Scoreboard (July 12)


today’s TV Schedule

AUTO RACING

9:30 a.m. Sprint Cup: Pole qualifying for New Hampshire 300 SPEED

10:30 a.m. IndyCar: Qualifying for Indy Toronto (same-day tape) NBCSN

BOXING

4 p.m. Junior featherweights: Drian Francisco vs. Chris Avalos ESPN2

CYCLING

2 a.m. Tour de France (Stage 13) NBCSN

GOLF

6:30 a.m. LPGA Tour: Manulife Financial Classic (second round) TGC

9 a.m. PGA Tour: John Deere Classic (second round) TGC

10 a.m. U.S. Senior Open (second round) ESPN2

Noon Web.com Tour: Utah Championship (second round) TGC

HORSE RACING

9:30 a.m. Trackside Live! FOXSP2

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

10 a.m. St. Louis at Chicago Cubs WGN

1 p.m. Texas at Detroit or Cincinnati at Atlanta MLB

4 p.m. L.A. Angels at Seattle FOXSP

4 p.m. Colorado at L.A. Dodgers FOXSP2

NBA BASKETBALL

Noon Summer League: Atlanta vs. L.A. Clippers FOXSP2

SOCCER

2 p.m. MLS/Liga MX: Guadalajara at D.C. United ESPN2

SOFTBALL

2 p.m. World Cup: United States vs. Australia ESPN

SATURDAY’S TV SCHEDULE

AUTO RACING

4 a.m. Nationwide Series: Pole qualifying for New England 200 ESPN2

5 a.m. Sprint Cup: Final practice for New Hampshire 300 SPEED

7 a.m. Whelen Modified Series SPEED

9 a.m. IndyCar: Indy Toronto (Race 1) NBCSN

9:30 a.m. Nationwide Series: New England 200 ABC

1 p.m. Truck Series: Pole qualifying for American Ethanol 200 SPEED

2:30 p.m. Truck Series: American Ethanol 200 SPEED

CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE

3:30 p.m. British Columbia at Edmonton ESPN2

CYCLING

2 a.m. Tour de France (Stage 14) NBCSN

GOLF

3:30 a.m. European PGA Tour: Scottish Open (third round) TGC

6 a.m. European PGA Tour: Scottish Open (third round) TGC

7 a.m. PGA Tour: John Deere Classic (third round) TGC

8:30 a.m. LPGA Tour: Manulife Financial Classic (third round) TGC

9 a.m. PGA Tour: John Deere Classic (third round) CBS

9 a.m. U.S. Senior Open Championship (third round) NBC

12:30 p.m. Web.com Tour: Utah Championship (third round) TGC

horse racing

10 a.m. Trackside Live! FOXSP2

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

7 a.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees MLB

1 p.m. Regional coverage FOX

4 p.m. Boston at Oakland or Milwaukee at Arizona MLB

4 p.m. L.A. Angels at Seattle FOXSP

MAJOR LEAGUE LACROSSE

1 p.m. All-Star Game ESPN2

SOCCER

7:45 a.m. U-20 World Cup championship ESPN

9 a.m. CONCACAF Gold Cup: United States vs. Cuba FOX

5 p.m. MLS: Los Angeles at Portland NBCSN

SOFTBALL

3 p.m. World Cup: United States vs. Japan ESPN

* Tape-delayed broadcast

Soccer

MLS Glance

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Montreal 9 4 4 31 31 25

Kansas City 8 5 6 30 26 19

New York 8 7 4 28 25 24

Philadelphia 7 6 6 27 29 29

Houston 7 6 5 26 20 18

New England 6 5 6 24 21 14

Columbus 6 8 5 23 23 23

Chicago 6 8 3 21 19 25

Toronto FC 2 8 7 13 17 24

D.C. 2 13 4 10 8 29

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Real Salt Lake 10 5 4 34 29 18

FC Dallas 8 4 7 31 27 24

Los Angeles 9 7 3 30 29 22

Portland 7 2 9 30 28 17

Vancouver 8 5 5 29 29 25

Colorado 7 7 6 27 23 22

Seattle 7 6 3 24 21 19

San Jose 5 9 6 21 20 32

Chivas USA 3 10 5 14 16 32

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

Today’s game

Chivas USA at Philadelphia, 1:30 p.m.

Saturday’s games

Montreal at New York, 1 p.m.

Houston at New England, 1:30 p.m.

Toronto FC at Kansas City, 2:30 p.m.

Real Salt Lake at FC Dallas, 3 p.m.

Seattle FC at San Jose, 4:30 p.m.

Los Angeles at Portland, 5 p.m.

Sunday’s game

Chicago at Vancouver, 1 p.m.

Women’s Basketball

WNBA glance

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 10 2 .833 —

Chicago 9 4 .692 1½

New York 6 7 .462 4½

Washington 6 7 .462 4½

Indiana 4 8 .333 6

Connecticut 3 8 .273 6½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 10 3 .769 —

Los Angeles 9 4 .692 1

Phoenix 8 6 .571 2½

Seattle 5 8 .385 5

San Antonio 4 8 .333 5½

Tulsa 3 12 .200 8

Wednesday’s results

Chicago 89, Washington 85

San Antonio 88, Phoenix 80

Thursday’s results

Minnesota 69, Indiana 62

Los Angeles 94, Tulsa 78

Today games

Chicago at Connecticut, 1 p.m.

Washington at San Antonio, 2 p.m.

Saturday’s games

Indiana at New York, noon

Minnesota at Tulsa, 2 p.m.

Golf

U.S. SENIOR OPEN

Thursday’s first-round results

Jay Don Blake 32-35—67

Michael Allen 32-35—67

Kenny Perry 34-33—67

Gary Hallberg 35-32—67

Tom Lehman 35-32—67

Mark O’Meara 34-33—67

Fred Funk 34-33—67

Chien Soon Lu 36-32—68

Peter Senior 33-35—68

Bernhard Langer 33-35—68

Rocco Mediate 34-34—68

Jeff Brehaut 34-35—69

Steve Lowery 35-34—69

Colin Montgomerie 33-36—69

Kohki Idoki 35-34—69

Jeff Sluman 37-32—69

Eduardo Romero 33-36—69

Kevin Coombs 35-34—69

Corey Pavin 36-33—69

Walt Chapman 38-31—69

Stan Utley 35-35—70

Tom Watson 36-34—70

Also

Tom Kite 35-35—70

Steve Elkington 34-36—70

Dan Forsman 32-38—70

Fred Couples 35-36—71

Mark Calcavecchia 37-35—72

John Cook 34-38—72

JOHN DEERE CLASSIC

Thursday’s first-round results

Zach Johnson 31-33—64

Camilo Villegas 33-31—64

Brendon de Jonge 34-31—65

Matt Bettencourt 31-34—65

Daniel Summerhays 30-35—65

Vaughn Taylor 32-34—66

Robert Streb 34-32—66

Jim Herman 34-32—66

Kevin Streelman 32-34—66

Boo Weekley 34-32—66

Matt Jones 32-34—66

David Hearn 33-33—66

Martin Flores 34-33—67

Ryan Moore 34-33—67

K.J. Choi 34-33—67

Steve Stricker 35-32—67

Davis Love III 32-35—67

Lee Williams 35-32—67

Steve LeBrun 32-35—67

a-Patrick Rodgers 34-33—67

Patrick Reed 36-31—67

Tom Gillis 33-34—67

Chris Kirk 33-34—67

Nick Watney 33-34—67

Donald Constable 32-35—67

Dicky Pride 34-34—68

Scott Langley 32-36—68

Brian Gay 34-34—68

Charles Howell III 35-33—68

Lucas Glover 34-34—68

J.J. Henry 33-35—68

Ryo Ishikawa 36-32—68

Casey Wittenberg 34-34—68

Roberto Castro 35-33—68

Andrew Svoboda 34-34—68

Ben Kohles 34-34—68

Troy Matteson 33-35—68

Michael Letzig 34-34—68

Jerry Kelly 34-34—68

Charlie Beljan 36-32—68

Jeff Overton 33-36—69

Nick O’Hern 35-34—69

Keegan Bradley 33-36—69

Mike Weir 35-34—69

Jason Bohn 34-35—69

Brandt Jobe 33-36—69

Rod Pampling 32-37—69

Steven Bowditch 35-34—69

Joe Affrunti 32-37—69

Doug LaBelle II 34-35—69

Greg Chalmers 36-33—69

Nicholas Thompson 35-34—69

Seung-Yul Noh 33-36—69

