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Scoreboard

NFL standings

National Football League

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 10 3 0 .769 401 267

Miami 7 6 0 .538 314 260

Buffalo 7 6 0 .538 281 241

N.Y. Jets 2 11 0 .154 214 349

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Indianapolis 9 4 0 .692 407 307

Houston 7 6 0 .538 314 260

Tennessee 2 11 0 .154 220 374

Jacksonville 2 11 0 .154 199 356

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Cincinnati 8 4 1 .654 281 289

Pittsburgh 8 5 0 .615 362 319

Baltimore 8 5 0 .615 356 255

Cleveland 7 6 0 .538 276 270

W L T Pct PF PA

Denver 10 3 0 .769 385 293

San Diego 8 5 0 .615 293 272

Kansas City 7 6 0 .538 291 241

Oakland 2 11 0 .154 200 350

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 9 4 0 .692 389 309

Dallas 9 4 0 .692 343 301

N.Y. Giants 4 9 0 .308 293 326

Washington 3 10 0 .231 244 346

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Atlanta 5 7 0 .417 291 299

New Orleans 5 8 0 .385 333 359

Carolina 4 8 1 .346 269 341

Tampa Bay 2 11 0 .154 237 348

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Green Bay 9 3 0 .750 380 267

Detroit 9 4 0 .692 265 224

Minnesota 6 7 0 .462 263 281

Chicago 5 8 0 .385 281 378

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Arizona 10 3 0 .769 275 238

Seattle 9 4 0 .692 322 235

San Francisco 7 6 0 .538 244 268

St. Louis 6 7 0 .462 285 285

Thursday, Dec. 4

Dallas 41, Chicago 28

Sunday, Dec. 7

N.Y. Giants 36, Tennessee 7

Carolina 41, New Orleans 10

Minnesota 30, N.Y. Jets 24, OT

Pittsburgh 42, Cincinnati 21

St. Louis 24, Washington 0

Baltimore 28, Miami 13

Indianapolis 25, Cleveland 24

Detroit 34, Tampa Bay 17

Houston 27, Jacksonville 13

Denver 24, Buffalo 17

Arizona 17, Kansas City 14

Oakland 24, San Francisco 13

Seattle 24, Philadelphia 14

New England 23, San Diego 14

Monday, Dec. 8

Atlanta at Green Bay, 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 11

Arizona at St. Louis, 8:25 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 14

Oakland at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Washington at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.

Miami at New England, 1 p.m.

Houston at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Green Bay at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Cincinnati at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

Denver at San Diego, 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Tennessee, 4:05 p.m.

San Francisco at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.

Minnesota at Detroit, 4:25 p.m.

Dallas at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 15

New Orleans at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Tampa Bay 28 18 7 3 39 98 72

Detroit 28 17 6 5 39 88 70

Montreal 29 17 10 2 36 74 76

Toronto 26 14 9 3 31 89 79

Boston 28 15 12 1 31 72 72

Florida 25 11 7 7 29 56 64

Ottawa 27 11 11 5 27 70 74

Buffalo 27 9 16 2 20 47 85

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 26 18 6 2 38 85 60

N.Y. Islanders 27 19 8 0 38 86 74

Washington 26 12 10 4 28 74 71

N.Y. Rangers 25 11 10 4 26 73 73

New Jersey 27 10 13 4 24 64 79

Philadelphia 26 9 13 4 22 68 82

Columbus 26 9 15 2 20 61 88

Carolina 26 8 15 3 19 58 74

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 27 18 8 1 37 85 53

Nashville 26 17 7 2 36 70 54

St. Louis 27 17 8 2 36 76 63

Winnipeg 28 14 9 5 33 64 64

Minnesota 25 14 10 1 29 71 61

Dallas 27 10 12 5 25 79 95

Colorado 27 9 12 6 24 72 89

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 29 18 6 5 41 85 79

Vancouver 28 18 8 2 38 87 78

Calgary 28 17 9 2 36 89 72

Los Angeles 27 14 8 5 33 72 59

San Jose 29 14 11 4 32 81 79

Arizona 28 10 15 3 23 66 90

Edmonton 27 7 15 5 19 60 91

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

Saturday’s Games

Pittsburgh 3, Ottawa 2

St. Louis 6, N.Y. Islanders 4

Philadelphia 2, Los Angeles 1

Toronto 5, Vancouver 2

Detroit 3, N.Y. Rangers 2

Columbus 3, Tampa Bay 1

Florida 3, Buffalo 2

Washington 4, New Jersey 1

Chicago 3, Nashville 1

Dallas 4, Montreal 1

Boston 5, Arizona 2

San Jose 3, Calgary 2

Sunday’s Games

Anaheim 4, Winnipeg 3, OT

Detroit 3, Carolina 1

Ottawa 4, Vancouver 3, OT

Edmonton 2, San Jose 1

Monday’s Games

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

New Jersey at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Florida at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games

Chicago at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.

