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BASEBALL

Exhibition

American League

W L Pct

Toronto 21 4 .840

Oakland 14 5 .737

Detroit 15 6 .714

Los Angeles 15 10 .600

Seattle 12 8 .600

New York 13 10 .565

Kansas City 14 11 .560

Minnesota 15 12 .556

Boston 12 10 .545

Baltimore 10 11 .476

Chicago 11 15 .423

Texas 8 16 .333

Tampa Bay 7 15 .318

Cleveland 6 17 .261

National League

W L Pct

St. Louis 14 7 .667

San Diego 17 12 .586

San Francisco 15 11 .577

Colorado 14 11 .560

Los Angeles 12 10 .545

Houston 13 12 .520

Chicago 14 14 .500

Milwaukee 11 13 .458

Miami 9 11 .450

Philadelphia 11 14 .440

Cincinnati 11 16 .407

Arizona 10 15 .400

Atlanta 9 14 .391

Washington 8 14 .364

Pittsburgh 8 15 .348

New York 6 16 .273

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

WEDNESDAY

Toronto 9, Baltimore 3

St. Louis 9, Detroit 5

Minnesota 11, Philadelphia 7

Atlanta 5, N.Y. Yankees 5, tie, 10 innings

Houston 6, Miami 3

Washington 3, N.Y. Mets 2

Chicago Cubs 2, Cleveland 0

Cincinnati 5, L.A. Angels 4

Milwaukee 7, Arizona 1

San Francisco 4, L.A. Dodgers 1

San Diego 13, Chicago White Sox (ss) 2

Colorado 8, Chicago White Sox (ss) 5

Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Texas vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 9:05 p.m.

TUESDAY

Minnesota 5, Baltimore 0

Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 4

Miami 3, Washington 1

Houston 14, Detroit 7

Atlanta 7, N.Y. Mets 5

Boston 8, Tampa Bay 0

San Diego (ss) 6, L.A. Dodgers 5

Texas 10, San Diego (ss) 9

Chicago Cubs 7, Cincinnati 4

Kansas City 9, Milwaukee 7

Chicago White Sox 7, Cleveland 1

L.A. Angels 5, San Francisco 3

Arizona 7, Colorado 3

Toronto 4, N.Y. Yankees 3

THURSDAY

Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Atlanta vs. Washington (ss) at Viera, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

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

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

Toronto vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:35 p.m.

Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Cincinnati vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m.

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

Chicago White Sox vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Colorado vs. Cleveland (ss) at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Cleveland (ss) vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m.

Washington (ss) vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 6:05 p.m.

Houston vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 6:10 p.m.

Baltimore vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

San Francisco vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 9:05 p.m.

FRIDAY

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

Minnesota (ss) vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

Milwaukee vs. L.A. Dodgers (ss) at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Cleveland vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Miami vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 6:05 p.m.

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

Atlanta (ss) vs. Houston (ss) at Kissimmee, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 9:05 p.m.

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

Texas vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 10:10 p.m.

At Jupiter, Fla.

Detroit 003 101 000– 5 10 2

St. Louis 002 012 31x – 9 9 2

D.Smyly, Villarreal (5), Coke (6), Schlereth (7), J.Gayhart (8) and Avila, Laird Wainwright, J.Romero (5), Boggs (6), Salas (8), Motte (9) and Y.Molina, Bry.Anderson. W–Boggs. L–Coke. HRs–St. Louis, Greene (2).

At Mesa, Ariz.

Cleveland 000 000 000– 0 5 0

Chicago (N) 000 002 00x– 2 10 0

Tomlin, R.Perez (6), Herrmann (7), D.Wheeler (8) and C.Santana, Carlin Samardzija, Marmol (7), J.Russell (8), Dolis (9) and Soto, Clevenger. W–Samardzija. L–Tomlin. Sv–Dolis.


COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Men

NCAA Tournament

EAST REGIONAL

Regional Championship

Boston

Saturday

Ohio State 77, Syracuse 70

SOUTH REGIONAL

Regional Championship

Atlanta

Sunday

Kentucky 82, Baylor 70

MIDWEST REGIONAL

Regional Championship

St. Louis

Sunday

Kansas 80, North Carolina 67

WEST REGIONAL

Regional Championship

Phoenix

Saturday

Louisville 72, Florida 68

FINAL FOUR

At The Superdome

New Orleans

National Semifinals

Saturday, March 31

Kentucky (36-2) vs. Louisville (30-9), 6:09

Ohio State (31-7) vs. Kansas (31-6), 9:15

National Championship

Monday, April 2

Semifinal winners, 9 p.m.

NIT

Semifinals

At Madison Square Garden

Tuesday

Stanford 74, UMass 64

Minnesota 68, Washington 67, OT

Championship

Thursday

Stanford (25-11) vs. Minnesota (23-14), 7 p.m.

CBI

Championship Series

(Best-of-3)

Monday

Washington State 67, Pittsburgh 66, Washington St. leads series 1-0

Wednesday

Washington State (19-16) at Pittsburgh (20-17), 7 p.m.

Friday

Washington State at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m., if necessary

CIT

Championship

Wednesday

Mercer (26-11) at Utah State (21-15), 9 p.m.

Women

NCAA Tournament

FINAL FOUR

Denver

National Semifinals

Sunday

Notre Dame (34-3) vs. UConn (33-4), 6:30 p.m.

Baylor (38-0) vs. Stanford (35-1), 9 p.m.

National Championship

Tuesday, April 3

Semifinal winners, 8:30 p.m.

WNIT

Semifinals

Wednesday

James Madison 74, Syracuse 71

Oklahoma State 73, San Diego 57

Championship

Saturday

Semifinal winners, 3 p.m.


TENNIS

Sony Ericsson Open

Key Biscayne, Fla.

Singles

Men

Quarterfinals

Andy Murray (4), Britain, d. Janko Tipsarevic (9), Serbia, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Women

Quarterfinals

Agnieszka Radwanska (5), Poland, d. Venus Williams, United States, 6-4, 6-1.

Doubles

Men

Quarterfinals

Leander Paes, India, and Radek Stepanek (7), Czech Republic, d. David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco, Spain, 7-6 (6), 6-4.

Women

Quarterfinals

Vania King, United States, and Monica Niculescu, Romania, d. Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, and Flavia Pennetta, Italy, 7-5, 6-2.

Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova, Russia, d. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, and Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic, 6-1, 7-6 (5).


NHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

x-N.Y. Rangers 49 21 7 105 213 172

x-Pittsburgh 47 23 6 100 256 200

x-Philadelphia 44 24 8 96 241 213

New Jersey 43 28 6 92 208 201

N.Y. Islanders 32 33 11 75 185 227

Northeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 45 28 3 93 249 186

Ottawa 39 28 10 88 236 227

Buffalo 38 29 10 86 202 210

Toronto 33 35 9 75 217 242

Montreal 29 34 14 72 199 214

Southeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Florida 37 24 15 89 189 208

Washington 38 31 8 84 206 219

Winnipeg 35 34 8 78 207 227

Tampa Bay 35 34 7 77 216 260

Carolina 31 31 15 77 205 228

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

x-St. Louis 48 20 9 105 199 147

x-Detroit 46 26 5 97 239 191

Nashville 44 25 8 96 219 202

Chicago 42 26 9 93 231 222

Columbus 25 45 7 57 181 252

Northwest Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

y-Vancouver 46 21 9 101 230 187

Colorado 40 32 6 86 201 207

Calgary 35 27 15 85 191 212

Minnesota 31 35 10 72 161 210

Edmonton 31 36 9 71 206 223

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

San Jose 39 27 10 88 210 196

Dallas 41 30 5 87 202 203

Phoenix 37 27 13 87 200 202

Los Angeles 37 27 12 86 175 165

Anaheim 32 33 11 75 191 212

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

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

WEDNESDAY

N.Y. Rangers 4, Winnipeg 2

Columbus 4, Detroit 2

Los Angeles at Calgary, 9:30

Dallas at Edmonton, 9:30

Colorado at Vancouver, 10

San Jose at Anaheim, 10

TUESDAY

New Jersey 2, Chicago 1, SO

Florida 3, Montreal 2, SO

Carolina 3, Toronto 0

N.Y. Islanders 5, Pittsburgh 3

Buffalo 5, Washington 1

Boston 5, Tampa Bay 2

St. Louis 3, Nashville 0

N.Y. Rangers 3, Minnesota 2

THURSDAY

Washington at Boston, 7

Philadelphia at Toronto, 7

Tampa Bay at New Jersey, 7

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, 7

Florida at Minnesota, 8

St. Louis at Chicago, 8:30

San Jose at Phoenix, 10

Detroit 1 0 1 – 2

Columbus 2 2 0 – 4

First Period – 1, Columbus, Prospal 14 (Nash), 6:26. 2, Columbus, Dorsett 11 (Johansen), 14:17. 3, Detroit, Zetterberg 22 (Datsyuk, Holmstrom), 16:23 (pp).

Second Period – 4, Columbus, Brassard 14 (Nikitin, Umberger), 14:30. 5, Columbus, Umberger 15 (Atkinson, Nikitin), 15:57.

Third Period – 6, Detroit, Kronwall 15 (Lidstrom, Datsyuk), 9:34 (pp).

Shots on goal – Detroit 5-8-18–31. Columbus 14-8-9–31.

Goalies – Detroit, Conklin. Columbus, York. A–12,432 (18,144). T–2:29.


ECHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

y-Elmira 44 22 2 2 92 222 198

Wheeling 35 26 4 5 79 211 198

Reading 35 28 3 4 77 221 228

Trenton 21 39 4 6 52 206 261

North Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

Kalamazoo 37 25 2 6 82 259 231

Cincinnati 33 27 2 7 75 219 219

Chicago 32 26 7 4 75 206 228

Toledo 28 36 2 4 62 185 250

South Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

x-Gwinnett 41 18 7 4 93 209 190

x-Greenville 41 23 2 4 88 228 207

x-Florida 37 26 2 5 81 250 213

S. Carolina 35 28 4 3 77 183 176

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Mountain Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

y-Alaska 42 17 2 8 94 219 162

x-Colorado 36 27 1 5 78 239 242

x-Utah 32 32 0 6 70 178 219

x-Idaho 29 31 2 7 67 186 229

Pacific Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

x-Ontario 41 20 5 3 90 233 188

x-Las Vegas 41 22 1 6 89 226 190

x-Stockton 33 31 1 4 71 197 208

Bakersfield 23 39 4 3 53 193 233

x-clinched Playoff Berth

y-clinched Divisional Title

Note: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss.

WEDNESDAY

Kalamazoo 6, Toledo 1

Elmira 2, Trenton 1, OT

Reading 3, Wheeling 0

Gwinnett 2, Florida 0

Cincinnati at Chicago, 8

Ontario at Colorado, 9:05

Stockton at Idaho, 9:10

Alaska at Bakersfield, 10

THURSDAY

No games scheduled


NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Philadelphia 28 22 .560 –

Boston 28 22 .560 –

New York 26 25 .510 2½

Toronto 17 34 .333 11½

New Jersey 17 35 .327 12

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 35 13 .729 –

Orlando 32 19 .627 4½

Atlanta 30 22 .577 7

Washington 11 38 .224 24½

Charlotte 7 41 .146 28

Central Division

W L Pct GB

x-Chicago 41 11 .788 –

Indiana 29 20 .592 10½

Milwaukee 23 27 .460 17

Detroit 18 32 .360 22

Cleveland 17 31 .354 22

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 34 14 .708 –

Dallas 29 22 .569 6½

Memphis 27 21 .563 7

Houston 27 24 .529 8½

New Orleans 12 37 .245 22½

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 38 12 .760 –

Utah 27 24 .529 11½

Denver 27 24 .529 11½

Minnesota 25 27 .481 14

Portland 23 27 .460 15

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Lakers 31 19 .620 –

L.A. Clippers 28 21 .571 2½

Phoenix 25 25 .500 6

Golden State 20 28 .417 10

Sacramento 17 32 .347 13½

x-clinched playoff spot

WEDNESDAY

Detroit 87, Cleveland 75

Minnesota 88, Charlotte 83

Toronto 105, Denver 96

New York 108, Orlando 86

Chicago 98, Atlanta 77

Boston 94, Utah 82

New Jersey 100, Indiana 84

San Antonio at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

New Orleans at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

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

TUESDAY

Philadelphia 103, Cleveland 85

Memphis 93, Minnesota 86

Milwaukee 108, Atlanta 101

Dallas 90, Houston 81

Oklahoma City 109, Portland 95

San Antonio 107, Phoenix 100

L.A. Lakers 104, Golden State 101

THURSDAY

Washington at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Miami, 8 p.m.

New Orleans at Portland, 10 p.m.

Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Denver at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Miami at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 7 p.m.

New York at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Memphis at Houston, 8 p.m.

Boston at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Orlando, 8 p.m.

Sacramento at Utah, 9 p.m.

New Jersey at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

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

Detroit 21 28 19 19 – 87

Cleveland 23 21 17 14 – 75

DETROIT: Prince 11-21 3-4 29, Maxiell 6-9 0-0 12, Monroe 4-13 0-2 8, Knight 7-15 0-0 16, Stuckey 0-2 0-0 0, Bynum 3-9 2-2 8, Jerebko 0-2 3-4 3, Wilkins 1-4 0-0 2, Wallace 0-1 1-2 1, Daye 3-7 1-2 8. Totals 35-83 10-16 87.

CLEVELAND: Gee 1-6 0-0 3, Jamison 7-21 1-1 17, Thompson 3-12 3-4 9, Irving 9-19 3-3 22, Parker 2-5 0-0 5, Samuels 2-3 0-0 4, Harris 3-10 3-3 9, Walton 0-0 0-0 0, Casspi 2-7 0-1 4, Sloan 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 30-87 10-12 75.

3-Point Goals – Detroit 7-15 (Prince 4-4, Knight 2-3, Daye 1-4, Bynum 0-1, Jerebko 0-1, Stuckey 0-2), Cleveland 5-17 (Jamison 2-4, Gee 1-2, Parker 1-3, Irving 1-5, Harris 0-1, Casspi 0-2). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds –Detroit 57 (Monroe 10), Cleveland 56 (Thompson 11). Assists –Detroit 18 (Knight 5), Cleveland 20 (Irving 6). Total Fouls–Detroit 13, Cleveland 17. A – 14,486 (20,562).

Leaders

THROUGH TUESDAY

Scoring

G FG FT PTS AVG

Bryant, LAL 50 501 340 1415 28.3

Durant, OKC 50 489 317 1391 27.8

James, MIA 47 464 289 1255 26.7

Love, MIN 47 410 327 1238 26.3

Westbrook, OKC 50 458 245 1210 24.2

Wade, MIA 39 342 198 895 22.9

D. Williams, NJN 46 339 221 1002 21.8

Aldridge, POR 48 414 194 1023 21.3

Howard, ORL 50 398 258 1054 21.1

Nowitzki, DAL 47 350 232 987 21.0

Ellis, MIL 44 346 173 917 20.8

Griffin, LAC 49 410 199 1021 20.8

Parker, SAN 45 340 188 881 19.6

Paul, LAC 44 310 180 859 19.5

Jefferson, UTA 45 383 105 872 19.4


SPORTS NOTE

St. Francis is accepting applications for a head varsity basketball coach through this Saturday, March 31. E-mail resume to Carl Janke at cjanke@sfstoledo.org.


PREP BASEBALL

Dundee 220 001 1 — 6 9 2

Evergreen 001 002 0 — 3 5 2

WP--Vreeland. LP-Wright. Anson (D), 2-4.

Eastwood 002 023 0 — 7 10 1

AW 000 050 3— 8 8 2

WP-Lindke. LP-Luther. Lonseth (AW), 2-3, HR, RBI.

St. Francis 001 001 7 — 9 12 0

Otsego 121 100 1 — 6 11 1

WP-Greenoe. LP-Smoyer. Drzewiecki (SF), 2-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI.

Springfield 101 300 0 — 5 4 5

Stritch 200 001 0 — 3 4 2

WP-Petiniot. LP-Scott. Miles (Sp) 1-2, 2B, 2 RBI.

Swanton 210 000 0 — 3 6 2

Bowsher 003 100 x — 4 4 0

WP-Cousino. LP-Pelland. Cousino (B) 1-3, 2 RBI.

Fremont St. Joe 000 03 — 3 3 3

Genoa 610 7x — 14 11 0

WP-Adkins. LP-Spadar. Espinoza (G) 2-3, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI.

North Baltimore 000 220 0 — 4 4 3

Lake 130 013 x — 8 9 4

WP-Materni. LP-Stewart. Vancena (L) 2-4, 3 RBI.

Fostoria St. Wendelin 010 00 — 1 5 2

Gibsonburg 460 1x — 11 9 2

WP-Hickman. LP-Iannantuono. Molina (G) 2-3, 2B.

Whitmer 200 202 0 - 6 9 1

Ottawa Hills 001 010 3 - 5 9 3

WP-Cottrell. LP-Mackey. LaFountain (W) 2-4 HR.


PREP SOFTBALL

St. Ursula 301 010 3 — 8 5 2

Maumee 010 022 1 — 6 8 7

WP-Tylicki. LP-Fowls. Lewandowski (S), 2-3, 3 runs.

Scott 010 00 — 1 2 5

Rogers 32(11) 5x — 21 11 4

WP-Stull. LP-Ross. Minnfield (R), 2-2, 3 RBI.

Northview 304 000 00 — 7 8 0

Whitmer 510 001 01 — 8 16 1

WP-Shively. LP-Quinonez. Derr (W) 3-4, 2 RBI, GW run.

Oak Harbor 010 002 0 — 3 8 2

Lake 004 010 x — 5 8 4

WP-Kranz. LP-Durivage. Schnell (L) 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI.

Fostoria St. Wendelin 000 00 — 0 1 4

Gibsonburg 462 2x — 14 14 2

WP-Fisher. LP-Reiter. Potts (G) 2-4, 2 2B, 2 runs, 4 RBI.

Sandusky 100 10 - 2 3 5

Bowling Green 032 34 - 12 16 0

WP: Akenberger; LP: Hayberger. Williford (BG) 4-4, 2B.


SPORTLIGHT

March 29

1940–Joe Louis knocks out Johnny Paychek in the second round at Madison Square Garden in New York to retain the world heavyweight title.

1960–Boston’s Bill Russell pulls down an NBA finals record 40 rebounds, as the Celtics lose to St. Louis, 113-103.

1962–Elgin Baylor (45) and Jerry West (41) of the Los Angeles Lakers become the first teammates to both score 40 or more points in an NBA Playoff game. It isn’t enough as the Lakers lose to Detroit, 118-117, in a Western Division Finals game.

1966–Muhammad Ali retains the world heavyweight title with a 15-round decision over George Chuvalo at Maple Leaf Garden in Toronto.

1981–Louisiana Tech routs Tennessee 79-59 for the AIAW basketball title.

1984–The NFL Colts leave the city of Baltimore in the early hours of the morning, headed for Indianapolis.

1987–Tennessee routs Louisiana Tech 67-44 to win the NCAA women’s basketball championship.

1990–Houston’s Akeem Olajuwon is the third player in NBA history to achieve a quadruple double during a 120-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. He scores 18 points, 16 rebounds, 11 blocked shots and 10 assists.

1992–Olympic champion Kristi Yamaguchi becomes the first American woman to win consecutive world figure skating championships since Peggy Fleming in 1968.


PREP LACROSSE

Notre Dame 17, Bedford 2

ST. JOHN’S 19, AW 4: St John’s – Hock - 5, Wanamaker – 4, Whitney – 4, Lonseth - 3, Wheeler – 1, Johnson - , Miller - 1 Goalie - Sattler – 14 saves. Anthony Wayne –Higgins – 1, Keim – , Yost – , Hassenfratz – 1 Goalie – Yost – 3 saves


TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

MLB–Suspended free agent minor league SS Jose Torres 50 games after testing positive for Dehydroepiandrosterone.

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS–Released INF Cristian Guzman. Reassigned OF Fred Lewis to their minor league camp.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS–Placed RHP Felipe Paulino on the 15-day DL.

MINNESOTA TWINS–Released RHP Joel Zumaya.

NEW YORK YANKEES–Claimed C Craig Tatum off waivers from Arizona.

