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Published: Wednesday, 4/3/2013

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BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Claimed RHP Robert Whitenack off waivers from the Chicago Cubs and optioned him to Akron (EL). Selected the contract of LHP Scott Kazmir from Columbus (IL). Optioned LHP Nick Hagadone to Columbus.

DETROIT TIGERS – Claimed RHP Evan Reed off waivers from Miami. Optioned RHP Evan Reed to Toledo (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES – Released LHP Clay Rapada.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Claimed RHP Will Harris off waivers from Colorado and optioned him to Sacramento (PCL). Designated RHP Josh Stinson for assignment.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Agreed to terms with C Humberto Cota on a minor league contract. Assigned OF Cody Ross to Visalia (Cal).

CHICAGO CUBS – Agreed to terms with OF Ryan Sweeney on a minor league contract.

CINCINNATI REDS – Placed OF Ryan Ludwick on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 2. Selected the contract of OF Derrick Robinson from Louisville (IL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Agreed to terms with OF Jonathan Roof and SS Jose Mojica on minor league contracts.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Sent 3B David Freese to Memphis (PCL) on a rehab assignment.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Claimed RHP Hunter Strickland off waivers from Pittsburgh and optioned him to San Jose (Cal).

American Association

AMARILLO SOX – Signed OF Cory Patton.

EL PASO DIABLOS – Signed INF Edgar Corcino.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES – Signed C Kevin Dultz.

WICHITA WINGNUTS – Released LHP Jeff Nadeau.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES – Signed LHP Allen Caldwell and RHP Patrick Keating.

Atlantic League

SUGAR LAND SKEETERS – Signed RHPs Scott Elarton and Sean Gallagher and LHP Bobby Livingston.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS – Signed C John Nester.

FRONTIER GREYS – Signed C Chris Kay.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES – Signed RHP Ryan Hartman and LHP Mike Jefferson.

JOLIET SLAMMERS – Signed RHP Seth Marcus.

ROCKFORD AVIATORS – Signed RHP Jordan Cudney and LHP Ziggie Vanderwall to contract extensions.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS – Signed C Philip Butler to a contract extension. Signed C Scott Dalrymple.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS – Signed SS Andrew Cohn.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS – Signed G Jannero Pargo for the remainder of the season.

DALLAS MAVERICKS – Signed G Josh Akognon to a 10-day contract.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES – Signed G Keyon Dooling.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL – Suspended Arizona LB Daryl Washington four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

ATLANTA FALCONS – Signed LB Brian Banks.

CINCINNATI BENGALS – Claimed QB John Skelton off waivers from Arizona.

DETROIT LIONS – Signed DT C.J. Mosley to a two-year contract.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Signed OL Tommie Draheim.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Re-signed DT Clinton McDonald to a one-year contract. Signed DT Tony McDaniel.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Agreed to terms with QB Rex Grossman on a one-year contract.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS – Released WR Cassidy Doneff, RB Nathan Riva and DE Rodney Fritz.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS – Traded LW Brandon McMillan to Phoenix for C Matthew Lombardi, and G Jeff Deslauriers to Minnesota for future considerations.

BUFFALO SABRES – Traded RW Joel Pominville and a 2014 fourth-round draft pick to Minnesota for G Matt Hackett, F Johan Larsson, a 2013 first-round draft pick and a 2014 second-round draft pick.

CALGARY FLAMES – Traded F Blake Comeau to Columbus for a 2013 fifth-round draft pick.

CAROLINA HURRICANES – Traded F Jussi Jokinen to Pittsburgh for a conditional 2013 draft pick.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Recalled F Brandon Bollig from Rockford (AHL). Traded F Rob Flick to Boston for F Maxime Sauve and assigned Sauve to Rockford.

COLORADO AVALANCHE – Traded D Ryan O'Byrne to Toronto for a 2014 fourth-round draft pick.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Traded G Steve Mason to Philadelphia for G Michael Leighton and a 2015 third-round draft pick.

DALLAS STARS – Assigned D Jordie Benn and F Colton Sceviour to Texas (AHL). Activated F Ryan Garbutt from injured reserve.

DETROIT RED WINGS – Reassigned D Ryan Sproul from Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) to Grand Rapids (AHL). Signed G Jared Coreau to a three-year, entry-level contract. Recalled D Brian Lashoff from Grand Rapids.

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Traded C Jerred Smithson to Edmonton for a 2013 fourth-round draft pick. Signed C Nick Bjugstad to an entry-level contract. Returned F Greg Rallo to San Antonio (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Signed F Danny Kristo to a two-year contract and assigned him to Hamilton (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Traded D Scott Hannan to San Jose for a conditional 2013 seventh-round draft pick, and F Michael Latta and F Martin Erat to Washington for F Filip Forsberg. Reassigned F Chris Mueller to Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Agreed to terms with D Andrey Pedan on a three-year, entry-level contract and assigned him to Bridgeport (AHL). Activated F David Ullstrom from injured reserve and loaned him to Bridgeport.

NEW YORK RANGERS – Traded RW Marian Gaborik, D Steven Delisle and D Blake Partlett to Columbus for C Derik Brassard, RW Derek Dorsett, D John Moore and a 2014 sixth-round draft pick. Assigned Fs Chris Kreider and Jesper Fast to Connecticut (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS – Traded G Ben Bishop to Tampa Bay for C Cory Conacher and a fourth-round draft pick.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – Traded G Patrick Killeen to Columbus for future considerations.

PHOENIX COYOTES – Traded F Steve Sullivan to New Jersey for a 2014 seventh-round draft pick, and F Raffi Torres to San Jose for a 2013 third-round draft pick.

ST. LOUIS BLUES – Signed F Dmitrij Jaskin to a three-year, entry-level contract and assigned him to Peoria. Traded D Wade Redden to Boston for a conditional 2014 draft pick.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Recalled Fs Dana Tyrell and Brett Connolly from Syracuse (AHL). Reassigned Fs Mike Angelidis and Ondrej Palat, D Andrej Sustr and G Cedrick Desjardins to Syracuse.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS – Reassigned F David Broll and D Stuart Percy to Toronto (AHL).

WINNIPEG JETS – Claimed F Mike Santorelli off waivers from Florida. Signed D Jacob Trouba. Recalled F Aaron Gagnon from St. John's (AHL). Reassigned F Patrice Cormier to St. John's.

American Hockey League

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS – Signed RW Zach Budish to an amateur tryout contract.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS – Returned F Alden Hirschfeld to South Carolina (ECHL).

ECHL

ECHL – Suspended Greenville F Jason Wilson one game. Fined Elmira F Kevin Harvey an undisclosed amount.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

D.C. UNITED – Loaned G Andrew Dykstra, F Casey Townsend, D/M Taylor Kemp, F Michael Seaton and M Conor Shanosky to Richmond (A-League).

COLLEGE

BIG EAST CONFERENCE – Announced it will be renamed the American Athletic Conference.

BOISE STATE – Agreed to terms with men's basketball coach Leon Rice on a two-year contract extension.

BUCKNELL – Named John Bowes linebackers and special teams coach, Eric Wicks defensive backs coach and Matt Applebaum offensive line coach.

CALIFORNIA – Announced G Allen Crabbe will enter the NBA draft.

CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE – Named Reggie Theus men's basketball coach.

CLEMSON – Named Graham Neff associate athletic director for business operations and chief financial officer and Steve Duzan associate athletic director for athletic academic services.

GEORGE WASHINGTON – Announced men's basketball G Lasan Kromah will transfer.

KANSAS – Announced men's basketball G Rio Adams will transfer.

MINNESOTA DULUTH – Named Josh Berlo director of athletics.

PITTSBURGH – Announced C Steven Adams will enter the NBA draft.

RUTGERS – Fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice.

SIENA – Named Jimmy Patsos men's basketball coach.

TEXAS A&M – Announced C Kelly Bone will enter the WNBA draft.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Men

NCAA Tournament

FINAL FOUR

At The Georgia Dome

Atlanta

National Semifinals

Saturday

Louisville (33-5) vs. Wichita State (30-8), 6 p.m.

Michigan (30-7) vs. Syracuse (30-9), 8:30 p.m.

National Championship

Monday, April 8

Semifinal winners, 9 p.m.

NIT

At Madison Square Garden

New York

Tuesday

Baylor 76, BYU 70

Iowa 71, Maryland 60

Championship

Today

Baylor (22-14) vs. Iowa (25-12), 9 p.m.

CBI

Championship Series

(Best-of-3)

Wednesday

George Mason 73, Santa Clara 66

Friday

Santa Clara (25-12) at George Mason (22-15), 7 p.m.

Women

NCAA Tournament

FINAL FOUR

At New Orleans Arena

New Orleans

National Semifinals

Sunday, April 7

Louisville (28-8) vs. California (32-3), 6:30 p.m.

Notre Dame (35-1) vs. Connecticut (33-4), 8:30 p.m.

National Championship

Tuesday, April 9

Semifinal winners, 7:30 p.m.

WNIT

Semifinals

Wednesday

Drexel 67, Florida 57

Utah 54, Kansas State 46, OT

Championship

Semifinal winners, Saturday, 3 p.m.

NHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 28 10 10 56 125 94

N.Y. Rangers 18 15 18 39 88 87

New Jersey 15 12 21 39 89 100

N.Y. Islanders 18 16 19 39 108 115

Philadelphia 16 17 20 35 100 111

Northeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 23 8 13 51 114 89

Boston 23 8 12 50 100 77

Toronto 20 12 16 44 112 100

Ottawa 19 11 17 44 91 79

Buffalo 14 17 23 34 98 114

Southeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Winnipeg 18 18 20 38 93 115

Washington 17 17 19 36 107 104

Carolina 16 17 19 34 96 106

Tampa Bay 15 18 20 32 112 106

Florida 12 19 25 30 91 127

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 27 5 8 57 119 76

Detroit 18 13 18 41 94 94

St. Louis 18 14 16 38 98 94

Nashville 15 14 22 38 92 100

Columbus 15 14 21 37 87 97

Northwest Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Minnesota 21 12 14 44 98 90

Vancouver 19 11 17 44 94 93

Edmonton 15 13 20 37 91 96

Calgary 13 17 21 30 94 118

Colorado 12 20 24 28 87 114

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 24 7 12 53 111 90

Los Angeles 20 13 16 43 104 91

San Jose 18 11 17 42 88 86

Phoenix 15 15 21 36 97 102

Dallas 16 16 19 35 94 107

Wednesday

Philadelphia 5, Montreal 3

N.Y. Rangers 6, Pittsburgh 1

Edmonton at Calgary, 10

Dallas at Anaheim, 10

Minnesota at San Jose, 10:30

Tuesday

N.Y. Islanders 5, Winnipeg 2

Boston 3, Ottawa 2

Washington 5, Carolina 3

Buffalo 4, Pittsburgh 1

Florida 3, Tampa Bay 2, SO

Nashville 3, Colorado 1

Phoenix 3, Los Angeles 1

Today

New Jersey at Boston, 7

Philadelphia at Toronto, 7

N.Y. Islanders at Washington, 7

Tampa Bay at Carolina, 7

Winnipeg at Montreal, 7:30

Columbus at Nashville, 8

St. Louis at Chicago, 8:30

Detroit at Phoenix, 10

Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10:30

Edmonton at Vancouver, 10:30

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 48 26 .649 —

Brooklyn 43 31 .581 5

Boston 39 36 .520 91/2

Philadelphia 30 44 .405 18

Toronto 28 47 .373 201/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 58 16 .784 —

Atlanta 42 34 .553 17

Washington 28 47 .373 301/2

Orlando 19 56 .253 391/2

Charlotte 18 57 .240 401/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 48 27 .640 —

Chicago 40 33 .548 7

Milwaukee 36 38 .486 111/2

Detroit 25 51 .329 231/2

Cleveland 22 52 .297 251/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 55 19 .743 —

Memphis 50 24 .676 5

Houston 41 33 .554 14

Dallas 36 38 .486 19

New Orleans 26 48 .351 29

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 54 20 .730 —

Denver 50 24 .676 4

Utah 39 36 .520 151/2

Portland 33 41 .446 21

Minnesota 28 46 .378 26

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 49 26 .653 —

Golden State 42 32 .568 61/2

L.A. Lakers 39 36 .520 10

Sacramento 27 47 .365 211/2

Phoenix 23 51 .311 251/2

Wednesday

Toronto 88, Washington 78

Brooklyn 113, Cleveland 95

Charlotte 88, Philadelphia 83

New York 95, Atlanta 82

Boston 98, Detroit 93

Minnesota 107, Milwaukee 98

Orlando at San Antonio, 8:30

Denver at Utah, 9

Memphis at Portland, 10

Houston at Sacramento, 10

New Orleans at Golden State, 10:30

Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, 10:30

Today

Chicago at Brooklyn, 7

Dallas at Denver, 9

San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 9:30

Friday

Milwaukee at New York, 7:30

Cleveland at Boston, 7:30

Philadelphia at Atlanta, 7:30

Oklahoma City at Indiana, 8

Toronto at Minnesota, 8

Orlando at Chicago, 8

Miami at Charlotte, 8

New Orleans at Utah, 9

Dallas at Sacramento, 10

Golden State at Phoenix, 10

Houston at Portland, 10:30

Memphis at L.A. Lakers, 10:30

Brooklyn 28 38 29 18 – 113

Cleveland 20 16 32 27 – 95

Brooklyn: Evans 3-5 2-6 8, Bogans 0-5 0-0 0, Lopez 4-9 6-6 14, Brooks 12-16 2-2 27, Williams 8-14 4-4 24, Watson 4-6 0-0 12, Humphries 1-3 0-0 2, Stackhouse 4-6 0-0 9, Blatche 5-7 1-2 11, Taylor 1-3 2-2 4, Teletovic 1-2 0-0 2, Shengelia 0-0 0-0 0, Joseph 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 43-76 17-22 113.

