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Published May 27 2013

Scoreboard

Basketball

D

Professional

Playoff pairings

NBA

CONFERENCE FINALS

(Best-of-7)

Sunday

Miami 114, Indiana 96, Miami leads series 2-1

Monday

San Antonio 93, Memphis 86, San Antonio wins series 4-0

Today

Miami at Indiana, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 29

x-Memphis at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 30

Indiana at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 1

x-Miami at Indiana, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, June 3

x-Indiana at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Schedule

WNBA

Sunday

Los Angeles 102, Seattle 69

Monday

Washington 95, Tulsa 90, OT

Chicago 102, Phoenix 80

Today

No games scheduled

Hockey

D

Professional

Playoff pairings

NHL

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

Sunday

San Jose 2, Los Angeles 1, series tied 3-3

Monday

Chicago 4, Detroit 3, series tied 3-3

Today

San Jose at Los Angeles, 8 p.m.

Wednesday

Detroit at Chicago, 7 p.m.

Baseball

D

Professional

Standings and schedule

American Association

Central Division

W L Pct. GB

Gary 7 4 .636 —

Lincoln 6 5 .545 1

Wichita 6 5 .545 1

Sioux City 5 6 .455 2

Kansas City 3 7 .300 3½

North Division

W L Pct. GB

Winnipeg 9 2 .818 —

St. Paul 7 3 .700 1½

Sioux Falls 4 7 .364 5

Fargo-Moorhead 3 8 .273 6

South Division

W L Pct. GB

Laredo 10 1 .909 —

Amarillo 4 7 .364 6

El Paso 3 7 .300 6½

Grand Prairie 2 7 .222 7

Monday

Fargo-Moorhead 8, Sioux Falls 2

Gary 4, Sioux City 3

Winnipeg 4, Laredo 1

Wichita 13, Amarillo 2

El Paso at Lincoln, late

Today

Sioux Falls at Fargo-Moorhead, 11 a.m.

St. Paul at Trois-Rivieres, 6:05 p.m.

Laredo at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.

Kansas City at Grand Prairie, 7:05 p.m.

El Paso at Lincoln, 7:05 p.m.

Amarillo at Wichita, 7:05 p.m.

Sioux City at Gary, 7:10 p.m.

Wednesday

Kansas City at Grand Prairie, 10:35 a.m.

Laredo at Winnipeg, 12 p.m.

St. Paul at Trois-Rivieres, 6:05 p.m.

Sioux Falls at Fargo-Moorhead, 7:02 p.m.

El Paso at Lincoln, 7:05 p.m.

Amarillo at Wichita, 7:05 p.m.

Sioux City at Gary, 7:10 p.m.

High school

North Dakota

Pairings

Class A state tournament

At Jack Brown Stadium

Jamestown, N.D.

Thursday, May 30

Quarterfinals

1) No. 2E Fargo Shanley vs. No. 3W Minot, 11:30 a.m.

2) No. 2W Dickinson vs. No. 3E Fargo Davies, 35 min. after previous game

3) No. 1W Bismarck vs. No. 4E Grand Forks Red River, 4:30 p.m.

4) No. 1E West Fargo vs. No. 4W Jamestown, 35 min. after previous game

Friday, May 31

Consolation semifinals

5) Game 4 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 11:30 a.m.

6) Game 3 loser vs. Game 1 loser, 35 min. after Game 5

Semifinals

7) Game 4 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 4:30 p.m.

8) Game 3 winner vs. Game 1 winner, 35 min after Game 7

Saturday, June 1

Seventh place

9) Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser, 11:30 a.m.

Fifth place

10) Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 35 min. after Game 9

Third place

11) Game 7 loser vs. Game 8 loser, 4:30 p.m.

Championship

12) Game 7 winner vs. Game winner, 35 min. after Game 11

Class B state tournament

At Memorial Ballpark

Mandan, N.D.

Thursday, May 30

Quarterfinals

1) Carrington vs. Trenton-Trinity Christian, 11:30 a.m.

2) Central Cass vs. Harvey-Wells County, 25 min. after Game 1

3) Thompson vs. Beulah, 4:30 p.m.

4) Grafton vs. Minot Ryan, 25 min. after Game 3

Friday, May 31

Consolation semifinals

5) Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 11:30 a.m.

6) Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser, 25 min. after Game 5

Semifinals

7) Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 4:30 p.m.

8) Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 25 min after Game 7

Saturday, June 1

Seventh place

9) Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser, 11:30 a.m.

Fifth place

10) Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 25 min. after Game 9

Third place

11) Game 7 loser vs. Game 8 loser, 4:30 p.m.

Championship

12) Game 7 winner vs. Game winner, 25 min. after Game 11

Awards

North Dakota

All-Eastern Dakota Conference

West Fargo: Kory Wolden, Camran Bonnema, Ben Huber, Devin Wagenman, Matt Barclay

Grand Forks Central: Kaleb Binstock, Cole Kirchoffner, Zane Reller, Kaden Monette,

Fargo Davies: Casey Quinlan, Gunnar Linstaedt.

Fargo North: Seth Amundson, Seth Tollefson, Ian Schultz,

Grand Forks Red River: Danny Palmiscno

Wahpeton: Alex Lunneborg

Fargo Shanley: Lincoln Voss

Fargo South: Aaron Green

Senior player of the year: Casey Quinlan, Fargo Davies.

Coach of the year: Kyle Beckstead, Grand Forks Central

Softball

D

High school

Minnesota

Pairings

Class 3A, Section 8

Second round

Monday

Game 5: No. 4 Brainerd 7, No. 1 Bemidji 4

Game 6: No. 2 Elk River 4, No. 6 Big Lake 1

Game 7: No. 9 St. Cloud Apollo 13, No. 5 Rocori 5

Game 8: No. 3 Alexandria 6, No. 7 Sauk Rapids-Rice 0

Semifinals

Wednesday May 29

At High seeds

Times TBD

Game 9: No. 6 Big Lake vs. No. 9 St. Cloud Apollo.

Game 10: No. 1 Bemidji vs. No. 3 Alexandria.

Game 11: No. 4 Brainerd vs. No. 2 Elk River.

Thursday, May 30

At High seeds

Times TBD

Game 12: Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner.

Championship

At High seed

Time TBD

Game 13: Game 11 loser vs. Game 12 winner.

Friday, May 31 (if needed)

At High seed

Time TBD

Game 14 (necessary only if Game 12 winner wins Game 13).

Class 2A, Section 8

Semifinals

Today

At Frazee, Minn.

Game 9: No. 1 Thief River Falls vs. Fergus Falls, 5:30 p.m.

Game 10: No. 3 Warroad vs. Hawley, 4 p.m.

Game 11: No. 4 East Grand Forks vs. Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton, 4 p.m.

Game 12: Game 10 winner vs. Game 11 winner, 5:30 p.m.

Championship

Thursday, May 30

At TBA

Game 13: Game 9 loser vs. Game 12 winner, 3 p.m.

Game 14: Game 9 winner vs. Game 13 winner, 4:30 p.m.

Game 15 (if necessary), 6 p.m.

Class 2A, Section 6

Semifinals

Today

At Waite Park Field

Game 11: Milaca vs. Staples-Motley, 5 p.m.

Game 12: Holdingford vs. Pequot Lakes, 5 p.m.

Game 13: Game 11 loser vs. Game 12 winner, 7 p.m.

Championship

Thursday, May 30

At Waite Park Field

Game 14: Game 11 winner vs. Game 13 winner.

Game 15 (only necessary if Game 13 winner wins Game 14): After Game 14.

Class 1A, Section 8

Semifinals

Wednesday, May 29

At Greenbush

Game 9: Norman County East-Ulen Hitterdal vs. Lake of the Woods, 4 p.m.

Game 10: Badger-Greenbush-Middle River vs. Norman County, 4 p.m.

Game 11: Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 5:30 p.m.

Game 12: Red Lake Falls vs. Sacred Heart at Greenbush, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 30

At Greenbush

Game 13: Game 12 loser vs. Game 11 winner, 2 p.m.

Championship

Game 14: Game 12 winner vs. Game 13 winner, 3:30 p.m.

Game 15 (only necessary if Game 13 winner wins Game 14): After Game 14.

Class 1A, Section 6

Second Round

Double elimination begins

Thursday

At Frazee, Minn.

