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TODAY’S EVENTS

(Weather permitting) Baseball

MLB Twins at Detroit, 6:08 p.m. (FSN/(WMOZ-FM 106.9/KDAL-AM 610)

N.Y. Yankees at Brewers, 7:10 p.m. (FSN-Wis./WNXR-FM 107.3) COLLEGE St. Scholastica vs. Bethany Lutheran, at UMAC tournament, 11 a.m. (csssaints.com) HIGH SCHOOL Games at 4:30 p.m., unless noted Barnum at Ely, noon (dh)

Moose Lake-Willow River at South Ridge, 1:30 p.m.

Duluth Marshall at Two Harbors, 4 p.m. (dh)

Grand Rapids at Princeton, 4 p.m. (dh)

Wrenshall at Cook County, 4 p.m.

Cloquet at Ashland

Deer River at Greenway

Hermantown at Esko

Hibbing at Bemidji

Mesabi East at Carlton

Moose Lake-Willow River at Proctor

McGregor at Floodwood, 7:30 p.m.

Golf

PGA The Players Championship (noon-6 p.m., Golf Ch.)

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS Duluth East at East Ridge, (Bunker Hills), 2 p.m.

Hurley at Ashland, 2:30 p.m.

Virginia, International Falls, Greenway-Nashwauk-Keewatin at Grand Rapids (Pokegama G.C.), 2:30 p.m.

Northwestern at Cumberland, 4 p.m.

Braham at Barnum (29 Pines Golf Course), 4:30 p.m. HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS Two Harbors at Virginia, noon

International Falls, Mesabi East at Eveleth-Gilbert (Eveleth G.C.), 4:15 p.m.

Braham at Barnum (29 Pines Golf Course), 4:30 p.m.

Hockey

NHL Chicago at Wild, 8:30 p.m. (NBC Sports Network/KQDS-AM 1490/WXXZ-FM 94.9)

Soccer

HIGH SCHOOL Phillips at Ashland, 5 p.m.

Softball

COLLEGE St. Scholastica vs. Coe, at DIII Regional, 3:30 p.m. (csssaints.com) HIGH SCHOOL Games at 4:30 p.m., unless noted Greenway, Eveleth-Gilbert, International Falls at Hibbing tourney, tbd

Duluth East vs. Duluth Denfeld (Wade), 4 p.m.

Barnum at Cherry

Chisholm at Mountain Iron-Buhl

Crosby-Ironton at McGregor

Deer River at South Ridge

Duluth Marshall at Two HarborsHermantown at Esko (DH)

Mesabi East at Carlton

Moose Lake-Willow River at East Central

Northland at Nashwauk-Keewatin

Minneapolis Roosevelt at Duluth Denfeld, 5:30 p.m.

Cloquet vs. North Branch, at Princeton (2), 6 p.m.

Duluth East vs. Minnesota Roosevelt (Wade), 7 p.m.

Tennis

HIGH SCHOOL Chisago Lakes at Grand Rapids-Greenway, 4 p.m.

Duluth Marshall at Pine City, 4 p.m.

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton at Hermantown, 4:15 p.m.

Track and field

COLLEGE Minnesota Duluth at NSIC Outdoor Championships in Winona, Minn.

Wisconsin-Superior, St. Scholastica at Eagle Open (La Crosse, Wis.) HIGH SCHOOL Eveleth-Gilbert, Barnum, Virginia, Carlton, International Falls, Duluth Marshall at Hibbing, 4 p.m.Two Harbors, Duluth East, Proctor, South Ridge, Ashland, Hermantown, Carlton, Cook County, Cromwell at Duluth Denfeld, 4 p.m.

BASEBALL

COLLEGE NSIC Tournament At Sioux Falls, S.D. Double Elimination Wednesday’s Results Wayne State 2, Minnesota State-Mankato 1

Winona State 5, Concordia-St. Paul 2

Augustana 12, Southwest Minnesota State 5

St. Cloud State 6, Northern State 9

Minnesota State-Mankato 17, Concordia-St. Paul 5, Concordia eliminated

Southwest Minnesota State 5, Northern State 3, Northern State eliminated

Thursday’s Results Wayne State 5, Winona State 4, 10 innings

Augustana 7, St. Cloud State 5

St. Cloud State 2, Minnesota State-Mankato 1, Mankato eliminated

Winona State 4, Southwest Minnesota State 3, Southwest eliminated

Today’s Games Game 11 — Wayne State (27-22) vs. Augustana (38-14), noon

Game 12 — St. Cloud State (37-13) vs. Winona State (25-21), 3:30 p.m.

Game 13 — Game 12 winner vs. Game 11 loser, 7 p.m.

UMAC Tournament Double Elimination Today’s Games Game 1 — No. 4 Bethany Lutheran (13-20) vs. No. 1 St. Scholastica (27-10), 11 a.m., at Hargis Park, Arden Hills, Minn. Game 2 — No. 3 Northwestern (18-15) vs. No. 2 Northland (22-15), 11 a.m., at Barnes Field, St. Paul

Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 3 p.m., at Barnes Field

Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 3 p.m., at Hargis Park

WIAC Tournament At Whitewater, Wis. Double Elimination Today’s Games Game 1 — No. 4 Stout (20-19) vs. No. 1 Whitewater (32-6), 10 a.m.

Game 2 — No. 3 Stevens Point (28-9) vs. No. 2 La Crosse (24-14), 1 p.m.

Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 4 p.m.

Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 7 p.m.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE Minnesota College Athletic Conference Northern Division Playoffs Best of 3 Thursday’s First-Round Result No. 4 Rainy River at No. 3 Vermilion (2), night

Today’s First-Round Games No. 5 Mesabi Range at No. 2 Northland (2), 11 a.m.

No. 6 Hibbing at No. 1 Itasca (2), 2 p.m.

BASKETBALL

NBA Playoffs Conference Semifinals Best-of-7 Tuesday’s Results Miami 107, Brooklyn 86 (Miami leads 1-0)

San Antonio 116, Portland 92 (San Antonio leads 1-0)

Wednesday’s Results Indiana 86, Washington 82 (series tied 1-1)

Oklahoma City 112, L.A. Clippers 101 (series tied 1-1)

Thursday’s Results Miami 94, Brooklyn 82 (Miami leads 2-0)

Portland at San Antonio, night

Today’s Games Indiana at Washington, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)

GOLF

The Players Championship At TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course Ponte Vedra Beach, FL Par: 72 First Round Leaders

Martin Kaymer29-34-63Russell Henley35-30-65Sang-Moon Bae33-33-66Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano34-33-67Sergio Garcia35-32-67Justin Rose34-33-67Jordan Spieth32-35-67Scott Stallings35-32-67Brian Stuard34-33-67Lee Westwood33-34-67HOCKEY

NHL Playoffs Conference Semifinals Best-of-7 Tuesday’s Results Montreal 4, Boston 2

Minnesota 4, Chicago 0 (Chicago leads 2-10 Wednesday’s Result Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Rangers 2 (Pittsburgh leads 3-1)

Thursday’s Results Boston 1, Montreal 0, OT (series tied 2-2)

Anaheim at Los Angeles, night (Los Angeles leads 2-0)

Today’s Games N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)

Chicago at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)

SOFTBALL

COLLEGE NCAA Division II Tournament Double Elimination Central Regional I At Winona, Minn. Today’s Games Game 1 — No. 8 Southern Arkansas (36-24) vs. No. 1 Winona State (44-7), 1 p.m.

Game 2 — No. 5 Missouri Western State (38-16) vs. No. 4 Augustana (43-13), 3:30 p.m.

Central Regional II At Mankato, Minn. Today’s Games Game 1 — No. 7 Southeastern Oklahoma (38-17) vs. No. 2 Minnesota State-Mankato (43-11), 11 a.m.

Game 2 — No. 6 Central Oklahoma (40-15) vs. No. 3 Emporia State (46-12), 1:30 p.m.

Saturday’s Games Game 3 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 11 a.m.

Game 4 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 1:30 p.m.

Game 5 — Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 winner, 4 p.m.

