No drinking? No problem!

Portland, in all of its glory and culture, has a serious dearth of things to do for its underage residents. Heck, even most restaurants close by 10 p.m. and leave nary but bars to inhabit, leaving those who don’t drink (or aren’t yet old enough) with little to do.

Summer night fights

Portland’s longest-running mixed martial arts series is scheduled to continue Saturday night with a fight card featuring up-and-coming fighters from around the Pacific Northwest.

Sports Extra: Pounding the pavement

Consider the usual hustle and bustle around the Rose Quarter on event nights. What would you have if, instead of the usual hubbub, the event was spread across the outdoor area and featured dozens of half-court setups with hundreds of three-person squads vying for bragging rights while also raising money for a good cause? You would have Street Jam.

Sports Extra: Talkin’ hoops

This summer has been an exciting one for basketball fans. The flow of news and rumors has been very active, from LeBron James’ decision to join the Miami Heat to our hometown Portland Trail Blazers making big draft-day trades and acquisitions since.

Getting ready to rumble

The Full Contact Fighting Federation will host Rumble at the Roseland 52, a mixed martial arts event featuring fighters from several weight classes in an octagon cage. There will be two main events, with a champion to be declared in both genders.