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New Mexico State dominates Seattle 87-60

Jan. 18, 2019 12:29 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Eli Chuha had 13 points and 10 rebounds on Thursday night and New Mexico State beat Seattle 87-60. JoJo Zamora and Terrell Brown added 12 points each for the Aggies (14-4, 3-1 Western Athletic Conference), who won their third straight. New Mexico State never trailed in the game and outscored...

Sounders land new jersey sponsor in online retailer Zulily

Jan. 17, 2019 6:07 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders have a new jersey sponsor after signing a multiyear deal with online retailer Zulily. The partnership was announced Thursday, along with Zulily's deal to be the jersey sponsor for the Seattle Reign of the NWSL. The Sounders had been sponsored by Microsoft and Xbox since...

Seahawks sign former 1st-round QB Paxton Lynch

Jan. 17, 2019 5:57 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are giving quarterback Paxton Lynch another chance in the NFL. Lynch's signing Thursday throws the former first-round pick directly into the mix as a potential backup for Russell Wilson. Lynch was cut by the Denver Broncos before the start of the 2018 season. He...

Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis

Jan. 17, 2019 3:42 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Microsoft says it will devote $500 million to address a problem its own success helped create: the severe need for affordable housing in the Seattle area. As the tech industry Microsoft brought to the region has boomed with the expansion of Amazon and other companies, the cost of housing has...

Mariners reach 1-year deal with Elias to avoid arbitration

Jan. 11, 2019 10:20 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Roenis Elias and the Seattle Mariners have avoided arbitration, agreeing to a one-year contract for $910,000. The left-hander was 3-1 with a 2.65 ERA in four starts and 19 relief appearances last season, when he made $598,000. He allowed 15 earned runs in 51 innings. Elias is likely to be a...

Cory Gearrin, Tim Beckham agree to deals with Mariners

Jan. 10, 2019 10:53 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Right-hander Cory Gearrin agreed to a $1.4 million, one-year contract with the Seattle Mariners and infielder Tim Beckham struck a $1.75 million, one-year deal. The 32-year-old Gearrin was 2-1 with one save and a 3.77 ERA last year in 62 games for San Francisco, Texas and Oakland. He struck...

Surgeons fear pelvic mesh lawsuits will spook patients

Jan. 10, 2019 7:18 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states, including Washington and California, over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence might scare patients away from the best treatment options — or maybe even push the products off the...

Seattle TV editor fired after Trump video appears altered

Jan. 10, 2019 6:49 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle TV station has fired an editor after airing video footage of President Donald Trump's Oval Office address on immigration that appears to be altered. FOX affiliate Q13 broadcast video from the Tuesday night speech that showed a more orange-toned Trump with his tongue hanging out...

WNBA coaches, GMs tab McCowan for top pick in mock draft

Jan. 10, 2019 1:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press polled a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers for a mock draft of the two rounds this spring. Panelists were limited to college seniors and eligible foreign players, and they could not offer a pick for their own team. While last season there was a clear-cut No. 1...

Bettman: Seattle will host NHL draft and All-Star weekend

Jan. 9, 2019 7:31 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — On his first trip to Seattle since the city was granted the NHL's 32nd franchise, Commissioner Gary Bettman announced a couple more rewards for the future franchise's investment. Bettman said the league has promised Seattle it will host All-Star weekend within its first seven seasons, with...