For both of them, the series will be about baseball. That’s the focus. With the Mariners in the midst of a wild-card race and the Detroit Tigers slightly ahead of them in the standings for that last playoff spot, manager Lloyd McClendon and outfielder Austin Jackson won’t spend too much time focusing on their return to a place that was so important to their careers.
SEATTLE — The last time the Seahawks took to the turf at CenturyLink Field, they were celebrating their still-fresh Super Bowl win, the stadium serving as the conclusion to a parade that will live forever in Seattle sports history.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It’s been 18 years since a skinny Tiger Woods stepped up to a podium before a modest media gathering at the Greater Milwaukee Open and said, “Hello, world,” launching a career that would soar to stratospheric heights.