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Seattle sports figures pay tribute to Seahawks owner Paul Allen

UPDATED: 10:35 p.m.

updated  Paul Allen was a quiet sports owner, one who mostly stayed behind the scenes, but his impact on those around him was felt strongly, From coaches and players to an announcer and a fellow owner, praise was effusive for Allen, owner of the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers, who died Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

NBA Preview: It’s the Warriors, then everyone else

UPDATED: 6:31 p.m.

The NBA’s 73rd season starts Tuesday night, beginning a year where LeBron James will play for the Los Angeles Lakers, where Carmelo Anthony will aim to push the Houston Rockets over the top, where Dwyane Wade will take his 16th and final lap around the league. A new arena is opening in Milwaukee, eight teams will have new coaches, and everyone will be looking to see if the Warriors can win a third straight title.

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins named to Cousy Award watch list

UPDATED: 5:48 p.m.

Gonzaga senior Josh Perkins on Monday was named to the watch list for the Bob Cousy Award, presented annually to the top point guard in college basketball. Perkins is one of 20 players on the watch list. The list will be cut in half in mid-February.
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John Blanchette: Cougars lose a legend, if only to retirement

Whatever the Washington State Cougars achieve this football season and beyond, they’ll do it without the comforting narration – or even just the avuncular asides – of Bob Robertson, who went into victory formation on Monday after 52 years as their beloved voice.

Seattle sports figures pay tribute to Seahawks owner Paul Allen

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 10:35 p.m.

Paul Allen was a quiet sports owner, one who mostly stayed behind the scenes, but his impact on those around him was felt strongly, From coaches and players to an announcer and a fellow owner, praise was effusive for Allen, owner of the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers, who died Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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Mason Crosby hits FG as time expires, Packers beat 49ers 33-30

Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King’s interception with 1:07 left, and the Green Bay Packers outlasted the San Francisco 49ers for a 33-30 win on Monday night.

50 years ago: Smith and Carlos’ historic protest during 1968 Olympics

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

By the time they reached Mexico City in October 1968, Tommie Smith and John Carlos represented a country torn apart. The Vietnam War, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr., and Bobby Kennedy, riots outside the Democratic convention in Chicago and growing unrest over centuries of discrimination against African-Americans made 1968 one of the most turbulent years in American history.

L.A. Rams WR Cooper Kupp has sprained knee

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 8:14 p.m.

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp is not expected to play against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday due to a sprained left knee.

NBA Preview: It’s the Warriors, then everyone else

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 6:31 p.m.

The NBA’s 73rd season starts Tuesday night, beginning a year where LeBron James will play for the Los Angeles Lakers, where Carmelo Anthony will aim to push the Houston Rockets over the top, where Dwyane Wade will take his 16th and final lap around the league. A new arena is opening in Milwaukee, eight teams will have new coaches, and everyone will be looking to see if the Warriors can win a third straight title.

Norman Chad’s NBA preview, such as it is

Today, through the magnanimous support of Nike, Sprite, Kia Motors, Blaze Pizza and Beats by Dre, we are able to bring you a LeBron James-free preview of the impending NBA season.

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins named to Cousy Award watch list

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 5:48 p.m.

Gonzaga senior Josh Perkins on Monday was named to the watch list for the Bob Cousy Award, presented annually to the top point guard in college basketball. Perkins is one of 20 players on the watch list. The list will be cut in half in mid-February.