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Published: 7/5/2006

Cycling, amateur baseball, soccer, tennis

CYCLING

Tour de France

At Valkenburg, Netherlands

Third Stage

134.5 miles from Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg to Valkenburg

1. Matthias Kessler, Germany, T-Mobile, 4 hours, 57 minutes, 54 seconds. 2. Michael Rogers, Australia, T-Mobile, 5 seconds behind. 3. Daniele Bennati, Italy, Lampre-Fondital, same time. 4. Tom Boonen, Belgium, Quick Step-Innergetic, same time. 5. Erik Zabel, Germany, Team Milram, same time.

6. Luca Paolini, Italy, Liquigas, same time. 7. Oscar Freire, Spain, Rabobank, same time. 8. Eddy Mazzoleni, Italy, T-Mobile, same time. 9. Georg Totschnig, Austria, Gerolsteiner, same time. 10. Fabian Wegmann, Germany, Gerolsteiner, same time.

11. Alexandre Botcharov, Russia, Credit Agricole, same time. 12. Mirko Celestino, Italy, Team Milram, same time. 13. Jose Luis Rubiera, Spain, Discovery Channel, same time. 14. Cadel Evans, Australia, Davitamon-Lotto, same time. 15. George Hincapie, United States, Discovery Channel, same time.

16. Marcus Fothen, Germany, Gerolsteiner, same time. 17. Riccardo Ricco, Italy, Saunier Duval-Prodir, same time. 18. Bobby Julich, United States, Team CSC, same time. 19. Carlos Sastre, Spain, Team CSC, same time. 20. Cyril Dessel, France, AG2R Prevoyance, same time.

Also

24. Levi Leipheimer, United States, Gerolsteiner, same time.

26. Egoi Martinez, Spain, Discovery Channel, same time. 28. Paolo Savoldelli, Italy, Discovery Channel, same time. 29. Christian Vandevelde, United States, Team CSC, same time. 35. Jose Azevedo. Portugal, Discovery Channel, same time.

36. Yaroslav Popovych, Ukraine, Discovery Channel, same time. 44. Floyd Landis, United States, Phonak, same time.same time.

71. David Zabriskie, United States, Team CSC, :17.

76. Benjamin Noval Gonzalez, Spain, Discovery Channel, same time.

79. Pavel Padrnos, Czech Republic, Discovery Channel, :22.

95. Viatceslav Ekimov, Russia, Discovery Channel, :42.

159. Christopher Horner, United States, Davitamon-Lotto, 8:05.

Fred Rodriguez, United States, Davitamon-Lotto, withdrew.

Overall Standings

(After three stages)

1. Tom Boonen, Belgium, Quick Step-Innergetic, 14:52:23. 2. Michael Rogers, Australia, T-Mobile, 1 second behind. 3. George Hincapie, United States, Discovery Channel, :05. 4. Thor Hushovd, Norway, Credit Agricole, :07. 5. Paolo Savoldelli, Italy, Discovery Channel, :15.

6. Daniele Bennati, Italy, Lampre-Fondital, same time. 7. Floyd Landis, United States, Phonak, :16. 8. Vladimir Karpets, Russia, Caisse D Epargne-Illes Balears, :17. 9. Serhiy Honchar, Ukraine, T-Mobile, same time. 10. Matthias Kessler, Germany, T-Mobile, same time.

11. Cadel Evans, Australia, Davitamon-Lotto, :20. 12. Christophe Moreau, France, AG2R Prevoyance, same time. 13. David Millar, Britain, Saunier Duval-Prodir, :21. 14. Patrik Sinkewitz, Germany, T-Mobile, :23. 15. David Zabriskie, United States, Team CSC, same time.

16. Andreas Kloden, Germany, T-Mobile, :24. 17. Marcus Fothen, Germany, Gerolsteiner, :25. 18. Cyril Dessel, France, AG2R Prevoyance, same time. 19. Bobby Julich, United States, Team CSC, same time. 20. Eddy Mazzoleni, Italy, T-Mobile, :26.

Also

21. Yaroslav Popovych, Ukraine, Discovery Channel, :27. 22. Egoi Martinez, Spain, Discovery Channel, :28. 23. Christian Vandevelde, United States, Team CSC, same time. 25. Levi Leipheimer, United States, Gerolsteiner, same time. 28. Jose Azevedo, Portugal, Discovery Channel, :31. 50. Jose Luis Rubiera, Spain, Discovery Channel, :45. 59. Benjamin Noval Gonzalez, Spain, Discovery Channel, :49.

72. Pavel Padrnos, Czech Republic, Discovery Channel, :57.

130. Viatceslav Ekimov, Russia, Discovery Channel, 4:55.

143. Christopher Horner, United States, Davitamon-Lotto, 8:22.

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Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Connecticut 12 5 .706

Detroit 11 5 .688 1/2

Indiana 12 6 .667 1/2

Washington 9 8 .529 3

New York 4 11 .267 7

Charlotte 3 13 .188 81/2

Chicago 2 14 .125 91/2

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Los Angeles 13 5 .722

Houston 12 6 .667 1

Seattle 10 8 .556 3

Sacramento 9 8 .529 31/2

San Antonio 9 8 .529 31/2

Phoenix 6 9 .400 51/2

Minnesota 5 11 .313 7

MONDAY

San Antonio 85, Los Angeles 63

TODAY

Washington at Minnesota, 8

Houston at Los Angeles, 10:30

Sportlight

July 5

1947 Larry Doby becomes the first black to play in the American League. He strikes out as a pinch-hitter for the Cleveland Indians in a 6-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox.

1952 Maureen Connolly wins her first of three straight women s singles title at Wimbledon, defeating Louise Brough 6-4, 6-3.

1968 The Philadelphia 76ers trade Wilt Chamberlain, basketball s greatest offensive player, to the Los Angeles Lakers after they are unable to sign him to a contract.

1968 Australia s Rod Laver wins the first open Wimbledon tennis championship, defeating countryman Tony Roche 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Laver becomes the first player since Fred Perry (1934-36) to win the men s title three straight times.

1980 Bjorn Borg of Sweden wins his fifth men s title at Wimbledon, defeating John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6.

1992 Andre Agassi beats Goran Ivanisevic 6-7 (8), 6-4, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in the Wimbledon men s final to win his first Grand Slam title.

1993 Rickey Henderson of the Oakland Athletics opens both games of a doubleheader with a homer to become the first player to accomplish the feat in 60 years.

1996 Frankie Fredericks edges Michael Johnson to win the men s 200 meters at the Bislett Games in Norway, snapping the American world champion s winning streak of 21 races.

1997 Martina Hingis, 16, becomes the youngest player to win Wimbledon since 1887. Hingis comes back for a 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Jana Novotna.

2003 Serena Williams beats sister Venus 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 for her second straight Wimbledon title. It s her fifth championship in the past six Grand Slams, each capped by a victory over Venus.

2004 Eric Gagne s streak of 84 consecutive saves ends when he blows a two-run lead for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who come back to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 in 10 innings.

amateur baseball

Federation League

Dave White 000 231 1 7 17 3

Toronto 002 800 x 10 10 2

WP Prescott. LP Buslawski. Vader (DW) 2-3.

Kalamazoo 011 001 1 4 8 2

Dave White 023 000 x 5 9 2

WP Zizelman. LP Calcamuggio. Kester (DW) 3-3.

Tennis

Wimbledon

At Wimbledon, England

Singles

Women

Quarterfinals

Maria Sharapova (4) d. Elena Dementieva (7) 6-1, 6-4.

Justine Henin-Hardenne (3) d. Severine Bremond 6-4, 6-4.

Kim Clijsters (2) d. Li Na (27) 6-4, 7-5.

Amelie Mauresmo (1) d. Anastasia Myskina (9) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

Doubles

Men

Third Round

Jonas Bjorkman and Max Mirnyi (2) d. Martin Garcia and Sebastian Prieto (15) 6-1, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-3.

Women

Third Round

Eleni Daniilidou and Anabel Medina Garrigues (10) d. Mervana Jugic-Salkic, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Emma Laine 6-4, 7-6 (3).

TODAY S SCHEDULE

Play begins on Centre Court and Court 1 at 8 a.m. EDT

Centre Court

Roger Federer (1) vs. Mario Ancic (7), Croatia

Lleyton Hewitt (6) vs. Marcos Baghdatis (18), Cyprus

Virginia Ruano Pascual and Paola Suarez vs. Eleni Daniilidou and Anabel Medina Garrigues (10), Spain

Court 1

Radek Stepanek (14) vs. Jonas Bjorkman, Sweden

Jarkko Nieminen (22) vs. Rafael Nadal (2), Spain

Yuliana Fedak and Tatiana Perebiynis vs. Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Meghann Shaughnessy (5), United States

note

Holland SAL/Wild Bill s 4th Annual Softball Tournament will take place July 7-9 at Club 16 on King Road in Holland. The entry fee is $100 plus one ball, and teams are responsible for umpires. The tournament, a national and state qualifier, will be a round-robin format unless there are more than 12 teams. Contact Butch at 419-276-0724 or Geo at 419-215-5022.

