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Prep cross country, prep golf, prep tennis

PREP CROSS COUNTRY

State coaches poll

DIVISION 1 BOYS:1-Medina 176; 2-ST. JOHN S 150; 3- Centerville 142; 4- St. Ignatius 128; 5- Mason 126; 6- Brecksville 101; 7- Reynoldsburg 91; 8- Solon 75, 9- Mentor 72 10- North Canton Hoover 67. Others: (18) ST. FRANCIS 20; (25) NORTHVIEW 4.

DIVISION 1 GIRLS: 1- Magnificant 174; 2- North Canton Hoover 154; 3- Springboro 132; 4- Colerain 122; 5- Medina 96; 6- Cincinnati St. Ursula 89; 7- Kings Mills Kings 87; 8- Mason 84; 9- Brecksville 80; 10-Upper Arlington 52. Others: (11) NOTRE DAME 49; (22) SOUTHVIEW 10.

DIVISION II BOYS: 1-Tipp City Tippecanoe 178; 2- Woodridge 170; 3- Bay Village 133; 4- Mogadore Field 121; 5- DEFIANCE 109; 6- Dayton Carroll 85; 7- Mantua Crestwood 80; 8- Akron St. Vincent St. Mary 51; 9-Unioto 45; 10- Crestview 44, St. Clairsville 44.

DIVISION II GIRLS: 1-CVCA 180; 2- Woodridge 142; 3-Beaumont 132; 4- Kettering Alter 120; 5- West Milton Union 100; 6- Canal Winchester 99; 7- Springfield Northwestern 96; 8- Perry 94; Salem 75; 10- Chagrin Falls 73. Others: (14) WAUSEON; (18) DEFIANCE 15.

DIVISION III BOYS: 1- McDonald 169; 2- Russia 155; 3- Bellaire St. John 152; 4- St. Thomas Acquinas 152; 5- Maplewood 114; 6- New Breman 106; 7- Grandview Heights 87; 8- East Canton 63; 9- ELMWOOD 60; 10- DELTA 56; Others: (11) Minster 49; (12) PETTISVILLE 46; (14) New London 34; (19) St. Henry 12; (20) Coldwater 8; (21) HOPEWELL LOUDON 7; (24) STRYKER 5; (25) Sandusky St. Mary 4.

DIVISION III GIRLS: 1- Versailles 173; 2- SENECA EAST 167; 3- Minster; (17) 161; 4- Gilmour Academy 131; 5- Spencerville 113; 6- Burton Berkshire 100; 7- Fort Loramie 87; 8- LIBERTY BENTON 86; 9- LAKOTA 77; 10- Atwater Waterloo 52; Others- (17) WOODMORE 13.

PREP GOLF

Boys

LIBERTY CENTER 161, EVERGREEN 182

LC: Totske 38; Weeks 38; Jones 42; Shipley 43. E: Brockhurst 44; Schmidlin 45; Siefker 45; Fischer 48. At Spuyten Duyval.

CARDINAL STRITCH 175, MAUMEE VALLEY 187

CS: Brummett 40, Pinciotti 42, Steinbrunner 46, Merren 47. MV: Li 41, Deichert 47, Mehregan 47, Lehman 52. At Eagle s Landing.

NAPOLEON 160, ROSSFORD 168

N: Lambert 37, Barnes 40, Miller 41, Brown 42. R: Clayton 38, Kralovic 42, Reitz 44, Smith 44. At Napoleon.

ARCHBOLD 159, ANTWERP 170

AR: Kinsman 36, J. Nafziger 39, Bernath 40, Bostelman 44. AN: Beau 40, Yenser 42, Jones 43, Short 45. At Pond-A-River.

WAITE 175, LIBBEY no team score.

W: Duris 36, Smith 44, Cready 47, Beiser 48; L: Heard 67, McGlothlin 81, Ramirez 84. At Ottawa Park.

SLL SHOOTOUT III

Teams: Genoa 154, Woodmore 160, Lake 175, Eastwood 184, Gibsonburg 187, Otsego 190, Elmwood 196.

Individuals: Eli (Ge) 34, J. Rospert (W) 37, Hillman (Ge) 38, R. Rospert (W) 39, Flick (W) 39, Teneyk (Ge) 40, Smith (L) 40, Witt (L) 41. At Maumee Bay.

Girls

NORTHVIEW 177, ROSSFORD 198

N: Darah 43, DeBelly 44, Silver 45, Sayre 45. R: Riggs 44, Haskins 48, Pheils 53, Lonchyna 53. At Whiteford Valley White.

SPRINGFIELD 205, MAUMEE 216

S: Adams 47, Zaborski 49, Dean 50, Schmitz59. M: Baas 53, McIntire 53, Shepler 54, Hayes 56. At Heather Downs CC.

WHITMER 180, CENTRAL 238, ROGERS 286

W:Holston 42, McBride 43, Krum 46, Lenke 49. CC: Murnen 55, Comes 56, Sawyer 61, Woodberry 66. R: Msuteezorapong 65, Blackshear 68, Crosby 73, Savage 80. At Ottawa Park.

ANN ARBOR PIONEER 161, BEDFORD 171, SALINE 185, ANN ARBOR HURON 198

B: Whalen 40, Porter 43, Gonring 44, Wells 44. At Bedford Hills Wolverine.

PRO FOOTBALL

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Jets 1 0 0 1.000 20 14

Buffalo 1 0 0 1.000 34 10

New England 1 0 0 1.000 17 10

Miami 0 1 0 .000 14 20

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Tennessee 1 0 0 1.000 17 10

Houston 0 1 0 .000 17 38

Indianapolis 0 1 0 .000 13 29

Jacksonville 0 1 0 .000 10 17

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Baltimore 1 0 0 1.000 17 10

Pittsburgh 1 0 0 1.000 38 17

Cincinnati 0 1 0 .000 10 17

Cleveland 0 1 0 .000 10 28

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Denver 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Oakland 0 0 0 .000 0 0

Kansas City 0 1 0 .000 10 17

San Diego 0 1 0 .000 24 26

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Giants 1 0 0 1.000 16 7

Dallas 1 0 0 1.000 28 10

Philadelphia 1 0 0 1.000 38 3

Washington 0 1 0 .000 7 16

South

W L T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 1 0 0 1.000 24 20

Atlanta 1 0 0 1.000 34 21

Carolina 1 0 0 1.000 26 24

Tampa Bay 0 1 0 .000 20 24

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Green Bay 1 0 0 1.000 24 19

Chicago 1 0 0 1.000 29 13

Detroit 0 1 0 .000 21 34

Minnesota 0 1 0 .000 19 24

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Arizona 1 0 0 1.000 23 13

San Francisco 0 1 0 .000 13 23

Seattle 0 1 0 .000 10 34

St. Louis 0 1 0 .000 3 38

LAST NIGHT

Green Bay 24, Minnesota 19

Denver at Oakland, late

Minnesota 0 3 3 13 19

Green Bay 0 10 7 7 24

Min FG Longwell 37, 13:35.

GB Hall 1 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 10:07.

GB FG Crosby 42, 3:21.

Min FG Longwell 27, 10:52.

GB Blackmon 76 punt return (Crosby kick), 6:35.

Min Rice 23 pass from T.Jackson (pass failed), 14:12.

GB Rodgers 1 run (Crosby kick), 6:03.

Min Peterson 3 run (Longwell kick), 2:39.

A 71,004.

TEAM STATS

Min GB

First downs 21 15

Total Net Yards 355 317

Rushes-yards 33-187 27-139

Passing 168 178

Punt Returns 4-13 3-78

Kickoff Returns 3-60 4-92

Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-7

Comp-Att-Int 16-35-1 18-22-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 1-10 0-0

Punts 5-43.4 5-45.2

Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-0

Penalties-Yards 9-42 12-118

Time of Possession 32:01 27:59

INDIVIDUAL STATS

RUSHING Minnesota, Peterson 19-103, T.Jackson 9-65, Taylor 5-19. Green Bay, Grant 12-92, Rodgers 8-35, B.Jackson 7-12.

PASSING Minnesota, T.Jackson 16-35-1-178. Green Bay, Rodgers 18-22-0-178.

RECEIVING Minnesota, Mills 3-49, Berrian 3-38, Shiancoe 3-21, Taylor 3-21, Rice 2-31, Peterson 1-11, Tapeh 1-7. Green Bay, Jennings 5-91, Driver 4-38, B.Jackson 3-18, D.Lee 3-10, Martin 1-13, Humphrey 1-7, Hall 1-1.

MISSED FIELD GOAL Green Bay, Crosby 33 (BK).

SUNDAY

Dallas 28, Cleveland 10

Atlanta 34, Detroit 21

N.Y. Jets 20, Miami 14

Pittsburgh 38, Houston 17

Buffalo 34, Seattle 10

Tennessee 17, Jacksonville 10

New Orleans 24, Tampa Bay 20

Baltimore 17, Cincinnati 10

New England 17, Kansas City 10

Philadelphia 38, St. Louis 3

Arizona 23, San Francisco 13

Carolina 26, San Diego 24

Chicago 29, Indianapolis 13

SUNDAY, SEPT. 14

Green Bay at Detroit, 1

Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 8:15

N.Y. Giants at St. Louis, 1

Indianapolis at Minnesota, 1

Oakland at Kansas City, 1

Chicago at Carolina, 1

New Orleans at Washington, 1

Tennessee at Cincinnati, 1

Buffalo at Jacksonville, 1

San Francisco at Seattle, 4:05

Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 4:05

Baltimore at Houston, 4:15

New England at N.Y. Jets, 4:15

Miami at Arizona, 4:15

San Diego at Denver, 4:15

MONDAY, SEPT. 15

Philadelphia at Dallas, 8:30

CFL

EAST DIVISION

W L T Pts PF PA

Montreal 7 3 0 14 343 236

Toronto 4 6 0 8 228 318

Hamilton 2 8 0 4 244 308

Winnipeg 2 8 0 4 210 293

Western Division

W L T Pts PF PA

Sask. 8 2 0 16 272 227

Calgary 6 4 0 12 294 265

Edmonton 6 4 0 12 310 269

British Col. 5 5 0 10 292 277

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

SUNDAY

Montreal 45, Toronto 19

Saskatchewan 34, Winnipeg 31

FRIDAY

Winnipeg at Toronto

Montreal at Calgary

Saturday, Sept. 13

Hamilton at Edmonton

Saskatchewan at British Columbia

PREP SOCCER

Girls

LIBERTY-BENTON 4, ARCHBOLD 1

ANTHONY WAYNE 1, CENTRAL CATHOLIC 0

Allen.

NORTHVIEW 6, FINDLAY 0

Hendrix 3, Rentschler 2, Maroney.

ROSSFORD 4, SWANTON 1

R: Waggoner, Hager, Nirschl, own goal. S: Lucio.

Boys

LIBERTY-BENTON 8, WOODMORE 0

Giangiordano 2, Naliborski 2, Siferd 2, Whitaker 2.

LAKE 3, OTSEGO 1

L: Paredes 2, Byrd; O: Harter.

SPRINGFIELD 4, BOWSHER 0

Drake 2, Olds, Fountain.

EASTWOOD 2, TIFFIN CALVERT 1

E: Si. Ashton , Wendt. TC: .

BASEBALL

IL Playoffs

First Round

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre vs. Pawtucket

Sunday: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2, Pawtucket 0, 10 innings, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre wins series 3-1

Durham vs. Louisville

Sunday: Durham 9, Louisville 1, Durham wins series 3-1

Governors Cup Championship

(Best-of-5)

Durham vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Tonight: Durham at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Wednesday: Durham at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Thursday: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Durham

Friday: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Durham, if necessary

Saturday: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Durham, if necessary

HOLE IN ONE

SUE VOLKER at Bay View, No. 2, 137 yards, driver

BOB DIEKER at Tanglewood, No. 12, 98 yards, 5-iron

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Columbus 13 6 4 43 40 29

Chicago 11 7 5 38 30 18

New England 11 7 5 38 31 33

D.C. United 10 11 2 32 37 36

New York 8 7 8 32 28 29

Toronto FC 7 11 5 26 24 32

Kansas City 6 9 8 26 24 33

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Houston 10 5 8 38 33 27

Real Salt Lake 8 8 7 31 29 29

CD Chivas USA 8 9 6 30 31 32

San Jose 7 9 7 28 23 27

Colorado 8 12 3 27 30 32

FC Dallas 6 9 8 26 30 30

Los Angeles 6 9 8 26 44 47

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

SUNDAY

Houston 3, Kansas City 1

SATURDAY

CD Chivas USA 3, Toronto FC 1

Columbus 4, New England 0

Chicago 1, New York 0

San Jose 2, D.C. United 1

Real Salt Lake 2, Los Angeles 2, tie

THURSDAY

CD Chivas USA at New England, 7

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Mid-American Conference

East Division

Division All Games

W L PF PA W L PF PA

Akron 0 0 0 0 1 1 59 66

BGSU 0 0 0 0 1 1 44 59

Buffalo 0 0 0 0 1 1 58 44

Temple 0 0 0 0 1 1 44 19

Kent St. 0 0 0 0 0 2 28 69

Ohio 0 0 0 0 0 2 34 47

Miami 0 0 0 0 0 2 19 50

West Division

Division All Games

W L PF PA W L PF PA

W. Mich. 1 0 29 26 1 1 53 73

Ball St. 0 0 0 0 2 0 83 37

C. Mich. 0 0 0 0 1 1 48 68

E. Mich. 0 0 0 0 1 1 62 42

Toledo 0 0 0 0 0 1 16 41

N. Illinois 0 1 26 29 0 2 53 60

LAST SATURDAY

Arizona 41, Toledo 16

Minnesota 42, Bowling Green 17

Connecticut 12, Temple 9

Akron 42, Syracuse 28

Georgia 56, Cent. Michigan 17

Pittsburgh 27, Buffalo 16

Iowa St. 48, Kent St. 28

W. Michigan 29, N. Illinois 26

LAST FRIDAY

Ball St. 35, Navy 23

SATURDAY

Toledo at Eastern Michigan, noon

Bowling Green at Boise State, 8

Temple at Buffalo, noon

Ball State at Akron, 1

Central Michigan at Ohio, 2

Delaware State at Kent State, 2

Charleston Southern at Miami, 3

Western Michigan at Idaho, 5

Big Ten

Conference All Games

W L PF PA W L PF PA

Indiana 0 0 0 0 2 0 76 16

Iowa 0 0 0 0 2 0 88 3

Minnesota 0 0 0 0 2 0 73 44

N western 0 0 0 0 2 0 54 30

Ohio St. 0 0 0 0 2 0 69 14

Penn St. 0 0 0 0 2 0 111 24

Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 2 0 89 31

Purdue 0 0 0 0 1 0 42 10

Illinois 0 0 0 0 1 1 89 73

Mich. St. 0 0 0 0 1 1 73 48

Michigan 0 0 0 0 1 1 39 31

LAST SATURDAY

Michigan 16, Miami (Ohio) 6

Ohio St. 26, Ohio 14

Illinois 47, E. Illinois 21

Iowa 42, Fla. International 0

Michigan St. 42, E. Michigan 10

Purdue 42, N. Colorado 10

Wisconsin 51, MarsArena 14

Penn St. 45, Oregon St. 14

Northwestern 24, Duke 20

Indiana 45, Murray St. 3

SATURDAY

Ohio State at USC, 8

Michigan at Notre Dame, 3:30

Louisiana-Lafayette at Illinois, noon

Southern Illinois at Northwestern, noon

Florida Atlantic at Michigan State, noon

Montana State at Minnesota, noon

Iowa State at Iowa, noon

Oregon at Purdue, 3:30

Penn State at Syracuse, 3:30

Wisconsin at Fresno State, 10:30

wnba

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

x-Connecticut 20 11 .645

x-Detroit 19 12 .613 1

x-New York 18 12 .600 11/2

x-Indiana 15 16 .484 5

Chicago 11 20 .355 9

Washington 10 20 .333 91/2

Atlanta 3 29 .094 171/2

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

x-San Antonio 21 10 .677

x-Seattle 21 10 .677

x-Los Angeles 19 13 .594 21/2

Sacramento 17 14 .548 4

Phoenix 15 16 .484 6

Houston 14 17 .452 7

Minnesota 14 17 .452 7

x-clinched playoff spot

LAST NIGHT

Indiana 81, Atlanta 77

SUNDAY

New York 69, Chicago 61

San Antonio 85, Connecticut 73

Phoenix 99, Houston 74

Sacramento 78, Minnesota 71

SATURDAY

Detroit 84, Washington 69

Los Angeles 84, Houston 66

Seattle 96, Minnesota 88

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

Through Sept. 7

POINTS

1. Kyle Busch, 5,080. 2. Carl Edwards, 5,050. 3. Jimmie Johnson, 5,040. 4. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 5,010. 5. Clint Bowyer, 5,010. 6. Denny Hamlin, 5,010. 7. Jeff Burton, 5,010. 8. Tony Stewart, 5,000. 9. Greg Biffle, 5,000. 10. Jeff Gordon, 5,000.

11. Kevin Harvick, 5,000. 12. Matt Kenseth, 5,000. 13. Kasey Kahne, 3,047. 14. David Ragan, 3,039. 15. Brian Vickers, 2,854. 16. Ryan Newman, 2,853. 17. Martin Truex Jr., 2,818. 18. Jamie McMurray, 2,659. 19. Kurt Busch, 2,622. 20. Bobby Labonte, 2,497.

MONEY

1. Carl Edwards, $5,718,450. 2. Kyle Busch, $5,538,313. 3. Jimmie Johnson, $5,281,551. 4. Kasey Kahne, $5,044,324. 5. Ryan Newman, $4,991,283. 6. Tony Stewart, $4,826,897. 7. Jeff Gordon, $4,245,505. 8. Denny Hamlin, $4,196,879. 9. Matt Kenseth, $4,076,429. 10. Kevin Harvick, $4,047,044.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

UT men s schedule

Nov. 9 (exhibition): St Edwards (Tex.) Owens CC, 6

Nov. 14: O Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic, TBA

Nov. 17: at Xavier, TBA

Nov. 24-26: O Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic, TBA

Nov. 29: At UMBC, TBA

Dec. 3: Massachuseets, Savage Arena, 7

Dec. 7: at Oakland, TBA

Dec. 9: at Wright State, TBA

Dec. 20: Houston, Savage Arena, 7

Dec. 23: Illinois-Chicago, Savage Arena, 7

Dec. 30: at Delaware, TBA

Jan. 2: Dayton, Savage Arena, 7

Jan. 6: Rhode Island, Savage Arena, 7

Jan. 10: at Northern Illinois, TBA

Jan. 14: at Western Michigan, TBA

Jan. 17: Eastern Michigan, Savage Arena, 7

Jan. 20: Central Michigan, Savage Arena, 7

Jan. 25: at Ball State, TBA

Jan. 28: Akron, Savage Arena, 7

Jan. 31: at Buffalo, TBA

Feb. 3: at Kent State

Feb. 7: Miami, Savage Arena, 7

Feb. 11: Bowling Green, Savage Arena, 7

Feb. 14: at Ohio, TBA

Feb. 18: Ball State, Savage Arena, 7

Feb. 21: at Bracketbuster Game, TBA

Feb. 25: at Eastern Michigan, TBA

Feb. 28: Western Michigan, Savage Arena, 7

March 4: at Central Michigan, TBA

March 8: N. Illinois, Savage Arena, 2

March 11-14: MAC Tournament, Cleveland, TBA

LOCAL GOLF

Toledo Metro Golf Association Fall Classic

Scratch division: 1- Brian Simmons 140; 2- James Rasik 142; 3- Frank Dudek 146; 4- Tony Yarad 147; 5-Tery Tyson 148.

Handicap division: 1- Steve Pace 135; 2- Jim O Neal 140, Jeff Greeno 140; George Stanley 141.

SPORTLIGHT

Sept. 9

1940 Donald McNeil beats Bobby Riggs after losing the first two sets to capture the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association title. Alice Marble wins her third straight title with a two-set triumph over Helen Jacobs.

1956 Australia s Ken Rosewall wins the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association title with a four-set victory over Lewis Hoad. Shirley Fry beats Althea Gibson 6-3, 6-4 for the women s title.

1968 Arthur Ashe wins the U.S. Open by beating Tom Okker 14-12, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

1974 Jimmy Connors romps to a 6-1, 6-0, 6-1 victory over Ken Rosewall to win the U.S. Open.

1978 Chris Evert beats 16-year-old Pam Shriver 7-5, 6-4 to win her fourth straight U.S. Open.

1984 John McEnroe beats Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 to win his fourth U.S. Open.

1989 Steffi Graf wins her third major tournament of the year, beating the heat and Martina Navratilova 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 in the U.S. Open final.

1992 Robin Yount becomes the 17th player to reach 3,000 hits in the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians.

1995 Steffi Graf halts Monica Seles remarkable comeback by winning the U.S. Open 7-6 (8-6), 0-6, 6-3. It s the fourth U.S. Open championship for Graf.

2000 Yale becomes the first school to win 800 games as Rashad Bartholomew scores three touchdowns and rushes for 201 yards in a 42-6 victory over Dayton.

2006 Third-seeded Maria Sharapova beats No. 2 Justine Henin-Hardenne 6-4, 6-4 to win the U.S. Open women s final. A month shy of her 50th birthday, Martina Navratilova closes out her competitive career in fitting fashion: a mixed doubles championship for her 59th Grand Slam title.

2006 Top-ranked Ohio State tightens its hold on the No. 1 spot after beating the No. 2 ranked and defending champion Longhorns 24-7 in Austin, Texas.

2007 Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2), 6-4 to win his fourth straight U.S. Open championship and 12th career Grand Slam title. Federer becomes the first man since Bill Tilden in the 1920s to win the American Grand Slam four years running.

2007 Asafa Powell sets another world record in the 100 meters, winning a heat at the Rieti Grand Prix in 9.74 seconds. The world s fastest man improves his record by 0.03 seconds, having run 9.77 three times.

PREP FOOTBALL

FOOTBALL STATS: High School football coaches from The Blade circulation area in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan should begin submitting their team s scoring, rushing, passing and receiving statistical leaders beginning this week. All area athletic directors should have received a copy of the stat reporting form. Coaches can use the form to report by fax at 419-724-6116, or can report by email to highschoolstats@theblade.com. The weekly deadline is noon on Wednesday. Stats will run each Friday.

TENNIS

U.S. Open Men s Final

Roger Federer d. Andy Murray, 6-2, 7-5, 6-2.

BCR Open

Bucharest, Romania

Singles

First Round

Potito Starace d. Marcel Granollers (7) 6-2, 6-4.

Florent Serra d. Nicolas Devilder 3-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4).

Denis Gremelmayr d. Jeremy Chardy 6-1, 5-7, 6-4.

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez d. Mischa Zverev 6-4, 3-6, 6-0.

Albert Montanes d. Lee Hyung-taik 6-1, 7-6 (4).

Commonwealth Bank Classic

Bali, Indonesia

First Round

Marta Domachowska d. Lavinia Tananta 6-2, 6-3.

Yuan Meng d. Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, 5-7, 6-2, 7-5.

Francesca Schiavone (5) d. Sandy Gumulya 6-2, 6-0.

Peng Shuai (9) d. Ayumi Morita 6-2, 6-1.

Akgul Amanmuradova d. Ayu Fani Damayanti 6-2, 6-1.

Tamira Paszek d. Anna-Lena Groenefeld 7-5, 6-4.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX Recalled C George Kottaras and 1B-OF Chris Carter from Pawtucket (IL). Activated OF J.D. Drew from the 15-day DL.

CLEVELAND INDIANS Recalled RHP Bryan Bullington from Buffalo (IL).

National League

CINCINNATI REDS Activated INF-OF Jerry Hairston Jr. from the 15-day DL.

HOUSTON ASTROS Purchased the contract of Mark Saccomanno from Round Rock (PCL).

International League

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS Announced Trent Jewett, manager, and Hensley Meulens, batting coach, will not return for the 2009 season.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS Signed OT Chris Denman to the practice squad. Released OL Dustin Dickinson.

DALLAS COWBOYS Signed QB Brooks Bollinger. Waived WR Mike Jefferson.

NEW YORK GIANTS Signed WR Taye Biddle to the practice squad. Released WR Marcus Monk from the practice squad.

OAKLAND RAIDERS Released OT Seth Wand.

Canadian Football League

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS Fired Charlie Taaffe, coach. Named Marcel Bellefeuille interim coach.

COLLEGE

SOUTH FLORIDA Promoted Dan Hipsher to men s assistant head basketball coach.

PREP VOLLEYBALL

Southview d. Wauseon, 25-9, 25-23, 25-10

Notre Dame d. Waite, 25-7, 25-7, 25-3

Cardinal Stritch d. Ottawa Hills, 25-6, 25-9, 25-7

Northwood d. Toledo Christian, 25-14, 25-18, 22-25, 25-18

Emmanuel Christian d. Danbury, 26-24, 25-18, 25-10

Delta d. Pettisville, 25-27, 25-17, 25-23, 20-25, 15-11

Clay d. Start, 25-17, 25-15, 25-16

LATEST LINE

NFL

(Sunday)

Week Two

KANSAS CITY 21/2 Oakland

CINCINNATI 11/2 Tennessee

Indianapolis 21/2 MINNESOTA

New Orleans P WASHINGTON

Green Bay 2 DETROIT

CAROLINA 3 Chicago

NY Giants 81/2 ST. LOUIS

JACKSONVILLE 6 Buffalo

TAMPA BAY 81/2 Atlanta

SEATTLE 9 San Francisco

ARIZONA 7 Miami

NY JETS 21/2 New England

HOUSTON 41/2 Baltimore

x-San Diego Off DENVER

Pittsburgh 51/2 CLEVELAND

(Monday)

DALLAS 61/2 Philadelphia

x-San Diego RB L.Tomlinson is questionable.

College Football

(Thursday)

RUTGERS 41/2 North Carolina

(Friday)

SOUTH FLORIDA 31/2 Kansas

(Saturday)

Auburn 10 MISSISSIPPI ST

EASTERN MICH. 11/2 Toledo

MISSOURI 261/2 Nevada

NEBRASKA 25 New Mexico St.

BYU 9 Ucla

Oregon 7 PURDUE

TEXAS 231/2 Arkansas

Georgia 7 S. CAROLINA

Wisconsin 11/2 FRESNO STATE

Penn State 261/2 SYRACUSE

Michigan 1 NOTRE DAME

IOWA 131/2 Iowa State

CLEMSON 181/2 North Carolina St

Central Michigan 31/2 OHIO

TCU 13 Stanford

TENNESSEE 291/2 UAB

East Carolina 13 TULANE

CONNECTICUT 11 Virginia

Oklahoma 20 WASHINGTON

SOUTHERN CAL 11 Ohi.o State

Arizona 10 N.EW MEXICO

BOISE STATE 161/2 BGSU

Home Team in CAPS



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