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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    432    290
Buffalo    8    7    0    .533    280    343
Miami    6    9    0    .400    265    371
N.Y. Jets    5    10    0    .333    292    356
South
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
y-Jacksonville    10    5    0    .667    407    253
Tennessee    8    7    0    .533    319    346
Houston    4    11    0    .267    325    414
Indianapolis    3    12    0    .200    241    391
North
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
y-Pittsburgh    12    3    0    .800    378    284
Baltimore    9    6    0    .600    368    272
Cincinnati    6    9    0    .400    259    322
Cleveland    0    15    0    .000    210    382
West
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
y-Kansas City    9    6    0    .600    388    315
L.A. Chargers    8    7    0    .533    325    262
Oakland    6    9    0    .400    291    343
Denver    5    10    0    .333    265    355
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
East
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
y-Philadelphia    13    2    0    .867    457    289
Dallas    8    7    0    .533    348    332
Washington    7    8    0    .467    332    370
N.Y. Giants    2    13    0    .133    228    378
South
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
x-New Orleans    11    4    0    .733    424    295
x-Carolina    11    4    0    .733    353    305
Atlanta    9    6    0    .600    331    305
Tampa Bay    4    11    0    .267    304    358
North
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
y-Minnesota    12    3    0    .800    359    242
Detroit    8    7    0    .533    375    365
Green Bay    7    8    0    .467    309    349
Chicago    5    10    0    .333    254    297
West
W    L    T    Pct    PF    PA
y-L.A. Rams    11    4    0    .733    465    295
Seattle    9    6    0    .600    342    306
Arizona    7    8    0    .467    269    337
San Francisco    5    10    0    .333    297    370
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
Sunday, Dec. 31
NOTE TIME CHANGES
Carolina at Atlanta, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)
Cincinnati at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)
Green Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Houston at Indianapolis, 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)
Buffalo at Miami, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)
New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)
Jacksonville at Tennessee, 4:25 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
All Times EST
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Boston    29    10    .744    —
Toronto    23    10    .697      3
New York    17    18    .486    10
Philadelphia    15    18    .455    11
Brooklyn    12    22    .353    14 1/2
Southeast Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Washington    19    16    .543    —
Miami    18    16    .529       1/2
Charlotte    12    22    .353    6 1/2
Orlando    12    24    .333    7 1/2
Atlanta    9    25    .265    9 1/2
Central Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Cleveland    24    11    .686    —
Detroit    19    15    .559      4 1/2
Milwaukee    18    15    .545      5
Indiana    19    16    .543      5
Chicago    12    22    .353    11 1/2
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Houston    25    8    .758    —
San Antonio    25    11    .694      1 1/2
New Orleans    18    16    .529      7 1/2
Memphis    11    24    .314    15
Dallas    11    25    .306    15 1/2
Northwest Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Minnesota    22    14    .611    —
Oklahoma City    20    15    .571    1 1/2
Denver    19    16    .543    2 1/2
Portland    17    16    .515    3 1/2
Utah    15    21    .417    7
Pacific Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Golden State    28    7    .800    —
L.A. Clippers    14    19    .424    13
Phoenix    13    23    .361    15 1/2
Sacramento    12    22    .353    15 1/2
L.A. Lakers    11    22    .333    16
Wednesday’s Games
Boston 102, Charlotte 91
Dallas 98, Indiana 94
Atlanta 113, Washington 99
Chicago 92, New York 87
Minnesota 128, Denver 125, OT
New Orleans 128, Brooklyn 113
Oklahoma City 124, Toronto 107
Sacramento 109, Cleveland 95
Golden State 126, Utah 101
Memphis 109, L.A. Lakers 99
Thursday’s Games
Orlando 102, Detroit 89
Boston 99, Houston 98
Milwaukee 102, Minnesota 96
San Antonio 119, New York 107
Philadelphia at Portland, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Houston at Washington, 7 p.m.
Atlanta at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.
Brooklyn at Miami, 8 p.m.
Dallas at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Indiana at Chicago, 8 p.m.
Milwaukee at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.
Phoenix at Sacramento, 10 p.m.
Charlotte at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Miami at Orlando, 7 p.m.
New York at New Orleans, 7 p.m.
San Antonio at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Portland at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Cleveland at Utah, 8 p.m.
Memphis at Golden State, 8:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at Denver, 9 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
Chicago at Washington, 3:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Indiana, 5 p.m.
Brooklyn at Boston, 5:30 p.m.
Charlotte at L.A. Clippers, 7 p.m.
Dallas at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Houston, 7 p.m.
Memphis at Sacramento, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

Cavaliers’ box
CLEVELAND (95)
James 6-17 4-5 16, Crowder 2-6 4-4 8, Love 7-12 6-6 23, Calderon 0-2 1-2 1, Smith 5-9 0-2 15, Green 4-9 0-0 8, Osman 1-1 1-2 3, Frye 2-4 0-0 5, Thompson 1-2 0-0 2, Wade 1-3 3-4 5, Korver 3-9 0-0 9. Totals 32-74 19-25 95.
SACRAMENTO (109)
Temple 3-10 1-2 9, Richardson 1-5 2-2 4, Randolph 4-13 6-7 14, Mason 2-3 0-0 4, Hill 3-5 4-4 10, Jackson 1-1 0-0 3, Cauley-Stein 8-14 1-2 17, Bogdanovic 6-9 1-1 16, Carter 10-12 0-0 24, Hield 3-7 0-0 8. Totals 41-79 15-18 109.
Cleveland    27    28    25    15    =    95
Sacramento    28    34    23    24    =    109
3-Point Goals—Cleveland 12-31 (Smith 5-7, Love 3-8, Korver 3-8, Frye 1-2, Crowder 0-1, Calderon 0-1, Green 0-2, James 0-2), Sacramento 12-30 (Carter 4-5, Bogdanovic 3-6, Hield 2-4, Temple 2-7, Jackson 1-1, Mason 0-1, Randolph 0-1, Hill 0-2, Richardson 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 37 (James 10), Sacramento 40 (Cauley-Stein 9). Assists—Cleveland 19 (James 14), Sacramento 25 (Bogdanovic 8). Total Fouls—Cleveland 15, Sacramento 19. A—17,583 (17,608).

NHL standings
National Hockey League
All Times EST
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Tampa Bay    36    27    7    2    56    136    88
Toronto    38    23    14    1    47    129    108
Boston    36    20    10    6    46    109    94
Florida    37    16    16    5    37    106    121
Montreal    38    16    18    4    36    100    120
Detroit    36    13    16    7    33    97    116
Ottawa    35    11    16    8    30    93    119
Buffalo    37    9    20    8    26    80    123
Metropolitan Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
New Jersey    36    22    9    5    49    116    104
Washington    39    23    13    3    49    118    111
Columbus    38    22    13    3    47    109    104
N.Y. Rangers    37    20    13    4    44    118    104
N.Y. Islanders    37    20    13    4    44    133    129
Carolina    36    17    12    7    41    102    110
Pittsburgh    38    19    16    3    41    109    122
Philadelphia    37    15    14    8    38    101    106
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Nashville    36    22    9    5    49    118    100
Winnipeg    38    21    11    6    48    125    108
St. Louis    39    23    14    2    48    114    96
Dallas    38    20    15    3    43    112    110
Minnesota    37    19    15    3    41    106    108
Chicago    35    17    13    5    39    103    94
Colorado    36    17    16    3    37    113    116
Pacific Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Vegas    35    24    9    2    50    123    101
Los Angeles    37    22    11    4    48    109    85
San Jose    34    19    11    4    42    95    84
Anaheim    38    16    14    8    40    102    112
Calgary    36    18    15    3    39    101    106
Edmonton    37    17    18    2    36    111    117
Vancouver    37    15    17    5    35    98    121
Arizona    40    9    26    5    23    92    141
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.
Wednesday’s Late Game
Vegas 4, Anaheim 1
Thursday’s Games
Florida 3, Philadelphia 2
Washington 4, Boston 3, SO
Tampa Bay 3, Montreal 1
Toronto 7, Arizona 4
Vegas at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.
Chicago at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Calgary at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Buffalo at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.
Columbus at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.
Nashville at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.
St. Louis at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Toronto at Colorado, 9 p.m.
Chicago at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
Calgary at Anaheim, 10 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Boston at Ottawa, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Washington, 7 p.m.
Montreal at Florida, 7 p.m.
Minnesota at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Carolina at St. Louis, 8 p.m.
Los Angeles at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
Toronto at Vegas, 3:30 p.m.
Arizona at Anaheim, 4 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Columbus, 6 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Winnipeg at Edmonton, 7 p.m.
San Jose at Dallas, 8 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Colorado, 8 p.m.
Chicago at Calgary, 9 p.m.

