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What happens next? The fallout from controversial remarks, resignation of Mariners CEO Kevin Mather

Ted S. Warren
The Associated Press
From left, Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, now-former president Kevin Mather, and owner John Stanton. take part in a ceremony before a game, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Seattle.

It was a stressful first week of spring training for the Seattle Mariners. The team's president and CEO Kevin Mather resigned Monday after controversial comments he made to a Bellevue Rotary club went viral. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked about the fallout with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick. 

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Kirsten Kendrick hosts Morning Edition on KNKX and the sports interview series "Going Deep," talking with folks tied to sports in our region about what drives them — as professionals and people.