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NFL playoffs

NFL Playoff Schedule

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 4

Kansas City at Indianapolis, 4:35 p.m. (NBC)

New Orleans at Philadelphia, 8:10 p.m. (NBC)

Sunday, Jan. 5

San Diego at Cincinnati, 1:05 p.m. (CBS)

San Francisco at Green Bay, 4:40 p.m. (FOX) Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 11

Green Bay, San Francisco or New Orleans at Seattle, 4:35 p.m. (FOX)

Cincinnati, Indianpolis or Kansas City at New England, 8:15 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday, Jan. 12

Philadelphia, Green Bay or San Francisco at Carolina, 1:05 p.m. (FOX)

Indianapolis, Kansas City or San Diego at Denver, 4:40 p.m.

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 19

AFC, 3 p.m. (CBS)

NFL, 6:30 p.m. (FOX) Pro Bowl

Sunday, Jan. 26

At Honolulu

TBD, 7:30 p.m. (NBC)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 2

At East Rutherford, N.J.

AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 15 15 .500 —

Boston 13 19 .406 3

Brooklyn 11 21 .344 5

Philadelphia 11 21 .344 5

New York 10 21 .323 5 1/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 24 8 .750 —

Atlanta 18 14 .563 6

Washington 14 15 .483 8 1/2

Charlotte 14 20 .412 11

Orlando 10 22 .313 14

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 25 6 .806 —

Detroit 14 19 .424 12

Chicago 13 18 .419 12

Cleveland 11 21 .344 14 1/2

Milwaukee 7 25 .219 18 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 25 8 .758 —

Houston 21 13 .618 4 1/2

Dallas 19 13 .594 5 1/2

New Orleans 14 16 .467 9 1/2

Memphis 14 17 .452 10

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Portland 26 7 .788 —

Oklahoma City 25 7 .781 1/2

Minnesota 16 16 .500 9 1/2

Denver 14 17 .452 11

Utah 11 24 .314 16

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 22 12 .647 —

Golden State 21 13 .618 1

Phoenix 19 12 .613 1 1/2

L.A. Lakers 13 19 .406 8

Sacramento 10 21 .323 10 1/2

Thursday’s Games

Cleveland 87, Orlando 81, OT

Golden State 123, Miami 114

Chicago 94, Boston 82

Brooklyn 95, Oklahoma City 93

New York 105, San Antonio 101

Memphis 99, Phoenix 91

Utah 96, Milwaukee 87

Portland 134, Charlotte 104

Philadelphia 113, Sacramento 104

Friday’s Games

Toronto at Washington, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Golden State at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

New York at Houston, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Memphis at Denver, 9 p.m.

Utah at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Miami at Orlando, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Cleveland at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Philadelphia at Portland, 10 p.m.

Charlotte at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

 

Cavaliers’ box

ORLANDO (81)

Harris 5-11 0-0 10, Davis 6-19 4-8 16, Maxiell 1-6 4-6 6, Nelson 5-9 0-0 14, Afflalo 5-15 0-0 12, Nicholson 5-11 2-2 12, Moore 1-2 0-2 3, Oladipo 3-9 0-0 6, Harkless 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 32-84 10-18 81.

CLEVELAND (87)

Clark 2-10 0-0 4, Thompson 6-13 4-8 16, Varejao 8-17 2-4 18, Jack 5-16 3-3 14, Miles 4-8 3-3 14, Waiters 6-20 5-6 17, Zeller 0-0 0-0 0, Dellavedova 1-5 0-0 2, Bennett 0-4 0-0 0, Gee 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 33-96 17-24 87.

Orlando 23 16 23 17 2 — 81

Cleveland 19 22 16 22 8 — 87

3-Point Goals—Orlando 7-25 (Nelson 4-8, Afflalo 2-5, Moore 1-2, Nicholson 0-3, Harris 0-3, Oladipo 0-4), Cleveland 4-19 (Miles 3-5, Jack 1-2, Bennett 0-1, Dellavedova 0-3, Waiters 0-3, Clark 0-5). Fouled Out—Davis. Rebounds—Orlando 61 (Davis 13), Cleveland 69 (Varejao 25). Assists—Orlando 21 (Nelson 9), Cleveland 22 (Jack 7). Total Fouls—Orlando 20, Cleveland 21. A—14,248 (20,562).

