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Sounders grab Shipp from Montreal for cash

SEATTLE — The Sounders have acquired midfielder Harry Shipp from the Montreal Impact in exchange for general allocation money, the club announced Thursday afternoon. Per team and league policy, exact terms — i.e., precisely how much money Seattle is sending to Quebec for Shipp’s services — were not disclosed.

Sherman thrives on edge, but went too far this time

Richard Sherman had a chance to put his sideline outburst against the Rams far in the distance. In fact, Pete Carroll had dropped a couple of hints Friday, after meeting with the cornerback, that Sherman was ready to backpedal a bit the next time he met the media.

Ex-Cards WR Floyd’s blood alcohol registered .217

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Former Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd, claimed by the New England Patriots off waivers this week, had a blood-alcohol level of.217 when he was arrested on Dec. 12, the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Police Department said Wednesday.

Allen trips foe as Duke jolts Elon

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Luke Kennard scored 21 points as No. 5 Duke overcame Elon for a 72-61 victory Wednesday night at the Greensboro Coliseum in a game marked by another tripping incidence involving Blue Devils guard Grayson Allen.

Giants hit with heavy fines for walkie-talkie usage

NEW YORK — The NFL fined the New York Giants $150,000 and coach Ben McAdoo $50,000 for the illegal use of walkie-talkies during their Week 14 10-7 victory over the Dallas Cowboys, the league announced Tuesday.

Bradley fired after loss

PONTE VERDE BEACH, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars named Doug Marrone as their interim head coach Monday, less than 24 hours after firing Gus Bradley with two games left in the season.

Pumphrey sets rushing mark in SD’s bowl romp

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Donnel Pumphrey broke the NCAA’s career rushing mark and freshman cornerback Ron Smith returned an interception 54 yards for a touchdown Saturday to lead San Diego State to a 34-10 victory over Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl.

Elite women’s soccer comes to Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — NCW Alliance FC is an Elite Amature Women’s Football Club (Soccer) based in Wenatchee, Wash. The club also provides playing/ training opportunities to local youth clubs. NCW Alliance FC will join the Northwest Premier League starting in 2017. The 10-team league debuted this year.

WVC women’s basketball team to host crossover tournament starting today

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College will host a women’s basketball tournament at Smith Gym Friday-Sunday. Tacoma Community College (7-1), Clark Community College (2-4) and Edmonds Community College (0-6) will descend on the Wenatchee Valley for the tournament. WVC (2-5) plays Edmonds at 7 p.m. today, against Clark at 4 p.m. on Saturday and against Tacoma at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Sager dead at 65

ATLANTA — Longtime Turner Sports broadcaster Craig Sager has died at the age of 65, the network confirmed in a statement. Known for his colorful and distinctive suits during his more than 40-year career, the legendary sideline reporter battled acute myeloid leukemia since he was first diagnosed in 2014.

Ravens release Hester after MNF blunder

OWINGS MILL, Md. — The Baltimore Ravens released kick returner Devin Hester on Thursday, perhaps ending the career of one of the best returners in NFL history.

Sounders parade injures police officer

SEATTLE — Police say a trolley bus involved in the parade celebrating the Seattle Sounders' MLS Cup victory has struck and injured a bicycle officer.