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WWU men’s and women’s soccer both get shutout wins

Men take it 1-0, women stay unbeaten 2-0

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout gets ready for his at-bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Monday, March 31, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, in an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

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Shaq Thompson earns PAC-12 weekly honor

Thompson scored on a 36-yard interception return and on a 52-yard fumble return. According to CBSsports.com, it was the first time a Washington player returned a fumble and interception for touchdowns in a game since 1978.

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WWU volleyball begins defense of GNAC title this week

No.9 Vikings host three matches at Carver Gym against conference foes.

Water droplets fly as Washington running back Deontae Cooper, right, is tailed by defensive back Marcus Peters, Saturday, April 19, 2014, during the team's spring NCAA college football game in Seattle.

Huskies’ Marcus Peters reinstated

The standout cornerback served a one-game suspension for the University of Washington

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers talks with tight end Antonio Gates, left, during warmup before facing the Arizona Cardinals in an NFL preseason football game Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in San Diego.

Gates’ 3 TD catches carry Bolts to 30-21 upset

San Diego Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Seattle's offense off the field

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) stands with teammates during the playing of the national anthem before a preseason NFL football game between the Titans and the Washington Redskins on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Locker and Titans lose to Cowboys

DeMarco Murray ran for 167 yards and a touchdown, Dan Bailey kicked four field goals, and the Dallas Cowboys routed the Tennessee Titans 26-10 Sunday.

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NFL says replay officials blew call on Harvin’s TD

The NFL says league officials erred by not stopping play for a replay review after the Seattle Seahawks' Percy Harvin scored on a 51-yard touchdown run against San Diego.

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Homers from Moss, Fuld lead A’s past Seattle 4-0

Oakland won consecutive games for the first time in three weeks and more importantly stretched its lead in the AL wild card race.

Oakland Athletics' Brandon Moss, right, is congratulated by teammate Josh Donaldson (20) after hitting a grand slam off Houston Astros' Anthony Bass in the sixth inning of a baseball game on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.

Rodney walks in run in 10th to give A’s 3-2 win

Jed Lowrie drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the 10th inning to force in the tiebreaking run and lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

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Washington State beats Portland State 59-21

Connor Halliday, the nation's leading passer, threw for 544 yards and six touchdowns on Saturday as Washington State beat Portland State 59-21.

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WWU edges Point Loma to close out GNAC/Pac West tourney

Nationally ranked WWU needed five sets to defeat Point Loma Nazarene University in final-day action Saturday

Washington Huskies head coach Chris Petersen in action against Eastern Washington in an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 59-52.

Thompson leads Huskies to 44-19 rout of Illini

Linebacker Shaq Thompson returned an interception for a touchdown, picked up a fumble and rumbled for another score, and Washington routed Illinois 44-19 on Saturday.

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Rose lifts Sounders past Real Salt Lake, 3-2

The victory was the fourth straight for the Sounders (17-7-3), and widened their lead over second-place Los Angeles to four points.

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Prep Football Week 2 Scoreboard

KPUG/NWC Athletics Scoreboard (Home teams listed in bold): Oak Harbor 42 Ferndale 23 Lynden 38 Lakewood 21 Lynden Christian 42…

Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano, right, follows the flight of his two-run single off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, June 9, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mariners' Willie Bloomquist, and John Buck scored on the hit. Catching for the Rays is Jose Molina.

Seattle uses long ball to beat Oakland 4-2

Oakland has seen nearly all of its wild-card lead disappear, going 3-12 over its last 15 games. Kansas City and Seattle are tied.

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Chargers’ Flowers could miss Seahawks game

Flowers didn't practice on Friday with a groin injury, after being limited on Thursday

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WWU volleyball drops opener at Crossover Tourney

9th ranked Vikes fall to 4-2 on the year

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers talks with offensive coordinator Frank Reich during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz.

Chargers looking for more from their offense

Chargers need more from Phillip Rivers and company when they host the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

FILE - Washington Senators Maria Cantwell, left, and Patty Murray, right, cheer during a rally at Boeing Co.'s 767 assembly plant in this Feb. 25, 2011, file photo in Everett, Wash. Republican MIchael Baumgartner, 36, is seeking the nomination to challenge Democrat Cantwell. Baumgartner, a native of Pullman, has already visited or lived in 70 countries, worked in both Iraq and Afghanistan, been a diplomat and a private contractor for the federal government, won the most expensive state Senate race in history in 2010, and almost immediately decided to make a longshot bid for the US Senate.

Senate women: No tolerance for domestic violence

Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray and 14 other women senators are calling on the NFL to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.

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US women rout Angola to finish pool play 3-0

USA's Sue Bird shares a light moment with teammate Maya Moore before a women's exhibition basketball game against Canada, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

U.S. women's national team routed of Angola on Tuesday night and close out preliminary play at the women's world championship.

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Mariners to be aggressive adding bats in offseason

New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, right, answers a question as general manager Jack Zduriencik looks on at a news conference introducing McClendon Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Seattle. McClendon spent eight patient seasons as a coach waiting for another opportunity to be a major league manager after his stint in Pittsburgh. The Mariners are giving McClendon that chance and formally introduced him on Thursday as their new manager.

After narrowly missing the postseason, the Mariners say they will raise payroll in 2015 and aggressively pursue offense during the offseason.

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Middle school team runs ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

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Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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Michigan AD apologizes for mistakes with QB injury

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon, left, stands with new head football coach Brady Hoke at a news conference in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. Hoke becomes the 19th coach in the 131-year history of Michigan football and arrives in Ann Arbor after spending the past eight seasons as a head coach at Ball State and San Diego State.

Michigan A.D. Dave Brandon says a "serious lack of communication" led to ailing quarterback Shane Morris playing when he should not have.

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Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

Oakland Raiders assistant head coach Tony Sparano looks on before an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in East Rutherford, N.J.

The Oakland Raiders have promoted offensive line coach Tony Sparano to interim coach to replace the fired Dennis Allen.