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Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) celebrates a hit on St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Chancellor, Okung slowed as Seahawks camp opens

MVP linebacker Malcolm Smith, lineman Russell Okung, and safety Kam Chancellor all watched Friday's first practice .

Milwaukee Bucks' Luke Ridnour poses for a picture during the team's media day Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, in St. Francis, Wis.

Magic sign Blaine’s own Luke Ridnour

The Orlando Magic filled out their rotation in the backcourt with the signing of free agent guard Luke Ridnour.

Seattle Seahawks players run through a drill at the first day NFL football training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Marshawn Lynch missing as Seahawks camp begins

Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Friday he was disappointed Lynch was not present.

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter watches warmups before a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Mariners can’t solve Wei-Yin Chen

The Orioles blanked the M's 4-0 Thursday Night behind the pitching of Wei-Yin Chen

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Bells come from behind to top Yakima Valley

Heath's go-ahead single in the 9th makes the difference

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Charles helps Liberty beat Storm in OT

The Seattle Storm went to overtime with New York, but fell 84-80 Thursday Night

Cal Ripken team in action

Bellingham Cal Ripken squad drops two games at regional tournament

The Bellingham Titans are back in action Friday at 4pm versus a team from Helena, Montana.

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Bellingham Bells to present Jim Clem Bobblehead night

The first 750 fans in attendance on Saturday, July 26 will receive a special-edition bobblehead in the likeness of Coach Clem.

Washington quarterback Cyler Miles keeps the ball and pushes off Idaho State's Cody Sorensen on a keeper in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Seattle. Washington won 56-0.

Cyler Miles suspended for Huskies season opener

With Miles, the expected starter and replacement for Keith Price out, the Dawgs will start either sophomore Jeff Lindquist or redshirt freshman Troy Williams.

Seattle Mariners' Kendrys Morales in action against the Texas Rangers in a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Seattle.

Morales returns to Seattle via trade

Mariners acquire switch-hitter Kendrys Morales from Twins in exchange for RHP Stephen Pryor.

Jared Mccann pulls on a Vancouver Canucks sweater after being chosen 24th overall during the first round of the NHL hockey draft, Friday, June 27, 2014, in Philadelphia.

Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann

The 18-year-old McCann played last season with the Ontario Hockey League's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

Virginia's Joe Harris (12) goes to the basket against Duke in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, March 16, 2014. Virginia won 72-63. Harris was the tournament MVP.

Chelan native Joe Harris signs with Cavs

Went to Cleveland with the 33rd pick in the draft

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Bells win close one in Yakima

Woodmansee contributes home run to victory

Washington State Head Coach Mike Leach takes questions at the 2014 Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

WSU’s Leach looking to build on last year’s bowl game

The Cougars return eight starters, including school record setting, senior quarterback Connor Halliday, from a 6-and-7 campaign last season.

Southern California head coach Steve Sarkisian takes questions at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

USC’s Sarkisian happy for the University of Washington

USC's Sarkisian on the Huskies: "I can honestly say I'll be rooting for them this fall."

New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon throws against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Seattle.

Colon overpowers Seattle in New York’s 3-2 win

Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning. Mariners drop series to Mets and have gone just 2-and-4 since the All-Star break.

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Oregon picked to win Pac-12 in preseason poll

The Washington Huskies and Washington State Cougars were picked to finish 3rd and 5th respectively in the North Division.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice looks for the call against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.

Seattle’s Sidney Rice announces his retirement

Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice is retiring from the NFL after an injury-plagued career that included issues with concussions

Seattle Supersonics forward Rashard Lewis, left, keeps the ball away from Portland Trail Blazers forward Viktor Khryapa, from Ukraine, during the second half of NBA basketball action in Portland, Ore., Friday Dec. 16, 2005. Lewis scored 37 points and pulled in seven rebounds to lead the Sonics in scoring as they beat Portland, 111-90.

Mavs void deal for former Sonic Lewis over knee issue

Lewis has played 16 seasons since skipping college to enter the draft and going 32nd overall to Seattle in 1998. He has career averages of 14.9 points and 5.2 rebounds.

Baseball bat and glove

Bellingham 11-U team wins opener at Pacific NW Regional

Eastern Montana is next in the winners bracket

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David Price throws one-hitter but Rays beat Tigers 1-0

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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher David Price delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Keeper Tim Howard taking break from US team

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United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard gestures to his teammates after making a save during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

The three-time World Cup veteran has asked U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann not to consider him for selection to the roster until September 2015.