TinCaps bounce back with 5-2 win

The TinCaps cruised past the Dayton Dragons on Sunday behind Michael Gettys’ three hits, winning 5-2. Gettys was one of five Fort Wayne (7-4, 39-40) hitters who had multi-hit games.

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Swanigan and Team USA Capture FIBA U-19 World Championship

The United States became the first country since 1983 to successfully defends its title, fighting off a valiant challenge from Croatia for a 79-71 victory in overtime to win the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship trophy. The Americans captured their sixth U19 Worlds crown as four players scored in double figures paced by MVP Jalen Brunson’s 14 points. Croatia claimed their first podium finish in taking second place as Nik Slavica scored 23 points in the loss.

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Biggie dunks as Team USA advances to championship game

The USA, looking to earn a second-consecutive world title after winning gold in 2013, will play 5-1 Croatia Sunday at 1:30 p.m. EDT. The USA and Croatia played in a Group A preliminary round play on June 28, and the USA sailed to a 103-81 win. Croatia’s path to the championship game was capped by a 91-56 demolishing of Turkey (5-1) in the night’s other medal round semifinal. The gold medal game will be televised live on ESPNU (1:30 p.m. EDT)


TinCaps fall to Dayton in front of record-setting crowd

The largest crowd in Parkview Field history watched the TinCaps on Independence Day, but Fort Wayne fell to the Dayton Dragons, 6-0. On Saturday, 9,193 fans made it out to the ballpark, the 10th sellout of the season.