Updated Breaking: UW, Mike Hopkins agree to 6-year extension

On the eve of their first NCAA tournament in eight years, the Washington Huskies rewarded Mike Hopkins with a new six-year contract. It’s believed Hopkins’ new deal will increase his annual salary to a number more on par with the top coaches in the Pac-12.

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Ichiro announces retirement after Mariners’ final game in Tokyo

After announcing his retirement to Seattle media in a small news conference, Ichiro returns to the Tokyo Dome turf to take a victory lap and salute the fans. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)
After announcing his retirement to Seattle media in a small news conference, Ichiro returns to the Tokyo Dome turf to take a victory lap and salute the fans. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

The Japanese baseball icon burst onto the MLB scene in 2001 and was an All-Star and Gold Glove winner in each of his first 10 seasons with the Mariners. He will be eligible for the Hall of Fame in 2025.

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