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Chicago's Pierce Jones, center rear, celebrates with teammates DJ Butler (1) and Marquis Jackson (16) after hitting a two-run home run off Lynnwood, Washington pitcher Logan Kruse during the third inning of a Little League baseball game in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

Little League World Series: Chicago tops Lynnwood

Chicago's Pierce Jones hit three home runs to lead the Jackie Robinson West team to a 12-2 victory over Lynnwood.

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, third from left, carries the ball on the final day of NFL football training camp, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Police clear Marshawn Lynch

Bellevue police have cleared Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch in an assault and property damage case.

Danny Miller

Bells walk-off Pippins, advance to WCL Championship Series

Danny Miller’s bases loaded walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth gave the Bellingham Bells a 4-3 series clinching victory over the Yakima Valley Pippins in game two of the West Coast League Divisional Series at Joe Martin Field.

Seattle Mariners' Kendrys Morales in action against the Texas Rangers in a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Seattle.

Morales, Iwakuma help Mariners beat Blue Jays 2-0

Kendrys Morales' 2-run homer in the 1st was all the M's needed, blanking the Blue Jays 2-0 Wednesday night

Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid applauds as he leaves the field after the first game of the Western Conference semifinals in the MLS Cup soccer playoffs against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Seattle. The Timbers won 2-1 in the first of the two-game aggregate playoff series.

Sounders beat Fire 6-0 in US Open Cup semifinal

Andy Rose and Kenny Cooper each scored two goals and the Seattle Sounders routed the Chicago Fire 6-0 in their U.S. Open Cup semifinal Wednesday night.

Southern California head coach Steve Sarkisian takes questions at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

USC’s goal: Get back to normal under Sarkisian

The former UW coach, Sarkisian, has returned to take his shot at restoring USC to the glory of the last decade.

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WCC Welcomes Mary Schroeder as Women’s Soccer Coach

Ferndale native, international soccer player Megan Manthey is assistant coach.

Seattle Seahawks' Cassius Marsh in action at an NFL football camp practice Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Seahawks rookie Marsh to have MRI after injury

Seattle Seahawks rookie defensive end Cassius Marsh will undergo an MRI after appearing to suffer a knee injury in practice

Seattle Sounders' DeAndre Yedlin, adds a hat to his modeling of the MLS soccer team's new "third kit" uniform, Monday, March 3, 2014 at the CenturyLink Field Pro Shop in Seattle. In addition to home and away jerseys, many MLS teams utilize a third uniform style for international friendlies and other special match situations.

Tottenham signs Seattle’s Yedlin to 4-year deal

Yedlin spent last weekend in London visiting with Tottenham officials and the sides were able to finalize the deal

Seattle Mariners' Logan Morrison, center, is congratulated by Chris Taylor, left, and followed by Kyle Seager on Morrison's three-run home run against the Atlanta Braves in the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Seattle.

Seattle uses 2 homers, knock off Blue Jays

The Seattle Mariners moved into a tie for the second wild card spot in the American League with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.

Bells Skipper Jeff James

Bells beat Pippins in WCL playoffs

The Bellingham Bells defeated the Yakima Pippins, 4-1, in game one of the West Coast League Divisional Series at Yakima County Stadium.

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WWU’s Strickland unable to make cut at U.S. Amateur Championship

Viking senior shoots 155 during first two days of medalist play.

This is a 2014 photo of Donald Butler of the San Diego Chargers NFL football team. This image reflects the San Diego Chargers active roster as of Monday, May 12, 2014 when this image was taken.

Donald Butler and the Chargers prepare for Seahawks

Chargers preparing to face Seahawks twice in month SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Chargers are preparing to play the Seattle…

Washington State linebacker Darryl Monroe, left, and quarterback Connor Halliday pose for photos at the 2014 Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Washington State depending on offense

Washington State rode the arm of quarterback Connor Halliday to its first bowl game in a decade last year, and Cougar fans can expect more of the same this season.

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

Seahawks say Lynch assault accusation ‘bogus’

In a statement Tuesday morning the team says it has "the utmost respect for the investigative process," but that after speaking with Lynch the Seahawks concluded the allegations were without merit.

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2014, photo, then-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, left, shakes hands with former NBA players Bill Russell, right, and "Downtown" Freddie Brown as Omar Lee looks on during an NCAA college basketball game between Washington and Oregon State in Seattle. An individual with knowledge of negotiations to sell the Los Angeles Clippers said Shelly Sterling has reached an agreement to sell the team to Ballmer for $2 billion. The individual, who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly, told The Associated Press on Thursday, May 29, 2014, that Ballmer and the Sterling Family Trust now have a binding agreement. The deal now must be presented to the NBA.

Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer goes through

Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO, bid $2 billion for the Clippers in May. The NBA Board of Governors had previously approved the sale.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, June 8, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Mariners won 5-0.

Hernandez brilliant as Seattle jolts Toronto

Felix Hernandez allowed one run in seven strong innings and Robinson Cano helped provide him with a jolt of run support as the Seattle Mariners romped to an 11-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday 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.

Petersen era set to begin at Washington

Job number 1 for the new leader of the Dawgs is figuring out a way to leap over the Cardinal and Ducks.

Seattle Mariners' James Jones in action against the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game Monday, May 12, 2014, in Seattle.

Seattle Mariners recall outfielder James Jones from Tacoma

Right-handed pitcher Erasmo Ramirez was optioned to AAA Tacoma last night.

Seattle Reign FC goalie Hope Solo waves to fans after an NWSL soccer game against the Sky Blue FC Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Seattle. Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home on suspicion of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew a week ago, then pleaded not guilty and was released without bail after a court appearance Monday, June 23. She was eligible to play in Saturday's match, but did not start.

Hope Solo trial date set in assault case

Solo, who also plays with the Seattle Reign of the National Women's Soccer League, appeared in court in Kirkland, Washington, on Monday.

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