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Baseball

MAJOR LEAGUES St. Louis at Brewers, 3:10 p.m. (FSN-Wis./WNXR-FM 107.3)

Twins at Colorado, 3:10 p.m. (FSN/WMOZ-FM 106.9/KDAL-AM 610)

NORTHWOODS LEAGUE St. Cloud at Huskies, 6:35 p.m.

Golf

PGA John Deere Classic, noon-1:30 p.m. (Golf Channel) and 2-5 p.m. (KDLH-TV Ch. 3)

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 Lineup After Friday qualifying; race Sunday Loudon, New Hampshire Lap length: 1.058 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 138.13.

2. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 137.79.

3. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 137.081.

4. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 137.076.

5. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 137.017.

6. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 136.815.

7. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 136.805.

8. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 136.702.

9. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 136.629.

10. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 136.174.

11. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 136.058.

12. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 135.912.

13. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 136.384.

14. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 136.296.

15. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 136.257.

16. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 136.257.

17. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 136.223.

18. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 136.184.

19. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 136.17.

20. (47) A.J. Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 136.15.

21. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 136.116.

22. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 135.922.

23. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 135.82.

24. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 135.718.

25. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 135.487.

26. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 135.385.

27. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 135.304.

28. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 135.217.

29. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 135.117.

30. (66) Jeb Burton, Toyota, 135.117.

31. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 134.667.

32. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 134.435.

33. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 134.288.

34. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 133.614.

35. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 133.576.

36. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 133.254.

37. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet

38. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota

39. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet

40. (32) Eddie MacDonald, Ford

41. (93) Mike Bliss, Toyota

42. (87) Timmy Hill, Toyota

43. (33) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet

HIBBING RACEWAY World of Outlaws Late Models Series Thursday’s Late Results Feature — 1. Jimmy Mars; 2. Tim McReadie; 3. Darrell Lanigan; 4. Morgan Bagley; 5. Chub Frank; 6. Rick Eckert; 7. Brady Smith; 8. Donny Schatz; 9. Shane Clanton; 10. Frank Keckencast Jr.; 11. Chase Junghans; 12. Lance Matthees; 13. Jeff Provenzino; 14. Harry Hanson; 15. John Kaanta; 16. Clint Smith; 17. Eric Wells; 18. Boom Briggs.

BASEBALL

AMERICAN LEGION Ely Midsummer Classic Friday’s Results At Ely Kenyon 5, Taconite 3

Hermantown 3, Virginia 2

International Falls 4, Cloquet 3

Kenyon vs. Duluth Lakeview, night

Pine City vs. Ely, night

At Soudan Taconite 8, Hermantown 6

Cloquet vs. Proctor, ppd. rain

Today’s Games At Ely Virginia vs. Duluth Lakeview, 8:30 a.m.

Taconite vs. Duluth Lakeview, 10:45 a.m.

International Falls vs. Ely, 1 p.m.

Cloquet vs. Pine City, 3:15 p.m.

International Falls vs. Proctor, 5:30 p.m.

Cloquet vs. Ely, 7:45 p.m.

At Soudan Proctor vs. Pine City, 10:30 a.m.

Hermantown vs. Kenyon, 1 p.m.

Virginia vs. Taconite, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday’s Games At Ely Kenyon vs. Virginia, 9:30 a.m.

International Falls vs. Pine City, 11:45 a.m.

Duluth Lakeview vs. Hermantown, 2 p.m.

Proctor vs. Ely, 4:15 p.m.

GOLF

PGA John Deere Classic At TPC Deere Run Silvis, IL Purse: $4,700,000 Yardage: 7,268; Par: 71 Second Round Leaderboard

Zach Johnson(-12)William McGirt(-12)Steven Bowditch(-11)Brian Harman(-11)Johnson Wagner(-11)Todd Hamilton(-9)Ryan Moore(-9)Rory Sabbatini(-9)Steve Stricker(-9)Bud Cauley(-8)

LPGA Women’s British Open At Royal Birkdale Golf Club Southport, England Second Round Leaderboard

Mo Martin(-6)Beatriz Recari(-3)So Yeon Ryu(-3)Sun-Ju Ahn(-2)Julieta Granada(-2)Ariya Jutanugarn(-1)Amelia Lewis(-1)Gwladys Nocera(-1)Amy Yang(-1)Shanshan Feng(E)

CLOQUET INVITATIONAL At Cloquet Country Club Friday’s First-Round Results 1. Taylor Sundbom, 72; 2. Brian Moores, 73; 3. (tie) Trent Sundbom, Dan Moline and Brett Morrison, 74; 6. (tie) Reed Kolquist, Frank Mertz and Jeff Cannon, 75; 9. (tie) Shane Johnson and Steve Gault, 76.

