Halliday Says He Broke Leg, Not Ankle

Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday says he broke his leg against Southern California, not his ankle as was widely reported. Halliday, the nation's passing leader, said Thursday that he broke his tibia and fibula when a USC player fell on his leg early in the Nov. 1 game. He says the break was closer to his ankle than his knee. Coach Mike Leach had told the media that Halliday's ankle was broken. Halliday says doctors predict he will be running in three months and should be fully recovered in about five months. He plans to try out for the National Football League, which has long been his dream. Freshman Luke Falk has filled in for Halliday, and will lead the Cougars in this Saturday's game at No. 13 Arizona State. SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – November 21, 2014

Seattle Claims Olmos Off Waivers From Miami

The Seattle Mariners claimed left-hander Edgar Olmos off waivers from Miami on Thursday and added three others to their 40-man roster. The Mariners selected right-hander Mayckol Guaipe, catcher John Hicks, and infielder Ketel Marte for their major league roster. The Mariners also acquired right-hander Sam Gaviglio from St. Louis in exchange for minor league infielder Ty Kelly. Gaviglio pitched for Double-A Springfield this past season. Olmos, 24, pitched at Double- and Triple-A this year. He appeared in five games for Miami late in the 2013 season. Guaipe, 24, spent the 2014 season at Double-A Jackson and made 40 relief appearances. Hicks, 25, split last season between Jackson and Triple-A Tacoma, hitting .290 with five homers and 47 RBIs in 81 games. Marte, 21, was a Southern League All-Star after hitting .302 at Jackson before a late promotion to Tacoma. Marte was third among all Seattle minor leaguers in batting average and hits. SEATTLE (AP) – November 21, 2014

Gonzaga Routs Saint Joseph's

basketball genericGary Bell Jr. scored 18 points as No. 13 Gonzaga routed outmatched Saint Joseph's 94-42 on Wednesday night as part of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Josh Perkins added 13 points and Byron Wesley 12 for Gonzaga (3-0), which has yet to surrender more than 58 points in a game this season. Domantas Sabonis added 10 points and 11 rebounds. Aaron Brown scored 14 points for cold-shooting Saint Joseph's (1-2),

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Umipig, Flora Lead Seattle Past Omaha 98-74

Isiah Umipig scored 24 points with six assists, Jarell Flora added 22 points and eight rebounds and Seattle cruised to a 98-74 win over Omaha on Wednesday night. Umipig made 7 of 15 field goals, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range, and Flora hit 8 of 14 from the floor as Seattle (1-1) shot 53.7 percent overall and 57.9 percent (11 of 19) from behind the arc. Jack Crook had 13 points and 12 rebounds, Shore Adenekan scored 12 and William Powell added nine points and 11 rebounds in the win. Omaha took a 12-10 lead but Seattle ripped off 12 straight points before closing the half with an 18-6 run to take a 53-29 lead into halftime. The Redhawks led by as many as 30. CJ Carter paced Omaha (1-1) with 17 points while Thurman and Rylan Murry scored 10 apiece. Thurman grabbed eight rebounds. SEATTLE (AP) – November 20, 2014

Eastern Washington Shoots Past Walla Walla 95-34

Frederik Jorg scored 18 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had five blocks, and Eastern Washington set a school record for shooting Wednesday night in a 95-34 win over NAIA Walla Walla. Tyler Harvey did not miss a shot for the Eagles (3-0), going 6 of 6, including 4 3-pointers, all in the first half when the lead was 53-19. Venky Jois, who had seven assists, made all seven of his shots and 3 of 5 free throws for 17 points. Jorg was 7 of 8 and Felix Von Hofe went 5 of 8 with four 3-pointers, for 14 points. Reserves Bogdan Bliznyuk and Garrett Moon combined for 8-of-11 shooting and 19 points. In all, the Eagles were 37 of 51 for 72.5 percent. Their previous best was 67.7 against Pacific on Dec. 19, 1974. Tyreek Luckett led the Wolves (0-7) with 11 points. Eastern Washington had a 37-12 rebounding advantage. CHENEY, Wash. (AP) –November 20, 2014