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Scoreboard: March 16

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BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Optioned RHP Brandon Erbe and LHP Troy Patton to Norfolk (IL) and RHP Luis Lebron and RHP Chorye Spoone to Bowie (EL). Reassigned RHP Armando Gabino, LHP Chris George and LHP Michael Hinckley to their minor league camp.

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Optioned LHP Kelvin De La Cruz to Akron (IL). Reassigned RHP Jason Grilli, RHP Zach Putnam and RHP Alex White to their minor league camp.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Optioned RHP Ivan Nova to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) and RHP Hector Noesi to Tampa (FSL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Optioned RHP Clayton Mortensen to Sacramento (PCL) and LHP Pedro Figueroa and RHP Fautino De Los Santos to Midland (Texas). Returned Rule 5 Draft Pick, RHP Bobby Cassevah, back to Los Angeles (AL). National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Optioned INF Pedro Ciriaco, LHP Leyson Septimo, RHP Daniel Stange and RHP Cesar Valdez to their minor league camp. Reassigned LHP Tom Layne, RHP Kyler Newby, RHP Wes Roemer, RHP Bryan Shaw, RHP Matt Torra, C Konrad Schmidt, INF Mark Hallberg and OF Collin Cowgill to their minor league camp.

ATLANTA BRAVES—Optioned RHP Steve Marek, RHP James Parr, RHP Todd Redmond and LHP Lee Hyde to Gwinnett (IL) and RHP Juan Abreu, RHP Kyle Cofield and LHP Jose Ortegano to Mississippi (SL). Reassigned RHP Erik Cordier, RHP Chris Resop, LHP Mike Minor, C Braeden Schlehuber, C Jesus Sucre and OF Cody Johnson to their minor league camp.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Reassigned RHP Eric Gagne, RHP Scott Dohmann, OF Michael Restovich and OF John Lindsey to their minor league camp. Optioned LHP Scott Elbert to their minor league camp. Announced Rule 5 draft pick LHP Armando Zerpa was reclaimed by Boston (AL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Optioned RHP Amaury Rivas and RHP Mark Rogers to Huntsville (SL). Reassigned C Martin Maldonado and LHP A.J. Murray to their minor league camp.

NEW YORK METS—Optioned C Josh Thole, RHP Eddie Kunz and RHP Clint Everts to Buffalo (IL) and INF Shawn Bowman to Binghamton (EL). Reassigned RHP R.A. Dickey, RHP Jack Egbert, RHP Josh Fogg, LHP Travis Blackley, LHP Arturo Lopez, LHP Eric Niesen, LHP Bobby Livingston, INF Andy Green, INF Luis Hernandez, INF Mike Hessman, INF Mike Cervenak, OF Jesus Feliciano and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis to their minor league camp.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Optioned RHP Brad Lincoln and LHP Donnie Veal to Indianapolis (IL) and RHP Bryan Morris to Bradenton (FSL). Reassigned C Tony Sanchez, RHP Jeff Sues, LHP Justin Thomas and RHP Virgil Vasquez to their minor league camp.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Optioned LHP Aaron Poreda and LHP Cesar Ramos to Portland (PCL) and LHP Steve Garrison and RHP Craig Italiano to San Antonio (Texas). Reassigned C Mitch Canham, C Mike Collins and RHP Jackson Quezada to their minor league camp.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Released LHP Ron Villone. Optioned RHP Collin Balester and LHP Atahualpa Severino to Syracuse (IL), RHP Ryan Mattheus and LHP Aaron Thompson to Harrisburg (EL) and RHP Juan Jaime to Potomac (Carolina). American Association

Basketball

National Basketball Association

PHOENIX SUNS—Assigned F Earl Clark to Iowa (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Agreed to terms with LB Paris Lenon on a three-year contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Agreed to terms with S Roy Williams on a one-year contract.

GREEN BAY PACKERS—Re-signed OT Mark Tauscher to a two-year contract.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Signed QB Bruce Gradkowski and LS Jon Condo.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Signed LB Larry Foote to a three-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Signed QB David Carr to a two-year contract. Traded QB Shaun Hill to Detroit for an undisclosed 2011 draft pick.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed TE Chris Baker to a multiyear contract and WR Ruvell Martin to a one-year contract.

