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06/05/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Latest on commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A service of commemoration has begun in southern England to mark the 75th anniversary of … Click to Continue »
06/05/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronization, after the premiere drew strong criticism from leader … Click to Continue »
06/05/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
President Donald Trump traveled to the southern coast of England Wednesday to pay respects to American service members and allies who helped rescue Europe from Nazi Germany. Entering the midway … Click to Continue »
06/04/2019   NW News Network
Fire crews in central Washington are battling one of the largest fires yet this year in the state. The so-called 243 Fire in Grant County grew to an estimated 5,000 acres Tuesday after spreading overnight Monday. It’s just outside of Royal City, east of Vantage and Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River. A Type-3 state incident team was setting up Tuesday afternoon, and the fire was less than 10 percent contained by 2 p.m. Tuesday, when there were an estimated 400 firefighters on the incident along with two planes and two helicopters. There is one additional plane dropping retardant. Winds Monday night were tough on the crews that worked the wildfire, burning largely in sagebrush and dry grasses surrounded by farmland. Fire managers are expecting those same gusty and unpredictable conditions overnight Tuesday. The small community of Smyrna is evacuated, while other communities are on high alert. The fire is burning into steep canyons and draws that are hard to access with firefighting
06/04/2019   NW News Network
People visiting or living along the Pacific Northwest coast may be completely cut off after "The Big One" — the feared magnitude 9.0 Cascadia earthquake and tsunami. For that reason, the U.S. Navy has been scouting landing sites along the coast for disaster relief delivery by sea. The quake preparations ticked up a notch on Monday, with a practice delivery of supplies using two hulking Navy hovercrafts.
06/03/2019   NW News Network
The starting horn echoed bright and early Monday morning across Port Townsend Bay to launch the fifth annual running of a madcap maritime marathon. The 750-mile Race to Alaska has been compared by its organizers to the Iditarod sled dog race, but with a chance of drowning or getting eaten by a bear.

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06/25/2019   Seattle Times: Huskies

Four-star Fresno, Calif. wide receiver Jalen McMillan announced a verbal commitment to Washington on Tuesday. McMillan is the most highly-ranked addition to UW's 2020 class thus far.
06/24/2019   Seattle Times Cougars

Bill Walton is a keynote speaker for the third annual sustainability conference, which begins Tuesday in Seattle.
06/24/2019   Seattle Times: Huskies

Bill Walton is a keynote speaker for the third annual sustainability conference, which begins Tuesday in Seattle.
06/24/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro, the Sounders' all-time assists leader, has been named to the 26-player MLS All-Star team, the league announced Monday.
06/22/2019   Seattle Times: Huskies

It’s been nine years since Sami Whitcomb walked off the Alaska Airlines Arena court after finishing a bittersweet career with the Washington Huskies. “I have a lot of tough memories there, but also a lot of amazing memories too,” said Whitcomb, a Storm guard who returns to UW when Seattle (6-4) hosts Indiana (5-5) at […]
06/22/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Overall, the Sounders have players from 14 different countries, including the U.S. They share the universal language of soccer to communicate on the field and work to learn each other's languages off it.
06/21/2019   Seattle Times Cougars

The last word on Pac-12 basketball in 2018-19 came from NBA general managers, who weren’t exact complimentary. No lottery picks, only two first-rounders, six total, and more players selected from Gonzaga than UCLA and Arizona combined.
06/21/2019   Seattle Times Cougars

The Charlotte Hornets have reportedly offered WSU's Robert Franks a Two-Way Contract, which places him on the organization’s G League team, the Greensboro Swarm, but also gives him up to 45 days with the NBA club.
06/20/2019   Seattle Times Sounders

Sounders forward Will Bruin tore his ACL in practice Tuesday and will have surgery to repair it in July.
06/20/2019   Seattle PI Mariners

By now, it's no secret that the Seattle Mariners are mired in one of the worst stretches in pro sports history. As the 2019 Mariners continue their long march to another losing season, it's worth taking a look back at some of the team's previous disasters.

06/16/2019   Seattle PI Mariners

CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, adding another feared slugger to what could be baseball's most powerful lineup when Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton return from injuries.

Seattle is sending the Yankees $8,397,849, leaving New York to pay $8 million of remaining $16,397,849 Encarnación is guaranteed. New York is sending 19-year-old minor league pitcher Juan Then to Seattle.

Speaking before the trade was announced, New York manager Aaron Boone declined comment. But asked about having room for another power bat, Boone coyly responded, "There's always room for good players."

