NW Sports from the AP

April 28, 2014 7:59 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 04/28/2014 04:59 AM

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

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Houston Rockets 123-120 in overtime yesterday to take a 3-1 advantage in their first-round playoff series. Nicolas Batum added 25 points in the first win for the home team in the series, which moves to Houston for Game 5 on Wednesday.

SEATTLE (AP) – Kyle Seager hit a pair of home runs, including a three-run shot in the eighth, to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 6-5 win against the Texas Rangers yesterday. Seager has five home runs in four games, a power surge that started with a two-homer game against the Astros on Wednesday. He’s also had at least two hits in all four games, tying a career-best streak.

HOUSTON (AP) – Will Bruin scored in the 16th minute to end Houston’s scoreless streak at 334 minutes and the Dynamo went on to tie the Portland Timbers 1-1 yesterday. Gaston Fernandez had a first-half goal for Portland. Bruin gave Houston the lead, finding space in front of the goal and heading home a cross from Brad Davis.

RENO, Nev. (AP) – A Las Vegas man is suing the NFL for $50 million, saying a ticket policy limiting credit-card sales kept him from watching the San Francisco 49ers play the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game. John E. Williams III has been a San Francisco 49ers fan since the 1970s. He says because he doesn’t live in Washington or a nearby state, he wasn’t able to buy tickets.

 

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