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Scoreboard: Jan. 7

Transactions

BASEBALL

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Named Randy Johnson special assistant to the president and CEO.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA—Fined Indiana G C.J. Watson $5,000 for violating the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season.

BROOKLYN NETS—Released F Brandon Davies.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS—Signed G Alex Kupper to a future contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Signed LB L.J. Fort, OT Dan France, NT Kwame Geathers, DB Onterio McCalebb, TE Jake Murphy and WRs Tevin Reese and Eric Ward to future contracts.

MIAMI DOLPHINS—Named Mike Tannenbaum executive vice president of football operations.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS—Fired coach Randy Carlyle.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS—Signed men's basketball coach Mike Anderson a two-year contract extension through the 2019-20 season.

CHARLOTTE—Announced men's basketball coach Alan Major will take an indefinite medical leave of absence. Promoted associate head coach Ryan Odom to interim head coach.

CLEMSON—Announced P Bradley Pinion will enter the NFL draft.

FLORIDA STATE—CB P.J. Williams will enter the NFL draft.

MEMPHIS—Suspended men's basketball G/F Kuran Iverson two games.

OKLAHOMA—Fired co-offensive coordinators Josh Heupel and Jay Norvell. Promoted defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery to co-defensive coordinator. Announced WR Dorial Green-Beckham and DT Jordan Phillips will enter the NFL draft.

STANFORD—Announced OT Andrus Peat will enter the NFL draft.

Baseball

major league

2015 hall of fame voting

549 ballots cast,

412 (75%) votes needed for election

2015 inductees: Randy Johnson 534 (97.3%), Pedro Martinez 500 (91.1), John Smoltz 455 (82.9), Craig Biggio 454 (82.7)

Others receiving votes: Mike Piazza 384 (69.9), Jeff Bagwell 306 (55.7), Tim Raines 302 (55.0), Curt Schilling 215 (39.2), Roger Clemens 206 (37.5), Barry Bonds 202 (36.8), Lee Smith 166 (30.2), Edgar Martinez 148 (27.0), Alan Trammell 138 (25.1), Mike Mussina 135 (24.6), Jeff Kent 77 (14.0), Fred McGriff 71 (12.9), Larry Walker 65 (11.8), Gary Sheffield 64 (11.7), Mark McGwire 55 (10.0), x-Don Mattingly 50 (9.1), Sammy Sosa 36 (6.6), Nomar Garciaparra 30 (5.5).

No longer eligible for selection (receiving fewer than 27 votes, or less than 5 percent): Carlos Delgado 21 (3.8), Troy Percival 4 (0.7), Aaron Boone and Tom Gordon 2 (0.4), Darin Erstad 1 (0.2) and Rich Aurilia, Tony Clark, Jermaine Dye, Cliff Floyd, Brian Giles, Eddie Guardado and Jason Schmidt (0) are no longer eligible for election by the BBWAA.

x-final year on ballot, eligible for consideration by the Expansion Era Committee in 2017.

MULTI-BALLOT ELECTIONS

Players who have needed more than one ballot to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America (number of ballots includes run-off elections):

Player Year No.