Game 1: No. 1 New York Mills vs. No. 5 Lake Park-Audubon, late

Game 2: No. 2 Frazee vs. No. 3 Sebeka, late

Game 5: Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, late

Game 7: Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, late

At Alexandria, Minn.

Game 3: Bertha Hewitt-Verndale 15, Ashby 5

Game 4: Brandon Evansville 3, Parkers Prairie 1

Game 6: Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale 9, Brandon-Evansville 2

Game 8: Parkers Prairie 14, Ashby 2

Semifinals

Today

At Pelican Rapids, Minn.

Game 9: Game 5 winner vs. No. 5 Bertha-Hewitt Verndale, 5:30 p.m.

Game 10: Game 5 loser vs. Brandon-Evansville, 4 p.m.

Game 11: Game 7 winner vs. Parkers Prairie, 4 p.m.

Game 12: Game 10 winner vs. Game 11 winner, 5:30 p.m.

Championship

Thursday, May 30

At Pelican Rapids, Minn.

Game 13: Game 9 loser vs. Game 12 winner, 3 p.m.

Game 14: Game 9 winner vs. Game 13 winner, 4:30 p.m.

Game 15 (if necessary), 6 p.m.

Class 1A, Section 3

Semifinals

Today

At Marshall, Minn.

Game 12: Wabasso vs. Windom Area, 5 p.m.

Game 13: Edgerton-SWC 2 vs. Game 12 winner, 6:30 p.m.

Championship

Thursday, May 30

At Marshall, Minn.

Game 14: Game 13 winner vs. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 5 p.m.

Game 15 (necessary only if Game 13 winner wins Game 14): After Game 14.

North Dakota

Pairings

Class A state tournament

At Elmwood Park, West Fargo

Thursday, May 30

Quarterfinals

Field 1

1) No. 2W Bismarck Century vs. No. 3E Fargo Davies, Noon

2) No. 2E Valley City vs. No. 3W Dickinson, 35 min. after Game 1

3) No. 1W Bishop Ryan vs. No. 4E Fargo North, 4:30 p.m.

4) No. 1E West Fargo vs. No. 4W Bismarck, 35 min. after Game 3

Friday, May 31

Consolation semifinals

Field 1

5) Game 4 loser vs. Game 1 loser, 10 a.m.

6) Game 2 loser vs. Game 3 loser, 35 min. after Game 5

Semifinals

Field 1

7) Game 4 winner vs. Game 1 winner, 6 p.m.

8) Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner, 35 min. after Game 7

Saturday, June 1

Field 1

Seventh-place game

9) Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser, 10 a.m.

Fifth-place game

10) Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, Noon

Third-place game

11) Game 7 loser vs. Game 8 loser, 2 p.m.

Championship

12) Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 6 p.m.

Class B state tournament

At Elmwood Park, West Fargo

Thursday, May 30

Quarterfinals

Field 2

1) No. 1S Central Cass vs. No. 4N Grafton, Noon

2) No. 2N Kenmare-Bowbells-MLS vs. No. 3S Kindred-Richland, 35 min. after Game 1

3) No. 2S Enderlin-Maple Valley vs. No. 3N Thompson, 4:30 p.m.

4) No. 1N Watford City vs. No. 4S May Port-CG, 35 min after Game 4.

auto racing

D

Professional

Leaders

NASCAR Sprint Cup

Through May 26

Points

1, Jimmie Johnson, 445. 2, Carl Edwards, 413. 3, Matt Kenseth, 394. 4, Clint Bowyer, 385. 5, Kasey Kahne, 370. 6, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 364. 7, Kevin Harvick, 362. 8, Paul Menard, 347. 9, Martin Truex Jr., 336. 10, Brad Keselowski, 335. 11, Kyle Busch, 332. 12, Aric Almirola, 328. 13, Greg Biffle, 324. 14, Jamie McMurray, 321. 15, Jeff Gordon, 320. 16, Ryan Newman, 315. 17, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 312. 18, Kurt Busch, 304. 19, Joey Logano, 298. 20, Tony Stewart, 291.

