Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree scored 24 points each and the Phoenix Mercury, playing without star center Brittney Griner because of an eye injury, beat the Chicago Sky 87-82 to complete a three-game sweep of the WNBA Finals for their third championship.
A dominating blocking performance from the front row, coupled with another strong offensive showing was enough to propel No. 5 Washington to a 25-15, 25-14, 25-18 win over UC Davis on Friday afternoon in The Invitational at Seattle at Alaska Airlines Arena. The Huskies (9-0) were just as dominant in
NFL power rankings by the national media and major newspapers and websites are out for Week 2. The Seahawks are, not surprisingly, riding high. I found only one list - CBSSports.com - that had Seahawks anywhere but No. 1. That website had Denver No. 1, and Seattle No. 2.
Greetings from Safeco Field. It's a pretty nice day here in Seattle. It's the start of a big three-game series vs. the A's. James Paxton (5-2, 1.87 ERA) gets the start for Seattle, while Oakland will go with right-hander Jason Hammel (2-5, 4.70 ERA).