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Connecticut selects Chiney Ogwumike No. 1 overall

Chiney Ogwumike was selected No. 1 by the Connecticut Sun in the WNBA draft, joining her sister Nneka, drafted by Los Angeles in 2012, as the only siblings to be chosen first in the league.

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.