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Scoreboard: April 24

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BASEBALL

American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS —Released RHP Juan Cruz. Designated RHP Luis Mendoza for assignment. Selected the contracts of LHP Bruce Chen and RHP Brad Thompson from Omaha (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS —Placed INF Nick Punto on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 16.

TAMPA BAY RAYS —Agreed to terms with INF-OF Ben Zobrist on a three-year contract extension through 2013.

TEXAS RANGERS —Purchased the contract of 1B Justin Smoak from Oklahoma City (PCL). Optioned 1B Chris Davis to Oklahoma City. Recalled RHP Omar Poveda from Oklahoma City and placed him on the 60-day DL.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS —Placed OF Manny Ramirez on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Xavier Paul from Albuquerque (PCL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES —Optioned SS Argenis Diaz to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RHP Chris Jakubauskas from Indianapolis.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS —Assigned RHP Jason Bergmann outright to Syracuse (IL). Recalled RHP Luis Atilano from Syracuse (IL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS —Signed PK Mike Nugent.

COLLEGE

CORNELL —Named Bill Courtney men's basketball coach.

FLORIDA STATE —Announced sophomore C Solomon Alabi will enter the NBA draft.

SAN FRANCISCO —Named Jennifer Azzi women's basketball coach.

Baseball

minor league

international league

North Division

W L Pct. GB

Syracuse (Nationals) 10 5 .667 —

Buffalo (Mets) 8 7 .533 2

Scranton/WB (Yankees) 8 7 .533 2

Pawtucket (Red Sox) 7 8 .467 3

Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 6 9 .400 4

Rochester (Twins) 6 9 .400 4

South Division

W L Pct. GB

Durham (Rays) 12 3 .800 —

Charlotte (White Sox) 7 8 .467 5

Gwinnett (Braves) 6 9 .400 6

Norfolk (Orioles) 5 10 .333 7

West Division

W L Pct. GB

Columbus (Indians) 10 6 .625 —

Toledo (Tigers) 9 7 .563 1

Louisville (Reds) 7 9 .438 3

Indianapolis (Pirates) 6 10 .375 4

Friday's games

Indianapolis 7, Louisville 1

Syracuse 8, Rochester 3

Columbus 6, Toledo 2

Pawtucket 5, Buffalo 3

Scranton Wilkes-Barre 6, Lehigh Valley 3

Gwinnett at Durham (n)

Norfolk at Charlotte (n)

Saturday's games

Lehigh Valley at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 1:05 p.m.

Buffalo at Pawtucket, 1:05 p.m.

Rochester at Syracuse, 2 p.m.

Gwinnett at Durham, 5:05 p.m.

Columbus at Toledo, 6 p.m.

Louisville at Indianapolis, 7 p.m.

Norfolk at Charlotte, 7:15 p.m.

south atlantic league

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

Delmarva (Orioles) 9 6 .600 —

Hagerstown (Nationals) 8 7 .533 1

Lakewood (Phillies) 8 7 .533 1

Hickory (Rangers) 8 8 .500 1½

Kannapolis (White Sox) 8 8 .500 1½

West Virginia (Pirates) 5 9 .357 3½

Greensboro (Marlins) 4 11 .267 5

Southern Division

W L Pct. GB

Savannah (Mets) 10 5 .667 —

Lexington (Astros) 10 6 .625 ½

Augusta (Giants) 9 6 .600 1

Greenville (Red Sox) 9 6 .600 1

Rome (Braves) 7 9 .438 3½

Asheville (Rockies) 6 9 .400 4

Charleston (Yankees) 6 10 .375 4½

Friday's games

Lexington 5, Asheville 1

Charleston 6, Hickory 3

Kannapolis 3, Rome 2 (10)

Hagerstown at Lakewood (n)

Greensboro at Delmarva (n)

Savannah at Augusta (n)

Greenville at West Virginia (n)

Saturday's games

Hickory at Savannah, 6:05 p.m.

Delmarva at Hagerstown, 6:35 p.m.

Lexington at Greenville, 7 p.m.

