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Rice quite a catch for Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – He’s the best basketball player Seattle will never see. At least that’s the scouting report on Sidney Rice from his hometown. “I still, to this day, believe …


Both teams will play short-handed in Chiefs’ home opener

Hockey: When the Tri-City Americans come to the Arena at 7 tonight for the Spokane Chiefs’ Western Hockey League home opener, both teams will be short-handed. The Chiefs (0-1) lost …


Passes not coming Seahawks receiver’s way

RENTON, Wash. – Mike Williams won’t say he’s frustrated by his lack of involvement in the Seattle Seahawks’ offense. Through the first three games of the season, Williams has just …


Post Falls’ Tofflemire, ex-Seahawk, dies

He bought himself a snub-nosed football shoe in the ninth grade to further his ambitions as a place-kicker, so instantly – and forever – Joe Tofflemire was known as “Toe.” …


Former Seahawk Tofflemire of Post Falls dies at 46

He bought himself a snub-nosed football shoe in the ninth grade to further his ambitions as a placekicker, so instantly – and forever – Joe Tofflemire was known as “Toe.”


Vick’s hand bruised, but not broken

Football: Michael Vick’s injured right hand is bruised, not broken as originally thought. Eagles coach Andy Reid said a CT scan Monday showed the star quarterback bruised his hand in …


Pretty? Nah, but it’s a win

RENTON, Wash. – After the way the first two weeks went, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll’s crew would take any sort of victory. Ugly? That’s not the phrase Carroll used …


Cowboys beat Redskins with six field goals

ARLINGTON, Texas – Tony Romo’s broken rib hurt so much he needed a second pain-killing injection. His center had a tendency to snap the ball too soon or to the …


As wins go, Seahawks will take it

Ugly? That’s not the phrase Carroll used Monday to describe the Seahawks’ 13-10 win over Arizona a day earlier. It certainly wasn’t pretty, but how it looked meant little compared …


NFL notes: Vick breaks hand; status uncertain

Michael Vick is banged up again, and this time it’s a broken hand. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, who bounced back from a concussion last week, injured his non-throwing right hand …


Defense wins day for Seahawks

SEATTLE — As Kam Chancellor described the interception that helped the Seahawks secure their first victory of the season, Earl Thomas couldn’t let his fellow safety simply enjoy the moment …


Bills rally to end 15-game losing streak to Patriots

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Ryan Fitzpatrick and the new-look, resilient, win-in-the-clutch Buffalo Bills are showing they’re for real after producing their second consecutive stunning comeback victory – this time against …


Seahawks hold off Cardinals for first win of season

SEATTLE — Tarvaris Jackson did just enough to stop the home fans from booing and earn his new team its first victory. Give Kam Chancellor and the Seattle Seahawks defense …


Seahawks’ home opener a chance to atone

RENTON, Wash. – The Seahawks know their home opener against Arizona isn’t just another game on the schedule. Pete Carroll and his players know no one will buy the every-game-is-equally- …


Sidney Rice expected to play Sunday for Seattle

RENTON, Wash. – Sidney Rice is finally going to see the field for the Seattle Seahawks. After missing the first two games with a shoulder injury, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll …


Injuries test NFL teams’ depth

To win in the NFL, it takes more than great players. Teams must have quality backups, too, or at least serviceable ones. Just ask the Colts, Chiefs, Rams, Broncos, Giants, …


Eagles QB Michael Vick back at practice

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick returned to practice Thursday, just four days after he suffered a concussion against the Falcons in Atlanta. During the portion of Thursday’s practice open to …


Seahawks open competition for Curry’s starting spot

RENTON, Wash. – Former No. 4 overall pick linebacker Aaron Curry is now in a fight to keep his starting job with the Seattle Seahawks. Defensive coordinator Gus Bradley said …


Seahawks open competition for Curry’s starting spot

Former No. 4 overall pick linebacker Aaron Curry is now in a fight to keep his starting job with the Seattle Seahawks.


Notes: NFL warns teams of penalties for faking injuries

The NFL sent a memo Wednesday to all 32 teams warning of fines, suspensions and loss of draft picks if the league determines players faked injuries during a game. Yet …


The price wasn’t right for Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks won’t just see the path not chosen on Sunday afternoon, they will face it when Kevin Kolb drops back to pass for the Arizona …


Seahawks’ poor start extends beyond Jackson

RENTON, Wash. – Tarvaris Jackson hasn’t done much yet as Seahawks quarterback. That doesn’t entirely explain why Seattle ranks last in the league in yards and second to last in …


Here’s the catch …

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Steve Spagnuolo and the St. Louis Rams came to the Meadowlands bearing gifts and the New York Giants readily accepted them. Eli Manning threw two touchdown …


Dupree ends Storm season with putback

WNBA: Candice Dupree’s putback with 1.9 seconds remaining lifted Phoenix to a 77-75 victory over the Seattle Storm in Game 3 on Monday night, sending the Mercury to the Western …


Atlanta tops Eagles, spoils Vick’s return

ATLANTA – Michael Vick wobbled off the field with an aching neck late in the third quarter, all done in his return to Atlanta as a starting quarterback. This is …


Steelers shut out Seahawks as offense sputters

PITTSBURGH – Pete Carroll isn’t sure the Seattle Seahawks have actually started the 2011 season yet. Better hurry. Pittsburgh drilled Seattle 24-0 on Sunday as the Seahawks managed just 164 …


Chiefs lose Charles; Romo bounces back

Jamaal Charles could be out awhile for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Dallas Cowboys are thankful Tony Romo came back quickly. The Chiefs’ All-Pro running back was carted off the …


Seahawks pointless in loss

Pittsburgh drilled Seattle 24-0 on Sunday as the Seahawks managed just 164 yards.


Seahawks, Steelers took different paths after Super Bowl

For Seahawks fans, today’s game in Pittsburgh is sure to bring up memories of Super Bowl XL. For current Seahawks players, however, that Super Bowl is simply a game that …


Seahawks’ injuries piling up

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks will find themselves short-handed in Pittsburgh on Sunday, and not just because 6-foot-4 receiver Sidney Rice will miss his second consecutive game because of …