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BASEBALL

National League

NEW YORK METS Agreed to terms with RHP Frank Francisco on a two-year contract.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS Named Tony Beasley manager of Syracuse (IL), Matthew LaCroy manager of Harrisburg (EL), Brian Rupp manager of Potomac (Carolina) and Tripp Keister manager of the Gulf Coast Nationals.

Japanese Central League

TOKYO YAKULT SWALLOWS Accepted the bid for negotiating rights to OF Norichika Aoki by the Milwaukee Brewers.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NEW YORK KNICKS Signed G Baron Davis.

SACRAMENTO KINGS Voided the contract of F-C Chuck Hayes after he failed a physical.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS Signed G Nick Young to a one-year contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS Signed CB Devon Torrence to the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL Suspended Boston F Milan Lucic one game for checking Philadelphia F Zac Rinaldo from behind during Saturday's game.

BOSTON BRUINS Recalled F Jordan Caron and D Steve Kampfer from Providence (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS Recalleed LW Tim Kennedy from San Antonio (AHL). Returned C Greg Rallo to San Antonio.

COLLEGE

MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE Named Campbellsville junior Conor Young wrestler of the week. Named Lindsey Wilson junior Ashley Rainey women's basketball player of the week. Named Campbellsville junior Justin Ennis men's basketball player of the week.

PRESIDENTS' Athletics conference Named Thomas More junior Allison Long women's basketball player of the week.

Kentucky intercollegiate athletic conference — Named Alice Lloyd senior Brandon Hayes men's basketball player of the week,

NCAA Named Kentucky sophomore Dylan Asher and junior Matt Lodge to All-Midwest Region Third Team.

Baseball

college

collegiate baseball poll

(With 2010-11 record in parenthesis)

Pts

1. Florida (53-19) 497

2. South Carolina (55-14) 494

3. Stanford (35-22) 490

4. North Carolina (51-16) 488

5. Texas (49-19) 485

6. Texas A&M (47-22) 484

7. Rice (42-21) 482

8. Arkansas (40-22) 479

9. Georgia Tech. (42-21) 476

10. Texas Christian (43-19) 474

11. St. John's (36-22) 470

12. Louisiana St. (36-20) 468

13. Florida St. (46-19) 465

14. Miami, Fla. (38-23) 464

15. Louisville (32-29) 460

16. Oklahoma (41-19) 458

17. Arizona St. (43-18) 457

18. Georgia (33-32) 455

19. UCLA (35-24) 454

20. Arizona (39-21) 452

21. Cal. St. Fullerton (41-17) 449

22. California (38-23) 447

23. Vanderbilt (54-12) 445

24. Oregon St. (41-19) 443

25. Clemson (43-20) 437

26. Stetson (43-20) 435

27. Oregon (33-26-1) 432

28. Baylor (31-28) 430

29. U.C. Irvine (43-18) 425

30. Southern Miss. (39-19) 422

31. Missouri St. (33-23) 419

32. College of Charleston (39-22) 417

33. Virginia (56-12) 413

34. Georgia Southern (36-26) 412

35. Texas St. (41-23) 408

36. Central Florida (39-23) 406

37. Wichita St. (39-26) 403

38. Jacksonville (37-24) 400

39. Florida International (40-20-1) 397

40. Southern California (25-31) 395

Others receiving votes: Coastal Carolina, Oklahoma St., Charlotte, East Carolina, Kent St., Creighton, Oral Roberts, Troy, South Alabama, San Diego, Gonzaga, San Francisco, Fresno St., Hawaii, Dallas Baptist, N.C. State, Mississippi St., Auburn, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, Stony Brook, Maine, Connecticut, Seton Hall, Notre Dame, South Florida, Liberty, Winthrop, Purdue, Michigan St., Minnesota, Illinois, Nebraska, Kansas St., Texas Tech., Missouri, Cal Poly, Long Beach St., U.C. Riverside, James Madison, Tulane, Houston, Manhattan, Rider, Central Michigan, Illinois St., New Mexico, San Diego St., Nevada-Las Vegas, Austin Peay St., Samford, Elon, N.C. Greensboro, S.E. Louisiana, Stephen F. Austin, Louisiana-Lafayette, Western Kentucky, Florida Atlantic, San Jose St., New Mexico St., Cal. St. Bakersfield.

