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Scoreboard: Jan. 4

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Acquired OF Jai Miller from Oakland for cash considerations.

BOSTON RED SOX—Agreed to terms with RHP Brandon Duckworth, RHP Charlie Haeger, RHP Will Inman, RHP Doug Mathis, RHP Tony Pena Jr., RHP Carlos Silva, RHP Chorye Spoone, LHP Jesse Carlson, LHP Rich Hill, LHP Justin Thomas, SS Pedro Ciriaco and INF-OF Nate Spears on minor league contracts.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Promoted Ray Garcia to manager of media relations. Named Leni DePoister coordinator of media services and Joe Roti coordinator of media relations.

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Agreed to terms with RHP Robinson Tejeda on a minor league contract.

TEXAS RANGERS—Acquired INF Brandon Snyder from Baltimore for cash considerations.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Agreed to terms with OF Reed Johnson on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK METS—Agreed to terms with INF Omar Quintanilla on a minor league contract.

BASKETBALL

Women's National Basketball Association

TULSA SHOCK—Named Gary Kloppenburg coach.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS—Fired general manager Jerry Angelo and offensive coordinator Mike Martz.

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed OL Dominic Alford, OL Stanley Daniels, OL Jarrod Shaw, LB Craig Robertson, DB David Sims, RB Armond Smith, WR Owen Spencer and K Jeff Wolfert.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed FB Shane Bannon, OL Rob Bruggeman, LB Caleb Campbell, WR Jamar Newsome, DL Luke Patterson and DT Anthony Toribio.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Promoted Rick Spielman to general manager.

NEW YORK JETS—Signed RB John Griffin and OL Matt Kroul.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Signed LB Bruce Davis to the practice squad.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed DE Pierre Allen, LB Allen Bradford, CB Coye Francies, DE John Graves, CB Jesse Hoffman, TE John Nalbone and G Brent Osborne.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL—Suspended Chicago F Daniel Carcillo indefinitely for his hit on Edmonton's Tom Gilbert on Monday night.

PHOENIX COYOTES—Activated G Mike Smith from injured reserve. Assigned G Curtis McElhinney to Portland (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS—Traded F Luca Caputi to Anaheim for F Nicolas Deschamps. Recalled D Korbinian Holzer From Toronto (AHL). Assigned F Philippe Dupuis to Toronto (AHL).

COLLEGE

AKRON—Named Chuck Amato associate head football coach and defensive coordinator.

ARIZONA STATE—Announced junior LB Vontaze Burfict will enter the NFL draft.

INDIANA—Named Seth Littrell offensive coordinator. Announced co-offensive coordinator, Kevin Johns, will become an assistant offensive coordinator.

KANSAS—Named Rob Ianello wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator. Retained defensive line coach Buddy Wyatt.

MISSOURI—Announced redshirt freshman F Kadeem Green plans to transfer.

RUTGERS—Announced junior WR Mohamed Sanu will enter the NFL draft.

SYRACUSE—Named Leonid Yelin volleyball coach.

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 3 3 .500 —

Philadelphia 2 2 .500 —

New York 2 3 .400 ½

Toronto 2 3 .400 ½

New Jersey 1 5 .167 2

Southeast Division

Miami 5 1 .833 —

Atlanta 4 1 .800 ½

Orlando 4 2 .667 1

Charlotte 1 4 .200 3½

Washington 0 5 .000 4½

Central Division

Chicago 4 1 .800 —

Indiana 4 1 .800 —

Cleveland 3 2 .600 1

Milwaukee 2 2 .500 1½

Detroit 2 3 .400 2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 3 2 .600 —

Houston 2 2 .500 ½

Memphis 2 3 .400 1

New Orleans 2 3 .400 1

Dallas 2 4 .333 1½

Northwest Division

Portland 4 1 .800 —

Oklahoma City 5 2 .714 —

Denver 4 2 .667 ½

Minnesota 2 3 .400 2

Utah 2 3 .400 2

Pacific Division

L.A. Lakers 3 3 .500 —

L.A. Clippers 2 2 .500 —

Golden State 2 3 .400 ½

Phoenix 2 3 .400 ½

Sacramento 2 4 .333 1

Tuesday's games

Cleveland 115, Charlotte 101

Memphis 113, Sacramento 96

Portland 103, Oklahoma City 93

Atlanta at Chicago (n)

Milwaukee at Utah (n)

Houston at L.A. Lakers (n)

Wednesday's games

Cleveland at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Washington at Orlando, 7 p.m.

