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Scoreboard

 

NFL standings

National Football League

Al Times EST

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New England 12 2 0 .857 435 269

N.Y. Jets 9 5 0 .643 344 272

Buffalo 6 8 0 .429 341 336

Miami 5 9 0 .357 278 361

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Houston 7 7 0 .500 275 301

Indianapolis 6 8 0 .429 285 372

Jacksonville 5 9 0 .357 343 380

Tennessee 3 11 0 .214 269 359

North

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Cincinnati 11 3 0 .786 378 243

Pittsburgh 9 5 0 .643 378 287

Baltimore 4 10 0 .286 292 360

Cleveland 3 11 0 .214 253 387

W L T Pct PF PA

Denver 10 4 0 .714 308 259

Kansas City 9 5 0 .643 365 257

Oakland 6 8 0 .429 319 356

San Diego 4 10 0 .286 280 348

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Washington 7 7 0 .500 316 332

Philadelphia 6 8 0 .429 318 362

N.Y. Giants 6 8 0 .429 373 358

Dallas 4 10 0 .286 246 324

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Carolina 14 0 0 1.000 449 278

Atlanta 7 7 0 .500 302 312

Tampa Bay 6 8 0 .429 311 353

New Orleans 5 8 0 .385 323 397

North

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Green Bay 10 4 0 .714 347 265

Minnesota 9 5 0 .643 296 272

Chicago 5 9 0 .357 289 352

Detroit 4 9 0 .308 267 336

West

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Arizona 12 2 0 .857 445 269

x-Seattle 9 5 0 .643 370 248

St. Louis 6 8 0 .429 241 294

San Francisco 4 10 0 .286 202 339

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Thursday, Dec. 17

St. Louis 31, Tampa Bay 23

Saturday, Dec. 19

N.Y. Jets 19, Dallas 16

Sunday, Dec. 20

Minnesota 38, Chicago 17

Atlanta 23, Jacksonville 17

Houston 16, Indianapolis 10

Carolina 38, N.Y. Giants 35

New England 33, Tennessee 16

Washington 35, Buffalo 25

Kansas City 34, Baltimore 14

Seattle 30, Cleveland 13

Green Bay 30, Oakland 20

San Diego 30, Miami 14

Cincinnati 24, San Francisco 14

Pittsburgh 34, Denver 27

Arizona 40, Philadelphia 17

Monday, Dec. 21

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

Thursday, Dec. 24

San Diego at Oakland, 8:25 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 26

Washington at Philadelphia, 8:25 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 27

Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Dallas at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

San Francisco at Detroit, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

Indianapolis at Miami, 1 p.m.

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

Jacksonville at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

New England at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

Chicago at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

Houston at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Green Bay at Arizona, 4:25 p.m.

St. Louis at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Baltimore-x, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 28

Cincinnati at Denver, 8:30 p.m.

 

Bengals’ stats

Cincinnati 0 21 3 0 = 24

San Francisco 0 0 7 7 = 14

Second Quarter

Cin-J.Hill 1 run (Nugent kick), 5:16.

Cin-J.Hill 1 run (Nugent kick), 1:17.

Cin-Kroft 20 pass from McCarron (Nugent kick), :53.

Third Quarter

Cin-FG Nugent 22, 8:40.

SF-Miller 1 run (Dawson kick), 3:14.

Fourth Quarter

SF-Boldin 15 pass from Gabbert (Dawson kick), 2:17.

A-70,799.

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Cin SF

First downs 14 17

Total Net Yards 242 318

Rushes-yards 36-68 17-55

Passing 174 263

Punt Returns 3-(-1) 6-40

Kickoff Returns 2-46 3-87

Interceptions Ret. 3-44 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 15-21-0 30-50-3

Sacked-Yards Lost 4-18 4-32

Punts 8-51.6 7-40.6

Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1

Penalties-Yards 6-45 11-98

Time of Possession 30:59 29:01

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING-Cincinnati, Bernard 14-33, J.Hill 19-31, McCarron 2-2, Sanu 1-2. San Francisco, Draughn 9-38, Gabbert 2-10, Cadet 2-4, Miller 2-3, Gaskins 2-0.

PASSING-Cincinnati, McCarron 15-21-0-192. San Francisco, Gabbert 30-50-3-295.

RECEIVING-Cincinnati, M.Jones 4-89, Bernard 4-18, Kroft 3-31, Sanu 2-8, Green 1-37, Hewitt 1-9. San Francisco, Boldin 8-74, Gaskins 6-52, Bell 4-43, Cadet 4-32, Patton 3-37, Smith 2-33, McDonald 1-10, Miller 1-10, Draughn 1-4.

MISSED FIELD GOALS-San Francisco, Dawson 41 (BK).

 

Browns’ stats

Cleveland 7 3 0 3 = 13

Seattle 7 13 0 10 = 30

First Quarter

Cle-Barnidge 7 pass from Manziel (Coons kick), 8:07.

Sea-Baldwin 3 pass from Wilson (Hauschka kick), :43.

Second Quarter

Sea-Baldwin 6 pass from Wilson (Hauschka kick), 9:56.

Cle-FG Coons 34, 6:31.

Sea-FG Hauschka 49, :55.

Sea-FG Hauschka 27, :00.

Fourth Quarter

Sea-Lockett 27 pass from Wilson (Hauschka kick), 14:54.

Cle-FG Coons 37, 9:02.

Sea-FG Hauschka 30, 3:34.

A-69,002.

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Cle Sea

First downs 15 28

Total Net Yards 230 423

Rushes-yards 17-94 36-182

Passing 136 241

Punt Returns 0-0 1-5

Kickoff Returns 5-159 4-91

Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-0

Comp-Att-Int 19-32-1 21-30-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 3-25 2-8

Punts 3-43.0 1-64.0

Fumbles-Lost 2-0 0-0

Penalties-Yards 4-40 5-30

Time of Possession 25:27 34:33

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING-Cleveland, Johnson Jr. 4-46, Crowell 9-23, Manziel 2-17, Benjamin 1-9, Pryor 1-(minus 1). Seattle, Michael 16-84, Wilson 5-46, Brown 9-43, Coleman 5-10, T.Jackson 1-(minus 1).

PASSING-Cleveland, Manziel 19-32-1-161. Seattle, Wilson 21-30-0-249.

RECEIVING-Cleveland, Johnson Jr. 5-39, Barnidge 3-29, Benjamin 3-26, Crowell 3-7, Bowe 2-22, Gabriel 2-18, Moore 1-20. Seattle, Kearse 7-110, Lockett 5-55, Baldwin 4-45, F.Jackson 2-17, Willson 2-17, Helfet 1-5.

MISSED FIELD GOALS-None.

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

All Times EST

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 17 12 .586 —

Boston 14 13 .519 2

New York 14 14 .500 2 1/2

Brooklyn 7 20 .259 9

Philadelphia 1 28 .034 16

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 16 10 .615 —

Atlanta 17 12 .586 1/2

Charlotte 15 11 .577 1

Orlando 15 12 .556 1 1/2

Washington 11 14 .440 4 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 18 7 .720 —

Indiana 16 10 .615 2 1/2

Chicago 15 10 .600 3

Detroit 16 12 .571 3 1/2

Milwaukee 11 18 .379 9

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 23 5 .821 —

Dallas 15 12 .556 7 1/2

Memphis 15 14 .517 8 1/2

Houston 14 14 .500 9

New Orleans 8 19 .296 14 1/2

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 18 9 .667 —

Utah 11 14 .440 6

Denver 11 16 .407 7

Minnesota 11 16 .407 7

Portland 11 18 .379 8

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 26 1 .963 —

L.A. Clippers 16 12 .571 10 1/2

Phoenix 12 17 .414 15

Sacramento 11 16 .407 15

L.A. Lakers 4 23 .148 22

Saturday’s Games

Oklahoma City 118, L.A. Lakers 78

Washington 109, Charlotte 101

New York 107, Chicago 91

Memphis 96, Indiana 84

Houston 107, L.A. Clippers 97

Sunday’s Games

Miami 116, Portland 109

Minnesota 100, Brooklyn 85

Cleveland 108, Philadelphia 86

Milwaukee 101, Phoenix 95

Sacramento 104, Toronto 94

Atlanta 103, Orlando 100

New Orleans 130, Denver 125

Monday’s Games

Sacramento at Washington, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

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

Brooklyn at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Charlotte at Houston, 8 p.m.

