New Mexico Bowl
UTEP (6-6) vs. BYU (6-6), 2 p.m. (ESPN)
At Boise, Idaho
Northern Illinois (10-3) vs. Fresno State (8-4), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)
New Orleans Bowl
Ohio (8-4) vs. Troy (7-5), 9 p.m. (ESPN)
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl
At St. Petersburg, Fla.
Louisville (6-6) vs. Southern Mississippi (8-4), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
At Las Vegas
Utah (10-2) vs. Boise State (11-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
At San Diego
San Diego State (8-4) vs. Navy (9-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Hawaii (10-3) vs. Tulsa (9-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl
Toledo (8-4) vs. Florida International (6-6), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
At Shreveport, La.
Georgia Tech (6-6) vs. Air Force (8-4), 5 p.m. (ESPN2)
Champs Sports Bowl
At Orlando, Fla.
North Carolina State (8-4) vs. West Virginia (9-3), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
At Tempe, Ariz.
Missouri (10-2) vs. Iowa (7-5), 10 p.m. (ESPN)
East Carolina (6-6) vs. Maryland (8-4), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Baylor (7-5) vs. Illinois (6-6), 6 p.m. (ESPN)
At San Antonio
Arizona (7-5) vs. Oklahoma State (10-2), 9:15 p.m. (ESPN)
Armed Forces Bowl
SMU (7-6) vs. Army (6-6), Noon (ESPN)
At Bronx, N.Y.
Syracuse (7-5) vs. Kansas State (7-5), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Music City Bowl
At Nashville, Tenn.
North Carolina (7-5) vs. Tennessee (6-6), 6:40 p.m. (ESPN)
At San Diego
Nebraska (10-3) vs. Washington (6-6), 10 p.m. (ESPN)
At Charlotte, N.C.
Clemson (6-6) vs. South Florida (7-5), Noon (ESPN)
At El Paso, Texas
Notre Dame (7-5) vs. Miami (7-5), 2 p.m. (CBS)
At Memphis, Tenn.
Georgia (6-6) vs. UCF (10-3), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)
South Carolina (9-4) vs. Florida State (9-4), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday, Jan. 1
N’western (7-5) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), Noon (ESPNU)
Capital One Bowl
At Orlando, Fla.
Michigan State (11-1) vs. Alabama (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN)
At Tampa, Fla.
Florida (7-5) vs. Penn State (7-5), 1 p.m. (ABC)
At Jacksonville, Fla.
Michigan (7-5) vs. Mississippi State (8-4), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
At Pasadena, Calif.
TCU (12-0) vs. Wisconsin (11-1), 5 p.m. (ESPN)
At Glendale, Ariz.
Connecticut (8-4) vs. Oklahoma (11-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Monday, Jan. 3
Stanford (11-1) vs. Virginia Tech (11-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Tuesday, Jan. 4
At New Orleans
Ohio State (11-1) vs. Arkansas (10-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Thursday, Jan. 6
At Mobile, Ala.
Miami (Ohio) (9-4) vs. Middle Tennessee (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Friday, Jan. 7
At Arlington, Texas
Texas A&M (9-3) vs. LSU (10-2), 8 p.m. (FOX)
Saturday, Jan. 8
BBVA Compass Bowl
At Birmingham, Ala.
Pittsburgh (7-5) vs. Kentucky (6-6), Noon (ESPN)
Sunday, Jan. 9
Fight Hunger Bowl
At San Francisco
Boston College (7-5) vs. Nevada (12-1), 9 p.m. (ESPN)
Monday, Jan. 10
BCS National Championship
At Glendale, Ariz.
Auburn (13-0) vs. Oregon (12-0), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Tickets for The Blade High School Basketball Classic Monday, Dec. 27 presented by the Yark Automotive Group are on sale at participating high schools (Central Catholic, Fremont Ross, Start, Whitmer, Maumee Valley Country Day, Bowling Green and Marion Harding), the Huntington Center, TicketMaster, and The Blade. An all-day ticket is $11 for adults, $8 for students with children under 3 free. All seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Schedule: Central Catholic girls vs. Fremont Ross, noon; Central Catholic boys vs. Maumee Valley Country Day, 2 p.m.; Start boys vs. Cleveland John Hay, 4 p.m.; Start girls vs. Marion Harding, 6 p.m. and Bowling Green boys vs. Whitmer, 8 p.m.
North Baltimore is seeking a HEAD VARSITY FOOTBALL COACH AND A HEAD VARSITY VOLLEYBALL COACH. Send a letter of interest and resume to Bradlee Rowlinson, 124 S. Second St., North Baltimore, OH 45872 or fax to 419-257-3601.
