John Force Wins NHRA Northwest Nationals

John Force raced to his third Funny Car victory of the season and record 141st overall win Sunday in the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways. The 65-year-old Force beat former teammate Gary Densham in the final with a run of 4.173 seconds at 302.48 mph in a Ford Mustang. Densham's Chevrolet Impala lost traction early and finished in 5.808 at 120.44. Force has raced in four consecutive finals, winning twice. Doug Kalitta won in Top Fuel, and Jason Line topped the Pro Stock division. Kalitta raced to his second victory of the season, beating Antron Brown with a 3.844 at 318.84. Kalitta has 35 career victories to tie Don Garlits for fifth place on the Top Fuel list. Line edged teammate Greg Anderson in the final with a 6.611 at 210.67 in a Chevy Camaro. KENT, Wash. (AP) – August 4, 2014

Seahawks Make Roster Moves Aug. 1

seahawksRenton, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks have placed tight end Anthony McCoy and defensive tackle Jesse Williams on injured reserve, released wide receiver Randall Carroll and signed linebacker Marcus Dowtin and wide receiver Ronald Johnson, the team announced Friday. Dowtin originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets after the 2012 NFL Draft.

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Lynch Ends Holdout, Arrives At Seahawks Camp

lynchMarshawn Lynch has joined Seattle Seahawks training camp after missing the first week. Lynch arrived on Thursday afternoon following the team's morning practice. The team confirmed Lynch has reported for camp, ending a holdout that spanned a week. ESPN reported earlier Thursday that Lynch was expected to end his holdout.

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Catchings, Coleman Lead Fever Past Storm

Tamika Catchings scored 16 points to move into third place on the WNBA's career scoring list, Marissa Coleman had eight of her 16 in the fourth quarter, and the Indiana Fever beat the Seattle Storm 76-67 Thursday night. Briann January scored 12 points and Shavonte Zellous had 11 for Indiana (13-14), which had lost four of six. The Fever moved into a tie with Washington for second place in the Eastern Conference. Catchings, who now has 6,454 points, came in trailing Katie Smith by 14. Catchings made two free throws with 1:44 remaining to tie Smith, and then two more with 13.9 seconds to move ahead. Tina Thompson is No. 1 with 7,488, and Phoenix's Diana Taurasi is next at 6,642. Shekinna Stricklen scored 20 points to lead Seattle (9-20), which has lost seven straight. The Storm led 55-51 early in the fourth before Indiana rallied behind Coleman and Catchings. SEATTLE (AP) – August 1, 2014

Zunino's homer lifts Mariners past Indians, 6-5

Mike Zunino's two-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners to a 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night. Bryan Shaw (4-3) walked Kyle Seager to start the inning before Zunino hit a 2-0 pitch into the left-field bleachers for his 17th home run. Joe Beimel (3-1) pitched one-third of an inning while Fernando Rodney worked the ninth for his AL-leading 30th save. Carlos Santana drove in two runs for Cleveland, including a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh that broke a 4-all tie. Dustin Ackley had a two-run homer for the Mariners while Jason Kipnis hit a two-run shot for the Indians. Both home runs came in the third when the teams exchanged three-run rallies. CLEVELAND (AP) – August 1, 2014