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NFL playoffs

NFL Playoff Schedule

All Times EST

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 4

Indianapolis 45, Kansas City 44

New Orleans 26, Philadelphia 24

Sunday, Jan. 5

San Diego 27, Cincinnati 10

San Francisco 23, Green Bay 20

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 11

New Orleans at Seattle, 4:35 p.m. (FOX)

Indianpolis at New England, 8:15 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday, Jan. 12

San Francisco at Carolina, 1:05 p.m. (FOX)

San Diego at Denver, 4:40 p.m. (CBS)

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 16 16 .500 —

Brooklyn 13 21 .382 4

Boston 13 21 .382 4

Philadelphia 12 22 .353 5

New York 11 22 .333 5 1/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 26 8 .765 —

Atlanta 18 17 .514 8 1/2

Washington 14 17 .452 10 1/2

Charlotte 15 20 .429 11 1/2

Orlando 10 24 .294 16

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 27 6 .818 —

Chicago 14 18 .438 12 1/2

Detroit 14 20 .412 13 1/2

Cleveland 11 23 .324 16 1/2

Milwaukee 7 26 .212 20

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 26 8 .765 —

Houston 22 13 .629 4 1/2

Dallas 19 15 .559 7

New Orleans 15 17 .469 10

Memphis 15 18 .455 10 1/2

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 27 7 .794 —

Portland 26 8 .765 1

Minnesota 17 17 .500 10

Denver 16 17 .485 10 1/2

Utah 11 25 .306 17

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 24 13 .649 —

Golden State 23 13 .639 1/2

Phoenix 20 12 .625 1 1/2

L.A. Lakers 14 20 .412 8 1/2

Sacramento 10 22 .313 11 1/2

Monday’s Games

Minnesota 126, Philadelphia 95

Brooklyn 91, Atlanta 86

L.A. Clippers 101, Orlando 81

Tuesday’s Games

Toronto at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Washington at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

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

Detroit at New York, 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Golden State at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

San Antonio at Memphis, 8 p.m.

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

Boston at Denver, 9 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Utah, 9 p.m.

Portland at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Dallas at San Antonio, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Toronto, 7 p.m.

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

Indiana at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Houston, 8 p.m.

Washington at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Minnesota, 9:30 p.m.

Orlando at Portland, 10 p.m.

Boston at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 42 28 12 2 58 124 89

Montreal 44 25 14 5 55 114 103

Tampa Bay 42 25 13 4 54 119 100

Detroit 43 19 14 10 48 114 121

Toronto 43 21 17 5 47 119 127

Ottawa 44 19 18 7 45 126 141

Florida 43 16 21 6 38 102 136

Buffalo 42 12 26 4 28 74 118

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 44 31 12 1 63 142 103

Philadelphia 42 21 17 4 46 111 116

Washington 42 20 16 6 46 128 128

Carolina 43 18 16 9 45 105 124

N.Y. Rangers 44 21 20 3 45 108 119

New Jersey 43 17 18 8 42 101 110

Columbus 43 19 20 4 42 117 126

N.Y. Islanders 44 15 22 7 37 119 146

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 45 29 7 9 67 167 124

St. Louis 41 29 7 5 63 150 95

Colorado 41 26 11 4 56 120 104

Minnesota 44 22 17 5 49 106 113

Dallas 42 20 15 7 47 123 131

Winnipeg 45 19 21 5 43 123 135

Nashville 43 18 19 6 42 102 129

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 44 31 8 5 67 146 111

San Jose 43 27 10 6 60 142 111

Los Angeles 43 26 13 4 56 113 89

Vancouver 44 23 13 8 54 117 108

Phoenix 41 20 12 9 49 123 127

Calgary 41 14 21 6 34 96 128

Edmonton 45 14 26 5 33 117 156

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

Monday’s Games

Columbus 4, N.Y. Rangers 3, SO

N.Y. Islanders 7, Dallas 3

Montreal 2, Florida 1

Calgary 4, Colorado 3

Tuesday’s Games

Carolina at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

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

Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.

San Jose at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Calgary at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

St. Louis at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Boston at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Montreal at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Ottawa at Colorado, 9:30 p.m.

