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Sports Chargers upset Seahawks 30-21 in San Diego Chargers upset Seahawks 30-21 in San Diego (Photo Gallery)
Antonio Gates had three touchdown catches and the San Diego Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Seattle's offense off the field and upset the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks 30-21 Sunday.
Sports Lester pitches Athletics past Mariners 4-0 Lester pitches Athletics past Mariners 4-0
Bellarmine Prep product Jon Lester could not find his command. There was no one pitch he could lean on or one side of the plate he could hit with any consistency.

Mariners

Mariners Rodney walks in winning run, M's fall to A's in 10
Jed Lowrie drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the 10th inning to force in the tiebreaking run and lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
Mariners Mariners use long ball to beat Oakland 4-2
Robinson Cano, Kendrys Morales and Logan Morrison homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 4-2 on Friday night to pull within a half-game of the Athletics for the top spot in the AL wild-card chase.
Mariners Altuve helps Astros beat Mariners, 5-2
Jose Altuve had two hits and an RBI and the Houston Astros damaged the Seattle Mariners post-season hopes with a 5-2 victory Wednesday.

Seahawks

Sounders

Storm

Storm Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury
Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury.
Storm MLS assesses its future following big summer
This summer showed Major League Soccer that attracting U.S. fans to the game is no longer an issue. It's engaging them that the league sees as its next step.

College

College UW Huskies set to host 2-0 Illinois
Illinois visiting Washington was supposed to be the first major test of Chris Petersen's initial season with the Huskies. Challenges are all the Huskies have faced in their first two weeks.

Little Heroes

Sports Football coach moves game for daughter's wedding Football coach moves game for daughter's wedding (Photo Gallery)
Emily Younker isn't getting married until next year but she's already made sure the date doesn't conflict with college football and sent one invitation: To Big Al, the elephant mascot of the University of Alabama Crimson Tide.
Sports Thompson leads Huskies to 44-19 rout of Illini Thompson leads Huskies to 44-19 rout of Illini (Photo Gallery)
Linebacker Shaq Thompson returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown, picked up a fumble and rumbled 52 yards for another score, and Washington routed Illinois 44-19 on Saturday, improving to 3-0 under Chris Petersen.
Sports NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever
In the span of five days, America's favorite sport bombarded fans with a video of one player punching his wife, details about a former MVP hitting his son with a tree branch, reminders of two more lingering domestic violence cases - all being overseen by a commissioner, Roger Goodell, who has looked ill-suited to handle any of it.
Sports Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic violence by its players.
Sports Players' union reps approve HGH testing for '14 Players' union reps approve HGH testing for '14
Hours after the players' union voted Friday to accept an NFL proposal on drug policy changes that included HGH testing, the league says it is not a done deal.
Sports Vikings' Adrian Peterson accused of child abuse Vikings' Adrian Peterson accused of child abuse
Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted on Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son and the team benched him for this weekend's game against New England.
Sports Batters always at risk despite protection Batters always at risk despite protection
Life can change in a second in the batter's box. That's roughly the amount of time, sometimes less, that a major league hitter has to decide whether to swing at a pitch - or perhaps duck out of the way.
Sports Villar, McHugh help Astros edge Mariners 2-1 Villar, McHugh help Astros edge Mariners 2-1
Jonathan Villar hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning to lift Collin McHugh and the Houston Astros over the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Tuesday night.