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Top performers from the Inland Northwest and beyond:

Matt Cain

Pitched first perfect game in Giants history, striking out 14 in 10-0 win over Houston.

R.A. Dickey

Pitched a one-hitter with a career-high 12 strikeouts in Mets’ 9-1 win over Tampa Bay.

Candace Parker

Had 33 points and 16 rebounds in Los Angeles’ 87-81 WNBA win over Connecticut.


Top stories in Sports

Lynn Hickey named athletic director at Eastern Washington University

UPDATED: 5:49 a.m.

updated  Her first choice was the right one, Eastern Washington President Mary Cullinan has decided. Lynn Hickey, whom Cullinan hired as interim athletic director 10 weeks ago, is now the school’s permanent Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics, university officials confirmed Tuesday night.