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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

Seattle 23, New Orleans 15

New England 43, Indianapolis 22

Sunday, Jan. 12

San Francisco 23, Carolina 10

Denver 24, San Diego 17

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 19

Denver, 26, New England 16

Seattle 23, San Francisco 17

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 2

At East Rutherford, N.J.

Denver vs. Seattle, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 22 21 .512 —

Brooklyn 20 22 .476 1 1/2

New York 17 27 .386 5 1/2

Boston 15 31 .326 8 1/2

Philadelphia 14 30 .318 8 1/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 32 12 .727 —

Atlanta 23 20 .535 8 1/2

Washington 21 22 .488 10 1/2

Charlotte 19 27 .413 14

Orlando 12 33 .267 20 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 34 9 .791 —

Chicago 22 21 .512 12

Detroit 17 27 .386 17 1/2

Cleveland 16 28 .364 18 1/2

Milwaukee 8 35 .186 26

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 33 11 .750 —

Houston 29 17 .630 5

Dallas 26 20 .565 8

Memphis 22 20 .524 10

New Orleans 18 25 .419 14 1/2

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 35 10 .778 —

Portland 33 12 .733 2

Denver 22 21 .512 12

Minnesota 21 22 .488 13

Utah 15 29 .341 19 1/2

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 31 15 .674 —

Golden State 27 18 .600 3 1/2

Phoenix 25 18 .581 4 1/2

L.A. Lakers 16 29 .356 14 1/2

Sacramento 15 28 .349 14 1/2

Saturday’s Games

Chicago 89, Charlotte 87

L.A. Clippers 126, Toronto 118

Oklahoma City 103, Philadelphia 91

Memphis 99, Houston 81

Atlanta 112, Milwaukee 87

Denver 109, Indiana 96

Utah 104, Washington 101

Portland 115, Minnesota 104

Sunday’s Games

Miami 113, San Antonio 101

New York 110, L.A. Lakers 103

New Orleans 100, Orlando 92

Phoenix 99, Cleveland 90

Brooklyn 85, Boston 79

Dallas 116, Detroit 106

Golden State 103, Portland 88

Denver 125, Sacramento 117

Monday’s Games

Phoenix at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Atlanta at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Sacramento at Utah, 9 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games

New Orleans at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

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

San Antonio at Houston, 8 p.m.

Memphis at Portland, 10 p.m.

Washington at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

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

 

Cavaliers’ box

PHOENIX (99)

Tucker 5-14 2-2 13, Frye 5-9 2-2 16, Plumlee 1-3 1-2 3, Dragic 6-14 2-2 15, Green 4-14 2-2 12, Mark.Morris 8-16 10-12 27, Len 0-0 0-0 0, Barbosa 2-6 1-2 5, Smith 0-2 1-2 1, Marc.Morris 3-4 1-2 7. Totals 34-82 22-28 99.

CLEVELAND (90)

Deng 7-18 4-6 18, Thompson 6-9 5-7 17, Varejao 1-9 0-3 2, Irving 8-23 8-8 24, Miles 5-11 0-0 12, Waiters 2-5 0-0 4, Zeller 1-1 0-0 2, Jack 3-8 0-0 8, Clark 1-2 0-0 3, Dellavedova 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-86 17-24 90.

Phoenix 22 21 25 31 — 99

Cleveland 29 32 6 23 — 90

3-Point Goals—Phoenix 9-27 (Frye 4-7, Green 2-8, Mark.Morris 1-2, Dragic 1-3, Tucker 1-4, Marc.Morris 0-1, Barbosa 0-2), Cleveland 5-16 (Jack 2-2, Miles 2-7, Clark 1-2, Deng 0-2, Irving 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Phoenix 63 (Mark.Morris 15), Cleveland 50 (Thompson 13). Assists—Phoenix 23 (Dragic 7), Cleveland 23 (Irving 9). Total Fouls—Phoenix 24, Cleveland 23. Technicals—Phoenix defensive three second. A—15,872 (20,562).

