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Baseball

MAJOR LEAGUES

Twins at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. (FSN/WMOZ-FM 106.9/KDAL-AM 610)

Brewers at San Francisco, 8:05 p.m. (FSN-Wis./WNXR-FM 107.3)

Cross Country

COLLEGE MEN AND WOMEN

St. Scholastica at Tom Barry Invitational in Green Bay, 11 a.m.

Football

COLLEGE

Wisconsin vs. Louisiana State, at Houston, 8 p.m. (ESPN/WDSM-AM 710)

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Minnesota West vs. Fond du Lac, at Esko, noon (WKLK-FM 96.5)

Golf

PGA

Deutsche Bank Championship, 2-5:30 p.m. (Golf Channel)

 

Soccer

COLLEGE MEN

St. Scholastica vs. Southwestern (San Antonio), 5 p.m.

Dubuque vs. Wisconsin-Superior (Elmhurst, Ill.), 4 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS

Holy Angels Academy at Duluth Marshall, 11 a.m.

 

COLLEGE WOMEN

St. Scholastica vs. Hardin-Simmons (San Antonio), 7 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS

Wayzata at Duluth East, noon

Holy Angels Academy at Cloquet-Carlton, 1 p.m.

Volleyball

COLLEGE

St. Scholastica vs. Occidental (LaVerne, Calif.), 11 a.m.

St. Scholastica at LaVerne, 1 p.m.

Wisconsin-Superior vs. Alvemo College (Beloit, Wis.), noon

Wisconsin-Superior vs. Marian University (Beloit), 2 p.m.

Basketball

WNBA Playoffs

Conference Championships

Best-of-3

Friday’s Result

Phoenix 85, Minnesota 71

Today’s Game

Chicago at Indiana, 6 p.m. (NBA-TV)

Football

NFL

American Football Conference

East

                 W      L   T Pct PF PA

Miami        3      1   0 .750 69 63

N.Y. Jets     2      2   0 .500 69 99

New England     2   2 0 .500 91 81

Buffalo       1      4   0 .200 63 104

South

                 W      L   T Pct PF PA

Houston      2      2   0 .500 63 96

Tennessee 2      2   0 .500 71 83

Jacksonville 1     3   0 .250 61 67

Indianapolis      0   4 0 .000 60 98

North

                 W      L   T Pct PF PA

Baltimore   4      0   0 1.000 105 63

Cincinnati   2      2   0 .500 110 86

Pittsburgh   1      3   0 .250 56 77

Cleveland   1      3   0 .250 82 83

West

                 W      L   T Pct PF PA

Denver        3      1   0 .750 99 37

Oakland     2      2   0 .500 95 98

San Diego  2      2   0 .500 60 78

Kansas City 1      3   0 .250 83 131

National Football Conference

East

                 W      L   T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Giants  5      0   0 1.000 115 92

Washington 3     1   0 .750 88 62

Philadelphia      2   2 0 .500 131 104

Dallas         0      4   0 .000 60 116

South

                 W      L   T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 3     1   0 .750 93 87

Atlanta       2      2   0 .500 64 80

Carolina     2      2   0 .500 63 66

Tampa Bay 1      3   0 .250 61 74

North

                 W      L   T Pct PF PA

Minnesota 4      0   0 1.000 89 49

Green Bay  3      1   0 .750 102 62

Detroit        3      1   0 .750 75 51

Chicago      2      2   0 .500 73 114

West

                 W      L   T Pct PF PA

Seattle       2      2   0 .500 122 82

San Fran.   2      2   0 .500 64 77

Arizona       1      3   0 .250 82 61

St. Louis     1      3   0 .250 77 75

Pre-Season Week 3

Thursday’s Games

Philadelphia 31, Pittsburgh 21

Friday’s Games

Detroit 13, Jacksonville 12

New England 30, Carolina 7

N.Y. Giants 35, N.Y. Jets 24

Green Bay 31, Oakland 21

Seattle 34, Chicago 6

Saturday’s Games

Tampa Bay 27, Buffalo 14

Tennessee 24, Atlanta 17

Miami 25, Dallas 20

Baltimore 23, Washington 17

St. Louis 33, Cleveland 14

New Orleans 23, Indianapolis 17

Minnesota 30, Kansas City 12

Houston 18, Denver 17

Sunday’s Games

San Francisco 21, San Diego 7

Cincinnati 19, Arizona 13

Pre-Season Week 4

Thursday’s Games

Atlanta 24, Jacksonville 14

Detroit 23, Buffalo 0

Cincinnati 35, Indianapolis 7

Miami 14, St. Louis 13

Philadelphia 37, N.Y. Jets 7

Green Bay 34, Kansas City 14

N.Y. Giants 16, New England 13

Carolina 10, Pittsburgh 0

Washington 24, Tampa Bay 10

Cleveland 33, Chicago 13

Denver 27, Dallas 3

Minnesota 19, Tennessee 3

Baltimore 22, New Orleans 13

San Francisco 40, Houston 13

Oakland 41, Seattle 31

San Diego 12, Arizona 9

COLLEGE

(Overall records in parentheses)

