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Tyler Tanner races at Evergreen Speedway. (Evergreen Speedway photo)

POLL RESULTS: No consensus on a Summer Showdown winner

Evergreen Speedway’s premier event is Sunday, and no driver received more than 28 percent of the vote.

Tyler Tanner races at Evergreen Speedway. (Evergreen Speedway photo)

Evergreen Speedway driver eyeing Summer Showdown success

Tyler Tanner has dominated this season, but a track regular has never won the Summer Showdown.

Women’s World Cup: U.S. advances to the quarterfinals

Megan Rapinoe scores on a pair of penalty kicks to lead the Americans to a 2-1 win over Spain

A race flagger signals the drivers before the start of the Street Stocks race during the Summer Showdown at the Evergreen Speedway on Saturday, June 30, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: Who’s your pick to prevail at Summer Showdown?

Evergreen Speedway’s premier race for Super Lake Models takes place this weekend.

A race flagger signals the drivers before the start of the Street Stocks race during the Summer Showdown at the Evergreen Speedway on Saturday, June 30, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Hughes’ return to Storm bench in Everett was pleasure to see

The best thing that happened for the Storm in Everett was being able to welcome their head coach back.

Gallery: Seattle Storm beats the Los Angeles Sparks, 84-62.

The Seattle Storm beats the Los Angeles Sparks, 84-62, at Angle of the Winds Arena on Friday.

2 Huskies, 2 Bulldogs selected in NBA draft

UW’s Thybulle and Nowell, and Gonzaga’s Hachimura and Clarke all hear their names called Thursday.

U.S. blanks rival Sweden, allows 0 goals in group play

The Americans win 2-0 and finish with a record 18 goals in the group stage.

Snohomish alum headed to training camp with Denver Broncos

Nathan Jacobson earned a spot on the 90-man roster after going to rookie camp as an undrafted free agent.

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

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