Adi Scores Twice, Timbers Beat Chivas USA 2-0

Fanendo Adi scored his first two MLS goals to help the Portland Timbers beat Chivas USA 2-0 on Wednesday night. Portland improved to 3-3-7, winning its second straight game and third in its last five. Chivas dropped to 2-6-4. Former Chivas midfielder Jorge Villafana helped create the first goal when he ran down the left flank in the 65th minute and crossed the ball to Adi for a shot from 10 yards out. Adi doubled Portland's advantage in the 71st minute on a breakaway. Chivas' Bobby Burling was sent off in the 84th minute after a rough challenge on Adi. Portland made eight changes to the starting lineup from its road victory Saturday night over New York. Adi played the final 7 minutes against New York match and made his first Timbers start against Chivas. May 29, 2014

Seahawks News May 28

hawsktextgradThe Seattle Seahawks have signed fourth-round draft selections wide receiver Kevin Norwood and linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis in addition to signing undrafted rookie free agent linebacker Horace Miller, the team announced this evening.

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Angels Win 6-4

Jered Weaver gave up three runs over six innings for his fifth win in six starts and C.J. Cron homered to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Weaver (6-3) gave up seven hits and a walk while striking out five. Weaver has lasted at least six innings in nine of his 11 starts this season, and this was the first time in eight outings he allowed more than two runs. Cron led off the seventh inning with his third homer since making his major league debut on May 3. Ernesto Frieri pitched the ninth for his seventh save, but the Mariners made it interesting. Robinson Cano hit a two-out run scoring single, and Justin Smoak walked before Kyle Seager ended the game with a deep fly to left-center field. May 28, 2014

Rodgers Helps New York Rally Past Seattle

Sugar Rodgers scored a career-high 15 points, including seven in the final 3 minutes, to lead the New York Liberty to a 70-64 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.The Liberty trailed 62-54 with 2:55 left and had scored just one basket over the previous 13 minutes when Rodgers came to life. Her 3-pointer made it a five-point game. After Sue Bird answered with a jumper, New York scored the final 11 points of the game, including five by Rodgers. Her 3-pointer with 1:06 left tied it at 64.Cappie Pondexter then hit a jumper with 24.9 seconds left to give New York a lead. After Bird missed a pullup on the other end, Plenette Pierson hit two free throws to secure the win for New York (2-2).Bird led Seattle (1-4) with 21 points, including 17 in the first half. Crystal Langhorne added 13 points and 15 rebounds.May 28, 2014

Young, Cano Lead Seattle Past Angels 5-1

mariners logo NewChris Young pitched shutout ball until Albert Pujols homered in the seventh inning, Robinson Cano had three hits and two RBIs to raise his average to .332, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Angels 5-1 on Monday.

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