Sports agate — Nov. 7, 2017

Published Nov 7, 2017 at 4:00pm

KING PIN LANES

Franklin Hotel League

Paul Panek and Merle Foster, 267 and 710. Loreto Guiliano, 705; Vincent Narolis, 699; Panek and Josh Talbot, 698s; Robert Rieck, 696; Tyler Tormey, 681; Michael Luce, 665; Jonathon Fogg, 641; Ryan Lagone, 638; William Gifford II and Charles Kipp, 631s; Rick Adams, 629l LaVerne Cook, 623; Paul Louis Jr., 622; Brenton Joy, 614; Edward Krutz, 609; Bradley Long, 608; Robert Roscoe and Dennis Searl, 607s; Paul Louis III, 606; Edwin Chang, 604; David Allen, 600.

Kait DeLett, 610

Crescent Girls League

Julie Hooks and Val Lovenguth, 211 and 524.

National Football League

American Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 6 2 0 .750 216 179

Buffalo 5 3 0 .625 174 149

Miami 4 4 0 .500 116 179

N.Y. Jets 4 5 0 .444 191 207

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Tennessee 5 3 0 .625 181 193

Jacksonville 5 3 0 .625 206 117

Houston 3 5 0 .375 229 208

Indianapolis 3 6 0 .333 162 260

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Pittsburgh 6 2 0 .750 167 131

Baltimore 4 5 0 .444 190 171

Cincinnati 3 5 0 .375 129 158

Cleveland 0 8 0 .000 119 202

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Kansas City 6 3 0 .667 253 208

Oakland 4 5 0 .444 196 214

Denver 3 5 0 .375 150 198

L.A. Chargers 3 5 0 .375 150 152

National Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 8 1 0 .889 283 179

Dallas 5 3 0 .625 226 178

Washington 4 4 0 .500 177 194

N.Y. Giants 1 7 0 .125 129 207

South

W L T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 6 2 0 .750 221 155

Carolina 6 3 0 .667 168 159

Atlanta 4 4 0 .500 170 172

Tampa Bay 2 6 0 .250 158 198

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Minnesota 6 2 0 .750 179 135

