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Scoreboard

NFL standings
National Football League
AMERICAN CONFERENCE
East
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
New England    11    3    0    .786    395    274
Buffalo    8    6    0    .571    264    306
Miami    6    8    0    .429    252    342
N.Y. Jets    5    9    0    .357    285    342
South
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
x-Jacksonville    10    4    0    .714    374    209
Tennessee    8    6    0    .571    296    319
Houston    4    10    0    .286    319    380
Indianapolis    3    11    0    .214    225    368
North
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
y-Pittsburgh    11    3    0    .786    344    278
Baltimore    8    6    0    .571    345    256
Cincinnati    5    9    0    .357    233    305
Cleveland    0    14    0    .000    207    362
West
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
Kansas City    8    6    0    .571    359    302
L.A. Chargers    7    7    0    .500    311    255
Oakland    6    8    0    .429    281    324
Denver    5    9    0    .357    254    328
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
East
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
y-Philadelphia    12    2    0    .857    438    279
Dallas    8    6    0    .571    336    317
Washington    6    8    0    .429    305    359
N.Y. Giants    2    12    0    .143    228    355
South
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
New Orleans    10    4    0    .714    401    282
Carolina    10    4    0    .714    331    286
Atlanta    9    5    0    .643    318    282
Tampa Bay    4    10    0    .286    285    336
North
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
y-Minnesota    11    3    0    .786    343    242
Detroit    8    6    0    .571    358    339
Green Bay    7    7    0    .500    309    333
Chicago    4    10    0    .286    234    294
West
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
L.A. Rams    10    4    0    .714    438    272
Seattle    8    6    0    .571    321    294
Arizona    6    8    0    .429    246    337
San Francisco    4    10    0    .286    253    337
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
Saturday, Dec. 23
Indianapolis at Baltimore, 4:30 p.m. (NFLN)
Minnesota at Green Bay, 8:30 p.m. (NBC)
Sunday, Dec. 24
Tampa Bay at Carolina, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Cleveland at Chicago, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Detroit at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Miami at Kansas City, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Buffalo at New England, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Atlanta at New Orleans, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Los Angeles Chargers at New York Jets, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Los Angeles Rams at Tennessee, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Denver at Washington, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Jacksonville at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. (CBS)
New York Giants at Arizona, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)
Seattle at Dallas, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)
Monday, Dec. 25
Pittsburgh at Houston, 4:30 p.m. (NBC/NFLN/Amazon)
Oakland at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Sunday, Dec. 31
Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Cincinnati at Baltimore, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Green Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Houston at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Buffalo at Miami, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Chicago at Minnesota, 1 p.m. (FOX)
New York Jets at New England, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Washington at New York Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Dallas at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. (CBS)
New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Jacksonville at Tennessee, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Kansas City at Denver, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)
Oakland at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)
San Francisco at Los Angeles Rams, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)
Arizona at Seattle, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)

NBA standings
National Basketball Association
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Boston    26    8    .765    —
Toronto    21    8    .724      2 1/2
New York    16    14    .533      8
Philadelphia    14    16    .467    10
Brooklyn    11    19    .367    13
Southeast Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Washington    17    14    .548    —
Miami    16    15    .516      1
Charlotte    11    20    .355      6
Orlando    11    21    .344      6 1/2
Atlanta    7    24    .226    10
Central Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Cleveland    23    9    .719    —
Indiana    18    14    .563      5
Milwaukee    16    13    .552      5 1/2
Detroit    17    14    .548      5 1/2
Chicago    10    20    .333    12
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Houston    25    5    .833    —
San Antonio    21    10    .677      4 1/2
New Orleans    15    16    .484    10 1/2
Memphis    9    21    .300    16
Dallas    9    23    .281    17
Northwest Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Minnesota    19    13    .594    —
Portland    16    14    .533    2
Oklahoma City    16    15    .516    2 1/2
Denver    16    15    .516    2 1/2
Utah    14    18    .438    5
Pacific Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Golden State    24    6    .800    —
L.A. Clippers    11    18    .379    12 1/2
L.A. Lakers    11    18    .379    12 1/2
Sacramento    11    20    .355    13 1/2
Phoenix    11    21    .344    14
Wednesday’s Games
Toronto 129, Charlotte 111
Indiana 105, Atlanta 95
Miami 90, Boston 89
Sacramento 104, Brooklyn 99
Chicago 112, Orlando 94
L.A. Lakers 122, Houston 116
Oklahoma City 107, Utah 79
Dallas 110, Detroit 93
Minnesota 112, Denver 104
San Antonio at Portland, 10 p.m.
Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.
Thursday’s Games
Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Boston at New York, 8 p.m.
Memphis at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
San Antonio at Utah, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
New Orleans at Orlando, 7 p.m.
New York at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Washington at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.
Atlanta at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.
Charlotte at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.
Dallas at Miami, 8 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Houston, 8 p.m.
Denver at Portland, 10 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Philadelphia at Toronto, 5 p.m.
Brooklyn at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Milwaukee at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Orlando at Washington, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Dallas at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 8 p.m.
New Orleans at Miami, 8 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Utah, 8 p.m.
Denver at Golden State, 8:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
Portland at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.
San Antonio at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Cavaliers’ box
CLEVELAND (116)
James 14-22 5-5 39, Crowder 4-10 2-2 10, Love 8-15 0-0 21, Calderon 1-3 3-3 6, Smith 1-3 0-0 2, Osman 0-1 0-0 0, Green 3-5 7-9 13, Thompson 3-4 3-5 9, Wade 5-10 0-0 14, Korver 1-7 0-0 2. Totals 40-80 20-24 116.
MILWAUKEE (119)
Middleton 7-15 3-4 18, Antetokounmpo 8-14 11-12 27, Henson 7-11 1-2 15, Bledsoe 10-16 4-5 26, Dellavedova 2-4 0-0 6, Snell 3-7 0-0 8, Maker 0-0 1-2 1, Liggins 0-2 0-0 0, Brown 1-3 0-0 2, Brogdon 5-10 2-2 16. Totals 43-82 22-27 119.
Cleveland    34    24    25    33    =    116
Milwaukee    30    39    29    21    =    119
3-Point Goals—Cleveland 16-41 (James 6-11, Love 5-11, Wade 4-6, Calderon 1-2, Smith 0-2, Korver 0-4, Crowder 0-5), Milwaukee 11-29 (Brogdon 4-7, Dellavedova 2-3, Bledsoe 2-5, Snell 2-6, Middleton 1-5, Brown 0-1, Liggins 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 37 (Love 10), Milwaukee 41 (Antetokounmpo 14). Assists—Cleveland 26 (James 7), Milwaukee 27 (Middleton 10). Total Fouls—Cleveland 20, Milwaukee 18. Technicals—Cleveland coach Cavaliers (Defensive three second). A—18,717 (18,717).

NHL standings
National Hockey League
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Tampa Bay    33    24    7    2    50    126    84
Toronto    36    21    14    1    43    119    102
Boston    32    17    10    5    39    96    87
Montreal    34    15    15    4    34    94    108
Detroit    34    13    14    7    33    95    110
Florida    34    13    16    5    31    98    117
Ottawa    32    11    14    7    29    89    109
Buffalo    34    8    19    7    23    72    114
Metropolitan Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Washington    35    22    12    1    45    112    101
New Jersey    33    19    9    5    43    105    99
Columbus    35    21    13    1    43    101    95
N.Y. Rangers    34    19    12    3    41    112    97
N.Y. Islanders    34    18    13    3    39    121    120
Philadelphia    34    15    12    7    37    96    97
Pittsburgh    35    17    15    3    37    101    112
Carolina    33    14    12    7    35    91    106
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Nashville    33    21    8    4    46    112    91
Nashville    33    21    8    4    46    112    91
St. Louis    35    22    11    2    46    107    88
Winnipeg    35    20    10    5    45    118    98
Chicago    33    17    11    5    39    102    86
Minnesota    34    18    13    3    39    100    99
Dallas    35    18    14    3    39    102    103
Colorado    33    16    15    2    34    105    109
Pacific Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Vegas    33    22    9    2    46    116    100
Los Angeles    35    21    10    4    46    107    82
San Jose    32    17    11    4    38    88    80
Calgary    34    17    14    3    37    97    102
Anaheim    35    14    13    8    36    92    104
Vancouver    35    15    16    4    34    93    113
Edmonton    34    15    17    2    32    101    110
Arizona    36    7    24    5    19    80    125
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.
Tuesday’s Late Games
Vegas 4, Tampa Bay 3
Montreal 7, Vancouver 5
Wednesday’s Games
Columbus 4, Toronto 2
Philadelphia 4, Detroit 3
St. Louis at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.
Thursday’s Games
Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Anaheim at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Winnipeg at Boston, 7 p.m.
Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Carolina at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
St. Louis at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
Colorado at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
Vancouver at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Blue Jackets’ box
Toronto     0    1    1    =    2
Columbus    2    1    1    =    4
First Period—1, Columbus, Sedlak 4 (Calvert), 12:57. 2, Columbus, Jones 6, 18:45. Penalties—Carlsson, CBJ, (holding), 16:42.
Second Period—3, Toronto, Gardiner 3 (Nylander), 4:26. 4, Columbus, Dubois 7 (Atkinson, Jones), 10:20 (pp). Penalties—Kadri, TOR, (high sticking), 4:42; van Riemsdyk, TOR, (tripping), 9:08.
Third Period—5, Columbus, Wennberg 4 (Atkinson, Jenner), 11:51. 6, Toronto, Marner 4 (Gardiner, Bozak), 17:03. Penalties—Sedlak, CBJ, (roughing), 12:27; Martin, TOR, (cross checking), 12:27.
Shots on Goal—Toronto 12-13-16—41. Columbus 11-19-7—37.
Power-play opportunities—Toronto 0 of 1; Columbus 1 of 2.
Goalies—Toronto, McElhinney 3-3-0 (37 shots-33 saves). Columbus, Korpisalo 3-3-0 (41-39).
A—17,708 (18,500). T—2:27.
Referees—Jon Mclsaac, Garrett Rank. Linesmen—Derek Amell, Jonny Murray.

Ohio U. box
OHIO 84, PRAIRIE VIEW 65
PRAIRIE VIEW (2-10)
Hamilton 6-16 2-2 18, Ellis 2-2 0-0 4, Wallace 1-1 0-0 2, Blackston 10-19 3-3 24, Jones 2-8 1-2 5, Jett 2-3 0-0 4, Alexander 0-0 0-0 0, Lumpkins 0-0 0-0 0, Eaglin 0-0 0-0 0, Thompson 0-4 0-0 0, Preston 1-5 0-0 2, Starr 2-6 0-0 6, J.Hood 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-64 6-7 65.
OHIO (6-5)
Mickle 5-9 4-8 14, Taylor 1-3 0-0 2, Dartis 6-13 8-9 23, Kirk 4-9 6-6 14, Block 4-10 3-4 14, Butler 0-2 0-0 0, Gollon 5-9 3-3 17. Totals 25-55 24-30 84.
Halftime—Prairie View 31-29. 3-Point Goals—Prairie View 7-26 (Hamilton 4-10, Starr 2-5, Blackston 1-4, Jones 0-3, Thompson 0-4), Ohio 10-22 (Gollon 4-7, Block 3-5, Dartis 3-7, Kirk 0-1, Butler 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Prairie View 33 (Wallace 9), Ohio 31 (Taylor 11). Assists—Prairie View 10 (Jones 6), Ohio 19 (Kirk 7). Total Fouls—Prairie View 19, Ohio 12. A—5,193 (13,080).