TENNESSEE TITANS—Agreed to terms with P-K Ricky Schmitt.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL—Suspended Washington F Alex Ovechkin for two games for a reckless hit on Chicago D Brian Campbell during a March 14 game.

Baseball

MLB

Spring Training

Monday's Games

Florida 5, Minnesota 4

Baltimore 8, Boston 4

Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 1

Detroit 10, Toronto 7

N.Y. Mets 6, St. Louis 5

L.A. Dodgers 4, L.A. Angels 0

Arizona 13, Seattle 5

Milwaukee 5, Cleveland 4

Cincinnati 13, Oakland 5

Colorado 5, Chicago Cubs 2

Atlanta 5, Washington 2

San Francisco (ss) vs Texas at Surprise, Ariz., (n)

San Francisco (ss) vs San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., (n)

Kansas City vs Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., (n)

Tuesday's Games

Detroit vs Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Florida (ss) vs Washington (ss) at Viera, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Baltimore vs Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Washington (ss) vs St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Boston (ss) vs Houston (ss) at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Florida (ss) vs Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Texas vs Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Colorado vs Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Milwaukee vs Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

San Francisco vs Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels vs San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Cincinnati vs Arizona at Tucson, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Boston (ss) vs Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Houston (ss) vs N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Reds 13, Athletics 5

At Goodyear, Ariz.

Oakland 004 001 000—5 9 1

Cincinnatti (10)00 012 00x—13 16 1

Sheets, Hernandez (1), Jennings (3), Blevins (5), Ziegler (7), Rodriguez (8) and Suzuki, Powell; Lincoln, Cordero (4), Wood (5), M.Leake (8) and Castillo, D.Mesoraco. W—Lincoln. L—Sheets. HRs—Cincinnati, Dickerson (1), Balentien (1).

College

Baseball America poll

The top 25 teams in the Baseball America poll with records through March 14 and previous ranking (voting by the staff of Baseball America):

Team Record Pv

1. Virginia 12 - 3 1

2. Texas 13 - 3 3

3. Georgia Tech 13 - 1 4

4. Texas Christian 12 - 2 7

5. Florida State 13 - 2 5

6. Florida 11 - 3 6

7. Louisiana State 13 - 2 2

8. Coastal Carolina 15 - 2 8

9. Louisville 14 - 1 10

10. Arizona State 15 - 0 11

11. Clemson 13 - 1 12

12. UCLA 13 - 0 15

13. Arkansas 12 - 3 14

14. Rice 10 - 7 9

15. UC Irvine 9 - 6 16

16. South Carolina 11 - 4 19

17. Miami 10 - 4 20

18. Oregon State 10 - 3 21

19. Vanderbilt 14 - 1 24

20. East Carolina 8 - 6 13

21. Mississippi 12 - 4 18

22. Kentucky 13-2 22

23. Stanford 7 - 4 23

24. North Carolina 12 - 4 17

25. Oklahoma 15 - 2 25

Collegiate baseball poll

The Collegiate Baseball poll with records through March 14, points and previous rank. Voting is done by coaches, sports writers and sports information directors:

