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Gymnastics: Porter scores SPSL 3A/2A crown

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:31

Auburn Mountainview junior wins all-around title at SPSL 3A/2A meet. Lions finish in second behind Enumclaw.

Carolina’s Ron Rivera wins Coach of Year for 2nd time

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:31

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ron Rivera has won The Associated Press NFL Coach of the Year award for the second time in three years. Rivera led the Carolina Panthers to an unprecedented third straight NFC South title and two playoff victories. He has the Panthers in the Super Bowl with a 17-1 record; they face […]

N.Y. developer John Tishman, 90, transformed big-city skylines

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:18

John Tishman supervised the construction of three of the world’s earliest 100-story-plus skyscrapers: the John Hancock Center in Chicago in the 1960s and the twin towers of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan in the 1970s.

South Korean government says North Korea to make “special announcement” following long-range rocket launch

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:17

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean government says North Korea to make “special announcement” following long-range rocket launch.

Wrestling: Short-stuff Derek Freitag stands out, claims SPSL North title

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:12

Tahoma won its eighth straight subregional title by edging Decatur, 338-311. The Bears will take 13 qualifiers to regionals, including three champions — Austin Michalski, Nick Whitehead and Dylan Weiding.

Favre, Stabler, Harrison, Greene, Pace, Dungy voted to Hall

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:04

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Also voted in for the class of 2016 a day before the Super Bowl were modern-day players Kevin Greene, Marvin Harrison and […]

Ryan Reynolds torn about picking between Manning, Newton

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:00

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Reynolds will be watching Sunday’s Super Bowl — he’s just not sure which team he wants to win. The Canadian actor said he’s a fan of both the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. “I love Peyton, I’ve watched him my whole life, but I also really like the story of […]

Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:57

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an NFL award. And Ron Rivera is a Super Bowl coach with an honor of his own. The Carolina Panthers star won The Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year honor on Saturday night. Then, Rivera took his second Coach of […]

UW’s Lorenzo Romar pins 77-72 loss to Arizona on inability to curtail Ryan Anderson

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:40

Romar on Anderson who 22 points and 15 rebounds: 'He just took the game over on the backboard and I think that was the difference in the game.'

KC safety Berry recovers from lymphoma, wins comeback award

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:37

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kansas City safety Eric Berry, who missed 10 games the previous season battling lymphoma, then returned to the Chiefs to become an All-Pro, has won The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year award. Berry’s inspirational story and superb performance on the field earned him 38 votes from a nationwide […]

Tale of quarterbacks Peyton Manning, Cam Newton focal point of Super Bowl 50

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:28

Opposite quarterback styles and the likelihood that this is Manning’s final game draw most of the attention in game between Denver and Carolina.

As Zika rages, Seattle scientists step up antiviral drug research

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:27

A UW immunologist is leading a team to create what could become a broad-spectrum antiviral drug to treat so-called RNA viruses. Those include not only Zika, but West Nile, Nipah, Lassa and Ebola — plus hepatitis C and type-A influenza.

South Korea’s Yonhap news agency says North Korean launch may have failed

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:27

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Yonhap news agency says North Korean launch may have failed .

Rams RB Gurley wins top offensive rookie award

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:25

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley, who came off knee surgery in college to rush for 1,106 yards, has won The Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year award. Gurley missed the first two games of 2015, then went on a tear that included four straight 100-yard rushing performances: 146, […]

Cam Newton wins NFL Offensive Player award

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:25

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cam Newton’s spectacular season has earned him The Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year award. The Carolina Panthers’ All-Pro quarterback set an NFL mark for the position with 45 touchdowns this season: 35 passing and 10 rushing. He also ranked sixth in passer rating (99.4) while throwing for 3,837 […]

Saturday’s prep gymnastics results

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:19

Kayla Porter won three events and the all-around as Auburn Mountainview placed second at the SPSL 3A/2A championships to advance to districts.

UW’s Andrew Andrews laments poor job of rebounding in 77-72 loss to Arizona

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:14

Andrews' on Arizona's 43-29 rebounding advantage: 'If we keep them off the glass, then we put ourselves in good shape.'

Denver’s Wade Phillips wins assistant coach award

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:03

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has won The Associated Press NFL Assistant Coach of the Year award. Phillips built a defense that ranked first in the league and which is greatly responsible for the Broncos making the Super Bowl. He earned 16 votes from a nationwide panel of 50 sports […]

State bills would allow automatic voter registration

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 08:41

State legislators have introduced bills to allow automatic voter registration for some citizens who have already met voting requirements through such processes as getting enhanced driver’s licenses, or getting health insurance through the state health exchange.

North Korea has fired a long-range rocket critics see as cover for banned missile test

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 08:36

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has fired a long-range rocket critics see as cover for banned missile test .