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Scoreboard: Jan. 19

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Major League BASEBALL

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Agreed to terms with RHP Tony Pena on a one-year contract.

TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms with LHP C.J. Wilson on a one-year contract. Named Joe Furukawa coordinator, pacific rim operations.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Agreed to terms with RHP Shaun Marcum on a one-year contract.

CINCINNATI REDS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jared Burton on a one-year contract.

FLORIDA MARLINS—Agreed to terms with 2B Dan Uggla, RHP Anibal Sanchez and LHP Renyel Pinto on one-year contracts.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Agreed to terms with OF Jody Gerut on a one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Agreed to terms with RHP Brendan Donnelly on a one-year contract. Acquired INF Jesus Brito from Cleveland for INF Brian Bixler.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Named Randy Smith director of player development. Agreed to terms with INF-OF Jerry Hairston Jr. on a one-year contract. FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Re-signed CB Rashad Barksdale, WR Ed Gant, LB Ali Highsmith, LB Mark Washington, WR Onrea Jones, DE Ryan Kees, G Jonathan Palmer and OT Tom Pestock to future contracts.

CAROLINA PANTHERS—Announced the retirement of receivers coach Richard Williamson.

DALLAS COWBOYS—Signed G Travis Bright, RB Herb Donaldson, DB Marquis Floyd, LB Donovan Woods to reserve/future contracts.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Named Kurt Schottenheimer special teams coordinator.

COLLEGE

Heartland collegiate Athletic Conference — Named Transylvania's Barrett Meyer men's basketball player of the week and Olivia Akridge women's basketball player of the week.

Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference — Named Berea's Mikah Turner men's basketball player of the week. Named Brescia's Britney Bird women's basketball player of the week.

MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE— Named Georgetown's Hollis Giles men's basketball player of the week. Named Campbellsville's Whitney Ballinger women's basketball player of the week.

National Christian College Athletic Association — Announced that Campbellsville's Laura Swencki and Jessica Hupp were named All-America honorable mentions for women's soccer.

OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE—Named Morehead State's Kenneth Faried men's basketball player of the week.

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE—Named Kentucky's Eric Bledsoe men's basketball freshman of the week.

SUN BELT CONFERENCE—Named Western Kentucky's Steffphon Pettigrew men's basketball player of the week.

Basketball

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EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 27 12 .692 —

Toronto 21 20 .512 7

New York 17 24 .415 11

Philadelphia 13 27 .325 14½

New Jersey 3 37 .075 24½

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 26 14 .650 —

Orlando 26 14 .650 —

Charlotte 20 19 .513 5½

Miami 20 19 .513 5½

Washington 14 26 .350 12

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 31 11 .738 —

Chicago 18 21 .462 11½

Milwaukee 16 23 .410 13½

Detroit 14 26 .350 16

Indiana 14 26 .350 16

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Dallas 27 14 .659 —

San Antonio 25 15 .625 1½

Houston 23 18 .561 4

Memphis 22 18 .550 4½

New Orleans 21 19 .525 5½

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Denver 26 14 .650 —

Portland 25 17 .595 2

Oklahoma City 23 18 .561 3½

Utah 23 18 .561 3½

Minnesota 9 33 .214 18

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Lakers 31 9 .775 —

Phoenix 24 18 .571 8

L.A. Clippers 18 22 .450 13

Sacramento 15 25 .375 16

Golden State 12 27 .308 18½

Monday's Games

Washington 97, Portland 92

New York 99, Detroit 91

Oklahoma City 94, Atlanta 91

Charlotte 105, Sacramento 103

Houston 101, Milwaukee 98 (OT)

L.A. Clippers 106, New Jersey 95

Minnesota 108, Philadelphia 103 (OT)

San Antonio 97, New Orleans 90

Golden State 114, Chicago 97

Memphis 125, Phoenix 118

Dallas 99, Boston 90

Orlando at L.A. Lakers (n)

Tuesday's Games

Toronto at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday's Games

Sacramento at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

Miami at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Washington, 7 p.m.

Portland at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Boston at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Toronto at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Memphis at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

New Jersey at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Utah at San Antonio, 9 p.m.

