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Published: Tuesday, 7/22/2008

Local tennis, amateur baseball, WNBA, soccer

LOCAL BASEBALL

American Legion

Pemberville #183 000 020 010 - 3 5 4

Toledo #335 040 100 11x - 7 6 2

WP-Kuebler. LP-Sattler. Meinzer (T) 2-3, RBI.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

New England 10 4 3 33 25 19

Columbus 8 5 4 28 27 25

Chicago 7 5 4 25 24 14

D.C. United 7 7 1 22 28 26

Toronto FC 6 6 4 22 19 20

Kansas City 5 5 6 21 17 21

New York 5 6 6 21 18 26

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Real Salt Lake 6 6 6 24 20 19

Los Angeles 6 6 5 23 36 33

CD Chivas USA 6 6 4 22 22 21

Colorado 6 8 3 21 27 23

Houston 4 4 8 20 17 19

FC Dallas 4 6 7 19 21 24

San Jose 3 9 5 14 11 22

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

SATURDAY

San Jose 0, Toronto FC 0, tie

Los Angeles 2, New York 2, tie

Colorado 2, FC Dallas 2, tie

Real Salt Lake 0, Chicago 0, tie

TONIGHT

Houston at D.C. United, 7:30

PRO FOOTBALL

Arena Playoffs

ArenaBowl

At New Orleans

Sunday, July 27: Philadelphia vs. San Jose, 3 p.m.

CFL

Eastern Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Montreal 2 2 0 4 123 98

Toronto 2 2 0 4 99 126

Hamilton 1 3 0 2 86 122

Winnipeg 0 4 0 0 82 130

Western Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Sask. 4 0 0 8 134 90

Calgary 3 1 0 6 125 87

Edmonton 2 2 0 4 125 128

British Col. 2 2 0 4 103 96

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

SUNDAY

Toronto 35, Edmonton 31

THURSDAY

Calgary at Winnipeg

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Detroit 16 8 .667

Connecticut 14 10 .583 2

New York 12 10 .545 3

Indiana 11 11 .500 4

Washington 9 14 .391 61/2

Chicago 7 15 .318 8

Atlanta 3 21 .125 13

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 16 8 .667

Seattle 15 8 .652 1/2

Los Angeles 13 10 .565 21/2

Sacramento 12 11 .522 31/2

Minnesota 11 11 .500 4

Houston 11 12 .478 41/2

Phoenix 11 12 .478 41/2

SUNDAY

Connecticut 74, Chicago 67

Washington 89, Seattle 57

Sacramento 88, Detroit 85

TODAY

Sacramento at Atlanta, 11 a.m.

Seattle at Minnesota, 1

Los Angeles at Detroit, 7

Indiana at Chicago, 8

Phoenix at Houston, 8:30

LATEST LINE

Baseball

National League

FLORIDA Even-6 Atlanta

NY METS 8-9 Philadelphia

San Diego Even-6 CINCINNATI

HOUSTON Even-6 Pittsburgh

ST. LOUIS 6-7 Milwaukee

COLORADO 61/2 -71/2 LA Dodgers

ARIZONA Even-6 Chicago Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO Even-6 Washington

American League

NY YANKEES Even-6 Minnesota

Toronto Even-6 BALTIMORE

TAMPA BAY 71/2 -81/2 Oakland

CHI WHITE SOX 51/2 -61/2 Texas

Detroit Even-6 KANSAS CITY

LA ANGELS 81/2 -91/2 Cleveland

Boston 71/2 -81/2 SEATTLE

Arena Football

Sunday, July 27th.

Arena Bowl XXII

at New Orleans Arena-New Orleans, LA.

Philadelphia 31/2 (120) San Jose

Home Team in CAPS

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

Through July 12

POINTS

1. Kyle Busch, 2,881. 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 2,619. 3. Jeff Burton, 2,590. 4. Carl Edwards, 2,509. 5. Jimmie Johnson, 2,494. 6. Jeff Gordon, 2,384. 7. Greg Biffle, 2,318. 8. Matt Kenseth, 2,317. 9. Kevin Harvick, 2,308. 10. Tony Stewart, 2,305.

11. Kasey Kahne, 2,295. 12. Denny Hamlin, 2,283. 13. Clint Bowyer, 2,256. 14. Brian Vickers, 2,188. 15. David Ragan, 2,185. 16. Ryan Newman, 2,094. 17. Martin Truex Jr., 2,050. 18. Kurt Busch, 2,038. 19. Bobby Labonte, 1,905. 20. Juan Pablo Montoya, 1,863.

MONEY

1. Kyle Busch, $4,476,763. 2. Carl Edwards, $4,143,125. 3. Kasey Kahne, $4,134,862. 4. Ryan Newman, $4,044,883. 5. Tony Stewart, $3,618,745. 6. Jimmie Johnson, $3,603,629. 7. Jeff Gordon, $3,174,038. 8. Matt Kenseth, $3,080,467. 9. Jeff Burton, $3,031,590. 10. Denny Hamlin, $2,998,467.

11. Kevin Harvick, $2,952,292. 12. Dale Earnhardt Jr., $2,878,220. 13. Kurt Busch, $2,865,880. 14. Greg Biffle, $2,699,414. 15. Sam Hornish Jr., $2,662,239. 16. Martin Truex Jr., $2,616,315. 17. Bobby Labonte, $2,610,259. 18. Clint Bowyer, $2,542,720. 19. Juan Pablo Montoya, $2,511,712. 20. Reed Sorenson, $2,481,365.

SPORTS NOTES

ARCHBOLD DISTANCE CAMP: Rachael Sauder Kinsman will be the clinician for the Archbold Track Club s cross country/distance camp on Aug. 4 through 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Archbold High School track for grades 7 through 12. Fee: $25 per individual or $100 per team (junior high and high school are two teams), or $150 for combined boys and girls. Information: John Downey, Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St., Archbold OH, 43502 or 567-4473, or 419-445-3971, or arc_hs_jd@nwoac.org

SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: A Class D & E qualifier tournament is scheduled July 25 and 26. Information: Mile Williamson 419-656-2107.

BATBOY, BATGIRL OPPORTUNITY: Youth teams and players ages 8 to 18 are needed to serve as batboys and batgirls during the 2008 NABF College Division World Series Aug. 8-10 at four local sites: Skeldon Stadium, Scott Park, Bowman Park, and Joe E. Brown Field. Sixteen regional champions will compete. Information: Andrew at 419-367-4565 or Shawn at 419-936-3887.

WHITMER PICKUP: Whitmer High School football equipment pick-up will be on July 30: 9th grade at 10:30 a.m.; Junior high at 11:15 a.m.

HOLE-IN-ONE

JIM WEBER, No. 6 at Deer Run, 185 yards, 3-iron

TOM PETERMAN, No. 15 at Giant Oak, 137 yards, 3-wood.

T. J. STRUFFOLINO, No. 5 at Sugar Creek, 160 yards, 9-iron.

MARILYN REINSTEIN, No. 6 at The Legacy, 93 yards, 4-iron.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

MLB Suspended Tampa Bay Rays minor league RHP Matthew Walker (FSL) 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the minor league drug prevention and treatment program.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX Purchased the contract of LHP Clayton Richard from Charlotte (IL). Transferred LHP Andrew Sisco from the 15-to the 60-day DL.

NEW YORK YANKEES Placed C Jorge Posada on the 15-day DL. Activated OF Johnny Damon from the 15-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS Recalled RHP Scott Feldman from Frisco (Texas). Optioned C Taylor Teagarden to Oklahoma (PCL).

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES Recalled RHP John Van Benschoten from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned RHP Marino Salas to Indianapolis.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Recalled RHP Mitchell Boggs from Memphis (PCL). Optioned LHP Jaime Garcia to Memphis.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA Named Bernie Fryer vice president and director of officials; Joe Borgia vice president, referee operations, and Ronnie Nunn director of development.

BOSTON CELTICS Re-signed G Eddie House and G Tony Allen.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS Signed DE Christian Mohr as international practice squad player. Waived DB Justin Sandy and DE Zach West.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS Signed RB Jamaal Charles and TE Brad Cottam to three-year contracts.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Signed LB Shawn Crable and QB Kevin O Connell.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Acquired TE Jeremy Shockey from the New York Giants for second-and fifth-round 2009 draft picks.

