Scoreboard: Dec. 30

December 30, 2012 

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FOOTBALL

National Football League

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Placed WR Terrance Copper on injured reserve. Signed WR Junior Hemingway from the practice squad.

NEW ENGLand PATRIOTS—Activated DL Jermaine Cunningham. Signed WR Kamar Aiken and DB Malcolm Williams from the practice squad. Released DL Ron Brace.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Agreed to terms with coach Sean Payton on a multiyear contract extension.

COLLEGE

CONNECTICUT—Signed men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie to a contract extension through the end of the 2017-18 season.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 21 9 .700 —

Brooklyn 16 14 .533 5

Boston 14 14 .500 6

Philadelphia 14 16 .467 7

Toronto 11 20 .355 10½

Southeast Division

Miami 20 7 .741 —

Atlanta 19 9 .679 1½

Orlando 12 18 .400 9½

Charlotte 7 23 .233 14½

Washington 4 24 .143 16½

Central Division

Chicago 16 12 .571 —

Indiana 17 13 .567 —

Milwaukee 15 12 .556 ½

Detroit 10 22 .313 8

Cleveland 7 25 .219 11

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 23 8 .742 —

Memphis 19 8 .704 2

Houston 16 14 .533 6½

Dallas 12 18 .400 10½

New Orleans 7 23 .233 15½

Northwest Division

Oklahoma City 23 6 .793 —

Denver 17 15 .531 7½

Minnesota 14 13 .519 8

Portland 14 14 .500 8½

Utah 15 16 .484 9

Pacific Division

L.A. Clippers 24 6 .800 —

Golden State 20 10 .667 4

L.A. Lakers 15 15 .500 9

Phoenix 11 20 .355 13½

Sacramento 10 19 .345 13½

Saturday's games

Atlanta 109, Indiana 100

Toronto 123, Orlando 88

New Orleans 98, Charlotte 95

Brooklyn 103, Cleveland 100

Chicago 87, Washington 77

Oklahoma City 124, Houston 94

Memphis 81, Denver 72

Minnesota 111, Phoenix 107

Miami at Milwaukee (n)

Philadelphia at Portland (n)

Boston at Golden State (n)

Sunday's games

San Antonio at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Boston at Sacramento, 9 p.m.

Utah at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

bulls 87, wizards 77

WASHINGTON (77) — Webster 4-10 0-0 10, Nene 4-11 2-6 10, Okafor 5-11 1-2 11, Temple 3-11 2-2 8, Beal 5-15 4-4 14, Seraphin 5-11 2-2 12, Vesely 1-2 0-0 2, Mack 3-8 1-2 7, Martin 1-6 0-0 3. Totals 31-85 12-18 77.

CHICAGO (87) — Deng 4-13 2-3 11, Boozer 5-12 5-7 15, Noah 4-11 1-2 9, Hinrich 3-6 2-2 10, Hamilton 4-9 0-0 9, Belinelli 7-16 1-2 17, Gibson 3-7 0-0 6, Mohammed 0-3 0-0 0, Robinson 3-8 0-0 7, Butler 1-2 1-2 3, Teague 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-87 12-18 87.

Washington 26 13 24 14—77

Chicago 22 23 25 17—87

Three-point goals—Washington 3-10 (Webster 2-3, Martin 1-2, Temple 0-2, Beal 0-3), Chicago 7-16 (Belinelli 2-3, Hinrich 2-4, Hamilton 1-2, Deng 1-3, Robinson 1-3, Butler 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Washington 65 (Okafor 18), Chicago 54 (Boozer 12). Assists—Washington 19 (Temple, Mack 5), Chicago 24 (Hinrich 7). Total fouls—Washington 16, Chicago 22. A—22,447 (20,917).

hawks 109, pacers 100

INDIANA (100) — George 7-13 3-3 18, West 11-18 5-7 29, Hibbert 0-2 0-0 0, Hill 7-11 0-0 15, Stephenson 6-13 0-0 13, Green 3-11 0-0 6, T.Hansbrough 1-3 4-4 6, Mahinmi 3-7 7-8 13, Augustin 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 38-80 19-22 100.

ATLANTA (109) — Korver 5-10 2-3 16, Horford 10-13 0-0 20, Pachulia 7-11 3-4 17, Teague 6-13 2-2 15, Williams 7-17 4-4 21, Stevenson 0-1 0-0 0, Jenkins 4-6 0-0 10, I.Johnson 3-6 0-1 6, Petro 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 44-80 11-14 109.

Indiana 26 22 22 30—100

Atlanta 33 22 28 26—109

Three-point goals—Indiana 5-15 (West 2-3, George 1-2, Hill 1-3, Stephenson 1-3, Green 0-4), Atlanta 10-20 (Korver 4-5, Williams 3-8, Jenkins 2-2, Teague 1-3, Stevenson 0-1, Petro 0-1). Fouled out—I.Johnson. Rebounds—Indiana 40 (T.Hansbrough 10), Atlanta 44 (Pachulia 14). Assists—Indiana 20 (George 8), Atlanta 26 (Williams 12). Total fouls—Indiana 15, Atlanta 23. Technicals—Hill, Indiana defensive three-second. Flagrant fouls—Stephenson. A—16,558 (18,729).

hornets 98, bobcats 95

NEW ORLEANS (98) — L.Thomas 1-4 0-0 2, Davis 4-11 0-2 8, Lopez 4-7 0-0 8, Vasquez 7-13 0-0 16, Rivers 0-2 0-0 0, McGuire 1-2 0-0 2, E.Gordon 5-13 12-14 24, Anderson 6-14 4-6 19, Roberts 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 2-5 0-0 4, Henry 1-5 0-0 2, Mason 4-5 1-1 13. Totals 35-82 17-23 98.

CHARLOTTE (95) — Kidd-Gilchrist 11-14 0-2 22, Warrick 4-9 4-6 12, Biyombo 0-4 0-0 0, Walker 7-15 1-2 15, Henderson 6-10 5-6 19, Haywood 2-3 0-0 4, Sessions 1-9 1-2 3, Taylor 2-2 0-0 6, B.Gordon 6-13 2-2 14. Totals 39-79 13-20 95.

New Orleans 22 18 33 25—98

Charlotte 25 32 16 22—95

Three-point goals—New Orleans 11-24 (Mason 4-5, Anderson 3-6, Vasquez 2-3, E.Gordon 2-6, Davis 0-1, Henry 0-1, Rivers 0-1, Smith 0-1), Charlotte 4-10 (Taylor 2-2, Henderson 2-3, Walker 0-1, B.Gordon 0-2, Sessions 0-2). Rebounds—New Orleans 50 (Davis 10), Charlotte 50 (Warrick 10). Assists—New Orleans 24 (Vasquez 8), Charlotte 27 (Walker 9). Total fouls—New Orleans 20, Charlotte 17. Technicals—Charlotte Coach Dunlap. A—18,100 (19,077).

nets 103, cavaliers 100

CLEVELAND (100) — Gee 4-9 2-2 10, Thompson 5-11 7-8 17, Zeller 6-14 0-0 12, Irving 5-16 2-2 13, Waiters 2-8 1-2 5, Walton 2-4 0-2 4, Miles 11-15 3-3 33, Pargo 3-5 0-0 6. Totals 38-82 15-19 100.

BROOKLYN (103) — Bogans 1-3 0-0 3, Wallace 1-6 5-8 7, Lopez 13-20 9-11 35, Williams 5-12 5-6 15, Johnson 6-13 2-2 15, Evans 1-5 5-6 7, Stackhouse 3-5 1-2 8, Blatche 2-5 2-4 7, Watson 1-2 0-0 2, Brooks 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 35-75 29-39 103.

Cleveland 24 29 21 26—100

Brooklyn 34 27 18 24—103

Three-point goals—Cleveland 9-20 (Miles 8-10, Irving 1-6, Waiters 0-1, Gee 0-1, Walton 0-2), Brooklyn 4-15 (Blatche 1-1, Stackhouse 1-2, Bogans 1-2, Johnson 1-4, Watson 0-1, Wallace 0-2, Williams 0-3). Fouled out—Zeller. Rebounds—Cleveland 47 (Thompson 15), Brooklyn 51 (Lopez 11). Assists—Cleveland 21 (Irving 7), Brooklyn 15 (Williams 7). Total fouls—Cleveland 24, Brooklyn 16. A—17,732 (17,732).college men

