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Making an OckWord transition

Once again, this is OckWord. What do I do here? Do I say goodbye? Do I not say goodbye? Do I kind of say goodbye? Well, I’ll attempt to do all three.

Cruz’s power surge leads Mariners to series win in Toronto

TORONTO — With hitting coach Edgar Martinez off to Cooperstown to join in the celebrations for Ken Griffey Jr.’s Hall of Fame induction, the Mariners put on an offensive onslaught of which he would very much approve.

16 for ‘16: J’Marcus Webb

With the Seahawks set to report for training camp July 29 (practices begin the next day), it’s time to look at the players I feel are most pivotal in 2016.

Froome setting sights on Rio and more Tour glory

MORZINE, France — With a third Tour de France title virtually secured on Saturday, Britain's Chris Froome quickly set his sights toward more glory on the French roads via Rio de Janeiro.

Sale misses start after “clubhouse incident”

CHICAGO, Ill. — White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start Saturday night against the Detroit Tigers because of a “clubhouse incident” that was not physical, the White Sox announced shortly before he was expected to take the mound.

Brees unlikely to sign extension before camp

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Quarterback Drew Brees apparently won’t have a new deal in place before the New Orleans Saints kick off training camp next week even though he heads into the final season of his contract.

Storm fall, then deliver a social statement with media blackout

MINNEAPOLIS — The game, showcasing half the members of U.S. Olympic team, unfolded with minimal drama. The Storm played the Minnesota Lynx tough for a half before the defending WNBA champions pulled away to win, 79-72, extending the Storm’s six-year losing streak at the Target Center to 13 games.

AppleSox win third straight

BELLINGHAM — In a season that has seen them play mostly inconsistent baseball, the Wenatchee AppleSox are finally getting on a roll. The Sox scored three runs in the second inning and never looked back in a commanding 4-1 win over the Bellingham Bells on Sunday at Joe Martin Field. 

Capitals struggle mightily in blowout loss to Shadow

WENATCHEE — Jamie Richards didn’t mince his words. Asked about his team’s performance after a 6-0 blowout loss to the Spokane Shadow on Sunday at the Apple Bowl, the Wenatchee FC coach was brutally honest.

Rams top Rage in overtime thriller

WENATCHEE — As the stadium lights cut through the impending darkness at the Apple Bowl, the weight of the moment fell squarely on the Wenatchee Valley Rams’ special teams unit.

Miller shines as AppleSox win second straight

BELLINGHAM — The Wenatchee AppleSox scored early and got a quality start from Wenatchee native Grady Miller on Saturday night, beating the host Bellingham Bells 6-1 at Joe Martin Field.

UW to investigate NFL health committee member Ellenbogen

The University of Washington has formed a special committee to investigate claims made in a congressional report that Richard Ellenbogen, chairman of UW’s Department of Neurological Surgery, tried to influence a major research study on football and brain injuries.

Froome moves closer to third Tour title

MEGEVE, France — Britain's Chris Froome edged nearer to retaining his Tour de France title when he won the 18th stage, a 17-kilometer mountain time trial, to extend his overall lead to almost four minutes on Thursday.