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Scoreboard: Jan. 5

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BASEBALL

American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS —Agreed to terms with LHP John Parrish on a minor league contract. National League

COLORADO ROCKIES —Agreed to terms with C Miguel Olivo on a one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES —Agreed to terms with LHP Brian Burres, LHP Neal Cotts and RHP Tyler Yates on minor league contracts.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS —Waived C Mikki Moore.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS —Waived G Roko Ukic.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS —Fired interim head coach Perry Fewell.

CINCINNATI BENGALS —Placed DT Pat Sims on injured reserve. Signed CB Keiwan Ratliff.

NEW YORK GIANTS —Fired defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS —Fired coach Jim Zorn.

COLLEGE

APPALACHIAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE—Named Union senior Beau Brown men's basketball Player of the Week. Named Union senior Brooke Smith of Pineville women's baketball Player of the Week.

HEARTLAND COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE—Named Translvania senior G Tim Tierney of Fort Wright men's basketball Player of the Week.

MID-SOUTH CONFERENE—Named Campbellsville junior F Whitney Ballinger of Carrollton women's basketball Player of the Week.

OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE—Named Eastern Kentucky junior G Talisha Davis women's basketball Player of the Week.

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE—Named Kentucky freshman Demarcus Cousins men's basketball Player of the Week.

KENTUCKY —Announced the retirement of football coach Rich Brooks.

MARSHALL —Named Bill Legg offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, Tony Petersen assistant head coach, co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, JaJuan Seider running backs coach and Zach Smith wide receivers coach.

OKLAHOMA STATE —Suspended junior basketball F forward Marshall Moses for one game for violating team policy.

RUTGERS —Announced freshman F Christine Huber is leaving the women's basketball program.

UNLV —Named J.D. Williams assistant head football coach, passing game coordinator and defensive backs coach; Rob Phenicie offensive coordinator; Kraig Paulson, defensive coordinator; Ty Gregorak linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator; Cedric Cormier receiving coach, Chad Germer offensive line coach; Dominic Daste tight ends coach.

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 24 8 .750 —

Toronto 17 18 .486 8½

New York 14 20 .412 11

Philadelphia 10 23 .303 14½

New Jersey 3 30 .091 21½

Southeast Division

Orlando 24 9 .727 —

Atlanta 21 12 .636 3

Miami 17 15 .531 6½

Charlotte 14 18 .438 9½

Washington 10 21 .323 13

Central Division

Cleveland 27 9 .750 —

Chicago 14 18 .438 11

Milwaukee 13 18 .419 11½

Detroit 11 21 .344 14

Indiana 10 23 .303 15½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Dallas 23 11 .676 —

San Antonio 20 12 .625 2

Houston 20 14 .588 3

Memphis 16 16 .500 6

New Orleans 15 16 .484 6½

Northwest Division

Portland 22 13 .629 —

Denver 21 13 .618 ½

Oklahoma City 19 15 .559 2½

Utah 18 15 .545 3

Minnesota 7 28 .200 15

Pacific Division

L.A. Lakers 27 6 .818 —

Phoenix 21 13 .618 6½

L.A. Clippers 14 18 .438 12½

Sacramento 14 19 .424 13

Golden State 9 23 .281 17½

Monday's games

Miami 92, Atlanta 75

Oklahoma City 98, Chicago 85

New Orleans at Utah (n)

Portland at L.A. Clippers (n)

Tuesday's games

Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Golden State at Denver, 9 p.m.

Phoenix at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Memphis at Portland, 10 p.m.

Houston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday's games

New Jersey at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

Washington at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Boston at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Golden State at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

New Orleans at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Detroit at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Houston at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Memphis at Utah, 9 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

heat 92, hawks 75

ATLANTA (75) — Williams 3-6 2-2 9, Jos.Smith 3-9 2-6 8, Horford 3-10 2-2 8, Bibby 3-6 0-0 7, Johnson 4-15 3-4 11, Crawford 5-13 12-13 23, J. Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Evans 1-5 0-0 2, Pachulia 1-3 1-2 3, Teague 0-1 0-0 0, Morris 2-3 0-0 4, Collins 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-71 22-29 75.

MIAMI (92) — Richardson 1-7 5-6 8, Beasley 10-21 1-2 22, Anthony 1-4 0-0 2, Arroyo 1-3 0-0 2, Wade 11-20 6-6 28, Chalmers 3-6 0-0 7, Haslem 6-10 0-0 12, Wright 2-4 2-2 6, Magloire 2-4 1-4 5, Cook 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-79 15-20 92.

Atlanta 14 20 24 17—75

Miami 30 21 22 19—92

Three-point goals—Atlanta 3-14 (Bibby 1-1, Williams 1-2, Crawford 1-6, Teague 0-1, Johnson 0-1, Evans 0-3), Miami 3-12 (Chalmers 1-2, Beasley 1-2, Richardson 1-4, Arroyo 0-1, Wade 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Atlanta 40 (Johnson, Horford, Jos.Smith 6), Miami 60 (Magloire, Richardson 10). Assists—Atlanta 11 (Jos.Smith 5), Miami 15 (Chalmers 6). Total fouls—Atlanta 18, Miami 19. A—16,500 (19,600).

thunder 98, bulls 85

OKLAHOMA CITY (98) — Durant 9-14 5-5 25, Green 3-8 0-0 6, Krstic 3-6 0-0 6, Westbrook 13-24 3-5 29, Sefolosha 3-6 0-0 7, Collison 0-2 0-0 0, Ibaka 2-7 2-2 6, Harden 5-11 0-0 13, Maynor 2-4 0-0 6. Totals 40-82 10-12 98.

CHICAGO (85) — Deng 6-17 3-4 15, Gibson 4-11 2-2 10, Noah 6-12 2-4 14, Rose 9-20 1-1 19, Hinrich 5-12 3-4 15, Salmons 1-8 0-0 3, T.Thomas 3-12 1-1 7, Johnson 0-3 0-0 0, Miller 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 35-99 12-16 85.

Oklahoma City 23 24 32 19—98

Chicago 28 24 14 19—85

Three-point goals—Oklahoma City 8-15 (Harden 3-5, Maynor 2-2, Durant 2-4, Sefolosha 1-2, Westbrook 0-1, Green 0-1), Chicago 3-9 (Hinrich 2-5, Salmons 1-3, Johnson 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Oklahoma City 55 (Sefolosha 9), Chicago 57 (Noah 14). Assists—Oklahoma City 19 (Westbrook 6), Chicago 18 (Hinrich, Rose 7). Total fouls—Oklahoma City 19, Chicago 14. A—18,838 (20,917).

college men

monday's scores

SEC

Alabama 67 Toledo 50

Louisiana St. 83 McNeese St. 60

Western Ky. 55 Mississippi St. 52

Vanderbilt 73Middle Tennessee 53

OVC

Eastern Ky. 76 Austin Peay 71

Morehead St. 72 Tennessee St. 66

Murray St. 83 Tenn.-Martin 59

STATE

Bellarmien 79 Lewis 73

Milligan 82 Berea 78

Pikeville 95 Va.-Intermont 47

Quincy 73 Northern Ky. 66

TOP 25

Coll. of Charleston 82

No. 9 North Carolina 79 (OT)

No. 18 Florida St. 94 Texas A&M-CC 54

No. 23 Pittsburgh 74 Cincinnati 71

tuesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SECNo. 2 Texas at Arkansas, 7; No. 20 Georgia Tech at Georgia, 7; Longwood at South Carolina, 7; UCF at No. 14 Mississippi, 8; West Georgia at Auburn, 8

OVC—Wis.-Milwaukee at SIU-Edwardsville, 8

STATE—Berea at W. Carolina, 7; Temple Baptist at Pikeville, 7; Kentucky St. at Ft. Valley St., 7:30

TOP 25—Minnesota at No. 4 Purdue, 7; No. 15 New Mexico at San Diego St., 10:30

Tournaments

College of Ozarks Classic

Alice Lloyd vs. TBA

AP poll

The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 3, 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 (56) 13-0 1,614 1

