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Oregon State's head coach Wayne Tinkle calls to the crowd against UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Oregon State won 66-55.

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Payton has 17 and Oregon State defeats Washington 64-50

The Beavers improved to 16-7 overall for their best record over 23 games since the 1989-90 team started 19-4.

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Durant leads Thunder to blowout win over Clippers

Kevin Durant scored 29 points.

File Photo: Coach Dean Smith at the 21st annual sports legends dinner in aid of the Buoniconti fund to cure paralysis, Waldorf Grand Astoria Ballroom. 2006. 
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College coaching legend Dean Smith dies at 83

Michael Jordan, who played for Smith from 1981-84, said he was the most influential person in his life other than his parents.

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Miller makes 31 saves, Canucks blank Penguins

Ryan Miller made 31 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and 35th of his career, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few

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Wiltjer leads No. 2 Gonzaga to win over San Francisco

Kyle Wiltjer scored 29 points and made a pair of 3-pointers in a key second-half run that helped No. 2 Gonzaga win its 17th straight, 81-70 over San Francisco on Saturday night.

WWU women pose with fans following a win over Central Washington

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WWU wins another thriller, beats Central

Kayla Bernsen scored the last of her team-high 19 points on a putback with 1.3 seconds left, lifting WWU to a 62-61 triumph over Central Washington University on Saturday.

WWU men

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WWU sweeps road trip with 75-65 win at MSUB

Western Washington University earned a sweep of its two-game road trip with a 75-65 victory over Montana State University Billings on Saturday.

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) of Germany leans back hoping for a shot to fall that rimmed out during an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, in Dallas.

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Nowitzki caps rally, Mavs storm past Blazers in OT

The Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 111-101 in overtime Saturday night.

Western Washington University's softball team beat Saint Martins University 1-0, then lost 7-3 on Saturday, March 15, 2013, at Viking Field in Bellingham, Wash.

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WWU opens season with split at Chaminade

WWU bounced back for a 3-0 win in the nightcap of a softball doubleheader with Chaminade University on Saturday at CORP field. WWU lost the opener 7-2.

Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) confers with coach Jay Wright during an NCAA college basketball game with Butler, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in Villanova, Pa.

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No. 7 Villanova & No. 3 Virginia earn wins over ranked teams on KPUG

No. 7 Villanova beat No. 24 Georgetown and No. 3 Virginia held off No. 9 Louisville.

New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis (23) on the bench against the Washington Wizards during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Jacksonville, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Washington won 94-89.

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Pelicans’ Davis hurts shoulder on fall after dunk

Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis hurt his right shoulder on a hard fall in which he struggled to brace himself after an alley-oop dunk late in the first half Saturday night.


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NBC’s Brian Williams taking himself off the air

The network is investigating misstatements related to his experience reporting on the Iraq war in 2003.

ewu eagles eastern washington university logo on white

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Eastern Washington pulls out win over Montana State

Eastern Washington overcame one of its worst offensive games of the season Saturday for a 61-51 win over Montana State.

western washington logo generic copy/wwu

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Watson 2nd in high jump and 4th in long jump at Washington indoor

Brett Watson (Sr., Ferndale) placed second in the high jump on Saturday at the Washington State University Indoor Invitational held at the Indoor track facility on the WSU campus.


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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

FILE - In this Jan. 9. 2015, file photo, referee Lauren Holtkamp makes a call during an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic in Los Angeles. Clippers guard Chris Paul was critical of Holtkamp following the Clippers' 105-94 loss to the Cavaliers on Thursday night, Feb. 5, 2015 Paul was assessed a technical foul in the third quarter by Holtkamp, who worked with officials Ken Mauer and Eric Lewis. Los Angeles was given five technicals--four in the third quarter, three of them in a 52-second span.

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Chris Paul: Criticism of female ref “was about a bad call”

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Paul says his criticism of a female rookie referee “was about a bad call” and…

Denver Broncos defensive tackle Sam Adams talks to the media during reporting day at Broncos football training camp, Saturday, July 28, 2007, in Denver.

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Former NFL player Sam Adams charged in wage theft case

Two-time pro bowler and business partner stole over $500,000


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This week’s best sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes a save during the first period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in New York.

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Rangers goalie Lundqvist out at least 3 weeks, hit by puck

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers say star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist will be out for at least three…

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Peeps milk coming to an Easter basket near you


Because why shouldn't milk taste more like marshmallows?

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Hall & Oates sue cereal maker


The rockers are not amused by a granola company's clever name for its breakfast food.

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Miley Cyrus isn’t pregnant and she has the ultrasound pic to prove it


The "Wrecking Ball" hitmaker says she is not expecting.

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Pharrell says he didn’t copy Marvin Gaye in ‘Blurred Lines’


"Blurred Lines" was 2013's biggest hit and earned more than $16 million in profits.

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‘Uptown Funk’ sung in cartoon voices


What if the cast of "Family Guy" sung the hit single by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars?