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Seattle Reign FC goalie Hope Solo waves to fans after an NWSL soccer game against the Sky Blue FC Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Seattle. Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home on suspicion of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew a week ago, then pleaded not guilty and was released without bail after a court appearance Monday, June 23. She was eligible to play in Saturday's match, but did not start.

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Solo & US women beat Mexico 4-0 in final warmup

Seattle's Hope Solo stars as the U.S. women's soccer team beats Mexico 4-0 in exhibition game.

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) throws during warmups before an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless Buccaneers

Atlanta built a stunning 56-0 lead. Tampa Bay scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to avoid the worst loss in franchise history.

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Soccer: Unbeaten Vikings win 3-0 at Central Washington

No.6 WWU scores three times in first 24 minutes in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference opener.

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal, left, pushes off Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in San Diego.

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Seahawks’ Sherman laughs off reports that he was ‘exposed’ in loss at San Diego

Sherman responds to critics following Seahawks' loss at San Diego; now turns attention to Super Bowl rematch Sunday against Broncos.

This is a 2014 photo of Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, June 9, 2014 when this image was taken.

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Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

Police say Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose, Cards also release Chris Rainey for his history of domestic violence.

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Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

FILE - In this July 17, 2013 file photo, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club's Chief Executive Peter Dawson listens during a press conference ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. Dawson announced last month that he will retire in September 2015 as secretary of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club and chief executive of The R&A, a business division he wisely created 10 years ago. He will have served 16 years, the same tenure as the three R&A secretaries before him. What sets him apart is coping with perhaps the most challenging times in the club's 260-year history.

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R&A set for historic vote on women members

On the same day Scotland votes on whether to become independent, a historic sporting decision will be made inside arguably the most famous building in golf.

An emotional former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington looks down at the podium as he makes a statement at a news conference, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Irving, Texas.

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Ex Rangers manager sorry for breaking wife’s trust

Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he is embarrassed for breaking the trust of his wife of 42 years.

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Angels bump Weaver for LeBlanc after clinch

The Los Angeles Angels have scratched ace Jered Weaver from his scheduled start Thursday against the Seattle Mariners.

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CDC urges healthy adults to get flu shot

The flu vaccine is recommended for nearly everyone age 6 months or older.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

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Stoners find love on weed-themed dating sites

New websites cater exclusively to smokers or, at the very least, the “cannabis friendly."

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Preps: Football rankings out, tennis and cross country results

Whatcom County teams are #7 through 10 in Class 1A poll

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Sept. 18.

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Chrissie Hynde calls today’s singers ‘porn stars’

The rocker says there's a difference between talent and "porn stars trying to make records."

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California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.

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Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

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Joan Rivers leaves fortune to her dogs

Oh, and some of it goes to her daughter too!

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ISIS planned beheading of random person in Australia

Hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation after Australian officials uncovered a plot to behead a member of the public in Australia.

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Washington unemployment rate 5.6 percent

State jobless numbers same over two months

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House votes to arm Syrian rebels; Senate next

The U.S. House approved Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels - now it's the Senate's turn.

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Seahawks and Broncos set to clash in Super Bowl rematch

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws under pressure from Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril (56) and Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) during the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game at MetLife Stadium Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8.

Denver welcomes back Wes Welker from suspension and Seattle looks for a return to the run game in today's CenturyLink Field match-up. Coverage begins at 11:00am on KPUG 1170AM.

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Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in accident

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.

Metro Nashville Police said Bironas lost control on a curve in his 2009 GMC Yukon Denali and crashed after 11 p.m. Saturday less than a mile from home.

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Astros hit 5 HRs, stop Mariners from moving up

Houston Astros interim manager Tom Lawless talks to the media inside the dugout before the baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Houston.

The Mariners stayed one game behind AL wild-card leader Oakland and a half-game in back of Kansas City for the second slot. The A's and Royals both lost earlier in the day.

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No. 2 Oregon beats Washington St. 38-31

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs with the ball during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Oregon won 59-14.

Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns

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Associated Press Top 25 scoreboard

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All the scores from the AP top 25