4:22 AM EDT, Wed August 05, 2015

At least 19 killed, 250 rescued after trains derail in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains derailed over a bridge in central India while crossing a track that was flooded by heavy monsoon rains, killing at least 19 people, officials said Wednesday. At least 250 people have been rescued. The Kamayani Express was on its way to Mumbai when it derailed late Tuesday night […]

Geek culture has gone too far

Comic books, superhero movies, video games and other forms of popular culture have gotten self-referential to the point of tedium. Prime examples: the movie “Pixels” and the book “Armada.”
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‘Les’ Munro, last of World War II ‘Dambuster’ pilots, dies at 96

The dams in the Ruhr Valley supplied hydroelectric power and water for steel making, and were important to Hitler’s war machine.
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19-year-old Felix Hernandez had his first big-league start 10 years ago

Mariners fans may wonder where the decade went, but it’s been 10 years since Felix Hernandez made his first big-league start.

Friends’ fatal shootings called unrelated; suspects identified

Two days, two close friends and two shootings, but police in Seattle and Federal Way say the slayings are not related.

Seattle Mariners prospect D.J. Peterson placed on DL with strained Achilles

Third baseman/first baseman D.J. Peterson, the Mariners’ first round pick from the 2013 MLB draft, was placed on the disabled list Tuesday with an Achilles strain after playing four games for Triple-A Tacoma following a promotion from Double-A Jackson. Peterson, 23, was 3-for-14 (.214 batting average) with a double for the Rainiers after posting a […]

2 immigrants in US illegally are named to city commissions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Karina Macias was elected mayor of Huntington Park, a small city in Los Angeles County, she noticed that many of its commissions were no longer active. The reason: Lack of interest. So the Huntington Park City Council put out a call for new applicants. This time, they told residents in […]

Pregame notes and lineups: Mariners add reliever Mayckol Guaipe, Ackley goes to the DL for the Yankees

With three designated hitters on the team and no designated hitter position here in Denver, manager Lloyd McClendon puts all three in the lineup today with Mark Trumbo in left field, Nelson Cruz in right field and Jesus Montero at first base. Still curious to see how he plans to parse out the playing time […]

Seattle Mariners roundup: Ketel Marte starts in center; Vidal Nuno on tap to start

Despite playing virtually his entire professional career as a shortstop and second baseman, Mariners rookie Ketel Marte debuted in center field Monday night in the Seattle Mariners’ taut 8-7 win over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Marte had a forgettable day at the plate (0-for-4 with a strikeout), but looked comfortable in the field, […]

Rant & Rave: Bee sting first aid at Seafair

Readers thank help after bee sting at Seafair, complain about not being able to get out of the car on the ferry

Meet a Seahawk: WR Kasen Williams

Kasen Williams Position: Wide receiver Height, weight: 6-1, 219 College: Washington Years with Seahawks: First season Most Read StoriesMore pet-food recalls linked to potential salmonella contaminationSeattle company copes with backlash on $70,000 minimum wageMan drowns in Lake Washington after hopping off boatImpressions from day 3 of Seahawks training camp --- Christine Michael, the center position, […]

Brad Evans on the Major League Soccer CBA: ‘We’re kind of handcuffed into this situation”

Sounders defender Brad Evans, who was a Players’ Union representative during the Major League Soccer Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations prior to this season, reflected Monday morning at Starfire Sports Complex on the deal’s impact less than a season into a five-year deal. Goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and the L.A. Galaxy parted ways last week, and though Evans hadn’t […]

Huskies announce fall camp schedule

One practice open to the public scheduled for Aug. 16.

Mariners Player News

  • 1 Felix Hernandez

    Felix Hernandez

    19-year-old Felix Hernandez had his first big-league start 10 years ago

  • 1 Nelson Cruz

    Nelson Cruz

    Nelson Cruz and winning at baseball

  • 1 Jesus Montero

    Jesus Montero

    Pregame notes and lineups: Mariners add reliever Mayckol Guaipe, Ackley goes to the DL for the Yankees

  • 1 Mark Trumbo

    Mark Trumbo

    VIDEO: Former Angel Trumbo homers in ninth

  • 1 Vidal Nuno

    Vidal Nuno

    Seattle Mariners roundup: Ketel Marte starts in center; Vidal Nuno on tap to start

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