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Prep volleyball, tennis, soccer, golf, cross country

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Tomorrow

MAC

Buffalo at Rutgers, 7

Miami at Ball St., 7

Kent St. at Iowa St., 8

EAST

Sacred Heart at Assumption, 7

Cent. Connecticut St. at Towson, 7

Ursinus at La Salle, 7:30

SOUTH

Carson-Newman at Chattanooga, 7

Tulsa at Louisiana-Monroe, 7

Savannah St. at Morgan St., 7

Murray St. at Louisville, 7:30

Delaware at William & Mary, 7:30

LSU at Mississippi St., 8

West Alabama at Samford, 8

MIDWEST

SE Missouri at Cincinnati, 7

Tennessee Tech at E. Illinois, 7

Quincy at S. Illinois, 7

S. Dakota St. at W. Illinois, 7:05

Drake at Illinois St., 7:30

Missouri-Rolla at Missouri St., 8

Minn. St., Mankato at N. Iowa, 8:05

SOUTHWEST

Angelo St. at Sam Houston St., 7

FAR WEST

SE Louisiana at New Mexico St., 8

UNLV at Utah St., 8:05

Weber St. at Boise St., 9

W. New Mexico at N. Arizona, 9:05

Utah at Oregon St., 10

Friday

EAST

Wagner at W. Connecticut, 7

Navy at Temple, 7:30

Washington at Syracuse, 8

FAR WEST

Montana-Western at E. Washington, 10:05

Saturday

MAC

W. Michigan at West Virginia, 3:30

E. Michigan at Pittsburgh, 6

Cent. Michigan at Kansas, 7

Purdue at Toledo, 7

Army vs. Akron at Cleveland, 7

Gardner-Webb at Ohio, 7

Bowling Green at Minnesota, 8

BIG TEN

Youngstown St. at Ohio St., Noon

Appalachian St. at Michigan, Noon

UAB at Michigan St., Noon

Northeastern at Northwestern, Noon

Missouri vs. Illinois at St. Louis, 3:30

Iowa vs. N. Illinois at Chicago, 3:30

Washington St. at Wisconsin, 3:30

Indiana St. at Indiana, 8

EAST

Fla. International at Penn St., Noon

Albany, N.Y. at Colgate, 1

Delaware Valley at Iona, 1

Holy Cross at Massachusetts, 1

Fordham at Rhode Island, 1

Dayton at Robert Morris, 1

Wake Forest at Boston College, 3:30

Bucknell at Duquesne, 6

Marist at Lafayette, 6

Monmouth, N.J. at Maine, 6

Georgetown, D.C. at Stony Brook, 6

SOUTH

Marshall at Miami, Noon

East Carolina at Virginia Tech, Noon

W. Kentucky at Florida, 12:30

Lock Haven at VMI, 1

Connecticut at Duke, 2

Ark.-Pine Bluff at MVSU, 2

Charleston Southern at The Citadel, 2

Southern U. vs. Florida A&M at Birmingham, Ala., 3

Mississippi at Memphis, 3:30

Jacksonville at Bethune-Cookman, 4

Middle Tennessee at Florida Atlantic, 4

E. Kentucky at Kentucky, 6

Villanova at Maryland, 6

UCF at N.C. State, 6

Virginia St. at Norfolk St., 6

James Madison at North Carolina, 6

N. Carolina A&T at Winston-Salem, 6

Oklahoma St. at Georgia, 6:45

W. Carolina at Alabama, 7

Grambling St. at Alcorn St., 7

Bethel, Tenn. at Austin Peay, 7

UNC-Pembroke at Davidson, 7

Coastal Carolina at Delaware St., 7

Presbyterian at Furman, 7

Delta St. at Jackson St., 7

Tusculum at Liberty, 7

Cent. Arkansas at Louisiana Tech, 7

Henderson St. at Northwestern St., 7

Louisiana-Lafayette at South Carolina, 7

Tenn.-Martin at Southern Miss., 7

Alabama A&M vs. Tennessee St. at Nashville, Tenn., 7

Richmond at Vanderbilt, 7

Georgetown, Ky. at Wofford, 7

Elon at South Florida, 7:05

Kansas St. at Auburn, 7:45

Jacksonville St. at Alabama St., 8

Portland St. at McNeese St., 8

MIDWEST

Albion at Butler, 1

St. Francis, Ill. at Valparaiso, 1

Nevada at Nebraska, 3:30

Georgia Tech at Notre Dame, 3:30

SOUTHWEST

Baylor at TCU, 6

Troy at Arkansas, 7

North Texas at Oklahoma, 7

Tarleton St. at Stephen F.Austin, 7

Arkansas St. at Texas, 7

Montana St. at Texas A&M, 7

Cal Poly at Texas St., 7

Nicholls St. at Rice, 8

Prairie View at Texas Southern, 8

New Mexico at UTEP, 10

FAR WEST

Colorado St. vs. Colorado at Denver, Noon

S. Carolina St. at Air Force, 2

Virginia at Wyoming, 2

W. Washington at UC Davis, 3

S. Utah at Montana, 3:05

Houston at Oregon, 3:30

UCLA at Stanford, 3:30

Arizona at BYU, 5:30

Tennessee at California, 8

San Diego at Azusa Pacific, 9

San Jose St. at Arizona St., 10

Sacramento St. at Fresno St., 10

Idaho at Southern Cal, 10:15

N. Colorado at Hawaii, 12:05 a.m.

PRO FOOTBALL

NFL preseason

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Miami 2 1 0 .667 57 58

N.Y. Jets 2 1 0 .667 71 65

Buffalo 1 2 0 .333 40 51

New England 1 2 0 .333 58 47

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Houston 2 1 0 .667 80 56

Jacksonville 2 1 0 .667 69 50

Tennessee 2 1 0 .667 61 55

Indianapolis 1 2 0 .333 71 60

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Pittsburgh 3 1 0 .750 68 43

Cleveland 2 1 0 .667 53 51

Baltimore 1 2 0 .333 48 29

Cincinnati 0 3 0 .000 64 78

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Oakland 2 1 0 .667 68 59

San Diego 2 1 0 .667 79 68

Denver 1 2 0 .333 53 61

Kansas City 0 3 0 .000 29 57

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Dallas 2 1 0 .667 70 58

Washington 2 1 0 .667 37 25

N.Y. Giants 1 2 0 .333 46 56

Philadelphia 1 2 0 .333 43 66

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Atlanta 2 1 0 .667 53 60

Tampa Bay 2 1 0 .667 63 69

New Orleans 2 2 0 .500 74 59

Carolina 1 2 0 .333 41 72

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Chicago 3 0 0 1.000 78 71

Detroit 2 1 0 .667 60 83

Green Bay 2 1 0 .667 74 43

Minnesota 1 2 0 .333 60 63

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Seattle 2 1 0 .667 67 77

St. Louis 1 2 0 .333 36 60

San Francisco 1 2 0 .333 67 69

Arizona 0 3 0 .000 74 93

MONDAY

Atlanta 24, Cincinnati 19

TOMORROW

Buffalo at Detroit, 7

New York Jets at Philadelphia, 7:30

New York Giants at New England, 7:30

Washington at Jacksonville, 7:30

Cleveland at Chicago, 8

Green Bay at Tennessee, 8

Dallas at Minnesota, 8

Houston at Tampa Bay, 8

Miami at New Orleans, 8

Kansas City at St. Louis, 8

Pittsburgh at Carolina, 8

Arizona at Denver, 9

Oakland at Seattle, 10

San Francisco at San Diego, 10

FRIDAY

Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 7:30

Baltimore at Atlanta, 7:30

CFL

Eastern Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Winnipeg 5 2 1 11 201 194

Montreal 5 3 0 10 189 155

Toronto 2 6 0 4 176 171

Hamilton 1 7 0 2 139 222

Western Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Sask. 6 2 0 12 235 146

British Col. 5 2 1 11 224 176

Calgary 3 4 1 7 217 255

Edmonton 3 4 1 7 185 247

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

FRIDAY

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

SUNDAY

Winnipeg at Saskatchewan, 4 p.m.

MONDAY

Toronto at Hamilton, 1 p.m.

Edmonton at Calgary, 4 p.m.

FRIDAY, Sept. 7

Calgary at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY, Sept. 8

Hamilton at Toronto, 3 p.m.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES Released RHP Paul Shuey. Recalled LHP Kurt Birkins from Norfolk (IL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS Signed LHP Joe Kennedy to a minor-league contract and assigned him to Syracuse (IL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS Activated OF ALfonso Soriano from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Carmen Pignatiello from Iowa (PCL). Sent C Koyie Hill outright to Iowa.

CINCINNATI REDS Activated C David Ross from the 15-day DL.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS Placed RHP Claudio Vargas on the 15-day DL.

NEW YORK METS Activated OF Endy Chavez from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Brian Lawrence to New Orleans (PCL).

Midwest League

SWING OF THE QUAD CITIES Announced the St. Louis Cardinals assigned LHP Matt Spade to the team from Johnson City (Appalachian).

American Association

ST. PAUL SAINTS Released RHP Jason Verdugo.

Atlantic League

LANCASTER BARNSTORMERS Acquired 3B Dionys Cesar from Long Island (Atlantic) for the rights to OF Reggie Taylor.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

PHOENIX SUNS Agreed to terms with G D.J. Strawberry on a two-year contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS Claimed P Mike Barr off waivers from Pittsburgh.

BALTIMORE RAVENS Released G Keydrick Vincent. Placed RB P.J. Daniels on injured reserve.

BUFFALO BILLS Placed OL Aaron Merz on injured reserve. Released OT Walter Stith, DB Jon Corto and WR Felton Huggins.

CINCINNATI BENGALS Released FB Stan White and WR Tony Kays. Placed LB David Pollack on the physically unable to perform list. Placed OT Adam Kieft and DE Jimmy Verdon on injured reserve.

CLEVELAND BROWNS Placed C LeCharles Bentley on the physically unable to perform list.

DETROIT LIONS Released OT Rex Tucker, FB Keith Belton, CB Ike Charlton, LB Cole Haley, LB James Hargrave, DE Marcus Lewis and WR Edell Shepherd. Placed S Daniel Bullocks on injured reserve.

HOUSTON TEXANS Released FB Patrick Pass. Placed OT Charles Spencer on the physically unable to perform list.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS Released WR Aaron Brown, WR Brian Hare, DE Noland Burchette, OT Gabe Hall, DT Tom Johnson, CB Cedrick Holt, S Norman LeJeune and QB Mike McGann. Terminated the contract of G Rick DeMulling. Placed LB Keith O Neil on injured reserve-waived list.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS Released OT Kevin Sampson, OT George Batiste, OT Ramiro Pruneda, CB Marcus Maxey, CB Michael Bragg, DE Chris Harris, TE Mike Pinkard, WR Titus Ryan and WR Brent Little. Terminated the contract of WR Rod Gardner. Placed G Chris Bober, FB Greg Hanoian, LB David Hicks and WR Maurice Price on injured reserve.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Signed CB Asante Samuel to a one-year contract. Released OL Chris Patrick. Placed WR Troy Brown, WR, Chad Jackson and CB Eddie Jackson on the physically unable to perform reserve list. Placed DB Mike Richardson on injured reserve. Released OL Chris Patrick.

NEW YORK GIANTS Placed LS Ryan Kuehl on injured reserve.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Released OT Jonathan Alston, QB Erik Meyer, CB Dennis Davis, G Jason Murphy, S Patrick Ghee, WR Robert Ortiz, RB A.J. Harris, LB Marcus Rucker, WR Chris Jones, K Kurt Smith, C Austin King and TE Andy Stokes.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Claimed LB Leon Joe off waivers from Chicago. Placed G Jeb Terry and TE Matt Herian on injured reserve. Released P Sean Douglas.

TENNESSEE TITANS Agreed to terms with DT Corey Simon. Released K John Vaughn.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

LOS ANGELES KINGS Named Dave Lewis assistant coach, Jamie Kompon assistant coach and director of amateur scouting. Signed G Jean-Sebastien Aubin and D Richard Petiot to one-year contracts.

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS Named Kevin Huisman database/group service manager. Promoted John Hoffa to group ticket sales account manager, Andrew Gillett to ticket operations manager, Randy Cleves senior director of public relations and Sean Wright to senior director of arena advertising.

COLLEGE

DUKE Named Luci Hill assistant director of athletics for business operations, Jamie Pootrakul assistant director of athletics for compliance, Heather Ryan director of academic support, Lee Aldridge assistant director of internet operations, Ben Blevins assistant sports information director, Meghan Carolan and Chris Deal assistant equipment managers, Chris Cook sports information staff assistant, Nicole Gehrich assistant athletic trainer, Roger Hinshaw assistant director of football operations, Beth Houtrow and Kacy King academic coordinators, Leslie Lacin assistant director of academic support, B.J. Naedele director of football relations, Kelly Preussner academic coordinator and Lisa Streger assistant director of sports information.

EAST CAROLINA Suspended sophomore QB Rob Kass one game for violating team policy.

MIAMI Suspended sophomre WR Sam Shields one game for violating team rules.

WNBA

Playoffs

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-3)

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Last night: Detroit 71, New York 70, Detroit wins series 2-1

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Monday: San Antonio 80, Sacramento 78, San Antonio wins series 2-1

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

TONIGHT

Kansas City at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m.

BASKETBALL

FIBA Americas

Second Round

Top 4 advance to semifinals

Last night

Venezuela 88, Uruguay 79

Argentina 85, Canada 70

Mexico vs. Brazil, late

Puerto Rico vs. United States, late

Monday

Canada 95, Uruguay 88

Argentina 98, Venezuela 63

Puerto Rico 97, Brazil 75

United States 127, Mexico 100

Today

Canada vs. Mexico, 3:30 p.m.

Venezuela vs. Puerto Rico, 6 p.m.

Argentina vs. Brazil, 8:30 p.m.

Uruguay vs. United States, 11 p.m.

Tomorrow

Mexico vs. Venezuela, 4:30 p.m.

Brazil vs. Uruguay, 7 p.m.

Puerto Rico vs. Canada, 9:30 p.m.

United States vs. Argentina, 12 mid.

Semifinals

Saturday, Sept. 1

2 vs. 3, 4 or 7:30 p.m.

1 vs. 4, 4 or 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 2

Bronze Medal

Semifinal losers, 4 p.m.

Gold Medal

Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL

Bowling Green d. Oakland, 30-20, 30-20, 30-21.

Owens CC d. Oakland CC 30-17, 30-14.

Owens CC d. Delta CC 30-6, 30-21

LATEST LINE

Baseball

National League

LA DODGERS 81/2 -91/2 Washington

SAN FRANCISCO Even-6 Colorado

FLORIDA Even-6 Atlanta

Cincinnati Even-6 PITTSBURGH

NY Mets Even-6 PHILADELPHIA

CHICAGO CUBS 9-11 Milwaukee

HOUSTON 61/2 -71/2 St. Louis

SAN DIEGO 61/2 -71/2 Arizona

American League

Toronto 61/2 -71/2 OAKLAND

SEATTLE Even-6 LA Angels

CLEVELAND P Minnesota

NY YANKEES Even-6 Boston

Tampa Bay Even-6 BALTIMORE

Detroit 51/2 -61/2 KANSAS CITY

TEXAS P Chi White Sox

NFL Preseason

Thursday

DETROIT 31/2 Buffalo

NEW ENGLAND 31/2 NY Giants

PHILADELPHIA 2 NY Jets

JACKSONVILLE 31/2 Washington

CHICAGO 4 Cleveland

Dallas 2 MINNESOTA

TENNESSEE 6 Green Bay

TAMPA BAY 3 Houston

ST. LOUIS 2 Kansas City

CAROLINA 41/2 Pittsburgh

NEW ORLEANS 1 Miami

DENVER 41/2 Arizona

SAN DIEGO 3 San Francisco

SEATTLE 3 Oakland

Friday

Baltimore 31/2 ATLANTA

CINCINNATI 5 Indianapolis

College Football

Thursday

BALL STATE 6 Miami-Ohio

RUTGERS 32 Buffalo

L.s.u. 18 MISS. STATE

IOWA STATE 31/2 Kent State

Nevada Las Vegas 7 UTAH STATE

OREGON STATE 7 Utah

Tulsa 4 LA-MONROE

Friday

Navy 21 TEMPLE

Washington 3 SYRACUSE

Saturday

Purdue 7 TOLEDO

MINNESOTA 15 Bowling Green

WEST VIRGINIA 24 Western Michigan

VIRGINIA TECH 24 East Carolina

MIAMI-FLORIDA 18 Marshall

MICHIGAN STATE 19 Ala-Birmingham

Connecticut 51/2 DUKE

Virginia 4 WYOMING

NEBRASKA 21 Nevada

Mississippi 21/2 MEMPHIS

a-Iowa 12 Northern Illinois

OREGON 15 Houston

WISCONSIN 14 Washington State

NOTRE DAME 21/2 Georgia Tech

b-Missouri 5 Illinois

U.c.l.a. 17 STANFORD

BOSTON COLLEGE 61/2 Wake Forest

B.Y.U. 51/2 Arizona

c-Akron 5 Army

N.C. STATE 8 Central Florida

T.C.U. 21 Baylor

GEORGIA 61/2 Oklahoma State

KANSAS 71/2 Central Michigan

d-Colorado 21/2 Colorado State

PITTSBURGH 20 Eastern Mich.

AUBURN 131/2 Kansas State

CALIFORNIA 51/2 Tennessee

New Mexico 3 TEXAS EL PASO

ARIZONA STATE 15 San Jose State

SOUTHERN CAL 46 Idaho

PENN STATE 38 Fla International

TEXAS 39 Arkansas State

OKLAHOMA 41 North Texas

S. CAROLINA 291/2 La-Lafayette

ARKANSAS 241/2 Troy

Monday

Texas Tech 9 S.M.U.

Florida State 3 CLEMSON

a-at Chicago, IL.

b-at St. Louis, MO.

c-at Cleveland, OH.

d-at Denver, CO.

Home Team in CAPS

NOTES

Sylvania Recreation is currently registering teams for its FALL ADULT and CO-ED SOFTBALL LEAGUES. Call Rob at 419-882-1500 for details.

North Baltimore High School has OPENINGS for JV boys basketball coach, athletic trainer, or a nurse with sports medicine training. Send resumes to Bradlee Rowlinson, 124 S. Second St., North Baltimore, O. 45872 or fax resumes to 419-257-3601 by Sept. 20th, or call 419-257-3464 for questions.

HOLES IN ONE

BOB LANIGAN, No. 6 at Inverness, 151 yards, 6-iron.

EVERETT ROSS, No. 5 at Whiteford Valley Blue, 143 yards, 9-iron.

