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Published: Thursday, 3/15/2012

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Men

NCAA Tournament

WEDNESDAY

Vermont 71, Lamar 59

South Florida 65, California 54

EAST REGIONAL

Second Round

THURSDAY

Pittsburgh

Kansas State (21-10) vs. Southern Mississippi (25-8), 12:40

Syracuse (31-2) vs. UNC Asheville (24-9), 30 minutes following

Gonzaga (25-6) vs. West Virginia (19-13), 7:20

Ohio State (27-7) vs. Loyola (Md.) (24-8), 30 minutes following

Albuquerque, N.M.

Wisconsin (24-9) vs. Montana (25-6), 2:10

Vanderbilt (24-10) vs. Harvard (26-4), 30 minutes following

FRIDAY

Nashville, Tenn.

Cincinnati (24-10) vs. Texas (20-13), 12:15

Florida State (24-9) vs. St. Bonaventure (20-11), 30 minutes following

Third Round

SATURDAY

Pittsburgh

Syracuse-UNC Asheville winner vs. Kansas State-Southern Mississippi winner

Ohio State-Loyola (Md.) winner vs. Gonzaga-West Virginia winner

Albuquerque, N.M.

Wisconsin-Montana winner vs. Vanderbilt-Harvard winner

SUNDAY

Nashville, Tenn.

Florida State-St. Bonaventure winner vs. Cincinnati-Texas winner

SOUTH REGIONAL

Second Round

THURSDAY

Louisville, Ky.

Kentucky (32-2) vs. Western Kentucky, 6:50

Iowa State (22-10) vs. UConn (20-13), 30 minutes following

Albuquerque, N.M.

Baylor (27-7) vs. South Dakota State (27-7), 7:27

UNLV (26-8) vs. Colorado (23-11), 30 minutes following

Portland, Ore.

Wichita State (27-5) vs. VCU (28-6), 7:15

Indiana (25-8) vs. New Mexico State (26-9), 30 minutes following

FRIDAY

Greensboro, N.C.

Duke (27-6) vs. Lehigh (26-7), 7:15

Notre Dame (22-11) vs. Xavier (21-12), 30 minutes following

Third Round

SATURDAY

Louisville, Ky.

Kentucky–MVSU-Western Kentucky winner vs. Iowa State-UConn winner

Albuquerque, N.M.

Baylor-South Dakota State winner vs. UNLV-Colorado winner

Portland, Ore.

Indiana-New Mexico State winner vs. Wichita State-VCU winner

SUNDAY

Greensboro, N.C.

Duke-Lehigh winner vs. Notre Dame-Xavier winner

MIDWEST REGIONAL

Second Round

FRIDAY

Greensboro, N.C.

Creighton (28-5) vs. Alabama (21-11), 1:40

North Carolina (29-5) vs. Vermont (24-11), 30 minutes following

Columbus, Ohio

San Diego State (26-7) vs. N.C. State (22-12), 12:40

Georgetown (23-8) vs. Belmont (27-7), 30 minutes following

Nashville, Tenn.

Michigan (24-9) vs. Ohio (27-7), 7:20

Temple (24-7) vs. California-South Florida winner, 30 minutes following

Omaha, Neb.

Saint Mary’s (Calif.) (27-5) vs. Purdue (21-12), 7:27

Kansas (27-6) vs. Detroit (22-13), 30 minutes following

Third Round

SUNDAY

Greensboro, N.C.

North Carolina–Lamar-Vermont winner vs. Creighton-Alabama winner

Columbus, Ohio

Georgetown-Belmont winner vs. San Diego State-N.C. State winner

Nashville, Tenn.

Michigan-Ohio winner vs. Temple–California-South Florida winner

Omaha, Neb.

Kansas-Detroit winner vs. Saint Mary’s (Calif.)-Purdue winner

WEST REGIONAL

Second Round

THURSDAY

Louisville, Ky.

Murray State (30-1) vs. Colorado State (20-11), 12:15

Marquette (25-7) vs. BYU, 30 minutes following

Portland, Ore.

Louisville (26-9) vs. Davidson (25-7), 1:40

New Mexico (27-6) vs. Long Beach State (25-8), 30 minutes following

FRIDAY

Columbus, Ohio

Memphis (26-8) vs. Saint Louis (25-7), 6:50

Michigan State (27-7) vs. LIU (25-8), 30 minutes following

Omaha, Neb.

Florida (23-10) vs. Virginia (22-9), 2:10

Missouri (30-4) vs. Norfolk State (25-9), 30 minutes following

Third Round

SATURDAY

Louisville, Ky.

Marquette–BYU-Iona winner vs. Murray State-Colorado State winner

Portland, Ore.

Louisville-Davidson winner vs. New Mexico-Long Beach State winner

SUNDAY

Columbus, Ohio

Michigan State-LIU winner vs. Memphis-Saint Louis winner

Omaha, Neb.

Missouri-Norfolk State winner vs. Florida-Virginia winner

NIT

Wednesday

Minnesota 70, La Salle 61

Drexel 81, UCF 56

Northern Iowa 67, Saint Joseph’s 65

Miami 66, Valparaiso 50

Bucknell (24-9) at Arizona (23-11), 9 p.m.

Nevada (26-6) at Oral Roberts (27-6), 9:15 p.m.

Illinois State (20-13) at Mississippi (20-13), 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday

UMass 101, Mississippi State 96, 2OT

Seton Hall 63, Stony Brook 61

Iowa 84, Dayton 75

Tennessee 65, Savannah State 51

Northwestern 76, Akron 74

Middle Tennessee 86, Marshall 78

Oregon 96, LSU 76

Washington 82, Texas-Arlington 72

Stanford 76, Cleveland State 65

CBI

WEDNESDAY

Pittsburgh 81, Wofford 63

Penn 74, Quinnipiac63

Butler 75, Delaware 58

North Dakota State (17-13) at Wyoming (20-11), 9 p.m.

Western Illinois (18-14) at Oregon State (19-14), 10 p.m.

CIT

Wednesday

Oakland 86, Bowling Green 69

Manhattan 89, Albany (NY) 79

Fairfield 68, Yale 56

Buffalo 78, American 61

Drake 70, North Dakota 64

Rice 68, La.-Lafayette 63

UC Santa Barbara (20-10) at Idaho (18-13), 9

CS Bakersfield (16-14) at Utah State (17-15), 10

Cal State Fullerton (21-9) at Loyola Marymount (19-12), 10

Thursday

Kent State (21-11) at SC-Upstate (20-12), 7

Women

NCAA Tournament

DES MOINES REGIONAL

Sunday

Bowling Green, Ohio

Ohio State (25-6) vs. Florida (19-12), 12:15 p.m.

Baylor (34-0) vs. UC Santa Barbara (17-15)), 30 minutes following

Chapel Hill, N.C.

Georgetown (22-8) vs. Fresno State (28-5), 12:20 p.m.

Georgia Tech (24-8) vs. Sacred Heart (25-7), 30 minutes following

Little Rock, Ark.

Delaware (30-1) vs. UALR (20-12), 5:20 p.m.

Nebraska (24-8) vs. Kansas (19-12) 30 minutes following

FRESNO REGIONAL

First Round

Saturday

Norfolk, Va.

West Virginia (23-9) vs. Texas (18-13), 11:10 a.m.

Stanford (31-1) vs. Hampton (26-4), 30 minutes following

West Lafayette, Ind.

South Carolina (23-9) vs. Eastern Michigan (23-8), 11:05 a.m.

Purdue (24-8) vs. South Dakota State (24-8), 30 minutes following

Sunday

Norman, Okla.

St. John’s (22-9) vs. Creighton (20-12), 5:05 p.m.

Oklahoma (20-12) vs. Michigan (20-11), 30 minutes following

Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt (22-9) vs. Middle Tennessee (26-6), 5:10 p.m.

Duke (24-5) vs. Samford (20-12), 30 minutes following

RALEIGH REGIONAL

First Round

Saturday

College Station, Texas

Arkansas (23-8) vs. Dayton (23-6), 4:05 p.m.

Texas A&M (22-10) vs. Albany (NY) (23-9), 30 minutes following

College Park, Md.

Maryland (28-4) vs. Navy (18-13), 11:15 a.m.

Louisville (22-9) vs. Michigan State (20-11), 30 minutes following

Sunday

Notre Dame, Ind.

California (24-9) vs. Iowa (19-11), 12:10 p.m.

Notre Dame (30-3) vs. Liberty (24-8), 30 minutes following

Tallahassee, Fla.

Georgia (22-8) vs. Marist (25-7), 12:05 p.m.

St. Bonaventure (29-3) vs. Florida Gulf Coast (29-2), 30 minutes following

KINGSTON REGIONAL

First Round

Saturday, March 17

Bridgeport, Conn.

Kansas State (19-13) vs. Princeton (24-4), 11:20 a.m.

UConn (29-4) vs. Prairie View (17-15), 30 minutes following

Spokane, Wash.

Rutgers (22-9) vs. Gonzaga (26-5), 4:15 p.m.

Miami (25-5) vs. Idaho State (24-7), 30 minutes following

Ames, Iowa

Kentucky (25-6) vs. McNeese State (26-7), 4:20 p.m.

Green Bay (30-1) vs. Iowa State (18-12), 30 minutes following

Sunday

Baton Rouge, La.

Penn State (24-6) vs. UTEP (29-3), 5:15 p.m.

LSU (22-10) vs. San Diego State (25-6), 30 minutes following

WNIT

Thursday

VCU (17-14) at Bowling Green (24-6), 7 p.m.

Miami (Ohio) (21-9) at Richmond (22-8), 6 p.m.

American (23-7) at Villanova (17-14), 7 p.m.

Quinnipiac (22-9) at Temple (21-9), 7 p.m.

Harvard (17-11) at Hofstra (19-11), 7 p.m.

Boston University (23-8) at Saint Joseph’s (21-10), 7 p.m.

Appalachian State (25-6) at UNC Wilmington (20-12), 7 p.m.

Howard (24-8) at Virginia (22-10), 7 p.m.

Davidson (22-9) at James Madison (24-7), 7 p.m.

Wake Forest (19-13) at Charlotte (16-13), 7 p.m.

Stetson (23-10) at Florida International (22-10), 7 p.m.

Florida Atlantic (17-12) at South Florida (17-15), 7 p.m.

High Point (20-12) at N.C. State (18-15), 7 p.m.

Eastern Illinois (22-8) at Texas Tech (19-13), 8 p.m.

MVSU (18-13) at Tulane (22-10), 8 p.m.

Drake (18-15) at South Dakota (22-7), 8 p.m.

UMKC (22-11) at Missouri State (22-8), 8 p.m.

Chattanooga (22-9) at Memphis (24-7), 8 p.m.

Central Michigan (20-15) at Illinois State (18-12), 8:05 p.m.

Utah State (21-9) at Utah (15-15), 9 p.m.

UC Davis (17-12) at Oregon State (18-12), 10 p.m.

UNLV (22-9) at Saint Mary’s (Cal.) (21-10), 10 p.m.

Friday

Detroit (20-13) at Toledo (21-9), 7 p.m.

Syracuse (18-14) at Hartford (19-12), 7 p.m.

Duquesne (20-11) at Cincinnati (15-15), 7 p.m.

Central Arkansas (24-6) at Oklahoma State (16-12), 8 p.m.

Oral Roberts (20-10) at Wichita State (19-12), 8:05 p.m.

Arizona State (20-11) at Pacific (17-130, 10 p.m.

CS Northridge (17-13) at San Diego (22-8), 10 p.m.


BASEBALL

Exhibition

American League

W L Pct

Detroit 8 1 .889

Toronto 10 2 .833

Boston 7 2 .778

Oakland 9 3 .750

Seattle 9 3 .750

Kansas City 6 5 .545

Los Angeles 6 5 .545

Minnesota 7 6 .538

Baltimore 4 5 .444

New York 5 8 .385

Cleveland 3 7 .300

Texas 3 7 .300

Chicago 3 8 .273

Tampa Bay 3 8 .273

National League

W L Pct

Los Angeles 6 2 .750

Miami 6 3 .667

San Francisco 8 4 .667

Houston 7 4 .636

Chicago 6 5 .545

Washington 5 5 .500

San Diego 6 7 .462

Colorado 5 6 .455

Milwaukee 5 6 .455

St. Louis 4 5 .444

Cincinnati 5 7 .417

Philadelphia 5 7 .417

Pittsburgh 4 7 .364

New York 3 7 .300

Arizona 3 8 .273

Atlanta 2 10 .167

Note: Split-squad games count in the standings games against non-major league teams do not.

WEDNESDAY

Pittsburgh 11, Baltimore 5

Detroit 7, N.Y. Mets 6, 10 innings

Miami 4, Tampa Bay 2

Houston 4, St. Louis 3

Toronto 7, N.Y. Yankees 5

Minnesota 6, Philadelphia 4

Milwaukee 10, Chicago Cubs 2

Chicago White Sox 9, L.A. Angels 7

Colorado (ss) 6, Texas 1

San Diego 9, Cincinnati 4

San Francisco 2, Cleveland 2, tie, 10 innings

San Diego 8, Arizona (ss) 0

Atlanta 6, Washington 5

Kansas City vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.

Arizona (ss) vs. Colorado (ss) at Scottsdale, Ariz., 10:10 p.m.

TUESDAY

Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 7, tie, 10 innings

Houston 6, Philadelphia 5, 10 innings

Miami 2, Atlanta 2, tie, 10 innings

Toronto 8, Minnesota 2

St. Louis 7, N.Y. Mets 1

Oakland 8, Milwaukee (ss) 6

Kansas City 7, Cincinnati 5

Chicago Cubs 5, San Francisco 4

Cleveland 8, Texas 8, tie, 10 innings

Colorado 5, L.A. Dodgers 2

Seattle 7, Milwaukee (ss) 4

San Diego 6, Chicago White Sox 3

L.A. Angels 3, Arizona 0

Detroit 6, Washington 3

Boston 1, N.Y. Yankees 0

THURSDAY

Baltimore vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Atlanta vs. Philadelphia (ss) at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Toronto vs. Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Philadelphia (ss) vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

St. Louis vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 2:35 p.m.

Arizona vs. Chicago Cubs (ss) at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

San Diego vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Kansas City vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Cincinnati vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Oakland vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (ss) vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m.

San Francisco vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.

FRIDAY

Miami vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Baltimore vs. Minnesota (ss) at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Washington vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Detroit vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 1:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (ss) vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

San Francisco vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Milwaukee (ss) vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Cleveland vs. L.A. Angels (ss) at Tempe, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Seattle (ss) vs. Milwaukee (ss) at Tucson, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Texas vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m.

Houston vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 6:05 p.m.

Minnesota (ss) vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Colorado vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.

Seattle (ss) vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 10:05 p.m.

New York (N) 004 001 010 0 – 6 8 2

Detroit 000 240 000 1 – 7 8 0

Gee, James (5), Schwinden (6), D.Gorski (9), Egbert (10) and Rottino, Thole, Nickeas Scherzer, C.Crosby (3), M.Hoffman (6), B.Rondon (8), Villarreal (8), Schlereth (9) and Avila, B.Holaday. W–Schlereth. L–Egbert. HRs–Detroit, Fielder (2).

Cleveland 100 100 000 0 – 2 9 0

San Francisco 100 001 000 0 – 2 5 0

D.Lowe, J.Smith (5), Sipp (6), Pestano (7), S.Barnes (8) and C.Santana, Pagnozzi M.Cain, M.Lively (4), Br.Wilson (5), Ja.Lopez (6), Hensley (7), Burres (8), D.Otero (9), J.Machi (10) and H.Sanchez, Whiteside. HRs–San Francisco, Posey (1).


ECHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

Elmira 38 21 2 2 80 199 186

Wheeling 35 22 3 3 76 200 175

Reading 29 27 3 4 65 195 215

Trenton 19 36 3 5 46 191 237

North Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

Kalamazoo 33 23 2 5 73 226 215

Cincinnati 29 24 2 7 67 197 197

Chicago 28 24 6 4 66 183 205

Toledo 27 30 2 4 60 174 214

South Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

Gwinnett 37 17 7 4 85 194 177

Greenville 38 21 2 3 81 209 191

S. Carolina 34 24 4 2 74 167 154

Florida 32 24 2 5 71 228 197

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Mountain Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

x-Alaska 39 15 2 7 87 201 147

x-Colorado 32 23 1 5 70 221 217

Utah 28 30 0 5 61 152 201

Idaho 26 29 2 6 60 174 210

Pacific Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

x-Las Vegas 39 19 1 4 83 206 168

x-Ontario 37 18 5 3 82 216 176

Stockton 30 27 1 4 65 177 185

Bakersfield 19 36 4 3 45 168 211

x-clinched Playoff Berth

WEDNESDAY

Toledo 3, Kalamazoo 1

Gwinnett 3, Cincinnati 1

Florida 8, Reading 3

Chicago 3, Wheeling 1

Alaska at Colorado, 9:05

Idaho at Stockton, 10

Utah at Bakersfield, 10

THURSDAY

No games scheduled

FRIDAY

Greenville at South Carolina, 7:05

Trenton at Kalamazoo, 7:30

Florida at Elmira, 7:35

Cincinnati at Gwinnett, 7:35

Reading at Wheeling, 7:35

Toledo at Chicago, 8:30

Alaska at Colorado, 9:05

Ontario at Idaho, 9:10

Utah at Bakersfield, 10

Las Vegas at Stockton, 10:30 p.m.


PREP BASKETBALL

Girls state tournament

At Value City Arena, Columbus

Division I

Kettering Fairmont (23-3) vs. Notre Dame (22-4), Friday, 6

Reynoldsburg (26-0) vs. Twinsburg (23-3), Friday, 8

Final: Saturday, 8:30

Division II

Millersburg West Holmes (23-3) vs. Lima Bath (23-2), Friday, 1

Shaker Heights Hathaway Brown (20-5) vs. Bellbrook (22-4), Friday, 3

Final: Saturday, 5:25

Division III

Smithville (26-0) vs Col. Africentric (2-4), Thursday, 6

Liberty-Benton (23-2) vs. Anna (26-0), Thursday, 8

Final: Saturday, 2

Division IV

Arlington (25-1) vs. Mansfield St. Peter (21-4), Thrusday, 1

Berlin Hiland (18-8) vs. New Madison Tri-Village (25-1), Thursday, 3

Final: Saturday, 10:45 a.m.

Boys Regionals

Division I

Whitmer 40, Norwalk 32

Medina (9-15) vs. Elyria (14-9), Thursday, 7

Final: Saturday at Univ. of Akron, 7:30

Divison II

University of Toledo

Col. Brookhaven (19-5) vs. Sandusky

Perkins (22-2), Thursday, 6:15

Clev. Benedictine (15-8) vs. Elida (21-3), Thursday, 8

Final: Saturday, 3

Division III

Bowling Green State University

Lima CC (21-2) vs. Worthington Christian (15-8), Wednesday, 6:15

New London (20-3) vs. Ottawa-Glandorf (17-6), Wednesday, 8

Final: Friday, 8:30

Division IV

Bowling Green State University

Final: Arlington vs. Edgerton, Friday, 6:30

Whitmer 11 11 5 13 – 40

Norwalk 8 12 4 8– 32

WHITMER: Hickey 0-2-2, Smith 4-2-0-14, Hayes 1-3-5, Alexander 4-1-9, Wormley 2-1-5, Norton 0-1-0-3. Totals: 12-3-7-40.

NORWALK: Haraway 2-0-4, Cook 1-1-3, Thomas 0-2-2-8, Fetherolf 1-3-5, Cashen 0-2-4-10, Hallock 1-0-2. Totals: 5-4-10-32.

State scores

Division I

Can. McKinley 57, Reynoldsburg 49

Fairfield 64, Cin. Withrow 55

Lakewood St. Edward 79, Shaker Hts. 70

Middletown 41, Cin. Moeller 37

Warren Harding 57, Mentor 54

Division III

Bedford St. Peter Chanel 55, New Middletown Spring. 37

Burton Berkshire 50, Orrville 45

Cin. Summit Country Day 61, Versailles 46

Ironton 49, Coshocton 48

Lima Cent. Cath. 57, Worthington Christian 40

Ottawa-Glandorf 55, New London 27

Portsmouth 53, Chesapeake 45

St. Bernard Roger Bacon 58, Columbus Academy 52


TENNIS

BNP Paribas Open

Singles, men, fourth round

Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, d. Pablo Andujar, Spain, 6-0, 6-7 (5), 6-2.

Nicolas Almagro (12), Spain, d. Tomas Berdych (7), Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-0.

John Isner (11), United States, d. Matthew Ebden, Australia, 6-4, 7-5.

David Nalbandian, Argentina, d. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (6), France, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Women

Quarterfinals

Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, d. Agnieszka Radwanska (5), Poland, 6-0, 6-2.


TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX–Optioned RHP Gregory Infante to Charlotte (IL). Reassigned C Damaso Espino, RHP Brian Omogrosso, RHP Jacob Petricka, OF Brandon Short and OF Delwyn Young to their minor-league camp. Added INF Tyler Saladino to major-league camp.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES–Optioned RHP Erik Cordier to Gwinnett (IL). Reassigned RHP Jason Rice, C Matt Kennelly, OF Todd Cunningham and OF Stefan Gartrell to their minor league camp.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS–Optioned RHP Maikel Cleto, RHP Brandon Dickson and INF Pete Kozma to Memphis (PCL) and INF Zack Cox to Springfield (Texas). Reassigned RHP Joe Kelly, RHP Shelby Miller and LHP Kevin Siegrist to their minor league camp.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS–Signed G Mike James to a 10-day contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS–Agreed to terms with KR-PR Eric Weems on a three-year contract.

CLEVELAND BROWNS–Released G Eric Steinbach.

DALLAS COWBOYS–Agreed to terms with CB Brandon Carr on a five-year contract and QB Kyle Orton on a three-year contract. Signed OL Mackenzy Bernadeau to a four-year contract and FB Lawrence Vickers to a two-year contract.

DETROIT LIONS–Signed WR Calvin Johnson an eight-year contract.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS–Agreed to terms with WR Reggie Wayne on a three-year contract. Signed DE Cory Redding. Acquired OL Winston Justice and a 2012 sixth-round draft pick from Philadelphia for a 2012 sixth-round draft pick.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS–Agreed to terms with DE Jeremy Mincey on a four-year contract.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS–Signed TE John Carlson to a five-year contract.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS–Named Henry Ellard wide receivers coach.

NEW YORK GIANTS–Signed TE Martellus Bennett.

NEW YORK JETS–Re-signed K Nick Folk.

OAKLAND RAIDERS–Released G Cooper Carlisle and DT John Henderson.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES–Agreed to terms with DE Trent Cole on a four-year contract extension through 2017 and with WR DeSean Jackson on a five-year contract.

ST. LOUIS RAMS–Traded their 2012 first-round draft pick to Washington for its 2012 first and second-round draft picks and its 2013 and 2014 first-round draft picks. Agreed to terms with CB Cortland Finnegan on a five-year contract.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS–Re-signed OT Jared Gaither to a four-year contract. Signed LB Jarret Johnson to a four-year contract. Agreed to terms with TE Kory Sperry on a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS–Signed G Carl Nicks and CB Eric Wright to five-year contracts.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS–Signed WR Pierre Garcon and WR Joshua Morgan.

COLLEGE

CENTRAL MICHIGAN–Fired basketball coach Ernie Zeigler.

