Sports agate — Aug. 9, 2018

Published Aug 9, 2018 at 4:00pm

Rome City Men’s Amateur Golf Championship

Tee Times

At Rome Country Club

Saturday

Senior B Flight

9 a.m.: Vin Martinelli Sr., Art Reid

9:10 a.m.: Jim Slocum, Herb Gould

9:20 a.m.: Jeff Baker, Mark Lomery, Joe Mortis

9:30 a.m.: Len Babcock, Dan Watson, Rich Zieman

9:40 a.m.: Mike Chlebus, Ed Duffy, Joe Vescio

9:50 a.m.: Carl Guiliano, Vin Narolis, Jim Sutton

10 a.m.: Ron Crawford, Dave Salmon, Howie Mata

Senior A Flight

10:10 a.m.: Mike Smith, Robert Taylor, J.M. Graziano

10:20 a.m.: Pat Monaghan, Jim Day, Dave Whitman

10:30 a.m.: Barry Soulia, Don Coniski, Mark Lloyd

10:40 a.m.: Mike Scheemaker, Greg Harden, Steve Lowe

Championship Flight

10:50 a.m.: Jeff Gifford, Terry Goetz, Mike Seifert

11 a.m.: Evan Sears, Dan Dehimer, Zane Monaghan

11:10 a.m.: Dan Zalepeski, Matt Ferdinand, John Zampretti

11:20 a.m.: Agost Raulli, Brian Birnie, Chris McMahon

11:30 a.m.: Aaron Fiorini, John Migliore, Jeff Lagase

11:40 a.m.: Ryan Borruso, Anthony Occhipinti, Matt Hughes, Josh Solon

At McConnellsville Golf Club

Super Senior Flight

9 a.m.: Rod Cozby, George Homokay, Roy Barnes

9:10 a.m.: John Deminico, Jim Gemza, Ron Rothrock, Roy Smith

C Flight

9:20 a.m.: Roy Higgins, Chris Birmingham, Wyatt McNamara

9:30 a.m.: Frank Aston ,Mike Hammon, John Uriarte

9:40 a.m.: Kris Harvey, Ben Guiliano, Greg Puccio

B Flight

9:50 a.m.: Ron McNamara, Vin Martinelli Jr., Doug Leffert

10 a.m.: Ralph Oswell, Steve Berthold, Rich Artigiani

10:10 a.m.: Taj Beckwith, Bryan Krol. Kevin Sharpe

10:20 a.m.: Larry Natale, Ed Graham, Ken Caldwell

A Flight

10:30 a.m.: Dave Hall, Jeremy Ankin, Mark Powonsky

10:40 a.m.: Tom Rogers, Randy Redner, Mark Zieman

10:50 a.m.: Brian Adams, Logan Fournier

11 a.m.: Aaron Agosto, Marco Pasqualetti, Robert Wright

11:10 a.m.: Brian Crawford, Aaron Asher, Stephen Sharpe

D Flight 

11:20 a.m.: Mike Srnka, Tim Leblanc, Mike Price

11:30 a.m.: Cliff Fike, Robert Carpenter, Bob Varano, Tim Hurley

Rome City Women’s Amateur Tournament

At Rome Country Club

Friday

1A: Linda Ptak, Lauren Cupp, Pam Meehan, Pat Schaefer

1B: Jeanette Pawlik, Diane Waldron, Holly Harlow, Meredith Roefaro

18: Linda Sturges, Pam Ward, Debby Hepburn

17: Michelle Ricciardi, Kathy Harter, Jan Ricci, Joan Kay

16: Katie Sullivan, Carrie Storm, Alissa Tuthill, Dana Jones

15: Ann Mullen, Mimi Hall, Had Kurtzworth, Terri Houghton

Central District Women’s Golf Association

At Crestwood Golf Club

Flight 1: 1, Barb Presky, 31; Nina Owens and Maureen Fiedler, 34s; Andrea Lynch and Donna Donovan, 36s.

Flight 2: Ginny Drake, 32; Janet Beatty and Nancy Taylor, 33s; Barbara Smith, 34.

Flight 3: Carol Mandour and Kathy Guido, 35s; Dot Oaksford and Natalie Brown, 38s; Jeri Kaskouri, 44.

Low gross: Presky, 39.

Chip-in: Oaksford.

Event of the day winner: Drake.

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

Champions Tour Statistics

Charles Schwab Cup Money List

1, Jerry Kelly, (15), $1,542,509. 2, Miguel Angel Jimenez, (14), $1,485,013. 3, David Toms, (15), $1,412,767. 4, Bernhard Langer, (15), $1,328,029. 5, Scott McCarron, (16), $1,201,770. 6, Paul Broadhurst, (15), $1,100,736. 7, Vijay Singh, (12), $1,077,200. 8, Tim Petrovic, (14), $997,713. 9, Steve Stricker, (6), $926,235. 10, Joe Durant, (16), $875,598.

