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Rory McIlroy Injured

File photo. Allen Kee / ESPN(LONDON) -- Golfing champion Rory McIlroy may withdraw from the upcoming British Open due to an ankle injury.

The star golfer ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing a game of soccer.

McIlroy has not indicated how long he might be out but he says he's "working hard to get back as soon as possible."

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Coghlan, Hendricks lead Cubs to 2-0 win over Marlins
 
     CHICAGO (AP) - Kyle Hendricks threw 7 1-3 strong innings and Chris Coghlan added an RBI single and the Chicago Cubs earned a 2-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday.
 
     Hendricks (4-4) allowed five hits walked one and struck out six.
 
     Marlins starter Mat Latos (3-6) pitched well in the loss. He allowed one run, one hit and two walks in seven innings.
 
     Latos' only shaky inning was the first. He walked Coghlan, gave up a single to Kris Bryant as Coghlan advanced to third. Later in the inning, Latos' wild pitch bounced into the stands, allowing Coghlan to score to put the Cubs ahead 1-0.
 
     Latos then retired 20 of the next 22 batters, and the Cubs didn't get another hit until the eighth inning when Chris Denorfia led off the inning with a pinch-hit double off reliever Carter Capps. Denorfia scored on Coghlan's single.
 
     Pedro Strop struck out one in the eighth and Jason Motte earned his fourth save.


Pham hits 1st MLB homer and drives in 3, Cards top Padres
 
     ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rookie outfielder Tommy Pham homered, doubled and drove in three runs, leading Lance Lynn and the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Diego Padres 3-1 Sunday.
 
     The Cardinals improved to a majors-best 31-11 at home with their second successive win following a four-game losing streak. San Diego has lost five of seven.
 
     Pham was called up from Triple-A Friday and starred in his third big league start. He hit his first homer, a two-run drive off Ian Kennedy (4-8) in the third. Pham doubled home Lynn in the fifth.
 
     Lynn (6-4) gave up three hits and one unearned run in seven innings. He also doubled and singled for his first career multihit game and scored twice.
 
     Lynn struck out eight and retired 11 in a row at one point. He has not lost in his last six starts.
 
     Kevin Siegrist recorded his fourth save in six chances. Closer Trevor Rosenthal was unavailable after pitching in three successive games.


Cubs activate Soler from 15-day DL, send Szczur to Triple-A
 
     CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs activated outfielder Jorge Soler from the 15-day disabled list in time for Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins and optioned outfielder Matt Szczur to Triple-A Iowa.
 
     Soler is hitting .265 with four home runs and 19 RBIs in 49 games. He sprained his left ankle June 1 at Miami and was placed on the disabled list two days later. Soler played a four-game rehab assignment at Iowa, going 2 for 13 with three walks and one RBI.
 
     Szczur is batting .211 with one home run and eight RBIs in 32 games.


Cardinals place Jaime Garcia on 15-day DL
 
     ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis left-hander Jaime Garcia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a groin strain.
 
     Garcia, who missed his previous scheduled start, suffered the injury running the bases on June 24 at Miami.
 
     Garcia is 3-3 with a 1.69 ERA in seven starts.
 
     Left-hander Tim Cooney has been recalled from Class A Peoria and will start on Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs. He was 6-4 with a 2.74 ERA in 14 starts at Triple-A Memphis.
 
     Garcia threw a side session on Saturday and came back sore.





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