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Commentary: Olympics breathtaking but difficult to embrace

SOCHI, Russia — The Sochi Winter Olympics were like the craggy peaks of the Caucasus Mountains and rocky beach of the Black Sea, which were both visible from Fisht Stadium, site of a victory celebration for Russia on Sunday night.
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Paxton, Walker under pressure to join M’s rotation

PEORIA, Ariz. — It’s everything they’ve worked for or thought about since baseball became something more than just a game to play with their friends. It’s just 60 feet, 6 inches from their grasp, reliant on their ability to fire a baseball from that distance. It’s a goal fans want, and the Seattle Mariners need, them to achieve.
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Mariners enter wide-open spring camp with questions

Maybe it’s been lost in the Seahawks’ post Super Bowl celebration, or overlooked with the sub-freezing temperatures the last week. But in three days, spring training opens for the Mariners at the organization’s revamped and remodeled facility in Peoria, Ariz.

Norton to sign autographs

WENATCHEE — Ex-National Football League player Jim Norton will be signing autographs at the Wenatchee North Rotary booth at Town Toyota Center’s Home Show from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
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Commentary: The drought is over

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Blue and green confetti everywhere, falling gently down like Seattle rain. Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is soaked, the victim of two Gatorade showers. Russell Okung kisses the Lombardi Trophy as NFL Hall of Famer Marcus Allen totes it to the stage. The 12th Man roars, even in MetLife Stadium. Kam Chancellor barks, and Marshawn Lynch flees to seek solitude, grinning.