Scoreboard: Oct. 11

October 10, 2012 

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Assigned INF Ray Olmedo outright to Charlotte. Olmedo chose to become a minor-league free agent.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Named Doug Henry bullpen coach.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Reinstated RHP Jesse Litsch from the 60-day DL, who refused outright assignment and elected to become a free agent.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Deactivated RHP Johnny Cueto. Activated RHP Mike Leake.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS—Waived G Kevin Anderson and G/F Justin Holiday.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Waived F/C Mikki Moore and G Xavier Silas.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Released DL Marcus Benard from injured reserve. Released LB Benjamin Jacobs from the practice squad. Signed WR Rod Windsor to the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS—Placed RB Cedric Benson on injured reserve.

HOUSTON TEXANS—Released KR Trindon Holliday. Signed LB Barrett Rudd.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Released CB Neiko Thorpe. Signed C Bryan Mattison.

MIAMI DOLPHINS—Signed LB Josh Kaddu from the practice squad. Signed DE Louis Nzegwu to the practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS—Placed LB Josh Mauga on injured reserve. Signed DL Daniel Muir.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Signed LB Mario Addison from the practice squad.

Auto racing

this week's events

NASCAR

SPRINT CUP: BANK OF AMERICA 500

Where: Concord, N.C.

When: Thursday, practice (ESPN2, 3:30-5 p.m.), qualifying (ESPN2, 7-8:30 p.m.; Friday, practice (ESPN2, 5:30-7 p.m.); Saturday, race, 7:30 p.m. (ABC-36, 7-11:30 p.m.).

Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Distance: 501 miles, 334 laps.

Last year: Matt Kenseth raced to the last of his three 2011 victories, passing Kyle Busch on a restart with 25 laps remaining.

Last week: Kenseth won under caution at Talladega after Tony Stewart triggered a 25-car pileup trying to protect the lead on the last lap.

Fast facts: The race is the fifth of 10 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Brad Keselowski, the winner of two of the first four Chase races, leads the standings. Jimmie Johnson is second, 14 points back. Denny Hamlin (23 points behind Keselowski) is third, followed by Kasey Kahne (-36), Clint Bowyer (-40), Jeff Gordon (-42), Stewart (-46), Martin Truex Jr. (-48), Greg Biffle (-49), Kevin Harvick (-49), Dale Earnhardt Jr. (-51) and Kenseth (-62). ... In May at the track, Kahne won the Coca-Cola 600 and Johnson took the non-points All-Star race. Johnson has six Cup victories at the track. ... Kurt Busch is making his first start with Furniture Row Racing, replacing Regan Smith in the No. 78 Chevrolet. Smith will drive the No. 51 Phoenix Racing Chevrolet.

NATIONWIDE: DOLLAR GENERAL 300

Where: Concord, N.C.

When: Thursday, practice (ESPN2, 2-3:30 p.m., 6-7 p.m.); Friday, qualifying (ESPN2, 4-5 p.m.), race, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN, 7-10:30 p.m.).

Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Distance: 300 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Carl Edwards raced to the last of his eight 2011 series victories.

Last race: Joey Logano won at Dover on Sept. 29 for his series-leading seventh victory of the season, leading 184 of the 200 laps. He also won at Dover in June.

Fast facts: Elliott Sadler leads the season standings, nine points ahead of 2011 series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Austin Dillon, Sadler's Richard Childress Racing teammate, is third — 25 points back. ... Kyle Busch, the series career victory leader with 51, is winless in 17 starts this season in his own Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 54 Toyota. He has one national series victory this year — the Sprint Cup race in April at Richmond — after winning 18 times last season — four in Cup, eight in Nationwide and six in the Truck Series. ... Sprint Cup leader Brad Keselowski also is racing.

Last week: Parker Kligerman raced to his first NASCAR victory, winning under caution at Talladega.

FORMULA ONE: KOREAN GRAND PRIX

Where: Yeongam, South Korea.

When: Friday, practice (Speed, 1-2:30 a.m.); Saturday, qualifying (Speed, 1-2:30 a.m.); Sunday, race, 2 a.m. (Speed, 1:30-4 a.m.; 3:30-6 p.m.).

Track: Korea International Circuit (road course, 3.493 miles).

Distance: 192.1 miles, 55 laps.

Last week: Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel raced to the 10th of his 11 2011 victories, winning a week after wrapping up his second straight season title; Vettel won the Japanese Grand Prix for his second straight victory and third of the season.

NHRA FULL THROTTLE

Last week: Mike Neff raced to his fourth Funny Car victory of the season, winning the rain-delayed event at Maple Grove Raceway on Monday in Mohnton, Pa. Khalild alBalooshi won for the first time in Top Fuel, and V. Gaines topped the Pro Stock competition. The Pro Stock Motorcycle final between Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec was postponed until Oct. 25 at Las Vegas.

OTHER RACES

ARCA Racing Series: Southern Illinois 100, Sunday, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, DuQuoin, Ill.; World of Outlaws: Sprint Car: Saturday, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, Pevely, Mo. Super DirtCar: Brockville Speedway, Sunday, Brockville, Ontario. U.S. Auto Racing Club: Silver Crown: Sumar Classic 100, Saturday, Terre Haute Action Track, Terre Haute, Ind. Sprint Car: Friday, Terre Haute Action Track, Terre Haute, Ind.; Sunday, I-96 Speedway, Lake Odessa, Mich.

Football

nfl

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

New England 3 2 .600 165 113

N.Y. Jets 2 3 .400 98 132

Miami 2 3 .400 103 103

Buffalo 2 3 .400 118 176

South

Houston 5 0 1.000 149 73

Indianapolis 2 2 .500 91 110

Jacksonville 1 4 .200 65 138

Tennessee 1 4 .200 88 181

North

Baltimore 4 1 .800 130 89

Cincinnati 3 2 .600 125 129

Pittsburgh 2 2 .500 93 89

Cleveland 0 5 .000 100 139

West

San Diego 3 2 .600 124 102

Denver 2 3 .400 135 114

Oakland 1 3 .250 67 125

Kansas City 1 4 .200 94 145

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 3 2 .600 80 99

N.Y. Giants 3 2 .600 152 111

Dallas 2 2 .500 65 88

Washington 2 3 .400 140 147

South

Atlanta 5 0 1.000 148 93

Tampa Bay 1 3 .250 82 91

Carolina 1 4 .200 92 125

New Orleans 1 4 .200 141 154

North

Minnesota 4 1 .800 120 79

Chicago 4 1 .800 149 71

Green Bay 2 3 .400 112 111

Detroit 1 3 .250 100 114

West

Arizona 4 1 .800 94 78

San Francisco 4 1 .800 149 68

St. Louis 3 2 .600 96 94

Seattle 3 2 .600 86 70

Monday's game

Houston 23, N.Y. Jets 17

Thursday's game

Pittsburgh at Tennessee, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday's games

Oakland at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Kansas City at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

Indianapolis at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

Cincinnati at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

Detroit at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

St. Louis at Miami, 1 p.m.

Dallas at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.

New England at Seattle, 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.

Minnesota at Washington, 4:25 p.m.

Green Bay at Houston, 8:20 p.m.

Bye: Carolina, Chicago, Jacksonville, New Orleans

Monday, Oct. 15

Denver at San Diego, 8:30 p.m.

college

this week's schedule

(All times p.m., unless noted)

Thursday's games

STATE—Western Ky.(4-1) at Troy (3-2), 7:30

NATION—UTEP (1-5) at Tulsa (5-1), 8; Arizona St. (4-1) at Colorado (1-4), 9

Friday's game

Navy (2-3) at Cent. Michigan (2-3), 8

Saturday's games

SEC—Auburn (1-4) at Mississippi (3-3), 12:21; No. 1 Alabama (5-0) at Missouri (3-3), 3:30; No. 4 Florida (5-0) at Vanderbilt (2-3), 6; Kentucky (1-5) at Arkansas (2-4), 7; No. 3 South Carolina (6-0) at No. 9 Louisiana St. (5-1), 8; Tennessee (3-2) at No. 19 Mississippi St. (5-0), 9; No. 22 Texas A&M (4-1) vs. No. 23 Louisiana Tech (5-0) at Shreveport, La., 9:15

OVC—Austin Peay (0-6) at Eastern Ky. (4-2), 3; Tenn.-Martin (4-2) at Murray St. (3-3), 4; Jacksonville St. (3-2) at E. Illinois (3-3), 2:30; Tennessee St. (6-0) at SE Missouri (2-3), 7

MID-SOUTH—Bethel (3-3) at Union (3-3), noon; Cumberlands (6-0) at Georgetown (6-0), 1:30; Lindsey Wilson (2-4) at Campbellsville (1-5), 2; Bluefield (0-7) at Belhaven (2-4), 2:30; Cumberland, Tenn. (5-1) at Faulkner (4-2), 3:30; Ky. Christian (3-3) at Virginia-Wise (2-5), 6

STATENo. 18 Louisville (5-0) at Pittsburgh (2-3), 11 a.m.; Lindenwood-Belleville (4-2) at Ky. Wesleyan (1-5), 1; Morehead St. (1-4) at Dayton (2-4), 1; Miles (5-1) at Kentucky St. (1-4), 1:30; Thiel (2-3) at Thomas More (2-3), 1:30

TOP 25No. 5 West Virginia (5-0) at Texas Tech (4-1), 3:30; No. 6 Kansas St. (5-0) at Iowa St. (4-1), noon; No. 17 Stanford (4-1) at No. 7 Notre Dame (5-0), 3:30; No. 8 Ohio St. (6-0) at Indiana (2-3), 8; No. 10 Oregon St. (4-0) at BYU (4-2), 3:30; No. 11 Southern Cal (4-1) at Washington (3-2), 7; Boston College (1-4) at No. 12 Florida St. (5-1), 5:30; No. 15 Texas (4-1) vs. No. 13 Oklahoma (3-1) at Dallas, noon; Syracuse (2-3) at No. 20 Rutgers (5-0), noon; Fordham (4-2) at No. 21 Cincinnati (4-0), 7; Fresno St. (4-2) at No. 24 Boise St. (4-1), 3:30; Illinois (2-4) at No. 25 Michigan (3-2), 3:30

EAST—Kent St. (4-1) at Army (1-4), noon; Duquesne (4-1) at CCSU (0-5), noon; Butler (4-2) at Marist (2-3), noon; Richmond (4-2) at New Hampshire (4-2), noon; Brown (3-1) at Princeton (2-2), noon; Lafayette (3-2) at Yale (1-3), noon; Monmouth (NJ) (3-2) at Cornell (2-2), 12:30; St. Francis (Pa.) (3-3) at Albany (5-1), 1; Robert Morris (1-4) at Bryant (0-6), 1; Holy Cross (1-4) at Colgate (2-3), 1; Lehigh (6-0) at Georgetown, D.C. (3-3), 1; Columbia (1-3) at Penn (1-3), 1; Georgia St. (0-6) at Rhode Island (0-5), 1; Temple (2-2) at Connecticut (3-3), 1; Sacred Heart (1-4) at Dartmouth (3-1), 1:30; Bucknell (1-4) at Harvard (4-0), 3:30; Maine (2-3) at Towson (2-3), 7

SOUTH—Duke (5-1) at Virginia Tech (3-3), 12:30; Jacksonville (5-1) at Davidson (0-5), 1; Norfolk St. (2-4) at Hampton (0-4), 1; N.C. Central (3-2) at Morgan St. (3-2), 1; SMU (2-3) at Tulane (0-5), 1; VMI (2-3) at Charleston Southern (1-4), 1:30; S.C. State (2-4) at Delaware St. (2-3), 1:30; Chattanooga (2-3) at Furman (2-4), 1:30; Howard (4-1) at North Carolina A&T (2-3), 1:30; Alcorn St. (2-4) at Alabama A&M (6-0), 2; Jackson St. (2-4) at Alabama St. (4-2), 2; Liberty (1-4) at Presbyterian (2-4), 2; W. Carolina (1-5) at The Citadel (3-3), 2; North Carolina (4-2) at Miami (4-2), 2:30; Grambling St. (0-5) at MVSU (1-4), 3; Appalachian St. (4-2) at Samford (4-1), 3; Maryland (3-2) at Virginia (2-4), 3; Stony Brook (5-1) at Coastal Carolina (2-3), 3:30; William & Mary (2-4) at James Madison (4-1), 3:30; Villanova (4-2) at Old Dominion (5-0), 3:30; Northwestern St. (3-3) at SE Louisiana (2-4), 4; Memphis (1-4) at East Carolina (3-3), 4:30; Middle Tennessee (3-2) at FIU (1-5), 6; Savannah St. (0-5) at Florida A&M (2-4), 6; Mid-Am Nazarene (4-1) at Gardner-Webb (0-5), 6; Wofford (5-0) at Georgia Southern (4-1), 6; Texas Southern (1-5) at Southern U. (2-3), 6:30; Sam Houston St. (3-2) at Nicholls St. (1-3), 7; FAU (1-4) at Louisiana-Monroe (3-2), 8; Cent. Arkansas (4-2) at McNeese St. (4-1), 8; Southern Miss. (0-5) at UCF (3-2), 8

