All Hawaii times
Favorite Open Today O/U Underdog
at Houston 5 4½ (43) Cincinnati
at Green Bay 8 7½ (46) Minnesota
at Baltimore 7 7 (47) Indianapolis
BCS National Championship
Monday at Miami
Favorite Open Today O/U Underdog
Alabama 7½ 9½ (40½) Notre Dame
Cincinnati at Houston, 11:30 a.m. (NBC)
Minnesota at Green Bay, 3 p.m. (NBC)
Indianapolis at Baltimore, 8 a.m. (CBS)
Seattle at Washington, 11:30 a.m. (FOX)
Saturday, Jan. 12
Baltimore, Indianapolis or Cincinnati at Denver, 11:30 a.m. (CBS)
Washington, Seattle or Green Bay at San Francisco, 3 p.m. (FOX)
Sunday, Jan. 13
Washington, Seattle or Minnesota at Atlanta, 8 a.m. (FOX)
Baltimore, Indianapolis or Houston at New England, 11:30 a.m. (CBS)
Sunday, Jan. 20
AFC, TBA (CBS)
NFC, TBA (FOX)
Sunday, Jan. 27
AFC vs. NFC, 2 p.m. (NBC)
Sunday, Feb. 3
At New Orleans
AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 1 p.m. (CBS)
BALITMORE ORIOLES—Claimed C Luis Martinez off waivers from Texas.
CLEVELAND INDIANS—Agreed to terms with RHP Brett Myers on a one-year contract.
TEXAS RANGERS—Announced C Eli Whiteside cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Round Rock (PCL).
TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed RHP Chad Beck off waivers from Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Named Carlos Garcia manager of Altoona (EL), Frank Kremblas manager of Bradenton (FSL), Michael Ryan manager of West Virginia (SAL), Dave Turgeon manager of Jamestown (NYP), Milver Reyes manager of the GCL Pirates and Keoni De Renne of the Dominican Summer League team.
National Basketball Association
NEW ORLEANS HORNETS—Waived F Dominic McGuire.
National Football League
CHICAGO BEARS—Signed WR Brittan Golden to a reserve/future contract.
HOUSTON TEXANS—Placed LB Tim Dobbins on injured reserve. Signed LB Cameron Collins from the practice squad.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Named Andy Reid coach. Announced general manager Scott Pioli and the team have “mutually parted ways.”
NEW YORK GIANTS—Signed OT Matt McCants, OT Levy Adcock, G Stephen Goodwin, TE Larry Donnell, DE Matt Broha, CB Laron Scott, QB Curtis Painter, LB Jake Muasau, WR Brandon Collins, CB Trumaine McBride, WR Kevin Hardy, G Michael Jasper, DT Bobby Skinner to reserve-future contracts.
NEW YORK JETS—Signed CB Cliff Harris and LB Danny Lansanah to reserve/future contracts.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Named CB Chris Hawkins.
WASHINGTON REDSKIN—Restored CB Cedric Griffin to the 53-man roster.
Major League Soccer
CHICAGO FIRE—Acquired MF Joel Lindpere from New York for a 2013 international roster spot.
COLORADO RAPIDS—Re-signed G Steward Ceus.
NEW YORK RED BULLS—Terminated the contract of MF Victor Palsson.
FIU—Named Ron Turner football coach.
FLORIDA—Announced TE Jordan Reed will enter the NFL draft.
GEORGIA—Announced LB Jarvis Jones will enter the NFL draft.
GUILFORD- Named Philip Newton assistant men’s lacrosse coach.
HAMLINE—Suspended men’s basketball coach Nelson Whitmore indefinitely after a player was accused of punching a woman. Disissed freshman F Eugene Lawrence III from the men’s basketball team and suspended him from the university pending a hearing. Forfeited its Jan. 5 game at Gustavus Adolphus.
LSU—Announced S Eric Reid will enter the NFL draft.
SOUTHERN MISS—Named Marcus Arroyo offensive coordinator/outside receivers coach, David Duggan defensive coordinator/linebackers coach, Pete Perot offensive line coach, John Simon running back coach, Andrew Thacker safeties coach and John Wozniak inside wide receivers/special teams coach. Retained Steve Buckley as recruiting coordinator.
