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American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS Activated RHP Mike MacDougal from the 60-day DL. Optioned RHP Joe Nelson to Omaha of the PCL.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS Announced LHP Chris Hammond cleared waivers and became a free agent.

HOUSTON ASTROS Acquired OF Aubrey Huff from Tampa Bay for RHP Mitch Talbot and INF Ben Zobrist. Assigned OF Jason Lane to Round Rock of the PCL.


National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS Signed G Speedy Claxton to a four-year contract. Signed F-C Solomon Jones.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS Agreed to terms with F LeBron James on a three-year contract extension.

DETROIT PISTONS Agreed to terms with C Nazr Mohammed on a five-year contract.

INDIANA PACERS Traded F Austin Croshere to the Dallas Mavericks for G Marquis Daniels. Signed G Orien Greene.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS Signed F Vladimir Radmanovic.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES Traded F Shane Battier to the Houston Rockets for F Stromile Swift and F Rudy Gay.

MIAMI HEAT Signed G Dwyane Wade to a contract extension.

NEW JERSEY NETS Signed G Marcus Williams and F Josh Boone to multiyear contracts.

NEW ORLEANS HORNETS Waived G Arvydas Macijauskas.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS Re-signed F Shavlik Randolph and G Willie Green. Released G Devin Smith and F Jon Smith.

UTAH JAZZ Signed G Ronnie Brewer.


National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS Signed WR Joshua Cribbs to a one-year contract and DB Daven Holly to a two-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Signed DE-LB Chris Gocong to a four-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Signed K Luis Barlanga.


National Hockey League

NHL Named Dan Near manager-retail sales and marketing.

ANAHEIM DUCKS Signed C Ryan Carter to a two-year contract.

CALGARY FLAMES Announced general manager Darryl Sutter is stepping down as coach. Named Jim Playfair coach and Wayne Fleming assistant coach.

CAROLINA HURRICANES Signed F Keith Aucoin and F Dave Gove to two-year contracts.

COLORADO AVALANCHE Agreed to terms with D John-Michael Liles on a two-year contract. Agreed to terms with D Jeff Finger, F Ben Guite, F Matt Murley and F Mark Rycroft.

DALLAS STARS Signed D Vadim Khomitski to a one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES KINGS Signed C Gabe Gauthier to a two-year contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS Re-signed G David Aebischer to a one-year contract. Traded F Richard Zednik to Washington for a 2007 third-round draft pick.

PHOENIX COYOTES Traded RW Mike Johnson to the Montreal Canadiens for a 2007 fourth-round draft pick. Named Keith Gretzky director of amateur scouting and Greg Malone eastern pro scout.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Re-signed LW Dmitry Afanasenkov to a one-year contract.

American Hockey League

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS Signed F Rich Peverley and D T.J. Reynolds.


COLUMBIA INFERNO Announced an affiliation agreement with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto of the AHL for the 2006-07 season.



MINNESOTA Announced junior RB Gary Russell is ineligible for the football team for the upcoming season.


Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Connecticut 14 5 .737

Detroit 13 6 .684 1

Indiana 13 7 .650 11/2

Washington 10 10 .500 41/2

New York 4 14 .222 91/2

Chicago 3 15 .167 101/2

Charlotte 3 16 .158 11

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Los Angeles 16 5 .762

Sacramento 12 8 .600 31/2

Houston 12 9 .571 4

San Antonio 10 9 .526 5

Seattle 10 9 .526 5

Phoenix 8 10 .444 61/2

Minnesota 7 12 .368 8


East 98, West 82, All-Star game


No games scheduled


No games scheduled


San Antonio at Charlotte, 7

Houston at Chicago, 8:30

New York at Seattle, 10

Los Angeles at Phoenix, 10


Regional All-Star Game

At Perrysburg, tomorrow, 7 p.m.

