Scoreboard (March 7)


TODAY’S TV SCHEDULE

BASEBALL

10 a.m. Spring training: L.A. Dodgers vs. Texas FOXSP2

10 a.m. World Baseball Classic Italy vs. Mexico (first round) MLB

1:30 p.m. World Baseball Classic Venezuela vs. Dominican Rep. (first round) MLB

5 p.m. World Baseball Classic (second round) MLB

CYCLING

11:30 a.m. Paris-Nice (stage 4) * NBCSN

GOLF

9 a.m. PGA Tour-WGC: Cadillac Championship (first round) TGC

1:30 p.m. PGA Tour: Puerto Rico Open (first round) * TGC

HORSE RACING

1 p.m. Trackside Live! FOXSP2

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

2 p.m. Kentucky at Georgia ESPN

2 p.m. Virginia at Florida State ESPN2

2 p.m. Butler at Massachusetts NBCSN

4 p.m. Wisconsin at Michigan State ESPN

4 p.m. Oregon at Colorado ESPN2

6 p.m. Long Beach State at UC Davis ESPN2

NBA BASKETBALL

3 p.m. Oklahoma City at New York TNT

5:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Denver TNT/FOXSP2

NHL HOCKEY

5:30 p.m. Dallas at Los Angeles FOXSP

FRIDAY’S TV SCHEDULE

AUTO RACING

8 a.m. Nationwide Series: Practice for Sam’s Town 300 SPEED

10 a.m. Sprint Cup: Practice for KOBALT Tools 400 SPEED

11:30 a.m. Nationwide Series: Final practice for Sam’s Town 300 SPEED

1:30 p.m. Sprint Cup: Pole qualifying for KOBALT Tools 400 SPEED

BASEBALL

Midnight World Baseball Classic (second round) MLB

11 a.m. Spring training: L.A. Angels vs. Arizona FOXSP

9:30 p.m. World Baseball Classic Canada vs. Italy (first round) MLB

12:30 p.m. World Baseball Classic Spain vs. Puerto Rico (first round) MLB

4 p.m. World Baseball Classic Mexico vs. United States (first round) MLB

BOXING

4 p.m. Junior welterweights: Victor Cayo vs. Emmanuel Taylor ESPN2

6 p.m. Junior middleweights: Hugo Centeno vs. Keandrae Leatherwoood SHO

COLLEGE WRESTLING

3 p.m. Oklahoma at Oklahoma St. FOXSP

CYCLING

11:30 a.m. Paris-Nice (stage 5) * NBCSN

GOLF

9 a.m. PGA Tour-WGC: Cadillac Championship (second round) TGC

1:30 p.m. PGA Tour: Puerto Rico Open (second round) * TGC

HORSE RACING

10:30 a.m. Trackside Live! FOXSP2

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

2 p.m. Kent State at Akron ESPN2

MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY

2:30 p.m. Maine at New Hampshire NBCSN

NBA BASKETBALL

3 p.m. Atlanta at Boston ESPN

5:30 p.m. Houston at Golden State ESPN

5:30 p.m. Toronto at L.A. Lakers TWCS

NHL HOCKEY

5:30 p.m. Calgary at Anaheim FOXSP2

TENNIS

9 a.m. BNP Paribas Open TEN

* Tape-delayed broadcast

Today’s BIIF games

SOFTBALL

Ka‘u at Hilo, 3 p.m.

Waiakea at Keaau, 3 p.m.

Kealakehe at Hawaii Prep, 3 p.m.

Honokaa at Konawaena, 3 p.m.