TENNIS

U.S. Open

Singles, men, first round

Lleyton Hewitt (16) d. Amer Delic 6-2, 6-4, 6-2; Juan Ignacio Chela (20) d. Michael McClune 6-2, 6-1, 7-6 (0); Juan Monaco (23) d. Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-2, 3-6, 6-1, 7-5; Wayne Odesnik d. Danai Udomchoke 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (2); Arnaud Clement d. Ivo Karlovic (32) 7-6 (5), 6-4, 4-6, 6-7 (6), 6-4; Jurgen Melzer (31) d. Diego Hartfield 6-4, 7-5, 7-5; Novak Djokovic (3), Serbia, d. Robin Haase 6-2, 6-1, 6-3; Michael Llodra d. Filippo Volandri (29) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4; Andrei Pavel d. Dominik Meffert 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-5; Fabrice Santoro d. Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-7 (8), 6-2, 6-1; James Blake (6) d. Michael Russell 7-6 (6), 6-3, 7-6 (4); David Ferrer (15) d. Florian Mayer 6-3, 6-2, 6-3; Radek Stepanek d. Carlos Berlocq 7-6 (3), 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2; Xavier Malisse d. Kristian Pless 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3, 7-5; Florent Serra d. Werner Eschauer 6-7 (3), 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-2.; Agustin Calleri d. Andreas Seppi 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5; David Nalbandian (24) d. Ivan Navarro Pastor 7-5, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6); Jose Acasuso d. Martin Vassallo Arguello 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-4.

Andy Roddick (5), d. Justin Gimelstob, 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-3.

Women

First Round

Virginie Razzano d. Emilie Loit 6-1, 6-2; Svetlana Kuznetsova (4) d. Klara Zakopalova 6-2, 6-3; Laura Granville d. Olivia Sanchez 6-2, 6-2; Agnieszka Radwanska (30) d. Akiko Morigami 6-2, 6-1; Victoria Azarenka d. Emmanuelle Gagliardi 6-1, 6-1; Camille Pin d. Tatiana Perebiynis 6-1, 6-2; Sania Mirza (26) d. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-1; Dominika Cibulkova d. Tathiana Garbin (23) 6-4, 6-3; Patty Schnyder (11) d. Iveta Benesova 6-3, 6-0; Nicole Vaidisova (13) d. Alla Kudryavtseva 6-1, 6-2; Maria Kirilenko d. Martina Muller 6-3, 6-1; Martina Hingis (16) d. Mathilde Johansson 6-0, 6-3; Pauline Parmentier d. Tatjana Malek 6-2, 6-4; Severine Bremond d. Edina Gallovits 6-1, 7-5; Katarina Srebotnik (22) d. Alicia Molik 6-2, 6-2; Jelena Kostanic Tosic d. Elena Vesnina 6-4, 6-2; Julia Vakulenko d. Daniela Hantuchova (9) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1; Anna Chakvetadze (6) d. Ashley Weinhold 6-1, 6-1; Flavia Pennetta d. Peng Shuai 1-6, 6-3, 6-4; Nadia Petrova (7) d. Timea Bacsinszky 6-3, 6-1; Anabel Medina Garrigues (31) d. Aleksandra Wozniak 6-3, 6-3; Michaella Krajicek (32) d. Alberta Brianti 6-2, 6-0; Francesca Schiavone (24) d. Nathalie Dechy 6-3, 6-1; Maria Sharapova (2) d. Roberta Vinci 6-0, 6-1; Shahar Peer (18), d. Meilen Tu, 6-4, 7-6 (7).

SPORTLIGHT

Aug. 29

1993 Brandie Burton s 20-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff edges Betsy King for the du Maurier Classic title, the LPGA Tour s final major of the season.

1998 Toms River, N.J., wins its first Little League World Series with a 12-9 victory over Kashima, Japan. Chris Cardone hits home runs in consecutive at-bats including the game-deciding two-run shot.

2000 Second-seeded Gustavo Kuerten, the reigning French Open king, is beaten 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (1) by qualifier Wayne Arthurs in the U.S. Open. Kuerten is the second No. 2 seed to be eliminated in the first round since the Open era began in 1956.



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