With the clock clicking down, the Sacramento City Council took its last shot at keeping the NBA Kings in California's capital by approving a public-private deal Tuesday to build a new 18,500-seat arena and retail center downtown.
Add another investor to the group Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is assembling to keep the Kings from moving to Seattle.
Nike is causing a social media storm with its latest online ad showing a picture of Tiger Woods overlaid with a quote from him, "Winning takes care of everything."
The Portland Winterhawks evened their series with the Everett Silvertips, picking up a 4-1 win in Game 2 of their first round Western Conference playoff series in front of a sellout crowd of 10,947 at the Rose Garden.
As much as the NBA has tried to steer the conversation away from a tug-of-war between cities, there is no denying what this fight feels like for fans involved: Sacramento vs. Seattle.
Thanks to a ton of wins, the Portland Winterhawks have become known as "The Evil Empire" around the league.
The Portland Winterhawks fired 58 shots at Everett Silvertips netminder Austin Lotz Friday, but fell 4-3 in Game 1 of the Western Hockey League playoffs at the Rose Garden in front of 9,390 fans.
The Portland Winterhawks (56-12-1-2) set two significant records in a wild 6-5 shootout win Saturday in Seattle over the Thunderbirds (24-39-7-2).
When Major League Soccer decided the third week of the regular season was going to feature matchups of the league's best rivalries, they made sure Seattle facing Portland was the centerpiece.
Brendan Leipsic had a hat trick to lead the Portland Winterhawks (55-12-1-2) to an 8-4 win over the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds (24-38-7-2) Friday at the Rose Garden in front of a sellout crowd of 10,947.
The Portland Winterhawks (54-12-1-2) defeated Victoria 4-1 Tuesday in their second straight game against the Royals (33-30-2-5).
Chase De Leo had a hat trick and the Portland Winterhawks (53-12-1-2) clinched home ice advantage through the playoffs with a 5-2 win in Victoria Sunday over the Royals (33-29-2-5).
The Portland Winterhawks (52-12-1-2) picked up a 6-3 win over the visiting Everett Silvertips (23-38-2-4) Tuesday at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in front of 6,157 fans.
The Timbers overcame two early goals by Fabian Espindola to forge a 3-all draw with the New York Red Bulls in both teams' Major League Soccer season opener on Sunday night.
The Portland Winterhawks (51-12-1-2) fell 4-2 in Everett Saturday against the Silvertips (23-37-1-4).