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Scoreboard

 

NFL standings

National Football League

All Times EST

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New England 12 3 0 .800 455 295

N.Y. Jets 10 5 0 .667 370 292

Buffalo 7 8 0 .467 357 342

Miami 5 10 0 .333 290 379

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Houston 8 7 0 .533 309 307

Indianapolis 7 8 0 .467 303 384

Jacksonville 5 10 0 .333 370 418

Tennessee 3 12 0 .200 275 393

North

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Cincinnati 11 4 0 .733 395 263

Pittsburgh 9 6 0 .600 395 307

Baltimore 5 10 0 .333 312 377

Cleveland 3 12 0 .200 266 404

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Denver 11 4 0 .733 328 276

x-Kansas City 10 5 0 .667 382 270

Oakland 7 8 0 .467 342 376

San Diego 4 11 0 .267 300 371

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Washington 8 7 0 .533 354 356

Philadelphia 6 9 0 .400 342 400

N.Y. Giants 6 9 0 .400 390 407

Dallas 4 11 0 .267 252 340

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Carolina 14 1 0 .933 462 298

Atlanta 8 7 0 .533 322 325

Tampa Bay 6 9 0 .400 332 379

New Orleans 6 9 0 .400 388 459

North

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Green Bay 10 5 0 .667 355 303

x-Minnesota 10 5 0 .667 345 289

Detroit 6 9 0 .400 334 380

Chicago 6 9 0 .400 315 373

West

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Arizona 13 2 0 .867 483 277

x-Seattle 9 6 0 .600 387 271

St. Louis 7 8 0 .467 264 311

San Francisco 4 11 0 .267 219 371

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Sunday, Jan. 3

Jacksonville at Houston, 1 p.m.

Washington at Dallas, 1 p.m.

Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

New England at Miami, 1 p.m.

New Orleans at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Baltimore at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

Tennessee at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

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

St. Louis at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.

San Diego at Denver, 4:25 p.m.

Seattle at Arizona, 4:25 p.m.

Oakland at Kansas City, 4:25 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Carolina, 4:25 p.m.

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

 

College bowls

2015-16 College Football Bowl Schedule

All Times EST

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 23, Utah State 21

Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl

Toledo 32, Temple 17

Wednesday, Dec. 23

Poinsettia Bowl

San Diego

Boise State 55, Northern Illinois 7

GoDaddy Bowl

Mobile, Ala.

Georgia Southern 58, Bowling Green 27

Thursday, Dec. 24

Bahamas Bowl

Nassau

Western Michigan 45, Middle Tennessee 31

Hawaii Bowl

Honolulu

San Diego State 42, Cincinnati 7

Saturday, Dec. 26

St. Petersburg (Fla.) Bowl

Marshall 16, UConn 10

Sun Bowl

El Paso, Texas

Washington State 20, Miami, Fla., 14

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Washington 44, Southern Mississippi 31

Pinstripe Bowl

Bronx, N.Y.

Duke 44, Indiana 41, OT

Independence Bowl

Shreveport, La.

Virginia Tech 55, Tulsa 52

Foster Farms Bowl

Santa Clara, Calif.

Nebraska 37, UCLA 29

Monday, Dec. 28

Military Bowl

Annapolis, Md.

Navy 44, Pittsburgh 28

Quick Lane Bowl

Detroit

Minnesota 21, Central Michigan 14

Tuesday, Dec. 29

Armed Forces Bowl

Fort Worth, Texas

California 55, Air Force 36

Russell Athletic Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

Baylor 49, North Carolina 38

Arizona Bowl

Tucson

Nevada 28, Colorado State 23

Texas Bowl

Houston

LSU 56, Texas Tech 27

Wednesday, Dec. 30

Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl

Auburn (6-6) vs. Memphis (9-3), Noon (ESPN)

Belk Bowl

Charlotte, N.C.

NC State (7-5) vs. Mississippi St. (8-4), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Music City Bowl

Nashville, Tenn.

Louisville (7-5) vs. Texas A&M (8-4), 7 p.m. (ESPN) Holiday Bowl

San Diego

Wisconsin (9-3) vs. Southern Cal (8-5), 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 31

Peach Bowl

Atlanta

Houston (12-1) vs. Florida State (10-2), Noon (ESPN) Orange Bowl (Playoff Semifinal)

Miami Gardens, Fla.

Clemson (13-0) vs. Oklahoma (11-1), 4 p.m. (ESPN) Cotton Bowl Classic (Playoff Semifinal)

Arlington, Texas

Alabama (12-1) vs. Michigan State (12-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Jan. 1

Outback Bowl

Tampa, Fla.

Northwestern (10-2) vs. Tennessee (8-4), Noon (ESPN2)

Citrus Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

Michigan (9-3) vs. Florida (10-3), 1 p.m. (ABC)

Fiesta Bowl

Glendale, Ariz.

Notre Dame (10-2) vs. Ohio State (11-1), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Rose Bowl

Pasadena, Calif.

Iowa (12-1) vs. Stanford (11-2), 5 p.m. (ESPN)

Sugar Bowl

New Orleans

Oklahoma State (10-2) vs. Mississippi (9-3), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 2

TaxSlayer Bowl

Jacksonville, Fla.

Penn St. (7-5) vs. Georgia (9-3), Noon (ESPN)

Liberty Bowl

Memphis, Tenn.

Kansas St. (6-6) vs. Arkansas (7-5), 3:20 p.m. (ESPN) Alamo Bowl

San Antonio

Oregon (9-3) vs. TCU (10-2), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Cactus Bowl

Phoenix

West Virginia (7-5) vs. Arizona State (6-6), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 11

College Football Championship Game

Glendale, Ariz.

Orange Bowl winner vs. Cotton Bowl winner, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 23

East-West Shrine Classic

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

East vs. West, 4 p.m.

(NFLN) NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

At Carson, Calif.

National vs. American, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Jan. 30

Senior Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

North vs. South, 2:30 p.m. (NFLN)

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Florida 37 21 12 4 46 101 84

Montreal 39 21 15 3 45 111 98

Boston 36 20 12 4 44 115 97

Detroit 37 18 12 7 43 94 98

Ottawa 37 18 13 6 42 111 112

Tampa Bay 37 18 15 4 40 95 88

Buffalo 36 15 17 4 34 85 94

Toronto 35 13 15 7 33 92 100

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 35 27 6 2 56 110 72

N.Y. Islanders 37 20 12 5 45 103 88

N.Y. Rangers 37 20 13 4 44 107 98

New Jersey 37 18 14 5 41 87 92

Pittsburgh 35 17 15 3 37 79 86

Philadelphia 35 15 13 7 37 76 96

Carolina 37 15 17 5 35 87 106

Columbus 39 14 22 3 31 98 123

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Dallas 38 27 8 3 57 132 97

St. Louis 39 23 12 4 50 99 93

Chicago 38 21 13 4 46 104 94

Minnesota 35 19 10 6 44 95 84

Nashville 37 18 12 7 43 100 96

Colorado 37 18 17 2 38 106 102

Winnipeg 36 17 17 2 36 97 105

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 36 23 11 2 48 98 81

Arizona 36 17 16 3 37 100 116

Vancouver 38 14 15 9 37 93 109

San Jose 35 17 16 2 36 96 100

Calgary 36 17 17 2 36 96 117

Anaheim 35 14 15 6 34 67 87

Edmonton 38 15 20 3 33 97 118

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

Tuesday’s Games

Boston 7, Ottawa 3

N.Y. Islanders 6, Toronto 3

New Jersey 3, Carolina 2

Columbus 6, Dallas 3

Florida 3, Montreal 1

St. Louis 4, Nashville 3, OT

Winnipeg 4, Detroit 1

Anaheim 1, Calgary 0

Los Angeles 5, Edmonton 2

Chicago 7, Arizona 5

Wednesday’s Games

Toronto at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Buffalo at Washington, 7 p.m.

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

N.Y. Rangers at Tampa Bay, 8 p.m.

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

Thursday’s Games

N.Y. Islanders at Buffalo, 6 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Detroit, 6 p.m.

Washington at Carolina, 6 p.m.

Minnesota at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Colorado, 8 p.m.

Nashville at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Los Angeles at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Anaheim at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

Winnipeg at Arizona, 9 p.m.

