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BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB—Suspended Toronto minor-league OF Brian Van Kirk (New Hampshire-EL) 50 games after a second violation for a drug of abuse.

American League

DETROIT TIGERS—Sent LHP Darin Downs to Toledo for a rehab assignment.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Traded RHP Jose Veras to Detroit for OF Danry Vasquez and a player to be named. Agreed to terms with RHP Justin Hess on a minor-league contract. Recalled RHP Chia-Jen Lo from Corpus Christi (Texas). Selected the contract of RHP Josh Zeid from Oklahoma City (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Traded LHP Scott Downs to Atlanta for RHP Cory Rasmus. Assigned RHP Billy Buckner outright to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled LHP Nick Maronde from Arkansas (Texas).

MINNESOTA TWINS—Reinstated C Joe Mauer from the restricted list. Optioned C Drew Butera to Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES—Optioned 3B David Adams to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Agreed to terms with 3B Brady Steiger on a minor-league contract.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Signed LB Omar Gaither.

SEATTLE MARINERS—Activated OF Michael Morse from the 15-day DL. Designated OF Jason Bay for assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Acquired RHP Jesse Crain from the Chicago White Sox for players to be named or cash. Transferred RHP Brandon Gomes to the 60-day DL.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Sent RHP Scott Baker to Daytona (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

COLORADO ROCKIES—Recalled INF Charlie Culberson from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned INF Jordan Pacheco to Colorado Springs.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Placed C Michael McKenry on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 28. Recalled OF Alex Presley from Indianapolis (IL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Designated RHP Yusmeiro Petit for assignment.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

DALLAS MAVERICKS—Signed G Shane Larkin.

HOUSTON ROCKETS—Signed C Marcus Camby.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Named Kurt Rambis and Johnny Davis assistant coaches.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Named Chris Heck chief revenue officer.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS —Signed FB Vonta Leach to a two-year contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Activated TE/LS Bryce Davis, OT Andre Smith comes from the active/non-football illness list and WR Brandon Tate from the active/pup list.

HOUSTON TEXANS—Activated S Orhian Johnson from the active/non-football injury list.

TENNESSEE TITANS—Agreed to terms on a contract with G Chance Warmack.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Signed D Bryan Rodney to a one-year contract.

WINNIPEG JETS—Agreed to terms with D Zach Bogosian on a seven-year contract.

COLLEGE

BARTON—Named Benny Benton sports information director.

CLEMSON—Named Marvin Gibson and Althea Thomas assistant track coaches and Danielle Hepburn women's graduate assistant volleyball coach.

EASTERN KENTUCKY—Named Andrew Fleming assistant women's soccer coach.

ETSU—Named Billy Taylor defensive coordinator.

LINDSEY WILSON—Named Eric Wyrick head men and women's golf coach.

N.C. STATE—Named Dereck Whittenburg men's assistant basketball coach.

SANTA CLARA—Named Sean Riley assistant baseball coach.

UNION—Named Patrick O'Neal strenghth and conditioning coach.

WAGNER—Named Kevin Dobes football operations director.

Baseball

Minor League

International League

North Division

W L Pct. GB

Rochester (Twins) 60 51 .541 —

Pawtucket (Red Sox) 58 50 .537 ½

Buffalo (Blue Jays) 55 53 .509 3½

Scranton/WB (Yankees) 54 54 .500 4½

Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 54 55 .495 5

Syracuse (Nationals) 48 59 .449 10South Division

W L Pct. GB

Durham (Rays) 69 41 .627 —

Norfolk (Orioles) 55 54 .505 13½

Charlotte (White Sox) 50 60 .455 19

Gwinnett (Braves) 47 63 .427 22

West Division

W L Pct. GB

Indianapolis (Pirates) 63 47 .573 —

Louisville (Reds) 53 57 .482 10

Columbus (Indians) 52 59 .468 11½

Toledo (Tigers) 48 63 .432 15½

Monday's games

Buffalo 7, Toledo 5

Gwinnett 8, Charlotte 3

Columbus 5, Durham 4

Rochester 5, Norfolk 3

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Louisville (n)

Syracuse at Indianapolis (n)

Lehigh Valley at Pawtucket (n)

Tuesday's games

Durham at Toledo, 7 p.m.

