Tuesday, February 21, 2017

New Gig For Magic As Mitch Gets The Boot

The Lakers have missed the NBA Playoffs a franchise-record three straight seasons.

Glenda!

Here's a glamour photo of screen actress Glenda Farrell.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Ducks Climb A Spot In Both Polls

After completing a perfect home season with wins over Utah and Colorado, the Oregon Ducks climbed up a spot in the latest Associated Press (to #6) and USA Today/Coaches (#7) polls that were released on Monday.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Beavers Erase 13-Point Deficit, Knock Off Utes, End Losing Streak, Pick Up First Conference Victory

At Corvallis, Oregon:

Stephen Thompson, Jr. scored 24 of his career-high 31 points in the second half on Sunday as the Oregon State Beavers (5-23 overall, 1-14 in Pac-12 play) overcame a 13-point second-half deficit and upended the visiting Utah Runnin' Utes (17-10, 8-7) 68-67 to snap a 14-game losing streak and collect their first Pac-12 Conference victory of the season.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Dons Ground Pilots In Portland

At Portland, Oregon:

Chase Foster scored 18 points on Saturday night as the San Francisco Dons (19-10 overall, 9-7 in West Coast play) bounced back from their lopsided Thursday defeat against Gonzaga by overpowering the Portland Pilots (9-19, 2-14) 65-51 on the road.

Jazz Johnson scored 18 points to pace the Pilots, who have now dropped fourteen straight contests.

Griz Hold Off Vikes In Missoula

At Portland, Oregon:

Ahmaad Rorie scored 28 points on Saturday night as the Montana Grizzlies (14-14 overall, 9-6 in Big Sky play) held off the visiting Portland State Vikings (12-13, 5-9) 85-82, despite 23 points from the visitors' Deontae North.

Ducks Avenge Recent Defeat At Colorado, Turn Buffaloes Into Hamburger; Home Winning Streak Now At 42 Games

At Eugene, Oregon:

Dillon Brooks scored 23 points on Saturday as the Oregon Ducks (24-4 overall, 13-2 in Pac-12 play; #7 in the Associated Press poll, #8 in the USA Today/Coaches rankings) avenged their defeat back on January 28 at Boulder and stretched their home winning streak---the longest current such streak in Division I---to 42 games following their 101-73 demolition of the Colorado Buffaloes (16-12, 6-9).

Dylan Ennis added 20 points to Oregon's coffers.

It was the Ducks' regular-season home finale as they will wrap up league play at California, then Stanford, before facing Oregon State at Corvallis.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Hedy!

Time for another glamor photo of screen legend and inventor Hedy Lamarr.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Pilots Grounded Again

At Portland, Oregon:

Anthony Townes scored 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds on Thursday night as the Pacific Tigers (10-18 overall, 4-11 in West Coast play) polished off the home-standing Portland Pilots (9-18, 2-13) 76-65.

Jazz Johnson paced the Pilots (who have now dropped 13 consecutive games) with 23 points.

Vikings Suffer Tough OT Defeat At Bozeman

At Bozeman, Montana:

Tyler Hall, who scored 24 points, hit the game-winning jumper with five seconds remaining in overtime on Thursday as the Montana State Bobcats (13-14 overall, 8-6 in Big Sky play) held off the visiting Portland State Vikings (12-12, 5-8) 92-90, despite 28 points and nine rebounds from the guests' De'Sean Parsons.

Buffaloes Keep Beavers Winless In Conference Play

At Corvallis, Oregon:

Derrick White scored 20 points and came up with three steals on Thursday night as the Colorado Buffaloes (16-11 overall, 6-8 in Pac-12 play) kept the hapless Oregon State Beavers (4-23, 0-14) winless in conference play following their 60-52 road victory.

The Beavers have now dropped fourteen straight games.

Ducks Prove To Be Too Much For Utes, Stretch Home Winning Streak To 41

At Eugene, Oregon:

Dillon Brooks scored 20 points on Thursday night as the Oregon Ducks (23-4 overall, 12-2 in Pac-10 play; #7 in the Associated Press poll, #8 in the USA Today/Coaches rankings) stretched their home winning streak---the longest current such streak in Division I---to 41 games following their 79-61 domination of the Utah Runnin' Utes (17-8, 8-6).

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Sultry Claire

Here's another glamour photo of 1930s and early 1940s screen actress Claire Dodd.

More Madeleine

Here's another glamor shot of Madeleine Carroll.

Madeleine

Here's another glamor photo of 1930s and 1940s screen actress Madeleine Carroll.