LACEY, Wash. — The final round of the PNW PGA Professional Championship wrapped up at Indian Summer Golf and Country Club with Corey Prugh of Community Colleges of Spokane winning this event for the second time with an 8-under 208.

Just before taking a swipe at California at large, Washington State football coach Mike Leach answered a question about one of the Golden State’s new bills: California’s Fair Pay for Play Act, which awaits Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature after passing through the legislature unanimously an…

EVERETT — The number of seats sans a gluteus maximus was conspicuously high Wednesday night. The view behind each basket was particularly glaring, as chairs outnumbered bodies by at least five to 1.

SEATTLE — There was a go-route snag from an athletic freak who had Hall of Fame hype before he ever played a down. There was a QB sack from a three-time Pro Bowl selection who broke the internet the day he signed with Seattle.

Just after his team’s comeback win against Oregon, on a weekend when the Pac-12’s image took another right hook to the dome, Auburn running back JaTarvious Whitlow transformed into JaTrollious Whitlow.

RENTON, Wash. — While watching a game Saturday night, one of the most ferocious hitters in Seahawks history weighed in on his area of expertise.

RENTON — It’s been seven months since we last saw the Seahawks line up against players with different helmets than their own. Seven months since they called plays in a stadium; seven months since they last made tackles on broadcast TV.

When you’re talking to Seahawks guard D.J. Fluker, don’t worry so much about technical detail. Just enjoy the ride. Listen to him talk about how he couldn’t play Pop Warner football when he was a kid because he was too big.

When quarterback Jake Browning, running back Myles Gaskin, and other core players from the renaissance of Husky football walked out the door for the final time last season, Chris Petersen was understandably wistful. 

Lou Piniella will be in Cooperstown, New York, on Sunday, watching with pride along with tens of thousands of other baseball fans as Edgar Martinez is inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Megan Rapinoe left early, her work done for the day. The celebration came early, too, for a U.S. team determined up until the final minute to win this Women’s World Cup on its own terms.