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Scoreboard: Dec. 22

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BASEBALL

MLB —Suspended St. Louis minor league SS Tyler Bighames 50 games after a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS —Acquired RHP Mitch Talbot from Tampa Bay to complete an earlier trade. Agreed to terms with RHP Saul Rivera on a minor league contract.

National League

SAN DIEGO PADRES —Acquired C Dusty Ryan from Detroit for a player to named or cash considerations.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS —Placed CB Lardarius Webb on injured reserve.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS —Placed WR Sammie Stroughter on injured reserve.

COLLEGE

N.C. STATE —Announced F Tracy Smith has been suspended one game for violating the conference policy regarding commenting on officials.

TEXAS —Announced the suspension of KR D.J. Monroe has been lifted and S Christian Scott has been declared academically eligible.

Basketball

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EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 21 5 .808 —

Toronto 13 17 .433 10

New York 10 17 .370 11½

Philadelphia 7 20 .259 14½

New Jersey 2 26 .071 20

Southeast Division

Orlando 21 7 .750 —

Atlanta 19 7 .731 1

Miami 13 12 .520 6½

Charlotte 10 16 .385 10

Washington 8 17 .320 11½

Central Division

Cleveland 20 8 .714 —

Milwaukee 12 14 .462 7

Detroit 11 16 .407 8½

Chicago 10 16 .385 9

Indiana 9 17 .346 10

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Dallas 20 8 .714 —

Houston 16 11 .593 3½

San Antonio 14 10 .583 4

New Orleans 12 14 .462 7

Memphis 12 15 .444 7½

Northwest Division

Denver 19 9 .679 —

Portland 17 12 .586 2½

Utah 16 12 .571 3

Oklahoma City 13 13 .500 5

Minnesota 5 23 .179 14

Pacific Division

L.A. Lakers 22 4 .846 —

Phoenix 18 9 .667 4½

Sacramento 13 14 .482 9½

L.A. Clippers 12 14 .462 10

Golden State 7 19 .269 15

Monday's games

Milwaukee 84, Indiana 81

Orlando 104, Utah 99

Sacramento 102, Chicago 98

L.A. Clippers at San Antonio (n)

Cleveland at Phoenix (n)

Tuesday's games

Detroit at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 7 p.m.

Chicago at New York, 7:30 p.m.

Indiana at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Golden State at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Atlanta at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Houston, 8:30 p.m.

Portland at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

bucks 84, pacers 81

MILWAUKEE (84) — Redd 5-12 2-4 14, Ilyasova 1-9 1-1 3, Bogut 14-19 3-7 31, Jennings 7-19 1-2 16, Delfino 0-3 0-0 0, Mbah a Moute 2-4 2-4 6, Warrick 0-3 0-0 0, Ridnour 3-5 0-0 6, Meeks 0-2 0-0 0, Elson 0-1 0-0 0, Thomas 1-1 0-0 2, Bell 2-5 0-2 6. Totals 35-83 9-20 84.

INDIANA (81) — Dunleavy 2-17 0-0 4, Murphy 4-9 4-5 14, Hibbert 7-15 2-2 16, Watson 2-3 0-0 4, D.Jones 2-8 3-6 7, Hansbrough 4-7 3-3 11, S.Jones 2-2 2-4 6, Ford 3-12 2-2 8, Rush 3-8 0-0 7, Head 2-6 0-0 4. Totals 31-87 16-22 81.

Milwaukee 19 17 29 19—84

Indiana 16 27 20 18—81

Three-point goals—Milwaukee 5-16 (Redd 2-3, Bell 2-3, Jennings 1-2, Mbah a Moute 0-1, Ilyasova 0-2, Meeks 0-2, Delfino 0-3), Indiana 3-17 (Murphy 2-5, Rush 1-1, Watson 0-1, Hibbert 0-1, Head 0-2, Ford 0-3, Dunleavy 0-4). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Milwaukee 54 (Bogut 18), Indiana 67 (Murphy 12). Assists—Milwaukee 18 (Jennings 6), Indiana 16 (Ford 5). Total fouls—Milwaukee 20, Indiana 22. A—12,836 (18,165).

magic 104, jazz 99

UTAH (99) — Miles 5-15 0-0 13, Boozer 7-16 3-5 17, Okur 3-8 0-0 7, D.Williams 6-16 6-7 18, Brewer 2-9 1-2 5, Millsap 8-11 4-6 20, Kirilenko 4-9 3-3 14, Maynor 1-5 2-2 4, Matthews 0-0 0-0 0, Fesenko 0-0 1-2 1, Koufos 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-89 20-27 99.

ORLANDO (104) — Pietrus 3-4 0-0 8, Lewis 7-14 0-2 18, Howard 5-8 11-15 21, J.Williams 2-5 0-0 4, Carter 5-15 7-9 18, Gortat 2-2 1-1 5, Nelson 0-6 2-2 2, Barnes 0-1 0-0 0, Anderson 0-0 1-2 1, Redick 7-9 4-4 20, Bass 0-0 3-4 3, Johnson 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 32-66 31-41 104.

Utah 18 22 2831— 99

Orlando 19 21 3034—104

Three-point goals—Utah 7-18 (Kirilenko 3-5, Miles 3-7, Okur 1-3, Maynor 0-1, D.Williams 0-2), Orlando 9-21 (Lewis 4-8, Redick 2-2, Pietrus 2-3, Carter 1-3, J.Williams 0-1, Barnes 0-1, Johnson 0-1, Nelson 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Utah 54 (Okur 9), Orlando 50 (Carter, Howard 9). Assists—Utah 26 (D.Williams 12), Orlando 14 (J.Williams 4). Total fouls—Utah 26, Orlando 21. Technicals—Utah defensive three-second, Lewis, J.Williams 2, Orlando defensive three-second. Ejected— J.Williams. A—17,461 (17,461).

kings 102, bulls 98

SACRAMENTO (102) — Nocioni 1-7 1-1 3, Hawes 2-6 2-2 6, Thompson 6-13 2-2 14, Evans 8-19 6-9 23, Casspi 1-4 1-2 4, Udoka 6-9 2-2 17, K.Thomas 0-0 0-0 0, Udrih 5-11 3-3 16, Brockman 0-1 0-0 0, Rodriguez 4-6 1-2 10, Greene 3-6 1-3 9. Totals 36-82 19-26 102.

CHICAGO (98) — Deng 11-18 3-4 26, Miller 0-4 0-0 0, Noah 5-9 0-1 10, Rose 9-19 6-7 24, Salmons 4-12 5-6 14, Hinrich 5-9 2-3 14, Gibson 4-9 2-3 10, Pargo 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-80 18-24 98.

Sacramento 19 24 2633—102

Chicago 38 29 2110— 98

Three-point goals—Sacramento 11-23 (Udrih 3-4, Udoka 3-5, Greene 2-5, Rodriguez 1-1, Evans 1-1, Casspi 1-1, Hawes 0-1, Thompson 0-1, Nocioni 0-4), Chicago 4-10 (Hinrich 2-3, Deng 1-3, Salmons 1-4). Fouled out—Hinrich. Rebounds—Sacramento 46 (Evans 8), Chicago 55 (Noah 10). Assists—Sacramento 19 (Rodriguez 7), Chicago 19 (Rose 7). Total fouls—Sacramento 22, Chicago 20. Technicals—Hawes. A—19,631 (20,917).

college men

monday's scores

SEC

No. 3 Kentucky 88 Drexel 44

South Carolina 81 Furman 57

Vanderbilt 99 Mercer 59

OVC

Nicholls 60 Jacksonville St. 55

STATE

Tusculum 71 Bellarmine 59

TOP 25

No. 12 Kansas St. 90 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 76

Tuesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—South Alabama at Florida, 7; Missouri St. at Arkansas, 8; Alabama St. at Auburn, 8; Centenary at Mississippi St., 8; Louisiana St. vs Washington St., 10

OVC—SE Missouri at Memphis, noon; Weber St. at Morehead St., 6:30; Tenn.-Martin at Florida St., 6; Evansville at Austin Peay, 7; SIU-Edwardsville at Purdue, 7; Franklin at E. Illinois, 7:30; Murray St. at Western Ky., 8

state—Mt. Union at Transylvania, 6

state—California at No. 1 Kansas, 9; No. 9 Michigan St. at No. 2 Texas, 7; SIU-Edwardsville at No. 4 Purdue, 8; Oakland, Mich. at No. 5 Syracuse, 7; No. 11 Connecticut vs. Maine at Hartford, 7; Marshall at No. 10 North Carolina, 7; Cleveland St. at No. 17 Ohio St., 8:30; South Alabama vs. No. 18 Florida, 7; No. 19 Texas A&M at No. 22 Washington, 11; No. 20 Butler at UAB, 8; Stanford at No. 23 Texas Tech, 8; W. Carolina at No. 24 Clemson, 7:30

AP poll

The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 20, total points (based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote), and previous ranking:

W - L Pts Pvs

1. Kansas (55)10-0 1,611 1

2. Texas (7)10-0 1,543 2

3. Kentucky (1)11-0 1,477 3

4. Purdue 10-0 1,422 4

5. Syracuse (2)11-0 1,397 5

6. West Virginia 9-0 1,290 6

7. Duke 9-1 1,249 7

8. Villanova 10-1 1,175 8

9. Michigan St. 9-2 1,046 12

10. North Carolina 8-3 959 10

11. Connecticut 7-2 950 14

12. Kansas St. 10-1 810 17

13. New Mexico 12-0 707 19

14. Georgetown 8-1 676 11

15. Mississippi 10-1 624 20

16. Tennessee 8-2 616 9

17. Ohio St. 9-2 562 18

18. Florida 8-2 519 13

19. Texas A&M 9-2 320 23

20. Butler 8-3 315 21

21. Temple 9-2 244 —

22. Washington 7-2 194 24

23. Texas Tech 9-1 192 16

24. Clemson 10-2 151 —

25. Gonzaga 8-3 146 15

Others receiving votes: Florida St. 127, UNLV 126, Wisconsin 96, Northwestern 89, Georgia Tech 76, St. John's 53, Miami 50, Missouri St. 45, Dayton 39, Charlotte 29, Oklahoma St. 29, UAB 29, Saint Mary's 21, BYU 20, Wichita St. 18, Memphis 16, Tulsa 12, N.C. State 11, Cincinnati 9, Mississippi St. 8, Baylor 6, Wake Forest 4, California 3, Virginia Tech 3, William & Mary 3, Richmond 2, W. Carolina 2, Army 1, N. Iowa 1, Pittsburgh 1, Rhode Island 1.

USA Today/espn poll

The USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 20, points (based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote), and previous ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Kansas (31)10-0 775 1

2. Texas 10-0 738 2

3. Kentucky 11-0 700 3

4. Purdue 10-0 677 4

5. Syracuse 11-0 658 5

6. West Virginia 8-0 629 6

7. Duke 9-1 589 7

8. Villanova 10-1 553 9

9. Michigan St. 9-2 490 12

10. North Carolina 8-3 448 10

11. Connecticut 7-2 438 14

12. New Mexico 12-0 349 19

13. Georgetown 8-1 332 11

14. Tennessee 8-2 311 8

15. Kansas St. 10-1 289 22

16. Butler 8-3 280 17

17. Ohio St. 9-2 251 18

18. Florida 8-2 198 13

19. Washington 7-2 168 21

20. UNLV 10-1 162 23

21. Mississippi 10-1 159 25

22. Georgia Tech 8-2 129 15

23. Clemson 10-2 127 24

24. Gonzaga 8-3 122 15

25. Temple 9-2 57 —

Others receiving votes: Texas A&M 54, Texas Tech 49, Florida St. 41, St. John's 33, Saint Mary's 31, BYU 28, Wisconsin 28, Northwestern 21, Wake Forest 20, Charlotte 16, Oklahoma St. 16, Cincinnati 12, Illinois 12, Virginia Tech 12, Tulsa 11, William & Mary 11, California 10, Dayton 10, Missouri St. 8, Washington St. 6, Western Carolina 6, Miami 3, Mississippi St. 3, Richmond 2, Louisville 1, Northern Iowa 1, Old Dominion 1.

college women

monday's scores

SEC

Alabama 71 Presbyterian 38

Arkansas 67 VCU 58

High Point 75 Florida 68

STATE

Murray St. 88 IUPUI 68

TOP 25

No. 8 Duke 75 Maine 34

No. 12 Florida St. 83 Hawaii 39

No. 16 Michigan St. 67 St. Bonaventure 59

No. 25 James Madison 85 Longwood 67

TOURNAMENTS

Bellarmine Holiday

Bellarmine 82 Queens 74Tuesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Tenn.-Martin at Kentucky, 7; Detroit at No. 9 Georgia, 7; Southeastern Louisiana at No. 11 Louisiana St., 8; No. 4 Tennessee at San Francisco, 10

