Sports agate — Aug. 6, 2018

Published Aug 6, 2018 at 4:00pm

National Football League

Preseason

Thursday

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7

New Orleans at Jacksonville, 7

Cleveland at N.Y. Giants, 7

Chicago at Cincinnati, 7

Carolina at Buffalo, 7

Tampa Bay at Miami, 7

L.A. Rams at Baltimore, 7:30

Washington at New England, 7:30

Tennessee at Green Bay, 8

Houston at Kansas City, 8:30

Indianapolis at Seattle, 10

Dallas at San Francisco, 10

Friday

Atlanta at N.Y. Jets, 7:30

Detroit at Oakland, 10:30

Saturday

Minnesota at Denver, 9

L.A. Chargers at Arizona, 10

PGA Tour

$10M Bridgestone Invitational

Sunday

At Firestone CC (South)

Akron, Ohio

Par 70

Final

J. Thomas, $1,700,000 65-64-67-69—265

Kyle Stanley, $1,072,000 63-68-70-68—269

D. Johnson, $510,000 69-71-66-64—270

T. Olesen, $510,000 71-67-68-64—270

B. Koepka, $357,000 66-70-68-67—271

P. Cantlay, $241,375 64-72-68-68—272

A. Lahiri, $241,375 65-70-69-68—272

Rory McIlroy, $241,375 65-67-67-73—272

Aaron Wise, $241,375 67-71-67-67—272

Jason Day, $160,875 65-66-69-73—273

Tony Finau, $160,875 68-66-71-68—273

Si Woo Kim, $160,875 64-68-72-69—273

Ian Poulter, $160,875 62-67-70-74—273

T. Fleetwood, $128,250 66-63-74-71—274

Matt Kuchar, $128,250 68-70-67-69—274

M. Leishman, $128,250 65-69-67-73—274

Rafa C. Bello, $104,250 68-67-69-71—275

Ross Fisher, $104,250 67-68-71-69—275

Rickie Fowler, $104,250 63-74-65-73—275

Zach Johnson, $104,250 69-70-67-69—275

Jon Rahm, $104,250 64-70-68-73—275

G. Woodland, $104,250 67-71-69-68—275

LPGA Tour

$3.25M Women’s British Open

Sunday

At Royal Lytham & St. Annes

Lytham St. Annes, England

Par 72

Final

Georgia Hall, $490,000 67-68-69-67—271

P. Phatlum, $300,388 67-67-69-70—273

So Yeon Ryu, $217,910 69-69-67-70—275

Sei Y. Kim, $138,420 71-71-71-66—279

A. Jutanugarn, $138,420 71-70-69-69—279

Mamiko Higa, $138,420 66-69-71-73—279

Shanshan Feng, $82,505 71-71-69-69—280

C. Ciganda, $82,505 69-73-68-70—280

Yu Liu, $82,505 69-72-68-71—280

Minjee Lee, $66,606 65-70-71-75—281

Jeong E. Lee, $55,956 73-70-71-68—282

T. Suwnnpura, $55,956 72-71-67-72—282

Lydia Ko, $55,956 68-71-70-73—282

B. M. Hndrson, $55,956 69-70-69-74—282

Jaye M. Green, $43,088 74-69-73-67—283

Su Oh, $43,088 73-70-72-68—283

B. Altomare, $43,088 70-70-70-73—283

Teresa Lu, $43,088 67-69-73-74—283

Sung H. Park, $43,088 67-70-69-77—283

Haeji Kang, $37,168 72-72-70-70—284

M. Sagstrom, $37,168 69-70-74-71—284

Champions Tour

$1.75M 3M Championship

Sunday

At TPC Twin Cities

Blaine, Minn.

