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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: WSU’s Rolovich has shown more than enough to warrant a change

Team has lost big leads, then games in four of seven contests under 2nd year coach

 

SPORTS ON TV: Friday/Saturday live sporting events

Here is the Friday and Saturday Sports on TV listings. Space was unavailable in Friday’s printed sports page. Sports on TV Friday 9 a.m. ESPN2… Continue reading

 

Mariners hope next rebuild step leads to becoming contenders

This was supposed to be a quiet offseason for Seattle. The Mariners weren’t expected to get noisy… Continue reading

Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs holds his tournament most outstanding player award after Gonzaga defeated BYU in an NCAA college basketball game in the West Coast Conference men's final, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Unbeaten Zags look to finish perfect

No. 1 overall seed begins play Saturday

Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs holds his tournament most outstanding player award after Gonzaga defeated BYU in an NCAA college basketball game in the West Coast Conference men's final, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
Seattle Mariners pitcher Yusei Kikuchi throws during baseball spring training Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Peoria, Ariz. (Charlie Riedel/The Associated Press)

Yusei Kikuchi faces most important season yet for Seattle Mariners

It feels very much like Yusei Kikuchi just arrived in the majors after his highly anticipated move from Japan. Yet, the left-hander… Continue reading

Seattle Mariners pitcher Yusei Kikuchi throws during baseball spring training Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Peoria, Ariz. (Charlie Riedel/The Associated Press)
FILE - Seattle Mariners' Mitch Haniger is congratulated and showered with sunflower seeds after his solo home run against the Houston Astros in the third inning of a baseball game in Seattle, in this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, file photo. Mitch Haniger never saw the field in 2020 for the Seattle Mariners. He barely saw the field in 2019. He's nearly three years removed from being an All-Star, but the Mariners believe that with Haniger now full healthy he can once again be that caliber of player. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Haniger healthy, hopes to regain All-Star form for Seattle Mariners

Nearly three years have passed since Mitch Haniger was an All-Star and was viewed as part of the Seattle Mariners’ core. Then came… Continue reading

FILE - Seattle Mariners' Mitch Haniger is congratulated and showered with sunflower seeds after his solo home run against the Houston Astros in the third inning of a baseball game in Seattle, in this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, file photo. Mitch Haniger never saw the field in 2020 for the Seattle Mariners. He barely saw the field in 2019. He's nearly three years removed from being an All-Star, but the Mariners believe that with Haniger now full healthy he can once again be that caliber of player. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife, Ciara, make a statement after Wilson won the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award at the NFL Honors ceremony as part of Super Bowl 55 on Feb. 5 in Tampa, Fla. (Charlie Riedel/The Associated Press)

NFL’s Man of the Year Russell Wilson a little miffed

Russell Wilson is tired of getting hit. Tired of taking sacks. His frustration is to the point that Wilson took time during a… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife, Ciara, make a statement after Wilson won the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award at the NFL Honors ceremony as part of Super Bowl 55 on Feb. 5 in Tampa, Fla. (Charlie Riedel/The Associated Press)
Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard, right, drives past Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Phoenix on Sept. 3, 2019. The New York Liberty acquired Natasha Howard from the Seattle Storm as part of a three-team trade on Wednesday. (Ross D. Franklin/The Associated Press file photo)

Seattle Storm active on trade front

The reigning WNBA-champion Seattle Storm made a number of trades to refashion their roster Wednesday, including sending All-Star forward Natasha Howard to… Continue reading

Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard, right, drives past Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Phoenix on Sept. 3, 2019. The New York Liberty acquired Natasha Howard from the Seattle Storm as part of a three-team trade on Wednesday. (Ross D. Franklin/The Associated Press file photo)

UCLA Bruins swipe Washington State Cougars

Johnny Juzang scored a career-high 17 points and UCLA rolled to a 91-61 victory over Washington State on Thursday, extending its overall… Continue reading

In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer watches the team's NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. The Seahawks fired Schottenheimer on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, following a season in which the team set several offensive records but coach Pete Carroll had clear issues with how the offense operated. (Paul Sancya/The Associated Press)

SEAHAWKS: Seattle fires offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer

The Seattle Seahawks fired offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer following a season in which the team set several offensive records but coach Pete Carroll… Continue reading

In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer watches the team's NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. The Seahawks fired Schottenheimer on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, following a season in which the team set several offensive records but coach Pete Carroll had clear issues with how the offense operated. (Paul Sancya/The Associated Press)
Washington State center Efe Abogidi (0) blocks a shot by Arizona guard Jemarl Baker Jr. (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday in Pullman. (Dean Hare/The Associated Press)

CARMAN COLUMN: Cougs’ hoops teams on the ascent

A TEAM’S RISE can be just as satisfying as the ultimate destination. This is a lesson that can be learned early in your tenure as… Continue reading

Washington State center Efe Abogidi (0) blocks a shot by Arizona guard Jemarl Baker Jr. (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday in Pullman. (Dean Hare/The Associated Press)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) tries to fend off a sack by Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald (99) during the second half of an NFL football game Dec. 27 in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)

Russell Wilson knows challenge, and headache, L.A. Rams present Seattle Seahawks

Patience can be difficult when at times earlier this season racking up yards and scoring points came so easily for Russell Wilson and… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) tries to fend off a sack by Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald (99) during the second half of an NFL football game Dec. 27 in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard (3) looks to pass as Arizona Cardinals defensive end Zach Allen (94) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

SEAHAWKS: Seattle still gunning for NFC No. 1 seed

The stakes for this season’s finale between fierce NFC West rivals Seattle and San Francisco are… Continue reading

San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard (3) looks to pass as Arizona Cardinals defensive end Zach Allen (94) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Alton Robinson (98) reacts with teammates after he sacked Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (Scott Eklund/The Associated Press)

Rookies add big value to Seattle Seahawks roster

When the NFL draft concluded back in April, it was clear what Seattle Seahawks coach Pete… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Alton Robinson (98) reacts with teammates after he sacked Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (Scott Eklund/The Associated Press)
Seattle Seahawks free safety Quandre Diggs (37) reacts with defensive end Benson Mayowa (95) and linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) after Diggs intercepted a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Carroll not done guiding Seahawks

The old guy has still got it. In a division filled with slick young coaches who… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks free safety Quandre Diggs (37) reacts with defensive end Benson Mayowa (95) and linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) after Diggs intercepted a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Grading Seattle’s win over Rams

By Nick Patterson | The Everett Daily Herald Here’s how the Seattle Seahawks grade out in their 20-9 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks running back Carlos Hyde (30) breaks away from Washington Football Team cornerback Ronald Darby (23) to begin his 50-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game Dec. 20 in Landover, Md. (Susan Walsh/The Associated Press)

Seattle Seahawks flush with options at running back down the stretch

This time a year ago, the Seattle Seahawks were in such a dire spot at running… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks running back Carlos Hyde (30) breaks away from Washington Football Team cornerback Ronald Darby (23) to begin his 50-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game Dec. 20 in Landover, Md. (Susan Walsh/The Associated Press)
Seattle Seahawks free safety D.J. Reed (29) runs with the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

SEAHAWKS: D.J. Reed making most of shot with Seattle

How good has D.J. Reed been for Seattle, pretty much out of nowhere? Reed’s been a… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks free safety D.J. Reed (29) runs with the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura passes against Southern California in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Utah awaits an eager Cougars squad

Washington St. to play just second game in a month

Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura passes against Southern California in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)