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Mon, 16 Jun 2008 16:53:32 GMTTiger Woods, facing defeat in the United States Open, summoned one more dramatic shot to force an 18-hole playoff for the title Monday at noon Eastern.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 10:52:19 GMTThe Lakers pulled out a victory that extended the finals for another two days, sending the series back to Boston.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 06:38:57 GMTChien-Ming Wang’s season is in jeopardy after seriously injuring his right foot on the base paths Sunday, and C. C. Sabathia instantly became a very important name in the Yankees’ universe.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 05:45:07 GMTThe Mets lost the opener, nearly overcoming a six-run deficit, and defeated the Rangers in the nightcap, when Billy Wagner redeemed himself for blowing his previous three save opportunities.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 16:22:51 GMTThe United States set out toward South Africa, the site of the next World Cup, with a victory Sunday. Brian Ching and Clint Dempsey each scored two goals.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 00:44:25 GMTDale Earnhardt Jr. won Sunday at Michigan International Speedway despite going the last 55 laps, including three laps of overtime, without stopping for gas.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 05:50:08 GMTRoger Federer extended his unbeaten streak on grass to 59 matches Sunday with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber in the final of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 05:49:13 GMTA Fresno State team that struggled to make it to the College World Series rewarded itself with an easy victory in its first game here.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 05:56:33 GMTAlejandro Valverde of Spain won the Dauphiné Libéré on Sunday, putting him among the favorites for next month’s Tour de France.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 06:09:47 GMTThe affordable, quality municipal golf courses, as measured by those I surveyed in the metropolitan New York area, are alive and well.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 05:48:12 GMTRocco Mediate’s everyman persona, self-depreciating wit and unpretentious attitude have won him legions of fans in the last several days at Torrey Pines.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 05:48:33 GMTHeath Slocum shot a six-under-par 65 at Torrey Pines Golf Course on Sunday, the best round in a United States Open since Vijay Singh shot 63 in the second round in 2003.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 06:34:38 GMTDick Bavetta, who was a subject of inquiries by federal agents last summer, was the lead referee for Game 5 at Staples Center, which was certain to fuel suspicion by the conspiracy-minded.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 05:49:05 GMTAlong with aggressive base-running, the Rays are winning with superb fielding, timely hitting and a maturing rotation of young starting pitchers, led by Scott Kazmir.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 05:47:35 GMTRyan Church, who will be on the 15-day disabled list for another week as he recovers from postconcussion symptoms, spent an hour puttering around the clubhouse and speaking with teammates.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 05:58:48 GMTRick Ankiel scored from second base on the Philadelphia Phillies’ second error at first base in the 10th inning, giving the host Cardinals a 7-6 win Sunday.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 01:19:58 GMTTurkey played a brutal first half, went down to two goals by the Czech Republic, and in the last 15 minutes scored three times to win not only the match, but qualification for the second round.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 01:26:24 GMTSwitzerland, trying to avoid becoming the worst European championship host ever, scored twice in the last 19 minutes to beat Portugal’s reserves and help restore some pride.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 05:49:26 GMTCritics predicted that Los Angeles-Boston would be the coaching mismatch of the ages: Phil Jackson vs. Glenn Doc Rivers. But it’s Rivers who has his team on the verge of a championship.
Mon, 16 Jun 2008 16:25:48 GMTCanada’s CTV network purchased the exclusive rights to a beloved hockey theme song associated with a program on a rival broadcaster.