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Scoreboard: Jan. 6

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BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLS—Suspended Washington (Syracuse-IL) RHP Zechry Zinicola 50 games after a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Named Mike LaCassa manager of minor league operations.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Named Justin Pope manager and Carlos Chantres pitching coach for Staten Island (NYP).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Agreed to terms with OF Coco Crisp on a two-year contract.

SEATTLE MARINERS—Named Mark Lummus national cross checker and Jeremy Booth Midwest supervisor.

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Named Paul Hoover manager for Rays (GCL) and Kyle Snyder pitching coach for the Hudson Valley Renegades (NYP).

TEXAS RANGERS—Named Michael Dean Chadwick special assistant.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Acquired RHP Chris Volstad from Miami for RHP Carlos Zambrano and cash considerations.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Mike MacDougal on a one-year contract.

MIAMI MARLINS—Designated RHP Elih Villanueva for assignment.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS—Named Susan Goodenow vice president, branding and communications. Promoted John Viola to vice president, corporate sales.

SACRAMENTO KINGS—Fired coach Paul Westphal.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Re-signed C Ryan Bartholomew, CB Korey Lindsey, DT Ricky Lumpkin, RB William Powell, TE Steve Skelton and LB Quan Sturdivant from the practice squad. Signed LB Antonio Coleman, G Chris Stewart and TE Martell Webb.

NEW YORK JETS—Fined LB Bart Scott $10,000 for an obscene gesture he made toward a photographer in the team's locker room on Jan. 2.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS—Fired defensive coordinator Greg Manusky.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL—Suspended Florida F Krystofer Barch one game for an inappropriate comment directed at P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens at the end of the first period in a game on Dec. 31.

CAROLINA HURRICANES—Recalled F Brett Sutter from Charlotte (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS—Recalled F Tommy Wingels from Worcester (AHL).

WINNIPEG JETS—Recalled F Patrice Cormier from St. John (AHL).

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS STATE—Named Keith Patterson defensive coordinator .

MISSISSIPPI—Dismissed G Dundrecous Nelson and G Jamal Jones from the basketball team for violating team rules.

SOUTH CAROLINA—Announced WR Alshon Jeffery and CB Stephon Gilmore are entering the NFL draft.

SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI—Named Steve Buckley assistant head football coach and running backs coach, Rickey Bustle offensive coordinator and Tommy West defensive coordinator.

Basketball

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Philadelphia 3 2 .600 —

Boston 4 3 .571 —

Toronto 3 3 .500 ½

New York 2 4 .333 1½

New Jersey 1 6 .143 3

Southeast Division

Miami 6 1 .857 —

Orlando 5 2 .714 1

Atlanta 4 2 .667 1½

Charlotte 2 4 .333 3½

Washington 0 6 .000 5½

Central Division

Chicago 6 1 .857 —

Indiana 4 2 .667 1½

Cleveland 3 3 .500 2½

Milwaukee 2 3 .400 3

Detroit 2 4 .333 3½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 5 2 .714 —

Memphis 3 3 .500 1½

Dallas 3 5 .375 2½

Houston 2 4 .333 2½

New Orleans 2 4 .333 2½

Northwest Division

Portland 4 1 .800 —

Denver 5 2 .714 —

Oklahoma City 5 2 .714 —

Utah 3 3 .500 1½

Minnesota 2 4 .333 2½

Pacific Division

L.A. Clippers 3 2 .600 —

L.A. Lakers 4 3 .571 —

Phoenix 2 4 .333 1½

Golden State 2 4 .333 1½

Sacramento 2 5 .286 2

Wednesday's games

Toronto 92, Cleveland 77

Orlando 103, Washington 85

Boston 89, New Jersey 70

Chicago 99, Detroit 83

Miami 118, Indiana 83

Charlotte 118, New York 110

Philadelphia 101, New Orleans 93

Memphis 90, Minnesota 86

Dallas 98, Phoenix 89

San Antonio 101, Golden State 95

Denver 110, Sacramento 83

L.A. Clippers 117, Houston 89

Thursday's games

San Antonio 93, Dallas 71

Miami at Atlanta (n)

Milwaukee at Sacramento (n)

L.A. Lakers at Portland (n)

Friday's games

Atlanta at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at Toronto, 7 p.m.

