NW Sports from the AP

Date: 08/09/2012 05:43 AM

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


RENTON, Wash. (AP) – Terrell Owens has completed his first practice back in the NFL as a member of the Seattle Seahawks, a workout that featured some impressive catches and getting slammed to the turf by a new teammate. Owens spoke before a huge throng of media following yesterday’s practice, saying he’s changed a lot the last two years since his last NFL stop.

SEATTLE (AP) – Washington has lost running back Deontae Cooper to yet another torn anterior cruciate ligament, the third time he has had the injury since becoming a member of the Huskies. Washington coach Steve Sarkisian announced the injury to Cooper’s right knee last night, saying it occurred during a non-contact drill in practice and that he’s “saddened and dismayed.”

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Terry Stotts says there a lot of good coaches who don’t have good records, and he hopes to show Portland fans that he’s one of them. Stotts was introduced yesterday as the head coach of the Trail Blazers. Stotts had a 115-168 record as coach of the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks before spending the past four seasons as an assistant with Dallas.

BALTIMORE (AP) – Steve Johnson struck out nine over six innings in his first major league start, Matt Wieters tied a career high with five RBIs and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners 9-2 last night for a three-game sweep. Nick Markakis and Mark Reynolds homered and Adam Jones had three hits for the Orioles, who have won five consecutive games and eight of 10.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – Sporting Kansas City won the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night, outlasting Seattle in a penalty shootout to derail the Sounders’ bid to become the first team to win four straight titles. Kansas City won the shootout 3-2 after the teams finished overtime tied 1-1. Sporting converted three of five attempts, while the Sounders missed their last three.


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