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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell celebrates the end of the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Rays trade Shorewood alum Snell to Padres in blockbuster

The former Cy Young Award winner joins a young San Deigo team loaded with talent.

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell celebrates the end of the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
A fan wears a shirt that reads “Bring Back Our Sonics,” as he attends a fan rally in 2013 in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

POLL: How important is bringing the Sonics back?

NBA expansion could be on the docket. Do you care about Seattle getting a team?

A fan wears a shirt that reads “Bring Back Our Sonics,” as he attends a fan rally in 2013 in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacob Eason (9) walks off of the field after warm ups prior to the start of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin)
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacob Eason (9) walks off of the field after warm ups prior to the start of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin)
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton (6) in the end zone celebrating his rushing touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)

Luton supports Marysville nonprofit for My Cause, My Cleats

The Jaguars QB will wear shoes supporting the CJK Foundation, a suicide prevention organization.

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton (6) in the end zone celebrating his rushing touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)
Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) runs with ball and is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Mackensie Alexander (21) during an NFL football game, Sunday, DEC. 6, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Doug Murray)
Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) runs with ball and is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Mackensie Alexander (21) during an NFL football game, Sunday, DEC. 6, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Doug Murray)
New York Giants linebacker Devante Downs (52) during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Emilee Chinn)
New York Giants linebacker Devante Downs (52) during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Emilee Chinn)
FILE - In this June 29, 1986 file photo, Diego Maradona holds up his team's trophy after Argentina's 3-2 victory over West Germany at the World Cup final soccer match at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60. (AP Photo/Carlo Fumagalli, File)

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at age 60

The international legend scored the ‘Hand of God’ goal and led his country to a World Cup title in 1986.

FILE - In this June 29, 1986 file photo, Diego Maradona holds up his team's trophy after Argentina's 3-2 victory over West Germany at the World Cup final soccer match at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60. (AP Photo/Carlo Fumagalli, File)
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree (48) pushes past Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Cam Robinson (74), left, to sack quarterback Jake Luton (6) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree (48) pushes past Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Cam Robinson (74), left, to sack quarterback Jake Luton (6) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)
Washington forward Isaiah Stewart (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Edwards goes No. 1; UW pair taken in 1st round of NBA draft

Isaiah Stewart goes 16th overall and Jaden McDaniels slips to No. 28 on Wednesday night.

Washington forward Isaiah Stewart (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
New York Giants linebacker Devante Downs (52) in action during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
New York Giants linebacker Devante Downs (52) in action during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Glacier Peak grad Granger falls to Yoder at UFC Fight Night

The local mixed martial arts standout lost by unanimous decision on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

Chicago Cubs' Steven Souza Jr. calls for a timeout as he stands on second base after connecting for a double against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Chicago Cubs' Steven Souza Jr. calls for a timeout as he stands on second base after connecting for a double against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton (6) throws a pass against Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton (6) throws a pass against Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
Jaguars' rookie quarterback Jake Luton (#6), seen here at a scrimmage at TIAA Bank Field in August, was the right choice to start against the Houston Texans as a replacement for the injured Gardner Minshew. (Bob Self/Florida Times-Union/TNS)

MP alum Luton to get 1st career start with Jaguars

The rookie quarterback will fill in for the injured Gardner Minshew on Sunday against the Texans.

Jaguars' rookie quarterback Jake Luton (#6), seen here at a scrimmage at TIAA Bank Field in August, was the right choice to start against the Houston Texans as a replacement for the injured Gardner Minshew. (Bob Self/Florida Times-Union/TNS)
Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean Luc Baker of the US compete in the Ice Dance Rhythm Dance during the ISU figure skating France’s Trophy, in Grenoble, French Alps, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Kamiak grad earns silver medal in ice dancing at Skate America

It’s the second Grand Prix of Figure Skating medal for Jean-Luc Baker.

Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean Luc Baker of the US compete in the Ice Dance Rhythm Dance during the ISU figure skating France’s Trophy, in Grenoble, French Alps, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning in Game 3 of the baseball World Series Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Buehler dominates, Dodgers take 2-1 World Series lead

Los Angeles’ starter strikes out 10 Tampa Bay batters in a 6-2 victory.

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning in Game 3 of the baseball World Series Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning in Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Snell strikes out 9, Rays win to pull even in World Series

The Shorewood alum takes a no-hitter into the fifth; Tampa Bay hangs on to beat the Dodgers 6-4.

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning in Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger celebrates his two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning in Game 1 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dodgers’ stars shine in win over Rays in Game 1 of World Series

Mookie Betts and Cody Bellinger homer to back a great start from Clayton Kershaw in L.A.’s 8-3 win.

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger celebrates his two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning in Game 1 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, left, smiles at Breanna Stewart after the team defeated the Las Vegas Aces to win basketball’s WNBA championship last week in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

POLL RESULTS: 2020 deemed the greatest team in Storm history

By a two-to-one margin, Seattle’s 2020 championship team out-polled the 2010 titlists.

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, left, smiles at Breanna Stewart after the team defeated the Las Vegas Aces to win basketball’s WNBA championship last week in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
<ins>From left, Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird and Karen Bryant share a laugh during Jackson’s jersey retirement ceremony in 2016 in Seattle. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)</ins>

POLL: Which Seattle Storm team is the greatest?

Is it this year’s team, which won the franchise’s fourth WNBA title, or is it the 2010 team, which also dominted?

<ins>From left, Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird and Karen Bryant share a laugh during Jackson’s jersey retirement ceremony in 2016 in Seattle. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)</ins>
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