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Scoreboard: Aug. 20

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BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Sent 3B Wilson Betemit to Frederick (Carolina) for a rehab assignment. Recalled DH Danny Valencia from Norfolk (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS—Acquired 1B Japhet Amador and OF Leonardo Heras from Diablos Rojos del Mexico (Mexican) for cash considerations. Called up LHP Wade LeBlanc from Oklahoma City (PCL). Optioned OF Marc Krauss to Oklahoma City.

MINNESOTA TWINS—Optioned RHP Kyle Gibson to Rochester (IL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Activated OF Desmond Jennings from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Brandon Gomes to Durham (IL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Reinstated SS Munenori Kawasaki from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Thad Weber to Buffalo (IL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Activated OF Brian Bogusevic from the 15-day DL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Reinstated RHP Brian Wilson from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF-1B Scott Van Slyke to Albuquerque (PCL).

MIAMI MARLINS—Placed 3B Placido Polanco on the seven-day DL. Selected the contract of INF Gil Velazquez from New Orleans (PCL). Transferred OF Marcell Ozuna to the 60-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Sent RHP James McDonald to the GCL Pirates for a rehab assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Recalled RHP Brad Boxberger from Tucson (PCL). Designated RHP Sean O'Sullivan for assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Acquired OF David DeJesus from the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named. Released OF Roger Bernardina.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS—Signed F Anthony Tolliver.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Released P Will Batson, C Kyle Quinn and G-C Scott Wedige.

BALTIMORE RAVENS—Released CB Chris Johnson.

BUFFALO BILLS—Released PK Rian Lindell.

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Acquired G-C John Moffitt from Seattle for DL Brian Sanford.

DALLAS COWBOYS—Waived/injured LB Alex Albright, DT Travis Chappelear and DE Toby Jackson.

DETROIT LIONS—Waived LB Cory Greenwood.

HOUSTON TEXANS—Activated WR DeVier Posey from the active/PUP list.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Placed RB Dan Moore on the waived-injured list.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Released WR Mohamed Massaquoi and G-C Jason Spitz.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Traded WR Jon Baldwin to San Francisco for WR A.J. Jenkins.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Released CB Jacob Lacey.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Reached an injury settlement with TE Brandon Ford. Released LB A.J. Edds, OL R.J. Mattes and DL Scott Vallone.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Terminated the contracts of QB Seneca Wallace, WR Steve Breaston and WR Patrick Crayton. Placed DE Kenyon Coleman on injured reserve. Waived DB A.J. Davis, WR Jarred Fayson, G Ricky Henry, LB Chase Thomas and DB Dion Turner.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS—Placed WR Danario Alexander on the waived-injured list.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Traded G John Moffitt to Cleveland for DL Brian Sanford. Released K Carson Wiggs. Signed DT Dewayne Cherrington.

TENNESSEE TITANS—Activated TE Delanie Walker from the PUP list.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

MONTREAL CANADIENS—Signed G Dustin Tokarski to a one-year, two-way contract.

COLLEGE

WAKE FOREST—Dismissed S Duran Lowe from the football team, for violating an undisclosed university policy.

Baseball

minor league

south atlantic league

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

West Virginia (Pirates) 35 20 .636 —

x-Hagerstown (Nationals) 36 21 .632 —

Hickory (Rangers) 31 25 .554 4½

Kannapolis (White Sox) 25 30 .455 10

Greensboro (Marlins) 24 31 .436 11

Lakewood (Phillies) 22 34 .393 13½

Delmarva (Orioles) 21 35 .375 14½ Southern Division

W L Pct. GB

Augusta (Giants) 33 22 .600 —

Lexington (Royals) 32 25 .561 2

x-Savannah (Mets) 27 25 .519 4½

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees) 28 28 .500 5½

Rome (Braves) 28 28 .500 5½

Greenville (Red Sox) 25 29 .463 7½

Asheville (Rockies) 21 35 .375 12½

x-won first half

Monday's games

Lexington 5, Greenville 1

Asheville 4, Hagerstown 2, 1st game

Lakewood 7, Delmarva 4, 1st game

Savannah 3, Augusta 2, 1st game

Hagerstown 4, Asheville 0, 2nd game

Kannapolis at Greensboro (n)

Charleston, S.C. at Rome (n)

Hickory at West Virginia (n)

Lakewood at Delmarva (n), 2nd game

Savannah at Augusta (n), 2nd game

Tuesday's games

Delmarva at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

Hickory at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

West Virginia at Charleston, S.C., 7:05 p.m.

Augusta at Lexington, 7:05 p.m.

Hagerstown at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.

Savannah at Kannapolis, 7:05 p.m.

Rome at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Augusta at Lexington, 12:05 p.m.

Delmarva at Greensboro, 12:30 p.m.

Hickory at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

West Virginia at Charleston, S.C., 7:05 p.m.

Hagerstown at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.

Savannah at Kannapolis, 7:05 p.m.

Rome at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

Lexington 000 021 020—5 6 0

Greenville 000 100 000—1 6 1

Almonte, Nina (6), Sneed (7), Walter (9) and Gallagher; Johnson, McGeary (7), Rivera (9) and Hernandez. W—Almonte (5-8). L—Johnson (1-6). 2B—L: Dozier 2, Threlkeld; G: Briscoe.

Football

nfl

pre-season standings

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Buffalo 2 0 0 1.000 64 36

New England 2 0 0 1.000 56 43

N.Y. Jets 1 1 0 .500 54 39

Miami 1 2 0 .333 64 51

South

Houston 2 0 0 1.000 51 30

Indianapolis 1 1 0 .500 40 56

Jacksonville 0 2 0 .000 16 64

Tennessee 0 2 0 .000 40 49

North

Baltimore 2 0 0 1.000 71 39

Cincinnati 2 0 0 1.000 61 29

Cleveland 2 0 0 1.000 51 25

Pittsburgh 0 2 0 .000 27 42

West

Denver 1 1 0 .500 20 46

Oakland 1 1 0 .500 39 45

Kansas City 0 2 0 .000 26 32

San Diego 0 2 0 .000 38 64

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Washington 2 0 0 1.000 46 34

N.Y. Giants 1 1 0 .500 30 33

Philadelphia 1 1 0 .500 36 40

Dallas 1 2 0 .333 48 51

South

New Orleans 2 0 0 1.000 45 33

Carolina 1 1 0 .500 33 31

Atlanta 0 2 0 .000 33 61

Tampa Bay 0 2 0 .000 37 69

North

Chicago 1 1 0 .500 50 52

Detroit 1 1 0 .500 32 41

Green Bay 1 1 0 .500 19 24

Minnesota 0 2 0 .000 29 47

West

Arizona 2 0 0 1.000 29 7

Seattle 2 0 0 1.000 71 20

San Francisco 1 1 0 .500 21 23

St. Louis 0 2 0 .000 26 46

Thursday, Aug. 15

Cleveland 24, Detroit 6

Baltimore 27, Atlanta 23

Philadelphia 14, Carolina 9

Chicago 33, San Diego 28

Friday, Aug. 16

Buffalo 20, Minnesota 16

New Orleans 28, Oakland 20

San Francisco 15, Kansas City 13

New England 25, Tampa Bay 21

Saturday's games

Arizona 12, Dallas 7

Cincinnati 27, Tennessee 19

N.Y. Jets 37, Jacksonville 13

Green Bay 19, St. Louis 7

Houston 24, Miami 17

Seattle 40, Denver 10

Sunday's game

Indianapolis 20, N.Y. Giants 12

Monday's game

Washington 24, Pittsburgh 13

WEEK THREE

Thursday's games

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

Carolina at Baltimore, 8 p.m.

Friday's games

Seattle at Green Bay, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Oakland, 10 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 24

Buffalo at Washington, 4:30 p.m.

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.

St. Louis at Denver, 8 p.m.

Cincinnati at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Atlanta at Tennessee, 8 p.m.

San Diego at Arizona, 10 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 25

New Orleans at Houston, 4 p.m.

Minnesota at San Francisco, 8 p.m.

regular season

FIRST WEEK

Thursday, Sept. 5

Baltimore at Denver, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Tennessee at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

Atlanta at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

Kansas City at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.

Seattle at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Cincinnati at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Miami at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m.

Oakland at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

Green Bay at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.

Arizona at St. Louis, 4:25 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 9

Philadelphia at Washington, 7:10 p.m.

Houston at San Diego, 10:20 p.m.

college

fbs schedule

(All times p.m.)

Thursday, Aug. 29

SEC—North Carolina at No. 6 South Carolina, 6; Mississippi at Vanderbilt, 9:15

TOP 25No. 24 Southern Cal at Hawaii, 11

NATION—Liberty at Kent St., 6; Presbyterian at Wake Forest, 6:30; Indiana St. at Indiana, 7; UNLV at Minnesota, 7; Tulsa at Bowling Green, 7; Illinois St. at Ball St., 7; Akron at Central Florida, 7; Southern Utah at South Alabama, 7:30; Towson at Connecticut, 7:30; Western Carolina at Middle Tenn., 7:30; Utah St. at Utah, 8; Jackson St. at Tulane, 8; Sacramento St. at San Jose St., 10; Rutgers at Fresno St., 10:30

FRIDAY, AUG. 30

NATION—Morgan St. at Army, 7; Samford at Georgia St., 7; Western Michigan at Michigan St., 8; Florida Atlantic at Miami, 8; Texas Tech at SMU, 8:30; Southern at Houston, 8:30; North Dakota St. at Kansas St., 8:30; Northern Arizona at Arizona, 10

SATURDAY, AUG. 31

SEC—Rice at No. 7 Texas A&M, 1; Toledo at No. 10 Florida, 12:21; Mississippi St. vs. No. 13 Oklahoma St. at Houston, 3:30; La.-Lafayette at Arkansas, 4; No. 1 Alabama vs. Virginia Tech at Blacksburg, 5:30; Austin Peay at Tennessee, 6; Washington St. at Auburn, 7; Kentucky vs. Western Ky. at Nashville, 7; Murray St. at Missouri, 7; No. 5 Georgia at No. 8 Clemson, 8; No. 12 Louisiana St. vs. No. 20 TCU at Arlington, 9

TOP 25—Buffalo at No. 2 Ohio St., noon; Nicholls St. at No. 3 Oregon, 4; Temple at No. 14 Notre Dame, 3:30; New Mexico St. at No. 15 Texas, 8; La.-Monroe at No. 16 Oklahoma, 7; Central Michigan at No. 17 Michigan, 3:30; Wyoming at No. 18 Nebraska, 8; No. 19 Boise St. at Washington, 10; Nevada at No. 21 UCLA, 10; No. 22 Northwestern at California, 10:30; Massachusetts at No. 23 Wisconsin, noon; E. Washington at No. 25 Oregon St., 6

NATION—Elon at Georgia Tech, noon; Villanova at Boston College, noon; William & Mary at West Virginia, noon; Southern Illinois at Illinois, noon; Purdue at Cincinnati, noon; Fla. International at Maryland, 12:30; Louisiana Tech at N.C. State, 12:30; Colgate at Air Force, 3; Penn St. vs. Syracuse at East Rutherford, N.J., 3:30; BYU at Virginia, 3:30; Northern Illinois at Iowa, 3:30; NC Central at Duke, 4; Howard at E. Michigan, 6; McNeese St. at South Florida, 7; Old Dominion at E.Carolina, 7; Idaho at North Texas, 7; Miami (Ohio) at Marshall, 7; Ark.-Pine Bluff at Arkansas St., 7; Texas St. at Southern Miss, 7; UAB at Troy, 7; Wofford at Baylor, 7:30; E.Illinois at San Diego St., 8; Northern Iowa at Iowa St., 8; UTSA at New Mexico, 8

