Archive for May, 2012

Rockies designate Jamie Moyer for assignment

Jamie Moyer has been designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies, the move being made about six weeks after he became the oldest starting pitcher to win a game in major league history. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Brazil beats sloppy US 4-1 as Neymar stars

Neymar converted a penalty kick and assisted on goals by defenders Thiago Silva and Marcelo as Brazil took advantage of a sloppy American backline to beat the United States 4-1 in an exhibition game Wednesday night. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Mariners use 2 8-run innings to rout Rangers 21-8

Justin Smoak hit two three-run homers against his former team and the Seattle Mariners used a pair of early eight-run innings to rout the Texas Rangers for the second straight game, winning 21-8 Wednesday night. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Cal FC upsets Timbers 1-0 in US Open Cup match

Artur Aghasyan scored in the first overtime and Cal FC, an amateur team coached by former U.S. national team standout Eric Wynalda, upset the Portland Timbers 1-0 in a third-round match of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Ochoa’s 2 goals power Sounders to win US Open Cup opener

Sammy Ochoa scored two goals four minutes apart midway through the second half as the Seattle Sounders opened pursuit of an unprecedented fourth straight U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night by routing the Atlanta Silverbacks 5-1. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Oregon’s Keudell named Pac-12 pitcher of the year

Arizona shortstop Alex Mejia has been named the 2012 Pac-12 Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Blazers get 2 first-round draft picks

The Portland Trail Blazers will have four total picks in June’s NBA draft. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Ochoa’s 2 goals power Sounders 5-1

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Sammy Ochoa got his chance to play, and he wasn’t about to give it back. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Seattle councilmembers ready to take on gun laws

It’s not yet known what drove Ian Stawicki to shoot six people, killing five of them, came from, but at least one Seattle councilmember is calling on the state legislature to change gun laws. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

‘Hero’ threw stool at shooter in cafe, saved 3 lives

Seattle police and city officials gave more details about Wednesday’s fatal shootings that left five people dead and one person in critical condition. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites