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Huskies’ softball duo strike up unlikely friendship after scary diagnosis

University of Washington softball teammates Courtney Gano, left, and Kylee Lahners have forged a close friendship. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)

Washington softball players Kylee Lahners and Courtney Gano couldn’t be more different, yet they’re fast friends after bonding following Gano’s diagnosis and recovery from a rare neurological order.

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Major League Soccer power rankings, 4/1

There is a new basement dweller in this week's version of my Major League Soccer power rankings. I see you, Philly. Last week’s ranking in parentheses 1. Dallas (1) Weathered absences, red card to earn home point 2. Vancouver (7) Performances have been underwhelming, but wins keep on coming 3. Los Angeles (2) Didn't find its...

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Report: Gilles Dierickx expected to transfer from Washington

Fourth-year junior center Gilles Dierickx is leaving Washington, according to ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman who compiles a list on Division I players expected to transfer. Washington has not made an official announcement in regards to Dierickx, who remains on the school's online roster. The 7-foot Belgian had difficulty finding a spot in the rotation after transferring...