Black Team

9. Brian Bingle, St. Francis, FB/LB

57. TJ Bridges, Anthony Wayne, G

64. Joel Hardman, Fairview, C

76. John Harvey, Bryan, OG/DT/DE

20, Toby Hill, Fairview, WR/K/P/LB

33. Don Klenke, Northwood, RB/DE/PK/KR

19. Kevin Lanning, Southview, K/P

7. Chris Laser, Whitmer, RB/LB

10. Jamie Lorentz, Bryan, QB

17. Lee Marquette, Central Catholic, LB/OLB

6. Adam Miller, Napoleon, LB/TE

11. Neil Mitchell, Central Catholic, TB/CB

66. Alex Oberlin, Bryan, DE/OLB

30. Andy Pilliod, Swanton, HB/S

28. Tyler Rahn, Anthony Wayne, RB/LB

15. Todd Reckley, Northwood, SE/SS

50. Marc Ribe, Woodmore, G/LB/DT

14. Brandon Schaadt, Defiance, LB/RB

52. Jeff Schnabel, Genoa, DT/LT

5. Brock Sherman, Anthony Wayne, WR/DB/OLD

22. Nick Specht, Whitmer, QB/TB/WR/SS

79. David Stanford, St. Francis, DT/MG

3. Corey Stork, Defiance, K/P

67. Xavier Taylor, Swanton, DE

16. Stuart Thorp, Montpelier, QB

4. Alan Tyson, Elmwood, QB/DB

75. Bill Vance, Patrick Henry, C/DT

32. Brad Weaver, Napoleon, RB/TB

1. Brian Yarnell, Patrick Henry, WR/P/KR/DB

45. Zac Zimmerman, Archbold, LB/K

Gold Team

8. Brian Babcock, Liberty Center, QB/S

6. Michael Baker, Holgate, RB/FB/LB

78. Demecus Beach, Scott, ROG/ROLB

5. Derek Bobo, Scott, QB

36. Vann Burgen, Waite, FT/LB

10. Clay Chalfin, Perrysburg, DE/TE

68. Matt Claytor, Toledo Christian, OG/DT

99. Jestin Davis, Edgerton, LB

57. Michael Dewar, Perrysburg, LB

4. Aaron Emans, Wauseon, QB/TE/LB

9. Anderson Fletcher, Scott, WR/CB/KR/PR

1. Andrew Gochenour, Hilltop, WR/RB/DB/KR

13. Justin Guy, Clay, K

43. Dan Hagele, Perrysburg, DE/TE

77. Justin Hodges, Bowling Green, OT/DT/LS

53. Justin Hughes, Tinora, OG/DT

35. Kurt Keller, Rossford, MLB/RB

21. Justin Kurtz, Edgerton, QB/WR/CB/FS/SS

16. Howie Lacourse, Waite, QB/DB

56. Nicholas Lawson, Maumee, DE/LT

73. J.J. Mack, Clay, OG/DT

14. Matt Mason, Delta, WR/DB

11. Matt Meridieth, Northview, QB/DE/OLB

22. Glenn Miller, Libbery, RB/LB

52. Antione Moore, Scott, LB

17. Chase Muir, Perrysburg, RB/FB/LB

71. Nick Popoff, Rogers, OL/DL

23. Cameron Schack, Perrysburg, FB/LB

75. Colton Schulte, Eastwood, DL

44. Adam Stichter, St. John s, S

3. Eric Suttie, Northview, WR/SS/KP/PR/P

54. Ben Swain, Rogers, DL/OL/

58. Jonathan Templin, Northview, G/TNT

72. Jon Timmons, Libbey, LT/DE

33.Eddie Toles, Bowsher, RB/DE

20. Josh Wainwright, Rossford, OLB/DE/SS/WR/RB

32. DeAndre Ware, St. John s, RB/FB/LB


Ottawa River Yacht Club Sail Regatta


INTERLAKE CLASS - 1. Tom Marriott, Jolly Roger Sailng Club; 2. Tim Marriott, Jolly Roger Sailing Club; 3.. Joe Grabmeir, Jolly Roger Sailing CLub, and Liz Swisher, North Cape Yacht Club, tied. SAILBOARD CLASS - 1. Rod Clevenger; 2. Dick Nagel; both Toledo Area Boardsailing Association. SUNFISH CLASS - 1. Ray Steely, Perrysburg Boat CLub, and Les Lashaway, North Cape Yacht Club, tied; 2. Taylor Stanford, Perrysburg Boat Club; 3. Jessica Henderson.

RADIO-CONTROLLED DIVISION: STAR CLASS - 1. Rob Holman, Toledo Ice YAcht CLub; 2. George Reis, Toledo Ice Yacht Club; 3. Jim Reno, Teeny Weeny Sail Club. SOLING CLASS - 1. John Eggert; 2. Wayne Eillers; 3. John Bureau; all Perrysburg Boat CLub. VICTORIA CLASS - 1. Len Dueble, Teeny Weeny Sail Club. ONE-METER CLASS - 1. Jim Reno.


