Sports agate — Aug. 12, 2017

Published Aug 12, 2017 at 4:00pm

NFL Preseason

Week 1

Wednesday’s Game

Carolina 27, Houston 17

Thursday’s Games

Minnesota 17, Buffalo 10

Miami 23, Atlanta 20

Jacksonville 31, New England 24

Baltimore 23, Washington 3

Denver 24, Chicago 17

Cleveland 20, New Orleans 14

Green Bay 24, Philadelphia 9

Friday’s Games

Pittsburgh 20, N.Y. Giants 12

Cincinnati 23, Tampa Bay 12

San Francisco 27, Kansas City 17

Saturday’s Games

Tennessee at N.Y. Jets, 7:30

Dallas at L.A. Rams, 9

Oakland at Arizona, 10

Sunday’s Games

Detroit at Indianapolis, 1:30

Seattle at L.A. Chargers, 8

Friday’s Summary

Pittsburgh 20, N.Y. Giants 12

Pittsburgh 0 10 3 7—20

N.Y. Giants 3 6 3 0—12

First Quarter

NYG-FG Rosas 27, 1:38.

Second Quarter

NYG-FG Nugent 30, 11:51.

Pit-FG Boswell 48, 5:51.

NYG-FG Rosas 52, 1:12.

Pit-Hamilton 28 pass from Dobbs (Boswell kick), :33.

Third Quarter

NYG-FG Nugent 45, 10:30.

Pit-FG Boswell 37, 4:02.

Fourth Quarter

Pit-Watson 15 run (Boswell kick), 12:46.

A-73,979.

Pit NYG

First downs 10 19

Total Net Yards 226 242

Rushes-yards 27-124 23-73

Passing 102 169

Punt Returns 3-19 4-8

Kickoff Returns 4-84 5-107

Interceptions Ret. 1-20 2-34

Comp-Att-Int 10-22-2 23-42-1

Sacked-Yards Lost 3-22 7-43

Punts 6-45.8 4-45.0

Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-1

Penalties-Yards 6-73 4-27

Time of Possession 26:17 33:43

Individual Statistics

RUSHING-Pittsburgh, Watson 10-44, K.Davis 8-34, Toussaint 6-19, Dobbs 1-16, Smith-Schuster 1-9, Houston 1-2. New York, Darkwa 3-18, Rudolph 1-13, Gallman 5-11, Abdullah 4-10, J.Johnson 2-8, Vereen 1-5, G.Smith 2-5, Perkins 5-3.

PASSING-Pittsburgh, Dobbs 8-15-2-100, Houston 2-7-0-24. New York, J.Johnson 5-10-0-31, G.Smith 10-16-1-114, D.Webb 8-16-0-67.

RECEIVING-Pittsburgh, Hamilton 2-72, Severin 2-24, Tucker 1-10, Heyward-Bey 1-6, K.Davis 1-5, Smith-Schuster 1-4, Rogers 1-2, James 1-1. New York, J.Adams 3-28, Ellison 3-20, Lane 2-27, K.Johnson 2-22, Abdullah 2-16, LaCosse 2-11, Lewis 1-15, Powe 1-15, Rudolph 1-14, Tye 1-11, Engram 1-11, S.Smith 1-9, Norwood 1-7, Gallman 1-4, Harris 1-2.

MISSED FIELD GOALS-None.

PGA Tour

$10.5M PGA Championship

Friday

At Quail Hollow Club

Charlotte, N.C.

