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UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019, 6:32 p.m.

Gonzaga Rewind: Zags rose up to beat San Francisco in high-level contest

At times, it looked like Gonzaga and San Francisco had advance copies of each other’s game plans. The fifth-ranked Zags and Dons put on a show Saturday night, playing to …


Moment of silence for daughter of Chargers’ Brandon Mebane

The Patriots asked fans to stand and observe a moment of silence for Makenna Mebane, who was born with a rare genetic condition known as Trisomy 13 that causes delays …


Djokovic’s start may follow Murray’s finale at Aussie Open

Novak Djokovic knows there’s a chance he may not have played his opening match at the Australian Open before Andy Murray is out of the tournament. Perhaps even finished on …


AP Source: Oakland A’s make pitch for Kyler Murray

Representatives of the Oakland Athletics and Major League Baseball met Sunday with Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, a day before the Oklahoma quarterback’s deadline to enter the NFL draft, a …


Offseason of intrigue: Biggest questions facing the Seahawks before the start of the 2019 season

The Seahawks overhauled their roster last offseason. But what surprises await this offseason? Questions abound in regard to Russell Wilson, Bobby Wagner, K.J. Wright, Kam Chancellor and the backup QB …


Ryan Lochte, Anthony Scaramucci among ‘Big Brother’ celeb cast

Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte is among the cast announced for the second season of “Big Brother: Celebrity Edition.”


Three years later Spokane avalanche survivor shares what he’s learned

Three years ago today, Mike Brede was bleeding profusely, chilled to the bone and near dead. The experienced backcountry skier was skiing south of Lookout Pass above the St. Regis …


Washington’s first Karelian Bear Dogs, credited with busting poachers and saving kittens, die

Two of Washington’s most famous and accomplished employees died in 2018: Mishka and Cash, the Karelian Bear Dogs.


Super Bowl heroes Mark Rypien, Jerry Kramer headline night of ‘Super Stories’

On Jan. 28, The Spokesman-Review and KHQ/SWX will host an evening of great storytelling with Super Bowl XXVI MVP Mark Rypien and NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer, who played …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 11:47 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga comes up clutch again in win over San Francisco

Duke, Tennessee, and now San Francisco. Gonzaga has been involved in three of the best games in college basketball with the season barely past the midpoint.


Prep wrestling: Mead wins Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic

Recap of Saturday’s wrestling action from around the region


Boys basketball: Gabe Quinnett scores 28 points to lead Moscow over Sandpoint

Recap of Saturday’s boys basketball action from around the region


Girls basketball: Christina Flett scores 1,000th career point to lead Wellpinit over Inchelium

Recap of Saturday’s girls basketball action from around the region


NHL Capsules: Steven Stamkos breaks late tie, Lightning beat Sabres 5-3

Steven Stamkos broke a tie with 5:16 remaining in the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning’s 5-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 11 p.m.

Eight skaters score as Spokane Chiefs thump rival Tri-City 8-3

If Saturday’s game was any indication, the Spokane Chiefs have plenty of players they can count on to score as the season inches closer to its final stretch.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 10:50 p.m.

Gonzaga-San Francisco: 3 keys from the Bulldogs’ 96-83 victory over the Dons

Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 96-83 victory over San Francisco at War Memorial Gymnasium


NBA Capsules: Blake Griffin scores 44 points against former team

Blake Griffin scored 44 points in his return to Staples Center for the first time against his old team and the Detroit Pistons beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-104 on …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 10:19 p.m.

Jaylen Nowell scores 19 as Washington holds off Colorado 77-70

Jaylen Nowell scored seven of his 19 points down the stretch to help Washington hold off Colorado 77-70. David Crisp added 16 points for Washington (12-4, 3-0 Pac-12), which has …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 11:43 p.m.

TV Take: ‘Saturday Showcase’ lived up to billing, even if it took awhile to find the right channel

The West Coast Conference’s two best teams, circa 2019, met Saturday night in the University of San Francisco’s venerable War Memorial Gymnasium with the visiting Zags coming out on top, …


Matt Kuchar leads Sony Open by 2 shots

Matt Kuchar kept another clean card and shot a 4-under 66 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Sony Open, giving him a chance to win …


Top 25 Capsules: Cam Reddish hits 3 to lift No. 1 Duke over Florida State 80-78

Cam Reddish hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to lead No. 1 Duke past No. 13 Florida State 80-78 on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 9:06 p.m.

Area roundup: Ben College scores 26 as Whitworth holds off Linfield

Ben College tallied 26 points and Whitworth edged Linfield 78-75 Saturday in McMinnville, Oregon.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 9:34 p.m.

Todd Gurley, Rams run through Cowboys, advance with 30-22 victory

Todd Gurley rushed for 115 more yards and another TD in the Rams’ first playoff victory in 14 years.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 9:06 p.m.

Utah dominates Washington State for 88-70 victory

Timmy Allen scored 15 points and collected nine rebounds while Both Gach added 14 points to lead Utah to an 88-70 victory over Washington State. Charles Jones, Jr. and Riley …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 8 p.m.

Top 25 Capsules: No. 4 Baylor routs TCU

Juicy Landrum scored a career-high 23 points, Kalani Brown had 16 points and four blocks and the No. 4 Baylor women went on a huge first-half run before coasting to …


Joe Gibbs’ eldest son, J.D., dies at 49 from neurological disease

J.D. Gibbs, eldest son of Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, was remembered as the visionary behind the stellar career of several NASCAR stars following his death from …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 9:30 p.m.

Recap and highlights: Brandon Clarke helps No. 5 Gonzaga outlast San Francisco in WCC clash

Brandon Clarke scored 24 points and threw down a massive alley-oop as the exclamation point as fifth-ranked Gonzaga held off upset-minded San Francisco 96-83 on Saturday at Way Memorial Gymnasium.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 6:21 p.m.

Gonzaga gets off to quick start, takes care of Portland to remain unbeaten in WCC play

Even during a 26-point win over Portland, the Zags found some teachable moments ahead of next week’s West Coast Conference showdown at BYU.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 6:47 p.m.

Chiefs roll past Colts 31-13 to reach AFC title game

Patrick Mahomes picked apart the Colts and the Kansas City defense came through, helping the Chiefs to a 31-13 victory in the divisional round of the playoffs.


Locally: Spokane Falls Community College will name gymnasium after Maury Ray

Maury Ray, under whose guidance Community Colleges of Spokane reached the pinnacle of athletic success in the Northwest, will receive the ultimate tribute from the school when it attaches his …