Oregon escaped with a 38-31 win over WSU. Considering where these two programs have just come from, this was consummate moral-victory stuff, but that was clearly a path coach Mike Leach wasn’t going down. No matter how enjoyable it might have been for fans, it was a stinging loss.
Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence.
Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters.
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes will announce Monday that he will seek dismissal of all citations for public pot use during the first seven months of the year, reacting to one officer’s campaign to write citations for public marijuana use and out of fairness to everyone who was cited.
Scientists say lava creeping toward rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island is slowing down.
UW's Danny Shelton after Saturday's 45-14 victory over Georgia State:
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota spectacular in leading Ducks to tight victory
“You know he’s still got a bum ankle,” Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said of Dustin Ackley. “It’s a quick turnaround and he was limping a little bit last night and it kind of concerned me a little.”
It’s impossible to get past one nagging detail in the Huskies’ latest troublesome victory. Why, for the love of Don James, were they in such a dangerous position against Georgia State?
All Seattle had to do was beat the Astros and move into the top spot. Those hopes were crushed like many of the pitches from starter Chris Young by Houston hitters in a 10-1 loss to the Astros.
Football scores for the week of Sept. 15
Portland beat the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps 3-0 to move into fifth place in the Western Conference, two points ahead of Vancouver. An Oct. 10 match in Seattle between the Sounders and Vancouver will decide the Cascadia Cup; the Sounders need a victory or a draw to earn the Cascadia Cup.
UW quarterback Cyler Miles after the Huskies' comeback win over Georgia State:
State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, has been a chief skeptic when it comes to Gov. Jay Inslee’s plans to fight global warming by cutting carbon emissions. Now environmentalists are targeting Ericksen’s re-election race, and California billionaire Tom Steyer may get involved.
The Seahawks, however, also have much at stake, and much to stoke them, beyond the obvious desire to avoid a 1-2 start.
Denver comes in with a total revamped defense compared to last February
We received a few late notes on big performances last night, so I thought I'd post them here:
Investigation finds as many as a third of construction workers have been wrongly classified as independent contractors instead of employees. Each year the practice costs taxpayers billions of dollars while state and federal governments are desperate for tax revenue.
A detailed look at how cost differences in 401(k) plans can affect how much you can accumulate for retirement.