Basketball

college men

Monday's games

SEC

No. 12 Florida 82 Miss. Valley St. 54

Auburn 76 Florida A&M 69

Vanderbilt 99 Longwood 71

LSU 67No. 10 Marquette 59

OVC

Morehead State 64 Binghamton 45

Southern Illinois 80 SIU-Edwardsville 57

West Virginia 72 Tennessee Tech 53

Jacksonville State 81 Reinhardt 75

Tennessee St. 92 Le Moyne Owen 55

Southern Methodist 84 SE Missouri St. 64

Top 25

No. 24 Illinois 64 Cornell 60

No. 21 Creighton 83 Tulsa 64

No. 18 Indiana 107 Howard 50

No. 7 Baylor 95 Paul Quinn 54

No. 6 North Carolina 99 Nicholls St. 49

No. 5 Duke 90 UNC Greensboro 63

No. 20 Michigan St. 89 UM-Kansas City 54

AUBURN 76, FLORIDA A&M 69

FLORIDA A&M (2-10) — Crowder 5-12 3-6 13, Neal 0-0 0-0 0, Lewis 3-10 2-2 9, Bullard 2-7 0-0 5, Hosley 1-5 2-4 5, Moore 7-18 7-7 24, Kennings 0-2 1-3 1, Teal 2-4 0-0 4, Dean 1-2 2-6 4, Drayton 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 23-64 17-28 69.

AUBURN (7-1) — Gabriel 3-11 2-2 8, Chubb 6-11 9-10 21, Ward 1-7 2-6 4, Denson 3-8 6-7 12, Sullivan 5-9 3-5 16, Langford 2-3 3-3 7, McAfee 0-2 0-0 0, Wallace 1-2 0-1 2, Forbes 2-3 0-0 4, Kouassi 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 24-57 25-34 76.

Halftime—Auburn 38-32. Three-point goals—Florida A&M 6-18 (Moore 3-8, Bullard 1-1, Hosley 1-3, Lewis 1-4, Teal 0-1, Kennings 0-1), Auburn 3-16 (Sullivan 3-6, Wallace 0-1, Langford 0-1, McAfee 0-1, Denson 0-2, Ward 0-2, Gabriel 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Florida A&M 39 (Crowder 11), Auburn 45 (Gabriel 13). Assists—Florida A&M 12 (Hosley 4), Auburn 14 (Gabriel, Ward 4). Total fouls—Florida A&M 27, Auburn 21. A—5,297.

No. 11 FLORIDA 82, MVSU 54

MVSU (1-9) — Studivant 2-3 0-0 4, Jones 3-7 0-0 6, Crosby 1-9 0-0 2, Joyner 5-13 2-2 14, Burwell 0-7 0-0 0, Pajkovic 3-6 0-0 7, Arrington 0-7 2-2 2, Cox 5-12 4-4 16, Ralling 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 20-65 8-8 54. FLORIDA (9-2) — Young 4-6 4-5 12, Murphy 5-10 0-0 11, Boynton 6-11 1-1 16, Walker 4-6 8-8 19, Beal 4-7 2-4 13, Kurtz 0-0 2-2 2, Wilbekin 2-8 2-2 6, Yeguete 0-1 0-0 0, Prather 0-3 1-2 1, Pitchford 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 26-54 20-24 82.

Halftime—Florida 46-22. Three-point goals—MVSU 6-32 (Cox 2-5, Joyner 2-9, Ralling 1-1, Pajkovic 1-3, Crosby 0-3, Arrington 0-4, Burwell 0-7), Florida 10-21 (Beal 3-4, Walker 3-5, Boynton 3-6, Murphy 1-3, Pitchford 0-1, Wilbekin 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—MVSU 32 (Cox 9), Florida 44 (Murphy, Young 8). Assists—MVSU 10 (Burwell 4), Florida 15 (Boynton, Young 4). Total fouls—MVSU 23, Florida 13. A—8,025.

VANDERBILT 99, LONGWOOD 71

LONGWOOD (4-7) — van der Kooij 3-7 0-0 6, Carter 9-17 0-0 20, Bowman 3-6 4-4 11, Washington 1-7 0-0 2, Carey 7-10 0-0 20, Taylor 1-3 0-0 2, Shockley 0-0 0-0 0, Robinson 1-4 5-6 7, Parker 1-2 0-0 3, Havenstein 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 26-59 9-10 71.