Lakewood at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

Augusta at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

Rome at Charleston, 7:05 p.m.

West Virginia at Kannapolis, 7:05 p.m.

college

friday's games

Campbellsville 10-5 Georgetown 0-4

Cumberlands 5-3 Pikeville 2-1

Lindsey Wilson 3-4 W.Va. Tech 0-3

St. Catharine 4-2 Rio Grande 3-13

Union 3 (10)-2 Reinhardt 2-4

Kentucky 020 011 101—6 10 3

Auburn 312 102 40x—13 12 0

Darnell, Wijas (7), Kapteyn (7), Kaczmarek (8) and Nidiffer; Luckie, Hurst (6), Hubbard (6) and Caldwell. W—Luckie (5-2). L—Darnell (3-3). 2B—Glad (K), Ray 3 (K), Nidiffer (K). 3B—Morris (A). HR—Kapteyn (K), Mummey (A), Caldwell (A), Patterson (A).

Records—Auburn 26-13 (9-7 SEC), Kentucky 22-16 (5-11).

Seton Hall 000 110 000—2 7 0

Louisville 000 200 02x—4 9 0

Dirocco, Ras (8), Genovese (8) and Esposito, Ammirati; Royse, Self (5), Holland (9) and Arnold. W—Self (6-0). L—Dirocco (4-4). 2B—Clark (L), Wunderlich (L), Wasserman (L). 3B—Clark (L).

Records—Louisville 31-6 (10-3 Big East), Seton Hall 13-21-1 (3-10).

high school

Bryan Station 210 00— 3 8 4

Boyle Co. 033 7x—13 7 0

Halderman, Pollard (3), Washington (4) and Hart; Bodner and Young. W—Bodner. L—Pollard. 2B—Mayly-George (BS), Laporte (BS), Bodner 2 (BC). 3B—Short (BC). HR-Ross (BC).

Records—Bryan Station 9-7, Boyle Co. 12-9.

Lex. Christian 011 000 0—2 8 0

Danville 000 000 0—0 2 2

Hall and Hoagland; Elmore and Lasure. W—Hall. L—Elmore. 2B—Witt (L), Hoagland (L), Lasure (D).

Records—Lexington Christian 14-5, Danville 15-7.

Owen Co. 100 001 0—2 7 2

Woodford Co. 100 110 x—3 9 2

Ball and Lowe; Ares and Smither. W—Ares. L—Ball. 2B—Osborne (O). 3B—Brown (W).

Records—Woodford Co. 10-8, Owen Co. 3-13.

Louisville Invitational

East Jessamine 101 55—12 7 1

Fern Creek 020 00— 2 2 1

Baldwin, Coates (5) and Poulin; Jones, Bishop (4) and Bibb. 2B—Peel (E). 3B—Burton (E). HR—Peel (E).

Lafayette 002 001 1—4 5 1

Manual 000 100 0—1 2 0

Shaftner and J. Ferguson; Dixon and Boes. W—Shaftner. L—Dixon. 2B—Bynum (M), N. Ferguson (L). HR—N.Ferguson (L), J. Ferguson (L).

Records—Manual 14-7, Lafayette 12-4.

West Jessamine 100 000 0—1 4 1

Lex. Catholic 200 000 5—7 8 0

Lester, Mefford (6) and Helmburg; Maronde and Jackson. W—Maronde. L—Lester. 3B—Barber (W).

Records—West Jessamine 16-2, Lexington Catholic 16-3

West Jessamine 200 106 0—9 12 1

Apollo 000 010 0—1 3 2

Smallwood and Helmburg; Hodskins, Ranburger (7) and West. W-Hodskins. L-Smallwood. 2B—Morton (W), Barber (w). 3B—Helmburg (W). HR—Johnson (A).

