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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) stands on the sideline during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. The Seahawks 19-3.

4 weeks ago

Colin Kaepernick’s $11.9M 2016 contract becomes guaranteed

The quarterback's $11.9 million 2016 contract became guaranteed at 1 p.m. local time Thursday when the 49ers kept him on the roster.

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MSU’s Valentine, Kansas’ Self win AP player, coach of year

Denzel Valentine of Michigan State is The Associated Press Player of the Year, edging out Oklahoma's Buddy Hield by three votes. Bill Self of Kansas won Coach of the Year after leading the Jayhawks to a 12th straight Big 12 title and the top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament.

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4 weeks ago

Five female U.S. soccer players file wage complaint

The athletes, including star players Carli Lloyd and Hope Solo, charged that the women's team is the driving economic force for U.S. Soccer, though its members are paid less than their male counterparts.

MLB

4 weeks ago

MLB teams allowed to use iPads in dugout all season

Each team's devices, which can be used in dugouts and bullpens, have been customized to use the club's proprietary statistical report and advance scouting videos along with MLB's Statcast system, which launched last year.

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Preview: Shell Houston Open

Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson highlight a strong field that features more than half of the top 50 players in the current FedExCup standings.

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David Beckham beaten by Michael Jordan on retired ‘rich list’

The former basketball star, who stepped down from the game in 2003, has kept his place at the top of the annual list by earning $110 million in 2015.

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Yao Ming expected to lead 2016 Hall of Fame class

The official announcement will come this weekend in Houston during the Final Four when the 2016 class is unveiled.

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Warriors work OT to set franchise wins record

It wasn't easy, but the Golden State Warriors earned an impressive franchise record on Wednesday.

UFC fighter Conor McGregor

4 weeks ago

Diaz-McGregor rematch, Aldo-Edgar title bout on UFC 200 card

Conor McGregor is getting a rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200 in July. Diaz beat McGregor by submission in the second round of a welterweight bout March 5 at UFC 196, one of the most lucrative pay-per-view shows in mixed martial arts history.

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Kings give GM Vlade Divac multiyear contract

The team announced the move to keep Divac in the role running the franchise on Wednesday. Divac originally joined the front office last March, oversaw most of the offseason moves and was officially named to his current position in August.

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US men’s soccer misses 2nd straight Olympics

Roger Martinez scored twice, Americans Luis Gil and Matt Miazga were ejected and Colombia's under-23 team defeated the U.S. 2-1 Tuesday night to earn the last berth in the Rio de Janeiro Games with a 3-2 aggregate win.

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4 weeks ago

Keith offered in-person hearing for high-sticking Coyle

The offer of an in-person hearing means the NHL can suspend Keith more than five games, but isn't required to hand out that penalty.

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Lakers dismayed D’Angelo Russell’s video of Young became public

Russell apparently recorded a video in which he asked Young about being with women other than his fiancée, rapper Iggy Azalea. The video began circulating online in the past week.

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1 month ago

Brackets may be busted but March Madness still driving TV ratings

Nielsen reports 11.6 million people watched CBS' telecast of the Villanova-Kansas game on Saturday — an impressive number for a date when people usually don't hang around at home to watch TV.

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1 month ago

U.S. gets key win over Guatemala

The United States earned a crucial 4-0 win over Guatemala on Tuesday that saved their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign and took some pressure off coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

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1 month ago

Warriors stifle Wizards, win 54th straight home game

The Golden State Warriors finally got their defense in high gear Tuesday night, limiting the Washington Wizards to 41.9 percent shooting en route to their 54th consecutive home-court win, a 102-94 victory over an Eastern Conference playoff contender.

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Craig Sager in ‘unchartered waters’

Sager missed 11 months while undergoing treatment and a bone marrow transplant from his son before returning to his position on the sideline during TNT's NBA coverage in March 2015.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

Ulta Beauty and Sephora coming to Bellingham

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Ulta Beauty is setting up shop next to Abercrombie and Fitch in the Bellis Fair Mall, and Sephora will be opening in JC Penny.

5 hours ago in Local

National pharmaceutical company forced to pay state $23 million

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The State Attorney General says drug-maker Wyeth, which is owned by Pfizer, underpaid Medicaid.

9 hours ago in Local

A rapist from Bellingham is sentenced to nine months

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it could have been much longer.

19 hours ago in Local

A rental scam to watch out for in Whatcom County

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The scammer was obviously hoping to get money before the renters learned it was a scam.

19 hours ago in Local

Tests show 6 more Tacoma schools with lead in water

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Findings come from tests conducted months or years ago.