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Published: Tuesday, 6/22/2010

Scoreboard: 06-22

BASEBALL

American League

TEXAS RANGERS–Agreed to terms with C Brett Nicholas.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS–Designated 3B Edwin Encarnacion for assignment. Reinstated RHP Scott Richmond from the 60-day DL and optioned him to Dunedin (FSL).

Eastern League

READING PHILLIES–Assigned RHP Chance Chapman to Clearwater (FSL).

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS–Released RHP Noel Baca. Signed RHP William Buzhardt.

FORT WORTH CATS–Signed INF Gerardo Avila and INF Cory Morales. Released INF Adam Resendez and INF Brenan Herrera.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS–Traded RHP Jared Plummer to York (Atlantic) for future considerations.

PENSACOLA PELICANS–Released OF Joey Side. Signed RHP Austin Quinn.

SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CAPTAINS–Signed INF Bryan Cooksey.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS–Signed LHP Jayson Miller. Released RHP Michael Gardner.

WICHITA WINGNUTS–Released OF Josh Workman. Signed INF Chad Rothford. Traded OF Chris Colton to Joliet (Northern) for a player to be named.

Can-Am League

BROCKTON ROX–Signed RHP Jeff Dunn.

QUEBEC CAPITALES–Signed INF Morgan Brown and RHP Andy Schon. Released INF Kevin Denis-Fortier and RHP Greg Byron.

SUSSEX SKYHAWKS–Released RHP Jared Yecker.

WORCESTER TORNADOES–Claimed OF Stantrel Smith off waivers from Fort Worth (AA).

Northern League

JOLIET JACKHAMMERS–Acquired OF Chris Colton from Wichita for a player to be named RHP Kyle Dahman from Kansas City for a player to be named. Traded OF Justin Justice to Winnipeg for a player to be named.

United League

AMARILLO DILLAS–Released OF Travis Hobbs, RHP Zachary Cole, and LHP Dane Little. Signed INF Jonathan Cisneros, RHP Frank Corolla and C Sam Palace.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS–Released DE Bobby McCray. Waived CB Glenn Sharpe.

NEW YORK GIANTS–Waived P Jy Bond, DB Vince Anderson, TE Carson Butler, LB Lee Campbell and LB Micah Johnson.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

VANCOUVER CANUCKS–Named Claude Noel coach of Manitoba (AHL).

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES–Acquired M Sam Cronin from Toronto FC for allocation money.

COLLEGE

GEORGETOWN–Named Robert Kirby men's assistant basketball coach and Darryl Prue men's basketball director of operations.

OHIO STATE–Announced WR Duron Carter has left school and enrolled at enrolled at Coffeyville (Kansas) Community College.

RUTGERS–Named Eric Murdock men's basketball director of player development.

SOUTH CAROLINA–Named Darius Taylor women's assistant basketball coach.

BOB HUEBNER, No. 4 at Stone Oak CC, 153 yards, 8-iron.

GIRLS COACHES NEEDED: Toledo Central Catholic is seeking candidates for the following coaching positions: girls cross country and girls assistant basketball. Email Bill Axe at baxe@centralcatholic.org

College World Series

Omaha, Neb.

All Times EDT

Double Elimination

x-if necessary

Monday

Clemson 6, Arizona State 3

Florida State 8, Florida 5, Florida eliminated

Game 6 — TCU (52-12) vs. UCLA (49-14), late

Saturday, June 19

TCU 8, Florida State 1

UCLA 11, Florida 3

Sunday, June 20

Oklahoma 4, South Carolina 3

Arizona State vs. Clemson, ppd., weather

Tuesday

Game 7 — South Carolina (48-16) vs. Arizona State (52-9), 4:30 p.m.

Game 8 — Oklahoma (50-16) vs. Clemson (44-23), 9 p.m.

Wednesday

Game 9 — Florida State (48-19) vs. Game 6 loser, 7 p.m.

Thursday, June 24

Game 10 — Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 loser, 7 p.m.

Friday, June 25

Game 11 — Game 6 winner vs. Game 9 winner, 4:30 p.m.

Game 12 — Game 8 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 9 p.m.

Saturday, June 26

x-Game 13 — Game 6 winner vs. Game 9 winner, 2 p.m.

x-Game 14 — Game 8 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 7 p.m.

Championship Series

Best-of-3

Monday, June 28: Game 11 or 13 winner vs. Game 12 or 14 winner, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 29: Game 11 or 13 winner vs. Game 12 or 14 winner, 7:30 p.m.

x-Wednesday, June 30: Game 11 or 13 winner vs. Game 12 or 14 winner, 7:30 p.m.

June 22

1938–In a rematch portrayed in both countries as good vs. evil, Joe Louis knocks out Germany's Max Schmeling at 2:04 of the first round at Yankee Stadium to retain the world heavyweight title.

1979–Larry Holmes stops Mike Weaver in the 12th round to retain the WBC heavyweight title at Madison Square Garden in New York.

1994–The Houston Rockets, led by Hakeem Olajuwon, win their first NBA title, beating New York 90-84 in Game 7 of the finals. Olajuwon gets 25 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and three blocks.

1996–Michael Moorer regains the IBF heavyweight title from Axel Schulz on a split decision in Frankfurt, Germany.

1999–In one of the greatest upsets in Wimbledon's 113-year history, top-ranked Martina Hingis loses 6-2, 6-0 in the opening round to Jelena Dokic, a 16-year-old qualifier ranked 129th.

2007–For the first time, Americans are taken with the top two picks in the NHL draft. Chicago selects Patrick Kane with the first pick. Philadelphia then selects left wing James vanRiemsdyk with the second.



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