The Seattle Mariners announced a multiyear contract extension for manager Scott Servais on Friday as the club opened the second half of the season in position to potentially end the longest current playoff drought in the four major pro sports.
While there is genuine excitement for what Seattle accomplished in the first 3 1/2 months of the season there's also a sense of dread among the most fatalistic Mariners fans who have seen promising seasons go south before.
More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs.
Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 Tuesday night for its sixth straight win.
English fish and chips against Croatia’s famous fish risotto. France’s vin et fromage versus Belgian beer and waffles. Players nicknamed Slab Head, Rocky and 37. Welcome to the final four of a new-look World Cup.