Pro sports

Shorewood alum Snell issues apology for part of rant

The Rays pitcher says he wishes he had not said, “I’m not playing unless I get mine.”

 

Empty stands at Emerald Downs leave empty feeling inside

The reality of the summer sets in when witnessing first-hand empty stands at a sporting event.

 

NFL says training camps still on for late July

Although contingency plans are being made, the league intends to start training camp on time.

 

New Seattle hockey venue to be named Climate Pledge Arena

Amazon purchases the naming rights for the former KeyArena and puts the focus on its climate-change message.

Play ball! MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24

Ballparks will be empty and new rules in place as the league and players agree to season parameters.

Emerald Downs set to open racing season with no fans

The track begins its 10-race program Wednesday two months later than expected due to the pandemic.

Evergreen Speedway to resume races with no fans June 27

Every race at the track this season will be aired on CBS affiliate CW11 Sunday evenings.

Seattle Storm’s Natasha Howard attempts a layup during the season opener game against the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Seattle Storm won’t play any games in Everett this year

The pandemic forces the WNBA to play a 22-game regular season starting in late July without fans present.

Seattle Storm’s Natasha Howard attempts a layup during the season opener game against the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Former Everett Silvertips star goaltender Carter Hart and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers are one of the 24 NHL teams set to resume playing at one of two hub locations beginning in July. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

POLL RESULTS: The NHL gets the nod for its restart plan

However, the general consensus is that both the NHL and NBA have good restart plans.

Former Everett Silvertips star goaltender Carter Hart and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers are one of the 24 NHL teams set to resume playing at one of two hub locations beginning in July. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Tom Lafferty in the booth at KRKO on Thursday, July 12, 2018 in Everett, Wa. KRKO 1380 AM is switching away from a sports talk format to music after 16 years, though the station will continue to broadcast local sports events. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Tom Lafferty in the booth at KRKO on Thursday, July 12, 2018 in Everett, Wa. KRKO 1380 AM is switching away from a sports talk format to music after 16 years, though the station will continue to broadcast local sports events. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, center, shoots as Milwaukee Bucks center Robin Lopez, left, and forward Giannis Antetokounmpo defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game on March 6 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

POLL: Which league got its restart plan right, NBA or NHL?

Both leagues, which suspended their seasons because of the coronavirus outbreak, have plans to restart.

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, center, shoots as Milwaukee Bucks center Robin Lopez, left, and forward Giannis Antetokounmpo defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game on March 6 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Gov. Inslee eases restrictions on pro sports activities

The state says that pro sports can resume practices and activities in a limited capacity.

Sounders, rest of MLS to resume season this month

The league and its players reach a labor deal that includes a tournament in Orlando.

Jackson grad Travis Snider among Diamondbacks’ cuts

The eight-year MLB veteran signed a minor-league deal with Arizona in January.

Major issues confront Minor League Baseball and the AquaSox

“When the time is right for baseball to return, we will be here,” pledges general manager Danny Tetzlaff.

POLL RESULTS: “The Last Dance” was a big hit

Readers watched the 10-part documentary on the Chicago Bulls of the 90s, and they liked what they saw.

“The Last Dance,” a 10-part documentary produced by NBA legend Michael Jordan, is a 10-part series chronicling the Chicago Bulls’ run to the 1997-98 NBA championship, the franchise’s sixth title in eight seasons. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser)

POLL: Have you seen “The Last Dance,” and what’s your take?

The 10-part ESPN documentary on Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls has been a phenomenon of the pandemic.

“The Last Dance,” a 10-part documentary produced by NBA legend Michael Jordan, is a 10-part series chronicling the Chicago Bulls’ run to the 1997-98 NBA championship, the franchise’s sixth title in eight seasons. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser)
Oregon State’s Mikayla Pivec speaks to reporters during the Pac-12 Conference women’s NCAA college basketball media day last Oct. 7 in San Francisco. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Pivec won’t play in the WNBA during the 2020 season

The Atlanta Dream announce the Lynnwood High School product will sit out for personal reasons.

Oregon State’s Mikayla Pivec speaks to reporters during the Pac-12 Conference women’s NCAA college basketball media day last Oct. 7 in San Francisco. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Felix Hernandez aims for 200 career wins and 3,000 strikeouts

But the COVID-19 pandemic is getting in the way of the former Mariner’s pitcher’s goals.

Readers believe Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm will be WNBA championship favorites when and if the 2020 season begins. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL RESULTS: Storm expected to be WNBA title favorites

Nearly half the voters predicted Seattle to win the 2020 WNBA championship.

Readers believe Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm will be WNBA championship favorites when and if the 2020 season begins. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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