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MAJOR LEAGUES San Diego at Twins, 7:10 p.m. (FSN/WMOZ-FM 106.9/KDAL-AM 610)

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

NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Northwoods Showcase, at Madison, 4:05/7:05 p.m.


WNBA Lynx at Indiana, 6 p.m.


NASCAR Sprint Cup Points leaders 1. Jeff Gordon, 757 points. 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 740. 3. Brad Keselowski, 687. 4. Matt Kenseth, 668. 5. Ryan Newman, 642. 6. Jimmie Johnson, 633. 7. Joey Logano, 633. 8. Carl Edwards, 618. 9. Clint Bowyer, 617. 10. Kyle Busch, 611. 11. Kevin Harvick, 608. 12. Kyle Larson, 595. 13. Greg Biffle, 590. 14. Kasey Kahne, 589. 15. Austin Dillon, 588. 16. Paul Menard, 562. 17. Marcos Ambrose, 541. 18. Brian Vickers, 539. 19. Tony Stewart, 537. 20. Jamie McMurray, 536. 21. Denny Hamlin, 532. 22. Aric Almirola, 506. 23. Kurt Busch, 488. 24. Casey Mears, 487. 25. A.J. Allmendinger, 477. 26. Martin Truex Jr., 477. 27. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 423. 28. Danica Patrick, 396. 29. Justin Allgaier, 371. 30. Michael Annett, 347. 31. David Gilliland, 312. 32. Cole Whitt, 305. 33. David Ragan, 287. 34. Reed Sorenson, 262. 35. Josh Wise, 259. 36. Alex Bowman, 257. 37. Ryan Truex, 169. 38. Michael McDowell, 138. 39. Travis Kvapil, 132. 40. Terry Labonte, 77. 41. Bobby Labonte, 54. 42. Parker Kligerman, 54. 43. Jeff Burton, 51. 44. Michael Waltrip, 48. 45. Juan Montoya, 47. 46. David Stremme, 43. 47. David Reutimann, 37. 48. Dave Blaney, 34. 49. Brett Moffitt, 32. 50. Alex Kennedy, 26. 51. Timmy Hill, 22. 52. Boris Said, 9. 53. Eddie MacDonald, 9. 54. Tomy Drissi, 6.

AMSOIL SPEEDWAY Twin Ports Twin 25s Sunday’s Late Results Late Models First feature (25 laps) — Darrell Nelson, Hermantown; Harry Hanson, Eveleth, David Fieber, Chippewa Falls, Wis.; Jeff Provinzino, Hibbing; Steve Laursen, Cumberland; Tim McMann, Duluth; Todd Gehl, Solon Springs; Kyle Peterlin,

Hibbing; Chris Olson, Hibbing; Jeff Massingill, Keewatin; Trevor Wilson, Superior; Greg Ferris, Emo, Ontario; Zach Wohlers, Kelly Lake; Bobby Carlson, Hibbing; Gregg Hill, Eveleth; Robbie Cooper, South Range; Terry Lillo, Duluth; John Toppozini, Thunder Bay, Ontario; Scott Herrick, Proctor.

Second feature (25 laps) — Provinzino; Peterlin; McMann; Laursen; Hanson; Olson; Ferris; Lillo; Herrick; Jorgenson; Paolo; Toppozini.

Wissota Midwest Modified Feature — Dan Kingsley, Superior; Mack Estey, Kelly Lake; Dan Wilson, Hibbing; Kyle Matuska, Stacy, Minn.; Deven VanHouse, Silver Bay; Kevin Montieth, Rosslyn, Ontario; Jeff Klopstein, Tomahawk, Wis.; Don Scholler Statesville, N.C..; Skeeter, Estey Kelly Lake; Brady Caul, Fort Frances, Ontario Cody Carlson, Superior; Tyler Vernon, Ashland; David Simpson, Thunder Bay; Andrew Inman, Hermantown; Norm Anderson, Duluth; Josh Heavirland, Cloquet.

Pure Stock Feature (15 laps) — Mike Blevins, Hibbing; Josh Loucks, Carlton; Chad Carlson, Superior; Glenn Dammer, Hermantown; Ryan Savoy, Superior; Steve Udeen, Superior; Dan Follett, Cloquet; Shaina Rapp, Saginaw; Chad Nikstad, Superior; Jon Hammit, Cloquet; Lucas Carlson, Cloquet; Matt Cunha Hibbing; Zene Anderson, Superior.


AMERICAN LEGION Minnesota State Tournament Division II At Luverne, Minn. Double Elimination Saturday’s Results Osakis 4, Dilworth 3 (Dilworth eliminated)

International Falls 8, La Crescent 4 (La Crescent eliminated)

Osakis 6, International Falls 2 (International Falls eliminated)

Plato 9, Foley 1

St. James 5, Luverne 1

Sunday’s Results Third place — Foley 3, Luverne 2

Championshiip — Plato 6, St. James 0


WNBA Eastern Conference

 WLPctGBAtlanta1710.630—Indiana1315.4644.5Washington1315.4644.5New York1215.4445Chicago1216.4295.5Connecticut1118.3797

Western Conference

 WLPctGBPhoenix234.852—Minnesota226.7861.5Los Angeles1315.46410.5San Antonio1316.44811Tulsa1019.34514Seattle1020.33314.5

Sunday’s Results New York 83, Atlanta 76

Los Angeles 70, Connecticut 69

Chicago 76, Washington 65

Seattle 71, San Antonio 65

Today’s Games New York at Washington, 6 p.m.

Chicago at Connecticut, 6 p.m.

Minnesota at Indiana, 6 p.m. Atlanta at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Tulsa at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.


NFL Preseason Sunday’s Result N.Y. Giants 17, Buffalo 13

Thursday’s Games Indianapolis at N.Y. Jets, 6 p.m.

New England at Washington, 6:30 p.m.

San Francisco at Baltimore, 6:30 p.m.

Cincinnati at Kansas City, 7 p.m.

Seattle at Denver, 8 p.m.

Dallas at San Diego, 9 p.m.

Friday’s Games Miami at Atlanta, 6 p.m.

Buffalo at Carolina, 6:30 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Jacksonville, 6:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Chicago, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at St. Louis, 7 p.m.

Oakland at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Saturday’s Games Cleveland at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Giants, 6:30 p.m.

Green Bay at Tennessee, 7 p.m. Houston at Arizona, 7:30 p.m.


North Lakes Golf Association At Eagle Ridge Golf Course, Coleraine Par 72 Low gross — Tyler Harvey, 71; low net — Ray McIvor, 65; low gross bestball — Tyler Harvey/Pat McBride, 69; low net bestball — Phil Bishop/Tim Colalillo, 58; low team (tie) — Jim Janousek/Brett Johnson/Rick Madill/Bob Neve and Dick Krasal/Jerry Lawrence/Nick Neve/Al Potvien, 123.

Next: Aug. 11 at Enger Park Golf Course.


Baseball American League Boston Red Sox - Optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket (IL).

Chicago White Sox - Optioned RHP Taylor Thompson to Charlotte (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Maikel Cleto from Charlotte (IL).

Houston Astros - Sent RF George Springer on a rehab assignment to Quad Cities (MWL).

Kansas City Royals - Outrighted C Brett Hayes to Omaha (PCL).

Los Angeles Angels - Activated CF Collin Cowgill from the 15-day DL. Placed RHP Mike Morin on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 1.

Minnesota Twins - Optioned LHP Logan Darnell to Rochester (IL). New York Yankees - Placed RHP David Phelps on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Matt Daley from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

Texas Rangers - Activated 1B Mike Carp. Outrighted LHP Ryan Feierabend to Round Rock (PCL). Placed C Chris Gimenez on the paternity list.

National League Arizona Diamondbacks - Sent CF A.J. Pollock on a rehab assignment to Reno (PCL).

Colorado Rockies - Outrighted LHP Pedro Hernandez to Colorado Springs (PCL).

Los Angeles Dodgers - Placed RHP Chris Perez on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Carlos Frias from Albuquerque (PCL). Transferred LHP Paul Maholm from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.

Milwaukee Brewers - Sent LHP Wei-Chung Wang on a rehab assignment to AZL Brewers (AZL).

San Francisco Giants - Sent CF Angel Pagan on a rehab assignment to Fresno (PCL). Signed LHP Jose De Paula to a minor league contract.

Washington Nationals - Placed LF Nate McLouth on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 2. Recalled RF Steven Souza from Syracuse (IL).

Football National Football League Atlanta Falcons - Cut RB Roosevelt Nix.

Cleveland Browns - Cut DE Edgar Jones. Waived G Jason Pinkston. Waived WR Chandler Jones.

Dallas Cowboys - Signed G Wayne Tribue. Waived G Brian Clarke.

Detroit Lions - Acquired WR Jon Baldwin off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers. Waived WR Reese Wiggins.

Houston Texans - Cut T Brice Schwab.

Indianapolis Colts - Cut WR Greg Moore. Placed DB Brandon Burton on IR. Signed LB Shawn Loiseau and WR Nu’Keese Richardson.

Kansas City Chiefs - Cut RB James Baker and DB David Van Dyke. Signed DT Jairus Campbell.

Miami Dolphins - Signed QB Brock Jensen. Waived WR Rantavious Wooten.

Minnesota Vikings - Signed DB Chris Crocker. Waived DE Rakim Cox. New York Giants - Waived RB David Wilson.

New York Jets - Waived DB Brandon Hardin.

San Francisco 49ers - Waived RB Kendall Hunter.

Seattle Seahawks - Signed DT Andru Pulu and G Wade Smith. Waived LB Brandon Denmark and WR Ronald Johnson.

Washington - Placed WR Jerry Rice Jr. on IR. Signed DT Jeremy Towns.

NCAA Football Louisiana State - Announced S Jalen Mills has been reinstated.

Basketball National Basketball Association Atlanta Hawks - Named Neven Spahija assistant coach.