Helfrich: Ekpre-Olomu Won't Play Against FSUOregon coach Mark Helfrich confirmed Thursday that the third-ranked Ducks will be without star cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu when they face Jameis Winston and Florida State in their playoff game next month. Helfrich acknowledged the senior All-America's college career is over after he was injured during a noncontact drill on Tuesday. The coach wouldn't disclose the nature of the injury. But a person with knowledge of the injury had previously told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Ekpre-Olomu had hurt his right knee. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the program does not discuss injuries. Ekpre-Olomu has been a cornerstone of the Ducks' secondary with 63 tackles, two interceptions and six pass breakups this season. EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – December 19, 2014
Seahawks Keeping K.J. Wright
The Seattle Seahawks have signed linebacker K.J. Wright to a four-year extension, the team announced this afternoon. "In the offseason, we identified K.J. as one of our core players moving forward and aimed to keep him as a part of the Seahawks family for a long time," said Executive Vice President & General Manager John Schneider. "The timing of this signing gives us the ability to keep
Mariners Sign Three To Minor League Deals
RHP Mark Lowe, RHP Justin Germano, INF Carlos Rivero will participate in Major League Spring Training. SEATTLE, Wash. -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced today the following players have been signed to minor league contracts for the 2015 season and invited to Major League Spring Training:
No. 16 Huskies Rout Grambling State 86-38
Shawn Kemp Jr. scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half, Andrew Andrews added 16 points and No. 16 Washington raced past Grambling State 86-38 on Wednesday night. Washington (9-0) extended its best start since beginning the 2005-06 season 11-0, leading 45-13 at halftime and by as many as 51 in the second half. The Huskies will get arguably their toughest non-conference test on Saturday when the face No. 15 Oklahoma in Las Vegas.