Loyd Taken First In WNBA Draft

loyd newseattlestormUNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Jewell Loyd is the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft. Loyd, who was chosen by the Seattle Storm on Thursday night, decided to skip her final season at Notre Dame and enter this year's draft. She's the first Irish player to be taken with the top pick. Fellow underclassmen Amanda Zahui B. was taken by Tulsa with the second pick.

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Grizzlies Trying To Get Healthy For Series Vs. Trail Blazers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger insists he's not protecting or hiding Mike Conley or Tony Allen. He says both are hurt and were unable to play in Memphis' last game, even if it had been the playoffs. Well, the postseason has arrived, and the Grizzlies can only hope having three days off before hosting Portland on Sunday night helps heal everyone's aches and pains. Allen, the Grizzlies' defensive whiz, has missed nine straight games since hurting his left hamstring March 27 against Golden State.

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Seahawks 12K Run Sells Out

12K hawksOver 10,000 people signed up for the 6th annual Seahawks 12K. There will be three different courses for fans of all ages and skill levels to choose from. Participants are encouraged to run in their favorite Seahawks gear or game day attire for a chance to win prizes for "Best Uniform." The route starts at The Landing, going north along Lake Washington Blvd.

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Dodgers Sweep Seattle

cruz 041515LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers roughed up Seattle starting pitcher Taijuan Walker for five runs in four innings and ran their win streak to four games with a 5-2 victory in the 2015 Civil Rights Game on Jackie Robinson Night at Dodger Stadium.

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Mavs Top Blazers 114-98

DALLAS (AP) - Tyson Chandler had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 114-98 on Wednesday night while learning they will play Houston in the first round of the playoffs. The Mavericks (50-32) have been locked into the seventh seed in the Western Conference for a week. They had to wait until the final night of the regular season to find out their opponent, which was settled with the Rockets' 117-91 win over Utah and San Antonio's 108-103 loss to New Orleans.

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