This was not defiant Jim Harbaugh, or testy Harbaugh, or even combative Harbaugh. After a loss Sunday that knocked the 49ers out of the playoffs and added more force to Harbaugh’s inevitable shove out the door in San Francisco, the coach exuded mostly acquiescence.
It takes a game like Sunday’s to define how well the Seahawks are playing. This time, against the rival San Francisco 49ers, against a team fighting to remain in playoff contention, the Seahawks were neither overpowering nor outstanding. And they still won 17-7.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick found a rhythm early in Sunday’s make-or-break showdown with the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. The 49ers converted an early fourth down to take a 7-3. But in the second half, San Francisco faded, as did its playoff hopes.
Hyped Cleveland rookie goes 10 of 18 for 80 yards, intercepted twice and sacked three times in quarterback start against rival Cincinnati.
Dez Bryant catches career-high three touchdowns in 38-27 victory in Philadelphia.
Here's video of Lorenzo Romar following No. 17 Washington's 81-77 win over Eastern Washington on Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Here's video of Robert Upshaw and Nigel Williams-Goss after No. 17 Washington's 81-77 win over Eastern Washington.
Stephen Curry scored eight of his 34 points in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors beat New Orleans 128-122 on Sunday to extend their winning streak to 16 games.
Here are three post-game impressions from Times beat writers Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta.
The Cowboys held on to beat the Eagles 38-27 tonight.
The last time the 49ers visited CenturyLink Field, in the NFC Championship Game last January, the Seahawks snuffed their chances of going to the Super Bowl.
Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA all-time scoring list and helped the Los Angeles Lakers beat host Minnesota 100-94.
Packers quarterback picked off twice by reserve Baccarri Rambo.
Speedy Federal Way running back Chico McClatcher has made a verbal commitment to play football at Washington. McClatcher projects as a slot receiver with the Huskies.
Here's the Seahawks' postgame comments transcript with everything Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson had to say. There are also comments from Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas, Cliff Averill, Michael Bennett, Kam Chancellor, Doug Baldwin, KJ Wright, Paul Richardson and others
Here's the transcripts of the Niners postgame comments featuring Jim Harbaugh, Colin Kaepernick, Nick Moody, Antoine Bethea, Joe Staley, Alex Boone, Ray McDonald and more
Kelsey Plum missed her first five shots but kept firing, eventually scoring a game-high 26 points in the Huskies’ women’s basketball victory over Grambling State.
The last time the San Francisco 49ers visited CenturyLink Field, the Seahawks and Niners met in the NFC Championship Game. It felt like only the beginning of high-stakes postseason matchups. On Sunday, San Francisco returns to Seattle, and it feels like an ending.
True freshman safety Budda Baker of Bellevue High made 76 tackles, good for third on the team, and was one of the leaders of an improving secondary.
It’s barely necessary to lobby for Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez. Their spectacular, historic body of work speaks for itself. Ah, but after that, it gets really dicey. Edgar Martinez is highly unlikely to come close to election because of the logjam of candidates.