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Published: Saturday, 6/10/2006

Soccer, amateur baseball, auto racing, golf

SOCCER

World Cup

First Round

Yesterday

At Munich, Germany

Germany 4, Costa Rica 2, (Group A)

At Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Ecuador 2, Poland 0 (Group A)

Today

At Frankfurt, Germany

England vs. Paraguay, 9 a.m. (Group B)

At Dortmund, Germany

Trinidad and Tobago vs. Sweden, noon (Group B)

At Hamburg, Germany

Argentina vs. Ivory Coast, 3 p.m. (Group C)

Tomorrow

At Leipzig, Germany

Serbia-Montenegro vs. Netherlands, 9 a.m. (Group C)

At Nuremberg, Germany

Mexico vs. Iran, noon (Group D)

At Cologne, Germany

Angola vs. Portugal, 3 p.m. (Group D)

Monday, June 12

At Kaiserslautern, Germany

Australia vs. Japan, 9 a.m. (Group F)

At Gelsenkirchen, Germany

United States vs. Czech Republic, noon (Group E)

At Hanover, Germany

Italy vs. Ghana, 3 p.m. (Group E)

Tuesday, June 13

At Frankfurt, Germany

South Korea vs. Togo, 9 a.m. (Group G)

At Stuttgart, Germany

France vs. Switzerland, noon (Group G)

At Berlin

Brazil vs. Croatia, 3 p.m. (Group F)

Wednesday, June 14

At Leipzig, Germany

Spain vs. Ukraine, 9 a.m. (Group H)

At Munich, Germany

Tunisia vs. Saudi Arabia, noon (Group H)

At Dortmund, Germany

Poland at Germany, 3 p.m. (Group A)

Thursday, June 15

At Hamburg, Germany

Ecuador vs. Costa Rica, 9 a.m. (Group A)

At Nuremberg, Germany

England vs. Trinidad and Tobago, noon (Group B)

At Berlin

Sweden vs. Paraguay, 3 p.m. (Group B)

Friday, June 16

At Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Argentina vs. Serbia-Montenegro, 9 a.m. (Group C)

At Stuttgart, Germany

Netherlands vs. Ivory Coast, noon (Group C)

At Hanover, Germany

Mexico vs. Angola, 3 p.m. (Group D)

Saturday, June 17

At Frankfurt, Germany

Portugal vs. Iran, 9 a.m. (Group D)

At Cologne, Germany

Czech Republic vs. Ghana, noon (Group E)

At Kaiserslautern, Germany

Italy vs. United States, 3 p.m. (Group E)

Sunday, June 18

At Nuremberg, Germany

Japan vs. Croatia, 9 a.m. (Group F)

At Leipzig, Germany

France vs. South Korea, 3 p.m. (Group G)

At Munich, Germany

Brazil vs. Australia, noon (Group F)

Monday, June 19

At Dortmund, Germany

Togo vs. Switzerland, 9 a.m. (Group G)

At Hamburg, Germany

Saudi Arabia vs. Ukraine, noon (Group H)

At Stuttgart, Germany

Spain vs. Tunisia, 3 p.m. (Group H)

Tuesday, June 20

At Berlin

Ecuador at Germany, 10 a.m. (Group A)

At Hanover, Germany

Costa Rica vs. Poland, 10 a.m. (Group A)

At Cologne, Germany

Sweden vs. England, 3 p.m. (Group B)

At Kaiserslautern, Germany

Paraguay vs. Trinidad and Tobago, 3 p.m. (Group B)

Wednesday, June 21

At Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Portugal vs. Mexico, 10 a.m. (Group D)

At Leipzig, Germany

Iran vs. Angola, 10 a.m. (Group D)

At Frankfurt, Germany

Netherlands vs. Argentina, 3 p.m. (Group C)

At Munich, Germany

Ivory Coast vs. Serbia-Montenegro, 3 p.m. (Group C)

Thursday, June 22

At Hamburg, Germany

Czech Republic vs. Italy, 10 a.m. (Group E)

At Nuremberg, Germany

Ghana vs. United States, 10 a.m. (Group E)

At Dortmund, Germany

Japan vs. Brazil, 3 p.m. (Group F)

At Stuttgart, Germany

Croatia vs. Australia, 3 p.m. (Group F)

Friday, June 23

At Berlin

Ukraine vs. Tunisia, 10 a.m. (Group H)

At Kaiserslautern, Germany

Saudi Arabia vs. Spain, 10 a.m. (Group H)

At Cologne, Germany

Togo vs. France, 3 p.m. (Group G)

At Hanover, Germany

Switzerland vs. South Korea, 3 p.m. (Group G)

Second Round

Saturday, June 24

At Munich, Germany

Group A winner vs. Group B second place, 11 a.m. (Game 49)

At Leipzig, Germany

Group C winner vs. Group D second place, 3 p.m. (Game 50)

Sunday, June 25

At Stuttgart, Germany

Group B winner vs. Group A second place, 11 a.m. (Game 51)

At Nuremberg, Germany

Group D winner vs. Group C second place, 3 p.m. (Game 52)

Monday, June 26

At Kaiserslautern, Germany

Group E winner vs. Group F second place, 11 a.m. (Game 53)

At Cologne, Germany

Group G winner vs. Group H second place, 3 p.m. (Game 54)

Tuesday, June 27

At Dortmund, Germany

Group F winner vs. Group E second place, 11 a.m. (Game 55)

At Hanover, Germany

Group H winner vs. Group G second place, 3 p.m. (Game 56)

Quarterfinals

Friday, June 30

At Berlin

Game 49 winner vs. Game 50 winner, 11 a.m. (Game 57)

At Hamburg, Germany

Game 53 winner vs. Game 54 winner, 3 p.m. (Game 58)

Saturday, July 1

At Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Game 51 winner vs. Game 52 winner, 11 a.m. (Game 59)

At Frankfurt, Germany

Game 55 winner vs. Game 56 winner, 3 p.m. (Game 60)

Semifinals

Tuesday, July 4

At Dortmund, Germany

Game 57 winner vs. Game 58 winner, 3

Wednesday, July 5

At Munich, Germany

game 58 winner vs. Game 60 winner, 3

Third Place

Saturday, July 8

At Stuttgart, Germany

Semifinal losers, 3

Championship

Sunday, July 9

At Berlin

Semifinal winners, 2

HORSE RACING

Belmont Odds

The field for today s 138th Belmont Stakes, with post position, horse s name, jockey s name and odds:

1. Platinum Couple J.Espinoza 30-1

2. Sunriver Bejarano 4-1

3. Hemingway s Key Rose 15-1

4. Bob and John Gomez 5-1

5. High Finance Coa 12-1

6. Oh So Awesome Smith 20-1

7. Deputy Glitters Prado 15-1

8. Jazil Jara 10-1

9. Bluegrass Cat Velazquez 3-1

10 Double Galore Luzzi 30-1

11. Steppenwolfer Albarado 9-2

12. Sacred Light V.Espinoza 15-1

Trainers (by post position): 1, Joe Lostritto. 2, Todd Pletcher. 3, Nick Zito. 4, Bob Baffert. 5, Rick Violette. 6, Jimmy Jerkens. 7, Tom Albertrani. 8, Kiaran McLaughlin. 9, Todd Pletcher. 10, Myung Kwon Cho. 11, Dan Peitz. 12, David Hofmans.

Owners (by post position): 1, Team Tristar Stable. 2, Aaron and Marie Jones. 3, Kinsman Stable. 4, Stonerside Stable. 5, West Point Stable. 6, Team Valor Stables LLC. 7, Joseph Lacombe Stable, Inc. 8, Shadwell Farm LLC. 9, WinStar Farm LLC. 10, Myung Kwon Cho. 11, Lawana at Rbert Low. 12, Anerman Racing Stables LLC.

Weights: 126 pounds. Distance: 11/2 miles. Purse: $1 million. First place: $600,000. Second place: $200,000. Third place: $110,000. Fourth place: $60,000. Fifth place: $30,000. Post time: 6:35 p.m. EDT

latest line

NBA Playoffs

Tomorrow

NBA Finals

Dallas leads series 1-0

DALLAS 41/2 (188) Miami

NHL Playoffs

Stanley Cup Final

Carolina leads series 2-0

EDMONTON Even-1/2 Carolina

Baseball

National League

Philadelphia Even-6 WASHINGTON

Atlanta 61/2 -71/2 HOUSTON

SAN FRANCISCO 61/2 -71/2 Pittsburgh

Chicago Cubs Even-6 CINCINNATI

MILWAUKEE 51/2 -61/2 St. Louis

LA Dodgers Even-6 COLORADO

ARIZONA 71/2 -81/2 NY Mets

SAN DIEGO 61/2 -71/2 Florida

American League

NY YANKEES 11-13 Oakland

CHI WHITE SOX Even-6 Cleveland

Tampa Bay 51/2 -61/2 KANSAS CITY

TORONTO 61/2 -71/2 Detroit

BOSTON (1) Even-6 Texas

BOSTON (2) 10-12 Texas

Baltimore Even-6 MINNESOTA

LA ANGELS 71/2-81/2 Seattle

Home team in CAPS

GOLF

Barclays Classic

PGA

At Harrison, N.Y.; par 71

Vijay Singh 70-64 134

David Howell 66-68 134

Fredrik Jacobson 67-68 135

Billy Andrade 66-70 136

Joey Sindelar 68-68 136

Brett Quigley 71-66 137

Adam Scott 65-72 137

Geoff Ogilvy 69-68 137

Luke Donald 72-65 137

Frank Lickliter II 70-67 137

Kevin Sutherland 70-67 137

Arron Oberholser 68-69 137

Ben Crane 71-66 137

Jeff Sluman 69-69 138

Hunter Mahan 69-69 138

J.P. Hayes 70-68 138

Kenny Perry 71-67 138

David Toms 68-70 138

Lucas Glover 72-66 138

Graeme McDowell 70-68 138

Ryuji Imada 73-66 139

Mike Weir 69-70 139

Sean O Hair 70-69 139

Fred Funk 72-67 139

Billy Mayfair 71-68 139

Michael Allen 69-70 139

Tom Lehman 68-71 139

Steve Jones 69-70 139

Phil Mickelson 70-70 140

Chris DiMarco 70-70 140

Jason Bohn 76-64 140

Steve Flesch 72-68 140

Wes Short, Jr. 72-68 140

Charles Howell III 71-69 140

John Cook 70-70 140

Kent Jones 69-71 140

Nick Watney 71-69 140

Paul Azinger 69-71 140

Brandt Jobe 69-71 140

Bo Van Pelt 71-69 140

Peter Lonard 73-67 140

Steve Elkington 71-69 140

Jose Maria Olazabal 72-68 140

Padraig Harrington 74-66 140

Daisuke Maruyama 68-72 140

Jeff Overton 75-65 140

Tom Pernice, Jr. 70-71 141

Mathew Goggin 73-68 141

Jay Williamson 72-69 141

Tim Clark 70-71 141

Loren Roberts 71-70 141

Ryan Palmer 71-70 141

Mark Calcavecchia 71-70 141

John Senden 73-68 141

Craig Barlow 72-70 142

Will MacKenzie 72-70 142

Fred Couples 73-69 142

Rod Pampling 72-70 142

Corey Pavin 73-69 142

Robert Garrigus 74-68 142

Kris Cox 73-69 142

Stuart Appleby 72-70 142

Brad Faxon 70-72 142

Justin Leonard 72-70 142

Todd Hamilton 71-71 142

Jeff Maggert 71-71 142

Dean Wilson 70-72 142

Tag Ridings 71-71 142

Nathan Green 69-73 142

Arjun Atwal 72-71 143

Shane Bertsch 72-71 143

Joe Ogilvie 71-72 143

Trevor Immelman 72-71 143

Ian Poulter 72-71 143

Retief Goosen 71-72 143

Ian Leggatt 73-70 143

Bob Tway 71-72 143

Joe Durant 73-70 143

Bernhard Langer 70-73 143

John Rollins 75-68 143

LPGA Championship

Havre De Grace, Md.; par 72

Note: Play suspended due to darkness with 70 players not finishing. The round is to be completed this morning.

Dorothy Delasin 67-71 138

Michelle Wie 71-68 139

Shi Hyun Ahn 69-70 139

Mi Hyun Kim 68-71 139

Nicole Castrale 64-75 139

Sung Ah Yim 72-68 140

Se Ri Pak 71-69 140

Karrie Webb 70-70 140

Wendy Doolan 68-72 140

Cristie Kerr 66-74 140

Jee Young Lee 70-71 141

Sherri Steinhauer 70-71 141

Nicole Perrot 70-71 141

Sarah Lee 68-73 141

Reilley Rankin 68-73 141

Hee-Won Han 68-73 141

Seon Hwa Lee 67-74 141

Brittany Lincicome 72-70 142

Beth Daniel 71-71 142

Minea Blomqvist 71-71 142

Allison Hanna 74-69 143

Meena Lee 71-72 143

Michelle Ellis 71-72 143

Siew-Ai Lim 71-72 143

Il Mi Chung 71-72 143

Nina Reis 70-73 143

Wendy Ward 69-74 143

Teresa Lu 75-69 144

Marisa Baena 72-72 144

Sophie Gustafson 72-72 144

Young Jo 72-72 144

Julieta Granada 71-73 144

Kim Saiki 71-73 144

Kristi Albers 71-73 144

Juli Inkster 70-74 144

Jackie Gallagher-Smith 70-74 144

Mikaela Parmlid 69-75 144

Ashli Bunch 74-71 145

Lindsey Wright 72-73 145

Natalie Gulbis 72-73 145

Birdie Kim 70-75 145

Jill McGill 75-71 146

Becky Iverson 74-72 146

Yu Ping Lin 74-72 146

Nancy Scranton 73-73 146

Heather Young 71-75 146

Angela Stanford 70-76 146

Miriam Nagl 70-76 146

Lee Ann Walker-Cooper 74-73 147

Patricia Meunier-Lebouc 73-74 147

Karine Icher 73-74 147

Marcy Hart 71-76 147

Karen Davies 73-75 148

Tracy Hanson 73-75 148

Hilary Lunke 72-76 148

Grace Park 76-73 149

Kris Tschetter 75-74 149

Helen Alfredsson 72-77 149

Catherine Cartwright 72-77 149

Candy Hannemann 75-75 150

Mhairi McKay 77-74 151

Brooke Tull 73-78 151

Alicia Dibos 76-76 152

Audra Burks 76-76 152

Katherine Hull 75-77 152

Dana Dormann 73-79 152

Tina Fischer 75-78 153

Beth Bauer 81-73 154

Soo Young Moon 75-79 154

Kate Golden 72-82 154

Christa Johnson 78-77 155

Angie Rizzo 79-81 160

Did Not Finish

Pat Hurst 66 DNF

Christina Kim 67 DNF

Candie Kung 68 DNF

Maria Hjorth 68 DNF

Lorena Ochoa 68 DNF

Ai Miyazato 68 DNF

Silvia Cavalleri 69 DNF

Yuri Fudoh 69 DNF

Giulia Sergas 69 DNF

Young Kim 69 DNF

Liselotte Neumann 69 DNF

Jamie Hullett 70 DNF

Suzann Pettersen 70 DNF

Lorie Kane 70 DNF

Gloria Hee Jung Park 70 DNF

Rachel Hetherington 70 DNF

Karen Stupples 70 DNF

Stacy Prammanasudh 71 DNF

Moira Dunn 71 DNF

Rosie Jones 71 DNF

Laura Diaz 71 DNF

Kyeong Bae 71 DNF

Paula Creamer 71 DNF

Annika Sorenstam 71 DNF

Ji Yeon Lee 72 DNF

Shinobu Moromizato 72 DNF

Jamie Fischer 72 DNF

Laura Davies 72 DNF

Carin Koch 72 DNF

Catriona Matthew 72 DNF

Kris Tamulis 73 DNF

Stephanie Louden 73 DNF

Vicki Goetze-Ackerman 73 DNF

Jessica Reese-Quayle 73 DNF

Michelle Estill 73 DNF

Alena Sharp 73 DNF

Michele Redman 73 DNF

Jeong Jang 73 DNF

Morgan Pressel 73 DNF

Aree Song 73 DNF

Joanne Morley 74 DNF

Beth Bader 74 DNF

Karin Sjodin 74 DNF

Young-A Yang 74 DNF

Laurie Rinker 74 DNF

Soo-Yun Kang 74 DNF

Dawn Coe-Jones 74 DNF

Diana D Alessio 75 DNF

Sherri Turner 75 DNF

Meredith Duncan 75 DNF

Patricia Baxter-Johnson 75 DNF

Louise Stahle 75 DNF

Virada Nirapathpongporn 75 DNF

Michelle McGann 75 DNF

Amy Hung 76 DNF

Cindy Rarick 76 DNF

Johanna Head 76 DNF

Brandie Burton 76 DNF

Joo Mi Kim 76 DNF

Kelly Robbins 76 DNF

Nadina Light 77 DNF

Sun Young Yoo 77 DNF

Emily Bastel 78 DNF

Jan Stephenson 78 DNF

Katie Futcher 78 DNF

Tina Barrett 78 DNF

Sherry Smith 79 DNF

Tiffany Faucette 80 DNF

Jean Bartholomew 80 DNF

Libby Smith 80 DNF

Jimin Kang 69 WD

Danielle Ammaccapane 75 WD

Becky Morgan 75 WD

Kim Williams 77 WD

Jennifer Rosales 77 WD

Amy Alcott 78 WD

Diana Ramage 79 WD

Leaderboard

SCORETHRU

1. Pat Hurst -810

2. Dorothy Delasin -6F

2. Christina Kim -69

4. Mi Hyun Kim -5F

4. Shi Hyun Ahn -5F

4. Nicole Castrale -5F

4. Michelle Wie -5F

8. Wendy Doolan -4F

8. Cristie Kerr -4F

8. Sung Ah Yim -4F

8. Ai Miyazato -49

8. Se Ri Pak -4F

8. Lorena Ochoa -49

8. Yuri Fudoh -45

8. Karrie Webb -4F

8. Liselotte Neumann -410

8. Maria Hjorth -47

football

ArenaBowl

Tomorrow

Chicago vs. Orlando, 3 p.m.

LOCAL GOLF

TWDGA

At Kettenring CC

Two-day Ringer

Low gross 1. tie- Mary Cowan, Highland Meadows and Salley Robinson, Chippewa, 74. 3. Kathy Williams, Fremont CC, 76. 4. Connie Kemp, Tecumseh, 77. Low net 1. Barb Hipsher, Fostoria CC, 64. 2. tie, Kathy Warner, Kettenring, Jo Daniels, Toledo Golf Club, 65. 4. tie, Bonnie Hampton, Tecumseh; Jane Miller, Orchard Hills, Fran Lyons, Valleywood, 66.

