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Grant High graduate Steve Forbes is a huge underdog for his Saturday-night HBO boxing match with bigger Oscar De La Hoya at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

• The Portland Chinooks, who recently added forward David Lucas from Oregon State to their roster, are on the upswing in International Basketball League play. They'll take on the Bellingham Slam at 5 p.m. Sunday at Reynolds Middle School.

• The Winter Hawks chose forward Ty Rattie with the second pick of Thursday's Western Hockey League bantam draft.

'Ty is a big-time scorer,' Matt Bardsley, director of player personnel, says of the 6-foot, 160-pound Rattie, who had 75 goals and 56 assists for the midget-level Airdrie (Alberta) Extreme last season. 'He also plays the game with grit.'