Published Jan 19, 2013 at 04:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

On deck


Boys basketball: South Wasco County at Central Christian, 3:30 p.m.; Trinity Lutheran at Rogue Valley Adventist, 7:30 p.m.; Gilchrist at Butte Falls, 5:30 p.m.

Girls basketball: Gilchrist at Butte Falls, 4 p.m.; South Wasco County at Central Christian, 2 p.m.; Trinity Lutheran at Rogue Valley Adventist, 6 p.m.

Swimming: Bend, Summit, Sisters, Mountain View, Ridgeview at White Buffalo Classic Invitational, 8 a.m.

Alpine skiing: OSSA at Mt. Bachelor, Slalom, I-5 Run, TBD

Nordic skiing: OISRA classic and relay races at Hoodoo, 11:30 a.m.

Wrestling: Crook County, Bend, Redmond, Ridgeview, Madras, Mountain View, La Pine, Culver at Oregon Classic at Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 10 a.m.




All Times PST


Playoff Glance

Conference Championships

Sunday’s Games

San Francisco at Atlanta, noon (Fox)

Baltimore at New England, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Betting line


(Home teams in Caps)

Favorite Open Current Underdog


49ers 3.5 4 FALCONS

PATRIOTS 9.5 7.5 Ravens


Men’s college

Friday’s Games


Vermont 81, Stony Brook 73

Iona 84, Fairfield 73


Jacksonville 77, North Florida 68

Pacific-12 Conference

All Times PST


Conference Overall


UCLA 5 0 15 3

Oregon 4 0 15 2

Washington 4 0 12 5

Arizona 3 1 15 1

Arizona St. 3 1 14 3

California 2 2 10 6

Southern Cal 2 3 7 11

Stanford 1 3 10 7

Washington St. 1 3 10 7

Colorado 1 4 11 6

Oregon St. 0 4 10 7

Utah 0 5 8 9

Today’s Games

Arizona at Arizona State, 11:30 a.m.

Oregon at UCLA, 1 p.m.

California at Stanford, 1:30 p.m.

Oregon State at USC, 5 p.m.

Colorado at Washington State, 7 p.m.

Utah at Washington, 8 p.m.

Women’s college

Friday’s Games


Fairfield 60, Iona 54

Manhattan 62, Loyola (Md.) 50

Marist 51, Canisius 41

Niagara 62, Rider 58


Appalachian St. 63, Coll. of Charleston 55

Chattanooga 60, Davidson 56

Elon 79, Furman 69

Louisville 72, Cincinnati 33

Samford 47, W. Carolina 38


N. Iowa 77, Bradley 72


Arizona 62, Utah 58

Colorado 57, Arizona St. 43

Stanford 75, UCLA 49



Australian Open

At Melbourne Park

Melbourne, Australia

Purse: $31.608 million (Grand Slam)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor



Late Friday

Third Round

Kevin Anderson, South Africa, def. Fernando Verdasco (22), Spain, 4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2.

Stanislas Wawrinka (15), Switzerland, def. Sam Querrey (20), United States, 7-6 (6), 7-5, 6-4.

Tomas Berdych (5), Czech Republic, def. Jurgen Melzer (26), Australia, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.


Third Round

Richard Gasquet (9), France, def. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (2), 6-0.

Jeremy Chardy, France, def. Juan Martin del Potro (6), Argentina, 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (3), 3-6, 6-3.

Andreas Seppi (21), Italy, def. Marin Cilic (12), Croatia, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Ricardas Berankis, Lithuania, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (7), France, def. Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4.


Late Friday

Third Round

Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, def. Valeria Savinykh, Russia, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Venus Williams (25), United States, 6-1, 6-3.


Maria Kirilenko (14), Russia, def. Yanina Wickmayer (20), Belgium, 7-6 (4), 6-3.

Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, def. Jamie Hampton, United States, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.

Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, def. Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Serena Williams (3), United States, def. Ayumi Morita, Japan, 6-1, 6-3.

