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Injury ends Mebane’s stellar season

RENTON — The Seahawks have placed run-stuffing, blocker-devouring defensive tackle Brandon Mebane on injured reserve because of a torn hamstring, ending what had been a standout season on the inside for the eight-year veteran.

California Chrome can wear nasal strip at Belmont Stakes

Belmont Park’s three stewards ruled unanimously Monday morning to allow horses at all three New York Racing Association tracks to race while equipped with nasal strips, effective immediately. The decision will allow California Chrome to wear his customary Flair Equine Nasal Strip on June 7 when he goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.