Dec. 20 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET5:05 GMT13:05 10:05 PM MST12:05 AM EST9:05 UAE06:050:05 ET11:05 PM CT3:05 - Batum missed Friday's game against the Spurs due to wrist and knee injuries. Analysis: Batum took a hard fall in Portland's game against Sacramento on Wednesday. He may take some time to recover.
Nov. 12 8:14 PM PT9:14 PM MT10:14 PM CT11:14 PM ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST8:14 UAE05:1423:14 ET10:14 PM CT2:14 - Batum was back on the floor in Friday's 105-87 rout of Chicago after missing four games. Analysis: Batum, who hadn't played since Nov. 9, had nine points on 4-of-6 shooting in his return from a bruised right knee.
Nov. 7 9:10 PM PT10:10 PM MT11:10 PM CT12:10 AM ET5:10 GMT13:10 10:10 PM MST12:10 AM EST9:10 UAE06:100:10 ET11:10 PM CT3:10 - Batum nearly posted a triple-double in Thursday's win over Dallas. Analysis: Batum finished with eight points, nine rebounds and nine assists. His scoring has been way down in the early going with just 8.6 points per game.
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(AP) Former Oregon State assistant coach and chief of staff Jay Locey has been named head football coach at Lewis & Clark. Locey, who has been with the Beavers for the past nine years, replaces . . . more.
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