ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — With each loss, the Mariners sink a little closer to .500 and the fear of another season much like those in the past grows for fans that have basked in the unexpected early success.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Draymond Green, suspended for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, is expected to watch the Warriors’ attempt to win a second straight NBA title from the O.co Coliseum next door to Golden State’s Oracle Arena on Monday, a source told The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears.
PHILADELPHIA — The United States advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa America tournament, getting a first-half goal from Clint Dempsey of the Sounders and surviving DeAndre Yedlin’s early second-half ejection to beat Paraguay 1-0 on Saturday night.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Connecticut’s Alyssa Thomas flipped in a missed shot with six-tenths of a second remaining to give the Connecticut Sun a 77-76 victory over the Seattle Storm on Friday night and ruin top draft pick Breanna Stewart’s homecoming.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Muhammad Ali was extolled on Friday as a boxer of incomparable grace, a magnetic entertainer and a man of conviction who gave a voice to the oppressed, as a two-day celebration of "The Greatest" came to a rousing end in his Kentucky hometown.
WENATCHEE — Saturday night’s heavyweight clash between the Western Washington Football Alliance’s two best teams certainly lived up to its billing. The Wenatchee Valley Rams battled the defending WWFA champion Puyallup Nation Kings to the last second of a physical slugfest before the game’s final pass fell incomplete inside the Kings’ 5-yard line and the Rams suffered their first defeat of the season by a final score of 18-10.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — The San Jose Sharks used a first period scoring frenzy to claim a 4-2 win and keep the Pittsburgh Penguins from clinching the Stanley Cup on Thursday to send the series back to the West Coast for Game Six.
BALTIMORE, Md. — Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura for nine games and Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado for four on Thursday after they instigated a benches-clearing brawl during Tuesday night's game between the teams.