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Scoreboard: Jan. 6

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BASEBALL

American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Announced the retirement of vice president of baseball operations/assistant general manager Dean Taylor, who will continue as a consultant to baseball operations. Promoted J.J. Picollo to vice president/assistant general manager of player personnel; Rene Francisco to vice president/assistant general manager of major league; international operations and Scott Sharp to assistant general manager/baseball operations; Jin Wong to assistant general manager/baseball administration; Chino Cadahia to senior coordinator/player development; Kyle Vena to director baseball administration; Mike Groopman to director baseball operations/analytics; and John Williams to director baseball analytics/player personnel. Named Ronnie Richardson director minor league operations, Daniel Mack director baseball analytics/research science, Chris Getz baseball operations assistant/player development, Phillip Stringer baseball operations assistant and Nick Relic minor league video coordinator.

TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms with INF Adam Rosales on a one-year contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Agreed to terms with INF Cliff Pennington on a one-year contract.

COLORADO ROCKIES—Agreed to terms with C Nick Hundley a two-year contract. Designated RHP Chris Martin for assignment.

NEW YORK METS—Agreed to terms with RHP Buddy Carlyle on a minor league contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Harang on a one-year contract.

BASKETBALL

Women's National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES SPARKS—Named Brian Agler coach.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Signed RB Zach Bauman, TE Ted Bolser, G John Fullington, WR Travis Harvey, CB Jimmy Legree, OT Kelvin Palmer, WR Ryan Spadola, CB Ross Weaver and CB Darren Woodard to future contracts.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Signed DT Chigbo Anunoby, DE Leon Mackey and CB DeMarcus Van Dyke to future contracts.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Signed TE Rob Blanchflower, CB Kevin Fogg, WR C.J. Goodwin, DE Ethan Hemer, LB Howard Jones, DL Joe Kruger and OL Alejandro Villanueva to future contracts.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed DT Landon Cohen.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed S M.D. Jennings, TE Taylor Sloat and P Chase Tenpenny.

TENNESSEE TITANS—Signed TE Dorin Dickerson to a futures contract.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS—Re-signed defensive coordinator Robb Smith.

AUBURN—Fired co-defensive coordinator Charlie Harbison.

FLORIDA—Named Doug Nussmeier offensive coordinator; Geoff Collins defensive coordinator; Randy Shannon associate head coach, co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach; Terrell Williams defensive line coach; Kirk Callahan defensive backs coach; Mike Summers offensive line coach; Greg Nord tight ends and special teams coach, Tim Skipper running backs coach and Mike Kent director of strength and conditioning. Announced senior QB Jeff Driskel will transfer to Louisiana Tech.

HOUSTON—Named Craig Naivar named assistant head coach, co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach; Jason Washington special teams coordinator and cornerbacks coach; Drew Mehringer wide receivers coach and Corby Meekins tight ends coach.

KENTUCKY—Agreed to terms with tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow to a contract extension through June 2018.

MICHIGAN STATE—Announced CB Trae Waynes will enter the NFL draft.

MISSISSIPPI STATE—Named Manny Diaz defensive coordinator.

SMU—Named Joe Craddock offensive coordinator and Van Malone defensive coordinator, Dustin Fry offensive line coach, Keith Gunn defensive assistant coach, Jess Loepp defensive backs coach, Claude Mathis running backs coach, Archie McDaniel linebackers coach, Justin Stepp receivers coach and Bill Young defensive line coach.

TENNESSEE—Announced sophomore WR Drae Bowles will transfer to Chattanooga.

VANDERBILT—Named Andy Ludwig offensive coordinator.

WASHINGTON—Announced LB Shaq Thompson will enter the NFL draft.

WEST VIRGINIA—Named Shane Lyons athletic director.

Basketball

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EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 24 10 .706 —

Brooklyn 16 18 .471 8

Boston 11 21 .344 12

Philadelphia 5 28 .152 18½

New York 5 32 .135 20½

Southeast Division

Atlanta 25 8 .758 —

Washington 23 11 .676 2½

Miami 15 20 .429 11

Orlando 13 24 .351 14

Charlotte 12 24 .333 14½

Central Division

Chicago 25 10 .714 —

Cleveland 19 16 .543 6

Milwaukee 18 17 .514 7

Indiana 13 22 .371 12

Detroit 10 23 .303 14WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Memphis 25 9 .735 —

Dallas 26 10 .722 —

Houston 23 11 .676 2

San Antonio 21 14 .600 4½

New Orleans 17 17 .500 8

Northwest Division

Portland 26 8 .765 —

Oklahoma City 17 17 .500 9

Denver 15 20 .429 11½

Utah 12 22 .353 14

Minnesota 5 28 .152 20½

Pacific Division

Golden State 26 5 .839 —

L.A. Clippers 23 11 .676 4½

Phoenix 20 16 .556 8½

Sacramento 14 20 .412 13½

L.A. Lakers 11 23 .324 16½

Monday's games

Philadelphia 95, Cleveland 92

Charlotte 104, Boston 95

Dallas 96, Brooklyn 88 (OT)

Washington 92, New Orleans 85

Chicago 114, Houston 105

Memphis 105, New York 83

Denver 110, Minnesota 101

Indiana at Utah (n)

L.A. Lakers at Portland (n)

Atlanta at L.A. Clippers (n)

Oklahoma City at Golden State (n)

Tuesday's games

Phoenix at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

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

wizards 92, pelicans 85

WASHINGTON (92) — Pierce 6-8 0-0 14, Nene 3-5 0-0 6, Gortat 4-11 2-3 10, Wall 6-15 3-4 15, Beal 3-10 0-0 6, Humphries 5-11 0-0 10, Butler 2-7 5-6 9, Porter 3-5 0-0 6, Seraphin 1-2 2-2 4, Miller 5-5 2-2 12. Totals 38-79 14-17 92.

NEW ORLEANS (85) — Babbitt 0-0 0-0 0, Davis 9-12 3-4 21, Asik 1-1 0-0 2, Holiday 6-16 0-0 13, Gordon 2-8 2-2 6, Cunningham 3-6 0-0 6, Evans 7-14 5-6 21, Anderson 4-12 3-5 14, Fredette 0-2 0-0 0, Rivers 1-2 0-0 2, Ajinca 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 33-74 13-17 85.

Washington 27 25 17 23—92

New Orleans 23 21 20 21—85

Three-point goals—Washington 2-10 (Pierce 2-2, Porter 0-1, Beal 0-3, Wall 0-4), New Orleans 6-19 (Anderson 3-5, Evans 2-4, Holiday 1-5, Fredette 0-1, Gordon 0-4). Rebounds—Washington 45 (Porter, Nene 7), New Orleans 44 (Davis 10). Assists—Washington 23 (Wall 12), New Orleans 19 (Holiday, Gordon 5). Total fouls—Washington 15, New Orleans 18. A—16,182 (16,867).

college men

monday's scores

STATE

Berea 70 Johnson 54

Georgetown def. Cincinnati-Clermont, forfeit

Martin Methodist 85 Lindsey Wilson 74

Pikeville 108 Florida College 71

TOP 25

No. 13 Notre Dame 71No. 18 N. Carolina 70

No. 14 West Virginia 78 Texas Tech 67

No. 16 Oklahoma 70No. 10 Texas 49

tuesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SECNo. 23 Arkansas at Georgia, 7; Missisippi at No. 1 Kentucky, 7; Auburn at Vanderbilt, 9; Texas A&M at Alabama, 9

STATE—Indiana-SE at Brescia, 7; Fontbonne at Spalding, 8

TOP 25No. 8 Villanova at No. 24 St. John's, 9; Oklahoma at No. 17 Iowa St., 9; No. 22 Ohio St. at Minnesota, 9

college women

monday's scores

SEC

No. 7 Tennessee 57 Vanderbilt 49

STATE

Ky. Wesleyan 84 Ursuline 57

TOP 25

No. 11 Oregon St. Southern Cal (n)

No. 15 Stanford 55 Utah 44

Washington St.No. 18 Arizona St. (n)

No. 22 Princeton 75 Hampton 63tuesday's games

(All times p.m.)

STATE—Indiana-SE at Brescia, 5; Berea at Cincinnati-Clermont, 5:30; Fontbonne at Spalding, 6; Asbury at Midway, 7; Georgetown at Northern Ky., 7

TOP 25No. 5 Baylor at Kansas St., 8

ap poll

The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 4, 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. South Carolina (24) 14-0 864 1

2. Connecticut (7) 12-1 836 2

3. Texas (4) 12-0 815 3

4. Notre Dame 14-1 766 4

5. Baylor 12-1 709 6

6. Louisville 14-1 666 7

7. Tennessee 11-2 652 8

8. North Carolina 14-1 613 9

9. Texas A&M 14-2 595 5

10. Kentucky 13-2 546 11

11. Oregon St. 11-1 509 13

12. Maryland 11-2 499 14

13. Duke 10-4 489 10

14. Mississippi St. 17-0 431 17

15. Stanford 9-4 405 15

16. Oklahoma St. 10-2 289 18

17. Iowa 11-2 274 20

18. Arizona St. 12-1 255 22

19. Nebraska 10-3 217 12

20. Georgia 13-2 204 19

21. Syracuse 10-4 124 21

22. Princeton 15-0 107 —

23. Minnesota 14-1 100 —

24. Rutgers 10-4 94 16

25. Western Ky. 12-2 40 —

Others receiving votes: Washington 39, St. John's 38, Chattanooga 33, Florida St. 32, Washington St. 18, California 17, Seton Hall 17, Ohio St. 15, Northwestern 12, Green Bay 11, DePaul 10, Long Beach St. 10, South Florida 9, West Virginia 5, George Washington 3, James Madison 3, Arkansas 2, Texas Tech 2.

high school boys

monday's scores

Bellevue 72 Calvary Christian 35

Davieess Co. 68 Greenwood 58

Dayton 81 Heritage Academy 62

Elliott Co. 55 West Carter 38

Evangel Christian 72 Eminence 60

Gallatin Co. 72 Lloyd Memorial 67

Grant Co. 84 Williamstown 55

Grayson Co. 46 Frederick Fraize 36

Hopkins Co. Central 54 Fort Campbell 40

Jackson City 81 Wolfe Co. 60

Johnson Central 82 Pike Co. Central 69

Leslie Co. 74 Harlan 40

Newport Cent. Cath. 90 Cov. Holy Cross 54

North Oldham 75 Jeffersontown 72

Owsley Co. 63 Red Bird 41

Phelps 61 Hurley (Va.) 38

Pineville 61 Lynn Camp 46

Pleasure Ridge Park 67 Lou. Holy Cross 53

Shelby Valley 68 Belfry 55

St. Patrick 57 Nicholas Co. 46

St. Xavier 62 DeSales 55 (OT)

ap poll

The Kentucky Associated Press high school basketball polls, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, total points and previous rankings:

W-L Pts

1. Ballard (3) 11-2 75

2. Louisville Trinity (2)   9-3 68

3. (tie) Henderson Co. (3) 12-1 68

3. (tie) Knott Co. Central 11-1 68

5. Manual 12-1 46

6. Newport Central Catholic 6-2 41

7. Hopkinsville 11-3 32

8. Owensboro 12-2 24

9. Doss (1) 10-2 17

10. Southwestern 12-2 13

Others receiving votes: Clay Co. 12, Cov. Catholic 10, Taylor Co. 10, Webster Co. (1) 10, Sheldon Clark 9, Mason Co. 8, Williamsburg 7, Lexington Catholic 5, Boyd Co. 4, Lincoln Co. 4, Scott Co. 4, West Jessamine 3, Bryan Station 3. Bowling Green 2, Oldham Co. 2, Pleasure Ridge Park 2, Owen Co. 1, Calloway Co. 1, Daviess Co. 1.

high school girls

monday's scores

Ashland Blazer 56 Boyd Co. 53

Bell Co. 70 Clay Co. 38

Bracken Co. 59 Harrison Co. 48

Breathitt Co. 61 Estill Co. 52

Breckinridge Co. 76 Butler Co. 47

Casey Co. 67 Whitley Co. 42

Dayton 58 Heritage Academy 18

East Carter 55 Greenup Co. 33

East Jessamine 66 Western Hills 63 (OT)

East Ridge 54 Prestonsburg 37

Elizabethtown 83 Central Hardin 21

Evansville Central (Ind.) 56 Apollo 37

Evansville Harrison (Ind.) 61 Madisonville 49

Fleming Co. 63 Bath Co. 33

Garrard Co. 58 West Jessamine 35

Highlands 42 Notre Dame 34

Knott Co. Central 61 Hazard 23

Lee Co. 65 Berea 45

Leslie Co. 69 Harlan 66 (OT)

