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May 11, 2013 

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BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB—Suspended umpire Fieldin Culbreth two games because he was in charge of the crew that allowed Houston manager Bo Porter to improperly switch relievers in the middle of an inning. Fined umpires Brian O'Nora, Bill Welke and Adrian Johnson an undisclosed amount.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Reinstated OF Dayan Viciedo from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Jordan Danks to Charlotte (IL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Placed RHP Tommy Hanson on the restricted list. Recalled LHP Michael Roth from Arkansas (Texas).

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Placed RHP Brandon Gomes on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 8. Recalled RHP Josh Lueke from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS—Placed C A.J. Pierzynski on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 6. Recalled C Robinson Chirinos from Round Rock (PCL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Activated RHP Kyuji Fujikawa from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Rafael Dolis to Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS—Activated C Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day DL. Designated C Corky Miller for assignment.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA—Fined Chicago F Taj Gibson $25,000 for verbal abuse of a game official during a May 8 game against Miami.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES—Waived G Brandon Roy.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Agreed to terms with LB Karlos Dansby on a one-year contract. Signed RB Stepfan Taylor, WR Ryan Swope, RB Andre Ellington and TE D.C. Jefferson to four-year contracts.

BUFFALO BILLS—Signed WR Marquise Goodwin, DB Duke Williams, DB Jonathan Meeks and K Dustin Hopkins.

DALLAS COWBOYS—Signed LB DeVonte Holloman to a four-year contract and QB Dalton Williams, LB Brandon Magee, LB Cameron Lawrence, LB Deon Lacey, LB Taylor Reed, CB Xavier Brewer, CB Dustin Harris, CB Devin Smith, S Jakar Hamilton, S Jeff Heath, WR Greg Herd, WR Eric Rogers, K Spencer Benton, TE Paul Freedman and RB Kendial Lawrence.

DETROIT LIONS—Signed DE Ezekiel Ansah to a five-year contract and CB Darius Slay, G Larry Warford, DE Devin Taylor, P Sam Martin, WR Corey Fuller, RB Theo Riddick, TE Michael Williams and LB Brandon Hepburn to four-year contracts.

GREEN BAY PACKERS—Signed OT David Bakhtiari, OT J.C. Tretter, RB Johnathan Franklin, CB Micah Hyde, DE Josh Boyd, LB Nate Palmer, WR C.J. Johnson, WR Kevin Dorsey, LB Sam Barrington, QB Matt Brown, C Patrick Lewis, LB Andy Mulumba, RB Angelo Pease, DT Gilbert Pena, FB Ryan Roberson, TE Jake Stoneburner, G Lane Taylor and WR Myles White.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed OL Eric Kush and LB Mike Catapano.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Signed DT John Jenkins to a four-year contract.

NEW YORK GIANTS—Named Joe Danos assistant strength and conditioning coach, Matt Shauger assistant director of pro personnel and Tim McDonnell pro scout. Signed LB Aaron Curry, DT Jonathan Hankins, DE Damontre Moore, S Cooper Taylor, RB Michael Cox, RB Jeremy Wright, LB Etienne Sabino, LB Charleus Dieuseul, DB Charles James, WR Marcus Davis and S Alonzo Tweedy.

NEW YORK JETS—Signed OL Oday Aboushi, G Will Campbell, WR Zach Rogers, WR Ryan Spadola, WR K.J. Stroud, WR Antavious Wilson, TE Chris Pantale, TE Mike Shanahan, OL Dalton Freeman, OL Trey Gilleo, OL Mark Popek, DL Roosevelt Holliday, DL Jake McDonough, LB Troy Davis, DB Mike Edwards and S Rontez Miles.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed DT Jordan Hill, WR Chris Harper, DT Jesse Williams, TE Luke Willson, G Ryan Seymour, LB Ty Powell, G Jared Smith, WR Matt Austin, OT Alvin Bailey, DE Kenneth Boatright, LB Ramon Buchanan, LB John Lotulelei, S Ray Polk, G Jordon Roussos and LB Craig Wilkins to multiyear contracts.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

COLORADO AVALANCHE—Announced the resignation of president Pierre Lacroix, who will serve as an adviser. Named Josh Kroenke president. Promoted Joe Sakic to executive vice president of hockey operations.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Recalled G Philipp Grubauer, D Dmitry Orlov, D Tomas Kundratek, D Cameron Schilling and D Nate Schmidt from Hershey (AHL).

COLLEGE

FLORIDA—Announced men's junior basketball G Eli Carter has transferred from Rutgers.

GEORGE MASON—Announced freshman basketball F Julian Royal is transferring from Georgia Tech.

GEORGIA TECH—Announced junior basketball G Brandon Reed will transfer after he graduates at the end of the summer term.

Auto racing

nascar

Sprint Cup-Bojangles' Southern 500

After Friday qualifying; race Saturday

At Darlington, S.C.

Lap length: 1.366 miles

(Car number in parentheses)

1. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 181.918 mph.

2. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 180.974

3. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 180.92

4. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 180.741

5. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 180.284

6. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 180.158

7. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 180.112

8. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 180.105

9. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 180

10. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 179.77

11. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 179.684

12. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 179.632

13. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 179.599

14. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 179.514

15. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 179.468

16. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 179.409

17. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 179.004

18. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 178.822

19. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 178.815

20. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 178.75

21. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 178.497

22. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 178.316

23. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 178.219

24. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 177.98

25. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 177.974

26. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 177.961

27. (51) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 177.948

28. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 177.73

29. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 177.685

30. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 177.653

31. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 177.646

32. (33) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 177.3

33. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, 177.051

34. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, 176.67

35. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 176.657

36. (95) Scott Speed, Ford, 176.359

37. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, Owner pts.

38. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, Owner pts.

39. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, Owner pts.

40. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, Owner pts.

41. (32) Timmy Hill, Ford, Owner pts.

42. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, Owner pts.

43. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, Owner pts.Baseball

minor league

south atlantic league

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

Hagerstown (Nationals) 19 12 .613 —

Hickory (Rangers) 19 13 .594 ½

West Virginia (Pirates) 16 17 .485 4

Delmarva (Orioles) 15 17 .469 4½

Greensboro (Marlins) 15 17 .469 4½

Kannapolis (White Sox) 11 18 .379 7

Lakewood (Phillies) 10 22 .313 9½

Southern Division

W L Pct. GB

Savannah (Mets) 20 11 .645 —

Augusta (Giants) 19 13 .594 1½

Asheville (Rockies) 18 13 .581 2

Rome (Braves) 18 13 .581 2

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees)15 15 .500 4½

Lexington (Royals) 16 17 .485 5

Greenville (Red Sox) 10 23 .303 11

Friday's games

West Virginia at Lexington, ppd., rain

Delmarva at Hagerstown, ppd., rain

Lakewood at Greensboro (n)

Kannapolis at Asheville (n)

Hickory at Charleston, S.C. (n)

Augusta at Greenville (n)

Rome at Savannah (n)

Saturday's games

Augusta at Greenville, TBA

Delmarva at Hagerstown, 5:05 p.m., 1st game

Kannapolis at Asheville, 6:05 p.m.

Hickory at Charleston, S.C., 6:05 p.m.

West Virginia at Lexington, 6:05 p.m., 1st game

Rome at Savannah, 6:05 p.m.

Lakewood at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

Delmarva at Hagerstown, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game

West Virginia at Lexington, 8:35 p.m., 2nd game

Sunday's games

Augusta at Greenville, TBA

Delmarva at Hagerstown, 1:05 p.m.

West Virginia at Lexington, 1:35 p.m.

Rome at Savannah, 2:05 p.m.

Kannapolis at Asheville, 2:05 p.m.

Lakewood at Greensboro, 4 p.m.

Hickory at Charleston, S.C., 5:05 p.m.

college

sec standings

Eastern Division

SEC All

W-L W-L

Vanderbilt 21-2 42-6

South Carolina 14-10 35-14

Florida 12-13 27-24

Kentucky 10-14 28-19

Missouri 7-17 15-28

Tennessee 6-16 19-26

Georgia 5-17 18-29

Western Division

SEC All

W-L W-L

Louisiana St. 19-6 43-7

Arkansas 15-8 32-16

Mississippi State 13-11 36-13

Mississippi 12-12 33-16

Alabama 11-12 29-21

Texas A&M 11-13 27-22

Auburn 10-15 30-19

Thursday's game

Texas A&M 2, Louisiana St. 1

Friday's games

Auburn 7, Florida 4

South Carolina 7, Georgia 2

Vanderbilt at Kentucky, ppd. (rain)

Mississippi St. at Mississippi, susp. (rain)

Missouri at Alabama (n)

Louisiana St. at Texas A&M (n)

Tennessee at Arkansas (n)

Basketball

nba

playoffs

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

Tuesday's games

New York 105, Indiana 79, series tied 1-1

Memphis 99, Oklahoma City 93, series tied 1-1

Wednesday's games

Miami 115, Chicago 78, series tied 1-1

Golden State 100, San Antonio 91, series tied 1-1

Friday's games

Miami 104, Chicago 94, Miami leads series 2-1

San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday's games

Oklahoma City at Memphis, 5 p.m.

New York at Indiana, 8 p.m.

Sunday's game

San Antonio at Golden State, 3:30 p.m.

Monday's games

Miami at Chicago, 7 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Memphis, 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 14

New York at Indiana, 7 or 8 p.m.

x-Golden State at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15

x-Chicago at Miami, 7 p.m.

Memphis at Oklahoma City, 8 or 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 16

Indiana at New York, 8 p.m.

x-San Antonio at Golden State, TBA

Friday, May 17

x-Miami at Chicago, TBA

x-Oklahoma City at Memphis, TBA

Saturday, May 18

x-New York at Indiana, TBA Sunday, May 19

x-Chicago at Miami, TBA

x-Golden State at San Antonio, TBA

x-Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBA Monday, May 20

x-Indiana at New York, 8 p.m.

heat 104, bulls 94

Miami leads series 2-1

MIAMI (104) — James 6-17 11-11 25, Haslem 2-3 0-0 4, Bosh 8-16 3-4 20, Chalmers 3-6 3-3 9, Wade 5-7 0-0 10, Battier 2-5 3-4 9, Allen 1-6 2-3 4, Cole 6-7 3-3 18, Andersen 2-3 1-2 5. Totals 35-70 26-30 104.

CHICAGO (94) — Butler 6-12 3-3 17, Boozer 10-16 1-2 21, Noah 6-12 3-5 15, Robinson 5-13 6-8 17, Belinelli 5-13 2-4 16, Gibson 2-9 2-3 6, Teague 1-2 0-0 2, Mohammed 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-77 17-25 94.

Miami 25 27 18 34—104

Chicago 25 25 20 24— 94

Three-point goals—Miami 8-20 (Cole 3-3, James 2-4, Battier 2-5, Bosh 1-2, Chalmers 0-1, Allen 0-5), Chicago 7-22 (Belinelli 4-9, Butler 2-3, Robinson 1-7, Teague 0-1, Boozer 0-1, Gibson 0-1). Fouled out—Battier, Belinelli, Noah. Rebounds—Miami 44 (Bosh 19), Chicago 45 (Noah 11). Assists—Miami 21 (James 7), Chicago 21 (Robinson 7). Total fouls—Miami 20, Chicago 30. Technicals—James, Mohammed, Noah. Ejected—Mohammed. A—22,675 (20,917).

Golf

professional

pga: the players championship

At Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

7,215-yd., par-72

TPC Sawgrass

Sergio Garcia 68-65—133-11

Tiger Woods 67-67—134-10

Kevin Chappell 69-66—135-9

Lee Westwood 69-66—135-9

Henrik Stenson 68-67—135-9

Ryan Palmer 67-69—136-8

Casey Wittenberg 67-69—136-8

David Lingmerth 68-68—136-8

Matt Kuchar 71-66—137-7

Hunter Mahan 67-70—137-7

Adam Scott 69-68—137-7

Zach Johnson 66-71—137-7

Charles Howell III 71-67—138-6

Marc Leishman 72-66—138-6

Jason Dufner 71-67—138-6

Webb Simpson 67-71—138-6

Martin Laird 71-67—138-6

Rory McIlroy 66-72—138-6

Steve Stricker 67-71—138-6

Chris Kirk 70-69—139-5

Sang-Moon Bae 68-71—139-5

Jerry Kelly 71-68—139-5

Kevin Streelman 69-70—139-5

Brandt Snedeker 71-69—140-4

Tim Herron 71-69—140-4

David Lynn 72-68—140-4

Peter Hanson 70-70—140-4

Ben Crane 69-71—140-4

Greg Chalmers 68-73—141-3

Matt Every 70-71—141-3

Ben Curtis 69-72—141-3

Luke Donald 72-69—141-3

Graham DeLaet 71-70—141-3

Harris English 70-71—141-3

Jeff Overton 71-70—141-3

Brendon de Jonge 72-69—141-3

Jeff Maggert 70-71—141-3

Roberto Castro 63-78—141-3

Sean O'Hair 70-71—141-3

Andres Romero 69-72—141-3

Davis Love III 70-72—142-2

Martin Kaymer 73-69—142-2

Carl Pettersson 70-72—142-2

K.J. Choi 69-73—142-2

Chris Stroud 73-69—142-2

Jason Bohn 68-74—142-2

D.A. Points 72-70—142-2

John Huh 70-72—142-2

Boo Weekley 71-71—142-2

Ricky Barnes 71-71—142-2

James Driscoll 75-68—143-1

Daniel Summerhays 69-74—143-1

Rory Sabbatini 75-68—143-1

Freddie Jacobson 72-71—143-1

Charl Schwartzel 72-71—143-1

David Hearn 72-71—143-1

Jimmy Walker 72-71—143-1

Chad Campbell 71-72—143-1

Kyle Stanley 75-68—143-1

Bubba Watson 73-70—143-1

Bo Van Pelt 69-74—143-1

John Senden 73-70—143-1

Charley Hoffman 70-74—144 E

Seung-Yul Noh 70-74—144 E

Charlie Wi 74-70—144 E

Jonas Blixt 69-75—144 E

Padraig Harrington 68-76—144 E

Michael Thompson 69-75—144 E

James Hahn 70-74—144 E

Branden Grace 73-71—144 E

Josh Teater 72-72—144 E

William McGirt 70-74—144 E

Jason Day 69-75—144 E

Justin Leonard 70-74—144 E

Louis Oosthuizen 69-75—144 E

Angel Cabrera 74-70—144 E

Brian Davis 78-66—144 EFailed to qualify

Gonzalo Fdez-Castano 75-70—145 +1

Phil Mickelson 72-73—145 +1

Robert Garrigus 72-73—145 +1

Vijay Singh 74-71—145 +1

Jason Kokrak 69-76—145 +1

Cameron Tringale 70-75—145 +1

Brendan Steele 74-71—145 +1

Rickie Fowler 73-72—145 +1

Jim Furyk 72-73—145 +1

Russell Henley 69-76—145 +1

Nicholas Thompson 69-76—145 +1

Ian Poulter 75-71—146 +2

Nick Watney 76-70—146 +2

Justin Rose 72-74—146 +2

J.J. Henry 74-72—146 +2

Kevin Stadler 78-68—146 +2

Francesco Molinari 74-72—146 +2

Graeme McDowell 70-76—146 +2

Ernie Els 73-73—146 +2

Charlie Beljan 72-74—146 +2

Scott Piercy 70-77—147 +3

Brian Stuard 73-74—147 +3

Scott Langley 76-71—147 +3

Tom Gillis 77-70—147 +3

Ken Duke 71-76—147 +3

Keegan Bradley 70-77—147 +3

Billy Horschel 76-71—147 +3

Brian Gay 72-75—147 +3

Dicky Pride 73-74—147 +3

Matt Jones 70-77—147 +3

Martin Flores 76-72—148 +4

Bill Haas 75-73—148 +4

Scott Brown 74-74—148 +4

Mark Wilson 74-74—148 +4

Bryce Molder 74-74—148 +4

Tim Clark 72-76—148 +4

Robert Allenby 73-75—148 +4

Thorbjorn Olesen 73-76—149 +5

Jonathan Byrd 74-75—149 +5

Stewart Cink 76-73—149 +5

Ryan Moore 76-73—149 +5

Pat Perez 74-75—149 +5

Luke Guthrie 76-73—149 +5

David Toms 79-70—149 +5

Scott Stallings 71-78—149 +5

Lucas Glover 73-76—149 +5

Geoff Ogilvy 75-74—149 +5

Ted Potter, Jr. 75-75—150 +6

Bud Cauley 78-72—150 +6

Troy Matteson 75-75—150 +6

Erik Compton 80-70—150 +6

Johnson Wagner 77-74—151 +7

Will Claxton 77-74—151 +7

John Merrick 74-77—151 +7

David Mathis 78-74—152 +8

George McNeill 70-82—152 +8

Richard H. Lee 76-76—152 +8

Brian Harman 72-81—153 +9

Y.E. Yang 73-81—154 +10

Joe Daley 78-77—155 +11

Aaron Baddeley 78-77—155 +11

Derek Ernst 74-81—155 +11

Tommy Gainey 75-80—155 +11

John Rollins 77-79—156 +12

Greg Owen 76-82—158 +14

Dustin Johnson 74—WD

Colt Knost 79—WD

college women

ncaa east regional

At Auburn, Ala.

AFTER TWO ROUNDS

Kentucky team score—8. 597 (+21)

Kentucky golfers—t42. Betsie Johnson 148, t48. Sarah Harris 149, t48. Cylia Damerau 149, t81. Liz Breed 153, t96. Ashleigh Albrecht 156

Hockey

nhl

playoffs

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

FIRST ROUND

Monday, May 6

Boston 5, Toronto 2, Boston leads series 2-1

N.Y. Rangers 4, Washington 3, Washington leads series 2-1

Detroit 3, Anaheim 2 (OT), series tied 2-2

Los Angeles 4, St. Louis 3, series tied 2-2

Tuesday's games

Ottawa 3, Montreal 2 (OT)

N.Y. Islanders 6, Pittsburgh 4

Chicago 3, Minnesota 0

San Jose 4, Vancouver 3, San Jose wins series 4-0

Wednesday's games

Boston 4, Toronto 3, Boston leads series 3-1

N.Y. Rangers 4, Washington 3

Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 2 (OT)

Anaheim 3, Detroit 2 (OT)

Thursday's games

Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Islanders 0, Pittsburgh leads series 3-2

Ottawa 6, Montreal 1, Ottawa wins series 4-1

Chicago 5, Minnesota 1, Chicago wins series 4-1

Friday's games

Toronto 2, Boston 1, Boston leads series 3-2

Washington 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 (OT), Washington leads series 3-2

Anaheim at Detroit (n), Anaheim led series 3-2

St. Louis at Los Angeles (n), series was tied 2-2

Saturday's games

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, TBA

Sunday's games

Washington at N.Y. Rangers, TBA

x-Detroit at Anaheim, TBA

Boston at Toronto, TBA

x-N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, TBA

Monday's games

x-NY Rangers at Washington, TBA

x-Toronto at Boston, TBA

x-Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBA

Softball

college

ovc tournament

At Charleston, Ill.

Losers' bracket

Morehead St. 100 100 0—2 5 0

Tenn.-Martin 400 001 0—5 7 3

Pfost and Bartko; Tate and Wilson. W—Tate (18-6). L—Pfost (15-14). 2B—M: Raile; T: Wilson. HR—M: Taylor.

Records—Tenn.-Martin 34-19, Morehead St. 24-25.

sun belt tournament

At Troy, Ala.

Winners' bracket

La.-Lafayette 003 000 0—3 6 0

Western Ky. 100 100 0—2 2 0

Wallace and Draheim; Rousseau and Dew. W—Wallace (28-7). L—Rousseau (23-6). 3B—W: Sulaski. HR—W: Cruce.

Records—Louisiana-Lafayette 43-12, Western Ky. 40-15.

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