RENTON — Russell Wilson spent much of the first 15 minutes of his weekly meeting with the media Thursday reflecting on an especially meaningful upcoming personal milestone — if the Seahawks beat Tennessee Sunday it will be his 100th win in the regular season.
Considering its history with injured players, there was reason to believe the Storm was simply being cautious while holding out star forward Breanna Stewart from its final two regular-season games, including Friday’s matchup against the Phoenix Mercury.
With every crushing defeat or losing streak where it seemed as though the 2021 Mariners would regress to an expected reality, they’ve always rebounded with a win streak to keep them relevant in a postseason race that always seemed implausible.
A slider off the seam of Jake Bauers’ pant leg put the potential winning run on base and the possible game-winning double — a line drive down the right field line with Bauers running — landed foul by just inches, transforming the screams of the hopeful Mariners fans in the crowd of 17,860 in…
WASHINGTON — Olympic gymnast Simone Biles held back tears on Wednesday, as she told lawmakers how the FBI and U.S. gymnastic and Olympic officials failed to stop the sexual abuse that she and hundreds of other athletes suffered from former doctor Larry Nassar.
The All-Star Game is coming back to Seattle, 22 years after its most recent appearance. And on nights like Tuesday, when the ballpark crackled with energy, and the game resonated with meaning, it’s possible to dream.
With the temperature dropping to 60 degrees in the eighth inning of a game that was over three hours old, there was the feeling of fall at T-Mobile Park. And with almost all of the announced crowd of 19,887 standing and screaming in anticipation of every pitch from Drew Steckenrider to Kyle …
An ESPN report Tuesday stated that veteran receiver Josh Gordon has successfully completed an “NFL-monitored treatment program” and that the league’s players union “has recommended to the NFL that he be reinstated.”
Any confidence and momentum the Storm generated from its previous outing — a 34-point win Tuesday and the 10th-largest margin of victory in franchise history — quickly dissipated in the first quarter Sunday night.
If the obituary of this unexpectedly successful season for the Mariners is written before the season ends Oct. 3, there will be an assortment of reasons for its ultimate demise without a postseason appearance.
NDIANAPOLIS — It’s hard to say which was more encouraging Sunday — the smooth syncopation of the Seahawks’ offense in its true 2021 unveiling, the almost preternatural chemistry between quarterback Russell Wilson and offensive coordinator Shane Waldron, or the quiet confidence that this was …
Star forward Breanna Stewart will miss the remainder of the regular season and sit out the next two games due to a left foot injury, the Storm announced Friday. The former MVP injured her left foot in the third quarter of the Storm’s win against the Mystics on Tuesday and did not return.
NEW YORK — British teenager Emma Raducanu produced yet another electrifying performance to become the first qualifier to reach the U.S. Open semi-finals on Wednesday, defeating Olympic champion Belinda Bencic 6-3 6-4 on Arthur Ashe Stadium.
HOUSTON — In desperate need of a victory to stay in a wild card race that becomes just a little more difficult with the number of games remaining in the season decreasing with each day, perhaps it was fitting that the Mariners finished the season series against a team they struggle to beat w…
NEW YORK — After the COVID-19 pandemic left the stands empty last year, the U.S. Open has welcomed tennis-starved fans back to Flushing Meadows and Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez has ridden a wave of support all the way to the semi-finals.
HOUSTON — Their late-inning flirtation with danger — consistently allowing the tying run to get into scoring position and the go-ahead run to come to the plate — never resulted in disaster. Working a with one-run lead, Casey Sadler (sixth), Drew Steckenrider (seventh) and Diego Castillo (eig…
NEW YORK — Teenagers have lit up the U.S. Open this year and on Tuesday Leylah Fernandez and Carlos Alcaraz will look to take their dream runs a step further by claiming a maiden spot in the semi-finals at Flushing Meadows.
NEW YORK — An out-of-sorts Novak Djokovic scraped his way to a 1-6 6-3 6-2 6-2 win over American wildcard Jenson Brooksby on Monday to move into the U.S. Open quarter-finals and three wins from tennis immortality.