Basketball

nba

playoffs

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7)

Tuesday, April 20

Atlanta 96, Milwaukee 86, Atlanta leads series 2-0

Boston 106, Miami 77

Phoenix 119, Portland 90

L.A. Lakers 95, Oklahoma City 92

Wednesday's games

Orlando 92, Charlotte 77, Orlando leads series 2-0

San Antonio 102, Dallas 88, series tied 1-1

Thursday's games

Chicago 108, Cleveland 106, Cleveland leads series 2-1

Oklahoma City 101, L.A. Lakers 96, Los Angeles led series 2-1

Phoenix 108, Portland 99, series was tied 1-1

Friday's games

Boston 100, Miami 98, Boston leads series 3-0

Dallas at San Antonio (n), series was tied 1-1

Denver at Utah (n), series was tied 1-1

Saturday's games

Orlando at Charlotte, 2 p.m.

Phoenix at Portland, 4:30 p.m.

Atlanta at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday's games

Boston at Miami, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Chicago, 3:30 p.m.

Dallas at San Antonio, 7 p.m.

Denver at Utah, 9:30 p.m.

Celtics 100, Heat 98

Eastern Conference first round

Boston leads series 3-0

BOSTON (100) — Pierce 11-23 6-8 32, Garnett 7-14 2-2 16, Perkins 0-4 0-0 0, Rondo 7-16 3-4 17, R.Allen 8-16 5-7 25, Davis 1-1 2-2 4, T.Allen 2-4 0-0 4, Wallace 1-1 0-0 2, Finley 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-79 18-23 100.

MIAMI (98) — Richardson 2-6 0-0 5, Beasley 7-11 2-3 16, O'Neal 1-7 0-0 2, Arroyo 1-4 0-0 2, Wade 14-26 3-3 34, Wright 4-5 5-5 15, Haslem 4-8 2-4 10, Anthony 2-2 0-0 4, Chalmers 4-8 2-2 10. Totals 39-77 14-17 98.

Boston 27 21 32 20—100

Miami 29 20 23 26— 98

Three-point goals—Boston 8-23 (Pierce 4-10, R.Allen 4-11, Rondo 0-1, T.Allen 0-1), Miami 6-18 (Wade 3-11, Wright 2-2, Richardson 1-4, Chalmers 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Boston 45 (Perkins 12), Miami 43 (Haslem 8). Assists—Boston 19 (Rondo 8), Miami 20 (Wade 8). Total fouls—Boston 23, Miami 21. Technicals—Boston defensive three-second, Wade. A—19,500 (19,600).

Golf

professional

pga:zurich classic of new orleans

At Avondale, La.

