Sports

Sports Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Puig from Cuba Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Puig from Cuba
The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.

Seahawks

Seahawks Seahawks lose lineman Paul McQuistan to Browns
The Browns have agreed to a contract with offensive lineman Paul McQuistan. The free agent is returning to Cleveland after starting 14 games last season for the Super Bowl champion Seahawks.

Mariners

College

College USC hires UW football coach Steve Sarkisian
Steve Sarkisian was named the head coach at Southern California on Monday, leaving Washington to return to the Trojans' storied football program for another run at national titles.

Professional

Professional Fielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat M's 5-0
Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night.
Professional Mariners add run on replay, beat Rangers 7-1
Mike Zunino homered an inning before adding an RBI single in Seattle's strange six-run outburst that included three Texas Rangers errors and a replay reversal that gave the Mariners a run in their 7-1 victory Monday night.
Sports Mariners give up 2 in the 9th, lose to Rangers 3-2 Mariners give up 2 in the 9th, lose to Rangers 3-2
Leonys Martin had a game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning as the Texas Rangers scored two unearned runs in a two-out rally against Fernando Rodney, beating the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday night in a game that started as a battle of aces.
Sports Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team
Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for about $550 million.
Sports Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable' Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.
Sports Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.
Sports Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name
The Navajo Nation Council voted to oppose the use of the Washington Redskins name, while a United Nations human rights expert said separately that the term is "inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession."