The NFL fined the Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll heavily for violating noncontact rules in the offseason. That’s just part of the byproduct of Seattle’s aggressive attitude, rather than the NFL looking to stick it to their reigning champions.
Dae-Eun Rhee pitched 61/3 scoreless innings and Blake Parker went the last 12/3 innings for his 24th save as the Iowa Cubs beat the Tacoma Rainiers 3-2 Wednesday night in a Pacific Coast League game at Cheney Stadium.
Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon’s walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.
One bit of roster housekeeping to pass along as three players --- defensive lineman Micbael Brooks, receiver David Gilreath and linebacker Horace Miller --- have all cleared waivers and reverted to Seattle's Injured Reserve list.
Doc Rivers, coach and president of basketball operations, is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. New owner Steve Ballmer reportedly gave him a new contract worth at least $50 million.