Cleveland: Gee 3-8 2-2 9, Thompson 4-11 0-1 8, Zeller 5-9 4-5 14, Ellington 2-8 0-0 5, Irving 5-16 5-6 16, Speights 7-13 2-2 16, Gibson 1-6 2-2 4, Walton 1-5 0-0 2, Livingston 1-2 2-2 4, Miles 3-4 4-4 11, Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Quinn 0-2 2-2 2, Casspi 2-5 0-0 4. Totals 34-89 23-26 95.

Note: 3-points Goal – Brooklyn 10-21 (Williams 4-6, Bogans 0-5, Watson 4-4, Brooks 1-3, Stackhouse 1-2, Taylor 0-1), Cleveland 4-14 (Ellington 1-3, Gee 1-2, Irving 1-2, Gibson 0-2, Casspi 0-2, Miles 1-1, Quinn 0-1, Walton 0-1). Fouled Out – None. Rebounds – Brooklyn 44 (Evans 18), Cleveland 36 (Speights 10). Assists – Brooklyn 31 (Williams 8), Cleveland 18 (Irving 6). Total Fouls – Brooklyn 20, Cleveland 17. Technicals – None.A – 14,863.

Detroit 30 14 23 26 – 93

Boston 25 29 20 24 – 98

Detroit: Monroe 11-22 2-3 24, Singler 3-7 1-2 7, Drummond 4-6 0-3 8, Knight 2-10 2-2 7, Stuckey 5-16 11-15 22, Jerebko 6-10 5-5 19, Middleton 1-2 0-0 2, Villanueva 2-17 0-0 4, English 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 34-93 21-30 93.

Boston: Bass 6-8 5-6 17, Pierce 5-14 6-6 17, Wilcox 1-2 0-0 2, Green 13-19 5-7 34, Bradley 5-8 0-0 11, Terry 3-8 2-2 10, Lee 0-4 0-0 0, Randolph 1-1 0-0 2, Williams 1-2 0-0 2, Crawford 1-5 1-1 3. Totals 36-71 19-22 98.

Note: 3-points Goal – Detroit 4-24 (Villanueva 0-8, Stuckey 1-6, Jerebko 2-3, Knight 1-3, Monroe 0-1, Singler 0-1, English 0-1, Middleton 0-1), Boston 7-20 (Terry 2-6, Pierce 1-6, Green 3-4, Lee 0-2, Bradley 1-1, Crawford 0-1). Fouled Out – None. Rebounds – Detroit 52 (Monroe 17), Boston 34 (Bass 7). Assists – Detroit 20 (Villanueva 5), Boston 20 (Pierce 5). Total Fouls – Detroit 20, Boston 26. Technicals – None.A – 18,624.

Leaders

THROUGH TUESDAY

Scoring

G FG FT PTS AVG

Durant, OKC 74 668 632 2097 28.3

Anthony, NYK 60 573 386 1675 27.9

Bryant, LAL 73 690 469 1973 27.0

James, MIA 72 727 382 1937 26.9

Harden, HOU 70 525 609 1817 26.0

Westbrook, OKC 74 604 420 1714 23.2

Curry, GOL 70 553 241 1583 22.6

Wade, MIA 66 549 294 1409 21.3

Aldridge, POR 69 593 263 1451 21.0

Parker, SAN 62 505 264 1298 20.9

Ellis, MIL 73 540 259 1414 19.4

Lopez, BRO 66 504 258 1266 19.2

Lillard, POR 74 499 241 1408 19.0

Pierce, BOS 72 450 316 1352 18.8

Lee, GOL 71 541 232 1314 18.5

Holiday, PHX 69 511 166 1269 18.4

Williams, BRO 70 430 270 1279 18.3

Griffin, LAC 73 533 263 1333 18.3

Gay, TOR 67 467 218 1221 18.2

George, IND 74 476 207 1323 17.9

FOOTBALL

Arena League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Iowa 2 0 0 1.000 111 75

San Antonio 0 1 0 .000 42 47

Chicago 0 2 0 .000 102 139

West Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Arizona 2 0 0 1.000 143 101

San Jose 2 0 0 1.000 112 104

Spokane 2 0 0 1.000 143 102

Utah 1 1 0 .500 113 110

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

South Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Jacksonville 2 0 0 1.000 125 90

New Orleans 1 1 0 .500 85 93

Tampa Bay 1 1 0 .500 124 111

Orlando 0 2 0 .000 107 116

Eastern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 0 1 0 .000 52 66

Cleveland 0 2 0 .000 88 136

Pittsburgh 0 2 0 .000 68 125

SUNDAY

Spokane 76, Chicago 61

FRIDAY

Spokane at Iowa, 8:05 p.m.

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

SATURDAY

Jacksonville at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Orlando, 7:30 p.m.

San Jose at Arizona, 8:30 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Utah, 10 p.m.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Montreal 4 1 0 12 6 4

Houston 3 1 0 9 8 4

Sporting KC 2 1 2 8 6 3

Columbus 2 1 1 7 7 4

Philadelphia 2 2 0 6 5 6

New York 1 2 2 5 6 7

Toronto FC 1 2 1 4 5 6

D.C. United 1 2 1 4 2 4

New England 1 2 1 4 1 2

Chicago 0 3 1 1 1 9

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

FC Dallas 4 1 0 12 8 5

Chivas USA 3 1 1 10 10 7

Los Angeles 2 0 2 8 8 3

Real Salt Lake 2 2 1 7 5 5

San Jose 2 2 1 7 4 6

Vancouver 2 2 0 6 5 5

Portland 0 1 3 3 7 8

Colorado 0 3 2 2 4 7

Seattle 0 3 1 1 2 5

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

Friday

D.C. United at Sporting KC, 8:30

Saturday

FC Dallas at Toronto FC, 4

Philadelphia at Columbus, 5

Real Salt Lake at Colorado, 7:30

Los Angeles 0, Montreal 0, PP

Houston at Portland, 10:30

Vancouver at San Jose, 10:30

ECHL

Playoffs

CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS

BEST OF 7

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Toledo vs. Cincinnati

Friday, April 5: Cincinnati at Toledo, 7:35 p.m.

Saturday, April 6: Cincinnati at Toledo, 7:35 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10: Toledo at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m.

Friday, April 12: Toledo at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 13: Toledo at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 16: Cincinnati at Toledo, 7:35 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 17: Toledo at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m.

Reading vs. Greenville

Friday, April 5: Greenville at Reading, 7:05 p.m.

Saturday, April 6: Greenville at Reading, 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10: Reading at Greenville, 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 11: Reading at Greenville, 7 p.m.

x-Sunday, April 14: Reading at Greenville, 4 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 16: Greenville at Reading, 7:05 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 17: Greenville at Reading, 7:05 p.m.

Florida vs. Elmira

Friday, April 5: Elmira at Florida, 7:35 p.m.

Saturday, April 6: Elmira at Florida, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10: Florida at Elmira, 7:05 p.m.

Friday, April 12: Florida at Elmira, 7:05 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 13: Florida at Elmira, 7:05 p.m.

x-Monday, April 15: Elmira at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 17: Elmira at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

Gwinnett vs. South Carolina

Friday, April 5: South Carolina at Gwinnett, 7:35 p.m.

Saturday, April 6: South Carolina at Gwinnett, 7:35 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10: Gwinnett at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m.

Friday, April 12: Gwinnett at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 13: Gwinnett at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 16: South Carolina at Gwinnett, 7:05 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 17: South Carolina at Gwinnett, 7:05 p.m.

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Ontario vs. Utah

Tuesday, April 2: Utah at Ontario, 10 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3: Utah at Ontario, 10 p.m.

Friday, April 5: Ontario at Utah, 9:05 p.m.

Saturday, April 6: Ontario at Utah, 9:05 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 9: Ontario at Utah, 9:05 p.m.

x-Friday, April 12: Utah at Ontario, 10 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 13: Utah at Ontario, 9 p.m.

Stockton vs. Las Vegas

Friday, April 5: Las Vegas at Stockton, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 6: Las Vegas at Stockton, 10:30 p.m.

Monday, April 8: Stockton at Las Vegas, 10:05 p.m.

Tuesday, April 9: Stockton at Las Vegas, 10:05 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 10: Stockton at Las Vegas, 10:05 p.m.

x-Friday, April 12: Las Vegas at Stockton, 10:30 p.m.

x-Sunday, April 14: Las Vegas at Stockton, 7 p.m.

Idaho vs. Colorado

Wednesday, April 3: Colorado at Idaho, 9:10 p.m.

Thursday, April 4: Colorado at Idaho, 9:10 p.m.

Saturday, April 6: Idaho at Colorado, 9:05 p.m.

Sunday, April 7: Idaho at Colorado, 9:05 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 9: Idaho at Colorado, 9:05 p.m.

x-Friday, April 12: Colorado at Idaho, 9:10 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 13: Colorado at Idaho, 9:10 p.m.

Alaska vs. San Francisco

Friday, April 5: San Francisco at Alaska, 11:15 p.m.

Saturday, April 6: San Francisco at Alaska, 11:15 p.m.

Thursday, April 11: Alaska at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.

Friday, April 12: Alaska at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 13: Alaska at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 16: San Francisco at Alaska, 11:15 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 17: San Francisco at Alaska, 11:15 p.m.

BASEBALL

International League

WEDNESDAY

No games scheduled

TODAY

Toledo at Louisville, 6:35 p.m.

Rochester at Buffalo, 2:05 p.m.

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

Durham at Norfolk, 7:05 p.m.

Columbus at Indianapolis, 7:05 p.m.

Charlotte at Gwinnett, 7:05 p.m.

Syracuse at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m.

SPORTLIGHT

April 4

1937–Byron Nelson shoots a 283 to win the Masters by two strokes over Ralph Guldahl.

1938–Henry Picard beats Ralph Guldahl and Harry Cooper by two strokes to capture the Masters.

1983–Lorenzo Charles scores on a dunk after Derek Whittenburg's 35-foot desperation shot falls short to give North Carolina State a 54-52 triumph over Houston in the NCAA championship.

1986–Edmonton's Wayne Gretzky breaks his own NHL single-season points record with three assists to increase his total to 214. He scored 212 points in 1981-82.

1987–New York's Denis Potvin, the highest-scoring defenseman in NHL history, scores his 1,000th point.

1988–Danny Manning scores 31 points and grabs 18 rebounds as Kansas wins its second NCAA championship with an 83-79 victory over Oklahoma.

1993–Sheryl Swoopes shatters the women's championship game record by scoring 47 points to lead Texas Tech to an 84-82 victory over Ohio State.

1993–Mario Andretti, at 53, wins the Valvoline 200 in Phoenix to become the oldest driver to win an Indy car race and the first driver to win a race in four different decades.

1994–Arkansas wins its first men's national championship with a 76-72 victory over Duke, depriving the Blue Devils of a third title in four years.

1998–Mark McGwire ties Willie Mays' National League record by hitting a home run in each of his first four games. McGwire launches a towering three-run shot in the sixth inning of an 8-6 victory over the San Diego

2001–Hideo Nomo becomes the fourth pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter in both leagues in Boston's 3-0 victory over Baltimore. Nomo joins Cy Young, Jim Bunning and Nolan Ryan as the only pitchers to accomplish the feat.

2003–Toronto's Lenny Wilkens sets the NBA record for most career losses when the Raptors lose to the Spurs 124-98. Wilkens, in his 30th year as an NBA coach, was already the winningest coach in league history with 1,292 victories.

2003–Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs becomes the 18th player to hit 500 career homers, connecting for a solo shot in a 10-9 loss to Cincinnati.

2005–Dmitri Young becomes the third player to hit three homers on opening day to lead Detroit over the Kansas City Royals 11-2.

2005–North Carolina defeats Illinois to win the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship. Sean May has 26 points and the Tar Heels don't allow a basket over the final 2 1/2 minutes to defeat Illinois 75-70.

2010–Yani Tseng shoots a 4-under 68 to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship for her second major title. Tseng, of Taiwan, finishes at 13-under 275 at Mission Hills to hold off Suzann Pettersen by one stroke.

2011–Kemba Walker scores 16 points and Alex Oriakhi has 11 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots to lead Connecticut to a 53-41 win over Butler in the men's NCAA championship game. UConn coach Jim Calhoun wins his third national championship, something only four other coaches have done.

GLANTZ-CULVER LINE

Major League Baseball

National League

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE

at Pittsburgh -140 Chicago +130

at New York -145 San Diego +135

at Washington -260 Miami +230

at Atlanta -130 Philadelphia +120

American League

Detroit -140 at Minnesota +130

at Chicago -120 Kansas City +110

at Tampa Bay -135 Baltimore +125

at Oakland -135 Seattle +125

at New York -120 Boston +110

at Toronto -170 Cleveland +160

Interleague

at Cincinnati -130 Los Angeles +120

NCAA Basketball Tournament

Saturday

Final Four

At Atlanta

FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG

Michigan 2 (131) Syracuse

Louisville 10½ (131½) Wichita St.

Tonight

NIT

Championship

At New York

Baylor Pk (141) Iowa

NBA

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

at Brooklyn 4½ Chicago

at Denver 6 Dallas

at Oklahoma City 7 San Antonio

NHL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE

at Carolina -130 Tampa Bay +110

at Boston -185 New Jersey +165

at Washington -130 N.Y. Islanders +110

at Toronto -140 Philadelphia +120

at Montreal -170 Winnipeg +150

at Nashville -150 Columbus +130

at Chicago -165 St. Louis +145

at Phoenix -130 Detroit +110

at Vancouver -180 Edmonton +160

at Los Angeles -200 Minnesota +170

SPORTS NOTE

RECRUITING SEMINAR: Deon Thompson, a BCSN analyst and the father of Ohio State football signee Jayme Thompson, will host a seminar on April 20 to guide parents and athletes through the college recruiting process. Panelists include recruiting experts, parents of college athletes and recruits, and BCSN's Tom Cole. The event runs from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Toledo Botanical Garden Conference Center on 5403 Elmer Dr. Pre-registration is $50.00, which is good for two attendees and a seminar workbook. Registration at the door is $75.00. For more information or to register, contact Deon Thompson at dtjayme94@gmail.com.

TENNIS

Family Circle Cup

Charleston, United States

WTA

Singles

Second Round

Madison Keys, United States, d. Grace Min, United States, 6-4, 6-3.

Caroline Wozniacki (2), Denmark, d. Silvia Soler-Espinosa, Spain, 6-1, 6-1.

Julia Goerges (10), Germany, d. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 6-2, 0-6, 6-3.

Andrea Petkovic, Germany, d. Vania King, United States, 7-5, 6-4.

Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, d. Laura Robson (16), England, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

Mallory Burdette, United States, d. Sabine Lisicki (15), Germany, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5.

Lucie Safarova (6), Czech Republic, d. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Croatia, 7-5, 6-1.

Samantha Stosur (3), Australia, d. Marina Erakovic, New Zealand, 6-1, 6-2.

Jelena Jankovic (9), Serbia, d. Caroline Garcia, France, 5-7, 7-6 (12-10), 6-3.

Monterrey Open

Monterrey, Mexico

WTA

Singles

Second Round

Ayumi Morita (8), Japan, d. Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3).

Urszula Radwanska (7), Poland, d. Donna Vekic, Croatia, 6-4, 6-1.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (5), Russia, d. Tereza Mrdeza, Croatia, 6-1, 6-1.

prep baseball

Maumee 121 021 0 - 7 ?8 3

St. John's 041 001 2 - 8 10 3

WP: J. Scott. LP: Brown. C. Scott (SJ) 2-4, 3 RBI.

Anthony Wayne 001 010 0 - 2 5 0

Seymour (TN) 002 011 x - 4 4 2

WP: Legie. LP: Schwerer.

Patrick Henry 333 340 - 16 13 2

Van Buren 001 120 - ?4 ?4 1

WP: Peterson. LP: Jacobs. Hoops 3-5, 4 RBI

Delta 311 600 0 - 11 11 4

Evergreen 021 441 x - 12 ?7 4

WP: Dowling. LP: Mattimore.

Woodmore 102 032 0 - 8 13 0

Hopewell-Loudon 130 001 0 - 5 ?9 3

WP: Burner. LP: Imes

Waite 500 100 00 - 6 7 6

Swanton 000 105 01 - 7 7 3

WP: Nyler. LP: Murphy. Harlett (S) 2-5, 2 RBI.

Eastwood 200 002 0 - 4 7 2

Springfield 140 003 x - 8 7 1

WP: Case. LP: Schmeltz. Petiniot (S) 2-3, RBI

Lake 110 200 1 - 5 8 1

North Baltimore 000 000 0 - 0 2 3

WP: Blank. LP: Watson. Walsh (L) 2-2, RBI.

Genoa 214 002 0 - 9 9 5

Fremont St. Joseph 200 120 0 - 5 4 2

WP: Reinhart. LP: Yeckley. Hayes (G) 2-4, 2 RBI.

Lima Senior 010 00 - ?1 ?2 6

Marion Harding 760 1x - 14 10 1

WP: Endsley. LP: Wilcut. Endsley 2-3, 3 RBI.

Central Catholic 000 000 0 - 0 4 2

Melbourne CC (Fla.) 000 400 x - 7 8 1

WP: Smith. LP: Gstalder. Gstalder (CC) 1-2.

Central Catholic 101 000 3 - 5 8 1

Eau Gallie (Fla.) 001 020 3 - 6 6 2

WP: Tezon. LP: Sullivan. Weber (CC) 2-3, RBI

prep softball

Clyde (10)30 41 -- 18 13 0

St. Ursula 000 00 -- 0 0 3

WP: Zerman. LP: Ott. Miracle (C), 3-4, HR, 5 RBI.

Otsego 111 100 3 - 7 11 2

North Baltimore 104 102 x - 8 ?8 1

WP: Hernandez. LP: Asmus.

Lake 100 000 1 - 2 ?8 1

Oak Harbor 000 270 x - 9 13 1

WP: Durivage. LP: Lee. Stokes (OH) 3-4, 2 RBI.

Gibsonburg 265 01 - 14 14 0

Fostoria St. Wendelin 000 00 - ?0 ?4 5

WP: Fisher. LP: Reiter. Sneider(G) 3-4, HR, 3 RBI

Notre Dame 200 020 - ?4 ?7 2

Springfield 070 017 - 15 14 4

WP: B. Buck. LP: Inman. Mathewson (S) 4-5, 3 RBI

Fostoria 000 00 - ?0 ?3 1

Maumee 001 27 - 10 11 1

WP: Uscilowski. LP: Moore. Patterson (M) 2-3, 3 RBI.

Swanton 100 112 0 - 5 8 1

Northwood 110 000 1 - 3 3 4

WP: A. Lawson. LP: Seibert. Barker (S) 1-4, HR, 2 RBI.

Central Catholic 000 000 0 - 0 3 1

Viera (Fla.) 010 000 0 - 1 4 1

WP: Breeden. LP: Cubberly. Ceglio (CC) 2-2.

GOLF

World Golf Ranking

Through April 3

1. Tiger Woods 11.75

2. Rory McIlroy 10.87

3. Justin Rose 7.01

4. Luke Donald 6.69

5. Brandt Snedeker 6.29

6. Louis Oosthuizen 6.06

7. Adam Scott 5.70

8. Steve Stricker 5.69

9. Matt Kuchar 5.30

10. Phil Mickelson 5.25

11. Keegan Bradley 5.22

12. Ian Poulter 5.18

13. Lee Westwood 5.13

14. Bubba Watson 5.09

15. Charl Schwartzel 4.94

16. Sergio Garcia 4.85

17. Graeme McDowell 4.80

18. Jason Dufner 4.64

19. Dustin Johnson 4.64

20. Webb Simpson 4.47

21. Hunter Mahan 4.32

22. Peter Hanson 4.27

23. Nick Watney 4.00

24. Ernie Els 3.91

25. Bo Van Pelt 3.72

26. Jim Furyk 3.56

27. Zach Johnson 3.48

28. Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 3.46

29. Rickie Fowler 3.46

30. Bill Haas 3.42

31. Martin Kaymer 3.29

32. Branden Grace 3.19

33. Jamie Donaldson 3.17

34. Paul Lawrie 3.05

35. Carl Pettersson 3.04

36. Francesco Molinari 2.99

37. Scott Piercy 2.98

38. Robert Garrigus 2.97

39. Jason Day 2.97

40. Thorbjorn Olesen 2.87

41. Nicolas Colsaerts 2.78

42. Henrik Stenson 2.77

43. George Coetzee 2.66

44. Ryan Moore 2.57

45. Michael Thompson 2.57

46. Matteo Manassero 2.52

47. Fredrik Jacobson 2.47

48. John Senden 2.41

49. Richard Sterne 2.39

50. Russell Henley 2.37

prep tennis

PERRYSBURG 4, CLAY 1

Schorsch (P) d. DeMeo, 6-0, 6-0; Weider (P) d. Klewer, 6-0, 6-0; Laurer d. Lutz 6-0, 6-2; Brown/Vincent (C) d. Freeman/Balibera, 6-2, 6-4; Weider/Shah (P) d. Okey/Czisck, 6-2, 7-6.

PERRYSBURG 3, LIMA SHAWNEE 2

Schorsch (P) d. Barton 6-0, 6-0; Weider (P) d. Rajasekaran, 6-0, 6-1; Laurer (P) d. Avvari, 7-6, 6-1; Thomas/Jones (LS) d. Freeman/Balibera, 6-3, 6-0; Jeffinghoft/Battula (LS) d. Weider/Shah, 6-2, 6-0.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Toledo 000 001 -- 1 5 1

Dayton 000 33x -- 9 7 0

WP-English. LP-Gooding. McCarthy (T) 2-3, RBI, HR.

Toledo 011 050 3 -- 10 12 1

Dayton 004 100 0 --5 7 2

WP--Gooding. LP--Isaacson. Tobias (T), 2-3, 2 RBI.



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