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Seattle Mariners rally from seven runs down to sweep Blue Jays, win, dance, and advance

In a game that will sure­ly enter the annals of not only team but league his­to­ry as one of the great­est come­back wins of all time, the Seat­tle Mariners pre­vailed 10–9 over the Toron­to Blue Jays at Rogers Cen­tre to win the decid­ing game in a best of three wild card series, keep­ing their sea­son going and set­ting up a sec­ond play­off series with their divi­sion rival, the Hous­ton Astros. 

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Seattle Mariners end playoff drought, clinch postseason spot with walkoff win

The vic­to­ry brought the longest ongo­ing drought in pro­fes­sion­al sports to an end in spec­tac­u­lar fash­ion, send­ing the very ready sold-out crowd at T‑Mobile Park into a mas­sive, rau­cous cel­e­bra­tion. Mariners play­ers donned Octo­ber Rise shirts and caps and took a team pho­to out on the field as the dis­play boards in the parks shim­mered with the word “CLINCHED” repeat­ed over and over.

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Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned “for life” from the NBA, commissioner announces

Good­bye and good rid­dance, Don­ald Ster­ling: NBA Com­mis­sion­er Adam Sil­ver has banned Don­ald Ster­ling for life from any asso­ci­a­tion with the Clip­pers or the NBA, it was announced today at a press con­fer­ence in Man­hat­tan. Com­mis­sion­er Sil­ver has also fined Mr. Ster­ling $2.5 mil­lion, the max­i­mum amount allowed under the NBA Con­sti­tu­tion. The fine money […]

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Seattle Seahawks advance to Super Bowl, Pacific Northwest celebrates big playoff win

For only the sec­ond time in fran­chise his­to­ry, the Seat­tle Sea­hawks have found their way to the Super Bowl, the most watched sport­ing event in the world and the annu­al cham­pi­onship game of the Nation­al Foot­ball League. Seat­tle punched its tick­et by beat­ing its divi­sion rival, the San Fran­cis­co 49ers, for the sec­ond time this […]

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WOW! Félix Hernández pitches first perfect game in Mariners history at Safeco Field

All hail King Félix! The twen­­ty-six year old Mariners pitch­ing phe­nom solid­i­fied his place in base­ball his­to­ry by becom­ing the first Seat­tle pitch­er to toss a per­fect game in front of 21,000+ cheer­ing fans on a sun­ny sum­mer day at Safe­co Field. The Mariners scored just one run against the Tam­pa Bay Rays, but that was […]