VANDERBILT (7-4) — Goulbourne 7-10 0-0 15, Tchiengang 3-7 1-2 7, Taylor 12-14 3-5 29, Tinsley 3-6 3-3 12, Jenkins 6-14 4-5 19, Johnson 2-5 1-1 6, Fuller 1-5 3-5 5, Smart 1-1 0-0 3, Noll 0-1 0-0 0, Parker 0-4 0-0 0, Moats 0-1 0-0 0, Siakam 0-0 0-0 0, Odom 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 36-71 15-21 99.

Halftime—Vanderbilt 52-33. Three-point goals—Longwood 10-20 (Carey 6-8, Carter 2-3, Parker 1-1, Bowman 1-1, Robinson 0-1, Washington 0-3, van der Kooij 0-3), Vanderbilt 12-29 (Tinsley 3-5, Jenkins 3-9, Taylor 2-2, Smart 1-1, Goulbourne 1-2, Odom 1-2, Johnson 1-3, Tchiengang 0-1, Moats 0-1, Parker 0-1, Fuller 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Longwood 32 (Carter 10), Vanderbilt 38 (Goulbourne 10). Assists—Longwood 14 (Bowman 5), Vanderbilt 13 (Tinsley 3). Total fouls—Longwood 18, Vanderbilt 10. A—12,886.

Tuesday's games

SEC

Samford at No. 3 Kentucky, 7; Mercer at Georgia, 7; UNC-Asheville at Tennessee, 7; Eastern Kentucky at Arkansas, 8

STATE

Charleston at No. 4 Louisville, 9; Hendrix at Transylvania, 7:30

TOP 25

Bucknell at No. 1 Syracuse, 7; Lamar at No. 2 Ohio State, 8:30; St. Francis at No. 13 Pittsburgh, 7

college women

Associated press poll

The top 25 teams in the The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 18, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. Baylor (40) 11-0 1,000 1

2. UConn 9-1 944 2

3. Notre Dame 10-1 926 3

4. Stanford 7-1 878 4

5. Maryland 11-0 825 5

6. Tennessee 7-2 802 6

7. Miami 9-1 758 7

8. Kentucky 10-1 692 8

9. Duke 7-2 657 9

10. Texas A&M 8-2 613 10

11. Ohio St. 10-0 585 12

12. Rutgers 10-2 546 11

13. Georgia 8-1 500 13

14. Louisville 10-2 483 14

15. Texas Tech 9-0 476 15

16. Penn St. 9-2 390 16

17. Georgetown 9-2 363 17

18. Green Bay 8-0 300 19

19. Delaware 8-0 259 21

20. Purdue 8-3 213 22

21. DePaul 10-2 204 23

22. Texas 8-2 162 24

23. North Carolina 7-2 114 18

24. Nebraska 10-1 110 25

25. Vanderbilt 10-1 103 20

Others receiving votes: Virginia 26, California 19, LSU 15, South Carolina 10, Arkansas 6, Northwestern 5, Georgia Tech 3, Gonzaga 3, Southern Cal 3, BYU 2, Michigan 2, Kansas 1, St. Bonaventure 1, Tulane 1.

Transylvania 78 St. Mary of the Woods 66

ST. MARY OF THE WOODS (6-4) — Taylor 1-3 2-2 4, Weaver 4-10 5-6 16, Allen 2-18 5-6 11, Shaner 6-15 6-8 18, Barron 5-5 0-0 11; Kelly 0-0 0-2 0, McLeish-Marietta 0-4 0-0 0, Woolems 2-5 2-3 6. Totals 20-60 20-27 66.

TRANSYLVANIA (4-5) — Lucas 2-9 8-10 13, McKenzie 7-15 4-6 18, Dobson 0-2 0-0 0, Gillespie 4-6 7-8 15, Coffman 3-9 2-2 8, Keise 0-0 0-0 0, Fant 3-7 6-8 12, V. Whitlock 2-3 4-5 8, Ullrich 0-0 0-0 0, Pharris 1-5 0-0 2, L. Whitlock 0-0 0-0 0, Thomas 0-1 0-0 0, Colliver 1-4 0-1 2. Totals 23-61 31-40 78.

Halftime—Transylvania 43-29. Three-point goals—St. Mary of the Woods 6-15 (Weaver 3-6, Allen 2-6, Barron 1-1, Shaner 0-1, McLeish-Marietta 0-1), Transylvania 1-8 (Lucas 1-4, McKenzie 0-1, Coffman 0-2, Fant 0-1). Fouled out—Woolems. Rebounds—St. Mary of the Woods 39 (Weaver 8), Transylvania 45 (McKenzie 11). Assists—St. Mary of the Woods 7 (Weaver 3), Transylvania 13 (Gillespie 6). Total fouls—St Mary of the Woods 28, Transylvania 23. A—175.