Junior Golf

At Brandywine West

(12, 13-year old division)

BOYS: 1. Andrew Garzony, 39. 2. Reed Silverman, 42. 3. Michael Baker, 43.

GIRLS: 1. Missy McCabe, 61. 2. Abigail Vincizky, 63.

At Stone Oak

(16, 18-year old division)

BOYS: 1. Eric Hoops, 71. 2. Thomas Leidy, 73. 3. Greg Gerycz, 73.

GIRLS: 1. Katie Sprunk, 84. 2. Jordan Fesh, 84. 3, Leann Pickerel, 86.

(14, 15-year old division)

BOYS: 1. David Torchia, 75. 2. Ian Erdman, 76. Tom Daris, 77.

GIRLS: 1. Alyssa Shimel, 76. 2. Caroline Powers, 77. 3. Kate Van Gunten, 80.

SPORTS NOTES

The University of Toledo is holding a SUMMER BASEBALL CAMP the weeks of June 19-22 and June 26-29 for players in grades 1 through 12. Call J.J. Brock at 419-530-3097 for details or visit the UT website at www.utrockets.com.

Waterworks Park is holding a ALL NIGHT USSSA STATE QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT June 16. Entry fee is $115 per team plus an umpire fee for each game. Contact Mike Williamson at 419-732-1488 or 419-656-8058.

The Sandusky Perkins High School wrestling team is holding a SUMMER CAMP OF CHAMPS June 12, 13, and 14 from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. for grades K-8. The cost is $40 for early registration and $50 for late registration. Contact Travis Crabtree at 419-624-8224.

Cardinal Stritch High School will be offering a series of CAMPS this summer in volleyball, basketball, baseball, football, and soccer. Call the school at 419-693-0465 for more details or visit the school Web site at www.cardinalstritch.org.

The OHIO TROJANS are seeking sponsors for their collegiate wood-bat team. Call Tim Best at 419-460-1924.

SCHEDULES NEEDED

COACHES, ATHLETIC DIRECTORS, AND LEAGUE COMMISSIONERS at the leagues and schools listed below are asked to submit their complete 2006 football schedules to Bob Bates, The Blade Sports Dept., PO Box 921., Toledo, 43697-0921 or fax the schedule to Bates at 419-724-6116.

Contact Robert Bates at:

Rbates@theblade.com

or 419-724-6110

CITY LEAGUE: Rogers

NORTHWEST OHIO ATHLETIC LEAGUE: Liberty Center

SANDUSKY BAY CONFERENCE: Huron

BLANCHARD VALLEY CONFERENCE: Arlington, Leipsic, McComb, Pandora-Gilboa.

NORTHERN OHIO LEAGUE: Bucyrus, Shelby

GREEN MEADOWS CONFERENCE: Antwerp

MICHIGAN TRI-COUNTY CONFERENCE: Adrian Madison, Deerfield, Whitmore Lake

OTHER SE MICHIGAN: Monroe St. Mary CC

TENNIS

French Open

Men singles, semifinals

Roger Federer (1) d. David Nalbandian (3) 3-6, 6-4, 5-2, retired; Rafael Nadal (2) d. Ivan Ljubicic (4) 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (7).

Women doubles, semifinals

Daniela Hantuchova and Ai Sugiyama (5) d. Yan Zi and Zheng Jie (4) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3; Lisa Raymond and Samantha Stosur (1) d. Eleni Daniilidou and Anabel Medina Garrigues (15) 6-2, 6-2.

Major League Soccer

LAST NIGHT

Colorado 1, Real Salt Lake 0

THURSDAY

CD Chivas USA 2, Los Angeles 1

TONIGHT

Houston at New York, 7:30

Kansas City at Columbus, 7:30

TOMORROW

CD Chivas USA at FC Dallas, 6

New England at Chicago, 7

D.C. United at Los Angeles, 8

AUTO RACING

Pocono 500

NASCAR Nextel Cup

Yesterday qualifying; race tomorrow

At Pocono Raceway

Long Pond, Pa.

Race distance: 500 miles, 200 laps

(Car number in parentheses)

1. (11) Denny Hamlin, Chevrolet, 169.638 mph. 2. (2) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 169.485. 3. (9) Kasey Kahne, Dodge, 169.011. 4. (25) Brian Vickers, Chevrolet, 168.792. 5. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 168.505.

6. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 168.281. 7. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 168.256. 8. (26) Jamie McMurray, Ford, 168.168. 9. (5) Kyle Busch, Chevrolet, 168.026. 10. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 167.957.

11. (8) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 167.838. 12. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 167.838. 13. (38) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 167.826. 14. (12) Ryan Newman, Dodge, 167.713. 15. (1) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 167.345.

16. (14) Sterling Marlin, Chevrolet, 167.311. 17. (10) Scott Riggs, Dodge, 167.159. 18. (20) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 166.988. 19. (66) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, 166.982. 20. (6) Mark Martin, Ford, 166.933.

21. (01) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 166.827. 22. (42) Casey Mears, Dodge, 166.790. 23. (43) Bobby Labonte, Dodge, 166.630. 24. (18) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 166.506. 25. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 166.436.

26. (19) Jeremy Mayfield, Dodge, 166.260. 27. (88) Dale Jarrett, Ford, 166.180. 28. (7) Robby Gordon, Chevrolet, 165.831. 29. (21) Ken Schrader, Ford, 165.752. 30. (22) Dave Blaney, Dodge, 165.706.

31. (96) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, 165.359. 32. (40) David Stremme, Dodge, 165.029. 33. (45) Kyle Petty, Dodge, 165.023. 34. (78) Jimmy Spencer, Chevrolet, 165.010. 35. (41) Reed Sorenson, Dodge, 164.965.

36. (55) Michael Waltrip, Dodge, 164.408. 37. (61) Chad Chaffin, Ford, 164.300. 38. (32) Travis Kvapil, Chevrolet, 164.264. 39. (44) Terry Labonte, Chevrolet, 164.258. 40. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 164.234.

41. (49) Kevin Lepage, Dodge, 164.213. 42. (07) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 164.138. 43. (51) Mike Garvey, Chevrolet, 163.782.

