Sports

Sports AP: MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year deal AP: MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year deal
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that Major League Soccer and its players' union have agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener.
Sports MLS: Playing for $36,000 with millionaire teammates MLS: Playing for $36,000 with millionaire teammates
Zach Scott now plays before crowds of more than 60,000 fans in Seattle with Sounders teammate Clint Dempsey, who made $6.7 million last year. Scott has started 67 games in six MLS seasons, yet he has never made more than $52,500 a year.

Mariners

Mariners Seth Smith finds spot in outfield with Mariners
By now, Seth Smith is used to joining a new team in spring training. Smith was acquired by Seattle in a trade with San Diego in December, his fourth team in five years.

Seahawks

Sounders

Storm

Storm Sounders hire Garth Lagerwey as new general manager
The Seattle Sounders have hired Garth Lagerwey as their new general manager, with current GM Adrian Hanauer moving to focus on the business operations of the franchise.

College

College No. 3 Gonzaga sluggish but gets past San Diego, 59-39
Przemek Karnowski scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half, Domantas Sabonis added 11 off the bench, and No. 3 Gonzaga overcame a sluggish first half to beat San Diego 59-39 on Thursday night for its 22nd straight victory.

Little Heroes

Sports Jameis Winston has predraft meeting with Buccaneers Jameis Winston has predraft meeting with Buccaneers
Jameis Winston met with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, hoping to make a good impression on the team considering taking the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback with the first pick in the NFL draft.
Sports Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies
Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game's first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said Sunday.
Sports Process gets underway to carve up $60 million Sandusky fine Process gets underway to carve up $60 million Sandusky fine
Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to think about how that money might be put to use.
Sports Stolen NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta Stolen NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta
The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot.