Lynx Hang On To Beat Storm 74-69

Janel McCarville scored a season-high 22 points and the short-handed Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 74-69 Sunday night. Maya Moore added 14 points for the Lynx, who have won three of four. Devereaux Peters had 12 points and Lindsay Whalen scored 10. Seimone Augustus, Minnesota's second leading scorer at 17.2 points per game, missed the game because of bursitis in her left knee. Sue Bird scored 21 points to lead Seattle and Jenna O'Hea added 14. Minnesota led by nine early in the fourth quarter before Seattle pulled within one. However, Whalen and Moore combined to make five free throws in the final 15.3 seconds to help the Lynx get the win. June 30, 2014

Boston Over Mariners 5-4

mariners logo5David Ortiz hit the 449th home run of his career in the first inning, added a line drive RBI single off the wall in the third, and the Boston Red Sox avoided being swept with a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Ortiz plunked a two-run shot off the windows of the cafe in right field at Safeco Field for a 2-0 lead, his 18th of the season.

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Seahawks Make Roster Move

kevinsmith hawksThe Seattle Seahawks have signed rookie wide receiver Kevin Smith, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. Smith was originally signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted rookie free agent out of the University of Washington on May 12. He was released by Arizona on June 4 and claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on June 5. Jacksonville released Smith on June 19.

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Seattle past Boston 8-2

mariners logo NewKyle Seager had an RBI double in the first inning and hit a three-run homer in the fifth off Boston starter Jake Peavy as the Seattle Mariners won their fifth straight, 8-2 over the Red Sox on Tuesday night. Despite a shaky performance from starter Erasmo Ramirez, the Mariners matched their longest winning streak of the season thanks to another offensive outburst.

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Sounders Beat San Jose In US Open Cup

Lamar Neagle scored the clinching penalty in the shootout as the Seattle Sounders beat the San Jose Earthquakes in the fifth round of the U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday night. Seattle won the penalty shootout 4-1 after the teams played to a 1-1 draw over 90 minutes of regulation and 30 minutes of extra time. Seattle converted all four of its PKs with Gonzalo Pineda, Marco Pappa, and Brad Evans beating Earthquakes goalkeeper David Bingham before Neagle sealed it. Khari Stephenson scored on the first try for San Jose. But Alan Gordon drove his attempt off the left post, and Sounders goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann dove to his right to make the save on JJ Koval's shot. Steven Lenhart put the Earthquakes ahead in the 23rd minute, but Kenny Cooper equalized for Seattle two minutes later on a shot inside the penalty area. Seattle will host rival Portland on July 9 in the quarterfinals. June 25, 2014