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Chiefs limp off for long road trip

Every two years, WHL U.S. Division teams make an arduous road trip to play the six East Division teams in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. It's tough enough under average circumstances, but it will be more difficult for the Spokane Chiefs. Read story

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TUESDAY, FEB. 3, 2015

Kelly Olynyk averaged 17.8 points for the 32-3 Bulldogs, who finished the 2012-13 regular season ranked No. 1. (FILE)

Zags climbing polls much like 2013 team

The comparisons were bound to come, what with the teams' similar records, similar rankings, similar domination of the WCC, and, to some degree, similar makeup. How does No. 2 Gonzaga (22-1) stack up with the 2013 team that reached No. 1 and finished 32-3? Better...

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MONDAY, FEB. 2, 2015

Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler, left, intercepts the ball at the goal line in front of intended wide receiver Ricardo Lockette to clinch the victory for New England. (Associated Press)

Why Pete, why? 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It's almost 12 hours later and I am still at a loss for words. Well, there is one word I can utter, and have been uttering over and over since the end of Super Bowl XLIX. You probably have been as well. It's "why?" Read on.

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SUNDAY, FEB. 1, 2015

A trio of Tigers couldn’t keep Bulldogs forward Domantas Sabonis from scoring in the first half on Saturday. (Tyler Tjomsland)

Day after Memphis

I've got plans from 3-7 today so we'll get the day-after Memphis post out of the way early. Here's my game story and the fine photography of the S-R's Tyler Tjomsland. Read on.

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