The five spot: 5 things to keep Hope Solo busy

Poor Hope Solo. The University of Washington product was booted from the U.S. Women’s National Team last week due to silly comments she made after losing to Sweden in the Olympics. We wonder how the soccer star will spend the next six months (other than playing for the Seattle Reign).

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Tumwater's Sid Otton enters final season as high school football coach

Sid Otton, 72, will retire at the end of this season as the all-time winningest high school football coach in Washington state history. He has a career record of 384-129 in 48 seasons, six state titles and 26 playoff appearances. He is revered by many for his mellow, effective coaching style, and it is widely agreed his career will go unmatched.
Lauren Smith lsmith@theolympian.com
Tumwater's Sid Otton enters final season as high school football coach 5:45

Tumwater's Sid Otton enters final season as high school football coach

Take a leap with Army Golden Knights parachuting team 2:25

Take a leap with Army Golden Knights parachuting team

Gregg Bell, Dave Boling talk Cliff Avril, Tony Romo and the Seahawks' vibe 6:23

Gregg Bell, Dave Boling talk Cliff Avril, Tony Romo and the Seahawks' vibe

Pete Carroll on the offense, kicking game versus Dallas 1:02

Pete Carroll on the offense, kicking game versus Dallas