KWBG Sports for August 29th

Posted on 29 August 2013 by KWBG

NEW YORK (AP) – Rain wiped out a good portion of the schedule Wednesday at the U.S. Open. Among the winners were third-seed Agnieszka Radwanska (ahg-nee-ESH’-kuh rahd-VAHN’-skuh) and fifth-seed Li Na (lee nah) for the women and men’s third-seed Andy Murray and No. 6 Juan Martin del Potro (wahn mar-TEEN’ dehl POHT’-roh). Venus Williams was a second-round loser to China’s Jie Zheng, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6.

BOSTON (AP) – The Red Sox have won four straight after last night’s 4-3 win over Baltimore. Pinch hitter Mike Carp’s bloop single to left in the eighth inning dropped just beyond the glove of Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado, scoring Jarrod Saltalamacchia (sahl-tah-lah-MAH’-kee-ah) from second base with the tiebreaking run. Chris Davis of the Orioles hit his major league-leading 47th home run.

ATLANTA (AP) – The Braves took the second game of their three-game series with Cleveland, 3-2. Chris Johnson singled to left with two outs in the ninth inning to drive in the winning run. Winning at home is nothing new for the Braves ars they are 46-18 at Turner Field.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) – Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Johnny Manziel (man-ZEHL’) will be sitting out the first half of this Saturday’s Texas A&M game with Rice. He has been suspended by A&M and the NCAA for his part in signing autographs. It was determined that he did not receive compensation for the signings.

VAIL, Colo. (AP) – Skier Lindsey Vonn is doing better and plans to ski this weekend. The four-time overall World Cup champion has been rehabbing her surgically repaired right knee is eying a return to competitive skiing in late November with an eye on next year’s Olympic Games in Russia.

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