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Published: Tuesday, 4/24/2012

Scoreboard: 4-24

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

WLPctGB

y-Boston3727.578-

x-New York3430.5313

x-Philadelphia3430.5313

New Jersey2243.33815 1/2

Toronto2243.33815 1/2

Southeast Division

WLPctGB

y-Miami4618.719-

x-Atlanta3826.5948

x-Orlando3628.56310

Washington1846.28128

Charlotte757.10939

Central Division

WLPctGB

y-Chicago4816.750-

x-Indiana4223.6466 1/2

Milwaukee3133.48417

Detroit2441.36924 1/2

Cleveland2143.32827

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

WLPctGB

y-San Antonio4716.746-

x-Memphis4025.6158

x-Dallas3629.55412

Houston3332.50815

New Orleans2044.31327 1/2

Northwest Division

WLPctGB

y-Oklahoma City4618.719-

x-Denver3628.56310

Utah3430.53112

Portland2836.43818

Minnesota2639.40020 1/2

Pacific Division

WLPctGB

x-L.A. Lakers4124.631-

x-L.A. Clippers4024.625 1/2

Phoenix3331.5167 1/2

Golden State2341.35917 1/2

Sacramento2143.32819 1/2

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

MONDAY

Indiana 103, Detroit 97

Washington 101, Charlotte 73

Philadelphia 105, New Jersey 87

Memphis 109, Cleveland 101

Milwaukee 92, Toronto 86

Portland at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday

New York 113, Atlanta 112

L.A. Lakers 114, Oklahoma City 106, OT

Miami 97, Houston 88

Sacramento 114, Charlotte 88

Detroit 76, Toronto 73

San Antonio 114, Cleveland 98

Golden State 93, Minnesota 88

Denver 101, Orlando 74

L.A. Clippers 107, New Orleans 98

TODAY

L.A. Clippers at Atlanta, 7:30

Miami at Boston, 8

Sacramento at Oklahoma City, 8

Phoenix at Utah, 10:30

New Orleans at Golden State, 10:30

Detroit26262322 - 97

Indiana26282227 - 103

Detroit: Maxiell 4-9 2-4 10, Prince 5-11 3-3 14, Monroe 8-15 2-6 18, Knight 6-14 1-2 16, Stuckey 0-2 0-0 0, Gordon 2-8 3-4 7, Daye 4-7 2-3 11, Villanueva 5-9 0-0 13, Macklin 3-6 0-0 6, Bynum 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 38-83 13-22 97.

Indiana: West 9-19 2-2 20, Jones 2-7 1-1 6, Pendergraph 5-10 0-0 10, George 6-15 13-15 27, Price 1-3 0-0 2, Collison 1-8 2-2 4, Barbosa 4-11 4-5 13, Hansbrough 4-10 5-5 13, Amundson 1-5 0-4 2, Stephenson 1-2 0-2 2, Fesenko 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 35-92 29-38 103.

Cleveland32202623 - 101

Memphis26292232 - 109

CLEVELAND: Gee 3-7 0-0 8, Jamison 6-14 2-2 17, Thompson 3-10 6-10 12, Irving 10-16 3-5 25, Parker 1-4 2-2 5, Harris 5-9 0-0 11, Samuels 3-4 0-0 6, Casspi 2-6 0-0 5, Sloan 3-6 3-3 9, Walton 1-4 0-0 3. Totals 37-80 16-22 101.

MEMPHIS: Gay 4-10 7-8 15, Speights 6-9 5-8 17, Gasol 5-13 7-8 17, Conley 4-8 2-2 12, Allen 6-9 1-2 13, Mayo 6-14 0-0 14, Randolph 1-5 1-2 3, Selby 1-2 0-0 2, Pondexter 0-1 0-0 0, Hudson 3-6 2-3 9, Cunningham 2-4 3-3 7. Totals 38-81 28-36 109.

Leaders

THROUGH SUNDAY

Scoring

GFGFTPTSAVG

Bryant, LAL58574381161627.9

Durant, OKC64624413178627.9

James, MIA62621387168327.1

Love, MIN55474379143226.0

Westbrook, OKC64564326151523.7

Anthony, NYK54434292122822.7

Aldridge, POR55483223119121.7

Nowitzki, DAL61466311132021.6

Williams, NJN55391257115421.0

Howard, ORL54416281111320.6

Griffin, LAC64533235130320.4

Lee, GOL57464219114720.1

Pierce, BOS59385293116119.7

Paul, LAC59415250115519.6

Jefferson, UTA59506134114719.4

Jennings, MIL63448185120419.1

Gay, MEM63473198119719.0

Bynum, LAL60444234112318.7

Johnson, ATL58406156108618.7

Smith, ATL64486198119818.7

Rebounds

GOFFDEFTOTAVG

Howard, ORL5420058578514.5

Love, MIN5522650873413.3

Bynum, LAL6019251770911.8

Humphries, NJN6122844166911.0

Cousins, SAC6225642167710.9

Griffin, LAC6421048969910.9

Gasol, LAL6518349567810.4

Gortat, PHX6417845963710.0

Chandler, NYK6121039760710.0

Noah, CHI622363676039.7

TENNIS

de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem

Fez, Morocco

Singles

First Round

Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, d. Alexandra Panova, Russia, 6-3, 7-6 (10).

Anabel Medina Garrigues (1), Spain, d. Nina Bratchikova, Russia, 6-2, 6-4.

Chanelle Scheepers (6), South Africa, d. Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, 6-4, 6-4.

Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, d. Timea Babos, Hungary, 7-6 (3), 6-3.

Alexandra Cadantu, Romania, d. Alberta Brianti, Italy, 5-7, 7-5, 6-1.

Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Austria, d. Yanina Wickmayer (4), Belgium, 6-4, 6-2.

Klara Zakopalova (7), Czech Republic, tied with Arantxa Rus, Netherlands, 4-6, 7-5, 5-5, susp., darkness.

Barcelona Tournament

Barcelona, Spain

Singles

First Round

Joao Sousa, Portugal, d. Igor Kunitsyn, Russia, 7-5 (5), 6-3.

Steve Darcis, Belgium, d. Andrey Golubev, Kazakhstan, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5).

Benoit Paire, France, d. Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, 6-3, 7-5.

Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, d. Javier Marti, Spain, 6-4, 6-1.

Filip Krajinovic, Serbia, d. Inigo Cervantes, Spain, 6-2, 6-4.

Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, d. Stephane Robert, France, 6-2, 6-3.

Milos Raonic (11), Canada, d. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, 6-4, 7-6 (3).

Santaigo Giraldo, Colombia, d. Denis Istomin (18), Uzbekistan, 7-6 (3), 6-4.

Eduardo Schwank, Argentina, d. Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo, Spain, 2-6, 6-4, 6-0.

Robin Haase, Netherlands, d. Sergei Bubka, Ukraine, 6-1, 3-2 retired.

Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, d. Evgeny Donskoy, Russia, 6-2, 6-3.

Federico Delbonis, Argentina, d. Alijaz Bedene, Slovenia, 6-3, 7-5.

PREP TENNIS

ROSSFORD 3, MAUMEE 2: Joe Hotz (R) d. Maples, 6-1, 6-1, R. Fairbanks (R) d. Coe, 6-1, 6-2, John Hotz (R) d. Breeding, 6-2, 6-2, Pauken-Utz (M) d. Krieger-L. Fairbanks, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5, Rubini-Howells (M) d. Vollmar-Obie, 7-5, 5-7, 7-6.

MAUMEE VALLEY 3, SOUTHVIEW 2: MacPherson (M) d. Eudell, 6-4, 6-0, Shin (M) d. Haidar, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1, Burchfield (S) d. Gold, 6-3, 6-3, Chang-Parikh (S) d. Bais-Reddy, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, Safadi-Frasco (M) d. Ellis-Burchfield, 7-5, 6-0.

PERRYSBURG 4, FREMONT ROSS 1: Malcom Leake (FR) d) Weider (PBRG) 6-4, 6-0, Mills (PBRG) d Alexander (FR) 6-0, 6-1, Egli (PRBG) d Relinger (FR) 6-3, 6-2, Schorsch/ Freeman (PBRG) d Paulson / Joerg (FR) 6-1,6-1, Laurer / Skotynsky (PBRG) d Rodriguez/ Hinsch (FR) 6-2, 6-2.

St. Francis 4, Central CATHOLIC1: Delp, C, d. White 6-1, 6-2; Unnerstall, SF, d. Dennis, 6-0, 6-1; C. Filipiak, SF, d. Moline, 6-1, 6-3; Britsch-Cohen, SF, d. Klucas-Scheurer, 6-1, 6-2; L. Filipiak-Spang, SF, d. Powers-Kirkham, 6-1, 6-3.

Defiance 3, Napoleon 2: Cohrs, N, d. Sanchez, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 6-2; Fishpaw (D) d. Collins, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1; Parsons (D) d. Braun, 6-0, 6-1; Bates-Moening (D) d. Peltier-Pahr, 6-7 (5-7), 3-6, 4-6; Biederstedt-Lutz (N) d. Kyu Han-Gray, 6-1, 6-0.

Findlay 4, Northview 1: Schaible, F, d. Horvath, 6-1, 6-1; Teatsorth (F) d. Turner, 6-0, 6-0; MacDonald (F) d. Newmyer, 6-0, 6-0; Georgetti-Hering (N) d. Jones-Iliff, 6-1, 6-2; Lewis-Roland (F) d. Mu. Sharma-Mo. Sharma, 6-4, 7-6.

Wauseon 4, Lima Bath 1: Hayati (W) d. Lauf, 6-0, 6-2; Blue (W) d. Cunningham, 6-1, 6-1; Wenger (LB) d. Renner, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4; Black-Zimmerman (W) d. Grapner-Schmidt, 6-1, 6-0; Baird-Crowell (W) d. Holt-Orten, 6-2, 6-4.

OTTAWA HILLS 3, CLAY 2: Gargas (OH) d. Demeo, 6-2, 6-1, Stevens (OH) d. Klewer, 6-2, 6-3, Karoly (C) d. Hylant, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6, Geiger-Judis (OH) d. Wisniewski-Hyndman, 6-2, 7-5, Brown-Vincent (C) d. Sandberg-Brochin, 6-2, 6-1.

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX-Placed OF Jason Repko on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 21. Recalled 1B-OF Lars Anderson from Pawtucket (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS-Activated SS Asdrubal Cabrera from the bereavement list. Optioned LHP Nick Hagadone to Columbus (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS-Placed RHP Justin Miller on unconditional release waivers.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS-Added RHP Michael Bowden to the roster. Designated RHP Rodrigo Lopez for assignment.

NEW YORK METS-Placed INF Ronny Cedeno on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to April 21. Recalled RHP Jeremy Hefner from Buffalo (IL).

Eastern League

ALTOONA CURVE-Announced RHP Zach Foster was assigned to Bradenton (FSL).

American Association

AMARILLO SOX-Signed INF Jake Opitz.

EL PASO DIABLOS-Released OF Will Calhoun.

LAREDO LEMURS-Traded INF Dom Ramos to Worcester (Can-Am) to complete an earlier trade.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS-Signed C AJ Miller.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS-Signed RHP Garrett Holleran and LHP Alain Quijano.

WICHITA WINGNUTS-Released C Angel Flores.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES-Signed INF Yurendell deCaster.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS-Signed OF Paul Karmas.

Can-Am League

ROCKLAND BOULDERS-Signed RHP Bobby Blevins, LHP Andy Suiter and OF Qualon Millender.

WORCESTER TORNADOES-Released OF Alex A. Nunez and RHP Miguel A. Flores.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS-Signed LHP Adam Champion.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS-Signed C Michael Thomas.

RIVER CITY RASCALS-Placed RHP Liam Ohlmann on the suspended list.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS-Signed OF Michael Hur to a contract extension. Signed RHP Rob Currie, RHP Zach Gerler, RHP Drew Rucinski and RHP Nick Sarianides. Released RHP Cory Frerichs.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS-Signed OF Brian Heere.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS-Fined Philadelphia coach Doug Collins $15,000 for verbal abuse of an official during an April 21 game at Indiana.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS-Announced G Kraig Urbik and G Chad Rinehart signed their tender offers.

CHICAGO BEARS-Signed G Chilo Rachal to a one-year contract.

DENVER BRONCOS-S Brian Dawkins announced his retirement.

GREEN BAY PACKERS-Released OT Chad Clifton.

MIAMI DOLPHINS-Waived DE Phillip Merling.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS-Signed LB Bryan Kehl.

HOCKEY

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Rochester D Alex Biega one game for a boarding incident in an April 21 game at Toronto. Suspended Hershey D Patrick Wellar one game for his actions in an April 21 game at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS-Named John L. Smith football coach.

CONNECTICUT-Granted freshman basketball F Michael Bradley and sophomore basketball F Roscoe Smith have been granted releases from their scholarships.

KANSAS-Dismissed sophomore LB Collin Garrett and freshman CB Chris Robinson for violating team rules.

MINNESOTA-Named Norwood Teague athletic director.

SMU-Named Larry Brown men's basketball coach.

VIRGINIA TECH-Fired men's basketball coach Seth Greenberg.

XAVIER-Announced junior men's basketball G Mark Lyons will not return to the school.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Oakland000 000 0 -- 0 2 1

Bowling Green101 030 x -- 5 9 4

WP--Kertes. LP--Doyle. Serger (BG) 3-3, 4 RBI, 2B.

Oakland000 000 0 -- 0 3 3

Bowling Green100 202 x -- 5 7 0

WP--Imholtz. LP--Richardson. Stratton (BG) 1-2, RBI, HR.

FOOTBALL

NFL

Draft Order

First Round

1. Indianapolis

2. Washington (from St. Louis)

3. Minnesota

4. Cleveland

5. Tampa Bay

6. St. Louis (from Washington)

7. Jacksonville

8. Miami

9. Carolina

10. Buffalo

11. Kansas City

12. Seattle

13. Arizona

14. Dallas

15. Philadelphia

16. N.Y. Jets

17. Cincinnati (from Oakland)

18. San Diego

19. Chicago

20. Tennessee

21. Cincinnati

22. Cleveland (from Atlanta)

23. Detroit

24. Pittsburgh

25. Denver

26. Houston

27. New England (from New Orleans)

28. Green Bay

29. Baltimore

30. San Francisco

31. New England

32. N.Y. Giants

Arena League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Central Division

WLTPctPFPA

Chicago510.833363329

Iowa330.500352353

San Antonio330.500310337

Kansas City050.000170275

West Division

WLTPctPFPA

Utah420.667372363

San Jose420.667379314

Arizona420.667376307

Spokane230.400271281

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

South Division

WLTPctPFPA

New Orleans330.500341342

Tampa Bay330.500333383

Georgia330.500293298

Jacksonville230.400283292

Orlando150.167214260

Eastern Division

WLTPctPFPA

Philadelphia510.833445334

Cleveland330.500294289

Milwaukee230.400280272

Pittsburgh240.333286333

SUNDAY

Arizona 68, San Antonio 34

SATURDAY, APRIL 28

Chicago at San Antonio, 3:30 p.m.

Spokane at Jacksonville, 7 p.m.

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Orlando, 7:30 p.m.

Utah at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

San Jose at Iowa, 8:05 p.m.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29

Arizona at Georgia, 3 p.m.

MONDAY, APRIL 30

Kansas City at Tampa Bay, 8 p.m.

CULVER-GLANTZ LINE

Major League Baseball

National League

FAVORITELINEUNDERDOGLINE

at Pittsburgh-115Colorado+105

at Cincinnati-110San Francisco+100

Miami-115at New York+105

St. Louis-150at Chicago+140

at Milwaukee-145Houston+135

Philadelphia-110at Arizona+100

Washington-120at San Diego+110

at Los Angeles-105Atlanta-105

American League

at Cleveland-135Kansas City+125

at Detroit-185Seattle+175

Toronto-120at Baltimore+110

at Tampa Bay-135Los Angeles+125

at Texas-130New York+120

Boston-165at Minnesota+155

Chicago-110at Oakland+100

NBA

FAVORITELINEUNDERDOG

at Atlanta1 1/2L.A. Clippers

at Oklahoma City12Sacramento

at Boston4 1/2Miami

at Utah5Phoenix

New Orleans2 1/2at Golden State

SPORTS NOTE

Competitve men's softball team looking for quality players (baseball experience preferred). Leave name and phone number @ 419-378-1409.

PREP BASEBALL

Patrick Henry006 52 - 13 8 2

Evergreen002 00 - 2 3 7

WP--Gerschutz. LP--Wielinski. Spence (P), 2-3.

Northview100 000 0 - 1 7 0

Anthony Wayne003 020 x - 5 9 2

WP--Chipka. LP--Small. Lonseth (A), 2-4, 2B, HR, 4 RBI.

Findlay000 20 - 2 7 4

St. Francis142 (11)x - 17 13 1

WP--Lyon. LP--Orwick. E, Emuda (SF), 2-3, 2 RBI.

Fremont Ross100 020 0 - 3 7 3

St. John's301 020 x -- 6 6 2

WP--Adams. LP--Harkness. Scott (SJ), 1-1, HR, 3 RBI.

Genoa100 520 1 - 9 9 2

Rossford300 010 1 - 5 8 1

WP--McClear. LP--Allen. Espinoza (G), 2-4, run.

Clay100 000 001 01 - 3 7 0

Central Catholic010 000 001 0 - 2 5 2

WP-Grosjean. LP-Weiland. Rudnicki (CC) 2-4, 2B, 3B, RBI.

Swanton000 001 - 144

Archbold111 026 - 11 10 0

WP-Walker. LP-Vellor. Dietrich 1-2, 2B, 2 RBI

Rogers105 10 - 7 5 4

Waite311 13 x - 18 19 5

WP-Padilla. LP-Pettaway. Murphy 4-4, 3 RBI

Maumee030 340 0 - 10 9 4

Springfield210 020 2 - 7 6 2

WP-Koepfer. LP-Case. Karchner (M) 2-3, 2B, HR, 2 RBI

Otsego100 000 0 - 1 3 2

Lake003 100 x - 4 6 1

WP-Tantari. LP-Donald. Hotmer 2-2, 2 RBI

Woodmore000 310 0 - 4 5 2

Eastwood113 202 x - 9 10 3

WP-Decker. LP-B. Pennell. Vespi (E) 2-3, 2 RBI

Dexter011 110 0 - 4 9 1

Bedford210 021 x - 6 13 1

WP-Lamb. LP-Hanss. Strickland 2-4, HR, 2 RBI

Dexter 005 301 - 9 6 2

Bedford050 014 - 10 11 3

WP-Liebnau. LP-Little. Lamb 3-3, HR, 3B, 3 RBI

NHL

Playoffs

(x-if necessary)

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7)

Monday

NY Rangers 3, Ottawa 2, series tied 3-3

Phoenix at Chicago, 9 p.m., Phoenix leads series 3-2

Saturday

Washington 4, Boston 3

Florida 3, New Jersey 0, Florida leads series 3-2

Ottawa 2, NY Rangers 0

St. Louis 3, San Jose 1, St. Louis wins series 4-1

Chicago 2, Phoenix 1, OT

Sunday

Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 1, Philadelphia wins series 4-2

Boston 4, Washington 3, OT, series tied 3-3

Los Angeles 2, Vancouver 1, OT, Los Angeles wins series 4-1

Today

Florida at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday

Washington at Boston, TBD

x-Chicago at Phoenix, TBD

Thursday

Ottawa at NY Rangers, TBD

x-New Jersey at Florida, TBD

PREP STATISTICS

The Blade will begin publishing high school softball and baseball statistics and standings Thursday-Friday, April 26-27. Varsity coaches should submit their stats by email to highschoolstats@theblade.com each Tuesday by noon. Softball stats and standings will run each Thursday, and baseball each Friday. Batting stats include at bats, hits, runs, home runs, RBIs, stolen bases and average for any players hitting .300 or higher. Pitching stats include innings pitched, hits, runs, earned runs, strikeouts, wins, losses and earned run average for any picthers with an ERA of 5.00 or under.

PREP SOFTBALL

Sandusky Perkins 120 023 0 - 8 6 1

Oak Harbor 010 000 0 - 1 4 6

WP-Yaratch LP-Durivage. Yaratch (Perk) 2-3 2 runs, 2B.

Woodmore100 000 0 - 1 4 4

Eastwood311 100 x - 6 7 1

WP--Foster. LP--Phillips. Gabel (E) 2-2, 2 runs, 2 steals.

Genoa000 000 0 - 0 6 1

Rossford010 000 x - 1 4 0

WP--Gauthier. LP--Hoyles. Swope (R), 2-2, 2 2B, RBI.

Fostoria000 000 0 - 0 5 1

Elmwood301 100 x - 5 8 1

WP--Striff. LP--Babb. Striif (E) 2-2 2B

Fremont Ross001 000 1 - 2 5 1

St. Ursula100 000 x - 1 5 2

WP--Gallager. LP--Uhlman. Gallager (F), 1-3, 3B, run.

Stritch734 32 - 19 12 0

Scott000 00 - 0 0 11

WP--Fancher (perfect game, 13 strikeouts). LP--Clark. Jagielski (St) 2-3.

Napoleon000 200 1 - 3 6 2

Bowling Green001 000 0 - 1 5 1

WP--Meyer. LP--Akenberger. Pilkington (N) 1-3, 3B, 2 RBI.

Patrick Henry000 002 0 - 232

Evergreen000 230 x - 582

WP-L. Ducat. LP-Kurtz. Keller 1-2, RBI

Swanton012 01 - 461

Archbold148 7x - 21 20 1

WP-Kern. LP-Petros. Beck (A) 3-3, 2B (2), 2 RBI

Perrysburg021 010 3 - 7 10 3

Southview000 100 0 - 1 5 4

WP-Eisenbrandt. LP-Howard. Jurski 1-4, HR, 3 RBI

Maumee110 210 0 - 5 5 4

Springfield400 221 x - 9 10 4

WP-Yates. LP-Uschowski. Girlie 2-4, HR, 2 RBI

Bowsher001 001 - 3 5 0

Northwood231 304 - 13 7 1

WP-Edwards. LP-Turnbough. Brisbin (N) 2-2, RBI

Findlay000 100 0 - 1 5 1

Notre Dame401 000 x - 5 5 0

WP-Gillespie. LP-Graham. Gillespie 2-3, HR, RBI

Clay100 100 0 - 2 4 1

Central Catholic010 0300 x - 4 9 1

WP-Seiler. LP-Gallaher. Bronikowski (C) 2-4, HR, 2 RBI

Lima Sr.000 00 - 0 1 4

Whitmer13 6 0 0 x - 19 10 0

WP-Bates. LP-Twining. Derr 2-3, HR, 4 RBI

Otsego102 005 4 - 12 15 0

Lake000 004 2 - 6 8 0

WP-Asmus. LP-Kranz. Asmus 4-4, 2B (3),

Northview000 002 202 00 - 6 9 4

Anthony Wayne010 021 002 01 - 7 12 5

WP-Rupp. LP-Quinones. Fox (AW), game-winning RBI.

GOLF

World Rankings

Through April 23

1. Rory McIlroy9.59

2. Luke Donald9.48

3. Lee Westwood8.27

4. Bubba Watson6.47

5. Hunter Mahan5.83

6. Martin Kaymer5.58

7. Steve Stricker5.54

8. Tiger Woods5.48

9. Phil Mickelson5.32

10. Justin Rose5.21

11. Adam Scott5.13

12. Louis Oosthuizen5.12

13. Charl Schwartzel5.11

14. Webb Simpson4.95

15. Matt Kuchar4.86

16. Dustin Johnson4.84

17. Jason Day4.79

18. Graeme McDowell4.79

19. Bill Haas4.47

20. Keegan Bradley4.29

21. Sergio Garcia4.15

22. Nick Watney4.10

23. Brandt Snedeker4.07

24. Peter Hanson3.96

25. Ian Poulter3.86

26. K.J. Choi3.74

27. Bo Van Pelt3.42

28. Mark Wilson3.39

29. Zach Johnson3.34

30. Jason Dufner3.22

31. John Senden3.21

32. Sang-Moon Bae3.20

33. Thomas Bjorn3.18

34. David Toms3.07

35. Carl Pettersson3.06

36. Martin Laird3.02

37. Alvaro Quiros3.02

38. Simon Dyson3.01

39. Robert Karlsson2.98

40. Anders Hansen2.98

41. Aaron Baddeley2.95

42. Jim Furyk2.91

43. Paul Casey2.90

44. Paul Lawrie2.86

45. Rickie Fowler2.86

46. Francesco Molinari2.83

47. Fredrik Jacobson2.83

48. Geoff Ogilvy2.77

49. Ben Crane2.77

50. K.T. Kim2.76

SPORTLIGHT

April 24

1945-Albert B. "Happy" Chandler, junior Senator from Kentucky, is elected baseball commissioner by a unanimous vote of the major league club owners. Chandler is elected to a seven-year term and succeeds Kenesaw Mountain Landis, who died in November 1944.

1963-Bob Cousy ends his 13-year career by scoring 18 points as the Boston Celtics win their fifth consecutive NBA championship, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 112-109 in Game 6.

1967-The Philadelphia 76ers win the NBA championship in six games with 125-122 comeback victory over the San Francisco Warriors. Billy Cunningham scores 13 points in the final 12 minutes as the 76ers overcome a five-point deficit entering the fourth quarter.

1974-Tampa, Fla., is awarded the NFL's 27th franchise.

1993-George Branham III becomes the first black bowler to win a PBA Triple Crown event when he beats Parker Bohn III 227-214 in the Tournament of Champions.

1994-David Robinson scores 71 points to win the NBA scoring title as the San Antonio Spurs end the regular season with a 112-97 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. Robinson, the fourth NBA player to score more than 70 points in a game, edges Orlando's Shaquille O'Neal for the scoring title.

1996-Petr Nedved scores a power-play goal with 44.6 seconds left in the fourth overtime, ending the longest NHL game in 60 years and giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.

1999-Patrick Roy makes a season-high 42 saves while leading Colorado over San Jose 3-1. It's the 100th playoff win for Roy, the most in NHL history.

2002-Ottawa's Patrick Lalime ties an NHL record by recording his third consecutive playoff shutout, defeating Philadelphia 3-0.

2003-Petr Sykora scores 48 seconds into the fifth overtime as Anaheim outlasts Dallas 4-3 to win the opener of the Western Conference semifinal series. The game is the fourth-longest in NHL history.

2005-Andres Nocioni has 25 points and an NBA rookie playoff-record 18 rebounds in Chicago's 103-94 victory over Washington.

2006-Joe Sakic scores his NHL playoff-record seventh overtime goal, tipping in a shot at 4:36 of the extra period to give Colorado a 5-4 victory over Dallas.

2010-Jamaican Usain Bolt dazzles a capacity crowd with a lightning-fast final leg, overtaking USA Blue's Ivory Williams to win the 4x100-meter relay at the Penn Relays. A quartet of Mario Forsythe, Yohan Blake, Marvin Anderson and Bolt finishes in 37.90 seconds for Jamaica Gold, setting a Penn Relays record. Trailing entering the final leg, Bolt takes the handoff and finishes the final 100 meters in an unofficial time of 8.79 seconds.



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