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

Chicago at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Indiana at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Charlotte at New York, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Memphis at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Golden State at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Sacramento at Denver, 9 p.m.

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

cavaliers 115, bobcats 101

CHARLOTTE (101) — Maggette 4-12 13-14 21, White 5-6 0-0 10, Diaw 0-5 0-0 0, Augustin 10-18 2-2 26, Henderson 8-15 0-0 16, Mullens 7-13 0-0 14, Diop 0-1 0-0 0, Carroll 0-2 0-0 0, Biyombo 3-6 2-3 8, Brown 1-2 0-0 2, Walker 1-6 0-0 2, Higgins 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 40-90 17-19 101.

CLEVELAND (115) — Casspi 2-3 0-2 5, Jamison 7-16 3-5 19, Varejao 4-6 1-2 9, Irving 8-10 2-2 20, Parker 4-8 0-0 11, Gee 4-8 0-0 8, Gibson 3-8 0-0 8, Sessions 3-8 5-7 11, T.Thompson 7-16 2-6 16, Samuels 1-3 2-2 4, Hollins 1-3 0-0 2, Harangody 1-1 0-0 2, Eyenga 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 45-90 15-26 115.

Charlotte 34 17 29 21—101

Cleveland 27 30 30 28—115

Three-point goals—Charlotte 4-14 (Augustin 4-7, Walker 0-1, Higgins 0-1, Maggette 0-2, Diaw 0-3), Cleveland 10-21 (Parker 3-5, Irving 2-2, Jamison 2-5, Gibson 2-5, Casspi 1-2, Gee 0-1, Sessions 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Charlotte 57 (Maggette 8), Cleveland 51 (T.Thompson 9). Assists—Charlotte 20 (Augustin 9), Cleveland 25 (Sessions 9). Total fouls—Charlotte 22, Cleveland 19. Technicals—Charlotte Coach Silas. A—14,173 (20,562).

grizzlies 113, kings 96

SACRAMENTO (96) — Salmons 1-4 0-0 2, Hickson 3-9 6-6 12, Hayes 3-4 2-2 8, Evans 4-11 1-2 9, Thornton 2-7 0-0 5, Thompson 4-7 0-0 8, Fredette 6-12 1-2 17, Cousins 1-5 2-2 4, Outlaw 4-7 1-3 11, Thomas 4-10 5-5 15, Greene 1-3 0-0 2, Garcia 1-4 1-1 3. Totals 34-83 19-23 96.

MEMPHIS (113) — Gay 10-16 3-5 23, Cunningham 3-9 1-2 7, Gasol 7-10 0-1 14, Pargo 2-5 0-0 5, Allen 5-12 0-1 10, Conley 5-8 3-3 14, Young 8-13 4-4 20, Mayo 8-11 0-0 16, Pondexter 2-5 0-0 4, Davis 0-1 0-0 0, Selby 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 50-91 11-16 113.

Sacramento 17 33 18 28— 96

Memphis 31 21 35 26—113

Three-point goals—Sacramento 9-24 (Fredette 4-6, Outlaw 2-4, Thomas 2-5, Thornton 1-2, Hayes 0-1, Evans 0-1, Greene 0-2, Garcia 0-3), Memphis 2-8 (Pargo 1-1, Conley 1-2, Mayo 0-1, Pondexter 0-1, Gay 0-1, Davis 0-1, Young 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Sacramento 45 (Hickson 10), Memphis 54 (Gasol 15). Assists—Sacramento 13 (Evans 4), Memphis 20 (Conley 7). Total fouls—Sacramento 18, Memphis 17. Technicals—Mayo. A—12,391 (18,119).

