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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 10:50 p.m.

Gonzaga’s offense putting up record-setting numbers

Twenty-one games don’t represent a full season, but it’s enough of a sample size to indicate significant trends. Like the one that Gonzaga can flat score the ball.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 10:44 p.m.

Girls basketball: Genesis Wilkinson scores 13 points, East Valley still in league title chase

Roundup of Tuesday’s preps girls basketball action from Eastern Washington and North Idaho.


GSL girls: Tomekia Whitman scores 16 points and No. 2-ranked Central Valley tops Ferris

Roundup of Tuesday’s Greater Spokane League girls basketball action.


Mariners finally get chance to honor Edgar Martinez’ election

Edgar Martinez finally got to celebrate his Hall of Fame election in the place he called home for his entire career. Martinez spent last week being honored on the East …


Annual Backcountry Film Festival set

The 14th annual Backcountry Film Festival is Thursday. Money from the festival goes toward the ongoing shared-use efforts in the Lookout Pass area.


Idaho starts big-game rule, season setting process

Idaho Fish and Game staff will hold a series of open houses around the state to talk to hunters about their preferences for rules and seasons for the upcoming big-game …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 10:50 p.m.

Aaron Neary soaks in Super Bowl experience as part of Los Angeles Rams’ practice squad

Playing deeper into the winter than he has, Aaron Neary relished what was anything but a normal bye last week in Los Angeles.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 10:50 p.m.

Bonners Ferry’s Kameron Hill, battling cancer, puts entire senior season into one shot

Kameron Hill missed his entire senior season battling cancer. His teammates not only wanted him with them on senior night, they elected him to start.


‘Bromance’ of Tom Brady, Julian Edelman key to Patriots success

Teammates have called their relationship a “bromance.” Tom Brady himself openly uses the word love to describe the bond between himself and Julian Edelman, a receiver that he’s come to …


USC’s Nick Rakocevic still developing as force in the middle

Southern California’s Nick Rakocevic is making a strong case to be regarded as one of the Pac-12’s most improved players this season. The junior center leads the conference with nine …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 3:51 p.m.

Predators’ Austin Watson suspended, in substance abuse program

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson has been suspended without pay as part of the NHL’s substance abuse program. The NHL and NHL Players’ Association say Watson is in Stage Two …


Todd Gurley says he taught Sony Michel to ‘run and catch’ at Georgia

Rams running back Todd Gurley and Patriots running back Sony Michel were college teammates at Georgia in 2014. Gurley took a good-natured jab at Michel when he said he had …


2-point shootouts? NCAA looks to limit OT football games

The NCAA football rules committee is going to consider changes to the overtime format. The goal is to make it less likely for games to go beyond two extra possessions …


Matthew Slater carries proud family football tradition

Matthew Slater is more than halfway to his father’s longevity as an NFL player. He doesn’t plan to equal it. The star special teamer of the New England Patriots just …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 5:01 p.m.

Back from lifetime ban, Jenrry Mejia gets minors deal with Red Sox

Relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia, allowed back into baseball after a lifetime ban caused by three positive drug tests, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox. …


Doug Ferguson: Justin Rose, Adam Scott hit $50M milestone together

Justin Rose won at Torrey Pines. Adam Scott challenged him to the final hole. And thanks to that 1-2 finish at the Farmers Insurance Open, both surpassed $50 million in …


Rams’ Brandin Cooks grabs 2nd shot at Super Bowl after Patriots trade

Brandin Cooks played for the Patriots in last season’s Super Bowl, and he will play for the Los Angeles Rams against New England this week. The 25-year-old receiver has put …


Defensive issues plaguing Auburn during losing streak

The Auburn Tigers are still scoring at a high rate, but so are their opponents. The Tigers, who spent six weeks in the Top 10, have dropped from the rankings …


Texans QB Deshaun Watson surprises mom with home renovation

Deshaun Watson’s mother Deann Watson spent years encouraging him to chase his dreams. Watson has achieved one of his biggest goals of reaching the NFL. Now the Houston Texans quarterback …


Chloe Jackson’s unusual path to point guard for No. 1 Baylor women

Chloe Jackson took an unusual path to being the starting point guard for the top-ranked Baylor women and coach Kim Mulkey. Jackson joined the Lady Bears as a graduate transfer …


Golf notes: Be it age or injury, Tiger Woods now begins year at a slower pace

Tiger Woods wrapped up his week at Torrey Pines with a 67 to tie for 20th and said it was good to shake off some rust and see what needs …


Paul Newberry: How will brash Rams cope with wily ol’ Patriots?

The guys from LA seemed to enjoy the spectacle. The silly questions. The ridiculous antics. The carnival-like atmosphere. Why wouldn’t they? It’s all new to most of them.


In the younger, cheaper NFL, Super Bowl champs get cut, too

The NFL’s inexorable trend of going younger and cheaper does not bypass the best in the league. An Associated Press analysis of Super Bowl champions over the past seven years …


3-time major champion Andy Murray says he had hip operation

Andy Murray says he had hip resurfacing surgery and had a metal joint implanted. The three-time major champion posted a message on Instagram saying he had the operation in London. …


NBA roundup: Warrior whip Pacers, run win streak to 11

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UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 10:15 p.m.

Ramdom thoughts: Longtime EWU SID and Rams fan Dave Cook is in football heaven

I was a Rams fan long, long ago. Like 50 years. Even before the 1973 move from the white horn on their helmets to the yellow. Before the hometown Seahawks …


Top 25 roundup: Zion Williamson, No. 2 Duke overpower Notre Dame

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