The Insider: Broncos win season finale
The West Central Broncos won their final game of the season 14-8 over the Granite City Renegades on Saturday in New London. Mickell Maloyd had 16 carries for 159 yards and two touchdowns, including a 54-yard score in the fourth quarter to give th...
The West Central Broncos won their final game of the season 14-8 over the Granite City Renegades on Saturday in New London.
Mickell Maloyd had 16 carries for 159 yards and two touchdowns, including a 54-yard score in the fourth quarter to give the Broncos the win.
The Broncos failed the two-point conversion on both touchdowns, but added two points on a Nate Hoberg safety in the second quarter.
Blake Williams had 14 tackles, one sack and one interception, and Jarrett McAllister had seven tackles and a sack.
Anderson wins Eagle Creek Club Stroke Play Championship
Danny Anderson shot a 106 (39-35-32) over 27 holes to win the Men’s Championship Flight on Sunday at Eagle Creek in the Club Stroke Play Championship.
Bill Dale won the Senior Men’s Flight with an 18-hole score of 79 (40-39).
Russ Johnson won Men’s First Flight with an 18-hole score of 77 (38-39).
Lori Jacobson took home the Women’s Championship Flight with an 18-hole score of 79.
Also, on July 12, Ryan Michelson had a hole in one on Hole 11, a par four. Michelson one-hopped a 5 wood in from the tee box 258 yards away.
Greipel wins Tour 15th stage, Froome retains lead
German Andre Greipel of the Lotto-Soudal team won the 15th stage of the Tour de France, a 183-km ride from Mende on Sunday. His compatriot John Degenkolb of Giant-Alpecin was second and Norwegian Alexander Kristoff finished third for Katusha.
U.S. men dominate Pan Am skeet podium; earn Rio berth
Thomas Bayer and Dustin Perry qualified the United States for the skeet shooting competition at the Rio Olympics after winning gold and silver, respectively, in the men’s event at the Pan American Games on Sunday. Bayer, who competed in the shooting world championships in 2010, and Perry, who finished first in skeet at the 2014 USA Shooting national championships, claimed the two available Rio berths at stake while Cuba’s Juan Rodriguez took bronze.
Choi lands first LPGA title at Marathon Classic
Chella Choi, with her father working as her caddie, ended a seven-year wait for a first LPGA title by beating fellow South Korean Jang Ha-na in a playoff for the Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio on Sunday. Choi, 24, parred the first extra hole, the par-five 18th, where overnight leader Jang ran up a bogey six after her approach ended up in rough behind the green.
American Ram lands second Hall of Fame title
American Rajeev Ram pulled off one of the biggest upsets of his career by battling past second seed Ivo Karlovic 7-6(5) 5-7 7-6(2) to clinch his second ATP World Tour title at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championship on Sunday. Six years after winning his first singles crown on the grass surface of Newport in Rhode Island, Ram followed up with another at the venue after fending off the towering Croat in a closely fought final lasting two hours 23 minutes.
FIFA officials tight-lipped ahead of key meeting
FIFA officials gave no clues on Sunday over what to expect from a key meeting on Monday which is expected to choose a date for the presidential election and discuss reforms to soccer’s discredited governing body. FIFA president Sepp Blatter chaired a preliminary meeting of the presidents of the six continental confederations at the headquarters of soccer’s governing body, their first since his shock announcement on June 2 that he intended to quit.
Smooth sailing at Pan Ams, rough waters ahead in Rio
For sailors, the water they raced on at the Pan American Games this week will seem like Perrier compared to the notoriously fetid Guanabara Bay Olympic sailing venue that awaits them at next year’s Rio Summer Games. While yachtsmen battled for Pan Am medals in the clear waters around Toronto’s Center Island, hundreds of sunbathers splashed about in Lake Ontario on a sizzling weekend, a sight unlikely to be repeated in Rio de Janeiro with Olympic sailors who have visited the venue for test events complaining of floating sofas and animal carcasses.
Football used by Patriots in ‘Deflategate’ game sells for over $40,000
One of the balls used by the New England Patriots in the NFL’s 2015 AFC Championship game, in which the team was infamously found to have deflated footballs, sold for more than $40,000 in an auction on Saturday. The winning bidder paid $43,740 for the ball, which receiver Brandon LaFell had handed to a couple in the crowd after a Patriots touchdown in the third quarter of the game against the Indianapolis Colts in January.