Bulls 76, Hawks 74

ATLANTA (74) — Williams 5-10 4-7 14, Smith 6-13 3-6 15, Horford 7-14 2-4 16, Teague 2-8 3-6 7, J.Johnson 3-17 2-2 10, McGrady 1-4 0-0 2, Radmanovic 1-4 0-0 3, Pachulia 0-3 0-0 0, Pargo 1-3 0-0 3, Green 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 28-80 14-25 74.

CHICAGO (76) — Deng 7-15 6-8 21, Boozer 5-13 1-2 11, Noah 0-4 2-2 2, Rose 8-22 11-13 30, Brewer 2-8 0-0 4, Gibson 2-7 0-0 4, Korver 1-4 0-1 2, Asik 1-3 0-0 2, Lucas 0-1 0-0 0, Butler 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-77 20-26 76.

Atlanta 23 15 18 18—74

Chicago 15 11 16 34—76

Three-point goals—Atlanta 4-15 (J.Johnson 2-9, Pargo 1-1, Radmanovic 1-2, Teague 0-1, Smith 0-1, Horford 0-1), Chicago 4-17 (Rose 3-8, Deng 1-4, Brewer 0-1, Lucas 0-1, Korver 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Atlanta 62 (Smith 14), Chicago 58 (Boozer, Asik 9). Assists—Atlanta 19 (J.Johnson, Teague 4), Chicago 16 (Rose 7). Total fouls—Atlanta 17, Chicago 21. Technicals—Atlanta defensive three-second, Deng, Chicago defensive three-second 2. A—22,166 (20,917).

trail blazers 103, thunder 93

PORTLAND (103) — Wallace 4-14 4-4 13, Aldridge 10-19 10-12 30, Camby 2-3 3-4 7, Felton 4-11 3-4 12, Matthews 7-12 2-3 16, Crawford 2-6 3-3 8, Thomas 1-3 1-2 3, Batum 4-8 1-2 12, C.Smith 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 34-76 29-36 103.

OKLAHOMA CITY (93) — Durant 8-26 2-4 19, Ibaka 4-4 0-0 8, Perkins 3-5 1-2 7, Westbrook 8-18 5-7 22, Harden 7-13 6-6 23, Collison 3-5 0-0 6, Mohammed 1-4 0-0 2, Cook 1-5 0-0 2, Maynor 1-3 2-2 4, Hayward 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-83 16-21 93.

Portland 21 30 27 25—103

Oklahoma City 26 27 21 19— 93

Three-point goals—Portland 6-15 (Batum 3-4, Crawford 1-1, Felton 1-3, Wallace 1-5, Matthews 0-2), Oklahoma City 5-20 (Harden 3-7, Westbrook 1-3, Durant 1-7, Cook 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Portland 54 (Wallace 10), Oklahoma City 47 (Collison 9). Assists—Portland 20 (Felton 7), Oklahoma City 22 (Westbrook 8). Total fouls—Portland 16, Oklahoma City 22. Technicals—Aldridge, Portland defensive three-second, Oklahoma City Coach Brooks, Perkins. A—18,203 (18,203).

college men

tuesday's scores

SEC

No. 2 Kentucky 73 Ark.-Little Rock 51

Arkansas 83 Savannah St. 66

South Carolina 79 South Caroina St. 51

No. 13 Florida 79 UAB 61

Alabama Georgia Tech (n)

SMU Mississippi (n)

STATE

No. 11 Louisville 73 St. John's 58

Bellevue 102 Union 73

TOP 25

No. 6 Ohio St. 71 Nebraska 40

No. 7 Missouri 87 Oklahoma 49

Seton Hall 75No. 8 Connecticut 63

No. 10 Michigan St. 63

No. 18 Wisconsin 60 (OT)

Fordham 60No. 22 Harvard 54

No. 13 FLORIDA 79, UAB 61

UAB (5-8) — Soko 4-10 5-8 13, Moore 6-13 3-5 15, Swing 3-9 0-0 7, Purifoy 0-4 0-0 0, Taylor 5-9 4-4 16, Williams 1-4 2-2 5, Tyler 0-0 0-0 0, Whitaker 1-5 2-2 5, Scotland-Williamson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 20-55 16-21 61.