Ken Duke 36-33—69

Harris English 34-35—69

Gary Woodland 36-33—69

Michael Bradley 34-35—69

Jonathan Byrd 33-36—69

Fabian Gomez 34-35—69

Chad Campbell 37-32—69

Justin Peters 34-35—69

John Kimbell 34-35—69

T.J. Vogel 34-35—69

Also

Carl Pettersson 35-35—70

Y.E. Yang 34-36—70

Stuart Appleby 33-37—70

John Senden 34-36—70

Jesper Parnevik 34-36—70

Aaron Baddeley 36-35—71

Chris DiMarco 35-36—71

Robert Allenby 37-35—72

Louis Oosthuizen 33-39—72

Rory Sabbatini 34-38—72

Trevor Immelman 36-36—72

a — denotes amateur

LPGA Manulife

Financial Classic

Thursday’s first-round results

Catriona Matthew 31-32—63

Angela Stanford 32-31—63

Irene Cho 33-32—65

Meena Lee 33-32—65

Belen Mozo 32-33—65

Hee Young Park 33-32—65

Inbee Park 32-33—65

Chella Choi 33-33—66

Ji Young Oh 33-33—66

Ryann O’Toole 35-31—66

Jenny Shin 33-33—66

Amy Yang 35-31—66

Jodi Ewart Shadoff 36-31—67

Nicole Hage 36-31—67

Hee-Won Han 34-33—67

Karine Icher 34-33—67

Jennifer Johnson 33-34—67

Seon Hwa Lee 34-33—67

Paola Moreno 35-32—67

Becky Morgan 34-33—67

Anna Nordqvist 34-33—67

Momoko Ueda 33-34—67

Karlin Beck 33-35—68

Amanda Blumenherst 35-33—68

Silvia Cavalleri 36-32—68

Kathleen Ekey 31-37—68

Austin Ernst 34-34—68

Sandra Gal 33-35—68

Tiffany Joh 36-32—68

I.K. Kim 34-34—68

Jessica Korda 35-33—68

Candie Kung 35-33—68

Jee Young Lee 33-35—68

Stacy Lewis 33-35—68

Lisa McCloskey 35-33—68

Suzann Pettersen 35-33—68

Morgan Pressel 33-35—68

Alena Sharp 34-34—68

Alison Walshe 33-35—68

Sun Young Yoo 35-33—68

Also

Brittany Lang 36-33—69

Karrie Webb 37-32—69

Michelle Wie 34-35—69

Laura Davies 35-35—70

Natalie Gulbis 34-36—70

Karen Stupples 35-35—70

Wendy Ward 34-36—70

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Reduced the six-game suspension of Detroit RHP Rick Porcello to five games.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned LHP Zach Britton and RHP Kevin Gausman to Norfolk (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned RHP Preston Guilmet to Columbus (IL). Recalled RHP Danny Salazar from Columbus.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Optioned OF Jimmy Paredes to Oklahoma City (PCL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Placed RHP Wade Davis on the paternity list. Recalled LHP Donnie Joseph from Omaha (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Bergmann on a minor league contract.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jonathan Van Eaton on a minor league contract.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed LHP Caleb Thielbar on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Michael Tonkin from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinstated SS Derek Jeter from the 60-day DL. Designated 1B Travis Ishikawa for assignment.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned RHP Carter Capps to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled RHP Erasmo Ramirez from Tacoma.

