There is no shortage of compelling storylines ahead of next week’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay where the likely form of a struggling Tiger Woods is a major question mark on a links-style course that has sparked controversial debate.
CLEVELAND — Kyle Seager had a double, a grand slam, and five RBIs as the Seattle Mariners snapped a franchise-record streak of 13 consecutive games of scoring three or fewer runs with a 9-3 rout of the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.
CHICAGO — A best-of-seven series has been reduced to a best-of-three, as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals at the United Center on Wednesday.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Megan Rapinoe scored twice to lead the United States to a 3-1 win over Australia in their Women’s World Cup opener on Monday, extending their unbeaten run against the Matildas to 25 games.
CHICAGO — Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper looked into Ben Bishop’s eyes and saw no doubts that his goaltender would be able to play in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final despite an undisclosed injury that twice forced Bishop out of Game 2 and made him slow to unfold his 6-foot-7 frame during Monday’s morning skate.
Midfielder Anja Mittag and forward Celia Sasic both scored hat tricks as Germany overwhelmed Ivory Coast 10-0 on Sunday in its opening match in Group B play at the Women's World Cup at Lansdowne Stadium in Ottawa, Canada.
OAKLAND — Warriors fans have seen enough great comebacks out of their team this season — from 26 points down to the Boston Celtics in March, from 20 back to the New Orleans Hornets in the first round of the playoffs, etc. — to know what was coming in overtime Sunday night.
EDMONTON, Alberta — Forward Christine Sinclair scored on a penalty kick in the 92nd minute as Canada opened the Women's World Cup with a 1-0 victory over China before a record crowd Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta.
SEATTLE — Amid a homestand in which they’ve lost six of seven games, left runner after runner stranded on base and failed to come up with any semblance of a consistent offense, the Mariners made a trade in an effort to jump-start their hitting attack.