NW Sports from the AP

Date: 05/14/2014 04:59 AM

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

SEATTLE (AP) – David Price gave up one run in his second complete game this season, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied in the ninth inning against Seattle closer Fernando Rodney to beat the Mariners 2-1 last night. David DeJesus led off the ninth with a home run to tie the game, and Rodney gave up a go-ahead RBI single to Matt Joyce five batters later.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – The Portland Trail Blazers have avoided elimination and narrowed the series against the San Antonio Spurs 3-1, but it’s going back to San Antonio for Game 5 today. The Spurs are looking to advance to the Western Conference finals for the third straight season. The winner of the series will face the Los Angeles Clippers or Oklahoma City Thunder.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Chara is expected to miss two weeks because of a fractured bone in his left hand. Chara was injured during Sunday’s 1-1 tie with the Los Angeles Galaxy. The Timbers also announced yesterday that the team has acquired forward Fanendo Adi on loan from Danish first-division team FC Copenhagen.

SEATTLE (AP) – NHL commissioner Gary Bettman visited Seattle to meet with elected leaders to get an update on the status of a possible new arena. NHL spokesman Frank Brown confirmed Bettman’s meeting yesterday after it was first reported by KING-TV. Brown says Bettman was on the West Coast for NHL playoff games. Brown says the meeting was to get an update on the status of an arena being proposed by investor Chris Hansen.


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