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Wilson snaps tie with 3rd period goal, Caps edge Blackhawks

Oct. 20, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Capitals admitted they weren't at their best. Still good enough to pull out a win to start a five-game road trip. Tom Wilson broke a tie with 8:13 left and the Capitals rebounded after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Sunday night for their third...

After weeks of magic Wilson, Seahawks falter vs. Ravens

Oct. 20, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Expecting Russell Wilson to remain perfect for an entire season, let alone another week, was unrealistic. At some point there was going to be a mistake. With how well Wilson had been playing through the first six weeks of the season, a deflected pass or some kind of fluky play would make...

Jackson's legs, Ravens defense roll past Seahawks 30-16

Oct. 20, 2019 9:20 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Lamar Jackson was mad. He was mad about settling for field goals three times in the first half. Mad about a delay-of-game penalty and a 13-yard run on third down when he needed 15 yards. Mad to see Justin Tucker trotting on the field again for a field goal. John Harbaugh saw the anger, so he...

Canucks get off to fast start, hold on to beat Rangers 3-2

Oct. 20, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Vancouver captain Bo Horvat wanted to set the tone early after a tough loss the previous day. He got the Canucks started with a needed power-play goal and they bounced back with a big road win. Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal first period and the Canucks...

Gordon, Borghi lead Washington State past Colorado 41-10

Oct. 20, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — After a few frustrating weeks, Washington State coach Mike Leach was pleased to see the Cougars play with a level of consistency that has been absent. "Consistency and the mental tough ness to stay focused from one play to the next," Leach said. "Everyone wants to get ahead of...

Jordan Morris has hat trick, Sounders outlast Dallas FC 4-3

Oct. 20, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jordan Morris was coming close to watching extra time from the sideline. Instead, he watched his last shot of the day go into the net to win the game. Morris scored in the 113th minute to complete a hat trick in the Settle Sounders' 4-3 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday in the first round...

Herbert rallies No. 12 Oregon past No. 25 Washington 35-31

Oct. 19, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — For all he's accomplished in his Oregon career, Justin Herbert had never faced the challenge of rallying from this much of a deficit, on the road and against the Ducks' most hated rival. Doing so would all but lock up the Pac-12 North, keep Oregon on the very fringes of the College Football...

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

Oct. 19, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It's not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song. It's a new variety of apple, coming to a grocery store near you Dec. 1 Cosmic Crisp is the first apple ever bred in Washington state, which grows the majority of the United States'...

Fant likely to get second start at tackle for Seahawks

Oct. 18, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seahawks lineman George Fant made his first start in three years at left tackle for Seattle in Cleveland. He was just slightly more prepared for the opportunity this time than he was in 2016. "It took a little time to get going, knock a little rust off," Fant said. "Once I got going I...

Washington state to vote on affirmative action referendum

Oct. 18, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — More than two decades after Washington state voters banned affirmative action, the question of whether one's minority status should be considered as a contributing factor in state employment, contracting and admission to public colleges and universities is back on the ballot. The Nov....