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44 | Friday, August 21, 2020 | The Hardest-Working Paper in America | suntimes.com ◆ BY THE NUMBERS ON THE AIR TODAY HORSE RACING 11 a.m. NYRA: Saratoga Live, Saratoga Race Course FS2 AUTO RACING MIXED MARTIAL ARTS 10 a.m. 4 p.m. IndyCar: NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Indy 500 Carb Day, Final Practice NBCSN FS1 THE ODDS DEALS Waived DeMarkus Acy and LB Jonas Griffith. TENNESSEE TITANS — Moved DL Jack Crawford to the active roster from the reserve-COVID-19 list. 9 p.m. Bellator 224: Ryan Bader vs. Vadim Nemkov PARAMOUNT RUGBY BY PREGAME.COM BASEBALL BASEBALL 3 a.m. NRL: Cronulla-Sutherland at Penrith FS1 HOCKEY MLB 4:25 a.m. KBO: 5 p.m. MLB: 7:15 p.m. MLB: 8:30 p.m. MLB: 9 p.m. MLB: 3:55 a.m. (Sat.) KBO: KT at Hanwha ESPN2 Marlins vs. Nationals or Blue Jays or Rays (5:30 p.m.)MLB White Sox at Cubs NBCSCH/MSN/670-AM/720-AM/1200-AM Diamondbac­ks at Giants FS1 Rangers vs. Mariners or Rockies vs. Dodgers (8:30 p.m.)MLB NCatKT ESPN Major League Baseball 5 a.m. NRL: Saint-George at Brisbane FS2 East Coast Hockey League Friday Named Tony Reagins as Chief Baseball Developmen­t Officer. SOCCER UEFA Europa League: WORCESTER RAILERS — Signed F Joel Kocur. National League LINE UNDERDOG American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Recalled OF Nicky Delmonico from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Dane Dunning to the alternate training site. 2 p.m. Sevilla vs. Inter Milan, Final CBSSN FAVORITE LINE SOCCER 8 p.m. UEFA Europa League: Sevilla vs. Inter Milan, Final (del.) CBSSN at Washington -210 Miami Milwaukee -160 at Pittsburgh at Atlanta -107 Philadelph­ia Cincinnati -111 at St. Louis at Los Angeles -210 Colorado at San Francisco -105 Arizona +190 +150 -103 +101 +190 -105 Major League Soccer ON THE AIR SATURDAY FC CINCINNATI — Signed M Kamohelo Mokotjo. LOS ANGELES GALAXY — Signed G Jonathon Klinsmann. TORONTO FC — Signed F Jordan Perruzza. BASKETBALL NBA Eastern First Round: NBA Western First Round: NBA Eastern First Round: NBA Western First Round: WNBA: BOSTON RED SOX — Added 1B/3B Triston Casas to the 60-man player pool. Activated LHP Darwinzon Hernandez from 10-day IL. Designated INF Christian Arroyo for assignment. DETROIT TIGERS — Activated RHP Buck Farmer from 10-day IL. Designated RHP Carson Fulmer for assignment. HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed 3B Alex Bregman on the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Cionel Perez from alternate training site. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned LHP Gabe Speier to alternate training site. LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Recalled LHP Jose Suarez from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Jaime Barria to alternate training site. MINNESOTA TWINS — Selected contract of C Ryan Jeffers. Recalled OF LaMonte Wade and RHP Zach Littell from alternate training site. Placed OF Byron Buxton and C Mitch Garver on the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Lewis Thorpe to alternate training site. NEW YORK YANKEES — Recalled RHPs Ben Heller and Miguel Yajure from alternate training site. Optioned INF/OF Miguel Andujar to alternate training site. Placed LHP Zack Britton on the 10-day IL. SEATTLE MARINERS — Placed RHP Erik Swanson on 10-day IL retroactiv­e to Aug. 17.. TEXAS RANGERS — Placed SS Elvis Andrus and OF Willie Calhoun on 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Kyle Cody and INF Yadiel Rivera from alternate training site. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Recalled OF Billy McKinney from alternate training site. Activated RHP Trent Thornton from the 10-day IL. Designated OF Anthony Alford for assignment. 12:30 p.m. 3 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 8 p.m. 9 p.m. Raptors vs. Nets, Game 3 NBA Nuggets vs. Jazz, Game 3 TNT Celtics vs. 76ers, Game 3 TNT Clippers vs. Mavericks, Game 3 TNT CBSSN AUTO RACING NASCAR Xfinity Series: American League LINE UNDERDOG 11:30 a.m. 3 p.m. Dover NBCSN FAVORITE LINE National Women’s Soccer League at Tampa Bay at Baltimore at Cleveland Minnesota Texas Los Angeles -158 Toronto OFF Boston -170 Detroit -140 at Kansas City -115 at Seattle -109 at Oakland +148 OFF +158 +130 +105 -101 NASCAR Cup Series: Dover NBCSN ORLANDO PRIDE — Loaned D Alamma Kennedy and D Shelina Zadorsky to Tottenham Hotspur Women FC of the FA Women’s Super League. Loaned D Carson Pickett to the Apollon Ladies FC of the Cypriot First Division. Lynx vs. Mercury BASEBALL FISHING 7:30 a.m. Bassmaster Elite Series: 10 a.m. Bassmaster Elite Series: 3:55 a.m. 3 p.m. 3 p.m. MLB: 6 p.m. MLB: 7:15 p.m. MLB: 8 p.m. MLB: 2:55 a.m. (Sun.) KBO: KBO: NCatKT ESPN MLB: Marlins vs. Nationals or Angels vs. Athletics MLB From Lake St. Clair From Lake St. Clair ESPN2 ESPN2 Interleagu­e FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Chicago Cubs -109 Chicago WS Brewers at Pirates FS1 LINE -101 TODAY IN SPORTS Twins at Royals FS1 FOOTBALL at San Diego OFF Houston OFF White Sox at Cubs NBCSCH/MSN/670-AM/720-AM/1200-AM 1990 — Kelly Craig becomes the first female starting pitcher in Little League World Series history, opening for Trail, British Columbia. She fails to retire any of the three batters she faces but the Canadian champions rally for an 8-3 victory over Matamoros, Mexico. 2016 — Kevin Durant scores 30 points and helps the Americans rout Serbia 96-66 for their third straight gold medal. That caps an Olympics in which the U.S. dominated the medal tables, both the gold (46) and overall totals (121). 10:30 p.m. AFL: 1:30 a.m. (Sat.) AFL: 4:30 a.m. (Sat.) AFL: Melbourne at Western Hawthorn at Port Adelaide Richmond at Essendon FS2 FS1 FS1 Astros vs. Padres or Rockies vs. Dodgers MLB NBA TBA ESPN2 Friday LINE O/U BASKETBALL NBA Eastern First Round: FAVORITE UNDERDOG GOLF Toronto Denver Boston LA Clippers 10½ (220½) 1½ (218½) 5 (216) 5 (232½) Brooklyn Utah Philadelph­ia Dallas Noon 2:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Bucks vs. Magic, Game 3 TNT 4:30 a.m. 7:30 a.m. 9 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 6:30 p.m. LPGA Tour: EPGA Tour: LPGA Tour: Korn Ferry: PGA Tour: PGA Tour Champions: The AIG Women’s Open, Second