The Courtship Of Chambers Bay At US Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) - The courtship of Chambers Bay is underway for a U.S. Open unlike any other. Some of the flags on the greens might as well be there for decoration. Robert Streb was playing to the fourth green when he consulted with his caddie and realized his best line was the third USGA logo from the left on a large grandstand.

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Storm Beat Sparks 60-54

seatte stormLOS ANGELES (AP) - Abby Bishop scored 13 of her career-high 18 points in the second half and the Seattle Storm rallied to beat the Los Angeles Sparks 60-54 on Sunday.

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Astros Over Mariners 13-0

HOUSTON (AP) - Rookie Lance McCullers and four relievers combined for a two-hitter and Evan Gattis tied a career high with four hits, helping the Houston Astros cruise to a 13-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. McCullers (3-1) struck out four and didn't allow a hit through five, but he needed 90 pitches to get through those innings because of four walks. He was replaced by Tony Sipp for the sixth inning and Austin Jackson doubled with one out in the inning. Joe Thatcher allowed one hit in the seventh, Will Harris threw a perfect eighth and Josh Fields completed the shutout. Colby Rasmus had three RBIs as the Astros built a 10-0 lead by the fourth inning on a day where all but one player in the starting lineup had a hit. Seattle starter Roenis Elias (3-4) was roughed up for seven hits and a career-high eight runs in 3 1-3 innings in his shortest start of the season.

Mariners Over Astros 8-1

marinerslogo7HOUSTON (AP) - Logan Morrison homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs to help the Seattle Mariners cruise to an 8-1 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday.

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Sounders Beat FC Dallas 3-0

SEATTLE (AP) - Lamar Neagle, Obafemi Martins and Leo Gonzalez scored in the second half, and the Seattle Sounders beat FC Dallas 3-0 on Saturday night to move back atop the MLS standings. Late in the 55th minute, Neagle took a pass from Brad Evans, went to the left side of the penalty area and drilled a 20-yard shot into the far right corner past goalkeeper Dan Kennedy for his third goal of the year. Martins, who entered in the 61st minute and wore a facemask to protect his surgically repaired broken nose, made it 2-0 midway through the 73rd minute. Gonzalez scored in second-half stoppage time for his first of the season. The Sounders moved one point in front of D.C. United atop the table. Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei earned his league-leading eighth shutout. June 13, 2015