saturday's scores

SEC

Arkansas 79 Northwestern St. 61

No. 18 Butler 68 Vanderbilt 49

No. 14 Florida 78 Air Force 61

Georgia 82 Florida A&M 73

No. 12 Illinois 81 Auburn 79

No. 4 Louisville 80 Kentucky 77

South Carolina 76 Presbyterian 60

Tennessee 51 Xavier 47

Texas A&M 61 Army 55

OVC

Central Florida 66 Belmont 63

High Point 76 Austin Peay 74

Jacksonville St. 83 Tennessee Tech 62

SE Missouri St. 65 Tenn.-Martin 60

Tennessee St. 67E. Illinois 59

Valparaiso 66 Murray St. 64

STATE

Cumberlands 100 Tenn. Wesleyan 83

Ky. Wesleyan 93 Salem International 67

Lindsey Wilson 100 Miami-Hamilton 69

Miami-Middletown 82 Thomas More 79

TOP 25

No. 1 Duke 90 Santa Clara 77

No. 2 Michigan 88 Central Michigan 73

No. 6 Kansas 89 American 57

No. 9 Syracuse 57 Alcorn St. 36

No. 10 Ohio St. 87 Chicago St. 44

No. 16 Creighton 87 Evansville 70

North Carolina 79No. 20 UNLV 73

No. 23 N.C. State 84 W. Michigan 68

No. 25 Kansas St. 52 Missouri St. 44

sunday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Alabama A&M at Mississippi St., 4; Tulane at Alabama, 6

OVC—Union at Morehead St., 2; Eastern Ky. at West Virginia, 4

college women

saturday's scores

SEC

Alabama 80 LIU Brooklyn 58

Auburn 80 Samford 51

McNeese St. 80 Mississippi 75

Memphis 72 Missouri 69

Mississippi St. 82 Troy 60

No. 19 South Carolina 66 W. Carolina 44

Vanderbilt 74 Southern Cal 56

STATE

Cumberland, Tenn. 61 Union 49

Ferrum 79 Centre 68

Lindsey Wilson 86 Miami-Hamilton 40

Louisiana College 78 Transylvania 63

TOP 25

No. 2 Connecticut 61No. 1 Stanford 35

No. 3 Baylor 106 SE Louisiana 41

No. 9 Maryland 72 Hartford 40

No. 5 Notre Dame 74No. 11 Purdue 47

No. 18 Oklahoma 79 CSU Northridge 57

No. 23 Colorado 84 New Mexico 39

sunday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Marist at No. 7 Kentucky, 1; Rutgers at No. 13 Tennessee, 1; Alabama at Hawaii, 10

STATE—Brescia at Point Park, 1; Millersville at Bellarmine, 2; Morehead St. at Wright St., 7; Spalding vs. TBA, TBA

TOP 25—Monmouth at No. 4 Duke, 2; No. 14 Oklahoma St. at San Diego St., 5; No. 15 Dayton at Bowling Green, 1; No. 16 North Carolina at Clemson, 2; Central Michigan vs. No. 20 Texas at San Diego, Calif., 3; Boston College at No. 21 Florida St., 2

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Local

Top scores

MEN'S SERIES

Matt Fitch 753; Tom Roth 752; Jerry Crowe 751; Bill Pianovski 739; Billy Short 739; Don Rickert 728; Norman Worthy 727; Greg Bell 720; Derrick Gilbert 712

MEN'S GAMES

Derrick Gilbert 300; Gary Spurgeon 290; Tom Roth 279; Don Rickert 276; Jerry Crowe 268; Mark Fagan 268; Billy Short 268; Norman Worthy 268; Randy Johnson 267; Harold Carter 259; Corey Gillespie 258; Matt Fitch 258; Robert Lewis 258; Bill Pianovski 258; Tom Cape 256; Jordan Ross 255; Greg Bell 255; Steve Delles 254; Gary Hilliard 251; Larry Slucher 251

WOMEN'S SERIES

Melanie Johnson 676; Kendra Garris 639

WOMEN'S GAMES

Melanie Johnson 279; Kendra Garris 246; Sue Ellen Ramsay 231; Audrey Davis 227

Football

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playoff scenarios

(With Sunday's Week 17 opponent in parentheses)

