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NFL playoffs

NFL Playoff Schedule

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 17 .485 —

Brooklyn 13 21 .382 3 1/2

Boston 13 22 .371 4

New York 12 22 .353 4 1/2

Philadelphia 12 23 .343 5

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 27 8 .771 —

Atlanta 18 17 .514 9

Washington 15 17 .469 10 1/2

Charlotte 15 21 .417 12 1/2

Orlando 10 24 .294 16 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 28 6 .824 —

Chicago 15 18 .455 12 1/2

Detroit 14 21 .400 14 1/2

Cleveland 12 23 .343 16 1/2

Milwaukee 7 27 .206 21

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 27 8 .771 —

Houston 22 13 .629 5

Dallas 20 15 .571 7

New Orleans 15 18 .455 11

Memphis 15 19 .441 11 1/2\

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 27 8 .771 —

Portland 26 9 .743 1

Denver 17 17 .500 9 1/2

Minnesota 17 17 .500 9 1/2

Utah 12 25 .324 16

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 24 13 .649 —

L.A. Clippers 24 13 .649 —

Phoenix 20 13 .606 2

L.A. Lakers 14 21 .400 9

Sacramento 11 22 .333 11

Tuesday’s Games

Indiana 86, Toronto 79

Cleveland 111, Philadelphia 93

Washington 97, Charlotte 83

Miami 107, New Orleans 88

New York 89, Detroit 85

Chicago 92, Phoenix 87

Golden State 101, Milwaukee 80

San Antonio 110, Memphis 108, OT

Dallas 110, L.A. Lakers 97

Denver 129, Boston 98

Utah 112, Oklahoma City 101

Sacramento 123, Portland 119

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.

Thursday’s Games

Miami at New York, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Denver, 10:30 p.m.

 

Cavaliers’ box

PHILADELPHIA (93)

Young 0-7 0-0 0, Turner 2-13 0-0 4, Hawes 3-5 2-2 9, Carter-Williams 13-25 5-7 33, H.Thompson 1-4 2-2 4, Anderson 6-15 3-3 15, Allen 1-2 0-0 2, Davies 3-4 5-7 11, Williams 4-8 3-4 12, Brown 1-3 1-2 3. Totals 34-86 21-27 93.

CLEVELAND (111)

Clark 1-6 0-0 2, T.Thompson 5-11 2-4 12, Varejao 8-10 2-5 18, Irving 6-9 2-2 16, Miles 11-18 2-3 34, Waiters 5-14 1-3 12, Zeller 4-5 1-1 9, Dellavedova 1-5 0-0 2, Bennett 1-6 0-0 2, Gee 0-0 0-0 0, Karasev 0-2 0-0 0, Sims 1-2 0-0 2, Felix 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 44-89 10-18 111.

Philadelphia 20 21 25 27 = 93

Cleveland 36 28 27 20 = 111

3-Point Goals—Philadelphia 4-19 (Carter-Williams 2-7, Hawes 1-2, Williams 1-3, Young 0-1, Turner 0-1, Brown 0-1, Anderson 0-4), Cleveland 13-28 (Miles 10-14, Irving 2-4, Waiters 1-4, Karasev 0-1, Clark 0-2, Dellavedova 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Philadelphia 45 (Carter-Williams 6), Cleveland 66 (Varejao 14). Assists—Philadelphia 21 (Carter-Williams 5), Cleveland 29 (Waiters, Irving 8). Total Fouls—Philadelphia 18, Cleveland 27. A—13,344 (20,562).

 

Ohio State box

No. 5 MICHIGAN ST. 72, No. 3 OHIO ST. 68, OT

OHIO ST. (15-1)

Ross 1-7 2-3 5, A. Williams 3-3 2-4 8, Scott 4-8 0-0 9, Craft 3-8 3-3 9, Smith Jr. 3-11 1-1 7, Loving 2-8 5-6 10, Thompson 7-10 3-5 18, Della Valle 0-1 0-0 0, McDonald 1-2 0-2 2. Totals 24-58 16-24 68.

MICHIGAN ST. (14-1)

Costello 0-1 0-0 0, Dawson 2-4 0-0 4, Appling 6-11 6-8 20, Harris 5-10 1-2 13, Valentine 2-9 0-0 6, Gauna 0-0 0-0 0, Ellis III 1-3 0-0 2, Payne 7-14 2-4 18, Kaminski 3-4 0-0 9, Schilling 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-57 9-14 72.

Halftime—Michigan St. 28-21. End Of Regulation—Tied 58. 3-Point Goals—Ohio St. 4-18 (Scott 1-2, Ross 1-2, Thompson 1-3, Loving 1-5, Della Valle 0-1, Craft 0-2, Smith Jr. 0-3), Michigan St. 11-19 (Kaminski 3-4, Appling 2-3, Payne 2-3, Harris 2-3, Valentine 2-6). Fouled Out—Valentine. Rebounds—Ohio St. 42 (A. Williams 11), Michigan St. 28 (Appling, Payne, Valentine 6). Assists—Ohio St. 14 (Craft 6), Michigan St. 16 (Appling 7). Total Fouls—Ohio St. 16, Michigan St. 18. A—14,797.

 

College scores

Tuesday’s College Basketball Scores

EAST

Boston U. 55, Navy 32

Brown 72, New Hampshire 68

Hartford 68, Dartmouth 56

Saint Louis 59, Rhode Island 58

SOUTH

Alabama 68, Vanderbilt 63

Coll. of Charleston 75, James Madison 61

Duke 79, Georgia Tech 57

Middle Tennessee 74, Tennessee St. 66

NC Central 74, Hampton 61

Syracuse 72, Virginia Tech 52

Tennessee 68, LSU 50

MIDWEST

Creighton 81, DePaul 62

Green Bay 98, Chicago St. 62

Iowa St. 87, Baylor 72

Michigan St. 72, Ohio St. 68, OT

NC State 77, Notre Dame 70

Youngstown St. 75, Ill.-Chicago 62

SOUTHWEST

Cincinnati 61, Houston 60

Kansas St. 65, TCU 47

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 43 28 13 2 58 126 94

Tampa Bay 43 26 13 4 56 123 102

Montreal 44 25 14 5 55 114 103

Detroit 43 19 14 10 48 114 121

Toronto 44 21 18 5 47 122 132

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 45 32 12 1 65 147 107

Philadelphia 43 22 17 4 48 114 118

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 44 17 18 9 43 103 113

Columbus 43 19 20 4 42 117 126

N.Y. Islanders 45 16 22 7 39 124 149

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 45 29 7 9 67 167 124

St. Louis 42 30 7 5 65 155 97

Colorado 42 26 12 4 56 123 108

Minnesota 45 23 17 5 51 108 114

Dallas 42 20 15 7 47 123 131

Nashville 44 19 19 6 44 105 131

Winnipeg 46 19 22 5 43 125 139

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 45 32 8 5 69 151 113

San Jose 44 27 11 6 60 144 114

Los Angeles 44 26 13 5 57 114 91

Vancouver 45 23 13 9 55 121 113

Phoenix 42 21 12 9 51 129 127

Calgary 43 15 22 6 36 100 137

Edmonton 46 14 27 5 33 119 161

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

Tuesday’s Games

Pittsburgh 5, Vancouver 4, SO

Minnesota 2, Los Angeles 1, SO

N.Y. Islanders 5, Toronto 3

Philadelphia 3, New Jersey 2, OT

Nashville 3, San Jose 2

Tampa Bay 4, Winnipeg 2

Phoenix 6, Calgary 0

St. Louis 5, Edmonton 2

Anaheim 5, Boston 2

Carolina at Buffalo, ppd., inclement weather

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.

Thursday’s Games

Florida at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Dallas at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Washington at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Anaheim at Nashville, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Minnesota at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

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

Detroit at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

 

MLB free agents

NEW YORK (AP) — The 85 remaining free agents:

AMERICAN LEAGUE

BALTIMORE (4) — Alexi Casilla, 2b; Jason Hammel, rhp; Brian Roberts, 2b; Francisco Rodriguez, rhp.

BOSTON (4) — Stephen Drew, ss; Joel Hanrahan, rhp; John McDonald, ss; Matt Thornton, lhp.

CLEVELAND (3) — Rich Hill, lhp; Ubaldo Jimenez, rhp; Kelly Shoppach, c.

DETROIT (3) — Jeremy Bonderman, rhp; Octavio Dotel, rhp; Ramon Santiago, 2b.

HOUSTON (1) — Erik Bedard, lhp.

KANSAS CITY (4) — Bruce Chen, lhp; Carlos Pena, 1b; Ervin Santana, rhp; Miguel Tejada, 2b.

NEW YORK (5) — Travis Hafner, dh; Lyle Overbay, 1b; Andy Pettitte, lhp; Mark Reynolds, 1b-3b; Mariano Rivera, rhp.

