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Baseball

PCL

American Conference

Northern Division

WLPct.GB
Nashville (Brewers)6051.541
Memphis (Cardinals)5457.4866
Iowa (Cubs)5058.4638 1/2
Omaha (Royals)5160.4599

Southern Division

WLPct.GB
Albuquerque (Marlins)5952.532
Round Rock (Astros)5853.5231
Oklahoma (Rangers)5556.4954
New Orleans (Nationals)5058.4637 1/2

Pacific Conference

Northern Division

WLPct.GB
Salt Lake (Angels)6248.564
Tacoma (Mariners)6050.5452
Col. Springs (Rockies)5258.47310
Portland (Padres)5258.47310

Southern Division

WLPct.GB
Sacramento (Athletics)6348.568
Tucson (Diamondbacks)5655.5057
Fresno (Giants)5457.4869
Las Vegas (Dodgers)4764.42316

Wednesday’s Games

No games scheduled

Thursday’s Games

Albuquerque at Sacramento

Las Vegas at Omaha

Memphis at Salt Lake

Nashville at Colorado Springs

Portland at Oklahoma

Round Rock at Fresno

Tacoma at New Orleans

Tucson at Iowa

NWL

East Division

WLPct.GB
Boise (Cubs)1923.452
Spokane (Rangers)1923.452
Tri-City (Rockies)1923.452
Yakima (Diamondbacks)1725.4052

West Division

WLPct.GB
Vancouver (Athletics)2715.643
Salem-Keizer (Giants)2517.5952
Everett (Mariners)2319.5484
Eugene (Padres)1923.4528

Wednesday’s Games

Salem-Keizer 4, Boise 3, 11 innings

Tri-City 6, Eugene 4

Everett 9, Yakima 0

Vancouver 5, Spokane 4, 10 innings

Thursday’s Games

Boise at Salem-Keizer

Eugene at Tri-City

Everett at Yakima

Spokane at Vancouver

Canadians 5, Indians 4 (10)

SpokaneABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Blunt cf411001.220
Duran ss411212.290
Murphy lf402101.333
Thon 1b400000.276
Mayberry rf400001.225
Hawke dh400000.233
Teagarden c200000.000
Crabtree c211100.312
Hooft 3b402000.250
Peterson 2b411000.179
Totals 3648415
VancouverABRHBIBBSOAvg.
Massaro cf521001.325
Boyd lf513200.269
Baisley 3b300200.256
Pratt dh500003.248
Kleen 1b301020.260
Tietje pr010000.229
Bieker rf301000.253
Perez 2b512000.269
Recker c501001.197
Sellers ss401100.231
Totals 38510525
Spokane0000000310—483
Vancouver1010000021—5101

E—Zamzow (2), Duran (14), Peterson (5), Perez (8). DP—Vancouver 1. LOB—Spokane 4, Vancouver 11. 2B—Duran (11), Boyd (8). HR—Crabtree (1). SB—Murphy (8). S—Blunt. SF—Baisley 2.

SpokaneIPHRERBBSOERA
Zamzow5521016.92
Fogle2000114.72
Hall H,11000118.15
Maldonado BS,1;L,3-31 2/3 533023.94
VancouverIPHRERBBSOERA
Piekarz7300134.12
Bryant H,3 2/3 222002.30
Kilby BS,11 1/3 322002.12
Acevedo W,2-110000210.00

HBP—by Zamzow (Bieker), by Maldonado (Sellers), by Maldonado (Bieker). T—2:55. A—4,561.

Junior American Legion

‘AA’ State Tournament

Richland 13, Newport 7

LOSER THIRD

Richland513010313124
Newport01300037114

Leid, Lundgren (7) and Nipper; Collison, Paul (2), Tiede (7) and Ch. Hargrove, Co. Hargrove (6). W—Leid. L—Collison.

HITS: Richland—Barwick 4, Leid 2, Jacobs 2, Perks, Thompson 2, McKinney. Newport—Tiede, Paul, B.Green 2, Collison 2, Co.Hargrove, Z.Green 2, Wise 2. 2B—Barwick, Leid, Jacobs, Collison, Tiede. 3B—B.Green 2.

‘A’ State Tournament

Ridgefield 8, Curtis 5

CHAMPIONSHIP

Curtis030001001561
Ridgefield10041011x8131

Manteufel, Pollan, James and Martin; Ard and Simpson. W—Ard. L—Manteufel.

HITS: Curtis Vikings—Gilmur 2, Pollan, Moore 2, Martin. Ridgefield Reds—Updike, Ard, Simpson 4, Lind 2, Staph 3, Shaffer, Foster. 2B—Staph, Foster. 3B—Moore.