Par: 71

Partial Second Round

Kevin Kisner 67-67—134 -8

Hideki Matsuyama 70-64—134 -8

Jason Day 70-66—136 -6

Francesco Molinari 73-64—137 -5

Louis Oosthuizen 70-67—137 -5

Rickie Fowler 69-70—139 -3

Justin Thomas 73-66—139 -3

Paul Casey 69-70—139 -3

Byeong Hun An 71-69—140 -2

D.A. Points 68-73—141 -1

Ryan Fox 75-66—141 -1

Grayson Murray 68-73—141 -1

Sung Kang 70-71—141 -1

Brooks Koepka 68-73—141 -1

Ryan Moore 71-71—142 E

Chez Reavie 72-70—142 E

Patrick Reed 69-73—142 E

Gary Woodland 68-74—142 E

Bud Cauley 69-74—143 +1

Graham DeLaet 70-73—143 +1

Patrick Cantlay 72-71—143 +1

Shane Lowry 74-69—143 +1

Tony Finau 69-74—143 +1

Alex Noren 74-69—143 +1

Daniel Summerhays 76-67—143 +1

Omar Uresti 74-70—144 +2

Rory McIlroy 72-72—144 +2

Brian Harman 69-75—144 +2

Bill Haas 75-69—144 +2

Bryson DeChambeau 73-71—144 +2

Dylan Frittelli 73-71—144 +2

Robert Streb 74-70—144 +2

Chris Wood 72-72—144 +2

Jim Herman 69-75—144 +2

Charl Schwartzel 74-70—144 +2

Dustin Johnson 70-74—144 +2

Henrik Stenson 74-70—144 +2

Lucas Glover 75-70—145 +3

Jason Kokrak 75-70—145 +3

Anirban Lahiri 72-73—145 +3

Jon Rahm 70-75—145 +3

Steve Stricker 75-70—145 +3

Matt Kuchar 71-74—145 +3

Jordan L Smith 70-75—145 +3

Jamie Lovemark 74-71—145 +3

Ian Poulter 74-71—145 +3

Tommy Fleetwood 70-75—145 +3

Vijay Singh 75-70—145 +3

Jordan Spieth 72-73—145 +3

Hideto Tanihara 71-75—146 +4

Russell Henley 75-71—146 +4

Pat Perez 70-76—146 +4

Webb Simpson 76-70—146 +4

Billy Horschel 76-70—146 +4

Marc Leishman 75-71—146 +4

Jason Dufner 74-72—146 +4

Sean O’Hair 71-75—146 +4

Satoshi Kodaira 71-76—147 +5

Adam Scott 71-76—147 +5

Kevin Chappell 72-75—147 +5

Cody Gribble 72-75—147 +5

Charles Howell III 78-69—147 +5

J.B. Holmes 74-73—147 +5

Justin Rose 76-72—148 +6

Ross Fisher 75-73—148 +6

Jeunghun Wang 73-75—148 +6

Hao Tong Li 73-75—148 +6

Kevin Na 79-69—148 +6

Peter Uihlein 74-74—148 +6

Joost Luiten 76-73—149 +7

Luke Donald 76-73—149 +7

Tyrrell Hatton 77-72—149 +7

Daniel Berger 73-76—149 +7

Martin Laird 77-72—149 +7

Graeme McDowell 73-76—149 +7

Rafa Cabrera Bello 74-75—149 +7

Alexander Levy 75-74—149 +7

Luke List 75-74—149 +7

Bubba Watson 77-72—149 +7

Shaun Micheel 73-77—150 +8

Matthew Fitzpatrick 76-74—150 +8

Jimmy Walker 81-69—150 +8

Mackenzie Hughes 78-72—150 +8

Jhonattan Vegas 78-72—150 +8

Russell Knox 77-73—150 +8

Ernie Els 80-70—150 +8

William McGirt 77-73—150 +8

Sergio Garcia 75-75—150 +8

Yuta Ikeda 72-79—151 +9

Branden Grace 77-74—151 +9

Soren Kjeldsen 73-78—151 +9

Jonas Blixt 74-77—151 +9

Pablo Larrazabal 77-74—151 +9

Emiliano Grillo 78-74—152 +10

Jim Furyk 76-76—152 +10

Wesley Bryan 74-78—152 +10

Andy Sullivan 78-74—152 +10

Kyle Stanley 76-76—152 +10

Danny Willett 73-79—152 +10

Thongchai Jaidee 80-73—153 +11

Phil Mickelson 79-74—153 +11

Rich Berberian, Jr. 79-74—153 +11

Fabrizio Zanotti 80-73—153 +11

John Daly 74-79—153 +11

Matt Dobyns 76-78—154 +12

Danny Lee 76-78—154 +12

Jaysen Hansen 84-70—154 +12

Rich Beem 82-72—154 +12

Y.E. Yang 76-79—155 +13

Adam Hadwin 79-76—155 +13

Xander Schauffele 74-81—155 +13

Thomas Bjorn 79-77—156 +14

Chris Kirk 80-76—156 +14

JJ Wood 78-78—156 +14

David McNabb 78-78—156 +14

Thomas Pieters 79-77—156 +14

Rod Pampling 77-79—156 +14

Jamie Broce 79-78—157 +15

Scott Hebert 83-74—157 +15

Young-han Song 80-77—157 +15

Mike Small 80-79—159 +17

Alex Beach 79-80—159 +17

Chris Moody 81-78—159 +17

Adam Rainaud 81-78—159 +17

Rod Perry 82-81—163 +21

Paul Claxton 82-83—165 +23

Stuart Deane 84-81—165 +23

David Muttitt 84-83—167 +25

Leaderboard at time of
suspended play

Golfer Score Thru

Kevin Kisner -8 F

Hideki Matsuyama -8 F

Jason Day -6 F

Francesco Molinari -5 F

Louis Oosthuizen -5 F

Chris Stroud -5 13

Rickie Fowler -3 F

Justin Thomas -3 F

Paul Casey -3 F

Byeong Hun An -2 F

D.A. Points -1 F

Ryan Fox -1 F

Grayson Murray -1 F

Sung Kang -1 F

Brooks Koepka -1 F

Scott Brown -1 15

James Hahn -1 14

WNBA

Friday’s Games

New York 83, Atlanta 77

Los Angeles 70, Minnesota 64

Saturday’s Games

Dallas at Connecticut, 7

Indiana at Washington, 7:30

Atlanta at San Antonio, 8

Seattle at Phoenix, 10

Sunday’s Game

Los Angeles at New York, 3

NASCAR Monster Energy
Cup Series

Pure Michigan 400 Lineup

Friday’s qualifying; race Sunday

At Michigan
International Speedway

Brooklyn, Mich.

(Car number in parentheses)

1. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 203.097 mph.

2. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 203.063.

3. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 202.788.

4. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 202.577.

5. (24) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 202.429.

6. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 201.998.

7. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 201.884.

8. (77) Erik Jones, Toyota, 201.805.

9. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 201.765.

10. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 201.698.

11. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 201.602.

12. (21) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 201.235.

13. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 201.263.

14. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 200.842.

15. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 200.607.

16. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 200.468.

17. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 200.306.

18. (10) Danica Patrick, Ford, 200.256.

19. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 200.178.

20. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 199.551.

21. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 199.363.

22. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 199.325.

23. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 199.302.

24. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 198.659.

25. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 197.759.

26. (95) Michael McDowell, Chevrolet, 197.596.

27. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 197.450.

28. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 196.990.

29. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 196.630.

30. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 195.860.

31. (72) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 195.164.

32. (34) Landon Cassill, Ford, 195.117.

33. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 194.779.

34. (23) Corey LaJoie, Toyota, 194.516.

35. (83) Brett Moffitt, Toyota, 194.227.

36. (33) Jeffrey Earnhardt, Chevrolet, 190.426.

37. (15) Derrike Cope, Toyota, 188.132.

38. (55) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 187.169.

39. (51) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 185.998.

