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Scoreboard: Dec. 27

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BASEBALL

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Agreed to terms with LHP Andy Sonnanstine and RHP Manny Corpas on one-year contracts.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

HOUSTON ROCKETS—Signed C Samuel Dalembert to a multi-year contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Signed OT Daniel Baldridge from the practice squad. Placed DE Matt Roth and CB Ashton Youboty on injured reserve.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Recalled F Brandon Pirri from Rockford (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Recalled LW Dane Byers from Springfield (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES—Recalled G Curtis McElhinney and F Patrick O'Sullivan from Portland (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES—Recalled F Adam Cracknell from Peoria (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS—Signed coach Ron Wilson to a contract extension.

Basketball

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 1 0 1.000 —

New Jersey 1 0 1.000 —

Toronto 1 0 1.000 —

Philadelphia 0 0 .000 ½

Boston 0 1 .000 1

Southeast Division

Charlotte 1 0 1.000 —

Miami 1 0 1.000 —

Orlando 1 1 .500 ½

Atlanta 0 0 .000 ½

Washington 0 1 .000 1

Central Division

Indiana 1 0 1.000 —

Chicago 1 0 1.000 —

Cleveland 0 1 .000 1

Milwaukee 0 1 .000 1

Detroit 0 1 .000 1

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 1 0 1.000 —

New Orleans 0 0 .000 ½

Memphis 0 1 .000 1

Houston 0 1 .000 1

Dallas 0 2 .000 1½

Northwest Division

Oklahoma City 2 0 1.000 —

Denver 1 0 1.000 ½

Portland 0 0 .000 1

Utah 0 0 .000 1

Minnesota 0 1 .000 1½

Pacific Division

L.A. Clippers 1 0 1.000 —

Phoenix 0 0 .000 ½

Sacramento 0 0 .000 ½

L.A. Lakers 0 1 .000 1

Golden State 0 1 .000 1

Sunday's late game

L.A. Clippers 105, Golden State 86

Monday's games

Toronto 104, Cleveland 96

Charlotte 96, Milwaukee 95

Indiana 91, Detroit 79

Orlando 104, Houston 95

New Jersey 90, Washington 84

Oklahoma City 104, Minnesota 100

Denver 115, Dallas 93

San Antonio 95, Memphis 82

New Orleans at Phoenix (n)

L.A. Lakers at Sacramento (n)

Philadelphia at Portland (n)

Chicago at Golden State (n)

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.

Raptors 104, Cavaliers 96

TORONTO (104) — Butler 1-4 0-0 3, A.Johnson 5-7 3-4 13, Bargnani 5-12 2-2 13, Calderon 5-9 2-2 15, DeRozan 7-13 1-2 15, J.Johnson 2-4 0-0 5, Barbosa 5-14 3-3 14, Bayless 4-8 0-0 10, Davis 7-7 0-0 14, Magloire 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 42-79 11-13 104.

CLEVELAND (96) — Casspi 0-4 2-2 2, Jamison 6-20 3-6 15, Varejao 6-12 2-3 14, Irving 2-12 1-1 6, Parker 3-3 0-0 8, Sessions 6-12 4-5 18, Gee 5-7 2-3 13, T.Thompson 4-6 6-8 14, Gibson 3-6 0-0 6, Hollins 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 35-85 20-28 96.

Toronto 23 29 26 26—104

Cleveland 23 19 28 26— 96

Three-point goals—Toronto 9-21 (Calderon 3-5, Bayless 2-3, J.Johnson 1-1, Barbosa 1-3, Butler 1-4, Bargnani 1-4, DeRozan 0-1), Cleveland 6-20 (Parker 2-2, Sessions 2-4, Gee 1-2, Irving 1-5, Casspi 0-3, Jamison 0-4). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Toronto 49 (A.Johnson 13), Cleveland 48 (Varejao 10). Assists—Toronto 35 (Calderon 11), Cleveland 21 (Irving 7). Total fouls—Toronto 22, Cleveland 16. Technicals—Toronto defensive three-second, Cleveland defensive three-second. A—20,562 (20,562).

Magic 104, Rockets 95

HOUSTON (95) — Budinger 1-5 1-1 3, Scola 8-18 3-4 19, Hill 3-3 0-0 6, Lowry 5-12 9-10 20, Martin 1-10 2-2 4, Dalembert 5-6 0-0 10, Williams 5-12 1-2 13, Adrien 0-0 0-0 0, Dragic 2-4 0-0 5, Lee 6-10 1-1 15, Morris 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 36-82 17-20 95.

ORLANDO (104) — Turkoglu 10-14 0-0 23, Anderson 3-9 0-0 8, Howard 9-15 3-5 21, Nelson 1-6 0-0 2, J.Richardson 5-8 0-0 10, Redick 8-12 1-1 20, Davis 5-11 3-4 13, Wafer 1-4 0-0 2, Duhon 2-4 0-0 5, Harper 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 44-83 7-10 104.

Houston 23 27 23 22— 95

Orlando 27 26 24 27—104

Three-point goals—Houston 6-27 (Lee 2-3, Williams 2-5, Dragic 1-2, Lowry 1-6, Morris 0-2, Budinger 0-3, Martin 0-6), Orlando 9-22 (Turkoglu 3-4, Redick 3-4, Anderson 2-8, Duhon 1-1, Nelson 0-1, J.Richardson 0-2, Wafer 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Houston 47 (Scola, Lowry 7), Orlando 44 (Howard 7). Assists—Houston 26 (Lowry 12), Orlando 19 (Nelson 6). Total fouls—Houston 17, Orlando 15. Technicals—Houston defensive three-second, Redick. A—18,846 (18,500).

Pacers 91, Pistons 79

DETROIT (79) — Prince 3-10 0-0 6, Jerebko 7-11 3-4 17, Monroe 3-7 2-2 8, Stuckey 5-11 5-5 17, Gordon 4-14 5-6 14, Knight 3-9 0-0 9, Maxiell 0-2 0-0 0, Daye 0-3 0-0 0, Wallace 1-3 0-0 2, Bynum 1-5 3-4 6. Totals 27-75 18-21 79.

INDIANA (91) — Granger 6-18 2-4 16, West 3-12 5-6 11, Hibbert 6-11 4-5 16, Collison 3-11 0-0 8, George 3-8 4-4 12, Hill 2-7 0-0 4, Hansbrough 6-14 3-4 15, Stephenson 0-0 2-2 2, Jones 3-6 0-0 7. Totals 32-87 20-25 91.

Detroit 17 21 20 21—79

Indiana 26 2624 15—91

Three-point goals—Detroit 7-19 (Knight 3-6, Stuckey 2-3, Bynum 1-2, Gordon 1-4, Prince 0-1, Daye 0-1, Jerebko 0-2), Indiana 7-15 (George 2-3, Collison 2-3, Granger 2-4, Jones 1-1, Hill 0-4). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Detroit 48 (Monroe, Daye, Wallace 7), Indiana 63 (Hibbert 14). Assists—Detroit 17 (Stuckey 6), Indiana 20 (Collison 5). Total fouls—Detroit 19, Indiana 20. A—18,165 (18,165).

Bobcats 96, Bucks 95

MILWAUKEE (95) — Jackson 1-5 3-3 6, Ilyasova 1-4 0-0 2, Bogut 7-14 3-4 17, Jennings 8-21 3-3 22, Dunleavy 3-12 4-4 13, Gooden 1-4 2-2 4, Livingston 6-10 2-3 14, Udrih 5-12 2-4 13, Sanders 2-2 0-0 4, Leuer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-84 19-23 95.

CHARLOTTE (96) — Maggette 6-15 0-1 12, White 3-6 2-2 8, Diaw 4-9 0-0 9, Augustin 7-16 3-4 19, Henderson 7-14 3-3 18, Walker 3-10 7-7 13, Biyombo 0-0 0-0 0, Brown 1-1 0-2 2, Mullens 5-7 0-0 10, Carroll 2-5 1-2 5, Diop 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 38-86 16-21 96.

