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MAJOR LEAGUES St. Louis at Brewers, 12:10 p.m. (FSN-Wis., WNXR-FM 107.3)

Toronto at Twins, 7:10 p.m. (FSN, WMOZ-FM 106.9, KDAL-AM 610)


NBA Atlanta at Bucks, 7 p.m. (FSN-Wis., ESPN)

Utah at Timberwolves, 7 p.m. (FSN, WEBC-AM 560)


COMMUNITY COLLEGE Fond du Lac at Northland (Thief River Falls, Minn.), 3 p.m. (2)

Track and Field

COLLEGE WOMEN Wisconsin-Superior at Manitou Classic (Northfield, Minn.), 3 p.m.


NBA Eastern Conference Atlantic

—Brooklyn4437.5434.0New York3645.44412.0Boston2556.30923.0Philadelphia1863.22230.0





Western Conference Northwest

 WLPctGBOklahoma City5823.716—Portland5328.6545.0Minnesota4041.49418.0Denver3644.45021.5Utah2457.29634.0


 WLPctGBL.A. Clippers5624.700—Golden State5031.6176.5Phoenix4734.5809.5Sacramento2853.34628.5L.A. Lakers2655.32130.5


 WLPctGBSan Antonio6219.765—Houston5427.667
8.0Dallas4932.60513.0Memphis4932.60513.0New Orleans3348.40729.0

Monday’s Results Philadelphia 113, Boston 108

Toronto 110, Milwaukee 100 Washington 114, Miami 93

Charlotte 95, Atlanta 93

Chicago 108, Orlando 95

Houston 104, San Antonio 98

New Orleans 101, Oklahoma City 89

L.A. Lakers 119, Utah 104

Memphis 97, Phoenix 91

Golden State 130, Minnesota 120 Tuesday’s Results New York 109, Brooklyn 98

Denver at L.A. Clippers, night

Today’s Games Chicago at Charlotte, 6 p.m.

Indiana at Orlando, 6 p.m.

Dallas at Memphis, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. Utah at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Houston at New Orleans, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 7 p.m.

Washington at Boston, 7 p.m.

Brooklyn at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Miami, 7 p.m.

Toronto at New York, 7 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Portland, 9:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Sacramento, 9:30 p.m.

Golden State at Denver, 9:30 p.m.


NHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division

 GPWLOTSOPtsBoston82541936117Tampa Bay82462736101Montreal82462853100Detroit8239286993Ottawa8237317788Toronto8238364484Florida8229452666Buffalo8221515552

Metropolitan Division

 GPWLOTSOPtsPittsburgh82512443109NY Rangers8245313396Philadelphia8242302894Columbus8243325293Washington82383031190New Jersey82352951388Carolina8236357483NY Islanders8234375679

Western Conference Central Division

 GPWLOTSOPtsColorado82522244112St. Louis82522343111Chicago82462178107Minnesota8243274898Dallas8240316591Nashville8238323988Winnipeg8237354684

Pacific Division

 GPWLOTSOPtsAnaheim82542026116San Jose82512227111Los Angeles82462826100Phoenix8237308789Vancouver8236354783Calgary8235404377Edmonton8229446367

Today’s Games Montreal at Tampa Bay, 6 p.m.

Columbus at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m.

Dallas at Anaheim, 9 p.m

NHL Playoff Schedule Conference Quarterfinals (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Eastern Conference #1 Boston vs. #8 Detroit Friday, April 18: Detroit at Boston, 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 20: Detroit at Boston, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22: Boston at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 24: Boston at Detroit, 7 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 26: Detroit at Boston, 2 p.m.

x-Monday, April 28: Boston at Detroit, TBA

x-Wednesday, April 30: Detroit at Boston, TBA

#2 Pittsburgh vs. #7 Columbus Wednesday, April 16: Columbus at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 19: Columbus at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.

Monday, April 21: Pittsburgh at Columbus, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23: Pittsburgh at Columbus, 6 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 26: Columbus at Pittsburgh, TBA

x-Monday, April 28: Pittsburgh at Columbus, TBA

x-Wednesday, April 30: Columbus at Pittsburgh, TBA

#3 Tampa Bay vs. #4 Montreal Wednesday, April 16: Montreal at Tampa Bay, 6 p.m.

Friday, April 18: Montreal at Tampa Bay, 6 p.m.

Sunday, April 20: Tampa Bay at Montreal, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22: Tampa Bay at Montreal, 6 p.m.

x-Thursday, April 24: Montreal at Tampa Bay, 6 p.m.

x-Sunday, April 27: Tampa Bay at Montreal, TBA

x-Tuesday, April 29: Montreal at Tampa Bay, TBA

#5 NY Rangers vs. #6 Philadelphia Thursday, April 17: Philadelphia at NY Rangers, 6 p.m.

Sunday, April 20: Philadelphia at NY Rangers, 11 a.m.

Tuesday, April 22: NY Rangers at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Friday, April 25: NY Rangers at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.

x-Sunday, April 27: Philadelphia at NY Rangers, 11 a.m.

x-Tuesday, April 29: NY Rangers at Philadelphia, TBA

x-Wednesday, April 30: Philadelphia at NY Rangers, TBA

Western Conference #1 Anaheim vs. #8 Dallas Wednesday, April 16: Dallas at Anaheim, 9 p.m.

Friday, April 18: Dallas at Anaheim, 9 p.m.

Monday, April 21: Anaheim at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23: Anaheim at Dallas, 7 p.m.

x-Friday, April 25: Dallas at Anaheim, 9:30 p.m.

x-Sunday, April 27: Anaheim at Dallas, TBA

x-Tuesday, April 29: Dallas at Anaheim, TBA

#2 Colorado vs. #7 Minnesota Thursday, April 17: Minnesota at Colorado, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 19: Minnesota at Colorado, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, April 21: Colorado at Minnesota, 6 p.m.

Thursday, April 24: Colorado at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 26: Minnesota at Colorado, TBA

x-Monday, April 28: Colorado at Minnesota, TBA

x-Wednesday, April 30: Minnesota at Colorado, TBA

#3 St. Louis vs. #5 Chicago Thursday, April 17: Chicago at St. Louis, 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 19: Chicago at St. Louis, 2 p.m.

Monday, April 21: St. Louis at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23: St. Louis at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

x-Friday, April 25: Chicago at St. Louis, 7 p.m.

x-Sunday, April 27: St. Louis at Chicago, 2 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 29: Chicago at St. Louis, TBA

#4 San Jose vs. #6 Los Angeles Thursday, April 17: Los Angeles at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 20: Los Angeles at San Jose, 9 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22: San Jose at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.

Thursday, April 24: San Jose at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 26: Los Angeles at San Jose, TBA

x-Monday, April 28: San Jose at Los Angeles, TBA

x-Wednesday, April 30: Los Angeles at San Jose, TBA

JUNIORS SIJHL Playoffs Bill Salonen Cup Fort Frances Lakers vs. Minnesota Iron Rangers Best-of-7 Today’s Game Game 3 — Fort Frances at Minnesota, at Hoyt Lakes, 7 p.m. (series tied 1-1)

Thursday’s Game Game 4 — Fort Frances at Minnesota, Hoyt Lakes, 7 p.m.

GIRLS SOCCERSuperior2-3—5Somerset1-0—1

First half — 1. Som, 12th minute; 2. Sup, Rachel Dixon, 20th; 3. Sup, Bridget Manyon (Lorena Lane), 35th.

Second half — 3. Sup, Tina Lerndal (Malley O’Brien), 50th; 4. Sup, O’Brien (Dixon), 68th; 5. Sup, O’Brien (Lerndal), 72nd.

Saves — Sammy Young, Sup, 3; Elizabeth Jacobson, Som, 17.


Cherry 12, Eveleth-Gilbert 2, 6 innings At Cherry. WP: Kacey Herring 6IP, 2H, 10K, 3BB. C: Herring 4x4 (HR), 3RBIs; Micheala Kowarsch 2x3 (2B), 2RBIs; Amber Anderson 2x3 (2B), RBI. EG: Judnick 2B.

Nashwauk-Keewatin 7, Deer River 0 At Nashwauk-Keewatin. WP: Aubrey Nelson 4H, 11K, 2BB. NK: Kelsey Kennedy 2x4 (HR); Stacey Solberg 3x4 (2B); Jazzmyn Apel 2x3 (2B). DR: Kelsey Fairbanks 2x3; Kristen Vickerman 2x3.


Baseball American League Cleveland Indians - Activated CF Michael Bourn from the 15-day DL. Optioned CF Nyjer Morgan to Columbus (IL).

Kansas City Royals - Signed RHP Casey Coleman to a minor league contract.

