Pro sports

How a Snohomish product won a pro hockey title in Newfoundland

John Snowden took over mideason and led the Newfoundland Growlers to the ECHL championship.

 

Toronto topples Golden State to win NBA title

Toronto dethrones the injury-depleted Warriors 114-110 to win the 1st NBA title in franchise history.

 

Blues top Bruins in Game 7 for 1st Stanley Cup title

Rookie goaltender Jordan Binnington stopped 32 shots in St. Louis’ 4-1 win.

 

‘Kraken’ appears very much alive in NHL nickname competition

That’s what Herald columnist Nick Patterson gleaned from Seattle expansion team’s new website.

Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins (0) looks to the referee for a foul during the first quarter of Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on June 5, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

POLL RESULTS: Voters expect Golden State to three-peat

Nearly two-thirds of responders picked the Warriors to beat Toronto in the NBA finals.

Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins (0) looks to the referee for a foul during the first quarter of Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on June 5, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Which team is going to win the NBA championship?

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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) looks for a way out under pressure from Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) and teammate Klay Thompson (11) during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Sunday, June 2, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

POLL: Which team claims the NBA championship?

The Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors are tied 1-1 in the best-of-seven series.

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) looks for a way out under pressure from Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) and teammate Klay Thompson (11) during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Sunday, June 2, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Seattle Storm’s Shavonte Zellous yells after scoring and getting a foul call against the Phoenix Mercury during the season opener on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Readers predicting playoffs for the Storm

Voters still like Seattle’s postseason chances, despite the absence of Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird.

The Seattle Storm’s Shavonte Zellous yells after scoring and getting a foul call against the Phoenix Mercury during the season opener on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd dribbles around the Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner during the season opener on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: How will the Seattle Storm fare this season?

The reigning WNBA champions are using Everett as one of their home bases this season.

The Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd dribbles around the Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner during the season opener on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: Upstart wins Galloway 150

Gracin Raz finally ended Tyler Tanner’s dominating run at Evergreen Speedway. The K&N Pro Series West racer became the first driver to unseat Tanner this… Continue reading

Sporting Kansas City edges the Sounders, 3-2

The loss snaps Seattle’s six-game unbeaten streak

Miranda Granger collects her second professional title

The MMA fighter from Snohomish needed just 41 seconds to win her bout Saturday night.

Everett and the Storm both put on a show

Seattle got championship rings and beat the Phoenix Mercury at sold-out Angel of the Winds Arena.

Snohomish native Granger seeks 2nd pro MMA title

The 27-year-old will fight for the CFFC strawweight title on Saturday in California.

Storm star Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely

The veteran point guard joins reigning MVP Breanna Stewart on the team’s injured list

Seattle Storm’s Recee Caldwell yells after a teammate makes a three point shot during the preseason game against the Phoenix Mercury at Angel of the Winds Arena on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Genuine enthusiasm for the Storm in Everett

It wasn’t a landslide, but voters expressed some excitement about the WNBA champs coming to town.

Seattle Storm’s Recee Caldwell yells after a teammate makes a three point shot during the preseason game against the Phoenix Mercury at Angel of the Winds Arena on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Seattle Storm make Everett debut in preseason loss

The reigning WNBA champs were short-handed in an 87-84 loss to Phoenix at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Chen returns to Everett where incredible season began

The skater is back with Stars On Ice after a win at Skate America in October lead to a world title.

Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue perform during the free dance program at the 2018 Skate America competition on Sunday at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Who’s performing at Stars On Ice in Everett?

Thursday’s exhibition features some of the biggest names in U.S. figure skating.

Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue perform during the free dance program at the 2018 Skate America competition on Sunday at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)