Oklahoma City 97, Pikeville 39

PIIKEVILLE (4-8) — Conley 9, Lyons 6, Smith 5, Jackson 5, Klee 4, Stamper 2, Coleman 2, Haney 2, Badgett 2, Wainscott 2. Totals 14-55 9-15 39.

OKLAHOMA CITY (9-0) — MacKenzie 17, Booze 15, Gober 12, Davis 10, Pugh 9, Goldwire 9, Kelly 8, Smith 8, Caldwell 7, Jeffries 2. Totals 39-75 11-18 97.

Halftime—Oklahoma City 48-16

Monday's scores

SEC

Alabama 65 Presbyterian 47

Mississippi 64 Murray State 59

No. 25 Gonzaga 71No. 12 Georgia 68

Arkansas 81 Morgan State 50

Mississippi St. 72 La-Lafayette 38

OVC

Wright State 74 SE Missouri St. 53

Georgia Tech 80 SIU Edwardsville 38

Mississippi 64 Murray State 59

Tennessee Tech 68 La-Monroe 64

STATE

Northern Kentucky 56 Tiffin 44

TOP 25

No. 14 Ohio State 88 Charlotte 58

No. 23 Delaware 68 Providence 47

No. 21 DePaul 73 Illinois State 54

Tuesday's games

SEC

No. 12 Georgia at Montana State, 6:30; Charleston Southern at Florida, 7; No. 6 Tennessee at No. 4 Stanford, 10

OVC

SE Missouri State at Longwood, 2:30; Murray State vs. Cleveland State at Oxford, Miss., 5; Georgia State at SIU Edwardsville, 6; Morehead State at East Tennessee State, 7; Eastern Kentucky at Jacksonville State, 8; Florida A&M at Valparaiso, 8:05; Florida A&M at Austin Peay, 8

STATE

Morehead State at East Tennessee State, 7; Thomas More at Bluffton, 6;

TOP 25

Oakland at No. 22 Purdue, noon; Southern Utah at No. 14 Ohio State, 2; Central Florida at No. 3 Notre Dame, 7; UNC-Wilmington at No. 9 Duke, 7; East Carolina at No. 16 North Carolina, 7; Grambling State at No. 24 Texas, 8; Ball State at No. 15 Green Bay, 8

Football

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

y-New England11 3 .786 437 297

N.Y. Jets 8 6 .571 346 315

Miami 5 9 .357 286 269

Buffalo 5 9 .357 311 371

South

y-Houston 10 4 .714 343 236

Tennessee 7 7 .500 279 278

Jacksonville 4 10 .286 207 293

Indianapolis 1 13 .071 211 395

North

x-Pittsburgh 10 3 .769 282 198

x-Baltimore 10 4 .714 334 236

Cincinnati 8 6 .571 305 283

Cleveland 4 10 .286 195 274

West

Denver 8 6 .571 292 343

Oakland 7 7 .500 317 382

San Diego 7 7 .500 358 313

Kansas City 6 8 .429 192 319

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

Dallas 8 6 .571 348 296

N.Y. Giants 7 7 .500 334 372

Philadelphia 6 8 .429 342 311

Washington 5 9 .357 252 300

South

x-New Orleans11 3 .786 457 306

Atlanta 9 5 .643 341 281

Carolina 5 9 .357 341 368

Tampa Bay 4 10 .286 247 401

North

y-Green Bay 13 1 .929 480 297

Detroit 9 5 .643 395 332

Chicago 7 7 .500 315 293

Minnesota 2 12 .143 294 406

West

y-San Francisco10 3 .769 307 182

Seattle 7 7 .500 284 273

Arizona 7 7 .500 273 305

St. Louis 2 12 .143 166 346

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Sunday's games

New Orleans 42, Minnesota 20

Seattle 38, Chicago 14

Cincinnati 20, St. Louis 13

Carolina 28, Houston 13

Kansas City 19, Green Bay 14

Indianapolis 27, Tennessee 13

Miami 30, Buffalo 23

Washington 23, N.Y. Giants 10

Detroit 28, Oakland 27

New England 41, Denver 23

Arizona 20, Cleveland 17, (OT)

Philadelphia 45, N.Y. Jets 19

San Diego 34, Baltimore 14

Monday's game

Pittsburgh at San Francisco (n)

Thursday, Dec. 22

Houston at Indianapolis, 8:20 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 24

Oakland at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

Denver at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Washington, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Miami at New England, 1 p.m.

