Pro sports

California cool, Wolff takes detour to U.S. Open lead

The 21-year-old hits just two fairways but still matches the lowest major score ever at Winged Foot.

 

Reed takes lead as Winged Foot bites back at U.S. Open

His even-par 70 gave him a one-shot lead as only six golfers end the second round in red numbers.

 

Thomas takes U.S. Open lead with 65 on soft, kind Winged Foot

It was the lowest score in an Open at the course, which is hosting for the sixth time since 1929.

 

Sue Bird (left) and Breanna Stewart are looking to lead the Seattle Storm to the WNBA championship, just as they did in 2018. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL RESULTS: Readers have big belief in the Seattle Storm

More than three-quarters of the voters picked the Storm to claim the WNBA championship.

Sue Bird (left) and Breanna Stewart are looking to lead the Seattle Storm to the WNBA championship, just as they did in 2018. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm begin their WNBA playoff run Sunday in the semifinals against a yet-to-be-determined opponent. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

POLL: Will the Storm win the WNBA championship?

Seattle tied for the league’s best record and enters the playoffs as the No. 2 seed.

Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm begin their WNBA playoff run Sunday in the semifinals against a yet-to-be-determined opponent. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Anothertwistafate races to convincing win at Longacres Mile

The favorite wins by over four lengths in the 85th running of the Northwest’s premier horse race.

Chiefs rolls past Texans in opener of NFL season

The defending champs begin the unusual campaign with a dominant 34-20 victory.

Unusual Longacres Mile set for Thursday night

The Northwest’s premier horse race will be held on a weekday, and without fans for the first time ever.

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Steven Souza Jr. bats against the Cincinnati Reds during a spring baseball game in Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Everett’s Souza designated for assignment by Chicago Cubs

It’s the latest setback for the 31-year-old outfielder, who has been dogged by injuries since hitting 30 homers for Tampa Bay in 2017.

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Steven Souza Jr. bats against the Cincinnati Reds during a spring baseball game in Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Authentic upsets Tiz the Law to win Kentucky Derby

The win gives trainer Bob Baffert a record-tying sixth Derby victory.

Next UFC fight scheduled for local MMA star Granger

The Glacier Peak graduate will face Ashley Yoder in a strawweight bout on Nov. 14.

Players take a knee during the Canadian national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks on Aug. 10 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo, Mike Ehrmann)

POLL RESULTS: Majority accept athletes’ social protests

In this week’s poll, 58% said they accept games getting postponed as athletes protest injustice.

Players take a knee during the Canadian national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks on Aug. 10 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo, Mike Ehrmann)

The Herald’s 2019-20 Man of the Year in Sports: Jake Luton

The MP alum battled through numerous major injuries at Oregon State to be drafted the NFL’s Jaguars.

Former Silvertips star, Thunderbirds star renew rivalry

Mathew Barzal’s N.Y. Islanders lead Carter Hart’s Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Referees huddle on an empty court at game time of a scheduled game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic last Wednesday in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bucks boycotted the game to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)

POLL: Where do you stand on game postponement protests?

Professional sports came to a halt last week in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

Referees huddle on an empty court at game time of a scheduled game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic last Wednesday in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bucks boycotted the game to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)

Community sports roundup: Perkins wins ARCA race in Monroe

Plus, Miranda Granger’s fight is called off, a local track athlete is headed to EWU and more.

Dustin Johnson emerges from a pack to lead PGA Championship

He fires a 5-under 65 to take a one-shot lead into the final round at Harding Park.

Li at his best and builds lead at PGA Championship

He’s the first Chinese player to lead after any round of a major in PGA Tour history.

Day, Todd share 1st-round lead at PGA Championship

The event is the first golf major since the coronavirus pandemic began.

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