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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver John Ursua is taken off the field on a cart after an injury during the first half of the team's NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Seahawks notebook: LB Burr-Kirven, WR Ursua placed on IR

Plus, veteran DT Geno Atkins and TE Luke Willson are expected to visit the team.

 

Seattle Seahawks' Ben Burr-Kirven is driven off the field on a cart after an injury during the first half of an NFL football preseason game against the Denver Broncos, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Seahawks’ Burr-Kirven, Ursua ‘hurt seriously’ against Broncos

Pete Carroll said starters will play in final preseason game against Chargers.

 

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, right, celebrates with Ty France (23) after both scored on Seager's three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the 11th inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Seager’s three-run home run propels M’s to win over Astros

Seattle salvaged the final game of a three-game set after big losses Friday and Saturday.

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, right, celebrates with Ty France (23) after both scored on Seager's three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the 11th inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Denver Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) looks for a receiver while under pressure from Seattle Seahawks linebacker Jordyn Brooks (56) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Bridgewater, Broncos cruise past resting Seahawks

Seattle sat most of its starter in a 30-3 preseason home loss.

Denver Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) looks for a receiver while under pressure from Seattle Seahawks linebacker Jordyn Brooks (56) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart in action during an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Ex-Silvertips star Carter Hart gets new deal with Flyers

Philadelphia gives the young goaltender a three-year, $11.9 million deal after a sub-par season.

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart in action during an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacob Eason runs a drill during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Westfield, Ind., Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Injuries could open door for Eason to start for Colts

The former Lake Stevens star is taking reps with the first team with Carson Wentz out indefinitely.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacob Eason runs a drill during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Westfield, Ind., Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
NFL football player Richard Sherman, center, sits at a hearing at King County District Court with his attorney Cooper Offenbecher, right, as his wife Ashley Sherman looks on, Friday, July 16, 2021, in Seattle. Prosecutors in Washington state have charged Sherman, who has played for the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers, after police said he drunkenly crashed his SUV in a construction zone and tried to break into his in-laws' home. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sherman pleads not guilty, ‘deeply remorseful’ for actions

The former Seahawks and 49ers star was charged with five misdemeanors after a Wednesday incident.

NFL football player Richard Sherman, center, sits at a hearing at King County District Court with his attorney Cooper Offenbecher, right, as his wife Ashley Sherman looks on, Friday, July 16, 2021, in Seattle. Prosecutors in Washington state have charged Sherman, who has played for the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers, after police said he drunkenly crashed his SUV in a construction zone and tried to break into his in-laws' home. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) during an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Judge orders ex-Seahawk Sherman released without bail

Probably cause was found that he committed trespassing, driving under the influence and resisting arrest.

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) during an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
FILE - San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) is seen during the NFL football Super Bowl 54 game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Miami Gardens, Fla., in this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo. Former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers star Richard Sherman was booked into a jail in Seattle on Wednesday morning, July 14, 2021, accused of “Burglary Domestic Violence.” (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)

Former Seahawks star Richard Sherman arrested

Police say the 33-year-old tried to break into his in-laws’ home and resisted arrest.

FILE - San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) is seen during the NFL football Super Bowl 54 game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Miami Gardens, Fla., in this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo. Former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers star Richard Sherman was booked into a jail in Seattle on Wednesday morning, July 14, 2021, accused of “Burglary Domestic Violence.” (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)
American League's starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani, of the Los Angeles Angeles, throws during the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Ohtani pitches, hits, Guerrero homers in AL All-Star victory

Former Mariner Mike Zunino also homers in the American League’s 5-2 win.

American League's starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani, of the Los Angeles Angeles, throws during the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Inslee signs compacts for sports betting in tribal casinos

Federal review is next. Wagering on pro and college sporting events could arrive in time for fall games.

Daffodil Sweet, last year's champion 3-year-old filly, will be in action this week at Emerald Downs. (Photo courtesy of Emerald Downs)

Horse racing at Emerald Downs returns — with fans

The season begins on Wednesday night with a limited number of spectators allowed at the Auburn track.

Daffodil Sweet, last year's champion 3-year-old filly, will be in action this week at Emerald Downs. (Photo courtesy of Emerald Downs)
Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart in action during an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Ready to rise above

Ex- Silvertips star Carter Hart talks about loneliness, bouncing back from a difficult NHL season

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart in action during an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
These are the top players with Snohomish County ties to play in Major League Baseball. (AP photos)

Ranking the top 10 MLB players all time with local ties

As the season opens, The Herald sports staff takes a crack at ranking the best from Snohomish County.

These are the top players with Snohomish County ties to play in Major League Baseball. (AP photos)
Alphas defensive back Austin Joyner (44), a Marysville Pilchuck graduate, encourages teammates during a Spring League game. (Cooper Neill / The Spring League)

Former MP star Joyner headed to Canadian Football League

Austin Joyner, looking to make a comeback after a medical retirement at UW, signs with the BC Lions.

Alphas defensive back Austin Joyner (44), a Marysville Pilchuck graduate, encourages teammates during a Spring League game. (Cooper Neill / The Spring League)
A law enforcement officer looks over a damaged vehicle following a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. Woods suffered leg injuries in the one-car accident and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

L.A. sheriff calls Tiger Woods crash ‘purely an accident’

Deputies saw no evidence the golf star was impaired by drugs or alcohol after Tuesday’s rollover.

A law enforcement officer looks over a damaged vehicle following a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. Woods suffered leg injuries in the one-car accident and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
A vehicle rests on its side after a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods along a road in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Woods suffered leg injuries in the one-car accident and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Tiger Woods seriously injured in single-car crash in L.A.

His agent says the PGA Tour legend was undergoing leg surgery for injuries suffered in the incident.

A vehicle rests on its side after a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods along a road in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Woods suffered leg injuries in the one-car accident and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) dons a helmet sticker as a Walter Payton Man of The Year nominee and says "Breonna Taylor" before an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Daniel Kucin Jr.)

Is Wilson next superstar to leave Seattle on bad terms?

Griffey, Johnson, Payton, Kemp, Sherman, Thomas. Things often end poorly for star athletes in Seattle.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) dons a helmet sticker as a Walter Payton Man of The Year nominee and says "Breonna Taylor" before an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Daniel Kucin Jr.)
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady reacts after winning the NFC championship NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wis. The Super Bowl matchup features the most accomplished quarterback ever to play the game who is still thriving at age 43 in Brady against the young gun who is rewriting record books at age 25. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke, File)

Storylines galore as Brady, Mahomes command Super Bowl stage

The greatest of all time and his heir apparent will duel it out for the NFL title on Sunday.

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady reacts after winning the NFC championship NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wis. The Super Bowl matchup features the most accomplished quarterback ever to play the game who is still thriving at age 43 in Brady against the young gun who is rewriting record books at age 25. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke, File)
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