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Rangers to start Gomez in LF

ARLINGTON, Texas — Less than two weeks after being designated for assignment by the Houston Astros, Carlos Gomez will have the opportunity to be a starting outfielder with the AL West-leading Texas Rangers.

U.S. women roll past Spain to win sixth straight gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — The United States women's basketball team thumped Spain 101-72 to claim a sixth straight gold medal on Saturday to rubber-stamp their credentials as one of the greatest Olympic sporting dynasties of all time.

Who is Sounders interim coach Brian Schmetzer?

More than a decade ago, both celebrating successful seasons with family at Sixty Acres Park up in Redmond, local soccer coaches Brian Schmetzer and Pete Fewing asked a passerby if she’d care for a photo.
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Ten takeaways from Washington’s fall camp

In just 15 days, the Huskies open the 2016 season at Husky Stadium against Rutgers, kicking off a season of great anticipation for the Washington program.

Unbeatable Bolt signs off with triple-triple

RIO DE JANEIRO — Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for a third successive Games when Jamaica successfully defended the 4x100 meters relay crown in Rio on Friday.

Felix takes home record fifth gold as U.S. wins relay

RIO DE JANEIRO — A day after a near-disaster with a dropped baton, defending champions the United States made no mistake on Friday when they won the women's Olympic 4x100 meters relay and Allyson Felix became the first woman to collect five athletics gold medals.
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Neymar hands Brazil precious soccer gold medal

RIO DE JANEIRO — Neymar shed tears of joy after delivering Brazil’s first men’s football gold medal with the winning penalty in a 5-4 shootout triumph over Germany after a thrilling final ended in a draw following extra-time on Saturday.

Lochte issues apology for behavior in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO — U.S. gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte on Friday apologized for his behavior at the Olympics after being accused by Brazilian police of inventing a story about an armed robbery to cover for some bad behavior at a gas station.

Bills release RB Williams

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — The Bills have given up on Karlos Williams, releasing the second-year running back.
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WSU wideout Marks returns to practice

PULLMAN — Washington State’s star wide receiver, Gabe Marks, fully participated in the Cougars practice on Thursday for the first time since suffering an undisclosed injury during practice on Aug. 8.

Survey on outdoor recreation open to the public

In 2014, a study prepared for the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) found that outdoor recreation statewide generates $21.6 billion a year in spending on trips and equipment. Over $477 million of that was attributed to Chelan and Douglas counties. That study quantified what had already been widely acknowledged — that outdoor recreation has become a major player in the world of economic impact in our two-county area. It became evident, through a series of discussions with those connected to outdoor rec here, that there was a need ...

Kicking back at cool Semiahmoo

When folks from the west side of the Cascades have a yearning for sunshine and warm weather, they jump in their cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorhomes and head for Eastern Washington — by the droves, I might add. Conversely, when the temperatures around NCW are inching upwards into the triple digits, we look for cooler environs on the west side of the mountains.
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Mariners survive dramatic ninth inning to beat Angels, 4-3

ANAHEIM, Calif. — If the Mariners get to where they want to in 2016, which is a spot in the postseason, they will look back on the final out of their 4-3 win over the Angels on Wednesday as one of the reasons they got there.

Sharper gets 18 years

NEW ORLEANS — Former National Football League star Darren Sharper was sentenced on Thursday to 18 years in federal prison in a case stemming from accusations that he drugged and raped women in four states while working as a television analyst.

Rollins leads U.S. hurdles podium sweep

RIO DE JANEIRO — Like many black American women, Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin have faced a good few hurdles of the metaphorical kind in their lives.
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U.S. seizes second chance after baton bungle

RIO DE JANEIRO — The United States grasped their second chance to reach the Olympic women’s 4x100 meters final with both hands on Thursday, racing alone around the Rio track in 41.77 seconds to knock China out of the last eight.