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Thames double leads Mariners over Indians 3-1

SEATTLE — Eric Thames hit a tiebreaking, two-run double with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Wednesday for their eighth straight win. Seattle completed a three-game sweep and is on its longest winning streak since taking eight in a row from June 23 to July...
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Oakland Athletics A's

A’s Colon banned 50 games for PEDs

OAKLAND, Calif. — Make it two 50-game suspensions in exactly one week – both starters for contending teams from the Bay Area, both for testosterone. Former Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics was suspended for 50 games Wednesday after a positive test, joining San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera on...
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Ruud surprised, but pleased to wind up with Saints

METAIRIE, La. — Barrett Ruud was caught off guard by the Seahawks’ decision to trade him only months after bringing him to Seattle as a free agent. He wasn’t about to complain about where he ended up, though. ”Usually, when somebody trades for you, they at least want you, so I’m excited,” Ruud said...
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2012 Preview: Henley Football

2012 Basin football preview: Henley Hornets
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Denver Broncos

Broncos rookie Derek Wolfe proves a quick study

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Derek Wolfe is a blur. Whether it’s making up for a lost offseason or slipping past offensive linemen, the Denver Broncos’ top draft choice is giving opposing coordinators and quarterbacks more to worry about in 2012 than just Pro Bowl pass-rushers Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller. The Broncos drafted Wolfe in...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants cancel Melky Cabrera T-shirts

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants canceled an order for 20,000 Melky Cabrera T-shirts just in time. Giants spokeswoman Staci Slaughter said Tuesday that the order was stopped just before printing after Cabrera received a 50-game suspension from Major League Baseball last Wednesday following his positive test of testosterone. The original shirts had...
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Los Angeles LA Dodgers

Giants extend NL West lead over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Put the Los Angeles Dodgers in front of Tim Lincecum and he can’t help but get pumped. Buster Posey wasn’t catching Lincecum, yet he noticed ”a little extra giddy up” in the pitcher before Tuesday night’s game. Lincecum bounced back from consecutive home losses with his third straight road win to...
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Mariners

Mariners win seventh straight

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez handed the ball to his manager and strolled off the mound as a sea of yellow rose with a roaring acknowledgment not only of his latest effort, but another opportunity to express appreciation for his perfect game nearly a week ago. King Felix wasn’t perfect Tuesday night against Cleveland. He...
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Rookie QB Wilson gets starting nod

RENTON, Wash. — After two dynamic second-half performances, rookie Russell Wilson is going to get his opportunity with the Seattle Seahawks’ starting offense. And by starting Wilson, finding a winner in one of the last remaining quarterback competitions in the NFL will drag on another week closer to the start of the regular season....
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Oakland Raiders

Raiders C Wisniewski still out with calf injury

NAPA, Calif. — Stefen Wisniewski has a tough enough adjustment to make in his second year in the NFL after having changed positions and blocking systems with the Oakland Raiders. Injuries that are keeping him off the practice field are only making that job more difficult. After missing all offseason workouts while recovering from...
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