Calgary at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Vancouver at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

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

N.Y. Islanders at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Winnipeg at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Nashville at Colorado, 9 p.m.

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

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Columbus 2 0 1 — 3

Tampa Bay 0 0 1 — 1

First Period—1, Columbus, Jenner 4 (Calvert), 2:37. 2, Columbus, Savard 5 (J.Johnson, Atkinson), 12:48 (pp). Penalties—Atkinson, Clm (holding), 4:52; Stralman, TB (interference), 12:25; Drouin, TB (tripping), 18:01.

Second Period—None. Penalties—Palat, TB (interference), 13:30; Prout, Clm (interference), 16:26; Tampa Bay bench, served by Callahan (too many men), 16:26; Prout, Clm (cross-checking), 18:50; Callahan, TB (cross-checking), 18:50.

Third Period—3, Columbus, Skille 4 (Chaput, Hartnell), 4:51. 4, Tampa Bay, Palat 8 (Kucherov, Drouin), 18:47. Penalties—Skille, Clm (tripping), 2:42; Carle, TB (interference), 8:24; Calvert, Clm (roughing), 17:36; Killorn, TB (roughing), 17:36.

Shots on Goal—Columbus 9-4-7—20. Tampa Bay 14-12-8—34.

Power-play opportunities—Columbus 1 of 4; Tampa Bay 0 of 2.

Goalies—Columbus, Bobrovsky 8-8-1 (34 shots-33 saves). Tampa Bay, Bishop 16-4-2 (20-17).

A—17,467 (19,204). T—16:52.

Referees—Gord Dwyer, Dan O’Rourke. Linesmen—Jay Sharrers, Mark Shewchyk.

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 15 5 .750 —

Brooklyn 8 10 .444 6

Boston 7 11 .389 7

New York 4 18 .182 12

Philadelphia 2 18 .100 13

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 13 6 .684 —

Washington 13 6 .684 —

Miami 9 11 .450 4 1/2

Orlando 9 14 .391 6

Charlotte 5 15 .250 8 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 11 7 .611 —

Chicago 12 8 .600 —

Milwaukee 11 11 .500 2

Indiana 7 13 .350 5

Detroit 3 18 .143 9 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Houston 16 4 .800 —

Memphis 16 4 .800 —

San Antonio 15 5 .750 1

Dallas 16 6 .727 1

New Orleans 9 10 .474 6 1/2

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Portland 16 4 .800 —

Denver 9 11 .450 7

Oklahoma City 7 13 .350 9

Utah 5 15 .250 11

Minnesota 4 15 .211 11 1/2

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 17 2 .895 —

L.A. Clippers 14 5 .737 3

Phoenix 12 9 .571 6

Sacramento 10 10 .500 7 1/2

L.A. Lakers 5 16 .238 13

Saturday’s Games

Philadelphia 108, Detroit 101, OT

Golden State 112, Chicago 102

Houston 100, Phoenix 95

San Antonio 123, Minnesota 101

Orlando 105, Sacramento 96

L.A. Clippers 120, New Orleans 100

Sunday’s Games

Boston 101, Washington 93

Atlanta 96, Denver 84

Memphis 103, Miami 87

Oklahoma City 96, Detroit 94

Dallas 125, Milwaukee 102

Portland 103, New York 99

New Orleans 104, L.A. Lakers 87

Monday’s Games

Boston at Washington, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Denver at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Cleveland at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Golden State at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Utah at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

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

Tuesday’s Games

Toronto at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Portland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

New York at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Milwaukee at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Miami at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

San Antonio at Utah, 9 p.m.

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

 

Bengals’ stats

Pittsburgh 0 10 7 25 — 42

Cincinnati 0 14 7 0 — 21

Second Quarter

Pit—Miller 1 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 11:17.

Cin—Gresham 10 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 9:06.

Cin—Dalton 20 run (Nugent kick), 2:57.

Pit—FG Suisham 22, :11.

Third Quarter

Pit—Bell 10 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 5:24.

Cin—Green 81 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), :00.

Fourth Quarter

Pit—FG Suisham 44, 13:32.

Pit—Bell 13 run (Miller pass from Roethlisberger), 11:27.

Pit—Bryant 94 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 8:31.

Pit—Bell 22 run (Suisham kick), 5:09.

A—65,512.

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Pitt Cin

First downs 25 16

Total Net Yards 543 408

Rushes-yards 31-193 21-86

Passing 350 322

Punt Returns 3-14 4-45

Kickoff Returns 1-19 4-91

Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 25-39-0 25-35-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 3-5

Punts 6-47.5 7-46.0

Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-2

Penalties-Yards 3-20 7-54

Time of Possession 32:45 27:15

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Pittsburgh, Bell 26-185, Harris 4-9, Roethlisberger 1-(minus 1). Cincinnati, Hill 8-46, Dalton 4-22, Bernard 6-17, Campbell 1-1, Peerman 1-0, Sanu 1-0.

PASSING—Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 25-39-0-350. Cincinnati, Dalton 21-29-0-302, Campbell 4-6-0-25.

RECEIVING—Pittsburgh, A.Brown 9-117, Bell 6-50, Bryant 4-109, Wheaton 2-31, Spaeth 2-13, Moore 1-29, Miller 1-1. Cincinnati, Green 11-224, Gresham 3-23, Hill 3-21, Bernard 3-19, Brock 2-18, Sanu 2-16, Little 1-6.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

 

Browns’ stats

Pittsburgh 0 10 7 25 — 42

Cincinnati 0 14 7 0 — 21

First Quarter

Cle—Robertson fumble recovery in end zone (Cundiff kick), :40.

Second Quarter

Ind—Luck 11 run (Vinatieri kick), 5:57.

Cle—Crowell 9 run (Cundiff kick), 1:14.

Third Quarter

Cle—Gilbert 21 interception return (Cundiff kick), 10:21.

Ind—FG Vinatieri 51, 7:16.

Ind—Hilton 42 pass from Luck (pass failed), 4:01.

Fourth Quarter

Ind—FG Vinatieri 33, 14:50.

Cle—FG Cundiff 39, 8:34.

Ind—Hilton 1 pass from Luck (pass failed), :32.

A—67,431.

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Ind Cle

First downs 23 14

Total Net Yards 362 248

Rushes-yards 20-93 31-111

Passing 269 137

Punt Returns 3-4 4-65

Kickoff Returns 5-141 5-99

Interceptions Ret. 2-0 2-55

Comp-Att-Int 24-53-2 14-31-2

Sacked-Yards Lost 3-25 1-3

Punts 7-47.0 9-45.2

Fumbles-Lost 4-2 0-0

Penalties-Yards 6-40 7-85

Time of Possession 28:04 31:56

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Indianapolis, Luck 5-37, Richardson 7-30, Herron 8-26. Cleveland, West 15-54, Crowell 14-54, Hoyer 2-3.

PASSING—Indianapolis, Luck 24-53-2-294. Cleveland, Hoyer 14-31-2-140.

RECEIVING—Indianapolis, Hilton 10-150, Fleener 5-56, Herron 4-45, Moncrief 3-33, Allen 1-5, Wayne 1-5. Cleveland, Cameron 4-41, Hawkins 4-38, Gabriel 2-16, Gordon 2-15, Benjamin 1-27, Dray 1-3.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Cleveland, Cundiff 40 (WR).

Ohio State stats

No. 6 OHIO ST. 59, No. 11 WISCONSIN 0

Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 = 0

Ohio St. 14 24 7 14 = 59

First Quarter

OSU-D.Smith 39 pass from C.Jones (Nuernberger kick), 13:01.

OSU-Elliott 81 run (Nuernberger kick), 4:06.

Second Quarter

OSU-FG Nuernberger 23, 14:14.

OSU-D.Smith 44 pass from C.Jones (Nuernberger kick), 11:09.

OSU-Elliott 14 run (Nuernberger kick), 6:36.

OSU-Bosa 4 fumble return (Nuernberger kick), :36.

Third Quarter

OSU-D.Smith 42 pass from C.Jones (Nuernberger kick), 9:24.

Fourth Quarter

OSU-Samuel 12 run (Nuernberger kick), 11:39.

OSU-Samuel 1 run (Nuernberger kick), 2:25.

A-60,229.

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Wisc OSU

First downs 18 24

Rushes-yards 37-71 38-301

Passing 187 257

Comp-Att-Int 17-43-3 12-18-0

Return Yards 0 68

Punts-Avg. 8-41.1 4-53.0

Fumbles-Lost 3-1 1-0

Penalties-Yards 3-23 5-44

Time of Possession 33:55 26:05

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING-Wisconsin, Gordon 26-76, Clement 5-14, Doe 1-6, Erickson 1-4, McEvoy 1-2, Stave 3-(minus 31). Ohio St., Elliott 20-220, Dunn 5-47, Samuel 4-23, C.Jones 8-9, Marshall 1-2.

PASSING-Wisconsin, Stave 17-43-3-187. Ohio St., C.Jones 12-17-0-257, Marshall 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING-Wisconsin, Erickson 7-83, Doe 3-41, Fumagalli 2-24, Arneson 2-23, Clement 2-12, Traylor 1-4. Ohio St., D.Smith 4-137, M.Thomas 3-41, Marshall 2-36, C.Smith 2-30, Spencer 1-13.

College football

Saturday’s College Football Scores

EAST

Concord 32, Bloomsburg 26

Linfield 45, Widener 7

New Hampshire 44, Fordham 19

SMU 27, UConn 20

Villanova 29, Liberty 22

Wesley 41, Hobart 13

SOUTH

Alcorn St. 38, Southern U. 24

Chattanooga 35, Indiana St. 14

Coastal Carolina 36, Richmond 15

Florida St. 37, Georgia Tech 35

Marshall 26, Louisiana Tech 23

Sam Houston St. 37, Jacksonville St. 26

Temple 10, Tulane 3

West Georgia 31, Valdosta St. 17

MIDWEST

Alabama 42, Missouri 13

Cincinnati 38, Houston 31

Illinois St. 41, N. Iowa 21

Marian (Ind.) 41, Morningside 21

Minn. St.-Mankato 44, Minn. Duluth 17

Mount Union 36, John Carroll 28

N. Dakota St. 27, S. Dakota St. 24

Ohio St. 59, Wisconsin 0

S. Oregon 62, St. Xavier 37

Wis.-Whitewater 37, Wartburg 33

SOUTHWEST

Baylor 38, Kansas St. 27

Oklahoma St. 38, Oklahoma 35, OT

TCU 55, Iowa St. 3

FAR WEST

Boise St. 28, Fresno St. 14

CSU-Pueblo 31, Ohio Dominican 28

E. Washington 37, Montana 20

 

Bowl schedule

College Football FBS Bowls

All Times EST

Saturday, Dec. 20

New Orleans Bowl

Nevada (7-5) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4), 11 a.m. (ESPN)

New Mexico Bowl

At Albuquerque

UTEP (7-5) vs. Utah State (9-4), 2:20 p.m. (ESPN)

Las Vegas Bowl

Colorado State (10-2) vs. Utah (8-4), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

At Boise

Western Michigan (8-4) vs. Air Force (9-3), 5:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Camelia Bowl

At Montgomery, Ala.

Bowling Green (7-6) vs. South Alabama (6-6), 9:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Dec. 22

Miami Beach Bowl

BYU (8-4) vs. Memphis (9-3), 2 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Dec. 23

Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl

Marshall (12-1) vs. Northern Illinois (11-2), 6 p.m. (ESPN)

Poinsettia Bowl

At San Diego

Navy (6-5) vs. San Diego State (7-5), 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 24

Bahamas Bowl

At Nassau

Western Kentucky (7-5) vs. Central Michigan (7-5), Noon (ESPN)

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

Rice (7-5) vs. Fresno State (6-7), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 26

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Illinois (6-6) vs. Louisiana Tech (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Quick Lane Bowl

At Detroit

Rutgers (7-5) vs. North Carolina (6-6), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)

St. Petersburg (Fla.) Bowl

UCF (9-3) vs. N.C. State (7-5), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 27

Military Bowl

At Annapolis, Md.

