Soccer Ball Dribbler Death

dribblerPolice in Oregon say they have arrested the driver they say fatally struck a man trying to dribble a soccer ball 10,000 miles from Seattle to Brazil for the World Cup. Scott Van Hiatt, of Neskowin, was arrested Monday on a charge of criminally negligent homicide. Richard Swanson, of Seattle, planned to dribble the ball for more than a year through 11 countries before reaching Sao Paolo, Brazil, where the opener of the World Cup soccer tournament will be played on June 12, 2014.

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A's rout Mariners 10-2

mariners400Bartolo Colon worked seven strong innings to win his sixth straight decision, Josh Reddick homered and matched a career high with four hits, and the Oakland Athletics avoided a sweep with a 10-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

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Storm Over Sun 78-66

seatte stormTina Thompson scored 17 points, and Camille Little had 15 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead the Seattle Storm past the Connecticut Sun 78-66 on Sunday. Tanisha Wright added 13 points and five rebounds for the Storm (2-3). Allison Hightower had 17 points and five rebounds for Connecticut (2-5). Tina Charles added 15 points and six rebounds, and Kara Lawson had 11 points.

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Mariners Beat A's 4 - 0

blancoHenry Blanco hit a sixth-inning grand slam in his Seattle debut to break a scoreless tie, Felix Hernandez pitched seven strong innings to win his third straight decision, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Saturday.

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Mariners 3-2 over A's

marinersSMike Zunino hit his first career homer on a tiebreaking solo shot in the 7th inning and the Mariners held on for a 3-2 win over the Oakland A's on Friday night. Two days after his big league debut, Zunino connected on a 1-1 pitch from Tommy Milone (6-6) and hit a towering shot to center field to help snap Oakland's 11-game winning streak.

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