FLORIDA (12-3) — Murphy 4-6 0-0 9, Young 7-10 1-2 15, Boynton 7-12 0-1 20, Walker 8-12 0-0 23, Beal 2-15 1-2 5, Wilbekin 1-2 0-0 3, Yeguete 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 31-61 2-5 79.

Halftime—Florida 37-26. Three-point goals—UAB 5-17 (Taylor 2-5, Williams 1-1, Swing 1-3, Whitaker 1-4, Purifoy 0-4), Florida 15-27 (Walker 7-9, Boynton 6-10, Wilbekin 1-2, Murphy 1-3, Beal 0-3). Fouled out—Young. Rebounds—UAB 36 (Soko 12), Florida 34 (Yeguete 11). Assists—UAB 7 (Taylor, Williams 2), Florida 21 (Walker 6). Total fouls—UAB 13, Florida 17. A—7,512.

bellevue 102, union 73

At Pt. Lookout, Mo.

UNION (3-14) — Davis 25, Hurd 12, Young 13, Smith 5, Strange 2, Fernandez 4, Sanford 12.

BELLEVUE (12-4) — Arrington 4, Johnson 11, Shepherd 14, Parrott 34, Diop 7, Zamudio 6, Davis 7, Bowen 12, Olushola 7.

Halftime—Bellevue 43-29.

No. 10 MICHIGAN ST. 63,No. 18 WISCONSIN 60 (OT)

MICHIGAN ST. (14-2) — Green 6-19 6-8 18, Payne 2-3 0-0 4, Appling 6-14 3-4 16, Dawson 2-2 1-2 5, Wood 2-6 1-2 6, Gauna 1-1 0-0 2, Kearney 1-1 0-2 2, Thornton 0-1 2-2 2, Trice 0-5 0-0 0, Nix 4-8 0-0 8. Totals 24-60 13-20 63.

WISCONSIN (12-4) — Evans 3-15 1-1 7, Bruesewitz 2-4 3-5 8, Berggren 4-13 0-0 9, Taylor 7-11 12-16 28, Gasser 1-3 1-3 4, Brust 1-6 0-0 2, Wilson 0-2 2-2 2. Totals 18-54 19-27 60.

Halftime—Wisconsin 22-21. End of regulation—Tied 50. Three-point goals—Michigan St. 2-5 (Wood 1-2, Appling 1-2, Trice 0-1), Wisconsin 5-22 (Taylor 2-5, Gasser 1-2, Bruesewitz 1-3, Berggren 1-6, Evans 0-2, Brust 0-4). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Michigan St. 41 (Green 14), Wisconsin 33 (Berggren, Gasser 6). Assists—Michigan St. 10 (Wood 4), Wisconsin 5 (Brust 3). Total fouls—Michigan St. 22, Wisconsin 19. Technical—Michigan St. Bench. A—17,230.

wednesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Auburn at Florida St., 8; Tennessee at Memphis, 8

OVC—Eastern Ky. at No. 19 Murray St., 8; E. Illinois at SIU-Edwardsville, 8

STATE—Georgetown at Life, 5; Indiana-NW at Brescia, 6; Berea at Centre, 7; Franklin at Translvania, 7:30; Thomas More at Thiel, 7:30; Eureka at Spalding, 8

TOP 25No. 1 Syracuse at Providence, 9; No. 5 Duke at Temple, 7; No. 20 Marquette at No. 9 Georgetown, 7; No. 23 Kansas St. at No. 14 Kansas, 8

division ii poll

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Metropolitan St. (5) 12-0 197 1

2. Southern Indiana (1) 10-0 189 2

3. Lincoln Memorial (1) 12-0 183 3

4. Ky. Wesleyan ( 1 ) 10 - 0 180 4

5. Bellarmine 9 - 1 170 5

6. Cal Poly Pomona 8-0 158 8

7. West Liberty St. 10-1 153 7

8. Fort Hays St. 9-1 137 9

9. Tarleton St. 10-1 135 10

10. Winona St. 10-1 127 11

11. Northern Ky. 10 - 0 120 13

12. Colorado Mines 10-1 104 12

13. Alabama-Huntsville 8-2 99 14

14. Missouri Southern 11-2 91 6

15. Bowie St. 8-1 84 15

16. Midwestern St. 11-0 81 19

17. Findlay 10-2 73 18

18. Alaska-Anchorage 9-2 64 20

19. Minn. St.-Moorhead 9-0 55 21

20. Indiana (Pa.) 8-2 29 23

21. Augustana 8-2 27 22

22. Arkansas Tech 8-2 26 17

23. Western Washington 12-2 20 nr

24. Benedict 3-1 17 24

25. West Georgia 13-1 11 nr

college women

tuesday's scores

SEC

No. 6 Tennessee 90 Chattanooga 47

STATE

No. 14 Louisville 70 Marquette 53

TOP 25

SyracuseNo. 10 Rutgers (n)

No. 20 DePaul 59No. 15 Georgetown 50

No. 14 LOUISVILLE 70, MARQUETTE 53

MARQUETTE (9-6) — Plouffe 1-4 0-2 2, Simmons 5-14 6-7 17, Ojulu 1-2 5-8 7, Morse 2-9 0-0 4, Minix 3-8 2-2 11, Young 3-8 0-0 6, Butler 0-1 2-2 2, Bigica 0-1 4-4 4. Totals 15-47 19-25 53.

LOUISVILLE (13-2) — Taylor 1-3 4-4 6, Vails 0-2 0-0 0, Burke 5-10 0-1 13, Smith 6-15 4-5 16, S. Schimmel 8-18 0-1 17, Slaughter 0-2 0-0 0, Hammond 0-1 0-0 0, Dyer 1-3 1-2 3, J. Schimmel 2-3 0-0 5, Warren 3-3 4-5 10. Totals 26-60 13-18 70.

Halftime—Louisville 30-23. Three-point goals—Marquette 4-18 (Minix 3-5, Simmons 1-6, Young 0-2, Morse 0-5), Louisville 5-12 (Burke 3-6, J. Schimmel 1-1, S. Schimmel 1-4, Slaughter 0-1). Fouled out—Warren. Rebounds—Marquette 35 (Ojulu 10), Louisville 39 (Dyer 7). Assists—Marquette 9 (Minix 4), Louisville 11 (S. Schimmel 4). Total fouls—Marquette 19, Louisville 20. A—8,203.

wednesday's games

(All times p.m., unless noted)

STATE—Louisiana-Lafayette at Western Ky., noon; Ky. Christian vs. Manhattan Christian at Kansas, Okla., 3; Transylvania at Rose-Hulman, 4; Thomas More at Thiel, 5:30; Eureka at Spalding, 6

TOP 25—Missouri at No. 1 Baylor, 8; West Virginia at No. 2 Connecticut, 7; No. 3 Notre Dame at Seton Hall, 7; No. 9 Texas A&M at Kansas St., 6:30; Oklahoma St. at No. 13 Texas Tech, 8; Kansas at No. 23 Texas, 9

usa today/espn poll

The USA Today-ESPN Women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 2, total points (based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote), and last weeks ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs 1. Baylor (29) 13-0 773 1