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 50 32 15 3 67 147 110

Tampa Bay 52 31 16 5 67 155 128

Toronto 54 27 21 6 60 155 168

Montreal 52 27 20 5 59 128 134

Detroit 52 23 18 11 57 135 144

Ottawa 52 22 20 10 54 147 165

Florida 52 21 24 7 49 127 158

Buffalo 50 14 29 7 35 97 144

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 52 36 14 2 74 168 128

N.Y. Rangers 54 28 23 3 59 139 138

Columbus 51 26 21 4 56 150 145

Philadelphia 53 25 22 6 56 142 158

Carolina 51 23 19 9 55 131 145

New Jersey 53 22 20 11 55 127 132

Washington 52 23 21 8 54 148 154

N.Y. Islanders 54 21 25 8 50 154 179

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 54 32 10 12 76 190 149

St. Louis 51 35 11 5 75 177 119

Colorado 51 32 14 5 69 149 134

Minnesota 54 28 20 6 62 129 133

Dallas 52 24 20 8 56 151 153

Winnipeg 54 25 24 5 55 152 158

Nashville 54 23 23 8 54 132 163

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 54 39 10 5 83 182 130

San Jose 52 34 12 6 74 165 125

Los Angeles 53 29 18 6 64 132 113

Vancouver 53 27 17 9 63 135 134

Phoenix 52 24 18 10 58 151 160

Calgary 52 18 27 7 43 119 165

Edmonton 54 16 32 6 38 140 188

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

Saturday’s Games

St. Louis 4, N.Y. Islanders 3, SO

Carolina 6, Ottawa 3

Boston 6, Philadelphia 1

Washington 5, Montreal 0

Tampa Bay 5, Colorado 2

Buffalo 5, Columbus 2

Winnipeg 5, Toronto 4, OT

Dallas 3, Pittsburgh 0

Anaheim 3, Los Angeles 0

San Jose 3, Minnesota 2, OT

Sunday’s Games

Florida 5, Detroit 4, SO

N.Y. Rangers 7, New Jersey 3

Winnipeg 3, Chicago 1

Edmonton 5, Nashville 1

Vancouver 5, Phoenix 4, OT

Monday’s Games

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

Columbus at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Colorado at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Edmonton at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Los Angeles at San Jose, 10 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games

Florida at Boston, 7 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Washington at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.

Carolina at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

New Jersey at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Nashville at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Los Angeles at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Chicago at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Saturday’s Game

Buffalo 2 1 2 — 5

Columbus 1 0 1 — 2

First Period—1, Buffalo, Ellis 3 (Tallinder, Leino), 2:21. 2, Columbus, D.MacKenzie 4 (Murray, Letestu), 12:53. 3, Buffalo, Ehrhoff 3, 19:30 (sh). Penalties—Konopka, Buf, major (fighting), 17:20; Bass, Clm, major (fighting), 17:20; Ennis, Buf (elbowing), 18:15.

Second Period—4, Buffalo, M.Foligno 6 (McBain, Ehrhoff), 3:28 (sh). Penalties—M.Weber, Buf (high-sticking), 2:30; M.Weber, Buf (hooking), 17:17.

Third Period—5, Buffalo, Ott 7 (Hodgson, Ehrhoff), 3:51. 6, Columbus, Letestu 7 (D.MacKenzie, Tropp), 5:21. 7, Buffalo, Hodgson 12, 18:09 (en). Penalties—Johnson, Clm (roughing), 5:58; Myers, Buf (high-sticking), 11:35.

Shots on Goal—Buffalo 9-5-8—22. Columbus 11-13-14—38.

Power-play opportunities—Buffalo 0 of 1; Columbus 0 of 4.

Goalies—Buffalo, Miller 13-19-3 (38 shots-36 saves). Columbus, Bobrovsky 17-12-2 (10-7), McElhinney (3:28 second, 11-10).

A—16,272 (18,144). T—2:25.

Referees—Frederick L’Ecuyer, Kelly Sutherland. Linesmen—Ryan Galloway, Matt MacPherson.

 

College scores

Saturay’s College Basketball Scores

EAST

American U. 84, Army 74

Boston U. 64, Bucknell 61

Brown 73, Yale 56

Bryant 83, St. Francis (NY) 79

Columbia 74, Cornell 58

Delaware 83, Towson 76

Duquesne 83, St. Bonaventure 81

Fairleigh Dickinson 86, CCSU 73

Holy Cross 67, Navy 52

LIU Brooklyn 75, Mount St. Mary’s 71

Lehigh 71, Lafayette 68

Loyola (Md.) 67, Colgate 60

Northeastern 70, Hofstra 57

Penn 89, NJIT 74

Providence 81, Xavier 72

Rhode Island 88, Dayton 76

Robert Morris 74, Wagner 70

Seton Hall 86, DePaul 69

St. Francis (Pa.) 68, Sacred Heart 66

UConn 82, Rutgers 71

UMBC 60, Hartford 58

VCU 97, La Salle 89, 2OT

William & Mary 68, Drexel 66

SOUTH

Alabama 82, LSU 80

Alabama St. 58, Alcorn St. 54

Austin Peay 83, Tennessee Tech 69

Belmont 84, E. Kentucky 81

Bethune-Cookman 69, Md.-Eastern Shore 63

Chattanooga 77, UNC Greensboro 67

Coastal Carolina 69, Radford 61

Davidson 82, Georgia Southern 52

Duke 78, Florida St. 56

ETSU 76, Jacksonville 75

FIU 66, FAU 57

Florida 67, Tennessee 41

Florida Gulf Coast 83, Kennesaw St. 62

Gardner-Webb 66, Campbell 48

George Washington 75, George Mason 69

Georgia St. 66, Louisiana-Monroe 58

Hampton 80, Savannah St. 71

High Point 78, UNC Asheville 67

Howard 69, Florida A&M 62

Jackson St. 76, Grambling St. 59

James Madison 58, Coll. of Charleston 56

Kentucky 79, Georgia 54

Liberty 65, Presbyterian 53

Longwood 88, Charleston Southern 85

Louisiana Tech 98, Marshall 77

Mercer 87, Stetson 49

Mississippi 82, Mississippi St. 63

Morehead St. 80, Tennessee St. 74, OT

Murray St. 73, Jacksonville St. 65

NC A&T 68, Morgan St. 67, OT

NC Central 87, Coppin St. 63

Old Dominion 70, Tulane 64

Pittsburgh 83, Maryland 79

Richmond 77, Saint Joseph’s 62

SC State 73, Norfolk St. 61

SC-Upstate 71, North Florida 60

SIU-Edwardsville 87, UT-Martin 82

Samford 62, Elon 59

Southern Miss. 60, East Carolina 46

Southern U. 66, Alabama A&M 52

Syracuse 64, Miami 52

Virginia 65, Virginia Tech 45

W. Carolina 78, The Citadel 60

W. Kentucky 79, Louisiana-Lafayette 70

Wake Forest 65, Notre Dame 58

Winthrop 58, VMI 57

Wofford 76, Furman 52

MIDWEST

Akron 82, Cent. Michigan 74

Buffalo 75, N. Illinois 67

Cleveland St. 69, Valparaiso 50

Creighton 76, Georgetown 63

Denver 67, W. Illinois 55

E. Illinois 77, SE Missouri 74

IPFW 90, IUPUI 75

Indiana St. 76, Illinois St. 62

Iowa 76, Northwestern 50

Iowa St. 81, Kansas St. 75

Loyola of Chicago 93, N. Iowa 87, OT

Miami (Ohio) 70, Bowling Green 65

Michigan 80, Michigan St. 75

Missouri 82, South Carolina 74

Missouri St. 69, S. Illinois 63

N. Dakota St. 85, S. Dakota St. 77

Nebraska-Omaha 77, South Dakota 73

North Dakota 84, N. Arizona 68

Oakland 76, Ill.-Chicago 75

Ohio 58, E. Michigan 56

St. John’s 69, Butler 52

Villanova 94, Marquette 85, OT

Wichita St. 78, Drake 61

Wisconsin 72, Purdue 58

Youngstown St. 68, Wright St. 67

SOUTHWEST

Arkansas 86, Auburn 67

