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C.J. Prosise, Alex Collins, Zac Brooks add intrigue to Seahawks’ running-back battle

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 10:14

The running-back battle is by far the most intriguing competition among the first-year players, if not the entire team. Based on supply and demand, one of these guys should have a substantial role when the regular season comes around — and it could be anybody.

Eagle likely hit small Alaska plane before crash that killed 4

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 10:05

A small airplane hit a bald eagle before it crashed and burst into flames just north of Anchorage last month, killing all four people on board, authorities say.

Seahawks continue moves on offensive line with Justin Britt shifting to center

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:54

The Seahawks are planning to move third-year offensive lineman Justin Britt to center, offensive line coach Tom Cable said in an interview on ESPN 710 Seattle on Saturday.

Seahawks rookie Jarran Reed happy to be in Seattle, and to prove his all-around game

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:44

Jarran Reed comes to Seattle with something to prove, having fallen to the second round of the draft (No. 49 overall) last weekend before the Seahawks called his name, roughly 30 spots after many expected he might be taken.

Mets pitcher Colon hits 1st homer just shy of 43rd birthday

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:37

SAN DIEGO (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon hit his first career home run Saturday night, a shot that came less than three weeks before his 43rd birthday. Colon connected for a two-run homer in the second inning off San Diego’s James Shields. The impressive drive hit the lower balcony on the Western […]

4-state effort out to boost numbers of seldom-seen wolverines

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:30

Researchers in Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming are preparing to study wolverines with an eye toward reintroducing them to some regions.

Jose Altuve, Mike Trout, Adrian Beltre pose problems for the Mariners

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:26

Obviously each team has one player that the Mariners are trying to not let beat them and avoid facing in key situations.

Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker improved after neck spasms, but not at 100 percent

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:20

How he feels in bullpen sessions will determine if he fulfills his next start

Notes and lineups: Erik Friberg makes first Sounders start since March 12

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:19

Here are the notable notes and starting lineups for Saturday night's Sounders-Earthquakes match at CenturyLink Field.

Bruce Boudreau agrees to terms to coach Minnesota Wild

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:14

ST. PAUL (AP) — Bruce Boudreau has agreed to terms to coach the Minnesota Wild, giving the team the most sought-after candidate on the market. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced the move, barely a week after the 61-year-old Boudreau was fired by the Anaheim Ducks. His career record of 409-192-80 is the highest winning […]

Not alone: UW’s new website creates community for ‘ultrarare’ genetic disorders

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 08:52

MyGene2, a new Web tool launched by genetics experts at the University of Washington, aims to make it easy for patients, families and researchers to share testing data and other information about rare disorders.

2 wounded in Columbia City shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 08:43

The afternoon shooting in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood left two people in their 20s injured on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Live: Sounders take on ‘bogey-team’ San Jose Earthquakes

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 08:35

Follow along live as the Sounders host the Earthquakes — their ‘bogey-team,’ as coach Sigi Schmid referred to San Jose — on Saturday night at CenturyLink Field. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. PST.

Starfish baby boom follows a major West Coast die-off

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 08:01

Oregon and Northern California are seeing a starfish baby boom two years after a wasting disease wiped out whole populations of sea stars in the past two years.

Children’s books next frontier for high-profile novelists

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 07:55

Picture books, typically written for 3- to 7-year-olds, can be a vibrant and lucrative new niche for writers seeking to further expand their audiences.

Pro golfer Zac Blair learns that after using your head once, you need to do it again

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 07:49

Golfer bends putter over his head, then disqualified after using it again

Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 07:47

NEW YORK (AP) — The cast walked off the stage and left conductor James Levine to watch and listen Saturday as the orchestra cheered and the Metropolitan Opera House audience broke into rhythmic applause. He had just led his 2,557th performance with the company, where he debuted in 1971, his final staged opera during a […]

UW crews victorious as boaters celebrate Opening Day

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 07:38

Seattle celebrated Opening Day of boating season on Saturday, and the festivities included the 30th annual Windermere Cup crew competition at Seattle’s Montlake Cut.

Seahawks rookie mini-camp day two notes: QB Trevone Boykin has a nice day

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 07:38

Undrafted free agent QB Trevone Boykin looked to have a pretty good afternoon during the second day of the Seahawks' rookie mini-camp.