n its first game following a defeat to Canada in the World Championships this July, the U.S. Men’s national lacrosse team rallied for a 17-14 victory over Notre Dame in the third annual Seatown Classic on Saturday at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila.
The Huskies came into Saturday’s game with what many believed to be its finest defense in at least a decade. Didn’t matter. The No. 9 Ducks piled up 380 yards and 28 points in the first half alone and extended their winning streak over Washington to 11.
Eastside Catholic running back Brandon Wellington talks about shoulder injury that kept him off field on offense but on defense in second half of 26-20 win O'Dea. Video by Times correspondent Matt Massey.
The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time and defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski are in similar situations Sunday. The three go into an elimination race for the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship at the bottom of the 12-driver field. The top eight in points advance.
The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and called on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.
Neither party is making much of a case it can solve the state’s problems. And on the biggest problems facing state government — education and transportation — we’re stuck. Voters are bored, uninspired and tuned out.