The Skanner Newspaper - Sports http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:32:26 -0700 MYOB en-gb jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner Newspaper) Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson: Not Black Enough? http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22041-seattle-seahawks-quarterback-russell-wilson-not-black-enough http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22041-seattle-seahawks-quarterback-russell-wilson-not-black-enough The Black Athlete: The 'not-black enough' slur is bullying that hurts us all   

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Sports Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:51:49 -0700
Portland Trailblazers Start Season on Solid Foundation http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22017-portland-trailblazers-start-season-on-solid-foundation http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22017-portland-trailblazers-start-season-on-solid-foundation The only two additions to the team are Chris Kaman and Steve Blake    

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Sports Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:25:02 -0700
The Black Athlete: NCAA Must Change System for Fairness Sake http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21979-the-black-athlete-ncaa-must-change-system-for-fairness-sake http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21979-the-black-athlete-ncaa-must-change-system-for-fairness-sake Omar Tyree says college athletes need more than a fake "free ride"    

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Sports Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:02:00 -0700
What's in Store for The Big Ten? http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21786-what-s-in-store-for-the-big-ten http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21786-what-s-in-store-for-the-big-ten A 13-person committee will choose four teams to compete for the national championship    

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Sports Wed, 03 Sep 2014 20:22:14 -0700
Photos: Hood to Coast 2014 Runners Cross the Finish Line http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21747-photos-hood-to-coast-2014-runners-cross-the-finish-line http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21747-photos-hood-to-coast-2014-runners-cross-the-finish-line The race is known as the mother of all relays because it is the biggest in the world    

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis) Sports Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:50 -0700
LeBron James Goes Back to Cleveland Cavaliers http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21517-lebron-james-goes-back-to-cleveland-cavaliers http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21517-lebron-james-goes-back-to-cleveland-cavaliers Pull of home takes James back to Cleveland with a goal of winning trophy with the Cavaliers 

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Sports Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:04:30 -0700
President Obama Honors Seattle Seahawks at the White House http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21267-president-obama-honors-seattle-seahawks-at-the-white-house http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21267-president-obama-honors-seattle-seahawks-at-the-white-house President Obama welcomed the Seattle Seahawks to the White House Wednesday, in honor of their Super Bowl win this past season

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Sports Thu, 22 May 2014 17:10:56 -0700
Seattle Sounders Will Play First Game at New 49ers Stadium http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21240-seattle-sounders-will-play-first-game-at-new-49ers-stadium http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21240-seattle-sounders-will-play-first-game-at-new-49ers-stadium The Pac-12 Conference is moving its league championship game to the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium in Santa Clara  

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Sports Thu, 15 May 2014 18:37:01 -0700
Oregon State University Fires Coach Craig Robinson http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21188-oregon-state-university-fires-coach-craig-robinson http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21188-oregon-state-university-fires-coach-craig-robinson Michelle Obama’s brother coached the OSU basketball team for six seasons without making the NCAA tournament

 

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Sports Mon, 05 May 2014 17:38:23 -0700
NBA Playoff Matchups: Blazers v Spurs and the Rest http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21187-nba-playoff-matchups-blazers-v-spurs-and-the-rest http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21187-nba-playoff-matchups-blazers-v-spurs-and-the-rest  Who's playing who this week in the NBA playoffs 

 

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Sports Mon, 05 May 2014 15:47:55 -0700
NBA Bans Clippers Owner Donald Sterling for Life http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21159-nba-bans-sterling-for-life http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21159-nba-bans-sterling-for-life Sterling cannot attend games or practices and can't be in Clippers' facilities

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Sports Tue, 29 Apr 2014 18:54:12 -0700
Clippers Owner May Face Action From NBA http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21157-clippers-owner-may-face-action-from-nba http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21157-clippers-owner-may-face-action-from-nba NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expected to announce action on Clippers' owner Donald Sterling 

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Sports Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:16:49 -0700
Blazers Up 3-1 with 123-120 OT Win Over Rockets http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21148-blazers-up-3-1-with-123-120-ot-win-over-rockets http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21148-blazers-up-3-1-with-123-120-ot-win-over-rockets The Blazers haven't advanced out of the first round since 2000

 

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Sports Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:46:52 -0700
Hall Of Fame Coach Jack Ramsay Dies at 89 http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21147-hall-of-fame-coach-jack-ramsay-dies-at-89 http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21147-hall-of-fame-coach-jack-ramsay-dies-at-89 He led the Portland Trail Blazers to the 1977 NBA championship before he became one of the NBA's most respected broadcasters

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Sports Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:27:02 -0700
Trailblazers Defeat Rockets 112-105 in Second Away Game http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21133-trailblazers-defeat-rockets-112-105-in-second-away-game http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/21133-trailblazers-defeat-rockets-112-105-in-second-away-game Fans feared the Portland Trailblazers would face insurmountable challenge in their second game against Houston. But Aldridge's performance sealed the win 

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Sports Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:13:10 -0700