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Sophomore QB Cyler Miles, left, is suspended for the first game, but he has the most experience of the three battling for the starting job, including leading a 69-27 win over Oregon State last year when Keith Price was hurt.
LINDSEY WASSON / The Seattle Times
Wednesday, August 20
Developing a quarterback is Job One for Chris Petersen, Huskies | Larry Stone

Chris Petersen doesn’t have an established, experienced quarterback. In that, the Huskies are a distinct minority in a Pac-12 Conference loaded with elite signal-callers.

Monday, August 18

Mariners should dare to dream big | Larry Stone

Why aim for a wild-card berth? Mariners — as they did in 1995 — should think bigger, and shoot for AL West title.

Friday, August 15

Robert Turbin runs like a dream in his pursuit to be backup running back | Larry Stone

It’s one of the more compelling battles of the exhibition season, and on Friday, Robert Turbin took a turbo-charged step forward. Playing with the first-team offense in the first half, Turbin exploded for 81 yards on 12 carries.

Monday, August 11

Felix Hernandez thrives in the type of game he was born for | Larry Stone

Mariners’ offensive outburst finally matches brilliance of ace Hernandez

Saturday, August 9

Lou Piniella, a character of the first order, entering Mariners Hall of Fame | Larry Stone

Former Mariners pitching coach Bryan Price, now the Reds manager, said in a videotaped tribute, “In my time with you, I always felt like I was with a living legend.”

Thursday, August 7

Mariners relishing being in the playoff chase | Larry Stone

You can nitpick the Mariners’ weaknesses, or pooh-pooh the wisdom of the second wild card. But the fact remains: The race for the American League’s final playoff spot is deliciously wide open, with the Mariners smack dab in the middle of it.

Tuesday, August 5

Chris Petersen era at UW begins in earnest | Larry Stone

On Monday, as he roamed around Husky Stadium, UW coach Chris Petersen managed to appear both imperious and hands-on, stoic and animated. At one point, during a well-executed scramble drill, he yelled, “That’s what it looks like, John Ross!”

Saturday, August 2

Is this Marshawn Lynch’s last season as a Seahawk? Maybe not | Larry Stone

Lynch’s apparent fears that the Seahawks will cut him loose after this year are legitimate, but what if he rushes for 1,300 yards and leads the Seahawks to another Super Bowl?

Thursday, July 31

Mariners improve with trades, but is that good enough? | Larry Stone

The Mariners make two trades for veteran right-handed hitters Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia, but only moved the needle a little on the worst offense in the American League.

Wednesday, July 30

Seahawks’ Percy Harvin ready to show his star power | Larry Stone

At training camp, Harvin is showing a bounce in his step he hasn’t felt since his heyday with the Vikings. “I’m not worried about holding back,” he says.

Monday, July 28

Mariners continue to frustrate with lack of run production

With just a few days left until the trade deadline, the Mariners desperately need more bats if they are to realistically stay in the playoff hunt.