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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:35:00 EST
Cooper Kupp named to 2017 PFWA All-Rookie Team
In just 15 games, Kupp set a franchise rookie record with 62 receptions, also racking up 869 yards and five touchdowns

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:00:00 EST
Seahawks announce addition of Schottenheimer, Norton Jr. & Solari
The Seahawks announced three additions to their coaching staff Tuesday, naming Brian Schottenheimer offensive coordinator, Ken Norton Jr. defensive coordinator and Mike Solari offensive line coach.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:52:00 EST
Former Eagles Punter Jordan Dascalo to participate in NFLPA Bowl
Dascalo is the 15th Eagle to be selected to play in an all-star game in the past 15 seasons (2003-17), including seven previous participants in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 22:39:00 EST
From manager to player: Gonzaga's Pete living out new kind of Cinderella story
Brian Pete’s college basketball career didn’t begin with a host of recruitment letters or scholarship offers, it began with a brief conversation over postgame pizza. In just a few days, Pete went from washing jerseys to wearing one. Now, a team that became famous two decades ago for dancing in Cinderella’s slipper is now celebrating a different kind of rags to riches tale.

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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 01:43:00 EST
Chiefs fall short against Silvertips, 5-2
 The Spokane Chiefs fell to the Everett Silvertips on Saturday night by a score of 5-2 as they completed a stretch of four games in five nights.

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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 01:41:00 EST
No. 15 Gonzaga holds off San Francisco 75-65
Gonzaga had four players finish the game with double figures, led by Johnathan Williams with 17 points (Perkins 16 pts, Melson 14 pts, Hachimura 10 pts).

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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:36:00 EST
Whitworth falls to George Fox 86-78
Kaitlin Jamieson's 21 points and 14 rebounds led the George Fox Bruins past the Whitworth Pirates 86-78 on Saturday evening. 

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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 21:05:00 EST
Robert Franks' record performance leads WSU past Cal, 78-53
Robert Franks set a new Washington State single-game record after he made ten 3-pointers and helped the Cougars to a 78-53 win over Cal on Saturday.

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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 20:45:00 EST
Gonzaga beats USF in dominant fashion 74-47
Jessie Loera led the Zags with a career-high 15 points on six-of-eight shooting, and added a career-high nine assists to lead GU as well..

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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 19:01:00 EST
WSU and college football legend Keith Jackson dies at 89
Jackson has been widely regarded as "the voice of college football" after spending 52 years as a broadcaster - 40 of those years at ABC Sports.

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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 17:33:00 EST
Eagles AD Bill Chaves named AD at North Dakota
Chaves was named the 13th athletic director at Eastern Washington in August of 2007 and has since been a two-time recipient of the national Athletic Director of the Year.

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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:21:00 EST
Vandals beat Eagles 58-51 in second game of doubleheader
Sanders led the Vandals in scoring yet again, finishing with 18 points.  He was also tremendous on the glass, grabbing a game-high nine boards

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:13:00 EST
Eagles beat Vandals 71-64 in first game of doubleheader
The Eagles had four in double figures and only committed four turnovers en route to their third BSC win of the season

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:36:00 EST
Zags stay undefeated in WCC, beating Portland 70-56
The Gonzaga Bulldogs used a balanced attack to dispel Portland on the road on Thursday night, 70-56 inside the Chiles Center.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:22:00 EST
Cougars drop 4th straight conference game against Stanford, 79-70
The Cougars went into halftime with a 45-38 halftime lead, but failed to maintain the lead as Stanford outscored Washington state by 16 points in the second half.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:08:00 EST
Melson and the Zags roll to a 103-57 win over Portland
Melson scored a career-high 23 points, making seven 3-pointers, as No. 15 Gonzaga routed Portland 103-57 for their fifth consecutive win.

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:48:00 EST
Seahawks to play in London in 2018
The Seahawks, who will be the road team against the Raiders, were one of six teams in the NFL to have not played in London heading into the 2018 season.

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 02:05:00 EST
Rockets score 7 goals in victory over Chiefs
The Kelowna Rockets erased a 3-2 Spokane lead with 3 unanswered goals on their way to a 7-4 win over the Chiefs Wednesday night in Kelowna, B.C.

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 23:32:00 EST
Eight Cougars selected to play in Senior All-Star Games
In the last four years, the 19-member Cougar senior class tallied 29 wins, made three bowl games, earned 14 All-Pac-12 Conference honors including five first or second team selections.

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 23:04:00 EST
2018 Mariners Caravan makes stop in Spokane
The Seattle Mariners Caravan made their way to Spokane on Wednesday for an autograph appearance and the MLB Play Ball Event. Fans had the opportunity to talk with Mike Blowers, Aaron Goldsmith, Mike Marjama, Taylor Motter and former Gonzaga pitcher Marco Gonzales.

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:24:00 EST
Seahawks relieve OC Darrell Bevell & OL coach Tom Cable of their duties
Both Bevell and Cable joined Carroll’s coaching staff in 2011, and helped the Seahawks, as Carroll noted, reach a “championship level,” culminating in Seattle winning Super Bowl XLVIII.

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 02:04:00 EST
Whitman pulls away from Whitworth late 91-75
The Blues used a quick 11-0 burst to turn a 61-57 deficit into a 68-61 lead with eight minutes to play and went on to improve to 14-0 overall and 5-0 in the NWC.

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Tue, 9 Jan 2018 23:07:00 EST
Whitman blows out Whitworth 101-62
Casey Poe and Makana Stone scored 21 points each as the seventh-ranked Whitman Blues defeated the Whitworth Pirates 101-62.

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Tue, 9 Jan 2018 18:59:00 EST
Darcel McBath named WSU assistant coach
McBath, who played for Leach at Texas Tech from 2004-08, spent the 2017 season working on the defensive side of the ball, specifically with Alex Grinch and the defensive backs.

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Tue, 9 Jan 2018 18:52:00 EST
Mikayla Ferenz wins 2nd straight Big Sky Player of Week
Ferenz, a junior from Walla Walla, Wash., scored 72 last week and led the Vandals to a 1-1 split during the second week of Big Sky play.

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Mon, 8 Jan 2018 21:13:00 EST
Washington State names Tracy Claeys as defensive coordinator
Washington State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach announced Monday that Tracy Claeys has been named WSU’s defensive coordinator. 

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Sun, 7 Jan 2018 01:12:00 EST
Vandals drop heartbreaker at home to Portland State
by Idaho Athletics MOSCOW, Idaho - A last-second tip-in did in the Vandals on Saturday night as Idaho fell to Portland State, 73-72, in the Cowan Spectrum.   THE GAME   Portland State took a 34-32 lead into the break after closing the half strong.  Chad Sherwood got going early, connecting on all three of his 3-point attempts in the opening half.   The game stayed close throughout, with neither team leading by more than five at any point.  Idaho held the lead...

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Sun, 7 Jan 2018 01:07:00 EST
No. 19 Gonzaga cruises to win over LMU, stays unbeaten in WCC
Behind a monster night from senior Johnathan Williams, No. 19 Gonzaga scored a road win at LMU on Saturday night, 85-66. Williams had 30 points on 13-of-18 shooting, along with 10 rebounds. Josh Perkins had 12 points and 10 assists, the first Zag to record 10 assists in a game since Matt Bouldin did at Pepperdine on Jan. 22, 2009.    The Bulldogs, who started the second half on a 17-0 run, improve to 14-3 overall and 4-0 in the WCC. The Lions are now 5-10 and have yet to wi...

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Sun, 7 Jan 2018 00:26:00 EST
UW snaps three-game losing streak to WSU, 70-65
PULLMAN, Wash.-- After leading by 10 points with 14:56 left in the second half, the Washington State Cougars let the game slip away against the rival Washington Huskies--dropping to 0-3 Pac-12 play by a score 70-65 Saturday afternoon. David Crisp gave the Huskies their first lead of the second half with a layup at the 3:21 mark. Husky freshman Jaylen Nowell hit a mid-range jumper with 25 seconds left to give UW a 68-65 lead. The Huskies extended that lead to five after the Cougars mi...

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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 23:44:00 EST
Bucs complete perfect NWC weekend with win over Pacific
Whitworth University held off visiting Pacific University 83-71 in a physical Northwest Conference men’s basketball game on Saturday night in the Whitworth Fieldhouse.

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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 23:41:00 EST
Ferenz & Co. lead the Way in Vandals' Win at Portland State
by Idaho Athletics PORTLAND—The Vandal women's basketball team went into the Pamplin Sports Center and ended Portland State's five-game winning streak on Saturday. Idaho hit the 100-point mark for the first time since 2016, closing the road trip with a 101-90 win. Junior Mikayla Ferenz posted a season-high 39 points in the win. Her scoring output marked the best performance in the Big Sky this season. Geraldine McCorkell finished with 23 points and seven bo...

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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 23:26:00 EST
Bulldogs Lead Wire-To-Wire Over LMU
by Gonzaga Athletics SPOKANE, Wash. - The Gonzaga Bulldogs ended the day the final unbeaten team in West Coast Conference play on Saturday, downing Loyola Marymount, 77-67, inside the McCarthey Athletic Center. The Zags led wire-to-wire with the game never being tied after the opening tip. Chandler Smith led the Zags with 19 points, hitting all 10 foul shots, joining Barta who achieved that feat twice last year, and Smith made four late to ice the game. She added seven boards to lea...

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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 23:03:00 EST
Eagles stay unbeaten at home behind Benzel's career-high 25
Junior Cody Benzel led four Eagles in double figures with career highs of 25 points and seven 3-pointers as the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team continued to remain unbeaten at home with an 82-67 victory against Sacramento State on Saturday.

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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 22:55:00 EST
Eastern women heat up in 83-72 win at Sac. State
The Eastern Washington University women's basketball team shot a season-high 49.2 percent from the field and had four in double-figures as they topped Sacramento State by a final score of 83-72 on Saturday afternoon.

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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 22:50:00 EST
Late run pushes Pacific past Whitworth, 80-72
The Pacific Boxers used 21 points from Liana Tanaka and a seven-point run in the final 1:44 to defeat the Whitworth Pirates 80-72 on Saturday evening. 

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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 01:44:00 EST
Lewis & Clark edges out Whitworth 74-71
Whitworth's attempt at a game-tying three-pointer at the final buzzer rimmed off and visiting Lewis & Clark came away with a 74-71 Northwest Conference women's basketball win on Friday night in the Whitworth Fieldhouse.

