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    SEATTLE (AP) — For the first time in 20 years, the Seattle Mariners will begin a season without Ichiro Suzuki or Felix Hernandez on the opening day roster. Those two stars served as faces of the franchise for the past two decades while Seattle struggled through the longest postseason drought in major pro sports, last reaching the playoffs in Suzuki’s rookie season of 2001. At times, they were the real reason fans showed up to watch some awful baseball....
    Black Lives Matter street murals have been painted in bright, bold colors across the country.  After a massive mural was painted near the White House in Washington DC, cities including New York City, Seattle, Oakland, and Tulsa followed suit with their own colorful declarations. These photos show how people have come out in numbers to dedicate public spaces to Black Lives Matter.  Visit Insiders homepage for more stories. After weeks of protests following the death of George Floyd,...
    Getty The Seattle Seahawks reportedly have interest in signing Antonio Brown. Vegas likes the Seattle Seahawks’ chances of signing Antonio Brown. According to SportsLine, the Seahawks have the best odds of any team to sign Brown at +250. The same odds note there is a better chance that Brown does not play next season at -200. The Ravens (+500), Washington (+700) and Buccaneers (+1000) are the other top contenders for Brown in the latest odds. NFL Network’s...
    On Monday, a Seattle business owner issued a public apology for her dreadlocks after she was vilified on social media. Rachel Marshall, founder of Rachel’s Ginger Beer in Seattle, responded on Instagram to critics who viewed her dreadlocks as cultural appropriation. One critic wrote: Seattle, we gotta talk. @ rachelrgb owns @rgbsoda here in Seattle with multiple locations. She is a white woman with dreadlocks and allegedly gives her product to cops (the people brutalizing her customer base) for free.It has always...
    Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., is co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, but when asked whether the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone in her Seattle district helped or harmed her progressive cause, she did not give a clear response. Jayapal explained why she thinks CHOP happened and spoke in broad strokes about the right to protest during a wide-ranging conversation with The Washington Post’s Robert Costa on Tuesday. She opted not to weigh in directly on the question of whether it ultimately damaged the progressive...
    Proceed at your own risk, Mets fans. Jarred Kelenic, the one-time Mets prospect dealt away in the Robinson Cano/Edwin Diaz trade, may be in the big leagues faster than you think. Kelenic, the Mets’ first-round pick (sixth overall) in the 2018 draft, blasted a pair of home runs in a Mariners intrasquad game on Monday, opening eyes out in Seattle. Part of the team’s 60-player pool, Kelenic was supposed to be competing for a roster spot in 2021 at the...
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Mauricio Pineda scored in the 84th minute to give the Chicago Fire a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Tuesday in the MLS is Back tournament. Wide open at the back post, Pineda caught Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei off guard after Seattle’s Handwalla Bwana scored in the 77th minute to knot the score at 1-all. Robert Beric’s goal put the Fire up after a scoreless first half. It was his second goal...
    Normally, people dont play with kids lives: Trumps push to reopen schools becomes another partisan fight THEN AND NOW: How Burger King has changed through the years Rookie Pinedas goal gives Fire 2-1 win over Sounders © APWF Chicago Fire defender Mauricio Pineda, left, and Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris (13) fight for position on the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) LAKE BUENA VISTA,...
    Getty Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll weighed in on the Let Russ Cook debate. The “Let Russ Cook” movement has now reached Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll. ESPN 710 Seattle’s John Clayton asked Carroll specifically about his thoughts on the current Let Russ Cook debate during a recent interview. Carroll emphasized that he expect Wilson to be “the best he’s ever been.” While Carroll teased new elements of the Seahawks offense, he noted the team remains...
    (CNN)A suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Washington is in custody, according to police.The Bothell Police Department announced in a Twitter post early Tuesday that the suspect was taken into custody after hiding on a rooftop near the scene of the shooting.Two officers were shot in the incident which began Monday night with Bothell police attempting to make a traffic stop, according to Aaron Snell with the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team.CNN affiliate KOMO reported...
    KENT, Wash. (AP) — Five people have been taken to a Seattle hospital with gunshot wounds after an incident in a suburb south of the city, a hospital spokeswoman said. Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg said Monday evening that five males ranging in age from 16 to 49 were brought to the medical center. Two were in critical condition and three were in serious condition, she said. Officers were called around 6 p.m. to South Kent/Des Moines Road and...
    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Monday blasted the City Councils plan to cut the police departments budget by 50% and instead proposed transferring a list of functions like the 911 call center and parking enforcement out of the agencys budget. “We need to invest in community-based solutions that address underlying root issues,” Durkan said at a news conference. “The community has made clear, they want us to transform the Seattle Police Department and to reinvest in programs that provide this...
