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TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX Optioned LHP Clayton Richard to Charlotte (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES Placed RHP Rafael Soriano on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of LHP Francisley Bueno from Richmond (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES Purchased the contract of RHP Steve Register from Colorado Springs (PCL). Designated LHP Valerio De Los Santos for assignment.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS Signed G Tarence Kinsey.

DETROIT PISTONS Signed C Kwame Brown.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS Re-signed G Louis Williams.

Israeli Premier League

MACCABI TEL AVIV Signed G Carlos Arroyo to a one-year contract.

American Basketball Association

ABA Awarded an expansion franchise to Cleveland to begin play in the 2008-2009 season.

CLEVELAND Announced the team nickname will be Rockers. Named Pierre Hall president and general manager.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS Signed WR C.J. Hawthorne.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS Place FB Anthony Cotrone on the waived/injured list. Re-signed TE Isaac Smolko.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Signed DT Tim McGill and DT James Reed. Waived DE Marquies Gunn and WR Curtis Hamilton.

NEW YORK JETS Activated TE Chris Baker from the physically unable to perform list.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Announced the retirement of OL Chris Gray.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

DETROIT RED WINGS Named Brad McCrimmon assistant coach.

LOS ANGELES KINGS Named Mark Hardy assistant coach. Promoted Jamie Kompon and Nelson Emerson to assistant coaches. Announced Mike Johnston and Dave Lewis, assistant coaches, will not return next season.

American Hockey League

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS Named Dan Bylsma coach.

COLLEGE

EARLHAM Named Steve Sakosits assistant baseball coach.

FORDHAM Named Ed Rose director of compliance.

GEORGIA Suspended LB Darius Dewberry for the first two football games for causing property damage at a local hospital over the weekend.

GOUCHER Named Kathryn Tagg assistant field hockey coach, Erika Swan assistant volleyball coach, Matt Tilghman assistant cross country coach and Greg Driscoll assistant sports information director.

NJIT Named Mike Sowter men s and women s tennis coach and Matt Koscs assistant trainer.

SOUTH ALABAMA Signed Steve Kittrell, baseball coach, to a two-year contract extension through the 2011 season.

STEPHEN F. AUSTIN Named Sean Lonergan assistant track and field coach.

VIRGINIA Removed CB Mike Brown from the football team.

PRO FOOTBALL

CFL

EAST DIVISION

W L T Pts PF PA

Montreal 3 3 0 6 197 167

Toronto 3 3 0 6 140 165

Hamilton 1 5 0 2 132 181

Winnipeg 1 5 0 2 125 177

WESTERN DIVISION

W L T Pts PF PA

Sask. 6 0 0 12 184 133

Edmonton 4 2 0 8 179 165

British Col. 3 3 0 6 163 165

Calgary 3 3 0 6 174 141

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

Thursday

Toronto at Hamilton

Calgary at Saskatchewan

NFL

THURSDAY, Aug. 7

New York Giants at Detroit, 7

Baltimore at New England, 7:30

New York Jets at Cleveland, 7:30

New Orleans at Arizona, 8

Kansas City at Chicago, 8

FRIDAY, Aug. 8

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:30

Seattle at Minnesota, 8

San Francisco at Oakland, 10

SATURDAY, Aug. 9

Buffalo at Washington, 7

Atlanta at Jacksonville, 7:30

Indianapolis at Carolina, 7:30

Tampa Bay at Miami, 7:30

Denver at Houston, 8

St. Louis at Tennessee, 8

Dallas at San Diego, 10

GOLF

Champions Tour Stats

Through Aug. 3

Charles Schwab Cup

1.Bernhard Langer, 1,905 Points. 2.Jay Haas, 1,797. 3.Eduardo Romero, 1,559. 4.John Cook, 1,272. 5.Scott Hoch, 1,152. 6.Loren Roberts, 1,049. 7.Fred Funk, 995. 8.Jeff Sluman, 842. 9.Tom Watson, 769. 10.Nick Price, 708.

Scoring Average

1.Bernhard Langer, 69.60. 2.Loren Roberts, 69.64. 3.Nick Price, 69.75. 4.Jay Haas, 69.87. 5.Eduardo Romero, 69.88. 6.John Cook, 69.94. 7.Fred Funk, 70.12. 8.Jeff Sluman, 70.25. 9(tie). R.W. Eaks and Scott Hoch, 70.37.

Driving Distance

1.Tom Purtzer, 298.1. 2(tie). Eduardo Romero and Joey Sindelar, 295.8. 4.Sandy Lyle, 295.3. 5.Lonnie Nielsen, 291.2. 6.R.W. Eaks, 289.8. 7.Gil Morgan, 289.5. 8.Keith Fergus, 288.8. 9.John Harris, 286.7. 10.Jay Haas, 286.4.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1.David Edwards, 77.05%. 2.Bruce Fleisher, 75.81%. 3.Hale Irwin, 75.27%. 4.John Cook, 74.16%. 5.Scott Simpson, 73.86%. 6.Mark McNulty, 73.26%. 7.Fulton Allem, 73.04%. 8.Leonard Thompson, 72.82%. 9.Bob Gilder, 72.78%. 10.Larry Nelson, 72.62%.

Greens in Regulation Pct.

1.Joey Sindelar, 77.01%. 2.John Cook, 73.05%. 3.Tom Purtzer, 72.46%. 4.Scott Simpson, 72.33%. 5.Fulton Allem, 72.04%. 6.Jeff Sluman, 71.84%. 7.Nick Price, 71.78%. 8.Fred Funk, 71.72%. 9.Loren Roberts, 71.67%. 10.Tim Simpson, 71.56%.

Total Driving

1.Jay Haas, 27. 2.Bernhard Langer, 37. 3.Boonchu Ruangkit, 39. 4.Larry Nelson, 40. 5.Mike Goodes, 41. 6.Brad Bryant, 44. 7.Bobby Wadkins, 47. 8.Keith Fergus, 48. 9.Tom Watson, 49. 10.2 tied with 51.

Putting Average

1.Nick Price, 1.712. 2.Gene Jones, 1.714. 3.Fred Funk, 1.729. 4.Loren Roberts, 1.736. 5.Tom Kite, 1.747. 6(tie). Phil Blackmar and Mark McNulty, 1.750. 8.Mike McCullough, 1.753. 9.Scott Simpson, 1.754. 10.Eduardo Romero, 1.759.

Birdie Average

1.Eduardo Romero, 4.26. 2.Fred Funk, 4.24. 3.Loren Roberts, 4.20. 4.R.W. Eaks, 4.15. 5.Nick Price, 4.14. 6.Bernhard Langer, 4.00. 7.Brad Bryant, 3.96. 8.Gene Jones, 3.95. 9.Andy Bean, 3.92. 10.Scott Hoch, 3.85.

Eagles (Holes per)

1.Denis Watson, 79.5. 2.John Harris, 104.4. 3.Joey Sindelar, 108.0. 4.Craig Stadler, 120.0. 5.Tom Purtzer, 128.6. 6.Bob Gilder, 130.5. 7.Mike Reid, 135.0. 8.R.W. Eaks, 138.0. 9.Keith Fergus, 144.0. 10.3 tied with 150.0.

Sand Save Percentage

1.Ron Streck, 78.57%. 2.Fulton Allem, 60.87%. 3.Bernhard Langer, 59.52%. 4.Curtis Strange, 58.97%. 5.Jay Haas, 56.52%. 6.Joe Ozaki, 55.77%. 7.Tim Simpson, 55.00%. 8.Fred Funk, 54.84%. 9.Massy Kuramoto, 54.17%. 10.2 tied with 53.85%.

All-Around Ranking

1.Bernhard Langer, 92. 2.Fred Funk, 99. 3.Nick Price, 103. 4.Jay Haas, 108. 5.John Cook, 134. 6.Scott Hoch, 142. 7.Brad Bryant, 147. 8(tie). Lonnie Nielsen and Loren Roberts, 169. 10.Eduardo Romero, 175.

Champions Tour Money Leaders

Through Aug. 3

TrnMoney

1. Bernhard Langer 15$1,580,323

2. Jay Haas 13$1,414,869

3. Loren Roberts 17$1,249,702

4. Scott Hoch 18$1,187,130

5. Eduardo Romero 14$1,154,187

6. John Cook 18$1,091,818

7. Jeff Sluman 17$975,198

8. Fred Funk 9$848,683

9. Denis Watson 18$825,121

10. Tom Watson 8$784,141

11. Lonnie Nielsen 18$755,932

12. Nick Price 11$747,164

13. Andy Bean 16$743,294

14. Mark Wiebe 19$735,061

15. Scott Simpson 19$675,964

16. Brad Bryant 16$669,446

17. Tim Simpson 17$630,051

18. Mark McNulty 17$621,920

19. Joey Sindelar 12$603,205

20. Bruce Vaughan 16$598,709

21. R.W. Eaks 18$578,547

22. Keith Fergus 19$554,866

23. Tom Kite 19$539,904

24. Craig Stadler 15$532,655

25. Gene Jones 13$506,445

26. Jerry Pate 10$481,879

27. Tom Jenkins 18$471,055

28. Joe Ozaki 17$448,072

29. Tom Purtzer 17$446,550

30. Fulton Allem 12$438,040

31. David Eger 18$415,998

32. Morris Hatalsky 18$394,025

33. Bobby Wadkins 18$377,568

34. Bob Gilder 20$374,999

35. Allen Doyle 16$359,919

36. Vicente Fernandez 14$358,722

37. D.A. Weibring 17$355,935

38. Dana Quigley 16$337,318

39. Don Pooley 15$336,794

40. David Edwards 17$333,660

41. Jim Thorpe 18$330,644

42. Mike Goodes 12$316,179

43. Ron Streck 10$292,727

44. Gary Koch 6$290,019

45. Gary Hallberg 6$279,805

46. Gil Morgan 16$273,738

47. Ben Crenshaw 12$272,917

48. Greg Norman 3$253,567

LATEST LINE

NFL Preseason

Thursday

Week One

DETROIT 3 NY Giants

CLEVELAND 31/2 NY Jets

NEW ENGLAND 51/2 Baltimore

CHICAGO 3 Kansas City

ARIZONA 2 New Orleans

(Friday)

PITTSBURGH 21/2 Philadelphia

MINNESOTA 21/2 Seattle

OAKLAND 21/2 San Francisco

(Saturday)

WASHINGTON 51/2 Buffalo

CAROLINA 4 Indianapolis

JACKSONVILLE 31/2 Atlanta

MIAMI 1 Tampa Bay

TENNESSEE 21/2 St. Louis

HOUSTON 21/2 Denver

SAN DIEGO 3 Dallas

Baseball

National League

CHICAGO CUBS 10-12 Houston

PHILADELPHIA 7-8 Florida

CINCINNATI Even-6 Milwaukee

NY METS 71/2 -81/2 San Diego

ST. LOUIS Even-6 LA Dodgers

COLORADO 71/2 -81/2 Washington

ARIZONA 12-14 Pittsburgh

SAN FRANCISCO Even-6 Atlanta

American League

TORONTO 51/2 -61/2 Oakland

TAMPA BAY 51/2 -61/2 Cleveland

NY Yankees 7-8 TEXAS

Boston 7-8 KANSAS CITY

CHI WHITE SOX 61/2 -71/2 Detroit

LA ANGELS 81/2 -91/2 Baltimore

Minnesota Even-6 SEATTLE

Home Team in CAPS

LOCAL GOLF

TMGA Club Champ.

At Eagle s Landing, Detwiler

Scratch division: 1. Tom Yeager 134; 2. John Zitkovic 139; 3. Brian Gerken 140; 4. Brian Simmons 141; 5. Mike Kennedy 142.

Handicap division: 1. Mark Brezvai 133; 2. Tony Reams 135; 3. Gary Aldrich, Jack Pozsik 137.

HOLE IN ONES

JEFF WISE, at White Pines, No. 17, 181 yards, 4-iron.

RYAN BECKSTEAD at Ottawa Park, No. 7, 115yards, lob wedge.

BRENT LOCHBIHLER, No. 16 at Stone Ridge, 125 yards, wedge.

SIGNINGS

FINDLAY COLLEGE: Alyssa Schultz from St. Ursula Academy, the City League softball player of the year and an all-district and all-Ohio selection as pitcher, has signed with the University of Findlay.

SPORTLIGHT

Aug. 5

1921 Radio station KDKA and announcer Harold Arlin provide the first broadcast of a major league game as the Pirates beat the Phillies 8-5 at Pittsburgh.

1936 At the Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens wins the third of his four gold medals, winning the 200 meters in an Olympic-record 20.7 seconds.

1954 The first election for the Boxing Hall of Fame is held. Twenty-four fighters are elected, with the most noteworthy from the modern era being Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis and Henry Armstrong. Fifteen are selected from the pioneer era including John L. Sullivan, Gentleman Jim Corbett and Jack Johnson.

1967 The Denver Broncos beat the Detroit Lions 13-7 in a preseason game, for the first AFL victory over an NFL team.

1984 American Joan Benoit wins the first Olympic marathon for women in 2:24:52, finishing 400 meters ahead of Norway s Grete Waitz.

1991 Sergei Bubka becomes the first to clear 20 feet outdoors in the pole vault, breaking his own world record by a half-inch at the Galan track meet in Malmo, Sweden.

1992 The U.S. women s basketball team is upset by the Unified Team 79-73 in the semifinals at the Summer Olympics.

1997 Michael Johnson wins his third straight 400-meter title at the World Championships in Athens, Greece, capturing the gold medal in 44.12 seconds. Sally Barsosio becomes the first Kenyan woman to win a gold medal at either the World Championships or the Olympics, taking the 10,000 meters in a world junior record time of 31:32.92.

1999 Mark McGwire becomes the 16th member of the 500-home run club, hitting two homers Nos. 500 and 501 in the St. Louis Cardinals loss to San Diego.

2001 Se Ri Pak wins the Women s British Open by two strokes and moves within one victory of the career Grand Slam. Pak finishes with at 11-under 277 to add to her 1998 U.S. Open and LPGA Championship titles.

2007 Tom Glavine earns his 300th victory in an 8-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

2007 Lorena Ochoa wins the Women s British Open the first women s professional tournament played at venerable St. Andrews for her first major title.

SPORTS NOTES

OREGON BASEBALL TRYOUTS: The Oregon Junior Eagles travel baseball program will hold tryouts August 17 at the Oregon Recreation facility for three age-group travel teams: U-11 from noon to 2 p.m.; U-12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; U-13 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Players should be prepared with proper attire and equipment for the evaluations. Information: (U-11) belinske4@bex.net; (U-12) furnace034@yahoo.com; or jjwoody72@bex.net

FAST-PITCH SOFTBALL: The Ohio Predators 18-U fast-pitch softball team will hold tryouts at Eastwood High School on August 10 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Information: 419-287-4978.

NWO LADY IRISH FASTPITCH will hold tryouts Aug. 16, 17 at Rolf Park in Maumee, OH. A $10.00 donation to the JP Wilde Foundation Scholarship Fund is requested. The organization is looking for coaches as well as players. Visit www.eteamz.com/nwoirish for information or contact Jim Zoltowski at 419-885-9219. And, to receive information on the addition of the 8U fundamental and 23U teams, please contact Zoltowski at the number above or at jzoltowski@sbcglobal.net.

TENNIS

WTA Money Leaders

Through Aug. 3

1. Ana Ivanovic $2,534,156

2. Serena Williams $2,165,612

3. Venus Williams $2,114,697

4. Maria Sharapova $1,937,879

5. Jelena Jankovic $1,595,792

6. Dinara Safina $1,581,054

7. Elena Dementieva $1,168,128

8. Svetlana Kuznetsova $1,115,422

9. Agnieszka Radwanska $842,142

10. Vera Zvonareva $785,956

11. Zheng Jie $653,578

12. Victoria Azarenka $643,087

12. Anabel M. Garrigues $608,270

14. Katarina Srebotnik $546,945

15. Ai Sugiyama $528,826

16. Shahar Peer $481,854

17. Nadia Petrova $480,083

18. Alona Bondarenko $478,756

19. Daniela Hantuchova $470,125

20. Anna Chakvetadze $470,023

21. Patty Schnyder $460,813

22. Justine Henin $458,470

23. Katerna Bondarenko $456,760

24. Virginia R. Pascual $431,399

25. Liezel Huber $423,438

26. France. Schiavone $412,546

27. Cara Black $410,641

28. Casey Dellacqua $408,125

29. Agnes Szavay $406,783

30. Caroline Wozniacki $401,870

31. Flavia Pennetta $398,773

32. Dominika Cibulkova $397,450

33. Nicole Vaidisova $389,628

34. Alize Cornet $370,949

35. Samantha Stosur $359,207

36. Marion Bartoli $357,175

37. Tamarine Tanasugarn $354,247

38. Kaia Kanepi $332,875

39. Maria Kirilenko $331,062

40. Bethanie Mattek $309,808

41. Elena Vesnina $298,566

42. Yan Zi $291,966

ATP Money Leaders

Through Aug. 3

1. Rafael Nadal $6,013,074

2. Novak Djokovic $3,511,382

3. Roger Federer $3,061,341

4. Nikolay Davydenko $1,441,606

5. Andy Murray $1,327,465

6. David Ferrer $1,049,268

7. Andy Roddick $841,062

8. Stanislas Wawrinka $838,781

9. James Blake $804,081

10. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga $797,506

11. Nicolas Almagro $777,107

12. Mikhail Youzhny $759,197

13. Michael Llodra $752,945

14. Robin Soderling $738,951

15. Fernando Verdasco $717,225

16. Igor Andreev $701,604

17. Daniel Nestor $700,558

18. Nenad Zimonjic $698,675

19. Tommy Robredo $669,765

20. Dmitry Tursunov $666,563

21. Gilles Simon $649,636

22. Philipp Kohlschreiber $607,699

23. Richard Gasquet $607,542

24. Feliciano Lopez $601,143

25. Tomas Berdych $600,503

26. Marat Safin $598,272

27. Rainer Schuettler $592,779

28. Fernando Gonzalez $589,376

29. Gael Monfils $586,229

30. Ivo Karlovic $580,329

31. Mardy Fish $571,127

32. Juan Mrtin del Potro $552,283

33. Radek Stepanek $546,408

34. Mario Ancic $536,300

35. Bob Bryan $532,112

35. Mike Bryan $532,112

37. Nicolas Kiefer $531,458

38. Luis Horna $529,375

39. Andreas Seppi $526,194

40. Simone Bolelli $518,692

41. David Nalbandian $511,810

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

New England 10 4 3 33 25 19

Columbus 9 6 4 31 29 27

Chicago 8 5 5 29 25 14

D.C. United 8 8 1 25 30 28

Toronto FC 6 8 4 22 20 24

Kansas City 5 6 7 22 17 23

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

Houston 6 4 8 26 21 19

FC Dallas 6 6 7 25 27 24

Los Angeles 6 8 5 23 38 40

CD Chivas USA 6 7 4 22 22 22

Colorado 6 9 3 21 27 25

San Jose 4 9 6 18 15 25

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

SATURDAY

Toronto FC at Colorado, 4

Chicago at New England, 7:30

CD Chivas USA at Kansas City, 8

SUNDAY

D.C. United at New York, 5

THURSDAY, AUG. 14

Los Angeles at CD Chivas USA, 11

SATURDAY, AUG. 16

FC Dallas at Columbus, 7:30

D.C. United at Chicago, 8:30

Real Salt Lake at Houston, 8:30

Kansas City at Colorado, 9:30

New England at San Jose, 10

SUNDAY, AUG. 17

Toronto FC at New York, 5

LOCAL BASEBALL

American Legion

State Tournament

Athens, O.

Toledo #335 010 040 010 - 6 9 3

Portsmouth #23 100 010 023 - 7 7 0

WP-Wamsley. LP-Meinzer. Lehman (T) 2-5, 2 RBI.

Monday s morning games

Troy 6, Worthington 5

Sandusky 10, Cincinnati Mount Carmel 2

Pickerington 20, Strongsville 6 (7 innings due to 10-run rule)

Monday s afternoon and evening games

Alliance 10, Troy 8

Sandusky 8, Zanesville 4

Lima 13, Pickerington 0 (8 innings due to 10-run rule)

Marysville 10, Portsmouth 4

Federation

Tri-County Merchnts 000 102 000 - 3 4 2

Taylor 100 011 003 - 6 7 1

WP-O Connell. LP-Stroop. O Connell (T) 2-4, 2 2B.

BOXING

Fight Schedule

National TV in parentheses

Aug. 8

At Chicago (ESPN2), Tavoris Cloud, Tallahasee, Fla., vs. Julio Cesar Gonzalez, Huntington Beach, Calif., 12, light heavyweights.

At Coliseo Antonio R Barcelo, Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, Alex DeJesus, Puerto Rico, vs. Adrian Navarette, Mexico, 12, for the WBO Latino light welterweight title.

Aug. 22

At Sommet Center, Nashville, Tenn., Fernando Beltran Jr., Mexico, vs. Takalani Ndlovu, South Africa, 12, for the vacant IBO featherweight title.

At The Hilton Hotel, Ponce, Puerto Rico, Daniel Jimenez, Dominican Republic, vs. Fernando Trejo, Mexico, 10, lightweights.

Aug. 29

At Rama, Ontario, Canada, Steve Molitor, Canada, vs. Ceferino Dario Labarda, Argentina, 12, for Molitor s IBF super bantamweight title.

Aug. 30

At Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum, Bayamon, Puerto Rico (PPV), Ivan Calderon, Puerto Rico, vs. Hugo Cazares, Mexico, 12, for Calderon s WBO junior flyweight title; Roman Martinez, Puerto Rico, vs. Santos Benavides, Nicaragua, 12, for the NABO junior featherweight title; Eric Morel, Puerto Rico, vs. Heriberto Ruiz, Mexico, for the NABO bantamweight title; Euri Gonzalez, Dominican Republic, vs. Edwin Vazquez, Puerto Rico, 10, for the WBO Latino welterweight title.

At California Sur, Mexico, Raul Garcia, Mexico, vs. Jose Luis Varela, Venezuela, 12, for Garcia s IBF minimumweight title.

Sept. 5

At Isleta Hotel-Casino, Albuquerque, N.M., Ray Sanchez, Albuquerque, N.M., vs. Joaquin Zamora, Pecos, N.M., 10 junior middleweights.

Sept. 6

At Toyota Center, Houston (HBO), Juan Diaz, Houston, vs. Michael Katsidis, Australia, 12, lightweights; Jorge Barrios, Buenos Aires, vs. Rocky Juarez, Houston, 10, junior lightweights.

Sept. 13

At MGM Grand, Las Vegas (PPV), Joel Casamayor, Miramar, Fla., vs. Juan Manuel Marquez, Anaheim, Calif., 12, lightweights; Sergio Mora, East Los Angeles, vs. Vernon Forrest, Atlanta, 12, junior middleweights.

At Mafikeng, South Africa, Cassius Baloyi, South Africa, vs. Javier Alvarez, Argentina, 12, for Baloyi s IBF junior lightweight title.

Sept. 22

At Prefectural Gym, Osaka, Japan, Nobuhiro Ishida, Japan, vs. Marco Avendano, Venezuela, 12, WBA junior middleweights.

Sept. 27

At Cebu City, Philippines, Donnie Nietes, Philippines, vs. Daniel Reyes, Colombia, 12, for Nietes WBO minimumweight title.

Oct. 11

At TBA (SHO), Antonio Tarver, Tampa Fla., vs. Chad Dawson, New Haven, Conn., 12, for Tarver s IBF light heavyweight title.

At Staples Center, Los Angeles, Calif., Shane Mosley, Lynwood, Calif., vs. Ricardo Mayorga, Nicaragua, 12, light middleweights.

At World Arena, Berlin, Germany, Samuel Peter, Las Vegas, vs. Vitali Klitschko, Los Angeles, 12, for Peter s WBC heavyweight title.

Oct. 18

At Atlantic City Convention Hall, Atlantic City, N.J. (PPV), Kelly Pavlik, Youngstown, Ohio, vs. Bernard Hopkins, Philadelphia, 12, light heavyweights.

Oct. 24

At Bell Centre, Montreal, Lucian Bute, Montreal, vs. Librado Andrade, La Habra, Calif., 12, for Bute s IBF super middleweight title.

Nov. 22

At Las Vegas (HBO), Ricky Hatton, Britain, vs. Paulie Malignaggi, New York, 12, welterweights.



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