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: 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 (Fla.) Bowl: FAU 50, Akron 3
Wednesday, Dec. 20
Frisco Bowl: Louisiana Tech 51, SMU 10
Thursday, Dec. 21
Gasparilla Bowl: Temple 28, FIU 3
Friday, Dec. 22
Bahamas Bowl: Ohio 41, UAB 6
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Wyoming 37, Central Michigan 14
Saturday, Dec. 23
Birmingham Bowl: South Florida 38, Texas Tech 34
Armed Forces Bowl: Army 42, San Diego State 35
Dollar General Bowl: Appalachian State 34, Toledo 0
Sunday, Dec. 24
Hawaii Bowl: Fresno State 33, Houston 27
Tuesday, Dec. 26
Heart of Dallas Bow: Utah 30, West Virginia 14
Quick Lane Bowl: Duke 36, Northern Illinois 14
Cactus Bowl: Kansas State 35, UCLA 17
Wednesday, Dec. 27
Independence Bowl: Florida State 42, Southern Mississippi 13
New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Iowa 27, Boston College 20
Foster Farms Bowl: Purdue 38, Arizona 35
Texas Bowl: Texas 33, Missouri 16
Thursday, Dec. 28
Military Bowl: Navy 49, Virginia 7
Camping World Bowl: Oklahoma State 30, Virginia Tech 21
Alamo Bowl: TCU 39, Stanford 37
Holiday Bowl: Michigan State 42, Washington State 17
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)

FCS playoffs
NCAA FCS Playoffs
All Times EST
First Round
Saturday, Nov. 25
Furman 28, Elon 27
Stony Brook 59, Lehigh 29
New Hampshire 14, CCSU 0
Kennesaw St. 28, Samford 17
South Dakota 38, Nicholls 31
Weber State 21, Western Illinois 19
Northern Iowa 46, Monmouth (NJ) 7
San Diego 41, Northern Arizona 10
Second Round
Saturday, Dec. 2
James Madison 26, Stony Brook 7
Kennesaw State 17, Jacksonville State 7
Wofford 28, Furman 10
South Dakota State 37, Northern Iowa 22
New Hampshire 21, Central Arkansas 15
Sam Houston St. 54, South Dakota 42
North Dakota State 38, San Diego 3
Weber State 30, Southern Utah 13
Quarterfinals
Friday, Dec. 8
James Madison 31, Weber State 28
Saturday, Dec. 9
North Dakota State 42, Wofford 10
South Dakota State 56, New Hampshire 14
Sam Houston State 34, Kennesaw State 27
Semifinals
Friday, Dec. 15
North Dakota State 55, Sam Houston State 13
Saturday, Dec. 16
James Madison 51, South Dakota State 16
Championship
Saturday, Jan. 6
At Toyota Stadium
Frisco, Texas
North Dakota State (13-1) vs. James Madison (14-0), Noon

Marshall box
MARSHALL 85, SOUTHERN MISS. 66
SOUTHERN MISS. (7-7)
Davis 3-5 1-2 8, Edwards 9-13 0-2 18, Richardson 3-8 0-0 7, Griffin 8-14 3-6 19, Holland 1-5 0-0 2, Rowe 0-4 0-0 0, Draine 3-4 0-0 7, Conley 0-0 0-0 0, Weatherspoon 0-0 0-0 0, Hampton 2-6 1-2 5, Gill 0-0 0-2 0, Magee 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-59 5-14 66.
MARSHALL (10-4)
Penava 7-9 3-4 18, Mijovic 0-3 2-2 2, West 5-11 1-2 15, J.Elmore 5-15 2-4 13, Watson 8-13 2-2 20, George 0-2 0-0 0, Koljanin 2-4 0-0 4, Williams 2-6 2-2 7, Reed 0-1 1-2 1, Bledsoe 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 31-67 13-18 85.
Halftime—Marshall 35-25. 3-Point Goals—Southern Miss. 3-12 (Davis 1-1, Draine 1-2, Richardson 1-3, Hampton 0-1, Rowe 0-1, Edwards 0-2, Holland 0-2), Marshall 10-32 (West 4-7, Watson 2-5, Penava 1-2, Bledsoe 1-2, Williams 1-5, J.Elmore 1-8, Reed 0-1, George 0-1, Koljanin 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Southern Miss. 23 (Hampton 5), Marshall 43 (Penava 15). Assists—Southern Miss. 12 (Griffin 6), Marshall 22 (J.Elmore 11). Total Fouls—Southern Miss. 17, Marshall 10. A—5,537 (9,048).
Bowl challenge
2017-18 Conference Bowl Records
Through, Dec. 26
Conference    W    L    Pct.
Big Ten    2    0    1.000
Independents    1    0    1.000
Sun Belt    3    1    .750
Atlantic Coast    2    1    .667
Mountain West    3    2    .600
American Athletic    2    2    .500
Big 12    2    2    .500
Conference USA    4    5    .444
Pac-12    1    3    .250
Mid-American    1    4    .200
Southeastern    0    1    .000