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Published March 09 2014

Scoreboard

basketball

D

Professional

Standings and schedule

NBA

Eastern Conference

Atlantic

W L Pct GB

Toronto 35 26 .574 —

Brooklyn 31 30 .508 4.0

New York 24 40 .375 12.5

Boston 22 41 .349 14.0

Philadelphia 15 47 .242 20.5

Central

W L Pct GB

Indiana 46 17 .730 —

Chicago 35 28 .556 11.0

Detroit 24 39 .381 22.0

Cleveland 24 40 .375 22.5

Milwaukee 12 50 .194 33.5

Southeast

W L Pct GB

Miami 43 17 .717 —

Washington 33 29 .532 11.0

Charlotte 29 34 .460 15.5

Atlanta 26 35 .426 17.5

Orlando 19 45 .297 26.0

Western Conference

Northwest

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 46 17 .730 —

Portland 42 21 .667 4.0

Minnesota 31 31 .500 14.5

Denver 27 35 .435 18.5

Utah 22 41 .349 24.0

Pacific

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 44 20 .688 —

Golden State 40 24 .625 4.0

Phoenix 36 26 .581 7.0

Sacramento 22 41 .349 21.5

L.A. Lakers 22 42 .344 22.0

Southwest

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 46 16 .742 —

Houston 44 19 .698 2.5

Dallas 38 26 .594 9.0

Memphis 36 26 .581 10.0

New Orleans 26 37 .413 20.5

Sunday’s Games

Chicago 95, Miami 88, OT

L.A. Lakers 114, Oklahoma City 110

New Orleans 111, Denver 107, OT

Boston 118, Detroit 111

Brooklyn 104, Sacramento 89

Houston 118, Portland 113, OT

Dallas 105, Indiana 94

Golden State 113, Phoenix 107

Toronto 111, Minnesota 104

Today’s Games

Denver at Charlotte, 6 p.m.

Toronto at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m.

Washington at Miami, 6:30 p.m.

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

Orlando at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Utah, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games

Boston at Indiana, 6 p.m.

Sacramento at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Chicago, 7 p.m.

Portland at Memphis, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

Houston at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Brooklyn at Miami, 6 p.m.

Denver at Orlando, 6 p.m.

Sacramento at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.

Detroit at Toronto, 6 p.m.

Charlotte at Washington, 6 p.m.

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

Memphis at New Orleans, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Utah, 8 p.m.

Portland at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Cleveland at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

College men

Standings and schedule

Big Ten

Conf Overall Pct

Michigan 15-3 23-7 .767

Wisconsin 12-6 25-6 .806

Michigan St 12-6 23-8 .742

Nebraska 11-7 19-11 .633

Ohio St. 10-8 23-8 .742

Iowa 9-9 20-11 .645

Minnesota 8-10 19-12 .613

Illinois 7-11 18-13 .581

Indiana 7-11 17-14 .548

Penn St. 6-12 15-16 .484

Northwestern 6-12 13-18 .419

Purdue 5-13 15-16 .484

Sunday

Minnesota 81, Penn State 63

Northwestern 74, Purdue 65

Ohio State 69, Michigan State 67

Nebraska 77, Wisconsin 68

End of regular season

Big Sky

Conf Overall Pct

Weber St. 14-6 17-11 .607

Montana 12-8 17-12 .586

North Dakota 12-8 15-15 .500

Northern Arizona 12-8 15-16 .484

Northern Colorado 11-9 17-12 .586

Portland St. 11-9 16-13 .552

Eastern Wash. 10-10 15-16 .484

Sacramento St. 10-10 14-15 .483

Montana St. 9-11 14-17 .452

Idaho State 8-12 11-18 .379

Southern Utah 1-19 2-27 .069

Saturday

Weber State 82, Eastern Wash. 78

Sacramento State 84, Montana State 59

Northern Colorado 77, Southern Utah 52

Northern Arizona 67, Montana 47

Portland State 78, Idaho State 74 (OT)

End of regular season

Playoff pairings

Big Ten tournament

At Indianapolis

Thursday

First round

1) No. 8 Indiana vs. No. 9 Illinois, 11 a.m.

