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FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Canucks win shootout over LA Kings

Higgins scores game-winner, Lack saves 36

FILE- In this April 20, 2013, file photo, a drumline plays outside of the Barclays Center before the start of Game 1 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs between the Chicago Bulls and the Brooklyn Nets in New York. Two people with knowledge of the plans say the 2015 NBA All-Star weekend will be split between two New York arenas, with Madison Square Garden to host the game. Barclays Center in Brooklyn will host the Saturday skills events, the people confirmed to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, because the plans were to be announced at a press conference Wednesday.

Brook Lopez scores 32, Nets beat short-handed Blazers

The Brooklyn Nets beat the Trail Blazers 106-96 on Monday night in the only game on the NBA schedule.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin talks to reporters after NFL football practice, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks will play the Denver Broncos Feb. 2, 2014 in the Super Bowl.

Former Seahawk Harvin expects big things in Buffalo

Former Seahawk and current Buffalo Bill wide receiver Percy Harvin says he expects he will "return to his level of play" after his troubled tenure in Seattle.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws the first pitch of the first inning of an opening day baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Monday, April 6, 2015, in Seattle.

Hernandez dominant as Mariners beat Angels 4-1 to open 2015

Seth Smith was the offensive star. Acquired in an offseason trade with San Diego, Smith doubled twice and lined a two-out RBI triple to score Austin Jackson with Seattle's first run of the season.

Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon (21) embraces Nelson Cruz during introductions before an opening day baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Monday, April 6, 2015, in Seattle.

New DH Nelson Cruz hitless in M’s debut

The M's big off season acquisition went 0-for-4 for the game and 0-for-2 with runners in scoring position.

Minnesota center Amanda Zahui B. (32), of Sweden, tries to control the ball as Rutgers center Rachel Hollivay (1) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Piscataway, N.J. Rutgers won 66-61.

Minnesota’s Zahui B declares for WNBA draft. Could Storm make her the top pick?

The Seattle Storm have the first and third pick in the first round of the WNBA Draft set to be held April 16th.

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WWU’s Mortensen is GNAC T&F Women’s Field Athlete of the Week

Viking sophomore has provisional national qualifying discus mark of 146-7, fifth longest in GNAC history

Spencer Haywood, right, former Seattle SuperSonics player, pulls the rope to hoist his jersey, along with other retired Sonics jerseys into the rafters at KeyArena at halftime of an NBA basketball game in Seattle on Monday, Feb. 26, 2007.

Haywood and Raveling induction brings local flavor to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Former Seattle Sonic Spencer Haywood and former Washington State University coach George Raveling join 9 other new inductees going into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame this year.

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WWU’s Donigian breaks 21-year-old school record at UPS meet

Western Washington University sprinter Alex Donigian (Jr., Mission Viejo, CA/Trabuco Hills) broke a school record that had stood for 21 years in winning the men's 200 meters

Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates after scoring in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 105-99.

Aldridge has 21 and Blazers snap Pelicans’ win streak

LaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped the New Orleans Pelicans' four-game winning streak with a 99-90 victory on Saturday night

Seattle Sounders' Obafemi Martins stands during the national anthem Wednesday, May 7, 2014, before an MLS soccer match in Seattle.

Martins’ goal gives Seattle win over Houston

The Seattle Sounders beat the Dynamo 1-0 on Saturday night despite playing the final 35 minutes with just 10 men.

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Mariners finalize opening day roster

The Seattle Mariners finalized their 25-man opening day roster on Saturday.

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WWU sports roundup

The Western women's golf and rowing teams finished strong at their respective competitions.

File Photo: Gonzaga center  Domantas Sabonis. 
Credit: Associated Press

Report: Sabonis to return to Gonzaga

According to ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman, Domantas Sabonis will return to Gonzaga for his sophomore season.

Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon talks with reporter at the Mariners spring training facility in Peoria, Arizona.

Morrison homers in Butler’s audition, Mariners beat Rockies

Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz singled off Butler early before exiting the teams' final exhibition.

Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice calls out to his players during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.

Jets edge Canucks

Lee Stempniak scored twice and Mathieu Perrealt had three assists and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-4 on Saturday.

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Miller, Happ lead Mariners over Rockies 5-4

Happ, set to start the fourth or fifth game of the season, threw four scoreless innings of two-hit ball, striking out four and walking two. Coming in, he had allowed 12 earned runs in 13 2-3 innings overall.

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard

Blazers celebrate division title with 107-77 win over Lakers

Arron Afflalo scored 17 points for the Blazers, who clinched their first division title since 2009 earlier in the night with Oklahoma City's loss at Memphis.

The Moda Center prior to an NBA basketball game between the Houston Rockets and the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore.,Thursday Dec. 12, 2013.

Portland’s Dorell Wright out 4-6 weeks with fractured hand

Blazer's guard to miss time after injury in loss to LA

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