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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...

Ruling clouds future of southeast Alaska king salmon fishery

Aug. 11, 2022 15:24 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal court ruling this week has thrown into doubt the future of a valuable commercial king salmon fishery in Southeast Alaska, after a conservation group challenged the government's approval of the harvest as a threat to protected fish and the endangered killer whales that eat...

Injured Carpenter expects to return this season for Yankees

Aug. 10, 2022 20:44 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — New York Yankees sparkplug Matt Carpenter said Wednesday he expects to return this season and won't need surgery on his broken left foot. Carpenter saw a specialist in Seattle on Wednesday morning before the Yankees' series finale against the Mariners. Carpenter...

Santana's homer rallies Mariners for 4-3 win over Yankees

Aug. 10, 2022 20:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In a clubhouse with little experience of being in a playoff chase, Carlos Santana is the old guy that can be turned to for advice and guidance. And sometimes he comes up with a clutch hit or two as a reminder he's still pretty good player. Santana...

Lucky 13: Mariners top Yankees in extras for tense 1-0 win

Aug. 10, 2022 03:30 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After four hours of dominant pitching, some bad baserunning and slick defense, Luis Torrens and the Seattle Mariners finally broke through. Torrens singled with one out in the 13th inning to score Eugenio Suárez, and the Mariners beat the New York Yankees 1-0 on...

Storm set WNBA record with 37 assists, beat Sky 111-100

Aug. 10, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 25 points and nine rebounds, Gabby Williams added 21 points and seven assists, and the Seattle Storm set a WNBA record with 37 assists in a 111-100 victory over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night. Seattle also set a franchise record for scoring in...

Seattle City Council OKs outlawing abortion discrimination

Aug. 09, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — It will soon be illegal in Seattle to discriminate against people for seeking or receiving an abortion, part of the city’s efforts to preserve reproductive rights locally. The Seattle City Council on Tuesday passed a measure making it illegal to discriminate...

Fauci receives honorary Hutch Award before Mariners game

Aug. 09, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci was presented with an honorary Hutch Award on Tuesday night prior to the Seattle Mariners' game against the New York Yankees. The Hutch Award has been awarded by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center based in Seattle and typically to a Major...

Smith expected to start at QB when Seahawks open preseason

Aug. 09, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Geno Smith is expected to get the start at quarterback when the Seattle Seahawks open the preseason this weekend against Pittsburgh, coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday. Smith has been the leader in the competition with Drew Lock to be Seattle’s starting QB...

Washington ferries to get $38 million to improve services

Aug. 09, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington State Ferries will receive $38 million from the Federal Highway Administration to improve its ferry service. Eight other Washington ferry providers — including the King County Department of Transportation — will receive around $4 million in federal...