KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri-Kansas City basketball coach Kareem Richardson has completed his first coaching staff by hiring Angres Thorpe as associate head coach and Sean Bledsoe and Jason Sautter as assistant coaches.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The San Antonio Silver Stars had a quiet offseason, which seems appropriate for a non-descript franchise that has quietly made six straight playoff appearances.
NICE, France (AP) -- American Sam Querrey reached the quarterfinals of the Nice Open, beating Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday.
CHICAGO (AP) -- In seven disappointing seasons, the Chicago Sky has never reached the WNBA playoffs or even posted a winning record.
A man being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe was fatally shot when he initiated a violent confrontation, FBI officials said Wednesday.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles will recall 22-year-old Kevin Gausman on Thursday and send him to the mound in Toronto for his major league debut.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The head of Artemis Racing says his team will compete in the America's Cup only if conditions are deemed safe on wind-raked San Francisco Bay this summer.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon received a formal notice of allegations in December related into the NCAA investigation into its use of recruiting services.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have placed reliever Shawn Camp on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right big toe and recalled RHP Rafael Dolis.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Rams offensive lineman Rokevious Watkins has been suspended without pay for the season opener for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
An Oregon tourist who vanished on Oahu has been found dead.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The Vancouver Canucks have fired coach Alain Vigneault on Wednesday.
MIAMI (AP) -- Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is scheduled for an MRI Thursday on his sore ribcage.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- When the New York Liberty open the regular season May 25 in Connecticut, you might not recognize them.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Houston defender Bobby Boswell's suspension has been doubled to two games by the MLS disciplinary committee.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Are the pieces finally falling in place for the Tulsa Shock?
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Angel Yepez has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test under minor league baseball's drug program.
Now it's time for the legislators to do their part and support the CRC
After the Legislature failed to complete its work earlier this year, Gov. Jay Inslee dispatched several signals indicating he would participate more aggressively in the special session. On Monday, he did precisely that, vetoing $81 million in funding for the Columbia River Crossing not because he doesn't support the CRC, but because he wants the Legislature to match the $450 million Oregon has committed to the project. Inslee sees "no wisdom in expending (the $81 million) if the state of Washington does not contribute its share of funding necessary to complete the project.
It's sometimes called the "real" unemployment rate and it's always the number preferred by out-of-power politicians who use it as proof that the economy isn't as good as the incumbent president or governor says it is.