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Bash battling to get clinic with Jennie Finch

Team needs votes to have gold-medal winner come to town

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Bells’ Calbick named West Coast League MVP

Five Bells with All-WCL honors

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Everett Silvertips open camp Thursday

‘Tips preparing for 11th season in the WHL

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Sweezy takes hold of starting job

J.R. Sweezy now starting offensive guard for the Seahawks

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Ryan drives in three, Mariners top A’s 5-3

Brendan Ryan drives in 2 as the Mariners take 2 of 3 against the Oakland A’s.

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)

Dempsey ready for his home debut with Seattle

Sounders host rival Portland Sunday at CenturyLink Field

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Former Hawk Rian Lindell lands in Tampa Bay

Vet had just been let go by Buffalo

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Johnson,Thompson lead Storm past Sparks

Seattle Storm beat the Los Angeles Sparks 77-57 on Tuesday night.

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Washington tops Tennessee 6-5 in elimination game

Sammamish moves on to US semi-final match-up Thursday vs. either Chula Vista, Calif., or Westport, Conn..

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Report: Mariners extend contract of GM Zduriencik

The organization, through Mariners president Chuck Armstrong, declined comment on the extension.

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Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in OT, take 2-0 lead

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St. Louis Blues right wing T.J. Oshie (74) waits for the face off during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.

Mount Vernon native T.J. Oshie returns to the ice for St. Louis after missing the last three games due to an upper-body injury.

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Road teams strike first as the NBA Playoffs begin

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A logo for the NBA playoffs and official basketballs are seen on the court prior to Game 1 of an NBA basketball playoffs basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas.

Brooklyn Nets and Golden State Warriors steal series openers on the road.

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Defense leads the way in spring scrimmage for EWU

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With three interceptions, seven sacks and nine passes broken up, defense holds offense scoreless in 12 of 18 possessions

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Harper pulled for not hustling, Nats fall to Cards

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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper, right,, reacts after grounding out as first base coach Trent Jewett (44) looks in during the eighth inning against the New York Mets at a baseball game at Nationals Park in Washington, on Thursday, June 7, 2012. The Mets won 3-1.

The 21-year-old Harper is a two-time All-Star known for his aggressive play.

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WWU sweeps Northwest Nazarene, 7-4 and 10-9, on Senior Day

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DeRosier earns wins in both games, runs victory string to 11