Other Sports

Scoreboard: March 21

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX —Agreed to terms with LHP Alan Embree on a minor league contract. Optioned LHP Felix Doubront and C Mark Wagner to Pawtucket (IL). Reassigned INF Gil Velazquez to their minor league camp.

CLEVELAND INDIANS —Optioned INF Wes Hodges and INF Jason Donald to Columbus (IL). Reassigned INF Lonnie Chisenhall to their minor league camp.

DETROIT TIGERS —Optioned RHP Alfredo Figaro to Toledo (IL). Assigned RHP Cody Satterwhite, LHP Andy Oliver, C Mike Rabelo, INF Kory Casto and INF Gustavo Nunez to their minor league camp.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS —Assigned INF Starlin Castro and OF Brad Snyder to their minor league camp.

NEW YORK METS —Released RHP Josh Fogg.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS —Optioned RHP Stephen Strasburg to Harrisburg (EL) and LHP Matt Chico to Syracuse (IL). Re-assigned RHP Drew Storen, LHP Doug Slaten and C Jamie Burke to their minor league camp.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS —Assigned F Darnell Jackson to Erie (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS —Named Ron Turner wide receivers coach and Ron Prince assistant offensive line coach.

Auto racing

nascar

Sprint Cup-Food City 500 Lineup

After Friday qualifying; race Sunday

At Bristol, Tenn.

Lap length: .533 miles

(Car number in parentheses)

1. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 124.63

2. (2) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 123.857

3. (66) Dave Blaney, Toyota, 123.849

4. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 123.818

5. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 123.698

6. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 123.626

7. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 123.499

8. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 123.403

9. (47) Marcos Ambrose, Toyota, 123.308

10. (00) David Reutimann, Toyota, 123.269

11. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 123.245

12. (98) Paul Menard, Ford, 123.166

13. (5) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 123.103

14. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 122.929

15. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 122.905

16. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 122.898

17. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 122.89

18. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 122.89

19. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 122.803

20. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 122.787

21. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 122.701

22. (77) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 122.631

23. (43) AJ Allmendinger, Ford, 122.537

24. (9) Kasey Kahne, Ford, 122.411

25. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 122.388

26. (33) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 122.341

27. (09) Aric Almirola, Chevrolet, 122.232

28. (83) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 122.209

29. (82) Scott Speed, Toyota, 122.131

30. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 121.96

31. (26) David Stremme, Ford, 121.574

32. (7) Robby Gordon, Toyota, 121.551

33. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 121.505

34. (90) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 121.267

35. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 121.19

36. (12) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 121.129

37. (19) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 121.106

38. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 121.098

39. (55) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 121.075

40. (46) Terry Cook, Dodge, 121.06

41. (34) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 120.923

42. (37) Kevin Conway, Ford, owner pts.

43. (71) Bobby Labonte, Chevrolet, past champion

Failed to qualify

44. (36) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 120.452

45. (13) Max Papis, Toyota, 119.82

Baseball

major league

pre-season

Saturday's games

Boston 6, Baltimore (ss) 0

Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 2

Toronto 7, Atlanta 6 (10)

Houston 8, N.Y. Yankees 6

Baltimore (ss) 5, Pittsburgh 2

Florida 5, Washington 3

Detroit 3, Philadelphia 0

St. Louis 6, N.Y. Mets 5

Milwaukee 1, Kansas City (ss) 0

San Diego (ss) 4, Chicago White Sox 1

Seattle 4, Arizona 0

Chicago Cubs (ss) 4, Kansas City (ss) 0

L.A. Dodgers (ss) 5, Texas 4

Cleveland 12, Oakland (ss) 4

San Francisco 6, Cincinnati 0

Oakland (ss) 7, Chicago Cubs (ss) 4

Colorado 11, L.A. Angels 10

San Diego (ss) vs L.A. Dodgers (ss) (n)

Sunday's games

Cincinnati (ss) vs Oakland at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m.

At Scottsdale, Ariz.

Cincinnati 000 000 000—0 4 1

San Francisco 300 012 00x—6 11 0

Wood, M.Leake (4), L.Ondrusek (7) and Hernandez, Castillo, B.Yarbrough; Wellemeyer, Hinshaw (6), F.Romero (7), Romo (8), Casilla (9) and Whiteside, Molina. W—Wellemeyer. L—Wood. HRs—San Francisco, Renteria (1), Huff (3).

college

saturday's scores

Asbury 7-13 Cincinnati Christian 1-1

Bluffton 6-6 Thomas More 3-3

Bowling Green St. 19-7 Eastern Ky. 10-6

Mississippi 7 Kentucky 6

Northern Ky. 7-6 Bellarmine 5-8

Piedmont 6 Transylvania 3

St. Catharine 12-9 Cumberlands 2-1

Western Ky. 15 Va. Commonwealth 3

Ball St. 000 100 011—3 9 2

Louisville 150 100 01x—8 12 1

Bowling, Grabner (4) and Franchetti; Kiekhefer, (lea (8), McCombs (9) and Arnold. W—Kiekhefer (2-1). L—Bowling (0-3). 2B—Dygert (B), Duvall (L), Haynes (L). HR—Wright (L), Wunderlich (L).

Ball St. 021 010 100—5 12 1

Louisville 000 010 000—1 7 1

Vitek, Garner (5), Hobbs (9) and Dygert; Zych, Self (6), Shaw (8) and Ethel. W—Garner (1-0). L—Zych (1-1). 2B—Vitek (B), Dygert (B), Issler (B).

Records—Ball St. 6-13, Louisville 17-2.

BGS 002 302 390—19 18 1

Eastern Ky. 011 024 200—10 11 6

Frank, Martin (6), O'Brien (7), Gerdeman (8) and Schlater, Elkins; Bazzani, Harris (7), Rexroat (8), Alvey (9) and Shrimpton. W—O'Brien (1-1). L—Harris (0-3). 2B—Berti (B), Schlater (B), Faidley (E), Garcia (E). 3B—Meisler (B). HR—Pitzulo (B), Blanton 3 (B), Rodrigeuz (E), Langfels (E), Faidley (E), Garcia (E).

BGS 021 004 00—7 11 1

Eastern Ky. 131 001 0x—6 8 1

Leady, Wooten (6), O'Brien (7) and Vannett; Duncan, Terry (5), Purcell (6) and Shrimpton. W—Leady (2-1). L—Terry (1-1). 2B—Schlater (B), Langfels (E), Ottrando (E), Garcia (E). HR—Schlater (B), Duncan (B), Blanton (B).

Records—Bowling Green St. 6-7-1, Eastern Ky. 7-10.

Transylvania 000 100 200—3 9 3

Piedmont 200 120 10x—6 9 1

Colyer, Florence (6), Bugh (8) and Derringer; McEachin, Cochran (3), Black (5), Cook (7), Collins (9) and Stein. W—McEachin (1-1). L—Colyer (2-2). S—Collins (2). 2B—Cowley (T), Davis (P), McConnell (P). HR—McConnell.

Records—Piedmont 10-4, Transylvania 9-10.

Western Ky. 103 504 110—15 17 1

VCU 000 002 001— 3 7 2

Cameron, Haydel (7), Davis (9) and Rice; Graham, Farrar (4), Watson (6) and Furry, Perkins. W—Cameron (2-1). L—Graham (2-2). 2B—Payton (W), Andreoli (W), Rice 3 (W), Dykes (W), Otto (V), Mikionis (V). HR—Payton 2 (W).

Records—Western Ky. 15-5, Va. Commonwealth 9-9.

