Scoreboard: Aug. 9

August 9, 2014 

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BASEBALL

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES—Designated RHP Matt Daley for assignment. Recalled RHP Bryan Mitchell from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS—Activated C Geovany Soto from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Jerome Williams for assignment.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Selected the contracts of LHP Andrew Chafin and OF Xavier Paul from Reno (CL). Optioned INF Nick Ahmed and OF Roger Kieschnick to Reno.

CHICAGO CUBS—Acquired RHP Jacob Turner from Miami for RHP Jose Arias and RHP Tyler Bremer. Designated OF Ryan Kalish for assignment.

MIAMI MARLINS—Recalled INF Ed Lucas, RHP Anthony DeSclafani and LHP Edgar Olmos from New Orleans (PCL). Optioned LHP Brian Flynn and INF Kike Hernandez to New Orleans.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Reinstated 3B Pedro Alvarez from the bereavement list. Designated RHP Ernesto Frieri for assignment.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Placed 1B Brandon Belt on the seven-day concussion list. Recalled INF Matt Duffy from Fresno (PCL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Placed RHP Jason Motte on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 1. Recalled LHP Nick Greenwood from Memphis (PCL).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

PHOENIX SUNS—Signed F T.J. Warren and G Tyler Ennis.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS—Named Roy Rogers assistant coach.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL—Suspended New York Giants OL Eric Herman and Miami S Reshad Jones for the first four regular-season games for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Waived DT Zach Minter, WR Conner Vernon and WR Jeremy Johnson.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NEW YORK RANGERS—Agreed to terms with F Ryan Bourque.

WINNIPEG JETS—Agreed to terms with D Julien Brouillette on a one-year contract.

COLLEGE

COLORADO STATE—Fired athletic director Jack Graham. Named John Morris interim athletic director.

INDIANA—Announced sophomore DE David Kenney has left the football team.

NEBRASKA—Suspended sophomore DB LeRoy Alexander from competition for the 2014 football season.

Baseball

minor league

south atlantic league

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

Hagerstown (Nationals) 29 18 .617 —

x-Greensboro (Marlins) 29 19 .604 ½

Hickory (Rangers) 28 20 .583 1½

Kannapolis (White Sox) 24 23 .511 5

West Virginia (Pirates) 22 25 .468 7

Delmarva (Orioles) 20 28 .417 9½

Lakewood (Phillies) 19 29 .396 10½

Southern Division

Asheville (Rockies) 34 13 .723 —

x-Savannah (Mets) 29 18 .617 5

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees)

23 24 .489 11

Augusta (Giants) 21 26 .447 13

Rome (Braves) 21 26 .447 13

Lexington (Royals) 19 29 .396 15½

Greenville (Red Sox) 14 34 .292 20½

x-won first half

Friday's games

Lexington 5, Greenville 4

Delmarva 4, Lakewood 2, 1st game

Lakewood 11, Delmarva 1, 2nd game

Hickory 1, Greensboro 0

Savannah at Augusta, ppd., rain

Charleston, S.C. at Rome (n)

West Virginia at Asheville (n)

Kannapolis at Hagerstown (n)

Saturday's games

Savannah at Augusta, 5 p.m., 1st game

West Virginia at Asheville, 6:05 p.m.

Greensboro at Hickory, 7 p.m.

Charleston, S.C. at Rome, 7 p.m.

Delmarva at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.

Greenville at Lexington, 7:05 p.m.

Kannapolis at Hagerstown, 7:05 p.m.

Savannah at Augusta, 7:30 p.m., 2nd game

Sunday's games

Savannah at Augusta, 2 p.m.

Charleston, S.C. at Rome, 2 p.m.

West Virginia at Asheville, 2:05 p.m.

Greensboro at Hickory, 5 p.m.

Kannapolis at Hagerstown, 5:05 p.m.

Delmarva at Lakewood, 5:05 p.m.

Greenville at Lexington, 6:05 p.m.

Greenville 001 020 101—5 10 2

Lexington 300 001 101—6 9 0

McGrath, Perez (7) and Coste; Rico, Alvarez (5), Hill (9) and Schwindel. W—Hill (1-0). L—Perez (0-1). 2B—G: Rijo, Sturgeon, Margo; L: Escalera-Maldonado, Schwindel, Rivera. HR—G: Coste.

Football

nfl

calendar

Aug. 26 — Teams must reduce rosters to maximum of 75 active players.

Aug. 30 — Teams must reduce rosters to maximum of 53 active players.

Aug. 31 — Waiver period begins for players released the previous day; practice squads can be filled.

Sept. 4 — Regular season begins, Green Bay at Seattle.

Sept. 7-8 — First full weekend of regular season.

Oct. 7 — Fall owners meetings, Detroit.

Oct. 28 — Trade deadline.

Dec. 28 — Regular season ends.

Jan. 3-4, 2015 — Wild-card playoffs.

Jan. 10-11 — Divisional playoffs.

Jan. 18 — Conference championships.

Jan. 25 — Pro Bowl, Glendale, Arizona.

Feb. 1 — Super Bowl, Glendale, Arizona.

preseason schedule

(Broadcast channel in parentheses)

WEEK 1

Sunday, Aug. 3

N.Y. Giants 17, Bills 13

Thursday's games

N.Y. Jets 13, Indianapolis 10

Baltimore 23, San Francisco 3

Washington 20, New England 6

Kansas City 41, Cincinnati 39

Denver 21, Seattle 16

San Diego 27, Dallas 7

Friday's games

Atlanta 16, Miami 10

Jacksonville 16, Tampa Bay 10

Buffalo at Carolina (n)

Philadelphia at Chicago (n)

Oakland at Minnesota (n)

New Orleans at St. Louis (n)

Saturday's games

Cleveland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. (NFL)

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Giants, 7:30 p.m.

Houston at Arizona, 7:30 p.m.

Green Bay at Tennessee, 8 p.m.

WEEK 2

Thursday, Aug. 14

Jacksonville at Chicago, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Aug. 15

Philadelphia at New England, 7:30 p.m. (NFL)

Tennessee at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Oakland, 10 p.m.

San Diego at Seattle, 10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 16

Green Bay at St. Louis, 4 p.m. (NFL)

N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati, 7 p.m.

Baltimore at Dallas, 7 p.m. (NFL)

N.Y. Giants at Indianapolis, 7 p.m.

Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

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

Atlanta at Houston, 8 p.m.

Arizona at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 17

Denver at San Francisco, 4 p.m. (NFL)

Kansas City at Carolina, 8 p.m. (Fox)

Monday, Aug. 18

Cleveland at Washington, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

WEEK 3

Thursday, Aug. 21

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. (NFL)

Friday, Aug. 22

Oakland at Green Bay, 8 p.m. (CBS)

Jacksonville at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Carolina at New England, 7:30 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at N.Y. Jets, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Seattle, 10 p.m. (NFL)

Saturday, Aug. 23

Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 4:30 p.m. (NFL)

Dallas at Miami, 7 p.m.

Tennessee at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

Washington at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Indianapolis, 8 p.m. (CBS)

St. Louis at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Kansas City, 8 p.m.

Houston at Denver, 9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 24

San Diego at San Francisco, 4 p.m. (Fox)

Cincinnati at Arizona, 8 p.m. (NBC)

WEEK 4

Thursday, Aug. 28

Atlanta at Jacksonville, 6 p.m.

Detroit at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 7 p.m.

Kansas City at Green Bay, 7 p.m.

St. Louis at Miami, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. (NFL)

New England at NY Giants, 7:30 p.m.

Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

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

Chicago at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Denver at Dallas, 8 p.m.

San Francisco at Houston, 8 p.m.

Baltimore at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Tennessee, 8 p.m.

Seattle at Oakland, 10 p.m. (NFL)

Arizona at San Diego, 10 p.m.

college

first week's schedule

(All times p.m., unless noted)

Thursday, Aug. 28

SECNo. 20 Texas A&M at No. 9 South Carolina, 6; Boise St. at No. 19 Mississippi, 8; Temple at Vanderbilt, 9:15

STATE—Eastern Ky. at Robert Morris, 6; Pikeville at Bluefield, 6:30; Lindsey Wilson at Campbellsville, 7:30; Ky. Christian at Tennessee Tech, 8; Union at Murray St., 8

