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Announcer Tom Harris gets things started at Emerald Downs


Sunday was 55-year-old Tom Harris’ first official day as the track announcer at Emerald Downs in Auburn. “It’s a tremendous honor, and being a resident of the Pacific Northwest, this is a homecoming of sorts,” he said.

Author: Scott Hanson
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:46:44 -0700
Section: Horse Racing, Other Sports, Sports
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Seawolves win first game as pro rugby makes Seattle debut


In its season opener and franchise debut, Seattle beats San Diego 39-23 in front of a sold-out crowd at Starfire Stadium.

Author: John B. Saul
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:44:38 -0700
Section: Other Sports, Sports
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Ballard shooting victim reportedly brother of ex-Husky star Budda Baker


Detectives are looking for witnesses and a suspect in an early-morning shooting in Ballard that reports say left the 29-year-old brother of NFL player Budda Baker dead.

Author: Mike Carter
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 18:55:44 -0700
Section: Crime, Husky Football, Local News, Sports
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No. 3 UCLA completes sweep of top-ranked Washington softball


The Huskies return home to host Oregon starting Friday. The three losses put UW in third place in the Pac-12 standings. Oregon sits in second place behind UCLA.

Author: Seattle Times staff
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 18:18:18 -0700
Section: Huskies, Sports
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Martha Karolyi sidesteps responsibility in Nassar scandal


NEW YORK (AP) — Former USA Gymnastics national team coordinator Martha Karolyi says she feels for the sexual abuse victims of a former national team doctor serving decades in prison but added she doesn’t feel she should be held responsible for his actions. Karolyi told “Dateline NBC” in an episode that aired Sunday she “feels […]

Author: Associated Press
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 18:10:34 -0700
Section: Nation & World, Sports
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Poll: Have the Sounders finally turned the corner this season?



Author: Seattle Times sports staff
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:04:14 -0700
Section: Sounders, Sports
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LEADING OFF: Dodgers’ Buehler makes 1st start, Bryant rests


A look at what’s happening around the majors Monday: ___ START HIM UP Prized Dodgers prospect Walker Buehler makes his first big league start, taking on visiting Miami. The 23-year-old righty reached the majors last September and had a 7.71 ERA in eight relief appearances. Buehler was a first-round draft pick in 2015. He’s getting […]

Author: The Associated Press
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:50:15 -0700
Section: Sports
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What are the Mariners thinking? Keeping Ichiro is purely illogical


It’s hard to part ways with a franchise icon, but the team has to know that Guillermo Heredia is a stronger player at the plate and in the field than the 44-year-old future Hall of Famer.

Author: Matt Calkins
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:29:26 -0700
Section: Mariners, Sports
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Huskies now turn their attention to Auburn. Here’s what we know about the potential top-10 showdown


UW's Chris Petersen: "Our kids, they understand who Auburn is. ... We’re talking about playing the best of the best right now."

Author: Adam Jude
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:18:26 -0700
Section: Huskies, Husky Football, Sports
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Mariners can’t complete sweep of Rangers after Erasmo Ramirez puts them in early hole


Erasmo Ramirez lasted 4 2/3 innings, allowing five runs, in his season debut and the Mariners went 3-for-16 with runners in scoring position.

Author: Ryan Divish
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:15:14 -0700
Section: Mariners, Sports
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With some big names on the bench, Sounders overwhelm Minnesota United for their first MLS win


The addition of Osvaldo Alonso for his first start of the season in the defensive midfield enabled the Sounders to push Cristian Roldan further upfield and swarm the porous Minnesota defense.

Author: Geoff Baker
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:09:30 -0700
Section: Sounders, Sports
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Belt’s 21-pitch plate appearance most since at least 1988


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most since records began in 1988. The previous high of 20 pitches in a plate appearance since 1988 was when Houston’s Ricky […]

Author: The Associated Press
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:25:40 -0700
Section: Sports
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‘Bow-Z’ wows crowd at bulldog pageant for Drake Relays


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 2-year-old pup once destined to be euthanized was crowned the winner of Sunday’s “Beautiful Bulldog Contest” at Drake University. The 39th annual tongue-in-cheek pageant for English bulldogs, Drake’s mascot, is the unofficial start to this week’s Drake Relays track meet. This year’s champion, “Bow-Z,” hails from nearby Pella, Iowa. […]

Author: The Associated Press
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:59:23 -0700
Section: Nation & World, Oddities, Sports
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Slam dunk: Tournament turns into big water relief for Flint


FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — Players, fans and families have donated thousands of cases of water for Flint, Michigan, while attending a basketball tournament in Indiana. The weekend effort in Fishers comes two weeks after Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder ended free water distribution in Flint, which is recovering from lead contamination. A judge on Friday declined […]

Author: The Associated Press
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:11:22 -0700
Section: Nation & World, Sports
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Return of Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso pushes Cristian Roldan into attacking role


Osvaldo Alonso's return to a starting defensive midfield role means Cristian Roldan can be pushed up to the attacking triangle alongside his younger brother, Alex, as the Sounders seek their first home win Sunday against Minnesota United FC

Author: Geoff Baker
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:21:44 -0700
Section: Sounders, Sports
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Top prospect Torres makes MLB debut as Yankees go young


NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres had a tough time at the plate in his first major league game. The prized prospect went 0 for 4 and stranded six runners during his highly anticipated debut for the New York Yankees, who nonetheless cruised to a 5-1 victory Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays. “I feel […]

Author: MIKE FITZPATRICK
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:40:14 -0700
Section: Sports
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Man City celebrates title, Wenger’s farewell starts with win


MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City’s jubilant fans ran onto the field in their thousands, singing and dancing as the Premier League champions’ title celebrations exploded into life at Etihad Stadium. The mood was more muted at Emirates Stadium at the start of Arsene Wenger’s long goodbye to Arsenal. City and Arsenal enjoyed big home […]

Author: STEVE DOUGLAS
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:34:30 -0700
Section: Sports
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Toledo Marathon winners break women’s, men’s course records


TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo Marathon says this year’s winners have broken both the women’s and men’s course records for the 26.2-mile distance. Organizers of Sunday’s Glass City Marathon say 28-year-old Maura Lemon from Dayton ran a new course record of 2:45:37 in the women’s division. Lemon’s husband, Matt Lemon, finished third in the […]

Author: The Associated Press
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:06:48 -0700
Section: Nation & World, Sports
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Reports: Ballard shooting victim is brother of former Husky standout Budda Baker; police seek suspect


Police responding to reports of early morning gunfire found a 29-year-old man in the street.

Author: Mike Carter
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:56:14 -0700
Section: Crime, Huskies, Husky Football, NFL, Sports
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Mariners vs. Rangers: Live updates as M’s go for sweep in Erasmo Ramirez’s season debut


After dropping three of four to Houston, the Mariners have a chance to rebound with their first sweep of the season. Erasmo Ramirez makes his first start against Rangers lefty Martin Perez. Follow here for live updates, analysis and more.

Author: Seattle Times sports staff
Published Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:49:26 -0700
Section: Mariners
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