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The Trail Blazers are wrapping up exhibition play with four games in five nights this week. Portland is at Golden State tonight, at the L.A. Clippers on Wednesday and at Sacramento on Friday. The regular season starts Nov. 1 at Seattle.

• Former Portland Pilot soccer star Christine Sinclair has been named captain of the Canadian national team for the Peace Queen Cup in South Korea this week.

• Nike has become title sponsor of the annual Hood to Coast Relay. The event, which is the world's longest relay race, is set for Aug. 24 and Aug. 25 next year and already is sold out, with 1,000 teams registered.