SportsWatch for 8-18-14

Sports events worth keeping an eye on


Week of Aug. 20-27
High schools
Football tryouts officially begin Wednesday across the state of Washington, and all other fall sports get underway Monday.
Contact your respective school for more information.

Seattle will be at home at CenturyLink Field on Wednesday when it hosts the San Jose Earthquakes for a 7 p.m. Major League Soccer match that can be seen on JOEtv.
The Sounders go to Portland for 2 p.m. action Sunday, with ESPN2 carrying that action.

Seattle hosts the Chicago Bears for a 7 p.m. National Football League exhibition game at CenturyLink Field on Friday.
The action can be seen live on Channel 13.

The Seattle Mariners continue their quest for a postseason berth Wednesday when they pay a 10:05 a.m. visit to the Philadelphia Phillies.
Then it's on to Boston for a 4:10 p.m. game against the Red Sox on Friday followed by 10:35 a.m. action on Saturday and Sunday.
Seattle comes home to Safeco Field to play the Texas Rangers at 7:10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and at 12:40 p.m. next Wednesday.
Mariners games can be seen on the ROOT cable television network and heard on 710 AM.

Tacoma, the Seattle Mariners' Class AAA farm team, opens its final homestand of the regular season Wednesday, playing Omaha in 7:05 p.m. action each night through Saturday.
Iowa is next for a 5:05 p.m. game Sunday followed by 7:05 p.m. action Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Rainiers games are carried on 850 AM.

Seattle will be at Seattle Memorial playing a team to be determined at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Emerald Downs
Friday action starts at 6:45 p.m. at the horse racing oval in Auburn followed by 2 p.m. action Saturday and Sunday.

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