Basketball

Nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 44 24 .647 —

Toronto 34 34 .500 10

New York 25 44 .362 19½

Philadelphia 24 46 .343 21

New Jersey 7 62 .101 37½

Southeast Division

x-Orlando 49 21 .700 —

Atlanta 44 24 .647 4

Miami 36 34 .514 13

Charlotte 35 34 .507 13½

Washington 21 46 .313 26½

Central Division

y-Cleveland 55 15 .786 —

Milwaukee 37 30 .552 16½

Chicago 32 37 .464 22½

Detroit 23 46 .333 31½

Indiana 23 46 .333 31½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Dallas 46 22 .676 —

San Antonio 41 26 .612 4½

Memphis 37 33 .529 10

Houston 35 32 .522 10½

New Orleans 33 37 .471 14

Northwest Division

Denver 47 22 .681 —

Utah 44 25 .638 3

Oklahoma City 42 25 .627 4

Portland 42 28 .600 5½

Minnesota 14 56 .200 33½

Pacific Division

L.A. Lakers 51 18 .739 —

Phoenix 43 26 .623 8

L.A. Clippers 26 43 .377 25

Sacramento 23 46 .333 28

Golden State 19 50 .275 32

x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division

Friday's games

Indiana 106, Detroit 102

Oklahoma City 115, Toronto 89

Atlanta 93, Charlotte 92 (OT)

New York 92, Philadelphia 88

Cleveland 92, Chicago 85

Boston 94, Houston 87

San Antonio 147, Golden State 116

Milwaukee 114, Sacramento 108 (2OT)

Portland 76, Washington 74

Phoenix 110, Utah 100

L.A. Lakers 104, Minnesota 96

Saturday's games

Chicago 98, Philadelphia 84

Toronto 100, New Jersey 90

Miami 77, Charlotte 71

Memphis 123, Golden State 107

Milwaukee at Denver (n)

New Orleans at Utah (n)

Boston at Dallas (n)

Sunday's games

Houston at New York, 1 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Indiana, 2:30 p.m.

Sacramento at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m.

Detroit at Cleveland, 6 p.m.

San Antonio at Atlanta, 8 p.m.

Washington at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

Portland at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.

Bulls 98, 76ers 84

CHICAGO (98) — Johnson 2-5 0-0 4, Gibson 3-8 1-1 7, Miller 5-8 5-7 16, Rose 9-16 1-1 23, Hinrich 7-15 1-2 17, Murray 3-10 0-0 6, Warrick 5-9 3-4 13, Pargo 1-4 2-2 4, Noah 1-4 5-8 7, Richard 0-0 0-0 0, Law 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 36-80 19-27 98.

PHILADELPHIA (84) — Iguodala 3-11 5-10 11, Brand 1-4 0-0 2, Dalembert 7-8 2-4 16, Holiday 4-10 2-3 10, Green 3-8 0-0 6, Smith 2-5 0-0 4, Speights 6-14 5-6 17, Williams 1-3 0-0 2, Carney 2-6 3-3 8, Meeks 2-8 0-0 4, Kapono 2-5 0-0 4. Totals 33-82 17-26 84.

Chicago 21 31 25 21—98

Philadelphia 17 23 22 22—84

Three-point goals—Chicago 7-18 (Rose 4-6, Hinrich 2-6, Miller 1-2, Johnson 0-1, Pargo 0-1, Warrick 0-1, Murray 0-1), Philadelphia 1-17 (Carney 1-5, Green 0-2, Williams 0-2, Kapono 0-2, Holiday 0-3, Meeks 0-3). Fouled out—Speights. Rebounds—Chicago 55 (Gibson 7), Philadelphia 55 (Speights 11). Assists—Chicago 29 (Hinrich 11), Philadelphia 16 (Green, Williams 4). Total fouls—Chicago 19, Philadelphia 23. Technicals—Richard. A—16,098 (20,318).