2. Connecticut (2) 11-1 742 2

3. Notre Dame 13-1 714 3

4. Stanford 11-1 684 4

5. Maryland 14-0 650 5

6. Duke 10-2 611 7

7. Tennessee 9-3 590 8

8. Texas A&M 9-2 543 9

9. Kentucky 12 - 2 509 6

10. Rutgers 11-2 482 11

11. Ohio St. 15-0 478 12

12. Louisville 12 - 2 411 13

13. Miami 11-3 394 10

14. Wis.-Green Bay 12-0 378 14

15. Georgia 12-2 341 15

16. Georgetown 12-2 321 16

17. Texas Tech 12-0 261 18

18. DePaul 13-2 236 19

19. Penn St. 11-3 182 17

20. Delaware 10-1 153 20

21. Vanderbilt 12-1 146 t21

22. Purdue 12-3 136 t21

23. North Carolina 11-2 130 23

24. Gonzaga 12-2 68 24

25. Texas 10-2 64 25

Others receiving votes: Nebraska 50, Georgia Tech 12, Kansas 10, Michigan 4, South Carolina 2.

Football

college

No. 3 OKLAHOMA ST. 41,No. 4 STANFORD 38 (OT)

Monday's Fiesta Bowl

Stanford 7 14 7 10 0—38

Oklahoma St. 0 21 3 14 3—41

First quarter: Stan—Montgomery 53 pass from Luck (Williamson kick), 4:16. Second quarter: Stan—Stewart 24 run (Williamson kick), 10:21. OkSt—Blackmon 43 pass from Weeden (Sharp kick), 8:50. OkSt—Blackmon 67 pass from Weeden (Sharp kick), 6:19. Stan—Taylor 4 run (Williamson kick), 2:25. OkSt—Weeden 2 run (Sharp kick), :27. Third quarter: Stan—Ertz 16 pass from Luck (Williamson kick), 8:22. OkSt—FG Sharp 19, 5:21. Fourth quarter: Stan—FG Williamson 30, 14:16. OkSt—Blackmon 17 pass from Weeden (Sharp kick), 11:53. Stan—Taylor 1 run (Williamson kick), 4:34. OkSt—Randle 4 run (Sharp kick), 2:35. Overtime: OkSt—FG Sharp 22.

A—69,927.

Stan OkSt

First downs 27 15

Rushes-yards 50-243 15-13

Passing 347 399

Comp-att-int 27-31-1 29-42-1

Return yards 26 14

Punts-avg. 2-41.5 5-43.4

Fumbles-lost 2-1 0-0

Penalties-yards 6-35 1-5

Time of possession 41:47 18:13

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Stanford, Taylor 35-177, Stewart 3-65, Gaffney 4-4, Meinken 2-2, Team 1-(minus 1), Wilkerson 1-(minus 1), Luck 4-(minus 3). Oklahoma St., Randle 10-23, J.Smith 1-1, Blackmon 1-0, Team 1-(minus 4), Weeden 2-(minus 7).

PASSING—Stanford, Luck 27-31-1-347. Oklahoma St., Weeden 29-42-1-399.

RECEIVING—Stanford, Montgomery 7-120, Whalen 7-85, Ertz 4-38, Taylor 3-21, Fleener 2-19, Stewart 1-25, Toilolo 1-18, Gaffney 1-16, Hewitt 1-5. Oklahoma St., Blackmon 8-186, J.Cooper 7-55, Co.Chelf 5-97, Randle 5-28, Anderson 2-10, Harrison 1-16, J.Smith 1-7.

Golf

Professional

This week's schedule

PGA TOUR

TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS

Where: Kapalua, Hawaii

When: Friday-Sunday

Course: Kapalua Resort, The Plantation Course (7,411 yards, par 73)

Purse: $5.6 million ($1.12 million to the winner)

TV: Golf (5:30-10 p.m Friday-Sunday)

Last year: Jonathan Byrd won the season-opening tournament for his fifth PGA Tour title, beating Robert Garrigus with a par on the second hole of a playoff.

Notes: PGA champion Keegan Bradley is the lone 2011 major winner in the field. U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy, Masters winner Charl Schwartzel and British Open champion Darren Clarke are skipping the tournament, along with top-ranked Luke Donald and Phil Mickelson.

