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Midseason report card: M's grade out lower than record indicates

Mariners right fielder Mitch Haniger, center, celebrates in the dugout with Dee Gordon after ripping a two run go-ahead homer against the Angels. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
Mariners right fielder Mitch Haniger, center, celebrates in the dugout with Dee Gordon after ripping a two run go-ahead homer against the Angels. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

The Mariners have overcome an injury and suspension to their biggest star, a lack of rotation depth and some unkind defensive metrics to get out to one of the best first halves in franchise history. Here's how beat writer Ryan Divish evaluates it.

California quarterback Ross Bowers (3) looks down field before being sacked by Washington defensive lineman Jaylen Johnson (92) and Washington linebacker Ryan Bowman (55) during a game against the California Golden Bears at Husky Stadium, on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.
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UW Huskies fall preview: How can Vita Vea be replaced on the defensive line?

To start our positional previews counting down the days until the UW Huskies open fall camp, we look at front line of the Pac-12's top-ranked defense from 2017. A year ago, the Huskies ranked No. 2 in the nation against the run. Updated

Kelsey Plum had just 3 points Thursday against Seattle.  

The Las Vegas Aces played the Seattle Storm in WNBA action Thursday, May 31, 2018 at KeyArena in Seattle, WA.
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More money would be good, but WNBA-NBA wage gap is about economics, not gender

Dissenting voices are necessary for change, and players such as former Husky Kelsey Plum are providing them on the WNBA-NBA wage gap. But when it comes to compensation, we can't compare males to females for its own sake. Updated

Podcast | On Dipoto's extension, Cano's apology & more

Where will Cano be playing when he returns? When will Scott Servais receive a contract extension? What's it like to cover an All-Star game? Mariners beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss that and more on the latest Extra Innings podcast.

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