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NFL standings

National Football League

NFL Postseason Playoffs

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 9

Kansas City (11-5) at Houston (9-7), 4:35 p.m. (ABC/ESPN)

Pittsburgh (10-6) at Cincinnati (12-4), 8:15 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday, Jan. 10

Seattle (10-6) at Minnesota (11-6), 1 p.m. (NBC)

Green Bay (10-6) at Washington (9-7), 4:30 p.m. (FOX)

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 16

Cincinnati, Houston or Kansas City at New England (12-4), 4:35 (CBS)

Minnesota, Washington or Green Bay at Arizona (13-3), 8:15 p.m. (NBC)

Sunday, Jan. 17

Seattle, Green Bay or Washington at Carolina (15-1), 1:05 p.m. (FOX)

Pittsburgh, Kansas City or Houston at Denver (12-4), 4:30 p.m. (CBS)

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 24

AFC, 3:05 p.m. (CBS)

NFC, 6:40 p.m. (FOX)

Pro Bowl

Sunday, Jan. 31

At Honolulu

Team Rice vs. Team Irvin, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 7

At Santa Clara, Calif.

TBD, 6:30 p.m. (CBS)

 

Early entries

2016 NFL Draft Early Entries

Dominique Alexander, lb, Oklahoma

Eli Apple, c, Ohio State

Demarcus Ayers, wr, Houston

Caleb Benenoch, ol, UCLA

Joey Bosa, de, Ohio State

Tyler Boyd, wr, Pittsburgh

Daniel Braverman, wr, Western Michigan

Artie Burns, db, Miami

Kenny Clark, dt, UCLA

Corey Coleman, wr, Baylor

Maliek Collins, dt, Nebraska

Pharoh Cooper, wr, South Carolina

Su’a Cravens, lb, Southern Cal

Ezekiel Elliott, rb, Ohio State

Leonard Floyd, lb, Georgia

Kendall Fuller, cb, Virginia Tech

Will Fuller, wr, Notre Dame

Jared Goff, qb, California

Glenn Gronkowski, fb, Kansas State

Christian Hackenberg, qb, Penn State

Vernon Hargreaves III, cb, Florida

Hunter Henry, te, Arkansas

Austin Hooper, te, Stanford

Jordan Howard, rb, Indiana

Germain Ifedi, ol, Texas A&M

Myles Jack, lb, UCLA

Quinton Jefferson, dl, Maryland

Austin Johnson, dt, Penn State

Cardale Jones, qb, Ohio State

Cayleb Jones, wr, Arizona

Damontae Kazee, cb, San Diego State

Darius Latham, dt, Indiana

Shaq Lawson, de, Clemson

Darron Lee, lb, Ohio State

Steve Longa, lb, Rutgers

Paxton Lynch, qb, Memphis

Alex McCalister, de, Florida

Yannick Ngakoue, dl, Maryland

Robert Nkemdiche, dl, Mississippi

Paul Perkins, rb, UCLA

Tyvis Powell, s, Ohio State

C.J. Prosise, rb, Notre Dame

Alex Redmond, ol, UCLA

Hassan Ridgeway, dt, Texas

Demarcus Robinson, wr, Florida

KeiVarae Russell, cb, Notre Dame

Noah Spence, de, Eastern Kentucky

Kelvin Taylor, rb, Florida

Ron Thompson, de, Syracuse

Laquon Treadwell, wr, Mississippi

Cleveland Wallace III, cb, San Jose State

Dwayne Washington, rb, Washington

Daryl Worley, cb, West Virginia

Scooby Wright, lb, Arizona

 

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 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 31, Memphis 10

Belk Bowl

Charlotte, N.C.

Mississippi St. 51, NC State 28

Music City Bowl

Nashville, Tenn.

Louisville 27, Texas A&M 21

Holiday Bowl

San Diego

Wisconsin 23, Southern Cal 13

Thursday, Dec. 31

Peach Bowl

Atlanta

Houston 38, Florida State 24

Orange Bowl (Playoff Semifinal)

Miami Gardens, Fla.

