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David García, Kimberly Gonzalez and Michelle Piñon are ambassadors for the Washington chapter of Latino Outdoors. They all grew up in different parts of southern California and share a passion for the outdoors and the environment. (Photo by Yvonne Rogell)

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Why is outdoor recreation is still a predominantly white activity? The local chapter of Latino Outdoors has answers.

The Muzio family drove down from Kamloops to catch a glimpse of Lionel Messi. Copa America action continues Thursaday at CenturyLink with U.S. vs. Ecuador. (Photo by Yiting Lim)

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The whole tournament may be a bit of a gimmick, but Copa America is giving Seattle a chance to prove we're one of the best soccer cities in the hemisphere.

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Hundeds of high school and middle school students from around the region thundered through Garfield High School for the annual Bulldog Drumline Expo.

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"Jackie Robinson," the latest Ken Burns documentary, informs a new generation about this great American hero. Still, after 70 years of media coverage, the journalism...

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The NFL's Chinese promotions are building a legion of fans of American football, with the Seahawks among the most popular teams.

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The Mariners are having a tough time winning at home this year. Fortunately for new arrival Dae-Ho Lee, his is way back in South Korea.

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Marshawn Lynch rode a camel, as he and other professional athletes go on a goodwill tour of Egypt to promote fitness and education.

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For hundreds of youth of color in South Seattle, getting Ultimate Frisbee recognized as a varsity sport would be a game changer.

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U.S. influence is part of everyday life in Honduras' capital — from youth community centers to fast food restaurants.

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Writer Reagan Jackson experiences the intensity of a soccer game in Honduras first-hand after traveling with the Emerald City Supporters.

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The Pan Am Games kickoff today in Toronto with dozens of Northwest athletes competing for team USA and Canada.

Megan Rapinoe and other members of the US Women's National Team celebrate victory over Japan in the 2012 Summer Olympics. The team is hoping to bring home it's first World Cup victory in over 15 years. (Photo from REUTERS)

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Jump on the soccer bandwagon and cheer the U.S. team in the Women's World Cup final Sunday.

Defender Rachel Corsie of Seattle Reign FC plays at Memorial Stadium against China's Women's National Soccer Team Friday night. (Photo by Yiqin Weng)

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Friday's Seattle Reign FC game happened at the intersection of two emerging women's soccer revivals in China and the U.S.

Young fans ask La Avispa for pictures and matching autographs after the final match (Photo by Olivia Fuller)

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Lucha libre — amateur Mexican-style wrestling — has gained a surprising following in the Northwest.

Hamza Ibrahim, 18, leaps for a rebound during a Companion Athletics basketball game. His team, representing the Ethiopian Muslim Association of Seattle (EAMS) won the championship last year — and involvement in the league encouraged Ibrahim to get his grades up. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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A new all East African basketball league in Tukwila has given Somali, Ethiopian and Eritrean teens a chance to show off their skills, and raise their grades.

Emerald City Supporters lead the "March to the Match" from Pioneer Square to CenturyLink Field at last Sunday's home opener. (Photo by Justice Magraw)

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If you are a Seahawks fan, or Mariners fan, or aren't that into sports at all, this is your year to fall in love with the Seattle Sounders.

Seahawks super bowl xlix shirt

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Thousands of T-shirts that would have adorned happy Seahawks fans if they'd won the Super Bowl will head to developing countries for people in need.

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The Seattle Seahawks apologized after comparing their unlikely win over the Green Bay Packers with Martin Luther King, Jr.'s fight for civil rights.

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Who is Hafid Yassin? We're not sure, but his incredible elevated dunk in a basketball game against Garfield last night has gone viral.

The author, Sweta Saraogi, practices yoga at a temple India. (Courtesy photo)

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What Americans are missing by only focusing on the physical aspects of yoga.

Yoga instructor Sweta Saraogi shows one of her moves in the yoga studio she teaches out of in her condo in Seattle. (Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

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"That’s the face of yoga: a thin, white, blonde American teacher who can do crazy pretzel moves and pass for a super model.”