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SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016

Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry of Alabama had a pre-draft physical with the Seahawks. (Chris Carlson / Associated Press)

Seahawks could be looking for running back depth in draft

SEATTLE – The retirement of Marshawn Lynch could have the Seahawks looking to add to their backfield in the 2016 NFL draft. The position looms as one of the biggest areas of intrigue for Seattle heading into the 2016 season. Lynch, the team’s main ballcarrier and heart and soul of the offense since 2010, has announced his retirement.

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Kenta Maeda has been lights out since the Dodgers signed the right-hander from Japan. (Associated Press)

Kenta Maeda off to sensational start on mound for Dodgers

Kenta Maeda is pitching out of this world. No surprise to Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, who jokingly said the right-hander from Japan could effectively throw “on the moon” given his pinpoint control. Maeda just conquered the closest thing major league baseball has to a lunar start – Coors Field.

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Area Sports Menu for Monday, April 25

BaseballHigh school: Pullman at Moscow, 4 p.m.GolfCollege men and women: CC Spokane and North Idaho at Centralia College Invitational in Chehalis, Washington, final day. High school boys and girls: Lakeside (ID) dual at Worley, 9 a.m.; Northeast A at Blanchard, ...

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Kings’ Lecavalier to retire after 17-year NHL career

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Vincent Lecavalier intends to retire this summer, ending his 17-year NHL career after one last revitalizing season with the Los Angeles Kings. Lecavalier confirmed his long-stated plans Sunday as the Kings left their training complex. Their ...

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On the air

Monday’s TV highlightsBaseball, MLB 5 p.m.: N.Y. Yankees at Texas ... ESPN 7 p.m.: Houston at Seattle ... Root Basketball, NBA 4 p.m.: Miami at Charlotte ... NBA 5 p.m.: Dallas at Oklahoma City ... TNT 7:30 p.m.: L.A. Clippers ...

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