Sports Newsletter


John McGrath: Time for Jack Zduriencik to back up his tough talk

Zduriencik followed through on his tough-love assessment, offered after a May 6 defeat, by trading minor league pitcher Yoervis Medina for backup catcher...

Maybe it’s time for struggling Mariners players such as starting pitcher Taijuan Walker, right, and catcher Mike Zunino to make room for players who can produce.

Enumclaw’s KC Moulden a silent superstar

Behind the tough exterior and relentless work ethic, which have produced four state titles in different sports, Moulden has a reputation as a helpful, quiet leader.

Back in town, Isaiah Thomas hosting second annual five-on-five basketball tournament

Event starts Saturday at Foss High School, and public can come out and watch — and check out special guest Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Boston Celtic guard Isaiah Thomas, left, drives against Detroit’s Reggie Jackson this season. Thomas, a former Curtis High and University of Washington star, averaged 19.0 points and 5.4 assists in 21 games after his midseason trade to Boston.

Mariners can only blame themselves for 5-4 loss to Orioles

Combination of defensive misplays and missed opportunities lets possible comeback victory slip away.

Seattle’s Robinson Cano, left, heads to the dugout after striking out with one out and runners at first and third in the eighth inning Thursday against Baltimore. Orioles catcher Ryan Lavarnway is at right.

Seattle-Portland soccer rivalry ricochets across competitions

Sounders-Timbers paired in U.S. Open Cup, while S2-T2 face USL and USOC matches.

Clint Dempsey, left, and Seattle Sounders FC will take on Major League Soccer rival Portland in a fourth-round U.S. Open Cup match on June 16.