VILLANOVA–Announced junior G Maalik Wayns will enter the NBA draft and will not hire an agent.


NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Philadelphia 25 18 .581 –

Boston 22 19 .537 2

New York 19 24 .442 6

New Jersey 15 29 .341 10½

Toronto 14 29 .326 11

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 31 10 .756 –

Orlando 28 16 .636 4½

Atlanta 24 18 .571 7½

Washington 9 32 .220 22

Charlotte 6 35 .146 25

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 35 9 .795 –

Indiana 25 16 .610 8½

Milwaukee 19 24 .442 15½

Cleveland 16 25 .390 17½

Detroit 15 27 .357 19

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 28 13 .683 –

Memphis 24 17 .585 4

Dallas 24 20 .545 5½

Houston 24 20 .545 5½

New Orleans 10 33 .233 19

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 32 10 .762 –

Denver 24 19 .558 8½

Minnesota 22 21 .512 10½

Utah 20 21 .488 11½

Portland 20 23 .465 12½

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Lakers 27 16 .628 –

L.A. Clippers 23 17 .575 2½

Phoenix 19 22 .463 7

Golden State 18 21 .462 7

Sacramento 14 28 .333 12½

WEDNESDAY

Indiana 111, Philadelphia 94

New Jersey 98, Toronto 84

New York 121, Portland 79

Houston 107, Charlotte 87

L.A. Lakers 107, New Orleans 101, OT

Milwaukee 115, Cleveland 105

San Antonio 122, Orlando 111

Miami at Chicago, 9:30 p.m.

Detroit at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Boston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Atlanta at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

Utah at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday

Washington at New Orleans,8

Charlotte at Dallas,8:30

Oklahoma City at Denver,9

Minnesota at Utah,9

Phoenix at L.A. Clippers,10:30

Cleveland 28 27 23 27 – 105

Milwaukee 23 34 27 31 – 115

Cleveland: Jamison 4-15 3-4 13, Gee 8-16 2-2 19, Hollins 1-2 0-0 2, Irving 11-16 4-4 28, Parker 1-3 0-0 3, Gibson 6-11 1-4 18, Sessions 0-8 2-4 2, Thompson 1-6 3-3 5, Casspi 2-2 0-0 4, Samuels 4-6 3-4 11. Totals 38-85 18-25 105.

Milwaukee: Ilyasova 7-12 8-8 22, Harris 3-6 0-0 6, Gooden 7-12 0-0 15, Delfino 7-13 0-0 17, Jennings 8-17 0-1 17, Mbah A Moute 4-6 4-6 12, Dunleavy 8-11 3-4 21, Udrih 1-5 1-2 3, Sanders 1-4 0-0 2, Leuer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 46-86 16-21 115.


NHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Ny Rangers 44 18 25 95 192 150

Pittsburgh 42 21 26 89 219 173

Philadelphia 40 22 29 87 223 197

New Jersey 40 25 30 85 195 182

Ny Islanders 28 31 42 67 164 211

Northeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 40 26 29 83 223 170

Ottawa 36 25 35 82 218 209

Buffalo 33 29 38 75 178 201

Toronto 30 32 40 68 202 217

Montreal 28 32 43 67 188 198

Southeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Florida 33 23 36 79 171 193

Washington 36 28 34 78 189 197

Winnipeg 33 29 37 74 186 197

Tampa Bay 32 30 37 71 197 234

Carolina 26 29 44 67 183 211

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

St. Louis 45 18 26 98 186 139

Detroit 44 23 26 91 219 167

Nashville 41 21 28 89 200 179

Chicago 38 25 33 84 213 209

Columbus 22 40 47 51 161 223

Northwest Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Vancouver 42 19 27 92 215 172

Colorado 38 30 34 80 191 193

Calgary 33 25 37 78 176 193

Minnesota 29 31 41 68 150 194

Edmonton 26 36 43 59 182 209

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Dallas 39 27 32 83 188 188

Phoenix 34 25 36 79 182 178

San Jose 34 25 35 78 189 178

Los Angeles 33 25 37 78 159 154

Anaheim 29 30 41 69 173 196

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

WEDNESDAY

Colorado 5, Buffalo 4, SO

Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, SO

Winnipeg 5, Dallas 2

Detroit at Anaheim,10

Phoenix at Vancouver,10

Columbus at Edmonton,10

Thursday

Colorado at New Jersey,7

St. Louis at Carolina,7

Pittsburgh at Ny Rangers,7

Philadelphia at Ny Islanders,7

Toronto at Tampa Bay,7:30

Boston at Florida,7:30

Phoenix at Calgary,9

Nashville at San Jose,10:30

Friday

Montreal at Ottawa,7

Chicago at Dallas,8:30

Washington at Winnipeg,8:30

Calgary at Edmonton,9:30

Los Angeles at Anaheim,10

TUESDAY

Detroit 0 1 1—2

Los Angeles 2 1 2—5

First Period — 1, Los Angeles, Williams 17 (Doughty, Brown), 6:48 . 2, Los Angeles, Kopitar 21 (Brown), 13:15 (SH).

Second Period — 1, Detroit, Hudler 21 (Zetterberg, Filppula), 4:06 . 2, Los Angeles, Doughty 9 (King, Carter), 10:57 .

Third Period — 1, Los Angeles, Voynov 6 (Stoll, Williams), 8:23 (PP). 2, Detroit, Franzen 26 (Stuart, Cleary), 13:30 . 3, Los Angeles, Carter 20 (Kopitar), 19:39 .

Shots on goal — Detroit 6-8-10—24. Los Angeles 10-9-8—27.

Power-play opportunities — Detroit 0 of 4. Los Angeles 1 of 2.

Goalies — Detroit, Howard (L, 33-14-2) (26 shots-22 saves). Los Angeles, Quick (W, 29-19-11) (24-22).

A — 18,118


SPORTLIGHT

MARCH 15

1985–Larry Holmes scores a 10th-round knockout of David Bey in Las Vegas to retain the world heavyweight title.

1987–Don Pooley aces the 192-yard 17th hole at the Bay Hill Classic in Orlando and wins $1 million. Pooley receives half and the other half is donated to the Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital.

1997–North Carolina’s Dean Smith becomes the career victory leader when the Tar Heels beat Colorado 73-56. Smith, with 877 victories, passes Kentucky coaching legend Adolph Rupp.

2001–The NCAA men’s basketball tournament opens with a series of close calls and upsets, with 15th-seeded Hampton beating second-seeded Iowa State 58-57 in the biggest surprise of the day.

2004–Alexander Mogilny has three assists in Toronto’s 6-5 overtime victory at Buffalo, becoming the second Russian to reach the NHL’s 1,000-point plateau.

2008–Georgia Southern sets an NCAA record for all Divisions, hitting 14 home runs in a 26-8 win over Columbia. In all, 12 different Eagles hit a home run.

2009–Detroit beats Columbus 4-0 to become the first team in NHL history to top 100 points in nine straight seasons. The Stanley Cup champion Red Wings, the NHL leader with 101 points, break a tie with Montreal (1974-75 through 1981-82).

2011–John Baker, a 48-year-old musher from Kotzebue–wins the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. He’s the first Alaska Native musher to win the world’s longest sled dog race since Jerry Riley did it in 1976.


SPORTS NOTES

ROSSFORD HIGH SCHOOL is seeking a freshman volleyball coach and varsity cheerleader and assistant cheerleader advisors. Interested applicants should send resume to athletic directer Ken Rosplohowski at krosplohowski@rossfordschools.org. Deadline is March 19.


COLLEGE BASEBALL

Malone 202 211 002 - 11 10 3

Bowling Green 310 (14)03 03x -- 24 30 7

WP-Delapaz. LP-Newhart. Brandon (BG) 5-6, 4 RBI.

Toledo 111 200 101 --7 12 0

Dayton 100 000 102 --4 12 2

WP-Wilkinson. LP-schrage. Mix (T) 2-4, 2 RBI.


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