Sports Newsletter


Last-gasp theatrics the norm for Seattle Sounders FC

Anyone planning to watch Seattle Sounders FC's match at Chivas USA on Saturday might want to stick around until the final whistle.

Seattle Sounders FC forward Clint Dempsey (2) is congratulated by midfielder Marco Pappa (10) after scoring the tying goal on April 5 in the second half at Providence Park.

Stanton slam hands Mariners fourth loss in a row, 8-4

Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam with none out in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins took advantage of an overturned call on a replay review...

Apr 18, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) celebrates with teammates after hitting a grand slam to win the game 8-4 against the Seattle Mariners at Marlins Ballpark.

Mother’s MS fuels walk-on’s UW move

Brian Clay was on scholarship at Hawaii, where he spent the first two seasons of his collegiate career before transferring to Washington in September...

University of Washington defensive back Brian Clay gave up a scholarship at Hawaii to transfer and walk on in Seattle.

Mariners notebook: Iwakuma slowly getting groove back

All-Star right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma experienced no problems Friday in a simulated game and, barring something unexpected, should begin his minor ...

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, right, and Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma, both of Japan, smile as they chat during batting practice before their baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final

Roger Federer will try to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time and Stanislas Wawrinka his first Masters title anywhere when they meet in ...

David Ferrer of Spain loses a point to Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday April 19, 2014. Wawrinka won 6-1, 7-6.