2) No. 5 Ohio State vs. No. 12 Purdue, 25 min. after Game 1

3) No. 7 Minnesota vs. No. 10 Penn State, 5:30 p.m.

4) No. 6 Iowa vs. No. 11 Northwestern, 25 min. after Game 3

Friday

Quarterfinals

5) No. 1 Michigan vs. Game 1 winner, noon

6) No. 4 Nebraska vs. Game 2 winner, 25 min. after Game 5

7) No. 2 Wisconsin vs. Game 3 winner, 5:30 p.m.

8) No. 3 Michigan State vs. Game 4 winner, 25 min. after Game 7

Saturday

Semifinals

Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 12:40 p.m.

Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 25 min. after previous game

Sunday

Championship

Semifinal winner, 2:30 p.m.

Summit League tournament

At Sioux Falls, S.D.

Saturday

1) Fort Wayne 85, Indiana Purdue-Indianapolis 47

Sunday

2) Denver 71, South Dakota 55

3) South Dakota State 71, Western Illinois 50

Today

4) North Dakota State (23-6) vs. Denver (16-14), 6 p.m.

5) Fort Wayne (23-9) vs. South Dakota State (19-11), 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday

Championship

6) Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 8 p.m.

Big Sky tournament

At Ogden, Utah

Thursday

First round

No. 2 North Dakota vs. No. 7 Sacramento State, 3:05 p.m.

No. 3 Northern Arizona vs. No. 6 Northern Colorado, 5:30 p.m.

No. 4 Montana vs. No. 5 Portland State, 8 p.m.

Friday

Semifinals

Highest remaining seed vs. second-highest remaining seed, 5:30 p.m.

No. 1 Weber State vs. lowest remaining seed, 8 p.m.

Saturday

Championship

Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.

Results Sunday

EAST

Albany 67, Vermont 58

Delaware 87, Northeastern 74

Iona 75, Canisius 72

La Salle 71, St. Joseph’s 63

Manhattan 87, Quinnipiac 68

Maryland 75, Virginia 69, OT

Saint Louis 64, Massachusetts 62

Stony Brook 69, Hartford 64

William & Mary 75, Towson 71

SOUTH

Coastal Carolina 76, Winthrop 61

Mercer 68, Florida Gulf Coast 60

N.C. State 78, Boston College 68

Syracuse 74, Florida St. 58

Western Carolina 99, Davidson 97, OT

Wofford 71, Georgia Southern 57

MIDWEST

Minnesota 81, Penn St. 63

Nebraska 77, Wisconsin 68

Northwestern 74, Purdue 65

WEST

Denver 71, South Dakota 55

Ohio St. 69, Michigan St 67

Wichita St. 83, Indiana St. 69

College women

Standings and schedule

Big Sky

Conf Overall Pct

Southern Utah 15-5 21-8 .724

North Dakota 15-5 20-9 .690

Montana 14-6 20-9 .690

Eastern Wash. 12-8 16-13 .552

Idaho State 11-9 13-16 .448

Sacramento St. 10-10 18-11 .621

Montana St. 10-10 15-14 .517

N. Colorado 8-12 14-15 .483

N. Arizona 6-14 9-20 .310

Portland St. 6-14 8-21 .276

Weber St. 3-17 7-22 .241

Saturday

Eastern Washington 68, Weber St. 60

Idaho State 79, Portland State 64

Montana 83, Northern Arizona 66

Montana State 81, Sacramento St. 63

Southern Utah 63, Northern Colorado 48

End of regular season

Playoff pairings

Big Ten tournament

At Indianapolis

Championship

Sunday

Nebraska 72, Iowa 65

Summit League tournament

At Sioux Falls, S.D.

Saturday

Indiana Purdue-Indianapolis 72, North Dakota State 64

Sunday

South Dakota 96, Western Illinois 94

Denver 79, IPFW 73

Today

Semifinals

South Dakota State (22-8) vs. South Dakota (17-13), noon

Indiana Purdue-Indianapolis (22-8) vs. Denver (8-22), 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday

Championship

Semifinal winners, 1 p.m.

Big Sky

At Grand Forks

Thursday

First round

No. 2 Southern Utah vs. No. 7 Sacramento State, 2:30 p.m.

No. 3 Montana vs. No. 6 Montana State, 5 p.m.

