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No. 25 Washington State hosts No. 12 Oregon in Pac-12 game

Oct. 18, 2018 10:05 AM EDT

No. 12 Oregon (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) at No. 25 Washington State (5-1, 2-1), 7:30 p.m. ET (Fox) Line: Washington State by 3. Series record: Oregon leads 47-41-7. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Washington State and Oregon both seek to become bowl eligible and to keep pace with No. 15 Washington in the race for the Pac-12 North title....

As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to follow

Oct. 18, 2018 1:56 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — More than two dozen countries have relaxed their marijuana or other drug laws, and a number could consider legalizing in the not-too-distant future. The South American nation of Uruguay was first to legalize marijuana in 2013. Canada became the second on Wednesday and its size and global...

Cowboys look to solve road puzzle with trip to Washington

Oct. 17, 2018 7:58 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Well more than half of Dak Prescott's sacks and all four of the Dallas Cowboys quarterback's interceptions have come on the road. There are plenty of other numbers to illustrate the stark contrast between the Cowboys at home and away from AT&T Stadium, starting with the symmetrical...

Pullman braces for big crowds attracted by GameDay broadcast

Oct. 17, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The city of Pullman has declared a public transportation state of emergency in anticipation of the big crowds expected for the ESPN College GameDay broadcast from the Washington State campus this weekend. The city says the declaration is required to comply with federal codes. KXLY-TV...

Redskins' defense ready for Elliott-led Cowboys running game

Oct. 17, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Even after Dak Prescott rushed for 82 yards and a touchdown last week, the Washington Redskins aren't zeroing in on stopping the Dallas Cowboys quarterback. "We don't really care about him running," linebacker Zach Brown said. "Him running is not really our concern." Their concern is...

Don't expect NFL to institute a national anthem policy soon

Oct. 17, 2018 2:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect the NFL to institute a national anthem policy this season, if at all. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell emphasized on Wednesday the work teams and players are doing in the community and didn't say whether the league and the NFLPA are moving closer toward any agreement on the...

All current US champions to compete at Skate America

Oct. 17, 2018 12:08 PM EDT

For the season following an Olympics, when the world's best figure skaters tend to take a break, Skate America certainly is packed with top U.S. competitors. The six-event Grand Prix series begins in Everett, Washington, on Friday with all six American champions in action: world gold medalist Nathan Chen, U.S....

Seahawks' Pete Carroll reflects after death of Paul Allen

Oct. 16, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll's favorite memory of Paul Allen is an obvious one. February 2014. In New Jersey. On the field of MetLife Stadium raising the Vince Lombardi trophy. "He wanted to be a champion and to be up on the stage with him in the crowd and the confetti's flying and all that, and to...

Army Corps revives review of Washington coal-export project

Oct. 16, 2018 7:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers has revived an environmental review of a controversial coal-export project in Washington a year after state environmental regulators denied the project a key permit. Washington Ecology Director Maia Bellon expressed concerns about the Corps' decision to restart...

Future of Paul Allen's sports holdings remains unclear

Oct. 16, 2018 6:56 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Paul Allen's love was basketball and he delved into professional football out of loyalty to his hometown Seattle. In the wake of his death, Allen's ownership of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and NFL's Seattle Seahawks has come into focus because of questions about how the franchises...