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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017

MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 10 P.M.

On the air

Tuesday’s TV highlightsBasketball, college men 4 p.m.: George Washington at Rhode Island ... CBS Sports 4 p.m.: Maryland at Ohio State ... ESPN 4 p.m.: Pittsburgh at North Carolina ... ESPN2 4 p.m.: Wake Forest at Boston College ... ESPNU ...

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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 9:48 P.M.

Here’s what they’re saying

A sampling of trolls from Happy for the Zags fans. Pretty cool. Really hope they get to a Final Four this year. People love to criticize the Zags, but they don’t realize what an accomplishment this is for a ...

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady answers questions during opening night for Super Bowl LI in Houston. (Eric Gay / Associated Press)

MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 8:21 P.M.

Super Bowl opening night a bit more tame than usual

A man traipsing around Monday’s Super Bowl opening night in a full-length gown declaring himself “The Empress of Austria, Elizabeth I” was the most outrageous guest at what was a rather tame media night compared to the circus this event has been in the past.

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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 7:07 P.M.

Chad: Time to provide Super Bowl Viewing Guide

Chad: Donald Trump’s victory on Election Day upset the majority of Americans who didn’t vote for him. A New England Patriots victory on Super Bowl Sunday would upset the overwhelmingly majority of Americans who root against them even more.

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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 2:11 P.M.

GSL rivalry basketball games feature special cause

The three traditional rivalry baketball games in the Greater Spokane League this week have an added component – ‘Three-pointers for a Cause’. For every 3-pointer made during the doubleheaders played at the Spokane Arena, Numerica Credit Union will donate $20 ...

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UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 11:30 A.M.

Gonzaga students eat up No. 1 ranking

For the second time in program history, the Gonzaga Bulldogs have climbed to No.1 in both the Associated Press Top 25 and the USA Today Coaches’ Poll. In response to the top ranking in the country, GU has celebrated by ...

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UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 12:26 P.M.

Gonzaga’s Williams-Goss named WCC player of the week

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss was named the West Coast Conference player of the week Monday. Williams-Goss received the weekly honor for the third time this season. The junior guard helped Gonzaga (22-0, 10-0 WCC) to victories over Portland, San Diego and ...

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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 10 A.M.

Weekend prep basketball recap: League races finish up with intriguing matchups

It’s the last week of the regular season across all the leagues in Washington and most of Idaho, though Inland Empire 5A girls districts start on Friday. There are some intriguing matchups this week including in Southeast 1B girls, where Oakesdale is ranked No.1 and hosts perennial state champ and second-ranked Colton with the league title on the line on Saturday.

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John Blanchette

John Blanchette


SportsLinkGirls’ Basketball Tournaments

In 1974 many schools were still in the process of starting their girls basketball programs. In spite of that, the first WIAA girls state tournament was held. Central Washington University ...