New York at Washington, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Houston at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Denver at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Cleveland at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Orlando, 8 p.m.

Memphis at Utah, 9 p.m.

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

Portland at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.

Leaders

(Through Wednesday's games)

Scoring

G FG FT Pts Avg

James, MIA 7 78 53 209 29.9

Anthony, NYK 6 52 51 167 27.8

Durant, OKC 7 65 38 183 26.1

Bryant, LAL 7 65 44 181 25.9

Love, MIN 6 50 41 154 25.7

Griffin, LAC 5 50 26 126 25.2

Bargnani, TOR 6 53 30 144 24.0

Ellis, GOL 5 45 21 119 23.8

Aldridge, POR 5 46 19 111 22.2

Nowitzki, DAL 7 55 41 155 22.1

Rose, CHI 7 47 41 146 20.9

Allen, BOS 6 39 20 120 20.0

Anderson, ORL 7 48 17 138 19.7

Howard, ORL 7 53 28 134 19.1

Bosh, MIA 7 51 29 132 18.9

Wade, MIA 6 45 23 113 18.8

DeRozan, TOR 6 40 21 111 18.5

Thornton, SAC 7 46 22 128 18.3

Williams, PHL 5 28 26 91 18.2

Jennings, MIL 5 32 19 88 17.6

Field-goal percentage

FG FGA Pct

Hawes, PHL 31 46 .674

Bynum, LAL 28 45 .622

White, CHA 30 49 .612

James, MIA 78 131 .595

Ginobili, SAN 29 49 .592

Howard, ORL 53 90 .589

Hibbert, IND 34 59 .576

Monroe, DET 38 66 .576

Griffin, LAC 50 88 .568

Gortat, PHX 30 53 .566Rebounds

G Off Def Tot Avg

Howard, ORL 7 30 82 112 16.0

Love, MIN 6 36 54 90 15.0

Hawes, PHL 5 11 46 57 11.4

Gasol, MEM 6 13 48 61 10.2

Hibbert, IND 6 18 42 60 10.0

Haslem, MIA 7 19 51 70 10.0

McGee, WAS 6 18 41 59 9.8

Varejao, CLE 6 24 35 59 9.8

Griffin, LAC 5 16 32 48 9.6

Camby, POR 5 14 33 47 9.4

Assists

G Ast Avg

Rondo, BOS 7 75 10.7

Lowry, HOU 6 60 10.0

Calderon, TOR 6 60 10.0

Paul, LAC 5 49 9.8

Nash, PHX 6 52 8.7

Jack, NOR 5 43 8.6

Rose, CHI 7 60 8.6

Ellis, GOL 5 41 8.2

James, MIA 7 52 7.4

Augustin, CHA 6 44 7.3

College men

Friday's schedule

(All times p.m.)

STATE — Dayspring at Boyce, 7; Spalding at Principia, 8

Thursday's scores

OVC

Tennessee Tech 92 Tennessee St. 86

Morehead St. 63 Jacksonville St. 55

SE Missouri St 73. Tenn.-Martin 71

STATE

Ky. Wesleyan 92 Drury 72

Northern Ky. 76 William Jewell 72

Pikeville 72 Campbellsville 71

TOP 25

No. 25 Gonzaga 73 Pepperdine 45

No. 12 Indiana 73No. 16 Michigan 71No. 17 UNLV CSU Bakersfield (n)

San Diego Christ.No. 24 San Diego St. (n)

EAST

Albany (NY) 89 UMBC 72

CCSU 69 St. Francis (Pa.) 58

Hartford 56 New Hampshire 49

LIU 87 Sacred Heart 81

Loyola (Md.) 61 Manhattan 60

Monmouth (NJ) 73 Mount St. Mary's 59

Penn St. 65 Purdue 45

Robert Morris 84 Bryant 53

St. Francis (NY) 73 Quinnipiac 72

St. Peter's 65 Canisius 61

Stony Brook 60 Binghamton 54

UMass 80 Fordham 76

Vermont 83 Boston U. 69

Wagner 88 Fairleigh Dickinson 64

SOUTH

Charleston Southern 91 Campbell 73

Chattanooga 78 W. Carolina 62

Davidson 92 UNC Greensboro 63

FAU 58 Louisiana-Monroe 30

Furman 77 The Citadel 45

Georgia Southern 69 Elon 63

High Point 63 Presbyterian 57

SE Missouri 73 UT-Martin 71

UNC Asheville 94 VMI 85

Winthrop 70 Radford 54

Wofford 75 Coll. of Charleston 58

MIDWEST

Cleveland St. 73 Ill.-Chicago 56

DePaul 84 Pittsburgh 81

IPFW 72 IUPUI 67

W. Illinois 71 Oakland 61

Youngstown St. 68 Loyola of Chicago 64 (OT)

