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Members of the Phoenix Mercury, left, and Los Angeles Sparks stand for a moment of silence in honor of Breonna Taylor before a WNBA basketball game, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Ellenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

WNBA players urge people to vote against team owner, senator

Aug. 5, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — WNBA players urged people to vote against Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler, a Republican U.S. senator running to keep her seat in Georgia. Loeffler, who spoke out publicly against the league's social justice plans and sent a letter to WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert objecting...

Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout catches a fly ball hit by Seattle Mariners' Dylan Moore at the wall during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Trout homers in 1st AB as father, Angels beat Mariners 5-3

Aug. 5, 2020 2:01 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Trout homered in his first plate appearance as a father, Albert Pujols moved one step closer to Willie Mays on the career home runs list and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Tuesday night. Trout missed four games while on paternity leave for the birth of his son,...

Washington lawsuit says protective gear costs impede protest

Aug. 4, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit filed in Washington state claims the costs of protective clothing and equipment has impeded the civil rights of Black Lives Matter protesters. The lawsuit filed by five plaintiffs in U.S. District Court in Seattle alleges their right to peacefully demonstrate is hurt by the need to...

Las Vegas Aces' A'ja Wilson (22) grabs a rebound from Dallas Wings' Tyasha Harris, center, as Bella Alarie, right, watches during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

So far WNBA teams scoring at breakneck pace

Aug. 4, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

WNBA teams are scoring at a breakneck pace through the first week of the season with six teams reaching the 100-point mark through the first 24 games. Only once did a team cross the century mark in the same time frame last year. Teams have scored more than 90 nine additional times this year. Teams are averaging...

Oakland Athletics' Mark Canha, left, greets Stephen Piscotty (25) after Canha scored during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

A's use big 5th inning to cruise past Mariners 11-1

Aug. 4, 2020 12:53 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ramón Laureano and Chad Pinder had two-run singles during Oakland’s big fifth inning, and the Athletics thumped the Seattle Mariners 11-1 on Monday night. Oakland scored eight times in the fifth inning, with all the runs coming with two outs. The A’s gave starter Frankie...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, New York Jets strong safety Jamal Adams (33) plays during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md.  Adams got his wish. He wanted out of New York and away from the Jets. His new home is in Seattle and for what the Seahawks gave up, they need Adams to play like an All-Pro. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Carroll gets look at Adams on field as Seahawks move ahead

Aug. 3, 2020 7:45 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll finally had the chance to see new safety Jamal Adams on the field in a Seattle Seahawks uniform Monday. It was during the kind of workout Carroll would have conducted months ago in a normal NFL offseason, not less than six weeks before the scheduled season opener. ...

FILE - In this Saturday, July 25, 2020, file photo, Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird shoots during the first half of a WNBA basketball game against the New York Liberty in Bradenton, Fla. Bird will be sidelined for a bit as she recovers from a bone bruise in her left knee. Seattle’s star guard felt the injury during the team’s win over Minnesota last week. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Bird sidelined with bone bruise in her left knee

Aug. 3, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

Sue Bird will be sidelined for a bit as she recovers from a bone bruise in her left knee. Seattle's star guard felt the injury during the team's win over Minnesota last week. Bird missed the Storm's most recent game to rest the knee. “It’s basically day-to-day. That’s where I’m...

Seattle police chief upset after protesters visit her home

Aug. 3, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s police chief urged the City Council to tell protesters to stop visiting the homes of elected officials and others during emotional debates over reducing funding for police. Chief Carmen Best wrote a letter to the council after protesters showed up at her home Saturday night....

Oakland Athletics' Ramon Laureano hits a three run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Laureano, Bassitt lead Athletics past Mariners 3-2

Aug. 2, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ramon Laureano broke out of a slump with a three-run homer, Chris Bassitt became the first Oakland starter to earn a victory this season and the Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Sunday. Laureano’s two-out home run snapped a string of 23 1/3 innings by Mariners starters...

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi, right, greets manager Scott Servais while heading into the dugout after the top of the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Athletics use late rally for 3-2 victory over Mariners

Aug. 2, 2020 12:56 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Robbie Grossman lined an RBI double to score Tony Kemp in the top of the 10th inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied for a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Oakland snapped a three-game losing streak, escaping a major jam in the bottom of the ninth inning...