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

Arizona at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.

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

San Francisco at Seattle, 4:15 p.m.

Philadelphia at Dallas, 4:15 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 25

Chicago at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 26

Atlanta at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m.

Chargers 34, Ravens 14

Sunday's late game

Baltimore 0 7 0 7 — 14

San Diego 7 10 14 3 — 34

First quarter: SD—Tolbert 2 run (Novak kick), 4:47. Second quarter: Bal—Dickson 15 pass from Flacco (Cundiff kick), 13:27. SD—FG Novak 45, 7:44. SD—Mathews 1 run (Novak kick), :19. Third quarter: SD—Floyd 28 pass from Rivers (Novak kick), 10:38. SD—Mathews 3 run (Novak kick), 4:05. Fourth quarter: SD—FG Novak 28, 4:28. Bal—T.Smith 36 pass from Flacco (Cundiff kick), 1:55.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Baltimore, Rice 10-57, R.Williams 3-20, Flacco 1-12. San Diego, Mathews 26-90, Tolbert 8-40, Jackson 1-9, Hester 2-6.

PASSING—Baltimore, Flacco 23-34-2-226, Taylor 1-1-0-18. San Diego, Rivers 17-23-0-270.

RECEIVING—Baltimore, Rice 9-55, T.Smith 6-77, Dickson 3-36, Pitta 3-25, Boldin 2-51, R.Williams 1-0. San Diego, Floyd 5-96, Jackson 3-84, Gates 2-31, Mathews 2-19, Tolbert 2-18, McMichael 2-9, V.Brown 1-13.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Baltimore, Cundiff 36 (WR). San Diego, Novak 37 (WR).

NAIA

Record Pts Pvs

1. Saint Xavier (Ill.) (15) 14-1 340 5

2. Carroll (Mont.) 13-2 326 2

3. Marian (Ind.) 12-1 315 1

4. Georgetown 12-1 300 3

5. Azusa Pacific (Calif.)9-3 283 8

6. MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)

10-3 279 4

7. Saint Francis (Ind.) 9-3 262 9

8. St. Francis (Ill.) 11-3 252 11

9. Morningside (Iowa) 9-3 227 6

10. Missouri Valley 9-2 224 7

11. Ottawa (Kan.) 9-3 206 10

12. Southern Nazarene (Okla.)

9-3 181 14

13. Benedictine (Kan.) 9-3 177 15

14. Bethel (Tenn.) 8-3 171 13

15. William Penn (Iowa) 9-2 152 16

16. Valley City State (N.D.)

9-2 149 12

17. Northwestern (Iowa)9-2 136 17

18. Grand View (Iowa) 8-4 131 18

19. Doane (Neb.) 8-2 97 20

19. Eastern Oregon 8-3 97 19

21. Baker (Kan.) 7-3 89 21

22. St. Ambrose (Iowa) 7-3 73 22

23. Langston (Okla.) 7-3 62 23

24. Cumberlands 7-3 48 24

25. Cumberland (Tenn.) 7-3 22 25

Hockey

nhl

Monday's games

Los Angeles 3, Toronto 2 (SO)

Boston 3, Montreal 2

Dallas 5, Anaheim 3

Philadelphia at Colorado (n)

Detroit at Edmonton (n)

Minnesota at Vancouver (n)

Tuesday's games

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Nashville at Washington, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Buffalo at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Winnipeg, 8:30 p.m.

Softball

college

2011 Kentucky schedule

Feb. 9—a-vs. UCLA, 6; 10—a-vs. UCLA, 2; vs. Pacific, 5; 11—a-vs. UCLA, 2:30; 17—b-vs. Maryland, 11 a.m.; b-vs. Wright State, 1; 18—b-vs. Long Island, 4; b-vs. Florida Atlantic, 8; 19—b-vs. Michigan, 11 a.m.; 24—c-vs. North Florida, 11:30 a.m.; c-vs. Jacksonville State, 1:30; 25—c-vs. Radford, 11:30 a.m.; c-vs. Georgia Southern, 3:30

