OYONNAX, France — French rider Tony Gallopin led a late breakaway in a show of opportunism and savvy racing to win the 11th stage of the Tour de France today as Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead.
Not that much was needed to spice up the Seahawks’ rematches this year with the Denver Broncos, but just in case, a verbal volley from Seattle middle linebacker Bobby Wagner helped reignite the rivalry Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota pulled up a chair Tuesday as the stars descended upon Target Field. Power, speed and savvy filled the lineup cards, and it was just a matter of how all these skills would spill out on the field during the Midsummer Classic.
BESANCON, France — With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, Vincenzo Nibali’s path is wide open to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.
PULLMAN — Tyler Bruggman, a redshirt-freshman quarterback from Phoenix who was one of the highest-rated recruits of Mike Leach’s tenure at Washington State, is transferring out of the WSU program, according to the fan site WazzuWatch.com.
RIO DE JANEIRO — The World Cup title for Joachim Loew and his “golden generation” crowned a process that was 10 years in the making. With a talented crop of new players coming through, the future looks bright for Germany.