ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a brutal punch in a video shown to The Associated Press by a law enforcement official.
It was a pregame celebration befitting a team over itself. Given one last chance to use Super Bowl XLVIII as reason to party, the Seahawks declined. They may have set an NFL record for the most nondescript unveiling of a championship banner.
NEW YORK — Gael Monfils took a step closer to advancing to a Grand Slam final for the first time Tuesday at the U.S. Open during a surprisingly matter-of-fact 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 victory in the fourth round over No. 7-seeded Grigor Dimitrov, a man considered one of the sport’s up-and-comers.
OAKLAND, Calif. — While there has been plenty of talk, debate and analysis over the possible fatigue of the Seattle Mariners’ starting pitchers, one starter is getting stronger when his team needs him most.