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Hundreds of shelter dogs, cats flown across the Pacific

Oct. 29, 2020 8:51 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — More than 600 dogs and cats flew across the Pacific Ocean from crowded Hawaii shelters to Washington state, Oregon, Idaho and Montana, where there's more space for them to await adoption — a charity operation that organizers said is the largest pet rescue flight. The furry friends...

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) pulls in a touchdown pass as Arizona Cardinals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (20) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Lockett takes moment to appreciate record day for Seahawks

Oct. 29, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Even though it came in a loss, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett allowed himself a little bit of appreciation for what he accomplished last week. Considering it’s only been done two other times in NFL history, it should be recognized. “I try to reflect of it...

FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Kendall Graveman throws to a Houston Astros batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Houston. Graveman and the Mariners agreed to a $1.25 million one-year contract Thursday, Oct. 29, after the team declined his $3.5 million option in favor of a $500,000 buyout. Graveman agreed last year to a $2 million deal that included a $1.5 million salary for 2020 plus the option year. He earned $555,556 in prorated pay. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Mariners re-sign RHP Kendall Graveman to $1.25M, 1-year deal

Oct. 29, 2020 7:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Right-hander Kendall Graveman and the Seattle Mariners agreed to a $1.25 million one-year contract on Thursday after the team declined his $3.5 million option in favor of a $500,000 buyout. Graveman agreed last year to a $2 million deal that included a $1.5 million salary for 2020 plus the...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) escapes the reach of Arizona Cardinals strong safety Budda Baker (32) as outside linebacker Haason Reddick (43) pursues during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Seahawks host 49ers in another key NFC West showdown

Oct. 29, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — While running out to the best start in franchise history and becoming the last unbeaten team in the NFC, the Seattle Seahawks knew the reality of where they stood wouldn’t come until they started division play. It took one week for that reality to slap Seattle with a reminder how...

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Fair housing groups: Redfin 'redlines' minority communities

Oct. 29, 2020 3:01 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Several fair housing organizations accused Redfin of systematic racial discrimination in a lawsuit Thursday, saying the online real estate broker offers fewer services to homebuyers and sellers in minority communities — a type of digital redlining that has depressed home values and...

Columbia River navigation markers replaced in Washington

Oct. 29, 2020 10:18 AM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has started a project to replace dozens of steel rods known as king piles in the Columbia River that warn boats and other vessels about the locations of underwater dams. The $2.1 million project will replace dozens of 65-foot (20-meter) steel rods...

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) runs as Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Seahawks extremely thin at running back as 49ers approach

Oct. 28, 2020 9:04 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks started this week with only one healthy running back and little certainty that any of their three injured options will be able to play Sunday against San Francisco. Chris Carson, Carlos Hyde and Travis Homer are all dealing with injuries coming out of last...

Dee Strange-Gordon's $14M option declined by Mariners

Oct. 28, 2020 8:51 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners declined their $14 million club option on infielder Dee Strange-Gordon for the 2021 season on Wednesday, making the veteran eligible for free agency. Strange-Gordon spent the past three seasons with the Mariners. He came to Seattle as a starter in 2018, splitting time...

Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap (96) is able to sack Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) in spite of being blocked by Ravens offensive tackle Orlando Brown (78) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Seahawks get pass rush help in Carlos Dunlap from Cincinnati

Oct. 28, 2020 8:05 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Carlos Dunlap made it clear he wanted out of Cincinnati and got his wish. The Seattle Seahawks hope by getting Dunlap out of Cincinnati, they've landed an answer to help solve their underperforming defense. In dire need of defensive help, the Seahawks acquired Dunlap from the Bengals...

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2019 file photo, Southern California quarterback Kedon Slovis throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon in Los Angeles. Slovis returns s quarterback for his sophomore season in November.  (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

Pac-12 embarks on short season with lots of new faces at QB

Oct. 28, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

The so-called Conference of Quarterbacks has had some considerable turnover at the position heading into the season. Gone are some of the Pac-12's big names: Oregon's Justin Herbert, Washington State's Anthony Gordon, Arizona's Khalil Tate and Utah's Tyler Huntley. Just five quarterbacks who started regularly...