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Scoreboard

NFL standings
National Football League
AMERICAN CONFERENCE
East
W L T Pct PF PA
y-New England 10 5 0 .667 398 322
Miami 7 8 0 .467 302 391
Buffalo 5 10 0 .333 227 357
N.Y. Jets 4 11 0 .267 330 403
South
W L T Pct PF PA
x-Houston 10 5 0 .667 382 313
Indianapolis 9 6 0 .600 400 327
Tennessee 9 6 0 .600 293 270
Jacksonville 5 10 0 .333 242 296
North
W L T Pct PF PA
Baltimore 9 6 0 .600 363 263
Pittsburgh 8 6 1 .567 412 347
CLEVELAND 7 7 1 .500 335 366
CINCINNATI 6 9 0 .400 355 439
West
W L T Pct PF PA
x-Kansas City 11 4 0 .733 530 418
x-L.A. Chargers 11 4 0 .733 405 320
Denver 6 9 0 .400 320 326
Oakland 4 11 0 .267 287 432
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
East
W L T Pct PF PA
y-Dallas 9 6 0 .600 303 289
Philadelphia 8 7 0 .533 343 348
Washington 7 8 0 .467 281 335
N.Y. Giants 5 10 0 .333 334 376
South
W L T Pct PF PA
y-New Orleans 13 2 0 .867 490 320
Atlanta 6 9 0 .400 380 391
Carolina 6 9 0 .400 343 368
Tampa Bay 5 10 0 .333 364 430
North
W L T Pct PF PA
y-Chicago 11 4 0 .733 397 273
Minnesota 8 6 1 .567 350 317
Green Bay 6 8 1 .433 376 369
Detroit 5 10 0 .333 293 360
West
W L T Pct PF PA
y-L.A. Rams 12 3 0 .800 479 352
x-Seattle 9 6 0 .600 401 323
San Francisco 4 11 0 .267 310 387
Arizona 3 12 0 .200 201 398
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
Sunday, Dec. 30
Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at Houston, 1 p.m.
Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.
Detroit at Green Bay, 1 p.m.
N.Y. Jets at New England, 1 p.m.
Carolina at New Orleans, 1 p.m.
Arizona at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.
L.A. Chargers at Denver, 4:25 p.m.
Oakland at Kansas City, 4:25 p.m.
San Francisco at L.A. Rams, 4:25 p.m.
Philadelphia at Washington, 4:25 p.m.
Chicago at Minnesota, 4:25 p.m.
CINCINNATI at Pittsburgh, 4:25 p.m.
CLEVELAND at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m.
Indianapolis at Tennessee, 8:20 p.m.

NBA standings
National Basketball Association
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
Toronto 26 10 .722 —
Philadelphia 22 13 .629 3 1/2
Boston 20 14 .588 5
Brooklyn 17 19 .472 9
New York 9 27 .250 17
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
Charlotte 16 17 .485 —
Miami 16 17 .485 —
Orlando 14 19 .424 2
Washington 13 22 .371 4
Atlanta 9 24 .273 7
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 23 10 .697 —
Indiana 23 12 .657 1
Detroit 16 16 .500 6 1/2
Chicago 9 26 .257 15
Cleveland 8 27 .229 16
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
Houston 19 15 .559 —
San Antonio 19 16 .543 1/2
Memphis 18 16 .529 1
Dallas 16 17 .485 2 1/2
New Orleans 15 20 .429 4 1/2
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
Denver 21 11 .656 —
Oklahoma City 21 12 .636 1/2
Portland 19 15 .559 3
Utah 17 18 .486 5 1/2
Minnesota 16 18 .471 6
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
Golden State 23 12 .657 —
L.A. Lakers 20 14 .588 2 1/2
L.A. Clippers 20 14 .588 2 1/2
Sacramento 18 16 .529 4 1/2
Phoenix 9 26 .257 14
Wednesday’s Games
Detroit 106, Washington 95
Phoenix 122, Orlando 120, OT
Brooklyn 134, Charlotte 132, 2OT
Indiana 129, Atlanta 121
Toronto 106, Miami 104
Memphis 95, Cleveland 87
Minnesota 119, Chicago 94
Dallas 122, New Orleans 119
San Antonio 111, Denver 103
L.A. Clippers 127, Sacramento 118
Thursday’s Games
Houston 127, Boston 113
Milwaukee 112, New York 96
L.A. Lakers at Sacramento, 10 p.m.
Philadelphia at Utah, 10:30 p.m.
Portland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Brooklyn at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Washington, 7 p.m.
Detroit at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Orlando, 7 p.m.
Atlanta at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Cleveland at Miami, 8 p.m.
Dallas at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
San Antonio at Denver, 9 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 5 p.m.
Charlotte at Washington, 7 p.m.
Houston at New Orleans, 7 p.m.
Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Boston at Memphis, 8 p.m.
New York at Utah, 8 p.m.
Denver at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
Golden State at Portland, 10 p.m.
San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
Detroit at Orlando, 3:30 p.m.
Chicago at Toronto, 6 p.m.
Minnesota at Miami, 6 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Dallas, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Portland, 9 p.m.
Sacramento at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