Buffalo at Columbus, 7:05 p.m.

Scranton/WB at Indianapolis, 7:05 p.m.

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

Syracuse at Louisville, 7:05 p.m.

Norfolk at Pawtucket, 7:05 p.m.

South Atlantic League

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

West Virginia (Pirates) 22 14 .611 —

x-Hagerstown (Nationals) 22 15 .595 ½

Hickory (Rangers) 19 16 .543 2½

Greensboro (Marlins) 17 19 .472 5

Lakewood (Phillies) 17 20 .459 5½

Kannapolis (White Sox) 14 23 .378 8½

Delmarva (Orioles) 12 25 .324 10½

Southern Division

W L Pct. GB

Lexington (Royals) 23 14 .622 —

Charleston (Yankees) 20 13 .606 1

Greenville (Red Sox) 19 16 .543 3

x-Savannah (Mets) 16 16 .500 4½

Augusta (Giants) 16 17 .485 5

Rome (Braves) 16 20 .444 6½

Asheville (Rockies) 15 20 .429 7

x-clinched first half

Monday's games

Hickory at Charleston, S.C., (n), 1st game

Greenville 3, Greensboro 1

Kannapolis 10, Lexington 5

West Virginia 9, Delmarva 3

Lakewood 5, Hagerstown 4

Savannah at Asheville (n)

Rome at Augusta (n)

Hickory at Charleston, S.C., (n), 2nd game

Tuesday's games

Greenville at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

Rome at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.

Savannah at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

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

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

Hagerstown at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.

Lexington at Kannapolis, 7:05 p.m.

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Simmons, Schulz and Gallagher; Olacio, Powers, Goldberg and Marjama. W—Olacio (5-10). L—Simmons (1-2). H—Powers (1). S—Goldberg (2). 2B—L: Starling (17), Ford (15). HR—L: Threlkeld (4), Cuckovich (1). K: Marjama (4), May (2).

Football

NFL

calendar

Aug. 3—Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions, Canton, Ohio.

Aug. 4—Hall of Fame Game: Dallas vs. Miami.

Aug. 8—First weekend of pre-season games.

Aug. 27—Roster cutdown to 75 players.

Aug. 29—Pre-season schedule ends.

Aug. 31—Roster cutdown to 53 players.

Sept. 5—2013 season begins, Baltimore at Denver.

Sept. 8-9—First weekend of regular-season games.

pre-season schedule

(All times p.m.; TV network in parentheses)

HALL OF FAME WEEKEND

Sunday, Aug. 4

Miami vs. Dallas at Canton, 8 p.m. (NBC-18)

WEEK ONE

Thursday, Aug. 8

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

Washington at Tennessee, 8 p.m.

Cincinnati at Atlanta, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

St. Louis at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Denver at San Francisco, 9 p.m.

Seattle at San Diego, 10 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 9

N.Y. Jets at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Miami at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.

New England at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. (NFL)

Houston at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Kansas City at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Arizona at Green Bay, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Carolina, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Oakland, 10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 10

N.Y. Giants at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. (NFL)

Sunday, Aug. 11

Buffalo at Indianapolis, 1:30 p.m. (NFL)

WEEK TWO

Thursday, Aug. 15

Atlanta at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.

Carolina at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

San Diego at Chicago, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Aug. 16

Minnesota at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Oakland at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

San Francisco at Kansas City, 8 p.m.

Tampa Bay at New England, 8 p.m. (Fox-56)

Saturday, Aug. 17

Dallas at Arizona, 4:30 p.m. (NFL)

Tennessee at Cincinnati, 7 p.m.

Jacksonville at N.Y. Jets, 7:30 p.m. (NFL)

Green Bay at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Miami at Houston, 8 p.m.

Denver at Seattle, 10 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 18

Indianapolis at N.Y. Giants, 8 p.m. (Fox-56)

Monday, Aug. 19

Pittsburgh at Washington, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

WEEK THREE

Thursday, Aug. 22

New England at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Carolina at Baltimore, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Aug. 23

Seattle at Green Bay, 8 p.m. (CBS-27)

Chicago at Oakland, 10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Buffalo at Washington, 4:30 p.m. (NFL)

Cleveland at Indianapolis, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at N.Y. Giants, 7 p.m.