ARCHIE WILLIAMS,. No. 12 at Inverness, 149 yards, 8-iron.


ESPY Awards

Male Athlete: Lance Armstrong

Female Athlete: Annika Sorenstam

Team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Coach-Manager: Bill Cowher, Pittsburgh Steelers

Comeback: Tedy Bruschi, New England Patriots

Breakthrough Athlete: Chris Paul, New Orleans Hornets

Game: Southern California vs. Texas, Rose Bowl

Record-breaking Performance: Shaun Alexander, Seattle Seahawks

Championship Performance: Vince Young, Texas quarterback

Play: Tyrone Prothro, Alabama receiver

Sports Movie: Glory Road

Male College Athlete: Reggie Bush, Southern California running back

Female College Athlete: Cat Osterman, Texas softball pitcher

Moment: Jason McElwain, Greece-Athena (N.Y.) High School basketball

Male Action Sport Athlete: Shaun White, snowboarder

Female Action Sport Athlete: Hannah Teter, snowboarder

Male Athlete With A Disability: Bobby Martin, football player

Female Athlete With a Disability: Sarah Reinertsen, triathlete

U.S. Olympian: Shaun White, snowboarder

International Athlete: Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals

Baseball Player: Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals

NBA Player: Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat

WNBA Player: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets

NFL Player: Shaun Alexander, Seattle Seahawks

NHL Player: Jaromir Jagr, New York Rangers

Angler: Tammy Richardson

Bowler: Walter Ray Williams Jr.

Boxer: Oscar De La Hoya

Driver: Tony Stewart

Golfer: Tiger Woods

Jockey: Edgar Prado

MLS Player: Landon Donovan, Los Angeles Galaxy

Footballer: Ronaldinho, Brazil

Male Tennis Player: Roger Federer

Female Tennis Player: Venus Williams

Male Track and Field Athlete: Justin Gatlin

Female Track and Field Athlete: Allyson Felix

Professional Grade Play: Doug Flutie, New England Patriots

Undeniable Performance: Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Arthur Ashe Courage Award: Afghanistan female soccer players

Special ESPY: John Ehret High School basketball team, Marrero, La.


Major League Soccer

Eastern Conference


D.C. United 12 1 5 41 33 14

New England 6 5 6 24 23 21

Kansas City 6 9 2 20 19 23

Chicago 5 6 5 20 21 22

Columbus 4 7 6 18 13 22

New York 2 6 8 14 18 25

Western Conference


FC Dallas 9 5 3 30 27 22

Houston 7 3 6 27 25 19

Colorado 7 5 3 24 20 21

CD Chivas USA 6 6 5 23 26 22

Los Angeles 5 10 3 18 15 23

Real Salt Lake 3 9 4 13 17 23

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


Colorado at New York, 2

Real Salt Lake at New England, 7:30


FC Dallas at Chicago, 4

Columbus at D.C. United, 7:30

Houston at Kansas City, 8:30

Los Angeles at CD Chivas USA, 10


New York at Columbus, 7:30


CD Chivas USA at Colorado, 8


Los Angeles at Columbus, 4

Kansas City at New York, 7:30

D.C. United at Chicago, 8:30

New England at Houston, 8:30

FC Dallas at Real Salt Lake, 10


Ohio Amateur

Beachwood; par 71

Marty Miller, Middletown 68-68 136

Jason Gerken, Logan 70-67 137

Jason Kokrak, Warren 70-68 138

Andy Miller, Xenia 68-72 140

Blake Sattler, New Philadelphia 71-70 141

Chris Wilson, Dublin 71-71 142

Tom Miles, Dublin 72-70 142

Wes Homan Jr, Cincinnati 68-74 142

Tom Ballinger, Mansfield 71-72 143


Tyler Riley, Findlay 70-76 146

Jeff Blank, Sylvania 74-73 147

Alan Fadel, Toledo 75-73 148

Matthew Haviland, Defiance 78-70 148

John Zitkovic, Findlay 74-76 150

Steven Drake, Findlay 75-75 150

Trevor Spathelf, Bowling Green 78-74 152

Failed to make cut

Blake Tucker, Findlay 76-78 154

Steve Mitchell, Toledo 75-81 156

Michael Bibler, Bowling Green 83-74 157

Michael Kennedy, Holland 76-85 161

Martin Gallagher, Toledo 80-83 163

Benjamin Yacko, Toledo 85-82 167

Stuart Draheim, Swanton 85-84 169


Tour de France

At Pau, France

10th Stage

118.4 miles from Cambo-les-Bains to Pau, with two climbs in the Pyrenees

1. Juan Miguel Mercado, Agritubel, 4 hours, 49 minutes, 10 seconds. 2. Cyril Dessel, France, AG2R Prevoyance, same time. 3. Inigo Landaluze, Spain, Euskadi-Euskaltel, 56 seconds behing. 4. Cristian Moreni, Italy, Cofidis, 2:24. 5. Christophe Rinero, France, Saunier Duval-Prodir, 2:25.