Team Record Pts Pv

1. Arizona St. 15 - 0 494 2

2. Virginia 12 - 3 492 4

3. Louisiana St. 13 - 2 490 1

4. Georgia Tech 13 - 1 489 5

5. Florida St. 13 - 2 488 3

6. Texas 13 - 3 486 6

7. UCLA 13 - 0 484 10

8. Coastal Carolina 15 - 2 480 7

9. Louisville 14 - 1 477 8

10. Clemson 13 - 1 476 13

11. Florida 11 - 3 475 9

12. Texas Christian 12 - 2 474 11

13. Oregon St. 10 - 3 472 12

14. Oklahoma 15 - 2 469 16

15. Miami, Fla. 10 - 4 466 15

16. Arkansas 12 - 3 463 19

17. S.E. Louisiana 15 - 1 460 26

18. Vanderbilt 14 - 1 458 27

19. Kansas 11 - 4 457 —

20. Mississippi 12 - 4 455 18

21. Alabama 12 - 1 453 30

22. North Carolina 12 - 4 450 14

23. South Carolina 11 - 4 449 23

24. New Mexico 13 - 5 447 22

25. Wichita St. 10 - 3 444 21

26. Kentucky 13 - 3 442 24

27. Ohio St. 9 - 4 439 17

28. Texas A &M 13 - 3 437 —

29. Stanford 7 - 4 432 29

30. VMI 14 - 1 429 —

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 42 24 .631 —

Toronto 32 33 .492 9

New York 24 43 .358 18

Philadelphia 23 44 .343 19

New Jersey 7 59 .106 34½

Southeast Division

Orlando 47 21 .691 —

Atlanta 42 23 .646 3½

Charlotte 34 31 .523 11½

Miami 35 32 .522 11½

Washington 21 43 .328 24

Central Division

x-Cleveland 52 15 .776 —

Milwaukee 36 29 .554 15

Chicago 31 34 .477 20

Detroit 23 44 .348 29

Indiana 21 45 .318 30½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Dallas 45 22 .672 —

San Antonio 39 25 .609 4½

Memphis 35 32 .522 10

Houston 33 31 .516 10½

New Orleans 32 35 .478 13

Northwest Division

Denver 45 21 .682 —

Utah 42 24 .636 3

Oklahoma City 41 24 .631 3½

Portland 41 28 .594 5½

Minnesota 14 53 .209 31½

Pacific Division

L.A. Lakers 48 18 .727 —

Phoenix 41 26 .612 7½

L.A. Clippers 25 42 .373 23½

Sacramento 23 44 .343 25½

Golden State 18 47 .277 29½

x-clinched playoff spot

Monday's games

Boston 119, Detroit 93

New York 94, Philadelphia 84

Denver at Houston, 8:30 p.m.

Washington at Utah, 9 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Golden State, (n)

New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, (n)

Tuesday's games

Charlotte at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Cleveland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Washington at Denver, 9 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Minnesota at Phoenix, 10 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Oklahoma City at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Toronto, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

New York at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Orlando, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Memphis at Houston, 8:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Utah, 9 p.m.

New Orleans at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

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

Celtics 119, Pistons 93

DETROIT (93) — Prince 0-3 0-0 0, Jerebko 4-9 2-2 10, Maxiell 4-8 3-4 11, Bynum 6-11 4-4 16, Hamilton 4-7 5-7 14, Villanueva 1-4 2-2 4, Daye 3-3 0-1 6, Gordon 4-10 2-2 11, Brown 1-5 1-6 3, Summers 4-5 2-2 12, Atkins 2-3 1-1 6. Totals 33-68 22-31 93.

BOSTON (119) — Pierce 4-6 6-7 15, Garnett 6-9 2-2 14, Perkins 4-8 3-6 11, Rondo 1-5 1-2 3, R.Allen 6-9 1-1 15, Davis 6-8 1-2 13, Daniels 5-7 1-2 11, R.Wallace 3-4 2-2 8, Robinson 3-8 1-2 8, Finley 6-7 0-0 15, T.Allen 0-1 2-2 2, Williams 2-2 0-0 4. Totals 46-74 20-28 119.

Detroit 15 20 35 23— 93

Boston 31 33 25 30—119

Three-point goals—Detroit 5-16 (Summers 2-2, Atkins 1-2, Hamilton 1-3, Gordon 1-3, Villanueva 0-1, Bynum 0-1, Jerebko 0-4), Boston 7-16 (Finley 3-4, R.Allen 2-4, Pierce 1-3, Robinson 1-3, Daniels 0-1, R.Wallace 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Detroit 36 (Maxiell 10), Boston 44 (Garnett, Perkins 8). Assists—Detroit 17 (Bynum 7), Boston 34 (Rondo 6). Total fouls—Detroit 21, Boston 25. Technicals—Detroit defensive three-second, Perkins, Robinson. A—18,624 (18,624).

Knicks 94, 76ers 84

NEW YORK (94) — Chandler 6-9 0-0 12, Gallinari 8-15 2-3 21, Lee 4-6 0-2 8, Douglas 7-13 4-4 20, McGrady 5-12 0-0 14, Harrington 4-10 5-6 15, Walker 1-5 0-0 2, Rodriguez 1-3 0-0 2, House 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 36-76 11-15 94.

