Seattle Storm Wins Lottery Pick

seatte stormThe Seattle Storm have won the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft lottery. The Tulsa Shock was awarded the second pick Thursday night, with Connecticut picking third and fourth. The Sun acquired the Liberty's pick on draft night this past April in part of a package for Tina Charles. The Storm finished tied with Tulsa for the league's worst record at 12-22 and each had a 35.9 percent chance of landing the No. 1 pick.

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Phillies Over Mariners 4-3

marinersSWil Nieves doubled and had three hits and Cole Hamels got a victory when he wasn't at his best as the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Wednesday. Chase Utley had the go-ahead RBI and Ben Revere and Marlon Byrd drove in runs for the Phillies. Kendrys Morales homered for Seattle. Hamels (7-6) snapped his string of seven straight starts going at least seven innings.

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Michigan To Play Washington In Football In 2020-21

Michigan and Washington have decided to renew their rivalry. The Wolverines will play the Huskies in Seattle in 2020 and will host them at the Big House in Ann Arbor the following year. The agreement announced Wednesday by both schools marks their fifth home-and-home series. They have also played each other in the Rose Bowl four times. Michigan leads the all-time series 7-5 and won the last matchup in 2002 on Philip Brabbs' 44-yard field goal as time expired. ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – August 20, 2014

Mariners Top Phillies 5-2

marinerslogo7Hisashi Iwakuma struck out a season-high 11 batters in eight scoreless innings and Kyle Seager homered to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Mike Zunino was 0-for-17 before getting two hits and driving in two runs. The Mariners have won 11 of their last 14. Iwakuma (12-6) was masterful while allowing four hits and no walks.

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Malcolm Smith Back To Practice For Seahawks

Malcolm Smith tracked the eyes of quarterback Tarvaris Jackson and leapt into the air, snagging the football with one hand for an interception before racing 60 yards in the opposite direction for a touchdown. Earl Thomas, K.J. Wright and other members of Seattle's defense chased Smith to the end zone, shouting "MVP! MVP!" Not a bad first full day back on the practice field for Seattle's Super Bowl MVP. Smith has been sidelined throughout the entire offseason while recovering from ankle surgery this spring. He showed Tuesday that he's itching to get back to work with his teammates. RENTON, Wash. (AP) – August 20, 2014