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Sochi club withdraws from league in blow to World Cup plans


SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Russian city of Sochi’s only professional soccer club says it is withdrawing from the league, in a move which calls World Cup legacy plans into question. FC Sochi says in a website statement that it’s “taking a break” to rethink its strategy but plans to return in the 2018-19 season. […]

Author: The Associated Press
Published Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:58:04 -0700
Section: Sports
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Russians hit the bar as beer ban lifted for Confed Cup


MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s soccer team couldn’t hit the target against Portugal, but at least its fans could hit the bar. Russia has lifted its ban on beer sales at stadiums for the Confederations Cup tournament as part of its deal with FIFA, which has Budweiser as a key sponsor. Ahead of Russia’s 1-0 loss […]

Author: JAMES ELLINGWORTH
Published Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:53:04 -0700
Section: Sports
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Outspoken US swimmer Lilly King refuses to stay in her lane


Lilly King has always been one to speak her mind. If it rubs people the wrong way, so be it. “That’s just who she is,” said her dad, Mark King. “It’s not a show for the media. It’s not a show for television. It’s authentic.” The 20-year-old made quite an impression at last year’s Rio […]

Author: PAUL NEWBERRY
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:31:09 -0700
Section: Nation & World, Sports
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LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back


A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ DARVISH VS. TANAKA The last meeting between Yu Darvish (6-5, 3.35 ERA) and Masahiro Tanaka (5-7, 6.34) was six years ago and nearly 7,000 miles away from Yankee Stadium. The Japanese pitchers will start opposite each other for the first time in the majors […]

Author: The Associated Press
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:29:05 -0700
Section: Sports
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Debate stirs about female lax players not wearing helmets


ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Erin Foster was running toward a groundball at an indoor lacrosse game when she was pushed, sending her unprotected head into a wall. “It basically cracked my scull,” the 20-year-old Ann Arbor Pioneer High School graduate recalled. “They said it was a traumatic head injury, a level up from a […]

Author: Larry Lage
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:24:08 -0700
Section: Nation & World, Sports
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Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league


NEW YORK (AP) — Ice Cube is not planning an old timer’s tour. He isn’t interested in All-Star Game intensity. Players coming out of retirement for his new 3-on-3 basketball league were told they would need to deliver serious competition — and some were turned away when their bodies weren’t up for it. The product […]

Author: BRIAN MAHONEY
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:23:04 -0700
Section: Sports
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Andrew Moore on his ‘unbelievable’ debut as Mariners complete sweep of Tigers


Scott Servais on Moore's debut: "Of all the young players I've seen come to the big leagues, I probably was as confident in him in what he would give us."

Author: Adam Jude
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:10:36 -0700
Section: Mariners, Sports
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Reno rallies in ninth to defeat Rainiers


The Reno Aces scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the Tacoma Rainiers 4-3 on Thursday night.

Author: Seattle Times staff
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:59:48 -0700
Section: Mariners, Sports
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Fewer players with international ties picked in NBA draft


MIAMI (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had a special accessory sewn into the lining of his suit jacket at the NBA draft. The Finnish flag. “It’s been a little while,” Markkanen said. For the sharpshooting Finn, it was worth the wait. Most Read StoriesRoad rage in Kent: Subaru strikes Jeep three timesDid you get the letter? […]

Author: TIM REYNOLDS
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:20:05 -0700
Section: Sports
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Rookie Andrew Moore shines in his debut and red-hot Mariners win 5th straight


The Mariners (38-37) are playing their best baseball just in time for a key home series against the Astros.

Author: Adam Jude
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:12:46 -0700
Section: Mariners, Sports
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Trail Blazers move up in draft to take Gonzaga’s Zach Collins at No. 10


Gonzaga’s Zach Collins and Nigel Williams-Goss were both drafted Thursday.

Author: Seattle Times staff
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:55:44 -0700
Section: Gonzaga, NBA, Sports
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Mercury’s Diana Taurasi has strong claim to title of best female basketball player ever


She recently became the WNBA’s career scoring leader, but what really sets her apart is the staggering number of championships she’s won.

Author: Percy Allen
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:26:28 -0700
Section: Sports, Storm
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Coyotes, Tippett mutually agree to part ways


GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dave Tippett stuck with the Arizona Coyotes through four seasons of playing without an owner, five years of losing since the franchise’s greatest success in the desert and the start of a rebuilding process. The latest changes have the affable coach headed out after leading the franchise through eight up-and-down seasons. […]

Author: JOHN MARSHALL
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:14:14 -0700
Section: Sports
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Ryan Doherty: 7-footer goes from minor-league pitcher to pro beach volleyball player


Ryan Doherty was a 7-footer with dreams of becoming the next Randy Johnson. After baseball ended, Doherty found an athletic career on the pro beach volleyball tour, which will be at Lake Sammamish Park this weekend.

Author: EMILY GIAMBALVO
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:34:50 -0700
Section: Other Sports, Sports
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KeyArena developers see ‘window of opportunity’ for NHL team, but not NBA for a while


Tim Leiweke, head of the Oak View Group, is focused on bringing the NHL first to a renovated Seattle Center arena. “Let’s be honest here,” Leiweke says. “There is no NBA team to be had today.”

Author: Geoff Baker
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:44:21 -0700
Section: Hockey, NBA, Other Sports, Sports
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Best NHL expansion team ever?: Vegas might have the cards


LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley has repeatedly said he wants to win the Stanley Cup within the first six years of his new team’s existence. After Vegas came away with a jackpot from the expansion draft, Foley’s franchise goalie is even bolder. “Let’s do it earlier,” Marc-Andre Fleury said Thursday. […]

Author: GREG BEACHAM
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:49:03 -0700
Section: Sports
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Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft


CHICAGO (AP) — The NHL stage belongs to Ray Shero and the New Jersey Devils. Then it goes right back to George McPhee and the Vegas Golden Knights. In the wake of Vegas’ expansion draft, New Jersey is on the clock with the No. 1 pick of the amateur draft beginning Friday night at the […]

Author: JAY COHEN
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:31:04 -0700
Section: Sports
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Poll: Who will have the better NBA career?



Author: Seattle Times sports staff
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:05:46 -0700
Section: Huskies, Husky Basketball, NBA, Sports
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76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz’s hands


CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers put The Process in the hands of Washington guard Markelle Fultz. Fultz, the 6-foot-4 guard, was selected No. 1 overall in the NBA draft Thursday night and joined former LSU guard Ben Simmons as consecutive top picks for the Sixers. Widely reviled and also admired, the Sixers’ plan […]

Author: DAN GELSTON
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:03:05 -0700
Section: Sports
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Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ever since Tom Thibodeau took over in Minnesota last summer, a reunion with Chicago Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler seemed destined to happen. For the coach that desperately wanted a defensive-minded veteran to set the tone for a talented young roster, and for the player who only truly realized what he had in […]

Author: JON KRAWCZYNSKI
Published Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:59:06 -0700
Section: Sports
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