TEXAS RANGERS — Optioned RHP Josh Lindblom to Round Rock. Recalled LHP Joseph Ortiz and RHP Wilmer Font from Round Rock (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Sent RHP Drew Hutchison to Dunedin (FSL) for a rehab assignment. Agreed to terms with LHP Matt Boyd on a minor league contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Recalled LHP Eury De La Rosa from Reno (PCL). Optioned LHP Tyler Skaggs to Visalia (Cal).

CHICAGO CUBS — Optioned LHP Brooks Raley to Iowa (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Michael Bowden from Iowa.

CINCINNATI REDS — Placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Selected the contract of C Corky Miller from Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Optioned OF Corey Dickerson to Colorado Springs (PCL). Reinstated OF Dexter Fowler from the 15-day DL.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Placed OF Ryan Braun on bereavement leave. Recalled OF Caleb Gindl from Nashville (PCL). Agreed to terms with LHP Aaron Laffey, RHP Ryan Deeter and SS Steven Halcomb on minor league contracts.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent RHP Jared Hughes to the GCL Pirates for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned RHP Michael Blazek to Memphis (PCL). Recalled RHP Carlos Martinez from Memphis.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Sent 2B Jedd Gyorko to Lake Elsinore (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

International League

DURHAM BULLS — Released C Juan Apodaca.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed RHP Justin Kuks. Released RHP Chandler Barnard and 1B Murray Watts.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed INF Anthony Davis and OF Luis Rivera.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed INF Curt Smith and RHP Danny Meszaros.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS — Signed INF Manny Mayorson.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Released RHP Brandon Adkins.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Released OF D’Marcus Ingram and RHP Jason Mattila.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Signed OF Calvin Culver. Released OF Gus Benusa and RHP Andy Scott.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Signed G Dennis Schroeder.

BROOKLYN NETS — Re-signed F Andray Blatche. Signed G Shaun Livingston. Agreed to a terms with F Andrei Kirilenko.

CHICAGO BULLS — Re-signed C Nazr Mohammed.

DALLAS MAVERICKS — Signed G Gal Mekel and G Jose Calderon.

DENVER NUGGETS — Signed F J.J. Hickson to a three-year contract.

DETROIT PISTONS — Agreed to terms with G Chauncey Billups on a two-year contract.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS — Signed G Reggie Bullock.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Waived F Metta World Peace under the NBA’s amnesty provision.

NEW YORK KNICKS — Re-signed G J.R. Smith.

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS — Signed Gs C.J. McCollum and Earl Watson.

SACRAMENTO KINGS — Announced they are taking over basketball operations of Reno (NBADL).

SAN ANTONIO SPURS — Re-signed G Manu Ginobili. Signed G Marco Belinelli.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released WR Charly Martin. Claimed LS Kyle Nelson off waivers from San Francisco.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Agreed to terms with RW Aaron Palushaj, G Mike Murphy and D Michal Jordan on one-year, two-way contracts.

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Signed F Michael McCarron to a three-year, entry-level contract and F Ben Duffy to a one-year, two-way AHL/ECHL contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Announced the retirement of F Ilya Kovalchuk.

PHOENIX COYOTES — Re-signed LW Lauri Korpikoski to a four-year contract. Signed C Tim Kennedy to a one-year, two-way contract.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Signed F Derek Roy to a one-year contract.

WINNIPEG JETS — Agreed to terms with F Matt Halischuk.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

D.C. UNITED — Transferred D/M Alain Rochat to BSC Young Boys (Switzerland).

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed D Ibrahim Sekagya.

REAL SALT LAKE — Loaned G Eduardo Fernandez to Phoenix FC (USL PRO).

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Loaned Fb C.J. Sapong and D Kevin Ellis to Orlando City (USL PRO).

COLLEGE

FURMAN — Named Shawn Poppie women’s assistant basketball coach and Jessica Loding director of women’s basketball operations.

KENTUCKY — Suspeneded LB Kadeem Thomas and RB Khalid Thomas from the football team.

NEW JERSEY CITY — Named Peter Tylutki women’s assistant soccer coach/goalkeepers.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Named Kacy Friedman director of softball operations.