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Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge walks on the court against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Sunday

Aldridge leads Blazers past Rockets in OT

LaMarcus Aldridge scored a franchise playoff-record 46 points and Damian Lillard added 31, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

Seahawks defense super bowl 48

Sunday

Broncos to gather for 1st time since Super Bowl flop

The AFC champs aim to use that 43-8 shellacking by Seattle as motivation for 2014 starting Monday when they gather for the start of offseason workouts.

seattle sounder fc logo on ball closeup

Saturday

Martins’ goal lifts Seattle over Chivas 2-1

Chivas played the final 16 minutes with 10 players after Marco Delgado was ejected in the 74th minute.

ewu eagles eastern washington university logo on white

Saturday

Defense leads the way in spring scrimmage for EWU

With three interceptions, seven sacks and nine passes broken up, defense holds offense scoreless in 12 of 18 possessions

WWU Softball coaches

Saturday

WWU sweeps Northwest Nazarene, 7-4 and 10-9, on Senior Day

DeRosier earns wins in both games, runs victory string to 11

WWU Turf Field Construction 1

Saturday

Turf being put on Robert S. Harrington Field at Western Washington University

WWU multipurpose field scheduled for completion this summer

uw university of washington huskies new football uniforms

Friday

Washington unveils new 2014 Nike football uniforms

The updated uniforms feature three jerseys, four pants and three helmet colors to allow for multiple options on the field.

Gonzaga’s mascot

Friday

Gonzaga signs son of Arvydas Sabonis

Gonzaga has signed 6-foot-10 forward Domantas Sabonis, the 17-year-old son of former NBA center Arvydas Sabonis.

western washington logo generic copy/wwu

Friday

WWU: Vikes earn both GNAC Golfer of the Week awards

Western's Lindsay Wells sets school record at track meet in L.A.

Courtesy of WWU Athletics

April 17, 2014

Kingma signs scholarship offer to compete at WWU

Kingma played at Oregon as freshman, state Player of the Year as prep

Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus (1) steals second as Seattle Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin (6) catches the throw during the second inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

April 17, 2014

Rangers steal another one from the Mariners

M's drop 3 of 4 to Texas despite the first home run of the season for Robinson Cano.

seattle mariners stephen pryor

April 17, 2014

RHP Stephen Pryor re-instated from 15-day disabled list

Pryor returned from rehabilitation assignment, optioned to AAA Tacoma

seattle mariners jiman choi

April 17, 2014

Seattle 1B Choi banned 50 games for positive test

The 22-year-old Choi was hitting .394 at Triple-A Tacoma with one homer and five RBIs.

Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts walks onto the floor past Damian Lillard (0) during the first scheduled timeout in an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Phoenix.

April 17, 2014

Blazers survive adversity to surge into playoffs

The low point came on March 25 when the Blazers fell 95-85 at Orlando. The loss capped a 4-9 stretch for Portland.

File Photo: Former Western Washington University guard Rob Oliver. Oliver was named Bellingham Slam assistant coach on April 17th, 2014.

April 17, 2014

Amaya tabs Oliver as assistant coach for Bellingham Slam

Oliver competed for Western Washington University this past winter and was a member of the 2012-13 Vikings squad which advanced to the Final Four of the NCAA Division-II National Championship tournament.

Duquesne's Quevyn Winters (21) slides out of bounds as he tries to save the ball in front of West Virginia's Gary Browne in the second half of their NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Duquesne won 60-56.

April 17, 2014

U-Dub hoop team adds junior college transfer

Quevyn Winters led Indian Hills CC to junior college national title game

Washington's Damore'ea Stringfellow, left, tries to shake off the tackle attempt from BYU defensive back Michael Davis during first half of the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco.

April 17, 2014

Husky wideout Stringfellow pleads guilty to three counts

Charges stem from run-ins with celebrating Seahawks fans after the Super Bowl

Flags of some of the teams of the American League west division fly at Safeco Field during a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Seattle. Flags for the Seattle Mariners, the Oakland Athletics, the Los Angeles Angels, the Texas Rangers, and the Houston Astros, are shown.

April 16, 2014

Rangers rally for 2 in 9th to beat Mariners 3-2 

The Texas Rangers scored two unearned runs in a two-out rally against Fernando Rodney, beating the Seattle Mariners 3-2

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.

April 16, 2014

Sidney Rice agrees to terms with Seahawks 

The Seattle Seahawks and wide receiver Sidney Rice have agreed to terms on a deal.

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts calls in a play against the Atlanta Hawks in the second half of their NBA basketball game Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Atlanta. Portland won 100-85.

April 16, 2014

Blazers defeat Clippers 110-104 

The Trail Blazers downed Clippers 110-104 in the regular-season finale, with both teams resting key players in advance of the playoffs.

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