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The latest sports news and notes from around the Puget Sound area.

Tony Wroten sent to D-League

The one-time Husky standout struggled in the NBA and the Memphis Grizzlies sent him down to the D-League on Tuesday.

Mariners add 5 minor leaguers to roster

The Seattle Mariners added five players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft.

Robert Andino reacts to Mariners trade

Seattle Mariners infielder Robert Andino reacts to being traded from the Baltimore Orioles.

M's pitcher has emergency brain surgery

Anthony Vasquez, who last pitched for the Mariners in 2011, underwent brain surgery over the weekend to clear up a life-threatening issue.

Eagles snag No. 2 seed in FCS playoffs

The Eagles will play the winner of the Wagner vs. Colgate game on Dec. 1.

Eastern Washington grabs No. 2 FCS tourney seed

Eastern Washington awaits either Colgate or Wagner in the second round of the FCS Tournament.

Palmer's 15 carry Zags to 62-53 win over Badgers

Haiden Palmer scored 15 points as the Gonzaga Bulldogs topped Wisconsin at home on Friday night.

Basketball recruit Aaron Gordon cuts list to three

Top-10 overall recruit Aaron Gordon trimmed his list to three schools on Thursday night, and the Washington Huskies remain on the list.

Seattle NBA, NHL Arena conceptual plans released

The plans to bring a new arena to Seattle took a step forward on Friday.

Brandon Roy's knees are bothering him...again

Roy's knees are already bothering him and he's just a couple of weeks into the regular season.

Solo, Stevens get hitched after court appearance

Former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens and two-time gold medal winning soccer star Hope Solo officially tied the knot on Tuesday after an alleged assault and a court appearance, according to a report.

Mariners installing huge video display at Safeco

The new display over the center field bleachers will be the largest in MLB.

Ryan thinks Seahawks loss was closer than score

Rex Ryan believes the Jets' loss in Seattle "wasn't a complete beatdown." He is probably wrong.

CBS to broadcast Arena League starting in 2013

On Tuesday, CBS and CBS Sports Network agreed to a deal with the Arena League to broadcast their games. Included will be a Saturday night package.

Erasmo Ramirez on Nicaragua's team for WBC

The young pitching prospect is one of five Mariners prospects to play in the upcoming World Baseball Classic qualifying games.

More details on Jerramy Stevens & Hope Solo case

More details are beginning to emerge in the Jerramy Stevens and Hope Solo saga. Stevens was released and not charged on a count of fourth-degree assault.

Seattle selected as NCAA tourney host in 2015

It will be the first time in a decade that March Madness has descended upon the Emerald City.

Mike Holmgren could coach Dallas Cowboys

The former Seattle head coach and Browns exec could find the ideal situation in Dallas given his relationship with Jerry Jones.

Zach Lavine leads list of top WA basketball talent

High school basketball season has arrived. Here is your guide to the top players in Seattle and the rest of Washington state.

Gonzaga hosts West Virginia in early season test

After a tune up against Southern Utah, the Zags play host to the Big East's West Virginia.

Marquess Wilson quits, accuses Leach of abuse

Star Washington State receiver Marquess Wilson has released a statement accusing coach Mike Leach of "physical, emotional and verbal abuse."

Chip Kelly to the NFL one day? Probably

Oregon's head coach could be facing a career change in the next few years, according to a report.

Mariners expected to be finalists for Hamilton

General managers across baseball expect Seattle to make a serious run at the Texas slugger.

Matt Hasselbeck displeased with fine

Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck isn't happy with the fine the NFL assessed on him for a supposed horsecollar tackle.

Elias Harris lands on preseason Wooden Award list

Gonzaga's Elias Harris was named to the preseason Wooden Award list on Thursday.

Brock Motum named to preseason Wooden Award top 50

Washington State forward Brock Motum was named to the Wooden Award preseason top 50.

Alameda Ta'amu to stand trial

Alameda Ta'amu will stand trial in Pittsburgh for being caught drinking and driving and assault.

Seahawks DC Bradley prime for a head coaching job

After turning the Seahawks defense into a force, count defensive coordinator Gus Bradley among coaches primed for a head coaching job next season.

What does legal weed mean for NCAA athletes?

SB Nation's Team Speed Kills examined how legalization of marijuana affects college athletics.

Zags ranked as third-best basketball program

The Basketball Times updates their rankings every five years, and the Bulldogs are now listed as the third-best men's basketball program in the nation.

M's sign RHP Iwakuma through 2014

The Seattle Mariners signed right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma to a two-year contract extension that will keep the 31-year-old with the team through 2014.

Schadenfreude? Thunder lose at the buzzer

Tony Parker became a hero to some in Seattle for the day, beating the Zombie Sonics at the buzzer.