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Sports No. 16 Washington routs Grambling State 86-38 No. 16 Washington routs Grambling State 86-38
In previous seasons when Washington was playing lesser competition and was clearly the more dominant side, coach Lorenzo Romar would invariably burn a timeout at some point to remind and refocus his team.
Sports Arizona turns to little-known QB for biggest game Arizona turns to little-known QB for biggest game
Arizona coach Bruce Arians cut quarterback Ryan Lindley at the end of the preseason. Now he's put the offense in Lindley's hands in the biggest game of the Cardinals' season.

Mariners

Mariners AP: Kendrys Morales, Royals reach $17M, 2-year deal
The Kansas City Royals and veteran slugger Kendrys Morales agreed to a $17 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press on Thursday.
Mariners Shopping frenzy: Mariners Toy Spree (Video)
The staff at Toys R Us in Bellevue is likely still stocking shelves Wednesday after a huge, pre-dawn shopping spree.

The store opened up for Toys for Kids, a non-profit that buys presents for kids served through local homeless and other charitable groups.

Seahawks

Seahawks Seahawks know stakes, but not hyping Arizona trip
After the drama and turmoil early in the season, the Seattle Seahawks are where they expected to be with two weeks left, on the cusp of being back in the playoffs and with a chance at still landing the No. 1 seed in the NFC.
Seahawks With 49ers done, Harbaugh future will overshadow final 2 weeks
Jim Harbaugh welcomes a sit-down with 49ers CEO Jed York and general manager Trent Baalke to discuss the future - his future - after a season that will end in two weeks without a playoff berth for the first time during his four-year tenure.

Sounders

Seattle Sounders FC Sounders ousted from playoffs despite 2-1 win against LA
Clint Dempsey had a goal and assist in the first half to give Seattle the lead, but Juninho's tiebreaking road goal early in the second half sent the Los Angeles Galaxy to the MLS Cup final for the ninth time in franchise history after their Western Conference championship with the Seattle Sounders ended 2-2 on aggregate.

Storm

Storm Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury
Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury.

College

Little Heroes

Sports Huskies land 3 on AP All-American 1st team Huskies land 3 on AP All-American 1st team
Shaq Thompson, Danny Shelton and Hau'oli Kikaha walked off the practice field Tuesday chatting about the history the Washington trio had made.
Sports Union takes NFL to court over Adrian Peterson Union takes NFL to court over Adrian Peterson
The NFL Players Association filed a federal lawsuit Monday for Adrian Peterson, asking the court to dismiss an arbitration ruling that upheld the NFL's suspension of the star running back.
Sports Seahawks knock 49ers out of contention with 17-7 win Seahawks knock 49ers out of contention with 17-7 win (Photo Gallery)
The Seahawks first had to knock their most-heated rival out of contention. Marshawn Lynch rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown, Russell Wilson threw a touchdown pass to rookie Paul Richardson, and Seattle kept up its chase for a division title and No. 1 seed with a 17-7 win over San Francisco on Sunday.
Sports Here comes that word again: CLINCH Here comes that word again: CLINCH
It creeps into everyone's conversation and thoughts as the NFL season winds down. It's a word most coaches and players try to avoid uttering, yet always are aware of.
Sports Photos: Sad 49ers Photos: Sad 49ers
Sports Surging Seahawks host slumping rival 49ers Surging Seahawks host slumping rival 49ers
Richard Sherman and Russell Wilson sat at a table placed on the San Francisco 49ers logo at the 50-yard-line, chomping down on turkey in a made-for-TV moment.