Money

1, Jimmie Johnson, $4,515,796. 2, Matt Kenseth, $2,823,452. 3, Kyle Busch, $2,784,563. 4, Dale Earnhardt Jr., $2,593,549. 5, Kevin Harvick, $2,587,919. 6, Brad Keselowski, $2,578,681. 7, Carl Edwards, $2,419,719. 8, Kasey Kahne, $2,198,238. 9, Joey Logano, $2,195,355. 10, Clint Bowyer, $2,130,124. 11, Ryan Newman, $2,119,979. 12, Martin Truex Jr., $2,081,514. 13, Jeff Gordon, $2,071,630. 14, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., $2,031,525. 15, Tony Stewart, $2,010,004. 16, Greg Biffle, $1,949,149. 17, Aric Almirola, $1,932,023. 18, Kurt Busch, $1,905,853. 19, Mark Martin, $1,862,169. 20, Jamie McMurray, $1,843,628.

NASCAR Nationwide

Points

Through May 25

1. Regan Smith, 376. 2. Sam Hornish Jr., 347. 3. Justin Allgaier, 336. 4. Elliott Sadler, 331. 5. Brian Vickers, 327. 6. Parker Kligerman, 322. 7. Austin Dillon, 321. 8. Brian Scott, 313. 9. Kyle Larson, 288. 10. Alex Bowman, 282. 11. Trevor Bayne, 280. 12. Mike Bliss, 271. 13. Nelson Piquet Jr., 258. 14. Reed Sorenson, 240. 15. Travis Pastrana, 225. 16. Joe Nemechek, 187. 17. Mike Wallace, 185. 18. Eric McClure, 181. 19. Hal Martin, 163. 20. Blake Koch, 161.

Money

Through May 25

1. Kyle Busch, $500,010. 2. Sam Hornish Jr., $424,844. 3. Austin Dillon, $326,251. 4. Regan Smith, $320,425. 5. Justin Allgaier, $316,662. 6. Elliott Sadler, $307,964. 7. Kyle Larson, $304,825. 8. Parker Kligerman, $299,594. 9. Trevor Bayne, $297,864. 10. Alex Bowman, $297,114. 11. Brian Vickers, $290,369. 12. Brian Scott, $278,904. 13. Travis Pastrana, $261,374. 14. Brad Keselowski, $259,200. 15. Nelson Piquet Jr., $256,919. 16. Mike Bliss, $255,904. 17. Reed Sorenson, $254,524. 18. Eric McClure, $249,739. 19. Joe Nemechek, $245,949. 20. Hal Martin, $242,099.

World of Outlaws

Points

Through May 24

1, Daryn Pittman 3,703. 2, Paul McMahan 3,553. 3, Donny Schatz 3,522. 4, Sammy Swindell 3,401. 5, Joey Saldana 3,409. 6, Craig Dollansky 3,363. 7, David Gravel 3,303. 8, Cody Darrah 3,280. 9, Chad Kemenah 3,218. 10, Steve Kinser 3,218.

Tennis

D

Professional

Results Monday

French Open

At Paris

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Men

First Round

Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, def. Martin Alund, Argentina, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0.

Evgeny Donskoy, Russia, def. Jan-Lennard Struff, Germany, 7-6 (7), 2-6, 7-6 (2), 6-2.

Pablo Cuevas, Uruguay, def. Adrian Mannarino, France, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5.

Kei Nishikori (13), Japan, def. Jesse Levine, Canada, 6-3, 6-2, 6-0.

Tobias Kamke, Germany, def. Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 0-6, 6-3.

Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, def. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.

Tommy Robredo (32), Spain, def. Jurgen Zopp, Estonia, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1.

Nick Kyrgios, Australia, def. Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8), 7-6 (11).

Feliciano Lopez, Spain, def. Marcel Granollers (31), Spain, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (6), France, def. Aljaz Bedene, Slovenia, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3.

Julien Benneteau (30), France, def. Ricardas Berankis, Lithuania, 7-6 (5), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (5).

Marin Cilic (10), Croatia, def. Philipp Petzschner, Germany, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3.

Grega Zemlja, Slovenia, def. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, 6-1, 6-4, 6-1.

Nicolas Almagro (11), Spain, def. Andreas Haider-Maurer, Austria, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.

Rafael Nadal (3), Spain, def. Daniel Brands, Germany, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-3.

Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, def. Pere Riba, Spain, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Martin Klizan, Slovakia, def. Michael Russell, United States, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1, retired.

