Other Sports

Scoreboard: May 15

Transactions

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB—Announced the 100-game suspension issued to Colorado minor-league C Eliezer Alfonzo (Colorado Springs-PCL) on Sept. 14, 2011, was rescinded. Suspended Baltimore minor-league 3B Billy Rowell (Aberdeen-NYP) 50 games after a second violation of drug abuse.

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Purchased the contract of RHP Jeremy Accardo from Columbus (IL). Designated RHP Dan Wheeler for assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Placed OF Desmond Jennings on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 12. Recalled C-OF Stephen Vogt from Durham (IL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Recalled LHP Evan Crawford from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned RHP Joel Carreno to New Hampshire (EL).

National League

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Released LHP J.C. Romero. Recalled RHP Eduardo Sanchez from Memphis (PCL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Reinstated RHP Tim Stauffer from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Josh Spence to Tucson (PCL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Signed S Eddie Elder, RB Javarris James, CB Larry Parker and K-P Ricky Schmitt.

BUFFALO BILLS—Signed FB Dorin Dickerson, OT James Carmon and S Nick Saenz.

CHICAGO BEARS—Waived OT Levi Horn, TE Andre Smith and G Reggie Stephens.

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Signed FB Jourdan Brooks and LB Emmanuel Lamur.

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed LB Emmanuel Acho, LB JoJo Dickson and RB Adonis Thomas. Waived RB Armond Smith. Placed LB Andrew Sweat on the reserve/retired list.

DENVER BRONCOS—Announced the retirement of defensive line coach Wayne Nunnely. Promoted Jay Rodgers to defensive line coach.

GREEN BAY PACKERS—Signed OT Shea Allard, WR Jarrett Boykin, G Grant Cook, WR Curenski Gilleylen and CB Otis Merrill. Waived OT Chris Campbell.

HOUSTON TEXANS—Signed C Ben Jones, WR Keshawn Martin, DE Jared Crick, K Randy Bullock, OT Nick Mondek, QB Case Keenum, WR Dwight Jones, S Eddie Pleasant, NT Loni Fangupo, TE Logan Brock, LB Derrell Bryant, FB Jason Ford, RB Jonathan Grimes, NT David Hunter, WR Jerrell Jackson, LB Delano Johnson, LB Shawn Louiseau, WR Mario Louis, S Desmond Marrow, RB Davin Meggett, OT Nathan Menkin, DE Rennie Moore Jr., DE Tracy Rebertson, TE Phillip Supernaw, G Cody White and LB Greg Williams.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Signed K Brandon Coutu. waived CB Dontrell Johnson.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Signed G Tyler Holmes. Waived WR Kris Adams.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Signed OT Hutch Eckerson, CB Nick Hixson, G DeOn'tae Pannell and LB Lawrence Wilson. Waived OT Dan Hoch, G Nick Howell, LB Stephen Johnson, OT Phil Trautwein and CB Josh Victorian.

NEW YORK GIANTS—Signed WR Brandon Collins, LB Jake Muasau and S Will Hill. Waived S Chad Jones.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Signed K-P Eddy Carmona, DE Wayne Dorsey, TE Kyle Efaw, OT Kevin Haslam, CB LeQuan Lewis, FB TreShawn Robinson and WR Travionte Session.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Signed LB Eric Bakhtiari to a two-year contract and DB Ben Hannula to a three-year contract. Released WR John Matthews and OT Kevin Murphy.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed LB Najee Goode and DB Keith Tandy to four-year contracts.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Re-signed RB Tim Hightower.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Signed Coach Todd Richards to a two-year contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Fired coach Dale Hunter.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS—Released freshman WR Kane Whitehurst from his scholarship.

MOREHEAD STATE—Named Sean Woods men's basketball coach.

MCMURRY—Named Chris Beard men's basketball head coach.

SETON HALL—Announced men's freshman basketball G Sterling Gibbs has transferred from Texas.

TEXAS-TYLER—Named Kevin Baker women's basketball coach.

Baseball

minor league

international league

North Division

W L Pct GB

Pawtucket (Red Sox) 25 14 .641 —

Buffalo (Mets) 21 16 .568 3

Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 21 16 .568 3

Scranton/WB (Yankees)18 18 .500 5½

Syracuse (Nationals) 17 21 .447 7½

Rochester (Twins) 14 23 .378 10

South Division

W L Pct GB

Gwinnett (Braves) 24 13 .649 —

Charlotte (White Sox) 19 18 .514 5

Norfolk (Orioles) 16 21 .432 8

Durham (Rays) 15 24 .385 10

West Division

W L Pct GB

Indianapolis (Pirates) 22 15 .595 —

Toledo (Tigers) 20 17 .541 2

Columbus (Indians) 18 19 .486 4

Louisville (Reds) 12 27 .308 11

Monday's games

Louisville 5, Lehigh Valley 1, 1st game

Lehigh Valley 4, Louisville 3, 2nd game

Indianapolis 1, Norfolk 0

Syracuse 6, Rochester 4

Columbus 5, Pawtucket 3

Gwinnett 3, Toledo 2 (8), 1st game

Durham 1, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 0

Buffalo at Charlotte (n)

Toledo at Gwinnett (n), 2nd game

Tuesday's games

Scranton/WB at Toledo, 6:30 p.m.

Syracuse at Columbus, 6:35 p.m.

Indianapolis at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m.

Gwinnett at Buffalo, 7:05 p.m.

Pawtucket at Durham, 7:05 p.m.

Louisville at Rochester, 7:05 p.m.

Charlotte at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Scranton/WB at Toledo, 10:30 a.m.

Syracuse at Columbus, 6:35 p.m.

Gwinnett at Buffalo, 7:05 p.m.

Pawtucket at Durham, 7:05 p.m.

Indianapolis at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m.

Louisville at Rochester, 7:05 p.m.

Charlotte at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m.

south atlantic league

Northern Division

W L Pct GB

Greensboro (Marlins) 26 10 .722 —

Hagerstown (Nationals) 19 15 .559 6

Hickory (Rangers) 19 15 .559 6

Delmarva (Orioles) 17 19 .472 9

Kannapolis (White Sox) 15 20 .429 10½

Lakewood (Phillies) 13 22 .371 12½

West Virginia (Pirates) 13 24 .351 13½

Southern Division

W L Pct GB

Charleston (Yankees) 24 10 .706 —

Asheville (Rockies) 23 13 .639 2

Savannah (Mets) 22 13 .629 2½

Augusta (Giants) 17 18 .486 7½

Lexington (Astros) 17 19 .472 8

Greenville (Red Sox) 16 20 .444 9

Rome (Braves) 6 29 .171 18½

Monday's games

Hagerstown 5, Hickory 3

Greensboro 8, Kannapolis 3

Augusta 1, Rome 0

Savannah 6, Charleston, S.C. 2

West Virginia 3, Lexington 2

Asheville 11, Greenville 6

Lakewood 4, Delmarva 1

Tuesday's games

Hagerstown at Hickory, 6 p.m.

Kannapolis at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

Lakewood at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.

Asheville at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

Savannah at Charleston, S.C., 7:05 p.m.

Rome at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.

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

Wednesday's games

Lakewood at Delmarva, 10:35 a.m.

Hagerstown at Hickory, 11 a.m.

Savannah at Charleston, S.C., 11:05 a.m.

Kannapolis at Greensboro, 12:30 p.m.

Rome at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.

