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Sports The ins and outs of the NFL playoff races (New) The ins and outs of the NFL playoff races
With five of the six playoff slots in the NFC and four in the AFC decided, some would think much of the drama of the schedule's final week has been removed. Think again.
Sports Alleyne sets Pac-12 record, but Oregon falls to Fresno State Alleyne sets Pac-12 record, but Oregon falls to Fresno State (Photo Gallery)
Oregon senior forward Jillian Alleyne had a historic day, recording her 19th straight double-double with 26 points and 16 rebounds, and the Ducks rallied back from a 15-point first half deficit but could not complete the comeback against the Bulldogs of Fresno State, losing the game 68-59.

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Professional Colin Kaepernick working on how he answers media
Unexpectedly cheerful and far more chatty than the norm, Colin Kaepernick insisted he takes every part of his job seriously and is working at giving more thoughtful public responses even after poor performances.
Professional Shopping frenzy: Mariners Toy Spree (Video)
The staff at Toys R Us in Bellevue is likely still stocking shelves Wednesday after a huge, pre-dawn shopping spree.

The store opened up for Toys for Kids, a non-profit that buys presents for kids served through local homeless and other charitable groups.

Preps

Sports 7 hurt when lightning strikes near Tampa Bay game 7 hurt when lightning strikes near Tampa Bay game
Officials with Tampa Fire Rescue say seven people have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a lightning strike in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium.
Sports Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia
Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night.
Sports Tiebreakers and scenarios take center stage Tiebreakers and scenarios take center stage
Already in are AFC division winners Denver (West), New England (East) and Indianapolis (South). Arizona owns at least a wild-card spot in the NFC and will take the West title by beating Seattle on Sunday.
Sports Seahawks Gift Guide Seahawks Gift Guide (Photo Gallery)
Thank goodness for the Seahawks! Not only are they a great team and super entertaining tomorrow - the wealth of Seahawks-themed EVERYTHING in this city makes gifting very, very easy. Take a look at some of our favorite Hawks gift items.
Sports Arizona turns to little-known QB for Seahawks game Arizona turns to little-known QB for Seahawks game
Arizona coach Bruce Arians cut quarterback Ryan Lindley at the end of the preseason. Now he's put the offense in Lindley's hands in the biggest game of the Cardinals' season.