BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — On the first day of competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the United States women’s national soccer team cruised to a straightforward 2-0 win over New Zealand in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Second-year pro basketball player Joe Harris went from Chelan High School basketball star to NBA Finals participant in just over five years. Drafted 33rd overall in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Harris’ most vivid memory to date occurred during the “Star Spangled Banner” before Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif.
LAS VEGAS — Chasson Randle sank a 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left as the sixth-seeded Cardinal scored the final seven points to avoid the upset in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas.
NEW YORK — While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996, her father did his best to conceal his emotions courtside.
Lloyd McClendon figures it took him the entirety of spring training, plus 55 games of the regular season, before he really knew his Mariners team — who to pat on the back, who to kick in the rear, and who to leave alone altogether.
With many eager to point out the calamities that befall those teams trying to defend their Super Bowl championship, we may presume that the Seahawks should prepare to scheme against plague, pestilence and famine as well as Niners, Cards and Rams.
When the late-inning rally you knew the Jackie Robinson West players had in them fell just short Sunday in an 8-4 defeat to South Korea in the Little League World Series final, everybody at the watch party on the Far South Side immediately rose to their feet.
The Tour de France is considered the pinnacle of any cyclist’s career. Years of preparation and intense strength and conditioning training are required to participate in the prestigious 2,200-mile race.
Dear Abby: As the executive director of the Hearing Loss Association of America, may I suggest that “Mortified at the Dinner Table” (March 2), who wrote about her in-laws’ poor hearing even with hearing aids, connect with one of our 200-plus local HLAA chapters at www.hearingloss.org? These member-led groups offer emotional support, camaraderie, communication strategies and techniques for living with hearing loss, both for people who have hearing loss as well as their families and friends. Most chapters also share information about assistive listening devices that link via a telecoil ...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Coach Kelly Graves said there is a good reason why lower-seeded Gonzaga was able to knock off Rutgers and Miami to advance to the round of 16 in the NCAA women's basketball tournament for a third straight season. "We're good, we're gritty. We never consider ourselves the underdog," Graves said after the Zags beat third-seeded Miami 65-54 on Monday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Trumbo homered twice, going 4 for 4 with four RBIs, and Garrett Richards pitched seven innings for his first major league victory, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Torii Hunter also went deep to back Richards (1-0), who allowed a run and four hits, walked two and struck out eight against an offense that averaged 9.2 runs over its previous six games — including a 21-8 rout at Texas last Wednesday.