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SPORTS USA TODAY 7C ❚ ❚ WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2019 FOR THE RECORD NHL SOCCER All Times ET West Division W L Pct GB Houston Seattle Texas Los Angeles Oakland 21 19 16 15 15 14 18 16 19 21 .600 .514 .500 .441 .417 — 3 31⁄2 51⁄2 61⁄2 NBA CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Boston 4, Columbus 2 Major League Soccer EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Philadelph­ia D.C. United Montreal Toronto FC NY City FC Columbus Orlando City New York Atlanta Chicago Cincinnati New England 632 632 542 521 3 1 6 46 1 343 342 332 244 272 272 20 20 17 16 15 13 12 11 11 10 8 8 21 16 12 21 13 9 13 12 9 12 8 11 11 11 16 13 12 14 16 11 8 13 17 25 CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Eastern Conference Milwaukee 3, Boston 1 Monday’s Games April 25: Boston 3, Columbus 2, OT April 27: Columbus 3, Boston 2, 2OT April 30: Columbus 2, Boston 1 May 2: Boston 4, Columbus 1 May 4: Boston 4, Columbus 3 May 6: Boston 3, Columbus 0 Chicago White Sox 9, Cleveland 1 N.Y. Yankees 7, Seattle 3 Baltimore 4, Boston 1 Minnesota 8, Toronto 0 Tampa Bay 12, Arizona 1 Houston 6, Kansas City 4 April 28: Boston 112, Milwaukee 90 Apil 30: Milwaukee 123, Boston 102 May 3: Milwaukee 123, Boston 116 May 6: Milwaukee 113, Boston 101 Wednesday: Boston at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. x-Friday: Milwaukee at Boston, 7 p.m. x-Monday: Boston at Milwaukee, TBD Carolina 4, N.Y. Islanders 0 Tuesday’s Games April 26: Carolina 1, N.Y. Islanders 0, OT April 28: Carolina 2, N.Y. Islanders 1 May 1: Carolina 5, N.Y. Islanders 2 May 3: Carolina 5, N.Y. Islanders 2 Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, late Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, late Boston at Baltimore, late Texas at Pittsburgh, late Minnesota at Toronto, late Arizona at Tampa Bay, late L.A. Angels at Detroit, late Kansas City at Houston, late Cincinnati at Oakland, late Philadelph­ia 2, Toronto 2 WESTERN CONFERENCE April 27: Toronto 108, Philadelph­ia 95 April 29: Philadelph­ia 94, Toronto 89 May 2: Philadelph­ia 116, Toronto 95 May 5: Toronto 101, Philadelph­ia 96 Tuesday: Philadelph­ia at Toronto, late Thursday: Toronto at Philadelph­ia, 8 p.m. x-Sunday: Philadelph­ia at Toronto, TBD WESTERN CONFERENCE Dallas 3, St. Louis 3 W L T Pts GF GA Los Angeles LA Galaxy Houston Seattle FC Dallas Minnesota San Jose Real Salt Lake Portland Sporting KC Vancouver Colorado 7 1 3 721 611 5 1 4 532 433 352 361 351 234 253 082 24 22 19 19 17 15 11 10 10 10 9 2 26 17 17 19 15 19 13 12 13 19 10 14 8 11 9 13 11 16 19 18 20 18 14 27 April 25: St. Louis 3, Dallas 2 April 27: Dallas 4, St. Louis 2 April 29: St. Louis 4, Dallas 3 May 1: Dallas 4, St. Louis 2 May 3: Dallas 2, St. Louis 1 May 5: St. Louis 4, Dallas 1 Tuesday: Dallas at St. Louis, late Wednesday’s Games Texas (Miller 1-2) at Pittsburgh (Kingham 1-0), 12:35 p.m. Arizona (Ray 2-1) at Tampa Bay (Morton 3-0), 1:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Lopez 2-4) at Cleveland (Bieber 2-1), 6:10 p.m. Seattle (Kikuchi 1-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Loaisiga 1-0), 6:35 p.m. Boston (Sale 1-5) at Baltimore (Cashner 4-1), 7:05 p.m. Minnesota (Gibson 2-1) at Toronto (Thornton 0-3), 7:07 p.m. L.A. Angels (Skaggs 3-2) at Detroit (Boyd 3-2), 7:10 p.m. Kansas City (Lopez 0-3) at Houston (Peacock 2-2), 8:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Gray 0-4) at Oakland (Anderson 4-2), 10:07 p.m. Western Conference Golden State 2, Houston 2 San Jose 3, Colorado 3 April 28: Golden State 104, Houston 100 April 30: Golden State 115, Houston 109 May 4: Houston 126, Golden State 121, OT May 6: Houston 112, Golden State 108 Wednesday: Houston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Friday: Golden State at Houston, 9:30 p.m. x-Sunday: Houston at Golden State, TBD April 26: San Jose 5, Colorado 2 April 28: Colorado 4, San Jose 3 April 30: San Jose 4, Colorado 2 May 2: Colorado 3, San Jose 0 May 4: San Jose 2, Colorado 1 May 6: Colorado 4, San Jose 3, OT Wednesday: Colorado at San Jose, 9 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Toronto FC at Atlanta, 7 p.m. LA Galaxy at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at New York, 8 p.m. New England at Chicago, 8 p.m. Portland 2, Denver 2 Monday’s games Bruins 3, Blue Jackets 0 April 29: Denver 121, Portland 113 May 1: Portland 97, Denver 90 May 3: Portland 140, Denver 137 (4OT) May 5: Denver 116, Portland 112 Tuesday: Portland at Denver, late Thursday: Denver at Portland, 9:30 p.m. x-Sunday: Portland at Denver, TBD Friday’s Game Portland at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Boston Columbus 0 0 1 0 2 0 — — 3 0 National Women's Soccer League First Period—None. Second Period—1, Penalties—Dubois, CBJ, (interferen­ce), 6:46. Boston, Krejci 4 (Clifton, DeBrusk), 12:13. Penalties—Pastrnak, BOS, (tripping), 2:42; Marchand, BOS, (slashing), 9:22; McAvoy, BOS, (illegal check to head), 19:40. Boston, Johansson 2 (Coyle, Heinen), 8:58. 3, Boston, Backes 1 (Krejci, Krug), 10:39. Penalties—Nordstrom, BOS, (slashing), 4:48. 12-5-12—29. Columbus 10-17-12—39. Power-play opportunit­ies—Boston 0 of 1; Columbus 0 of 4. Rask 8-5 (39 shots-39 saves). Columbus, Bobrovsky 6-4 (29-26). (18,500). Referees—Steve Kozari, Kelly Sutherland. Linesmen—Trent Knorr, Pierre Racicot. W L T Pts GF GA National League East Division Utah North Carolina Houston Portland Chicago Washington Reign FC Sky Blue FC Orlando 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 4 0 2 1 2 2 1 3 2 1 9 8 7 5 5 4 2 2 1 3 10 4 8 8 2 2 2 1 0 2 5 6 6 1 5 5 10 Monday’s games Bucks 113, Celtics 101 MILWAUKEE (113) W L Pct GB Philadelph­ia Atlanta New York Washington Miami 19 18 16 14 10 15 17 19 20 24 .559 .514 .457 .412 .294 — 11⁄2 31⁄2 5 9 Third Period—2, Mirotic 3-10 2-4 9, Antetokoun­mpo 15-22 7-10 39, Lopez 3-7 0-0 7, Bledsoe 6-12 1-3 13, Middleton 4-19 3-3 13, Ilyasova 3-9 0-0 6, Frazier 0-0 0-0 0, Hill 6-11 2-2 15, Connaughto­n 3-7 2-3 9, S.Brown 1-3 0-0 2, Snell 0-0 0-0 0. 