Ridgefield 7, Lakeside 6

LOSER OUT

Ridgefield0030103793
Lakeside1000005652

Updike, Lind and Simpson; King, Eisenhauer and Gibbs. W—Updike. L—King.

HITS: Ridgefield Reds—Pollock 2, Lind, Fritz 2, Ard 2, Simpson, Foster. Lakeside Recovery—Bennett 2, Tusnar, Gibbs 2. 2B—Pollock, Fritz, Ard, Bennett, Gibbs 2.HR—Bennett.

Basketball

WNBA

All Times PDT

EASTERN CONFERENCE

WLGB
Connecticut196
Indiana1494
Washington13126
New York12126 1/2
Detroit10138
Charlotte32115 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

WLGB
Sacramento187
Houston15103
Seattle14103 1/2
Los Angeles11126
Phoenix11136 1/2
Minnesota11147
San Antonio71911 1/2

Wednesday’s Game

Phoenix 70, Minnesota 64

Thursday’s Games

Sacramento at Charlotte, 4 p.m.

Seattle at Indiana, 5 p.m.

Mercury 70, Lynx 64

Minnesota (64)–Abrosimova 7-13 2-4 19, Ohlde 2-7 0-0 4, Hayden 2-8 2-3 6, Lassiter 2-4 0-0 4, Harrower 5-11 0-0 11, Tamik.Williams 0-2 2-6 2, Jones 4-10 1-2 11, Lovelace-Tolbert 1-5 0-0 2, Jacobs 2-3 0-0 5, Mann 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-63 7-15 64.

Phoenix (70)–Stepanova 7-12 4-7 18, P.Taylor 4-11 6-7 15, Vodichkova 6-9 2-4 14, Taurasi 3-13 5-8 12, DeForge 3-7 0-0 6, Robinson 1-1 1-2 3, Ivey 1-1 0-0 2, Harrison 0-1 0-0 0, Snell 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-55 18-28 70.

Minnesota382664
Phoenix294170

3-Point Goals—Minnesota 7-20 (Abrosimova 3-5, Jones 2-5, Jacobs 1-1, Harrower 1-5, Lassiter 0-1, Lovelace-Tolbert 0-3), Phoenix 2-6 (P.Taylor 1-2, Taurasi 1-3, DeForge 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Minnesota 41 (Jones, Ohlde 6), Phoenix 45 (Vodichkova 8). Assists—Minnesota 10 (Jacobs 3), Phoenix 16 (P.Taylor 4). Total Fouls—Minnesota 23, Phoenix 17. Technicals—Hayden, Stepanova. A—5,865 (10,807).

College men

Eastern Washington University schedule

November

19–vs. Pacific Lutheran, 7 p.m.

23–vs. Marquette (Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout, Anchorage, Alaska), 8:45 p.m.

25–vs. Southern California or Oral Roberts (Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout, Anchorage, Alaska), 11 a.m. or 4:30 p.m.

26–vs. TBA (Carrs/Great Alaska Shootout, Anchorage, Alaska), 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. or 5 p.m.

30–at Idaho, 7:05 p.m.

December

4–vs. Cal State Northridge, 1:05 p.m.

10–at UC Riverside, 7:05 p.m.

16–at Washington, TBA

19–vs. Gonzaga (Spokane Arena), TBA

23–vs. Cal Poly, 7:05 p.m.

27–at Brigham Young, 6 p.m.

29–at Boise State, 6:30 p.m.

January

1–vs. San Diego, 2:05 p.m.

5–at Northern Arizona, 6:05 p.m.

7–at Sacramento State, 7:05 p.m.

14–at Portland State, 7:05 p.m.

19–vs. Idaho State, 7:05 p.m.

21–vs. Weber State, 7:05 p.m.

26–at Montana State, 6:05 p.m.

28–at Montana, 6:05 p.m.

February

2–vs. Sacramento State, 7:05 p.m.

4–vs. Northern Arizona, 7:05 p.m.

11–vs. Portland State, 7:05 p.m.

15–at Weber State, 6:05 p.m.

18–vs. TBA at TBA (ESPN Bracket Buster), TBA

23–vs. Montana, 7:05 p.m.

25–vs. Montana State, 7:05 p.m.

27–at Idaho State, 6:05 p.m.

March

4-8–Big Sky Tournament at TBA

College women

Eastern Washington University schedule

November

6–vs. Central Washington (exhibition), 2:05 p.m.

11–at California (Preseason NIT), TBA

18–vs. Saint Mary’s, 7:05 p.m.

20–at Gonzaga, TBA

26–vs. Western Illinois (Wonder/Hostess Buckeye Classic, Columbus, Ohio), 10 a.m.

27–vs. Ohio State or Nicholls State (Wonder/Hostess Buckeye Classic, Columbus, Ohio), 10 a.m. or noon

30–vs. Cal State Northridge, 7:05 p.m.

