Just days ago, the Lone Star State stood to become the exclusive home of the American League Championship Series.
The players laid out their best hands, but in the end there was only one winner.
In the back of a funeral home on Seattle’s south end, a Vietnamese immigrant father mourns the boy who loved football, the Seahawks, and a defensive backfield called the Legion of Boom.
The Leeds stars were delighted for the rugby side.
There were no seven-figure yearlings during the final session of Tattersalls’ prestigious Book 1 Sale in Newmarket on Thursday but, with the hammer falling on 372 colts and fillies over the three days at an average price of 222,000gns, turnover at the sale broke 80m guineas (£84m) for the first time to set a new record for a European bloodstock auction.
The Washington Nationals were supposed to win the World Series this year.
The South African would happily walk to the ring with the Leeds boxer.
Mark Cavendish is on the point of signing for the South African team Dimension Data, which has raced this season under the MTN-Qubeka banner, with a strong chance that the Manx sprinter’s arrival will be confirmed on Tuesday.
In one respect, it was heartening to hear Conor Benn talk about his professional debut in London this Saturday night – 20 years after his father retired – as if it were no more than a prologue to greatness, because boxing is not a business for the timid of heart.
Shane Warne, who in truth never really went away, is back.
If reaching No1 in the world represents an impressive enough achievement, the immediate endorsement of that status by way of victory in a high-profile event should afford an extra layer of adulation. In Jason Day’s case it most certainly will.
Floyd "Money" Mayweather posted a mock-up poster on Instagram on Monday teasing a fight between himself and Conor McGregor on pay-per-view.
The biggest tournament in eSports is just a month away, and Valve have updated the Dota 2 blog to explain how everything is going to happen.
Rougned Odor has been banned for eight games and fined $5,000 after his brawl with José Bautista on Sunday, MLB confirmed on Tuesday. Bautista has been suspended for one game.
“People don’t understand how much I have to kill myself in the gym to get the weight down,” says Tyson Fury, wincing at the fresh reminder of three hard sessions a day, most days, since mid-April.
Kell Brook fought the Canadian Kevin Bizier here on Saturday night but his real opponent was complacency.
A spider in the road is not usually an issue at the Tour de France but, when it is the “kilometre-to-go spider” – as the red inflatable arch is nicknamed – that is a rather different matter.
Lumiere, unraced since finishing last of 16 when second-favourite for the 1,000 Guineas in early May, returned to form in striking style here on Thursday with a six-length success in the Listed Sir Henry Cecil Stakes.
Sometimes an athlete’s body language speaks far louder than words.