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The Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena stands Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Spokane, Wash, before an NCAA college basketball game between Colorado and Washington State.

Spokane chosen as host for skating event

The three-day event will feature 42 of the top figure skaters in the world competing in a format of Team North America vs. Team Europe vs. Team Asia.

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WWU womens’ soccer moves up seven spots to No.5 in NSCAA DII Top 25

5-1 Vikings face two GNAC foes this week, host Saint Martin’s Thursday

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Western offers counseling, support after death of student athlete Alex Binkerd

Police spokesman Bob Vander Yacht says Binkerd died early Wednesday morning after a night of drug use with friends and roommates. Vander Yacht won’t say what kind of drug Binkerd ingested.


Kam Chancellor says he is “happy to be back”

Chancellor evaded questions regarding the business of his holdout, he did make it clear he's glad he's returning to football.


PAC-12: No. 9 UCLA star LB Myles Jack out for year with knee injury

The former Bellevue High School star was injured during a non-contact drill near the end of Tuesday's practice. He had surgery Tuesday evening.

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Canucks drop second straight pre-season game

Sharks shut out Vancouver 4-0

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Girls soccer and volleyball results from Tuesday

Lynden volleyball gets sweep over Blaine

California head coach Sonny Dykes during the second half of an NCAA college football game against California, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.

Cal looks for redemption in rematch against Washington

"I think our guys were embarrassed. Certainly we didn't do a very good job getting them ready as coaches. They came in here and humiliated us. Just physically beat us up, outcoached us and outplayed us." said Cal coach Sonny Dykes.


Kam Chancellor ends holdout and reports

Hawks safety who missed camp, preseason and first two games texts ESPN's Stephen A. Smith saying he is going to "help my teammates that are understanding of my position and the ones who aren't".

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WWU golf roundup

Both the Viking men's and women's golf squads finished third at their respective tournaments.


Cano homers twice, drives in 4 in Mariners’ 11-2 victory

Iwakuma (9-4), who is 7-2 in his past nine starts, curbed the Royals on three singles over seven scoreless innings. He has allowed one run and 10 hits in 13 innings in his past two starts, while striking out 19 and walking one.

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Seahawks release Eric Pinkins, sign George Farmer

Farmer already spent time with the Seahawks in August after being released by the Dallas Cowboys.

EWU QB Jordan West. Photo courtesy of Eastern Washington University Athletics

After Record-Breaking Performance, Jordan West Earns League and National Player of the Week Accolades

West completed 21-of-24 passes for a career-high 410 yards and six touchdowns in EWU's 55-50 win over then 11th-ranked Montana State last week.


Seahawks fall in ESPN Power Rankings & AP Pro32

Seattle is now No. 7 in the ESPN and No. 8 in the AP Pro32 Power Rankings.


Washington St searches for consistency as Pac-12 play looms

After a deflating loss to lower-division Portland State, the Cougars rebounded to win a thriller at Rutgers and then beat Wyoming last weekend, their first win in Pullman in over a year. They open Pac-12 play at California on Oct. 3.

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Report: Parents threaten religion discrimination lawsuit against WIAA

The allegation stems from the fact that schools who observe the Sabbath on Saturdays, do not participate in athletic activities beginning at sundown on Friday. This conflicts with the second and final day of the volleyball tournament at the Yakima SunDome.

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AP Source: Former Canucks bench boss Tortorella to coach US World Cup hockey team

Tortorella has been out of the NHL since May 2014, when he was fired after one season of coaching the Vancouver Canucks.

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WWU golf: women fifth after first day at WNMU Invitational; Men fourth entering final day at Viking Invitational

Viking freshman Stephanie Sewell shoots 2-under 70 in collegiate debut. Vikings’ Chris Hatch tied for third in medalist play, one stroke off lead.


Pete Carroll says Seahawks will not overreact and panic after 0-2 start

Carroll: "There is a lot of fine-tuning to get that done. There are a lot of teams that almost get on top but it's very challenging. We're in the fine-tuning of it and not starting well doesn't mean we won't finish well."

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Bears QB Jay Cutler has strained hamstring; status unknown vs. Seahawks

Bears coach John Fox would not say if Jimmy Clausen would start for the Bears against the Seahawks on Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

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