MIDWEST—Iowa (3-2) at Michigan St. (4-2), noon; Northwestern (5-1) at Minnesota (4-1), noon; Wisconsin (4-2) at Purdue (3-2), noon; Toledo (5-1) at E. Michigan (0-5), 1; Youngstown St. (4-1) at Illinois St. (5-1), 2; South Dakota (1-4) at Missouri St. (0-6), 2; Akron (1-5) at Ohio (6-0), 2; Drake (4-2) at Valparaiso (0-5), 2; W. Michigan (3-3) at Ball St. (3-3), 3; N. Iowa (1-4) at S. Illinois (3-3), 3; Miami (Ohio) (3-3) at Bowling Green (3-3), 3:30; Oklahoma St. (2-2) at Kansas (1-4), 3:30; Buffalo (1-4) at N. Illinois (5-1), 3:30; N. Arizona (4-1) at North Dakota (3-3), 4:05; Indiana St. (4-2) at N. Dakota St. (5-0), 4:07; W. Illinois (3-2) at S. Dakota St. (4-1), 7

SOUTHWEST—UAB (1-4) at Houston (2-3), noon; UTSA (5-0) at Rice (1-5), 3:30; South Alabama (1-4) at Arkansas St. (3-3), 7; TCU (4-1) at Baylor (3-1), 7; Idaho (1-5) at Texas St. (2-3), 7; McMurry (3-2) at Lamar (2-4), 8

FAR WEST—Utah (2-3) at UCLA (4-2), 3; Nevada (5-1) at UNLV (1-5), 3; S. Utah (2-4) at Montana (3-3), 3:30; E. Washington (4-1) at Montana St. (6-0), 3:35; Utah St. (4-2) at San Jose St. (4-1), 4; Campbell (1-4) at San Diego (2-3), 5; UC Davis (2-4) at Idaho St. (1-4), 6:05; Colorado St. (1-5) at San Diego St. (3-3), 6:30; Air Force (2-3) at Wyoming (1-4), 7; N. Colorado (1-4) at Cal Poly (5-0), 9:05; Weber St. (0-6) at Sacramento St. (4-2), 9:05; California (2-4) at Washington St. (2-4), 10:30; New Mexico (3-3) at Hawaii (1-4), 11:59

Soccer

college men

At Crestview Hills

Thomas More 1, Westminster 1 (tie)

At Lexington

Transylvania 1, Franklin 0

Goal—King.

GoalkeepersT: Nossokoff; F: Chapman.

Records—Transylvania 10-1-1 (4-0 HCAC), Franklin 4-6-2 (2-1-1).

At Pikeville

Bluefield 6, Pikeville 4

At St. Catharine

Cumberlands 3, St. Catharine 1

college women

At Crestview Hills

Thomas More 1, Westminster 0

At Pikeville

Bluefield 3, Pikeville 1

At St. Catharine

St. Catharine 5, Cumberlands 1

high school boys

district tournaments

(All times p.m. and local)

29th at south oldham

Wednesday's finals

South Oldham 2 Oldham Co. 1 (PK)

39th at Stonerside Field

Thursday's finals

Montgomery Co. vs. Clark Co., 6:30

41st at Community Stadium

Thursday's finals

Franklin Co. at Woodford Co., 7:45

42nd at Henry Clay

Finals

Scott Co. Henry Clay (n)

43rd at Paul Dunbar

Finals

Lexington Catholic at Paul Dunbar, 7

44th at Madison Central

Thursday's finals

Model vs. Madison Southern, 8

46th at Mercer Co.

Finals

Mercer Co. 4, West Jessamine 0

Goals—Souder 2, Bosse, Angel.

GoalkeepersMC: Ransdell; WJ: Holifield.

Records—Mercer Co. 18-3-1, West Jessamine 12-10-1.

high school girls

district tournaments

(All times p.m. and local)

29th at south oldham

Wednesday's finals

Oldham Co. 4 South Oldham 0

39th at Stonerside Field

Finals

Clark Co. 3 Montgomery Co. 0

41st at Woodford Co.

Thursday's finals

Franklin Co. vs. Woodford Co., 6

42nd at Georgetown

Finals

Scott Co. 3 Henry Clay 0

43rd at Lexington Christian

Thursday's finals

Lexington Catholic vs. Tates Creek, 7

44th at Madison Central

Madison Southern at Madison Central, 6

46th at Mercer Co.

East Jessamine vs. West Jessamine, 7Tennis

college women

At Franklin, Ind.

Franklin 7, Transylvania 2

Singles

Mielcarek (T) d. Pasek 6-3, 6-2; Sanders (F) d. Hizny 6-7, 2-3, ret.; Harris (F) d. Dixon 6-0, 6-1; Gillaspy (F) d. Haugli 6-0, 6-2.

Tuley (F) d. Tapscott 6-1, 6-1; Howell (F) d. McCreary 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles

Mielcarek-Hizny, (T) d. Sanders=-Gillaspy 8-5; Pasek-Harris (F) d. Dixon-Haugli 9-8 (10-8); Tuley-Howell (F) d. Tapscott-Larain 8-1.

Volleyball

college

At Barbourville

Union 3, Montreat 1

high school

district tournaments

41st at Franklin Co.

Finals

Woodford Co. d. Franklin Co. 25-23, 27-25, 19-25, 25-21.

43rd at tates creek

Semifinals

Lafayette vs. Tates Creek (n)

Lexington Catholic vs. Paul Dunbar (n)

Thursday's finals

Semifinals winners, 6

Odds

glantz-culver line

Major League BasebalL

PLAYOFFS

National League

Favorite Line Underdog Line

at Cincinnati-135 San Francisco +125

at Washington-115 St. Louis +105

American League

(x-if necessary)

at New York-155 Baltimore +145

x-Detroit-145 at Oakland +135

NCAA Football

Favorite Open Wed. Underdog

Arizona St. 23½ 22½ at Colorado

Western Ky. 2 1½ at Troy

at Tulsa 15 16½ UTEP

Saturday

Oklahoma-x 3½ 3 Texas

at Michigan St. 11½ 9½ Iowa

North Carolina 5½ 7 at Miami

Kent St. 1½ 1½ at Army

at Virginia 3 2 Maryland

at Virginia Tech 9½ 10 Duke

at Purdue pk 2½ Wisconsin

Northwestern 3½ 3½ at Minnesota

at Rutgers 7½ 7 Syracuse

at Florida St. 28 27½ Boston College

at UConn 4 5½ Temple

Louisville 1½ 3 at Pittsburgh

at East Carolina 20 17½ Memphis

Florida 9 8 at Vanderbilt

Air Force 5½ 2½ at Wyoming

at Ball St. 1½ 3 W. Michigan

at N. Illinois 14 12½ Buffalo

at Texas St. 2½ 2½ Idaho

Kansas St. 6½ 6½ at Iowa St.

at Mississippi 3½ 6 Auburn

at Houston 13½ 14 UAB

at Michigan 21½ 23½ Illinois

at Boise St. 9 7 Fresno St.

Southern Cal 13½ 12 at Washington

at BYU 3½ 6 Oregon St.

Alabama 17½ 21½ at Missouri

at Notre Dame 9½ 7½ Stanford

at San Jose St. pk 3 Utah St.

at Arkansas 16½ 17 Kentucky

at Mississippi St. 2½ 3 Tennessee

at LSU 4 2½ South Carolina

California 7 7½ at Washington St.

West Virginia 5 3½ at Texas Tech

at Baylor 6 8 TCU

at UCF 14 17 Southern Miss.

Oklahoma St. 20 23½ at Kansas

Ohio St. 18 17 at Indiana

SMU 20 15½ at Tulane

at Rice 4 3 UTSA

at UNLV off off Nevada

at San Diego St. 19 20½ Colorado St.

at UCLA 5½ 8 Utah

New Mexico 2 3½ at Hawaii

at La.-Monroe 23 24 FAU

at Arkansas St. 20 21 South Alabama

Middle Tenn. 2½ 3 at FIU

Texas A&M-y 6 7½ Louisiana Tech

x-at Dallas; y-at Shreveport, La.

Off key—Nevada QB questionable

NFL

Favorite Open Wed. Underdog

Pittsburgh 6 5½ at Tennessee

Sunday

Cincinnati 3 1 at Cleveland

at N.Y. Jets 3 3½ Indianapolis

at Tampa Bay 3½ 3½ Kansas City

at Atlanta 9½ 9 Oakland

at Baltimore 4 3½ Dallas

at Philadelphia 6½ 4 Detroit

at Miami 3 3½ St. Louis

New England 4 3½ at Seattle

at Arizona 5 4½ Buffalo

at Washington off off Minnesota

at San Francisco 5½ 5 N.Y. Giants

at Houston 4 3½ Green Bay

Monday, Oct. 15

at San Diego 3 1½ Denver

Off key—Washington QB questionable

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