Round TGC The ISPS Handa Wales Open, Second Round TGC The AIG Women’s Open, Second Round TGC Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championsh­ipTGC The Northern Trust, Third Round TGC The Charles Schwab Series TGC NBA Eastern First Round: Pacers vs. Heat, Game 3 TNT WNBA: Sky vs. Fever Ch. 26.2/CBSSN Saturday LINE O/U NBA Western First Round: Rockets vs. Thunder, Game 3 ESPN FAVORITE UNDERDOG Miami 4½ (214) Indiana NBA Western First Round: Lakers vs. Trail Blazers, Game 3 Ch. 7 NHL NHL BOXING Friday LINE UNDERDOG HOCKEY Stanley Cup First Round: Stanley Cup First Round: 7 p.m. 9 p.m. PBC Fight Night Fox-32 FAVORITE LINE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS PBC Fight Night Fox-32 6 p.m. 8:45 p.m. Flyers at Canadiens, Game 6 NBCSN Blues at Canucks, Game 6 NBCSN St. Louis Philadelph­ia -139 Vancouver -133 Montreal +129 +123 (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) FIRST ROUND EASTERN CONFERENCE At Toronto FISHING Bassmaster Elite Series: WNBA 7 a.m. From Lake St. Clair ESPN2 AUTO RACING N.Y. ISLANDERS 4, WASHINGTON 0 GOLF National League EASTERN CONFERENCE NASCAR CUP SERIES 8 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. PGA Tour: 2 p.m. Korn Ferry: 3 a.m. (Sun.) EPGA Tour: LPGA Tour: The AIG Women’s Open, Third Round TGC ARIZONA DIAMONDBAC­KS — Invited non-roster OF Kristian Robinson to spring training. ATLANTA BRAVES — Activated RHP Chris Martin from 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Kyle Wright to alternate training site. CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned 2B Robel Garcia to alternate training site. COLORADO ROCKIES — Activated C Elias Diaz from the restricted list. Recalled INF Josh Fuentes from alternate training site. Placed INF/OF Chris Owings on the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP James Pazos to alternate training site. LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Recalled RHP Josh Sborz from the alternate training site. Placed RHP Pedro Baez on 10-day IL. MIAMI MARLINS — Placed SHP Pat Venditte on 10-day IL retroactiv­e to Aug. 19. Activated SS Miguel Rojas from 10-day IL. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Recalled 2B Mark Mathias from alternate training site. Placed RHP Corey Knebel on the 10-day IL. PHILADELPH­IA PHILLIES — Recalled LHPs Cole Irvin and JoJo Romero from alternate training site. Activated RHP Reggie McClain from 10-day IL. Optioned OF Kyle Garlick and RHP Ramon Rosso to alternate training site. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Activated C Yadier Molina from 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Jake Woodford from alternate training site. Placed C Matt Wieters on 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Nabil Crismatt to alternate training site. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned C Tyler Heineman to alternate training site. Recalled C Joey Bart from alternate training site. Designated OF Joe McCarthy for assignment. (1) Philadelph­ia 3, (8) Montreal 2 N.Y. Islanders Washington 1 0 1 0 2 — 0 — 4 0 W L Pct GB PGA Tour: The Northern Trust, Third Round TGC Aug. 12: Philadelph­ia 2, Montreal 1 Aug. 14: Montreal 5, Philadelph­ia 0 Aug. 16: Philadelph­ia 1, Montreal 0 Aug. 18: Philadelph­ia 2, Montreal 0 Aug. 19: Montreal 5, Philadelph­ia 3 Aug. 21: Philadelph­ia vs. Montreal, 6 p.m. x-Aug. 23: Montreal vs. Philadelph­ia, TBD POINTS LEADERS Chicago Indiana Connecticu­t Washington Atlanta New York 9 5 5 4 2 1 4 7 8 7 10 11 .692 .417 .385 .364 .167 .083 — 3½ 4 4 6½ 7½ First Period—1, N.Y. Islanders, Beauvillie­r 5 (Nelson, Bailey), 10:19 (pp). Penalties— Dowd, Was (Hooking), 10:02; N.Y. Islanders bench, served by Barzal (Too Many Men on the Ice), 10:59; Eller, Was (Hooking), 14:12. Second Period—2, N.Y. Islanders, Beauvillie­r 6 (Bailey), 9:33. Penalties—Panik, Was (High Sticking), 17:02; Beauvillie­r, NYI (Hooking), 17:19. Third Period—3, N.Y. Islanders, Leddy 2, 17:47 (en). 4, N.Y. Islanders, Bailey 2, 18:31 (en). Penalties—None. Shots on Goal—N.Y. Islanders 6-7-4—17. Washington 8-6-7—21. Power-play opportunit­ies—N.Y. Islanders 1 of 3; Washington 0 of 2. Goalies—N.Y. Islanders, Varlamov 7-2-0 (21 shots-21 saves). Washington, Holtby 2-4-2 (15-13). A—0 (18,819). T—2:19. Referees—Frederick L’Ecuyer, Wes McCauley. Linesmen—Matt MacPherson, Derek Nansen. The Northern Trust, Third Round Ch. 2 1. Kevin Harvick, 939. 2. Denny Hamlin, 821. 3. Brad Keselowski, 803. 4. Chase Elliott, 775. 5. Ryan Blaney, 755. 6. Joey Logano, 754. 7. Martin Truex Jr, 753. 8. Aric Almirola, 682. 9. Kurt Busch, 673. 10. Kyle Busch, 652. 11. Clint Bowyer, 618. 12. Alex Bowman, 610. 13. Matt DiBenedett­o, 596. 14. William Byron, 577. 15. Jimmie Johnson, 552. 16. Erik Jones, 542. 17. Tyler Reddick, 520. 18. Austin Dillon, 501. 19. Christophe­r Bell, 431. 20. Cole Custer, 413. 21. Bubba Wallace, 412. 22. Chris Buescher, 403. 23. Michael McDowell, 403. 24. Ricky Stenhouse Jr, 396. 25. Ryan Newman, 356. 26. John H. Nemechek, 343. 27. Ty Dillon, 342. 28. Matt Kenseth, 327. 29. Corey Lajoie, 287. 30. Ryan Preece, 269. 31. Daniel Suarez, 248. 32. Brennan Poole, 163. 33. Quin Houff, 125. 34. Kyle Larson, 121. 35. Reed Sorenson, 55. 36. Brendan Gaughan, 47. 37. David Ragan, 33. 38. James Davison, 26. 39. Stanton Barrett, 1. Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championsh­ipTGC The ISPS Handa Wales Open, Final TGC HOCKEY Time TBD Stanley Cup First Round: HORSE RACING WESTERN CONFERENCE (2) Tampa Bay 4, (7) Columbus 1 Flames at Stars, Game 7 (if nec.) NBCSN W L Pct GB Aug. 11: Tampa Bay 3, Columbus 2, 5OT Aug. 13: Columbus 3, Tampa Bay 1 Aug. 15: Tampa Bay 3, Columbus 2 Aug. 17: Tampa Bay 2, Columbus 1 Aug. 19: Tampa Bay 5, Columbus 4, OT Seattle Las Vegas Minnesota Los Angeles Phoenix Dallas 11 9 8 8 6 4 2 3 3 3 6 8 .846 .750 .727 .727 .500 .333 — 1½ 2 2 4½ 6½ Noon NYRA: Saratoga Live, Saratoga Race Course FS1 (6) N.Y. Islanders 4, (3) Washington 1 ON THE AIR SUNDAY Aug. 12: N.Y. Islanders 4, Washington 2 Aug. 14: N.Y. Islanders 5, Washington 2 Aug. 16: N.Y. Islanders 2, Washington 1, OT Aug. 18: Washington 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 Aug. 20: N.Y. Islanders 4, Washington 0 Thursday’s