Arkansas St. 77, UALR 49

Incarnate Word 75, Lamar 64

Kansas 91, TCU 69

Middle Tennessee 70, North Texas 63

New Orleans 70, Texas A&M-CC 62

Northwestern St. 87, Oral Roberts 83

Oklahoma 74, Texas Tech 65

Oklahoma St. 81, West Virginia 75

Prairie View 71, Ark.-Pine Bluff 62

Rice 71, Charlotte 69

SE Louisiana 60, Houston Baptist 52

Sam Houston St. 70, Abilene Christian 51

Stephen F. Austin 66, Cent. Arkansas 49

Texas 74, Baylor 60

Texas Southern 94, MVSU 56

Texas St. 73, Troy 65

Texas-Arlington 73, South Alabama 65

UAB 70, Tulsa 63

UTEP 81, UTSA 62

Vanderbilt 66, Texas A&M 55

FAR WEST

Arizona St. 72, Colorado 51

Boise St. 76, San Jose St. 55

Cal St.-Fullerton 74, UC Santa Barbara 72

Gonzaga 84, BYU 69

Grand Canyon 71, Seattle 63

Hawaii 90, UC Irvine 86, OT

Idaho St. 69, Montana St. 64

Long Beach St. 76, CS Northridge 62

N. Colorado 72, Sacramento St. 62

New Mexico 68, Colorado St. 66

New Mexico St. 90, Texas-Pan American 78

Pacific 76, Pepperdine 66

Portland St. 67, S. Utah 64

Saint Mary’s (Cal) 89, Loyola Marymount 61

San Diego 65, Portland 63

San Diego St. 74, Utah St. 69, OT

San Francisco 75, Santa Clara 66

UC Riverside 61, Cal Poly 58

UMKC 70, CS Bakersfield 69

UNLV 75, Fresno St. 73, OT

Utah Valley 62, Chicago St. 55

Washington 87, Oregon St. 81

Weber St. 68, Montana 63

Wyoming 64, Nevada 62, OT

 

Marshall box

LOUISIANA TECH 98, MARSHALL 77

MARSHALL (7-14)

Smith 3-6 2-2 9, Canty 6-20 4-4 16, Goard 3-4 2-2 8, Taylor 5-9 7-10 17, Manning 3-5 0-0 7, Thomas 6-10 1-3 13, Sane 2-2 0-0 4, Boykins 1-1 1-2 3. Totals 29-57 17-23 77.

LOUISIANA TECH (17-4)

Hamilton 10-18 2-2 24, Smith 6-10 3-4 17, Anderson 1-4 7-10 9, Massey 0-1 0-0 0, C. Johnson 1-8 2-2 4, Gjuroski 1-3 0-0 3, McNeail 7-11 5-5 22, J. Johnson 8-11 0-0 17, Talbot 1-1 0-1 2. Totals 35-67 19-24 98.

Halftime—Louisiana Tech 57-39. 3-Point Goals—Marshall 2-11 (Manning 1-1, Smith 1-3, Canty 0-7), Louisiana Tech 9-24 (McNeail 3-6, Smith 2-3, Hamilton 2-5, Gjuroski 1-2, J. Johnson 1-3, Anderson 0-1, C. Johnson 0-4). Fouled Out—Massey. Rebounds—Marshall 37 (Taylor 11), Louisiana Tech 31 (Anderson, Gjuroski, J. Johnson 6). Assists—Marshall 9 (Canty, Manning 3), Louisiana Tech 18 (Smith 13). Total Fouls—Marshall 19, Louisiana Tech 20. Technical—Thomas. A—7,355.

 

Transactions

Sunday’s Sports Transactions

BASEBALL

National League

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Agreed to terms with 2B Joe Thurston and OF Jeremy Hermida on minor league contracts.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Named Dennis Hickey general manager.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Named Randy Jordan running backs coach.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Activated F Blake Comeau from injured reserve. Recalled D Tim Erixon from Springfield (AHL). Assigned F Cody Bass to Springfield.

COLLEGE

FLORIDA STATE — Announced QB Jacob Coker will transfer to Alabama.