A quick glance at sports.


GOLF Newton Public Golf Course Ladies Association Low net winners were: Diona Loyd, A flight; Jan Zehr, B flight; Carroll Smalley, C flight. Next play — Wednesday. Pine Edge Men 1. Gerald Jost, Zach Frey, Myron Schmidt. 2. Clyde Goering, Wayne Neufeld, Chet Roberts. Next play — 6 p.m. Wednesday. Newton Public Golf Course Senior Tournament Overall medalist — Mark Bennett. 50 to 59 flight — Medalist: David Mason. 1. Larry Peal, 2. Loren Tedder, 3. Bob Wagner. 60 to 69 flight — Medalist: Jim Mendenhall. 1. Will Martling, 2. Bob Dilli, 3. Myron Chaffee. 70 to 79 flight — Medalist: Don Sebastian. 1. Walt Long, 2. Leo Griffith, 3. Leroy Schelske. 80+ flight — Medalist: Clay Hedrick. 1. Harold Reid, 2. Jim Unruh, 3. Leonard Peters. Closest to the pin — Paul Kalberer. Closest to the line — Ed Graf. Longest putt — Myron Chaffee. Longest drive — Bob Wagner. Fox Ridge Couples Scramble 1. Doug Doolen, Harvey Doolen, Chet Osborn, Wil Besore 31. 2. Jim Lasiter, Alan Koehn, Blair Koehn, Bob Koehn 31. 3. Lanny Bevan, Jeff Bevan, Steve Cowel, Robert Weber 32. Closest to hole 3 — Blair Koehn. Longest putt on 6 — Blair Koehn. Next play — 6 p.m. Wednesday. Wedgewood Senior Men May 22 1. Joe Ryan, Dale Dick, Bob Schmidt -2. 2. Dale Garver, Ray Ashford, Carl Haetten -1. 3. Ron Pick, Roman Mannebach, Will Besore +2. 4. Chuck Thomas, Paul Boerger, Jack Bender +3. Closest to the pin on 3 — Carl Haetten. Closest to the pin on 9 — Carl Haetten. FISHING Harvey County Fishing Report East Lake Lake is clear. Pool is normal. BLACK BASS — No report. WHITE BASS — Few being caught along dam and jetties on minnows. SAUGEYE-WALLEYE — Nice ones being caught along dam. CRAPPIE — Few being caught lakewide on minnows and jigs. CHANNEL CATFISH — Several being caught lakewide on worm and stink bait (stocked on May 24). BASEBALL American League By The Associated Press All Times CDT East Division W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 32 22 .593 — Boston 32 24 .571 1 Toronto 30 26 .536 3 Baltimore 26 26 .500 5 New York 26 27 .491 5 1/2 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 30 23 .566 — Minnesota 28 25 .528 2 Cleveland 24 29 .453 6 Detroit 22 31 .415 8 Kansas City 21 33 .389 9 1/2 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 32 23 .582 — Oakland 29 25 .537 2 1/2 Texas 27 28 .491 5 Seattle 20 34 .370 11 1/2 Wednesday’s Games Chicago White Sox 6, Cleveland 5 Tampa Bay 5, Texas 3 N.Y. Yankees 4, Baltimore 2 Minnesota 9, Kansas City 8, 10 innings Toronto 2, Oakland 1 Detroit 6, L.A. Angels 2 Seattle 1, Boston 0 Thursday’s Games Toronto 12, Oakland 0 Chicago White Sox 5, Tampa Bay 1 Minnesota 5, Kansas City 1 Today’s Games Boston (Beckett 5-4) at Baltimore (D.Cabrera 5-1), 6:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Contreras 5-3) at Tampa Bay (Shields 4-3), 6:10 p.m. Oakland (Duchscherer 4-3) at Texas (Millwood 2-3), 7:05 p.m. Cleveland (Lee 7-1) at Kansas City (Meche 3-7), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Mussina 7-4) at Minnesota (Perkins 2-1), 7:10 p.m.

Toronto (McGowan 3-4) at L.A. Angels (Jer.Weaver 4-5), 9:05 p.m.

Detroit (Robertson 2-5) at Seattle (Silva 3-4), 9:10 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Detroit at Seattle, 2:55 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay, 5:10 p.m.

Boston at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota, 6:10 p.m.

Cleveland at Kansas City, 6:10 p.m.

Oakland at Texas, 7:05 p.m.

Toronto at L.A. Angels, 8:05 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Boston at Baltimore, 12:35 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay, 12:40 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m.