Raptors 100, Nets 90

TORONTO (100) — Turkoglu 4-13 2-2 13, Bosh 16-27 4-4 36, Bargnani 2-5 1-2 5, Calderon 3-7 1-1 7, DeRozan 2-5 0-0 4, Johnson 1-3 0-0 2, Weems 3-4 0-0 6, Jack 7-11 1-1 15, Wright 4-8 2-2 11, Evans 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 42-83 12-14 100.

NEW JERSEY (90) — Williams 5-11 3-6 13, Yi 3-10 3-5 9, Lopez 7-15 4-4 18, Harris 8-19 5-6 22, Lee 1-3 0-0 2, Hayes 6-12 3-3 18, Humphries 2-5 2-4 6, Dooling 0-4 0-0 0, Douglas-Roberts 1-3 0-0 2, Boone 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 33-83 20-28 90.

Toronto 29 19 32 20—100

New Jersey 29 22 19 20— 90

Three-point goals—Toronto 4-12 (Turkoglu 3-6, Wright 1-1, Bargnani 0-1, Calderon 0-1, Bosh 0-1, Jack 0-2), New Jersey 4-17 (Hayes 3-6, Harris 1-3, Williams 0-1, Douglas-Roberts 0-1, Lee 0-2, Dooling 0-4). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Toronto 50 (Jack, Bosh 8), New Jersey 51 (Lopez 13). Assists—Toronto 17 (Calderon 8), New Jersey 22 (Harris 7). Total fouls—Toronto 25, New Jersey 13. Technicals—Banks, Evans, Turkoglu, New Jersey defensive three-second 2. A—11,048 (18,974).

Grizzlies 123, Warriors 107

GOLDEN STATE (107) — R.Williams 6-14 3-3 15, Maggette 9-14 2-2 20, Tolliver 5-12 1-2 12, Curry 4-10 0-0 9, Ellis 12-20 2-2 28, George 1-4 0-0 2, Watson 6-13 1-2 13, C.Hunter 0-0 2-2 2, Morrow 2-6 0-0 6. Totals 45-93 11-13 107.

MEMPHIS (123) — Gay 9-17 3-3 25, Z.Randolph 8-16 3-3 20, Thabeet 2-4 0-1 4, Conley 6-12 2-2 15, Mayo 7-15 5-6 21, M.Williams 3-8 0-0 8, Arthur 8-12 0-0 16, Young 5-10 1-2 11, Brewer 1-3 1-1 3, Carroll 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 49-98 15-18 123.

Golden State 31 33 26 17—107

Memphis 30 39 38 16—123

Three-point goals—Golden State 6-21 (Morrow 2-2, Ellis 2-4, Curry 1-3, Tolliver 1-5, Watson 0-1, R.Williams 0-3, George 0-3), Memphis 10-18 (Gay 4-6, M.Williams 2-3, Mayo 2-3, Z.Randolph 1-2, Conley 1-3, Young 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Golden State 44 (Tolliver 11), Memphis 58 (Z.Randolph, Arthur 13). Assists—Golden State 20 (Curry 6), Memphis 23 (Mayo 5). Total fouls—Golden State 19, Memphis 15. Technicals—Arthur. A—14,897 (18,119).

Heat 77, Bobcats 71

CHARLOTTE (71) — Wallace 4-12 7-8 15, Diaw 5-15 1-2 12, Ratliff 0-1 0-0 0, Felton 4-8 1-1 9, Jackson 4-21 10-10 18, Chandler 1-3 2-2 4, Augustin 3-5 1-1 8, Thomas 0-4 3-4 3, Hughes 0-1 0-0 0, Graham 0-2 2-6 2. Totals 21-72 27-34 71.

MIAMI (77) — Richardson 6-14 0-0 18, Beasley 6-16 4-4 16, Anthony 3-6 3-4 9, Arroyo 0-2 0-0 0, Wade 6-18 2-4 14, Haslem 4-6 1-2 9, Chalmers 0-8 4-6 4, Wright 3-5 0-0 7, Jones 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 28-78 14-20 77.

