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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2011, file photo, taken with a fisheyelens, the Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons play during an NFL football game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Opened in 2002, the stadium's signature roof canopies and rainbow-like trusses hang over the field to protect most of the seats and trap in the crowd noise.

Seahawks fans cause small quake during Saints game

Fans also made record noise Monday, setting the Guinness World Record for loudest outdoor sports stadium noise at 137.6 decibels.

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Wilson & Seahawks rout Saints on Monday Night Football

Russell Wilson threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns as Seattle defeated New Orleans, 34-7, and became the first team to clinch a spot in the NFC playoffs.

Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian looks down as he stands on the sideline during an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Seattle.

Sarkisian Leaving Washington For USC

USC announced Sarkisian’s hiring Monday, replacing interim coach Ed Orgeron with yet another assistant coach from Pete Carroll’s championship-winning era at the school.

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Washington left with unexpected coaching search

Woodward said he will not comment on his coaching search and that he intends to work hard in the coming days to find the best fit for the university.

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 & Lillard lead Blazers past Pacers

LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and Damian Lillard finished with 26 points, as Portland edges Indiana 106-102.

Arizona Diamondbacks' Willie Bloomquist swings to deliver the game-winning walkoff hit against the Toronto Blue Jays in the 10th inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks defeated the Blue Jays 4-3.

Bloomquist to return to Seattle on 2-year deal

Bloomquist is a Washington native who spent the first seven years of his career with the Mariners.

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WWU’s Austin Bragg named GNAC Player of the Week

Senior center leads Vikings over No.1-ranked Metro State

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No.7 WWU edges No.1 Metro State

Austin Bragg’s 20 points and 13 rebounds powered the Vikings past the Roadrunners.

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Viking women blast Eagles

Tia Briggs scored 16 points as Western Washington defeated Northwest University, 83-44, at the 17th annual Lynda Goodrich Classic.

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Bellingham sweeps weekend series against Tri-Cities

Blazers outscored the Outlaws, 9-2, in the two game weekend home stand.

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AP source: Chiefs, Charles reach 2-year deal

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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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