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Scoreboard

 

NFL standings

National Football League

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 9 0 .357 350 432

North

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Green Bay 10 4 0 .714 347 265

Minnesota 9 5 0 .643 296 272

Detroit 5 9 0 .357 302 363

Chicago 5 9 0 .357 289 352

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 35, New Orleans 27

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.

 

Passing leaders

NFL Career Passing Yards Leaders

Through Dec. 21

(x-active):

1. x-Peyton Manning 71,871

2. Brett Favre 71,838

3. Dan Marino 61,361

4. x-Drew Brees 60,168

5. x-Tom Brady 57,663

6. John Elway 51,475

7. Warren Moon 49,325

8. Fran Tarkenton 47,003

9. Vinny Testaverde 46,233

10. Drew Bledsoe 44,611

11. x-Eli Manning 43,655

12. Dan Fouts 43,040

13. x-Ben Roethlisberger 42,426

14. Kerry Collins 40,992

15. Joe Montana 40,551

16. Johnny Unitas 40,239

17. x-Philip Rivers 40,942

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 17 12 .586 —

Boston 15 13 .536 1 1/2

New York 14 15 .483 3

Brooklyn 8 20 .286 8 1/2

Philadelphia 1 28 .034 16

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 16 10 .615 —

Atlanta 18 12 .600 —

Orlando 16 12 .571 1

Charlotte 15 12 .556 1 1/2

Washington 12 14 .462 4

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 18 7 .720 —

Indiana 16 11 .593 3

Chicago 15 11 .577 3 1/2

Detroit 16 12 .571 3 1/2

Milwaukee 11 18 .379 9

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 24 5 .828 —

Dallas 15 12 .556 8

Memphis 15 14 .517 9

Houston 15 14 .517 9

New Orleans 8 19 .296 15

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 19 9 .679 —

Utah 12 14 .462 6

Denver 11 16 .407 7 1/2

Minnesota 11 17 .393 8

Portland 11 19 .367 9

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 26 1 .963 —

L.A. Clippers 16 13 .552 11

Phoenix 12 18 .400 15 1/2

Sacramento 11 17 .393 15 1/2

L.A. Lakers 4 23 .148 22

Monday’s Games

Washington 113, Sacramento 99

Boston 113, Minnesota 99

Orlando 107, New York 99

Brooklyn 105, Chicago 102

Houston 102, Charlotte 95

Atlanta 106, Portland 97

San Antonio 106, Indiana 92

Utah 110, Phoenix 89

Oklahoma City 100, L.A. Clippers 99

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.

Wednesday’s Games

New York at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Sacramento at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Houston at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Memphis at Washington, 7 p.m.

Boston at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Portland at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Philadelphia at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Atlanta, 8 p.m.

Denver at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

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

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

 

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 45, South Florida 35

 

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)

 

Marshall box

MARSHALL 90, WYOMING 82

MARSHALL (4-7)

Kelly 15-21 5-5 38, Taylor 2-6 2-3 6, Browning 2-5 2-2 6, Elmore 2-9 7-8 13, Loop 2-6 0-0 6, Thompson 1-4 2-2 4, Burks 3-7 1-2 8, Edmonds 3-4 0-0 9, Dozic 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-62 19-22 90.

WYOMING (7-5)

Herndon 0-5 2-2 2, Aka Gorski 2-4 1-1 6, Lieberman 2-3 0-0 5, Adams 11-19 8-9 37, McManamen 5-15 5-5 18, James 4-6 2-2 10, Dalton 0-0 0-0 0, Barnes 2-2 0-2 4, Washington III 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 26-56 18-21 82.

Halftime—Marshall 44-37. 3-Point Goals—Marshall 11-32 (Edmonds 3-4, Kelly 3-6, Loop 2-6, Elmore 2-7, Burks 1-4, Taylor 0-1, Thompson 0-1, Browning 0-3), Wyoming 12-31 (Adams 7-11, McManamen 3-9, Lieberman 1-1, Aka Gorski 1-3, Washington III 0-2, James 0-2, Herndon 0-3). Fouled Out—Elmore, Lieberman, Taylor. Rebounds—Marshall 38 (Kelly 13), Wyoming 28 (Adams 10). Assists—Marshall 16 (Burks 4), Wyoming 13 (Herndon 5). Total Fouls—Marshall 22, Wyoming 19. A—NA.

 

Men’s AP poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 20, total 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. Michigan St. (64) 12-0 1,623 1

2. Kansas (1) 9-1 1,537 2

3. Oklahoma 8-0 1,495 3

4. Maryland 10-1 1,428 6

5. Virginia 9-1 1,350 8

6. Xavier 11-0 1,287 10

7. North Carolina 9-2 1,215 11

8. Arizona 11-1 1,056 13

9. Butler 9-1 947 17

10. Providence 11-1 911 14

11. Iowa St. 9-1 907 5

12. Kentucky 9-2 856 4

13. Miami 9-1 851 15

14. Purdue 11-1 833 9

15. Duke 9-2 809 7

16. Louisville 9-1 652 19

17. Villanova 8-2 649 12

18. SMU 9-0 628 18

19. West Virginia 9-1 470 20

20. George Washington 10-1 366 21

21. Texas A&M 9-2 327 24

22. Cincinnati 10-2 315 23

23. Baylor 8-2 141 16

24. Utah 9-2 107 —

25. South Carolina 10-0 87 —

Others receiving votes: UCLA 49, UConn 46, Oregon 34, Gonzaga 33, Colorado 27, Dayton 17, Pittsburgh 16, N. Iowa 15, UALR 14, Vanderbilt 8, Monmouth (NJ) 6, Iowa 5, Florida 3, Texas 3, Northwestern 2.

 

Men’s USA Today

The top 25 teams in the USA Today men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 20, 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. Michigan State (29) 12-0 773 1

2. Oklahoma (2) 8-0 718 3

3. Kansas 9-1 716 5

4. Maryland 10-1 687 7

5. Virginia 9-1 646 9

6. Xavier 11-0 603 10

7. North Carolina 9-2 520 11

8. Arizona 11-1 517 12

9. Iowa State 9-1 506 2

10. Duke 9-2 455 6

11. Kentucky 9-2 441 4

12. Butler 9-1 410 18

13. Purdue 11-1 378 8

14. Providence 11-1 376 14

15. Louisville 9-1 371 16

16. Miami 9-1 323 19

17. Villanova 8-2 310 13

18. West Virginia 9-1 301 16

19. Texas A&M 9-2 169 24

20. George Washington 10-1 159 22

21. Cincinnati 10-2 153 20

22. Baylor 8-2 122 14

23. South Carolina 10-0 77 25

24. Gonzaga 8-3 59 21

25. Vanderbilt 7-3 45 23

Others receiving votes: UConn 38, Utah 35, Pittsburgh 34, Colorado 31, UCLA 22, Oregon 18, Notre Dame 15, Dayton 10, UALR 8, California 8, Northern Iowa 5, Texas 5, Florida 4, Indiana 3, Iowa 2, Monmouth 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 Dec. 20, total 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. UConn (32) 8-0 800 1

2. South Carolina 11-0 763 2

3. Notre Dame 9-1 725 3

4. Baylor 12-0 712 4

5. Texas 10-0 662 5

6. Maryland 11-0 653 6

7. Kentucky 10-0 595 8

8. Mississippi St. 10-1 560 9

9. Ohio St. 7-3 531 10

10. Florida St. 8-2 474 11

11. Oregon St. 8-1 461 7

12. Stanford 8-2 442 15

13. Duke 9-3 386 13

14. Tennessee 8-3 383 14

15. Northwestern 10-1 319 12

16. Texas A&M 8-3 312 18

17. DePaul 8-4 277 16

18. Oklahoma 9-2 211 17

19. UCLA 7-2 200 19

20. South Florida 7-2 163 20

21. California 7-2 140 21

22. Arizona St. 7-3 133 21

23. Miami 11-1 124 23

24. Michigan St. 8-2 99 24

25. Missouri 11-0 79 –

Others receiving votes: Seton Hall 39, Southern Cal 33, Georgia 32, Virginia Tech 22, Syracuse 20, Iowa 15, Oregon 10, St. John’s 8, Florida 5, Princeton 4, Nebraska 3, Oklahoma St. 2, UTEP 2, Washington 1.

 

Boys’ H.S. scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Monday’s Boys’ Basketball Scores

Beverly Ft. Frye 63, Linsly, W.Va. 39

Cols. Africentric 57, Portsmouth 50

Girls’ H.S. scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Monday’s Girls’ Basketball Scores

Albany Alexander 44, Athens 24

Belpre 72, Wahama, W.Va. 14

Caldwell 45, Sarahsville Shenandoah 5

Chillicothe 71, Cols. Hamilton Twp. 39

Circleville 62, Williamsport Westfall 45

Circleville Logan Elm 45, Chillicothe Zane Trace 34

Crown City S. Gallia 44, Corning Miller 26

Lees Creek E. Clinton 41, Frankfort Adena 33

Lucasville Valley 55, Portsmouth Clay 35

Lynchburg-Clay 89, Bainbridge Paint Valley 22

McArthur Vinton County 53, Bidwell River Valley 26

Nelsonville-York 62, Glouster Trimble 37

Peebles 73, W. Union 37

Pomeroy Meigs 48, Wellston 30

Portsmouth Notre Dame 53, Portsmouth 23

Racine Southern 65, Stewart Federal Hocking 25

Sardinia Eastern Brown 46, Portsmouth W. 32

Southeastern 52, Jackson 35

Waterford 48, Reedsville Eastern 30

Latham Western 58, Beaver Eastern 47

Piketon 44, Waverly 42

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 35 20 12 3 43 104 87

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 32 12 13 7 31 84 90

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 33 25 6 2 52 105 71

N.Y. Islanders 35 19 11 5 43 96 82

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

New Jersey 34 16 13 5 37 79 84

Philadelphia 34 15 12 7 37 74 92

Pittsburgh 33 16 14 3 35 76 84

Carolina 34 13 16 5 31 80 101

Columbus 36 13 20 3 29 88 112

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Dallas 34 25 7 2 52 120 88

Chicago 35 20 11 4 44 96 83

St. Louis 35 20 11 4 44 90 85

Minnesota 32 17 9 6 40 89 79

Nashville 34 17 11 6 40 90 86

Colorado 35 17 17 1 35 99 97

Winnipeg 33 15 16 2 32 91 1000

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 32 20 10 2 42 81 71

San Jose 33 16 15 2 34 88 91

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 35 15 18 2 32 91 106

Anaheim 32 12 15 5 29 60 82

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

Monday’s Games

N.Y. Islanders 5, Anaheim 2

Philadelphia 4, St. Louis 3

Pittsburgh 5, Columbus 2

Washington 2, Carolina 1

Nashville 5, Montreal 1

Dallas 6, Minnesota 3

Toronto 7, Colorado 4

Edmonton 3, Winnipeg 1

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.

Wednesday’s Games

No games scheduled

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Columbus 1 0 1 = 2

Pittsburgh 0 4 1 = 5

First Period-1, Columbus, Wennberg 3 (Tyutin, Saad), 5:41. Penalties-Malkin, Pit (elbowing), 11:30; Cullen, Pit (slashing), 12:06.

Second Period-2, Pittsburgh, Malkin 16 (Perron, Daley), 3:06 (pp). 3, Pittsburgh, Kessel 10 (Wilson, Bonino), 4:24. 4, Pittsburgh, Kessel 11 (Bonino, Maatta), 16:00. 5, Pittsburgh, Warsofsky 1 (Kunitz, Perron), 19:15 (pp). Penalties-Dubinsky, Clm, major (fighting), :30; Fehr, Pit, major (fighting), :30; Korpisalo, Clm, served by Clarkson (delay of game), 1:43; Jenner, Clm, served by Clarkson, minor-major (tripping, fighting), 7:03; Wilson, Pit, major (fighting), 7:03; Bourque, Clm (cross-checking), 18:00.

Third Period-6, Columbus, Jenner 13 (Johansen, Bodnarchuk), 5:23. 7, Pittsburgh, Malkin 17 (Hornqvist, Cullen), 18:31 (en). Penalties-Lovejoy, Pit (hooking), 10:29; Prout, Clm, served by Atkinson, double minor (cross-checking), 19:02.

Shots on Goal-Columbus 9-7-8-24. Pittsburgh 12-10-13-35.

Power-play opportunities-Columbus 0 of 3; Pittsburgh 2 of 4.

Goalies-Columbus, Korpisalo 1-3-0 (34 shots-30 saves). Pittsburgh, M.Murray 1-1-0 (24-22).

A-18,602 (18,387). T-2:35.

Referees-Dave Jackson, TJ Luxmore. Linesmen-Brad Kovachik, Derek Amell.