LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The knock against American Pharaoh was that he had never really been tested.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jeb Bush is suddenly the Republicans’ 2016 presidential front-runner, thanks to Mitt Romney’s decision Friday to forgo the race — but skeptical conservatives and public wariness about Bush’s family make him highly vulnerable.
For many Seattle Seahawks fans, a win over the Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII helped erase all of the bad memories of previous seasons. The win momentarily washed clean all the frustrations of a fan base that still feels their team was beaten by the referees, in addition to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XL.
When Jim Foster sees NFL quarterbacks throwing six touchdown passes in a game — or, in a half — such dazzling offensive displays remind him of something very, very familiar.
TUKWILA — Seattle Sounders FC and the Los Angeles Galaxy are longtime rivals and were the top two teams in Major League Soccer during the regular season.
RENTON — The Seahawks have placed run-stuffing, blocker-devouring defensive tackle Brandon Mebane on injured reserve because of a torn hamstring, ending what had been a standout season on the inside for the eight-year veteran.
The Detroit Tigers re-signed designated hitter Victor Martinez to a four-year contract extension, according to multiple reports.
Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was a unanimous and unsurprising choice to win his second consecutive National League Cy Young Award and third in four years.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Mark Sanchez made his Philadelphia debut in style, as he threw two touchdown passes and the Eagles defense did the rest in a 45-21 dismantling of the Carolina Panthers on Monday night.
LANDOVER, Md. — Russell Wilson’s ability to escape pressure and create plays allowed the Seattle Seahawks to hold off the Washington Redskins, 27-17, on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO — Doug Fister and the Washington Nationals kept their championship hopes alive by flipping the script on Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of the National League Division Series.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Kolten Wong knew his deciding home run in Game 3 was gone when it left his bat.
TORONTO — Starting pitching is the main reason the Mariners are playing meaningful games in September, and starting pitching could be the main reason the remaining six games might be meaningless.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Jay Cutler completed two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett and the injury-riddled Chicago Bears held off the New York Jets, 27-19, on Monday night.
SEATTLE — For the major league-record 16th straight time, Felix Hernandez pitched at least seven innings and allowed two or fewer runs. The Mariners also gave the “King” plenty of run support.