OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and drove in five runs, Taylor Motter hit his first career grand slam and the Seattle Mariners routed the Oakland Athletics 11-1 Sunday. The Mariners ended a three-game losing streak and won for only the second time in 11 road games.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Clint Dempsey had a goal and an assist and the Seattle Sounders beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-0 on Sunday. Defending MLS Cup champion Seattle snapped a six-game road winless streak.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic won’t play for the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4 of their playoff series against the Golden State Warriors Monday night. Nurkic missed the final seven games of the regular season and the first two playoff games at Golden State because of a nondisplaced fracture in his right leg. The Warriors lead the series 3-0.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ailing Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he won’t be on the sidelines for Game 4 on Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Kerr stayed behind at the team hotel for Saturday night’s Game 3 at Portland’s Moda Center. Assistant Mike Brown took over and the Warriors overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to win 119-113 and go up 3-0 in the first-round series. Golden State can sweep with a victory Monday night.
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