Red Ruffing 1967 18

Dazzy Vance 1955 17

Rabbit Maranville 1954 16

Ralph Kiner 1975 15

Jim Rice 2009 15

Bill Terry 1954 15

Bert Blyleven 2011 14

Bob Lemon 1976 14

Gabby Hartnett 1955 13

Harry Heilmann 1952 13

Bruce Sutter 2006 13

Lou Boudreau 1970 12

Dizzy Dean 1953 12

Joe Cronin 1956 11

Bill Dickey 1954 11

Ted Lyons 1955 11

Joe Medwick 1968 11

Duke Snider 1980 11

Don Drysdale 1984 10

Hank Greenberg 1956 10

Al Simmons 1953 10

Andre Dawson 2010 9

Goose Gossage 2008 9

Herb Pennock 1948 9

Tony Perez 2000 9

Pie Traynor 1948 9

Luke Appling 1964 8

Jimmie Foxx 1951 8

Charlie Gehringer 1949 8

Hoyt Wilhelm 1985 8

Roy Campanella 1969 7

Mickey Cochrane 1947 7

Frankie Frisch 1947 7

Paul Waner 1952 7

Luis Aparicio 1984 6

Gary Carter 2003 6

Billy Williams 1987 6

Lefty Grove 1947 5

Rogers Hornsby 1942 5

Eddie Mathews 1978 5

Phil Niekro 1997 5

Don Sutton 1998 5

Eddie Collins 1939 4

Carl Hubbell 1947 4

Willie Keeler 1939 4

Harmon Killebrew 1984 4

Mel Ott 1951 4

Robin Roberts 1976 4

George Sisler 1939 4

Early Wynn 1972 4

Grover Cleveland Alexander 1938 3

Craig Biggio 2015 3

Joe DiMaggio 1955 3

Catfish Hunter 1987 3

Ferguson Jenkins 1991 3

Barry Larkin 2012 3

Juan Marichal 1983 3

Gaylord Perry 1991 3

Ryne Sandberg 2005 3

Roberto Alomar 2011 2

Yogi Berra 1972 2

Rollie Fingers 1992 2

Carlton Fisk 2000 2

Whitey Ford 1974 2

Nap Lajoie 1937 2

Tris Speaker 1937 2

Cy Young 1937 2

Basketball

nba

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 26 8 .765 —

Washington 23 11 .676 3

Miami 15 20 .429 11½

Orlando 13 24 .351 14½

Charlotte 12 24 .333 15

Central Division

Chicago 25 10 .714 —

Cleveland 19 16 .543 6

Milwaukee 18 18 .500 7½

Indiana 14 22 .389 11½

Detroit 10 23 .303 14

WESTERN 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 27 8 .771 —

Oklahoma City 17 18 .486 10

Denver 15 20 .429 12

Utah 12 23 .343 15

Minnesota 5 28 .152 21

Pacific Division

Golden State 27 5 .844 —

L.A. Clippers 23 12 .657 5½

Phoenix 21 16 .568 8½

Sacramento 14 20 .412 14

L.A. Lakers 11 24 .314 17½

Tuesday's games

Phoenix 102, Milwaukee 96

Detroit at San Antonio (n)

Wednesday's games

Milwaukee at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

New York at Washington, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Houston at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Memphis at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Boston at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Utah at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Orlando at Denver, 9 p.m.

Phoenix at Minnesota, 9:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

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

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

Thursday's games

Charlotte at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Houston at New York, 8 p.m.

Miami at Portland, 10:30 p.m.

college men

tuesday's scores

SEC

Alabama 65 Texas A&M 44

No. 1 Kentucky 89 Missisippi 86 (OT)

No. 23 Arkansas 79 Georgia 75

Auburn Vanderbilt

TOP 25

No. 8 VillanovaNo. 24 St. John's (n)

No. 17 Iowa St. 63 Oklahoma 61

No. 22 Ohio St. Minnesota (n)

wednesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Florida at South Carolina, 7; Tennessee at Mississippi St., 9

OVC—E. Illinois at Tennessee St., 8:30; SIU-Edwardsville at Belmont, 9

STATE—Asbury at Campbellsville, 7; Berea at Cincinnati-Clermont, 7:30; Bethany at Thomas More, 7:30; Oakland City at Ky. Wesleyan, 7:30; Transylvania at Hanover, 7:30; Union at Bluefield, 7:30; Clemson at No. 5 Louisville, 9

TOP 25No. 2 Duke at Wake Forest, 9; N.C. State at No. 3 Virginia, 7; Purdue at No. 4 Wisconsin, 7; Colorado at No. 9 Utah, 9; No. 11 Maryland at Illinois, 9; No. 12 Kansas at No. 21 Baylor, 9; Bradley at No. 15 Wichita St., 8; No. 19 Seton Hall at Xavier, 7; Davidson at No. 20 VCU, 7

college women

tuesday's scores

STATE

Northern Ky. 78 Georgetown 57

TOP 25

No. 5 Baylor 74 Kansas St. 44

northern Ky. 78, georgetown 57

GEORGETOWN (10-6) — King 8-16 0-0 16, Ziese 5-8 0-0 10, Foster 4-12 0-2 9, Armstrong 2-6 2-2 7, Coleman 1-5 2-2 4, Mayes 2-7 5-5 9, Farris 1-1 0-0 2, Woodard 0-1 0-0 0, Johnson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 23-57 9-11 57.