Scoring Average (Actual)

1, Jerry Kelly, 68.98. 2, Miguel Angel Jimenez, 69.20. 3, Bernhard Langer, 69.49. 4, Scott McCarron, 69.53. 5, David Toms, 69.54. 6, Kevin Sutherland, 69.65. 7, Vijay Singh, 69.76. 8, Tim Petrovic, 69.80. 9, Kenny Perry, 69.81. 10, Joe Durant, 69.86.

Driving Distance

1, Kenny Perry, 301.1. 2, Brandt Jobe, 297.1. 3, John Daly, 296.1. 4, Scott Parel, 295.9. 5, Wes Short, Jr., 294.1. 6, Ken Tanigawa, 294.0. 7, Scott McCarron, 293.6. 8, Kevin Sutherland, 291.9. 9, Vijay Singh, 290.7. 10, Woody Austin, 289.6.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1, Bart Bryant, 81.36%. 2, Scott Dunlap, 78.70%. 3, Jerry Kelly, 78.47%. 4, Gene Sauers, 78.19%. 5, Olin Browne, 78.14%. 6, Tom Lehman, 78.11%. 7, Paul Goydos, 77.95%. 8, Kirk Triplett, 77.55%. 9, Bernhard Langer, 77.43%. 10, Joe Durant, 76.94%.

Greens in Regulation Percentage

1, Kevin Sutherland, 79.00%. 2, Tom Lehman, 78.35%. 3, Kenny Perry, 78.02%. 4, Vijay Singh, 77.78%. 5, Bart Bryant, 76.26%. 6, Gene Sauers, 76.10%. 7, Jeff Sluman, 76.06%. 8, Bernhard Langer, 75.88%. 9, Jerry Kelly, 75.23%. 10, Joe Durant, 74.87%.

Total Driving

1, Kenny Perry, 24. 2, Bernhard Langer, 28. 3, Jerry Kelly, 33. 4, Joe Durant, 36. 5, Scott McCarron, 37. 6 (tie), Tom Lehman and Scott Dunlap, 40. 8, Kirk Triplett, 41. 9, Doug Garwood, 43. 10, 2 tied with Bart Bryant, 44.

Putting Average

1, Jerry Kelly, 1.725. 2, Todd Hamilton, 1.726. 3, Glen Day, 1.727. 4, Joe Durant, 1.728. 5, Wes Short, Jr., 1.729. 6 (tie), David Toms, Brandt Jobe and Miguel Angel Jimenez, 1.739. 9, Tim Petrovic, 1.740. 10, Scott Parel, 1.746.

Birdie Average

1, Bernhard Langer, 4.13. 2, John Daly, 4.10. 3, Wes Short, Jr., 4.09. 4, Brandt Jobe, 4.07. 5, Scott McCarron, 4.06. 6, Miguel Angel Jimenez, 4.05. 7, Jerry Kelly, 4.04. 8 (tie), Bart Bryant and Scott Parel, 4.00. 10, Tom Pernice Jr., 3.98.

Eagles (Holes per)

1, Kenny Perry, 81.0. 2, Lee Janzen, 105.4. 3 (tie), Vijay Singh and Ken Tanigawa, 122.4. 5, Rocco Mediate, 123.0. 6, Wes Short, Jr., 129.0. 7, John Daly, 130.5. 8, Carlos Franco, 132.0. 9, Tommy Armour III, 133.2. 10, Bernhard Langer, 135.0.

Sand Save Percentage

1, David Toms, 66.67%. 2, Tim Petrovic, 61.90%. 3, Lee Janzen, 61.70%. 4, Paul Broadhurst, 61.40%. 5, Tom Pernice Jr., 58.62%. 6, Jesper Parnevik, 57.69%. 7, Mike Goodes, 56.76%. 8, Scott Verplank, 56.10%. 9 (tie), Marco Dawson and Kent Jones, 55.56%.

All-Around Ranking

1, Jerry Kelly, 100. 2, Joe Durant, 101. 3, Bernhard Langer, 106. 4, Scott McCarron, 111. 5, Miguel Angel Jimenez, 122. 6, Kenny Perry, 143. 7, Wes Short, Jr., 147. 8, Brandt Jobe, 151. 9, David Toms, 159. 10, Lee Janzen, 176.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

x-Atlanta 19 10 .655 —

x-Washington 18 11 .621 1

Connecticut 17 12 .586 2

Chicago 10 19 .345 9

New York 7 22 .241 12

Indiana 5 24 .172 14

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

x-Seattle 23 7 .767 —

x-Los Angeles 18 11 .621 4.5

Minnesota 16 13 .552 6.5

Phoenix 16 14 .533 7

Dallas 14 15 .483 8.5

Las Vegas 12 17 .414 10.5

x-clinched playoff spot

Wednesday’s Games

Los Angeles 82, New York 81

Connecticut 101, Dallas 92

Thursday’s Games

Seattle at Washington, 11:30 a.m.