Milwaukee 27 25 14 29—95

Charlotte 19 22 30 25—96

Three-point goals—Milwaukee 8-23 (Jennings 3-6, Dunleavy 3-8, Jackson 1-4, Udrih 1-4, Gooden 0-1), Charlotte 4-19 (Augustin 2-8, Diaw 1-2, Henderson 1-2, Maggette 0-2, Walker 0-2, Carroll 0-3). Fouled out—Jackson. Rebounds—Milwaukee 46 (Ilyasova, Bogut 9), Charlotte 61 (Diaw 11). Assists—Milwaukee 21 (Livingston 6), Charlotte 27 (Diaw 9). Total fouls—Milwaukee 20, Charlotte 20. Technicals—Gooden, Jackson, Milwaukee defensive three-second, Charlotte defensive three-second. Flagrant fouls—Gooden, Diop. Ejected—Gooden. A—17,173 (19,077).

Nets 90, Wizards 84

NEW JERSEY (90) — James 2-7 2-2 6, Humphries 9-14 3-4 21, Petro 5-8 1-2 11, D.Williams 8-20 3-3 23, Morrow 4-13 6-6 16, Okur 0-3 0-0 0, Sha.Williams 0-3 0-0 0, Farmar 0-1 0-0 0, She.Williams 0-1 0-0 0, Brooks 3-7 0-0 6, Gaines 3-7 1-3 7, Stevenson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-84 16-20 90.

WASHINGTON (84) — Lewis 2-8 5-6 9, Blatche 5-13 1-2 11, McGee 5-11 1-6 11, Wall 3-13 7-13 13, Crawford 7-12 1-1 15, Turiaf 1-1 0-0 2, Young 6-9 4-4 16, Singleton 1-3 0-0 3, Mack 0-2 0-0 0, Booker 0-1 2-2 2, Mason 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 31-74 21-34 84.

New Jersey 13 24 29 24—90

Washington 26 19 22 17—84

Three-point goals—New Jersey 6-24 (D.Williams 4-11, Morrow 2-6, Okur 0-1, Brooks 0-1, Gaines 0-2, Sha.Williams 0-3), Washington 1-8 (Singleton 1-2, Mack 0-1, Crawford 0-2, Lewis 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—New Jersey 65 (Humphries 16), Washington 45 (Blatche, Wall 8). Assists—New Jersey 16 (D.Williams 8), Washington 11 (Wall 6). Total fouls—New Jersey 26, Washington 17. Technicals—Blatche. A—17,102 (20,173).

Thunder 104, Timberwolves 100

OKLAHOMA CITY (104) — Durant 12-23 7-7 33, Ibaka 3-7 0-0 6, Perkins 1-4 2-2 4, Westbrook 10-21 8-8 28, Sefolosha 0-2 4-4 4, Collison 1-2 3-4 5, Harden 5-9 5-6 16, Maynor 0-2 0-0 0, Mohammed 1-2 0-0 2, Cook 2-6 0-0 6. Totals 35-78 29-31 104.

MINNESOTA (100) — Beasley 11-27 2-3 24, Love 6-14 9-12 22, Milicic 4-6 4-6 12, Ridnour 1-3 0-0 2, Johnson 2-4 0-0 5, Barea 6-11 1-1 14, Tolliver 0-3 0-0 0, Rubio 2-3 2-2 6, Williams 6-14 1-2 13, Randolph 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 39-87 19-26 100.

Oklahoma City 23 29 26 26—104

Minnesota 24 22 26 28—100

Three-point goals—Oklahoma City 5-16 (Durant 2-5, Cook 2-5, Harden 1-3, Sefolosha 0-1, Westbrook 0-2), Minnesota 3-22 (Johnson 1-3, Love 1-3, Barea 1-3, Rubio 0-1, Ridnour 0-2, Tolliver 0-3, Beasley 0-3, Williams 0-4). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Oklahoma City 47 (Perkins 8), Minnesota 53 (Love 12). Assists—Oklahoma City 18 (Westbrook 6), Minnesota 22 (Rubio 6). Total fouls—Oklahoma City 26, Minnesota 24. Technicals—Minnesota defensive three-second 2. A—19,406 (19,356).

Nuggets 115, Mavericks 93

DENVER (115) — Gallinari 4-10 6-6 15, Mozgov 0-1 1-2 1, Nene 4-8 0-0 8, Lawson 10-15 4-4 27, Afflalo 4-8 2-2 11, Miller 6-8 4-4 18, Harrington 7-13 2-2 18, Fernandez 2-8 3-6 8, Andersen 0-3 4-4 4, Brewer 2-5 1-4 5, Koufos 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-79 27-34 115.

DALLAS (93) — Marion 1-5 0-0 2, Nowitzki 7-14 6-6 20, Haywood 3-5 1-4 7, Kidd 4-9 0-0 12, West 1-5 0-0 2, Terry 3-8 0-0 6, Carter 3-6 3-4 11, Odom 1-10 4-5 6, Mahinmi 1-2 1-2 3, Beaubois 3-5 2-2 10, Jones 0-1 0-0 0, Cardinal 1-2 0-0 2, Williams 4-4 4-4 12. Totals 32-76 21-27 93.

Denver 32 37 28 18—115

Dallas 23 19 26 25— 93

Three-point goals—Denver 10-27 (Lawson 3-6, Miller 2-2, Harrington 2-5, Afflalo 1-2, Gallinari 1-5, Fernandez 1-7), Dallas 8-27 (Kidd 4-8, Beaubois 2-2, Carter 2-3, Marion 0-1, Jones 0-1, Cardinal 0-1, West 0-2, Terry 0-2, Nowitzki 0-2, Odom 0-5). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Denver 50 (Gallinari, Nene 7), Dallas 47 (Odom 7). Assists—Denver 18 (Miller 5), Dallas 19 (Terry, Kidd, West 4). Total fouls—Denver 18, Dallas 28. Technicals—Fernandez, Denver defensive three-second 2, Terry. A—20,408 (19,200).

College men

Tuesday's Schedule

(All times p.m.)

SEC — Winthrop at Georgia, 7

TOP 25 — Md.-Eastern Shore at No. 23 Virginia, 7; No. 22 Pittsburgh at Notre Dame, 7; No. 11 Wisconsin at Nebraska, 9

EAST — Providence at St. John's, 7

SOUTH — Belhaven at Southern Miss., 8

MIDWEST — Minnesota at Illinois, 7:30; Texas Southern at Saint Louis, 8; Eureka at W. Illinois, 8:30

SOUTHWEST — New Orleans at North Texas, 8; Cal-St. Bakersfield at Texas Tech, 8

FAR WEST — Vanguard at Loyola Marymount, 10

College women

Tuesday's schedule

(All times p.m.)

EAST Youngstown St. at Stony Brook, 7

MIDWEST — William Woods at W. Illinois, 6; Texas A&M-CC at Indiana, 7; Toledo at Northwestern, 7

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. 25, 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 Prv

1. Baylor (40) 12-0 1,000 1

2. Connecticut 10-1 949 2

3. Notre Dame 11-1 927 3

4. Stanford 9-1 881 4

5. Maryland 11-0 837 5

6. Kentucky 11-1 756 8

7. Tennessee 7-3 728 6

8. Duke 8-2 703 9

9. Ohio St. 13-0 651 11

10. Texas A&M 8-2 639 10

11. Rutgers 10-2 578 12

12. Miami 9-2 521 7

13. Texas Tech 10-0 510 15

14. Louisville 11-2 491 14

15. Georgetown 10-2 487 17

16. Penn St. 10-2 401 16

17. Georgia 10-2 339 13

18. Green Bay 10-0 323 18

19. Delaware 9-0 262 19

20. Purdue 10-3 212 20

21. DePaul 12-2 211 21

22. Texas 9-2 166 22

23. Nebraska 11-1 110 24

24. North Carolina 8-2 106 23

25. Vanderbilt 11-1 94 25

Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 28, Virginia 28, California 22, LSU 14, South Carolina 10, Arkansas 7, Georgia Tech 4, BYU 2, Kansas 1, Northwestern 1, St. Bonaventure 1.

High school boys

Republic Bank Holiday Classic

A t Lexington Catholic

Monday

Moore 56 Franklin Co. 49

Pulaski Co. 62 North Oldham 46

St. Xavier 60 Lafayette 49

Louisville Trinity 73 North Hardin 43

Simon Kenton 58 Fayette, Ga. 53

Bardstown 78 Houston, Tenn. 65

Glasgow 65 John Hardin 45

Tuesday

Winner's bracket at Bueter Gym

Scott vs. Pulaski County, noon; Lakota West, Ohio vs. Simon Kenton, 1:30 p.m.; Central vs. Bardstown, 3 p.m.; Moore vs. Bedford, N.H., 4:30 p.m.; Lexington Catholic vs. Fleming County, 6:30 p.m.; Henry Clay vs. Glasgow, 8 p.m.

Consolation bracket at Alumni Gym

North Hardin vs. Lafayette, noon; Franklin County vs. North Oldham, 1:30; Fayette, Ga. vs. John Hardin, 3 p.m.

Wednesday: St. X.-Lafayette winner vs. Central-Bardstown winner, 3:30 p.m.; Henry Clay-Glasgow winner vs. Bedford-Moore winner, 5; LexCath-Fleming winner vs. Scott-Pulaski, 6:30; Louisville Trinity vs. Lakota West-Simon Kenton winner, 8.

Thursday: Semifinals, 6:30 and 8 p.m.

Friday: Finals, 7 p.m.

Bracken Co. Holiday Classic

Anderson Co. 77 Deming 42

Augusta 72 Cordia 60

Bracken Co. 63 Nicholas Co. 40

North Laurel 72 Casey Co. 41

Anderson Co. 77, Deming 42

Bracken Co. Holiday Tournament

Anderson Co. (8-0) — Carmichael 8, Sutherland 2, Smith 6, Cummins 5, King 3, Laswell 10, Mann 9, Lindsey 2, Estes 2, Hall 7, Gordon 10, Cox 4, Ruggles 7, Harvey 2.

Deming (4-6) — Curtis 4, Schalch 15, Ju. Pilosky 3, Jo. Pilosky 10, Cooper 3, Earlywine 4, Edwards 3.

Anderson Co. 21 20 17 19—77

Deming 6 11 12 13—42

Augusta 72, Cordia 60

Bracken Co. Holiday Tournament

Augusta (5-2) — Appleman 7, Thorpe 5, Krebs 6, Huber 15, Bach 20, Halawani 7, Hamilton 6, Kelsch 6.

Cordia (5-4) — Davidson 11, Summer 8, Mullins 21, Miller 2, Hudson 12, Tackett 4.

Augusta 18 15 20 19—72

Cordia 12 19 25 4—60

Bracken Co. 63, Nicholas Co. 40

Bracken Co. Holiday Tournament

Nicholas Co. (1-10) — Sexton 7, Smith 2, J. Fryman 1, Allison 6, Howard 6, L. Fryman 6, Keaton 2, Duncan 6, Saunders 1, Watkins 1, Webb 2.

Bracken Co. (5-8) — Ray 11, Crawford 6, Haight 4, Hamilton 8, Jefferson 9, Stephenson 4, Cummins 6, Fite 3, Florer 11, Bell 1.

Nicholas Co. 4 7 9 20—40

Bracken Co. 16 20 19 8—63

North Laurel 72, Casey Co. 41

Bracken Co. Holiday Tournament

North Laurel (7-4) — Carson 12, Shears 4, Allen 22, Eversole 6, Bowling 3, Thompson 4, Rush 1, Jervis 6, Henson 5, Miller 5, Maggard 2, Hurley 2.

Casey Co. (0-10) — Cannon 2, Bianconi 3, Carman 10, Scott 7, Wright 4, Brown 3, Propes 3, Smith 3, Hill 6.

North Laurel 14 20 24 14—72

Casey Co. 8 12 8 13—41

Football

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

y-New England 12 3 .800 464 321

N.Y. Jets 8 7 .533 360 344

Buffalo 6 9 .400 351 385

Miami 5 10 .333 310 296

South

y-Houston 10 5 .667 359 255

Tennessee 8 7 .533 302 295

Jacksonville 4 11 .267 224 316

Indianapolis 2 13 .133 230 411

North

x-Baltimore 11 4 .733 354 250

x-Pittsburgh 11 4 .733 312 218

Cincinnati 9 6 .600 328 299

Cleveland 4 11 .267 209 294

West

Denver 8 7 .533 306 383

Oakland 8 7 .533 333 395

San Diego 7 8 .467 368 351

Kansas City 6 9 .400 205 335

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L P ct PF PA

N.Y. Giants 8 7 .533 363 386

Dallas 8 7 .533 355 316

Philadelphia 7 8 .467 362 318

Washington 5 10 .333 278 333South

x-New Orleans 11 3 .786 457 306

x-Atlanta 9 5 .643 341 281

Carolina 6 9 .400 389 384

Tampa Bay 4 11 .267 263 449

North

y-Green Bay 14 1 .933 515 318

x-Detroit 10 5 .667 433 342

Chicago 7 8 .467 336 328

Minnesota 3 12 .200 327 432

West

y-San Francisco 12 3 .800 346 202

Seattle 7 8 .467 301 292

Arizona 7 8 .467 289 328

St. Louis 2 13 .133 166 373

x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division

Sunday's game

Green Bay 35, Chicago 21

Monday's game

Atlanta at New Orleans (n)

Sunday, Jan. 1

Chicago at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

Carolina at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

Detroit at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

San Francisco at St. Louis, 1 p.m.

Tennessee at Houston, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at New England, 1 p.m.

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

Indianapolis at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 4:15 p.m.

Baltimore at Cincinnati, 4:15 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 4:15 p.m.

San Diego at Oakland, 4:15 p.m.

Kansas City at Denver, 4:15 p.m.

Seattle at Arizona, 4:15 p.m.

Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 8:30 p.m.

Playoff scenarios

Week 16

AFC

CLINCHED: New England-East Division and first-round bye; Houston-South Division; Baltimore and Pittsburgh-wild-card spots.

NEW ENGLAND

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

 Win or tie OR

 Baltimore loss or tie AND Pittsburgh loss or tie

BALTIMORE

Clinches AFC North Division and first-round bye with:

 Win OR

 Tie AND Pittsburgh loss or tie OR

 Pittsburgh loss

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

 Win AND New England loss

PITTSBURGH

Clinches AFC North Division and first-round bye with:

 Win AND Baltimore loss or tie OR

 Tie AND Baltimore loss OR

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

 Win AND Baltimore loss or tie AND New England loss

DENVER

Clinches AFC West Division with:

 Win OR

 Tie AND Oakland loss or tie OR

Oakland loss

OAKLAND

Clinches AFC West Division with:

 Win AND Denver loss or tie OR

 Tie AND Denver loss

Clinches wild-card spot with:

 Win AND Cincinnati loss AND Tennessee loss or tie OR

 Win AND Cincinnati loss AND N.Y. Jets win

CINCINNATI

Clinches wild-card spot with:

 Win or tie

 N.Y. Jets loss or tie AND Oakland loss or tie

 N.Y. Jets loss or tie AND Denver loss or tie

N.Y. JETS

Clinch wild-card spot with:

 Win AND Cincinnati loss AND Tennessee loss or tie AND Oakland loss or tie

 Win AND Cincinnati loss AND Tennessee loss or tie AND Denver loss or tie

TENNESSEE

Clinches wild-card spot with:

 Win AND Cincinnati loss AND N.Y. Jets win AND Oakland loss or tie

 Win AND Cincinnati loss AND N.Y. Jets win AND Denver loss or tie

 Win AND Cincinnati loss AND N.Y. Jets loss or tie AND Oakland win AND Denver win

NFC

CLINCHED: Green Bay-North Division and home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs; San Francisco-West Division; Atlanta, New Orleans and Detroit-wild-card spots.