PHILADELPHIA (84) — Young 2-8 1-2 6, Brand 3-8 1-2 7, Dalembert 4-8 3-3 11, Holiday 7-14 2-2 18, Iguodala 5-22 4-8 14, Green 8-14 0-2 17, Kapono 3-9 0-0 8, Smith 0-0 1-2 1, Carney 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 33-86 12-21 84.

New York 26 18 29 21—94

Philadelphia 25 30 14 15—84

Three-point goals—New York 11-25 (McGrady 4-5, Gallinari 3-6, Harrington 2-6, Douglas 2-6, Walker 0-2), Philadelphia 6-25 (Kapono 2-6, Holiday 2-6, Green 1-2, Young 1-3, Carney 0-1, Iguodala 0-7). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—New York 43 (Lee 16), Philadelphia 63 (Dalembert 18). Assists—New York 21 (Douglas 7), Philadelphia 14 (Holiday 6). Total fouls—New York 18, Philadelphia 19. A—13,563 (20,318).

College men

College Basketball Invitational

Tuesday's first round games

Virginia Commonwealth (22-9) at George Washington (16-14), 7 p.m.

Indiana State (17-14) at Saint Louis (20-11), 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 17

Wednesday's first round games

Duquesne (16-15) at Princeton (20-8), 7 p.m.

IUPUI (24-10) at Hofstra (19-14), 7 p.m.

Wisconsin-Green Bay (21-12) at Akron (24-10), 7 p.m.

College of Charleston (21-11) at Eastern Kentucky (20-12), 7 p.m.

Colorado State (16-15) at Morehead State (23-10) , 9 p.m.

Boston U. (19-13) at Oregon State (14-17), 10 p.m.

National Invitation Tournament

Tuesday's first round

Northeastern (20-12) at Connecticut (17-15), 7 p.m.

N.C. State (19-15) at South Florida (20-12), 8 p.m.

Coastal Carolina (28-6) at UAB (23-8), 8 p.m.

Texas Tech (17-15) at Seton Hall (19-12), 9 p.m.

William & Mary (22-10) at North Carolina (16-16), 9:30 p.m.

Jackson State (19-12) at Mississippi State (23-11), 10 p.m.

Jacksonville (19-12) at Arizona State (22-10), 11 p.m. Wednesday, March 17

Tulsa (23-11) at Kent State (23-9), 7 p.m.

Illinois State (22-10) at Dayton (20-12), 7 p.m.

Weber State (20-10) at Cincinnati (18-15), 7 p.m.

Quinnipiac (23-9) at Virginia Tech (23-8), 7 p.m.

Northwestern (20-13) at Rhode Island (23-9), 7 p.m.

Troy (20-12) at Mississippi (21-10), 8 p.m.

Nevada (20-12) at Wichita State (25-9), 8:05 p.m.

Illinois (19-14) at Stony Brook (22-9), 9 p.m.

St. John's (17-15) at Memphis (23-9), 9 p.m.

college women

Espn/USA Today

The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN Women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 14, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Connecticut (31) 33 - 0 775 1

2. Stanford 31 - 1 744 2

3. Tennessee 30 - 2 701 4

4. Nebraska 30 - 1 678 3

5. Xavier 27 - 3 648 5

6. Duke 27 - 5 604 6

7. Notre Dame 27 - 5 568 7

8. Ohio State 30 - 4 550 9

9. Texas A &M 25 - 7 524 11

10. West Virginia 28 - 5 522 8

11. Florida State 26 - 5 472 10

12. Oklahoma 23 - 10 426 12

13. Georgetown 25 - 6 409 13

14. Gonzaga 27 - 4 326 15

15. Kentucky 25 - 7 322 16

16. Iowa State 23 - 7 309 14

17. St. John's 24 - 6 285 17

18. Baylor 23 - 9 227 18

19. Oklahoma St. 23 - 10 197 21

20. Texas 22 - 10 167 20

21. Virginia 21 - 9 127 22

22. UCLA 24 - 8 119 23

23. Hartford 27 - 4 101 19

24. Middle Tenn. 25 - 5 76 25

25. Michigan State 22 - 9 60 24

Others receiving votes: Princeton 28; Vermont 15; Lehigh 13; Vanderbilt 11; Dayton 10; Georgia 8; James Madison 8; Marist 7; Iowa 6; Arkansas-Little Rock 5; DePaul 5; Gardner-Webb 5; TCU 5; LSU 4; Rutgers 2; Fresno State 1; Georgia Tech 1; Syracuse 1; Temple 1; Tulane 1; Wisconsin-Green Bay 1.

Associated press

The top 25 teams in the final 2009-10 The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 14, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Connecticut (40) 33 - 0 1,000 1

2. Stanford 31 - 1 960 2

3. Tennessee 30 - 2 911 4

4. Nebraska 30 - 1 880 3

5. Xavier 27 - 3 807 5

6. Duke 27 - 5 775 7

7. Notre Dame 27 - 5 755 6

8. Ohio St. 30 - 4 728 8

9. Texas A &M 25 - 7 704 11

10. West Virginia 28 - 5 639 9

11. Florida St. 25 - 5 605 10

12. Oklahoma 23 - 10 565 12

13. Georgetown 25 - 6 466 13

14. Baylor 23 - 9 393 16

15. St. John's 24 - 6 383 17

16. Iowa St. 23 - 7 381 14

17. Texas 22 - 10 369 15

18. Gonzaga 27 - 4 339 18

19. Kentucky 25-7 328 19

20. Oklahoma St. 22 - 10 266 20

21. LSU 20 - 9 143 22

22. UCLA 24 - 8 126 23

23. Georgia 23 - 8 109 24

24. Michigan St. 22 - 9 82 25

25. Hartford 27 - 4 60 21

Others receiving votes: Virginia 48, Middle Tennessee 47, Georgia Tech 36, Iowa 20, Vanderbilt 12, DePaul 10, Princeton 10, Ark.-Little Rock 7, Fresno St. 6, Temple 6, TCU 5, Tulane 4, Wis.-Green Bay 4, Bowling Green 3, San Diego St. 2, Vermont 2, North Carolina 1, Rutgers 1, Syracuse 1, Wisconsin 1.

RPI rankings

The Rating Percentage Index (RPI) has been used by the NCAA since 1984 to supplement the selection of at-large teams and the seeding of all teams for the NCAA women's basketball tournament. This is an independent duplication of the RPI without input from the NCAA. It is derived from three component factors: Div. I winning percentage (25%), schedule strength (50%); and opponent's schedule strength (25%). Games against non-Division I opponents are not used in calculating the RPI.

