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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning in Game 3 of the baseball World Series Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Buehler dominates, Dodgers take 2-1 World Series lead

Los Angeles’ starter strikes out 10 Tampa Bay batters in a 6-2 victory.

 

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning in Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Snell strikes out 9, Rays win to pull even in World Series

The Shorewood alum takes a no-hitter into the fifth; Tampa Bay hangs on to beat the Dodgers 6-4.

 

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger celebrates his two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning in Game 1 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dodgers’ stars shine in win over Rays in Game 1 of World Series

Mookie Betts and Cody Bellinger homer to back a great start from Clayton Kershaw in L.A.’s 8-3 win.

 

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, left, smiles at Breanna Stewart after the team defeated the Las Vegas Aces to win basketball’s WNBA championship last week in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

POLL RESULTS: 2020 deemed the greatest team in Storm history

By a two-to-one margin, Seattle’s 2020 championship team out-polled the 2010 titlists.

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, left, smiles at Breanna Stewart after the team defeated the Las Vegas Aces to win basketball’s WNBA championship last week in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
<ins>From left, Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird and Karen Bryant share a laugh during Jackson’s jersey retirement ceremony in 2016 in Seattle. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)</ins>

POLL: Which Seattle Storm team is the greatest?

Is it this year’s team, which won the franchise’s fourth WNBA title, or is it the 2010 team, which also dominted?

<ins>From left, Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird and Karen Bryant share a laugh during Jackson’s jersey retirement ceremony in 2016 in Seattle. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)</ins>
Spain's Rafael Nadal holds the trophy as he celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Nadal ties Federer at 20 Slams by beating Djokovic in Paris

He had a surprisingly dominant 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 victory over the No. 1-ranked Djokovic on Sunday.

Spain's Rafael Nadal holds the trophy as he celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
FILE - This March 1960 file photo shows New York Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford. A family member tells The Associated Press on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 that Ford died at his Long Island home Thursday night.(AP Photo, File)

Legendary Yankees ace Whitey Ford dies at age 91

His 10 wins in the World Series are still most in Major League Baseball history.

FILE - This March 1960 file photo shows New York Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford. A family member tells The Associated Press on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 that Ford died at his Long Island home Thursday night.(AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this March 1968 file photo, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson is pictured during baseball spring training in Florida. Gibson, the dominating pitcher who won a record seven consecutive World Series starts and set a modern standard for excellence when he finished the 1968 season with a 1.12 ERA, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. He was 84. (AP Photo, File)

Bob Gibson, Hall of Fame ace for Cardinals, dies at 84

The two-time Cy Young Award winner spent his entire 17-year career with St. Louis.

FILE - In this March 1968 file photo, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson is pictured during baseball spring training in Florida. Gibson, the dominating pitcher who won a record seven consecutive World Series starts and set a modern standard for excellence when he finished the 1968 season with a 1.12 ERA, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. He was 84. (AP Photo, File)
Seattle Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse catches the game-winning touchdown pass in front of Green Bay Packers' Tramon Williams during overtime of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 28-22 to advance to Super Bowl XLIX. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Kearse, author of many big moments for Seahawks, retires

The wide receiver who also starred at UW was a clutch performer during Seattle’s Super Bowl years.

Seattle Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse catches the game-winning touchdown pass in front of Green Bay Packers' Tramon Williams during overtime of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 28-22 to advance to Super Bowl XLIX. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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.

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