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Seattle Sounders FC bounce back with Chivas defeat

Seattle climbs to within two points of the 5th and final playoff spot

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Huskies fall to Tennessee at WCWS

Dawgs face Michigan Sunday at 12:30pm

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WWU’s V8 places second in repechage heat, advances to Sunday’s grand final

Vikings keep team title hopes alive as three seconds separate top three shells

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Several Seahawks in Top 100 of 2013

NFL Network continues countdown to Top 100 Players of the year.

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Storm’s Thompson to retire after season

The WNBA’s all-time leading scorer to wrap up career.

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Sounders Square Off With Chivas

Sounders look to rebound on the road after big loss Sunday.

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Sale of Sacramento Kings finalized

The sale price equates to an NBA-record.

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Local prep sports roundup

High school spring sports recognition and former Whatcom County athletes continuing their careers.

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WWU athletes raise money for Relay for Life

Every varsity team participated in the relay.

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Hernandez, Mariners down Padres

M’s hit 5 dingers, Nick Franklin goes deep twice.

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WWU men beaten 72-65 by No.5 Tarleton State at South Point Hoops Classic

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Vikings within two points of Texans with 2:50 remaining. Western slips to 6-and-4 on the year.

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Mariners sign Mark Lowe & two others to minor league deals

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Lowe was originally selected by the Mariners in the 5th round of the 2004 June Draft and appeared in 162 games with Seattle from 2006-2010.

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AP Source: Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks

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Four-time all-star point guard Rajon Rondo traded to the Dallas Mavericks. The Celtics will get Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson and two draft picks.

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WWU women fall 64-63 to No.4 West Texas A&M at South Point Classic

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Vikings see three potential game-winning shots miss in final 24 seconds. Western women fall to 5-and-4 on the year.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.