July 3, 2015 RSS feed / Sports

Defense helps U.S. to the World Cup final

MONTREAL It used to be that the U.S. women’s national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women’s World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense. More...

Rangers’ St. Louis announces retires

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis is retiring after 16 NHL seasons, seven All Star selections and one Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning. St. More...

Nadal out at Wimbledon; Murray, Federer advance

LONDON (AP) — Twotime champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to a 102nd-ranked qualifier who played the match of his life. More...

Highland Green, Smith-Tobey fall

POLAND — Lucas Johnson threw a complete game shutout as Tri-Town defeated Highland Green, 8-0, in American Legion Zone II action Thursday night. More...

Pre-registration open for 5K

RICHMOND – The fifth annual Richmond Area Health Center 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk will take place July 25 as part of the 2015 Richmond Days festivities. Dogs are welcome on the 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk, which begins at 7:45 a.m. More...

Sea Dogs win in 16

PORTLAND — The Portland Sea Dogs (29-51) walked-off with a 6-5 win in a 16-inning Eastern League marathon over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (37- 40) in a game that began on Thursday night at Hadlock Field and ended five hours and nine minutes More...

Wade stays with Heat

MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat. The person says Wade informed the Heat Thursday he will accept a one-year offer to re-sign for $20 million for next season. More...

Red Sox use 8-run first to beat Jays, 12-6

TORONTO Wade Miley warmed up in the bullpen, then he waited nearly half an hour to take the mound for the bottom of the first inning. In between, Boston staked their starter to an eight-run lead. More...

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Freeport athletics goes paperless FREEPORT — The Freeport High School and Middle School athletic department has gone paperless for the upcoming sports seasons. More...

Tiger Woods shoots 4-under 66 at Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. For a change, Tiger Woods got off to a good start. Woods rebounded from a dismal U.S. Open with a 4-under-par 66 in Thursday’s opening round of The Greenbrier Classic, four shots behind leader Scott Langley. More...

Tour de France short on Americans

PARIS As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale- Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht More...