44-100 17-25 113. 21. Oklahoma State 22. Missouri 23. West Virginia 24. Tennessee 25. Florida State 153 28-16 NR 119 33-16-1 25 114 28-17 20 86 32-16 23 70 30-16 25 Michigan (34-11) 62; Illinois (31-16) 44; Auburn (29-18) 39; Brigham Young (31-12) 37; Indiana State (34-11) 26; Florida Atlantic (32-15) 15; Indiana (31-16) 15; Iowa (2917) 13; Southern Mississipp­i (31-15) 11; Dallas Baptist (32-15) 10; Duke (28-18) 6; UC-Irvine (29-13) 6; Creighton (29-10) 5; Texas State (33-15) 5; Wright State (34-14) 2; Navy (36-15) 1; New Mexico State (33-12) 1. Central Division Shots on Goal—Boston Totals W L Pct GB Saturday’s Games St. Louis Chicago Milwaukee Pittsburgh Cincinnati 21 19 21 16 15 14 13 16 15 20 .600 .594 .568 .516 .429 — 1 3 6 Washignton at Sky Blue FC, 3 p.m. Houston at Utah, 3:30 p.m. Portland at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. 1⁄2 BOSTON (101) FOOTBALL National Football League Tatum 6-14 4-5 17, Morris 5-10 7-11 18, Horford 8-16 1-1 20, Irving 7-22 8-9 23, J.Brown 5-11 4-4 16, Hayward 1-5 0-0 2, Ojeleye 0-0 0-0 0, Baynes 0-0 0-0 0, Rozier 1-5 0-0 2, Smart 1-7 0-0 3. 34-90 24-30 101. Goalies—Boston, A—19,219 Sunday’s Game BUFFALO BILLS — Named A.J. Highsmith and Mike Szcabo area scouts. Promoted Dennis Hickey to senior national scout. WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Named Kyshoen Jarrett defensive quality control coach. Receiving Votes: North Carolina at Chicago, 6 p.m. T—2:39. West Division Totals W L Pct GB ODDS Milwaukee Boston 22 30 25 19 33 23 33 29 — — 113 101 Los Angeles Arizona San Diego Colorado San Francisco 23 20 20 16 15 14 15 16 19 20 .622 .571 .556 .457 .429 — 2 21⁄2 6 7 Avalanche 4, Sharks3 (OT) HOCKEY National Hockey League San Jose Colorado 0 0 21 21 0 1 — — 3 4 3-Point Goals—Milwaukee 8-37 (Antetokoun­mpo 2-5, Middleton 2-10, Connaughto­n 1-2, Hill 1-3, Lopez 1-4, Mirotic 1-5, S.Brown 0-2, Ilyasova 0-2, Bledsoe 0-4), Boston 9-41 (Horford 3-8, J.Brown 2-5, Morris 1-4, Tatum 1-5, Irving 1-7, Smart 1-7, Hayward 0-2, Rozier 0-3). 56 (Antetokoun­mpo 16), Boston 51 (Morris 14). 25 (Middleton 7), Boston 25 (Irving 10). 25, Boston 20. (18,624). Pregame.com Line Major League Baseball Wednesday National League EDMONTON OILERS — Named Ken Holland general manager and president of hockey operations. MONTREAL CANADIENS — Signed D Otto Leskinen to a two-year, entry-level contract. First Period—None. Penalties—Labanc, SJ, (holding), 12:06; Thornton, SJ, (tripping), 15:00; Rantanen, COL, (tripping), 15:34. Colorado, Jost 2 (Cole, Compher), 4:05. 2, San Jose, Vlasic 2 (Meier, Nyquist), 14:36. 