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Raleigh, Torrens hit back-to-back HRs as Mariners top A’s

July 23, 2021, 11:18pm National Sports

Cal Raleigh and Luis Torrens hit back-to-back homers, Dylan Moore scored the go-ahead run on consecutive wild pitches and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Friday night. Read story

Kraken nab Matthew Beniers as 1st pick in franchise history

July 23, 2021, 7:34pm National Sports

The Seattle Kraken found their potential center of the future with the first draft pick in franchise history. The expansion NHL franchise selected University of Michigan player Matthew Beniers with… Read story

Former Portland Winterhawks standout Seth Jones has been traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Chicago Blackhawks, according to a person with knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday, July 23, because the trade had been agreed to but the call not completed yet.

Former Winterhawks standout Seth Jones traded to Blackhawks

Former Portland Winterhawks standout Seth Jones has been traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Chicago Blackhawks, according to a person with knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday, July 23, because the trade had been agreed to but the call not completed yet.

July 23, 2021, 5:14pm National Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks acquired star defenseman Seth Jones, a former Portland Winterhawks standout, from the Columbus Blue Jackets before the NHL draft began Friday, according to three people with knowledge of the move. Read story

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Triston McKenzie delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Friday, July 9, 2021, in Cleveland.

Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Triston McKenzie delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Friday, July 9, 2021, in Cleveland.

July 23, 2021, 8:10am Latest News

Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians after this season. Read story

Naomi Osaka stands beside the Olympic flame after lighting it during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/David J.

Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

Naomi Osaka stands beside the Olympic flame after lighting it during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/David J.

July 23, 2021, 8:07am Latest News

TOKYO (AP) — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a colorful but strangely subdued ceremony that set a striking tone to match a unique pandemic Games. Read story

Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic tosses his batting pad after striking out to end the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

A’s Manaea mows down Mariners with career-best 13 strikeouts

Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic tosses his batting pad after striking out to end the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

July 22, 2021, 11:22pm National Sports

Sean Manaea struck out a career-high 13 in seven strong innings, Ramón Laureano drove in a two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 Thursday night in the opener of a 10-game road trip. Read story

New Seattle Kraken NHL hockey players, back row from left, Mark Giordano, Brandon Tanev, Jamie Oleksiak, Hadyn Fluery, Jordan Eberle and Chris Dreidger stand on stage with Kraken owners David Wright, front left, Jerry Bruckheimer, front center, and Andy Jassy, front second from right, and Kraken general manager Ron Francis, front right, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, after being introduced during the Kraken's expansion draft event in Seattle. Jassy is also president and CEO of Amazon.com. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Kraken create nucleus in expansion draft but more to come

New Seattle Kraken NHL hockey players, back row from left, Mark Giordano, Brandon Tanev, Jamie Oleksiak, Hadyn Fluery, Jordan Eberle and Chris Dreidger stand on stage with Kraken owners David Wright, front left, Jerry Bruckheimer, front center, and Andy Jassy, front second from right, and Kraken general manager Ron Francis, front right, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, after being introduced during the Kraken's expansion draft event in Seattle. Jassy is also president and CEO of Amazon.com. (AP Photo/Ted S.

July 22, 2021, 5:01pm National Sports

Veteran defenseman Mark Giordano will be at the center of what takes place in the coming weeks as the initial Seattle Kraken roster that was selected during the NHL expansion draft is tweaked and adjusted into the squad that will take the ice in September to begin training camp. Read story

Seattle Kraken NHL hockey players Jordan Eberle, Chris Dreidger, Brandon Tanev, Jamie Oleksiak, Hadyn Fluery and Mark Giordano, from left, pose for a photo Wednesday, July 21, 2021, after being introduced during the Kraken's expansion draft event in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Kraken expansion draft showcases Seattle

Seattle Kraken NHL hockey players Jordan Eberle, Chris Dreidger, Brandon Tanev, Jamie Oleksiak, Hadyn Fluery and Mark Giordano, from left, pose for a photo Wednesday, July 21, 2021, after being introduced during the Kraken's expansion draft event in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

July 21, 2021, 7:15pm National Sports

The Kraken expansion draft lacked drama after all 30 picks leaked out hours before they were revealed, but it had plenty of Seattle to introduce the NHL’s 32nd franchise. Read story

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Austin Gomber works against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Denver.

Gomber pitches Rockies past Mariners, 6-3

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Austin Gomber works against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Denver.

July 21, 2021, 3:23pm National Sports

Austin Gomber pitched effectively for six innings after spending a month on the injured list, Dom Nunez hit a bases-loaded double in a five-run first and the Colorado Rockies beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 Wednesday. Read story

United States' Tobin Heath reacts after losing 3-0 against Sweden during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Tokyo.

Sweden stuns U.S. 3-0 in Olympics women’s soccer opener

United States' Tobin Heath reacts after losing 3-0 against Sweden during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Tokyo.

July 21, 2021, 8:58am National Sports

Stina Blackstenius scored a pair of goals and the Swedes stunned the United States at the Olympics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday in the women's soccer tournament. Read story