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TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2013

Americans get back into WHL playoff series

The Spokane Chiefs couldn't protect a 4-1 lead Tuesday night during Game 3 of their Western Hockey League playoff series against the Tri-City Americans at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. The Americans tied the game with a 7-minute outburst in the second period, then held...

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Chiefs, Americans go to overtime

The Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans skated to a scoreless third period Tuesday night and ended regulation tied at 4. The teams will play overtime after a 15-minute break. The Americans will be on the power play for 1:25 when play resumes. Tri-City is attempting...

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Americans storm back to tie game

Trailing 4-1 midway through the second period, the Tri-City Americans scored three goals in 7 1/2 minutes to tie the Spokane Chiefs at 4 after two periods in Game 3 of the WHL playoffs in Kennewick. Liam Stewart scored during the period for Spokane. The...

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Chiefs seize 3-1 lead after one period

Power plays are a big factor through one period of Tuesday night's Chiefs-Americans WHL playoff game in Kennewick. Spokane has shorthanded goals by Mike Aviani and Blake Gal and a power-play goal by Mitch Holmberg for a 3-1 lead after 20 minutes. Tri-City has outshot...

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Day 3 in the books for WSU

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Would be hard to ask for better practice conditions in Pullman in March than what we saw today. Well, I guess it wouldn't be that hard to ask. It would just be hard to actually see that request granted. Read on.

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Chiefs, Americans resume series in Kennewick

The pleasant weather in Kennewick conjures up thoughts of baseball, softball and golf, but there's still hockey to be played. The Spokane Chiefs will attempt to take a 3-0 series lead over the Tri-City Americans in the first game of the WHL best-of-seven first-round series...

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Giacoletti finalist at Drake

This is the time of year when Mark Few's name is mentioned in connection with high-profile job openings in college basketball. Another member of GU's staff, assistant coach Ray Giacoletti, also receives a number of calls from schools searching for a head coach. Drake University,...

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It's baseball weather 

A GRIP ON SPORTS It's spring and a young man's thoughts turn to ... well, I can't remember. But an older man's thoughts turn to baseball. And with the Weather Channel predicting a high temperature of 67 on Saturday, who can blame me? Read on.

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