This past weekend in the sweltering August heat, a white flag emblazoned in the royal blue and forest green of the Seahawks’ original logo rose over the Wenatchee Valley. The Sea Blue and Green fan festival brought families of current and former players, as well as Seahawks alumni and fans to the region.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — After being so good for so much of the Mariners’ recent push into postseason contention and the strong start to August, the Seattle bullpen was inevitably going to experience some level of regression. The cadre of relievers simply couldn’t keep putting up zero after zero. But the trouble all came at once Tuesday night at Angels Stadium.
RIO DE JANEIRO — After a day of suspense, nail-biting finishes and a huge upset, the United States advanced to the Olympic women's basketball semifinals with minimum fuss on Tuesday, thumping Japan 110-64.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian duo Barbara Seixas and Agatha Bednarczuk dished out a first-ever Olympic loss to American great Kerri Walsh Jennings amid a fevered atmosphere on Copacabana beach to reach the final of the women's beach volleyball.
RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian judge ordered Wednesday that the passports of American swimmers Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen be seized, confining them to the country as authorities investigate their claim they were robbed at gunpoint during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
RIO DE JANEIRO — A senior Olympic executive from Ireland was arrested and taken to the hospital Wednesday after police carried out a raid at his beachfront hotel as part of an investigation into illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games.
RENTON — Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said tight end Jimmy Graham is “making progress” after offseason knee surgery, but Carroll also raised the possibility that Graham might not be ready to play by the start of the season.