LOS ANGELES (AP)- The Adrian Gonzalez magic was not enough to prevent the L.A. Dodgers from dropping a 6-2 decision to Miami yesterday. The recently acquired first baseman, who hit a three-run homer in his first Dodger at-bat Saturday night, went two for four with an RBI but Mark Buehrle (BUR’-lee) held the Dodgers to one run over five and two-thirds innings to win his 12th game.
RENTON, Wash. (AP)- Terrell Owens’ NFL return lasted less than three weeks before the Seattle Seahawks released the 38-year-old receiver who ranks second in NFL history with 153 touchdowns. Owens dropped a couple of wide open pass attempts for the Seahawks, who cut him to get down to 75-man roster.
COQUITLAM, British Columbia (AP) – History was made on the LPGA Tour yesterday. The 15-year-old Lydia Ko, a South Korean-born New Zealander, won the Canadian Women’s Open to become the youngest winner in LPGA Tour history and only the fifth amateur champion.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) – A team from Japan, beat Goodlettsville, Tenn., 12-2 to win the Little League World Series. A day after pounding out a 24-16 win over California in the U.S. title game, the Goodlettsville sluggers could only muster two hits – solo shots by Brock Myers and Lorenzo Butler.
NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam of the tennis season, starts its two-week run today at the Arthur Ashe stadium in Flushing. Fifth women’s seed Serena Williams, who’s trying to continue her hot summer following victories at Wimbledon and the Olympics, plays fellow American Coco Vandeweghe (VAHN’-deh-way) as she opens her quest for a fourth U.S. Open title.