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Jan. 9 scoreboard

Glantz-Culver line

NFL playoffs


Favorite Open Today O/U Underdog

at Denver 9½ 9 (46) Baltimore

at San Francisco 3 3 (44½) Green Bay


at Atlanta 3 2½ (46) Seattle

at New England 9 9½ (47½) Houston

Pro football

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 5

Houston 19, Cincinnati 13

Green Bay 24, Minnesota 10

Sunday, Jan. 6

Baltimore 24, Indianapolis 9

Seattle 24, Washington 14

Divisional Playoffs


Baltimore at Denver, 11:30 a.m. (CBS)

Green Bay at San Francisco, 3 p.m. (FOX)


Seattle at Atlanta, 8 a.m. (FOX)

Houston at New England, 11:30 a.m. (CBS)

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 20



Pro Bowl

Sunday, Jan. 27

At Honolulu

AFC vs. NFC, 2 p.m. (NBC)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 3

At New Orleans

AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 1 p.m. (CBS)



American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with LHP Scott Kazmir, RHP Jerry Gil and LHP Edward Paredes on minor league contracts.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Agreed to terms with LHP J.P. Howell on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK METS — Named Mark Fine senior director, marketing.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with 1B Adam LaRoche on a two-year contract.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Sold the contract of INF Nick Giarraputo to the Chicago White Sox.

NEWARK BEARS — Named Garry Templeton manager.

Frontier League

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed SS Gerard Hall and INF Frank Pfister to contract extensions.

United League

SAN ANGELO COLTS — Exercised the 2013 contract option on OF Ronnie Gaines.


National Basketball Association

NBA—Fined Dallas owner Mark Cuban $50,000 for publicly criticizing the officiating.

DALLAS MAVERICKS—Signed G Mike James to a 10-day contract.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS—Announced Scott Skiles is out as coach by mutual agreement. Promoted assistant coach Jim Boylan to interim head coach.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Signed G Maalik Wayns to a 10-day contract.


National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Named Steve Keim general manager. Signed WR Stephen Williams and WR Gerell Robinson to reserve/future contracts.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — ReleasedLB Sergio Kindle from the practice squad. Reinstated CB Asa Jackson.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed WR Jared Green and T Ray Dominguez to reserve/future contracts.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed LB Patrick Trahan to a reserve/future contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed WR Justin Hilton, LS Bryce Davis, QB Zac Robinson, T Dan Knapp, OL DeQuin Evans and LB J.K. Schaffer to reserve/future contracts.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed WR Carlton Mitchell to a reserve/future contract.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed WR Anthony Armstrong,l TE Colin Cochart and LS Charley Hughlett to reserve/future contracts.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed WR Terrence Toliver, TE Nathan Overbay and G Justin Boren to reserve/future contracts.

GREEN BAY PACKERS—Signed C Garth Gerhart to the practice squad. Released OL Shea Allard from the practice squad.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Named David Caldwell general manager.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed LB Cameron Sheffield to a reserve/future contract.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed CB Dion Turner to a reserve/future contract.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed WR Andre Holmes to the practice squad.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Signed T Aderious Simmons to a reserve/future contract.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed G Bryant Browning, G Chris DeGeare and DB David Caldwell to reserve/future contracts.

NEW YORK JETS — Fired offensive coordinator Tony Sparano.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed DB Brandon Underwood to a reserve/future contract.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed TE Deangelo Peterson, FB Eric Kettani, NT Chigbo Anunoby, DT Dominique Hamilton and DB Korey Lindsey to reserve/future contracts.


National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS — Reassigned F Jared Knight from South Carolina (ECHL) to Providence (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Reassigned F Cody Beach and D Brett Ponich from Evansville (ECHL) to Peoria (AHL) and F Jay Barriball from Bloomington (CHL) to Peoria.

American Hockey League

AHL — Suspended Charlotte F Brett Sutter one game.

HAMILTON BULLDOGS — Signed F Joey Tenute to a professional tryout contract.

TORONTO MARLIES — Recalled F Andrew Crescenzi and F Jamie Devane from San Francisco (ECHL) and G Mark Owuya from Las Vegas (ECHL). Signed D Ryan Grimshaw to a professional tryout contract.


SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Loaned F Hunter Bishop to Lake Erie (AHL).


Major League Soccer

FC DALLAS — Named Brent Erwin assistant coach.

L.A. GALAXY — Agreed to terms with M Colin Clark, M Mike Magee and G Brian Perk.

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed M Lloyd Sam.

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Signed M Steven Evans.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Announced M Mario Martinez has been called in by the Honduras National team.

TORONTO FC — Named Ryan Nelsen coach.


CALIFORNIA — Announced CB Steve Williams will enter the NFL draft.

FLORIDA SOUTHERN—Named Ryan Sniegoski men’s soccer coach.

