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Scoreboard: Aug. 15

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BASEBALL

American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Acquired OF-INF Emilio Bonifacio from Toronto for cash or a player to be named. Transferred INF Miguel Tejada to the 60-day DL.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Recalled INF Andrew Romine from Salt Lake (PCL). Optioned LHP Nick Maronde to Arkansas (Texas).

TEXAS RANGERS—Acquired LHP Travis Blackley from Houston for cash considerations and assigned him to Round Rock (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Selected the contract of OF Kevin Pillar from Buffalo (IL). Recalled SS Munenori Kawasaki from Buffalo. Placed OF Colby Rasmus on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 12.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

INDIANA PACERS—Named Popeye Jones assistant coach.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Agreed to terms with F Elias Harris on a two-year contract.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES—Agreed to terms with C Nikola Pekovic on a five-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Named Brett Brown coach.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS—Signed F Al Harrington.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL—Susppended St. Louis LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Suspended San Francisco DL Demarcus Dobbs one regular-season game for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy.

BUFFALO BILLS—Waived/injured TE Mike Caussin. Signed LB Jamaal Westerman.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed CB Kennard Cox.

MIAMI DOLPHINS—Terminated the contract of K Dan Carpenter.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

EDMONTON OILERS—Named Bob Green director of amateur and free-agent scouting.

COLLEGE

AUBURN—Named Chris Hooshyar women's assistant tennis coach.

BROWN—Named Scott Cordischi director of football operations.

CORTLAND STATE—Announced the retirement of men's ice hockey coach Joe Baldarotta. Named Tom Cranfield men's ice hockey coach.

HOFSTRA—Named Michael Bedford women's assistant lacrosse coach.

MINNESOTA STATE (MANKATO)—Named Jay Bresnahan assistant athletic director for compliance and student services.

MINNESOTA STATE (MOORHEAD)—Named Darren Schneider track and field coach.

MONTANA TECH—Named DeAnn Craft women's basketball coach.

PURDUE—Named Brandon Brantley men's assistant basketball coach.

RADFORD—Named Alex Guerra assistant baseball coach.

SAINT ROSE—Named Abby Arceneaux softball coach.

SOUTH ALABAMA—Named Russ Willemsen men's assistant basketball coach.

Baseball

Minor League

South Atlantic League

Northern Division

W L Pct GB

West Virginia (Pirates) 33 18 .647 —

x-Hagerstown (Nationals) 32 20 .615 1½

Hickory (Rangers) 29 23 .558 4½

Greensboro (Marlins) 23 28 .451 10

Kannapolis (White Sox) 21 30 .412 12

Delmarva (Orioles) 20 32 .385 13½

Lakewood (Phillies) 20 32 .385 13½

Southern Division

W L Pct GB

Augusta (Giants) 31 20 .608 —

Lexington (Royals) 30 21 .588 1

x-Savannah (Mets) 25 23 .521 4½

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees) 25 26 .490 6

Rome (Braves) 25 27 .481 6½

Greenville (Red Sox) 23 26 .469 7

Asheville (Rockies) 20 31 .392 11

x-won first half

Wednesday's games

Rome 3, Savannah 2

Asheville 4, Hickory 3

Hagerstown 5, Delmarva 0

Kannapolis 10, Lakewood 2

Augusta 14, Greenville 1

West Virginia 10, Greensboro 1

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

Thursday's games

Lexington at Charleston, S.C., 5:05 p.m., 1st game

Savannah at Rome, 7 p.m.

Asheville at Hickory, 7 p.m.

Hagerstown at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.

Greenville at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.

Lakewood at Kannapolis, 7:05 p.m.

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

Lexington at Charleston, S.C., 7:35 p.m., 2nd game

Youth

Cal Ripken World Series

10-YEAR OLD

Pool play at Ocala, Fla.

Saturday, Aug. 10: South Lexington 18, Newtown, Conn. 1

Sunday, Aug. 11: South Lexington 17, Okeheeheelee, Fla. 4

Tuesday's game: South Lexington 9, Visalia, Calif. 7

Wednesday's game: West Raleigh, N.C. 10, South Lexington 0Single-elimination play

Thursday's games, 6 and 8 p.m.

MAJOR/60

Pool play at Hammond, Ind.

Friday, Aug. 9: South Lexington 11, Quincy, Mass. 1

Saturday, Aug. 10: South Lexington 17, El Dorado, Ark. 4

Sunday, Aug. 11: South Lexington 8, Oahu, Hawaii 1

Tuesday's game: South Lexington 12, Crown Point, Ind. 1

Single-elimination play

Thursday's game: South Lexington vs. Kingsbridge, N.Y., 6:30 p.m.