Portland at Atlanta, 8 p.m.

Indiana at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Utah, 9 p.m.

Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games

Memphis at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

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

 

Cavaliers’ box

PHILADELPHIA (86)

Covington 2-9 0-0 5, Noel 5-10 5-11 15, Okafor 3-11 3-4 9, Marshall 3-7 2-2 8, Canaan 2-9 0-0 6, H.Thompson 2-6 0-0 6, Wroten 2-8 2-2 6, Grant 2-9 2-2 6, Sampson 4-7 2-4 10, Holmes 1-4 3-3 5, McConnell 4-6 2-2 10, Stauskas 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-86 21-30 86.

CLEVELAND (108)

James 10-17 3-4 23, Love 2-4 5-6 10, Mozgov 3-6 2-2 8, Irving 5-12 0-0 12, Smith 3-5 1-1 8, Dellavedova 7-10 2-2 20, Shumpert 1-5 1-2 3, T.Thompson 2-4 2-2 6, Jones 1-5 0-0 2, Jefferson 3-6 0-0 9, Varejao 0-4 0-0 0, Cunningham 1-4 1-2 3, Kaun 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 40-85 17-21 108.

Philadelphia 25 13 22 26 — 86

Cleveland 21 34 33 20 — 108

3-Point Goals—Philadelphia 5-25 (H.Thompson 2-4, Canaan 2-6, Covington 1-6, Grant 0-1, Marshall 0-2, Holmes 0-2, Wroten 0-4), Cleveland 11-25 (Dellavedova 4-6, Jefferson 3-5, Irving 2-2, Smith 1-1, Love 1-2, Shumpert 0-1, Mozgov 0-1, Cunningham 0-2, Jones 0-2, James 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Philadelphia 65 (Noel 12), Cleveland 49 (Mozgov 8). Assists—Philadelphia 15 (Marshall 4), Cleveland 25 (Smith, Irving, James, Shumpert 4). Total Fouls—Philadelphia 22, Cleveland 19. Technicals—Cleveland Coach Blatt. A—20,562 (20,562).

 

Ohio U. stats

APPALACHIAN ST. 31, OHIO 29

Ohio 0 17 7 5 = 29

Appalachian St. 7 0 0 24 = 31

First Quarter

App-Lamb 21 run (Matics kick), 7:17.

Second Quarter

Ohio-FG Yazdani 36, 1:31.

Ohio-Poling 20 interception return (Yazdani kick), 1:23.

Ohio-Ouellette 7 run (Yazdani kick), :20.

Third Quarter

Ohio-Johnson 45 fumble return (Yazdani kick), 8:06.

Fourth Quarter

App-B.Burns 17 pass from Lamb (Matics kick), 13:52.

App-Cox 26 run (Matics kick), 13:10.

App-B.Burns 8 pass from Lamb (Matics kick), 11:56.

Ohio-Johnson Safety, 6:06.

Ohio-FG Yazdani 21, 1:47.

App-FG Matics 23, :00.

A-21,395.

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Ohio App

First downs 15 24

Rushes-yards 36-107 49-303

Passing 165 124

Comp-Att-Int 15-29-2 13-26-1

Return Yards 20 11

Punts-Avg. 8-37.8 4-35.0

Fumbles-Lost 2-1 2-2

Penalties-Yards 7-85 9-80

Time of Possession 30:06 29:54

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING-Ohio, Ouellette 14-45, Sprague 10-35, White 7-25, Windham 1-2, Patterson 4-0. Appalachian St., Cox 24-162, J.Moore 13-96, Lamb 9-51, Upshaw 2-8, Team 1-(minus 14).

PASSING-Ohio, Sprague 14-28-2-132, Windham 1-1-0-33. Appalachian St., Lamb 13-26-1-124.

RECEIVING-Ohio, White 4-32, S.Smith 3-23, Patterson 3-19, Cope 2-46, Sawyer 1-33, Heitzman 1-10, Ouellette 1-2. Appalachian St., McElfresh 5-42, B.Burns 3-32, M.Jones 2-30, Barbour 1-10, Beathard 1-10, Lewis 1-0.

