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Scoreboard: Aug. 13



COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE—Suspended Tampa Bay OF Joshua Sale (Charlotte-FSL) 50 games after a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Optioned LHP Edwin Escobar to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Anthony Ranaudo from Pawtucket.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Reinstated RHP Matt Lindstrom from the 15-day DL. Agreed to terms with OF C.J. Beatty on a minor league contract.

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Sent OF Michael Bourn to Columbus (IL) for a rehab assignment.

DETROIT TIGERS—Optioned LHP Pat McCoy and RHP Justin Miller to Toledo (IL). Released LHP Casey Crosby. Recalled LHPs Blaine Hardy and Robbie Ray from Toledo. Selected the contract of RHP Kevin Whelan from Toledo. Agreed to terms with RHP Shawn Hill on a minor league contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Sent OF Alex Presley to Tri-City (NYP) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Agreed to terms with LHP Danny Miranda on a minor league contract.

MINNESOTA TWINS—Traded OF Josh Willingham to Kansas City for RHP Jason Adam.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Sent 1B Edwin Encarnacion to Buffalo (IL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Designated OF Ryan LaMarre for assignment.

COLORADO ROCKIES—Sent OF Michael Cuddyer to Tulsa (TL) for a rehab assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Josh Roenicke on a minor league contract.

NEW YORK METS—Placed RHP Jacob deGrom on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled RHP Rafael Montero from Las Vegas (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Assigned RHP Sean O'Sullivan outright to Lehigh Valley (IL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Optioned RHP Casey Sadler to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RHP Brandon Cumpton from Indianapolis.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Placed SS Everth Cabrera on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 10. Recalled OF Jake Goebbert from El Paso (PCL).


National Basketball Association

NBA—Suspended Phoenix F P.J. Tucker three games after pleading guilty to driving while under the extreme influence. Announced the resignation of vice president of events Ski Austin, effective Oct. 3.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS—Announced the sale of the club to Steve Ballmer.


National Football League

NFL—Suspended Dallas CB Orlando Scandrick four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Released QB Tyler Thigpen and TE Kyle Auffray. Signed QB Rex Grossman.

DALLAS COWBOYS—Placed RB Ben Malena on injured reserve. Released P Cody Mandell.

DETROIT LIONS—Released WR Quintin Payton. Claimed WR Conner Vernon off waivers from Cincinnati.

HOUSTON TEXANS—Released RBs Andre Brown, Tim Cornett and Dennis Johnson. Signed RBs Ronnie Brown and William Powell. Activated NT Louis Nix III from the PUP list.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Released OT Eric Pike. Placed OB Daniel Adongo and Jeris Pendleton on injured reserve.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Placed LB Dezman Moses on injured reserve and DB Steve Gregory on the reserve-retired list. Signed DB Jonathon Amaya.

MIAMI DOLPHINS—Placed QB Pat Devlin on the waived-injured list. Released QB Brock Jensen. Signed QB Brady Quinn and RB Cameron Marshall.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Placed TE Richard Quinn on the reserve-retired list.

NEW YORK JETS—Released LB Tim Fugger. Signed DB LeQuan Lewis.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Placed DB Jansen Watson on the exempt-left squad list.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Released RB Jawan Jamison.

ST. LOUIS RAMS—Placed TE Mason Brodine on the waived-injured list. Signed TE Brad Smelley.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS—Placed LB Alvin Scioneaux on injured reserve.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Placed WR Chuck Jacobs on injured reserve. Activated NT Ian Williams from the PUP list.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Placed LB Mike Taylor on injured reserve.



minor league

south atlantic league

NOrthern Division

W L Pct. GB

Hagerstown (Nationals) 33 18 .647 —

x-Greensboro (Marlins) 32 20 .615 1½

Hickory (Rangers) 29 22 .569 4

Kannapolis (White Sox) 26 26 .500 7½

West Virginia (Pirates) 24 27 .471 9

Delmarva (Orioles) 22 29 .431 11

Lakewood (Phillies) 19 33 .365 14½

Southern Division

Asheville (Rockies) 35 16 .686 —

x-Savannah (Mets) 32 19 .627 3

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees)

26 25 .510 9

Augusta (Giants) 23 28 .451 12

Rome (Braves) 23 29 .442 12½

Lexington (Royals) 19 33 .365 16½

Greenville (Red Sox) 17 35 .327 18½

x-won first half

Monday's games

Kannapolis 5, Lexington 1

Greensboro 7, Lakewood 0, 1st game

Greensboro 1, Lakewood 0, 2nd game

Greenville 8, Rome 1

Augusta at West Virginia, ppd., rain

Hagerstown at Delmarva, ppd., rain

Asheville at Savannah (n)

Hickory at Charleston, S.C. (n)

Wednesday's games

Hickory at Charleston, S.C., 12:05 p.m.

Lexington at Kannapolis, 12:05 p.m.

Lakewood at Greensboro, 12:30 p.m.

Hagerstown at Delmarva, 4:35 p.m., 1st game

Augusta at West Virginia, 5:05 p.m., 1st game

Asheville at Savannah, 7:05 p.m.

Rome at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

Hagerstown at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m., 2nd game

Augusta at West Virginia, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game

Thursday's games

Kannapolis at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

Delmarva at Hickory, 7 p.m.

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

Augusta at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

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

Hagerstown at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.

Greenville at Savannah, 7:05 p.m.

Friday's games

Delmarva at Hickory, 7 p.m.

Kannapolis at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

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

Augusta at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

Greenville at Savannah, 7:05 p.m.

Hagerstown at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.

Rome at Charleston, 7:05 p.m.

Lexington 000 000 100—1 5 0

Kannapolis 000 000 14x—5 9 0

Mills, Perez (7) and Johnson; Leyer, Brito (8) and Dowdy. W—Brito (3-1). L—Perez (1-3). 2B—L: Ramos; K: Thomas. 3B—K: Dowdy.Football



(Broadcast channel in parentheses)


Thursday's game

Jacksonville at Chicago, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday's games

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

Tennessee at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Oakland, 10 p.m.

San Diego at Seattle, 10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 16

Green Bay at St. Louis, 4 p.m. (NFL)

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

Baltimore at Dallas, 7 p.m. (NFL)

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

Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

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

Atlanta at Houston, 8 p.m.

Arizona at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 17

Denver at San Francisco, 4 p.m. (NFL)

Kansas City at Carolina, 8 p.m. (Fox)

Monday, Aug. 18

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


Thursday, Aug. 21

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

Friday, Aug. 22

Oakland at Green Bay, 8 p.m. (CBS)

Jacksonville at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

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

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

Chicago at Seattle, 10 p.m. (NFL)

Saturday, Aug. 23

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

Dallas at Miami, 7 p.m.

Tennessee at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

Washington at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Indianapolis, 8 p.m. (CBS)

St. Louis at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Kansas City, 8 p.m.

Houston at Denver, 9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 24

San Diego at San Francisco, 4 p.m. (Fox)

Cincinnati at Arizona, 8 p.m. (NBC)


Thursday, Aug. 28

Atlanta at Jacksonville, 6 p.m.

Detroit at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 7 p.m.

Kansas City at Green Bay, 7 p.m.

St. Louis at Miami, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. (NFL)

New England at NY Giants, 7:30 p.m.

Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

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

Chicago at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Denver at Dallas, 8 p.m.

San Francisco at Houston, 8 p.m.

Baltimore at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Tennessee, 8 p.m.

Seattle at Oakland, 10 p.m. (NFL)

Arizona at San Diego, 10 p.m.



men's u.s. amateur

At Johns Creek, Ga.