Clemson 37, Oklahoma 17

Cotton Bowl Classic (Playoff Semifinal)

Arlington, Texas

Alabama 38, Michigan State 0

Friday, Jan. 1

Outback Bowl

Tampa, Fla.

Tennessee 45, Northwestern 6

Citrus Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

Michigan 41, Florida 7

Fiesta Bowl

Glendale, Ariz.

Ohio State 44, Notre Dame 28

Rose Bowl

Pasadena, Calif.

Stanford 45, Iowa 16

Sugar Bowl

New Orleans

Mississippi 48, Oklahoma State 20

Saturday, Jan. 2

TaxSlayer Bowl

Jacksonville, Fla.

Georgia 24, Penn State 17

Liberty Bowl

Memphis, Tenn.

Arkansas 45, Kansas State 23

Alamo Bowl

San Antonio

TCU 47, Oregon 41, 3OT

Cactus Bowl

Phoenix

West Virginia 43, Arizona State 42

Monday, Jan. 11

College Football Championship Game

Glendale, Ariz.

Clemson (14-0) vs. Alabama (13-1), 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 39 23 12 4 50 106 85

Montreal 40 22 15 3 47 116 99

Detroit 40 20 13 7 47 101 106

Boston 37 20 13 4 44 116 102

Ottawa 40 19 15 6 44 114 120

Tampa Bay 39 19 16 4 42 100 95

Toronto 37 15 15 7 37 99 103

Buffalo 39 15 20 4 34 91 105

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 38 28 7 3 59 121 83

N.Y. Islanders 40 22 13 5 49 113 99

N.Y. Rangers 39 21 14 4 46 112 103

New Jersey 40 20 15 5 45 93 95

Pittsburgh 38 19 15 4 42 91 93

Carolina 40 16 17 7 39 92 111

Philadelphia 37 15 15 7 37 79 102

Columbus 40 15 22 3 33 103 127

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Dallas 41 28 9 4 60 144 107

St. Louis 42 23 14 5 51 103 103

Chicago 40 23 13 4 50 111 97

Minnesota 38 20 11 7 47 101 90

Nashville 39 19 13 7 45 103 102

Colorado 40 19 18 3 41 113 111

Winnipeg 39 18 19 2 38 104 114

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 39 25 12 2 52 105 87

Arizona 39 19 16 4 42 110 124

Anaheim 38 16 15 7 39 73 90

Vancouver 40 15 16 9 39 97 113

San Jose 37 18 17 2 38 101 106

Calgary 38 18 18 2 38 101 121

Edmonton 41 17 21 3 37 102 122

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

Monday’s Games

Detroit 1, New Jersey 0

Ottawa 3, St. Louis 2, OT

Colorado 4, Los Angeles 1

Edmonton 1, Carolina 0, OT

Arizona 3, Vancouver 2

Tuesday’s Games

Washington at Boston, 7 p.m.

Florida at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

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

Chicago at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Montreal at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

Winnipeg at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

New Jersey at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Chicago, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Colorado, 10 p.m.

Carolina at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Toronto at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 21 15 .583 —

Boston 19 15 .559 1

New York 16 19 .457 4 1/2

Brooklyn 10 24 .294 10

Philadelphia 4 33 .108 17 1/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 21 13 .618 —

