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Today's Sports

  • Nolan Ryan group wins auction...

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An investment group led by Hall of Fame pitcher and Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan won a contentious and unusual auction for the team early Thursday, beating back a nearly $600 million offer from outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.

    Officials in federal bankruptcy court announced the winning bid to cheers and a standing ovation in the packed courtroom, shortly before 1 a.m. and some 10 hours after the auction began.

  • Women's golf: Schmitt takes...

    Things are tight at the top of the leaderboard following day one of the Los Alamos City Championship women’s tournament with a pair of tournament veterans duking it out for the top spot.

    Not far behind, however, are three players within three shots of the lead heading into the second day of the two-day event.

  • Men's golf: Curt Norman...

    Heading into day two, the 2010 Los Alamos City Championship men’s title is still very much up for grabs.

    The City tournament, which is being hosted by Los Alamos Golf Course, will start its second round at 8:30 a.m.

    Heading into today’s play, four players are within five strokes of the lead, while day one leader Curt Norman will try to hold on to his two-shot lead over a pair of past City champions.

  • Golf: Stam takes early senior...

    John Stam shot an even-par 36 on the front side of Los Alamos Golf Course Saturday to put himself in the driver’s seat for the 2010 City Championship senior men’s title.

    Stam will head into the second round this morning with a 2-shot edge over Reid Griffith and a 3-shot advantage over John Montoya.

    The second and final round of the Los Alamos City Championship is scheduled for today. Tee-time is slated for 8:30 a.m.

  • Tennis: LATC tourney wraps up...

    The men’s and women’s finals of the Los Alamos Tennis Club’s tournament are scheduled for this morning at Urban Park.

    The two-day tournament will conclude today with the final round in the singles and doubles brackets. The men’s final, which pits Andrei Vakhtin against Billy Wilton, will start at 9 a.m., while the women’s final, in which Warapa Prime will take on Lynne Higdon, is set for a 9:30 a.m. start. Other matches will start at various times today.

  • Football: Owens practices with...

    GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Terrell Owens arrived fashionably late, received a white jersey with his favorite number, and got a smattering of applause for doing even the simplest thing.

    Every catch was an event.

    A few thousand fans showed up for Owens' first practice with the Cincinnati Bengals, who signed him to a one-year deal on Thursday evening, then got a glimpse of what the 36-year-old receiver has left.

  • Tennis: LATC hosting tournament...

    The Los Alamos Tennis Club will once again be hosting its championship tournament this weekend.

    LATC’s tournament, which is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at Urban Park, is expecting 40 participants this year for its men’s and women’s draws.

    Saturday’s play starts at 8 a.m.

    Tournament director Bob Tonelli said most of the participants in the men’s side are from Los Alamos but the women’s side will have several out-of-town competitors included.

  • Running: Romero picks up win at...

    Nathan Romero was the top predictor at this week’s Atomic City Roadrunners’ pace race.

    This week’s pace race, held Tuesday, started at Piñon Park in White Rock.

    Romero finished the race just 17 seconds off his predicted finish time Tuesday, topping next-closest finisher Bob Weeks by four seconds. Karen Thorn was 35 seconds off.

    Ben Rees was the top finisher on the 1-mile course Tuesday, completing the short course in 6:27. Jackie Peckham was the top female finisher with her time of 28:15.

  • Golf: NNMSMGA results this week

    Here are the results from the Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Association tournaments held at San Juan Country Club and Piñon Hills Country Club earlier this week.

    San Juan Country Club

    Monday

    First flight

    First low gross

    Chuck Padilla, Las Vegas, 80.

    Second low gross

    Steve Martinez, Santa Fe, 81.

    First low net

    Al Rey, Santa Fe, 69.

    Second low net

    Dennis Saiz, Santa Fe, 72.

    Second flight

    First low gross

  • Football: Haynesworth getting no...

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Albert Haynesworth finally showed up for work — and quickly learned the Washington Redskins won't be cutting him any slack.

    On the eve of the first day of training camp, Haynesworth ended his months-long boycott of the team by meeting Wednesday morning with coach Mike Shanahan. Hardly sympathetic to the plight of a player who recently received a $21 million bonus, the coach wasn't about to let bygones by bygones.