TOP 25—Weber St. at No. 18 Arizona St., 10:30

Friday, Aug. 29

STATE—Bowling Green at Western Ky., 7:30

TOP 25—Jacksonville St. at No. 8 Michigan St., 7:30

Saturday, Aug. 30

SEC—Tenn.-Martin at Kentucky, noon; South Dakota St. at Missouri, 3:30; West Virginia vs. No. 2 Alabama at Georgia Dome, Atlanta, 3:30; Arkansas at No. 5 Auburn, 4; No. 16 Clemson at No. 12 Georgia, 5:30; Idaho at Florida, 7; Southern Miss at Mississippi St., 7:30; No. 14 Wisconsin vs. No. 13 Louisiana St. at NRG Stadium, Houston, 9

STATE—Morehead St. at Richmond, 6

TOP 25No. 1 Florida St. vs. Oklahoma St. at Arlington, Texas, 8; Louisiana Tech at No. 3 Oklahoma, 7; South Dakota at No. 4 Oregon, 10:30; No. 6 Ohio St. at Navy, noon; No. 7 UCLA at Virginia, noon; SMU at No. 10 Baylor, 7:30; UC Davis at No. 11 Stanford, 4; Fresno St. at No. 15 Southern Cal, 7:30; Rice at No. 17 Notre Dame, 3:30; Stephen F. Austin at No. 21 Kansas St., 7:10; Fla. Atlantic at No. 22 Nebraska, 3:30; Liberty at No. 23 North Carolina, 6; North Texas at No. 24 Texas, 8; No. 25 Washington at Hawaii, 10:30

Sunday, Aug. 31

SEC—Utah St. at Tennessee, 7

MONDAY, SEPT. 1

STATE—Miami at Louisville, 8

Golf

professional

pga championship

At Louisville, Ky.

7,458-yd., par-71 Valhalla Golf Club

Rory McIlroy 66-67—133-9

Jason Day 69-65—134-8

Jim Furyk 66-68—134-8

Ryan Palmer 65-70—135-7

Rickie Fowler 69-66—135-7

Mikko Ilonen 67-68—135-7

Phil Mickelson 69-67—136-6

Bernd Wiesberger 68-68—136-6

Graham DeLaet 69-68—137-5

Steve Stricker 69-68—137-5

Henrik Stenson 66-71—137-5

Joost Luiten 68-69—137-5

Victor Dubuisson 69-68—137-5

Lee Westwood 65-72—137-5

Louis Oosthuizen 70-67—137-5

Nick Watney 69-69—138-4

Bill Haas 71-68—139-3

Vijay Singh 71-68—139-3

Matt Jones 68-71—139-3

Richard Sterne 70-69—139-3

Chris Wood 66-73—139-3

Billy Horschel 71-68—139-3

Kevin Chappell 65-74—139-3

Jamie Donaldson 69-70—139-3

Edoardo Molinari 66-73—139-3

Alexander Levy 69-71—140-2

Cameron Tringale 69-71—140-2

J.B. Holmes 68-72—140-2

Geoff Ogilvy 69-71—140-2

Robert Karlsson 71-69—140-2

Ernie Els 70-70—140-2

Brendon de Jonge 70-70—140-2

Adam Scott 71-69—140-2

Jimmy Walker 69-71—140-2

Brian Harman 71-69—140-2

Charl Schwartzel 72-68—140-2

Rafael Cabrera-Bello 69-71—140-2

Scott Brown 71-70—141-1

Jonas Blixt 71-70—141-1

Fabrizio Zanotti 71-70—141-1

Danny Willett 68-73—141-1

Gonzalo Fdez-Castano 71-70—141-1

Kenny Perry 72-69—141-1

Ryan Moore 73-68—141-1

Hunter Mahan 70-71—141-1

Jerry Kelly 67-74—141-1

Patrick Reed 70-71—141-1

Freddie Jacobson 72-69—141-1

Ian Poulter 68-73—141-1

Brandt Snedeker 73-68—141-1

Kevin Stadler 71-70—141-1

Brendan Steele 71-70—141-1

Shane Lowry 68-74—142 E

Sergio Garcia 70-72—142 E

Bubba Watson 70-72—142 E

Thorbjorn Olesen 71-71—142 E

Luke Donald 70-72—142 E

Francesco Molinari 71-71—142 E

Zach Johnson 70-72—142 E

Daniel Summerhays 70-72—142 E

Jason Bohn 71-71—142 E

Koumei Oda 74-68—142 E

Colin Montgomerie 70-72—142 E

Brooks Koepka 71-71—142 E

Justin Rose 70-72—142 E

Marc Leishman 71-71—142 E

Marc Warren 71-71—142 E

Pat Perez 71-71—142 E

Shawn Stefani 68-75—143 +1

Branden Grace 73-70—143 +1

Chris Stroud 70-73—143 +1

Hideki Matsuyama 71-72—143 +1

Brendon Todd 70-73—143 +1

Graeme McDowell 73-70—143 +1Failed to make the cut

Charley Hoffman 70-74—144 +2

Erik Compton 71-73—144 +2

Gary Woodland 72-72—144 +2

Scott Piercy 73-71—144 +2

Martin Kaymer 70-74—144 +2

Tommy Fleetwood 73-71—144 +2

Tim Clark 70-74—144 +2

Padraig Harrington 73-71—144 +2

Ryan Helminen 73-71—144 +2

Russell Henley 69-75—144 +2

Anirban Lahiri 72-73—145 +3

Tom Watson 72-73—145 +3

Davis Love III 72-73—145 +3

Seung-Yul Noh 68-77—145 +3

Johan Kok 78-67—145 +3

Ben Martin 74-71—145 +3

Russell Knox 75-70—145 +3

Brian Stuard 71-74—145 +3

Matt Every 73-72—145 +3

Kevin Streelman 69-76—145 +3

Ryo Ishikawa 72-74—146 +4

Rory Sabbatini 75-71—146 +4

Stuart Deane 75-71—146 +4

David Hearn 74-72—146 +4

Y.E. Yang 75-71—146 +4

Keegan Bradley 74-72—146 +4

Chris Kirk 74-72—146 +4

Hideto Tanihara 74-72—146 +4

Paul Casey 74-72—146 +4

Kevin Na 74-72—146 +4

Steven Bowditch 74-72—146 +4

Roberto Castro 73-73—146 +4

Jamie Broce 74-72—146 +4

Ross Fisher 73-73—146 +4

Harris English 74-72—146 +4

Eric Williamson 74-73—147 +5

Webb Simpson 73-74—147 +5

Chesson Hadley 74-73—147 +5

Charles Howell III 73-74—147 +5

George Coetzee 73-74—147 +5

Stewart Cink 72-75—147 +5

Stephen Gallacher 70-77—147 +5

Darren Clarke 79-69—148 +6

Pablo Larrazabal 79-69—148 +6

Jordan Spieth 71-77—148 +6

John Daly 76-72—148 +6

Tiger Woods 74-74—148 +6

Hyung-Sung Kim 73-75—148 +6

George McNeill 73-75—148 +6

Scott Stallings 71-78—149 +7

John Senden 75-74—149 +7

Rod Perry 74-75—149 +7

Miguel Angel Jimenez 72-77—149 +7

Bob Sowards 75-75—150 +8

Will MacKenzie 76-74—150 +8

Steve Schneiter 72-78—150 +8

Thongchai Jaidee 71-79—150 +8

Thomas Bjorn 75-75—150 +8

Shaun Micheel 72-79—151 +9

Michael Block 77-74—151 +9

K.J. Choi 72-79—151 +9

John Huh 78-73—151 +9

Jason Kokrak 78-73—151 +9

Brian Norman 78-74—152 +10

Rich Beem 74-79—153 +11

Rob Corcoran 76-77—153 +11

Matteo Manassero 80-77—157 +15

Jim McGovern 83-74—157 +15

Mark Brooks 78-79—157 +15

David McNabb 77-80—157 +15

Dave Tentis 79-79—158 +16

David Hronek 81-77—158 +16

Jerry Smith 80-78—158 +16

Frank Esposito 83-78—161 +19

Aaron Krueger 84-77—161 +19

Dustin Volk 81-82—163 +21

Matt Pesta 79-89—168 +26

Kiradech Aphibarnrat 72—WD

Ben Crane 74—WD

Boo Weekley 80—WD

Angel Cabrera 82—WD

SATURDAY'S TEE TIMES

8:30 a.m. — Brendon Todd, Graeme McDowell; 8:40 — Chris Stroud, Hideki Matsuyama; 8:50 — Shawn Stefani, Branden Grace

9 a.m. — Marc Warren, Pat Perez; 9:10 — Justin Rose, Marc Warren; 9:20 — Colin Montgomerie, Brooks Koepka; 9:30 — Jason Bohn, Koumei Oda; 9:40 — Zach Johnson, Daniel Summerhays; 9:50 — Luke Donald, Franceso Molinari

10 a.m. — Bubba Watson, Thorbjorn Olesen; 10:10 — Shane Lowry, Sergio Garcia; 10:20 — Kevin Stadler, Brendan Steele; 10:30 — Ian Poulter, Brandt Snedeker; 10:50 — Patrick Reed, Freddie Jacobson

11 a.m. — Hunter Mahan, Jerry Kelly; 11:10 Kenny Perry, Ryan Moore; 11:20 — Danny Willett, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano; 11:30 — Jonas Blixt, Fabrizio Zanotti; 11:40 — Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Scott Brown; 11:50 — Brian Harman, Charl Schwartzel

Noon — Adam Scott, Jimmy Walker; 12:20 p.m. — Ernie Els, Brendon de Jonge; 12:30 — Geoff Ogilvy, Robert Karlsson; 12:40 — Cameron Tringale, J.B. Holmes; 12:50 p.m. — Edoardo Molinari, Alexander Levy

1 p.m. — Kevin Chappell, Jamie Donaldson; 1:10 — Chris Wood, Billy Horschel; 1:20 — Matt Jones, Richard Sterne; 1:30 — Bill Haas, Vijay Singh; 1:50 — Louis Oosthuizen, Nick Watney

2 p.m. — Victor Dubuisson, Lee Westwood; 2:10 — Henrik Stenson, Joost Luiten; 2:20 — Graham DeLaet, Steve Stricker; 2:30 — Phil Mickelson, Bernd Wiesberger; 2:40 — Rickie Fowler, Mikko Ilonen; 2:50 — Jim Furyk, Ryan Palmer

3 p.m. — Rory McIlroy, Jason Day

amateur

U.S. women's amateur

At Glen Cove, N.Y.

6,297-yard, par-70 Nassau Country Club

match play

Friday's quarterfinals

Hannah Sullivan, Ariz., def. Grace Na., Calif., 5 & 4.

Brooke Mackenzie Henderson, Canada, def. Alison Lee, Calif., 1 up.

Kristen Gillman, Texas, def. Su-Hyun Oh, Australia, 20 holes.

Andrea Lee, Calif., def. Eunjeong Seong, Korea, 2 & 1.

Saturday's semifinals

Sullivan vs. Henderson, 10 a.m.

Gillman vs. Lee, 10:15 a.m.

local

hole-in-one

Thursday at Southwind G.C.

Harold Patterson aced the 200-yard 8th hole with a 5-iron. Witnesses: Mike Murphy, Kelly Whittington.

million-dollar hole-in-one

At Lakeside G.C.

Closest to the hole—Brett Mariner, 91/2 inches.

Volleyball

college

hCac preseason poll

The predicted order of finish in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, as voted on by the league's 10 head coaches. First place votes in parentheses:

Points

Defiance (4) 86

Bluffton (4) 84

Mount St. Joseph (1) 82

Transylvania 72

Hanover 57

Rose-Hulman (1) 56

Franklin 32

Anderson 30

Manchester 26

Earlham 21

Odds

glantz-culver line

nfl preseason

Favorite Open Fri. Underdog

at Detroit 3 1 Cleveland

at N.Y. Giants 2½ 2½ Pittsburgh

at Tennessee 1 1½ Green Bay

at Arizona 2½ 2 Houston

BASketBALL

Sept. 7-Nov. 9 — 10th Annual Fall Fun League at Parkersburg South High School in Parkersburg, Boys and girls, grades 9-12. $90 per team, three games per Sunday. W.Va. Sunday afternoons beginning Sept. 7 through Nov. 9. Entry deadline Aug. 31. Bill Camp (304) 483-8922 or hokiefromwv@yahoo.com.

HELP WANTED

Assistant football coaches — for Paul Dunbar. Email paul.rains@fayette.kyschools.us.

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