UCLA And Gonzaga Prepare For Rematch In Sweet 16

basketball genericUCLA lost just once at home this season and it was Gonzaga that dished out that defeat. To say that 87-74 loss in December is serving as extra motivation for the Bruins (21-13) as they prepare for a rematch against the second-seeded Bulldogs (34-2) in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday might be an understatement.

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Mariners 3-2 Win Over Cubs

mariners whiteThe Mariners got early run support and a stellar start from right-hander Taijuan Walker en route to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs in Cactus League play on Wednesday night in front of 11,224 fans at Peoria Stadium. The Mariners evened their Cactus League record at 10-10-2.

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Seahawks Add Three Assistant Coaches

hawks12The Seattle Seahawks have named Dwaine Board assistant defensive line coach, Chris Cash assistant secondary/cornerbacks coach and Andre Curtis assistant secondary/safeties coach, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.

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Pumas Sign Earthquakes Draft Pick

pumas032615Pumas continued to add to their already talented roster by signing 6’4” 205lb forward Chimdum Mez. Mez, who was born and raised in Sacramento, California, developed an interest in the game of soccer from an early age. However, his elite athletic ability made him a prime target for coaches of all sports, not just soccer.

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March 26 – Sports Briefs

 sports5Blazers Use 10-Point Comeback To Beat Jazz 92-89
Damian Lillard had 23 points and 12 assists and the Portland Trail Blazers used a 10-point fourth-quarter comeback to beat the Utah Jazz 92-89 on Wednesday night. Lillard helped Portland snap a five-game losing streak, scoring 13 fourth-quarter points. LaMarcus Aldridge added 19 points and nine rebounds. Portland ate away at the 10-point deficit with Lillard attacking the basket, including a transition layup and a free throw for an 87-86 lead.

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