Dec. 28 scoreboard


All Hawaii times

Glantz-Culver line

NFL

Sunday

Today

Favorite Open Today O/U Underdog

at Buffalo 3 3½ (39½) N.Y. Jets

at New England 11 10 (46½) Miami

at Cincinnati 3 2½ (41) Baltimore

at Pittsburgh Off off (off) Cleveland

Houston 5½ 7 (46½) at Indinpls

at Tennessee 5½ 4 (42) Jacksonville

at N.Y. Giants 9½ 7½ (46) Philadelphia

at Washington 3½ 3 (48½) Dallas

Chicago 3 3 (44½) at Detroit

Green Bay 3 3½ (46½) at Minn.

at Atlanta Off Off (Off) Tampa Bay

at New Orleans 4 5 (54) Carolina

at Denver 16 16 (42) Kansas City

at San Diego Off Off (Off) Oakland

at San Francisco 15 16½ (39) Arizona

at Seattle 10 10½ (41) St. Louis

Transactions

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB — Free agent OF Hideki Matsui announced his retirement.

National League

MIAMI MARLINS — Agreed to terms with RHP John Maine on a minor league contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Designated RHP Chad Beck for assignment.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA — Suspended Miami G Dwyane Wade one game for flailing his leg and making contact with the groin of the Charlotte’s Ramon Sessions during a Dec. 26 game at Charlotte. Fined Los Angeles Lakers C Dwight Howard $35,000 for his Flagrant Foul Two against Denver’s Kenneth Faried during a Dec. 26 game at Denver.

BROOKLYN NETS — Fired coach Avery Johnson. Promoted assistant coach P.J. Carlesimo to interim coach.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Placed WR LaQuan Williams on injured reserve.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Placed G Amini Silatolu on injured reserve.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed TE Steve Skelton to the practice squad.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Signed DB Curtis Holcomb to the practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS — Placed CB Aaron Berry on injured reserve.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Signed DB Walter McFadden and WR Bert Reed to the practice squad.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed TE Cooper Helfet to the practice squad.

ST. LOUIS RAMS — Signed DE Mason Brodine to the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed S Nick Saenz to the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

DALLAS STARS — Reasigned F Austin Smith from Idaho (ECHL) to Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned F Andrej Nestrasil, F Brent Raedeke and D Max Nicastro from Grand Rapids (AHL) to Toledo (ECHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Reassigned D Brett Flemming from Hershey (AHL) to Reading (ECHL).

COLLEGE

CREIGHTON — Announced senior G Josh Jones is quitting the men’s basketball team for medical reasons.

FLORIDA — Announced S De’Ante Saunders and OT Matt Patchan are leaving the football team and will transfer.

Pro football

National Football League

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New Eng. 11 4 0 .733 529 331

Miami 7 8 0 .467 288 289

N.Y. Jets 6 9 0 .400 272 347

Buffalo 5 10 0 .333 316 426

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Houston 12 3 0 .800 400 303

x-Indianpls 10 5 0 .667 329 371

Tennessee 5 10 0 .333 292 451

J’ville 2 13 0 .133 235 406

North

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Balt. 10 5 0 .667 381 321

x-Cin. 9 6 0 .600 368 303

Pittsburgh 7 8 0 .467 312 304

Cleveland 5 10 0 .333 292 344

West

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Denver 12 3 0 .800 443 286

San Diego 6 9 0 .400 326 329

Oakland 4 11 0 .267 269 419

Kansas City 2 13 0 .133 208 387

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Wash. 9 6 0 .600 408 370

Dallas 8 7 0 .533 358 372

N.Y. Giants 8 7 0 .533 387 337

Phil. 4 11 0 .267 273 402

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Atlanta 13 2 0 .867 402 277

N.Orleans 7 8 0 .467 423 410

Tampa Bay 6 9 0 .400 367 377

Carolina 6 9 0 .400 313 325

North

W L T Pct PF PA

y-G. Bay 11 4 0 .733 399 299

Minnesota 9 6 0 .600 342 314

Chicago 9 6 0 .600 349 253

Detroit 4 11 0 .267 348 411

West

W L T Pct PF PA

x-San Fran. 10 4 1 .700 370 260

x-Seattle 10 5 0 .667 392 232

St. Louis 7 7 1 .500 286 328

Arizona 5 10 0 .333 237 330

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Sunday’s games

Jacksonville at Tennessee, 8 a.m.

Carolina at New Orleans, 8 a.m.

N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, 8 a.m.

Baltimore at Cincinnati, 8 a.m.

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 8 a.m.

Houston at Indianapolis, 8 a.m.

Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 8 a.m.

Chicago at Detroit, 8 a.m.

Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 8 a.m.

Oakland at San Diego, 11:25 a.m.

Arizona at San Francisco, 11:25 a.m.

St. Louis at Seattle, 11:25 a.m.

Kansas City at Denver, 11:25 a.m.

Green Bay at Minnesota,11:25 a.m.

Miami at New England, 11:25 a.m.

Dallas at Washington, 3:20 p.m.

College basketball

MEN

WEST

BYU 84, N. Arizona 54

Loyola Marymount 79, Morgan St. 62

Saint Mary’s (Cal) 82, Rhode Island 59

SOUTHWEST

Arkansas St. 87, Louisiana-Lafayette 70

MIDWEST

Akron 83, Texas Southern 68

IUPUI 88, IPFW 74

New Mexico 55, Cincinnati 54

W. Illinois 73, Oakland 63

SOUTH

FAU 61, Troy 54

W. Kentucky 76, FIU 63

EAST

Canisius 87, Alcorn St. 74

WOMEN

MIDWEST

Ohio St. 88, VCU 50

SOUTH

Middle Tennessee 66, North Texas 64

EAST

Hampton 62, St. Peter’s 40

College football

FBS bowl glance

Monday

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

SMU 43, Fresno State 10

Wednesday

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

At Detroit

C. Michigan 24, W. Kentucky 21

Thursday

Military Bowl

At Washington

San Jose State 29, Bowling Green 20

Belk Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

Cincinnati 48, Duke 34

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Baylor 49, UCLA 26

Today

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)

 

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