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Peacocke scores 20 to lead Vikings to GNAC win

Forward Taylor Peacock scored a team-high 20 points, lifting Western Washington University to a 76-68 victory over Central Washington University on Thursday

Seattle Seahawks' Max Unger warms up before a preseason NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Seattle.

Unger set to go for Seattle; Moeaki a game-time decision

Center Max Unger is expected to start on Saturday when the Seattle Seahawks host Carolina in the NFC divisional playoffs.

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn talks to reporters after practice Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks will play the Carolina Panthers on Saturday in an NFL football divisional playoff game.

Dan Quinn make the rounds as he interviews for five coaching spots

According to Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times Dan Quinn, the Seattle Seahawks' defensive coordinator, has interviewed for five of the six NFL head coaching vacancies.

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2011, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch (24) shakes off a tackle on a 67-yard touchdown run against the New Orleans Saints in an NFL NFC wild card playoff football game in Seattle. When Lynch was traded to Seattle, he brought along the tag "Beast Mode," thanks to his rugged running style. The true meaning of that term showed up last week with a clinching touchdown run that is quickly gaining epic status.

Seismologists ready for another Seahawks fan-generated quake

Earthquake trackers are adding instruments at CenturyLink Field in Seattle to record expected vibrations from jumping and stomping Seahawks fans.

Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) speaks with Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Thomas Davis (58) in the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015.

Kuechly & Wagner bring intensity to NFC divisional playoffs

Off the field, Luke Kuechly and Bobby Wagner are nice guys. Harmless. On the field, it's a whole different story when it comes to the All-Pro middle linebackers.

Seattle Mariners' Edgar Martinez waves his cap as fireworks go off, while he is introduced at a post-game ceremony, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, in Seattle. They sure love Martinez in Seattle. On the eve of his final game in the majors, the Mariners' retiring designated hitter was honored with a lengthy postgame tribute Saturday night after Seattle's 10-4 loss to the Texas Rangers.

Big Unit stumps for Edgar to join HOF

Former Seattle Mariner and newly elected Hall-of-Famer Randy Johnson endorsed former Mariner Edgar Martinez for a spot in Cooperstown.

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AP state basketball rankings released

Six Whatcom County teams are in the latest Associated Press state basketball polls.

St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer during an organized team activity at the NFL football team's practice facility Thursday, June 5, 2014, in St. Louis.

Georgia hires Brian Schottenheimer as offensive coordinator

Former St. Louis Rams and New York Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer is moving back to the college ranks to direct Georgia's offense.

Carolina Panthers' Star Lotulelei (98) greets teammates after being introduced to the crowd before an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The Panthers won 30-20.

Panthers’ Lotulelei out vs. Seattle with broken bone in foot

Starting defensive tackle Star Lotulelei will miss Saturday night's divisional playoff game against Seattle with a broken bone in his foot.

FILE -- In this June 14, 2012, file photo, investor Chris Hansen speaks to supporters of a proposal for a new NBA arena during a rally in Seattle. The NBA's rejection of a bid by Hansen to move the Sacramento Kings to Seattle was voted among the state’s top news stories of 2013 by Associated Press member editors.

Big-money bidders plan bids to move Atlanta Hawks to Seattle

Chris Hansen and Thomas Tull plan seperate offers.

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Prep Hoops Scoreboard

All the scores from Tuesday night's action in the Northwest Conference.

Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack blocks a shot on goal

Bonino, Vey score in Canucks’ 3-2 win over Islanders

Nick Bonino and Linden Vey scored in the second period to snap long goal droughts

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Bellingham to open WCL baseball season

Opening Day will be June 5, 2015 and will be highlighted by the league champion Bellingham Bells welcoming the Kitsap BlueJackets to a newly renovated Joe Martin Field.

A fan holds a sign honoring Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, who is known as "Beast Mode," for his aggressive running style, during an NFL football game between the Seahawks and the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Seattle.

For Seahawks’ Lynch, celebrating is as simple as a handshake

"He's business. It's all business for him," Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman said. "I don't think we've ever seen him celebrate — maybe once or twice he celebrates a touchdown."

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Sounders hire Garth Lagerwey as new general manager

Lagerwey had spent the last seven-plus seasons as the general manager of Real Salt Lake, helping turn that franchise into a MLS Cup winner. Lagerwey will oversee all soccer operations for the Sounders.

U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo appears in Kirkland Municipal Court on Monday, June 23, 2014, in connection with her domestic violence arrest at her sister's home in Kirkland, Wash.

Judge renews order for deposition in Hope Solo assault case

Solo, a goalie for the U.S. women's soccer team and the Seattle Reign professional club, is accused of two counts of assault stemming from an altercation at a party in June.

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Seahawks lose Jordan Hill for the season

DT Hill placed on IR, S Steven Terrell signed from practice squad.

Seattle Mariner pitcher Randy Johnson throws against the Cleveland Indians in the first inning of game six of the ALCS in Seattle Tuesday Oct. 17, 1995.

Former Mariner Randy Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio elected to Hall of Fame

Baseball writers elected four players for the first time since 1955, with the Big Unit, Martinez and Smoltz earning induction on the first try Tuesday. Biggio made it on the third attempt after falling two votes shy last year.

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PAC-12 Hoops: Washington women beat Arizona, No. 18 Arizona State downs Washington State

Jazmine Davis scored 27 points with four 3-pointers as Washington beat Arizona 79-69 on Monday. Katie Hempen scored a career-high 21 points, leading Arizona State past Washington State 78-64.

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Boys basketball: Squalicum downs Ferndale 73-65

Boys prep basketball from Monday.

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Tavares scores 4, Team Toews outscores Team Foligno, 17-12

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The rink at Nationwide Arena is prepared for the NHL All-Star hockey weekend in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.

John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals, and Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 on Sunday night in the highest-scoring NHL All-Star game.

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Coach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John’s

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Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. Duke won 66-48.

Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone.

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NFL Pro Bowl on KBAI today

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

The annual Pro Bowl game is being played this evening in Glendale, Arizona, with many of the NFL's top stars participating. Coverage begins at 4:45pm on KBAI 930AM.

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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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