Dec. 22 scoreboard


All Hawaii times

Glantz-Culver line

NFL

Today

Favorite Open Today O/U Underdog

Atlanta 3 4(51) at Detroit

Sunday

at Green Bay 10½ 12½ (46) Tennessee

at Carolina 8 9 (46) Oakland

at Miami 5 4½ (41½) Buffalo

at Pittsburgh 5 3½ (42) Cincinnati

New England 14 14½ (50) at J’nville

Indianapolis 6 7 (42) at K.City

at Dallas 3 2½ (51½) N.Orleans

Washington 4 6½ (45) at Phil.

at Tampa Bay 3 3 (44) St. Louis

N.Y. Giants +1 2 ½(47½) at Balt.

at Houston 7 8 (44½) Minnesota

at Denver 12 13 (44½) Cleveland

Chicago 5½ 5½ (36½) at Arizona

at Seattle 2½ Pk (39) San Fran

at N.Y. Jets 3 2(38½) San Diego

Pro football

National Football League

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New Eng. 10 4 0 .714 506 315

N.Y. Jets 6 8 0 .429 255 320

Miami 6 8 0 .429 264 279

Buffalo 5 9 0 .357 306 402

South

y-Houston 12 2 0 .857 394 280

Indianapls 9 5 0 .643 309 358

Tennessee 5 9 0 .357 285 396

Jacksonville 2 12 0 .143 219 383

North

x-Baltimore 9 5 0 .643 348 307

Cincinnati 8 6 0 .571 355 293

Pittsburgh 7 7 0 .500 302 291

Cleveland 5 9 0 .357 280 310

West

y-Denver 11 3 0 .786 409 274

San Diego 5 9 0 .357 299 312

Oakland 4 10 0 .286 263 402

Kansas City 2 12 0 .143 195 36

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Wash. 8 6 0 .571 381 350

Dallas 8 6 0 .571 327 338

N.Y. Giants 8 6 0 .571 373 304

Phil. 4 10 0 .286 253 375

South

y-Atlanta 12 2 0 .857 371 259

New Orl. 6 8 0 .429 389 379

Tampa Bay 6 8 0 .429 354 349

Carolina 5 9 0 .357 296 319

North

y-Green Bay 10 4 0 .714 344 292

Minnesota 8 6 0 .571 319 308

Chicago 8 6 0 .571 321 240

Detroit 4 10 0 .286 330 380

West

x-San Fran 10 3 1 .750 357 218

Seattle 9 5 0 .643 350 219

St. Louis 6 7 1 .464 258 315

Arizona 5 9 0 .357 224 302

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Saturday’s game

Atlanta at Detroit, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday’s games

Tennessee at Green Bay, 8 a.m.

Indianapolis at Kansas City, 8 a.m.

New Orleans at Dallas, 8 a.m.

Minnesota at Houston, 8 a.m.

Oakland at Carolina, 8 a.m.

Buffalo at Miami, 8 a.m.

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 8 a.m.

New England at Jacksonville, 8 a.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 8 a.m.

St. Louis at Tampa Bay, 8 a.m.

San Diego at N.Y. Jets, 8 a.m.

Cleveland at Denver, 11:05 a.m.

Chicago at Arizona, 11:25 a.m.

N.Y. Giants at Baltimore, 11:25 a.m.

San Francisco at Seattle, 3:20 p.m.

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

DETROIT TIGERS—Announced SS Gustavo Nunez, Rule 5 draft selection, was returned by the Arizona Diamondbacks which sent him outright to Toledo (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS—Signed RHP Jose Veras to a one-year contract.

MINNESOTA TWINS—Signed RHP Rich Harden to a minor-league contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Sent RHP Jim Miller outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS—Signed RHP Jeremy Bonderman to a minor league contract.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed OF—INF Russ Canzler off waivers from the Cleveland (AL). Assigned RHP Mickey Storey to Buffalo (IL).

National League

MLB—Suspended Atlanta minor league RHP Billy Bullock 50 games following a second violation of a drug of abuse.

CHICAGO CUBS—Agreed to terms with OF Nate Schierholtz on a one-year contract. Announced LHP Jeff Beliveau was claimed off waivers by Texas and RHP Sandy Rosario was claimed off waivers by San Francisco. Announced LHP Gerardo Concepcion cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Kane County (MWL).

MILWAUKEE BREWRS—Signed LHP Tom Gorzelanny to a two-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Claimed RHP Sandy Rosario off waivers from Chicago Cubs.

American Association

LAREDO LEMURS—Sold the contract of RHP Mike Benacka to Toronto (AL).

LINCOLN SALTDOGS—Sold the contract of LHP David Quinowski to Baltimore (AL).

