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Dynamo defeats Sounders FC

Houston defeats Seattle, 3-1, in Clint Dempsey’s first start for Sounders FC.

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Villopoto, Tomac wrap up motocross titles

Villopoto, the Monster Energy Kawasaki star from Poulsbo, Wash., has seven victories this year.

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Wedge may return later this month

M’s skipper has been out since July 21st after suffering a mild stroke.

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Draft environmental study out on Seattle arena

Investor Chris Hansen has proposed a $490 million arena with $290 million in private investment in Seattle’s SoDo area in the hopes of bringing the NBA back

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Sammamish knocks off Corpus Christi at Little League World Series

The next game for Sammamish is Sunday at 11am vs. Westport, Connecticut.

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Seattle’s Earl Thomas makes Seahawks defense work

Earl Thomas and the Seahawks get ready to take on Denver coming up on Saturday.

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UW sophomore Cory Littleton carted off field

Littleton in the running to start at rush-end.

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WWU women’s soccer ranked No.12 in NSCAA pre-season poll

The Vikings are defending GNAC Champions

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Avril returns to practice for Seahawks

Still unknown if Avril will play in Hawks preseason game versus the Broncos Saturday

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Huskies come home expecting better than 7 wins

Dawgs open the season August 31st against Boise State

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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WWU’s Paul and Orem named GNAC co-Golfers of the Week

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Viking teammates tie for 21st at Cal State Monterey Bay Invitational

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Vikings, Titans and Panthers sign players

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NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

The Minnesota Vikings and veteran cornerback Terence Newman, free agent wide receiver Jarrett Boykin has signed with Carolina, and the Titans have signed cornerback Brandon Harris.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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East and South Regional semifinal play tonight in the Tournament

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The NCAA logo is at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round games. Second round games start on Thursday.

The last of the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 games are on tap tonight in Syracuse, New York, and Houston.