News archive from 10 July 2011

Derek Jeter HRs for 3,000th hit in 5-4 Yankees win over Rays

Derek Jeter HRs for 3,000th hit in 5-4 Yankees win over Rays

NEW YORK - Mobbed by his pinstriped pals after the ball sailed into the left-field seats, showered by ovations from his fans, Derek Jeter stood alone - the first New York Yankees player to reach 3,000 hits. A fitting crown for the captain, on a sunny...

 
Derek Jeter HRs for 3,000th hit in 5-4 Yankees win over Rays

Derek Jeter HRs for 3,000th hit in 5-4 Yankees win over Rays

NEW YORK - Mobbed by his pinstriped pals after the ball sailed into the left-field seats, showered by ovations from his fans, Derek Jeter stood alone - the first New York Yankees player to reach 3,000 hits. A fitting crown for the captain, on a sunny...

 

Pirates activate former 1st round pick Alvarez from disabled list, option him to Triple-A

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates activated slugging third baseman Pedro Alvarez from the disabled list on Saturday and immediately optioned him to Triple-A Indianapolis. Alvarez, the 2008 No. 2 overall draft pick who was in his first full...

 

Rangers-A's 7:05 p.m.; Colby Lewis goes ninth win of the season

Amid a tragedy involving one of their fans, the Texas Rangers are understandably shaken. That hasn't derailed them from pounding opponents in the final week before the All-Star break. Looking for a season high-tying sixth consecutive win, AL...

Dallas News, 17:07 in Sport
 

Rangers' Beltre to start All-Star Game after A-Rod backs out with injury

When New York’s Alex Rodriguez, the fan’s selection to start the All-Star Game, announced he would not play Tuesday in Phoenix due to a sore knee, it pushed Adrian Beltre into the starting job. It will be Beltre’s first start in an All-Star Game....

Dallas News, 17:07 in Sport
 

Tigers' Kaline, other members of 3,000-hit club tell what it takes to join

How special is getting 3,000 hits? Maybe we should begin with the list of men who, for various reasons, never made it. Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio. Babe Ruth and Barry Bonds. Mickey Mantle and Lou Gehrig. Names with immortal magic, but not enough...

 

Notre Dame degree big thrill for 90-year-old WWII vet

HUDSON, Ohio - School is out for the summer, but there was a long-belated graduation ceremony Saturday at the Laurel Lake Retirement Community center. Augustus Francis "Gus" Stuhldreher, who turned 90 last week, received an honorary...

 

More Than 20 Shot Dead in Monterrey, Mexico

MEXICO CITY - At least 20 people were killed - even the hot dog vendor outside - when armed men sprayed gunfire on a bar in Monterrey, Mexico, late Friday, the latest sign of the business hub’s slide into violence in the past year and one of three...

 

Panetta Says Defeat of Al Qaeda Is ‘Within Reach’

KABUL, Afghanistan - Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, who arrived in Kabul on Saturday, said the United States was “within reach of strategically defeating Al Qaeda” and that the American focus had narrowed to capturing or killing 10 to 20 crucial...

 
With Low Scores, Tseng Hopes to Raise Profile

With Low Scores, Tseng Hopes to Raise Profile

COLORADO SPRINGS - The best player in women’s golf is winning majors at a pace that puts her ahead of Tiger Woods. At 22, Yani Tseng is 3-up on her contemporary Rory McIlroy in major victories, with four to his one. Keep up with the latest news on The...

 

Bute retains IBF super middleweight title with 4th-round KO of Mendy

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Lucian Bute of Canada retained his IBF super middleweight title Saturday by knocking out Jean-Paul Mendy of France in the fourth round at the Romexpo. Romanian-born Bute's left jab sent Mendy flying face down to the canvas,...

 

Pirates option Alvarez to Triple-A

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates activated slugging third baseman Pedro Alvarez from the disabled list on Saturday and immediately optioned him to Triple-A Indianapolis. Alvarez, the 2008 No. 2 overall draft pick who was in his first full major...

 

Agassi Is Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Andre Agassi used his induction speech Saturday at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I., to thank the sport for all it has given him, including his wife, Steffi Graf, also a Hall of Famer. Agassi acknowledged there were times he...

 

Eighth Stage Is Won by a Portuguese Rider

SUPER-BESSE SANCY, France (AP) - Rui Alberto Costa of Portugal won the eighth stage of the Tour de France after withstanding a late attack from Philippe Gilbert on Saturday, while Thor Hushovd kept the leader’s yellow jersey. Costa waved his hands in...

 

Bears' Forte, Olsen on the lockout and fans calling players greedy

Talk of the lockout has been monotonous to any Chicago Bear willing to address the matter, so Greg Olsen and Matt Forte took a different approach Saturday. During a break at Olsen’s celebrity kickball event for cancer at Grant Park -- an event that...

 

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