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US women hoping to give Karolyi golden sendoff in Rio

After 40 years helping some of the greatest gymnasts of all time soar to Olympic gold — from Nadia Comaneci to Mary Lou Retton to Nastia Liukin — Martha Karolyi is ready to say goodbye. The U.S. women's national team coordinator is retiring after the 2016 Games.

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VIDEO: Ken Griffey Jr. hints he'll advocate Edgar Martinez in Hall of Fame speech

Ken Griffey Jr. spoke to the media on Saturday. He said he doesn't have his speech for Sunday fully written, but it sounds like he'll talk about one of his Mariners teammates who he thinks should join him in the Hall of Fame.
T.J. Cotterill tcotterill@thenewstribune.com
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VIDEO: Ken Griffey Jr. hints he'll advocate Edgar Martinez in Hall of Fame speech

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