SOUTHWEST

Denver 53 Arkansas St. 50

Oral Roberts 89 N. Dakota St. 80

Ky. Wesleyan 92, Drury 72

DRURY (8-4)— Jones 2, Carter 13, Simniok 2, Lockhart 18, Hall 6, Mitchell 5, Buie 4, Adams 9, Daniels 5, Fisher 2, Tillery 5, Oberbeck 1. Totals 24-57 15-23 72.

KY. WESLEYAN (11-0) — Young 22, Dawson 15, Walker 7, Johnson 7, McFarland 27, Shelley 2, Stewart 12. Totals 31-62 21-25 92.

Halftime—Ky. Wesleyan 56-38.

LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 72W. KENTUCKY 70 (OT)

LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE (8-8) — McClellan 3-9 0-0 9, Coleby 3-8 2-4 8, Mbamalu 1-3 0-0 2, Brown 2-7 0-0 4, Andrews 6-9 1-3 16, Payton 2-5 1-3 5, Jackson 0-0 0-0 0, Thomas 7-13 3-4 19, Thompson 0-0 0-0 0, Perez 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 3-6 3-3 9. Totals 27-61 10-17 72.

W. KENTUCKY (5-11) — Zollo 5-6 0-0 10, Fant 2-10 2-2 6, Gordon 6-16 7-9 20, Crook 8-17 2-2 18, Price 1-6 2-2 4, Anyigbo 0-1 0-0 0, Kaspar 0-5 0-0 0, McDonald 3-10 3-4 12, Snipes 0-1 0-0 0, Akol 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 25-75 16-19 70.

Halftime—Louisiana-Lafayette 27-26. End of regulation—Tied 62. Three-point goals—Louisiana-Lafayette 8-16 (Andrews 3-5, McClellan 3-7, Thomas 2-2, Perez 0-1, Smith 0-1), W. Kentucky 4-18 (McDonald 3-8, Gordon 1-4, Snipes 0-1, Crook 0-1, Price 0-2, Kaspar 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Louisiana-Lafayette 46 (Thomas 9), W. Kentucky 41 (Gordon 9). Assists—Louisiana-Lafayette 10 (Payton 5), W. Kentucky 11 (Crook, McDonald 3). Total fouls—Louisiana-Lafayette 15, W. Kentucky 16. Technical—Louisiana-Lafayette Bench. A—2,137.

MOREHEAD ST. 63JACKSONVILLE ST. 55

MOREHEAD ST. (8-8) — Kelly 6-11 7-8 20, Holden 2-6 0-0 6, Austin 2-4 0-0 4, Proffitt 1-7 6-8 9, Percell 1-2 0-0 2, Owens 3-6 1-2 7, Bailey 0-0 0-0 0, Mathieu 1-5 0-0 2, Atkinson 0-0 0-0 0, Ferguson 0-0 0-0 0, Warner 4-6 1-2 10, Chavis 1-1 1-2 3. Totals 21-48 16-22 63.

JACKSONVILLE ST. (5-12)— Hall 5-8 5-8 15, Boggs 3-4 0-0 6, Leggett 3-4 1-2 9, Williams 5-10 1-4 12, Cook 1-1 1-2 3, White 1-3 4-6 7, Mafra 0-0 0-0 0, Rackley 1-5 0-1 3, Gaines 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 19-38 12-23 55.