AFC

Clinched

Houston, AFC South

Denver, AFC West

New England, AFC East

Baltimore, AFC North

Indianapolis, No. 5 playoff spot

Cincinnati, No. 6 playoff spot

Houston (at Indianapolis) clinches first-round bye with:

win or tie, or

New England loss or tie, or

Denver loss

clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

win, or

tie and Denver loss or tie, or

New England loss or tie and Denver loss

Denver (vs. Kansas City) clinches first-round bye with:

win or tie, or

New England loss or tie

clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

win and Houston loss or tie, or

tie and Houston loss

New England (vs. Miami) clinches first-round bye with:

win and Denver or Houston loss

clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

win and Denver and Houston loss

NFC

Clinched

Atlanta, NFC South and home-field advantage

Green Bay, NFC North

San Francisco, playoff spot

Seattle, playoff spot

Green Bay (at Minnesota) clinches first-round bye with:

win, or

tie and San Francisco loss or tie, or

San Francisco loss and Seattle loss or tie

San Francisco (vs. Arizona) clinches NFC West with:

win or tie, or

Seattle loss or tie

clinches first-round bye with:

win and Green Bay loss or tie, or

tie and Green Bay loss

Seattle (vs. St. Louis) clinches NFC West with:

win and San Francisco loss

clinches first-round bye with:

win and San Francisco loss and Green Bay loss

Washington (vs. Dallas) clinches NFC East with:

win or tie

clinches playoff spot with:

Chicago loss and Minnesota loss

Dallas (at Washington) clinches NFC East with:

win

New York Giants (vs. Philadelphia) clinches playoff spot with:

win and Dallas loss or tie and Chicago loss and Minnesota loss

Minnesota (vs. Green Bay) clinches playoff spot with:

win, or

tie and Chicago loss or tie, or

Dallas loss or tie and N.Y. Giants loss or tie and Chicago loss

Chicago (at Detroit) clinches playoff spot with:

win and Minnesota loss or tie, or

tie and Minnesota loss

injury report

The updated injury report for games with playoff implications, as provided by the league:

MIAMI DOLPHINS at NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — DOLPHINS: OUT: WR Davone Bess (back). QUESTIONABLE: CB Nolan Carroll (knee), G Josh Samuda (shoulder), DT Randy Starks (not injury related). PROBABLE: WR Armon Binns (groin), S Chris Clemons (ankle), LB Karlos Dansby (biceps), WR Brian Hartline (back), S Reshad Jones (hip), LB Koa Misi (ankle), CB Sean Smith (knee). PATRIOTS: DOUBTFUL: CB Marquice Cole (finger). QUESTIONABLE: S Patrick Chung (shoulder), G Dan Connolly (back), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring, knee), S Nate Ebner (hamstring), TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm, hip), TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring, shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), WR Brandon Lloyd (knee), DT Kyle Love (knee), G Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), G Nick McDonald (shoulder), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), T Nate Solder (abdomen), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), CB Aqib Talib (hip), T Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee), WR Wes Welker (ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow).

BALTIMORE RAVENS at CINCINNATI BENGALS — RAVENS: QUESTIONABLE: WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), WR Tandon Doss (ankle), DE Arthur Jones (thigh), RB Vonta Leach (ankle), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder, thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), G Marshal Yanda (shoulder, knee). PROBABLE: LB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle), WR Jacoby Jones (ankle), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), TE Dennis Pitta (knee), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdomen), LB Terrell Suggs (biceps). BENGALS: QUESTIONABLE: CB Jason Allen (hamstring), CB Terence Newman (groin). PROBABLE: RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (illness), CB Adam Jones (hamstring), S Reggie Nelson (shoulder).

HOUSTON TEXANS at INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — TEXANS: OUT: CB Alan Ball (foot). QUESTIONABLE: S Shiloh Keo (ankle), LB Brooks Reed (groin). PROBABLE: LB Connor Barwin (back, elbow), RB Tyler Clutts (abdomen), NT Shaun Cody (back), DE Jared Crick (neck), TE Owen Daniels (hamstring, neck), LB Tim Dobbins (shoulder), RB Justin Forsett (knee), RB Arian Foster (arrhythmia), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin, quadriceps), T Derek Newton (knee), S Eddie Pleasant (hamstring), S Glover Quin (hip), LB Darryl Sharpton (toe), DE Antonio Smith (ankle), G Wade Smith (knee, ribs), RB Ben Tate (hamstring), DE J.J. Watt (chest), QB T.J. Yates (right elbow). COLTS: OUT: RB Delone Carter (ankle), NT Antonio Johnson (ankle), DE Cory Redding (quadriceps), C Samson Satele (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: WR Donnie Avery (shoulder), LB Kavell Conner (hamstring), T Winston Justice (shoulder), C A.Q. Shipley (knee), CB Teddy Williams (knee), S Tom Zbikowski (knee). PROBABLE: LB Jerrell Freeman (thumb), QB Andrew Luck (knee).

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES at NEW YORK GIANTS — EAGLES: OUT: DT Fletcher Cox (concussion), LB Mychal Kendricks (concussion). DOUBTFUL: TE Evan Moore (back). QUESTIONABLE: RB Chris Polk (toe). PROBABLE: WR Jason Avant (calf, hamstring), RB Stanley Havili (hamstring), WR Jeremy Maclin (knee), G Evan Mathis (ankle). GIANTS: DOUBTFUL: CB Prince Amukamara (hamstring), DT Chris Canty (knee), CB Jayron Hosley (quadriceps). QUESTIONABLE: WR Hakeem Nicks (knee), S Kenny Phillips (knee), DE Justin Tuck (shoulder). PROBABLE: C David Baas (hip, shoulder), RB Ahmad Bradshaw (knee, foot), S Tyler Sash (hamstring), G Chris Snee (hip).

DALLAS COWBOYS at WASHINGTON REDSKINS — COWBOYS: OUT: NT Jay Ratliff (groin). QUESTIONABLE: LB Ernie Sims (concussion). PROBABLE: LB Alex Albright (knee), WR Dez Bryant (finger), LB Victor Butler (groin), DT Jason Hatcher (thigh), RB Felix Jones (knee), RB DeMarco Murray (foot), LB DeMarcus Ware (elbow, shoulder). REDSKINS: QUESTIONABLE: S DeJon Gomes (knee), T Tyler Polumbus (head). PROBABLE: LB Lorenzo Alexander (shoulder), DE Stephen Bowen (biceps), WR Dezmon Briscoe (not injury related), LB London Fletcher (ankle), WR Pierre Garcon (foot), QB Robert Griffin III (knee), LB Ryan Kerrigan (ankle), C Will Montgomery (knee), WR Joshua Morgan (hand), T Trent Williams (thigh), CB Josh Wilson (shoulder).

CHICAGO BEARS at DETROIT LIONS — BEARS: OUT: S Chris Conte (hamstring), LB Blake Costanzo (calf). DOUBTFUL: LB Brian Urlacher (hamstring). QUESTIONABLE: RB Armando Allen (knee), DT Henry Melton (chest). PROBABLE: RB Matt Forte (ankle), CB Tim Jennings (shoulder), T Jonathan Scott (hamstring), CB Charles Tillman (ribs, elbow). LIONS: OUT: DT Sammie Hill (toe). DOUBTFUL: TE Brandon Pettigrew (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Chris Houston (hamstring, hip). PROBABLE: S Don Carey (knee), WR Calvin Johnson (knee, ankle), RB Kevin Smith (thumb), DE Kyle Vanden Bosch (not injury related).

GREEN BAY PACKERS at MINNESOTA VIKINGS — PACKERS: OUT: RB James Starks (knee), S Charles Woodson (collarbone). DOUBTFUL: CB Davon House (shoulder, hip). QUESTIONABLE: WR Randall Cobb (ankle, knee). PROBABLE: TE Tom Crabtree (hamstring), K Mason Crosby (illness), C Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee), RB Alex Green (concussion), WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring), C Jeff Saturday (neck, shoulder), G Josh Sitton (concussion), DE C.J. Wilson (knee), DE Jerel Worthy (hamstring). VIKINGS: QUESTIONABLE: DE Brian Robison (shoulder), CB Antoine Winfield (knee, hand). PROBABLE: DE Jared Allen (shoulder, illness), P Chris Kluwe (left knee), T Phil Loadholt (knee), LB Marvin Mitchell (illness), RB Adrian Peterson (abdomen), CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps).

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS at ATLANTA FALCONS — BUCCANEERS: DOUBTFUL: G Roger Allen (groin). PROBABLE: CB E.J. Biggers (hip), DE Da'Quan Bowers (hamstring), TE Nate Byham (illness), TE Dallas Clark (illness), CB LeQuan Lewis (knee), T Donald Penn (not injury related), G Jeremy Zuttah (ankle). FALCONS: OUT: S William Moore (hamstring), CB Christopher Owens (hamstring). QUESTIONABLE: DT Jonathan Babineaux (ribs), DE Cliff Matthews (hamstring), DT Corey Peters (knee), WR Roddy White (knee).