STATE—C. Arkansas at Eastern Ky., 2; W.Va. Wesleyan at Ky. Wesleyan, 2; No. 20 Pittsburgh at Western Ky., 6:30; Louisville at New Hampshire, 7

TOP 25—W. Illinois at No. 6 Ohio St., 4; No. 21 Kansas at Houston, 8; No. 24 Georgia Tech at Georgia St., noon

AP poll

The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 20, total points (based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote), and previous ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Connecticut (40)9-0 1,000 1

2. Stanford 9-0 960 2

3. Notre Dame 10-0 913 4

4. Tennessee 9-1 867 3

5. Baylor 11-1 821 6

6. Ohio St. 12-1 749 8

7. North Carolina 9-1 724 9

8. Duke 8-2 717 7

9. Georgia 10-0 698 11

10. Texas A&M 9-1 632 13

11. LSU 9-1 619 5

12. Florida St. 10-1 475 10

13. Oklahoma 9-2 460 15

14. Nebraska 11-0 455 20

15. Xavier 8-2 411 12

16. Michigan St. 8-3 377 16

17. Texas 7-3 334 17

18. Arizona St. 7-3 314 14

19. Vanderbilt 10-1 307 18

20. Pittsburgh 9-1 217 21

21. Kansas 8-2 180 22

22. Wis.-Green Bay 10-0 154 23

23. Virginia 7-3 138 19

24. Georgia Tech 9-2 119 25

25. James Madison 7-1 58 24

Others receiving votes: Oklahoma St. 43, Dayton 42, DePaul 41, West Virginia 40, St. John's 24, Syracuse 22, TCU 15, Maryland 13, Miami 11, St. Bonaventure 11, Texas Tech 8, Kentucky 7, Northwestern 7, California 6, Michigan 5, Iowa St. 4, Georgetown 2.

Football

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AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

New England 9 5 .643 365 244

Miami 7 7 .500 316 333

N.Y. Jets 7 7 .500 282 221

Buffalo 5 9 .357 225 288

South

x-Indianapolis 14 0 1.000 394 248

Jacksonville 7 7 .500 266 322

Tennessee 7 7 .500 320 347

Houston 7 7 .500 327 286

North

Cincinnati 9 5 .643 288 244

Baltimore 8 6 .571 350 225

Pittsburgh 7 7 .500 315 280

Cleveland 3 11 .214 199 349

West

x-San Diego 11 3 .786 389 283

Denver 8 6 .571 275 250

Oakland 5 9 .357 175 335

Kansas City 3 11 .214 240 383

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

y-Philadelphia 10 4 .714 399 286

Dallas 9 5 .643 320 250

N.Y. Giants 7 6 .538 341 330

Washington 4 9 .308 234 251

South

x-New Orleans13 1 .929 483 298

Atlanta 7 7 .500 312 312

Carolina 6 8 .429 251 289

Tampa Bay 2 12 .143 214 363

North

x-Minnesota 11 3 .786 396 269

Green Bay 9 5 .643 380 280

Chicago 5 9 .357 254 322

Detroit 2 12 .143 233 437

West

x-Arizona 9 5 .643 337 282

San Francisco 6 8 .429 282 269

Seattle 5 9 .357 257 325

St. Louis 1 13 .071 159 377

x-clinched division; y-clinched playoff spot

Sunday's late game

Carolina 26, Minnesota 7

Monday's game

N.Y. Giants at Washington (n)

Friday's game

San Diego at Tennessee, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 27

Buffalo at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Houston at Miami, 1 p.m.

Seattle at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

Carolina at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.

Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

Oakland at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

Kansas City at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at New England, 1 p.m.

Detroit at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Indianapolis, 4:15 p.m.

Denver at Philadelphia, 4:15 p.m.

