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FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016

Mariners option Nori Aoki as part of rash of roster moves

The Mariners optioned starting outfielder Nori Aoki and relief pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen to Triple-A Tacoma to clear space for pitching reinforcements. The Mariners made seven roster moves Friday before starting a homestand against St. Louis. The Mariners also placed right-hander ...

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Area Sports Menu for Saturday, June 25

BaseballNorthwest League: Spokane at Eugene, 7:05 p.m.FootballIndoor Football League: Spokane at Billings, 6 p.m.MotorsportsSpokane County Raceway: Summit Series No. 5, 4 p.m. Stateline Speedway: Ed Sneva Memorial Open Wheel Extravaganza, 6 p.m. Sunset Speedway: Adult/junior dirt kart racing, 6 p.m. ...

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Cal transfer Jordan Mathews commits to Gonzaga 

Gonzaga has bolstered its 2016-17 roster with the addition of Cal transfer Jordan Mathews. Mathews, who arrived in Spokane on a recruiting trip Thursday, orally committed to the Zags, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. The 6-foot-4, 203-pound guard is eligible ...

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On the air

Friday’s TV highlightsAuto racing 9 a.m.: IndyCar practice ... NBC Sports Noon: Sprint Cup practice ... Fox Sports 1 3:30 p.m.: Sprint Cup final practice ... Fox Sports 1 5 p.m.: NHRA qualifying, tape ... Fox Sports 1 Baseball, College ...

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