The Seattle Seahawks have released quarterback Terrelle Pryor, NFL sources confirmed Friday night.
Pryor was acquired by the Seahawks in April from the Raiders for a seventh-round draft choice. He was hoping to make the team as a third quarterback.
Tarvaris Jackson is Seattle's No. 2 quarterback behind starter Russell Wilson. Former 49er B.J. Daniels also is on the roster.
Ryan Palmer took only 21 putts on TPC Boston and made birdie on half of his holes. That gave him an 8-under 63 and a two-shot lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship, the second event of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Keegan Bradley opened with a 65. Webb Simpson and Jason Day were among those at 66. Rory McIlroy shot a 70, while Phil Mickelson had a 73 -- six pars, six birdies, four bogeys, a double bogey and a triple bogey.
Rookie Mikhail Aleshin was taken from the track in an ambulance and airlifted to a hospital after a crash in the final practice session for the IndyCar season finale at Fontana. Aleshin was conscious and alert but had injuries to his right shoulder and right foot. Meanwhile, points leader Will Power qualified 21st at 212.604 mph. Teammate Helio Castroneves won the pole at the two-mile Auto Club Speedway with a lap of 218.540. Scott Dixon, who won last weekend's race in Sonoma, qualified fifth at 217.057 for Saturday's race.
The United States begins play in the FIBA World Cup against Finland on Saturday in Bilbao, Spain. Finland's roster is filled with players who have played in the U.S., including Erik Murphy, who spent last season with Chicago. The U.S. team includes the Warriors' Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.
Brittney Griner had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and Phoenix defeated Minnesota 85-71 in Game 1 of the best-of-three Western Conference finals.
Mixed martial arts
T.J. Dillashaw will fight replacement Joe Soto at UFC 177 in Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena on Saturday night. Renan Barao, who lost to Dillashaw in a bantamweight title bout in May, fell ill during his weight cut.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.