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Glantz-Culver line

NFL playoffs

Saturday

Favorite Open Today O/U Underdog

at Denver 9½ 9 (46) Baltimore

at San Francisco 3 3 (44½) Green Bay

Sunday

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

Saturday

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

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

Sunday

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

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

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 20

AFC, TBA (CBS)

NFC, TBA (FOX)

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)

College football

FBS bowl glance

Monday

BCS National Championship

Alabama 42, Notre Dame 14

Saturday, Jan. 19

RAYCOM College Football

All-Star Classic

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)

Pro basketball

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 23 12 .657 —

Brooklyn 20 15 .571 3

Boston 18 17 .514 5

Philadelphia 15 22 .405 9

Toronto 13 22 .371 10

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 23 10 .697 —

Atlanta 20 14 .588 3½

Orlando 12 23 .343 12

Charlotte 9 25 .265 14½

Washington 5 28 .152 18

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 22 14 .611 —

Chicago 19 14 .576 1½

Milwaukee 18 16 .529 3

Detroit 13 23 .361 9

Cleveland 9 28 .243 13½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 28 10 .737 —

Memphis 23 10 .697 2½

Houston 21 15 .583 6

Dallas 13 23 .361 14

New Orleans 10 25 .286 16½

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 27 8 .771 —

Denver 21 16 .568 7

Portland 19 15 .559 7½

Utah 19 18 .514 9

Minnesota 16 16 .500 9½

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 28 8 .778 —

Golden State 22 12 .647 5

L.A. Lakers 15 20 .429 12½

Sacramento 13 22 .371 14½

Phoenix 12 25 .324 16½

Wednesday’s Games

Cleveland 99, Atlanta 83

Utah 112, Charlotte 102

Toronto 90, Philadelphia 72

Boston 87, Phoenix 79

Milwaukee 104, Chicago 96

New Orleans 88, Houston 79

Oklahoma City 106, Minnesota 84

San Antonio 108, L.A. Lakers 105

Denver 108, Orlando 105

Memphis 94, Golden State 87

L.A. Clippers 99, Dallas 93

Thursday’s Games

Indiana 81, New York 76

Dallas at Sacramento, late

Miami at Portland, late

Today’s Games

Charlotte at Toronto, 2 p.m.

Houston at Boston, 2:30 p.m.

Utah at Atlanta, 2:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Brooklyn, 2:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Memphis, 3 p.m.

Minnesota at New Orleans, 3 p.m.

Chicago at New York, 3 p.m.

Detroit at Milwaukee, 3:30 p.m.

Cleveland at Denver, 4 p.m.

Portland at Golden State, 5:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday’s Sports

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Jeff Gray, RHP Ramon Troncoso, LHP David Purcey, C Bryan Anderson, INF Josh Bell, INF Steve Tolleson and OF Stefan Gartrell on minor league contracts.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Named Marcus Thames hitting coach, Brian Baisley coach and David DeKay strength and conditioning coach of Tampa (FSL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with RHP Chris Resop on a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with C Craig Albernaz, OF Jason Bourgeois and RHP J.D. Martin on minor league contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Claimed LHP Tommy Hottovy off waivers from Texas.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Agreed to terms with RHP Wirfin Obispo, C Luis De La Cruz, C Matt Pagnozzi and INF Blake DeWitt on minor league contracts.

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with INF Luis Valbuena on a one-year contract and OF Brian Bogusevic, C J.C. Boscan, RHP Andrew Carpenter, RHP Jaye Chapman, OF Johermyn Chavez, RHP Dayan Diaz, INF Alberto Gonzalez, RHP Jensen Lewis, INF Brent Lillibridge, INF Edwin Maysonet, OF Darnell McDonald, 1B/OF Brad Nelson, RHP Blake Parker, RHP Zack Putnam, LHP Hisanori Takahashi and RHP Cory Wade on minor league contracts.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Agreed to terms with RHP Manny Corpas on a minor league contract.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Agreed to terms with LHP Chris Narveson on a one-year contract and RHP Kelvim Escobar on a minor league contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

MIAMI HEAT — Signed C Josh Harrellson to a 10-day contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed CB Greg McCoy to a reserve/future contract.