Ryan Harrison, United States, def. Andrey Kuznetsov, Russia, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4).

Fabio Fognini (27), Italy, def. Andreas Beck, Germany, 6-3, 7-5, 6-3.

Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, def. Rogerio Dutra Silva, Brazil, 6-1, 7-6 (4), 6-3.

Richard Gasquet (7), France, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3.

Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, def. Juan Monaco (17), Argentina, 4-6, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-4.

Robin Haase, Netherlands, def. Kenny de Schepper, France, 6-4, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-3.

John Isner (19), United States, def. Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, def. Paul-Henri Mathieu, France, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (9), 4-6, 6-2.

Albert Montanes, Spain, def. Steve Johnson, United States, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

Gael Monfils, France, def. Tomas Berdych (5), Czech Republic, 7-6 (8), 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-7 (4), 7-5.

Jerzy Janowicz (21), Poland, def. Albert Ramos, Spain, 7-6 (3), 7-5, 6-3.

Michal Przysiezny, Poland, def. Rhyne Williams, United States, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-5.

Women

First Round

Li Na (6), China, def. Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, 6-3, 6-4.

Agnieszka Radwanska (4), Poland, def. Shahar Peer, Israel, 6-1, 6-1.

Roberta Vinci (15), Italy, def. Stephanie Foretz Gacon, France, 6-3, 6-0.

Zuzana Kucova, Slovakia, def. Julia Goerges (24), Germany, 7-6 (8), 6-0.

Carla Suarez Navarro (20), Spain, def. Simona Halep, Romania, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Johanna Larsson, Sweden, def. Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-2, 6-3.

Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 6-4, 6-1.

Mathilde Johansson, France, def. Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, 7-5, 6-1.

Varvara Lepchenko (29), United States, def. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Croatia, 6-1, 6-2.

Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, def. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-2.

Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor, Spain, def. Julia Glushko, Israel, 6-2, 7-5.

Vania King, United States, def. Alexandra Cadantu, Romania, 7-6 (3), 6-1.

Elina Svitolina, Ukraine, def. Romina Oprandi, Switzerland, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1.

Caroline Wozniacki (10), Denmark, def. Laura Robson, Britain, 6-3, 6-2.

Madison Keys, United States, def. Misaki Doi, Japan, 6-3, 6-2.

Melanie Oudin, United States, def. Tamira Paszek (28), Austria, 6-4, 6-3.

Angelique Kerber (8), Germany, def. Mona Barthel, Germany, 7-6 (6), 6-2.

Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, def. Pauline Parmentier, France, 6-0, 6-1.

Jana Cepelova, Slovakia, def. Christina McHale, United States, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-4.

Zheng Jie, China, def. Vesna Dolonc, Serbia, 6-4, 6-1.

Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, def. Ekaterina Makarova (22), Russia, 6-4, 6-2.

Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, def. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, 6-1, 7-6 (2).

Sloane Stephens (17), United States, def. Karin Knapp, Italy, 6-2, 7-5.

Garbine Muguruza, Spain, def. Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Paula Ormaechea, Argentina, def. Tatjana Maria, Germany, 6-3, 4-6, 6-0.

Francesca Schiavone, Italy, def. Melinda Czink, Hungary, 6-0, 7-6 (1).

Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, 6-2, 6-1.

Kirsten Flipkens (21), Belgium, def. Flavia Pennetta, Italy, 2-6, 6-4, 6-0.

Soccer

D

High school girls

North Dakota

Pairings

State tournament

At Sid Cichy Stadium, Fargo

Thursday, May 30

Quarterfinals

1) No. 1E Fargo Davies vs. No. 4W Mandan, noon

2) No. 2W Bismarck Century vs. No. 3E Fargo North, 2 p.m.

3) No. 1W Bismarck St. Mary’s vs. No. 4E Grand Forks Red River, 4 p.m.

4) No. 2E Fargo Shanley vs. No. 3W Bismarck, 6 p.m.

Consolation semifinals

Friday, May 31

5) Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, Noon

6) Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser, 2 p.m.

Semifinals

7) Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 4 p.m.

8) Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 6 p.m.

Fifth-place match

Saturday, June 1

9) Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 11 a.m.

Third-place match

10) Game 7 loser vs. Game 8 loser, 1 p.m.

Championship

11) Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 3 p.m.