March 2—d-vs. Texas A&M-CC, 1:30; d-vs. Stephen F. Austin, 6:30; 3—d-vs. Stephen F. Austin, 11 a.m.; d-vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, 1; 4—d-vs. Nicholls State, 10 a.m.; 9—ALABAMA, 6; 10—ALABAMA, 1; 11—ALABAMA, 1; 13—WESTERN ILLINOIS, 3; 16—e-NORTH CAROLINA STATE, 3; e-ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM, 5; 17—e-MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY, 1; 21—at Western Kentucky, 7; 23—at Auburn, TBA; 24—at Auburn, TBA; 25—at Auburn, TBA; 28—LOUISVILLE, 6; 30—at Tennessee, TBA; 31—at Tennessee, TBA

April 1—at Tennessee, TBA; 4—at Louisville, 6; 6—SOUTH CAROLINA, 6; 7—SOUTH CAROLINA, 1; 8—SOUTH CAROLINA, 1; 11—ARKANSAS, 4; ARKANSAS, 6; 13—GEORGIA, 6; 14—GEORGIA, 1; 15—GEORGIA, 1; 18—at Mississippi, TBA; MISSISSIPPI, TBA; 20—at Mississippi State, TBA; 21—at Mississippi State, TBA; 22—at Mississippi State, TBA; 24—MOREHEAD STATE, 4; 27—at Florida, 6; 28—at Florida, 1; 29—at Florida, 1

May 4—LOUISIANA STATE, 6; 5—LOUISIANA STATE, 1; 6—LOUISIANA STATE 1; 10-12—Southeastern Conference Tournament at Tuscaloosa, Ala.; 17-20—NCAA Regionals (time and location TBA); 24-27—NCAA Super Regionals (time and location TBA)

May 30-June 6—College World Series at Oklahoma City, Okla.

a—Stacy Winsbery Memorial Tournament at Los Angeles; b—Florida Atlantic Tournament at Boca Raton, Fla.; c—Georgia Southern Invitational at Statesboro, Ga.; d—Ragin' Cajuns Invitational at Lafayette, La.; e—University of Kentucky Tournament

Odds

glantz-culver line

NFL

Thursday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

Houston 6½ 6½ at Indianapolis

Saturday

at Kansas City 1 Pk Oakland

Denver 3 3 at Buffalo

at Tennessee 7½ 8½ Jacksonville

at Cincinnati 5½ 4½ Arizona

at New England 10½ 10 Miami

at Baltimore 13½ 13½ Cleveland

at N.Y. Jets 3 3 N.Y. Giants

at Washington 5½ 6 Minnesota

at Carolina 7 7 Tampa Bay

at Pittsburgh Off Off St. Louis

at Detroit 3 3 San Diego

at Seattle Off Off San Francisco

at Dallas 3 3 Philadelphia

Sunday

at Green Bay Off Off Chicago

Monday

at New Orleans 6½ 7 Atlanta

Off Key: Pittsburgh and San Francisco played Dec. 19; Green Bay may rest players

NCAA Football

Tuesday, Dec. 20

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

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

Fla. International4½ 4 Marshall

Wednesday, Dec. 21

Poinsettia Bowl at San Diego

TCU 11 10 Louisiana Tech

Thursday, Dec. 22

MAACO Bowl at Las Vegas

Boise St. 11½ 14 Arizona St.

Saturday, Dec. 24

Hawaii Bowl at Honolulu

Southern Miss. 5½ 6 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.

N.C. 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 9½ 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 13½ 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 3 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 6½ 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 3½ 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

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

St. Bonaventure-x 1 NC State

at Miami (Ohio) 5½ Evansville

at Richmond 5 Old Dominion

Idaho 1 at Wright St.

at VCU 9 UAB

at Nebraska 13½ Cent. Michigan

at N. Iowa 6 Ohio

Valparaiso 12 at N. Illinois

at Louisiana Tech Pk Northeastern

at Illinois St. 10½ UALR

at BYU 11½ Buffalo

at Gonzaga 13½ Butler

at San Jose St. 7 UC Davis

at UCLA 16 UC Irvine

Kent St.-y 12½ St. Peter's

Manhattan 11 at Towson

at Kentucky 36 Samford

at Bradley 4½ W. Carolina

at Arkansas 11½ E. Kentucky

at Louisville 18 Coll. of Charleston

at New Mexico 21½ Montana St.

at Saint Mary's (Cal) 16½ E. Washington

at Syracuse 19½ Bucknell

at Purdue 21½ IPFW

at Troy 5 S. Utah

at Arizona 9½ Oakland

at Ohio St. 23 Lamar

x-at Rochester, N.Y.; y-at Logan, Utah

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