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UNDATED (AP) — There's a full slate of games on today's Major League Baseball schedule, with two matchups to be played this evening. The Oakland Athletics play the Rangers in Texas and the New York Mets play the Dodgers in Los Angeles. With the All-Star game approaching on July 10, the Rangers, Yankees and White Sox are divisional leaders in the American League and the Washington Nationals, Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants lead their respective divisions in the National League.
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Zimbabwe's Brendon de Jonge (deh-YAHNG') had a one-stroke lead going into the final round of the AT&T National just outside the nation's capital. He carded a 2-under-par 69 to get to minus-7 in the weather-delayed third round yesterday. De Jonge is trying to win his first PGA Tour title. Tiger Woods and Bo Van Pelt matched 67s and started today's play at 6 under through 54 holes, as did South Korea's Seung-Yul Noh, who signed for a 69.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — On the first day of free agency in the National Hockey League, the Florida Panthers and goalie Scott Clemmensen agreed to a two-year contract extension. Clemmensen was 14-6-6 in 30 regular-season appearances last season for the Southeast Division champions, and was 1-2 with a 2.35 goals-against average in the playoffs against New Jersey. He'll be entering his fourth year with the Panthers this fall.
SERAING, Belgium (AP) — Rising cycling star Peter Sagan of Slovakia won the first stage of the Tour de France on Sunday ahead of Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland, who retained the overall lead. Defending champion Cadel Evans and fellow title contender Bradley Wiggins of Britain trailed close behind in the pack after the 123-mile loop in Belgium featuring five low-grade climbs.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves signed veteran starter Ben Sheets to a minor-league contract today. The 33-year-old Sheets will report to Double-A Mississippi on Wednesday. The right-hander last pitched in 2010 with Oakland, going 4-9 with a 4.53 ERA in 20 starts.