TENNESSEE TITANS Agreed to terms with DE William Hayes on a multiyear contract. Waived S Rocky Schwartz.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CALGARY FLAMES Signed F Andre Roy.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Re-signed G Corey Crawford to a one-year contact.

DETROIT RED WINGS Re-signed G Jimmy Howard and D Jonathan Ericsson to three-year contracts.

LOS ANGELES KINGS Re-signed D Peter Harrold to a three-year contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS Signed C Fedor Fedorov.

NEW YORK RANGERS Agreed to terms with F Greg Moore.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Signed RW Joffrey Lupul to a four-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Re-signed F Jonathan Filewich to a two-year contract and F Jeff Taffe and D Paul Bissonnette to one-year contracts.

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS Re-signed G Jimmy Howard and D Jonathan Ericsson to three-year contract extensions.

COLLEGE

AUGUSTA STATE Named Kevin McPherson women s golf coach.

BATES Named Peter Steenstra interim rowing coach for the 2008-09 academic year.

CINCINNATI Named George Tuttle women s assistant basketball coach.

SOUTH ALABAMA Signed Ronnie Arrow, men s basketball coach, to two-year contract extension through 2013 season.

TULSA Promoted Dave Wojcik and David Cason to men s associate head basketball coaches.

TENNIS

WTA Schedule-Winners

(H-hard, RC-red clay, GC-green clay, G-grass, C-carpet)

Dec. 30-Jan. 4 ASB Classic, HO (Lindsay Davenport)

Dec. 30-Jan. 5 Mondial Australian Women s Hardcourts, HO (Li Na)

Jan. 6-11 Medibank International, HO (Justine Henin)

Jan. 6-11 Moorilla Hobart International, HO (Eleni Daniilidou)

Jan. 14-27 Australian Open, HO (Maria Sharapova)

Jan. 28-Feb. 3 Fed Cup I

Feb. 4-10 Open Gaz de France, HI (Anna Chakvetadze)

Feb. 4-10 Pattaya Women s Open, HO (Agnieszka Radwanska)

Feb. 11-17 Proximus Diamond Games, HI (Justine Henin)

Feb. 11-17 Cachantun Cup, RCO (Flavia Pennetta)

Feb. 18-24 Qatar Total Open, HO (Maria Sharapova)

Feb. 18-24 Copa Colsanitas, RCO (Nuria Llagostera Vives)

Feb. 24-March 1 Cellular South Cup, HI (Lindsay Davenport)

Feb. 25-March 1 Dubai Tennis Championships, HO (Elena Dementieva)

Feb. 25-March 1 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, RCO (Flavia Pennetta)

March 3-9 Bangalore Open, HO (Serena Williams)

March 12-23 Pacific Life Open, HO (Ana Ivanovic)

March 26-April 6 Sony Ericsson Open, HO (Serena Williams)

April 7-13 Bausch & Lomb Championships, GCO (Maria Sharapova)

April 14-20 Family Circle Cup, GCO (Serena Williams)

April 14-20 Estoril Open, RCO (Maria Kirilenko)

April 21-27 Fed Cup II

April 28-May 4 Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, RCO (Gisela Dulko)

April 28-May 4 ECM Prague Open, RCO (Vera Zvonareva)

May 5-11 Qatar Telecom German Open, RCO (Dinara Safina)

May 12-18 Internazionali BNL d Italia, RCO (Jelena Jankovic)

May 18-23 Istanbul Cup, RCO (Agnieszka Radwanska)

May 18-23 Internationaux de Strasbourg, RCO (Anabel Medina Garrigues)

May 25-June 8 Roland Garros, RCO (Ana Ivanovic)

June 9-14 Torneo Barcelona Kia, RCO (Maria Kirilenko)

June 9-15 DFS Classic, GO (Kateryna Bondarenko)

June 15-21 Ordina Open, GO (Tamarine Tanasugarn)

June 16-21 International Women s Open, GO (Agnieszka Radwanska)

June 23-July 6 The Championships, GO (Venus Williams)