Cleveland at Kansas City, 1:10 p.m.

Oakland at Texas, 2:05 p.m.

Toronto at L.A. Angels, 2:35 p.m.

Detroit at Seattle, 3:10 p.m.

National League

By The Associated Press

All Times CDT

East Division

W L Pct GB

Florida 30 22 .577 —

Philadelphia 31 24 .564 1/2

Atlanta 29 25 .537 2

New York 26 26 .500 4

Washington 23 32 .418 8 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 33 21 .611 —

St. Louis 32 23 .582 1 1/2

Houston 30 25 .545 3 1/2

Milwaukee 26 28 .481 7

Pittsburgh 25 28 .472 7 1/2

Cincinnati 25 29 .463 8

West Division

W L Pct GB

Arizona 30 23 .566 —

Los Angeles 26 27 .491 4

San Fran. 22 31 .415 8

San Diego 21 34 .382 10

Colorado 20 34 .370 10 1/2

Wednesday’s Games

Philadelphia 6, Colorado 1

N.Y. Mets 7, Florida 6, 12 innings

Cincinnati 9, Pittsburgh 1

Milwaukee 1, Atlanta 0

Chicago Cubs 2, L.A. Dodgers 1, 10 innings

St. Louis 6, Houston 1

San Francisco 11, Arizona 3

Washington 6, San Diego 4

Thursday’s Games

Atlanta 8, Milwaukee 1

San Diego 5, Washington 2

N.Y. Mets 8, L.A. Dodgers 4

Pittsburgh 7, Cincinnati 2

Chicago Cubs 8, Colorado 4

St. Louis 3, Houston 2

San Francisco at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.

Today’s Games

Colorado (Cook 7-3) at Chicago Cubs (Lilly 5-4), 1:20 p.m.

Florida (Hendrickson 7-2) at Philadelphia (Myers 2-6), 6:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (Maine 5-4), 6:10 p.m.

Atlanta (Glavine 2-2) at Cincinnati (Volquez 7-2), 6:10 p.m.

Houston (Backe 4-5) at Milwaukee (Parra 2-2), 7:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh (Duke 2-3) at St. Louis (Wellemeyer 5-1), 7:15 p.m.

Washington (Redding 6-3) at Arizona (Owings 6-2), 8:40 p.m.

San Diego (Maddux 3-4) at San Francisco (Cain 2-3), 9:15 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Colorado at Chicago Cubs, 12:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at N.Y. Mets, 2:55 p.m.

Atlanta at Cincinnati, 2:55 p.m.

San Diego at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m.

Houston at Milwaukee, 6:05 p.m.

Florida at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 6:15 p.m.

Washington at Arizona, 7:10 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Atlanta at Cincinnati, 12:15 p.m.

Florida at Philadelphia, 12:35 p.m.

Houston at Milwaukee, 1:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 1:15 p.m.

Colorado at Chicago Cubs, 1:20 p.m.

San Diego at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m.

Washington at Arizona, 3:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

Playoff Glance

By The Associated Press

All Times CDT

CONFERENCE FINALS

(Best-of-7)

Eastern Conference

Boston vs. Detroit

Tuesday, May 20: Boston 88, Detroit 79

Thursday, May 22: Detroit 103, Boston 97

Saturday, May 24: Boston 94, Detroit 80

Monday, May 26: Detroit 94, Boston 75

Wednesday, May 28: Boston 106, Detroit 102, Boston leads series 3-2

Friday, May 30: Boston at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 1: Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m., if necessary

Western Conference

L.A. Lakers vs. San Antonio

Wednesday, May 21: L.A. Lakers 89, San Antonio 85

Friday, May 23: L.A. Lakers 101, San Antonio 71

Sunday, May 25: San Antonio 103, L.A. Lakers 84

Tuesday, May 27: L.A. Lakers 93, San Antonio 91

Thursday, May 29: L.A. Lakers 100, San Antonio 92, L.A. Lakers win series 4-1

NBA FINALS

(Best-of-7)

Eastern Conference vs. Western Conference

Thursday, June 5: L.A. Lakers at Eastern Conference, 8 p.m.

Sunday, June 8: L.A. Lakers at Eastern Conference, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, June 10: Eastern Conference at L.A. Lakers, 8 p.m.

Thursday, June 12: Eastern Conference at L.A. Lakers, 8 p.m.

