In sports briefs from Monday, Tennessee's football program fires its coach and nine others for NCAA violations, and Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields is entering the NFL draft.

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Following a 60-game season in which the Mariners were 27-33, general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais said the 2021 club, with the right roster additions, should vie for a postseason spot.

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While the Mariners' current rebuilding plan still is in the process of achieving actual on-field success at the MLB level and securing that elusive postseason spot that's been missing since 2001, the prospects accumulated through general manager Jerry Dipoto's "step back" process have at least restocked a barren farm system while generating hope for a brighter future.

The Seattle Mariners are giving fans unprecedented insider access to players and Front Office executives with a Virtual Baseball Bash, a series of online events and activities across all team digital platforms: Mariners.com, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and even Twitch, the…

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SEATTLE — Scorching slugger Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer, rookie Kyle Lewis stayed hot with an RBI single, and the Seattle Mariners overcame two home runs by Mike Trout to beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 on Wednesday night.

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For the sixth time in their only six games of the 2020 season, the Mariners allowed more than six runs in game -- numerology aside -- it's a dubious distinction to be certain. But given the limited pitch counts for their starting pitchers and some of their inexperience or past inconsistency,…

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The unmistakable sound — not as jarring as a rifle blast but more intoxicating than a popped cork of celebratory Champagne — came first.

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During the endless days of spring training, or even the slogging grind of the regular season, trying to get Tim Laker for an interview is almost impossible.

The 2020 Mariners Care Community Tour hits the road in January, visiting communities around the state of Washington, and makes a stop at Whitman College's Cordiner Hall from 4:30-6 p.m. on Jan. 9.

SAN DIEGO — While reporters outside of the Seattle market and various employees from teams around Major League Baseball steadfastly refuse to believe it to be true, the Mariners and general manager Jerry Dipoto appear to be doing what he predicted leading up to the four-day winter meetings —…

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SEATTLE — With the demand for Major League catching higher than expected and the Mariners sitting with a small surplus at the position, Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto tried to capitalize on the situation to acquire some more young talent for his current rebuild with a trade this morning.

SEATTLE — The outcome seemed certain after a seven-run first inning and then became a little less so midway through the game, but it became official late Tuesday evening when closer Daniel Hudson secured the final out of the Washington Nationals’ 7-4 victory over the Cardinals at Nationals Park.

SEATTLE — Exactly a year and a day ago, the first use of the phrase “step back” was used in the context of the Mariners’ potential plans for the offseason.

SEATTLE — The sobering reality of the Mariners’ “step-back” season and all that it would entail on the field — specifically the losing and lack of talent — didn’t set in for most fans until a month into the season.

SEATTLE — The “step-back” season of 2019 mercifully came to a close Sunday for the Mariners with something that only happened about once every three games after their 13-2 start to the season – a victory. A group of seven Mariners, working in short bursts of either two or one inning, combine…

SEATTLE — Unlike the beatdowns they endured at Minute Maid Park, the Mariners weren’t blown out, drubbed, shellacked or whatever word fits your description of decisive defeat.