Major League Baseball
MLB—Suspended New York Yankees minor league RHP Andy Beresford (Charleston-SAL) and New York Yankees minor league 1B Leonard Thompson (GCL Yankees) 50 games apiece, after each tested positive for an Amphetamine.
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BOSTON RED SOX—Placed SS Xander Bogaerts on the 7-day concussion disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 23. Selected the contract of INF Carlos Rivero from Pawtucket (IL).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Selected the contract of OF Jose Tabata from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned OF Gregory Polanco to Indianapolis. Reinstated INF Cliff Barmes from the 15-day DL. Designated INF Jayson Nix for assignment.
National Football League
ARIZONA CARDINALS—Released LB Keenan Clayton, LB Jojo Dickson, C Tom Draheim, WR Reggie Dunn, K Jay Feely, LB Derrell Johnson, S Orhian Johnson, QB Ryan Lindley, WR Kevin Ozier, DT Justin Renfrow, CB Brandon Sermons, OT Max Starks and RB Damien Thigpen.
BALTIMORE RAVENS—Released S Omar Brown, WR LaQuan Williams, LB Austin Spitler, LB Nick DiMarco, OT David Mims, CB Deji Olatoye, CB Marrio Norman, RB Cierre Wood, P Richie Leone and WR Mike Willie. Waived/injured OT Brett Van Sloten and FB Shaun Chapas. Placed DE Kapron Lewis-Moore, G Will Rackley and DE Brent Urban on injured reserve.
BUFFALO BILLS—Released S Derek Brim, QB Dennis Dixon, P Jake Dombrowski, WR Tori Gurley, S Jajuan Harley, K Dustin Hopkins, DT Damien Jacobs, C Macky MacPherson, WR Chris Summers, G J.J. 'Unga and RB Ronnie Wingo.
CINCINNATI BENGALS—Terminated the contract of CB R.J. Stanford. Waived DT Larry Black, S Isaiah Lewis, K Quinn Sharp and WR Ryan Whalen.
CLEVELAND BROWNS—Waived DB Royce Adams, RB Edwin Baker, OL Randall Harris, DB T.J. Heath, DL Cam Henderson, WR Jonathan Krause, OL Ryan Lee, LB Caleb McSurdy, OL Keavon Milton, LB Keith Pough, WR Tim Smith, OL Jeremiah Warren and TE Martell Webb. Terminated the contract of WR Anthony Armstrong. Claimed OL Karim Barton and OL Donald Hawkins off waivers from Philadelphia.
DALLAS COWBOYS—Released DE Martez Wilson and FB J.C. Copeland.
DETROIT LIONS—Released K Giorgio Tavecchio, CB Jonte Green, QB James Franklin, FB Chad Abram, P Drew Butler and CB Aaron Hester. Placed S DeJon Gomes on injured reserve.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Waived CB Johnny Adams, CB Qua Cox, G Andre Cureton, G Marcus Hall, CB Kameron Jackson, WR Nu'Keese Richardson, LB Jonathon Sharpe, S David Sims, WR Eric Thomas, WR Tony Washington and FB Cameron White.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Waived WR Lamaar Thomas and RB Terrance Cobb. Waived/injured CB Deion Belue.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Released WR Deon Anthony, DL Jairus Campbell, DT Jermelle Cudjo, WR Weston Dressler, G Otis Hudson, WR Jerrell Jackson, CB Brandon Jones, CB Vernon Kearney, S Jerron McMillian, TE Adam Schiltz and WR Darryl Surgent. Placed Sanders Cummings on injured reserve.
MIAMI DOLPHINS—Signed DT Cory Grissom and K Jake Rogers.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Released S Brandan Bishop, OT Pierce Burton, CB Derek Cox, WR Andy Cruse, WR Kamar Jorden, WR Erik Lora, OT Kevin Murphy, DT Kheeston Randall, DE Tyler Scott, DE Jake Snyder, TE Kory Sperry, CB Robert Steeples and WR Ty Walker. Waived/injured S Mistral Raymond. Activated TE Chase Ford from the PUP list.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Released LB James Anderson, DL Tommy Kelly, DL Will Smith and TE Justin Jones.
NEW YORK JETS—Suspended CB Dimitri Patterson indefinitely after he left the team for 48 hours without contacting the organization.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS—Released OT Nick Becton, RB Zach Boren, TE Jake Byrne, WR Brelan Chancellor, LB Adrian Hamilton, WR Micah Hatfield, G Darryl Johnson, TE Ryan Otten, DB Lowell Rose, P Chase Tenpenny and RB Kerwynn Williams.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Terminated the contracts of OT Wade Smith and CB Terrell Thomas. Waived OT Cory Brandon, RB Demitrius Bronson, S Mike Dobson, DE Jackson Jeffcoat, WR Kevin Smith and CB Thomas Wolfe.
ST. LOUIS RAMS—Waived CB Jarrid Bryant, P Bobby Cowan, OT R.J. Dill, WR Jordan Harris, LS Jorgen Hus, FB Kadeem Jones, LB Johnny Millard, WR T.J. Moe and OT D.J. Morrell. Waived/injured LB Pat Schiller.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Waived LB Damaso Munoz.
TENNESSEE TITANS—Waived LB Kendrick Adams, CB Marc Anthony, DL Lanier Coleman, OL Kevin Danser, OL Tyler Horn, WR Julian Horton, RB Waymon James, CB Micah Pellerin, WR Jaz Reynolds, S Hakeem Smith, WR Derel Walker and LB Jonathan Willard.
National Hockey League
OTTAWA SENATORS—Signed G Craig Anderson to a three-year contract extension through the 2017-18 season.
KENTUCKY—Suspended senior OT Darrian Miller and junior WR Rashad Cunningham for one game for an unspecified violation of team rules.
TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN—Announced men's sophomore basketball F Janari Joesaar received a waiver from the NCAA to compete this season after a transfer from Mississippi. Announced the transfer of men's sophomore basketball F Adonis Rwabigwi from Furman.
WEST VIRGINIA—Announced CB Ishmael Banks was suspended three games by the NCAA for an unspecified academic eligibility issue.
south atlantic league
No games scheduledTuesday's games
Delmarva at Greensboro, 7 p.m.
Greenville at Charleston, S.C., 7:05 p.m.
Rome at Kannapolis, 7:05 p.m.
Hickory at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.
West Virginia at Lexington, 7:05 p.m.
Hagerstown at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.
Augusta at Savannah, 7:05 p.m.
first week's schedule
(All times p.m., unless noted)
Abilene Christian at Georgia St., 7
SEC—No. 21 Texas A&M at No. 9 South Carolina, 6; Boise St. vs. No. 18 Mississippi at Atlanta, 8; Temple at Vanderbilt, 9:15
STATE—Pikeville at Bluefield, 6:30; Eastern Ky. at Robert Morris, 7; Lindsey Wilson at Campbellsville, 7:30; Ky. Christian at Tennessee Tech, 8; Union (N.Y.) at Murray St., 8
TOP 25—Weber St. at No. 19 Arizona St., 10:30
EAST—Bryant at Stony Brook, 7
SOUTH—Charlotte at Campbell, 7; Wake Forest at Louisiana-Monroe, 7; Reinhardt at Mercer, 7; Missouri St. at Northwestern St., 7; Point (Ga.) at Charleston Southern, 7
MIDWEST—Howard at Akron, 7; Chattanooga at Cent. Michigan, 7; E. Illinois at Minnesota, 7; Presbyterian at N. Illinois, 7; Missouri Baptist at SE Missouri, 7; Valparaiso at W. Illinois, 7; Taylor at S. Illinois, 8
SOUTHWEST—Tulane at Tulsa, 8
FAR WEST—Idaho St. at Utah, 7:30; Cal Poly at New Mexico St., 8; North Dakota at San Jose St., 10; Rutgers vs. Washington St. at Seattle, 10
STATE—Bowling Green at Western Ky., 7:30
TOP 25—Jacksonville St. at No. 8 Michigan St., 7:30
NATION—BYU at Connecticut, 7; Villanova at Syracuse, 7:30; Colorado St. vs. Colorado at Denver, 9; UTSA at Houston, 9; UNLV at Arizona, 10:30Saturday's games
SEC—Tenn.-Martin at Kentucky, noon; West Virginia vs. No. 2 Alabama at Atlanta, 3:30; S. Dakota St. at No. 24 Missouri, 3:30; Arkansas at No. 6 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 Houston, 9
STATE—Morehead St. at Richmond, 6
EAST—Penn St. vs. Central Florida at Dublin, Ireland, 8:30; Wagner at Georgetown, D.C., noon; Delaware at Pittsburgh, noon; Delaware St. at Monmouth (N.J.), 1; Boston College at UMass, 3; Duquesne at Buffalo, 3:30; Holy Cross at Albany (NY), 6; VMI at Bucknell, 6; St. Francis (Pa.) at Fordham, 6; Norfolk St. at Maine, 6; Marist at Sacred Heart, 6; CCSU at Towson, 6
SOUTH—Troy at UAB, noon; Wofford at Georgia Tech, 12:30; Ga. Southern at N.C. State, 12:30; James Madison at Maryland, 3:30; Hampton at Old Dominion, 3:30; SC State at Benedict, 4; William & Mary at Virginia Tech, 4; Va. Lynchburg at Alcorn St., 5; U. of Faith at MVSU, 5; Elon at Duke, 6; Coastal Carolina at The Citadel, 6; College of Faith at Davidson, 7; Bethune-Cookman at FIU, 7; Gardner-Webb at Furman, 7; Florida A&M at Jackson St., 7; Southern U. at Louisiana, 7; Austin Peay at Memphis, 7; Savannah St. at Middle Tennessee, 7; W. Carolina at South Florida, 7; Edward Waters at Tennessee St., 7; Stetson at Warner, 7; NC Central at East Carolina, 8; Jacksonville at SE Louisiana, 8
MIDWEST—Youngstown St. at Illinois, noon; Indiana St. at Indiana, noon; N. Iowa at Iowa, noon; N. Dakota St. at Iowa St., noon; Appalachian St. at Michigan, noon; W. Michigan at Purdue, noon; Colgate at Ball St., 2; Marshall at Miami (Ohio), 3:30; FAU at No. 22 Nebraska, 3:30; California at Northwestern, 3:30; Morgan St. at E. Michigan, 6; Ohio at Kent St., 6; Grand View at Drake, 7; Sacramento St. at Incarnate Word, 7; New Hampshire at Toledo, 7
SOUTHWEST—Montana St. at Arkansas St., 7; Samford at TCU, 7; Ark.-Pine Bluff at Texas St., 7; Cent. Arkansas at Texas Tech, 7; Alabama St. at Sam Houston St., 7:30; Grambling St. at Lamar, 8; North Texas at Texas, 8
FAR WEST—Nicholls St. at Air Force, 2; S. Utah at Nevada, 3; Portland St. at Oregon St., 4; Montana at Wyoming, 4; N. Arizona at San Diego St., 7; UTEP at New Mexico, 8; Montana Western at E. Washington, 10:05TOP 25—No. 1 Florida St. vs. Oklahoma St. at Arlington, Texas, 8; South Dakota at No. 3 Oregon, 10:30; Louisiana Tech at No. 4 Oklahoma, 7; No. 5 Ohio St. vs. Navy at Baltimore, noon; No. 7 UCLA at Virginia, noon; 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. 20 Kansas St., 7:10; Liberty at No. 23 North Carolina, 6; No. 25 Washington at Hawaii, 10:30
Sunday, Aug. 31
SEC—Utah St. at Tennessee, 7
TOP 25—SMU at No. 10 Baylor, 7:30
NATION—Alabama A&M vs. NC A&T at Orlando, Fla., 11:45 a.m.; Prairie View vs. Texas Southern at Houston, 5
Monday, Sept. 1
STATE—Miami at Louisville, 8
Seneca 24 John Hardin 19
high school boys
At Covington Catholic
Cov. Catholic 3, Lex. Catholic 1
Goals—CC: Day, Lilly, Stetter; LC: Hayes.
Goalkeepers—CC: Hellmueller; LC: Wheeler.
Records—Covington Catholic 2-0, Lexington Catholic 0-2.
high school girls
At Clark Co.
Clark Co. 3, Pendleton Co. 0
At Lex. Christian
Lexington Christian 10, Frankfort 0
Goals—Sheeley 3, Sjogren 2, Doone 2, Caneer 2, Puleo.
Goalkeepers—LC: Henry; F: F.Frye.
Records—Lexington Christian 2-2, Frankfort 0-4.
A: Beaumont 2, Southern 0
B: Beaumont 2, Southern 0
At Bryan Station
A: Lex. Traditional 2, Bryan Station 0
B: LTMS 2, Bryan Station 0
A: Morton 2, Winburn 0
B: Morton 2, Winburn 0
At New York
Leonardo Mayer (23), Argentina, d. Albert Montanes, Spain, 6-2, 3-0, ret.; Andreas Seppi, Italy, d. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4; Matthew Ebden, Australia, d. Tobias Kamke, Germany, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (2); Nick Kyrgios, Australia, d. Mikhail Youzhny (21), Russia, 7-5, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-6 (1).
Matthias Bachinger, Germany, d. Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2; Benoit Paire, France, d. Julien Benneteau (24), France, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4; Andy Murray (8), Britain, d. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-5; Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (9), France, d. Juan Monaco, Argentina, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-1.
Simone Bolelli, Italy, d. Vasek Pospisil, Canada, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3; Fernando Verdasco (31), Spain, d. Blaz Rola, Slovenia, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, 1-6, 6-4; Philipp Kohlschreiber (22), Germany, d. Facundo Bagnis, Argentina, 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-3; Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil, d. Nicolas Mahut, France, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-1.
Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain, vs. Andreas Beck, Germany, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (0); Aleksandr Nedovyesov, Kazakhstan, d. James McGee, Ireland, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 7-6 (3); Peter Gojowczyk, Germany, d. Benjamin Becker, Germany, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2; Stan Wawrinka (3), Switzerland, d. Jiri Vesely, Czech Republic, 6-2, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (3).
Tommy Robredo (16), Spain, d. Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4; Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, d. Donald Young, U.S., 7-5, 6-4, 6-4; Milos Raonic (5), Canada, d. Taro Daniel, Japan, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (1); Andrey Kuznetsov, Russia, d. Bradley Klahn, U.S., 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5.
Michael Llodra, France, d. Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, 6-4, 6-3, 7-5; Jeremy Chardy (30), France, d. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 7-5, 6-4.
Agnieszka Radwanska (4), Poland, d. Sharon Fichman, Canada, 6-1, 6-0; Kurumi Nara (31), Japan, d. Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, 6-2, 6-1; Belinda Bencic, Switzerland, d. Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, 6-3, 6-2; Lucie Safarova (14), Czech Republic, d. Timea Babos, Hungary, 6-4, 7-5.
Zheng Saisai, China, d. Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2; Jana Cepelova, Slovakia, d. Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor, Spain, 2-6, 7-5, 6-1; Simona Halep (2), Romania, d. Danielle Rose Collins, U.S., 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-2; Angelique Kerber (6), Germany, d. Ksenia Pervak, Russia, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5.
Andrea Petkovic (18), Germany, d. Ons Jabeur, Tunisia, 7-6 (7), 1-6, 6-3; Peng Shuai, China, d. Zheng Jie, China, 6-3, 6-3; Monica Puig, Puerto Rico, d. Tereza Smitkova, Czech Republic, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3; Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, d. Karin Knapp, Italy, 6-4, 6-3.
Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, d. Romina Oprandi, Switzerland, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3; Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, d. Duan Ying-Ying, China, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4; Venus Williams (19), U.S., d. Kimiko Date-Krumm, Japan, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3; Jelena Jankovic (9), Serbia, d. Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, 6-2, 6-3.
Johanna Larsson, Sweden, d. Virginie Razzano, France, 6-0, 6-0; Sloane Stephens (21), U.S., d. Annika Beck, Germany, 6-0, 6-3; Shahar Peer, Israel, d. Johanna Konta, Britain, 6-2, 6-3; Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, d. Kiki Bertens, Netherlands, 6-7 (7), 4-3, retired.
Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, d. Camila Giorgi, Italy, 1-6, 7-5, 6-3; Alize Cornet (22), France, d. Amandine Hesse, France, 6-1, 6-2; Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Croatia, d. Garbine Muguruza (25), Spain, 6-3, 7-6 (4); Aliaksandra Sasnovich, Belarus, d. Anna Schmiedlova, Slovakia, 6-4, 6-3.
Roberta Vinci (28), Italy, d. Paula Ormaechea, Argentina, 6-3, 6-3; Sabine Lisicki (26), Germany, d. Francoise Abanda, Canada, 6-3, 7-5; Alexandra Dulgheru, Romania, d. Kristyna Pliskova, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-4; Madison Brengle, U.S., d. Julia Glushko, Israel, 6-3, 6-2.
Sara Errani (13), Italy, d. Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, 6-1, 7-5; Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, d. Silvia Soler-Espinosa, Spain, 7-6 (4), 6-3.
Favorite Open Mon. Underdog
at Jacksonville 3 3 Atlanta
at Buffalo 3½ 3½ Detroit
at Cincinnati 3 3 Indianapolis
at Miami 2½ 2½ St. Louis
at Philadelphia 2 2½ N.Y. Jets
at Green Bay 3 3 Kansas City
at N.Y. Giants 3 3 New England
at Tampa Bay 2½ 2½ Washington
at Pittsburgh 4½ 5 Carolina
at Tennessee 2 1½ Minnesota
at Houston 3 3 San Francisco
at Cleveland 3 3 Chicago
at New Orleans 3 3 Baltimore
at Dallas 1 1 Denver
Seattle 2½ 3 at Oakland
at San Diego 3 3 Arizona