Wednesday Sports in Brief

The Washington Times -

The Washington Times—BASEBALL GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) - Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book "Ball Four," has died. He was 80. Bouton's family said he died at the Great Barrington home he shared with wife Paula Kurman. He

Wednesday’s Sports in Brief. WOMEN'S WORLD CUP LYON, France (AP) - The Netherlands will play the United States for the Women's World Cup title after Jackie Groenen sealed a 1-0 victory over Sweden in extra time. A slick passing sequence ended in the 99th minute with Groenen driving a shot from outside the penalty