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Sports Bautista homers, Jays rout Mariners 14-4 Bautista homers, Jays rout Mariners 14-4
Jose Bautista homered and reached base four times, J.A. Happ won for the first time in four starts and the Toronto Blue Jays dealt a blow to Seattle's wild card hopes, routing the Mariners 14-4 Monday night.

Seahawks

Mariners

Mariners 4 homers propel Mariners over Astros 10-5
Dustin Ackley hit two solo homers, and Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each hit three-run shots in a seven-run fourth inning as the Seattle Mariners cruised to a 10-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.
Mariners Morrison's HR in 9th puts Mariners past Angels 3-1
Logan Morrison hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning that broke a scoreless tie, and the Seattle Mariners boosted their wild-card hopes with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.

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 Mariners drop series finale against Astros, 8-3
Seattle's playoff hopes took another hit, as Jake Marisnick had a three-run homer for the second straight game and Alex Presley drove in two runs to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-3 win over the Mariners on Sunday.
Professional Rangers edge Mariners in 1-0 pitchers' duel
Derek Holland pitched seven impressive innings in his second start off the disabled list, and the Rangers beat the Mariners 1-0 Sunday to snap Seattle's 5-game winning streak.
Sports Okung returns for Seattle despite shoulder injury
Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung was back on the field for the start of the second half after leaving with a shoulder injury suffered late in the second quarter against Denver.
Sports Welker's return brings more concussion questions Welker's return brings more concussion questions
Wes Welker's receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there's another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine months.
Sports Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
Sports Mariners stumble again, lose 5-0 to the Angels Mariners stumble again, lose 5-0 to the Angels
C.J. Wilson pitched seven dominant innings of one-hit ball, C.J. Cron hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels moved to the brink of the AL West title with a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.
Sports After making 'mistake,' Vikings bench RB Peterson After making 'mistake,' Vikings bench RB Peterson
Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back its superstar following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.
Sports Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL
The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night, saying that he shouldn't be punished twice for punching his fiancee in a casino elevator.
Sports Mariners rout Angels, gain ground in playoff race Mariners rout Angels, gain ground in playoff race
Mike Zunino's two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night.
Sports Broncos, Seahawks top AP Pro32 before rematch Broncos, Seahawks top AP Pro32 before rematch
The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos finished last season as the top two teams in the league. Heading into their Super Bowl rematch Sunday, that's where they are in the latest AP Pro32 rankings.
Sports Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson
For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.
Sports Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge
Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.