Second-year Aberdeen head coach Kevin Ridout has gone back to basics with the Bobcats this year.
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RENTON — Marshawn Lynch may have his challenges relating to the media, but there’s a chance he’s about to add a teammate he has no issues conversing with.
HOUSTON — In the last month and a half, the playing time of Logan Morrison has grown sporadic. Once the every-day first baseman, he’s surrendered innings and at-bats with the addition of Jesus Montero.
HOUSTON — The first wave arrived Tuesday when, as expected, the Seattle Mariners summoned four players from Triple-A Tacoma in accordance with rules permitting rosters to expand to as many as 40 players in September.
Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred denied a request from the “Shoeless” Joe Jackson Museum to reopen the case of the Chicago White Sox player banned in 1920 for allegedly conspiring with teammates and gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series, museum president Arlene Marcley said Tuesday.
For a long time, it was impossible to tell what Serena Williams wanted. Did she want to be a café society girl? Did she want to be a clothing empress? Did she want a long career playing tennis, or was the game simply a means to a more glamorous and less work intensive gig? In her peripatetic middle years she dressed with more purpose than she played, seemed more interested in cunning little pleats than in competition. That’s over now. Williams knows what wants, and what she wants is all of it, a clean sweep of Melbourne, Paris, London and New York.
MONTESANO — Replacing a quarterback who was named the league’s Offensive Most Valuable Player and a running back who was a first-team all-league selection is rarely easy. However, having a host of returning starters, including a pair of two-way, first-team all-leaguers, can certainly help with the transition.
A few days after Jack Zduriencik was hired as the Seattle Mariners’ general manager in 2008, I was approached by a satisfied Mariner fan.
HOUSTON — On paper, victory seemed unlikely for the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
SEATTLE — The controversial moment of Sunday’s Sounders-Timbers match, the one that turned each of the 64,358 attendees packed into CenturyLink Field into amateur referees, came on the brink of halftime.
The moves made by the Seahawks on Monday to cut their roster from 90 to 75 players included two mild surprises — a trade of receiver Kevin Norwood to Carolina and the release of center Lemuel Jeanpierre.
With the waiver trade deadline at 9 p.m., the Mariners were able to make a minor move, trading outfielder Austin Jackson to the Chicago Cubs on Monday for a player to be named and cash.
ELMA — The injuries that seemed almost to be a curse for Elma last season, have turned into a blessing as the Eagles return to the gridiron in 2015.