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Day after Portland

Back with a day-after post from Gonzaga’s 87-75 win over Portland that in many ways resembled its 60-48 win over San Diego last Monday. Game story here; another gamer in the Oregonian. Read on.

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Rare road woes for Chiefs

The Spokane Chiefs were riding a seven-game winning streak and owned one of the WHL's best road records when they began a two-game series in Victoria on Friday. The Royals swept the weekend, but the Chiefs hope to rebound during three home games next week....

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SATURDAY, JAN. 3, 2015

Zags hold off Pilots

Kevin Pangos and Przemek Karnowski carried Gonzaga to the finish line, combining to score 32 of the team's last 35 points in an 87-75 win over Portland on Saturday. My unedited game story is below. Back tomorrow with a day-after post.

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Oklahoma State cornerback Ramon Richards, left, breaks up a first-half pass intended for Washington wide receiver Brayden Lenius. (Associated Press)

Time for the NFL to retake the stage

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It's a bit different Saturday this week than it's been in a while. After all, there is very little college football to keep you company. Just the professional variety. And college basketball, of course. That should be enough. Read on.

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Chiefs' streak vanishes in Victoria

The Spokane Chiefs did just about everything right during a seven-game winning streak that moved them within one point of first place in the Western Hockey League's U.S. Division. Everything was still fine Friday until halfway through their game at Victoria, British Columbia. Read story

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FRIDAY, JAN. 2, 2015



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