December

10–at Portland, 1 p.m.

12–at Washington, 7 p.m.

15–vs. Santa Clara, 7:05 p.m.

20–at Northwestern State, TBA

22–at Texas A&M, 5 p.m.

30–vs. Idaho, 7:05 p.m.

January

3–vs. Washington State, 7:05 p.m.

14–vs. Portland State, 2:05 p.m.

19–at Idaho State, 6:05 p.m.

21–at Weber State, 6:05 p.m.

26–vs. Montana State, 7:05 p.m.

28–vs. Montana, 2:05 p.m.

February

2–at Sacramento State, 7:05 p.m.

4–at Northern Arizona, 6:05 p.m.

11–at Portland State, 2:05 p.m.

16–vs. Weber State, 7:05 p.m.

18–vs. Idaho State, 2:05 p.m.

23–at Montana, 6:05 p.m.

25–at Montana State, 6:05 p.m.

March

2–vs. Northern Arizona, 7:05 p.m.

4–vs. Sacramento State, 2:05 p.m.

9-11–Big Sky Conference Tournament at TBA

Football

NFL preseason

All Times PDT

Saturday’s Game

Atlanta vs. Indianapolis at Tokyo, 2 a.m.

Monday’s Game

Miami vs. Chicago at Canton, Ohio, 5 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 11

San Diego at Green Bay, 5 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 12

Detroit at N.Y. Jets, 4 p.m.

New England at Cincinnati, 4:30 p.m.

Chicago at St. Louis, 5 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Tennessee, 5 p.m.

Seattle at New Orleans, 5 p.m.

Kansas City at Minnesota, 5 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 13

Baltimore at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m.

Miami at Jacksonville, 4:30 p.m.

Denver at Houston, 5 p.m.

Buffalo at Indianapolis, 5 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Cleveland, 5 p.m.

Washington at Carolina, 5 p.m.

Dallas at Arizona, 7 p.m.

Oakland at San Francisco, 7 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 15

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 5 p.m.

CFL

East Division

WLTPtsPFPA
Toronto4208161150
Ottawa3306159177
Montreal2304169176
Hamilton0500107150

West Division

WLTPtsPFPA
Brit. Col.50010162120
Edmonton51010176119
Saskatchewan3306157141
Calgary2304126128
Winnipeg1502128184

Note: Two points for a regulation or overtime win and one point for a tie.

Thursday’s Game

Saskatchewan at Montreal

Friday’s Game

Edmonton at British Columbia

Saturday’s Games

Ottawa at Hamilton

Winnipeg at Calgary

Hockey

Spokane Chiefs’ schedule

PRE-SEASON

September

2–vs. Kamloops at Everett Tournament, 3 p.m.

3–vs. Vancouver at Everett Tournament, 3 p.m.

4–vs. Seattle at Everett Tournament, 3 p.m.

10–at Tri-City at Tri-City Tournament, 7 p.m.

11–vs. Vancouver at Tri-City Tournament, 1 p.m.

16–vs. Tri-City, 7 p.m.

REGULAR SEASON

September

24–at Kootenay, 6 p.m.

October

1–vs. Tri-City, 7 p.m.

5–at Everett, 7:05 p.m.

7–at Kamloops, 7 p.m.

8–vs. Prince Albert, 7 p.m.

12–at Everett, 7:05 p.m.

15–at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.

19–vs. Saskatoon, 7 p.m.

21–vs. Portland, 7 p.m.

22–vs. Kamloops, 7 p.m.

26–vs. Brandon, 7 p.m.

28–at Portland, 7 p.m.

29–at Seattle, 7:05 p.m.

30–vs. Kelowna, 6 p.m.

November

2–vs. Everett, 7 p.m.

4–vs. Portland, 7 p.m.

5–vs. Tri-City, 7 p.m.

9–vs. Seattle, 7 p.m.

12–at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.

13–at Portland, 5 p.m.

18–vs. Regina, 7 p.m.

19–vs. Everett, 7 p.m.

23–vs. Portland, 7 p.m.

25–vs. Seattle, 7 p.m.

December

2–at Lethbridge, 6 p.m.

3–at Medicine Hat, 6:30 p.m.

4–at Swift Current, 5 p.m.

6–at Red Deer, 6 p.m.

7–at Calgary, 6 p.m.

10–vs. Everett, 7 p.m.

11–vs. Portland, 6 p.m.

16–vs. Everett, 7 p.m.

17–at Kootenay, 6 p.m.

27–at Prince George, 7:30 p.m.

28–at Prince George, 7:30 p.m.

30–vs. Kootenay, 7 p.m.

31–at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.

January

6–at Kootenay, 6 p.m.

