Blackhawks recall G Lars Johansson from Rockford

new CHICAGO – The Chicago Blackhawks have recalled goaltender Lars Johansson from Rockford of the American Hockey League and assigned rookie forward Nick Schmaltz to the IceHogs. The 29-year-old Johansson will back up Scott Darling while regular starter Corey Crawford recovers ...

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Washington State players have had a lot to celebrate this season, including an invitation to the Holiday Bowl to play Minnesota. (Timothy J. Gonzalez / AP)

WSU to face Minnesota in Holiday Bowl

PULLMAN – Washington State will face Minnesota in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, San Diego Bowl Games announced on Sunday afternoon, capping a week of lobbying by athletic director Bill Moos to ensure No. 18 Stanford was not invited ...

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WSU to face Minnesota in Holiday Bowl
Washington State likely headed to Holiday Bowl
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UI football
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Whitworth Pirates
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Whitworth’s ground game leads Pirates past Willamette
College roundup: Eagles notch first postseason win in women’s soccer
Washington, Idaho, Whitworth football advances
Whitworth rallies for win at PLU
Seattle Seahawks
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College football
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Jim Harbaugh not backpedaling on criticism of officials
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Spokane Chiefs
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College basketball
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