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Seattle Seahawks' Brock Coyle runs through a drill at an NFL football minicamp practice Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Seattle makes home debut against San Diego tonight on KPUG

Rookie LB Brock Coyle will likely be the one calling Seattle's first defensive play when the Seahawks face the Chargers tonight.

Fans in the "King's Court" special cheering section for Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez hold up "K cards" to cheer for a strikeout Monday, April 21, 2014, during first inning of a baseball game between the Mariners and the Houston Astros in Seattle.

Seattle’s arms trending toward record season

Felix Hernandez has set the pace for a pitching staff that's on a record pace not seen from an American League team in 40 years.

Seattle Seahawks tight end Luke Willson holds up a Canadian flag after the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8.

Willson hopes to build on rookie season in Seattle

It wasn't until Willson returned home to Canada that it struck him how big a deal it was to win a Super Bowl title in his first year in the NFL.

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Bells to host WCL Championship playoff game Sunday

Game one of the WCL championship series is Friday in Corvallis

Former head coach Jim Lambright smiles as he stands at a concourse entrance in the newly renovated Husky Stadium, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, in Seattle. The $280 million renovation for the home of Washington football, which opens play there Saturday against Boise State, modernized the aging facility.

Former UW coach Lambright pleads not guilty

A trial date has been set for former UW football coach Jim Lambright after pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault/domestic violence.

The Phoenix Suns new players Isaiah Thomas, left, and Anthony Tolliver speak as the two basketball players are introduced by the team on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Phoenix.

Former Husky Isaiah Thomas has arthroscopic surgery

Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left wrist.

Chicago's Pierce Jones, center rear, celebrates with teammates DJ Butler (1) and Marquis Jackson (16) after hitting a two-run home run off Lynnwood, Washington pitcher Logan Kruse during the third inning of a Little League baseball game in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

Little League World Series: Chicago tops Lynnwood

Chicago's Pierce Jones hit three home runs to lead the Jackie Robinson West team to a 12-2 victory over Lynnwood.

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, third from left, carries the ball on the final day of NFL football training camp, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Police clear Marshawn Lynch

Bellevue police have cleared Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch in an assault and property damage case.

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Bells walk-off Pippins, advance to WCL Championship Series

Danny Miller’s bases loaded walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth gave the Bellingham Bells a 4-3 series clinching victory over the Yakima Valley Pippins in game two of the West Coast League Divisional Series at Joe Martin Field.

Seattle Mariners' Kendrys Morales in action against the Texas Rangers in a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Seattle.

Morales, Iwakuma help Mariners beat Blue Jays 2-0

Kendrys Morales' 2-run homer in the 1st was all the M's needed, blanking the Blue Jays 2-0 Wednesday night

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 beat Fire 6-0 in US Open Cup semifinal

Andy Rose and Kenny Cooper each scored two goals and the Seattle Sounders routed the Chicago Fire 6-0 in their U.S. Open Cup semifinal Wednesday night.

Southern California head coach Steve Sarkisian takes questions at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

USC’s goal: Get back to normal under Sarkisian

The former UW coach, Sarkisian, has returned to take his shot at restoring USC to the glory of the last decade.

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WCC Welcomes Mary Schroeder as Women’s Soccer Coach

Ferndale native, international soccer player Megan Manthey is assistant coach.

Seattle Seahawks' Cassius Marsh in action at an NFL football camp practice Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Seahawks rookie Marsh to have MRI after injury

Seattle Seahawks rookie defensive end Cassius Marsh will undergo an MRI after appearing to suffer a knee injury in practice

Seattle Sounders' DeAndre Yedlin, adds a hat to his modeling of the MLS soccer team's new "third kit" uniform, Monday, March 3, 2014 at the CenturyLink Field Pro Shop in Seattle. In addition to home and away jerseys, many MLS teams utilize a third uniform style for international friendlies and other special match situations.

Tottenham signs Seattle’s Yedlin to 4-year deal

Yedlin spent last weekend in London visiting with Tottenham officials and the sides were able to finalize the deal

Seattle Mariners' Logan Morrison, center, is congratulated by Chris Taylor, left, and followed by Kyle Seager on Morrison's three-run home run against the Atlanta Braves in the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Seattle.

Seattle uses 2 homers, knock off Blue Jays

The Seattle Mariners moved into a tie for the second wild card spot in the American League with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.

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Bells beat Pippins in WCL playoffs

The Bellingham Bells defeated the Yakima Pippins, 4-1, in game one of the West Coast League Divisional Series at Yakima County Stadium.

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WWU’s Strickland unable to make cut at U.S. Amateur Championship

Viking senior shoots 155 during first two days of medalist play.

This is a 2014 photo of Donald Butler of the San Diego Chargers NFL football team. This image reflects the San Diego Chargers active roster as of Monday, May 12, 2014 when this image was taken.

Donald Butler and the Chargers prepare for Seahawks

Chargers preparing to face Seahawks twice in month SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Chargers are preparing to play the Seattle…

Washington State linebacker Darryl Monroe, left, and quarterback Connor Halliday pose for photos at the 2014 Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Washington State depending on offense

Washington State rode the arm of quarterback Connor Halliday to its first bowl game in a decade last year, and Cougar fans can expect more of the same this season.

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Seattle Seahawks Sea Gals cheerleaders perform during a preseason NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Diego Chargers, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Seattle.

Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping the Seattle Seahawks rout the Chicago Bears 34-6 on Friday night.