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NBA Playoffs

FINALS

(Best-of-7)

Boston vs. L.A. Lakers

Sunday: Boston 108, L.A. Lakers 102, Boston leads series 2-0

Tonight: Boston at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m.

Thursday: Boston at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m.

Sunday, June 15: Boston at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m., if necessary

Tuesday, June 17: L.A. Lakers at Boston, 9 p.m., if necessary

Thursday, June 19: L.A. Lakers at Boston, 9 p.m., if necessary

Thursday, June 5: Boston 98, L.A. Lakers 88

FOOTBALL

Arena Football League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Eastern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Dallas 11 3 0 .786 747 674

x-Philadelphia 11 3 0 .786 871 719

Cleveland 8 6 0 .571 793 798

New York 8 6 0 .571 743 709

Columbus 3 11 0 .214 655 783

Southern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Georgia 9 5 0 .643 815 733

New Orleans 8 6 0 .571 774 698

Orlando 8 7 0 .533 830 849

Tampa Bay 7 7 0 .500 761 756

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Chicago 10 4 0 .714 804 652

Colorado 4 10 0 .286 734 827

Grand Rapids 4 10 0 .286 803 838

Kansas City 3 11 0 .214 677 821

Western Division

W L T Pct PF PA

x-San Jose 9 5 0 .643 804 743

x-Arizona 8 6 0 .571 742 783

Los Angeles 4 9 0 .308 693 819

Utah 4 10 0 .286 814 858

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

LAST NIGHT

Los Angeles at Utah, late

SATURDAY

Georgia 63, Columbus 34

Cleveland 65, Chicago 44

Grand Rapids 84, Colorado 65

New York 58, New Orleans 51

Tampa Bay 71, Orlando 61

Philadelphia 71, Dallas 64

SUNDAY

Arizona 73, Kansas City 34

FRIDAY, JUNE 13

New Orleans at Orlando, 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, JUNE 14

Cleveland at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Grand Rapids at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Georgia, 7 p.m.

New York at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Tampa Bay at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Connecticut 7 1 .875

Detroit 7 2 .778 1/2

Indiana 4 2 .667 2

Chicago 3 4 .429 31/2

New York 3 4 .429 31/2

Washington 2 6 .250 5

Atlanta 0 7 .000 61/2

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 6 1 .857

Seattle 6 3 .667 1

Los Angeles 4 2 .667 11/2

Sacramento 3 4 .429 3

San Antonio 3 4 .429 3

Phoenix 2 4 .333 31/2

Houston 1 7 .125 51/2

LAST NIGHT

No games scheduled

SATURDAY

Indiana 84, Houston 75

Chicago 91, Atlanta 70

Seattle 75, Detroit 67

SUNDAY

Connecticut 87, Washington 79

Sacramento 70, New York 63

Minnesota 90, San Antonio 78

TONIGHT

Connecticut at Minnesota, 7

BASKETBALL

HOLE IN ONE

STEVE WILLETS, No. 4 at Green Hills, 189 yards, 3-iron.

GARY O NEIL, No. 5 at Heather Downs CC, 151 yards, 6-iron.

HOCKEY

Dominik Hasek career stats

Regular Season

GP WLT GASOAVG

1990-91 Chi5301802.46

1991-92 Chi2010414412.60

1992-93 Buf28111047503.15

1993-94 Buf583020610971.95

1994-95 Buf41191478552.11

1995-96 Buf592230616122.83

1996-97Buf6737201015352.27

1997-98Buf72332313147132.09

1998-99Buf6430181411991.87

1999-00 Buf35151167632.21

2000-01Buf6737244137112.11

2001-02Det654115814052.17

2002-03 DidNotPlay

2003-04 Det148323022.21

2004-05 NoSeason

2005-06 Ott43281009052.09

2006-07Det563811611482.05

2007-08 Det41271048452.14

Totals 735389223961572812.20

Won Vezina Trophy (goalies), 1994-95, 1997-99, 2001

Won Hart Trophy (MVP), 1997-98

Won Lester B. Pearson Award (outstanding player), 1997-98

Playoffs

GPWL GASOAVG

1990-91 Chi300 3 0 2.61

1991-92 Chi302803.04

1992-93 Buf110101.33

1993-94 Buf7341321.61

1994-95 Buf5141803.50

1996-97 Buf311501.96

1997-98 Buf151053212.03

1998-99 Buf191363621.77

1999-00 Buf5141202.40

2000-01 Buf13762912.09

2001-02 Det231674561.86

2006-07 Det181083421.79

2007-08 Det4221003.73

Totals 1196549246142.03

SPORTLIGHT

June 10

1933 Johnny Goodman becomes the last amateur to win the U.S. Open golf title.

1944 A rare triple dead heat occurs in the Carter Handicap at Aqueduct with Bossuet, Brownie and Wait a Bit crossing the finish line together.

1977 Al Geiberger sets a PGA Championship 18-hole record when he shoots a 59 in the Danny Thomas Classic.

1978 Affirmed, ridden by Steve Cauthen, wins the Belmont Stakes to capture the Triple Crown in one of the greatest battles in racing history. Affirmed edges Alydar for the third time.

1989 Arantxa Sanchez, 17, becomes the youngest French Open champion and the first Spanish woman to win a Grand Slam event by dethroning Steffi Graf 7-6, 3-6, 7-5.

2006 In Atlantic City, N.J., Bernard Hopkins wins a unanimous decision over light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver, capping an 18-year career with an upset for the ages.

HORSE RACING

Triple Crown Near Misses

Horses that have won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, but failed to win the Belmont Stakes, with distance behind Belmont winner:

2008 Big Brown (9th, eased, Da Tara).

2004 Smarty Jones (2nd, 1, Birdstone).

2003 Funny Cide (3rd, 5, Empire Maker).

2002 War Emblem (8th, 191/2, Sarava).

1999 Charismatic (3rd, 11/2, Lemon Drop Kid).

1998 Real Quiet (2nd, nose, Victory Gallop).

1997 Silver Charm (2nd, 3/4, Touch Gold).

1989 Sunday Silence (2nd, 8, Easy Goer).

1987 Alysheba (4th, 141/4, Bet Twice).

1981 Pleasant Colony (3rd, 11/2, Summing).

1979 Spectacular Bid (3rd, 31/4, Coastal).

1971 Canonero II (4th, 41/4, Pass Catcher).

1969 Majestic Prince (2nd, 51/2, Arts And Letters).

1968 Forward Pass (2nd, 11/2, Stage Door Johnny).

1966 Kauai King (4th, 71/2, Amberoid).

1964 Northern Dancer (3rd, 6, Quadrangle).

1961 Carry Back (7th, 143/4, Sherluck).

1958 Tim Tam (2nd, 6, Cavan).

1944 Pensive (2nd, 1/2, Bounding Home).

SPORTS NOTES

SUMMER BASKETBALL: The Wayman Palmer Community YMCA/JCC is hosting the Troy Johnson summer basketball league for boys and girls grades 3-4, 4-5, and 7-8. Fee $30 per player. Games begin June 17. Information: Corey 419-241-7218.

SOCCER GAMES WANTED: St, Francis de Sales High School is looking to schedule freshman, junior varsity, and varsity soccer games. Information: Dick Cromwell or Carl Janke at 419-531-1618.

BOWSHER COACHING VACANCY: Bowsher High School has an opening for a varsity football defensive coordinator. Prior varsity coaching experience is required. Information: head football coach Robert Garber at 419-376-6467 or garber,rob@gmail.com

DISTANCE RUNNING SCHOOL: Runners, ages 12 and older including adults, are invited to participate in the week-long Go The Distance Running School. Sessions are scheduled June 23-27 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at various metroparks. The staff includes top Ohio road racers Bob Masters, Deb Wagner, and Keith Madaras. Tuition $250. Enrollment limited. Running skills as well as motivation will be stressed. Information: Keith Madaras 419-287-4920 or www.gothedistancers.org

ROSSFORD WRESTLING CAMP: The Rossford state champion wrestling camp is scheduled June 16 through 19 at the Rossford Junior High gymnasium, open to wrestlers K through 12. Clinicians include Eddie Jayne, coach at Watkins Memorial; Willie Wineberg, coach at Miamisburg, Anthony Carrizales, assistant at Delta, and Tony Guerra, University of Findlay national champion. Fee $100 (if 5 or more members of the same team attend $80) Sessions run 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: Rossford Coach Ron Recknagel, camp director 419-944-4871.

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

Through Sunday

POINTS

1. Kyle Busch, 2,084. 2. Jeff Burton, 2,063. 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 1,939. 4. Carl Edwards, 1,856. 5. Denny Hamlin, 1,800. 6. Jimmie Johnson, 1,799. 7. Greg Biffle, 1,781. 8. Jeff Gordon, 1,767. 9. Kasey Kahne, 1,719. 10. Kevin Harvick, 1,690.

11. Clint Bowyer, 1,679. 12. Tony Stewart, 1,614. 13. David Ragan, 1,607. 14. Ryan Newman, 1,604. 15. Matt Kenseth, 1,580. 16. Martin Truex Jr., 1,558. 17. Brian Vickers, 1,502. 18. Travis Kvapil, 1,464. 19. Bobby Labonte, 1,455. 20. Juan Pablo Montoya, 1,439.

MONEY

1. Kasey Kahne, $3,483,937. 2. Ryan Newman, $3,403,513. 3. Carl Edwards, $3,382,300. 4. Kyle Busch, $3,326,613. 5. Tony Stewart, $2,907,490. 6. Jimmie Johnson, $2,783,449. 7. Jeff Gordon, $2,448,258. 8. Denny Hamlin, $2,410,982. 9. Jeff Burton, $2,394,075. 10. Dale Earnhardt Jr., $2,301,745.

11. Matt Kenseth, $2,299,837. 12. Kurt Busch, $2,278,700. 13. Kevin Harvick, $2,212,487. 14. Greg Biffle, $2,184,577. 15. Sam Hornish Jr., $2,051,764. 16. Reed Sorenson, $2,029,309. 17. Bobby Labonte, $2,004,554. 18. Clint Bowyer, $1,990,845. 19. Martin Truex Jr., $1,981,175. 20. Juan Pablo Montoya, $1,948,307.

LATEST LINE

Baseball

National League

PITTSBURGH 6-7 Washington

NY METS 6-7 Arizona

CINCINNATI 51/2 -61/2 St. Louis

Philadelphia Even-6 FLORIDA

HOUSTON 61/2 -71/2 Milwaukee

CHICAGO CUBS 61/2 -71/2 Atlanta

COLORADO 7-8 San Francisco

SAN DIEGO Even-6 LA Dodgers

American League

BOSTON 91/2 -101/2 Baltimore

TORONTO 71/2 -81/2 Seattle

CLEVELAND 8-9 Minnesota

DETROIT Even-6 Chi White Sox

KANSAS CITY Even-6 Texas

LA ANGELS Even-6 Tampa Bay

NY Yankees 51/2 -61/2 OAKLAND

NBA Playoffs

NBA Finals

Boston leads series 2-0

LA LAKERS 91/2 (196) Boston

Home Team in CAPS

TENNIS

Gerry Weber Open

Halle, Germany

Singles

First Round

Andreas Beck d. Marc Gicquel 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-3.

Mischa Zverev d. Jarkko Nieminen (7) 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Tomas Berdych (3) d. Thomas Johansson 6-3, 7-5.

Philipp Kohlschreiber d. Julien Benneteau 6-4, 6-1.

Robin Soderling d. Philipp Petzschner 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.

Benjamin Becker d. Denis Gremelmayr 6-4, 6-2.

Doubles

First Round

Lukas Dlouhy and Leander Paes (4) d. Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus, and Olivier Rochus 6-2, 7-6 (6).

Marc Gicquel and Fabrice Santoro d. Scott Lipsky and David Martin 7-6 (6), 7-6 (3).

Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek d. Simon Aspelin and Julian Knowle (3) 6-4, 4-6, 10-6 tiebreak.

DFS Classic

Birmingham, England

Singles

First Round

Ekaterina Makarova (15) d. Elena Baltacha 7-5, 7-6 (1).

Sorana Cirstea d. Ayumi Morita 6-2, 6-0.

Aiko Nakamura (17) d. Tzipi Obziler 7-5, 6-3

Angelique Kerber d. Olga Puchkova 6-4, 6-3.

Naomi Cavaday d. Jill Craybas (14) 6-0, 6-4.

Aravane Rezai (13) d. Amanda Elliott 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (6).

Bethanie Mattek d. Jamila Gajdosova, Slovakia 7-6 (1), 6-2.

Sunitha Rao d. Petra Kvitova 7-6 (8), 6-4.

Katie O Brien d. Alla Kudryavtseva 6-0, 3-6, 7-6 (2).

Tatiana Poutchek d. Ioana Raluca Olaru 6-0, 7-6 (6).

Yaroslava Shvedova d. Akgul Amanmuradova (10) 6-3, 6-1.

Yanina Wickmayer d. Youlia Fedossova 6-1, 6-4.

Melanie South d. Anna Fitzpatrick 6-4, 6-4.

Tamarine Tanasugarn d. Monica Niculescu 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles

First Round

Severine Bremond and Virginia Ruano Pascual d. Alona and Kateryna Bondarenko (2) 6-4, 6-4.

Chuang Chia-jung and Rika Fujiwara d. Lisa Raymond and Samantha Stosur (3) 7-5, 6-3.

Artois Championships

London

Singles

First Round

Mario Ancic d. Nicolas Lapentti 7-5, 6-3.

Robby Ginepri d. Vince Spadea 6-4, 7-6 (4).

Kei Nishikori d. Alejandro Falla 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Viktor Troicki, Serbia, d. Dudi Sela 6-4, 6-4.

Lleyton Hewitt (11) d. Joshua Goodall 6-4, 6-4.

Marin Cilic d. Jurgen Melzer 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5).

Fernando Verdasco (9) d. Lee Hyung-taik South Korea, 5-3, retired.

Chris Guccione d. Lu Yen-hsun 6-4, 6-7 (2), 7-5.

Marat Safin d. James Ward 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Joseph Sirianni d. Alex Bogdanovic 6-3, 6-3.

Ernests Gulbis d. Kristof Vliegen 6-4, 7-5.

Roko Karanusic d. Flavio Cipolla 6-4, 6-3.

Sebastien Grosjean d. Rik de Voest 7-6 (6), 6-1.

Jonas Bjorkman d. Igor Kunitsyn 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4.

Janko Tipsarevic (13), Serbia, d. Ivan Navarro 7-6 (2), 6-4.

Doubles

First Round

Eric Butorac and Rajeev Ram d. Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana 7-6 (4), 6-4.

Andy Murray and Daniel Vallverdu d. Richard Gasquet and Nicolas Mahut 4-6, 7-5, 10-4 tiebreak.

Marin Cilic and Ivo Karlovic d. Mardy Fish and Sam Querrey 6-2, 6-1.

transactions

BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS Recalled INF Josh Barfield from Buffalo (IL). Optioned INF Asdrubal Cabrera to Buffalo.

SEATTLE MARINERS Fired Jeff Pentland, hitting coach. Named Lee Elia hitting coach.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS Optioned INF Chin-Lung Hu to Las Vegas (PCL). Agreed to terms with INF Devaris Strange-Gordon.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS Placed 2B Rickie Weeks on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 7. Recalled INF Hernan Iribarren from Nashville (PCL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES Signed OF Dave Rubinstein, LHP Tyler Cox and OF Kyle Morgan.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS Purchased the contract of RHP Tyler Clippard from Columbus (IL).

Southern League

CAROLINA MUDCATS Announced C Alberto Concepcion has been assigned to the team from Albuquerque (PCL).

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS Announced OF Ray Navarrete had his contract purchased by Tabasco (Mexican).

Golden Baseball League

LONG BEACH ARMADA Sold the contract of C David Parrish to Colorado (NL).

RENO SILVER SOX Agreed to terms with RHP Brian Fulcher. Released C Gilbert Guilin and RHP Paul Wilson.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

DETROIT PISTONS Named Michael Curry coach and agreed to terms with him on a three-year contract.

INDIANA PACERS Named Sam Perkins vice president of player relations.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS Signed Tony DiLeo senior vice president and assistant general manager and Courntey Witte director of player personnel to multiyear contract extensions.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS Agreed to terms with DE Kenny Iwebema.

CHICAGO BEARS Released RB Cedric Benson. Announced the retirement of WR Marcus Robinson.

MIAMI DOLPHINS Signed WR John Dunlap.

NEW YORK GIANTS Announced the retirement of DE Michael Strahan.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS Re-signed LB Rian Wallace and DE Dorian Smith. Released CB Eddie Jackson and LB Bryan Wilson.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS Released WR Mike Mason and DB Stanford Samuels.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES Named Tom Rowe assistant coach and Jeff Daniels coach and general manager of Albany (AHL). Signed G Daniel Manzato to a one-year contract.

DALLAS STARS Signed D Dan Jancevski and C Toby Petersen to two-year contracts.

DETROIT RED WINGS Announced the retirement of G Dominik Hasek.

MONTREAL CANADIENS Signed F Maxim Lapierre to a two-year contract.

OTTAWA SENATORS Promoted Randy Lee to director of player development. Named Adam Douglas the club s conditioning coach.

COLLEGE

METRO ATLANTIC ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Named Loyola (Md.) president Rev. Brian Linnane chair of the Council of Presidents, Fairfield president Rev. Jeffrey von Arx vice chair, Iona athletic director Patrick Lyons chair of the Committee on Athletic Administration and Manhattan associate athletic director and senior woman administrator Sandra Taylor vice chair. Extended the contract of Richard Ensor, commissioner, through June 30, 2011.

PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE Announced the retirement of Tom Hansen, commissioner, effective July 1, 2009. Named Patricia M. Cesnik assistant commissioner for office management.

CAL STATE-FULLERTON Signed Bob Burton, men s basketball coach, to a five-year contract extension.

DUQUESNE Announced men s freshman basketball C Morakinyo Williams transferred from Kentucky.

HIGH POINT Named Butch Thompson baseball coach.

HOFSTRA Announced the resignation of Chris Dotolo, baseball coach, effective June 15.

KENT STATE Named Bobby Steinburg men s assistant basketball coach.

soccer

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

New England 7 3 2 23 17 14

Chicago 6 3 1 19 20 8

Columbus 6 4 1 19 14 14

Toronto FC 5 4 2 17 14 15

New York 4 3 3 15 11 12

D.C. United 4 7 1 13 17 23

Kansas City 3 4 3 12 10 13

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 5 4 2 17 25 21

Houston 4 3 5 17 16 16

Colorado 5 6 0 15 18 15

CD Chivas USA 4 5 2 14 17 18

FC Dallas 3 5 4 13 16 19

Real Salt Lake 3 5 3 12 15 17

San Jose 3 6 1 10 9 14

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

SUNDAY

Houston 3, Toronto FC 1

European Championship

First Round

Group A

W D L GF GA PTS

Portugal 1 0 0 2 0 3

Czech Republic 1 0 0 1 0 3

Switzerland 0 0 1 0 1 0

Turkey 0 0 1 0 2 0

Saturday

At Basel, Switzerland

Czech Republic 1, Switzerland 0

At Geneva

Portugal 2, Turkey 0

Tomorrow

At Geneva

Czech Republic vs. Portugal, Noon

At Basel, Switzerland

Switzerland vs. Turkey, 2:45

Sunday, June 15

At Basel, Switzerland

Switzerland vs. Portugal, 2:45

At Geneva

Turkey vs. Czech Republic, 2:45

Group B

W D L GF GA PTS

Germany 1 0 0 2 0 3

Croatia 1 0 0 1 0 3

Austria 0 0 1 0 1 0

Poland 0 0 1 0 2 0

Sunday

At Vienna, Austria

Croatia 1, Austria 0

At Klagenfurt, Austria

Germany 2, Poland 0

Thursday

At Klagenfurt, Austria

Croatia vs. Germany, Noon

At Vienna, Austria

Austria vs. Poland, 2:45

Group C

W D L GF GA PTS

Netherlands 1 0 0 3 0 3

France 0 1 0 0 0 1

Romania 0 1 0 0 0 1

Italy 0 0 1 0 3 0

Yesterday

At Zurich, Switzerland

Romania 0, France 0, tie

At Bern, Switzerland

Netherlands 3, Italy 0

Friday

At Zurich, Switzerland

Italy vs. Romania, Noon

At Bern, Switzerland

Netherlands vs. France, 2:45

Group D

W D L GF GA PTS

Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0

Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0

Sweden 0 0 0 0 0 0

Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0

Today

At Innsbruck, Austria

Spain vs. Russia, Noon

At Salzburg, Austria

Greece vs. Sweden, 2:45

Saturday, June 14

At Innsbruck, Austria

Sweden vs. Spain, Noon

At Salzburg, Austria

Greece vs. Russia, 2:45

AMATEUR BASEBALL

Dave Betts Federation

Bryan Young Guns 3, Archbold Mustangs 2

Dave White Chevrolet 9, Montpelier 6

Defiance Pirates 9, Wauseon Rebels 8

Senior Knothole

Napoleon 010 000 4 - 5 7 3

Yankee Rd. Sports 302 002 x - 7 9 4

WP-Radon. LP-Wagner. Stambaugh (YR) 3-3.



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