The good news is that there is still time – weeks, if not months — for the narrative to be changed. The bad news is that the forces conspiring against it are mounting – pitching injuries that have not only left the rotation vulnerable but overtaxed the bullpen; that’s on top
Contractors say they’ll lift the 2,000-ton front end of the world’s biggest tunnel-boring machine to the surface for repairs. Meanwhile, digging of the waterfront highway tunnel will be on hold six months longer than previously planned.
American Meb Keflezighi won the men’s title and Rita Jeptoo of Kenya repeated as the women’s champion at the Boston Marathon. Uli Steidl of Seattle was the top finisher in the men’s 40-and-older category for the second time.
Shortstop Chris Taylor hit a pair of home runs to lead the Tacoma Rainiers to an 8-5 victory over the Sacramento River Cats on Monday night in a game that was called after seven innings because of rain.
Three NBA coaching jobs opened up. Mike Woodson was fired by the New York Knicks, Tyrone Corbin was let go by the Utah Jazz and Rick Adelman decided it was time to retire from the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains.