Despite financial incentive, MLB’s Arizona plan seems far-fetched

Kyle Seager heads to the Mariners dugout for the start of Sunday’s game with Texas.

The Texas Rangers played the Seattle Mariners in Cactus League action Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Peoria Sports Complex, Peoria, AZ. 213065 (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)
The Texas Rangers played the Seattle Mariners in Cactus League action Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Peoria Sports Complex, Peoria, AZ. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

MLB's plan to play games in Arizona to restart a season on pause due to the coronavirus crisis seems crazy at first, but the financial incentives can't be ignored. Could they be high enough to make this a reality?

Tracker | Here's the latest on Seahawks free agency

We are keeping track of all of the moves over the next few weeks in our free agent tracker, updating what is happening with Seahawks free agents as well as other moves the team has made.

Hockey2021 Expansion to Seattle

Bettman raises chance of NHL not completing regular season

For the first time since halting play four weeks ago, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman raised the possibility Tuesday of not completing the regular season in order to squeeze in time to award the Stanley Cup. Bettman also acknowledged during an interview with NBCSN the league is considering having games played at neutral sites in the...

Sports Video

Major League BaseballAround the League

College baseball talent level to go up with change to draft

As disappointing as it's been to have the college baseball season shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, Michigan coach Erik Bakich sees a silver lining. “I do think the coming years will be the deepest college baseball has ever been,” he said. Division I programs stand to benefit because of two factors. First, the...

National Football LeagueAround the League

Oklahoma State’s Gundy targets May 1 return to football

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said Tuesday he hopes to have his team return to its facilities on May 1, a proposed timetable that would defy federal social-distancing guidelines and was quickly disputed by the university and its athletic director. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended against gatherings of 50 or more...

National Basketball AssociationAround the League

Guirantes headed back to Rutgers instead of WNBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) — Arella Guirantes is headed back to Rutgers instead of choosing to enter the WNBA draft. She was one of about a half-dozen high profile juniors who could have foregone their last season of eligibility to enter the WNBA draft. Oregon’s Satou Sabally, Texas A&M’s Chennedy Carter and UConn’s Megan Walker have...  VIEW