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Goydos, Petrovic shoot 63, share lead in Champions’ finale

Paul Goydos and Tim Petrovic shot 8-under 63 to share the lead in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, leaving points leader Bernhard Langer seven strokes back in the PGA Tour …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 6:59 p.m.

Larry Stone: Is Mike Zunino trade a tweak or start of a rebuild for Mariners?

Jerry Dipoto’s offseason machinations were set in motion by the trade of Mike Zunino for Ray outfielder Mallex Smith. Whether this is just part of a small plan or the …


Matt Kuchar tied for lead at working vacation in Mexico

Matt Kuchar decides at the last minute to play the Mayakoba Golf Classic and makes it look like a wise decision with a 7-under 64 for a share of the …


Jessica McDonald scores and U.S. women down Portugal 1-0

Jessica McDonald scored in the 43rd minute and the U.S. women’s national team won its 500th match with a 1-0 victory over Portugal. The United States is now 500-65-74 overall …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 2:48 p.m.

Mallex Smith dealt to Mariners by Rays for Mike Zunino, Guillermo Heredia

Speedy outfielder and leadoff hitter Mallex Smith has been acquired by the Seattle Mariners from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher Mike Zunino and outfielder Guillermo Heredia as part of …


Ariya Jutanugarn fires a 68 to lead Blue Bay LPGA by 4 shots

Top-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn shot a 4-under 68 to take a four-stroke lead at the halfway point of the Blue Bay LPGA tournament. Jutanugarn had birdies on the final two holes …


West Valley girls’ team effort earn school’s third cross country state title, first since 1986

Distance runners train with a partner, and Emma Garza’s was with her the entire season.


Steve Christilaw: Cross country titles impressive

Numbers are a funny thing.


Washington’s new head wildlife manager talks wolves, birds, hunting in Spokane stop

The head of Washington’s wildlife management service visited Spokane on Monday, fielding questions about wolves, hunting opportunities, bird watching, angling and more.


Reflecting on 40 years of change in Yellowstone following wolf reintroduction

Longtime wolf researcher Mark Boyce presented a paper reflecting on his 40 years of work – as well as the work of some of his students and colleagues – on …


Washington wildlife officials order killing of members of two more wolf packs

For the first time Washington wildlife officials will attempt to kill wolves from three separate packs.


NBA roundup: Anthony Davis has 32 points, 15 rebounds; Pelicans end skid

Anthony Davis had 32 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks in his best game since spraining his right elbow nearly two weeks ago, and the New Orleans Pelicans ended a …


NHL roundup: After shot to head, TJ Oshie lifts Caps over Pens

T.J. Oshie left for the second time after taking Evgeni Malkin’s shoulder to the head but returned to score late and lift the Washington Capitals over the rival Pittsburgh Penguins …


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State girls soccer: Abby Jones, Maddy Christiansen of St. George’s make habit of state berths

Three consecutive state tournament appearances for the St. George’s Dragons have a common theme – Abby Jones and Maddy Christiansen, best friends since fourth grade.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 9:37 p.m.

Gonzaga’s depth leads to blowout victory over Montana in women’s basketball season opener

The turning point Wednesday night at the Kennel came when Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier turned to her bench.


Eastern Washington notebook: UC Davis star receiver Keelan Doss draws comparisons to Cooper Kupp

When fifth-ranked Eastern Washington (7-2, 5-1 Big Sky) plays host to fourth-ranked UC Davis (8-1, 6-0) at 1:05 p.m. Saturday at Roos Field in a key conference battle, the Eagles’ …


Top agent Scott Boras calls rebuilding teams ‘competitive cancer’

Scott Boras, the agent for free agent Bryce Harper and many of baseball’s top players claims rebuilding teams have become a ‘competitive cancer’ that caused this season’s 4 percent attendance …


Mariners finalizing a trade that would send catcher Mike Zunino, outfielder Guillermo Heredia to Rays

Multiple Major League Baseball sources said the Mariners are finalizing a deal with their favorite trade partner, the Tampa Bay Rays. Seattle would send catcher Mike Zunino and outfielder Guillermo …


No deal: Floyd Mayweather says he never agreed to bout in Japan

Floyd Mayweather now says his New Year’s Eve bout with Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa is off and that he was ‘blindsided“ by promoters. Mayweather posted a statement on Instagram saying …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

State football preview: Gonzaga Prep, Mead, Mt. Spokane lead area teams to state tourneys

State football starts this week with 10 teams in Washington slated for action on Friday or Saturday.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 7:38 p.m.

Gary Sanchez needs shoulder surgery, CC Sabathia to retire after ’19

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez will have surgery on his left shoulder in the next week, which could slow him during spring training but is not likely to keep him out …


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Nov. 8

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Nov. 8.


Reader photo: Wood duck sighting at Cannon Park

Buck Domitrovich took this photo of a wood duck at Cannon Park in late October.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 6:28 p.m.

Colorado fighting injuries, adversity as No. 10 Washington State comes to town

Stating the value of wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. to Colorado’s football team, coach Mike MacIntyre made an analogy Tuesday during his weekly press conference that would resonate with any …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 5:31 p.m.

Who is Geno Crandall? Graduate transfer from North Dakota on fast track learning Gonzaga’s system

Geno Crandall considers himself a positive person, which came in handy during several of the most stressful months of his young life.


Gonzaga-Texas Southern game switched to SWX, ROOT Sports airwaves

The Gonzaga-Texas Southern game on Saturday will be televised on SWX locally and ROOT Sports throughout the region.


Eastern Washington soccer player Ashley Valdivieso uses CPR to resuscitate man on team’s flight to tournament

Napping on a flight from Spokane to Denver, Ashley Valdivieso, a freshman on the Eastern Washington women’s soccer team en route to last week’s Big Sky Conference Tournament, woke up …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 6:40 p.m.

State volleyball preview: Freeman, Lakeside set up for possible showdown at State 1A tournament

In Northeast 1A volleyball, it almost always comes down to Freeman and Lakeside.