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Published: Wednesday, 8/8/2007

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The NWO LADY IRISH FAST PITCH SOFTBALL will hold tryouts for the 2008 season August 18 and 19th at Rolf Park in Maumee. The tryouts will be for its 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U teams. The cost for tryouts is $10 and fees collected will be donated to the JP Wilde Foundation Scholarship Fund. Contact Jim Zoltowski at 734-244-6203 for specific times for pitchers/catchers and infield/outfield positions.

A FREE INNER-CITY BASEBALL CLINIC is being hosted by the Toledo Division of Recreation and area coaches August 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Detwiler Baseball Complex. Participants can register by calling 419-936-2877.

The City of Toledo Division of Recreation & Athletics is hosting the TOLEDO PRIDE YOUTH TRIATHLON August 11 at the Willy s Park & Pool. Registration forms are available at the athletic office located at 2201 Ottawa Parkway or by calling 419-936-2877.

The City of Toledo Division of Recreation will be registering youth teams for it FALL SPORTS PROGRAMS which includes baseball, soccer, volleyball, and flag football begining August 13th at the athletic office located at 2201 Ottawa Parkway.

TRYOUTS for the 2008 12U Diamondhawks will be on 8/18 and 8/19, from noon until 2p.m. For details contact Jim at 419-343-7131.

The OREGON TIGERS BASBALL team is holding TRYOUTS for next season's U11 team. Tryouts will be held at the Oregon Rec. fields on August 19. Please contact Bryan F. for more information at 419-691-7088.

The NORTHWEST OHIO PIRATES 13U TRAVEL baseball has a tryout August 12, from noon-2p.m. at Perrysburg Junior High School at the Varsity Softball field. Contact Jeff Westfall at 419-265-9131.

The OHIO ICE BASEBALL organization is holding TRYOUTS for their 10U team for the 2008 season. Tryouts will be held August 11 and 18 from 10 a.m-noon at the CYO fields on Holland Sylvania, located between Hill and Angola. For more information contact Rob Wurzelbacher at 419-290-9631.

The Lucas County Recreation Center is now registering mens and co-ed teams for FALL SOFTBALL LEAGUES. The Monday-Wednesday mens league has a 20-game schedule beginning Sept. 10. League fee is $425 plus per-game umpire fees. The Sunday co-ed league has minimum 14-game schedule beginning Sept. 9. League fee is $325 plus umpires fees. Games are two-pitch, and softballs are provided for each league. Teams must register prior to the 7 p.m. organizational meeting on Sept. 4 at the LCRC front press box. A $50 deposit before then will reserve a league spot. Contact Allen Davis at 419-213-2204 for information.

Saturday FALL BASEBALL LEAGUES are forming at the Lucas County Recreation Center for 14-and-under and 12-and-under age divisions. No high school students are eligible. Cost per team is $150 plus per-game umpire fees. Baseballs are provided. A 14-game schedule (all doubleheaders) begins Aug. 25. Interested individual players will be recommended to established teams. Teams and individuals must register before 6 p.m. organizational meeting on Aug. 15 at LCRC front press box. Contact Allen Davis at 419-213-2204 for information.

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Buffalo 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Miami 0 0 0 .000 0 0

New England 0 0 0 .000 0 0

N.Y. Jets 0 0 0 .000 0 0

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Houston 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Indianapolis 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Jacksonville 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Tennessee 0 0 0 .000 0 0

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Pittsburgh 1 0 0 1.000 20 7

Baltimore 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Cincinnati 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Cleveland 0 0 0 .000 0 0

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Denver 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Kansas City 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Oakland 0 0 0 .000 0 0

San Diego 0 0 0 .000 0 0

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Dallas 0 0 0 .000 0 0

N.Y. Giants 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Philadelphia 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Washington 0 0 0 .000 0 0

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Atlanta 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Carolina 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Tampa Bay 0 0 0 .000 0 0

New Orleans 0 1 0 .000 7 20

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Chicago 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Detroit 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Green Bay 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Minnesota 0 0 0 .000 0 0