UTAH STATE—Named Kevin McGiven offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
WISCONSIN—Announced C Travis Frederick will enter the NFL draft.
FBS bowl glance
Louisville 33, Florida 23
Oregon 35, Kansas State 17
Texas A&M 41, Oklahoma 13
BBVA Compass Bowl
At Birmingham, Ala.
Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. Mississippi (6-6), 8 a.m. (ESPN)
At Mobile, Ala.
Kent State (11-2) vs. Arkansas State (9-3), 3 p.m. (ESPN)
Monday, Jan. 7
BCS National Championship
Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Alabama (12-1), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)
ATP: ExxonMobil Open
At Doha, Qatar
Richard Gasquet (2), France, def. Daniel Brands, Germany, 7-5, 7-5.
Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, def. David Ferrer (1), Spain, 6-2, 6-3.
At Brisbane, Australia
Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus, def. Gilles Simon (3), France, 6-3, 6-4.
Kei Nishikori (5), Japan, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov (4), Ukraine, 6-4, 7-6 (3).
Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, def. Jurgen Melzer (7), Austria, 6-3, 6-2.
Andy Murray (1), Britain, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 6-4, 7-6 (3).
Serena Williams (3), United States, def. Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, walkover.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, def. Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
ATP: Aircel Chennai Open
At Chennai, India
Benoit Paire (5), France, def. Marin Cilic 3), Croatia, 6-4, 1-6, 7-5.
Aljaz Bedene, Slovenia, def. Stanislas Wawrinka (4), Switzerland, 6-2, 7-6 (6).
Janko Tipsarevic (2), Serbia, def. Go Soeda (8), Japan, 6-2, 6-4.
Roberto Bautista-Agut, Spain, def. Tomas Berdych (1), Czech Republic, 7-5, 2-6, 6-3.
ITF Hyundai Hopman Cup
At Perth, Australia
Serbia 3, Germany 0
Novak Djokovic, Serbia, def. Tommy Haas, Germany, 6-2, 6-0.
Ana Ivanovic, Serbia, def. Tatjana Malek, Germany, 6-0, 6-1.
Novak Ivanovic and Ana Djokovic, Serbia, def. Thanasi Kokkinakis Australia, and Tatjana Malek, Germany, 6-2, 7-5 (score stands as 6-0, 6-0; Haas withdrew with an injury and was replaced by Kokkinakis).
South Africa 2, France 1
Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, def. Mathilde Johansson, France, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, def. Kevin Anderson, South Africa, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3).
Chanelle Scheepers and Kevin Anderson, South Africa, def. Mathilde Johansson and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, 6-3, 1-2, retired.
At Shenzhen, China
Klara Zakopalova (5), Czech Republic, def. Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-1, 6-3.
Li Na (1), China, def. Peng Shuai (6), China, 6-4, 6-0.
WTA: ASB Classic
At Auckland, New Zealand
Yanina Wickmayer (3), Belgium, def. Mona Barthel (8), Germany, def. 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (3).
Agnieszka Radwanska (1), Poland, def. Jamie Hampton, United States, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3).
Coll. of Idaho 72, Corban 60
Concordia (Ore.) 84, Evergreen St. 65
E. Oregon 73, NW Christian 58
Sam Houston St. 61, Texas A&M-CC 57
Saint Louis 67, Savannah St. 59
Valparaiso 74, Cleveland St. 50
Alabama A&M 88, Jackson St. 87, 2OT
Alabama St. 69, Grambling St. 56
Georgia 52, George Washington 41
Memphis 85, Tennessee 80
Mississippi 95, Fordham 68
Southern U. 50, Prairie View 45
Texas Southern 57, Alcorn St. 48
Tulane 62, Wofford 48
Iona 66, Siena 62
Loyola (Md.) 71, Rider 65
Manhattan 55, St. Peter’s 53
Rhode Island 59, Brown 47
Yale 61, Holy Cross 54
No. 4 Stanford 57, No. 20 Colorado 40
No. 7 California 55, Utah 50
No. 16 UCLA 89, Oregon 80