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Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik pays no attention to rumors about his job status

ARLINGTON, Texas — Jack Zduriencik can’t hide from the rumors about his future employment. Whether it was speculation about the Mariners’ interest in former Detroit Tigers president Dave Dombrowski, who this week signed a contract with the Boston Red Sox, or the failures during the much-hyped 2015 season, which is trending toward the fifth losing campaign in his seven-year tenure as general manager.

Busch maintains NASCAR hot streak

LOUDON, N.H.— Kyle Busch took another big step towards moving into the top-30 in the point standings and therefore earning a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by winning Sunday’s 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway — his third victory in the last four races.

Mariners fall to Yankees

NEW YORK — Mark Teixeira’s home run with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning snapped a tie game and ultimately gave the New York Yankees a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.