Janzen Makes His Way Back

sports5Two-time champion Lee Janzen finally made it back to the U.S. Open on Monday from one of eight 36-hole qualifiers across the country. Janzen had scores of 69-68 at Old Oaks and Century to earn the first of four spots available in the sectional qualifier in New York. The other three qualifiers were Jamie Lovemark, Pat Wilson and Rich Berberian Jr. The 50-year-old Janzen won the U.S. Open at Baltusrol

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Rays Win Mariners 3-1

mariners logo5SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Archer became the first pitcher in more than 100 years to reach double-digits in strikeouts without a walk in three straight starts, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Sunday.

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Pac-12 Teams To Use Injury Spotter During Football Games

The Pac-12 teams will use injury spotters during football games that will monitor teams with video technology and communicate with coaches and medical personnel. The Pac-12 university presidents and chancellors approved the spotter system at the conference's summer meetings this weekend.

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Concussions Drive Movement To Curb Headers In Youth Soccer

At the Women's World Cup this summer, there will be a lot of young spectators hoping to someday emulate players like American Abby Wambach, who is known for heading the ball with uncanny accuracy. But there is a nearly year-old educational campaign that recommends that those kids not be taught headers until they're high school age, after their brains and necks have had a chance to develop. The Safer Soccer Initiative is a joint effort between the Sports Legacy Institute, a concussion research and advocacy nonprofit, and the Santa Clara Institute of Sports Law and Ethics. A study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine in 2012 showed that while football had the greatest incidence of concussions among high school athletes, girls' soccer was second. June 8, 2015

Mariners 2-1 Over Rays

jackson060615SEATTLE (AP) — Austin Jackson's solo home run in the seventh inning broke a 1-1 tie and the Seattle Mariners snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night. Felix Hernandez allowed just one run on two hits in seven innings. Rookie Carson Smith notched his first career save for Seattle. Seth Smith doubled to lead off the fourth inning off Rays starter Alex Colome and advanced

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