Originally created 06/29/02

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MINOR-LEAGUE BASEBALL

  • South Georgia at Augusta GreenJackets, 7:15 p.m.
  • ARENAFOOTBALL2

  • Augusta Stallions at Roanoke Steam, 7:30 p.m.
  • AUTO RACING

  • 2:30 p.m.-NASCAR, Craftsman Truck Series, GNC Live Well 200, at West Allis, Wis. (ESPN)
  • -CART, qualifying for Grand Prix of Chicago, at Cicero, Ill. (SPEED)
  • 4-Tra, Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, at Lexington, Ohio (same-day tape) (CBS-Ch. 12)
  • 7:30-IRL, Suntrust Indy Challenge, at Richmond, Va. (ESPN)
  • 9-NHRA, qualifying for Sears Craftsman Nationals, at Madison, Ill. (same-day tape) (ESPN2)
  • BOXING

  • 9:45 p.m.-Champion Wladimir Klitschko (38-1-0) vs. Ray Mercer (30-4-1), for WBO heavyweight championship, at Atlantic City, N.J. (HBO)
  • GOLF

  • 10 a.m.-European PGA Tour, Irish Open, third round, at Cork, Ireland (Golf Channel)
  • 3 p.m.-USGA, U.S. Senior Open Championship, third round, at Owings Mills, Md. (NBC-Ch. 26)
  • 4-PGA Tour, St. Jude Classic, third round, at Memphis, Tenn. (ABC-Ch. 6)
  • 4:30-LPGA, ShopRite LPGA Classic, second round, at Galloway, N.J. (Golf Channel)
  • HORSE RACING

  • 5 p.m.-Thoroughbreds, Molly Pitcher Breeders' Cup Handicap, at Oceanport, N.J., Mother Goose Stakes, at Elmont, N.Y., and Arlington Classic, at Arlington Heights, Ill. (CBS-Ch. 12)
  • 11-Thoroughbreds, Beverly Hills Handicap, at Inglewood, Calif. and Texas Stallion Stakes, at Grand Prairie, Texas (same-day tape) (ESPN2)
  • MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

  • 1 p.m.-Regional coverage, N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox, or Atlanta at Boston (Fox-Ch. 54)
  • 4-Regional coverage, San Francisco at Oakland (Fox-Ch. 54)
  • SOCCER

  • 1:30 p.m.-World Cup, third place match, South Korea at Turkey at Daegu, South Korea (same-day tape) (ABC-Ch. 6)
  • 4-MLS, MetroStars at New England (ESPN2)
  • -WUSA, San Jose at Boston (PAX)
  • TENNIS

  • 8 a.m.-Wimbledon Championships, third round, at London (TNT)
  • Noon-Wimbledon Championships, third round, at London (same-day tape) (NBC-Ch. 26)
  • SPORTS SHOWS

  • 6 p.m.-SportsCenter (ESPN)
  • 10-Regional Sports Report (Fox Sports Net)
  • 11-SportsCenter (ESPN)
  • 11-Sports Tonight (CNN)
  • AUTO RACING

  • 2 p.m.-NASCAR, Craftsman Truck Race (Augusta, WBBQ-AM 1340)
  • MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

  • 12:15 p.m.-Pre-game, Atlanta at Boston (Augusta, WGAC-AM 580; Louisville, WPEH-FM 92.1, WPEH-AM 1420)
  • 1-Atlanta at Boston (Augusta, WGAC-AM 580; Louisville, WPEH-FM 92.1, WPEH-AM 1420)
  • MINOR-LEAGUE BASEBALL

  • 7 p.m.-South Georgia at Augusta (Augusta, WRDW-AM 1480, WRDW-AM 1630)
  • ATLANTA BRAVES

    Saturday/at Boston/1:15 p.m./FOX

    Sunday/at Boston/1:05 p.m./TBS

    Monday/Montreal/7:35 p.m./TBS

    Tuesday/Montreal/7:35 p.m./TBS

    Wednesday/Montreal/7:05 p.m./Fox Sports South

    For tickets, call (404) 522-7630

    AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS

    Saturday/South Georgia/7:15 p.m.

    Sunday/South Georgia/2:15 p.m.

    Monday/Capital City/7:15 p.m.

    Tuesday/Capital City/7:15 p.m.

    Wednesday/at Capital City/7:05 p.m.

    For tickets, call (706) 736-7889

    AUGUSTA STALLIONS

    Saturday/at Roanoke, 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday/Off

    Monday/Off

    Tuesday/Off

    Wednesday/Off

    For tickets, call (706) 738-9539 or Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center

    To be included in the Sports Digest, submit information to The Augusta Chronicle by faxing us at (706) 823-3408 or calling (706) 823-3337.

    Suzanne Lenglen of France becomes the first player to win three Wimbledon titles in one year, taking the singles, doubles and mixed doubles in 1920.

    June 29

    1906

    Alex Smith shoots a record 295 to beat brother Willie in the U.S. Open.

    1933

    Primo Carnera knocks out Jack Sharkey in the sixth round at the Long Island City Bowl to win the world heavyweight title.

    1947

    Betty Jameson wins the U.S. Women's Open by six strokes over amateurs Sally Sessions and Rolly Riley.

    1952

    Louise Suggs beats Betty Jameson and Marlene Bauer by seven strokes to win the U.S. Women's Open.

    1956

    Charles Dumas becomes the first high jumper to clear 7 feet, jumping 7 feet, 5/8 -inches in the U.S. Olympic trials at Los Angeles.

    1957

    Jackie Pung loses the U.S. Women's Open when she turns in an incorrect scorecard. Betsy Rawls is declared the winner.

    1969

    Donna Caponi beats Peggy Wilson by one stroke to win the U.S. Women's Open.

    1990

    Dave Stewart of the Oakland A's pitches the first of two no-hitters on this day, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0. Fernando Valenzuela of the Los Angeles Dodgers duplicates Stewart's feat, throwing a 6-0 no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals. It's the first time in major-league history that two no-hitters are pitched in the two leagues on the same day.

    1991

    Britain's Nick Brown scores a big upset at Wimbledon, beating 10th-seeded Goran Ivanisevic 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in the second round. Brown, at 591 the lowest-ranked player in the men's championship, posts the biggest upset, based on comparative rankings, since the ATP began compiling world rankings in 1973.

    1994

    Martina Navratilova sets a Wimbledon record, playing her 266th career match. Navratilova passes Billie Jean King's record of 265 when she and Manon Bollegraf beat Ingelisa Driehuis and Maja Muric 6-4, 6-2 in a doubles quarterfinal.

    2001

    Russian swimmer Roman Sludnov becomes the first person to swim the 100-meter breaststroke in under a minute, breaking a world record for the second time in two days at the national championships in Moscow. Sludnov finishes in 00:59.97.



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