Kansas City at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.

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

Atlanta at Tennessee, 8 p.m.

Cincinnati at Dallas, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Denver, 8 p.m. (CBS-27)

San Diego at Arizona, 10 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 25

New Orleans at Houston, 4 p.m. (Fox-56)

Minnesota at San Francisco, 8 p.m. (NBC-18)

WEEK FOUR

Thursday, Aug. 29

Detroit at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at N.Y. Jets, 7 p.m.

Jacksonville at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at New England, 7:30 p.m. (NFL)

Pittsburgh at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.

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

Baltimore at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Cleveland at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Green Bay at Kansas City, 8 p.m.

Houston at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Tennessee at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Arizona at Denver, 9 p.m.

San Francisco at San Diego, 10 p.m.

Oakland at Seattle, 10 p.m.

END OF PRE-SEASON

Golf

professional

PGA leaders

FedExCup Season Points

1. Tiger Woods, 2,481.333. 2. Matt Kuchar, 2,203.250. 3. Brandt Snedeker, 2,177.857. 4. Phil Mickelson, 2,117.500. 5. Billy Horschel, 1,461.034. 6. Justin Rose, 1,357.713. 7. Bill Haas, 1,320.083. 8. Kevin Streelman, 1,259.883. 9. Boo Weekley, 1,206.467. 10. Jason Day, 1,181.976.

Scoring Average

1. Tiger Woods, 68.987. 2. Justin Rose, 69.317. 3. Adam Scott, 69.442. 4. Charl Schwartzel, 69.480. 5. Sergio Garcia, 69.537. 6. Matt Kuchar, 69.599. 7. Brandt Snedeker, 69.652. 8. Phil Mickelson, 69.662. 9. Freddie Jacobson, 69.820. 10. Henrik Stenson, 69.895.

Driving Distance

1. Luke List, 306.5. 2. Gary Woodland, 305.6. 3. Nicolas Colsaerts, 305.4. 4. Jason Kokrak, 304.2. 5. Dustin Johnson, 304.1. 6. Robert Garrigus, 303.5. 7. Bubba Watson, 303.4. 8. Keegan Bradley, 302.7. 9. Ryan Palmer, 302.4. 10. Eric Meierdierks, 301.5.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1. Henrik Stenson, 70.89%. 2. Ken Duke, 70.81%. 3. Tim Clark, 70.47%. 4. Jerry Kelly, 70.43%. 5. Mark Wilson, 70.24%. 6. Justin Hicks, 69.93%. 7. Jim Furyk, 69.91%. 8. Chez Reavie, 69.80%. 9. Jeff Maggert, 69.18%. 10. Ted Potter, Jr., 68.30%.

Greens in Regulation Percentage

1. Graham DeLaet, 71.27%. 2. Henrik Stenson, 71.11%. 3. Bubba Watson, 70.20%. 4. Boo Weekley, 70.06%. 5. Ricky Barnes, 69.87%. 6. Ross Fisher, 69.44%. 7. Nick Watney, 69.35%. 8. Vijay Singh, 69.19%. 9. Bill Haas, 69.16%. 10. Kevin Stadler, 69.14%.

Total Driving

1. Justin Rose, 49. 2. Graham DeLaet, 55. 3. Henrik Stenson, 75. 4. Keegan Bradley, 79. 5. Matt Jones, 87. 6. Boo Weekley, 91. 7. D.J. Trahan, 97. 8. Hunter Mahan, 99. 9. Jim Herman, 100. 10. Brandt Jobe, 102.

Strokes Gained Putting

1. Sergio Garcia, .989. 2. Greg Chalmers, .889. 3. Aaron Baddeley, .858. 4. Tiger Woods, .833. 5. Stephen Ames, .816. 6. Bryce Molder, .709. 7. Peter Hanson, .702. 8. James Driscoll, .682. 9. Sang-Moon Bae, .672. 10. Brandt Snedeker, .653.

