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Canucks shutout Hurricanes

Eddie Lack made 31 saves in his first NHL shutout, and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0.

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.

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No.19 Gonzaga beats New Mexico St.

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

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Washington gets defensive, holds on to upset No. 17 USC

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Myles Gaskin ran for 134 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown, and Washington shut down No. 17 Southern California's high-powered offense throughout a 17-12 victory over the Trojans

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McHugh pitches Astros to 5-2 win over Royals to open ALDS


The Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals at their own game Thursday night, relying on sharp pitching from Collin McHugh and stingy defense

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Washington state asks China to consider loaning pandas


Washington state lawmakers are asking Chinese President Xi Jinping to consider loaning some pandas to the Pacific Northwest.

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Truant label more likely to go to poor, minority students

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A new state education report says poor and minority students are more likely to be labeled as truants in Washington.

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Republican senator says he’ll run for Washington auditor

Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley speaks at a news conference, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Tacoma, Wash. Earlier in the day, Kelley entered a not guilty plea to a federal grand jury indictment on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property.

A state senator says he's running to replace indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley.