Portland St Holds Off D-II Western Oregon, 45-38Paris Penn raced 48 yards for a touchdown and passed 36 yards for another in the fourth quarter to help Portland State pull away from Division II Western Oregon and hold on for a 45-38 win Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium. Starter Kieran McDonagh staked the Vikings (1-1) to a 17-0 lead early, tossing a 10-yard TD pass to Thomas Carter in the first quarter and dashing 10 yards for a second score early in the second. He added a 48-yard strike to Kasey Closs as time expired in the first half to make it 24-14. Western Oregon's Ryan Bergman was 32 of 61 for 413 yards and three touchdowns, including a 48-yard toss to Paul Revis with 46 seconds left in the game. Shaquille Richard carried 14 times for 151 yards and a touchdown for Portland State. Close pulled in six passes for 109 yards and two touchdowns. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – September 8, 2014
Seahawks Dominate Green Bay
Marshawn Lynch rushed for 110 and two touchdowns, Russell Wilson threw a pair of touchdown passes and the Seattle Seahawks started defense of their Super Bowl title with a 36-16 win over the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night. Lynch, who ran for 1,257 yards and 12 touchdowns last season, barreled through a trio of Packers for the TD with 3:41 left before halftime to give the Seahawks a 17-10 lead.
Cano Has 4 Rbis In Mariners' 10-2 Win At TexasRobinson Cano had his first four-RBI game for Seattle as the wild card-contending Mariners jumped out to a big early lead on the way to a 10-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night. Rookie left-hander Roenis Elias (10-12) allowed a run in five innings to become the fourth Seattle starter with at least 10 wins. Robbie Ross (2-6) gave up six runs and five hits in 1 2-3 innings. The lefty was the first of six Texas pitchers, with two more making big league debuts to increase the Rangers' major league record totals to 40 pitchers used and 63 players overall this season. While long a forgone conclusion, the Rangers (53-87) became the first team in the majors eliminated from playoff contention after their sixth loss in a row. They went to their second consecutive World Series only three years ago. ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – September 5, 2014
Seager, Hart Rally Mariners Past Oakland A's
Kyle Seager and Corey Hart homered leading off the seventh inning as Seattle beat Oakland 2-1 to win the three-game series between the AL playoff contenders. The home runs erased a stellar start by Jon Lester (13-10) and helped Mariners ace Felix Hernandez (14-5) win for the first time in four outings.