Birdie Average

1. Phil Mickelson, 4.41. 2. Brandt Snedeker, 4.24. 3. Billy Horschel, 4.17. 4. Charl Schwartzel, 4.09. 5. Tiger Woods, 4.08. 6. Bubba Watson, 4.05. t7. Charley Hoffman 4.04. t7. Ryan Palmer, 4.04. 9. Rory Sabbatini, 4.03. 10. Chris Kirk, 3.97. Eagles (Holes per)

1. Dustin Johnson, 72.0. 2. Tiger Woods, 92.6. 3. Ernie Els, 94.5. 4. Robert Garrigus, 106.0. 5. Chris Kirk, 106.5. t6. Andres Gonzales, 108.0. t6. Michael Thompson, 108.0. 8. Jason Kokrak, 111.6. 9. Patrick Reed, 112.9. 10. Kevin Stadler, 113.4.

Sand Save Percentage

1. K.J. Choi, 70.48%. 2. Justin Rose, 67.39%. 3. Steven Bowditch, 66.07%. 4. Lee Williams, 64.29%. 5. Matt Kuchar, 64.04%. 6. Casey Wittenberg, 63.89%. 7. Rickie Fowler, 63.22%. 8. Stuart Appleby, 62.62%. 9. Tom Gillis, 62.28%. 10. Ben Crane, 62.00%.

All-Around Ranking

1. Tiger Woods, 186. 2. Justin Rose, 332. 3. Jordan Spieth, 358. 4. Brandt Snedeker, 363. 5. Chris Kirk, 373. 6. Charley Hoffman, 379. 7. Keegan Bradley, 384. 8. Phil Mickelson, 390. 9. Billy Horschel, 394. 10. Brendon de Jonge, 399.

State

KPGA Junior

At Oxmoor C.C., Louisville

17-18 boys—1. Jake Cornett, Cumberland, 75; 2. Aaron Owen, Marion, 77; t3. Dillon Biddle, Paris, 78; t3. Drew Blankenship, Scottsville, 78. 15-16—1. K.O. Taylor, Madisonville, 72; 2. Avery Edwards, Paducah, 73; 3. Chris Hughes, Frankfort, 77; 13-14—1. Cameron Dawson, Hodgenville, 71; 2. Will Molen, Frankfort, 74; 3. Mason Lenhart, Prospect, 75. Open—1. J. Ryan Harris, Elizabethtown, 78; 2. Jimmy Kev Clements, Prospect, 87.

16-18 girls—1. Sarah Son, Simpsonvillem 76; 2. Taylor Church, Henderson, 79; 3. Katelyn Sexton, Lexington, 81. Open—1. Rebecca Black, Elizabethtown, 80; 2. Leah Rose Judd, Greensburg, 85; 3. Brooke McGarry, Lexington, 89.

Local

Hole-In-One

At Lone Oak, Nicholasville

Sherry Wand aced the 150-yard 8th hole with a 3-wood. Witness: Brett Wand.

Larry Gilbert Foundation/First Tee Lexington

At Idle Hour C.C.

Contest boys—1. Will Sallee, Picadome G.C., 76; t2. David Stevens, Lakeside, 76; t2. Alex Money, Picadome G.C., 76; 4. Corey Rush, Woodford Hills C.C., 77; 5. Harrison Clarke, Champion Trace G.C., 78.

Contest girls—1. Kylie Lysack, Canewood G.C., 81; 2. Shelby Campbell, G.C. of the Bluegrass, 87; 3. Margaret Clifton, Idle Hour C.C., 89; 4. Madison Saladin, Lexington C.C., 89; 5. Caroline Browning, Winchester C.C., 93.

Two-Person Scramble

At Houston Oaks G.C., Paris

(x-won in a playoff)

1. x-Dan Wright-Joe Deraney 59, 2. David Blake-Travis Rodger 59, 3. Robby Ryan-Brian Jones 61, 4. Lee Gammon-Drew Zuckerman 62, 5. Will Bishop-Allison Hancock 63, t6. Danny Bishop-Barry Bishop, t6. Zach Treilobs-Oliver Treilobs, t8. Steve Paige-Tony Wise, t8. Bobby Rankin-Sawyer Crossfield, 10. Austin Rankin-Dillion Biddle 67.

women's central kentucky golf association

Match play at Winchester C.C.

Championship flight—Marsha Bordas def. Dee Dee Hays 1 up, 19th; Cynthia Powell def. Deedie Tucker 4 and 3; Kathy Martin def. Mary K. Woodrum 7-6.

First flight—Janet French def. Coleen Sydor 1 up, 19th; Chris Franklin def. Peggy Oliver 1 up; Shirley Allen def. Charlotte Nelson 2 up; Jean Vickers def. Brenda Wilson 5-3.Second flight—Sue Newell def. Freda Cundiff 2 and 1; Kay Smith def. Marcy Goff 3 and 1; Pam Nell def. Linda Campbell 7 and 5.

Third flight—Essie Brown def. Pat Litzinger 2 up; Nell Waller def. Lil Derringer 3 and 1; Pauline Benton def. Lou Brown 5 and 4.

Tuesday's second-round pairings

Second flight—8 a.m.: Cundiff vs. Goff. 8:16: Newell vs. Smith. 8:24: Nell vs. Linda Hood.

First flight—8:32 a.m.: Sydor vs. Oliver. 8:40: Nelson vs. Wilson. 8:48: French vs. Franklin. 8:56: Allen vs. Vickers.

Championship flight—9:04 a.m: Tucker vs. Woodrum. 9:12: Donna McNeil vs. Bordas. 9:20: Powell vs. Martin.

Third flight—9:28 a.m.: Derringer vs. L. Brown. 9:36: Jane Burton vs. E. Brown. 9:44: Waller vs. Benton.

Horse racing

Thoroughbreds

Monday's Saratoga Result

8th—$200,000, stk, 3YO up F&M, 6 f, clear.

Honorable Miss Handicap

4 (4) Dance to Bristol (X.Perez)

3.70 2.90 2.40

3 (3) Classic Point (A.Solis) 8.30 6.30

7 (7) Munnings Sister (C.Velasquez) 6.30

Off 4:52. Time 1:09.73. Fast. Also ran—Promise Me a Cat, Burban, Livi Makenzie, Glorious View. Pick 3 (11-4-4) paid $483.50. Daily Double (4-4) paid $49.20. Exacta (4-3) paid $27.80. Superfecta (4-3-7-2) paid $1,038.00. Trifecta (4-3-7) paid $148.00.

Tuesday's Fort Erie Entry

(Horses listed in post position order with saddle-cloth number)

8th—$500,000, Prince of Wales Stakes, 3-year-olds, restricted, 13/16 miles, 7:47

No. Horse Jockey Wt. Odds

1 Uncaptured M. Mena 126 9-5

2 Dynamic Sky J. Rosario 126 3-1

3 Spring in the Air G. Boulanger 121 4-1

4 Rackman J. McAleney 126 30-1

5 River Seven E. Da Silva 126 12-1

6 Jagger M S. Bridgmohan 126 6-1

7 Niigon's Glory S. Bahen 126 15-1

8 Power Phil L. Contreras 126 12-1

©2013 Equibase Co. LLC

NTRA Throughbred poll

The 2013 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, record, total points and previous rank (Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare, R-ridgling):

A-S St 1 2 3 Pts Prv

1. Wise Dan (31) 6-G 3 3-0-0 442 1

2. Game On Dude (13) 6-G 4 4-0-0 409 2

3. Fort Larned (1)5-H 3 1-0-0 330 3

4. Point Of Entry5-H 2 2-0-0 238 4

5. Royal Delta 5-M 4 2-1-0 184 5

6. Sahara Sky 5-H 4 3-1-0 149 6

7. Verrazano (1) 3-C 7 6-0-0 138 —

8. Palace Malice 3-C 7 2-2-1 128 —

9. Flat Out 7-H 5 2-0-1 99 7

10. Obviously 5-G 3 2-1-0 93 8

Others receiving votes: Princess Of Sylmar 67, Animal Kingdom 57, Graydar 55, Orb 28, Cross Traffic 25, Boisterous 15, Tiz Miz Sue 13, Kettle Corn 12, Marketing Mix 11, Paynter 8, Ron The Greek 6, Stephanie's Kitten 5, Suggestive Boy 5, Groupie Doll 3, Close Hatches 2, Delaunay 2, Forty Tales 2, Last Gunfighter 2, Joyful Victory 1, Mucho Macho Man 1.

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