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@Matt_Calkins — 4,357 followers, 3,479 tweets

That's a smart play with eight seconds left, not three.
No Dickerson. No Nowell. Really doubt the Huskies can win if this goes to a second OT. Might have to get a 3 here.
Column on Mariners pitcher Mike Leake, who realized he had to reduce his stress levels if he was going to make it in MLB. "I was killing myself in a way...I needed to be able to take a deep breath, relax and realize, in a way, how unimportant baseball is.” 
New MLB rules limit teams to six mound visits per game. But the system can be gamed. Here’s what various Mariners had to say. 
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