PULLMAN — Nonstop rain, the familiar trappings of Martin Stadium and the sight of a Colorado quarterback wearing No. 12 may have been just the blend of things Washington State’s defense needed to turn the corner, or at least take an initial step toward doing so, while snapping a three-game l…
Oscar Harding scored a pair of second-half goals to pace the Whitman College men’s soccer team to its fifth straight win, a 3-0 victory over George Fox, Sunday in Northwest Conference action at the Whitman Athletic Complex.
Tekoa-Rosalia receiver Kale Struble caught touchdown passes of nine and 51 yards from quarterback Anthony Gehring in the final two-and-a-half minutes of the second quarter Friday night that allowed the Timberwolves to pull away from DeSales in a 54-26 Class B-8 football victory at Ty Baffney Field.
NEW YORK — An Atlanta businessman and former NBA referee was spared prison time Thursday after pleading guilty in a college basketball scandal that paid bribes to steer top athletes to certain schools and money managers.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Clint Bowyer has reached an agreement with Stewart-Haas Racing to return to the No. 14 Ford next season.
RENTON, Wash. — Earl Thomas won’t be the only familiar defensive back returning to Seattle this weekend.
TUKWILA, Wash. — The chase is on again.
LAS VEGAS — Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov was suspended Thursday for 20 games without pay for a violation of the NHL’s performance-enhancing substances program, the league said.
NEW YORK — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to be fired for his tweet supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and the league emphatically dismissed the request.
MABTON, Wash. — Walla Walla Valley Academy moved a step closer to clinching the Eastern Washington Athletic Conference volleyball championship here Thursday night with a straight-set victory over Mabton.
ST. JOHN, Wash. — Pomeroy rolled to its ninth consecutive Southeast 1B League prep volleyball victory here Thursday night by defeating St. John-Endicott-Lacrosse 25-20, 25-18, 25-15.
PRESCOTT — Colton took the measure of Prescott in straight sets here Thursday night in a Southeast 1B League prep volleyball match.
ATHENA — Visiting Union reaffirmed its status as the class of the Blue Mountain Conference here Thursday night and left Weston-McEwen in a possible second-place volleyball quagmire in the process.
DeSales celebrated homecoming in a big way here Thursday night as the Irish defeated visiting Liberty Christian of Richland 25-19, 25-15, 25-22 for their first victory of the Eastern Washington Athletic Conference season.
COLLEGE PLACE — It was deja vu all over again for the College Place volleyball team here Thursday night.
DENVER — Paul Millsap and Will Barton had 13 points apiece in Denver’s 110-104 win over Portland, where 15 Nuggets and 13 Trail Blazers logged at least 12 minutes in the preseason finale for both teams.
DENVER (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs rediscovered their mojo but lost their maestro.
KENNEWICK — This year continued to take its toll on the few, but proud, Walla Walla High School football players at another exhausting Mid-Columbia Conference battle here on Thursday night, with a potential win over bigger opposition once again snatched out of the Blue Devil grasps for the s…
NEW YORK — The New York Liberty are not renewing the contract of head coach Katie Smith the team announced Wednesday.
PULLMAN — A three-star wide receiver who committed to Washington State over the summer could now be playing his college football elsewhere.
SPOKANE — Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert and Washington State’s CJ Elleby are on the 20-player watch list for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.
PRESCOTT — Prescott scored three minutes into the match, held a 4-0 halftime lead, and handed visiting Walla Walla Valley Academy a 7-1 soccer loss here on Wednesday.
SEATTLE — Jacobe Covington’s Washington commitment lasted two days shy of two months.
GENEVA — Amid concern about the expected searing heat in Tokyo, the IOC wants to move the 2020 Olympic marathons 800 kilometers (500 miles) north to find cooler and safer race conditions.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Joe Maddon agreed to become the Los Angeles Angels’ manager.
RENTON, Wash. — The lasting image — or, at least, the last image — of Earl Thomas in a Seahawks uniform was his middle-finger gesture toward Pete Carroll.
SEATTLE — Fourteen teams are vying for this year’s MLS Cup, and the postseason features a single-elimination bracket, a first in the league’s 24-year history. The Sounders earned the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference and will host seventh-seeded FC Dallas on Saturday at CenturyLink Field.…
NEW YORK — A rainy day in the Bronx has left a most daunting October test for the New York Yankees vaunted bullpen: four games, four days and already a deficit to overcome against the Houston Astros in their AL Championship Series.
PULLMAN — Washington State head coach Mike Leach vehemently refuted a claim by his former quarterback, Connor Halliday, that a feud existed between Tracy Claeys and Darcel McBath, and that feud is what caused WSU’s defensive coordinator to resign from his post in the middle of the season.
SEATTLE — The Seattle Dragons might have created a loyal fan base in Auburn, Ala., during the second day of the XFL draft Wednesday that began with the defensive-back phase.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump honored the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, using the occasion to touch on the situation in Turkey and an agriculture deal with China.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The NFL says the number of concussions in exhibition games this year rose to 49 from 34 in 2018, an increase of 44 percent and a setback in efforts to reduce brain trauma.
BEREA, Ohio — The Browns traded disappointing offensive lineman Austin Corbett to the Los Angeles Rams for an undisclosed 2021 draft pick.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A person familiar with the decision says the Tennessee Titans will start Ryan Tannehill at quarterback instead of Marcus Mariota on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Rams acquired Jalen Ramsey from the Jaguars on Tuesday night, ending the star cornerback’s tumultuous tenure in Jacksonville with a trade to the defending NFC champions.
SEATTLE — The outcome seemed certain after a seven-run first inning and then became a little less so midway through the game, but it became official late Tuesday evening when closer Daniel Hudson secured the final out of the Washington Nationals’ 7-4 victory over the Cardinals at Nationals Park.
RENTON, Wash. — The Seahawks on Tuesday signed two former members of their 53-man roster in recent seasons — tight end Tyrone Swoopes and safety Adrian Colbert — to their practice squad.