IONA—Announced junior F Shawn Jackson has left the men’s basketball team.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Nick Palazzo men’s and women’s assistant track and field coach.

TEXAS A&M—Announced OT Luke Joeckel will enter the NFL draft.

TEXAS TECH — Named Todd Shulenberger women’s associate head soccer coach.

UCF — Named Lorenzo Costantini defensive line coach and Mike Buscemi special teams coordinator and tight ends coach.

College football

FBS bowl glance


BCS National Championship

Alabama 42, Notre Dame 14

Saturday, Jan. 19


At Montgomery, Ala.

Stars vs. Stripes, 10 a.m. (CBSSN)

East-West Shrine Classic

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

East vs. West, 11 a.m. (NFLN)

Saturday, Jan. 26

Senior Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

North vs. South, 11 a.m. (NFLN)


WTA Moorilla

Hobart International

At Hobart, Australia


First Round

Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, def.. Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, 6-0, 7-6 (7).

Klara Zakopalova (3), Czech Republic, def. Timea Babos, Hungary, 6-4, 6-3.

Second Round

Lauren Davis, United States, def. Sorana Cirstea (2), Romania, 6-1, 6-3.

Elena Vesnina, Russia, def. Yaroslava Shvedova (4), Kazakhstan, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1.

Mona Barthel (9), Germany, def. Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, 7-6 (3), 7-5.

Sloane Stephens (8), United States, def. Simona Halep, Romania, 6-4, 6-0.

ATP: Heineken Open

At Auckland, New Zealand


First Round

Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.

Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, def. Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, 6-3, 6-3.

Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, def. Go Soeda, Japan, 6-1, 6-0.

Greg Jones, Australia, def. Jurgen Melzer (6), Austria, 7-6 (7), 6-2.

Alejandro Falla, Colombia, def. Grega Zemlja, Slovenia, 6-4, 3-1, retired.

Jesse Levine, Canada, def. Dan King-Turner, New Zealand, 6-2, 6-2.

Gael Monfils, France, def. Benjamin Becker, Germany, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-4.

Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, def. Benoit Paire, France, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2.

Apia International

At Sydney, Australia



First Round

John Millman, Australia, def. Tommy Robredo, Spain, 6-3, 6-4.

Radek Stepanek (6), Czech Republic, def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 6-2, 6-3.

Feliciano Lopez, Spain, def. Jeremy Chardy (7), France, 6-7 (2), 7-5, 6-3.

Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, def. Bjorn Phau, Germany, 6-0, 6-1.

Fabio Fognini, Italy, def. Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, 6-3, 6-1.

Kevin Anderson, South Africa, def. Aljaz Bedene, Slovenia, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

Ryan Harrison, United States, def. Roberto Bautista-Agut, Spain, 2-1, retired.

Bernard Tomic, Australia, def. Marinko Matosevic, Australia, 6-3, 6-4.


Second Round

Sara Errani (3), Italy, def. Maria Kirilenko, Russia, 6-1, 6-1.

Li Na (4), China, def. Ayumi Morita, Japan, 6-1, 6-0.

Agnieszka Radwanska (1), Poland, def. Kimiko Date-Krumm, Japan, 6-4, 6-3.

Roberta Vinci, Italy, def. Jelena Jankovic, Serbia, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4).

Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia, def. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, 7-6 (3), 1-6, 7-6 (1).

Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, def. Caroline Wozniacki (7), Denmark, 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-2.

Angelique Kerber (2), Germany, def. Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan, 6-2, 7-5.

Madison Keys, United States, def. Zheng Jie, China, 6-0, 6-4.

College basketball



San Jose St. 71, New Orleans 64


Ark.-Pine Bluff 77, Alabama A&M 61

Baylor 82, Texas Tech 48

Texas-Pan Am 70, Houston Baptist 60


Creighton 91, Drake 61

Missouri 84, Alabama 68

Missouri St. 62, Illinois St. 55

Ohio St. 74, Purdue 64


Alabama St. 69, MVSU 65

Alcorn St. 80, Grambling St. 46

Appalachian St. 50, Wofford 49

Duke 68, Clemson 40

Southern U. 80, Jackson St. 67


Boston U. 63, Vermont 53

Brown 75, Niagara 74, OT

Dartmouth 75, Army 58

Holy Cross 78, Columbia 69

Lafayette 85, Penn 83

Lehigh 81, Muhlenberg 46

Northeastern 63, Drexel 58, OT

Pittsburgh 73, Georgetown 45

UConn 99, DePaul 78


CS Bakersfield 85, Texas-Pan American 62

Colorado 67, Utah 57

Stanford 62, California 53


Alabama A&M 73, Ark.-Pine Bluff 62


Green Bay 62, Detroit 31

W. Illinois 87, Chicago St. 52


SC State 62, Winthrop 52


Holy Cross 83, Brown 66

Penn 79, Morgan St. 73

M College Football

All-Star Classic


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