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Last Build Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:59:57 -0800


Photos: Seattle Sounders beat Houston Dynamo 2-0

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:51:55 -0800


Seattle Reign signs Jodie Taylor, a forward currently playing for Arsenal

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:40:11 -0800

This will be Jodie Taylor’s second stint in the NWSL, having spent the 2014 season with the Washington Spirit and 2015 with Portland.

Sounders post 2-0 playoff victory over Houston on goals by Svensson and Bruin

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:52:25 -0800

Stefan Frei, out with a hamstring injury and missing only his second game all year, became a mere footnote on a night after a first-half offensive barrage put the Sounders in control of the playoff series

Lewis, Urlacher, Moss, Seymour among hall semifinalists

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:11:17 -0800

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — First-year eligibles Ray Lewis and Randy Moss are among 27 semifinalists for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The hall said Tuesday that all ties for the 25th spot in the semifinals also advance. Others in their initial year of eligibility who made this cut are Brian Urlacher, Richard […]

Seahawks opponent: First look at San Francisco

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:41:51 -0800

Coming off a tough Monday night loss to Atlanta, the Seahawks seek a quick turnaround against the 1-9 49ers.

WSU’s Alex Grinch named semifinalist for the Broyles Award

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:01:26 -0800

WSU defensive coordinator is one of 15 semifinalists for the Broyles Award

Olympic champion Gabby Douglas says team doctor abused her

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:34:47 -0800

Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas says she is among the group of athletes sexually abused by a former team doctor. Douglas, the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and a three-time gold medalist, wrote in an Instagram post Tuesday that she waited so long to reveal the abuse by Larry Nassar because she was part of a […]

Watch: Adam Jude and Stefanie Loh break down the 110th Apple Cup

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:29:21 -0800

Adam Jude and Stefanie Loh broke down the key matchups of the game, how weather might factor in, the importance of the game to both sides and offered their score predictions.

Sounders FC vs. Houston Dynamo: Live updates from Leg 1 of the Western Conference Finals

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:22:56 -0800

Follow live with us for updates, highlights and more as the Sounders battle the Houston Dynamo on the road in Leg 1 of the Western Conference Finals.

Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei out with hamstring injury

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:20:44 -0800

Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei will miss Tuesday night's opener of the Western Conference Final against the Houston Dynamo with a hamstring injury suffered Sunday in training.

Poll: What was the biggest reason for the Seahawks’ loss?

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:05:22 -0800


Husky Headlines podcast: FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman on Apple Cup, Mike Leach’s future in Pullman and Chip Kelly’s potential return to the Pac-12

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:03:25 -0800

Bruce Feldman, a college football reporter for FOX Sports and Sports Illustrated, will be in attendance for his first Apple Cup on Saturday night at Husky Stadium, and he helps break down the matchup. He also discusses Mike Leach’s future in Pullman and Chip Kelly’s potential interest in a return to the Pac-12. There’s also […]

Analysis: Dissecting what went wrong on the Seahawks’ failed fake field goal and wasted time outs against Atlanta

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:59:00 -0800

When they work, trick plays can become the stuff of franchise lore. The Seahawks maybe don’t even make it to a second straight Super Bowl if not for the fake field goal in the 2015 NFC Championship game when, with 4:44 left in the third quarter and Seattle trailing Green Bay 16-0, coach Pete Carroll […]

AP Source: QB Paxton Lynch to start for Denver

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:48:27 -0800

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — It’s time to see conclusively if quarterback Paxton Lynch is a bust or just a late bloomer. The Denver Broncos’ former first-round draft pick will make his first start this weekend at Oakland, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition […]

Week 12 NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks fall back out of the top 10

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:47:35 -0800

As of today, only Atlanta of that trio would be in the playoffs and that as a wild card team. Instead, it’s the trio of Philadelphia, Minnesota and New Orleans that continues to dominate the NFC. Here's a look at the latest NFL power rankings.

Miami gets bump to No. 2 behind Alabama in playoff rankings

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:27:54 -0800

Miami made a small but potentially significant move up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four. Wisconsin and Auburn remained next up behind the top four in a week when the top half of the selection […]

Former Nathan Hale standout Michael Porter Jr. of Missouri to miss rest of season after back surgery

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:19:27 -0800

Porter, who led Nathan Hale to the Class 3A state basketball championship in March, played two minutes in Missouri’s opener this season and has been out since.

Cougars rise to No. 13, Huskies up to No. 17 in College Football Playoff rankings

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:15:50 -0800

Both teams move up one spot this week.

AP source: MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:14:27 -0800

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball, its players’ union and the Japanese commissioner’s office agreed Tuesday to a new posting system that could allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Ohtani to be put up for bid next week, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The agreement is still not in writing and […]

Bowl projections: Where will the UW Huskies and WSU Cougars go bowling?

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:44:45 -0800

The Huskies are unlikely to play in a New Year's Six bowl, but the Cougars have a chance. Here's a look at the latest bowl projections.