SAN FRANCISCO

Clinches first-round bye with:

 Win OR

 Tie AND New Orleans loss or tie either remaining game OR

 New Orleans loss either remaining game

NEW ORLEANS

Clinches NFC South Division with:

 Win or tie either remaining game OR

 Atlanta loss or tie either remaining game

Clinches first-round bye with:

 Win both remaining games AND San Francisco loss or tie OR

 Win and tie remaining games AND San Francisco loss

N.Y. GIANTS

Clinch NFC East Division with:

 Win or tie

DALLAS

Clinches NFC East Division with:

 Win

ATLANTA

Clinches NFC South Division with:

 Win AND New Orleans loses both remaining games

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

N.Y. Rangers 21 8 4 46 99 72

N.Y. Rangers 22 8 4 48 102 72

Philadelphia 21 9 4 46 118 99

Pittsburgh 20 11 4 44 114 91

New Jersey 19 15 1 39 97 103

N.Y. Islanders 11 17 6 28 77 111Northeast 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 17 15 3 37 96 103

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 15 2 36 100 105

Tampa Bay 14 17 3 31 90 116

Carolina 12 19 6 30 95 123

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 22 9 4 48 118 102

St. Louis 21 10 4 46 92 77

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 12 5 45 88 86

Vancouver 21 12 2 44 115 85

Colorado 19 17 1 39 100 107

Calgary 17 15 4 38 90 98

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 14 1 41 95 101

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.

Monday's games

Colorado 4, Minnesota 2

Buffalo 4, Washington 2

N.Y. Rangers 3, N.Y. Islanders 0

Carolina 4, New Jersey 2

St. Louis 5, Dallas 3

Detroit at Nashville (n)

Columbus at Chicago (n)

Edmonton at Vancouver (n)

Phoenix at Los Angeles (n)

Anaheim at San Jose (n)

Tuesday's games

Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Calgary at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Montreal at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Toronto at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

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

Winnipeg at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Odds

Glantz-Culver line

NCAA football

TUESDAY

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl at Detroit

Favorite Open Today Underdog

Purdue 2½ 3 W. Michigan

Belk Bowl at Charlotte, N.C.

NC State 1½ 1 Louisville

WEDNESDAY

Military Bowl at Washington

Toledo 3 3½ Air Force

Holiday Bowl at San Diego

Texas 3 3 California

Thursday

Champs Sports Bowl at Orlando, Fla.

Florida St. 3 3 Notre Dame

Alamo Bowl at San Antonio

Baylor 8½ 9½ Washington

Friday

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

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, Tenn.

Vanderbilt 1½ 1½ Cincinnati

Chick - fil - A Bowl at Atlanta

Auburn 1 3 Virginia

Monday

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 2½ 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

NFL

Sunday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

at Philadelphia 9 9 Washington

at Atlanta off off Tampa Bay

at St. Louis off off San Francisco

at Minnesota off off Chicago

at Green Bay off off Detroit

at N.Y. Giants off off Dallas

at New Orleans off off Carolina

Tennessee 1½ 3 at Houston

Baltimore 3 2½ at Cincinnati

at Cleveland off off Pittsburgh

at Jacksonville 5 4 Indianapolis

at Miami 2 1 N.Y. Jets

at New England 13 12½ Buffalo

at Oakland 3 3 San Diego

at Denver 3 3 Kansas City

at Arizona 3 3 Seattle

Off key — Atlanta played Dec. 26; San Francisco clinches first-round bye if New Orleans lost Dec. 26; Chicago and Minnesota QBs questionable; Detroit and Green Bay may rest players; Dallas QB questionable; New Orleans played Dec. 26; Pittsburgh QB questionable

NCAA basketball

Favorite Tuesday Underdog

at St. John's 3 Providence

Pittsburgh 3½ at Notre Dame

at Illinois 5½ Minnesota

Wisconsin 8½ at Nebraska

NBA

Favorite Tuesday Underdog

Atlanta 5 at New Jersey

at Miami 10 Boston

at Milwaukee 6 Minnesota

at Portland 8 Sacramento

at L.A. Lakers 5 Utah

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