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES—Signed INF Josh Mazzola.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Reinstated CB Chris Cook from injured reserve.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Assigned F Arnett Moultrie to Sioux Falls (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL—Fined Atlanta S Chris Hope $30,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on New York Giants WR Victor Cruz in a game on Dec. 16. Fined Atlanta WR Roddy White and New York Giants CB Corey Webster $7,875 apiece for a skirmish during the game. Fined San Francisco S Dashon Goldson $21,000 for an illegal hit; Tennessee DE Antonio Smith and New York Jets DE Quinton Coples $15,750 each for helmet-to-helmet hits; Baltimore WR Anquan Boldin and Baltimore CB Cary Williams $15,750 each for unnecessary roughness; and San Diego CB Antoine Cason and Tennessee S Jordan Babineaux $7,875 apiece for unnecessary roughness.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Claimed RB Jonathan Grimes off waivers from Houston.

Canadian Football League

MONTREAL ALOUETTES—Signed QB Kyle Quinlan to a two-year contract.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS—Re-signed QB Justin Goltz, RB Chris Garrett and RB Carl Volny.

COLLEGE

NCAA—Suspended Texas basketball player Myck Kabongo for 23 games for accepting impermissible benefits and providing false statements during an investigation into the infractions. The suspension included the 10 games he has already missed.

CALIFORNIA—Named Barry Sacks defensive line coach and Randy Stewart defensive backs coach.

LIMESTONE—Named Drew Anthony recruiting and defensive coordinator.

N.C. STATE—Named Mike Uremovich offensive line coach.

STANFORD—Announced senior DL Terrence Stephens was declared ineligible for the Rose Bowl because of a secondary violation of NCAA rules related to his rental of off-campus housing.

WALSH—Named Ted Karras Jr. football coach.

College basketball

MEN

WEST

Colorado 98, N. Arizona 51

Denver 72, S. Utah 47

Montana 61, Sacramento St. 60

Nevada 84, CS San Marcos 74

S. Illinois 65, Nicholls St. 53

Utah St. 73, UC Davis 61

Wyoming 56, UC Santa Barbara 40

SOUTHWEST

Baylor 79, BYU 64

UTSA 75, Texas A&M-CC 45

MIDWEST

IPFW 70, Kennesaw St. 47

Indiana 88, FAU 52

N. Colorado 75, North Dakota 66

N. Dakota St. 69, Morehead St. 49

Notre Dame 89, Niagara 67

Stanford 70, Northwestern 68

SOUTH

Chattanooga 108, Reinhardt 78

E. Kentucky 73, High Point 70

Liberty 81, Milligan 63

Maryland 76, Stony Brook 69

Middle Tennessee 56, Vanderbilt 52

South Florida 87, Bowl. Green 84, 3OT

Tennessee 66, W. Carolina 52

Tennessee St. 67, SC-Upstate 64

VCU 93, Longwood 56

William & Mary 82, Salisbury 49

Youngstown St. 67, Bethune-Cook 51

EAST

Delaware 83, Penn 60

Northeastern 82, CCSU 63

Quinnipiac 59, Albany (NY) 57

Rutgers 79, Howard 55

UConn 88, Fordham 73

UNC Asheville 72, St. John’s 65

TOURNAMENT

Cable Car Classic

First Round

Wagner 63, SMU

College football

FBS bowl glance

Thursday

Poinsettia Bowl

At San Diego

BYU 23, San Diego State 6

Friday

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

Central Florida 38, Ball State 17

Today

New Orleans Bowl

East Carolina (8-4) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (7-4), 7 a.m. (ESPN)

MAACO Bowl

Las Vegas

Boise State (10-2) vs. Washington (7-5), 10:30 a.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Dec. 24

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

SMU (6-6) vs. Fresno State (9-3), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

At Detroit

Central Michigan (6-6) vs. Western Kentucky (7-5), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 27

Military Bowl

At Washington

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

Belk Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

Duke (6-6) vs. Cincinnati (9-3), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

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

Friday, Dec. 28

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

Louisiana-Monroe (8-4) vs. Ohio (8-4), 9 a.m. (ESPN)

Russell Athletic Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Virginia Tech (6-6) vs. Rutgers (9-3), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Meineke Car Care Bowl

At Houston

Minnesota (6-6) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 4 p.m. (ESPN)

Championship Subdivision

playoffs

Semifinals

Dec. 14

N. Dakota State 23, Georgia Southern 20

Dec. 15

Sam Houston State 45, Eastern Washington 42

Championship

Saturday, Jan. 5

At Frisco, Texas

North Dakota State (13-1) vs. Sam Houston State (11-3), 8 a.m.

 

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