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Published: Wednesday, 8/13/2008

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TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB Suspended RHP Victor Jorge, 1B Ramon Mariano (Kansas City) and P Winfild De La Rosa (Arizona) for 50 games each after testing positive for banned substances.

BOSTON RED SOX Acquired RHP Paul Byrd from Cleveland for a player to be named or cash. Placed RHP Tim Wakefield on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of RHP Charlie Zink from Pawtucket (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS Agreed to terms with RHP Freddy Garcia on a minor league contract. Promoted LHP Dontrelle Willis from Lakeland (FSL) to Toledo (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS Purchased the contract of INF Cliff Pennington from Sacramento (PCL). Optioned LHP Lenny DiNardo to Sacramento. Designated INF Brooks Conrad for assignment.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS Recalled OF Chris Dickerson from Louisville (IL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES Placed RHP Bryan Corey on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 10. Purchased the contract of INF Sean Kazmar from San Antonio (Texas). Extended their player development contract with Fort Wayne (MWL) for two years.

American Association

LINCOLN SALTDOGS Signed RHP Matt Hammons.

ST. PAUL SAINTS Signed LHP Luis Villarreal.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS Signed RHP Steve Russell.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS Signed G Thomas Gardner and F Othello Hunter.

Women s National Basketball Association

DETROIT SHOCK Acquired F Taj McWilliams-Franklin from Washington for F Tasha Humphrey, F Shay Murphy and a 2009 second-round draft pick.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

DENVER BRONCOS Signed CB Wale Dada. Waived CB Lamont Reid.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS Signed RB Clifton Dawson. Waived-injured LB Dedrick Harrington. Placed DB Michael Coe on injured reserve.

MIAMI DOLPHINS Released PK Jay Feely.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS Signed WR Jason Armstead.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

SAN JOSE SHARKS Re-signed F Lukas Kaspar. Signed RW Ryan Vesce.

American Hockey League

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS Signed F Marc-Andre Bernier, F Cory Urquhart, F Luke Lynes, F Ryan Huddy and D Ryan Constant.

COLLEGE

NCAA Named Jacki Silar chairwoman of the Division I women s basketball committee, effective Sept. 1

.

CUNY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Named Tom Emberley assistant director and director of media relations.

SWAC Named Eunice Elliott director of branding/external operations.

AUGUSTANA, ILL. Named Steve Hennings women s assistant volleyball coach.

BUCKNELL Named Maren Ford assistant field hockey coach.

COLGATE Named Russell Peterson women s assistant track and field and cross country coach.

DAVIDSON Named Matt McKillop men s assistant basketball coach and Terrell Ivory director of basketball operations.

DREW Named Jason Fein director of athletics.

HOLY CROSS Named Samantha Boudreau assistant athletic trainer.

LOUISIANA-MONROE Named William Rogers cross country coach.

LOYOLA, MD. Named Tom Gizzi women s assistant basketball coach.

MERCY Named Pat Kennedy director of athletics.

MOUNT ST. VINCENT Named Nichole Kieltyka assistant athletic trainer.

NEWBERRY Named Vern Robateau women s assistant basketball coach.

NEW MEXICO Named Lisa Beauchene women s assistant volleyball coach and Jordie Hadfield women s volleyball director of operations.

SOUTH ALABAMA Named Randall Flach and Tim Goldsack assistant track and field/cross country coaches.

STATEN ISLAND Named Krista Huffman assistant to the director for marketing and operations.

TEMPLE Named Herman Frazier associated athletic director for sports administration.

WIDENER Named Charlie Evans equipment manager, Keith Moodie assistant equipment manager and Bridget Wiseley assistant athletic trainer.

SPORTS NOTE

YOUTH BASEBALL: Toledo Sports Group 11U Baseball will hold tryouts for the 2009 season on Aug. 16 and Aug. 23 from 3-5 p.m. at Southview High School. Information: Kevin Stout 419-843-5894 or kstout@bex.net.

BOWLING: The Sport Future Stars Jr. Bowling camp for junior Bowlers ages 7-18 will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jug s Bowling Center, Jackman Road. Information: 419-666-2323.

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Jets 1 0 0 1.000 24 20

Buffalo 0 1 0 .000 14 17

Miami 0 1 0 .000 6 17

New England 0 1 0 .000 15 16

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Houston 1 0 0 1.000 19 16

Jacksonville 1 0 0 1.000 20 17

Tennessee 1 0 0 1.000 34 13

Indianapolis 0 2 0 .000 36 53

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Baltimore 1 0 0 1.000 16 15

Cincinnati 1 0 0 1.000 20 17

Pittsburgh 1 0 0 1.000 16 10

Cleveland 0 1 0 .000 20 24

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Kansas City 1 0 0 1.000 24 20

Oakland 1 0 0 1.000 18 6

San Diego 1 0 0 .000 31 17

Denver 0 1 0 .000 16 19

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Washington 2 0 0 1.000 47 30

Dallas 0 1 0 .000 17 31

N.Y. Giants 0 1 0 .000 10 13

Philadelphia 0 1 0 .000 10 16

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Carolina 1 0 0 1.000 23 20

New Orleans 1 0 0 1.000 24 10

Tampa Bay 1 0 0 1.000 17 6

Atlanta 0 1 0 .000 17 20

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Detroit 1 0 0 1.000 13 10

Chicago 0 1 0 .000 20 24

Green Bay 0 1 0 .000 17 20

Minnesota 0 1 0 .000 17 34

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Seattle 1 0 0 1.000 34 17

Arizona 0 1 0 .000 10 24

St. Louis 0 1 0 .000 13 34

San Francisco 0 1 0 .000 6 18

SUNDAY

Washington 30, Indianapolis 16

MONDAY

Cincinnati 20, Green Bay 17

TOMORROW

Pittsburgh vs. Buffalo at Toronto, 7:30

Carolina at Philadelphia, 8

FRIDAY

Oakland at Tennessee, 8

SATURDAY

Washington at New York Jets, 7

Miami at Jacksonville, 7:30

Indianapolis at Atlanta, 7:30

Minnesota at Baltimore, 7:30

San Diego at St. Louis, 8

Houston at New Orleans, 8

Arizona at Kansas City, 8

Chicago at Seattle, 9

Dallas at Denver, 9

Green Bay at San Francisco, 9

SUNDAY

Detroit at Cincinnati, 7:35

New England at Tampa Bay, 8 p.m.

MONDAY, Aug. 18

Cleveland at New York Giants, 8

CFL

Eastern Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Montreal 4 3 0 8 236 178

Toronto 3 4 0 6 161 210

Hamilton 2 5 0 4 177 202

Winnipeg 1 6 0 2 136 216

Western Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Sask. 6 1 0 12 209 163

British Col. 4 3 0 8 203 199

Calgary 4 3 0 8 204 166

Edmonton 4 3 0 8 213 205

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

TOMORROW

Hamilton at Winnipeg

FRIDAY

Montreal at Toronto

SPORTLIGHT

Aug. 13

1919 Upset scores a win against Man o War in the Sanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga. The defeat is Big Red s only loss in 21 starts.

1920 England s Ted Ray wins the U.S. Men s Open golf title.

1933 Gene Sarazen wins the PGA Championship by defeating Willie Goggin, 5 and 4 in the final round.

1935 The first roller derby begins in Chicago by promoter Leo Seltzer.

1987 Jackie Joyner-Kersee equals the world record in the women s long jump with a 24-51/2 leap in the Pan American Games at Indianapolis. The record was set in 1986 by Heike Dreschler of East Germany.

1995 Cuba s Ana Quirot, severely burned in a 1993 kitchen accident, wins the 800 meters at the World Track & Field Championships.

1995 Steve Elkington shoots a final-round 64 and birdies the first sudden-death playoff hole to take the PGA Championship from Colin Montgomerie. Elkington s 64 is the lowest final round by a PGA Championship winner.

1997 Wilson Kipketer topples Sebastian Coe s 16-year-old record in the 800 meters with a time of 1 minute, 41.24 seconds at the Weltklasse Grand Prix in Zurich, Switzerland. Haile Gebrselassie completes one of the greatest nights in track and field in recent memory by pulverizing his own 5,000 record with a time of 12 minutes, 41.86 seconds, improving on his 1995 mark of 12:44.39.

2002 Natalie Coughlin shatters the 100-meter backstroke world record, finishing in 59.58 seconds at the U.S. National Swimming Championships. Coughlin breaks the previous record of 1:00.16 set by Chihong He of China in 1994 and is the first American to hold the world record since Catherine Ferguson in 1966.

2005 Hasim Rahman unanimously outpoints friend Monte Barrett on at the United Center in Chicago to win the WBC interim heavyweight championship.

HOLE IN ONE

BUD WILKINSON, No. 12 at Sugar Creek, 138 yards, 9-iron.

TENNIS

Cincinnati Women s Open

Mason, Ohio

Singles

First Round

Nadia Petrova (2) d. Galina Voskoboeva 6-3, 6-0; Julia Vakulenko d. Monica Niculescu 6-2, 2-6, 6-4; Vania King d. Tathiana Garbin 4-6, 6-3, 7-5; Yanina Wickmayer d. Vasilisa Bardina 7-5, 3-6, 6-3; Aleksandra Wozniak (6) d. Aiko Nakamura 6-3, 6-2; Amelie Mauresmo (5) d. Stephanie Cohen-Aloro 6-7 (5), 7-6 (8), 6-1.

Legg Mason Classic

Washington

Singles

First Round

Alejandro Falla d. Mardy Fish (5) 5-7, 6-4, 6-2; Viktor Troicki, Serbia, d. Denis Gremelmayr 6-4, 6-2; Igor Kunitsyn d. Mischa Zverev 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-2; Robert Kendrick d. Feliciano Lopez (3) 6-3, 7-5; Fabio Fognini d. Marat Safin (6) 7-5, retired.

GOLF

World Rankings

Through Sunday

1. Tiger Woods USA 18.36

2. Phil Mickelson USA 9.87

3. Padraig Harrington Irl 7.85

4. Sergio Garcia Esp 6.13

5. Vijay Singh Fji 5.63

6. Henrik Stenson Swe 5.31

7. Ernie Els SAf 5.24

8. Stewart Cink USA 5.13

9. Geoff Ogilvy Aus 5.12

10. Steve Stricker USA 5.07

11. Adam Scott Aus 5.01

12. Justin Rose Eng 4.84

13. Jim Furyk USA 4.73

14. Lee Westwood Eng 4.70

15. Anthony Kim USA 4.60

16. K.J. Choi Kor 4.59

17. Kenny Perry USA 4.34

18. Trevor Immelman SAf 4.08

19. Rory Sabbatini SAf 3.99

20. Miguel Angel Jimenez Esp 3.97

21. Robert Karlsson Swe 3.79

22. Luke Donald Eng 3.70

23. Ian Poulter Eng 3.55

24. Aaron Baddeley Aus 3.55

25. Andres Romero Arg 3.49

LATEST LINE

NFL Preseason

Thursday

x-Buffalo 11/2 Pittsburgh

PHILADELPHIA 3 Carolina

Friday

TENNESSEE 4 Oakland

Saturday

NY JETS 3 Washington

BALTIMORE 21/2 Minnesota

JACKSONVILLE 4 Miami

ATLANTA 3 Indianapolis

ST. LOUIS 3 San Diego

NEW ORLEANS 31/2 Houston

KANSAS CITY 3 Arizona

SAN FRANCISCO 3 Green Bay

DENVER 2 Dallas

SEATTLE 21/2 Chicago

Sunday

CINCINNATI 31/2 Detroit

TAMPA BAY 11/2 New England

Monday

NY GIANTS 21/2 Cleveland

x-at Toronto, Canada.

Baseball

National League

PITTSBURGH 61/2 -71/2 Cincinnati

ATLANTA 51/2 -61/2 Chicago Cubs

NY Mets 6-7 WASHINGTON

FLORIDA 51/2 -61/2 St. Louis

HOUSTON 61/2 -71/2 San Francisco

COLORADO 51/2 -61/2 Arizona

Milwaukee 81/2 -91/2 SAN DIEGO

LA DODGERS Even-6 Philadelphia

American League

MINNESOTA Even-6 NY Yankees

DETROIT 6-7 Toronto

Baltimore Even-6 CLEVELAND

BOSTON 10-11 Texas

CHI WHITE SOX 81/2 -91/2 Kansas City

OAKLAND 6-7 Tampa Bay

LA ANGELS 61/2 -71/2 Seattle

Home Team in CAPS

BASEBALL

Little League

World Series

Friday

Rapid City, S.D. vs. Tampa, Fla., 2 p.m.

White Rock, British Columbia vs. Maricaibo, Venezuela, 4 p.m.

Shelton, Conn. vs. Waipahu, Hawaii, 6 p.m.

Hagerstown, Md. vs. Jeffersonville, Ind., 8 p.m.

Saturday

Willemstad, Curacao vs. Matamoros, Tamaulipas, 11 a.m.

Emilia, Italy vs. Yona, Guam, 1 p.m.

Rapid City, S.D. vs. Shelton, Conn., 3:30 p.m.

Tokyo vs. Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 6 p.m.

Lake Charles, La. vs. Mill Creek, Wash., 8 p.m.

PREP TENNIS

SPRINGFIELD 5, LIBBEY 0: Donaldson d. S. Davis, 6-0, 6-0; T. Smith d. Kelley, 6-2, 6-1; Takats d. T. Davis, 6-0, 6-0; Tran-Breedlove d. Frazier-Gonzalas, 6-0, 6-1; Bauer-Houser d. Caliepietro-Kelley, 6-0, 6-2.

soccer

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

New England 10 5 3 33 26 21

Chicago 9 5 5 32 27 15

Columbus 9 6 4 31 29 27

D.C. United 8 9 1 25 31 32

Toronto FC 7 8 4 25 21 24

Kansas City 6 6 7 25 20 25

New York 6 6 7 25 23 28

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 8 4 22 24 25

Colorado 6 10 3 21 27 26

San Jose 4 9 6 18 15 25

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

THURSDAY

Los Angeles at CD Chivas USA, 11

SATURDAY

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

Toronto FC at New York, 5

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20

D.C. United at New England, 7:30

CD Chivas USA at Houston, 9

THURSDAY, AUG. 21

Chicago at Los Angeles, 10

SATURDAY, AUG. 23

Colorado at D.C. United, 7:30

New England at Toronto FC, 7:30

Real Salt Lake at Columbus, 7:30

FC Dallas at Kansas City, 8

San Jose at CD Chivas USA, 10:30

SUNDAY, AUG. 24

Houston at New York, 3



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