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Mayor expresses support for sports arena in Tukwila

Mayor Jim Haggerton sent letters to Bettman and Silver last November expressing support for the proposal from The Russell Group, which includes prospective NHL owner Ray Bartoszek.

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, centre, celebrates after scoring his second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday Feb. 28, 2015.

CenturyLink Field to host Manchester United & Club America

Manchester United will face Club America at CenturyLink Field as part of International Champions Cup North America on July 17.

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WWU’s Jenn Paul and Bo Stephan lead haul of GNAC awards for women’s and men’s golf

On the women's side five players are GNAC all-stars. Hatch and Strickland named GNAC second-team all-stars for the men's team.

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Bells add two pitchers from Cal Poly

Justin Calomeni pitched for WCL-rival Corvallis last summer

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High school scores from Monday

Ferndale baseball stays hot beating Mount Baker

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Walker has solid start for Mariners in 3-1 win at Rangers

Walker struck out five and allowed only an unearned run.

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WWU softball’s Fine, Sellevold & others earn GNAC honors

WWU shortstop Alicia Fine was named Newcomer of the Year and pitcher Makinlee Sellevold received Freshman of the Year recognition on the 2015 GNAC Softball All-Star Team.

Washington's Jernard Jarreau (33) grabs a rebound from Washington State's Brock Motum as Scott Suggs (15) blocks out in the first half during a Pac-12 tournament NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Las Vegas.

Report: Husky forward Jernard Jarreau to transfer

According to reports, Washington Husky forward Jernard Jarreau has decided to transfer and his release has been granted. Also, local standout Dominic Green is now officially a Husky.

Washington quarterback Jeff Lindquist passes during the first session of NCAA college football practice before the upcoming fall season, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Seattle.

Washington finishes spring practice with no decision on starting QB

The biggest question entering the spring for coach Chris Petersen and Washington still remains after 15 practices: Who will be the starting quarterback?

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in New York. NHL owners ratified the tentative labor deal on Wednesday. All that now remains is player approval to finally start the hockey season.

Arena talks underway in Seattle suburb with eye on hockey

The city of Tukwila has received a letter seeking zoning information for a potential multi-purpose arena from a company run by potential NHL owner Ray Bartoszek.

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Hamilton officially back in Texas as Mariners begin series vs. Rangers

Seattle and Texas come into tonight's game with identical 7-and-11 records. Taijuan Walker matches up against Yovani Gallardo.

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New 2015 Dinger bobblehead coming from the Bellingham Bells

The Bells have partnered with Smith Kia to present a Dinger bobblehead giveaway for the August 1st game verus the Kelowna Falcons.

Seattle Sounders supporters in a crowd of nearly 40,000 hold up scarves at the start of an an MLS soccer match against the New England Revolution, Sunday, March 8, 2015, in Seattle.

Dempsey’s 77th minute goal lifts Seattle past Portland

Clint Dempsey again got the better of Portland, scoring in his fourth straight game against Seattle's rival with a 77th-minute goal in the Sounders' 1-0 victory over the Timbers on Sunday night.

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WWU sports roundup

The Western Washington University women's varsity four won its grand final at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships, while the Track & Field team sets records.

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Report: UW hoops picks up another commit

According to his Twitter page, Hazen High School star Dominic Green has committed to the University of Washington.

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Bellingham United falls in season opener

The South Sound Football Club scored five first half goals on their way to a 5-1 victory over Bellingham United Sunday at Civic Stadium in the season opener for both teams.

Minnesota Twins coach Paul Molitor is seen in the dugout during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Mauer’s triple in 11th lifts Twins over Mariners

Joe Mauer hit a two-run triple with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins over the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Sunday.

Memphis Grizzlies head coach David Joerger reacts to a call against his team as they play the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first quarter of Game 1 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Grizzlies hold off a late Trail Blazers rally to go up 3-0

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marc Gasol had 25 points and the Memphis Grizzlies took a 3-0 lead in their playoff…

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Escobar’s HR leads Twins’ balanced 8-5 win over Seattle

Minnesota took advantage of three Mariners errors and two wild pitches.

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Squalicum baseball squad wins regional, off to Yakima next

Sqaulicum Storm win Regional

Squalicum will move on to the state semi-finals May 29th at County Stadium in Yakima vs. either East Valley of Yakima or Selah.

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WWU posts four top five finishes on final day at NCAA II Nationals

WWU Steen podium nationals 2015

Hirst second, Donigian and Steen third and Reichert fifth

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Hawks’ G Korver out for the playoffs with sprained ankle

Cleveland Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova (8), from Australia, is chased by Atlanta Hawks' Kyle Korver in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Cleveland.

The Hawks announced Saturday that Korver has a severe high right ankle sprain. A foot and ankle specialist will determine the best course of treatment, but he definitely won't play again in the postseason.