Loading…
Friday, December 26, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Thursday, 4/5/2012

Scoreboard: 4-05

FOOTBALL

Arena League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Chicago 3 0 0 1.000 183 158

San Antonio 2 1 0 .667 161 145

Iowa 1 2 0 .333 179 194

Kansas City 0 3 0 .000 95 157

West Division

W L T Pct PF PA

San Jose 2 1 0 .667 199 165

Arizona 2 1 0 .667 197 164

Utah 2 2 0 .500 234 234

Spokane 1 2 0 .333 161 198

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

South Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Tampa Bay 2 1 0 .667 169 186

Georgia 2 1 0 .667 157 130

Jacksonville 1 2 0 .333 162 168

New Orleans 1 2 0 .333 176 185

Orlando 0 3 0 .000 109 138

Eastern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Cleveland 2 1 0 .667 156 142

Milwaukee 2 1 0 .667 193 153

Philadelphia 2 1 0 .667 209 189

Pittsburgh 1 2 0 .333 139 173

FRIDAY

Iowa at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Spokane at Arizona, 10 p.m.

San Antonio at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

NFL Preseason

Sunday, Aug. 5

Arizona vs. New Orleans at Canton, Ohio, 8 p.m. (NFLN)

WEEK 1

Thursday, Aug. 9

Green Bay at San Diego, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

August 9-13

Arizona at Kansas City

Baltimore at Atlanta

Cleveland at Detroit

Denver at Chicago

Houston at Carolina

Minnesota at San Francisco

New Orleans at New England

N.Y. Giants at Jacksonville

N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia

St. Louis at Indianapolis

Tampa Bay at Miami

Tennessee at Seattle

Washington at Buffalo

Monday, Aug. 13

Dallas at Oakland, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

WEEK 2

Thursday, Aug. 16

Cincinnati at Atlanta, 8 p.m. (FOX)

Friday, Aug. 17

Detroit at Baltimore, 8 p.m. (FOX)

August 16-20

Buffalo at Minnesota

Cleveland at Green Bay

Dallas at San Diego

Jacksonville at New Orleans

Kansas City at St. Louis

Miami at Carolina

N.Y. Giants at N.Y. Jets

Oakland at Arizona

San Francisco at Houston

Seattle at Denver

Tennessee at Tampa Bay

Washington at Chicago<

Sunday, Aug. 19

Indianapolis at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. (NBC)

Monday, Aug. 20

Philadelphia at New England, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

WEEK 3

Thursday, Aug. 23

Arizona at Tennessee, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Aug. 24

Chicago at N.Y. Giants, 8 p.m. (CBS)

August 23-26

Atlanta at Miami

Detroit at Oakland

Green Bay at Cincinnati

Indianapolis at Washington

Jacksonville at Baltimore

New England at Tampa Bay

Philadelphia at Cleveland

Pittsburgh at Buffalo

San Diego at Minnesota

Seattle at Kansas City

St. Louis at Dallas

Saturday, Aug. 25

Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday, Aug. 26

San Francisco at Denver, 4 p.m. (FOX)

Carolina at N.Y. Jets, 8 p.m. (NBC)

WEEK 4

August 29-30

Atlanta at Jacksonville

Baltimore at St. Louis

Buffalo at Detroit

Carolina at Pittsburgh

Chicago at Cleveland

Cincinnati at Indianapolis

Denver at Arizona

Kansas City at Green Bay

Miami at Dallas

Minnesota at Houston

New England at N.Y. Giants

New Orleans at Tennessee

N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia

Oakland at Seattle

San Diego at San Francisco

Tampa Bay at Washington

BASEBALL

International League

North Division

W L Pct. GB

Buffalo 0 0 .000 –

Lehigh Valley 0 0 .000 –

Pawtucket 0 0 .000 –

Rochester 0 0 .000 –

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 0 0 .000 –

Syracuse 0 0 .000 –

South Division

W L Pct. GB

Charlotte 0 0 .000 –

Durham 0 0 .000 –

Gwinnett 0 0 .000 –

Norfolk 0 0 .000 –

West Division

W L Pct. GB

Columbus 0 0 .000 –

Indianapolis 0 0 .000 –

Louisville 0 0 .000 –

Toledo 0 0 .000 –

THURSDAY

Rochester at Syracuse, 2 p.m.

Louisville at Columbus, 7:05 p.m.

Gwinnett at Durham, 7:05 p.m.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m.

Buffalo at Pawtucket, 7:05 p.m.

Norfolk at Charlotte, 7:15 p.m.

FRIDAY

Indianapolis at Toledo, 5 p.m.

Rochester at Syracuse, 4 p.m.

Buffalo at Pawtucket, 6:15 p.m.

Gwinnett at Durham, 7:05 p.m.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m.

Louisville at Columbus, 7:05 p.m.

Norfolk at Charlotte, 7:15 p.m.

Exhibition

WEDNESDAY’S GAMES

N.Y. Yankees 8, N.Y. Mets 3

Houston 5, Chicago White Sox 5, tie

L.A. Angels 8, L.A. Dodgers 3

Arizona 14, Milwaukee 3

Oakland 8, San Francisco 1

Seattle 7, Colorado 2

Kansas City 7, San Diego 6

NHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

N.Y. Rangers 51 22 29 109 223 178

Pittsburgh 49 25 31 104 273 217

Philadelphia 46 25 34 101 260 227

New Jersey 46 28 34 98 222 206

N.Y. Islanders 33 36 47 77 195 244

Northeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 47 29 33 98 262 198

Ottawa 41 29 39 92 246 233

Buffalo 39 31 41 88 214 224

Toronto 34 36 46 78 227 258

Montreal 30 35 50 75 207 223

Southeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Florida 37 25 43 92 197 222

Washington 40 32 40 88 214 227

Winnipeg 37 34 43 83 218 237

Tampa Bay 37 36 43 81 229 275

Carolina 32 32 48 80 210 238

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

St. Louis 48 21 32 107 206 159

Detroit 48 27 32 101 245 198

Nashville 46 26 34 100 229 209

Chicago 44 26 36 98 244 234

Columbus 27 46 53 61 190 257

Northwest Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Vancouver 50 21 30 109 244 195

Colorado 41 33 39 88 205 209

Calgary 35 29 45 86 194 222

Minnesota 34 35 46 79 174 221

Edmonton 32 39 48 73 210 233

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 40 27 40 93 187 170

Phoenix 40 27 40 93 208 202

San Jose 41 29 39 92 219 203

Dallas 42 33 38 89 209 217

Anaheim 33 35 47 78 199 224

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

Wednesday

Detroit 3, St. Louis 2, SO

Montreal 5, Tampa Bay 2

Thursday

Buffalo at Philadelphia, 7

Winnipeg at N.Y. Islanders, 7

Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7

Montreal at Carolina, 7

N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7

Florida at Washington, 7

New Jersey at Detroit, 7:30

Boston at Ottawa, 7:30

Dallas at Nashville, 8

Chicago at Minnesota, 8

Columbus at Colorado, 9

Vancouver at Calgary, 9

Anaheim at Edmonton, 9:30

San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30

Friday

Phoenix at St. Louis, 8:30

Detroit 0 0 2 0—3

St. Louis 0 0 2 0—2

First Period — None.

Second Period — None.

Third Period — 1, St. Louis, Perron 20 (Unassisted), 7:18 (SH). 2, St. Louis, McDonald 10 (Unassisted), 10:19 . 3, Detroit, Franzen 27 (Datsyuk, Bertuzzi), 13:55 . 4, Detroit, Franzen 28 (Datsyuk, Bertuzzi), 16:10 .

Overtime — None.

Shootout — Detroit : 1St. Louis : 0

Detroit : Datsyuk miss, Hudler miss, Bertuzzi goal.

St. Louis : Oshie miss, McDonald miss, Perron miss.

Shots on goal — Detroit 13-6-6-3—28. St. Louis 11-9-7-2—29.

Power-play opportunities — Detroit 0 of 4. St. Louis 0 of 2.

Goalies — Detroit, Howard (W, 35-16-3) (29 shots-27 saves). St. Louis, Elliott (28-26).

A — 18,755

CULVER-GLANTZ LINE

Major League Baseball

National League

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE

at New York -105 Atlanta -105

Philadelphia -180 at Pittsburgh +170

Washington -160 at Chicago +150

at Cincinnati -150 Miami +140

Los Angeles -145 at San Diego +135

American League

at Detroit -135 Boston +125

Toronto -120 at Cleveland +110

GOLF

Masters Tee Times

Thursday-Friday

7:50 a.m.-10:57 a.m. — Craig Stadler, Brendan Steele, Tim Clark

8:01 a.m.-11:08 a.m. — Jose Maria Olazabal, Robert Garrigus, a-Randal Lewis

8:12 a.m.-11:19 a.m. — Larry Mize, Paul Lawrie, Anders Hansen

8:23 a.m.-11:30 a.m. — Ross Fisher, Ryan Palmer, Harrison Frazar

8:34 a.m.-11:41 a.m. — Ben Crenshaw, Robert Karlsson, a-Bryden MacPherson

8:45 a.m.-11:52 a.m. — Adam Scott, Bo Van Pelt, Martin Kaymer

8:56 a.m.-12:14 p.m. — Steve Stricker, Padraig Harrington, Stewart Cink

9:07 a.m.-12:25 p.m. — Aaron Baddeley, K.T. Kim, Lucas Glover

9:18 a.m.-12:36 p.m. — Kyle Stanley, Jason Day, Bill Haas

9:29 a.m.-12:47 p.m. — Trevor Immelman, Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose

9:40 a.m.-12:58 p.m. — Tom Watson, Johnson Wagner, a-Hideki Matsuyama

10:02 a.m.-1:09 p.m. — Matt Kuchar, Geoff Oglilvy, Y.E. Yang

10:13 a.m.-1:20 p.m. — Gary Woodland, Henrik Stenson, Alvaro Quiros

10:24 a.m.-1:31 p.m. — Charl Schwartzel, Keegan Bradley, a-Kelly Kraft

10:35 a.m.-1:42 p.m. — Tiger Woods, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Sang-Moon Bae

10:46 a.m.-1:53 p.m. — Luke Donald, Francesco Molinari, Nick Watney

10:57 a.m.-7:50 a.m. — Scott Verplank, Sean O’Hair, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano

11:08 a.m.-8:01 a.m. — Mark O’Meara, Chez Reavie, Martin Laird

11:19 a.m.-8:12 a.m. — Sandy Lyle, Simon Dyson, a-Corbin Mills

11:30 a.m.-8:23 a.m. — Ian Woosnam, Edoardo Molinari, Kevin Chappell

11:41 a.m.-8:34 a.m. — Louis Oosthuizen, Mark Wilson, Graeme McDowell

11:52 a.m.-8:45 a.m. — Zach Johnson, Ian Poulter, a-Patrick Cantlay

12:14 p.m.-8:56 a.m. — Kevin Na, Fredrik Jacobson, Ben Crane

12:25 p.m.-9:07 a.m. — John Senden, Jonthan Byrd, Paul Casey

12:36 p.m.-9:18 a.m. — Bernhard Langer, Jason Dufner, Charles Howell III

12:47 p.m.-9:29 a.m. — Mike Weir, Brandt Snedeker, Webb Simpson

12:58 p.m.-9:40 a.m. — Vijay Singh, Lee Westwood, Jim Furyk

1:09 p.m.-10:02 a.m. — Thomas Bjorn, Scott Stallings, Rory Sabbatini

1:20 p.m.-10:13 a.m. — Fred Couples, Darren Clarke, Ryo Ishikawa

1:31 p.m.-10:24 a.m. — David Toms, K.J. Choi, Sergio Garcia

1:42 p.m.-10:35 a.m. — Angel Cabrera, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson

1:53 p.m.-10:46 a.m. — Phil Mickelson, Hunter Mahan, Peter Hanson

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 30 23 .566 —

Philadelphia 29 25 .537 11/2

New York 27 27 .500 31/2

Toronto 20 35 .364 11

New Jersey 19 36 .345 12

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 38 14 .731 —

Orlando 32 22 .593 7

Atlanta 32 23 .582 71/2

Washington 12 42 .222 27

Charlotte 7 45 .135 31

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 42 13 .764 —

Indiana 33 21 .611 81/2

Milwaukee 26 28 .481 151/2

Detroit 20 33 .377 21

Cleveland 17 35 .327 231/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 38 14 .731 —

Memphis 30 22 .577 8

Dallas 30 24 .556 9

Houston 29 25 .537 10

New Orleans 13 40 .245 251/2

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 40 13 .755 —

Denver 29 24 .547 11

Utah 28 26 .519 121/2

Portland 25 29 .463 151/2

Minnesota 25 31 .446 161/2

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Lakers 34 20 .630 —

L.A. Clippers 32 21 .604 11/2

Phoenix 27 26 .509 61/2

Golden State 21 32 .396 121/2

Sacramento 19 35 .352 15

Wednesday

Indiana 109, Washington 96

Toronto 99, Philadelphia 78

San Antonio 87, Boston 86

Atlanta 120, Charlotte 93

Milwaukee 107, Cleveland 98

Oklahoma City at Miami, 8

Denver at New Orleans, 8

Golden State 97, Minnesota 94

Memphis at Dallas, 8:30

Phoenix at Utah, 9

New Jersey at Portland, 10

L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers, 10:30

Tuesday

San Antonio 125, Cleveland 90

Indiana 112, New York 104

Toronto 92, Charlotte 87

Detroit 102, Orlando 95

Miami 99, Philadelphia 93

Memphis 98, Golden State 94

Phoenix 109, Sacramento 100

L.A. Lakers 91, New Jersey 87

Thursday

New York at Orlando, 7

Washington at Detroit, 7:30

Boston at Chicago, 9:30

L.A. Clippers at Sacramento, 10

Cleveland 14 25 29 30 – 98

Milwaukee 29 24 26 28 – 107

Cleveland: Jamison 6-17 2-2 17, Gee 4-13 4-5 12, Thompson 6-11 0-0 12, Sloan 5-12 2-2 12, Parker 11-14 1-1 27, Hudson 3-13 3-3 9, Casspi 3-9 0-0 7, Samuels 1-4 0-0 2, Walton 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 39-95 12-13 98.

