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Published: Friday, 7/15/2011

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GOLF

British Open

Sandwich, England, par 70

Thomas Bjorn 33-32 – 65

a-Tom Lewis 32-33 – 65

Miguel Angel Jimenez 33-33 – 66

Lucas Glover 35-31 – 66

Webb Simpson 35-31 – 66

Simon Dyson 34-34 – 68

Kyle Stanley 35-33 – 68

Pablo Larrazabal 35-33 – 68

Darren Clarke 35-33 – 68

Graeme McDowell 37-31 – 68

Martin Kaymer 35-33 – 68

Fredrik Andersson Hed 32-36 – 68

Ricky Barnes 33-35 – 68

Kurt Barnes 35-33 – 68

Jeff Overton 35-33 – 68

Ryan Palmer 34-34 – 68

Jung-Gon Hwang 34-34 – 68

Danny Wilett 35-34 – 69

Mark Calcavecchia 33-36 – 69

Ryan Moore 34-35 – 69

Yuta Ikeda 35-34 – 69

Ian Poulter 35-34 – 69

Alexander Noren 37-32 – 69

Anders Hansen 36-33 – 69

Seung-Yul Noh 36-33 – 69

Richard McEvoy 36-33 – 69

Chad Campbell 34-35 – 69

Edoardo Molinari 35-34 – 69

Adam Scott 33-36 – 69

Bubba Watson 34-35 – 69

Steve Stricker 36-33 – 69

Robert Allenby 36-33 – 69

J.B. Holmes 34-35 – 69

Robert Rock 35-34 – 69

George Coetzee 35-34 – 69

Graeme Storm 35-35 – 70

Fredrik Jacobson 35-35 – 70

Stephen Gallacher 38-32 – 70

Stewart Cink 34-36 – 70

Dustin Johnson 37-33 – 70

Rickie Fowler 33-37 – 70

Sergio Garcia 35-35 – 70

Peter Whiteford 34-36 – 70

Richard Green 35-35 – 70

Trevor Immelman 38-32 – 70

Tadahiro Takayama 36-34 – 70

Phil Mickelson 35-35 – 70

Davis Love III 36-34 – 70

Justin Leonard 33-37 – 70

Floris De Vries 36-34 – 70

Simon Khan 35-36 – 71

K.J. Choi 35-36 – 71

a-Peter Uihlein 38-33 – 71

Rory McIlroy 36-35 – 71

Luke Donald 34-37 – 71

Camilo Villegas 37-34 – 71

Ross Fisher 36-35 – 71

Matthew Millar 36-35 – 71

Kenneth Ferrie 37-34 – 71

Rory Sabbatini 37-34 – 71

Charles Howell III 36-35 – 71

Y.E. Yang 37-34 – 71

a-Bryden Macpherson 35-36 – 71

Jason Day 37-34 – 71

Lee Westwood 38-33 – 71

Charl Schwartzel 36-35 – 71

Ben Crane 36-35 – 71

Tom Lehman 38-33 – 71

Adam Wootton 34-37 – 71

Gary Boyd 35-36 – 71

Gregory Havret 36-36 – 72

Charley Hoffman 36-36 – 72

Martin Laird 35-37 – 72

Bill Haas 38-34 – 72

Angel Cabrera 37-35 – 72

Ernie Els 38-34 – 72

John Daly 35-37 – 72

Spencer Levin 37-35 – 72

Prom Meesawat 38-34 – 72

Harrison Frazar 37-35 – 72

Anthony Kim 36-36 – 72

Robert Karlsson 36-36 – 72

Zach Johnson 39-33 – 72

Justin Rose 35-37 – 72

Jim Furyk 38-34 – 72

Louis Oosthuizen 38-34 – 72

Henrik Stenson 36-36 – 72

Tom Watson 35-37 – 72

S.M. Bae 38-34 – 72

Lee Corfield 37-35 – 72

Bo Van Pelt 37-36 – 73

Francesco Molinari 36-37 – 73

Matteo Manassero 35-38 – 73

Peter Hanson 36-37 – 73

Gregory Bourdy 36-37 – 73

Paul Lawrie 36-37 – 73

Sean O’Hair 37-36 – 73

Thorbjorn Olesen 37-36 – 73

