Blake Griffin is out indefinitely with a staph infection in his right elbow, leaving the Los Angeles Clippers without their All-Star forward as they fight for playoff positioning. The Clippers lost 131-108 at Oklahoma City on Sunday.
The Oakland Athletics, who went on a trading binge in the offseason, were in dire need of a meet-and-greet session. “It was the marketing department’s idea to make all these trades because we would sell more shirt jerseys,” said a joking general manager Billy Beane at FanFest.
Vernon Adams Jr. confirms in a text that Washington did not pursue him as he attempts to decide between returning to Eastern Washington or playing for Oregon. Texas and UCLA are also reportedly in the mix.
The state Attorney General’s Office on Friday charged former Seahawk Sam Adams and his chief financial officer with multiple counts of wage theft and tax evasion in connection with two fitness clubs Adams owned in Seattle and Tacoma.