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Published: Saturday, 7/30/2011

Scoreboard: 7-30

GOLF

Women’s British Open

Friday

Carnoustie, Scotland; Par: 72

Second Round

a-amateur

Caroline Masson 68-65 – 133

Inbee Park 70-64 – 134

Meena Lee 65-69 – 134

Se Ri Pak 72-64 – 136

Dewi Claire Schreefel 70-66 – 136

Na Yeon Choi 69-67 – 136

Yani Tseng 71-66 – 137

Caroline Hedwall 69-69 – 138

Mika Miyazato 69-69 – 138

Amy Yang 68-70 – 138

Brittany Lincicome 67-71 – 138

Linda Wessberg 73-66 – 139

Sophie Giquel-Bettan 71-68 – 139

Pat Hurst 70-69 – 139

Catriona Matthew 70-69 – 139

Paula Creamer 69-70 – 139

Sophie Gustafson 68-71 – 139

Tiffany Joh 71-69 – 140

Brittany Lang 70-70 – 140

Hee Young Park 70-70 – 140

Momoko Ueda 69-71 – 140

Angela Stanford 68-72 – 140

Jiyai Shin 75-66 – 141

Maria Hjorth 72-69 – 141

a-Danielle Kang 72-69 – 141

Cristie Kerr 72-69 – 141

Cindy LaCrosse 72-69 – 141

Beth Allen 71-70 – 141

Sandra Gal 71-70 – 141

Sun Young Yoo 71-70 – 141

Vicky Hurst 70-71 – 141

Eun-Hee Ji 70-71 – 141

Anna Nordqvist 70-71 – 141

Morgan Pressel 70-71 – 141

Karrie Webb 70-71 – 141

Amy Hung 69-72 – 141

Song-Hee Kim 69-72 – 141

Suzann Pettersen 76-66 – 142

Janice Moodie 75-67 – 142

Stacy Lewis 74-68 – 142

Karen Stupples 74-68 – 142

Michelle Wie 74-68 – 142

Sun-Ju Ahn 71-71 – 142

Kristy McPherson 71-71 – 142

Hee Kyung Seo 72-71 – 143

I.K. Kim 71-72 – 143

Chella Choi 74-70 – 144

Jimin Kang 74-70 – 144

Amanda Blumenherst 73-71 – 144

Hee-Won Han 73-71 – 144

Azahara Munoz 73-71 – 144

Hiromi Mogi 72-72 – 144

Miki Saiki 72-72 – 144

Kylie Walker 72-72 – 144

Rachel Jennings 71-73 – 144

Georgina Simpson 71-73 – 144

Christel Boeljon 76-69 – 145

Haeji Kang 75-70 – 145

Virginie Lagoutte-Clement 75-70 – 145

Melissa Reid 75-70 – 145

Jaclyn Sweeney 74-71 – 145

Candie Kung 72-73 – 145

Holly Aitchison 71-74 – 145

Katie Futcher 71-74 – 145

Julieta Granada 71-74 – 145

Shanshan Feng 70-75 – 145

a-Sophia Popov 70-75 – 145

Lorie Kane 69-76 – 145

Failed to Qualify

M.J. Hur 73-73 – 146

Becky Morgan 73-73 – 146

Jin Young Pak 73-73 – 146

a-Pamela Pretswell 72-74 – 146

Heather Bowie Young 72-74 – 146

Rebecca Codd 71-75 – 146

Kristie Smith 70-76 – 146

Silvia Cavalleri 78-69 – 147

Jennifer Johnson 77-70 – 147

Kym Larratt 77-70 – 147

Danah Bordner 76-71 – 147

Seon Hwa Lee 76-71 – 147

Ai Miyazato 76-71 – 147

Belen Mozo 76-71 – 147

Meaghan Francella 75-72 – 147

Diana Luna 75-72 – 147

Moira Dunn 74-73 – 147

Felicity Johnson 74-73 – 147

Ashleigh Simon 74-73 – 147

Yuri Fudoh 73-74 – 147

Juli Inkster 73-74 – 147

Malene Jorgensen 73-74 – 147

Frances Bondad 72-75 – 147

Natalie Gulbis 71-76 – 147

Becky Brewerton 70-77 – 147

Gwladys Nocera 78-70 – 148

Sarah Jane Smith 77-71 – 148

Jessica Korda 76-72 – 148

Grace Park 76-72 – 148

Jane Park 76-72 – 148

