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Published: Tuesday, 7/14/2009

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SPORTLIGHT

July 14

1951 Citation is the first horse to win $1 million in a career by taking the Hollywood Gold Cup by four lengths in Inglewood, Calif. Citation retires after the race with total earnings of $1,085,760. Citation ran out of the money only once in 45 starts.

1967 Eddie Mathews of the Astros hits his 500th home run off San Francisco s Juan Marichal at Candlestick Park. Houston beats the Giants 8-6.

1968 Hank Aaron hits his 500th home run off Mike McCormick as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2.

1985 The Baltimore Stars defeat the Oakland Invaders 28-24 to win the United States Football League championship.

1991 Meg Mallon shoots a 4-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Pat Bradley in the 46th U.S. Women s Open. Mallon finishes with a 1-under 283.

1995 Ramon Martinez throws a no-hitter, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 7-0 victory over the Florida Marlins. Martinez retires 22 straight before walking Tommy Gregg in the eighth inning.

LOCAL BASEBALL

Federation

Glass City 000 00 - 0 3 0

Monarchs Gold 220 15 - 10 9 0

WP-White. LP-Jaynes. E. Yunker (MG) 2-2, 2B, 2 RBI.

SPORTS NOTE

NORTHWOOD GIRLS SOCCER: Northwood High School girls soccer will hold its first training meeting at 8:30 a.m. on July 20 at the school soccer field for all returning and new players. Participants should be prepared to take a strength test.

SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Mens USSSA world qualifier, Saturday-Sunday July 18-19 at Club 16. One world bid, one national bid, three state bids. Home run derby Friday at 7 p.m. Information: Rick, 419-351-3240.

GOLF

British Open Tee Times

Turnberry, Scotland

a-amateur

Thursday/Friday (EDT)

1:30 a.m./6:41 a.m. Paul Broadhurst, Michael Campbell, Mark Calcavecchia

1:41 a.m./6:52 a.m. Jeff Overton, Pablo Larrazabal, Gary Orr

1:52 a.m./7:03 a.m. Anthony Wall, Rory Sabbatini, Jeev Milkha Singh

2:03 a.m./7:14 a.m. Graeme Storm, Nick Watney, Charl Schwartzel

2:14 a.m./7:25 a.m. Rafa Echenique, Richard Finch, Mark O Meara

2:25 a.m./7:36 a.m. David Duval, Nick Dougherty, Adam Scott

2:36 a.m./7:47 a.m. Greg Norman, Kenny Perry, Oliver Wilson

2:47 a.m./7:58 a.m. Henrik Stenson, Steve Stricker, Wen-Chong Liang

2:58 a.m./8:09 a.m. Sergio Garcia, Tom Watson, a-Matteo Manassero

3:09 a.m./8:20 a.m. Peter Hanson, Dustin Johnson, Louis Oosthuizen

3:20 a.m./8:31 a.m. Vijay Singh, Bubba Watson, Graeme McDowell

3:31 a.m./8:42 a.m. Camilo Villegas, Yuta Ikeda, Sean O Hair

3:42 a.m./8:53 a.m. Azuma Yano, Luke Donald, Darren Clarke

3:58 a.m./9:04 a.m. Robert Allenby, Justin Leonard, Anders Hansen

4:09 a.m./9:15 a.m. Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood, Ryo Ishikawa

4:20 a.m./9:26 a.m. Richard Green, Chad Campbell, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano

4:31 a.m./9:37 a.m. Stewart Cink, David Howell, Thongchai Jaidee

4:42 a.m./9:48 a.m. Raphael Jacquelin, Ken Duke, Mathew Goggin

4:53 a.m./9:59 a.m. Mark Brown, Briny Baird, Johan Edfors

5:04 a.m./10:10 a.m. Prayad Marksaeng, D.J. Trahan, Markus Brier

5:15 a.m./10:21 a.m. Chris Wood, Boo Weekley, Rod Pampling

5:26 a.m./10:32 a.m. Bryce Molder, Jaco Ahlers, Richie Ramsay

5:37 a.m./10:43 a.m. Billy Mayfair, Marc Cayeux, Lloyd Saltman

5:48 a.m./10:54 a.m. Robert Rock, Martin Laird, Ben Crane

5:59 a.m./11:05 a.m. Branden Grace, Thomas Haylock, Brandt Snedeker

6:10 a.m./11:16 a.m. Daniel Wardrop, Michael Wright, Peter Ellebye

6:41 a.m./1:30 a.m. Damien McGrane, Tim Stewart, Matt Kuchar

6:52 a.m./1:41 a.m. David Higgins, Jeremy Kavanagh, Daniel Gaunt

7:03 a.m./1:52 a.m. Gaganjeet Bhullar, Rhys Davies, James Driscoll

7:14 a.m./2:03 a.m. Sandy Lyle, Alvaro Quiros, Steve Marino

7:25 a.m./2:14 a.m. Nick Faldo, Soren Kjeldsen, Brian Gay

7:36 a.m./2:25 a.m. Mike Weir, Ben Curtis, Ross Fisher

7:47 a.m./2:36 a.m. Tim Clark, Stephen Ames, Charles Howell III

7:58 a.m./2:47 a.m. Ernie Els, Lucas Glover, Martin Kaymer

8:09 a.m./2:58 a.m. Hunter Mahan, Justin Rose, Andres Romero

8:20 a.m./3:09 a.m. Colin Montgomerie, Zach Johnson, K.J. Choi

8:31 a.m./3:20 a.m. Rory McIlroy, Anthony Kim, Retief Goosen

8:42 a.m./3:31 a.m. Todd Hamilton, Soren Hansen, Tomohiro Kondo

8:53 a.m./3:42 a.m. J.B. Holmes, Ian Poulter, Miguel Angel Jimenez

9:09 a.m./3:58 a.m. Ryuji Imada, Paul Casey, Angel Cabrera

9:20 a.m./4:09 a.m. Padraig Harrington, Jim Furyk, Geoff Ogilvy

9:31 a.m./4:20 a.m. Davis Love III, Paul Lawrie, Stuart Appleby

9:42 a.m./4:31 a.m. Paul McGinley, Carl Pettersson, John Daly

9:53 a.m./4:42 a.m. a-Stephan Gross, David Toms, Tom Lehman

10:04 a.m./4:53 a.m. James Kingston, Charley Hoffman, Fredrik Jacobson

10:15 a.m./5:04 a.m. Paul Goydos, Francesco Molinari, Richard Sterne

10:26 a.m./5:15 a.m. Richard S. Johnson, Thomas Levet, Kevin Sutherland

10:37 a.m./5:26 a.m. Thomas Aiken, Peter Hedblom, Peter Baker

10:48 a.m./5:37 a.m. Josh Geary, Fredrik Andersson Hed, David Drysdale

10:59 a.m./5:48 a.m. Kenichi Kuboya, Bruce Vaughan, Elliot Saltman

U.S. Women s Open Champions

2009 Eun-Hee Ji

2008 Inbee Park

2007 Cristie Kerr

2006 x-Annika Sorenstam

2005 Birdie Kim

2004 Meg Mallon

2003 x-Hilary Lunke

2002 Juli Inkster

2001 Karrie Webb

2000 Karrie Webb

1999 Juli Inkster

1998 y-Se Ri Pak

1997 Alison Nicholas

1996 Annika Sorenstam

1995 Annika Sorenstam

1994 Patty Sheehan

1993 Lauri Merten

1992 x-Patty Sheehan

1991 Meg Mallon

1990 Betsy King

1989 Betsy King

1988 Liselotte Neumann

1987 x-Laura Davies

1986 Jane Geddes

1985 Kathy Baker

1984 Hollis Stacy

1983 Jan Stephenson

1982 Janet Anderson

1981 Pat Bradley

1980 Any Alcott

1979 Jerilyn Britz

1978 Hollis Stacy

1977 Hollis Stacy

1976 x-JoAnne Carner

1975 Sandra Palmer

1974 Sandra Haynie

1973 Susie Berning

1972 Susie Berning

1971 JoAnne Carner

1970 Donna Caponi

1969 Donna Caponi

1968 Susie Berning

1967 a-Catherine LaCoste

1966 Sandra Spuzich

1965 Carol Mann

1964 x-Mickey Wright

1963 Mary Mills

1962 Murle Breer

1961 Mickey Wright

1960 Betsy Rawls

1959 Mickey Wright

1958 Mickey Wright

1957 Betsy Rawls

1956 x-Kathy Cornelius

1955 Fay Crocker

1954 Babe Zaharias

1953 x-Betsy Rawls

1952 Louise Suggs

1951 Betsy Rawls

1950 Babe Zaharias

1949 Louise Suggs

1948 Babe Zaharias

1947 Betty Jameson

1946 Patti Berg

a-amateur

x-won 18-hole playoff; y-won sudden-death playoff after 18-hole playoff

HOLE IN ONE

DAVE HADDIX, No. 10 at Sylvania CC, 142 yards, 8-iron.

