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Seahawks try out three running backs

While Pete Carroll seemed to indicate after Sunday’s game that the team thought Thomas Rawls wouldn’t be out long, if at all, after being kicked in the shin, Pro Football Talk reported Tuesday night the Seahawks brought in three running backs for tryouts Tuesday, apparently looking to add depth in case it is needed.

Baldwin makes statement on race relations in U.S.

RENTON — Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin’s time with reporters Thursday began with a statement on race, law enforcement and social activism, reflections that follow the latest police-involved shootings of black men in the United States.

Martin out three weeks

TAMPA, Fla. — RB Doug Martin of the Buccaneers is expected to miss three weeks with a hamstring injury, according to reports. Martin exited Sunday's 40-7 loss against the Arizona Cardinals in the second quarter and did not return. He had seven carries for 23 yards.

Orioles OF Jones calls small crowds ‘eerie’

BALTIMORE — Center fielder Adam Jones held his tongue as he watched Orioles attendance dwindle over the past 16 months, but he said Wednesday that it’s a sad situation and he’s not sure exactly how to explain it.

Kaepernick talks about death threats

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick admitted this week to getting death threats over his perceived lack of respect for the National Anthem.

Storm knocked out of playoffs in first round

ATLANTA — Angel McCoughtry scored 37 points on 14-of-21 shooting from the floor to help rally the Atlanta Dream to a 94-85 victory over the Seattle Storm on Wednesday night in a first-round WNBA playoff elimination game at McCamish Pavilion.

Cano’s sacrifice fly helps Mariners salvage 12-inning victory

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners were fighting to stay close in the playoff race and the Toronto Blue Jays were looking to extend a slim lead in their place atop the wild-card standings. In the end, the Blue Jays simply ran out of gas in a war of attrition on Wednesday afternoon.

Puig, Bumgarner conflict starts brawl

LOS ANGELES — The benches emptied Monday night in another epic battle between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers and team aces Madison Bumgarner and Clayton Kershaw.

Philly police officers sue McCoy

PHILADELPHIA — Two off-duty Philadelphia police officers injured in a February bar fight involving Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy filed a lawsuit Tuesday morning against the former NFL rushing leader in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Cutler sprains thumb

CHICAGO — Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has a sprained thumb on his throwing hand but is not expected to need surgery, coach John Fox said Tuesday.

Peterson has torn meniscus

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee during Sunday’s 17-14 victory over the Green Bay Packers, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said Monday.