Christian Caple

UW notes: Defensive coaches learned from Patriots this offseason

As part of his understandable desire to be a good…


UW defensive back Bryant earns scholarship, but has bigger goals

For a college football player who joins his team as…


Huskies expect defense to dominate again, despite departures

Greg Gaines never did get used to the whole injury…


Five storylines to watch as the Huskies open fall football camp

Fall camp begins Monday for the defending Pac-12 champion Washington Huskies, who appear poised for another run at the league title in 2017. Here are… Continue reading

With more experience, WSU hopes for more consistency in 2017

For eight consecutive games last season, the Washington State Cougars were winners. They beat Oregon for the second year in a row.… Continue reading

UW notebook: July 26 is more than just a birthday for Bierria

Wednesday was special for Keishawn Bierria. July 26 always is. The Washington Huskies’ senior linebacker spent his day answering questions and posing… Continue reading

Petersen says UW — picked to win Pac-12 North — must rebuild

At this very same venue last summer, Chris Petersen repeatedly warned against the growing consensus that the Washington Huskies might have one… Continue reading

Mariner notes: Reports say M’s to sign infielder Espinosa

Multiple reports Sunday indicated the Mariners will sign former Washington Nationals and Los Angeles Angels infielder Danny Espinosa to a big-league contract. Espinosa,… Continue reading

Yankees win first series in 6 weeks, beat Mariners 6-4

Yovani Gallardo gave up three home runs to the New York Yankees on Sunday afternoon. Yet the Seattle Mariners right-hander stood to earn… Continue reading

Toe injury to sideline Mariners’ Dyson for a few games

By Christian Caple The News Tribune It might be a couple more days before the Seattle Mariners regain the services of their starting center fielder.… Continue reading

Gallardo rejoins M’s rotation, Gaviglio sent to Triple-A

While the Seattle Mariners will wait until Friday to make room for newly acquired reliever David Phelps on the 25-man roster, they did… Continue reading

Mariners give up AquaSox outfielder to acquire Miami’s Phelps

They could still use another capable starting pitcher, but the Seattle Mariners on Thursday at least made a move to strengthen their overworked… Continue reading

Preparation key to Seattle Mariners’ Cruz’s continued success

Nelson Cruz is not the oldest player on the Seattle Mariners’ roster. That honor, Cruz notes lightheartedly, belongs to backup catcher Carlos Ruiz,… Continue reading

M’s send Altavilla to Tacoma to focus on “simplifying approach”

With right-hander Andrew Moore headed back to Seattle from Triple-A Tacoma to start Monday’s series-opener against the… Continue reading

Mariners’ Povse adjusting to reliever role

If you were a little surprised to see Max Povse become the latest Seattle Mariners prospect summoned to the big leagues this season, don’t fuss:… Continue reading

Fultz set to make UW history in NBA draft

The Washington Huskies won nine men’s basketball games last season. They posted the worst conference record in the history of the program. They finished the… Continue reading

A’s score 5 runs in 9th inning to beat Mariners 9-6

The Seattle Mariners still don’t have a closer. Edwin Diaz is no longer in that role, stifled for now by mechanical issues he… Continue reading

M’s notebook: Cano to 10-day DL; Diaz out as closer

Yet another Seattle Mariners player is headed to the 10-day disabled list. This time it’s star second baseman Robinson Cano, who hasn’t played… Continue reading

Mariners stave off late Athletics rally, win 6-5

Sean Manaea – and, later, Edwin Diaz — had as much trouble throwing strikes on Monday as the Mariners did getting hits. And… Continue reading

Cishek activated from disabled list

It’s been a long time, relatively, since Seattle Mariners reliever Steve Cishek took the mound in a Major League Baseball game. OK, so… Continue reading