Dallas at Washington, 8:20 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 28

Minnesota at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Panthers 26, Vikings 7

Sunday's late game

Minnesota 0 7 0 0 — 7

Carolina 0 6 0 20 — 26

Second quarter: Car—Hoover 1 pass from M.Moore (kick blocked), 10:55. Min—Peterson 4 run (Longwell kick), 5:01. Fourth quarter: Car—Smith 42 pass from M.Moore (pass failed), 14:49. Car—Stewart 3 run (Kasay kick), 9:18. Car—Stewart 2 pass from M.Moore (Kasay kick), 3:07.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Minnesota, Peterson 12-35, Taylor 2-6. Carolina, Stewart 25-109, D.Williams 6-13, Sutton 2-9, Hoover 1-1, M.Moore 5-(minus 2), Smith 1-(minus 6).

PASSING—Minnesota, Favre 17-27-1-224. Carolina, M.Moore 21-33-0-299.

RECEIVING—Minnesota, Rice 4-69, Peterson 3-73, Berrian 3-25, Shiancoe 3-24, Kleinsasser 2-16, Harvin 1-10, Taylor 1-7. Carolina, Smith 9-157, King 3-17, Muhammad 2-29, Stewart 2-14, Barnidge 1-55, Sutton 1-12, Rosario 1-11, D.Williams 1-3, Hoover 1-1.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Minnesota, Longwell 39.Hockey

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EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

New Jersey 26 8 1 53 106 75

Pittsburgh 25 11 1 51 116 95

N.Y. Rangers 17 16 3 37 99 102

N.Y. Islanders 13 17 7 33 90 120

Philadelphia 15 18 2 32 95 103

Northeast Division

Buffalo 22 10 3 47 94 76

Boston 17 11 7 41 90 87

Ottawa 18 14 4 40 100 103

Montreal 17 18 3 37 97 107

Toronto 13 16 8 34 106 130

Southeast Division

Washington 22 8 6 50 130 100

Atlanta 18 13 4 40 115 108

Florida 16 15 7 39 111 122

Tampa Bay 13 14 9 35 91 109

Carolina 9 21 6 24 89 131

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 23 8 3 49 103 71

Nashville 22 11 3 47 106 101

Detroit 18 13 5 41 98 96

St. Louis 15 14 5 35 84 95

Columbus 14 15 7 35 103 126

Northwest Division

Colorado 21 11 6 48 113 110

Calgary 20 11 4 44 101 87

Vancouver 20 16 0 40 110 93

Minnesota 17 16 3 37 93 103

Edmonton 15 16 4 34 105 113

Pacific Division

Los Angeles 22 12 3 47 111 108

San Jose 20 8 7 47 115 93

Phoenix 21 13 2 44 91 83

Dallas 15 9 11 41 105 108

Anaheim 14 14 7 35 99 111

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

Monday's games

Montreal 4, Atlanta 3 (OT)

Tampa Bay 4, N.Y. Islanders 2

N.Y. Rangers 3, Carolina 1

Florida 4, Philadelphia 1

Buffalo 3, Toronto 2 (OT)

Boston 2, Ottawa 0

New Jersey 4, Pittsburgh 0

Colorado 4, Minnesota 3

San Jose at Dallas (n)

Columbus at Phoenix (n)

St. Louis at Edmonton (n)

Tuesday's games

San Jose at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Anaheim at Colorado, 10 p.m.

Nashville at Vancouver, 10:30 p.m.

Odds

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NCAA football

Las Vegas Bowl

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

Oregon St. 1½ 2½ BYU

Wednesday

Poinsettia Bowl at San Diego

California 3 3½ Utah

Saturday

Meineke Car Care Bowl at Charlotte, N.C.

Pittsburgh 3 2½ North Carolina

Emerald Bowl at San Francisco

Southern Cal 8 8 Boston College

Sunday, DECEMBER 27

Music City Bowl at Nashville, Tenn.

Clemson 7½ 7Kentucky

Monday, DECEMBER 28

Independence Bowl at Shreveport, La.

Georgia 6 7 Texas A&M

Tuesday, Dec. 29

EagleBank Bowl at Washington

UCLA 4½ 5 Temple

Champs Sports Bowl at Orlando, Fla.

Miami 1½ 3 Wisconsin

Wednesday, DecEMBER 30

Holiday Bowl at San Diego

Arizona 2 1½ Nebraska

Thursday, Dec. 31

Texas Bowl at Houston

Missouri 6 6½ Navy

Armed Forces Bowl at Fort Worth, Texas

Houston 5 4½ Air Force

Sun Bowl at El Paso, Texas

Oklahoma 12 7½ Stanford

Insight Bowl at Tempe, Ariz.

