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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)

Seattle sells out Aug. 25 match vs. rival Portland

CenturyLink sellout for Clint Dempsey’s expected Sounders debut.

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Seattle’s revamped D-line ready for preseason

Seahawks have three new lineman as they start season without Irvin and Clemons

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Canucks ink first-round picks Horvat, Shinkaruk

Vancouver signs both forwards to entry-level contracts

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Bellingham United FC to join new Evergreen Premier League

The newly formed in-state league will begin play in May of 2014.

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Mariners send Wilhelmsen to AAA Tacoma; Capps recalled

in other moves Jason Bay is released and Franklin Gutierrez returns from his AAA rehab assignment.

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Former Cardinal Doucet battling for roster spot with Seahawks

Doucet one of 13 receivers with Seattle vying for playing time

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NBA suspends Trail Blazers guard

Terrel Harris out five games for violating the league’s drug policy

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Bells host non-league games Tuesday and Wednesday

Team has ground to make up on division co-leaders

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 joins Seattle in prime of his career

Dempsey signs with the Seattle Sounders as their newest designated player.

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Huskies open camp with Seferian-Jenkins, Williams

Dawgs season opener is August 31st playing host to Boise State.

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Marshawn Lynch to hold out

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Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field during a brief break against the St. Louis Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will not be participate in the opening day of training camp which starts on Friday.

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Bellingham Bells to present Jim Clem Bobblehead night

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The first 750 fans in attendance on Saturday, July 26 will receive a special-edition bobblehead in the likeness of Coach Clem.

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Oakland’s Johnson designated for assignment

Oakland Athletics pitcher Jim Johnson (45) is relieved by manager Bob Melvin, rear, during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The Indians won 6-4. Johnson was the losing pitcher. In front is Athletics catcher Derek Norris.

Johnson, acquired in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles, was 4-2 with a 6.92 ERA in 38 games with the A's.

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Two Texas football players charged with sex assault

Texas head coach Charlie Strong listens to a question from a reporter during the Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media days in Dallas, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Spokeswoman Cindy Posey says the players charged Thursday are wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander. Sanders also faces a charge of improper photography.

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Cavaliers sign rookie Andrew Wiggins

Top NBA draft prospect Andrew Wiggins of Kansas prepares for an interview during the NBA draft lottery in New York, Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

The Cavaliers have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.