Pro sports

Howard plays amid abuse allegation, Storm beat Liberty

The All-Star forward scores 14 points in Seattle’s 78-69 victory

 

The United States’ Megan Rapinoe runs to teammates after the team won the Women’s World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

POLL RESULTS: Bird gets the nod as household’s biggest icon

Nearly four-fifths of voters chose the Sue Bird over partner Megan Rapinoe as the greater sports star.

 

Original Seattle Pilot, ‘Ball Four’ author Bouton dies at 80

His tell-all book was a best-seller and shocked the baseball world.

 

Pitchers dominate to lead AL over NL in MLB All-Star game

American League hurlers strike out a record 16 batters in a 4-3 win.

Local MLB umps spend All-Star break raising money for youth

Tripp Gibson and Mike Muchlinski are hosting their fifth golf scramble to raise money for charity.

The Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird stands during the national anthem wearing Megan Rapinoe’s USWNT jersey before the game against the Los Angeles Sparks at Angel of the Winds Arena on Friday, June 21, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: Who’s been greater, Megan Rapinoe or Sue Bird?

The Seattle sports power couple includes an icon of soccer and an icon of basketball.

The Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird stands during the national anthem wearing Megan Rapinoe’s USWNT jersey before the game against the Los Angeles Sparks at Angel of the Winds Arena on Friday, June 21, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

US wins fourth Women’s World Cup, beating Netherlands 2-0

Forward Megan Rapinoe’s penalty kick put the defending champions ahead in the 61st minute.

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies at age 27

He was found unresponsive in his hotel room in Texas

Women’s World Cup: U.S. advances to championship match

Alyssa Naeher stops a late penalty kick as the Americans hold on for a 2-1 win over England.

Community sports roundup: U-15 soccer team nationals-bound

The Snohomish United under-15 girls soccer team is headed to nationals. Snohomish United captured the 14U girls division at the US Youth Soccer 2019 Far… Continue reading

Summer Showdown: Preston Peltier pulls off a three-peat

The Colorado driver narrowly holds off Jason Fraser to win Evergreen Speedway’s premier event

Summer Showdown set to run in the sun

Evergreen Speedway’s top Super Late Models race is set for Sunday afternoon.

Summer Showdown: The who, what, where and when

Here are all the details about Evergreen Speedway’s premier race, which takes place Sunday.

Tyler Tanner races at Evergreen Speedway. (Evergreen Speedway photo)

POLL RESULTS: No consensus on a Summer Showdown winner

Evergreen Speedway’s premier event is Sunday, and no driver received more than 28 percent of the vote.

Tyler Tanner races at Evergreen Speedway. (Evergreen Speedway photo)

Evergreen Speedway driver eyeing Summer Showdown success

Tyler Tanner has dominated this season, but a track regular has never won the Summer Showdown.

Women’s World Cup: U.S. advances to the quarterfinals

Megan Rapinoe scores on a pair of penalty kicks to lead the Americans to a 2-1 win over Spain

A race flagger signals the drivers before the start of the Street Stocks race during the Summer Showdown at the Evergreen Speedway on Saturday, June 30, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: Who’s your pick to prevail at Summer Showdown?

Evergreen Speedway’s premier race for Super Lake Models takes place this weekend.

A race flagger signals the drivers before the start of the Street Stocks race during the Summer Showdown at the Evergreen Speedway on Saturday, June 30, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Hughes’ return to Storm bench in Everett was pleasure to see

The best thing that happened for the Storm in Everett was being able to welcome their head coach back.

Gallery: Seattle Storm beats the Los Angeles Sparks, 84-62.

The Seattle Storm beats the Los Angeles Sparks, 84-62, at Angle of the Winds Arena on Friday.

2 Huskies, 2 Bulldogs selected in NBA draft

UW’s Thybulle and Nowell, and Gonzaga’s Hachimura and Clarke all hear their names called Thursday.