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Columbus 1 2 0 0 = 4

N.Y. Rangers 1 0 2 0 = 3

Columbus won shootout 2-0

First Period—1, Columbus, Dubinsky 8 (Horton, Wisniewski), 17:07. 2, N.Y. Rangers, Nash 8 (Del Zotto, Kreider), 19:07 (pp). Penalties—Comeau, Clm (slashing), 4:56; Kreider, NYR (hooking), 9:06; Letestu, Clm (tripping), 17:36.

Second Period—3, Columbus, Atkinson 11, 1:01. 4, Columbus, Wisniewski 3 (Dubinsky, Foligno), 16:47. Penalties—Dubinsky, Clm (roughing), :21; Kreider, NYR, served by Miller, major-game misconduct (boarding), :21; Tropp, Clm (roughing), 6:52; Foligno, Clm (high-sticking), 14:27.

Third Period—5, N.Y. Rangers, Boyle 3 (D.Moore, J.Moore), 4:53. 6, N.Y. Rangers, Nash 9 (Richards, Callahan), 6:55 (pp). Penalties—Savard, Clm (delay of game), 6:38; Tropp, Clm (tripping), 17:00.

Overtime—None. Penalties—Stepan, NYR (interference), 3:50.

Shootout—Columbus 2 (Letestu G, Johansen G), N.Y. Rangers 0 (Zuccarello NG, Nash NG).

Shots on Goal—Columbus 10-10-13-6—39. N.Y. Rangers 16-15-11-1—43.

Power-play opportunities—Columbus 0 of 3; N.Y. Rangers 2 of 6.

Goalies—Columbus, Bobrovsky 11-11-2 (43 shots-40 saves). N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist 12-16-3 (39-36).

A—18,006 (18,006). T—2:40.

Referees—Francis Charron, Dan O’Rourke. Linesmen—Michel Cormier, Mark Shewchyk.

 

 

Bowl schedule

College Football FBS Bowls

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

Clemson 40, Ohio State 35

Cotton Bowl

At Arlington, Texas

Missouri 41,. Oklahoma State 31

Saturday, Jan. 4

BBVA Compass Bowl

At Birmingham, Ala.

Vanderbilt 41, Houston 24

Sunday, Jan. 5

GoDaddy.com Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

Arkansas St. 23, Ball State 20

Monday, Jan. 6

BCS National Championship

At Pasadena, Calif.

Florida State 34, Auburn 31

Saturday, Jan. 18

East-West Shrine Classic

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

East vs. West, 4 p.m. (NFLN)

 

Boys’ H.S. poll

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:

DIVISION I

1, Lakewood St. Edward (5) 7-1 103

2, Trotwood-Madison (4) 8-0 96

3, Cle. St. Ignatius (2) 7-1 95

4, Cin. Moeller (2) 8-1 84

5, Zanesville (1) 8-0 74

6, Dublin Coffman 8-0 64

7, Uniontown Lake (1) 9-0 58

8, Berea-Midpark (3) 8-0 53

9, Tol. Cent. Cath. (1) 8-1 48

10, Perrysburg 9-0 44

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Cin. La Salle 42. 12, Massillon Jackson 30. 13, Shaker Hts. 29. 14, Cols. Northland 26. 15, Gahanna Lincoln 25. 16, Mentor 16. 17, Cin. Elder 15. 18, Tol. Bowsher 14. 18, W. Chester Lakota W. 14. 20, Beavercreek 13. 20, Garfield Hts. 13. 22, Pickerington Cent. 12.

DIVISION II

1, Cle. Cent. Cath. (5) 9-1 137

2, Cols. Watterson (9) 7-0 108

3, Day. Dunbar (1) 10-2 94

4, Defiance (1) 7-1 89

5, Day. Thurgood Marshall 7-2 82

6, Norwalk (1) 9-0 80

7, Granville 9-1 60

8, Akr. SVSM (1) 4-6 57

9, Millbury Lake (1) 9-0 47

10, Akr. Buchtel 4-1 46

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Circleville Logan Elm 37. 12, Franklin 35. 13, Mentor Lake Cath. 24. 14, Mansfield Ontario 21. 15, Cols. Brookhaven 20. 16, Chagrin Falls 16. 17, Alliance 14. 18, Middletown Fenwick 12.