Par 72

Final

Kenny Perry, $262,500 66-60-69—195

Wes Short, Jr., $154,000 67-68-63—198

Glen Day, $115,500 66-65-70—201

Tom Gillis, $115,500 67-67-67—201

Joe Durant, $64,400 71-65-67—203

Bob Estes, $64,400 72-65-66—203

Lee Janzen, $64,400 66-68-69—203

Tim Petrovic, $64,400 70-65-68—203

K. Sutherland, $64,400 67-70-66—203

Scott Hoch, $42,000 70-69-65—204

Tom Lehman, $42,000 69-66-69—204

Scott Parel, $42,000 67-69-68—204

Tom Byrum, $33,250 70-67-68—205

Jerry Smith, $33,250 64-70-71—205

Duffy Waldorf, $33,250 69-70-66—205

Woody Austin, $27,169 72-66-68—206

Michael Bradley, $27,169 71-67-68—206

Kent Jones, $27,169 70-67-69—206

Kirk Triplett, $27,169 69-68-69—206

John Daly, $20,545 69-72-66—207

Jay Haas, $20,545 67-68-72—207

Larry Mize, $20,545 67-72-68—207

Gene Sauers, $20,545 72-66-69—207

Joey Sindelar, $20,545 68-72-67—207

NASCAR Monster Energy Series

Go Bowling at the Glen

Sunday

At Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen

Lap length: 2.45 miles

(Start position in parentheses)

1. (3) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 90.

2. (4) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 90.

3. (2) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 90.

4. (21) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 90.

5. (9) Erik Jones, Toyota, 90.

6. (5) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 90.

7. (14) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 90.

8. (16) William Byron, Chevrolet, 90.

9. (36) Kurt Busch, Ford, 90.

10. (15) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 90.

11. (18) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 90.

12. (11) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 90.

13. (1) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 90.

14. (22) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 90.

15. (8) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 90.

16. (23) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 90.

17. (17) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 90.

18. (12) Michael McDowell, Ford, 90.

19. (19) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 90.

20. (20) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 90.

21. (10) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 90.

22. (7) Aric Almirola, Ford, 90.

23. (30) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 90.

24. (27) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 90.

25. (29) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 89.

26. (25) David Ragan, Ford, 89.

27. (24) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 89.

28. (37) Paul Menard, Ford, 89.

29. (26) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 89.

30. (13) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 89.

31. (35) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 88.

32. (32) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, Suspension, 77.

33. (28) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 75.

34. (31) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 73.

35. (34) Spencer Gallagher, Toyota, 73.

36. (33) Josh Bilicki, Ford, Electrical, 69.

37. (6) Joey Logano, Ford, Accident, 1.

Race Statistics

Average Speed of Race Winner: 98.928 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 13 minutes, 44 seconds. Margin of Victory: 7.560 seconds. Caution Flags: 4 for 11 laps. Lead Changes: 9 among 5 drivers.

Lap Leaders: D. Hamlin 1; Kyle Busch 2-17; M. Truex Jr. 18-21; J. Johnson 22; Kyle Busch 23-26; C. Elliott 27-44; Kyle Busch 45-54; D. Hamlin 55; Kyle Busch 56; C. Elliott 57-90.

Utica-Rome Speedway

Sunday’s Feature Results

Modified

Matt Sheppard, Peter Britten, Marc Johnson, Erick Rudolph, Billy Dunn, Danny Johnson, Rocky Warner, Billy Whittaker, Pat Ward, Jack Lehner, Bobby Herrington, Jeremy Wilder, Bobby Varin, Alan Barker, Brandon Walters, Jessey Mueller, Bodie Bellinger, Mike Mahaney, Eldon Payne Jr, Andrew Ferguson, Randy Shantel, Billy Shantel Jr, Lucas Heintz, Lance Willix, Tim Mayne, Brian Murphy, Steve Way, and Aaron Jacobs.

Sportsman

Matt Janczuk, Kyle Inman, Chris Cunningham, Alan Fink, Andrew Buff, AJ Filbeck, Chris Mackey, Tony Finch II, Kyle DeMetro, Rocco Leone, Dave Moyer, Brent Joy, Stephen Denton, Jeff Taylor, Tyler Thompson, AJ Miller, AJ Digsby, Chris Corbett, Joe Hall, Mark Effner, Justin Buff, Jeremy Nestved, Taylor Lamb, Tyler Corcoran, Tom Juno, and Charlie Tibbitts. DQ-Nick Krause. DNQ-Isiah Forward, James Meehan, John Strickler, Thomas VanVorst, John Christian, Troy Sperring, JT Sperring, George Dyer, CJ Castelletti, and Ryan McCartney.

