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No Brees, no problem: Bridgewater, Saints top Seahawks 33-27

Sep. 22, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater wanted to stay composed. He wanted to remain calm and in control while taking over for the next several weeks with the New Orleans Saints' leader, Drew Brees, sidelined with injury. But emotions can often be tricky to control. And in the moments before making his first...

Davis first September HR lifts Orioles past Mariners 2-1

Sep. 22, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For one brief moment, the Chris Davis of years ago made an appearance at Camden Yards. Sweet stroke, long ball, slow home run trot. It was all there for Davis, who savored an uplifting moment in an otherwise dreary season. Davis hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, a blast from...

Sewage spill closes part of Duwamish River to fishing

Sep. 22, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Sewage that spilled into the Duwamish River has closed part of the waterway to fishing and other activities. The Seattle Times reports an estimated spilled 320,000 gallons (1.2 million liters) of sewage spilled Thursday near the Duwamish Waterway. Seattle Public Utilities spokeswoman Sabrina...

Climate change threatens health in Northwest

Sep. 22, 2019 10:05 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Around this time last year, news outlets blared alarming headlines: Breathing the air outside was as bad as smoking several cigarettes. Wildfire haze blotted out the sun and turned the moon orange. Weather apps simply listed the forecast as "smoke." Just because this summer has been clear,...

Smith's sprint in 13th to lift Mariners over Orioles 7-6

Sep. 22, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Edging off second base with two outs in the 13th inning, Mallex Smith had one thought in mind as Orioles third baseman Rio Ruiz whipped the ball across the diamond. "I am definitely going to win that game," Smith said. Smith scored after Tim Lopes beat out an infield grounder, and the...

Braves beat Giants 6-0, clinch 2nd straight NL East title

Sep. 20, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday night that eliminated the Giants from postseason contention in Bruce Bochy's last year as San Francisco manager. Acuña scored three runs...

Amazon, other tech workers join Seattle climate rally

Sep. 20, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — As they joined a massive climate march led by Seattle school students Wednesday, hundreds of Amazon workers celebrated the company's recent vow to cut its use of fossil fuels but said there's more work to do. "We will not take our eyes off Amazon's carbon emissions," software developer...

2nd case of vaping lung illness reported in King County

Sep. 20, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a second case of vaping-related lung illness has been reported in King County. KOMO reports there have now been five vaping-related illnesses reported in Washington state - one in Mason County, two in Spokane County, and two in King County. Health officials said Friday the...

Defensive end Ziggy Ansah to make Seahawks debut

Sep. 20, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Ziggy Ansah, wide receiver David Moore and defensive tackle Poona Ford are set to return to the lineup Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Ansah will be making his debut for the Seahawks after being held out of the first two games to give his...

2 backups better than 1 for New Orleans Saints

Sep. 20, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The debate started once Drew Brees went down last Sunday. How should the New Orleans Saints handle their quarterback situation going forward? Start savvy veteran Teddy Bridgewater? Or, turn to the exciting, multifaceted Taysom Hill? It has been a topic of discussion all week of whether it'll...