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John Blanchette
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John Blanchette is a freelance columnist who writes about local sports issues.

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Nov. 9, 2019, 11:18 p.m.
This grad transfer business – it’s a little like Christmas shopping, right?

Nov. 7, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
Playing actual basketball at both ends. Guarding and everything. With a ... what do they call those again? Oh, right. A plan.

Nov. 5, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
There was a sitcom-worthy moment last week after Gonzaga’s exhibition game romp as a few young Bulldogs relaxed in their locker-room lounge, refueling on some grub and, well, doing what kids do.

Nov. 3, 2019, 9:14 p.m.
John Blanchette: Perhaps it’s time for the Seattle Seahawks to ditch the beloved Haida eagle logo for something more befitting the 2019 season, like the tai chi symbol. You know. Yin and yang.