SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The NFC West champion Seahawks are heading to the playoffs. Russell Wilson threw for 258 yards and a touchdown and the Seattle Seahawks rallied from an early 11-point deficit to beat San Francisco 25-23 on Sunday. Now, the Seahawks (10-5-1) will be the third seed in the NFC.
UNDATED (AP) — Washington wide receiver John Ross will reportedly forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft. ESPN and The Seattle Times reported Monday that Ross will leave early. The school said it would not have any comment. The decision by Ross was not a surprise coming after a 19-touchdown season and amid expectations that he will be one of the top wide receivers available.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Sven Baertschi scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal on a power play with under four minutes to go, and Ryan Miller made 24 saves for his 350th career victory as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 last night. Bo Horvat also scored to help the Canuck win four straight for the first time since opening the season 4-0-0.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With a career game, C.J. McCollum helped the Portland Trail Blazers defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 95-89. McCollum scored a career-high 43 points and the Blazers overcame a 14-point first-half deficit. He made 16 of 25 shots, including a 30-foot 3-pointer with just over 2:30 to play to put Sunday’s game out of reach.