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WOMEN'S SOCCER:Tiffeny Milbrett had two goals and an assist, and Cindy Parlow also scored twice as the U.S. women's soccer team beat Russia 7-1 in the first game of a four-game tour ahead of the Sydney Games.

SWIMMING TRIALS: At the U.S. Olympic swim trials, Ed Moses' hopes of going for a breaststroke double in Sydney were dashed with a fourth-place finish in the 200 final.

Kyle Salyards won in 2 minutes, 13.21 seconds. Tom Wilkens earned the other Olympic berth in 2:13.34. Moses will have to concentrate solely on the 100 breast.

Neil Walker, who missed the Olympic team by one-hundredth of a second in 1996, won the 100 free. Gary Hall Jr. was second.

Misty Hyman held off hard-charging Kaitlin Sandeno to win the 200 butterfly. Sandeno took the second Olympic spot.

Anthony Ervin earned a spot on the 400 free relay.


ESTYLE.COM: Fifth-seeded Serena Williams extended the family winning streak to four tournaments by rallying for a 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (1) victory over Lindsay Davenport to win the estyle.com Classic for the second straight year.

Williams, who took 11 of the match's final 12 points to extend her career record against Davenport to 5-1, has beaten the world's two top-ranked players in consecutive matches.

Older sister Venus Williams won Wimbledon, then prevailed in the Bank of the West and Acura classics before taking this week off.


ANTHONY SIGNS WITH BLAZERS: Free-agent guard Greg Anthony signed a multiyear contract to stay with the Portland Trail Blazers. Terms were not disclosed. Anthony averaged 6.3 points and 2.5 assists per game last season. He has averaged 7.4 points and 4.1 assists during his nine-year NBA career.


RANGERS SIGN SCHNEIDER: Unrestricted free-agent defenseman Mathieu Schneider, who played for the New York Rangers the last two seasons, signed a contract with the Los Angeles Kings. Terms were not disclosed. Schneider had 10 goals and 20 assists last season. In 708 career games, he has 115 goals and 260 assists.


SAINTS INK PERRY: New Orleans Saints safety Darren Perry was charged with drunken driving after rear-ending a car following a preseason game against Indianapolis, police said.


MILLER TOYOTA WINS: At St. Joseph, Mo., Dewey Dyck gave up only two hits and fanned 12 in leading Larry H. Miller Toyota's men's major fastpitch team to a shutout win, 3-0, over Federal Lock of Arlington, Va. in the International Softball Congress World Tournament Sunday.

Dyck never walked a hitter in controlling the rhythm of the game. His effort allowed Miller to pick up its 16th straight victory and improve to 69-11 overall. The Salt Lake squad will play the host team, Meirehopper, Tuesday night. Meirehopper has won twice, while Miller has only played once.

Brandon Burt had two hits and an RBI, and Mitch Munthe picked up an RBI with a sacrifice fly.

Salt Lake's Page Brake has split its two games so far. Page Brake defeated Hermansen, Mo., 10-1 in five innings on Saturday. Ronney Branin blasted a two-run home run for Page and Mike Lorange hurled the complete game for his first victory in ISC play. Sunday night, however, Page Brake lost to the Denmark Dukes of Wisconsin, 4-0.

Auto racing

GLOBAL CROSSING: At Watkins Glen, N.Y., Steve Park got a break when Jeff Gordon's latest bid for NASCAR history quickly ended, then held off Mark Martin for his first Winston Cup victory.

MILLER LITE 200: At Lexington, Ohio, Helio Castroneves won CART's Miller Lite 200, beating Penske Racing teammate Gil de Ferran by 4.425 seconds at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Castroneves averaged 106.558 mph on the 2.25-mile, 13-turn course.

Michael Andretti finished eighth to maintain his lead in the driver standings with 125 points. De Ferran is second with 106.

HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX: At Budapest, Hungary, Mika Hakkinen won the Hungarian Grand Prix, beating Michael Schumacher by 7.916 seconds to take a two-point lead in the Formula One standings.