HOUSTON — It seemed like just another run to make the defeat seem that much more decisive.
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SEATTLE — After a long wait to get involved in the NFL draft, the Seahawks made quick work of their Friday, drafting Michigan defensive end Frank Clark — one of the more controversial players in the draft — in the second round and then making a trade with Washington to move up to select Kansas State receiver/returner Tyler Lockett in the third.
LAS VEGAS — The list of the most heavily bet-upon sporting events in Las Vegas’ history is a top 20 exclusively of Super Bowls.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Logan Morrison has put on a good face through the first 20 games of the season. He came into Wednesday’s game hitting an anemic .149 with just one extra-base hit.
SEATTLE — When Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon met with reporters after Sunday’s 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins, he had already changed out of his uniform and into shorts and a sweatshirt.
RICHMOND, Va. — Consider the page turned.
SEATTLE — Clint Dempsey has had his share of success against many MLS teams, but he has become particular poison to the Portland Timbers.
SEATTLE — Roenis Elias pitched well enough to help the Seattle Mariners win Sunday, throwing far better in his 2015 big-league debut than he had in spring training, or in his first three starts this season for Triple-A Tacoma.
Seattle — Eduardo Escobar homered and Eduardo Nunez drove in two runs to help the Minnesota Twins to an 8-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
Richmond , Va. — Joey Logano will start on the pole for tonight’s Toyota Owners 400 after topping Denny Hamlin in qualifying at Richmond International Raceway.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Even a mind honed to absolute focus from years of driving up to 200 mph for hours at a time can be blown. Even a heart conditioned to a sitting rate of 47 beats per minute can come thumping through your chest at the strangest times. Kevin Harvick realized these things Tuesday on the south lawn of the White House, in the bright afternoon sunlight, when the man standing next to him started to speak.
SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez limped to the mound. His quad ached with every step. But this game was his and he was finishing.
The NFL’s regular season schedule was officially released Tuesday night, revealing dates for the full 2015 slate. Here are 10 games that jump out as appointment television:
SEATTLE — It is only three starts, just one-tenth of the outings the Seattle Mariners hope J.A. Happ makes this season, but here is the strange truth: Happ, the player many fans groaned over when the Mariners traded for him this offseason, has arguably been the team’s most consistent pitcher.
SEATTLE — The offense wasn’t the problem for the Seattle Mariners, which is an odd thing considering the past few seasons filled with anemic, run-scoring efforts at Safeco Field.