2. Texas (8) 13-0 1,550 2

3. Kentucky (1) 15-0 1,489 3

4. Purdue 13-0 1,457 4

5. Duke 12-1 1,348 7

6. Villanova 12-1 1,279 8

7. Syracuse 13-1 1,173 5

8. West Virginia 11-1 1,147 6

9. North Carolina 11-3 1,098 9

10. Michigan St. 11-3 1,009 11

11. Kansas St. 13-1 996 12

12. Georgetown 11-1 911 13

13. Connecticut 10-3 760 10

14. Mississippi 11-2 699 16

15. New Mexico 14-1 667 19

16. Tennessee 10-2 649 14

17. Wisconsin 12-2 526 23

18. Florida St. 12-2 446 22

19. Gonzaga 11-3 351 —

20. Georgia Tech 11-2 203 —

21. Temple 11-3 173 18

22. Texas Tech 12-2 166 20

23. Pittsburgh 12-2 156 —

24. Washington 10-3 149 17

25. BYU 14-1 145 —

Others receiving votes: Clemson 139, Texas A&M 86, Cincinnati 76, Florida 75, Baylor 73, Miami 70, Rhode Island 52, Southern Cal 46, Dayton 45, Ohio St. 42, Wake Forest 42, William & Mary 37, N. Iowa 35, UAB 29, Mississippi St. 26, Virginia Tech 20, Oklahoma St. 16, California 15, UNLV 12, Cornell 9, Butler 6, Va. Commonwealth 5, Oregon 4, Minnesota 3, Vanderbilt 1.

USA Today (Coaches) poll

The USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 3, (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 (30) 13-0 774 1

2. Texas (1) 13-0 742 2

3. Kentucky 15-0 705 3

4. Purdue 13-0 693 4

5. Duke 12-1 646 7

6. Villanova 12-1 608 8

7. Syracuse 13-1 545 5

8. West Virginia 11-1 543 6

9. North Carolina 11-3 540 9

10. Kansas St. 13-1 484 12

11. Michigan St. 11-3 472 11

12. Georgetown 11-1 441 13

13. Connecticut 10-3 375 10

14. New Mexico 14-1 323 17

15. Tennessee 10-2 302 14

16. Mississippi 11-2 244 21

17. Georgia Tech 11-2 234 20

18. Gonzaga 11-3 219 22

19. Florida St. 12-2 140 25

20. Wisconsin 12-2 133 —

21. Clemson 12-3 113 18

22. Washington 10-3 104 16

23. BYU 14-1 97 —

24. Butler 10-4 81 23

25. Temple 11-3 79 19

Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh 50, Texas Tech 42, Ohio St. 41, UNLV 39, Wake Forest 36, Northern Iowa 35, Baylor 26, Florida 24, Cincinnati 19, William & Mary 19, Saint Mary's 16, Cornell 15, California 13, Texas A&M 12, Alabama-Birmingham 9, Rhode Island 9, Virginia Tech 9, Oklahoma St. 8, Dayton 7, Southern Cal 7, Mississippi St. 2.

college women

monday's scores

STATE

Bellarmine 63 Lewis 62

Eastern Ky. 61 Austin Peay 54 (OT)

Northern Ky. 72 Quincy 55

Pikeville 84 Va.-Intermont 55

Milligan 72 Berea 59

TOP 25

No. 1 Connecticut 84 South Florida 42

No. 3 Notre Dame 79 Purdue 75

No. 10 Texas A&M 90 Lamar 57

No. 12 Nebraska 94 Vermont 50

No. 18 Wis.-Green Bay 76 Youngstown St. 60

No. 21 Virginia 72 St. Bonaventure 64

No. 23 Oklahoma St. 98 Sam Houston St. 60

Bellarmine 63, lewis 62

LEWIS (6-7, 2-2 GLVC) — Carbaugh 17, Turpel 15, Curpin 12, Dianis 10, Murdock 5, Monaco 3.

BELLARMINE (10-3, 3-1) — Fitz 16, Mattingly 11, Edelen 11, Matheis 10, Chatlos 9, Osen 4, Brady 2.

Halftime—Lewis 34-30.

eastern ky. 61, Austin Peay 54 (OT)

AUSTIN PEAY (3-12, 2-2 OVC) — Jamen 3-8 2-3 9, Bussabarger 5-11 3-3 13, Hanley 1-6 0-0 2, Faulkner 1-5 0-0 2, Herring 6-12 7-7 19, Rayner 1-1 1-4 3, Richardson 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 1-2 1-2 3, Thomas 1-5 1-2 3, Hill 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 19-53 15-21 54.

EASTERN KY. (7-6, 4-0) — Cole 1-6 0-0 2, White 0-2 1-2 1, Jones 4-9 0-0 8, Colyer 1-1 0-0 2, Fraser-Jones 0-4 0-0 0, Davis 7-15 4-7 21, Kleist 5-8 4-5 14, Coles 2-7 5-8 10, Mossong 1-3 1-1 3. Totals 21-55 15-23 61.

Halftime—Austin Peay 25-22. End of regulation—47-47. Three-point goals—Austin Peay 1-12 (Jamen 1-2, Hanley 0-1, Herring 0-1, Richardson 0-1, Thomas 0-1, Bussabarger 0-3, Faulkner 0-3), Eastern Ky. 4-15 (Davis 3-8, Coles 1-3, Cole 0-2, Fraser-Jones 0-2). Rebounds—Austin Peay 37 (Herring 11), Eastern Ky. 42 (Jones 10). Assists—Austin Peay 8 (Herring 5), Eastern Ky. 11 (Davis 6). Fouled out—Bussabarger, Thomas. Total fouls—Austin Peay 22, Eastern Ky. 15. Turnovers—Austin Peay 21, Eastern Ky. 22. A—250.

milligan 72, berea 59

MILLIGAN (10-3) — Hill 5, Belvins 11, Mandela 14, Mainer 7, White 5, Dailey 5, Gardner 2, Casteel 12, Price 9, Freeman 2.BEREA (2-12) — Fowler 3, Bailey 4, Downs 8, Hutchins 8, Madden 11, Yates 2, Inskeep 1, Sumpter 2, Lockhard 11, Hinkson 6, Stoner 3.

Halftime—Milligan 34-29.

Northern ky. 72, quincy 55

QUINCY (10-2, 2-2 GLVC) — Stellflue 2, Shuman 12, Burgin 7, Irby 2, Wagner 10, Bunte 3, Poppe 2, Goldie 3, Koehler 10, Young 4.

NORTHERN KY. (8-4, 2-2) — Bowling 12, Rayburn 17, Caldwell 2, Lantry 6, Mogan 21, Carmack 8, Simpson 5, Hamlet 1, Levering 3.

Halftime—Northern Ky. 27-19.

Pikeville 84Virginia-intermont 55

VA.-INTERMONT (2-13) — He.Odle 14, Brown 8, Grimm 13, Ha.Odle 6, Arnold 6, Haskins 8.

Pikeville (11-4) — Mosley 11, Roberts 6, Hinton 22, Alexis 9, Compton 9, Jones 3, Potts 2, Bailey 22.

Halftime—Pikeville 35-32.

No. 3 NOTRE DAME 79, PURDUE 75

NOTRE DAME (13-0) — Williamson 0-1 1-2 1, Diggins 4-12 6-7 15, Barlow 4-9 3-4 13, Lechlitner 7-15 2-2 20, Schrader 6-8 3-4 15, Solomon 0-0 0-0 0, Miller 1-1 0-0 2, Peters 2-13 2-2 6, Novosel 0-1 0-0 0, Mallory 2-6 2-2 7. Totals 26-66 19-23 79.

PURDUE (7-7) — Woods 5-8 0-0 12, Jones 7-12 2-4 16, Howell 5-9 7-7 18, Rayburn 2-7 1-2 5, Malone 3-8 0-0 6, Houser 2-4 4-7 8, Ostarello 2-5 2-4 7, Guyton 1-1 1-1 3, Wilson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-55 17-25 75.

Halftime—Purdue 39-36. Three-point goals—Notre Dame 8-21 (Lechlitner 4-7, Barlow 2-6, Mallory 1-3, Diggins 1-5), Purdue 4-10 (Woods 2-3, Ostarello 1-1, Howell 1-3, Rayburn 0-1, Malone 0-2). Fouled out—Jones. Rebounds—Notre Dame 36 (Barlow, Peters 8), Purdue 37 (Jones 6). Assists—Notre Dame 18 (Diggins, Schrader 4), Purdue 20 (Howell, Malone 5). Total fouls—Notre Dame 18, Purdue 16. A—10,453.

tuesday's games

(All times p.m.)

