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Vikings topple No.1 seed Western Oregon in GNAC semifinal

Western Washington University upended nationally ranked Western Oregon University, 88-79, on Friday.

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

Lynch returning to Seahawks with new contract

Marshawn Lynch is coming back to the Seattle Seahawks under a restructured contract for the 2015 season that will pay him $12 million, according to his agent Doug Hendrickson.

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Mariners drop first Cactus League game

Shortstop Chris Taylor went 2-for-2 with a triple, 2-run home run and 3 RBI but the Mariners dropped their first Cactus League game of the spring in a 7-4 setback vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday

WWU women pose with fans following a win over Central Washington

WWU defeats SPU in overtime in GNAC semifinal

Katie Colard poured in a career-high 34 points helping WWU to get the win overnationally ranked SPU on Friday in a semifinal game at GNAC Tournament

Portland Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews after injuring his left achilles against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 5, 2015. The Trail Blazers beat the Mavericks 94-75.

Blazers beat Mavs but lose Matthews for season

The Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half for a 94-75 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night.

Colorado head coach Tad Boyle calls out instructions to his team during a second-round game against Pittsburgh in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Colorado beats Washington

Washington has now lost three in a row and 10 of the last 11.

Utah guard Delon Wright (55) brings the ball up court against Stanford in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Utah won 75-59.

Wright, Loveridge lead No. 13 Utah over Washington St.

Delon Wright scored 18 points as No. 13 Utah came back to beat Washington State 67-59 on Thursday night.

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WWU men advance in GNAC tournament with win over UAA

Forward Joey Schreiber score a game-high 25 points as WWU defeated University of Alaska Anchorage on Thursday in a first-round game of the 5th annual GNAC Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Philadelphia Eagles' Cary Williams (26) looks up at the video board as he sits on th bench in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Report: CB Cary Williams visits Seahawks

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, former Philadelphia Eagle cornerback Cary Williams met with the Seattle Seahawks Thursday.

Seattle Mariners' Roenis Elias, right, and Michael Kickham walk to the clubhouse after spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

Middle of the order leads M’s to a win over the Padres

Robinson Canó, Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager combine to go 6-for-9 as Mariners improve to 2-0 in Cactus League play.

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.

PREP BASKETBALL: State Tournament begins today

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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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.