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WWU men place league-high four on GNAC Pre-season hoop all-star team

Anye Turner, Jeffrey Parker, Joey Schneider and Ricardo Maxwell selected from the number 9 Vikings squad.

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WWU awards and action Monday

Men's and women's golf both playing in California tournaments

New York Jets wide receiver Percy Harvin, right, works out for the first time since his trade from Seattle during NFL football practice in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.

Idzik says Harvin trade could be ‘coup’ for Jets

The Jets and Seattle Seahawks agreed to the deal on Friday and completed it the next day, with New York sending a conditional draft pick to Seattle.

Seattle Mariners' Chris Young delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Houston.

Chris Young named Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year

Young returned to the Majors for the first time since 2012 to go 12-9 with a 3.65 ERA in 30 games with the Mariners.

Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid applauds as he leaves the field after the first game of the Western Conference semifinals in the MLS Cup soccer playoffs against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Seattle. The Timbers won 2-1 in the first of the two-game aggregate playoff series.

Sounders rally for 2-2 tie with LA Galaxy

Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle scored in the second half, rallying the Seattle Sounders to a 2-2 tie with the LA Galaxy on Sunday night.

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Bellingham beats Orcas Island

The Red Raiders have won four straight games for the first time since 2008.

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Canucks assign center Bo Horvat to AHL Utica

The 6-foot-1, 216-pound center was selected by Vancouver with the ninth overall pick in the 2013 draft.

St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis passes against the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in St Louis.

Rams hold off Seahawks 28-26

Stedman Bailey had a 90-yard touchdown on a trick return that fooled the Seahawks into thinking another player was going to catch the punt

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Eastern Washington tops Northern Colorado

Vincent Gamboa's interception with 2 minutes to play sealed Eastern Washington's 26-18 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) calls a play during NFL football training camp Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Jake Locker out for the Titans vs Washington

Jake Locker's bruised right thumb has ruled him out for the Tennessee Titans' game against the Washington Redskins.

Seattle Seahawks' Tharold Simon motions with teammates at an NFL football minicamp practice Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Simon expected to play today as Seahawks battle the Rams

Seahawks at Rams: Tharold Simon to make NFL regular season debut. Listen live NOW on KPUG 1170AM.

A puck lies on the ice before a face-off in the third period of an NHL hockey game between the Nashville Predators and the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 5-2.

Stamkos scores 2, Lightning top Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored two goals and added an assist, and Ben Bishop made 30 saves as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Vancouver 4-2 on Saturday night and hand the Canucks their first loss of the season.

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Vikings remain unbeaten with victory over NNU

Western Washington University blanked Northwest Nazarene University, 2-0, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference women's soccer contest on Saturday.

The Oregon Duck does a set of pushups during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

No.9 Oregon defeats Washington

Freshman Royce Freeman ran for 169 yards and four touchdowns and No. 9 Oregon extended its winning streak over Washington to 11 straight games with a 45-20 victory on Saturday night.

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Audrey Orem named GNAC Golfer of the Week

Viking sophomore honored after leading WWU to team title at Dixie State Invite

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard (0) puts his hand on the shoulder of Robin Lopez after Lopez was called for a technical foul against the Houston Rockets during the fourth quarter in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Houston. The Trail Blazers won 122-120 in overtime.

Portland defeats visiting Maccabi Haifa

Robin Lopez had 13 points and seven rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat Maccabi Haifa of Israel 121-74 in an exhibition game Friday night.

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Wade and MacDonald receive POTW

Mason Wade and Mark MacDonald get the nod for this week’s “Players of the Week.”

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All the scores from around the Northwest Conference.

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Seahawks down 4 starters for game against Rams

The Seahawks officially ruled out tight end Zach Miller, middle linebacker Bobby Wagner, center Max Unger and cornerback Byron Maxwell on Friday.

Seattle Seahawks' Percy Harvin, left, turns upfield after catching a pass from Terrelle Pryor (2) at an NFL football camp practice on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

AP: Jets announce Harvin trade

The Seahawks will receive a conditional draft pick, according to Fox Sports, which first reported news of the deal.

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