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Portland Trail Blazers' Cliff Robinson drives on Chicago Bulls' Horace Grant during Game 1 of the 1992 NBA Finals in Chicago. Robinson, an early star on UConn’s rise to power and longtime top sixth man in the NBA, has died. He was 53. Robinson’s death was confirmed by UConn, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020.

Former Trail Blazers great Cliff Robinson dies at 53

Portland Trail Blazers' Cliff Robinson drives on Chicago Bulls' Horace Grant during Game 1 of the 1992 NBA Finals in Chicago. Robinson, an early star on UConn’s rise to power and longtime top sixth man in the NBA, has died. He was 53. Robinson’s death was confirmed by UConn, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020.

August 29, 2020, 10:20am Blazers

Cliff Robinson, who guided UConn out from the bottom and almost helped take the Portland Trail Blazers to the top, died Saturday at age 53. Read story

Seattle Mariners second baseman Shed Long Jr., left, misses the ball as Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani steals second base during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Aug. 28, 2020.

Mariners come up short against Angels, 3-2

Seattle Mariners second baseman Shed Long Jr., left, misses the ball as Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani steals second base during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Aug. 28, 2020.

August 28, 2020, 9:47pm National Sports

Mike Trout homered, Justin Upton delivered the tiebreaking RBI single in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Friday night. Read story

Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams, left, talks with teammates Shaquill Griffin, right, and Quandre Diggs, center during NFL football training camp, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Seahawks’ Diggs implores others to register to vote

Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams, left, talks with teammates Shaquill Griffin, right, and Quandre Diggs, center during NFL football training camp, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S.

August 28, 2020, 5:45pm Seahawks

Against the backdrop of ongoing calls for social justice, Seattle Seahawks safety Quandre Diggs is imploring others to register to vote. Read story

This is an April 18, 1948, portrait of Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Jackie Robinson. It's Jackie Robinson Day across the big leagues on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, as baseball honors the man who broke the sport's color barrier in 1947.

MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson, calls for justice to continue

This is an April 18, 1948, portrait of Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Jackie Robinson. It's Jackie Robinson Day across the big leagues on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, as baseball honors the man who broke the sport's color barrier in 1947.

August 28, 2020, 5:22pm National Sports

Major League Baseball observed a Jackie Robinson Day like no other Friday, with teams celebrating a man who broke the sport's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers' Carmelo Anthony, front right, takes a knee with teammates before Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

Blazers resume Saturday as NBA schedules weekend tripleheaders

Portland Trail Blazers' Carmelo Anthony, front right, takes a knee with teammates before Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

August 28, 2020, 2:10pm Blazers

The NBA released the weekend schedule and essentially kept all the games that were postponed together with tripleheaders set for Saturday and Sunday. Read story

A general view outside of The Field House before Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. NBA players made their strongest statement yet against racial injustice Wednesday when the Milwaukee Bucks didn't take the floor for their playoff game against the Orlando Magic.

NBA playoffs resume Saturday as sides detail new commitments

A general view outside of The Field House before Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. NBA players made their strongest statement yet against racial injustice Wednesday when the Milwaukee Bucks didn't take the floor for their playoff game against the Orlando Magic.

August 28, 2020, 12:53pm Latest News

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — NBA players want change that makes their communities safer. They want people to vote — hopefully in their home arenas. Read story

In this Nov. 16, 2019, photo, a packed crowd looks on as Washington State mascot Butch T. Cougar performs during an NCAA college football game between Washington State and Stanford in Pullman, Wash. The athletes weren't the only ones impacted when Washington State's fall football season was canceled by the coronavirus pandemic. Merchants in tiny Pullman, who depend on big football crowds, say they are losing a major chunk of their annual income. Pullman, the most remote outpost in the PAC-12, has only 34,000 residents and many businesses in town depend on visitors attracted by football games, graduation and other special events.

Loss of college football games a blow for Pullman businesses

In this Nov. 16, 2019, photo, a packed crowd looks on as Washington State mascot Butch T. Cougar performs during an NCAA college football game between Washington State and Stanford in Pullman, Wash. The athletes weren't the only ones impacted when Washington State's fall football season was canceled by the coronavirus pandemic. Merchants in tiny Pullman, who depend on big football crowds, say they are losing a major chunk of their annual income. Pullman, the most remote outpost in the PAC-12, has only 34,000 residents and many businesses in town depend on visitors attracted by football games, graduation and other special events.

August 28, 2020, 8:49am College

The athletes weren’t the only ones affected when Washington State University’s fall football season was canceled by the coronavirus pandemic. Merchants in tiny Pullman, Washington, who depend on big football crowds say they are losing a major chunk of their annual income. Read story

Arizona head coach Lute Olson, center, talks to his players, during a game in 2006. The Hall of Fame coach who turned Arizona into a college basketball powerhouse, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, at the age of 85. Cause of death was not reported.

Lute Olson, Hall of Fame coach, Arizona icon, dies at 85

Arizona head coach Lute Olson, center, talks to his players, during a game in 2006. The Hall of Fame coach who turned Arizona into a college basketball powerhouse, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, at the age of 85. Cause of death was not reported.

August 27, 2020, 9:16pm College

Lute Olson, the Hall of Fame coach who turned Arizona into a college basketball powerhouse, has died. He was 85. Read story

The Trapper Creek Wilderness, with Mount Hood in the distance, is seen from the top of 4,200-foot Observation Peak.

Trapper Creek is a small wilderness offering a big escape

The Trapper Creek Wilderness, with Mount Hood in the distance, is seen from the top of 4,200-foot Observation Peak.

August 27, 2020, 7:04pm Latest News

Under a high canopy of old growth Douglas and silver fir, it’s easy for your senses to get trapped in the Trapper Creek Wilderness. Read story

Seattle Mariners' Jose Marmolejos (26) is greeted by teammates Austin Nola, left, Kyle Lewis, second from right, and Sam Haggerty, right, after hitting a grand slam during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in San Diego.

Marmolejos’ first slam carries Mariners to 8-3 win, split

Seattle Mariners' Jose Marmolejos (26) is greeted by teammates Austin Nola, left, Kyle Lewis, second from right, and Sam Haggerty, right, after hitting a grand slam during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in San Diego.

August 27, 2020, 7:01pm National Sports

Rookie José Marmolejos hit his first grand slam and Shed Long Jr. also connected in the six-run first inning that carried the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 victory against the San Diego Padres and a split of Thursday’s doubleheader. Read story