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Cal Ripken State Tourney begins in Ferndale

12 teams will be in action, including local squads from Bellingham, Lynden and Ferndale. The Ferndale team is defending their state title won last year.

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Kitsap snaps Bells 14-game win streak

Bellingham loses its first game since June 21, by a final score of 12-3 against Kitsap.

Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire watches play from the dugout in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Morales, Gibson lead Twins to 8-1 rout of Mariners

Kendrys Morales knocked in three runs and Kyle Gibson pitched six shutout innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 8-1 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.

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Sounders score 2 in extra time, beat Timbers 3-1

Kenny Cooper scored on a header in the 111th minute and the Seattle Sounders advanced to the U.S. Open Cup semifinals with a 3-1 win over the Portland Timers on Wednesday night.

2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final match - Brazil v Germany

FIFA claims 2 Twitter records for Germany rout, surpassing Seahawks Super Bowl win

FIFA says it was the most tweeted sports event ever, topping the previous record for the Super Bowl in February when the Seattle Seahawks won 43-8 against the Denver Broncos.

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New commissioner takes over West Coast Conference

Lynn Holzman took over as commissioner of the West Coast Conference last month at a tumultuous time in college athletics

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Mercury use big run to rout Storm 78-58 

Penny Taylor scored 14 points to lead a balanced offense and the Phoenix Mercury used a 19-0 run in the second quarter to rout the Seattle Storm

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Mariners recall Pryor from Triple-A, option Walker 

The Seattle Mariners have optioned starter Taijuan Walker to Triple-A Tacoma so he can remain on schedule during the All-Star break

UCLA's Zach LaVine, right, is greeted by NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected 13th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves during the 2014 NBA draft, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in New York

Wolves sign 1st-round pick Zach LaVine

The former Bothell High School star & 2013 Associated Press Washington state player of the year was drafted 13th by Minnesota last month.

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field at an NFL football minicamp practice Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Marshawn Lynch poses nude in ESPN The Magazine

Body issue hits newstands Friday

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Post 7 wins league game against Bellevue

Team is off today, opens Centralia tourney Thursday

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Red Hot: Bellingham Bells win again

Bellingham downs Kitsap in front of record crowd at Joe Martin Field.

Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire watches play from the dugout in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Fuld, Hughes lead Twins past Mariners 2-0

A night after Fuld could not pull back Michael Saunders' home run, the roles were reversed

Seattle Mariners' Jesus Sucre waits his turn to bat against the Texas Rangers in a baseball game Sunday, May 26, 2013, in Seattle.

Sucre recalled form AAA Tacoma

The Mariners made a roster move today as they recalled catcher Jesus Sucre from triple-A Tacoma & designated catcher John Buck for assignment.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll talks to reporters after NFL football practice, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks will play the Denver Broncos Feb. 2, 2014 in the Super Bowl.

Pete Carroll chosen for USC athletic hall of fame

Pete Carroll is going back to Southern California — as a member of the school's Athletic Hall of Fame

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Bells continue to roll with win #13 in a row

Come and say hi to KPUG at Cascade Radio Group night tonight at Joe Martin Field

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Iwakuma solid as Mariners top Twins 2-0

Hishashi Iwakuma struck out 10, and homers from Mike Zunino and Michael Saunders led the Mariners to a 2-0 win over Minnesota Monday

Washington's C.J. Wilcox races up court against Colorado in the second half of an NCAA men's basketball game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 71-54.

Former UW Husky Wilcox to miss Summer League

Draft pick C.J. Wilcox and forward Reggie Bullock won't play for the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA Summer League.

Seattle Sounders' DeAndre Yedlin stands during the national anthem Wednesday, May 7, 2014, before an MLS soccer match in Seattle.

Yedlin returns to Seattle, European interest rises

DeAndre Yedlin has rejoined the Seattle Sounders amid reports that a move to Europe is on the horizon following his impressive performance for the United States in the World Cup

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.

Seager replaces Encarnacion on AL All-Star roster

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager has been selected to replace injured Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion on the American League's roster

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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: First-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giants

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Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.

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LeBron to wear 23 in return with Cavs

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James celebrates during Game 1 in the second round of the NBA basketball playoff series against the Boston Celtics Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Cleveland.

LeBron James tweeted that he would wear 23 again after heading back to the Cavaliers from Miami, where he wore No. 6.

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Byron Scott confirms he has been hired by Lakers

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Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott during an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat Monday, April 15, 2013, in Cleveland.

Byron Scott says "it's a dream come true" to come back and be the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Tour de France: Nibali captures title

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali crosses the finish line to win the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 145.5 kilometers (90.4 miles) with start in Pau and finish in Hautacam, Pyrenees region, France, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Vincenzo Nibali, a 29-year-old Sicilian who calls himself "a flag-bearer of anti-doping," won the Tour de France on Sunday, the first Italian to do so in 16 years.

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Sandefur nearly perfect as Bellingham shuts out Cowlitz, 2-0

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Bellingham starting pitcher Aaron Sandefur came within two outs of a perfect game.