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In sports briefs from the weekend, the Dodgers and Rays advance to the World Series, Phil Mickelson wins the Charity Classic title and legendary Minnesota sports columnist Sid Hartman dies at age 100.

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Holding his nerve to the end and delivering all the key shots, Jason Kokrak matched the low score of the week with an 8-under 64 to overcome a three-shot deficit at the start and win by two shots to finally be able to call himself a PGA Tour winner.

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Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the seventh inning, and the Dodgers advanced to the Fall Classic for the third time in four years by topping the Atlanta Braves 4-3 in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series on Sunday.

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SAN DIEGO — Remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team and the Tampa Bay Rays reached the World Series for the second time, silencing the Houston Astros 4-2 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.

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Not much has changed through NASCAR’s first two rounds of playoffs: Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin are still favored to race for the championship and the other two contenders are a crapshoot.

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In sports briefs from Thursday, Alabama's Nick Saban won't be allowed to coach from home during Saturday against Georgia, UW senior Nahziah Carter is suspended for violating the code of conduct, and Tyronn Lue is the Clippers' next coach.

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And when Gov. Jay Inslee's office declined to recommend that the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) resume fall sports after a meeting last month involving the WIAA, the governor's office, Tracy Ford and student athletes, the trainer took matters into his own hands. He organized an invitation-only, three-day mini-camp and showcase game two weekends ago in Tacoma that involved up to 112 top in-state players and well-known guest coaches.

Abraham Lucas, Washington State’s prolific right tackle, was an imposing center for a few Archbishop Murphy teams, demonstrating the same combination of footwork, strength and intellect that’s made such a dominant presence on the right side of the Cougars’ offensive line.

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The Big Sky Conference released its 2020-2021 men's and women's basketball schedules Thursday, which features teams playing two consecutive games against every school to offset the cost of travel following coronavirus-induced financial losses.

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Marcell Ozuna homered twice, rookie right-hander Bryse Wilson made his postseason debut by outpitching a three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw and the Braves bounced back from a lopsided loss with a rout of their own, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-2 on Thursday night.

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In sports briefs from Wednesday, the NFL cancels the Pro Bowl, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19 and Saturday's Florida-LSU game has been postponed.

Remember the viral photo on social media of "The Dress," where some people saw black and blue while others insisted it was white and gold? Fans probably have similarly contrasting views of the Seahawks right now.

Max Muncy’s slam off Grant Dayton capped an 11-run first inning when Los Angeles benefitted from a game-starting replay challenge, hit three home runs and had nine consecutive batters reach base after two outs. The Dodgers set franchise postseason records for runs and home runs with five, cutting their NLCS deficit to 2 games to 1.

George Springer broke a tie with a two-run homer, José Altuve also went deep and hit an RBI double, and Zack Greinke escaped a bases-loaded jam as Houston stayed alive in the AL Championship Series with a 4-3 victory Wednesday night in Game 4.

Ryan Tannehill threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as the Titans routed the Buffalo Bills 42-16 on a rare Tuesday night in a showdown between two of the NFL's five remaining undefeated teams pushed back two days after a couple more positive tests for Tennessee last week.

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In sports briefs from Tuesday, the NFL installs new protocols to fight the coronavirus, Dustin Johnson pulls out of the CJ Cup after test positive for COVID-19, and the Jets release running back Le’Veon Bell.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had his mask on last week against Miami for all but a handful of sideline shots. He, too, pulled it back over his nose most of those times he was shown in violation.

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In sports briefs from Monday, Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan dies at age 77, the Falcons tab defensive coordinator Raheem Morris as interim head coach, and Padres outfielder Tommy Pham is recovering after being stabbed.

Back in the ballpark where he started his big league career, Manuel Margot of the Tampa Bay Rays had a breakout game in the AL Championship Series with a three-run home run and a spectacular catch while tumbling over a wall in right field.

Austin Riley led off the ninth inning with a tiebreaking homer that sparked a four-run Braves rally Monday night for a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first major league game this season with fans allowed to attend.

In the Pete Carroll/Russell Wilson era, the Seahawks have produced some of the most talented teams to come through the NFL. But they've never produced one as entertaining as the one we're seeing now.