STATE—Ind.-South Bend at Georgetown, 4; Kentucky St. at Ft. Valley St., 6; Louisville at DePaul, 9

TOP 25—Texas-Arlington at No. 15 Texas, 8; No. 16 Xavier at Missouri, 7:30; Pittsburgh at No. 22 West Virginia, 7

AP (MEDIA)

The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 3, 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) 12-0 1,000 1

2. Stanford 11-1 948 2

3. Notre Dame 12-0 918 3

4. Tennessee 12-1 874 4

5. Baylor 13-1 819 5

6. Ohio St. 16-1 759 6

7. North Carolina 12-1 733 7

8. Georgia 14-0 721 9

9. Duke 12-2 708 8

10. Texas A&M 11-1 647 10

11. LSU 12-1 630 11

12. Nebraska 12-0 545 13

13. Florida St. 13-2 497 12

14. Oklahoma 10-3 437 14

15. Texas 10-3 432 17

16. Xavier 9-3 364 15

17. Vanderbilt 12-2 333 18

18. Wis.-Green Bay 12-0 268 22

19. Michigan St. 11-4 253 16

20. Georgia Tech 13-2 245 24

21. Virginia 10-3 228 23

22. West Virginia 13-1 159 —

23. Oklahoma St. 11-2 157 —

24. Kansas 10-3 82 21

25. TCU 10-3 51 —

Others receiving votes: Arizona St. 33, Pittsburgh 25, Iowa St. 24, Georgetown 22, Vermont 16, James Madison 13, DePaul 11, Syracuse 9, Maryland 7, Kentucky 6, St. John's 6, Gonzaga 5, Southern Cal 4, Dayton 3, Marquette 2, Wisconsin 2, Miami 1, Middle Tennessee 1, New Mexico 1, Tulane 1.

Football

nfl

final regular-season standings

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

x-New England 10 6 .625 427 285

y-N.Y. Jets 9 7 .563 348 236

Miami 7 9 .438 360 390

Buffalo 6 10 .375 258 326

South

x-Indianapolis 14 2 .875 416 307

Houston 9 7 .563 388 333

Tennessee 8 8 .500 354 402

Jacksonville 7 9 .438 290 380

North

x-Cincinnati 10 6 .625 305 291

y-Baltimore 9 7 .563 391 261

Pittsburgh 9 7 .563 368 324

Cleveland 5 11 .313 245 375

West

x-San Diego 13 3 .813 454 320

Denver 8 8 .500 326 324

Oakland 5 11 .313 197 379

Kansas City 4 12 .250 294 424

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

x-Dallas 11 5 .688 361 250

y-Philadelphia 11 5 .688 429 337

N.Y. Giants 8 8 .500 402 427

Washington 4 12 .250 266 336

South

x-New Orleans 13 3 .813 510 341

Atlanta 9 7 .563 363 325

Carolina 8 8 .500 315 308

Tampa Bay 3 13 .188 244 400

North

x-Minnesota 12 4 .750 470 312

y-Green Bay 11 5 .688 461 297

Chicago 7 9 .438 327 375

Detroit 2 14 .125 262 494

West

x-Arizona 10 6 .625 375 325

San Francisco 8 8 .500 330 281

Seattle 5 11 .313 280 390

St. Louis 1 15 .063 175 436

x-won division; y-won wild-card spot

Sunday's games

Chicago 37, Detroit 23

Pittsburgh 30, Miami 24

Houston 34, New England 27

Buffalo 30, Indianapolis 7

San Francisco 28, St. Louis 6

Atlanta 20, Tampa Bay 10

Carolina 23, New Orleans 10

Cleveland 23, Jacksonville 17

Minnesota 44, N.Y. Giants 7

Tennessee 17, Seattle 13

Dallas 24, Philadelphia 0

San Diego 23, Washington 20

Kansas City 44, Denver 24

Baltimore 21, Oakland 13

Green Bay 33, Arizona 7

N.Y. Jets 37, Cincinnati 0

END OF REGULAR SEASON

Jets 37, Bengals 0

Sunday's game

Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 — 0

N.Y. Jets 7 20 3 7 — 37

First quarter: NYJ—Jones 1 run (Feely kick), 10:46. Second quarter: NYJ—FG Feely 20, 13:29. NYJ—B.Smith 32 run (Feely kick), 6:37. NYJ—Cotchery 6 run (Feely kick), :37. NYJ—FG Feely 39, :00. Third quarter: NYJ—FG Feely 40, 9:47. Fourth quarter: NYJ—Jones 2 run (Feely kick), 9:55.

A—79,106.

Cin NYJ

First downs 5 21

Total Net yards 72 320

Rushes-yards 18-72 57-257

Passing 0 63

Punt returns 2-50 4-59

Kickoff returns 5-150 1-20

Interceptions ret. 0-0 1-34

Comp-att-int 4-19-1 8-16-0

Sacked-yards lost 3-31 0-0

Punts 7-39.3 3-43.3

Fumbles-lost 2-2 0-0

Penalties-yards 7-44 4-20

Time of possession 18:46 41:14

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Cincinnati, L.Johnson 9-38, Scott 6-20, Leonard 1-8, J.Johnson 1-3, O'Sullivan 1-3. N.Y. Jets, B.Smith 4-92, Jones 27-78, Greene 13-62, Woodhead 6-20, Cotchery 1-6, Sanchez 2-2, Richardson 1-0, Clemens 3-(minus 3).

PASSING—Cincinnati, O'Sullivan 3-8-0-31, C.Palmer 1-11-1-0. N.Y. Jets, Sanchez 8-16-0-63.

RECEIVING—Cincinnati, Coles 3-19, Coats 1-12. N.Y. Jets, Cotchery 5-39, Edwards 2-15, Keller 1-9.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Playoff schedule

(All times p.m.)

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday's games

N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati, 4:30 (NBC-18)

Philadelphia at Dallas, 8 (NBC-18)

Sunday, Jan. 10

Baltimore at New England, 1 (CBS-27)

Green Bay at Arizona, 4:40 (Fox-56)

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 16

Highest-seeded of Philadelphia, Green Bay or Arizona at New Orleans, 4:30 (Fox-56)

Highest-seeded of Baltimore, N.Y. Jets or Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 8:15 (CBS-27)

Sunday, Jan. 17

Lowest-seeded of Dallas, Green Bay or Arizona at Minnesota, 1 (Fox-56)

Lowest-seeded of New England, N.Y. Jets or Cincinnati at San Diego, 4:40 (CBS-27)

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 24

AFC, 3 p.m. (CBS-27)

NFC, 6:40 p.m. (Fox-56)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 7

At Miami

NFC champion vs. AFC champion, 6:25 (CBS-27)

Odds to Win Super Bowl XLIV

Current Opening

Indianapolis 3-1 10-1

San Diego 3-1 12-1

New Orleans 4-1 20-1

Minnesota 6-1 20-1

Dallas 8-1 8-1

New England 10-1 7-1

Philadelphia 15-1 18-1

Arizona 18-1 25-1

Green Bay 20-1 20-1

Baltimore 30-1 15-1

Cincinnati 40-1 75-1

N.Y. Jets 50-1 25-1

2010 Draft Order, First round

April 22-24

At New York

1. St. Louis

2. Detroit

3. Tampa Bay

4. Washington

5. Kansas City

6. Seattle

7. Cleveland

8. Oakland

9. Buffalo

10. x-Denver (from Chicago)

11. x-Jacksonville

12. Miami

13. San Francisco

14. Seattle (from Denver)

15. N.Y. Giants

16. x-San Francisco (from Carolina)

17. x-Tennessee

18. Pittsburgh

19. x-Atlanta

20. x-Houston

21. y-New York Jets

22. y-Baltimore

23. y-Arizona

24. y-Cincinnati

25. y-New England

26. y-Green Bay

27. y-Philadelphia

28. y-Dallas

29. y-Minnesota

30. y-New Orleans

31. y-San Diego

32. y-Indianapolis

x-subject to coin flip; y-subject to playoffs

2010 bengals opponents

Cincinnati's opponents for the 2010 regular season; dates and times TBA:

Home: Baltimore, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Miami, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, San Diego

Away: Baltimore, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, New England, N.Y. Jets, Atlanta, Carolina, Indianapolis

College

monday's game

Fiesta Bowl

TCU Boise St. (n)

Golf

local

double-eagle

Friday, January 1

At Gibson Bay

Paul Rice had a double-eagle on the 457-yard 16th hole using a 3-wood. Witnesses: Andy Knight, Bruce Thomas, Michael Crabtree.