Mark Laskey 37-36 – 73

Neil Schietekat 39-34 – 73

Martin Maritz 37-36 – 73

Sandy Lyle 36-37 – 73

Joost Luiten 38-35 – 73

a-Lucas Bjerregaard 39-34 – 73

Padraig Harrington 37-36 – 73

Alejandro Canizares 35-38 – 73

Jason Duffner 40-34 – 74

Jerry Kelly 40-34 – 74

Nathan Green 38-36 – 74

Geoff Ogilvy 37-37 – 74

Nick Watney 39-35 – 74

Paul Casey 38-36 – 74

Ryo Ishikawa 41-33 – 74

Brian Davis 39-35 – 74

Kevin Na 37-37 – 74

Bob Estes 40-34 – 74

Thomas Shadbolt 38-36 – 74

Rick Kulacz 37-37 – 74

Simon Lilly 39-35 – 74

Thomas Aiken 38-36 – 74

Steve Marino 35-39 – 74

Raphael Jacquelin 37-37 – 74

Mark Wilson 40-34 – 74

Matt Kuchar 39-35 – 74

Robert Garrigus 37-37 – 74

Andrew Johnston 34-40 – 74

Thongchai Jaidee 38-37 – 75

Rhys Davies 37-38 – 75

Gary Woodland 40-35 – 75

K.T. Kim 37-38 – 75

Alvaro Quiros 35-40 – 75

Hiroyuki Fujita 35-40 – 75

Tetsuji Hiratsuka 39-36 – 75

Hunter Mahan 40-35 – 75

Scott Jamieson 36-39 – 75

Brandt Snedeker 39-36 – 75

Jonathan Byrd 38-37 – 75

Hiroo Kawai 38-37 – 75

Bernhard Langer 40-35 – 75

Jason Knutzon 38-37 – 75

Prayad Marksaeng 40-36 – 76

Mark O’Meara 38-38 – 76

Retief Goosen 37-39 – 76

Kevin Streelman 41-35 – 76

Chih-Bing Lam 37-39 – 76

Markus Brier 36-41 – 77

Todd Hamilton 39-38 – 77

Ben Curtis 39-38 – 77

Aaron Baddeley 37-40 – 77

Francis McGuirk 40-37 – 77

Chris Tidland 39-38 – 77

Brad Kennedy 37-40 – 77

David Duval 40-38 – 78

Andy Smith 40-41 – 81

a-Craig Hinton 43-39 – 82

Simon Edwards 44-38 – 82

Tee Times

All Times EDT

(a-amateur)

Today

1:30 a.m. — Peter Whiteford, Scotland; Spencer Levin, United States; Thomas Aiken, South Africa.

1:41 a.m. — Prom Meesawat, Thailand; Martin Maritz, South Africa; Harrison Frazar, United States.

1:52 a.m. — Chad Campbell, United States; Kenneth Ferrie, England; Scott Jamieson, Scotland.

2:03 a.m. — Raphael Jacquelin, France; Mark Wilson, United States; Kyle Stanley, United States.

2:14 a.m. — Steve Marino, United States; Richard Green, Australia; Pablo Larrazabal, Spain.

2:25 a.m. — Rory Sabbatini, South Africa; Sandy Lyle, Scotland; Anthony Kim, United States.

2:36 a.m. — Edoardo Molinari, Italy; Charles Howell III, United States; Joost Luiten, Netherlands.

2:47 a.m. — Brandt Snedeker, United States; a-Lucas Bjerregaard, Denmark; Trevor Immelman, South Africa.

2:58 a.m. — Darren Clarke, Northern Ireland; Jonathan Byrd, United States; Y.E. Yang, South Korea.

3:09 a.m. — Lucas Glover, United States; Hiroo Kawai, Japan; Robert Karlsson, Sweden.

3:20 a.m. — a-Bryden Macpherson, Australia; Matt Kuchar, United States; Padraig Harrington, Ireland.

3:31 a.m. — Zach Johnson, United States; Adam Scott, Australia; Justin Rose, England.

