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Scoreboard: Dec. 13

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BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Albers on a one-year contract. Declined to tender a contract to LHP Rich Hill.

DETROIT TIGERS—Failed to offer a contract to 2B Will Rhymes, making him a free agent.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Declined to tender a contract to LHP Aaron Laffey.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jerome Williams on a one-year contract.

MINNESOTA TWINS—Sent SS Pedro Florimon outright to Rochester (IL). Named Gene Glynn manager and Tom Brunansky coach for Rochester; Stu Cliburn pitching coach and Rudy Hernandez coach for New Britain (EL); and Ivan Arteaga pitching coach of Elizabethton (Appalachian).

NEW YORK YANKEES—Assigned OF Colin Curtis outrighted to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Announced OF Greg Golson cleared waivers, becoming a free agent.

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Acquired RHP Burke Badenhop from Miami for C Jake Jefferies.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed RHP Jim Hoey off waivers from Minnesota. Sent C Brian Jeroloman and RHP Drew Carpenter outright to Las Vegas (PCL). Designated RHP Jesse Chavez for assignment.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Agreed to terms with INF Cody Ransom.

CHICAGO CUBS—Declined to tender a contract to C Koyie Hill.

COLORADO ROCKIES—Agreed to terms with C Ramon Hernandez on a two-year contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Agreed to terms with C Humberto Quintero on a one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Agreed to terms with OF Tony Gwynn Jr. on a two-year contract.

MIAMI MARLINS—Agreed to terms with INF Donnie Murphy on a one-year contract and OF Aaron Rowand on a minor league contract

MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Agreed to terms with SS Alex Gonzalez and C George Kottaras on one-year contracts. Acquired RHP Jose Veras from Pittsburgh for 3B Casey McGehee.

NEW YORK METS—Claimed RHP Jeremy Hefner off waivers from Pittsburgh. Signed LHP Garrett Olson and C Lucas May to minor league contracts.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Traded OF Ben Francisco to Toronto for LHP Frank Gailey.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Agreed to terms with SS Rafael Furcal on a two-year contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS—Re-signed F Brian Scalabrine.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS—Re-signed G Anthony Parker. Waived forward J.P. Prince.

DALLAS MAVERICKS—Re-signed F Brian Cardinal.

DETROIT PISTONS—Waived G Richard Hamilton.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES—Signed F Derrick Williams.

TORONTO RAPTORS—Agreed to terms with G Anthony Carter.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Fired coach Todd Haley. Named Romeo Crennel interim coach.

MIAMI DOLPHINS—Fired coach Tony Sparano. Named Todd Bowles interim coach.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Placed WR Stephen Burton on injured reserve. Signed WR Emmanuel Arceneaux from the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Placed LB Jacob Cutrera and DT John McCargo on injured reserve. Signed DT Frank Okam from the practice squad. Released RB Nic Grigsby from the practice squad.

COLLEGE

APPALACHIAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE—Named Union junior C Lindsay Waters of Stearns women's basketball player of the week.

KENTUCKY INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE—Named Asbury junior Lake Griffith of Olive Hill women's basketball player of the week.

MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE—Named Campbellsville senior G Cedric Henderson men's basketball player of the week. Named Campbellsville junior G Courtney Clifton of Lexington women's basketball player of the week.

MIAMI—Announced sophomore RB Lamar Miller will enter the NFL Draft.

TEXAS TECH—Fired offensive line coach Matt Moore and defensive backs coach Otis Mounds. Reassigned defensive line coach Sam McElroy to another position. Named Terry Price and John Lovett defensive assistant coaches.

Basketball

college men

monday's score

Ky. Wesleyan 101 Union 62

ky. wesleyan 101, union 62

UNION (3-11) — Davis 3, Hurd 3, Young 11, Miller 4, Strange 12, Fernandez 4, Smith 11, Williamson 2, STamper 12.

KY. WESLEYAN (8-0) — Young 6, Dawson 10, Walker 8, McFarland 16, oxley 6, Gilstrap 2, Johnston 3, Batta 2, Shelley 19, Maymon 8, Herzog 2, Stewart 18, Neel 1.

Halftime—Ky. Wesleyan 49-30.

tuesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Presbyterian at South Carolina, 7; Florida Atlantic at No. 17 Mississippi St., 9

OVC—Bethel at Tenn.-Martin, 7

STATE—Cincinnati Christian at Ky. Christian, 7; Spalding at Tenn.-Chattanooga, 7

TOP 25No. 14 Wisconsin at Milwaukee, 8; Ark.-Pine Bluff at No. 20 Michigan, 7college women

tuesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SECNo. 6 Tennessee at No. 11 Rutgers, 7

STATE—Centre at Mt. St. Joseph, 6; Central St. at Ky. Wesleyan, 7; St. Mary Woods at Spalding, 7

TOP 25—Southern U at No. 12 Ohio St., 7:30; No. 23 DePaul at Princeton, 7

associated press poll

The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 11, 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. Baylor (39) 10-0 975 1

2. Connecticut 9-0 930 2

3. Notre Dame 9-1 896 3

4. Stanford 6-1 852 4

5. Maryland 11-0 803 5

6. Tennessee 5-2 773 7

7. Miami 8-1 723 9

8. Kentucky 10-0 717 10

9. Duke 7-2 637 6

10. Texas A&M 7-2 575 8

11. Rutgers 9-1 560 11

12. Ohio St. 8-0 547 13

13. Georgia 8-1 480 14

14. Louisville 8-2 457 15

15. Texas Tech 8-0 451 16

16. Penn St. 8-2 364 17

17. Georgetown 9-2 316 19

18. North Carolina 7-1 313 18

19. Green Bay 8-0 241 21

20. Vanderbilt 10-0 220 23

21. Delaware 8-0 209 22

22. Purdue 7-3 206 12

23. DePaul 8-2 166 20

24. Texas 6-2 130 25

25. Nebraska 9-1 54 —

Others receiving votes: California 21, Virginia 11, Louisiana St. 8, Oklahoma 8, Southern Cal 7, Arizona St. 4, Arkansas 4, Georgia Tech 3, Northwestern 3, Tulane 3, BYU 2, Gonzaga 2, Michigan 2, Florida St. 1, Kansas 1.

middle school girls

'a' tournament

At Bryan Station

SEMIFINALS

Bryan Station 51 Jessie Clark 24

Lexington Traditional 45 Tates Creek 41

Tuesday's finals

Bryan Station vs. Lexington Traditional, 6 p.m.

Football

nfl

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

New England 10 3 .769 396 274

N.Y. Jets 8 5 .615 327 270

Buffalo 5 8 .385 288 341

Miami 4 9 .308 256 246

South

y-Houston 10 3 .769 330 208

Tennessee 7 6 .538 266 251

Jacksonville 4 9 .308 193 252

Indianapolis 0 13 .000 184 382

North

Baltimore 10 3 .769 320 202

Pittsburgh 10 3 .769 282 198

Cincinnati 7 6 .538 285 270

Cleveland 4 9 .308 178 254

West

Denver 8 5 .615 269 302

Oakland 7 6 .538 290 354

San Diego 6 7 .462 324 299

Kansas City 5 8 .385 173 305

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

N.Y. Giants 7 6 .538 324 349

Dallas 7 6 .538 317 281

Philadelphia 5 8 .385 297 292

Washington 4 9 .308 229 290

South

x-New Orleans 10 3 .769 415 286

Atlanta 8 5 .615 300 267

Carolina 4 9 .308 313 355

Tampa Bay 4 9 .308 232 370

North

y-Green Bay 13 0 1.000 466 278

Detroit 8 5 .615 367 305

Chicago 7 6 .538 301 255

Minnesota 2 11 .154 274 364

West

W L Pct PF PA

y-San Francisco 10 3 .769 307 182

Arizona 6 7 .462 253 288

Seattle 5 7 .417 216 246

St. Louis 2 10 .167 140 296

x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division

Thursday, Dec. 8

Pittsburgh 14, Cleveland 3

Sunday's games

New Orleans 22, Tennessee 17

Baltimore 24, Indianapolis 10

N.Y. Jets 37, Kansas City 10

Detroit 34, Minnesota 28

Houston 20, Cincinnati 19

Jacksonville 41, Tampa Bay 14

Atlanta 31, Carolina 23

Philadelphia 26, Miami 10

New England 34, Washington 27

Arizona 21, San Francisco 19

Denver 13, Chicago 10 (OT)

San Diego 37, Buffalo 10

Green Bay 46, Oakland 16

N.Y. Giants 37, Dallas 34

Monday's game

St. Louis at Seattle (n)

Thursday's game

Jacksonville at Atlanta, 8:20 p.m.

Saturday's game

Dallas at Tampa Bay, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 18

New Orleans at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

Seattle at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Cincinnati at St. Louis, 1 p.m.

Carolina at Houston, 1 p.m.

Green Bay at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

Tennessee at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

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

Detroit at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

New England at Denver, 4:15 p.m.

Cleveland at Arizona, 4:15 p.m.

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

Baltimore at San Diego, 8:20 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 19

Pittsburgh at San Francisco, 8:30 p.m.

giants 37, cowboys 34

Sunday's late game

N.Y. Giants 5 10 7 15 — 37

Dallas 7 10 3 14 — 34

First quarter: NYG—Pierre-Paul safety, 9:42. NYG—FG Tynes 23, 7:07. Dal—Phillips 12 pass from Romo (Bailey kick), 2:49. Second quarter: NYG—Jacobs 1 run (Tynes kick), 12:45. Dal—Robinson 9 pass from Romo (Bailey kick), 6:26. NYG—FG Tynes 26, 1:03. Dal—FG Bailey 49, :15. Third quarter: Dal—FG Bailey 49, 7:42. NYG—Manningham 47 pass from Manning (Tynes kick), 4:30. Fourth quarter: Dal—Austin 6 pass from Romo (Bailey kick), 12:43. Dal—Bryant 50 pass from Romo (Bailey kick), 5:41. NYG—Ballard 8 pass from Manning (Tynes kick), 3:14. NYG—Jacobs 1 run (Ware run), :46.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—N.Y. Giants, Jacobs 19-101, Bradshaw 8-12, Ware 2-(minus 1), Manning 2-(minus 2). Dallas, Jones 16-106, Murray 5-25, Austin 1-5, Fiammetta 2-3.

PASSING—N.Y. Giants, Manning 27-47-1-400. Dallas, Romo 21-31-0-321.

RECEIVING—N.Y. Giants, Nicks 7-154, Cruz 7-83, Ballard 4-52, Ware 3-19, Manningham 2-62, Hynoski 2-12, Beckum 1-11, Bradshaw 1-7. Dallas, Jones 6-31, Robinson 4-137, Austin 4-63, Witten 3-12, Bryant 1-50, Phillips 1-12, Fiammetta 1-10, Murray 1-6.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Dallas, Bailey 47 (BK).

contenders' schedules

Remaining opponents for teams (y-clinched division; x-playoff qualifier based on current standings) which still have a chance to qualify for the playoffs. Listed in descending order of current standings:

(Home games in all caps:)

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

y-Houston—Carolina, at Indianapolis, TENNESSEE

x-Baltimore—at San Diego, CLEVELAND, at Cincinnati

x-New England—at Denver, MIAMI, BUFFALO

x-Denver—NEW ENGLAND, at Buffalo, KANSAS CITY

x-Pittsburgh—at San Francisco, ST. LOUIS, at Cleveland

x-N.Y. Jets—at Philadelphia, N.Y. GIANTS, at Miami

Cincinnati—at St. Louis, ARIZONA, BALTIMORE

Oakland—DETROIT, at Kansas City, SAN DIEGO

Tennessee—at Indianapolis, JACKSONVILLE, at Houston

San Diego—BALTIMORE, at Detroit, at Oakland

Kansas City—GREEN BAY, OAKLAND, at DenverNATIONAL CONFERENCE

y-Green Bay—at Kansas City, CHICAGO, DETROIT

x-San Francisco—PITTSBURGH, at Seattle, at St. Louis

x-New Orleans—at Minnesota, ATLANTA, CAROLINA

x-N.Y. Giants—WASHINGTON, at N.Y. Jets, DALLAS

x-Atlanta—JACKSONVILLE, at New Orleans, TAMPA BAY

x-Detroit—at Oakland, SAN DIEGO, at Green Bay

Chicago—SEATTLE, at Green Bay, at Minnesota

Dallas—at Tampa Bay, PHILADELPHIA, at N.Y. Giants

Arizona—Cleveland, at Cincinnati

Seattle—at Chicago, SAN FRANCISCO, at Arizona

Philadelphia—N.Y. JETS, at Dallas, WASHINGTON

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Philadelphia 18 7 3 39 101 81

N.Y. Rangers 17 6 4 38 83 60

Pittsburgh 17 9 4 38 94 75

New Jersey 15 13 1 31 76 84

N.Y. Islanders 9 12 6 24 62 88

Northeast Division

Boston 18 9 1 37 94 59

Toronto 15 11 3 33 91 94

Buffalo 15 12 2 32 79 79

Montreal 12 11 7 31 74 77

Ottawa 13 13 4 30 91 105

Southeast Division

Florida 16 9 5 37 82 77

Washington 15 12 1 31 88 89

Winnipeg 13 12 4 30 82 92

Tampa Bay 12 16 2 26 79 101

Carolina 9 18 4 22 79 108

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 18 8 4 40 99 92

Detroit 18 9 1 37 89 62

St. Louis 17 9 3 37 71 62

Nashville 14 11 4 32 77 79

Columbus 8 17 4 20 71 99

Northwest Division

Minnesota 20 7 3 43 79 64

Vancouver 18 10 1 37 97 71

Edmonton 14 13 3 31 83 80

Calgary 14 13 2 30 73 80

Colorado 13 16 1 27 78 91

Pacific Division

Dallas 16 11 1 33 73 78

Phoenix 15 11 3 33 77 76

San Jose 15 10 2 32 75 64

Los Angeles 13 12 4 30 65 67

Anaheim 8 16 5 21 67 95

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

Monday's games

New Jersey 5, Tampa Bay 4

Tuesday's games

Los Angeles at Boston, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Toronto, 7 p.m.

