>>Most Engaged Fans
Online ticket broker "TicketCity.com" is out with its first annual ranking of the "most engaged" NFL fan bases. The Seattle Seahawks' fan base is ranked 14th among the 32 NFL teams. The website determines fan-base engagement on criteria including average total attendance, average ticket prices, Facebook "likes," and Twitter following. The Dallas Cowboys' fan base is ranked as the "most engaged," while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' fan base is ranked last.
>>Mariners Face Rays Starting Tonight
The Mariners are in Florida to start a three-game series against the Rays tonight. Seattle has lost four of the past six games. The M's are 54-and-63 and are 14 games out of first place in the A-L West Division.
>>Huskies' Sankey On ESPN List
Former Gonzaga Prep and now University of Washington running back Bishop Sankey is on ESPN's Top 25 players in the Pac-12 Conference preseason list. Sankey rushed for 1,439 yards and 16 touchdowns last season and averaged 110-point seven yards per game. Sankey is number 15 on the list.
>>Indians In A Race
Joe Jackson and Jason Jarmon hit their first home runs of the year as the Spokane Indians downed Eugene 5 - 0. Kelvin Vazquez pitched 5 2/3 innings to pick up the win and send Spokane into a three-way tie for first in the league's second half standings.