 

Marshall box

AKRON 59, MARSHALL 58

MARSHALL (5-9)

Canty 4-14 1-1 10, Thomas 3-8 3-6 10, Boykins 0-2 0-2 0, Goard 5-6 0-0 10, Taylor 6-11 4-6 16, Smith 3-4 1-2 8, Sane 0-1 1-2 1, Mbao 0-0 0-1 0, Loop 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 22-48 10-20 58.

AKRON (8-5)

Treadwell 2-8 0-2 4, Evans 0-4 0-0 0, Ibitayo 0-1 4-6 4, McAdams 2-4 0-0 5, Forsythe 3-7 3-3 9, Cheatham, Jr. 0-1 0-0 0, Harney 3-9 2-4 8, Betancourt 1-2 2-2 5, Diggs 3-9 0-3 7, Kretzer 1-4 3-5 5, Johnson 6-10 0-1 12. Totals 21-59 14-26 59.

Halftime—Akron 31-25. 3-Point Goals—Marshall 4-13 (Smith 1-2, Thomas 1-2, Loop 1-2, Canty 1-5, Boykins 0-1, Taylor 0-1), Akron 3-13 (Betancourt 1-1, Diggs 1-3, McAdams 1-3, Cheatham, Jr. 0-1, Kretzer 0-2, Evans 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Marshall 29 (Sane, Taylor 5), Akron 42 (Johnson 7). Assists—Marshall 7 (Canty 5), Akron 9 (Betancourt, Diggs, Evans 2). Total Fouls—Marshall 22, Akron 14. A—3,784.

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 41 27 12 2 56 120 88

Tampa Bay 40 24 12 4 52 114 95

Montreal 42 24 14 4 52 109 98

Toronto 42 21 16 5 47 118 120

Detroit 42 18 14 10 46 109 120

Ottawa 43 18 18 7 43 122 138

Florida 41 15 20 6 36 96 130

Buffalo 41 11 26 4 26 72 117

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 42 29 12 1 59 131 96

Washington 41 20 15 6 46 125 123

Philadelphia 41 20 17 4 44 106 113

New Jersey 41 17 16 8 42 97 103

N.Y. Rangers 41 20 19 2 42 96 109

Carolina 41 16 16 9 41 100 121

Columbus 41 18 19 4 40 111 117

N.Y. Islanders 42 14 21 7 35 110 140

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 43 28 7 8 64 160 118

St. Louis 40 28 7 5 61 144 93

Colorado 40 25 11 4 54 116 101

Dallas 40 20 13 7 47 119 119

Minnesota 43 21 17 5 47 101 110

Winnipeg 43 19 19 5 43 117 125

Nashville 41 18 18 5 41 97 122

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 42 29 8 5 63 137 106

San Jose 41 26 9 6 58 136 105

Los Angeles 42 25 13 4 54 110 88

Vancouver 42 23 12 7 53 113 101

Phoenix 40 20 11 9 49 120 122

Calgary 40 14 20 6 34 96 126

Edmonton 43 13 25 5 31 110 148

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

Thursday’s Games

Boston 3, Nashville 2, OT

N.Y. Islanders 3, Chicago 2, OT

Carolina 4, Washington 3, OT

Ottawa 4, Winnipeg 3

St. Louis 5, Los Angeles 0

Minnesota 4, Buffalo 1

Montreal 6, Dallas 4

Colorado 2, Philadelphia 1

Columbus 2, Phoenix 0

San Jose 5, Edmonton 1

Friday’s Games

Chicago at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Edmonton at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Winnipeg at Boston, 1 p.m.

San Jose at Colorado, 3 p.m.

New Jersey at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Nashville at Florida, 7 p.m.

Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Columbus at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Washington at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Philadelphia at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

Vancouver at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Columbus 0 1 1 — 2

Phoenix 0 0 0 — 0

First Period—None. Penalties—Tropp, Clm (tripping), 7:58; MacKenzie, Clm, major (fighting), 8:52; Yandle, Pho, major (fighting), 8:52; Phoenix bench, served by Kennedy (too many men), 14:05; Morris, Pho (cross-checking), 18:04; Murray, Clm (hooking), 18:40.

