Sherman's Big Night Leads Seattle Past 49ers Again

hawks49ersRichard Sherman set up the only touchdown with another key defensive play in this heated rivalry, then made a second interception with the 49ers driving late, and the Seattle Seahawks ended a five-game losing streak on San Francisco's home field with a 19-3 win Thursday night.

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Sherman, Baldwin Dig At NFL In Press Conference

lynchbaldwin nflWith the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media. Sherman and Baldwin made mention of everything

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Seattle's Chad Marshall Is MLS Defender Of Year

Seattle's Chad Marshall has been voted Major League Soccer's Defender of the Year for a record third time. He made 31 regular-season league appearances in his first season with the Sounders. He also won the award in 2008 and '09 with Columbus. The league said Tuesday he received 83 percent of weighed ballots added from team, media and player votes. D.C. United's Bobby Boswell was second with 77 percent, followed by the Los Angeles Galaxy's Omar Gonzalez with 43 percent. Mark Geiger was voted Referee of the Year with 178 percent of a possible 300 percent after becoming the first American to referee a knockout-round match at the World Cup. Jair Marrufo was second with 63 percent, followed by Alan Kelly with 59 percent. NEW YORK (AP) – November 26, 2014

Huskies Prep For Apple Cup Vs. Washington St

applecup2014Washington coach Chris Petersen had barely sat down Monday when he started getting peppered with questions about coaching in his first Apple Cup. Petersen at least wanted a moment to recognize what the Huskies accomplished over the weekend, becoming bowl eligible and taking some of the stress out of his first matchup with Washington State.

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Aldridge Leads Blazers Over 76ers 114-104

LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 of his 33 points during the pivotal third quarter to help the Portland Trail Blazers defeat Philadelphia 114-104 on Monday night. Wesley Matthews added 17 points, Damian Lillard had 17 and Robin Lopez chipped in 12 for Portland (11-3), which won its eighth in a row. Michael Carter-Williams led Philadelphia (0-14) with 24 points. The 76ers moved within one loss of matching the franchise mark for consecutive losses to begin a season and will look to avoid an 0-15 opening when they host Brooklyn on Wednesday. They also are just four losses from tying the 2009-10 Nets, who set an NBA record by beginning the season 0-18. If the losing continues, Philadelphia could break the NBA record for losses to start the season on Dec. 5 when hosting Oklahoma City. PHILADELPHIA (AP) – November 25, 2014