Pro Stock

Pete Stefanski, Shane Henderson, Mike Welch, Travis Welch, Bill Knapp, Mike Kazlauskas, Ernie Staelens, Jerry Streeter, and Aaron Page.

Rookie Sportsman

Alex Payne, Casey Cunningham, Scott Mallette, Jake Davis, Keara Backus, Kyle Rood, and Alexis Jacobs. DQ-Adam Haddow.

Makeup from July 22

Scott Mallette, Adam Haddow, Alexis Jacobs, Casey Cunningham, and Alex Payne.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 18 10 .643 —

Washington 16 11 .593 1.5

Connecticut 16 12 .571 2

Chicago 10 18 .357 8

New York 7 20 .259 10.5

Indiana 5 23 .179 13

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

x-Seattle 21 7 .750 —

Los Angeles 17 11 .607 4

Phoenix 16 13 .552 5.5

Minnesota 15 13 .536 6

Dallas 14 14 .500 7

Las Vegas 12 15 .444 8.5

x-clinched playoff spot

Saturday’s Games

Indiana 68, New York 55

Sunday’s Games

Connecticut 109, Las Vegas 88

Washington 76, Dallas 74

Atlanta 86, Minnesota 66

Los Angeles 78, Phoenix 75

Monday’s Games

Seattle at New York, 11 a.m.

Tuesday’s Games

Seattle at Indiana, 7

Las Vegas at Atlanta, 7

Minnesota at Chicago, 8:30

Washington at Phoenix, 10

Home team in caps

FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Thursday

Preseason

BUFFALO 21/2 Carolina

CINCINNATI 2 Chicago

MIAMI 11/2 Tampa Bay

NY GIANTS 2 Cleveland

PHILADELPHIA 3 Pittsburgh

JACKSONVILLE 21/2 New Orleans

BALTIMORE 2 LA Rams

NEW ENGLAND 4 Washington

GREEN BAY 1 Tennessee

KANSAS CITY 21/2 Houston

SAN FRAN 31/2 Dallas

SEATTLE 3 Indianapolis

Friday

NY JETS 21/2 Atlanta

OAKLAND 3 Detroit

Saturday

DENVER 1 Minnesota

ARIZONA 21/2 LA Chargers

BASEBALL

Favorite Odds Underdog

National League

St. Louis 61/2-71/2 MIAMI

NY METS 71/2-81/2 Cincinnati

COLORADO 6-7 Pittsburgh

ARIZONA 51/2-61/2 Philadelphia

American League

CLEVELAND 81/2-91/2 Minnesota

Seattle Even-6 TEXAS

NY Yankees 9-10 WHITE SOX

LA ANGELS 61/2-71/2 Detroit

Interleague

Chicago Cubs 9-10 KAN. CITY

Houston 61/2-71/2 SAN FRAN

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Sunday

BASEBALL

American League

HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed RHP Lance McCullers Jr. on the 10-day DL. Reinstated RHP Roberto Osuna from the restricted list.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Designated INF Luis Valbuena for assignment. Recalled RHP Deck McGuire from Salt Lake (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Sent RHP Aaron Slegers to Rochester (IL) for a rehab assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned RHP Austin Pruitt to Durham (IL). Reinstated LHP Blake Snell from the 10-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS — Signed RHP Drew Hutchison. Optioned RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx to Round Rock (PCL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Released LHP Jorge De La Rosa.

CHICAGO CUBS — Sent RHP Anthony Bass to Iowa (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned RHP Austin Brice to Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Placed RHP Antonio Senzatela on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Friday, Aug. 3. Recalled OF David Dahl from Albuquerque (PCL).

MIAMI MARLINS — Sent RHP Drew Rucinski to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Placed RHP Taylor Williams on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Friday, Aug. 3. Recalled RHP Jacob Barnes from Colorado Springs (PCL). Claimed RHP Jordan Lyles off waivers from San Diego.

