Colts owner insists Andrew Luck’s slow comeback part of design

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts intend to stick to the long-term plan. Even if it means going into the regular season without Andrew Luck. While they believe their biggest investment will be completely healthy eventually and that Luck provides their best chance to win now and into the future, they’re not going to rush Luck back. And they’re not looking for a quick fix after a demoralizing 24-10 preseason loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday. “I can’t say unequivocally that he (Luck) will be ready for the Rams game,” team owner Jim Irsay said. “But I can say I feel very confident that he will be ready to start… Read More

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Exclusive: Google buys Seattle health monitoring startup Senosis, bolstering digital health push

Computer scientist and electrical engineer Shwetak Patel. His most recent venture, Senosis, developd apps for smartphones that can help diagnose disease. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) Shwetak Patel has struck again. The University of Washington computer scientist has sold his newest Seattle startup company, Senosis Health, to Google, according to sources familiar with the deal. It marks the latest acquisition for Patel, whose past startup ventures have landed in the hands of companies such as Belkin International and Sears. Patel, who founded Senosis Health with four other clinicians, researchers and tech transfer experts from the University of Washington, won a MacArthur genius grant in 2011 and his past innovations have… Read More

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Mariners’ rally falls short with 4-2 loss to Angels

By DAIMON EKLUND Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Parker Bridwell threw six strong innings and the Los Angeles Angels completed a four-game sweep, beating the Seattle Mariners 4-2 Sunday for their sixth straight win. Bridwell (7-1) gave up one run on four hits. The rookie has won five decisions in a row, helping the Angels move into the second spot in the AL wild-card race. C.J. Cron homered and Martin Maldonado had a two-run single for the Angels. The Los Angeles bullpen had held the Mariners scoreless in the previous two games, but Seattle rallied in the ninth against reliever Keynan Middleton. The Mariners came into the ninth trailing 4-1,… Read More

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Justin Thomas rallies to win the PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Justin Thomas emerged from the shadow of a longtime friend and won the PGA Championship to take his place among the young elite in golf. With two big breaks to start the back nine, a chip-in for birdie and a 7-iron that soared over the water to a peninsula green, Thomas closed with a 3-under 68 and won by two shots. The PGA Championship was the most fitting major for the 24-year-old son of a PGA professional. Mike Thomas, a former PGA board member and longtime pro in Kentucky, walked along the edge of the 18th green and into the arms of his son, a major champion.… Read More

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Why an Anti-Fascist Short Film Is Going Viral

How should Americans fight against a resurgent white-nationalist movement in the United States? This weekend, they returned to an artifact from an earlier era of anti-Nazism. Tens of thousands of people rediscovered—and promptly shared and retweeted—a clip from Don’t Be a Sucker, a short propaganda film made by the U.S. War Department in 1943. When it first debuted, Don’t Be a Sucker would have played in movie theaters. Now it has made its 21st-century premiere thanks to a network of smaller screens and the Internet Archive, where it is available in full. Almost 75 years after it was first shown, Don’t Be a Sucker lives again as a public object… Read More

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Zverev reinforces potential to be one of tennis’ greats at Rogers Cup

MONTREAL — To be the best you have to beat the best, and that’s what Alex Zverev did on Sunday to capture the Rogers Cup. He came out of the gate firing on all cylinders, pushing world No. 3 Roger Federer beyond his comfort zone by going for every serve and every ground stroke. He eventually delivered a changing-of-the-guard-type performance to continue his magical start to the 2017 season. If general consensus coming into this week was that Zverev was on the upstart of a glorious career, he reinforced it right from the beginning of the tournament by saving three match points before prevailing in three sets in his opening… Read More

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Ronaldo mocks Messi with shirt celebration at Camp Nou

Cristiano Ronaldo does not forget. Real Madrid faced Barcelona at the Camp Nou in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup, which Madrid won 3-1. Ronaldo scored the go-ahead goal and was eventually sent off, but before he exited the match, he made a lasting impression on the fans in attendance. Back in April when Lionel Messi scored the winning goal for Barcelona in a 3-2 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu, Messi took off his shirt and held it up in front of the Madrid fans. The celebration remains one of the Argentine’s most iconic moments. El Clasico 2017: Messi trolls Real Madrid fans with iconic shirt celebration after… Read More

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