7–vs. Moose Jaw, 7 p.m.

8–vs. Seattle, 6 p.m.

11–vs. Prince George, 7 p.m.

13–at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.

14–vs. Tri-City, 7 p.m.

16–at Portland, 2 p.m.

18–at Seattle, 7:05 p.m.

21–vs. Kootenay, 7 p.m.

25–vs. Vancouver, 7 p.m.

27–at Seattle, 7:05 p.m.

28–at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.

29–at Everett, 5:05 p.m.

February

3–vs. Portland, 7 p.m.

4–vs. Tri-City, 7 p.m.

8–vs. Kelowna, 7 p.m.

10–at Everett, 7:05 p.m.

11–vs. Kamloops, 7 p.m.

15–vs. Vancouver, 7 p.m.

17–at Everett, 7:05 p.m.

18–at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.

21–at Kamloops, 7 p.m.

22–at Kelowna, 7 p.m.

24–vs. Tri-City, 7 p.m.

25–vs. Kootenay, 7 p.m.

28–at Vancouver, 7 p.m.

March

1–at Kelowna, 7 p.m.

3–at Portland, 7 p.m.

4–at Vancouver, 7 p.m.

8–vs. Seattle, 7 p.m.

11–vs. Tri-City, 7 p.m.

12–at Seattle, 5:05 p.m.

15–vs. Prince George, 7 p.m.

17–vs. Kootenay, 7 p.m.

18–at Kootenay, 6 p.m.

Auto racing

This week’s events

All Times PDT

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP

Allstate 400

Site: Indianapolis.

Schedule: Saturday, qualifying (TNT, 8:10 a.m.); Sunday, race (NBC, 11:30 a.m.).

Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (rectangular oval, 2.5 miles, 9 degrees banking in turns).

Race distance: 400 miles, 160 laps.

Last race: Roush Racing swept the two Pocono races of the season when Kurt Busch won the Pennsylvania 500 on July 24. Carl Edwards won the Pocono 500 on June 12 for Roush’s first win at the track.

Last year: Jeff Gordon won the Brickyard 400 to become the fourth driver to record four wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, joining four-time Indy 500 winners A.J. Foyt, Al Unser Sr. and Rick Mears.

Fast facts: There are six races left before the Chase for the Nextel Cup championship, which begins at New Hampshire International Speedway on Sept. 18. … Tony Stewart jumped to second in the standings following the Pocono race, 66 points behind leader Jimmie Johnson. Greg Biffle is third, 77 points off the pace. … Gordon, who is 15th in the standings, has seven career top-five finishes at Indianapolis. … Ford’s nine wins this season are one less than all of 2004.

Next race: Sirius at The Glen, Aug. 14, Watkins Glen, N.Y.

On the Net: http://www.nascar.com

NASCAR BUSCH

Kroger 200

Site: Indianapolis.

Schedule: Saturday, qualifying (Speed Channel, 3:05 p.m.), race (TNT, 5:30 p.m.).

Track: Indianapolis Raceway Park (oval, 0.686 miles, 12 degrees banking in turns).

Race distance: 137.2 miles, 200 laps.

Last race: Rookie Reed Sorenson took control with 33 laps to go and pulled away to win the Wallace Family Tribute 250 at Madison, Ill. Mike Wallace, one of three racing brothers from the St. Louis area family, finished second at Gateway International Raceway.

Last year: Chad Chaffin took the lead on the final lap to win the Power Stroke Diesel 200 at Indianapolis Raceway Park.

Fast facts: Randy LaJoie and Jason Keller are the only active drivers to win this race twice. Lajoie won both of his from the pole in 1996 and 1997. … The top three drivers in the standings are separated by just 84 points. … David Green finished fourth at Gateway after winning the previous week at Pikes Peak, jumping four places in the standings to seventh during that span.

Next race: Zippo 200, Aug. 13, Watkins Glen, N.Y.

On the Net: http://www.nascar.com

NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCKS

Power Stroke Diesel 200

Site: Indianapolis.

Schedule: Friday, qualifying, 3 p.m., race (Speed Channel, 5:30 p.m.).

Track: Indianapolis Raceway Park (oval, 0.686 miles, 12 degrees banking in turns).

Race distance: 137.2 miles, 200 laps.

Last race: Brandon Whitt earned his first truck victory, passing a slowed Ron Hornaday Jr. on the final turn of the last lap at Memphis Motorsports Park on July 23. Hornaday had to brake for smoke laid down by Jimmy Spencer’s Turn 4 spin.

Last year: Kyle Busch passed up a final pit stop for tires, then held off Johnny Sauter in the final laps to win the Kroger 200 at Indianapolis Raceway Park for his fourth victory of 2004.