Pornanong Phatlum 75-73 – 148

Gerina Piller 75-73 – 148

Jenny Shin 75-73 – 148

Jennifer Song 75-73 – 148

Mina Harigae 74-74 – 148

a-Lauren Taylor 74-74 – 148

Wendy Ward 74-74 – 148

Veronica Zorzi 74-74 – 148

Aree Song 73-75 – 148

Lee-Anne Pace 71-77 – 148

Beatriz Recari 79-70 – 149

Caroline Afonso 77-72 – 149

Alena Sharp 77-72 – 149

Sarah Kemp 76-73 – 149

Minea Blomqvist 75-74 – 149

Jee Young Lee 74-75 – 149

Mindy Kim 72-77 – 149

Reilley Rankin 71-78 – 149

Zuzana Kamasova 79-71 – 150

a-Nikki Foster 78-72 – 150

Stacy Prammanasudh 77-73 – 150

Stephanie Sherlock 77-73 – 150

Lynnette Brooky 75-75 – 150

Stefania Croce 75-75 – 150

Laura Davies 73-77 – 150

Sakura Yokomine 81-70 – 151

Sherri Steinhauer 78-73 – 151

Kiran Matharu 75-76 – 151

a-Stephanie Meadow 75-76 – 151

Yoo Kyeong Kim 73-78 – 151

Karen Lunn 81-71 – 152

Nicole Hage 77-75 – 152

Lindsey Wright 77-75 – 152

Anne-Lise Caudal 76-76 – 152

Mi Hyun Kim 76-76 – 152

Paige Mackenzie 76-76 – 152

Anja Monke 76-76 – 152

Kyeong Bae 75-77 – 152

Sophie Sandolo 78-75 – 153

Connie Chen 75-78 – 153

Joanna Klatten 74-79 – 153

Christina Kim 79-75 – 154

Florentyna Parker 79-75 – 154

Stacey Keating 79-78 – 157

Carin Koch 76-81 – 157

Anna Rossi 82-78 – 160



Greenbrier Classic

Friday

White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.; Par 70

Second Round

a-denotes amateur

Brendon de Jonge 66-67 – 133

Webb Simpson 65-68 – 133

Trevor Immelman 64-70 – 134

Michael Letzig 69-66 – 135

Scott Stallings 70-65 – 135

Gary Woodland 65-70 – 135

Brian Davis 71-64 – 135

Derek Lamely 65-70 – 135

John Merrick 69-67 – 136

Charles Howell III 68-68 – 136

Chris Baryla 67-69 – 136

Aron Price 69-67 – 136

Chris Couch 68-68 – 136

Chez Reavie 67-69 – 136

Ricky Barnes 72-65 – 137

Cameron Tringale 70-67 – 137

Camilo Villegas 71-66 – 137

Will Strickler 67-70 – 137

Tag Ridings 71-66 – 137

James Driscoll 69-68 – 137

Brandt Jobe 68-69 – 137

Michael Connell 72-66 – 138

Kenny Perry 68-70 – 138

Scott Verplank 72-66 – 138

D.A. Points 71-67 – 138

Bill Haas 71-67 – 138

Kent Jones 69-69 – 138

J.P. Hayes 68-70 – 138

Nick O’Hern 70-68 – 138

Jim Herman 67-71 – 138

Tom Pernice, Jr. 68-70 – 138

Billy Mayfair 65-73 – 138

Anthony Kim 69-69 – 138

Spencer Levin 70-68 – 138

Andre Stolz 69-69 – 138

David Hearn 66-72 – 138

Briny Baird 69-69 – 138

Cameron Beckman 71-68 – 139

Keegan Bradley 72-67 – 139

Johnson Wagner 72-67 – 139

Ryuji Imada 69-70 – 139

Fabian Gomez 71-68 – 139

Steve Allan 71-68 – 139

Blake Adams 69-70 – 139

Duffy Waldorf 69-70 – 139

Troy Matteson 69-70 – 139

Steve Flesch 71-68 – 139

John Senden 70-70 – 140

Brett Wetterich 73-67 – 140

Carl Pettersson 70-70 – 140

Chris Stroud 69-71 – 140

Andres Romero 71-69 – 140

Tommy Gainey 70-70 – 140

Ben Curtis 68-72 – 140

Heath Slocum 68-72 – 140

Matt Bettencourt 73-67 – 140

