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Eagles sign WR Jeffery

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles and free agent receiver Alshon Jeffery agreed to a one-year deal, the club announced Thursday.
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Winter 2017 collegians: How they fared

Compiled are the statistics for players who attended high school in North Central Washington and who have advanced to the collegiate ranks in a winter sport (girls basketball, boys basketball, swimming, or wrestling) as of March 8, 2017. If you know of a local athlete that is participating in a winter sport at a four-year university or junior college that is not listed below, email his/her information to sports@wenatcheeworld.com.
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Gonzaga’s WCC reign continues

LAS VEGAS — Nigel Williams-Goss, the definition of cool and calm, finally shot the arrow Tuesday night.

WSU blows big halftime lead, falls to Colorado

LAS VEGAS — Colorado guard Derrick White scored 26 points and fueled a second-half run as the Buffaloes overcame a 19-point deficit to beat Washington State 73-63 in a Pac-12 tournament first-round game at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday night.

Taylor to return to Buffalo on restructured deal

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills have agreed on a restructured contract with quarterback Tyrod Taylor, ending speculation that he wouldn’t be with the team this coming season.

Marshall switches colors, signs on with Giants

NEW YORK — Former New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall and the New York Giants have reached an agreement on a two-year deal worth $12 million. The Jets granted Marshall’s wish and released the wide receiver, saving $7.5 million against their salary cap.

Wild fall 7-4 to Spruce Kings in potential series clincher

PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia — The Wenatchee Wild will have to wait before officially clinching their spot in the British Columbia Hockey League’s Mainland Division finals. After opening up a 3-0 series lead over the Prince George Spruce Kings on Tuesday, the Wild never got going Wednesday, falling behind 3-0 early en route to a 7-4 loss at Rolling Mix Concrete Arena.
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Gonzaga makes hard work of WCC semi win over Santa Clara

LAS VEGAS — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and Przemek Karnowski added 19 points and seven rebounds in No. 4 Gonzaga's 77-68 win over Santa Clara in a West Coast Conference tournament semifinal game Monday night.
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Fultz was great, so why did UW struggle so mightily?

As Markelle Fultz nears the end to perhaps the most brilliant and perplexing season in Washington men’s basketball history, it’s important to remember the conditions that created the unlikely reunion between the Upper Marlboro, Md., native and the Huskies.

Trojans football coach Ward stepping down

MANSON — Manson High School head football coach Scott Ward has decided to step down, according to a school press release issued Monday. In his six-season stint as coach, Ward led the Trojans to a Central Washington 2B League championship and helped Manson qualify for the district postseason in each of the past two seasons. Manson’s search for a new coach will begin immediately.

Bogut breaks leg in Cavs debut, season likely over

CLEVELAND — Australian center Andrew Bogut suffered a fractured left tibia just 58 seconds into his Cleveland Cavaliers debut on Monday, with the team reporting that he could be out for the rest of the season.

Judge lets lawsuit against Baylor proceed

WACO, Texas — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit against Baylor University involving 10 women — including one who alleged she was raped by a football player — can proceed in court, allowing attorneys to start requesting records from Baylor and conducting interviews.