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Week 5 preview: No. 10 NC State and No. 5 Clemson take stage

Sep. 29, 2022 08:06 AM EDT

What's being called the biggest game in North Carolina State history and Florida State's first game in four years as an AP Top 25 member have put the Atlantic Coast Conference in the national spotlight Saturday. Whether the games are played as scheduled depends on the path Hurricane...

No. 15 Washington at UCLA top Pac-12 football this week

Sep. 29, 2022 01:55 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 15 Washington at UCLA, Friday. The Huskies have turned things around quickly in their first season under coach Kalen DeBoer. Washington (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12) has had a great pass rush so...

George Kirby, Eugenio Suarez lead Mariners past Rangers, 3-1

Sep. 29, 2022 01:34 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — George Kirby allowed one run over six innings, Eugenio Suarez had three hits and an RBI and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Wednesday night. Trying to secure a playoff spot for the first time since 2001, Seattle rebounded after dropping the series...

Seattle Children’s emergency room sees unprecedented demand

Sep. 28, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Children’s Hospital is seeing “unprecedented demand” in its emergency department, resulting in longer wait times and providers seeing some patients in the waiting room, officials said this week. Seattle Children’s Emergency Medicine medical director...

Seahawks' Diggs thankful for time in Detroit ahead of return

Sep. 28, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Looking back on how his career started and the opportunity that was given has only strengthened the feelings Quandre Diggs has for the Detroit Lions. Maybe not so much the coaching regime that decided Diggs was expendable and led to his trade to Seattle. But...

GOP candidate apologizes after antisemitic post surfaces

Sep. 28, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A GOP candidate for the Washington Legislature has acknowledged that a post he put on social media in 2020 is antisemitic. Dan Johnson of Laurel, who is running to represent part of northwest Washington in the House, posted a meme on Facebook that showed a...

Kraken understand need to improve in second season

Sep. 28, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Kraken’s first season ended up looking like most other NHL expansion seasons. And still there was a significant feeling of underachievement after the team launched with the hope of contending for a playoff spot in Year 1. Seattle’s...

Addition of Fiala means heightened expectations for Kings

Sep. 28, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After making the playoffs last season for the first time in four years, Todd McLellan thinks the easy part is done for the Los Angeles Kings in their rebuilding project. Now comes living up to expectations. “We have to accept that responsibility to step up...

WA--Washington Digest, 1pm update, WA

Sep. 28, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select Washington stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of Washington and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org Questions about coverage plans are welcome and...

College Football Picks: Michigan, Washington hit the road

Sep. 28, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

For a few ranked teams, the first month of the season was all about home sweet home. No. 4 Michigan (4-0), No. 9 Oklahoma State (3-0) and No. 15 Washington (4-0) will play their first road games of the season this weekend. The Cowboys have a big one in the Big 12...