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Sounders sign Erik Friberg

This is the second tenure for the 29-year-old, who appeared in 26 matches for Seattle in 2011.

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Walker throws 1-hit ball for 6 innings, Mariners top Padres

Walker (7-6) combined with four relievers on a three-hitter for Seattle's second straight shutout of San Diego.

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Canucks trade Kassian to Canadiens for Prust

Prust had 15 goals and 30 assists in 172 games since signing with Montreal three summers ago.

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Dan VanderKooi named new Lynden Christian baseball coach

Former Nooksack Valley coach takes over at alma mater

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WWU women’s soccer team releases 2015 schedule

Regular season opener is Sept. 3 at home against Cal Baptist

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Post 7 beats Bellevue to clinch second place

Bellingham playing in Spokane tournament this weekend

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Bells drop opener against Yakima Valley 6-3

Teams continue series tonight at 7:05 at Joe Martin Field

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M’s rookie Montgomery 1-hits Padres for 2nd straight shutout

Rookie left-hander Mike Montgomery took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and finished with a one-hitter for his second straight shutout as the Seattle Mariners beat the San Diego Padres 5-0 Tuesday night.

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Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night.

St. Louis Blues' David Backes (42) and Vancouver Canucks' Kevin Bieksa (3) battle for the puck in an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in St. Louis.

Ducks get Kevin Bieksa from Canucks for 2nd-round pick

The Anaheim Ducks have acquired veteran defenseman Kevin Bieksafrom the Vancouver Canucks for a second-round pick in the 2016 draft.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, talks with head coach Pete Carroll, left, during NFL football practice, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

Russell Wilson ready to play whether he’s paid $25 million or $1.5 million

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson sat down with ESPN's Marty Smith on Monday and discussed his ongoing contract negotiations, saying that he is ready to play no matter what he is getting paid.

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Report: Ray Bartozsek will apply for NHL expansion

According to Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times, Ray Bartozsek will apply for a National Hockey League team in Tukwila.

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Thunder send guard Luke Ridnour to Toronto for Zubcic

The former Blaine High School star was originally drafted by the Seattle Sonics in 2003

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Bells open home series against Yakima Valley tonight

Bellingham alone in first place in West Division

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Post 7 gets doubleheader sweep in Seattle

Bellingham outscores two foes by a combined 28-2

Seattle Seahawks' John Moffitt walks between drills during NFL football minicamp Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Renton, Wash.

Eagles sign former Seahawk John Moffitt to 1-year deal

The 6-foot-4, 319-pound Moffitt was drafted by Seattle in the third round in 2011 and last played in the NFL two years ago with Denver.

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Vic Randall retiring as Ferndale HS athletic director

Stepping down after 43 years at FHS

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Russell Wilson continues to say little on contract

Speaking to reporters following the Madison, Wisconsin version of his passing academy, Russell Wilson continued to say little on the progress (or lack thereof) of his contract talks with the Seattle Seahawks.

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Williams’ late jumper gives Shock 8th straight win

The Shock held off the Seattle Storm 93-89 on Sunday to tie the franchise record with their eighth straight victory.

Fanendo Adi scored two goals to lead the Portland Timbers past the Seattle Sounders on June 28, 2015 in Portland.

Timbers blast Sounders in rivalry game

Fanendo Adi scored twice in a 3-minute span in the second half to help the Portland Timbers beat the Seattle Sounders 4-1 on Sunday.

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New wildfire burns buildings, forces residents to flee

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Just days after a wildfire tore through homes in central Washington, a new blaze in the hot, dry region has burned some buildings and forced about two dozen residents to flee.

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12-year-old burned by fireworks near Auburn stand

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Fire officials say a 12-year-old boy has been taken to a Seattle hospital after being burned by fireworks near an Auburn fireworks stand.