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Pirates acquire starter J.A. Happ from Mariners

The 32-year-old Happ went 4-6 with a 4.64 ERA in 21 appearances for the Mariners this season, with 20 starts.

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Seattle sends reliever Mark Lowe to Toronto

Seattle obtained Nick Wells and Jacob Brentz and Rob Rasmussen.

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Bells host East-leading Kelowna for weekend series

Falcons lead East by 5 1/2 games. Bells up in West by 6 1/2.

The Whatcom Americans win the 2015 PNW Regional Championship Photo courtesy of Coach Hank Schwarz

Whatcom Americans beat Canadian champs 6-5 in tune-up for nationals

Trent Miller hits two home runs in the win

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks play the Denver Broncos in the NFL football Super Bowl on Feb. 2.

Wilson, Hawks agree to new 4-year deal

$87.6 million makes Wilson second-highest paid player behind Rodgers

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Rosario drives in 3, leads Twins to win over Mariners

Minnesota Twins snap a four-game skid with a 9-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

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Chris Petersen speaks at Pac-12 media day, Dawgs also receive commit

Petersen discussed the Huskies quarterback competition, the lack of seniors and returning to Boise State. California cornerback Kentrell Love is the eighth known commit for the 2016 class.

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Pac-12 commish: No expansion plans, but bright future ahead

“I do not see us expanding in the foreseeable future,” Commissioner Larry Scott said Thursday while opening the Pac-12’s media days. “We are delighted with 12 schools. It’s worked exceedingly well for us.”

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WWU men to open 2015-16 campaign at CCA DII Tipoff Classic

WWU opens against University of Colorado-Colorado Springs on Oct. 30, then faces Upper Iowa University on Oct. 31 and Minnesota State University-Moorhead on Nov. 1.

Seattle Mariners' Dustin Ackley hits an RBI single in the third inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Seattle.

M’s trade Dustin Ackley to Yankees

Ackley was drafted second overall by the Mariners in 2009 out of North Carolina. In five seasons, the former Tar Heel has hit .243 with 42 career home runs and 201 RBI.

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Former Hawk Chris Clemons misses first day of Jags training camp

Coach Gus Bradley says Clemons is dealing with "personal things" that could keep him off the field for the opening training camp practice Friday.

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USC picked to win Pac-12, beating out Oregon in media poll

UW & WSU picked to finish 4th and 5th respectively in the PAC-12 North.

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Bellingham’s own Grady Tweit new baseball coach at Skagit

Leaving Lower Columbia after nine years as an assistant

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Bells take series against Elks winning both games of doubleheader

Bells improve to 29-16 with their magic number dropping to 4

The Whatcom Americans win the 2015 PNW Regional Championship Photo courtesy of Coach Hank Schwarz

Whatcom Americans to play tuneup game Thursday in Bellingham

Whatcom Americans to battle Provincial champs White Rock, B.C.

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Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on cover of Sports Illustrated

“It’s been thrilling to go through this,” Carroll said of the fallout from his Super Bowl XLIX play call. “It really is.”

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Welington Castillo’s 2 homers lead Arizona to 8-2 win over Seattle

Castillo became just the sixth player to homer twice in the same game off Hernandez.

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Robinson Cano out with abdominal strain

Cano was scheduled to have an MRI on Wednesday, but was expected to travel with the team to Minnesota after the game. Brad Miller started at second base.

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Storm lose afternoon game to Mystics in D.C.

Storm just 5-14 after seventh straight road loss

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Contracts hanging over Seahawks more than Super Bowl loss

The contracts have quieted the talk of Seattle's stunning Super Bowl loss to New England, but brought a new circle of questions and distractions.

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