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Baylor firing Briles after mishandling of sexual assault cases

DALLAS — Baylor University has removed Kenneth Starr as president and will fire head football coach Art Briles after an independent report commissioned by the University’s board of regents found administrators mishandled sexual abuse cases involving football players, the school announced on Thursday.

Three Cougs withdraw names from NBA Draft

Washington State men’s basketball seniors Conor Clifford, Josh Hawkinson and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn their names from the NBA draft and will return for their senior seasons, they each announced Tuesday.

Wenatchee FC falls to visiting Bellingham United

WENATCHEE — After heading into halftime scoreless in their home contest with Bellingham United on Sunday, Wenatchee FC conceded two second-half goals and couldn’t complete a comeback, falling 2-1 at the Apple Bowl.

UW softball team beats Minnesota to advance to Super-Regional

Facing Minnesota for the third time this season, and the second time this weekend at Husky Softball Stadium in the NCAA regional championship game, UW got a nice boost from the return of its best pitcher, Pac-12 co-freshman of the year Taran Alvelo.

Nebraska sharpshooter to join UW women basketball team

Natalie Romeo, who set a Nebraska record with 104 three-pointers made last season, plans to transfer to the Washington women’s basketball team for her senior season, she told The Seattle Times.

Cano crushing with RISP, leading majors in RBI

HOUSTON — There isn’t just one reason why Robinson Cano went into Friday leading the American League in runs batted in with 30 and the next-closest player had 24.

Martin saves the Mariners

SEATTLE — In one brilliant display of athleticism, speed and fearlessness on Friday night, Leonys Martin showed just why general manager Jerry Dipoto traded for him this offseason.