    Popular: Tutor Doctor, Sylvan LearningWhy it’s popular: If there’s one thing people are still willing to spend money on, it’s their kids. And it’s not just for kids who are having trouble in school. More competitive college admissions standards mean everyone’s looking for an edge.Due diligence: “The services are broad,” said Miller. “Make sure you know what types of services a particular franchise provides. Do you only work with young children, or do you go all the way up to...
    New York Liberty to open 2020 WNBA proceedings (Full Schedule) By: Geoff Magliocchetti July 13, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesThe New York Liberty’s opening matchup with the Seattle Storm will officially open WNBA proceedings in the Bradenton bubble. The New York Liberty will help officially christen the WNBA bubble setup in Bradenton, Florida…affectionately referred to as the “Wubble” by participants and media…on July 25. New York’s...
    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Monday blasted the City Council’s plan to cut the police department’s budget by 50% and instead proposed transferring a list of functions like the 911 call center and parking enforcement out of the agency’s budget. “We need to invest in community-based solutions that address underlying root issues,” Durkan said at a news conference. “The community has made clear, they want us to transform the Seattle Police Department and to reinvest in programs...
    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Monday blasted the City Council’s plan to cut the police department’s budget by 50% and instead proposed transferring a list of functions like the 911 call center and parking enforcement out of the agency’s budget. “We need to invest in community-based solutions that address underlying root issues,” Durkan said at a news conference. “The community has made clear, they want us to transform the Seattle Police Department and to reinvest in programs...
    SEATTLE (AP) — Twelve people, or their families, who were hurt or killed in Seattle protests over the past six weeks filed financial claims Monday against the city of Seattle, King County and Washington state, alleging police used excessive force or failed to secure the safety of peaceful protesters. The claims, to which the city, county and state have 60 days to respond, are the first step in filing lawsuits. None of the claims ask for a specific dollar amount,...
    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced plans on Monday to move certain functions away from the police department along with a proposed $76 million cut to its budget while criticizing a proposal backed by elected leaders to defund the police force by half. Durkans plan calls for $56 million to be slashed from the departments more than $400 million budget and be redirected toward other needs. Another $20 million could be cut next year in the form of shuttered plans to...
    An Alaska Airlines flight to Chicago had to turn back to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after a passenger threatened to kill everyone onboard. The incident began Saturday night shortly after the plane took off when a man on the flight began walking up and down the aisle screaming, “I will kill everybody, accept it!” according to the Seattle Times. Two passengers, including a law enforcement officer and a flight attendant apprehended and subdued the suspect while he repeatedly yelled, “Die in...
    A report in the Seattle Times claims that an “anti-fascist” group, the Pacific Northwest Youth Liberation Front, is behind a month-long period of violent unrest in downtown Portland, Oregon, and is supplying and arming protesters who have staged nightly attacks on law enforcement officials in an effort to emancipate and occupy a Federal courthouse. Portland mayor Ted Wheeler who, like Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, initially supported the protests, believing them to be connected to national anti-police brutality protests that sprung...
    By MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Monday blasted the City Councils plan to cut the police departments budget by 50% and instead proposed transferring a list of functions like the 911 Call Center and parking enforcement out of the agencys budget. “We need to invest in community-based solutions that address underlying root issues,” Durkan said at a news conference. “The community as made clear, they want us to transform the Seattle Police Department...
    Getty Quinton Dunbar has been in the Seahawks virtual meetings. Things continue to be murky in the legal battle of Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar. Dunbar is changing lawyers after a New York Daily News report indicated his former attorney Michael Grieco was involved in paying witnesses to recount their initial statements regarding Dunbar’s involvement in a Florida robbery. “JUST IN: Quinton Dunbar’s criminal defense attorneys withdraw from the case and are replaced by new counsel who...
    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police arrested a man accused of threatening other passengers on a flight to Chicago late Saturday night. Video from a passenger shows the man walking in the aisle and shouting that he would kill everyone on board “in the name of Jesus.” The incident occurred shortly after Alaska Airlines Flight 422 took off at 11:10 p.m., Port of Seattle Police spokesman Peter McGraw told The Seattle Times. The man was apparently unarmed and no one was...
    A recent Alaska Airlines flight landed early after a passenger became belligerent and aggressive, threatening to kill everyone on the aircraft. Alaska flight 422 departed Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Saturday at 11:10 p.m., bound for Chicago O’Hare, KOMO News reports. During the ascent, an unnamed male passenger became disruptive and acted “extremely belligerent and physically aggressive,” a spokesperson for the airline told Fox News. About 20 minutes into the flight, the man reportedly walked in the aisle and yelled,...
    An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Seattle, Washington over the weekend after an agitated passenger jumped up and threatened to kill everyone on board. READ MORE: Actor Nathan Davis Jr. sues United Airlines for $10M for racial profiling According to the Seattle Times, video taken during the incident on Saturday shows a man wearing a face mask that cand be seen pacing through the cabin of Flight 422, headed for Chicago O’ Hare, while...