Tigers Edge Mariners 5-4

mariners400Prince Fielder had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning on a close play at the plate, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on Thursday. Detroit trailed 4-3 after Seattle's Dustin Ackley hit a three-run homer in the fifth, but Fielder's RBI single in the seventh tied it. Then he scored from first when Victor Martinez doubled off Charlie Furbush (2-6).

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Seahawks' Impressive Defense Getting Attention

seahawks blueExpectations are so high in the Seattle Seahawks locker room that what's impressive to others is merely acceptable to them.
In two games, the Seahawks' swarming defense has surrendered only 10 points, shutting down Carolina and San Francisco. They've made Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick look confused, created game-changing turnovers and shown just how much fun it is making the game miserable for others.

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Hiroshi Yamauchi, Mariners owner, dies at 85

Yamauchi HiroshiThe Seattle Mariners today issued the following statement regarding the passing of Mr. Hiroshi Yamauchi: The Seattle Mariners organization is deeply saddened by the passing today of Mr. Hiroshi Yamauchi.

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Mariners win 8-0

mariners logo NewHisashi Iwakuma extended his scoreless innings streak on the road to 25 and Justin Smoak homered off Justin Verlander to help Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 8-0 on Wednesday night. Iwakuma (13-6) matched his career high going eight innings, giving up just four hits and one unintentional walk.

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Former UW Coach Don James To Begin Chemotherapy

jamesdon uwFormer Washington football coach Don James will begin chemotherapy next week for a malignant tumor on his pancreas. James' family released a statement through the school on Wednesday morning. James had two surgical procedures earlier this month at Virginia Mason Medical Center for what was called a gastro-intestinal issue. In the statement, the family says that James is at home and resting comfortably following the surgeries.

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