Major League Baseball
MLB—Announced San Diego minor league C Rodney Daal (Eugene-NWL) received a 50-game suspension without pay following a second violation for a drug of abuse and free agent minor league RHP Nick Fleece received a 50-game suspension following a second violation for a drug of abuse.
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BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Recalled RHP Preston Guilmet from Norfolk (IL).
CLEVELAND INDIANS—Assigned C George Kottaras outright to Columbus (IL).
DETROIT TIGERS—Agreed to terms with SS Troy Hanzawa on a minor league contract.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Placed INF Ian Stewart on 15-day DL. Recalled INF Luis Jimenez from Salt Lake (PCL).
TEXAS RANGERS—Assigned INF Josh Wilson and RHP Scott Baker outright to Round Rock (PCL).
TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed OF Kenny Wilson off waivers and optioned him to New Hampshire (EL). Placed RHP Sergio Santos on the 15-day DL. Optioned C Erik Kratz to Buffalo (IL). Recalled INF Jonathan Diaz and RHP Chad Jenkins from Buffalo (IL).
LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Sent C. A.J. Ellis to Albuquerque (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
MIAMI MARLINS—Placed RHP Jose Fernandez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 10. Recalled LHP Dan Jennings from New Orleans (PCL).
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Sent RHP Ethan Martin and OF Darin Ruf to Lehigh Valley (IL) for rehab assignments.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Sent LHP Jaime Garcia and RHP Jason Motte to Memphis (PCL) for rehab assignments.
National Basketball Association
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS—Fired coach Mike Brown.
National Football League
NFL—Suspended St. Louis WR Stedman Bailey the first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
ARIZONA CARDINALS—Released TE Brett Brackett, C John Estes, LB Kenny Rowe and RB Ryan Williams.
ATLANTA FALCONS—Signed WR Geraldo Boldewijn, RB Jerome Smith, QB Jeff Mathews, TE Jacob Pedersen, TE Brian Wozniak, LB Brenden Daley, DE Nosa Eguae, CB Devonta Glover-Wright, FB Maurice Hagens, WR Julian Jones, WR Freddie Martino, LB Walker May, S Kimario McFadden, FB Roosevelt Nix, WR Bernard Reedy, DT Donte Rumph, LB Jacques Smith, C James Stone, WR Tramaine Thompson and P Matt Yoklic.
BALTIMORE RAVENS—Signed LB Xavius Boyd, DT Levi Brown, WR Jeremy Butler, WR Jace Davis, OT Parker Graham, DT Derrick Hopkins, OT James Hurst, CB Tramain Jacobs, P Richie Leone, DT Jamie Meder, S Dexter Moody, CB Deji Olatoye. LB Zachary Orr, DT A.J. Pataiali'i, CB Avery Patterson, CB Sammy Seamster and OT Brett Van Sloten.
BUFFALO BILLS—Released TB Anthony Allen.
CINCINNATI BENGALS—Terminated the contract of QB Josh Johnson. Signed LB James Davidson, OT Curtis Feigt, G Dan France, TE-FB Ryan Hewitt, G Trey Hopkins, S Isaiah Lewis, WR Colin Lockett, WR Alex Neutz, FB Nikita Whitlock and HB James Wilder.
CLEVELAND BROWNS—Released QB Vince Young. Signed FB Ray Agnew, DL Calvin Barnett, DB Darwin Cook, RB Isaiah Crowell, OL Anthony Dima, WR Chandler Jones, WR Jonathan Krause, OL Michael Philipp, QB Connor Shaw, WR Kenny Shaw and WR Willie Snead.
DALLAS COWBOYS—Released G Chris Degeare, DT Frank Kearse, WR Lance Lewis, DE Tristan Okpalaugo, LB Quinton Spears and LB Jabara Williams.
DETROIT LIONS—Signed FB Chad Abram, G Alex Bullard, DB Jerome Couplin, QB Franklin James, LB Justin Jackson, OT, Cornelius Lucas, DB Gabe Lynn, TE Jacob Maxwell, G D.J. Morrell, WR Andrew Peacock and DB Mohammed Seisay. Released C Sherman Carter, WR Carlin Isles, LB Jon Morgan, CB Nate Ness, S Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, K John Potter, TE Matt Veldman and WR Cody Wilson.
GREEN BAY PACKERS—Released LB Chase Thomas. Signed LB Jake Doughty, LB Jayrone Elliott, DE Carlos Gray, LB Adrian Hubbard, G Jordan McCray, RB Rajion Neal, DT Mike Pennel, TE Justin Perillo, RB LaDarius Perkins, QB Chase Rettig, LB Joe Thomas and CB Ryan White.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Agreed to terms with Gs Marcus Hall and Josh Walker; C Jonotthan Harrison; DEs Tyler Hoover and Nnamdi Obukwelu; NT Zach Kerr; QB Seth Lobato; S Dewey McDonald; WRs Gregory Moore, Eric Thomas and Tony Washington; CBs Qua Cox, Kameron Jackson, Keon Lyn and Darius Polk; K Cody Parkey; OT Eric Pike; TE Erik Swoope; and RB Zurlon Tipton. Waived LB Alan Baxter, FB Stephen Campbell, TE Martell Webb and K Carson Wiggs.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Agreed to terms with QB Stephen Morris, K Jeff Budzien, RB Terrance Cobb, DL DeAndre Coleman, WRs Damian Copeland and Allen Hurns, LS Trevor Gillette, DT Ricky Havili-Heimuli, S Craig Loston, CB Rashaad Reynolds, G Tyler Shatley, OT Josh Wells, LB Marcus Whitfield, P Chad Zinchini and TEs Marcel Jensen, Reggie Jordan and D.J. Tialavea. Released G Will Rackley, WRs Jeremy Ebert and Stephen Williams, RB/FB Shawn Chapas, RB Delone Carter and DT Drake Nevis.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed LB Ben Johnson, S Daniel Sorensen, WR Darryl Surgent, CB David Van Dyke, RB Charcandrick West and WR Albert Wilson. Placed FB Eric Kettani and WR Rashad Ross on waivers.
MIAMI DOLPHINS—Waived WR Michael Rios and QB Jordan Rodgers.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed TE Tyler Beck, RB Roy Finch, S Shamiel Gary, LB Cameron Gordon, DB Travis Hawkins, RB Stephen Houston, TE Justin Jones, LB Deontae Skinner and TE Asa Watson.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Agreed to terms with LBs Kasim Edebali, Spencer Hadley and Chidera Uzo-Diribe; DL Brandon McCray, George Uko and Lawrence Virgil; OL Matthew Armstrong and Micajah Reynolds; WRs Brandon Coleman and Seantavius Jones; TEs Je'Ron Hamm and Nic Jacobs; Ss Pierre Warren and Ty Zimmerman; DB Brian Dixon; RB Tim Flanders; and QB Logan Kilgore.
NEW YORK GIANTS—Terminated the contract of QB Rusty Smith. Waived LB Allen Bradford, CB Junior Mertile and P Jordan Gay. Signed DTs Kelcy Quarles and Eathyn Manumaleuna, DE Kerry Wynn, LB Justin Anderson and S Thomas Gordon.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Released LS Jorgen Hus.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Agreed to terms with C Josh Allen, LB Nate Askew, WR Aaron Burks, DT Euclid Cummings, CB Keith Lewis, G Andrew Miller, OT Matt Patchan, WR Solomon Patton, QB Brett Smith, DE Chaz Sutton and S Mycal Swaim.
TENNESSEE TITANS—Agreed to terms with RB Antonio Andrews, C Gabe Ikard, G Justin McCray, TE David Wright, CB Ri'Shard Anderson, DE Jadon Gayle, LB Jamal Merrell, S Hakeem Smith K Travis Coons and WRs Jaz Reynolds, Josh Stewart, Derel Walker and Eric Ward.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Waived K Jake Rogers. Released WR David Gettis.
MISSISSIPPI—Announced OL Austin Golson will transfer to Auburn.
south atlantic league
W L Pct. GB
Hagerstown (Nationals) 28 8 .778 —
Greensboro (Marlins) 20 16 .556 8
Kannapolis (White Sox) 19 17 .528 9
Delmarva (Orioles) 18 18 .500 10
Hickory (Rangers) 16 20 .444 12
Lakewood (Phillies) 13 22 .371 14½
West Virginia (Pirates) 12 25 .324 16½
W L Pct. GB
Savannah (Mets) 24 11 .686 —
Greenville (Red Sox) 19 15 .559 4½
Asheville (Rockies) 20 16 .556 4½
Charleston, S.C. (Yankees)
20 16 .556 4½
Augusta (Giants) 16 21 .432 9
Lexington (Royals) 16 21 .432 9
Rome (Braves) 11 26 .297 14
Asheville 3, Rome 2
Hickory 12, Augusta 7
Hagerstown 2, Kannapolis 1 (11)
Lexington 7, Greensboro 3
West Virginia 10, Greenville 3
Charleston, S.C. 1, Savannah 0 (10)
Delmarva 3, Lakewood 0
Asheville at Rome, 10:30 a.m.
Lakewood at Delmarva, 10:35 a.m.
Kannapolis at Hagerstown, 10:35 a.m.
Lexington at Greensboro, 10:45 a.m.
Augusta at Hickory, 11 a.m.
West Virginia at Greenville, 2:05 p.m.
Savannah at Charleston, S.C., 7:05 p.m.
Lexington 002 210 002—7 12 1
Greensboro 101 001 000—3 5 5Santos, Farrell (7) and Johnson; garneer, De La Rosa (7), Robinson (9) and Wallach. W—Santos (3-1). L—Garner (2-3). Sv—Farrell (1). 2B—L: Taylor. HR—L: Johnson, Taylor; G: Riddle.
Henry Clay 010 202 0—5 8 1
Lafayette 203 002 x—7 7 1
Simpson, McGeorge (6) and Hammonds; Noftsger, Fouch (7) and Fangmeyer, Compton (2). W—Noftsger (1-0). L—Simpson (3-2). 2B—HC: Juinta, Hammonds; L: Compton, Abbott. 3B—L: Abbott, Nelson. HR—HC: Hammonds.
Records—Lafayette 21-10, Henry Clay 16-15.
Madison Cent. 312 212 0—11 11 0
Woodford Co. 100 200 0— 3 8 8
Kelsey, Temafton (5) and Mullins; O'Nan, Eldridge (4), Back (6), Thomas (7) and Bingham. W—Kelsey. L—O'Nan. 2B—WC: Boggess.
Montgomery Co. 011 100 0—3 6 2
Lex.Christian 022 205 x—11 13 0
Brown, Stevens (6) and Blevins; Milslagle, Miley (3), Henzman (6) and Wills, Shewmaker (6). W—Miley. L—Brown. 2B—MC: Tomlin, Wood, Adams; LC: Ballard. 3B—LC: Ballard.
Records—Lexington Christian 17-14, Montgomery Co. 12-16.
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
Brooklyn 104, Miami 90
San Antonio 118, Portland 103
L.A. Clippers 101, Oklahoma City 99, series tied 2-2
Indiana 95, Washington 92, Indiana leads series 3-1
Miami 102, Brooklyn 96, Miami leads series 3-1
San Antonio at Portland (n), San Antonio led series 3-0
Washington at Indiana, 7 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.
Brooklyn at Miami, 7 or 8 p.m.
x-Portland at San Antonio, 8:30 or 9:30 p.m.
x-Indiana at Washington, TBA
x-Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, TBA
x-Miami at Brooklyn, TBA
x-San Antonio at Portland, TBA
Sunday, May 18
x-Brooklyn at Miami, TBA
x-Washington at Indiana, TBA
x-L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, TBA
Monday, May 19
x-Portland at San Antonio, TBA
Heat 102, nets 96
Miami leads series 3-1
MIAMI (102) — James 16-24 14-19 49, Battier 1-1 0-0 2, Bosh 5-9 0-0 12, Chalmers 3-7 0-0 8, Wade 7-13 1-2 15, Andersen 2-2 1-2 5, Allen 3-7 4-4 11, Lewis 0-3 0-0 0, Cole 0-2 0-0 0, Jones 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 37-70 20-27 102.
BROOKLYN (96) — Johnson 5-15 6-6 18, Pierce 6-11 4-5 16, Garnett 3-5 2-2 8, Williams 5-14 2-2 13, Livingston 4-9 5-7 13, Anderson 3-5 2-3 10, Blatche 4-10 0-0 8, Teletovic 2-6 0-0 4, Kirilenko 2-3 2-3 6. Totals 34-78 23-28 96.
Miami 27 29 23 23—102
Brooklyn 22 27 27 20— 96
Three-point goals—Miami 8-24 (James 3-6, Chalmers 2-3, Bosh 2-6, Allen 1-5, Lewis 0-1, Jones 0-1, Cole 0-2), Brooklyn 5-22 (Anderson 2-4, Johnson 2-7, Williams 1-3, Blatche 0-1, Teletovic 0-3, Pierce 0-4). Rebounds—Miami 41 (Allen 7), Brooklyn 48 (Blatche 8). Assists—Miami 14 (Chalmers 7), Brooklyn 22 (Williams 7). Total fouls—Miami 23, Brooklyn 22. Technicals—Battier, James, Anderson, Pierce. A—17,732 (17,732).
Sunday at Southwind G.C., Winchester
Leonard Spencer aced the 205-yard 1st hole with a 3-iron. Witness: Robert Baker.Hockey
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
N.Y. Rangers 3, Pittsburgh 1, series tied 3-3
Chicago 2, Minnesota 1, Chicago leads series 3-2
Montreal 4, Boston 0, series tied 3-3
Los Angeles at Anaheim (n), series was tied 2-2
N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Minnesota, 9 p.m.
Montreal at Boston, 7 p.m.
Anaheim at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.
x-Minnesota at Chicago, TBA
x-Los Angeles at Anaheim, TBA
high school boys
At Lexington Catholic
Lexington Catholic 6, Paul Dunbar 5
Goals—LC: Messmer 2, Boutillier 2, Queenan, Hensley; PD: C. Brown, Eade, Gassett, S. Brown, J.Mulert
Goalkeepers—LC: Cervoni; PD: B. Mulert.
Preliminary U.S. men's Squad
Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Salt Lake)
Defenders: DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Matt Besler (Kansas City), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke), Timmy Chandler (Nuremberg), Brad Evans (Seattle), Omar Gonzalez (Los Angeles), Clarence Goodson (San Jose), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Michael Parkhurst (Columbus), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle)
Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Toronto), Joe Corona (Tijuana), Brad Davis (Houston), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Maurice Edu (Philadelphia), Julian Green (Bayern Munich), Jermaine Jones (Besiktas), Graham Zusi (Kansas City)
Fowards: Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Clint Dempsey (Seattle), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose).
2014 ncaa tournament
Game 1—James Madison (44-13) vs. DePaul (41-9), 5 p.m.
Game 2—No. 14 Kentucky (44-15) vs. Ohio (32-24), 7:30 p.m.
Game 3—Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 1 p.m.
Game 4—Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 3:30 p.m.
Game 5 — Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser, 6 p.m.
Game 6—Game 3 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 1 p.m.
Game 7—If necessary, 3:30 p.m.
No. 11 Arizona (41-13) vs. Boston University (35-19)
Louisville (36-20) vs. Louisiana St. (35-22)
East Jess. 320 002 1—8 7 2
Tates Creek 010 000 0—1 4 2
Schuber and Foxworth; Groft and Mutters. W—Schuber. L—Groft. 2B—EJ: Ringwater. HR—EJ: Schuber 2.
Records—East Jessamine 23-9, Tates Creek 9-14.
Paul Dunbar 200 010 0—3 5 2
Mad.Central 010 050 x—6 5 4
Morgan and Ferguson; Wilder and Murphy. W—Wilder (11-5). L—Morgan (5-5). 2B—PD: Brown; MC: Elliston, Patton. 3B—PD: Hill. HR—MC: Frakes.
Records—Madison Central 19-8, Paul Dunbar 14-12-2.