7,399-yd., par-72 TPC Louisiana

Partial second round

Note: Play was suspended and will be completed Saturday

Lee Janzen 71-66—137-7

Alex Cejka 70-67—137-7

Brian Davis 71-66—137-7

Greg Chalmers 70-68—138-6

Chris Riley 73-66—139-5

Kevin Stadler 70-70—140-4

Kevin Sutherland 68-72—140-4

Boo Weekley 70-70—140-4

Andres Romero 72-68—140-4

K.J. Choi 68-72—140-4

Michael Letzig 72-68—140-4

Garrett Willis 71-69—140-4

Others

Rory Sabbatini 69-72—141-3

Sergio Garcia 73-69—142-2

John Daly 72-71—143-1

Ben Crane 70-74—144 E

Steve Marino 77-75—152 +8

Rocco Mediate 76-77—153 +9

Could not complete second round

David Duval 68-6

Steve Flesch 70 - 3

Nick O'Hern 70-2

Josh Teater 70 -2

Pat Perez 71-1

Bubba Watson 71-1

Scott McCarron 72 E

Mark Calcavecchia 72 E

Tommy Armour III 73 +1

Tim Herron 72 +2

Leader board at time of suspended play

Score Through

1. Lee Janzen-7 F

1. Brian Davis-7 F

1. Alex Cejka-7 F

1. Greg Owen-7 17

1. Jason Bohn-7 did not start

6. Jarrod Lyle-6 14

6. Greg Chalmers-6 F

6. David Duval-6 4

9. Chris Riley-5 F

9. Jason Dufner-5 4

9. Jeff Overton-5 did not start

PGA Europe:ballantine's championship

At Jeju Island, South Korea

7,345-yd., par-72 Pinx Golf Club

Tano Goya 66-70—136 -8

Thongchai Jaidee 69-67—136 -8

Brett Rumford 67-70—137 -7

Johan Edfors 68-71—139 -5

Robert-Jan Derksen71-68—139-5

Leader board

Score Through

Tano Goya -8 36

Thongchai Jaidee -8 36

Brett Rumford -7 36

Marcus Fraser -7 18

Mark Foster -6 18

Johan Edfors -5 36

Robert-Jan Derksen -5 36

Ted Oh -5 18

Rhys Davies -5 18

Robert Rock -5 18

Anthony Kim -4 18

Ernie Els -4 18

Nationwide:South Georgia Classic

At Valdosta, Ga.

7,781-yd., par-72 Kinderlou Forest Golf Club

David Hearn 64-69—133-11

Jason Kokrak 68-67—135-9

Tag Ridings 68-69—137-7

Michael Putnam 69-68—137-7

Jhonattan Vegas 72-66—138-6

Ewan Porter 67-71—138-6

Rob Oppenheim 69-70—139-5

Bradley Iles 67-72—139-5

Bob May 68-71—139-5

Gavin Coles 67-72—139-5

Ryan Armour 70-69—139-5

Barrett Jarosch 68-72—140-4

William McGirt 70-70—140-4

Justin Peters 70-70—140-4

M.A. Carballo 70-70—140-4

B.J. Staten 73-67—140-4

Brandt Jobe 70-70—140-4

Luke List 71-70—141-3

Aaron Watkins 68-73—141-3

Scott Stallings 68-73—141-3

Alistair Presnell 71-70—141-3

Scott Brown 70-71—141-3

Bobby MacWhinnie 72-69—141-3

David Mathis 71-70—141-3

Nick Flanagan 72-69—141-3

Ryan Hietala 69-72—141-3

Others

Mark Blakefield 71 - 74—145 +1

Failed to qualify

Andrew Johnson 74-73—147 +3

Daniel Summerhays74-73—147 +3

Robert Damron 76-73—149 +5Champions-Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf

At Savannah, Ga.

7,087-yd., par-72 (36 - 36) Savannah Harbor Golf Resort

Cook-Sindelar 32-30—62-10

O'Meara-Price 31-31—62-10

Couples-Haas 31-32—63-9

McCallister-Tway 33-30—63-9

Bryant-Nielsen 32-31—63-9

Lyle-Senior 32-32—64-8

North-T. Watson 33-31—64-8

Sluman-Stadler 32-32—64-8

Forsman-Frost 31-33—64-8

Kite-Morgan 31-34—65-7

Bean-Lu 31-34—65-7

Roberts-Simpson 32-33—65-7

Gilder-Tewell 33-33—66-6

Cochran-Wiebe 34-32—66-6

M. Allen-Pavin 33-33—66-6

Black-Eger 31-35—66-6

Purtzer-Jacobsen 34-33—67-5

K. Green-Reid 34-33—67-5

Langer-Lehman 32-35—67-5

Irwin-L. Nelson 33-34—67-5

Azinger-Blackmar 34-33—67-5

Romero-D. Watson 34-33—67-5

Fergus-Levi 34-33—67-5

Mize-Sutton 34-34—68-4

Hatalsky-Pooley 33-35—68-4

James-Browne 36-33—69-3

Doyle-Sigel 35-34—69-3

H. Green-Thompson 36-33—69-3

Snead-Wadkins 34-36—70-2

Jacobs-Zoeller 34-36—70-2

Goodes-Vaughan 37-33—70-2

Fleisher-Jenkins 36-34—70-2

Crenshaw-Strange 37-36—73 +1

Raphael Division (Super Seniors)

Lietzke-Rogers 32-32—64-8

Koch-Maltbie 34-33—67-5

Grady-McCumber 33-35—68-4

Bland-Marsh 35-33—68-4

Jacklin-Laoretti 33-35—68-4

Albus-Dent 35-33—68-4

Eastwood-Fiori 35-34—69-3

Hayes-Oakley 36-33—69-3

Eichelberger-Wargo 34-35—69-3

Colbert-Murphy 34-36—70-2

Heard-Mahaffey 40-39—79 +7

Hockey

nhl

playoffs

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7)

Thursday's games

Philadelphia 3, New Jersey 0, Philadelphia wins series 4-1

Chicago 3, Nashville 0, series tied 2-2

Ottawa 4, Pittsburgh 3 (3OT), Pittsburgh led series 3-2

San Jose 5, Colorado 0, San Jose leads series 3-2

Friday's games

Montreal 2, Washington 1, Washington leads series 3-2

Buffalo 4, Boston 1, Boston leads series 3-2

Los Angeles at Vancouver (n), series was tied 2-2

Detroit at Phoenix (n), series was tied 2-2

Saturday's games

Nashville at Chicago, 3 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Ottawa, 7 p.m.

San Jose at Colorado, 10 p.m.

Sunday's games

Phoenix at Detroit, 2 p.m.

Vancouver at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

Monday's games

Washington at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Buffalo at Boston, 7 p.m.

Colorado at San Jose, TBA

Chicago at Nashville, TBA

Softball

college

friday's games

Kentucky St. 7 Claflin 4

Lindsey Wilson 7-2 Trevecca Naz. 1-3 (8)

Southwestern 8 Centre 2

high school

Boyd Co. Invitational

East Carter 000 000— 0 0 3

Paul Dunbar 241 111—10 12 1

Greenhill, Gee (4) and Lucas, Wiler (5); Shanks and Roberts, Masengale (5). W—Shanks. L—Greenhill. 3B—Skaggs 2 (P).

Five Star Classic at North Laurel

Morristown - HE (Tenn.) 000 00— 0 3 2

Lafayette 150 7x—13 12 0

Black and Hensley; Kincaid and Hull. W—Kincaid. L—Black. HR—A. Oakley (L).

Records—Morristown-Hamblin East 18-4, Lafayette 23-3.

Tennis

college men

GLVC Tournament

At Springfield, Mo.

QUARTERFINALS

Rockhurst 5, Northern Ky. 2

SCAC Tournament

At Little Rock, Ark.

FIRST ROUND

Centre 9, Austin 0

sec tournament

Friday's quarterfinals

Auburn 4, Georgia 3

Florida 4, Mississippi St. 1

Mississippi 4, Kentucky 0

Doubles

Thiemann-Thiemann (M) def. Quigley-Cox 8-5; Vortser-Lutjen (M) def. Gonzalez-Lambropolous 8-4; Fowler-Skogeng (M) vs. Musialek-Rossi 6-4, dnf.

Singles

Marcel Thiemann (M) def. No. 13 Eric Quigley 6-4, 6-2; Tucker Vorster (M) vs. Alex Musialek 6-4, 2-4, dnf; Jonas Lutjen (M) def. Brad Cox 6-1, 6-4; Anthony Rossi (K) vs. Chris Thiemann 7-6 (7-5), 3-0, dnf.

Alberto Gonzalez (K) vs. Adrian Skogeng 6-1, 5-4, dnf.; Harry Fowler (M) def. Alex Lambropoulos 6-2, 7-6 (7-2).

Tennessee 4, Louisiana St. 0

Saturday's semifinals

Auburn vs. Florida, 10 a.m.

Mississippi vs. Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Sunday's finals

Semifinals winners, 1 p.m.

college women

AAC Tournament

At Chattanooga, Tenn.

FIRST ROUND

Union 5, Reinhardt 2

GLVC Tournament

At Springfield, Mo.

SECOND ROUND

Nothern Ky. 5, Quincy 0

SEMIFINALS

Northern Ky. 5, Rockhurst 2

SCAC Tournament

At Little Rock, Ark.

FIRST ROUND

Centre 7, Austin 2

Odds

glantz-culver line

NBA Playoffs

Favorite Line Underdog

Orlando 2 at Charlotte

Phoenix 1½ at Portland

at Milwaukee 1 Atlanta

at Oklahoma City 2 L.A. Lakers

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