Denver at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

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

College men

MIDDLE TENNESSEE 47 Western KENTUCKY 46

W. KENTUCKY (11-6) — Slaughter 3-8 3-5 11, Dickerson 1-3 2-2 4, Crook 0-1 0-0 0, Pettigrew 4-8 2-4 12, Evans 2-6 4-7 8, Dixon 1-2 2-2 4, Swing 0-1 0-0 0, Tipping 0-0 0-0 0, Milosevic 0-1 0-0 0, Sally 3-11 0-2 7. Totals 14-41 13-22 46.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE (9-10) — O'Neil 3-6 1-3 7, Washington III 3-7 2-4 9, Haddock 5-10 0-0 11, Sulton 2-2 0-0 4, Yates 5-16 3-4 14, Emanuel 0-3 0-0 0, Ottley 1-1 0-0 2, Gallman 0-5 0-0 0, Hudson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-51 6-11 47.

Halftime—Middle Tennessee 25-15. Three-point goals—W. Kentucky 5-15 (Pettigrew 2-3, Slaughter 2-4, Sally 1-6, Dickerson 0-1, Swing 0-1), Middle Tennessee 3-15 (Washington III 1-3, Yates 1-3, Haddock 1-4, Emanuel 0-1, O'Neil 0-1, Gallman 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—W. Kentucky 32 (Evans 11), Middle Tennessee 37 (Haddock 8). Assists—W. Kentucky 8 (Sally 3), Middle Tennessee 6 (Washington III 3). Total fouls—W. Kentucky 19, Middle Tennessee 22. A—3,605.

Northern Kentucky 86 Maryville (Mo.) 79

Northern Ky. (9-8) — Bibbins 13, Faulkner 1, Sorrell 15, Knight 6, Palmer 25, Gagai 9, Van Hoose 14, Stenger 3. Totals 28-58 17-24 86.

Maryville (2-15) — Gruenewald 27, Saxton 6, Sorenson 16, Willimann 1, Winters 7, Ford 6, Nehm 3, Rebuck 10, Abrahamovich 3. Totals 25-62 19-26 79.

Halftime— N. Kentucky 40-37.

No. 5 SYRACUSE 84 NOTRE DAME 71

SYRACUSE (18-1) — Jackson 2-4 2-2 6, Johnson 8-15 4-6 22, Onuaku 4-7 5-9 13, Rautins 5-9 6-6 21, Triche 2-8 3-3 8, Jardine 2-4 2-2 6, Joseph 3-6 2-3 8. Totals 26-53 24-31 84.

NOTRE DAME (14-5) — Nash 1-4 1-2 3, Abromaitis 10-17 1-2 26, Harangody 12-25 4-4 29, Jackson 0-7 2-2 2, Hansbrough 2-7 3-3 9, Peoples 0-2 0-0 0, Scott 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 26-67 11-13 71.

Halftime—Syracuse 39-32. Three-point goals—Syracuse 8-17 (Rautins 5-9, Johnson 2-4, Triche 1-4), Notre Dame 8-30 (Abromaitis 5-11, Hansbrough 2-7, Harangody 1-5, Scott 0-2, Peoples 0-2, Jackson 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Syracuse 38 (Johnson 8), Notre Dame 35 (Harangody 14). Assists—Syracuse 19 (Jardine 6), Notre Dame 22 (Jackson 15). Total fouls—Syracuse 14, Notre Dame 23. A—9,149.

Monday's scores

state

Northern Ky. 86 Maryville (Mo.) 79

Top 25

Syracuse 84 Notre Dame 71

SOUTH

Delaware St. 64 Florida A&M 57

Greensboro 70 Randolph 62

Guilford 96 Roanoke 62

Jacksonville 62 N. Florida 55

MVSU 57 Southern U. 45

Middle Tennessee 47 W. Kentucky 46

Morgan St. 84 Winston-Salem 65

North Greenville 102 Montreat 89

S. Carolina St. 87 Coppin St. 65

St. Augustine's 59 Elizabeth City St. 56

Tenn. Temple 88 Tenn. Wesleyan 83

Virginia 69 UNC Wilmington 67

Virginia Tech 72 N.C. Central 30

EAST

Brooklyn 67 Widener 65

Chestnut Hill 81 Caldwell 69

D'Youville 78 Penn St.-Altoona 63

Dartmouth 65 St. Francis, NY 64

Fairfield 76 Canisius 74

Hilbert 83 Pitt.-Greensburg 65

Immaculata 70 Keystone 57

Iona 72 Rider 59

Maine 56 New Hampshire 42

Marywood 97 Baptist Bible 65

N.J. City 79 NYCCT 38

Niagara 72 Marist 56

Rowan 87 Penn St.-Abington 54

Saint Joseph's 64 Towson 57

Siena 83 Manhattan 68

Stony Brook 81 UMBC 69

William Paterson 87 Baruch 81

York, N.Y. 75 John Jay 55

Tuesday's schedule

SEC—Tennessee at Alabama, 7.

