Following Nepal Quake, Climbers Say Everest Season Is Over

SEATTLE (AP) - Guiding companies say all climbers on the Nepal side of Mount Everest have left the mountain and the climbing season is over following a deadly avalanche that swept through base camp following the huge earthquake in Nepal. Gordon Janow is director of programs at Seattle-based Alpine Ascents International. He says most Everest summits occur between May 10 and 20, so it's too late to think about trying to go back up the mountain before monsoon season.

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Mariners 3-1 Win At Rangers

mariners logo5ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Taijuan Walker pitched seven solid innings, Nelson Cruz had an RBI single against his former team and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 in a rain-delayed series opener Monday night.

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Blazers Stave Off Elimination With 99-92 Win Over Memphis

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Damian Lillard had 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers avoided elimination from the playoffs with a 99-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. Memphis led by as many as 10 points in the fourth quarter, but Portland rallied to deny the Grizzlies their first-ever playoff sweep. LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 12 rebounds for Portland.

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Arena Talks Underway In Seattle Suburb With Eye On Hockey

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) - The city of Tukwila has received a letter seeking zoning information for a potential multi-purpose arena from a company run by potential NHL owner Ray Bartoszek. The city released a statement about the conversations with RLB Holdings Sports & Entertainment LLC on Monday after the release of an ESPN.com story about the discussions. The city says it was approached in January 2014 by developers looking at sites for a potential arena.

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Sounders Past Portland 1-0

seattlesounders logo2SEATTLE (AP) - Clint Dempsey again got the better of Portland, scoring in his fourth straight game against Seattle's rival with a 77th-minute goal in the Sounders' 1-0 victory over the Timbers on Sunday night.

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