Elena Vesnina, Russia, def. Roberta Vinci (16), Italy, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4.




All Times PST


Today’s Games

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, noon

Ottawa at Winnipeg, noon

Chicago at Los Angeles, noon

N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 4 p.m.

Toronto at Montreal, 4 p.m.

New Jersey at N.Y. Islanders, 4 p.m.

Washington at Tampa Bay, 4 p.m.

Carolina at Florida, 4:30 p.m.

Detroit at St. Louis, 5 p.m.

Columbus at Nashville, 5 p.m.

Phoenix at Dallas, 5 p.m.

Colorado at Minnesota, 6 p.m.

Anaheim at Vancouver, 7 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Philadelphia at Buffalo, 9:30 a.m.

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m.

San Jose at Calgary, 4 p.m.

Dallas at Minnesota, 5 p.m.

Edmonton at Vancouver, 6 p.m.

Chicago at Phoenix, 7 p.m.

Monday’s Games

Winnipeg at Boston, 10 a.m.

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Islanders, 10 a.m.

St. Louis at Nashville, 3 p.m.

Buffalo at Toronto, 4 p.m.

Florida at Ottawa, 4:30 p.m.

Detroit at Columbus, 4:30 p.m.

Anaheim at Calgary, 6 p.m.


PGA Tour

Humana Challenge


La Quinta, Calif.

Purse: $5.6 million

p-PGA West, Arnold Palmer Private Course (6,950 yards, par 72)

n-PGA West, Jack Nicklaus Private Course (6,951 yards, par 72)

q-La Quinta Country Club (7,060 yards, par 72)

