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Baker rejoins Wild defense

WENATCHEE -- The Wenatchee Wild, preparing for their first season as members of the British Columbia Hockey League, are pleased to announce the return of Ben Baker for his second season with the team.

Top American drops out of Tour de France

German Simon Geschke won the 17th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday, as American Tejay van Garderen abandoned the event due to illness.

Bills’ Goodwin wins silver at Pan Am Games

TORONTO — National Football League speedster Marquise Goodwin turned heads at the Pan American Games by winning a silver medal in men’s long jump on Wednesday.

Djokovic, Williams head elite fields for U.S. Open

NEW YORK — Wimbledon champions and world No. 1s Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams head the field for the men’s and women’s events at this year’s U.S. Open, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday.

Perry returns in goal for Wild

WENATCHEE -- The Wenatchee Wild, proud members of the British Columbia Hockey League, have announced that Chase Perry has signed to return in goal for the Wild, as the team prepares for its first season in the BCHL.

Golfers qualify for state championship

MOSES LAKE -- Three North Central Washington golfers have qualified for the Washington Junior Golf Association State Championship. Sean Couture of Ephrata, Ethan Boyd of Soap Lake, Hunter Swartz of Malaga earned their state spots with their performances at the WJGA District 4 tuornament, held Monday and Tuesday at Moses Lake Golf Club. Couture finished fifth in the boys 16-17 division, shooting rounds of 79 and 78. Dakota Glover of Oroville finished 12th with rounds of 86 and 85. Griffin Parsons of East Wenatchee was 16th with rounds of 89 ...

AppleSox beat BlueJackets

BREMERTON -- The Wenatchee AppleSox came out of the West Cost League all-star break in fine fashion Tuesday.

McClendon, Jackson return to Detroit

DETROIT — For manager Lloyd McClendon and center fielder Austin Jackson, the return to Detroit is a little less hectic this time. It’s the second time they’ve returned to Comerica Park with the Mariners after their long stints with the Tigers.

Feds end prosecution of Bonds

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Justice formally abandoned its pursuit of criminal prosecution against former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds on Tuesday.

Zeng thrives at Pan Ams as women’s baseball debuts

TORONTO — U.S. rhythmic gymnast Laura Zeng increased her gold medal haul to five, women’s baseball made a landmark debut and hosts Canada had their least productive day at the Pan American Games on Monday.

Pele leaves hospital after back surgery

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Brazilian soccer legend Pele left the hospital on Monday after undergoing back surgery, the latest in a series of health complications for the 74-year-old former star striker.

AppleSox player Amaral born into baseball

What’s in a name? Well, a lot actually (all due respect to Will Shakespeare’s Juliet). Just ask a Bush, a Baldwin or a Manning if their names came equipped with some extra stigmas, expectations or baggage.

Rockwell returns to patrol blueline for Wild

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild, preparing for their first season as members of the British Columbia Hockey League, are pleased to announce the return of Tyler Rockwell for his second season with the team.