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

TOP 25—Ohio at No. 9 Louisville, 3:30

NATION—Colorado vs. Colorado St. at Denver, 6

MONDAY, SEPT. 2

TOP 25No. 11 Florida St. at Pittsburgh, 8

Golf

local

hole-in-one

At Meadowbrook G.C.

Nancy Northcutt aced the 96-yard 17th hole with a 3-hybrid. Witnesses: Stephen Reinhard, Evie McDonner.Volleyball

high school

At Oldham Co.

Oldham Co. def. Lexington Catholic 25-23, 25-20, 25-13.

Records—Oldham Co. 1-0, Lexington Catholic 0-1.

Horse racing

thoroughbreds

ntra poll

The 2013 Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) covering racing performances through Aug. 18. 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 Pvs

1. Wise Dan (35) 6-G 4-4-0-0 445 1

2. Game On Dude (10) 6-G 4-4-0-0 411 2

3. Cross Traffic 4-C 5-3-2-0 273 3

4. Royal Delta 5-M 4-2-1-0 231 4

5. Point Of Entry 5-H 2-2-0-0 186 5

6. Verrazano (1) 3-C 7-6-0-0 173 6

7. Palace Malice 3-C 7-2-2-1 167 7

8. Princess Of Sylmar 3-F 6-5-1-0 149 —

9. Sahara Sky 5-H 4-3-1-0 104 8

10. Fort Larned 5-H 4-1-0-0 79 9

Others receiving votes: Obviously 65, Orb 53, Big Blue Kitten 42, Flat Out 36, Graydar 30, Animal Kingdom 21, Paynter 10, Successful Dan 10, Real Solution 9, Departing 7, Kettle Corn 7, Tiz Miz Sue 6, Ron The Greek 5, Mucho Macho Man 4, Admiral Kitten 1, Cigar Street 1, Dank 1, Last Gunfighter 1, Reneesgotzip 1, Suggestive Boy 1, Tiz Flirtatious 1.

Soccer

high school girls

At Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart 1, Lexington Catholic 0

Goal—Buse.

GoalkeepersSH: Stodghill; LC: Youkilis.

Records—Sacred Heart 1-0, LexCath 0-1.

Fayette Co. Spectacular

At Tates Creek

Henry Clay 3, Bethlehem 0

Goals—Fish, Whalen, Elsen.

Goals—HC: Barfield; B: Ulrich.

Records—Henry Clay 1-0, Bethlehem 0-1.

Tates Creek 6, Madison Southern 0

Goals—Eubanks 2, Tussey 2, Lankster, Poynter.

GoalkeepersTC: Hein; MS: Murphy.

Records—Tates Creek 1-0, Madison Southern 0-1.

Odds

glantz-culver line

NFL Pre-season

Thursday

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

at Detroit 1½ 1 New England

at Baltimore 3 3 Carolina

Friday

Seattle 3 2½ at Green Bay

Chicago 3½ 3 at Oakland

Saturday

at Washington 3½ 3½ Buffalo

at N.Y. Giants 2½ 2½ N.Y. Jets

at Indianapolis 2½ 3 Cleveland

at Miami 2½ 3 Tampa Bay

at Pittsburgh 3 3 Kansas City

Philadelphia 3 3½ at Jacksonville

at Tennessee 2½ 3 Atlanta

at Denver 7 6½ St. Louis

at Dallas 2 3 Cincinnati

at Arizona 4 4 San Diego

Sunday

at Houston 2½ 3 New Orleans

at San Francisco 4½ 4½ Minnesota

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