Stories by Anne M. Peterson

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

MLS All-Stars looking to put on 'exciting' show against Bayern Munich

PORTLAND, Ore. - By the time the MLS All-Star Game rolls around tonight, coach Caleb Porter will have had two training sessions with his All-Stars.
By Anne M. Peterson

Friday, July 4, 2014

Stealth World Cup ads raise sponsorship questions

Soccer's international governing body, FIFA, closely holds the World Cup brand as intellectual property. That hasn't stopped companies from marketing their way around sponsorship.
By Anne M. Peterson

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Adidas and Nike jostle for edge at the World Cup

PORTLAND, Ore. - The competition on the pitch has yet to start, but the fight over World Cup consumers is already intense - and no more so than between the athletic companies.
By Anne M. Peterson

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Spurs cranked up intensity after tough first round

PORTLAND, Ore. - The intensity and focus that has the San Antonio Spurs rolling 3-0 over Portland in the Western Conference semifinals can be traced to their Game 3 loss to Dallas in the first round.
By Anne M. Peterson

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Lillard's shot reminiscent of ex-Blazer

PORTLAND, Ore. - Damian Lillard always admired Brandon Roy for his ability to make game-changing shots. Now the second-year Trail Blazers point guard is making the game-changers of his own.
By Anne M. Peterson

Friday, March 7, 2014

MLS hopes to build on excitement surrounding World Cup

Because nothing stirs passionate soccer fans - and even the sport's casual onlookers - quite like the World Cup, Major League Soccer is hoping to draw on the excitement surrounding the big event ...
By Anne M. Peterson

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Conference officials looking into post-game brawl

The Western Athletic Conference is looking into a brawl that following the overtime New Mexico State-Utah Valley game on Thursday night.
By Anne M. Peterson

Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

Washington gives early gift to home fans

The Washington Huskies women's volleyball team gave an early Christmas gift to its home fans - a Final Four berth.
By Anne M. Peterson

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013

Oregon defense could be key against Stanford

Its oft-overlooked defense could be the key to victory for Oregon against Stanford on Thursday.
By Anne M. Peterson

Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013

Oregon roars past UCLA

The game was tied at halftime, but Oregon roared past UCLA in the second half.
By Anne M. Peterson

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

No. 12 Bruins in tough at No. 2 Oregon

A victory over No. 2 Oregon would certainly erase UCLA's disappointment over a loss to Stanford.
By Anne M. Peterson

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Oregon battling injuries on defense

Though the Ducks rarely talk about it, it's clear the injury bug has taken a bite out of Oregon - especially on defense.
By Anne M. Peterson

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012

Pac-12 clash loses some of its luster

Back at the start of the season, Oregon's game at Southern California was circled on lots of calendars. Eight weeks later, the shine is off the game a bit.
By Anne M. Peterson

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Women's 100 runoff set for Monday

With a Monday runoff in the women's 100 meters still looming over the U.S. track trials, Wallace Spearmon kept the men's 200 controversy-free with an easy victory.
By Anne M. Peterson

Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012

Blazers top Hawks to end skid

LaMarcus Aldridge had 19 points and 10 rebounds in his return from a left ankle injury and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Atlanta Hawks 97-77 on Saturday night to snap a four-game home losing ...
By Anne M. Peterson

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Hoffa dominates

Lakeside grad Reese Hoffa won the shot put in the Prefontaine Classic on Saturday. Hoffa, who also was a star at Georgia and is a former Olympian, won with a throw of 71 feet and a half inch.  
By Anne M. Peterson

Sunday, Aug 10, 2008

Facing tragedy head on

BEIJING --- A U.S. women's volleyball team struck by tragedy just hours earlier beat Japan in an emotional Olympic opener marred by the fatal stabbing of an ex-player's father.
By Anne M. Peterson

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