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Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss reaches for a pass during basketball practice Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Seattle.

UW’s Williams-Goss Named to Bob Cousy Award Preseason Watch List

The award is given annually to the nation’s top point guard. Williams-Goss is one of just four freshman on the 46-person list.


Leach not too disappointed in 4-4 record

As the Washington State Cougar football team heads into their bye week Mike Leach says he is not too disappointed in his team.

Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson (7) talks with Michael Robinson (26) during NFL football training camp, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Renton, Wash.

Robinson back as Seahawks return from break

Seahawks place FB Spencer Ware on injured reserve to clear space on the 53-man roster.

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Lynden at Ferndale Friday; Game tickets go on sale

The Lions and Golden Eagles square off Friday on KPUG 1170AM. The pre-game begins at 6:35pm with a 7:00pm kick-off.

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Pac-12 fines Oregon assistant $5K

Aliotti has since publicly apologized for his comments about Washington State.

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2011 file photo, former University of Washington football coach Don James greets fans prior to an NCAA college football game against Oregon, in Seattle. James, the longtime Washington football coach who led the Huskies to a share of the national championship in 1991, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. He was 80.

Washington announces plans to honor Don James

Washington will honor James during Saturday night’s game against California.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) looks to pass against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.

Russell Wilson on Forbes list of most-liked NFL players

Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald tops the list.

Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian stands on the sidelines during an NCAA college football game against Idaho State Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Seattle. Washington won 56-0.

Sarkisian assures Huskies slump won’t happen again

Dawgs look to bounce back Saturday when they host Cal. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:00pm on KPUG 1170AM.

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Former Washington football coach Don James dies

James went 153-58-2 in 18 seasons with the Huskies from 1975-92. His 1991 UW squad shared the national championship with Miami.

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Lillard leads Blazers past Kings

Damian Lillard scored 26 of his 28 points in the second half, as the Portland Trail Blazers edged the Sacramento Kings 109-105 on Sunday night.

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WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.

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Kansas vs. Vanderbilt in Maui Invitational final

A basketball with the NCAA logo goes in on a shot by Northeastern during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Northeastern plays Notre Dame in a second round game on Thursday.

It will be the second championship for either school in the holiday tournament. Vanderbilt won here in 1986, and Kansas won in 1996. You can hear all the action on KPUG beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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Washington fires Bob Ernst as women’s rowing coach

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Ernst first took over the Washington women's program in 1980 and won six national titles, the last coming in 1987.

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A’s acquire Jed Lowrie from Astros for minor league reliever


The 31-year-old Lowrie hit .222 with nine homers and 30 RBIs in 69 games for Houston this year, starting 45 at third and 16 at shortstop. He was sidelined for more than three months by a torn ligament in his right thumb.

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No. 7 Baylor down to 3rd QB in Big 12 title, playoff pursuit


Jarrett Stidham is out after breaking a bone in his right ankle during Saturday's 45-35 win over previously undefeated Oklahoma State.