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SUNDAY, FEB. 11, 2007

How much better will the M's be?

MARINERSWith spring training beginning in some voluntary form this week, it seemed like a good time to start paying a little more attention to the M's.The much-improved M's.Just kidding.• The Seattle Times' Geoff Baker tried to figure out if they are any better today and…

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Eastern falls a game behind Portland

VANDALS, EAGLESThe Portland State Vikings are a flawed team. Their 16-11 overall record and 7-7 mark in Big Sky play doesn't scream perfection.But Saturday night in Cheney they were nearly flawless in two areas: offensive rebounds (grabbing 16 and turning them into 22 points) and…

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One number stands above all else: 21

COUGARSIt's hard to write any more superlatives about how WSU plays defense, so I'll just write a number: 91.That's how many points the Cougars yielded in two Pac-10 games against the Bay Area teams in Pullman this weekend.Ninety-one.I know, a lot of that has to…

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