NHL standings
National Hockey League
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Tampa Bay 38 29 7 2 60 160 111
Toronto 37 25 10 2 52 140 103
Buffalo 38 21 12 5 47 112 109
Boston 38 20 14 4 44 107 101
Montreal 37 19 13 5 43 115 117
Florida 35 15 14 6 36 115 125
Detroit 39 15 18 6 36 111 131
Ottawa 37 15 18 4 34 118 144
Metropolitan Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Washington 36 23 10 3 49 132 104
Columbus 37 22 12 3 47 121 112
Pittsburgh 37 19 12 6 44 124 112
N.Y. Islanders 35 18 13 4 40 101 98
N.Y. Rangers 36 15 14 7 37 105 119
Carolina 36 15 16 5 35 91 106
Philadelphia 36 15 16 5 35 109 131
New Jersey 36 13 16 7 33 107 127
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Winnipeg 37 24 11 2 50 129 105
Nashville 38 22 14 2 46 111 97
Colorado 37 19 12 6 44 129 115
Dallas 38 19 16 3 41 101 102
Minnesota 36 17 16 3 37 105 104
St. Louis 35 15 16 4 34 100 115
Chicago 40 14 20 6 34 116 147
Pacific Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Calgary 38 23 12 3 49 131 104
San Jose 38 19 12 7 45 124 115
Vegas 39 20 15 4 44 117 112
Anaheim 38 19 14 5 43 95 109
Vancouver 40 18 18 4 40 121 127
Edmonton 37 18 16 3 39 104 115
Arizona 36 16 18 2 34 93 101
Los Angeles 37 14 20 3 31 86 112
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.
Thursday’s Games
New Jersey 5, Boston 2
Columbus 4, N.Y. Rangers 3, OT
Pittsburgh 5, Detroit 2
Washington 3, Carolina 1
Tampa Bay 6, Philadelphia 5, OT
St. Louis 4, Buffalo 1
Calgary 4, Winnipeg 1
Dallas 2, Nashville 0
Chicago 5, Minnesota 2
Vancouver 4, Edmonton 2
Colorado at Vegas, 10 p.m.
Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Arizona at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Montreal at Florida, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Columbus, 7 p.m.
Ottawa at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Carolina at New Jersey, 1 p.m.
San Jose at Edmonton, 4 p.m.
Minnesota at Winnipeg, 4 p.m.
Vegas at Los Angeles, 4 p.m.
Boston at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Florida, 7 p.m.
Washington at Ottawa, 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 8 p.m.
Detroit at Dallas, 8 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Chicago at Colorado, 9 p.m.
Arizona at Anaheim, 10 p.m.
Vancouver at Calgary, 10 p.m.