OVC—Chicago St. at Eastern Ky. 7; SIU-Edwardsville at Morehead St., 7.

STATE—Asbury at Berea, 7:30; Ft. Valley St. at Kentucky St., 7:30.

Women

Associated Press

The top 25 teams in the The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote a nd previous ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Connecticut (40) 17-0 1,000 1

2. Stanford 15-1 960 2

3. Tennessee 16-1 912 4

4. Notre Dame 15-1 852 3

5. Ohio St. 19-1 836 5

6. Duke 15-2 794 7

7. Nebraska 16-0 784 11

8. Georgia17-1 677 6

9. Texas A&M 14-2 639 8

10. Baylor 14-3 635 9

11. Xavier 12-3 525 14

12. Oklahoma St. 15-2 524 15

13. Oklahoma 12-4 511 13

14. North Carolina 14-3 472 10

15. Florida St. 16-3 449 16

16. West Virginia 17-1 432 18

17. Wis.-Green Bay 16-0 416 17

18. LSU 13-3 398 12

19. Georgetown 15-2 248 24

20. Texas 12-5 234 19

21. Vanderbilt 13-5 133 —

22. Georgia Tech 15-4 126 21

23. TCU 13-4 79 22

24. Vermont 14-3 59 —

25. Virginia 11-5 51 23

Others receiving votes: Wisconsin 37, Michigan St. 27, Gonzaga 26, Dayton 22, Penn St. 18, Iowa St. 13, Kentucky 13, St. John's 13, Syracuse 13, Maryland 12, Miami 11, Southern Cal 10, James Madison 8, East Carolina 7, Kansas 6, Temple 4, BYU 3, Hartford 3, Mississippi 3, Duquesne 2, Marist 1, Princeton 1, South Carolina 1.

Tuesday's schedule

State—Ft. Valley St. at Kentucky St., 5:30; Asbury at Berea, 6; Ky. Christian at Cincinnati Christian, 6; Midway at Ind.-Southeast, 6; Notre Dame at Louisville, 7; Oakland City at Brescia, 7; St. Mary Woods at Spalding, 7.

Hockey

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EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

New Jersey 32 14 1 65 131 105

Pittsburgh 30 19 1 61 157 139

N.Y. Rangers 23 19 7 53 127 131

N.Y. Islanders 22 19 8 52 131 146

Philadelphia 23 21 3 49 143 137

Northeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Buffalo 30 11 6 66 134 108

Ottawa 25 21 4 54 138 150

Boston 23 17 8 54 123 121

Montreal 23 23 4 50 128 139

Toronto 17 24 9 43 134 173

Southeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 30 12 6 66 182 136

Florida 21 20 8 50 141 149

Atlanta 21 20 7 49 149 156

Tampa Bay 19 19 10 48 125 146

Carolina 14 27 7 35 120 165

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 34 11 4 72 165 110

Nashville 29 17 3 61 140 136

Detroit 24 16 8 56 123 124

St. Louis 21 20 7 49 126 136

Columbus 19 23 9 47 134 169

Northwest Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Colorado 27 15 6 60 141 135

Vancouver 28 18 2 58 155 119

Calgary 26 17 6 58 130 120

Minnesota 24 23 3 51 138 150

Edmonton 16 26 5 37 128 159

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

San Jose 31 10 8 70 157 123

Phoenix 28 17 5 61 133 129

Los Angeles 27 18 3 57 143 133

Dallas 21 17 11 53 141 157

Anaheim 22 20 7 51 138 154

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

Monday's games

Ottawa 5, Boston 1

N.Y. Islanders 4, New Jersey 0

Tampa Bay 3, Carolina 2

Columbus 4, St. Louis 2

Buffalo 7, Phoenix 2

Florida 1, Atlanta 0

Toronto 4, Nashville 3

Dallas 4, Minnesota 3

Edmonton at Colorado (n)

Calgary at San Jose (n)

Tuesday's games

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Columbus at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Washington, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Buffalo at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Florida at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

St. Louis at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

Vancouver at Edmonton, 10 p.m.