Tom Gillis 71-69 – 140

Matt Weibring 70-70 – 140

Erik Compton 73-67 – 140

Steven Bowditch 65-75 – 140

Jeff Overton 74-67 – 141

Jeff Quinney 71-70 – 141

Sergio Garcia 72-69 – 141

Garrett Willis 72-69 – 141

Jimmy Walker 69-72 – 141

Kyle Stanley 66-75 – 141

Bio Kim 71-70 – 141

Joseph Bramlett 72-69 – 141

Josh Teater 71-70 – 141

Bob Estes 69-72 – 141

Chris Kirk 72-69 – 141

Chris DiMarco 66-75 – 141

Shaun Micheel 72-69 – 141

Billy Horschel 71-70 – 141

Adam Hadwin 70-71 – 141

Failed to qualify

Hunter Haas 73-69 – 142

Justin Leonard 70-72 – 142

Davis Love III 70-72 – 142

Vaughn Taylor 71-71 – 142

Greg Chalmers 70-72 – 142

Tim Herron 72-70 – 142

Matt Jones 70-72 – 142

Scott McCarron 71-71 – 142

Steve Elkington 75-67 – 142

Roland Thatcher 69-73 – 142

William McGirt 74-68 – 142

Rich Beem 70-73 – 143

Marc Turnesa 71-72 – 143

Jim Renner 71-72 – 143

Andres Gonzales 69-74 – 143

Scott Gutschewski 72-71 – 143

Dean Wilson 73-70 – 143

Phil Mickelson 70-73 – 143

Stuart Appleby 71-72 – 143

John Rollins 70-73 – 143

Zack Miller 73-70 – 143

Daniel Summerhays 72-71 – 143

D.J. Trahan 72-72 – 144

John Mallinger 72-72 – 144

J.J. Henry 74-70 – 144

Nathan Green 71-73 – 144

Fran Quinn 71-73 – 144

Michael Thompson 73-71 – 144

D.J. Brigman 72-72 – 144

Garrett Frank 73-71 – 144

Richard S. Johnson 72-72 – 144

Joe Durant 70-74 – 144

Woody Austin 71-73 – 144

Scott Piercy 68-76 – 144

Sunghoon Kang 71-73 – 144

John Daly 70-75 – 145

Matt McQuillan 74-71 – 145

Chris Riley 71-74 – 145

Michael Bradley 71-74 – 145

George McNeill 70-75 – 145

David Mathis 72-73 – 145

Nate Smith 71-74 – 145

Scott Gordon 74-71 – 145

Ben Martin 67-78 – 145

Bobby Gates 74-72 – 146

Jose Maria Olazabal 73-73 – 146

Shane Bertsch 78-68 – 146

Rod Pampling 73-73 – 146

Kevin Chappell 70-76 – 146

Lanto Griffin 71-75 – 146

Justin Hicks 71-75 – 146

Marc Leishman 73-73 – 146

Tom Watson 75-71 – 146

Brian Gay 72-74 – 146

Colt Knost 74-73 – 147

Paul Stankowski 72-75 – 147

Arjun Atwal 72-75 – 147

J.B. Holmes 76-71 – 147

Retief Goosen 70-77 – 147

Tim Petrovic 71-76 – 147

Jarrod Lyle 74-73 – 147

Cameron Percy 75-72 – 147

Garth Mulroy 74-74 – 148

Ryan Palmer 72-76 – 148

Carl Paulson 73-75 – 148

Joe Ogilvie 72-76 – 148

Lee Janzen 70-79 – 149

Drew Weaver 73-76 – 149

Kevin Kisner 75-74 – 149

Brad Faxon 75-74 – 149

Frank Lickliter II 74-75 – 149

Martin Piller 73-76 – 149

Jonathan Byrd 77-73 – 150

Jin Jeong 75-75 – 150

Troy Merritt 76-75 – 151

Rocco Mediate 77-74 – 151

a-Christian Brand 78-73 – 151

Alexandre Rocha 80-73 – 153

Robert McClellan 71-82 – 153

Michael Putnam 73 – WD

Michael Sim 75 – WD



PRO FOOTBALL

CFL

EAST DIVISION

W L T Pts PF PA

Winnipeg 4 1 0 8 124 97

Montreal 3 1 0 6 133 95

Hamilton 2 2 0 4 98 86

Toronto 1 3 0 2 80 116

WEST DIVISION

W L T Pts PF PA

Edmonton 4 0 0 8 127 74

Calgary 2 2 0 4 95 99

