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Scoreboard: Oct. 6

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BASEBALL

American League

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Named Billy Eppler general manager.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Promoted Billy Beane to executive vice president of baseball operations and David Forst to general manager.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Fired pitching coach Mike Harkey.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Announced the contracts of first base coach Mike Guerrero, pitching coach Rick Kranitz, bench coach Jerry Narron, outfield coach John Shelby and bullpen coach Lee Tunnell will not be renewed.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Fired manager Matt Williams, bench coach Randy Knorr, pitching coach Steve McCatty, hitting coach Rick Schu, third base coach Bobby Henley, first base coach Tony Tarasco, bullpen coach Matt LeCroy and defensive coordinator/advance coach Mark Weidemaier.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed OL Ronald Patrick to the practice squad. Released OL Andrew McDonald from the practice squad.

DALLAS COWBOYS—Waived LB Keith Smith and DT Ken Bishop.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Released QB Josh Johnson. Signed CB Shaun Prater.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Placed G Brandon Linder on injured reserve.

MIAMI DOLPHINS—Fired coach Joe Philbin. Named Dan Campbell interim coach.

NEW YORK JETS—Signed WR Kenbrell Thompkins to the practice squad. Released WR-KR Walter Powell from the practice squad.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Signed DE Frank Kearse. Waived LB Terrance Plummer. Signed WR Issac Blakeney and LB Lynden Trail to the practice squad. Released LB Sage Harold from the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL—Suspended San Jose F Raffi Torres 41 games for interference and an illegal check to the head against Anaheim F Jakob Silfverberg during an Oct. 3 preseason game at Anaheim. Placed Montreal F Zack Kassian in Stage Two of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program (SABH) of the NHL and NHLPA.

SOCCER

Federation Internationale de Football Association

FIFA—Sanctioned the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) after serious crowd disturbances led to the abandonment of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying match between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia on Sept. 8. Malaysia was fined $41,000 and will play the Nov. 17 game against United Arab Emirates without spectators.

Basketball

nba

preseason

Monday's games

Sacramento at Portland (n)

Toronto vs. Golden State (n)

Tuesday's games

Philadelphia at Washington, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Houston at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Denver at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Utah vs. L.A. Lakers at Honolulu, Hawaii, 12 a.m.

Wednesday's games

Atlanta vs. Cleveland at Cincinnati, 7 p.m.

Orlando vs. Miami at Louisville, 7:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Houston, 8 p.m.

Sacramento at Phoenix, 10 p.m.

Thursday's games

Boston at Real Madrid, Spain, 3 p.m.

Cleveland at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Brooklyn at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Maccabi Hafja (Israel) at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Denver, 9 p.m.

Golden State at Portland, 10 p.m.

San Antonio at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

wnba

finals

(Best-of-three; x-if ncessary)

Sunday's game

Indiana 75 Minnesota 69

Tuesday's game

Indiana at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 9

Minnesota at Indiana, 8 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 11

x-Minnesota at Indiana, 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 14

x-Indiana at Minnesota, 8 p.m.Football

nfl

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

New England 3 0 1.000 119 70

N.Y. Jets 3 1 .750 95 55

Buffalo 2 2 .500 110 92

Miami 1 3 .250 65 101

South

Indianapolis 2 2 .500 72 93

Tennessee 1 2 .333 89 77

Houston 1 3 .250 77 108

Jacksonville 1 3 .250 62 107

North

Cincinnati 4 0 1.000 121 77

Pittsburgh 2 2 .500 96 75

Baltimore 1 3 .250 93 104

Cleveland 1 3 .250 85 102

West

Denver 4 0 1.000 97 69

Oakland 2 2 .500 97 108

San Diego 2 2 .500 96 110

Kansas City 1 3 .250 100 125

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

Dallas 2 2 .500 95 101

N.Y. Giants 2 2 .500 102 82

Washington 2 2 .500 78 79

Philadelphia 1 3 .250 78 86

South

Carolina 4 0 1.000 108 71

Atlanta 4 0 1.000 137 93

Tampa Bay 1 3 .250 72 117

New Orleans 1 3 .250 86 104

North

Green Bay 4 0 1.000 113 71

Minnesota 2 2 .500 80 73

Chicago 1 3 .250 68 125

Detroit 0 3 .000 56 83

West

Arizona 3 1 .750 148 73

St. Louis 2 2 .500 74 89

Seattle 1 2 .333 74 61

San Francisco 1 3 .250 48 110

WEEK FOUR

Bye: New England, Tennessee

Thursday, Oct. 1

Baltimore 23, Pittsburgh 20 (OT)