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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 23:04:00 EST
Yamamoto & Americans earn Bronze, Kral & Czechs fourth at WJC
The Spokane native and Edmonton Oilers draft pick finished the tournament with 2 goals and 2 assists, a +3 rating and 16 SOG.

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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 19:48:00 EST
Seahawks Bobby Wagner, Earl Thomas & Tyler Lockett earn All-Pro honors
Wagner was named to the Associated Press first-team All-Pro team for the third time in four years—he earned second-team honors in 2015.

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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 01:51:00 EST
Eagles fall to Portland State 75-60 despite career-high from Kapri Morrow
Violet Kapri Morrow led the way with a career-high 25 points, her second 20-plus point performance of the season.

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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 01:17:00 EST
Record-breaking performance from Bliznyuk lifts Eagles past Portland State 81-74
Bliznyuk scored 28 points and broke the school record for career free throws as the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team edged Portland State 81-74

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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 00:28:00 EST
Jill Barta leads Zags to 73-51 win over Pepperdine
Jill Barta led the Zags with 27 points on 12-of-17 shooting from the field, the most field goals a GU player has made this year and matching her career high for the third time.

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Thu, 4 Jan 2018 22:25:00 EST
Johnathan Williams a candidate for Senior CLASS Award
Sixty NCAA® men's and women's basketball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court were selected as candidates for the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate basketball.

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Thu, 4 Jan 2018 19:57:00 EST
Seattle Sounders 2018 schedule announced
The Sounders are hosting two of their five 2018 Cascadia Cup matchups against Portland and Vancouver, with the club playing the Timbers three times on national television. Portland is the only side Seattle faces three times this season.

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Thu, 4 Jan 2018 19:40:00 EST
Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin named to NFC Pro Bowl roster
Baldwin finished the season with 75 catches for 991 yards and eight touchdowns, giving him 3,188 receiving yards and 29 touchdowns over the past three seasons.

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Thu, 4 Jan 2018 19:31:00 EST
New basketball arena coming to Idaho's Moscow campus
The 62,000-square-foot, 4,200-seat arena will be a one-of-a-kind engineered wood structure, highlighting Idaho's wood products industry and providing a unique home for U of I's basketball programs as well as other activities.

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Thu, 4 Jan 2018 19:17:00 EST
Alex Grinch leaves WSU for Ohio State
The "Speed D" forced a conference-high 28 turnovers this past season, more than three times the amount of turnovers (8) that the Cougars forced in 2014 before Grinch's arrival.

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Wed, 3 Jan 2018 20:29:00 EST
2018 Mariners Caravan rolls into Spokane Jan. 10
On board the Caravan will be infielder Taylor Motter, catcher Mike Marjama, pitcher Marco Gonzales, broadcaster Aaron Goldsmith and the Mariner Moose.

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Wed, 3 Jan 2018 18:43:00 EST
Ben White invited to MLS Adidas Player Combine
The league will hold its annual combine from Jan. 11-17 at Orlando City Stadium, with representatives from all 23 MLS clubs scouting the top college prospects ahead of the Jan. 19 MLS SuperDraft in Philadelphia.

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Tue, 2 Jan 2018 18:17:00 EST
River Cracraft signs future contract with Denver Broncos
The players, who were all on the Broncos' practice squad in Week 17, will officially be added to the roster when the league year begins on March 14.

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Mon, 1 Jan 2018 18:19:00 EST
Eagles begin three-game homestand by hosting PSU
Portland State visits Reese Court Thursday for a game which tips-off at 6:05 p.m. and will be televised live regionally by SWX.

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Sun, 31 Dec 2017 02:15:00 EST
Zags waste no time burying Broncos in 101-52 drubbing
No. 20 Gonzaga left no doubt against Santa Clara, scoring the first 15 points of the game in a 101-52 rout of the Broncos Saturday inside the McCarthey Athletic Center.

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Sun, 31 Dec 2017 01:31:00 EST
Whitworth catches fire in 2nd half, routs Calvin 88-58
Whitworth put together its best 20 minutes of the season in an 88-58 win over visiting Calvin College in the finale of the Whitworth Men’s Classic sponsored by Quality Inn Oakwood on Saturday night.

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Sun, 31 Dec 2017 00:49:00 EST
Turnovers hurt Vandals as UNC snags 78-72 win
MOSCOW, Idaho—Idaho had four players score in double-figures, but Vandal turnovers proved costly on Saturday. Senior Geraldine McCorkell scored a team-high 20 points, but it was Northern Colorado who got the upper hand, 78-72.

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Sat, 30 Dec 2017 20:30:00 EST
Eags earn first Big Sky in comeback fashion over UND
An 8-0 run in the final minute of play helped lift the Eastern Washington University women's basketball team to a Big Sky Conference victory over North Dakota by a final score of 74-70 on Saturday afternoon.

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Sat, 30 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
Zags start WCC play 2-0 after 63-51 win at Santa Clara
The Zags methodically built a lead over Santa Clara on Saturday afternoon on the road, winning 63-51 to move to 2-0 in early West Coast Conference play

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Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:33:00 EST
Huskies beat USC 88-81 to open Pac-12 play
Jaylen Nowell added 16 points as the Huskies (11-3) put five players in double figures, shot a season-high 67 percent and snapped a 14-game conference losing streak.

