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Astros rally past Mariners, take over 2nd AL wild-card spot

A day after being passed by the Angels, the Astros moved back in front of Los Angeles, which lost at home to Oakland. The Astros are a half-game ahead going into their final series of the season beginning on Friday in Arizona.


As Seattle Reign prep for championship game, Nike extends partnership with NWSL

The NWSL will play their championship game Thursday night between the Seattle Reign and FC Kansas City at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon.

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Seattle’s Chad Marshall suffers injury during practice

Marshall was taken to a hospital in an ambulance as a precaution. Seattle coach Sigi Schmid said Marshall fell and hit his head after colliding with a teammate during a drill.

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Two Whatcom County teams in AP poll

The Storm are tied for No. 4 in 2A with Hockinson, while the Mountaineers are No. 5 in 1A.


No. 24 Cal not satisfied with just returning to AP poll

"In our locker room, there's not much of a change," quarterback Jared Goff said. "We're a very determined, level-headed team. We expected to be here." The Bears welcome the WSU Cougars to Berkeley Saturday on KPUG.


Golden Tate says the opponents know Detroit’s offensive plays

"All three weeks, a player's come up and said 'we knew what you were going to do' That's bad," said Tate.

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Jeff Evans named sports information director at WWU

Former Mariners Assistant Director of Baseball Information brings 15 years of experience in athletic communications. He replaces Paul Madison who retired after 48 years as SID at WWU.


Seattle shuts down ace Felix Hernandez for final weekend

McClendon announced his decision Wednesday before Seattle closed out a series against Houston.


Hamstrung? According to report, Lynch 50/50 to play Monday Night game vs. Lions

Lynch has not missed a game as a Seahawk since 2011. He sat out against Cleveland because of a back injury.

Seattle Seahawks mascot "Blitz" motions on the field before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Seattle.

Seahawks No. 7 in ESPN rankings, No. 8 in AP Pro32

Seattle stayed at No. 7 in ESPN's rankings and No. 8 in the Pro32 even after shutting out the Bears 26-0 on Sunday.

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Big day of high school volleyball, soccer, swimming and tennis

L-C's Kara Bajema is state volleyball Player of the Week

WWU Volleyball coach Diane Flick talks to her squad during a timeout. Photo: Courtesy of WWU Athletics

WWU volleyball topples Simon Fraser for 11th straight win

No.15 Vikings bounce back after dropping opening set.

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O’Malley’s 2-run single helps Mariners beat Astros 6-4

Shawn O'Malley damaged Houston's playoff hopes with a two-run, bases-loaded single in the eighth inning that gave the Seattle Mariners a 6-4 comeback victory over the Astros on Tuesday.

Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen holds the the Vince Lombardi Trophy 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.

Forbes: Seahawks owner Paul Allen 2nd richest sports owner in U.S.

Los Angeles Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer earned the top distinction for the second straight year.

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Pac-12 full of surprises a month into the season

It hasn't paid to play at home in the Pac-12 this season. Heading into this weekend's games, home teams are 0-6 in conference games.

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WWU men’s golf ties for sixth at WNMU Regional Preview

The Vikings shot a final-round 2-over par 286 for a 36-hole total of 576 to tie with Colorado Christian (281).


Jerry Dipoto gets another shot as new GM with Mariners

Jerry Dipoto believes the Seattle Mariners don't need a major overhaul at the major league level to create a contender.


Lynden Athletic Hall of Famer Hub De Jong passes away

Former player and giant in Lynden youth sports was 87.


Carter, McCullers lead Astros to 3-2 win over Mariners

Houston moved with 1 1/2 games of first-place Texas in the AL West and maintained its slim lead in the chase for the second wild card.

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WWU cleans up on GNAC weekly awards

Roeder receives award for GNAC-record third straight week, Aylward ties GNAC record with hat trick at Simon Fraser, Branigan earns her first weekly honor.

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Mariners’ Cano has core muscle surgery, expected OK for camp

Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano gets ready to bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The surgery was done in Philadelphia to fix injuries on Cano's left and right sides. The recovery time is expected to be six weeks.

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Spurrier resigns, takes blame for South Carolina’s slide


Spurrier told a news conference Tuesday: "We've slipped. It's my fault. I'm the head coach."

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Huskies hope USC win accelerates timeline with young team


The UW "rebuilding" effort could be pushed into overdrive if the Huskies (3-2, 1-1 Pac-12) can find a way to end an 11-game losing streak to Oregon and beat the rival Ducks this week.

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USC AD: Sarkisian fired for failing to meet school standards


Haden took responsibility for Sarkisian's hiring Tuesday, but said a thorough background check before the decision revealed no potential problems with the coach.

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The world’s biggest beer brewer


The makers of Budweiser and Miller have announced plans to join forces, creating the world's biggest brewery.