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TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016



Jacob Thorpe’s Week 12 Pac-12 power rankings

Washington was so close. But USC had to go and upend the established Pac-12 hierarchy in Week 11, creating chaos in both Pac-12 divisions. There are five teams that have every reason to believe they can play in the Rose Bowl, and any of those teams could still wind up in the playoffs by winning the rest of their games.

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Ottawa Senators' Mark Stone, right, blocks a shot from Carolina Hurricanes' Justin Faulk during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Ottawa, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (Sean Kilpatrick / Associated Press)

Hurricanes activate D Justin Faulk from injured reserve

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes have activated defenseman Justin Faulk from injured reserve. General manager Ron Francis announced the move Tuesday night before the Hurricanes’ game against San Jose and says he is eligible to play against the Sharks. ...

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Area Sports Menu for Wednesday, November 16

BasketballCollege men: Nonconference: Idaho at Northern Illinois, 6 p.m.Off-track bettingCoeur d’Alene Casino: Open 24 hours. Greyhound Park & Event Center: Dog racing, 8:45 a.m.; horse racing, 9:15. Northern Quest Resort & Casino: Horse racing, 9:15 a.m.

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WSU only rises to No. 22 in latest playoff rankings

PULLMAN – For the first time this season, there is not consensus among the various college football rankings when it comes to Washington State. Although the Cougars rank No. 20 in both the Associated Press Top-25 and the Coaches Poll, WSU only rose to No. 22 in the College Football Playoff Rankings that were released Tuesday evening.

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Five Zags honored in all-conference men’s soccer selections

Senior defender Jakob Granlund and junior forward Jalen Crisler were selected as first-team members on the All-West Coast Conference men’s soccer team announced Tuesday. Junior midfielder Christo Michaelson and junior defender Ben White were given honorable mention while defender Davis ...

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Basketball player sues NCAA, Northwestern over transfer

CHICAGO – A Northwestern University basketball player is suing the school and the NCAA in federal court, claiming the association’s transfer regulations violate antitrust laws. In the federal lawsuit filed Monday, John Vassar said Northwestern harassed him and made other ...

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Montana volleyball coach resigns after 2 seasons

MISSOULA – Montana volleyball coach Brian Doyon has resigned after his teams posted a 13-41 record over the past two seasons. The school announced his resignation Tuesday. The Grizzlies went 6-26 in Big Sky Conference play over those two years, ...

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On the air

Wednesday’s TV highlightsBasketball, college 4 p.m.: Northwestern at Butler ... FS1 5 p.m.: New Orleans at Oklahoma State ... Root Basketball, NBA 5 p.m.: Golden State at Toronto ... ESPN 7:30 p.m.: Memphis at L.A. Clippers ... ESPN Football, college ...

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