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Ackley homers, 4 RBIs sent Mariners over Nationals

Dustin Ackley homered and drove in four runs and the Seattle Mariners averted a three-game sweep, beating the Washington Nationals 5-3 Sunday.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson evades a San Diego Charger pass rusher

Seattle hopes offensive roll will continue

Russell Wilson was on the field for 13 possessions in the four preseason games and directed Seattle to nine touchdowns, two field goals and just one punt in those 13 opportunities.

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Schatz sweeps Skagit

For the third consecutive race at Skagit Speedway and fifth time in a row with the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars, Donny Schatz emerged from the Tony Stewart Racing #15 in Victory Lane.

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Eastern Washington thumps Montana Western

Vernon Adams Jr. threw for 360 yards and five touchdowns to lead Eastern Washington to a 41-9 win over NAIA Montana Western Saturday night.

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams (9) walks in the dugout before a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park Saturday, June 21, 2014, in Washington.

Strasburg pitches Nats to 3-1 win over Mariners

Stephen Strasburg pitched into the eighth inning and Jayson Werth hit his second home run in two nights to lead the Washington Nationals past the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday.

Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid applauds as he leaves the field after the first game of the Western Conference semifinals in the MLS Cup soccer playoffs against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Seattle. The Timbers won 2-1 in the first of the two-game aggregate playoff series.

Dempsey lifts Seattle past Colorado, 1-0

Clint Dempsey scored off a corner kick in the 52nd minute and the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday to extend their overall MLS lead.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor runs for a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers in the second half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Seattle.

Seattle goes with 2 QB’s cutting Pryor, Daniels

The Seattle Seahawks will begin the season with only two quarterbacks on the 53-man roster after cutting Terrelle Pryor and B.J. Daniels as part of their final roster cuts.

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Nats use 6 HR in rout of the M’s

Wilson Ramos had two of the Nationals six home runs in Washington’s win over the Mariners Friday night in the opener of a three game series.

Seattle Mariners' Jesus Montero, right, is congratulated by teammate Cole Gillespie after hitting two-run home run that scored Gillespie during second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Seattle, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

Mariners’ Montero done for year after altercation

Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Mariners' organization after a heated confrontation in the stands

Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova throws a pass against Central Florida during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Central Florida won the game 41-17.

Rutgers rallies in 4th to beat Cougars 41-38

Rutgers won its season opener for the sixth time in nine years.

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Detroit Lions during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

Carr’s 3 TD’s lead Raiders past Seahawks

Rookie Derek Carr threw three touchdown passes to make a case he should be Oakland's starting quarterback, and the Raiders wrapped up the preseason with a 41-31 victory Thursday night over the Seattle Seahawks.

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WWU women rally for 3-2 exhibition win at Trinity Western

WWU completes its three pre-season exhibition schedule Saturday (6 p.m.), playing host to University of Calgary.

Southern California cornerback Anthony Brown shakes hands with a Notre Dame player following the 14-10 Notre Dame victory in a game Saturday Oct. 19, 2013 in South Bend, Ind.

USC backup quits, accuses Sarkisian of racism

Running back Anthony Brown has quit Southern California's football team, and coach Steve Sarkisian was stunned by Brown's apparent accusations of racism against him on social media.

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WWU announces date for 25th annual Viking Night

Event is fund raiser for Western athletic department

Texas Rangers' Rougned Odor, right, hits a grand slam as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino looks on in the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Seattle.

Odor slam leads Rangers over Mariners

Rougned Odor hit a third-inning grand slam and the last-place Rangers beat Seattle Wednesday to take two of three from the M's.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, laughs as he stands with Marshawn Lynch at a football minicamp practice Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Carroll calls penalties disappointing

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll says he's disappointed his team has been docked two practices

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Lynden highlights 3 local teams in rankings

The Washington Preseason Prep Football poll was released today and the Lynden Lions highlight three local team represented.

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Washington State opens vs. Rutgers

The Cougars open the season with their annual game at Seattle's CenturyLink Field on Thursday night.

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll watches players during NFL football training camp Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in Renton, Wash.

NFL takes away 2 minicamp practices from Seattle

The Seattle Seahawks will forfeit two days of on-field minicamp practices next offseason after being penalized by the league for excessive physical contact during their 2014 minicamp.

Seattle Seahawks' Heath Farwell, right, leans down as he helps his son Beau, 1, try on his helmet as other son Brock, 3, stands nearby after an NFL football camp practice Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

The Seahawks trim roster to 75

The Seattle Seahawks made roster moves with seven players today, including special teams star Heath Farwell, to reach the NFL mandated roster limit of 75.

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Foles & Eagles beat Luck & Colts on Monday Night Football

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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly speaks during a news conference at team's NFL football training facility Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Philadelphia.

Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.

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Viking women blank Notre Dame de Namur

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Nationally ranked Western Washington University defeated Notre Dame de Namur University, 2-0, in a non-conference women's soccer game Monday afternoon at Harrington Field on the WWU campus.

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Shaq Thompson earns PAC-12 weekly honor

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Thompson scored on a 36-yard interception return and on a 52-yard fumble return. According to CBSsports.com, it was the first time a Washington player returned a fumble and interception for touchdowns in a game since 1978.

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WWU volleyball begins defense of GNAC title this week

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No.9 Vikings host three matches at Carver Gym against conference foes.

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Huskies’ Marcus Peters reinstated

Water droplets fly as Washington running back Deontae Cooper, right, is tailed by defensive back Marcus Peters, Saturday, April 19, 2014, during the team's spring NCAA college football game in Seattle.

The standout cornerback served a one-game suspension for the University of Washington