Results AUTO RACING NASCAR Xfinity Series: Chicago 101, New York 85 Indiana 90, Seattle 84 Las Vegas 99, Connecticu­t 78 Noon 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. The Drydene 200 NBCSN IndyCar: Indianapol­is 500 Ch. 5 (4) Boston 4, (5) Carolina 1 Friday’s Games NASCAR Cup Series: The Drydene 311 NBCSN Aug. 12: Boston 4, Carolina 3, 2OT Aug. 13: Carolina 3, Boston 2 Aug. 15: Boston 3, Carolina 1 Aug. 17: Boston 4 Carolina 3 Aug. 19: Boston 2, Carolina 1 Los Angeles at Atlanta, 6 p.m. Washington at Dallas, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Phoenix, 9 p.m. BASEBALL WEDNESDAY’S LATE BOX SCORE Saturday’s Games Indiana at Chicago, 4 p.m. 2:55 a.m. KBO: Noon MLB: 1:20 p.m. MLB: 3 p.m. MLB: 3 p.m. MLB: 6 p.m. MLB: TBA ESPN2 Yankees vs. Mets TBS WESTERN CONFERENCE Seattle at Las Vegas, 2 p.m. New York at Connecticu­t, 6 p.m. VANCOUVER 4, ST. LOUIS 3 White Sox at Cubs NBCSCH/MSN/670-AM/720-AM/1200-AM At Edmonton, Alberta Sunday’s Games Astros at Padres ESPN (1) Vegas 4, (8) Chicago 1 Atlanta at Minnesota, 3 p.m. Dallas at Los Angeles, 5 p.m. Phoenix at Washington, 7 p.m. Rockies vs. Dodgers MLB Aug. 11: Vegas 4 Chicago 1 Aug. 13: Vegas 4, Chicago 3, OT Aug. 15: Vegas 2, Chicago 1 Aug. 16: Chicago 3, Vegas 1 Aug. 18: Las Vegas 4, Chicago 3 Vancouver St. Louis 1 2 3 0— 1 0— 4 3 Phillies at Braves ESPN First Period—1, Vancouver, Motte 1, 13:15 (sh). 2, St. Louis, Schenn 2 (Sundqvist), 15:41. 3, St. Louis, O’Reilly 4 (Dunn, Blais), 19:31. Penalties—St. Louis bench, served by Schenn (Delay of Game), 0:10; Tanev, Van (Tripping), 12:58. Second Period—4, St. Louis, Sanford 1 (Bozak, Thomas), 5:51 (pp). 5, Vancouver, Miller 5 (Pettersson, Virtanen), 11:54. 6, Vancouver, Virtanen 1 (Miller, Pettersson), 16:08. 7, Vancouver, Motte 2 (Sutter, Stecher), 18:17. Penalties—Sutter, Van (High Sticking), 4:34. Third Period—None. Penalties— Barbashev, STL (Elbowing), 2:30; Blais, STL (High Sticking), 12:28. Shots on Goal—Vancouver 11-13-6—30. St. Louis 12-18-9—39. Power-play opportunit­ies—Vancouver 0 of 3; St. Louis 1 of 2. Goalies—Vancouver, Markstrom 6-2-1 (39 shots-36 saves). St. Louis, Allen 2-1-1 (30-26). A—0 (18,641). T—2:23. Referees—Steve Kozari, Brian Pochmara. Linesmen—Brad Kovachik, Libor Suchanek. BASKETBALL NBA Eastern First Round: CHICAGO 101, NEW YORK 85 Noon 2:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 8 p.m. Celtics vs. 76ers, Game 4 Ch. 7 (2) Colorado 4, (7) Arizona 1 FOOTBALL NBA Western First Round: Clippers vs. Mavericks, Game 4 Ch. 7 Aug. 12: Colorado 3, Arizona 0 Aug. 14: Colorado 3, Arizona 2 Aug. 15: Arizona 4, Colorado 2 Aug. 17: Colorado 7, Arizona 1 Aug. 19: Colorado 7, Arizona 1 Chicago New York 23 21 34 23 24 23 20 — 18 — 101 85 NBA Eastern First Round: Raptors vs. Nets, Game 4 TNT National Football League CHICAGO BEARS — Signed WR Rodney Adams. Placed DB Artie Burns on the injured reserve. SCHEDULE CHICAGO (101) Copper 6-12 0-0 14, Stevens 10-18 2-2 25, Dolson 2-5 0-0 5, Quigley 7-14 2-2 19, Vandersloo­t 9-14 0-0 19, Hebard 5-7 1-2 11, Williams 1-6 1-2 3, Colson 1-2 0-0 3, DeShields 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 42-80 6-8 101. NEW YORK (85) Odom 2-9 1-2 5, Stokes 6-12 2-2 14, Zahui B 3-4 3-3 11, Clarendon 3-8 6-6 12, Nurse 6-14 5-5 17, Shook 2-5 2-2 6, Willoughby 1-2 0-0 2, Jones 7-14 3-3 18, Kea 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 30-69 22-23 85. 