Second Period—1, Columbus, Horton 1 (Wisniewski, Murray), 15:51 (pp). Penalties—Johansen, Clm (high-sticking), 5:08; M.Smith, Pho, served by Klinkhammer (delay of game), 14:55; Umberger, Clm (tripping), 17:18.

Third Period—2, Columbus, Umberger 11 (Tyutin, Foligno), 10:03 (pp). Penalties—Rundblad, Pho (delay of game), 8:40; Tyutin, Clm (hooking), 19:21.

Shots on Goal—Columbus 6-15-10—31. Phoenix 6-7-21—34.

Power-play opportunities—Columbus 2 of 4; Phoenix 0 of 5.

Goalies—Columbus, McElhinney 7-7-1 (34 shots-34 saves). Phoenix, M.Smith 15-9-8 (31-29).

A—10,539 (17,125). T—2:22.

Referees—Ghislain Hebert, Kelly Sutherland. Linesmen—Greg Devorski, Mike Cvik.

Bowl schedule

College Football FBS Bowls

Saturday, Dec. 21

New Mexico Bowl

At Albuquerque

Colorado State 48, Washington State 45

Las Vegas Bowl

Southern Cal 45, Fresno State 20

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

At Boise, Idaho

San Diego State 49, Buffalo 24(ESPN)

New Orleans Bowl

Louisiana-Lafayette 24, Tulane 21

Monday, Dec. 23

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

East Carolina 37, Ohio 20

Tuesday, Dec. 24

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

Oregon State 38, Boise State 23

Thursday, Dec. 26

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

At Detroit

Pittsburgh 30, Bowling Green 27

Poinsettia Bowl

At San Diego

Utah State 21, Northern Illinois 14

Friday, Dec. 27

Military Bowl

At Annapolis, Md.

Marshall 31, Maryland 20

Texas Bowl

At Houston

Syracuse 21, Minnesota 17

Fight Hunger Bowl

At San Francisco

Washington 31, BYU 16

Saturday, Dec. 28

Pinstripe Bowl

At New York

Notre Dame 29,. Rutgers 16

Belk Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

North Carolina 39, Cincinnati 17

Russell Athletic Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Louisville 36, Miami 9

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

Kansas State 31, Michigan 14

Monday, Dec. 30

Armed Forces Bowl

At Fort Worth, Texas

Navy 24, Middle Tennessee 6

Music City Bowl

At Nashville, Tenn.

Mississippi 25, Georgia Tech 17

Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

Oregon 30, Texas 7

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Texas Tech 37, Arizona State 23

Tuesday, Dec. 31

AdvoCare V100 Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

Arizona 42, Boston College 19 Sun Bowl

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

UCLA 42, Virginia Tech 12

Liberty Bowl

At Memphis, Tenn.

Mississippi State 44, Rice 7

Chick-fil-A Bowl

At Atlanta

Texas A&M 52, Duke 48

Wednesday, Jan. 1

Heart of Dallas Bowl

At Dallas

North Texas 36, UNLV 14

Gator Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Nebraska 24, Georgia 19

Capital One Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

South Carolina 34, Wisconsin 24

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

LSU 21, Iowa 14

Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

Michigan State 24, Stanford 20

Fiesta Bowl

At Glendale, Ariz.

Central Florida 52, Baylor 42

Thursday, Jan. 2

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

Oklahoma 45, Alabama 31

Friday, Jan. 3

Orange Bowl

At Miami

Ohio State (12-1) vs. Clemson (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Cotton Bowl

At Arlington, Texas

Missouri (11-2) vs. Oklahoma State (10-2), 7:30 p.m. (FOX)

Saturday, Jan. 4

BBVA Compass Bowl

At Birmingham, Ala.

Vanderbilt (8-4) vs. Houston (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Sunday, Jan. 5

GoDaddy.com Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

Arkansas State (7-5) vs. Ball State (10-2), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 6

BCS National Championship

At Pasadena, Calif.

Florida State (13-0) vs. Auburn (12-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)