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Seattle Kraken GM Ron Francis leaves open possibility of changes after team misses playoffs

Apr. 22, 2024 15:11 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Kraken general manager Ron Francis said Monday evaluations are still ongoing about whether there will be changes with head coach Dave Hakstol or any of the coaching staff after the third-year franchise missed the playoffs. Francis said the team is still in...

Red Stars win at Reign. Angel City tops Courage for its first home win of the year

Apr. 21, 2024 22:23 PM EDT

Mallory Swanson had a goal and an assist as the Chicago Red Stars beat the Seattle Reign 2-1 on Sunday in the National Women's Soccer League. The Reign (1-4-0) have lost four straight for the first time since 2013. Chicago (3-1-1) silenced the crowd at Seattle's Lumen...

Longtime AP journalist, newspaper publisher John Brewer dies at age 76

Apr. 20, 2024 15:09 PM EDT

John Brewer, whose coast-to-coast journalism career spanned 50 years, including nearly two decades at The Associated Press, has died. He was 76. Brewer and his longtime friend Randy Johnson were on their annual fly fishing trip in Montana on Friday when the boat Brewer was in hit a...

Seattle Storm become 2nd WNBA team to open their own practice facility

Apr. 18, 2024 20:36 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Alisha Valavanis walked around as the new performance center for the Seattle Storm was unveiled on Thursday filled mostly with joy and a little sadness. The joy for the CEO of the Storm — who has been with the team for nearly a decade — came from helping bring to...

Booming cold drink sales mean more plastic waste. So Starbucks redesigned its cups

Apr. 18, 2024 17:38 PM EDT

Booming sales of cold drinks at Starbucks have created a problem: growing amounts of plastic waste from the single-use cups that Frappuccinos, Refreshers, cold brews and other iced drinks are served in. The coffee giant said Thursday it plans to alleviate some of that waste with new...

Even with John Schneider still in charge a new era arrives for Seahawks entering 2024 NFL draft

Apr. 18, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For the first time in 14 years, general manager John Schneider will be leaning on a new voice inside the Seattle Seahawks draft room. The influence Pete Carroll carried as Schneider’s partner when it came to putting together the plans for how Seattle would...

Alaska Air: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 18, 2024 05:49 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Air Group Inc. (ALK) on Thursday reported a loss of $132 million in its first quarter. The Seattle-based company said it had a loss of $1.05 per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 92 cents per share. The...

Alaska Airlines briefly grounds flights due to technical issue

Apr. 17, 2024 12:32 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines briefly grounded all flights Wednesday due to a technical issue. The Seattle-based airline said in a statement it requested a ground stop for all Alaska and Horizon air flights out of an abundance of caution after it “experienced an issue while...

Jorge Polanco and Mitch Haniger homer, power Mariners to a 9-3 win over the Reds

Apr. 16, 2024 00:58 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jorge Polanco and Mitch Haniger homered, and Seattle’s slumping offense produced a season high in runs as the Mariners beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-3 Monday night. The Mariners had their highest scoring game since August 26, 2023, when they scored 13 times against...

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators shut down airport highways and key bridges in major US cities

Apr. 16, 2024 00:13 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pro-Palestinian demonstrators blocked roadways in Illinois, California, New York and the Pacific Northwest on Monday, temporarily shutting down travel into some of the nation's most heavily used airports, onto the Golden Gate and Brooklyn bridges and on a busy West Coast highway. ...