National League

HOUSTON ASTROS–Optioned RHP Enerio Del Rosario to Oklahoma City (PCL). Reassigned INF Brian Bixler, INF Scott Moore and INF Angel Sanchez to minor league camp. Released INF Joe Thurston from his minor league contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES–Agreed to terms with OF Tito Polo, 2B Fredys Padilla, 3B Gustavo Barrios, SS Jesus Ronco and OF Angelo Del Castillo on minor league contracts.

SAN DIEGO PADRES–Optioned C Yasmini Grandal to Tucson (PCL). Reassigned LHP Alex Hinshaw to minor league camp.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS–PLaced RHP Drew Storen on the 15-day DL.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA–Fined Orlando F Glen Davis $35,000 for making an obscene gesture during a March 26 game at Toronto.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

MINNESOTA VIKINGS–Re-signed WR Devin Aromashodu to a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS–Signed CB Ronde Barber.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS–Assigned G Carter Hutton to Rockford (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS–Signed C Boone Jenner and G Shawn Hunwick.

COLLEGE

ARIZONA STATE–Announced the resignation of athletic director Lisa Love. Named Steve Patterson athletic director.

ILLINOIS–Named Matt Bollant women’s basketball coach.

WISCONSIN–Announced graduate QB Danny O’Brien is transferring from Maryland.


CULVER-GLANTZ LINE

Major League Baseball

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE

Oakland-x -110 Seattle +100

x-Home team

NCAA Basketball Tournament

Saturday

FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG

Kentucky 8½ (137) Louisville

Ohio St. 2½ (136½) Kansas

NIT

Championship

Minnesota Pk (131) Stanford

NBA

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

at Indiana 12 Washington

at Miami 5½ Dallas

at Portland 8½ New Orleans

Oklahoma City 1 at L.A. Lakers


PREP TENNIS

ST. JOHN’S 5, CLAY 0: Adusumilli (SJ) d. Demeo 6 -0, 6 -0. Crawford (SJ) d. Brown 6 - 1, 6 -0. K. Brown (SJ) d. Hess 6 -0, 6 -0. Mehta -R. Brown (SJ) d. Wisniewski -Hyndman 6 -0, 6 -0. Mickler -Zychowicz (SJ) d. Flores - Vincent 6-0, 6-0.

MAUMEE 3, ROSS 2: Leake (R) d. Pauken, 6-1, 6-2, Maples (M) d. Alexander, 6-4, 6-1, Joerg (R) d. Howells, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1, Utz-Rubini (M) d. Rodriguez-Hinsch, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, Lawson-Bergquist (M) d. Woughter-Rellinger, 5-7, 6-4, 6-1.

FINDLAY 5, BOWLING GREEN 0: Schaible Findlay def. Mota 6-0, 6-1, Teatsorth (F) def. Moughamain 6-1,6-1, Mcdonald (F) def. Hammer 6-0,6-0, Jones/Iliff (F) def. Motsinger/ Ezzone 6-2,6-2, Lewis/Ronald (F) Foster/Wahrman 6-0, 6-1

NORTHVIEW 4, ST. FRANCIS 1: Rachwal (N) d. White, 6-3, 7-6; Stevens (N) d. Unnerstall, 6-3. 2-6, 6-3; Shah (N) d. Spang, 0-6, 6-4, 6-1; Georgetti-Hering (N) d. Britsch-C. Filipiak, 6-2, 6-2; L. Filipiak-Bevingon (S) d. Mo. Sharma-Mu. Sharma, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3.

ROSSFORD 5, SPRINGFIELD 0: Joe Hotz d. Cox, 6-3, 6-2; R. Fairbanks d. B. Chamberlain, 6-2, 6-1; John Hotz d. Cancilis, 7-5, 6-0; Vollmar-Sloan d. Henderzak-Knauss, 6-4, 1-6, 10-7; Kreiger-L. Fairbanks d. Ian-Chamberlain, 10-7.

Lima Shawnee 3, PERRYSBURG 2: -Schorsch (PBRG) d. Rutter (LS) 6-2, 6-0, Weider (PBRG) d. Barton (LS) 6-1, 6-0, Diltz (LS) d. Mills (PBRG) 6-2, 6-0, Smith/Diltz (LS) d. Freeman/Laurer (PBRG) 6-2, 6-0, Rajasekaran/Guillen (LS) d. Skotynsky/Walbom (PBRG) 6-1, 6-1



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