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Unusual Longacres Mile set for Thursday night

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.

Unusual Longacres Mile set for Thursday night
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)
4 players with local ties stick on initial NFL rosters
4 players with local ties stick on initial NFL rosters
Authentic upsets Tiz the Law to win Kentucky Derby

Authentic upsets Tiz the Law to win Kentucky Derby

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

Authentic upsets Tiz the Law to win Kentucky Derby
Next UFC fight scheduled for local MMA star Granger

Next UFC fight scheduled for local MMA star Granger

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

Next UFC fight scheduled for local MMA star Granger
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 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.

The Herald’s 2019-20 Man of the Year in Sports: Jake Luton
Former Silvertips star, Thunderbirds star renew rivalry

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.

Former Silvertips star, Thunderbirds star renew rivalry
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

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.

Dustin Johnson emerges from a pack to lead PGA Championship
Li at his best and builds lead at PGA Championship

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.

Li at his best and builds lead at PGA Championship
Day, Todd share 1st-round lead at PGA Championship

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

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

Day, Todd share 1st-round lead at PGA Championship
Granger ready to bounce back after 1st UFC loss, health scare

Granger ready to bounce back after 1st UFC loss, health scare

Everett-based fighter anxious to return following a scary bout with blood clots after her only loss.

Granger ready to bounce back after 1st UFC loss, health scare
EvCC alum Keone Kela opens up about positive virus tests

EvCC alum Keone Kela opens up about positive virus tests

The Pirates pitcher is asymptomatic but has not been able to join his team due to positive results.

EvCC alum Keone Kela opens up about positive virus tests
Shorewood alum Snell issues apology for part of rant

Shorewood alum Snell issues apology for part of rant

The Rays pitcher says he wishes he had not said, “I’m not playing unless I get mine.”

Shorewood alum Snell issues apology for part of rant
Empty stands at Emerald Downs leave empty feeling inside

Empty stands at Emerald Downs leave empty feeling inside

The reality of the summer sets in when witnessing first-hand empty stands at a sporting event.

Empty stands at Emerald Downs leave empty feeling inside
NFL says training camps still on for late July

NFL says training camps still on for late July

Although contingency plans are being made, the league intends to start training camp on time.

NFL says training camps still on for late July
New Seattle hockey venue to be named Climate Pledge Arena

New Seattle hockey venue to be named Climate Pledge Arena

Amazon purchases the naming rights for the former KeyArena and puts the focus on its climate-change message.

New Seattle hockey venue to be named Climate Pledge Arena
Play ball! MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24

Play ball! MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24

Ballparks will be empty and new rules in place as the league and players agree to season parameters.

Play ball! MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24
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