Rogers 15 24 28 23– 90
Scott 3 16 20 16– 55
ROGERS: Dailey 8-6-22, Austin 0-5-5, Easley 2-0-4, Smith 3-3-2-17, Barnett 1-0-2, Sweeney 8-1-4-23, Williams 5-1-11, Walker 2-0-4, McMillian 1-0-2. Totals: 30-4-18-90.
SCOTT: Gary 0-2-2, Finley 0-1-0-3, Besteder 3-4-10, Scott 6-9-21, Allen 4-1-8-19. Totals: 13-2-23-55.
St. Ursula 18 11 16 12 – 57
Waite 14 8 7 10 – 39
ST. URSULA: Garrison 1-2-0-8, Taylor 2-4-8, Asbury 0-2-2, Swint 1-0-2, Strall 8-2-18, Rudnicki 0-2-2, Felix 0-1-0-3, Anderson 4-1-9, Lishewski 0-5-5. Totals: 16-3-16-57.
WAITE: Najjar 1-0-2, Hunt 4-0-8, Henry 4-1-9, Fitch 1-0-2, Kenny 1-1-3, Craig 2-0-4, Walker 0-1-2-5, Watts 2-2-6. Totals: 15-1-6-39.
Bowsher 6 18 19 17 – 60
Whitmer 11 7 9 10 – 37
BOWSHER: Rayford 0-2-2, Harris 5-1-11, King 2-0-4, Fraiser 2-1-2-9, McKinney 1-1-0-5, Woodson 7-5-19, Crayon 2-0-4, Fifer 3-0-6, Hill 1-0-2. Totals: 23-2-10-60.
WHITMER: Swartz 1-0-2, Dings 2-3-7, Calendine 0-2-2, Finch 2-1-5-12, Missler 1-2-4, Kellerbauer 1-2-4, McCarver 2-0-4. Totals: 9-1-16-37.
Clay at Notre Dame
Springfield at Whitmer
Bowling Green at Anthony Wayne
Perrysburg at Maumee
Northview at Springfield
Rossford at Southview
Northview at St. Ursula
Otsego at Genoa
Lake at Woodmore
Eastwood at Gibsonburg
Cardinal Stritch at Ottawa Hills
Port Clinton at Danbury
Northwood at Emmanuel Christian
Maumee Valley at Toledo Christian
Emmanuel Christian at Cardinal Stritch
Danbury at Northwood
Ottawa Hills at Maumee Valley
Archbold at Bryan
Evergreen at Delta
Swanton at Liberty Center
Wauseon at Montpelier
Toledo Christian 11 2 8 9 – 30
Maumee Valley 8 7 3 9 – 27
TOLEDO CHRISTIAN: Rightnowar 1-2-2-10; Cellier 1-0-2; Brumbaugh 1-0-2; Whitlow 1-1-3; Sims 0-1-1; Wesmeyer 6-0-12. Totals 10-2-4-30.
MAUMEE VALLEY: Brown 1-0-2; Stoddard 1-0-2; Deichert 3-2-8; Turner 1-1-3-8; Sturt 3-1-7. Totals 9-1-6-27.
Rogers at Bowsher
Whitmer at Central
Toledo Christian at Clay
Scott vs. Waite at Start
Start at St. Francis
Woodward at St. John’s
Fremont Ross at Start
St. Francis at Detroit Jesuit
Findlay at Waite
Anthony Wayne at Springfield
Bowling Green at Rossford
Maumee at Northview
Southview at Perrysburg
Woodmore at Eastwood
Genoa at Elmwood
Otsego at Gibsonburg
Lakota at Lake
Fremont St.Joseph at Woodmore
Cardinal Stritch at Emmanuel Christian
Bettsville at Danbury
Maumee Valley at Ottawa Hills
Northwood at Swanton
Bryan at Archbold
Delta at Evergreen
Liberty Center at Swanton
Montpelier at Wauseon
Patrick Henry at Ayersville
Holgate at Archbold
Defiance at Bryan
Delta at Hilltop
Evergreen at Ayersville
Tinora at Patrick Henry
Other Northwest Ohio
Bettsville at Fostoria St. Wendelin
Lakota at Carey
North Baltimore at Tiffin Calvert
Oak Harbor at Port Clinton
Edon at Pettisville
Pandora Gilboa at Van Buren
McComb at Arcadia
Fremont Ross at Findlay
Bellevue at Fostoria
Liberty-Benton At Leipsic
McComb at Arcadia
Marion Harding at Napoleon
Old Fort at Arcadia
Findlay at Waite
Fostoria St. Wendelin at Woodmore
Liberty-Benton at Bath
McComb at North Baltimore
Edison at Oak Harbor
Port Clinton at Margaretta
Van Buren at New Riegel
Erie Mason at Airport
1945–The Cleveland Rams beat the Washington Redskins 15-14 for the NFL championship. The deciding play turns out to be a first-quarter automatic safety when the Redskins’ Sammy Baugh passes from his own end zone and the wind carries the ball into the goal post.