IndyCar Bombardier Learjet 500

IRL

Thursday s qualifying; race today

At Fort Worth

(Car number in parentheses)

1. (6) Sam Hornish Jr., Dallara-Honda, 213.624 mph 2. (10) Dan Wheldon, Dallara-Honda, 213.588 3. (3) Helio Castroneves, Dallara-Honda, 213.182 4. (9) Scott Dixon, Dallara-Honda, 212.929 5. (2) Tomas Scheckter, Dallara-Honda, 212.823

6. (11) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Honda, 212.313 7. (8) Scott Sharp, Dallara-Honda, 212.242 8. (27) Dario Franchitti, Dallara-Honda, 211.933 9. (26) Marco Andretti, Dallara-Honda, 211.923 10. (55) Kosuke Matsuura, Dallara-Honda, 211.545

11. (7) Bryan Herta, Dallara-Honda, 211.532 12. (20) Ed Carpenter, Dallara-Honda, 211.395 13. (4) Vitor Meira, Dallara-Honda, 211.284 14. (15) Buddy Rice, Dallara-Honda, 211.163 15. (16) Danica Patrick, Dallara-Honda, 210.981

16. (17) Jeff Simmons, Dallara-Honda, 210.445 17. (51) Eddie Cheever Jr., Dallara-Honda, 209.414 18. (5) Buddy Lazier, Dallara-Honda, 209.152 19. (14) Felipe Giaffone, Dallara-Honda, no speed.

Sam s Town 400

NASCAR Trucks

At Fort Worth

Lap length: 1.5 miles

(Start position in parentheses)

1. (6) Todd Bodine, Toyota, 168, $71,600. 2. (1) Mike Skinner, Toyota, 168, $52,975. 3. (5) Rick Crawford, Ford, 168, $33,850. 4. (9) David Reutimann, Toyota, 168, $22,575. 5. (4) Johnny Benson, Toyota, 168, $17,125.

6. (11) Dennis Setzer, Chevrolet, 168, $15,625. 7. (23) Ted Musgrave, Toyota, 168, $16,075. 8. (20) David Ragan, Ford, 168, $14,575. 9. (24) Chad McCumbee, Dodge, 168, $17,175. 10. (15) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 168, $15,725.

11. (19) Jack Sprague, Toyota, 168, $14,275. 12. (27) Matt Crafton, Chevrolet, 168, $14,090. 13. (30) Michel Jourdain Jr., Ford, 168, $11,740. 14. (31) Ryan Moore, Chevrolet, 167, $11,640. 15. (7) Ron Hornaday Jr., Chevrolet, 167, $14,290.

16. (2) Terry Cook, Ford, 167, $13,690. 17. (25) Boston Reid, Dodge, 167, $13,590. 18. (17) David Starr, Toyota, 167, $13,490. 19. (34) Kyle Krisiloff, Chevrolet, 166, $13,365. 20. (28) Timothy Peters, Dodge, 166, $13,665.

21. (16) Steve Park, Ford, 166, $11,915. 22. (26) Bill Lester, Toyota, 166, $10,815. 23. (32) Robert Richardson, Chevrolet, 166, $10,715. 24. (22) Kelly Sutton, Chevrolet, 165, $11,615. 25. (29) Bobby Hamilton Jr., Dodge, 165, $10,515.

26. (18) Brendan Gaughan, Dodge, 164, $10,415. 27. (21) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 164, $10,315. 28. (14) Bobby East, Ford, 162, $10,215. 29. (36) Scott Lagasse Jr., Dodge, 162, $10,115. 30. (33) Joey Miller, Toyota, 157, $10,015.

31. (35) Butch Miller, Chevrolet, 147, handling, $9,890. 32. (8) Aric Almirola, Chevrolet, 125, $9,790. 33. (12) Erin Crocker, Dodge, 115, overheating, $9,700. 34. (10) Kerry Earnhardt, Chevrolet, 115, accident, $9,665. 35. (13) Erik Darnell, Ford, 61, handling, $9,640.

36. (3) Kraig Kinser, Chevrolet, 55, accident, $9,618.

Toledo Speedway

Sportsman Feature: 1, Howard Kelly (Toledo); 2, Ron Allen (Lincoln Park, Mich.); 3, Dave Arnold; 4, Chad Guinn (Monroe, Mich); 5, Jim Froling (Maumee).

Figure-8 Feature: 1, Dennis Whisman (Brownstown, Mich.); 2, Jerry Vanderhoof (Flat Rock, Mich.) 3, Jeremy Miller (Carleton, Mich.); 4, Jeremy Vanderhoof (Carleton, Mich.); 5, Troy Herrmann (Taylor, Mich.).

A-Main Feature: 1, Jeff King (Toledo); 2, Ryan Beabout (Toledo); 3, Dave Golembiewski (Toledo); 4, Matt Bunting (Toledo); 5, Landon Schuster (Toledo).

Raceway park

FIRST-Trot, NW2PMLTCD, $1,500, 2:02.0

Scrappy Harry(D Cincebox) 3.00 2.60 2.40

Super Dillen(C Peter) 6.60 3.20

Up Front Cp(J Shroyer) 3.00

Also Bs Super Goal, Mom s Message,

Exacta 2-4 Paid $11.80

Trifecta 2-4-5 Paid $54.00

SECOND-Pace, FMNW500L5, $1,000, 2:00.1

Donna s Dragon(C Wolfe) 4.00 3.00 2.60

Page Burner(D Lake) 6.40 5.00

Mhs Lets Go Largo(T Marts Jr) 5.20

Also Proud To Be Me, Anna s Can Do, Scooter Rockette,

Exacta 1-3 Paid $25.00

Trifecta 1-3-2 Paid $77.00

Superfecta 1-3-2-6 Paid $341.60

Daily Double 2-1 Paid $10.80

THIRD-Trot, NW2PMLTCD, $1,500, 2:01.4

Morelikemymom(J Konesky III) 5.00 3.20 2.60

Rose Run Handsome(M Headworth) 2.60 2.40

It s A Blitz(J Shroyer) 11.80

Also He s A Big Spender, Varuna, Mighty Quinn,

Exacta 3-1 Paid $5.60

Trifecta 3-1-4 Paid $34.80

Superfecta 3-1-4-5 Paid $150.40

FOURTH-Pace, FMNW1250L5, $1,700, 1:58.4

Forrestridge Abbey(D Cincebox) 5.80 3.80 3.80

Flight of Accent(M Headworth) 7.20 3.00

Terminally Pretty(A Lake) 3.20

Also Cinder Sun Rose, Solar Beach, Cc s Flash Point, Gamine Unique,

Exacta 1-4 Paid $36.80

Trifecta 1-4-2 Paid $136.00

Superfecta 1-4-2-5 Paid $510.20

FIFTH-Pace, NW1PMLTCD, $1,400, 1:59.2

Koretta(D Repine) 61.60 17.20 8.40

Precious Linen(M Headworth) 7.80 3.60

Precious Mackenzie(D Cincebox) 4.00

Also Eagle Creek Beauty, Seboomook Shazam, One Hot Jet, Cresendo s Success, Nosey L,

