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Lillard & Blazers beat Clippers

Damien Lillard scores 16 to lead Portland past Los Angeles in NBA preseason action.

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At 6-1, Seahawks the class of NFC so far

The Seahawks improved to 6-1 for the first time in franchise history after winning at Arizona on Thursday

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Wounded Cougars face the No. 2 Ducks

WSU is at least outwardly undaunted even though they’re more than five-touchdown underdogs to Oregon. Listen to the game on KPUG Saturday.

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Locker practices again, Titans wait to pick QB

Now the decision on who starts against San Francisco on Sunday rests with coaches, trainers and the quarterback himself.

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Arizona picked to win Pac-12 by media

Washington picked to finish 8th, WSU 12th.

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Ferndale beats Bellingham to start prep football week

All other local teams in action Friday night

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Seattle Seahawks warms up before an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Seattle.

Wilson & Seahawks blast Cardinals

Seattle beats up Arizona 34-22 and improves to 6-1.

Vancouver Canucks' Jason Garrison (5) celebrates his goal alongside Alexander Edler (23) and teammates on the bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

Canucks blank Sabres

Vancouver shuts out Buffalo 3-0.

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WWU soccer and volleyball sweeps in Thursday’s action

WWU women’s soccer is no. 2 in NCAA Div II, WWU volleyball is no. 7 in NCAA Div II.

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New Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik speaks at a news conference introducing Lloyd McClendon Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Seattle. McClendon spent eight patient seasons as a coach waiting for another opportunity to be a major league manager after his stint in Pittsburgh. The Mariners are giving McClendon that chance and formally introduced him on Thursday as their new manager.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.