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Category: Sports
October 10, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Charge filed against Marshawn Lynch accuser

The woman who made assault and property-damage allegations against Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch in August has been charged with making a false statement to a public servant. Jammie Lynn Ficarelli, 31, of Everett, was charged Thursday in King County District Court, according to the Bellevue City Attorney’s Office. Ficarelli alleged that Lynch had assaulted her…

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October 8, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Cleaning crew accused of stealing M’s jerseys from Safeco store

Members of a Safeco Field cleaning crew are accused of stealing more than $11,000 worth of Mariners jerseys from a store kiosk, police said. Four suspects, who work for a subcontracting company that does post-season cleaning at Safeco Field, allegedly broke into a Mariner’s Store kiosk and stole several jerseys with a retail value of $11,500,…

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October 8, 2014 at 1:35 PM

Ballmer ally resigning from Lakeside hoops job after investigation finds conflict

The basketball coach who runs a nonprofit funded by billionaire Steve Ballmer is resigning from his job at Lakeside School in Seattle after an independent investigator found he was improperly sponsoring out-of-season sports activities. Officials at the elite private school released the results Wednesday of an investigation conducted by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA). The…

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October 2, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Bellevue police: Marshawn Lynch’s accuser should be charged

Bellevue police have recommended that a woman who made assault and property-damage allegations against Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch be charged for making a false or misleading statement, the Bellevue Police Department said Thursday. Investigators found that Lynch was at a hotel about a mile from where the incident occurred on Aug. 10, and that although…

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August 22, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Bremerton ferry to make extra round trip for Seahawks fans

A Seattle-Bremerton ferry will make an extra round trip Friday evening to accommodate heavy foot traffic because of the Seahawks game. The 1,200 passenger Sealth will depart Bremerton at 10:15 p.m. and Seattle at 11:30 p.m., according to Washington State Ferries. Passengers should expect heavier-than-normal foot traffic on ferries from Bremerton and Bainbridge Island on Friday…

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August 17, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Experienced skydiver dies in ‘extremely hard landing’

An experienced skydiver with a fully functional parachute died Sunday afternoon after an “extremely hard landing,” according to a spokesman for Kapowsin Air Sports at Sanderson Field in Shelton. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Ryan Erickson, who was an experienced skydiver. Erickson had completed nearly 1,000 successful jumps in the past. On Sunday,…

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August 14, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Bellevue PD looking into possible false reporting in Marshawn Lynch case

Bellevue police say they are looking into whether the person who accused Marshawn Lynch of assault and personal property damage was lying. Police spokesman Seth Tyler said Thursday morning the case involving Lynch remains open. But, Tyler said, instead of any alleged wrongdoing by the Seahawks running back there is a possibility of false reporting by the former…

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June 25, 2014 at 6:06 AM

Marshawn Lynch to be tastefully nude in ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

The Associated Press Seahawks star running back Marshawn Lynch will be one of 22 athletes who will be featured in the ESPN The Magazine Body Issue, which will hit newsstands on July 11. The keystone to the issue is the “Bodies We Want” section, where athletes will be featured in tasteful nude poses. Lynch will be in the company…

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June 21, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Hope Solo arrested for investigation of domestic violence

Update, 1:02 p.m. Monday: Hope Solo pleaded not guilty in an appearance in Kirkland Municipal Court. Details here. Update at 10:12 a.m.: The Seattle Reign FC released a statement on the overnight arrest of the team’s goalkeeper, Hope Solo: “We are aware of the situation regarding Hope Solo and are currently gathering information. We have no further…

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