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Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews (52) hits Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Seattle.

Green Bay’s Matthews fined for hit on Wilson

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has been fined $22, 050 by the NFL for his second quarter hit on Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson during Sundays NFC Championship Game.

Seattle Sounders supporters wave a giant flag before an MLS soccer match against the New England Revolution, Saturday, April 13, 2013, in Seattle.

Sounders hire former MLS striker Razov as assistant coach

He replaces Ezra Hendrickson, who became the coach of S2, the Sounders' USL-Pro franchise.

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

AP Source: NFL fines Lynch $20,000 for obscene gesture

Most recently, Lynch was fined $11,000 for an inappropriate gesture in Seattle's win over Arizona on Dec. 21.

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Former Seahawk Jerramy Stevens arrested

Hope Solo in more trouble; husband arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence

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Gonzaga students camp out for basketball tickets

Zags fans brave freezing temperatures

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, seated, smiles as he speaks via speakerphone with San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee as the two place a good-natured wager, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Seattle. The two mayors, representing the cities of the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers, each bet that their NFL football team would win the NFC championship game, to be played Sunday in Seattle. With Murray are Chuck Horne, left, and Deb Music, of Theo Chocolate, and Molly Moon Neitzel, of Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream Shop, who are providing products for Murray's half of the bet.

Seattle mayor meets with NBA, NHL commissioners

SEATTLE (AP) — Mayor Ed Murray says he met with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on…

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High school basketball scores Wednesday night

Lynden hosts LC in Coaches vs. Cancer doubleheader tonight on KPUG

Utah' coach Larry Krystkowiak

Taylor, Wright pace No. 12 Utah in 86-64 win over WSU

Brandon Taylor had 18 points and seven assists.

Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek

Bledsoe, Thomas score season highs, Suns top Blazers 118-113

The Suns (26-18) have their longest home win streak of the season

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8 Whatcom County teams in AP prep basketball polls

Eight Whatcom County teams appeared in this week's edition of the Associated Press boys and girls high school basketball poll.

St. Louis Blues' David Backes (42) and Vancouver Canucks' Kevin Bieksa (3) battle for the puck in an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in St. Louis.

Canucks D Bieksa out indefinitely with broken hand

Bieksa was injured on Tuesday during Vancouver's 4-1 loss at the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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2-point conversion generated biggest Seahawks quake

The experts say the biggest event was caused by all the jumping and dancing that followed the touchdown and 2-point conversion as Seattle rallied at the end of regulation time

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) signs autographs following the team's international friendly soccer match against Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Sandy, Utah. The United States won 8-0.

Hope Solo suspended for 30 days from US national team

U.S. Soccer did not specify the reason for the suspension to the former University of Washington star, announced Wednesday night.

Washington State wide receiver Vince Mayle (15) catches the ball against Northwestern defensive back Ibraheim Campbell (44) during NCAA college football practice for the Senior Bowl, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala.

WSU’s Mayle, UW’s Shelton & Kikaha shining at Senior Bowl

Washington State's Vince Mayle, along with Washington's Danny Shelton and Hau'oli Kikaha are practicing at the Senior Bowl and each is having a good week.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Jon Kitna warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, in Denver.

Jon Kitna leaving Tacoma alma mater to coach in Texas

The News Tribune reports the 42-year-old resigned Wednesday after three seasons at Lincoln High School.

Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman holds his arm as he walks off the field during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Seattle. Photo: Associated Press/Ted S. Warren

Seahawks’ Sherman still expects to play in Super Bowl: “That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.”

Sherman said his elbow is "better than it was" during the fourth quarter of Seattle's 28-22 overtime win over Green Bay.

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper gestures to his team during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, in Tampa, Fla.

Killorn has 2 goals, Lightning beat Canucks 4-1

Sliding Canucks drop another despite 22 saves from Ryan Miller

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge walks on the court against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Blazers’ Aldridge to have an MRI on his left thumb

All star will miss Wednesday's game with left thumb injury

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Former Seahawk Jerramy Stevens arrested on suspicion of DUI

The Manhattan Beach Police Department says the former NFL player and husband of U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo was stopped at about 1:30 a.m. Monday for driving without his vehicle's headlights turned on.

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Super Bowl XLIX: Carroll, Belichick excelled after failing the first time

Official game balls for the NFL football Super Bowl XLIX wait for final inspection at the Wilson Sporting Goods Co. in Ada, Ohio, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. The New England Patriots will play the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona.

The two men vying to put their fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy are testament to the axiom that men who flop in their first NFL head coaching job can subsequently flourish.

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Maria Sharapova beats Peng in 4th round at Australian Open

Maria Sharapova of Russia chases down on a shot to Petra Martic of Croatia during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

Second-seeded Maria Sharapova is through to the Australian Open quarterfinals after a 6-3, 6-0 win over China's Peng Shuai on Sunday.

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Cubs great Ernie Banks dies

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The Chicago Cubs say Hall of Famer and two-time MVP Ernie Banks was 83 when he died Friday night. The team did not provide a cause of death.

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Belichick on deflated balls

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on the sidelines in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Carolina Panthers, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is defending the way his team preps its game balls…

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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