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Wednesday:
* Michael Koenen on the return of his youth football camp
* Taijuan Walker update – Mike Curto, Voice of the Rainiers
* Win passes to the season opener at Skagit Speedway!  



 

National Sports

21 minutes ago in Sports

Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson 

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Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) walks off the field before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn.

In a text message to The Associated Press, Johnson confirmed it was a two-year deal.

yesterday in Sports

Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl, center, shakes hands with investment firm executives Wesley Edens, right, and Marc Lasry, at a news conference after reaching a deal to sell the franchise Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Milwaukee. The deal is subject to approval by the NBA and its Board of Governors.

Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens.

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Patrols increase near Marathon finish line

With his attorney, Shannon Lopez, left, beside him Kevin Edson is arraigned in Boston Municipal Court, Wednesday, April 16 2014, in Boston. Edson was arrested Tuesday near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings. Edson was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday following his initial court appearance and ordered held on $100,000 bail. He is due back in court on May 7.

Police have stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line, a day after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack.

yesterday in Music, Sports

Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

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The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

yesterday in Sports

Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

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Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper are challenging the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.

Local News

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WWU president’s question on race stirs controversy

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Western's president says "white" comment meant to be provocative

yesterday in Local

Death toll in Oso mudslide rises to 39

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Seven still missing in mudslide

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Controversial homeless housing moves forward

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Settlement allows downtown housing project

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Man known for deadly police chase, back in prison

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Repeat fleeing felon locked up again

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Police looking for Green Frog burglar

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Thief breaks into downtown bar

Viral Videos

yesterday in Viral Videos

Kicked in the head by a train

Kicked By Train

This man tried to take a selfie while a train passed but was a little too close.

yesterday in Viral Videos

Slow motion parkour dog

Parkour Dog

If you thought parkour videos were cool, wait until you see the dog version!

yesterday in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: How ‘Frozen’ Should Have Ended

How Frozen Should Have Ended

This "alternative ending" would have made Frozen a COMPLETELY different movie!

Tuesday in Viral Videos

This greeting card commercial will tug at your heartstrings

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Watch what happens when people apply for the #WorldsToughestJob.

Tuesday in Viral Videos

‘Wheel of Fortune’ loser

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This college kid needs to brush up on his game show skills.

Local Sports

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Mariners’ Beavan, Morrison placed on 15-day DL

Seattle Mariners' Nick Franklin follows through on a two-run single off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Nick Hagadone in the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. The hit scored Robinson Cano and Justin Smoak in the 8-5 Indians win.

Outfielder James Jones and infielder Nick Franklin recalled from AAA Tacoma

yesterday in Local Sports

M’s and Rangers send aces to the mound

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, right, and Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma, both of Japan, smile as they chat during batting practice before their baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

It's a big pitching match-up tonight at Globe Life Park in Arlington on KPUG The Sports Leader.

yesterday in Local Sports

Griffin has to sit out finale for technical fouls

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin put the ball to his face as he reacts to being called for a foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Clippers won 117-101.

Blake Griffin has been suspended for a game after getting his 16th technical foul this season and will sit out the regular season finale tonight vs. Portland.

yesterday in Local Sports

Date set for Koenen/Locker football camp

Koenen Locker Camp

There will be no "Friday Night Lights" game prior to the camp like last year. Koenen writes on Facebook, "We have a great event coming for everyone to be excited about to replace it."

yesterday in Local Sports

Guard Jaamon Echols enrolled spring quarter at WWU

Courtesy of WWU Athletics

Played in 20 games as freshman at NCAA D-1 Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

yesterday in Local Sports

PAC-12 suffers more defections to the NBA draft

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The conference loses tops stars from Arizona and UCLA.

yesterday in Local Sports

Manning holds on to heartache of Super Bowl

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Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning walks off the field after the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8.

Manning says the Broncos' 43-8 loss to the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII will serve as motivation in 2014.

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Photos: The Masters

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PHOTOS: Bubba Watson wins again at Augusta.

Photos: 2014 Mariners home opener

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Check out KPUG’s photos from the Seattle Mariners 2014 home opener.

UW coach Chris Petersen pulls April Fools prank on team

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Huskies football team falls for coach’s April Fools’ prank

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