Detroit 4 4 0 .500 206 186

Green Bay 4 4 0 .500 181 191

Chicago 3 5 0 .375 134 171

West

W L T Pct PF PA

L.A. Rams 6 2 0 .750 263 155

Seattle 5 3 0 .625 189 149

Arizona 4 4 0 .500 139 201

San Francisco 0 9 0 .000 143 239

Monday’s Games

Detroit 30, Green Bay 17

Thursday

Seattle at Arizona, 8:25

Sunday

Pittsburgh at Indianapolis, 1

Minnesota at Washington, 1

L.A. Chargers at Jacksonville, 1

New Orleans at Buffalo, 1

Green Bay at Chicago, 1

Cincinnati at Tennessee, 1

N.Y. Jets at Tampa Bay, 1

Cleveland at Detroit, 1

Houston at L.A. Rams, 4:05

N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 4:25

Dallas at Atlanta, 4:25

New England at Denver, 8:30

Open: Kansas City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Oakland

Monday

Miami at Carolina, 8:30

National Basketball Association

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 9 2 .818 —

Toronto 5 4 .556 3

New York 5 4 .556 3

Philadelphia 5 4 .556 3

Brooklyn 4 6 .400 4.5

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Orlando 6 4 .600 —

Washington 5 4 .556 .5

Charlotte 5 5 .500 1

Miami 4 6 .400 2

Atlanta 2 9 .182 4.5

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 7 3 .700 —

Indiana 5 5 .500 2

Milwaukee 4 5 .444 2.5

Cleveland 4 6 .400 3

Chicago 2 6 .250 4

Western Conference

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Houston 8 3 .727 —

Memphis 6 4 .600 1.5

San Antonio 6 4 .600 1.5

New Orleans 5 5 .500 2.5

Dallas 1 10 .091 7

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 7 3 .700 —

Portland 6 4 .600 1

Utah 5 5 .500 2

Denver 5 5 .500 2

Oklahoma City 4 5 .444 2.5

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 8 3 .727 —

L.A. Clippers 5 4 .556 2

L.A. Lakers 5 5 .500 2.5

Phoenix 4 7 .364 4

Sacramento 1 8 .111 6

Monday’s Games

Boston 110, Atlanta 107

Brooklyn 98, Phoenix 92

Golden State 97, Miami 80

Tuesday’s Games

Dallas at Washington, 7

Milwaukee at Cleveland, 7

New Orleans at Indiana, 7

Charlotte at New York, 7:30

Chicago at Toronto, 7:30

L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 8:30

Brooklyn at Denver, 9

Philadelphia at Utah, 9

Memphis at Portland, 10

Oklahoma City at Sacramento, 10

Wednesday’s Games

Indiana at Detroit, 7

New York at Orlando, 7

L.A. Lakers at Boston, 8

Miami at Phoenix, 9

Minnesota at Golden State, 10:30

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

AP 2017-18 Preseason

All-America Team

The Associated Press’ 2017-18 preseason All-America team, with school, height, year and votes from a 65-member national media panel (key 2016-17 statistics in parentheses):

Miles Bridges, Michigan State, 6-7, 225, sophomore, 61 votes (16.9 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 2.1 apg, 1.5 blocks)

Bonzie Colson, Notre Dame, 6-6, 224, senior, 47 (17.8 ppg, 10.1 rpg, 52.6 fg pct, 1.4 blocks)

Allonzo Trier, Arizona, 6-5, 205, junior, 39 (18 games, 17.2 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 2.7 apg, 81.0 ft pct)

Jalen Brunson, Villanova, 6-3, 190, junior, 33 (14.7 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 4.1 apg, 54.1 fg pct, 87.6 ft pct)

Michael Porter Jr., Missouri, 6-10, 215, freshman, 30 (HS: 36.2 ppg, 13.6 rpg)

Others receiving votes: Joel Berry II, North Carolina, 25; Grayson Allen, Duke, 20; Devonte’ Graham, Kansas, 19; Ethan Happ, Wisconsin, 17; Angel Delgado, Seton Hall, 15; Jock Landale, Saint Mary’s, 6; Trevon Bluiett, Xavier, 5; Marvin Bagley III, Duke, 3; Deandre Ayton, Arizona, 3; Yante Maten, Georgia, 1; Landry Shamet, Wichita State, 1.

National Hockey League

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Tampa Bay 15 11 2 2 24 59 42

Toronto 16 9 7 0 18 61 58

Ottawa 14 6 3 5 17 51 47

Detroit 16 8 7 1 17 45 43

Boston 13 6 4 3 15 39 40

Montreal 15 6 8 1 13 41 55

Florida 13 4 7 2 10 47 56

Buffalo 14 4 8 2 10 35 53

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

New Jersey 13 9 3 1 19 49 42

Columbus 15 9 5 1 19 51 43

Pittsburgh 16 8 6 2 18 42 58

N.Y. Islanders 14 8 5 1 17 54 46

Washington 15 8 6 1 17 46 48

Philadelphia 15 7 6 2 16 47 43

N.Y. Rangers 16 7 7 2 16 52 55

Carolina 12 4 5 3 11 32 37

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

St. Louis 15 11 3 1 23 50 36

Winnipeg 14 8 3 3 19 46 40

Colorado 14 8 6 0 16 48 47

Nashville 14 7 5 2 16 37 41

Dallas 15 8 7 0 16 42 43

Chicago 15 7 6 2 16 43 36

Minnesota 13 5 6 2 12 40 40

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 14 10 2 2 22 48 31

Vegas 14 9 4 1 19 50 41

San Jose 13 8 5 0 16 36 30

Vancouver 14 7 5 2 16 37 34

Calgary 14 8 6 0 16 35 38

Anaheim 14 6 6 2 14 40 43

Edmonton 13 4 8 1 9 30 43

Arizona 16 2 12 2 6 41 65

Note: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.

Monday’s Games

Washington 3, Arizona 2, OT

N.Y. Rangers 5, Columbus 3

Boston 5, Minnesota 3

Toronto 4, Vegas 3, SO

Winnipeg 4, Dallas 1

Detroit 3, Vancouver 2

Tuesday’s Games

Edmonton at N.Y. Islanders, 7

Washington at Buffalo, 7

St. Louis at New Jersey, 7

Florida at Carolina, 7

Nashville at Columbus, 7

Arizona at Pittsburgh, 7

Vegas at Montreal, 7:30

Vancouver at Calgary, 9

Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10

Wednesday’s Games

Minnesota at Toronto, 7:30

Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 8

Tampa Bay at San Jose, 10:30

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MINOR HOCKEY

American Hockey League

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

WB/Scranton 10 7 2 0 1 15 40 28

Charlotte 11 8 3 0 0 16 43 32

Lehigh Valley 13 8 3 0 2 18 48 44

Providence 11 7 4 0 0 14 33 23

Bridgeport 11 6 5 0 0 12 36 30

Hartford 13 5 7 0 1 11 37 50

Hershey 12 4 6 0 2 10 31 48

Springfield 13 2 10 1 0 5 32 47

North Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Toronto 12 9 3 0 0 18 40 25

Laval 13 7 4 2 0 16 49 48

Binghamton 9 5 3 1 0 11 30 28

Rochester 11 6 4 0 1 13 33 35

Utica 10 5 4 0 1 11 28 26

Belleville 12 5 6 0 1 11 33 42

Syracuse 12 3 6 1 2 9 31 42

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Rockford 11 7 4 0 0 14 39 28

Milwaukee 10 6 4 0 0 12 34 29

Cleveland 10 5 3 2 0 12 24 25

Manitoba 12 6 4 1 1 14 38 32

Chicago 9 4 4 1 0 9 28 28

Grand Rapids 12 5 6 0 1 11 35 39

Iowa 11 3 6 2 0 8 29 40

Pacific Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Tucson 9 6 1 2 0 14 31 22

San Antonio 10 7 2 1 0 15 33 24

Stockton 11 7 3 0 1 15 37 28

Bakersfield 10 5 4 1 0 11 25 27

San Diego 10 5 4 1 0 11 35 35

Texas 12 5 6 0 1 11 32 46

San Jose 10 4 5 0 1 9 29 31

Ontario 10 3 6 0 1 7 18 29

Note: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss.

Monday’s Games

No games scheduled

Tuesday’s Games

No games scheduled

Wednesday’s Games

Lehigh Valley at Bridgeport, 10:30 a.m.

San Antonio at Grand Rapids, 11 a.m.

Chicago at Milwaukee, 11:30 a.m.

Charlotte at Utica, 7

Binghamton at Belleville, 7

Hershey at Springfield, 7:05

Toronto at WB/Scranton, 7:05

Manitoba at Stockton, 10

Texas at San Diego, 10

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COLLEGE HOCKEY

NCAA Division I Poll

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The top 20 teams in the NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey poll, compiled by U.S. College Hockey Online, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 5 and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. St. Cloud State (51) 7-0-0 1020 2

2. North Dakota 6-2-2 930 4

3. Denver 4-2-2 888 1

4. Minnesota 7-3-0 866 5

5. Harvard 2-1-0 821 3

6. Notre Dame 6-3-1 676 10

7. Wisconsin 6-4-1 619 7

8. Providence 5-3-0 615 6

9. N. Hampshire 6-1-1 561 13

10. Minn State 6-3-0 559 9

11. Clarkson 6-3-1 552 13

12. Minn Duluth 4-4-2 448 8

13. Northeastern 5-2-1 441 15

14. Cornell 4-0-0 429 18

15. Bo. University 4-5-1 313 12

16. Quinnipiac 3-3-1 219 11

17. Ohio State 5-3-2 159 16

18. W. Michigan 5-3-1 113 —

19. Penn State 5-5-0 82 17

20. No. Michigan 5-3-0 61 —

Others receiving votes: Michigan 55, Colorado College 53, Omaha 52, Colgate 46, Bemidji State 43, Michigan Tech 18, Air Force 17, Army 17, Boston College 12, Bowling Green 7, Niagara 6, Yale 5, UMass Lowell 4, Miami (Ohio) 3.

PGA Tour Statistics

FedEx Cup Season Points

1, Pat Perez, 626.833. 2, Brendan Steele, 556.250. 3, Patrick Cantlay, 555.200. 4, Justin Rose, 550.000. 5, Justin Thomas, 548.000. 6, Tony Finau, 452.500. 7, Chesson Hadley, 442.500. 8, Whee Kim, 400.860. 9, Ryan Armour, 335.167. 10, Marc Leishman, 317.567.

