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Daniel Sedin has goal, 2 asissts as Canucks beat Flames 5-1

Vancouver Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins leads his team to open the season with a 5-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.

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WWU moves up to No.3 in NCAA Division II poll

Vikings host pair of GNAC contests at Harrington Field this week.


Seattle’s offensive line inconsistent through 4 weeks

Russell Wilson has been sacked 18 times through four games, tied for the most in the league and on pace for 72 over 16 games.

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Blues sign former Blaine Borderite Scott Gomez to 1-year contract

Gomez attended Blaine High School in 1997 while playing hockey for the South Surrey Eagles of the British Columbia Junior Hockey League.

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Wolves coach names former Bothell High School star Zach LaVine starting shooting guard

LaVine, the 2013 Associated Press Washington state player of the year and Washington Mr. Basketball, gets the nod over the 32-year-old Kevin Martin

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Huskies’ visit to No. 17 USC is reunion for Steve Sarkisian

College football coaching is a harsh profession even for its successful practitioners, and Sarkisian hasn't betrayed any serious emotion about his first chance to coach against the Huskies since leaving them for his dream job.

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Squalicum and Mt. Baker the lone Whatcom County teams in AP state football poll

The undefeated Storm stay at No. 4, while the Mountaineers drop two spots.


Canucks open season tonight with different look, approach in year 2 with Benning

Vancouver opens the season on the road tonight with a match-up against Calgary, the team that knocked them out of the playoffs last year. The puck drops at 7:00pm.

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Prep results from Tuesday

Burlington's Breckenridge scores six goals in win over Bellingham


Missed call overshadows Seahawks’ defensive dominance

For the second straight week, Seattle did not allow an offensive touchdown. The Lions were held to 256 total yards with 90 of those coming on Detroit's final possession.

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Parity reigns supreme in surprise-filled Pac-12

"This is an amazing conference, UCLA coach Jim Mora said. "There is not a weak team in this conference. It's also very scary, I think for probably all of us. We don't want to eat each other."

Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki speaks during a news conference before the start of the team's first official full squad spring training baseball practice Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla.

Former Mariner signs 1-year deal to remain with Marlins

Ichiro Suzuki has signed a one-year contract to remain with the Miami Marlins and try to reach the 3,000-hit milestone in the majors.

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WWU Golf: Women tie for 4th at Dixie State Invitational; Men 5th at Chico State Interwest Wildcat Classic

Jenn Paul leads the Viking women by finishing tied for ninth. Freshman Michael Butler posts a 1-under par 71 for the Western men.


Former Seahawks coach Dan Quinn leads the Falcons move up in power rankings

The Seahawks (2-2) remain at No. 8 after 13-10 win over the Lions Monday.


Caldwell says he’s done talking about controversial play

Caldwell said he spoke with NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino on Tuesday, but the Detroit coach would not go into detail about that conversation.


“Fail Mary” ref says back judge who missed MNF call was “a mentor of mine”

Former replacement referee was trained by Greg Wilson in the Southern California Collegiate Football Officials Association.

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Strange late sequence in Seahawks win leads to officiating controversy

K.J. Wright should have been called for an illegal bat for hitting the ball out of the end zone, NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino told NFL Network.


Chancellor’s big play allows Seattle to beat Detroit 13-10

Kam Chancellor punched the ball free from Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson at the 1-yard line when it appeared the Lions were going to take the lead, and the Seattle Seahawks held on for a 13-10 win on Monday night.


Huskies set to face former coach at No. 17 USC

Chris Petersen was on the other end of the script when the season began, taking Washington to face his former team. Now it'll be the Huskies' turn to face a former coach when they travel to No. 17 USC.

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Seattle high school football player dies after game injury

Highline Public Schools spokeswoman Catherine Carbone Rogers says Kenny Bui died late Monday morning. Bui was injured during the fourth quarter on Friday.

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