Other Sports

Scoreboard: Dec. 25

Transactions

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

MIAMI HEAT—Waived G Eddie House.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER—Waived G Nate Robinson.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

OTTAWA SENATORS—Reassigned F Mike Hoffman to Binghamton (AHL).

COLLEGE

VIRGINIA—Announced redshirt freshman basketball F James Johnson will transfer.

Baseball

mlb

calendar

Jan. 9 — Hall of Fame voting announced, New York.

Jan. 11-12 — Owners' meetings, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Jan. 13 — Salary arbitrating filing.

Jan. 17 — Exchange of salary arbitration figures.

Feb. 1-21 — Salary arbitration hearings, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Feb. 19 — Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players.

Feb. 24 — Voluntary reporting date for other players.

March 2 — Mandatory reporting date.

March 2-11 — Teams may renew contracts of unsigned players.

March 19 — Last day to place a player on unconditional release waivers and pay 30 days termination pay instead of 45 days.

April 2 — Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2012 salary.

April 4 — Opening day, St. Louis at Miami. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.

Basketball

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 0 0 .000 —

New Jersey 0 0 .000 —

New York 0 0 .000 —

Philadelphia 0 0 .000 —

Toronto 0 0 .000 —

Southeast Division

Atlanta 0 0 .000 —

Charlotte 0 0 .000 —

Miami 0 0 .000 —

Orlando 0 0 .000 —

Washington 0 0 .000 —

Central Division

Chicago 0 0 .000 —

Cleveland 0 0 .000 —

Detroit 0 0 .000 —

Indiana 0 0 .000 —

Milwaukee 0 0 .000 —

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Dallas 0 0 .000 —

Houston 0 0 .000 —

Memphis 0 0 .000 —

New Orleans 0 0 .000 —

San Antonio 0 0 .000 —

Northwest Division

Denver 0 0 .000 —

Minnesota 0 0 .000 —

Oklahoma City 0 0 .000 —

Portland 0 0 .000 —

Utah 0 0 .000 —

Pacific Division

Golden State 0 0 .000 —

L.A. Clippers 0 0 .000 —

L.A. Lakers 0 0 .000 —

Phoenix 0 0 .000 —

Sacramento 0 0 .000 —

Sunday's games

Boston at New York, noon

Miami at Dallas, 2:30 p.m.

Chicago at L.A. Lakers, 5 p.m.

Orlando at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Monday's games

Toronto at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Houston at Orlando, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at Washington, 7 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Denver at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

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

New Orleans at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Philadelphia at Portland, 10 p.m.

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

Tuesday's games

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

Boston at Miami, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.

Sacramento at Portland, 10 p.m.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 28

Indiana at Toronto, 6 p.m.

Miami at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Washington at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Cleveland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Boston at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Utah at Denver, 9 p.m.

Philadelphia at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

New York at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Calendar

Dec. 25—Start of regular season.

Feb. 6—10-day contracts can be signed

Feb. 10—All contracts guaranteed for remainder of the season

Feb. 24-26—All-Star game, Orlando, Fla.

April 26 — Regular season ends

April 27 — Rosters set for playoffs, 3 p.m.

April 28—Playoffs begin.

April 29—Draft early entry eligibility deadline, 11:59 p.m.

May 30—Draft lottery

June 12—NBA Finals begin (possible move up to June 10)

June 18—Draft early entry withdrawal deadline, 5:00 p.m.

June 26—Last possible date for the finals

June 28—NBA draft

July 1-10—Moratorium period

July 11—Teams may begin signing free agents.

college men

HAWAII 84, No. 14 XAVIER 82 (OT)

Friday's game

XAVIER (8-3) — Davis 1-2 0-0 3, Taylor 3-6 2-4 8, Lyons 7-12 2-4 18, Redford 0-4 0-0 0, Martin 3-8 0-0 8, Robinson 0-3 0-0 0, Frease 6-11 1-5 13, Holloway 7-16 8-12 26, Walker 3-4 0-0 6. Totals 30-66 13-25 82.

HAWAII (6-5) — Miles 0-0 0-0 0, Jefferson 0-2 0-2 0, Johnson 5-15 2-2 14, Stokes 1-4 1-2 4, Thomas 8-11 8-12 24, Ostrowski 2-5 1-2 5, Rozitis 1-1 0-0 2, Joaquim 7-15 6-8 20, Brereton 6-7 0-2 13, Wiseman 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 31-65 18-30 84.

Halftime—Xavier 45-34. End of regulation—Tied 77. Three-point goals—Xavier 9-24 (Holloway 4-8, Lyons 2-5, Martin 2-5, Davis 1-2, Redford 0-4), Hawaii 4-13 (Johnson 2-9, Stokes 1-1, Brereton 1-2, Thomas 0-1). Fouled out—Frease. Rebounds—Xavier 46 (Martin 9), Hawaii 39 (Thomas 9). Assists—Xavier 10 (Holloway 6), Hawaii 16 (Ostrowski 7). Total fouls—Xavier 28, Hawaii 22. Technicals—Xavier Bench, Joaquim. A—6,836.

LONG BEACH ST. 64, AUBURN 43

Friday's game

LONG BEACH ST. (7-5) — Phelps 5-8 3-4 13, Ennis 1-5 3-4 6, Robinson 2-7 2-2 6, Anderson 5-6 4-5 16, Ware 2-10 7-9 13, Caffey 3-3 0-1 6, Jackson 0-0 0-0 0, Dervisevic 2-5 0-0 4, Vantrimpont 0-1 0-0 0, Starkey 0-1 0-0 0, Shepherd 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 20-47 19-25 64.

AUBURN (8-2) — Langford 1-2 0-0 2, Ward 1-7 2-2 4, Gabriel 2-11 2-2 7, Sullivan 8-16 0-0 22, Chubb 1-8 2-2 4, Denson 0-1 0-0 0, McAfee 0-3 0-0 0, Wallace 0-0 0-0 0, Neysmith 0-3 0-0 0, Johnson 1-4 0-0 2, Forbes 1-2 0-0 2, Kouassi 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 15-57 6-6 43.

Halftime—Long Beach St. 32-22. Three-point goals—Long Beach St. 5-15 (Anderson 2-2, Ware 2-8, Ennis 1-3, Dervisevic 0-1, Starkey 0-1), Auburn 7-21 (Sullivan 6-9, Gabriel 1-6, Langford 0-1, McAfee 0-1, Johnson 0-2, Ward 0-2). Fouled out—Chubb. Rebounds—Long Beach St. 43 (Robinson 9), Auburn 25 (Sullivan 6). Assists—Long Beach St. 8 (Ware 3), Auburn 6 (Langford 3). Total fouls—Long Beach St. 10, Auburn 19. A—n/a.

sunday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Auburn vs. UTEP at Honolulu, Hawaii, 7:30

TOP 25No. 14 Xavier vs. Southern Ill. at Honolulu, Hawaii, 2

college women

friday's late score

TOP 25

No. 18 Green Bay 65 Wisconsin 49

sunday's games

No games scheduled

High school boys

friday's late scores

Collegiate 73 Waggener 56

Gallatin Co. 58 Carroll Co. 46

Greenup Co. 62 Boyd Co. 33

Hancock Co. 59 Butler Co. 56

Broad Ripple (Ind.) 58 Central 43

North Laurel 39 Casey Co. 37

Raceland 64 Hannan (W.Va.) 41

Russellville 71 Warren East 66

Switzerland Co. (Ind.) 56 Villa Madonna 33

Football

nfl

injury report

The updated National Football League injury report, as provided by the league:

CHICAGO BEARS at GREEN BAY PACKERS—BEARS: OUT: QB Jay Cutler (right thumb), RB Matt Forte (knee). DOUBTFUL: RB Marion Barber (calf). QUESTIONABLE: LB Lance Briggs (ankle), WR Devin Hester (ankle), DT Henry Melton (shin). PROBABLE: TE Kellen Davis (back). PACKERS: OUT: T Bryan Bulaga (knee), T Chad Clifton (hamstring, back), WR Greg Jennings (knee), DE Ryan Pickett (concussion). QUESTIONABLE: DE Mike Neal (shoulder). PROBABLE: LB Desmond Bishop (calf), NT Howard Green (foot), RB Brandon Saine (concussion), RB James Starks (knee, ankle).

ATLANTA FALCONS at NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—FALCONS: DNP: CB Kelvin Hayden (toe), WR Kerry Meier (goin), LB Stephen Nicholas (toe), RB Jason Snelling (illness). LIMITED: WR Harry Douglas (groin), CB Brent Grimes (knee), LB Curtis Lofton (ankle), DT Corey Peters (knee), T Will Svitek (groin), RB Michael Turner (groin). FULL: DE John Abraham (not injury related), TE Tony Gonzalez (not injury related), C Todd McClure (not injury related), CB Christopher Owens (hand). SAINTS: DNP: G Jahri Evans (knee), RB Mark Ingram (toe), WR Lance Moore (hamstring). LIMITED: LB Jonathan Casillas (knee), DT Sedrick Ellis (hamstring), DT Aubrayo Franklin (ankle), LB Ramon Humber (knee), LB Jonathan Vilma (knee).

College

Hawaii Bowl

Nevada vs. No. 22 Southern Miss (n)

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

N.Y. Rangers 21 8 4 46 99 72

Philadelphia 21 9 4 46 118 99

Pittsburgh 20 11 4 44 114 91

New Jersey 19 14 1 39 95 99

N.Y. Islanders 11 16 6 28 77 108

Northeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 23 9 1 47 119 63

Toronto 18 13 4 40 110 113

Ottawa 17 14 5 39 111 122

Buffalo 16 15 3 35 92 101

Montreal 13 16 7 33 88 101

Southeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Florida 18 11 7 43 94 98

