Leicester Tigers beat defending champion Harlequins 33-16 to reach their ninth consecutive English Premiership rugby final.
Ronan O’Gara kicked all the points for two-time champion Munster in an 18-12 win over Harlequins in the quarterfinals of European rugby’s Heineken Cup today. Toulon also reached the last four.
Harlequins rallied to defeat Northampton Saints 25-23 and advance to the English Premiership rugby final for the first time.
Harlequins won their first English rugby title, using six penalties from Nick Evans to defeat Leicester 30-23 today at London’s Twickenham.
The Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 11-5 to take a share of the American League East lead with the New York Yankees, who lost 6-5 to the Oakland Athletics.
New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes was placed on the 15-day disabled list today with a left hamstring strain, a move that will keep Major League Baseball’s leading hitter out of next week’s All-Star Game.
New York Mets third baseman David Wright will be put on the 15-day disabled list today with a stress fracture in his lower back, an injury that occurred about one month ago.
Leicester Tigers secured their eighth consecutive appearance in the English Premiership rugby final, where they will meet Harlequins.
Harlequins beat Sale Sharks 24-10 to clinch first place in English rugby’s Premiership and the top spot in the playoffs.
David Wright had three hits, including a home run, as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 today, snapping a five-game losing streak and avoiding a three-game series sweep.