Minnesota Timberwolves and former Portland Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy acknowledges a cheering crowd during a first-quarter time out at an NBA basketball game between the teams in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 2, 2013. Roy is currently on the injured/inactive list. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Timberwolves waive Brandon Roy

The former Trail Blazers All-Star was waived Friday, a move that could mark the end of Brandon Roy's NBA career.

FILE - Five years after hitting rock bottom, the Portland Winterhawks have climbed back into the elite among major junior hockey, with large crowds cheering their winning ways at both Memorial Coliseum and the Rose Garden. Undated photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Winterhawks reborn

A little more than four years after being purchased by Calgary oilman Bill Gallacher, the Winterhawks are the standard by which other WHL fr…