• Langhorne leads Seattle Storm past San Antonio Stars, 83-69

    SEATTLE (AP) — Crystal Langhorne had 22 points and 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the season and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Stars 83-69 on Friday night.

  • Chicago White Sox's Avisail Garcia reacts after striking out swinging during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    White Sox manage 4 hits in 2-0 loss to Mariners

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox received solid pitching. They just couldn’t overcome their anemic offense.

  • Seattle Mariners pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen, right, is congratulated by catcher Mike Zunino after Wilhelmsen earned a save in a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Seattle. The Mariners won 6-5. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

    Mariners send C Zunino to Triple-A, call up C Hicks

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Seattle Mariners optioned struggling catcher Mike Zunino to Triple-A Tacoma on Friday and called up catcher John Hicks from their top affiliate.

  • In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik talks to reporters during a press conference in Seattle. The Mariners have fired general manager Jack Zduriencik after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought. Team President Kevin Mather announced the decision to fire Zduriencik on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Assistant general manager Jeff Kingston will take over on an interim basis.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

    Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik

    SEATTLE (AP) — A year to the day after praising Jack Zduriencik as he was rewarded with a contract extension, Seattle Mariners President Kevin Mather found himself speaking with ownership this week on all the areas he believed the club was lacking.

  • In this Aug. 7, 2015, photo scientist Oliver Grah measures the velocity of a stream of glacier melt stemming from Sholes Glacier in one of Mount Baker's slopes in Mount Baker, Wash. Glaciers on Mount Baker and other mountains in the North Cascades are thinning and retreating. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)

    Scientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacier

    MOUNT BAKER, Wash. (AP) — Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the face of the glacier as it rushes downstream.

  • Seattle Mariners starter Roenis Elias throws against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Elias, Mariners fall short against White Sox

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Seattle Mariners had their chances against Carlos Rodon and the Chicago White Sox. They just couldn’t convert.

  • Chicago White Sox starter Carlos Rondon throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Rodon, Eaton lead White Sox past Mariners, 4-2

    CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon took a shutout into the seventh inning, Adam Eaton had three hits and scored three runs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday night.

  • Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

    Wilson says he did not have a concussion in NFC title game

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said Thursday he did not suffer a concussion in the NFC championship game against Green Bay, a day after comments in an article in Rolling Stone indicated Wilson may have suffered a head injury.

  • Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz, foreground, heads home as Robinson Cano advances to third base on a double by Seth Smith against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Hernandez, Cruz lead Seattle past Oakland 8-2

    SEATTLE (AP) — Realistically, the Seattle Mariners would need to be far closer to a playoff berth for Nelson Cruz to be in consideration for American League MVP.

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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