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Trimble, U.S. win second straight in Pan Am Games

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Melo Trimble and the United States qualify for the Pan Am Games semifinals.

Maryland guard Melo Trimble had five points, five rebounds and four assists Wednesday night as the United States (2-0) rolled to a 102-70 men's basketball victory over Puerto Rico (0-2) on Wednesday night in its second game of preliminary-round play at the Pan American Games in Toronto. Playing 21 minutes off the bench, Trimble shot 1-for-5 from the field (1-for-2 on 3-point attempts) and committed three turnovers. The win guaranteed that the Americans would advance to the medal-round semifinals Friday. The U.S. will conclude preliminary-round play tonight at 9 p.m. against 2-0 Brazil in a game to decide the No. 1 seed for Group A. The game will be shown live on ESPN2. In his first game Tuesday, Trimble had five points on 2-for-5 from the field as the United States rallied from a 41-33 halftime deficit to earn an 85-62 victory over Venezuela. In 12 minutes off the bench, Trimble had one assist and three turnovers and three personal fouls.

More Pan American Games: Competing for Trinidad & Tobago, Coppin State's Deandra Daniel finished 15th in the high jump on Wednesday. Her best effort was a clearance of 1.75 meters on her first attempt. ... Christina Epps (Coppin State) finished seventh (13.85 meters) in the women's triple jump Tuesday.

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Navy-Notre Dame will be in San Diego in '18

Navy and Notre Dame will play their annual rivalry football game at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego in 2018, the first meeting between the longtime rivals west of the Mississippi River. The Fighting Irish and Midshipmen have played 88 times and earlier this month agreed to play in Jacksonville, Fla., in 2016. The teams will play this season Oct. 10 in South Bend, Ind. The 2018 game is set for Oct. 27. San Diego hosts the largest naval fleet in the world and is home to more than 35,000 sailors, soldiers, Department of Defense civilian employees and contractors. Military bases include U.S. Navy facilities, Marine Corps bases and Coast Guard stations. Navy is 3-4 in San Diego, defeating Brigham Young in the inaugural Holiday Bowl in 1978 and winning two Poinsettia Bowls.

Boxing: Welterweight Yurii "The Baby-Faced Assassin" Polischuk of Alexandria, Va., will fight Anthony Prescott of Cherry Hill, N.J., in the six-round main event of a professional boxing card Friday night at the Horseshoe Casino. The co-feature will pit heavyweights Mike "Silverback" Balogun of Upper Marlboro, a former linebacker at Oklahoma, against Baltimore's Lonnie Kornegay. For ticket information, call 702-351-7699.

Varsity girls lacrosse: After working with the Severn program for eight years, including a stint as the junior varsity coach, Erin McCarthy has been promoted to varsity coach. McCarthy replaces Renie Sotiropoulos, who stepped down after leading the Admirals for 20 years and compiling a 232-127 record. McCarthy inherits a Severn team that finished 12-7 last season and fell to John Carroll in the A Conference quarterfinals.

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WNBA: Indiana Fever guard Marissa Coleman (Maryland) made the All-Star team for the first time Tuesday night, when she was voted onto the Eastern Conference team as a reserve. The All-Star Game will be Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Uncasville, Conn. Coleman leads the Fever with 13 points per game and is averaging 4.0 rebounds. The Eastern reserve squad also included Mystics frontcourt players Stefanie Dolson and Emma Meesseman. Atlanta Dream forward-guard Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) was voted among the starters earlier in the month. ... McCoughtry scored 14 points and went over 4,000 for her career in the Dream's 97-92 loss to the host Chicago Sky on Tuesday night. ... Kristi Toliver (Maryland) scored 10 points to help the host Los Angeles Sparks (3-12) earn a 70-65 victory over the Phoenix Mercury (9-7) on Tuesday night to end a five-game losing streak. On Wednesday night, Toliver scored a team-high 16 points in defeat as the host Sparks lost, 59-53, to the New York Liberty (12-5).

NFL: The Ravens placed undrafted wide receiver Cam Worthy on the physically-unable-to-perform list Wednesday as rookies reported to training camp. Worthy learned he had a stress fracture in his foot this spring after initially fracturing his foot in the Medal of Honor all-star game.

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Youth soccer: A 2-0 win over Dallas Texans 00 Red helped Fewster FC move to the top of Under-15 Boys Group B with one day of group play remaining at the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Tulsa, Okla. Brenden Hollingsworth scored in the 14th minute and Benjamin Stitz in the final minute. ... Baltimore Celtic 97/98 lost, 5-2, to Santa Barbara SC White in Under-17 Group A play despite goals by Thomas Wang on a volley and Charles Pulliam III.

Baseball: The Pittsburgh Pirates have selected the contract of former Oriole Pedro Florimon from Triple-A Indianapolis, where he was hitting .254 with two home runs, 18 RBIs and 20 runs in 60 games. He was the Minnesota Twins' starting shortstop in 2013, hitting .221 in 134 games. Starting shortstop Jordy Mercer has a sprained knee and is likely out until September.

Women's college basketball: Navy named Ashley Langford an assistant coach. She was an assistant at Denver the past three seasons. Langford, who replaces Alison Montgomery, now the head coach at Bates, attended Tulane.

Girls golf: Aneka Seumanutafa of Frederick defeated Mariel Galdiano of Pearl City, Hawaii, 2 and 1, in first-round match play at the Girls' U.S. Junior Amateur at Tulsa (Okla.) Country Club.

 

 

 

 

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