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Seattle Mariners former designated hitter Edgar Martinez, right, gets a hug from Mariners' Raul Ibanez before Martinez threw out the ceremonial first pitch of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Thursday, June 6, 2013, in Seattle.

Edgar loses ground with Hall of Fame vote total

Former M’s Johnson and Griffey will be eligible next two years

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Huskies Beat Utes 59-57

Washington Huskies held on to defeat the Utah Runnin’ Utes, 59-57, in a Pac-12 Conference affair at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Colorado guard Spencer Dinwiddie celebrates as time runs out in the second half against Oregon in an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won 100-91.

Colorado Beats Washington State 71-70 In OT

Josh Scott scored eight points in overtime as No. 15 Colorado held off Washington State 71-70 on Wednesday night.

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field during a brief break against the St. Louis Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Seattle’s Lynch has $50,000 fine on hold

Executive vice president of football operations Ray Anderson put the fine on hold after Lynch committed to complying with league policy

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WWU men fall to #20 in national rankings

The Vikings will look to add to their school-record Carver Gym winning streak of 35 games when they host Simon Fraser on Saturday.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson warms-up before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Seattle.

Seattle hopes Wilson, offense can pop in playoffs

At the heart of getting the Seahawks offense jump started is getting quarterback Russell Wilson closer to the passer he was during the middle part of the season.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin stretches before NFL football practice on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

WR Harvin, TE Willson practice for Seattle

Willson’s recovery is a surprise after he was taken off the field on a cart in Seattle’s season finale against St. Louis.

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Pair of former Silvertips will play in Olympics

Gudas and Baranka will be on the world stage

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Seahawks logos at Saints camp

The NFC divisional playoff game is Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field.

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.

Sounders announce preseason schedule

Seattle opens the season March 8 at home against defending MLS Cup champion Sporting Kansas City

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Colon overpowers Seattle in New York’s 3-2 win

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New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon throws against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Seattle.

Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning. Mariners drop series to Mets and have gone just 2-and-4 since the All-Star break.

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Oregon picked to win Pac-12 in preseason poll

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The Washington Huskies and Washington State Cougars were picked to finish 3rd and 5th respectively in the North Division.

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AP source: Chiefs, Charles reach 2-year deal

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Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) runs the ball against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver.

The six-year NFL veteran ran for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns last year as the Chiefs reached the playoffs.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Seattle’s Sidney Rice announces his retirement

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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice looks for the call against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.

Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice is retiring from the NFL after an injury-plagued career that included issues with concussions