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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. 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)
Saturday, Dec. 22
Washington at Tennessee, 4:30 p.m.
Baltimore at L.A. Chargers, 8:20 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 23
Atlanta at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Houston at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
N.Y. Giants at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Green Bay at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Buffalo at New England, 1 p.m.
CINCINNATI at CLEVELAND, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at Miami, 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Dallas, 1 p.m.
L.A. Rams at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.
Chicago at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh at New Orleans, 4:25 p.m.
Kansas City at Seattle, 8:20 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 24
Denver at Oakland, 8:15 p.m.

NBA standings
National Basketball Association
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
Toronto 22 7 .759 —
Philadelphia 19 10 .655 3
Boston 17 10 .630 4
Brooklyn 11 18 .379 11
New York 8 21 .276 14
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
Charlotte 14 13 .519 —
Orlando 12 15 .444 2
Miami 11 16 .407 3
Washington 11 17 .393 3 1/2
Atlanta 6 21 .222 8
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 18 9 .667 —
Indiana 18 10 .643 1/2
Detroit 13 13 .500 4 1/2
Cleveland 7 21 .250 11 1/2
Chicago 6 22 .214 12 1/2
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
Memphis 16 11 .593 —
Dallas 15 11 .577 1/2
New Orleans 15 15 .500 2 1/2
San Antonio 14 14 .500 2 1/2
Houston 12 14 .462 3 1/2
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
Denver 18 9 .667 —
Oklahoma City 17 9 .654 1/2
Portland 15 13 .536 3 1/2
Utah 14 15 .483 5
Minnesota 13 14 .481 5
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
Golden State 19 9 .679 —
L.A. Clippers 17 10 .630 1 1/2
L.A. Lakers 17 10 .630 1 1/2
Sacramento 14 12 .538 4
Phoenix 4 24 .143 15
Tuesday’s Games
Houston 111, Portland 103
San Antonio 111, Phoenix 86
Toronto 123, L.A. Clippers 99
Wednesday’s Games
Boston 130, Washington 125, OT
Brooklyn 127, Philadelphia 124
Charlotte 108, Detroit 107
Cleveland 113, New York 106
Indiana 113, Milwaukee 97
Memphis 92, Portland 83
New Orleans 118, Oklahoma City 114
Dallas 114, Atlanta 107
Utah 111, Miami 84
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.
Saturday’s Games
Utah vs. Orlando at Mexico City, 5 p.m.
Boston at Detroit, 7 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Houston at Memphis, 8 p.m.
Chicago at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, 9 p.m.
Minnesota at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Cavaliers’ box
NEW YORK (106)
Vonleh 3-5 0-1 7, Knox 7-15 2-2 19, Kanter 8-12 3-3 20, Mudiay 7-18 2-2 16, Hardaway Jr. 6-18 4-4 20, Kornet 0-1 0-0 0, Hezonja 1-3 0-0 2, Robinson 1-2 0-0 2, Ntilikina 6-13 2-2 16, Dotson 2-7 0-0 4. Totals 41-94 13-14 106.
CLEVELAND (113)
Osman 1-7 4-4 6, Burks 0-6 1-2 1, Frye 0-3 0-0 0, Sexton 9-16 0-0 19, Hood 9-14 3-3 23, Jones 1-3 2-2 4, Blossomgame 2-2 1-1 5, Nance Jr. 1-5 0-0 3, Dellavedova 4-7 4-4 15, Nwaba 4-7 0-3 9, Clarkson 12-21 2-2 28. Totals 43-91 17-21 113.
New York 23 31 32 20 = 106
Cleveland 39 26 21 27 = 113
3-Point Goals—New York 11-27 (Hardaway Jr. 4-9, Knox 3-6, Ntilikina 2-4, Kanter 1-1, Vonleh 1-1, Kornet 0-1, Mudiay 0-2, Dotson 0-3), Cleveland 10-34 (Dellavedova 3-5, Hood 2-4, Clarkson 2-7, Nwaba 1-2, Nance Jr. 1-2, Sexton 1-4, Burks 0-3, Frye 0-3, Osman 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—New York 43 (Kanter 10), Cleveland 51 (Nance Jr. 11). Assists—New York 21 (Mudiay 7), Cleveland 19 (Nance Jr. 7). Total Fouls—New York 18, Cleveland 18. Technicals—New York coach Knicks (Defensive three second), Cleveland coach MIke Longabardi, Frye. A—19,432 (20,562).

