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BY THE NUMBERS ON THE AIR TODAY SPORTS WIRE THE ODDS NBA Monday, July 20 Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. BY PREGAME.COM EASTERN CONFERENCE Philadelph­ia at N.Y. Yankees, 5:05 p.m. Washington at Baltimore, 5:05 p.m. Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 8:40 p.m. L.A. Angels at San Diego, TBD BASEBALL 3:55 a.m. KBO: Doosan Bears vs. Lotte Giants 2:55 a.m. (Sun.) KBO: NC Dinos vs. LG Twins MLB W L Pct GB x-Milwaukee x-Toronto x-Boston x-Miami x-Indiana x-Philadelph­ia Brooklyn Orlando 53 46 43 41 39 39 30 30 12 18 21 24 26 26 34 35 .815 — .719 6½ .672 9½ .631 12 .600 14 .600 14 .469 22½ .462 23 ESPN ESPN Thursday, July 23 LINE UNDERDOG FAVORITE LINE Tuesday, July 21 Yankees at LA Dodgers 130 at Washington +120 280 San Francisco +250 Baltimore at Washington, 5:05 p.m. Detroit at Cincinnati, 5:40 p.m. Colorado at Texas, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers, 8:40 p.m. NBA Thursday, July 30 LINE O/U Wednesday, July 22 Minnesota at Chicago Cubs, 6:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. FAVORITE UNDERDOG Washington 24 40 .375 28½ New Orleans LA Lakers 2 (220½) 2 (217½) Utah LA Clippers WESTERN CONFERENCE Detroit at Cincinnati, 5:10 p.m. Colorado at Texas, 7:05 p.m. San Diego at L.A. Angels, 8:40 p.m. Friday, July 31 LINE O/U W L Pct GB x-L.A. Lakers x-L.A. Clippers x-Denver x-Utah x-Oklahoma City x-Houston Dallas Memphis 49 44 43 41 40 40 40 32 14 20 22 23 24 24 27 33 .778 .688 .662 .641 .625 .625 .597 .492 — 5½ 7 8½ 9½ 9½ 11 18 FAVORITE UNDERDOG Orlando Portland Phoenix Milwaukee Sacramento Houston 5½ (212) 2 (222½) 7½ (225) 4½ (215½) 2½ (216) 1½ (225½) Brooklyn Memphis Washington Boston San Antonio Dallas NHL STANLEY CUP QUALIFIERS SCHEDULE Saturday, Aug. 1 LINE O/U FS2 Portland New Orleans Sacramento San Antonio Phoenix x-clinched playoff spot 29 28 28 27 26 37 36 36 36 39 .439 .438 .438 .429 .400 21½ 21½ 21½ 22 24 WESTERN CONFERENCE WEST QUALIFYING ROUND (Best-of-5) Edmonton BLACKHAWKS vs. Edmonton FAVORITE UNDERDOG Denver Utah LA Clippers Philadelph­ia LA Lakers 2½ (210½) Miami 1 (212) Oklahoma City 5½ (226) New Orleans 5½ (209½) Indiana 4 (213½) Toronto ESPN RUGBY 2 a.m. Super Rugby: Hamilton at Wellington 10:30 p.m. Super Rugby: Christchur­ch at Auckland NFL ESPN2 ESPN2 Saturday, Aug. 1: Edmonton vs. HAWKS, TBD Monday, Aug. 3: Edmonton vs. HAWKS, TBD Wednesday, Aug. 5: HAWKS vs. Edmonton, TBD x-Friday, Aug. 7: HAWKS vs. Edmonton, TBD x-Saturday, Aug. 8: Edmonton vs. HAWKS, TBD † NBA RESTART SCHEDULE Thursday, Sept. 10 FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Thursday, July 30 SOCCER 6:25 a.m. Premier League: West Ham at Norwich City NBCSN 8:55 a.m. Premier League: Burnley at Liverpool NBCSN 11:30 a.m. Premier League: Chelsea at Sheffield United NBCSN 2 p.m. Premier League: Manchester City at Brighton Ch. 5 7 p.m. MLS is Back Tournament: Atlanta United vs. New York Fox-32 9:30 p.m. MLS is Back Tournament: FC Cincinnati vs. Columbus Fox-32 at Kansas City10½ 9½ (54) Houston Utah vs. New Orleans, 5:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers vs. L.A. Lakers, 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13 FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG at Detroit 1 1 (43) Chicago † Winnipeg vs. Calgary Friday, July 31 Saturday, Aug. 1: Calgary vs. Winnipeg, TBD Monday, Aug. 3: Calgary vs. Winnipeg, TBD Tuesday, Aug. 4: Winnipeg vs. Calgary, TBD x-Thursday, Aug. 6: Winnipeg vs. Calgary, TBD Saturday, Aug. 8: Calgary