OAKLAND (1) — Grant Balfour, rhp.

SEATTLE (4) — Endy Chavez, of; Kendrys Morales, dh; Oliver Perez, lhp; Joe Saunders, lhp.

TAMPA BAY (2) — Fernando Rodney, rhp; Delmon Young, of.

TEXAS (3) — Lance Berkman, dh; Nelson Cruz, of; Matt Garza, rhp.

TORONTO (2) — Darren Oliver, lhp; Ramon Ortiz, rhp.

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

ATLANTA (6) — Luis Ayala; rhp; Freddy Garcia, rhp; Reed Johnson, of; Kameron Loe, rhp; Paul Maholm, lhp; Eric O’Flaherty, lhp.

CHICAGO (3) — Scott Baker, rhp; Kevin Gregg, rhp; Matt Guerrier, rhp.

CINCINNATI (4) — Bronson Arroyo, rhp; Zach Duke, lhp; Cesar Izturis, ss; Nick Masset, rhp.

COLORADO (5) — Rafael Betancourt, rhp; Jeff Francis, lhp; Todd Helton, 1b; Roy Oswalt, rhp; Yorvit Torrealba, c.

LOS ANGELES (4) — Chris Capuano, lhp; Jerry Hairston Jr., 3b; Carlos Marmol, rhp; Michael Young, 3b.

MIAMI (4) — Matt Diaz, of; Austin Kearns, of; Juan Pierre, of; Placido Polanco, 3b.

MILWAUKEE (2) — Yuniesky Betancourt, 1b; Mike Gonzalez, lhp.

NEW YORK (7) — David Aardsma, rhp; Tim Byrdak, lhp; Pedro Feliciano, lhp; Frank Francisco, rhp; Aaron Harang, rhp; Daisuke Matsuzaka, rhp; Johan Santana, lhp.

PHILADELPHIA (1) — Roy Halladay, rhp.

PITTSBURGH (4) — John Buck, c; A.J. Burnett, rhp; Kyle Farnsworth, rhp; Jeff Karstens, rhp.

ST. LOUIS (2) — Chris Carpenter, rhp; Jake Westbrook, rhp.

SAN DIEGO (3) — Ronny Cedeno, ss; Mark Kotsay, of; Jason Marquis, rhp.

SAN FRANCISCO (3) — Chad Gaudin, rhp; Andres Torres, of; Barry Zito, lhp.

WASHINGTON (1) — Chad Tracy, 3b-1b.

 

HOF candidates

NEW YORK (AP) — Players on this year’s ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Election results will be announced Jan. 8, 2014:

Moises Alou, Jeff Bagwell, Armando Benitez, Craig Biggio, Barry Bonds, Sean Casey, Roger Clemens, Ray Durham, Eric Gagne, Tom Glavine, Luis Gonzalez, Jacque Jones, Todd Jones, Jeff Kent, Paul Lo Duca, Greg Maddux, Edgar Martinez, Don Mattingly, Fred McGriff, Mark McGwire, Jack Morris, Mike Mussina, Hideo Nomo, Rafael Palmeiro, Mike Piazza, Tim Raines, Kenny Rogers, Curt Schilling, Richie Sexson, Lee Smith, J.T. Snow, Sammy Sosa, Frank Thomas, Mike Timlin, Alan Trammell, Larry Walker.

 

AP men’s poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 5, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. Arizona (60) 15-0 1,620 1

2. Syracuse (5) 14-0 1,550 2

3. Ohio St. 15-0 1,470 3

4. Wisconsin 15-0 1,427 4

5. Michigan St. 13-1 1,378 5

6. Wichita St. 15-0 1,203 8

7. Baylor 12-1 1,169 9

8. Villanova 13-1 1,141 11

9. Iowa St. 13-0 1,076 13

10. Florida 11-2 1,052 12

11. Oklahoma St. 12-2 934 6

12. Louisville 13-2 825 14

13. San Diego St. 12-1 823 21

14. Kentucky 10-3 808 15

15. Colorado 13-2 752 20

16. Duke 11-3 745 7

17. Oregon 13-1 715 10

18. Kansas 9-4 367 16

19. UMass 12-1 364 23

20. Iowa 12-3 261 22

21. Missouri 12-1 247 25

22. Gonzaga 14-2 241 24

23. Illinois 13-2 178 —

24. Memphis 10-3 126 18

25. Kansas St. 11-3 112 —

Others receiving votes: Cincinnati 103, Creighton 82, North Carolina 79, UCLA 79, Pittsburgh 44, Harvard 41, UConn 41, Saint Louis 19, Oklahoma 15, Michigan 11, George Washington 9, SMU 9, Notre Dame 3, Xavier 3, Toledo 2, Arkansas 1.

