James Kaprielian shows Yankees what they’re missing

The Athletics assign their hotel rooms alphabetically on the road — probably not an uncommon practice — so James Kaprielian and Tony Kemp usually find themselves as neighbors. On Thursday, enjoying a day off in Manhattan, the neighbors looked ahead. “He said, ‘Man, I just can’t wait for tomorrow,’ ” the outfielder Kemp disclosed about … Read more

Phil Mickelson believes he can ‘make a run’ at US Open title

SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson, one day after firing a disappointing 75, played himself back into the tournament Friday, shooting a 2-under 69 in the second round of the U.S. Open to get to 2-over for the week. “I played really well today,’’ said Mickelson, who trails co-leaders Richard Bland and Russell Henley by sevens … Read more

Milkha Singh: India’s ‘Flying Sikh’ dies of COVID aged 91 | Coronavirus pandemic News

Singh, a four-time Asian Games gold medallist, passed away at a hospital in the north Indian city of Chandigarh. Milkha Singh, one of India’s first sport superstars and an ace sprinter who overcame a childhood tragedy to become the country’s most celebrated athlete, has died of COVID aged 91. Singh, a four-time Asian Games gold … Read more

James Harden’s hamstring will dictate Nets’ Game 7 success

When the Nets went from struggling to super-team upon the arrival of James Harden, some opined he had saved their season. The star, though still not himself in the wake of hamstring tightness, may have to do just that in Saturday’s do-or-die Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Bucks. After his right … Read more

Arlington neighbors ponder possible Chicago Bears relocation

If the Chicago Bears move from Soldier Field to Arlington Park, Rocco Fridono, owner of Big Ange’s Eatery in Arlington Heights, will have to make some changes — starting with the hours and days of operation. Currently, Big Ange’s Eatery, a cozy, family-owned barbecue, burger and sandwich spot at Northwest Highway and Euclid Avenue, is … Read more

Philadelphia 76ers: Curry, Harris help 76ers stay alive, hold off Hawks 104-99

ATLANTA, Georgia — Seth Curry hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points and the top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers avoided elimination in the Eastern Conference semifinal series by beating the Atlanta Hawks 104-99 in Game 6 on Friday night. The 76ers overcame Trae Young’s 34-point effort to force Game 7 on Sunday night in Philadelphia. Tobias Harris … Read more

Bolles grad Ryan Murphy heading back to Olympics

Ryan Murphy earned a spot in his second Olympic event Friday night. The Bolles School graduate got back in the pool in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday for the 200-meter backstroke finals. Murphy is the reigning Olympic champion in the event. He dominated in the semifinals, and it was a similar performance in the finals. Murphy … Read more

Know way to know if vaccination will outpace Delta variant

Pedestrians fill the sidewalk as Seattle has become the first major city to reach a 70 percent COVID-19 vaccination rate on June 10, 2021 in Seattle. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images) As the number of COVID-19 cases fall across King County, health officials are keeping a close eye on variants, particularly Delta. Dr. Jeff Duchin … Read more

Seattle school district to test full-time virtual classes in fall

Most students learned virtually this past fall. (Seattle Public Schools, Facebook) Seattle students will return to all 104 schools for five full days of instruction in the fall, but the district is also offering a pilot option for full-time virtual learning. A small group of K-12 students have the opportunity to enroll in the virtual … Read more