Bowl schedule
2017-18 College Football Bowl Schedule
Saturday, Dec. 16
Celebration Bowl
NC A&T 21, Grambling State 14
New Orleans Bowl
Troy 50, North Texas 30
Cure Bowl
Orlando, Fla.
Georgia State 27, Western Kentucky 17
Las Vegas Bowl
Boise State 38, Oregon 28
New Mexico Bowl
Marshall 31, Colorado State 28
Camellia Bowl
Middle Tennessee 35, Arkansas State 30
Tuesday, Dec. 19
Boca Raton Bowl (7 p.m., ESPN): Akron vs. FAU
Wednesday, Dec. 20
Frisco Bowl (8 p.m., ESPN): Louisiana Tech 51, SMU 10
Thursday, Dec. 21
Gasparilla Bowl (8 p.m., ESPN): Temple vs. FIU
Friday, Dec. 22
Bahamas Bowl (12:30 p.m., ESPN): UAB vs. Ohio
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (4 p.m., ESPN): Central Michigan vs. Wyoming
Saturday, Dec. 23
Birmingham Bowl (12 p.m., ESPN): USF vs. Texas Tech
Armed Forces Bowl (3:30 p.m., ESPN): San Diego State vs. Army
Dollar General Bowl (7 p.m., ESPN): Appalachian State vs. Toledo
Sunday, Dec. 24
Hawaii Bowl (8:30 p.m., ESPN): Fresno State vs. Houston
Tuesday, Dec. 26
Heart of Dallas Bowl (1:30 p.m., ESPN): Utah vs. West Virginia
Quick Lane Bowl (5:15 p.m., ESPN): Duke vs. NIU
Cactus Bowl (9 p.m., ESPN): Kansas State vs. UCLA
Wednesday, Dec. 27
Independence Bowl (1:30 p.m., ESPN): Florida State vs. Southern Miss
New Era Pinstripe Bowl (5:15 p.m., ESPN): Boston College vs. Iowa
Foster Farms Bowl (8:30 p.m., Fox): Arizona vs. Purdue
Texas Bowl (9 p.m., ESPN): Texas vs. Missouri
Thursday, Dec. 28
Military Bowl (1:30 p.m., ESPN): Virginia vs. Navy
Camping World Bowl (5:15 p.m., ESPN): Oklahoma State vs. Virginia Tech
Alamo Bowl (9 p.m., ESPN): Stanford vs. TCU
Holiday Bowl (9 p.m., FS1): Michigan State vs. Washington State
Friday, Dec. 29
Belk Bowl (1 p.m., ESPN): Texas A&M vs. Wake Forest
Sun Bowl (3 p.m., CBS): Arizona State vs. NC State
Music City Bowl (4:30 p.m., ESPN): Kentucky vs. Northwestern
Arizona Bowl (5:30 p.m., CBSSN): New Mexico State vs. Utah State
Cotton Bowl Classic (8:30 p.m., ESPN): Ohio State vs. USC
Saturday, Dec. 30
TaxSlayer Bowl (12 p.m., ESPN): Mississippi State vs. Louisville
Liberty Bowl (12:30 p.m., ABC): Iowa State vs. Memphis
Fiesta Bowl (4 p.m., ESPN): Penn State vs. Washington
Orange Bowl (8 p.m., ESPN): Wisconsin vs. Miami
Monday, Jan. 1
Outback Bowl (12 p.m., ESPN2): Michigan vs. South Carolina
Peach Bowl (12:30 p.m., ESPN): Auburn vs. UCF
Citrus Bowl (1 p.m., ABC): Notre Dame vs. LSU
Rose Bowl (5 p.m., ESPN): Oklahoma vs. Georgia
Sugar Bowl (8:45 p.m., ESPN): Clemson vs. Alabama
Monday, Jan. 8
College Football Playoff National Championship (8 p.m., ESPN)