Friday, March 7, 2014
Sounders FC coach Sigi Schmid decided after a frustrating 2013 season that he would focus more on team discipline and spending more time talking with his players this year.
Huskies can’t stop Jordan Adams, lose to UCLA
The Washington men’s basketball team never found a defensive answer against Adams as UCLA beat Washington 91-82 Thursday night in front of 6,894 at Alaska Airlines Arena that stopped the momentum the Huskies had heading into next week’s Pac-12 tournament.
With greater perspective, Corey Hart attempts comeback with Mariners
Mariners’ projected cleanup hitter Corey Hart hopes he can return to form after missing the 2013 season and having microfracture surgery on both knees.
Huskies exit early with loss to Utah
The Utes entered the Pac-12 women’s tournament open-round game having lost eight of its final nine games compared to the Huskies’ splashy win against No. 18 California on the road to end the regular season. But Rodriguez, with a shiner on her right eye, had enough sight to send passes in
Seahawks’ Michael Bennett will weigh free-agent offers
The Seahawks had hoped to reach a deal with free-agent defensive lineman Michael Bennett before the NFL signing period begins Tuesday. But Bennett will not sign with Seattle before looking at other offers.
Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson ran some plays with the Huskies offense on Thursday as a running back. “I think we gotta try to get our playmakers the ball,” said linebackers coach Bob Gregory.
Cougars men go cold in 2nd half, lose to Trojans
Byron Wesley scored 20 second half points — ending the night with 31 — as USC beat Washington State 79-68 on Thursday to end a 10-game losing streak.
Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry
Hit the ground running? Not her
Pregame celebrations becoming an event
The traditional tunnel is still made for the starters to run through. But these days, there’s a designated stop at the end. There, the player greets a teammate with a series of gestures that varies from mimicking primping in a mirror to spinning chest bumps.
WSU races to record-setting win over Oregon in Pac-12 women’s tournament
Washington State beat Oregon 107-100 Thursday in the first round of the Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament at KeyArena. The Cougars set a record for most points scored in a Pac-12 tournament game.
10-second rule withdrawn by NCAA rules committee
Round 1 in the fight over pace of play in college football goes to those who have the need for speed.
Bellevue and Rainier Beach reach 3A state semifinals | Boys basketball
Bellevue beats Stanwood, 61-43, and Rainier Beach beats Shadle Park, 74-46.
Broncos release cornerback Champ Bailey to save salary-cap space
Cleveland beats Lincoln, 65-26, in 3A state tournament | Girls basketball
Top-ranked Cleveland knocks off Lincoln and will face Bellevue in the state semifinals.
Fernando Rodney ‘OK’ in spring debut with Mariners
Fernando Rodney, the Mariners’ new closer, pitched an inning Thursday, his first Cactus League appearance. He allowed a run and two hits and said he felt “great.”
Five key games for Sounders
Sounders FC opens the MLS season Saturday at CenturyLink Field against defending champion Sporting Kansas City.
Five key questions facing the Sounders
Sounders open the season with a revamped roster.
In the WCC, it’s still a long haul to catch Gonzaga
The Gonzaga men are the class of the West Coast Conference and it doesn’t look like that will be changing any time soon. It would be good for the Zags if the conference were stronger but the fact is, there’s really no better place to go.
Issaquah knocks off Jackson, 56-44 in 4A state tournament | Boys basketball
Issaquah advances to face Garfield in the 4A state semifinals. Beamer also moves on after knocking off Gonzaga Prep.
Issaquah, Garfield working to ensure safe environment after racially-charged social media messages
Issaquah and Garfield have been working together to ensure a safe environment when the schools face each other in Friday’s Class 4A boys semifinal basketball game. The extra effort comes after racially-charged messages appeared on social media following the schools’ matchup on Feb. 21.
Joshua Mayers’ MLS power rankings
Joshua Mayers ranks the MLS teams.
Lake Washington beats Clarkston, 52-48, in 2A state tournament | Boys basketball
Lynnwood beats Kentwood, 71-44, in 4A state tournament | Girls basketball
Meet the Sounders
A look at each player on Sounders FC’s roster.
Missouri-Kansas City subdues Seattle U men
Frank Williams scored 16 points Thursday night and Martez Harrison added 14 as Missouri-Kansas City beat Seattle University 82-73.
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