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A summary of Saturday's action in Viking athletics.

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Defense shines in Eastern Washington scrimmage

Eastern Washington University defensive units held the offense to 123 yards and a single touchdown to highlight the first football scrimmage of spring practice for the Eagles.

A basketball with the NCAA logo goes in on a shot by Northeastern during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Northeastern plays Notre Dame in a second round game on Thursday.

Former Rainier Beach High School star Shaqquan Aaron to transfer from Louisville

Aaron averaged 1.3 points in 23 games for the Cardinals, highlighted by an 11-point, five-rebound effort at Wake Forest in January.

The Moda Center, home to the Portland Trail Blazers basketball team, is shown in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

Trail Blazers’ Afflalo out 1-2 weeks with shoulder strain

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Trail Blazers guard Arron Afflalo will be out one to two weeks because of a…

Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss (5) and Gilles Dierickx (34) celebrate against Utah in an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Seattle.

Williams-Goss, 2 others to leave Washington program

Washington announced that Nigel Williams-Goss, sophomore guard Darin Johnson and junior center Gilles Dierickx, planned to leave the school on Friday.

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Seahawk Michael Bennett reiterates criticism of Jimmy Graham

Called new teammate "overrated" and "soft" after 2014 playoff game

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Meridian baseball team falls late on the road

Cascade Leavenworth downs Trojans in the 7th

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Stephen Curry gestures against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first quarter of Game 6 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Golden State wins 15th straight home game

Curry breaks 3-point record, Warriors beat Blazers 116-105

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Canucks blank Coyotes

Weber, Lack lead Vancouver over Arizona 5-0

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) shakes hands with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, left, after the Seahawks beat the Broncos 40-10, in preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in Seattle.

Broncos-Seahawks, Packers-Patriots top preseason

The Seahawks will host Denver, which they beat in the 2014 Super Bowl, in Week 1 of the exhibition games.

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Mark Hendrickson (34) works against the Tampa Bay Rays in the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game in Port Charlotte, Fla., Thursday March 5, 2015.

Former Cougar, NBA & MLB player Mark Hendrickson retires

The Mount Vernon native announced his retirement after 10 seasons playing in Major League Baseball.

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PAC-12 News: Luke Del Rio to transfer from Oregon State; Hurley to take over Sun Devils

Del Rio was a walk-on at Alabama and redshirted in 2013 before transferring to Oregon State for the 2014 season. Hurley comes to ASU after a two-year stint at Buffalo

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.

Reports: Nigel Williams-Goss leaving UW

The sophomore averaged 15.6 points and 5.9 assists per game last season, leading the Huskies in both categories.

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Prep scores from Wednesday

Squalicum boys soccer shuts out Lynden Christian 2-0

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WWU sweeps doubleheader at Simon Fraser, 9-3 and 6-1

WWU, which won the nightcap, 6-1, improved to 21-15 overall

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Pujols ties Williams, McCovey, Thomas for 18th on HR list in win over the M’s

Albert Pujols hits his 521st home run as the Angels win the season opening series at Safeco Field.

Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) reacts after making a basket while being fouled during the fourth quarter in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Houston. The Trail Blazers won 122-120 in overtime.

Aldridge has 24 and Blazers rout TWolves 116-91

Portland led by as many as 28 points

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred speaking in Seattle on Wednesday, April 8, 2015

New MLB Commissioner Manfred visits with the Mariners

New Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred was in Seattle on Wednesday to meet with the Mariners.

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Canucks sign Dorsett, Sbisa to contract extensions

The Vancouver Canucks signed forward Derek Dorsett to a four-year contract extension and defenseman Luca Sbisa to a three-year deal Wednesday.

Seattle Sounders FC goalkeeper Kasey Keller, left, celebrates with head coach Sigi Schmid, right, following a MLS soccer match against the San Jose Earthquakes, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, in Seattle. The game was Keller's final regular season home game before retirement, and the Sounders beat the Earthquakes, 2-1.

Keller, Schmid, Myernick elected to US Soccer Hall of Fame

Goalkeeper Kasey Keller along with Sounders coach Sigi Schmid and the late coach Glenn "Mooch" Myernick are heading to the Hall of Fame.

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NHL player Jarret Stoll arrested in Las Vegas

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The two-time Stanley Cup winner was arrested Friday for suspected cocaine possession at the MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic pool complex.

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Different expectations as Warriors & Pelicans begin the NBA playoffs today on KPUG

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.

The best-of-seven series starts at amped-up Oracle Arena, Coverage on KPUG begins at 11:30am.

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Friday’s NHL Playoff Results

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.

Capitals, Canadiens, Predators and Canucks all win tonights games.

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Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has bypass surgery

FILE - This April 1, 2014, file photo shows former Los Angeles Lakers player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at an NBA basketball ball game in Los Angeles. Abdul-Jabbar is recovering after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. A hospital statement on Friday, April 17, 2015 says Abdul-Jabbar had the surgery on Thursday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. The doctor who performed the surgery, says the 68-year-old former NBA and UCLA star is expected to make a full recovery.

Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is recovering after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery.

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