Sunday, June 15: Eastern Conference at L.A. Lakers, 8 p.m., if necessary

Tuesday, June 17: L.A. Lakers at Eastern Conference, 8 p.m., if necessary

Thursday, June 19: L.A. Lakers at Eastern Conference, 8 p.m., if necessary

Women’s National Basketball Association

By The Associated Press

All Times CDT

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

Detroit 4 1 .800 —

Connecticut 3 1 .750 1/2

Indiana 3 1 .750 1/2

Washington 2 2 .500 1 1/2

Chicago 1 2 .333 2

New York 1 2 .333 2

Atlanta 0 4 .000 3 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 3 0 1.000 —

Seattle 3 1 .750 1/2

Los Angeles 2 1 .667 1

San Antonio 2 1 .667 1

Sacramento 1 3 .250 2 1/2

Houston 0 3 .000 3

Phoenix 0 3 .000 3

Wednesday’s Games

No games scheduled

Thursday’s Games

Indiana 82, Los Angeles 78, 2OT

Minnesota 75, Chicago 69

Today’s Games

New York at Connecticut, 6 p.m.

Houston at Sacramento, 9 p.m.

San Antonio at Seattle, 9 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Los Angeles at Washington, 2:30 p.m.

Detroit at Indiana, 6 p.m.

Phoenix at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Connecticut at Chicago, 4 p.m.

Houston at Seattle, 8 p.m.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

At A Glance

By The Associated Press

All Times CDT

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

New England 6 3 2 20 15 13

Chicago 6 2 1 19 19 6

Columbus 6 2 1 19 14 10

Toronto FC 4 3 2 14 11 12

New York 3 2 3 12 10 11

Kansas City 3 4 2 11 10 13

D.C. United 3 7 1 10 15 22

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 4 3 2 14 22 17

FC Dallas 3 3 4 13 14 15

Colorado 4 5 0 12 14 11

Chivas USA 3 4 2 11 15 17

Houston 2 3 5 11 12 15

R Salt Lake 2 5 2 8 12 16

San Jose 2 5 1 7 6 11

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.

Wednesday’s Game

Houston 2, FC Dallas 2, tie

Thursday’s Game

D.C. United 2, New England 2, tie

Saturday’s Games

Los Angeles at Toronto FC, 2:30 p.m.

New York at Houston, 7:30 p.m.

San Jose at Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m.

Columbus at CD Chivas USA, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday’s Game

FC Dallas at Colorado, 2 p.m.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

Playoff Glance

By The Associated Press

All Times CDT

STANLEY CUP FINALS

Detroit vs. Pittsburgh

Saturday, May 24: Detroit 4, Pittsburgh 0

Monday, May 26: Detroit 3, Pittsburgh 0

Wednesday, May 28: Pittsburgh 3, Detroit 2, Detroit leads series 2-1

Saturday, May 31: Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Monday, June 2: Pittsburgh at Detroit, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 4: Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m., if necessary

Saturday, June 7: Pittsburgh at Detroit, 7 p.m., if necessary

BASEBALL

Thursday’s Sports Transactions

By The Associated Press

BASEBALL

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Activated INF Danny Richar from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Charlotte (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Activated 3B Eric Chavez from the 60-day DL. Placed DH Frank Thomas on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 28. Designated OF Jeff Fiorentino for assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Placed RHP Troy Percival on the 15-day DL. Activated INF Willy Aybar from the 15-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS—Activated RHP Kevin Millwood from the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Travis Metcalf from Oklahoma (PCL). Optioned RHP Kameron Loe and INF German Duran to Oklahoma. Sent RHP Franklyn German outright to Oklahoma.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Recalled LHP Neal Cotts from Iowa (PCL). Optioned RHP Jose Ascanio to Iowa.

CINCINNATI REDS—Optioned RHP Matt Belisle to Louisville (IL). Activated LHP Kent Mercker from the 15-day DL.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Signed LHP Ray King to a minor league contract. Sent RHP Dave Borkowski outright to Round Rock (PCL).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA—Fined Detroit C-F Rasheed Wallace $25,000 for his use of profanity and criticism of the officiating following a May 28 game.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Signed CB Jerrid Gaines. Terminated the contract of WR Doug Gabriel.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS—Signed F Matt Marquardt.

PHOENIX COYOTES—Announced C Blake Wheeler has rejected a contract offer, making him a free agent.

COLLEGE

RUTGERS—Signed Fred Hill, men’s basketball coach, to a two-year contract extension through 2013.

WHITMAN—Named Eric Bridgeland men’s basketball coach.