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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 to start at corner, Shaq returns to linebacker

John Ross III will be the starting cornerback for the Huskies on Saturday vs. Arizona and Shaq Thompson will start a linebacker

Seattle Seahawks' Brandon Mebane is introduced before an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Mebane out for the season for Seahawks

Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane will miss the rest of the season for the Seahawks after being placed on IR following a hamstring injury

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk (4) attempts a pass against Southern California during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash. Falk entered the game after starter Connor Halliday left the field and went to the hospital with a right leg injury.

Redshirt freshman Falk shines at Washington State

Falk threw for 471 yards and five touchdowns without an interception in the Cougs win over Oregon State earning him Pac-12 offensive player of the week honors

Seattle Sounders (from left) Gonzalo Pineda, Kenny Cooper, Osvaldo Alonso, and Clint Dempsey celebrate Wednesday, May 7, 2014, after Cooper scored a goal against FC Dallas in an MLS soccer match in Seattle.

Seattle advances behind 0-0 draw with Dallas

The Seattle Sounders advanced to the MLS Cup Western Conference final in a 0-0 draw with FC Dallas in the second leg of the conference semifinals on Monday night.

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WWU soccer: women to host Sub-Regional, 7 men named to all-star team

The Viking women will meet the winner of an opening-round game of the West Regional on Saturday, Nov. 15. The men had seven players named to the GNAC all-star team.

Seattle Seahawks' Kevin Williams runs toward a tackling dummy at a football minicamp practice Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Seattle loses Mebane to hamstring pull

Coach Pete Carroll said veteran Kevin Williams would see his snap count increase

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WWU’s Kayla Erickson receives GNAC weekly award

Erickson led the Viking volleyball team to a pair of wins last week

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Four Whatcom County high school football teams advance to State playoffs

Teams from Mount Baker, Lummi, Squalicum and Lynden play state playoff openers this weekend

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Canucks beat Ducks 2-1 in shootout

Nick Bonino assisted on the tying goal by Alexandre Burrows

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge walks on the court against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Aldridge has 28 and Blazers beat Nuggets 116-100

Portland Trail Blazers handed the Denver Nuggets their fifth straight loss

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field at an NFL football minicamp practice Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Lynch’s 4 TDs lead Seahawks past Giants 38-17

Marshawn Lynch rushed for a season-high 140 yards and career-best four touchdown

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Toivola takes over as Blazers get revenge on West Sound

when the Blazers and Warriors hit the ice at the Bellingham Sportsplex Saturday night, it was the Blazers who emerged the victors in a momentous 3-2 game.

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) celebrates a hit on St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Chancellor misses 2nd straight game for Seattle

Starting strong safety Kam Chancellor missed his second straight game for the Seattle Seahawks with Jeron Johnson set to get his first career start.....Kick-off between Seahawks and Giants at 1pm on KPUG 1170.

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Vikings fall to SPU in GNAC tourney title game

For the second straight year a penalty kick shootout decided the championship game of the 3rd Annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Tournament

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No.14 Vikings sweep Western Oregon

Middle blocker Kayla Erickson had match-highs of 19 kills lifting Western Washington University over Western Oregon University,

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Sehome takes home 2A team titles

For the second straight year and third time in five years the Sehome boys' and girls' cross country teams swept the Class 2A team titles on Saturday.

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) blocks a shot against the New York Rangers in the second period during Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, June 9, 2014, in New York.

Tyler Toffoli leads Kings’ 5-1 rout of Canucks

Tyler Toffoli had a goal and two assists, and Jonathan Quick made 18 saves

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley runs for the winning touchdown against Colorado in the second overtime of UCLA' 40-37 victory in double overtime in an NCAA college football game in Boulder, Colo., on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

Hundley’s 4 total TDs leads UCLA past Washington

Brett Hundley threw for two touchdowns to become UCLA's all-time leader in TD passes

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin put the ball to his face as he reacts to being called for a foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Clippers won 117-101.

Clippers hang on to beat Trail Blazers

J.J. Redick scored 30 points, Blake Griffin added 23 and the Los Angeles Clippers hung on for a 106-102 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday.

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Adams, Eastern Washington trip Montana

Eastern Washington held on to defeat Montana 36-26 on Saturday.

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Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings

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The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged — Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State — heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.

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Sherman, Baldwin dig at NFL in press conference

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With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seahawks' Richard Sherman & Doug Baldwin took some digs at the NFL on Tuesday

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Red Sox finalize agreement with Sandoval

Newly acquired Boston Red Sox free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval smilies as he and Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington pose with a team jersey as Sandoval is introduced to the media at Fenway Park Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 in Boston.

The Red Sox have finalized their five-year contract with third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the first of two big signings

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Cal coach praises Pac-12 for admitting mistakes

California head coach Sonny Dykes during the second half of an NCAA college football game against California, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.

California coach Sonny Dykes praised the Pac-12 on Tuesday for acknowledging that replay officials erred in overturning two touchdowns

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Canucks acquire Pedan from Islanders for Mallet

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Pedan, a 6-foot-4 Moscow native, has played six games with the American Hockey League's Bridgeport Sound Tigers this season, recording three assists and 51 penalty minutes.