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British Open is wide open

Several golfers are scrambling for the lead at the midway point of the

British Open

today. They include

Lucas Glover

, Darren Clarke, Miguel Jimenez and first-round leader

Thomas Bjorn

.

Phil Mickelson

shot a 1-under 69 and will make the cut at 1-under overall, while 61-year-old

Tom Watson

, fueled by a hole-in-one, shot a 70 and also is expected to make the cut at 2-over for the tournament. (A replay of today's British Open action is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. on

ESPN

). … The

IronPigs

host

Syracuse

at 7:05 tonight at

Coca-Cola

Park in east

Allentown

(

Service Electric

, Blue

Ridge

Cable), while the Phillies begin the second half of the season on the road at the

New York Mets

(7 p.m., Comcast).

Lehigh Valley SportsFest

continues today and through the weekend in Allentown and at other venues in the Valley. … Ohio State today released a report disclosing that former coach Jim Tressel had issues with reporting violations in a timely manner as far back as 2005. … And the

NFL

labor negotiations continue in New York. Reports early today were that a deal could occur in a day or two, but it was later reported by ESPN that that timetable was too optimistic.

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