Minnesota 3 2½ Iowa St.

Chick - fil - A Bowl at Atlanta

Virginia Tech 6 4½ TennesseeFriday, Jan. 1

Outback Bowl at Tampa, Fla.

Auburn 8 7 Northwestern

Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, Fla.

West Virginia 2 2½ Florida St.

Capital One Bowl at Orlando, Fla.

Penn St. 2½ 2½ LSU

Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Calif.

Oregon 4 3½ Ohio St.

Sugar Bowl at New Orleans

Florida 10½ 11 Cincinnati

Saturday, Jan. 2

International Bowl at Toronto

South Florida 4 7 N. Illinois

Papajohns.com Bowl at Birmingham, Ala.

South Carolina 7 4½ Connecticut

Cotton Bowl at Arlington, Texas

Mississippi 3½ 3 Oklahoma St.

Liberty Bowl at Memphis, Tenn.

Arkansas 9 7½ East Carolina

Alamo Bowl at San Antonio

Texas Tech 8 8 Michigan St.

Monday, Jan. 4

Fiesta Bowl at Glendale, Ariz.

TCU 6 7 Boise St.

Tuesday, Jan. 5

Orange Bowl at Miami

Georgia Tech 2½ 4 Iowa

Thursday, Jan. 7

BCS Championship at Pasadena, Calif.

Alabama 3½ 4 Texas

NFL

Friday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

at Tennessee 2½ 3 San Diego

Sunday

at Green Bay 13½ 14 Seattle

at Cleveland off off Oakland

at Cincinnati 13½ 13½ Kansas City

at Atlanta 7 8½ Buffalo

at Miami 3 3 Houston

at N.Y. Giants off off Carolina

at New Orleans 16 15 Tampa Bay

at New England 8 7½ Jacksonville

at Pittsburgh 2 2½ Baltimore

at Philadelphia 8 7 Denver

at Arizona 14 14 St. Louis

at San Francisco11½ 11½ Detroit

at Indianapolis 7 7 N.Y. Jets

at Washington off off Dallas

Monday, Dec. 28

Minnesota 7½ 7 at Chicago

Off key — Oakland QB questionable; N.Y. Giants and Washington played Monday

NCAA basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

at Texas 9 Michigan St.

at Florida 22½ South Alabama

at North Carolina 14 Marshall

at Pittsburgh 11½ Ohio

at Colorado 9½ CS Northridge

at UAB pk Butler

at Wis.-Green Bay 7 Buffalo

Missouri St. 1 at Arkansas

at Texas Tech 5½ Stanford

at Wright St. 14 Ark. - Little Rock

at Ohio St. 15 Cleveland St.

at Air Force 3 UC Davis

at Kansas 16 California

Washington St.-x 4½ LSU

at Portland 6½ Idaho

at UCLA 10 Colorado St.

at Washington 7 Texas A &M

Southern Miss.-y 12 Canisius

Weber St. - z 5 Morehead St.

at Utah St. 14 Cal St. - Fullerton

at Richmond 22 UNC Greensboro

at Memphis 34 SE Missouri

at Indiana 7 Loyola, Md.

at Florida St. 23½ Tenn. - Martin

at Georgia St. 10 Georgia Southern

at Clemson 14½ W. Carolina

at Rutgers 9 St. Peter's

at Austin Peay 3 Evansville

at Western Ky. 4 Murray St.

at Oregon 13 Idaho St.

at Purdue 39 SIU - Edwardsville

x-at Seattle; z-at Logan, Utah

Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic

at Honolulu

First round

Saint Mary's, Calif. 5½ Northeastern

Southern Cal 6 W. Michigan

UNLV 12 SMU

at Hawaii 4 Coll. of Charleston

Las Vegas Classic

First round

Tulsa 3 Nebraska

BYU 7 Nevada

NBA

Favorite Line Underdog

at Washington 4 Philadelphia

at Charlotte 2 Detroit

at Boston 13 Indiana

at New York 5 Chicago

Atlanta 8 at Minnesota

at Memphis 6½ Golden State

at Houston 8½ L.A. Clippers

at Dallas 6 Portland

at L.A. Lakers 12 Oklahoma City

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