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Seahawks 13, Lions 10: First impressions

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:28

First impressions: What could have been a devastating loss instead was stunningly transformed into a potential season-saving victory.

Washington’s Corey Pereira tied for 5th after two rounds of Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:11

Pereira is three shots off the lead, and the Huskies are tied for 12th.

Watch: Seahawks QB Russell Wilson’s fumble returned for TD by Lions’ Caraun Reid

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:04

The Seahawks’ offensive line allowed the Detroit defense to apply constant pressure during their game Monday night at CenturyLink Field, and that pressure helped the Lions score their first touchdown. The Seahawks had the ball on third-and-four on their 36-yard line when quarterback Russell Wilson took the snap, then fumbled when hit by safety James Ihedigbo. […]

Seattle City Council authorizes acquisition of land for small park

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:00

Seattle moved one step closer to creating a new pocket park in the Roosevelt neighborhood Monday as the City Council gave authorization for the acquisition of property owned by Hugh and Martha Sisley.

Dolphins coach Joe Philbin fired four games into his fourth season

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:59

Fourth straight poor performance proves to be downfall for Philbin. Dan Campbell, tight-ends coach, was promoted to interim coach.

Juanita’s Tavin Montgomery overcomes pain of knee injury, family’s problems

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:58

Juanita quarterback Tavin Montgomery has rebounded from a serious knee injury and issues at home to return for his senior season. He’s determined to lead the Rebels to the playoffs and earn a college scholarship.

City cracks down on rent hikes used to avoid relocation payments

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:54

The Seattle City Council passed legislation Monday aimed at preventing “economic evictions” in which landlords raise rents in order to avoid paying relocation assistance.

Watch: Seahawks’ Kam Chancellor lowers boom on Lions’ Calvin Johnson

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:53

Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor registered one of his signature big hits, perhaps his biggest since joining the team following a 54-day holdout, when he rocked Lions receiver Calvin Johnson on Monday night at CenturyLink Field. The Lions had the ball on third-and-23 at their 40-yard line when quarterback Matt Stafford threw a 6-yard pass […]

Alabama coach Nick Saban scoffs at critics who had team ‘dead and buried’

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:38

Coach Nick Saban of No. 8 Alabama told reporters his message to players will be “the same thing as when you all buried us last week” before the Crimson Tide won at Georgia.

Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch gets in workout before sitting out game vs. Lions

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:15

The Seahawks hope Lynch, who has a hamstring injury, can play Sunday against Cincinnati.

Study finds potential problem in more heart valve implants

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:59

Doctors have discovered a potential problem involving implanted heart valves that hundreds of thousands of people have received — they don’t always open and close properly, possibly because a blood clot has formed that could raise the risk of stroke. Although the problem appears common, experts stressed that not enough is known about the situation […]

‘Fire hose’ of moisture slams South Carolina; 12 killed

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:58

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get hammered. Authorities struggled to get water to communities swamped by it, and with waterlogged dams overflowing, bridges collapsing, hundreds of roads inundated and floodwaters rolling down to the coast, the state was […]

Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve calls out 2 star players

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:49

Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve didn’t hide her displeasure with high-profile players Lindsay Whalen and Seimone Augustus after a Game 1 loss to Indiana in the WNBA Finals. Game 2 is Tuesday in Minneapolis.

Carter to mediate dispute over MLK Bible, Nobel Peace Prize

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:42

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is stepping in to help resolve a legal battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize. The slain civil rights icon’s estate, which is controlled by his sons, last year asked a judge to order their sister to surrender the items. […]

Tone of Bellevue council hinges on three races

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:38

John Chelminiak emphasizes Bellevue’s future in his re-election campaign for City Council to contrast himself with Don Davidson, who served 26 years on the council but lost in the 2013 primary. Theirs is one of three contested races in the general election.

CC Sabathia to enter alcohol rehab center, miss playoffs

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:34

NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia walked into manager Joe Girardi’s office in Baltimore on Sunday and made a stunning admission: He has an alcohol problem. “The first thing he said is, ‘I need help,'” Girardi said Monday during a workout at Yankee Stadium for the AL wild-card game. “I was shocked.” Sabathia surprised many […]

Ex-premier says Canada PM’s policies borderline racist

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:34

TORONTO (AP) — A former conservative premier of a Canadian province said Monday that Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper is “bad for the country” because some of his policies are borderline racist. Ex-Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams urged Conservatives not to vote for Harper, who has made the Islamic face veil a focus of […]

Q&A: How does the House elect a new speaker?

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:33

WASHINGTON (AP) — At noon on Thursday, Republicans will gather behind closed doors and vote by secret ballot for their candidate for the most powerful job in the House, a post that’s second in line to the presidency — Speaker of the House. The Republican caucus — at 247, the largest majority in more than […]

Lineup release raises questions about daily fantasy contests

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:33

An early release of lineup information in a DraftKings contest is raising questions about the transparency of the burgeoning daily fantasy industry. Users in online forums are asking whether a DraftKings employee might have used information about lineups to win $350,000 in a competing contest on the FanDuel site. The information detailed the percentages of […]

Watch: Seahawks’ Russell Wilson completes 24-yard TD pass to Doug Baldwin vs. Lions

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:18

After struggling to move the ball consistently in the first quarter against the Detroit Lions on Monday night, the Seahawks got on the scoreboard in the second quarter at CenturyLink Field when Russell Wilson completed a 24-yard touchdown pass to receiver Doug Baldwin. After a 34-yard completion from Wilson to Jermaine Kearse, in which Wilson […]