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Scoreboard: 7/25

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

MLB–Suspended Cleveland minor league SS Rubiel Martinez (DSL Indians) and New York Yankees minor league LHP Anderson Severino (DSL Yankees) 50 games each after testing positive for metabolites of stanozolol.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX–Signed 2B Dustin Pedroia to an eight-year contract beginning in 2014 and continuing through the 2021 season.

MINNESOTA TWINS–Placed C Joe Mauer on the paternity list. Recalled C Drew Butera from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES–Placed INF Luis Cruz on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 23. Recalled INF David Adams from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS–Selected INF Adam Rosales from Sacramento (PCL). Designated INF Vinnie Catricala for assignment.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS–Activated OF David DeJesus from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Dave Sappelt to Iowa (PCL).

LOS ANGELES DODGERS–Reinstated LHP Ted Lilly from the 15-day DL. Placed OF Matt Kemp on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 22.

International League

DURHAM BULLS–Added OF Kevin Kiermaier to the roster from Montgomery (SL). Sent OF Evan Frey to Montgomery.

Eastern League

TRENTON THUNDER–Announced INF Jose Pirela was assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) and INF Dan Fiorito was assigned to the team from Tampa (FSL).

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS–Signed RHP Reyes Dorado. Released LHP Drew Coffey and C Ivan Villaescusa.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS–Signed LHP Blake Monar. Released LHP Rich Hawkins and LHP Christian Kowalchuk.

FRONTIER GREYS–Signed INF Nick DelGuidice.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS–Signed RHP Dan Goldstein.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

DALLAS MAVERICKS–Signed G Ricky Ledo.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS–Waived F-C Dwayne Jones, G Scott Machado and G Kevin Murphy.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS–Placed LB Dan Giordano on the PUP list. Waived/failed physical LB Tim Fugger.

ATLANTA FALCONS–Signed QB Sean Renfree. Agreed to terms with CB Desmond Trufant on a four-year contract.

CLEVELAND BROWNS–Signed FB Brock Bolen and LB Justin Cole. Waived OL Dominic Alford and WR Kennan Davis.

DALLAS COWBOYS–Released WR Lavasier Tuinei. Signed DT Landon Cohen and DE George Selvie.

DETROIT LIONS–Signed WR Chaz Schilens.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS–Agreed to terms with LB Bjoern Werner.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS–Claimed S Ray Polk off waivers from Seattle.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS–Signed WR Mike Williams to a six-year contract. Signed G Jeremy Lewis. Placed RB Jeff Demps on the reserve/did not report list. Activated P Michael Koenen from the reserve/non-football injury list. Placed K Connor Barth on the reserve/non-football injury list. Activated TE Luke Stocker and DE Markus White from the PUP list.

TENNESSEE TITANS–Signed RB Jackie Battle and TE DeMarco Cosby. Waived RB Alvester Alexander and QB Nathan Enderle.

Canadian Football League

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS–Signed LB Brandon Isaac.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS–Agreed to terms with F Brad Winchester on a one-year contract.

DALLAS STARS–Named James Patrick assistant coach.

FLORIDA PANTHERS–Agreed to terms with C Scott Timmins on a one-year contract.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS–Signed D Paul Ranger to a one-year contract. Promoted video analyst Chris Dennis to assistant coach.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS–Named Pace Sagester media relations manager.

ECHL

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS–Signed C Gary Steffes.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC–Waived F Sammy Ochoa.

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS–Signed F Kenny Miller to a six-month contract extension.

COLLEGE

BAYLOR–Named Kassi Duncan and Emily Maike acrobatics & tumbling assistant coaches.

FORDHAM–Named John Krasinski assistant athletic director for athletic performance and Zac Conner assistant strength and conditioning coach.

GEORGE WASHINGTON–Named Maria Fuccillo women's assistant tennis coach.

INDIANA STATE–Promoted assistant coach Brian Sheppard to offensive coordinator.

RANDOLPH-MACON–Named Katie Gebhard women's assistant soccer coach.

SAN FRANCISCO–Named Seth Etherton pitching coach.

ST. AUGUSTINE'S–Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach Lonnie Blow, Jr. to accept the same position at Virginia State.

TENNIS

Croatia Open

Umag, Croatia

Singles

Second Round

Fabio Fognini (3), Italy, d. Thiemo de Bakker, Netherlands, 7-5, 6-3.

Martin Klizan (6), Slovakia, d. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (3).

Gael Monfils, France, d. Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, 6-3, 6-1.

Albert Montanes, Spain, d. Richard Gasquet (1), France, 6-4, 6-4.

Doubles

First Round

Frantisek Cermak, Czech Republic, and Lukas Dlouhy (1), Czech Republic, d. Jan Hajek, Czech Republic, and Jaroslav Levinsky, Czech Republic, 6-2, 7-6 (3).

Nicholas Monroe, United States, and Simon Stadler (3), Germany, d. Michail Elgin, Russia, and Philipp Marx, Germany, 6-3, 6-4.

Swiss Open

Gstaad, Switzerland

Singles

Second Round

Juan Monaco (4), Argentina, d. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 6-1, 6-2.

Feliciano Lopez (5), Spain, d. Andrey Kuznetsov, Russia, 6-4, 6-3.

Mikhail Youzhny (6), Russia, d. Pablo Andujar, Spain, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.

Stanislas Wawrinka (2), Switzerland, d. Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, 7-5, 7-6 (4).

Doubles

First Round

Florin Mergea, Romania, and Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, d. Marco Chiudinelli, Switzerland, and Henri Laaksonen, Switzerland, 6-2, 6-4.

Quarterfinals

Pablo Andujar, Spain, and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, d. Dustin Brown, Germany, and Paul Hanley (4), Australia, 6-3, 6-1.

Baku Cup

Baku, Azerbaijan

Singles

First Round

Chanelle Scheepers (3), South Africa, d. Andrea Hlavackova, Czech Republic, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan, d. Polona Hercog (6), Slovenia, 7-6 (7), 4-6, 6-3.

Elina Svitolina (7), Ukraine, d. Aleksandra Krunic, Serbia, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.

Kateryna Kozlova, Ukraine, d. Eleni Daniilidou, Greece, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.

Second Round

Ons Jabeur, Tunisia, d. Bojana Jovanovski (1), Serbia, 6-2, 7-5.

Donna Vekic (2), Croatia, d. Tetyana Arefyeva, Ukraine, 6-1, 6-2.

Alexandra Cadantu (4), Romania, d. Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, 5-7, 6-1, 6-3.

Atlanta Open

Norcross, Ga.

Singles

First Round

Matthew Ebden, Australia, d. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 6-2, 0-0 retired.

Christian Harrison, United States, d. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, 6-1, 6-7 (7), 6-2.

Second Round

Lleyton Hewitt (7), Australia, d. Rhyne Williams, United States, 7-6 (6), 6-4.

Ivan Dodig (3), Croatia, d. Ricardas Berankis, Lithuania, 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-3.

James Blake, United States, d. Tim Smyczek, United States, 7-6 (3), 4-6, 7-6 (4).

SPORTLIGHT

July 25

1902–Jim Jeffries knocks out Bob Fitzsimmons in the eighth round to retain the world heavyweight title.

1941–Lefty Grove of the Boston Red Sox wins his 300th and last game, beating the Cleveland Indians 10-6.

1956–Swaps sets an American record in a 1 5/8-mile race at Hollywood Park. Swaps runs the course in 2:38 1-5.

1956–Jack Burke Jr. defeats Ted Kroll 3 and 2 in the final round to win the PGA championship.

1976–In Montreal, Edwin Moses of the United States sets an Olympic record in the 400 hurdles with a time of 47.63.

1982–Janet Anderson wins the U.S. Women's Open golf title, her first tournament victory.

1999–Lance Armstrong wins the Tour de France, just three years after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer that spread to his brain and lungs. Armstrong becomes the second American to win cycling's showcase race. The title was among those stripped in 2012 for doping.

2004–Lance Armstrong wins a record sixth Tour de France.

2007–Michael Rasmussen, the leader of the Tour de France, is removed from the race by his Rabobank team after winning the 16th stage. Rasmussen is sent home for violating (the team's) internal rules. The Danish cyclist missed random drug tests May 8 and June 28, saying he was in Mexico.

2010–Alberto Contador wins the Tour de France for the third time in four years. Contador holds off a next-to-last day challenge from Andy Schleck of Luxembourg, his runner-up for a second consecutive year.

2010–Jamie McMurray's victory in the Brickyard 400 gives owner Chip Ganassi the first team triple crown in American auto racing: winning the Daytona 500, Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400 in the same year. McMurray won the season-opening Daytona 500 in February, and Ganassi IndyCar series driver Dario Franchitti won the Indy 500 in May.

2011–The NFL Players Association executive board and 32 team reps vote unanimously to approve the terms of a deal to the end the 4½-month lockout. The final pact is for 10 years, without an opt-out clause.

2011–Taylor Hoagland hits a two-run home run, Valerie Arioto and Megan Langenfeld have RBI singles and the United States beats rival Japan 6-4 to win its fifth straight World Cup of Softball championship.

2012–Triple jumper Voula Papachristou is kicked off Greece's Olympic team by the Hellenic Olympic Committee for her comments on Twitter mocking African immigrants and expressing support for a far-right political party.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Chicago 12 5 .706 –

Atlanta 11 5 .688 ½

Washington 9 9 .500 3½

Indiana 7 9 .438 4½

New York 7 10 .412 5

Connecticut 4 12 .250 7½

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 14 3 .824 –

Los Angeles 12 5 .706 2

Phoenix 9 9 .500 5½

Seattle 6 10 .375 7½

Tulsa 6 13 .316 9

San Antonio 5 12 .294 9

WEDNESDAY

Washington 82, Chicago 78

Minnesota 81, Phoenix 69

Atlanta 74, Connecticut 65

TODAY

New York at San Antonio, 12:30

Indiana at Tulsa, 12:30

Seattle at Los Angeles, 3:30 p.m.

GLANTZ-CULVER LINE

Major League Baseball

National League

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE

at New York -105 Atlanta -105

at Washington -130 Pittsburgh +120

at Milwaukee -150 San Diego +140

at Colorado -160 Miami +150

at St. Louis -170 Philadelphia +160

at Arizona -175 Chicago +165

at Los Angeles -130 Cincinnati +120

American League

at Texas -150 New York +140

Detroit -135 at Chicago +125

at Toronto -200 Houston +185

at Boston -135 Tampa Bay +125

Baltimore -110 at Kansas City +100

at Oakland -115 Los Angeles +105

at Seattle -165 Minnesota +155

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup results, schedule

x-non-points race

Feb. 16 — x-The Sprint Unlimited (Kevin Harvick)

Feb. 21 — x-Budweiser Duel 1 (Kevin Harvick)

Feb. 21 — x-Budweiser Duel 2 (Kyle Busch)

Feb. 24 — Daytona 500 (Jimmie Johnson)

March 3 — Subway Fresh Fit 500, Avondale, Ariz. (Carl Edwards)

March 10 — Kobalt Tools 400, Las Vegas (Matt Kenseth)

March 17 — Food City 500, Bristol, Tenn. (Kasey Kahne)

March 24 — Auto Club 400, Fontana, Calif. (Kyle Busch)

April 7 — STP Gas Booster 500, Ridgeway, Va. (Jimmie Johnson)

April 13 — NRA 500, Fort Worth, Texas (Kyle Busch)

April 21 — STP 400, Kansas City, Kan. (Matt Kenseth)

April 27 — Toyota Owners 400, Richmond, Va. (Kevin Harvick)

May 5 — Aaron's 499, Talladega, Ala. (David Ragan)

May 11 — Bojangles' Southern 500, Darlington, S.C. (Matt Kenseth)

May 18 — x-Sprint Showdown (Jamie McMurray)

May 18 — x-NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (Jimmie Johnson)

May 26 — Coca-Cola 600, Concord, N.C. (Kevin Harvick)

June 2 — Dover 400, Dover, Del. (Tony Stewart)

June 9 — Pocono 400, Long Pond, Pa. (Jimmie Johnson)

June 16 — Quicken Loans 400, Brooklyn, Mich. (Greg Biffle)

June 23 — Toyota/Save Mart 350, Sonoma, Calif. (Martin Truex Jr.)

June 30 — Quaker State 400, Sparta, Ky. (Matt Kenseth)

July 6 — Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Jimmie Johnson)

July 14 — Camping World RV Sales 301, Loudon, N.H. (Brian Vickers)

Sunday — Crown Royal Presents The Your Hero's Name Here 400 at The Brickyard, Indianapolis

Aug. 4 — Pennsylvania 400, Long Pond, Pa.

Aug. 11 — Cheez-It 355 at The Glen, Watkins Glen, N.Y.

Aug. 18 — Pure Michigan 400, Brooklyn, Mich.

Aug. 24 — Irwin Tools Night Race, Bristol, Tenn.

Sept. 1 — AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta, Hampton, Ga.

Sept. 7 — Federated Auto Parts 400, Richmond, Va.

Sept. 15 — GEICO 400, Joliet, Ill.

Sept. 22 — Sylvania 300, Loudon, N.H.

Sept. 29 — AAA 400, Dover, Del.

Oct. 6 — Hollywood Casino 400, Kansas City, Kan.

Oct. 12 — Bank of America 500, Concord, N.C.

Oct. 20 — Camping World RV Sales 500, Talladega, Ala.

Oct. 27 — Goody's Fast Relief 500, Ridgeway, Va.

Nov. 3 — AAA Texas 500, Fort Worth, Texas

Nov. 10 — AdvoCare 500, Avondale, Ariz.

Nov. 17 — Ford EcoBoost 400, Homestead, Fla.

Driver Standings

Through July 14

1. Jimmie Johnson, 696.

2. Clint Bowyer, 640.

3. Carl Edwards, 623.

4. Kevin Harvick, 622.

5. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 578.

6. Matt Kenseth, 576.

7. Kyle Busch, 576.

8. Greg Biffle, 545.

9. Brad Keselowski, 529.

10. Kasey Kahne, 523.

11. Martin Truex Jr., 521.

12. Jeff Gordon, 521.

13. Tony Stewart, 518.

14. Kurt Busch, 516.

15. Jamie McMurray, 507.

16. Aric Almirola, 502.

17. Jeff Burton, 498.

18. Joey Logano, 487.

19. Ryan Newman, 487.

20. Paul Menard, 487.

SPORTS NOTES

The 4th Annual BG Beach Bum Sand Volleyball Tournament has been rescheduled to Saturday, August 3rd at Carter Park. Registration has been reopened to those looking to participate in the Coed 4's ($60) and Coed 6's divisions ($80), "for fun" and "competitive" levels of play. The tournament is open to anyone 18 or older as of 8/3/13. To register or for more info, contact 419-354-6223 or visit: www.bgohio.org/departments/parks-and-recreation.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Sporting KC 10 5 6 36 31 20

Montreal 9 5 5 32 31 29

New York 9 7 5 32 29 24

Philadelphia 8 6 7 31 32 30

Houston 8 6 5 29 22 19

New England 7 7 6 27 25 18

Chicago 7 9 3 24 24 29

Columbus 6 9 5 23 23 25

Toronto FC 2 10 8 14 17 28

D.C. United 2 14 4 10 9 33

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Real Salt Lake 11 6 4 37 33 20

Portland 8 2 10 34 30 18

Los Angeles 10 8 3 33 32 25

Vancouver 9 6 5 32 33 28

FC Dallas 8 5 8 32 27 27

Colorado 8 7 7 31 26 24

Seattle 7 7 4 25 22 21

San Jose 6 9 6 24 21 32

Chivas USA 4 11 5 17 18 35

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

Saturday

Columbus at Toronto FC, 2

Philadelphia at Vancouver, 7

Real Salt Lake at New York, 7

Sporting KC at Montreal, 7

New England at D.C. United, 7

Los Angeles at Colorado, 7

Chicago at Houston, 9

Portland at San Jose, 10:30

Sunday

Chivas USA at Seattle, 11

LOCAL GOLF

TJGA

PGA NWO Championship

at South Toledo Golf Course.

Boys 16-18

1. Jack Mancinotti 63-73-70: 206

2. Mitch Kontak 69-73-73: 212

3. Tyler Davis 72-73-72: 217

Boys 14-15

1. Jack Kunkel 79-74-82

2. Alex Morrison 75-80-86: 241

3. Blake Harves 81-83-75: 242

Girls 16-18

1. Jaclyn Fanola 75-76-75: 226

2. Kayleigh McHugh 78-76-75: 229

3. Monica Torda 74-81-86: 241

Girls 14-15

1. Ashley Knight 76-70

2. Sabrina Coffman 84-80

Boys 12-13

1. Connor Lenhart

2. Sean Gallagher

3. Palmer Yenrick

Girls 12-13

1. Lexi Knight

2. Molly Bennett

Boys Overall Medalist: Jack Mancinotti 63-73

Girls Overall Medalist: Ashley Knight 76-70

*Won Playoff

PRO FOOTBALL

CFL

TODAY

Edmonton at Montreal, 7:30

FRIDAY

Calgary at Winnipeg, 8

Arena League

FRIDAY

Pittsburgh at Spokane, 10 p.m.

SATURDAY

Tampa Bay at Jacksonville, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Arizona at Iowa, 8:05 p.m.

Cleveland at Utah, 9 p.m.

Philadelphia at San Antonio, 9 p.m.

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

HOLES IN ONE

JEFF BARLEY, No. 11 at Brandywine, 150 yards, 7-iron.

ERIC BAGLEY, No. 13 at Links at Lake Erie, 175 yards, 7-iron.

ROLLIE EGGERT, No. 4 at Bedford Hills-Wolverine, 177 yards, 3-wood.

GOLF

World Rankings

1. Tiger Woods 12.64

2. Phil Mickelson 8.63

3. Rory McIlroy 8.61

4. Adam Scott 7.72

5. Justin Rose 7.71

6. Matt Kuchar 6.54

7. Brandt Snedeker 6.08

8. Graeme McDowell 6.07

9. Luke Donald 5.56

10. Lee Westwood 5.21

11. Steve Stricker 4.88

12. Louis Oosthuizen 4.84

13. Charl Schwartzel 4.75

14. Ian Poulter 4.74

15. Ernie Els 4.71

16. Sergio Garcia 4.70

17. Keegan Bradley 4.51

18. Bubba Watson 4.45

19. Jason Day 4.45

20. Henrik Stenson 4.44

21. Webb Simpson 4.16

22. Hunter Mahan 4.16

23. Jason Dufner 4.07

24. Bill Haas 3.94

25. Dustin Johnson 3.87

26. Zach Johnson 3.67

27. Branden Grace 3.39

28. Matteo Manassero 3.38

29. Nick Watney 3.33

30. Peter Hanson 3.33

31. Bo Van Pelt 3.26

32. Jim Furyk 3.22

33. Richard Sterne 3.02

34. Hideki Matsuyama 2.98

35. Rickie Fowler 2.97

36. Martin Kaymer 2.91

37. Francesco Molinari 2.87

38. Billy Horschel 2.86

39. Jamie Donaldson 2.81

40. Kevin Streelman 2.75

41. Thorbjorn Olesen 2.69

42. Nicolas Colsaerts 2.69

43. Angel Cabrera 2.64

44. G. Fernandez-Castano 2.64

45. Ryan Moore 2.58

46. Scott Piercy 2.56

47. Carl Pettersson 2.51

48. Martin Laird 2.46

49. Jonas Blixt 2.46

50. Paul Lawrie 2.44

LPGA Money Leaders

Through July 24

Money

1. Inbee Park $2,134,844

2. Stacy Lewis $916,799

3. I.K. Kim $909,957

4. Suzann Pettersen $860,056

5. So Yeon Ryu $847,207

6. Beatriz Recari $784,023

7. Paula Creamer $628,715

8. Karrie Webb $565,764

9. Angela Stanford $551,300

10. Na Yeon Choi $511,469

11. Cristie Kerr $498,885

12. Catriona Matthew $496,291

13. Hee Young Park $493,013

14. Lizette Salas $465,539

15. Jiyai Shin $459,605

16. Jessica Korda $448,434

17. Shanshan Feng $441,715

18. Anna Nordqvist $421,863

19. Ai Miyazato $402,759

20. Jodi Ewart Shadoff $355,915

21. Pornanong Phatlum $329,901

22. Jennifer Johnson $328,017

23. Haeji Kang $327,282

24. Caroline Hedwall $327,210

25. Ilhee Lee $325,038

26. Chella Choi $320,373

27. Karine Icher $307,190

28. Lexi Thompson $300,155

29. Mika Miyazato $285,149

30. Yani Tseng $273,743

31. Morgan Pressel $267,099

32. Gerina Piller $263,254

33. Amy Yang $250,241

34. Giulia Sergas $245,376

35. Mo Martin $234,579

36. Carlota Ciganda $213,719

37. Jenny Shin $210,153

38. Brittany Lang $203,845

39. Moriya Jutanugarn $203,216

40. Hee Kyung Seo $196,772

41. Meena Lee $192,931

42. Chie Arimura $183,830

43. Brittany Lincicome $178,044

44. Sun Young Yoo $177,690

45. Julieta Granada $174,552

46. Azahara Munoz $166,160

47. Jane Park $159,295

48. Irene Cho $157,447

49. Nicole Castrale $137,324

50. Mina Harigae $134,587



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