That "cheaters" tag is only one reason why NFL rivals everywhere have learned to hate the defending Super Bowl champs, citing glamour-boy quarterback Tom Brady's "Deflategate" victory over commissioner Roger Goodell in federal court last week as only the latest example.
Nelson Cruz reached 40 home runs for the second straight season, Felix Hernandez pitched three-hit ball for eight innings and the Seattle Mariners downed the Texas Rangers 5-0 Thursday.
Earl Thomas has not missed a game in the first five seasons of his NFL career and he has no intention of starting now.
When it comes to local soccer rivals. This is about as even as it gets.
Having never played in an NFL game, Bailey is set to make his debut on Sunday when the Seattle Seahawks open the season at St. Louis.
This end of the season celebration in the park for all of the generous volunteers who make the program work in our community. Nearly 450 kids involved in the First Tee of Yakima this year, hoping to top the 500 mark in 2016.
The Pac-12 had some impressive victories during college football's opening weekend.
Kent State's April Goss is a rarity - a woman on a Division I college football roster. By the end of this season, she could accomplish something even rarer if she gets the chance to play in a game.
The New England Patriots have asked the NFL to reinstate the suspended employees at the heart of the scandal that came to be known as "Deflategate."
Some may never get over what occurred when Russell Wilson's pass found the arms of Malcolm Butler and not Ricardo Lockette. But the Seattle Seahawks are in agreement that the easiest way to escape the cloud of what happened is getting back there again.
Tim Tebow is the biggest name among NFL cuts for the second time in three years.
A San Antonio School district is investigating after a football player ran into the back of a referee watching a play and another player then dove into the official after he fell. Both players were ejected from the game.
Andy Reid was confident this would be the first time in three years coaching the Kansas City Chiefs that a number of players who failed to make his team would catch on elsewhere.
With appetizers out of the way, it's time to move on to the main course on this first weekend of college football.