7,490-yd., par 71 Highlands Course

7,381 yd., par 72 Riverside Course

Lee McCoy, Ga. 67-68—135-rh

Taylor Moore, Okla. 66-69—135-rh

Cheng-Tsung Pan, Taipei 68-70—138-hr

Jimmy Beck, Ga. 65-73—138-hr

Sam Burns, La. 72-66—138-hr

Jonathan Garrick, Calif. 67-71—138-hr

Will Zalatoris, Texas 69-69—138-rh

Jimmy Mullen, England 70-69—139-hr

Carson Jacobs, Tenn. 70-69—139-hr

Chris Waters, Ga. 69-70—139-hr

Taylor Pendrith, Canada 71-68—139-hr

Gavin Green, Malaysia 72-67—139-rh

Sam Horsfield, England 66-73—139-rh


Justin Tereshko, Ind. 71-71—142-hr

Failed to make the cut

Hunter Stewart, Lexington 72 - 74—146 - hr

Travis Rose, Nicholasville 78 - 80—158 - hr Wednesday's match play

Round of 64 begins 9 a.m.

Note: Players with 36-hole scores of 145 will compete in a 17-for-4 playoff to determine the final match-play bracket seeds on Wednesday on the Riverside Course

Justin Tereshko, Ind., vs. Xander Schauffele, Calif., 9:40 a.m.


ladies' day

At Lone Oak, Nicholasville

Circle five, gross—Linda Johnson 6-over; net—Susan Harkins 7-under.

At Meadowbrook

Blind partner—Sandy Karli-Sarah Kelley 48, Jan Keifer-Karli 53, Holly Dame-Barbar Sterrett 54.

At Moss Hill

18 holes

Gross—Melinda Hendricks 76; net —Sherri Haggerty 68;

Fewest putts—Judy Graves 31, Melinda Hendricks 31; Special —Hendricks.

9 holes

Gross—Robin Brockman 39; net—Sheri Gould 30

Fewest putts—Teresa Vance 17; Special —Robin Brockman

Fayette Women's Golf Association

At Tates Creek

18 holes

First flight, gross—Madalyn Moser 88; net —Suzanne Adams, Molly Angelucci 73, MaryAnn Ambroziak 75, Marcia Gauding 75, Sandi Morgan 75.

Second flight, gross—Cheryl Gould 97; net —Becky Hudson 75, Donna Eastburn 76.

Third flight, gross—Lynn McCoy-Simandle 95; net —Karen Antis 89, Mary Fangman 74, Judy Spillman 74.

Fourth flight, gross—Essie Brown 109; net —Nancy Bloomfield 78, Mihi Soung 78, Leonilde Moore 83.

9 holes

Gross—Kathryn Drydyk 47; Most one-putts —Susan Teebbs, 4.

Women's Central Ky. Golf Association

At Eagles Nest G.C., Somerset

First flight, gross—Cynthia Powell 78; net—Charlotte Logsdon 67, Dee Dee Hays 70.

Second flight, gross—Teresa Prather 94; net—Janet French 74, Kim Wooldridge 80.

Third flight, gross—Peggy Williams 88; net—Debbie Wash 70, Freida Cundiff 71.

Fourth flight, gross—Pat Smejkal 93; net—Barbara Reynolds 65, Billie Lee 74.

Fifth flight, gross—Sue Newll 95; net—Joann Helton 70, Jane Burton 76.

Closest to pin—Williams.

sister cities million-dollar hole-in-one contest

At Lakeside G.C.

Troy Carman aced the 135-yard special hole.

Robert Atwell, 31 inches.


glantz-culver line

NFL Preseason


Favorite Open Tues. Underdog

at Chicago 4 4 Jacksonville


at New England 3 3 Philadelphia

at New Orleans 4 3½ Tennessee

at Oakland 1 2½ Detroit

at Seattle 5½ 6 San Diego


at St. Louis 1½ 2½ Green Bay

at Indianapolis 3 2 N.Y. Giants

at Dallas 2 1 Baltimore

at Cincinnati 3½ 3½ N.Y. Jets

at Pittsburgh 3 2 Buffalo

at Tampa Bay 2 2 Miami

at Houston 2 2½ Atlanta

at Minnesota 2½ 3 Arizona

Sunday, Aug. 17

at San Francisco 3 3½ Denver

at Carolina 2½ 3½ Kansas City

Monday, Aug. 18

at Washington 3 2½ Cleveland