SEATTLE (AP) - Rookie Kyle Lewis broke up a no-hitter bid with a home run for the second consecutive game, and the Seattle Mariners beat Sonny Gray and the Cincinnati Reds 5-3. Just as he did a night earlier against the Reds' Trevor Bauer, Lewis delivered Seattle's first hit of the game with a towering homer.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The arrival of Jadeveon Clowney in Seattle was bound to create opportunity for others. The amount of attention opponents will need to direct toward Clowney should give someone else on the Seahawks defense a chance to shine. For Week 1, it was Quinton Jefferson. And the timing couldn't be more fitting. The best game of his career coming right before a return to his hometown for Sunday's matchup at Pittsburgh.
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Jordin Canada scored a career-high 26 points and the defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm beat the seventh-seeded Minnesota Lynx 84-74 in a first-round, winner-take-all playoff game. With Jewell Loyd adding 22 points, the No. 6 Storm, who play at third-seeded Los Angeles on Sunday in the single-elimination second round, got 48 out of their backcourt.
UNDATED (AP) - A person involved with the decision says Florida State is hiring former Oregon defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt as an analyst to help fix a flailing defense. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the hiring was still being finalized.