Duos from Longview, Wash., and Yakima claimed the top prizes over the weekend in the annual Couples Chapman golf tournament at the Walla Walla Country Club.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say they’re studying how to improve the protective netting after a young girl was hit in the head by a liner from slugger Cody Bellinger.
NEW YORK — The NBA fined the New York Knicks $50,000 on Monday for violating media rules by not allowing the New York Daily News to cover one of the team’s news conferences.
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has sentenced a former top Sacramento Kings executive to seven years in prison for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.
PHILADELPHIA — The New York Mets have fined manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas for their expletive-filled confrontation with a reporter after a weekend loss at Wrigley Field.
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals closer Jordan Hicks has a torn elbow ligament and the team says it’s determining what to do with the hardest-throwing pitcher in the majors.
SEATTLE — On the morning of the Mariners’ 82nd game of the season, sitting at the mathematical halfway point of the 162-game marathon, Mariners chairman and managing partner John Stanton sat in the suite belonging to team president and CEO Kevin Mather, reading the day’s in-house game notes …
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks have traded Kent Bazemore to the Portland Trail Blazers for Evan Turner is a swap of high-priced players heading into the final year of their contracts.
CHASKA, Minn. — Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship for her first major championship, and the first by an Australian in 13 years.
HALLE, Germany — Roger Federer set another benchmark in his remarkable career by winning his 10th Halle Open title on Sunday.
SONOMA, Calif. — Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch have managed to keep their long-standing rivalry quite friendly during their first season as teammates at Joe Gibbs Racing.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The first round of the NHL draft wasn’t so much unpredictable as the game is becoming more international.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas Rangers third baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera plans to appeal a four-game suspension from Major League Baseball for throwing equipment on the field that hit an umpire.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hall of Famer Joe Dumars is back in the NBA, hired as a special adviser to Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac.
CHASKA, Minn. — Hannah Green made it through her first taste of the big stage on the LPGA Tour by holding a lead on the weekend at a major championship and playing alongside powerful Ariya Jutanugarn, a two-time major champion and former No. 1 in the world.
LONDON — American tennis player Anna Tatishvili has appealed her fine of about $50,000 for what the Grand Slam Board ruled was a violation of its first-round performance rule at the French Open last month.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The NHL salary cap for next season has been set at $81.5 million, which is $1.5 lower than initially projected.
Larry Bird’s place in NBA history stretches from the record book to the rule book.
SEATTLE — Mike Leake had been on a roll.
EVERETT — After 10 games, the identity shift is nearly complete as the Storm falls in line behind its new leaders, Natasha Howard and Jewell Loyd.
NEW YORK — The NFL competition committee has decided against making any changes to the new rule for reviewing pass interference.
The Mariners have reached the sell-off stage of this step-back voyage, and what a grim ride it’s been so far.
CLEVELAND — Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was released from a Detroit-area hospital nearly a month after suffering a stroke and will recover at an in-patient rehabilitation center.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The NHL is expanding its video review process to allow an unlimited number of coaching challenges to address concerns raised after several notable missed calls during the playoffs.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Veteran goalie Ryan Miller has re-signed for another season with the Anaheim Ducks.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Defenseman Alex Edler signed a two-year extension with the Vancouver Canucks at an average salary of $6 million. The 33-year-old Swede could have become a free agent July 1.
SEATTLE — Matisse Thybulle soared higher than expected in Thursday’s NBA draft and landed in the top 20 picks, while his former Washington Huskies teammate Jaylen Nowell went off the board as several projected in the middle of the second round.
NEW YORK — Zion Williamson plays with force and ferocity, a Hulk in hightops who looks as though he’d never show a soft side.
DES MOINES, Iowa — NASCAR denied Ross Chastain’s appeal after his race-winning truck was disqualified following a postrace inspection at Iowa Speedway over the weekend.
MEMPHIS — The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise’s best years, sending veteran point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for a trio of players, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
It seems like a particularly fanciful (or delusional) notion right now, based on the current American League standings, and based on the team’s largely depressing history.
LAS VEGAS — Nikita Kucherov won the NHL’s highest honors, receiving the Hart Trophy as the league MVP and the Ted Lindsay Award as the best player according to a vote of his fellow pros. The Russian right wing also formally picked up the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s top scorer at the hockey …
SEATTLE — Two streaks came to an end Tuesday night at T-Mobile Park, but only the Kansas City Royals left happy.
SEATTLE — Last seen in the Mariners clubhouse nearly two weeks ago, Braden Bishop sat at his locker and described what he thought was a cramped muscle in his shoulder, an injury that forced the rookie center fielder to remove himself from the Mariners’ game against Houston earlier that night.
BALTIMORE — It took a hug and an affirmation of love, but Tony Jefferson joked last week that the Ravens now get “the lighter side” of Earl Thomas. It’s still unclear what that side looks like. In practices and in news conferences, the safety has been no-nonsense, by the book, almost as rest…
LONDON — Andy Murray’s comeback has been delayed after rain washed out the entire day’s play at the Queen’s Club grass-court tournament for only the third time in 18 years on Tuesday.