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Gonzaga drops to No. 2 in AP Top 25, Auburn flies to No. 1

War Eagle is flying high over men’s college basketball for the first time in history. A barely ranked afterthought to begin the season, Auburn climbed past Gonzaga to No. 1 in the AP Top 25 poll released Monday. The Tigers beat Kentucky over the weekend for their 15th consecutive win, then scooped up 45 of 61 first-place votes to become…

Seahawks fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr.

The Seattle Seahawks have fired defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. and passing game coordinator Andre Curtis. Seattle never finished higher than 16th in total defense or 11th in scoring defense during Norton’s four-year tenure. Seattle was 28th in total defense and 11th in scoring defense this season. A bigger issue was Seattle’s weak performance in the turnover battle because of a bend-but-don’t-break defensive mentality. The Seahawks created just 18 turnovers this season, ranking 25th in the league.  

Seahawks off-season scramble: fuzzy future and countless free agents

SPOKANE, Wash. — Football season is over for the Seattle Seahawks and this off-season could mean calamity for the team. What seemed like a hopeful season turned ugly quickly, losing five of their first eight games before the bye week. Wilsons’s injury combined with the defense’s inconsistency created a downward spiral that doomed the team from the start. This is…

Gonzaga reclaims No. 1 in AP Top 25

APA wild week of upsets led to big changes in the AP Top 25. Amid the chaos, a familiar team returned to the top. Preseason No. 1 Gonzaga climbed back to the top of The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll released Monday, ending Baylor’s five-week run. The Bulldogs had 25 first-place votes, 11 fewer than No. 2 Auburn, but edged the…

Gonzaga vs. San Francisco basketball game rescheduled for Thursday

Copyright 4 News NowSPOKANE, Wash. — After being postponed for two weeks, Gonzaga is set to play the University of San Francisco. The Zags host the Dons at McCarthey Athletic Center for a game that was originally scheduled on Jan. 6. The original game was postponed due to COVID-19 protocols within Gonzaga’s program. The game is now scheduled for 8…

Cooper Kupp named 1st Team All-Pro

NEW YORK, NY.  — Former Eastern Washington Eagle and now Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp was named to the NFL All-Pro Team Friday. Kupp is coming off his best season as a pro so far as he captured the wide receiver triple crown bringing in 145 catches for 1,947 yards and 16 touchdowns. He finished the regular season…