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Cougars enter 2014 season with bigger expectations

LOS ANGELES — Between riffs on heat in Palm Desert and cold in Wyoming, gnats in Georgia and restaurants in Pullman, Mike Leach managed to slip in a few observations on his football team Wednesday at the Pac-12 football media days.

Nibali wins 18th Tour de France stage

ARGELES-GAZOST, France — Vincenzo Nibali has won the 18th stage of the Tour de France, emphatically stamping his dominance on the race in its last mountain leg with a solo breakaway on today’s last climb.
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Seahawks receiver Rice retires

SEATTLE — When the Seahawks concluded minicamp in June, coach Pete Carroll spoke enthusiastically about the chances of receiver Sidney Rice getting back on the field in 2014.
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AppleSox hold on for 1-run win

WENATCHEE — With injuries decimating plans for the left side of the Wenatchee AppleSox’s infield, the team has needed someone to step up.
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Ramirez shines, but M’s lose

SEATTLE — Erasmo Ramirez finished folding his clothes into his bags. A trip to Tacoma awaited him, but not for the reasons that have previously earned him a demotion to the minor leagues.

Proposed Waterville-Mansfield athletic consolidation discussed

WATERVILLE — Waterville community members shared their thoughts about a possible athletic consolidation with Mansfield during a forum July 8 at the Waterville High School Career Center, sponsored by the Waterville School Board. Board members Stephanie Stibal, Dale Snyder, Daniel Miranda and Eric Biggar were present. Superintendent Cathi Nelson, principal Tabatha Mires and athletic director Mike Gray also responded to questions. The Waterville forum was preceded by similar event in Mansfield.

AppleSox stumble after All-Star game

WENATCHEE — The Kelowna Falcons scored 12 runs in the first two innings on Tuesday en route to a 17-1 blowout victory over the Wenatchee AppleSox at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium.
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Eastmont football shoring up defense at team camp

WENATCHEE — After giving up the second-most points in the Columbia Basin Big Nine during the 2013 season, the Eastmont football team is looking to solve its defensive problems with a stronger, more confident approach.

As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France — Michael Rogers of Australia led a breakaway to a downhill finish in winning the longest stage as the Tour de France entered the Pyrenees today.