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MLS Cup returns to Cascadia as Seattle Sounders defeat Toronto FC at home

Excerpt: Our Sounders have done it again. They're champions for the second time in three years, having defeated Toronto to win the MLS Cup.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned “for life” from the NBA, commissioner announces

Excerpt: Good­bye and good rid­dance, Don­ald Ster­ling: NBA Com­mis­sion­er Adam Sil­ver has banned Don­ald Ster­ling for life from any asso­ci­a­tion with the Clip­pers or the NBA, it was announced today at a press con­fer­ence in Man­hat­tan. Com­mis­sion­er Sil­ver has also fined Mr. Ster­ling $2.5 mil­lion, the max­i­mum amount allowed under the NBA Con­sti­tu­tion. The fine mon­ey […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Seattle Seahawks advance to Super Bowl, Pacific Northwest celebrates big playoff win

Excerpt: For only the sec­ond time in fran­chise his­to­ry, the Seat­tle Sea­hawks have found their way to the Super Bowl, the most watched sport­ing event in the world and the annu­al cham­pi­onship game of the Nation­al Foot­ball League. Seat­tle punched its tick­et by beat­ing its divi­sion rival, the San Fran­cis­co 49ers, for the sec­ond time this […]
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WOW! Félix Hernández pitches first perfect game in Mariners history at Safeco Field

Excerpt: All hail King Félix! The twen­ty-six year old Mariners pitch­ing phe­nom solid­i­fied his place in base­ball his­to­ry by becom­ing the first Seat­tle pitch­er to toss a per­fect game in front of 21,000+ cheer­ing fans on a sun­ny sum­mer day at Safe­co Field. The Mariners scored just one run against the Tam­pa Bay Rays, but that […]
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Good luck, Dad… go Mustangs!

Excerpt: We don’t usu­al­ly cov­er high school sports here on The Advo­cate, but I’d be remiss if I did­n’t men­tion that my alma mater’s cross coun­try team is com­pet­ing today in the State Cham­pi­onships, coached by my dad, Denis Vil­leneuve. The Red­mond Mus­tangs are mak­ing their nine­teenth trip to the state meet, but it’s the first […]
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