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WWU bounces back with victories over UC San Diego and San Francisco State

The Vikings bounced back with a pair of 5-4 wins over UC San Diego and San Francisco State in second-day action Saturday at the Cal State Stanislaus Tournament of Champions.

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Donigian runs nation’s fastest NCAA II 100 at Texas Relays

Western Washington University men's sprinter Alex Donigian ran the fastest 100 meters nationally in NCAA Division II this season with a 10.27 clocking in at the Texas Relays

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Gonzaga’s 1st regional final in 16 years vs top-seeded Duke

This is the 17th consecutive NCAA trip for the No. 2 seed Bulldogs (35-2), but their first regional final since 1999. Their only previous games against Duke are two regular-season losses.

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reaches up to grab a throw as he works out with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz.

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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson works out with Texas Rangers

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is spending a day with the Texas Rangers and drawing on his Super Bowl experience to deliver a message to the team.

This is a 2014 photo of pitcher Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners baseball team. This image reflects the Mariners active roster as of Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, when this image was taken.

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King Felix to start Mariners opener

In 7 career opening day starts Hernandez is 5-and-0 with a 1.52 ERA.

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Longtime Washington State baseball coach dies

Chuck "Bobo" Brayton, the long-time Washington State baseball coach and college Hall of Famer who had 1,162 career wins, has died at the age of 89.

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Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player and Jazz announcer, dies

The Jazz said Hundley died at his home in the Phoenix area Friday night.

The Notre Dame mascot performs during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Miami in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, March 12, 2015.

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NCAA on KPUG: Notre Dame looking for luck of the Irish vs. Kentucky; Arizona & Wisconsin rematch

NCAA Tournament on KPUG: Arizona vs. Wisconsin at 3pm, Notre Dame vs. Kentucky at 5:50pm.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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

Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz gets ready to bat during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

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Royals shut down Mariners

Kansas City's Ventura holds Seattle to one-hit game in 5-1 victory

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino gestrues to his team during the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game against UC Irvine in the Round of 64 in Seattle, Friday, March 20, 2015. Louisville beat UC Irvine 57-55.

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Louisville and Michigan State on to Elite 8

Montrezl Harrell scored 24 points/Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few watches during a practice session for a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Houston. Gonzaga plays UCLA on Friday, March 27, 2015.

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Gonzaga and Duke headed to Elite Eight

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds/Justise Winslow 21 points and 10 rebound

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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WWU’s Paul and Orem named GNAC co-Golfers of the Week

Viking teammates tie for 21st at Cal State Monterey Bay Invitational

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

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Vikings, Titans and Panthers sign players

The Minnesota Vikings and veteran cornerback Terence Newman, free agent wide receiver Jarrett Boykin has signed with Carolina, and the Titans have signed cornerback Brandon Harris.

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, watches during the Hernandez's murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

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Aaron Hernandez fiancee discusses money, gun at murder trial

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and his fiancee traded expressionless glances Friday as she took the witness stand to testify in his murder trial.

Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee won in overtime 76-73.

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Coaching openings at Tennessee and St. John’s

Donnie Tyndall is out after just one season at Tennessee and Steve Lavin is no longer the coach at St. John's.

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WWU bounces back with victories over UC San Diego and San Francisco State

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The Vikings bounced back with a pair of 5-4 wins over UC San Diego and San Francisco State in second-day action Saturday at the Cal State Stanislaus Tournament of Champions.

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Donigian runs nation’s fastest NCAA II 100 at Texas Relays

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Western Washington University men's sprinter Alex Donigian ran the fastest 100 meters nationally in NCAA Division II this season with a 10.27 clocking in at the Texas Relays

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Gonzaga’s 1st regional final in 16 years vs top-seeded Duke

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This is the 17th consecutive NCAA trip for the No. 2 seed Bulldogs (35-2), but their first regional final since 1999. Their only previous games against Duke are two regular-season losses.

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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson works out with Texas Rangers

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reaches up to grab a throw as he works out with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is spending a day with the Texas Rangers and drawing on his Super Bowl experience to deliver a message to the team.

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King Felix to start Mariners opener

This is a 2014 photo of pitcher Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners baseball team. This image reflects the Mariners active roster as of Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, when this image was taken.

In 7 career opening day starts Hernandez is 5-and-0 with a 1.52 ERA.