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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at the big sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Oct. 1.

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FCC considers ban on Redskins name

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Broadcasters could be fined for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans.

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Defiant Royals outfox A’s in Wild Card game

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Kansas City beat Oakland in a thrilling do-or-die playoff to eke out a victory in their first postseason game for 29 years.

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Royals beat A’s 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason.

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Middle school team runs ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

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Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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Local non-profit takes steps to create radio station

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Local art space and music venue goes low-fi

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Task force proposing new taxes for state parks

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Water bottle and motor homes tax would funds parks

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Boeing moving jobs to Oklahoma City, St. Louis

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About 2,000 Boeing jobs being moved out of state

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UW’s med school to accept deferred-action students

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UW opens med school to immigrant students

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Passenger dies in motorcycle crash

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Driver cited for running stop sign causing fatal collision

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jeff Goldblum’s bizarre lightbulb ad

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The "Jurassic Park" actor shows you the benefits of mood lighting, wearing nothing but tiny swim trunks and a bad wig.

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Middle school team runs ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

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Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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Fan tackled on field

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An Ohio State fan tried to rush the field in the middle of Saturday's game, but he wasn't counting on a quick-thinking coach.

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Cute kids debate the weather

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This video will poke you right in the heart.

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Tattooing in slow motion

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The science and the art behind getting a tattoo.

Entertainment

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‘Twilight’ saga returning with short films

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The blockbuster vampire franchise is set to return, this time in a short film format.

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Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney’s bride

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With help from high-end designers, the new Mrs. George Clooney vaulted to the top of Hollywood fashion.

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Tracy Morgan incredulous Walmart blames him for crash injuries

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The "SNL" star says he "can't believe" the retailer is blaming him for the crash that severely injured him and killed comedian Jimmy Mack.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 1

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A look back on this day in Hollywood history.

Local Sports

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Mariners to be aggressive adding bats in offseason

New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, right, answers a question as general manager Jack Zduriencik looks on at a news conference introducing McClendon Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Seattle. McClendon spent eight patient seasons as a coach waiting for another opportunity to be a major league manager after his stint in Pittsburgh. The Mariners are giving McClendon that chance and formally introduced him on Thursday as their new manager.

After narrowly missing the postseason, the Mariners say they will raise payroll in 2015 and aggressively pursue offense during the offseason.

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Silvertips’ Stadnyk named P.O.W

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Everett Silvertips' forward Carson Stadnyk has been nave the WHL's Player of the Week for the week ending September 28th.

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Eastside Catholic’s Thybulle heads to UW

Eastside Catholic's Matisse Thybulle, right, drives past Rainier Beach's Naim Ladd, left, in the first half of the Division 3A state high school basketball championship, Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Tacoma, Wash.

University of Washington men's basketball team has got a verbal commitment from standout Matisse Thybulle, improving the Huskies, already strong, 2015 recruiting class.

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Pair of Vikings win weekly awards

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Richards in men's cross country, Jones in women's soccer

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Cano is M’s nominee for Hank Aaron Award

Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano walks back to the dugout after the the top of the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday, March 31, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

M's fans can vote at MLB.com or SeattleMariners.com

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Chiefs break Seahawks’ Guinness noise record

Kansas City Chiefs fans were loud Sunday, as they tried to break a world record for loudest staidum during their NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013.

After claiming the record last season, and then losing it to the Seattle Seahawks, the fans of the Kansas City Chiefs reclaimed the mark with a reading of 142.2 decibels in the first half of their game against the New England Patriots on Monday night.

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Expectations high for stable Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge talks with Robin Lopez and Damian Lillard

Among the themes for Portland this season is to embrace the idea they belong with the elite teams in the West.

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Seattle activates Montero from suspended list

Seattle Mariners' Jesus Montero, right, is congratulated by teammate Cole Gillespie after hitting two-run home run that scored Gillespie during second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Seattle, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

The Mariners have activated Jesus Montero off the suspended list and designated Corey Hart for assignment.

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