NW Sports from the AP

Date: 01/26/2016 04:59 AM

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

UNDATED (AP) – Washington is back in the Top 25 for the first time in nearly 13 years. The Huskies entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll at No. 25, buoyed by a four-game winning streak. It’s the first appearance for the school in the poll since March 3, 2003, which once again gives the Pac-12 five teams in the Top 25.

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) – Police have recommended felony charges of vehicular assault and hit-and-run against Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman for an October car crash after which he acknowledged smoking synthetic marijuana. The King County Prosecutor’s Office confirms having received the charging recommendations from the Bellevue Police Department.

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Washington State has hired JaMarcus Shephard as inside receivers coach, replacing David Yost. Coach Mike Leach says Shephard spent the past two seasons as the receivers coach at Western Kentucky. Last season, Western Kentucky finished fourth in FBS in passing average at 372 yards per game. Shephard coached a receiving group that caught 290 passes for 48 touchdowns.

UNDATED (AP) – The Vancouver Canucks host the Nashville Predators tonight in Rogers Arena. The Canucks are coming off a 4-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.


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