 

USA Today poll

The top 25 teams in the USA Today men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 5, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Arizona (30) 15-0 798 1

2. Syracuse (1) 14-0 761 2

3. Ohio State (1) 15-0 741 3

4. Michigan State 13-1 687 4

4. Wisconsin 15-0 687 5

6. Wichita State 15-0 632 7

7. Iowa State 13-0 543 12

8. Louisville 13-2 503 10

9. Baylor 12-1 488 11

10. Villanova 13-1 476 14

11. Florida 11-2 473 13

12. Oklahoma State 12-2 446 6

13. Duke 11-3 399 8

13. Oregon 13-1 399 9

15. San Diego State 12-1 379 19

16. Kentucky 10-3 362 16

17. Colorado 13-2 272 24

18. Gonzaga 14-2 253 21

19. UMass 12-1 225 22

20. Kansas 9-4 151 17

21. Missouri 12-1 113 25

22. Memphis 10-3 108 18

23. Iowa 12-3 90 23

23. Creighton 12-2 90 —

25. UCLA 12-2 66 —

Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh 65, North Carolina 40, UConn 35, Saint Louis 25, Oklahoma 17, Southern Miss. 15, Illinois 14, Cincinnati 13, George Washington 11, Kansas State 5, Michigan 5, Toledo 5, New Mexico 3, Texas 3, Harvard 2.

 

Women’s AP poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 5, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. UConn (36) 15-0 900 1

2. Notre Dame 13-0 842 2

3. Duke 14-1 826 3

4. Stanford 13-1 810 4

5. Louisville 15-1 737 7

6. Maryland 13-1 722 8

7. Baylor 12-1 671 9

8. Tennessee 12-2 641 5

9. Kentucky 13-2 602 6

10. South Carolina 14-1 538 13

11. Iowa St. 13-0 525 14

12. LSU 12-2 505 16

13. North Carolina 12-3 464 10

14. Penn St. 10-3 411 15

15. Oklahoma St. 12-1 385 11

16. Nebraska 11-2 328 18

17. Colorado 11-2 307 12

18. Florida St. 13-1 281 21

19. California 10-3 186 23

20. NC State 14-1 164 —

21. Purdue 10-3 145 17

22. Indiana 14-0 140 —

23. Arizona St. 12-2 103 24

24. San Diego 15-0 91 —

25. Georgia 12-3 88 19

Others receiving votes: West Virginia 74, Oklahoma 51, Syracuse 39, Rutgers 32, Arkansas 29, Iowa 17, Georgia Tech 11, Gonzaga 10, Middle Tennessee 7, Vanderbilt 7, Florida 4, UTEP 4, Texas 2, Ohio St. 1.

 

AP football poll

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press final college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pv

1. Florida St. (60) 14-0 1,500 1

2. Auburn 12-2 1,428 2

3. Michigan St. 13-1 1,385 4

4. South Carolina 11-2 1,247 8

5. Missouri 12-2 1,236 9

6. Oklahoma 11-2 1,205 11

7. Alabama 11-2 1,114 3

8. Clemson 11-2 1,078 12

9. Oregon 11-2 974 10

10. UCF 12-1 959 15

11. Stanford 11-3 936 5

12. Ohio St. 12-2 816 7

13. Baylor 11-2 778 6

14. LSU 10-3 717 14

15. Louisville 12-1 693 18

16. UCLA 10-3 632 17

17. Oklahoma St. 10-3 598 13

18. Texas A&M 9-4 459 20

19. Southern Cal 10-4 299 NR

20. Notre Dame 9-4 256 25

21. Arizona St. 10-4 255 16

22. Wisconsin 9-4 245 19

23. Duke 10-4 190 22

24. Vanderbilt 9-4 117 NR

25. Washington 9-4 109 NR

Others receiving votes: Nebraska 107, Fresno St. 57, N. Illinois 22, N. Dakota St. 17, Texas Tech 14, Georgia 13, Iowa 13, Mississippi 10, Kansas St. 8, Arizona 5, Navy 3, East Carolina 2, Utah St. 2, Mississippi St. 1.