Sports 6-20



    The San Jose Sharks have released their pre-season schedule.
    They will host the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, September 30th.
    The Sharks will have four home pre-season games, three at the SAP Center and one in Stockton.
    The game in Stockton is scheduled for Tuesday, September 23rd.
    The other pre-season home games are Friday, September 26th and Saturday, September 27th.


    The most decorated Olympian of all time will be swimming in the Santa Clara Arena Grand Prix this weekend.
    28-year old Michael Phelps will compete in 4 events of the Santa Clara swim meet, as he seeks a comeback to competitive swimming. 
    The Santa Clara meet is the last major tune-up before U-S nationals in Irvine in August.    


    The Oakland A's downed the Boston Red Sox last night 4-2.
    The A's are a season-high 17 games over 500 and are off to their best start since 1990.
    Scott Kazmir picked up his ninth win of the season.
    Game two of the series is tonight at the Coliseum.


    The San Francisco Giants are hoping to snap their five game losing streak as they play at the Arizona Diamondbacks.
    Tim Lincecum is scheduled to be the starting pitcher tonight for the Giants.


    The San Jose Giants opened up the second half last night with a 7-2 win over the Visalia Rawhide.
    Jesus Galindo had three hits and a stolen base for the Giants.
    The series continues tonight in Visalia.


    At the World Cup yesterday in Brazil, Columbia beat the Ivory Coast 2-1, Uruguay also beat England 2-1 and Japan and Greece played to a scoreless draw.
    On today's schedule, it's Costa Rica versus Italy, Switzerland against France and Ecuador takes on Honduras.
    The U.S. plays Portugal on Sunday.


    Due to the World Cup, the San Jose Earthquakes are off until Saturday, June 28th, when they host the Los Angeles Galaxy at Stanford Stadium.
    You will be able to hear that match right here on 1590 KLIV starting at 7:30 p.m.


    AND...

    The San Jose SaberCats are off this weekend.
    They will host the Arizona Rattlers on Friday, June 27th.

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