NW Sports from the AP

Date: 01/06/2016 04:59 AM

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

UNDATED (AP) – The Portland Trail Blazers will host the Los Angeles Clippers tonight at Moda Center. The Trail Blazers are coming off a 91-78 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. The Clippers are coming off a victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

NEW YORK (AP) – Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year. Ken Griffey Jr. seems assured of election on the first try today, possibly with a record vote of close to 100 percent. Mike Piazza, Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines also were strong candidates to gain the 75 percent needed for baseball’s highest honor.

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) – Jordan Morris, a member of the U.S. national team, is skipping his senior season at Stanford and will train with Werder Bremen starting Sunday at the German team’s camp in Belek, Turkey. Morris announced he was skipping his senior season to turn pro. His father, Dr. Michael Morris, is medical director of Major League Soccer’s Seattle Sounders. Jordan Morris played for the Sounders’ academy.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Cary Williams’ agent says the cornerback has agreed to sign with the Washington Redskins. Williams was released by the Seattle Seahawks last month and is expected to be available for Washington’s wild-card game Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Williams, 31, had 46 tackles in 10 games with Seattle this season.


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