a-NCAA Automatic qualifier

x-NCAA at-large bid

Record RPI

1. a - Connecticut 33 - 0 .7476

2. a - Stanford 31 - 1 .7098

3. a - Tennessee 30 - 2 .7098

4. x - Nebraska 30 - 1 .6847

5. a - Duke 27 - 5 .6815

6. a - Texas A &M 25 - 7 .6736

7. x - Notre Dame 27 - 5 .6693

8. x - Oklahoma 23 - 10 .6659

9. a - Ohio St. 30 - 4 .6573

10. x - West Virginia 28 - 5 .6486

11. a - Xavier 27 - 3 .6446

12. x - Oklahoma St. 23 - 10 .6434

13. x - Texas 22 - 10 .6347

14. x - Florida St. 26 - 5 .6333

15. x - Baylor 23 - 9 .6306

16. x - Michigan St. 22 - 9 .6257

17. x - Virginia 21 - 9 .6252

18. x - Georgetown 24 - 6 .6238

19. x-Kentucky 25-7 .6227

20. x - St. John's 24 - 6 .6212

21. x - Vanderbilt 22 - 10 .6209

22. x - UCLA 24 - 8 .6169

23. a - Middle Tenn. 25 - 5 .6133

24. x - Rutgers 18 - 14 .6113

25. x - Georgia 23 - 8 .6084

26. x - Iowa St. 23 - 7 .6074

27. x - Hartford 27 - 4 .6059

28. x - Wisconsin 21 - 10 .6045

29. x - LSU 20 - 9 .6042

30. a - Gonzaga 27 - 4 .6017

31. x - DePaul 21 - 11 .6013

32. x - Georgia Tech 23 - 9 .6010

33. x - Temple 24 - 8 .6008

34. x - N.C. St. 20 - 13 .6000

35. x - Fresno St. 27 - 6 .5986

36. Southern Cal 19 - 12 .5986

37. a - James Madison 26 - 6 .5973

38. x - North Carolina 19 - 11 .5955

39. a - Vermont 26 - 6 .5946

40. x - Dayton 24 - 7 .5941

41. a - Tulane 26 - 6 .5896

42. x - TCU 22 - 8 .5887

43. x - Iowa 19 - 13 .5875

44. Kansas 15 - 15 .5866

45. x - Mississippi St. 19 - 12 .5839

46. Maryland 19 - 12 .5838

47. a - Bowling Green 27 - 6 .5834

48. Boston College 17 - 15 .5830

49. a - Marist 26 - 7 .5819

50. Illinois St. 24 - 7 .5813

Others

78. Louisville 14-17 .5571

82. Western Ky. 21-10 .5551

161. Morehead St. 21-10 .4967

264. Eastern Ky. 11-17 .4306

281. Murray St. 12-17 .4213

Golf

Professional

World Golf Rankings

Through March 14

Country Rating

1. Tiger Woods USA 11.91

2. Steve Stricker USA 7.78

3. Phil Mickelson USA 7.30

4. Lee Westwood Eng 6.79

5. Paul Casey Eng 6.33

6. Ian Poulter Eng 6.19

7. Martin Kaymer Ger 5.43

8. Ernie Els SAf 5.12

9. Jim Furyk USA 5.11

10. Padraig Harrington Irl 5.00

11. Rory McIlroy NIr 4.81

12. Camilo Villegas Col 4.73

13. Geoff Ogilvy Aus 4.63

14. Henrik Stenson Swe 4.58

15. Robert Allenby Aus 4.26

16. Kenny Perry USA 4.22

17. Sergio Garcia Esp 4.15

18. Sean O'Hair USA 3.97

19. Retief Goosen SAf 3.94

20. Stewart Cink USA 3.83

21. Hunter Mahan USA 3.83

22. Robert Karlsson Swe 3.69

23. Luke Donald Eng 3.66

24. Ross Fisher Eng 3.58

25. Lucas Glover USA 3.54

26. Anthony Kim USA 3.53

27. Charl Schwartzel SAf 2.50

28. Zach Johnson USA 3.42

29. Dustin Johnson USA 3.34

30. Y.E. Yang Kor 3.31

31. Angel Cabrera Arg 3.11

32. Vijay Singh Fji 3.03

33. Alvaro Quiros Esp 3.00

34. Nick Watney USA 2.93

35. Matt Kuchar USA 2.88

36. Oliver Wilson Eng 2.72

37. Miguel A Jimenez Esp 2.69

38. Tim Clark SAf 2.68

39. Ryo Ishikawa Jpn 2.67

40. Yuta Ikeda Jpn 2.66

41. Graeme McDowell NIr 2.54

42. Michael Sim Aus 2.53

43. Thongchai Jaidee Tha 2.51

44. Mike Weir Can 2.49

45. Francesco Molinari Ita 2.49

46. Soren Hansen Dnk 2.49

47. Adam Scott Aus 2.43

48. Edoardo Molinari Ita 2.38

49. Anders Hansen Dnk 2.36

50. Brian Gay USA 2.30

Other

56. J.B. Holmes USA 2.17

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 41 23 5 87 217 197

New Jersey 41 24 3 85 183 164

Philadelphia 36 28 4 76 203 185

N.Y. Rangers 31 29 9 71 181 188

N.Y. Islanders 28 32 9 65 180 214

Northeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Buffalo 36 21 10 82 183 170

Ottawa 37 27 5 79 186 197

Montreal 35 29 6 76 191 194

Boston 30 26 12 72 169 175

Toronto 23 34 12 58 183 234

Southeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

y-Washington 46 14 9 101 270 195

Tampa Bay 28 28 12 68 182 209

Atlanta 28 29 11 67 200 221

Florida 28 29 10 66 174 193

Carolina 28 32 8 64 189 211

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 44 18 6 94 225 170

Nashville 38 26 5 81 193 198

Detroit 33 23 12 78 185 185

St. Louis 32 27 9 73 186 188

Columbus 28 31 11 67 183 226

Northwest Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Vancouver 43 23 3 89 228 176

Colorado 39 23 6 84 204 179

Calgary 34 25 9 77 173 170

Minnesota 33 29 6 72 188 197

Edmonton 21 41 7 49 174 241

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

San Jose 43 15 10 96 224 172

Phoenix 42 22 5 89 187 169

Los Angeles 40 23 5 85 206 182

Dallas 29 26 13 71 191 218

Anaheim 31 29 8 70 189 209

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

y-clinched division

Sunday's late games

Anaheim 4, San Jose 2

Vancouver 3, Calgary 1

Monday's games

New Jersey 3, Boston 2

Columbus 5, Edmonton 3

Detroit at Calgary (n)

Tuesday's games

Boston at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Buffalo at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m.

