Seattle at Twins, 12:10 p.m. (FSN/KDAL-AM 610, WMOZ-FM 106.9, KOZY-AM 1320)
Wild at St. Louis, 7 p.m. (KQDS-AM 1490)
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton at Duluth Marshall, 4:30 p.m.
Duluth East at Duluth Denfeld, at PSS, 6 p.m.
Hermantown at Superior, 5 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
Duluth East at Duluth Denfeld, at PSS, 8 p.m.
Duluth Marshall at Esko-Carlton, 4:30 p.m.
Proctor at Cloquet, 4:30 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton at Proctor-Hermantown, at Proctor, 5 p.m.
Duluth Denfeld at Superior, 5 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton at Ashland, 4:15 p.m.
Duluth Marshall at Hermantown, 4 p.m.
Superior at Duluth East, at Longview, 4 p.m.
At 7 p.m.
Barron at Northwestern
Cloquet at Duluth Marshall
Cook County at Carlton
Cromwell at Barnum
Floodwood at Esko
Hermantown at Duluth Denfeld
Moose Lake-Willow River at Two Harbors
Poplar Home School at Lakeview Christian Academy, at Woodland Hills
Proctor at Ashland
Virginia at Duluth East
Wrenshall at McGregor
NASCAR Sprint Cup
1. Kevin Harvick2,054
2. Tony Stewart2,047
3. Carl Edwards2,044
4. Kurt Busch2,043
5. Dale Earnhardt Jr.2,041
6. Brad Keselowski2,040
(tie) Ryan Newman2,040
8. Jimmie Johnson2,038
9 Kyle Busch2,035
10. Matt Kenseth2,030
11. Jeff Gordon2,029
12. Denny Hamlin2,013
Eastern Conference semifinals
Indiana defeats New York 2-1
Atlanta defeats Connecticut 2-0
Western Conference semifinals
Phoenix defeats Seattle 2-1
Minnesota 85, San Antonio 67 (Minnesota wins series 2-1)
Indiana vs. Atlanta
at Indiana, 6 p.m.
at Atlanta, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 27
at Indiana, TBD
Minnesota vs. Phoenix
at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
at Phoenix, 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 27
at Minnesota, TBD
Houston at New Orleans, Noon
Denver at Tennessee, Noon
Detroit at Vikings, Noon
San Francisco at Cincinnati, Noon
New England at Buffalo, Noon
N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, Noon
Miami at Cleveland, Noon
Jacksonville at Carolina, Noon
Kansas City at San Diego, 3:05 p.m.
N.Y. Jets at Oakland, 3:05 p.m.
Baltimore at St. Louis, 3:05 p.m.
Arizona at Seattle, 3:15 p.m.
Packers at Chicago, 3:15 p.m.
Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 3:15 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Indianapolis, 7:20 p.m.
Washington at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 2
Detroit at Dallas, Noon
Washington at St. Louis, Noon
Vikings at Kansas City, Noon
Carolina at Chicago, Noon
Pittsburgh at Houston, Noon
New Orleans at Jacksonville, Noon
San Francisco at Philadelphia, Noon
Tennessee at Cleveland, Noon
Buffalo at Cincinnati, Noon
N.Y. Giants at Arizona, 3:05 p.m.
Atlanta at Seattle, 3:05 p.m.
Miami at San Diego, 3:15 p.m.
New England at Oakland, 3:15 p.m.
Denver at Packers, 3:15 p.m.
N.Y. Jets at Baltimore, 7:20 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 3
Indianapolis at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
NFL Injury Report
(OUT - Definitely will not play; DNP - Did not practice; LIMITED - Limited participation in practice; FULL - Full participation in practice)
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS at CINCINNATI BENGALS -- 49ERS: Practice not complete. BENGALS: DNP: DE Robert Geathers (shoulder), LB Dontay Moch (foot). LIMITED: G Otis Hudson (knee). FULL: S Taylor Mays (knee).
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS at BUFFALO BILLS -- PATRIOTS: DNP: CB Kyle Arrington (concussion), S Patrick Chung (hand), TE Aaron Hernandez (knee), T Sebastian Vollmer (back), DE Mike Wright (concussion). LIMITED: CB Ras-I Dowling (hip), TE Dan Gronkowski (hamstring), LB Gary Guyton (hamstring), LB Jerod Mayo (thigh), P Zoltan Mesko (left knee), WR Taylor Price (hamstring), C Ryan Wendell (calf). FULL: S Josh Barrett (thumb), CB Leigh Bodden (hand), LB Dane Fletcher (thumb). BILLS: DNP: DE Spencer Johnson (hip), WR Stevie Johnson (groin), CB Terrence McGee (hamstring), LB Kirk Morrison (hamstring), G Kraig Urbik (knee). FULL: NT Torell Troup (back).
HOUSTON TEXANS at NEW ORLEANS SAINTS -- TEXANS: DNP: RB Arian Foster (hamstring), WR Jacoby Jones (knee), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), RB Derrick Ward (shoulder, ankle). LIMITED: T Rashad Butler (elbow), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, Achilles), WR Kevin Walter (shoulder, thigh). FULL: G Thomas Austin (knee), G Mike Brisiel (hip), QB Matt Schaub (foot), RB Ben Tate (back), LB Mario Williams (thumb). SAINTS: DNP: LB Jonathan Casillas (foot, knee), WR Marques Colston (shoulder), S Roman Harper (ankle), K Garrett Hartley (right hip), CB Tracy Porter (calf), LB Jonathan Vilma (knee). LIMITED: DT Tom Johnson (calf). FULL: WR Adrian Arrington (knee), DE Junior Galette (shoulder), WR Lance Moore (groin).
NEW YORK GIANTS at PHILADELPHIA EAGLES -- GIANTS: Practice not complete. EAGLES: DNP: DE Juqua Parker (ankle), DE Darryl Tapp (pectoral), QB Michael Vick (concussion). FULL: S Nate Allen (knee), TE Brent Celek (hip), DE Trent Cole (hand), WR Riley Cooper (hamstring), TE Clay Harbor (ankle), LB Akeem Jordan (shoulder), T Winston Justice (knee), LB Brian Rolle (quadricep), CB Asante Samuel (finger), WR Steve Smith (knee), QB Vince Young (hamstring).
MIAMI DOLPHINS at CLEVELAND BROWNS -- DOLPHINS: DNP: CB Vontae Davis (hamstring), DT Tony McDaniel (hand). LIMITED: S Chris Clemons (hamstring), LB Karlos Dansby (groin), WR Roberto Wallace (quadriceps). FULL: RB Reggie Bush (groin), WR Brandon Marshall (groin). BROWNS: DNP: LB Titus Brown (ankle), S Eric Hagg (knee). LIMITED: WR Mohamed Massaquoi (ankle), T Tony Pashos (ankle). FULL: WR Carlton Mitchell (finger), DT Scott Paxson (shoulder).
DENVER BRONCOS at TENNESSEE TITANS -- BRONCOS: DNP: CB Champ Bailey (hamstring), WR Eddie Royal (groin), WR Demaryius Thomas (finger), TE Julius Thomas (ankle), DT Marcus Thomas (groin). LIMITED: DE Elvis Dumervil (shoulder), WR Brandon Lloyd (groin), RB Knowshon Moreno (hamstring), LB D.J. Williams (elbow). TITANS: DNP: RB Chris Johnson (ribs). LIMITED: WR Kenny Britt (thigh), S Chris Hope (shoulder), WR Damian Williams (hamstring).
DETROIT LIONS at MINNESOTA VIKINGS -- LIONS: DNP: DE Cliff Avril (ankle), WR Rashied Davis (hamstring), S Louis Delmas (hip), DT Nick Fairley (foot), T Jason Fox (foot), WR Calvin Johnson (ankle), LB DeAndre Levy (knee), TE Brandon Pettigrew (shoulder), DE Kyle Vanden Bosch (not injury related). LIMITED: WR Maurice Stovall (hand). VIKINGS: LIMITED: DE Jared Allen (shoulder), CB Chris Cook (groin), LB E.J. Henderson (knee), CB Marcus Sherels (chest). FULL: CB Asher Allen (toe), WR Michael Jenkins (groin), DT Kevin Williams (foot).
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS at CAROLINA PANTHERS -- JAGUARS: DNP: DE Aaron Kampman (knee), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring). LIMITED: DT Tyson Alualu (knee), WR Jason Hill (hip), TE Marcedes Lewis (calf). FULL: CB Derek Cox (chest). PANTHERS: DNP: S Charles Godfrey (head). FULL: QB Cam Newton (ankle).
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS at SAN DIEGO CHARGERS -- CHIEFS: LIMITED: WR Jonathan Baldwin (thumb), DE Wallace Gilberry (neck). FULL: LB Tamba Hali (ankle). CHARGERS: DNP: DE Luis Castillo (tibia), WR Malcom Floyd (groin), TE Antonio Gates (foot), DE Corey Liuget (ankle), LB Jonas Mouton (shoulder), S Bob Sanders (knee), RB Mike Tolbert (calf).
NEW YORK JETS at OAKLAND RAIDERS -- JETS: OUT: WR Logan Payne (wrist), T Robert Turner (ankle). DNP: C Nick Mangold (ankle). LIMITED: DE Mike DeVito (shoulder), LB David Harris (toe), WR Santonio Holmes (quadriceps), S Jim Leonhard (hamstring), S Eric Smith (ankle), DE Muhammad Wilkerson (shoulder). FULL: DT Marcus Dixon (knee), WR Derrick Mason (knee), QB Mark Sanchez (elbow). RAIDERS: DNP: WR Jacoby Ford (hamstring), CB Chris Johnson (groin), S Mike Mitchell (knee), WR Louis Murphy (groin), CB DeMarcus Van Dyke (knee). LIMITED: S Jerome Boyd (knee), QB Jason Campbell (foot), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (knee), K Sebastian Janikowski (left foot), RB Darren McFadden (shoulder). FULL: TE Kevin Boss (knee).
BALTIMORE RAVENS at ST. LOUIS RAMS -- RAVENS: DNP: C Matt Birk (knee), NT Terrence Cody (head), WR Lee Evans (ankle), G Ben Grubbs (toe), DE Cory Redding (toe), WR David Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (ankle). LIMITED: CB Chris Carr (thigh). RAMS: Practice not complete.
ATLANTA FALCONS at TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS -- FALCONS: DNP: DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee), CB Kelvin Hayden (hamstring). LIMITED: DE Ray Edwards (foot), C Todd McClure (knee), QB Matt Ryan (knee), WR Roddy White (knee). FULL: DT Corey Peters (back), S Shann Schillinger (neck). BUCCANEERS: DNP: LB Quincy Black (ankle), T James Lee (knee), WR Sammie Stroughter (foot), TE Kellen Winslow (not injury related).
ARIZONA CARDINALS at SEATTLE SEAHAWKS -- CARDINALS: DNP: LB Daryl Washington (calf). LIMITED: TE Jim Dray (pectoral), WR DeMarco Sampson (hamstring), RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hand), WR Chansi Stuckey (hamstring). FULL: LB Paris Lenon (groin). SEAHAWKS: Practice not complete.
GREEN BAY PACKERS at CHICAGO BEARS -- PACKERS: OUT: LB Frank Zombo (shoulder). DNP: LB Clay Matthews (quadricep), CB Charles Woodson (foot). LIMITED: T Chad Clifton (knee), CB Davon House (ankle), DE Ryan Pickett (foot), LB Vic So'oto (back), CB Tramon Williams (shoulder). FULL: TE Jermichael Finley (ankle), RB Alex Green (Achilles). BEARS: DNP: WR Earl Bennett (chest), T Gabe Carimi (knee), S Major Wright (head, neck). LIMITED: RB Marion Barber (calf), S Chris Harris (hamstring), G Lance Louis (ankle), WR Roy Williams (groin).
PITTSBURGH STEELERS at INDIANAPOLIS COLTS -- STEELERS: DNP: LB James Farrior (not injury related), DE Brett Keisel (knee), DE Aaron Smith (not injury related), WR Hines Ward (not injury related). LIMITED: RB Jonathan Dwyer (shoulder), C Maurkice Pouncey (hamstring). COLTS: OUT: QB Peyton Manning (neck), LB Ernie Sims (knee). DNP: LB Gary Brackett (shoulder), S Melvin Bullitt (shoulder), TE Dallas Clark (foot), G Ryan Diem (ankle), DT Eric Foster (hamstring), DE Dwight Freeney (abdomen), DE Robert Mathis (chest), DT Fili Moala (ankle), TE Jacob Tamme (concussion). LIMITED: QB Kerry Collins (right shoulder). FULL: TE Brody Eldridge (knee), WR Blair White (back).
