Weekdays at 7am on 710 ESPN Seattle

Brock and Salk

Mariners Jarred Kelenic Scott Servais...
Mike Salk

Salk: Patient Mariners are doing things the right way with Jarred Kelenic

When it comes to the Mariners and young OF Jarred Kelenic, Mike Salk explains why the team's approach for 2023 makes a lot of sense.
5 hours ago
Mariners Dylan Moore...
Brandon Gustafson

Report: Mariners, Dylan Moore agree to new 3-year contract

The Mariners have reportedly extended utility man Dylan Moore through the 2025 season, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan.
8 hours ago
Mariners Jarred Kelenic...
Brent Stecker

Mariners GM: Why ‘runway’ for growing players is key for Seattle

"If you never provide a runway for your internal options to get better to improve, you'll never be sustainable," Mariners GM Justin Hollander said.
10 hours ago
Mariners Luis Castillo...
Brandon Gustafson

Mariners Pitching Notebook: No WBC for Castillo, Gilbert and Kirby plans

During the Mariners' pre-spring training luncheon, there was plenty of news and updates regarding Seattle's pitching staff for 2023.
11 hours ago
FILE - Austria's Katharina Liensberger speeds down the course during the first run of an alpine ski...
Associated Press

Austrian ski team aims to rediscover its magic at worlds

VIENNA (AP) — Only one skier in the 24-member Austrian squad for the upcoming world championships has won on the Word Cup circuit this season. A star coach left the women’s team mid-January. And “crisis” has become a common word on the ski-mad nation’s sport pages. Has the once dominating “Wunderteam” from Austria lost its […]
14 hours ago
FILE - Workers prepare to remove giant Olympic rings from the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine Park...
Associated Press

Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal rolls on; company apologizes

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese company embroiled in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic corruption scandal said Thursday it would strengthen oversight to prevent further wrongdoing. Kadokawa “seriously betrayed public trust,” company president Takeshi Natsuno said. He bowed deeply with two other executives to show remorse in a news conference. Tsuguhiko Kadokawa, the son of the founder, […]
15 hours ago
UW Huskies...
Brandon Gustafson

Insider breaks down why UW Huskies OC Ryan Grubb didn’t leave for Bama

ESPN's Adam Rittenberg reported Tuesday UW Huskies OC Ryan Grubb is staying in Seattle despite interest from Alabama. Here's why.
16 hours ago
Mariners Diego Castillo...
The Associated Press

Mariners win over Diego Castillo in year’s 1st MLB arbitration decision

The Mariners defeated Diego Castillo in the first salary arbitration decision this year, and the reliever will get a raise to $2.95 million.
16 hours ago
Seattle Storm Breanna Stewart...
The Associated Press

Breanna Stewart leaves Seattle Storm for NY; Vandersloot still undecided

Former MVP Breanna Stewart, a two-time WNBA champion with the Seattle Storm, is headed to New York to open WNBA free agency.
17 hours ago
Seahawks Geno Smith...
Mike Lefko

Lefko: New salary cap makes Seahawks’ decisions for QB and draft easy

The NFL salary cap is making its biggest jump ever from 2022 to 2023. Mike Lefko explains what that means for the Seahawks, Geno Smith and their draft.
18 hours ago
Atlanta Hawks guard Dejounte Murray (5) dunks over Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul during the first h...
Associated Press

Murray scores 21 points, Hawks roll past Suns 132-100

PHOENIX (AP) — Trae Young rose up for a 3-pointer in the second half that left his hands way too hard, hurtling toward the basket before slamming off the backboard and through the hoop. Atlanta’s star guard shrugged and ran back down the court with a sheepish grin. Things were going the Hawks way Wednesday […]
19 hours ago
Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam, left, guards Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson, right, during ...
Associated Press

Markkanen, Conley power Jazz to 131-128 win over Raptors

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had 28 points and 13 rebounds and Mike Conley added a three-point play and two clutch free throws in the closing minutes to lift the Utah Jazz to a 131-128 win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. “Taking my time, having a little more patience, not just […]
20 hours ago
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) looks to pass while defended by Minnesota Timberwolv...
Associated Press

Russell, Edwards help Timberwolves beat Warriors in OT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 14 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Anthony Edwards took over in overtime after Russell fouled out and the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the Golden State Warriors 119-114 on Wednesday night. Russell fouled out after two quick whistles in the first minute of overtime. That set the stage […]
21 hours ago
Boston Bruins' Pavel Zacha (not shown) scores on Toronto Maple Leafs' goaltender Ilya Samsonov (35)...
Associated Press

