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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Recalled OF Xavier Avery from Norfolk (IL). Placed RHP Steve Johnson on the 15-day DL.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Assigned SS Tyler Greene outright to Charlotte (IL). Placed RHP Jake Peavy on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 5. Optioned RHP Brian Omogrosso to Charlotte. Recalled RHP Deunte Heath from Charlotte. Purchased the contract of RHP Ramon Troncoso from Charlotte.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Optioned RHP Dane De La Rosa to Salt Lake (PCL).

SEATTLE MARINERS—Recalled RHP Blake Beavan from Tacoma (PCL). Optioned RHP Hector Noesi to Tacoma.

TEXAS RANGERS—Placed 1B Mitch Moreland on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of 1B Chris McGuiness from Round Rock (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Optioned OF Anthony Gose to Buffalo (IL).

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Sent RHP James McDonald to Indianapolis (IL) for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Optioned RHP Maikel Cleto to Memphis (PCL). Recalled LHP Kevin Siegrist from Memphis.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Optioned INF/OF Kyle Blanks to Tucson (PCL). Reinstated OF Cameron Maybin from the 15-day DL.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Sent LHP Eric Surkamp to San Jose (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Placed RHP Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 1. Recalled LHP Xavier Cedeno from Syracuse (IL).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

INDIANA FEVER—Signed G Erin Thorn.

DENVER NUGGETS—Fired coach George Karl.

Women's National Basketball Association

TULSA SHOCK—Re-signed C Courtney Paris.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed DB Vernon Kearney. Waived DB Prince Miller.

HOUSTON TEXANS—Signed TE Adam Schiltz.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed TE Travis Kelce and LB Nico Johnson.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed LB A.J. Edds.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Signed TE Nick Kasa, RB Latavius Murray, TE Mychal Rivera, DL Stacy McGee, WR Brice Butler and DE David Bass.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed G Jeremy Lewis. Waived G Desmond Wynn.

TENNESSEE TITANS—Waived C Eugene Amano.

COLLEGE

MEMPHIS—Announced men's basketball G Michael Dixon has enrolled at the school after leaving Missouri in November.

Baseball

minor league

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

Hickory (Rangers) 33 25 .569 —

Hagerstown (Nationals) 31 25 .554 1

West Virginia (Pirates) 32 26 .552 1

Greensboro (Marlins) 27 31 .466 6

Delmarva (Orioles) 24 32 .429 8

Lakewood (Phillies) 23 35 .397 10

Kannapolis (White Sox) 21 36 .368 11½

Southern Division

W L Pct. GB

Savannah (Mets) 35 23 .603 —

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees) 33 22 .600 ½

Asheville (Rockies) 32 26 .552 3

Rome (Braves) 32 26 .552 3

Augusta (Giants) 31 28 .525 4½

Lexington (Royals) 31 28 .525 4½

Greenville (Red Sox) 17 39 .304 17

Thursday's games

Hickory 15, Lakewood 4

Augusta 7, Greensboro 2

Asheville 17, Rome 7

Kannapolis at Hagerstown, ccd., rain

Greenville at Charleston, S.C., ppd., rain

Lexington at Savannah, ccd., rain

Delmarva 1, West Virginia 0 (4), comp. of susp. game

Delmarva at West Virginia, ppd., rain

Friday's games

Hickory 3, Greenville 3 (3), comp. of susp. game

Savannah at Rome, 7 p.m.

Kannapolis at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

Hickory at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

Lakewood at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.

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

Lexington at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.

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

college

NCAA super-regionals

(Best-of-3; x-if necessary;all times p.m., unless noted)

At Chapel Hill, N.C.

Friday's game

South Carolina at North Carolina, 1

Saturday's game

North Carolina vs. South Carolina, noon

Sunday's game

x-South Carolina at North Carolina, 1

At Raleigh, N.C.

