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Former Seahawks broadcaster Tony Ventrella greets the crowd in Bellingham for a display of the Lombardi Trophy. July 2014
(Photo: KPUG - Brandon Naff)

3 days ago

Former sportscaster Tony Ventrella to run for Congress

Former Seattle sportscaster Tony Ventrella has announced a bid for Congress in the 8th Congressional District, challenging Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert.


4 days ago

Paul leaves with broken hand, Blazers beat Clippers 98-84

Game 5 is Wednesday at Los Angeles.

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager hits a three-run go-ahead home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Seattle.

4 days ago

Taijuan Walker strikes out 11, Seager hits 100th HR as Mariners beat Astros 3-2

It was the third time in his young career Walker has struck out 11.

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M’s recall Guaipe from Triple-A and place Benoit on DL

Seattle made the roster move Monday retroactive to April 22. The Mariners recalled right-hander Mayckol Guaipe from Tacoma to take Joaquin Benoit's roster spot.

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WWU women’s golf heading to NCAA Championships

Vikings making return to NCAA II Regional for the first time since 2011

In this Oct. 14, 2012, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) talks with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson after an NFL football game, in Seattle. There is a lot to look forward to when Wilson's Seahawks take on Brady's Patriots in the Super Bowl, and not just that Seattle can become the first team to win consecutive NFL championships since New England a decade ago. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

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NFLPA Brady tops list of top selling players

The NFLPA said that merchandise featuring the Patriots quarterback ranked No. 1 on its list of sales. Brady regained the top spot from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

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WWU’s Milbrandt selected as GNAC Athlete of the Week

Senior bettered his own WWU and GNAC record in the 110m Hurdles

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Report: Huskies get verbal commitment from 4-star TE

Eastside Catholic star Hunter Bryant made a verbal commitment to the Dawgs over the weekend.


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Washington Capitals close out Flyers in 6 games

Mount Vernon's T. J. Oshie and the Capitals will play the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round of the NHL playoffs.

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Miley posts his 1st win for Mariners, beats Pujols, Angels

Kyle Seager, Leonys Martin and Seth Smith hit home runs for the Mariners, who took two games of the three games series. Seattle starts a three game series versus Houston on Monday.

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North America wins first Team Challenge Cup

Gracie Gold helps North America hold off Asia and Eurpe in Spokane.

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WWU Softball: Vikings sweep doubleheader vs. St. Martin’s to close out season

Senior Jordan Walley homers in both games, including game-winning grand slam in first game


6 days ago

Lillard has 32 and Blazers beat Clippers in Game 3

Newly crowned Most Improved Player CJ McCollum added 27 points for Portland, which snapped a five-game losing streak to the Clippers going back to the regular season.

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout gets ready for his at-bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Monday, March 31, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

6 days ago

Trout’s 2-run HR off King Felix leads Angels over M’s

Trout, the 2014 AL MVP, entered the game with a .354 career average against the 2010 AL MVP — the highest by any player with at least 50 at-bats against Hernandez.

Colorado Rapids fans hoists a scarf to welcome members of the Rapids to the pitch to host the Vancouver Whitecaps in the first half of a MLS soccer game in Commerce City, Colo., on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.

6 days ago

Rapids beat Sounders

The Rapids beat Seattle for the second time in a row and the fourth in 19 meetings. Colorado is one point out of first place in the MLS standings.


6 days ago

Washington wraps up spring practice

The Washington football team concluded spring practice following their spring preview Saturday at Husky Stadium.

The WWU women's rowing squad Courtesy of WWU Athletics

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Central Oklahoma squeaks past WWU in Viking Regatta

In the Varsity 8 race Central Oklahoma jumped out to an early lead in the choppy conditions and held off a late surge by the Vikings.

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6 days ago

Team Gray beats Team Crimson in WSU spring game

Luke Falk and Gabe Marks connected for two touchdown passes in Team Gray's victory.


6 days ago

Yankees edge Rays, spoiling Washington native Snell’s debut

Blake Snell, from Shoreline, allowed one run and two hits in five innings, striking out six and walking one in his major league debut on KPUG.

Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz follows the flight of his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Brad Boxberger during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mariners' Chris Taylor, and Robinson Cano also scored on the hit. The Mariners won the game 3-0.

7 days ago

Cruz homers in Mariners’ win over Angels in 10 innings

Pinch-hitter Franklin Gutierrez came through with a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and Nelson Cruz added a two-run homer, leading the Mariners to a victory over the Angels on Friday night.

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