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Sports >  Seattle Sounders

Sounders land new jersey sponsor in online retailer Zulily

The Seattle Sounders have a new jersey sponsor after signing a multiyear deal with online retailer Zulily. The partnership was announced Thursday, along with Zulily’s deal to be the jersey sponsor for the Seattle Reign of the NWSL. The Sounders had been sponsored by Microsoft and Xbox since the club’s inaugural season in 2009 but that partnership concluded at the end of the 2018 season.
Sports >  NFL

Seahawks sign former 1st-round QB Paxton Lynch

The Seattle Seahawks are giving quarterback Paxton Lynch another chance in the NFL. Lynch’s signing throws the former first-round pick directly into the mix as a potential backup for Russell Wilson. Lynch was cut by the Denver Broncos before the start of the 2018 season.
Sports >  International sports

Simona Halep edges American in Australia; Venus next; Serena wins

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 8:43 a.m.

Top-seeded Simona Halep was pushed to the brink at the Australian Open again but came through with a victory by taking the last four games against 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin. Next up for Halep will be a third-round matchup against 7-time major champion Venus Williams. And the winner of that could face Serena Williams in the fourth round.
The Press Box, with Larry Weir