Exacta 6-1 Paid $718.40

Trifecta 6-1-A Paid $533.80

Superfecta 6-1-5-2 Paid $1,681.60

SIXTH-Pace, FMNW750L5, $1,200, 1:58.1

Arts Rocket(D Lake) 3.60 2.60 2.60

La Palamo N(R Cassavaugh) 6.20 4.20

Unique Mazie(D Repine) 7.60

Also Roam Goddess, Cash Queen, Peachi Hello, Beach Sandals, Scout T,

Exacta 2-1 Paid $18.60

Trifecta 2-1-3 Paid $88.00

Superfecta 2-1-3-8 Paid $299.40

SEVENTH-Trot, NW1000L5CD, $1,500, 2:02.0

Don tstandtooclose(A Lake) 6.20 4.20 2.20

Spice Your Life(M Headworth) 4.20 2.60

Goodby Dale(C Wolfe) 2.60

Also Zip N Zoe, Ashwood Ace, Sardis, Inquisitive Gal,

Exacta 5-1 Paid $29.60

Trifecta 5-1-2 Paid $39.20

Superfecta 5-1-2-6 Paid $207.40

EIGHTH-Pace, FMNW1500L5, $2,500, 1:56.4

Our Alibi(D Lake) 13.40 4.80 3.40

Sisbro Wildfire(M Headworth) 4.60 3.00

Sheer Sahbra(G Bateson) 4.40

Also Doowrah s Stand, Miss Marty, Honey Wrap, Jenson Rose,

Exacta 2-5 Paid $36.80

Trifecta 2-5-4 Paid $202.20

Superfecta 2-5-4-7 Paid $1,754.60

NINTH-Pace, FM2000CL, $1,000, 2:00.4

Finn Tish First (A Lake) 8.40 3.20 2.20; Electric Sandra (D Cincebox) 4.00 2.40; Queeny Lamborghini (C Wolfe) 2.40. Also Vittorias Lady, C P Two, Dm Cam Scoot.

Exacta 4-2, $20.20; Trifecta 4-2-5, $138.20; Superfecta 4-2-5-3, $364.20; Pick3 5-2-4, $211.20; PICK 6 PD 4 OF 6, $17.80.

Attendance 598. Handle $29,257.

WNBA

LAST NIGHT

Connecticut 85, Seattle 81

Charlotte 70, Indiana 59

Minnesota 86, San Antonio 79

Houston 97, New York 62

Phoenix 93, Detroit 79

Los Angeles 73, Chicago 65

TONIGHT

New York at San Antonio, 8

Chicago at Sacramento, 10

TOMORROW

Washington at Connecticut, 4

Seattle at Indiana, 5

Houston at Minnesota, 6

AMATEUR BASEBALL

Senior Acme

Delta 000 004 3 - 7 10 1

Montpelier 000 402 0 - 6 10 1

WP-Lambert (D) LP-Staller. Vaughan (D) 2b, 1b; Schlosser (d) 1b, 2b, game winning RBI.

Delta 040 241 3 14 14 3

North Central 012 000 0 3 4 4

WP Dickerson. LP Uland. Kelsey (D) 4-5, 2 2B, 2 RBI.

Delta 100 20 3 4 1

North Central 000 10 1 4 1

WP Murray. LP Maneval. Lambert (D) 2-3, RBI.

Northwood 002 000 0-2 6 3

Springfield 002 146 x-13 13 3

WP-Bohnsack. LP-Williams. Taylor (S) 2-3, 2 2B, 4 RBIs.

Emmanuel Baptist 001 010 0 2 2 0

Rogers 110 020 x 4 4 0

WP Dusseau. LP Bolbach. O Connor (R), 3-4, RBI.

Toledo Christian 001 000 0 1 4 1

Southview 100 010 x 2 7 1

WP Joseph. LP Sims. Hartzell (S) 2-3, 3B.

Central Catholic 320 000 3 - 8 9 0

Perrysburg 000 000 0 - 0 3 1

WP-Dominiak. LP-McKinley. Poland (CC) 2-3.

Bowling Green 040 000 0 - 4 3 3

Bowsher 020 001 2 - 5 5 2

WP-Miller. LP-Snyder. Jimmy Hart (Bow) 2-2, 2 RBI.

Waite 210 000 0 - 3 6 3

Rossford 212 310 x - 9 13 2

WP-Schwind. LP-Hunter. Schwind (R) 3-3, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI.

Woodmore 042 020 1 - 9 8 0

Fremont Ross 004 001 0 - 5 7 1

WP-Schnabel. LP-Stout. Schlea (W) 3B, RBI.

American Legion

Toledo Post 335 003 021 0 - 6 8 3

Fremont Post 121 000 100 0 - 1 6 1

WP-Parker. LP-Fisher. Bilius (T) 2-4.

Senior Knothole

Maumee Falcons 101 000 020 - 4 6 3

Ohio Trojans 680 200 00x - 16 10 4

WP-Snider. LP-Adams. Spencer (OT) 2-2

Federation

American Family Insur. 002 000 2 4 1

All-American Coach 152 40x 12 11 1

WP Hale. LP Taddonio. Hartle (AAC) 3-3, 2B, 3B, 4 RBI.

Sportlight

June 11

1919 Walter Hagen wins the U.S. Open with a one-stroke playoff victory over Michael Brady.

1919 Sir Barton, ridden by Johnny Loftus, is the first to win thoroughbred racing s Triple Crown, winning the Belmont Stakes.

