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UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019

Playoff-bound Seahawks look to avoid letdown hosting Arizona

The Seattle Seahawks are playoff bound for the eighth time in Pete Carroll’s 10 seasons in charge.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019

Seahawks punter Michael Dickson gives the boot to talk of sophomore slump

A year ago at this time Michael Dickson could hardly turn around in the Seahawks’ locker room without a reporter wanting to talk to him.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019

Seahawks’ Al Woods suspended four games for using performance-enhancing drugs

The Seahawks have suffered their second loss of a player this week for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019

Hall of Fame football coach Don Anderson dies at 87

Hall of Fame high school football coach Don Anderson died at his home in Spokane on Wednesday, according his son, Todd Anderson. He was 87.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 18, 2019

Signing day: Zach Krotzer steps out of Rypien shadow at Shadle Park, commits to Idaho

Surrounded by friends, coaches, teachers and family – lots of family – Shadle Park defensive lineman Zach Krozter formally announced he will continue his football career at the University of …


Seattle Seahawks re-sign LB Dekoda Watson to take Josh Gordon’s roster spot

When the Seahawks needed to create a roster spot in November after claiming receiver Josh Gordon, they cut linebacker Dekoda Watson, who had been with the team for only two …



UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 17, 2019

Matt Calkins: Another poor decision by Josh Gordon costs him and, to a lesser extent, the Seahawks

Not sure if this was insane, devastating or entirely predictable. I suppose it’s all three, really.


Senior Standout: Fort Benton’s Max Lane

A little crazy, and a lot of heart…This week’s Senior Standout has more than a leg to stand on.


Russell Wilson, Chris Carson lift Seahawks past Panthers 30-24

There were a few sudden, unexpected plot turns in the final chapters for the Seahawks on Sunday, but the ending was exactly what they hoped it would be: a victory …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Is Seahawks running back C.J. Prosise getting his last chance to prove himself in Seattle?

There is a wooden plaque that hangs, at a distinct tilt, on the right side of C.J. Prosise’s locker in the Seahawks’ clubhouse. A thin layer of dust has collected …


Ten ex-NFL players charged with defrauding healthcare program

Ten former NFL players have been charged with defrauding the league’s healthcare benefit program


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Lamar Jackson, Ravens beat Jets 42-21 to clinch AFC North title

Lamar Jackson threw five touchdown passes and the Baltimore Ravens clinched the AFC North title by beating the New York Jets 42-21


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Last time Washington, Boise State met in Las Vegas, Bishop Sankey ruled

Bishop Sankey earned MVP honors in a game he didn’t win. In the seven years since, the ex-Husky running back has also earned a degree, as well as an opportunity …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Matt Calkins: NFL playoff-seeding system just fine, even if commish-in-waiting K.J. Wright disagrees

Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright thinks the most spectacular play in franchise history never should have happened. He feels Marshawn Lynch’s “Beast Quake” run in the first round of the 2010 …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

In second NFL season, ex-Washington State star Hercules Mata’afa still trying to outplay his size

Fewer than two full seasons into his professional career, Mata’afa is still fighting a stereotype that some thought would preclude him from playing in the NFL at all.


Arkansas hires Georgia assistant Sam Pittman as head coach

Arkansas has hired Georgia assistant Sam Pittman as its head coach, giving the longtime offensive line coach his first chance to lead a college program


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019

Los Angeles Rams stay in playoff hunt, end Seattle Seahawks’ 5-game streak 28-12

The Los Angeles Rams prevented the Seattle Seahawks from clinching a playoff berth with a 28-12 victory


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

State football: Marcus King rushes into record books as Odessa wins 1B title

After running over, through and around Central Washington 1B teams all season, Odessa’s Marcus King ended his season with a record-breaking performance Saturday.


Seattle Seahawks visit Los Angeles Rams for rematch with playoff hopes on line

Greg Zuerlein has made plenty of tougher field goals than the 44-yarder he pushed barely wide right through the Seattle night air two months ago.


Tre Flowers overcomes illness, continues to grow for Seahawks

Tre Flowers was throwing up into trashcans and practicing with a surgical mask on at times last week as the flu had hit him and several teammates ahead of the …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Seahawks’ ‘Spiderman’ K.J. Wright keeps climbing the record books, but he says he’s far from done

A large wall in a hallway at the Seahawks training facility that leads from the lobby to the indoor practice field and locker room is peppered with photos of glorious …


Daniel Jones misses third straight practice, Eli Manning likely starter

Daniel Jones missed his third straight practice Friday because of a sprained right ankle, making it likely Eli Manning will return as the New York Giants starting quarterback on Monday …


Von Miller says he’ll test out injured knee Sunday

Von Miller said Friday he will test his injured left knee before the Denver Broncos’ game at Houston to see if he’ll be able to start a new streak.


NFL coaching carousel started spinning early this year

Judging by the jump start, it looks like we’re headed for a ninth consecutive season with at least a half-dozen NFL head coaches getting canned.


Jerry Jones tries everything, but Cowboys can’t get it right

Jerry Jones tried ripping the coaching staff of the Dallas Cowboys after the first loss in the current three-game skid, then took the gentle approach following the second.


Jumping right in: Rookies make big impact on NFL season

The salary cap, rookie wage scale and migration of strategies from the college to the professional game have placed more of a premium than ever on playing rookies in the …


More mobile QB Mitchell Trubisky makes Bears offense stronger threat

The Chicago Bears hadn’t run well or passed effectively much of the season against better defenses before quarterback Mitchell Trubisky did both with surprising effectiveness Thursday night in a 31-24 …


Tom Brady, Patriots face Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs in AFC title rematch

Tom Brady wanted to make one thing clear: He did not injure his toe during a tryout to become the New England Patriots’ new placekicker.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019

Mitchell Trubisky helps Chicago Bears beat Dallas Cowboys 31-24

Mitchell Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score in the Chicago Bears’ 31-24 victory over Dak Prescott and the slumping Dallas Cowboys.