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Griz take on top teams at Elite tourney

The Walla Walla Griz faced some tough opponents at the U16 Seattle Elite wood bat tournament over the weekend, competing in all four games but ultimately losing each.

Babe Ruth semifinals set tonight

The semifinals for the Walla Walla Babe Ruth All-City Tournament have been set after opening games on Saturday.

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Bruins, Twins suffer final-day losses

A pair of local entries ended play in the annual Walla Walla Bruins Class AA American Legion baseball tournament in disappointing fashion on Sunday.

Angels get another walk-off win over M’s

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mike Zunino had just prevented the winning run from scoring with a difficult block. With a runner on third base and two outs in the bottom of the 10th, he forced his body in front of a spiked curveball from Tom Wilhelmsen, taking it off the chest pad and keeping it in front of him. It drew loud groans from the 38,367 fans at Angels Stadium.

Djokovic, Serena win at Day 1 of Wimbledon

LONDON — Serena Williams knew she had to do something — fast. Down 3-1 to a qualifier on the first day of Wimbledon, the top-ranked player was not about to drop the opening set as she did four times during her run to the French Open title.

Chesnut-Bishop win M-F Scramble; Ruzicka aces 18th hole

MILTON-FREEWATER — The team of Matt Chesnut and Jeff Bishop took top gross honors with a 103 at the Milton-Freewater Scramble Invitational at Milton-Freewater Municipal Golf Course over the weekend.

Williams’ late jumper gives Shock 93-89 win over Storm

TULSA, Okla. — Riquna Williams’ step-back jumper put Tulsa up by two with 10.9 seconds left, and the Shock held off the Seattle Storm 93-89 on Sunday to tie the franchise record with their eighth straight victory.

LeBron James reportedly won’t exercise option with Cavaliers

CLEVELAND — For the third time in six seasons, LeBron James is an unrestricted free agent.

Kyle Busch chases Johnson down to win at Sonoma Raceway

SONOMA, Calif. — After two practice sessions at Sonoma Raceway, Kyle Busch spent an evening icing his surgically repaired left foot. He repeated the routine the night before Sunday’s race, all in an effort to minimize pain and give himself the best chance to pick up a much-needed victory.

Gatlin sets meet record to win 200 at US championships

EUGENE — Moments after crossing the finish line, Justin Gatlin turned to his left and pointed at the clock to make sure everyone noticed what he just did.