3:42 a.m. — Graeme McDowell, Northern Ireland; Jason Day, Australia; Bubba Watson, United States.

3:58 a.m. — Jim Furyk, United States; Bernhard Langer, Germany; Tadahiro Takayama, Japan.

4:09 a.m. — Lee Westwood, England; Steve Stricker, United States; Charl Schwartzel, South Africa.

4:20 a.m. — Louis Oosthuizen, South Africa; Martin Kaymer, Germany; Phil Mickelson, United States.

4:31 a.m. — Henrik Stenson, Sweden; a-Tom Lewis, England; Tom Watson, United States.

4:42 a.m. — Robert Allenby, Australia; Davis Love III, United States; Fredrik Andersson Hed, Sweden.

4:53 a.m. — Ricky Barnes, United States; J.B. Holmes, United States; S.M. Bae, South Korea.

5:04 a.m. — Webb Simpson, United States; Robert Rock, England; Alejandro Canizares, Spain.

5:15 a.m. — Kurt Barnes, Australia; Justin Leonard, United States; Jeff Overton, United States.

5:26 a.m. — Lee Corfield, England; Ben Crane, United States; Floris De Vries, Netherlands.

5:37 a.m. — Ryan Palmer, United States; Tom Lehman, United States; Adam Wootton, England.

5:48 a.m. — Jung-Gon Hwang, South Korea; Gary Boyd, England, Robert Garrigus, United States.

5:59 a.m. — George Coetzee, South Africa; Andy Smith, England; Brad Kennedy, Australia.

6:10 a.m. — Jason Knutzon, United States; Andrew Johnston, England; Chih-Bing Lam, Singapore.

6:31 a.m. — Jerry Kelly, United States; Nathan Green, Australia; Danny Willett, England.

6:42 a.m. — Thongchai Jaidee, Thailand; Mark Calcavecchia, United States; Graeme Storm, England.

6:53 a.m. — Gregory Havret, France; Charley Hoffman, United States; Markus Brier, Austria.

7:04 a.m. — Todd Hamilton, United States; Simon Khan, England; Prayad Marksaeng, Thailand.

7:15 a.m. — Rhys Davies, Wales; Fredrik Jacobson, Sweden; Mark O’Meara, United States.

7:26 a.m. — Thomas Bjorn, Denmark; Simon Dyson, England; Gary Woodland, United States.

7:37 a.m. — K.T. Kim, South Korea; Ryan Moore, United States; Alvaro Quiros, Spain.

7:48 a.m. — Bo Van Pelt, United States; K.J. Choi, South Korea; Martin Laird, Scotland.

7:59 a.m. — Stephen Gallacher, Scotland; Bill Haas, United States; Hiroyuki Fujita, Japan.

8:10 a.m. — Geoff Ogilvy, Australia; a-Peter Uihlein, United States; Miguel Angel Jimenez, Spain.

8:21 a.m. — Francesco Molinari, Italy; Tetsuji Hiratsuka, Japan; Stewart Cink, United States.

8:32 a.m. — Nick Watney, United States; Matteo Manassero, Italy; Angel Cabrera, Argentina.

8:43 a.m. — Yuta Ikeda, Japan; Ian Poulter, England; Dustin Johnson, United States.

8:59 a.m. — Ben Curtis, United States; Paul Casey, England; Aaron Baddeley, Australia.

9:10 a.m. — Ernie Els, South Africa; Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland; Rickie Fowler, United States.

9:21 a.m. — Luke Donald, England; Ryo Ishikawa, Japan; Sergio Garcia, Spain.

9:32 a.m. — Retief Goosen, South Africa; Hunter Mahan, United States; Anders Hansen, Denmark.

9:43 a.m. — Brian Davis, England; Camilo Villegas, Colombia; David Duval, United States.

9:54 a.m. — John Daly, United States; Ross Fisher, England; Peter Hanson, Sweden.

10:05 a.m. — Gregory Bourdy, France; Jason Duffner, United States; a-Craig Hinton, England.

10:16 a.m. — Alexander Noren, Sweden; Paul Lawrie, Scotland; Kevin Na, United States.

10:27 a.m. — Sean O’Hair, United States; Seung-Yul Noh, South Korea; Thorbjorn Olesen, Denmark.

10:38 a.m. — Simon Edwards, Wales; Bob Estes, United States; Richard McEvoy, England.

10:49 a.m. — Francis McGuirk, England; Matthew Millar, Australia; Kevin Streelman, United States.

11 a.m. — Mark Laskey, Wales; Thomas Shadbolt, England; Rick Kulacz, Australia.

11:11 a.m. — Simon Lilly, England; Chris Tidland, United States; Neil Schietekat, South Africa.

 

SOCCER

Women’s World Cup

THIRD PLACE

Saturday

At Sinsheim, Germany

France vs. Sweden, 11:30 a.m.

CHAMPIONSHIP

Sunday

At Frankfurt

United States vs. Japan, 2:45 p.m.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Indiana 10 3 .769 –

New York 8 5 .615 2

Connecticut 6 5 .545 3

Chicago 7 7 .500 3½

Atlanta 3 9 .250 6½

Washington 2 9 .182 7

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Phoenix 9 4 .692 –

Minnesota 7 4 .636 1

San Antonio 7 4 .636 1

Seattle 7 4 .636 1

Los Angeles 5 6 .455 3

Tulsa 1 12 .077 8

LAST NIGHT

Seattle at San Antonio, late

 

FOOTBALL

Arena Football League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

West Division

W L T Pct PF PA

z-Arizona 15 2 0 .882 1059 787

Spokane 8 8 0 .500 939 891

San Jose 7 9 0 .438 917 960

Utah 7 9 0 .438 944 990

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Chicago 12 4 0 .750 863 735

x-Dallas 11 5 0 .688 968 899

Tulsa 7 9 0 .438 774 749

Kansas City 5 11 0 .313 750 855

Iowa 5 11 0 .313 808 970

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

South Division

W L T Pct PF PA

z-Jacksonville 13 3 0 .813 1035 804

Georgia 9 7 0 .563 886 832

Orlando 9 7 0 .563 854 840

Tampa Bay 6 10 0 .375 705 891

New Orleans 3 13 0 .188 724 893

Eastern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Cleveland 9 7 0 .563 768 711

Pittsburgh 8 8 0 .500 754 857

Philadelphia 6 11 0 .353 866 908

Milwaukee 5 11 0 .313 735 777

x-clinched playoff spot

z-clinched conference

TONIGHT

Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Jacksonville at Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Georgia at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Iowa at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Orlando at Tulsa, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Utah, 9 p.m.

San Jose at Spokane, 10 p.m.

 

PREP FOOTBALL

Regional All-Star Game

At Perrysburg Junior High School

Black team

Matt Green, Anthony Wayne, DB; Jack Henry, Anthony Wayne, DE; Alex Bridges, Anthony Wayne, DB; Andy Kujawa, Anthony Wayne, LB; Alex Hey, Bryan, OL; Drew Nossaman, Bryan, RB; Jake Phillips, Bryan, LB; Kyle Cameron, Central, Delroy Chance, Central, DL; Mike Bell, Central, S; Ryan Gregory, Central, OL; Ben Dent, Central, DB; Nate McCalla, Defiance, OLB; Joey Brown, Edon, DL; Josh Sonenberger, Edon, OL; Reed Waisner, Holgate, WR; Kurt McKee, Lake, WR/DB; Devon Sonnenburg, Napoleon, RB; Mike Prothero, Northwood, RB; Corey Jones, Northwood, DE; Zack Bermejo, Northwood, RB; Josh Almanza, Patrick Henry, OL/DE; Ja’Darian Bowers, Southview, RB; Conner Chuba, Southview, TE; Trevor Mack, St. Francis, DE; Tom Leahey, Swanton, RB; Taylor Fuerst, Swanton, RB; Derek Johnson, Swanton, OL; Samuel Knepley, Swanton, DB; Marc Moser, Tinora, DL; Nate Miranda, Whitmer, WR; Alex Palicki, Whitmer, QB; Chris Reaper, Whitmer, OL; Andrew Maciolke, Whitmer, DL; Scott Pfeifer, Whtimer, DB; Grant Weirich, Woodmore, WR.