New York Yankees - Placed C Francisco Cervelli on the 60-day DL. Recalled C JR Murphy from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Selected the contract of 3B Scott Sizemore from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

Seattle Mariners - Optioned LHP Lucas Luetge to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled RHP Blake Beavan from Tacoma (PCL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Activated LHP J.A. Happ from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Marcus Walden for assignment. Outrighted RHP Jeremy Jeffress to Buffalo (IL). Selected the contract of SS Munenori Kawasaki from Buffalo (IL). Sent RHP Casey Janssen and SS Jose Reyes on a rehab assignment to Dunedin (FSL).

National League Cincinnati Reds - Sent LHP Sean Marshall on a rehab assignment to Louisville (IL).

Colorado Rockies - Sent RHP Jhoulys Chacin on a rehab assignment to Modesto (CAL).

Miami Marlins - Signed RHP Carlos Artiles to a minor league contract.

New York Mets - Placed CF Juan Lagares on the 15-day DL. Recalled CF Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Las Vegas (PCL).

Philadelphia Phillies - Activated RHP Mike Adams from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Luis Garcia to Lehigh Valley (IL).

St. Louis Cardinals - Activated 2B Mark Ellis from the 15-day DL. Optioned SS Pete Kozma to Memphis (PCL).

Football National Football League Atlanta Falcons - Waived DB Saeed Lee and TE Adam Nissley.

Chicago Bears - Waived DE Cheta Ozougwu.

Cleveland Browns - Signed FB Chris Pressley to a one-year contract.

Detroit Lions - Re-signed DB Rashean Mathis to a one-year contract.

Minnesota Vikings - Acquired LB Terrell Manning off waivers from San Diego Chargers. Signed TE Allen Reisner. San Francisco 49ers - Signed WR Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract.

NCAA Football Michigan State - Suspended WR Macgarrett Kings Jr. for spring drills for undisclosed violation of team rules.

Basketball NCAA Basketball Arizona - Announced F Aaron Gordon and G Nick Johnson will enter the NBA draft.

California - Named Cuonzo Martin men’s basketball coach.

Creighton - Announced G Maurice Watson Jr. will transfer from Boston University.

Michigan - Announced G Nik Stauskas and F Glenn Robinson III will enter the NBA draft.

Seton Hall - Announced the resignation of men’s assistant basketball coach Oliver Antigua.

Syracuse - Announced F Jerami Grant will enter the NBA draft.

Washington St. - Announced G Royce Woolridge and F James Hunter has left the program.

Washington St. - Released F Jermaine Morgan from his letter of intent.

Western Illinois - Named Billy Wright head coach.

Wilmington (DE) - Announced the resignation of men’s basketball coach Mike Gallagher.

Hockey National Hockey League Boston Bruins - Recalled LW Justin Florek from Providence (AHL).

Calgary Flames - Assigned D Chad Billins, D Chris Breen, and D Mark Cundari to Abbotsford (AHL).

Columbus Blue Jackets - Assigned D Thomas Larkin to Springfield (AHL). Recalled G Jeremy Smith from Springfield (AHL).

Florida Panthers - Assigned D Colby Robak to San Antonio (AHL).

Montreal Canadiens - Signed C Jacob De La Rose to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Nashville Predators - Assigned C Calle Jarnkrok to Milwaukee (AHL). Signed C Felix Girard to an entry-level contract.

New Jersey Devils - Assigned D Adam Larsson, D Jonathon Merrill, LW Tim Sestito, and RW Michael Sislo to Albany (AHL).

New York Islanders - Assigned D Ryan Pulock, D Matt Donovan, D Scott Mayfield, LW Brett Gallant, RW Justin Johnson, LW Mike Halmo, C Johan Sundstrom, and LW John Persson to Bridgeport (AHL).

New York Rangers - Signed D Mat Bodie to an entry-level contract.

Ottawa Senators - Assigned D Cody Ceci, RW Mark Stone, and C Jean-Gabriel Pageau to Binghamton (AHL).

Philadelphia Flyers - Signed D Andrew MacDonald to a six-year, $30 million contract extension.

Phoenix Coyotes - Assigned C Tyler Gaudet, G Mark Visentin, D Brandon Gormley, and D Connor Murphy to Portland (AHL).

Pittsburgh Penguins - Assigned RW Chuck Kobasew, LW Harry Zolnierczyk, and D Simon Despres to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

Vancouver Canucks - Assigned RW Nicklas Jensen and D Frank Corrado to Utica (AHL).

Washington Capitals - Assigned D Tyson Strachan to Hershey (AHL).