Sports Briefs

Posted: Monday, July 28, 2003

Twins wait out rain

The American Legion Twins were unable to play in the double-elimination Region 2 tournament over the weekend in Fairbanks because of rain.

The tournament will be reorganized to single-elimination,with the Twins facing Wasilla Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Wasilla. The loser of that game will be No. 3 seed in the state tournament next week in Fairbanks, while winner will play Fairbanks on Thursday.

On Wednesday night, the Twins will host fund-raising game against the Twins Old-timers at Coral Seymour Memorial Park, beginning at 6 p.m.

Safety injures foot during practice

MACOMB, Ill. St. Louis Rams free safety Jason Sehorn was carted off the field Sunday after injuring his left foot during practice.

Coach Mike Martz said another player might have stepped on Sehorn's foot. X-rays were being taken, and he left the field with his shoe removed.

''Obviously we hope it's just a bruise or a sprain but there's also the possibility that it can be worse,'' Martz said. ''We'll find out. Obviously, we're a little concerned about Jason.''

Sehorn left the New York Giants and signed a $1 million free-agent deal with the Rams. He is expected to be the starter ahead of incumbent Kim Herring.

Newman wins at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. Late caution flags helped Ryan Newman stretch his gas to the end, allowing him to barely hold off hard-charging Kurt Busch and win Sunday at Pocono Raceway.

Newman, who started on the pole, would not have been able to make the final 46 laps without stopping. But crashes involving rookie Casey Mears and Bobby Labonte slowed the field for a total of 12 laps in the Pennsylvania 500.

Newman used the same strategy to win two weeks ago at Chicagoland Speedway.



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