EUROPEAN TOUR/SUNSHINE TOUR

AFRICA OPEN

Where: East London, South Africa

When: Thursday-Sunday

Course: East London Golf Club (6,770 yards, par 73)

Purse: $1.3 million ($205,800 to the winner)

TV: Golf (9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday-Sunday)

Last year: South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen won with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff with Chris Wood and Manuel Quiros.

Notes: Oosthuizen and 2009 winner Retief Goosen top the field in the season-opening event.

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

N.Y. Rangers 24 9 4 52 110 79

Philadelphia 22 11 4 48 125 109

Pittsburgh 21 13 4 46 121 100

New Jersey 21 15 2 44 105 108

N.Y. Islanders 14 17 6 34 88 116

Northeast Division

Boston 24 10 1 49 123 68

Ottawa 20 15 5 45 123 135

Toronto 19 15 5 43 125 128

Buffalo 18 17 4 40 104 115

Montreal 14 18 7 35 99 110

Southeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Florida 20 12 7 47 103 107

Washington 21 15 2 44 114 110

Winnipeg 19 14 5 43 104 107

Tampa Bay 17 18 3 37 107 129

Carolina 13 21 7 33 106 139

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 24 11 4 52 128 111

Detroit 25 13 1 51 128 88

St. Louis 22 12 5 49 99 86

Nashville 21 14 4 46 105 108

Columbus 10 23 5 25 93 128

Northwest Division

Vancouver 24 13 3 51 131 99

Minnesota 21 13 6 48 95 95

Colorado 22 18 1 45 110 116

Calgary 18 18 5 41 100 114

Edmonton 16 20 3 35 107 111

Pacific Division

Los Angeles 19 14 7 45 87 92

San Jose 20 11 4 44 102 85

Dallas 21 16 1 43 104 112

Phoenix 19 17 4 42 103 107

Anaheim 10 21 6 26 87 124

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

Tuesday's games

N.Y. Islanders 4, Carolina 3 (SO)

Buffalo 4, Edmonton 3

Toronto 7, Tampa Bay 3

Washington 3, Calgary 1

St. Louis 4, Phoenix 1

Detroit 5, Dallas 4

Wednesday's games

Winnipeg at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

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

Minnesota at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

San Jose at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA Football

Orange Bowl at Miami

Favorite Open Tues. Underdog

Clemson pk 3 West Virginia

Friday

Cotton Bowl at Arlington, Texas

Arkansas 7½ 7½ Kansas St.

Saturday

BBVA Compass Bowl at Birmingham, Ala.

Pittsburgh 5½ 3½ SMU

Sunday

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

NFL Playoffs: Wild-card round

Saturday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

at Houston 3 3 Cincinnati

at New Orleans 10 11 Detroit

Sunday

at N.Y. Giants 3½ 3 Atlanta

Pittsburgh 8 8½ at Denver

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

Xavier 2½ at La Salle

Duke - x 7½ Temple

at St. Bonaventure 10½ George Washington

at Duquesne 3 Saint Joseph's

at Cincinnati 10 Notre Dame

West Virginia 2 at Rutgers

at Northwestern 2 Illinois

at Northeastern 6½ UNC Wilmington

at UCF 4½ Tulane

at Georgetown 4½ Marquette

at Delaware 4 Hofstra

James Madison 4½ at William & Mary

at Drexel 22½ Towson

at Florida St. 13½ Auburn

at VCU 9 Georgia St.

at Charlotte 3½ Richmond

at Memphis 8 Tennessee

at Oklahoma St. 13 Texas Tech

at Kansas 9½ Kansas St.

at Missouri St. 6 Illinois St.

at Southern Miss. 10 East Carolina

Saint Louis 1½ at Dayton

at Bradley 5 S. Illinois

at N. Iowa 5½ Indiana St.

Wichita St. 10½ at Evansville

at TCU pk Rice

at Marshall 12 UTEP

at Houston 1 Tulsa

at Iowa St. pk Texas

Syracuse 12½ at Providence

at Minnesota 9½ Iowa

at Murray St. 16½ Eastern Ky.

E. Illinois 2 at SIU - Edwardsville

x-at Wells Fargo Center

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