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  • Slumping Choo to remain in lineup

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Texas Rangers - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Rangers manager Ron Washington said he plans to keep putting Shin-Soo Choo in the lineup, despite Choo's continuing slump in the month of June. Choo is hitting .132...
  • Puppies, pirates among Balboa Island Parade participants

    Puppies, pirates among Balboa Island Parade participants
    A band of pirates invaded Balboa Island over the weekend. So did gangs of puppies, Indian princesses and baton twirlers. All were among the 114 entries and more than 1,000 participants in the 21st annual Balboa Island Parade. About 3,000 spectators...
  • Cycling: Baranoski comes up short to Dawkins

    Cycling: Baranoski comes up short to Dawkins
    Matt Baranoski's days at Penn State this past year were extremely regimented. Up at 6 every morning, then in the gym or on the rollers training by 7. After training two hours or so, it was time for a shower, and class from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or so every...
  • Is that Jimmy Fallon? No, it's Scott Adams

    Is that Jimmy Fallon? No, it's Scott Adams
    If you watched this week's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," you saw Fallon and numerous guest stars, such as J-Lo walking and Pitbull playing giant beer pong, but one person you did not see was Orlando's Scott Adams. That's too bad because the...
  • In Brazil, World Cup party is just getting started

    The World Cup is seven days old, and I am pleased to report I have felt safe, have not been robbed, have made it to every stadium with time to spare, have not had any travel interrupted by labor strikes, have not personally encountered any protests...
  • Moreland's season-ending surgery further weakens Rangers

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Texas Rangers - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- When the season began, the Texas Rangers had more power-hitting first baseman than they knew what to do with. Then the seemingly indestructible Prince Fielder...
  • World Cup round-up: Spain eliminated from World Cup

    World Cup round-up: Spain eliminated from World Cup
    It is a stunning end to one of the most dominant eras in international soccer. Spain, which won two European championships and the 2010 World Cup, was eliminated from the World Cup after two games and two losses. An undeniable dynasty, Spain was the...
  • King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate throne

    King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate throne
    King Juan Carlos, who led Spain through its transition to democracy in the 1970s, has decided to abdicate, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Monday. Crown Prince Felipe, 46, will succeed his father, Rajoy said. The 76-year-old monarch will...
  • World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown

    World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown
    The easy adage is scoreless draws are a boring indictment of the beautiful game. Mexico and Brazil proved otherwise in an up-and-down, back-and-forth game on Tuesday. While neither team could find the net -- Mexico has goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa to...
  • Netherlands downs Australia, earns ticket to World Cup round of 16

    Netherlands downs Australia, earns ticket to World Cup round of 16
    The Netherlands have become appointment viewing for soccer devotees who crave scoring at a rat-a-tat pace. The Dutch outgunned Australia, 3-2, giving them a whopping eight goals in two World Cup games. Some major league baseball teams would envy such...
  • Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes

    Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes
    When Austin Holland was being considered for his job as the sole seismologist at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in 2009, his interviewer posed a wry question: "Are you going to be able to entertain yourself as a seismologist in Oklahoma?" Back then, the...
  • Chile stuns Spain, 2-0, to eliminate defending World Cup champions

    Chile stuns Spain, 2-0, to eliminate defending World Cup champions
    The dynasty label, overused in sports, might have understated Spain's recent status in international soccer. The Spanish had swept the globe's last three preeminent competitions — the 2010 World Cup and the European Cups in '08 and '12. While...