FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2016

THURSDAY, JAN. 7, 2016

UCLA guard Aaron Holiday celebrates as time runs out in UCLA’s 87-84 upset win over Arizona on Thursday night.

UCLA stuns Arizona with dramatic 3-pointer

Bryce Alford hit a 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds left, lifting UCLA to an 87-84 victory over No. 7 Arizona on Thursday night for the Bruins’ first Pac-12 win after opening conference play with consecutive road losses.

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Jay Gruden put Redskins on path to playoffs

If there was one particular decision, one particular moment, that allowed Jay Gruden to point his Washington Redskins – and, indeed, his very career as an NFL head coach – in the right direction, it was picking Kirk Cousins over Robert Griffin III as the team’s starting QB.

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Mariners sign reliever Ryan Cook to 1-year deal

SEATTLE – Right-hander Ryan Cook has agreed to a one-year contract with the Seattle Mariners, who added another arm to their overhauled bullpen. Cook’s deal, which is not guaranteed, calls for a $1.1 million salary while in the majors and ...

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Area Sports Menu for Friday, January 8

BasketballCollege men: NWC: Whitworth at Pacific, 8 p.m. College women: Pac-12: Arizona at Washington State, Arizona State at Washington, both 7 p.m. NWC: Whitworth at Pacific, 6 p.m. High school boys: Greater Spokane League: Mead at Central Valley, Mt. Spokane ...

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Infection knocks Lucie Safarova out of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia – The WTA Tour says French Open finalist Lucie Safarova has withdrawn from the Australian Open because of the lingering effects of a bacterial infection she picked up last year. Safarova also tweeted: “As an athlete I’m used ...

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