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49ers top AP power rankings, Seahawks & Broncos tied for 2nd

Denver and Seattle were tied for second with 358 points. The Broncos drew two first-place votes and the Seahawks, received the other.

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Cougars optimistic for USC game

WSU open Pac-12 play on the road Saturday at Southern California

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DE Chris Clemons close to returning; Practice squad set

Pete Carroll said after practice Monday that Clemons would be back on the field this week.

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Pac-12 rescinds targeting ban for Cal’s McCain

A lording to the conference a failure of the instant replay process led to his incorrect ejection.

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49ers sign Seahawks WR Harper

Harper was a 2013 4th round draft pick by the Hawks. He was released but added to practice squad.

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Royals edge Felix & Mariners

Felix leaves in 7th inning with back cramps as Kansas City defeats Seattle 3-1.


Washington routs #19 Boise State 38-6

Keith Price threw a pair of third-quarter touchdown passes to become the school’s all-time leader.

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Grant, Mason help Auburn past Washington State

Tre Mason returned a kick 100 yards and Corey Grant scored on a 75-yard run to lead Auburn to a 31-24 victory over Washington State Saturday night.

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E. Washington upsets #25 Oregon State

Former Lynden Lion and WSU WR Blair Bomber had 3 catches for 66 yards and a touchdown in his first game with Eastern.

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Moore scores 30 as Lynx rout Storm

Maya Moore scored 25 of her 30 points in the first half to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 97-74 victory over the Seattle Storm on Saturday night.

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George Lucas to new ‘Star Wars’ film: I’m your divorced father


"Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who was not involved in making the long-awaited new film, "The Force Awakens," said he is as ambivalent about seeing the movie as a divorced father would be about attending his child's wedding.

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U.S. deploying special force to boost fight against Islamic State


A specialized expeditionary targeting force will help Iraq put additional pressure on Islamic State and be positioned to conduct operations into Syria.

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Powerful firearms stolen from truck

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Rifles and pistols taken

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Eastern Washington’s Kupp to return for senior season

Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp

Kupp caught 114 passes for 1,642 yards and 19 touchdowns this season.

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H.S. b-ball action begins for handful of Whatcom County teams

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Lynden Christian boys and girls get wins over Anacortes