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NASCAR NASCAR All-Star Showdown/NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Charlotte Motor Speedway (N.C.), 6 p.m. (FOX Sports 1)


MLB Brewers at Chicago Cubs, 1:20 p.m. (FSN-Wis./WNXR-FM 107.3)

Seattle at Twins, 6:10 p.m. (FSN/(WMOZ-FM 106.9/KDAL-AM 610)

HIGH SCHOOL Games at 4:30 p.m., unless noted Duluth East at Bemidji Invitational (2), 9 a.m.

Ashland at Lakeland, 10 a.m.

Duluth Marshall at South Ridge, 10 a.m.

Superior at Hibbing, 10 a.m.

Barnum at South Ridge, 12:30 p.m.

International Falls at Warroad, 1 p.m.

Duluth Marshall at Duluth East, 3 p.m.

Proctor vs. Superior, at Hibbing, 3 p.m.

Shanley-Fargo at Moose Lake-Willow River, 3 p.m. (WMOZ-FM 106.9)

Proctor at Hibbing, 5:30 p.m.


PGA HP Byron Nelson Championship (Noon to 1:30 p.m. Golf Ch. 2-5 p.m. KDLH-TV Ch. 3)

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS Duluth East at Owatonna (Owatonna CC), 10 a.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS Edina, Detroit Lakes at Duluth East (Northland CC), 10 a.m.


HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS Ashland at Antigo, noon

Superior at Spooner, 1 p.m.


HIGH SCHOOL Games at 4:30 p.m., unless noted Cloquet vs. Duluth Marshall (CSS), 10 a.m.

Duluth East at Northwestern (2), 10 a.m. (

Eau Claire Memorial at Superior (2), 11 a.m.

Duluth Denfeld at Ashland, 1 p.m.

Cloquet at Ashland, 3 p.m.

Two Harbors at Mesabi East, 4:30 p.m.


HIGH SCHOOL Virginia, Duluth Marshall at Hibbing sectionals, 8:30 a.m. Track and field

HIGH SCHOOL Duluth East at St. Francis, 10 a.m.

Cloquet, International Falls, Mesabi East, Grand Rapids, Esko at Stillwater, 3 p.m.


NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Showdown Friday Concord, NC Lap Length: 1.50 miles 1. (4) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 40 laps, 149.7 rating, 0.0 points, $49,992

2. (2) A.J. Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 40, 127.0, 0.0, $39,987

3. (9) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 40, 106.8, 0.0, $35,712

4. (5) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 40, 100.0, 0.0, $33,612

5. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 40, 92.8, 0.0, $32,612

6. (3) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 40, 90.1, 0.0, $30,612

7. (8) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 40, 90.3, 0.0, $29,612

8. (1) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 40, 96.9, 0.0, $29,012

9. (6) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 40, 81.7, 0.0, $28,512

10. (7) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 40, 73.2, 0.0, $28,262

11. (15) David Gilliland, Ford, 40, 64.2, 0.0, $27,987

12. (11) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 40, 65.1, 0.0, $27,712

13. (13) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 40, 63.1, 0.0, $27,462

14. (14) Dave Blaney, Ford, 40, 50.5, 0.0, $27,362

15. (17) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 40, 56.3, 0.0, $27,262

16. (21) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 40, 42.9, 0.0, $27,162

17. (18) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 40, 37.9, 0.0, $27,062

18. (16) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 40, 44.2, 0.0, $26,962

19. (19) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 40, 36.4, 0.0, $26,862

20. (12) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 40, 45.2, 0.0, $26,762

21. (20) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 40, 33.7, 0.0, $26,637

22. (22) Blake Koch, Ford, 40, 25.9, 0.0, $26,507

23. (23) David Stremme, Chevrolet, Vibration, 25, 28.4, 0.0, $26,407


COLLEGE NCAA Division III Tournament Double Elimination Augustana Regional At Moline, Ill. Thursday’s Result Rose-Hulman 3, Webster 2, 11 innings (Webster eliminated)

Friday’s Results DePauw 6, St. Scholastica 5 (St. Scholastica eliminated) St. Thomas 11, Buena Vista 5

Today’s Games Game 7 — DePauw (25-19) vs. St. Thomas (35-7), noon

Game 8 — Rose-Hulman (27-17) vs. Buena Vista (37-8), 3:30 p.m.

Game 9 — Game 7 loser vs. Game 8 winner, 7 p.m.

Sunday’s Games Game 10 — Game 7 winner vs. Game 9 winner, noon (second game to follow, if necessary)

COMMUNITY COLLEGE Region 13 Tournament Double Elimination At St. Cloud, Minn. Thursday’s Results Century 8, Rainy River 2

Riverland 6, Northland 1

St. Cloud 3, Minnesota State-Fergus Falls 2

Itasca 2, Rochester 1

Rochester 6, Northland 0 (Northland eliminated)

Minnesota State-Fergus Falls 4 Rainy River 0 (Rainy River eliminated)

Itasca 5, Riverland 1

St. Cloud 3, Century 2

Friday’s Results Riverland 1, Minnesota State-Fergus Falls 0 (Fergus Falls eliminated)

Century 3, Rochester 1 (Rochester eliminated)

Century 10, Riverland 3 (Riverland eliminated)

St. Cloud 9, Itasca 0

Today’s Games Century vs. Itasca, noon (winner advances to play St. Cloud for the championship)


NBA Playoffs Conference Semifinals Best-of-7 Thursday’s Results Indiana 93, Washington 80 (Indiana wins series 4-2)

Oklahoma City 104, L.A. Clippers 98 (Oklahoma City wins series 4-2)

Conference Finals Best-of-7 Sunday’s Game Miami at Indiana, 2:30 p.m. (WDIO Chs. 10&13)

Monday’s Game Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8 p.m. (TNT)


PGA Tour HP Byron Nelson Championship At TPC Four Seasons Resort Irving, TX Par: 70 Second Round Leaderboard

Brendon Todd68-64-132Paul Casey71-63-134Graham DeLaet68-66-134Tim Herron68-66-134Morgan Hoffmann68-66-134Charles Howell III68-66-134Martin Kaymer67-67-134Marc Leishman66-68-134Mike Weir68-66-134Retief Goosen70-65-135

North Lakes Golf Association Friday’s Results At Voyager Village, Danbury, Wis. Par 72 Low gross: Pete Hill, 76; low net: (tie) Carl Sjoding and Ed Wiiliainen, 70; low net (best ball): Jim Falk-Carl Sjoding, 60; low gross (best ball): Pete Hill-Dan Zika, 75; low team: (tie) Tim Colalillo-Jim Falk-Vince Osborn-Gloria West and Al Odean-John Parmeter-Dick Wicklund-Bill Zuck, 127. Monday: at Grand National Golf Club, Hinckley, Minn.


NHL Playoffs Conference Semifinals Best-of-7 Friday’s Result Los Angeles 6, Anaheim 2 (Kings won series 4-3)

Conference Finals Today’s Game N.Y. Rangers at Montreal, noon (KBJR Ch. 6)


Baseball American League Baltimore Orioles - Designated RHP Evan Meek for assignment. Recalled RHP Brad Brach from Norfolk (IL).

Cleveland Indians - Optioned RHP Danny Salazar to Columbus (IL). Selected the contract of LHP Kyle Crockett from Akron (EL).

Kansas City Royals - Designated RF Justin Maxwell for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Casey Coleman from Omaha (PCL).

Los Angeles Angels - Sent RF Kole Calhoun on a rehab assignment to Salt Lake (PCL).

Minnesota Twins - Sent RHP Mike Pelfrey and LF Josh Willingham on a rehab assignment to Rochester (IL). Tampa Bay Rays - Sent RHP Alex Cobb on a rehab assignment to Charlotte (FSL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Announced 2B Chris Getz has retired.

National League Atlanta Braves - Signed OF Brandon Boggs to a minor league contract.

Cincinnati Reds - Activated C Devin Mesoraco from the 15-day DL. Designated LHP Jeff Francis for assignment. Optioned RHP Nick Christiani to Louisville (IL).

Colorado Rockies - Sent C Wilin Rosario on a rehab assignment to Colorado Springs (PCL).

Los Angeles Dodgers - Signed RHP Jeff Bennett to a minor league contract.

New York Mets - Sent RHP Gonzalez Germen on a rehab assignment to St. Lucie (FSL).

San Diego Padres - Optioned RHP Kevin Quackenbush to El Paso (PCL).

Washington Nationals - Recalled CF Eury Perez from Syracuse (IL), placed him on the 60-day DL. Optioned C Sandy Leon to Syracuse (IL). Selected the contract of 1B Greg Dobbs from Auburn (NYP).

Football National Football League Arizona Cardinals - Acquired DT Christian Tupou off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers. Signed WR Kelsey Pope, WR John Brown, DE Kareem Martin, and TE Troy Niklas.

Baltimore Ravens - Signed RB Lorenzo Taliaferro.

Buffalo Bills - Waived WR Brandon Kaufman.