Top 25 Schedule
No. 1 Oklahoma vs. Missouri, 7 p.m.
No. 2 LSU at No. 16 West Virginia, 7 p.m.
No. 3 Alabama vs. No. 14 Arkansas, 2:30 p.m.
No. 4 Boise State vs. Tulsa, 7 p.m.
No. 6 Wisconsin vs. South Dakota, 2:30 p.m.
No. 7 Oklahoma State at No. 8 Texas A&M, 2:30 p.m.
No. 9 Nebraska at Wyoming, 6:30 p.m.
No. 10 Oregon at Arizona, 9:15 p.m.
No. 11 Florida State at No. 21 Clemson, 2:30 p.m.
No. 12 South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt, 6 p.m.
No. 13 Virginia Tech at Marshall, 2:30 p.m.
No. 15 Florida at Kentucky, 6 p.m.
No. 17 Baylor vs. Rice, 6 p.m.
No. 18 South Florida vs. UTEP, 6 p.m.
No. 20 TCU vs. Portland State, 1 p.m.
No. 22 Michigan vs. San Diego State, Noon
No. 23 Southern Cal at Arizona State, 9:15 p.m.
No. 24 Illinois vs. Western Michigan, 2:30 p.m.
No. 25 Georgia Tech vs. North Carolina, Noon
Michigan State (2-1)0-0
Ohio St. (2-1)0-0
Penn St. (2-1)0-0
North Dakota State at Minnesota, 6 p.m. (Big Ten Network/WGEE-AM 970)
South Dakota at Wisconsin, 2:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network/WDSM-AM 710)
Central Michigan at Michigan State, 11 a.m. (ESPNU)
Eastern Michigan at Penn State, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
Louisiana-Monroe at Iowa, 11 a.m. (Big Ten Network)
San Diego State at Michigan, 11 a.m. (Big Ten Network)
Colorado at Ohio State, 2:30 p.m. (WDIO Chs. 10&13)
Western Michigan at Illinois, 2:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)
Indiana at North Texas, 6 p.m.
Nebraska at Wyoming, 6:30 p.m. (Versus)
Bemidji St. (3-0)2-0
Wayne St. (2-1)2-0
Winona St. (2-1)2-0
Concordia-St. Paul (2-1)1-1
Minn. Duluth (2-1)1-1
St. Cloud St. (2-1)1-1
SW Minn. St. (1-2)1-1
Upper Iowa (2-1)1-1
Northern St. (1-2)0-2
Minnesota Duluth at Bemidji State, 6 p.m. (KQDS-AM 1490)
Minnesota State-Mankato at Concordia-St. Paul, noon
Minnesota-Crookston at Minnesota State-Moorhead, 1 p.m.
Wayne State at Northern State, 1 p.m.
St. Cloud State at Mary, 2:30 p.m.
Upper Iowa at Winona State, 4:30 p.m.
Augustana at Southwest Minnesota State, 6 p.m.
St. Scholastica (2-0)1-0
Martin Luther (0-3)0-2
Minnesota-Morris at St. Scholastica, 4 p.m.
Westminster at Greenville, 1 p.m.
Martin Luther at Crown, 1 p.m.
Northwestern at MacMurray, 1 p.m.
Eureka at Presentation, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia 4, Toronto 0
Columbus (ss) 5, Winnipeg (ss) 1
Nashville 2, Washington 0
Dallas 6, Montreal 3
St. Louis 3, Tampa Bay 1
Winnipeg (ss) 6, Columbus (ss) 1
Edmonton (ss) 4, Chicago 2
Calgary (ss) 5, Vancouver (ss) 1
Minnesota 4, Edmonton (ss) 3
Phoenix 7, Anaheim 4
Vancouver (ss) 4, Calgary (ss) 3
Toronto 4, Philadelphia 2
Columbus 4, Washington 3, OT
Pittsburgh 3, Detroit 2
St. Louis 4, Tampa Bay 3
New Jersey 2, N.Y. Rangers 1, OT
Buffalo 3, Montreal 1
Boston at Ottawa, night
San Jose at Anaheim, night
Los Angeles (ss) at Phoenix (ss), night
Phoenix (ss) at Los Angeles (ss), night
Chicago at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
Detroit vs. Philadelphia at London, Ontario, 6 p.m.
