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Published: Tuesday, 7/12/2011

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BASEBALL

American League

MINNESOTA TWINS-Activated OF Delmon Young from the 15-day DL.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS-Released LHP Bobby Cramer.

National League

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES-Sent RHP Brad Lidge to Reading (EL) on a rehab assignment.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX-Signed RHP LaCurtis Mayes. Released C Benji Johnson and INF Chris Nash.

EL PASO DIABLOS-Released RHP Wardell Starling, RHP Samuel Rivas, RHP Thomas Pearson, C Manuel Mejia and C Gerardo Verastegui. Signed C Alberto Espinosa.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS-Signed OF Jay Cox, C Todd Jennings and RHP Josh Smith. Released RHP Casey Hoorelbeke and OF Jason James.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS-Signed RHP Chris Little.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES-Released OF Prentice Redman.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS-Signed RHP Santo Luis. Released RHP Brett Harker. Acquired RHP Vince Bongiovanni from Lake County (North American) for future considerations and cash.

ST. PAUL SAINTS-Signed INF Donald Blunt.

WICHITA WINGNUTS-Signed RHP Matt Nevarez. Rleased RHP Justin Murray.

Can-Am League

BROCKTON ROX-Signed RHP Steven Richard.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS-Signed INF Mike Richard.

WORCESTER TORNADOES-Signed LHP Ryan Lobban.

Frontier League

JOLIET SLAMMERS-Released RHP Brandon Garner.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS-Released OF Josh Womack.

North American League

CALGARY VIPERS-Signed INF Chad Ehrnsberger.

SAN ANGELO COLTS-Acquired RHP Andrew Wells from Rio Grande Valley. Released RHP David Parker.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS-LB Mike Vrabel announced his retirement to become linebackers coach at Ohio State.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Agreed to terms with RW Dan Sexton on a two-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Agreed to terms with F Rob Klinkhammer on a one-year contract and G Alec Richards on a two-year contract.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed LW Dane Byers and C Martin St. Pierre to one-year contracts.

DETROIT RED WINGS-Agreed to terms with G Joey MacDonald on a two-year contract.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Signed D Lee Sweatt to a two-year contract and D Tim Conboy to a one-year contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed C Christian Hanson to a one-year contract.

LACROSSE

National Lacrosse League

MINNESOTA SWARM-Re-signed D Noah Talbot to a three-year contract and G Kevin Croswell to a one-year contract.

COLLEGE

ELON-Named Kilee Goetz assistant volleyball coach.

ILLINOIS STATE-Named Matt Lyons assistant athletics director for development.

JAMES MADISON-Named Bill Phillips director of men's basketball operations.

NYU-Named Jessica McEntee women's assistant basketball coach, Kacey McCaffrey women's assistant swimming and diving coach and Cassidy Dadaos athletic development and alumni relations coordinator.

OHIO STATE-Named Joe Exter men's assistant hockey coach.

RADFORD-Named JD Byers and Aaron Marshall men's assistant basketball coaches.

WAKE FOREST-Suspended F Melvin Tabb and C Ty Walker indefinitely from the basketball team for violating unspecified departmental rules.

YOUNGSTOWN STATE-Named Ed Marko pitching coach and recruiting coordinator.

AUTO RACING

NASCAR-Sprint Cup Leaders

Through July 9

Points

1, Kyle Busch, 624. 2, Carl Edwards, 620. 3, Kevin Harvick, 614. 4, Kurt Busch, 606. 5, Jimmie Johnson, 605. 6, Matt Kenseth, 602. 7, Jeff Gordon, 553. 8, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 548. 9, Ryan Newman, 538. 10, Denny Hamlin, 529.

11, Tony Stewart, 527. 12, Clint Bowyer, 514. 13, Juan Pablo Montoya, 497. 14, Greg Biffle, 496. 15, David Ragan, 494. 16, Paul Menard, 486. 17, Kasey Kahne, 484. 18, A J Allmendinger, 483. 19, Mark Martin, 477. 20, Joey Logano, 469.

Money

1, Carl Edwards, $5,302,126. 2, Kyle Busch, $3,536,676. 3, Kevin Harvick, $3,427,596. 4, Kurt Busch, $3,419,576. 5, Matt Kenseth, $3,411,461. 6, Jimmie Johnson, $3,277,386. 7, Clint Bowyer, $3,098,782. 8, Jeff Gordon, $3,013,961. 9, Denny Hamlin, $2,971,293. 10, Tony Stewart, $2,874,457.


BASEBALL

MLB All-Star Game Rosters

AMERICAN LEAGUE

PITCHERS - p-Josh Beckett, Boston; m-Aaron Crow, Kansas City; m-Gio Gonzalez, Oakland; p,ss-Felix Hernandez, Seattle; p-Brandon League, Seattle; p,i-Jon Lester, Boston; p-Alexi Ogando, Texas; p-Chris Perez, Cleveland; p-Michael Pineda, Seattle; m,i-David Price, Tampa Bay; p,i-Mariano Rivera, N.Y. Yankees; r-David Robertson, N.Y. Yankees; r-Ricky Romero, Toronto; p,ss-C.C. Sabathia, N.Y. Yankees; p,ss-James Shields, Tampa Bay; m-Jose Valverde, Detroit; p,ss-Justin Verlander, Detroit; r-Jordan Walden, L.A. Angels; p-Jered Weaver, L.A. Angels; m-C.J. Wilson, Texas.

CATCHERS - s-Alex Avila, Detroit; p-Russell Martin, N.Y. Yankees; m-Matt Wieters, Baltimore.

INFIELDERS - p,s-Adrian Beltre, Texas; p,s-Asdrubal Cabrera, Cleveland; p-Miguel Cabrera, Detroit; s-Robinson Cano, N.Y. Yankees; s-Adrian Gonzalez, Boston; s,i-Derek Jeter, N.Y. Yankees; p-Howie Kendrick, L.A. Angels; f-Paul Konerko, Chicago White Sox; r-Jhonny Peralta, Detroit; s,i-Alex Rodriguez, N.Y. Yankees; r-Kevin Youkilis, Boston.

OUTFIELDERS - s-Jose Bautista, Toronto; m-Michael Cuddyer, Minnesota; p-Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston; s-Curtis Granderson, N.Y. Yankees; s-Josh Hamilton, Texas; p-Matt Joyce, Tampa Bay; p-Carlos Quentin, Chicago White Sox.

DESIGNATED HITTERS - s-David Ortiz, Boston; p-Michael Young, Texas.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

PITCHERS - m-Heath Bell, San Diego Padres; m,ss-Matt Cain, San Francisco; m-Tyler Clippard, Washington; p-Kevin Correia, Pittsburgh; p-Roy Halladay, Philadelphia; p,ss-Cole Hamels, Philadelphia; p-Joel Hanrahan, Pittsburgh; p-Jair Jurrjens, Atlanta; p-Clayton Kershaw, L.A. Dodgers; p-Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta; p-Cliff Lee, Philadelphia; m-Tim Lincecum, San Francisco; p-Jonny Venters, Atlanta; m-Ryan Vogelsong, San Francisco; p-Brian Wilson, San Francisco.

CATCHERS - s-Brian McCann, Atlanta; p-Yadier Molina, St. Louis; m-Miguel Montero, Arizona.

INFIELDERS - m-Starlin Castro, Chicago; s-Prince Fielder, Milwaukee; p,i-Chipper Jones, Atlanta; p-Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati; s,i-Placido Polanco, Philadelphia; s,i-Jose Reyes, N.Y. Mets; r,s-Scott Rolen, Cincinnati; m-Gaby Sanchez, Florida; m-Pablo Sandoval, San Francisco; p-Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado; p-Joey Votto, Cincinnati; s-Rickie Weeks, Milwaukee.

OUTFIELDERS - m-Carlos Beltran, N.Y. Mets; s-Lance Berkman, St. Louis; s,i-Ryan Braun, Milwaukee; p-Jay Bruce, Cincinnati; r-Andre Ethier, L.A. Dodgers; p-Matt Holliday, St. Louis; s-Matt Kemp, L.A. Dodgers; r-Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh; p-Hunter Pence, Houston; m-Justin Upton, Arizona; f,i-Shane Victorino, Philadelphia.

