football

NFL

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

North W L T Pct PF PA

Green Bay 1 0 0 1.000 31 23

Detroit 0 1 0 .000 28 33

Chicago 0 1 0 .000 23 31

Vikings 0 1 0 .000 3 20

East

Dallas 1 0 0 1.000 27 26

Washington 0 1 0 .000 10 17

Philadelphia 0 1 0 .000 24 26

N.Y. Giants 0 1 0 .000 26 27

South

Carolina 1 0 0 1.000 20 9

Atlanta 1 0 0 1.000 26 24

Tampa Bay 0 1 0 .000 14 42

New Orleans 0 1 0 .000 19 31

West

St. Louis 1 0 0 1.000 34 31

Arizona 1 0 0 1.000 31 19

San Francisco 1 0 0 1.000 20 3

Seattle 0 1 0 .000 31 34

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

North W L T Pct PF PA

Cincinnati 1 0 0 1.000 33 13

Baltimore 0 1 0 .000 13 19

Pittsburgh 0 1 0 .000 21 28

Cleveland 0 1 0 .000 10 31

East

N.Y. Jets 1 0 0 1.000 31 10

Buffalo 1 0 0 1.000 27 14

New England 1 0 0 1.000 28 21

Miami 1 0 0 1.000 17 10

South

Tennessee 1 0 0 1.000 42 14

Jacksonville 0 1 0 .000 9 20

Houston 0 1 0 .000 20 27

Indianapolis 0 1 0 .000 14 27

West

Denver 1 0 0 1.000 19 13

Kansas City 1 0 0 1.000 27 20

San Diego 1 0 0 1.000 33 28

Oakland 0 1 0 .000 13 33

Results Monday

San Francisco 20, Vikings 3

Atlanta 26, Philadelphia 24

Games Thursday

Denver at Kansas City, 7:25 pm

Games Sunday

Detroit at Vikings, noon

Tampa Bay at New Orleans, noon

Arizona at Chicago, noon

Houston at Carolina, noon

San Francisco at Pittsburgh, noon

New England at Buffalo, noon

San Diego at Cincinnati, noon

Tennessee at Cleveland, noon

Atlanta at N.Y. Giants, noon

St. Louis at Washington, noon

Baltimore at Oakland, 3:05 pm

Miami at Jacksonville, 3:05 pm

Dallas at Philadelphia, 3:25 pm

Seattle at Green Bay, 7:30 pm

Games Monday

N.Y. Jets at Indianapolis, 7:30 pm

baseball

TWINS MINOR LEAGUE REPORT

CHATTANOOGA LOOKOUTS (CLASS AA)

Southern League Championship

Chattanooga vs. Biloxi (Brewers)

G1: Wed., at Biloxi, 7:10 pm

G2: Thurs., at Biloxi, 7:10 pm

G3: Sat., at Chattanooga, 6:15 pm

G4: Sun., at Chattanooga, 1:15 pm*

G5: Mon., at Chattanooga, 6:15 pm*

Key: *-if necessary

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS (CLASS A)

Midwest League Championship

Cedar Rapids vs. West Michigan (Tigers)

G1: Wed., at W. Michigan, 5:35 pm

G2: Thurs., at W. Michigan, 5:35 pm

G3: Sat., at Cedar Rapids, 3:35 pm

G4: Sun., at Cedar Rapids, 2:05 pm*

G5: Mon., at Cedar Rapids, 6:35 pm*

Key: *-if necessary

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION

LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP (BEST-OF-FIVE)

Sioux City vs. Laredo

G1: Wed., at Laredo, 7:30 pm

G2: Thurs., at Laredo, 7:30 pm

G3: Sat., at Sioux City, 7:05 pm

G4: Sun., at Sioux City, 5:05 pm*

G5: Mon., at Sioux City, 6:05 pm*

Key: *-if necessary

BASKETBALL

NBA

2015-2016 Calendar

Sept. 5-20: EuroBasket.

Sept. 10-12: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement weekend.

Sept. 23-Oct. 3: FIBA Asia Championship.

Sept. 26: Training camps open for teams playing international exhibition games.

Sept. 29: Training camps open for teams not playing international exhibition games.

Oct. 26: Rosters set for opening day.

