RENTON — The many Seahawks fans without tickets who want to attend regular-season games in 2014 will have to try their luck on the secondary market.
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Rory McIlroy has already separated himself from the heat-wave players of his own generation, and it’s not because of his hot sleeves and pink spikes. The brilliance and audience magnetism that others strive for with their candy-colored club shafts and fluorescent shirts, McIlroy comes by easily. The golf audience long has sensed something apart about McIlroy, some elevated potential, and with his victory in the British Open, he affirmed it. The next great is crowned. He is the Boy King.
HOYLAKE, England — The sad saga of Tiger Woods at this British Open ended Sunday with a 5-foot putt for par on the 18th hole.
SEATTLE — At the very least, Roenis Elias’ previous three starts had to cause a hint of concern among Seattle Mariners’ brass.
Could American football soon take a page from Australian rugby?
HOYLAKE, England — His gait, on days like this, is unmistakable, even from a par-5 away. When Rory McIlroy is playing his best golf — and his best golf is about the best golf on the planet right now — he carries himself as the best golfer in the world. His chest is out, his head upright, his gaze forward and the ground beneath his feet seems to bounce him upward. He is in command of everything around him, and he wants every single person who glances his way to know it.
If former U.S. men’s national team goalkeeper Brad Friedel can develop a British accent, then English Premier League soccer can make a splash in the states.
Dan Courtemanche had a tailor-made answer last week for folks asking him whether professional soccer will ever “make it” in the United States.
You can almost sense the confidence building with each win. Team chemistry, seemingly an issue in the past, has improved dramatically. And the new high-priced, high-profile superstar, after an early period of adjustment, is elevating his teammates as they all figure out how to succeed together.
WIMBLEDON, England — Had she dropped to her knees in disbelief Thursday, overcome by shock upon clinching a spot in Wimbledon’s final at age 20, Eugenie Bouchard would have been forgiven.
In the first objection to the revised National Football League concussion settlement, seven retired players claim the proposed agreement is riddled with “fatal defects” that “render it anything but fair.”
SAO PAULO — Three weeks ago, Jurgen Klinsmann predicted his U.S. team wouldn’t win the World Cup. And he was right.
WIMBLEDON, England — Top seed Novak Djokovic needed all five sets to win his quarterfinal match, while seven-time champion Roger Federer advanced in four and defending titlist Andy Murray was sent packing by rising Bulgarian star Grigor Dimitrov in straights Wednesday at Wimbledon.
WIMBLEDON, England — Today’s women’s semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan.
Goalkeepers are a notoriously odd bunch. In their dress, they adopt the colors of a snow cone, all neons and hot greens. They wear gloves that are better suited for space than sport. Their hairdos range from Mohawks to dreadlocks to blond Afros. But even by such lofty standards of quirk, the tale of American goalkeeper Tim Howard is richer than most.