• No. 14 Washington preps for season of lofty expectations

    SEATTLE (AP) — For at least this season opener, there is much less hoopla focused on Washington coach Chris Petersen.

  • In this Aug. 3, 2016 photo, a large bison blocks traffic in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park as tourists take photos of the animal. Record visitor numbers at the nation's first national park have transformed its annual summer rush into a sometimes dangerous frenzy, with selfie-taking tourists routinely breaking park rules and getting too close to Yellowstone's storied elk herds, grizzly bears, wolves and bison.  (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)

    Visitor misbehavior abounds as US parks agency turns 100

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at the edge of a meadow in Yellowstone National Park.

  • Mystics dominate 2nd half, beat Fever 92-69

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tayler Hill scored 18 points, Kahleah Copper and Emma Meesseman had 17 each, and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 92-69 on Saturday night to snap a seven-game losing streak.

  • Gene Sauers takes 2-stroke lead in Boeing Classic

    SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Gene Sauers took the Boeing Classic lead Saturday, two weeks after his breakthrough victory in the U.S. Senior Open.

  • Gene Sauers, Kirk Triplett share Boeing Classic lead

    SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — U.S. Senior Open champion Gene Sauers eagled the par-5 18th hole Friday for a 7-under 65 and a share of the Boeing Classic lead with Kirk Triplett.

  • Dempsey to miss Sounders game due to irregular heartbeat

    TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Sounders and U.S. national team forward Clint Dempsey will miss Sunday’s MLS match against Portland as he undergoes evaluations for an irregular heartbeat.

  • In this Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 photo, Matthew Pearson, left, of Bellingham, Wash., views a traveling totem pole with his son Graham, in Bellingham. A Pacific Northwest tribe has begun a nearly 5,000 mile road trip with a 22-foot-tall totem pole in tow. The Lummi Nation embarked on its fourth “totem journey” since 2012 to galvanize opposition to coal and crude oil projects it says could imperil native lands. (Robert Mittendorf/The Bellingham Herald via AP)

    Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Pacific Northwest tribe is traveling nearly 5,000 miles across Canada and the United States with a 22-foot-tall totem pole on a flatbed truck in a symbolic journey meant to galvanize opposition to fossil fuel infrastructure projects they believe will imperil native lands.

  • Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo lies on the turf after he went down on a play against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Romo gives Cowboys scare as Seattle rolls past Dallas 27-17

    SEATTLE (AP) — Three plays were all it took for Dallas to get yet another injury scare surrounding Tony Romo.

  • Chicago White Sox's Todd Frazier hits a single to drive in Adam Eaton with the winning run in the ninth inning against the Seattle Mariners during a baseball game in Chicago, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. The White Sox won 7-6. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Frazier’s single in 9th leads White Sox over Mariners 7-6

    CHICAGO (AP) — Todd Frazier’s first season in Chicago has produced 31 home runs, but also an average hovering around .200 and 125 strikeouts.

  • Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is tended to by a trainer after he went down on a play against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Cowboys’ Romo leaves after getting pulled down awkwardly

    SEATTLE (AP) — Dallas quarterback Tony Romo appeared to injure his back on the third play of Thursday’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks after getting pulled down from behind by Cliff Avril.