Storm Past Mercury, 80-65

seatte stormTina Thompson had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead the Seattle Storm past the Phoenix Mercury 80-65 on Tuesday night. Tanisha Wright also scored 19 points and Shekinna Stricklen added 13 to help the Storm (9-11) win for the third time in three meetings with the Mercury this season. Candice Dupree led Phoenix (10-11) with 18 points and eight rebounds.

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Seahawks D-Line Ready

seahawksOn a team that counts continuity among its greatest strengths, the Seattle Seahawks are hoping that change can be a good thing for the defensive line. Veterans Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and Tony McDaniel were brought in to add depth and their value could become even greater while Bruce Irvin serves a four-game suspension and Chris Clemons recovers from knee surgery that has his status for the season opener in doubt.

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We Need Some Heroes –

MLBlogoIn an unprecedented move, Major League Baseball has handed out stiff penalties to 13 players for their connection in the Biogenesis Performance Enhancing Drugs scandal. Most of the penalties were 50 game suspensions, but Ryan Braun and Alex Rodriguez received the stiffest penalties –

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Regional Sports Aug 6

sports3DeRosa's Pinch-Hit Single Lifts Jays Over Mariners
Mark DeRosa's pinch-hit, two-run single in the eighth inning gave the Toronto Blue Jays and R.A. Dickey a 3-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night. Dickey (9-11) went 7 2-3 innings, allowing one run on eight hits. The knuckleballer struck out five and walked two to earn his first win since July 1.

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Blanco HR Carries Mariners Past Orioles 3-2

marinersSSeldom-used Henry Blanco hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning off Wei-Yin Chen, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Sunday behind left-hander Joe Saunders.

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