Blue Jackets’ box
Columbus 2 0 1 1 = 4
N.Y. Rangers 1 1 1 0 = 3
First Period—1, Columbus, Bjorkstrand 5 (Atkinson, Jenner), 9:17. 2, N.Y. Rangers, Vesey 10 (Namestnikov, Hayes), 13:59. 3, Columbus, Savard 2 (Harrington, Bjorkstrand), 16:08. Penalties—None.
Second Period—4, N.Y. Rangers, Kreider 18 (Hayes, Zuccarello), 1:45 (pp). Penalties—Harrington, CBJ, (boarding), 1:38.
Third Period—5, N.Y. Rangers, Kreider 19 (Lundqvist, Skjei), 12:06. 6, Columbus, Werenski 7 (Jenner), 17:40. Penalties—Smith, NYR, (hooking), 4:32.
Overtime—7, Columbus, Dubois 14 (Panarin, Jones), 0:31. Penalties—None.
Shots on Goal—Columbus 6-11-11-1—29. N.Y. Rangers 5-12-5—22.
Power-play opportunities—Columbus 0 of 1; N.Y. Rangers 1 of 1.
Goalies—Columbus, Korpisalo 6-2-2 (22 shots-19 saves). N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist 10-9-7 (30-26).
A—18,006 (18,006). T—2:29.
Referees—Eric Furlatt, Garrett Rank. Linesmen—Michel Cormier, Derek Nansen.

Big 10 standings
Big Ten Conference
Men’s Basketball Standings
Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Michigan 2 0 1.000 12 0 1.000
Ohio St. 2 0 1.000 11 1 .917
Indiana 2 0 1.000 11 2 .846
Wisconsin 2 0 1.000 10 2 .833
Michigan St. 2 0 1.000 10 2 .833
Nebraska 1 1 .500 10 2 .833
Minnesota 1 1 .500 10 2 .833
Maryland 1 1 .500 9 3 .750
Purdue 1 1 .500 7 5 .583
Iowa 0 2 .000 10 2 .833
Northwestern 0 2 .000 8 4 .667
Rutgers 0 2 .000 6 5 .545
Penn St. 0 2 .000 6 6 .500
Illinois 0 2 .000 4 8 .333

MAC standings
Mid-Amerian Conference
EAST
Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Buffalo 0 0 .000 11 1 .917
Kent St. 0 0 .000 9 2 .818
Ohio 0 0 .000 7 4 .636
Bowling Green 0 0 .000 7 5 .583
Miami (Ohio) 0 0 .000 7 5 .583
Akron 0 0 .000 7 5 .583
EAST
Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Toledo 0 0 .000 11 1 .917
Cent. Michigan 0 0 .000 10 2 .833
Ball St. 0 0 .000 8 4 .667
N. Illinois 0 0 .000 7 5 .583
E. Michigan 0 0 .000 6 6 .500
W. Michigan 0 0 .000 5 7 .417

C-USA standings
Conference USA
Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
North Texas 0 0 .000 12 1 .923
Louisiana Tech 0 0 .000 10 3 .769
Old Dominion 0 0 .000 10 3 .769
FIU 0 0 .000 9 3 .750
Southern Miss. 0 0 .000 8 4 .667
FAU 0 0 .000 8 4 .667
UAB 0 0 .000 7 5 .583
Marshall 0 0 .000 7 5 .583
W. Kentucky 0 0 .000 6 6 .500
UTEP 0 0 .000 5 6 .455
UTSA 0 0 .000 5 7 .417
Rice 0 0 .000 5 8 .385
Charlotte 0 0 .000 3 8 .273
Middle Tenn. 0 0 .000 3 9 .250

ACC standings
Atlantic Coast Conference
Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Virginia 0 0 .000 11 0 1.000
Duke 0 0 .000 11 1 .917
Florida St. 0 0 .000 11 1 .917
NC State 0 0 .000 11 1 .917
Virginia Tech 0 0 .000 10 1 .909
Boston College 0 0 .000 9 2 .818
Louisville 0 0 .000 9 3 .750
Notre Dame 0 0 .000 9 3 .750
Pittsburgh 0 0 .000 9 3 .750
Clemson 0 0 .000 9 3 .750
North Carolina 0 0 .000 8 3 .727
Syracuse 0 0 .000 8 4 .667
Miami 0 0 .000 7 4 .636
Wake Forest 0 0 .000 6 4 .600
Georgia Tech 0 0 .000 6 5 .545