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Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller (30) is congratulated by Kevin Bieksa (3) after the Canucks' victory 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in St. Louis.

Bonino scores 2 goals as Canucks beat Avalanche

Nick Bonino scored two goals, Ryan Miller made 20 saves and the Vancouver Canucks overcame an early deficit to beat the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.

Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

Felix Hernandez named finalist for Cy Young

Mariner pitcher Felix Hernandez has been named a finalist for the American League Cy Young Award along with the White Sox Chris Sale and the Indians Corey Kluber.

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.

Kyle Seager wins Gold Glove at third base

Seager led Major League third basemen with a .981 fielding percentage

Washington's John Ross returns a punt against Arizona State in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Seattle.

Ross will play both ways against UCLA

Adam Jude of the Seattle Times reports UW sophomore wide receiver John Ross III will be playing the nickel cornerback on Saturday


WWU No. 1 seed at GNAC Tournament this week

Two wins would give Vikings automatic berth in NCAA tournament

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Tony Moeaki (81) misses a pass as he is chased by a group of Seattle Seahawks defenders during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo.

Seattle signs veteran TE Tony Moeaki

Moeaki has been out of the NFL this season after reaching an injury settlement and being released by the Bills

U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo appears in Kirkland Municipal Court on Monday, June 23, 2014, in connection with her domestic violence arrest at her sister's home in Kirkland, Wash.

Domestic violence trial date set for Hope Solo

Solo is charged with two counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault stemming from a June 21 altercation

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Multiple awards for WWU athletics

Katelyn Steen wins national cross country honor

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Seattle’s Hernandez and Young earn awards

Seattle Mariners pitchers Felix Hernandez and Chris Young each earned recognition in the annual Major League Baseball Players Choice Awards.

Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson (7) walks towards the sideline during the third quarter against Oregon in an NCAA college football game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.

Thompson expected to get start at RB for Huskies

Shaq Thompson's performance as a running back for Washington against Colorado didn't get him a Pac-12 player of the week nod.

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2014, file photo, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson scrambles in the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Seattle. Wilson is averaging 49 yards per game and 7.6 per carry, both career highs.

Is read option changing the game or a fading fad?

Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick, and Ryan Tannehill of Miami are all on pace for career highs in rushing yardage with the help of the read option.

Washington State head coach Mike Leach comforts quarterback Connor Halliday, center, as team physicians and trainers attend him during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash. Halliday suffered a fractured right fibula, ending his college career. Southern California won 44-17.

Leach: Halliday out for season with broken ankle

Halliday, the nation's passing leader, broke his ankle in the first quarter of Saturday's 44-17 loss to the Trojans

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Standout WWU forward Bertucci lost for season

WWU standout forward Jessica Bertucci will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Forsberg nets 2 goals, Predators top Canucks 3-1

Filip Forsberg scored twice and added an assist

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Thompson’s shot sends Warriors over Blazers

Klay Thompson scored 29 points, including a go-ahead jumper with 8.7 seconds left, and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Trail Blazers 95-90 on Sunday night.

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.

Sounders get away goal in 1-1 tie with FC Dallas

Osvaldo Alonso scored in the 54th minute.

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field during a brief break against the St. Louis Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Lynch’s 2 TDs lead Seattle past Oakland 30-24

Marshawn Lynch rushed for two first-half touchdowns

Seattle Seahawks' Russell Okung takes a drink at an NFL football training camp Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in Renton, Wash.

Okung out for Seattle, Rogers out for Oakland

Starting left tackle Russell Okung is inactive for the Seattle Seahawks while cornerback Carlos Rogers is out for Oakland.

Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller (30) is congratulated by Kevin Bieksa (3) after the Canucks' victory 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in St. Louis.

Dorsett has goal, assist as Canucks top Oilers

The Vancouver Canucks stretched their winning streak to four with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.

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Big plays help Huskies race past Beavers

Washington's John Ross returns a punt against Arizona State in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Seattle.

The Huskies became bowl eligible with a 37-13 win over Oregon State on Saturday night.

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WWU men wins exhibition at American University-Puerto Rico

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Western Washington University concluded its trip to Puerto Rico on Saturday by defeating American University, 85-68, in a men's basketball exhibition game at Complejo Deportive.

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WWU women defeats UCSD

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The Western Washington University women's basketball team rallied from a seven-point deficit and went on to claim an 80-77 overtime win over UC-San Diego to conclude final-day action at the West Region Crossover Classic on Saturday at Sam Carver Gymnasium on the WWU campus.

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Squalicum girls capture 2A state soccer title

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The Squalicum Storm girls soccer team won the 2A state soccer championship, defeating the Shorecrest Scots, Saturday at Shoreline Stadium.

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Viking men place fourth, women sixth at West Regional Championships

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Katelyn Steen takes women's title, both squads qualify for nationals