Pro sports

Williams, Kenin get U.S. off to fast start at Fed Cup

The Australian Open winner cruises to a 6-2, 6-2 win in the opening match at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Tennis great Serena Williams lands in Everett

The 38-year-old superstar will play in the second Fed Cup match Friday at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Ex-UW star Thybulle a fan favorite with 76ers

The defensive wizard stole fans’ hearts and tortured offenses in college and now he’s doing it in the NBA.

What to know about the Fed Cup event in Everett

Here’s a primer for the major women’s tennis event that begins Friday at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Meadowdale alum back in pro football with XFL’s Dragons

Tight end Connor Hamlett gets another shot after stints in the NFL and the failed AAF.

Gallery: Coco Gauff at Kids Day tennis event in Everett

The young star is in town ahead of this weekend’s Fed Cup qualifier at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Patrick Mahomes (15) and the Kansas City Chiefs are the voters’ pick to win Sunday’s Super Bowl LIV against the San Francisco 49ers. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

POLL RESULTS: The Chiefs are the Super Bowl pick

Nearly two-thirds of the voters predict Kansas City will beat San Francisco in Sunday’s big game.

Patrick Mahomes (15) and the Kansas City Chiefs are the voters’ pick to win Sunday’s Super Bowl LIV against the San Francisco 49ers. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Coco Gauff coming to Everett as part of U.S. Fed Cup team

The 15-year-old tennis sensation is on the U.S. squad for next week’s match against Latvia.

Community sports roundup: Everett Jets FC to join men’s league

The Jets will join Snohomish County FC Steelheads in the Evergreen Premier League.

Two local players survive the Seattle Dragons’ final cut

The XFL franchise trims its roster to 52 players in advance of its inaugural season

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo throws in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs during a preseason game on Aug. 24 at Arrowhead Stadium. (Chris Ochsner/Kansas City Star/TNS)

POLL: Which team prevails in Super Bowl LIV?

The AFC-champion Kansas City Chiefs and NFC-champion San Francisco 49ers square off Sunday in Miami.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo throws in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs during a preseason game on Aug. 24 at Arrowhead Stadium. (Chris Ochsner/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Ex-Lakers star Kobe Bryant and daughter die in helicopter crash

They died near Calabasas, California, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Everett native Oshie thrilled to be in 1st NHL All-Star Game

And fittingly, the Capitals forward gets to play in St. Louis — where he was drafted in 2005.

Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch was suspended by Major League Baseball and subsequently fired by the team as a result of the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

POLL RESULTS: Astros should be stripped of 2017 championship

A whopping 80 percent of voters said Houston should lose its title over its sign-stealing scandal.

Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch was suspended by Major League Baseball and subsequently fired by the team as a result of the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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.

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