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Column: Hey 12s, Steelers QB star loves Seattle

Seahawks fans will be heartened, and perhaps a bit surprised, to learn how much Ben Roethlisberger loves Seattle.

Leach: Be safe, not sorry, handling injuries

This was supposed to be a column about how Mike Leach was the right man for the job.

Column: Vintage Wilson is back

For a guy who has won a Super Bowl and taken his team to the brink of winning another one, Russell Wilson sure has been under a lot of fire. Sunday he fired back.

Column: Mariners legend kept Griffey, Edgar healthy

Larry Pedegana, who died last Friday, helped prolong and revive the careers of many Seattle Mariners players under his care yet always had their best interests at heart.

Column: Cougars’ Falk could be Heisman candidate

Washington State coach Mike Leach was asked the other day about one of the trappings from the Cougars’ breakout season — a national ranking for the first time since 2006 — and you could practically hear him “harrumphing” over the phone.

Column: Hawks’ Legion of Swoon?

Five good quarterbacks, five Seahawks losses.

Loss puts Seahawks' playoff hopes on life support

Call it muscle memory from a champion’s pedigree. Call it frustration overload after a half (or more) of looking futile and, at times, foolish. Call it a team simply willing itself back into competitiveness.

Column: Griffey deserves to be first unanimous HOFer

Nine voters, in their infinite wisdom, decided that Hank Aaron was not a Hall of Famer.

Cougars the best team in the Pacific Northwest

There is a sentence coming up that hasn’t been written in more than a decade. It still seems crazy to type, but hey, you can’t deny that it’s true.

Hospice hunter bags his life's wish

Fulfilling a lifelong quest to bag his first elk was a powerful experience for a northeastern Washington man, especially since he knew it would be his last shot.