Gold team

Derek Batt, Bowling Green, LB; Alex Augsburger, Bowling Green, OL; Dijon Tucker, Bowsher, RB; Robbie Peace, Bowsher, OL; J.T. Griffin, Bowsher, OL; Mike Kiss, Cardinal Stritch, LB; James Huss, Clay, S; Rex Carlo, Clay, DL; Dylan Schuette, Delta, OL; Caleb Stark, Edgerton, WR/TE; Wyatt Herman, Edgerton, LB; Matt Spragg, Findlay, QB; Andrew Hayes, Genoa, DL; Derek Allgier, Genoa, WR; Vincent Kirsch, Gibsonburg, WR; Andy Ritter, Gibsonburg, DB; Jordan Lane, Maumee, WR; Jake Olman, Maumee, K; Matt Williams, Maumee, OLB; Jake Grzymkowski, Oak Harbor, DL; Ian Fleetwood, Otsego, WR; Jerrad Mantos, Perrysburg, WR/S; John Reddick, Perrysburg, S; Eric Blume, Perrysburg, OL; Brandon Hunt, Rogers, LB; Andrew MacFarland, Rossford, DB; DJ Recknagel, Rossford, LB; Nick Brunner, St. John’s, OL; Nate White, St. John’s, TB; Jake Pennese, St. John’s, LB; Branden Pyles, Scott, WR; Osha Carter, Scott, LB; David Lightner, Scott, DE; Albert Phillips, Springfield, LB; Jordan Takats, Springfield, WR; Elijah Randolph, Start, CB; Joey Mravec, Start, TE/DE; Nick Rightnowar, Toledo Christian, QB; Anthony Dodd, Toledo Christian, LB; Graham Miller, Toledo Christian, S; Zach Brumbaugh, WR; Henry Newsom, Waite, WR; Garry Cummins, Waite, MLB; Marcus Oldham, Wauseon, DE; Trent Seiler, Wauseon, OL.

 

TENNIS

Mercedes Cup

Stuttgart, Germany

Singles

Second Round

Frederico del Bonis, Argentina, d. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-4, 6-3.

Marcel Granollers, Spain, d. Benoit Paire, France, 6-4, 7-5.

Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, d. Jeremy Chardy, France, 1-6, 7-5, 6-4.

Lukasz Kubot, Poland, d. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (8), Spain, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Pavol Cervenak, Slovakia, d. Victor Hanescu, Romania, 6-3, 7-6 (6).

Cedrik-Marcel Stebe, Germany, d. Fabio Fognini, Italy, 7-6 (5), 6-4.

Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spain, d. Mikhail Youzhny (3), Russia, 6-7 (8), 6-2, 6-2.

 

CYCLING

Tour de France

At Luz-Ardiden, France

12th Stage

131.1 miles to the Pyrenees from Cugnaux, with a Category 1 climb up Hourquette d’Ancizan and Hors Categorie climbs to the Col du Tourmalet and the finish at Luz-Ardiden

1. Samuel Sanchez, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, 6 hours, 1 minute, 15 seconds.

2. Jelle Vanendert, Belgium, Omega Pharma-Lotto, 7 seconds behind.

3. Frank Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, :10.

4. Ivan Basso, Italy, Liquigas-Cannondale, :30.

5. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC, same time.

6. Andy Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, same time.

7. Damiano Cunego, Italy, Lampre-ISD, same time.

8. Alberto Contador, Spain, Saxo Bank Sungard, :43.

9. Thomas Voeckler, France, Europcar, :50.

10. Pierre Rolland, France, Europcar, same time.

Overall Standings

(After 12 stages)

1. Thomas Voeckler, France, Europcar, 51 hours, 54 minutes, 44 seconds.

2. Frank Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 1:49.

3. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC, 2:06.

4. Andy Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 2:17.

5. Ivan Basso, Italy, Liquigas-Cannondale, 3:16.

6. Damiano Cunego, Italy, Lampre-ISD, 3:22.

7. Alberto Contador, Spain, Saxo Bank Sungard, 4:00.

8. Samuel Sanchez, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, 4:11.

9. Tom Danielson, United States, Garmin-Cervelo, 4:35.

10. Nicolas Roche, Ireland, AG2R La Mondiale, 4:57.

HOLE IN ONE

Steve Zilka, No. 4 at Cherrywood, gap wedge

PAUL E. WILLIS, No. 5 at Riverby Hills, 9-iron, 152 yards.

