NW Sports from the AP

Date: 05/28/2014 04:59 AM

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

SEATTLE (AP) – Jered Weaver gave up three runs over six innings for his fifth win in six starts and C.J. Cron homered to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners last night. Ernesto Frieri pitched the ninth for his seventh save, but the Mariners made it interesting. Robinson Cano hit a two-out run scoring single, and Justin Smoak walked before Kyle Seager ended the game with a deep fly to left-center field.

NEW YORK (AP) – Sugar Rodgers scored a career-high 15 points, including seven in the final 3 minutes, to lead the New York Liberty to a 70-64 victory over the Seattle Storm last night. New York scored the final 11 points of the game, including five by Rodgers. Bird led Seattle (1-4) with 21 points, including 17 in the first half. Crystal Langhorne added 13 points and 15 rebounds.

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – Apparently Earl Thomas’ $40 million extension with the Seattle Seahawks did not mean fewer responsibilities on his plate. Next up for the All-Pro free safety may be punt returning. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said that Thomas would be the first up as punt returner right now.

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith has undergone surgery to remove “loose bodies” from his right ankle but is expected back for the start of the Seattle Seahawks’ training camp in July. Seattle coach Pete Carroll updated Smith’s status yesterday following the first organized team activity of the Seahawks’ offseason program.


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