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Seattle Sounders supporters wave a giant flag before an MLS soccer match against the New England Revolution, Saturday, April 13, 2013, in Seattle.

Evans, Johnson lead Sounders over Rapids

Seattle Sounders got the win over the Colorado Rapids in the MLS Western Conference knockout playoff game Wednesday

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.

Red Wings slip past Canucks 2-1

Tomas Tatar scored late in the second period and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Vancouver Canucks.

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Western Washington University Viking Jam

Austin Bragg wins dunk contest and the Women edge men 45-44 in 3-point contestat at Viking Jam.

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 place WR Rice on injured reserve

To fill the roster spot, the Seahawks elevated wideout Ricardo Lockette to the active roster and signed wide receiver Josh Lenz to the practice squad.

Washington wide receiver Kasen Williams (2) is tackled by Arizona State defensive back Robert Nelson during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Tempe, Ariz.

Williams out 2-4 months for Washington

Washington coach Steve Sarkisian announced the timeline on Williams after practice on Wednesday

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Wedge interviews for Cubs managerial job

Wedge spent seven years as skipper of the Indians and the last three with the Mariners.

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Report: Tim Wallach to interview for Mariners managerial job

The report cites 4 other candidates for the Mariners job after former skipper Eric Wedge decided not to return when his contract expired after the 2013 season.

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Chiefs, Seahawks share 1st place in AP poll

The Denver Broncos were a close third after rallying to romp past Washington on Sunday

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NASCAR driver Biffle sorry for not talking to Johnson in private

Vancouver, Washington native Greg Biffle says he plans to apologize to Jimmie Johnson for how he handled his displeasure with the five-time champion at Martinsville

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, Colorado set for meeting at CenturyLink

Slumping Sounders say they’re ready for playoffs as they host the Colorado Rapids.

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Chavez, Gutierrez agree to minor league deals with Mariners

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Seattle Mariners' Endy Chavez slides safely into third base in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Seattle.

Chavez hit .276 with 12 doubles and 23 RBIs in 80 games with the Mariners last season. Gutierrez appeared in only 173 of 486 games from 2011-13 for Seattle, making six trips to the disabled list for various injuries and illnesses.

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Patriots owner makes strong defense of team

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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft shakes hands with head coach Bill Belichick before an NFL football game between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots in Denver, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011.

Robert Kraft said he expected an apology from the league once the Patriots are found to be not guilty of breaking any rules.

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Case against Skagit County farm to go before state Supreme Court

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Last year berry pickers picketed pay and conditions at Sakuma Brothers Farm.

Case could impact farms and their workers across state

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Pats CB Browner “not friends” with Sherman & Thomas during SB week

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In an ESPN interview, Browner said "I'm going to tell my teammates, 'Go hit that (Sherman's) elbow, go hit (Thomas') shoulder', try to break it if you can.

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Former Husky & NFL QB Millen discusses “Deflate-gate”

Former NFL quarterback Hugh Millen holds a football at Baden Sports headquarters in Renton, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Millen says many quarterbacks prefer footballs with less air because of better grip and faster throws.

Former Husky and NFL quarterback Hugh Millen knows a thing or two about football... He helps design them for Baden.