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UW defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox leaving for USC

Joins Coach Steve Sarkisian in becoming a Trojan

Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates after scoring in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 105-99.

Blazers beat Clippers 116-112 in OT win

LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 10 rebounds for Portland

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Western Washington takes early lead in GNAC All-Sports Race

Western Washington has won the past five GNAC all-sports titles

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Seahawks punt strategy on verge of NFL record

The Seahawks have allowed only 25 punt return yards on 16 returns this season.

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin runs for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.

Rams’ Austin out again with left ankle injury

Rookie Tavon Austin has missed another day of practice, lessening the odds he’ll be ready for the St. Louis Rams’ season finale at Seattle.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Jon Kitna warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, in Denver.

Kitna to donate Cowboys salary to Tacoma, WA high school

The 41-year-old Kitna was running the scout team at Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash., when he heard about Cowboys starter Tony Romo’s injury

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin makes a catch as he takes part in an NFL football practice, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Renton, Wash. It was Harvin's first full team practice since he injured his hip during the off-season.

Carroll: Seattle may make roster move with Harvin

Carroll did not expand, but commented a day after he said he was unsure whether Harvin would play again this season.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) looks to pass as Marshawn Lynch (24) blocks against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.

Seahawks remain atop AP Pro32

Despite losing for the second time in three weeks, the Seattle Seahawks remained atop The Associated Press NFL power rankings

Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos (4) celebrates with Kyle Dranginis (3) during the second half of an NCAA basketball game against New Mexico State, in Spokane, Wash., on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

Gonzaga drops in latest poll

The Bulldogs are coming off a 72-62 setback to Kansas State on Saturday

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Twice-fired Terry Stotts finds success in Portland

The Blazers are 23-5 and have been one of the season’s biggest surprises.

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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Canucks beat Canadiens

Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin (33), of Sweden, talks with Alexander Edler (23), of Sweden, during a timeout in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Phoenix Coyotes Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes defeated the Canucks 1-0.

Vancouver bounced back from a blown lead and beat Montreal 3-2 on Thursday night.

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No.9 Vikings swept at No.15 NNU

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The Vikings fell to 17-5 overall and 10-3 in GNAC play.

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WWU soccer: men & women win

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The WWU men beat South Dakota School of Mines & the women beat Northwest Nazarene.

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TNF: Saints take over first after first road win

New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees warms up before an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Philadelphia.

The 4-4 Saints piled up 375 yards to snap a seven-game losing streak on the road that dated back to last November.