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Oregon dad accused of assaulting son over baseball game

Police arrested a Roseburg father accused of assaulting his son after the boy didn’t pitch well in a baseball game.

Boston Marathon swept by Ethiopians

Ethiopians nearly swept the Kenyans off the podium at the Boston Marathon on Monday, winning both the men’s and women’s races for the first time in history and taking five …

U-Hi grad, Olympic champion trains WSU disciples

U-High grad Brad Walker, who holds the U.S. record for pole vault, is now coaching at WSU.

Valley track teams ready for state run

Valley track and field roundup.

Valley high schools poised for fruitful softball season

Rundown of Spokane Valley fast-pitch softball teams

NFL picks Twitter to stream Thursday night games

The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday night games.

Knife from O.J. Simpson property not murder weapon, police confirm

Forensic testing concluded that a knife reportedly found at the former home of O.J. Simpson is not connected to the 1994 homicide case, Los Angeles police confirmed Friday.

University of Maryland disavows chocolate milk study, returns money

The University of Maryland on Friday disavowed its study saying a company’s chocolate milk could help athletes recover from concussions, citing a range of problems uncovered by an internal investigation.

As Olympic Games near, Brazil’s sports minister resigns

Brazil’s sports minister is resigning four months before the country hosts the Olympics, the office of embattled President Dilma Rousseff says, amid continuing uncertainty over the fate of six other …

Christilaw: Let’s not let sportsmanship be trampled by showboating

Don’t make sportsmanship old school, Steve Christilaw says.

Washington women beat Stanford 85-76 to reach Final Four

Kelsey Plum scored 26 points and Chantel Osahor had 24 points and 18 rebounds Sunday as Washington defeated Stanford 85-76 in the NCAA Lexington Regional final to earn its first …

Lowering expectations isn’t always a bad thing

Adjustments should come with lifts so we all can raise and lower them more easily.

NCAA tournament returns to Spokane Arena with underdogs hopeful

As Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena gets set to host its fifth NCAA men’s tournament in 13 years, fans of the longshots hope for a repeat of 2014 upsets.

Judo Junior Olympics coming to Spokane in 2017

The 2017 Judo Junior Olympics will be held in Spokane, the Spokane Sports Commission said Thursday.

Christilaw: State tournament brings golden moments

There are few things in the high school experience more memorable that winning a state championship. The big gold ball takes up a great deal of space in the school’s …

Erin Andrews’ verdict will reverberate for hotels and guests

The $55 million jury verdict over nude videos of sportscaster Erin Andrews taken through a hotel peephole will likely reverberate a long time for hotels and their guests, whether she …

Former Reardan star reunites with 1966 teammates at State Bs

A hoops star from 50 years ago comes back to Spokane to watch the 2016 State B Hardwood Classic.

Oscar Pistorius appeal dismissed by South Africa’s highest court

A lawyer for Oscar Pistorius says South Africa’s highest court has dismissed the former track star’s appeal of his murder conviction.

Proposal with NFL concussion guidelines gets Idaho panel’s backing

An Idaho legislative panel on Tuesday introduced legislation to comply with the NFL and the Center of Disease Control’s new guidelines on athletic concussions.

Nonprofits to NFL: Stop pushing fantasy sports on kids

The National Football League should stop offering fantasy sports competitions to children because the games could lead some young sports fans down the path of gambling addiction, two nonprofit groups …

Dr. Bennet Omalu, who identified CTE, has 6-figure book deal

The forensic pathologist who identified the brain disease CTE afflicting numerous football players and was played by Will Smith in the movie “Concussion” is working on a memoir.

Christilaw: New (baseball) year is coming up to the plate

If you’re lucky, you have the kind of friends who are oblivious to time and absence. The type of friendship that picks right up where it left off, no matter …

Raiders, Chargers to get NFL support for new venues

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pledged Friday “to do everything possible” to help teams in Oakland and San Diego work to get new stadiums in their current markets.

Raiders, Chargers to get NFL support for new venues

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pledged Friday “to do everything possible” to help teams in Oakland and San Diego work to get new stadiums in their current markets.

College football’s recruiting process fascinating to follow

You could easily add college football to that famous quote by Otto von Bismark – the one that said: “Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we …

Amazon features Alec Baldwin, Dan Marino in its first Super Bowl ad has just released a sneak peek of its Super Bowl ad, which airs Feb. 7 on CBS.

49ers hire Chip Kelly as new coach

The San Francisco 49ers hired Chip Kelly as their coach Thursday, finding a focused, football-first leader CEO Jed York is counting on to turn the once-proud franchise back into a …

Christilaw: Wrestling makes room for athletes of all sizes

In a world fascinated with tallness, there’s a sport that makes room for people of all sizes.

Inland Northwest residents share their New Year’s resolutions for region

The staff at The Spokesman-Review posed the following question to Inland Northwest residents from all walks of life: “What’s one thing you’d like to see happen in the region in …

Washington State men’s basketball team takes Hawaii finale against New Mexico 82-59

The Washington State men’s basketball team won big in its final game of the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu on Christmas morning.