Atlanta 21 14 .600 1/2

Orlando 19 16 .543 2 1/2

Charlotte 17 17 .500 4

Washington 15 17 .469 5

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 23 9 .719 —

Chicago 20 12 .625 3

Indiana 19 15 .559 5

Detroit 19 16 .543 5 1/2

Milwaukee 14 22 .389 11

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 30 6 .833 —

Dallas 19 15 .559 10

Memphis 19 17 .528 11

Houston 17 19 .472 13

New Orleans 11 22 .333 17 1/2

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Utah 15 18 .455 8

Portland 15 22 .405 10

Denver 12 23 .343 12

Minnesota 12 23 .343 12

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 32 2 .941 —

L.A. Clippers 22 13 .629 10 1/2

Sacramento 14 20 .412 18

Phoenix 12 25 .324 21 1/2

L.A. Lakers 8 27 .229 24 1/2

Monday’s Games

Cleveland 122, Toronto 100

Philadelphia 109, Minnesota 99

Miami 103, Indiana 100, OT

Boston 103, Brooklyn 94

Detroit 115, Orlando 89

San Antonio 123, Milwaukee 98

Sacramento 116, Oklahoma City 104

Houston 93, Utah 91

Memphis 91, Portland 78

Golden State 111, Charlotte 101

Tuesday’s Games

Milwaukee at Chicago, 8 p.m.

New York at Atlanta, 8 p.m.

Sacramento at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Golden State at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

New York at Miami, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Cleveland at Washington, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Denver at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Dallas at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

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

Charlotte at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Memphis at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Portland, 10 p.m.

 

Cavaliers’ box

TORONTO (100)

Johnson 2-5 0-2 5, Scola 2-5 1-2 6, Valanciunas 4-8 1-3 9, Lowry 7-13 6-6 23, DeRozan 8-15 3-5 19, Patterson 6-8 0-0 15, Ross 2-7 2-2 6, Biyombo 3-4 4-5 10, Joseph 0-5 3-4 3, Nogueira 1-1 0-0 2, Powell 0-0 0-0 0, Wright 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 36-73 20-29 100.

CLEVELAND (122)

James 7-11 5-8 20, Love 4-11 4-4 14, Thompson 4-6 6-6 14, Irving 10-16 3-3 25, Smith 8-17 0-0 24, Dellavedova 3-4 3-3 11, Jones 1-1 2-2 5, Jefferson 0-1 0-0 0, Shumpert 2-5 0-0 5, Mozgov 2-2 0-0 4, Cunningham 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 41-74 23-26 122.

Toronto 29 27 22 22 – 100

Cleveland 33 25 32 32 – 122

3-Point Goals-Toronto 8-19 (Patterson 3-5, Lowry 3-5, Johnson 1-2, Scola 1-3, DeRozan 0-1, Ross 0-3), Cleveland 17-33 (Smith 8-14, Dellavedova 2-3, Love 2-5, Irving 2-5, Jones 1-1, James 1-2, Shumpert 1-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Toronto 35 (Valanciunas 8), Cleveland 47 (Thompson 11). Assists-Toronto 24 (Lowry 10), Cleveland 25 (Irving 8). Total Fouls-Toronto 19, Cleveland 22. Technicals-Lowry, Toronto defensive three second 3. A-20,562 (20,562).

 

AP men’s poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 3, 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. Kansas (44) 12-1 1,598 2

2. Oklahoma (21) 12-0 1,574 3

3. Maryland 13-1 1,459 4

4. Virginia 12-1 1,409 5

5. Michigan St. 14-1 1,400 1

6. North Carolina 13-2 1,275 7

7. Arizona 13-1 1,126 8

8. Providence 14-1 1,108 12

9. Kentucky 11-2 1,039 10

10. Xavier 13-1 1,001 6

11. Villanova 12-2 979 16

12. Miami 12-1 921 13

13. Iowa St. 11-2 844 11

14. Duke 12-2 830 15

15. SMU 13-0 731 17

16. Louisville 12-2 568 18

17. West Virginia 12-1 558 19

18. Butler 11-3 516 9

19. Iowa 11-3 456 —

20. Purdue 13-2 450 14

21. Texas A&M 11-2 420 20

22. South Carolina 13-0 286 24

23. UConn 10-3 107 —

24. Pittsburgh 12-1 103 —

25. Dayton 11-2 100 —

Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 61, California 54, Texas Tech 40, George Washington 38, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 23, Baylor 22, Colorado 4, Oregon St. 4, Seton Hall 4, Saint Joseph’s 3, Utah 3, Wichita St. 3, Cincinnati 2, Indiana 2, Michigan 2, Akron 1, Oregon 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 Jan. 3, 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. Oklahoma (20) 12-0 781 2

