TORONTO — With hitting coach Edgar Martinez off to Cooperstown to join in the celebrations for Ken Griffey Jr.’s Hall of Fame induction, the Mariners put on an offensive onslaught of which he would very much approve.
TORONTO — No Stephen Curry? No LeBron James? No problem. Despite missing the game's two best players the U.S. men's basketball team are still the slam dunk favorite to return home from the Rio Olympics with the gold medal.
CHICAGO, Ill. — White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start Saturday night against the Detroit Tigers because of a “clubhouse incident” that was not physical, the White Sox announced shortly before he was expected to take the mound.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Quarterback Drew Brees apparently won’t have a new deal in place before the New Orleans Saints kick off training camp next week even though he heads into the final season of his contract.
MINNEAPOLIS — The game, showcasing half the members of U.S. Olympic team, unfolded with minimal drama. The Storm played the Minnesota Lynx tough for a half before the defending WNBA champions pulled away to win, 79-72, extending the Storm’s six-year losing streak at the Target Center to 13 games.
BELLINGHAM — In a season that has seen them play mostly inconsistent baseball, the Wenatchee AppleSox are finally getting on a roll. The Sox scored three runs in the second inning and never looked back in a commanding 4-1 win over the Bellingham Bells on Sunday at Joe Martin Field.
WENATCHEE — Jamie Richards didn’t mince his words. Asked about his team’s performance after a 6-0 blowout loss to the Spokane Shadow on Sunday at the Apple Bowl, the Wenatchee FC coach was brutally honest.
The University of Washington has formed a special committee to investigate claims made in a congressional report that Richard Ellenbogen, chairman of UW’s Department of Neurological Surgery, tried to influence a major research study on football and brain injuries.
MEGEVE, France — Britain's Chris Froome edged nearer to retaining his Tour de France title when he won the 18th stage, a 17-kilometer mountain time trial, to extend his overall lead to almost four minutes on Thursday.