Oct. 27: Regular season opens.

2016

Jan. 5: 10-day contracts can be signed.

Jan. 10: All contracts guaranteed for the remainder of the season.

Feb. 12-14: All-Star weekend, Toronto.

Feb. 18: Trade deadline, 3 p.m. EST.

March 1: Playoff eligibility waiver deadline.

April 13: Regular season ends.

April 15: Playoff rosters set, 3 p.m. EDT.

April 16: Playoffs begin.

May 17: Draft lottery.

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PLAYOFF SCHEDULE (BEST-OF-THREE)

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Lynx vs. Los Angeles

Friday: at Lynx, 8 pm (NBATV)

Sunday: at Los Angeles, 2 pm (ESPN)

Sept. 22: at Lynx, TBA (ESPN2) *

Tulsa vs. Phoenix

Thursday: at Phoenix, 9 pm (ESPN2)

Saturday: at Tulsa, 8 pm (NBATV)

Sept. 21: at Phoenix, 9 pm (NBATV) *

EASTERN CONFERENCE

New York vs. Washington

Friday: at New York, 6 pm (NBATV)

Sunday: at Washington, noon (ESPN)

Sept. 22: at New York, TBD * (ESPN2)

Chicago vs. Indiana

Thursday: at Chicago, 7 pm (ESPN2)

Saturday: at Indiana, 6 pm (NBATV)

Sept. 21: at Chicago, 7 pm* (NBATV)

Note: * - if necessary

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college • women

MINNESOTA INVITATIONAL

Final round • At The Minikahda Club

• Purdue 884, East Carolina 886, Illinois 887, Gophers 895, Kent State 895, Houston 897, GRU-Augusta 904, Colorado 904, Texas Christian 910, Texas 917, Kentucky 927, Kansas 943. Medalist: Celia Keunster, Gophers, 68-72-73—213.

hockey

college • women

WCHA

Preseason Coaches' Poll

• 1. Gophers (6), 48; 2. Wisconsin (2), 44; 3. North Dakota, 35; 4. Bemidji State, 31; 5. Minn. Duluth, 26; 6. Ohio State, 20; 7. St. Cloud State, 13; 8. MSU Mankato, 7.

SOCCER

NASL

W D L GF GA Pts

New York 11 9 2 36 22 42

Minn. United FC 10 9 4 42 31 39

Ottawa 9 9 4 25 18 36

Tampa Bay 8 6 7 28 29 30

Ft. Lauderdale 7 7 7 34 27 28

Carolina 6 8 9 34 37 26

Atlanta 6 8 9 24 30 26

FC Edmonton 6 7 9 32 34 25

San Antonio 6 7 9 31 37 25

Indy 6 7 10 27 37 25

Jacksonville 6 5 11 25 36 23

RESULT TUESDAY

Minn. United FC 2, Atlanta 1

GAME WEDNESDAY

Jacksonville at Fort Lauderdale, 6:30 pm

GAMES SATURDAY

New York at Minn. United FC, 7 pm

Carolina at Atlanta, 6:30 pm

FC Edmonton at Indy, 6:30 pm

Ottawa at Fort Lauderdale, 6:30 pm

San Antonio at Tampa Bay, 6:30 pm

MLS

EASTERN W L T Pts GF GA

New York 13 7 6 45 46 30

D.C. United 13 10 6 45 36 35

Columbus 12 9 8 44 47 48

New England 12 9 7 43 41 37

Toronto FC 11 12 4 37 46 47

Montreal 9 11 5 32 34 37

Orlando City 8 13 8 32 36 51

Philadelphia 8 15 6 30 36 47

New York City FC 7 14 7 28 39 48

Chicago 7 15 6 27 36 45

WESTERN W L T Pts GF GA

Vancouver 15 10 3 48 40 28

FC Dallas 14 8 5 47 40 31

Los Angeles 13 8 8 47 49 33

Seattle 13 13 3 42 35 32

Sporting K.C. 11 8 8 41 41 38

Portland 11 9 8 41 29 32

San Jose 11 11 6 39 34 32

Houston 9 11 8 35 36 38

Real Salt Lake 9 11 8 35 32 41

Colorado 8 10 10 34 26 30

Note: Three points for win, one for tie.

