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Pick Six: Top college awards could feature repeats

The race for the top individual awards in college football this season will have some standout players seeking repeats.


Prince Amukamara, Bears secondary seeking more interceptions

Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara has had a solid training camp and both he and the Chicago Bears secondary look to add to their league-leading interception total of last year despite …


Jimmy Garoppolo has no good, very bad practice day for 49ers

Jimmy Garoppolo had a practice to forget in his final session before facing an opposing defense for the first time since suffering a season-ending knee injury in September. Garoppolo threw …


Seems like old times: Boise State, Fresno State top MW teams

Boise State and Fresno State are the preseason Mountain West favorites. It’s no surprise considering the two teams met in the league’s title game last season. Utah State quarterback Jordan …


J.J. Arcega-Whiteside hopes more Spaniards join him in NFL

J.J. Arcega-Whiteside is already a trailblazer before catching his first touchdown pass. Arcega-Whiteside became the first player born in Spain drafted in the NFL when the Philadelphia Eagles selected him …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

King’s court: LeBron James dedicates court at his hometown school

LeBron James has dedicated a basketball court at the school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown. Joined by his former teammates from nearby St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 4:33 p.m.

Rematch with BYU comes early in WCC schedule for Gonzaga women’s basketball

The West Coast Conference schedule announced Tuesday morning has the Bulldogs playing at BYU on Jan. 2.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 5:17 p.m.

Pirates’ Jameson Taillon has elbow surgery, will miss 2020 season

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon will miss the 2020 season after undergoing reconstructive surgery on his right elbow for a second time. The team said the right-hander underwent Tommy …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 6:50 p.m.

Last season, Willie Taylor III made the play to clinch Washington State’s historic 11-win campaign

Willie Taylor III’s first season as a key fixture for Washington State’s defense was largely punctuated by two plays.


Tiger Woods needs good week, good health to make it to East Lake

The course is familiar to Tiger Woods. The circumstances are not. Woods is playing the BMW Championship at Medinah, where he twice won the PGA Championship. But the Masters champion …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 2:47 p.m.

Mets place Jeff McNeil on IL with hamstring injury, recall Ruben Tejada

The New York Mets have placed All-Star Jeff McNeil on the 10-day injured list and have recalled infielder Ruben Tejada from Triple-A Syracuse. The Mets say McNeil suffered a mild …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 5:27 p.m.

Indians turn around slow start, surge back into contention

The Cleveland Indians have staged an impressive comeback. After scuffling for two months, they’ve been baseball’s best team since early June and have overcome a huge deficit in the AL …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 1:18 p.m.

Giants WR Golden Tate: Doctor told him fertility drug not banned

New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate III is considering taking legal action against the doctor who prescribed a fertility drug that led to his four-game suspension at the start …


Chiefs’ new defensive staff comes from varied backgrounds

The first step in rebuilding the much-maligned Kansas City defense was hiring a new coordinator, which the Chiefs did in Steve Spagnuolo. The next step in their overhaul? Piecing together …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 5:47 p.m.

‘Like … a horror movie’: Camper saves family of 4 from wolf attack

It was about half past midnight when Russ Fee woke up to the sound of frantic shouts coming from a campsite next to his in Canada’s Banff National Park. From …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 12:20 p.m.

Nationals ace Max Scherzer declares himself ready to return

Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer says he is ready to get in a game for the Washington Nationals and come off the injured list. Scherzer played catch at …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 4:06 p.m.

Gerrit Cole says hamstring injury not serious

Houston Astros ace Gerrit Cole said his sore right hamstring is “not super serious” a day after he was a late scratch in the second game of a doubleheader against …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 3:35 p.m.

Pac-12 has no clear favorite, but plenty of potential

The Pac-12’s national championship drought hits 15 years this winter, and there are few signs of a respite. Several of the conference’s traditional powers are in states of rebuilding or …


Stephen Curry embraces Warriors’ change, praises Kevin Durant

Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce someday about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors. For now, Curry is embracing new beginnings as …


Jon Kitna returns to NFL with Cowboys, seeks growth in Dak Prescott

Jon Kitna is back in the NFL with one of the quarterback’s former teams in the Dallas Cowboys after coaching high school football for seven years. Kitna’s return has plenty …


State fish managers to discuss Columbia salmon, invite pulbic

The public is invited to attend a series of committee meetings comprised of members of the Washington and Oregon fish and wildlife commissions to discuss the next steps in the …


MLB Capsules: Yanks top O’s 8-3, run win streak over Baltimore to 15 games

Domingo German pitched seven strong innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 8-3 on Tuesday night, running their winning streak …


MLB roundup: Yankees top Orioles 8-3, run win streak over Baltimore to 15 games

Domingo German pitched seven strong innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 8-3 on Tuesday night in New York, running …


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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 9:56 p.m.

Jake Hoover helps Spokane Indians sweep Boise

Jake Hoover scored, drove in a run and stole a base and the Spokane Indians beat the Boise Hawks 3-1 in the finale of a three-game series at Memorial Stadium …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 10:01 p.m.

Kyle Seager, Tom Murphy combine for five homers in Mariners win over Detroit

Kyle Seager left Comerica Park with the first three-homer game of his career, and he had no idea how it happened.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 8 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 11-6 victory against the Detroit Tigers

Kyle Seager hit three home runs and had six RBIs and Tom Murphy added two homers – the duo going back-to-back in the fourth and sixth innings – as the …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 9:41 p.m.

Ol’ Crimson streak in jeopardy as College GameDay announces 2019 debut in Magic Kingdom

The first show of the season will coincide with Florida’s Aug. 24 clash with Miami as part of the Camping World Kickoff at Camping World Stadium in Florida.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 7:54 p.m.

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh says he wouldn’t lie about transfer

Coach Jim Harbaugh is lashing out at Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell, who says Michigan didn’t support a transfer’s attempt to play for the Bearcats right away. Harbaugh says he told …