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WWU must win to keep season going at GNAC Championships

Needing a post-season conference title to advance to regionals, WWU meets University of Alaska Anchorage in an opening-round game at the fifth annual GNAC Championships which begin today.

The Lynden Christian team hoists the division 1A girls basketball championship trophy on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Yakima Valley SunDome in Yakima, Wash. Lynden defeated King's 55-40. Makayla Lancaster, in pink, injured her knee during the first game of the state tournament.

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Lynden Christian girls looking to repeat as 1A state champs

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Batum rallies Trail Blazers past Clippers 98-93 in OT

LaMarcus Aldridge led the way with 29 points for Portland

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WWU opens GNAC tourney with a win over Central

Stingy defense and the game-high 17 points of forward Taylor Peacockehelped Western Washington University claim a victory over CWU. Vikings face Seattle Pacific in semifinal Friday.

Seattle Mariners' Taijuan Walker signs autographs during spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

Mariners open Cactus League play with win over the Padres

Tyler Marlette scored the game-winning run on a single by Patrick Kivlehan and a fielding error by Padres right fielder Rymer Liriano.

Real Salt Lake's Robbie Findley, left, and Seattle Sounders' Zach Scott vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Friday, Sept 12, 2014, in Seattle.

MLS minimum: Playing for $36,000 with millionaire teammates

Seattle Sounder Zack Scott speaks out about MLS pay gap

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Former Sonic Ray Allen says he will not play this NBA season

Allen out this year, will consider returning in 2015-2016 season

A puck lies on the ice before a face-off in the third period of an NHL hockey game between the Nashville Predators and the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 5-2.

Canucks get blown out by Sharks on home ice

Henrik Sedin scores twice in defeat for Vancouver

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2013, file photo, Indianapolis Colts' Matt Overton warms up before the start of an NFL preseason football game against the Buffalo Bills in Indianapolis. Serving others came naturally to Overton because it was in his genes. Reaching the big stage of the NFL was not.

Indianapolis extends contract of former WWU Viking Matt Overton

Overton played at Western Washington University in 2005 and 2006 where he was a team captain and a two-year starter at defensive end and and long snapper.

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Vikings split doubleheader with MSUB

WWU rallies to win opener 4-3, falls 11-6 in nightcap

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reaches up to grab a throw as he works out with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz.

Seahawks QB Wilson to report to Texas Rangers spring training March 28

Texas selected Wilson in the 2013 Rule 5 Draft

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WWU’s Jenni White named first-team GNAC all-star

Jenni White was a first-team selection among the 2014-15 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women's Basketball All-Stars announced on Tuesday, March 3, by the conference office.

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AP source: Australian rugby star agrees to deal with 49ers

A person with knowledge of the agreement says Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne has agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers.

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 guard Kevin Pangos named WCC player of the year

Senior point guard Kevin Pangos was named WCC player of the year. Pangos averaged 11.6 points, 5 assists and 2.1 3-pointers per game.

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Bells add two Washington Huskies to 2015 roster

An outfielder from Everett and a pitcher from Oakland, California are the most recent commits to the Bells

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Police: Couple accused of raiding Seahawks fans’ vehicles

King County prosecutors building a case against 20-year-old couple

New Seattle Mariner outfielder Seth Smith takes batting practice in Peoria, Arizona.

Smith finds spot in outfield with Mariners

By now, Seth Smith is used to joining a new team in spring training. Smith was acquired by Seattle in a trade with San Diego in December, his fourth team in five years.

Carolina Panthers' Gary Barnidge (82) is tackled by Houston Texans' Mister Alexander (54) during the first half of a NFL preseason football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.

Seahawks reportedly sign linebacker Mister Alexander

Alexander was an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played 14 games for the Texans in 2011-2012.

New York Islanders left wing Cory Conacher (89) moves the puck away from San Jose Sharks defensemen Justin Braun (61) and Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Uniondale, N.Y., Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

The Islanders swapped minor league forwards with Vancouver

The Islanders also acquired forward Tyler Kennedy from San Jose for a conditional 2016 third-round pick, and swapped minor league forwards with Vancouver, exchanging Cory Conacher for Dustin Jeffrey.

Eastern Washington's Tyler Harvey, in air, celebrates with his teammates following an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Bloomington, Ind. Eastern Washington won the game 88-86.

Little known Tyler Harvey the national leader in D1 scoring

Tyler Harvey is mostly an unknown name outside of those in the Big Sky Conference but will go into the final week of the regular season as the leading scorer in all of Division I basketball.

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