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TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016

On the air

Wednesday’s TV highlightsBaseball, College World Series 4 p.m.: Game 9, UC Santa Barbara vs. Arizona ... ESPN Baseball, MLB 10 a.m.: Kansas City at N.Y. Mets ... MLB 1 p.m.: St. Louis at Chicago Cubs (jip) ... MLB 4 p.m.: ...

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Area Sports Menu for Wednesday, June 22

BaseballNorthwest League: Spokane at Tri-City, 7:15 p.m.MotorsportsStateline Speedway: Roadrunner, Roadrunner Pro, Mini Stock, Full Contact, Figure 8, 6 p.m.Off-track bettingCoeur d’Alene Casino: Open 24 hours. Greyhound Park & Event Center: Horse racing, 9:55 a.m.; dog racing, 7:15 p.m. Northern Quest ...

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MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016

Seattle’s Taijuan Walker may be shelved by foot problems and two short outings. (Steven Senne / Associated Press)

Baseball notebook: Mariners cautious with Taijuan Walker

The plot thickens regarding the Mariners’ depleted rotation. Right-hander Taijuan Walker headed back Monday to Seattle to undergo a further examination, likely to include a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test, in an effort to find answers regarding the tendinitis in his right foot.

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LeBron James, wearing an “Ultimate Warrior” T-shirt, clutches The Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy as he arrives back in Cleveland on Monday. (Tony Dejak / Associated Press)

LeBron blasts critics on social media after winning title

CLEVELAND – LeBron James ended his social media blackout by throwing a knockout punch at his critics. One day after ending Cleveland’s 52-year pro sports championship drought, James, who refrains from Twitter and other message platforms during the postseason, posted ...

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Youth notebook: N. Idaho Xtreme triumphs in 18U

Olivia Zufelt, Shelby Starr and Ashley Kaufman played key roles as North Idaho Xtreme defeated Spokane Mudhens 8-1 for the 18U Gold championship in the Spokane Girls Fastpitch Softball Association’s annual Summer Classic on June 12 at the Dwight Merkel Complex.

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