vs. Winnipeg, TBD Orlando vs. Brooklyn, 1:30 p.m. Memphis vs. Portland, 3 p.m. Phoenix vs. Washington, 3 p.m. Boston vs. Milwaukee, 5:30 p.m. Sacramento vs. San Antonio, 7 p.m. Houston vs. Dallas, 8 p.m. at New England 6 at Baltimore 8 at Buffalo 5 Las Vegas +1 Seattle 1½ Philadelph­ia 6 Indianapol­is 8 at Minnesota 3 LA Chargers 4 at San Fran. 7½ at New Orleans 4½ Dallas 2½ 7 8½ 6 1½ 1 6½ 6½ 3 3 7 4 2½ (43) Miami (48½) Cleveland (39½) NY Jets (47) at Carolina (49½) at Atlanta (44) at Washington (44) at Jacksonvil­le (45½) Green Bay (44) at Cincinnati (46½) Arizona (49½) Tampa Bay (49½) at LA Rams Arizona vs. Nashville Saturday, Aug. 1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL Sunday, Aug. 2: Nashville vs. Arizona, TBD Tuesday, Aug. 4: Nashville vs. Arizona, TBD Wednesday, Aug. 5: Arizona vs. Nashville, TBD x-Friday, Aug. 7: Arizona vs. Nashville, TBD x-Sunday, Aug. 9: Nashville vs. Arizona, TBD Miami vs. Denver, Noon Utah vs. Oklahoma City, 2:30 p.m. New Orleans vs. L.A. Clippers, 5 p.m. Philadelph­ia vs. Indiana, 6 p.m. L.A. Lakers vs. Toronto, 7:30 p.m. MLS Tuesday’s Games Chicago Fire vs. Seattle Sounders, 8 a.m. Orlando City vs. New York City FC, 9:30 p.m. MLS IS BACK TOURNAMENT Wednesday’s Games Minnesota vs. Vancouver Sunday, Aug. 2 All matches played at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Orlando, Fla. Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC, 7 p.m. Vancouver Whitecaps vs. San Earthquake­s, 9:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14 OPEN TODAY O/U Sunday, Aug. 2: Vancouver vs. Minnesota, TBD Tuesday, Aug. 4: Vancouver vs. Minnesota, TBD Thursday, Aug. 6: Minnesota vs. Vancouver, TBD x-Friday, Aug. 7: Minnesota vs. Vancouver, TBD x-Sunday, Aug. 9: Vancouver vs. Minnesota, TBD Jose Washington vs. Brooklyn, 1 p.m. Portland vs. Boston, 2:30 p.m. San Antonio vs. Memphis, 3 p.m. Sacramento vs. Orlando, 5 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Houston, 7:30 p.m. Dallas vs. Phoenix, 8 p.m. FAVORITE UNDERDOG Pittsburgh at Denver 3 3½ 2½ 2 (47) at NY Giants (42) Tennessee Group Stage Thursday’s Games Group A - Eastern Conference GPW L T GFGAPts Atlanta United vs. FC Cincinnati, 8 a.m. D.C. United vs. New England, 7 p.m. Columbus Crew vs. N.Y. Red Bulls, 9:30 p.m. DEALS ROUND ROBIN (determines Stanley Cup Playoff seeding) Orlando City FC Philadelph­ia Union Inter Miami CF New York City FC 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 3 3 0 0 AUTO RACING Friday, July 17 Sunday, Aug. 2: Colorado vs. St. Louis, TBD Monday, Aug. 3: Las Vegas vs. Dallas, TBD Wednesday, Aug. 5: Dallas vs. Colorado, TBD Thursday, Aug. 6: St. Louis vs. Las Vegas, TBD Saturday, Aug. 8: Colorado vs. Las Vegas, TBD x-Sunday, Aug. 9: St. Louis vs. Dallas, TBD FOOTBALL Sporting Kansas City vs. Colorado Rapids, 7 p.m. Real Salt Lake vs. Minnesota United, 9:30 p.m. National Football League Group B - Western Conference GPW L T GFGAPts NASCAR MONSTER ENERGY SERIES QUAKER STATE SANITIZER 400 GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed C Jake Hanson to a rookie contract. Saturday, July 18 San Jose Earthquake­s 1 0 0 1 Seattle Sounders 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 BASEBALL Portland Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo, 7 p.m. Los Angeles FC vs. LA Galaxy, 9:30 p.m. Chicago Fire FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 † Sunday At Kentucky Speedway Sparta, Ky. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Car number in parenthese­s) EASTERN CONFERENCE EAST QUALIFYING ROUND (Best-of-5) Toronto N.Y. Rangers vs. Carolina Vancouver Whitecaps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Major League Baseball Sunday, July 19 Chicago Fire vs. San Jose Earthquake­s, 7 p.m. Group C - Eastern Conference GPW L T GFGAPts American League DETROIT TIGERS — Signed RHP’s Nick Davila, Wilmer Flores, Chris Mauloni and Gabriel Sequeira to minor league contracts. Philadelph­ia vs. Inter Miami CF, 9:30 p.m. Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, 9:30 p.m. New England D.C. United Toronta FC Montreal Impact 110010 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0000000 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 NFL 1. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota. 2. (22) Joey Logano, Ford. 3. 4. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford. 5. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet. 6. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford. 7. (1) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet. 8. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet. 9. (19) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota. 10. (21) Matt DiBenedett­o, Ford. 11. (12) Ryan Blane, Ford. 12. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota. 13. (17) Chris Buescher, Ford. 14. (47) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Chevrolet. 15. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford. 16. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota. 17. (42) Matt Kenseth, Chevrolet. 18. (43) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet. 19. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet. 20. (48) Jimmy Johnson, Chevrolet. 21. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet. 22. (38) John H. Nemechek, Ford. 23. (6) Ryan Newman, Ford. 24. (8) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet. 25. (53) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet. 26. (77) Josh Bilicki, Chevrolet. 27. (32) Corey LaJoie, Ford. 28. (00) Quin Houff, Chevrolet. 29. (41) Cole Custer, Ford. 30. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford. 31. (15) Brennan Poole, Chevrolet. 32. (37) Ryan Preece, Chevrolet. 33. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet. 34. (95) Christophe­r Bell, Toyota. 35. (51) Joey Gase, Ford. 36. (27) JJ Yeley, Ford. 37. (96) Daile Suarez, Toyota. 38. (66) Timmy Hill, Toyota. HOCKEY Saturday, Aug. 1: Carolina vs. N.Y. Rangers, TBD Monday, Aug. 3: Carolina vs. N.Y. Rangers, TBD Tuesday, Aug. 4: N.Y. Rangers vs. Carolina, TBD x-Thursday, Aug. 6: N.Y. Rangers vs. Carolina, TBD x-Saturday, Aug. 8: Carolina vs. N.Y. Rangers, TBD Thursday’s Results Group D - Western Conference GPW L T GFGAPts Philadelph­ia Union 1, New York City FC 0 New England 1, Montreal Impact 0 National Hockey League DALLAS STARS — Announced Jim Lites Chairman of the Dallas Stars and Managing Director of Northland Properties Corporatio­n. Promoted Brad Alberts to President and CEO. Colorado Rapids 0 0 0 0 Minnesota United FC 0 0 0 0 Real Salt Lake 0 0 0 0 Sporting Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wednesday’s Result Orlando City 2, Inter Miami CF 1 Florida vs. N.Y. Islanders Saturday, Aug. 1: N.Y. Islanders vs. Florida, TBD Tuesday, Aug. 4: N.Y. Islanders vs. Florida, TBD Wednesday, Aug. 5: Florida vs. N.Y. Islanders, TBD x-Friday, Aug. 7: Florida vs. N.Y. Islanders, TBD x-Sunday, Aug. 9: N.Y. Islanders vs. Florida, TBD SOCCER NWSL Group E - Eastern Conference GPW L T GFGAPts Major League Soccer Atlanta United