No. 4 Eastern Washington vs. No. 5 Idaho State, 7:30 p.m.

Friday

Semifinals

No. 1 North Dakota vs. lowest remaining seed, 5 p.m.

Highest remaining seed vs. second-highest remaining seed, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday

Championship

Semifinal winners, 3 p.m.

NAIA Division II tournament

First round Day 2

At Sioux City, Iowa

Thursday

Mayville State vs. Cornerstone (Mich.), 10:15 a.m.

Jamestown vs. Roosevelt (Ill.), 3:30 p.m.

Results Sunday

EAST

Albany 65, Hartford 51

Bryant 58, St. Francis (NY) 53

Connecticut 83, Rutgers 57

Fordham 63, Dayton 51

Marist 70, Rider 59

Marquette 56, Villanova 53

Mount St. Mary’s 75, Wagner 66

Quinnipiac 79, Iona 68

Robert Morris 65, LIU Brooklyn 49

St. Francis (PA) 132, Sacred Heart 124, 2OT

St. John’s 66, Seton Hall 60

Stony Brook 79, New Hampshire 59

SOUTH

Chattanooga 77, Elon University 44

Davidson 74, Western Carolina 67

Louisville 60, South Florida 56

West Virginia 67, Texas 60

Winthrop 87, High Point 74

MIDWEST

Baylor 65, Oklahoma St. 61

Creighton 61, Butler 52

DePaul 78, Georgetown 54

Denver 79, IUPU - Ft. Wayne 73

Nebraska 72, Iowa 65

Notre Dame 69, Duke 53

South Dakota 96, Western Illinois 94

Tennessee 71, Kentucky 70

Wichita St. 93, Missouri St. 56

WEST

Southern California 71, Oregon St. 62

Baseball

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Professional

Schedule

MLB spring training

American League

Sunday’s Results

Tampa Bay 3, NY Yankees 3, 10 innings

Houston 4, Toronto 3

Chi. White Sox 2, Oakland 2

Seattle 9, Texas 8

Today’s Games

Tampa Bay at Boston, 12:05 p.m.

LA Angels at Cleveland, 3:05 p.m.

Kansas City at Seattle, 3:05 p.m.

National League

Sunday’s Results

Washington 11, St. Louis 1

NY Mets 8, Atlanta 2

Chi. Cubs 10, Milwaukee 8

San Francisco 3, LA Dodgers 2

San Diego 2, Arizona 2, 10 innings

Today’s Games

Atlanta at Philadelphia, 12:05 p.m.

Miami at NY Mets, 12:10 p.m.

Chi. Cubs at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m.

San Diego at Colorado, 3:10 p.m.

Interleague

Sunday’s Results

Boston 4, Pittsburgh 1

Detroit 3, Miami 1

Philadelphia 1, Minnesota 1

Baltimore 9, Pittsburgh 2

LA Angels 3, Cincinnati 1

Colorado 10, Kansas City 1

Cleveland 4, Milwaukee 2

Today’s Games

Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 12:05 p.m.

Detroit at St. Louis, 12:05 p.m.

Chi. White Sox at Milwaukee, 3:05 p.m.

Cincinnati at Texas, 3:05 p.m.

Oakland at LA Dodgers, 3:05 p.m.

Houston at Washington, 5:05 p.m.

Seattle at Arizona, 9:10 p.m.

