Power Rankings: Portland loud, proud
Like a great many college students in the state of Oregon at the moment, Taylor Spooner's week is building toward a big game Thursday night against a rival from the Bay Area.
Come that evening, the sophomore math major will gather with friends, all dressed in the appropriate colors, and they will invest their hearts -- not to mention a good bit of their lungs and larynges -- in what follows. Championship implications and school pride will saturate the air like a fine rain. ...
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