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

Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 7 p.m.

Vancouver at Columbus, 7 p.m.

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

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

Calgary at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Winnipeg, 8:30 p.m.

San Jose at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Boston at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA Football

Saturday

New Mexico Bowl at Albuquerque

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

Temple 7½ 6½ Wyoming

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl at Boise, Idaho

Utah St. 3 2½ Ohio

New Orleans Bowl

San Diego St. 5½ 5 La.-Lafayette

Tuesday, Dec. 20

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

FIU 4½ 4 Marshall

Wednesday, Dec. 21

Poinsettia Bowl at San Diego

TCU 11 10½ Louisiana TechThursday, Dec. 22

MAACO Bowl at Las Vegas

Boise St. 11½ 14 Arizona St.

Saturday, Dec. 24

Hawaii Bowl at Honolulu

Southern Miss. 5½ 6½ Nevada

Monday, Dec. 26

Independence Bowl at Shreveport, La.

Missouri 3½ 4½ North Carolina

Tuesday, Dec. 27

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl at Detroit

Purdue 2½ 2½ W. Michigan

Belk Bowl at Charlotte, N.C.

NC State 1½ 2½ Louisville

Wednesday, Dec. 28

Military Bowl at Washington

Toledo 3 3 Air Force

Holiday Bowl at San Diego

Texas 3 3 California

Thursday, Dec. 29

Champs Sports Bowl at Orlando, Fla.

Florida St. 3 3 Notre Dame

Alamo Bowl at San Antonio

Baylor 8½ 9 Washington

Friday, Dec. 30

Armed Forces Bowl at Dallas

BYU Pk 2½ Tulsa

Pinstripe Bowl at New York

Rutgers 2 2 Iowa St.

Music City Bowl at Nashville

Mississippi St. 6½ 6½ Wake Forest

Insight Bowl at Tempe, Ariz.

Oklahoma 15½ 14 Iowa

Saturday, Dec. 31

Meineke Car Care Bowl at Houston

Texas A&M 10 10 Northwestern

Sun Bowl at El Paso, Texas

Georgia Tech 3 3½ Utah

Fight Hunger Bowl at San Francisco

Illinois 3 2½ UCLA

Liberty Bowl at Memphis

Vanderbilt 1½ 2½ Cincinnati

Chick - fil - A Bowl at Atlanta

Auburn 1 1½ Virginia

Monday, Jan. 2

TicketCity Bowl at Dallas

Houston 7 5½ Penn St.

Outback Bowl at Tampa, Fla.

Georgia 3 3½ Michigan St.

Capital One Bowl at Orlando, Fla

South Carolina 1 2 Nebraska

Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, Fla.

Florida 1 2 Ohio St.

Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Calif.

Oregon 4½ 6 Wisconsin

Fiesta Bowl at Glendale, Ariz.

Oklahoma St. 3 3½ Stanford

Tuesday, Jan. 3

Sugar Bowl at New Orleans

Michigan 1 2½ Virginia Tech

Wednesday, Jan. 4

Orange Bowl at Miami

Clemson pk 3½ West Virginia

Friday, Jan. 6

Cotton Bowl at Arlington, Texas

Arkansas 7½ 7½ Kansas St.

Saturday, Jan. 7

BBVA Compass Bowl at Birmingham, Ala.

Pittsburgh 5½ 5 SMU

Sunday, Jan. 8

GoDaddy.com Bowl at Mobile, Ala.

Arkansas St. 1 1½ N. Illinois

Monday, Jan. 9

BCS National Championship at New Orleans

LSU 1 pk Alabama

NFL

Thursday

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

at Atlanta 10½ 11 Jacksonville

Saturday

Dallas 6½ 7 at Tampa Bay

Sunday

at N.Y. Giants 7½ 7 Washington

Green Bay 14 13½ at Kansas City

at Minnesota off off New Orleans

at Chicago off off Seattle

at Buffalo off off Miami

at Houston 6½ 6½ Carolina

Tennessee 7 6½ at Indianapolis

at St. Louis off off Cincinnati

Detroit pk 1 at Oakland

New England 4½ 6 at Denver

at Philadelphia 2 2½ N.Y. Jets

at Arizona 6½ 6½ Cleveland

Baltimore 1 2 at San Diego

Monday

at San Francisco off off Pittsburgh

Off key — Minnesota RB questionable, Seattle and St. Louis played Monday, Miami QB questionable, Pittsburgh QB questionable

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

Wisconsin 10 at Milwaukee

at Mississippi St. 12 FAU

at Minnesota 17½ Cent. Michigan

at Wyoming 15 UC Irvine

UC Santa Barbara 10½ at San Diego

at Oregon St. 17 Ill. - Chicago

Drexel 6½ at Niagara

at IPFW 9½ Dartmouth

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