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TENNIS

Internationaux de Strasbourg

Strasbourg, France

Singles

First Round

Alexandra Panova, Russia, d. Mona Barthel (5), Germany, 6-3, 7-6 (7).

Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, d. Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, 7-6 (3), 6-2.

Johanna Larsson, Sweden, d. Lauren Davis, United States, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5).

Anabel Medina Garrigues (4), Spain, d. Anna Tatishvili, Georgia, 7-5, 4-6, 6-1.

Timea Babos, Hungary, d. Anastasija Sevastova, Latvia, 3-0, retired.

Francesca Schiavone (2), Italy, d. Alexandra Cadantu, Romania, 6-1, 6-2.

Ayumi Morita, Japan, d. Marina Erakovic (6), New Zealand, 6-1, 6-3.

Mirjana Lucic, Croatia, d. Anne Keothavong, Britain, 2-6, 7-5, 6-4.

Sloane Stephens, United States, d. Maria Kirilenko (3), Russia, 3-6, 7-5, retired.

Shahar Peer, Israel, d. Aleksandra Wozniak (9), Canada, 7-5, 6-0.

Virginie Razzano, France, d. Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, Spain, 1-6, 6-2, 7-5.

Alize Cornet, France, d. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.

Doubles

First Round

Timea Babos, Hungary, and Hsieh Su-wei (4), Taiwan, d. Conny Perrin, Switzerland, and Marina Shamayko, Russia, 6-1, 6-0.

Monique Adamczak and Stephanie Bengson, Australia, d. Lenka Jurikova and Kristina Kucova, Slovakia, 1-6, 6-4, 10-8 tiebreak.

Alexandra Cadantu, Romania, and Anne Keothavong, Britain, d. Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, and Pauline Parmentier (3), France, 6-4, 2-6, 10-5 tiebreak.

Andrea Gamiz, Venezuela, and Ximena Hermoso, Mexico, d. Alberta Brianti, Italy, and Stephanie Foretz Gacon, France, walkover.

Brussels Open

Brussels, Belgium

Singles

First Round

Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, d. Peng Shuai (7), China, 7-5, 6-3.

Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, d. Greta Arn, Hungary, 6-1, 6-4.

Monica Niculescu, Romania, d. Sania Mirza, India, 6-1, 7-5.

Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, d. Tammy Hendler, Belgium, 7-5, 7-5.

Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, d. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (9), Russia, 7-5, 6-2.

Urszula Radwanska, Poland, d. Varvara Lepchenko, United States, 6-2, 6-2.

Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, d. Anna Chakvetadze, Russia, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.

Kaia Kanepi (8), Estonia, d. Irina Falconi, United States, 6-3, 6-2.

Arantxa Rus, Netherlands, d. Zheng Jie, China, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4.

Doubles

First Round

Liga Dekmeijere, Latvia, and Maria Kondratieva, Russia, d. Eleni Daniilidou, Greece, and Eva Hrdinova, Czech Republic, 6-4, 3-6, 10-4 tiebreak.

Christina McHale and Melanie Oudin, United States, d. Daniella Jeflea and Sally Peers, Australia, 6-3, 4-6, 10-8 tiebreak.

Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, and Sania Mirza (4), India, d. Mervana Jugic-Salkic, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Sandra Klemenschits, Austria, 6-4, 6-2.

Darija Jurak, Croatia, and Katalin Marosi, Hungary, d. Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, and Katarina Srebotnik (1), Slovenia, 1-6, 6-2, 10-8 tiebreak.

Elena Bovina, Russia, and Natalie Van Uytvanck, Belgium, d. Catalina Castano, Colombia, and Sophie Lefevre, France, 2-6, 7-6 (10), 10-6 tiebreak.

NBA

Playoffs

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

(best-of-7)

x-if necessary

TUESDAY

Miami 115, Indiana 83, Miami leads series 3-2

Monday

Boston 101, Philadelphia 85, Boston leads series 3-2

Oklahoma City 106, L.A. Lakers 90, Oklahoma City wins series 4-1

TODAY

Boston at Philadelphia, 8

Thursday

Miami at Indiana, 8

Saturday

x-Philadelphia at Boston, TBD

x-Indiana at Miami, TBD

NHL

Playoffs

CONFERENCE FINALS

(best-of-7)

x-if necessary

TUESDAY

Los Angeles at Phoenix, 9, Los Angeles leads series 3-1

Monday

New Jersey 4, N.Y. Rangers 1, series tied 2-2

TODAY

New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, 8

Thursday

Phoenix at Los Angeles, 9

Friday

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 8

Saturday

x-Los Angeles at Phoenix, 8

Sunday

x-New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, 8

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

POINTS

1, Greg Biffle, 411. 2. Matt Kenseth, 409. 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 397. 4. Denny Hamlin, 394. 5. Jimmie Johnson, 372. 6. Martin Truex Jr., 372. 7. Tony Stewart, 369. 8. Kevin Harvick, 361. 9. Kyle Busch, 349. 10. Carl Edwards, 337.

11. Clint Bowyer, 335. 12. Brad Keselowski, 328. 13. Paul Menard, 308. 14. Ryan Newman, 307. 15. Joey Logano, 293. 16. Kasey Kahne, 283. 17. Jeff Burton, 275. 18. Marcos Ambrose, 274. 19. Juan Pablo Montoya, 272. 20. Jamie McMurray, 263.

MONEY

1, Matt Kenseth, $3,236,967. 2. Greg Biffle, $2,514,378. 3. Denny Hamlin, $2,485,141. 4. Tony Stewart, $2,437,265. 5. Jimmie Johnson, $2,337,634. 6. Dale Earnhardt Jr., $2,333,330. 7. Kyle Busch, $2,320,461. 8. Kevin Harvick, $1,974,556. 9. Martin Truex Jr., $1,971,737. 10. Carl Edwards, $1,887,646.

11. Jeff Burton, $1,868,750. 12. Brad Keselowski, $1,863,045. 13. Ryan Newman, $1,816,401. 14. Jeff Gordon, $1,783,834. 15. A J Allmendinger, $1,692,990. 16. Clint Bowyer, $1,633,152. 17. Marcos Ambrose, $1,578,388. 18. Aric Almirola, $1,574,511. 19. Jamie McMurray, $1,573,068. 20. Juan Pablo Montoya, $1,545,666.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

WLPctGB

Connecticut201.000-

Chicago101.000 1/2

Indiana101.000 1/2

Atlanta01.0001 1/2

Washington01.0001 1/2

New York03.0002 1/2

Western Conference

WLPctGB

Minnesota201.000-

Los Angeles101.000 1/2

San Antonio101.000 1/2

Phoenix11.5001

Seattle01.0001 1/2

Tulsa02.0002

TUESDAY

Minnesota 80, New York 62

Phoenix 89, Tulsa 87

Seattle at Los Angeles, 10:30

COLLEGE LACROSSE

NCAA Division I

Semifinals

Saturday

At Gillette Stadium

Foxborough, Mass.

Duke vs. Maryland, 2:30 p.m.

Loyola (Md.) vs. Notre Dame, 5 p.m.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

WLTPtsGFGA

New York831252517

D.C.743242517

Sporting KC73122159

Chicago433151212

New England461131415

Houston334131011

Columbus34312912

Montreal363121318

Philadelphia2628813

Toronto FC0900721

WESTERN CONFERENCE

WLTPtsGFGA

Real Salt Lake832261912

San Jose723242313

Seattle72223156

Vancouver533181213

Colorado561161716

Chivas USA46113712

FC Dallas364131219

Portland353121114

Los Angeles362111216

Wednesday

Chivas USA at New York, 7

FC Dallas at Chicago, 8:30

Columbus at Seattle, 10

San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30

PREP BASEBALL

Regionals

Division I

Clay vs. Ashland, Thursday, 5 p.m. at BGSU Stellar Field

Westlake vs. Cleveland St. Ignatius, Thursday, 5 p.m. at Case Western University

Final: Friday, 5 p.m., at Case Western University

Division III

Milan Edison vs. Lima Central Catholic, Thursday, 2 p.m., at Elida

Lake vs. Carroll Bloom-Carroll, Thursday, 5 p.m., at Elida

Final: Friday, 5 p.m., at Elida

Division IV

Ottawa Hills vs. Leipsic, Thursday, 2 p.m., at Patrick Henry

Gibsonburg vs. Tinora, Thursday, 5 p.m., at Patrick Henry

Final: Friday, 5 p.m., at Patrick Henry

Regular season

Ottawa Hills000 00 - 0 4 0

Toledo Christian115 12 - 10 8 1

WP- Miller; LP- Hofkins; Kempton (TC) 3-4, 2 2b, RBI.

Anthony Wayne006 100 5 - 12 11 1

Southview000 020 0 - 2 5 3

WP- Reiter; LP- Banker. Nell (AW) 3-4)

TRAC quarterfinals

Whitmer000 003 0 - 3 5 1

Clay001 204 x - 7 11 2

WP-Jordan; LP- Melthert; Jordan (C) 2-2, 2b, 2 RBI.

Lima Senior000 000 0 - 0 1 1

St, John's100 022 x - 5 11 0

WP- Henderson; LP- Kellum. Silberhorn (SJ) 2-2, 2b, 2 RBIs

City League championship

Bowsher101 000 2 - 4 8 1

Start001 000 0 - 1 2 2

WP-Almanza. LP-Kominek. Empey (B) 2-3, 3B.

FOOTBALL

Arena Football League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Central Division

WLTPctPFPA

San Antonio730.700547522

Chicago630.667522512

Iowa460.400516587

Kansas City180.111332478

West Division

WLTPctPFPA

San Jose730.700649548

Arizona730.700669524

Utah640.600646640

Spokane540.556523522

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

South Division

WLTPctPFPA

Georgia640.600477506

Tampa Bay550.500526557

Jacksonville450.444465460

New Orleans450.444508512

Orlando180.111359452

Eastern Division

WLTPctPFPA

Philadelphia730.700680554

Cleveland630.667474414

Milwaukee360.333505523

Pittsburgh280.200470557

FRIDAY

Jacksonville at Orlando, 8 p.m.

Spokane at Iowa, 8:05 p.m.

SATURDAY

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

Arizona at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Georgia at Kansas City, 8 p.m.

San Antonio at Utah, 9 p.m.

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

SUNDAY

Philadelphia at Cleveland, 4 p.m.

PREP SOFTBALL

Regionals

Division I

Notre Dame vs. North Royalton, Wednesday, 5 p.m., at Clyde

Perrysburg vs. Elyria, Thursday, 5 p.m., at Clyde

Final: Saturday, noon, at Clyde

Division III

Archbold vs. Evergreen, Wednesday, 5 p.m. at Ashland Borookside Park

Milan Edison vs. Martin's Ferry, Thursday, 5 p.m., at Ashland Brookside Park

Final: Saturday, noon, at Ashland Brooksdie Park

Division IV

Fremont St. Joseph vs. Mohawk, Wednesday, 5 p.m., at Findlay High School

Ayersville vs. Convoy Crestview, Thursday, 5 p.m., at Findlay High School

Final: Saturday, noon, at Findlay High School

SPORTLIGHT

May 23

1876-Joe Borden of Boston pitches the first no-hitter in NL history.

1884-Knight of Ellersie, ridden by S. Fischer, wins the two-horse Preakness Stakes by two lengths over Welcher.

1901-The Cleveland Indians score nine runs with two outs in the ninth inning to beat the Washington Senators 14-13.

1935-The first major league night game, scheduled for Cincinnati, is postponed because of rain.

1936-Rushaway, ridden by John Longden, wins his second derby in as many days, taking the 1 1/4-mile Latonia Derby at Latonia in Covington, Ky. Rushaway had won the 1 1/8-mile Illinois Derby, run at Aurora, Ill., the previous day.

1953-Native Dancer, ridden by Eric Guerin, avenges the loss in the Kentucky Derby by edging Jamie K. by a neck to win the Preakness Stakes.

1976-Boston center Dave Cowens dominates the opener of the NBA Finals against Phoenix with a 25-point, 21-rebound performance as the Celtics defeated the Suns, 98-87.

1991-Paul Dougherty scores two goals and adds two assists to help the San Diego Sockers win their fourth consecutive Major Indoor Soccer League championship with an 8-6 victory over the Cleveland Crunch.

GOLF

World Golf Rankings

Through May 21

1. Rory McIlroy9.65

2. Luke Donald9.52

3. Lee Westwood8.27

4. Bubba Watson6.52

5. Matt Kuchar6.22

6. Hunter Mahan5.60

7. Tiger Woods5.29

8. Steve Stricker5.27

9. Martin Kaymer5.23

10. Phil Mickelson5.16

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX-Activated 3B Kevin Youkilis from the 15-day DL. Placed OF Ryan Sweeney on the 7-day DL, retroactive to May 20.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX-Placed 3B Brent Morel on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 18. Agreed to terms with INF Orlando Hudson on a one-year contract.

DETROIT TIGERS-Placed INF-OF Ryan Raburn on the bereavement list. Recalled INF Danny Worth from Toledo (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS-Selected the contract of LHP Will Smith from Omaha (PCL). Placed 2B Chris Getz on the 15-day DL. Transferred RHP Blake Wood to the 60-day DL.

MINNESOTA TWINS-Designated RHP Jason Marquis for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Cole DeVries from Rochester (IL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS-Recalled C Konrad Schmidt from Reno (PCL). Optioned LHP Patrick Corbin to Reno.

CHICAGO CUBS-Placed C Welington Castillo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 19. Recalled LHP Travis Wood from Iowa (PCL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS-Reinstated RHP Chien-Ming Wang from the 15-day DL. Placed RHP Ryan Mattheus on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 21.

Eastern League

ALTOONA CURVE-Announced LHP Jhonathan Ramos was transferred to Bradenton (FSL).

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM-Sold the contract of RHP Stephen Shackleford to Seattle (AL). Signed RHP Ian Durham and RHP Brennan Flick. Released RHP Kevin Asselin.

JOLIET SLAMMERS-Sold the contract of RHP Gaby Hernandez to Arizona (NL).

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS-Signed C Joel Carranza and RHP Nick Schreiber. Released INF Anthony Long and RHP Kyle Wahl.

United League

SAN ANGELO COLTS-Signed RHP David Phillips, Released INF Clay Calfee, INF Relly Mercurio, C Zach Crosswhite, RHP Kris Honel and RHP Francisco Cervantes. Placed RHP Gorman Romero, RHP Chris Weast and OF Rudy Wilson on the inactive list.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS-Signed DT Josh Chapman.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS-Signed WR Aaron Weaver.

MIAMI DOLPHINS-Signed WR Rishard Matthews.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS-Signed WR Jarius Wright, WR Greg Childs, DB Robert Blanton, K Blair Walsh, LB Audie Cole and DT Trevor Guyton.

OAKLAND RAIDERS-Signed QB Kyle Newhall-Caballero.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS-Signed WR Greg Ellingson.

HOCKEY

American Hockey League

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Signed F Chris Bruton to a one-year contract.

MOTORSPORTS

INDYCAR-Fined E.J. Viso's team with KV Racing Technology $25,000 for violating a rule regarding brakes during a post-qualifying inspection on May 20.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

All-MAC

First Team

C - Tom Murphy, Buffalo

1B - George Roberts, Kent State

2B - Joe Corfman, Toledo

3B - Ryan McMillan, Western Michigan

SS - Jimmy Rider, Kent State

OF - Matt Pollock, Buffalo

OF - Brent Ohrman, Eastern Michigan

OF - Matt Honchel, Miami

SP - Andrew Brown, Akron

SP - Zach Cooper, Central Michigan

SP - David Starn, Kent State

SP - Jason Moulton, Ohio

SP - Matt Kuna, Toledo

RP - Lincoln Rassi, Toledo

DH - Sam Ott, Eastern Michigan

Second Team

C - David Lyon, Kent State

C - Will Arnold, Central Michigan

1B - Kevin Bower, Miami

2B - Brian Bien, Bowling Green

3B - Ben Magsig, Eastern Michigan

SS - Jordan Dean, Central Michigan

OF - Jason Kanzler, Buffalo

OF - Tyler Hall, Central Michigan

OF - Evan Campbell, Kent State

SP - Cameron Copping, Buffalo

SP - Ryan Bores, Kent State

SP - Tyler Skulina, Kent State

SP - Ryan Wilkinson, Toledo

RP - Brian Clark, Kent State

DH - Matt Delewski, Toledo

GLANTZ-CULVER LINE

Major League Baseball

National League

FAVORITELINEUNDERDOGLINE

at Pittsburgh-110New York+100

at Milwaukee-120San Francisco+110

at Philadelphia-165Washington+155

Atlanta-120at Cincinnati+110

at Miami-150Colorado+140

at Houston-130Chicago+120

at St. Louis-210San Diego+190

at Arizona-105Los Angeles-105

American League

at Baltimore-115Boston+105

at Tampa Bay-135Toronto+125

Los Angeles-150at Oakland+140

Texas-135at Seattle+125

at New York-200Kansas City+185

Detroit-125at Cleveland+115

at Chicago-155Minnesota+145

NBA Playoffs

FAVORITELINEO/U UNDERDOG

at Philadelphia2(175 1/2) Boston

NHL Playoffs

FAVORITELINEUNDERDOGLINE

at NY Rangers-130New Jersey+110

SPORTS NOTE

ALL-STAR BASEBALL GAME: The Six County All-Star Baseball Game will be held Friday at Bryan High School at 6:30 p.m. Players from District 1 (Williams, Defiance, and Paulding counties) will play District 2 (Fulton, Henry,and Putnum counties). Tickets for adults are $3 and students $2.

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: The NAYS Toledo Regional basketball tournament to be held June 8-10 at the Premier Academy has openings for grade-based divisions for girls and boys. Information: Mark Malinowski at 419-450-5955.

OWENS SOCCER CAMPS: The Owen Express women's soccer program will offer three camp sessions. On June 25-29, a Premier Camp for more experienced players from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and a Recreational Camp for beginning and less experienced players from 2-5 p.m. for youths ages 6-13. A Goalkeeping Clinic for youth ages 8-18 is scheduled June 27-28 from 5-7 p.m. The fees for the Premier Camp or Recreational Camp is $85, while the fee for the Goalkeeping Clinic is $25. Information, call (567) 661-7935 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7935, or e-mail mary_whisler@owens.edu. or www.owensexpress.com/camps.

PREP TENNIS

Ohio Tennis Coaches Association

St. John's 3, Findlay 0

Schaible (F) leading Adusumilli 7-6, 1-1; K. Brown (SJ) def. Teatsorth 6-1, 6-0; Crawford (SJ) def. Lewis 6-1, 6-0; Mehta/R. Brown (SJ) def. Jones/ Iliff 7-5, 6-3; Mickler/Zychowicz (SJ) leading MacDonald/Roland 7-5, 5-4.

PREP LACROSSE

State tournament

Girls

WALSH JESUIT 9, ST. URSULA 7: SUA- M. Kelly 2, Joseph 2, Kumor, D. Kelly, Blanchard. Saves- Dreyer 12.

PREP SOCCER

Girls

BEDFORD 5, MONROE 1: B - Oswald, Stroud, Pirrone, Duschl, Lehmann; M - Morr



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