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Aces wrap up No. 1 playoff seed with 109-100 win over Storm

Aug. 14, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 33 points, seven rebounds and nine assists and Las Vegas wrapped up the best regular-season record in the WNBA, defeating Seattle 109-100 in a regular-season finale on Sunday. Kelsey Plum, who had 23 points for the Aces, scored seven points in the...

Coast Guard responds to small oil spill near San Juan Island

Aug. 14, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a diesel spill off the west coast of Washington state's San Juan Island after a 49-foot (15-meter) fishing vessel sank with an estimated 2,600 gallons (9,854 liters) of fuel on board. A Good Samaritan rescued all five crew...

Police: Woman dies in Seattle light rail station accident

Aug. 14, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Police say a woman has died after being struck by a Seattle light rail train at a station on Sunday. KIRO-TV reports that firefighters worked to extricate the woman from between the train and a platform at the Mount Baker Station. She was evaluated by paramedics...

Seager 26th HR matches career high as Rangers beat M's 7-4

Aug. 13, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — With a bunt, a blast and some grittiness, the Texas Rangers finally snapped a long losing streak against the surging Seattle Mariners. Corey Seager matched a career high with his 26th homer after rookie Bubba Thompson drove in a run with a sacrifice squeeze...

Storm secure No. 4 seed, spoil Fowles' home finale for Lynx

Aug. 13, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tina Charles had 23 points and nine rebounds, Jewell Loyd scored 21 points and the Seattle Storm secured the No. 4 seed in the WNBA playoffs with a 96-69 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Friday night, spoiling Sylvia Fowles’ final regular-season home game. ...

Delle Donne scores 24, Mystics stay in race for No. 4 seed

Aug. 12, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 24 points to help the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 82-70 on Friday night. Washington (21-14) moved within a half-game of fourth-place Seattle, which plays later Friday, for the No. 4 seed in the playoffs. The top-four seeds...

Seattle hospital to divert some patients due to capacity

Aug. 12, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Harborview Medical Center in Seattle will temporarily stop accepting less acute patients and will divert them to other health care systems as capacity challenges worsen, according to the hospital’s CEO. “All hospital systems (are) very much over capacity with...

West Seattle Bridge to reopen after yearslong closure

Aug. 12, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The West Seattle Bridge will open Sunday, Sept. 18, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation. The date is the most specific milestone set by the city since the bridge closed more than two years ago due to safety concerns and provides weary West Seattle...

Mariners reinstate All-Star Julio Rodríguez from 10-day IL

Aug. 11, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners reinstated All-Star center fielder Julio Rodríguez and catcher Curt Casali from the 10-day injured list on Thursday ahead of a lengthy road trip. Rodríguez has been sidelined since getting hit on the wrist by a pitch in Houston on July 30. He...

Seahawks QBs Lock, Smith hope for edge in preseason opener

Aug. 11, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The biggest question surrounding the Seattle Seahawks enters a new phase this weekend, one where the variables are out of their control. The race between Geno Smith and Drew Lock to replace Russell Wilson as Seattle's starting quarterback will hit another gear...