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.

Monday’s Game
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.

NHL standings
National Hockey League
All Times EST
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 30 14 12 4 32 85 88
Pittsburgh 30 13 11 6 32 101 98
N.Y. Rangers 30 14 13 3 31 88 98
Carolina 29 13 12 4 30 72 81
Philadelphia 29 12 13 4 28 91 107
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 31 17 9 5 39 112 94
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 33 10 18 5 25 93 124
Pacific Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Calgary 32 20 10 2 42 113 90
San Jose 32 16 11 5 37 102 98
Anaheim 32 16 11 5 37 81 94
Vegas 33 18 14 1 37 99 93
Edmonton 31 17 12 2 36 88 91
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.
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 6, Colorado 4
Wednesday’s Games
Vegas 3, N.Y. Islanders 2
Chicago 6, Pittsburgh 3
Calgary 6, Philadelphia 5, OT
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.
Saturday’s Games
Calgary at Minnesota, 1:30 p.m.
Anaheim at Columbus, 7 p.m.
Ottawa at Montreal, 7 p.m.
Detroit vs. N.Y. Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 7 p.m.
Buffalo at Washington, 7 p.m.
Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Florida, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m.
Philadelphia at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

AP men’s poll
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 9, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:
Record Pts Prv
1. Kansas (57) 8-0 1583 2
2. Duke (4) 9-1 1454 3
3. Tennessee (1) 7-1 1421 7
4. Gonzaga (1) 9-1 1412 1
5. Michigan (1) 10-0 1398 5
6. Virginia (1) 9-0 1384 4
7. Nevada 10-0 1283 6
8. Auburn 8-1 1151 8
9. Michigan St. 8-2 1066 10
10. Florida St. 8-1 991 11
11. Texas Tech 8-0 914 13
12. North Carolina 7-2 890 14
13. Virginia Tech 8-1 833 15
14. Buffalo 9-0 664 17
15. Ohio St. 8-1 621 19
16. Wisconsin 8-2 599 12
17. Villanova 8-2 532 21
18. Mississippi St. 8-1 441 22
19. Kentucky 7-2 385 9
20. Arizona St. 7-1 351 20
21. Marquette 8-2 281 —
22. Iowa 7-2 208 18
23. Furman 10-0 189 25
24. Houston 8-0 173 —
25. Syracuse 7-2 118 —
25. Indiana 8-2 118 —
25. Kansas St. 6-2 118 16
Others receiving votes: Nebraska 115, Maryland 105, Oklahoma 82, Cincinnati 73, St. John’s 57, Purdue 40, N.C. State 26, Iowa St. 19, TCU 13, San Francisco 5, UCLA 3, Butler 2, Minnesota 2, Davidson 1, Florida 1, NJIT 1, Seton Hall 1, Texas 1.

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 Dec. 9, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:
Record Pts Pvs
1. UConn (31) 9-0 775 1
2. Notre Dame 8-1 736 2
3. Baylor 7-0 705 4
4. Louisville 10-0 685 5
5. Mississippi St. 9-0 654 6
6. Maryland 9-0 605 7
7. Oregon 7-1 576 3
8. Oregon St. 7-1 555 8
9. Tennessee 8-0 545 9
10. NC State 10-0 486 10
11. Stanford 6-1 464 11
12. Texas 7-2 389 12
13. Minnesota 9-0 374 14
13. California 8-0 374 13
15. Syracuse 8-2 336 15
16. Iowa 8-2 299 16
17. Arizona St. 7-2 226 17
18. Kentucky 9-1 196 19
19. Marquette 7-2 184 18
20. DePaul 7-3 182 20
21. Gonzaga 9-1 142 24
22. Missouri 8-2 122 23
23. Michigan St. 8-1 121 –
24. Miami 8-2 82 25
25. South Carolina 5-4 77 22
Others receiving votes: Drake 39, Texas A&M 24, Florida St. 22, Virginia Tech 21, South Florida 16, Iowa St. 14, Indiana 12, Georgia 11, South Dakota 10, Utah 5, West Virginia 5, Southern Cal 3, North Carolina 1, South Dakota St. 1, Cent Michigan 1.