 

SPORTS NOTES

BASEBALL INVITATIONAL TOURMAMENT, 16-under, Friday, July 22 in New Albany, Big Walnut area, seeking Toledo-area team. Call 614-374-0003 if interested.

 

AMATEUR BASEBALL

District 1 Acme tournament

Napoleon 521 000 0 - 8 16 0

Archbold 020 100 1 - 4 8 2

WP- Mohlman; LP- Schnitkey. Parcher (N) 4-5, 2b, 3 RBI.

Evergreen 102 002 1 - 6 9 0

Patrick Henry 200 002 0 - 4 6 3

WP- Wright; LP- Jones. Henricks (E) 2-4, 2b, RBI.

Legion

Whitehouse 100 100 200 --4 10 3

Maumee 100 100 000 - 2 7 2

WP-Chipka. LP-Williams. Tansel (W), 3-5.

 

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

MLB–Suspended Boston DH David Ortiz and Baltimore RHP Kevin Gregg of the Baltimore Orioles four games apiece and fined them an undisclosed amount for their actions in a July 8 game. Suspended Baltimore LHP Mike Gonzalez three games and fined him an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing at Ortiz during and July 10 game. Suspended Baltimore manager Buck Showalter one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for the intentional actions of Gonzalez. Fined Baltimore RHP Jim Johnson and Boston C Jarrod Saltalamacchia undisclosed amounts for their aggressive actions the July 8 game. Fined Boston RHP John Lackey an undisclosed amount for intentionally throwing at Baltimore’s Derrek Lee during a July 9 game. Suspended Toronto minor league RHP Aderly De La Cruz and LHP Luillyn Guillen (Dominican Summer League) each for 50 games after testing positive for banned metabolites.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX–Signed OF Williams Jerez and assigned him the Gulf Coast League.

CLEVELAND INDIANS–Promoted Bob DiBiasio to senior vice president of public affairs and Curtis Danburg to senior director of communications. Recalled OF Ezequiel Carrera from Columbus (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS–Reinstated LHP Brad Thomas from the 15-day DL and sent him outright Toledo (IL).

MINNESOTA TWINS–Recalled INF Trevor Plouffe from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES–Placed 3B Alex Rodriguez on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Greg Golson from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Signed LHP J.C. Romero to a minor league contract and assigned him to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

TAMPA BAY RAYS–Placed C John Jaso on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 10.

TEXAS RANGERS–Reinstated RHP Scott Feldman from the 60-day DL. Optioned RHP Darren O’Day to Round Rock (PCL). Designated LHP Zach Phillips for assignment.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS–Signed OF Zeke DeVoss.

NEW YORK METS–Recalled RHP Ryota Igarashi from Buffalo (IL). Signed OF Joe Tuschak.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS–Announced LHP J.C. Romero was granted his unconditional release. Signed RHP Taylor Hill, RHP Greg Holt, RHP Dixon Anderson and LHP Nicholas Lee. Promoted RHP Brad Peacock from Harrisburg (EL) to Syracuse (IL).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS–Named Wes Wilcox general manager of the Development League affiliate in Canton, Ohio.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CALGARY FLAMES–Acquired F Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond from New Jersey for a 2012 fifth-round draft pick.

FLORIDA PANTHERS–Agreed to terms with C Bracken Kearns on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS–Agreed to terms with C Jeremy Colliton on a one-year contract.

OTTAWA SENATORS–Re-signed F Bobby Butler to a two-year contract.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS–Re-signed F Darryl Boyce to a one year contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS–Signed F Jacob Micflikier to a one-year contract. Renewed their affiliation agreement with South (ECHL) for the 2011-12 season.

WINNIPEG JETS–Named Named Keith McCambridge coach of St. John’s (AHL).

COLLEGE

NCAA–Placed Georgia Tech on four years of probation and fined the school $100,000 for violations in the football and men’s basketball programs.

