Open leaders waiting patiently...Hamilton feeling better...Tomlinson retiring
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Final-round play is under way at the U.S. Open in San Francisco, where 2003 champion Jim Furyk (FYOOR'-ihk) and 2010 winner Graeme McDowell shared a two-shot lead after 54 holes at the Olympic Club. Eleven more golfers are within four shots of the lead with 18 holes to play. The co-leaders don't tee off for a few hours yet (6:10 p.m. Eastern).
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) —The leading vote-getter for the American League All-Star team is back with the Rangers but isn't expected to play against the Houston Astros today. Josh Hamilton was released from a hospital yesterday after being treated for an intestinal virus. Manager Ron Washington says Hamilton is day-to-day.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — LaDainian Tomlinson's brilliant 11-year pro football career will officially end Monday after he ceremoniously re-signs with the Chargers. Tomlinson won two rushing titles and a league MVP award during nine seasons with San Diego before spending two years in a New York Jets uniform.
MIAMI (AP) — The Heat host the Thunder tonight for Game 3 in the best-of-seven NBA Finals. Miami gained a split of the opening two games in Oklahoma City with a 100-96 win Thursday night.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — American Melanie Oudin (oo-DAN') and Jelena Jankovic (yeh-LAY'-nuh YANK'-oh-vihch) of Serbia won quarterfinal and semifinal matches today at the rain-delayed Wimbledon tune-up in Birmingham, England. For a second year in a row this grass-court tournament will end on a Monday.