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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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The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.