Marshawn Lynch only stared when asked about his contract situation. His football-related answers were brief at best.
The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago. When Richard Sherman could go unrecognized in public. When his dreadlocks might bring a curious glance and be forgotten just as quickly.
The NFL suspended Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard on the Indianapolis Colts owner Tuesday just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop.
The Seattle Seahawks began trimming their roster on Friday to get to the NFL-mandated limit of 53 players by waiving quarterback Terrelle Pryor, per multiple reports.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues.
With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.
Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Seattle Mariners' organization after a heated confrontation in the stands with a team scout during a minor league game in Boise, Idaho.
Rougned Odor hit a third-inning grand slam to back Colby Lewis, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Seattle 12-4 Wednesday to take two of three from the Mariners.
The Seattle Mariners have rewarded general manager Jack Zduriencik with a multi-year extension with the club in playoff contention late in the season.
Washington State coach Mike Leach disputes the notion that running backs are underutilized in his Air Raid offense.
Chris Petersen will be the next head coach of the University of Washington football team.
Steve Sarkisian was named the head coach at Southern California on Monday, leaving Washington to return to the Trojans' storied football program for another run at national titles.
When he went home to LaSalle, Ontario, the question followed Seattle Seahawks tight end Luke Willson everywhere he went.
No Seattle Mariners pitcher had ever absorbed a loss of this nature, so no one was blaming Hisashi Iwakuma for lamenting the one-of-a-kind defeat.
Demitrius Bronson graduated from Kentwood High School, played at the University of Washington and Eastern Washington University, and now he's fighting for a spot on the Seattle Seahawks roster.
Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi at the U.S. Open on Monday, keeping her hopes alive for a third straight Flushing Meadows crown.
Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation.
Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.
The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.
Will he face criminal charges for running over a fellow driver at a sprint-car race in upstate New York? Will the brash racer they call "Smoke" regain the edge that made him a NASCAR superstar, even after conceding he'll be affected the rest of his life by the death of Kevin Ward Jr.?
John Isner is not the sort to study a lot of video of past matches in order to prepare for an upcoming opponent.
John Gibbons has a pretty standard rule for deciding when to discuss a bang-bang call with an umpire.
Anthony Rendon hit one of Washington's four homers off Felix Hernandez, and the Nationals showed off their power in an 8-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night that snapped a three-game losing streak.
Speaking quietly and with a trembling voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said Friday that the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever."
A subtle change to the NFL rulebook resulted in an 822 percent increase in illegal contact penalties through three weeks of the preseason.
NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll says he's disappointed his team has been docked two practices next offseason for excessive physical contact in a minicamp in June.
Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.
It started on the first day back during offseason workouts.