HOCKEY

D

Professional

Standings and schedule

NHL

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

Boston 64 42 17 2 3 89 204 143

Montreal 66 35 24 4 3 77 166 166

Toronto 65 34 23 4 4 76 193 198

Tampa Bay 64 34 24 2 4 74 183 167

Detroit 64 29 22 5 8 71 171 179

Ottawa 64 28 25 5 6 67 182 209

Florida 64 24 33 2 5 55 156 206

Buffalo 64 19 37 4 4 46 128 188

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 63 42 17 2 2 88 201 157

NY Rangers 65 35 26 2 2 74 171 162

Philadelphia 64 33 24 2 5 73 183 188

Columbus 64 33 26 4 1 71 186 178

Washington 65 30 25 3 7 70 191 197

New Jersey 65 28 24 5 8 69 161 167

Carolina 64 27 28 6 3 63 160 184

NY Islanders 66 24 33 5 4 57 181 224

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

St. Louis 64 44 14 3 3 94 211 145

Chicago 65 38 13 6 8 90 223 172

Colorado 64 41 18 2 3 87 196 170

Minnesota 64 34 22 3 5 76 158 157

Dallas 64 31 23 6 4 72 185 179

Winnipeg 65 30 28 2 5 67 180 189

Nashville 64 26 28 3 7 62 152 191

Pacific Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

Anaheim 64 43 14 1 6 93 207 157

San Jose 65 41 17 2 5 89 199 157

Los Angeles 65 37 22 2 4 80 159 137

Phoenix 64 29 24 6 5 69 177 185

Vancouver 66 29 27 3 7 68 153 174

Calgary 64 25 32 4 3 57 150 191

Edmonton 65 22 35 6 2 52 162 212

Saturday’s Games

Ottawa 5, Winnipeg 3

St. Louis 2, Colorado 1

Toronto 4, Philadelphia 3, OT

Boston 4, Tampa Bay 3, SO

New Jersey 5, Carolina 4

Washington 3, Phoenix 2

Columbus 1, Nashville 0

Dallas 4, Minnesota 3

Vancouver 2, Calgary 1

San Jose 4, Montreal 0

Sunday’s Games

NY Rangers 3, Detroit 0

Boston 5, Florida 2

Chicago 2, Buffalo 1

St. Louis 3, Minnesota 2, SO

Los Angeles 4, Edmonton 2

Monday’s Games

Pittsburgh at Washington, 6 p.m.

Nashville at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m.

Columbus at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

Winnipeg at Colorado, 8 p.m.

Los Angeles at Calgary, 8 p.m.

NY Islanders at Vancouver, 9 p.m.

Toronto at Anaheim, 9 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games

Nashville at Buffalo, 6 p.m.

New Jersey at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.

NY Rangers at Carolina, 6 p.m.

Detroit at Columbus, 6 p.m.

Phoenix at Florida, 6:30 p.m.

Washington at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m.

Dallas at St. Louis, 7 p.m.

Edmonton at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

Toronto at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

College men

Standings and schedule

NCHC

Conf Pts Overall

St. Cloud St. 15-6-3 48 21-8-5 North Dakota 15-9-0 45 20-11-3

Neb.-Omaha 13-9-2 42 16-16-2

Minn.-Duluth 11-11-2 37 16-14-4

W. Michigan 11-11-2 37 17-14-5

Denver 10-11-3 35 16-13-6

Colo. College 6-13-5 24 6-22-6

Miami 6-17-1 20 12-19-3

Note: Three points for victory, one point for a tie, with an additional point for a shootout win following tie.

Friday

Minnesota-Duluth 8, Nebraska-Omaha 2

North Dakota 2, Western Michigan 0

St. Cloud State 7, Colorado College 4

Denver 5, Miami 2

Saturday

Western Michigan 2, North Dakota 1

Nebraska-Omaha 4, Minnesota-Duluth 1

St. Cloud State 4, Colorado College

Miami 2, Denver 1

End of regular season

Big Ten

Conf Pts Overall

Minnesota 13-2-3 42 24-4-6

Wisconsin 12-5-1 37 21-9-2

Michigan 9-7-2 30 17-11-4

Ohio State 5-8-5 24 15-12-5

Michigan State 4-8-6 22 10-16-7

Penn State 2-15-1 7 6-24-1

Note: Three points for victory, one point for a tie, with an additional point for a shootout win following tie.

Friday, March 14

Minnesota at Michigan

Wisconsin at Michigan State

Ohio State at Penn State

Saturday, March 15

Ohio State at Penn State

Wisconsin at Michigan State

Minnesota at Michigan

End of regular season

Juniors

Standings and schedule

United States Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L OTL Pts

Indiana 34 9 7 75

Dubuque 29 16 4 62

Cedar Rapids 29 18 3 61

Chicago 26 20 4 56

Green Bay 25 20 6 56

Muskegon 24 22 4 52

Team USA 23 20 3 49

Youngstown 15 29 6 36

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L OTL Pts

x-Waterloo 36 9 4 76

x-Omaha 35 12 5 75

x-Sioux City 32 16 3 67

Sioux Falls 29 16 6 64

Des Moines 18 24 7 43

Lincoln 18 26 7 43

Tri-City 18 31 3 39

Fargo 10 36 5 25

NOTE: Two points for victory, one point for overtime loss.

x-clinched playoff berth

Wednesday

Dubuque at Cedar Rapids

Friday

Lincoln at Fargo, 7:05 p.m.

