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Houston Rockets center Omer Asik, right, from Turkey, reaches in on Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, April 5, 2013.

today

Rockets host Portland in first-round of playoffs

Portland returns to the playoffs for the first time since 2011. Tip-off is schedule for 6:30pm Sunday.

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yesterday

Martins’ goal lifts Seattle over Chivas 2-1

Chivas played the final 16 minutes with 10 players after Marco Delgado was ejected in the 74th minute.

ewu eagles eastern washington university logo on white

yesterday

Defense leads the way in spring scrimmage for EWU

With three interceptions, seven sacks and nine passes broken up, defense holds offense scoreless in 12 of 18 possessions

WWU Softball coaches

yesterday

WWU sweeps Northwest Nazarene, 7-4 and 10-9, on Senior Day

DeRosier earns wins in both games, runs victory string to 11

WWU Turf Field Construction 1

yesterday

Turf being put on Robert S. Harrington Field at Western Washington University

WWU multipurpose field scheduled for completion this summer

uw university of washington huskies new football uniforms

Friday

Washington unveils new 2014 Nike football uniforms

The updated uniforms feature three jerseys, four pants and three helmet colors to allow for multiple options on the field.

Gonzaga’s mascot

Friday

Gonzaga signs son of Arvydas Sabonis

Gonzaga has signed 6-foot-10 forward Domantas Sabonis, the 17-year-old son of former NBA center Arvydas Sabonis.

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Friday

WWU: Vikes earn both GNAC Golfer of the Week awards

Western's Lindsay Wells sets school record at track meet in L.A.

Courtesy of WWU Athletics

Thursday

Kingma signs scholarship offer to compete at WWU

Kingma played at Oregon as freshman, state Player of the Year as prep

Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus (1) steals second as Seattle Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin (6) catches the throw during the second inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Thursday

Rangers steal another one from the Mariners

M's drop 3 of 4 to Texas despite the first home run of the season for Robinson Cano.

seattle mariners stephen pryor

Thursday

RHP Stephen Pryor re-instated from 15-day disabled list

Pryor returned from rehabilitation assignment, optioned to AAA Tacoma

seattle mariners jiman choi

Thursday

Seattle 1B Choi banned 50 games for positive test

The 22-year-old Choi was hitting .394 at Triple-A Tacoma with one homer and five RBIs.

Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts walks onto the floor past Damian Lillard (0) during the first scheduled timeout in an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Phoenix.

Thursday

Blazers survive adversity to surge into playoffs

The low point came on March 25 when the Blazers fell 95-85 at Orlando. The loss capped a 4-9 stretch for Portland.

File Photo: Former Western Washington University guard Rob Oliver. Oliver was named Bellingham Slam assistant coach on April 17th, 2014.

Thursday

Amaya tabs Oliver as assistant coach for Bellingham Slam

Oliver competed for Western Washington University this past winter and was a member of the 2012-13 Vikings squad which advanced to the Final Four of the NCAA Division-II National Championship tournament.

Duquesne's Quevyn Winters (21) slides out of bounds as he tries to save the ball in front of West Virginia's Gary Browne in the second half of their NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Duquesne won 60-56.

Thursday

U-Dub hoop team adds junior college transfer

Quevyn Winters led Indian Hills CC to junior college national title game

Washington's Damore'ea Stringfellow, left, tries to shake off the tackle attempt from BYU defensive back Michael Davis during first half of the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco.

Thursday

Husky wideout Stringfellow pleads guilty to three counts

Charges stem from run-ins with celebrating Seahawks fans after the Super Bowl

Flags of some of the teams of the American League west division fly at Safeco Field during a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Seattle. Flags for the Seattle Mariners, the Oakland Athletics, the Los Angeles Angels, the Texas Rangers, and the Houston Astros, are shown.

Wednesday

Rangers rally for 2 in 9th to beat Mariners 3-2 

The Texas Rangers scored two unearned runs in a two-out rally against Fernando Rodney, beating the Seattle Mariners 3-2

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice looks for the call against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.

Wednesday

Sidney Rice agrees to terms with Seahawks 

The Seattle Seahawks and wide receiver Sidney Rice have agreed to terms on a deal.

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts calls in a play against the Atlanta Hawks in the second half of their NBA basketball game Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Atlanta. Portland won 100-85.

Wednesday

Blazers defeat Clippers 110-104 

The Trail Blazers downed Clippers 110-104 in the regular-season finale, with both teams resting key players in advance of the playoffs.

Photo Credit: KPUG Staff

Wednesday

Date set for Koenen/Locker football camp

There will be no "Friday Night Lights" game prior to the camp like last year. Koenen writes on Facebook, "We have a great event coming for everyone to be excited about to replace it."

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Lee Westwood wins Malaysian Open

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Westwood led from start to finish in the co-sanctioned European and Asian Tour event that he also won in 1997.

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Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in OT, take 2-0 lead

St. Louis Blues right wing T.J. Oshie (74) waits for the face off during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.

Mount Vernon native T.J. Oshie returns to the ice for St. Louis after missing the last three games due to an upper-body injury.

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Road teams strike first as the NBA Playoffs begin

A logo for the NBA playoffs and official basketballs are seen on the court prior to Game 1 of an NBA basketball playoffs basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas.

Only Oklahoma City defends their home court advantage on Saturday.

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