Mariners Beat Giants 2-0

felix king061715SEATTLE (AP) - Felix Hernandez pitched eight innings of four-hit ball, Austin Jackson delivered a go-ahead RBI triple in the sixth, and the Seattle Mariners beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 Wednesday night. Hernandez (10-4) allowed four hits, struck out five and walked two to rebound from the worst outing of his career.

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Most Important Figure At US Open Not Even Playing

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) - The name has become as common at this U.S. Open as Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods. And Mike Davis isn't even playing. Davis is the head of the USGA and the man largely responsible for this major championship coming to Chambers Bay. More than that, however, he might be responsible for just how hard it will play.

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Sherman Wins Good Guy Award

sherman 25Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has won the Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for his consistent cooperation with the media. Seattle's All-Pro follows teammate Russell Wilson as a winner of the award. The Good Guy Award is given to an NFL player for his qualities and professional style in helping pro football writers do their jobs.

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Seahawks Officially Sign Backup QB Tarvaris Jackson

hawsktextgradRENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks have officially signed backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, giving them a proven veteran behind starter Russell Wilson. Seattle finalized Jackson's deal Tuesday, the first day of minicamp. Seattle cleared a roster spot when defensive end Ryan Robinson was waived/injured after rupturing his Achilles tendon last week.

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Wallace's Extra-Time Goal Helps Timbers Beat Sounders

Sounders logoTUKWILA, Wash. (AP) - Rodney Wallace scored in the 10th minute of extra time to help the Portland Timbers beat the Seattle Sounders 3-1 in a fourth round U.S. Open Cup game Tuesday night. The defending Cup champion Sounders finished the game with just seven players. Defender Brad Evans was ejected in the 69th minute with his second yellow card. Forward Obafemi Martins, who tied the game 1-1 in the 79th minute, went down hard in the 85th.

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