Team USA at Cedar Rapids

Indiana at Green Bay

Chicago at Sioux Falls

Sioux City at Waterloo

Youngstown at Muskegon

Des Moines at Dubuque

Saturday

Indiana at Green Bay

Team USA at Lincoln

Chicago at Sioux Falls

Team USA at Cedar Rapids

Sioux City at Tri-City

Dubuque at Waterloo

Omaha at Des Moines

Youngstown at Muskegon

Sunday

Sioux Falls at Fargo, 3:05 p.m.

Team USA at Omaha

Waterloo at Des Moines

auto racing

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Professional

Results Sunday

NASCAR Sprint Cup

Kobalt 400

Sunday

Las Vegas, NV

Lap Length: 1.50 miles

1. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 267 laps, 134.6 rating, 43.0 points, $449,048

2. (14) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 267, 121.7, 42.0, $263,005

3. (21) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 267, 108.1, 41.0, $237,719

4. (1) Joey Logano, Ford, 267, 109.8, 40.0, $209,596

5. (11) Carl Edwards, Ford, 267, 88.2, 39.0, $170,730

6. (5) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 267, 124.8, 38.0, $186,831

7. (10) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 267, 94.0, 37.0, $134,920

8. (13) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 267, 91.2, 36.0, $137,470

9. (15) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 267, 102.7, 35.0, $162,006

10. (29) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 267, 92.6, 34.0, $163,281

11. (20) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 267, 108.1, 33.0, $164,076

12. (27) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 267, 83.1, 32.0, $121,410

13. (9) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 267, 83.1, 31.0, $144,385

14. (12) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 267, 96.6, 30.0, $139,068

15. (7) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 267, 76.4, 29.0, $144,474

16. (4) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 267, 82.4, 28.0, $155,096

17. (19) Jeff Burton, Toyota, 267, 71.1, 27.0, $115,960

18. (18) A.J. Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 267, 67.7, 26.0, $125,018

19. (17) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 266, 76.6, 25.0, $132,005

20. (34) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 266, 65.9, 0.0, $102,060

21. (22) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 266, 58.0, 23.0, $112,060

22. (25) Greg Biffle, Ford, 266, 52.5, 22.0, $143,435

23. (3) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 266, 84.4, 21.0, $141,851

24. (43) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 266, 56.0, 20.0, $126,680

25. (8) Aric Almirola, Ford, 264, 60.3, 19.0, $136,771

26. (23) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 264, 62.9, 18.0, $94,835

27. (6) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 264, 68.8, 17.0, $132,960

28. (30) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 264, 54.6, 16.0, $120,193

29. (38) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 264, 50.8, 15.0, $109,868

30. (33) David Gilliland, Ford, 264, 54.1, 14.0, $116,493

31. (37) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 264, 42.1, 13.0, $112,682

32. (26) David Ragan, Ford, 263, 45.2, 12.0, $102,435

33. (24) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 263, 40.3, 11.0, $125,893

34. (40) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 262, 41.7, 10.0, $91,535

35. (39) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 261, 33.5, 9.0, $91,310

36. (28) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 261, 41.5, 8.0, $91,110

37. (36) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 259, 33.1, 7.0, $90,883

38. (41) Timmy Hill, Chevrolet, 258, 27.3, 6.0, $85,590

39. (42) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 253, 27.9, 5.0, $81,590

40. (32) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 240, 28.9, 4.0, $77,590

41. (16) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 237, 92.4, 3.0, $114,623

42. (31) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 212, 27.9, 2.0, $69,590

43. (35) Michael McDowell, Ford, Engine, 141, 33.4, 1.0, $66,090

Race Statistics

Average Speed of Race Winner: 154.633 mph

Time of Race: 2 hours, 35 minutes, 24 seconds

Margin of Victory: 1.53 seconds

Lead Changes: 21

NASCAR Driver Rating Formula

A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race.

The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish