In sports briefs from Tuesday, Gonzaga's game vs. Pepperdine on Thursday is now at 6 p.m., the NBA and its players put more COVID-19 safety measures in place after five postponed games, and No. 7 Michigan remains undefeated with a rout of No. 9 Wisconsin.
Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rebounded from a first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Hawks 112-106.
Corey Kispert had 17 points and five rebounds and No. 1 Gonzaga overcame a slow start with a surge to end the first half, pulling away late to beat rival Saint Mary’s 73-59 for its 18th straight victory spanning the past two seasons.
LOS ANGELES — Tahj Eaddy scored 14 of his season-high 21 points in the first half and Southern California defeated Washington State 85-77 on Saturday night for the Trojans’ sixth straight victory.
Ethan Thompson scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and assisted on a dunk by Warith Alatishe with 4.1 seconds left to help Oregon State beat Arizona State 80-79.
Kessler Edwards had 21 points as Pepperdine defeated Portland 80-65.
Jules Bernard had 20 points and nine rebounds, and first-place UCLA survived a scare from last-place Washington to win 81-76 for its sixth straight victory.
Tre’Shon Smoots registered 14 points as Northern Colorado beat Idaho 75-61.
Ten years later, a 67-yard run spanning 15 seconds continues to send shock waves through Seattle.
Fardaws Aimaq had 29 points plus 14 rebounds while Trey Woodbury chipped in 20 and made the game-winning 3-pointer with five seconds left in overtime as Utah Valley edged past Seattle 93-92 in overtime.
Jordan Sanders had a season-high 24 points, Endyia Rogers scored nine of her 16 points in overtime, and Southern California beat No. 25 Washington State 81-77.
Another three NBA games were postponed Friday, including one in Minnesota only a couple hours before game time, as the league’s struggle with increasing coronavirus numbers continued.
Collegiate athletic trainers are used to being the calm amid chaos.
If Eastern Washington kicked off any rust during its 75-63 dispatching of Southern Utah on Thursday, it wasn’t much.
I'm sure many people were parsing quarterback Russell Wilson's words and reading his body language Thursday, searching for signs of discontent in the wake of the jarring end to the Seahawks' season, Pete Carroll's stated desire to run the ball more often and the subsequent firing of offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer.
Chris Jackson, a former Michigan State cornerback who just finished his redshirt sophomore season with the Spartans, announced his commitment to WSU on Thursday afternoon.
Domantas Sabonis had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and Indiana held Portland's dynamic backcourt duo in check for a 111-87 victory Thursday night.
During the almost hourlong Zoom session on Thursday, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson said he did not push for the Seahawks to fire offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, a move they announced Tuesday.
Corey Kispert had 23 points and eight rebounds as undefeated Gonzaga stormed back in the second half to beat Pepperdine 95-70 on Thursday for its 17th consecutive victory over the last two seasons.
Isaiah Mobley scored a career-high 18 points, Evan Mobley added 17 points and Southern California routed Washington 95-68 on Thursday night.
Johnny Juzang scored a career-high 17 points and UCLA rolled to a 91-61 victory over Washington State on Thursday, extending its overall winning streak to five and its home-court victory streak to 14.
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka was among the earliest arrivals in Melbourne on one of the 15 charter flights bringing players and officials into the city for the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year.
Bonding between veterans and youngsters has been a time-honored tradition in hockey.
Andy Reid has been here before, with a young franchise quarterback on a team contending for the Super Bowl year after year.
Aside from winning the final Super Bowl before the merger in 1970, the Kansas City Chiefs’ biggest claim to fame for over half a century was team founder Lamar Hunt coining the phrase Super Bowl.
The New Orleans Saints' 21-9 victory over the Chicago Bears was the most-watched game of wild card weekend, averaging 30.65 million viewers. In an age when even debates about favorite foods draw debate, the 2 billion impressions on social media was overwhelmingly positive. Nickelodeon was Twitter's No. 1 trending topic during the game, and #NickWildCard and Spongebob were in the top 10.
You could see the frustration after that Week 10 loss to the Rams. The coach who despised turnovers, the coach who coveted the run had seen enough. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had tossed two more interceptions that game, making it seven over his past four.
Damian Lillard scored eight of his season-high 40 points in the final four minutes, and the Portland Trail Blazers tied a franchise record with 23 3-pointers to beat the Sacramento Kings 132-126 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.
It's been a rough season for Top 25 teams to challenge themselves with key nonconference games.
Ex-Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon has signed a futures contract with the reigning NFL champion Kansas City Chiefs, where he'll have an opportunity to learn under the tutelage of former NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes and two-time Super Bowl champion coach Andy Reid. ESPN's Field Yates first reported the news.
Just over a week after a report said the Detroit Lions and possibly other teams might pursue general manager John Schneider, the Seahawks on Tuesday announced a five-year contract extension that will keep him in Seattle through the 2027 NFL draft.
The NHL draft was held in October, training camps opened in late December and the league is preparing to embark on a 56-game shortened season with four realigned divisions — all a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Even in a league where scoring was at an all-time high, with more touchdowns than ever, defense becomes a priceless commodity in the NFL postseason. Ask the quarterbacks who were victimized by it, including a Super Bowl winner, the Seahawks' Russell Wilson.
The NHL played outdoors in the shadow of the Green Monster at Fenway Park, on consecutive days at Dodger Stadium and Yankee Stadium, and at Chicago's Soldier Field. This year's outdoor games will be in a unique, picturesque setting: along the shores of Lake Tahoe.
The Seattle Seahawks fired offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer on Tuesday following a season in which the team set several offensive records but coach Pete Carroll had clear issues with how the offense operated.
Nick Saban wasn't ready to contemplate his legacy moments after capturing a record seventh national championship “because you're always looking forward.” It was time to start chasing No. 8, after all.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Monday, as he talked to the media in his season-ending news conference via Zoom, was asked about some of Seattle's 24 pending unrestricted free agents, Carroll said he hoped nearly all of them will be back.
What role did offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer play in the Seahawks' first-round ouster? Should fingers point his way, too?
Kamie Ethridge was surprised to hear that Washington State had never been ranked before. Now the Cougars coach can add that to the team's list of accomplishments: They entered The Associated Press women's college basketball poll at No. 25 on Monday.
Gonzaga and Baylor were the top two teams in The Associated Press preseason men’s college basketball poll. After eight weeks of twists and turns, that hasn't changed.
The Seahawks' stunning home playoff loss Saturday to the Rams added more flame to the debate about what happened to Seattle's offense in the second half of the season.
Gage Gubrud is the latest former Eastern Washington quarterback to sign a Canadian Football League contract.