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Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, center, celebrates with teammates after their win in Game 5 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays in Houston, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Houston won 6-1, and advances to the AL Championship Series. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

POLL: Should the Astros lose their 2017 World Series title?

Houston’s sign-stealing scandal cost jobs and fines, but no forfeiture of games.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, center, celebrates with teammates after their win in Game 5 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays in Houston, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Houston won 6-1, and advances to the AL Championship Series. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Former Marysville Pilchuck star looking for shot in NFL

After being forced to medically retire at UW, Austin Joyner is making himself available for the NFL draft.

Storm returning to Everett for 8 games in 2020

The three-time WNBA champions will again play a portion of their season at Angels of the Winds Arena.

Jewell Loyd and the Seattle Storm are returning to Everett’s Angel of the Winds Arena for eight games during the 2020 WNBA season. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Seattle Storm schedule in Everett for the 2020 WNBA season

The Storm will play eight games at Angel of the Winds Arena in August and September.

Jewell Loyd and the Seattle Storm are returning to Everett’s Angel of the Winds Arena for eight games during the 2020 WNBA season. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: EvCC hires Arlington volleyball coach

Whitney Williams is moving from the high school to college volleyball coaching ranks. Williams, who turned the Arlington High School volleyball program into an annual… Continue reading

Fed Cup captain recruiting top players for match in Everett

Kathy Rinaldi is hoping Serena Williams, among others, will be available for the event on Feb. 7-8.

Commentary: Flyers need Hart to overcome growing pains

The ex-Silvertips star has been tremendous at home and bad on the road during an up-and-down season.

Commentary: Stern’s role in Sonics’ departure still stings

The former NBA commissioner was known for great things, but his legacy in Seattle is complicated.

Former NBA commissioner Stern dies at age 77

Stern, who spent 30 years as the head of the league, suffered a brain hemorrhage on Dec. 12.

Snohomish native Granger suffers first loss of pro career

The rising MMA star falls to Amanda Lemos by submission in the first round of a UFC match.

Snohomish native Granger set for 2nd UFC fight

The rising MMA star with an undefeated record will face Amanda Lemos late Friday night local time.

Lynnwood grad reflects on 1st season as coach of CFL team

Orlondo Steinhauer guided Hamilton to the Grey Cup and was named the league’s coach of the year.

Snohomish native Granger scheduled for next UFC bout

Miranda Granger faces Amanda Lemos at UFC Fight Night 165 on Dec. 21 in Busan, South Korea.

Major women’s tennis event coming to Everett

The U.S. will host Latvia in a Fed Cup qualifying match in early February at Angel of the Winds Arena.

No, Snohomish’s Miranda Granger will not be fighting a man

A mistake on the internet fueled some wild speculation about the UFC Fight Night 165 in South Korea.

Gallery: Seahawks win in overtime, 40-34

Seattle beat Tampa Bay in spectacular fashion Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

Nationals win 1st World Series title

Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homer in the 7th as Washington rallies to beat Houston 6-2 in Game 7.

Nationals top Astros, force Game 7 of World Series

Stephen Strasburg throws a gem as Washington wins a wild Game 6, 7-2.

Astros slam Nationals, even World Series at 2-2

Alex Bregman hits a grand slam and drives in five as Houston wins 8-1 in Game 4.

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