Kasey Kahne of Enumclaw won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It was his first victory of the season and earned him a berth in the 16-driver, 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
Caroline Wozniacki beat Maria Sharapova 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in 2 hours, 37 minutes to get back to her first quarterfinal in a Grand Slam tennis tournament in more than two years.
Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets scored 22 points, Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans had all of his 19 in the second half and the United States rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 in a FIBA Basketball World Cup game in Bilbao, Spain.
Stephen Schilling, the former Bellevue High and Michigan standout, earned a spot on the offensive line in part because of his versatility to play both guard and center.
The Nusra Front has acknowledged that it captured 45 U.N. peacekeepers, in retaliation for what the al-Qaida group called the United Nations’ failure to help the Syrian people during the country’s civil war.
Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman mused about Yelp’s past and present during an interview with The Associated Press as the San Francisco company prepared to celebrate its 10th anniversary.
Move aside, Lady Gaga. Here come the big stars of today and if you’re older, you’ve probably never heard of them. But to younger people, these stars of YouTube, Vine and other social media are the bomb.
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The Reign, which had the best record in National Women’s Soccer League history, were left unfulfilled after FC Kansas City earns title at Starfire.
Reign FC lost, 2-1, to FC Kansas City on Sunday before 4,252 fans at Starfire Sports Complex in the National Women’s Soccer League championship game. It was Kansas City’s first title in the second-year league.
Racings results for Saturday, Aug. 31; handicaps for Monday, Sept. 1
The Bruins, thought to be the class of the Pac-12 South, looked lifeless offensively with a couple of linemen missing in their 28-20 win at Virginia.
Last week was full of surprises in Seattle sports.
The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Boston led KingCo 3A/2A in all-purpose yards during the 2013 regular season with 1,028 yards. As a senior, he leads his team by example.
Bothell QB Ross Bowers worked hard after a sour performance in the state quarterfinals last year. It paid off. He has committed to California and this summer participated in EA Sports Elite 11, the nation’s premier QB camp.
The Chris Petersen era started with an escape. And an exhale. It wasn’t all high-fives and high praise. Years from now, this debut should prove to be a mere snapshot in Petersen’s album, but it’ll be one of those ugly childhood photos that you wish your parents wouldn’t show
Providing the Internet is nothing like supplying water or electricity, writes McClatchy-Tribune guest columnist Brent Skorup. That’s why broadband shouldn’t be regulated like a public utility.
A man in his 50s died Sunday after being stabbed by a woman in a Bremerton-area home, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office.
Ibrahim Adam has two convictions for gross misdemeanor stalking and one for felony stalking involving four different women he professed to love. He’s expected to stand trial this month for allegedly stalking his former defense attorney, who represented him in a stalking case last year.