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Zunino's HR in the 12th gives Mariners 4-3 win over Twins

May. 27, 2018 2:48 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After seeing long fly balls to center field die on the warning track as the night progressed, Mike Zunino knew if he got a chance at one swing to end it, he was going to do all he could to not hit it to center. "I tried to hit smart one time," Zunino joked. Zunino turned on a 2-2 breaking...

Saucedo scores first goal of season, RSL tops Sounders 1-0

May. 26, 2018 8:36 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Practice — and patience — finally paid off for Sebastian Saucedo. Saucedo launched a shot that found the upper right corner in the 61st minute in Real Salt Lake's 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Saucedo got the chance for his first goal of the season when...

Silvertips' Hart first 2-time CHL goalie of year winner

May. 26, 2018 8:20 PM EDT

REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Carter Hart of the Everett Silvertips was honored Saturday as the Canadian Hockey League's goaltender of the year, becoming the first to win the award in back-to-back seasons, and Alex Barre-Boulet of the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada was the player of the year. Hart, a...

House hopefuls draw on Trump's refusal to reveal tax returns

May. 26, 2018 11:51 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — President Donald Trump's unwillingness to release his tax returns is helping renew a debate on whether the practice should be expected of elected federal office holders ahead of this year's midterms. Although there's no constitutional requirement for candidates or elected officials to make...

Paxton continues dominant May as Mariners beat Twins 2-1

May. 26, 2018 1:33 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — James Paxton made one mistake, missing on his location with the only pitch he wanted back from another dominant performance. It made the big Seattle lefty angry — well, at least as angry as Paxton can get. "I think I got a little upset there and started letting it rip a little more,"...

Storm rallies from 14-point deficit, top Sky 95-91 in OT

May. 26, 2018 12:30 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 29 points and made four 3-pointers, Breanna Stewart added 28 points and the Seattle Storm overcame a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Chicago Sky 95-91 in overtime Friday night. Seattle trailed 80-66 with six minutes left in regulation but scored 13 of...

Mariners land Denard Span, Alex Colome in deal with Rays

May. 25, 2018 10:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rather than waiting to see where the Seattle Mariners are sitting by the time the trade market heats up, general manager Jerry Dipoto decided to be proactive. Rewarding a strong start in spite of numerous injuries and the suspension of Robinson Cano, the Mariners pulled off the first big...

Authorities drop assault charges against Hope Solo

May. 25, 2018 6:45 PM EDT

KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors in Washington state have dropped domestic violence charges against former U.S. national team star goalkeeper Hope Solo. Solo was charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault in 2014 after police said she assaulted two family members at a home in Kirkland, east of...

Scientists find opioids in Puget Sound mussels

May. 25, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Scientists who track pollution have discovered traces of the pain reliever oxycodone in some Puget Sound mussels. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife obtained clean mussels from Penn Cove on Whidbey Island and put them in different areas to test for water contamination, KIRO-TV...

Golden Knights success raising stakes for next NHL expansion

May. 25, 2018 3:59 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — From his office about 1,000 miles away from T-Mobile Arena, Tod Leiweke has watched the Stanley Cup playoffs with a growing appreciation for what is taking place in Las Vegas. He was keeping an eye on the Golden Knights even before he became president of Seattle Hockey Partners LLC, the...