Aspen–The Glenwood Springs Defiance Rugby Club will battle the Gentlemen of Aspen Saturday, July 2nd at 3 O’clock. The match will be played in Aspen.
Denver–The Colorado Rockies dropped a 6-4 decision to the Chicago White Sox yesterday at Coors Field. The Kansas City Royals are in town this weekend to wrap up interleague play.
Elsewhere in sports…
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) – Top seed Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak
Djokovic (JOH’-koh-vihch) have advanced to Sunday’s men’s final at
Wimbledon. Nadal was a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 winner against fourth
seed Andy Murray, who was trying to become the first Brit to win
the event s936. Djokovic beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (SAHNG’-guh)
7-6, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3 to claim the top spot when the world rankings
come out on Monday.
TORONTO (AP) – The Philadelphia Phillies rallied for a 7-6
victory in Toronto on Ryan Howard’s two-run single in their final
at-bat. Shane Victorino had three hits and two RBIs for the
Phillies, who have won seven times when trailing after seven
innings this season. The Phils are a major league-best 52-31.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago White Sox scored four times in the
seventh to turn a 4-2 deficit into a 6-4 win over the Cubs. Alexei
Ramirez knotted the score with a two-run blast before Juan Pierre
laced a two-run triple. The rally came an inning after Aramis
Ramirez gave the Cubs a two-run cushion with his 300th career home
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The negotiating teams led by NFL Commissioner
Roger Goodell (guh-DEHL’) and players’ association chief DeMaurice
(deh-MOHR’-ihs) Smith resumed talks only about six hours after
ending a 15-hour session that lasted until early this morning. The
sides met for a couple of hours and will return to the table next
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Philadelphia Flyers have inked forward
Jaromir Jagr (YAH’-roh-meer YAH’-gur) to a one-year contract on the
first day of the NHL’s free-agent signing period. The 39-year-old
former NHL MVP has spent the past three seasons playing in Russia.
He’d been mulling over a one-year offer to rejoin his original
team, the Penguins, before ultimately deciding to play on the other
end of Pennsylvania.