Scoring Average

1, Justin Rose, 68.208. 2 (tie), Henrik Stenson, Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, 68.708. 5, Chesson Hadley, 68.749. 6, Cameron Smith, 69.071. 7, Ryan Armour, 69.346. 8, Brendan Steele, 69.358. 9, Pat Perez, 69.367. 10, Patrick Cantlay, 69.494.

Driving Distance

1, Bubba Watson, 336.9. 2, Tony Finau, 336.6. 3, Trey Mullinax, 335.3. 4, Scott Strohmeyer, 332.6. 5 (tie), Kevin Chappell and Jim Knous, 329.3. 7, Brendan Steele, 327.8. 8, Kevin Tway, 326.4. 9, Patrick Cantlay, 324.0. 10, Martin Laird, 323.4.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1, Jung-gon Hwang, 85.71%. 2, Prayad Marksaeng, 83.93%. 3, Kyle Stanley, 80.95%. 4, Branden Grace, 77.98%. 5 (tie), Henrik Stenson, Danny Chia and Russell Henley, 76.79%. 8, Danny Lee, 75.89%. 9, Brian Harman, 75.51%. 10, 4 tied with 75.00%.

Greens in Regulation Percentage

1, Michael Thompson, 81.94%. 2, Stewart Cink, 81.25%. 3, Brendan Steele, 80.56%. 4 (tie), Bernd Wiesberger and Brooks Koepka, 79.17%. 6 (tie), Rafa Cabrera Bello and Kyle Stanley, 78.70%. 8, Bryson DeChambeau, 78.47%. 9, 6 tied with 77.78%.

Total Driving

1, Byeong Hun An, 38. 2, Morgan Hoffmann, 44. 3, Brendan Steele, 53. 4, Ollie Schniederjans, 64. 5, Bud Cauley, 73. 6, Rod Pampling, 83. 7, Whee Kim, 98. 8, Russell Knox, 100. 9, James Hahn, 104. 10, Graeme McDowell, 107.

SG-Putting

1, Wyndham Clark, 1.916. 2, Graeme McDowell, 1.568. 3, Jonathan Randolph, 1.542. 4, Nicholas Lindheim, 1.428. 5, Scott Strohmeyer, 1.298. 6, Jim Knous, 1.255. 7, Emiliano Grillo, 1.249. 8, Chris Stroud, 1.058. 9, Gary Woodland, 1.041. 10, Zach Johnson, 1.039.

Birdie Average

1, Justin Rose, 5.75. 2 (tie), Dustin Johnson and Hyun-woo Ryu, 5.50. 4 (tie), Phil Mickelson and Brooks Koepka, 5.25. 6, Cameron Smith, 5.13. 7 (tie), Henrik Stenson, Justin Thomas, Alexander Levy and Dru Love, 5.00.

Eagles (Holes per)

1 (tie), Seung-Yul Noh, Bernd Wiesberger and Richard T. Lee, 36.0. 4 (tie), Stewart Cink and Justin Thomas, 48.0. 6 (tie), Chesson Hadley and Conrad Shindler, 54.0. 8, Tony Finau, 57.6. 9, Andrew Landry, 60.0. 10, 24 tied with 72.0.

Sand Save Percentage

1 (tie), Cameron Percy, Luke Donald, Richard Sterne and Poom Saksansin, 100.00%. 5, Matthew Fitzpatrick, 85.71%. 6 (tie), Hideto Tanihara and David Skinns, 83.33%. 8 (tie), Tim Herron, Ben Crane and Fabrizio Zanotti, 80.00%.

All-Around Ranking

1, Brendan Steele, 291. 2, Chesson Hadley, 351. 3, Patrick Cantlay, 413. 4, Tony Finau, 474. 5, Chez Reavie, 484. 6, Luke Donald, 494. 7, Jamie Lovemark, 541. 8, Ryan Armour, 550. 9, Whee Kim, 551. 10, Peter Uihlein, 561.

