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US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-55 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup.

Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid applauds as he leaves the field after the first game of the Western Conference semifinals in the MLS Cup soccer playoffs against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Seattle. The Timbers won 2-1 in the first of the two-game aggregate playoff series.

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Dempsey lifts Seattle past Colorado, 1-0

Clint Dempsey scored off a corner kick in the 52nd minute and the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday to extend their overall MLS lead.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor runs for a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers in the second half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Seattle.

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Seattle goes with 2 QB’s cutting Pryor, Daniels

The Seattle Seahawks will begin the season with only two quarterbacks on the 53-man roster after cutting Terrelle Pryor and B.J. Daniels as part of their final roster cuts.

Missouri senior defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during an NCAA college football news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Irving, Texas. Missouri takes on Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl on Friday in Arlington, Texas.

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Rams cut Sam, 1st drafted openly gay player

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

A look at the celebrities who will be celebrating this weekend.

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Nats use 6 HR in rout of the M’s

Wilson Ramos had two of the Nationals six home runs in Washington’s win over the Mariners Friday night in the opener of a three game series.

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

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49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL

Seattle Mariners' Jesus Montero, right, is congratulated by teammate Cole Gillespie after hitting two-run home run that scored Gillespie during second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Seattle, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

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Mariners’ Montero done for year after altercation

Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Mariners' organization after a heated confrontation in the stands

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Car versus walker crash

Man hit near Bellingham Waterfront.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

In this photo released by Fox, Homer explains why he wants to bring back the annual 4th of July fireworks display, after it's cancelled for budget reasons, in the "Yellow Badge of Cowardge" Season Finale episode of "The Simpsons," in May 2014. The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be paired this fall with a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. "I'm not going to over-promise, but I think this website will provide you with affordable health care," longtime "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean told a TV critics' meeting Monday, July 21, 2014.

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WATCH: 10 best ‘Simpsons’ episodes

The recent marathon of all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" inspired us to sit down and come up with our 10 favorite episodes. Enjoy!

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Chemical cloud fills Bellingham business

No one is hurt by a yellow cloud in Yamato

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Making headlines this week

A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

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Robert Plant urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.

Miley Cyrus arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.

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Miley Cyrus pays homeless friend’s legal fees

Miley Cyrus has offered to pay the legal fees for a homeless young man she took to the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday.

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Groom turns canceled wedding into charity benefit

A Pittsburgh man whose wedding was called off is making the best of the situation. Instead of getting married he's raising thousands for charity.

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‘Hip-Hop Police’ step up surveillance after shooting

An elite police force tasked with monitoring personal appearances by controversial hip-hop stars is stepping up its surveillance in the wake of Marion 'Suge' Knight's shooting.

Lena Dunham, of HBO's "Girls," arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards held at The Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles.

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Lena Dunham and Kate Mara hit by a falling sign

The "Girls" and "House of Cards" actresses saw stars of their own after an accident at a Venice premiere.

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WATCH: The history of Labor Day

While you take your three day weekend, remember those who struggled to get Friday and Saturday off.

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Jennifer Lawrence threatens action over nude photos

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Lawrence's representative has threatened to prosecute those behind a nude photo leak affecting dozens of A-list celebrities.

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Child molester with child porn going back to prison

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His wife of 50 years turns him in

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Man who takes naked pics of teen heads to jail

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He took pictures of her while she was sleeping

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Most serious sex crime charges dropped in rape of teen

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The rape victim is not cooperating with police

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Family of seriously ill Joan Rivers ‘keeping fingers crossed’

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Joan Rivers remains in serious condition after suffering cardiac arrest.