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HOCKEY

NHL Playoffs

CONFERENCE FINALS

Thursday

Dallas at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Friday

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday

Dallas at Detroit, 7 p.m.

Sunday, May 11

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, May 12

Detroit at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, May 13

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 14

Detroit at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 15

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 17

Dallas at Detroit, 1:30 p.m., if necessary

HOLE IN ONE

MATT LEWANDOWSKI, Ottawa Park, No. 14, 96 yards, pitching wedge.

JOHN LENIX, No. 7 at Spuyten Duyval South, 7-iron, 158 yards.

BOWLING

KeyBank Traveling Classic

Final round at Forest View

H.O.T. Printing and Graphics: Molnar 246-200-230-676; Brown 248-194-189-631; Pawlowski 247-218-213-678; King 214-229-182-625; Genalo 288-214-237-739. Totals 1243-1055-1051.

Bay Center Recreation: D. Patchen 236-236-188-660; T. Patchen 228-256-238-722; Gargas 213-237-202-652; Weiss 203-193-202-598; Lewandowski 257-203-199-659. Totals 1137-1125-1029-

Final round at Bowlero

H.O.T. Printing and Graphics: Molnar 231-234-264-729; Brown 220-243-135-598; Rechtine 279-233-226-738; King 229-216-194-639; Genalo 215-219-237-671 Totals 1174-1145-1056.

Bay Center Recreation: T. Patchen 166-221-206-593; Gargas 178-250-248-676; Huss Jr 247-177-257-681; Weiss 245-237-215-697; Lewandowski 266-234-209-709 . Totals 1102-119-1135.

Total points: H.O.T. 37, Bay Center 23.

FOOTBALL

Arena Football League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Eastern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 9 1 0 .900 640 495

Dallas 8 1 0 .889 429 401

Cleveland 5 4 0 .556 516 539

New York 5 4 0 .556 452 430

Columbus 2 7 0 .222 431 486

Southern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 7 3 0 .700 574 498

Orlando 7 3 0 .700 574 538

Georgia 4 5 0 .444 521 486

Tampa Bay 3 6 0 .333 478 504

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Chicago 8 2 0 .800 588 461

Colorado 4 5 0 .444 480 490

Grand Rapids 3 6 0 .333 511 535

Kansas City 1 8 0 .111 432 548

Western Division

W L T Pct PF PA

San Jose 5 5 0 .500 542 539

Arizona 4 5 0 .444 460 531

Los Angeles 4 6 0 .400 561 629

Utah 1 9 0 .100 565 644

FRIDAY

Orlando at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

San Jose at Arizona, 10 p.m.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Columbus 5 1 0 15 11 7

Chicago 4 1 1 13 11 3

Toronto FC 3 2 1 10 8 9

New England 3 3 1 10 8 10

Kansas City 3 3 1 10 8 9

New York 2 1 2 8 6 4

D.C. United 2 4 0 6 9 12

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Colorado 3 3 0 9 10 7

FC Dallas 2 1 3 9 8 5

Los Angeles 2 2 2 8 13 13

CD Chivas USA 1 3 2 5 9 13

Real Salt Lake 1 3 2 5 9 11

San Jose 1 3 1 4 2 5

Houston 0 2 4 4 5 9

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

SUNDAY

Colorado 2, D.C. United 0

THURSDAY

Chicago at D.C. United, 7:30

SATURDAY

Colorado at Houston, 8:30

FC Dallas at Real Salt Lake, 9

Columbus at San Jose, 10

New York at Los Angeles, 10:30

SUNDAY, MAY 11

New England at CD Chivas USA, 3

SPORTLIGHT

May 7

1938 Lawrin, ridden by Eddie Arcaro, wins the Kentucky Derby by one length over Dauber.

1952 One Count, ridden by Eddie Arcaro, wins the Belmont Stakes by 21/2 lengths over heavily favored Blue Man.

1955 Swaps, ridden by Willie Shoemaker, wins the Kentucky Derby by 11/2 lengths over Nashua.

1972 The Los Angeles Lakers win their first NBA championship with a 114-100 victory over the New York Knicks in Game 5.

1977 Heavily favored Seattle Slew, ridden by Jean Cruguet, wins the Kentucky Derby by 13/4 lengths over Run Dusty Run.

1982 A federal jury rules that the NFL violated antitrust laws when it unsuccessfully attempted to prevent the Oakland Raiders from moving to Los Angeles.

1988 Winning Colors, ridden by Gary Stevens, leads from start to finish to win the Kentucky Derby by a neck, becoming the first roan and the third filly to win the race.

1993 Wayne Gretzky of the Los Angeles Kings scores his 100th and 101st playoff goals in a 7-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

1994 The Denver Nuggets, with a 98-94 overtime win against the No. 1-seeded Seattle SuperSonics, become the first eighth-seeded playoff team to win a series. The Nuggets come back from an 0-2 deficit in the best-of-5 series.

1995 Reggie Miller scores eight points in the last 16 seconds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 107-105 win over the New York Knicks in the second-round opener of the NBA playoffs.

1997 The Montreal Expos set two National League records by scoring 18 runs in two consecutive innings. The Expos 13 runs in the sixth, an NL record, follows a five-run fifth inning as they beat the San Francisco Giants 19-3.

2005 Giacomo, a 50-1 shot, defies the odds and wins the Kentucky Derby in a gigantic upset, running down a game Afleet Alex in the final strides and generating a huge payoff. Closing Argument, a 70-1 shot, finishes second with Afleet Alex third in the largest Derby field since 20 started in 1984.

2005 Dallas 116-76 victory over Houston is the most lopsided Game 7 score in NBA history. The Mavericks are the third team in playoff history to win a seven-game series after losing the first two games at home.

2006 Ilya Bryzgalov ties an NHL rookie record with his third consecutive postseason shutout, blanking Colorado 3-0. He matches the record set by Toronto s Frank McCool, who had three postseason shutouts in a row as a rookie against Detroit in 1945.

PREP LACROSSE

Notre Dame Academy 21, Sylvania 14: ND--Van Metre 7, Schaar 4, Klopping 4, Yang 3, Bishop 2, Lavoy 1 (Unverferth 1 save, Whitehill 12 saves). Sylvania- Osadetz 4, karabin 3, Vidlanti 2, Fooley 2, Wang 2, Best 1. (Meyer 12 saves).

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX Reinstated INF-OF Alexei Ramirez from the restricted list. Optioned RHP Adam Russell to Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS Designated OF Jason Michaels for assignment. Recalled OF Ben Francisco from Buffalo (IL). Agreed to terms with OF Bronson Sardinha on a minor league contract and assigned him to Buffalo.

NEW YORK YANKEES Activated INF Wilson Betemit from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Alberto Gonzalez to Scranton-Wilkes-Barre (IL).

BASKETBALL

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS Released LB Joe Brockington.

DENVER BRONCOS Named Jim Goodman vice president of football operations/player personnel, Brian Xanders assistant general manager, and Anthony Kelly assistant coordinator of pro and college scouting.

NEW YORK GIANTS Signed WR D.J. Hall, DE Wallace Gilberry, DE Antonio Reynolds and S Nehemiah Warrick.

NEW YORK JETS Re-signed CB Hank Poteat to a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Signed WR Amarri Jackson, C John Rochford, RB Clifton Smith and DT Chris Bradwell.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS Signed QB Derek Devine and S Patrick Ghee. Released DE Alonzo Dotson, QB Bret Meyer, S Kevin Mitchell and S Justin Scott.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES Signed F Nathan Gerbe to a three-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS Signed F Ian McKenzie.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS Signed RW Joel Rechlicz to a three-year contract.

COLLEGE

DEFIANCE Named Kyle Brumett men s basketball coach.

DUKE Named Nate James men s assistant basketball coach.

MURRAY STATE Signed Billy Kennedy, men s basketball coach, to a contract extension through the 2011-12 season.

NEBRASKA-OMAHA Signed Pat Behrns, football coach, to a five-year contract.

VALPARAISO Announced men s basketball F Cory Johnson will transfer from Iowa State.

TENNIS

German Open

Berlin

Singles

First Round

Catalina Castano d. Galina Voskoboeva 6-2, 6-2.

Alisa Kleybanova d. Olga Govortsova 6-0, 6-0.

Peng Shuai d. Jill Craybas 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-0.

Victoria Azarenka d. Casey Dellacqua 6-2, 6-2.

Yan Zi d. Martina Muller 6-2, 6-3.

Vera Dushevina d. Patty Schnyder (9) 6-2, 6-3.

Gisela Dulko d. Nicole Vaidisova (12) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2.

Anabel Medina Garrigues d. Tathiana Garbin 3-6, 7-5, 2-2, retired.

Second Round

Marion Bartoli (8) d. Lucie Safarova 6-0, 6-3.

Elena Dementieva (7) d. Kateryna Bondarenko 6-1, 6-2.

Serena Williams (5) d. Francesca Schiavone 6-2, 6-3.

Internazionali BNL d Italia

Rome

Singles

First Round

Tommy Robredo (14) d. Juan Ignacio Chela 6-4, 6-1.

Jose Acasuso d. Dmitry Tursunov 6-4, 6-2.

Juan Carlos Ferrero d. Nicolas Kiefer 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4.

Mario Ancic d. Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-4.

Fernando Gonzalez (12) d. Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, 3-6, 7-6 (0), 7-6 (6).

Nicolas Lapentti d. Filippo Volandri 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-2.

Ivo Karlovic d. Paul-Henri Mathieu (15) 7-6 (4), 6-2.

Fernando Verdasco d. Carlos Moya (11) 6-3, 6-4.

Gilles Simon d. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (10) 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6).

Second Round

Andy Roddick (6) d. Mardy Fish 6-1, 6-4.

Roger Federer (1) d. Guillermo Canas 6-3, 6-3.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Eastern Michigan 030 000 200 - 5 8 2

Bowling Green 032 520 12x - 15 15 2

WP-Cantrell. LP-Goldschmidt. BG leaders: Baird 3-4, 4 RBI, HR; Borcherdt 2-4, 2 RBI, HR; Galvin 3-6, 2 RBI, HR.

LATEST LINE

Baseball

National League

CINCINNATI 6-7 Chicago Cubs

LA DODGERS 51/2 -61/2 NY Mets

PITTSBURGH Even-6 San Francisco

FLORIDA Even-6 Milwaukee

ATLANTA 71/2 -81/2 San Diego

HOUSTON 71/2 -81/2 Washington

COLORADO Even-6 St. Louis

ARIZONA 51/2 -61/2 Philadelphia

American League

OAKLAND 6-7 Baltimore

TORONTO 6-7 Tampa Bay

NY YANKEES 51/2 -61/2 Cleveland

Boston Even-6 DETROIT

KANSAS CITY Even-6 LA Angels

CHI WHITE SOX 61/2 -71/2 Minnesota

SEATTLE 61/2 -71/2 Texas

NBA Playoffs

ORLANDO 31/2 (186) Detroit

LA LAKERS 61/2 (209) Utah

Home Team in CAPS

PREP TENNIS

WAITE 5, SCOTT 0: J. Brown d. Adkins, 6-0, 6-0; Clapsaddle d. Hutt, 6-0, 6-0; Neubert d. Wappner, 6-0, 6-0; Reich-Zacharias d. Rhodes-Johnson, 6-0, 6-0; Quintero-C. Brown d. Hitt-Hughes, 6-1, 6-2.

OTTAWA HILLS 3, MAUMEE VALLEY 2: Jarra (MV) d. Bechtel, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2; Aubry (OH) d. Padda, 6-3, 6-3; Jain (OH) d. Shin, 6-0, 4-6, 6-3; Delman-Rorick (MV) d. Wolff-Dasani, 6-3, 6-1; Court-Mackey (OH) d. Delman-Smiley, 6-4, 7-5.

BOWSHER 5, ROGERS 0: Thornton d. Watkins, 6-4, 6-2; N. Biniker d. Fullilove, 6-0, 6-0; A. Biniker by forfeit; Meisner-Barrientos d. Martin-Greenwade, 6-1, 6-2; Witter-Nichols d. Hicks-Jackson, 6-1, 6-2.

WHITMER 4, LIBBEY 1: Laser (W) d. Duran 6-0, 6-2; Brownfield (W) d. Dixon 6-2, 7-5; Dorn (W) d. Levanh 6-3, 6-1; Gonzalez/Donoher (L) d. Mills/Madison 6-3, 3-6, 6-4; Rowan/Hartman (W) d. Levanh/Williams 6-1, 6-0.

CENTRAL CATHOLIC 4, START 1: Dever (CC) d. Walburg 6-1, 6-0; Siedlecki (CC) d. DeMars 6-0, 6-0; Troy (CC) d. Chow 6-4, 6-4; Wagner/Clark (S) d. Steck/Barrow 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4; Powers/Mesteller (CC) d. Nguyen/Kujanski 6-2, 7-6 (3).

CENTRAL CATHOLIC 3, WAITE 2: Brown (W) d. Dever 6-3, 6-3; Clapsaddle (W) d. Siedlecki 6-4, 6-1; Troy (CC) d. Neubert 6-3, 6-3; Barrow/Steck (CC) d. Zacherias/Reich 7-6 (2), 6-4; Powers/Toral (CC) d. Quintero/Brown 6-3, 6-1.

PORT CLINTON 5, EDISON 0: Troller (PC) d. Stewart 6-0, 6-0; Carman (PC) d. Seamans 6-0, 6-0; McLean (PC) d. Neumeyer 6-0, 6-0; Jamie Que-Showalter (PC) d. Bergstrom-Wilson 6-1, 6-3; Jason Que-Szabo (PC) d. McGuckin-Plumb 6-3, 6-0.

OAK HARBOR 4, SHELBY 1: Lafountain (OH) d. S. Weaver 6-7, (7-4), 7-5, 6-3; L. Weaver (S) d. Lochotzki 6-3, 6-4; Goetz (OH) d. Evans 7-6, (7-1), 6-1; Witt-Wasserman (OH) d. Thornton-Schneider 6-0, 6-3; Lenke-Young (OH) d. Weis-Zappa 6-0, 6-0.

WAUSEON 4, BRYAN 1: Uphaus (W) d. Snyder 7-5, 6-2; Wachtman (W) d. Partee 6-1, 6-1; Maxted (W) d. Ross 6-3, 6-0; Joe Vietmeier-McClarren (W) d. Dulisse-McDonagh 6-0, 6-0; Sheperd-Humbarger (B) d. Jesse Vietmeier-Pholchivin 6-4, 6-4.

COLLEGE GOLF

NJCAA Region 12 National Qualifier

Team results: Mott CC 298-301-298 897; Owens 300-300-304 904; Oakland Cc 310-303-300 913; Kalamazoo Valley Cc 316-302-307 925; Muskegon Cc 304-320-303 927; Grand Rapids Cc 311-319-314 944; St. Clair Co. Cc 316-313-319 948; Lakeland Cc 323-312-319 948; Schoolcraft College 328-321-322 971; Wayne Co. Ccd 333-334-329 996; Columbus State Cc 335-331-337 1003.

Owens individuals: 4. Bussdieker 77-73-74 224; t5. Hummer 77-73-76 226; t7. Crisp 72-78-77 227; t10. Smith 75-77-77 229; t15. DeArmond 76-77-77 230.

GOLF

World Rankings

1. Tiger Woods USA 21.31

2. Phil Mickelson USA 9.75

3. Adam Scott Aus 6.05

4. Ernie Els SAf 6.04

5. Steve Stricker USA 5.79

6. Geoff Ogilvy Aus 5.64

7. Jim Furyk USA 5.58

8. K.J Choi Kor 5.51

9. Vijay Singh Fji 5.45

10. Justin Rose Eng 5.29



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