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Young talent on display as Seattle Sounders have their best start in team history

Ted S. Warren
The Associated Press
Seattle Sounders midfielder Reed Baker-Whiting (21) celebrates with teammates after the Sounders beat Los Angeles FC 2-0 on Sunday, May 16, 2021, in Seattle. Baker-Whiting, a homegrown player who is 16 years-old, was making his MLS debut.

The Seattle Sounders host Austin FC Sunday night at Lumen Field. With a 5-0-2 record, the Sounders are enjoying their best start ever. They're also at the top of Major League Soccer's overall standings. More from KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick. 
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Kirsten Kendrick has been hosting Morning Edition on KNKX/KPLU since 2006. She has worked in news radio for more than 30 years. Kirsten is also a sports lover. She handles most sports coverage at the station, including helping produce a two-part series on the 50th anniversary of Title IX and the ongoing series "Going Deep."
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