Second Round

Leading scores

Roberto Castro 63n-67p—130

James Hahn 63p-67q—130

Darron Stiles 66p-65q—131

Scott Stallings 66p-65q—131

Richard H. Lee 66n-65p—131

Lee Williams 67q-65n—132

Jason Kokrak 63q-69n—132

Zach Johnson 66p-66q—132

David Lingmerth 68q-64n—132

Kevin Stadler 66q-66n—132

Charles Howell III 67q-65n—132

Charley Hoffman 65n-67p—132

Greg Chalmers 64n-68p—132

Aaron Baddeley 64p-68q—132

Daniel Summerhays 65n-68p—133

Stewart Cink 66q-67n—133

Ricky Barnes 65q-68n—133

Robert Garrigus 66p-67q—133

Russell Henley 64n-69p—133

Brian Gay 67q-66n—133

Bud Cauley 70n-63p—133

William McGirt 68p-66q—134

Carl Pettersson 68n-66p—134

Matt Kuchar 70q-64n—134

Kevin Streelman 69n-65p—134

Michael Bradley 65n-69p—134

Brad Fritsch 69q-65n—134

Bo Van Pelt 66n-68p—134

Ryan Palmer 65p-69q—134

Doug LaBelle II 64n-70p—134

Bryce Molder 66p-68q—134

Erik Compton 67q-67n—134

Boo Weekley 68q-67n—135

Colt Knost 68q-67n—135

Geoff Ogilvy 70q-65n—135

John Rollins 70p-65q—135

Chris Stroud 69p-66q—135

Billy Horschel 67n-68p—135

Nicholas Thompson 69q-66n—135

Tom Gillis 69p-66q—135

Brandt Snedeker 67q-68n—135

Stephen Ames 67p-68q—135


Phil Mickelson 72q-67n—139

David Toms 75p-67q—142

Webb Simpson 73p-70q—143

Champions Tour

Mitsubishi Electric Championship


At Hualalai Golf Course

Kaupulehu-Kona, Hawaii

Purse: $1.8 million

Yardage: 7,107; Par 72

First Round

Leading scores

David Frost 32-33—65

Tom Kite 32-34—66

Kirk Triplett 34-32—66

Willie Wood 34-32—66

John Cook 35-31—66

Fred Couples 34-32—66

Tom Lehman 33-33—66

John Huston 33-34—67

Russ Cochran 33-34—67

Kenny Perry 34-33—67

Steve Elkington 33-35—68

Corey Pavin 35-33—68

Jay Haas 34-34—68

Bernhard Langer 35-33—68

Curtis Strange 34-35—69

Larry Nelson 32-37—69

Brad Faxon 34-35—69

Joe Daley 36-33—69

Jeff Sluman 33-36—69

Tom Watson 37-32—69

Fred Funk 33-36—69

Craig Stadler 35-35—70

Hale Irwin 36-34—70

Mark O’Meara 33-37—70

Mark Wiebe 36-34—70

Roger Chapman 34-36—70

Michael Allen 34-36—70

D eals



COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended Oakland RHP Gary Daley Jr. and free agent 1B Austin Gallagher 50 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with C Matt Wieters, INF Chris Davis, LHP Troy Patton and LHP Brian Matusz on one-year contracts.

BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Alfredo Aceves, RHP Andrew Bailey, RHP Daniel Bard, RHP Joel Hanrahan, LHP Andrew Miller, LHP Franklin Morales and OF Jacoby Ellsbury on one-year contracts.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with 2B Gordon Beckham and OF Alejandro De Aza on one-year contracts.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Chris Perez, RHP Justin Masterson,RHP Joe Smith, RHP Matt Albers, OF Drew Stubbs and C Lou Marson on one-year contracts.

DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Doug Fister, RHP Rick Porcello, LHP Phil Coke, C Alex Avila, OF Brennan Boesch and OF Austin Jackson on one-year contracts.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with SS Jed Lowrie, RHP Bud Norris and LHP Wesley Wright on one-year contracts.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Luke Hochevar on a one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with LHP Jason Vargas and RHP Tommy Hanson on one-year contracts.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with LHP Brian Duensing and C Drew Butera on one-year contracts.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with LHP Boone Logan on a one-year contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with LHP Jerry Blevins and 1B Brandon Moss on one-year contracts.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with 1B/DH Kendrys Morales and SS Brendan Ryan on one-year contracts.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with OF Sam Fuld, INF Matt Joyce, RHP Jeff Niemann and INF Ryan Roberts on one-year contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with LHP J.A. Happ and INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio on one-year contracts and C Josh Thole on a two-year contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with RHP Ian Kennedy, RHP Brad Ziegler, INF Chris Johnson and LHP Tony Sipp on one-year contracts.

ATLANTA BRAVES — Agreed to terms with OF Jason Heyward, RHP Cristhian Martinez, RHP Kris Medlen, LHP Eric O’Flaherty and LHP Jonny Venters on one-year contracts.

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jeff Samardzija and LHP James Russell on one-year contracts.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Agreed to terms with OF Tyler Colvin on a one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Agreed to terms with C A.J. Ellis and RHP Ronald Belisario on one-year contracts.

MIAMI MARLINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Webb on a one-year contract.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Agreed to terms with RHP John Axford, RHP Burke Badenhop and RHP Marco Estrada on one-year contracts.

NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with C Landon Powell on a minor league contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with LHP Antonio Bastardo on a one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Agreed to terms with 1B Garrett Jones and 1B Gaby Sanchez on one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Mitchell Boggs and RHP Edward Mujica on one-year contracts.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Agreed to terms with RHP Edinson Volquez, LHP Joe Thatcher, C John Baker and INF Everth Cabrera on one-year contracts.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Agreed to terms with C Buster Posey, OF Hunter Pence, OF Gregor Blanco and LHP Jose Mijares on one-year contracts.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with LHP Ross Detwiler, SS Ian Desmond, RHP Drew Storen, OF Roger Bernadina, SS Ian Desmond and RHP Tyler Clippard on one-year contracts and RHP Craig Stammen on a two-year contract.


