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TODAY’S EVENTS

Baseball

MAJOR LEAGUES Brewers at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m. (FSN-Wis./WNXR-FM 107.3)

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

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Basketball

WNBA Los Angeles at Lynx, 7 p.m.

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup Points standings 1. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 773 points. 2. Jeff Gordon, 769. 3. Matt Kenseth, 703. 4. Brad Keselowski, 696. 5. Joey Logano, 671. 6. Carl Edwards, 658. 7. Jimmie Johnson, 650. 8. Kevin Harvick, 645. 9. Ryan Newman, 645. 10. Kyle Larson, 635. 11. Clint Bowyer, 634. 12. Greg Biffle, 626. 13. Kasey Kahne, 622. 14. Austin Dillon, 616. 15. Kyle Busch, 615. 16. Marcos Ambrose, 584. 17. Paul Menard, 574. 18. Brian Vickers, 573. 19. Jamie McMurray, 566. 20. Denny Hamlin, 552. 21. Tony Stewart, 537. 22. Aric Almirola, 532. 23. Kurt Busch, 529. 24. A.J. Allmendinger, 525. 25. Casey Mears, 516. 26. Martin Truex Jr., 508. 27. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 447. 28. Danica Patrick, 419. 29. Justin Allgaier, 398. 30. Michael Annett, 360. 31. David Gilliland, 334. 32. David Ragan, 312. 33. Cole Whitt, 306. 34. Reed Sorenson, 283. 35. Alex Bowman, 265. 36. Josh Wise, 265. 37. Ryan Truex, 174. 38. Michael McDowell, 140. 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. Alex Kennedy, 37. 48. David Reutimann, 37. 49. Dave Blaney, 34. 50. Brett Moffitt, 32. 51. Boris Said, 28. 52. Timmy Hill, 22. 53. Nelson Piquet Jr., 18. 54. Eddie MacDonald, 9. 55. Tomy Drissi, 6. 56.

BASEBALL

NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Final Second Half North Division

 WLPctGBy-Mankato2115.583—Duluth2115.583—x-Willmar2418.571—Waterloo2116.568½Eau Claire2019.5132½St. Cloud1819.4863½Rochester1820.4744Alexandria1325.3429Thunder Bay928.24312½

South Division

 WLPctGBxy-Lakeshore2611.703—Kenosha2514.6412Wisconsin2414.6322½Madison2118.5386Green Bay1918.5147Kalamazoo1621.43210Battle Creek1621.43210Wis. Rapids1522.40511La Crosse1225.32414

x-won first-half title

y-won second-half title

Sunday’s Results Duluth 7, St. Cloud 6, 10 innings Alexandria 9, Rochester 5

Madison 10, Kalamazoo 8

Kenosha 8, Battle Creek 2

Lakeshore 4, La Crosse 3

Green Bay 1, Wisconsin Rapids 0

Wisconsin 9, Thunder Bay 7

Eau Claire 7, Mankato 1

Willmar 5, Waterloo 1

End regular season Playoffs Semifinals (Best-of-3) Monday’s Results Mankato 7, Willmar 4 (Mankato leads 1-0)

Lakeshore 9, Wisconsin 4 (Lakeshore leads 1-0)

Today’s Games Wisconsin at Lakeshore, 6:35 p.m.

Mankato at Willmar, 7:05 p.m. Northwoods League Postseason All-Star Team Daniel Salters, C, Eau Claire; Ryan Lidge, C, Kalamazoo; Nick Rivera, 1B, Willmar; Pete Alonso, 1B, Madison; Chris Paul, 2B; St. Cloud; Chris Godinez, 2B, Kenosha; Tyler Hermann, 3B, Eau Claire; Paul DeJong, 3B, Wisconsin; Peter Maris, SS, Mankato; Zack Domingues, SS, Wisconsin; Tyler Sullivan, OF, Mankato; Jordan Lee, OF, Alexandria; Jon McAllister, OF, Waterloo; Pat Porter, OF, Kenosha; Troy Montgomery, OF, Kalamazoo; Brett Siddall, OF, Lakeshore; Zach Arnold, DH, Wisconsin; Levi Scott, DH, Mankato; Pat McKenzie, DH, Waterloo; Alex Winkelman, LHP, Duluth;Matt Kent, LHP, Rochester; Jake Tuttle, LHP, Lakeshore; Reese Gregory, RHP, St. Cloud; Brady Anderson, RHP, Willmar; Adam Bray, Waterloo; Tyler Mark, RHP, Mankato; Rico Garcia, RHP, Kenosha; Jacob Waguespack, RHP, Battle Creek; Tim Black, RHP, Madison; Ryan Smoyer, RHP, Kalamazoo; Andrew Elliott, RHP, Lakeshore.

