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Seahawks realize importance of getting to .500 at bye week

"We have a second-half to really go for it. We have all of the matchups and the games we need to play in the division to settle issues and to go for it and take it as far as we can," Pete Carroll said.


Huskies enter final month with renewed hope for bowl berth

"I think this team really understood there was a huge difference between 4-4 and 3-5 at this time, especially with who we have coming here," Chris Petersen said Monday. "I didn't have to say a whole lot. They said a whole lot. They got it and they responded."

Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Philadelphia. The Canucks won 4-0.

Virtanen scores 1st NHL goal as Canucks beat Flyers

Jake Virtanen scored his first NHL goal and Ryan Miller made 27 saves as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Monday night.


Lillard scores 34 to rally Blazers over Wolves 106-101

Damian Lillard had 34 points and seven assists


WWU women’s soccer advances to GNAC Tournament as No. 1 seed

Vikings will play Montana State Billings in Burnaby, B.C. Thursday at 7 pm.


Luke Falk named Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk was named a Davey O’Brien Quarterback Award Semifinalist by the Davey O’Brien Foundation Monday.

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Skagit Valley tabs ex-Slam star Hafford as assistant coach

Hafford will serve as an assistant under Skagit Valley head coach Brock Veltri, who is heading into his third season leading the Cardinals’ men’s program

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Catherine Miles named GNAC soccer Offensive Player of the Week

Senior forward scored 3 goals in competition last week for the Vikings.

Seattle Seahawks' Ricardo Lockette signals to cheering fans as he is carted off the field in the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Seahawks’ Lockette to undergo neck surgery after big hit

The team says that Lockette has full motion and feeling in all his extremities and a good prognosis.

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WWU hoops: Men fall in Anaheim, women win exhibition

9th-ranked Minnesota State Moorhead beats 15th-ranked men 74-71

Seattle Sounders' Nelson Valdez, left, celebrates with teammates Obafemi Martins, center, and Clint Dempsey, right, after Valdez scored a goal against the Los Angeles Galaxy in the first half of an MLS soccer western conference knockout round playoff match, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Dempsey scores in 86th, Sounders beat Dallas 2-1

The second leg of the series is next Sunday in Frisco, Texas. The Sounders would advance to the West final with a win or a tie.

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Timbers and Whitecaps play to 0-0 draw in MLS playoff match

David Ousted had six saves and the Vancouver Whitecaps held off the charging Portland Timbers for a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Western Conference semifinal series Sunday.

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Wilson, Seahawks back to .500 after win over Cowboys

Russell Wilson had a scoring pass for the game's only touchdown and directed a late drive to the winning field goal, leading the Seattle Seahawks over the Dallas Cowboys

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette celebrates after his touchdown against the Green Bay Packers in the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in Seattle.

Seahawks’ Lockette injured after blindside hit on kick

Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette was taken off the field on a stretcher after being knocked down by a blindside hit on a kickoff.

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Jake Browning has 5 total TDs as Washington routs Arizona

Browning finished 16 of 24 passing for 263 yards with four touchdowns through the air and one on the ground to lead the Huskies past the Wildcats 49-3.

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Ukropina FG lifts No. 8 Stanford over Washington State

Washington State kicker Erik Powell hooked a 43-yard field goal attempt wide right as time expired to give Stanford its seventh consecutive victory.

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Suns beat Blazers

Eric Bledsoe scored 33 points, one shy of his career high, and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 101-90 on Saturday night.

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WWU roundup

A recap of Saturday's action around Western Washington University athletics.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

Seahawks, Cowboys set to play as unexpected 4-loss teams

"We're not thinking desperate and I'm sure they're not either," Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson said. "I know we've had some tough losses, and I know they have had tough losses, too."

Seattle Seahawks' Russell Okung takes a drink at an NFL football training camp Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in Renton, Wash.

Russell Okung doubtful to play against Cowboys

Okung injured his ankle in practice Thursday and was unable to practice Friday before the Seahawks traveled to Dallas.

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