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Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility

The founder of the National Association of Sports Officials is worried that recent violence against referees is hurting efforts to retain officials around the country.

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Vikings beat Chaminade in Hawaii

Junior forward Kiana Gandy scored a team-high 16 points to lead Western Washington University to a 61-53 victory over Chaminade Thursday evening in the O'ahu Women's Basketball Thanksgiving Classic.

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Huskies can’t handle Longhorns in Bahamas

Eric Davis Jr. had 15 points, Cameron Ridley added 13 points and 11 rebounds and Texas fended off a barrage of rallies to beat Washington Thursday in the consolation round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

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Lummi takes on rival Neah Bay in 1B semifinals on KGMI

You can hear all the action between Blackhawks and Red Devils on our sister station KGMI AM790 and beginning at 12:35 p.m. with the pregame show.

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Lions 45-14 win over Eagles, Panthers still perfect over Cowboys 33-14,Bears beat Packers

Matthew Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes

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House scores 19, No. 25 Texas A&M beats No. 10 Gonzaga

Danuel House scored 19 points, and No. 25 Texas A&M edged No. 10 Gonzaga on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.


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‘Mortdecai,’ ‘American Ultra’ among the year’s biggest box office flops

The list of this year's most disappointing box office performers is out.

Washington Huskies head coach Chris Petersen in action against Eastern Washington in an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 59-52.

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Washington’s Chris Petersen signs 2-year contract extension

Washington coach Chris Petersen has signed a two-year contract extension keeping him tied to the Huskies through the 2020 season.


in Music

Unsolved: 6 rockers and rappers whose deaths remain a mystery

These six unsolved deaths bring the ugly underbelly of the music industry to the surface. We pair each artist with their swan song hit.

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Washington seeks bowl eligibility against streaking WSU in 108th Apple Cup

WSU can plant itself into one of the top-tier Pac-12 bowl games with a victory UW needs a win to reach six victories and become bowl eligible. Hear all the action Friday on KPUG, beginning at 10:30 a.m.!


in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Three ways to curb holiday spending

Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices.


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M’s pitcher Danny Hultzen clears waivers, outrighted to AAA Tacoma

Hultzen was designated for assignment on November 20.


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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.


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Selden, Kansas beat Vanderbilt for Maui title

Wayne Selden Jr. scored 25 points on 8-of-11 shooting,and No. 5 Kansas won the Maui Jim Maui Invitational with a 70-63 victory over No. 19 Vanderbilt on Wednesday night.

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Vrbata scores twice, Canucks beats Wild 3-2

Vancouver wins for just the third time in their last 11 games.


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Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables

Craig Wilson, Costco vice president of food safety and quality assurance, said Wednesday he was told by the Food and Drug Administration that the strain of E. coli seems to be connected to an onion and celery mix.

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WWU Women’s hoops in Hawaii for a pair of games

The Vikings, who open play on Thanksgiving, are looking to snap a two game losing streak.


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WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.

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Washington fires Bob Ernst as women’s rowing coach

Ernst first took over the Washington women's program in 1980 and won six national titles, the last coming in 1987.


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A’s acquire Jed Lowrie from Astros for minor league reliever

The 31-year-old Lowrie hit .222 with nine homers and 30 RBIs in 69 games for Houston this year, starting 45 at third and 16 at shortstop. He was sidelined for more than three months by a torn ligament in his right thumb.

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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.

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Royals players get $370K bonus for World Series win


The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.

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Georgia’s Richt not done, interested in another coaching job

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Mark Richt says he remains interested in another coaching job and will listen "to anybody who has interest in me" as he prepares for his final game as Georgia's coach.

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USC names Helton permanent coach after Trojans beat UCLA


Southern California hired Clay Helton as its permanent coach, removing the interim tag after he guided the team to a division title since taking over for Steve Sarkisian.

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