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Scoreboard: Aug. 8



American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Placed LHP Matt Thornton on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 5. Recalled RHO Pedro Beato from Pawtucket (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Signed INF-OF Ryan Raburn to a two-year contract.

DETROIT TIGERS—Released RHP Jose Valverde.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Optioned LHP Will Smith to Omaha (PCL). Recalled LHP Danny Duffy from Omaha.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Activated RHP Jonathan Broxton from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Pedro Villareal to Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES—Placed OF Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 5. Recalled LHP Jeff Francis from Colorado Springs (PCL).


National Basketball Association


MIAMI HEAT—Signed C Greg Oden.


National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS—Signed DB Mark LeGree.

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Waived/injured DT Larry Black.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Claimed WR Charly Martin off waivers from San Francisco.

NEW YORK GIANTS—Announced the retirement of S Deon Grant.

NEW YORK JETS—Waived/injured WR Vidal Hazelton. Placed WR Marcus Davis on injured reserve.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Terminated the contract of WR Early Doucet.


National Hockey League

NHL—Announced the retirement of senior vice president and director of officiating Terry Gregson. Named Stephen Walkom senior vice president and director of officiating.

OTTAWA SENATORS—Re-signed F Stephane Da Costa to a one-year contract.


MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE—Named Mike Waller senior associate commissioner-chief financial officer.

BERRY—Named Brittany Graham women's assistant basketball coach.

COLORADO—Promoted women's assistant basketball coach Jonas Chatterton to women's associate basketball coach.

FLORIDA STATE—Named Stan Wilcox athletic director.

HOFSTRA—Named Dino Mattessich deputy director of athletics.

IONA—Announced men's senior basketball G Mike Poole received an NCAA legislative relief waiver and will be able to compete in 2013-14.

OLD DOMINION—Signed women's basketball coach Karen Barefoot to a five-year contract through the 2017-18 season.

PITTSBURGH—Announced junior LB Todd Thomas is leaving the football program.

WAGNER—Named Patrick O'Connor defensive backs coach.


Minor League

South Atlantic League

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

West Virginia (Pirates) 29 16 .644 —

x-Hagerstown (Nationals) 28 18 .609 1½

Hickory (Rangers) 26 19 .578 3

Greensboro (Marlins) 19 25 .432 9½

Lakewood (Phillies) 19 27 .413 10½

Kannapolis (White Sox) 18 27 .400 11

Delmarva (Orioles) 17 29 .370 12½

Southern Division

W L Pct. GB

Lexington (Royals) 28 18 .609 —

Augusta (Giants) 27 18 .600 ½

x-Savannah (Mets) 23 18 .561 2½

Charleston (Yankees) 22 23 .489 5½

Greenville (Red Sox) 21 22 .488 5½

Rome (Braves) 20 26 .435 8

Asheville (Rockies) 17 28 .378 10½

x-won first half

Wednesday's games

Lexington 6, Asheville 5

Augusta 7, Rome 6

Greensboro at Hickory (n)

Lakewood 6, Hagerstown 1

Delmarva 7, West Virginia 1

Kannapolis at Greenville, ccd., rain

Charleston, S.C. at Savannah (n)

Thursday's games

Augusta at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

Hagerstown at Lexington, 7:05 p.m.

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

Delmarva at Kannapolis, 7:05 p.m.

Greenville at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

Hickory at Savannah, 7:05 p.m.

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

Asheville 000 030 011—5 8 2

Lexington 000 201 21x—6 9 1

Oakes, Mejias (7), Hart (8) and Briceno; Stumpf, Allen (8), Peterson (8) and Shin. W—Stumpf (10-7). L—Mejias (4-5). H—Allen (3). S—Peterson (15). 2B—A: Ciriaco (17), White (13), Herrera (33). L: Threlkeld 2 (19), Torres (1). 3B—L: Mondesi (7). HR—L: Shin (2).Golf


U.S. Women's Amateur

At Charleston, S.C.

6,488-yd., par-71

Country Club of Charleston


(Match play; listed in bracket order)

Yumi Matsubara (Japan) def. Bianca Maria Fabrizio (Italy), 4 and 3; Lauren Diaz-Yi (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) def. Desiree Dubreuil (Santa Ana, Calif.), 4 and 3; Lori Beth Adams (Burlington, N.C.) def. Clariss Guce (Philippines), 2 up; Kendall Prince (Lake Oswego, Ore.) def. Casey Danielson (Osceola, Wisc.), 20 holes.

Kacie Komoto (Honolulu, Hawaii) def. Brooke Mackenzie Henderson (Canada), 4 and 3; Doris Chen (Chinese Taipei) def. Erynne Lee (Silverdale, Wash.), 1 up; Kotone Hori (Japan) def. Kelly Grassel (Chesterton, Ind.), 3 and 2; Minjee Lee (Australia) def. Elizabeth Nagel (Dewitt, Mich.), 6 and 4.

Yueer Cindy Feng (Orlando, Fla.) def. Saki Iida (Gilbert, Ariz.), 5 and 4; Emily Collins (Colleyville, Texas) def. Ember Schuldt (Sterling, Ill.), 2 and 1; Nicole Morales (South Salem, N.Y.) def. Liv Cheng (New Zealand), 2 and 1; Casie Cathrea (Livermore, Calif.) def. Sophia Popov (Germany) 3 and 2.

Brittany Fan (Pearl City, Hawaii) def. Minica Petchakan (Encino, Calif.), 3 and 2; Annie Park (Levittown, N.Y.) def. Lauren Stephenson (Lexington, S.C.), 4 and 3; Kelly Shon (Port Washington, N.Y.) def. Gabriela Lopez (Mexico), 1 up; Meghan Stasi (Oakland Park, Fla.) def. Carolin Pinegger (Austria), 2 and 1.

Laura Wearn (Charlotte, N.C.) def. Allisen Corpuz (Honolulu, Hawaii), 3 and 2; Katelyn Sepmoree (Tyler, Texas) def. Kyung Kim (Chandler, Ariz.), 2 and 1; Caroline Inglis (Eugene, Ore.) def. Elizabeth Wang (San Marino, Calif.), 2 and 1; Aurora Kan (Boothwyn, Pa.) def. Gabriella Then (Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.), 7 and 5.

Alison Lee (Valencia, Calif.) def. Dawn Woodard (Greer, S.C.), 3 and 1; Katelyn Dambaugh (Goose Creek, S.C.) def. Mariel Galdiano (Pearl City, Hawaii), 2 up; Alexandra Harkins (Crystal Lake, Ill.) def. Princess Superal (Philippines), 3 and 2; Leona Maquire (Republic of Ireland) def. Stephanie Meadow (Northern Ireland), 3 and 2.

Emma Talley (Princeton) def. Lydia Choi (Beverly Hills, Calif.) 3 and 1; Tatiana Wijaya (Indonesia) def. Christine Meier (Rochester Hills, Mich.), 1 up; Maria Fassi (Mexico) def. Cyna Marie Rodriguez (Philippines) 3 and 2; Ally McDonald (Fulton, Miss.) def. Allyssa Ferrell (Edgerton, Wisc.), 2 and 1.

Emily Tubert (Burbank, Calif.) def. Ashlan Ramsey (Milledgeville, Ga.), 2 and 1; Cammie Gray (Northport, Ala.) def. Simin Feng (China), 4 and 3; Su-Hyun Oh (Australia) def. Jessie Gerry (Madison, Wis.), 5 and 3; Grace Na (Oakland, Calif.) def. Megan Khang (Rockland, Mass.), 19 holes.

big "i" national championship

Third round

Boys' division at Pinehurst, N.C.