Big Ten

West Division

Minnesota (1-0)....................... 0-0

Illinois (0-0)............................. 0-0

Iowa (0-0)................................ 0-0

Nebraska (0-0)......................... 0-0

Northwestern (0-0).................... 0-0

Purdue (0-0)............................. 0-0

Wisconsin (0-0)....................... 0-0

East Division

Michigan State (1-0)................ 0-0

Rutgers (1-0)............................ 0-0

Indiana (0-0)............................ 0-0

Maryland (0-0)......................... 0-0

Michigan (0-0)......................... 0-0

Ohio State (0-0)........................ 0-0

Penn State (0-0)....................... 0-0

Thursday’s Results

Minnesota 42, Eastern Illinois 20

Rutgers 41, Washington State 38

Friday’s Result

Michigan State 45, Jacksonville State 7

Today’s Games

Wisconsin at Louisiana State, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Penn State vs. Central Florida, at Dublin, Ireland, 7:30 a.m. (ESPN2)

Youngstown State at Illinois, 11 a.m. (Big Ten Network)

Indiana State at Indiana, 11 a.m. (ESPNews)

Northern Iowa at Iowa, 11 a.m. (Big Ten Network)

Appalachian State at Michigan, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)

Ohio State at Navy, 11 a.m. (CBS Sports Network)

Western Michigan at Purdue, 11 a.m. (ESPNU)

California at Northwestern, 2:30 p.m. (WDIO Chs. 10&13/ESPN2)

James Madison at Maryland, 2:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

Florida Atlantic at Nebraska, 2:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

Golf

Deutsche Bank Championship

At TPC of Boston

Norton, MA

Yardage: 7,216; Par: 71

First Round

Ryan Palmer................... 33-30-63

Keegan Bradley.............. 32-33-65

Jason Day....................... 32-34-66

Chesson Hadley.............. 34-32-66

Webb Simpson............... 35-31-66

Bill Haas......................... 36-31-67

Russell Knox................... 33-34-67

Carl Pettersson................ 35-32-67

Ian Poulter...................... 34-33-67

Jordan Spieth................. 35-32-67

Tennis

US Open

Friday

At New York

Men’s Singles

Second Round

Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Samuel Groth, Australia, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

David Ferrer (4), Spain, def. Bernard Tomic, Australia, walkover.

Tomas Berdych (6), Czech Republic, def. Martin Klizan, Slovakia, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

Grigor Dimitrov (7), Bulgaria, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.

Dominic Thiem, Austria, def. Ernests Gulbis (11), Latvia, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.

Richard Gasquet (12), France, def. Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-3.

Marin Cilic (14), Croatia, def. Illya Marchenko, Ukraine, 7-6 (2), 6-2, 6-4.

Adrian Mannarino, France, def. Fabio Fognini (15), Italy, 6-3, 6-4, 6-1.

Roberto Bautista-Agut (17), Spain, def. Tim Smyczek, United States, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1.

Kevin Anderson (18), South Africa, def. Jerzy Janowicz, Poland, 6-7 (6), 6-2, 6-1, 6-3.

Feliciano Lopez (19), Spain, def. Tatsuma Ito, Japan, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4).

Gael Monfils (20), France, def. Alejandro Gonzalez, Colombia, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2.

Gilles Simon (26), France, def. Federico Delbonis, Argentina, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1.

David Goffin, Belgium, def. Joao Sousa (32), Portugal, 6-4, 6-2, 6-0.

Teymuraz Gabashvili, Russia, def. Alexander Kudryavtsev, Russia, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (4).

Woman’s Singles

Third Round

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Croatia, def. Simona Halep (2), Romania, 7-6 (6), 6-2.

Belinda Bencic, Switzerland, def. Angelique Kerber (6), Germany, 6-1, 7-5.

Jelena Jankovic (9), Serbia, def. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, 6-1, 6-0.

