Teixeira homers in 8th, lifts Yankees over Mariners 2-1

...division rival Baltimore. He's 4-0 with a 2.93 ERA in his last five starts. The RHP allowed homers to Caleb Joseph and Jimmy Paredes in a win May 7 at Yankee Stadium.COPPER TOPRodney got a few laughs and stares when he strode into the Mariners clubhouse...
Today In Sports History for July 8

...Casals for the women's doubles title; and pairs with Owen Davidson for the mixed doubles title.1984 - John McEnroe routs Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in 100-degree heat to win Wimbledon.1990 - West Germany wins the World Cup, with Andreas...
Djokovic beats Federer for title

...Add five Australian Opens and one U.S. Open, and his nine major titles push him ahead of folks such as Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl and put the 28-year-old Serb more than halfway to Federer's record of 17."He's clearly making...
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No. 1 Djokovic, No. 2 Federer in final today

...a stiff left shoulder won't be a problem Sunday - would raise his major title count to nine, one more than Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry or Ken Rosewall.No one has won two Wimbledon championships in a row since Federer collected...
Catholic Church gets win in liberal California Legislature

...polls have found most state voters support allowing terminally ill people to receive life-ending drugs.State Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, a Los Angeles Democrat who serves on the health committee, said his office received calls from Catholic constituents...
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Bouchard, Halep lose Wimbledon openers; Federer, Nadal win

...95th-ranked Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan.OLD HANDAt 37, Tommy Haas is the oldest man to win a match at the All England Club since Jimmy Connors was 38 in 1991. After getting past 86th-ranked Dusan Lajovic in four sets in the first round, Haas will have a tougher...
Slack Tide: 49 meditations on a sunny Alaska summer

...Throughout history nearly every culture has paid homage to the sun in religion, myth and iconography. Also in TV commercials for Jimmy Dean sausage.21. I can't tell if those are carrots or weeds sprouting up in our garden, but they're growing like a boss...
Brady waiting for decision

...Bowl champions and a team led by another star quarterback. Ben Roethslisberger vs. Tom Brady? Wow! Roethslisberger vs. Jimmy Garoppolo? Woe.A court injunction could allow Brady to play in that game and others. But that poses the danger that the...
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Brady suspended 4 games Dallas. He will return the week of a Patriots-Colts AFC championship rematch in Indianapolis.He would be replaced by Jimmy Garoppolo, a 2014 second-round selection from Eastern Illinois who won the Walter Payton award as the best player in the...
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Today In Sports History for Sunday, May 3

1902 - Alan-a-Dale, ridden by Jimmy Winkfield, wins the Kentucky Derby by a nose over Inventor giving Winkfield his second straight Derby victory. Winkfield is the...


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