BUFFALO BILLS — Named Mike Pettine defensive coordinator and Nathaniel Hackett offensive coordinator.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed TE Fendi Onobun to a reserve/future contract.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed RB Alvester Alexander, OT Lee Ziemba and LB Jake Killeen to reserve/future contracts.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Fired coach Mike Mularkey.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW — Agreed to terms with D Chad Barson.

FC DALLAS — Signed G Raul Fernandez.

LA GALAXY — Named Jovan Kirovski technical director.

COLLEGE

GEORGIA — Announced NT Kwame Geathers will enter the NFL draft.

MIAMI — Named Mario Cristobal tight ends and associate head football coach.

OHIO STATE — Announced senior RB Jordan Hall has been granted a medical redshirt.

OKLAHOMA STATE — Announced the resignation of defensive coordinator Bill Young. Promoted linebackers coach Glenn Spencer to defensive coordinator.

WOFFORD — Named Ron Sweet women’s volleyball coach.

Tennis

WTA Moorilla Hobart International Thursday

At The Domain Tennis Centre

Hobart, Australia

Purse: $235,000 (Intl.)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles Quarterfinals

Elena Vesnina, Russia, def. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, 6-3, 6-2.

Mona Barthel (9), Germany, def. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, 6-3, 6-3.

Sloane Stephens (8), United States, def. Lauren Davis, United States, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5.

Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, def. Monica Niculescu, Romania, 2-6, 6-4, 6-0.

Doubles Quarterfinals

Garbine Muguruza and Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor, Spain, def. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, and Klara Zakopalova (2), Czech Republic, walkover.

ATP World Tour Heineken Open

Thursday

At ASB Bank Tennis Centre

Auckland, New Zealand

Purse: $450,000 (WT250)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles Quarterfinals

Philipp Kohlschreiber (2), Germany, def. Xavier Malisse, Belgium, 7-6 (6), 6-4.

Sam Querrey (4), United States, def. Jesse Levine, Canada, 6-4, 7-6 (5).

David Ferrer (1), Spain, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 6-2, 6-1.

Gael Monfils, France, def. Tommy Haas (3), Germany, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Doubles Quarterfinals

Colin Fleming, Britain, and Bruno Soares (1), Brazil, def. Benjamin Becker, Germany, and Jurgen Melzer, Austria, 6-3, 6-4.

Johan Brunstrom, Sweden, and Frederik Nielsen, Denmark, def. Jerzy Janowicz, Poland, and Albert Ramos, Spain, 6-2, 6-4.

Frantisek Cermak, Czech Republic, and Michal Mertinak, Slovakia, def. Xavier Malisse, Belgium, and Frank Moser, Germany, walkover.

Apia International

Thursday

At Olympic Park Tennis Centre

Sydney, Australia

Purse: Men, $486,000 (WT250); Women, $681,000 (Premier)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Men Quarterfinals

Kevin Anderson, South Africa, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 6-4, 6-3.

Julien Benneteau, France, def. Ryan Harrison, United States, 6-4, 6-2.

Bernard Tomic, Australia, def. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-2.

Andreas Seppi (3), Italy, def. Marcel Granollers (8), Spain, 6-4, 7-5.

Women Semifinals

Agnieszka Radwanska (1), Poland, def. Li Na (4), China, 6-3, 6-4.

Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia, def. Angelique Kerber (2), Germany, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Doubles Men Quarterfinals

Max Mirnyi, Belarus, and Horia Tecau (4), Romania, def. Mahesh Bhupathi, India, and Daniel Nestor, Canada, 6-3, 6-4.

Women Semifinals

Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci (1), Italy, def. Darija Jurak, Croatia, and Katalin Marosi, Hungary, 7-5, 6-4.

Nadia Petrova, Russia, and Katarina Srebotnik, Slovenia, def. Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka (2), Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-3.

 

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