Friday's game

Rice at N.C. State, 4

Saturday's game

N.C. State vs. Rice, 4

Sunday's game

x-Rice at N.C. State, 4

At Fullerton, Calif.

Friday's game

UCLA at Cal St.-Fullerton, 7

Satuday's game

Cal St.-Fullerton vs. UCLA, 10

Sunday's game

x-UCLA at Cal St.-Fullerton, 10

At Baton Rouge, La.

Friday's game

Oklahoma at Louisiana St., 7

Saturday's game

Louisiana St. vs. Oklahoma, 7

Sunday's game

x-Oklahoma at Louisiana St., 7At Nashville

Friday's game

Louisville at Vanderbilt, 3

Saturday's game

Vanderbilt vs. Louisville, 4

Sunday's game

x-Louisville at Vanderbilt, 7

At Tallahassee, Fla.

Saturday's game

Indiana at Florida St., noon

Sunday's game

Florida St. vs. Indiana, 1

Monday, June 10

x-Indiana at Florida St., 1

At Charlottesville, Va.

Saturday's game

Mississippi St. at Virginia, 1

Sunday's game

Virginia vs. Mississippi St., 7

Monday, June 10

x-Mississippi at Virginia, 4

At Corvallis, Ore.

Saturday's game

Kansas St. at Oregon St., 7

Sunday's game

Oregon St. vs. Kansas St., 10

Monday's game

x-Kansas St. at Oregon St., 7

Basketball

NBA

finals

(Best-of-7)

Thursday's game

San Antonio 92 Miami 88San Antonio leads series 1-0

Sunday's game

San Antonio at Miami, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, June 11

Miami at San Antonio 9 p.m.

Thursday, June 13

Miami at San Antonio, 9 p.m.

Sunday, June 16

x-Miami at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, June 18

x-San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m.

Thursday, June 20

x-San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m.

spurs 92, heat 88

San Antonio leads series 1-0

SAN ANTONIO (92) — Leonard 3-9 4-4 10, Duncan 8-19 4-4 20, Splitter 3-6 1-2 7, Parker 9-18 3-4 21, Green 4-9 0-0 12, Ginobili 4-11 3-4 13, Diaw 1-1 0-0 2, Joseph 0-1 0-0 0, Neal 3-9 0-0 7, Bonner 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 35-84 15-18 92.

MIAMI (88) — James 7-16 3-4 18, Haslem 1-1 0-0 2, Bosh 6-16 1-2 13, Chalmers 3-10 0-0 8, Wade 7-15 3-4 17, Allen 3-4 4-5 13, Miller 2-3 0-0 5, Andersen 3-5 1-2 7, Cole 2-4 0-0 5, Battier 0-3 0-0 0, Anthony 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 34-78 12-17 88.

San Antonio 23 26 20 23—92

Miami 24 28 20 16—88

Three-point goals—San Antonio 7-23 (Green 4-9, Ginobili 2-5, Neal 1-5, Leonard 0-4), Miami 8-25 (Allen 3-4, Chalmers 2-6, Cole 1-1, Miller 1-2, James 1-5, Battier 0-3, Bosh 0-4). Rebounds—San Antonio 47 (Duncan 14), Miami 54 (James 18). Assists—San Antonio 16 (Parker 6), Miami 20 (James 10). Total fouls—San Antonio 12, Miami 12. A—19,775 (19,600).

Golf

professional

PGA: St. Jude Classic

At Memphis, Tenn.

7,239-yd., par-70 (35-35)

TPC Southwind

(a-amateur)

Nathan Green 34-32—66-4

Martin Flores 32-34—66-4

Davis Love III 33-33—66-4

Stuart Appleby 33-33—66-4

Glen Day 33-33—66-4

Harris English 34-32—66-4

Nicholas Thompson 33-34—67-3

Scott Stallings 34-33—67-3

David Toms 32-35—67-3

Jason Bohn 34-33—67-3

Dustin Johnson 31-36—67-3

Peter Hanson 33-34—67-3

Tim Petrovic 35-32—67-3

John Rollins 34-33—67-3

Justin Hicks 35-32—67-3

Paul Haley II 33-34—67-3

Shawn Stefani 33-34—67-3

Bob Estes 34-34—68-2

Roberto Castro 34-34—68-2

Boo Weekley 34-34—68-2

Russell Henley 33-35—68-2

Billy Mayfair 33-35—68-2

Nick O'Hern 32-36—68-2

Eric Meierdierks 34-34—68-2

Brad Fritsch 36-32—68-2

Joe Affrunti 34-34—68-2

Matt Jones 36-33—69-1

D.J. Trahan 31-38—69-1

Kevin Stadler 33-36—69-1

Chez Reavie 36-33—69-1

Jerry Kelly 36-33—69-1

Padraig Harrington 35-34—69-1

Aaron Baddeley 34-35—69-1

Ian Poulter 33-36—69-1

J.J. Henry 35-34—69-1

Gary Woodland 34-35—69-1

Robert Karlsson 35-34—69-1

Brian Davis 34-35—69-1

Brandt Jobe 34-35—69-1

Tim Herron 34-35—69-1

Camilo Villegas 35-34—69-1

Brendon Todd 36-33—69-1

Jim Herman 33-36—69-1

Steve Flesch 36-33—69-1

Woody Austin 34-35—69-1

Ben Crane 34-35—69-1

Justin Leonard 33-36—69-1

John Merrick 33-36—69-1

Scott Brown 31-38—69-1

Tim Clark 34-35—69-1

Rory Sabbatini 33-36—69-1

Greg Owen 35-34—69-1

Patrick Reed 35-34—69-1

Jeff Maggert 36-33—69-1

Jeff Overton 34-35—69-1

David Hearn 34-35—69-1

William McGirt 38-32—70 E

Tag Ridings 36-34—70 E

Brian Gay 34-36—70 E

Freddie Jacobson 35-35—70 E

Stephen Ames 35-35—70 E

Trevor Immelman 35-35—70 E

Brendan Steele 34-36—70 E

Lee Janzen 35-35—70 E

Chad Campbell 34-36—70 E

Alistair Presnell 37-33—70 E

Kevin Sutherland 35-35—70 E

Bill Lunde 36-34—70 E

Brendon de Jonge 35-35—70 E

Ken Duke 35-35—70 E

Brandt Snedeker 34-36—70 E

Jonathan Byrd 37-33—70 E

Mark Wilson 36-34—70 E

Luke Guthrie 36-34—70 E

Ross Fisher 33-37—70 E

Doug LaBelle II 36-34—70 E

Russell Knox 36-34—70 E

Charles Howell III 34-37—71 +1

Ben Kohles 37-34—71 +1

Phil Mickelson 33-38—71 +1

Robert Allenby 34-37—71 +1

Shaun Micheel 33-38—71 +1

Jeff Gove 35-36—71 +1

Cameron Tringale 37-34—71 +1

Casey Wittenberg 35-36—71 +1

Justin Bolli 35-36—71 +1

George Coetzee 35-36—71 +1

Steve LeBrun 36-35—71 +1

Aaron Watkins 34-37—71 +1

Scott Gardiner 33-38—71 +1

John Daly 36-35—71 +1

James Hahn 32-39—71 +1

Joe Ogilvie 35-36—71 +1

Billy Horschel 37-34—71 +1

Arjun Atwal 36-35—71 +1

Jason Kokrak 37-34—71 +1

Seung-Yul Noh 36-35—71 +1

Andres Gonzales 34-37—71 +1

Chase Seiffert 38-33—71 +1

Cody Gribble 34-37—71 +1

Jin Park 36-35—71 +1

Jimmy Walker 35-37—72 +2

Tom Gillis 36-36—72 +2

Bud Cauley 36-36—72 +2

Fabian Gomez 34-38—72 +2

Vaughn Taylor 34-38—72 +2

Will Claxton 36-36—72 +2

Cameron Beckman 34-38—72 +2

Lee Williams 35-37—72 +2

Robert Streb 37-35—72 +2

Ryuji Imada 38-34—72 +2

Ryan Palmer 35-37—72 +2

Joe Durant 33-39—72 +2

Scott Langley 36-36—72 +2

Henrik Norlander 38-34—72 +2

Chris DiMarco 37-36—73 +3

Bryce Molder 36-37—73 +3

Tommy Gainey 34-39—73 +3

Donald Constable 37-36—73 +3

Chip Deason 35-38—73 +3

Cameron Percy 36-37—73 +3

Steven Bowditch 38-35—73 +3

a-Guan Tianlang 37-36—73 +3

a-Matthew NeSmith 36-37—73 +3

Paul Goydos 36-37—73 +3

Troy Matteson 35-38—73 +3

Derek Ernst 35-38—73 +3

Brian Harman 36-37—73 +3

Dicky Pride 35-38—73 +3

Morgan Hoffmann 37-36—73 +3

Gary Christian 35-38—73 +3

Charlie Holland 38-35—73 +3

Steve Marino 38-36—74 +4

D.A. Points 35-39—74 +4

Sean O'Hair 38-36—74 +4

Heath Slocum 37-37—74 +4

Trent Whitekiller 38-36—74 +4

Scott McCarron 37-37—74 +4

George McNeill 35-39—74 +4

Scott Verplank 37-37—74 +4

Bobby Gates 35-39—74 +4

a-Steven Fox 38-36—74 +4

Andrew Svoboda 36-38—74 +4

Ricky Barnes 37-38—75 +5

David Duval 38-37—75 +5

David Mathis 38-37—75 +5

Rod Pampling 38-37—75 +5

D.H. Lee 40-35—75 +5

Colt Knost 37-38—75 +5

Scott Moran 40-35—75 +5

Michael Letzig 40-36—76 +6

Darron Stiles 38-39—77 +7

Vince Covello 36-41—77 +7

Michael Bradley 38-40—78 +8

Luke List 37-42—79 +9

Matt Bettencourt WD

pga europe: Lyoness Open

At Atzenbrugg, Austria

7,410-yd., par-72 (36-36)

Diamond Country Club

(a-amateur)

Tom Lewis 32-31—63-9

Joost Luiten 31-34—65-7

Graeme Storm 32-34—66-6

Alexander Levy 33-33—66-6

Richard McEvoy 33-33—66-6

Simon Dyson 33-33—66-6

Miguel A. Jimenez 34-33—67-5

Liang Wen-chong 34-33—67-5

a-Matthias Schwab 35-32—67-5

Paul Waring 36-31—67-5

Andy Sullivan 34-33—67-5

Bernd Wiesberger 33-35—68-4

Luke Goddard 35-33—68-4

Daniel Brooks 34-34—68-4

Romain Wattel 35-33—68-4

Jason Barnes 34-34—68-4

Steve Webster 34-34—68-4

Shiv Kapur 35-33—68-4

Callum Macaulay 34-34—68-4

Others

Dodge Kemmer 35-35—70-2

Chan Kim 35-37—72 E

Daniel Im 38-40—78 +6

Yevgeny Kafelnikov 38-46—84 +12

Champions-Regions Tradition

At Birmingham, Ala.

7,231-yd., par-72 (36-36)

Shoal Creek

Jeff Sluman 32-33—65-7

Fred Couples 32-34—66-6

Duffy Waldorf 36-31—67-5

Peter Senior 34-33—67-5

Michael Allen 35-33—68-4

Mark Calcavecchia 35-33—68-4

David Frost 33-35—68-4

Corey Pavin 33-35—68-4

Dick Mast 36-33—69-3

Bob Gilder 34-35—69-3

Bart Bryant 33-36—69-3

Tom Lehman 35-34—69-3

Tom Jenkins 35-34—69-3

David Eger 32-37—69-3

Mark Wiebe 36-33—69-3

Bob Tway 36-33—69-3

Mark McNulty 33-36—69-3

Loren Roberts 33-36—69-3

Kenny Perry 35-34—69-3

Mark Mouland 38-32—70-2

Chien Soon Lu 35-35—70-2

Mark Brooks 34-36—70-2

Barry Lane 37-33—70-2

Esteban Toledo 35-35—70-2

John Cook 35-35—70-2

Roger Chapman 38-32—70-2

Jim Gallagher, Jr. 34-36—70-2

Tom Pernice Jr. 35-35—70-2

Mike Goodes 36-34—70-2

Scott Simpson 36-35—71-1

Bruce Vaughan 36-35—71-1

Gene Jones 36-35—71-1

Tommy Armour III 33-38—71-1

Rod Spittle 36-35—71-1

Craig Stadler 37-34—71-1

Kirk Triplett 35-36—71-1

Steve Elkington 37-34—71-1Jay Don Blake 35-36—71-1

Bernhard Langer 36-35—71-1

Jay Haas 35-36—71-1

Morris Hatalsky 35-36—71-1

Bobby Wadkins 38-33—71-1

Joe Daley 38-33—71-1

Dan Forsman 38-33—71-1

Willie Wood 35-36—71-1

Russ Cochran 36-35—71-1

Hale Irwin 36-35—71-1

Steve Pate 36-36—72 E

Blaine McCallister 36-36—72 E

Larry Mize 37-35—72 E

Others

Rocco Mediate 35-37—72 E

Mark O'Meara 36-37—73 +1

Larry Nelson 40-38—78 +6

local

Kentucky Ale Interclub

At Spring Valley G.C.

Teams—Andover 27.5, Spring Valley 27.5, Danville 26.5, Greenbrier 24.5, Frankfort 10.

Net—Spring Valley 280

Individual gross—Joe Brummett, Danville, 67.

Larry Gilbert Foundation

At Greenbrier G. & C.C.

Top boys—David Stevens, Idle Hour, 76; Corey Rush, Woodford Hills, 76; Cam Holland, Kearney Hill, 80; Gates Corman, Spring Valley, 80.

Top girls—Brooke McGarry, Greenbrier, 87; Kylie Lysack, Canewood, 89; Margaret Clifton, Idle Hour, 92.

ladies' day

At Champion Trace, Nicholasville

Gross—Dee Dee Hays 93; net—Mariko Minowa 70; Pick Your Poison—Cheryl Brieske 31.5

Hockey

NHL

playoffs

CONFERENCE FINALS

(Best-of-7)

Wednesday's game

Boston 2 Pittsburgh 1 (2OT)Boston leads series 3-0Thursday's game

Chicago 3 Los Angeles 2Chicago leads series 3-1

Friday's game

Pittsburgh at Boston, 8 p.m.

Saturday's game

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

Sunday's game

x-Boston at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m.

Monday, June 10

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

Tuesday, June 11

x-Pittsburgh at Boston

Wednesday, June 12

x-Boston at Pittsburgh, TBD

x-Los Angeles at Chicago, TBD

Tennis

professional

French open

At Paris

Surface: hard-outdoor

Women's singles

Quarterfinals

Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Victoria Azarenka (3), Belarus, 6-1, 2-6, 6-4.

Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Sara Errani (5), Italy, 6-0, 6-1.

Track and field

college

NCAA championships

At Eugene, Ore.

(All results finals)

MEN

Hammer—Tomas Kruzliak, Virginia Tech, 69.26 meters; Long jump—

Thursday's results

Shot put—Ryan Crouser, Texas, 20.31.

WOMEN

Discus—Anna Jelmini, Arizona St., 57.95.

Thursday's results

Long jump—Lorraine Ugen, TCU, 6.77; Javelin—Freya Jones, Georgia, 54.95.

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