Seahawks, QB Geno Smith Reach Agreement on 3-year Deal
The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with quarterback Geno Smith on a three-year contract that keeps the AP comeback player of the year in the Pacific Northwest.
Lillard’s Triple-double Helps Blazers Beat Pistons 110-104
Damian Lillard had 31 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, securing his second triple-double of the season as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Detroit Pistons 110-104.
No. 9 Gonzaga Pulls Away Late to Beat USF in WCC Semifinals
Anton Watson scored 20 points and Drew Timme had 17 to help No. 9 Gonzaga beat pesky San Francisco 84-73 and advance to yet another West Coast Conference championship game.
Gourde’s OT Goal Lifts Kraken to 3-2 Win Over Avalanche
Yanni Gourde scored 1:24 into overtime, and the Seattle Kraken rallied to beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2. Brandon Tanev and Alexander Wennberg also scored for Seattle.
Washington State tops No. 19 UCLA 65-61 for Pac-12 Title
Charlisse Leger-Walker scored 23 points and Bella Murekatete added 21 to help Washington State earn a trip to the NCAA Tournament by beating No. 19 UCLA 65-61 in the Pac-12 Championship.
Broncos get Payton as Coach in Deal with Saints
A person with knowledge of the pact tells The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos have agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Saints to hire Sean Payton as their head coach.
Diego Castillo, Mariners Argue Case in Salary Arbitration
Diego Castillo and the Seattle Mariners have gone to salary arbitration, with the relief pitcher asking for $3,225,000 and the team offering $2.95 million.
Tom Brady Retires, Insisting This Time it’s for Good
Tom Brady, the most successful quarterback in NFL history by winning seven Super Bowls, three NFL MVP awards, first-team All-Pro three times and selected to the Pro Bowl 15 times. Has announced he is retiring.
Wennberg Scores Against Former Team, Kraken top Blue Jackets
Alex Wennberg scored midway through the second period against his former team to help the Seattle Kraken beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1.
Hurts, Eagles Soar into Super Bowl, Rout 49ers for NFC Title
The Eagles are soaring into the Super Bowl, after forcing both of San Francisco’s quarterbacks out of the game with injuries and beating the 49ers 31-7 in the NFC championship game.