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Thursday

Seattle 6 ARIZONA

Sunday

Minnesota 1 1/2 WASH

CHICAGO 31/2 Green Bay

Pittsburgh 10 INDIANA

JACKSONVILLE 4 LA Chargers

NY Jets 3 T. BAY

TENNESSEE 51/2 Cincinnati

New Orleans 21/2 BUFFALO

DETROIT 91/2 Cleveland

LA RAMS 12 Houston

ATLANTA 3 Dallas

SAN FRAN 1 NY Giants

New England 71/2 DENVER

Monday

CAROLINA 9 Miami

Bye Week: Baltimore, Kansas City, Oakland, Philadelphia.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

MIAMI-OHIO 61/2 Akron

BUFFALO 101/2 Bowl Green

Wednesday

W. MICH 211/2 Kent St

Toledo 4 OHIO

E. Michigan 11/2 C. MICH

Thursday

N. ILLINOIS 32 Ball St

APP. ST 171/2 Geo South

PITTSBURGH 91/2 Unc

Friday

Temple 21/2 CINCIN

Washington 61/2 STANFORD

UNLV 4 Byu

Saturday

Michigan 151/2 M’LAND

S. CAROLINA 71/2 Florida

Virginia Tech 3 GEO TECH

Tulane 51/2 E. CARLINA

NC St 3 BC

CENT FLA 37 Connecticut

SYRACUSE 1 Wake

PENN ST 31 Rutgers

Duke 11/2 ARMY

OHIO ST 15 Michigan St

Indiana 91/2 ILLINOIS

Troy 161/2 C. CARLNA

Mid Tenn St 141/2 CHRLOTTE

AIR FORCE 31/2 Wyoming

NEVADA 201/2 San Jose St

x-Texas Tech 71/2 Baylor

KANSAS ST 21/2 W. Virginia

OKLAHOMA 7 Tcu

Oklahoma St 61/2 IOWA ST

LOUISVILLE 101/2 Virginia

Notre Dame 31/2 MIAMI-FLA

NAVY 41/2 Smu

Washington St 1 UTAH

N’WSTERN 6 Purdue

MISSISSIPPI 171/2 UL-Lfyette

MINNESOTA 21/2 Nebraska

Alabama 14 MISS ST

Fla Atlantic 6 LA TECH

So. Miss 101/2 RICE

Usc 131/2 COLORADO

WISCONSIN 121/2 Iowa

Georgia 21/2 AUBURN

MISSOURI 101/2 Tennessee

TEXAS A&M 19 N. Mexico

UCLA 1 Arizona St

VANDERBILT 3 Kentucky

Arkansas St 111/2 S. A’BAMA

Georgia St 51/2 TEXAS ST

NORTH TEXAS 231/2 Utep

TEXAS 33 Kansas

MARSHALL 13 W. Kentucky

FLA INTL 91/2 O’Dominion

UTSA 7 Ala-Brmghm

CLEMSON 17 Florida St

LSU 171/2 Arkansas

ARIZONA 23 Oregon St

Boise St 6 COLOR ST

Fresno St 10 HAWAII

x-at AT&T Stadium, Arlington

PRO BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

CLEVELAND 4 Milwaukee

WASHINGTON OFF Dallas

INDIANA 1 N. Orleans

TORONTO 11 Chicago

NEW YORK 1 Charlotte

SAN ANTONIO 31/2 LA Clippers

UTAH 7 Philadelphia

DENVER 111/2 Brooklyn

PORTLAND 4 Memphis

Oklahoma City 11 SACRA

HOCKEY

Favorite Goals Underdog

NY ISLAND Even-1/2 Edmonton

PITTSBURGH 1-11/2 Arizona

CAROLINA Even-1/2 Florida

Washington Even-1/2 BUFFALO

COLUMBUS Even-1/2 Nashville

St. Louis Even-1/2 N. JERSEY

MONTREAL 1/2-1 Vegas

CALGARY 1/2-1 Vancouver

Los Angeles Even-1/2 ANAHEIM

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BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB — Announced president, business & media, Bob Bowman, will leave the commissioner’s office when his contract expires in December.

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended New York Yankees minor league RHP Rodrigo Garcia (DSL), Milwaukee minor league RHP Cristian Sierra (DSL) and free agent minor league SS Yeison Estevez, OF Andres Martinez and RHP Adolfo Molina 72 games apiece for violations of the minor league Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Suspended Oakland minor league 2B Justin Jones (Athletics-Arizona) 56 games and Boston minor league SS Deiner Lopez (Portland-EL) 50 games for violations of the minor league Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Declined 2018 options on LHP Wade Miley and SS J.J. Hardy. Announced C Welington Castillo declined his 2018 option, opting to become a free agent.

