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NFL standings

National Football League

Playoff Schedule & Results

FINAL STANDINGS

All Times EST

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 3

Arizona at Carolina, 4:35 p.m. (ESPN)

Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 8:15 p.m. (NBC)

Sunday, Jan. 4

Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 1:05 (CBS)

Detroit at Dallas, 4:40 p.m. (FOX)

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 10

Baltimore, Indianapolis or Cincinnati at New England, 4:35 p.m. (NBC)

Arizona, Detroit or Carolina at Seattle, 8:15 p.m. (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 11

Arizona, Dallas or Carolina at Green Bay, 1:05 p.m. (FOX)

Indianapolis, Cincinnati or Pittsburgh at Denver, 4:40 p.m. (CBS)

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 18

NFC, 3:05 p.m. (FOX)

AFC, 6:40 p.m. (CBS)

Pro Bowl

Sunday, Jan. 25

At Glendale, Ariz.

Team Irvin vs. Team Carter, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 1

At Glendale, Ariz.

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

 

NFL draft order

National Football League Draft Order

Does not include trades

1. Tampa Bay 2-14-0

2. Tennessee 2-14-0

3. Jacksonville 3-13-0

4. Oakland 3-13-0

5. Washington 4-12-0

6. N.Y. Jets 4-12-0

7. Chicago 5-11-0

8. Atlanta 6-10-0

9. N.Y. Giants 6-10-0

10. St. Louis 6-10-0

11. Minnesota 7-9-0

12. Cleveland 7-9-0

13. New Orleans 7-9-0

14. Miami 8-8-0

15. San Francisco 8-8-0

16. Houston 9-7-0

17. San Diego 9-7-0

18. Kansas City 9-7-0

19. Buffalo 9-7-0

20. Philadelphia 10-6-0

21. x-Carolina 7-8-1

22. Baltimore 10-6-0

23. x-Cincinnati 10-5-1

24. x-Pittsburgh 11-5-0

25. x-Detroit 11-5-0

26. x-Indianapolis 11-5-0

27. x-Arizona 11-5-0

28. x-Dallas 12-4-0

29. x-Green Bay 12-4-0

30. x-New England 12-4-0

31. xy-Denver 12-4-0

31. xy-Seattle 12-4-0

x-subject to playoffs

y-subject to coin flip

— The Super Bowl champion will select last and the loser of the Super Bowl next-to-last in all rounds, regardless of the record of such participating clubs in the regular season.

— The losers of the conference championship games shall select 29th and 30th in all rounds, according to the reverse order of their standing.

— The losers of the divisional playoff games shall select in the 25th through 28th positions in all rounds, according to the reverse order of their standing.

— The losers of the wild-card games shall select in the 21st through 24th positions in all rounds, according to the reverse order of their standing.

— Clubs not participating in the playoffs shall select in the first through 20th positions in all rounds, according to the reverse order of their standing.

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 24 7 .774 —

Brooklyn 14 16 .467 9 1/2

Boston 10 18 .357 12 1/2

New York 5 28 .152 20

Philadelphia 4 25 .138 19

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 22 8 .733 —

Washington 22 8 .733 —

Miami 14 18 .438 9

Orlando 13 21 .382 11

Charlotte 10 22 .313 13

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 22 9 .710 —

Cleveland 18 12 .600 3 1/2

Milwaukee 16 16 .500 6 1/2

Indiana 11 21 .344 11 1/2

Detroit 7 23 .233 14 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Memphis 22 8 .733 —

Houston 21 9 .700 1

Dallas 22 10 .688 1

San Antonio 19 13 .594 4

New Orleans 15 15 .500 7

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Portland 25 7 .781 —

Oklahoma City 15 17 .469 10

Denver 13 18 .419 11 1/2

Utah 10 21 .323 14 1/2

Minnesota 5 24 .172 18 1/2

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 24 5 .828 —

L.A. Clippers 21 11 .656 4 1/2

Phoenix 18 14 .563 7 1/2

Sacramento 13 18 .419 12

L.A. Lakers 9 22 .290 16

Monday’s Games

Chicago 92, Indiana 90

Milwaukee 104, Charlotte 94, OT

Orlando 102, Miami 101

Brooklyn 107, Sacramento 99

Washington 104, Houston 103

L.A. Clippers 101, Utah 97

Tuesday’s Games

Detroit at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Brooklyn at Chicago, 8 p.m.

San Antonio at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Washington at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Denver, 9 p.m.

Minnesota at Utah, 9 p.m.

Toronto at Portland, 10 p.m.

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

Wednesday’s Games

Sacramento at Boston, 1 p.m.

Miami at Indiana, 3 p.m.

New York at L.A. Clippers, 6 p.m.

Charlotte at Houston, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at San Antonio, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Tampa Bay 38 23 11 4 50 122 99

Montreal 36 23 11 2 48 98 85

Detroit 37 19 9 9 47 105 94

Toronto 37 20 14 3 43 124 111

Boston 37 19 15 3 41 98 99

Florida 33 16 9 8 40 79 86

Ottawa 36 15 14 7 37 97 99

Buffalo 37 14 20 3 31 75 123

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 36 22 9 5 49 109 86

N.Y. Islanders 36 24 11 1 49 112 101

Washington 36 18 11 7 43 105 94

N.Y. Rangers 34 19 11 4 42 102 87

Philadelphia 36 14 16 6 34 100 109

Columbus 34 15 16 3 33 86 109

New Jersey 38 13 18 7 33 82 108

Carolina 36 10 22 4 24 72 98

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 37 25 10 2 52 117 78

Nashville 35 23 9 3 49 103 76

St. Louis 36 22 11 3 47 106 90

Winnipeg 37 19 11 7 45 94 87

Minnesota 34 17 13 4 38 99 95

Dallas 35 16 14 5 37 102 118

Colorado 36 13 15 8 34 92 109

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 38 24 8 6 54 107 101

Vancouver 34 20 11 3 43 100 93

San Jose 36 19 12 5 43 100 93

Los Angeles 37 18 12 7 43 101 91

Calgary 38 20 15 3 43 110 100

Arizona 36 14 18 4 32 86 115

Edmonton 36 7 22 7 21 76 125

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

Monday’s Games

Chicago 5, Nashville 4, SO

Boston 5, Detroit 2

New Jersey 3, Pittsburgh 1

N.Y. Islanders 4, Washington 3, OT

Montreal 3, Carolina 1

Ottawa 5, Buffalo 2

Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 2

St. Louis 3, Colorado 0

Minnesota 3, Winnipeg 2

Dallas 3, N.Y. Rangers 2

Calgary 2, Los Angeles 1

Arizona 4, Philadelphia 2

Tuesday’s Games

Montreal at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

St. Louis at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Los Angeles at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Vancouver at San Jose, 10 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

N.Y. Islanders at Winnipeg, 5 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 6 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Florida, 6 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Columbus, 7 p.m.

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

San Jose at Anaheim, 8 p.m.

Arizona at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Edmonton at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.

 

College basketball

Monday’s College Basketball Scores

EAST

Boston College 70, Mass.-Lowell 47

Boston U. 69, Wentworth 46

Fairleigh Dickinson 85, Towson 84, OT

Quinnipiac 81, Maine 64

Rider 76, Wagner 71

SOUTH

Charleston Southern 81, Johnson 47

Chattanooga 78, Lipscomb 60

Duke 86, Toledo 69

FIU 76, Florida A&M 55

LSU 87, Southern Miss. 67

NC Central 70, IUPUI 49

Old Dominion 69, Mount St. Mary’s 35

Tennessee Tech 87, North Florida 84

VCU 72, Cleveland St. 63

Valparaiso 79, James Madison 52

W. Kentucky 104, Alice Lloyd 62

MIDWEST

Illinois St. 99, Quincy 57

Miami (Ohio) 69, Capital 46

SOUTHWEST

Morehead St. 95, Cent. Arkansas 60

SMU 70, Midwestern St. 61

Sam Houston St. 102, Howard Payne 47

TCU 60, Tennessee St. 40

Texas 66, Rice 55

Texas Tech 60, North Texas 45

FAR WEST

No major team scores reported

 

H.S. scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Monday’s Girls Basketball Scores

Albany Alexander 56, Williamsport Westfall 36

Athens 56, Jackson 37

Ironton 74, Oak Hill 46

Logan 57, McArthur Vinton County 33

McDermott Scioto NW 63, Mowrystown Whiteoak 47

Philo 53, Vincent Warren 41

St. Patrick, Ky. 48, Franklin Furnace Green 41

Wellston 50, Frankfort Adena 30

Wheelersburg 63, Leesburg Fairfield 38

Chillicothe 48, Cols. Hartley 31

Fayetteville-Perry 54, Mt. Orab Western Brown 46

Georgetown 36, Sardinia Eastern Brown 35

Seaman N. Adams 53, Peebles 43

Bidwell River Valley 55, Crown City S. Gallia 37

Gallipolis Gallia 63, Ohio Valley Christian 12

 

College bowls

College Football FBS Bowl

Saturday, Dec. 20

New Orleans Bowl

Louisiana-Lafayette 16, Nevada 3

New Mexico Bowl

At Albuquerque

Utah State 21, UTEP 6

Las Vegas Bowl

Utah 45, Colorado State 10

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

At Boise

Air Force 38, Western Michigan 24

Camelia Bowl

At Montgomery, Ala.

Bowling Green 33, South Alabama 28

Monday, Dec. 22

Miami Beach Bowl

Memphis 55, BYU 48, 2OT

Tuesday, Dec. 23

Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl

Marshall 52, Northern Illinois 23

Poinsettia Bowl

At San Diego

Navy 17, San Diego State 16

Wednesday, Dec. 24

Bahamas Bowl

At Nassau

Western Kentucky 49, Central Michigan 48

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

Rice 30, Fresno State 6

Friday, Dec. 26

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Louisiana Tech 35, Illinois 18

Quick Lane Bowl

At Detroit

Rutgers 40, North Carolina 21

Saturday, Dec. 27

Military Bowl

At Annapolis, Md.

Virginia Tech 33, Cincinnati 17

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

Arizona State 36, Duke 31

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

South Carolina 24, Miami 21

Pinstripe Bowl

At Bronx, N.Y.

Penn State 31, Boston College 30, OT

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Southern Cal 45, Nebraska 42

Monday, Dec. 29

Liberty Bowl

At Memphis, Tenn.

Texas A&M 45, West Virginia 37

Russell Athletic Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Clemson 40, Oklahoma 6

Texas Bowl

At Houston

Arkansas 31, Texas 7

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 Gardens, Fla.

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 men’s poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 28, 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. Kentucky (65) 13-0 1,625 1

2. Duke 10-0 1,559 2

3. Virginia 11-0 1,457 5

4. Wisconsin 12-1 1,395 6

5. Louisville 11-1 1,327 4

6. Villanova 12-0 1,316 7

7. Gonzaga 12-1 1,249 8

8. Arizona 12-1 1,243 3

9. Iowa St. 9-1 1,005 12

10. Utah 9-2 956 14

11. Texas 10-2 903 9

12. Maryland 12-1 869 15

13. Kansas 9-2 775 10

14. Notre Dame 12-1 709 16

15. St. John’s 11-1 690 17

16. Wichita St. 10-2 630 11

17. West Virginia 11-1 584 18

18. Oklahoma 8-3 530 19

19. North Carolina 9-3 483 20

20. Ohio St. 11-2 435 21

21. Washington 11-1 253 13

22. Baylor 10-1 238 22

23. N. Iowa 11-1 216 23

24. Colorado St. 13-0 194 24

25. Georgetown 8-3 140 —

Others receiving votes: TCU 132, VCU 101, San Diego St. 40, Arkansas 27, George Washington 7, LSU 7, Old Dominion 7, Penn St. 5, UNLV 5, Indiana 4, Florida 2, Minnesota 2, Stanford 2, Army 1, California 1, Davidson 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 Dec. 28, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. Kentucky (30) 13-0 774 1

2. Duke (1) 10-0 744 2

3. Virginia 11-0 698 5

4. Wisconsin 12-1 663 6

5. Villanova 12-0 646 7

6. Louisville 11-1 614 4

7. Arizona 12-1 600 3

8. Gonzaga 12-1 587 8

9. Iowa State 9-1 484 12

10. Texas 10-2 428 9

11. Maryland 12-1 416 15

12. Utah 9-2 400 14

13. Notre Dame 12-1 371 16

14. Kansas 9-2 353 10

15. West Virginia 11-1 330 17

16. Wichita State 10-2 292 11

17. St. John’s 11-1 272 19

18. Ohio State 11-2 237 18

19. Washington 11-1 189 13

20. North Carolina 9-3 186 21

21. Oklahoma 8-3 163 20

22. Baylor 10-1 144 22

23. Northern Iowa 11-1 112 24

24. Colorado State 13-0 94 25

25. San Diego State 10-3 66 23

Others receiving votes: VCU 44, Georgetown 42, TCU 31, California 15, Arkansas 14, Minnesota 12, Seton Hall 12, Old Dominion 8, George Washington 7, LSU 6, Oklahoma State 6, Indiana 4, UConn 3, Illinois 3, Georgia 2, Stanford 2, Penn State 1.

 

AP women’s poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 28, 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. South Carolina (24) 12-0 864 1

2. UConn (7) 9-1 835 2

3. Texas (4) 10-0 814 3

4. Notre Dame 12-1 757 4

5. Texas A&M 11-1 732 5

6. Baylor 10-1 666 6

7. Louisville 11-1 632 7

8. Tennessee 10-2 625 8

9. North Carolina 11-1 586 9

10. Duke 8-3 542 10

11. Kentucky 11-2 504 12

12. Nebraska 10-1 497 12

13. Oregon St. 10-1 480 10

14. Maryland 9-2 428 15

15. Stanford 8-4 359 16

16. Rutgers 10-2 327 17

17. Mississippi St. 14-0 311 19

18. Oklahoma St. 9-1 299 18

19. Georgia 12-1 241 14

20. Iowa 10-2 159 23

21. Syracuse 9-3 148 22

22. Arizona St. 11-1 115 25

23. Seton Hall 12-1 73 —

24. Michigan St. 8-4 64 20

25. DePaul 9-4 61 —

Others receiving votes: Northwestern 53, Princeton 52, West Virginia 25, Chattanooga 20, W. Kentucky 20, California 15, James Madison 14, Washington 13, Florida St. 12, Washington St. 12, Green Bay 8, Arkansas 5, St. John’s 5, Dayton 1, Indiana St. 1.