3-Point Goals—Chicago 11-23 (Stevens 3-6, Quigley 3-7, Copper 2-2, Vandersloo­t 1-2, Dolson 1-3, Williams 0-2), New York 3-19 (Zahui B 2-2, Jones 1-4, Clarendon 0-3, Nurse 0-3, Stokes 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Chicago 30 (Stevens 7), New York 35 (Stokes 9). Assists—Chicago 24 (Vandersloo­t 10), New York 15 (Clarendon 5). Total Fouls—Chicago 21, New York 19. NBA Western First Round: Nuggets vs. Jazz, Game 4 TNT Aug. 22 — Drydene 311, Dover, Del. Aug. 23 — Drydene 311, Dover, Del. Aug. 29 — Coke Zero Sugar 400, Daytona Beach, Fla. Sept. 6 — Southern 500, Darlington, S.C. Sept. 12 — Federated Auto Parts 400, Richmond, Va. Sept. 19 — Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, Bristol, Tenn. Sept. 27 — South Point 400, Las Vegas, Nev. Oct. 4 — YellaWood 500, Talladega, Ala. Oct. 11 — Bank of America ROVAL 400, Concord, N.C. Oct. 18 — Hollywood Casino 400, Kansas City, Kan. Oct. 25 — Texas 500, Fort Worth, Texas Nov. 1 — Xfinity 500, Martinsvil­le, Va. Nov. 8 — NASCAR Cup Series Championsh­ip, Avondale, Ariz. GOLF (3) Dallas 3, (6) Calgary 2 CAROLINA PANTHERS — Waived TE Andrew Vollert. Claimed K Kaare Vedvik off waivers from Buffalo Bills. DETROIT LIONS — Signed RB Wes Hills and WR Chris Lacy. Placed DT Jashon Cornell on the injured reserve. Waived FB Luke Sellers. MIAMI DOLPHINS — Activated LB Sam Eguavoen from the reserve/COVID-19 list. PHILADELPH­IA EAGLES — Claimed WR Travis Fulgham off waivers from the Green Bay Packers. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed WR Jaron Brown, S Johnathan Cyprien and OL Hroniss Grasu to one-year contracts. Signed DB Evan Foster to a three-year deal. Placed WR Jalen Hurd on the injured reserve. 3 a.m. 7 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. EPGA Tour: The ISPS Handa Wales Open, Final TGC Aug. 11: Calgary 3, Dallas 2 Aug. 13: Dallas 5, Calgary 4 Aug. 14: Calgary 2, Dallas 0 Aug. 16: Dallas 5, Calgary 4, OT Aug. 18: Dallas 2, Calgary 1 Aug. 20: Dallas vs. Calgary, late x-Aug. 22: Calgary vs. Dallas, TBD LPGA Tour: The AIG Women’s Open, Final Round TGC PGA Tour: The Northern Trust, Final Round TGC PGA Tour: The Northern Trust, Final Round Ch. 2 Korn Ferry: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championsh­ip TGC HORSE RACING (5) Vancouver 3, (4) St. Louis 2 Aug. 12: Vancouver 5, St. Louis 2 Aug. 14: Vancouver 4, St. Louis 3, OT Aug. 16: St. Louis 3, Vancouver 2, OT Aug. 17: St. Louis 3, Vancouver 1 Aug. 19: Vancouver 4, St. Louis 3 Aug. 21: St. Louis vs. Vancouver, 8:45 p.m. x-Aug. 23: Vancouver vs. St. Louis, TBD Noon NYRA: Saratoga Live, Saratoga Race Course FS1 HOCKEY Stanley Cup First Round: Time TBD Time TBD Canadiens at Flyers, Game 7 (if nec.) NBCSN Stanley Cup First Round: Canucks at Blues, Game 7 (if nec.) NBCSN

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