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Auto racing

NASCAR -- Penalized Nextel Cup's Robby Gordon 25 driver points and 25 owner points, and fined crew chief Gene Nead $25,000 and placed him on probation until Dec. 31 for rule infractions found during July 5 inspection.


ANGELS -- Activated P Justin Speier from 15-day DL. Placed P Chris Resop on 15-day DL.

BRAVES -- Placed P Wilfredo Ledezma on restricted list. Recalled P Jose Ascanio from Double-A Mississippi.

CUBS -- Recalled C Geovany Soto from Triple-A Iowa. Optioned OF Felix Pie to Iowa.

DEVIL RAYS -- Activated 2B B.J. Upton from 15-day DL.

GIANTS -- Signed senior VP-GM Brian Sabean to two-year contract extension.

INDIANS -- Purchased contract of P Jensen Lewis from Triple-A Buffalo.

MARINERS -- Signed OF Ichiro Suzuki to five-year contract extension.

METS -- Named Rickey Henderson outfield, first base and base running coach. Named Howard Johnson hitting coach.

RANGERS -- Activated 1B Mark Teixeira (Mount St. Joseph) from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Victor Diaz to Triple-A Oklahoma.

RED SOX -- Activated P Joel Pineiro from 15-day DL.

ROCKIES -- Placed P Brian Fuentes on 15-day DL. Recalled IF Omar Quintanilla from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

ROYALS -- Acquired P Roman Colon from Tigers for player to be named.


MAVERICKS -- Re-signed G-F Jerry Stackhouse.

NETS -- Re-signed G-F Vince Carter to multi-year contract. Waived F Clifford Robinson.

TRAIL BLAZERS -- Signed G Steve Blake (Maryland) to multi-year contract.


NFL -- Suspended Rams CB Fakhir Brown four games without pay for violation of league's substance abuse policy.


DEVILS -- Named Brent Sutter coach.


Minor leagues

Yesterday's results Lynchburg 11, Frederick 7 Aberdeen 5, Williamsport 1 Norfolk 3, Ottawa 0 Delmarva 3, Hagerstown 2 Erie 10, Bowie 5 Today's games Norfolk at Ottawa, 1:05 p.m. Lynchburg at Frederick, 6:30 p.m. Hagerstown at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m. Aberdeen at Jamestown, 7:05 p.m. Bowie at Erie, 7:05 p.m.

Pro basketball


Today's games No games scheduled Tomorrow's game All-Star Game at Washington, 3:30 p.m.

Pro soccer


Today's games Dallas at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. New England at New York, 7:30 p.m. Salt Lake at Kansas City, 8 p.m. Columbus at Chivas USA, 10:30 p.m. Tomorrow's game Toronto FC at Houston, 8:30 p.m.


Tour de France

Sixth Stage 124 miles from Semur-en-Auxois to Bourg-en-Bresse 1. Tom Boonen, Belgium, Quick Step-Innergetic, 5 hours, 20 minutes, 59 seconds.

2. Oscar Freire, Spain, Rabobank, st.

3. Erik Zabel, Germany, Team Milram, st.

4. Sebastien Chavanel, France, Francaise des Jeux, st.

5. Thor Hushovd, Norway, Credit Agricole, st.

6. Daniele Bennati, Italy, Lampre-Fondital, st.

7. Robert Foerster, Germany, Gerolsteiner, st.

8. Robert Hunter, South Africa, Barloworld, st.

9. Romain Feillu, France, Agritubel, st.

10. Murilo Fischer, Brazil, Liquigas, st.

11. Francisco Ventoso, Spain, Saunier Duval-Prodir, st.

12. Jerome Pineau, France, Bouygues Telecom, st.

13. Robbie McEwen, Australia, Predictor-Lotto, st.

14. Danilo Napolitano, Italy, Lampre-Fondital, st.

15. Geraint Thomas, Britain, Barloworld, st.

16. Enrico Degano, Italy, Barloworld, st.

17. Inaki Isasi, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, st.

18. Fred Rodriguez, United States, Predictor-Lotto, st.

19. Anthony Geslin, France, Bouygues Telecom, st.

20. Sven Krauss, Germany, Gerolsteiner, st. Note: st-same time. Overall Standings (After six stages) 1. Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland, Team CSC, 29:49:55.

2. Andreas Kloden, Germany, Astana, :33.

3. Filippo Pozzato, Italy, Liquigas, :35.

4. David Millar, Britain, Saunier Duval-Prodir, :41.

5. Oscar Freire, Spain, Rabobank, :43.

6. George Hincapie, United States, Discovery Channel, st.

7. Vladimir Gusev, Russia, Discovery Channel, :45.

8. Vladimir Karpets, Russia, Caisse d'Epargne, :46.

9. Erik Zabel, Germany, Team Milram, :48.

10. Mikel Astarloza, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, :49.

11. Thomas Dekker, Netherlands, Rabobank, :51.

12. Benoit Vaugrenard, France, Francaise des Jeux, :52.

13. Jose Ivan Gutierrez, Spain, Caisse d'Epargne, :53.

14. Alberto Contador, Spain, Discovery Channel, :55.

15. Andrey Kashechkin, Kazakhstan, Astana, st.

16. Cadel Evans, Australia, Predictor-Lotto, :56.

17. Ruben Perez, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, st.

18. Michael Rogers, Australia, T-Mobile, :57.

19. Oscar Pereiro, Spain, Caisse d'Epargne, st.

20. Linus Gerdemann, Germany, T-Mobile, :58.

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