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Scoreboard: 8-09



COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE - Suspended N.Y. Mets minor league RHP Nicolas Debora, Chicago Cubs minor league LHP Andin Diaz, N.Y. Yankees minor league LHP Carlos Diaz and Kansas City minor league RHP Jose Geraldo 50 games for violations of Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES - Recalled RHP Miguel Socolovich from Norfolk (IL). Placed INF Ryan Flaherty on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 2.

BOSTON RED SOX - Placed RHP Vicente Padilla on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 6. Recalled RHP Clayton Mortensen from Pawtucket (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS - Placed C Yorvit Torrealba on unconditional release waivers.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES - Recalled LHP Jeff Locke from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned OF Alex Presley to Indianapolis.

SAN DIEGO PADRES - Assigned RHP Kip Wells outright to Tucson (PCL).


National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS - Signed G Marquis Teague.



National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS - Signed G Justin Wells. Placed WR Hubert Anyiam on the waived/injured list.

CHICAGO BEARS - Waived TE Draylen Ross.


NEW YORK JETS - Signed WR Joseph Collins and WR Stanley Arukwe. Waived WR Chris Forcier and RB John Griffin. Claimed RB Jeremy Stewart off waivers from Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES - Signed DT John Gill. Waived RB Jeremy Stewart.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS - Signed CB James Rogers and DT Teryl White. Waived CB Derrick Roberson. Announced DE Jayme Mitchell has left the team.

TENNESSEE TITANS - Signed S Tracy Wilson. Placed C Eugene Amano on injured reserve.


National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES - Signed F Jeff Skinner to a six-year contract extension.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS - Re-signed D Marc-Andre Bourdon to a multiyear contract extension. Agreed to terms with C Scott Laughton on an entry-level contract.

PHOENIX COYOTES - Renewed their affilation agreement with Arizona (CHL).


COLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION - Announced the addition of Albany (NY) and Stony Brook as football-only members.

ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE - Named Michael Sergi men's cross country coach.

ASSUMPTION - Named Keith Loftis men's lacrosse coach.

HOUSTON BAPTIST - Named Jeff Love assistant football coach.

LEES-MCRAE - Named Jimmy Strickland assistant trainer.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE - Promoted director of women's basketball operations Mariska Harris to assistant coach.

NORTH ALABAMA - Named Sage Woodham assistant softball coach.

PFEIFFER - Named Greg Walker men's and women's volleyball coach.

QUINNIPIAC - Signed women's ice hockey coach Rick Seeley to a contract extension through 2017.

UALR - Named Kerry Darting director of men's basketball operations.

WEST VIRGINIA - Agreed to terms with football coach Dana Holgorsen on a six-year contract.




Washington at Buffalo, 7

New Orleans at New England, 7:30

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7:30

Baltimore at Atlanta, 7:30

Green Bay at San Diego, 8

Denver at Chicago, 8:30


Tampa Bay at Miami, 7:30

N.Y. Giants at Jacksonville, 7:30

Cleveland at Detroit, 7:30

N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati, 7:30

Arizona at Kansas City, 8

Minnesota at San Francisco, 9


Houston at Carolina, 7

Tennessee at Seattle, 10



PGA Championship Tee Times

At Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Ocean Course)

Kiawah Island, S.C.

All Times EDT

Yardage: 7,776; Par: 72

First and Second Rounds


Hole 1-Hole 10

7:20 a.m.-12:30 p.m. -- Kelly Mitchum, D.A. Points, Marcel Siem

7:30 a.m.-12:40 p.m. -- John Senden, Ken Duke, Michael Frye

7:40 a.m.-12:50 p.m. -- Greg Chalmers, Spencer Levin, Michael Thompson

7:50 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Thomas Bjorn, Robert Garrigus, Charley Hoffman

8 a.m.-1:10 p.m. -- Lucas Glover, Ben Curtis, Trevor Immelman

8:10 a.m.-1:20 p.m. -- Scott Stallings, Jeev Milkha Singh, Johnson Wagner

8:20 a.m.-1:30 p.m. -- Shaun Micheel, David Toms, John Daly

8:30 a.m.-1:40 p.m. -- Bernd Wiesberger, Ryan Palmer, Robert Karlsson

8:40 a.m.-1:50 p.m. -- Alvaro Quiros, Cameron Tringale, Ryan Moore

8:50 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Tommy Gainey, Jason Day, Carl Pettersson

9 a.m.-2:10 p.m. -- Mike Small, Brian Davis, John Huh

9:10 a.m.-2:20 p.m. -- Sean O'Hair, Brian Cairns, Seung-yul Noh

9:20 a.m.-2:30 p.m. -- Ben Crane, Marty Jertson, Thongchai Jaidee

12:30 p.m.-7:20 a.m. -- Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, George McNeill, Frank Bensel

12:40 p.m.-7:30 a.m. -- Brendon de Jonge, Danny Balin, Hiroyuki Fujita

12:50 p.m.-7:40 a.m. -- John Rollins, Kyle Stanley, Francesco Molinari

1 p.m.-7:50 a.m. -- Charl Schwartzel, Rickie Fowler, Nicolas Colsaerts

1:10 p.m.-8 a.m. -- Hunter Mahan, Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia

1:20 p.m.-8:10 a.m. -- Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Ernie Els

1:30 p.m.-8:20 a.m. -- Luke Donald, Brandt Snedeker, Zach Johnson

1:40 p.m.-8:30 a.m. -- Padraig Harrington, Phil Mickelson, Davis Love III

1:50 p.m.-8:40 a.m. -- Scott Piercy, Graeme McDowell, Matt Kuchar

2 p.m.-8:50 a.m. -- Justin Rose, Paul Lawrie, Nick Watney

2:10 p.m.-9 a.m. -- K.J. Choi, Simon Dyson, Scott Verplank

2:20 p.m.-9:10 a.m. -- Mitch Lowe, Jeff Overton, Blake Adams

2:30 p.m.-9:20 a.m. -- William McGirt, Paul Scaletta, Robert Allenby

Hole 10-Hole 1

7:20 a.m.-12:30 p.m. -- Matteo Manassero, Charles Howell III, Mark Brown

7:30 a.m.-12:40 p.m. -- Pat Perez, Corey Prugh, Martin Laird

7:40 a.m.-12:50 p.m. -- Toru Taniguchi, Rory Sabbatini, Rafa Cabrera-Bello

7:50 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Jose Maria Olazabal, Branden Grace, Matt Dobyns

8 a.m.-1:10 p.m. -- Darren Clarke, Ryo Ishikawa, Gary Woodland

8:10 a.m.-1:20 p.m. -- Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Jim Furyk

8:20 a.m.-1:30 p.m. -- Jason Dufner, Paul Casey, Geoff Ogilvy

8:30 a.m.-1:40 p.m. -- Keegan Bradley, Martin Kaymer, Tiger Woods

8:40 a.m.-1:50 p.m. -- Louis Oosthuizen, Ian Poulter, Steve Stricker

8:50 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Lee Westwood, Bill Haas, Angel Cabrera

9 a.m.-2:10 p.m. -- Stewart Cink, Peter Hanson, Tim Clark

9:10 a.m.-2:20 p.m. -- Jeff Coston, Bud Cauley, Robert Rock

9:20 a.m.-2:30 p.m. -- Joost Luiten, Alan Morin, Thomas Aiken

12:30 p.m.-7:20 a.m. -- Bryce Molder, Matt Every, Bob Sowards

12:40 p.m.-7:30 a.m. -- Sang Moon Bae, Darrell Kestner, David Lynn

12:50 p.m.-7:40 a.m. -- Marcus Fraser, Jamie Donaldson, Doug Wade

1 p.m.-7:50 a.m. -- Jonathan Byrd, Anders Hansen, Aaron Baddeley

1:10 p.m.-8 a.m. -- Thorbjorn Olesen, Fredrik Jacobson, Jimmy Walker

1:20 p.m.-8:10 a.m. -- Miguel Angel Jimenez, K.T. Kim, Bo Van Pelt

1:30 p.m.-8:20 a.m. -- Y.E. Yang, Rich Beem, Vijay Singh

1:40 p.m.-8:30 a.m. -- Charlie Wi, Pablo Larrazabal, Chez Reavie

1:50 p.m.-8:40 a.m. -- Retief Goosen, Mark Brooks, Roger Chapman

2 p.m.-8:50 a.m. -- Alex Noren, Mark Wilson, George Coetzee

2:10 p.m.-9 a.m. -- Marc Leishman, Ted Potter Jr., Brian Gaffney

2:20 p.m.-9:10 a.m. -- Michael Hoey, Kevin Na, Rod Perry

2:30 p.m.-9:20 a.m. -- Brendan Jones, Bill Murchison, J.J. Henry


Major League Soccer


Houston at New York, 8


Real Salt Lake at Vancouver, 7

Toronto FC at Columbus, 7:30

D.C. United at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30

Colorado at FC Dallas, 9

Seattle FC at San Jose, 10:30


Chicago at Philadelphia, 7

Montreal at New England, 7

Los Angeles at Chivas USA, 11


Aug. 9

1936-Jesse Owens becomes the first American to win four Olympic gold medals as the United States sets a world record in the 4x100 relay at the Berlin Games. The record time of 39.8 seconds lasts for 20 years.

1981-Larry Nelson beats Fuzzy Zoeller by three strokes to take the PGA Championship.

1984-Britain's Daley Thompson wins his second Olympic decathlon with a record 8,797 points and Valerie Brisco-Hooks sets her second Olympic record with a 21.81 clocking in the 200 meters.

1987-Larry Nelson sinks a 6-foot putt in the first hole of a playoff to beat Lanny Wadkins in the PGA Championship.

1992-The Summer Olympics ends with the Unified Team holding a 112-108 lead in medals over the United States, the closest race since America won 90-86 in 1964 at Tokyo.

2001-Mike Hampton ties the NL record for pitchers with his seventh homer as the Rockies beat the Cubs 14-5. Hampton's seventh homer matches the NL mark shared by Don Drysdale (1958, 1965) and Don Newcombe (1955).

2007-Alexis Thompson becomes the youngest quarterfinalist in the 107-year history of the U.S. Women's Amateur, beating fellow 12-year-old Pearl Jin 5 and 4 in the second round and Lizette Salas 5 and 4 in the third.

2008-Mariel Zagunis leads a U.S. sweep of the women's saber fencing for the first American medals of the Beijing Games. Zagunis, the 2004 gold Olympic champion, beats Sada Jacobson 15-8 for the gold medal. Becca Ward takes the bronze.

2009-Jennifer Song becomes the second woman to win two U.S. Golf Association championships in the same year, beating Jennifer Johnson 3 and 1 in the U.S. Women's Amateur final at Old Warson. The 19-year-old Song, coming off her freshman year at Southern California, won the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links in June. Pearl Sinn is the only other woman to win two USGA titles in a year, taking the 1988 Amateur and Public Links.

2010-No American player appears in the top 10 for the first time since the men's tennis computer rankings began in 1973. Andy Roddick drops from No. 9 to No. 11 in the latest ATP rankings.



At New Orleans

Friday, Aug. 10

Philadelphia vs. Arizona, 10:30 p.m.


STEVE TOERNE, No. 14 at Riverby Hills, 132 yards, 7-iron.

JACK BRINER, No. 17 at Brandywine, 162 yards, 5-iron.


Major League Baseball

National League


at New York -130 Miami +120

at St. Louis -130 San Francisco +120

at Pittsburgh -130 Arizona +120

Cincinnati -160 at Chicago +150

Washington -185 at Houston +175

American League

at Detroit -105 New York -105

at Tampa Bay -200 Toronto +185

Boston -125 at Cleveland +115

at Baltimore -160 Kansas City +150

Preseason NFL



Washington +2 1/2 2 (34 1/2) at Buffalo

at New England 2 1/2 3 1/2 (38) New Orleans

at Philadelphia 3 PK (35) Pittsburgh

at Atlanta 3 1 1/2 (34) Baltimore

at San Diego 2 1/2 1 (38) Green Bay

at Chicago 3 2 1/2 (34 1/2) Denver


at Miami 2 1/2 2 1/2 (33 1/2) Tampa Bay

at Cincinnati 1 1/2 1 1/2 (34) N.Y. Jets

at Detroit 4 1/2 3 (36) Cleveland

at Jacksonville Pk 2 (35) N.Y. Giants

at Kansas City 3 2 1/2 (34 1/2) Arizona

at San Francisco 5 3 (34) Minnesota


at Carolina 2 2 1/2 (35 1/2) Houston

at Seattle 3 3 (35 1/2) Tennessee


St. Louis +2 1/2 1 1/2 (34) at Indianapolis


at Oakland 2 1 1/2 (35) Dallas


ATP World Tour

At Toronto

Singles, second round

Radek Stepanek d. Juan Martin del Potro (6), 6-4, 7-6 (5); Janko Tipsarevic (5) d. Mikhail Youzhny, 7-6 (2), 6-4; Marin Cilic (10) d. Marcos Baghdatis, 7-5, 6-3; Marcel Granollers d. Florian Mayer (15), 6-3, 6-4; Philipp Kohlschreiber (12) d. Fabio Fognini, 6-2, 6-2; Jeremy Chardy, d. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (3), 6-4, 7-6 (4); Richard Gasquet (14) d. Mikhail Kukushkin, 6-3, 7-5; Tomas Berdych (4) d. Julien Benneteau, 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-4; Andy Murray (2) d. Flavio Cipolla,, 6-1, 6-3. Tommy Haas d. Gilles Simon (9), 6-2, 6-3; Novak Djokovic d. Bernard Tomic, 6-2, 6-3; Sam Querrey d. Kei Nishikori (13), 6-2, 6-3.

MOREWTA Rogers Cup

At Montreal

Singles, first round

Peng Shuai d. Aravane Rezai 7-6 (5), 6-3; Christina McHale d. Arantxa Rus, Netherlands, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3; Mona Barthel d. Timea Babos, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (5); Kiki Bertens d. Nadia Petrova, Russia, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4; Eugenie Bouchard d. Shahar Peer, Israel, 3-6, 6-2, 7-5; Varvara Lepchenko d. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 6-2, 6-3.

Second round

Sara Errani (8) d. Jana Cepelova, 6-3, 6-2.

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