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Published: Tuesday, 7/30/2013

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Scoreboard: 7/30

GOLF

Senior British Open

Southport, England, par 70

Wiebe won on fifth playoff hole

Mark Wiebe, $315,600 70-65-70-66 – 271

Bernhard Langer, $210,500 68-67-66-70 – 271

Corey Pavin, $97,813 69-71-69-65 – 274

Peter Senior, $97,813 68-71-69-66 – 274

David Frost, $97,813 68-68-68-70 – 274

Peter Fowler, $66,280 69-68-70-69 – 276

Sandy Lyle, $56,800 70-68-69-70 – 277

Tom Pernice Jr., $44,870 70-72-70-66 – 278

Jeff Hart, $44,870 69-69-73-67 – 278

Gene Sauers, $37,820 67-70-70-72 – 279

Steve Elkington, $33,650 72-68-71-69 – 280

Gary Wolstenholme, $33,650 70-72-68-70 – 280

Kohki Idoki, $30,320 71-68-73-69 – 281

Jamie Spence, $27,220 75-69-70-68 – 282

Russ Cochran, $27,220 71-73-70-68 – 282

Des Smyth, $27,220 76-69-69-68 – 282

Tom Kite, $27,220 70-72-71-69 – 282

Rocco Mediate, $24,040 70-68-75-70 – 283

Steve Pate, $24,040 70-72-68-73 – 283

Greg Turner, $22,960 70-69-75-70 – 284

Barry Lane, $21,040 72-68-74-71 – 285

Larry Mize, $21,040 71-73-70-71 – 285

Fred Couples, $21,040 74-72-68-71 – 285

Steve Jones, $21,040 73-70-70-72 – 285

Colin Montgomerie, $21,040 72-71-69-73 – 285

Michael Allen, $17,297 75-70-72-69 – 286

Katsuyoshi Tomori, $17,297 71-72-73-70 – 286

Steen Tinning, $17,297 71-74-71-70 – 286

Tom Lehman, $17,297 72-72-70-72 – 286

Mark O'Meara, $17,297 74-68-72-72 – 286

Mark McNulty, $17,297 70-67-76-73 – 286

Rod Spittle, $17,297 71-72-70-73 – 286

Brad Faxon, $14,647 74-69-74-70 – 287

Gary Hallberg, $14,647 69-75-73-70 – 287

Pedro Linhart, $14,647 73-72-72-70 – 287

Kirk Hanefeld, $13,230 73-75-70-70 – 288

Tom Watson, $13,230 73-71-73-71 – 288

David J. Russell, $13,230 72-73-72-71 – 288

Bob Tway, $13,230 74-72-69-73 – 288

Paul Wesselingh, $11,600 70-76-74-69 – 289

Seiki Okuda, $11,600 73-72-73-71 – 289

Duffy Waldorf, $11,600 76-72-70-71 – 289

John Inman, $11,600 71-76-70-72 – 289

Peter Mitchell, $11,600 75-72-68-74 – 289

Willie Wood, $10,340 75-71-72-72 – 290

M. Angel Martin, $10,340 72-75-65-78 – 290

Mark James, $9,800 74-73-71-73 – 291

Boonchu Ruangkit, $8,540 73-73-73-73 – 292

Lu Chien Soon, $8,540 71-77-71-73 – 292

Mike Goodes, $8,540 71-74-73-74 – 292

Dick Mast, $8,540 72-73-73-74 – 292

Santiago Luna, $8,540 72-74-72-74 – 292

a-Chip Lutz 71-71-75-75 – 292

Eduardo Romero, $8,540 75-70-72-75 – 292

Bruce Vaughan, $7,110 73-74-72-74 – 293

Philip Golding, $7,110 74-74-71-74 – 293

Esteban Toledo, $6,160 74-72-74-74 – 294

Mark Brooks, $6,160 74-73-73-74 – 294

Jeff Sluman, $6,160 71-75-72-76 – 294

Anders Forsbrand, $6,160 73-70-73-78 – 294

Massy Kuramoto, $5,130 70-77-74-74 – 295

John Cook, $5,130 69-79-73-74 – 295

Frankie Minoza, $5,130 68-78-72-77 – 295

Carl Mason, $5,130 74-70-73-78 – 295

Hendrik Buhrmann, $4,315 76-72-75-73 – 296

Philip Walton, $4,315 70-76-75-75 – 296

Joe Daley, $4,315 75-73-73-75 – 296

Mark Calcavecchia, $4,315 75-72-73-76 – 296

Fred Funk, $3,770 75-71-78-73 – 297

Bill Longmuir, $3,770 73-69-77-78 – 297

Andrew Oldcorn, $3,410 74-72-75-77 – 298

Peter Dahlberg, $3,410 76-72-73-77 – 298

Phil Gresswell, $3,410 74-71-79-77 – 301

Mitch Kierstenson, $2,960 74-72-77-81 – 304

Transactions

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

MLB – Suspended Toronto minor league OF Brian Van Kirk (New Hampshire-EL) 50 games after a second violation for a drug of abuse.

American League

DETROIT TIGERS – Sent LHP Darin Downs to Toledo for a rehab assignment.

HOUSTON ASTROS – Traded RHP Jose Veras to Detroit for OF Danry Vasquez and a player to be named. Agreed to terms with RHP Justin Hess on a minor league contract. Recalled RHP Chia-Jen Lo from Corpus Christi (Texas). Selected the contract of RHP Josh Zeid from Oklahoma City (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Traded LHP Scott Downs to Atlanta for RHP Cory Rasmus. Assigned RHP Billy Buckner outright to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled LHP Nick Maronde from Arkansas (Texas).

MINNESOTA TWINS – Reinstated C Joe Mauer from the restricted list. Optioned C Drew Butera to Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES – Optioned 3B David Adams to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Agreed to terms with 3B Brady Steiger on a minor league contract.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed LB Omar Gaither.

SEATTLE MARINERS – Activated OF Michael Morse from the 15-day DL. Designated OF Jason Bay for assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Acquired RHP Jesse Crain from the Chicago White Sox for players to be named or cash. Transferred RHP Brandon Gomes to the 60-day DL.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Sent RHP Scott Baker to Daytona (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

COLORADO ROCKIES – Recalled INF Charlie Culberson from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned INF Jordan Pacheco to Colorado Springs.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Placed C Michael McKenry on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 28. Recalled OF Alex Presley from Indianapolis (IL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Designated RHP Yusmeiro Petit for assignment.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

DALLAS MAVERICKS – Signed G Shane Larkin.

HOUSTON ROCKETS – Signed C Marcus Camby.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS – Named Kurt Rambis and Johnny Davis assistant coaches.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS – Signed FB Vonta Leach to a two-year contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS – Activated TE/LS Bryce Davis, OT Andre Smith comes from the active/non-football illness list and WR Brandon Tate from the active/pup list.

HOUSTON TEXANS – Activated S Orhian Johnson from the active/non-football injury list.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Agreed to terms on a contract with G Chance Warmack.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Signed D Bryan Rodney to a one-year contract.

WINNIPEG JETS – Agreed to terms with D Zach Bogosian on a seven-year contract.

COLLEGE

N.C. STATE – Named Dereck Whittenburg men's assistant basketball coach.

TENNIS

Bet-At-Home Cup

Kitzbuehel, Austria

Singles

First Round

Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, d. Kenny de Schepper, France, 6-4, 6-4.

Marcel Granollers (8), Spain, d. Mate Pavic, Croatia, 7-6 (2), 6-2.

Albert Montanes (7), Spain, d. Adrian Ungur, Romania, 6-4, 6-2.

Horacio Zeballos, Argentina, d. Martin Fischer, Austria, 7-5, 1-6, 6-3.

Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, d. Antonio Veic, Croatia, 6-1, 6-3.

Dominic Thiem, Austria, d. Andrey Kuznetsov, Russia, 6-2, 7-5.

Doubles

First Round

Lucas Arnold Ker and Juan Monaco, Argentina, d. Carlos Becke and Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, 6-3, 7-5.

Daniel Brands, Germany, and Michal Mertinak, Slovakia, lead Julian Knowle, Austria, and Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 6-4, 0-1, susp., rain.

Southern California Open

Carlsbad, Calif.

Singles

First Round

Sam Stosur (5), Australia, d. Varvara Lepchenko, United States, 7-5, 6-1.

Francesca Schiavone, Italy, d. Flavia Pennetta, Italy, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (6), 6-4.

Virginie Razzano, France, d. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, 6-2, 6-4.

Doubles

First Round

Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany, and Kveta Peschke (1), Czech Republic, d. Liga Dekmeijere, Latvia, and Olga Savchuk, Ukraine, 6-2, 6-3.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Sporting KC 10 6 6 36 31 21

New York 10 7 5 35 33 27

Montreal 10 5 5 35 32 29

Philadelphia 9 6 7 34 33 30

New England 8 7 6 30 27 19

Houston 8 6 6 30 23 20

Chicago 7 9 4 25 25 30

Columbus 6 10 5 23 24 27

Toronto FC 3 10 8 17 19 29

D.C. United 2 15 4 10 10 35

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Real Salt Lake 11 7 4 37 36 24

Colorado 9 7 7 34 28 24

Portland 8 3 10 34 31 20

Los Angeles 10 9 3 33 32 27

Vancouver 9 7 5 32 33 29

FC Dallas 8 5 8 32 27 27

Seattle 8 7 4 28 24 22

San Jose 7 9 6 27 23 33

Chivas USA 4 12 5 17 19 37

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

Sunday

Seattle 2, Chivas USA 1

Saturday

Chicago at Philadelphia, 7:30

Montreal at D.C. United, 7:30

New York at Sporting KC, 8

Columbus at Houston, 9

Real Salt Lake at Colorado, 9

Chivas USA at San Jose, 10

FC Dallas at Seattle, 10:30

Vancouver at Portland, 11

NEXT Sunday

Toronto FC at New England, 7:30

PRO FOOTBALL

NFL Preseason

Sunday

Miami vs. Dallas at Canton, 8

THURSDAY, Aug. 8

Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 7:30

Washington at Tennessee, 8

Cincinnati at Atlanta, 8

St. Louis at Cleveland, 8

Denver at San Francisco, 9

Seattle at San Diego, 10

FRIDAY, Aug. 9

N.Y. Jets at Detroit, 7:30

Miami at Jacksonville, 7:30

New England at Philadelphia, 7:30

Houston at Minnesota, 8

Kansas City at New Orleans, 8

Arizona at Green Bay, 8

Chicago at Carolina, 8

Dallas at Oakland, 10

SATURDAY, Aug. 10

N.Y. Giants at Pittsburgh, 7:30

Arena Football League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Chicago 10 8 0 .556 973 947

San Antonio 10 8 0 .556 782 884

Iowa 6 12 0 .333 827 913

West Division

W L T Pct PF PA

z-Arizona 15 3 0 .833 1203 866

x-Spokane 14 4 0 .778 1198 896

x-San Jose 13 5 0 .722 1033 877

Utah 7 11 0 .389 896 988

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

South Division

W L T Pct PF PA

z-Jacksonville 12 6 0 .667 941 883

x-Tampa Bay 7 11 0 .389 959 980

x-Orlando 7 11 0 .389 965 1032

New Orleans 5 13 0 .278 833 1069

Eastern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Philadelphia 12 6 0 .667 1052 839

Cleveland 4 14 0 .222 847 1047

Pittsburgh 4 14 0 .222 726 1014

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

z-clinched conference

FRIDAY

Spokane 61, Pittsburgh 43

SATURDAY

Jacksonville 52, Tampa Bay 44

Orlando 71, New Orleans 42

Arizona 84, Iowa 45

Utah 48, Cleveland 46

San Antonio 42, Philadelphia 28

San Jose 65, Chicago 40

End of Regular Season

SPORTLIGHT

July 30

1870-Monmouth Park opens with a five-day race meet.

1930-Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer's first World Cup in Montevideo.

1932-The 10th modern Olympic Games open in Los Angeles.

1961-Jerry Barber edges Don January by one stroke in a playoff to win the PGA title.

1968-Washington's Ron Hansen pulls off an unassisted triple play, but the Cleveland Indians still win 10-1.

1971-In the NFL Chicago All Star game, the Baltimore Colts beat the All-Stars 24-17.

1976-Bruce Jenner sets the world record in the Olympic decathlon with 8,618 points, breaking Nikolai Avilov's mark by 164 points.

1980-Houston pitcher J.R. Richard suffers a stroke during a workout at the Astrodome.

1984-Michael Gross of West Germany sets a world record in the 200-meter freestyle with a time of 1:47.44 at a meet in Munich.

1996-The American softball team wins the gold medal, beating China 3-1 behind a controversial two-run homer from Dot Richardson in the first Olympic competition in that sport.

2004-At the London Grand Prix meet, Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva breaks the pole vault world record for the third time in five weeks, clearing 16 feet, u190? inch at Crystal Palace.

2009-Seven more world records are set on the fifth night of the world swimming championships in Rome, pushing the total to 29 and moving past last summer's Beijing Olympics. Ryan Lochte gets things rolling by breaking Phelps' mark in the 200-meter individual medley. The Chinese women finish it off, eclipsing the 800 freestyle relay mark by more than two seconds, with the Americans also breaking the previous record but only getting silver.

2010-The NFL's No. 1 overall draft pick Sam Bradford agrees to a six-year, $78 million contract with the St. Louis Rams, with $50 million in guaranteed money. The guaranteed money is the highest ever in the NFL.

2012-In London, Missy Franklin, a 17-year-old from Colorado, wins the women's 100-meter backstroke. Franklin has a brief 13-minute break after taking the final qualifying spot in the 200 freestyle semifinals before she had to get back into the water for the backstroke final. Fifteen-year-old Ruta Meilutyte becomes the first Lithuanian to win an Olympic swimming medal by holding off a late charge from world champion Rebecca Soni of the United States in the 100 breaststroke.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Chicago 12 5 .706 –

Atlanta 11 5 .688 ½

Washington 9 9 .500 3½

Indiana 8 9 .471 4

New York 7 11 .389 5½

Connecticut 4 12 .250 7½

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 14 3 .824 –

Los Angeles 12 6 .667 2½

Phoenix 9 9 .500 5½

Seattle 7 10 .412 7

San Antonio 6 12 .333 8½

Tulsa 6 14 .300 9½

MONDAY

No games scheduled

GLANTZ-CULVER LINE

Major League Baseball

National League

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE

at Chicago (G1) -115 Milwaukee +105

at Pittsbrg (G1) -145 St. Louis +135

St. Louis (G2) -130 at Pittsburgh +120

at Philadelphia -130 San Francisco +120

at Atlanta -160 Colorado +150

at Miami -115 New York +105

at Chicago (G2) -120 Milwaukee +110

Cincinnati -155 at San Diego +145

American League

at Baltimore -250 Houston +220

at Cleveland -140 Chicago +130

at Boston -175 Seattle +165

at Texas -130 Los Angeles +120

Kansas City -130 at Minnesota +120

at Oakland -145 Toronto +135

Interleague

at Detroit -140 Washington +130

at Tampa Bay -140 Arizona +130

at LA (NL) -175 New York (AL) +165

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

Through July 28

POINTS

1, Jimmie Johnson, 740. 2. Clint Bowyer, 665. 3. Carl Edwards, 655. 4. Kevin Harvick, 648. 5. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 616. 6. Matt Kenseth, 615. 7. Kyle Busch, 610. 8. Greg Biffle, 565. 9. Kasey Kahne, 564. 10. Jeff Gordon, 559.

11. Tony Stewart, 558. 12. Martin Truex Jr., 554. 13. Brad Keselowski, 553. 14. Kurt Busch, 546. 15. Jamie McMurray, 537. 16. Ryan Newman, 534. 17. Aric Almirola, 529. 18. Joey Logano, 524. 19. Paul Menard, 520. 20. Jeff Burton, 499.

MONEY

1, Jimmie Johnson, $6,177,084. 2. Kyle Busch, $4,150,397. 3. Matt Kenseth, $4,043,085. 4. Kevin Harvick, $3,886,677. 5. Brad Keselowski, $3,835,924. 6. Dale Earnhardt Jr., $3,622,748. 7. Carl Edwards, $3,597,609. 8. Tony Stewart, $3,580,714. 9. Ryan Newman, $3,430,048. 10. Jeff Gordon, $3,410,123.

11. Clint Bowyer, $3,350,158. 12. Martin Truex Jr., $3,321,679. 13. Joey Logano, $3,260,974. 14. Kasey Kahne, $3,243,083. 15. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., $3,185,243. 16. Greg Biffle, $3,095,464. 17. Aric Almirola, $3,033,446. 18. Kurt Busch, $2,985,698. 19. Jamie McMurray, $2,916,113. 20. Juan Pablo Montoya, $2,867,634.

HOLES IN ONE

GREG SMITH, No. 2 at Maple Grove, 175 yards, 4 iron.

URIAH LEESE, No. 7 at Collins Park Golf Course, 255 yards, driver

BOB VALLADE, No. 5 at Ottawa Park, 81 yards, sand wedge.

STEVEN D. MILLER, No. 5 at Ottawa Park, 70 yards, 52-wedge.

DOUBLE EAGLE

Fred Leachman, No. 18 West at Raisin River Golf Club, 406 yards, 3-wood.



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