GAMES WEDNESDAY

New York at New England, 6:30 pm

Toronto FC at New York City FC, 6:30 pm

Montreal at San Jose, 9:30 pm

GAME FRIDAY

FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City, 6 pm

GAMES SATURDAY

Colorado at Toronto FC, 1 pm

Columbus at D.C. United, 6 pm

Seattle at Vancouver, 6 pm

San Jose at New York City FC, 6 pm

New England at Montreal, 7 pm

Orlando City at Chicago, 7:30 pm

Los Angeles at Real Salt Lake, 8:30 pm

GAMES SUNDAY

New York at Portland, 4 pm

Houston at Philadelphia, 6 pm

england • Premier League

GP W D L GF GA Pts

Man. City 5 5 0 0 11 0 15

Leicester City 5 3 2 0 11 7 11

Man. United 5 3 1 1 6 3 10

Arsenal 5 3 1 1 5 3 10

West Ham 5 3 0 2 11 6 9

Crystal Palace 5 3 0 2 8 6 9

Everton 5 2 2 1 8 5 8

Swansea 5 2 2 1 7 5 8

Norwich 5 2 1 2 8 9 7

Liverpool 5 2 1 2 3 6 7

Southampton 5 1 3 1 5 5 6

Tottenham 5 1 3 1 4 4 6

Watford 5 1 3 1 3 4 6

West Brom 5 1 2 2 3 6 5

Aston Villa 5 1 1 3 6 8 4

Bournemouth 5 1 1 3 6 9 4

Chelsea 5 1 1 3 7 12 4

Stoke 5 0 2 3 3 7 2

Sunderland 5 0 2 3 6 11 2

Newcastle 5 0 2 3 2 7 2

GAMES SATURDAY

Chelsea vs. Arsenal, 6:45 am

Aston Villa vs. West Brom, 9 am

Bournemouth vs. Sunderland, 9 am

Newcastle vs. Watford, 9 am

Stoke vs. Leicester City, 9 am

Swansea vs. Everton, 9 am

Manchester City vs. West Ham, 11:30 am

GAMES SUNDAY

Tottenham vs. Crystal Palace, 7:30 am

Liverpool vs. Norwich, 10 am

Southampton vs. Man. United, 10 am

europe • champions league

POOL PLAY • WEEK 1

Results Tuesday

Aletico Madrid 2, Galatasaray 0

Benfica 2, Astana 0

Juventus 2, Manchester City 1

Paris St. Germain 2, Malmo 0

PSV Eindhoven 2, Manchester United 1

Real Madrid 4, Shakhtar 0

Sevilla 3, Monchengladbach 0

Wolfsburg 1, CSKA Moscow 0

COLLEGE • MEN

UMAC

Northwestern 2, North Central 0

St. Scholastica 12, Northland 0

UPPER MIDWEST

Luther 0, Carleton 0, 2 OT

college • women

NSIC

St. Cloud State 1, Minn. Duluth 1, 2OT

UMAC

Northwestern 1, North Central 0

St. Scholastica 3, Northland 2

UPPER MIDWEST

Carleton 1, St. Catherine 0

tennis

pro • women

JAPAN OPEN

First Round • Tokyo

• Irina Falconi def.

Naomi Osaka, 5-7, 7-5, 6-3.

• Risa Ozaki def.

Bojana Jovanovski, 6-1, 6-1.

• Zheng Saisai def.

Alison Riske (4), 0-6, 6-4, 6-1.

• Johanna Larsson def.

Wang Qiang, 0-6, 6-3, 6-3.

• Kurumi Nara def.

Andreea Mitu, 6-1, 6-4.

• Jarmila Gajdosova def.

Alexandra Panova, 6-3, 6-4.

• Magda Linette def.

Lauren Davis, 6-3, 6-2.

• Nao Hibino def.

Hiroko Kuwata, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

• Zarina Diyas (2) def.

Kiki Bertens, 6-4, 6-4.

• Hsieh Su-wei def.

Polona Hercog, 6-1, 5-7, 7-5.

• Kateryna Bondarenko def.

Carla Suarez Navarro (1), 6-4, 6-4.

COUPE BANQUE NATIONALE

First round • Quebec City

• Amandine Hesse def.

Maria Irigoyen, 6-3, 6-2.

• Paula Kania def.

An-Sophie Mestach (8), 6-4, 6-3.

• Alexa Glatch def.

Tatjana Maria (6), 1-6, 6-4, 6-1.

• Jessica Pegula def.

Nicole Gibbs, 1-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4).

• Evgeniya Rodina (7) def.

Sachia Vickery, 6-2, 6-2.

• Samantha Crawford def.

Mandy Minella, 6-2, 6-1.

college • women

UPPER MIDWEST

Luther 8, Dubuque 1

volleyball

college

UPPER MIDWEST

• Eau Claire def. St. Scholastica, 25-22, 25-15, 25-15

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

Commissioner's Office: Suspended Miami C Felix Castillo (Greensboro-SAL) for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Twins: Reinstated RHP Phil Hughes from the 15-day DL.

Houston: Placed RHP Scott Feldman on the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of INF Matt Duffy from Fresno (PCL).

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Atlanta: Placed 1B Yonder Alonso on the 60-day DL. Assigned RHPs Jake Brigham and Michael Kohn outright to Gwinnett (IL).

Philadelphia: Placed SS Cesar Hernandez on the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of 2B Chase d'Arnaud from Lehigh Valley (IL).

Pittsburgh: Designated RHP Radhames Liz for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Vance Worley from Indianapolis (IL).

St. Louis: Reinstated OF Matt Holliday from the 15-day DL.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION

Gary Southshore: Exercised 2016 options on RHPs Fernando Gonzalez, John Kovalik, Travis McGee, Kevin Osaki, AJ Quintero, Charle Rosario, Matt Solter and Alex Hernandez; LHPs Alex Gunn, Shawn O'Neill, Andy Roberts and Rene Solis; Cs Jaime Del Valle and Michael Vaughn; INFs Elbert Devaire, Dustin Geiger, Spencer Mahoney, Jarred Medores and Jose Sermo; and OFs Anthony Cheky, Matt Hibbert, Jonathan Jones, Brennan Metzger and Adam Taylor.

Joplin: Excerised the 2016 option on LHP Josue Montanez.

FOOTBALL

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Atlanta: Signed OT Jake Long. Waived S Charles Godfrey.

Buffalo: Released RB Bryce Brown.

Chicago: Waived QB David Fales.

Cleveland: Signed QB Matt Blanchard to the practice squad. Released OL Erle Ladson from the practice squad.

Dallas: Waived OT Darrion Weems. Released S Tim Scott from the practice squad. Signed OT Charles Brown.

Green Bay: Placed LB Sam Barrington on injured reserve. Activated DE Datone Jones from exempt status.

New England: Released WR Chris Harper.

Oakland: Waived TE Gabe Holmes. Placed S Nate Allen on injured reserve-designated for return. Signed S Taylor Mays and DL C.J. Wilson.

Washington: Placed S Duke Ihenacho on injured reserve. Released FB Ray Agnew from the practice squad. Signed CB Will Blackmon. Signed CB Dashaun Phillips to the practice squad.

CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Hamilton: Traded negotiation list rights to QB Tahj Boyd to Winnipeg for a conditional 2017 draft pick.

HOCKEY

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

NHL: LW Simon Gagne announced his retirement.

SOCCER

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

D.C. United: Agreed to terms with D Kofi Opare on a multi-year contract extension.

MAJOR ARENA SOCCER LEAGUE

MASL: Announced the addition of Atletico Baja (Mexico) for the 2015-16 season.

COLLEGE

Mountain West Conference: Fined Nevada coach Brian Polian $10,000 after he was called for two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties during Saturday's loss to Arizona.

Alabama-Birmingham: Agreed to terms with football coach Bill Clark on a five-year contract.

Fordham: Named Gabby Luety volunteer assistant softball coach, Sarah Ali women's assistant tennis coach and Kathleen Uy women's volunteer assistant tennis coach.

Gettysburg: Named Shawn Runyon men's assistant lacrosse coach.

Iowa: Suspended RB Derrick Mitchell from the football program.

Presbyterian: Named Shelby Petik assistant softball coach.

Texas: Fired athletic director Steve Patterson.

