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Northland weather-related closings and cancellations for Wednesday, April 26




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

Pittsburgh at Brewers, 7:10 p.m. (FSN-Wis./WNXR-FM 107.3)

COLLEGE St. Scholastica vs. Buena Vista, at NCAA DIII Regional, Moline, Ill., 7 p.m. (

HIGH SCHOOL Games at 4:30 p.m., unless noted Cherry at Barnum, noon

Duluth Marshall at Nashwauk-Keewatin, 3:45 p.m.

Cook County at Barnum, 4 p.m.

Duluth East at St. Francis, 4 p.m.

International Falls vs. Hermantown, at Proctor (2), 4 p.m.

Two Harbors at Moose Lake-Willow River, 4 p.m.

Wrenshall vs. McGregor, at Braun Park), Cloquet, 4 p.m.

Cherry at Carlton

Esko vs Duluth Denfeld, at Duluth East (2)

Grand Rapids at Cambridge-Isanti

Hibbing at Virginia (2)

Mountain Iron-Buhl at Chisholm

Proctor at Cloquet (Mettner Field)

Silver Bay at Ely


HIGH SCHOOL BOYS International Falls, Eveleth-Gilbert vs Virginia, at Pokegama Golf Course, 9:30 a.m.

Superior, Cloquet-Esko, Hermantown, Ashland, Duluth Marshall vs. Duluth Denfeld, at Cloquet Country Club, noon

Mesabi East at Cook, 4:15 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS Cloquet-Esko, Superior, Duluth Denfeld, Duluth Marshall vs. Hermantown, at Cloquet Country Club, noon


HIGH SCHOOL Games at 4:30 p.m., unless noted South Ridge at Barnum, 1:30 p.m.

Cherry at Hibbing, 4 p.m.

Cook County at Barnum, 4 p.m.

International Falls at Bemidji, 4 p.m.

Northwestern at Chetek-Weyerhaeuser, 4 p.m.

Proctor at Duluth East (Ordean), 4 p.m.

Virginia vs Two Harbors (Odegard Park), 4 p.m.

Carlton at Esko

Duluth Denfeld at Hermantown

Mountain Iron-Buhl at Eveleth-Gilbert

McGregor at Cromwell, 5 p.m.

Moose Lake-Willow River vs. Two Harbors (Odegard Park), 5:30 p.m.

Proctor vs. Duluth Marshall, at Ordean, 5:30 p.m.

Eveleth-Gilbert at Hibbing, 6:30 p.m.


HIGH SCHOOL BOYS Eveleth-Gilbert at Grand Rapids-Greenway, 4 p.m.

Cloquet at Hermantown, 4:15 p.m.

Track and field

HIGH SCHOOL McGregor, Cook County, Carlton, Esko, Barnum, Floodwood, Silver Bay, Wrenshall, Cromwell, South Ridge, Moose Lake-Willow River at Two Harbors, 2 p.m.


COLLEGE NCAA Division III Tournament Double Elimination Augustana Regional At Moline, Ill. Today’s Games Game 1 — No. 1 Webster (37-5) vs. No. 6 DePauw (23-19), noon

Game 2 — No. 2 St. Thomas (33-7) vs. No. 5 Rose Hulman Institute of Technology (26-16), 3:30 p.m.

Game 3 — No. 3 Buena Vista (36-7) vs. No. 4 St. Scholastica (30-10), 7 p.m. Thursday’s Games Game 4 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, noon

Game 5 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 3 loser

Game 6 — Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner

JUNIOR COLLEGE Minnesota College Athletic Conference Northern Division Playoffs Saturday’s Results Rainy River 7, Vermilion 5

Rainy River 6, Vermilion 2

Northland 14, Mesabi Range 2

Mesabi Range 6, Northland 5

Itasca 12, Hibbing 2

Itasca 13, Hibbing 8

Sunday’s Result Northland 3, Mesabi Range 2


NBA Playoffs Conference Semifinals Best-of-7 Monday’s Results Miami 102, Brooklyn 96 (Miami leads 3-1)

Portland 103, San Antonio 92 (San Antonio leads 3-1)

Tuesday’s Results Washington 102, Indiana 79 (Indiana leads 3-2)

Oklahoma City 105, L.A. Clippers 104 (series tied 2-2)

Today’s Games Brooklyn at Miami, 6 p.m. (TNT)

Portland at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. (TNT)


NHL Playoffs Conference Semifinals Best-of-7 Monday’s Results Montreal 4, Boston 0 (series tied 3-3)

Anaheim 4, Los Angeles 3 (Anaheim leads 3-2)

Tuesday’s Results Rangers 2, Penguins 1 (Rangers win series 4-3)

Chicago 2, Minnesota 1 (Blackhawks win series 4-2) Today’s Games Montreal at Boston, 6 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)

Anaheim at Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)


Baseball American League Kansas City Royals - Placed 2B Omar Infante on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 7. Selected the contract of SS Pedro Ciriaco from Omaha (PCL).

Los Angeles Angels - Optioned RHP Cory Rasmus to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled RHP Matt Shoemaker from Salt Lake (PCL). Signed OF Erik Komatsu to a minor league contract.

New York Yankees - Placed RHP Shawn Kelley on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 7. Recalled LF Zoilo Almonte from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Optioned SS Jonathan Diaz to Buffalo (IL). Outrighted 2B Chris Getz to Buffalo (IL). Recalled LF Kevin Pillar from Buffalo (IL).

National League Atlanta Braves - Signed OF Justin Greene to a minor league contract.

Cincinnati Reds - Sent C Devin Mesoraco on a rehab assignment to Louisville (IL).

Colorado Rockies - Optioned 2B Josh Rutledge to Colorado Springs (PCL).

Milwaukee Brewers - Activated RF Ryan Braun from the 15-day DL. Optioned LF Caleb Gindl to Nashville (PCL). Placed 3B Aramis Ramirez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 11. Recalled 2B Elian Herrera from Nashville (PCL). New York Mets - Placed RHP Gonzalez Germen on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 6. Recalled RHP Jacob deGrom from Las Vegas (PCL).

Philadelphia Phillies - Recalled 2B Cesar Hernandez from Reading (EL).

San Diego Padres - Activated LF Carlos Quentin from the 15-day DL. Optioned RF Kyle Blanks to El Paso (PCL). Placed RHP Dale Thayer on the paternity list. Recalled RHP Kevin Quackenbush from El Paso (PCL).

St. Louis Cardinals - Optioned RHP Eric Fornataro to Memphis (PCL). Placed LHP Tyler Lyons on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Sam Freeman and RHP Jorge Rondon from Memphis (PCL).

Football National Football League Arizona Cardinals - Cut TE Brett Brackett, C John Estes, LB Kenny Rowe, and RB Ryan Williams. Signed RB Zach Bauman, LB Jonathan Brown, LB Glenn Carson, PK Chandler Catanzaro, RB Tim Cornett, NT Bruce Gaston, T Kelvin Palmer, NT Justin Renfrow, DB Brandon Sermons, G Anthony Steen, and WR Corey Washington.

Atlanta Falcons - Signed WR Geraldo Boldewijn, LB Brenden Daley, DE Nosa Eguae, DB Tay Glover-Wright, FB Maurice Hagens, WR Julian Jones, WR Freddie Martino, QB Jeff Matthews, LB Walker May, DB Kimario McFadden, DL Roosevelt Nix, TE Jacob Pedersen, WR Bernard Reedy, NT Donte Rumph, LB Jacques Smith, RB Jerome Smith, C James Stone, WR Tramaine Thompson, TE Brian Wozniak, and P Matt Yoklic.

Baltimore Ravens - Signed LB Xavius Boyd, DT Levi Brown, WR Jeremy Butler, WR Jace Davis, T Parker Graham, DT Derrick Hopkins, T James Hurst, DB Tramain Jacobs, P Richie Leone, DT Jamie Meder, DB Dexter Moody, DB Ayodeil Olatoye, LB Zachary Orr, DT AJ Pataiali’i, DB Avery Patterson, CB Sammy Seamster, T Brett Van Sloten, and LB Ryan Jones.

Buffalo Bills - Cut RB Anthony Allen. Signed DB Deon Broomfield, LB Jimmy Gaines, DT Damien Jacobs, DE Bryan Johnson, LB Darrin Kitchens, DB Kenny Ladler, and DB Darius Robinson. Waived T Jamaal Johnson-Webb.

Carolina Panthers - Acquired DT Drake Nevis off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Cincinnati Bengals - Signed LB James Davidson, T Curtis Feigt, T Dan France, TE Ryan Hewitt, G Trey Hopkins, DB Isaiah Lewis, WR Colin Lockett, WR Alex Neutz, RB Nikita Whitlock, RB James Wilder Jr., RB Jeff Scott, T Josh Aladenoye, WR Chris Boyd, G Brian Clarke, DT Davon Coleman, RB J.C. Copeland, G Andre Cureton, LS Casey Kreiter, RB Ben Malena, P Cody Mandell, RB Glasco Martin, TE Jordan Najvar, G Ronald Patrick, DB Dashaun Phillips, G Jarrod Pughsley, DB Marvin Robinson, LB Dontavis Sapp, DB Jocquel Skinner, LB Keith Smith, DB Ryan Smith, QB Dustin Vaughan, WR L’Damian Washington, DT Chris Whaley, TE Evan Wilson, and LB Joe Windsor.

Cleveland Browns - Cut QB Alex Tanney and RB Fozzy Whittaker. Signed RB Ray Agnew, DT Calvin Barnett, DB Darwin Cook, RB Isaiah Crowell, T Anthony Dima, WR Chandler Jones, WR Jonathan Krause, T Michael Philipp, QB Connor Shaw, WR Kenny Shaw, and WR Willie Snead.

Dallas Cowboys - Cut G Chris DeGeare, DT Frank Kearse, WR Lance Lewis, DE Tristan Okpalaugo, LB Quinton Spears, and LB Jabara Williams.

Denver Broncos - Cut DB Charles Mitchell. Signed DE Kenny Anunike, WR Isaiah Burse, P Steven Clark, RB Brennan Clay, DT Mister Cobble, WR Bennie Fowler, DE Greg Latta, QB Bryn Renner, DB Jordan Sullen, RB Juwan Thompson, and DB Louis Young.

Detroit Lions - Cut C Sherman Carter, RB Carlin Isles, LB Jon Morgan, DB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, K John Potter, TE Matt Veldman, and WR Cody Wilson. Signed RB Chad Abram, G Alex Bullard, DB Jerome Couplin, QB James Franklin, LB Justin Jackson, T Cornelius Lucas, DB Gabe Lynn, TE Jacob Maxwell, G D.J. Morrell, WR Andrew Peacock, and DB Mohammed Seisay.

Green Bay Packers - Cut LB Chase Thomas. Signed LB Jake Doughty, LB Jayrone Elliott, DE Carlos Gray, LB Adrian Hubbard, G Jordan McCray, RB Rajion Neal, DT Mike Pennel, TE Justin Perillo, RB LaDarius Perkins, QB Chase Rettig, LB Joe Thomas, DB Ryan White, and T John Fullington. Indianapolis Colts - Cut LB Alan Baxter, RB Stephen Campbell, TE Martell Webb, and K Carson Wiggs. Signed C Jonotthan Harrison, DB Dewey McDonald, WR Eric Thomas, G Josh Walker, DB Qua Cox, G Marcus Hall, DE Tyler Hoover, QB Seth Lobato, DB Keon Lyn, WR Greg Moore, DT Nnamdi Obukwelu, K Cody Parkey, T Eric Pike, DB Darius Polk, DB Loucheiz Purifoy, TE Erik Swoope, RB Zurlon Tipton, and WR Tony Washington.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Acquired LB Allen Bradford off waivers from New York Giants. Cut RB Delone Carter, RB Shaun Chapas, WR Jeremy Ebert, and G Will Rackley. Signed PK Jeff Budzien, RB Terrance Cobb, WR Damian Copeland, LS Trevor Gillette, DT Ricky Heimuli, WR Allen Hurns, TE Marcel Jensen, TE Reggie Jordan, DB Craig Loston, QB Stephen Morris, CB Rashaad Reynolds, G Tyler Shatley, TE D.J. Tialavea, T Josh Wells, DB Marcus Whitfield, and P Chad Zinchini.

Kansas City Chiefs - Cut RB Eric Kettani and WR Rashad Ross. Signed LB Ben Johnson, DB Daniel Sorensen, WR Darryl Surgent, DB David Van Dyke, RB Charcandrick West, and WR Albert Wilson.

Miami Dolphins - Cut WR Michael Rios and QB Jordan Rodgers. Signed DB Deion Belue, DB Steven Clarke, DE Gannon Conway, RB Orleans Darkwa, LB Tariq Edwards, G Evan Finkenberg, TE Gator Hoskins, T David Hurd, DT Anthony Johnson, LB Derrell Johnson, DT Kamal Johnson, WR Ryan Lankford, C Tyler Larsen, DE Tevin Mims, DT Garrison Smith, LB Marcus Thompson, G Davonte Wallace, RB Damien Williams, LB Andrew Wilson, and WR Rantavious Wooten. Waived P Matt Szymanski.

Minnesota Vikings - Signed WR Eric Lora. Signed G Conor Boffeli, T Pierce Burton, WR Kain Colter, DE Rakim Cox, DT Isame Faciane, WR Donte Foster, T Matt Hall, C Zac Kerin, TE A.C. Leonard, QB Travis Partridge, T Antonio Richardson, DE Tyler Scott, DE Jake Snyder, and RB Dominique Williams. Waived LB Simoni Lawrence, LB Terrell Manning, RB Bradley Randle, and G Josh Samuda.

New England Patriots - Signed TE Tyler Beck, RB Roy Finch, DB Shamiel Gary, LB Cameron Gordon, DB Travis Hawkins, RB Stephen Houston, TE Justin Jones, LB Deontae Skinner, and TE Asa Watson.

New Orleans Saints - Signed C Matt Armstrong, WR Brandon Coleman, DB Brian Dixon, RB Tim Flanders, G Mike Golic Jr., LB Spencer Hadley, TE Je’Ron Hamm, TE Nic Jacobs, WR Seantavius Jones, QB Logan Kilgore, NT Brandon McCray, DL Micajah Reynolds, DE George Uko, LB Chidera Uzo-Diribe, DT Lawrence Virgil, DB Pierre Warren, and DB Ty Zimmerman.

New York Giants - Cut P Jordan Gay and DB Junior Mertile. Signed LB Justin Anderson, DB Thomas Gordon, DT Eathyn Manumaleuna, DT Kelcy Quarles, DE Kerry Wynn, DB C.J. Barnett, DE Emmanuel Dieke, LB Dan Fox, and DE Jordan Stanton. Waived DB Chaz Powell.

New York Jets - Cut DB Nick Taylor. Signed LB Steele Divitto, DE Kerry Hyder, TE Terrence Miller, DE Zach Thompson, and RB Chad Young.

Philadelphia Eagles - Signed G Josh Andrews, TE Blake Annen, G Karim Barton, WR Kadron Boone, TE Trey Burton, RB David Fluellen, T Kevin Graf, G Donald Hawkins, NT Wade Keliikipi, DB Daytawion Lowe, DE Frances Mays, WR Quron Pratt, DB John Fulton, and K Carey Spear.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed C Chris Elkins, DT Ethan Hemer, OL Kaycee Ike, LB Howard Jones, QB Brendon Kay, DE Josh Mauro, DE Roy Philon, OL Will Simmons, and TE Eric Waters.

San Diego Chargers - Signed WR Torrence Allen, WR Brelan Chancellor, DB Alden Darby, DB Chris Davis, TE Mike Flacco, WR Micah Hatfield, WR Javontee Herndon, DE Tenny Palepoi, LB Alvin Scioneaux, OL Jeremiah Sirles, P Chase Tenpenny, DT Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe, LB Colton Underwood, and T Ian White.

San Francisco 49ers - Cut LB Darius Fleming, WR DeMarco Sampson, and DB Dax Swanson. Signed LB Morgan Breslin, C Dillion Farrell, QB Kory Faulkner, T Fou Fonoti, DB L.J. McCray, LB Shayne Skov, and TE Asante Cleveland.

Seattle Seahawks - Signed DB Dion Bailey, LB Brock Coyle, LB Jackson Jeffcoat, TE Chase Dixon, T Garry Gilliam, OL Bronson Irwin, DB Jimmy Legree, and QB Keith Price.

St. Louis Rams - Acquired LS Jorgen Hus off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks. Signed TE Alex Bayer, DB Jarrid Bryant, DB Avery Cunningham, WR Austin Franklin, DT Deantre Harlan, LB Aaron Hill, T Emmanuel McCray, LB Johnny Millard, DB Marcus Roberson, T Abasi Salimu, WR Jamaine Sherman, RB Trey Watts, DT Ethan Westbrooks, and LB Tavarius Wilson.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Cut TE Josh Baker and DB Bobby Felder. Signed OL Josh Allen, LB Nate Askew, WR Aaron Burks, DT Euclid Cummings, LB Steve Jenkins, DB Keith Lewis, OL Andrew Miller, OL Matt Patchan, WR Solomon Patton, QB Brett Smith, DE Chaz Sutton, and DB Mycal Swaim. Waived RB Michael Smith.

Tennessee Titans - Signed DB Ri’shard Anderson, RB Antonio Andrews, LB James Gayle, OL Gabe Ikard, G Justin McCray, LB Jamal Merrell, WR Jaz Reynolds, DB Hakeem Smith, WR Josh Stewart, WR Derel Walker, WR Eric Ward, and TE David Wright.

Washington - Cut K Jake Rogers.

NCAA Football Georgia - Announced WR Uriah LeMay will transfer from the program.

Kansas State - Cut QB Daniel Sams.

Rutgers - Announced QB Philip Nelson has been dismissed from the team.

Basketball NCAA Basketball Cincinnati - Announced F Jermaine Lawrence will transfer from the program.

Illinois - Suspended F Darius Paul for the 2014-15 season due to disciplinary issues.

LSU Shreveport - Announced G Malik Morgan has been released from the program.

LSU Shreveport - Announced G Anthony Hickey and F Shane Hammink has been released.

Pensacola Christian College - Named Nat Graham assistant coach.