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Scoreboard: Sept. 12

September 12, 2013 

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed SS Derek Jeter on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept. 8.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

MIAMI HEAT — Signed F Michael Beasley.

NEW YORK KNICKS — Signed G Chris Smith and G Toure' Murry.

WNBA

WNBA — Suspended Phoenix G Diana Taurasi one game for an accumulation of technical fouls.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Re-signed DT Sione Fua. Placed G Garry Williams on injured reserve.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Named Jason Cohen general counsel.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed DB Robert Steeples to the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed LB Emmanuel Acho to the practice squad.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed TE Kellen Davis. Released LB Allen Bradford. Signed G Ryan Seymour and LB to the practice squad. Released G-C Jared Smith and DT Michael Brooks from the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Signed vice president and general manager Stan Bowman to a two-year contract extension through 2017-18.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Agreed to terms with D Radek Martinek and F Justin Johnson on professional tryout contracts.

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Re-signed D Nick Petrecki to a one-year contract.

COLLEGE

GRAMBLING STATE — Fired football coach Doug Williams. Named George Ragsdale interim coach.

Baseball

Minor League

South Atlantic League Playoffs

Championship Series (Best-of-5)

x-if necessary

Series tied 1-1

Monday, Sep. 9: Hagerstown 6, Savannah 1

Tuesday, Sep. 10: Savannah 6, Hagerstown 2

Thursday, Sep. 12: Hagerstown at Savannah, 7:05 p.m.

Friday, Sep. 13: Hagerstown at Savannah, 7:05 p.m.

x-Saturday, Sep. 14: Hagerstown at Savannah, 6:05 p.m.

Football

NFL

standings, schedule

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

New England 1 0 1.000 23 21

Miami 1 0 1.000 23 10

N.Y. Jets 1 0 1.000 18 17

Buffalo 0 1 .000 21 23

South

Houston 1 0 1.000 31 28

Indianapolis 1 0 1.000 21 17

Tennessee 1 0 1.000 16 9

Jacksonville 0 1 .000 2 28

North

W L Pct PF PA

Cincinnati 0 1 .000 21 24

Pittsburgh 0 1 .000 9 16

Baltimore 0 1 .000 27 49

Cleveland 0 1 .000 10 23

West

Kansas City 1 0 1.000 28 2

Denver 1 0 1.000 49 27

Oakland 0 1 .000 17 21

San Diego 0 1 .000 28 31

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

Dallas 1 0 1.000 36 31

Philadelphia 1 0 1.000 33 27

N.Y. Giants 0 1 .000 31 36

Washington 0 1 .000 27 33

South

New Orleans 1 0 1.000 23 17

Tampa Bay 0 1 .000 17 18

Carolina 0 1 .000 7 12

Atlanta 0 1 .000 17 23

North

Detroit 1 0 1.000 34 24

Chicago 1 0 1.000 24 21

Green Bay 0 1 .000 28 34

Minnesota 0 1 .000 24 34

West

St. Louis 1 0 1.000 27 24

San Francisco 1 0 1.000 34 28

Seattle 1 0 1.000 12 7

Arizona 0 1 .000 24 27

Thursday's game

N.Y. Jets at New England, 8:25 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 15

Dallas at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

Tennessee at Houston, 1 p.m.

Washington at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Chicago, 1 p.m.

St. Louis at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

San Diego at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

Miami at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Carolina at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

Detroit at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.

New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 4:05 p.m.

Jacksonville at Oakland, 4:25 p.m.

Denver at N.Y. Giants, 4:25 p.m.

San Francisco at Seattle, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 16

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 8:40 p.m.

College

This Week's Schedule

All times EST and p.m.

Thursday

State — Cumberlands at Pikeville, 7

Top 25 —No. 24 Texas Christian at Texas Tech, 7:30 (ESPN)

NATION— Troy at Arkansas State, 7:30 (ESPNU)

FRIDAY

NATION— Air Force at Boise State, 8 (ESPN)

Saturday

SEC— No. 7 Louisville at Kentucky, noon (ESPN); Southern Mississippi at Arkansas, 12:21; No. 1 Alabama at No. 6 Texas A&M, 3:30 (CBS); Tennessee at No. 2 Oregon, 3:30 (ABC); Mississippi State at Auburn, 7 (ESPN2); Kent State at No. 8 Louisiana State, 7 (ESPNU); Vanderbilt at No. 13 South Carolina, 7 (ESPN); No. 25 Mississippi at Texas, 8

OVC— Austin Peay at Chattanooga, 6; Coastal Carolina at Eastern Kentucky, 6; Tennessee Tech at Hampton, 6; Missouri State at Murray State, 7; Illinois State at Eastern Illinois, 7; Tennessee State at Jackson State, 7; Central Arkansas at Tenn-Martin, 7; North Alabama at Jacksonville State, 8

TOP 25—No. 4 Ohio State at California, 7 (FOX); No. 5 Stanford at Army, noon (CBS Sports); Nevada at No. 10 Florida State, 3:30 (ESPN); Akron at No. 11 Michigan, noon; Lamar at No. 12 Oklahoma State, 7:30; Tulsa at No. 14 Oklahoma, noon (ESPN2); No. 16 UCLA at No. 23 Nebraska, noon (ABC); Western Michigan at No. 17 Northwestern, 9; No. 19 Washington at Illinois, 6; No. 20 Wisconsin at Arizona State, 10:30 (ESPN); No. 21 Notre Dame at Purdue, 8 (ABC)

NATION— Bowling Green at Indiana, noon (ESPNU); Louisiana-Monroe at Wake Forest, 12:30; New Mexico at Pittsburgh, 12:30; Georgia Tech at Duke, 3:30 (ESPNU)

Golf

College Women

The 'mo'-Morial

At Bryan, Texas

Final results

Teams —Kentucky 872 , Virginia 883, Central Florida 885, East Carolina 893, Texas A&M (A) 894, Florida State 900, Texas A&M (B) 921, UTSA 922, Rollins 932, Elon 961, Redlands C.C. 969, Texas-Pan American 1,052.

State

Kentucky Women's Senior Tournament

At Woodson Bend G.C.

Championship— Jessica Cornelius 143, Charlotte Logsdon 152

Freshmen

Low gross— Cynthia Powell 153, Peg Escola 169, Debbie Abshear 174

Low net— Roz Tender 143, Teresa Craig 148, Melba Kindervaten 150

Sophomores

Low gross— Sandra Hartman 155, Joan Rizer 161, Pam Clasby 164

Low net— Linda Neikirk 139, Marsha Bordas 139, Chris Davidson 144

Juniors

Low gross— Anne Combs 157, Joan Waldrop 163, Charlotte Nelson 166

Low net— Freda Cundiff 137, Mary Lee Gillis 141, Darnell Abell 143

Seniors

Low gross— Carol Ferguson 182, Louise Hopper 189, Linda Hood 193

Low net— Sandy White 135, Jo Ann Helton 140, Beverly Craig 146

Super seniors

Low gross— Laverne Cox 195

Low net— Sug Ladd 152

Horse racing

Thoroughbred

Wednesday's Results

Kentucky Downs

1st—$24,000, mdn cl, 3YO up, 1mi 70yd, tf., clear.

7 (5) American Bear (A.Castanon)

14.60 7.20 6.00

12 (9) Neidermeyer (J.McKee) 7.00 4.60

5 (4) New Found King (V.Lebron) 4.40

Off 1:36. Time 1:44.65. Firm. Scratched—Forty Four North, Thaaats Right, This Ones for Tony, Recurrent. Also Ran—Maker Reigns, Noble Abode, Nastrovya, Giacoslew, Conserve, Stone Cold Wild, Madashforcash. $1 Exacta (7-12) paid $51.80. $1 Superfecta (7-12-5-10) paid $2,199.00. $1 Trifecta (7-12-5) paid $253.40.

2nd—$25,000, cl, 3YO up F &M, 6f, tf., clear.

4 (3) Serving Time (R.Napravnik)

11.20 5.00 3.20? ?

8 (7) Point to the Wild (R.Morales) ? ?

3.60 2.40? ?

2 (1) Bandi's Gal (C.Lanerie) 3.20? ?

Off 2:06. Time 1:10.64. Firm. Scratched—Gibes, Miss Deweese Inlet. Also Ran—Brezing Rain, Starmy, Glossed and Found, Apple Pandowdy. Daily Double (7-4) paid $109.80. $1 Exacta (4-8) paid $20.30. $1 Superfecta (4-8-2-6) paid $104.00. $1 Trifecta (4-8-2) paid $52.90.

3rd—$90,000, mdn spl wt, 2YO F, 6½ f, tf., clear.

2 (2) Pretty Fancy (B.Hernandez, Jr.)

9.00 5.00 3.60

6 (5) Commercial Flight (R.Morales)

13.00 6.80

1 (1) Raised On Robbery (D.Davis) 3.40

Off 2:36. Time 1:18.33. Firm. Scratched—Boom Boom Vroom, Maybe Lily. Also Ran—Falcon Harbor, Zen Lava, Concert Pianist, Linda's Choice, Harlan's Affair, Hope Is Alive. $1 Pick 3 (7-4-2) 3 Correct Paid $376.80. Daily Double (4-2) paid $55.00. $1 Exacta (2-6) paid $45.20. $1 Superfecta (2-6-1-11) paid $1,796.80. $1 Trifecta (2-6-1) paid $169.40.

4th—$24,000, mdn cl, 2YO, 6f, tf., clear.

1 (6) She's Coal Fired (D.Davis)

6.20 4.00 2.60

7 (5) Bad Bob (J.Court) 4.20 3.20

6 (4) Approvethismessage (R.Santana, Jr.)3.20

Off 3:04. Time 1:12.02. Firm. Scratched—Jojo's Gal, Winning Diamond. Also Ran—Marty the Monster, Kenrado, Don Suave, Oromocto. $1 Pick 3 (4-2-1) 3 Correct Paid $95.20. Daily Double (2-1) paid $31.60. $1 Exacta (1-7) paid $14.30. $1 Superfecta (1-7-6-3) paid $263.10. $1 Trifecta (1-7-6) paid $54.40.

Note: racing was suspended after the fourth race.

(c) 2013 Equibase Company LLC

Volleyball

Middle school

At Tates Creek

A: LTMS def. Tates Creek 25-6, 25-16.

B: LTMS def. Tates Creek 21-8, 15-21, 15-13

Odds

Glantz-Culver Line

NCAA Football

THURSDAY

Favorite Open Wed. Underdog

TCU 6 3 at Texas Tech

Friday

at Boise St. 24 23½ Air Force

Saturday

Stanford 30 29 at Army

at West Virginia 38 39 Georgia St.

Louisville 7½ 13½ at Kentucky

Marshall 6 8 at Ohio

at Michigan 35½ 37 Akron

at Indiana 4 2½ Bowling Green

Virginia Tech 7 7½ at East Carolina

Western Ky. 7½ 10 at S. Alabama

at Florida St. 35 32 Nevada

at Nebraska 4 4½ UCLA

at Oregon 20 27½ Tennessee

at Texas 3½ 4½ Mississippi

Alabama 7 7½ at Texas A&M

N. Illinois 24 28 at Idaho

at Auburn 7 6 Mississippi St.

Washington-x 7½ 9½ Illinois

at Penn St. 3 5 UCF

Ball St. 2½ 3 at North Texas

at Middle Tenn. 3½ 6½ Memphis

at Arkansas 19 22 Southern Miss.

at South Carolina 11 13½ Vanderbilt

at Oklahoma 28 24½ Tulsa

at California off off Ohio St.

at Kansas St. 35½ 38½ UMass

at South Florida 10½ 12½ FAU

at Rice pk 6½ Kansas

at LSU 38 37½ Kent St.

Notre Dame 23 20½ at Purdue

UTEP 6 6½ at New Mexico St.

at Northwestern 35 31 W. Michigan

at Arizona 24½ 26 UTSA

at Utah 3 3 Oregon St.

at UNLV 16 7 Cent. Michigan

at Arizona St. 4 5½ Wisconsin

x-at Chicago

Off key — Ohio St. QB questionable

NFL

THURSDAY

Favorite Open Wed. Underdog

at New England 10 12½ N.Y. Jets

Sunday

at Philadelphia 7 7½ San Diego

at Baltimore 6 6½ Cleveland

at Houston 8½ 8½ Tennessee

at Indianapolis pk 3 Miami

Carolina 2½ 3 at Buffalo

at Atlanta 6 7 St. Louis

at Green Bay 6½ 7 Washington

at Kansas City 2½ 3 Dallas

at Chicago 5½ 6½ Minnesota

New Orleans 3 3 at Tampa Bay

Detroit pk 1 at Arizona

at Oakland 3½ 6 Jacksonville

Denver 3½ 4½ at N.Y. Giants

at Seattle 3 3 San Francisco

Monday, Sept. 16

at Cincinnati 6 7 Pittsburgh

TV, radio

BASEBALL

7 p.m. MLB: Red Sox at Rays or Yankees at Orioles MLB

8 p.m. MLB: Cubs at Pirates WGN

FOOTBALL

7:30 p.m. College: Texas Christian at Texas Tech ESPN

7:30 p.m. College: Tulane at Louisiana Tech FS1

8 p.m. College: Chadron State vs. West Texas A&M at Cowboys Stadium CSB Sports

8 p.m. NFL: Jets at Patriots NFL

GOLF

7:30 a.m. LPGA: The Evian Championship Golf

12:30 p.m. European PGA: KLM Open (same-day tape) Golf

3 p.m. PGA: BMW Championship Golf

6:30 p.m. Web.com Tour: Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship (same-day tape) Gold

SAILING

3:30 p.m. America's Cup, races 7 and 8 at San Francisco NBC Sports

Around town

HORSE RACING

12:30 p.m. Simulcasting begins at The Red Mile

1 p.m. Simulcasting begins at Keeneland

7 p.m. Live racing begins at The Red Mile

SOCCER

8 p.m. High school girls: Lafayette at Lexington Christian

8 p.m. High school girls: Lexington Catholic at Tates Creek

8 p.m. High school boys: Lexington Christian at Bryan Station

8 p.m. High school boys: Paul Dunbar at Lafayette

Focus on: Auto racing this week

NASCAR SPRINT CUP

GEICO 400

Where: Joliet, Ill.

When: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 1-2:30 p.m.), qualifying (ESPN2, 5-6:30 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Fox Sports 2, 11 a.m.-noon, 2-3 p.m.); Sunday, race, 2 p.m. (ESPN, 1-5:30 p.m.).

Track: Chicagoland Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Distance: 400.5 miles, 267 laps.

Last year: Brad Keselowski won the Chase opener for the fourth of his five 2012 victories en route to the season title.

Fast facts: Michael Waltrip Racing was fined $300,000 and general manager Ty Norris was suspended indefinitely Monday for manipulating the outcome of the Richmond race. Bowyer's spin and teammate Brian Vickers' late pit stop helped MWR driver Martin Truex Jr. take the final wild-card spot in the Chase. Truex, Bowyer and Vickers were docked 50 points apiece, with Ryan Newman — the race leader when Bowyer's spun — replacing Truex in the Chase under the revised standings. ... Matt Kenseth, the season victory leader with five, tops the Chase standings, three points ahead of Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch. Edwards and Harvick are nine points back, Joey Logano and Greg Biffle are 12 points behind, and Bowyer, Newman, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kurt Busch and Kasey Kahne are 15 points back. ... Five-time series champion Johnson has a record 22 victories in 90 Chase starts.

NASCAR NATIONWIDE

DOLLAR GENERAL 300

Where: Joliet, Ill.

When: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 2:30-4 p.m.; Fox Sports 2, 6:30-8 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (Fox Sports 2, noon-1:30 p.m.), race, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2, 3:30-6 p.m.).

Track: Chicagoland Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Distance: 300 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. raced to the fifth of his six 2012 victories en route to his second straight season title.

Fast facts: Kyle Busch has nine victories this year to push his series-record total to 60. In NASCAR's three national series, he has 16 victories this year and 121 overall. ... Sam Hornish Jr. leads the standings, 16 ahead of Austin Dillon and 26 in front of Regan Smith. ... Joey Logano won the July race at the track. ... Dale Earnhardt Jr. is making his fourth and final Nationwide start of the season. ... Kenny Wallace is attempting to make his 900th national series start. He also will race Friday night in the Truck Series race.

NHRA DRAG RACING

CAROLINA NATIONALS

Where: Concord, N.C.

When: Friday, qualifying; Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, Sunday, 3:30-5 a.m.); Sunday, final eliminations (ESPN2, 8:30-11:30 p.m.).

Track: zMAX Dragway.

Last year: Shawn Langdon raced to his first career Top Fuel victory, beating Tony Schumacher in the Countdown opener. Ron Capps topped the Funny Car field, Jason Line won in Pro Stock, and Andrew Hines took the Pro Stock Motorcycle event.

Fast facts: The event opens the six-race NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs. The top 10 in each class qualified for the playoffs. Points have been reset, with the gap from first to second 30 points and the other places separated by 10 points. Matt Hagan leads in Funny Car, Edwards in Pro Stock and Hector Arana Jr. in Pro Stock Motorcycle. ... In April at the track in the Four-Wide Nationals, Hagan won in Funny Car, Spencer Massey in Top Fuel, Edwards in Pro Stock, and Arana in Pro Stock Motorcycle.

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