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college football

Bowl schedule

Dec. 15

New Mexico Bowl

Arizona 49, Nevada 48

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Utah State 41, Toledo 15

Dec. 20

Poinsettia Bowl

BYU 23, San Diego State 6

Friday, Dec. 21

Beef ‘O' Brady's Bowl

UCF 38, Ball State 17

Saturday, Dec. 22

New Orleans Bowl

Louisiana-Lafayette 43, East Carolina 34

MAACO Bowl

Boise State 28, Washington 26

Monday, Dec. 24

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

SMU (6-6) vs. Fresno State (9-3), late

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

At Detroit

Central Michigan (6-6) vs. Western Kentucky (7-5), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 27

Military Bowl

At Washington

Bowling Green (8-4) vs. San Jose State (10-2), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Belk Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

Duke (6-6) vs. Cincinnati (9-3), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Baylor (7-5) vs. UCLA (9-4), 9:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 28

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

Louisiana-Monroe (8-4) vs. Ohio (8-4), 2 p.m. (ESPN)

Russell Athletic Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Virginia Tech (6-6) vs. Rutgers (9-3), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Meineke Car Care Bowl

At Houston

Minnesota (6-6) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 29

Armed Forces Bowl

At Fort Worth, Texas

Rice (6-6) vs. Air Force (6-6), 11:45 a.m. (ESPN)

Fight Hunger Bowl

At San Francisco

Arizona State (7-5) vs. Navy (7-4), 3:15 p.m. (ESPN2)

Pinstripe Bowl

At New York

Syracuse (7-5) vs. West Virginia (7-5), 3:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

Texas (8-4) vs. Orgeon State (9-3), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

Michigan State (6-6) vs. TCU (7-5), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Dec. 31

Music City Bowl

At Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt (8-4) vs. N.C. State (7-5), Noon (ESPN)

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

Georgia Tech (6-7) vs. Southern Cal (7-5), 2 p.m. (CBS)

Liberty Bowl

At Memphis, Tenn.

Iowa State (6-6) vs. Tulsa (10-3), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Chick-fil-A Bowl

At Atlanta

LSU (10-2) vs. Clemson (10-2), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Jan. 1

Heart of Dallas Bowl

At Dallas

Purdue (6-6) vs. Oklahoma State (7-5), Noon (ESPNU)

Gator Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Northwestern (9-3), Noon (ESPN2)

Capital One Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Georgia (11-2) vs. Nebraska (10-3), 1 p.m. (ABC)

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

South Carolina (10-2) vs. Michigan (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

Stanford (11-2) vs. Wisconsin (8-5), 5 p.m. (ESPN)

Orange Bowl

At Miami

Northern Illinois (12-1) vs. Florida State (11-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Jan. 2

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

Florida (11-1) vs. Louisville (10-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Jan. 3

Fiesta Bowl

At Glendale, Ariz.

Kansas State (11-1) vs. Oregon (11-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Jan. 4

Cotton Bowl

At Arlington, Texas

Texas A&M (10-2) vs. Oklahoma (10-2), 8 p.m. (FOX)

Saturday, Jan. 5

BBVA Compass Bowl

At Birmingham, Ala.

Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. Mississippi (6-6), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Sunday, Jan. 6

GoDaddy.com Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

Kent State (11-2) vs. Arkansas State (9-3), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 7

BCS National Championship

At Miami

Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Alabama (12-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

AP Coach of the Year List

2012--Brian Kelly, Notre Dame

2011–Les Miles, LSU

2010-Chip Kelly, Oregon

2009–Gary Patterson, TCU

2008–Nick Saban, Alabama

2007–Mark Mangino, Kansas

2006–Jim Grobe, Wake Forest

2005–Joe Paterno, Penn State

2004–Tommy Tuberville, Auburn

2003–Nick Saban, LSU

2002–Kirk Ferentz, Iowa

2001–Ralph Friedgen, Maryland

2000–Bob Stoops, Oklahoma

1999–Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech

1998–Bill Snyder, Kansas State

ECHL

TODAY

No games scheduled

MONDAY

No games scheduled

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 20 7 .741 —

Brooklyn 14 12 .538 51/2

Boston 13 13 .500 61/2

Philadelphia 13 15 .464 71/2

Toronto 9 19 .321 111/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 18 6 .750 —

Atlanta 16 9 .640 21/2

Orlando 12 15 .444 71/2

Charlotte 7 20 .259 121/2

Washington 3 22 .120 151/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 15 11 .577 —

Indiana 16 12 .571 —

Milwaukee 14 12 .538 1

Detroit 9 21 .300 8

Cleveland 6 23 .207 101/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 21 8 .724 —

