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WWU ranked No.12 nationally in AVCA Preseason Top 25

Vikings lost just one starter from last year’s 23-4 squad that won the Great Northwest Athletic Conference championship and reached the first round of the NCAA DII West Regional.

New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, right, shakes hands with head coach Doc Rivers after speaking at the Clippers Fan Festival on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner 

Steve Ballmer has introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.

Pearland's Layne Roblyer, center, rounds third after hitting a three-run home run off Lynnwood pitcher Karsen Tjarneberg, right rear, in the third inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

Pearland beats Lynnwood in LLWS

Layne Roblyer hit his second home run of the tournament, helping Pearland, Texas, to an 11-4 victory over Lynnwood

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor runs for a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers in the second half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Seattle.

Pryor trying to find spot on Seahawks roster 

With one designed rollout and sprint to the end zone, Terrelle Pryor showed why the Seattle Seahawks sacrificed a late-round draft pick

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Roenis Elias throws to first on a pick-off attempt of Los Angeles Angels' Howie Kendrick in the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Seattle. Kendrick was safe.

Mariner recall Roenis Elias from AAA Tacoma

Outfielder James Jones was optioned to Tacoma after yesterday's game

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Bells extend season with win over Knights

Bellingham beat Corvallis, 4-1, in Game 2 of the West Coast League Championship Series.

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Griner & Mercury beat Storm, set WNBA record with 29th win

Brittney Griner had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Phoenix Mercury set a WNBA record with their 29th win, beating the Seattle Storm 78-65 in the season finale Sunday night.

New Washington head coach Chris Petersen walks on the field during the first session of NCAA college football practice before the upcoming fall season, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Seattle.

Huskies ranked No. 25 in AP preseason poll

For the first time since 2003, the University of Washington football team is ranked in the Associated Press preseason Top 25.

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, Mariners shut down Tigers

Chris Young pitched six shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat Detroit 8-1 Sunday, winning the weekend series and moving back ahead of the Tigers in the race for the second AL wild-card spot.

Real Salt Lake head coach Jeff Cassar reacts to a call from the referee in the first half of an MLS soccer match against the New England Revolution on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Sandy, Utah. Real Salt Lake went on to win the match 2-1.

Salt Lake beats Seattle

Joao Plata scored his 11th goal of the season and Real Salt Lake beat the Seattle Sounders 2-1 on Saturday to take the top spot in the Western Conference

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens members of the Lynnwood Pacific Little League team from Lynnwood, Wash., ride in the Little League Grand Slam Parade as it makes its way through downtown Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. The Little League World Series tournament begins Thursday, August 14, in South Williamsport, Pa.

Lynnwood beats Rapid City 7-5 in LLWS

Connor Walsh hit a two-run home run in the top of the fourth inning to give Lynnwood the lead and the Washington club beat Rapid City,

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Wilson leads Seattle to 41-14 win over San Diego

Russell Wilson threw for 121 yards and ran for two touchdowns.

Seattle Storm's Sue Bird (10) is defended by Los Angeles Sparks' Kristi Toliver, left, and Candace Parker in the first half of a WNBA basketball game Friday, May 16, 2014, in Seattle.

Sparks shoot 61 percent, beat Storm 77-65

Candace Parker scored 24 points, Kristi Toliver had 20 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Seattle Storm 77-65 on Friday night.

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Knights edge Bells in game one of WCL Championship Series

The Corvallis Knights defeated the Bellingham Bells 4-3 in game one of the West Coast League Championship Series, Friday at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field.

Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano, left, and Abraham Almonte, right, are congratulated by teammate Kyle Seager (15) after Cano hit a three-run home run scoring during the third inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Cano, Paxton lead Mariners to win over Tigers

Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Friday night in a matchup of American League playoff contenders.

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WSU naming broadcast building Keith Jackson Hall

WSU is naming its broadcast building Keith Jackson Hall in honor of the sports broadcaster who had a 40-year career with ABC.

The South Vancouver Little League baseball team from Vacouver, British Columbia, Canada, participates in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

South Vancouver squad stumbles in Little League World Series opener

Garza leads Mexico past Canada 4-3 in LLWS; Female pitcher throws two-hitter helping Philadelphia down Nashville.

Seattle Seahawks' Brock Coyle runs through a drill at an NFL football minicamp practice Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Seattle makes home debut against San Diego tonight on KPUG

Rookie LB Brock Coyle will likely be the one calling Seattle's first defensive play when the Seahawks face the Chargers tonight.

Fans in the "King's Court" special cheering section for Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez hold up "K cards" to cheer for a strikeout Monday, April 21, 2014, during first inning of a baseball game between the Mariners and the Houston Astros in Seattle.

Seattle’s arms trending toward record season

Felix Hernandez has set the pace for a pitching staff that's on a record pace not seen from an American League team in 40 years.

Seattle Seahawks tight end Luke Willson holds up a Canadian flag after the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8.

Willson hopes to build on rookie season in Seattle

It wasn't until Willson returned home to Canada that it struck him how big a deal it was to win a Super Bowl title in his first year in the NFL.

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