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Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:28:00 EST
Eagles open Big Sky play with loss to Northern Colorado 88-75
A late rally came up short as the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team opened Big Sky Conference play with an 88-75 loss at Northern Colorado Friday.

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Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:21:00 EST
Vandals start of Big Sky play with 17-point win over North Dakota
Idaho has now won nine of its last 10 games that it hits at least 10 3's, including a 4-1 mark this season.

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Fri, 29 Dec 2017 21:20:00 EST
Cougs fall short against No. 10 Oregon
A big run by the No. 10 ranked Oregon Ducks (12-2, 1-0 Pac-12) in the opening quarter set the tone for the Cougars (7-6, 0-1 Pac-12) on the road as Washington State fell 89-56 to open Pac-12 play.

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Fri, 29 Dec 2017 01:42:00 EST
Cougars end season with Holiday Bowl loss to Michigan State 42-17
Michigan State generated 440 yards of total offense which included 227 yards rushing. The Spartans scored 21 points in the second quarter and finished the season with a 10-3 record.

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Fri, 29 Dec 2017 01:00:00 EST
Zags open up WCC play with 81-48 win over Pacific
Gonzaga outscored Pacific 50-27 in the second half and won the West Coast Conference opener for both teams 81-48 on Thursday night.

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Thu, 28 Dec 2017 02:51:00 EST
December 27th Holiday Bowl update: Cooling coffee, raccoon stories and game previews
From stories about pet raccoons to Mike Leach cooling his coffee and, oh yeah, game previews, the day before the Holiday Bowl had it all. Our Sam Adams and Lindsay Joy give you the full update from San Diego.

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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 02:51:00 EST
December 26th WSU Holiday Bowl Update: Grinch talks rumors, Cougs visit USS Essex
It was a busy day for the Cougars in San Diego. The team got ready for Michigan State on the practice field, defensive coordinator Alex Grinch talked about the rumors surrounding his job situation and the team visited the USS Essex.

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Sat, 23 Dec 2017 02:14:00 EST
WSU finishes non-conference with 73-61 win at Nebraska
Behind another double-double from Louise Brown (12 points, 12 rebounds) and a balanced effort on both sides of the floor Washington State (7-5) came away with a wire-to-wire win at Nebraska (9-4) Friday afternoon.

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Sat, 23 Dec 2017 02:11:00 EST
3-pointers lift Cougars past Bethune-Cookman 86-58
WSU made 15 three-pointers and ranks sixth nationally at 11.6 made threes per game. Bethune-Cookman only managed five assists all game to the Cougars 19.

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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 02:13:00 EST
Vandals stumble against UC Irvine 67-59
Victor Sanders led the way offensively, finishing with a team-high 17 points. Brayon Blake added 11, while Perrion Callandret finished with 10.

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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 02:09:00 EST
Zags beat Western Illinois 80-65
The Gonzaga Bulldogs picked up a signature and impressive win on Thursday night, 80-65, over Western Illinois, who had defeated No. 18 Stanford on the road on Monday night.

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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 02:04:00 EST
Gonzaga falls to San Diego State 72-70
San Diego State, which overcame poor shooting, upset No. 12 Gonzaga 72-70 on Thursday night.

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Thu, 21 Dec 2017 01:04:00 EST
Eastern closes non-conference schedule with 94-66 win over Providence
For the second-straight game, the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team led from start to finish and ended its non-conference campaign with a 94-66 victory over Providence.

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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 21:14:00 EST
UW welcomes 18 new Dawgs on Early Signing Day
he Washington football program received National Letters of Intent from 18 future student-athletes on the opening day of the first-ever early signing period for NCAA Division I football. 

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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 20:38:00 EST
Cougars sign 18 in Early Signing Day Period
Washington State Football opened the December Signing Period by signing 18 to National Letters of Intent to join Washington State.

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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 20:28:00 EST
Vandals ink 12 on first day of early signing period
"This is a great class for us," said head coach Paul Petrino. "Our staff did a really good job of addressing our needs and finding great young men. We are excited for each of them to be part of our program."

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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 19:13:00 EST
Eagles sign seven in first-ever December signing period
The signees included a pair of All-State selections from Washington – defensive tackle Joshua Jerome out of Monroe and wide receiver Champ Grayson from Kamiakin. The Eagles also signed quarterback Simon Burkett from Meridian High School in Bellingham, Wash.

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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:31:00 EST
Whitworth falls at home to Wheaton 92-84
Aston Francis scored 21 points and dished nine assists to lead visiting Wheaton College to a 92-84 win over 7th-ranked Whitworth University.

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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:29:00 EST
Huskies dominant in 106-55 win over Bethune-Cookman
Washington (9-3) matched its entire win total from the 2016-17 season before the end of the non-conference schedule and for a change the Huskies put away an opponent.

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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 20:37:00 EST
Seattle Seahawks Playoff Scenarios
The Seattle Seahawks are in danger of missing out on the playoffs after Sunday's 42-7 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Seattle has become accustomed to playing in the postseason, making the playoffs each of the last five seasons and eleven times since 2003.

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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
Four Seahawks earn Pro Bowl honors
This is the seventh year in a row the Seahawks have had a least four players earn Pro-Bowl honors.

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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 19:50:00 EST
Pair of Eagles selected to All-America teams for Underclassmen
A pair of Eastern Washington University football players from the 2017 have been selected as NCAA Football Championship Subdivision All-Americans in their respective classes by Hero Sports.

