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Published: Tuesday, 7/8/2008

Cycling, track and field, WNBA

TRACK AND FIELD

U.S. Olympic Trials

Sunday

Eugene, Ore.

(Finals, all race distances in meters)

(x-qualified for Olympic team)

Men

200

1, x-Walter Dix, Florida State, 19.86 seconds. 2, x-Shawn Crawford, Nike, 19.86. 3, x-Wallace Spearmon, Nike, 19.90. 4, Rodney Martin, Nike, 19.99. 5, Charles Clark, Florida State, 20.53. 6, Rubin Williams, Tennessee, 20.61. 7, Bernard Williams, adidas, 20.63. Xavier Carter, Nike, DNS.

1,500

1, x-Bernard Lagat, Nike, 3:40.37. 2, x-Leonel Manzano, Nike, 3:40.90. 3, x-Lopez Lomong, Nike, 3:41.00. 4, William Leer, Oregon TC Elite, 3:41.54. 5, Alan Webb, Nike, 3:41.62. 6, Jon Rankin, Nike, 3:41.75. 7, Said Ahmed, Nike, 3:42.20. 8, Andrew McClary, Arkansas, 3:42.40. 9, Rob Myers, Reebok, 3:42.62. 10, Christopher Lukezic, Reebok, 3:43.26. 11, Steve Sherer, unattached, 3:43.41. 12, Gabriel Jennings, Saucony, 3:47.92.

Triple Jump

1, x-Aarik Wilson, Nike, 57 feet, 21/4 inches. 2, x-Kenta Bell, Mizuno, 56-61/2. 3, x-Rafeeq Curry, Shore AC, 56-53/4. 4, Walter Davis, Nike, 56-51/4. 5, Brandon Roulhac, Shore AC, 56-33/4. 6, Allen Simms, unattached, 55-111/4. 7, Lawrence Willis, unattached, 54-61/2. 8, James Lemons, unattached, 53-41/2. 9, Kyle Jenkins, Indiana, 53-13/4. 10, Muhammad Halim, Cornell, 52-83/4. 11, Alnozo Moore, HPC Elite, 52-71/4. 12, James Jenkins, HPC Elite, 51-41/4.

Women

200

1, x-Allyson Felix, adidas, 21.82. 2, x-Muna Lee, Nike, 21.99. 3, x-Marshevet Hooker, adidas, 22.20. 4, Lauryn Williams, Nike, 22.21. 5, Bianca Knight, adidas, 22.25. 6, Carmelita Jeter, Nike, 22.35. 7, Shalonda Solomon, Reebok, 22.36. Torri Edwards, Nike, DNS.

1,500

1, x-Shannon Rowbury, Nike, 4:05.48. 2, x-Erin Donohue, Nike, 4:08.20. 3, x-Christin Wurth, Nike, 4:08.48. 4, Morgan Uceny, Reebok, 4:10.85. 5, Amy Mortimier, Reebok, 4:14.98. 6, Lindsey Gallo, Reebok, 4:15.96. 7, Tiffany McWilliams, adidas, 4:16.28. 8, Sarah Bowman, Tennessee, 4:16.54. 9, Sara Hall, Asics, 4:16.79. 10, Jordan Hasay, unattached, 4:17.36. 11, Jenelle Deatherage, Reebok, 4:22.45. 12, Treniere Clement, 4:24.62.

Pole Vault

Final

1, x-Jennifer Stuczynski, adidas, 16-13/4. 2, x-April Steiner Bennett, adidas, 15-1. 3, x-Erica Bartolina, unattached, 14-11. 4, Jillian Schwartz, Nike, 14-9. 5, Tracy O Hara, unattached, 14-9. 6, Becky Holliday, unattached, 14-9. 7 (tie), Mary Vincent, Asics; Chelsea Johnson, Nike; and Stacy Dragila, Nike, 14-51/4. 10 (tie), Lacy Janson, Nike, and Melinda Owen, Idaho, 14-51/4. Erin Asay, unattached, NH.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Connecticut 13 6 .684

Detroit 12 6 .667 1/2

Indiana 9 8 .529 3

New York 9 8 .529 3

Washington 6 11 .353 6

Chicago 5 11 .313 61/2

Atlanta 1 17 .056 111/2

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 12 6 .667

Los Angeles 11 6 .647 1/2

Seattle 11 7 .611 1

Houston 9 9 .500 3

Minnesota 9 9 .500 3

Phoenix 8 9 .471 31/2

Sacramento 8 10 .444 4

YESTERDAY

No games scheduled

SATURDAY

Houston 73, Sacramento 65

Indiana 81, Connecticut 74

Atlanta 91, Chicago 84

Seattle 96, Minnesota 71

New York 93, Phoenix 83

SUNDAY

San Antonio 83, Washington 75

Los Angeles 91, Phoenix 80

TODAY

Houston at Phoenix, 3:30

Indiana at Washington, 7

Connecticut at Detroit, 7:30

New York at San Antonio, 8

Seattle at Sacramento, 10

SPORTLIGHT

July 8

1889 John L. Sullivan defeats Jake Kilrain in the 75th round in Richburg, Miss., for the U.S. heavyweight championship. It s the last bare-knuckle boxing match before the Marquis of Queensbury rules are introduced.

1922 Suzanne Lenglen beats Molla Bjurstedt Mallory, 6-2, 6-0 for her fourth straight singles title at Wimbledon.

1939 Bobby Riggs beats Elwood Cooke in five sets to win the men s singles title at Wimbledon.

1941 Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox hits a three-run, two-out homer in the ninth inning to give the American League a dramatic 7-5 victory in the All-Star game at Detroit s Briggs Stadium.

1967 Billie Jean King sweeps three titles at Wimbledon. King beats Ann Hayden Jones 6-3, 6-4, for the singles title; teams with Rosie Casals for the women s doubles title, and pairs with Owen Davidson for the mixed doubles title.

1984 John McEnroe whips Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in 100-degree temperatures to take the men s singles title at Wimbledon.

1990 West Germany wins the World Cup as Andreas Brehme scores with 6 minutes to go for a 1-0 victory over defending champion Argentina in a foul-marred final.

1994 Boston shortstop John Valentin completes the 10th unassisted triple play in baseball history in the sixth inning of a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

1996 Switzerland s Martina Hingis becomes the youngest champion in Wimbledon history at 15 years, 282 days, teaming with Helena Sukova to beat Meredith McGrath and Larisa Neiland 5-7, 7-5, 6-1 in women s doubles.

LATEST LINE

Baseball

National League

PHILADELPHIA 9-10 St. Louis

PITTSBURGH Even-6 Houston

Arizona 7-8 WASHINGTON

NY METS Even-6 San Francisco

MILWAUKEE 91/2 -101/2 Colorado

CHICAGO CUBS 7-8 Cincinnati

SAN DIEGO Even-6 Florida

LA DODGERS 51/2 -61/2 Atlanta

American League

DETROIT 8-9 Cleveland

BOSTON 7-8 Minnesota

NY YANKEES Even-6 Tampa Bay

TORONTO 6-7 Baltimore

LA Angels 51/2 -61/2 TEXAS

Chi White Sox Even-6 KANSAS CITY

OAKLAND 81/2 -91/2 Seattle

Home Team in CAPS

TRANSACTIONS

American League

BOSTON RED SOX Sent RHP Justin Masterson to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled 1B Jeff Bailey from Pawtucket.

CLEVELAND INDIANS Traded LHP C.C. Sabathia to Milwaukee for OF Matt LaPorta, RHP Rob Bryson, LHP Zach Johnson and a player to be named.

DETROIT TIGERS Optioned INF Michael Hollimon to Toledo (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES Recalled OF Jeff Francoeur from Mississippi (SL). Placed RHP Manny Acosta and RHP Jeff Bennett and INF Omar Infante on the 15-day DL.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS Placed RHP Jeff Suppan on the 15-day DL.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS Named Herb Brown assistant coach.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS Waived DT Titus Adams, CB Jerrid Gaines and DT Michael Marquardt.

NEW YORK JETS Waived WR-KR Ashlan Davis, DB Kenny Patton and RB Justin Valentine.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS Agreed to terms with OT Tony Hills.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Waived QB Drew Olson. Claimed QB Kyle Wright off waivers from Minnesota.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS Signed G David LeNeveu to a one-year contract.

CALGARY FLAMES Signed F Todd Bertuzzi.

CAROLINA HURRICANES Agreed to terms with D Dennis Seidenberg on a one-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Signed D Matt Walker to a one-year contract.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Signed C R.J. Umberger to a four-year contract.

MINNESOTA WILD Signed D Tomas Mojzis to a multiyear contract.

NEW YORK RANGERS Agreed to terms with D Dmitri Kalinin.

OTTAWA SENATORS Signed F Greg Mauldin to a one-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Agreed to terms with Paul Holmgren, general manager, on a three-year contract extension through the 2011-12 season. Signed F Arron Asham to a multiyear contract.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Signed F Janne Pesonen and D Ben Lovejoy to one-year contracts.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Signed F Mark Recchi to a one-year contract.

COLLEGE

GEORGIA Announced freshman basketball F Jeremy Jacob will transfer.

HARDIN-SIMMONS Announced the resignation of Dylan Howard, men s basketball coach, to accept a position as men s assistant basketball coach at Mississippi Valley State.

NOTRE DAME Agreed to terms with Mike Brey, men s basketball coach, on a two-year contract extension through the 2014-15 season.

PRO FOOTBALL

Arena Football Playoffs

DIVISIONAL ROUND

National Conference

Eastern Division

Saturday

Philadelphia 49, New York 48

Southern Division

Last night

Cleveland 73, Georgia 70

American Conference

Central Division

Sunday

Grand Rapids 58, Chicago 41

Western Division

Saturrday

San Jose 64, Colorado 51

SPORTS NOTES

SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: The Wholly Toledo Bash for Cash men s and co-ed (ASA-Open) is scheduled July 12-13 at Scott Park. Fee $250 (umpires and balls included) Cash and trophies. Information: Matt Kwiatkowski 419-704-5710 or Kwi5050@yahoo.com or leaguelineup.com/whollytoledo

SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: USSSA National qualifier July 19 and 20 at Club 16 on King Road. Information; Herman 419-460-4582 or Gary 419-297-5306.

