kwwl.com

Author's posts

Zunino’s HR in the 12th gives Mariners 4-3 win over Twins

SEATTLE (AP) – After seeing long fly balls to center field die on the warning track as the night progressed, Mike Zunino knew if he got a chance at one swing to end it, he was going to do all he could to not hit it to center. "I tried to hit smart…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38286142/zuninos-hr-in-the-12th-gives-mariners-4-3-win-over-twins?src=rss

Thompson hot hand carries Warriors into Game 7 with Rockets

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Klay Thompson flashed back to a night he left the arena still in uniform, furious about his forgettable performance against Denver. It used to be he struggled to shake off a bad night, or even a bad start to a game. Now, he just …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38286095/thompson-hot-hand-carries-warriors-into-game-7-with-rockets?src=rss

Rockets use strong defense to move a win from NBA Finals

HOUSTON (AP) – The Houston Rockets are so full of physical defenders that Golden State coach Steve Kerr said many look like they could play football. And with three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt watching from a courtside seat Thursday…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38275564/rockets-use-strong-defense-to-move-a-win-from-nba-finals?src=rss

LEADING OFF: Pedroia rejoins Red Sox, Diamondback doldrums

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: WELCOME BACK Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia is set to be activated by the Red Sox after missing Boston’s first 50 games while recovering from knee surgery. Manager Alex Cora says Pedroia will come off the disabled list for a weekend series

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38274001/leading-off-pedroia-rejoins-red-sox-diamondback-doldrums?src=rss

Clippers, coach Doc Rivers agree to contract extension

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Clippers and coach Doc Rivers have agreed to a contract extension that will keep him around to oversee the post-Lob City era. The team announced the extension Wednesday while not disclosing terms of the deal. Rivers was set to en…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38261598/clippers-coach-doc-rivers-agree-to-contract-extension?src=rss

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

ATLANTA (AP) – The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff. Still to be resolved: a much more contentious issue. What to do, if anything, abou…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38253294/nfl-discussing-possible-steps-to-deal-with-anthem-protests?src=rss

NFL: Patricia’s past not subject to personal conduct policy

DETROIT (AP) – The NFL has determined sexual assault allegations against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy. "The allegations occurred well before his affiliation with the NFL," the leag…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38241945/nfl-patricias-past-not-subject-to-personal-conduct-policy?src=rss

LeBronzed? James honored by drive to build statue of him

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) – LeBron James may go from idolized to immortalized in his hometown. A GoFundMe account has been established with a goal to raise $1 million to sculpt and erect a life-size statue of James in Akron, where he began his basketball…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38239326/lebronzed-james-honored-by-drive-to-build-statue-of-him?src=rss

Betts, Benintendi power Red Sox past Orioles 6-3

BOSTON (AP) – Sloppy, rainy and downright lousy weather didn’t cool down the fast start Mookie Betts is off to this season. Betts hit a two-run homer before Andrew Benintendi followed with a shot of his own in the fifth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 on Saturday night

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38231460/betts-benintendi-power-red-sox-past-orioles-6-3?src=rss

Kevin Harvick picks up $1 million check with All-Star win

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) – Nothing can stop Kevin Harvick these days, not an experimental rules package or a field of racers with nothing but pride on the line, and the hottest driver in NASCAR scored a $1 million payday by winning the All-Star race. Harvick’s win Saturday night came exactly 11 years to

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38230917/kevin-harvick-picks-up-1-million-check-with-all-star-win?src=rss

NASCAR adds quirky plate package to $1 million All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) – NASCAR’s annual All-Star race is a $1 million winner-take-all spectacle that has failed for years to live up to the hype. Radical rules changes have been implemented for Saturday night’s race – rules that might help NASCAR’s stars stop Kevin Harvick’s winning streak

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38226953/nascar-adds-quirky-plate-package-to-1-million-all-star-race?src=rss

AP source: Cowboys’ Gregory seeks return after yearlong ban

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is seeking reinstatement to the NFL after missing the 2017 season over multiple violations of the league’s substance-abuse policy, a person with direct knowledge of the application said Friday. Gregory’s application should be received by the league office

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38223995/ap-source-cowboys-gregory-seeks-return-after-yearlong-ban?src=rss

Gonzalez hits 2-run single in 12th, Rockies beat Giants 5-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Carlos Gonzalez has played in San Francisco so many times over the past decade that dealing with seagulls swirling over the outfield grass is customary in the late innings. “It’s part of the show, right?” he said, smiling. “I’ve been playing in this division

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38220695/gonzalez-hits-2-run-single-in-12th-rockies-beat-giants-5-3?src=rss

LEADING OFF: Yanks continue odd trip, Swanson could return

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: TOUGH TRIP The New York Yankees will be back in action, they hope, during a rather strange road swing. Their game at Washington on Tuesday night was suspended in the sixth inning because of rain, and they were washed out the next day at Nationals

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38220281/leading-off-yanks-continue-odd-trip-swanson-could-return?src=rss

Celtics hope to put road woes aside vs. Cavs in Cleveland

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) – Home-court advantage has proven to be a valuable commodity for the Celtics so far this postseason. Boston is 9-0 at TD Garden during these playoffs and has blistered opponents early in games, shooting 47 percent from the field and 39 percent from the 3-point line. It’s often

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38218652/celtics-hope-to-put-road-woes-aside-vs-cavs-in-cleveland?src=rss

Cards pitcher Wainwright onto 60-day DL, catcher Kelly out

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis Cardinals shifted pitcher Adam Wainwright to the 60-day disabled list on Thursday because of persistent pain in his right elbow, with no set timetable for his return. The Cardinals announced the move prior to their game a…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kwwl.com/story/38218477/cards-pitcher-wainwright-onto-60-day-dl-catcher-kelly-out?src=rss