Stories tagged: playoffs
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
‘They’re happy, they’re ready to go’: Sounders eager for MLS Western Conference semifinal vs. Salt Lake
Gustav Svensson walked off the Sounders practice field Tuesday talking about sunny skies and rejuvenated legs.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
A pause and a contorted face are among the frequent reactions to questions regarding Major League Soccer’s new playoff format.
Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
The Oakland Athletics vowed to build on last season’s playoff return that ended in a lopsided wild-card loss at Yankee Stadium.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
The Tampa Bay Rays returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, clinching an AL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on …
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019
Luke Toporowski spent Game 2 of the Spokane Chiefs’ first-round playoff series with the Portland Winterhawks away from the team, stricken with the flu.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
Larry Stone: Seahawks’ playoff mission accomplished, it’s on to the next goal – ‘We’re not stopping here’
The Seahawks did the requisite amount of savoring on Sunday night, sprinkled with just a little bit of sass, and why not?
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
With so many teams still alive for playoffs, NFL’s theme song should be ‘Meet Me In The Middle’
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018
Jake Constantine threw for four touchdowns and ran for another and the Weber State defense picked off four passes to lead the second-seeded Wildcats to a 48-23 win over Southeast …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
Leif Ericksen threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns, but the Pirates (10-1) fell 45-24 to Saint John’s in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs in Collegeville, …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
This postseason may be best remembered for its bullpen openers. Just not in the A.L. Division Series between the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians. Relief pitchers are covering entire games …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer in the first inning, Luis Severino atoned for flopping in his postseason debut last year and the New York Yankees …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
DeWanna Bonner had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and the Phoenix Mercury scored the first 14 points of the fourth quarter to beat the Seattle Storm 86-66 in the WNBA …
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018
The Mariners don’t wow you with statistical dominance. Their offense is about average, which was unexpected. Their pitching has been better than average – also unexpected. So how did they …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018
Strong contingent of area talent leads unbeaten Spokane Shadow in National Premier Soccer League playoffs
The Shadow will host FCM Portland on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Spokane Falls Community College in the West Region quarterfinal of the National Premier League Soccer playoffs.
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018
David Stockton is sticking with the Utah Jazz. Stockton, son of Utah legend and Hall of Fame point guard John Stockton, is expected to sign with the Jazz for the …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018
Once upon a time, in a land far, far away – metaphorically, at least – the Mariners owned this town.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018
Recharged and rankled are the New England Patriots, who await a visit from the Tennessee Titans in the AFC divisional playoffs next weekend.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
The Washington Nationals became the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season, winning the NL East on Sunday as Stephen Strasburg extended his scoreless streak …
Sat., June 10, 2017
The race for the second and final playoff berth in the Intense Conference will come down to the last week of the Indoor Football League regular season.
Sun., May 7, 2017
LeBron James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four-game sweep of Toronto, beating the Raptors 109-102 on Sunday to give James his seventh …
Sat., April 15, 2017
NBA star Isaiah Thomas’ sister has died in a one-car accident.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017
Chiefs coach Andy Reid doesn’t believe the holding penalty on left tackle Eric Fisher that cost Kansas City a tying 2-point conversion against Pittsburgh on Sunday night should have been …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
Who needs to reach the end zone when you have Le’Veon Bell chewing up yards and the clock, and Chris Boswell setting an NFL playoff record with six field goals?
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
The rookie magic of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and tailback Ezekiel Elliott ran into a more powerful force here Sunday. That was the quarterbacking wizardry of Aaron Rodgers, and …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
Four years ago, the Seattle Seahawks walked out of Atlanta after a defining moment that shaped what has taken place since.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday defended his decision to leave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Miami game despite holding an 18-point lead but admitted he got “over-aggressive” and shouldn’t …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
Tom Brady and the Patriots clinched another division title and helped the Dolphins jump into a postseason position while Oakland snapped a 13-year playoff drought.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016
West Valley pulled off a significant come-from-behind road win last week, topping Franklin Pierce 44-41.
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016
So much for any Game No. 162 chaos in baseball: The San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles grabbed the last three playoff spots Sunday, and the October …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016
With the potential tying run on third base, Mookie Betts wanted to get the ball in the air. It didn’t matter given the good bounces the Boston Red Sox were …