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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) stumbles in the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

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Report: Officials on the watch for Lynch gesture

ESPN.com report says NFL officials are considering fining Lynch "significantly more" than they have in the past for not speaking to the media.

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Third case of bird flu found in Whatcom County

Avian flu is not major public health risk

Official game balls for the NFL football Super Bowl XLIX wait for final inspection at the Wilson Sporting Goods Co. in Ada, Ohio, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. The New England Patriots will play the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona.

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Super Bowl XLIX: Carroll, Belichick excelled after failing the first time

The two men vying to put their fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy are testament to the axiom that men who flop in their first NFL head coaching job can subsequently flourish.

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WWU men fall short against WOU

Western Washington University fell to conference-leading Western Oregon University, 90-87, on Saturday, Jan. 24.

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts

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Aldridge returns and Blazers beat Wizards 103-96

LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after saying he was going to have thumb surgery and had 26 points and nine rebounds.

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WWU rebounds with 75-64 win at Alaska Fairbanks

White leads balanced effort with 15 points

Maria Sharapova of Russia chases down on a shot to Petra Martic of Croatia during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

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Maria Sharapova beats Peng in 4th round at Australian Open

Second-seeded Maria Sharapova is through to the Australian Open quarterfinals after a 6-3, 6-0 win over China's Peng Shuai on Sunday.

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Eastern Washington scores 65 in 2nd half to top North Dakota

Eastern Washington scored 67 points in the second half to beat North Dakota 102-80 on Saturday.

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No. 3 Gonzaga tops Pacific 91-60, wins 36th straight at home

Przemek Karnowski and Gary Bell Jr. each scored 13 points

Colorado head coach Tad Boyle calls out instructions to his team during a second-round game against Pittsburgh in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, March 20, 2014.

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Booker, Colorado snap 4-game skid, beat WSU 90-58

Askia Booker scored 21 points and Colorado snapped a four-game skid

Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates after scoring in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 105-99.

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Portland’s Aldridge to put thumb surgery on hold

The Trail Blazers say that forward LaMarcus Aldridge has decided to put thumb surgery on hold and play in Portland's game Saturday night against the Washington Wizards.

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Cubs great Ernie Banks dies

The Chicago Cubs say Hall of Famer and two-time MVP Ernie Banks was 83 when he died Friday night. The team did not provide a cause of death.

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on the sidelines in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Carolina Panthers, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass.

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Belichick on deflated balls

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is defending the way his team preps its game balls…

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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UW, WSU find different outcomes on the road

Washington scores at the buzzer; Washington St. falls short

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Friday’s prep basketball scoreboard

High school basketball action is heavy on a Friday night.

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WWU hoop squads in action Saturday

WWU men put 14-game win streak at Carver Gym on line vs. GNAC leader Western Oregon on AM 930 KBAI. The Viking women look to bounce back from a Thursday loss with a road match-up against Alaska Fairbanks.

Philadelphia 76ers' Hollis Thompson (31), Tony Wroten (8), Michael Carter-Williams (1) and Henry Sims (35) walk onto the court after a timeout during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia lost their 11th straight game to start the season to Boston, 90-101.

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Former UW Husky Tony Wroten out for 76ers indefinitely with partial ACL tear

The former Garfield High School star averaged 16 points and 3.7 assists per game in his lone season at the University Washington in 2011-20012.

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Mariners blend past and present in new alternate uniform

Cream jersey and pants with royal blue and gold will be worn on Sundays at home

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) drives against New Orleans Pelicans guard Quincy Pondexter (20) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in New Orleans. The Pelicans won 96-80.

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Kobe to be re-examined before deciding injury fate

Bryant was examined Friday in Los Angeles. He tore his rotator cuff Wednesday in New Orleans.

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Report: Officials on the watch for Lynch gesture

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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) stumbles in the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

ESPN.com report says NFL officials are considering fining Lynch "significantly more" than they have in the past for not speaking to the media.

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Third case of bird flu found in Whatcom County

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Avian flu is not major public health risk

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Super Bowl XLIX: Carroll, Belichick excelled after failing the first time

Official game balls for the NFL football Super Bowl XLIX wait for final inspection at the Wilson Sporting Goods Co. in Ada, Ohio, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. The New England Patriots will play the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona.

The two men vying to put their fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy are testament to the axiom that men who flop in their first NFL head coaching job can subsequently flourish.

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WWU men fall short against WOU

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Western Washington University fell to conference-leading Western Oregon University, 90-87, on Saturday, Jan. 24.

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Aldridge returns and Blazers beat Wizards 103-96

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts

LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after saying he was going to have thumb surgery and had 26 points and nine rebounds.