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WR Silvels commits to WSU Cougars football team

PULLMAN — Last year, Washington State lured Patrick Henry High (San Diego, Calif.) receiver Dezmon Patmon to Pullman. This year, Patmon’s teammate, Dominick Silvels, has decided to follow suit.

UW quarterback Browning undergoes shoulder surgery

SEATTLE — Washington quarterback Jake Browning has had surgery on his throwing shoulder, nearly two months after injuring his right arm during a November game, multiple sources told The Seattle Times.

Cable will remain with Seahawks

SEATTLE — The San Francisco 49ers plan to offer their head coaching job to Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan whenever the Falcons’ season ends.

Graham and Wright added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

SEATTLE — Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham and linebacker K.J. Wright have been added to the NFC Pro Bowl team, it was announced Tuesday, a development that helps Wright fulfill what he admitted was a career goal of getting an invite to the game.

2017 UW football schedule released

SEATTLE — The Washington Huskies will begin defense of their Pac-12 Conference title with a championship-game rematch against Colorado in Boulder on Sept. 23, the conference announced Wednesday in releasing the Pac-12’s 2017 football schedule.

Mariners’ Edgar Martinez falls short in bid for Baseball Hall of Fame induction in 2017

A change in thinking about the value of a designated hitter, the evolving use of sabermetric measures and growing sentiment among eligible voters gave Edgar Martinez his highest percentage of Baseball Hall of Fame votes since appearing on the ballot. But it wasn’t enough to for the Mariners’ great to garner induction for the 2017 class headed to Cooperstown, New York.

Washington State outclassed by Utah

PULLMAN — Utah forward Kyle Kuzma and guard Lorenzo Bonam combined for 36 points on 13-of-20 shooting from the field to lead the hot-shooting Utes to an 88-47 victory Wednesday over Washington State in a Pac-12 game at Pullman.

Wicheta | The beauty of ice climbing

Has it been cold enough for you this winter? Too cold, you say? Not if you’re in the cadre of local frozen waterfall ice climbers who’ve been high-fiving each other the last few weeks. This winter has been one of the best ice climbing seasons in over 10 years, thanks to the sustained cold. 

NFL looking at discipline for Seahawks

RENTON —  The NFL is looking into whether the Seahawks violated league rules when they did not reveal that cornerback Richard Sherman had a knee injury that coach Pete Carroll has said was both “significant” and “legit,” according to a report Tuesday morning from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, which is run by the league.

Green, James at odds over rivalry status

OAKLAND, Calif. — After the Warriors served the Cleveland Cavaliers up with a 126-91 thumping Monday night at Oracle Arena, vocal Golden State leader Draymond Green disagreed with LeBron James’ assertion that the teams aren’t rivals.

Saunders signs with Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Outfielder Michael Saunders and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed on a $9 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said.

Martinez has real shot at the Hall of Fame

In past years, it was just another day to Edgar Martinez. Maybe he'd focus on one of his many businesses or charitable endeavors, or more recently focus on the looming spring training and his duties as the Mariners' hitting coach.

Porter leads No. 8 Nathan Hale over No. 7 Oak Hill

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Nearly 3,000 miles separate Nathan Hale High School and Springfield College’s Naismith Court at Blake Arena. Michael Porter Jr. and the rest of the Raiders felt no jet lag from the trip, putting away Oak Hill Academy 80-77 Monday.