CAROLINA PANTHERS at NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — PANTHERS: QUESTIONABLE: WR Joe Adams (ankle), LB James Anderson (back), C Geoff Hangartner (foot), RB Jonathan Stewart (ankle). PROBABLE: LB Thomas Davis (not injury related), DT Dwan Edwards (not injury related), T Jordan Gross (not injury related), DE Greg Hardy (not injury related), DE Charles Johnson (not injury related), WR Brandon LaFell (toe), TE Greg Olsen (not injury related), WR Steve Smith (not injury related), RB DeAngelo Williams (not injury related). SAINTS: OUT: CB Jabari Greer (concussion), DT Akiem Hicks (knee), RB Pierre Thomas (knee). PROBABLE: RB Jed Collins (knee), TE Jimmy Graham (wrist, finger), RB Chris Ivory (hamstring).

ARIZONA CARDINALS at SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — CARDINALS: OUT: WR Early Doucet (concussion). DOUBTFUL: WR LaRon Byrd (knee). QUESTIONABLE: G Mike Gibson (calf), T Nate Potter (ankle), RB Anthony Sherman (knee), DE Ronald Talley (ankle). PROBABLE: S Rashad Johnson (hamstring), S Kerry Rhodes (illness), S James Sanders (calf), CB Greg Toler (hamstring), DT Dan Williams (hamstring), S Adrian Wilson (illness). 49ERS: DOUBTFUL: DT Justin Smith (elbow, triceps). QUESTIONABLE: TE Vernon Davis (concussion), LB Clark Haggans (shoulder), DT Will Tukuafu (neck). PROBABLE: LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist, shoulder), LB Ahmad Brooks (shoulder), CB Tarell Brown (shoulder, knee), LB Tavares Gooden (illness, rib), C Jonathan Goodwin (illness), RB Frank Gore (knee), G Mike Iupati (shoulder), P Andy Lee (illness), RB Bruce Miller (shoulder), S Trenton Robinson (finger), CB Carlos Rogers (knee, toe), LB Aldon Smith (shoulder), S Donte Whitner (knee).ST. LOUIS RAMS at SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — RAMS: PROBABLE: S Craig Dahl (knee), CB Cortland Finnegan (thigh), RB Steven Jackson (foot), LB James Laurinaitis (back), WR Austin Pettis (shoulder), C Scott Wells (knee). SEAHAWKS: OUT: CB Walter Thurmond (hamstring). QUESTIONABLE: T Breno Giacomini (elbow), LB Leroy Hill (hamstring). PROBABLE: DE Red Bryant (foot), RB Marshawn Lynch (back), TE Anthony McCoy (back), WR Sidney Rice (knee), WR Golden Tate (illness), S Earl Thomas (ankle), CB Marcus Trufant (hamstring).

season's top performers

PASSING

527, Schaub, HOU vs. JAC 11/18 (ot) (43-55, 5 TD)

510, E. Manning, NYG vs. TAM 09/16 (31-51, 3 TD)

446, Brees, NOR at GBY 09/30 (35-54, 3 TD)

446, Brees, NOR at DAL 12/23 (ot) (37-53, 3 TD)

443, Stafford, DET vs. ATL 12/22 (37-56, 0 TD)

443, Brady, NWE vs. SNF 12/16 (36-65, 1 TD)

441, Romo, DAL vs. WAS 11/22 (37-62, 3 TD)

441, Stafford, DET vs. HOU 11/22 (ot) (31-61, 2 TD)

437, Romo, DAL vs. NYG 10/28 (36-62, 1 TD)

433, Luck, IND vs. MIA 11/04 (30-48, 2 TD)

RUSHING

251, Do. Martin, TAM at OAK 11/04 (25 att., 4 TD)

233, J. Charles, KAN at NOR 09/23 (ot) (33 att., 1 TD)

226, J. Charles, KAN vs. IND 12/23 (22 att., 1 TD)

212, A. Peterson, MIN at STL 12/16 (24 att., 1 TD)

210, A. Peterson, MIN at GBY 12/02 (21 att., 1 TD)

200, Bradshaw, NYG vs. CLE 10/07 (30 att., 1 TD)

