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Silvertip Pufahl wins weekly award

Defenseman scored six points in four games

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WWU’s Jackson named GNAC Male Runner of the Week

Leads Vikings to perfect score at 40th Annual WWU Classic.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, left, talks with quarterback Russell Wilson, right, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. Seattle won 12-7.

Seahawks have quick turn after ugly win vs. Titans

Pete Carroll was encouraged by a better offensive performance and a Seattle defense that didn’t allow an offensive touchdown for the second time this season.

Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn (15) passes against the Washington Redskins during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Buffalo signs former Seahawks QB Flynn

The LSU product has thrown for 1,329 yards with 10 touchdowns and six interceptions across six seasons with Green Bay, Seattle, and Oakland.

Kansas City Chiefs fans were loud Sunday, as they tried to break a world record for loudest staidum during their NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013.

Arrowhead Stadium breaks record for noise level

An official from Guinness World Records confirmed that Chiefs fans broke the previous record of 136.6 set by Seahawks fans earlier this year.

Vancouver Whitecaps' Kekuta Manneh walks off the field during a substitution in the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Seattle Sounders, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in Seattle. Manneh scored three goals for a hat trick in the match, which the Whitecaps won, 4-1.

‘Caps Manneh claims Player of the Week award

Whitecaps forward Kekuta Manneh was named the Player of the Week on Monday for Week 33 of the 2013 MLS regular season.

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Seattle overcomes mistakes to beat Titans

Seattle Seahawks finally shook the Tennessee Titans in the fourth quarter for a 20-13 victory.

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Bellingham Blazers skate past Eugene

Bellingham is now 4-and-2 in NPHL play.

Clint Dempsey holds up a Seattle Sounders jersey after he was introduced as the newest player for the MLS soccer team, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Timbers down rival Sounders 1-0

Clint Dempsey appeared to injure his shoulder in the first half and twice went to the sidelines to seek treatment. But he returned for the second half.

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Mannion leads OSU over WSU

Oregon State beat Washington State 52-24 on Saturday night.

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Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar, right, talks with Andrew Andrews in the second half of an NCAA men's basketball game against Mississippi Valley State Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in Seattle.

ndrew Andrews had 30 points and 13 rebounds and Washington rallied in the second half to slip past Charlotte Friday in the seventh-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.

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Gandy lifts women’s woops to win over Hawai’i Pacific

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Junior forward Kiana Gandy hit the game-winning basket with less than three seconds left in the game to lift Western to a victory over Hawai'i Pacific in the O’ahu Women’s Basketball Thanksgiving Classic.