Sunday's games

N.Y. Jets 27, Miami 14

Chicago 22, Oakland 20

Indianapolis 16, Jacksonville 13 (OT)

N.Y. Giants 24, Buffalo 10

Carolina 37, Tampa Bay 23

Washington 23, Philadelphia 20

Atlanta 48, Houston 21

Cincinnati 36, Kansas City 21

San Diego 30, Cleveland 27

Green Bay 17, San Francisco 3

St. Louis 24, Arizona 22

Denver 23, Minnesota 20

New Orleans 26, Dallas 20 (OT)

Monday's game

Detroit at Seattle (n)

WEEK FIVE

Bye: Carolina, Miami, Minnesota, N.Y. Jets

Thursday's game

Indianapolis at Houston, 8:25 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 11

Chicago at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

St. Louis at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Seattle at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.

Washington at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

New Orleans at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Arizona at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.

Denver at Oakland, 4:25 p.m.

New England at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.

San Francisco at N.Y. Giants, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 12

Pittsburgh at San Diego, 8:30 p.m.

saints 26, cowboys 20 (OT)

Sunday's late game

Dallas 3 7 3 7 0 — 20

New Orleans 7 0 6 7 6 — 26

First quarter: Dal—FG Bailey 30, 9:41. NO—Hill 3 pass from Brees (Hocker kick), 3:48. Second quarter: Dal—Randle 1 run (Bailey kick), 13:35. Third quarter: NO—FG Hocker 51, 11:19. Dal—FG Bailey 38, 8:20. NO—FG Hocker 29, 1:26. Fourth quarter: NO—Robinson 1 run (Hocker kick), 7:58. Dal—Williams 17 pass from Weeden (Bailey kick), 1:51. Overtime: NO—Spiller 80 pass from Brees, 14:47.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Dallas, Dunbar 3-54, McFadden 10-31, Randle 11-26, Weeden 3-5, Michael 1-(minus 1). New Orleans, Ingram 17-77, Robinson 6-16, Spiller 2-10.

PASSING—Dallas, Weeden 16-26-0-246. New Orleans, Brees 33-41-0-359.

RECEIVING—Dallas, Beasley 6-62, Witten 4-57, Williams 3-49, Butler 1-67, Hanna 1-7, Clutts 1-4. New Orleans, Snead 6-89, Ingram 6-51, Spiller 5-99, Cooks 4-25, Colston 4-19, Watson 3-30, Hill 2-11, Robinson 2-5, Coleman 1-30.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—New Orleans, Hocker 30 (WL).college

fcs polls

With first-place votes in parentheses:

STATS

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Jacksonville St. (89) 4-1 3802 1

