Cano Scratched By Mariners With Hamstring Issues

All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano was scratched from the Seattle Mariners' starting lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Los Angeles Angels because of tightness and soreness in his hamstring. The 31-year-old Cano asked manager Lloyd McClendon for the day off after playing all 28 innings in the Mariners' first two games after the All-Star break, a 16-inning loss followed by a 12-inning win. Willie Bloomquist started at second base sixth time this season in place of Cano, who began Sunday batting .335 with seven home runs and 34 RBIs in 93 games. ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – July 21, 2014

Hawks Win ESPY For Best Team

hawkswinespyThe Seahawks started and finished in impressive fashion at the ESPYS on Wednesday night, as Richard Sherman was named “Best Breakthrough Athlete” and the Super Bowl XLVIII champions won “Best Team.” As Pete Carroll is fond of saying, it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. The Seahawks managed to do both on Wednesday night, when they won the first and the last awards presented

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Clint Dempsey Among MLS All-Star List

demspyClint Dempsey is one of eight players from the U.S. World Cup team who were voted to the MLS All-Star game. On Wednesday night, Major League Soccer announced the result of the fan vote. The game against Bayern Munich is scheduled for Aug. 6 in Portland, Oregon. DeAndre Yedlin, Matt Besler, Graham Zusi, Kyle Beckerman, Nick Rimando, Omar Gonzalez and Michael Bradley also represented the U.S. in Brazil.

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Hawks Hire Goines

goinesThe Seattle Seahawks hired Ed Goines as General Counsel and Vice President, Government Affairs, the team announced today. Goines will administer the corporate legal affairs for the Seahawks and First & Goal and will be responsible for managing the organization's government relations strategy and policies. Goines joins the Seahawks after working most recently as assistant chief counsel for Disney Interactive/The Walt Disney Company.

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Seattle To Adjust Pitching Rotation After Break

marinersbaseballSeattle will start Hisashi Iwakuma, Felix Hernandez and Young against the Angels when play resumes after the All-Star break, with Roenis Elias lined up to start against the New York Mets. Seattle is 51-44 at the All-Star break, among the best records in the American League. Manager Lloyd McClendon said taking two of three from Oakland,

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