MVP — Pete Alonso, Madison; co-pitchers of the year — Kent, Smoyer; manager of the year — Eddy Morgan, Lakeshore; coach of the year — Mark Moriarty, Lakeshore.

BASKETBALL

WNBA Eastern Conference

 WLPctGBAtlanta1714.548—Washington1516.4842Chicago1417.4523Indiana1417.4523New York1317.4333.5Connecticut1220.3755.5

Western Conference

 WLPctGBPhoenix264.867—Minnesota247.7742.5Los Angeles1417.45212.5San Antonio1418.43813Seattle1220.37515Tulsa1220.37515

Sunday’s Results Indiana 90, New York 76

Connecticut 89, Washington 81, OT

San Antonio 82, Los Angeles 76

Chicago 80, Atlanta 69

Seattle 74, Tulsa 68

Monday’s Results No games scheduled

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

Los Angeles at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Chicago at Washington, 10:30 a.m.

Phoenix at Atlanta, 6 p.m.

FOOTBALL

NFL Preseason standings American Football Conference East

 WLTN.Y. Jets100Buffalo110Miami010New England010

South

 WLTJacksonville100Tennessee100Indianapolis010Houston010

North

 WLTBaltimore100Cleveland010Cincinnati010Pittsburgh010

West

 WLTSan Diego100Denver100Kansas City100Oakland010

National Football Conference East

 WLTN.Y. Giants200Washington100Philadelphia010Dallas010

South

 WLTAtlanta100New Orleans100Carolina010Tampa Bay010

North

 WLTChicago100Minnesota100Detroit100Green Bay010

West

 WLTArizona100St. Louis010Seattle010San Francisco010

Preseason Week 2 Thursday’s Game Jacksonville at Chicago, 7 p.m.

Friday’s Games Philadelphia at New England, 6:30 p.m.

Tennessee at New Orleans, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Oakland, 9 p.m.

San Diego at Seattle, 9 p.m.

Saturday’s Games Green Bay at St. Louis, 3 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati, 6 p.m.

Baltimore at Dallas, 6 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Indianapolis, 6 p.m.

Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m.

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

Atlanta at Houston, 7 p.m.

Arizona at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Denver at San Francisco, 3 p.m.

Kansas City at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Monday’s Game Cleveland at Washington, 7 p.m.

GOLF

PGA Tour FedEx Cup Standings

 TrnPoints1. Rory McIlroy132582.42. Jimmy Walker232492.53. Bubba Watson172171.64. Matt Kuchar201920.65. Jim Furyk171850.76. Dustin Johnson171768.67. Sergio Garcia131699.18. Jordan Spieth231691.99. Patrick Reed231621.410. Chris Kirk241571.311. Zach Johnson221552.012. Brendon Todd251542.313. Martin Kaymer151524.814. Adam Scott131479.315. Rickie Fowler221471.416. Harris English251469.517. Justin Rose161446.818. Webb Simpson201435.719. Ryan Moore211428.020. Kevin Na231413.321. Brian Harman281347.622. Hideki Matsuyama191286.123. Keegan Bradley231278.424. Matt Every231250.025. John Senden231156.926. Marc Leishman211136.127. Graham DeLaet211112.628. Ryan Palmer191068.329. Tim Clark231068.030. Kevin Stadler231066.431. Gary Woodland211059.332. Charles Howell III251041.733. Jason Day121028.034. Charley Hoffman221026.335. Bill Haas231022.936. J.B. Holmes211006.037. Kevin Streelman21972.038. Matt Jones22968.639. George McNeill21962.440. Seung-Yul Noh24949.541. Graeme McDowell15947.342. Phil Mickelson18921.443. Will MacKenzie23919.944. Justin Hicks27912.045. Russell Knox23885.146. Daniel Summerhays24868.747. Russell Henley25864.048. Brian Stuard25854.249. Chris Stroud22833.150. Cameron Tringale27818.2

North Lakes Golf Association Monday’s Results At Enger Park Golf Course Par 72 Low gross — Bob Neve, 73; low net — Gary Majeski, 62; low gross bestball — Bob Neve/Nick Neve, 68; low net bestball — Virg Boehland/Gordy Peterson, 57; low team (tie) — John Janson/George Miller/Gloria West/Jim Wuollet and Kenny Bergstedt/Dean Glockle/Gary Majeski/Dale Shanda, 118.

Next: Aug. 18 at Nemadji Golf Course.

RUNNING

BRULE LIONS 2&5 MILER Sunday’s Results At Brule 2-mile male winner — Tom Alesia, Madison, Wis., 12:03; 2-mile female winner — Emma Ostrenga, Port Wing, 13:14.