1938 Ralph Guldahl wins the U.S. Open golf tournament for the second straight year by beating Dick Metz.

1949 Cary Middlecoff wins the U.S. Open golf tournament by beating Sam Snead and Clayton Heafner.

1955 Nashua wins the Belmont Stakes with Eddie Arcaro in the saddle for his sixth Belmont victory, tying Jimmy McLaughlin s record.

1977 Seattle Slew, ridden by Jean Cruguet, runs wire to wire in the Belmont for a four-length victory over Run Dusty Run and the Triple Crown.

1978 Nancy Lopez shoots a record 13-under par to win the LPGA championship by six strokes over Amy Alcott.

1982 Larry Holmes stops Gerry Cooney in the 13th round for the WBC heavyweight title at Las Vegas.

1984 The Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-102 in Game 7 to win their 15th NBA title.

1988 Stanford becomes the first team since 1974 to win consecutive titles, with a 9-4 victory over Arizona State in the College World Series.

1990 Nolan Ryan, 43, pitches the sixth no-hitter of his career as the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-0. Ryan becomes the first to pitch no-hitters for three different teams and the oldest to throw one.

1994 For the first time in 11 years, the United States loses in the women s world basketball championships. Guards Hortencia and Paula combine for 61 points, and Brazil stuns the defending champions 110-107 in the semifinals.

2001 Tennis Grand Slam tournaments double the number of seeded players to 32, with the order determined using a formula that assesses past performance on the event s playing surface.

June 12

1930 Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey on a fourth-round foul for the vacant heavyweight title in New York. Schmeling becomes the first German and European heavyweight world champion.

1939 Byron Nelson wins the U.S. Open in a three-way playoff with Craig Wood and Denny Shute.

1948 Citation, ridden by Eddie Arcaro, wins the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown with an eight-length victory over Better Self. It s Arcaro s second Triple Crown. He rode Whirlaway in 1941.

1948 Ben Hogan wins the U.S. Open with a record 276, five lower than Ralph Guldahl s 1937 record.

1977 Japan s Chako Higuchi wins the LPGA championship by three strokes over Pat Bradley, Sandra Post and Judy Rankin.

1981 Larry Holmes stops Leon Spinks in the third round for the WBC heavyweight title in Detroit.

1983 Patty Sheehan wins the LPGA championship by two strokes over Sandra Haynie.

1990 Egypt, a 500-1 long shot, stuns the Netherlands when Magdi Abdel-Ghani converts a penalty shot with 8 minutes remaining to tie the World Cup favorites 1-1.

1991 The Chicago Bulls win the first NBA championship in the team s 25-year history with a 108-101 victory in Game 5 over the Los Angeles Lakers. MVP Michael Jordan scores 30 points, Scottie Pippen has 32 and John Paxson 20.

1999 Cal Ripken is 6-for-6, homering twice and driving in six runs as the Baltimore Orioles score the most runs in franchise history with a 22-1 rout of the Atlanta Braves.

2005 Annika Sorenstam closes with a 1-over 73 for a three-shot victory over Michelle Wie in the LPGA Championship. The 15-year-old Wie shoots a 69 to finish second. It s the highest finish by an amateur in a major since 20-year-old Jenny Chuasiriporn lost a playoff to Se Ri Pak in the 1998 U.S. Women s Open.

June 13

1935 Jim Braddock scores a 15-round unanimous decision over Max Baer in New York to win the world heavyweight title.

1953 Ben Hogan wins the U.S. Open for the fourth time, with a six-stroke victory over Sam Snead.

1959 Billy Casper wins the U.S. Open golf tournament over Bob Rosburg.

1971 Kathy Whitworth wins the LPGA championship by four strokes over Kathy Ahern.

1982 Jan Stephenson wins the LPGA championship with a two-stroke triumph over Joanne Carner.

1991 The National, the nation s first all-sports daily newspaper, ceases publication.

1992 Sergei Bubka of Ukraine breaks his own world outdoor record in the pole vault by soaring 20 feet, one-half inch. The jump is the 30th time that Bubka has set the record indoors or outdoors, surpassing the 29 world records by distance runner Paavo Nurmi of Finland in the 1920s.

1993 Patty Sheehan wins the LPGA Championship for a third time, with a 2-under 69 for a one-stroke victory over Lauri Merten.

1997 Chicago wins its fifth NBA championship in the last seven years, as Steve Kerr s last-second shot gives the Bulls a 90-86 Game 6 victory over the Utah Jazz.

2003 Vijay Singh matches the best score in major championship history, shooting a 7-under 63 for a share of the second-round lead in the U.S. Open with Jim Furyk. Singh and Furyk (66) have 7-under 133 totals, the lowest 36-hole score in the U.S. Open. Singh also had a 63 in the 1993 PGA Championship and joins Greg Norman as the only players to shoot 63 in two majors.

2003 Roger Clemens reaches 300 wins and becomes the third pitcher with 4,000 strikeouts, leading the New York Yankees over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.

June 14

1922 Gene Sarazen edges Bobby Jones and John Black to win the U.S. Open tournament.

1934 Max Baer stops Primo Carnera in 11th round in New York to win the world heavyweight title.

1952 Julius Boros wins the U.S. Open over Ed Oliver by four strokes.

1958 Tommy Bolt beats Gary Player by four strokes to win the U.S. Open.

1958 Britain beats the United States 4-3 at Wimbledon to win the Wrightman Cup, the first win for Britain since 1930.

1981 Donna Caponi Young wins the LPGA championship by one stroke over Jerilyn Britz and Pat Meyers.

1987 The Los Angeles Lakers win their 10th NBA championship with a 106-93 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 at the Forum.

1990 Vinnie Johnson scores 15 points in the fourth quarter, including a 15-footer with seven-tenths of a second left, to give the Detroit Pistons a 92-90 win and the NBA title over Portland in five games.

1991 Leroy Burrell sets a world record in the U.S. Championships in New York with a 9.90-second clocking in the men s 100-meter dash. Carl Lewis, who held the record at 9.92 since the 1988 Olympics, finishes second.

1994 The New York Rangers hold off the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 in Game 7 for their first Stanley Cup in 54 years. MVP Brian Leetch, Adam Graves and Mark Messier score goals and Mike Richter makes 28 saves for New York.

