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Report: Seahawks’ top pick Rashaad Penny has broken finger

UPDATED: 10:18 p.m.

Rashaad Penny, the Seahawks’ first pick in the 2018 NFL draft, suffered a hand injury that includes a broken finger in practice on Monday, multiple sources told the Seattle Times, and while it was unclear how long he will be out, it’s expected he will miss a little bit of time. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is expected to meet the media on Wednesday and clarify the injury.

Former Gonzaga guard Courtney Vandersloot sets a WNBA assist record

Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA’s single-season assists record, helping the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88. Vandersloot set the record on a no-look, one-handed pass in the third quarter that gave her 237 assists, breaking Ticha Penicheiro’s mark set in 2000.

Gonzaga among final eight for 2019 guard Rejean “Boogie” Ellis

UPDATED: 8:16 p.m.

Gonzaga has made the final eight for standout guard Rejean “Boogie” Ellis. Ellis, ranked No. 94 in ESPN.com’s Top 100 in the 2019 recruiting class, tweeted Tuesday that he’s considering Gonzaga, Oregon, Arizona, USC, San Diego State Memphis, Oklahoma and Georgia Tech.
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Report: Seahawks’ top pick Rashaad Penny has broken finger

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 10:18 p.m.

Rashaad Penny, the Seahawks’ first pick in the 2018 NFL draft, suffered a hand injury that includes a broken finger in practice on Monday, multiple sources told the Seattle Times, and while it was unclear how long he will be out, it’s expected he will miss a little bit of time. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is expected to meet the media on Wednesday and clarify the injury.

Mariners ace James Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Felix Hernandez vs. A’s

Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was pulled in the first inning after being hit by a line drive and replaced by Felix Hernandez. Paxton allowed a leadoff home run to Oakland’s Marcus Semien and struck out Matt Chapman before Jed Lowrie lined a 2-1 pitch back up the middle. The ball appeared to hit Paxton on or near his pitching arm. Hernandez quickly began warming up to make his first career relief appearance following 398 starts.

Gonzaga among final eight for 2019 guard Rejean “Boogie” Ellis

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 8:16 p.m.

Gonzaga has made the final eight for standout guard Rejean “Boogie” Ellis. Ellis, ranked No. 94 in ESPN.com’s Top 100 in the 2019 recruiting class, tweeted Tuesday that he’s considering Gonzaga, Oregon, Arizona, USC, San Diego State Memphis, Oklahoma and Georgia Tech.

Rays get touted prospect Shane Baz from Pirates for Chris Archer

The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired minor league pitcher Shane Baz from Pittsburgh as the player to be named in the July 31 trade that sent Chris Archer to the Pirates. The 19-year-old Baz, selected 12th overall in the 2017 amateur draft, was 4-3 with a 3.97 ERA for Bristol in the rookie-level Appalachian League this season.

Indians place Trevor Bauer on DL with stress fracture

The Cleveland Indians have placed right-hander Trevor Bauer on the 10-day disabled list with a small stress fracture in his right leg. Bauer was struck by Jose Abreu’s liner in the seventh inning of Saturday night’s 3-1 win at the Chicago White Sox. He returned to Cleveland after experiencing soreness and swelling, and an MRI revealed the injury.

Former Gonzaga guard Courtney Vandersloot sets a WNBA assist record

Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA’s single-season assists record, helping the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88. Vandersloot set the record on a no-look, one-handed pass in the third quarter that gave her 237 assists, breaking Ticha Penicheiro’s mark set in 2000.

Maryland takes responsibility for mistakes in player death

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 6:08 p.m.

The University of Maryland has acknowledged that the football player who collapsed during practice and subsequently died did not receive proper medical care and the school must accept “legal and moral responsibility for the mistakes.” Maryland has parted ways with strength and conditioning coach Rick Court, who resigned in the wake of offensive lineman Jordan McNair’s death. Athletic director Damon Evans says “mistakes were made” in the treatment of the 19-year-old McNair.