Charlotte 21 24 11 15—71

Miami 20 27 14 16—77

Three-point goals—Charlotte 2-13 (Augustin 1-1, Diaw 1-3, Wallace 0-3, Jackson 0-6), Miami 7-28 (Richardson 6-12, Wright 1-3, Beasley 0-1, Jones 0-3, Wade 0-3, Chalmers 0-6). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Charlotte 56 (Chandler 11), Miami 58 (Haslem 13). Assists—Charlotte 8 (Felton 5), Miami 19 (Wade 9). Total fouls—Charlotte 21, Miami 27. Technicals—Beasley. A—18,766 (19,600).college men

nIT

Second round

Friday's games

Mississippi 90 Memphis 81

Saturday's games

North Carolina 76 Mississippi St. 74

Texas Tech 69 Jacksonville 64

UAB 72 N.C. State 52

Monday's games

Nevada (21-12) at Rhode Island (24-9), 6 p.m.; Connecticut (18-15) at Virginia Tech (24-8), 7 p.m.; Kent St. (24-9) at Illinois (20-14), 8 p.m.; Dayton (21-12) at Cincinnati (19-15), 9 p.m.

CBI tournament

Quarterfinals

Monday, March 22

College of Charleston (22-11) at Virginia Commonwealth (23-9), 7 p.m.

Wis.-Green Bay (22-12) at Saint Louis (21-11), 8 p.m.

Morehead St. (24-10) at Boston U. (20-13), 7 p.m.

Princeton (21-8) at IUPUI (25-10), 7 p.m.

college women

naia tournament

At Jackson, Tenn.

QUARTERFINALS

Saturday's games

Oklahoma City 86 Campbellsville 77 (OT)

Lee 65 Vanguard 50

Union, Tenn. 83 Okla. Christian 55

Azusa Pacific 73 St. Xavier 69

Oklahoma City 86campbellsville 77 (OT)

NAIA Tournament quarterfinals at Jackson, Tenn.

OKLA CITY (32-3) — Hardin 5-9 6-6 16, Fairbanks 5-15 7-8 17, Walter 4-11 5-6 14, Cosby 5-13 0-1 12, Duncan 5-10 0-0 14, Davis 1-3 0-0 2, Gober 1-7 3-4 5, Johnson 3-5 0-0 6. Totals 29-73 12-25 86.

CAMPBELLSVILLE (33-3) — Ballinger 18-29 12-19 48, Thomas 0-1 0-0 0, Heaton 0-2 0-0 0, Messer 5-10 0-0 14, Danis 1-9 0-2 2, Lee 0-4 1-2 1, Isaacs 2-3 0-1 4, Dunn 0-0 0-0 0, Ensminger 4-9 0-0 8. Totals 30-67 13-24 77.

Halftime—Okla. City 39-31. End of regulation—60-60. Three-point goals—Okla. City 7-19 (Duncan 4-9, Cosby 2-6, Walter 1-3, Davis 0-1), Campbellsville 4-15 (Messer 4-8, Ballinger 0-1, Thomas 0-1, Danis 0-1, Heaton 0-2, Lee 0-2). Rebounds—Okla. City 48 (Hardin 12), Campbellsville 43 (Ballinger 18). Assists—Okla. City 15 (Walter 6), Campellsville 17 (Four tied with 3). Fouled out—Ballinger, Heaton. Total fouls—Okla. City 24, Campbellsville 21. Turnovers—Okla. City 17, Campbellsville 22. A—n/a.

high school boys

east 132, west 107

East/West Senior Charity All-Star Game at Lexington

EAST — Stamper 6-11 0-0 15, Polson 2-5 0-0 5, Wilson 3-8 0-0 7, Cox 0-4 0-0 0, Watts 6-8 2-2 17, Johnson 6-13 4-4 17, Hamilton 5-9 2-2 16, Hall 9-12 4-4 23, Reiger 4-6 0-0 11, Evans 6-13 0-0 13, Barnhill 4-7 0-0 8. Totals 51-96 12-12 132.

WEST — Hall 6-12 0-0 16, Johnston 3-9 0-0 8, Blakemore 1-3 0-0 3, Gray 2-8 0-0 4, Gabbard 5-9 0-1 11, hardy 7-9 0-0 14, Anderson 1-3 3-6 15, Gibbs 3-8 5-6 14, Russell 4-12 0-0 8, Johnson 3-11 3-3 9. Totals 42-97 11-16 107.

East 35 28 42 27—132

West 23 27 27 30—107

Three-point goals—East 18-42 (Hamilton 4-8, Reiger 3-4, Watts 3-4, Stamper 3-7, Hall 1-1, Polson 1-3, Wilson 1-3, Johnson 1-4, Evans 1-4, Barnhill 0-1, Cox 0-3), West 12-42 (Hall 4-8, Taylor 3-6, Johnston 2-8, Gibbs 1-2, Blakemore 1-3, Gabbard 1-5, Gray 0-1, Russell 0-2, Anderson 0-3). Rebounds—East 47 (Evans 8), West 55 (Anderson 9). Assists—East 29 (Hall 7), West 19 (Gibbs 3). Total fouls—East 14, West 10. Turnovers—East 12, West 18. A—n/a.

Golf

professional

pga:transitions championship

At Palm Harbor, Fla.

7,340-yd., par-71 Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, Copperhead Course

Jim Furyk 67-68-67—202-11

K.J. Choi 69-69-67—205-8

Retief Goosen 67-68-70—205-8

Bubba Watson 70-65-70—205-8

Carl Pettersson 67-68-70—205-8

Luke Donald 71-68-67—206-7

Jeff Maggert 67-69-70—206-7

Padraig Harrington 69-65-72—206-7

Webb Simpson 73-69-65—207-6

John Senden 69-72-66—207-6

Nick O'Hern 72-68-67—207-6

Jonathan Byrd 67-70-70—207-6

Steve Stricker 70-66-71—207-6

Nick Watney 73-70-65—208-5

Justin Rose 73-68-67—208-5

Jerry Kelly 70-70-68—208-5

Rickie Fowler 67-71-70—208-5

Geoff Ogilvy 73-71-65—209-4

Brett Quigley 70-73-66—209-4

Jimmy Walker 70-71-68—209-4

Others

David Duval 72-69-69—210-3

Kenny Perry 71 - 72 - 68—211 - 2

Justin Leonard 71-68-72—211-2

Steve Flesch 70 - 72 - 70—212 - 1

John Daly 70-71-72—213 E

Sergio Garcia 73-71-71—215 +2

Scott McCarron 71-72-72—215 +2

Josh Teater 69 - 73 - 73—215 +2

J.B. Holmes 68 - 74 - 73—215 +2

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 42 24 6 90 224 205

New Jersey 42 25 4 88 189 169

Philadelphia 37 29 5 79 211 196

N.Y. Rangers 31 31 9 71 185 195

N.Y. Islanders 29 32 10 68 189 221

Northeast Division

Buffalo 38 22 10 86 195 177

Ottawa 37 30 5 79 194 212

Montreal 36 29 7 79 196 198

Boston 31 27 12 74 174 180

Toronto 26 34 12 64 192 238

Southeast Division

y-Washington 48 14 10 106 283 203

Atlanta 31 29 11 73 215 229

Carolina 30 33 8 68 198 221

Tampa Bay 28 31 12 68 186 220

Florida 28 31 11 67 181 207

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 45 19 6 96 230 174

Nashville 40 26 5 85 202 201

Detroit 34 23 13 81 189 189

St. Louis 34 28 9 77 194 196

Columbus 29 31 11 69 187 228

Northwest Division

Vancouver 44 24 3 91 233 183

Colorado 40 24 6 86 211 185

Calgary 36 26 9 81 181 177

Minnesota 34 31 6 74 194 208

Edmonton 22 42 7 51 179 247

Pacific Division

San Jose 43 18 10 96 231 187

Phoenix 44 22 5 93 193 173

Los Angeles 40 24 5 85 206 185

Dallas 31 27 13 75 206 227

Anaheim 33 29 8 74 198 215

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

y-clinched division

Saturday's games

Toronto 3, Montreal 2 (SO)

Carolina 3, Pittsburgh 2 (OT)

Dallas 5, Ottawa 4

St. Louis 1, New Jersey 0

Atlanta 5, Philadelphia 2

Buffalo 3, Florida 1

Washington 3, Tampa Bay 1

Columbus at Nashville (n)

Chicago at Phoenix (n)

Detroit at Vancouver (n)

N.Y. Islanders at Los Angeles (n)

Sunday's games

N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 12:30 p.m.

Calgary at Minnesota, 3 p.m.

Buffalo at Carolina, 5 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Florida, 5 p.m.

Nashville at St. Louis, 6 p.m.

Atlanta at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Phoenix at Dallas, 7 p.m.

San Jose at Edmonton, 8 p.m.

Colorado at Anaheim, 8 p.m.

Monday's games

Pittsburgh at Detroit, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

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

Outdoors

Solar-Lunar table

This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones and bold indicates best days:

March 21-27

Sunday 5:50 p.m. 6:20 a.m.

Monday 6:50 p.m. 7:15 a.m.

Tuesday 7:45 p.m. 8:15 a.m.

Wednesday 8:45 p.m. 9:10 a.m.

Thursday 9:40 p.m. 10:05 a.m.

Friday 10:35 p.m. 11:05 a.m.

Saturday 11:35 p.m. 11:55 a.m.

March 28 - April 3

Sunday 12:20 a.m. —

Monday — 12:45 p.m.

Tuesday 1:10 a.m. 1:35 p.m.

Wednesday 2:05 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Thursday 2:55 a.m. 3:20 p.m.

Friday 3:50 a.m. 4:20 p.m.

Saturday 4:50 a.m. 5:15 p.m.

Sunday 5:40 a.m. 6:05 p.m.

Softball

college

saturday's scores

Kentucky 5-4 Arkansas 0-2

Concord 8-3 Asbury 2-0

Maryville 7 Centre 4

Muskingum 6-8 Thomas More 3-6

Ohio Northern 11 Centre 3

Reinhardt 7-2 Union 0-3

Arkansas 000 000 0—0 2 2

Kentucky 202 100 x—5 6 2

McLemore, Dixon (5) and Waddle, Dixon; Riley and Yocke, Cervantes. W—Riley (6-2). L—McLemore (9-4). 2B—Johnson (K). HR—Cervantes (K), Mordecai (K).

Arkansas 000 100 1—2 2 1

Kentucky 101 020 x—4 8 0

McGuirt, Dixon (6) and Waddle; Bell and Cervantes. W—Bell (11-5). L—McGuirt (5-3). 2B—Johnson (K), Yocke (K). HR—Smith (K), Breault (A).

Records—Kentucky 19-9 (4-3 SEC), Arkansas 17-10 (2-2).

Eastern Ky. 100 000 1—2 4 5

Tenn. - Martin 400 000 x—4 4 1

Toups and Handley; Lintz and Lindow. W—Lintz (8-1). L—Toups (0-3).

Eastern Ky. 000 000 0—0 3 0

Tenn.-Martin 000 100 x—1 4 0

Perry and Handley; Vanderham and Lindow. W—Vanderham (6-1). L—Perry (4-6). 2B—Vanderham (T), Mathis (T).

Records—Tennessee-Martin 20-3 (2-0 OVC), Eastern Ky. 5-19 (0-2).

Tennis

professional

bnp paribas open

At Indian Wells, Calif.

Surface: hard-outdoor

Singles

Men

Semifinals

Ivan Ljubicic (20), Croatia, def. Rafael Nadal (3), Spain, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (1).

Andy Roddick (7), United States, def. Robin Soderling (6), Sweden, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

college men

At Barbourville

Union 9, Va.-Wise 0

At Highland Heights

Westminster 6, Thomas More 3

Waynesburg 8, Thomas More 1

At Richmond

Eastern Ky. 7, Tennessee St. 0

Singles

Niklas Schroeder d. Lawrence Washington 7-6 (3), 6-4; Hugo Klientovsky d. Justin Hamm 6-1, 6-0; Carlos Valdenebro d. Aaron Fields 6-2, 6-0; Emilio Piriz d. Austin Fields 6-1, 6-0;

Carles Pons d. Micah Poole 3-0, ret.; Parul Verma, default

Doubles

Klientovsky-Schroeder d. Hamm-Washington 8-2; Piriz-Verma d. AaFields-AuFields 8-4; Pons-Valdenebro, default.

college women

At Barbourville

Union 5, Va.-Wise 4

At Richmond

Eastern Ky. 5, Murray St. 2

Singles

Myriem Mhirit (EK) d. Angela McGahee 6-4, 6-1; Jessica Albuquerque (EK) d. Cassidy Cunitz 6-1, 6-2; Anouk Faure (EK) d. Alexis Webb 6-3, 6-2; Alyze Pagal (EK) d. Ashley Canty 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (1).

Anais Hamel (EK) d. Lindsey Wiseman 6-3, 7-5; Lyndsay Ottosen (MR) d. Catarina Branco 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles

McGahee-Wiseman (MR) d. Faure-Hamel 8-3; Albuquerque-Pagal (EK) d. Obukhova-Ottosen 8-2; Canty-Webb (MR) d. Branco-Mhirit 8-4

Eastern Ky. 7, Tennessee St. 0

Singles

Jessica Albuquerque d. Meagan Haynes 6-3, 6-0; Anouk Faure d. Lia Stewart 6-1, 6-1; Alyze Pagal d. Penelope Johnson 6-1, 6-1; Anais Hamel d. Kryston Mason 6-0, 6-1.

Catarina Branco d. Cherrelle Coleman 6-0, 6-0; Esmira Gheisary d. Lezlie Knight 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles

Faure-Hamel d. Haynes-Johnson 8-0; Albuquerque-Pagal d. Mason-Stewart 8-0; Branco-Gheisary d. Mensah-Williams 8-0.

Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA basketball

SUNDAY

NCAA Tournament

Second round

At Buffalo, N.Y.

Favorite Line Underdog

West Virginia 5½ Missouri

Syracuse 7 Gonzaga

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Wisconsin 4½ Cornell

Duke 6 California

At Milwaukee

Pittsburgh pk Xavier

Ohio St. 6½ Georgia Tech

At Spokane, Wash.

Texas A&M 1½ Purdue

Maryland pk Michigan St.

MONDAY

NIT

Second round

at Rhode Island 7½ Nevada

at Virginia Tech 4½ Connecticut

at Illinois 8½ Kent St.

at Cincinnati 3½ Dayton

CBI

Quarterfinals

at Va. Commonwealth13 Coll. of Charleston

at IUPUI 6½ Princeton

at Boston U. 1½ Morehead St.

at Saint Louis 7 Wis.-Green Bay

College Insider Tournament

Quarterfinals

at Marshall 9½ Appalachian St.

at Creighton 5 Fairfield

at Missouri St. 8½ Louisiana Tech

at N. Colorado 1 Pacific

NBA

Favorite Line Underdog

Houston 3 at New York

Oklahoma City 3½ at Indiana

at L.A. Clippers 5 Sacramento

at Atlanta 3½ San Antonio

at Cleveland 13½ Detroit

at L.A. Lakers 15 Washington

at Phoenix 5 Portland

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