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High school football pre-season rankings released

Lynden #3 in Class 2A, Lummi #3 in 1B

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Olimpia beats Sounders 1-0 in CONCACAF play

Olimpia improved to 1-1-0 and Seattle dropped to 1-1-1 in Group F.

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Seahawks LB Kevin Pierre-Louis pushing for playing time

Pierre-Louis showed flashes in limited action as a rookie before a shoulder injury prematurely ended his season. Now the 2014 fourth-round pick is making it difficult for Seattle's coaching staff to keep him off the field.

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Hernandez, Cruz lead Seattle past Oakland

Felix Hernandez made just two mistakes in eight strong innings, Nelson Cruz hit his AL-leading 39th homer and drove in three runs and the Mariners beat the Athletics.

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Raiders sign former O’Dea star, Taylor Mays

The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent safety, and former O'Dea High School star, Taylor Mays.

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Seahawks waive Jake Waters, sign Deontay Greenberry

John Boyle from Seahawks.com is reporting that the Seattle Seahawks have waived rookie quarterback Jake Waters and signed rookie wide receiver Deontay Greenberry.

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Police arrest man accused of scamming Seahawks tickets

KING-TV reports that most tickets on the secondary market will cost more than $250, making scams more likely.

Bellevue head coach Butch Goncharoff watches his team from the sideline in the second half of the Class 3A high school football championship, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Tacoma, Wash. Bellevue beat Eastside Catholic 52-20.

Report: Bellevue School District requests state probe into Bellevue HS football program

The school district told the Seattle Times in a statement, "Bellevue High School and the Bellevue School District take allegations such as those included in the Seattle Times article seriously."

Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar speaks at a media day news conference Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Seattle. Romar spent the offseason retooling Washington after two straight seasons without making the NCAA tournament.

Romar & the Huskies land another verbal commitment from a top recruit

Lakeside junior Daejon Davis has made a verbal commitment to Washington, announcing the move on his Twitter account Tuesday

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WWU Soccer: Women top Victoria, men fall to UBC in home exhibition games

Forward Catherine Miles scores first two goals to lead Viking women. Trevor Bartels gets the lone score for the WWU men.

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B.J. Daniels trying to earn spot at receiver for Seahawks

Daniels is in a battle for a possible sixth receiver spot on the team's roster. Daniels' versatility as a receiver, kick returner and emergency quarterback option make him the most intriguing option in the bunch.

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Evan Mathis spurns Hawks, signs with Broncos

Two-time Pro Bowl guard Evan Mathis has agreed to a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos that could be worth up to $4 million.

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Season ends for White Rock squad as Missouri beats Canada 18-6 in LLWS consolation game

Webb City Missouri Pitcher Devrin Weathers held the White Rock South Surrey Little League squad to four runs and three hits in 4 1/3 innings, striking out six.

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Michael Bennett thinks most NFL QB’s make too much money & “cry” after getting hit

In reference to quarterback salaries, Bennett said "Quarterback is the only position in the NFL where you could be mediocre and get paid. At every other position, you can't be mediocre."

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Chris Petersen declines to elaborate on Ukwuachu situation

Petersen declined to get into further details about conversations he had with Baylor coach Art Briles when Sam Ukwuachu transferred from Boise State to Baylor after he was dismissed from the Broncos' program.

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Seattle moving closer to settling on offensive line starters

Coach Pete Carroll said that the starting five the Seahawks used in last week's preseason loss at Kansas City could be the unit that starts Week 1 of the regular season against St. Louis.

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Seahawks team & players rate high in just released “Madden NFL 16”

The Seahawks and Patriots, last year’s Super Bowl 49 opponents, are rated the highest in the video game with each coming in at 91.

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USC’s Sarkisian publicly apologizes for drunken speech at team rally

Sarkisian attributed his slurred, profane speech to a combination of alcohol and medication.

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Valencia homers in 7-run 5th, A’s rally past Mariners 11-5

Danny Valencia homered and Stephen Vogt doubled twice in Oakland's seven-run fifth inning, and the Athletics climbed out of a big hole against Hisashi Iwakuma for an 11-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.

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Seahawks bring in another offensive lineman for workout

The Seahawks also announced a roster move Monday. They re-signed wide receiver Deshon Foxx and released cornerback Jeremy Crayton.

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