Sunday, May 19, 2013
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Seattle took an early two-goal lead, saw it slip away in the second half and then rallied for a 4-2 win behind star forwards Eddie Johnson and Obafemi Martins.
Mariners may have reason for optimism after a slow start
Such a sentiment in mid-May is probably just as premature as the pessimism of late April. But certainly there is now a road map to respectability that provides some hope of sustainability, particularly with the potential for reinforcements in the second half, via the minor leagues and the trade market.
Mariners rally, but Indians win it, 5-4
Twice down to their final out with nobody on base Saturday, the Mariners rallied on solo home runs by Raul Ibanez and Justin Smoak to tie the game, only to see Cleveland win it in the bottom of the ninth.
Seattle’s NBA hopes still high as league warms to expansion
Despite a tough loss in the first round, Chris Hansen’s impressive bid to bring the NBA back to Seattle looks strong as the league appears to be more open to expansion, especially to the 12th largest TV market in the nation.
Defending champ Kentwood beats Olympia in 8 innings, 13-7 | 4A Baseball
Kentwood exploded for seven runs on eight straight hits in the top of the eighth to advance to the state semifinals with a 13-7 victory.
Inglesby tossed a two-hitter and struck out a season-high nine batters. The Huskies need one more win on Sunday to advance to the super regional.
Oxbow is upset winner in Preakness Stakes
Amid the fawning over Orb's Kentucky Derby victory and the feverish talk of a Triple Crown, Shug McGaughey, the colt's sage trainer, cautioned...
Jefferson breaks through to semifinals with 1-0 win over Inglemoor | 4A Boys Soccer
Brandon Madsen scored with less than five minutes left to boost the unbeaten Raiders.
Wickstrom scores twice, Shorecrest stops Hazen, 4-1 | 3A Boys Soccer
Axel Wickstrom, after being cleared to play following an appeal of a suspension, scored twice as the Scots reached the state semifinals.
Woodinville falls to South Kitsap 4-1 in regional final | 4A Baseball
South Kitsap pitcher Michael Wood stopped a Woodinville offense that had pounded 15 hits in a 14-0 rout of Emerald Ridge in the Falcons' regional opener.
Auburn Mountainview edges Decatur 9-8 for semifinal spot | 3A Baseball
Nick Brooks hit a bases-loaded single in the seventh inning to beat Decatur and send the top-ranked Lions to the Class 3A semifinals.
Bradley fires 68 to lead Byron Nelson by 1 stroke
Keegan Bradley still hasn't gotten things right on the 18th hole at the Byron Nelson Championship, even when finally going left. The bogeys on the...
Johnson captures All-Star event
Cross another milestone off Jimmie Johnson's list. He stands alone in All-Star history. "Five-time" became the first four-time winner of...
Late run carries Indiana to Eastern Conference finals
Indiana spent the entire season perfecting its defense. On Saturday, it produced the biggest payoff for the Pacers in nearly a decade. Roy Hibbert's block of...
Mount Si ends Meadowdale's Cinderella bid, 7-2 | 3A Baseball
Mount Si scored in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge North Thurston, then used a five-run fifth inning to beat Meadowdale for a state semifinal berth.
Red Wings even series with Blackhawks
In case they weren't aware already, the Chicago Blackhawks now know they're going to have to earn it if they want to get past Detroit. The Red Wings hammered...
Snohomish gets help from own goals in 3-1 over Camas | 4A Boys Soccer
Something had to give with two tradition-rich boys soccer programs meeting in Saturday's Class 4A state quarterfinals at Snohomish High...
State Open starts Monday at Meridian Valley
The three-day, 54-hole, no-cut Sterling Bank Washington Open Invitational will feature a 164-man field that includes 21 amateurs at Meridian Valley Country Club in Kent. Most of the participants are club and teaching pros.
This story was destined to hog the spotlight
That's one header he'll never forget. A pig's head was sitting in Kenwyne Jones' locker when the Stoke City striker showed up last week...
Will Economy nets hat trick as Bainbridge tops Glacier Peak, 3-1 | 3A Boys Soccer
The Bainbridge Spartans knew they needed a little luck or an early break. They have traveled this way before. That battle-tested attitude was...
Winning Machine leads field of older horses at Emerald Downs
Winning Machine will try to defend his title in Sunday's $50,000 Governor's Handicap at Emerald Downs, heading a strong field in the first...
Beamer claims first state berth | Softball
Sophomore pitcher Maddie Rogers struck out 14 Puyallup batters and beat South Kitsap, as the Titans won twice in the West Central 4A District tournament.
Beckham likely has played last game
Never a stranger to the big stage, David Beckham was finally overwhelmed and reduced to tears as he went out in a burst of fireworks and...
Larry Stone's power rankings
Last week's rankings in parentheses Team 1 Cardinals (1) If Cards meet Rangers in World Series again, let's just start w/2 outs in ninth...
Mariano Rivera has no desire to start changing now
Some want Yankees reliever to start All-Star Game.
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