Columbus Crew FC Cincinnati New York Red Bulls 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ORLANDO CITY SC — Agreed to terms with F Tesho Akindele to a two-year contract extension. NWSL CHALLENGE CUP Montreal vs. Pittsburgh At Zions Bank Stadium, Herriman, Utah Saturday, Aug. 1: Pittsburgh vs. Montreal, TBD Monday, Aug. 3: Pittsburgh vs. Montreal, TBD Wednesday, Aug. 5: Montreal vs. Pittsburgh, TBD x-Friday, Aug. 7: Montreal vs. Pittsburgh, TBD x-Saturday, Aug. 8: Pittsburgh vs. Montreal, TBD COLLEGE † PRELIMINAR­Y ROUND Group F - Western Conference GPW L T GFGAPts University of Alabama Birmingham — Announced Joe Guthrie as softball head coach. Wednesday’s Results Houston Dynamo LA Galaxy Los Angeles FC Portland Timbers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Utah Royals 0, OL Reign 1 Sky Blue 2, Houston Dash 0 Columbus vs. Toronto MLB Sunday’s Games Chicago Red Stars vs. Utah Royals FC, 9 p.m. GOLF Sunday, Aug. 2: Toronto vs. Columbus, TBD Tuesday, Aug. 4: Toronto vs. Columbus, TBD Thursday, Aug. 6: Columbus vs. Toronto, TBD x-Friday, Aug. 7: Columbus vs. Toronto, TBD x-Sunday, Aug. 9: Toronto vs. Columbus, TBD Friday’s Result Washington Spirit vs. Houston Dash, 11:30 a.m. Seattle Sounders 0, San Jose Earthquake­s 0 2020 EXHIBITION GAME SCHEDULE Monday’s Games Saturday’s Games OL Reign vs. Portland Thorns FC, 11:30 a.m. Sky Blue FC vs. North Carolina Courage, 9 p.m. Atlanta United vs. New York Red Bulls, 7 p.m. FC Cincinnati vs. Columbus Crew, 9:30 p.m. ROUND ROBIN (determines Stanley Cup Playoff seeding) Saturday, July 18 Sunday’s Games QUARTERFIN­ALS Philadelph­ia at Washington, 5:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2: Boston vs. Philadelph­ia, TBD Monday, Aug. 3: Tampa Bay vs. Washington, TBD Wednesday, Aug. 5: Boston vs. Tampa Bay, TBD Thursday, Aug. 6: Philadelph­ia vs. Washington, TBD Saturday, Aug. 8: Washington vs. Boston, TBD Sunday, Aug. 9: Tampa Bay vs. Philadelph­ia, TBD (x-if necessary) Toronto FC vs. D.C. United, 8 a.m. Sporting Kansas City vs. Minnesota United, 7 p.m. Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado Rapids, 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 17 Sunday, July 19 Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m. TBD vs. TBD, 11:30 a.m. TBD vs. TBD, 9 p.m. Saturday, July 18 Baltimore at Philadelph­ia, 5:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 8:10 p.m. Monday’s Games TBD vs. TBD, 11:30 a.m. TBD vs. TBD, 9 p.m. Los Angeles FC vs. Houston Dynamo, 7 p.m. LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers, 9:30 p.m. Sun-Times wires 18 | July 11, 2020 | suntimes.com/sportssatu­rday ◆ 7:55 a.m. 11 a.m. 2 p.m. 4 p.m. AUTO RACING Formula One: Qualifying, Red Bull Ring ESPN IndyCar: GMR Grand Prix, Indianapol­is Motor Speedway Ch. 5 IndyCar: Qualifying, Road America NBCSN IndyCar: REV Group Grand Prix, Road America Race 1 NBCSN 1 p.m. 3 p.m. TBT: TBT: BASKETBALL Overseas Elite vs. Herd That (Quarterfin­al) Boeheim’s Army vs. Sideline Caner (Quarterfin­al) ESPN ESPN Noon 2 p.m. 2 p.m. 9 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour: The Workday Charity Open, Third Round PGA Tour: The Workday Charity Open, Third Round American Century Championsh­ip: Second Round American Century Championsh­ip: Second Round TGC Ch. 2 Ch. 5 TGC 7 p.m. NHL Classic: HOCKEY Blackhawks at Bruins (Dec. 5, 2019) NBCSCH Noon HORSE RACING America’s Day at the Races 7 p.m. MIXED MARTIAL ARTS UFC 251: Kamaru Osman vs. Gilbert Burns

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