Halftime—Jacksonville St. 27-23. Three-point goals—Morehead St. 5-12 (Holden 2-3, Kelly 1-2, Warner 1-2, Proffitt 1-4, Austin 0-1), Jacksonville St. 5-16 (Leggett 2-2, White 1-2, Williams 1-4, Rackley 1-5, Gaines 0-3). Fouled out—Cook. Rebounds—Morehead St. 31 (Owens 11), Jacksonville St. 24 (Hall 9). Assists—Morehead St. 13 (Proffitt 4), Jacksonville St. 14 (Leggett 4). Total fouls—Morehead St. 20, Jacksonville St. 16. Technical—Jacksonville St. Bench. A—1,038.

Northern Ky. 76 William Jewell 72

WILLIAM JEWELL (4-5) — Bell 19, Larson 15, Mason 13, Mattson 11, Bilong 8, Uz 6. Totals 24-50 16-24 72.

NORTHERN KY. (11-0) — Jackson 19, Faulkner 14, Watson 12, Jones 12, Nealy 7, Van Hoose 6, Rack 6. Totals 26-53 18-28 76.

Halftime—Northern Ky. 33-23.

Pikeville 71, Campbellsville 71

CAMPBELLSVILLE (11-4) — Henderson 18, Smith 9, Bobson 7, Ennis 19, Bohm 2, Thomas 8, Myers 8. Totals 27-55 8-8 71.

PIKEVILLE (10-5) — Rhymes 6, Young 16, Whitaker 4, Setty 21, Watson 11, Ellis 4, Hines 6, Burrell 4. Totals 28-58 14-17 72.

Halftime—Pikeville 32-29.

College women

Friday's schedule

(All times p.m.)

STATE — Spalding at Principia, 7

TOP 25No. 7 Duke at Wake Forest, 6:30; Georgia Tech at No. 5 Maryland, 8:30

Thursday's scores

SEC

No. 11 Kentucky 84 Arkansas 72

Auburn 65 Alabama 55

Florida 59 Mississippi 55 LSU 53 Mississippi St. 48

South Carolina 65No. 24 Vanderbilt 55

No. 6 Tennessee 80No. 16 Georgia 51

STATE

Campbellsville 92 Pikeville 52

Drury 70 Ky. Wesleyan 60

Montreat 65 Union 63

Northern Ky. 73 William Jewell 41

TOP 25

No. 21 Delaware 74 Towson 51

No. 12 Miami 78 N.C. State 68

No. 19 Nebraska 62 Indiana 48

No. 25 North Carolina 78 Virginia 73

OregonNo. 4 Stanford (n)

No. 18 Purdue 63 Wisconsin 62

EAST

Binghamton 44 Stony Brook 32

Delaware 74 Towson 51

Hofstra 76 Drexel 65

New Hampshire 64 Hartford 45

Virginia Tech 38 Boston College 35

SOUTH

Alabama A&M 76 Grambling St. 64

Alabama St. 52 Jackson St. 49

Auburn 65 Alabama 55

Florida St. 59 Clemson 47

Howard 58 NJIT 31

James Madison 64 VCU 43

MVSU 79 Rust 44

Memphis 61 Tulane 59

Miami 78 NC State 68

Middle Tennessee 72 Troy 66 (OT)

North Carolina 78 Virginia 73 (2OT)

UAB 60 Rice 45

UCF 59 East Carolina 53

UNC Wilmington 60 Northeastern 53

William & Mary 76 George Mason 66

MIDWEST

Ball St. 54E. Michigan 51

Bradley 72 S. Illinois 59

Butler 73 Youngstown St. 64

Cent. Michigan 86 N. Illinois 67

Cleveland St. 49 Valparaiso 45

Ill.-Chicago 66 Detroit 59

N. Iowa 61 Evansville 51

Purdue 63 Wisconsin 52

W. Michigan 70 Toledo 67

Wright St. 64 Loyola of Chicago 62

SOUTHWEST

Alcorn St. 59 Prairie View 54

Southern U. 49 Texas Southern 39

Texas-Pan American 56 TCU 54

Campbellsville 92, PIkeville 52

CAMPBELLSVILLE (11-6) — Lee 27, Allen 6, Compton 5, Jehlik 8, Clifton 13,Owen 5, Kimberland 5, Shelley 5, Isaacs 5, Hellyer 2, Ramage 1, Young 6, Craig 4. Totals 33-70 18-27 92.

PIKEVILLE (4-12) — Haney 11, Conley 10, Wainscott 4, Jackson 6, Jones 4, Stamper 11, Haney 2, Lyons 2, Shouse-Stacy 2. Totals 22-55 7-19 52.

