Mariners Win 2-1 At Texas

mariners whiteARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - J.A. Happ doubled his season strikeout total with nine in 6 2-3 innings, Rickie Weeks homered and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Tuesday night.

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Mayor Expresses Support For Sports Arena In Seattle Suburb

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) - The mayor of the Seattle suburb of Tukwila has sent letters to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expressing his support for a proposed new multipurpose arena that could house franchises for both leagues. The city released documents pertaining to the proposed arena plan on Tuesday after public records requests. Mayor Jim Haggerton sent letters to Bettman and Silver last November expressing support for the proposal from The Russell Group, which includes prospective NHL owner Ray Bartoszek.

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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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