Business News Reporter, The Oregonian
Business news reporter for The Oregonian -- sports footwear/equipment/apparel/marketing. firstname.lastname@example.org // 503-294-5900 or 503-913-4188
oregonlive.com — The Trail Blazers have been asking their most loyal customers -- season ticket holders and sponsors -- what they've been thinking. An online survey, which closes at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, was emailed about two weeks ago. The survey is one of the Blazers' front office off-season projects, which includes seeking season ticket and sponsorship renewals.
oregonlive.com — NEW YORK - Half-moon hoops, double rims, chain-linked fences for out-of-bounds lines and no net that anyone can recall. Such is the imperfect urban landscape of playground basketball, what many consider the truest expression of the sport. It's basketball without referees, coaches or sneaker deals. Anyone can play, so long as they call "Next."
online.wsj.com — PORTLAND, Ore.-In the 1950s, after health authorities began fluoridating U.S. water supplies, they faced opposition from groups like the John Birch Society, which called it "an unconstitutional mass medication of the public." Sixty years later, the fight over fluoridation has erupted in Portland, where the battle has drawn in the city's craft-beer brewers, organic-food purveyors and environmentalists.
oregonlive.com — The NBA on Monday awarded the Trail Blazers the league's 2013 Team Sponsorship Activation Award. The Blazers got the award for work done to promote the "Blazers Burger," offered for five weeks during the 2012-13 season by Burgerville, the privately held 39-restaurant chain based in Vancouver.
oregonlive.com — LaCrosse Footwear, Inc., the Portland-based company sold last year to a Japanese shoe retailer, has appointed Nike veteran Robert Sasaki as its president, the company announced Friday. Sasaki joined LaCrosse last December as an executive vice president.
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