AP-Oregon News Coverage,ADVISORY
Our news coverage plans. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.
A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.
Oregon at 1:00 p.m.
EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon has upped its ambitious fundraising goals, seeking to bring in another billion dollars over the next several years. SENT: 300 words.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington’s Supreme Court struck down the state’s death penalty Thursday, ruling that it had been used in an arbitrary and racially discriminatory manner. Washington has had a moratorium on executions since 2014, but the ruling makes it the 20th state to do away with capital punishment. By Rachel La Corte. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
FBC--PAC 12 OFFICIATING
SAN FRANCISCO — Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott says the has conference made procedural mistakes and will make immediate changes in how video reviews are handled during football games. Scott was responding to a report by Yahoo Sports citing an internal document that showed a replay official believed he had been overruled by a Pac-12 executive on a targeting call during the Washington State-Southern California game. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
BKN--WESTERN CONFERNECE PREVIEW
Golden State coach Steve Kerr is a happy man these days. He’s got a new contract. He’s got his son Nick, who was helping out in San Antonio, working in the Warriors’ video room now. He’s leading a team that has won three of the last four NBA championships and is the overwhelming favorite to win it again this season. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 1,100 words. AP Photos.
First-year Nebraska coach Scott Frost said Thursday the transfers of three of his former players to Oregon State raised his suspicions, though he stopped short of leveling a tampering charge against the Beavers. By Eric Olson. SENT: 360 words. AP Photos.
FBC--PAC-12 THIS WEEK:
No. 7 Washington at No. 17 Oregon top Pac-12 game this week
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Tex Winter, the innovative “Triangle Offense” pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. SENT: 500 words. AP Photos.
—MILITARY-TRANSGENDER LAWSUIT: Court hears arguments in transgender military service ban.
—BROWN-ETHICS COMPLAINT: Oregon GOP ask for ethics Investigation into Brown campaign.
—DEADLY POLICE SHOOTING: Police identify man killed in southeast Portland shooting.
—DEPUTIES SAVE BABY: Clackamas County deputies help save unresponsive newborn.
The AP-Portland, Ore.