NW Sports from the AP

Date: 03/02/2016 04:59 AM

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

NEW YORK (AP) – Damian Lillard scored 30 points, CJ McCollum had 21 of his 25 in the second half and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the New York Knicks 104-85 last night for their sixth straight road victory. The Blazers followed a fantastic February with a blistering start to March, winning for the 18th time in their last 22 games.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – Thomas Hickey scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to help the New York Islanders beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 last night. Travis Hamonic and Anders Lee also scored for New York, and Thomas Greiss made 31 stops. Hickey also had an assist. Linden Vey and Daniel Sedin each had a goal for Vancouver, which got 21 saves from Jacob Markstrom.

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) – The Seattle Mariners have finalized a $507,500, one-year contract with Cuban outfielder Guillermo Heredia. The deal includes a $400,000 signing bonus. If Heredia is optioned to the minors, his salary would be $82,700. Heredia has not played competitive baseball since 2014 and defected from Cuba last year.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Portland Timbers have signed MLS SuperDraft picks Neco Brett and goalkeeper Wade Hamilton. The Timbers also announced the signing of draft pick Trevor Morley to the team’s USL team, T2, for the upcoming season. Brett, a midfielder from Jamaica, scored 13 goals and five assists as a senior last season at Robert Morris University.


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