Asheville at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

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

college

baseball america poll

The top 25 teams in the Baseball America poll with records through May 13 and previous ranking (voting by the staff of Baseball America):

Record Pvs

1. Florida St. 40-10 1

2. South Carolina 38-13 4

3. Florida 38-14 6

4. Kentucky 41 - 11 7

5. Rice 36-14 5

6. Oregon 37-14 9

7. Baylor 39-11 2

8. Cal St. Fullerton 32-15 8

9. Louisiana St. 39-13 3

10. Texas A&M 37-14 10

11. UCLA 35-13 11

12. North Carolina 38-13 12

13. N.C. State 36-13 13

14. Arizona 33-15 14

15. Purdue 39-10 15

16. Central Florida 40-12 16

17. Stanford 32-14 17

18. Arizona St. 32-17 19

19. Virginia 34-15 21

20. Texas Christian 32-16 24

21. San Diego 38-13 18

22. Louisville 35 - 17 22

23. Oregon St. 32-17 23

24. Appalachian St. 36-13 —

25. Mississippi 34-18 —

collegiate baseball poll

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

Record Pts Pvs

1. Oregon 37-14 497 6

2. Kentucky 41 - 11 496 7

3. South Carolina 38-13 495 3

4. Louisiana St. 39-13 494 4

5. Florida 38-14 493 5

6. Florida St. 40-10 490 1

7. Baylor 39-11 488 2

8. Arizona 33-15 485 10

9. Rice 36-14 483 8

10. North Carolina 38-13 480 14

11. UCLA 35-13 479 11

12. Cal St. Fullerton 32-15 477 9

13. Texas A&M 37-14 476 12

14. N.C. State 36-13 473 15

15. Stanford 32-14 470 16

16. Arizona St. 32-17 468 19

17. Arkansas 35-17 465 13

18. Purdue 39-10 463 21

19. Central Florida 40-12 461 17

20. San Diego 38-13 453 18

21. Texas 29-18 450 24

22. Oklahoma St. 32-19 448 25

23. Virginia 34-15-1 445 23

24. Oklahoma 33-19 443 —

25. Louisville 35 - 17 440 26

26. St. John's 32-19 439 20

27. Utah Valley 39-11 436 27

28. Oregon St. 32-17 434 22

29. Texas Christian 32-16 433 28

30. Mississippi 34-18 431 —

high school

Danville 001 160 0—8 12 1

Mad. Central 000 100 0—1 3 2

Caudill and Lasure; Speaks, Witt (5), Templeton (5), McBride (5), Cummins (6), Humphrey (7) and Wright. W—Caudill (7-2). L—Speaks (9-1). 2B—Stamm (D), Bell (D), Harmon (D).

Records—Danville 24-9, Madison Central 25-7.

Basketball

nba

playoffs

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

Saturday's game

Boston 92, Philadelphia 91

Sunday's game

Miami 95, Indiana 86, Miami leads series 1-0

Monday's games

Philadelphia 92, Boston 91, series tied 1-1

L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City (n)

Tuesday's games

Indiana at Miami, 7 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Boston at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

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

Thursday's games

Miami at Indiana, 7 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.

Friday's games

Boston at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 19

San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 20

Miami at Indiana, 3:30 p.m.

San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

Monday, May 21

x-Philadelphia at Boston, TBD

x-L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, TBD

Tuesday, May 22

x-Indiana at Miami, TBD

x-L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, TBD

Wednesday, May 23

x-Boston at Philadelphia, TBD

x-Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, TBD

Thursday, May 24

x-Miami at Indiana, TBD Friday, May 25

San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, TBD

Saturday, May 26

x-Philadelphia at Boston, TBD

x-Indiana at Miami, TBD

Sunday, May 27

x-L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, TBD

x-L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, TBD

76ers 82, celtics 81

Series tied 1-1

PHILADELPHIA (82) — Iguodala 5-11 2-7 13, Brand 3-5 1-2 7, Hawes 4-9 0-0 8, Holiday 7-15 0-0 18, Turner 4-11 2-2 10, L.Williams 3-13 2-2 8, L.Allen 4-7 2-2 10, T.Young 0-3 4-4 4, Meeks 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 31-76 15-21 82.

BOSTON (81) — Pierce 2-9 2-2 7, Bass 5-15 2-2 12, Garnett 7-12 0-1 15, Rondo 4-12 0-0 8, Bradley 3-6 0-0 8, Stiemsma 1-3 0-0 2, R.Allen 7-14 1-2 17, Pietrus 3-5 0-0 8, Hollins 1-1 2-2 4, Dooling 0-2 0-0 0, Daniels 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-79 7-9 81.

Philadelphia 21 15 21 25—82

Boston 25 13 11 32—81

Three-point goals—Philadelphia 5-14 (Holiday 4-6, Iguodala 1-3, Meeks 0-1, Turner 0-1, L.Williams 0-3), Boston 8-18 (Bradley 2-3, Pietrus 2-3, R.Allen 2-6, Garnett 1-1, Pierce 1-4, Dooling 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Philadelphia 55 (Hawes 10), Boston 44 (Garnett 12). Assists—Philadelphia 17 (Iguodala 7), Boston 23 (Rondo 13). Total fouls—Philadelphia 13, Boston 22. A—18,624 (18,624).

Golf

professional

pga: fedex cup standings

Pts Money

1. Hunter Mahan 1,395 $3,109,088

2. Bubba Watson 1,372 $3,204,778

3. Rory McIlroy 1,290 $2,996,000

4. Phil Mickelson 1,220 $2,629,153

5. Carl Pettersson 1,215 $2,411,753

6. Matt Kuchar 1,202 $2,927,799

7. Johnson Wagner 1,094 $2,068,483

8. Rickie Fowler 1,058 $2,461,254

9. Justin Rose 1,036 $2,357,702

10. Luke Donald 1,005 $2,156,906

11. Kyle Stanley 964 $2,008,919

12. Jason Dufner 935 $1,938,972

13. Mark Wilson 932 $1,927,685

14. Bill Haas 906 $1,873,206

15. Tiger Woods 904 $1,848,050

16. Brandt Snedeker 888 $1,757,814

17. Ben Curtis 886 $2,154,480

18. Zach Johnson 886 $1,881,525

19. John Huh 839 $1,830,580

20. Steve Stricker 834 $1,727,610

21. Keegan Bradley 829 $1,656,527

22. Martin Laird 801 $1,836,554

23. Kevin Na 686 $1,524,571

24. Ernie Els 676 $1,408,544

25. Ben Crane 675 $1,336,031

26. Webb Simpson 659 $1,295,197

27. Jim Furyk 624 $1,235,489

28. Louis Oosthuizen 623 $1,462,839

29. Lee Westwood 618 $1,529,195

30. Robert Garrigus 615 $1,142,988

Others

78. Sergio Garcia 309 $644,105

80. J.B. Holmes 303 $567,692

91. Vijay Singh 257 $359,365

93. Daniel Summerhays 256 $401,825

98. Padraig Harrington 249 $535,738

103. Josh Teater 233 $234,832state

u.s. open qualifying

At Champion Trace G.C.

Qualifiers

Tyson Alexander, Fla. 69

Trey Bowling, Manchester 72

Hunter Ford, Paducah 72

T.J. Bordeaux, Wash. 72

Bill Shida, Ga. 73

Drake Duncan, Bowling Green 73

1st Alternate

Lee Chaney, Morehead 73

2nd Alternate

Mark Blakefield, Maysville 73

local

Hole-in-one

At University Club of Kentucky

Wildcat Course

Nicholas Lysack aced the 149-yard 14th hole with a pitching wedge. Witnesses: Clarence Smith, Bill Conner, Rob Larkins.

Hockey

nhl

playoffs

(Best-of 7; x-if necessary)

CONFERENCE FINALS

Sunday's game

Los Angeles 4, Phoenix 2, Los Angeles leads series 1-0

Monday's game

N.Y. Rangers 3, New Jersey 0, N.Y. leads series 1-0

Tuesday's game

Los Angeles at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Wednesday's game

New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, 8 p.m.

Thursday's game

Phoenix at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.

Saturday's game

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 1 p.m.

Sunday, May 20

Phoenix at Los Angeles, 3 p.m.

Monday, May 21

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, May 22

x-Los Angeles at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Wednesday, May 23

x-New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 24

x-Phoenix at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.

Friday, May 25

x-N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 26

x-Los Angeles at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 27

x-New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, 8 p.m.

Horse racing

thoroughbreds

ntra poll

The 2012 Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), covering racing performances through Sunday. 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, age and sex (Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare), records (Starts, 1st-2nd-3rd finishes), total points, and previous rank:

A - S S 1 - 2 - 3 Pts Pvs

1. Wise Dan (17) 5-G 1 1-0-0 289 1

2. To Honor And Serve (7)

4-H 11-0-0 263 2

3. Successful Dan (3) 6-G 2 2-0-0 218 3

4. Alternation (2) 4-C 3 3-0-0 188 5

5. Awesome Maria (2) 5-M 2 2-0-0 178 4

6. I'll Have Another (5)

3-C 3 3-0-0 175 7

7. Mucho Macho Man (3)

4-C 32-0-1 156 6

8. Shackleford (1) 4-C 3 1-0-1 121 8

9. Bodemeister 3-C 5 2-3-0 103 9

10. Game On Dude 5-G 2 1-0-0 79 10

Other horses receiving votes: Awesome Feather 76, Jackson Bend 71, Ron The Greek 62, Groupie Doll 51, Caleb's Posse 44, Acclamation 40, Royal Delta 20, Amazombie 13, Animal Kingdom 11, Hymn Book 11, Winter Memories 11, Believe You Can 10, It's Tricky 7, Little Mike 7, Mission Impazible 7, Nates Mineshaft 7, Get Stormy 6, Havre de Grace 5, Morning Line 5, Mr. Commons 5, Plum Pretty 5, Stephanie's Kitten 5, Creative Cause 4, Hungry Island 2.

ntra 3-year-old poll

The 2012 Three Year-Old Thoroughred Poll, conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association NTRA, covering racing performances through Sunday. 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, sex, record (starts, 1st-2nd-3rd finishes), total points and previous rank:

S St 1 - 2 - 3 Pts Pvs

1. I'll Have Another (36) C 3 3-0-0 405 1

2. Bodemeister (5) C 5 2-3-0 373 2

3. Dullahan C 3 1-1-1 294 3

4. Went The Day Well C 4 2-0-0 244 4

5. Creative Cause C 4 1-1-1 216 5

6. Union Rags C 3 1-0-1 177 6

7. Believe You Can F 4 3-0-0 121 7

8. Hansen C 4 1-2-0 99 8

9. Mark Valeski C 4 2-2-0 71 —

10. Broadway's Alibi F 3 2-1-0 47 10

Other horses receiving votes: Gemologist 41, Silver Max 26, Liaison 23, Alpha 21, Daddy Nose Best 14, Hierro 14, Secret Circle 10, Take Charge Indy 8, Contested 7, My Miss Aurelia 6, Grace Hall 5, Rousing Sermon 5, Union Rags' 5, Tiger Walk 4, Paynter 3, Right To Vote 3, Zetterholm 3, Drill 2, On Fire Baby 2, The Lumber Guy 2, Trinniberg 2, Cozzetti 1, Optimizer 1.

Lacrosse

high school boys

division I playoffs

FIRST ROUND

At Ballard

Ballard 15, Paul Dunbar 8

GoalsB: Watkins, Ala.Patterson 5, Phillips 3, Watts 5, Ale.Patterson; PD: Miller, Whitley, Eade 4, Smith 2.

GoalkeepersB: Fogle; PD: Rich.

Records—Ballard 11-6, Paul Dunbar 7-8.

Softball

high school

E. Jessamine 000 003 0—3 5 0

Lex. Catholic 001 250 x—8 11 3

Hamm and Welch; Baker, Mitchell (6) and Walden. W—Baker (5-3). L—Hamm (15-17). 2B—Champa (L), Hinkle (L), Miracle (E). 3B—Landry (L). HR—Farmer (E).

Records—Lexington Catholic 15-12, East Jessamine 15-17.

Montgomery Co. 203 000 06—11 9 1

Garrard Co. 100 001 32— 7 8 0

Arrasmith, White (7) and Marshall; Day and Morris. W—White. L—Day. HR—Taul (M).

Records—Montgomery Co. 18-9, Garrard Co. 2-27.

  Comments