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Published: Thursday, 6/21/2007

Transactions, football, college baseball

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES Named Andy MacPhail president of baseball operations.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX Optioned OF Jerry Owens to Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS Placed OF David Dellucci on the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Roberto Hernandez for assignment. Recalled OF Ben Francisco and RHP Edward Mujica from Buffalo (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS Acquired LHP Macay McBride from Atlanta for LHP Wilfredo Ledezma.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS Activated OF Milton Bradley from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF J.J. Furmaniak to Sacramento (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS Recalled RHP Brian Wolfe from Syracuse (IL). Optioned RHP Lee Gronkiewicz to Syracuse. Released RHP John Thomson.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS Traded C Michael Barrett to San Diego for C Rob Bowen and OF Kyler Burke.

FLORIDA MARLINS Agreed to terms with RHP Steven Cishek, RHP Andrew Paulauskas, LHP Jay Voss, CF Marcus Crockett, LHP Brandon Barrow, RHP Garrett Parcell, RHP Christopher Shafer, 3B Lucas Waters, RHP Adam Campbell, SS Michael Pasek, LHP Christopher Ingoglia, LHP Marc Lewis, 2B Ryan Curry, RHP Chaz Gilliam, LHP Daniel Prieto, LHP Kevin Hammons, SS Ray White, 3B Ben Lasater, RHP Andrew J. Battisto, RHP Derek Blacksher, RHP Stephen Flake, RHP Joshua Roberts, RHP Matthew Mallory and C Brett Lawler.

HOUSTON ASTROS Placed RHP Brad Lidge on the 15-day DL.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Agreed to terms with RHP David Kopp, RHP Jess Todd, 3B Daniel Descalso, OF Antone DeJesus, LHP Jonathan Stambaugh, 1B Charlie Pelt, LHP Josh Fritsche, RHP Michael Blazek, OF Collin Fanning, and RHP Ramon Delgado.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS Placed 1B Robert Fick on the bereavement list. Transferred OF Alex Escobar from the 15-to the 60-day DL.

Eastern League

READING PHILLIES Announced RHP Carlos Carrasco has been assigned to the team from Clearwater (FSL) and RHP Zach Segovia has been assigned to the team from Ottawa (IL).

Midwest League

QUAD CITIES SWING Announced 1B Brandon Buckman and RHP P.J. Walters were promoted to Palm Beach (FSL) and SS Tommy Pham has been assigned to Batavia (NYP). Announced OF Jose Ramirez has been added to the roster.

South Atlantic League

SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE Elected Eric Krupa president, effective Jan. 1.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS Released LHP Charles O Neal.

FORT WORTH CATS Signed INF Brooks Shankle. Released C Robert DuBarry.

PENSACOLA PELICANS Signed RHP Jesen Merle.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS Signed INF Ray Navarro and C Shea Tonkin.

Atlantic League

NEWARK BEARS Acquired INF Vic Gutierrez from York for RHP Barry Armitage. Sent INF Josh Arteaga to the Road Warriors.

Can-Am League

ATLANTIC CITY SURF Signed LHP Matt Scheuing and C Chris Crescenzi. Released RHP Donovan Graves.

BROCKTON ROX Released INF John Welch.

GRAYS Released RHP Froilan Ramirez.

NEW HAVEN COUNTY CUTTERS Signed RHP John Naples, C Jeffrey Mayo and RHP Davis Kosyk.

NEW JERSEY JACKALS Signed LHP Tim Murphey.

NORTH SHORE SPIRIT Signed 1B Vic Davilla.

Northern League

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS Agreed to terms with RHP Joe Panozzo.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES Agreed to terms with INF Geoff McCallum.

SCHAUMBURG FLYERS Agreed to terms with RHP Jake Toohey. Released INF Kevin Bass and LHP Brian Martin.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS Named Larry Miller president.

Women s National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES SPARKS Acquired G Sherill Baker from New York for G Lisa Willis.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

GREEN BAY PACKERS Signed RB DeShawn Wynn, and TE Clark Harris. Released C Pete Bier and DT Devarick Scandrett.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Signed OT Jermon Bushrod to a three-year contract.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS Acquired QB Kliff Kingsbury from Montreal for QB Brad Banks.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL Announced the Board of Governors elected Jeremy Jacobs as chairman and Tom Hicks as a vice-chair.

BUFFALO SABRES Issued qualifying offers to C Derek Roy, F Daniel Paille, F Andrew Peters, D Nathan Paetsch and F Thomas Vanek.

CAROLINA HURRICANES Agreed to terms with F Scott Walker on a three-year contract.x

CALGARY FLAMES Signed F David Moss.

American Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES Re-signed D Brian Fahey.

MANITOBA MOOSE Named Jason McMaster equipment manager.

LACROSSE

Major League Lacrosse

ROCHESTER RATTLERS Traded M Greg Gurenlian to San Francisco for a 2008 second-round supplemental draft pick and a 2008 third-round collegiate draft pick.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

CHICAGO FIRE Fired Dave Sarachan, coach. Promoted assistant coach Denis Hamlett to interim coach.

D.C. UNITED Signed F Mira Mupier to a developmental contract.

COLLEGE

COLGATE Named Beth Maddox assistant field hockey coach and Kathryn Sweeney as assistant swimming and diving coach.

DANIEL WEBSTER Named J.P. Pyne baseball coach.

EASTERN COLLEGE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Named Paul Stewart supervisor of officials for men s ice hockey.

BUFFALO Promoted graduate assistant football coach Lee Chambers to running backs coach. Named Matt House recruiting coordinator in addition to his duties as defensive backs coach.

CAMPBELL Named Eric Flinchum assistant wrestling coach.

COLGATE Named Beth Maddox assistant field hockey coach and Kathryn Sweeney assistant swimming and diving coach.

EAST CAROLINA Named Kevin Williams women s golf coach.

FLORIDA Named Brad Weitzel and Craig Bell assistant baseball coaches.

HILBERT Named Adam Waite assistant for athletics administration.

NEW MEXICO Named Ray Birmingham baseball coach.

TEXAS A&M Named Trelle McCombs women s golf coach.

VIRGINIA TECH Named George Porcha women s assistant basketball coach.

FOOTBALL

Arena Football League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Eastern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Dallas 14 1 0 .933 939 748

x-Philadelphia 7 8 0 .467 837 786

Columbus 6 9 0 .400 728 750

New York 5 10 0 .333 744 893

Southern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Georgia 13 2 0 .867 939 794

x-Orlando 8 7 0 .533 765 703

x-Tampa Bay 8 7 0 .533 754 774

New Orleans 5 10 0 .333 791 860

Austin 4 11 0 .267 828 895

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Chicago 11 4 0 .733 821 698

x-Kansas City 10 5 0 .667 819 728

x-Colorado 8 7 0 .533 735 781

Nashville 6 9 0 .400 794 822

Grand Rapids 4 11 0 .267 781 957

Western Division

W L T Pct PF PA

y-San Jose 12 3 0 .800 939 715

x-Los Angeles 9 6 0 .600 806 801

Utah 7 8 0 .467 908 896

Arizona 4 12 0 .250 846 915

Las Vegas 2 13 0 .133 655 913

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

TONIGHT

Orlando at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

College World Series

Omaha, Neb.

Double Elimination

Yesterday

North Carolina 6, Rice 1

Oregon State 7, UC Irvine 1, UC Irvine eliminated

Tonight

Rice (56-13) vs. North Carolina (56-14), 7 p.m.

Tuesday

North Carolina 3, Louisville 1, Louisville eliminated

UC Irvine 8, Arizona State 7, 10 innings, Arizona St. eliminated

Championship Series

(Best-of-3)

Saturday: North Carolina-Rice winner vs. Oregon State (47-18), 7 p.m.

Sunday: North Carolina-Rice winner vs. Oregon State, 7 p.m.

Monday, June 25: North Carolina-Rice winner vs. Oregon State, 7 p.m., if necessary

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Detroit 8 1 .889

Indiana 9 2 .818

New York 7 4 .636 2

Chicago 6 6 .500 31/2

Connecticut 4 7 .364 5

Washington 1 9 .100 71/2

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Sacramento 8 3 .727

San Antonio 6 4 .600 11/2

Phoenix 7 5 .583 11/2

Seattle 5 4 .556 2

Los Angeles 5 5 .500 21/2

Minnesota 3 10 .231 6

Houston 1 10 .091 7

LAST NIGHT

New York 76, Connecticut 73

San Antonio 80, Minnesota 73

Houston 72, Los Angeles 64

Detroit at Seattle, late

Washington at Phoenix, late

TUESDAY

Sacramento 54, Chicago 52

TONIGHT

No games scheduled

TOMORROW

Connecticut at Indiana, 7

San Antonio at New York, 7:30

Seattle at Minnesota, 8

Washington at Houston, 8:30

Detroit at Phoenix, 10

Sacramento at Los Angeles, 10:30

LATEST LINE

Baseball

Interleague Play

Chicago Cubs 6-7 TEXAS

NY Yankees 81/2 -91/2 COLORADO

SAN DIEGO Even-6 Baltimore

TORONTO 6-7 LA Dodgers

SEATTLE 81/2 -91/2 Pittsburgh

Home Team in CAPS

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

LAST NIGHT

Columbus 2, Kansas City 1

TONIGHT

CD Chivas USA at Houston, 9

SATURDAY

Toronto FC at New England, 7:30

FC Dallas at Colorado, 9

D.C. United at Real Salt Lake, 9:30

Columbus at Los Angeles, 10:30

SUNDAY

Houston at Kansas City, 5

THURSDAY, JUNE 28

Colorado at D.C. United, 7

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

Houston at FC Dallas, 6

New York at Columbus, 8

New England at CD Chivas USA, 10:30

SUNDAY, JULY 1

Colorado at Chicago, 7

Toronto FC at Kansas City, 8

NOTES

OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE will offer area basketball players the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of the sport as part of the Detroit Pistons 2007 Youth Basketball Training Camp, Monday-Thursday, July 23-26. The youth basketball training camp runs from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the College s Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus. Camp instructors for the four-day event will include Detroit Pistons officials and players, Michigan college and high school coaches, and current and former collegiate basketball superstars. Youth in grades 1-11 will receive instruction on various basketball skills, highlighted by ball handling, passing, shooting, defense and rebounding. Additionally, participants will be evaluated on their skill level and compete in games and a variety of contests. The registration fee for the camp is $175 per participant and space is limited. For more information, call (567) 661-7973, 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7973 or (248) 377-8653.

Maumee Valley Country Day School has an opening for a VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH. Interested applicants should send resumes to Jim Fish, Athletic director, 1715 Reynolds Rd., Toledo, O. 43614.

The New London Recreation Park will the the site of a PONY LEAGUE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT June 29 and 30 for players 13, 14, and 15-years of age. Contact Gary at 419-929-8069 to register..

HOLES IN ONE

FRANK BUTLER, JR., No. 14 at Ottawa Park, 96 yards, sand wedge

MICHAEL HYLAND, No. 12 at Inverness, 149 yards, 9-iron.

TOM BELL, No. 12 at Sugar Creek, 115 yards, pitching wedge.

DOUBLE EAGLE

CALVIN DAVIS, No. 13 at Hidden Hills, 343 yards, 8-iron.

TENNIS

Ordina Open

Den Bosch, Netherlands

Men Singles

Second Round

Julien Benneteau d. Robin Haase 7-6 (5), 6-3.

Antony Dupuis d. Sergio Roitman 6-4, 7-6 (2).

Benjamin Becker d. Yves Allegro 6-4, 7-6 (6).

Michael Berrer d. Guillermo Canas (3) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, d. Lukas Dlouhy 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.

Tommy Robredo (1) d. Kristof Vliegen 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3.

Ivan Ljubicic (2) d. Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-4.

Peter Wessels d. Carlos Berlocq 6-2, 7-6 (3).

Women

Second Round

Daniela Hantuchova (5) d. Meghann Shaughnessy 3-6, 6-3, 5-3, retired.

Angelique Kerber d. Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-3.

Dinara Safina (4) d. Michaella Krajicek 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

Jelena Jankovic (1), Serbia, d. Meilen Tu walkover.

International Women s Open

Eastbourne, England

Singles

Second Round

Nicole Vaidisova (5) d. Elena Baltacha 6-3, 6-2.

Sybille Bammer (9) d. Lucie Safarova 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-3.

Justine Henin (1) d. Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-1.

Shahar Peer (6) d. Aiko Nakamura 6-3, 6-2.

Amelie Mauresmo (2) d. Mara Santangelo 6-2, 6-3.

Elena Dementieva (4) d. Kate O Brien 6-3, 6-4.

Nadia Petrova (3) d. Nathalie Dechy 7-5, 7-5.

Marion Bartoli (8) d. Melanie South 6-1, 6-3.

Nottingham Open

Nottingham, England

Singles

Second Round

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez d. Sebastien Grosjean 6-4, 6-3.

Juan Martin del Potro d. Igor Kunitsyn 6-2, 7-5.

Dmitry Tursunov (2) d. Tim Henman 7-6 (7), 3-6, 6-2.

Arnaud Clement (8) d. Teimuraz Gabashvilli 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-3.

Ivo Karlovic d. Gilles Simon 7-6 (4), 6-7 (4), 6-4.

Richard Gasquet (1) d. Jan Vacek 6-4, 6-0.

Paul-Henri Mathieu (6) d. Lee Hyung-taik 7-6 (2), 6-0.

Jonas Bjorkman (4) d. Amer Delic 7-5, 7-6 (2).

SPORTLIGHT

June 21

1964 Jim Bunning of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches a perfect game against the New York Mets. The no-hitter gives Bunning one in each league and the Phillies Gus Triandos becomes the first catcher to handle no-hitters in both leagues.

1965 Gary Player becomes the third man to win golf s top four pro titles when he captures the U.S. Open. Player beats Kel Nagle by three strokes in a playoff round. Gene Sarazen and Ben Hogan had won the U.S. and British Opens, the Masters and the PGA.

1994 Lori McNeil upsets five-time champion Steffi Graf 7-5, 7-6 (7-5) in the first round of Wimbledon. Graf becomes the first reigning women s champion to lose in the first round.

1998 Marion Jones becomes the first athlete in 50 years to win the women s 100 and 200 meters and long jump at the U.S. Track and Field Championships. Jones wins the 200 in 22.24 seconds.

2003 Lennox Lewis retains his heavyweight title when a cut stops Vitali Klitschko after six brawling rounds. All three ringside judges had Klitschko winning 58-56, but ring doctor Paul Wallace orders referee Lou Moret to stop the fight.

2005 Detroit, led by Chauncey Billups 21 points, forces Game 7 of the NBA Finals with a 95-86 victory at San Antonio. The Pistons become the first road team to win Game 6 of the NBA Finals since the 2-3-2 format was implemented in 1985.

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