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Scoreboard

NFL standings
National Football League
AMERICAN CONFERENCE
East
W L T Pct PF PA
New England 9 4 0 .692 364 293
Miami 7 6 0 .538 278 333
Buffalo 4 9 0 .308 201 320
N.Y. Jets 4 9 0 .308 270 330
South
W L T Pct PF PA
Houston 9 4 0 .692 323 259
Indianapolis 7 6 0 .538 349 300
Tennessee 7 6 0 .538 251 254
Jacksonville 4 9 0 .308 212 273
North
W L T Pct PF PA
Pittsburgh 7 5 1 .577 367 306
Baltimore 7 6 0 .538 321 241
CLEVELAND 5 7 1 .423 292 332
CINCINNATI 5 8 0 .385 307 397
West
W L T Pct PF PA
x-Kansas City 11 2 0 .846 471 351
L.A. Chargers 10 3 0 .769 366 270
Denver 6 7 0 .462 290 282
Oakland 3 10 0 .231 244 388
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
East
W L T Pct PF PA
Dallas 8 5 0 .615 276 246
Philadelphia 6 7 0 .462 281 295
Washington 6 7 0 .462 249 297
N.Y. Giants 5 8 0 .385 307 331
South
W L T Pct PF PA
y-New Orleans 11 2 0 .846 447 283
Carolina 6 7 0 .462 324 332
Tampa Bay 5 8 0 .385 332 383
Atlanta 4 9 0 .308 316 367
North
W L T Pct PF PA
Chicago 9 4 0 .692 359 247
Minnesota 6 6 1 .500 282 291
Green Bay 5 7 1 .423 315 307
Detroit 5 8 0 .385 271 319
West
W L T Pct PF PA
y-L.A. Rams 11 2 0 .846 425 313
Seattle 8 5 0 .615 340 266
Arizona 3 10 0 .231 178 327
San Francisco 3 10 0 .231 275 350
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
Thursday, Dec. 6
Tennessee 30, Jacksonville 9
Sunday, Dec. 9
N.Y. Giants 40, Washington 16
Miami 34, New England 33
CLEVELAND 26, Carolina 20
Indianapolis 24, Houston 21
New Orleans 28, Tampa Bay 14
Green Bay 34, Atlanta 20
N.Y. Jets 27, Buffalo 23
Kansas City 27, Baltimore 24, OT
L.A. Chargers 26, CINCINNATI 21
San Francisco 20, Denver 14
Detroit 17, Arizona 3
Oakland 24, Pittsburgh 21
Dallas 29, Philadelphia 23, OT
Chicago 15, L.A. Rams 6
Monday, Dec. 10
Seattle 21, Minnesota 7
Thursday, Dec. 13
Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)
Saturday, Dec. 15
Houston at New York Jets, 4:30 or 8:20 p.m. (NFLN)
CLEVELAND at Denver, 4:30 or 8:20 p.m. (NFLN)
Sunday, Dec. 16
Arizona at Atlanta, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Detroit at Buffalo, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Green Bay at Chicago, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Oakland at CINCINNATI, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Dallas at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Washington at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Miami at Minnesota, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Tennessee at New York Giants, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Seattle at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. (FOX)
New England at Pittsburgh, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)
x-Philadelphia at Los Angeles Rams, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)
Monday, Dec. 17
New Orleans at Carolina, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

NBA standings
National Basketball Association
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
Toronto 21 7 .750 —
Philadelphia 19 9 .679 2
Boston 16 10 .615 4
Brooklyn 10 18 .357 11
New York 8 20 .286 13
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
Charlotte 13 13 .500 —
Orlando 12 15 .444 1 1/2
Miami 11 15 .423 2
Washington 11 16 .407 2 1/2
Atlanta 6 20 .231 7
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 18 8 .692 —
Indiana 17 10 .630 1 1/2
Detroit 13 12 .520 4 1/2
Cleveland 6 21 .222 12 1/2
Chicago 6 22 .214 13
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
Memphis 15 11 .577 —
Dallas 14 11 .560 1/2
San Antonio 14 14 .500 2
New Orleans 14 15 .483 2 1/2
Houston 12 14 .462 3
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
Oklahoma City 17 8 .680 —
Denver 18 9 .667 —
Portland 15 12 .556 3
Minnesota 13 14 .481 5
Utah 13 15 .464 5 1/2
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
Golden State 19 9 .679 —
L.A. Clippers 17 9 .654 1
L.A. Lakers 17 10 .630 1 1/2
Sacramento 14 12 .538 4
Phoenix 4 24 .143 15
Monday’s Games
Indiana 109, Washington 101
Philadelphia 116, Detroit 102
Boston 113, New Orleans 100
Milwaukee 108, Cleveland 92
Oklahoma City 122, Utah 113
Sacramento 108, Chicago 89
Dallas 101, Orlando 76
Denver 105, Memphis 99
L.A. Clippers 123, Phoenix 119, OT
Golden State 116, Minnesota 108
L.A. Lakers 108, Miami 105
Tuesday’s Games
Houston 111, Portland 103
San Antonio 111, Phoenix 86
Toronto at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday’s Games
Boston at Washington, 7 p.m.
Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Detroit at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Milwaukee at Indiana, 7 p.m.
New York at Cleveland, 7 p.m.
Oklahoma City at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Portland at Memphis, 8 p.m.
Atlanta at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Miami at Utah, 9 p.m.
Minnesota at Sacramento, 10 p.m.
Toronto at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Thursday’s Games
L.A. Lakers at Houston, 8 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.
Chicago vs. Orlando at Mexico City, 9:30 p.m.
Dallas at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Atlanta at Boston, 7 p.m.
New York at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Indiana at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.
Milwaukee at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.
Washington at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.
Miami at Memphis, 8 p.m.
Golden State at Sacramento, 10 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Denver, 10 p.m.
Toronto at Portland, 10 p.m.

NHL standings
National Hockey League
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Tampa Bay 32 24 7 1 49 130 91
Toronto 31 21 9 1 43 113 85
Buffalo 31 18 9 4 40 95 91
Boston 31 17 10 4 38 85 79
Montreal 31 15 11 5 35 97 101
Detroit 32 14 14 4 32 93 107
Ottawa 32 13 15 4 30 106 125
Florida 29 11 12 6 28 96 105
Metropolitan Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Washington 30 18 9 3 39 112 92
Columbus 30 16 12 2 34 102 102
N.Y. Islanders 29 14 11 4 32 83 85
Pittsburgh 29 13 10 6 32 98 92
N.Y. Rangers 30 14 13 3 31 88 98
Carolina 29 13 12 4 30 72 81
Philadelphia 28 12 13 3 27 86 101
New Jersey 29 10 13 6 26 88 105
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Nashville 31 20 10 1 41 98 78
Winnipeg 30 19 9 2 40 107 83
Colorado 30 17 8 5 39 108 88
Dallas 30 16 11 3 35 83 78
Minnesota 30 16 12 2 34 95 88
St. Louis 29 11 14 4 26 82 97
Chicago 32 9 18 5 23 87 121
Pacific Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Calgary 31 19 10 2 40 107 85
Anaheim 32 16 11 5 37 81 94
San Jose 32 16 11 5 37 102 98
Vegas 32 17 14 1 35 96 91
Edmonton 30 16 12 2 34 82 87
Vancouver 33 14 16 3 31 98 111
Arizona 29 13 14 2 28 76 80
Los Angeles 32 11 19 2 24 71 98
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.
Monday’s Games
Pittsburgh 2, N.Y. Islanders 1, SO
Tampa Bay 6, N.Y. Rangers 3
Detroit 3, Los Angeles 1
San Jose 5, New Jersey 2
Tuesday’s Games
Toronto 4, Carolina 1
Buffalo 4, Los Angeles 3, OT
Vancouver 3, Columbus 2
Boston 4, Arizona 3
Washington 6, Detroit 2
Minnesota 7, Montreal 1
Nashville 3, Ottawa 1
Winnipeg 6, Chicago 3
St. Louis 4, Florida 3
Edmonton at Colorado, 9 p.m.
Wednesday’s Games
Vegas at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Chicago, 8 p.m.
Philadelphia at Calgary, 8:30 p.m.
Dallas at Anaheim, 10 p.m.
Thursday’s Games
Arizona at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Los Angeles at Columbus, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Carolina at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Vancouver at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Edmonton at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.
Florida at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Dallas at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Vegas at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Boston at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Arizona at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.
Ottawa at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Washington at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.
Colorado at St. Louis, 8 p.m.
Winnipeg at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