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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 18:55:00 EST
Bogdan Bliznyuk named Big Sky Player of the Week
In two games – including an overtime loss at Wyoming and a 28-point NCAA Division I home win, the Big Sky Player of the Year candidate averaged 23.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game.

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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:20:00 EST
Killian Tillie leads No. 12 Gonzaga over IUPUI 101-71
Tillie scored a career-high 27 points, and Williams added 17 points and 14 rebounds as No. 12 Gonzaga pounded IUPUI 101-71.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 22:59:00 EST
Vandals cruise to 30-point win over Western Michigan
Victor Sanders led the way for Idaho with 25 points on 9-of-14 shooting.  He also made six 3-pointers, tying his season-high.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 19:57:00 EST
Cougars extend Mike Leach through 2022 Season
Under the revised agreement, Leach's 2018 compensation will be $3.5 million, $3.75 million in 2019 and $4 million in 2020. Following year three (2020 season), Leach will also receive a one-time retention bonus of $750,000.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 19:39:00 EST
Eagles fall to Saint Mary's 76-56 in Traveler's Basketball Invitational
Delaney Hodgins put together her seventh straight double digit scoring game – ninth this season and 87th time in her career.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 18:30:00 EST
Whitworth falls to Howard Payne 78-75
Douglas (16 pts) and Kieckbusch (14 pts) contributed double-figure scoring for the Pirates.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 18:17:00 EST
Zykera Rice named WCC Player of the Week
This is Rice’s first career player of the week honor. She joins Jill Barta this year who received the honor on December 4.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:27:00 EST
Thunderbirds stomp Chiefs 10-3 before holiday break
The Spokane Chiefs, in their third game in as many nights, fell to the Seattle Thunderbirds on Sunday at Spokane Arena by a score of 10-3.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:23:00 EST
Rice's career day leads Zags past Saint Francis
The Gonzaga Bulldogs had an outstanding performance, top-to-bottom, through their lineup as they defeated Saint Francis at home on Sunday, 97-74.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:18:00 EST
Eags crush Cal State Northridge in return home
The Eastern Washington University men's basketball team led by double digits for the last 27 minutes of the game and handily defeated CSUN (Cal State Northridge) 86-58 Sunday (Dec. 17) at Reese Court in Cheney, Wash.

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:15:00 EST
#12 Zags need overtime to survive scare from North Dakota
North Dakota nearly left Spokane with a shocking upset loss of Gonzaga, but the No. 12 Bulldogs rallied for an 89-83 win in overtime Saturday inside the McCarthey Athletic Center.

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:26:00 EST
Brayon Blake leads Idaho past Simon Fraser
Idaho got back to its winning ways on Friday night in the Cowan Spectrum, defeating Simon Fraser, 73-54.

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:19:00 EST
Chiefs end Everett's nine game win streak
The Spokane Chiefs pulled out the victory in back-and-forth game against the Everett Silvertips on Friday night, snapping Everett’s nine-game winning streak. Carolina Hurricanes prospect Hudson Elynuik led the way offensively with two goals – including the game-winner – and an assist.

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:04:00 EST
Whitworth baseball coach Dan Ramsay accepts manager position in Twins organization
Dan Ramsay, who has guided the Whitworth University baseball program for the last nine years, is leaving the school to become the manager of the Minnesota Twins' minor league team in the Gulf Coast League.

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:02:00 EST
Idaho women come up short against Seattle U
The Vandals hit the floor inside Cowan Spectrum for the first time this season on Friday night. Idaho got 21 points from junior Mikayla Ferenz and a career-high 13 from sophomore Isabelle Hadden as Idaho's seven-game win streak against the Redhawks came to a close, 68-60.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:32:00 EST
Winterhawks edge out Chiefs 4-2
The Spokane Chiefs suffered a tough loss on Tuesday night as they fell to the visiting Portland Winterhawks, 4-2.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:25:00 EST
Eastern Washington falls to Wyoming 83-88 in overtime
Wyoming rallied from a six-point deficit with 33 seconds left in regulation to prevail 93-88 in overtime.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:16:00 EST
Cade Coffey named Freshman All-American
A native of Rathdrum, Idaho, and second-team All-Sun Belt selection, Coffey handled punting and kicking duties for the Vandals.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:52:00 EST
Mata'afa having historic year for the Cougars
Mata'afa becomes the Cougars' first defensive lineman consensus All-American since Rein Long accomplished this feat back in 2002.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:37:00 EST
Hercules Mata'afa named Polynesian College Football Player of the Year
The award is presented annually to the most outstanding Polynesian college football player that epitomizes great ability and integrity.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:48:00 EST
Eagles claim second straight win, topping Cal Poly 75-72
EWU had four players in double-figures for the first time this season. Senior Delaney Hodgins led the way with 18, followed closely by Uriah Howard and Violet Kapri Morrow who had 17 apiece.

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:12:00 EST
Mata’afa and O’Connell named AP All-Americans
Mata'afa, already named to the All-America First Team by SI.com and the Walter Camp Foundation, is the first Cougar defensive player to earn All-America honors since Deone Bucannon in 2013.