195, Chr. Johnson, TEN at BUF 10/21 (18 att., 2 TD)

182, A. Peterson, MIN at SEA 11/04 (17 att., 2 TD)

178, B. Brown, PHL vs. CAR 11/26 (19 att., 2 TD)

177, Jones-Drew, JAC at IND 09/23 (28 att., 1 TD)

RECEIVING

273, And. Johnson, HOU vs. JAC 11/18 (ot) (14 rec., 1 TD)

253, Hartline, MIA at ARI 09/30 (ot) (12 rec., 1 TD)

236, Blackmon, JAC at HOU 11/18 (ot) (7 rec., 1 TD)

225, Cal. Johnson, DET vs. ATL 12/22 (11 rec., 0 TD)

224, D. Bryant, DAL vs. NOR 12/23 (ot) (9 rec., 2 TD)

216, V. Jackson, TAM vs. NOR 10/21 (7 rec., 1 TD)

212, Wayne, IND vs. GBY 10/07 (13 rec., 1 TD)

207, Cal. Johnson, DET at MIN 11/11 (12 rec., 1 TD)

199, H. Nicks, NYG vs. TAM 09/16 (10 rec., 1 TD)

190, B. Lloyd, NWE vs. SNF 12/16 (10 rec., 0 TD)

college

bowl scores, schedule

(All times p.m., unless noted. With broadcast network in brackets)

Saturday, December 15

New Mexico at Albuquerque

Arizona 49 Nevada 48

Famous Idaho Potato at Boise, Idaho

Utah St. 41 Toledo 15

Thursday, December 20

Poinsettia at San Diego

BYU 23 San Diego St. 6

Friday, December 21

Beef 'O' Brady's at St. Petersburg, Fla.

Central Florida 38 Ball St. 17

Saturday, December 22

New Orleans

La.-Lafayette 43 East Carolina 34

MAACO at Las Vegas

Boise St. 28 Washington 26

Monday, December 24

Hawaii at Honolulu

SMU 43 Fresno St. 10

Wednesday, December 26

Little Caesars Pizza at Detroit

Central Michigan 24 Western Ky. 21

Thursday, December 27

Military at Washington

San Jose St. 29 Bowling Green 20

Belk at Charlotte, N.C.

Cincinnati 48 Duke 34

Holiday at San Diego

Baylor 49 UCLA 26

Friday, December 28

Independence at Shreveport, La.

Ohio 45 Louisiana-Monroe 14

Russell Athletic at Orlando, Fla.

Virginia Tech 13 Rutgers 10 (OT)

Meineke Car Care at Houston

Texas Tech 34 Minnesota 31

Saturday, December 29

Armed Forces at Fort Worth, Texas

Rice 33 Air Force 14

Pinstripe at New York

Syracuse 38 West Virginia 14

Fight Hunger Bowl at San Francisco

Arizona St. 62 Navy 28

Alamo at San Antonio

Texas 31 Oregon St. 27

Buffalo Wild wings at Tempe, Ariz.

Michigan St. TCU (n)

Monday, December 31

Music City at Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt (8-4) vs. N.C. State (7-5), noon [ESPN]

Sun at El Paso, Texas

Georgia Tech (6-7) vs. Southern Cal (7-5), 2 [CBS-27]

Liberty at Memphis, Tenn.

Iowa St. (6-6) vs. Tulsa (10-3), 3:30 [ESPN]

Chick-fil-A at Atlanta

Louisiana St. (10-2) vs. Clemson (10-2), 7:30 [ESPN]

Tuesday, January 1

Heart of Dallas

Purdue (6-6) vs. Oklahoma St. (7-5), noon [ESPNU]

Gator at Jacksonville, Fla.

Mississippi St. (8-4) vs. Northwestern (9-3), noon [ESPN2]Capital One at Orlando, Fla.

Georgia (11-2) vs. Nebraska (10-3), 1 [ABC-36]

Outback at Tampa, Fla.

South Carolina (10-2) vs. Michigan (8-4), 1 [ESPN]

Rose at Pasadena, Calif.

Stanford (11-2) vs. Wisconsin (8-5), 5 [ESPN]

Orange at Miami

Northern Illinois (12-1) vs. Florida St. (11-2), 8:30 [ESPN]

Wednesday, January 2

Sugar at New Orleans

Florida (11-1) vs. Louisville (10-2), 8:30 [ESPN]

Thursday, January 3

Fiesta at Glendale, Ariz.