Pavel Zacha scores twice as Bruins beat Maple Leafs 5-2

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs feel like they can keep up with the NHL-leading Boston Bruins. They just need to do it for three consecutive periods. Pavel Zacha scored twice in the third as Boston surged past the Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday. After a scoreless first period, Toronto trailed 2-1 at the […]
21 hours ago
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) shoots as Houston Rockets center Alperen Se...
Associated Press

Gordon, rookie Eason help Rockets defeat Thunder 112-106

HOUSTON (AP) — Eric Gordon had a season-high 25 points and rookie Tari Eason added career-high 20 to lead the Houston Rockets to a 112-106 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. The Rockets (13-38), who have the worst record in the Western Conference, have won three of their last five games after […]
21 hours ago
Florida guard Will Richard celebrates with fans after the second half of an NCAA college basketball...
Associated Press

Florida upends No. 2 Tennessee 67-54 behind Colin Castleton

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Colin Castleton is accustomed to being double-teamed every time he touches the ball, so he was pleasantly surprised — maybe even downright stunned — when Tennessee opted to guard him with a single defender in the second half. “I’ve got to take advantage of that,” Castleton said. He did. Castleton scored […]
21 hours ago
Sacramento Kings' Domantas Sabonis, center, drives between San Antonio Spurs' Jakob Poeltl (25) and...
Associated Press

Sabonis’ double-double helps Kings power past Spurs 119-109

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Domantas Sabonis scored a season-high 34 points and had 11 rebounds and the Sacramento Kings beat San Antonio 119-109 on Wednesday night, handing the beleaguered Spurs their seventh straight loss. “If they are going to be down there trying to guard him one-on-one, ‘Hey, yo, go score,'” Kings guard De’Aaron Fox […]
21 hours ago
Carolina Hurricanes center Derek Stepan (21) moves the puck around Buffalo Sabres goalie Ukko-Pekka...
Associated Press

Noesen has goal, assist as Hurricanes rout Sabres 5-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Stefan Noesen had a goal and an assist to help lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night. Sebastian Aho, Brent Burns, Derek Stepan and Jordan Martinook also scored for the Hurricanes, who have won seven games in a row. Antti Raanta made 29 […]
21 hours ago
Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone reacts during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wed...
Associated Press

Denver’s Michael Malone gets All-Star Game coaching nod

Michael Malone might coach Nikola Jokic in the All-Star Game. He might get the rare chance to coach against him, too. Malone and the staff of the Denver Nuggets have clinched their trip to Salt Lake City for All-Star weekend. Malone will coach Team LeBron — the team that will be drafted by the Los […]
21 hours ago
Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum, right, drives to the basket against Brooklyn Nets forward Royc...
Associated Press

Tatum scores 31, Celtics sizzle in 139-96 rout of Nets

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 31 points and had nine rebounds and the Boston Celtics rolled to a 139-96 win over the short-handed Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. Jaylen Brown added 26 points as both of Boston’s stars knocked down seven 3-pointers in a game the Celtics never trailed and led by as many […]
21 hours ago
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) handles the ball against Memphis Grizzlies forward ...
Associated Press

Lillard, Simons lead Trail Blazers past Grizzlies, 122-112

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 42 points and 10 assists, Anfernee Simons added 26 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 122-112 on Wednesday night. Jerami Grant had 18 points in the first half, before leaving because of concussion symptoms. Portland outscored Memphis 38-22 in the fourth quarter […]
22 hours ago
Orlando Magic's Gary Harris (14) pulls in a rebound against Philadelphia 76ers' P.J. Tucker (17) du...
Associated Press

Embiid, Harden double-doubles lift 76ers past Magic 105-94

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden refused to stump for an all All-Star bid. After another standout game in a Philadelphia 76ers win in which he fell one rebound shy of a triple-double, Harden can let his statistics sell his candidacy. Joel Embiid had 28 points and 11 rebounds, Harden added 26 points and 10 assists […]
22 hours ago
FILE - Florida head coach Billy Napier, right, watches players warm up before an NCAA college footb...
Associated Press

Napier avoids Rashada details, doesn’t expect NCAA inquiry

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Billy Napier provided little insight Wednesday into how and why the Gators lost four-star quarterback Jaden Rashada, but said he doesn’t expect it to prompt an NCAA investigation. Napier sidestepped several questions about Rashada, who signed with Florida in December only to be granted his release a month later […]
1 day ago
FILE - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes the ball as San Francisco 49ers corne...
Associated Press

Column: Brady’s finale didn’t go as planned, but not too bad

In a perfect world — and so much of Tom Brady’s career was as close to perfection as a football player can get — the first retirement would’ve stuck. He certainly did nothing to enhance his legacy by returning for another season. And, of course, we’ll never know if that regrettable decision cost him his […]
1 day ago