Saskatchewan 1 3 0 2 83 138

B.C. 0 5 0 0 126 161

Last night

Montreal at Hamilton, late

Toronto at Edmonton, late

Thursday

Winnipeg 25, B.C. 20

Tonight

Calgary at Saskatchewan, 9:30

THURSDAY, Aug. 4

Montreal at Toronto, 7:30

FRIDAY, Aug. 5

Edmonton at Winnipeg, 7:30

Saskatchewan at B.C., 10:30


Arena Football Playoffs

First Round

National Conference

Last night

Dallas at Chicago, late

Spokane at Arizona Rattlers, late

American Conference

Last night

Orlando at Jacksonville, late

Sunday, July 31

Georgia at Cleveland, 3 p.m.

Conference Championships

Aug. 5-6

National

Dallas-Chicago winner vs. Spokane-Arizona winner, TBA

American

Orlando-Jacksonville winner vs. Georgia-Cleveland winner, TBA


ArenaBowl

Friday, Aug. 12



TRANSACTIONS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

MLB–Suspended free agent RHP Alejandro Arteaga and free agent RHP Hugo Garcia 50 games each after testing positive for steroids.

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES–Activated RHP Rafael Soriano from the 60-day DL. Optioned LHP Steve Garrison to Trenton (EL).

SEATTLE MARINERS–Designated OF Jack Cust for assignment. Activated LHP Erik Bedard from the 15-day DL.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES–Placed OF Nate McLouth on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Jose Constanza from Gwinnett (IL). Designated INF Diory Hernandez for assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS–Placed RHP Kenley Jansen on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Josh Lindblom from Albuquequer.

PITTSBURHG PIRATES–Placed RHP Chris Leroux on the 15-day DL, retro-active to July 28. Recalled INF Pedro Ciriaco from Indianapolis (IL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS–Placed INF Nick Punto on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Tyler Greene from Memphi (PCL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES–Reinstated RHP Ernesto Frieri from the Major League paternity leave. Optioned RHP Pat Neshek to Tucson (PCL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS–Activated RHP Chien-Ming Wang from the 60-day DL. Optioned OF Roger Bernandina to Syracuse (IL).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

HOUSTON ROCKETS–Hired Greg Buckner player development coach.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS–Agreed to terms with OT Tyson Clabo on a five-year contract. Released DE Jamaal Anderson and WR Michael Jenkins.

BUFFALO BILLS–Signed DL Marcell Dareus to a four-year contract and DB Da’Norris Searcy and RB Johnny White.

CHICAGO BEARS–Agreed to terms with OT Gabe Carimi, DE Stephen Paea and S Chris Conte on four-year contracts. Agreed to terms with DT Anthony Adams, DL Vernon Gholston, WR Sam Hurd, P Adam Podlesh, LB Nick Roach, TE Matt Spaeth, FB Will Ta’ufo’ou, WR Roy Williams, and QB Caleb Hanie.

