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UCLA head coach Jim Mora passes the ball during practice before their NCAA college football game against Utah Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Salt Lake City.

Mora returns to Washington with No. 18 Bruins

No. 18 UCLA's coach Jim Mora returns to his old stomping grounds but much of the attention is focused elsewhere.

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.

Young named A.L Comeback Player of the Year

Chris Young completes sweep with Sporting News, Players Choice & MLB Comeback Player of the Year Awards.

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WWU women’s soccer to play for GNAC tourney title

Vikings beat Central in semis 2-1

Vancouver Canucks' Jason Garrison (5) celebrates his goal alongside Alexander Edler (23) and teammates on the bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

Edler, Bonino lead Canucks past Sharks 3-2

Radim Vrbata also scored and Miller made 34 saves.

Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates after scoring in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 105-99.

Aldridge has 20 in 108-87 Portland win over Mavs

Trail Blazers led by as many as 27 points

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WWU men’s hoops ranked No.11 in Pre-season Top 25 Poll

The WWU men’s basketball team was ranked No.11 in the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2014-15 NCAA Division II Pre-season Top 25

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WWU men’s soccer No. 8 in latest West Region

The WWU men’s soccer team is ranked No.8 in the NCAA Division II West Region and has a chance to make the school’s first NCAA post-season appearance

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Wednesday high school news and scores

Sehome volleyball team returning to state

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.

Husky CB Marcus Peters kicked off team

Petersen confirms dismissal. Report describes Peters argument with assistant coach Wednesday as last straw.

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Former EWU star Stuckey to miss at least 3 games with Pacers

The former Eastern Washington University star aggravated a strained tendon in his left foot during Tuesday's loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

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AP prep football poll: Squalicum into the top 10

Four Whatcom County teams are represented in the Associated Press poll released Wednesday.

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WWU No.21 in Preseason Top 25 Coaches Poll

Western Washington University is ranked No.21 in the USA Today Sports Preseason Top 25 Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday

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Tuesday prep playoff update

Squalicum girls soccer to play for district title

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Lillard has 27 and Blazers beat Cavs

Damian Lillard snapped out of a shooting slump with 27 points and the Trail Blazers held LeBron James to just 11 in a victory over the Cavaliers on Tuesday

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WWU rallies to defeat Team Another Level

WWU overcame a five-point deficit in the final 2:30 and claimed a victory over Team Another Level on Tuesday, in a men’s exhibition game at Sam Carver Gym

Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller (30) is congratulated by Kevin Bieksa (3) after the Canucks' victory 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in St. Louis.

Bonino scores 2 goals as Canucks beat Avalanche

Nick Bonino scored two goals, Ryan Miller made 20 saves and the Vancouver Canucks overcame an early deficit to beat the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.

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.

Felix Hernandez named finalist for Cy Young

Mariner pitcher Felix Hernandez has been named a finalist for the American League Cy Young Award along with the White Sox Chris Sale and the Indians Corey Kluber.

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager hits a three-run go-ahead home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Seattle.

Kyle Seager wins Gold Glove at third base

Seager led Major League third basemen with a .981 fielding percentage

Washington's John Ross returns a punt against Arizona State in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Seattle.

Ross will play both ways against UCLA

Adam Jude of the Seattle Times reports UW sophomore wide receiver John Ross III will be playing the nickel cornerback on Saturday

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WWU No. 1 seed at GNAC Tournament this week

Two wins would give Vikings automatic berth in NCAA tournament

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USC coach confirms Josh Shaw will play vs UCLA

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Cornerback Josh Shaw will play for Southern California in its rivalry showdown against UCLA, although his role hasn't been determined.

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WWU falls to Azusa Pacific at WRCC

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Western Washington University fell to Azusa Pacific University 79-74 on Friday night.

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Prep Football State Playoff Scoreboard

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All the scores from the prep football playoff action.

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Eastern Washington races past Portland St.

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Eastern Washington scored six TDs after halftime, defeating Portland State 56-34 Friday night and winning its third-straight Big Sky Conference championship.

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Blazers rout short-handed Bulls

Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge talks with Robin Lopez and Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard had 21 points and nine assists before sitting out the fourth quarter as the Portland Trail Blazers built a big lead and beat the Chicago Bulls 105-87 on Friday night.