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Fred Couples the headliner at Boeing Classic, but Maggert on roll

While Couples will remain the hometown favorite any time he plays in the Seattle area, Jeff Maggert has three victories this year and is coming off a win two weeks ago in Calgary, Alberta.


Defense is key to Washington State improvement

"Defense and special teams, we've got to improve there," Coach Mike Leach said. "The good news is we've got a lot of people back."


Ramu Tokashiki leaves Storm to play with Japanese national team

The 6-foot-3 rookie has started 12 games this season, scoring 8.3 points, 3.1 rebounds in 20 minutes per game.


Seahawks continue preseason against Chiefs Friday on KPUG

You can hear all the action between Seattle and Kansas City tomorrow, coverage begins at 3 p.m. with a 5 p.m. kick-off on KPUG 1170.

Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman (25) talks with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady after an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 24-23.

Sherman defends Tom Brady in Deflategate saga in USA TODAY

In the story, Sherman says "You're fining players more than organizations?", adding "That should bring up some red flags. But nobody's talking about that."


Kam Chancellor’s agent says nothing has changed, holdout will continue

Agent Alvin Keels has told ESPN's Josina Anderson, "Nothing has changed. He will not report without his contract being addressed this season."

Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Brad Evans (3) is seen during the U.S. Open Cup final against the Philadelphia Union on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Chester, Pa. The Sounders FC beat the Union 3-1 in overtime.

Brad Evans leads Sounders past Olimpia 2-1 in CONCACAF Champions League

Seattle (1-0-1) took the lead in the three-team group. Vancouver (0-0-1) is second, and Olimpia (0-1-0) third.

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WWU’s Bill Roe elected to IAAF Cross Country Committee

Long-time Viking assistant was the USA Track & Field President from 2000 to 2008.


Garry Gilliam getting chance at right tackle for Seahawks

Gilliam has been working with the first-team offense this week at right tackle and is expected to start against the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday night.

Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Marco Pappa (10) is seen during the U.S. Open Cup final against the Philadelphia Union on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Chester, Pa. The Sounders FC beat the Union 3-1 in overtime.

Marco Pappa cleared to rejoin Sounders following arrest

Pappa was arrested on DUI charges on July 19. He was banned from playing games with the club until he completed the league-mandated program.


Holland returns as homer-happy Rangers beat Mariners

Holland scattered eight hits, struck out six and walked none over 6 1-3 innings. Mitch Moreland and Elvis Andrus each hit homers that sandwiched Mike Napoli's blast to center off Joe Beimel.


Bumpy road expected in Petersen’s 2nd year at Washington

Significant talent departures, a lack of upperclassmen, a challenging schedule and questions at the most important position on the field all cloud the picture for the Huskies this season.

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TV chef Gordon Ramsay competes in Lake Stevens triathlon

The Lake Stevens competition is a half Ironman, consisting of a 1.2-mile swim followed by a 56-mile bicycle ride and finished with a 13.1-mile run.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma (18) works in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Atlanta. Seattle won 2-0.

Iwakuma follows no-hitter with 3-2 win for Mariners

Hisashi Iwakuma followed his no-hitter by limiting Texas to two runs and five hits over seven innings as the Seattle Mariners beat the Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night.

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Earl Thomas limited in return to practice Tuesday

Thomas: "I felt like a little kid again just running around out there."


Offensive line shuffles continue for Seahawks

Justin Britt, who started 18 games for Seattle at right tackle as a rookie last season, has been taking snaps with the first-team offense at left guard during practice this week.

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Kyrin Priester declared eligible to play for WSU

The 6-foot-1, 190 pound signed with Clemson in 2013 and played with one game with the Tigers in 2014 but was dismissed because of his attitude.

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WWU AD Steve Card named to NCAA II Men’s Basketball West RAC

Card will represent the Great Northwest Athletic Conference


Seahawks release former Green Beret Nate Boyer, add QB

Seattle added Kansas State QB Jake Waters after Tarvaris Jackson suffered a high ankle sprain in Friday's pre-season loss to Denver.

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Snohomish loses tie-breaker to Polk City, Iowa at LLSWS

The tie-breaker was played because Little League officials decided Snohomish "did not play with the effort and spirit appropriate" for Little League play in a 7-0 no-hit loss to Salisbury, North Carolina on Monday.

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Falcons announce 5-year contract extension for Julio Jones

Julio Jones #11 plays during an NFL football game between the Cleveland Browns and the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Atlanta

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year contract extension with Julio Jones that is expected to rank with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers.

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Little League World Series championship match-up is set

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Lewisberry, Pennsylvania will take on Tokyo, Japan in the Little League World Series championship game.

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Al Arbour, who coached Isles to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82


Beginning in 1973-74, Arbour led the Isles to 15 playoff appearances and won an NHL record 119 playoff games over 19 seasons.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event


The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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