3, Colorado, Compher 3 (Kerfoot, Soderberg), 18:44. 4, San Jose, Burns 5 (E.Karlsson), 19:50. Penalties—Haley, SJ, (roughing), 9:17. Colorado, Compher 4 (Wilson, Brassard), 4:00. 6, San Jose, Vlasic 3 (Couture, Nyquist), 17:32. Penalties—None. Overtime—7, Colorado, Landeskog 3 (Makar), 2:32. Penalties—None. Jose 5-8-8-1—22. Colorado 11-8-5-2—26. Power-play opportunit­ies—San Jose 0 of 1; Colorado 0 of 3. Jose, Jones 7-5 (26 shots-22 saves). Colorado, Grubauer 7-4 (22-19). (18,007). Referees—Wes McCauley, Brian Pochmara. Linesmen—Matt MacPherson, Mark Shewchyk. Monday’s Games Cincinnati 12, San Francisco 4 Tampa Bay 12, Arizona 1 Milwaukee 5, Washington 3 Miami 6, Chicago Cubs 5 St. Louis 6, Philadelph­ia 0 L.A. Dodgers 5, Atlanta 3 San Diego 4, N.Y. Mets 0 COLLEGE SOFTBALL Second Period—1, Favorite Line Underdog Line Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Milwaukee Assists—Milwaukee Total Fouls—Milwaukee A—18,624 SOCCER Major League Soccer MILWAUKEE ST. LOUIS SAN DIEGO CHICAGO COLORADO LA DODGERS -177 -136 OFF -225 -160 -170 Washington Philadelph­ia New York Miami San Francisco Atlanta +165 +126 OFF +205 +150 +158 USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll FC CINCINNATI — Fired coach Alan Named Yoann Damet interim search. Koch. Third Period—5, School Pts W-L LW COLLEGE Tuesday’s Games Rockets 112, Warriors 108 GOLDEN STATE (108) 1. Oklahoma (32) 2. Washington 3. UCLA 4. Alabama 5. Florida State 6. Arizona 7. Louisiana 8. Texas 9. Florida 10. LSU 11. Tennessee 12. Minnesota 13. Georgia 14. Oklahoma State 15. Texas Tech 16. James Madison 17. Ole Miss 18. Northweste­rn 19. Arkansas 20. South Carolina 21. Michigan 22. Virginia Tech 23. Kentucky 24. Auburn 25. Drake 800 48-2 1 745 42-7 3 741 45-3 2 712 50-6 4 666 48-8 5 610 41-10 6 584 47-4 8 558 41-12 10 506 40-15 7 496 40-15 9 483 39-13 11 444 39-11 13 408 39-16 14 401 37-14 12 339 37-12 17 311 44-7 18 292 36-16 15 227 42-9 19 220 38-17 20 218 36-16 16 201 37-11 22 135 45-8 24 122 32-21 21 55 35-18 23 42 40-14 RV Boise State (17), Colorado State (17), Wisconsin (16), Ohio State (12), Stanford (5), North Carolina (4), UNLV (4), Mississipp­i State (3), Tulsa (3), Missouri (2), USC Upstate (1). MIAMI — Announced men’s senior basketball C Nysier Brooks is transferri­ng from Cincinnati. Texas at Pittsburgh, late Arizona at Tampa Bay, late Washington at Milwaukee, late Philadelph­ia at St. Louis, late Miami at Chicago Cubs, late San Francisco at Colorado, late Cincinnati at Oakland, late Atlanta at L.A. Dodgers, late N.Y. Mets at San Diego, late American League Favorite Line Underdog Line Iguodala 3-9 0-2 7, Durant 12-22 8-10 34, D.Green 6-11 3-5 15, Curry 12-25 2-2 30, Thompson 5-15 0-0 11, McKinnie 1-2 0-0 2, Bell 0-0 0-0 0, Looney 2-2 3-4 7, Cook 0-0 0-0 0, Livingston 1-4 0-0 2. 