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

New Jersey 29 10 1 59 118 89

Pittsburgh 26 16 1 53 133 116

N.Y. Rangers 20 17 5 45 111 117

N.Y. Islanders 17 18 8 42 107 134

Philadelphia 19 19 3 41 117 118

Northeast Division

Buffalo 26 11 4 56 112 93

Boston 21 13 7 49 107 98

Ottawa 22 16 4 48 122 125

Montreal 21 20 3 45 114 120

Toronto 14 19 9 37 115 145

Southeast Division

Washington 24 11 6 54 145 116

Atlanta 18 17 6 42 132 135

Tampa Bay 16 15 10 42 103 121

Florida 17 18 7 41 123 135

Carolina 11 23 7 29 102 146

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 29 10 3 61 137 90

Nashville 25 14 3 53 121 119

Detroit 21 14 6 48 108 104

St. Louis 17 18 6 40 108 121

Columbus 15 19 9 39 112 143

Northwest Division

Colorado 24 13 6 54 128 124

Calgary 24 12 5 53 114 98

Vancouver 25 16 1 51 132 103

Minnesota 20 19 3 43 111 124

Edmonton 16 22 4 36 115 138

Pacific Division

San Jose 27 8 7 61 142 106

Phoenix 25 14 4 54 111 99

Los Angeles 24 15 3 51 124 120

Dallas 18 12 11 47 122 127

Anaheim 16 19 7 39 115 137

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

Monday's games

N.Y. Rangers 3, Boston 2

Los Angeles at San Jose (n)

Tuesday's games

Florida at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Dallas at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Montreal at Washington, 7 p.m.

Boston at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Calgary at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

Columbus at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Detroit at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Dallas at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Calgary at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Colorado, 9 p.m.

St. Louis at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Tennis

professional

brisbane international

At Brisbane, Australia

Purse: Men, $424,250 (WT250); Women, $220,000 (Intl.)

Surface: hard-outdoor

Singles

Men

First round

Richard Gasquet, France, def. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.

Wayne Odesnik, United States, def. Arnaud Clement, France, 6-4, 7-6 (2).

Marc Gicquel, France, def. Philipp Petzschner, Germany, 6-3, 6-1.

Alejandro Falla, Colombia, def. Jeremy Chardy (7), France, 6-4, 6-4.

Radek Stepanek (2), Czech Republic, def. John Millman, Australia, 6-4, 6-0.

Harel Levy, Israel, def. Michael Llodra, France, 6-2, 6-0.

Thomaz Bellucci (8), Brazil, def. Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentina, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

Andy Roddick (1), United States, def. Peter Luczak, Australia, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

Women

First round

Roberta Vinci, Italy, def. Sara Errani, Italy, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2.

Ana Ivanovic (3), Serbia, def. Jelena Dokic, Australia, 7-5, 1-6, 6-3.

Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, def. Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, 6-4. 7-6 (3).

Justine Henin, Belgium, def. Nadia Petrova (2), Russia, 7-5, 7-5.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, def. Alisa Kleybanova (5), Russia, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2.

Sesil Karatantcheva, Kazakhstan, def. Casey Dellacqua, Australia, 6-2, 0-6, 7-6 (1).

Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic, def. Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany, 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-1.

Agnes Szavay, Hungary, def. Peng Shuai, China, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.

Aleksandra Wozniak (6), Canada, def. Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan, 6-2, 6-2.

Daniela Hantuchova (4), Slovakia, def. Ekaterina Ivanova, Russia, 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-1.

Odds

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NCAA football

TUESDAY

Orange Bowl at Miami

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

Georgia Tech 2½ 5 Iowa

WEDNESDAY

GMAC Bowl at Mobile, Ala.

Cent. Michigan 3½ 3 Troy

Thursday

BCS Championship at Pasadena, Calif.

Alabama 3½ 3½ Texas

NFL playoffs

Saturday

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

at Cincinnati 1 3 N.Y. Jets

at Dallas 3½ 4 Philadelphia

Sunday

at New England 4 3½ Baltimore

at Arizona 1½ 2½ Green Bay

NCAA basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

Georgia Tech 5½ at Georgia

Rhode Island 2 at Akron

at Marshall 7 Southern Miss.

Texas 18 at Arkansas

Notre Dame 2½ at South Florida

at Purdue 8 Minnesota

at Mississippi 16 UCF

at Dayton 17 Ball St.

at Colorado 7½ Miami (Ohio)

at Illinois 15 Iowa

at San Diego St. 2 New Mexico

NBA

Favorite Line Underdog

Orlando 9 at Indiana

at Philadelphia 4½ Washington

at Charlotte 4 Chicago

Milwaukee 1½ at New Jersey

at Dallas 9 Detroit

at Denver 9 Golden State

Phoenix 3 at Sacramento

at Portland 2 Memphis

at L.A. Lakers 7 Houston

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