NORTHERN KY. (9-6) — Doss 8-15 2-2 22, Roush 2-8 4-4 8, Wiegman 1-4 3-4 5, Gayheart 1-3 3-4 5, Gerrety 2-5 0-0 4, Davis 6-14 0-0 14, Kinch 3-4 4-4 10, Uetrecht 3-3 0-0 8, Sanders 0-2 1-4 1, Terry 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 26-59 18-24 78.

Halftime—Northern Ky. 40-26. Three-point goals—Georgetown 2-10 (Foster 1-2, Armstrong 1-4, King 0-1, Woodard 0-1, Mayes 0-2), Northern Ky. 8-21 (Doss 4-6, Uetrecht 2-2, Davis 2-6, Wiegman 0-1, Gerrety 0-1, Kinch 0-1, Sanders 0-1, Roush 0-3). Rebounds—Georgetown 25 (Ziese 10), Northern Ky. 33 (Gerrety 11). Assists—Georgetown 11 (King 3, Ziese 3), Northern Ky. 14 (Gayheart 5, Wiegman 5). Total fouls—Georgetown 19, Northern Ky. 14. A—1,088.

wednesday's games

(All times p.m.)

STATE—Berea at Cincinnati-Clermont, 5:30; Bethany at Thomas More, 5:30; Union at Bluefield, 5:30; Milligan at Pikeville, 7; Hanover at Transylvania, 7:30

TOP 25—Tulsa at No. 2 Connecticut, 7; West Virginia at No. 3 Texas, 8; Texas Tech at No. 16 Oklahoma St., 8; Michigan at No. 24 Rutgers, 7

usa today poll

The USA Today women's college basketball poll, as voted by select coaches. With first -place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 5, points (based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote), and previous ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. South Carolina (26) 14-0 794 1

2. Connecticut (5) 12-1 770 2

3. Texas (1) 12-0 736 3

4. Notre Dame 14-1 708 4

5. Baylor 12-1 660 5

6. North Carolina 14-1 601 7

7. Louisville 14 - 1 596 6

8. Texas A&M 14-2 558 8

9. Tennessee 12-2 536 9

10. Maryland 11-2 529 10

11. Kentucky 13 - 2 477 11

12. Duke 10-4 420 12

13. Oregon St. 12-1 413 13

14. Stanford 10-4 348 15

15. Mississippi St. 17-0 337 18

16. Oklahoma St. 10-2 307 14

17. Iowa 11-2 281 20

18. Nebraska 10-3 237 16

19. Georgia 13-2 213 19

20. Arizona St. 13-1 175 —

21. Syracuse 10-4 101 22

22. Florida St. 13-2 90 —

23. Rutgers 10-4 87 17

24. Princeton 16-0 79 —

25. West Virginia 10-3 66 21

Others receiving votes: Washington 55, St. John's 37, South Florida 34, Northwestern 33, DePaul 28, Minnesota 23, California 22, George Washington 15, Seton Hall 13, James Madison 12, Western Ky. 9.

