NW Sports from the AP

Date: 11/26/2012 05:55 AM

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press


MIAMI (AP) – Dan Carpenter kicked a 43-yard field goal on the final play yesterday, and the Miami Dolphins scored 17 points in the last 8:08 to rally past the Seattle Seahawks 24-21. Rookie Ryan Tannehill drove Miami 65 yards in the final 92 seconds to set up the winning kick. He finished 18 for 26 for 253 yards and a score. Leon Washington returned a kickoff for a touchdown for the eighth time to tie the NFL career record and put Seattle ahead with eight minutes left. Miami answered with an 80-yard drive capped by Tannehill’s 29-yard scoring pass to Charles Clay, making it 21-all. Seattle lost for the fifth time in six road games.

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks say they “are aware” of a report that cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner are facing four-game suspensions for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. The Seahawks released a short statement late yesterday after arriving back in Seattle following their 24-21 loss in Miami. ESPN.com first reported yesterday afternoon, citing unnamed sources, that Seattle’s starting cornerbacks had tested positive and were planning to appeal the suspensions.

NEW YORK (AP) – Joe Johnson scored 21 points, Brook Lopez had 15 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 98-85 yesterday. Brooklyn has won five straight games at Barclays Center. The 6-1 beginning on its new home court is the Nets’ best start since the 2002-03 season when they won 18 of their first 19 at home. Wesley Matthews scored 20 points and J.J. Hickson had 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Trail Blazers, who were without LaMarcus Aldridge.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – Elias Harris scored 24 points, Kevin Pangos added 23 and No. 17 Gonzaga beat Davidson 81-67 last night in the Old Spice Classic championship game. Kelly Olynyk added 14 points for Gonzaga, which also won the 2008 Old Spice Classic. The Bulldogs are undefeated in six overall games at the tourney.

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) – Markel Brown scored a season-high 23 points, Le’Bryan Nash added 20 and No. 20 Oklahoma State cruised to an 81-58 victory over Portland State on Sunday in its first game as a Top 25 team in five years. Phil Forte chipped in 15 points and Marcus Smart had eight points and nine assists, the third-most for a freshman in Cowboys’ history.


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