Wise 7 off pace at Houston Open; Inglis shoots 69 in LPGA major
• Two former Oregon Ducks, rookie Aaron Wise and veteran Ben Crane, are tied for 31st and 55th, respectively, after three rounds of the Houston Open in Humble, Texas.
Wise's 1-under-par 71 on Saturday gave him a 7-under total of 209.
Crane shot 72 and is at 211.
At the top are Ian Poulter and Beau Hossler at 202.
• Scott Harrington, a former Jesuit High golfer, shot a 1-over 73 on Saturday for a 2-under 214 total, good for 66th with one round to go in the Savannah (Georgia) Golf Championship.
Sam Burns leads at 202.
• Caroline Inglis, ex-Oregon Duck and Churchill High golfer, carded a 3-under 69 to finish tied for 29th after three rounds of the ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, California.
Her 54-hole total is 4-under 212.
The 72-hole event is the first of five majors in women's golf this year.
Pernilla Lindberg is the leader by three shots going into Sunday at 14-under 202.
Portland 2, CHICAGO 2
• The Timbers coughed up their chance for a first victory of 2018, as the Fire scored in the 85th minute to earn a draw at home.
Diego Valeri's first goal of the year put the Timbers on top 1-0 at halftime.
The Fire equalized in the 50th minute.
Sebastian Blanco's header off Andres Flores' first MLS assist reclaimed the lead for Portland five minutes later.
Portland 0-2-2 has four goals scored and nine allowed this season.
Chicago 0-2-1 had allowed eight goals.
The Timbers' next game is 1 p.m. PT Sunday, April 8 at Orlando City.
Portland 3, CHICAGO 2
• The Thorns never trailed in winning for the first time this season.
Lindsey Horan gave the Thorns a 1-0 lead in the ninth minute.
Chicago pulled even in the 31st minute.
Christine Sinclair struck for Portland in the 41st minute for a 2-1 edge, and she converted a penalty kick in the 65th minute for a 3-1 advantage.
The Red Stars scored a quick reply, but couldn't get an equalizer.
Portland improved to 1-1-0, while Chicago went to 0-1-1.
The Thorns are off until their home opener, 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15 against Orlando at the expanded Providence Park.
REAL MONARCHS 4, Portland 2
• At Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, Timbers 2 fell behind 3-0 in the first seven-plus minutes and 3-1 in the first half and couldn't recover.
Real scored in the third, seventh, 32nd, 66th minutes.
Jeremy Ebobisse headed in a ball in the 35th minute, and Andre Lewis added a goal in the 59th minute for Portland.
T2 is 1-2-0.
Timbers 2 will return to action on the road at 5 p.m. PT Wednesday, April 4, facing Tulsa.
Spokane 5, PORTLAND 4 (OT)
• The Spokane Chiefs stayed alive in their best-of-seven playoff series, scoring 9:19 into overtime at Memorial Coliseum.
Portland leads the Western Hockey League first-round matchup 3-2, with the teams headed to Game 6 at 7 p.m. Monday at Spokane.
Cleveland 6, SEATTLE 5
• The Mariners made two rallies that weren't quite enough Saturday afternoon at Safeco Field.
Seattle, down by one run, failed to score in the final three innings and fell to 1-1.
The Mariners had won the season opener 2-1 on Thursday night.
It was Seattle left-hander James Paxton (12-5, 2.98 in 2017) against Carlos Carrasco, who won 18 games and was fourth in the American League Cy Young balloting last year. Paxton (0-1) exited after 4 2/3 innings, having allowed six hits and six runs, with four walks and four strikeouts.
Cleveland got four runs in the first inning, when Yonder Alonso hit a grand slam.
Yan Gomes homered for the Indians in the fourth.
Mitch Haniger and Nelson Cruz each had an HR for Seattle. Jean Segura hit a two-run single, and Robinson Cano singled home a run.
Ichiro Suzuki, 44, made an above-the-wall catch in left field to rob the Indians of a home run. He also was 2 for 4 and scored a run.
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