The ballot for the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class was released today. Former Mariners' ace Randy Johnson makes his first appearance on the ballot along with 16 other newcomers.
The Seattle City Council on Monday passed a 2015 city budget with added emphasis on social services. While praising the amendments, socialist Councilmember Kshama Sawant voted no.
One still-open investigation could yet lead to federal charges against Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson, while a federal team probes whether there has been a pattern and practice of discriminatory behavior by the Ferguson Police Department.
The past year has seen the opening of at least four gourmet burger joints in Hong Kong, some so popular there’s often an after-work mob or a 90-minute limit to occupy tables.
A yellow cat-like figure, which also combines elements of monkeys and birds, is the mascot of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The mascot for the Rio Paralympics is a mopped-headed doll with leafy hair.
Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager, an All-Star last year after hitting 25 home runs with 96 RBI, has agreed to a seven-year, $100 million contract extension with the team.
Protesters smashed windows out of police cars and businesses, several of which were later set ablaze, and officers lobbed tear gas from inside armored vehicles to disperse crowds Monday as violence overtook protests in Ferguson.
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora apologized to Duke’s David Cutcliffe after his team’s celebration of the Tar Heels’ victory against the Blue Devils left the visiting locker room at Duke damaged by spray paint.
Time is running out win tickets to the second leg of the Western Conference final -- and win other team prizes -- through a Seattle Times contest of your Sounders support.
A look at the stars of the week.
Here's the official transcript of what Seattle coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media today:
Arizona’s unimaginative running attack was easily stuffed by the Seahawks defense, which was as healthy as it has been for a long time.
Colin Tanigawa remembers his first bus ride to Pullman for an Apple Cup and the scene that still leaves him cold four years later.
The Boston Red Sox reportedly have added Pablo Sandoval, previously with San Francisco, and Hanley Ramirez, previously with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
A closer look at Saturday’s game
The Seahawks cruised to a 19-3 victory over Arizona at home on Sunday but will have to turn around and play at San Francisco on Thanksgiving night.
It starts with Seahawks at 49ers, then the Apple Cup and then the deciding match on the MLS Western Conference
Sounders FC was close to scoring against the Galaxy on Sunday, especially when Obafemi Martins and Clint Dempsey had chances in the 20th minute. But the Galaxy also just missed on goals that would have provided an even bigger lead.
Kristoff Williams suffered a concussion early this season that caused him to retire from football. A report last week said Williams was told by WSU coach Mike Leach he couldn’t participate in senior-night activities. Now Leach says he can.
From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket.