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Published: Wednesday, 6/27/2007

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TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

DETROIT TIGERS Placed RHP Fernando Rodney on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 24. Activated LHP Nate Robertson from the 15-day DL.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES Agreed to terms with C Andrew Walker.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Purchased the contract of RHP Troy Percival from Memphis (PCL). Optioned RHP Andy Cavazos to Memphis.

American Association

FORT WORTH CATS Agreed to terms with INF Steven Trout and OF Trey Roberson.

SHREVEPORT SPORTS Agreed to terms with INF Austin Pride.

Can-Am League

ATLANTIC CITY SURF Released C Shea Harris.

BROCKTON ROX Released INF Charlie Douglas.

SUSSEX SKYHAWKS Agreed to terms with RHP Dayle Campbell.

Northern League

JOLIET JACKHAMMERS Traded LHP Dan Ziegler to Rockford (Frontier) for a player to be named.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES Agreed to terms with OF Anton French.

BASKETBALL

Women s National Basketball Association

HOUSTON COMETS Named Andy S. Aweida chief executive officer.

LOS ANGELES SPARKS Announced the resignation of Nancy Spears, team president. Named Kathy Goodman interim team president.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS Claimed WR Efrem Hill off waivers from Tampa Bay. Waived S Ben Emanuel.

OAKLAND RAIDERS Signed DL Jay Richardson.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS Signed DE Ryan McBean to a three-year contract.

Arena Football League

CHICAGO RUSH Signed FB Nick Cosentino to the practice squad.

COLUMBUS DESTROYERS Released WR Freddie Solomon. Signed WR Robert Redd and DB Johnnie Taylor to the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS Traded the rights to F Keith Tkachuk to St. Louis for a conditional first-round draft pick.

BOSTON BRUINS Agreed to terms with D Matt Hunwick.

LOS ANGELES KINGS Extended qualifying offers to C Michael Cammalleri, D Peter Harrold, D Richard Petiot, RW Petr Kanko, RW John Zeiler, C Matt Ryan and G Jason LaBarbera.

SAN JOSE SHARKS Extended qualifying offers to C-RW Riley Armstrong, C Tom Cavanagh, D Rob Davidson, C Mike Iggulden, G Dimitri Patzold, C Thomas Plihal and C Craig Valette.

ST. LOUIS BLUES Placed F Dallas Drake on waivers.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Re-signed RW Norm Milley to a one-year contract.

MOTOR SPORTS

NASCAR Docked drivers Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson 100 points each and fined their crew chiefs $100,000 each and suspended the crew chiefs for six races for violations on June 22 at Infineon Raceway.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

D.C. UNITED Waived D John Wilson.

TORONTO FC Signed F Collin Samuel to a three-year contract.

COLLEGE

BUCKNELL Named Dan Schupsky and Liz Tierney assistant swimming and diving coaches.

CALVIN Named John Sparks baseball coach.

DAVIDSON Promoted Scott Applegate to associate athletic director and Katy McNay to assistant athletic director for compliance/senior women s administrator.

PRESBYTERIAN Named Charles Assey assistant baseball coach.

RICE Named Leslie Claybrook associate athletic director-senior women s administrator.

SOUTH CAROLINA Named Raymond Harrison acting director of academic services & life skills for the athletic department.

ST. LOUIS Announced the resignation of Cheryl Levick, athletic director, to become chief of staff for Maryland s athletic director Debbie Yow.

VASSAR Named Angel Mason women s basketball coach and assistant director of athletics for operations.

WASHINGTON & LEE Named Brooke Diamond women s lacrosse coach.

WOFFORD Named Todd Interdonato baseball coach.

NBA

Draft Order

At New York

Tomorrow

First Round

1. Portland

2. Seattle

3. Atlanta

4. Memphis

5. Boston

6. Milwaukee

7. Minnesota

8. Charlotte

9. Chicago (from New York)

10. Sacramento

11. Atlanta (from Indiana)

12. Philadelphia

13. New Orleans

14. L.A. Clippers

15. Detroit (from Orlando)

16. Washington

17. New Jersey

18. Golden State

19. L.A. Lakers

20. Miami

21. Philadelphia (from Denver)

22. Charlotte (from Toronto through Cleveland)

23. New York (from Chicago)

24. Phoenix (from Cleveland through Boston)

25. Utah

26. Houston

27. Detroit

28. San Antonio

29. Phoenix

30. Philadelphia (Dallas through Denver and Golden State)

Second Round

31. Seattle (from Memphis)

32. Boston

33. San Antonio (from Milwaukee)

34. Dallas (from Atlanta)

35. Seattle

36. Golden State (from Minnesota)

37. Portland

38. Philadelphia (from New York through Chicago)

39. Miami (from Sacramento through Utah and Orlando)

40. L.A. Lakers (from Charlotte)

41. Minnesota (from Philadelphia)

42. Portland (from Indiana)

43. New Orleans

44. Orlando

45. L.A. Clippers

46. Golden State (from New Jersey)

47. Washington

48. L.A. Lakers

49. Chicago (from Golden State through Denver, Boston and Phoenix)

50. Dallas (from Miami through L.A. Lakers)

51. Chicago (from Denver)

52. Portland (from Toronto)

53. Portland (from Chicago)

54. Orlando (from Cleveland)

55. Utah

56. Milwaukee (from Houston)

57. Detroit

58. San Antonio

59. Phoenix

60. Dallas

FOOTBALL

Arena League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Eastern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Dallas 15 1 0 .938 1016 806

x-Philadelphia 8 8 0 .500 900 835

x-Columbus 7 9 0 .438 802 793

New York 5 11 0 .313 787 967

Southern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Georgia 14 2 0 .875 1007 836

x-Tampa Bay 9 7 0 .563 809 825

x-Orlando 8 8 0 .500 814 766

New Orleans 5 11 0 .313 833 928

Austin 4 12 0 .250 879 950

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA y-Chicago 12 4 0 .750 869 719

x-Kansas City 10 6 0 .625 840 776

x-Colorado 8 8 0 .500 793 858

Nashville 7 9 0 .438 851 876

Grand Rapids 4 12 0 .250 835 1014

Western Division

W L T Pct PF PA

y-San Jose 12 3 0 .800 939 715

x-Los Angeles 9 7 0 .563 843 848

x-Utah 8 8 0 .500 955 933

Arizona 4 12 0 .250 846 915

Las Vegas 2 13 0 .133 655 913

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

MONDAY

San Jose 73, Las Vegas 46

Dallas 77, Colorado 58

Playoffs

Wild Card

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Friday: Orlando at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: Columbus at Tampa Bay, noon

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

Saturday, June 30: Colorado at Kansas City, 3 p.m.

Monday, July 2: Utah at Los Angeles, 11 p.m.

Divisional Round

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Eastern Division

Saturday, July 7: TBD at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Southern Division

Sunday, July 8: TBD at Georgia, 7 p.m.

American Conference

Central Division

Monday, July 9: TBD at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Western Division

Saturday, July 7: TBD at San Jose, 3 p.m.

Conference Championship

American Conference

Saturday, July 14: TBA, Noon or 3 p.m.

National Conference

Saturday, July 14: TBA, Noon or 3 p.m.

Arena Bowl

At New Orleans

Sunday, July 29: TBA, 3 p.m.

CFL

TOMORROW

British Columbia at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.

Winnipeg at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Saskatchewan at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Hamilton at Calgary, 10 p.m.

Thursday, July 5

Montreal at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Friday, July 6

Edmonton at British Columbia, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 7

Toronto at Hamilton, 7 p.m.

SOCCER

MLS

TOMORROW

Colorado at D.C. United, 7

SATURDAY

Houston at FC Dallas, 6

New York at Columbus, 8

New England at CD Chivas USA, 10:30

LATEST LINE

Baseball

National League

MILWAUKEE 71/2 -81/2 Houston

CHICAGO CUBS 9-11 Colorado

SAN FRANCISCO 51/2 -61/2 San Diego

FLORIDA 8-9 Pittsburgh

PHILADELPHIA 6-7 Cincinnati

NY METS 8-9 St. Louis

ATLANTA 11-13 Washington

ARIZONA 51/2 -61/2 LA Dodgers

American League

DETROIT 9-11 Texas

LA ANGELS 11-13 Kansas City

Boston 81/2 -91/2 SEATTLE

NY Yankees 61/2 -71/2 BALTIMORE

CLEVELAND 71/2 -81/2 Oakland

Chi White Sox Even-6 TAMPA BAY

MINNESOTA 61/2 -71/2 Toronto

Home Team in CAPS

AMATEUR BASEBALL

Tri-State League

Ohio Trojans 201 120 0- 6 8 0

Gahanna Rockets 000 000 1 - 1 4 2

WP-Zizelman. LP-Shirley. Blanton (OT) 2 2B; Spencer (OT) 1-3, HR.

Ohio Trojans 306 000 0 - 9 12 4

Gahanna Rockets 000 100 0 - 1 3 1

WP-Picciano. LP-Parles. Wierzba (OT) 2-4, HR, 3 RBI; McPherson (OT) 1-3, HR, 3 RBI.

Senior ACME

Ottawa Hills 002 202 0 - 6 11 1

Edon 000 010 0 - 1 6 7

WP-DePompei. LP-J. Wells. Szabo (OH) 2-4, 2 RBI.

Delta 000 000 - 6 8 3

Pettisville 000 000 - 0 0 1

WP-Vaughn. LP-Klopenstein. Alig (D), 2-4, 2 RBI.

Delta 002 103 - 6 6 1

Pettisville 202 200 - 6 5 1

Vaughn (D), 3-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI.

Legion

Whitehouse 020 020 2 - 6 10 4

Adrian 320 144 x - 14 17 0

WP-Swanson. LP-Zilba. Simon (W), 3-4, 2b, 3b, 3 RBI.

notes

The Toledo Division of Recreation Athletics is hosting a 10-and under and a 12-and under BASEBALL TOURNAMENT July 13-15 at Detwiler Park Youth Complex. For details call 419-936-2877.

Bowling Green Youth Baseball has ONE OPENING for a 12-year old team to play round robin tournament that runs from June 28-20. Free entry. Contact Tim Dunn at 419-409-1942 or at his website at tdunnbb@yahoo.com.

Bettsville Local School has OPENINGS for a athletic director, JV boys and JV girls basketball coach, a varsity cheerleader advisor and a varsity boys basketball coach. Interested applicants should send resumes to David Madaras, P.O. Box 6, Bettsville, O. 44815.

The Heidelberg College volleyball team is hosting the INDEPENDENCE DAY SAND VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT July 1 at 10 a.m. at Hedges Boyer Park in Tiffin, O. The co-ed tournament cost $60 per team to participate. Contact Jason Miller at 419-448-2377 for details on registering.

SPORTLIGHT

June 27

1903 Willie Anderson captures the U.S. Open with a two-stroke victory over David Brown in a playoff.

1914 Jack Johnson wins a 20-round referee s decision over Frank Moran at the Velodrome d Hiver in Paris.

1950 Chandler Harper wins the PGA championship by beating Henry Williams, Jr., 4 and 3 in the final round.

1959 Mickey Wright beats Louise Suggs by two strokes for her second straight U.S. Women s Open title.

1971 JoAnne Carner wins the U.S. Women s Open with a seven-stroke victory over Kathy Whitworth.

1992 Top-seeded Jim Courier, the Australian and French Open champion, loses 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 to qualifier Andrei Olhovskiy of Russia at Wimbledon. It s the first time in Wimbledon history that a qualifier beat the top seed.

1999 Juli Inkster shoots a 6-under 65 to win the LPGA Championship, becoming the second woman to win the modern career Grand Slam. Pat Bradley won her Grand Slam 13 years earlier.

2004 Jason Windsor pitches a five-hitter, Kurt Suzuki s RBI single caps a three-run seventh inning and Cal State Fullerton wins the College World Series with a 3-2 victory over Texas.

2006 Roger Federer wins his record 42nd straight grass-court match, beating Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 to open his bid for a fourth consecutive Wimbledon championship. Federer breaks the record he shared with Bjorn Borg, the five-time Wimbledon champion who won 41 straight matches on grass from 1976-1981.

GOLF

World Rankings

1. Tiger Woods USA 20.22

2. Phil Mickelson USA 8.98

3. Jim Furyk USA 8.47

4. Adam Scott Aus 7.04

5. Ernie Els SAf 6.79

6. Vijay Singh Fij 6.20

7. Henrik Stenson Swe 5.75

8. Geoff Ogilvy Aus 5.68

9. Luke Donald Eng 5.30

10. Retief Goosen SAf 5.02

11. Padraig Harrington Irl 4.97

12. Sergio Garcia Esp 4.86

13. Rory Sabbatini SAf 4.70

14. Zach Johnson USA 4.62

15. Angel Cabrera Arg 4.42

16. Paul Casey Eng 4.38

17. Trevor Immelman SAf 4.35

18. David Toms USA 3.90

19. Justin Rose Eng 3.85

20. Choi Kyung-Ju Kor 3.81

21. Stewart Cink USA 3.72

22. Niclas Fasth Swe 3.61

23. Steve Stricker USA 3.58

24. Nick O Hern Aus 3.50

25. Charles Howell III USA 3.49

TENNIS

Wimbledon

Wimbledon, England

Singles

Men

First Round

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga d. Julien Benneteau 7-6 (4), 7-5, 6-4.

Jan Hernych d. Marc Gicquel 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

Fernando Verdasco d. Bobby Reynolds 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.

Marat Safin (26) d. Rik de Voest 7-6 (5), 6-4, 7-5.

Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan, d. Lee Childs 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6).

Andrei Pavel d. Juan-Pablo Guzman 6-4, 6-4, 6-1.

Andreas Seppi d. Dominik Hrbaty (31) 7-6 (8), 6-1, 6-2.

Richard Gasquet (12) d. Bohdan Ulihrach 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Juan Martin del Potro d. Davide Sanguinetti 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Ivan Ljubicic (15) d. Vince Spadea 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (4).

James Blake (9) d. Igor Andreev 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Nicolas Lapentti d. Kevin Kim 2-6, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Gilles Muller d. Oscar Hernandez 6-2, 6-7 (6), 4-3, retired.

Tim Henman d. Carlos Moya (25) 6-3, 1-6, 5-7, 6-2, 13-11.

Feliciano Lopez d. Joshua Goodall 6-1, 6-4, 6-4.

Juan Carlos Ferrero (20) d. Jan Hajek 7-6 (5), 6-4, 3-6, 2-6, 7-5.

Max Mirnyi d. Lu Yen-hsun 6-3, 6-4, 2-1, retired.

Nicolas Mahut d. Arnaud Clement 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4.

Edouard Roger-Vasselin d. Jamie Baker 7-6 (2), 6-2, 6-3.

Jonas Bjorkman (19) d. Fernando Vicente 6-3, 6-1, 6-2.

Tommy Robredo (11) d. Robert Kendrick 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3.

David Nalbandian (23) d. Mischa Zverev 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

Werner Eschauer d. Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Juan Ignacio Chela (24) d. Benjamin Becker 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 10-8.

Lleyton Hewitt (16) d. Richard Bloomfield 7-5, 6-3, 7-5.

Dmitry Tursunov (21) d. Nicolas Almagro 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-3.

Wayne Arthurs d. Thiemo de Bakker 6-7 (7), 6-7 (7), 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-4.

Agustin Calleri (29) d. Luis Horna, Peru, 6-2, 7-6 (4), 7-5.

Rafael Nadal (2) d. Mardy Fish 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3.

Tomas Berdych (7) d. Nicolas Massu 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2.

Lee Hyung-taik d. Martin Vassallo Arguello 6-4, 6-2, 6-3.

Simone Bolelli d. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4.

Sebastien Grosjean d. Jonathan Marray 6-2, 7-6 (0), 7-5.

Michael Llodra d. Stanislas Wawrinka 6-4, 6-4, 6-1.

Guillermo Canas (22) d. Ivan Navarro Pastor 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-1.

Mikhail Youzhny (14) d. Kristian Pless 6-4, 6-2, 6-4.

Frank Dancevic d. Stefan Koubek 6-2, 6-4, 6-2.

Nicolas Kiefer d. Filippo Volandri (30) 6-3, 7-6 (6), 6-1.

Jarkko Nieminen (18) d. Michael Russell 6-3, 6-2, 7-5.

Novak Djokovic (4), Serbia, d. Potito Starace 6-0, 6-3, 6-4.

Robin Soderling (28) d. Olivier Rochus 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.

Amer Delic d. Lukas Dlouhy 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.

Wang Yeu-tzuoo d. Igor Kunitsyn 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-7 (8), 6-2.

Fabrice Santoro d. Ivo Karlovic 4-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4.

Kristof Vliegen d. Juan Monaco (32) 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (3).

Chris Guccione d. Alex Bogdanovic 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-4.

Nicolas Devilder d. Mariano Zabaleta 6-7 (3), 6-4, 7-5, 6-4.

Florian Mayer d. Sam Warburg 6-4, 6-2, 6-2.

Gilles Simon d. Marin Cilic 3-6, 7-5, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.

Nikolay Davydenko (6) d. Evgeny Korolev 7-6 (12), 6-4, 7-6 (5).

Gael Monfils d. Thomas Johansson 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

Marcos Baghdatis (10), Cyprus, d. Ernests Gulbis 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.

Women

First Round

Amelie Mauresmo (4) d. Jamea Jackson 6-1, 6-3.

Katarina Srebotnik (19) d. Elena Baltacha 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-2.

Samantha Stosur (27) d. Kristina Brandi, Puerto Rico, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Daniela Hantuchova (10) d. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0, 6-1.

Nika Ozegovic d. Anna-Lena Groenefeld 6-3, 6-2.

Alona Bondarenko d. Jill Craybas 6-1, 6-2.

Katie O Brien d. Sandra Kloesel 6-3, 7-5.

Eleni Daniilidou d. Gisela Dulko 5-7, 6-3, 8-6.

Michaella Krajicek (31) d. Tzipi Obziler 6-2, 6-7 (6), 6-1.

Elena Vesnina d. Olga Poutchkova (30) 6-1, 6-3.

Olga Govortsova d. Greta Arn 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4), 6-1.

Anna Chakvetadze (8) d. Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3.

Jelena Jankovic (3), Serbia, d. Anne Keothavong 6-2, 6-0.

Jarmila Gajdosova d. Meghann Shaughnessy 6-2, 6-4.

Yvonne Meusburger d. Virginie Razzano 6-4, 7-5.

Tatiana Poutchek d. Viktoriya Kutuzova 6-4, 6-2.

Alize Cornet d. Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-4.

Maria Sharapova (2) d. Chan Yung-jan 6-1, 7-5.

Venus Williams (23) d. Alla Kudryavtseva 2-6, 6-3, 7-5.

Ai Sugiyama (26) d. Melanie South 6-3, 6-2.

Bethanie Mattek d. Vasilisa Bardina 6-1, 6-0.

Nadia Petrova (11) d. Vania King 6-0, 6-1.

Sania Mirza d. Yaroslava Shvedova 6-0, 6-3.

Svetlana Kuznetsova (5) d. Julia Vakulenko 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Detroit 10 2 .833

Indiana 10 3 .769 1/2

New York 7 6 .538 31/2

Chicago 6 7 .462 41/2

Connecticut 5 9 .357 6

Washington 4 10 .286 7

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Sacramento 9 4 .692

San Antonio 8 5 .615 1

Phoenix 8 7 .533 2

Los Angeles 6 6 .500 21/2

Seattle 6 6 .500 21/2

Minnesota 4 10 .286 51/2

Houston 3 11 .214 61/2

LAST NIGHT

Washington 91, Connecticut 75

Houston 75, San Antonio 67

Chicago at Seattle, late

New York at Sacramento, late

TONIGHT

Connecticut at Detroit, 7:30

Sacramento at Los Angeles, 10:30



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