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Lagat wins 5,000 at nationals

Track and field: Former Washington State University star Bernard Lagat captured the 5,000 meters at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., on Friday evening, edging Chris …


Substitute Levesque powers Sounders to victory

MLS: Second-half substitute Roger Levesque scored twice in the second half to give the Seattle Sounders a 4-2 win over the visiting New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer …


In brief: Vanderbilt eliminates Tar Heels from College World Series

Taylor Hill and Corey Williams combined on four-hitter, Connor Harrell and Curt Casali homered and Vanderbilt eliminated North Carolina from the College World Series with a 5-1 victory Wednesday night …


California stays alive at College World Series

College baseball: California coach David Esquer called on all hands to save his baseball program, and he’s doing the same to keep his team playing in the College World Series …


NFL, team reps will meet

CHICAGO – Today in Chicago, two representatives from each NFL team are scheduled to attend what should be the most significant league meeting since the lockout began. But the meeting …


Saints’ backup QBs grilling on a budget

NEW ORLEANS – With the NFL lockout putting the squeeze on both his wallet and pursuit of a pro football career, former Connecticut quarterback Tyler Lorenzen has created some of …


NFL players facing investigation surrounding casino

DOTHAN, Ala. – The NFL is investigating the reported investment by at least 25 NFL players in an Alabama casino that has been shut down, a business venture that might …


NFL fan code of conduct at center of court case

SAN DIEGO – City Attorney Jan Goldsmith believes the NFL has a right to enforce its code of conduct, including ejecting fans for making obscene gestures and using foul language. …


Expect owners to have their way in NFL, NBA negotiations

The NFL lockout drags on, with no indication it will be resolved before training camps are scheduled to open next month. NBA owners are preparing for a lockout of their …


Locker works out with Titans’ starting job on line

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Titans haven’t seen much of rookie quarterback Jake Locker. That’s not stopping his new teammates from thinking the eighth pick overall could be their starter …


In brief: NFL owners, players meet again in New York

NFL: Whether they are meeting in secret locations or in the middle of Times Square at rush hour, talks between NFL owners and players are a good sign. Commissioner Roger …


NFL, players gather for confidential meeting

NFL: The NFL and its players held talks Tuesday in New York, seeking a resolution to the labor impasse. Three people familiar with the meetings confirmed to The Associated Press …


Albert to broadcast NFL for CBS

Marv Albert is returning to the National Football League, whenever the lockout ends. The longtime play-by-play announcer is joining the NFL on CBS team, CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus announced …


Packers hit diamond

The Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers finally got back together on the field Sunday – to play softball. Roughly three dozen Packers players gathered for wide receiver Donald Driver’s …


NFL players urge appellate court to lift league’s lockout

ST. LOUIS – NFL players urged a federal appeals court Friday to declare the lockout illegal, saying the league had no right to impose a work stoppage that is approaching …


In brief: McIlroy ties for first-round lead at PGA’s Memorial

Golf: Rory McIlroy only gets to play three regular PGA Tour events this year. He showed Thursday why the Memorial tournament was one of them. On a Muirfield Village course …


Bruins advance to Stanley Cup finals to meet Vancouver

NHL: Nathan Horton scored with 7:33 left in Game 7, sending the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in more than two decades with a …


In brief: Lightning force Game 7 with Bruins

Hockey: Martin St. Louis and Teddy Purcell each scored twice, resilient goalie Dwayne Roloson weathered a hat trick by Boston’s David Krejci, and the Tampa Bay Lightning stayed alive in …


Chiefs go to work to aid tornado victims

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Hundreds of cars lined up all day Tuesday in the Arrowhead Stadium parking lot as the Kansas City Chiefs filled two semitrailer trucks with bottled water …


Slouch starts to get gloomy thinking of holes in his life

This is as gloomy as Couch Slouch can ever recall: The possibility of no NFL season in the fall.


Sharks break through against Canucks in Western final

NHL playoffs: Patrick Marleau scored twice in the first period and Antti Niemi made the early lead stand up with 27 saves to get the San Jose Sharks back into …


In brief: Spokane Shock add two quarterbacks to roster

Arena football: The Shock added quarterbacks Steven Sheffield (in photo) and Casey Hansen to their roster Wednesday after the team had two quarterbacks injured in last week’s win over Dallas. …


Bengals receiver Ochocinco takes on bull riding

NFL: Chad Ochocinco now is going to try bull riding. The Cincinnati Bengals receiver who earlier this year had a tryout with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer, has …


Area will host 47th East/West game

Area will host East/West game Prep football: The 47th annual East/West All-Star Football game will return to the Inland Northwest on July 1.


In brief: Mavericks head to Dallas with 2-0 edge on Lakers

NBA: Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points, Shawn Marion added 14 and the Dallas Mavericks stunned the erratic Los Angeles Lakers 93-81 in Game 2 on Wednesday night, taking a 2-0 …


Heat ask fans to sing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

Basketball: For the Miami Heat, one national-anthem performer will not be enough tonight. They want thousands.


Former Eagles star Jones happy he was drafted by Raiders

As far as his experience with the NFL Draft was concerned, Taiwan Jones liked the where much better than the when. The former Eastern Washington University All-American running back, who …


Seahawks draft choice Carpenter lets game do talking

RENTON, Wash. – James Carpenter was called the quietest guy on Alabama’s team by coach Nick Saban. Easy to understand why after Carpenter introduced himself to Seattle with one big …


Seahawks take Alabama offensive lineman James Carpenter at No. 25 overall

RENTON, Wash. – In his first draft in charge with Seattle, general manager John Schneider got his left tackle of the future. Schneider now hopes he’s found his bookend on …


Locker’s draft status appears to have grown

Jake Locker’s offseason journey to this week’s NFL draft has like the joke about the two campers who come upon a bear. When one of the campers begins tying his …