OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Kyle Nobach hit a three-run homer to put Oregon State in control in the seventh inning, Kevin Abel pitched four strong innings of relief and Oregon State sent Pac-12 rival Washington home from the College World Series with a 14-5 win. The Beavers erased early deficits and started their comeback just before a 4-hour, 31-minute weather delay. Abel allowed one run in four innings.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Mariners have activated right-handed reliever Juan Nicasio from the 10-day disabled list as they continue to add options in their bullpen. Nicasio and catcher Chris Herrmann were added to the 25-man roster ahead of a road trip against the New York Yankees and Boston that begins on Tuesday.
(AP) - Former NHL coach Dave Tippett has signed on as senior adviser for the group looking to put an expansion team in Seattle. Seattle is in the middle of the expansion process with the goal of renovating KeyArena and starting up for the 2020-21 season. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league's board of governors could vote to approve a 32nd franchise as soon as this fall but has emphasized there is no specific timetable.
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