NW Sports from the AP

Date: 12/17/2013 04:59 AM

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


EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Oregon cornerback Troy Hill has been suspended indefinitely by the No. 10 Ducks following his arrest on Friday. Details about the arrest, first reported by Comcast SportsNet Northwest, were not immediately released by the Eugene Police Department. Hill entered a not guilty plea to misdemeanor charges of menacing and criminal mischief. His next court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 21.

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Sounders have re-signed defender Leo Gonzalez, one of seven remaining players from the club’s first season as an MLS team. The Sounders announced the signing yesterday. Gonzalez was voted by his teammates as the club’s defender of the year in 2013 despite missing time with injuries. Gonzalez started 27 of 33 league matches in 2013.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Columbus Crew have acquired goalkeeper Steve Clark from Seattle Sounders FC for a fourth-round pick in the 2015 draft. Clark has played the past four seasons with Honefoss BK, currently in Norway’s Tippeligaen, the country’s top division. The Oakland University graduate had a record of 30-32-32 with a 1.34 goals-against average and 26 shutouts.

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) – The names of a dozen winners have been drawn in a Washington state car dealer’s football promotion. Jet Chevrolet in Federal Way, Wash., sponsored a raffle promising a dozen $35,000 winners if Seattle shut out New York in Sunday’s NFL game. That’s just what the Seahawks did, beating the Giants 23-0. The winners’ names were drawn yesterday afternoon.


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