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UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 9:16 p.m.

Derrick Henry runs into NFL record book as Titans rout Jaguars 30-9

Derrick Henry sped and stiff-armed his way to a record-tying 99-yard touchdown run and the Tennessee Titans routed the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-9 on Thursday night to stay in the playoff …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

AP top player Kyler Murray adds Davey O’Brien award; Tua Tagovailoa wins Walter Camp award

AP player of the year Kyler Murray adds the Davey O’Brien Award as the nation’s top quarterback as ESPN’s College Football Awards show in Atlanta began. But right before the …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 10:01 p.m.

NCAA reports FBS targeting penalties remain same as in 2017

The NCAA says the number of enforced targeting penalties in the Football Bowl Subdivision this season was the same as in 2017, ending four straight years of increased calls.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 11:54 p.m.

Seahawks 3-game streak is fueling a push to playoff berth

Seattle is in command of one of the wild-card spots in the NFC and its hopes were strengthened by Carolina and Minnesota suffering losses.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 11:53 p.m.

First NHL, now XFL: Seattle gets one of eight new pro football league franchises

Seattle is one of eight franchises in the new professional football league, it was announced Wednesday morning, with games to be played starting Feb. 8, 2020, the week after the …

Ex-Seahawks player Brandon Browner sentenced in attempted murder case

Prosecutors say former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been sentenced to eight years in prison for trying to kill his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her Southern California home. The Los …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 8:56 a.m.

Kareem Hunt video just latest case of NFL’s inconsistent discipline

The NFL’s handling of violence accusations against Kareem Hunt shows the league still reacts heavily based on public perception.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:55 p.m.

After record first quarter, Odessa coasts past Almira/Coulee-Hartline for State 1B title

Marcus King, who rushed for 225 yards on 19 carries for four touchdowns was the focal point of the Odessa attack. He finished his junior season with 1,549 yards rushing …

Richard Sherman returns with 49ers as Seahawks surge toward playoffs

The decision to part with Richard Sherman – along with several other impact veterans – was supposed to be part of the cumulative reason the Seattle Seahawks would finally take …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 6:19 p.m.

Colville erases memories of 2014 loss with 48-7 State 1A title win over Newport

Four years ago, Colville came as close to winning a State 1A championship as possible without getting it done, losing by a point in overtime to Cascade Christian.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 6:15 a.m.

Fourteen years after playing in soggy, humid elements at Nicholls State, Eastern Washington welcomes Colonels to chilly Roos Field

Rebowe told Lousiana media earlier this week he had no interest in discussing the cold weather his team would likely experience in Cheney – snow and a high 37 degrees …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 6:52 p.m.

J.D. McKissic in, C.J. Prosise out and Tre Madden doubtful in Seattle’s backfield Sunday

Seattle’s backfield could have a little different look at times on Sunday against the 49ers.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 9:19 p.m.

Five things to watch on college football’s championship weekend: SEC play-in; Kyler Murray’s Heisman push

College football closes its regular season with championship weekend, leading to selection Sunday when the playoff is set and the bowls are matchups are finalized. This is the first season …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 9:06 p.m.

Cowboys stifle Drew Brees, end Saints’ 10-game win streak, 13-10

Ezekiel Elliott scored the only Dallas touchdown and the Cowboys stifled Drew Brees and the Saints, ending New Orleans’ 10-game winning streak with a 13-10 victory. The Cowboys won their …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 10:49 p.m.

State football: Area teams bring local flair to Gridiron Classic

Regardless of anything else, Eastern Washington will be able to boast about two state football champions this season.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:24 p.m.

Richard Sherman has some bitterness heading into Seahawks reunion

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman still feels some bitterness about his time with the Seahawks. He believes the team should have won more than one championship, was broken up …

Seattle talking about return of Richard Sherman with 49ers

Richard Sherman’s impending return to Seattle this week dominated the conversation and will dominate the attention leading into Sunday’s game between the Seahawks and Sherman’s new team, the San Francisco …

Saints’ winning streak should ring bell for opposing Cowboys

Drew Brees and the Saints have a chance to do something that should seem familiar to Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys. The record-setting quarterback will go for an 11th …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 4:44 p.m.

Redskins claim Reuben Foster off waivers from 49ers

The Washington Redskins have claimed Reuben Foster off waivers after the San Francisco 49ers released the linebacker following a domestic violence arrest. The Redskins announced the move in a statement …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 10:14 p.m.

Larry Stone: Talk of Seahawks’ demise was bit premature

It was back in May, the first day of rookie minicamp, and Pete Carroll had a bounce in his step that belied the prevailing narrative of impending doom.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:05 p.m.

ABC to join ESPN, NFL Network in broadcasting NFL draft

ABC is joining the NFL draft broadcast business and will televise all three days of picks next April.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 9:20 p.m.

Bo Levi Mitchell leads Calgary Stampeders to Grey Cup victory

Terry Williams and Bo Levi Mitchell helped the Calgary Stampeders end their Grey Cup misery.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 10:22 p.m.

Carolina Panthers’ playoff hopes take hit with 3-game skid

Cam Newton sat at his locker for several minutes after Sunday’s game, his elbows resting on his knees and his hands cupped firmly around the back of his head while …

State football: Colville stuns No. 1 Royal to earn trip to 1A title game against Newport

The longest winning streak in the state is over.

Stampeders, Redblacks to meet for Grey Cup

The Calgary Stampeders face the Ottawa Redblacks in the Grey Cup on Sunday at Edmonton, Alberta. Temperature at kickoff is forecast to be a relatively balmy 30 degrees with mostly …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 11:14 p.m.

State football: Newport, Colville do battle in 1A semifinals

The state football semifinal round is Saturday, and four area teams have a chance to qualify for the Gridiron Classic at the Tacoma Dome on Dec. 1.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 8:29 p.m.

High-scoring Saint John’s presents tough test for unbeaten Whitworth in Division III playoffs

The score stands out, certainly: 84-6. That’s the margin – a playoff record-setting margin – by which Martin Luther lost to Saint John’s last week in the first round of …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 9:46 p.m.

Seahawks, Panthers chasing same NFC wild-card possibilities

The good news for the Carolina Panthers is they return home Sunday to face the Seattle Seahawks where they’ve won 10 straight games. The bad news is it’s highly unlikely …

NFL roundup: Saints win 10th straight, eliminate Falcons in NFC South

Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes to inexperienced receivers and the New Orleans Saints won their 10th straight game Thursday night with a 31-17 victory over visiting Atlanta that eliminated …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 8:58 p.m.

Stampeders, former Eastern Washington QB Bo Levi Mitchell wins second CFL outstanding player award

Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell won his second CFL’s outstanding player award. The former Eastern Washington star also won in 2015. He will lead Calgary into the Grey Cup …