Kansas St. (11-1) vs. Oregon (11-1), 8:30 [ESPN]

Friday, January 4

Cotton at Arlington, Texas

Texas A&M (10-2) vs. Oklahoma (10-2), 8 p.m. [Fox-56]

Saturday, January 5

BBVA Compass at Birmingham, Ala.

Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. Mississippi (6-6), 1 [ESPN]

Sunday, January 6

GoDaddy.com at Mobile, Ala.

Kent St. (11-2) vs. Arkansas St. (9-3), 9 [ESPN]

Monday, January 7

BCS National at Miami

Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Alabama (12-1), 8:30 [ESPN]

Outdoors

solar-lunar table

This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones (bold indicates best days).

December 30-January 5

Sunday 1:35 a.m. 1:55 p.m.

Monday 2:20 a.m. 2:40 p.m.

Tuesday 3:05 a.m. 3:25 p.m.

Wednesday 3:50 a.m. 4:10 p.m.

Thursday 4:35 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Friday 5:25 a.m. 5:50 p.m.

Saturday 6:15 a.m. 6:40 p.m.

January 6-12

Sunday 7:05 a.m. 7:30 p.m.

Monday 8:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday 9:00 a.m. 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday 10:05 a.m. 10:35 p.m.

Thursday 11:05 a.m. 11:35 p.m.

Friday 12:05 p.m. 12:35 a.m.

Saturday 1:05 p.m. 1:30 a.m.

Sunday 2:00 p.m. 2:25 a.m.

Odds

glantz-culver line

ncaa football bowls

MONDAY, DECEMBER 31

Music City at Nashville, Tenn.

Favorite Open Sat. Underdog

Vanderbilt 5 7½ N.C. State

Sun at El Paso, Texas

Southern Cal 10 8 Georgia Tech

Liberty at Memphis, Tenn.

Iowa St. 3 1 Tulsa

Chick-fil-A at Atlanta

LSU 3 6 Clemson

Tuesday, January 1

Heart of Dallas

Oklahoma St. 18 17 Purdue

Gator at Jacksonville, Fla.

Northwestern 2 1 Mississippi St.

Outback at Tampa, Fla.

South Carolina 4 5½ Michigan

Capital One at Orlando, Fla.

Georgia 8 9 Nebraska

Rose at Pasadena, Calif.

Stanford 6 6 Wisconsin

Orange at Miami

Florida St. 15 13½ N. Illinois

Wednesday, January 2

Sugar at New Orleans

Florida 13½ 14Louisville

Thursday, January 3

Fiesta at Glendale, Ariz.

Oregon 9½ 9 Kansas St.

Friday, January 4

Cotton at Arlington, Texas

Texas A&M 3 3½ Oklahoma

Saturday, January 5

Compass at Birmingham, Ala.

Mississippi 1½ 3½ Pittsburgh

Sunday, January 6

GoDaddy.com at Mobile, Ala.

Arkansas St. 1 4 Kent St.

Monday, January 7

BCS National Championship at Miami

Alabama 7½ 9½ Notre Dame

NFL

Favorite Open Sat. Underdog

at Buffalo 3 3½ N.Y. Jets

at New England 11 10½ Miami

at Cincinnati 3 2½ Baltimore

at Pittsburgh 10 10 Cleveland

Houston 5½ 7 at Indianapolis

at Tennessee 5½ 4½ Jacksonville

at N.Y. Giants 9½ 7 Philadelphia

at Washington 3½ 3 Dallas

Chicago 3 3 at Detroit

Green Bay 3 3½ at Minnesota

at Atlanta 6 5 Tampa Bay

at New Orleans 4 5 Carolina

at Denver 16 16 Kansas City

at San Diego 10½ 9½ Oakland

at San Francisco 15 16½ Arizona

at Seattle 10 10½ St. Louis

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

Illinois St. 3 at Indiana St.

at Akron 9½ Princeton

at Saint Mary's (Cal)22 Yale

at Alabama 11 Tulane

at Wichita St. 8 N. Iowa

S. Illinois 3 at Missouri St.

Dayton 1½ at Southern Cal

at Virginia 13½ Wofford

at Detroit 7½ Canisius

at West Virginia 9½ Eastern Ky.

at SMU 14 Furman

at Memphis 12½ Loyola (Md.)

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