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Blazers sign guard Earl Watson

Watson was originally drafted by the Seattle Super Sonics in 2001.

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Fans wait hours for former Mariners

Event featuring former Mariners reportedly all a hoax.

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Phoenix Coyotes hire former Vancouver assistant coach

Newell Brown spent the past three seasons with the Canucks.

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Saint Mary’s hires fromer Washington assistant

Former assistant men’s basketball coach Jim Shaw leaves UW after nine seasons.

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Portland will host MLS All-Star game

Jeld-Wen Field will be home to the 2014 Major League Soccer All-Star game.

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Boston Red Sox rout M’s 11-4

David Ortiz eclipses career mark for hits by a DH.

Basketball

Wolves land Martin, Brewer, send Ridnour to Bucks

Former Blaine High School Star Luke Ridnour is heading back to the Milwaukee Bucks

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Blazers sign Wright, trade for Lopez, Robinson

Blazers involved in deals with Houston, Sacramento and New Orleans.

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Pac-12 eyes regular season games in China

Commissioner Larry Scott hopes to expand conference’s brand to China

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Canucks to host Senators in 2014 Heritage Classic

Edmonton hosted Montreal in the original Heritage Classic in 2003 in the NHL’s first outdoor regular-season game.

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Rice replaces ice in India bucket challenge

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An Indian school boy eats a midday meal provided free at a government school in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. India has offered free midday school meals since the 1960s in an effort to persuade poor parents to send their children to school, a program that reaches some 120 million children. The country now plans to subsidize wheat, rice and cereals for some 800 million people under a $20 billion scheme to cut malnutrition and ease poverty.

The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist - they are replacing ice with rice to help the country's hungry people.

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Charges dropped against Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s suspected drug dealer

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In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in his New York apartment. He was 46.

Drug-selling charges against a friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman have been dropped after officers neglected to read the suspect his Miranda rights.

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Hayao Miyazaki, Harry Belafonte among winners of honorary Oscars

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"Ponyo" director Hayao Miyazaki poses for a portrait in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 28, 2009.

The Academy announces the recipients of this year's Governors Awards. See who made the list!

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Robert Downey, Jr. calls ‘Guardians’ the best Marvel movie ever

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In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Robert Downey Jr. stars as billionaire industrialist Tony Stark aka Iron Man in the film, “Iron Man.”** NO SALES **

Iron Man's Robert Downey Jr. flies past his own ego with claims that this summer's "Guardians of the Galaxy" is the Marvel movie to beat.

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Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing after fatal accident

Tony Stewart smiles as he speaks with his crew before the start of the rain delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, February 27, 2012.

Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the first time since he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track earlier this month.