Horse racing

Eclipse awards

horse of the year winners

Rachel Alexandra (2009); Curlin (2007 and 2008); Invasor (2006); Saint Liam (2005); Ghostzapper (2004); Mineshaft (2003); Azeri (2002); Point Given (2001); Tiznow (2000)

Charismatic (1999); Skip Away (1998); Favorite Trick (1997); Cigar (1995 and 1996); Holy Bull (1994); Kotashaan (1993); A.P. Indy (1992); Black Tie Affair (1991); Criminal Type (1990)

Sunday Silence (1989); Alysheba (1988); Ferdinand (1987); Lady's Secret (1986); Spend A Buck (1985); John Henry (1984); All Along (1983); Conquistador Cielo (1982); John Henry (1981); Spectacular Bid (1980)

Affirmed (1978 and 1979); Seattle Slew (1977); Forego (1974, 1975 and 1976); Secretariat (1972 and 1973); Ack Ack (1971)

Tennis

Professional

Australian Open

At Melbourne Park

Melbourne, Australia

Purse: $22.14 million (Grand Slam)

Surface: Hard-outdoor

Singles

Men

First Round

Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, def. Nick Lindahl, Australia, 6-2, 7-5, 6-4.

Tomas Berdych (21), Czech Republic, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 6-0, 6-3, 6-3.

Evgeny Korolev, Kazakhstan, def. Daniel Brands, Germany, 6-2, 7-5, 7-5.

Igor Kunitsyn, Russia, def. Jose Acasuso, Argentina, 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Louk Sorensen, Ireland, def. Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1.

Marin Cilic (14), Croatia, def. Fabrice Santoro, France, 7-5, 7-5, 6-3.

Marsel Ilhan, Turkey, def. Sebastien Grosjean, France, 6-4, 6-3, 7-5.

Gael Monfils (12), France, def. Matthew Ebden, Australia, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

Nikolay Davydenko (6), Russia, def. Dieter Kindlmann, Germany, 6-1, 6-0, 6-3.

John Isner (33), United States, def. Andreas Seppi, Italy, 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 5-7, 6-4.

Fernando Verdasco (9), Spain, def. Carsten Ball, Australia, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (1), 7-5, 6-2.

Feliciano Lopez, Spain, def. Pablo Cuevas, Uruguay, 6-1, 6-4, 7-5.

Ivan Sergeyev, Ukraine, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-3, 7-6 (3), 4-6, 7-6 (8).

Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil, def. Teimuraz Gabashvili, Russia, 6-3, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4.

Stanislas Wawrinka (19), Switzerland, def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2.

Viktor Troicki (29), Serbia, def. Nicolas Lapentti, Ecuador, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3.

Rainer Schuettler, Germany, def. Sam Querrey (25), United States, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Women

First Round

Ana Ivanovic (20), Serbia, def. Shenay Perry, United States, 6-2, 6-3.

Sandra Zahlavova, Czech Republic, def. CoCo Vandeweghe, United States, 6-0, 6-1.

Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, def. Virginie Razzano (18), France, 6-2, 6-3.

Marion Bartoli (11), France, def. Rossana de los Rios, Paraguay, 6-4, 6-1.

Angelique Kerber, Germany, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 6-3, 6-3.

Nadia Petrova (19), Russia, def. Edina Gallovits, Romania, 6-3, 6-4.

Sara Errani, Italy, def. Klara Zakopalova, Czech Republic, 6-2, 7-6 (5).

Aravane Rezai (26), France, def. Sania Mirza, India, 6-4, 6-2.

Sam Stosur (13), Australia, def. Han Xinyun, China, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.

Tamarine Tanasugarn, Thailand, def. Sesil Karatantcheva, Kazakhstan, 6-1, 7-6 (0).

Katie O'Brien, Britain, def. Patricia Mayr, Austria, 6-3, 6-3.

Polona Hercog, Slovenia, def. Yuliana Fedak, Ukraine, 6-4, 6-0.

Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, Czech Republic, def. Regina Kulikova, Russia, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (10), 6-3.

Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Urszula Radwanska, Poland, 6-2, 6-1.

Vania King, United States, def. Dominika Cibulkova (23), Slovakia, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 7-5.

Odds

Glantz-Culver line

NFL playoffs

Sunday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

at Indianapolis 7 7½ N.Y. Jets

at New Orleans 4½ 4 Minnesota

NCAA Basketball

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

at Georgia Tech 1½ Clemson

at Ohio St. 12½ Northwestern

at Hofstra 4 George Mason

Tennessee 3 at Alabama

at Missouri St. 9 Indiana St.

at Texas A&M 7½ Oklahoma

Purdue 3 at Illinois

at Wichita St. 4½ N. Iowa

at Miami 5 Boston College

at Utah 1 San Diego St.

NBA

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

at Cleveland 9 Toronto

at Miami 6½ Indiana

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