Washington State Hires Kent As New Hoops Coach

SEATTLE (AP) - Washington State has hired Ernie Kent as its new men's basketball coach, giving him another shot at leading a Pac-12 Conference program four years after he was let go by Oregon. The Cougars made the announcement on Monday afternoon, after the sides agreed to a five-year contract. Athletic director Bill Moos had said on his radio show earlier in the day that he hoped to have his coaching search wrapped up soon. Kent is expected to be introduced at a news conference Wednesday. Kent replaces Ken Bone, who was fired on March 18. Kent was the coach at Oregon from 1997 to 2010. He took the Ducks to five NCAA tournaments, including two trips to the Elite Eight, and was hired by Moos when he was the Oregon athletic director in 1997.

April 1, 2014

MLB Uses Expanded Replay 1st Time, Call Confirmed

mlbPITTSBURGH (AP) - Major League Baseball has used expanded replay for the first time, and the umpire's call was confirmed in a game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates.


Opening Day: Mariners vs. Angels

mariners3312014They're choosing different ways to go about doing it, but make no mistake: The Mariners and Angels are looking to take last year's American League West standings and turn them upside down.


Sports Stories - March 28

sports5 Dempsey Disappointed...Young Signed...Adams Signed...Here's the latest from the AP's sports desk


Lewis Goes 5 Shutout Innings, Rangers Top Mariners

marinersSSURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Colby Lewis threw five scoreless innings for the Texas Rangers in a 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. Lewis gave up five hits, struck out three and walked one. Lewis, the 2012 Rangers' opening day starter, is coming back from hip and elbow surgery.