BOSTON RED SOX — Named Tim Hyers hitting coach and Andy Barkett assisting hitting coach.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Declined their 2018 option on LHP Boone Logan. Activated RHP Cody Anderson and RHP Dylan Baker from the 60-day DL. Purchased the contract of C Eric Haase from Columbus (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Announced LHP Mike Minor declined his mutual option.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Named Derek Shelton bench coach.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Selected the contracts of OF Jake Cave and RHP Nick Rumbleow from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Assigned RHPs Michael Brady, Simon Castro and Josh Smith outright to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHPs Paul Blackburn, Andrew Triggs and Bobby Wahl and OF Dustin Fowler from the 60-day DL.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Exercised their 2018 option on RHP Nathan Eovaldi.

TEXAS RANGERS — Exercised their 2018 option on LHP Martin Perez. Declined to exercise options on RHP Tony Barnette and 1B/DH Mike Napoli. Assigned RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkxand C A.J. Jimenez outright to Round Rock (TL). Reinstated INF Hanser Alberto and RHP Chi Chi Gonzalez from the 60-day DL. Named Don Wakamatsu bench coach, Dan Warthen assistant pitching coach and Colby Lewis special assistant to the general manager. Promoted Ross Fenstermaker to director of pro scouting.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Declined 2018 option on OF Jose Bautista.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Exercised the 2018 option on INF Daniel Descalso.

CHICAGO CUBS — Claimed RHP Cory Mazzoni off waivers from San Diego. Selected the contract of RHP Matt Carasiti from Iowa (PCL). Assigned OF Leonys Martin outright to Iowa (PCL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Declined the 2018 option on INF Alexi Amarista. RHP Greg Holland declined his 2018 option.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Declined the 2018 option on OF Andre Ethier. Exercised the 2018 option on INF Logan Forsythe. Assigned INF/OF O’Koyea Dickson outright to Oklahoma City (PCL). Reinstated LHP Grant Dayton, RHP Yimi Garcia, LHP Scott Kazmir, LHP Adam Liberatore, RHP Josh Ravin and OF Andrew Toles from the 60-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Claimed LHP Nik Turley off waivers from Minnesota.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Assigned INF Alex Mejia outright to Memphis (PCL) and C Alberto Rosario outright making him eligible to become a minor league free-agent. Released RHP Trevor Rosenthal.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Announced RHP Tim Melville and C Hector Sanchez cleared outright waivers. Reinstated RHPs Carter Capps and Colin Rea, OF Alex Dickerson, and LHPs Robbie Erlin and LHP Matt Strahm from the 60-day DL.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Exercised their 2018 options on LHPs Madison Bumgarner and Matt Moore and 3B Pablo Sandoval. Named Curt Young pitching coach and Alonzo Powell hitting coach.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — C Matt Wieters exercised his 2018 option.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL — Suspended Tampa Bay WR Mike Evans one game for violations of unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary roughness rules during a Nov. 5 game against New Orleans. Suspended N.Y. Jets WR Jeremy Kerley four games for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Placed C Daniel Munyer on injured reserve. Released OT Javarius Leamon from the practice squad. Signed C Max Tuerk from the L.A. Chargers practice squad and OT Storm Norton to the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Claimed CB D.J. White off waivers from Kansas City. Signed CB Denzel Rice to the practice squad. Waived C Dillon Day. Released CB Channing Stribling from the practice squad.

Arena Football League

ALBANY AFL — Named George Manias vice president/business operations.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK CITY FC — Announced the retirement of M Andrea Pirlo.

COLLEGE

FRESNO STATE — Announced the resignation of athletic director Jim Bartko. Named Steve Robertello interim athletic director.

GEORGE MASON — Announced men’s sophomore basketball F Daniel Relvao is leaving the program.

ILLINOIS — Announced defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson is on bereavement leave from the team.

SETON HALL — Announced the resignation of men’s soccer coach Gerson Echeverry.

SOUTH CAROLINA UPSTATE — Named Jon Cremmins assistant men’s basketball coach.

WEST VIRGINIA — Agreed to terms with men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins on a four-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season.