Rodgers Helps New York Rally Past Seattle

Sugar Rodgers scored a career-high 15 points, including seven in the final 3 minutes, to lead the New York Liberty to a 70-64 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.The Liberty trailed 62-54 with 2:55 left and had scored just one basket over the previous 13 minutes when Rodgers came to life. Her 3-pointer made it a five-point game. After Sue Bird answered with a jumper, New York scored the final 11 points of the game, including five by Rodgers. Her 3-pointer with 1:06 left tied it at 64.Cappie Pondexter then hit a jumper with 24.9 seconds left to give New York a lead. After Bird missed a pullup on the other end, Plenette Pierson hit two free throws to secure the win for New York (2-2).Bird led Seattle (1-4) with 21 points, including 17 in the first half. Crystal Langhorne added 13 points and 15 rebounds.May 28, 2014

Young, Cano Lead Seattle Past Angels 5-1

mariners logo NewChris Young pitched shutout ball until Albert Pujols homered in the seventh inning, Robinson Cano had three hits and two RBIs to raise his average to .332, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Angels 5-1 on Monday.

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Beavers Top National Seed, Host Corvallis Regional

The Oregon State Beavers are the No. 1 national seed in baseball's postseason for the first time in school history. The Beavers will host UNLV, UC Irvine and North Dakota State in the Corvallis Regional this weekend at Goss Stadium to kick off the NCAA tournament. Oregon State's highest national seeding previously was No. 3 last season. The Beavers are headed to the postseason for the sixth consecutive season and 15th time overall. It is the fifth time the team will host a regional. The NCAA tournament opens Friday with 16 four-team, double-elimination regionals. Best-of-three super regionals will be held next week, with those winners moving to the College World Series in Omaha. May 27, 2014

Oregon St. No. 1 Seed For NCAA Baseball Tournament

The Division I Baseball Committee on Monday made the Pac-12 champion Beavers (42-12) the top seed over SEC regular-season winner Florida (40-21). The other six national seeds, in order, are: Virginia, Indiana, Florida State, Louisiana-Lafayette, TCU and LSU. The tournament opens Friday with 16 four-team, double-elimination regionals. Best-of-three super regionals will be held next week, with those winners moving to the College World Series in Omaha. Oregon State starts the tournament Friday in Corvallis, Oregon, against Summit League champion North Dakota State. UC Irvine and UNLV also are in the Corvallis regional. Three teams with losing records are in the tournament after winning conference tournament titles. They are Youngstown State (16-36), Siena (25-31) and Bethune-Cookman (26-31). May 27, 2014

Mariners Observe Memorial Day At Safeco Field

sports6On Memorial Day, the Mariners host the Los Angeles Angels for a 1:10pm game. At approximately 3pm PDT, the game will be halted to observe a Moment of Remembrance. Since 1997, MLB has participated in the National Moment of Remembrance by briefly pausing all games being played on Memorial Day

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