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In this Feb. 11, 2015 photo, Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey, center, jogs with Sounders unsigned draft pick Oniel Fisher, right, and Randy Noteboom, left, Sounders' Director of Sports Medicine, during MLS soccer training in Tukwila, Wash.

Dempsey given minimum 2-year suspension from US Open Cup

The penalty announced Thursday by a U.S. Soccer Federation panel was in addition to a three-game league ban and fine announced last week by Major League Soccer.

Charlotte Bobcats' Luke Ridnour (13) shoots as Miami Heat's Chris Andersen (11) defends during the first half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Miami.

NBA Trades: Luke Ridnour on the move again & again

The former Blaine prep star was originally drafted by the Seattle Sonics in 2003.

New England Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler (21) intercepts a pass during the second half of NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

Super Bowl XLIX nominated for ESPY Award

Hawks-Pats showdown among nominees for Best Game

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Sapong, Philadelphia beat Sounders 1-0

Philadelphia (5-10-3) snapped a two-game losing streak and Seattle (9-6-2) lost its second straight.

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The Slam look to earn hardware at Hoopfest

Player/coach Tyler Amaya, Blake Poole, Jacob Stevenson and Mo Anderson will represent the Slam in Spokane.

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Post 7 edges Military All-Stars

The Bellingham Post 7 American Legion baseball team celebrated a victory and armed forces history Wednesday night at Joe Martin…

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Royals take series with 8-2 win over the Mariners

Mike Moustakas had three hits and two RBI to help lead KC.

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Bells lose 3 game series to Falcons with 6-4 loss in Kelowna

The Bells are 11-7 for the season and the Falcons are 10-5.

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AP Source: Hornets to send Henderson to Blazers for Batum

The 6-foot-8, 200-pound Batum spent the last seven seasons with Portland. He started 71 games in 2014-15, averaging 9.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists.

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Seattle calls up Franklin Gutierrez from Triple-A Tacoma

The Seattle Mariners have called up outfielder Franklin Gutierrez from Triple-A Tacoma, nearly two years after he last played in a major league game.

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in New York. NHL owners ratified the tentative labor deal on Wednesday. All that now remains is player approval to finally start the hockey season.

NHL will explore expansion, with Las Vegas, Seattle & Quebec City among candidates

The Board of Governors decided that the NHL will take formal applications for a new franchise starting July 6 and closing Aug. 10.

Milwaukee Bucks' Luke Ridnour poses for a picture during the team's media day Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, in St. Francis, Wis.

Former Blaine star Luke Ridnour traded to Memphis Grizzlies

Played 47 games for Orlando last season

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Montgomery tosses 4-hitter, Seattle beats Kansas City 7-0

Rookie Mike Montgomery tossed a four-hitter against the team that drafted him, Dustin Ackley singled, doubled and homered for his first three-hit game of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals 7-0 on Tuesday night.

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Bells score 5 quick runs, hold on to win Game 2 over Kelowna

The Bellingham Bells scored 5 runs in the first inning and hold on to their lead to defeat the Kelowna Falcons at a final score of 9-4.

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Russell Wilson speaks again but offers no clarity on contract talks

In an interview with 99.9 The Fan in Raleigh, North Carolina, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said "I've gone through the ups and downs before and been moved around before."

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USGA’s Mike Davis doesn’t completely agree with Chambers Bay criticism

In an interview with the Seattle Times, U.S. Open director Mike Davis says he agrees with some of the criticism of Chambers Bay and made promises to be better if the U.S. Open returns to University Place.

Fred Couples walks up to the ninth green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 11, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.

Seattle’s own, Couples, withdraws due to back injury

Fred Couples has withdrawn from the U.S. Senior Open because of a back injury.

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Bells drop opener in Kelowna

Teams combine for 22 runs in offensive outburst

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Blanton, Escobar lead Royals to 4-1 win over Mariners

Joe Blanton pitched six-plus innings of two-hit ball, Alcides Escobar had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 on Monday night.

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World Cup: U.S. goes for the big prize

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The Women's World Cup final today in Vancouver features a rematch of the final four years ago, the U.S. against Japan

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Women’s World Cup: England beats Germany to finish 3rd

The England women's national team celebrating after beating Germany 1-0 in the 2015 Women's World Cup to earn 3rd place

England's victory over the top-ranked Germans came after a gut-wrenching 2-1 semifinal loss to Japan that was decided on an own goal on Wednesday.

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Wimbledon: Defending champ Kvitova upset, Federer advances

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic makes a return to Kurumi Nara of Japan during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Madison Keys and Caroline Wozniacki also posted victories on the women's side.

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Dempsey, Chandler score as US beats Guatemala 4-0

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Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler scored his first international goal and the United States routed Guatemala

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Oilers sign Connor McDavid to 3-year, entry-level contract

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The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with center Connor McDavid on a three-year, entry-level contract.

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