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Following Seattle’s lead, women’s sports leagues band together with SheIS initiative

Women’s sports leagues are banding together with a new initiative, SheIS. Eight leagues, including the WNBA, U.S. Tennis Association, Women’s Pro Fastpitch League and Canadian Women’s Hockey, will try to …

UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018

Seattle NHL expansion group names Tod Leiweke team president

The NHL expansion effort in Seattle has taken another step forward, naming Tod Leiweke as the president and CEO for the prospective club. The move is not a surprise considering …

Instagram effect? Number of Seattle-area hikers has doubled in less than 10 years, data shows

More than 940,000 adults who live in the Seattle area say they’ve been hiking in the past 12 months – double the number from 2008, according to survey data from …

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018

Oak View Group says it surpassed 25,000 NHL season ticket commitments for Seattle in just over an hour

Oak View Group says it acquired 10,000 NHL season ticket deposits in just 12 minutes while it had surpassed 25,000 in a little over an hour. Fans were asked to …

Backers of NHL team in Seattle hope for decision in June

Famous supporters trying to bring professional hockey to Seattle say they hope to hear in June whether their application for an expansion team succeeds. Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer, billionaire David …

NHL wants Seattle, but does Emerald City rank as hockey town?

They showed up on a Tuesday night in early January to enjoy the 2-for-1 beers and hot dogs, the free parking, the $15 tickets a few rows off the ice …

Geoff Baker: Seattle’s KeyArena bid gets timely assist from NHL

The NHL’s recent announcement it would accept an expansion application for a future Seattle franchise might have surprised those who hadn’t closely followed this city’s arena drama. But those close …

Gary Bettman says NHL will consider Seattle expansion bid

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league’s board of governors has agreed to consider an expansion application from Seattle. Bettman said the expansion fee has been set at $650 million …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017

Seattle mayor inks KeyArena deal to lure NBA, NHL teams

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has inked an agreement with a private developer to renovate KeyArena so the venue could be ready for an NBA or NHL team.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017

Seahawks rule Kam Chancellor out for rest of season

The Seattle Seahawks will be without strong safety Kam Chancellor for the rest of the season due to a neck injury he suffered earlier this month, coach Pete Carroll said …

Group seeking Seattle NBA team says it would build 2 arenas

An investment group that wants to build a sports arena for professional basketball and possibly hockey has offered to also rebuild KeyArena, the former home of Seattle’s departed NBA franchise. …

In Seattle, arena debate rests on potential teams, timing

For more than half this decade, the debate around building a new arena in Seattle has gone nowhere.

UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017

Cameron Dollar out as head coach at Seattle after 8 seasons

Cameron Dollar is out as the head coach at Seattle after eight seasons where he was unable to turn the Redhawks into a contender in the Western Athletic Conference. Dollar …

Shooting victim Alden Gibbs Jr. stays positive with help of friends, Eastern Washington teammates

Super Bowl Sunday found Alden Gibbs Jr. the way it always does: surrounded by friends.

Men accused of robbing Mariners’ pitcher, high-end homes

A group of thieves has been arrested in connection to a number of high-end residential robberies that includes Mariners’ pitcher Felix Hernandez as a victim.

Pete Carroll: Richard Sherman played 2nd half of season with knee injury

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman played the second half of the season with an injured knee, although he was never listed on any injury report.

Sensors to capture any earth shaking during Seahawks game

Scientists with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network are installing new sensors to measure the earth shaking during Saturday’s Seahawks football game against the Detroit Lions.

David Crisp, Noah Dickerson power Washington past Seattle

David Crisp hit a career-high five 3-pointers and finished with 16 points, Noah Dickerson led Washington with 21 points and 17 rebounds, and the Huskies rolled past city rival Seattle …

Group interested in KeyArena renovation for NBA, NHL in Seattle

About 15 months ago, a top executive with the AECOM architectural firm met in Chicago with a member of the Madison Square Garden Company to discuss ongoing developments at KeyArena.

Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin snatch game in final minute for Seahawks’ 12-10 victory over Dolphins

Hobbled by an ankle injury, Russell Wilson pulled off another fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 2-yard touchdown pass to Doug Baldwin with 31 seconds left, giving the Seattle Seahawks a 12-10 …

Seahawks fans glad to see players stand in their show of unity during national anthem

Terry Brown needed a minute or two to hold back the tears. He took his 8-year-old son Colby to the Seahawks opener on a sun-kissed Sunday afternoon knowing team members …

Mariners score in ninth to beat Athletics, extend winning streak to five

Ketel Marte hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Sunday for their fifth straight win.

Cardinals outslug Mariners 11-6

Matt Carpenter and Tommy Pham each homered twice as the St. Louis Cardinals went deep six times in an 11-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

M’s hope return to Tampa Bay will get Nathan Karns back on track

Maybe a return to the place he called home last season will help Nathan Karns find his way, and help the Mariners regain their footing.

Rangers beat Seattle Mariners 6-4 as Texas starter Cole Hamels reaches 2,000 strikeouts for career

Cole Hamels became the seventh active pitcher to reach 2,000 strikeouts and Mitch Moreland homered to lead the Texas Rangers to a 6-4 win against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

Mariners place Felix Hernandez on 15-day disabled list with strained right calf muscle

The Mariners will be without Felix Hernandez for the next two weeks. Seattle’s ace starting pitcher was placed on the disabled list Wednesday with a strained right calf muscle. The …

Seattle arena plan could move step closer to reality

The Seattle City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on whether to vacate a stretch of the road where investor Chris Hansen hopes to eventually build the arena that could …

John Blanchette: Howard Lincoln’s departure from Mariners worthy of a parade

Surely it can’t be a coincidence that Howard Lincoln’s leave-taking came on the day the Seattle Mariners found themselves atop the American League West standings, two glorious games over .500.

Seahawks keep NFL draft strategy close to the vest entering Thursday’s first round

OK, so you want to know how if not whom the Seahawks will draft. You really want to know whether they will finally get those offensive linemen we all say …