Leach Says WSU Focusing On Next Opponent

cougsWSUWashington State's rare victory at Southern California last weekend may be huge in the eyes of fans but coach Mike Leach says his focus has shifted to playing Southern Utah. Leach was asked if last weekend's 10-7 win at USC was the high point of his coaching career at Washington State so far. He said the high point is always the next game on the schedule. Washington State hosts the lower-division Thunderbirds in the Cougars' home opener Saturday.

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Astros Rout M's 13-2

marinersbaseballJonathan Villar homered on the first pitch of the game and the Houston Astros coasted to a 13-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Villar connected off Joe Saunders (11-14), sending a drive well over the left-field fence for his first career homer. The Astros scored six times in the first three innings to chase Saunders. The left-hander allowed seven hits and a walk. He has lost six of his last eight decisions.

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Seahawks Renew Ties With Lewis-Mcchord

12thmanThe Seattle Seahawks are renewing their ties with Joint Base Lewis-McChord with Tuesday's ceremony to transfer the team's 12th Man Flag from soldiers who have returned from Afghanistan to air crews who constantly fly cargo planes globally.

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College Football 8/10/13

footballcollege PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State has promoted Rod Jensen to assistant men's basketball coach, taking the place of Ben Johnson, who recently left the program. Washington State coach Ken Bone announced the decision on Monday. Jensen was hired earlier this year as the Cougars director of player development.

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Seattle and Kings Arena: Investor Chris Hansen

hansen chrisCourt Rejects Challenge To Seattle Arena Plan
A Washington appeals court says tentative plans for a new professional basketball and hockey arena in Seattle do not violate state environmental law. Investor Chris Hansen has been trying to build a $490 million arena to draw the NBA and NHL to Seattle.

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