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Saturday Night

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Sunday Night

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Monday Night

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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. 

Wild welcome in Spruce Kings for two-game set at Town Toyota Center

WENATCHEE — When the Prince George Spruce King come to town for a two-game set against the Wenatchee Wild at Town Toyota Center on Friday and Saturday, the mini-series could be a preview of the British Columbia Hockey League Mainland Division semifinals.

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.

Snow in the forecast for ski hills around the region

NCW — Say aloha to the sunshine as wild weather is forecast with snow initially falling late Monday, and then quickly shifts to gusty winds, heavy rain and a high avalanche danger, which won’t be a pretty sight on the hillsides for skiers and snowboarders.

Plum leads No. 8 UW women over No. 19 ASU

TEMPE, Ariz. — UW guard and superstar Kelsey Plum overcame a tough first half to score 13 of the Huskies’ last 17 points, totalling 15 in the fourth quarter to lead the Huskies over the Arizona State Sun Devils on Sunday in Arizona.

Prep spotlight: Cashmeres Abbie Johnson has taken the lessons she learned as an underclassman to help lead this year’s Bulldogs to the top of the 1A girls hoops state rankings

Three years ago, Abbie Johnson was a small fish in a big pond; a freshman starter for a veteran Cashmere girls basketball team with high aspirations. Today, the size of the pond is still the same, as Cashmere once again harbors hopes of a deep run in the 1A girls basketball state tournament. But Johnson is no longer the frightened freshman. Instead, the now-senior is the driving force leading the Bulldogs on a season-long journey toward greatness.

Correction on “Game Night at Town Toyota Center” article

In the article “Game Night at Town Toyota Center,” published on Tuesday, Jan. 17, the author refers to public address announcer Ernie Rodriguez as Ernie Williams. The mistake has been corrected in the online version. 

Wild shoot 61 shots, beat Coquitlam

WENATCHEE -- The Wenatchee Wild made quick work of the visiting Coquitlam Express during a rare British Columbia Hockey League Monday night matchup at Town Toyota Center.

Kelly interviews for Jaguars’ OC position

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly has interviewed with the Jacksonville Jaguars about their vacant offensive coordinator position, according to a league source.