7,144-yard, par-72 Dogwood Course at C.C. of North Carolina

1. Sam Stevens (Wichita, Kan.) 68-72-71—211; 2. Keenan Huskey (Greenville, S.C.) 69-72-72—213; 3. James Clark (Columbus, Ga.) 73-71-71—215; 4. Sean Yu (Beaumont, Calif.) 77-66-73—216; t5. Skye Inakoshi (Honolulu, Hawaii) 75-72-71—218; t5. Matthew Mahle (Lexington) 71-72-75—218; t7. Jeffrey Swegle (West Des Moines, Iowa) 75-74-70—219; t7. Stephen Franken (Raleigh, N.C.) 73-71-75—219; t9. Rhett Rasmussen (Draper, Utah) 72-79-69—220; t9. Matt Loiacano (Jonesboro, Ark.) 79-69-72—220; t9. Patrick Stephenson (Four Oaks, N.C.) 73-75-72—220; t9. Brendon Doyle (Louisville) 73-74-73—220; t9. Josh Gliege (Eagle, Idaho) 72-74-74—220.

Missed Tuesday's cut—Chandler Morgan, Lexington, 76-82—158.

Girls' division at Pinehurst, N.C.

6,145-yard, par-72 Dogwood Course at C.C. of North Carolina

1. Jessica Porvasnik (Hinckley, Ohio) 71-70-72—213; 2. Emilia Migliaccio (Cary, N.C.) 74-69-73—216; 3. Bailey Tardy (Norcross, Ga.) 71-69-79—219; 4. Katharine Patrick (West University Place, Texas) 75-72-73—220; t5. Kathleen Gallagher (Greenwood, Miss.) 77-72-72—221; t5. Erica Herr (New Hope, Pa.) 76-70-75—221; t7. Jillian Hollis (Rocky River, Ohio) 77-74—72—223; t7. Alice Chen (Princeton, N.J.) 73-76-74—223; 9. Isabella DiLisio (Hatfield, Pa.) 75-72-77—224; t10. Bryana Nguyen (Maryland) 74-80-73—227; t10. Baylee Barckley (Canyon Lake, Calif.) 75-77-75—227.Kentuckians—t26. Madison Thomas (Shelbyville) 85-73-78—236. Missed Tuesday's cut—Ayla Rhinesmith (Georgetown) 83-82—165.


Kentucky Open

The Club at Olde Stone, Bowling Green


Rick Cochran III, Paducah 68-66—134

Jared Wolfe, Louisville 67-71—138

a-Justin Perry, Bowling Green 71-68—139

a-Kyle Wilshire, Georgetown 69-71—140

a-Fred Allen Meyer, Nicholasville71-69—140

Grover Justice, Lexington 71-69—140

Hunter Ford, Paducah 71-70—141

Lee Chaney, Morehead 69-72—141

Jesse Massie, Louisville 68-73—141

Keith Ohr, Louisville 70-71—141

Patrick Newcomb, Benton 72-69—141

142—Willis Ring, Whitesburg

143—Kris Maffet, Elizabethtown.

144—a-Trey Shirley, Edmonton; Kevin Childers, Bowling Green; Adam Gary, Bowling Green; a-Cody Martin, Fort Mitchell; a-Stephen Stallings Jr., Louisville

145—a-Clay Hinton, Elizabethtown; a-Will Bishop, Lexington

146—a-Akash Mirchandani, Prospect; Robert Damron, Pikeville; Aaron Watkins, Loyall

147—a-Ben Simpson, Lexington; a-Drake Duncan, Bowling Green; John Bachman, Louisville; Jordan Blann, Bowling Green; Brian Eaton, Fountain Run; Jeffrey Gumm Jr., Louisville; a-J.B. Williams, Danville; a-Preston French, Lexington; a-Denver Haddix, Lexington

148—Seth Blann, Bowling Green; a-Joshua Rhodes, Paducah.

149—Michael Odenthal, Bowling Green; a-Dayton Jones, Hopkinsville; a-Robert Crockett II, Louisville; Michael Craft, Fisherville

150—a-Chris Gilles, Lexington; a-Tyler Sharpe, Greensburg

151—Patrick Williams, Richmond; a-Taylor Riggs, LaGrange; a-David Snyder, Somerset; a-Bryan Ratterman, Louisville; Mitchell Moore, Hopkinsville; a-Matt Epperson, Lexington; Logan Watts, New Albany; a-Michael Tooley, Roundhill

152—Tyler Mitchell, Cadiz; a-Randy Osborne, Booneville; Michael McDade, Shepherdsville; Alex Wright, Lexington; Robert Costello, Simpsonville; Austin Meyer, Louisville; a-Garrett Hinton, Elizabethtown; Trey Bowling, Manchester; a-Tom Campbell, Danville; a-Taylor Thompson, Anchorage; a-Will Beard, Bowling Green; a-Kevin Heitz, Louisville

153—a-Joshua Gregorich, London; Blake Watts, Louisville; a-Davis Boland, Louisville; a-Jason Fryia, Burlington; Nicklaus Newcomb, Murray; a-Kyle Leach, Louisville; John Mullendore, Bowling Green; a-Jared Gosser, Russell Springs; David Plumb, Bowling Green; a-Sammy F. Thompson, Paducah; Adam Columbia, Louisville; a-Joseph Aquirre, Navarre

Ky. Junior Golf Foundation:Kentucky Cup

At Lexington

6,596-yard, par-71 Wildcat Course at University Club of Kentucky


(Top four advance to match play)

Ryle 151-151—303 +19

St. Xavier 153-153—306 +22

Louisville Christian 155-156—311 +27

Lexington Christian I 158-156—314 +30

Lexington Catholic Blue150-169—319 +35

Corbin 165-154—319 +35

Woodford Co. 166-154—320 +36

Henry Clay 160-162—322 +38

Paul Dunbar 166-160—326 +42

Lafayette 171-157—328 +44

Covington Catholic 164-166—330 +46

Lexington Christian II 169-169—338 +54

Butler 177-173—350 +66

Lexington Catholic White178-177—355 +71

West Jessamine 181-180—361 +77

Oldham Co. 179-188—367 +83

Top individuals

Connor Maquet, Corbin 35-33—68 -3

Austin Squires, Ryle 36-37—73 +2

Chase Wathen, Butler 37-36—73 +2

Paxton Duff, St. Xavier 36-38—74 +3

Logan Gamm, Ryle 39-36—75 +4

Zach Adams, Ryle 38-37—75 +4

Will Sallee, Lafayette 41-34—75 +4

Jonathan Embry, Lou. Christian36-39—75 +4

Paul Mitchell, Lex. Catholic35-40—75 +4


Sister Cities Million-Dollarhole-In-One Contest

At Lakeside

Closest to hole—Todd Roberts 21/2 inches.


College Women

Preseason OVC Poll

The predicted order of finish for the 2013 season as selected by the league's head coaches and sports information directors. First-place votes in parentheses:

1.Tenn.-Martin (18) 198

2.Austin Peay (4) 177

3.SE Missouri 148

4. Eastern Ky. 137

5.SIU-Edwardsville 133

6.Belmont 119

7.Jacksonville St. 84

8. Morehead St. 71

9.Eastern Ill. 60

10.Tenn. Tech 44

11. Murray St. 35


Glantz-Culver Line

NFL Preseason


Favorite Open Wed. Underdog

at Tampa Bay 2½ 3 Baltimore

at Tennessee 2½ 2½ Washington

at Cleveland 3 4 St. Louis

at Atlanta 4 3 Cincinnati

at San Francisco 3½ 3 Denver

Seattle pk 2 at San Diego


Miami 1½ 1 at Jacksonville

at Detroit 4 3½ N.Y. Jets

at Philadelphia 3 4 New England

at Green Bay 6 3½ Arizona

at Carolina 2½ 2½ Chicago

at New Orleans 3½ 3 Kansas City

at Minnesota 1½ 1 Houston

Dallas pk 1½ at Oakland


at Pittsburgh 3 2½ N.Y. Giants