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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8, 2014







Kelowna maintains top ranking

The Kelowna Rockets (33-4-0-2) of the Western Hockey League remained No. 1 in the Canadian Hockey League rankings for a second consecutive week. The other ranked WHL teams are Calgary, which moved up one spot, and Portland, which dropped two. Victoria is still an honorable…

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WSU releases 2014 football schedule

If home is where the heart is than the Cougars should show plenty of it in the 2014 football season. After opening the season against Rutgers in Seattle's CenturyLink Field on August 28th, the Cougars will have five home games in Martin Stadium. The game…

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Kyle Wiltjer averaged 10.2 ppg as a sophomore. (Associated Press)

Wiltjer works on body, game

Kyle Wiltjer's games come in the weight room, as he tries to reach his next goal. They come in agility/flexibility training with strength and conditioning coach Travis Knight with the goal of making quicker decisions and transferring that to the rest of his body. They…

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Will Edgar ever be a Hall of Famer? 

A GRIP ON SPORTS It won't be a good day in the Edgar Martinez household. The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its 2014 inductees this morning and once again the best line-drive hitter to ever wear a Mariners uniform will be disappointed. Read on.

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Wednesday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- We now live in a world in which the Cougars have a winning streak over the Huskies in women's basketball. For perspective, I was turning five the last time that happened, and Grippi was turning 25. The Cougars ended WSU's 36-game winning…

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