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Published: Wednesday, 7/1/2009

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TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX Placed 3B Mike Lowell on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 28. Recalled 1B-OF Jeff Bailey from Pawtucket (IL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Activated 1B Chad Tracy from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Leo Rosales to Reno (PCL).

HOUSTON ASTROS Activated LHP Mike Hampton from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Wesley Wright to Round Rock (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Placed LHP Antonio Bastardo on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Sergio Escalona from Lehigh Valley (IL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES Traded INF-OF Eric Hinske and cash to the N.Y. Yankees for RHP Casey Erickson and OF Eric Fryer. Purchased the contract of OF Garrett Jones from Indianapolis (IL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS Acquired OF Nyjer Morgan and LHP Sean Burnett from Pittsburgh for OF Lastings Milledge and RHP Joel Hanrahan.

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS Signed INF Javier Brito. Released RHP Jordan Tata.

ST. PAUL SAINTS Signed OF Jason Cooper and INF Alex Fonseca.

SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CAPTAINS Traded C Luany Sanchez to Laredo (UL) for future considerations. Released OF Rodney Medina.

Can-Am League

NEW HAMPSHIRE AMERICAN DEFENDERS Signed RHP Gabe Cuevas.

NEW JERSEY JACKALS Released LHP David Qualben.

United League

LAREDO BRONCOS Acquired C Luany Sanchez from Shreveport.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

DETROIT PISTONS Fired coach Michael Curry.

INDIANA PACERS Made a qualifying offer to G Jarrett Jack, making him a restricted free agent.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS Waived LB Mike Juergens and LB Brit Miller.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS Signed OT Colin Brown.

NEW YORK GIANTS Signed RB Andre Brown. Waived C Alex Derenthal.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS Signed RW Troy Bodie to two-year contract extension, through 2010-11 season.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Agreed to terms with C Dave Bolland on a five-year contract, F Jake Dowell on a two-year contract and G Antti Niemi on a one-year contract.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Named Dave Rook goaltending coach.

MINNESOTA WILD Named Jim Mill assistant to the general manager.

ST. LOUIS BLUES Made qualifying offers to F B.J. Crombeen, F Jonathan Filewich, G Chris Holt, D Roman Polak, D Danny Richmond and D Steve Wagner.

ECHL

READING ROYALS Signed F Chris Stevens.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION Acquired an international roster spot from Kansas City for a 2010 third-round draft pick.

Women s Professional Soccer

SKY BLUE FC Traded D Christie Shaner to Los Angeles for a 2010 third-round draft pick.

COLLEGE

NCAA Named Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith chairman of the Div. I men s basketball committee for 2010-11. Reduced the probation period for Alabama State s football program from five to three years.

AKRON Named Rick McFadden men s assistant basketball coach, Dan Peters director of basketball operations and Curtis Loyd women s associate head basketball coach.

BINGHAMTON Named Leah Truncale women s assistant basketball coach.

ELON Named Erica Madden Roberson director of media relations for athletics.

MARYLAND Named Kyle Spencer tennis coach.

MONTANA STATE Signed men s basketball coach Brad Huse and women s basketball coach Tricia Binford to three-year contract extensions, through the 2012-13 school year.

PHILADELPHIA Named Jean-Marie Torpey women s assistant basketball coach.

UNC GREENSBORO Announced the resignation of women s volleyball coach Shawn Garus to take a similar position at Boise State.

GOLF

LPGA Money Leaders

Through June 28

Trn Money

1. Ji Yai Shin 12$1,001,139

2. Cristie Kerr 13$840,507

3. Yani Tseng 13$832,621

4. In-Kyung Kim 12$774,141

5. Lorena Ochoa 9$711,105

6. Angela Stanford 10$626,289

7. Suzann Pettersen 12$590,907

8. Paula Creamer 11$568,436

9. Lindsey Wright 12$543,231

10. Kristy McPherson 13$512,281

11. Song-Hee Kim 12$436,388

12. Ji Young Oh 12$428,990

13. Brittany Lincicome 11$417,398

14. Karrie Webb 10$401,769

15. Na Yeon Choi 13$389,620

16. Michelle Wie 10$361,960

17. Anna Nordqvist 6$343,150

18. Katherine Hull 12$338,036

19. Ai Miyazato 11$326,579

20. Brittany Lang 13$285,958

TENNIS

Wimbledon

Singles

Women

Quarterfinals

Venus Williams (3) d. Agnieszka Radwanska (11) 6-1, 6-2.

Dinara Safina (1) d. Sabine Lisicki 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-1.

Elena Dementieva (4) d. Francesca Schiavone 6-2, 6-2.

Serena Williams (2) d. Victoria Azarenka (8) 6-2, 6-3.

Doubles

Men

Third Round

Simon Aspelin and Paul Hanley d. Max Mirnyi and Andy Ram (7) 6-2, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-7 (2), 6-3.

Wesley Moodie and Dick Norman (9) d. Andrei Pavel and Horia Tecau 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 14-12.

Quarterfinals

Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic (2), Serbia, d. Lukasz Kubot and Oliver Marach (8) 6-2, 6-3, 6-4.

Bob and Mike Bryan (1) d. Bruno Soares and Kevin Ullyett (5) 6-2, 6-1, 6-4.

AMATEUR BASEBALL

Senior ACME

Clay 041 271 13 - 19 26 4

Oak Harbor 302 402 51 - 17 19 4

WP-Cowell. LP-Grabe. Cowell (C), 2-2, HR, 4 RBI.

Swanton 100 101 4 - 7 7 2

Pettisville 005 202 x 9 10 0

WP - Graber, LP- Toland Rupp (P) 2-2, 2b,3b

Wauseon 000 202 0 - 4 6 4

Evergreen 302 101 x - 7 7 2

WP- Bick LP- Jasso, Mi. Fischer (E) 3-3, 4RBI.

Federation

NWO Dirt Devils 000 10 - 1 2 3

Monarch Gold (11)51 1x - 18 11 0

WP-Stidham. LP-Kidston. Cappeletty (M), 2-3, 2 2B, 5 RBI.

HOLE-IN-ONE

JON LEVIN at Inverness Club, No. 3, 184 yards, 6-iron.

RANDY OOSTRA, No. 14 at Stone Oak, 146 yards, 7-iron.

KEN COPPENS, No. 5 at Whiteford Valley Blue, 152 yards, 9-iron.

SPORTS NOTE

MITCHELL-JACKSON BASKETBALL CAMP: Former Toledo high school and NBA playersTodd Mitchell and Jim Jackson host their annual basketball camp for boys and girls entering grades 5-12 at Owens Community College, July 27-30. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day in the College s Student Health and Activities Center. Fee: $75. Lunch provided daily. Information: 419-720-5252.

LATEST LINE

Baseball

National League

FLORIDA 7-8 Washington

MILWAUKEE 9-10 NY Mets

LA DODGERS 61/2 -71/2 Colorado

Chicago Cubs 6-7 PITTSBURGH

CINCINNATI 7-8 Arizona

ATLANTA Even-6 Philadelphia

ST. LOUIS 51/2 -61/2 San Francisco

Houston Even-6 SAN DIEGO

American League

Tampa Bay 51/2 -61/2 TORONTO

Boston 61/2 -71/2 BALTIMORE

KANSAS CITY Even-6 Minnesota

Detroit 51/2 -61/2 OAKLAND

CLEVELAND Even-6 Chi White Sox

NY YANKEES 71/2 -81/2 Seattle

TEXAS Even-6 LA Angels

Home Team in CAPS

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup

Leaders

Through June 28

Points

1, Tony Stewart, 2,524. 2, Jeff Gordon, 2,455. 3, Jimmie Johnson, 2,355. 4, Kurt Busch, 2,254. 5, Carl Edwards, 2,157. 6, Denny Hamlin, 2,132. 7, Ryan Newman, 2,127. 8, Kyle Busch, 2,108. 9, Greg Biffle, 2,106. 10, Matt Kenseth, 2,054.

11, Mark Martin, 2,052. 12, Juan Pablo Montoya, 2,049. 13, Kasey Kahne, 2,048. 14, David Reutimann, 2,037. 15, Clint Bowyer, 1,955. 16, Jeff Burton, 1,941. 17, Brian Vickers, 1,852. 18, Marcos Ambrose, 1,798. 19, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 1,764. 20, Casey Mears, 1,747.

Money

1, Matt Kenseth, $4,232,397. 2, Tony Stewart, $3,914,689. 3, Jimmie Johnson, $3,479,915. 4, Jeff Gordon, $3,465,866. 5, Kevin Harvick, $3,351,918. 6, Kyle Busch, $3,304,840. 7, Carl Edwards, $2,861,565. 8, Kasey Kahne, $2,755,629. 9, Joey Logano, $2,738,955. 10, Jeff Burton, $2,692,095.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Indiana 6 2 .750

Chicago 6 3 .667 1/2

Washington 5 3 .625 1

Connecticut 4 3 .571 11/2

Atlanta 4 6 .400 3

Detroit 2 5 .286 31/2

New York 2 6 .250 4

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 7 3 .700

Seattle 6 3 .667 1/2

Phoenix 6 4 .600 1

San Antonio 3 4 .429 21/2

Los Angeles 3 5 .375 3

Sacramento 1 8 .111 51/2

LAST NIGHT

Minnesota 91, Atlanta 85

Chicago 74, Sacramento 72

Washington 84, San Antonio 82

TONIGHT

Seattle at Phoenix, 10

SUNDAY

Detroit 86, Sacramento 72

Los Angeles 82, Seattle 55

MONDAY

No games scheduled

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

SUNDAY

Seattle FC 3, Colorado 0

Los Angeles 1, Houston 0

FRIDAY

San Jose at Real Salt Lake, 10

SATURDAY

D.C. United at Columbus, 7

Chicago at Colorado, 9

Houston at Kansas City, 9

New York at FC Dallas, 9

New England at Los Angeles, 11

SPORTLIGHT

July 1

1859 Amherst defeats Williams 66-32 in the first intercollegiate baseball game.

1920 Suzanne Lenglen of France becomes the first player to win three Wimbledon titles in one year, taking the singles, doubles and mixed doubles.

1932 Helen Moody wins her fifth women s singles title in six years at Wimbledon, defeating Helen Jacobs 6-3, 6-1.

1938 Don Budge defeats Henry Austin 6-1, 6-0, 6-3 to win the men s singles title and sweep the singles, doubles and mixed doubles titles at Wimbledon for the second straight year.

1951 Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians pitches his third career no-hitter, beating the Detroit Tigers 2-1.

1961 Mickey Wright beats defending champion Betsy Rawls by six strokes to win the U.S. Women s Open.

1977 Britain s Virginia Wade wins the singles title on the 100th anniversary of Wimbledon, defeating Betty Stove 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.

1995 The NBA locks out its players at 12:01 a.m., the first work stoppage in league history.

1996 Tim Henman beats Magnus Gustafsson in straight sets to become the first British man to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals since Roger Taylor in 1973.

2003 The ACC formally introduces Miami and Virginia Tech as the newest members of what will become an 11-team league in fall 2004.

2007 Cristie Kerr wins the U.S. Women s Open by making only two bogeys over her final 45 holes. Kerr finishes at 5-under 279 for her 10th career victory.



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