Wednesday, July 23, 2014

National Sports

UConn wins 2014 National Championship
The Connecticut Huskies defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54, winning the 2014 NCAA Basketball National Championship Monday night in Arlington, Texas.

Brewers say "no deal yet" with free agent SP Garza
30-year-old in talks with team

Alex Rodriguez suspended from MLB for 2014 season
Rodgers ruled out for Sunday's game with Steelers
Will miss seventh straight game

Poor shooting costs Marquette against Ohio State
The 17th ranked Marquette Golden Eagles lost to the 10th-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes 52-35 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Saturday afternoon in Milwaukee.

MLB expected to suspend Alex Rodriguez through 2014 on Monday
Cal Ripken Jr. offers $100,000 for arrest, conviction of mom's kidnapper
Baltimore Orioles "Iron Man" Cal Ripken Jr. announced a $100,000 reward Thursday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man who kidnapped his mother for a day last year, a case that is still unsolved.

Kanaan takes late lead, wins Indy 500
Tony Kanaan took the lead with just four laps to go in the Indianapolis 500 Sunday. One lap later, Dario Franchitti slammed into the wall, and the resulting caution gave Kanaan his first Indy 500 win after 12 years of heartbreak on the Indy track.

No Triple Crown - Oxbow wins Preakness
Oxbow beat out heavy favorite Orb in the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, the second race of the Triple Crown of horse racing.

Adam Scott wins the 2013 Masters in a sudden-death playoff
Adam Scott became the first Australian to win a Masters championship after defeating Angel Cabrera in a sudden-death playoff.