HOLE IN ONES

RICHARD MACHINSKI No. 2 at Eagles Landing, 142 yards, 7 iron.

DEAN DECIACCA, No. 16 at Maple Grove, 143 yards, 8-iron.

TIMM MORRISON, No. 3 at Ottawa Park, 145 yards, wedge.

TENNIS

Hall of Fame

Newport, R.I.

Singles

First Round

Rohan Bopanna d. Kevin Kim 6-3, 6-4.

Mikhail Ledovskikh d. Kristian Pless 4-6, 7-5, 6-4.

Vince Spadea d. Simon Stadler 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.

Brendan Evans d. Paul Capdeville 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

Donald Young (6) d. Jun Woong-sun 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.

Alexander Peya d. Philipp Petzschner 6-7 (3), 6-3, 7-5.

Palermo

Palermo, Sicily

Singles

First Round

Carla Suarez Navarro (4) d. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 7-5, 7-6 (2).

Julia Vakulenko d. Mara Santangelo 6-4, 1-6, 6-1.

Sara Errani (5) d. Hsieh Su-wei 6-1, 6-0.

Flavia Pennetta (1) d. Sandra Kloesel 6-2, 6-2.

Mercedes Cup

Stuttgart, Germany

Singles

First Round

Andreas Beck d. Daniel Brands 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Juan Martin del Potro d. Evgeny Korolev 6-3, 7-5.

Albert Montanes d. Jose Acasuso (7) 6-3, 7-6 (5).

Oscar Hernandez d. Santiago Ventura 6-1, 6-4.

Michael Berrer d. Eric Prodon 6-3, 6-4.

Pablo Cuevas d. Santiago Giraldo 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (11).

Swedish Open

Bastad, Sweden

Singles

First Round

Bjorn Rehnquist, Sweden d. Michal Przysiezny 7-5, 6-2.

Boris Pashanski, Serbia, d. Nicolas Massu 6-2, 6-3.

Jarkko Nieminen (7) leads Sergio Roitman 5-4, susp., rain.

ATP Money Leaders

Through July 6

1. Rafael Nadal $5,486,324

2. Novak Djokovic $3,250,382

3. Roger Federer $3,014,091

4. Nikolay Davydenko $1,394,356

5. David Ferrer $975,271

6. Andy Roddick $811,062

7. Andy Murray $798,665

8. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga $797,506

9. Stanislas Wawrinka $771,069

10. Nicolas Almagro $765,322

11. Michael Llodra $734,195

12. Mikhail Youzhny $708,349

13. James Blake $699,081

14. Robin Soderling $660,623

15. Nenad Zimonjic $616,575

16. Daniel Nestor $615,778

17. Rainer Schuettler $569,932

18. Feliciano Lopez $569,843

19. Dmitry Tursunov $568,063

20. Marat Safin $562,700

21. Fernando Gonzalez $561,876

22. Gael Monfils $560,479

23. Fernando Verdasco $554,345

24. Igor Andreev $545,943

25. Tommy Robredo $544,270

26. Radek Stepanek $527,658

27. Mardy Fish $527,592

28. Mario Ancic $520,750

29. Tomas Berdych $517,740

30. Luis Horna $513,894

31. David Nalbandian $511,810

32. Philipp Kohlschreiber $501,921

33. Simone Bolelli $477,356

34. Andreas Seppi $477,165

WTA Money Leaders

Through July 6

1. Ana Ivanovic $2,521,156

2. Serena Williams $2,138,316

3. Venus Williams $2,114,697

4. Maria Sharapova $1,924,879

5. Jelena Jankovic $1,545,082

6. Dinara Safina $1,287,669

7. Elena Dementieva $1,161,538

8. Svetlana Kuznetsova $1,088,787

9. Agnieszka Radwanska $835,377

10. Vera Zvonareva $749,161

11. Zheng Jie $653,578

12. Anabel M. Garrigues $581,235

13. Victoria Azarenka $578,587

14. Katarina Srebotnik $538,255

15. Alona Bondarenko $478,756

16. Shahar Peer $463,446

17. Ai Sugiyama $461,116

18. Justine Henin $458,470

19. Daniela Hantuchova $455,672

20. Nadia Petrova $444,835

21. Kater. Bondarenko $442,785

22. Anna Chakvetadze $434,615

23. Patty Schnyder $428,610

24. Virginia R. Pascual $422,324

25. Casey Dellacqua $408,125

26. Franc. Schiavone $405,031

27. Agnes Szavay $394,828

28. Nicole Vaidisova $381,878

29. Liezel Huber $378,938

30. Caroline Wozniacki $370,095

31. Cara Black $362,161

32. Tamarie Tanasugarn $343,807

33. Alize Cornet $337,524

34. Samantha Stosur $334,072

35. Kaia Kanepi $332,875



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