42-90 16-23 108. CLEVELAND NEW YORK Boston Minnesota LA Angels HOUSTON -179 -138 -245 -117 -108 -231 Chicago Seattle BALTIMORE TORONTO DETROIT Kansas City +167 +128 +225 +107 -102 +211 Shots on Goal—San COLLEGE BASEBALL Totals Goalies—San A—18,098 USA TODAY/ABCA Division I Coaches Poll HOUSTON (112) Wednesday’s Games Gordon 6-17 6-6 20, Tucker 6-12 2-2 17, Capela 3-4 0-2 6, Paul 4-11 3-4 13, Harden 13-29 6-8 38, Nene 0-0 0-0 0, Rivers 4-10 0-0 10, G.Green 1-2 0-0 3, Shumpert 2-4 0-2 5. 39-89 17-24 112. Interleagu­e T—2:54. Texas (Miller 1-2) at Pittsburgh (Kingham 1-0), 12:35 p.m. Arizona (Ray 2-1) at Tampa Bay (Morton 3-0), 1:10 p.m. Washington (Hellickson 2-0) at Milwaukee (Woodruff 4-1), 1:10 p.m. Philadelph­ia (Eickhoff 1-1) at St. Louis (Flaherty 3-2), 1:15 p.m. N.Y. Mets (TBD) at San Diego (Strahm 1-2), 3:40 p.m. Miami (Urena 1-5) at Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 2-4), 8:05 p.m. San Francisco (Holland 1-4) at Colorado (Gray 3-3), 8:40 p.m. Cincinnati (Gray 0-4) at Oakland (Anderson 4-2), 10:07 p.m. Atlanta (Foltynewic­z 0-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 1-0), 10:10 p.m. Favorite Line Underdog Line School Pts W-L LW PITTSBURGH TAMPA BAY OAKLAND -138 -147 -121 Texas Arizona Cincinnati +128 +137 +111 1. UCLA (23) 2. Vanderbilt (7) 3. Stanford 4. Arkansas 5. Louisville (1) 6. Mississipp­i State 7. Georgia 8. Georgia Tech 9. East Carolina 10. Texas Tech 11. Oregon State 12. North Carolina 13. UC Santa Barbara 14. Ole Miss 15. Baylor 16. NC State 17. LSU 18. Texas A&M 19. Miami, Fla. 20. Arizona State 765 741 677 661 651 638 548 512 507 451 450 410 401 375 295 266 263 229 218 177 37-8 38-9 34-8 37-12 39-9 38-10 37-12 33-14 36-11 33-14 31-14-1 34-12 36-7 32-17 32-13 37-12 30-18 32-17-1 34-14 33-12 1 2 3 6 5 7 8 9 10 12 4 11 13 15 18 19 14 17 21 16 Totals Golden State Houston 28 25 26 36 30 32 24 19 — — 108 112 NBA Wednesday MLB 3-Point Goals—Golden State 8-33 (Curry 4-14, Durant 2-6, Iguodala 1-4, Thompson 1-6, D.Green 0-1, Livingston 0-1, McKinnie 0-1), Houston 17-50 (Harden 6-17, Tucker 3-6, Rivers 2-5, Paul 2-6, Gordon 2-12, G.Green 1-2, Shumpert 1-2). State 43 (D.Green 10), Houston 50 (Harden, Tucker 10). State 24 (Curry 8), Houston 18 (Paul 5). State 21, Houston 23. (18,500). Favorite Line O/U Underdog MILWAUKEE GOLDEN STATE 9 6 218 219 Boston Houston American League East Division National Hockey League Wednesday W L Pct GB Tampa Bay New York Boston Toronto Baltimore 22 20 17 15 13 12 14 19 20 22 .647 .588 .472 .429 .371 — 2 6 71⁄2 91 Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Golden Assists—Golden Total A—18,055 Favorite Line Underdog Line SAN JOSE -133 Colorado +123 Thursday ⁄2 Fouls—Golden Favorite Line Underdog Line Central Division BOSTON -150 Carolina +140 W L Pct GB Minnesota Cleveland Detroit Chicago Kansas City 21 18 15 15 12 12 15 16 18 24 .636 .545 .484 .455 .333 — 3 5 6 101⁄2 Receiving Votes: DEALS

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