Caroline Wozniacki (10), Denmark, def. Andrea Petkovic (18), Germany, 6-3, 6-2.

Sara Errani (13), Italy, def. Venus Williams (19), United States, 6-0, 0-6, 7-6 (5).

Lucie Safarova (14), Czech Republic, def. Alize Cornet (22), France, 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-4.

Shuai Peng, China, def. Roberta Vinci (28), Italy, 6-4, 6-3.

Volleyball

COLLEGE

Friday’s Results

Wisconsin-Superior def. Rockford University 25-11, 25-12, 25-10

Milwaukee School of Engineering def. Wisconsin-Superior 9-25, 22-25, 25-21, 28-26, 9-15

Transactions

Baseball

American League

Boston Red Sox - Recalled RHP Anthony Ranaudo from Pawtucket (IL).

Cleveland Indians - Activated C Yan Gomes from the 7-day DL. Placed C Chris Gimenez on the paternity list. Signed 1B Russell Branyan to a minor league contract.

Detroit Tigers - Designated RHP Jose Ortega for assignment. Optioned LHP Kyle Lobstein to Toledo (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Evan Reed from Toledo (IL).

Houston Astros - Sent LHP Darin Downs on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christi (TL).

Kansas City Royals - Designated LHP Bruce Chen for assignment. Recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Omaha (PCL).

Los Angeles Angels - Outrighted RHP Dane De La Rosa to Salt Lake (PCL).

Seattle Mariners - Recalled CF James Jones from Tacoma (PCL).

Texas Rangers - Placed LF Jim Adduci on the 7-day DL. Released RHP Phillip Irwin. Selected the contract of 3B Ryan Rua from Round Rock (PCL). Signed RF Cory Patton to a minor league contract.

National League

Arizona Diamondbacks - Released OF Xavier Paul.

New York Mets - Placed 2B Daniel Murphy on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 25th. Selected the contract of 2B Dilson Herrera from Binghamton (EL).

Pittsburgh Pirates - Optioned RHP Gerrit Cole to Bristol (APP). Outrighted 2B Tommy Field to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RF Andrew Lambo from Indianapolis (IL). Sent RHP Stolmy Pimentel on a rehab assignment to Indianapolis (IL).

St. Louis Cardinals - Activated C Yadier Molina from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Tony Cruz to Memphis (PCL).

Football

National Football League

Atlanta Falcons - Cut LB Pat Angerer and RB Josh Vaughan. Waived DE Nosa Eguae, RB Maurice Hagens, DB Jordan Mabin, WR Freddie Martino, DB Kimario McFadden, TE Jacob Pedersen, OL Adam Replogle, DT Donte Rumph, LB Yawin Smallwood, and T Pat McQuistan.

Baltimore Ravens - NFL suspended DB Will Hill six games for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. Waived DT Levi Brown, DT Derrick Hopkins, TE Nathan Overbay, LB DJ Roberts, and C Reggie Stephens.

Buffalo Bills - Cut DT Landon Cohen, P Brian Moorman, and QB Jordan Palmer. NFL suspended LB Nigel Bradham one game for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. Placed CB Mario Butler, CB Bobby Felder, and TE Tony Moeaki on IR. Waived LB Xavius Boyd, TE Dominique Jones, DB Kamaal McIlwain, DB Sam Miller, RB Evan Rodriguez, WR Naaman Roosevelt, and C Jared Wheeler.

Chicago Bears - Cut WR Armanti Edwards, TE Jeron Mastrud, T Dennis Roland, and C Robert Turner. Waived RB Jordan Lynch.

Cincinnati Bengals - Cut RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis and QB Tyler Wilson. Waived LB Brandon Joiner and DT Lakendrick Ross.

Cleveland Browns - Cut T Randall Harris.

Dallas Cowboys - Cut DB Dashaun Phillips.

Detroit Lions - Waived DB DeJon Gomes.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Waived NT David Carter.

Miami Dolphins - Cut DB Jalil Brown. Waived K John Potter.

New York Giants - Cut DE Emmanuel Dieke.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Acquired DB B.W. Webb off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys. Placed LB Jordan Zumwalt on IR. Waived DB Devin Smith.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Cut K Connor Barth.

NCAA Football

Notre Dame - Suspended S Eilar Hardy one game after an academic dishonesty investigation.

Basketball

NCAA Basketball

American U. - Signed head coach Mike Brennan to a contract extension through the 2020 season.

Hockey

National Hockey League

Edmonton Oilers - Re-signed D Justin Schultz to a one-year, $3.675 million contract.

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