1967–Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scores 68 points in a 143-123 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
1973–O.J. Simpson of the Buffalo Bills rushes for 200 yards in a 34-14 victory over the New York Jets and sets an NFL record with 2,003 yards rushing for the season. Simpson needed 61 yards to break Jim Brown’s NFL single season rushing record of 1,863 yards set in 1963.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS–Designated RHP Philip Humber for assignment.
NEW YORK YANKEES–Agreed to terms with RHP Mark Prior, RHP Brian Anderson, INF Doug Bernier, RHP Buddy Carlyle, LHP Neal Cotts, C GustavoMolina and LHP Andy Sisco on minor league contracts.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS–Promoted Carlos Gomez to director, international scouting.
COLORADO ROCKIES–Agreed to INF Ty Wigginton to a two-year contract. Named Marv Foley major league catching instructor; Duane Espy manager of Tulsa (Texas); Lenn Sakata hitting coach for Asheville (SAL) and Dave Burba pitching coach for Tri-City (NWL). Promoted Dave Schuler to pitching coach for Tulsa, Kevin Riggs to hitting coach for Modesto (Cal) and Joey Eischen to pitching coach for Asheville.
FLORIDA MARLINS–Agreed to terms with LHP Randy Choate on a two-year contract.
HOUSTON ASTROS–Agreed to terms with INF Brian Dopirak and RHP Sammy Gervacio on minor league contracts.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES–Agreed to terms with LHP Cliff Lee on a five-year contract.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES–Agreed to terms with LHP Donnie Veal on a minor league contract.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS–Sold the contract of RHP Brad Furnish to Florida (NL).
SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS–Signed RHP Aaron Cotter.
ST. PAUL SAINTS–Signed 1B Jason Cooper.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS–Traded OF Jeff Grose to Windy City (Frontier) for LHP Jared Locke.
National Basketball Association
HOUSTON ROCKETS–Traded G Jermaine Taylor and cash considerations to Sacramento Kings for a conditional 2011 second-round draft pick.
NEW JERSEY NETS–Acquired G Sasha Vujacic and a 2011 first-round draft pick from the Los Angeles Lakers and a 2012 first-round draft pick from Houston in a three-team trade. The Nets sent F-C Joe Smith and two second-round draft picks to Los Angeles and G Terrence Williams to Houston.
National Football League
NFL–Fined Jacksonville DB Will Middleton $5,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Oakland QB Jason Campbell during a Dec. 12 game.
CAROLINA PANTHERS–Signed LB Thomas Williams to the practice squad.
CINCINNATI BENGALS–Signed CB Keiwan Ratliff.
CLEVELAND BROWNS–Signed OL Branndon Braxton to the practice squad.
DALLAS COWBOYS–Placed WR-KR Kevin Ogletree on injured reserve. Signed WR Manuel Johnson from the practice squad.
DETROIT LIONS–Placed OT Gosder Cherilus and CB Brandon McDonald on injured reserve. Activated LB Caleb Campbell from the practice squad. Signed WR Roy Hall to the practice squad.
HOUSTON TEXANS–Placed DE Mario Williams, WR David Anderson and G Mike Brisiel on injured reserve.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS–Placed CB Jonathan Wilhite on injured reserve. Signed DL Louis Leonard.
NEW YORK GIANTS–Placed LB Clint Sintim on injured reserve. Signed DE Alex Hall. Signed LB Kenny Ingram to the practice squad. Terminated the practice squad contract of DT Joe Joseph.
NEW YORK JETS–Extended season suspension of assistant coach Sal Alosi to indefinite, after discovering he ordered five inactive players to form a wall along the sideline for a punt return, during which he tripped a Miami Dolphins player during a Dec. 12 game.
TENNESSEE TITANS–Placed DT Tony Brown on injured reserve. Signed C Kevin Matthews from the practice squad.
Canadian Football League
EDMONTON ESKIMOS–Named Rick Campbell assistant head coach and special teams coordinator, Rich Stubler defensive coordinator and Kit Lathtrop defensive line coach. Announced defensive line coach Mike Walker will not return for the 2011 season.
National Hockey League
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS–Recalled F Jeremy Morin from Rockford (AHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS–Activated LW Kristian Huselius from the injured list. Placed C Derek MacKenzie on the injured list.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS–Recalled RW Andrew Gordon and C Jay Beagle from Hershey (AHL). Assigned D Brian Fahey to Hershey.
American Hockey League
AHL–Suspended Wilkes-Barre/Scranton D Robert Bortuzzo and RW Jesse Boulerice and Norfolk LW Stefano Giliati each for one game as a result of their actions in a Dec. 11 game between the teams.
SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE–Recalled C Tyler Mosienko from Las Vegas (ECHL).
READING ROYALS–Announced F Ryan Cruthers has been returned to the team by Lake Erie (AHL).
VICTORIA SALMON KINGS–Signed F Tim Kraus.
NCAA–Announced Arizona State’s baseball team must vacate 44 of its wins from 2007 and banned the school from the postseason in 2011 after former coach Pat Murphy failed to promote an atmosphere of compliance and committed numerous recruiting and other violations from 2004-08.
TEXAS–Announced senior F Kristen Nash will rejoin the women’s basketball team for the rest of the season after receiving a medical redshirt, retroactive for the 2006-2007 season.
WEST VIRGINIA–Named Dana Holgorsen offensive coordinator.
Russ Jennings, Sports Cent.300-207-213-720
Men’s (750 series or higher)
Phil Hahn, Bowlero 805
Tim Carman, Sports Center 793
Bryan Johnson, Sports Center 761
David McCorvey, Bowlero 750
Les Schiffler, Sports Center 750
Bryan Johnson, Sports Center 750
Women (650 series or higher)
Jamie Lamb, Bowlero 693
Bea Staples, Bowlero 687
Sherese Williamson, Sports Center 679
Cheri Nopper Hahn, Bowlero 655
Auburn 52, George Washington 45
Baldwin-Wallace 73, Marietta 48
Rutgers 90, Kean 56
Rutgers-Camden 60, Berkeley, N.J. 34
Scranton 63, Cabrini 39
Carson-Newman 54, Wingate 50
Florida Gulf Coast 86, Fla. International 71
Florida St. 69, UCF 51
Louisiana Tech 84, Arkansas St. 54
Mississippi 68, MVSU 57
Mississippi St. 50, Southern Miss. 40
Nicholls St. 71, Bethune-Cookman 44
South Alabama 93, Mobile 54
UAB 67, Clemson 64
UNC Asheville 84, S. Carolina St. 69
UNC Wilmington 79, Coastal Carolina 45
Union, Tenn. 85, Evangel 75
William & Mary 74, Norfolk St. 59
Albion 56, Olivet 38
Cardinal Stritch 65, Judson 54
Louisville 78, Cincinnati 40
Northwestern 68, N. Illinois 59
Ohio Northern 70, Adrian 43
Wis.-Parkside 102, Olivet Nazarene 79
Rider 74, Monmouth, N.J. 54
Scranton 77, Cabrini 64
Coll. of Charleston 77, Charleston Southern 69
Marshall 56, Savannah St. 47
Maryville, Tenn. 84, Averett 72
Murray St. 94, Bethel, Tenn. 52
Northwestern St. 79, Missouri Valley 64
Presbyterian 74, Jacksonville St. 70, OT
UCF 79, Louisiana-Lafayette 58
Wake Forest 69, UNC Greensboro 67
Defiance 67, Adrian 51
Ohio 87, St. Francis, Pa. 58
Ohio Northern 73, Baldwin-Wallace 63
Ohio St. 83, Florida Gulf Coast 55
Saint Louis 69, Jacksonville 64
St. Mary’s, Minn. 69, Viterbo 55
Wis.-La Crosse 62, Carleton 56
Arkansas 87, MVSU 64
Baylor 83, Bethune-Cookman 39
LAKE 65, N. BALTIMORE 18
103 Witkowski (L) won by forfeit, 112 Keister (L) won by forfeit, 119 Smith ( L ) by forfeit, 125 Meek (L) won by tech fall over A. Bankey (NB) 16-0, 130 Conine (L) won by by fall 1:46 A. Senecal (NB), 135 J. Sharpe (L) won by fall 1:40 over B. Seconal (NB), 140 Josh Meggitt (NB) won by fall 2:21 Barber (L), 145 Sample (L) won by fall 1:09 over Swartz (NB), 152 Crace (L) won by fall 3:35 over Long (NB), 160 Socie (L) won by forfeit, 171 Z. Sharpe (L) won by forfeit, 189 Ishmael (NB) won by fall over Austin (L), 215 Brown (L) won by fall 1:52 over B. Bankey (NB), Findley (NB) won by fall 1:24 over Swartz (L).