CINCINNATI BENGALS–Released DE Antwan Odom. Waived OT Andrew Mitchell. Placed QB Carson Palmer on reserve/did not report list. Signed G Clint Boling, RB Jay Finley and OL Ryan McKnight. Placed CB Adam Jones and DT Pat Sims on active/physically unable to perform list. Placed LB Keith Rivers on active/non-football injury list.

DALLAS COWBOYS–Signed RB DeMarco Murray and LB Bruce Carter.

DENVER BRONCOS–Signed LB Nate Irving.

DETROIT LIONS–Agreed to terms with DB Eric Wright.

GREEN BAY PACKERS–Released OT Mark Tauscher, LB Nick Barnett, LB Brandon Chillar, LB Brady Poppinga and DL Justin Harrell. Waived S Michael Greco and LB Curtis Young.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS–Agreed to terms with K Adam Vinatieri and S Melvin Bullitt. Released K Brett Swenson and DB Jordan Hemby. Signed RB Delone Carter to a four-year contract. Signed P Travis Baltz, DE David Bedford, LB Chris Colasanti, RB Darren Evans, WR David Gilreath, QB Mike Hartline, WR Joe Horn, OL Jake Kirkpatrick, S Joe Lefeged, TE Mike McNeill, WR Larrone Moore, LB Adrian Moten, LB Kerry Neal, DT Ollie Ogbu and RB Chad Spann.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS–Agreed to terms with S Dawan Landry on a five-year contract. Cut DE Derrick Harvey, G Vince Manuwai and DB Tyron Brackenridge.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS–Placed TE Tony Moeaki on the physically unable to perform list.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS–Acquired QB Donovan McNabb from Washington for a 2012 sixth-round draft pick and a conditional 2013 sixth-round draft pick. Signed DT Remi Ayodele.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS–Signed QB Ryan Mallett and OL Marcus Cannon. Released DE Ty Warren, TE Alge Crumpler, OT Nick Kaczur, LB Tully Banta-Cain, DL Marcus Stroud, CB Tony Carter and LB Ryan Coulson.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS–Agreed to terms with S Pierson Prioleau, FB Korey Hall, DE Curtis Johnson and G Dan Gay.

NEW YORK GIANTS–Placed DE Osi Umenyiora on the reserve-did not report list. Released DT Rocky Bernard, C Shaun O’Hara, G Rich Seubert, OT Shawn Andrews and FB Madison Hedgecock. Released RB Tiki Barber from the retired-reserve list. Signed DE Justin Trattou, DE Craig Marshall, DT Martin Parker, DT Ibrahim Abdulai, S Jerrard Tarrant, S David Sims, LB Mark Herzlich, LB Spencer Paysinger, OT Jarriel King, FB Henry Hynoski. Signed DT Marvin Austin, WR Jerrel Jernigan, OL James Brewer, LB Greg Jones, S Tyler Sash, LB Jacquian Williams and RB Da’rel Scott. Placed WR Ramses Barden on the active/physically unable to perform list. Agreed to terms with P Steve Weatherford

NEW YORK JETS–Released QB Mark Brunell. Waived CB Will Billingsley and G Marlon Davis.

OAKLAND RAIDERS–Agreed to terms with OL Jared Gaither, LB Jarvis Moss and LS Jon Condo.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES–Signed CB Nnamdi Asomugha to a five-year contract.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS–Released OT Flozell Adams. Agreed to terms with DT Cameron Heyward, OT Willie Colon and OT Jonathan Scott.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS–Signed DT Ray McDonald to a five-year contract and QB Alex Smith and G-C Tony Wragge to one-year contracts. Cut C Eric Heitmann and K Joe Nedney.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS–Re-signed DT Brandon Mebane, LB Matt McCoy, FB Michael Robinson, K Wes Byrum and LB Leroy Hill. Signed WR Sidney Rice, OL Robert Gallery, QB Tarvaris Jackson, DL Alan Branch and G John Moffitt. Agreed to terms with OT James Carpenter. Waived DB James Brindley, DT Barrett Moen and LB Joe Pawelek. Terminated the contracts of OT Stacy Andrews and C Chris White.

ST. LOUIS RAMS–Agreed to terms with OT Harvey Dahl, DE Damario Ambrose, CB Timothy Atchison, S Travon Bellamy, G Bryant Browning, WR Jalil Carter, DE Kenneth Charles, SS John Dempsey, CB Dionte Dinkins, G Tyler Donahue, ILB Pete Fleps, TE Benjamin Guidugli, DT John Henderson, G Kevin Hughes, G Randall Hunt, OT Karri Kuuttila, LS Jacob McQuaide, TE Schuylar Oordt, QB Taylor Potts, CB Christopher Smith, FB Van Stumon, DT Arthur Thomas, C Beau Warren, DT Teryl White and RB Eddie Wide.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS–Agreed to terms with P Michael Koenen, G Davin Joseph and OT Jeremy Trueblood.

TENNESSEE TITANS–Agreed to terms with QB Jake Locker on a four-year contract and LB Akeem Ayers.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS–Signed LB Ryan Kerrigan, DE Jarvis Jenkins, WR Leonard Hankerson, RB Roy Helu, DB Dejon Gomes, WR Niles Paul, RB Evan Royster, WR Aldrick Robinson, DB Brandyn Thompson, G Maurice Hurt, LB Markus White and NT Chris Neild.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NASHVILLE PREDATORS–Signed D Tyler Sloan to a one-year contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS–Agreed to terms with LW Zach Parise on a one-year-contract. Named Dave Barr assistant coach.

WINNIPEG JETS–Announced St. John’s (AHL) will be called the St. John’s IceCaps.

American Hockey League

PROVIDENCE BRUINS–Signed F Kyle MacKinnon.

LACROSSE

National Lacrosse League

WASHINGTON STEALTH–Re-signed D Jeff Moleski to a two-year contract and D Matt Beers and T Chet Koneczny to one-year contracts.

SOCCER

Women’s Professional Soccer

SKY BLUE FC–Signed D Petra Hogewoning.

TENNIS

International Tennis Federation

ITF–Suspended Robert Kendrick one year after testing positive for a banned stimulant at the French Open.

COLLEGE

ALABAMA STATE–Named Penny Lucas-White volleyball coach.

FIU–Named Jake Schumann softball coach.

NEBRASKA–Junior QB Cody Green announced he’s transferring to Tulsa.



SPORTS NOTE

WASHINGTON LOCAL FOOTBALL: Knights Football of the WJFL has sign-ups on Aug. 1, 2, & 3 from 6-7:30 p. m. at Greenwood Elementary for ages 8-12. Information: Coach Tommy at 419-376-2576



HOLE IN ONE

SPENCE STONE, No. 16 at Stone Oak, 115 yards, wedge.



CULVER LINE

Major League Baseball

National League

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE

at St. Louis -150 Chicago +140

at Philadelphia -280 Pittsburgh +240

at Washington -105 New York -105

at Atlanta -160 Florida +150

at Milwaukee -250 Houston +220

at Cincinnati -120 San Francisco +110

Colorado -120 at San Diego +110

at Los Angeles -140 Arizona +130

American League

at New York (1) -250 Baltimore +220

Texas -120 at Toronto +110

at Seattle -110 Tampa Bay +100

Los Angeles -135 at Detroit +125

at Cleveland -165 Kansas City +155

at New York (2) -210 Baltimore +190

Boston -150 at Chicago +140

at Oakland -130 Minnesota +120



LOCAL GOLF

TWDGA- stroke play at Chippewa

Low Gross: 1 - Sally Robinson, Chippewa GC - 75; T2 - Holly Bennett, Toledo CC and Phyllis Zielinski - Highland Meadows, 80.

Low Net: 1 - Trina McGivern, Belmont CC, 65; 2 - Joyce Welker, Heather Downs, 69; T3 - Nan Reno ,Toledo GC, 70 and Alice Heslet, Fremont CC, 70.



SPORTLIGHT

July 30

1870–Monmouth Park opens with a five-day race meet.