DAYTON–Named Jason Francis women’s track and field coach.

IOWA–Announced junior basketball G Anthony Hubbard left the program.

IOWA STATE–Reinstated men’s sophomore basketball C Jordan Railey.

TEXAS-ARLINGTON–Announced it has accepted an invitation to join the Western Athletic Conference starting in 2012-13.

 

CULVER LINE

Major League Baseball

National League

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE

at Chicago -115 Florida +105

Philadelphia -115 at New York +105

at Cincinnati -160 St. Louis +150

at Atlanta -180 Washington +170

at Houston -115 Pittsburgh +105

at Colorado -135 Milwaukee +125

Los Angeles -115 at Arizona +105

San Francisco -140 at San Diego +130

American League

at Baltimore -115 Cleveland +105

at Detroit -190 Chicago +180

at Toronto -110 New York +100

at Tampa Bay -150 Boston +140

at Minnesota -135 Kansas City +125

Los Angeles -125 at Oakland +115

Texas -125 at Seattle +115

 

SPORTLIGHT

July 15

1912–Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics and, in the closing ceremony, Sweden’s King Gustav proclaims Thorpe the world’s greatest athlete.

1922–Gene Sarazen shoots a final-round 68 to beat out Bobby Jones and John Black for the U.S. Open golf championship.

1923–Amateur Bobby Jones beats Bobby Cruikshank by two strokes in a playoff to win the U.S. Open golf title.

1945–Byron Nelson defeats Sam Byrd in the final round of the PGA golf tournament.

1961–Arnold Palmer shoots a 284 at Royal Birkdale to win his first British Open title.

1967–Argentina’s Roberto DeVicenzo wins the British Open by two strokes over defending champion Jack Nicklaus.

1972–Lee Trevino wins his second consecutive British Open title by beating Jack Nicklaus by one stroke.

1978–Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at St. Andrews to win his third and final British Open.

1984–Hollis Stacy wins her third U.S. Women’s Open golf title, beating Rosie Jones by one stroke.

1990–Betsy King overcomes an 11-shot deficit over the final 33 holes to win her second consecutive U.S. Women’s Open as Patty Sheehan blows an eight-shot lead over the final 23 holes.

1991–Sandhi Ortiz-DelValle becomes the first woman to officiate a men’s professional basketball game, working the United States Basketball League game between the New Haven Skyhawks and the Philadelphia Spirit.

2000–Lennox Lewis stops Francois Botha at 2:39 of the second round to retain his WBC and IBF heavyweight titles in London.

2005–Michelle Wie misses a chance to play in the Masters as BYU junior Clay Ogden birdies four of the first five holes and never lets up in handing the 15-year-old high school junior a 5-and-4 loss in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur Public Links. The loss ends Wie’s hopes of winning the men’s Publinx, which would have allowed her to become the first woman to get an invitation to the Masters.

2007–Se Ri Pak wins the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic to tie an LPGA Tour record by winning the same tournament five times. Pak, also the Farr winner in 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2003, matches Mickey Wright, who won the Sea Island Open in 1957-58, ‘60, ‘62-’63, and Annika Sorenstam, who won the Samsung World Championship and Mizuno Classic five times each.

2007–BYU star Daniel Summerhays becomes the first amateur winner in Nationwide Tour history. Summerhays scores a two-stroke victory over Chad Collins and Chris Nallen in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational.

2007–The Philadelphia Phillies lose their 10,000th game, 10-2 to St. Louis. The franchise, born in 1883 as the Philadelphia Quakers and later called the Blue Jays in the mid-1940s, falls to 8,810-10,000.

2008–Justin Morneau slides home just in time on Michael Young’s sacrifice fly in the 15th inning, giving the American League a 4-3 victory in the All-Star game at Yankee stadium.

2010–Rory McIlroy, a 21-year-old from Northern Ireland, ties the major championship record by shooting a 9-under 63 in the opening round of the British Open at the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.

2010–Caster Semenya wins her first race since being cleared to return to competition after undergoing gender tests, winning the 800 meters in a modest time against a weak field at a low-level meet in Finland.



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