Gonzaga, in its 17th consecutive NCAA Tournament, was trying to get to the Final Four for the first time.
Gonzaga and coach Mark Few have been a constant presence in the NCAA Tournament, even if the loveable Zags rarely get this deep into March Madness.
On a cold, rainy spring night five years ago, the room was dripping with superstars. The guest of honor was USA basketball boss Jerry Colangelo. The dinner speaker was Mike Krzyzewski. Kobe Bryant sent a video tribute. Jay Bilas served as emcee.
Portland was on the verge of exactly that, trailing by 10 points in the fourth quarter, when the third-year point guard from nearby Weber State decided to attack the basket again and again and again.
The Trail Blazers lost to the Golden State Warriors, 122-108 at home on Tuesday. Despite the slump, Portland has remained atop the Northwest Division, five games in front of Oklahoma City.
Dwyane Wade scored 15 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter, including a jumper with 13.6 seconds left to break a tie and help the Miami Heat beat the Portland Trail Blazers 108-104 on Wednesday night.
The Ducks Elgin Cook scored 17 points to lead Oregon past Oregon State 65-62 in a hotly contested rivalry game at Gill Coliseum.
The University of Oregon had two great developments on Monday, as the Ducks signed Head Coach Mark Helfrich to a 5-year, $17.5 million contract and landed Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams for the fall.
The evening was an emotional event for the Ducks team. Teammate Lauren Jones died suddenly of Meningococemia last Tuesday. The Ducks wore warmup jerseys with Jones’s number 51 in her honor before the meet began.
Gary Andersen is leaving Wisconsin to take head coaching job at Oregon State.
Mike Riley never won a championship at Oregon State. He thinks Nebraska is the place where he can.
Riley will be introduced at a news conference Friday. He'll take over immediately, but will not coach the Cornhuskers in their bowl game.
Rather than be disappointed with two ties to start the season, Timbers coach Caleb Porter suggested his team take a while to let the latest — a 2-2 draw Sunday with the defending MLS Cup champion Los Angeles Galaxy — sink in.
Major League Soccer and its players' union agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener.
The emphasis for the Portland Timbers in the offseason was on shoring up the defense.
EUGENE, Ore. – The No. 2 ranked Oregon softball team took down the No. 19 ranked Washington Huskies 8-0 in five innings on Friday afternoon, as junior Cheridan Hawkins threw her first career perfect game.
Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 victory over No. 11 UCLA on Friday night in the South Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.
Though they're just teenagers, many Portland Winterhawk players ventured to the Pacific Northwest to pursue their hockey dreams without their immediate families by their sides.
The NFL's dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season.
The Minnesota Vikings don't plan to trade Adrian Peterson and fully expect him to be with the team for the 2015 season.
An autopsy has found that "lucha libre" wrestler Pedro Aguayo died almost immediately of injuries suffered in the ring over the weekend, Mexican authorities said Wednesday.
The NFL will not block any games from local television during the 2015 season.
Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded no contest Monday in Los Angeles to charges of drugging and raping two women in the second of similar criminal cases in four states.
An NFL team owner has designed a Los Angeles-area stadium for two clubs - with two home locker rooms, identical sets of office space and two owners' suites.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has announced his retirement after a 19-year NBA career that included two MVP awards.
Payton had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Magic snapped a six-game losing streak with 111-104 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
A high-stakes case playing out in federal court could lead to the end of the all-or-nothing pro sports TV packages that force fans to buy hundreds of live games from around the league instead of just those involving their favorite teams.
The Dallas Cowboys made their big play in free agency with defensive end Greg Hardy. Now they wait to see how soon the former Carolina player will boost their mediocre pass rush.
A Mexican state prosecutor says a professional wrestler has died from a hit in the ring during a match.