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Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts

Blazers come from behind for 115-112 win over Thunder

LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 16 rebounds

**FILE** Seattle Mariners' Bret Boone throws his bat after hitting a double against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning on Monday, April 14, 2003. It was announced Sunday, July 3, 2005, that Boone was cut by the Mariners after a half-season of struggles at the plate.

Former Mariner Bret Boone is writing a memoir

Former Mariners Bret Boone figures the best way to tell a baseball story is through his own family.

Gonzaga guard Kyle Dranginis (3) celebrates with forward Kyle Wiltjer (33) and guard Eric McClellan during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Francisco in San Francisco, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Gonzaga won 81-70.

No. 3 Gonzaga sluggish but gets past San Diego

Przemek Karnowski scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half, Domantas Sabonis added 11 off the bench, and No. 3 Gonzaga overcame a sluggish first half to beat San Diego

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Eight straight for Vikings after 110-77 win over Simon Fraser

Parker scores career-high 31 as Vikings roll

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.

Sabres stun Canucks 6-3 on Mitchell’s 2 goals

Torrey Mitchell scored a pair of goals as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 on Thursday night.

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Former Mariner Michael Saunders injures knee, out until July

Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders stepped on a sprinkler while shagging fly balls, tearing cartilage in his left knee and sidelining him until the All-Star break.

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Former Hawks QB Hasselbeck re-ups with Colts

Matt Hasselbeck agreed Thursday to a one-year contract extension to back up Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.

Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss shoots the ball in the second half of an NCAA basketball game against Eastern Washington, on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Seattle. Washington won the game 81-77.

Williams-Goss Named Capitol One Third Team Academic All-American

UW sophomore Nigel Williams-Goss became the first Academic All-American in UW men’s basketball history as he was named a Academic All-America Third Team.

Tennessee Titans tackle Michael Roos is pictured during the first half their NFL preseason football game at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn., Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010.

Former EWU star Michael Roos retires after 10 seasons with the Titans

The Eastern Washington University football field was renamed "Roos Field" in September of 2010 after the former Eagle star and his wife donated $500,000 dollars for the installation of red synthetic turf.

Ed Murray, center, talks with reporters Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 after attending a fundraising luncheon for ROOTS, a shelter for homeless youth in Seattle. Following Tuesday's election Murray led incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn by a 56-44 margin.

Seattle mayor says arena environmental impact statement wrapping up in May

Mayor is open to NHL coming to Seattle before NBA

The Portland Trail Blazers, from left, LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum, from France, Wesley Matthews and Damian Liilard stand on the court after losing possession of the ball on a referee review late in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Philadelphia won 101-99.

Matthews scores 31, Blazers beat slumping Spurs

Wesley Matthews scored 31 points, LaMarcus Aldridge had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the slumping San Antonio Spurs 111-95 on Wednesday night for their first victory since the All-Star break.

UCLA coach Steve Alford gestures during the second half of his team's NCAA college basketball game against Oregon State, Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. UCLA won 74-69.

UCLA routs Washington end 2-game skid

Norman Powell scored 24 points, Tony Parker added 20 and UCLA led all the way in routing Washington 88-66 Wednesday night to end a two-game skid.

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Washington State holds off USC 70-66

It was Washington State's first road win since Jan. 10.

Nelson Cruz takes batting practice at the Seattle Mariners spring training facility in Peoria, Arizona.

Cruz steps into power-hitting role with Mariners

The Seattle Mariners DH practiced with his new team Wednesday in Peoria, Arizona.

Southern California head football coach Pete Carroll, left, and tight end coach Brennan Carroll, right, congratulate quarterback Matt Barkley (7) after a touchdown in the second half of a NCAA college football game in Los Angeles, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009. USC won the game 56 to 3.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll to get honorary degree from USC

Will be inducted into the school's athletic hall of fame the day after graduation

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Report: Hawks say Thomas should be ready for season

Star safety had shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum Tuesday.

Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack blocks a shot on goal

Lack stops 40 for Canucks in win at Boston

Daniel and Henrik Sedin both picked up assists on the tiebreaking goal 6:47 into the third as the Canucks beat the struggling Bruins for the second time this month.

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014, file photo, U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo stands on the sidelines before a CONCACAF soccer match against Haiti in Washington. Solo had domestic violence assault charges against her dismissed Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, ending what she called "one of the most difficult and emotionally draining times of my life."

Solo regrets ‘mistake’ in interview with ABC

U.S. women's national team, and former University of Washington star, goalkeeper Hope Solo tells ABC News it was a "horrible choice" last month.

Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki speaks during a news conference before the start of the team's first official full squad spring training baseball practice Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla.

Ichiro begins again with the Marlins

The former Seattle Mariner is on a one-year deal and will serve as Miami's fourth outfielder.

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A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

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Travis Kvapil’s NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race

NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil uses a cell phone in the garage at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta.

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Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

FILE - In this April 1955 file photo, Fort Wayne's Mel Hutchins (9) and Syracuse's Earl Lloyd (11) reach for the ball during an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis. Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper played their first games.

The Associated Press Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd’s alma mater,…

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Vanderbilt AD says Stallings’ outburst handled internally

Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings yells to his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams says coach Kevin Stallings' outburst after the Commodores' win at Tennessee was "unfortunate" and he will handle the issue internally.

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Cardinals release 11-year NFL veteran Darnell Dockett

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) is sacked by defensive end Darnell Dockett (90) in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Seattle.

The Arizona Cardinals have released defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, allowing the three-time Pro Bowl lineman to test the free agency market.

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