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Custer, Barriere help E. Washington beat Cal Poly 42-41

Nov. 17, 2019 12:49 AM EST

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Antoine Custer had 107 yards rushing and four touchdowns, Eric Barriere threw for a score and ran for another, and Eastern Washington beat Cal Poly 42-41 on Saturday night for the Eagles’ third consecutive win. Barriere was 11-of-22 passing for 176 yards and added 164...

Hornets edge Knicks on Graham’s 9th 3-pointer

Nov. 16, 2019 11:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Another night, another late 3-pointer to win for the Charlotte Hornets. First, it was Malik Monk heaving a 26-footer to edge Detroit. It was Devonte’ Graham’s turn Saturday. Graham made his ninth 3-pointer of the game with 2.8 seconds remaining, finishing with 29 points to...

Gordon leads Washington State over Stanford 49-22

Nov. 16, 2019 9:00 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon threw for 520 yards and five touchdowns in a victory over Stanford, and coach Mike Leach was full of praise for the senior on Saturday. “Right now he is probably playing quarterback better than anyone in the country,” said...

Garrett’s helmet swing is latest violent incident in sports

Nov. 16, 2019 4:05 AM EST

Violence is part of the game in many sports but Myles Garrett crossed a line that attracts the attention of authorities sometimes from within their sport and in other cases from criminal prosecutors. The Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end ripped the helmet off Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hit...

Stanford, Washington St look to redeem disappointing seasons

Nov. 15, 2019 2:34 PM EST

Stanford and Washington State will face off Saturday trying to take the next step toward redeeming disappointing seasons. Both teams need to win two of their next three games to qualify for a bowl, a solid goal for programs out of contention in the Pac-12 that have made a habit of getting to the postseason in...

After 20 years, Washington tribe hopes to hunt whales again

Nov. 14, 2019 7:51 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Patrick DePoe was in high school the last time his Native American tribe in Washington state was allowed to hunt whales. He was on a canoe that greeted the crew towing in the body of a gray whale. His shop class worked to clean the bones and reassemble the skeleton, which hangs in a tribal...

Fentanyl overdose kills Washington state Olympic athlete

Nov. 14, 2019 3:48 PM EST

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state medical examiners have confirmed that an Olympic discus thrower found dead in his hotel room in September died from a fentanyl overdose. KOMO-TV reports that Snohomish County medical examiners ruled that the death of 42-year-old Jarred Rome was an accident after...

Carroll’s latest Seahawks proving to be resilient bunch

Nov. 14, 2019 2:24 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Quandre Diggs became part of the Seattle Seahawks less than a month ago. He has appeared in one game during that time. His only bond to the Seahawks before his arrival via trade from Detroit was a longstanding friendship with wide receiver Tyler Lockett. He has no lengthy history or...

UCLA’s hopes for South title still alive facing No. 8 Utah

Nov. 14, 2019 12:15 PM EST

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: UCLA at No. 8 Utah. Strange as it sounds, the Bruins could throw a giant wrench into the Pac-12’s hopes of returning to the College Football Playoff by pulling an unlikely upset in Salt Lake City. Utah holds a one-game lead...

Old dogs, new tricks: 10,000 pets needed for science

Nov. 14, 2019 7:20 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity too. The project will collect a pile of pooch data: vet records, DNA samples, gut microbes and information on food and walks....