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Sports Thompson leads Huskies to 44-19 rout of Illini Thompson leads Huskies to 44-19 rout of Illini (Photo Gallery)
Linebacker Shaq Thompson returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown, picked up a fumble and rumbled 52 yards for another score, and Washington routed Illinois 44-19 on Saturday, improving to 3-0 under Chris Petersen.
Sports NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever
In the span of five days, America's favorite sport bombarded fans with a video of one player punching his wife, details about a former MVP hitting his son with a tree branch, reminders of two more lingering domestic violence cases - all being overseen by a commissioner, Roger Goodell, who has looked ill-suited to handle any of it.
Sports Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic violence by its players.
Sports Players' union reps approve HGH testing for '14 Players' union reps approve HGH testing for '14
Hours after the players' union voted Friday to accept an NFL proposal on drug policy changes that included HGH testing, the league says it is not a done deal.
Sports Mariners use long ball to beat Oakland 4-2 Mariners use long ball to beat Oakland 4-2
Robinson Cano, Kendrys Morales and Logan Morrison homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 4-2 on Friday night to pull within a half-game of the Athletics for the top spot in the AL wild-card chase.
Sports Vikings' Adrian Peterson accused of child abuse Vikings' Adrian Peterson accused of child abuse
Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted on Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son and the team benched him for this weekend's game against New England.
Sports Batters always at risk despite protection Batters always at risk despite protection
Life can change in a second in the batter's box. That's roughly the amount of time, sometimes less, that a major league hitter has to decide whether to swing at a pitch - or perhaps duck out of the way.
Sports UW Huskies set to host 2-0 Illinois UW Huskies set to host 2-0 Illinois
Illinois visiting Washington was supposed to be the first major test of Chris Petersen's initial season with the Huskies. Challenges are all the Huskies have faced in their first two weeks.
Sports Altuve helps Astros beat Mariners, 5-2 Altuve helps Astros beat Mariners, 5-2
Jose Altuve had two hits and an RBI and the Houston Astros damaged the Seattle Mariners post-season hopes with a 5-2 victory Wednesday.
Sports Villar, McHugh help Astros edge Mariners 2-1 Villar, McHugh help Astros edge Mariners 2-1
Jonathan Villar hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning to lift Collin McHugh and the Houston Astros over the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Tuesday night.