Carolina Panthers - Signed LB Denicos Allen, WR Corey Brown, DB Carrington Byndom, LB Adarius Glanton, WR Marcus Lucas, G Andrew Norwell, RB Darrin Reaves, DT Shaq Rowell, and C Jared Wheeler.

Chicago Bears - Signed T Cody Booth, G James Dunbar, DT Brandon Dunn, G Ryan Groy, LB Christian Jones, LB DeDe Lattimore, RB Jordan Lynch, LB Tana Patrick, DT Lee Pegues, RB Ka’Deem Carey, QB David Fales, DT Ego Ferguson, CB Kyle Fuller, T Charles Leno Jr., P Patrick O’Donnell, DT William Sutton, and S Brock Vereen.

Cincinnati Bengals - Acquired QB Matt Scott off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Cleveland Browns - Waived WR Greg Little.

Dallas Cowboys - Signed DT Amobi Okoye, S Ahmad Dixon, and CB Terrance Mitchell. Waived LB Jonathan Stewart.

Denver Broncos - Signed LB Shaquil Barrett, RB Kapri Bibbs, and T Aslam Sterling.

Detroit Lions - Signed G A.J. Dalton, K Nate Freese, DT Caraun Reid, and DE Larry Webster.

Green Bay Packers - Signed DB Tanner Miller, LB Carl Bradford, and CB Demetri Goodson. Houston Texans - Signed LB Jason Ankrah, K Chris Boswell, NT Austin Brown, LB Max Bullough, TE Christopher Coyle, TE Anthony Denham, DE Tyrone Ezell, T Matt Feiler, C James Ferentz, T Kevin Forsch, DE Sullivan Grosz, WR Travis Labhart, LB Terrance Lloyd, T Chris Martin, LB Chris McAllister, WR Anthony McClung, WR Nathan Slaughter, DB Marcus Williams, T Bryan Witzmann, LB Chris Young, S Lonnie Ballentine, RB Alfred Blue, CB Andre Hal, NT Louis Nix III, DE Jeoffrey Pagan, FB Jay Prosch, and QB Tom Savage.

Indianapolis Colts - Cut T Eric Pike and DB Darius Polk. NFL suspended LB Robert Mathis four games for violating the NFL’s policy on prohibited substances. Signed DB Kameron Jackson, NT Zach Kerr, LB Andrew Jackson, and T Jack Mewhort.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Signed G Austin Wentworth.

Kansas City Chiefs - Signed RB De’Anthony Thomas.

Miami Dolphins - Cut WR Ryan Lankford. Waived DE Gannon Conway.

Minnesota Vikings - Signed CB Kendall James, CB Jabari Price, and G David Yankey. New England Patriots - Cut RB Tyler Beck and LS Charley Hughlett. Signed DB Jeremy Deering, LB Darius Fleming, LB James Morris, LS Tyler Ott, T Cameron Fleming, WR Jeremy Gallon, DE Zach Moore, and RB James White.

New Orleans Saints - Signed LB Ronald Powell, T Tavon Rooks, and S Vinnie Sunseri.

New York Giants - Signed S Nat Berhe and RB Andre Williams.

New York Jets - Acquired RB Daryl Richardson off waivers from the St. Louis Rams. Signed DE Anthony Grady, TE Jace Amaro, QB Tajh Boyd, WR Shaquelle Evans, and WR Jalen Saunders. Waived T Tevon Conrad.

Oakland Raiders - Signed RB George Atkinson III, WR D.J. Coles, WR Mike Davis, LB Carlos Fields, WR Noel Grigsby, T Danny Kistler, T Erle Ladson, TE Jake Murphy, WR Seth Roberts, TE Scott Simonson, RB Karl Williams, and LB Khalil Mack.

Philadelphia Eagles - Cut WR Arrelious Benn. Signed RB Henry Josey and DT Beau Allen.

San Diego Chargers - Signed RB D.J. Adams and DB Gregory Ducre.

San Francisco 49ers - Signed RB Carlos Hyde and CB Dontae Johnson.

Seattle Seahawks - Signed DT Andru Pulu, S Eric Pinkins, and RB Kiero Small.

St. Louis Rams - Cut T Emmanuel McCray and T Graham Pocic. Signed RB Kadeem Jones.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Cut DB Anthony Gaitor. Signed RB Brendan Bigelow.

Tennessee Titans - Signed K Travis Coons, T William Poehls, S Marqueston Huff, and DT DaQuan Jones.

Hockey National Hockey League Pittsburgh Penguins - Fired general manager Ray Shero.