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Blue Devil boys, girls seventh at Tri-City tennis invite

TRI-CITIES — Walla Walla High School’s boys and girls tennis teams finished seventh of 16 Class 3A and 4A schools at high schools around the Tri-Cities Friday and Saturday.

Whit men's golfers fourth at Spring Thaw

BEND, Ore. — Whitman College men’s golf coach Peter McClure was hoping for three scores in the 70s and a fourth score that could make a difference here Sunday during the second and final round of the Spring Thaw at the Broken Top Golf Course.

Blazers edge Warriors in overtime

PORTLAND — LaMarcus Aldridge said an overtime thriller over Golden State was good preparation for the looming postseason.

Storm have needs to fill with seventh pick

SEATTLE — The Storm just can’t get away from injuries, even in the WNBA draft.

49ers linebacker Smith arrested at LAX Sunday

LOS ANGELES — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.

Detroit Pistons decide not to renew Dumars’ contract

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Joe Dumars tried to push the Detroit Pistons back toward the playoffs with a couple of big moves last offseason.

Friendships end after physical Long Beach race

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Tempers flared all around the streets of Long Beach, where drivers declared friendships over after a surprisingly physical race.

Young’s outing for naught as A’s beat M’s

SEATTLE — With most of the Seattle rotation on the disabled list, it was often-injured veteran Chris Young who provided a stabilizing element Sunday.

Can Bubba be more than a local golf hero?

He plays a sexy game of golf, owns two green jackets and — in what constitutes a show of major respect in these parts —Bubba Watson made rabid Georgia Bulldog fans take a break from spring football to watch some golf this weekend.

Watson coasts to Masters' green jacket

AUGUSTA, Ga. — One of golf’s most exciting players squeezed most of the drama out of the Masters. That’s just fine with Bubba Watson.