Mariners Over Royals In Sweep

roenis eliasRookie Roenis Elias pitched neatly into the seventh inning, Mike Zunino homered and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday for a three-game sweep. Elias (7-5), a 25-year-old left-hander from Cuba, limited the Royals to one run and five singles over 6 2-3 innings. He struck out five, walked two and improved to 4-1 in June. Zunino hit his ninth home run, tops among AL catchers.

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Little Scores 22 To Lift Storm Past Mystics In OT

Camille Little scored nine of her 22 points in overtime to lead the Seattle Storm in an 89-86 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday night. Sue Bird added 21 points as the Storm (6-9) snapped a two-game losing streak. Bird hit a tying 3-pointer with 1:18 left in regulation. Rookie guard Bria Hartley scored a season-high 26 points for Washington (5-9), which lost for the fourth straight time. Hartley's previous high was 20 on June 1 against Los Angeles. The teams traded the first two baskets of overtime before Little scooped one in while falling to the floor. That put the Storm on top 79-77 with 3:37 left, and they stayed ahead the rest of the way. It was Seattle's second straight overtime game, following an 87-82 loss to San Antonio on Thursday. June 23, 2014

Seahawks Get Super Bowl Rings

superbowlringFans invited to download and share their own virtual ring via updated mobile app. The Seattle Seahawks received their Super Bowl XLVIII championship rings at a private ceremony Thursday night in downtown Seattle.  The design of the ring, which was made by Tiffany & Co., was created after several meetings that included Seahawks owner Paul G. Allen, head coach Pete Carroll, general manager John Schneider,

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Pete Carroll Wins Accessibility Award

carroll seahawksSeahawks coach Pete Carroll has won the Jack Horrigan Award for his accessibility and enthusiastic cooperation with the media. Carroll received the award from the Professional Football Writers of America on Thursday. The Horrigan Award is given to the league or club official for qualities and professional style in helping the pro football writers do their job.

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Padres Over Mariners 4-1

Rookie Jesse Hahn pitched seven strong innings and pinch-hitter Chris Denorifa singled in the go-ahead run in a four-run seventh for the San Diego Padres, who rallied for the second straight game to beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 on Thursday. The light-hitting Padres salvaged a split of the four-game season series by winning consecutive games for the first time since May 30-31. Robinson Cano had three singles for the Mariners, who beat the Padres in Seattle on Monday and Tuesday. Hahn (2-1) was making his third big league start. He held Seattle to an unearned run and five hits, struck out seven and walked two. In his last two starts, Hahn has allowed no earned runs and just six hits while striking out 14 in 13 innings. Huston Street pitched the ninth for his 20th save in 20 opportunities, getting a double-play ball after allowing a double and single with one out. June 20, 2014