Local: Sports

Sports

Clint Dempsey holds up a Seattle Sounders jersey after he was introduced as the newest player for the MLS soccer team, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sounders and Fulham complete loan for Dempsey

U.S. national team captain Clint Dempsey will be returning to Fulham on a two-month loan from the Seattle Sounders

seattle seahawks pete carroll preseason

Seattle falters in 2nd chance to win division

Arizona’s 17-10 victory on Sunday pushed Seattle’s attempt to win the NFC West and wrap up home-field advantage in the conference to the final week of the regular season

seattle seahawks logo generic

Cards snap Seahawks’ 14-game winning streak

The Seattle Seahawks’ 14-game home winning streak was snapped by the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

western washington logo generic copy/wwu

WWU suffers second straight loss

Western Washington University lost 86-69 to Tarleton State University on Sunday at the 2013 South Point Holiday Hoops Classic.

huskies university of washington uw pac 12 college logo

No.10 UConn beats Washington

No. 10 Connecticut looked like it was in danger of losing to a Pac-12 team for the second straight game.

Canucks fans

Canucks edge Jets

Christopher Tanev scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and Vancouver edged Winnipeg, 2-1, for their sixth straight victory at home.

Courtesy of NBA Photos/Getty Images

Lillard leads Portland past New Orleans

Damian Lillard finished with 29 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 110-107 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

wsu cougars washington state univeristy pac 12 football logo

UTEP blasts WSU

Vince Hunter scored 15 points, as four players scored in double figures to help UTEP beat Washington State.

mikeleachwsu

Colorado State shocks Washington State

Colorado State overcame a 22-point deficit to beat Washington State 48-45 on Saturday in the New Mexico Bowl.

ewu eagles eastern washington university logo on white

Towson beats E.Washington

Towson (13-2) took over on its 29 with 1:35 left in the game and went 71 yards for the winning points.

Recent Headlines

in National

Postal carriers getting a panic button

Fresh
10-overlay3

It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

in Lifestyle

Oreos get thin, going for ‘sophisticated’ air

Fresh
oreo

Oreos are getting a new look.

in National

Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

congresspelosi

Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

in National, World

U.S. and Iran: the unbearable awkwardness of defending your enemy

kerrynucleartalks

It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.

in Sports

McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

mcilroy

Rory McIlroy's defense of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt.