NW Sports from the AP

Date: 07/27/2012 05:29 AM

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


SEATTLE (AP) – Seattle starter Jason Vargas allowed one hit in eight innings to win his career-high 11th game, and Mike Carp had three hits to help the Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 last night. Vargas allowed just a fourth-inning double during his eight innings, while striking out five and walking three. Tom Wilhelmsen pitched the ninth for his 12th save in 14 opportunities.

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to its unproven wide receiver unit by signing veteran Antonio Bryant. The franchise revealed the signing yesterday after saying that free agent wide receiver Braylon Edwards worked out for Seattle. The Seahawks will open training camp tomorrow.

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) – Alabama will play Oregon State and Villanova meets Purdue in the semifinals of the 2k Sports Classic benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. The 18th edition of the tournament will be played at Madison Square Garden with the semifinals Nov. 15 and the championship game on Nov. 16.

DETROIT (AP) – Ndamukong Suh (ehn-DAHM’-uh-kehn soo) is being sued for just more than $1 million by a woman who claims she was injured in a December car crash in Oregon involving the Detroit Lions’ star. Saadia Van Winkle accuses Suh of negligence, recklessness and intentional infliction of emotional distress in the suit filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Police said Suh was not impaired and was cooperative with officers.

UNDATED (AP) – Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has entered a not guilty plea following his arrest for investigation of driving under the influence in Alameda County, Calif. Lynch’s attorney says he believes that unless the case is dismissed, it will not go to trial until after the 2012 NFL season is over.


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