Sports: Tigers end first half with 6-1 loss in Toronto
The Tigers lost 6-1 in Toronto. Anibal Sanchez, pressed back into the starting rotation due to injuries, was again ineffective. Sanchez gave up 5 runs on 8 hits in 4 innings pitched to fall to 5-10. His earned run average is 6.75. The Tigers were not able to do much against Toronto knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dickey. Cameron Maybin had two hits to raise his average to .341. The Jays capped the scoring with another run in the 8th. The Indians blew a chance to pad their lead over the Tigers in the Central, losing three of four at home to the Yankees. The Indians lead the Tigers by 6 ½ games. All of the Tigers take the week off, except for Miguel Cabrera, the lone representative in the All-Star game, which will be tomorrow in San Diego. The Tigers host the Royals this Friday.
The Battle Creek Bombers beat the Rockford Rivets 4-2. A dominant outing from Cody Puckett in his first start of the year gave the Bombers the win. Puckett gave up just three hits though the first six. With the win the Bombers move 21-20, back above .500. The Bombers will finish off the season series against the Rivets tonight at 7:05 at C.O. Brown Stadium as Battle Creek looks to sweep the two-game set with Tommy Parsons on the hill.
Andy Murray has earned a second Wimbledon championship for Britain in the last three years. The second-seeded Scot disarmed big-serving Milos Raonic, 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 for his third major championship. Britain had gone 77 years without a Wimbledon men's champion before Murray's 2013 title.
Serena Williams won the women’s title at Wimbledon, her record-tying 22nd major tennis tournament.
Portugal wins Euro 2016
Portugal battled France in Paris for this year's European soccer title and beat the home team 1-0 in overtime. Substitute Eder rocketed a right-footed shot past the outstretch arm of diving goalie in extra time to win the Euro 2016 final. The Portuguese won their first championship despite being without captain and star Christiano Ronaldo. He was taken off on a stretcher in the 25th minute with a left knee injury.
Brittany Lang benefited from a penalty assessed to Anna Norqvist in a playoff to win the U.S. Women's Open by three shots. Nordqvist touched the sand with her club in a bunker for a two-stroke penalty on the second extra hole, but the players weren't told of the decision until they were on the next hole. Lang was 6 under in capturing her first major championship.
Paul Goydos shot a 3-under 67 in the final round to win the Champions Tour's Dick's Sporting Goods Open. He finished at 14 under for a two-shot triumph over Wes Short, Jr.
Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas will both be going to Rio. Biles, the three-time world gymnastics champion, secured her spot on the U.S. Olympic last night. Douglas, the defending Olympic champion who's been struggling recently, finished third on uneven bars. Also on the women's team: Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez.
Brad Keselowski saved just enough gas to win Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Keselowski eked out a heart-thumping victory over Carl Edwards to win his second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and his third at Kentucky Speedway.
Jeter Gets Hitched
New York Yankees' recently retired legend Derek Jeter got married over the weekend to longtime girlfriend and model Hannah Davis. About 100 people were on hand in Napa Valley to witness the bride become Mrs. Jeter.
Tour de France
Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin is the winner of the ninth stage of the Tour de France, finishing up in a hailstorm. Defending champ Chris Froome held onto the overall leader's yellow jersey.
Two-time champion Alberto Contador pulled out due to a fever midway through the stage.