Fast facts: Each of the 10 truck winners at Indianapolis started no worse than fifth. … Mike Skinner led all 350 laps in winning the first two truck races at Indianapolis in 1995 and 1996. … Terry Cook will carry a 72-race winless streak into this event. He finished second in the 2001 race and ninth two years later.

Next race: Toyota Tundra 200, Aug. 13, Lebanon, Tenn.

On the Net: http://www.nascar.com

NASCAR Nextel Cup leaders

Through July 24

Points

1, Jimmie Johnson, 2799. 2, Tony Stewart, 2733. 3, Greg Biffle, 2712. 4, Rusty Wallace, 2617. 5, Kurt Busch, 2537. 6, Ryan Newman, 2507. 7, Mark Martin, 2490. 8, Jeremy Mayfield, 2394. 9, Elliott Sadler, 2391 . 10, Dale Jarrett, 2372.

11, Jamie McMurray, 2363. 12, Carl Edwards, 2360. 13, Kevin Harvick, 2299. 14, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., 2262. 15, Jeff Gordon, 2258. 16, Joe Nemechek, 2169. 17, Matt Kenseth, 2159. 18, Jeff Burton, 2137. 19, Michael Waltrip, 2122. 20, Kyle Busch, 2092.

Money

1, Jeff Gordon, $4,526,293. 2, Kurt Busch, $4,357,578. 3, Jimmie Johnson, $4,308,013. 4, Tony Stewart, $3,917,809. 5, Dale Earnhardt, $Jr., $3,639,738. 6, Mark Martin, $3,602,553. 7, Greg Biffle, $3,443,248. 8, Ryan Newman, $3,293,053. 9, Elliott Sadler, $2,963,078. 10, Matt Kenseth, $2,940,878.

11, Kevin Harvick, $2,913,778. 12, Rusty Wallace, $2,889,033. 13, Kasey Kahne, $2,859,643. 14, Bobby Labonte, $2,756,014. 15, Dale Jarrett, $2,744,443. 16, Michael Waltrip, $2,663,499. 17, Jeremy Mayfield, $2,614,743. 18, Scott Riggs, $2,508,457. 19, Carl Edwards, $2,498,093. 20, Ricky Rudd, $2,487,628.

Golf

Senior Oregon Open Invitational

PNWPGA

At Wildhorse Resort, Pendleton, Ore.

Purse: $43,500

Yardage: 6,651; Par: 72

Second Round

(a-amateur)

a-Tom Phillips61-65—126
Chuck Milne65-67—132
Jeff Marsh71-64—135
Mike Early67-68—135
Kene Bensel68-69—137
a-Bob Burton71-66—137
Pat Fitzsimons67-71—138
Louie Runge69-70—139
Don Waller69-70—139
David Bobillot73-66—139
Bruce Stewart70-69—139
Also
a-Kent Brown71-75—146
Ron Barker75-73—148

2005 Presidents Cup Points

Through July 31

United States

1. Tiger Woods19,378,819
2. Phil Mickelson14,322,372
3. David Toms9,066,858
4. Kenny Perry8,004,453
5. Chris DiMarco7,893,266
6. Jim Furyk7,644,712
7. Fred Funk7,176,038
8. Stewart Cink6,925,277
9. Davis Love III6,507,884
10. Scott Verplank6,246,985
11. Justin Leonard6,022,456
12. Zach Johnson5,352,722
13. Chad Campbell5,143,542
14. Ted Purdy4,748,923
15. Joe Ogilvie4,567,634

International

1. Vijay SinghFij12.11
2. Ernie ElsSAf9.21
3. Retief GoosenSAf7.21
4. Adam ScottAus5.76
5. Angel CabreraArg5.01
6. Tim ClarkSAf4.14

Hole-in-one

MEADOWWOOD GGC–Jim Mason, No. 8, 167 yards, 7-iron.

Soccer

MLS

All Times PDT

Eastern Conference

WLTPts
Chicago117336
New England103636
D.C. United86529
Kansas City75829
MetroStars76728
Columbus610321

Western Conference

WLTPts
FC Dallas105434
San Jose94734
Los Angeles87529
Colorado611321
Real Salt Lake411416
CD Chivas USA314312

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.

Saturday’s Games

CD Chivas USA at Real Salt Lake, 3 p.m.

Kansas City at New England, 5 p.m.

D.C. United at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.

MetroStars at FC Dallas, 5:30 p.m.

Los Angeles at Colorado, 6 p.m.

Columbus at San Jose, 7 p.m.

Softball

18 ‘A’ Girls Fastpitch Nationals

Spokane Sliders 1, Oklahoma 0

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Spokane0000001130

No outs when winning run scored.

Hebert and McClung; Skillingstad and Fargher. W—Skillingstad. L—Hebert.

