Dodgers 1st Team to Clinch Playoff Spot, Beat Padres 7-5
The Los Angeles Dodgers became the first team to clinch a playoff spot in the pandemic-shortened season, beating the San Diego Padres 7-5.
Seahawks Uncertain What to Expect From Newton as Pats QB
Pete Carroll saw what happened in the season opener as New England put the ball in the hands of new quarterback Cam Newton and he ran all over the Miami Dolphins.
Visitors at Home, Giants Hit 3 HRs and Beat Mariners 9-3
Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford and Evan Longoria homered for San Francisco, and the visiting Giants playing at home beat the Seattle Mariners 9-3.
Oklahoma State to Induct Thurman Thomas into Ring of Honor
Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas will be the first inductee into the Oklahoma State football Ring of Honor.
Peddy Makes Buzzer-beating 3, Mercury Oust Defending Champs
Shey Peddy made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 85-84 victory over the defending champion Washington Mystics in the first round of the WNBA playoffs.
Portland Classic Cut to 54 Holes Because of Air Quality
The LPGA Tour’s Portland Classic has been reduced to 54 holes because of poor air quality caused by wildfires that have been burning across the West.
Mahomes, Chiefs on Top of Season’s First AP Pro32 Poll
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are on top of the first AP Pro32 poll of the season, followed by Baltimore, New Orleans, Seattle and Green Bay rounded out the top five.
Morant Unanimous Pick for NBA’s All-Rookie Team
Rookie of the Year Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies was the lone unanimous selection to the NBA’s All-Rookie Team that was announced Tuesday.
M’s-Giants Shift Because of Fires, Hamels Debut
The two-game series between the San Francisco Giants and Mariners in Seattle has been postponed because of poor air quality caused by the West Coast wildfires.
Seahawks Impressive Season Opening!
Russell Wilson’ had an impressive season-opening performance. But there was an even better debut for Seattle with Jamal Adams’ first game with the Seahawks.