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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice looks for the call against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.

Seattle’s Sidney Rice announces his retirement

Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice is retiring from the NFL after an injury-plagued career that included issues with concussions

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Mavs void deal for former Sonic Lewis over knee issue

Lewis has played 16 seasons since skipping college to enter the draft and going 32nd overall to Seattle in 1998. He has career averages of 14.9 points and 5.2 rebounds.

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Bellingham 11-U team wins opener at Pacific NW Regional

Eastern Montana is next in the winners bracket

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Bells drop series opener in Yakima

Ludwig gets roughed up to suffer first loss

Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi reacts to making a three-pointer against the Los Angeles Sparks during the second half in Game 1 of their WNBA basketball Western Conference semifinal series on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Los Angeles. The Mercury won 86-75.

Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.

New York Mets manager Terry Collins looks on from along the dugout during warm-ups prior to the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, June 2, 2014, in Philadelphia.

DeGrom tames Mariners in Mets 3-1 victory

Jacob deGrom allowed five hits and a run in seven impressive innings, Lucas Duda hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Tuesday night.

Seattle Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker throws in a bullpen session during spring training baseball practice, Thursday Feb. 20, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

Walker to start against Mets Wednesday

The Seattle Mariners will start Taijuan Walker on the mound in Wednesday’s affair against the New York Mets.

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Smoak optioned to Tacoma

The Seattle Mariners have optioned first baseman Justin Smoak to AAA Tacoma and recalled starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez.

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field at an NFL football minicamp practice Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings 

The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings.

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Seattle Storm back from all-star break tonight

Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury coming to the Key

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Seahawks regular season tickets sold out

99% of season-ticket holders renewed for 2014

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West Coast League All-Star Game Cancelled Due To Rain

Seven Bellingham Bells players were sent to the West Coast League All-Star game in Klammath Falls, Oregon, but a late…

Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon is seen before a spring exhibition baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

Seager, Ackley lead Mariners past Mets 5-2

Dustin Ackley stole a home run with a leaping catch at the wall in the Seattle Mariners' 5-2 win over the New York Mets on Monday night.

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Seattle pushes Iwakuma, Hernandez back a day

More rotation changes for the M's as Erasmo Ramirez will get the start Tuesday against the New York Mets

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WWU men’s basketball 2014-15 schedule announced

WWU Vikings to make 15 home appearances, travel to Puerto Rico.

The Phoenix Suns new players Isaiah Thomas, left, and Anthony Tolliver speak as the two basketball players are introduced by the team on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Phoenix.

Isaiah Thomas says he will accept any role with Suns

The former Curtis High School and University of Washington star says he considers himself a starting point guard in the NBA but he's willing to sacrifice that to play for a winning team.

Washington Wizards small forward Chris Singleton (31) watches as Utah Jazz power forward Marvin Williams (2) goes for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Washington.

Hornets F Williams returning to Tar Heel state

Nine years after leading the UNC men's basketball team to a national championship, Marvin Williams, who is originally from Bremerton, Washington, returns to the Tar Heel state

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Bells take night off for WCL All-Star Game

Seven Bells selected for game in Klamath Falls

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Post 7 wins regional, onto state next

State is being held in Centralia next weekend

United States' Clint Dempsey arrives at the team hotel in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, June 9, 2014. The U.S. will play in group G of the 2014 soccer World Cup.

Dempsey on cover of FIFA 15

Seattle Sounders and United States Men's National Team forward Clint Dempsey will be on the North American cover of FIFA 15.

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The six-year NFL veteran ran for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns last year as the Chiefs reached the playoffs.

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