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Portland goes all out for MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday

PORTLAND, Ore. - Even on balmy summer nights, a green Portland Timbers scarf is a ubiquitous accessory in a place known...television viewers in 150 countries will get a look at Portland's enthusiasm for the sport at Wednesday's Major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-02/portland-goes-all-out-mls-all-sta
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...celebration of these players, their careers," said Porter, coach of the host Portland Timbers. "Hopefully, we can make it a competitive game and try to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-05/mls-all-stars-lookin
The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Now Playing Synopsis: Chapman and Maclain Way's documentary The Battered Bastards of Baseball tells the tale of the Mavericks, an independent minor league baseball team (meaning it was not affiliated with any big-league club) that formed in 1973. They fielded a squad consisting of guys who showed up for an open try out, many of whom had been cut from more reputable organizations. The ragtag team actually started to win, and their hometown of Portland ended up giving them a devoted fan base. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Lockett seeks to remove or lower Calhoun Expressway

...securing federal funding to demolish their freeways when he attended conventions in other cities.San Francisco, Boston, Portland, Ore., and Chattanooga, Tenn., have removed or downgraded one or more of their freeways, but altering one of Augusta's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-01/lockett-seeks-remove-or-
Landon Donovan to retire after MLS season

...to the beautiful game."Donovan was named the most valuable player of his 14th MLS All-Star game on Wednesday night in Portland, scoring a goal in the All-Stars' 2-1 win over Bayern Munich.He has played for the Galaxy since 2005, also going on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-07/landon-donovan-retir
College of Charleston players 'forgive' fired coach Doug Wojcik

...the protection on a 2016 second-round draft pick it sent to Portland in 2012 and the Kings later acquired from the Trail Blazers...5 points and 3.2 rebounds in 622 games in 11 seasons with Portland, the Los Angeles Clippers, New Jersey and Sacramento. Last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-06/college-charleston-p
Milwaukee Bucks sign free agent guard Jerryd Bayless

...time," Bayless said.Bayless was selected by the Indiana Pacers with the 11th pick in the 2008 draft. He was traded to Portland before his rookie season. Only 25 but entering his seventh NBA season, Bayless joins a team that has three teenagers on its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-31/milwaukee-bucks-sign-free-age
USC Aiken product Taylor Grover earns promotion in Boston Red Sox system

...couple years.Augusta State product Shannon Wilkerson played for Salem in 2011-12. Wilkerson is currently on the Double-A Portland roster. BREAKOUT SEASON: Texas Rangers prospect Andrew Faulkner hasn't received the recognition of many within a strong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-09/usc-aiken-product-taylor
U.S. cuts basketball roster to 16 players

...Korver, Sacramento's DeMarcus Cousins, Dallas' Chandler Parsons, Utah's Gordon Hayward, Toronto's DeMar DeRozan, Portland's Damian Lillard, Denver's Kenneth Faried, Detroit's Andre Drummond and Brooklyn's Mason Plumlee.George would have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-05/us-cuts-basketball-roster-16-
A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...Cubs on Wednesday.Boston's minor league system is rich with pitching prospects, featuring right-handers Anthony Ranaudo and Matt Barnes at Triple-A Pawtucket and left-handers Henry Owens and Brian Johnson at Double-A Portland.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox