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Scoreboard: Oct. 24

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BASEBALL

American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Removed RHP J.C. Sulbaran from the Arizona League roster. Added RHP Malcom Culver to the Arizona League roster.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Assigned OF Jeremy Moore outright to Salt Lake (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS—Reinstated RHP Cole De Vries from the 15-day DL.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Designated RHP Chad Beck for assignment. Claimed RHP David Herndon off waivers from Philadelphia.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Named David Bell third base coach. Promoted interim hitting coach James Rowson to hitting coach. Agreed to terms with assistant general manager Randy Bush on a three-year contract extension. Named Tim Cossins field coordinator, Alex Suarez assistant director of player development/international scouting; Lukas McKnight assistant director of amateur scouting; Chris Clemons, J.P. Davis and Alex Lontayo area scouts; Mark Adair regional crosschecker; Andrew Bassett pro scouting coordinator; Steve Boros, Terry Kennedy and Mark Kiefer pro scouts; and Jason Karegeannes and Brad Kullman major league scouts. Promoted Jake Ciarrachi to pro scout.

MIAMI MARLINS—Fired manager Ozzie Guillen. Announced 3B Gil Velazquez refused outright assignment and elected free agency.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES—Waived F/C Michael Dunigan and G Kyle Weaver.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Released CB Greg McCoy from the practice squad. Signed CB Crezdon Butler to the practice squad.

BUFFALO BILLS—Signed OL Keith Williams to the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS—Released OL Chris Scott and DE Drew Vanderlin from the practice squad. Signed DT Jordan Miller to the practice squad.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Released G Tyler Holmes from the practice squad. Signed DE Ernest Owusu to the practice squad.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Released C Colin Miller from the practice squad. Signed T Jason Slowey to the practice squad.

ST. LOUIS RAMS—Signed T Chris Williams. Signed DE Mason Brodine to the practice squad. Released G Quinn Ojinnaka. Released C Chase Beeler from the practice squad.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS—Released WR Marques Clark from the practice squad. Signed WR Kashif Moore to the practice squad.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Released RB Ryan Grant. Signed RB Keiland Williams. Released WR Emmanuel Arceneaux from the practice squad. Signed CB Domonique Johnson to the practice squad.

COLLEGE

DEPAUL—Signed athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto to a five-year contract extension through the 2016-17 academic year.

Baseball

mlb playoffs

giants 9, cardinals 0

Monday's late NLCS Game 7

St. Louis 000 000 000—0 7 2

San Francisco 115 000 11x—9 14 0

Lohse, J.Kelly (3), Mujica (3), Rosenthal (5), Boggs (7), Salas (7), Motte (8) and Y.Molina; M.Cain, Affeldt (6), S.Casilla (8), Ja.Lopez (8), Romo (9) and Posey. W—M.Cain 1-1. L—Lohse 1-1. HRs—San Francisco, Belt (1).

Basketball

nba

preseason

Tuesday's games

Miami 98, Charlotte 92

Indiana 100, Cleveland 82

Chicago 94, Oklahoma City 89

Phoenix at Golden State (n)

Wednesday's games

New York vs. Brooklyn at Uniondale, N.Y., 7:30 p.m.

Orlando at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Dallas vs. Oklahoma City at Wichita, Kan., 8 p.m.

Detroit vs. Minnesota at Winnipeg, Manitoba, 8 p.m.

Washington vs. Miami at Kansas City, Mo., 8:30 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday's games

Milwaukee at Charlotte, 11 a.m.

Portland at Utah, 9 p.m.

Sacramento vs. L.A. Lakers at San Diego, Calif., 10 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Denver, 10 p.m.

college men

ovc pre-season poll

EAST DIVISION

Team (first-place votes) Points

1. Belmont (21) 131

2. Tennessee St. (3) 109

3. Tennessee Tech 87

4. Morehead St. 77

5. Eastern Kentucky 56

x-Jacksonville St.

WEST DIVISION

1. Murray St. (22) 132

2. SE Missouri (2) 108

3. Austin Peay 92

4. SIU-Edwardsville 73

5. Eastern Ill. 49

6. Tennessee-Martin 38

x-Jacksonville State is not eligible for the OVC or NCAA Tournaments because it is serving an academic progress penalty.pre-season all-OVC

x-Isaiah Canaan Murray St.

Ian Clark Belmont

Robert Covington Tennessee St.

Ed Daniel Murray St.

Jud Dillard Tennessee Tech

Kerron Johnson Belmont

Patrick Miller Tennessee St.

Marland Smith SE Missouri

Tyler Stone SE Missouri

Mark Yelovich SIU-Edwardsville

x-Preseason OVC Player of the Year

college women

ovc pre-season poll

EAST DIVISION

Team (first-place votes) Points

1. Tennessee Tech (15) 121

2. Eastern Kentucky (6) 108

3. Belmont (3) 86

4. Morehead St. 69

5. Tennessee St. 68

6. Jacksonville St. 40

WEST DIVISION

1. Tennessee-Martin (19) 129

2. Eastern Ill. (5) 113

3. SIU-Edwardsville 86

4. Murray St. 77

5. Austin Peay 47

6. Southeast Missouri 39

pre-season all-OVC

Ta'Kenya Nixon Eastern Illinois

Jasmine Newsome UT-Martin

x-Heather Butler UT-Martin

Raven Berry SIUE

Mariah King Eastern Illinois

Erica Burgess Murray St.

Jasmin Shuler Tennessee St.

Jala Harris Tennessee Tech

Sydney Mitchell Eastern Illinois

Marie Carpenter Eastern Ky.

x-Pre-season OVC Player of the Year

HCAC pre-season poll

Team (first-place votes) Points

1. Hanover (4) 91

2. Franklin (5) 89

3. Transylvania 77

4. Manchester (1) 74

5. Defiance 58

6. Rose-Hulman 44

7. Bluffton 36

8. Mount St. Joseph 31

9. Anderson 29

10. Earlham 21

Cross country

middle school

At Harrodsburg

MIXED 3 k RUN

Boys— 1. Casey Co. 45, 2. Anderson Co. 57, 3. Burgin 58, 4. Danville Christian 82, 5. Mercer Co. 120.

Girls— 1. Danville Christian 18, 2. Anderson Co. 41.

MIXED 5 k RUN

Boys— 1. Casey Co. 27, 2. Burgin 47, 3. Anderson Co. 53.

Girls 1. Anderson Co. 15.

Football

professional

nfl schedule

Thursday, Oct. 25

Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 28

Jacksonville at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

Indianapolis at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Carolina at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Miami at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

San Diego at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

Atlanta at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

Seattle at Detroit, 1 p.m.

Washington at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

New England vs. St. Louis at London, 1 p.m.

Oakland at Kansas City, 4:05 p.m.

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

New Orleans at Denver, 8:20 p.m.

Byes: Baltimore, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Houston

Monday, Oct. 29

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

bears 13, lions 7

Monday's late game

Detroit 0 0 0 7— 7

Chicago 10 0 3 0—13

First quarter: Chi—Marshall 7 pass from Cutler (Gould kick), 11:12. Chi—FG Gould 39, 1:23. Third quarter: Chi—FG Gould 21, 11:20. Fourth quarter: Det—Broyles 12 pass from Stafford (Hanson kick), :30.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Detroit, LeShoure 12-63, Stafford 3-23, Bell 3-13. Chicago, Forte 22-96, Bush 6-36, Cutler 3-34, Campbell 1-5.

PASSING—Detroit, Stafford 28-46-1-261. Chicago, Cutler 16-31-0-150, Campbell 1-1-0-0.

RECEIVING—Detroit, T.Young 6-81, LeShoure 6-20, Pettigrew 5-37, Broyles 3-51, Johnson 3-34, Bell 3-16, Burleson 1-16, Scheffler 1-6. Chicago, Marshall 6-81, Hester 3-38, Bennett 3-27, Forte 3-4, Davis 1-3, Bush 1-(minus 3).

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Chicago, Gould 47 (BK).

Golf

professional

this week's tournament

PGA TOUR/ASIAN TOUR

CIMB CLASSIC

Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

When: Thursday-Sunday

Course: The Mines Resort and Golf Club (6,811 yards, par 71)

Purse: $6.1 million ($1,098,000 to the winner)

TV: Golf (midnight-4 a.m. Thursday-Sunday; 8 p.m.-midnight Thursday-Sunday, taped)

Last year: Bo Van Pelt birdied five of the last eight holes for a six-stroke victory. He finished with a 64 for a 23-under total.

Notes: Tiger Woods is competing for the first time in Malaysia since teaming with Mark O'Meara to win the 1999 World Cup at The Mines. Woods also won the individual title. ... The tournament will become a full-fledged PGA Tour event next year when the tour begins its new season in October after the FedEx Cup. ... Van Pelt is coming off a victory Sunday in the Perth International. He held off fellow American Jason Dufner by two strokes in the event sanctioned by the European and Australasian tours. Dufner also is in the field.

EUROPEAN TOUR

BMW MASTERS

Where: Shanghai

When: Thursday-Sunday

Course: Lake Malaren Golf Club, The Masters Course (7,607 yards, par 72)

Purse: $7 million ($1,166,600 to the winner)

TV: Golf (9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday-Sunday)

Last year: Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy beat American Anthony Kim with a par on the first extra hole. McIlroy earned $2 million in the non-sanctioned event.

Notes: The top-ranked McIlroy is in the field along with European Ryder Cup teammates Luke Donald, Lee Westwood, Justin Rose, Ian Poulter, Graeme McDowell, Paul Lawrie, Martin Kaymer, Franceso Molionari, Nicolas Colsaerts and Peter Hanson and captain Jose Maria Olazabal. South African stars Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel and Branden Grace also are entered along with John Daly and Mike Weir.

LPGA TOUR

SUNRISE LPGA TAIWAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Where: Yang Mei, Taiwan

When: Thursday-Sunday

Course: Sunrise Golf and Country Club (6,390 yards, par 72)

Purse: $2 million ($300,000 to the winner)

TV: Golf (1-3 p.m. Thursday-Sunday)

Last year: Taiwan's Yani Tseng won the inaugural event for the last of her seven 2011 LPGA Tour titles. She finished at 16 under for a five-stroke victory.

CHAMPIONS TOUR

AT &T CHAMPIONSHIP

When: San Antonio

When: Friday-Sunday

Course: TPC San Antonio, AT&T Canyons Course (6,735 yards, par 71)

Purse: $1.85 million ($277,500 to the winner)

TV: Golf (5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday)

Last year: Fred Couples shot 62-62-66 for a seven-stroke victory.

Notes: Couples is sidelined by back problems. ... The tournament is the final full-field end of the year. The top 30 on the money list will qualify for the Charles Schwab Cup Championship next week at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz.

WEB.COM TOUR

WEB.COM TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP

Where: McKinney, Texas

When: Thursday-Sunday

Course: TPC Craig Ranch (7,438 yards, par 71)

Purse: $1 million ($180,000 to the winner)

TV: Golf (3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday)

Last year: Ken Duke won at Daniel Island in Charleston, S.C., to earn a PGA Tour card as a top-25 finisher on the money list. He jumped from 36th to seventh.

Notes: The top 60 on the money list qualified for the season-ending event. The final top 25 will earn 2013 PGA Tour cards.

College men

dalton flyer invitational

At Kettering, Ohio

7,066-yard, par-71 NCA South Course

Teams1. Oakland 578, 2. IPFW 588, t3. Valparaiso 596, t3. Detroit Mercy 596, t3. Western Ky. 596, 6. Dayton 597, 7. Loyola-Chicago 599, 8. Wright St. 605, 9. Youngstown St. 606, 10. Northern Ky. 609, t11. IUPUI 610, t11. Ohio 610, 13. Bowling Green 612, 14. Evansville 613, 15. Owens 616, 16. Butler 617, 17. Robert Morris (Pa.) 618, 18. Chicago St. 752.

Top individuals1. Nick Cunningham, Oakland, 140; 2. John Muir, Dayton, 141; t3. Evan Bowser, Oakland, 142; t3. Cody Fixari, Wright St., 142.

Western Ky. golferst9. Nick Thompson 146, t15. Andy Gladden 148, t35. Will Beard 152, t47. Robert Kirby 154, t65. Cameron Beal 157.

Northern Ky. golferst12. Michael Schmidt 147, t15. Corey Richmond 148, t41. Jones Brown 153, t84. Zach Wright 161, t95. Steve Rickels 169.

f&m bank/austin peay intercollegiate

At Hopkinsville

7,132-yard, par-72 The Links at Novadell

Teams1. Austin Peay A 860, 2. Lipscomb 867, 3. Belmont 872, 4. Murray St. 874, 5. SIU-Edwardsville 875, t6. Missouri St. 886, t6. Austin Peay B 886, t8. Tenn. Tech 887, t8. Eastern Ky. 887, 10. Southern Ill. 888, 11. Tenn.-Martin 889, 12. Tennessee St. 894, 13. South Dakota 906, 14. Morehead St. 919.

Top individuals1. Colin McCarty, SIU-Edwardsville, 207; 2. Cameron Scitiern, Tennessee St., 208; 3. Anthony Bradley, Austin Peay, 209.

Murray St. golferst5. Patrick Newcomb 211, t11. Hunter York 217, t17. Tyler Brown 220, t51. Wade Thompson 229, t57. Preston French 230.

Eastern Ky. golferst7. Zack Butler 215, t17. Stuart Witt 220, t25. Taylor Riggs 221, t62. Andrew Yeast 231, 80. Daniel DeLuca 247.

Morehead St. golferst47. Matthew Logan 228, t65. Will Branham 232, 67. Jared Stacy 233, t68. Sam Zirnheld 234, t72. Michael Pinsonneault 235.

college women

blue raider invitational

At Murfreesboro, Tenn.

6,177-yard, par-72 Old Fort G.C.

Teams1. Middle Tennessee St. 889, 2. Morehead St. 905, 3. Ark.-Little Rock 906, 4. Southern Ill. 908, 5. Southern Miss. 911, 6. Lamar 912, 7. Jacksonville St. 916, t8. Murray St. 921, t8. Oral Roberts 921, t8. Troy 921, 11. South Ala. 922, 12. Texas-El Paso 927, t13. Western Ky. 928, t13. Missouri-Kansas City 928, 15. Belmont 931, 16. Tenn. Tech 952, 17. Austin Peay 953, 18. Northern Iowa 961.

Top individuals1. Cassie Rushing, Southern Ill., 217; t2. Avery George, Middle Tennessee St., 221; t2. Julie Aime, Lamar, 221

Morehead St. golferst6. Anna Appert Lund 223, t15. Linnea Scholin 226, t26. Marisa Kamelgarn 229, t37. Vanessa Bognot 231, t48. Amalie Schott Munck 233.

Murray St. golferst11. Alexandra Lennartsson 225, t35. Alli Weaver 230, t51. Delaney Howson 234, t51. Abbi Stamper 234, t69. Sophie Hillier 239.

Western Ky. golferst11. Michaela Bordeianu 225, t26. April Butler 229, t69. Kelsey Burrell 239, t73. Kate Larimore 240, 79. Ellinor Haag 243.

bulldog invite

Wasioto Winds Golf Course at Pineville

Teams1. Union 686, 2. Tenn. Wesleyan 694, 3. Bryan 714, 4. Ind. Tech 719, 5. Pikeville 725, 6. Asbury 772.

Top individuals1. Lexi Stewart, Tenn. Wesleyan, 164; 2. Audrey Nelson, Bryan, 165; 3. Carrilee Hiers, Bryan, 166.

dayton flyer invitational

At Kettering, Ohio

5,869-yard, par-70 NCR North Course

Teams1. Detroit 588, 2. Valparaiso 592, 3. Ohio 605, 4. Oakland 606, 5. IPFW 609, 6. Youngstown St. 615, 7. Chicago St. 618, 8. Findlay 625, 9. Eastern Ill. 629, 10. Dayton 630, 11. Evansville 641, 12. Robert Morris (Pa.) 650, 13. IUPUI 652, t14. Bellarmine 653, t14. Alabama St. 653, 16. Northern Ky. 654, 17. Otterbein 672.

Top individuals1. Kelly Voigt, Valparaiso, 139; 2. Andelga Codian, Ohio, 141.

Bellarmine golferst32. Leah Pehlke 157, t53. Elizabeth Carlson 162, t68. Maggie Schad 165, t76. Heidi Zimmerman 169, t82. Ali Cheesman 171.

Northern Ky. golferst47. Rachel Brown 161, t66. Katie-Scarlett Skinn 164; t72. Taylor Wogenstahl 168, 87. Kristen Smith 175.

Soccer

college women

Lindsey Wilson 7 Pikeville 0

high school boys

state tournament

( Games in bracket order; all times p.m.)

tuesday's first round

St. Xavier 3, South Oldham 0

Corbin 3, Perry Co. Central 1

Boone Co. 1, Harrison co. 0

North Hardin 4, Fern Creek 1

Pikeville 3, Greenup Co. 1

Henderson Co. 2, Marshall Co. 0

Paul Dunbar 4, Mercer Co. 0

Bowling Green 7, Owensboro 1

Saturday's quarterfinals

At Henry Clay

St. Xavier vs. Corbin, 5

Boone Co. vs. North Hardin, 1

Pikeville vs. Henderson Co., 3

Paul Dunbar vs. Bowling Green, 7

high school girls

state tournament

At Lafayette

Saturday's quarterfinals

( Games in bracket order; all times p.m.)

South Laurel vs. Notre Dame, 5

Bowling Green vs. Lawrence Co., 1

Elizabethtown vs. Assumption, 7

Tates Creek vs. Murray, 3

Volleyball

college

Asbury 3 Toccoa Falls 0

Lindsey Wilson 3 Brescia 0

St. Catharine 3 Kentucky St. 0

Va. Intermont 3 Union 2

At Northern Ky.

Northern Ky. def. Eastern Ky. 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-13).

Records: Northern Ky. 20-5, Eastern Ky. 7-14.high school

state tournament pairings

At Valley

( Games in bracket order;all times p.m. unless noted)

FRIDAY'S GAMES

Assumption vs. Henderson Co., 11:30 a.m.

Corbin vs. Lone Oak, 10 a.m.

Allen Central vs. Greenwood, 2:30

Russell vs. Henry Clay, 1

Owensboro Catholic vs. Campbell Co., 5:30

Central Hardin vs. North Oldham, 4

Letcher Co. Central vs. Notre Dame, 8:30

Southwestern vs. Mercy, 7

SATURDAY, OCT. 27

Quarterfinals start at 9a.m.

Semifinals start at 3

Finals at 8

All-OVC teams

Odds

Glantz-culver line

MLB

World Series

Odds to Win Series

Favorite Line Underdog Line

Detroit-175 San Francisco +155

NCAA Football

Thursday's game

Favorite Open Line Underdog

Clemson 14 12 at Wake Forest

Friday's games

at Louisville 4 4 Cincinnati

Nevada 2½ 3 at Air Force

Saturday, Oct. 27

at East Carolina 4 4 Navy

at Vanderbilt 32½ 32½ UMass

Ohio 7 7 at Miami (Ohio)

Ball St. 4½ 6 at Army

at Cent. Michigan 6 6½ Akron

at Bowling Green 14 15 Eastern Mich.

Northern Ill. 6½ 7 at Western Mich.

at Pittsburgh 7 6½ Temple

at Illinois 2 1 Indiana

Purdue 4 3½ at Minnesota

at Northwestern 6 6 Iowa

at Florida St. 25 28 Duke

at Boston College 1 1 Maryland

at Alabama 23½ 23½ Mississippi St.

Utah St. 21½ 21½ at UTSA

at Colorado St. 6 7 Hawaii

at Iowa St. 2 2½ Baylor

Texas A&M 9 14 at Auburn

at Utah 1 1 California

Texas 21 21 at Kansas

at Wisconsin 5½ 6½ Michigan St.

at Oregon 45½ 45½ Colorado

at North Carolina 7 7 NC State

Boise St. 15 16½ at Wyoming

at Houston 13 13 UTEP

at Georgia Tech 2 2½ BYU

Florida-x 5 6½ Georgia

at Missouri 15 13½ Kentucky

at Arizona St. 7 6½ UCLA

Southern Cal 8 6½ at Arizona

at Rutgers 13 13½ Kent St.

at San Jose St. 19 20 Texas St.

at Stanford 22 23½ Washington St.

at Penn St. +1½ Pk Ohio St.

Oregon St. 4 4½ at Washington

at Kansas St. 8 7 Texas Tech

at South Florida 6 3 Syracuse

at Oklahoma St. 9 7½ TCU

UCF 4 2½ at Marshall

Toledo 8½ 8½ at Buffalo

at South Carolina 14 14 Tennessee

at Arkansas-y 4½ 5½ Mississippi

Louisiana Tech 28½ 30 at New Mexico St.

at Oklahoma 9½ 10Notre Dame

UAB 6 3 at Tulane

at SMU 20½ 20½ Memphis

at Rice +2 2½ Southern Miss.

at Nebraska 1 2½ Michigan

at San Diego St. 18 18 UNLV

Fresno St. 12½ 13 at New Mexico

at Louisiana-Monroe 24 24 South Alabama

Western Ky. 7 7 at Fla. International

at Middle Tenn. 3 3 North Texas

Troy 8½ 8 at Fla. Atlantic

x-at Jacksonville, Fla.; y-at Little Rock, Ark.

NFL

Thursday's game

Favorite Open Today Underdog

at Minnesota 6 6½ Tampa Bay

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