DIANE DERR-LEWIS, No. 14 at Ottawa Park, 73 yards, pitching wedge.

CAMILLA EDMUNDS, No. 5 at Spuyten Duyval East, 105 yards, 6-iron.

TENNIS

ATP rankings

Money

1, Roger Federer, $4,881,261. 2, Rafael Nadal, $4,248,648. 3, Andy Murray, $2,463,532. 4, Novak Djokovic, $2,107,241. 5, Andy Roddick, $1,931,744. 6, Juan Martin del Potro, $1,209,522. 7, Robin Soderling, $1,083,436. 8, Fernando Verdasco, $960,945. 9, Fernando Gonzalez, $906,766. 10, Tommy Robredo, $840,237.

Rankings

1, Roger Federer, 11220. 2, Rafael Nadal, 10735. 3, Andy Murray, 9450. 4, Novak Djokovic, 8150. 5, Andy Roddick, 5440. 6, Juan Martin del Potro, 5425. 7, Gilles Simon, 4000. 8, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 3600. 9, Fernando Verdasco, 3500.

WTA rankings

Money

1, Serena Williams, $3,897,541. 2, Dinara Safina, $3,200,977. 3, Svetlana Kuznetsova, $2,308,984. 4, Venus Williams, $1,827,567. 5, Victoria Azarenka, $1,759,484. 6, Vera Zvonareva, $1,243,771. 7, Caroline Wozniacki, $1,084,774. 8, Elena Dementieva, $1,073,392. 9, Samantha Stosur, $790,016. 10, Ana Ivanovic, $662,565.

Rankings

1, Dinara Safina, 10521. 2, Serena Williams, 8758. 3, Venus Williams, 6617. 4, Elena Dementieva, 6591. 5, Svetlana Kuznetsova, 6071. 6, Jelena Jankovic, 5980. 7, Vera Zvonareva, 5400. 8, Victoria Azarenka, 5066. 9, Caroline Wozniacki, 4840. 10, Nadia Petrova, 3300.

Championship Points

1, Dinara Safina, 6601. 2, Serena Williams, 5957. 3, Svetlana Kuznetsova, 4262. 4, Elena Dementieva, 3975. 5, Victoria Azarenka, 3840. 6, Caroline Wozniacki, 3700. 7, Venus Williams, 3605. 8, Vera Zvonareva, 2681. 9, Virginie Razzano, 2067. 10, Marion Bartoli, 1962.

Swedish Open

Bastad, Sweden

Singles

First Round

A. Vinciguerra d. Florent Serra (6) 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4.

Te. Gabashvili d. Christophe Rochus (7) 4-6, 6-1, 6-0.

Prague Open

Prague, Czech Republic

Singles

First Round

Sybille Bammer (2) d. Tsvetana Pironkova 2-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5.

Carla S. Navarro (4) d. Alexandra Dulgheru 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Francesca Schiavone (1) d. Shahar Peer 7-5, 6-3.

Mercedes Cup

Stuttgart, Germany

Singles

First Round

Victor Hanescu (4) d. Dominik Meffert 6-4, 7-6 (6).

Nikolay Davydenko (2) d. Ivan Navarro 4-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Michael Berrer d. Stefan Koubek 0-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4).

Palermo Open

Palermo, Sicily

Singles

First Round

Alberta Brianti d. A. Pavlyuchenkova (4) 6-3, 4-0, retired.

Aravane Rezai (7) d. Galina Voskoboeva 6-2, 6-4.

Olga Govortsova d. Maria Elena Camerin 6-3, 6-3.

Roberta Vinci d. Lourdes Dominguez Lino 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3).

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS Released RHP Matt Herges.

National League

MILWAUKEE BREWERS Announced LHP Chris Narveson has cleared waivers and has accepted an outright assignment to Nashville (PCL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS Fired manager Manny Acta. Named bench coach Jim Riggleman interim manager.

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS Signed INF Jonathan Dziomba.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS Released RHP Josh Giles.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS Released INF Landon Camp.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPITALES Signed LHP Rhett Barber.

United League

AMARILLO DILLAS Released RHP Josh Smith, LHP Eric Smith, and INF Corey Lozano. Signed RHP Adam White.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS Signed G Jannero Pargo.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS Signed G-F Anthony Parker.

DENVER NUGGETS Acquired G Arron Afflalo and F Walter Sharpe from Detroit for a future second-round draft pick and cash.

TORONTO RAPTORS Signed G Jarrett Jack to an offer sheet.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Signed CB Darius Butler.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS Named Manny Matsakis running backs coach.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS Signed D Rob Kwiet, C Drew Larman, D Zach McKelvie and C Trent Whitfield to one-year contracts.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Signed C Mark Cullen to a one-year contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS Signed F Andreas Engqvist to a three-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS Signed D Nolan Yonkman to a one-year contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS Named Jacques Lemaire coach and Mario Tremblay assistant coach. Retained assistant coach Tommy Albelin and goaltending coach Jacques Caron. Named John MacLean coach, Kevin Dean assistant coach and Chris Terreri goaltending coach of Lowell (AHL)

NEW YORK RANGERS Agreed to terms with G Chad Johnson.

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK Signed D Trevor Glass.

HERSHEY BEARS Named Mark French coach and Troy Mann assistant coach.

MANITOBA MOOSE Announced the Vancouver Canucks have agreed to a contract extension with coach Scott Arniel.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH Signed D David Liffiton.

WORCESTER SHARKS Promoted Suzanne Schwartz to senior director of sales and marketing, Lindsey Marranca to senior account executive and Eric Lindquist to director of public relations and broadcasting. Named Katie Kohutanycz sales and marketing coordinator, Tim Wegner assistant equipment manager and Erin McGlashing accounting clerk.

International Hockey League

FORT WAYNE KOMETS Re-signed D Guy Dupuis.

CYCLING

Tour de France Standings

Monday (Rest Day)

(After nine stages)

1. Rinaldo Nocentini, Italy, AG2R-La Mondiale, 34 hours, 24 minutes, 21 seconds. 2. Alberto Contador, Spain, Astana, 6 seconds behind. 3. Lance Armstrong, United States, Astana, :08. 4. Levi Leipheimer, United States, Astana, :39. 5. Bradley Wiggins, Britain, Garmin-Slipstream, :46.

6. Andreas Kloeden, Germany, Astana, :54. 7. Tony Martin, Germany, Team Columbia-High Road, 1:00. 8. Christian Vande Velde, United States, Garmin-Slipstream, 1:24. 9. Andy Schleck, Luxembourg, Team Saxo Bank, 1:49. 10. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, Liquigas, 1:54.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Indiana 9 2 .818

Washington 6 5 .545 3

Chicago 7 7 .500 31/2

Connecticut 5 6 .455 4

Atlanta 6 8 .429 41/2

New York 4 7 .364 5

Detroit 3 7 .300 51/2

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Phoenix 10 4 .714

Minnesota 9 5 .643 1

Seattle 8 5 .615 11/2

San Antonio 5 6 .455 31/2

Los Angeles 4 7 .364 41/2

Sacramento 3 10 .231 61/2

YESTERDAY

No games scheduled

SUNDAY

Minnesota 83, San Antonio 76

Chicago 86, Seattle 81

TONIGHT

Los Angeles at Connecticut, 7

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Chicago 6 3 7 25 23 20

Toronto FC 7 6 4 25 24 26

D.C. 5 3 9 24 26 25

Columbus 5 3 9 24 22 21

Kansas City 5 6 5 20 19 18

New England 4 5 5 17 15 21

New York 2 13 4 10 15 30

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Houston 9 4 4 31 22 12

Seattle 7 3 7 28 26 16

Chivas USA 8 5 3 27 19 13

Colorado 6 4 6 24 23 20

Los Angeles 5 3 9 24 19 18

Real Salt Lake 5 6 5 20 23 18

FC Dallas 4 8 5 17 20 26

San Jose 3 9 4 13 19 31

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

SATURDAY

New England 0, Kansas City 0, tie

Seattle FC 2, Houston 1

Chicago 0, Columbus 0, tie

Colorado 1, FC Dallas 0

Toronto FC 3, San Jose 1

Los Angeles 1, Chivas USA 0

THURSDAY, JULY 16

Los Angeles at New York, 8

SATURDAY, JULY 18

Houston at Toronto FC, 1

Colorado at D.C. United, 8

Real Salt Lake at Columbus, 8

San Jose at Chicago, 8:30

SUNDAY, JULY 19

Chivas USA at New England, 6



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