Football

nfl

playoffs

(With broadcast channel in parentheses)

Wild-card round

Carolina 27 Arizona 16

Baltimore 30 Pittsburgh 17

Sunday's games

Indianapolis 26 Cincinnati 10

Dallas 24 Detroit 20

Divisional round

Saturday's games

AFC: Baltimore at #1 New England, 4:35 p.m. (NBC-18)

NFC: Carolina at #1 Seattle, 8:15 p.m. (Fox-56)

Sunday, Jan. 11

NFC: Dallas at #2 Green Bay, 1:05 p.m. (Fox-56)

AFC: #4 Indianapolis at #2 Denver, 4:40 p.m. (CBS-27)

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sunday, Jan. 18

NFC, 3:05 p.m. (Fox-56)

AFC, 6:40 p.m. (CBS-27)

SUPER BOWL

Sunday, Feb. 1 at Glendale, Ariz.

AFC vs. NFC champion, 6:30 (NBC-18)

college

national finals

MONDAY, JANUARY 12

At Arlington, Texas

No. 2 Oregon vs. No. 4 Ohio St., 8:30 p.m.

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Tampa Bay 26 12 4 56 138 110

Montreal 26 12 2 54 110 93

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 8 40 103 107

Buffalo 14 24 3 31 78 140

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 15 18 7 37 108 121

New Jersey 15 20 7 37 94 118

Carolina 12 24 4 28 79 105

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Nashville 26 9 4 56 119 90

Chicago 26 11 2 54 124 85

St. Louis 23 13 3 49 118 99

Winnipeg 20 13 7 47 103 96

Dallas 18 14 6 42 119 124

Minnesota 18 15 5 41 107 110

Colorado 15 16 8 38 101 117

Pacific Division

Anaheim 26 9 6 58 115 110

San Jose 22 14 5 49 113 108

Vancouver 22 12 3 47 109 98

Los Angeles 19 12 9 47 112 103

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.

Tuesday's games

Philadelphia 2, Ottawa 1 (SO)

New Jersey 4, Buffalo 1

Tampa Bay 4, Montreal 2

Nashville 3, Carolina 2

San Jose 4, Minnesota 3 (OT)

Colorado at Chicago (n)

Columbus at Dallas (n)

St. Louis at Arizona (n)

Detroit at Edmonton (n)

N.Y. Islanders at Vancouver (n)

Wednesday's games

Washington at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Boston at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m.

Odds

glantz-culver line

ncaa basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

at Indiana St. 1½ Missouri St.

at South Carolina 1 Florida

at E. Michigan 12 Ball St.

at Ohio 7 N. Illinois

Temple 2 at Tulane

at Kent St. 1½ Bowling Green

Buffalo 7 at Miami (Ohio)

at VCU 11 Davidson

at Rhode Island 15 Fordham

at La Salle 3½ UMass

at Duquesne pk Saint Joseph's

at Virginia 15 NC State

Syracuse 1½ at Georgia Tech

at Xavier 6 Seton Hall

at Wisconsin 16½ Purdue

at Wichita St. 20 Bradley

at Evansville 4½ Loyola of Chicago

at N. Iowa 14 S. Illinois

at Illinois St. 15 Drake

at Colorado St. 4 Wyoming

Tennessee 2½ at Mississippi St.

at Kansas St. 4 TCU

at Air Force 13½ San Jose St.

at Creighton 10½ DePaul

at Louisville 17½ Clemson

at Utah 10½ Colorado

Duke 17 at Wake Forest

at Illinois pk Maryland

at Baylor 1 Kansas

at UC Davis 9 CS Northridge

California 1 at Southern Cal

at Fresno St. 1 Utah St.

at UNLV 12 Nevada

at Hawaii 2½ Cal Poly

at Manhattan 2 St. Peter's

at Oral Roberts 10 IUPUI

at S. Dakota St. 11 W. Illinois

E. Illinois 4 at Tennessee St.

at Belmont 12½ SIU-Edwardsville

ncaa football

Monday, January 12

National Finals at Arlington, Texas

Favorite Open Tues. Underdog

Oregon 7 6½ Ohio St.

nfl playoffs

Saturday

Favorite Open Tues. Underdog

at New England 7 7 Baltimore

at Seattle 11½ 10½ Carolina

Sunday, January 11

at Green Bay 6½ 6 Dallas

at Denver 7 7 Indianapolis

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