DIVISION III

1, Cle. VASJ (8) 6-2 138

2, St. Bernard Roger Bacon (5) 8-1 124

3, Lima Cent. Cath. (2) 8-0 119

4, Versailles (1) 8-0 86

5, Marion Pleasant (1) 8-0 80

6, Centerburg (1) 7-1 72

7, Chillicothe Zane Trace (1) 9-1 68

8, Belmont Union Local 6-0 43

9, Beachwood 5-1 33

10, Cols. Hartley 6-1 29

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Cols. Ready 26. 12, Cin. Clark Montessori 25. 13, Warrensville Hts. 22. 14, Archbold 21. 14, Ottawa-Glandorf 21. 16, Defiance Tinora 20. 17, Creston Norwayne 15. 18, Gates Mills Gilmour 14. 18, Oak Hill 14.

DIVISION IV

1, Maria Stein Marion Local (11) 7-0 144

2, Convoy Crestview (3) 7-0 93

3, Tipp City Bethel 8-1 90

4, Sandusky St. Mary (2) 8-0 89

5, Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 11-1 75

6, New Madison Tri-Village 8-0 69

7, Pitsburg Franklin Monroe 10-0 66

8, Peebles 8-0 64

9, Troy Christian (1) 9-1 57

10, Berlin Hiland (2) 9-2 46

(tie)Tol. Ottawa Hills 6-1 46

(tie)New Washington Buckeye Cent. 9-1 46

Others receiving 12 or more points: 13, Fairfield Christian 29. 14, Newark Cath. 26. 15, Plymouth 24. 16, Bristol 21. 17, Haviland Wayne Trace 18.

 

Girls’ H.S. poll

The Top Ten teams in the first Associated Press Ohio high school basketball polls of the 2013-2014 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:

DIVISION I

1, Mason (5) 10-0 120

2, Wadsworth (5) 10-0 114

3, Kettering Fairmont (5) 11-1 110

4, Tol. Notre Dame (1) 7-0 101

5, N. Can. Hoover (1) 9-1 93

6, Reynoldsburg 11-1 77

7, Cin. Princeton (2) 7-1 69

8, Berea Midpark 10-0 54

9, Stow-Munroe Falls 7-2 38

10, Canton McKinley 9-2 30

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Perrysburg 27. 12, Centerville 24. 13, Cin. Winton Woods 21. 14, Lakewood 20. 15, N. Royalton 18. 16, Upper Arlington 15. 17, Solon 14. 18, W. Chester Lakota W. 13. 19, Eastlake N. 12.

DIVISION II

1, Clyde (8) 11-0 148

2, Millersburg W. Holmes (3) 10-0 124

3, Kettering Alter (2) 9-0 123

4, Akr. SVSM (2) 10-0 112

5, Clarksville Clinton-Massie 12-0 81

6, Tol. Rogers (1) 9-2 69

7, Steubenville (1) 11-0 67

8, Athens 13-0 63

9, Willard 9-1 32

10, Spring. Kenton Ridge 12-1 30

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Jackson 27. 11, Cortland Lakeview (1) 27. 13, Lima Bath 25. 14, Eaton 23. 15, Tipp City Tippecanoe 20. 16, Bellevue 16.

DIVISION III

1, Cols. Africentric (11) 9-0 148

2, Oak Hill (2) 9-0 134

3, Andover Pymatuning Valley (3) 10-0 114

4, Archbold (1) 11-1 90

5, Doylestown Chippewa 10-1 81

6, Casstown Miami E. 9-1 70

7, Versailles 9-2 46

8, Beverly Ft. Frye 7-1 43

9, Ottawa-Glandorf (1) 8-2 33

10, Coldwater 7-3 30

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Findlay Liberty-Benton 28. 12, Marion Pleasant 27. 12, Elyria Cath. (1) 27. 14, S. Point 19. 15, Proctorville Fairland 17. 16, Richwood N. Union 15. 17, Cin. Mariemont 13. 18, Cols. Ready 12.

DIVISION IV

1, Maria Stein Marion Local (7) 11-0 145

2, Newark Catholic 8-1 110

3, Ft. Loramie (3) 9-1 96

4, Berlin Hiland (2) 9-1 93

5, Fayetteville-Perry (2) 9-0 80

6, Bridgeport (2) 12-0 76

7, Reedsville Eastern (1) 8-0 73

8, Bowerston Conotton Valley 8-0 56

9, Arlington (1) 10-1 49

10, Peebles 8-0 48

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Holgate 38. 12, Zanesville Rosecrans 29. 13, Minster 27. 14, Convoy Crestview 18. 15, Ironton St. Joseph 17. 15, Worthington Christian 17. 17, Cle. Cuyahoga Hts. (1) 15.