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Everybody out: MSR snowshoes - a reliable choice

I have used many different brands of snowshoes but find those made by MSR particularly reliable. The hinge system is based metal on metal. Others are hinged in heavy plastic or rubber and can wear out or break. Below are thoughts I have about MSR snowshoes in general as well as thoughts about a test pair of MSR snowshoes I am currently using that don’t yet have a name.

Lakers shake up front office, Magic at the helm

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers have shaken up their front office, promoting team legend Magic Johnson to president of basketball operations and firing general manager Mitch Kupchak and vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss.

Weiters, Nats come to terms on two-year deal

WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals have reached agreement with former Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters on a two-year, $21 million deal, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Jim Bowden on Tuesday.

Free agent Mitchell to visit Seahawks

The Seahawks are expected to get a visit next week from free agent defensive tackle Earl Mitchell, according to a report Saturday from’s Mike Garafolo.

More snow on the way for area ski hills

NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON — The winter weather advisory issued Monday is expected to drop 6 to 11 inches of snow mainly along the southern Cascade ski areas.

Barnes waived after Cousins trade to Big Easy

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Kings have waived veteran forward Matt Barnes to create the necessary roster room to complete their DeMarcus Cousins trade with the New Orleans Pelicans, general manager Vlade Divac announced Monday.

Gonzaga No. 1 for fourth-straight week

Gonzaga is No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the fourth straight week, eclipsing the 2013 team’s three-week stint as the longest in program history.

No D, but a lot of dunks in West’s win over East

NEW ORLEANS —- It was less a basketball game than 48 minutes of Harlem Globetrotters layup drills, but New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis was not apologizing for his record 52 points Sunday night in lifting the West to a 192-182 playground-style rout of the East in the 66th NBA All-Star Game.

Stars come out for All-Star Weekend

NEW ORLEANS — Eric Gordon of the Houston Rockets scored 21 3-pointers and beat Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving (18) in the tiebreaker round of the 3-point contest at Smoothie Center in New Orleans on Friday to claim the 3-point crown.

Webber, McGrady lead Hall of Fame finalists

NEW ORLEANS — Five-time NBA All-Star Chris Webber and former league scoring champion Tracy McGrady are among 14 finalists for this year’s Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class. The finalists, who include four former NBA players and seven coaches, were announced on Saturday in New Orleans.

Gonzaga thumps Pacific, moves to 28-0

SPOKANE — Top-ranked Gonzaga had five scorers in double figures led by Nigel Williams-Goss’ 18 points in the Bulldogs’ 82-61 win over Pacific in a West Coast Conference game on Saturday.