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Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore, left, and Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson chase after the ball during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. The Trail Blazers won 96-85.

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Cousins, Gay lead Kings past Blazers 123-119

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Damian Lillard scored 41 points for the Blazers who have lost four of their last six games.

Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman loses his shoe as he returns an interception for a touchdown during the fourth quarter an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Houston.

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Seattle’s pass D hopes to be great vs. Saints

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The Seahawks finished the regular season with the best pass defense but now comes the challenge of duplicating that success in Saturday’s playoff game.

Washington players heft the Apple Cup trophy after the team beat Washington State in an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Seattle. Washington won the annual Apple Cup, 27-17.

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Apple Cup moving back to Saturday in 2014

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The annual rivalry game between WSU and UW has been played on the Friday after Thanksgiving the past two years

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass before an NCAA college football game against Miami Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla.

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FSU No. 1 in final poll & UW cracks Top 25

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The final Associated Press Top 25 college football poll was released today with six PAC-12 schools making the list.

Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo stops a shot by the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

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Two Canucks’ named to Canadian Olympic hockey team

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Vancouver in action tonight hosting Pittsburgh

Chris Petersen takes questions from reporters after being introduced as the new head football coach at the University of Washington, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Seattle. Petersen formerly was head coach at Boise State.

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Petersen opts for continuity on Washington staff

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Eight of the nine assistants Petersen hired at Washington worked with him in some capacity at Boise State

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Bellingham Bells announce signing of two players

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Zuniga and Olis back for second stints in Bellingham

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Bellingham teen dies in car accident

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Car skidded on icy road

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Police have lead in motel robbery

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One of three suspects arrested

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Tim Eyman proposes his latest tax initiative

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Pressures lawmakers to pass constitutional amendment