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    Meyers Leonard Suspended For Altercation

    by  • December 16, 2013 • Sports

      NEW YORK (AP) — Portland center Meyers Leonard and Philadelphia center Daniel Orton were each suspended for one game without pay by the NBA for their altercation Saturday night. Leonard initiated the incident by slamming Orton to the floor, and Orton retaliated by elbowing Leonard in the mouth in the fourth quarter of...

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    Blazers, Thunder squeak by….NBA Scoreboard

    by  • December 16, 2013 • Sports

    UNDATED (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers barely managed to maintain sole possession of the NBA’s Western Conference lead. Damian Lillard canned a fadeaway with one-tenth of a second left in overtime to give the Blazers a 111-109 triumph at Detroit. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points for Portland, which rallied from a 13-point deficit...

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    Brown explains resignation

    by  • December 16, 2013 • Sports

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Mack Brown has told reporters he could have stayed on as head football coach but decided to resign because his teams haven’t been living up to the winning standard he helped create. Brown’s teams won 10 games every year from 2001-09 and won the national championship after the...

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    Illinois Fall To No. 15 Oregon 71-64

    by  • December 16, 2013 • Sports

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Mike Moser had 14 points and nine rebounds, and No. 15 Oregon remained unbeaten with a 71-64 victory over Illinois on Saturday night. Joseph Young added 14 points for the Ducks in the game at Portland’s newly renamed Moda Center, home of the NBA’s Trail Blazers.  Oregon improved to 9-0 in...

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