NEW YORK METS — Placed RHP Anthony Swarzak on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday, Aug. 4. Recalled RHP Jacob Rhame from Las Vegas (PCL). Traded RHP Eric Villanueva to Detroit for cash. Signed LHP Matt Gage to a minor league contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Sent RHP Jerad Eickhoff to Clearwater (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned RHP Alex McRae to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RHP Casey Sadler from Indianapolis.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Claimed RHP Tyson Ross off waivers from San Diego.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Selected the contract of RHP Trey Wingenter from El Paso (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Sent RHP Hunter Strickland to the AZL Giants Black for a rehab assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Recalled RHP Austin Voth from Syracuse (IL). Traded RHP Shawn Kelley and cash considerations to Oakland for international bonus slot value.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Activated WR Zay Jones from the non-football injury list. Released WR Quan Bray.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Traded WR Corey Coleman to Buffalo for an undisclosed draft pick.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Waived WR Brandon Coleman and OL John Fullington.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Signed coach Doug Pederson and executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman to contract extensions through the 2022 season.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Waived S Corey Griffin. Signed G Chris Gonzalez to a one-year contract.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Placed D Tommy Redding on season-ending injury reserve.

Saturday

BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Traded RHP George Kontos to the N.Y. Yankees for cash.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Sent LHP Eric Skoglund to Omaha (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed LHP Tyler Skaggs on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled RHP Taylor Cole from Salt Lake (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed RHP Matt Magill on paternity leave.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned RHP Tommy Kahnle to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Assigned RHP George Kontos and INF Giovanny Urshela to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Selected the contract of RHP Chance Adams from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Placed RHP Juan Nicasio on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Chasen Bradford from Tacoma (PCL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed INF Daniel Robertson on the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of INF/OF Brandon Lowe from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Placed OF Delino DeShields on the 7-day DL. Recalled INF/OF Drew Robinson from Round Rock (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHP Drew Hutchinson.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned RHP Brandon Cumpton to Buffalo (IL). Reinstated OF Kevin Pillar from the 10-day DL. Traded INF Giovanny Urshela to the N.Y. Yankees for cash.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Optioned OF Chris Owings to Reno (PCL). Reinstated LHP Andrew Chafin from paternity leave. Signed LHP Sebastian Kessay to a minor league contract.

ATLANTA BRAVES — Optioned RHP Wes Parsons to Gwinnett (IL).

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to a four-year player development contract extension with Eugene (NWL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Sent LHP Chris Rusin to Albuquerque (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Placed LHP Alex Wood on the 10-day DL. Reinstated LHP Zac Rosscup from the 10-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned INF/OF Christopher Bostick to Indianapolis. Reinstated OF Corey Dickerson from the 10-day DL. Sent RHP A.J. Schugel to Bradenton (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Assigned LHP Tyler Lyons outright to Memphis (PCL). Placed OF Dexter Fowler on the 10-day DL. Reinstated 2B Kolten Wong from the 10-day DL.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed OF Wil Myers on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled OF Franmil Reyes from El Paso (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Signed OF Cesar Puello to a minor league contract. Recalled RHP Pierce Johnson and RHP Derek Law from Sacramento (PCL). Optioned INF Kelby Tomlinson and RHP Chris Stratton to Sacramento.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS — Waived OL Jack Allen. Signed OL Kaleb Johnson.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed CB C.J. Goodwin, OL Cory Helms and WR Kayaune Ross.

DETROIT LIONS — Waived WR Dom Williams. Signed WR Brian Brown.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Claimed LB James Hearns off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Waived PK Giorgio Tavecchio. Signed PK Mike Nugent.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with Ss Kenny Vaccaro and Jason Thompson.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Agreed to terms with G John Gibson on an eight-year contract extension.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Signed F William Karlson to a one-year contract.

ECHL

MANCHESTER MONARCHS — Re-signed F Matt Marcinew to a one-year contract.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed F Brian White.