In sports briefs from Tuesday, Gonzaga's game vs. Pepperdine on Thursday is now at 6 p.m., the NBA and its players put more COVID-19 safety measures in place after five postponed games, and No. 7 Michigan remains undefeated with a rout of No. 9 Wisconsin.
Ten years later, a 67-yard run spanning 15 seconds continues to send shock waves through Seattle.
Another three NBA games were postponed Friday, including one in Minnesota only a couple hours before game time, as the league’s struggle with increasing coronavirus numbers continued.
Domantas Sabonis had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and Indiana held Portland's dynamic backcourt duo in check for a 111-87 victory Thursday night.
During the almost hourlong Zoom session on Thursday, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson said he did not push for the Seahawks to fire offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, a move they announced Tuesday.
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka was among the earliest arrivals in Melbourne on one of the 15 charter flights bringing players and officials into the city for the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year.
Bonding between veterans and youngsters has been a time-honored tradition in hockey.
Andy Reid has been here before, with a young franchise quarterback on a team contending for the Super Bowl year after year.
Aside from winning the final Super Bowl before the merger in 1970, the Kansas City Chiefs’ biggest claim to fame for over half a century was team founder Lamar Hunt coining the phrase Super Bowl.
The New Orleans Saints' 21-9 victory over the Chicago Bears was the most-watched game of wild card weekend, averaging 30.65 million viewers. In an age when even debates about favorite foods draw debate, the 2 billion impressions on social media was overwhelmingly positive. Nickelodeon was Twitter's No. 1 trending topic during the game, and #NickWildCard and Spongebob were in the top 10.
Damian Lillard scored eight of his season-high 40 points in the final four minutes, and the Portland Trail Blazers tied a franchise record with 23 3-pointers to beat the Sacramento Kings 132-126 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.
Just over a week after a report said the Detroit Lions and possibly other teams might pursue general manager John Schneider, the Seahawks on Tuesday announced a five-year contract extension that will keep him in Seattle through the 2027 NFL draft.
The NHL draft was held in October, training camps opened in late December and the league is preparing to embark on a 56-game shortened season with four realigned divisions — all a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Even in a league where scoring was at an all-time high, with more touchdowns than ever, defense becomes a priceless commodity in the NFL postseason. Ask the quarterbacks who were victimized by it, including a Super Bowl winner, the Seahawks' Russell Wilson.
The NHL played outdoors in the shadow of the Green Monster at Fenway Park, on consecutive days at Dodger Stadium and Yankee Stadium, and at Chicago's Soldier Field. This year's outdoor games will be in a unique, picturesque setting: along the shores of Lake Tahoe.
The Seattle Seahawks fired offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer on Tuesday following a season in which the team set several offensive records but coach Pete Carroll had clear issues with how the offense operated.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Monday, as he talked to the media in his season-ending news conference via Zoom, was asked about some of Seattle's 24 pending unrestricted free agents, Carroll said he hoped nearly all of them will be back.
The Seahawks' stunning home playoff loss Saturday to the Rams added more flame to the debate about what happened to Seattle's offense in the second half of the season.
From the time the Seahawks got together in July to begin training camp, coach Pete Carroll has treated the pandemic as a competition — as another opponent his team must overcome.
CJ McCollum scored 30 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 9.6 seconds left to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-111 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.
The NHL is bracing for bumps as it aims to pull off a season during the COVID-19 pandemic and they're hoping taxi squads will help teams overcome outbreaks to stay on the ice.
The Seahawks spent Sunday clearing out their lockers and trying to make sense of the disappointment of Saturday's 30-20 wild-card playoff loss to the Rams that ended a once-promising season with a most inglorious thud.
Cam Akers rushed for 131 yards and a touchdown, Darious Williams returned Russell Wilson’s interception 42 yards for a score, and the Rams beat the Seattle Seahawks 30-20 in the NFC wild-card playoff game.
Dynamic defensive star Aaron Donald and unstoppable tight end Travis Kelce are unanimous choices for The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team.
Damian Lillard had 39 points, including seven 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Minnesota Timberwolves their sixth straight loss with a 135-117 victory Thursday night.
For the second time in three weeks, the Rams and Seahawks will clash on Saturday, this time in the opening round of the NFC playoffs.
As Seahawks safety Jamal Adams spoke with reporters via Zoom on Wednesday, he delivered a statement as definitive as the hits he lays on opponents: He will play Saturday in their wild-card playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams.
The short-handed Bulls rebounded from a 20-point first-half deficit to down Portland 111-108 on Tuesday night.
The big question hovering over the Seahawks as they prepare for the wild-card playoff game Saturday against the Los Angeles Rams — will star strong safety Jamal Adams play? — might not be answered until shortly before kickoff.
So when will everyone know who the Rams' starting quarterback will be for the wild-card playoff game Saturday against the Seahawks? "Saturday at 1:39 p.m.," coach Sean McVay said during a Zoom call with media members Tuesday.
Los Angeles (10-6) is headed to Seattle on Saturday for the second postseason meeting ever between the NFC West rivals.
The Seahawks might need a few days to determine if safety Jamal Adams can play Saturday in a wild-card playoff game against the Rams after injuring his left shoulder Sunday, coach Pete Carroll said.
As recently as 2017 and 2018, the annual offseason announcements of prospect lists and farm-system rankings from various media outlets were not met with great enthusiasm from Mariners fans.
If you were surprised to see the Seahawks run a play when they got the ball back with 22 seconds left and a 26-23 lead Sunday against the 49ers, coach Pete Carroll was too.
Stephen Curry let it fly from way out under pressure with a minute-plus left for another perfect swish on the way to a career-high 62 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat Portland 137-122 on Sunday night to split the two-game set with the Trail Blazers.
It didn't take long for Seahawks receivers Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf to etch their name into the team's record book Sunday.
From the rested in Kansas City and Pittsburgh to the relieved in Cleveland, Chicago and Los Angeles, the field for the Super Bowl chase is set. There are some powerhouses and some pretenders — and a team with a losing record.
Russell Wilson hit Tyler Lockett for two fourth-quarter touchdowns, and a stellar defensive effort helped the Seahawks rally past the 49ers 26-23 on Sunday and end the regular season on a four-game winning streak.
Ronnie Lott, the 49ers legend, shares with Pete Carroll an appreciation of “the bounce, the quickness, the excitement” that Jamal Adams brings to the safety position and the Seahawks defense.
Damian Lillard joined Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler as the only Portland players to score 15,000 points for the franchise, finishing with 34 as the Trail Blazers spoiled Golden State’s home opener with a 123-98 win over the Warriors.
Many scoffed during the summer at the prospect of the NFL going through a four-month schedule on time.
The NFL has chosen 11 athletes from nine countries to compete for a spot in the 2021 International Player Pathway Program.
Before The Associated Press hands out its individual NFL awards during Super Bowl week in Tampa, here are some off-the-beaten track honors.
DK Metcalf is six yards shy of besting Steve Largent’s single-season Seattle Seahawks franchise record for receiving yards in a season. Largent had 1,287 receiving yards in 1985, the best of a nine-season run during which the Hall of Famer topped 1,000 yards eight times.
The stakes for this season’s finale between fierce NFC West rivals Seattle and San Francisco are far more one-sided that a year ago.
Kawhi Leonard scored 28 points in his return from a two-game absence, Paul George added 23 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers breezed past the Portland Trail Blazers 128-105.
Becky Hammon became the first woman to coach an NBA team, taking over the San Antonio Spurs after coach Gregg Popovich was ejected in a 121-107 loss to LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.