Pro sports

Oregon State’s Mikayla Pivec speaks to reporters during the Pac-12 Conference women’s NCAA college basketball media day last Oct. 7 in San Francisco. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Pivec won’t play in the WNBA during the 2020 season

The Atlanta Dream announce the Lynnwood High School product will sit out for personal reasons.

Oregon State’s Mikayla Pivec speaks to reporters during the Pac-12 Conference women’s NCAA college basketball media day last Oct. 7 in San Francisco. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Felix Hernandez aims for 200 career wins and 3,000 strikeouts

But the COVID-19 pandemic is getting in the way of the former Mariner’s pitcher’s goals.

Readers believe Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm will be WNBA championship favorites when and if the 2020 season begins. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL RESULTS: Storm expected to be WNBA title favorites

Nearly half the voters predicted Seattle to win the 2020 WNBA championship.

Readers believe Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm will be WNBA championship favorites when and if the 2020 season begins. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Hydroplane races at Seafair canceled because of pandemic

This will be the first year the races will not be held since they first came to Seattle in 1951.

The Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd leans out for a shot against the Minnesota Lynx last June at the Angel of the Winds Arena. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

POLL: How good should the Seattle Storm be this season?

Everett’s adopted WNBA team was supposed to open its season last Friday.

The Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd leans out for a shot against the Minnesota Lynx last June at the Angel of the Winds Arena. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Snell’s comments overshadow legitimate gripes

By Matt Calkins / The Seattle Times The great asset a writer possesses that a broadcaster does not is the delete key. There are countless… Continue reading

Evergreen Speedway inches toward live racing again

The racetrack in Monroe has been given the green light to hold practice sessions for drivers.

NASCAR picks up at Darlington after 10-week hiatus

Racing will resume Sunday, but will look quite a bit different than just a short time ago.

Shorewood alum Snell: ‘I’m not playing unless I get mine’

The Rays pitcher says he won’t play this season if it means a reduction in salary as MLB has proposed.

Baseball in Korea provides glimpse of future of M’s games

The Korean Baseball League is back and gives a peek at what future MLB games will look like.

Marysville native Luton selected by Jaguars in NFL draft

The former Marysville Pilchuck standout goes to Jacksonville with the 189th overall pick.

Dream come true: Eason picked by Colts in 4th round

The Lake Stevens High School graduate goes to Indianapolis with the 122nd pick in the NFL draft.

Eason, other locals still waiting to be selected in NFL draft

The former Lake Stevens star is the top quarterback still available according to ESPN.

Edmonds native Kispert will test NBA draft waters

The King’s alum and Gonzaga forward won’t hire an agent and could possibly return to the Bulldogs.

Washington quarterback Jacob Eason throw around the rush of Boise State’s Curtis Weaver for a touchdown pass in the first quarter of the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 21, 2019. Eason, a Lake Stevens alum, was one of 58 players — and the only UW player — invited to participate in the NFL Draft’s virtual event. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman)

POLL RESULTS: Eason likely to be picked in early rounds

Most fans believe the former Lake Stevens star will be a second- or third-round pick in the NFL draft.

Washington quarterback Jacob Eason throw around the rush of Boise State’s Curtis Weaver for a touchdown pass in the first quarter of the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 21, 2019. Eason, a Lake Stevens alum, was one of 58 players — and the only UW player — invited to participate in the NFL Draft’s virtual event. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman)
Lake Stevens High School graduate and University of Washington quarterback Jacob Eason is expected to be an early-round pick in the NFL draft, which begins Thursday. (Dean Rutz/Seattle Times/TNS)

POLL: When will Jacob Eason be picked in the NFL draft?

The Lake Stevens High School graduate and UW quarterback is expected to be an early-round selection.

Lake Stevens High School graduate and University of Washington quarterback Jacob Eason is expected to be an early-round pick in the NFL draft, which begins Thursday. (Dean Rutz/Seattle Times/TNS)

Four Snohomish County natives eligible in upcoming NFL draft

Jacob Eason, Jake Luton, Mosese Fifita and Austin Joyner hope to have their dreams realized this week.

Local products’ intersecting path leads all the way to NFL

Jacob Eason and Jake Luton have been playing together or against each other since flag football.

Lynnwood grad Pivec selected by Atlanta in WNBA draft

The former area prep star and Oregon State standout is drafted with the 25th overall pick.

WNBA-bound local hoops star aims to help hospital workers

The WNBA draft is Friday, but Mikayla Pivec is spending time trying to help during the virus pandemic.

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