The past month has taken the Olympic chase all over the globe. At the end of March, shortly after the last time I checked in, I boarded a flight in Seattle, my bags checked to Buenos Aires. That started what has now been a month on the road; four weekends of racing on three different continents; two trips back and fourth across the equator, and another over the international date line; Argentina, L.A., Monterey, Calif., and Australia.
LONDON — Leicester City’s Premier League title dream became reality on Monday as their only remaining challengers Tottenham Hotspur drew 2-2 at Chelsea to complete one of the great sporting achievements. It’s the first league title in the history of the club, which was a 5,000-to-1 longshot to win before the season started.
Scott Servais has called it "swag." It's a word the Mariners' manager likely heard from his daughters or one of his players. He also has used "confidence" and "belief" in his descriptions. Robinson Cano labeled it "knowing you are good."
SEATTLE — The recoveries from season-ending injuries for Seahawks players Thomas Rawls and Jimmy Graham have gone as planned but it remains too early to establish a set timeline for their return, coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday.
ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues got the go-ahead and eventual game-winning goal from veteran Troy Brouwer with less than four minutes to go in regulation to beat the defending Stanley Cup Champions in a Game 7 for the ages. The Blues will square off against the Stars in the conference semifinals.
His masterpiece done, his dominance complete, Taijuan Walker pounded his glove, shouted, let his emotions pulse through him. He had struck out the final six hitters he faced, a pitcher in total control of his craft, and he knew it.
NEW YORK — Less than eight months after Tom Brady scored a major victory in court to have his four-game suspension for his role in using purposely deflated footballs in the 2014 AFC Championship Game, a federal appeals court on Monday ruled against the Patriots quarterback and reinstated his suspension.