National Basketball Association

MIAMI HEAT — Reassigned C Dexter Pittman to Sioux Falls (NBADL).

PHOENIX SUNS — Announced the team has agreed to mutually part ways with coach Alvin Gentry.


National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Named Bruce Arians coach.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Promoted Steve Sabo to director of college scouting and Shepley Heard to regional scout.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Promoted Mike Shula to offensive coordinator, Richard Rodgers to special teams coordinator and Ricky Proehl to wide receivers coach.

CHICAGO BEARS — Named Mel Tucker defensive coordinator, Matt Cavanaugh quarterbacks coach and Skip Peete running backs coach.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Named Michael Lombardi vice president of player personnel and Ray Horton defensive coordinator.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed DT Daniel Muir.

NEW YORK JETS — Named John Idzik general manager and Marty Mornhinweg offensive coordinator.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Retained defensive coordinator John Pagano, defensive line coach Don Johnson, linebackers coach Joe Barry and assistant linebackers coach Greg Williams.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Released PK Billy Cundiff.


National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Assigned F Dan Sexton to Norfolk (AHL).

BUFFALO SABRES — Placed F Nathan Gerbe and F Cody McCormick on injured reserve. Assigned F Kevin Porter, F Nick Tarnasky and D Adam Pardy to Rochester (AHL).

CALGARY FLAMES — Signed C Steve Begin to a one-year, two-way contract.

DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned D Brian Lashoff to Grand Rapids (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Signed RW Alex Kovalev to a one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Signed general manager Dean Lombardi, coach Darryl Sutter and president of business operations Luc Robitaille to multiyear contract extensions.

MINNESOTA WILD — Reassigned F Jake Dowell, F Nick Palmieri and F Stephane Veilleux to Houston (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Returned F Michael Bournival, F Gabriel Dumont, F Patrick Holland, F Louis Leblanc, D Mike Commodore, D Frederic St-Denis and D Jarred Tinordi to Hamilton (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned C Adam Henrique, LW Mattias Tedenby, RW Harri Pesonen and LW Tim Sestito to Albany (AHL). Waived RW Bobby Butler.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Suspended D Lubomir Visnovsky for failing to report to the team.

PHOENIX COYOTES — Assigned F Nick Johnson, F Rob Klinkhammer and D Michael Stone to Portland (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Agreed to terms with D Wade Redden on a one-year contract.

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Signed F James Sheppard and D Nick Petrecki to one-year contracts.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Reassigned F Mike Angelidis, F J.T. Wyman and F Kyle Wilson to Syracuse (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Assigned F Matt Frattin and F Tim Connolly to Toronto (AHL). Returned D Mogan Rielly to Moose Jaw (WHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled D Tom Poti from Hershey (AHL).

WINNIPEG JETS — Claimed F James Wright off waivers from Florida. Reassigned F Maxime Macenauer, F Spencer Machacek and D Derek Meech to St. John’s (AHL).


DELAWARE — Named Dave Brock football coach.

FLORIDA — Suspended OL Jessamen Dunker. Announced DE Kendric Johnson, WR Stephen Alli and OL Tommy Jordan are no longer on the football team.

KANSAS — Reassigned special teams coordinator Clint Bowen to linebackers coach.

KANSAS STATE—Named Blake Seiler defensive ends coach.

PURDUE — Named Greg Hudson defensive coordinator, Jon Heacock cornerbacks coach, Marcus Freeman linebackers coach, Jafar Williams running backs coach, Jim Bollman offensive line coach, Kevin Sherman receivers coach, Tommy Cook supervisor of football operations and Doug Davis strength and conditioning coach.

SOUTHERN CAL — Named Clancy Pendergast defensive coordinator.

VIRGINIA TECH — Named Scot Loeffler offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Jeff Grimes offensive line coach and Aaron Moorehead wide receivers coach. Reassigned offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring to recruiting coordinator in addition to his duties as tight ends coach.