2. Kansas (11) 12-1 769 3

3. Maryland 13-1 732 4

4. Virginia 12-1 698 5

5. Michigan State (1) 14-1 676 1

6. Arizona 13-1 618 7

7. North Carolina 13-2 592 8

8. Kentucky 11-2 526 11

9. Providence 14-1 509 13

10. Duke 12-2 487 12

11. Miami 12-1 444 15

12. Xavier 13-1 442 6

13. Villanova 12-2 434 16

14. Iowa State 11-2 402 9

15. West Virginia 12-1 350 17

16. Louisville 12-2 282 18

17. Texas A&M 11-2 265 19

18. Purdue 13-2 248 14

19. Butler 11-3 238 10

20. South Carolina 13-0 232 20

21. Pittsburgh 12-1 121 25

22. Gonzaga 12-3 112 24

23. Iowa 11-3 110 —

24. UConn 10-3 81 —

25. Baylor 10-3 61 21

Others receiving votes: California 52, Dayton 28, George Washington 23, Cincinnati 19, Saint Mary’s 18, Texas Tech 17, Oregon 6, Vanderbilt 6, Indiana 5, Utah 5, Colorado 4, Oregon State 3, Houston 2, Southern Cal 2.

 

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 Jan. 3, 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) 11-0 800 1

2. South Carolina 13-0 765 2

3. Notre Dame 13-1 735 3

4. Texas 13-0 705 5

5. Ohio St. 10-3 630 9

6. Baylor 14-1 627 4

7. Mississippi St. 14-1 616 8

8. Maryland 12-2 580 6

9. Stanford 11-2 521 11

10. Kentucky 11-1 502 7

11. Oregon St. 10-2 495 10

12. Tennessee 9-3 460 13

13. Texas A&M 11-3 416 16

14. Arizona St. 9-3 356 17

15. UCLA 10-3 243 21

16. Northwestern 12-2 235 14

17. Oklahoma 10-3 229 18

18. Duke 11-4 215 12

19. Florida St. 9-4 202 15

20. Missouri 13-0 198 23

21. California 9-3 183 19

22. South Florida 8-3 168 20

23. Michigan St. 10-3 109 24

24. DePaul 10-5 94 25

25. Seton Hall 13-1 78 —

Others receiving votes: California 52, Dayton 28, George Washington 23, Cincinnati 19, Saint Mary’s 18, Texas Tech 17, Oregon 6, Vanderbilt 6, Indiana 5, Utah 5, Colorado 4, Oregon State 3, Houston 2, Southern Cal 2.

 

FSC playoffs

NCAA Football Championship

Subdivision Playoffs

First Round

Saturday, Nov. 28

Western Illinois 24, Dayton 7

Chattanooga 50, Fordham 20

The Citadel 41, Coastal Carolina 38

Sam Houston State 42, Southern Utah 39

Montana 24, South Dakota State 17

Colgate 27, New Hampshire 20

William & Mary 52, Duquesne 49

Northern Iowa 53, Eastern Illinois 17

Second Round

Saturday, Dec. 5

Richmond 48, William & Mary 13

Charleston Southern 14, The Citadel 6

Colgate 44, James Madison 38

Illinois State 36, Western Illinois 19

Jacksonville State 41, Chattanooga 35, OT

North Dakota State 37, Montana 6

Sam Houston State 34, McNeese State 29

Northern Iowa 29, Portland State 17

Quarterfinals

Friday, Dec. 11

Richmond 39, Illinois State 27

Jacksonville State 58, Charleston Southern 38

Saturday, Dec. 12

North Dakota State 23, Northern Iowa 13

Sam Houston State 48, Colgate 21

Semifinals

Friday, Dec. 18

North Dakota State 33, Richmond 7

Saturday, Dec. 19

Jacksonville State 62, Sam Houston State 10

Championship

Saturday, Jan. 9

At Toyota Stadium

Frisco, Texas

North Dakota State (12-2) vs. Jacksonville State (13-1), Noon