Men’s College Basketball

Major Scores

Wednesday’s results

east

Charlotte 89, Duquesne 87, OT

La Salle 84, George Washington 70

Saint Joseph’s 81, Rhode Island 44

Syracuse 78, DePaul 57

Temple 74, Fordham 55

Villanova 67, Georgetown 57

SOUTH

East Carolina 88, Tulane 85

Florida 66, Vanderbilt 40

Georgia Tech 71, Miami 69

NC State 81, Wake Forest 66

North Carolina 79, Maryland 68

South Carolina 79,Mississippi St. 72

South Florida 65, UConn 51

Tennessee 82, Auburn 75

UCF 74, UAB 70

VCU 93, Richmond 82

MIDWEST

Dayton 75, St. Bonaventure 63

Iowa St. 87, Oklahoma St. 76

Michigan 80, Purdue 75

Nebraska 53, Minnesota 51

Xavier 77, Saint Louis 66, OT

SOUTHWEST

Houston 84, Rice 62

LSU 68, Texas A&M 57

Oklahoma 83, West Virginia 70

SMU 71, Tulsa 65

FAR WEST

CS Bakersfield 75, Seattle 74, OT

Colorado St. 78, Wyoming 56

New Mexico 75, Nevada 62

San Diego St. 58, Air Force 51

Stanford 83, California 70

Washington 65, Southern Cal 57

Washington St. 73, UCLA 61

TOURNAMENT

Atlantic Sun Conference

First Round

Florida Gulf Coast 73, North Florida 63

Mercer 82, Lipscomb 48

Northeast Conference

First Round

LIU Brooklyn 91, Quinnipiac 83

Mount St. Mary’s 75, Bryant 69

Robert Morris 75, St. Francis (NY) 57

Wagner 72, CCSU 50

Ohio Valley Conference

First Round

Morehead St. 73, UT-Martin 66

SE Missouri 78, E. Illinois 68

Patriot League

First Round

Army 65, American U. 44

Bucknell 58, Navy 42

Lafayette 77, Holy Cross 54

Lehigh 71, Colgate 64

West Coast Conference

First Round

Loyola Marymount 65, Portland 54

Women’s College Basketball

Major Scores

Wednesday’s results

EAST

Akron 77, Buffalo 60

Delaware 86, Georgia St. 58

James Madison 62, Drexel 53

Northeastern 88, Hofstra 81

SOUTH

Towson 66, UNC Wilmington 57

William & Mary 63, George Mason 53

MIDWEST

Bowling Green 51, Kent St. 43

Cent. Michigan 63, E. Michigan 56

Miami (Ohio) 66, Ohio 61

Toledo 63, Ball St. 39

W. Michigan 58, N. Illinois 50

FAR WEST

New Mexico 66, Nevada 43

San Diego St. 73, Air Force 55

UNLV 70, Boise St. 60

Wyoming 65, Colorado St. 51

TOURNAMENT

Atlantic Sun Conference

First Round

Florida Gulf Coast 73, Kennesaw St. 47

Stetson 66, ETSU 55

Big South Conference

First Round

Gardner-Webb 64, Coastal Carolina 60

Longwood 70, Charleston Southern 63

Radford 56, UNC Asheville 39

Ohio Valley Conference

First Round

E. Kentucky 62, Murray St. 51

SIU-Edwardsville 73, Tennessee St. 61

Southeastern Conference

First Round

Alabama 63, Mississippi St. 36

West Coast Conference

First Round

San Francisco 80, Pepperdine 48

Pro Baseball

Spring Training Glance

AMERICAN LEAGUE

W L Pct

Kansas City 10 0 1.000

Seattle 10 1 .909

Baltimore 7 2 .778

Tampa Bay 8 4 .667

Chicago 5 3 .625

Cleveland 8 5 .615

Boston 6 5 .545

Minnesota 6 5 .545

Houston 5 5 .500

Toronto 5 5 .500

Detroit 5 6 .455

Oakland 5 6 .455

Texas 3 7 .300

New York 3 8 .273

Los Angeles 2 8 .200

NATIONAL LEAGUE

W L Pct

Washington 5 3 .625

Miami 4 3 .571

Colorado 6 5 .545

San Diego 7 6 .538

Arizona 5 5 .500

Atlanta 6 6 .500

Philadelphia 5 5 .500

Los Angeles 4 5 .444

San Francisco 4 5 .444

St. Louis 4 5 .444

Chicago 5 7 .417

Milwaukee 4 6 .400

Pittsburgh 3 7 .300

New York 2 5 .286

Cincinnati 2 11 .154

NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against nonmajor league teams do not.

Wednesday’s results

Detroit 4, Toronto 1

St. Louis 7, Miami 2

Philadelphia 6, Washington 3

Pittsburgh 9, Boston 3

Milwaukee 7, Seattle 6

Cleveland 4, L.A. Dodgers 0

Texas 3, Chicago Cubs 2

Kansas City 8, Arizona 1

Today’s games

Roundup>Boston vs. Minnesota (ss) at Fort Myers, Fla., 8:05 a.m.

Roundup>Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 8:05 a.m.

Roundup>Toronto vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 8:05 a.m.

Roundup>Washington vs. Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., 8:05 a.m.

Roundup>Minnesota (ss) vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 8:05 a.m.

Roundup>N.Y. Yankees vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 8:05 a.m.

Roundup>Miami vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 8:10 a.m.

Roundup>Arizona vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 10:05 a.m.

Roundup>Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 10:05 a.m.

Roundup>San Francisco vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 a.m.

Roundup>Seattle (ss) vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 10:05 a.m.

Roundup>Texas vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 10:05 a.m.

Roundup>L.A. Angels vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 a.m.

Roundup>Seattle (ss) vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 10:05 a.m.

Roundup>Detroit vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Soccer

MLS Glance

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Columbus 1 0 0 3 3 0

Kansas City 1 0 0 3 3 1

Houston 1 0 0 3 2 0

Montreal 1 0 0 3 1 0

New York 0 0 1 1 3 3

New England 0 0 0 0 0 0

Toronto FC 0 1 0 0 0 1

Philadelphia 0 1 0 0 1 3

D.C. 0 1 0 0 0 2

Chicago 0 1 0 0 0 4

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 1 0 0 3 4 0

Real Salt Lake 1 0 0 3 2 0

Vancouver 1 0 0 3 1 0

FC Dallas 1 0 0 3 1 0

Portland 0 0 1 1 3 3

Colorado 0 1 0 0 0 1

Seattle 0 1 0 0 0 1

San Jose 0 1 0 0 0 2

Chivas USA 0 1 0 0 0 3

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

Saturday’s games

Kansas City at Toronto FC, 8:30 a.m.

Philadelphia at Colorado, 1 p.m.

Real Salt Lake at D.C. United, 2 p.m.

New England at Chicago, 2:30 p.m.

Columbus at Vancouver, 2:30 p.m.

Montreal at Portland, 5:30 p.m.

Sunday’s games

FC Dallas at Chivas USA, 11 a.m.

New York at San Jose, 4 p.m.

Hockey

NHL glance

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 23 15 8 0 30 81 67

New Jersey 23 10 8 5 25 56 65

N.Y. Rangers 21 11 8 2 24 55 53

Philadelphia 24 11 12 1 23 68 72

N.Y. Islanders 23 10 11 2 22 70 78

Northeast Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 23 14 5 4 32 71 59

Boston 20 14 3 3 31 60 46

Toronto 24 15 9 0 30 73 61

Ottawa 24 12 8 4 28 56 49

Buffalo 24 9 13 2 20 63 77

Southeast Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Carolina 22 13 8 1 27 67 62

Tampa Bay 23 10 12 1 21 81 73

Winnipeg 22 10 11 1 21 56 68

Florida 23 7 11 5 19 59 83

Washington 21 9 11 1 19 59 62

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 24 21 0 3 45 78 46

Detroit 23 11 8 4 26 63 60

St. Louis 22 11 9 2 24 64 67

Nashville 23 9 9 5 23 47 59

Columbus 23 7 12 4 18 53 69

Northwest Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Vancouver 22 11 6 5 27 63 61

Minnesota 22 11 9 2 24 52 56

Calgary 21 9 8 4 22 61 69

Edmonton 22 8 9 5 21 54 62

Colorado 22 8 10 4 20 53 65

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 22 16 3 3 35 77 60

Los Angeles 21 12 7 2 26 60 52

San Jose 22 11 7 4 26 51 50

Phoenix 23 11 9 3 25 67 65

Dallas 22 11 9 2 24 61 63

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

Wednesday’s results

Toronto 5, Ottawa 4

Chicago 3, Colorado 2

Calgary 4, San Jose 1

Anaheim 2, Phoenix 0

Today’s games

Toronto at Boston, 2 p.m.

Buffalo at New Jersey, 2 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, 2 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 2 p.m.

Florida at Washington, 2 p.m.

Montreal at Carolina, 2 p.m.

Vancouver at Columbus, 2 p.m.

Winnipeg at Tampa Bay, 2:30 p.m.

Edmonton at Detroit, 2:30 p.m.

St. Louis at Phoenix, 4 p.m.

Dallas at Los Angeles, 5:30 p.m.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Derek Lowe on a minor league contract.

National League

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Named Willie McGee special assistant to the general manager.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Agreed to terms with OF Corey Brown, RHP Erik Davis, INF Danny Espinosa, RHP Christian Garcia, RHP Nathan Karns, RHP Cole Kimball, C Sandy Leon, INF Steve Lombardozzi, 1B Chris Marrero, RHP Ryan Mattheus, 1B/OF Tyler Moore, OF Eury Perez, RHP Ryan Perry, C Wilson Ramos, INF Carlos Rivero, RHP Henry Rodriguez, C Jhonatan Solano and RHP Stephen Strasburg on one-year contracts.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball League

ATLANTA HAWKS—Recalled F Mike Scott from Bakersfield (NBADL). Waived F-C Jeremy Tyler. Signed G Shelvin Mack to a 10-day contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS—Tendered an offer to TE Dorin Dickerson.

GREEN BAY PACKERS—Named Alonzo Dotson college scout.

SAN FRANCISCO 49EWRS—Released K David Akers.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed TE Darren Fells.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Hired A.J. Smith as a senior executive.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Assigned F Brandon Bollig to Rockford (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Assigned C Nick Drazenovic to Springfield (AHL).

DALLAS STARS—Recalled F Francis Wathier from Texas (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Recalled D Victor Bartley from Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS—Claimed RW Tom Kostopoulos off waivers from Pittsburgh. Assigned RW Cam Janssen and G Keith Kinkaid to Albany (AHL). Recalled G Jeff Frazee from Albany (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS—Claimed D Roman Hamrlik off waivers from Washington.

PHOENIX COYOTES—Signed D Mathieu Brisebois to a three-year entry-level contract.

ST. LOUIS BLUES—Recalled G Jake Allen from Peoria (AHL). Signed D Joel Edmundson and F Yannick Veilleux to three-year entry level contracts.

LUGE

USA LUGE—Announced the resignation of executive director and chief executive officer Ron Rossi.