Portland's Galen Rupp is one of the headliners for the U.S. indoor track and field championships, Friday through Sunday at the Albuquerque (N.M.) Convention Center.

Rupp, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist from Central Catholic High and the University of Oregon, is entered in the 1,500 meters. The men's final in that event is Sunday afternoon (NBC Sports).RUPP

The women's 1,500, also on Sunday, includes Nike Oregon Project teen star Mary Cain and training partners Treniere Moser and Jordan Hasay.

Cain is coming off a win the Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games Feb. 15 in New York.

Rupp has set U.S. indoor records this year in the 5,000 and 2 mile, but he didn't finish the mile at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix on Feb. 8 to protect a sore foot.

Rupp's main competition at the U.S. championships includes Wanamaker Mile winner Will Leer, Olympic medalist Leo Manzano and 2008 Olympian Lopez Lomong of Lake Oswego. Others in the field include 2009 U.S. 3,000 champ David Torrence, Garrett Heath and Ryan Hill.

Albuquerque is playing host to the event for a fifth consecutive year.

The meet opens Friday with decathlon and heptathlon events and 3,000 finals, among other field events and sprint heats.


The Trail Blazers stood pat on Thursday. Portland made no trades before the NBA deadline.

Few deals were made around the league, although one team battling for the Western Conference playoffs with the Blazers and others fortified its backcourt, as Golden State acquired veteran guard Steve Blake, a former Blazer. The Warriors traded Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks to the Los Angeles Lakers for Blake, who could help take some of the load off Golden State standouts Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala.

• Former Oregon Ducks guard Luke Ridnour got traded Thursday, going from the Milwaukee Bucks to the Charlotte Bobcats along with guard Gary Neal in exchange for guard Ramon Sessions and forward Jeff Adrien.

The 33-year-old Ridnour, who averaged 5.7 points and 3.4 assists in 21.2 minutes for the Bucks, is now on his fourth NBA team in 11 seasons.

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