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Second Round At British Open Good For Some, Not Others

By Jim McCoy Fri 18th July SportsBritish OpenRory McIlroyTiger Woods
Rory McIlroy has shot his second straight 6-under 66 at the British Open, giving him a commanding lead heading to the weekend. Shaking off the second-round doldrums that marred his year, McIlroy closed with three birdies in his final four holes Friday to push his 36-hole score to 12-under 132.Read More »

Tour de France Update (13th Stage)

By Jim McCoy Fri 18th July SportscyclingTour de France
Stamping his dominance in the mountains and on the race overall, Italy's Vincenzo Nibali has won the 13th stage of the Tour de France as the race entered the Alps and went up the hardest climb so far this year. The Italian race leader collected his third Tour stage win this year on Friday by beating two other breakaway riders at the end of the grueling 197.5-kilometer (122-mile) trek fromRead More »

Thursday Sports Minute: British Open (golf), LPGA, Hockey Signing

By Jim McCoy Thu 17th July Sports
Rory McIlroy has the clubhouse lead late in the first round of the British Open. The two-time major winner opened with a 6-under 66 with a round that featured six birdies. Italian Matteo Manassero stands alone in second place at 5-under while several players, including World No. 1 Adam Scott, are tied at 4-under. Tiger Woods had a good finish to his round of 3-under 69.Read More »

Norwegian Wins 12th Stage Of Tour de France

By Jim McCoy Thu 17th July SportsTour de France
Alexander Kristoff has won the 12th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint and Vincenzo Nibali still has the yellow jersey.Read More »

Alabama, USC Set To Square Off In 2016 Cowboy Classic

Alabama and Southern California are set for their first regular-season matchup since some storied games in the 1970s. The Crimson Tide and the Trojans will play in the 2016 Cowboys Classic in Arlington, Texas. The Labor Day weekend season opener at the Dallas Cowboys' stadium will be held Sept. 3, 2016.Read More »

Golf's British Open: Eyes On Tiger

By Jim McCoy Wed 16th July SportsBritish OpenTiger Woods
Tiger Woods is the big show at the British Open, especially now that he is back from another injury. Playing in front of him during the opening round Thursday at Royal Liverpool will be Harris English. Two groups behind will be Jordan Spieth and Hideki Matsuyama.Read More »

6 Rogues Invited To West Coast League All-Star Game

By Jim McCoy Tue 15th July SportsbaseballWest Coast League
The Medford Rogues are proud to announce that five players have been selected for the 2014 WCL All-Star Game. The game is scheduled for July 21 in Klamath Falls, OR, home of the WCL’s Klamath Falls Gems. With a three-division format in 2014, the WCL has split the All-Star teams into a north and south format representing six teams and 21 players on each squad.Read More »

New Favorite Emerges To win Tour de France

By Jim McCoy Tue 15th July SportsTour de France
With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, Vincenzo Nibali's path is wide open to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998. The French have waited even longer for a champion - the last was Bernard Hinault way back in 1985 - but with three riders in the top six places, hopes are growing of at leaRead More »

Monday Sports Minute: Baseball All-Stars, Tour de France, World Cup, More

By Jim McCoy Mon 14th July Sports
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Baseball's All-Star Game is tomorrow night at Target Field in Minneapolis. That means the annual Home Run Derby is on tap this evening. The competition is broken down into two teams representing the American and National Leagues. Toronto's Jose Bautista leads the AL squad as captain while Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki is captain for the NL sluggers.Read More »

Champion Drops Out of Tour de France

By Jim McCoy Mon 14th July SportsAlberto CantadorTour de France
Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France after crashing during Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains.Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Lebron Returns To Cleveland

By Jim McCoy Fri 11th July SportsCleveland CavaliersLeBron James
LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James tells Sports Illustrated, that he's decided to go home. It's a move that would have seemed unfathomable four years ago, after the venomous fallout that followed his decision to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat. James told SI: "My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball.Read More »

Blazers Shore Up Bench With Blake

By Jim McCoy Thu 10th July SportsPortland Trail BlazersSteve Blake
Steve Blake is coming back to the Trail Blazers. A person with knowledge of the deal who cannot comment until it is formally announced confirmed Thursday that the free agent point guard has signed a two-year deal with Portland. The agreement was first announced by Yahoo! Sports. The contract is worth a reported $4.2 million with a player option for the second year.Read More »

Let The Bidding Begin, NBA Free Agency Period Is Underway

By Jim McCoy Thu 10th July SportsNBA free agency
Signing day has arrived in the NBA, though the biggest free agents aren't rushing to grab their pens. Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh might be waiting on LeBron James - isn't everybody? - before making their decisions.Read More »

Wednesday Sports Minute: Baseball Preview, Donald Sterling, NBA, World Cup

By Jim McCoy Wed 9th July Sports
- The second World Cup semifinal is on tap today with Argentina playing Netherlands. The winner will advance to the championship match this Sunday against Germany, a lopsided winner over Brazil yesterday.Read More »

Update: Fifth Stage Of The Tour De France

By Jim McCoy Wed 9th July Sports2014 Tour De France
Dutch rider Lars Boom has won a chaotic fifth stage of the Tour de France marked by the withdrawal of defending champion Chris Froome following two crashes. Race leader Vincenzo Nibali, one several high-profile riders to crash, recovered and excelled: He extended his overall lead.Read More »

Tuesday Sports Minute: Baseball, World Cup, Donald Sterling

By Jim McCoy Tue 8th July Sports
UNDATED (AP) - Play in the World Cup semifinals starts today with host Brazil going up against Germany. The second semifinal will take place tomorrow with Argentina playing Netherlands.Read More »

Tour de France 4th Stage Update

By Jim McCoy Tue 8th July SportscyclingTour de France
Marcel Kittel of Germany has won the fourth stage of the Tour de France - his third of the race - in a sprint as the tour returned home from England, with crashes ensnaring some big names. Vincenzo Nibali of Italy retained the yellow jersey. Kittel led at the end of the 163.5-kilometer (101-mile) ride from Le Touquet-Paris Plage to Lille Metropole along the Belgian border. Read More »

Monday Sports Minute: Bay Area Series, World Cup, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Mon 7th July Sports
Two big interleague rivalries start tonight with games in Oakland and Washington. The Athletics are playing host to the nearby San Francisco Giants in a game that features the divisional leader from the American League West against the second-place team from the National League West.Read More »

Former Blazer, Dookie Signs With Heat

By Jim McCoy Mon 7th July SportsJosh McRoberts
Josh McRoberts has agreed to sign a four-year contract with the Miami Heat, a deal that could be worth about $23 million. His agent, Mike Conley Sr., said Monday McRoberts will get the full mid-level exception, starting at about $5.3 million next season.Read More »

Golf's French Open Update

By Jim McCoy Thu 3rd July SportsFrench OpenGolf
In his French Open debut, Kevin Stadler shot a bogey-free 7-under 64 to lead by a stroke after the first round on Thursday. The American golfer, who won the Phoenix Open in February and shared eighth place at the Masters in April, made seven birdies on a punishing golf course that will host the Ryder Cup in 2018. "Not making bogey was something I didn't think possible in my practRead More »


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