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Dustin Ackley robs homer with leaping grab, joins 'catch of the…

Dustin Ackley robs homer with leaping grab, joins 'catch of the year' discussion

yahoo.com Updated 5 hours ago
You'll excuse Dustin Ackley if he's not as graceful as some of the outfielders who often get associated with great leaping catches. Ackley, the Seattle Mariners left fielder these days, was a second baseman until mid 2013. But his impressive leaping gra…
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  • Mariners 5, Mets 2: ‘Rusty’ Niese Gets Little Help From Offense…

    Mariners 5, Mets 2: ‘Rusty’ Niese Gets Little Help From Offense as Mariners Top Mets

    nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    In his first start in 17 days after being on the disabled list with shoulder fatigue, Mets starter Jon Niese gave up four runs on 11 hits in six innings in a 5-2 road loss.
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  • Monday night links: Seahawks a big-ticket item, fans Building T…

    Monday night links: Seahawks a big-ticket item, fans Building The Tip, and more

    seattletimes.com 9 hours ago
    Getting the Tuesday morning links up a little early just, well, because. We'll begin the links to our stories on the news Monday that the team has again sold out the regular season. Here's a short story with that news. And here's another with what your …
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  • Need a Hawks ticket? It’s going to cost you

    Need a Hawks ticket? It’s going to cost you

    seattletimes.com 11 hours ago
    With tickets sold out, demand and price for regular-season Seahawks games already are skyrocketing on the secondary market.
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  • Seahawks repeat: Tickets already sold out again

    Seahawks repeat: Tickets already sold out again

    The Seahawks’ last regular-season tickets sold out within a few hours after they went on sale Monday morning.
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  • Seahawks Countdown to Camp: 12 Questions for 12 Days --- Which …

    Seahawks Countdown to Camp: 12 Questions for 12 Days --- Which Class of 2014 draft pick will make the biggest impact?

    seattletimes.com 13 hours ago
    We'll continue the Countdown with a question that may seem to have an obvious answer --- which rookie will make the biggest impact on the team in 2014? I say it may have an obvious answer because the easy choice is usually the guy a team drafts first, w…
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  • Ware DUI case dismissed

    Ware DUI case dismissed

    seattletimes.com 18 hours ago
    A DUI case against Seahawks running back Spencer Ware, stemming from an arrest on Jan. 12, has been dismissed.
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  • Monday links: Peter King rates Seahawks No. 1, and more

    Monday links: Peter King rates Seahawks No. 1, and more

    seattletimes.com 21 hours ago
    Welcome to the week when it all begins. Roughly 96 hours from now, the Seahawks will be prepping to take the field at the VMAC for the first time this season.
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  • Angels shoot invisible arrows at Fernando Rodney during comebac…

    Angels shoot invisible arrows at Fernando Rodney during comeback

    yahoo.com 24 hours ago
    Some of those invisible arrows that Seattle Mariners closer Fernando Rodney likes to shoot came back around and pierced him in the rear end Sunday afternoon. Rodney did his famous archery pantomime in the eighth inning after coming on for a save with fi…
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  • Angels burn Mariners for 30th win via rally

    Angels burn Mariners for 30th win via rally

    ESPN.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 20 (yesterday)
    Grant Green hit a bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney with two out in the ninth inning after Albert Pujols tied the score with an RBI double, and the Angels pulled out a 6-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
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  • Sherman draws 22,000 fans to charity game

    Sherman draws 22,000 fans to charity game

    ESPN.com Jul 20 (yesterday)
    Not that it should come as a surprise, but Seattle is still crazy about its Super Bowl champion Seahawks.
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  • M's Cano asks for day to rest sore hamstring

    M's Cano asks for day to rest sore hamstring

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 20 (yesterday)
    All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano has been scratched from the Seattle Mariners' starting lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Los Angeles Angels because of tightness and soreness in his hamstring.
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  • Seahawks Countdown to Camp: 12 Questions for 12 Days --- Which …

    Seahawks Countdown to Camp: 12 Questions for 12 Days --- Which member of the draft Class of 2013 will make the biggest strides?

    seattletimes.com Jul 20 (yesterday)
    We'll continue the Countdown with a look at a question that could prove critical to the Seahawks' future --- which member, or members, of the Class of 2013 will begin to take big steps forward this season?
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  • Sunday links: Previewing camp, and more

    Sunday links: Previewing camp, and more

    seattletimes.com Jul 20 (yesterday)
    So consider this pretty much the last Sunday without football until after the Super Bowl. Will the Seahawks make it back? That was the focus of Larry Stone's column that led off our preview of Seahawks training camp in today's paper. Stone writes: "…
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  • Two aces reign in this Game of Thrones

    Two aces reign in this Game of Thrones

    MLB.com Jul 20 (2 days ago)
    Neither Felix Hernandez nor Garrett Richards were around when the Mariners beat the Angels, 3-2, in 12 inning Saturday night. But, says MLB.com's Lyle Spencer, both starters put on a show of excellence.
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  • Video - The great debate: Cover cornerbacks 04:08

    The great debate: Cover cornerbacks

    Jul 21
    Is Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman the best cover cornerback in the NFL? The "NFL Total Access" crew gives their answers.
  • Video - NFC West preview 07:01

    NFC West preview

    Jul 21
    The Seattle Seahawks took the NFC West and the Super Bowl last year, but will they repeat? The "NFL Total Access" team breaks down who has improved most and who they think will take the title in 2014.
  • Video - Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman's celebrity softball game a home run 03:33

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman's celebrity softball game a home run

    Jul 21
    NFL Network's Jordan Babineaux took in Richard Sherman's celebrity softball game which included squads consisting of several other Seahawk players and even NBA star Kobe Bryant.
  • Video - Mariners Cruise Past Mets 00:52

    Mariners Cruise Past Mets

    Jul 21
    The Mariners beat the Mets 5-2 to hand New York its third-straight loss.

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    Jul 21
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    Jul 21
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    Jul 21
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