Football

NFL

Pre-Season

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 1 0 0 1.000 31 22

Buffalo 1 0 0 1.000 44 20

Miami 1 1 0 .500 47 27

N.Y. Jets 0 1 0 .000 17 26

South

Houston 1 0 0 1.000 27 13

Indianapolis 0 1 0 .000 20 44

Jacksonville 0 1 0 .000 3 27

Tennessee 0 1 0 .000 21 22

North

Baltimore 1 0 0 1.000 44 16

Cincinnati 1 0 0 1.000 34 10

Cleveland 1 0 0 1.000 27 19

Pittsburgh 0 1 0 .000 13 18

West

Denver 1 0 0 1.000 10 6

Oakland 1 0 0 1.000 19 17

Kansas City 0 1 0 .000 13 17

San Diego 0 1 0 .000 10 31

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Giants 1 0 0 1.000 18 13

Washington 1 0 0 1.000 22 21

Dallas 1 1 0 .500 41 39

Philadelphia 0 1 0 .000 22 31

South

Carolina 1 0 0 1.000 24 17

New Orleans 1 0 0 1.000 17 13

Atlanta 0 1 0 .000 10 34

Tampa Bay 0 1 0 .000 16 44

North

Detroit 1 0 0 1.000 26 17

Chicago 0 1 0 .000 17 24

Green Bay 0 1 0 .000 0 17

Minnesota 0 1 0 .000 13 27West

Arizona 1 0 0 1.000 17 0

Seattle 1 0 0 1.000 31 10

San Francisco 0 1 0 .000 6 10

St. Louis 0 1 0 .000 19 27

Pre-Season Schedule

(All times p.m.TV broadcast in parentheses)

WEEK TWO

Thursday's games

Atlanta at Baltimore, 7:30

Detroit at Cleveland, 7:30

Carolina at Philadelphia, 7:30

San Diego at Chicago, 8 (ESPN)

Friday's games

Minnesota at Buffalo, 7

Oakland at New Orleans, 8

San Francisco at Kansas City, 8

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

Saturday's games

Dallas at Arizona, 4:30 (NFL)

Tennessee at Cincinnati, 7

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

Green Bay at St. Louis, 8

Miami at Houston, 8

Denver at Seattle, 10

Sunday, Aug. 18

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

Monday, Aug. 19

Pittsburgh at Washington, 8 (ESPN)

WEEK THREE

Thursday, Aug. 22

New England at Detroit, 7:30

Carolina at Baltimore, 8 (ESPN)

Friday, Aug. 23

Seattle at Green Bay, 8 (CBS-27)

Chicago at Oakland, 10

Saturday, Aug. 24

Buffalo at Washington, 4:30 (NFL)

Cleveland at Indianapolis, 7

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

Kansas City at Pittsburgh, 7:30

Philadelphia at Jacksonville, 7:30

Tampa Bay at Miami, 7:30

Atlanta at Tennessee, 8

Cincinnati at Dallas, 8

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

San Diego at Arizona, 10

Sunday, Aug. 25

New Orleans at Houston, 4 (Fox-56)

Minnesota at San Francisco, 8 (NBC-18)

WEEK FOUR

Thursday, Aug. 29

Detroit at Buffalo, 7

Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 7

Philadelphia at N.Y. Jets, 7

Jacksonville at Atlanta, 7:30

New Orleans at Miami, 7:30

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

Pittsburgh at Carolina, 7:30

Washington at Tampa Bay, 7:30

Baltimore at St. Louis, 8

Cleveland at Chicago, 8

Green Bay at Kansas City, 8

Houston at Dallas, 8

Tennessee at Minnesota, 8

Arizona at Denver, 9

San Francisco at San Diego, 10

Oakland at Seattle, 10regular season

(All times p.m.National TV broadcast in parentheses)

FIRST WEEK

Thursday, Sept. 5

Baltimore at Denver, 8:30 (NBC-18)

Sunday, Sept. 8

Tennessee at Pittsburgh, 1

Atlanta at New Orleans, 1

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Jets, 1

Kansas City at Jacksonville, 1

Seattle at Carolina, 1

Cincinnati at Chicago, 1

Miami at Cleveland, 1

Minnesota at Detroit, 1

Oakland at Indianapolis, 1

Green Bay at San Francisco, 4:25

Arizona at St. Louis, 4:25

N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 8:30 (NBC-18)

Monday, Sept. 9

Philadelphia at Washington, 7:10 (ESPN)

Houston at San Diego, 10:20 (ESPN)

Golf

high school boys

Lafayette 200, Tates Creek 224

(Team scores reflect top five individual golfers)

TC—James Oram 38, Bryce Smith 43, Jackson Ingram 44, Jason Raider 46, Morgan Snow 53, x-Grayson Hill 53.

L—Will Sallee 37, Rob Bradley 39, Alex Money 39, Shawn Henken 45, Ryan Graham 40, x-Harrison Lane 46.

Records: Lafayette 1-0, Tates Creek 0-1.

