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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

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins with teammates Milan Lucic (17), Jarome Iginla (second from left) and Dougie Hamilton (27) in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. The Bruins won 4-3 in overtime.

Pens rally to take out Canucks

Vancouver suffers a shootout loss in dropping its fifth consecutive game.

Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore, left, and Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson chase after the ball during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. The Trail Blazers won 96-85.

Cousins, Gay lead Kings past Blazers 123-119

Damian Lillard scored 41 points for the Blazers who have lost four of their last six games.

Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman loses his shoe as he returns an interception for a touchdown during the fourth quarter an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Houston.

Seattle’s pass D hopes to be great vs. Saints

The Seahawks finished the regular season with the best pass defense but now comes the challenge of duplicating that success in Saturday’s playoff game.

Washington players heft the Apple Cup trophy after the team beat Washington State in an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Seattle. Washington won the annual Apple Cup, 27-17.

Apple Cup moving back to Saturday in 2014

The annual rivalry game between WSU and UW has been played on the Friday after Thanksgiving the past two years

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass before an NCAA college football game against Miami Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla.

FSU No. 1 in final poll & UW cracks Top 25

The final Associated Press Top 25 college football poll was released today with six PAC-12 schools making the list.

Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo stops a shot by the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

Two Canucks’ named to Canadian Olympic hockey team

Vancouver in action tonight hosting Pittsburgh

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 opts for continuity on Washington staff

Eight of the nine assistants Petersen hired at Washington worked with him in some capacity at Boise State

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Bellingham Bells announce signing of two players

Zuniga and Olis back for second stints in Bellingham

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Seattle signs F Lamar Neagle to extension

The native of Federal Way, Wash., first played for the Sounders in brief stints in 2009 and 2011

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SEPTEMBER 1 : Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka has been charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend **File Photos** Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka appears at the Spooky Empire Convention on May 16, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.

Featuring: Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka
Where: Orlando, Florida, United States
When: 01 Sep 2015
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Former Sounder DeAndre Yedlin loaned to Sunderland AFC

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