Virginia Tech (6-6) vs. Cincinnati (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

Duke (9-3) vs. Arizona State (9-3), 2 p.m. (CBS)

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

Miami (6-6) vs. South Carolina (6-6), 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

Pinstripe Bowl

At Bronx, N.Y.

Boston College (7-5) vs. Penn State (6-6), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Nebraska (9-3) vs. Southern Cal (8-4), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Dec. 29

Liberty Bowl

At Memphis, Tenn.

West Virginia (7-5) vs. Texas A&M (7-5), 2 p.m. (ESPN)

Russell Athletic Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Clemson (9-3) vs. Oklahoma (8-4), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Texas Bowl

At Houston

Texas (6-6) vs. Arkansas (6-6), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Dec. 30

Music City Bowl

At Nashville, Tenn.

Notre Dame (7-5) vs. LSU (8-4), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Belk Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

Louisville (9-3) vs. Georgia (9-3), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Fosters Farm Bowl

At Santa Clara, Calif.

Stanford (7-5) vs. Maryland (7-5), 10 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 31

Peach Bowl

At Atlanta

Mississippi (9-3) vs. TCU (11-1), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Fiesta Bowl

At Glendale, Ariz.

Boise State (11-2) vs. Arizona (10-3), 4 p.m. (ESPN)

Orange Bowl

At Miami

Mississippi State (10-2) vs. Georgia Tech (10-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Jan. 1

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

Wisconsin (10-3) vs. Auburn (8-4), Noon (ESPN2)

Cotton Bowl Classic

At Arlington, Texas

Michigan State (10-2) vs. Baylor (11-1), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Citrus Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Minnesota (8-4) vs. Missouri (10-3), 1 p.m. (ABC)

Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

Playoff semifinal: Oregon (12-1) vs. Florida State (13-0), 5 p.m. (ESPN)

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

Playoff semifinal: Alabama (12-1) vs. Ohio State (12-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Jan. 2

Armed Forces Bowl

At Fort Worth, Texas

Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. Houston (7-5), Noon (ESPN)

TaxSlayer Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Iowa (7-5) vs. Tennessee (6-6), 3:20 p.m. (ESPN)

Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

UCLA (9-3) vs. Kansas State (9-3), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Cactus Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

Oklahoma State (6-6) vs. Washington (8-5), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 3

Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl

Florida (6-5) vs. East Carolina (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN2)

GoDaddy Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

Toledo (8-4) vs. Arkansas State (7-5), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 10

Medal of Honor Bowl

At Charleston, S.C.

American vs. National, 2:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 12

College Football Championship

At Arlington, Texas

Sugar Bowl winner vs. Rose Bowl winner, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 17

East-West Shrine Classic

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

East vs. West, 4 p.m.

(NFLN) NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

At Carson, Calif.

National vs. American, 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Jan. 24

Senior Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

North vs. South, 4 p.m. (NFLN)

 

AP football poll

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 6, 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. Alabama (27) 12-1 1,452 1

2. Florida St. (25) 13-0 1,436 2

3. Oregon (8) 12-1 1,426 3

4. Baylor 11-1 1,265 5

5. Ohio St. 12-1 1,262 6

6. TCU 11-1 1,257 4

7. Michigan St. 10-2 1,105 7

8. Mississippi St. 10-2 1,070 10

9. Mississippi 9-3 976 13

10. Georgia Tech 10-3 876 12

11. Kansas St. 9-3 875 9

12. Arizona 10-3 819 8

13. Georgia 9-3 745 15

14. UCLA 9-3 663 16

15. Arizona St. 9-3 602 17

16. Missouri 10-3 599 14

17. Wisconsin 10-3 542 11

18. Clemson 9-3 509 19

19. Auburn 8-4 450 20

20. Louisville 9-3 406 21

21. Boise St. 11-2 368 22

22. LSU 8-4 221 23

23. Utah 8-4 134 24

24. Southern Cal 8-4 112 NR

25. Nebraska 9-3 79 25

Others receiving votes: Minnesota 58, Oklahoma 46, Marshall 36, Memphis 34, Duke 32, Colorado St. 13, N. Illinois 11, Air Force 7, Cincinnati 5, UCF 4, West Virginia 4, Stanford 1.