NW Sports from the AP

Date: 12/28/2015 05:00 AM

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

SEATTLE (AP) – Todd Gurley scored on a 2-yard TD run with 10:34 left, Akeem Ayers returned a fumble 45 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter and the St. Louis Rams ended Seattle’s five-game win streak with a 23-17 victory over the Seahawks on Sunday. St. Louis swept the season series from the Seahawks (9-6) having won 34-31 in overtime in Week 1.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – CJ McCollum had 35 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 98-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night. The Blazers outscored Sacramento 18-12 in the fourth quarter to claim their second straight victory. They were coming off a convincing 105-76 win Saturday over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

SEATTLE (AP) – Former major league outfielder Dave Henderson has died after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 57. Henderson died early Sunday morning at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to a statement from the Mariners, one of five teams Henderson played for in his career. Henderson was best known for his home run in the 1986 AL Championship Series for Boston. With the Red Sox one strike from elimination in Game 5, Henderson hit a two-out, two-run homer in the top of the ninth against the California Angels to send the series back to Boston. The Red Sox won Games 6 and 7 to advance to the World Series.

EL PASO, Texas (AP) – Luke Falk threw two touchdown passes to lead Washington State to a 20-14 victory over Miami on Saturday in the snowy Sun Bowl. Erik Powell added field goals of 30 and 25 yards to help the Cougars (9-4) win a bowl games for the first time since the 2003 Holiday Bowl. Miami (8-5) lost its sixth consecutive bowl game.


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