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Seattle sports in 2017 proved to be beautiful, crushing all at once

In fact, maybe that’s the best way to describe 2017. It was – and please don’t real this aloud – the year of the “but.”

Sounders acquire defender Waylon Francis from Columbus

The Seattle Sounders have bolstered their defense by acquiring defender Waylon Francis from Columbus in exchange for $50,000 in general allocation money. Seattle made its first significant move of the …

Sounders get salary help, sign Clint Dempsey to new deal for 2018

The Seattle Sounders will have Clint Dempsey when they try to make it to a third straight MLS Cup final.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 8:14 p.m.

Jozy Altidore leads Toronto past Sounders 2-0 for first MLS Cup title

Jozy Altidore opened the scoring in the 67th minute and Toronto FC beat the Seattle Sounders 2-0 in the MLS Cup to become the first Canadian champion in league history. …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 9:44 p.m.

Seattle Sounders set to face Toronto FC in MLS Cup Final

Sounders rookie Nouhou said he owes plenty of thanks to teammate Joevin Jones for helping familiarize him with the professional nuances of the left-back position.

Sounders have rare chance to repeat as MLS champions

A second straight MLS cup title would put Seattle on another level in American soccer. The Sounders are already highly regarded for their fan support and one of the most …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 1:17 p.m.

Could Sounders enter ‘dynasty’ conversation if they win MLS Cup?

But capture a second consecutive crown at BMO Field against a Toronto team that just enjoyed the best regular season in league history and the Sounders can indeed think of …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 6:32 p.m.

Sounders’ Stefan Frei returns to site of his famous moment

Stefan Frei would like to make one thing perfectly clear before the Seattle Sounders set foot again in Toronto.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 11:02 p.m.

Sounders return to MLS Cup after 3-0 rout of Dynamo

Victor Rodriguez scored on a nifty give-and-go with Will Bruin in the 22nd minute, Clint Dempsey added his third goal of the playoffs early in the second half, and the …

Seattle Sounders have head-start on clinching conference title

Never before have the Sounders been this close to clinching any type of MLS title on their home soil.

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey wins MLS Comeback Player

Inside Clint Dempsey’s chest sits a monitor that is constantly collecting data. That data then gets transmitted so doctors can scrutinize the results and make sure that Dempsey’s heart – …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:16 a.m.

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey wins MLS Comeback Player of the Year Award

Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey has been named the MLS Comeback Player of the Year after a heart condition put his career in jeopardy.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:46 p.m.

Clint Dempsey scores twice, leads Sounders past Whitecaps 2-0

Clint Dempsey curled a left-footed shot past Vancouver goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic early in the second half for his first playoff goal in two seasons, added a second goal in the …

In playoff showdown between Seattle and Vancouver, two players have world-crossing connection

Both Seattle’s Nouhou and Vancouver’s Tony Tchani are from the port city of Doula in Cameroon. There have only been 16 Cameroonians in MLS history.

Sounders settle for scoreless draw at Vancouver in first of two-leg playoff series

The different dynamics of a two-leg aggregate goal playoff series made for some tension-packed closing moments of this scoreless opener.

Sounders begin push to repeat as champions as MLS playoffs begin

A year ago, the Sounders opened what would be a run to their first MLS Cup championship minus star forward Clint Dempsey.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 8:49 p.m.

Sounders know Whitecaps well approaching Sunday’s playoff game in Vancouver

Two times the Sounders traveled to Vancouver this season and on both occasions outplayed the Whitecaps only to come away mighty displeased.

Nicolas Lodeiro scores twice, Sounders beat Rapids

Will Bruin is just glad to be back in the MLS playoffs. This time, he’s going with a team that has never missed them.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 9:42 p.m.

Will Bruin scores twice in 2nd half to lead Sounders in 4-0 shutout of FC Dallas

Seattle improved from fourth to third place in the West, even on points with second-place Portland but behind thanks to the Timbers’ greater number of wins.

World Cup break in rearview mirror, Sounders return to grind of staying in playoff race

A loss Sunday to FC Dallas would likely end any chance at having home-field advantage for a playoff game and would make the path to the playoffs even more challenging.

Sounders fall to Union as Andre Blake records ninth shutout of season

Roland Alberg scored in the 88th minute, Andre Blake had his ninth shutout and the Philadelphia Union beat the Seattle Sounders 2-0 on Sunday.

Sounders looking to clinch playoff spot in Philadelphia

Seattle will be without winger Victor Rodriguez, who is out of the country for the birth of a child.

Sounders rout West-leading Whitecaps, 3-0

Nicolas Loderio had a goal and two assists and La Liga veteran Victor Rodriguez scored his first MLS goal to help the Seattle Sounders beat the Western Conference-leading Vancouver Whitecaps …

Onetime Sounders star Fredy Montero unsure what to expect in return to CenturyLink Field

Fredy Montero was the first true Sounders star and scored the very first goal in the MLS franchise’s history. Now, having recently purchased an Eastside residence, he’ll return Wednesday night …

Real Salt Lake ends Sounders’ unbeaten streak at 13 with 2-0 win

Jefferson Savarino and Luke Mulholland scored in the second half and Real Salt Lake brought the Seattle Sounders’ 13-game unbeaten streak to an end with a 2-0 win on Saturday …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 5:54 p.m.

Sounders head to Salt Lake City seeking goals and a win

The Sounders are riding a club record 13-game unbeaten streak but also have failed to win a game the past month, allowing the Western Conference standings to become unusually bunched-up …

Seattle Sounders’ unbeaten streak to 13 after 0-0 draw at FC Dallas

Stefan Frei made a diving save in the 42nd minute and the Seattle Sounders extended their club record unbeaten streak to 13 matches with a scoreless draw against FC Dallas …

Sounders lose Jordan Morris to hamstring strain

The Seattle Sounders will be without forward Jordan Morris for at least a few weeks after an MRI revealed a significant hamstring strain. Coach Brian Schmetzer didn’t have a specific …

Seattle’s Jordan Morris undergoes MRI on hamstring injury

Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris was undergoing an MRI on Monday to reveal the extent of the injury to his right hamstring sustained in a 1-1 draw with Los Angeles.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:25 p.m.

Lamar Neagle’s late goal gives Seattle Sounders 1-1 tie with Los Angeles Galaxy

Lamar Neagle scored in the 85th minute, just two minutes after subbing into the game, to give the Seattle Sounders 1-1 tie with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday night.