Blue Jackets’ box
SATURDAY’S GAME
Washington 3 0 1 = 4
Columbus 0 0 0 = 0
First Period—1, Washington, Connolly 5 (Vrana, Kuznetsov), 1:42. 2, Washington, Jaskin 1 (Boyd, Orlov), 10:19. 3, Washington, Ovechkin 22 (Carlson, Kempny), 19:41. Penalties—Atkinson, CBJ, (tripping), 3:43.
Second Period—None. Penalties—Dubois, CBJ, (slashing), 5:10; Jenner, CBJ, (delay of game), 11:32; Kuznetsov, WSH, (slashing), 18:07.
Third Period—4, Washington, Boyd 1 (Dowd, Ovechkin), 11:04. Penalties—Orlov, WSH, (tripping), 2:44; Burakovsky, WSH, (holding), 13:24; Burakovsky, WSH, (tripping), 17:32.
Shots on Goal—Washington 13-8-7—28. Columbus 9-8-11—28.
Power-play opportunities—Washington 0 of 3; Columbus 0 of 4.
Goalies—Washington, Holtby 11-7-2 (28 shots-28 saves). Columbus, Korpisalo 5-1-2 (15-14), Bobrovsky 11-10-0 (13-10).
A—18,501 (18,500). T—2:32.
Referees—Steve Kozari, Garrett Rank. Linesmen—Michel Cormier, Ryan Galloway.

Blue Jackets’ box
Vancouver 0 0 3 = 3
Columbus 1 0 1 = 2
First Period—1, Columbus, Jones 6 (Panarin, Atkinson), 0:47. Penalties—None.
Second Period—None. Penalties—Werenski, CBJ, (holding), 5:09; Stecher, VAN, (tripping), 11:17; Leivo, VAN, (hooking), 13:50.
Third Period—2, Vancouver, Leivo 6 (Tanev, Pettersson), 8:11. 3, Columbus, Bjorkstrand 3 (Dubois, Harrington), 9:56. 4, Vancouver, Pettersson 16 (Leivo, Edler), 16:56. 5, Vancouver, Virtanen 10 (Motte, Goldobin), 18:14. Penalties—None.
Shots on Goal—Vancouver 7-7-11—25. Columbus 9-17-10—36.
Power-play opportunities—Vancouver 0 of 1; Columbus 0 of 2.
Goalies—Vancouver, Markstrom 11-9-3 (36 shots-34 saves). Columbus, Korpisalo 5-2-2 (25-22).
A—14,689 (18,500). T—2:27.
Referees—Kyle Rehman, Brad Watson. Linesmen—Derek Amell, Jonny Murray.

Cavaliers’ box
Monday’s Game
CLEVELAND (92)
Osman 3-13 1-2 8, Hood 1-7 0-0 3, Thompson 6-7 0-0 12, Sexton 5-18 3-4 15, Burks 1-8 0-0 3, Jones 0-4 1-2 1, Nance Jr. 8-12 0-1 16, Blossomgame 3-5 2-2 11, Frye 1-2 0-0 3, Dellavedova 4-7 2-2 11, Clarkson 4-13 1-2 9. Totals 36-96 10-15 92.
MILWAUKEE (108)
Middleton 5-16 4-4 16, Ilyasova 3-7 2-2 9, Lopez 5-9 0-1 12, Bledsoe 8-15 0-0 20, Brogdon 8-12 1-1 18, Ja.Smith 0-3 0-0 0, Wilson 3-4 0-0 7, Maker 2-5 2-2 6, Hill 1-3 0-1 2, Snell 1-7 0-0 3, DiVincenzo 1-4 0-0 3, Brown 5-11 0-0 12. Totals 42-96 9-11 108.
Cleveland 18 23 25 26 = 92
Milwaukee 31 28 25 24 = 108
3-Point Goals—Cleveland 10-30 (Blossomgame 3-5, Sexton 2-3, Frye 1-1, Dellavedova 1-3, Burks 1-3, Hood 1-3, Osman 1-5, Nance Jr. 0-1, Jones 0-3, Clarkson 0-3), Milwaukee 15-36 (Bledsoe 4-5, Brown 2-4, Middleton 2-5, Lopez 2-5, Ilyasova 1-2, Wilson 1-2, DiVincenzo 1-3, Brogdon 1-3, Snell 1-4, Maker 0-1, Ja.Smith 0-1, Hill 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 46 (Blossomgame 10), Milwaukee 58 (Bledsoe 12). Assists—Cleveland 24 (Osman 6), Milwaukee 22 (Bledsoe, Brogdon 5). Total Fouls—Cleveland 15, Milwaukee 24. A—17,155 (17,500).