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Briles files lawsuit against Baylor

WACO, Texas — Former head coach Art Briles, in an emergency motion filed Thursday, is accusing Baylor University of unfairly blaming him and the football program for the school's overall "institutional failure" in addressing sexual assault.

WSU hoops signs Langston

PULLMAN — Keith Langston, a 6-foot-5 guard, has signed a with Washington State to play men’s basketball with the Cougars starting next season.

Push to get Briles at helm of football team escalates

WACO, Texas — A movement to bring back Art Briles as the Baylor football coach in 2017 has gained momentum among a few key donors, according to multiple reports, though how successful those efforts might be remains uncertain.

AppleSox secure first series win

WENATCHEE — Lou Brown, the fictional manager of the Cleveland Indians in the 1989 baseball comedy Major League, was a dubious motivator. After his team of obligatory rag-tag players gets off to a sluggish start, the Tribe’s skipper gave this inspirational pre-game sermon to his players:

AppleSox lose seventh straight

WENATCHEE — Wandering in the desert is a lonely feeling. Searching for water, searching for shade, searching for signs of life.

AppleSox fall to HarbourCats, still searching for first win

VICTORIA, Bristish Columbia — Four games into the season, the Wenatchee AppleSox are still searching for their first win. They couldn’t find it north of the border as Wenatchee fell to the Victoria Harbourcats 11-1 at Sports Traders Diamond at Royal.

Whitford to be UW’s punter

SEATTLE — Joel Whitford, a punter at Santa Barbara (Calif.) City College, has made a verbal commitment to the Huskies, according to 247sports.com and Scout.com.

Porter Jr. visits UW campus

Michael Porter Jr., rated among the top five basketball recruits in the 2017 class, is scheduled to visit Seattle this week on a basketball recruiting trip that will serve two purposes.

AppleSox swept by Yakima Valley

On Friday, Grady Miller wore a purple gown and tossed his cap high in the air at Town Toyota Center, signaling the end of his high school career. Two days later, the Wenatchee High School graduate traded his mortarboard for a navy Wenatchee AppleSox cap, taking the bump for another hometown team. Despite being effective early, Miller got no run support from his offense as the AppleSox lost their third straight game to begin the season, falling big to the Yakima Valley Pippins 11-0 Sunday at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball ...

Washington men’s crew will row for sixth straight national title

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. — The University of Washington’s men’s varsity eight continued its quest for an unprecedented sixth straight Intercollegiate Rowing Association championship Saturday, advancing to Sunday’s grand final by finishing second to California, 5:29.9 to 5:32.6, in its semifinal heat at Mercer Lake.

Capitals get back on track with win over South Sound

WENATCHEE — It’s been a tough start to the season for Wenatchee FC, but the Capitals broke out of their early-year slump Saturday. In the first of two games this weekend, Wenatchee dominated South Sound FC in a 3-1 win at the Apple Bowl, a near-reversal of the 3-0 defeat the Shock inflicted on the Capitals less than a month ago.