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NFL playoffs
NFL Playoff Schedule
Wild-card Playoffs
Saturday, Jan. 6
Tennessee at Kansas City, 4:35 p.m.
Atlanta at Los Angeles Rams, 8:15 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 7
Buffalo at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
Carolina at New Orleans, 4:40 p.m.
Divisional Playoffs
Saturday, Jan. 13
Host higher seed at Philadelphia
Host higher seed at Pittsburgh
Sunday, Jan. 14
Host lower seed at Minnesota
Host lower seed at New England
Conference Championships
Sunday, Jan. 21
AFC Championship Game
TBD
NFC Championship Game
TBD
Pro Bowl
Sunday, Jan. 28
At Honolulu
AFC vs. NFC, 3 p.m. Super Bowl
Sunday, Feb. 4
At Minneapolis, Minn.
AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6 p.m.

NBA standings
National Basketball Association
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Boston    31    10    .756    —
Toronto    26    10    .722      2 1/2
Philadelphia    18    19    .486    11
New York    18    20    .474    11 1/2
Brooklyn    15    23    .395    14 1/2
Southeast Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Washington    22    16    .579    —
Miami    20    17    .541      1 1/2
Charlotte    14    23    .378      7 1/2
Orlando    12    27    .308    10 1/2
Atlanta    10    27    .270    11 1/2
Central Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Cleveland    25    13    .658    —
Detroit    20    16    .556      4
Milwaukee    20    16    .556      4
Indiana    19    19    .500      6
Chicago    13    25    .342    12
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Houston    27    9    .750    —
San Antonio    26    13    .667      2 1/2
New Orleans    19    18    .514      8 1/2
Dallas    13    26    .333    15 1/2
Memphis    12    26    .316    16
Northwest Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Minnesota    24    15    .615    —
Oklahoma City    20    17    .541    3
Denver    20    17    .541    3
Portland    19    18    .514    4
Utah    16    22    .421    7 1/2
Pacific Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Golden State    30    8    .789    —
L.A. Clippers    17    19    .472    12
Phoenix    15    25    .375    16
Sacramento    12    25    .324    17 1/2
L.A. Lakers    11    25    .306    18
Wednesday’s Games
Houston 116, Orlando 98
Philadelphia 112, San Antonio 106
Washington 121, New York 103
Brooklyn 98, Minnesota 97
Miami 111, Detroit 104
Boston 102, Cleveland 88
Milwaukee 122, Indiana 101
Toronto 124, Chicago 115
Golden State 125, Dallas 122
Denver 134, Phoenix 111
New Orleans 108, Utah 98
Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.
Thursday’s Games
Golden State at Houston, 8 p.m.
Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Minnesota at Boston, 7 p.m.
New York at Miami, 8 p.m.
Toronto at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.
Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Phoenix at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.
Utah at Denver, 9 p.m.
Washington at Memphis, 9:30 p.m.
Atlanta at Portland, 10 p.m.
Charlotte at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m.
Boston at Brooklyn, 6 p.m.
Chicago at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Cleveland at Orlando, 7 p.m.
Houston at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Milwaukee at Washington, 8 p.m.
New Orleans at Minnesota, 9 p.m.
Denver at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Cavaliers’ box
CLEVELAND (88)
James 8-15 3-3 19, Crowder 2-12 2-2 6, Love 1-11 0-0 2, Calderon 2-4 1-1 6, Smith 4-6 0-0 10, Green 3-11 7-7 13, Osman 1-1 0-0 2, Frye 0-3 0-0 0, Thompson 3-5 4-4 10, Korver 5-11 0-0 15, Wade 2-10 1-1 5. Totals 31-89 18-18 88.
BOSTON (102)
Tatum 6-14 2-2 15, Morris 1-6 1-2 3, Horford 5-7 0-0 11, Irving 5-14 1-2 11, Brown 5-13 3-3 14, Nader 0-2 1-2 1, Ojeleye 0-4 0-0 0, Yabusele 0-1 0-0 0, Theis 2-2 0-0 6, Baynes 3-3 0-0 6, Smart 6-14 0-0 15, Larkin 0-0 0-0 0, Rozier 8-12 0-0 20. Totals 41-92 8-11 102.
Cleveland    21    26    21    20    =    88
Boston    32    23    26    21    =    102
3-Point Goals—Cleveland 8-32 (Korver 5-8, Smith 2-3, Calderon 1-3, Green 0-2, Frye 0-2, Wade 0-2, James 0-2, Love 0-4, Crowder 0-6), Boston 12-36 (Rozier 4-6, Smart 3-6, Theis 2-2, Horford 1-1, Tatum 1-3, Brown 1-6, Yabusele 0-1, Morris 0-2, Ojeleye 0-4, Irving 0-5). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 48 (Thompson 10), Boston 52 (Horford, Irving 9). Assists—Cleveland 16 (James 6), Boston 27 (Irving 6). Total Fouls—Cleveland 17, Boston 20. A—18,624 (18,624).

