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James Carpenter out for season; Hawks also waive Edwards

James Carpenter out for season; Hawks also waive Edwards

Seahawks guard James Carpenter's season has ended early for the second consecutive year. The former first-round pick left Sunday's game...
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  • Zduriencik meets with outfielder Bourn's agent

    Zduriencik meets with outfielder Bourn's agent

    MLB.com Dec 4, 2012
    Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik continued pursuing every available avenue to improve his club's offense Tuesday at the Winter Meetings and his agenda included a sitdown with agent Scott Boras, whose top available client is free-agent center fie…
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  • Seahawks release receiver Braylon Edwards

    Seahawks release receiver Braylon Edwards

    Seattle has released receiver Braylon Edwards with an injured designation. Edwards appeared in 10 games for the Seahawks. He caught eight passes in his time with the Seahawks, but had struggled with a recurring knee injury.Edwards nearly had a touchdown…
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  • A few thoughts as Cards cut ties with Heap

    A few thoughts as Cards cut ties with Heap

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    Todd Heap's release from the Arizona Cardinals, announced by the team Tuesday, ends what appeared to be a strained relationship. Might another NFC West team have interest? Zach Miller is entrenched as the Seattle Seahawks' starter, but the Seahawks hope…
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  • Mariners announce plans for 'Edgar's' restaurant

    Mariners announce plans for 'Edgar's' restaurant

    MLB.com Dec 4, 2012
    The Mariners announced plans Tuesday to install an open-air "Edgar's" restaurant in honor of Edgar Martinez in the left-field corner as part of the new outfield construction for next season.
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  • NFC West Stock Watch

    NFC West Stock Watch

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    RISING 1. Russell Wilson, Seahawks QB. Wilson was shockingly effective while leading 97- and 80-yard touchdown drives to beat the Chicago Bears by a 23-17 score at Soldier Field. Said Bears receiver Brandon Marshall: "He's a born leader. I listened…
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  • Searching far and wide (left) for a FG miss

    Searching far and wide (left) for a FG miss

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    Two weeks ago, the Seattle Seahawks watched the Miami Dolphins kick the winning 43-yard field goal against them as time expired. This past week, the Seahawks watched the Chicago Bears force overtime against them with a 46-yarder as the fourth-quarter cl…
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  • Braylon on the Jets: “Blame the idiots calling the shots”

    Braylon on the Jets: “Blame the idiots calling the shots”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    Seahawks receiver Braylon Edwards played with Mark Sanchez in New York during Sanchez’s first two years with the Jets, and Edwards thinks it’s unfair to Sanchez that he’s taking most of the heat for the Jets’ disappointing season. Edwards wrote on
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…

    Dec 4
    Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
  • Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
  • Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012

    Dec 4
    Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…