Halftime—Campbellsville 38-27.

Drury 70, Ky. Wesleyan 60

DRURY (8-4) — Funderburk 15, Bracker 18, Groose 10, Pritchard 5, Walker 2, Owens 4, Williamson 5, Carroll 4, Plemmons 7. Totals 23-55 22-27 70.

KY. WESLEYAN (8-3) — Ka.Rhoads 6, Behrens 9, Rowe 4, Barton 8, Ko.Rhoads 9, Smith 5, Goffinet 6, Phelps 4, Gambill 2, Mitchell 7. Totals 24-54 8-9 60.

Halftime—Drury 35-25.

Montreat 65, Union 63

UNION — Clark 10, Perkins 9, Pile 15, Thomas 6, Waters 17, Rice 6. Totals 22-55 10-17 63.

MONTREAT — Chavira 8, Wallace 8, Battle 19, Russell 11, Clontz 11, Chambers 4, Thomas 4. Totals 25-56 11-17 65.

Halftime—Montreat 35-32.

Northern Ky. 73William Jewell 41

WILLIAM JEWELL (6-3) — Switzer 6, Wood 7, Nicolay 2, Meeks 6, Smith 5, Mason 2, Wheeler 2, Hall 3, Danner 8. Totals 18-55 2-4 41.

NORTHERN KY. (9-2) — Bowling 5, Holton 10, Hamlet 2, Thacker 5, Mogan 13, Hodges 6, Simpson 5, Schaefer 2, Hopper 4, Bennett 21. Totals 26-51 16-22 73.

Halftime—Northern Ky. 31-19.

SOUTH CAROLINA 65No. 24 VANDERBILT 55

VANDERBILT (12-2) — Holzer 5-7 0-1 10, Schrann 4-8 0-0 8, Foggie 3-9 3-5 9, Lister 2-9 4-6 8, Brown 1-5 0-0 2, Coleman 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 1-2 0-0 3, Clarke 4-6 5-8 13, Watkins 1-1 0-2 2. Totals 21-48 12-22 55.

SOUTH CAROLINA (13-2) — Stephens 4-7 3-3 11, Grant 2-9 2-2 6, Sutton 4-10 2-3 10, White 3-5 2-2 8, Newton 0-1 0-0 0, Sellers 0-0 0-0 0, Wilson 0-0 0-0 0, Walker 2-12 2-2 6, Bruner 1-3 3-6 5, Roy 0-2 0-0 0, Welch 7-10 5-6 19, Decheva 0-0 0-0 0, Ibiam 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-59 19-24 65.

Halftime—South Carolina 35-25. Three-point goals—Vanderbilt 1-6 (Smith 1-2, Schrann 0-1, Brown 0-1, Lister 0-2), South Carolina 0-4 (Newton 0-1, Grant 0-1, Sutton 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Vanderbilt 33 (Clarke 7), South Carolina 37 (Stephens 8). Assists—Vanderbilt 7 (Lister 4), South Carolina 9 (Grant 3). Total fouls—Vanderbilt 20, South Carolina 20. A—2,077.

No. 6 TENNESSEE 80No. 16 GEORGIA 51

GEORGIA (12-3) — Hassell 4-7 0-0 8, Miller 1-8 0-0 3, Armstrong 4-7 0-0 9, James 3-12 2-4 8, Mitchell 6-16 1-2 14, Bennett 1-5 0-0 3, Donald 1-3 0-0 2, Willis 1-1 0-0 2, Ford 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 22-63 3-6 51.

TENNESSEE (11-3) — Manning 0-4 0-0 0, Johnson 8-11 6-11 22, Stricklen 5-15 2-3 12, Massengale 8-12 1-1 19, Simmons 3-11 2-2 10, Bass 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 0-5 2-2 2, Burdick 1-2 1-2 3, Harrison 1-4 2-3 4, Baugh 2-2 4-4 8. Totals 28-66 20-28 80.

