Larry Stone gives an inside look at the national baseball scene every Sunday. Look for his weekly power rankings during the season.
Kansas City forward Amy Rodriguez, who scored both goals of the game, holds up her son Ryan Shilling, 1, to give a kiss to Seattle defender Stephanie Cox's daughter Kaylee, also 1, after the game.
The Reign, which had the best record in National Women’s Soccer League history, were left unfulfilled after FC Kansas City earns title at Starfire.
If there’s one area the Seahawks have ruled during their meteoric rise, it’s the Art of the Roster Churn.
It doesn’t look like the Washington State blueprint has changed much at all, and you know what that means. Another year of long, wild, crazy games. Another year of Connor Halliday flinging it all over the field, capable of making you pound your fist one play and pump your fist the next.
The NFL fined the Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll heavily for violating noncontact rules in the offseason. That’s just part of the byproduct of Seattle’s aggressive attitude, rather than the NFL looking to stick it to their reigning champions.
There are a lot of reasons teams don’t win back to back Super Bowls often. But this season’s version of the Seahawks looks even better than last year’s model.
New manager Lloyd McClendon told the Mariners in spring training he believed in them. As the team keeps winning, Seattle fans are coming to the same conclusion.
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.
Why aim for a wild-card berth? Mariners — as they did in 1995 — should think bigger, and shoot for AL West title.
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.
Mariners’ offensive outburst finally matches brilliance of ace Hernandez
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.”