SOCCER

WORLD CUP Today’s Third-Place Game At Brasilia Netherlands at Brazil, 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Sunday’s Championship At Rio de Janeiro Germany vs. Argentina, 2 p.m. (WDIO Chs. 10&13)

TRANSACTIONS

Baseball American League Baltimore Orioles - Placed RHP Ubaldo Jimenez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 6. Recalled RHP Kevin Gausman from Norfolk (IL).

Chicago White Sox - Signed LHP Carlos Rodon.

Cleveland Indians - Optioned LHP T.J. House to Columbus (IL). Recalled RHP Austin Adams from Columbus (IL). Signed C Gian Paul Gonzalez.

Minnesota Twins - Optioned RHP Yohan Pino to Rochester (IL). Recalled LHP Kris Johnson from Rochester (IL). New York Yankees - Acquired LHP Jeff Francis and cash from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named later. Designated RHP Jim Miller for assignment. Recalled RHP Matt Daley from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

Seattle Mariners - Placed CF Michael Saunders on the 15-day DL. Recalled 1B Justin Smoak from Tacoma (PCL).

Tampa Bay Rays - Activated SS Yunel Escobar from the 15-day DL. Placed LHP Jake McGee on the paternity list.

Texas Rangers - Sent RF Engel Beltre on a rehab assignment to Frisco (IL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Designated RHP Bobby Korecky for assignment. Placed 1B Adam Lind on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 8. Selected the contract of 1B Dan Johnson from Buffalo (IL). Signed SS Gunnar Heidt.

National League Arizona Diamondbacks - Activated RF Mark Trumbo from the 15-day DL. Optioned LF Roger Kieschnick to Reno (PCL).

Atlanta Braves - Outrighted RHP Pedro Beato to Gwinnett (IL).

Chicago Cubs - Activated 2B Darwin Barney from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Kyle Hendricks and RHP Blake Parker to Iowa (PCL). Recalled LHP Zac Rosscup from Iowa (PCL).

Cincinnati Reds - Optioned C Tucker Barnhart to Louisville (IL). Placed RHP Raciel Iglesias on the restricted list. Placed 2B Brandon Phillips on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 10. Recalled RHP Carlos Contreras, RHP Curtis Partch, and LF Donald Lutz from Louisville (IL).

Colorado Rockies - Activated LF Carlos Gonzalez from the 15-day DL.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Sent LHP Scott Elbert on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga (CAL).

Milwaukee Brewers - Placed LHP Wei-Chung Wang on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 9. Recalled RHP Jimmy Nelson from Nashville (PCL). New York Mets - Signed OF Michael Conforto and LHP Joel Huertas.

Philadelphia Phillies - Optioned RHP David Buchanan to Lehigh Valley (IL). Placed C Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of LF Grady Sizemore from Lehigh Valley (IL). Transferred LHP Cliff Lee from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.

San Francisco Giants - Signed RHP Tyler Beede.

St. Louis Cardinals - Activated RHP Joe Kelly from the 15-day DL. Claimed C George Kottaras off waivers from the Cleveland Indians. Designated LF Mike O’Neill for assignment. Optioned LHP Tyler Lyons to Memphis (PCL). Transferred LHP Jaime Garcia from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.

Football National Football League Indianapolis Colts - Signed WR Aaron Burks.

Basketball National Basketball Association Atlanta Hawks - Waived F John Salmons.

Cleveland Cavaliers - Signed F LeBron James.

Dallas Mavericks - Signed F Chandler Parsons to an offer sheet.

Golden State Warriors - Signed G Shaun Livingston signed to a three-year, $16 million contract.

Orlando Magic - Signed G Ben Gordon to a two-year, $9 million contract.

Phoenix Suns - Signed F P.J. Tucker to a three-year, $16.5 million contract.

Hockey National Hockey League Anaheim Ducks - Signed D Jesse Blacker and D Mat Clark to a one-year, two-way contract.

Columbus Blue Jackets - Signed C Brandon Dubinsky to a six-year, $35.1 million contract extension.

Detroit Red Wings - Signed RW Daniel Cleary to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.

New York Islanders - Re-signed C Anders Lee and D Aaron Ness.

Ottawa Senators - Signed C Derek Grant to a one-year, two-way contract.

Pittsburgh Penguins - Signed D Philip Samuelsson to a one-year, two-way contract.

San Jose Sharks - Signed D Scott Hannan to a one-year contract. Signed C Micheal Haley and LW Bryan Lerg to a one-year, two-way contract. Signed D Matt Tennyson to a two-year, two-way contract.

Tampa Bay Lightning - Re-signed RW Richard Panik to a one-year, two-way contract. Signed LW Brenden Morrow to a one-year, $1.55 million contract. Signed RW Brett Connolly and C Philippe Paradis to a one-year, two-way contract.

Toronto Maple Leafs - Signed C Trevor Smith to a one-year contract. Signed D Rinat Valiev to a three-year, entry-level contract.

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