HITS: Oklahoma Firebirds—Richardson, Bales. Spokane Sliders—Hinrichs, Sandifer, Skillingstad.

Tennis

Acura Classic

WTA TOUR

At La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.

Purse: $1.3 million (Tier I)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Second Round

Patty Schnyder (5), Switzerland, def. Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-1.

Sesil Karatantcheva, Bulgaria, def. Lisa Raymond, United States, 7-6 (6), 6-4.

Nathalie Dechy (10), France, def. Gisela Dulko, Argentina, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (3).

Dinara Safina (16), Russia, def. Alina Jidkova, Russia, 0-6, 6-1, 6-0.

Mary Pierce (6), France, def. Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany, 6-1, 6-1.

Ai Sugiyama, Japan, def. Daniela Hantuchova (14), Slovakia, 7-5, 4-6, 6-2.

Jelena Jankovic (11), Serbia-Montenegro, def. Hana Sromova, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-2.

Francesca Schiavone (17), Italy, def. Anastassia Rodionova, Russia, 6-2, 6-2.

Elena Likhovtseva (9), Russia, def. Shahar Peer, Israel, 1-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Sania Mirza, India, def. Nadia Petrova (4), Russia, 6-2, 6-1.

Mashona Washington, United States, def. Vera Zvonareva (8), Russia, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.

Kim Clijsters (7), Belgium, def. Marta Domachowska, Poland, 6-3, 6-1.

Legg Mason Classic

ATP TOUR

At William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center, Washington

Purse: $600,000 (Intl. Series)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Second Round

Gilles Muller, Luxembourg, def. Nicolas Massu (9), Chile, 7-6 (2), 6-4.

Bobby Reynolds, United States, def. Ricardo Mello (15), Brazil, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5.

Robby Ginepri, United States, def. Karol Beck (12), Slovakia, 6-3, 6-4.

Sebastien Grosjean (8), France, def. Alexander Popp, Germany, 6-2, 6-3.

Arnaud Clement, France, def. Richard Bloomfield, England, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (7).

Juan Ignacio Chela (14), Argentina, def. Brian Baker, United States, 6-3, 6-3.

James Blake, United States, def. Radek Stepanek (4), Czech Republic, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.

Greg Rusedski (11), Britain, def. Nathan Healey, Australia, 7-6 (2), 6-2.

Luis Horna, Peru, def. Dominik Hrbaty (5), Slovakia, 6-4, 6-7 (2), 7-6 (4).

Paradorn Srichaphan (13), Thailand, def. Paul Goldstein, United States, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5.

Tomas Berdych (10), Czech Republic, def. Wayne Arthurs, Australia, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.

Idea Prokom Open

ATP TOUR

At Sopocki Klub Tenisowy, Sopot, Poland

Purse: $515,650 (Intl. Series)

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Second Round

Guillermo Coria (3), Argentina, def. Felix Mantilla, Spain, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Igor Andreev (7), Russia, def. Razvan Sabau, Romania, 6-3, 5-1, retired.

Victor Hanescu (8), Romania, def. Albert Costa, Spain, 6-3, 6-4.

Gael Monfils, France, def. Juan Monaco, Argentina, 6-4, 7-6 (5).

Fish counts

The upstream movement of chinook, Coho, Sockeye, Steelhead, and Shad at Columbia and Snake River Dams.

ChinCohoSockSteelShad
Bonneville3510275922492
The Dalles202019824113
John Day40301310331
McNary277047989456
Ice Harbor60026180
Lower Monumental12001370
Little Goose2700900
Lower Granite17004930

Moves

BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Exercised their option on 3B Aaron Boone for the 2006 season.

SEATTLE MARINERS—Placed RHP Jorge Campillo on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Clint Nageotte from Tacoma of the PCL.

National League

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Agreed to terms with LHP Armando Almanza and RHP Alan Benes on minor league contracts.

Atlantic League

NEWARK BEARS—Agreed to terms with RHP Willie Banks and RHP Nick Maness. Released RHP Giancarlo Alvarado and INF Teuris Olivares.

Frontier League

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS—Released OF Darren Heath and C Scott Madden.

FLORENCE FREEDOM—Released RHP Jason Brunke.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS—Agreed to terms with LHP Derrick Ellison. Released LHP John Richards. Announced the retirement of RHP Joe Bargosa.

WASHINGTON WILDTHINGS—Announced the retirement of 2B Bruce Baldwin.

Golden Baseball League

FULLERTON FLYERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Shane Waroff. Released C Drew York.

LONG BEACH ARMADA—Released OF Dan Dipace.

MESA MINERS—Released RHP Dan Burkhart.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS—Signed C Zaza Pachulia to a four-year offer sheet.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS—Signed G Cuttino Mobley to a multiyear contract. Renounced the rights to G Kerry Kittles and G Rick Brunson.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Traded F Caron Butler and G Chucky Atkins to Washington for F Kwame Brown. Signed G William Parker.

NEW ORLEANS HORNETS—Re-signed C Chris Andersen.

ORLANDO MAGIC—Signed G Keyon Dooling to a three-year contract.

PHOENIX SUNS—Signed G Raja Bell to a five-year contract.

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS—Waived G Nick Van Exel and G Derek Anderson.

SEATTLE SUPERSONICS—Re-signed G Ray Allen to a five-year contract.

TORONTO RAPTORS—Signed G Jose Calderon.

Women’s National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE STING—Announced the resignation of Trudy Lacey, coach, to remain general manager. Named Muggsy Bogues coach.

American Basketball Association

ABA—Granted a team to Indianapolis to begin play in 2005-06.

INDY ALLEY CATS—Named Greg Graham coach.

Continental Basketball Association

DAKOTA WIZARDS—Declined to renew the contract of Casey Owens, coach.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

DETROIT LIONS—Agreed to terms with Matt Millen, president, on a five-year contract extension.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed DL Tom Sverchek. Released WR Rich Musinski.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed C Chris Spencer. Waived K Kevin Miller.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Released LB Brian Allen and WR Nathan Black.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL—Named Stephen Walkom senior vice president and director of officiating.

BOSTON BRUINS—Signed D Brian Leetch to a one-year contract.

CALGARY FLAMES—Agreed to terms with RW Jarome Iginla on a three-year contract.

COLORADO AVALANCHE—Signed D Patrice Brisebois and C Pierre Turgeon to two-year contracts.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Signed D Bryan Berard to a two-year contract.

DALLAS STARS—Signed D Martin Skoula to a two-year contract, D Patrick Traverse and RW Mathias Tjarnqvist to one-year contracts and F Vojtech Polak to a three-year contract. Re-signed C Mike Modano to a five-year contract.

DETROIT RED WINGS—Signed D Mathieu Schneider to a two-year contract.

EDMONTON OILERS—Signed D Chris Pronger to a five-year contract. Traded F Michael York and a conditional draft pick to the New York Islanders for C Mike Peca.

MINNESOTA WILD—Re-signed G Manny Fernandez and C Marc Chouinard to one-year contracts.

MONTREAL CANADIENS—Signed F Alexei Kovalev and D Mathieu Dandenault to four-year contracts.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS—Signed F Miroslav Satan to a three-year contract.

NEW YORK RANGERS—Agreed to terms with LW Martin Rucinsky on a one-year contract. Re-signed D Thomas Pock.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Signed C Peter Forsberg to a two-year contract.

PHOENIX COYOTES—Signed D Matt Jones to a two-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS—Agreed to terms with D Sergei Gonchar on a five-year contract. Signed D Noah Welch and D Ryan Lannon.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS—Re-signed F Markus Naslund to a three-year contract. Traded F Brent Sopel to the New York Islanders for a conditional 2006 draft pick.

American Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES—Re-signed D Tim Wedderburn.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS—Signed Scott Gordon, coach, and Rob Murray, assistant coach, to two-year contract extensions.

ECHL

DAYTON BOMBERS—Named Matt Gentil vice president of corporate partnerships, Albert Branca director of ticket operations and Tiffany Dixon group sales coordinator.

FLORIDA EVERBLADES—Named Nathan Gosline director of sales, Joshua Schwinghamer director of marketing and Sandy Moskal box office manager.

United Hockey League

KALAMAZOO WINGS—Signed D Daniel Carriere and F Tyler Willis.

MUSKEGON FURY—Signed RW-D Jason Lawmaster to a one-year contract.

QUAD CITY MALLARDS—Named Brian Curran coach.

LACROSSE

Major League Lacrosse

LONG ISLAND LIZARDS—Waived A Anthony Gilardi. Claimed M Matt Schomburg from the league player pool.

OLYMPIC SPORTS

USA GYMNASTICS—Named Dennis McIntyre men’s program director and Kelly Feilke senior director of marketing.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES—Waived D Wes Hart.

COLLEGE

BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN—Named Rena Faust-Holden women’s assistant basketball coach.

BUFFALO—Dismissed G Wallace Hall from the men’s basketball team for conduct detrimental to the team.

CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE—Named Staci Schulz women’s basketball coach.

CENTRAL WASHINGTON—Named Abby Cullen women’s assistant volleyball coach.

COLUMBIA—Named Alex Oberweger associate athletics director for athletic communications.

DENISON—Named Matt McGinnis men’s lacrosse coach.

EMPORIA STATE—Announced the resignation of Shawn Siegele, men’s and women’s tennis coach.

