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Seahawks make tweaks at linebacker

The Seahawks on Monday waived as injured linebacker Christian French, an undrafted rookie free agent from Oregon, and replaced him on the 90-man roster with veteran free agent Khairi Fortt.

Storm smothered by Sparks in Stewart’s debut

LOS ANGELES — Breanna Stewart’s individual excellence proved insufficient to compensate for the Storm’s collective inadequacy as the team began its 17th season Sunday.

Rangers top Blue Jays after benches clear

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ian Desmond’s three-run homer sparked a four-run seventh inning for Texas in a win over Toronto on Sunday that was marred by a benches-clearing brawl in the eighth inning.

Pacers promote McMillan to head coach

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers named Nate McMillan head coach on Monday, promoting their associate head coach to the lead role following the firing of Frank Vogel.

Lincecum close to deal with Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum reportedly is close to a deal with the Los Angeles Angels, according to multiple reports.

Rams’ defense shuts down Renton

WENATCHEE — As the old adage goes, defense wins championships. If the way the Wenatchee Valley Rams’ defense has started the 2016 season continues, the Rams will have every chance to take home a second-straight national championship trophy.

Barcelona wins La Liga

GRANADA, Spain — Barcelona clinched their 24th Primera Division title as top scorer Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick to inspire them to a 3-0 win at Granada.

Capitals fall to South Sound

Despite a good showing overall, Wenatchee FC conceded three goals in a 30-minute span in the first half to host South Sound on Saturday in a 3-0 loss at Harry Lang Stadium in Lakewood.

Thunder eliminate Spurs

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The Thunder eliminated the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday night, sending them to play Golden State.

Day shoots record-tying 63 to move two ahead

PONTA VIDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jason Day lived up to his status as the world’s number one golfer as he charged into a two-shot lead with a record-tying nine-under-par 63 in Thursday’s opening round of the Players Championship at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Taking advantage of a receptive layout at the TPC Sawgrass with very little rough and barely a breath of wind early on a sun-drenched day ripe for low scoring, the long-hitting Australian piled up nine birdies in a bogey-free display.

Curry scores 29 as Warriors beat Blazers

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry bombed in a 3-pointer with 24.9 seconds remaining on Wednesday as the Golden State Warriors held off the Portland Trail Blazers 125-121 to seal the Western Conference semi-final playoff series four games to one. The Warriors, who advanced to the Western finals for the second year in a row, await the winner of the Oklahoma City Thunder-San Antonio Spurs semi-final.

Iannetta’s 11th-inning homer caps Mariners’ sweep

SEATTLE — Chris Iannetta completed a four-hour game, and a Mariners sweep, with a leadoff home run in the bottom of the 11th inning as Seattle beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 Wednesday afternoon.