NHL standings
National Hockey League
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Tampa Bay    39    29    8    2    60    146    93
Boston    38    22    10    6    50    119    95
Toronto    41    23    16    2    48    135    120
Florida    39    17    17    5    39    109    126
Detroit    38    15    16    7    37    104    119
Montreal    40    16    20    4    36    101    126
Ottawa    37    12    17    8    32    98    128
Buffalo    39    10    20    9    29    86    129
Metropolitan Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Washington    41    25    13    3    53    128    117
New Jersey    39    22    10    7    51    123    116
Columbus    41    23    15    3    49    115    115
N.Y. Rangers    39    21    13    5    47    123    109
Carolina    39    18    13    8    44    110    119
N.Y. Islanders    40    20    16    4    44    137    144
Pittsburgh    41    20    18    3    43    116    129
Philadelphia    39    16    15    8    40    107    114
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Winnipeg    41    23    11    7    53    136    113
St. Louis    42    25    15    2    52    122    104
Nashville    38    23    10    5    51    123    104
Dallas    41    22    16    3    47    123    114
Minnesota    40    21    16    3    45    115    114
Colorado    39    20    16    3    43    126    122
Chicago    38    18    14    6    42    112    106
Pacific Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Vegas    37    26    9    2    54    132    106
Los Angeles    39    23    11    5    51    115    91
San Jose    37    21    12    4    46    102    93
Anaheim    40    18    14    8    44    109    115
Calgary    39    19    16    4    42    108    114
Edmonton    39    17    19    3    37    114    126
Vancouver    39    16    18    5    37    106    127
Arizona    41    9    27    5    23    94    146
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.
Tuesday’s Late Games
Minnesota 5, Florida 1
Columbus 2, Dallas 1
Colorado 3, Winnipeg 2, OT
Los Angeles 5, Edmonton 0
Vegas 3, Nashville 0
Anaheim 5, Vancouver 0
Wednesday’s Games
Detroit 2, Ottawa 1
Chicago 3, N.Y. Rangers 2
Thursday’s Games
Florida at Boston, 7 p.m.
Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
San Jose at Toronto, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Buffalo at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Vegas at St. Louis, 8 p.m.
New Jersey at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Los Angeles at Calgary, 9 p.m.
Anaheim at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
Columbus at Colorado, 9 p.m.
Nashville at Arizona, 9 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Florida at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
San Jose at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.
Buffalo at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.
Vegas at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Early entries
2018 NFL Draft Early Entries
Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, de, Toledo
Jaire Alexander, cb, Louisville
Josh Allen, qb, Wyoming
Saquon Barkley, rb, Penn State
Taven Bryan, dt, Florida
Jack Cichy, lb, Wisconsin
Simmie Cobbs, wr, Indiana
Keke Coutee, wr, Texas Tech
Carlton Davis, cb, Auburn
Michael Dickson, p, Texas
DeShon Elliott, s, Texas
Nick Gates, ol, Nebraska
Rashaan Gaulden, db, Tennessee
Frank Ginda, lb, San Jose State
Taylor Hearn, g, Clemson
Quadree Henderson, wr, Pittsburgh
Holton Hill, cb, Texas
Sam Hubbard, de, Ohio State
Hayden Hurst, te, South Carolina
Ryan Izzo, te, Flroida State
J.C. Jackson, cb, Maryland
Josh Jackson, cb, Iowa
Derwin James, s, Florida State
Richie James, wr, Middle Tennessee
Malik Jefferson, lb, Texas
Kerryon Johnson, rb, Auburn
John Kelly, rb, Tennessee
Christian Kirk, wr, Texas A&M
Tanner Lee, qb, Nebraska
Hercules Mata’afa, dt, Washington State
Kolton Miller, ot, UCLA
DJ Moore, wr, Maryland
Ryan Nall, rb, Oregon State
Nick Nelson, cb, Wisconsin
Quenton Nelson, g, Notre Dame
Isaiah Oliver, cb, Colorado
Brian O’Neill, ot, Pittsburgh
Eddy Pineiro, k, Florida
Byron Pringle, wr, Kansas State
Trey Quinn, wr, SMU
D.J. Reed, cb, Kansas State
Korey Robertson, wr, Southern Mississippi
Dalton Schultz, te, Stanford
Andre Smith, lb, North Carolina
Breeland Speaks, dl, Mississippi
Courtland Sutton, wr, SMU
Maea Teuhema, g, Southeastern Louisiana
Leighton Vander Esch, lb, Boise State
Vita Vea, dt, Washington
Mark Walton, rb, Miami
Denzel Ward, cb, Ohio State
Jordan Whitehead, s, Pittsburgh
Connor Williams, rb, Texas

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: Wake Forest 55, Texas A&M 52
Sun Bowl: N.C. State 52, Arizona State 31
Music City Bowl: Northwestern 24, Kentucky 23
Arizona Bowl: New Mexico State 26, Utah State 20
Cotton Bowl Classic: Ohio State 24, Southern Cal 7
Saturday, Dec. 30
TaxSlayer Bowl: Mississippi State 31, Louisville 27
Liberty Bowl: Iowa State 21, Memphis 20
Fiesta Bowl): Penn State 35, Washington 28
Orange Bowl: Wisconsin 34, Miami 24
Monday, Jan. 1
Outback Bowl: South Carolina 26, Michigan 19
Peach Bowl: UCF 34, Auburn 27
Citrus Bowl: Notre Dame 21, LSU 17
Rose Bowl: Georgia 54, Oklahoma 48, 2OT
Sugar Bowl: Alabama 24, Clemson 6
Monday, Jan. 8
College Football Championship
Atlanta, Ga.
Georgia (13-1) vs. Alabama (12-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Leagues in bowls
2017-18 Conference Bowl Records
Through Jan. 1
Conference    W    L    Pct.
Independents    2    0    1.000
Big Ten    7    1    .875
Sun Belt    4    1    .800
Big 12    5    3    .625
American Athletic    4    3    .571
Mountain West    3    3    .500
Conference USA    4    5    .444
Southeastern    4    5    .444
Atlantic Coast    4    6    .400
Mid-American    1    4    .200
Pac-12    1    8    .111

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