SOCCER

Women's World Cup

QUARTERFINALS

Sunday

At Augsburg, Germany

Sweden 3, Australia 1

At Dresden, Germany

Brazil 2, United States 2 (U.S. wins 5-3 on penalty kicks)

Saturday

At Leverkusen, Germany

England 1, France 1 (France wins 4-3 on penalty kicks)

At Wolfsburg, Germany

Japan 1, Germany 0, OT

SEMIFINALS

Wednesday

At Moenchengladbach, Germany

France vs. United States, Noon

At Frankfurt

Japan vs. Sweden, 2:45

THIRD PLACE

Saturday, July 16

At Sinsheim, Germany

Semifinal losers, 11:30 a.m.

CHAMPIONSHIP

Sunday, July 17

At Frankfurt

Semifinal winners, 2:45 p.m.

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

WLTPtsGFGAPhiladelphia747282116

New York6410283424

Columbus756272119

Houston568232322

Kansas City567222324

D.C.557222429

Chicago2512182024

Toronto FC399181736

New England387161624

WESTERN CONFERENCE

WLTPtsGFGALos Angeles1029392716

Seattle948352820

FC Dallas1054342619

Real Salt Lake836302312

Colorado659272223

Chivas USA577222423

San Jose567222221

Portland593182131

Vancouver2108141928

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

SUNDAY

Seattle FC 3, Portland 2

SATURDAY

D.C. United 1, New York 0

Sporting Kansas City 1, Chivas USA 1, tie

Houston 2, Toronto FC 0

Colorado 2, Vancouver 1

Real Salt Lake 2, FC Dallas 0

Los Angeles 2, Chicago 1

San Jose 0, Philadelphia 0, tie

CULVER LINE

Major League Baseball

All-Star Game

At Phoenix

FAVORITELINEUNDERDOGLINE

National League-120 American League+110

TENNIS

ATC Weissenhof

Stuttgart, Germany

Purse: $642,000 (WT250)

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

First Round

Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, d. Jaroslav Pospisil, Czech Republic, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (5).

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (8), Spain, d. Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-3.

Albert Montanes, Spain, d. Gilles Simon (4), France, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

Doubles

First Round

Alexander Waske and Mischa Zverev, Germany, d. James Cerretani, United States, and Philipp Marx, Germany, 6-2, 6-4.

Mercedes Cup

Monday

At Bastad Tennis Stadiun

Bastad, Sweden

Purse: $642,000 (WT250)

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

First Round

Filippo Volandri, Italy, d. Tommy Robredo (5), Spain, 7-5, 5-5, retired.

Doubles

First Round

Dustin Brown and Michael Kohlmann, Germany, d. Jamie Delgado and Jonathan Marray, Britain, 7-6 (1), 4-6, 10-8 tiebreak.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

WLPctGB

Indiana93.750-

Connecticut64.6002

New York75.5832

Chicago67.4623 1/2

Atlanta38.2735 1/2

Washington28.2006

Western Conference

WLPctGB

Minnesota73.700-

San Antonio73.700-

Phoenix84.667-

Seattle64.6001

Los Angeles46.4003

Tulsa111.0837

MONDAY

No games scheduled

SUNDAY

New York 80, Chicago 73

Phoenix 102, Tulsa 63

TUESDAY

Washington at Seattle, 3

Los Angeles at San Antonio, 8

WEDNESDAY

Atlanta at New York, 12

Tulsa at Chicago, 12:30

Phoenix at Minnesota, 1

Connecticut at Indiana, 1 p.m.

HOLE IN ONE

TIM PRICE, No. 5 at Riverby Hills, 140 yards, pitching wedge.

FOOTBALL

Arena League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

West Division

WLTPctPFPA

y-Arizona1520.8821059787

Spokane880.500939891

San Jose790.438917960

Utah790.438944990

Central Division

WLTPctPFPA

x-Chicago1240.750863735

x-Dallas1150.688968899

Tulsa790.438774749

Kansas City5110.313750855

Iowa5110.313808970

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

South Division

WLTPctPFPA

z-Jacksonville1330.8131035804

Georgia970.563886832

Orlando970.563854840

Tampa Bay6100.375705891

New Orleans3130.188724893

Eastern Division

WLTPctPFPA

Cleveland970.563768711

Pittsburgh880.500754857

Philadelphia6110.353866908

Milwaukee5110.313735777

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

z-clinched conference

FRIDAY

Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.

Jacksonville at Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

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

Iowa at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Orlando at Tulsa, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Utah, 9 p.m.

San Jose at Spokane, 10 p.m.

AMATEUR BASEBALL

Legion

Whitehouse000 040 0 - 4 10 0

Sandusky000 110 3 - 5 10 1

WP-Derold. LP-Olsavsky. Brown (S) 3-3, HR, 2 RBI.

GOLF

World Rankings

Through July 10

1. Luke DonaldEng9.74

2. Lee WestwoodEng8.62

3. Martin KaymerGer7.27

4. Rory McIlroyNIr7.17

5. Steve StrickerUSA6.89

6. Phil MickelsonUSA5.55

7. Matt KucharUSA5.55

8. Jason DayAus5.46

9. Graeme McDowellNIr5.38

10. Nick WatneyUSA5.37

11. Charl SchwartzelSAf5.23

12. Dustin JohnsonUSA4.92

13. K.J. ChoiKor4.75

14. Paul CaseyEng4.74

15. Bubba WatsonUSA4.72

16. Ian PoulterEng4.61

17. Adam ScottAus4.08

18. Robert KarlssonSwe3.98

19. Tiger WoodsUSA3.93

20. Hunter MahanUSA3.92

21. Retief GoosenSAf3.80

22. Francesco MolinariIta3.77

23. Jim FurykUSA3.75

24. Ernie ElsSAf3.71

25. Alvaro QuirosEsp3.69

26. Martin LairdSco3.63

27. David TomsUSA3.52

28. Miguel Angel JimenezEsp3.48

29. Matteo ManasseroIta3.44

30. Kim Kyung-TaeKor3.34

31. Justin RoseEng3.31

32. Louis OosthuizenSAf3.25

33. Zach JohnsonUSA3.22

34. Tim ClarkSAf3.09

35. Y.E. YangKor3.06

36. Ryan MooreUSA3.06

37. Edoardo MolinariIta3.05

38. Bo Van PeltUSA3.02

39. Peter HansonSwe2.97

40. Robert AllenbyAus2.93

41. Geoff OgilvyAus2.92

42. Gary WoodlandUSA2.90

43. Brandt SnedekerUSA2.88

44. Anders HansenDen2.87

45. Bill HaasUSA2.75

46. Jonathan ByrdUSA2.70

47. Rory SabbatiniSAf2.66

48. Ryan PalmerUSA2.61

49. Aaron BaddeleyAus2.59

50. Ryo IshikawaJpn2.58

51. Ben CraneUSA2.54

52. Rickie FowlerUSA2.54

53. Sergio GarciaEsp2.53

54. Webb SimpsonUSA2.50

55. Mark WilsonUSA2.43

56. Ross FisherEng2.42

57. Padraig HarringtonIrl2.41

58. Jeff OvertonUSA2.30

59. Lucas GloverUSA2.30

60. J.B. HolmesUSA2.28

61. Charley HoffmanUSA2.28

62. Fredrik JacobsonSwe2.24

63. Vijay SinghFji2.21

64. Steve MarinoUSA2.20

65. Hiroyuki FujitaJpn2.10

66. Kevin NaUSA2.10

67. Brendan JonesAus2.08

68. Yuta IkedaJpn2.08

69. Robert GarrigusUSA2.06

70. Jason DufnerUSA2.06

71. Nicolas ColsaertsBel2.04

72. Camilo VillegasCol2.03

73. Anthony KimUSA2.01

74. Simon DysonEng2.01

75. Angel CabreraArg1.90



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