KWBG Sports for June 26th

Posted on 26 June 2014 by KWBG

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum (LIHN’-seh-kuhm) has no-hit the San Diego Padres for the second time in less than a year, facing just one batter over the minimum to earn a 4-0 victory. Lincecum struck out six and issued a second-inning walk in joining Christy Mathewson as the only Giants to toss two no-hitters. It’s the third no-hitter of the season following gems by Dodgers hurlers Josh Beckett and Clayton Kershaw.

UNDATED (AP) — The New York Knicks have created some salary cap space and picked up a pair of second-round picks in tonight’s draft as Phil Jackson made his first roster move since becoming team president. The Knicks sent Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton to the Dallas Mavericks for Jose Calderon, Shane Larkin, Samuel Dalembert (DAL’-ehm-behr) and Wayne Ellington. Chandler helped the Mavericks win the NBA championship three years ago.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — John Norwood belted a tiebreaking, solo homer in the eighth inning to lift Vanderbilt past Virginia 3-2 in the third and deciding game of the College World Series. It was Norwood’s first homer since April 19, and Vanderbilt’s first since May 16. The Cavaliers loaded the bases with one out in the eighth before Mike Papi was forced out at home and Brandon Downes grounded out.

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — The United States will advance to the second round of World Cup with a victory or a tie today against Germany, or a tie by Ghana and Portugal. The Americans are 1-0-1 in Group G following a 2-1 win over Ghana and a 2-2 tie with Portugal. The Yanks will be without Jozy Altidore for the second straight game because of a strained hamstring.

LONDON (AP) — Women’s top seed Serena Williams and men’s No. 2 Rafael Nadal highlight today’s Wimbledon schedule as they try to advance to the third round. Yesterday’s winners included Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Venus Williams, Li Na (lee nah) and Agnieszka Radwanska (ahg-nee-ESH’-kuh rahd-VAHN’-skuh). Men’s seventh seed David Ferrer and women’s No. 8 Victoria Azarenka dropped their second-round matches yesterday.

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