Related Registration for the brand new event in Melbourne, the Ironman Asia-Pacific Challenge, sold out in just five minutes and five seconds, a new record for Ironman registration.The inaugural Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship will take place in Melbourne, Australia, on 25 March 2012. The new 2012 race will be the first-ever Ironman triathlon competition to be held in the Melbourne metropolitan area.The 226K race will take place in Melbourne’s South East and Bayside suburbs. The course will include a 3.8K swim in the Frankston Foreshore, a fast and smooth 180K bike on the Eastlink Tollway and a 42.2K run from Frankston to the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship finish line, located at the iconic St Kilda sea baths.www.ironmanmelbourne.com www.ironman.com
The David Lynch Foundation celebrated its 15th anniversary with a summer party at the Bridgehampton Tennis & Surf Club on Friday, July 26. The event launched the foundation’s national initiative to bring the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation technique to the nearly one million veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Emcee Katie Couric was joined on-stage by comedian Mike Birbiglia, “Billions” TV showrunner Brian Koppelman, and DLF CEO Bob Roth. Share
Matt Loede Monday at Goodyear Ballpark the Indians fell to 12-10-3 on the spring as they got a solid start from Trevor Bauer but only scored a single run in a 3-1 loss to the San Diego Padres.Bauer struck out nine Padres in 5.2 innings, allowing three runs, two of which were on a pair of solo homers early in the game, gave up four hits with no walks and nine strikeouts.An RBI double by Jose Ramirez in the 7th scored the only Tribe run in the setback.Tonight the Indians are in Glendale, AZ as they will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers with a first pitch at 10:05pm.Shane Bieber, who has been fantastic this spring for the Tribe with a mark of 2-1 with an 0.64 ERA will make his fifth start of the spring against Walker Buehler for the Dodgers. The game tonight will be televised by SportsNet LA.Here’s your starting nine for the Indians:Hanley Ramirez DHTyler Naquin RFJose Ramirez 3BJake Bauers 1BKevin Plawecki CGreg Allen CFTrayce Thompson RFMax Moroff 2BEric Stamets SSShane Bieber P Related TopicsDodgersIndians Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.