Seahawks Officially Sign Backup QB Tarvaris Jackson

hawsktextgradRENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks have officially signed backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, giving them a proven veteran behind starter Russell Wilson. Seattle finalized Jackson's deal Tuesday, the first day of minicamp. Seattle cleared a roster spot when defensive end Ryan Robinson was waived/injured after rupturing his Achilles tendon last week.

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Wallace's Extra-Time Goal Helps Timbers Beat Sounders

Sounders logoTUKWILA, Wash. (AP) - Rodney Wallace scored in the 10th minute of extra time to help the Portland Timbers beat the Seattle Sounders 3-1 in a fourth round U.S. Open Cup game Tuesday night. The defending Cup champion Sounders finished the game with just seven players. Defender Brad Evans was ejected in the 69th minute with his second yellow card. Forward Obafemi Martins, who tied the game 1-1 in the 79th minute, went down hard in the 85th.

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Gray Scores 16 Points To Lead Sun Over Storm 79-58

seatte stormSEATTLE (AP) - Chelsea Gray scored 16 points and Connecticut beat the Seattle Storm 79-58 on Tuesday night for the Sun's fourth straight victory. Camille Little and Alex Bentley each added 12 points and Alyssa Thomas 11. Gray was 6 of 9 from the field and made all four of her 3-pointers. The Sun (4-1) hit seven of their 14 3-point attempts.

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Giants Snap 9-Game Home Skid With 6-2 Win Over Mariners

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Duffy homered and drove in three runs to help the San Francisco Giants snap a nine-game home losing streak by beating the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Tuesday. Casey McGehee added a two-run double and Angel Pagan hit an RBI single as the Giants snapped their longest home skid since an 11-gamer at New York's Polo Grounds in 1940. Tim Lincecum (7-3) allowed two runs and five hits in 5 2/3 innings to get the win in his second start against his hometown team.

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Giants Over Marines 6-2

mariners400SAN FRANCISCO -- Tim Lincecum picked up his seventh win of the season and Matt Duffy cracked a two-run homer as the Giants snapped a nine-game losing streak at AT&T Park with a 6-2 victory over the Mariners on Tuesday.

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