2. Coastal Carolina (39) 5-0 3700 2

3. North Dakota St. (20) 3-1 3646 3

4. Illinois St. (1) 3-1 3472 4

5. James Madison (8) 5-0 3344 6

6. Chattanooga 3-1 2932 8

7. Eastern Washington 2-2 2746 9

8. South Dakota St. 3-1 2637 5

9. Youngstown St. 3-1 2504 10

10. Northern Iowa 2-2 2472 7

11. Sam Houston St. 2-2 2075 12

12. Montana 3-2 2047 13

13. Fordham 4-1 1886 15

14. Villanova 2-2 1701 14

15. Liberty 3-2 1524 18

16. Richmond 3-1 1361 19

17. Eastern Ky. 2 - 2 1314 17

18. Montana St. 2-2 1111 11

19. Indiana St. 3-1 979 21

20. SE Louisiana 3-1 972 22

21. New Hampshire 3-2 966 20

22. McNeese St. 4-0 950 23

23. North Dakota 4-1 682 —

24. Harvard 3-0 676 24

25. Portland St. 3-1 645 16

COACHES

1. Coastal Carolina (16) 5-0 633 1

2. North Dakota St. (6) 3-1 622 2

3. Jacksonville St. (4) 4-1 601 3

4. Illinois St. 3-1 572 4

5. James Madison 5-0 559 5

6. Chattanooga 3-1 491 8

7. Youngstown St. 3-1 446 10

8. Eastern Washington 2-2 436 9

9. South Dakota St. 3-1 410 7

10. Northern Iowa 2-2 389 6

11. Montana 3-2 362 12

12. Fordham 4-1 358 13

13. McNeese St. 4-0 331 15

14. Sam Houston St. 2-2 282 14

15. Liberty 3-2 263 18

16. Villanova 2-2 230 17

17. SE Louisiana 3-1 214 19

18. Richmond 3-1 202 20

19. Montana St. 2-2 199 11

20. Eastern Ky. 2 - 2 165 21

21. Indiana St. 3-1 129 24

22. New Hampshire 3-2 126 23

23. Portland St. 3-1 119 16

24. Harvard 3-0 87 25

25. North Dakota 4-1 53 —

naia poll

With first-place votes in parentheses:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Lindsey Wilson ( 13 ) 4 - 0 339 1

2. Southern Oregon (1) 3-1 321 2

3. Morningside (1) 4-1 314 4

4. Carroll 3-1 308 5

5. St. Xavier 4-1 276 7

6. Baker 5-1 271 8

7. Grand View 5-1 262 9

8. Doane 5-0 245 10

9. St. Francis 5-0 241 11

10. Faulkner 3-1 217 3

11. Robert Morris 4-1 206 12

12. Dakota Wesleyan 5-0 196 13

13. Reinhardt 5-0 182 14

14. Marian 3-2 174 6

15. Tabor 4-1 157 16

16. Montana Western 3-1 150 17

17. Montana Tech 3-1 136 18

18. William Penn 4-2 115 19

19. Kansas Wesleyan 5-0 110 21

20. Northwestern (Iowa) 3-2 86 15

21. Benedictine 4-2 77 23

22. St. Francis 4-1 59 24

23. St. Ambrose 4-0 54 25

24. Webber International 2-2 36 22

25. Dickinson St. 5-1 25 —

Others receiving votes: Cumberlands 8, Peru St. 7, Campbellsville 5, Rocky Mountain 4.

high school

associated press polls

The Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, total points and previous rankings:

Class A

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Paintsville (15) 7-0 177 1

2. Beechwood (2) 5-1 151 2

3. Paris (1) 7-0 134 3

4. Pikeville 5-2 130 4

5. Russellville 6-1 88 6

6. Raceland 5-2 86 t7   

7. Campbellsville 6-1 61 5

8. Bishop Brossart 7-0 56 10   

9. Hazard 5-2 45 t7   

10. Fairview 4-3 26 9

Others receiving votes: Harlan 19, Pineville 9, Crittenden Co. 3, Ky. Country Day 3, Lynn Camp 2.

Class 2A

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Mayfield (16) 6-1 178 1

2. DeSales 5-1 150 2

3. Danville 5-1 134 3

4. Louisville Christian 4-2 116 4

5. Leslie Co. (2) 6-0 96 6

6. Owensboro Catholic 5-2 82 7

7. Murray 4-3 80 5

8. Shelby Valley 5-1 48 9

9. Christian 4-2 44 8

10. Lloyd Memorial 4-2 21 10   

Others receiving votes: Butler Co. 15, Somerset 13, Newport Central Catholic 7, Prestonsburg 6.