1995 The Houston Rockets complete the unlikeliest of NBA championship repeats, sweeping the Orlando Magic with a 113-101 victory. MVP Hakeem Olajuwon finishes with 35 points and 15 rebounds.

1998 Michael Jordan scores 45 points, stealing the ball from Karl Malone and hitting a jumper with 5.2 seconds left to give Chicago an 87-86 win and a 4-2 series victory over Utah for a sixth NBA title.

2005 Asafa Powell breaks the world record in the 100 meters with a 9.77 clocking at Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece. Powell shaves one hundredth of a second off Tim Montgomery s record of 9.78 set in Paris in 2002 a mark that would later be wiped out because of doping charges.

2005 Michelle Wie becomes the first female player to qualify for an adult male U.S. Golf Association championship, tying for first place in a 36-hole U.S. Amateur Public Links sectional qualifying tournament at Belle Vernon, Pa. Wie earns one of only two spots available in the 85-player qualifier for the U.S. Amateur Public Links on July 11-16.

June 15

1901 Willie Anderson edges Alex Smith by one stroke in a playoff to take the U.S. Open.

1938 Johnny Vander Meer of the Cincinnati Reds pitches his second straight no-hit game, defeating the Brooklyn Dodgers 6-0 in the first night game played at Ebbets Field.

1947 Lew Worsham beats Sam Snead by one stroke on the final hole of a playoff to win the U.S. Open.

1957 Dick Mayer beats defending champion Cary Middlecoff by seven strokes in a playoff to win the U.S. Open.

1969 Orville Moody edges Deane Beman, Al Geiberger and Bob Rosburg by one stroke to capture the U.S. Open.

1970 Shirley Englehorn wins the LPGA championship with a four-stroke victory over Kathy Whitworth in the playoff round.

1980 Jack Nicklaus wins his fourth U.S. Open with a record 272 for 72 holes.

1986 Ray Floyd, 43, beats Chip Beck and Lanny Wadkins by two strokes to become the oldest golfer to win the U.S. Open.

1991 Carl Lewis, one jump away from losing his 64-meet winning streak in the long jump, comes through with a dramatic victory when he soars 28 feet, 41/4 inches to pass leader Mike Powell by a half-inch in the U.S. Championships in New York.

1996 Roy Jones Jr. completes a unique doubleheader, successfully defending his IBF super middleweight title after playing in a pro basketball game. Jones stops Eric Lucas in the 11th round after scoring five points in a United States Basketball League game in the afternoon, helping the Jacksonville Barracudas beat Treasure Coast 107-94.

1997 Ernie Els wins his second U.S. Open championship in four years, finishing one stroke ahead of Colin Montgomerie. Els has the shot of the day on the 480-yard 17th hole when he hits a 5-iron from 212 yards to just 12 feet on the peninsula green.

2001 Los Angeles beats Philadelphia 108-96 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals to complete the best playoff run in NBA history. The Lakers, who finish the playoffs with a record of 15-1, are the first to go through the playoffs undefeated on the road.

2003 Jim Furyk wins his first major championship and put his name in the record books, matching the lowest 72-hole score in the 103 years of the U.S. Open. Furyk closes with a 2-over 72 to win by three shots over Stephen Leaney of Australia.

2004 Detroit beats the Los Angeles Lakers 100-87 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals for the Pistons first championship in 14 years.

2005 Carolyn Vesper Bivens is hired as the first female commissioner in the 55-year history of the LPGA Tour.

June 16

1927 Tommy Armour wins the U.S. Open with a three-stroke victory over Harry Cooper in a playoff.

1946 Lloyd Mangrum edges Byron Nelson and Vic Ghezzi to win the U.S. Open by one stroke in a 36-hole playoff.

1951 Ben Hogan captures the U.S. Open for the second straight year with a two-stroke comeback victory over Clayton Heafner.

1956 Cary Middlecoff wins the U.S. Open by one stroke over Ben Hogan and Julius Boros.

1968 Lee Trevino becomes the first golfer to play all four rounds of the U.S. Open under par as he beats Jack Nicklaus by four strokes.

1974 Hale Irwin beats Forrest Fezler by two strokes to win the U.S. Open.

1985 Andy North wins the U.S. Open by one stroke over Taiwan s Tze-chung Chen.

1993 Michael Jordan scores 55 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 111-105 victory and a 3-1 lead over the Phoenix Suns in the NBA Finals. Jordan is the fifth player to score 50 in the finals and the first since Jerry West in 1969.

1998 The Detroit Red Wings become the first team to win consecutive Stanley Cups since Pittsburgh in 1992, completing a sweep of Washington 4-1, behind two goals by Doug Brown. It s the fourth straight NHL finals sweep, a first in major pro sports history.

1999 Maurice Greene smashes the 100-meter world record at 9.79 seconds, breaking the previous mark of 9.84 set by Donovan Bailey at the 1996 Olympics.

2002 A runaway winner again in the U.S. Open, Tiger Woods becomes the first player since Jack Nicklaus in 1972 to capture the first two major championships of the year with a three-stroke victory at Bethpage (N.Y.) Black.

June 17

1954 Rocky Marciano scores a 15-round unanimous decision over Ezzard Charles at New York to retain the world heavyweight title.

1961 Gene Littler shoots a 68 in the final round to edge Doug Sanders and Bob Goalby in the U.S. Open.

1962 Jack Nicklaus beats Arnold Palmer by three strokes in a playoff to win the U.S. Open.

1973 John Miller shoots a 63 in the final round to win the U.S. Open over John Schlee.

1976 The 18-team NBA absorbs four of the six remaining ABA teams: the New York Nets, Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs and Denver Nuggets.

1979 Hale Irwin wins the U.S. Open over Gary Player and Jerry Pate.

1990 Fifty-year-old Harry Gant becomes the oldest driver to win a NASCAR race as he posts a 2.4-second victory over Rusty Wallace in the Miller 500 at Pocono International Raceway.

1991 Payne Stewart escapes with a two-stroke victory over Scott Simpson in the highest-scoring U.S. Open playoff in 64 years.

1995 Claude Lemieux snaps a tie at 3:17 of the third period as the New Jersey Devils open the Stanley Cup finals with a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. The victory, the ninth on the road, breaks the NHL playoff record for road wins.

2001 Retief Goosen misses a 2-foot putt on the 18th green, tying him with Mark Brooks and setting up a playoff for the U.S. Open.



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