SOCCER

World Cup

Second Round

Saturday, June 24

At Munich, Germany

Germany 2, Sweden 0

At Leipzig, Germany

Argentina 2, Mexico 1, extra time

Sunday, June 25

At Stuttgart, Germany

England 1, Ecuador 0

At Nuremberg, Germany

Portugal 1, Netherlands 0

Monday, June 26

At Kaiserslautern, Germany

Italy 1, Australia 0

At Cologne, Germany

Ukraine 0, Switzerland 0, Ukraine won 3-0 on penalty kicks

Tuesday, June 27

At Dortmund, Germany

Brazil 3, Ghana 0

At Hanover, Germany

France 3, Spain 1

Quarterfinals

Friday, June 30

At Berlin

Germany 1, Argentina 1, Germany won 4-2 on penalty kicks

At Hamburg, Germany

Italy 3, Ukraine 0

Saturday, July 1

At Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Portugal 0, England 0, Portugal won 3-1 on penalty kicks

At Frankfurt, Germany

France 1, Brazil 0

Semifinals

Yesterday

At Dortmund, Germany

Italy 2, Germany 0

Today

At Munich, Germany

Portugal vs. France, 3

Third Place

Saturday

At Stuttgart, Germany

Semifinal losers, 3

Championship

Sunday

At Berlin

Semifinal winners, 2

Major League Soccer

Eastern Conference

W L T Pts GF GA

D.C. United 11 1 5 38 32 14

New England 5 4 6 21 19 17

Kansas City 6 8 2 20 19 22

Chicago 5 5 5 20 20 20

Columbus 4 6 6 18 13 21

New York 2 5 8 14 17 23

Western Conference

W L T Pts GF GA

FC Dallas 8 5 3 27 25 21

Houston 6 3 6 24 22 18

CD Chivas USA 6 5 5 23 25 19

Colorado 5 5 3 18 16 19

Los Angeles 4 10 3 15 13 23

Real Salt Lake 3 8 4 13 17 21

Note: Three points for victory, one point for tie.

YESTERDAY

D.C. United 1, FC Dallas 0

Chicago 1, Kansas City 0

Columbus 1, Houston 1, tie

CD Chivas USA 0, Real Salt Lake 0, tie

Los Angeles 1, New York 0

New England at Colorado, late

SATURDAY

CD Chivas USA at Houston, 5

D.C. United at Columbus, 7:30

New York at FC Dallas, 8:30

New England at Chicago, 8:30

Kansas City at Colorado, 9

Real Salt Lake at Los Angeles, 10:30

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS Activated OF Jason Michaels from the 15-day DL. Optioned 1B Ryan Garko to Buffalo of the IL.

National League

NEW YORK METS Purchased the contract of RHP Jose Lima from Norfolk of the IL. Optioned RHP Heath Bell to Norfolk.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS Agreed to terms with INF Curtis Wragg.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

BOSTON CELTICS Signed G Rajon Rondo.

LOS ANGELES KINGS Agreed to terms with F Brian Willsie on a two-year contract.

SACRAMENTO KINGS Signed G Quincy Douby.

UTAH JAZZ Agreed to terms with F Matt Harpring on a multiyear contract.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS Signed G Fred Brathwaite, F Jason Krog and F Darren Haydar.

EDMONTON OILERS Signed C Marty Reasoner to a two-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Signed F Jarkko Ruutu.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Signed G Marc Denis to a three-year contract and re-signed LW Norm Milley to a one-year contract.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Signed G Andrew Raycroft to a three-year contract.

latest line

Baseball

National League

San Diego 51/2 -61/2 PHILADELPHIA

WASHINGTON 61/2 -71/2 Florida

NY METS 9-11 Pittsburgh

ATLANTA 6-7 St. Louis

Cincinnati Even-6 MILWAUKEE

HOUSTON 9-11 Chicago Cubs

COLORADO Even-6 San Francisco

LA DODGERS 71/2 -81/2 Arizona

American League

Detroit 61/2 -71/2 OAKLAND

NY Yankees 51/2 -61/2 CLEVELAND

Boston Even-6 TAMPA BAY

CHI WHITE SOX 8-9 Baltimore

TEXAS Even-6 Toronto

Minnesota 81/2 -91/2 KANSAS CITY

SEATTLE 6-7 LA Angels

Canadian Football

(Thursday)

MONTREAL 10 Hamilton

(Friday)

B.C. Lions 1 EDMONTON

(Saturday)

TORONTO 11/2 Winnipeg

SASKATCHEWAN 2 Calgary

Home Team in CAPS

football

CFL

Eastern Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Montreal 2 0 0 4 59 31

Winnipeg 2 1 0 4 79 46

Toronto 1 2 0 2 55 59

Hamilton 0 3 0 0 53 82

Western Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Brit. Col. 2 1 0 4 95 79

Calgary 2 1 0 4 61 54

Sask. 1 1 0 2 60 69

Edmonton 1 2 0 2 42 84

Note: Two points for a regulation or overtime win and one point for a tie.

TOMORROW

Hamilton at Montreal

FRIDAY

British Columbia at Edmonton

holes in one

COREY ROTH, No. 12 at Whiteford Valley Yellow, 155 yards, 7-iron.

LEE KOWALKA, No. 8 at Shady Oak Dunes, 133 yards, 4-iron.



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