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Lawsuit aims to kill stalled $2B methanol refinery project

Nov. 12, 2019 6:12 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday aims to keep one of the world's biggest methanol refineries from being built along the Columbia River in Washington state. Plans for the $2 billion refinery, shipping terminal and pipeline project in the small city of Kalama are already stalled after a state...

Raiders S Karl Joseph's best season derailed by injury

Nov. 11, 2019 6:35 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Karl Joseph was finally living up to his first-round draft billing when a season-ending foot injury derailed all that and left a major hole in the Oakland Raiders secondary. Joseph hurt his foot as he jumped to intercept a pass from Philip Rivers, marking the second straight game...

Seattle puts stamp on its first 10 years with 2nd MLS title

Nov. 11, 2019 4:39 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — As the week progressed, Adrian Hanauer's appreciation for what was going on with his club and his city was growing. Yet it was only in the final moments, when the Seattle Sounders held a three-goal lead in the MLS Cup title game, that Hanauer could look around and really take it all in. "At...

Seismologists measure shake from fans at MLS championship

Nov. 11, 2019 1:43 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Seismologists in Washington state have used Major League Soccer's championship as an opportunity to study information collected while fans shook the stadium. KING-TV reported the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network installed seismic monitors at CenturyLink Field Sunday for the championship...

STAT WATCH: BC's Dillon sets national high with 40 carries

Nov. 11, 2019 3:16 AM EST

AJ Dillon has been Boston College's workhorse for three years. He outdid himself against Florida State. The junior running back carried a career-high 40 times Saturday, the most by a Bowl Subdivision player since Boise State's Alexander Mattison ran the same number of times against Fresno State last December....

Steelers defense leads way in 17-12 win over Rams

Nov. 10, 2019 10:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The ball fluttered into the air and hung there for a split second. When it came back down to earth, it landed where it always seems to these days for the Pittsburgh Steelers: the seemingly omnipresent arms of safety Minkah Fitzpatrick. Pittsburgh's decision to send a 2020 first-round...

Sounders claim 2nd title in 4 years, beating Toronto FC 3-1

Nov. 10, 2019 8:42 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — They waited a decade to enjoy a celebration like this. As the Seattle Sounders paraded the championship trophy around their home stadium, only those clad in red headed for the exits. Ten years after helping change the scope of Major League Soccer, Seattle finally got to see its home team...

Mexico uncovers 10 more bodies from mass grave in Sonora

Nov. 10, 2019 5:53 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Forensic scientists in the Mexican state of Sonora have recovered 10 more bodies from mass graves near a beach town, raising the total number of bodies and skeletons found in the area since October to 52. The state attorney's office said Saturday they were tipped off to the desert burial...

Davison scores 25 to lead E. Washington past Seattle 74-66

Nov. 10, 2019 1:37 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Jacob Davison had 25 points, Kim Aiken Jr. had 11 points and a career-high 19 rebounds, and Eastern Washington topped Seattle 74-66 on Saturday night. Tyler Kidd had 13 points for Eastern Washington (2-0) and Mason Peatling added 10 points and three blocks. Terrell Brown scored a career-high...

Modster has 4 touchdowns in return, Cal holds off WSU 33-20

Nov. 10, 2019 12:10 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Devon Modster wasn't too impressed with the best game of his career. That it helped stop California's four-game losing streak was much more important to the Golden Bears quarterback. Modster passed for a career-high three touchdowns and rushed for a fourth in his first game back...