Class 3A

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Boyle Co. (14) 6-0 173 2

2. Belfry (2) 5-1 146 1

3. Elizabethtown (2) 7-0 135 3

4. Caldwell Co. 6-1 117 t4   

5. Central 4-2 108 t4   

6. Bell Co. 5-1 89 6

7. (tie) Adair Co. 7-0 55 10   

7. (tie) Paducah Tilghman4-3 55 9

9. Catholic 3-3 52 8

10. Henry Co. 6-0 30 —

Others receiving votes: Russell 13, Hart Co. 8, Corbin 7, Fleming Co. 2.

Class 4A

W-L Pts Pvs

1. South Warren (12) 6-0 169 1

2. Johnson Central (4) 5-0 158 2

3. Ashland Blazer (1) 6-0 141 3

4. Spencer Co. (1) 7-0 132 5

5. Hopkinsville 5-1 93 6

6. Scott 6-1 88 7

7. Franklin Co. 6-1 60 4

8. Shelby Co. 5-1 41 8

9. John Hardin 4-3 36 9

10. Wayne Co. 5-2 31 10   

Others receiving votes: Collins 23, Knox Central 11, Greenup Co. 3, Rowan Co. 2.

Class 5A

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Bowling Green (16) 6-1 175 1

2. Owensboro 5-1 145 2

3. Pulaski Co. 5-1 140 3

4. North Laurel (2) 7-0 134 4

5. Southwestern 5-1 112 5

6. Fern Creek 6-1 97 6

7. North Bullitt 6-1 62 8

8. Greenwood 6-1 43 10   

9. Christian Co. 5-2 31 7

10. Anderson Co. 3-3 28 9

Others receiving votes: South Oldham 17, Montgomery Co. 5.

Class 6A

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Male (17) 7-0 179 1

2. Trinity 6-1 151 2

3. Scott Co. 5-1 130 3

4. Simon Kenton 6-0 126 4

5. Manual (1) 6-0 112 5

6. Ryle 6-0 85 7

7. St. Xavier 4-2 76 6

8. McCracken Co. 6-1 43 9

9. Lafayette 5-2 41 10

10. Bryan Station 5-2 27 8

Others receiving votes: Conner 10, Cooper 7, Central Hardin 3.

Golf

local

hole-in-one

At Southwind G.C.

Paul King aced the 135-yard 8th with a 7-wood. Witnesses: Gerald McNutt, Fred Kendig.

Hockey

nhl

BEGIN REGULAR SEASON

Wednesday's games

Montreal at Toronto, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Vancouver at Calgary, 10 p.m.

San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday's games

Winnipeg at Boston, 7 p.m.

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

Edmonton at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Carolina at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Friday's games

Winnipeg at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at N.Y. Islanders, 7:30 p.m.

Arizona at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Horse racing

thoroughbred

ntra poll

The Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) covering racing performances through Saturday. Rankings based on the votes of sports and thoroughbred racing media representatives on a 10 -9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis with first place votes in parentheses, record, total points and previous rank (Sex: C- colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare, R-ridgling):

A - S St 1 - 2 - 3 Pts Prv

1. American Pharoah (43)

3-C 7 6-1-0 447 1

2. Beholder (1) 5-M 5 5-0-0 405 2

3. Honor Code (1) 4-R 5 3-0-1 310 3

4. Liam's Map 4-C 3 2-1-0 257 4

5. Tonalist 4-C 5 2-2-1 214 —

6. Private Zone 6-G 5 3-1-1 199 5

7. Keen Ice 3-C 7 1-1-2 101 6

8. Flintshire 5-H 2 1-1-0 98 9

9. Shared Belief 4-G 3 2-0-0 73 7

10. Lady Eli 3-F 3 3-0-0 49 8

Other horses receiving votes: Frosted 46, Rock Fall 45, The Pizza Man 44, Tepin 35, Big Blue Kitten 32, Runhappy 20, California Chrome 16, Wedding Toast 13, I'm A Chatterbox 8, Appealing Tale 7, Sheer Drama 7, Songbird 7, Got Lucky 6, Smooth Roller 6, Grand Arch 5, Nyquist 5, Cavorting 4, Lea 3, Main Sequence 3, Stellar Wind 3, Rachel's Valentina 2, Tiz Shea D 2, Wicked Strong 2, Hoppertunity 1.

Soccer

high school girls

At Lex. Catholic

Lex. Catholic 0, Boyle Co. 0 (tie)

GoalkeepersBC: Burns; LC: Williams.

Records—Boyle Co. 15-2-2, Lex. Catholic 16-2-2.

At Shelby Co.

Sayre 4, Shelby Co. 1

GoalsSay: Bernard, Alford 2, Pergande; SC: Lopez.

GoalkeepersSay: Wheeler; SC: Saldato.

At Tates Creek

Tates Creek 2, Madison Central 0

Goals—Disponette 2.

GoalkeepersTC: Hein, McNees; MC: Schneid.

Records—Tates Creek 11-8, Madison Central 9-5-1.

Odds

football

nfl

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

at Houston 2 Off Indianapolis

Sunday, Oct. 11

at Tampa Bay 3½ 3 Jacksonville

Buffalo 3 3 at Tennessee

at Baltimore 8½ 6½ Cleveland

at Atlanta 8 7½ Washington

at Kansas City 12 9 Chicago

at Philadelphia 4½ 5½ New Orleans

at Green Bay 9 9 St. Louis

at Cincinnati 2 1½ Seattle

Arizona 2½ 3 at Detroit

New England 8½ 7½ at Dallas

Denver 6½ 5½ at Oakland

at N.Y. Giants 7 7 San Francisco

Monday, Oct. 12

at San Diego 6½ 3 Pittsburgh

college

THURSDAY

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

at Houston 21 26 SMU

at Southern Cal 17 17 Washington

Friday

at Marshall 7½ 5 Southern Miss.

N.C. State 2 1 at Virginia Tech

Saturday

Oklahoma 13 17 at Texas

Minnesota 1½ 3 at Purdue

Akron 10 8½ at E. Michigan

at West Virginia 6 6½ Oklahoma St.

at Penn St. 8 8 Indiana

Duke 13 12 at Army

at Temple 16½ 14 Tulane

at Iowa 10 11 Illinois

at Ohio St. 28½ 34 Maryland

at Boston College 9½ 8½ Wake Forest

at Ohio 17½ 15 Miami-Ohio

at Toledo 15½ 15 Kent St.

at N. Illinois 14 11½ Ball St.

Appalachian St. 18 15½ at Georgia St.

at Pittsburgh 8 9 Virginia

at W. Michigan 5 7 Cent. Michigan

at Alabama 16 16½ Arkansas

at Air Force 23½ 25 Wyoming

at Bowling Green 13 13 Massachusetts

at Mississippi St. 31½ 30 Troy

at Mississippi 43 41½ New Mexico St.

at BYU 8 8 East Carolina

Baylor 38 44½ at Kansas

at Fla. Atlantic pk 4 Rice

at Oregon 20½ 16½ Washington St.

Georgia 2 3 at Tennessee

at Western Ky. 9 9 Middle Tenn.

at Tulsa 6 9½ La.-Monroe

at Notre Dame 16 14½ Navy

at Arizona St. 12½ 16 Colorado

at Florida St. 8½ 10 Miami

at Michigan 12 8½ Northwestern

at Clemson 7½ 7 Georgia Tech

at La.-Lafayette 4½ 4½ Texas St.

at Utah 6 6½ California

at Central Fla. 3 pk Connecticut

at Fla. Int'l 13 15½ UTEP

Louisiana Tech 11½ 10½ at UTSA

Boise St. 11½ 15 at Colorado St.

Florida 3½ 6 at Missouri

Louisiana St. 11½ 14 at South Carolina

at Arizona 12½ 10 Oregon St.

at South Florida 5 4 Syracuse

TCU 6½ 10 at Kansas St.

at Texas Tech 11½ 13 Iowa St.

Michigan St. 17 14½ at Rutgers

at Nebraska 1 1 Wisconsin

at Nevada 6 5½ New Mexico

San Jose St. pk 1½ at UNLV

Utah St. 10 12½ at Fresno St.

at Hawaii 2 2½ San Diego St.

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