Los Angeles at Atlanta, 7

Minnesota at Las Vegas, 10

Friday’s Games

Connecticut at Chicago, 9

Indiana at Phoenix, 10

Home team in caps

FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Preseason Week One

BUFFALO 3 Carolina

CINCINNATI 21/2 Chicago

MIAMI 11/2 Tampa Bay

Cleveland 1 NY GIANTS

PHILADELPHIA 3 Pittsburgh

JACKSONVILLE 21/2 N. Orleans

BALTIMORE 3 LA Rams

NEW ENGLAND 3 Washington

GREEN BAY 1 Tennessee

KANSAS CITY 21/2 Houston

SAN FRANCISCO 31/2 Dallas

SEATTLE 2 Indianapolis

Friday

NY JETS 31/2 Atlanta

OAKLAND 3 Detroit

Saturday

DENVER 1 Minnesota

ARIZONA 21/2 LA Chargers

BASEBALL

Favorite Odds Underdog

National League

WASHINGTON 51/2-61/2 Atlanta

MILWAUKEE 7-8 San Diego

LA Dodgers 51/2-61/2 COLORADO

SAN FRANCISCO 6-7 Pittsburgh

American League

CLEVELAND 9-11 Minnesota

NY YANKEES 9-11 Texas

Boston 7-8 TORONTO

TAMPA BAY 61/2-71/2 Baltimore

HOUSTON 61/2-71/2 Seattle

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BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent OF Craig Gentry to Bowie (EL) for a rehab assignment.

BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned INF Tony Renda to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated 3B Rafael Devers from the 10-day DL.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Released RHP Zach McAllister. Signed RHP Luis Sanchez to a minor league contract.

DETROIT TIGERS — Placed 1B John Hicks on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Optioned LHP Daniel Stumpf to Toledo (IL). Recalled C Grayson Greiner and RHP Artie Lewicki from Toledo. Selected the contract of RHP Jacob Turner from Toledo.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed RHP Nick Tropeano on the 10-day DL. Released 3B Luis Valbuena. Recalled LHP Williams Jerez from Salt Lake (PCL). Sent C Rene Rivera to Inland Empire (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned RHP Chance Adams to Scranton Wilkes-Barre (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Signed 1B Viosergy Rosa to a minor league contract.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed RHP Shane Carle and LHP Max Fried on the 10-day DL. Optioned LHP Kolby Allard to Gwinnett (IL). Assigned RHP Jason Hursh outright to Mississippi (SL).

CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned RHP Jesus Reyes to Louisville (IL). Recalled RHP Robert Stephenson from Louisville.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Recalled SP Pat Venditte from Oklahoma City (PCL). Sent RHP Josh Fields to the AZL Dodgers and LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu to Oklahoma City for rehab assignments.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Traded RHP Jon Perrin to Kansas City for RHP Sal Biasi.

PHILADEPLHIA PHILLIES — Optioned OF Dylan Cozens to Lehigh Valley (IL). Recalled RHP Enyel De Los Santos from Lehigh Valley.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed 2B Sean Rodriguez on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Optioned 1B Jose Osuna to Indianapolis (IL). Designated OF Christopher Bostick for assignment. Reinstated 1B Josh Bell from the 10-day DL. Claimed LHP Buddy Boshers off waivers from Houston.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Placed RHP Kelvin Herrera on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Jefry Rodriguez to Syracuse (IL). Recalled RHP Koda Glover from Syracuse.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Named Dr. Rick Celebrini director of sports medicine and performance.

DALLAS MAVERICKS — Signed G Devin Harris to a one-year contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed OL Tyler Larsen to a two-year contract extension.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed LB James Crawford.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed S Mike Basile.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Waived/injured CB David Rivers. Signed DT Nathan Bazata.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Waived/injured DL Tavaris Barnes and LB Alex McCalister. Signed DL Dante Sawyer and LB Cassanova McKinzy.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Released WR Miles Shuler.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Released WR Brisly Estime from the practice roster.

HOCKEY

ECHL

READING ROYALS — Signed F Brayden Low to a one-year contract.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

D.C. UNITED — Acquired G Bill Hamid on a year-and-a-half loan from FC Midtjylland (Superliga-Denmark).

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Traded D Vytautas Andriuskevicius to D.C. United for targeted allocation money.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Acquired D Brad Smith on loan from AFC Bournemouth (Premier League-England).

United Soccer League

LA GALAXY II — Signed D Justin Fiddes.

TENNIS

TENNIS INTEGRITY UNIT — Fined Peng Shuai $10,000 and suspended her six months, with $5,000 and three months suspended, and suspended the credentials of her coach, Bertrand Perret, three months for attempting to change her doubles partner at Wimbledon 2017.

COLLEGE

IOWA — Suspended OT Alaric Jackson and DL Cedrick Lattimore one game..