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John Tortorella’s debut is a loss

The San Jose Sharks beat the Canucks 4-1 in season opener and the debut of Vancouver’s new coach John Tortorella.

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Wilson, Luck smart but different quarterbacks

Doug Baldwin does not want to be in the middle of this debate.

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Richardson brings power to Colts run game

Seahawks face Trent Richardson Sunday at Indy.

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.

Richard Sherman joins 2 others as NFC players of the month

Sherman earned the defensive award after notching two interceptions, returning
one for a 58-yard touchdown, four passes defensed and eight tackles.

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Three county teams ranked in high school football poll

Lynden has been #1 2A team all season

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Andrew Alberts (41) controls the puck next to San Jose Sharks right wing Joe Pavelski (8) during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

Canucks open season at San Jose tonight

The Canucks were swept out of the first round of the 2013 playoffs by the Sharks.

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Hauschka, Brees & Peterson named NFC week four top performers

Hauschka was perfect on 3 FG’s including the game winner in Sunday’s victory over Houston.

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In the wake of Oregon’s success, Pac-12 hurries up

Holdouts still running largely pro-style offenses include Oregon State, Stanford and USC.

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Irvin returns to Seahawks after suspension

Irvin wore a huge smile Wednesday when he finally got back on the practice field after serving a four-game suspension for using a banned substance

Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey (25) is tackled by Washington's Shaq Thompson (7) in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Seattle. Washington beat Arizona 31-13.

Thompson coming off best game for No. 15 Huskies

Shaq Thompson had 13 tackles last Saturday against Arizona.

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Firefighters douse flames at Alcoa Intalco Works

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flag on firetruck

The cause of the fire atop a 130-foot tower is not yet known.

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New wildfire burns buildings, forces residents to flee

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Just days after a wildfire tore through homes in central Washington, a new blaze in the hot, dry region has burned some buildings and forced about two dozen residents to flee.

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Columbia River water temperature is hottest since 1950

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The Columbia River is the warmest it has been since 1950.

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12-year-old burned by fireworks near Auburn stand

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Fire officials say a 12-year-old boy has been taken to a Seattle hospital after being burned by fireworks near an Auburn fireworks stand.