NW Sports from the AP

May 29, 2014 7:39 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/29/2014 04:59 AM

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

CARSON, Calif. (AP) – Fanendo Adi scored his first two MLS goals to help the Portland Timbers beat Chivas USA 2-0 last night. Portland improved to 3-3-7, winning its second straight game and third in its last five. Chivas dropped to 2-6-4.

SEATTLE (AP) – Felix Hernandez took a shutout bid into the ninth inning, coming within one out of his first complete game since August 2012 as the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 last night. Mike Zunino homered and drove in all of Seattle’s runs. Hernandez (7-1) became the seventh pitcher in Mariners history with seven victories before June 1.

SEATTLE (AP) – Outfielder Xavier Nady has signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners after being released by San Diego earlier this month. Nady passed his physical and finalized the deal with Seattle yesterday. He’ll report to extended spring training at the Mariners complex in Peoria, Arizona. Nady is a career .268 hitter, but has not played more than 100 games in a season since 2010 with the Chicago Cubs.

SEATTLE (AP) – Former Washington basketball star and Hall of Fame inductee Bob Houbregs has died at age 82. Details of his death were not immediately available. Houbregs was a star in college thanks to his hook shot. He led Washington to its only Final Four appearance in 1953, capping his stellar career at Washington. He was an all-Pacific Coast Conference selection from 1951-53 and an All-American in 1953.

 

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