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Burrows, Vrbata score in shootout, Canucks beat Rangers

Alexandre Burrows and Radim Vrbata scored in a shootout and the Vancouver Canucks rallied three times to post a 5-4 victory over the Rangers

Seattle Mariners relief pitcher David Aardsma (53) celebrates with catcher Adam Moore, right, after the Mariners defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 during a baseball game on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, in Baltimore.

David Aardsma agrees to minor league deal with Dodgers

Former Mariner headed to spring training with Dodgers

Phoenix Suns' Isaiah Thomas points during an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Milwaukee.

Former Husky Isaiah Thomas traded to Celtics

UW star headed East to play in Boston

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider answers a question during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015.

Hawks GM Schneider wouldn’t be suprised if Lynch retires

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider spoke Thursday at a press conference at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, saying he wouldn't be surprised if running back Marshawn Lynch retired.

Denver Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo, front, works the ball inside for a shot past Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard in the third quarter of the Trail Blazers' 105-103 victory in an NBA basketball game in Denver on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.

AP source: Nuggets trade Afflalo to Blazers in 5-player deal

Afflalo averaged 14.5 points this season in his second stint with the Nuggets. He was reacquired by the team from Orlando in a draft-night trade last June.

New Portland Trail Blazers' general manager John Nash, left, chats with assistant coach Jerome Kersey after a team practice in Tualatin, Ore., Wednesday, July 16, 2003. The Trail Blazers on Wednesday introduced Nash, the former Philadelphia, Washington and New Jersey GM, as the team's sixth general manager. He takes control of a troubled team in need of an overhaul.

Kersey’s death linked to blood clot that traveled to lungs

The determination by the medical examiner Thursday came a day after Kersey died at 52. Kersey had minor surgery on his knee last Friday.

Squalicum

Wednesday high school basketball playoff scoreboard

All the scores from Wednesday's playoff action in the Northwest Conference.

The Legislative building at the Washington state Capitol is shown at dusk Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 in Olympia, Wash. The 105-day legislative session begins Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 with the expectation that it could be a tough few months for lawmakers.

Under investigation, youth hockey seeks labor law exemption

In a hearing before the Washington state Senate's Commerce and Labor Committee Wednesday, officials from the state's four WHL teams and the league office said the league might have to pull out of Washington if state law isn't changed to consider amateur athletes non-employees.

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Mariners prospect hospitalized after boating accident

Righthanded pitcher Victor Sanchez was hospitalized in Venezuela

Basketball

Five Whatcom County teams in the latest A.P. prep basketball poll

This is the final poll of the season from the Associated Press. All teams are on to district play in the postseason.

File Photo: Kings Knights boys basketball team at Kings High School. December 2014. Photo Credit: Doug Lange

‘Miracle’ that Shoreline basketball team survived bus crash

The coach and members of the of the King's High School boys basketball team say it was a "miracle" no one was seriously hurt when their bus overturned after game with L.C.

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Packers release Bostick, who mishandled Seattle onside kick

The Packers blew a 16-0 lead in the 28-22 overtime loss to the Seahawks, who benefited from a pair of special teams mistakes

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Pair of P-O-W awards for WWU athletes

Milbrandt for men's track and Fine for softball

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (15) during the second half of NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the New England Patriots Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

Hawks WR Doug Baldwin apologizes for Super Bowl antics

"Angry Doug" says it was directed at New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis.

Vancouver Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins, back left, yells at his players on the bench as they face the Colorado Avalanche in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Denver, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

Canucks hold off Wild 3-2

Henrik Sedin lead the way with a goal and an assist, and Bo Horvat also scored for Vancouver.

Sterling Somers

Prep Playoff Scoreboard: Somers leads Lynden past Squalicum

The Sehome boys fall to Anacortes on a buzzer beater in Mt. Vernon.

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Bells Add Two from Stanford University to 2015 Roster

Returning to the Bells is pitcher Andrew Summerville for summer 2015.

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Bellingham Slam suspending operations for 2015 season

The International Basketball League, the league which the Slam has competed in for the last seven seasons, has opted to pursue a different model in 2015 which does not align with the Slam’s mission.

Arizona head coach Sean Miller

No. 7 Arizona routs Washington State

No. 7 Arizona routed Washington State 86-59 on Sunday night.

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Bellingham splits series with West Sound

The Bellingham Blazers split a weekend series with the West Sound Warriors, winning 6-4 on Friday night and losing 5-1 on Saturday night.

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