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Sports Chris Hansen says no hockey-first plan in Seattle yet Chris Hansen says no hockey-first plan in Seattle yet
Throughout the process, Seattle arena investor Chris Hansen has remained open to the idea of a hockey team being the first tenant for a proposed facility in the city's stadium district even if his focus is on basketball.
Sports Former players: NFL teams 'conspired' to push painkillers Former players: NFL teams 'conspired' to push painkillers
Hundreds of former players have filed a lawsuit claiming all 32 NFL teams obtained and provided painkillers to players - often illegally - as part of a decades-long conspiracy to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.
Sports 'Deflategate' appeal could test powers of NFL commissioner 'Deflategate' appeal could test powers of NFL commissioner
Tom Brady signaled in his appeal of his "Deflategate" suspension that he will put NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's credibility on trial, further inflating the stakes in what started as a silly little scandal about the air pressure in footballs.
Sports Tom Brady appeals suspension in 'Deflategate' scandal Tom Brady appeals suspension in 'Deflategate' scandal
Tom Brady appealed his four-game suspension for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game, and the players union urged Commissioner Roger Goodell to appoint a neutral arbitrator to hear the case.
Sports James Shields goes to 5-0 as Padres beat Mariners 4-2 James Shields goes to 5-0 as Padres beat Mariners 4-2
James Shields became the first San Diego pitcher since 2007 to start the season 5-0, Will Middlebrooks homered for the first time in nearly a month, and the Padres ended the Seattle Mariners four-game win streak, 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Sports Tom Brady to appeal 4-game suspension for deflated footballs Tom Brady to appeal 4-game suspension for deflated footballs
The reigning Super Bowl MVP will appeal his four-game suspension, his agent said, and the Patriots organization threw its "unconditional" support behind its quarterback after the NFL came down hard on its biggest star in the "Deflategate" scandal.