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American Shalane Flanagan to defend NYC Marathon title

NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan and Geoffrey Kamworor will defend their titles at the New York City Marathon in November.8/14/2018 12:57 pm

Huskies lead Pac-12 favorites in search of league redemption

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Petersen spent the past half-decade building a powerhouse at Washington, and his latest group is the strong favorite to win the Pac-12 title while leading the league's quest to regain national respectability.8/13/2018 12:59 pm

Vancouver snaps Portland's unbeaten run with 2-1 victory

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kei Kamara and Cristian Techera scored for the Vancouver Whitecaps in a 2-1 Cascadia Cup victory over Portland on Saturday night, snapping a 15-match unbeaten streak for the Timbers.8/11/2018 11:20 pm

Man beaten in Ore. park was wearing Cavs jersey, not Blazers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Springfield police say a man who was attacked after being mistaken as a gang member was wearing a Cleveland Cavaliers jersey, not a red Portland Trail Blazers jersey as initially believed.8/10/2018 9:51 am

Timbers on 15-game unbeaten streak with rivalry looming

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — What slow start? The Portland Timbers have recovered and then some.8/8/2018 3:43 pm

Utah focused on boosting defensive line play after struggles

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Strong defensive lines have long been a trademark of Utah's football program.8/7/2018 10:53 am

COLLEGE FOOTBALL '18: Points and players per game in FBS

Scoring and players per game were down in major college football last season to their lowest levels since 2011.8/6/2018 9:35 am

Slow down! Fast-football craze shows signs of fading

The result of the play is a first down and the offense rushes to the line of scrimmage and sets up, linemen in their three-point stances, receivers out wide. The quarterback directs traffic, barks out something or other, maybe claps his hands, and then ... he stops and looks to the sideline for a play to be signaled.8/6/2018 9:34 am

Timbers extend unbeaten streak with 3-0 win over Union

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Diego Valeri and Dairon Asprilla each scored on a penalty kick, and the Portland Timbers extended their unbeaten streak to 15 games with a 3-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night.8/4/2018 11:16 pm

Authorities investigate death of man punched on Bend trail

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in central Oregon are investigating whether the death of a 69-year-old Bend man was the result of being punched by an unknown runner two months earlier on a popular trail.8/4/2018 3:05 pm

Latest National Sports

Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, tight lodging

Yosemite National Park reopened its scenic valley Tuesday after a nearly three-week closure due to nearby wildfires but advised visitors to expect some smoke in the air and limited lodging and food services in the popular California park.8/14/2018 1:02 pm

The Latest: Official: Falling tree killed Utah firefighter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the U.S. West (all times local):8/14/2018 12:52 pm

Cuomo: Dozens trapped in homes by flash flooding, damage

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Dozens of people were trapped in their homes Tuesday by fast-rising water from flash floods caused by heavy pre-dawn downpours that drenched New York state's Finger Lakes region, inundating roads and sweeping tons of trees, debris and a camper with a woman trapped inside into one of the lakes, authorities said.8/14/2018 11:45 am

Iraq to reduce visa charges for Iranian pilgrims

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq is reducing visa charges for Iranian pilgrims who visit to mark a major religious occasion later this year.8/14/2018 11:28 am

Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA Zoo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo.8/14/2018 10:57 am

Lebanon's mountains offer cool refuge from Mideast heat

FARAYA, Lebanon (AP) — The passengers' chatter on the Beirut-bound flight was far from reassuring. Taxi drivers were striking. Traffic was going to be bad. Add the heat and suffocating humidity of a typical summer day and you're hit with a powerful urge to get out of town.8/14/2018 10:16 am

LA to become first in US to install subway body scanners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.8/14/2018 9:41 am

Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream

LONDON (AP) — London's famous, festering fatberg lives on — and is getting its own livestream .8/14/2018 8:31 am

Couple lost in Wyoming ice cave for nearly 2 days rescued

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — A man and woman got lost inside a mazelike ice cave in Wyoming for nearly two days and were hypothermic when rescuers found them.8/14/2018 8:18 am

Cooperstown stirs emotions for dad of young baseball player

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two places have triggered tears of joy in my life: The Vatican and Cooperstown.8/14/2018 8:15 am