6. Inaki Isasi, Spain, Euskadi-Euskaltel, 5:03. 7. Cedric Vasseur, France, Quick Step-Innergetic, 5:35. 8. Daniele Bennati, Italy, Lampre, 7:23. 9. Erik Zabel, Germany, Team Milram, same time. 10. Stefano Garzelli, Italy, Liquigas, same time.

11. Carlos Da Cruz, France, Francaise des Jeux, same time. 12. Thomas Voeckler, France, Bouygues Telecom, same time. 13. Riccardo Ricco, Italy, Saunier Duval-Prodir, same time. 14. Mirko Celestino, Italy, Team Milram, same time. 15. Marzio Bruseghin, Italy, Lampre, same time.

Overall Standings

(After 10 stages)

1. Cyril Dessel, France, AG2R Prevoyance, 43:07:05. 2. Juan Miguel Mercado, Agritubel, 2 minutes, 34 seconds behind. 3. Serhiy Honchar, Ukraine, T-Mobile, 3:45. 4. Christian Moreni, Italy, Cofidis, 3:51. 5. Floyd Landis, United States, Phonak, 4:45.

6. Michael Rogers, Australia, T-Mobile, 4:53. 7. Inigo Landeluze, Spain, Euskadi-Euskaltel, 5:22. 8. Patrik Sinkewitz, Germany, T-Mobile, 5:30. 9. Andreas Kloden, Germany, T-Mobile, 5:35. 10. Vladimir Karpets, Russia, Caisse D Epargne-Illes Balears, 5:37.

11. Cadel Evans, Australia, Davitamon-Lotto, same time. 12. David Zabriskie, United States, Team CSC, 5:38. 13. Marcus Fothen, Germany, Gerolsteiner, 5:48. 14. Christophe Moreau, France, AG2R Prevoyance, 5:52.


At Pike Run

Boys 16-18: 1. Jordan Mack, 72. 2. Chris Britt, 74. 3. Tyler Uphaus, 75.

Boys 13-15: 1. Zach Erb, 78. 2. Steven Kinsman, 80. 3. Kaleb Figy, 80.

Boys 12-and under: 1. Zachary Hoops, 102. 2. Aaron Tietje, 130.

Girls: 1. Megan Hall, 97. 2. Brandi Dominique, 105.



National League

Houston Even-6 FLORIDA

CINCINNATI Even-6 Colorado

ST. LOUIS 61/2 -71/2 LA Dodgers

American League

DETROIT 11-13 Kansas City

BOSTON 8-9 Oakland

BALTIMORE 61/2 -71/2 Texas

MINNESOTA 9-11 Cleveland

Home Team in CAPS


July 13

1943 The first night game in All-Star history is played at Philadelphia s Shibe Park. Boston s Bobby Doerr provides the big blow, a three-run homer, for the AL s 5-3 win.

1971 Reggie Jackson hits a mammoth home run off the power generator on the right-field roof at Tiger Stadium to highlight a barrage of six homers three by each team as the AL beats the NL 6-4 in the All-Star game.

1972 Robert Irsay buys the stock of the Los Angeles Rams for $19 million and swaps the franchise for the Baltimore Colts. The players and coaches are not affected.

1980 Amy Alcott shoots a record score of 280 to win the U.S. Women s Open by nine strokes over Hollis Stacy.

1996 Cigar matches Citation s modern North American record of 16 consecutive wins, pulling away to take the $1.05 million Arlington Citation Challenge by 31/2 lengths.

1997 Alison Nicholas holds off Nancy Lopez for a one-stroke victory in the U.S. Women s Open. Nicholas shoots a 72-hole total of 10-under 274, the most under par in the 52-year history of the event.

2003 Beth Daniel becomes the oldest winner in LPGA Tour history, birdying the final two holes to beat Juli Inkster by a stroke in the Canadian Women s Open. At 46 years, 8 months and 29 days, Daniel breaks the age record set by JoAnne Carner in 1985.

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