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Fans at CenturyLink Field watch during the first quarter of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New Orleans Saints in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

Seahawks opener watched by 26.9 million viewers 

The regular-season opener between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers on NBC was watched by 26.9 million viewers, an increase of 7 percent from last year

the Lynden Lions football squad wins their 3rd straight 2A State championship. Dec. 2013. Photo Credit: Brandon Naff

Prep football season begins this weekend

Three-time champion Lynden hosts King's tonight on KPUG

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Viking women open season with 2-0 victory over Humboldt State

It was the season opener for both schools, and the first regular-season contest ever at newly-opened Harrington Field.

Quarterback Russell Wilson awaits the snap against the Green Bay Packers

Seahawks dominate Green Bay 36-16 to begin 2014

Marshawn Lynch rushed for 110 and two touchdowns, Russell Wilson threw a pair of touchdown passes and Seattle opened the 2014 season with a 36-16 win over Green Bay.

Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano walks back to the dugout after the the top of the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday, March 31, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

Cano has 4 RBIs in Mariners’ 10-2 win at Texas

Robinson Cano had his first four-RBI game for Seattle as the wild card-contending Mariners jumped out to a big early lead on the way to a 10-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.

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WWU men’s soccer falls to No. 14 Cal State L.A.

The Vikings are at No.9-ranked UC San Diego on Saturday, Sept. 6 (7 p.m.).

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No.12 WWU volleyball beats No.16 Sonoma State at CWU tourney

WWU plays twice on Friday, meeting Cal State Stanislaus at 10 a.m. and No.11 UC San Diego at 5:30 p.m. The Vikings close out the tourney on Saturday against No.8 Cal State San Bernardino.

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.

Seahawks & Packers kick-off NFL season

Kick-off is set for 5:30 p.m., listen on KPUG 1170!

Seattle Sounders' Obafemi Martins stands during the national anthem Wednesday, May 7, 2014, before an MLS soccer match in Seattle.

Sounders roll to a 4-2 win over Chivas USA

Obafemi Martins and Andy Rose each scored two first-half goals to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 4-2 victory over Chivas USA on Wednesday night.

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Seahawks place Jeanpierre on IR

The Seattle Seahawks make multiple roster moves Wednesday, placing offensive lineman Lemuel Jeanpierre on Injured Reserve and re-signing wide receiver Phil Bates to the 53-man roster.

Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

Seager, Hart homer to rally Mariners past A’s, 2-1

M's win third straight against AL West rivals

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson wears a Seahawks hat on the sidelines during an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Wear Wilson jersey, board Alaska Air flights early

Alaska Airlines is offering early boarding at Sea-Tac Airport to passengers wearing Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's No. 3 jersey.

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Quality QBs dot Pac-12 landscape

Ten starters return to the PAC-12, may be the best group in conference history

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Seahawks CB Tharold Simon expected to have surgery 

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Tharold Simon is expected to have surgery on an injured knee in the coming days, head coach Pete Carroll said.

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.

Lynch has little to say ahead of Seahawks opener

Lynch spoke with the media for the first time this season on Tuesday.

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2014-15 WWU Men’s golf preview

WWU opens its season on Sept. 19-20 at the Saint Martin's Invitational. The Vikings host their 43rd annual tournament on Sept. 22-23 at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club.

Seattle Seahawks' Spencer Ware (44) in action against the San Francisco 49ers in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Seattle. The Seahawks beat the 49ers 29-3.

Former Seahawk Ware arrested on suspicion of DUI

Former Seattle Seahawks running back Spencer Ware has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence.

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WWU women open season Thursday

Nationally ranked Western Washington University opens it 2014 season Thursday, Sept. 4 (7 p.m.), against Humboldt State University.

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 stay atop AP Pro32 power rankings

The Seahawks will have their status tested right away, with the NFL opener Thursday against Green Bay. The Packers were fourth, one spot behind the New England Patriots.

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Former Viking, Slam big man Austin Bragg to play in Slovenia

6-9 center signs with Helios of Slovenia's top division

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