Milwaukee: Ilyasova 8-13 1-2 18, Mbah A Moute 4-9 1-2 9, Udoh 4-8 3-4 11, Ellis 15-25 0-0 30, Jennings 9-14 1-2 19, Dunleavy 2-6 1-3 5, Udrih 4-6 2-2 11, Sanders 2-2 0-2 4, Livingston 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 48-84 9-17 107.

Leaders

THROUGH TUESDAY

Scoring

G FG FT PTS AVG

Bryant, LAL 54 537 358 1513 28.0

Durant, OKC 53 518 322 1459 27.5

James, MIA 51 509 307 1364 26.7

Love, MIN 51 444 360 1349 26.5

Westbrook, OKC 53 486 269 1292 24.4

Wade, MIA 42 365 212 956 22.8

Williams, NJN 50 364 241 1080 21.6

Aldridge, POR 51 446 208 1101 21.6

Nowitzki, DAL 50 375 251 1059 21.2

Anthony, NYK 44 323 234 926 21.0

Howard, ORL 52 408 269 1085 20.9

Griffin, LAC 53 448 209 1107 20.9

Lee, GOL 51 410 192 1012 19.8

Jefferson, UTA 49 420 115 956 19.5

Parker, SAN 48 360 194 928 19.3

Paul, LAC 48 337 190 928 19.3

Pierce, BOS 49 309 239 935 19.1

Johnson, ATL 48 343 131 916 19.1

Smith, ATL 54 409 171 1015 18.8

Irving, CLE 46 320 158 865 18.8

Rebounds

G OFF DEF TOT AVG

Howard, ORL 52 188 567 755 14.5

Love, MIN 51 210 484 694 13.6

Bynum, LAL 49 156 429 585 11.9

Cousins, SAC 52 225 352 577 11.1

Humphries, NJN 52 199 373 572 11.0

Griffin, LAC 53 166 412 578 10.9

Gasol, LAL 54 154 414 568 10.5

Gortat, PHX 53 141 384 525 9.9

Smith, ATL 54 111 416 527 9.8

Noah, CHI 53 200 319 519 9.8

Assists

G AST AVG

Nash, PHX 49 553 11.3

Rondo, BOS 42 464 11.0

Calderon, TOR 49 432 8.8

Paul, LAC 48 424 8.8

Williams, NJN 50 429 8.6

Rubio, MIN 41 336 8.2

Rose, CHI 34 271 8.0

Parker, SAN 48 379 7.9

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Sporting KC 4 0 0 12 7 1

New York 2 2 0 6 10 7

Columbus 2 1 0 6 3 2

Houston 2 1 0 6 2 2

New England 2 2 0 6 4 5

D.C. 1 2 1 4 5 5

Chicago 1 1 1 4 2 3

Philadelphia 0 3 1 1 2 6

Montreal 0 3 1 1 3 10

Toronto FC 0 3 0 0 1 7

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Real Salt Lake 3 1 0 9 8 4

San Jose 3 1 0 9 5 1

Colorado 3 1 0 9 7 5

Vancouver 2 0 2 8 3 0

Seattle 2 1 0 6 5 2

Portland 1 2 1 4 6 6

FC Dallas 1 2 1 4 5 8

Los Angeles 1 2 0 3 5 7

Chivas USA 1 3 0 3 1 3

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

Wednesday

Montreal at Real Salt Lake, 9

COLLEGE HOCKEY

FROZEN FOUR

At Tampa, Fla.

Thursday

Semifinals

Union (NY) (26-7-7) vs. Ferris State (25-11-5), 4:30 p.m.

Boston College (31-10-1) vs. Minnesota (28-13-1), 8 p.m.

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

MLB–Suspended Baltimore minor league C Brian Ward (Aberdeen-NYP) 50 games after a second violation for drug of abuse.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Placed LHP Tsuyoshi Wada on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 28 and C Taylor Teagarden on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26. Selected the contracts of C Ronny Paulino and INF Nick Johnson from Norfolk. Optioned LHP Zach Phillips to Norfolk.

BOSTON RED SOX–Placed LHP Rich Hill, RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka and LHP Andrew Miller and OF on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26. Placed RHP Andrew Bailey, RHP Chris Carpenter and OF Ryan Kalish on the 60-day DL. Selected the contracts of RHP Scott Atchison, RHP Vicente Padilla and LHP Justin Thomas from Pawtucket (IL). Assigned INF Pedro Ciriaco, INF Nate Spears and OF Jason Repko to Pawtucket and C Daniel Butler to Portland (EL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS–Agreed to terms with SS Asdrubal Cabrera on a three-year contract. Selected the contracts of INF Jose Lopez and RHP Dan Wheeler from the Columbus (IL). Placed OF Grady Sizemore on the 60-day DL and LHP David Huff on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 30. Designated OF Thomas Neal for assignment. Assigned RHP Jeremy Accardo, C Matt Pagnozzi, INF Gregorio Petit and OF Ryan Spilborghs to Columbus. Sent RHP Rick VanDenHurk outright to Columbus. Released OF Felix Pie.

DETROIT TIGERS–Recalled LHP Duane Below from Toledo (IL). Placed RHP Al Alburquerque and RHP Luis Marte on the 15-day DL.

MINNESOTA TWINS–Placed RHP Scott Baker on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 27. Optioned RHP Jason Marquis to New Britain (EL). Selected the contracts of RHP Jared Burton and INF Sean Burroughs from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKKES–Recalled RHP David Phelps from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Optioned C Francisco Cervelli to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Released INF Bill Hall. Placed RHP Joba Chamberlain, RHP Brad Meyers and C Austin Romine on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26 and LHP Cesar Cabral and RHP Michael Pineda on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 31.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS–Optioned RHP Tyson Ross to Sacramento (PCL).

SEATTLE MARINERS–Optioned LHP Charlie Furbush and OF Carlos Peguero to Tacoma (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS–Optioned OF Julio Borbon to Round Rock (PCL). Placed RHP Yoshinori Tateyama on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 30. Assigned INF Luis Hernandez and LHP Neal Cotts to Round Rock. Selected the contracts of LHP Robbie Ross and INF Alberto Gonzalez from Round Rock. Designated RHP Cody Eppley for assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Heilman on a minor league contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS–Sent LHP Mike Zagurski outright to Reno (PCL). Reassigned C Ryan Budde, INF Cody Ransom and OF A.J. Pollock to Reno. Placed INF Stephen Drew on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26 and RHP Takashi Saito on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 1.

ATLANTA BRAVES–Placed RHP Tim Hudson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 3.

CHICAGO CUBS–Claimed INF Luis Valbuena off waivers from Toronto (AL). Sent RHP Frankie De La Cruz outright to Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS–Agreed to terms with 1B Joey Votto on a 12-year contract. Placed RHP Ryan Madson on the 60-day DL and RHP Nick Masset and RHP Jordan Smith on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26. Selected the contract of INF-OF Willie Harris from Louisville (IL). Optioned INF-OF Todd Frazier to Louisville.

COLORADO ROCKIES–Selected the contract of LHP Jamie Moyer from Colorado Springs (PCL). Placed LHP Josh Outman on the 15-day, retroactive to March 30 and LHP Jorge De La Rosa, INF Hector Gomez and OF Charlie Blackmon on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS–Reassigned LHP Scott Rice, INF Josh Fields and INF Luis Cruz to Albuquerque (PCL). Optioned OF Matt Angle and C Tim Federowicz to Albuquerque and RHP Nathan Eovaldi to Chattanooga (SL). Placed LHP Ted Lilly and INF Ivan De Jesus on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26. Placed RHP Ronald Belisario on the restricted list.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS–Selected the contract of 1B/OF Travis Ishikawa from Nashville (PCL). Assigned LHP Juan Perez and INF Brooks Conrad to Nashville.

NEW YORK METS–Selected the contracts of RHP Miguel Batista and OF Mike Baxter from Buffalo (IL). Placed RHP Pedro Beato and RHP D.J. Carrasco on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to March 26. Sent RHP Armando Rodriguez outright to Binghamton (EL). Announced RHP Josh Stinson was claimed by Milwaukee.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES–Placed RHP A.J. Burnett on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26; RHP Charlie Morton on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 29; and RHP Chris Leroux on the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Juan Cruz from Indianapolis (IL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS–Selected the contract of OF Gregor Blanco from Fresno (PCL). Optioned RHP Steve Edlefsen and C Eli Whiteside to Fresno. Reassigned INF Joaquin Arias, OF Justin Christian and RHP Jean Machi to Fresno. Traded C Chris Stewart to the New York Yankees for RHP George Kontos.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX–Released C Kevin Butler.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS–Released INF Brian Nichols and OF Jorge Cortes.

SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS–Signed RHP Dan Cooper.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS–Signed LHP Dan Meyer and C Mitch Canham.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS–Signed INF Angel Berroa. Released INF Mike Richard.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS–Recalled F Chris Wright from Dakota (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS–Signed S Reggie Smith.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS–Re-signed DB Travis Daniels.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES–Agreed to terms with OT Demetress Bell on a five-year contract.

ST. LOUIS RAMS–Signed WR Torry Holt to a one-day contract and then he announced his retirement.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS–Announced RB LeGarrette Blount and WR Preston Parker signed their exclusive-rights tender offers.

TENNESSEE TITANS–Signed DE Leger Douzable.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS–Signed DL Ryan Lucas and DL Brandon Collier.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS–Recalled F Lane MacDermid from Providence (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES–Reassigned F Drayson Bowman to Charlotte (AHL).

MINNESOTA WILD–Recalled D Tyler Cuma from Houston (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS–Signed F Brock Nelson to a three-year contract.

American Hockey League

CONNECTICUT WHALE–Announced F Christian Thomas was assigned to the team from Oshawa (OHL). Signed F Shane McColgan.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS–Announced F Ryan Spooner was assigned to the team from Sarnia (OHL). Signed F Luke Glendening.

Central Hockey League

FORT WAYNE KOMETS–Signed F Derek Roehl and D Daniel Maggio.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

FC DALLAS–Terminated the contract of F Luis Perea by mutual consent.

USL W-League

PALI BLUES–Signed MF Sarah Huffman.

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC–Signed D Danielle Johnson and F Mele French.

VSI Tampa Flames–Named Joshua Walters, Sr. coach.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS–Announced men’s junior basketball G Julysses Nobles will not return next season.

BOSTON COLLEGE–Named Erik Johnson women’s basketball coach.

CHARLOTTE–Announced men’s junior basketball F K.J. Sherrill is transferring.

GREEN BAY–Named Kevin Borseth women’s basketball coach.

NORTH DAKOTA STATE–Suspended women’s athletic director Lynn Dorn two weeks for “significant inappropriate professional behavior” on Feb. 23.

PITTSBURGH–Announced men’s freshman basketball G Isaiah Epps is leaving the program.

PROVIDENCE–Announced men’s sophomore basketball G Gerard Coleman will transfer at the end of the semester.

RUTGERS–Promoted Jason Baum to senior associate athletics director of communications.

SOUTH CAROLINA–Named Brad Underwood men’s associate head basketball coach, Matt Figger men’s assistant basketball coach and recruiting coordinator, Lamont Evans men’s assistant basketball coach, Andy Assaley men’s director of basketball operations and Scott Greenwalt men’s basketball strength coach.

WESTERN KENTUCKY–Named David Boyden men’s assistant basketball coach.

PREP TRACK

Girls

EASTWOOD 111.67, ELMWOOD 34.33; EASTWOOD 92, WOODMORE 54; WOODMORE 75.50; ELMWOOD 51.50, (Tri-Meet scored at Woodmore): 3200 relay- Eastwood B (Kaminski, Twining, Mettler, Corns) 11:22.0; 100 hurdles- Heidebrink (W) 17.8;; 100- Hollister (E) 13.40; 1600- Renollet (E) 5:50,50 ; 400- Keaton (W) 1:04.10; 300 hurdles- E. Wolff (E) 53.80 800- Avers (W_ 2:36.70; 200- Busdeker (W) 27.70; 3200- Phillips (E) 14:09.60; shot- Reiser (Elm) 36-04; discus- Reiser (Elm) 126-03; long jump- LaVoy (E) 15-2; high jump- Abke (E) 4-8; pole vault- Lacourse (E) 9-0; 800 relay- Woodmore (Keaton, Avers, Busdeker, Alexander) 1:37.0 ; 400 relay- Eastwood (Niswander, Russell, Firsdon, Boles) 54.80; 1600 relay- Eastwood (Montag, Heestand, Renollet, Kaminski) 4:36.60.; hammer throw- Pendleton (W) 124-09.

Start, Waite, Woodward: 3200 relay - Start, 11:20, 110 hurdles - Pollard (S) 20.5, 100 - Williams (S) 13.1, 1600 - Oleary (S) 7:07.7, 400 relay - Start, 55.8, 400 - Childress (Wo), 1.05.3, 300 hurdles - Pollard (S), 1.10.9, 800 - Dutridge (S), 2.38.9, 200 - Childers (Wo), 28.5, 1600 relay - Start, 4.45.7, Shot Put - Allen (S), 28-9½, 800 relay - Start, 1:54, Long Jump - Fortune (S), 15-6½, High Jump - Hood (Wa), 4-4

Boys

EASTWOOD 110, ELMWOOD 36; EASTWOOD 115, WOODMORE 31; ELMWOOD 76, WOODMORE 67 (Tri-Meet scored at Woodmore): 3200 relay- Eastwood (Fredricks, Davidson, Schrof, Hoodlebrink) 8:43.0; 110 hurdles- Kohring (E)_ 14.9; 100- Conkle (E) 10.70; 1600- Strausbaugh, Elm) 4:54.80; 400- Brown (W) 54.30; 300 hurdles- Smithey (Elm) 39.20; 800- Hoodlebrink (E) 2:13.0; 200- Conkle (E) 22.50; 3200- Strausbaugh (Elm) 10:45,60; shot- Meeker (Elm) 45-07; discus- Meeker (Elm) 128-02; long jump- Dev Snowden (E)) 10-01.5; high jump- Hoodlebrink (E) 5-10; pole vault- Schlumbohm (E) 14-0; 800 relay- Eastwood (Seifert, Snowden, Black, Rogers) 1:34.50; 400 relay- Eastwood (Conkle, Dierker, Rogers, Bruning) 44.10; 1600 relay- Eastwood (Conkle, Peters, Hoodlebrink, Schlumbohn) 3:41.80; hammer throw- Heckman (E) 140-02.

Start, Waite, Woodward: 1600 relay - Start, 9:43.4, 110 hurdles - Carey (S), 15.8, 100 - Goodbar (S), 11.2, 1600 - Witcher (Wo), 5:02.7, 400 relay - Start, 45.1, 400 - Douanglee (Wa), 54.2, 300 hurdles - Towns (S), 40.7, 800 - Witcher (Wo), 2:12.5, 200 - Towns (S), 23.2, 3200 - Howard (S), 11:10.2, 1600 relay - Start, 4:08.9, Shot Put - Payton (Wa), 39-1½, 800 relay - Start, 1:37.5, Long Jump - Wimberly (S), 19-7½, Pole Vault - Kennedy (S), 8-6, High Jump - Rogers (Wo), 5-10

PREP TENNIS

ANTHONY WAYNE 3, CENTRAL 2: Delp (C) d. Larkins, 6-0, 6-0, Dennis (C) d. Spencer, 6-2, 6-4, Pfleghaar (AW) d. Moline, 6-1, 6-1, Bukovinsky-Guardiola (AW) d. Klucas-Scheies, 6-2, 6-2, Aubry-Wieland (AW) d. Powers-Lee, 6-1, 6-2.

ROSSFORD 5, FOSTORIA 0: Joe Hotz d. Danner, 6-2, 6-0, R. Fairbanks d. Bradner, 6-4, 6-2, John Hotz d. Dukes, 6-4, 6-1, Vollmar-Obi d. Danner-Reynolds, 6-7, 6-3, 10-7, Krieger-L. Fairbanks d. Harris-Cornell, 6-0, 5-7, 6-1.

NORTHVIEW 5, MAUMEE 0: Rachwal d. Pauken 6-2, 6-1; Stevens d. Maples 6-0, 6-0; Sharma d. Cole 6-1, 6-0; Georgetti-Hering d. Utz-Rubini 6-1, 6-1; Shah-Sharma d. Howells-Lawson 6-0, 6-1.

ST. FRANCIS DE SALES 3, SOUTHVIEW 2: Udell (SV) d.

White 6-3, 6-2; Haider (SV) d. Unnerstall 6-3, 7-6; C. Filipiak (SF) d. Parkikh 7-6, 6-1; Cohen-Britsch (SF) d. Ellis-Chang 6-7, 6-4, 6-3; L. Filipiak-Bevington (SF) d. Chen-Bigler 7-5, 7-5.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Defiance 000 100 010 - 2 2 2

Bowling Green 100 063 00x - 10 12 2

WP-Link. LP-Schomaker. Lancaster (BG) 2-5, 2 RBI, 2B.

Kent State 030 014 000 -- 8 15 1

Toledo 010 100 101 -- 4 15 2

WP-Mace. LP--Palmer. Smith (T) 3-5, RBI.

PREP SOFTBALL

Fremont St. Joseph 100 010 00 - 2 6 0

Eastwood 310 000 3 - 7 10 1

WP-Foster. LP-Readon. Rolf (E) 4-4, 2B, 3 RBI.

Oak Harbor 000 000 0 -- 0 3 1

Bellevue 120 200 x -- 5 8 0

WP-Andrews LP-Durivage. Lily (Bellevue) 3-3 RBI.

Notre Dame 139 14 - 18 12 0

Lima Sr. 000 00 - 0 0 5

WP-Cassie Gillespie, no-hitter, 7 strikeouts. LP-Vaglio. Walters (ND), 3-4, 3 runs.

Anthony Wayne 001 001 0 - 2 4 6

Evergreen 110 300 x - 5 5 0

WP: L. Ducat. LP: George. J. Ducat (E) 2-4, 2 RBI

Bowsher 000 43 - 7 7 8

Rogers 543 05 - 17 2 7

WP-Dupree. LP-Turnburough. Dupree 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI

Gibsonburg 000 000 0 - 0 3 0

Genoa 412 001 x - 8 11 0

WP-Neuman. LP-Fisher. Hoiles 2-3, HR, 3 RBI

Cardinal Stritch 430 000 1 - 8 14 0

Delta 000 000 0 - 0 3 1

WP-Turski. LP-Walter. Turski (CS) 3-3, 2B, HR, 3R, 4 RBI

St. Ursula 011 310 0 - 6 11 5

Clay 123 143 x - 14 15 4

WP-Kuhlman. LP-Uhlman. Thompson (C), 3-4, 3B, 3 RBI.

Whitmer 450 013 2 - 15 18 4

Findlay 020 101 0 - 4 7 6

WP-Shively. LP-Snapp. Franz 3-5, 2 RBI

PREP BASEBALL

Northview 000 311 0 - 581

Springfield 000 000 0 - 031

WP-Hall. LP-Case. Mazziotti 2-3 2 2B, 3 RBI

Lake 250 08 - 15 11 2

Delta 201 00 - 3 3 3

WP-Nichols. LP-Mohr. Hotmer (L) 2-3, 2 2B, 6 RBI

Start 015 120 3 - 12 12 2

Waite 000 200 0 - 2 1 4

WP-Russell. LP-Padilla. Suiter 3-4, 2 RBI.

Whiteford 000 10 - 1 7 6

Bedford 428 0x - 14 10 1

WP-Mills. LP-Bischoff. Kiczmiller 3-4, 2 RBI

Whiteford 300 020 - 5 4 2

Bedford 321 00x - 6 5 3

WP-Kuhr. LP-Hughes. McPherson 1-2, RBI

Anthony Wayne 011 040 21 - 9 12 3

Whitmer 044 000 00 - 8 5 3

WP-Chipka. LP-Michalak. Valentine 3-4.

Eaton Rapids 000 030 000 - 3 10 3

Blissfield 000 030 001 - 4 7 1

WP-Trevino. LP-Arrington. Watters 2-4, RBI

Eaton Rapids 000 002 0 - 2 2 2

Blissfield 003 020 x - 5 6 1

WP-Knorr. LP-Laginess. Mattek 1-3, 2 RBI

Otsego 001 000 1- 2 4 2

Central 003 002 x - 5 4 3

WP-Rudnicki. LP-Smoyer. Weiland (C) 2B, 2 RBI.

SPORTLIGHT

April 5

1967–Wilt Chamberlain sets an NBA record with 41 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 115-104 victory over the Boston Celtics and a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Division playoffs.

1972–For the first time in history, Major League Baseball fails to open because of a general player strike, which started April 1 and would be settled April 13.

1984–Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hits a sky hook with 8:53 left to play in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 129-115 victory over the Utah Jazz to become the NBA’s top career scorer. Wilt Chamberlain, with 31,419 points, held the record since his retiring in 1973.

1993–Donald Williams scores 25 points to lead North Carolina to a 77-71 win over Michigan in the NCAA championship.

1997–Bruce Baumgartner wins a record eighth World Cup wrestling gold medal, beating David Musolbes 2-1 in overtime at 275 1/2 pounds as the United States routs Russia 25-7.

2006–New Jersey reaches 40 wins for the ninth straight season after beating Pittsburgh 6-4. The Devils join Montreal and Boston as the only NHL franchises to accomplish the feat.

2008–The Boston Celtics sets an NBA record for biggest single-season turnaround with a 101-78 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. The Celtics improve to 61-15, 37 more wins than last season.

2008–Memphis beats UCLA 78-63 in the NCAA men’s semifinals to become, at 38-1, the winningest team ever in a single season. Kansas’ Brandon Rush scores 25 points as the Jayhawks stun North Carolina 84-66 in the second semifinal.

TENNIS

Family Circle Cup

Charleston, S.C.

Singles

Second Round

Polona Hercog (14), Slovenia, d. Varvara Lepchenko, United States, 6-3, 6-2.

Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, d. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, Czech Republic, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan, d. Paula Ormaechea, Argentina, 6-2, 6-3.

Marina Erakovic (17), New Zealand, d. Anna Tatishvili, Georgia, 7-5, 6-3.

Marion Bartoli (3), France, d. Vera Dushevina, Russia, 6-2, 6-7 (3), 6-4.

Nadia Petrova (13), Russia, d. Jill Craybas, United States, 2-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2.

Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, d. Yanina Wickmayer (12), Belgium, 6-2, 7-6 (2).

Sabine Lisicki (6), Germany, d. Andrea Hlavackova, Czech Republic, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, d. Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-4.

ECHL

Playoffs

Reading 4, Elmira 2

Florida 4, Greenville 2

Gwinnett 3, South Carolina 2

Kalamazoo 4, Wheeling 2



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories