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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from
The Associated Press

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks have activated wide
receiver Deon Butler from the physically unable to perform list.
Butler broke his right leg during a touchdown catch late in the
fourth quarter against San Francisco last December. He’s been
practicing with the team the last three weeks and was activated

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) – Chris Owusu has been ruled out for No. 3
Stanford against sixth-ranked Oregon while the wide receiver
recovers from his latest concussion. Stanford coach David Shaw says
Owusu will not play against the Ducks on Saturday. He said the
receiver’s status for the rest of the season is still being

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Washington State coach Paul Wulff says
he’s not talking with his players much about persistent rumors
he’ll be fired if the Cougars don’t finish strong this season.
Wulff says it is best to ignore such rumors as he prepares his team
to play Arizona State on Saturday, but he acknowledged that’s not

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Ex-NBA player Jose Ortiz is being
held in federal prison in Puerto Rico after a judge revoked his
bail, saying he had tested positive for cocaine. Ortiz pleaded
guilty last week to drug charges. Ortiz played at Oregon State in
the 1980s before spending two seasons with the Utah Jazz from

NEW YORK (AP) – The Los Angeles Galaxy will play Toronto in an
all-MLS pairing in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals, and
the Seattle Sounders will meet Mexico’s Santos Laguna. Seattle,
Toronto, Morelia and Isidro Metapan will host the first legs of the
home-and-home, total-goals series from March 6-8.

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