Winnipeg 16 14 5 37 96 104

Washington 17 14 2 36 98 101

Tampa Bay 14 17 3 31 90 116

Carolina 11 19 6 28 91 121

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 22 9 4 48 118 102

St. Louis 20 10 4 44 87 74

Detroit 21 12 1 43 111 78

Nashville 18 13 4 40 95 99

Columbus 9 21 4 22 85 117

Northwest Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Minnesota 20 11 5 45 86 82

Vancouver 21 12 2 44 115 85

Calgary 17 15 4 38 90 98

Colorado 18 17 1 37 96 105

Edmonton 15 16 3 33 93 91

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

San Jose 19 10 3 41 95 77

Dallas 20 13 1 41 92 96

Phoenix 18 14 3 39 92 92

Los Angeles 16 14 5 37 76 85

Anaheim 9 19 6 24 80 113

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

Friday's games

New Jersey 4, Washington 3 (SO)

San Jose 2, Los Angeles 1 (SO)

Boston 8, Florida 0

Toronto 5, N.Y. Islanders 3

N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 2

Carolina 2, Ottawa 1 (OT)

Pittsburgh 4, Winnipeg 1

Dallas 6, Nashville 3

Colorado 2, Tampa Bay 1 (OT)

St. Louis 3, Phoenix 2

Calgary 3, Vancouver 1 Saturday's games

No games scheduled

Sunday's games

No games scheduled

Monday's games

Colorado at Minnesota, 6 p.m.

Washington at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

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

New Jersey at Carolina, 7 p.m.

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

Detroit at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Columbus at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Edmonton at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Phoenix at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Leaders

GOALS

GP G

Marian Gaborik NY Rangers 33 21

Phil Kessel Toronto 35 20

James Neal Pittsburgh 35 20

Steven Stamkos Tampa Bay 34 20

Jonathan Toews Chicago 35 20

Milan Michalek Ottawa 31 19

Patrick Sharp Chicago 35 18

Claude Giroux Philadelphia 30 17

Thomas Vanek Buffalo 34 17

Scott Hartnell Philadelphia 34 16

Joffrey Lupul Toronto 35 16

Matt Moulson NY Islanders 33 16

Kris Versteeg Florida 35 16

Radim Vrbata Phoenix 35 16

Assists

GP A

Henrik Sedin Vancouver 35 31

Erik Karlsson Ottawa 36 29

Claude Giroux Philadelphia 30 26

Jason Pominville Buffalo 34 26

Daniel Sedin Vancouver 34 26

Pavel Datsyuk Detroit 34 25

Patrick Kane Chicago 35 25

Evgeni Malkin Pittsburgh 28 25

Jason Spezza Ottawa 36 25

Plus/Minus

GP +

Tyler Seguin Boston 32 26

Brad Marchand Boston 33 25

Michael Del Zotto NY Rangers 33 22

Alex Steen St Louis 34 22

Ian White Detroit 30 22

Patrice Bergeron Boston 33 21

Zdeno Chara Boston 31 21

Marian Hossa Chicago 34 21

goals against

GP GA AVG

Brian Elliott St Louis 18 27 1.55

Tuukka Rask Boston 12 19 1.66

Jean-Sebastien Giguere Colorado 14 23 1.79

Tim Thomas Boston 23 40 1.84

Jimmy Howard Detroit 29 57 1.99

Outdoors

solar-lunar table

This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones (bold indicates best days).

DEC. 25-Dec. 31

Sunday 1:00 p.m 1:30 a.m.

Monday 2:00 p.m. 2:25 a.m.

Tuesday 2:50 p.m. 3:10 a.m.

Wednesday 3:30 p.m. 3:55 a.m.

Thursday 4:20 p.m. 4:40 a.m.

Friday 5:00 p.m. 5:20 a.m.

Saturday 5:45 p.m. 6:05 a.m.

JAN. 1-8

Sunday 6:30 p.m. 6:50 a.m.

Monday 7:10 p.m. 7:30 a.m.

Tuesday 7:55 p.m. 8:20 a.m.

Wednesday 8:45 p.m. 9:05 a.m.

Thursday 9:30 p.m. 9:55 a.m.

Friday 10:25 p.m. 10:50 a.m.

Saturday 11:15 p.m. 11:40 a.m.Sunday 12:10 a.m.---------

Odds

glantz-culver line

NFL

Favorite Open Sat. Underdog

at Green Bay 12½ 12 Chicago

Monday

at New Orleans 6½ 6½ Atlanta

NCAA Football

Monday

Independence Bowl at Shreveport, La.

Missouri 3½ 5½ North Carolina

Tuesday

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl at Detroit

Purdue 2½ 2½ W. Michigan

Belk Bowl at Charlotte, N.C.

N.C. State 1½ 1½ Louisville

Wednesday, Dec. 28

Military Bowl at Washington

Toledo 3 3½ 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 1½ 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 3 Utah

Fight Hunger Bowl at San Francisco

Illinois 3 2½ UCLA

Liberty Bowl at Memphis

Vanderbilt 1½ 2 Cincinnati

Chick - fil - A Bowl at Atlanta

Auburn 1 2½ Virginia

Monday, Jan. 2

TicketCity Bowl at Dallas

Houston 7 6 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

Alabama 1 1 LSU

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