 

College bowls

2015-16 College Football Bowl Schedule

Saturday, Dec. 19

Celebration Bowl

Atlanta

NC A&T 41, Alcorn State 34

New Mexico Bowl

Albuquerque

Arizona 45, New Mexico 37

Las Vegas Bowl

Utah 35, BYU 28

Camelia Bowl

Montgomery, Ala.

Appalachian State 31, Ohio 29

Cure Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

San Jose State 27, Georgia State 16

New Orleans Bowl

Louisiana Tech 47, Arkansas State 28

 

Monday, Dec. 21

Miami Beach Bowl

South Florida (8-4) vs. Western Kentucky (11-2), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)

 

Tuesday, Dec. 22

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Boise

Akron (7-5) vs. Utah State (6-6), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl

Temple (10-3) vs. Toledo (9-2), 7 p.m. (ESPN)

 

Wednesday, Dec. 23

Poinsettia Bowl

San Diego

Northern Illinois (8-5) vs. Boise State (8-4), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)

GoDaddy Bowl

Mobile, Ala.

Bowling Green (10-3) vs. Georgia Southern (8-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

 

Thursday, Dec. 24

Bahamas Bowl

Nassau

Middle Tennessee (7-5) vs. Western Michigan (7-5), Noon (ESPN)

Hawaii Bowl

Honolulu

Cincinnati (7-5) vs. San Diego State (10-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

 

Saturday, Dec. 26

St. Petersburg (Fla.) Bowl

Marshall (9-3) vs. UConn (6-6), 11 a.m. (ESPN)

Sun Bowl

El Paso, Texas

Miami (8-4) vs. Washington State (8-4), 2 p.m. (CBS)

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Washington (6-6) vs. Southern Mississippi (9-4), 3:20 p.m. (ESPN)

Pinstripe Bowl

Bronx, N.Y.

Duke (7-5) vs. Indiana (6-6), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Independence Bowl

Shreveport, La.

Virginia Tech (6-6) vs. Tulsa (6-6), 5:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Foster Farms Bowl

Santa Clara, Calif.

Nebraska (5-7) vs. UCLA (8-4), 9:15 p.m. (ESPN)

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 34 20 11 3 43 103 82

Boston 32 19 9 4 42 104 83

Detroit 33 17 9 7 41 86 85

Florida 34 18 12 4 40 93 80

Ottawa 34 17 12 5 39 104 102

Tampa Bay 34 17 14 3 37 86 80

Buffalo 34 14 16 4 32 79 89

Toronto 31 11 13 7 29 77 86

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 32 24 6 2 50 103 70

N.Y. Rangers 35 19 12 4 42 101 91

N.Y. Islanders 34 18 11 5 41 91 80

New Jersey 34 16 13 5 37 79 84

Philadelphia 33 14 12 7 35 70 89

Pittsburgh 32 15 14 3 33 71 82

Carolina 33 13 15 5 31 79 99

Columbus 35 13 19 3 29 86 107

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Dallas 33 24 7 2 50 114 85

St. Louis 34 20 10 4 44 87 81

Chicago 34 19 11 4 42 92 80

Minnesota 31 17 8 6 40 86 73

Nashville 33 16 11 6 38 85 85

Colorado 34 17 16 1 35 95 90

Winnipeg 32 15 15 2 32 90 97

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 32 20 10 2 42 81 71

San Jose 32 16 15 1 33 85 87

Vancouver 35 12 14 9 33 89 102

Arizona 32 15 15 2 32 87 102

Calgary 33 15 16 2 32 87 112

Edmonton 34 14 18 2 30 88 105

Anaheim 31 12 14 5 29 58 77

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

Saturday’s Games

Chicago 3, Buffalo 2, SO

Columbus 3, Philadelphia 2, SO

St. Louis 3, Calgary 2

Toronto 5, Los Angeles 0

Anaheim 2, New Jersey 1

Carolina 2, Pittsburgh 1

Dallas 6, Montreal 2

Nashville 3, Minnesota 2

Arizona 1, N.Y. Islanders 0

Colorado 5, Edmonton 1

Sunday’s Games

Florida 5, Vancouver 4, SO

Boston 2, New Jersey 1, SO

Tampa Bay 5, Ottawa 2

Detroit 4, Calgary 2

Washington 7, N.Y. Rangers 3

San Jose at Chicago, 7 p.m.

Monday’s Games

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

St. Louis at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Washington at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Montreal at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Toronto at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Winnipeg at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games

St. Louis at Boston, 7 p.m.

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

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

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

Ottawa at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

Montreal at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Winnipeg at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Toronto at Arizona, 9 p.m.

San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Philadelphia 0 0 2 0 — 2

Columbus 1 1 0 0 — 3

Columbus won shootout 2-1

First Period—1, Columbus, Saad 12 (Dubinsky, Connauton), 14:01. Penalties—Johansen, Clm (tripping), 3:42; Prout, Clm (boarding), 8:47; Laughton, Phi (hooking), 12:01; Simmonds, Phi, minor-major-misconduct (instigator, fighting), 18:46; Gudas, Phi (roughing), 18:46; Dubinsky, Clm, minor-major (kneeing, fighting), 18:46; Calvert, Clm (roughing), 18:46.

Second Period—2, Columbus, Murray 3 (Foligno, Hartnell), 18:09 (pp). Penalties—Giroux, Phi (interference), 3:51; Umberger, Phi, double minor (high-sticking), 15:13.

Third Period—3, Philadelphia, Laughton 4 (Read, Schultz), 5:32. 4, Philadelphia, Voracek 3 (Couturier, Gostisbehere), 14:19. Penalties—Read, Phi (goaltender interference), 2:11; Schultz, Phi (hooking), 7:19.

Overtime—None. Penalties—None.

Shootout—Philadelphia 1 (Giroux NG, Voracek NG, Simmonds G, Laughton NG, Read NG, B.Schenn NG), Columbus 2 (Atkinson G, Johansen NG, Wennberg NG, Foligno NG, Saad NG, Dubinsky G).

Shots on Goal—Philadelphia 9-10-12-1—32. Columbus 16-10-8-3—37.

Power-play opportunities—Philadelphia 0 of 2; Columbus 1 of 6.

Goalies—Philadelphia, Mason 6-8-5 (37 shots-35 saves). Columbus, Korpisalo 1-2-0 (32-30).

A—14,030 (18,144). T—2:44.

Referees—Tom Kowal, Mike Leggo. Linesmen—David Brisebois, Andy McElman.

 

Rio Grande box

TOWSON 88, RIO GRANDE 47

RIO GRANDE (10-4)

Black 2-11 0-0 4, Cruse 0-4 1-2 1, Bazemore 8-13 1-3 17, Joiner 2-7 3-4 7, Elliott 1-2 0-0 3, Hill 2-9 0-0 5, Oliver 0-1 0-0 0, Rhodes 2-7 0-0 5, Price 1-3 0-0 2, Snyder 0-1 0-0 0, Eze 0-2 0-0 0, Washington 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 19-63 5-9 47.

TOWSON (8-4)

Hawkins 4-12 4-4 13, McNeil 4-8 0-0 9, J. Davis 5-12 1-2 13, Parker-Rivera 1-5 3-4 5, Adala Moto 4-11 4-6 12, Ivory 1-5 0-0 3, Foster 4-4 3-4 11, Morsell 5-8 0-0 11, Keith II 2-3 1-1 6, Thomas 2-2 1-1 5. Totals 32-70 17-22 88.

Halftime—Towson 45-25. 3-Point Goals—Rio Grande 4-23 (Washington 1-1, Elliott 1-2, Rhodes 1-5, Hill 1-7, Snyder 0-1, Bazemore 0-1, Oliver 0-1, Cruse 0-1, Joiner 0-2, Black 0-2), Towson 7-28 (J. Davis 2-5, Keith II 1-2, McNeil 1-3, Morsell 1-4, Ivory 1-5, Hawkins 1-9). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Rio Grande 38 (Cruse 8), Towson 51 (Adala Moto 11). Assists—Rio Grande 6 (Price 2), Towson 11 (Ivory 3). Total Fouls—Rio Grande 21, Towson 14. A—1,660.