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The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Opens Monday, Aug 11, 2014 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

Hawks draft pick Edy Tavares likely headed back to Spain

...75 million deal with free-agent guard Mo Williams on Monday.Williams is coming off an up-and-down season with the Portland Trail Blazers, but the Timberwolves see the veteran combo guard as an ideal pairing with rookie Zach LaVine on the team's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-28/hawks-draft-pick-edy-tavares-
Obama bans discrimination against federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender

...the GOP-controlled House. Now, said Obama, "It's time to address this injustice for every American."Mia Macy of Portland, Ore., watched Obama's announcement in tears as an invited guest in the East Room. The military veteran and former Phoenix...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/obama-bans-discrimination-
Augustan self-publishes fantasy tale

...the novel was in the top 300 on Barnes & Noble.com and in the top five for Powell's Books, an independent store based in Portland, Ore., that has been a leading seller of Lepucki's book.California and Sweetness #9 are part of Colbert's campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-07-24/augustan-self-publishes-fant
LeBron James' moves shifts balance of power

...and the Heat in the NBA Finals. The Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers are potent, and the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers don't look far away.So if Cleveland's a favorite, it may only be a sentimental one, for those wanting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-12/lebron-james-moves-shifts-bal
Salvation Army launching campaign for more corporate partners

...with the Salvation Army."Sebby said that he adopted the corporate campaign initiative when working at the Salvation Army in Portland, Ore., in 2003. When he came to Augusta 18 months ago, he realized the policy would be a good fit here, as well."We're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-10/salvation-a
Carmelo Anthony will stay with the Knicks

...25-year-old Mills had trouble sticking in the NBA at the start of his career. He played in 74 games over two seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers and 16 more with the Spurs in 2011-12.Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and his accomplished staff demanded that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-12/carmelo-anthony-will-stay-kni
Oneal Hallman

...Maxie Hallman (Cheryl), Merced, CA; grandchildren: Hannah Redd-Hallman, of Merced, California, Dylan Hallman, of Portland, OR and Aliena Kyzer (Wesley, Sr.), of Spartanburg, SC; great grandchildren: Wesley Kyzer, Jr., Kaila Kyzer and...

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Aldridge scores 26 points to help Portland hold off spirited Minnesota playing without Kevin Love

...in the second half and Wesley Matthews added 21 to help the Portland Trail Blazers hold off the injury-depleted Minnesota Timberwolves 117-110 Saturday night.Aldridge had six points during Portland's game-deciding 13-1 run in the fourth quarter.Corey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-02-08/aldridge-scores-26-points-hel
Augustans hitting the road, send postcards to prove it

...postcards over eight days in the Pacific Northwest."Traveling with Bob and Claudia Thoresen," they write. "We flew to Portland, Ore., and then drove to Spokane, Wash. What an amazing and beautiful country we live in! Saw a million acres of farmland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-16/augustans-hitting-road-send-p