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Dallas 1 1 1 — 3

Columbus 3 1 2 — 6

First Period—1, Columbus, Jenner 14 (Atkinson, Dubinsky), :35. 2, Dallas, Sceviour 4 (Roussel, Eakin), 6:03. 3, Columbus, Connauton 1 (Foligno, Johansen), 7:28. 4, Columbus, Calvert 6 (Karlsson, Bourque), 18:35. Penalties—Tyutin, Clm (holding), 11:04; Jo.Benn, Dal (delay of game), 15:44.

Second Period—5, Dallas, Seguin 21 (Ja.Benn, Klingberg), 8:23. 6, Columbus, Saad 14 (Dubinsky, Foligno), 18:43. Penalties—Hartnell, Clm (slashing), 15:38.

Third Period—7, Dallas, Sharp 14 (Spezza, Janmark), 1:12. 8, Columbus, Hartnell 15, 9:55. 9, Columbus, Bourque 2 (Foligno, Dubinsky), 19:45 (en). Penalties—Seguin, Dal (holding stick), 4:37; Saad, Clm (holding stick), 6:19; Oduya, Dal (roughing), 13:18; Bourque, Clm (roughing), 13:18.

Shots on Goal—Dallas 17-9-17—43. Columbus 14-13-6—33.

Power-play opportunities—Dallas 0 of 3; Columbus 0 of 2.

Goalies—Dallas, Lehtonen (14 shots-11 saves), Niemi 15-6-3 (0:00 second, 18-16). Columbus, McElhinney 2-6-2 (43-40).

A—15,836 (18,144). T—2:38.

Referees—Evgeny Romasko, Dave Jackson. Linesmen—Brad Kovachik, Andy McElman.

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

All Times EST

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 19 13 .594 —

Boston 18 13 .581 1/2

New York 15 18 .455 4 1/2

Brooklyn 9 22 .290 9 1/2

Philadelphia 2 31 .061 17 1/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 21 13 .618 —

Miami 18 13 .581 1 1/2

Orlando 18 13 .581 1 1/2

Charlotte 17 13 .567 2

Washington 14 15 .483 4 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 21 9 .700 —

Indiana 18 12 .600 3

Chicago 17 12 .586 3 1/2

Detroit 17 15 .531 5

Milwaukee 12 21 .364 10 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 27 6 .818 —

Dallas 18 13 .581 8

Memphis 18 16 .529 9 1/2

Houston 16 17 .485 11

New Orleans 10 21 .323 16

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 22 10 .688 —

Utah 13 16 .448 7 1/2

Portland 13 20 .394 9 1/2

Denver 12 20 .375 10

Minnesota 11 20 .355 10 1/2

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 29 1 .967 —

L.A. Clippers 19 13 .594 11

Sacramento 12 19 .387 17 1/2

Phoenix 12 21 .364 18 1/2

L.A. Lakers 5 27 .156 25

Tuesday’s Games

New York 108, Detroit 96

Memphis 99, Miami 90, OT

Atlanta 121, Houston 115

Oklahoma City 131, Milwaukee 123

Cleveland 93, Denver 87

Wednesday’s Games

Brooklyn at Orlando, 7 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Washington at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Indiana at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Utah at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

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

Golden State at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Denver at Portland, 10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Milwaukee at Indiana, 6 p.m.

Minnesota at Detroit, 6 p.m.

Golden State at Houston, 7 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Portland at Utah, 9 p.m.

 

Cavaliers’ box

CLEVELAND (93)

James 13-24 7-8 34, Love 4-16 0-2 8, Thompson 4-7 1-6 9, Dellavedova 1-5 2-2 4, Smith 4-11 2-2 11, Williams 3-4 1-2 7, Jefferson 0-1 0-0 0, Shumpert 7-13 0-0 16, Mozgov 2-5 0-0 4, Cunningham 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-86 13-22 93.

DENVER (87)

Papanikolaou 0-3 0-0 0, Faried 4-8 1-2 9, Lauvergne 7-12 0-0 14, Nelson 0-6 0-0 0, G.Harris 5-13 1-2 12, Barton 11-20 4-4 29, Arthur 3-6 0-0 6, Jokic 4-11 2-3 10, Foye 3-9 0-0 7, Miller 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 37-89 8-11 87.

Cleveland 26 27 19 21 — 93

Denver 21 21 20 25 — 87

3-Point Goals—Cleveland 4-22 (Shumpert 2-5, James 1-3, Smith 1-6, Jefferson 0-1, Mozgov 0-1, Dellavedova 0-1, Love 0-5), Denver 5-24 (Barton 3-8, Foye 1-3, G.Harris 1-6, Nelson 0-1, Miller 0-1, Arthur 0-1, Lauvergne 0-2, Papanikolaou 0-2). Fouled Out—Jokic. Rebounds—Cleveland 51 (Love 14), Denver 61 (Faried 8). Assists—Cleveland 17 (Dellavedova 5), Denver 18 (Nelson 8). Total Fouls—Cleveland 16, Denver 19. A—17,523 (19,155).

 

H.S. boys’ scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Tuesday’s Boys’ Basketball Scores

Bidwell River Valley 55, Racine Southern 44

Bloom-Carroll 48, Canal Winchester 37

Chillicothe Unioto 65, Lancaster Fairfield Union 49

Corning Miller 65, New Lexington 60, OT

Frankfort Adena 76, Greenfield McClain 64

Glouster Trimble 75, Nelsonville-York 57

Hillsboro 65, Leesburg Fairfield 44

Jackson 34, McDermott Northwest 33

Massillon Tuslaw 53, Cols. Africentric 50

McArthur Vinton County 55, Southeastern 45

McConnelsville Morgan 65, Zanesville Rosecrans 55

Oak Hill 46, Ironton Rock Hill 35

Pomeroy Meigs 68, Stewart Federal Hocking 39

Portsmouth Clay 69, Chillicothe Huntington 44

Raceland, Ky. 57, Portsmouth Sciotoville 51

S. Webster 44, S. Point 37

Sugarcreek Garaway 61, Millersburg W. Holmes 45

Vincent Warren 51, Beverly Ft. Frye 48

Warsaw River View 68, Zanesville Maysville 59

Washington C.H. 74, Circleville 46

Wintersville Indian Creek 63, St. Clairsville 62

Crooksville 62, Danville 57

Circleville Logan Elm 71, Hilliard, Fla. 33

Beaver Eastern 50, Piketon 42

Waverly 61, Latham Western 53

 

H.S. girls’ scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Tuesday’s Girls’ Basketball Scores

Chillicothe 42, Cols. Watterson 35

Chillicothe Huntington 60, Lucasville Valley 54

Williamsport Westfall 70, Harleton, Texas 54

W. Union 42, Manchester 30

Fredericktown 28, Johnstown-Monroe 25

Parkersburg, W.Va. 47, Vincent Warren 37

Grafton, W.Va. 69, Belpre 60

Gahanna Lincoln 47, Logan 32

Madonna, W.Va. 38, Zanesville Rosecrans 33

 

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. 27, 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) 9-0 800 1

2. South Carolina 12-0 763 2

3. Notre Dame 10-1 725 3

4. Baylor 13-0 712 4

5. Texas 11-0 662 5

6. Maryland 11-0 654 6

7. Kentucky 10-0 597 7

8. Mississippi St. 11-1 556 8

9. Ohio St. 8-3 550 9

10. Oregon St. 9-1 479 11

11. Stanford 9-2 472 12

12. Duke 9-3 402 13

13. Tennessee 8-3 394 14

14. Northwestern 11-1 349 15

15. Florida St. 8-3 345 10

16. Texas A&M 9-3 327 16

17. Arizona St. 8-3 244 22

18. Oklahoma 9-2 239 18

19. California 8-2 224 21

20. South Florida 7-2 192 20

21. UCLA 7-3 137 19

22. Miami 12-1 119 23

23. Missouri 12-0 101 25

24. Michigan St. 9-2 99 24

25. DePaul 8-5 84 17

Others receiving votes: Southern Cal 36, Seton Hall 34, Georgia 27, Virginia Tech 18, Iowa 14, Oregon 14, Syracuse 14, Florida 4, Princeton 4, UTEP 4, Nebraska 3, Oklahoma St. 2.