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Beavers' roadblock stops Irvine's magical run

COLLEGE BASEBALLOMAHA – It was a great run. A fun week. An unexpected success.But every silver lining has a cloud, and Wednesday evening the rain on UC Irvine's parade came out of Oregon.The defending national champion Oregon State Beavers ended Irvine's improbable College World Series...

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Inland Northwest is a basketball hotbed

COUGARS, BULLDOGSTwo for the price of one.CBS Sportsline writer Garry Parrish picks both Washington State and Gonzaga in his college basketball preseason top 25.The Cougars are picked seventh and the Zags No. 18. Pretty good for the Inland Northwest.• Former Gonzaga guard Derek Raivio had...

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Six-game losing streak closes doors on M's

MARINERSThe slide continues. And you have to wonder, as it reaches six games, if Mike Hargrove's seat is getting hotter.Probably, but don't expect anything to happen until the Reds leave town after Sunday's game. This weekend is a planned celebration of Junior's return, and no...

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EWU self-reports football violations

EAGLES, COUGARS, HUSKIESEastern Washington has reported itself to the NCAA for possible violations in the football program. And boy does it sound awful. There's the problem with the life skills "coach." Because he's a "coach," EWU may have had too many "coaches" on staff. Add...

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