PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland —Ireland’s Shane Lowry survived a shaky back nine and grabbed a share of the 36-hole lead with J.B. Holmes at The Open Championship on Friday while some of the game’s most famous names bit the dust.
PAU, France — France’s Julian Alaphilippe continued to amaze as he claimed an impressive victory in the 13th stage of the Tour de France, a 27.2-km individual time trial, to extend his overall lead on Friday.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Hometown favourite Rory McIlroy missed the halfway cut by one stroke at the British Open on Friday, despite matching the best score of the championship with a six-under-par 65 in the second round at Royal Portrush.
One by one, they approached Edgar Martinez, eyes brimming with joy, sometimes even with tears. Almost every person, in the brief allotted time, had a story, an anecdote, an affirmation, they wanted to relate.
Ryan Collingwood The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif — The last time linebacker Samson Ebukam, quarterback Gage Gubrud and the Washington State Cougars were on the same field, the former Eastern Washington stalwarts helped spearhead a 45-42 upset in Pullman.
With more than a third of their 2019 schedule remaining, the Seattle Mariners are already approaching a franchise record with the number of players they’ve used this season. Only the 2017 Mariners (61) have used more.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — If Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship, then Thursday’s opening round of the British Open was a reality check.
ROYAL PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — A nother poor start by Rory McIlroy at a major championship on Thursday hardly shocked some former players who used the words "choke" and "inexcusable" to describe the Northern Irishman's performance in the British Open first round on Thursday.
J.B. Holmes grabbed a one-shot lead after the first round of The Open Championship on Thursday while local favorite Rory McIlroy struggled at Royal Portrush Golf Club in the tournament’s return to Northern Ireland after a 68-year wait.
During a brilliant four-year career at Washington, Kelsey Plum almost single-handedly transformed UW women’s basketball games into must-see theater while attracting sellout crowds to witness the NCAA record-setting scoring dynamo.
Freshly minted general manager Ron Francis spent part of his introductory news conference Thursday discussing the importance of using any afforded additional time and why he won’t immediately hire a coach for this city’s incoming NHL franchise.
WENATCHEE — The North Central Washington Volleyball Club held their annual camp at Wenatchee High School this week. It attracted 70 players over the four days of the camp. In fact, there were still eight on the waiting list.
Wenatchee will be well represented at the WCL All-Star game in Bend next Tuesday, with four members of the AppleSox being selected to the mid-summer classic, according to a release from AppleSox communications director, Joel Norman.
REDMOND — The Wenatchee FC took three teams to the Crossfire Collegiate Showcase at 60 Acres in Redmond this past weekend. It is a showcase for college coaches featuring some of the best teams from around the west.
PULLMAN — Washington State’s Max Borghi became the first Cougar to earn preseason recognition Wednesday when the sophomore was named to the watch list for the Doak Walker Award, which recognizes the nation’s top running back.
TOULOUSE, France — Australian Caleb Ewan completed his set of grand tour stage victories when the pocket-sized sprinter pipped Dylan Groenewegen to the line to win the 11th stage of the Tour de France, a 167-km flat ride from Albi on Wednesday.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The final day of practice before the British Open Championship at Royal Portrush was hit by steady rain on Wednesday, and forecasts are for showers on the first two days of competition.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — For Rory McIlroy, Royal Portrush will always be the place where, at the age of 16, he broke the course record in stunning fashion, grabbing the attention of the golfing world.
Ken Griffey Jr. closed out one of the more memorable induction speeches in the history of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2016 by pulling a cap out of the podium and putting it on backward in his trademark style.
WENATCHEE — It was a special night Monday for the Wenatchee AppleSox as they welcomed the U.S. Military All-Stars to Paul Thomas Sr. Stadium for a non-league game. Before the game, there was a special ceremony to honor a fallen local soldier.
It’s been nearly a year since Seattle Mariners reliever Sam Tuivailala has pitched in a major league baseball game. Freshly acquired by the club at the trade deadline last season, Tuivailala was placed on the injured list with a ruptured right Achilles tendon in August after just five appearances.
WENATCHEE — The inaugural season of the Wenatchee Valley Skyhawks came to an end on Sunday with a 28-27 first round playoff loss to the visiting Reno Express. The crazy part of this game is the Skyhawks have several chances to take the lead in the final minute, but just fell short.
Editor’s note: To kick off Edgar Week, we dove into the archives for this seminal story on his upbringing. Larry Stone traveled to Edgar’s hometown of Dorado, Puerto Rico, for this piece, originally published April 1, 2001.