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MONDAY, MAY 7, 2007

Sunday's game had something for all

MARINERS• UPDATED: 1:20 p.m.A 5-0 shutout usually doesn’t include a bush play at home plate (UPDATE: You used to be able to see the video, but MLB made YouTube take it down; if anyone else finds one, please mention the link in comments), a retaliatory…

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SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2007

Phelps' play as bad as it gets

MARINERS • UPDATED 7:20 A.M.; 1:20 P.M. MONDAYWere you watching the M's game? Did you see Josh Phelps blow up Kenji Johjima at home plate? (UPDATE NO. 2: You used to be able to see the video, but MLB made YouTube take it down; if…

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Felix will not be back for a while yet

AFTERNOON NEWSLots of news (all pale in comparison to UCI's NCAA title of course) from this Saturday, including the not-so-surprising announcement Felix Hernandez's next start has been pushed back again, this time until May 15.The M's lost 8-1 Saturday, though Jeff Weaver threw better. He…

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Some surprises from Hawks' mini camp

SEAHAWKSRarely are there any major surprises at an NFL team's mini camp.But the Hawks had one Friday.Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, recovering from off-season shoulder surgery on his left arm, threw passes and participated in more drills than most expected. The reason why? Hasselbeck worked his butt…

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It's another Roger De Bris production

BLOOMSDAYThanks, Paul Turner. I didn't know Bloomsday was named after Leo Bloom from "The Producers." You learn something every day.In the spirit of "The Producers," tomorrow I'm going to try to make this on-line column the worst that's ever been written (as if that will…

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FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2007

Out of the loop

NEWSI'm at a conference in Seattle today concerning on-line publishing - the speaker I'm listening to right now just called user-generated content as the Karaoke of journalism - so I haven't had a chance to surf for content for you.But I am learning some interesting…

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As M's move up in standings, crowds wane

MORNING NEWSWith a few minutes available before I have to head out today, I wanted to draw your attention to a couple of things.• The Mariners drew just 16,555 Wednesday, the second-smallest crowd in Safeco history. They won. They have won seven of eight. Yet…

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We'll be in-and-out for a while

MORNING NEWSFolks, I won't be on-line much the next few days. I'll be out of contact pretty much until the late afternoon today and Thursday, then in and out on Friday.I know many of you (ya you Bill, Connor and Steve) rely on this blog…

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TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2007

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