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FILE- In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, shakes hands with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta.  The= Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Carroll and Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season began. Baltimore, Kansas City and Green Bay — all...

Seattle closes another pier after collapse of Pier 58

Sep. 19, 2020 9:41 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle officials ordered the closure of Pier 57 on the downtown waterfront Friday, saying they were concerned that the unstable status of nearby Pier 58 could put people in danger. Pier 57 is privately owned and houses the Miner’s Landing tourist shopping center, along with the Great...

Washington state gov., others react to Ginsburg's death

Sep. 19, 2020 12:27 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Reaction in Washington state to the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87. “We have lost one of the greatest American patriots to ever serve on the U.S. Supreme Court," Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee said in a statement. “Ruth Bader...

Seattle Sounders gather around captain Nicolas Lodeiro, center, after he scored the second of two penalty kicks in the first half of an MLS soccer match against Los Angeles FC, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Sounders move back on top of West with 3-0 win over LAFC

Sep. 19, 2020 12:14 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Nicolás Lodeiro scored on a pair of penalty kicks moments apart in the first half,and the Seattle Sounders moved back on top of the Western Conference standings with a 3-0 victory over Los Angeles FC on Friday night. Lodeiro converted the penalties just four minutes apart as the...

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, file photo, Seattle Seahawks fans yell during a San Francisco 49ers possession in the first half of an NFL football game in Seattle. Fans were attempting to set a Guinness World Record for fan noise.  One of the best homefield advantages in the NFL will sit empty on Sunday night, Sept. 20, 2020. . The Seattle Seahawks know it will be strange having no fans inside CenturyLink Field. But being an opponent in Seattle has gained such a reputation even some Patriots are disappointed there won't be fans.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Silent in Seattle: Noisy Seahawks fans absent for opener

Sep. 18, 2020 5:36 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For a normal Sunday night game in Seattle, the fans would start showing up in the morning, giving themselves plenty of time to find parking and begin their preparations for the evening’s festivities. Those parking lots will be empty this Sunday. No tailgates. No party buses. No...

Watchdog: Seattle officer's pepper-spraying kid unintended

Sep. 18, 2020 3:39 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's police watchdog on Friday released the results of several investigations stemming from complaints over officer conduct during anti-racism protests, finding in the most high-profile case that an officer did not mean to pepper-spray an 8-year-old boy. The incident on May 30 prompted...

2 test positive for COVID-19 after clean-air shelter stay

Sep. 18, 2020 11:10 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Two people who were staying at King County’s temporary shelter in Seattle to escape the poor air quality from wildfires have tested positive for COVID-19, the county Department of Community and Human Services said Thursday. The county opened the shelter on Sept. 11 to bring people who...

Seattle Mariners right fielder Phillip Ervin (20) makes a running catch of San Francisco Giants' Donovan Solano's fly ball during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 in San Francisco. The Giants defeated the Mariners 6-4. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

LEADING OFF: Seattle hosts Padres in San Diego, Fried back

Sep. 17, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: ___ ON THE ROAD AGAIN The Mariners open a three-game series as the home team in San Diego after the set was relocated due to air quality concerns in the Seattle area. The Mariners already had two games against the Giants moved from Seattle to San Francisco this...

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tyler Anderson (31) reacts to comments from the Seattle Mariners dugout after he hit Kyle Seager with a pitch during the second inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 in San Francisco. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Giants beat Mariners again in road game playing at home

Sep. 17, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nomadic Mariners are taking their bats from the Bay Area to Southern California for three more “home games” on the road. Wilmer Flores hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning of the Giants' 6-4 win Thursday that sent Seattle to a second home defeat played...

Smoke from wildfires fills the air at T-Mobile Park as photos of fans are displayed in the left field bleachers and CenturyLink Field is visible behind the ballpark sign during the second baseball game of a doubleheader between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Mariners-Padres series moved to San Diego due to air quality

Sep. 17, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners' upcoming series against the Padres has been relocated to San Diego due to air quality concerns in the Seattle area. Seattle will be the home team for all three games of the series that begins Friday night, meaning the Padres could be in position to clinch their first playoff...