, Muskogee, OK


June 12, 2014

Scoreboard, TV


WNBA standings


    W    L    Pct    GB

Atlanta    5    3    .625    —

Chicago    5    4    .556     1/2

Indiana    5    4    .556     1/2

Washington    4    5    .444    1 1/2

Connecticut    4    6    .400    2

New York    3    6    .333    2 1/2


    W    L    Pct    GB

Minnesota    8    1    .889    —

Phoenix    6    3    .667    2

San Antonio    4    5    .444    4

Los Angeles    3    4    .429    4

Seattle    4    7    .364    5

Tulsa    2    5    .286    5

Thursday’s Games

Connecticut 96, Phoenix 95

Friday’s Games

Chicago at Washington, 6 p.m.

Minnesota at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m.

Connecticut at New York, 6:30 p.m.

Seattle at San Antonio, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles at Tulsa, 7 p.m.


Stanley Cup



Wednesday’s Game

N.Y. Rangers 2, Los Angeles 1, Los Angeles leads series 3-1

Friday’s Game

NY Rangers at Los Angeles, 7 p.m.


Wolrfd Cup glance

Thursday’s Games

At Sao Paulo

Brazil 3, Croatia 1

Friday’s Games

At Natal, Brazil

Mexico vs. Cameroon, 11 a.m.

At Salvador, Brazil

Spain vs. Netherlands, 2 p.m.

At Cuiaba, Brazil

Chile vs. Australia, 5 p.m.



American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated INF Nick Swisher from the 15-day DL. Placed DH Jason Giambi on 15-day DL. Signed C-INF Simeon Lucas, OF Taylor Murphy, RHP Jordan carter, LHP David Speer, INF Nathan Winfrey and INF Drake Roberts to minor league contracts.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Recalled 1B-DH Jesus Montero from Tacoma (PCL). Placed OF Michael Saunders on the 15-day DL.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Signed RHP Sean Reid-Foley, C Matt Morgan, CF Lane Thomas, RHP Justin Shafer, 2B Ryan Metzler, RHP Jordan Romano, RHP Chase Mallard, 1B Ryan McBroom, RHP Dusty Isaacs, CF Cliff Brantley, SS Aaron Attaway, RHP Conor Fisk, LHP Bob Wheatley, CF Chris Carlson, C Kevin Garcia, 2B Dave Pepe, RHP J.T. Autrey, RHP Chase Wellbrock, RHP Chase Houston, LHP Barndon Hinkle, RHP Joey Aquino, LHP Michael Kraft, OF James Lynch, OF Trent Miller, LHP Joe Claver, RHP Jon Wandling and UTL Austin Davis to minor league contracts.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Claimed INF-OF Jordan Pacheco from Colorado (NL). Designated INF-OF Nick Evans for assignment. Optioned RHP Trevor Cahill to Visalia (Cal).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Selected the contract of INF Michael Martinez from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned RHP Casey Sadler to Indianapolis. Agreed to terms with LHP John Sever, RHP Jess Amedee and RHP Luis Paula.

Signed SS Cole Tucker, C Taylor Gushue, RHP Austin Coley, RHP Sam Street, INF Erik Lunde, OF Carl Anderson, RHP Nick Neumann and RHP Montana DuRapau to minor league contracts.


National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed S Dezmen Southward and K Sergio Castillo.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed CB Darqueze Dennard to a four-year contract.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Claimed TE Emmanuel Ogbuehi off waivers from Miami.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed WR Davante Adams and TE Richard Rodgers.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Claimed CB Brandon Burton off waivers from Cincinnati. Waived G Marcus Hall.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed WR Jeremy Johnson.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Agreed to terms with DL Kevin Williams.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed WR Mike Evans and RB Charles Sims.


TENNESSEE — Announced freshman women’s basketball G Diamond DeShields is transferring to the school from North Carolina.

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