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Published: Tuesday, 6/17/2014 - Updated: 6 months ago

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Toronto 41 30 .577 – – 4-6 W-1 20-17 21-13

New York 35 33 .515 4½ 1½ 6-4 L-2 13-16 22-17

Baltimore 35 34 .507 5 2 5-5 L-2 16-17 19-17

Boston 32 38 .457 8½ 5½ 5-5 W-1 18-19 14-19

Tampa Bay 28 43 .394 13 10 5-5 W-2 15-20 13-23

Central Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Detroit 36 30 .545 – – 5-5 L-1 18-17 18-13

Kansas City 37 32 .536 ½ – 9-1 W-8 18-16 19-16

Cleveland 36 35 .507 2½ 2 6-4 W-3 22-11 14-24

Chicago 33 37 .471 5 4½ 3-7 L-4 19-18 14-19

Minnesota 32 36 .471 5 4½ 4-6 L-3 15-17 17-19

West Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Oakland 42 27 .609 – – 5-5 W-2 19-13 23-14

Los Angeles 37 32 .536 5 – 6-4 L-2 20-14 17-18

Seattle 35 34 .507 7 2 4-6 W-1 15-20 20-14

Texas 34 35 .493 8 3 5-5 L-1 16-19 18-16

Houston 32 39 .451 11 6 6-4 L-1 17-20 15-19

MONDAY

Cleveland 4, L.A. Angels 3

Kansas City 11, Detroit 8

Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 4

Boston 1, Minnesota 0

Texas at Oakland, late

San Diego at Seattle, late

SUNDAY

Detroit 4, Minnesota 3

Cleveland 3, Boston 2, 11 innings

Toronto 5, Baltimore 2

Kansas City 6, Chicago White Sox 3

Tampa Bay 4, Houston 3

Oakland 10, N.Y. Yankees 5

Seattle 5, Texas 1

Atlanta 7, L.A. Angels 3

TUESDAY

San Diego (Stults 2-8) at Seattle (Elias 5-5), 3:40

Houston (Keuchel 8-3) at Washington (Roark 5-4), 7:05

L.A. Angels (Shoemaker 3-1) at Cleveland (Tomlin 4-3), 7:05

Toronto (Stroman 3-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 10-1), 7:05

Kansas City (Ventura 4-5) at Detroit (Scherzer 8-2), 7:08

Baltimore (Mi.Gonzalez 3-4) at Tampa Bay (Bedard 3-4), 7:10

Minnesota (P.Hughes 7-2) at Boston (Lester 7-7), 7:10

San Francisco (M.Cain 1-4) at Chicago White Sox (Joh.Danks 5-5), 8:10

Texas (Darvish 7-2) at Oakland (Milone 4-3), 10:05

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Atlanta 36 32 .529 – – 5-5 W-1 20-15 16-17

Miami 35 33 .515 1 ½ 5-5 W-1 23-13 12-20

Washington 35 33 .515 1 ½ 5-5 L-4 19-15 16-18

New York 31 39 .443 6 5½ 3-7 L-1 16-20 15-19

Philadelphia 29 38 .433 6½ 6 5-5 L-1 16-21 13-17

Central Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Milwaukee 41 29 .586 – – 6-4 L-1 20-15 21-14

St. Louis 38 32 .543 3 – 7-3 W-4 20-14 18-18

Pittsburgh 34 35 .493 6½ 2 6-4 L-1 20-16 14-19

Cincinnati 33 35 .485 7 2½ 6-4 W-1 17-17 16-18

Chicago 28 39 .418 11½ 7 5-5 W-1 15-14 13-25

West Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

San Francisco 43 27 .614 – – 4-6 L-3 23-15 20-12

Los Angeles 37 34 .521 6½ – 6-4 L-1 15-20 22-14

Colorado 34 35 .493 8½ 2 6-4 W-5 19-14 15-21

San Diego 29 40 .420 13½ 7 3-7 L-1 16-19 13-21

Arizona 30 42 .417 14 7½ 4-6 W-1 12-24 18-18

MONDAY

Chicago Cubs at Miami, late

Philadelphia at Atlanta, late

St. Louis 6, N.Y. Mets 2

Milwaukee at Arizona, late

Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, late

San Diego at Seattle, late

SUNDAY

Miami 3, Pittsburgh 2, 10 innings

N.Y. Mets 3, San Diego 1

Chicago Cubs 3, Philadelphia 0

Cincinnati 13, Milwaukee 4

St. Louis 5, Washington 2

Colorado 8, San Francisco 7

Arizona 6, L.A. Dodgers 3

Atlanta 7, L.A. Angels 3

TUESDAY

San Diego (Stults 2-8) at Seattle (Elias 5-5), 3:40

Cincinnati (Cueto 6-5) at Pittsburgh (Cumpton 2-2), 7:05

Houston (Keuchel 8-3) at Washington (Roark 5-4), 7:05

Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 2-6) at Miami (DeSclafani 1-1), 7:10

Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 2-6) at Atlanta (E.Santana 5-3), 7:10

San Francisco (M.Cain 1-4) at Chicago White Sox (Joh.Danks 5-5), 8:10

N.Y. Mets (Niese 3-3) at St. Louis (Wacha 4-5), 8:15

Milwaukee (Lohse 7-2) at Arizona (Miley 3-6), 9:40

Colorado (Chacin 1-4) at L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 8-3), 10:10

International League

North Division

W L Pct. GB

Rochester 40 30 .571 –

Syracuse 40 30 .571 –

Pawtucket 35 37 .486 6

Lehigh Valley 34 37 .479 6½

Scranton/W-B 33 36 .478 6½

Buffalo 32 35 .478 6½

South Division

W L Pct. GB

Durham 43 30 .589 –

Gwinnett 34 36 .486 7½

Norfolk 29 42 .408 13

Charlotte 25 46 .352 17

West Division

W L Pct. GB

Indianapolis 42 29 .592 –

Columbus 37 33 .529 4½

Louisville 36 36 .500 6½

Toledo 34 37 .479 8

MONDAY

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 4, Toledo 2

Norfolk 5, Syracuse 4

Louisville 3, Durham 1

Charlotte 5, Lehigh Valley 1

Indianapolis 3, Gwinnett 0

Rochester 6, Pawtucket 1

Columbus 8, Buffalo 4

SUNDAY

Charlotte 2, Pawtucket 1

Lehigh Valley 5, Rochester 4

Indianapolis 9, Gwinnett 4

Syracuse 4, Norfolk 0

Toledo 3, Buffalo 1, 11 innings

Durham 12, Louisville 2

Columbus 11, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 3

TUESDAY

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Toledo, 7 p.m.

Gwinnett at Indianapolis, 7:05 p.m.

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

Durham at Louisville, 7:05 p.m.

Syracuse at Norfolk, 7:05 p.m.

Pawtucket at Rochester, 7:05 p.m.

Buffalo at Columbus, 7:05 p.m.

NBA

Champions

2013-14 — San Antonio Spurs

2012-13 — Miami Heat

2011-12 — Miami Heat

2010-11 — Dallas Mavericks

2009-10 — Los Angeles Lakers

2008-09 — Los Angeles Lakers

2007-08 — Boston Celtics

2006-07 — San Antonio Spurs

2005-06 — Miami Heat

2004-05 — San Antonio Spurs

2003-04 — Detroit Pistons

2002-03 — San Antonio Spurs

2001-02 — Los Angeles Lakers

2000-01 — Los Angeles Lakers

1999-00 — Los Angeles Lakers

1998-99 — San Antonio Spurs

1997-98 — Chicago Bulls

1996-97 — Chicago Bulls

1995-96 — Chicago Bulls

1994-95 — Houston Rockets

1993-94 — Houston Rockets

1992-93 — Chicago Bulls

1991-92 — Chicago Bulls

1990-91 — Chicago Bulls

1989-90 — Detroit Pistons

1988-89 — Detroit Pistons

1987-88 — Los Angeles Lakers

1986-87 — Los Angeles Lakers

1985-86 — Boston Celtics

1984-85 — Los Angeles Lakers

1983-84 — Boston Celtics

1982-83 — Philadelphia 76ers

1981-82 — Los Angeles Lakers

1980-81 — Boston Celtics

1979-80 — Los Angeles Lakers

1978-79 — Seattle SuperSonics

1977-78 — Washington Bullets

1976-77 — Portland Trail Blazers

1975-76 — Boston Celtics

1974-75 — Golden State Warriors

1973-74 — Boston Celtics

1972-73 — New York Knicks

1971-72 — Los Angeles Lakers

1970-71 — Milwaukee Bucks

1969-70 — New York Knicks

1968-69 — Boston Celtics

1967-68 — Boston Celtics

1966-67 — Philadelphia 76ers

1965-66 — Boston Celtics

1964-65 — Boston Celtics

1963-64 — Boston Celtics

1962-63 — Boston Celtics

1961-62 — Boston Celtics

1960-61 — Boston Celtics

1959-60 — Boston Celtics

1958-59 — Boston Celtics

1957-58 — St. Louis Hawks

1956-57 — Boston Celtics

1955-56 — Philadelphia Warriors

1954-55 — Syracuse Nationals

1953-54 — Minneapolis Lakers

1952-53 — Minneapolis Lakers

1951-52 — Minneapolis Lakers

1950-51 — Rochester Royals

1949-50 — Minneapolis Lakers

1948-49 — Minneapolis Lakers

1947-48 — Baltimore Bullets

1946-47 — Philadelphia Warriors

FOOTBALL

Arena League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

West Division

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Arizona 13 0 0 1.000 854 612

Los Angeles 3 9 0 .250 440 619

San Antonio 1 12 0 .077 560 770

Pacific Division

W L T Pct PF PA

San Jose 9 4 0 .692 718 528

Spokane 6 7 0 .462 650 609

Portland 3 10 0 .231 575 707

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

South Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Orlando 8 5 0 .615 744 733

Tampa Bay 7 6 0 .538 684 708

Jacksonville 4 8 0 .333 607 617

New Orleans 2 10 0 .167 523 704

East Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Cleveland 11 1 0 .917 645 517

Pittsburgh 10 3 0 .769 723 570

Philadelphia 6 7 0 .462 751 713

Iowa 6 7 0 .462 641 708

y-clinched division

FRIDAY

Iowa at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

San Antonio at Spokane, 10 p.m.

SATURDAY

Cleveland at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.

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

Jacksonville at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Los Angeles at Arizona, 9 p.m.

MLS

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA D.C. 7 4 4 25 22 16

New England 7 5 2 23 21 18

Sporting KC 6 5 4 22 21 14

Toronto FC 6 4 1 19 15 13

New York 4 5 6 18 22 22

Columbus 4 5 6 18 18 18

Houston 5 9 2 17 16 29

Philadelphia 3 7 6 15 22 27

Chicago 2 4 8 14 22 25

Montreal 2 7 4 10 13 26

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA Seattle 10 3 2 32 32 23

Real Salt Lake 6 2 7 25 25 21

Colorado 6 5 4 22 21 18

FC Dallas 6 7 4 22 28 28

Vancouver 5 2 6 21 25 20

Portland 4 4 8 20 28 27

Los Angeles 4 3 5 17 16 11

San Jose 4 5 4 16 15 14

Chivas USA 2 7 5 11 14 26

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

Wednesday, June 25

Montreal at Vancouver, 10

Friday, June 27

Toronto FC at New York, 8

Sporting Kansas City at Portland, 11

Saturday, June 28

Seattle FC at D.C. United, 7

Philadelphia at New England, 7:30

FC Dallas at Columbus, 8

Vancouver at Colorado, 9

Real Salt Lake at Chivas USA, 10:30

Los Angeles at San Jose, 10:30

World Cup

FIRST ROUND

GROUP A

Today

At Fortaleza, Brazil

Brazil vs. Mexico, 3

GROUP B

Wednesday

At Rio de Janeiro

Spain vs. Chile, 3

At Porto Alegre, Brazil

Netherlands vs. Australia, Noon

GROUP C

Thursday

At Brasilia, Brazil

Colombia vs. Ivory Coast, Noon

At Natal, Brazil

Greece vs. Japan, 6

GROUP D

Thursday

At Sao Paulo

Uruguay vs. England, 3

GROUP E

Friday

At Salvador, Brazil

Switzerland vs. France, 3

At Curitiba, Brazil

Ecuador vs. Honduras, 6

GROUP F

Monday

At Curitiba, Brazil

Iran 0, Nigeria 0

GROUP G

Monday

At Salvador, Brazil

Germany 4, Portugal 0

At Natal, Brazil

United States 2, Ghana 1

Saturday

At Fortaleza, Brazil

Germany vs. Ghana, 3

Sunday, June 22

At Manaus, Brazil

Portugal vs. United States, 6

GROUP H

Today

At Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Belgium vs. Algeria, Noon

At Cuiaba, Brazil

Russia vs. South Korea, 6

Ghana 0 1 – 1

United States 1 1 – 2

First half–1, United States, Clint Dempsey 1, 1st minute.

Second half–2, Ghana, Andre Ayew 1, 82nd. 3, United States, John Brooks 1, 86th.

Shots–Ghana 21, United States 8.

Shots On Goal–Ghana 8, United States 7.

Yellow Cards–Ghana, Mohammed Rabiu, 30th Sulley Muntari, 90th, injury time.

Offsides–Ghana 5, United States 1.

Fouls Committed–Ghana 10, United States 12.

Fouls Against–Ghana 12, United States 10.

Corner Kicks–Ghana 7, United States 3.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 7 3 .700 –

Indiana 5 4 .556 1½

Connecticut 6 6 .500 2

Chicago 5 5 .500 2

Washington 5 6 .455 2½

New York 3 8 .273 4½

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 8 3 .727 –

Phoenix 7 3 .700 ½

San Antonio 5 6 .455 3

Tulsa 4 5 .444 3

Seattle 5 8 .385 4

Los Angeles 3 6 .333 4

MONDAY

No games scheduled

TODAY

Indiana at Connecticut, 7

Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10:30

SPORTLIGHT

June 17

1973–John Miller shoots a 63 in the final round to win the U.S. Open over John Schlee.

1976–The 18-team NBA absorbs four of the six remaining ABA teams: the New York Nets, Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs and Denver Nuggets.

1979–Hale Irwin wins the U.S. Open over Gary Player and Jerry Pate.

1990–Fifty-year-old Harry Gant becomes the oldest driver to win a NASCAR race as he posts a 2.4-second victory over Rusty Wallace in the Miller 500 at Pocono International Raceway.

1991–Payne Stewart escapes with a two-stroke victory over Scott Simpson in the highest-scoring U.S. Open playoff in 64 years.

1995–Claude Lemieux snaps a tie at 3:17 of the third period as the New Jersey Devils open the Stanley Cup finals with a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. The victory, the ninth on the road, breaks the NHL playoff record for road wins.

2001–Retief Goosen misses a 2-foot putt on the 18th green, tying him with Mark Brooks and setting up a playoff for the U.S. Open.

2006–Rookie David Gilliland becomes the first non-Nextel Cup driver to win a Busch Series race this season, passing J.J. Yeley with 10 laps to go and holding on to take the Meijer 300 at Kentucky Speedway.

SPORTS NOTE

SOUTHVIEW BASEBALL COACH: Southview High School is seeking a head baseball coach. Letter of interest and resume should be sent to Susan Felver, Athletic Director, Sylvania Southview High School. 7225 Sylvania Ave. Sylvania, OH 43560 or sfelver@sylvaniaschools.org. Deadline is June 26.

TENNIS

AEGON International

Eastbourne, England

Singles

Men

First Round

Jeremy Chardy, France, d. Ivo Karlovic (5), Croatia, 6-4, 6-4.

Tobias Kamke, Germany, d. Daniel Evans, Britain, 6-2, 6-3.

Martin Klizan, Slovakia, d. Federico Delbonis (8), Argentina, 6-4, 6-4.

Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, d. Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (7), 6-3.

Gilles Simon (6), France, d. Chris Guccione, Australia, 7-6 (2), 6-4.

Bernard Tomic, Australia, d. Andrey Golubev, Kazakhstan, 6-4, 6-4.

Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, d. Blaz Rola, Slovenia, 6-2, 3-1, retired.

Sam Querrey, United States, d. Kyle Edmund, Britain, 7-6 (5), 6-3.

Women

First Round

Angelique Kerber (5), Germany, d. Alison Riske, United States, 7-6 (6), 6-4.

Elena Vesnina, Russia, d. Peng Shuai, China, 6-3, 6-4.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, d. Agnieszka Radwanska (1), Poland, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (4).

Caroline Wozniacki (8), Denmark, d. Sam Stosur, Australia, 7-5, 6-4.

Sloane Stephens, United States, d. Caroline Garcia, France, 6-2, 6-4.

Alize Cornet, France, d. Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, 6-3, 6-2.

Transactions

BASEBALL

COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE – Suspended Boston LHP Miguel Pena (Portland-EL) 100 games a third positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Optioned LHP T.J. House to Columbus (IL). Recalled RHP Mark Lowe from Columbus.

MINNESOTA TWINS – Released OF Jason Kubel.

National League

MIAMI MARLINS – Designated LHP Randy Wolf and RHP Kevin Slowey for assignment. Placed OF Christian Yelich on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Optioned INF Donovan Solano to New Orleans (PCL). Transferred C Jarrod Saltalamacchia to the 15-day DL and sent him to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment. Selected the contract of LHP Andrew Heaney from New Orleans. Recalled RHP Anthony DeSclafani, OF Jake Marisnick and 1B Justin Bour from New Orleans. Agreed to terms with RHPs Tyler Kolek, Nick White, Connor Overton, Steven Farnworth, Justin Hepner, Nick Williams, Kyle Fischer and Gregory Greve; LHPs Christian MacDonald, Kyle Porter, Michael Mader, Alan Scott and James Buckelew; Cs Blake Anderson and Brad Haynal; SS Justin Twine; 2B Ryan Cranmer; and 1B Austen Smith on minor league contracts.

NEW YORK METS – Optioned OF Andrew Brown to Las Vegas (PCL). Reinstated OF Eric Young Jr. from the 15-day DL.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Placed OF Tony Gwynn Jr. on the bereavement list. Recalled OF Aaron Altherr from Reading (EL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Optioned RHP George Kontos to Fresno (PCL). Reinstated RHP Santiago Casilla from the 15-day DL. Agreed to terms with OF Daniel Carbonell on a four-year contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Released TE Kyle Auffray.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Signed OT Jay Bromley and LB Terrell Manning.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Released DE Kenneth Boatright and QB Keith Price. Signed RB Demitrius Bronson and DT Kevin Williams.

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COLLEGE

NOTRE DAME – Suspended RB/WR Will Mahone indefinitely from the football team.

OKLAHOMA STATE – Announced men's basketball G G Anthony Hickey is transferring from LSU and has been granted eligibility by the NCAA for the upcoming season.

GLANTZ-CULVER LINE

Major League Baseball

National League

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE

Cincinnati -125 at Pittsburgh +115

at Atlanta -165 Philadelphia +155

Chicago -120 at Miami +110

at St. Louis -170 New York +160

at Arizona -115 Milwaukee +105

at Los Angeles -190 Colorado +180

American League

at Cleveland -120 Los Angeles +110

at New York -180 Toronto +170

at Detroit -145 Kansas City +135

at Boston -160 Minnesota +150

at Tampa Bay -115 Baltimore +105

Texas -115 at Oakland +105

Interleague

at Seattle -110 San Diego +100

at Washington -130 Houston +120

San Fran. -120 at Chicago (AL) +110

COLLEGE BASEBALL

College World Series

Omaha, Neb.

Double Elimination

x-if necessary

Monday

Texas 4, Louisville 1, Louisville eliminated

Game 6 — UC Irvine (41-23) vs. Vanderbilt (47-19), 8 p.m.

Today

Game 7 — Texas Tech (45-20) vs. Mississippi (46-20), 3 p.m.

Game 8 — TCU (48-16) vs. Virginia (50-14), 8 p.m.

HOLE IN ONE

TODD SIMKUS, No. 5 at Sugar Creek, 150 yards, 9-iron.



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