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BASEBALL

COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE—Suspended Milwaukee LHP Will West 100 games after testing positive for an amphetamine, in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, as well as a third positive test for a drug of abuse.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Agreed to terms with OF Delmon Young on a minor league contract.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Agreed to terms with RHP Brian Omogrosso on a minor league contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Invited OF Adron Chambers, INF Cesar Izturis, RHP Peter Moylan and INF Gregorio Petit to spring training.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Agreed to terms with RHP Yeiper Castillo, LHP Wade LeBlanc, LHP Mark Mulder, INF Shawn O'Malley, C Luis Martinez, LHP Clay Rapada and LHP Justin Thomas on minor league contracts.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Agreed to terms with 2B Brian Roberts on a one-year contract.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Agreed to terms with LHP Jeff Francis on a minor league contract.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Agreed to terms with OF Seth Smith on a one-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Agreed to terms with RHP Kameron Loe on a minor league contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Signed C Dewayne Dedmon to a 10-day contract. Assigned G Lorenzo Brown to Delaware (NBADL).

NBA Development League

TEXAS LEGENDS—Claimed G-F P.J. Hairston from the NBADL waiver pool.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS—Signed DE DE Kourtnei Brown, RB Anthony Allen and G Randy Colling to reserve/future contracts.

DENVER BRONCOS—Placed CB Chris Harris Jr. and DE Derek Wolfe on injured reserve. Signed CB Marquice Cole. Signed OT Vinston Painter from the practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS—Named Jim Caldwell coach.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Signed S Tony Dye to a reserve/future contract. Re-signed defensive coordinator Jason Tarver.

COLLEGE

GEORGIA—Named Jeremy Pruitt defensive coordinator.

OREGON—Promoted linebackers coach Don Pellum to defensive coordinator.

STANFORD—Announced S Ed Reynolds will enter the NFL draft.

Basketball

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 19 17 .528 —

Brooklyn 15 22 .405 4½

New York 15 23 .395 5

Boston 13 26 .333 7½

Philadelphia 12 25 .324 7½

Southeast Division

Miami 27 10 .730 —

Atlanta 20 18 .526 7½

Washington 17 19 .472 9½

Charlotte 16 23 .410 12

Orlando 10 28 .263 17½

Central Division

Indiana 30 7 .811 —

Chicago 17 19 .472 12½

Detroit 16 22 .421 14½

Cleveland 13 24 .351 17

Milwaukee 7 30 .189 23

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 30 8 .789 —

Houston 25 14 .641 5½

Dallas 23 16 .590 7½

Memphis 18 19 .486 11½

New Orleans 15 22 .405 14½

Northwest Division

Portland 28 9 .757 —

Oklahoma City 28 10 .737 ½

Denver 19 18 .514 9

Minnesota 18 19 .486 10

Utah 13 26 .333 16

Pacific Division

L.A. Clippers 26 13 .667 —

Golden State 25 14 .641 1

Phoenix 21 16 .568 4

L.A. Lakers 14 23 .378 11

Sacramento 13 23 .361 11½

Tuesday's games

Indiana 116, Sacramento 92

Charlotte 108, New York 98

Memphis 90, Oklahoma City 87

Cleveland at L.A. Lakers (n)

Wednesday's games

Chicago at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Charlotte at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Miami at Washington, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Sacramento at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Memphis at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Utah at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Cleveland at Portland, 10 p.m.

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

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

Thursday's games

Brooklyn vs. Atlanta at London, England, 3 p.m.

New York at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Houston, 9:30 p.m.bobcats 108, knicks 98

NEW YORK (98) — Anthony 9-22 2-2 20, Bargnani 3-4 1-2 8, Chandler 2-2 1-1 5, Felton 5-12 2-2 13, Shumpert 2-5 0-1 5, Martin 3-6 0-0 6, Stoudemire 6-10 5-5 17, Hardaway Jr. 4-10 2-3 12, Murry 0-3 0-0 0, Udrih 2-3 1-2 6, Tyler 3-4 0-0 6, Aldrich 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-81 14-18 98.

CHARLOTTE (108) Kidd-Gilchrist 3-12 2-4 8, McRoberts 0-4 4-6 4, Jefferson 14-20 7-8 35, Walker 9-15 5-7 25, Henderson 6-13 4-4 17, Tolliver 3-3 0-0 9, Zeller 1-2 0-0 2, Sessions 1-4 4-4 6, Biyombo 1-2 0-0 2, Douglas-Roberts 0-0 0-0 0, Adrien 0-0 0-0 0, Pargo 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-75 26-33 108.

New York 24 22 27 25— 98

Charlotte 27 28 23 30—108

Three-point goals—New York 6-17 (Hardaway Jr. 2-6, Felton 1-1, Udrih 1-1, Bargnani 1-1, Shumpert 1-4, Anthony 0-4), Charlotte 6-14 (Tolliver 3-3, Walker 2-5, Henderson 1-3, McRoberts 0-1, Zeller 0-1, Kidd-Gilchrist 0-1). Fouled out—Felton. Rebounds—New York 39 (Anthony, Martin 6), Charlotte 51 (Jefferson 8). Assists—New York 21 (Udrih 5), Charlotte 21 (Walker, Sessions 5). Total fouls—New York 23, Charlotte 20. Technicals—Felton, Charlotte Coach Clifford. A—15,156 (19,077).

PACERS 116, KINGS 92

SACRAMENTO (92) — Gay 6-14 0-0 12, Thompson 0-4 1-2 1, Cousins 12-21 7-7 31, Thomas 3-9 0-0 7, Thornton 3-7 0-0 7, Acy 3-4 0-0 6, Fredette 4-10 0-0 9, Williams 4-11 1-4 9, McLemore 3-9 0-0 7, Gray 1-2 1-4 3, Outlaw 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 39-92 10-17 92.

INDIANA (116) — George 10-18 7-8 31, West 7-11 2-2 16, Hibbert 4-8 2-3 10, G.Hill 4-9 0-0 9, Stephenson 5-7 3-4 13, Granger 3-8 2-2 9, Scola 4-6 1-2 9, Watson 5-6 0-0 10, Mahinmi 0-1 2-2 2, Butler 1-3 0-0 2, Copeland 2-3 0-0 4, Sloan 0-2 0-0 0, Johnson 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 45-82 20-25 116.

Sacramento 20 25 29 18— 92

Indiana 25 34 27 30—116

Three-point goals—Sacramento 4-13 (Thomas 1-2, McLemore 1-2, Thornton 1-2, Fredette 1-3, Outlaw 0-1, Gay 0-1, Williams 0-2), Indiana 6-16 (George 4-7, G.Hill 1-2, Granger 1-4, Stephenson 0-1, Butler 0-1, Watson 0-1). Rebounds—Sacramento 50 (Cousins 13), Indiana 52 (West 8). Assists—Sacramento 13 (Fredette 4), Indiana 24 (Stephenson 5). Total fouls—Sacramento 21, Indiana 17. A—17,530 (18,165).college men

tuesday's scores

SEC

No. 7 Florida 72 Georgia 50

Arkansas 87No. 13 Kentucky 85 (OT)

TOP 25

Indiana 75No. 3 Wisconsin 72

No. 8 Wichita St. 72 Bradley 50

No. 19 Cincinnati 69Temple 58

No. 20 Creighton 88 Butler 60

No. 22 Pittsburgh 81 Georgia Tech 74

Kansas St. 72No. 25 Oklahoma 66

wednesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Auburn at Tennessee, 7; Mississippi St. at Alabama, 8; South Carolina at Texas A&M, 8; Louisiana St. at Mississippi, 9

STATE—Indiana-East at Asbury, 7; Reinhardt at Union, 7:30; Transylvania at Earlham, 7:30; Greenville at Spalding, 8; Thomas More at Westminster, 8

TOP 25No. 4 Michigan St. at Northwestern, 7; TCU at No. 9 Oklahoma St., 8; Fresno St. at No. 10 San Diego St., 10; No. 12 Baylor at Texas Tech, 9; No. 16 Massachusetts at George Mason, 7; St. Bonaventure at No. 24 St. Louis, 8

naia poll

With records, total points, previous ranking, and first-place votes in parentheses:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Pikeville ( 9 ) 14 - 1 250 1

2. SAGU 12-1 242 2

3. Cal St.-San Marcos 19-1 232 4

4. Columbia, Mo. (1) 15-1 226 3

5. Evangel 14-3 210 6

6. Freed-Hardeman 11-0 209 11

7. Arizona Christian 14-1 203 8

8. Talladega 16-2 201 7

9. William Carey 9-2 185 9

10. Concordia 13-3 175 5

11. St. Gregory's 13-1 174 12

12. Wiley 11-1 163 14

13. Culver-Stockton 12-3 151 19

14. St. Catharine 10 - 5 136 23

15. Benedictine 11-4 127 15

16. (tie) Emmanuel 13-2 123 —

16. (tie) Philander Smith12-5 123 17

18. Georgetown 12 - 4 113 13

19. Westminster 11-7 105 —

20. Vanguard 13-2 102 21

21. Mid. Am.-Christian 8-4 93 18

22. (tie) Lewis-Clark St. 16-4 77 —

22. (tie) Xavier, La. 13-4 77 24

24. Wayland Baptist 12-2 64 —

25. Hope International 12-3 52 —

college women

tuesday's scores

TOP 25

No. 11 Oklahoma St. 65 TCU 53

Memphis 74 No. 23 Rutgers 73 (OT)

wednesday's games

(All times p.m.)

