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Robert Upshaw sets new Washington blocks record

blogs.seattletimes.com — Well that didn't take long. In his fourth game, Robert Upshaw broke Washington's single-game blocks record and his fast start indicates the sophomore center will eventually own the school's single-season and career records as well. Upshaw was originally credited with seven blocks during the Huskies' 78-56 win over San Jose State on Friday in the DirecTV Wooden...
Nov 28, 2014

RT @percyallen: Robert Upshaw sets new Washington blocks record. He's on pace for 165, which would shatter school, Pac-12 records. blogs.seattletimes.com/huskymensbaske…

Nov 28, 2014

Robert Upshaw sets new Washington blocks record. He's on pace for 165, which would shatter school, Pac-12 records. blogs.seattletimes.com/huskymensbaske…

Ferguson protests move to retail stores

seattletimes.com — Originally published November 28, 2014 at 6:25 AM | Page modified November 28, 2014 at 8:04 AM MANCHESTER, Mo. - Dozens of people interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St. Louis area late Thursday and early Friday to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @DeLeon_Times: Ferguson protests shift from streets to retail stores on Black Friday: bit.ly/1AZlwsB

Nov 28, 2014

Ferguson protests shift from streets to retail stores on Black Friday: bit.ly/1AZlwsB

49ers fan who sued NFL and lost has appealed

Nov 28, 2014

.@apseattle 49ers fan who sued NFL/Seahawks cuz he couldn't buy Championship tickets appealed dismissal of case seattletimes.com/html/nationwor…

Restaurant owner watched Thai food craze take off here

seattletimes.com — Originally published November 27, 2014 at 5:56 PM | Page modified November 28, 2014 at 6:58 AM Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times When Pai Boon, 59, first arrived in Seattle in 1985 from Bangkok, Thai food was still considered an exotic cuisine here.
Nov 28, 2014

with so few Thai people in Seattle, how did Thai food become so popular? seattletimes.com/html/localnews…

Vote: Cheaper oil and you

blogs.seattletimes.com — As the chart shows, relatively cheaper oil prices eventually filter down to the pump: But the industrialized world runs on petroleum, so the effects of relatively less expensive prices will eventually be felt everywhere. What's not to like, aside from the danger of increased burning of fossil fuels causes planetary disaster?
Nov 28, 2014

RT @jontalton: How are lower oil prices affecting you? Vote in my Friday @seattletimes poll blogs.seattletimes.com/jontalton/2014… Stay for the links & hai…

Pro Football Focus grades Seahawks' win over 49ers

blogs.seattletimes.com — Here's the weekly Gradebook from Pro Football Focus: ReFocused article for Seahawks/Niners Offense The starting offensive line played all 65 offensive snaps and had a cumulative +1.8 run blocking grade. Russell Okung, J.R. Sweezy, and Justin Britt had green run blocking grades while James Carpenter and Lemuel Jeanpierre, with their limited playing time this year,...

4A semifinal preview: Chiawana vs. Graham-Kapowsin at Edgar Brown Stadium

seattletimes.com — Originally published November 27, 2014 at 6:54 PM | Page modified November 27, 2014 at 7:26 PM No. 4 Chiawana (11-1) continues its state title defense on Saturday when it plays host to No. 9 Graham-Kapowsin (11-1) - in the semifinals for the first time in the school's 10-year history - at 1 p.m.

Inslee pushes incentives for electric cars

seattletimes.com — Originally published Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 5:46 PM Looking for ways to boost the use of clean-fuel cars in Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee wants to extend a sales-tax break for electric vehicles and explore giving them access to carpool lanes. Supporters say electric cars cut carbon pollution and help reduce the country's reliance on fossil fuels.
Nov 28, 2014

WA @GovInslee wants to extend sales-tax break for e-vehicles, explore their access to carpool lanes (via @AP_Phuong) bit.ly/1FBQG9t

4A semifinal preview: Bothell and Newport in the Tacoma Dome

seattletimes.com — Originally published November 27, 2014 at 6:49 PM | Page modified November 27, 2014 at 7:40 PM STEVE RINGMAN / THE SEATTLE TIMES KingCo rivals face off in the 4A semifinals Saturday at the Tacoma Dome when No. 1 Bothell (12-0) and No. 10 Newport (10-2) meet in a 7:30 p.m.