Home team in caps

BASEBALL

Favorite Odds Underdog

National League

WASHINGTON 101/2-121/2 San Fran

PHILADELPHIA 6-7 NY Mets

MILWAUKEE 51/2-61/2 Cincinnati

MIAMI 51/2-61/2 Colorado

ST. LOUIS 101/2-111/2 Atlanta

Chicago Cubs 51/2-61/2 ARIZONA

LA DODGERS 101/2-121/2 San Diego

American League

NY YANKEES 7-8 Boston

TAMPA BAY 6-7 Cleveland

DETROIT Even-6 Minnesota

Kansas City 61/2-71/2 WHITE SOX

Houston 51/2-61/2 TEXAS

Baltimore Even-6 OAKLAND

SEATTLE Even-6 LA Angels

Interleague

TORONTO Even-6 Pittsburgh

FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Preseason Week 1

Tennessee 21/2 NY JETS

Dallas 3 LA RAMS

ARIZONA 3 Oakland

Sunday

INDY Pick’em Detroit

LA CHARGERS 2 Seattle

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BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Miami minor league OF Cameron Baranek (GCL Marlins) 50 games after testing positive for the stimulants Dimethylbutylamine and Methylhexaneamine and Atlanta minor league RHP Madinson Colon (DSL) 72 games after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, both violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Recalled RHP Reynaldo Lopez from Charlotte (IL). Sent LHP David Holmberg outright to Charlotte. Acquired RHP Ryan Burr from Arizona for international signing bonus pool money.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned INF Erik Gonzalez to Columbus (IL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Recalled INF Jefry Marte from Salt Lake (PCL). Optioned RHP Troy Scribner to Salt Lake. Announced OF Shane Robinson cleared waivers and was sent outright to Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed LHP CC Sabathia on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 9. Recalled LHP Jordan Montgomery from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Reinstated INF Tyler Austin from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Recalled RHP Michael Brady and OF Boog Powell from Nashville (PCL). Optioned OFs Jaycob Brugman and Mark Canha to Nashville.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Sent C Tuffy Gosewisch outright to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled RHP Andrew Moore from Tacoma (PCL). Placed LHP James Paxton on the 10-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS - Added RHP Jhan Marinez to active roster. Optioned INF Tyler Smith to Round Rock (PCL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Placed C Willson Contreras on the 10-day DL, retroactive to August 10. Recalled C Victor Caratini from Iowa (PCL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Selected the contract of INF Ryan McMahon from Albuquerque (PCL). Optioned OF Raimel Tapia to Albuquerque. Designated LHP Sam Moll for assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Reinstated LHP Luis Avilán from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Brock Stewart to Oklahoma City (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Designated RHP Fernando Salas for assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed RHP Kirby Yates on the family leave list. Recalled RHP Jose Valdez from El Paso (PCL).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Signed F V.J. Beachem.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL — Suspended Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott six games for violating the league’s Personal Conduct Policy.

BUFFALO BILLS — Traded WR Sammy Watkins and a 2018 sixth-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Rams for CB E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second-round draft pick.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed WR Bruce Ellington.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed DL Keionta Davis. Released DB Dwayne Thomas.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Traded WR Jordan Matthews and a 2018 third-round draft pick to Buffalo for CB Ronald Darby.

HOCKEY

ECHL

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Signed assistant coach Steve Bergin for the 2017-18 season.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

MLS — Fined Chicago F Michael de Leeuw an undisclosed amount for simulation/embellishment during an Aug. 5 match against the New England. Suspended FC Dallas M Carlos Gruezo for one additional game (two games total) and fined him an undisclosed amount for violent conduct that endangered the safety of an opponent during a July 29 match against Vancouver. Fined Columbus coach Gregg Berhalter, New York coach Jesse Marsch and Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke undisclosed amounts for their public criticisms of the officials.

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed M Vincent Bezecourt.

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Acquired F Krisztian Nemeth from Columbus for $200,000 in Targeted Allocation Money in 2018, $200,000 in General Allocation Money in 2018, and an international roster spot until Dec. 31, 2018.

PHILADELPHIA UNION — Acquired $50,000 of General Allocation Money from Columbus for a 2017 international roster spot.

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Acquire a conditional 2018 MLS SuperDraft second or third round pick and the No. 19 spot in the Allocation Ranking Order for the sixth spot in the Allocation Ranking Order.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Signed M James Musa from Swope Park (USL).

United Soccer League

USL — Announced Las Vegas will join the league for the 2018 season.

COLLEGE

CUMBERLAND — Named Shane Keely assistant men’s soccer coach.

ILLINOIS STATE — Named Brendan Mullins assistant men’s basketball coach.

LEES-MCRAE — Announced the resignation of men’s lacrosse coach Darry Thornton. Named Sean Weddell men’s and women’s swimming coach.

NEW MEXICO — Tyler Heil assistant softball coach.

RANDOLPH-MACON — Announced men’s volleyball will become a varsity sport starting with the 2018-19 academic year.

ST. NORBERT — Named Andy Brandt associate men’s hockey coach.

UTSA — Named Michael McPherson assistant track & field coach.

COKER — Named Halle Thompson athletic student success/compliance.

TENNESSEE TECH — Promoted Gus Fraley to assistant men’s basketball coach. Named Melvin Scott director of men’s basketball operations; Allison Boshears and Taylor Monette marketing and promotions coordinators; and Elijah Potter events coordinator.

TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO — Announced Luby Lichonczak women’s basketball coach has been released. Named Kristen Holt acting women’s basketball coach.

WINTHROP — Named Giovanny Delevry assistant women’s volleyball coach.