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ESPN’s Chris Mortensen honored with PFWA award

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen has won the Dick McCann Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for his long and distinguished contribution to NFL media coverage. Mortensen has worked as a senior analyst for ESPN for 25 years. Mortensen has ...

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Season over for Indians starter Michael Matuella

Spokane Indians starting pitcher Michael Matuella was placed on the disabled list with a right elbow ligament sprain and is shut down for the season, the team confirmed Wednesday. Matuella made one start for the Indians this season, throwing three ...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016

Argentina forward Ezequiel Lavezzi (22) celebrates his goal against the United States during a Copa America Centenario soccer semifinal in Houston. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)

Lionel Messi leads Argentina over U.S., into Copa America final

Lionel Messi was too much for the United States to contain. The five-time world player of the year set up Ezequiel Lavezzi’s opening goal in the third minute, then scored on a free kick to break Argentina’s career scoring record and assisted on the final goal in a 4-0 rout of the U.S. on Tuesday night that put the La Albiceleste into the Copa America final.

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SportsLinkComplete interview with Gabe Marks

Our most recent story about prolific Washington State wide receiver Gabe Marks tells the story of a particularly insightful interview we had last spring. That story, "Gabe Marks is a ...

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Saving for the future

sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.



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