STATE—Reinhardt at Union, 5:30; Greenville at Spalding, 6; Thomas More at Westminster, 6; Central Florida at No. 5 Louisville, 7; Earlham at Transylvania, 7:30; Arkansas-Little Rock at Western Ky., 8

TOP 25—West Virginia at No. 13 Iowa St., 8; Michigan at No. 22 Purdue, 7

usa today poll

The USA Today Women's college basketball poll, with first -place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 13, total points (based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote), and last week's ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Connecticut (32) 18-0 800 1

2. Notre Dame 15-0 760 2

3. Duke 16-1 733 3

4. Stanford 15-1 713 4

5. Louisville 16 - 1 669 5

6. Maryland 14-1 638 6

7. Baylor 14-2 578 7

8. South Carolina 16-1 571 11

9. North Carolina 14-3 506 12

10. Tennessee 13-3 491 8

11. Iowa St. 14-1 478 9

12. Kentucky 14 - 3 467 10

13. Oklahoma St. 14-1 432 16

14. Louisiana St. 13-3 354 13

15. California 12-3 333 19

16. Nebraska 12-3 300 14

17. Penn St. 11-4 275 15

18. Florida St. 14-2 267 17

19. Purdue 11-4 183 20

20. Colorado 11-4 150 18

21. N.C. State 15-2 107 23

21. Texas A&M 13-4 107 —

23. Gonzaga 14-3 96 —

24. Arizona St. 14-2 91 —

25. Vanderbilt 14-3 64 —

Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 61, West Virginia 39, Rutgers 34, Syracuse 21, Middle Tennessee 15, Florida 14, Indiana 12, Dayton 11, Bowling Green 8, Georgia 7, Michigan St. 6, Texas 5, Iowa 2, BYU 1, Marist 1.

Football

NFL

playoff schedule

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sunday's games

AFC: New England at Denver, 3 p.m. (CBS-27)

NFC: San Francisco at Seattle, 6:30 p.m. (Fox-56)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 2 at East Rutherford, N.J.

AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6:30 p.m. (Fox-56)

Hockey

NHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 29 15 2 60 132 102

Tampa Bay 28 15 4 60 136 113

Montreal 26 16 5 57 118 111

Toronto 23 20 5 51 132 146

Detroit 20 16 10 50 118 127

Ottawa 21 18 8 50 134 146

Florida 18 21 7 43 109 141

Buffalo 13 27 5 31 80 125Metropolitan Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 22 16 8 52 137 137

Philadelphia 24 19 4 52 125 132

N.Y. Rangers 24 21 3 51 119 126

New Jersey 20 18 10 50 112 118

Columbus 22 20 4 48 129 131

Carolina 19 18 9 47 111 130

N.Y. Islanders 18 23 7 43 132 156

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 30 8 11 71 177 135

St. Louis 32 8 5 69 163 100

Colorado 29 12 5 63 135 117

Minnesota 25 19 5 55 118 122

Dallas 20 18 7 47 127 139

Nashville 20 21 7 47 113 143

Winnipeg 20 23 5 45 133 146

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 35 8 5 75 161 119

San Jose 29 12 6 64 150 117

Los Angeles 28 14 5 61 120 96

Vancouver 24 14 9 57 123 115

Phoenix 21 16 9 51 135 143

Calgary 16 25 6 38 105 148

Edmonton 15 28 5 35 126 169

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

Tuesday's games

San Jose 2, Washington 1 (SO)

Toronto 4, Boston 3

Tampa Bay 2, N.Y. Rangers 1

Philadelphia 4, Buffalo 3

New Jersey 4, Montreal 1

Florida 4, N.Y. Islanders 2

Colorado 3, Chicago 2 (OT)

St. Louis 2, Phoenix 1

Nashville 4, Calgary 2

Ottawa 3, Minnesota 0

Edmonton at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Buffalo at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Washington at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m.

Vancouver at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m.

Odds

Glantz-Culver Line

NFL playoffs

Sunday

Favorite Open Tues. Underdog

at Denver 6½ 4½ New England

at Seattle 3 3½ San Francisco

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

Massachusetts 5½ at George Mason

at La Salle 10 Rhode Island

at Tennessee 11½ Auburn

at James Madison 1 Northeastern

at Saint Joseph's 11 Duquesne

Clemson 4 at Virginia Tech

at Xavier 6 Georgetown

at Maryland 4 Notre Dame

at Rutgers 4½ UCF

at Indiana St. 10½ Missouri St.

at Bowling Green 7½ Cent. Michigan

at Toledo 7½ Buffalo

at Akron 12 Miami (Ohio)

at Detroit 2 Valparaiso

at UNC Wilmington 5 Hofstra

at Delaware 6½ William & Mary

Michigan St. 11 at Northwestern

at SMU 12 South Florida

Kent St. 4½ at N. Illinois

at Oklahoma St. 22 TCU

at Ohio 14½ Ball St.

Drake 1 at Loyola of Chicago

at Illinois St. 7½ Evansville

at Alabama 10½ Mississippi St.

at Texas A &M 6½ South Carolina

at Saint Louis 11½ St. Bonaventure

at Miami 1 Florida St.

at Wake Forest 1½ N.C. State

Dayton 8 at Fordham

Baylor 3½ at Texas Tech

at Mississippi 3 LSU

at New Mexico 9 UNLV

at Utah St. 7½ Colorado St.

at Illinois 5 Purdue

at Air Force 6½ San Jose St.

at San Diego St. 16½ Fresno St.

at Stanford 11 Washington St.

at California 10 Washington

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