• Timbers defender Nat Borchers needs Achilles surgery

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Timbers defender Nat Borchers needs surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of the season.

  • AP source: CJ McCollum agrees to extension with the Blazers

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A person familiar with the deal confirms that guard CJ McCollum has agreed to a four-year, $106 million contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers.

  • Portland Trail Blazers guard Allen Crabbe discusses his new contract with the team at a news conference at the team's practice facility in Tualatin, Ore., Friday, July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Anne M. Peterson)

    Crabbe and Leonard discuss new contracts with the Blazers

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Allen Crabbe was upset three years ago when he wasn’t selected until the second round of the NBA draft. His new contract with the Blazers alleviates some of that disappointment.

  • Oregon, North Carolina can meet for Maui title

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — North Carolina and Oregon, No. 1 seeds from last season’s NCAA Tournament, lead their respective brackets for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational.

  • Correction: San Francisco-Foam Ban story

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story July 9 about a comprehensive ban on foam products in San Francisco, The Associated Press reported erroneously the nature and timing of bans in other cities. Los Angeles has a ban on foam food containers only in government buildings. And Portland, Oregon, approved a ban on such products in restaurants in1989, not following a similar prohibition in San Francisco in 2006.