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Pro Football Focus gives high marks to Sweezy, Scruggs, Coyle, not so much for Wilson, Graham

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 15:14
Some obvious names, and a few surprises, in the Pro Football Focus high and low grades of the Seahawks against San Diego, and through three preseason games.

Notes and quotes from Seattle’s win against Washington on Aug. 30

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:08
Storm rookie Jewell Loyd was 14 of 14 from the foul line to help Seattle defeat the Washington Mystics, 69-59.

Last Titanic lunch menu, saved by survivor, going to auction

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:07
NEW YORK (AP) — The Titanic’s last lunch menu — saved by a passenger who climbed aboard the so-called “Money Boat” before the ocean liner went down — is going to auction, where it’s estimated it will bring $50,000 to $70,000. The online New York auctioneer Lion Heart Autographs is offering the menu and two […]

Jake Arrieta of Cubs pitches no-hitter against Dodgers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:03
Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the visiting Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory.

Tokyo wins Little League title, beating Pennsylvania team 18-11 in final

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:52
Tokyo won the Little League World Series final, pounding out 22 hits and overcoming an eight-run first-inning deficit to beat Lewisberry, Pa., 18-11.

Marvin Sundquist, fruit-industry leader, dies at 89

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:44
Marvin Sundquist was a giant in the fruit industry, and his philanthropy and business leadership changed the face of the Yakima Valley.

Rookie Jewell Loyd leads the way as Storm beats Mystics, 69-59

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:39
Rookie guard’s 14 free throws made set franchise record as she shows playmaking skills along with scoring ability.

Scott Dixon wins IndyCar Series championship

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:39
Scott Dixon captured his fourth IndyCar Series championship by winning the season finale in Sonoma, Calif., to grab the title from Juan Pablo Montoya.

Tacoma Rainiers split doubleheader with Nashville

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:35
Catcher Mike Zunino, recently demoted to Tacoma from the Mariners, was 2 for 4 with a pair of runs batted in the first game. He hit a homer in the second game.

First-team offenses struggle in Arizona-Oakland exhibition

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:11
Marion Grice scored on an 11-yard run with 31 seconds left and the Arizona Cardinals beat the Oakland Raiders 30-23 in an exhibition where there wasn’t a TD by either offense until the fourth quarter.

Huskies pick starting QB, but keeping it a secret

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:00
Five days before his return to Boise, Washington coach Chris Petersen said Sunday he wanted to keep his starting QB a secret until game day.

Sounders know they have to fight, unite if they hope to get into playoffs

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:59
Despite a season of injuries, upheaval and turnover, the Sounders believe they can get it together for a playoff “fight to the finish.”

Kanye rants at VMAs, Miley Cyrus flashes breast

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:55
Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards. After Swift won the top prize for “Bad Blood,” Cyrus was backstage speaking and hiding behind a curtain, but one of her breasts appeared onscreen before the camera cut away. […]

Jason Day wins The Barclays by 6 strokes

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:37
Jason Day beat runner-up Henrik Stenson by six strokes in The Barclays in Edison, N.J., the first event in the four-tournament FedEx Cup playoffs. The top 100 in FedEx Cup points advance — and former Washington Husky Nick Taylor was 101st.

100,000 still without power after windstorm

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:15
Utility officials on Sunday say some customers won’t have electricity until Tuesday after heavy branches and big winds left two dead and nearly half a million people without power Saturday.

Missing dog back after motel blast; owners thank all who helped

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:11
Tiffany, a black Lab and chow mix, disappeared after an explosion at a Bremerton motel, prompting a communitywide search. She was found Thursday and, on Sunday, her family brought her to Lions Field Park to meet some of the dozens of people who searched for her.

Tech Spotlight: DreamBox Learning challenges kids to be mathematicians

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:00
Bellevue’s DreamBox Learning raised $10 million to expand its software offerings that are used in schools to teach math to kids.

Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacks

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:00
Cybercrime costs businesses more than $400?billion a year, according to Lloyd’s of London. Not adequately addressing a cybersecurity risk could prove costly — in money, reputation, legal bills, lost time and lost customers.

Sharks, skateboards, survival debut on Discovery VR network

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:00
The videos show the promise of the virtual-reality medium, allowing viewers to see from any angle and to use a smartphone as a navigating device.

Cooler, wet weather gives crews helping hand in wildfire battle

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 10:54
Cooler weather and a little rain kept the state’s wildfires from growing over the weekend, however most of the blazes are far from contained.