NCAA Division III Tournament Central Regional At Cedar Rapids, Iowa Double Elimination Today’s Games Game 1 — Augustana, Ill. (33-11) vs. St. Thomas (36-5), noon

Game 2 — St. Scholastica (27-10) vs. Coe (35-8), 3:30 p.m. COMMUNITY COLLEGE Region 13B Tournament At International Falls Today’s Games Game 1 — No. 4 Northland at No. 1 Rainy River, 10:30 a.m.

Game 2 — No. 3 Itasca vs. No. 2 Mesabi Range, 12:30 p.m.

Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 2:30 p.m.

Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 4:30 p.m.

Minnesota College Athletic Conference All-North Division Selections First Team Vicky Fossland, Mesabi Range, C/INF; Oashaja Dobie, Rainy River, P/UT; Rachel Clark, Rainy River, OF/UT; Emily Kessler, Itasca, INF; Elizabeth Anderson, Mesabi Range, P; Anya Olson, Itasca, P; Megan Preiner, Mesabi Range, OF; Lynsi Emery, Rainy River, INF; Heather Nelson, Northland, INF/C.

Second Team Lexi Fancy, Rainy River, UT; Kirstin Lahti, Hibbing, INF/OF; Crystal Amundson, Northland, P/1B; Kelcie Ingle, Itasca, 1B; Jess Hoffman, Vermilion, P/SS; Kendra Dahlman, Mesabi Range, P/1B; DeAnn Bjerklie, Hibbing, INF/P; Salyna Murry, Central Lakes, INF/OF; Jenna Lundon, Northland, P/OF.

Coach of the year: Dieter Humbert, Rainy River.

TRANSACTIONS

Baseball American League Los Angeles Angels - Claimed LHP Brooks Raley off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. , optioned him to Salt Lake (PCL). Designated LHP Buddy Boshers for assignment. Optioned LHP Nick Maronde to Salt Lake (PCL).

Minnesota Twins - Designated LHP Brooks Raley for assignment. Optioned LHP Logan Darnell to Rochester (IL). Placed LF Sam Fuld on the 7-day DL. Recalled SS Eduardo Nunez from Rochester (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Matt Guerrier from Rochester (IL). Texas Rangers - Designated RHP Scott Baker and SS Josh Wilson for assignment. Placed 3B Donnie Murphy on the 15-day DL. Recalled SS Luis Sardinas from Frisco (TL). Selected the contract of 2B Rougned Odor from Frisco (TL). Selected the contract of RHP Justin Germano from Round Rock (PCL).

National League Philadelphia Phillies - Outrighted RHP Shawn Camp to Lehigh Valley (IL). Recalled RHP Luis Garcia from Lehigh Valley (IL). Sent LF Darin Ruf on a rehab assignment to Clearwater (FSL)

Pittsburgh Pirates - Optioned RHP Phillip Irwin to Indianapolis (IL).

San Diego Padres - Designated RHP Hector Ambriz for assignment. Outrighted LF Xavier Nady to El Paso (PCL). Recalled RHP Kevin Quackenbush from El Pase (PCL).

San Francisco Giants - Sent LHP David Huff on a rehab assignment to Fresno (PCL).

Washington Nationals - Activated C Wilson Ramos from the 15-day DL. Optioned LF Tyler Moore to Syracuse (IL).

Hockey National Hockey League Boston Bruins - Assigned LW Justin Florek to Providence (AHL). Recalled RW Matt Fraser from Providence (AHL).

Florida Panthers - Signed D Shayne Taker to a one-year, entry-level contract.

Los Angeles Kings - Recalled D Colin Miller, C Nick Shore, D Derek Forbort, C Andy Andreoff, G Patrik Bartosak, C Jordan Weal, and RW Scott Sabourin from Manchester (AHL).

Montreal Canadiens - Signed D Greg Pateryn to a two-year, two-way contract.

Tampa Bay Lightning - Announced D Marek Malik has retired.

Toronto Maple Leafs - Fired assistant coach Dave Farrish. Fired assistant coach Greg Cronin. Fired assistant coach Scott Gordon. Signed head coach Randy Carlyle to a two-year contract extension.

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