Scoreboard


Glantz-Culver line

NFL

Today

Favorite Open Today O/U Underdog

Cincinnati 3 4 (45½) at Phil.

Sunday

Green Bay 3 3½ (42) at Chicago

at Atlanta 1 1 (51) N.Y. Giants

at New Orleans 3 3 (54) Tampa Bay

at St. Louis 3 3 (38) Minnesota

at Cleveland Off Off (Off) Washington

at Miami 7 7(37) Jacksonville

Denver 2½ 2½ (48) Denver

at Houston 8 8½ (48) Indianapolis

at San Diego 3 3(45½) Carolina

Seattle 3 5(42½) Buffalo-x

Detroit 6½ 6(44) at Arizona

Pittsburgh +1 1½(44) at Dallas

at Oakland 2½ 3(43) Kansas City

at New England 3 5½ (47) San Fran

Monday

at Tennessee 1 1(41½) N.Y. Jets

Pro football

National Football League

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New Eng. 10 3 0 .769 472 274

N.Y. Jets 6 7 0 .462 245 306

Buffalo 5 8 0 .385 289 352

Miami 5 8 0 .385 240 276

South

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Houston 11 2 0 .846 365 263

Indianapls 9 4 0 .692 292 329

Tennessee 4 9 0 .308 271 386

J’ville 2 11 0 .154 216 359

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Baltimore 9 4 0 .692 331 273

Pittsburgh 7 6 0 .538 278 264

Cincinnati 7 6 0 .538 321 280

Cleveland 5 8 0 .385 259 272

West

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Denver 10 3 0 .769 375 257

San Diego 5 8 0 .385 292 281

Oakland 3 10 0 .231 248 402

Kansas City 2 11 0 .154 195 352

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Giants 8 5 0 .615 373 270

Wash. 7 6 0 .538 343 329

Dallas 7 6 0 .538 300 314

Phil. 4 9 0 .308 240 34

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Atlanta 11 2 0 .846 337 259

Tampa Bay 6 7 0 .462 354 308

New Orl. 5 8 0 .385 348 379

Carolina 4 9 0 .308 265 312

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Green Bay 9 4 0 .692 323 279

Chicago 8 5 0 .615 308 219

Minnesota 7 6 0 .538 283 286

Detroit 4 9 0 .308 320 342

West

W L T Pct PF PA

San Fran 9 3 1 .731 316 184

Seattle 8 5 0 .615 300 202

St. Louis 6 6 1 .500 236 279

Arizona 4 9 0 .308 186 292

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Thursday’s game

Cincinnati at Philadelphia, late

Sunday’s games

Green Bay at Chicago, 8 a.m.

Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 8 a.m.

Minnesota at St. Louis, 8 a.m.

Indianapolis at Houston, 8 a.m.

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

Washington at Cleveland, 8 a.m.

Jacksonville at Miami, 8 a.m.

Denver at Baltimore, 8 a.m.

Carolina at San Diego, 11:05 a.m.

Detroit at Arizona, 11:05 a.m.

Seattle vs. Buffalo at Toronto, 11:05 a.m.

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

Pittsburgh at Dallas, 11:25 a.m.

San Francisco at New England, 3:20 p.m.

Monday’s game

N.Y. Jets at Tennessee, 3:30 p.m.

Pro basketball

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 17 5 .773 —

Brooklyn 12 9 .571 4½

Boston 12 9 .571 4½

Philadelphia 12 10 .545 5

Toronto 4 19 .174 13½

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 14 6 .700 —

Atlanta 14 6 .700 —

Orlando 8 13 .381 6½

Charlotte 7 15 .318 8

Washington 3 16 .158 10½

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 12 9 .571 —

Milwaukee 11 9 .550 ½

Indiana 11 11 .500 1½

Detroit 7 17 .292 6½

Cleveland 5 18 .217 8

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 18 5 .783 —

Memphis 14 5 .737 2

Dallas 11 11 .500 6½

Houston 10 11 .476 7

New Orleans 5 16 .238 12

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 18 4 .818 —

Utah 13 10 .565 5½

Minnesota 10 9 .526 6½

Denver 11 12 .478 7½

Portland 9 12 .429 8½

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 16 6 .727 —

Golden State 15 7 .682 1

L.A. Lakers 9 14 .391 7½

Phoenix 8 15 .348 8½

Sacramento 7 14 .333 8½

Wednesday’s Games

Brooklyn 94, Toronto 88

Indiana 96, Cleveland 81

Atlanta 86, Orlando 80

L.A. Clippers 100, Charlotte 94

Chicago 96, Philadelphia 89

Golden State 97, Miami 95

Houston 99, Washington 93

Minnesota 108, Denver 105

Oklahoma City 92, New Orleans 88

Milwaukee 98, Sacramento 85

Boston 117, Dallas 115, 2OT

Phoenix 82, Memphis 80

Utah 99, San Antonio 96

Thursday’s Games

Atlanta 113, Charlotte 90

New York 116, L.A. Lakers 107

San Antonio at Portland, late

Today’s Games

Dallas at Toronto, 2 p.m.

Philadelphia at Indiana, 2 p.m.

Golden State at Orlando, 2 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Washington, 2 p.m.

Milwaukee at Cleveland, 2:30 p.m.

Detroit at Brooklyn, 2:30 p.m.

Boston at Houston, 3 p.m.

Minnesota at New Orleans, 3 p.m.

Sacramento at Oklahoma City, 3 p.m.

Utah at Phoenix, 4 p.m.

Memphis at Denver, 5:30 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Golden State at Atlanta, 2 p.m.

Cleveland at New York, 2:30 p.m.

Orlando at Charlotte, 2:30 p.m.

Indiana at Detroit, 2:30 p.m.

Washington at Miami, 2:30 p.m.

Brooklyn at Chicago, 3 p.m.

Dallas at Minnesota, 3 p.m.

Boston at San Antonio, 3:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Milwaukee, 3:30 p.m.

Memphis at Utah, 4 p.m.

Thursday’s Sports

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Named Bobby Dickerson third base coach. Agreed to terms with OF Nate McLouth on a one-year contract.

BOSTON RED SOX—Agreed to terms with OF Shane Victorino on a three-year contract.

MINNESOTA TWINS—Agreed to terms with RHP Kevin Correia on a two-year contract.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Agreed to terms with INF Jack Hannahan on a two-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Agreed to terms with INF Andres Blanco, INF Josh Fields, LHP Cesar Jimenez, C Steven Lerud, OF Jermaine Michell, INF/OF Michael Martinez, RHP Zach Miner, INF/OF Pete Orr and C Humberto Quintero on minor league contracts.

International League

PAWTUCKET RED SOX—Named Gary DiSarcina manager.

American Association

KANSAS CITY T-BONE—Signed RHP Derek McGowan.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed DL Kendrick Adams to the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS—Signed LB Vic So’oto to the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed G/T Derek Hardman. Released G Hayworth Hicks.

TENNESSEE TITANS—Signed TE Brandon Barden from the practice squad. Signed S Suaesi Tuimaunei to the practice squad.

HOCKEY

Central Hockey League

ARIZONA SUNDOGS—Acquired D Matt McCready and F Brian Bicek from Missouri for F/D Kyle Hood.

RAPID CITY RUSH—Signed F Jesse Schultz. Waived F John Snowden.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW—Agreed to terms with MF Wil Trapp.

NEW YORK RED BULLS—Released D Rafa Marquez.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY—Signed D Yann Songo’o.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS—Named Sam Pittman offensive line coach.

LYNDON—Named Christina Howe assistant athletic trainer.

RUTGERS—Suspended men’s Basketball coach Mike Rice three games and fined him $50,000 for a violation of department policy.

SOUTHERN MISS—Granted the release of the athletic scholarship of freshman QB Anthony Alford.

SPRING HILL—Announced the resignation of men’s and women’s tennis coach Michael Kreider.

College football

FBS bowl glance

Saturday

New Mexico Bowl

At Albuquerque

Nevada (7-5) vs. Arizona (7-5), 8 a.m. (ESPN)

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

At Boise, Idaho

Toledo (9-3) vs. Utah State (10-2), 11:30 a.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 20

Poinsettia Bowl

At San Diego

San Diego State (9-3) vs. BYU (7-5), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 21

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

Ball State (9-3) vs. UCF (9-4), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 22

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)

 

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