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  • House approves measure to bar women from draft registration

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-led House backed a measure Thursday that seeks to bar women from being required to register for a potential military draft, a victory for social conservatives who …

  • Baseball Notes: Phillies select Moniak

    The Philadelphia Phillies have selected California high school outfielder Mickey Moniak with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft.

  • GOP blocks provision to require women to register for draft

    Buckling under conservative pressure, House Republicans pulled a legislative sleight of hand Tuesday and stripped a provision from the annual defense policy bill that would have required young women to …

  • Senate bill calls for women to register for draft in 2018

    Women would begin signing up with Selective Service in January 2018 under a measure approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee, another step toward a day when young Americans of …

  • NFL draft: Alabama Crimson Tide could roll in day 2

    Yes, there still are some terrific Buckeyes left in the NFL draft, even after five went in the first round. There are plenty of defensive backs, too, despite seven being …

  • Generals say women should have to register for draft

    The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take up to three years to fully integrate women into all combat jobs, adding that women also …

  • NFL Notes: Number of underclassmen in 2015 NFL Draft drops to 74

    A record number of undrafted underclassmen in 2014 may have dissuaded a few players from leaving school early for this year’s NFL draft. The early-entry list includes 74 players, with …

  • Three WSU baseball players drafted on final day

    The final day of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft left a trio of Washington State Cougars with big decisions to make. Juniors J.D. Leckenby and Adam Nelubowich along with …

  • Mariners draft Gonzaga pitcher Olson

    The Seattle Mariners followed the lead of the St. Louis Cardinals and drafted a left-handed pitcher from Gonzaga. West Coast Conference Pitcher of the Year Tyler Olson went to the …

  • Davis dressed up for NBA draft

    Like the crazy, true-blue Kentucky fans who flocked to cheer him last season, Anthony Davis wore a T-shirt with a catchy little slogan when he met reporters at the NBA’s …

  • WNBA drafts familiar names

    Though Gonzaga star Courtney Vandersloot and Spokane native Angie Bjorklund were surprised to be selected by the Chicago Sky in the WNBA Draft on Monday, for some reason it seems …

  • Hall first, Seguin next

    LOS ANGELES – The Edmonton Oilers selected forward Taylor Hall with the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft on Friday, finally ending a yearlong debate about the two best …

  • Carroll pumped for draft

    RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll is pumped about having the sixth and 14th overall picks in the NFL draft. The Seahawks’ new coach likens it to being a kid waiting …



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