1930–Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer’s first World Cup in Montevideo.

1932–The 10th modern Olympic Games open in Los Angeles.

1961–Jerry Barber edges Don January by one stroke in a playoff to win the PGA Championship.

1968–Washington’s Ron Hansen pulls off an unassisted triple play, but the Cleveland Indians still win 10-1.

1971–In the NFL Chicago All Star game, the Baltimore Colts beat the All-Stars 24-17.

1976–Bruce Jenner sets the world record in the Olympic decathlon with 8,618 points, breaking Nikolai Avilov’s mark by 164 points.

1980–Houston pitcher J.R. Richard suffers a stroke during a workout at the Astrodome.

1984–Michael Gross of West Germany sets a world record in the 200-meter freestyle with a time of 1:47.44 at a meet in Munich.

1996–The American softball team wins the gold medal, beating China 3-1 behind a controversial two-run homer from Dot Richardson in the first Olympic competition in that sport.

2004–At the London Grand Prix meet, Russia’s Yelena Isinbayeva breaks the pole vault world record for the third time in five weeks, clearing 16 feet, u190? inch at Crystal Palace.

2009–Seven more world records on the fifth night of the world swimming championships in Rome are set, pushing the total to 29 and moving past last summer’s Beijing Olympics. Ryan Lochte gets things rolling by breaking Phelps’ mark in the 200-meter individual medley. The Chinese women finish it off, eclipsing the 800 freestyle relay mark by more than two seconds, with the Americans also breaking the previous record in earning silver.

2010–No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Sam Bradford agrees to a six-year, $78 million contract with the St. Louis Rams, with $50 million in guaranteed money. The guaranteed money is the highest ever in the NFL.



MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Philadelphia 8 5 7 31 25 18

Columbus 8 6 7 31 22 20

New York 6 5 12 30 37 30

Sporting Kan City 6 6 8 26 28 27

Houston 5 7 9 24 24 26

D.C. 5 6 8 23 24 30

New England 4 9 8 20 19 29

Chicago 2 6 12 18 20 25

Toronto FC 3 11 9 18 19 41

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 11 2 9 42 28 16

FC Dallas 11 5 6 39 29 21

Seattle 10 4 8 38 32 23

Colorado 8 6 10 34 33 31

Real Salt Lake 9 3 6 33 27 12

Chivas USA 6 7 8 26 27 23

San Jose 5 7 9 24 24 27

Portland 6 10 3 21 22 32

Vancouver 2 10 9 15 21 30

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

Last night

Colorado 2, Philadelphia 1

Wednesday

Manchester United 4, MLS All-Stars 0

Tonight

Los Angeles at Vancouver, 7:30

New England at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30

Seattle FC at Houston, 8:30

Columbus at Real Salt Lake, 9

D.C. United at San Jose, 10:30

Toronto FC at Portland, 11

Tomorrow

Chivas USA at FC Dallas, 7

Wednesday, August 3

Real Salt Lake at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30

Philadelphia at Chicago, 9

Los Angeles at Portland, 10:30

Friday, August 5

Columbus at Colorado, 9:30



WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Indiana 13 6 .684 –

Connecticut 10 6 .625 1½

New York 10 7 .588 2

Chicago 9 10 .474 4

Atlanta 8 9 .471 4

Washington 3 14 .176 9

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 12 4 .750 –

San Antonio 11 5 .688 1

Phoenix 10 7 .588 2½

Seattle 9 8 .529 3½

Los Angeles 6 10 .375 6

Tulsa 1 16 .059 11½


LAST NIGHT

Indiana 61, Washington 59

Minnesota 92, Seattle 67

THURSDAY

San Antonio 102, Phoenix 91

Atlanta 89, Los Angeles 80

New York 75, Washington 71

Indiana 69, Connecticut 58

Chicago 64, Tulsa 55

TONIGHT

Phoenix at New York, 7

Los Angeles at Chicago, 8

Seattle at Tulsa, 8

TOMORROW

Minnesota at San Antonio, 3

Atlanta at Connecticut, 5

Los Angeles at Indiana, 6 p.m.



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