Huskies morning links: Forecast calls for 50-percent chance of snow for Apple Cup

blogs.seattletimes.com — Links: Forty years ago, Denny Fitzpatrick rushed for a record 249 yards to lead UW to a cold Apple Cup win in Spokane. Here are five other memorable cold Apple Cups. Here's the latest forecast from the National Weather Service, which calls for a 50-percent chance of snow Saturday and...

Seahawks snap counts vs. 49ers

blogs.seattletimes.com — Here are the snap counts for Seattle's win over the 49ers Thursday night. And what is really striking is how compressed the rotations have become in the last few weeks. Seattle's defense is back to health, and the Seahawks are relying on those proven commodities right now - the starting back seven all played each of the...

The Seahawks appear to be the Seahawks again

seattletimes.com — Originally published November 27, 2014 at 9:16 PM | Page modified November 27, 2014 at 9:21 PM After collecting two impressive wins in a five-day span, they're the Seahawks again. They're the punishing, taunting big, bad bully of the NFC West again. And most important, they look like a great team capable of anything again.
Nov 28, 2014

Thanksgiving Feast on 49ers: Seahawks are "big, bad bully of the NFC West again." (via @JerryBrewer) bit.ly/123mlT2

Nov 28, 2014

RT @JerryBrewer: New #Seahawks column: "The fight in the guys' eyes tonight was unmatchable" seati.ms/1uPkffA

Plane at Sea-Tac scraped by fueling truck

blogs.seattletimes.com — A Delta plane is being inspected at Seattle's Sea-Tac Airport after it was damaged by a ground vehicle Thursday morning. Passengers on the flight bound for New York's JFK Airport were shifted onto another plane and Delta spokesman Trebor Banstetter said they should face only about an hour delay.

Owner of Seattle’s Totokaelo: ‘I want to be the biggest luxury fashion brand in the world’

seattletimes.com — Originally published Friday, November 28, 2014 at 7:30 AM Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times When she was 7, Jill Wenger, the proprietor of Totokaelo, the high-end fashion boutique on 10th Avenue, would steal flowers from her neighbor's garden.

Bundle up: Cold, possible snow headed to Western Wash.

blogs.seattletimes.com — You might want to add a snow shovel to your Black Friday shopping list - there's a chance we could see a few flakes this weekend. The rain should continue throughout the day Friday, with cold and wind developing this evening and temperatures falling into the 30s, according to the National Weather Service.

Seahawks vs. 49ers: National media toasting Richard Sherman, roasting Colin Kaepernick

blogs.seattletimes.com — The Seahawks' victory over the San Francisco 49ers wasn't just a signature win with playoff implications. It was a bold statement that the reigning Super Bowl champs' defense is back in 2013 form, a highlight and quote reel for Richard Sherman, and another magical performance by Russell Wilson.
Nov 28, 2014

Every possible link you could want on the Seahawks' win over the 49ers: blogs.seattletimes.com/take2/2014/11/…

Seahawks Second Thoughts

blogs.seattletimes.com — Here are 10 quick morning after thoughts on Seattle's 19-3 win over the 49ers Thursday night - hard to have any real second thoughts following that one. 1. If one way to look at the dominance of a win is disparity in yards gained vs.
Nov 28, 2014

A bunch of stats and observations and other stuff in the Seahawks Second Thoughts blog post: blogs.seattletimes.com/seahawks/2014/…

Seahawks post-game Videos: Pete Carroll, Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson, K.J. Wright

blogs.seattletimes.com — The latest news and analysis from all angles on the Seahawks. November 27, 2014 at 11:09 PM Seahawks post-game Videos: Pete Carroll, Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson, K.J. Wright Here is video of Seattle coach Pete Carroll, cornerback Richard Sherman, quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker K.J.

The Seahawks appear to be the Seahawks again

seattletimes.com — Originally published November 27, 2014 at 9:16 PM | Page modified November 27, 2014 at 9:45 PM After collecting two impressive wins in a five-day span, they're the Seahawks again. They're the punishing, taunting big, bad bully of the NFC West again. And most important, they look like a great team capable of anything again.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @SeaTimesSports: The Seahawks are the Seahawks again, @JerryBrewer writes in his column from Levi's Stadium: seati.ms/1uPkffA