Lincoln Co. 59 Montgomery Co. 45

Lynn Camp 49 Pineville 42

Menifee Co. 51 Powell Co. 37

Oldham Co. 40 Collegiate 37

Paintsville 58 Sheldon Clark 57

Pleasure Ridge Park 56 Lou. Holy Cross 37

Pulaski Co. 62 Taylor Co. 36

Raceland 52 St. Joseph Central (Ohio) 45

Southwestern 61 Boyle Co. 48

Todd Co. Central 48 Fort Campbell 32

Villa Madonna 54 Calvary Christian 20

Warren Central 74 Monroe Co. 57

ap poll

The Kentucky Associated Press high school basketball polls, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, total points and previous rankings:

W-L Pts

1. Elizabethtown (8) 13-2 84

2. Henderson Co. 10-1 74

3. Holmes 12-0 56

4. Butler 11-0 44

5. Male (1) 11-0 42

6. Mercer Co. 12-2 28

7. Allen Co.-Scottsville   9-3 27

8. (tie) Highlands 11-1 22

8. (tie) Cov. Holy Cross 11-2 22

10. Ashland Blazer   8-321

Others receiving votes: Manual 21, Eastern 13, Franklin Co. 13, Clinton Co. 13, Southwestern 13, Leslie Co. (1) 10, Simon Kenton 9, Paducah Tilghman 8, Bell Co. 8, Mercy 7, Shelby Valley 6. South Warren 4, Paul Dunbar 2, Danville 1, Murray 1, Clark Co. 1.

Hockey

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EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 26 11 2 54 108 89

Tampa Bay 25 12 4 54 134 108

Detroit 20 10 9 49 109 99

Toronto 21 16 3 45 130 122

Boston 19 15 6 44 104 108

Florida 17 11 9 43 87 97

Ottawa 16 15 7 39 102 105

Buffalo 14 23 3 31 77 136

Metropolitan Division

Pittsburgh 24 10 5 53 118 94

N.Y. Islanders 26 12 1 53 121 109

Washington 20 11 7 47 112 99

N.Y. Rangers 21 11 4 46 113 90

Columbus 17 17 3 37 96 119

Philadelphia 14 18 7 35 106 120

New Jersey 14 20 7 35 90 117

Carolina 12 23 4 28 77 102

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Nashville 25 9 4 54 116 88

Chicago 26 11 2 54 124 85

St. Louis 23 13 3 49 118 99

Winnipeg 20 12 7 47 101 93

Dallas 18 14 6 42 119 124

Minnesota 18 15 4 40 104 106

Colorado 15 16 8 38 101 117

Pacific Division

Anaheim 26 9 6 58 115 110

Vancouver 22 12 3 47 109 98

Los Angeles 19 12 9 47 112 103

San Jose 20 14 5 45 106 103

Calgary 21 16 3 45 115 105

Arizona 15 19 4 34 92 124

Edmonton 9 22 9 27 88 135

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

Monday's game

San Jose at Winnipeg (n)

Tuesday's games

Buffalo at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

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

Carolina at Nashville, 8 p.m.

San Jose at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Colorado at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Columbus at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

St. Louis at Arizona, 9 p.m.

Detroit at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

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

Odds

glantz-culver line

ncaa basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

at Kentucky 23 Mississippi

Connecticut 8½ at South Florida

at Houston 7 UCF

at Cincinnati 15 East Carolina

at Georgetown 8 Marquette

at Florida St. 8½ Virginia Tech

at Penn St. 2 Michigan

at Georgia 2 Arkansas

at Akron 4 W. Michigan

at Toledo 8 Cent. Michigan

at George Washington16 Saint Louis

at Butler 6 Providence

at Vanderbilt 8 Auburn

at Minnesota 2 Ohio St.

Pittsburgh 1 at Boston College

Villanova 3½ at St. John's

at Alabama 3½ Texas A&M

at Iowa St. 5 Oklahoma St.

at San Diego St. 8 New Mexico

at Iona 11 Quinnipiac

ncaa football

Playoff finals at Arlington, Texas

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

Oregon 7 6½ Ohio St.

nfl playoffs

DIVISIONAL ROUND

Saturday

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

at New England 7 7 Baltimore

at Seattle 11½ 11 Carolina

Sunday, January 11

at Green Bay 6½ 6½ Dallas

at Denver 7 7 Indianapolis

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