Monday, 4 July 2011

U.S. Cyclist Wins Tour Stage on July 4th

On Monday, Tyler Farrar became the first American to win a stage of the Tour de France on the Fourth of July. It was his first stage win in cycling's showcase race, and he dedicated the victory to the late Wouter Weylandt of Belgium.

Sunday, 3 July 2011

Novak Djokovic Beats Rafael Nadal to Win Wimbledon Title

Novak Djokovic won the men's Wimbledon title on Sunday with a four sets win over Rafael Nadal. Djokovic, who has won 48 of 49 matches this year, beat the defending champion 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3.

Daytona Redemption for David Ragan

David Ragan rebounded from his disappointment in the Daytona 500 to score his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win in Saturday night's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Brad Richards Agrees to 9-year Deal With Rangers

Center Brad Richards, considered the biggest prize in this year's underwhelming free-agent market, struck it rich Saturday when he agreed to a nine-year, $60 million deal with the New York Rangers.

U.S. Women Advance to World Cup Quarterfinals

The U.S. advanced to the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup with a 3-0 rout of Colombia Saturday. The two-time World Cup champions outshot Columbia 27-12 in the shutout win.

David Ragan Redeems Himself at Daytona With 1st Win

David Ragan earned the first Sprint Cup victory of his career Saturday night with a push from teammate Matt Kenseth that helped Ragan atone for one of the biggest gaffe's of his young career.