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:57:00 EST
Gonzaga's Larsen stands tall through tragedy, adversity
Gonzaga's Jacob Larsen has battled through adversity and dealt with unthinkable tragedy to get to where he is today. Now, as a redshirt freshman, the Zags' Danish big man is seizing his opportunities as he continues to grow in life and basketball.

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:08:00 EST
Martin, Jr. no longer with WSU football team
Tavares Martin, Jr., Washington State's leading wide receiver, was recently dismissed from the team for reasons still not quite clear.

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:02:00 EST
No. 12 Gonzaga bounces back to beat rival Huskies 97-70
SEATTLE--Sunday night, the Gonzaga men's basketball team defeated Washington Huskies 97-70 to improve to 8-2 on the season. Senior forward Johnathan Williams scored 23 points while grabbing 12 rebounds. As a team the Zags shot above 50 percent from the field as they never trailed in the contest. Up next for Gonzaga is a home contest against North Dakota on Saturday December 16.

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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 02:36:00 EST
Chiefs unleash teddy bears and goals against Thunderbirds in 9-2 win
Saturday night, the Spokane Chiefs held their annual Teddy Bear Toss night where they defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 9-2.

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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 02:27:00 EST
Idaho loses on the road at CSU Bakersfield 66-55
Idaho Athletics BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Turnovers were the story on Saturday night, with Idaho falling at CSU Bakersfield, 66-55.   THE GAME   Idaho jumped to a quick lead in the opening minutes, taking a 14-8 lead midway through the frame.  The Vandals would go cold for a long stretch from there, with Bakersfield going on a 15-0 run over the next nine minutes.  Victor Sanders ended the cold stretch with a 3-ball with two minutes to play in the half, but Idaho...

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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 02:13:00 EST
Gonzaga loses heartbreaker to UNLV 52-50
Gonzaga Athletics SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga Bulldogs erased an eight-point fourth quarter UNLV lead and led by two late, but fell to UNLV on Saturday afternoon inside the McCarthey Athletic Center, 52-50. The Zags had a out-of-bounds call on the court reversed and had possession up 50-48 with 1:17 remaining, but a turnover at the offensive end led to an eventual layup for UNLV with a foul, and an offensive rebound on the free throw that led to a put-back for the 52-50 lead....

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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 02:06:00 EST
Whitworth falls to Carroll College in Holiday Classic 78-56
The Pirates couldn't hold off Carroll College in the Holiday Classic finale, losing 78-56.

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Sat, 9 Dec 2017 02:21:00 EST
Whitworth beats Colorado College 65-50 behind Douglas' 26 pts
Grace Douglas scored 24 of her 26 points in the second half to lead the Whitworth Pirates to a 65-50 win over the Colorado College Tigers. 

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Sat, 9 Dec 2017 02:15:00 EST
Eagles cruises to 88-42 victory over Multnomah
Eastern Washington was led offensively by Delaney Hodgins who had 24 points and Uriah Howard who added a career-high 18.

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Thu, 7 Dec 2017 02:49:00 EST
Gonzaga wins tight one in Pullman over WSU 64-56
Zykera Rice took over late with 19 points, 13 in the second half, seven rebounds, and big play after big play as GU took control in the fourth quarter.

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Thu, 7 Dec 2017 02:12:00 EST
Vandals roll past Cougars 91-64
The Battle didn't last very long on Wednesday night in the Cowan Spectrum, with Idaho running away to the 91-64 win over Washington State.

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Wed, 6 Dec 2017 02:25:00 EST
Zags fall to Villanova 88-72 in Jimmy V Classic
Bridges, a 6-foot-7 junior guard, had shown Villanova (9-0) what he could do this season with three games of 20-plus points that already signaled he may be the best player on the Big East champs.

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Tue, 5 Dec 2017 02:06:00 EST
Zach Norvell Jr. named WCC Player of the Week
Norvell, Jr. is one of six Zags averaging double-digit scoring at 10 points per game.

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Tue, 5 Dec 2017 02:03:00 EST
Jill Barta named WCC Player of the Week
Barta had another outstanding week in averaging a near-double-double with 24.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in Gonzaga’s two dominating wins

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Tue, 5 Dec 2017 02:01:00 EST
Luke Falk wins Burlsworth Trophy
The Burlsworth Trophy is given to the top player who began his career as a walk-on.

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Mon, 4 Dec 2017 02:13:00 EST
Eastern Washington falls to Seattle U 84-65
Seattle made 51 percent of its shots while EWU – which hadn't played in over a week -- struggled to a 39-percent afternoon, and the Eagles lost to the Redhawks 84-65 on Sunday.

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Mon, 4 Dec 2017 02:09:00 EST
Eagles fall to Boise State despite 26 points from Hodgins
The Eastern Washington University women's basketball team battled Boise State to the final minutes, but couldn't overcome a scoring drought in the second quarter, falling 61-57

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Sun, 3 Dec 2017 17:57:00 EST
Huskies to face Penn State in Fiesta Bowl
The Huskies (10-2) were ranked No. 11 in the final College Football Playoff rankings while the Nittany Lions (10-2) were No. 9.

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Sun, 3 Dec 2017 17:54:00 EST
Cougars return to Holiday Bowl to face Michigan State
The Cougars' opened the season with six-straight victories, including wins over No. 5 and No. 15 Stanford. Michigan State will enter the game with a 9-3 overall record.

