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PRO FOOTBALL

NFL Preseason schedule

Sunday, Aug. 3

Indianapolis vs. Washington at Canton, Ohio, 8 p.m. (NBC)

Thursday, Aug. 7

New York Giants at Detroit, 7 p.m.

Baltimore at New England, 7:30 p.m.

New York Jets at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Arizona, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Kansas City at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 8

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Seattle at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

San Francisco at Oakland, 10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 9

Buffalo at Washington, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.

Indianapolis at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Denver at Houston, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Tennessee, 8 p.m.

Dallas at San Diego, 10 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 11

Cincinnati at Green Bay, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Aug. 14

Pittsburgh vs. Buffalo at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Carolina at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. (FOX)

Friday, Aug. 15

Oakland at Tennessee, 8 p.m. (FOX)

Saturday, Aug. 16

Washington at New York Jets, 7 p.m.

Miami at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.

Indianapolis at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m.

San Diego at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Arizona at Kansas City, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Seattle, 9 p.m.

Dallas at Denver, 9 p.m.

Green Bay at San Francisco, 9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 17

Detroit at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m.

New England at Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. (NFLN)

Monday, Aug. 18

Cleveland at New York Giants, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Aug. 21

San Francisco at Chicago, 8 p.m. (FOX)

Friday, Aug. 22

Tennessee at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at New England, 7:30 p.m.

Houston at Dallas, 8 p.m. (CBS)

Green Bay at Denver, 9 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 23

Cleveland at Detroit, 4 p.m.

New York Giants at New York Jets, 7 p.m.

Jacksonville at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Washington at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.

Kansas City at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m.

Baltimore at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (CBS)

Arizona at Oakland, 9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 24

Buffalo at Indianapolis, 8 p.m. (NFLN)

Monday, Aug. 25

Seattle at San Diego, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Aug. 28

Detroit at Buffalo, 6:30 p.m.

New York Jets at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m.

Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 7 p.m.

New England at New York Giants, 7 p.m.

Jacksonville at Washington 7 p.m. (NBC)

Atlanta at Baltimore, 7 p.m.

Tennessee at Green Bay, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Houston, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Kansas City, 8 p.m.

Miami at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 29

Denver at Arizona, 10 p.m.

San Diego at San Francisco, 10 p.m.

Oakland at Seattle, 10 p.m.

CFL

Eastern Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Montreal 2 3 0 4 157 134

Toronto 2 3 0 4 121 154

Hamilton 1 4 0 2 99 141

Winnipeg 1 4 0 2 114 158

Western Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Sask. 5 0 0 10 162 112

British Col. 3 2 0 6 139 130

Calgary 3 2 0 6 153 119

Edmonton 3 2 0 6 144 141

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

SUNDAY

Saskatchewan 28, Toronto 22

THURSDAY

Hamilton at Montreal

British Columbia at Edmonton

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

New England 10 4 3 33 25 19

Columbus 9 5 4 31 29 25

Chicago 7 5 5 26 24 14

D.C. United 7 7 1 22 28 26

Toronto FC 6 7 4 22 20 22

Kansas City 5 5 7 22 17 21

New York 5 6 7 22 19 27

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Real Salt Lake 7 6 6 27 22 20

Los Angeles 6 7 5 23 36 37

CD Chivas USA 6 6 4 22 22 21

FC Dallas 5 6 7 22 25 24

Colorado 6 9 3 21 27 25

Houston 4 4 8 20 17 19

San Jose 3 9 6 15 12 23

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

LAST NIGHT

Real Salt Lake 2, Toronto FC 1

SUNDAY

New York 1, San Jose 1, tie

FC Dallas 4, Los Angeles 0

Chicago 0, Kansas City 0, tie

Columbus 2, Colorado 0

SATURDAY

Kansas City at D.C. United, 7:30

CD Chivas USA at Chicago, 8:30

Columbus at Houston, 8:30

SUNDAY, AUG. 3

Los Angeles at San Jose, 3

FC Dallas at Toronto FC, 4

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Connecticut 16 10 .615

New York 15 10 .600 1/2

Detroit 16 11 .593 1/2

Indiana 12 14 .462 4

Washington 10 16 .385 6

Chicago 8 17 .320 71/2

Atlanta 3 24 .111 131/2

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 18 9 .667

Seattle 17 9 .654 1/2

Los Angeles 15 12 .556 3

Sacramento 15 12 .556 3

Houston 14 12 .538 31/2

Minnesota 13 13 .500 41/2

Phoenix 12 15 .444 6

LAST NIGHT

No games scheduled, Olympic break

SUNDAY

New York 86, Atlanta 76

Connecticut 82, Washington 60

Los Angeles 92, Minnesota 84, OT

San Antonio 76, Detroit 64

Seattle 77, Sacramento 71

Indiana 88, Phoenix 84

LATEST LINE

Baseball

National League

Colorado Even-6 PITTSBURGH

Philadelphia 6-7 WASHINGTON

NY Mets Even-6 FLORIDA

ATLANTA 51/2 -61/2 St. Louis

HOUSTON Even-6 Cincinnati

MILWAUKEE 51/2 -61/2 Chicago Cubs

SAN DIEGO 51/2 -61/2 Arizona

LA DODGERS 51/2 -61/2 San Francisco

American League

Detroit Even-6 CLEVELAND

LA Angels Even-6 BOSTON

NY YANKEES 7-8 Baltimore

TORONTO 61/2 -71/2 Tampa Bay

TEXAS 6-7 Seattle

MINNESOTA 51/2 -61/2 Chi White Sox

OAKLAND Even-6 Kansas City

Home Team in CAPS

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

Through Sunday

POINTS

1. Kyle Busch, 3,004. 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 2,751. 3. Jeff Burton, 2,733. 4. Jimmie Johnson, 2,689. 5. Carl Edwards, 2,684. 6. Jeff Gordon, 2,544. 7. Greg Biffle, 2,460. 8. Denny Hamlin, 2,453. 9. Kasey Kahne, 2,441. 10. Tony Stewart, 2,399.

11. Matt Kenseth, 2,366. 12. Clint Bowyer, 2,362. 13. Kevin Harvick, 2,360. 14. David Ragan, 2,306. 15. Brian Vickers, 2,230. 16. Ryan Newman, 2,218. 17. Martin Truex Jr., 2,146. 18. Kurt Busch, 2,081. 19. Bobby Labonte, 2,020. 20. Jamie McMurray, 1,973.

MONEY

1. Kyle Busch, $4,657,463. 2. Carl Edwards, $4,509,825. 3. Kasey Kahne, $4,360,353. 4. Ryan Newman, $4,252,858. 5. Jimmie Johnson, $4,112,865. 6. Tony Stewart, $3,816,206. 7. Jeff Gordon, $3,449,149. 8. Denny Hamlin, $3,329,983. 9. Matt Kenseth, $3,267,708. 10. Jeff Burton, $3,265,373.

AMATEUR GOLF

Valleywood Club championships

Championship flight: Brad Christensen

A flight: Sean McGhee

B flight: John Figmaka, Sr.

C flight: Jim Seiwert, Sr.

Ladies flight: Donna Cantello

Toledo Metro Golf Association

SCRATCH DIVISION: 1. Dave Mikolajczak, 66; 2. Mark Augustyniak, 67; 3. Brian Gerken, Tom Yeager, John Zitkovic, 70.

HANDICAP DIVISION: 1. Dave Mikolajczak, 60; 2. Gary Aldrich, 63; 3. Mark Augustyniak, 64; 4. Steve Pace, 67.

LOCAL BASEBALL

Federation

Taylor 000 013 2 - 6 4 1

Dan Rodgers 000 000 0 - 0 5 1

WP-Kirkpatrick. LP-Franklin. Ryan (T) 1-3, 2B.

All American Coach 000 012 0 - 3 4 2

Ohio Monarchs Blue 001 010 0 - 2 5 0

WP-Sibbersen. LP-Hellinger. Hahn (AAC) 2-3, RBI.

All American Coach 102 020 2 - 7 10 2

Ohio Monarchs Blue 100 000 0 - 1 7 2

Wp-Hahn. LP-Phouts. Magnone (AAC) 3-3, 2B, 3 RBI.

SPORTLIGHT

July 29

1924 Paul Runyan defeats Craig Wood 1 up in 38 holes in the final round to capture the PGA championship.

1934 Paul Runyan beats Craig Wood on the 38th hole to win the PGA Championship at Park Country Club in Williamsville, N.Y.

1956 Cathy Cornelius wins a playoff over Barbara McIntyre to win the U.S. Women s Open.

1957 At the Polo Grounds in New York, Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson at 1:52 of the 10th round to retain the heavyweight title.

1979 Amy Alcott shoots a 7-under 285 to beat Nancy Lopez in the Peter Jackson Classic, later named The du Maurier Classic. The du Maurier is one of the LPGA Tour s major championships from 1979-2000.

1989 Cuba s Javier Sotomayor becomes the first person to high jump 8 feet, setting a world record at the Caribbean Championship in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the high jump. Sotomayer held the record at 7-111/2.

1991 Jack Nicklaus shoots a 5-under 65 to beat Chi Chi Rodriquez by four strokes in a playoff for the U.S. Senior Open title.

1992 The U.S. 400-meter freestyle relay team wins the gold medal as Matt Biondi and Tom Jager become the first U.S. male swimmers to win golds in three Olympics.

1996 Record-setting sprinter Michael Johnson sweeps to victory in an Olympic 400-meter record 43.49 seconds, while Carl Lewis leaps into history in Atlanta. Lewis long jump of 27 feet, 103/4 inches earns him his ninth gold medal, equaling the American mark held by swimmer Mark Spitz.

2003 Boston s Bill Mueller becomes the first player in major league history to hit grand slams from both sides of the plate in a game and connects for three homers in a 14-7 win at Texas.

2007 Alberto Contador wins the doping-scarred Tour de France, giving the three-week race shaken to its core by doping scandals a new, young and unlikely winner. The 24-year-old s margin of victory just 23 seconds ahead of Cadel Evans of Australia is the second-narrowest in the Tour s 104-year history.

SPORTS NOTES

MINORITY GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP: The Toledo Minority Golf Association will hold its 17th annual Chuck Cohen/TMGA National Folf Championship on Saturday and Sunday at Detwiler Golf Course starting a 9 a.m. each day. High school and college male and female minority golfers from across the country are entered.

YOUTH BASEBALL: Timergy Longhorns U-14 baseball team will hold tryouts for a catcher for the 2009 season on Aug. 3 at Northwood High School. Information: John 419-260-0086.

TENNIS

Nordic Light Open

Stockholm, Sweden

Singles

First Round

Iveta Benesova d. Tatiana Perebiynis 6-2, 6-2.

Camille Pin d. Kateryna Bondarenko (7) 6-4, 7-6 (3).

Emma Laine d. Alexandra Panova 6-1, 6-3.

Agnes Szavay d. Yanina Wickmayer 7-5, 7-6 (2).

West. & South. Masters

Mason, Ohio

Singles

First Round

Tommy Robredo (12) d. Mardy Fish 6-2, 6-2.

Ernests Gulbis d. Jarkko Nieminen 7-6 (7), 6-2.

Ivo Karlovic (16) d. Thomaz Bellucci 6-3, 6-4.

Sam Querrey d. Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.

Andreas Seppi d. Feliciano Lopez 7-5, 7-5.

Robin Soderling d. Julien Benneteau 6-0, 6-3.

Philipp Kohlschreiber d. Michael Yani 6-3, 6-4.

Robby Ginepri d. Jonas Bjorkman 6-0, 7-6 (5).

Tomas Berdych d. Fernando Gonzalez (13) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

Rogers Cup

Montreal

Singles

First Round

Marion Bartoli (10) d. Melanie South 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-0.

Dominika Cibulkova d. Elena Vesnina 6-1, 6-1.

Monica Niculescu d. Varvara Lepchenko 6-1, 6-2.

Virginie Razzano d. Aravane Rezai 6-1, 6-2.

Michelle Larcher de Brito d. Vania King 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Petra Kvitova d. Aiko Nakamura 6-2, 6-4.

Patty Schnyder (9) d. Yuan Meng 7-6 (6), 3-2, retired.

Anastasia Rodionova d. Cara Black 6-2, 6-2.

HOLE IN ONE

ED SZYMANSKI, No. 15 at Giant Oak, 137 yards, 7-iron.

DARYL ECKEL, No. 5 at Tanglewood, 173 yards, 5-iron.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

TORONTO BLUE JAYS Purchased the contract of RHP Scott Richmond from Syracuse (IL). Placed LHP Brian Tallet on the 15-day DL. Transferred 2B Aaron Hill from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES Placed 3B Chipper Jones and RHP Tim Hudson on the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP JoJo Reyes to Richmond (IL). Recalled RHP Charlie Morton and C Clint Sammons from Richmond. Activated RHP Jeff Bennett from the 15-day DL.

COLORADO ROCKIES Recalled LHP Valerio De Los Santos from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned RHP Ryan Speier to Colorado Springs.

FLORIDA MARLINS Recalled LHP Taylor Tankersley from Albuquerque (PCL).

HOUSTON ASTROS Activated RHP Roy Oswalt from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Runelvys Hernandez to Round Rock (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Optioned RHP Adam Eaton to Lehigh Valley (IL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES Added RHP Jeff Karstens to the 25-man roster.

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS Sold the contract of RHP Scot Drucker to the Detroit Tigers.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES Sold the contract of LHP Josh Kite to the Detroit Tigers.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

DENVER NUGGETS Acquired F Renaldo Balkman and cash from New York for G Taurean Green, F Bobby Jones and a 2010 second-round draft pick.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS Re-signed C Andris Biedrins to a six-year contract.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS Signed G-F Ricky Davis to a multiyear contract.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS Re-signed G Sasha Vujacic to a three-year contract.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES Agreed to terms with F Ryan Gomes on a five-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS Signed G Royal Ivey.

TORONTO RAPTORS Signed G Will Solomon.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS Signed CB Jonathan Zenon to a one-year contract. Placed LB David Pollack on the reserve/did not report list.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS Signed F Martin St. Pierre and F Nate Thompson.

FLORIDA PANTHERS Agreed to terms with D Jay Bouwmeester on a one-year contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS Signed F Yanick Lehoux to a one-year contract.

NEW YORK RANGERS Agreed to terms with F Fredrik Sjostrom.

OTTAWA SENATORS Signed G Jeff Glass to a one-year contract.

COLLEGE

INDIANA Agreed to terms with Tom Crean, men s basketball coach, on a 10-year contract extension through the 2017-18 season.

XAVIER Announced men s basketball G Jordan Crawford transferred from Indiana.

11. Kevin Harvick, $3,138,953. 12. Dale Earnhardt Jr., $3,059,170. 13. Kurt Busch, $3,005,305. 14. Greg Biffle, $2,895,639. 15. Sam Hornish Jr., $2,857,639. 16. Bobby Labonte, $2,805,795. 17. Martin Truex Jr., $2,798,723. 18. Elliott Sadler, $2,765,618. 19. Clint Bowyer, $2,712,595. 20. Juan Pablo Montoya, $2,679,120.



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