FORDHAM—Announced the resignation of Leslie Allen, women’s tennis coach.

GEORGIA TECH—Named Mollie Simmons Mayfield senior woman administrator.

HOLY CROSS—Named Scott Gallon and John Ostrowski assistant athletic trainers.

LIMESTONE—Named Chris Wiley assistant baseball coach.

MANHATTAN—Named Kevin Leighton athletic coordinator and Mike Cole athletic operation manager.

MARIST—Named LaTanya Collins and Tyecia Powell women’s assistant basketball coaches.

MICHIGAN STATE—Named Alexandra Kyser assistant field hockey coach.

MONTANA STATE-BILLINGS—Named Mike Benke assistant baseball coach and Sean McGary interim softball coach.

MONTANA STATE-NORTHERN—Named Dan Troupe wrestling coach.

NIAGARA—Named Joe Avellino diving and assistant swimming coach, and Patrick McNelis assistant swimming coach.

OAKLAND, MICH.—Announced the resignation of Eileen Hilliard, women’s basketball coach.

RHODE ISLAND—Named Zac Shaw women’s soccer coach.

ROCHESTER—Named Martin Heath squash coach.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN—Named Austin Tait sports information director and women’s junior varsity basketball coach.

ST. JOHN’S, N.Y.—Named Allsion Davidson women’s tennis coach.

SAINT LOUIS—Named Katie Kanara assistant field hockey coach.

TCU—Named Scott Kull associate director of athletics and external operations, and Mark Cohen director of media relations.

UTAH STATE—Promoted George Brosky to second women’s basketball assistant coach. Added Ryan Johnson to the women’s basketball coaching staff.

WINSTON-SALEM—Named Chris Zona assistant athletics director for marketing and promotions, Lori Dobbins assistant director of marketing and promotions, Charlie Schoderbek men’s and women’s tennis coach, Tyrone Scales women’s bowling coach, and Cody Crill, Keith Gaither, Joshua McGee and Phil Cole assistant football coaches.

Today’s odds

America’s Line

NO LINE REPORT: On the NFL board, the four games with no lines (NL) are for teams that open up in the American Bowl in Tokyo and the Hall of Fame game in Canton.

NFL Pre-season

Favorite *Op*Cur*O/U*Underdog*

Saturday

t-Colts * 2.5 2.5 (41.5) * Falcons*

Monday

c-Dolphins * 1.5 1.5 (33.5) * Bears*

August 11

PACKERS * 2.5 2.5 (36.5) * Chargers*

August 12

JETS * 3.5 3.5 (36) * Lions*

Patriots * 2.5 2.5 (37.5) * BENGALS*

RAMS * NL NL (NL) * Bears*

VIKINGS * 3.5 3.5 (43) * Chiefs*

TITANS * 3 3 (37) * Bucs*

SAINTS * 1.5 1.5 (38) * Seahawks*

August 13

FALCONS * NL NL (NL) * Ravens*

JAGUARS * NL NL (NL) * Dolphins*

COLTS * NL NL (NL) * Bills*

TEXANS * 1 1 (37) * Broncos*

PANTHERS * 3.5 3.5 (35.5) * Redskins*

BROWNS * 1 1 (34.5) * Giants*

Raiders * 2 2 (38.5) * 49ERS*

CARDS * PK PK (35) * Cowboys*

August 15

STEELERS * 3 3 (36) * Eagles*

t- Tokyo, Japan.

c- Canton, Ohio.

Note: Open is the opening line, current is the up to date line, and O/U is the over/under point total for each game.

Home teams in capital letters

Odds to win Super Bowl XL

Detroit, Michigan

February 5, 2006

Team Open Current

Patriots 3/1 3/1

Eagles 4/1 4/1

Colts 5/1 5/1

Steelers 7/1 7/1

Falcons 10/1 10/1

Chargers 12/1 12/1

Rams 12/1 12/1

Packers 12/1 12/1

Chiefs 15/1 15/1

Broncos 15/1 15/1

Jets 15/1 15/1

Bills 18/1 18/1

Ravens 18/1 18/1

Buccaneers 20/1 20/1

Seahawks 20/1 20/1

Vikings 20/1 20/1

Cowboys 20/1 20/1

Panthers 20/1 20/1

Redskins 25/1 25/1

Titans 25/1 25/1

Jaguars 25/1 25/1

Saints 35/1 35/1

Giants 40/1 40/1

Bengals 45/1 45/1

Lions 50/1 50/1

Bears 60/1 60/1

Browns 60/1 60/1

Cardinals 70/1 70/1

Dolphins 70/1 70/1

Raiders 70/1 70/1

Texans 75/1 75/1

49ers 200/1 200/1

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