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Sat, 2 Dec 2017 21:50:00 EST
Zags Fill The Stat Sheet In Win Over PSU
by Gonzaga Athletics SPOKANE, Wash. - The Gonzaga Bulldogs put their best collective offensive and defensive effort of the season so far together on Saturday afternoon and won convincingly, 91-52, over visiting Portland State. Multiple Zags had extremely impressive stat lines, beginning with Jill Barta who scored 30 points with seven rebounds. It marked her fifth career 30+ point game, setting a new school record. Chandler Smith was two assists short of a triple-double with 10 point...

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Sat, 2 Dec 2017 21:48:00 EST
Vandals Close Season With 24-10 Win at Georgia State
by Idaho Athletics ATLANTA- Idaho's defense created four takeaways and the offense had its most prolific outing in more than a month as the Vandals closed the season with a 24-10 win Saturday, at Georgia State. Idaho (4-8, 3-5 Sun Belt) shutout the Panthers (6-5, 5-3 Sun Belt) in the second half, allowing GSU to gain just 132 yards of total offense after intermission.   Senior running back Aaron Duckworth rushed for 113 yards in his final collegiate game, cracking the 1,000-yard...

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Sat, 2 Dec 2017 01:55:00 EST
Gonzaga rolls past No. 25 Creighton 91-74
Creighton led 44-37 at halftime, after shooting 58 percent. But the Bluejays were outscored 54-30 in the second half as their shooting percentage dropped to 37.9 while the Zags were making better than 62 percent of their shots.

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Sat, 2 Dec 2017 01:31:00 EST
Chiefs fall at home to Rockets, 4-2
With the Americans losing in regulation tonight, the Chiefs hold onto second place in the U.S. Division.

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Fri, 1 Dec 2017 22:44:00 EST
WSU volleyball captures NCAA first round victory
Four Cougs reached double-digit kills led by Mims' 28, followed by Jocelyn Urias' 13 kills (.444), and Claire Martin and Ella Lajos (.375) with 10 kills each.

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Fri, 1 Dec 2017 01:51:00 EST
Sounders headed back to MLS Cup after 5-0 aggregate win over Dynamo
The result means that the Sounders will, once again, take on Eastern Conference Champion Toronto FC with a chance to repeat on the line when the clubs meet for MLS Cup 2017 on Saturday, Dec. 9.

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Fri, 1 Dec 2017 00:39:00 EST
Gonzaga wins 14th straight against Eagles, 69-45
The Zags dominated the glass 43-25 and forced 19 turnovers for 25 points, a theme for this team this season.

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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 20:01:00 EST
Isaiah Johnson-Mack to transfer from WSU
The Cougars receiver finished the regular season third on the team in catches (60) and second in yards (555) and touchdowns (5).

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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:31:00 EST
Nelson Cruz named winner of Outstanding DH Award
Cruz led the American League with 119 RBIs while putting up a .288/.375/.549 slash line with 39 home runs in 155 games. He was fourth in the AL in home runs and fifth in slugging percentage and OPS.

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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:18:00 EST
WSU and Boise State to resume series in 2026 and 2027
The first game is scheduled for Sept. 19, 2026 at Martin Stadium, with the return contest Sept. 27, 2027 in Boise.

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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 01:28:00 EST
Hutchison's 44 lifts Boise State past San Diego State 83-80
  Chandler Hutchison sank seven 3-pointers and scored a program-record 44 points to lift Boise State to an 83-80 win over San Diego State on Saturday night.

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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:20:00 EST
Northern Colorado uses 20-0 run to beat Idaho State 94-80
  Andre Spight scored seven of his career-high 30 points during a 20-0 first-half run and Northern Colorado beat Idaho State 94-80 on Saturday.

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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:52:00 EST
Sanders, Blake help Idaho defeat Eastern Washington 58-51
  Victor Sanders scored 18 points and Brayon Blake added 11, including a key 3-pointer late, as Idaho pulled away in the last 13 minutes to defeat Eastern Washington 58-51 Friday night, capping a comeback from 14 points down...

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 23:09:00 EST
North Dakota beats Idaho State 81-58 for 1st Big Sky win
  Cortez Seales scored 14 points, Marlon Stewart and Conner Avants added 13 apiece, and North Dakota snapped an eight-game skid with an 81-58 win over Idaho State on Thursday night.

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 05:34:00 EST
Sports Minute: Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
  C J McCollum had 27 points and seven assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-106 in the opener of a four-game trip. Shabazz Napier added 21 points and Jusuf Nurkic had 20 points and eight...

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:42:00 EST
Hutchison scores 21, Boise State beats Fresno State 70-64
  Chandler Hutchison had 21 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for his eighth double-double of the season, Alex Hobbs scored 15 of his 20 points in the first half and Boise State beat Fresno State 70-64 on Tuesday night.

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Sun, 7 Jan 2018 00:53:00 EST
Portland State edges Idaho 73-72 with last-second put-back
  Deontae North scored 30 points and Holland Woods got the winning putback to lift Portland State to a 73-72 win over Idaho on Saturday night.

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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 23:26:00 EST
Dalton, Wyoming rally from down 16, beat Boise St. in OT
  Hayden Dalton had 29 points and 12 rebounds and Justin James scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half to help Wyoming overcome a 16-point halftime deficit for a 79-78 overtime win over Boise State on Saturday night.