Halftime—Tennessee 36-27. Three-point goals—Georgia 4-21 (Armstrong 1-2, Bennett 1-4, Mitchell 1-5, Miller 1-6, Ford 0-2, James 0-2), Tennessee 4-13 (Massengale 2-3, Simmons 2-7, Stricklen 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Georgia 32 (Mitchell 7), Tennessee 52 (Johnson 13). Assists—Georgia 7 (Armstrong 3), Tennessee 16 (Massengale 9). Total fouls—Georgia 21, Tennessee 9. A—13,721.

Football

NFL

Playoff schedule

Wild-card playoffs

Saturday's games

Cincinnati at Houston, 4:30 p.m.

Detroit at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 8

Atlanta at New York Giants, 1 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Denver, 4:30 p.m.

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 14

Atlanta, N.Y. Giants or New Orleans at San Francisco, 4:30 p.m.

Cincinnati, Pittsburgh or Denver at New England, 8 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 15

Pittsburgh, Denver or Houston at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Detroit, Atlanta or N.Y. Giants at Green Bay, 4:30 p.m.

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 22

TBD

Pro Bowl

Sunday, Jan. 29 at Honolulu

NFC vs. AFC

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 5 at Indianapolis

TBD

Injury report

DETROIT LIONS at NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — LIONS: DNP: WR Calvin Johnson (Achilles). LIMITED: CB Aaron Berry (shoulder), S Louis Delmas (knee), DT Nick Fairley (foot), S Chris Harris (back), CB Chris Houston (hand, knee), CB Alphonso Smith (foot), RB Kevin Smith (ankle, knee). FULL: DE Cliff Avril (back), DT Corey Williams (hip), DE Willie Young (ankle). SAINTS: DNP: LB Jonathan Casillas (knee), TE John Gilmore (toe), WR Lance Moore (hamstring). LIMITED: LB Jonathan Vilma (knee). FULL: S Jonathon Amaya (shoulder), S Malcolm Jenkins (neck), WR Robert Meachem (knee).

CINCINNATI BENGALS at HOUSTON TEXANS — BENGALS: DNP: T Anthony Collins (not injury related), QB Andy Dalton (illness), S Taylor Mays (hamstring), LB Dontay Moch (illness), DE Frostee Rucker (shoulder). LIMITED: RB Cedric Benson (foot), C Kyle Cook (foot), S Chris Crocker (knee). TEXANS: DNP: LB Bryan Braman (neck). LIMITED: CB Jason Allen (back), G Mike Brisiel (ankle), TE Owen Daniels (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (Achilles), T Derek Newton (hip), S Troy Nolan (ankle). FULL: G Antoine Caldwell (ankle), RB James Casey (knee), NT Shaun Cody (knee), TE Joel Dreessen (knee), RB Arian Foster (knee), WR Andre Johnson (hamstring), WR Bryant Johnson (thigh), CB Sherrick McManis (ankle), C Chris Myers (knee), S Glover Quin (ankle, elbow), T Eric Winston (calf), QB T.J. Yates (left shoulder).

ATLANTA FALCONS at NEW YORK GIANTS — FALCONS: DNP: DE John Abraham (not injury related), WR Harry Douglas (groin), TE Tony Gonzalez (not injury related), CB Brent Grimes (knee), C Todd McClure (not injury related), WR Kerry Meier (groin), S William Moore (groin), LB Stephen Nicholas (toe), TE Michael Palmer (knee), RB Michael Turner (groin), LB Sean Weatherspoon (head). LIMITED: DT Peria Jerry (calf), WR Julio Jones (thumb), TE Reggie Kelly (back), LB Curtis Lofton (ankle), RB Jason Snelling (knee), WR Roddy White (hip). FULL: DT Jonathan Babineaux (hamstring), RB Mike Cox (finger), CB Christopher Owens (hand). GIANTS: DNP: RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot), LB Mark Herzlich (ankle). LIMITED: TE Jake Ballard (knee), RB Da'Rel Scott (knee), DE Osi Umenyiora (ankle, knee).

PITTSBURGH STEELERS at DENVER BRONCOS — STEELERS: DNP: CB Cortez Allen (shoulder), LB James Harrison (toe), DE Brett Keisel (groin), RB Mewelde Moore (knee), S Troy Polamalu (calf). LIMITED: C Maurkice Pouncey (ankle), QB Ben Roethlisberger (ankle). FULL: C Doug Legursky (shoulder), LB LaMarr Woodley (hamstring). BRONCOS: DNP: S Brian Dawkins (neck), RB Spencer Larsen (knee), WR Eddie Royal (toe). LIMITED: S David Bruton (Achilles). FULL: LB Von Miller (thumb).

Golf

Professional

Africa Open

At East London, South Africa

6,770 -yard, par 37-36—73

East London Golf Club Course

Thomas Aiken 33-31—64 -9

Retief Goosen 35-30—65 -8

Jaco Ahlers 34-31—65 -8

Michael du Toit 33-33—66 -7

Phillip Price 33-33—66 -7

Dean O'Riley 35-31—66 -7

Maarten Lafeber 34-33—67 -6

Charles-Edouard Russo 36-31—67 -6

Richard Bland 35-32—67 -6

J.J. Senekal 35-32—67 -6

Danny Willett 33-34—67 -6

Shaun Norris 34-33—67 -6

Others

David Howell 35-33—68 -5

Louis Oosthuizen 37-32—69 -4

Scott Pinckney 36-33—69 -4

Hockey

NHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

N.Y. Rangers 25 9 4 54 113 81

Philadelphia 23 11 4 50 130 113

Pittsburgh 21 13 4 46 121 100

New Jersey 21 16 2 44 106 114

N.Y. Islanders 14 17 6 34 88 116

Northeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 26 10 1 53 138 69

Ottawa 21 15 5 47 127 136

Toronto 20 15 5 45 129 128

Buffalo 18 17 4 40 104 115

Montreal 15 18 7 37 106 113

Southeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Florida 20 12 8 48 105 110

Washington 21 15 2 44 114 110

Winnipeg 19 16 5 43 107 118

Tampa Bay 17 19 3 37 108 133

Carolina 13 21 7 33 106 139

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 24 12 4 52 132 116

Detroit 25 13 1 51 128 88

St. Louis 23 12 5 51 103 89

Nashville 21 15 4 46 106 112

Columbus 10 23 5 25 93 128

Northwest Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Vancouver 25 13 3 53 134 99

Minnesota 21 14 6 48 95 98

Colorado 22 18 1 45 110 116

Calgary 18 19 5 41 100 123

Edmonton 16 21 3 35 110 115

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

San Jose 21 11 4 46 105 86

Dallas 22 16 1 45 108 113

Los Angeles 19 14 7 45 87 92

Phoenix 19 17 4 42 103 107

Anaheim 10 22 6 26 88 127

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

Wednesday's games

Montreal 7, Winnipeg 3

Boston 6, New Jersey 1

Vancouver 3, Minnesota 0

San Jose 3, Anaheim 1

Thursday's games

Boston 9, Calgary 0

Toronto 4, Winnipeg 0

N.Y. Rangers 3, Florida 2 (OT)

Philadelphia 5, Chicago 4

Ottawa 4, Tampa Bay 1

St. Louis 4, Edmonton 3

Dallas 4, Nashville 1

Phoenix at Los Angeles (n)

Columbus at San Jose (n)

Friday's games

Florida at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

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

Buffalo at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Colorado at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Leaders

(Wednesday's games)

Goal scoring

Name Team GP G

Steven Stamkos Tampa Bay 38 27

Marian Gaborik NY Rangers 37 22

Phil Kessel Toronto 39 22

Jonathan Toews Chicago 39 22

James Neal Pittsburgh 38 21

Milan Michalek Ottawa 35 19

Patrick Sharp Chicago 39 19

Radim Vrbata Phoenix 40 19

Claude Giroux Philadelphia 33 18

Evander Kane Winnipeg 38 18

Joffrey Lupul Toronto 39 18

Matt Moulson NY Islanders 37 18

Daniel Sedin Vancouver 40 18

Thomas Vanek Buffalo 39 18

Scott Hartnell Philadelphia 37 17

Marian Hossa Chicago 38 17

Alex Ovechkin Washington 38 17

Michael Ryder Dallas 38 17

Kris Versteeg Florida 38 17

Erik Cole Montreal 40 16

Logan Couture San Jose 36 16

Jordan Eberle Edmonton 39 16

Johan Franzen Detroit 39 16

Curtis Glencross Calgary 39 16

Joe Pavelski San Jose 36 16

Assists

Name Team GP A

Henrik Sedin Vancouver 41 38

Erik Karlsson Ottawa 40 32

Nicklas Backstrom Washington 38 29

Brian Campbell Florida 39 28

Pavel Datsyuk Detroit 39 28

Claude Giroux Philadelphia 33 28

Evgeni Malkin Pittsburgh 31 28

Daniel Sedin Vancouver 40 28

Jamie Benn Dallas 38 27

Patrick Kane Chicago 39 27

Jason Pominville Buffalo 39 27

Jordan Eberle Edmonton 39 26

Joffrey Lupul Toronto 39 26

Jason Spezza Ottawa 40 26

Anze Kopitar Los Angeles 40 25

P.A. Parenteau NY Islanders 37 25

Teemu Selanne Anaheim 38 25

Marian Hossa Chicago 38 24

Joe Thornton San Jose 36 24

Phil Kessel Toronto 39 23

Mikko Koivu Minnesota 37 23

Kimmo Timonen Philadelphia 37 23

Blake Wheeler Winnipeg 39 23

Alexander Edler Vancouver 41 22

Ryan Nugent-Hopkin Edmonton 38 22

Tomas Plekanec Montreal 40 22

Stephen Weiss Florida 37 22

Game-winning goals

Name Team GP GW

Johan Franzen Detroit 39 8

Brad Richards NY Rangers 37 6

Dustin Brown Los Angeles 40 5

Alexandre Burrows Vancouver 39 5

Claude Giroux Philadelphia 33 5

Vincent Lecavalier Tampa Bay 38 5

Patrick Sharp Chicago 39 5

Steven Stamkos Tampa Bay 38 5

Radim Vrbata Phoenix 40 5

Nicklas Backstrom Washington 38 4

Troy Brouwer Washington 38 4

Pascal Dupuis Pittsburgh 38 4

Marian Gaborik NY Rangers 37 4

Niklas Kronwall Detroit 39 4

Andrew Ladd Winnipeg 39 4

Evgeni Malkin Pittsburgh 31 4

Matt Moulson NY Islanders 37 4

Benoit Pouliot Boston 31 4

Michael Ryder Dallas 38 4

Henrik Sedin Vancouver 41 4

Ryan Smyth Edmonton 39 4

Jonathan Toews Chicago 39 4

Thomas Vanek Buffalo 39 4

Kris Versteeg Florida 38 4

Plus/Minus

Name Team GP +/-

Tyler Seguin Boston 35 28

Brad Marchand Boston 36 26

Michael Del Zotto NY Rangers 37 25

Ian White Detroit 35 24

Marian Hossa Chicago 38 23

Patrice Bergeron Boston 36 22

Zdeno Chara Boston 34 22

Scott Hartnell Philadelphia 37 21

Chris Kelly Boston 36 21

Alexandre Burrows Vancouver 39 20

Johan Franzen Detroit 39 20

Alex Steen St Louis 36 20

Johnny Boychuk Boston 35 17

Nicklas Lidstrom Detroit 39 17

Daniel Sedin Vancouver 40 17

Marc-Edouard Vlasi San Jose 36 17

Stephen Weiss Florida 37 17

Odds

Glantz-Culver line

NCAA football

Friday

Cotton Bowl at Arlington, Texas

Favorite Open Today Underdog

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

BCS National Championship at New Orleans

Alabama +1 1 LSU

NFL playoffs

Saturday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

at Houston 3 3 Cincinnati

at New Orleans 10 10½ Detroit

Sunday

at N.Y. Giants 3½ 3 Atlanta

Pittsburgh 8 8½ at Denver

NCAA basketball

Favorite Friday Underdog

at Detroit 5½ Valparaiso

at Wright St. pk Butler

at Rider 7 Marist

Fairfield 4½ at Siena

at Iona 21½ Niagara

NBA

Favorite Friday Underdog

Atlanta 3 at Charlotte

at Philadelphia 8 Detroit

at Toronto 8½ New Jersey

New York 6½ at Washington

at Boston 7 Indiana

at Orlando 2 Chicago

at Oklahoma City 10 Houston

at Minnesota 7½ Cleveland

Denver 6 at New Orleans

at Utah pk Memphis

Portland 2 at Phoenix

at L.A. Lakers 10½ Golden State

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