5-mile male winner — Nick Zolondek, Mauston, Wis., 28:34; 5-mile female winner — Marsy Koca, Tomah, Wis., 40:09.

TRANSACTIONS

Baseball American League Boston Red Sox - Optioned LHP Edwin Escobar to Pawtucket (IL).

Chicago White Sox - Optioned LHP Eric Surkamp to Charlotte (IL).

Cleveland Indians - Sent CF Michael Bourn on a rehab assignment to Colimbus (IL).

Detroit Tigers - Optioned LHP Blaine Hardy and LHP Patrick McCoy to Toledo (IL). Placed RHP Joakim Soria on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 10. Recalled RHP Justin Miller and LHP Ian Krol from Toledo (IL). Released LHP Casey Crosby. Selected the contract of RHP Kevin Whelan from Toledo (IL).

Kansas City Royals - Acquired LF Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins for SP Jason Adam. Released RHP Wilking Rodriguez.

Minnesota Twins - Activated 1B Joe Mauer from the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Tommy Milone from Rochester (IL). New York Yankees - Optioned RHP Bryan Mitchell to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Chris Leroux from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

Seattle Mariners - Optioned RHP Erasmo Ramirez to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled RF James Jones from Tacoma (PCL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Optioned 2B Ryan Goins to Buffalo (IL). Selected the contract of LHP Brad Mills from Buffalo (IL).

National League Los Angeles Dodgers - Activated RHP Kevin Correia. Optioned RHP Pedro Baez to Albuquerque (PCL).

New York Mets - Placed RHP Jacob deGrom on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 8. Sent RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka on a rehab assignment to St Lucie (FSL).

Philadelphia Phillies - Signed OF Tony Gwynn Jr. to a minor league contract.

Pittsburgh Pirates - Placed CF Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 4. Recalled RHP Casey Sadler from Indianapolis (IL).

San Diego Padres - Designated RF Jeff Francoeur for assignment. Recalled RF Rymer Liriano from El Paso (PCL). Sent RHP Andrew Cashner on a rehab assignment to El Paso (PCL).

Football National Football League Arizona Cardinals - Cut LB Trevardo Williams.

Atlanta Falcons - Signed LB Darin Drakeford. Waived K Sergio Castillo.

Buffalo Bills - Signed DB Sam Miller. Waived DB Michael Carter.

Chicago Bears - Signed C Robert Turner. Waived T Graham Pocic.

Cincinnati Bengals - Cut WR Jeremy Johnson and DT Zach Minter.

Cleveland Browns - Waived TE Kyle Auffray.

Dallas Cowboys - Cut G Darius Morris and RB Ben Malena. Signed RB D.J. Adams. Waived P Cody Mandell.

Detroit Lions - Acquired WR Conner Vernon off waivers from Cincinnati Bengals. Waived WR Quintin Payton.

Houston Texans - Cut WR Kofi Hughes.

Indianapolis Colts - Cut G Chad Anderson, DB Brandon Burton, DT Jeris Pendleton, and LB Daniel Adongo. Signed DE Gannon Conway. Waived T Eric Pike.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Cut DT Jordan Miller.

Kansas City Chiefs - Cut LB Dezman Moses. DB Steve Gregory retired. Signed DB Jonathon Amaya.

Miami Dolphins - Signed RB Cameron Marshall. Waived QB Brock Jensen.

Minnesota Vikings - Signed TE Kory Sperry. New England Patriots - Signed TE Ben Hartsock, TE Steve Maneri, and TE Terrence Miller. Waived RB Stephen Houston, TE Justin Jones, and TE Asa Watson.

New Orleans Saints - TE Richard Quinn retired.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Cut WR Danny Coale. Waived RB Jawan Jamison.

San Diego Chargers - Cut LB Alvin Scioneaux.

San Francisco 49ers - Cut WR Chuck Jacobs.

Seattle Seahawks - Cut DB Dion Bailey and LB Mike Taylor.

St. Louis Rams - Signed TE Brad Smelley. Waived DE Mason Brodine.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Cut LB Jeremy Grable. Waived S Mark Joyce.

Washington - Cut DB Peyton Thompson.

Basketball National Basketball Association Cleveland Cavaliers - Signed C Alex Kirk.

Toronto Raptors - NBA fined the organization $25,000 for a violation of the league’s anti-tampering rules.

NCAA Basketball Iona - Named Bill O’Keefe director of basketball operations. Named Douglas Leichner assistant coach.

Hockey National Hockey League Vancouver Canucks - Named Perry Pearn assistant coach.

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