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Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates after scoring in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 105-99.

Aldridge leads Blazers past Jazz

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points and Damian Lillard added 17 to propel the Portland Trail Blazers to a 105-94 victory over the Utah Jazz.

Seattle Sounders players including goalkeeper Michael Gspurning, third from top left, and Clint Dempsey, second from top right, pose for the traditional team portrait before an MLS soccer match against the Los Angeles Galaxy, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Seattle.

Seattle declines option on GK Gspurning

The 2013 season was Gspurning’s second with the club. He was a finalist for MLS goalkeeper of the year in 2012

Chris Petersen takes questions from reporters after being introduced as the new head football coach at the University of Washington, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Seattle. Petersen formerly was head coach at Boise State.

Petersen says it was time to challenge himself

Petersen was introduced as the Huskies new coach on Monday at a news conference overlooking his new football home in Husky Stadium

"Harry," the Washington Huskies mascot runs on the field with a giant flag as Washington football players come out of the tunnel for an NCAA college football game against Arizona, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Seattle.

Washington meets BYU in Fight Hunger Bowl

Huskies will face Cougars for the third time since 2008.

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Washington State will play in New Mexico Bowl

Washington State will face Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl, the Cougars first bowl game since 2003.

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Dawson go-ahead field goal lifts 49ers by Seattle

San Francisco 49ers held off the Seattle Seahawks 19-17 on Sunday.

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Thames helps No.24 San Diego State rally for win

Xavier Thames scored 19 points, and No. 24 San Diego State rallied to beat Washington.

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Andrew Alberts (41) controls the puck next to San Jose Sharks right wing Joe Pavelski (8) during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

Canucks skate past Avalanche

Mike Santorelli scored two goals and added an assist in the Vancouver Canucks’ 3-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few watches his team during the first half of a West Coast Conference tournament NCAA college basketball game against Loyola Marymount on Saturday, March 9, 2013, in Las Vegas. Gonzaga won 66-48.

No.19 Gonzaga beats New Mexico St.

No. 19 Gonzaga overcame a slow start to hold off New Mexico State 80-68 Saturday night.

Lynden 2013 State Champs

Lynden wins 2A State Championship

Lynden outlasts the Tumwater Thunderbirds, 38-28, as the Lions earn their third consectutive 2A Football State Championship.

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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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Dave Chappelle, Marlee Matlin, and Scott Caan are among the celebs celebrating this weekend.

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Rose in, Lillard out for US basketball roster

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The U.S. national basketball team has kept Derrick Rose and cut Damian Lillard and three others, getting its roster down to 12 before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

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Seahawks use big first half to rout Bears 34-6

Seattle Seahawks Sea Gals cheerleaders perform during a preseason NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Diego Chargers, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Seattle.

Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping the Seattle Seahawks rout the Chicago Bears 34-6 on Friday night.

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Mariners get 5 runs with 2 outs in 9th, beat Bosox

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Austin Jackson's bases-loaded double with two outs in the ninth inning keyed a five-run rally, and the Seattle Mariners sent the Boston Red Sox to their sixth straight loss, 5-3 on Friday night.

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Seattle to battle Spirit in NWSL playoffs

Seattle Reign FC goalie Hope Solo waves to fans after an NWSL soccer game against the Sky Blue FC Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Seattle. Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home on suspicion of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew a week ago, then pleaded not guilty and was released without bail after a court appearance Monday, June 23. She was eligible to play in Saturday's match, but did not start.

The Seattle Reign host the Washington Spirit on Sunday.