Toronto at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

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

Washington at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

Colorado at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Philadelphia at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Edmonton at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

San Jose at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Pittsburgh at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Calgary at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Chicago at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Softball

College

STATE

Asbury 1 Mid-Continent 0

Asbury 3 Mid-Continent 2

Cumberlands 10 St. Catharine 1

Cumberlands 10 St. Catharine 0

Odds

Glantz-Culver line

NBA

Favorite Line Underdog

at Philadelphia 3 New York

at Boston 11 Detroit

Denver 2½ at Houston

NCAA Basketball Tournament

Opening Round at Dayton, Ohio

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

Winthrop 4 Ark. - Pine Bluff

First Round

Thursday

At Providence, R.I.

Georgetown 13½ Ohio

Tennessee 2½ San Diego St.

Villanova 18½ Robert Morris

Richmond 1½ Saint Mary's

At New Orleans

Kentucky 20 ETSU

Texas 4½ Wake Forest

Baylor 11½ Sam Houston St.

Notre Dame 2 Old Dominion

At Oklahoma City

Kansas 26 Lehigh

UNLV 1½ N. Iowa

Kansas St. 16 North Texas

BYU 4½ Florida

At San Jose, Calif.

Butler 3 UTEP

Vanderbilt 3 Murray St.

New Mexico 9 Montana

Marquette 2 Washington

Friday

At Buffalo, N.Y.

Syracuse 17½ Vermont

Florida St. 1½ Gonzaga

West Virginia 17½ Morgan St.

Clemson 1 Missouri

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Temple 4 Cornell

Wisconsin 10 Wofford

Duke OFF Winthrop

Duke OFF Ark. - Pine Bluff

Louisville 1 California

At Milwaukee

Ohio St. 17 UC Santa Barbara

Oklahoma St. 1½ Georgia Tech

Pittsburgh 10 Oakland

Minnesota 1 Xavier

At Spokane, Wash.

Michigan St. 13 New Mexico St.

Maryland 9 Houston

Texas A &M 2½ Utah St.

Purdue 4 Siena

NIT

First Round

Tuesday

at Connecticut 8½ Northeastern

at South Florida 4 N.C. State

at UAB 10½ Coastal Carolina

at Seton Hall 8½ Texas Tech

at North Carolina 8½ William & Mary

at Mississippi St. 23 Jackson St.

at Arizona St. 15½ Jacksonville

Wednesday

at Dayton 6½ Illinois St.

at Cincinnati 13½ Weber St.

at Rhode Island 6 Northwestern

at Virginia Tech 18½ Quinnipiac

at Kent St. 2 Tulsa

at Wichita St. 8½ Nevada

at Mississippi 13½ Troy

at Memphis 9 St. John's

Illinois 7½ at Stony Brook

College Basketball Invitational

First round

Va. Commonwealth 2½

at George Washington

at Saint Louis 7½ Indiana St.

at Princeton 3 Duquesne

at Akron 5½ Wis. - Green Bay

at Hofstra 3½ IUPUI

at E. Kentucky 1 Coll. of Charleston

at Morehead St. 4 Colorado St.

at Oregon St. 7½ Boston U.

College Insider Tournament

First round

at George Mason 1½ Fairfield

at Marshall 11½ W. Carolina

at Creighton 14 South Dakota

at Appalachian St. 2 Harvard

at Missouri St. 8 Middle Tenn.

Portland 2½ at N. Colorado

at Loyola Marymount 1 Pacific

at Louisiana Tech 4½ Southern Miss.

NBA

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

Charlotte 1 at Indiana

at Miami Pk San Antonio

Cleveland 9½ at Detroit

Atlanta 8 at New Jersey

at Memphis 9½ Chicago

at Denver 14 Washington

at Phoenix 13 Minnesota

L.A. Lakers 7 at Sacramento

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