July 7-13 Gaz de France Grand Prix, RCO (Alize Cornet)

July 7-13 Internazionali Femminili di Tennis di Palermo, RCO (Sara Errani)

July 14-20 Bank of the West Classic, HO (Aleksandra Wozniak)

July 14-20 Gastein Ladies, RCO (Pauline Parmentier)

July 21-27 East West Bank Classic, Los Angeles, HO

July 21-27 Banka Koper Slovenia Open, Portoroz HO

July 28-Aug. 3 Rogers Cup, Montreal, HO

July 28-Aug. 3 Nordea Nordic Light Open, Stockholm HO

Aug. 11-17 Olympic Games, Beijing, HO

WTA Money Leaders

Through Sunday

1. Ana Ivanovic $2,521,156

2. Serena Williams $2,165,612

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 $765,041

11. Zheng Jie $653,578

12. Anabel Garrigues $587,885

13. Victoria Azarenka $578,587

14. Katarina Srebotnik $538,255

15. Ai Sugiyama $490,721

16. Alona Bondarenko $478,756

17. Shahar Peer $472,499

18. Daniela Hantuchova $464,725

19. Justine Henin $458,470

20. Kat. Bondarenko $452,910

21. Anna Chakvetadze $450,448

22. Nadia Petrova $450,243

23. Patty Schnyder $444,443

24. Virginia R. Pascual $422,324

25. Fran. Schiavone $409,206

26. Casey Dellacqua $408,125

27. Agnes Szavay $404,788

28. Liezel Huber $393,938

29. Nicole Vaidisova $381,878

ATP Schedule-Winners

(H-hard, C-clay, G-grass, S-synthetic)

Dec. 31-Jan. 5 ExxonMobil Open, HO (Andy Murray)

Dec. 31-Jan. 6 Chennai Open, HO (Mikhail Youzhny)

Dec. 31-Jan. 6 Next Generation Adelaide Interational, HO (Michael Llodra)

Jan. 7-12 Medibank International, HO (Dmitry Tursunov)

Jan. 7-12 Heineken Open, HO (Philipp Kohlschreiber)

Jan. 14-27 Australian Open, HO (Novak Djokovic)

Jan. 28-Feb. 3 Movistar Open, CO (Fernando Gonzalez)

Feb. 8-10 Davis Cup First Round

Feb. 11-17 Brasil Open, CO (Nicolas Almagro)

Feb. 11-17 Delray Beach International Championships, HO (Kei Nishikori)

Feb. 11-17 Open 13, HI (Andy Murray)

Feb. 18-24 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, HI (Michael Llodra)

Feb. 18-24 Copa Telmex, CO (David Nalbandian)

Feb. 18-24 SAP Open, HI (Andy Roddick)

Feb. 25-March 1 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, CO (Nicolas Almagro)

Feb. 25-March 1 Zagreb Indoors, SI (Sergiy Stakhovsky)

Feb. 25-March 2 RMK Championships, HI (Steve Darcis)

March 3-8 The Dubai Tennis Championships, HO (Andy Roddick)

March 3-9 Tennis Channel Open, HO (Sam Querrey)

March 13-23 Pacific Life Open, HO (Novak Djokovic)

March 26-April 6 Sony Ericsson Open, HO (Nikolay Davydenko)

April 11-13 Davis Cup Quarterfinals

April 14-20 Open de Tenis Comunidad Valenciana, CO (David Ferrer)

April 14-20 U.S. Men s Clay Court Championships, CO (Marcel Granollers)

April 14-20 Estoril Open CO (Roger Federer)

April 21-27 Monte-Carlo Masters, CO (Rafael Nadal)

April 28-May 4 Open Sabadell Atlantico, CO (Rafael Nadal)

April 28-May 4 BMW Open, CO (Fernando Gonzalez)

May 5-11 Internazionali BNL d Italia, CO (Novak Djokovic)

May 12-18 Masters Series Hamburg, CO (Rafael Nadal)

May 18-24 ARAG ATP World Team Championship, CO (Sweden)

May 18-24 The Hypo Group Tennis International, CO (Nikolay Davydenko)

May 19-24 Grand Prix Hassan II, CO (Gilles Simon)

May 25-June 8 Roland Garros, CO (Rafael Nadal)

June 9-15 Gerry Weber Open, GO (Roger Federer)

June 9-15 The Artois Championships, GO (Rafael Nadal)

June 9-15 Orange Warsaw Open, CO (Nikolay Davydenko)

June 15-21 Ordina Open, GO (David Ferrer)

June 16-21 The Slazenger Open, GO (Ivo Karlovic)

June 23-July 6 The Championships, GO (Rafael Nadal)

July 7-13 Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad, CO (Victor Hanescu)

July 7-13 Catella Swedish Open, CO (Tommy Robredo)

July 7-13 Campbell s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, GO (Fabrice Santoro)

July 7-13 Mercedes Cup, CO (Juan Martin del Potro)

July 14-20 Indianapolis Tennis Championships, HO (Gilles Simon)

July 14-20 Dutch Open, CO (Albert Montanes)

July 14-20 Austrian Open, CO (Juan Martin del Potro)

July 14-20 Studena Croatia Open, CO (Fernando Verdasco)

July 21-27 Rogers Cup, Toronto, HO

July 28-Aug. 3 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters, Mason, Ohio, HO

Aug. 4-10 Countrywide Classic, Los Angeles, HO

Aug. 11-17 Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Washington, HO

Aug. 11-17 Olympic Games, Beijing, HO

ATP Money Leaders

Through Sunday

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 $1,004,068

6. Andy Roddick $811,062

7. Stanislas Wawrinka $808,781

8. Andy Murray $798,665

9. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga $797,506

10. Nicolas Almagro $777,107

11. Michael Llodra $734,195

12. Mikhail Youzhny $726,397

13. James Blake $725,131

14. Robin Soderling $686,551

15. Fernando Verdasco $668,225

16. Igor Andreev $645,404

17. Tommy Robredo $631,765

18. Daniel Nestor $618,458

19. Nenad Zimonjic $616,575

20. Dmitry Tursunov $614,163

21. Rainer Schuettler $592,779

22. Marat Safin $572,522

23. Feliciano Lopez $569,843

24. Tomas Berdych $564,253

25. Fernando Gonzalez $561,876

26. Gael Monfils $560,479

27. Juan Mrtin del Potro $552,283

28. Philipp Kohlschreiber $548,199

29. Mardy Fish $543,277

SPORTLIGHT

July 22

1921 Jim Barnes wins the U.S. Men s Open golf championship by edging Walter Hagen, Leo Diegel, Jock Hutchinson and Fred McLeod.

1962 Gary Player of South Africa becomes the first nonresident of the United States to win the PGA championship.

1963 Sonny Liston knocks out Floyd Patterson in 2 minutes, 10 seconds of the first round to retain the world heavyweight title. Liston took the title from Patterson with a first-round knockout in Chicago on Sept. 25, 1962.

1973 Sue Berning wins the U.S. Women s Open golf championship for the third time with a five-stroke victory over Gloria Ahret.

1984 Kathy Whitworth becomes the career victories leader in professional golf by winning the Rochester Open. Whitworth, with 85 career wins, passes Sam Snead s total of 84 PGA tournament victories.

1984 Seve Ballesteros wins the British Open with a four-round 276 that breaks the course record set by Ken Nagle in 1960 by two strokes. Tom Watson and Bernhard Langer finish two strokes behind.

1990 Nick Faldo wins his second British Open crown in four years, defeating Payne Stewart and Mark McNulty by five strokes.

1998 Jackie Joyner-Kersee ends her brilliant heptathlon career with a victory at the Goodwill Games. It s her fourth consecutive Goodwill title. Earlier, the relay world record of 2:54.29, set by the 1993 U.S. World Championship team, comes crashing down. Michael Johnson, the anchor on that 1993 team, anchors this United States 1,600-meter relay team, which finishes in a record 2 minutes, 54.20 seconds.

2001 David Duval shoots a 4-under 67 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes to win the British Open title, his first major championship. He finishes at 10-under 274 for a three-stroke victory over Sweden s Niclas Fasth.



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