Memphis 18 7 .720 1

Houston 14 12 .538 51/2

Dallas 12 16 .429 81/2

New Orleans 5 22 .185 15

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 21 5 .808 —

Denver 15 13 .536 7

Minnesota 13 12 .520 71/2

Utah 15 14 .517 71/2

Portland 13 13 .500 8

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 21 6 .778 —

Golden State 18 10 .643 31/2

L.A. Lakers 13 14 .481 8

Phoenix 11 17 .393 101/2

Sacramento 9 18 .333 12

Sunday

Brooklyn 95, Philadelphia 92

New York 94, Minnesota 91

Utah 97, Orlando 93

San Antonio 129, Dallas 91

L.A. Clippers 103, Phoenix 77

Sacramento 108, Portland 96

Today

Boston at Brooklyn, 12

New York at L.A. Lakers, 3

Oklahoma City at Miami, 5:30

Houston at Chicago, 8

Denver at L.A. Clippers, 10:30

Wednesday

New Orleans at Orlando, 7

Cleveland at Washington, 7

Chicago at Indiana, 7

Miami at Charlotte, 7

Detroit at Atlanta, 7:30

Philadelphia at Memphis, 8

Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 8

Houston at Minnesota, 8

Toronto at San Antonio, 8:30

New York at Phoenix, 9

L.A. Lakers at Denver, 9

Golden State at Utah, 9

Sacramento at Portland, 10

Transactions

BASEBALL

Frontier League

RIVER CITY RASCALS – Exercised the 2013 contract options on INF Will Block and RHP Steven Grife.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS – Exercised the 2013 contract options on OF Brandon Anderson, RHP Nick Anderson, LHP Andrew Armstrong, INF Evan Button, RHP Mickey Cassidy, RHP Nelson Curry, RHP Jordan Goldschmidt, RHP Garrett Granitz, INF Matt Greener, RHP Cody Hallahan, OF Michael Hur, INF Carlos Luciano, INF Ted Obregon, RHP Drew Rucinski, C Michael Thomas, C Greg Van Horn, LHP Ziggie VanderWall, INF Trevor Whyte, RHP Jordan Cudney, LHP Jon Gulbransen, LHP Nick Cicio, LHP Darrin Tew, LHP Alex Szymanski, LHP Brad Schnitzer, OF Devin Shepherd and RHP Brett Scarpetta. Declined options on INF Justino Cuevas, RHP Tyree Hayes and OF Rudy Wilson.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS – Sent INF Will Block and RHP Steven Grife to River City to complete earlier trades.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS – Placed TE Scott Chandler on injured reserve.

CHICAGO BEARS – Signed LS Patrick Mannelly to a one-year contract extension.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS – Named Joel Thomas running backs coach.

TEXAS TECH – Suspended CB Cornelius Douglas, LB Chris Payne and DT Leon Mackey from the Meineke Car Care Bowl.

high school basketball

BOYS

Wednesday

Three Rivers Athletic Conf.

St. John's at Mesa, Ariz. Tourn.

Thursday

City League

St. Francis at Start

Waite at Findlay Holiday Tourn.

Three Rivers Athletic Conf.

Bowling Green at Central Catholic

Springfield at Clay

Fremont Ross at Sandusky

St. John's at Mesa, Ariz.. Tourn.

Perrysburg at Whitmer

Northern Buckeye Conf.

Elmwood at Old Fort

Genoa at Northwood

Swanton at Rossford

Northwest Ohio Athletic League

Wauseon at Defiance Holiday Tourn.

Other Northwest Ohio

Miller City at Fostoria St. Wendelin

Lima Perry at North Baltimore

Holgate at Tinora Tourn.

Liberty-Benton at Lima Central Catholic

GIRLS

Wednesday

Three Rivers Athletic Conf.

Lima Senior at Elida Tourn.

Northern Lakes League

Southview at Elida Tourn.

Thursday

City League

Rogers at Detroit Country Day

Scott at Bowling Green

Start at Pickerington Hol. Classic

St. Ursula at Waite

Tinora at Woodward

Three Rivers Athletic Conf.

Lima Senior at Elida Tourn.

Whitmer at Lake

Northern Lakes League

Anthony Wayne at Otsego

Archbold at Napoleon

Perrysburg at Lima Shawnee

Southview at Elida Tourn.

Northern Buckeye Conf.

Swanton at Eastwood

Margaretta at Woodmore

Toledo Area Athletic Conf.

Cardinal Stritch at Evergreen

Danbury at Seneca East

Northwest Ohio Athletic League

Bryan at Holiday Classic

Other Northwest Ohio

Fremont St. Joseph at Oak Harbor

Southeast Michigan

Bedford at Airport Invitational

Sportlight

Dec. 25

1956–Corky Devlin of Fort Wayne goes 0-for-15 from the field against the Minneapolis Lakers to tie an NBA record.

1971–Garo Yepremian's 37-yard field goal at 7:40 of the second overtime gives the Miami Dolphins a 27-24 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the AFC playoffs. At 82:40, it's the longest game in NFL history.

1984–Bernard King of the New York Knicks scores 60 points in a 120-114 loss to the New Jersey Nets.

1995–Emmitt Smith of the Dallas Cowboys scores his 25th touchdown of the season in a 37-13 win over Arizona, breaking the record for most TDs in a season. Smith passes John Riggins of Washington, who scored 24 in 1983.

1999–Hawaii beats Oregon 23-17 in the Oahu Bowl to cap a remarkable turnaround for the Rainbow Warriors. Hawaii improves from 0-12 in 1998 to 9-4–the greatest single-season improvement in NCAA history.

2002–Katie Hnida becomes the first woman to play in a Division I football game when she attempts an extra point following a New Mexico touchdown in the Las Vegas Bowl. Hnida, a walk-on junior, has her kick blocked in the 27-13 loss to UCLA.

2008–The Los Angeles Lakers beat Boston to end the Celtics' franchise-record winning streak at 19 games. Kobe Bryant scores 27 points and grabs nine rebounds to lead Los Angeles in the 92-83 win. Lakers coach Phil Jackson reaches 1,000 victories. Jackson, the sixth coach to reach 1,000, has a career record of 1,000-423 with Chicago and the Lakers.

2008–New Orleans guard Chris Paul has his NBA-record steals streak end at 108 games in the Hornets' 88-68 loss to Orlando.

glantz-culver line

NCAA Football

Tomorrow

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

At Detroit

FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG

W. Kentucky 6 5½ (58) Cen. Michigan

Thursday

Military Bowl

At Washington

San Jose St. 7½ 7 (45) Bowling Green

Belk Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

Cincinnati 11 7 (60) Duke

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

UCLA +1 1 (80½) Baylor

Friday

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

Louisiana-Monroe 6 7½ (60½) Ohio

Russell Athletic Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Virginia Tech 1 2½ (41) Rutgers

Meineke Car Care Bowl

At Houston

Texas Tech 13 13 (57) Minnesota

Saturday

Armed Forces Bowl

At Fort Worth, Texas

Air Force +1 1½ (61) Rice

Fight Hunger Bowl

At San Francisco

Arizona St. 13 14½ (56) Navy

Pinstripe Bowl

At New York

West Virginia 3½ 4 (73½) Syracuse

Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

Oregon St. 1 2 (57) Texas

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

TCU 1 2½ (40½) Michigan St.

Monday

Music City Bowl

At Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt 5 7 (51½) NC State

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

Southern Cal 10 9½ (64) Georgia Tech

Chick-fil-A Bowl

At Atlanta

LSU 3 4½ (59) Clemson

Jan. 1

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Oklahoma St. 18 16½ (70) Purdue

Gator Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Mississippi St. 2 2 (52) Northwestern

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

South Carolina 4 6 (48) Michigan

Capital One Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Georgia 8 10 (60½) Nebraska

Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

Stanford 6 6½ (47½) Wisconsin

Orange Bowl

At Miami

Florida St. 15 13 (58½) N. Illinois

Jan. 2

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

Florida 13½ 14 (45½) Louisville

Jan. 3

Fiesta Bowl

At Glendale, Ariz.

Oregon 9½ 9 (75½) Kansas St.

Jan. 5

Compass Bowl

At Birmingham, Ala.

Mississippi 1½ 3½ (52½) Pittsburgh

Jan. 6

GoDaddy.com Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

Arkansas St. +1 4 (61½) Kent St.

Jan. 7

BCS National Championship

At Miami

Alabama 7½ 9½ (41½) Notre Dame

NFL

Sunday

FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG

at Buffalo 3 3½ (41) N.Y. Jets

at New England 11 10½ (49½) Miami

at Cincinnati 3 3 (42) Baltimore

at Pittsburgh OFF OFF (OFF) Cleveland

at Indianapolis OFF OFF (OFF) Houston

at Tennessee 5½ 4 (42) Jacksonville

at N.Y. Giants 9½ 9½ (46½) Philadelphia

at Washington 3½ 3 (50) Dallas

Chicago 3 3 (44½) at Detroit

Green Bay 3 3 (46½) at Minnesota

at Atlanta OFF OFF (OFF) Tampa Bay

at New Orleans 4 4½ (54) Carolina

at Denver 16 16 (42) Kansas City

at San Diego OFF OFF (OFF) Oakland

at San Francisco 15 15 (38½) Arizona

at Seattle 10 10 (40) St. Louis

Off Key

Cleveland and Pittsburgh QBs questionable

Indianapolis may rest players for the playoffs

Atlanta may rest players for the playoffs

Oakland QB questionable

NCAA Basketball

Diamond Head Classic

At Honolulu

Seventh Place

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

San Francisco 11½ ETSU

Fifth Place

Mississippi 8½ at Hawaii

Third Place

Miami 7 Indiana St.

Championship

Arizona 4½ San Diego St.

NBA

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

at Brooklyn 4½ Boston

at L.A. Lakers 3 New York

at Miami 3 Oklahoma City

at Chicago 4½ Houston

at L.A. Clippers 8 Denver

college basketball

Men

AP Top 25

Record Pts Prv

1. Duke (63) 11-0 1,623 1

2. Michigan (2) 12-0 1,551 2

3. Arizona 11-0 1,463 4

4. Louisville 11-1 1,422 5

5. Indiana 11-1 1,383 6

6. Kansas 10-1 1,309 9

7. Missouri 10-1 1,157 12

8. Cincinnati 12-0 1,144 11

9. Syracuse 10-1 1,140 3

10. Ohio St. 9-2 965 7

11. Minnesota 12-1 878 13

12. Illinois 12-1 875 10

13. Gonzaga 11-1 824 14

14. Florida 8-2 772 8

15. Georgetown 10-1 674 15

16. Creighton 11-1 589 17

17. San Diego St. 11-1 557 18

18. Butler 9-2 512 19

19. Michigan St. 11-2 416 20

20. UNLV 11-1 382 21

21. Notre Dame 12-1 337 22

22. Oklahoma St. 10-1 318 24

23. NC State 9-2 264 25

24. Pittsburgh 12-1 189 –

25. Kansas St. 9-2 152 –

Others receiving votes: New Mexico 66, Kentucky 37, Temple 36, Wyoming 28, North Carolina 16, VCU 16, Wichita St. 11, Maryland 7, Oregon 6, UConn 6.

USA Today/ESPN Top 25

Record Pts Pvs

1. Duke (30) 11-0 774 1

2. Michigan (1) 12-0 745 2

3. Louisville 11-1 682 4

3. Arizona 11-0 682 5

5. Indiana 11-1 648 6

6. Kansas 10-1 642 8

7. Syracuse 10-1 559 3

8. Cincinnati 12-0 543 11

9. Missouri 10-1 537 12

10. Ohio State 9-2 480 7

11. Florida 8-2 406 9

12. Creighton 11-1 395 13

13. Gonzaga 11-1 391 14

14. Minnesota 12-1 345 16

15. Illinois 12-1 330 10

16. San Diego State 11-1 327 15

17. UNLV 11-1 240 18

18. Georgetown 10-1 217 21

19. Michigan State 11-2 207 19

20. Notre Dame 12-1 181 22

21. Butler 9-2 136 25

22. Oklahoma State 10-1 129 24

23. Kentucky 8-3 108 23

24. Pittsburgh 12-1 97 –

25. N.C. State 9-2 87 –

Others receiving votes: New Mexico 62, North Carolina 34, Kansas State 22, VCU 22, Wyoming 20, UConn 6, Oregon 6, Temple 5, Colorado 3, Maryland 3, Wichita State 3, Colorado State 1.

Women

AP Top 25

Record Pts Prv

1. Stanford (24) 11-0 982 1

2. UConn (14) 10-0 964 2

3. Baylor (2) 9-1 931 3

4. Duke 10-0 883 4

5. Notre Dame 9-1 824 5

6. Georgia 12-0 790 6

7. Kentucky 9-1 774 7

8. California 9-1 687 8

9. Maryland 8-2 671 9

10. Penn St. 10-2 621 11

11. Purdue 11-1 537 13

12. Louisville 11-2 522 14

13. Tennessee 7-3 517 10

14. Oklahoma St. 8-0 466 15

15. Dayton 12-0 454 16

16. North Carolina 11-1 349 17

17. UCLA 7-2 307 12

18. Oklahoma 9-2 286 18

19. South Carolina 11-1 254 21

20. Texas 8-2 195 20

21. Florida St. 10-1 183 23

22. Kansas 9-2 162 19

23. Colorado 10-0 156 25

24. Texas A&M 8-4 118 22

25. Arkansas 10-1 107 –

Others receiving votes: Nebraska 52, Iowa St. 39, Miami 32, Ohio St. 25, West Virginia 23, Vanderbilt 20, Duquesne 19, Michigan St. 14, Michigan 11, Syracuse 10, Villanova 6, Iowa 4, Toledo 2, UTEP 2, Utah 1.



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