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Arizona 0 0 0 .000 0 0

San Francisco 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Seattle 0 0 0 .000 0 0

St. Louis 0 0 0 .000 0 0

TOMORROW

Cincinnati at Detroit, 7:30

Indianapolis at Dallas, 8

FRIDAY

Atlanta at N.Y. Jets, 7

New England at Tampa Bay, 7:30

Buffalo at New Orleans, 8

St. Louis at Minnesota, 8

SATURDAY

Jacksonville at Miami, 7:30

Green Bay at Pittsburgh, 7:30

Kansas City at Cleveland, 7:30

Chicago at Houston, 8

Washington at Tennessee, 8

Carolina at N.Y. Giants, 8

Arizona at Oakland, 10

SUNDAY, Aug. 12

Seattle at San Diego, 8

CFL

East Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Winnipeg 3 2 1 7 164 160

Montreal 3 3 0 6 132 128

Toronto 2 4 0 4 150 132

Hamilton 1 5 0 2 113 176

Western Division

W L T Pts PF PA

British Col. 5 1 0 10 158 109

Sask. 4 2 0 8 172 101

Calgary 3 3 0 6 154 180

Edmonton 2 3 1 5 134 191

Note: Two points for a regulation or overtime win and one point for a tie.

TOMORROW

Calgary at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Saskatchewan at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

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

SATURDAY

Hamilton at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, Aug. 17

B.C. at Calgary, 10 p.m.

SATURDAY, Aug. 18

Edmonton at Saskatchewan, 10 p.m.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

x-Detroit 22 6 .786

x-Indiana 19 11 .633 4

Connecticut 16 13 .552 61/2

Washington 13 15 .464 9

New York 12 16 .429 10

Chicago 12 18 .400 11

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

x-Phoenix 18 11 .621

Sacramento 17 11 .607 1/2

x-San Antonio 17 11 .607 1/2

Seattle 14 16 .467 41/2

Houston 10 19 .345 8

Los Angeles 9 18 .333 8

Minnesota 8 22 .267 101/2

x-clinched playoff spot

YESTERDAY

Washington 77, San Antonio 73

Sacramento 81, Connecticut 79

Indiana 75, Chicago 70, OT

Minnesota 95, Seattle 75

New York 77, Houston 71

Phoenix at Los Angeles, late

TONIGHT

No games scheduled

TOMORROW

Seattle at Detroit, 7:30

Sacramento at San Antonio, 8

New York at Phoenix, 10

Washington at Los Angeles, 10:30

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

New England 9 4 6 33 33 24

Kansas City 8 6 5 29 32 28

D.C. United 8 6 3 27 29 22

New York 8 7 3 27 26 23

Columbus 6 5 8 26 23 23

Chicago 5 8 5 20 16 26

Toronto FC 5 9 5 20 18 29

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Houston 10 6 4 34 28 14

FC Dallas 10 6 3 33 25 24

CD Chivas USA 8 6 3 27 24 19

Colorado 4 9 6 18 16 25

Los Angeles 3 5 5 14 17 18

Real Salt Lake 2 9 6 12 14 26

Note: Three points for victory, one point for tie.

TOMORROW

Los Angeles at D.C. United, 7

SATURDAY

Columbus at FC Dallas, 8:30

Houston at Colorado, 9

SUNDAY

Toronto FC at New York, 5

Los Angeles at New England, 7

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX Agreed to terms with OF Bobby Kielty on a minor league contract and assigned him to Pawtucket (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS Agreed to terms with INF Russell Branyan on a minor league contract and assigned him to Buffalo (IL). Purchased the contract of INF Asdrubal Cabrera from Buffalo. Designated INF Mike Rouse for assignment.

NEW YORK YANKEES Activated 1B Jason Giambi from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Joba Chamberlain from Scranton/Wilkes Barre (IL). Optioned RHP Brian Bruney to Scranton/Wilkes Barre. Designated INF Miguel Cairo for assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS Granted SS Royce Clayton his unconditional release.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Agreed to terms with OF Eric Byrnes on a three-year contract extension through the 2010 season.

ATLANTA BRAVES Recalled INF Martin Prado from Richmond (IL). Optioned RHP Joey Devine to Richmond.

CINCINNATI REDS Optioned LHP Jon Coutlangus to Louisville (IL). Placed INF-OF Ryan Freel on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 3. Recalled RHP Gary Majewski from Louisville. Activated LHP Eddie Guardado from the 60-day DL.

COLORADO ROCKIES Optioned RHP Ramon Ramirez to Colorado Springs (PCL). Recalled RHP Ryan Speier from Colorado Springs.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS Announced the retirement of S Mike Minter. Signed TE Dan Murray.

CLEVELAND BROWNS Agreed to terms with QB Brady Quinn on a five-year contract.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS Placed OL Dan Mozes on injured reserve. Signed WR Paris Hamilton.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Signed C Kris Beech to a one-year contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS Signed RW Arron Asham to a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Announced Absolute Hockey Enterprises executed a purchase and sale agreement for the team.

MOTORSPORTS

NASCAR Fined Robby Gordon $35,000 and placed him on probation through the end of the year for misconduct during the Busch Series race on Saturday. Fined Stephen Leicht s crew chief Charles Cully Barraclough $10,000, Patrick Carpentier s crew chief Paul Wolfe $5,000, Bobby Hamilton Jr. s crew chief Chris Wright $2,000 and Mike McKenzie s crew chief Jeff Spraker $2,000 for violations at the Busch Series race Saturday. Docked Leicht and car owner Robert Yates, and Carpentier and car owner Armando Fitz 25 Busch Series points for their crew chiefs infractions.

COLLEGE

FLORIDA STATE Named Terrell Buckley student assistant football coach. Dismissed OT Matt Hardrick from the football team for a violation of team rules.

GEORGE WASHINGTON Signed Joe McKeown, women s basketball coach, to a contract extension through June 2014.

TENNESSEE Suspended sophomore RB LaMarcus Coker indefinitely

latest line

Baseball

National League

COLORADO Even-6 Milwaukee

PHILADELPHIA 51/2 -61/2 Florida

CINCINNATI 51/2 -61/2 LA Dodgers

NY METS Even-6 Atlanta

HOUSTON Even-6 Chicago Cubs

ST. LOUIS Even-6 San Diego

ARIZONA 6-7 Pittsburgh

SAN FRANCISCO 61/2 -71/2 Washington

American League

DETROIT 51/2 -61/2 Tampa Bay

NY Yankees P TORONTO

BALTIMORE Even-6 Seattle

Minnesota 9-11 KANSAS CITY

Cleveland 6-7 CHI WHITE SOX

TEXAS 51/2 -61/2 Oakland

Boston Even-6 LA ANGELS

NFL Preseason

Thursday, August 9th.

Week One

DETROIT 2 Cincinnati

DALLAS 41/2 Indianapolis Friday, August 10th.

NY JETS 31/2 Atlanta

TAMPA BAY 1 New England

NEW ORLEANS 41/2 Buffalo

MINNESOTA 2 St. Louis

(Saturday)

PITTSBURGH 5 Green Bay

MIAMI 11/2 Jacksonville

CLEVELAND 3 Kansas City

TENNESSEE 3 Washington

NY GIANTS 1 Carolina

Chicago 1 HOUSTON

OAKLAND 2 Arizona

(Sunday)

SAN DIEGO 31/2 Seattle

(Monday)

BALTIMORE 3 Philadelphia

SAN FRANCISCO 21/2 Denver

Home Team in CAPS

tennis

Rogers Masters

At Montreal

Singles

First Round

Tommy Haas (12) d. Agustin Calleri 6-3, 7-6 (6).

James Blake (9) d. Jurgen Melzer 7-5, 7-6 (4).

Andy Murray (13) d. Robby Ginepri 6-4, 6-4.

Marat Safin d. Robin Soderling 1-2, retired.

Second Round

Novak Djokovic (3), Serbia, d. Nicolas Kiefer 6-3, 6-3.

Radek Stepanek d. Fernando Gonzalez (6) 6-7 (2), 7-6 (1), 6-4.

East West Bank Classic

At Carson, Calif.

Singles

First Round

Victoria Azarenka d. Alberta Brianti 6-3, 6-3.

Elena Dementieva (9) d. Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-1.

Mara Santangelo d. Anastasia Rodionova 6-1, 7-6 (3).

Ai Sugiyama d. Camille Pin 5-7, 6-3, 6-3.

Second Round

Kateryna Bondarenko d. Dinara Safina (8) 6-2, 7-5.

GOLF

PGA Championship

Tee Times

At Tulsa, Okla.

Thursday-Friday

Hole 1-Hole 10

8:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Steve Flesch, Ryan Benzel, Bradley Dredge

8:40 a.m.-1:55 p.m. Anthony Kim, Phil Schmitt, Gregory Havret

8:50 a.m.-2:05 p.m. Richard Sterne, Micah Rudosky, Heath Slocum

9:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Rocco Mediate, Sean O Hair, Niclas Fasth

9:10 a.m.-2:25 p.m. Jose Maria Olazabal, Fred Funk, Arron Oberholser

9:20 a.m.-2:35 p.m. Bo Van Pelt, Tim Herron, Rod Pampling

9:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Luke Donald, Jim Furyk, Jonathan Byrd

9:40 a.m.-2:55 p.m. Steve Stricker, Brett Wetterich, Mike Weir

9:50 a.m.-3:05 p.m. Steve Elkington, John Daly, Shaun Micheel

10:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Trevor Immelman, Robert Karlsson, Tom Pernice Jr.

10:10 a.m.-3:25 p.m. Raphael Jacquelin, Jeev Milkha Singh, Pat Perez

10:20 a.m.-3:35 p.m. Ken Duke, Peter Hanson, Brad Lardon

10:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Frank Lickliter II, William Amundsen, Kevin Sutherland

1:40 p.m.-8:35 a.m. Charl Schwartzel, Erik Wolf, Bart Bryant

1:50 p.m.-8:45 a.m. Simon Dyson, Don Yrene, Brett Quigley

2:00 p.m.-8:55 a.m. Bubba Watson, Richard Green, Joe Ogilvie

2:10 p.m.-9:05 a.m. Zach Johnson, Angel Cabrera, Padraig Harrington

2:20 p.m.-9:15 a.m. Aaron Baddeley, Ben Curtis, Andres Romero

2:30 p.m.-9:25 a.m. Vijay Singh, Mark Brooks, Davis Love III

2:40 p.m.-9:35 a.m. Chris DiMarco, Tim Clark, Ian Poulter

2:50 p.m.-9:45 a.m. Jeff Sluman, David Toms, Phil Mickelson

3:00 p.m.-9:55 a.m. David Howell, Vaughn Taylor, Adam Scott

3:10 p.m.-10:05 a.m. Toru Taniguchi, Rory Sabbatini, Justin Rose

3:20 p.m.-10:15 a.m. Ted Purdy, J.J. Henry, Todd Hamilton

3:30 p.m.-10:25 a.m. Kevin Burton, Anders Hansen, Kenny Perry

3:40 p.m.-10:35 a.m. Thongchai Jaidee, Robert Gaus, Stephen Leaney

Hole 10-Hole 1

8:35 a.m.-1:40 p.m. Mark Wilson, Brian Bateman, Tim Thelen

8:45 a.m.-1:50 p.m. Camilo Villegas, John O Leary, Markus Brier

8:55 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Charley Hoffman, Nick Watney, Dean Wilson

9:05 a.m.-2:10 p.m. Boo Weekley, Darren Clarke, Retief Goosen

9:15 a.m.-2:20 p.m. Tom Lehman, Sergio Garcia, Geoff Ogilvy

9:25 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Ernie Els, Colin Montgomerie, Stewart Cink

9:35 a.m.-2:40 p.m. Chad Campbell, Nick O Hern, Ryan Moore

9:45 a.m.-2:50 p.m. Bob Tway, Rich Beem, Tiger Woods

9:55 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Hunter Mahan, Henrik Stenson, K.J. Choi

10:05 a.m.-3:10 p.m. Charles Howell III, Lee Westwood, Shingo Katayama

10:15 a.m.-3:20 p.m. Chip Sullivan, Corey Pavin, Denis Watson

10:25 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Billy Mayfair, Gregory Bisconti, Soren Hansen

10:35 a.m.-3:40 p.m. Bob McGrath, Anthony Wall, Jeff Quinney

1:45 p.m.-8:30 a.m. Graeme Storm, Scott Hebert, Brandt Snedeker

1:55 p.m.-8:40 a.m. Johan Edfors, Joe Durant, Kelly Mitchum

2:05 p.m.-8:50 a.m. Jose Coceres, Matt Call, D.J. Trahan

2:15 p.m.-9:00 a.m. Wen Chong Liang, Woody Austin, Nathan Green

2:25 p.m.-9:10 a.m. John Senden, Troy Matteson, Thomas Bjorn

2:35 p.m.-9:20 a.m. Mark Calcavecchia, Justin Leonard, Michael Campbell

2:45 p.m.-9:30 a.m. Paul Casey, Stuart Appleby, Lucas Glover

2:55 p.m.-9:40 a.m. Miguel Angel Jimenez, Scott Verplank, Robert Allenby

3:05 p.m.-9:50 a.m. Jerry Kelly, Paul McGinley, Will MacKenzie

3:15 p.m.-10:00 a.m. Jyoti Randhawa, Stephen Ames, Paul Goydos

3:25 p.m.-10:10 a.m. Ryuji Imada, Matt Seitz, Eric Axley

3:35 p.m.-10:20 a.m. Butch Sheehan, Daniel Chopra, Yong-Eun Yang

3:45 p.m.-10:30 a.m. Nick Dougherty, Mike Small, John Rollins

Sportlight

Aug. 8

1902 The United States, led by William Larned, beats Britain three matches to two to capture the Davis Cup.

1903 Britain wins the Davis Cup by beating the United States 4-1.

1936 At the Berlin Olympics, the United States finishes 1-2-3 in the men s decathlon. Glenn Morris sets a world record with 7,900 points, followed by Robert Clark and Jack Parker.

1945 Harry Pownall drives Titan Hanover to a two-heat sweep to win the 20th Hambletonian Stakes.

1981 Shiaway St. Pat, driven by Ray Remmen, wins the first Hambletonian Stakes run at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J., in four heats.

1982 Ray Floyd, who shot a record 63 in the opening round, wins the PGA championship by three shots over Lanny Wadkins.

1984 Carl Lewis sets the Olympic record in the 200 meters with a 19.80 clocking.

1987 Mack Lobell, driven by John Campbell, wins the Hambletonian in straight heats with a record-smashing performance. Mack Lobell wins the second heat, and the race, by 61/4 lengths over Napoletano in 1:53 3-5, a fifth of a second off the world all-age trotting record set by Prakas in 1985.

1992 The Dream Team picks up its gold medal and Carl Lewis anchors a world-record 400-meter relay, winning his eighth gold medal in three Olympics. The U.S. basketball team beats Croatia 117-85, with the 32-point margin of victory the smallest of the Games. In the 400, Mike Marsh, Leroy Burrell, Dennis Mitchell and Lewis set a world record of 37.40 seconds. Steve Lewis anchors another world-record as the Americans won the 1,600 relay by nearly half the length of a football field. The team of Andrew Valmon, Quincy Watts, Michael Johnson and Lewis ran the 1,600 in 2:55.74.

2001 Damion Easley goes 6-for-6 with a home run and three RBIs as Detroit routs Texas 19-6. The Tigers tie a modern major league record by scoring 13 runs in the ninth inning.

2006 Roger Goodell is chosen as the NFL s next commissioner. Favored for months to get the job, he is unanimously elected by the league s 32 owners on the fifth ballot.



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