Iowa up to No. 3 behind Clemson, Alabama

Iowa moved to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, taking advantage of the first losses by Ohio State and Oklahoma State to slip in behind No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama.

Busch completes comeback to win first Sprint Cup title

Kyle Busch watched the season opener from a hospital bed, his pregnant wife and his dogs by his side. He ended the year in victory lane, hoisting the Sprint Cup with his infant son in the middle of a celebration.

Goodell: Peterson ‘taking great advantage’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s letter to Adrian Peterson last year spelled out the reasons for his suspension and the conditions for his reinstatement in cold, unsympathetic terms.

Lydia Ko, 18, wins LPGA Tour player of the year honors

Cristie Kerr was the player of the week. Lydia Ko was the player of the year and pocketed another $1 million bonus. Inbee Park will be among the players of all-time.

Touchet falls in quarterfinal, 30-22

Almira-Coulee-Hartline’s Dallas Isaak jukes and fakes his way to 152 yard rushing and three touchdowns.

Dallas Isaak might not compare favorable to Liberty Christian’s John Lesser, but he did a pretty good imitation here late Saturday afternoon at Lions Field.

Missionaries dominate Yotes in 79-49 win

Maegen Martin scored 15 points and teammates Hailey Ann Maeda and Alysse Ketner added 14 apiece Saturday afternoon as Whitman recorded a 79-47 victory over the College of Idaho in a women’s collegiate basketball game on George Ball Court at Sherwood Center.

Whitman keeps the ball rolling

For the second time in as many games, the Whitman men’s basketball team delivered a 100-plus point beatdown to a visiting NCAA Division III opponent from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference on Saturday night on George Ball Court at Sherwood Center.

Warriors drop rematch with Clark

Walla Walla Community College suffered an elimination loss here Saturday in 2015 NWAC volleyball championship action.

Warriors split first two games

Emily Hancock posted a double, double here Friday for Walla Walla Community College in opening round action of the women’s tip off classic basketball tournament.

No. 24 Washington State downs Colorado, 27-3

On a frigid Senior Night at Martin Stadium, No. 24 Washington State closed out its home slate in the exact opposite way it started: with a dominating 27-3 blowout win against Colorado that gave WSU its eighth win for the first time since the 2003 season.