TODAY'S LINE

MLB

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

WEDNESDAY

American League

TWINS -155/+145 Detroit

BALTIMORE -120/+110 Boston

TAMPA BAY -124/+114 NY Yankees

CLEVELAND -141/+131 Kansas City

Houston -137/+127 TEXAS

CHICAGO -115/+105 Oakland

SEATTLE -130/+120 Los Angeles

National League

Washington -180/+165 PHILADELPHIA

Chicago -133/+123 PITTSBURGH

NEW YORK -217/+197 Miami

St. Louis -150/+140 MILWAUKEE

ARIZONA -115/+105 San Diego

LOS ANGELES -180/+165 Colorado

SAN FRAN. -157/+147 Cincinnati

Interleague

Toronto -245/+225 ATLANTA

College Football

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

THURSDAY

Clemson 6 (51) LOUISVILLE

FRIDAY

Florida St 7½ (49½) BOSTON COLL.

ARIZONA ST 28 (65½) New Mexico

SATURDAY

GOPHERS 24 (46) Kent

Wake Forest 5 (47) ARMY

Temple 10 (55) UMASS

MICHIGAN OFF (OFF) Unlv

Ball St 6 (64) E. MICHIGAN

MIDDLE TENN. 19 (62) Charlotte

FAU OFF (OFF) Buffalo

WISCONSIN 34½ (59½) Troy

N. CAROLINA 9½ (63½) Illinois

OHIO ST 34½ (66½) N. Illinois

NC State 18½ (60½) OLD DOMINION

OKLAHOMA 30½ (71½) Tulsa

SYRACUSE 7 (45) C. Michigan

DUKE 3½ (49) Northwestern

TEXAS A&M 34 (65) Nevada

OREGON 45½ (71½) Georgia St

Rice 7½ (55) NORTH TEXAS

KANSAS ST 9 (50½) Louisiana Tech

GEORGIA 16½ (54) South Carolina

NAVY 3½ (58) East Carolina

LSU 7½ (50) Auburn

ALABAMA 6½ (51½) Mississippi

Virginia Tech 6 (47½) PURDUE

OKLAHOMA ST 24½ (55½) Utsa

MIAMI 3½ (57½) Nebraska

Georgia Tech 2½ (55) NOTRE DAME

WASHINGTON 5½ (44½) Utah St

TEXAS ST 3 (64½) S. Mississippi

Cincinnati 18½ (60) MIAMI(OHIO)

TOLEDO 7½ (58) Iowa St

ARKANSAS 11½ (67) Texas Tech

Memphis 3 (79) BOWLING GREEN

Colorado 4 (59½) COLORADO ST

MARYLAND 7 (51½) South Florida

MISSOURI 21 (39) Connecticut

Florida 3 (52½) KENTUCKY

INDIANA 1½ (69½) W. Kentucky

California 6½ (59½) TEXAS

OREGON ST 7½ (49) San Jose St

TCU 37½ (67) S. Methodist

UTEP 2½ (64½) NEW MEXICO ST

PENN ST 10 (45) Rutgers

SAN DIEGO ST 17½ (48) S. Alabama

SOUTHERN CAL 10 (51½) Stanford

IOWA 5½ (47) Pittsburgh

MICHIGAN ST 26½ (OFF) Air Force

WASH. ST OFF (OFF) Wyoming

UCLA 17 (60) Bringham Young

FRESNO ST OFF (OFF) Utah

NFL

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

THURSDAY

KANSAS CITY 3 (42) Denver

SUNDAY

VIKINGS 3 (43) Detroit

CAROLINA 3 (40½) Houston

NEW ORLEANS 10 (47) Tampa Bay

PITTSBURGH 5 (45) San Francisco

New England pick (45) BUFFALO

Arizona 2 (44½) CHICAGO

Tennessee 1 (41½) CLEVELAND

CINCINNATI 3½ (46) San Diego

St Louis 3½ (41) WASHINGTON

NY GIANTS 2 (51) Atlanta

Baltimore OFF (OFF) OAKLAND

Miami 6 (41½) JACKSONVILLE

PHILADELPHIA 5 (55) Dallas

GREEN BAY 3½ (49) Seattle

MONDAY

INDIANAPOLIS 7 (47) NY Jets

Note: Home teams in CAPS.