The 36-year-old Encarnación has hit 21 home runs this season and has averaged 37 homers and 109 RBIs in his last seven years. He is owed $11,397,849 of his $20 million salary this year plus a $5 million buyout of a $25 million club option for 2020.

There had been speculation the Yankees would be in the market for a top pitcher as the July 31 approached, but the Bronx Bombers always have room for big boppers.

"We know Edwin is a really good hitter," Gleyber Torres said after homering for the AL East-leading Yankees in an 8-4 win over the Chicago White Sox.

Encarnación was not on the field with the Mariners as they warmed up for their game at Oakland. The Yankees and Mariners announced the trade right after Seattle lost 11-2.

"Edwin did great things here for us. I really think a lot of him, how he went about his business here, knowing that this could probably happen," Mariners manager Scott Servais said. "It's hard to go out and produce the way he did. He did everything we could ask him. He's leading the league in home runs, he's been awesome in our clubhouse. Certainly wish him the best."

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06/12/2019   Seattle PI Mariners

On June 2nd, the Seattle Mariners traded Jay Bruce to the Philadelphia Phillies for minor league prospect Jake Scheiner. In the Emerald City, Bruce was batting .212 with 14 homers. Since heading to the City of Brotherly Love, the veteran right fielder has five dingers, a .379 average and was named National League Player of the Week.

If that all sounds strangely familiar, it's because it is. After all, Bruce is just the latest former Mariner to find success with another team.


Local Sports

06/05/2019   Forbes Latest Headlines
This new Bluetooth speaker from Swedish lifestyle brand Urbanears can party on for 20 hours between recharges. It packs a pretty powerful punch with a meaty bass sound. The Urbanears Rålis can even function as a power bank for recharging your smartphone.
06/05/2019   Forbes Latest Headlines
Many of the stocks in the Dow Industrial Average dropped sharply in May as fears over the deepening trade war made them less attractive to investors. In his regular monthly scan, Viper Report’s Tom Aspray discusses the four most oversold Dow stocks.
06/05/2019   Forbes Latest Headlines
Kevin Swanepoel, the CEO of The One Club for Creativity, speaks about the recent One Show and the advertising industry's state of being in general.
06/05/2019   UPI Latest News
WWE Hall of Famer Goldberg appeared on Smackdown for the first time in his career where he was confronted by his Super Showdown opponent, The Undertaker.
06/05/2019   Fox News Latest Headlines
Archaeologists have unearthed a Bronze Age skeleton that was buried with an unusual garment: a collar or headdress made of dozens of bird beaks and skulls.
06/05/2019   Fox News Latest Headlines
Tucker Carlson: The real leaders of today's Democratic Party are upstarts like AOC
06/05/2019   USA Today Top Stories
President Donald Trump joins Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.
     
 
 
06/05/2019   Fox News Latest Headlines
Defending champion Simona Halep will face 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. in the French Open quarterfinals — weather permitting.
06/05/2019   USA Today Top Stories
Donald Trump continued to squabble with the British royal family, telling a journalist he didn’t believe Meghan Markle was “nasty,” only her comments.
     
 
 
06/05/2019   UPI Latest News
Oscar-winning writer-director Woody Allen is scheduled to film his next romantic comedy in Spain this summer.
06/05/2019   USA Today Top Stories
NBA fans receiving T-shirts for playoff games has become a league tradition, but the process for teams is more complicated than you might think.
     
 
 
06/05/2019   UPI Latest News
American bassist Pete Wentz, of the band Fall Out Boy, turns 40 on June 5, 2019. Here's a look back at his career in music through the years.
06/25/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
Barcelona has sold Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes to Everton, while Netherlands goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen is set to join Valencia
06/25/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko had successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, the team announced Tuesday.
06/25/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed 2019 1st-round draft pick Nolan Foote -- the 18-year old forward of the Western Hockey League -- to a 3-year contract.
06/25/2019   Google Sports
06/25/2019   ESPN College Sports
NCAA president Mark Emmert is lobbying to postpone votes on California's Fair Pay to Play Act, which Emmert says "threatens to alter materially the principles of intercollegiate athletics."
06/25/2019   Google Sports
06/25/2019   Google Sports
06/24/2019   ESPN College Sports
Jimmy Kerr homered for the third time in the College World Series, and Michigan beat Vanderbilt 7-4 in Game 1 of the best-of-three finals on Monday.
06/24/2019   ESPN College Sports
New survey results from the National Athletic Trainers' Association disclose multiple issues with coaches' influencing medical decision-making.