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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 23:26:00 EST
Idaho State holds off Northern Arizona 64-60
  Jared Stutzman finished with 18 points and eight rebounds to help Idaho State hold off Northern Arizona 64-60.

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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 14:59:00 EST
Mountain West suspends New Mexico guard over sportsmanship
  Officials with the Mountain West Conference say New Mexico guard Troy Simons is being issued a one-game suspension for multiple violations of the conference's sportsmanship rule.

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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 00:42:00 EST
Idaho closes with 15-0 run, rallies past Sacramento St 69-68
  Victor Sanders scored 21 points, Idaho closed on a 15-0 run and survived a scoreless drought over the last two minutes to rally past Sacramento State 69-68 on Thursday night.

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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:40:00 EST
Grizzly Sports Report 1-15-18
The Griz and Lady Griz go 4-0 over the weekend sweeping Sacramento State and Portland State and now BOTH teams are in first place in the Big Sky Conference. Big Sky player of the week Michael Oguine and Madi Schoening join host Shaun Rainey to talk about the successful weekend. With Griz Head Coach Travis DeCuire out on the recruiting trail Assistant Rachi Wortham takes his place. 

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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:23:00 EST
Super 8 Plays of the Week 1/15
Check out this week's top plays!

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:06:00 EST
Injuries to key scorers thin out lines for Blue Jackets
Four key Columbus Blue Jackets' forwards and a defensemen went down to injuries in recent weeks, leaving coach John Tortorella to patch together lines with help from minor-league Cleveland.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:06:00 EST
Tomlin not ready to endorse Haley's return in 2018
Todd Haley's contract as the offensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers is up and his status is uncertain.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:06:00 EST
Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts
One of the dozens of sexual abuse victims of a disgraced former Michigan sports doctor has warned at his sentencing hearing that "little girls don't stay little forever.".

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:06:00 EST
Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski found dead
  Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski found dead in apartment.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:06:00 EST
NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events
The hot tempers that flared up during the Los Angeles Clippers' victory over the Houston Rockets have carried over after the game.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:06:00 EST
Amid misbehavior everywhere, NBA may need to flex its muscle
A shameful series of high-profile events may force the NBA to take some serious action.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:06:00 EST
Davis scores 45, Pelicans beat Celtics 116-113 in OT
Anthony Davis had 45 points and 16 rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 116-113 overtime victory over Boston, ending the Celtics' seven-game winning streak.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:06:00 EST
Jaguars rookie Leonard Fournette uninjured in car accident
  Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette escaped injury after what authorities say was a minor, three-car crash.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:06:00 EST
Jags 'threw a tantrum' when Marrone started making changes
The Jacksonville Jaguars "threw a tantrum" when coach Doug Marrone started making changes.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:54:00 EST
Nadal into 3rd round; Wozniacki saves 2 MPs to advance
A 15-year-old qualifier and the No. 4-seeded Elina Svitolina were among three Ukrainian women who had matches starting simultaneously Wednesday and progressed to the third round of the Australian Open.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:13:00 EST
Young and bold, Kostyuk enjoying Aussie Open run at age 15
Ukrainian teenager Marta Kostyuk was such a perfectionist when she started playing tennis as a child, she'd blow up in anger if she missed even a single ball.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:33:00 EST
Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski found dead
  Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:05:00 EST
Washington State suspends Langston for violating team rules
  Washington State has suspended guard KJ Langston indefinitely for a violation of team rules.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:29:00 EST
Seahawks hire Schottenheimer, Norton as coordinators
  The Seattle Seahawks have hired Brian Schottenheimer as their offensive coordinator and are bringing back Ken Norton Jr. to oversee the defense.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:40:00 EST
Sports Minute: Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
  The first of two regular-season meetings between No. 13 Gonzaga and Saint Mary's is the first step in determining a West Coast Conference champion. The Zags and Gaels have combined to win 17 straight regular-season WCC...

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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:23:00 EST
Seahawks' Jeremy Lane arrested on investigation of DUI
  Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane has been arrested on investigation of driving under the influence.

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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 22:34:00 EST
RB Myles Gaskin returning to Washington for senior season
  Washington star running back Myles Gaskin will return to school for his senior season rather than enter the NFL draft.

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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 21:46:00 EST
Stanford women cruise to 71-45 win over Washington
  Alanna Smith scored 19 points with 8-for-13 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Stanford past Washington for a 71-45 win Sunday.

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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 18:38:00 EST
Anigwe has 30 points, 17 boards; No. 24 Cal women win 66-60
  Kristine Anigwe scored 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and No. 24 Cal overcame Washington State 66-60 on Sunday.

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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:05:00 EST
Knicks sign former lottery pick Trey Burke
  The New York Knicks have signed guard Trey Burke, a former lottery pick who had been playing with their G League team.

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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 23:45:00 EST
No. 15 Gonzaga holds off San Francisco 75-65
  Johnathan Williams scored 17 points and Josh Perkins added 16 to lead No. 15 Gonzaga to its 18th straight road victory in the West Coast Conference, 75-65 over San Francisco on Saturday night.

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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:33:00 EST
Stanford earns road sweep with 73-64 win over Washington
  One-time Washington commit Daejon Davis returned to his hometown and had 16 points, Reid Travis also finished with 16 points, and Stanford completed its first two-game road sweep in conference play in nearly eight years...

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