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April 23, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Bring back the NBA to Seattle, but don’t call them the Sonics

BY ANDREW ROTHGERY (First of two posts) Still out there, Sonics fan?  Still holding out hope your team will come back from the dead? Were you invigorated, then decimated at the failed attempt at doing unto Sacramento what Clay Bennett and Oklahoma City did unto you? Are you unable to suppress a spark of hope every time Mark Cuban…

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April 22, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Boston Marathon: A city leaves the shock of 2013 far behind

BY M. NICOLE NAZZARO BOSTON, Mass. – Everything you’ve heard is true. The 118th running of the Boston Marathon went off yesterday triumphantly, under near-perfect conditions, a year removed from the attacks that left four people dead and a region in shock. But what you may not have heard is this race wasn’t just run over a…

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April 21, 2014 at 1:21 PM

Poll: How safe do you feel at sports events?

The Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 raised some interesting questions about security at major sports events that are still being answered. Monday’s race in Boston made me wonder how safe sports fans really feel when they go to events now. Security has definitely been tightened at almost any event, from high school and college to pros….

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April 18, 2014 at 11:06 AM

Boston Marathon: Recalling the horror and why I had to run again

BY M. NICOLE NAZZARO WATERTOWN, Mass. – The first sign that something wasn’t right was the hundreds of runners, without finisher’s medals, walking in the opposite direction from the finish line. What were they doing in the middle of the road? Then my phone started ringing in my fanny pack. Every one of my friends knew I…

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April 17, 2014 at 7:47 AM

Husky football poll: How should UW punish Damore’ea Stringfellow?

Washington receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow was sentenced to five days on a work crew, fined $693, and ordered to pay restitution to the victims and to attend anger-management counseling after pleading guilty Wednesday to two counts of fourth-degree assault and one count of third-degree malicious mischief. All are misdemeanors. Huskies football coach Chris Petersen on Feb. 5…

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April 14, 2014 at 7:29 AM

A Seattle University golfer’s farewell to college sports

By NICOLE GADDIE Pressure is a funny thing. It wakes you up at 5:30 a.m. for workouts because you know your body won’t be able to survive 11-hour, 36-hole rounds otherwise. It forces you to forgo social activities on weekends in order to complete the immense amount of homework growing infinitely larger with each tournament trip. It keeps you…

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