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Royals send Santana, $4.3M to Mariners for 2 young pitchers

Jun. 27, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals traded slugger Carlos Santana and nearly $4.3 million to the Seattle Mariners for right-handers Wyatt Mills and William Fleming on Monday, clearing the way for Kansas City to bring up hot prospect Vinnie Pasquantino . The Royals optioned Mills, a...

Ogwumike scores 24 to lead Sparks past Storm 85-77

Jun. 25, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 24 points to lead four players in double figures and the Los Angeles Sparks clamped down in the fourth quarter to beat the Seattle Storm 85-77 on Saturday night. Ogwumike hit 12 of 18 shots from the floor for Los Angeles (7-10). ...

Mariners place France on injured list due to elbow strain

Jun. 25, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will be without another key member of their offense for at least a couple weeks, but considering how bad the injury to first baseman Ty France looked, they consider themselves fortunate. France was placed on the 10-day injured list...

Bruin sparks Sounders to 3-0 victory over Sporting KC

Jun. 25, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Will Bruin staked Seattle to an early lead, Jordan Morris and Cristian Roldan added second-half goals and the Sounders breezed to a 3-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Saturday. Bruin took a pass from Roldan and scored on a header in the 8th minute to give the...

Seattle starts work on bridge from market to waterfront

Jun. 25, 2022 10:12 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle has started work on a new pedestrian bridge that will connect Pike Place Market to the downtown waterfront. Dubbed “Overlook Walk,” the bridge will stretch above Alaskan Way, with one arm descending directly to a new waterfront promenade and another arm...

Democrats vow to help women who must travel for abortions

Jun. 24, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Democratic leaders across the nation vowed Friday to help women who travel to seek abortions and to shield patients and medical professionals from being pursued by authorities in states where the procedure becomes outlawed after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade....

Sweltering streets: Hundreds of homeless die in extreme heat

Jun. 24, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of blue, green and grey tents are pitched under the sun’s searing rays in downtown Phoenix, a jumble of flimsy canvas and plastic along dusty sidewalks. Here, in the hottest big city in America, thousands of homeless people swelter as the summer’s triple digit...

Woman who had miscarriage in Malta taken to Spain to abort

Jun. 24, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (AP) — A pregnant American woman who suffered an incomplete miscarriage while vacationing in Malta was receiving treatment Friday in a hospital on the Spanish island of Mallorca because Maltese law prohibits abortion, the woman’s partner said. Jay...

Ex-Washington state employee pleads guilty to pandemic fraud

Jun. 24, 2022 11:56 AM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A former employee of Washington state’s Employment Security Department pleaded guilty to three federal felonies for exploiting his employment for personal enrichment and fraudulently distributing at least $360,000 in pandemic-related unemployment benefits, prosecutors said....

Bird ties WNBA wins record, leads Storm past Mystics 85-71

Jun. 24, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Sue Bird scored 12 points and matched the WNBA record for victories in a career as the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 85-71 on Thursday night. Bird, playing at home for the first time since announcing last week that she'll retire at the end of the season,...