Minnesota at St. Louis, 7 p.m.
Colorado at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Vancouver at Edmonton, 8 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Boston, 6 p.m.
Buffalo at Toronto, 6 p.m.
Nashville at Carolina, 6 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 6 p.m.
Philadelphia at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.
Florida at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m.
Montreal at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.
Washington at Chicago, 7 p.m.
Columbus at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
St. Louis at Colorado, 8 p.m.
Anaheim at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.
Thunder Bay Queens at Bemidji State, 7:07 p.m., exhibition
Manitoba at North Dakota, 7:07 p.m., exhibition
Wilfrid Laurier at Ohio State, 6:07 p.m., exhibition
Lindenwood (Mo.) University at Wisconsin, 7:37 p.m.
Manitoba at North Dakota, 2:07 p.m., exhibition
Lindenwood (Mo.) University at Wisconsin, 2:07 p.m.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS--Agreed to terms with manager Bob Melvin on a three-year contract.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS--Fired minor league field coordinator Chad Kreuter. Named Jeff Pico minor league field coordinator and Mel Stottlemyre minor league pitching coordinator.
National Football League
GREEN BAY PACKERS--Signed DL Johnny Jones to the practice squad.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS--Placed RB Jamaal Charles on season-ending injured reserve. Signed WR Jeremy Horne from the practice squad. Signed OL Lucas Patterson to the practice squad.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS--Placed C Dan Koppen and DL Myron Pryor on injured reserve. Re-signed DL Landon Cohen and DB Phillip Adams.
NEW YORK JETS--Signed LB Matthias Berning and WR Scotty McKnight to the practice squad.
National Hockey League
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS--Assigned F Phillip Danault and F Mark McNeill to their junior clubs.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS--Signed F R.J. Umberger to a five-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season. Released F Wade MacLeod and F Mike Thomas. Assigned F Michael Chaput to Shawinigan (QMJHL), F Boone Jenner to Oshawa (OHL), F Dalton Smith to Ottawa (OHL), F Lukas Sedlak to Chicoutimi (QMJHL), D Brandon Archibald to Saginaw (OHL), D Austin Madaisky to Kamloops (WHL) and G Mathieu Corbeil to Saint John (QMJHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS--C Mike Modano announced his retirement.
GEORGETOWN--Named Zach Samol men's associate head soccer coach.
JOHN JAY--Named Chris Weeks women's tennis coach.
RUTGERS--Named Keith Cromwell men's assistant lacrosse coach.
VIRGINIA--Named Eric Baumgartner associate athletics director for compliance.
Itasca def. Fond du Lac Tribal 21-25, 15-25, 8-25 (Fond du Lac: Holly Nelson 7K, 7B; Rita Aspinwall 15SA, 11D; Rachel Sanda 15D; Amber Gregg 6K, 10D).
Favorite Points (O/U) Underdog
Sunday, Sept 25 Week 3
CINCINNATI2 1/2 (41)San Francisco
New England8 (53)BUFFALO
NEW ORLEANS4 (53)Houston
PHILADELPHIA8 (49)NY Giants
CLEVELAND2 1/2 (41)Miami
TENNESSEE6 1/2 (42)Denver
Detroit3 1/2 (45)MINNESOTA
CAROLINA3 1/2 (43)Jacksonville
SAN DIEGO14 1/2 (45)Kansas City
NY Jets3 1/2 (41)OAKLAND
Baltimore4 (42)ST. LOUIS
TAMPA BAY 1 1/2 (45) Atlanta
Arizona3 1/2 (43)SEATTLE
Green Bay3 1/2 (46)CHICAGO
Pittsburgh10 1/2 (39)INDIANAPOLIS
Monday, Sept 26th.
DALLAS6 1/2 (42)Washington
Home Team in CAPS