Local

Hole-In-One

At Meadowbrook

Larry Hinderberger aced the 101-yard 3rd hole with a pitching wedge. Witness: Steve Reinhard.

Horse racing

Thoroughbreds

Thursday's Saratoga Entry

(Horses listed in post position

order with saddle-cloth number)

8th—$150,000, West Point Stakes, 3-year-olds and up, state bred, 11/16 miles (inner turf), 4:39

No. Horse Jockey Wt. Odds

1 Majestic Lite C. Borel 123 7-2

2 Stone Cold Wild G. Kuntzweiler 118 10-1

3 The Dream of Paul D. Davis 118 15-1

4 Mr. Oso W. Naupac 108 20-1

5 Road to the Ring J. Castanon 123 6-1

6 Dr. Hayaku J. McKee 118 5-1

7 No Bad Dreams F. De La Cruz 118 12-1

8 Montford Park V. Lebron 123 9-2

9 Mykindagold C. McMahon 123 12-1

10 Moby S M. Pedroza 123 12-1

11 Midway Bandit R. Mojica, Jr. 118 20-1

12 Glass Darkly R. Morales 118 6-1

13 ae-Astronomer M. Mena 118 3-1

©2013 Equibase Co. LLC

Tennis

Professional

Western & Southern Open

At The Lindner Family Tennis Center, Mason, Ohio

Surface: Hard-outdoor

MEN'S Singles

Second round

Andy Murray (2), Britain, def. Mikhail Youzhny, Russia, 6-2, 6-3.

Tommy Haas (11), Germany, def. Marcel Granollers, Spain, 6-4, 6-1.

Juan Martin Del Potro (7), Argentina, def. Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, 7-5, 7-5.

David Goffin, Belgium, def. Vasek Pospisil, Canada, 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (6).

John Isner, United States, def. Richard Gasquet (8), France, 7-6 (6), 6-2.

Feliciano Lopez, Spain, def. Jeremy Chardy, France, 6-4, 2-2 retired.

Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Juan Monaco, Argentina, 7-5, 6-2.

Milos Raonic (12), Canada, def. Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, 6-4, 7-6 (4).

Dmitry Tursunov, Russia, def. James Blake, United States, 6-4, 6-4.

Tomas Berdych (6), Czech Republic, def. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, 6-3, 6-2.

Women's singles

Second round

Sam Stosur (11), Australia, def. Jamie Hampton, United States, 6-3, 7-6 (3).

Sara Errani (6), Italy, def. Polona Hercog, Slovenia, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.

Roberta Vinci (12), Italy, def. Andrea Petkovic, Germany, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3.

Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Mona Barthel, Germany, def. Maria Kirilenko (16), Russia, 6-4, 6-4.

Angelique Kerber (9), Germany, def. Alisa Kleybanova, Russia, 7-6 (3), 6-2.

Petra Kvitova (7), Czech Republic, def. Marina Erakovic, New Zealand, 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-3.

Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, def. Alize Cornet, France, 3-6, 7-5, 7-5.

Elena Vesnina, Russia, def. Venus Williams, United States, 6-2, 5-7, 6-2.

Caroline Wozniacki (10), Denmark, def. Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-4, 6-3.

Agnieszka Radwanska (4), Poland, def. Varvara Lepchenko, United States, 6-4, 6-0.

Track And Field

International

World Championships

At Moscow

FINALS

50km walk — 1. Robert Heffernan, Ireland, 3:37:56. 2. Mikhail Ryzhov, Russia, 3:38:58. 3. Jared Tallent, Australia, 3:40:03. 4. Ihor Hlavan, Ukraine, 3:40:39. 5. Matej Toth, Slovakia, 3:41:07. 6. Grzegorz Sudol, Poland, 3:41:20. 7. Ivan Noskov, Russia, 3:41:36. 8. Lukasz Nowak, Poland, 3:43:38. Also: 46, John Nunn, United States, 4:34:55.

Odds

Glantz-Culver Line

NFL Pre-season

THURSDAY

Favorite Open Wed. Underdog

at Cleveland pk pk Detroit

at Baltimore 4½ 4½ Atlanta

at Philadelphia 3 3 Carolina

at Chicago 5½ 6 San Diego

Friday

at Buffalo 3 3½ Minnesota

at New England 3½ 3½ Tampa Bay

at New Orleans 6½ 6½ Oakland

at Kansas City 1½ 1½ San Francisco

Saturday

at Arizona 2½ 3 Dallas

at Cincinnati 2½ 3 Tennessee

at N.Y. Jets 1½ 2½ Jacksonville

at Houston 2½ 3 Miami

at St. Louis 3½ 4 Green Bay

at Seattle 3½ 4 Denver

Sunday

at N.Y. Giants 2½ 1 Indianapolis

Monday

at Washington 1 1 Pittsburgh

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