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Basketball

NBA

All Times PST

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

WLPctGB
New York1614.533
Philadelphia1315.4642
Boston1316.4482 1/2
New Jersey1118.3794 1/2
Toronto1021.3236 1/2

Southeast Division

WLPctGB
Miami257.781
Orlando1513.5368
Washington1513.5368
Charlotte720.25915 1/2
Atlanta523.17918

Central Division

WLPctGB
Cleveland1712.586
Detroit1513.5361 1/2
Indiana1513.5361 1/2
Chicago1017.3706
Milwaukee917.3466 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

WLPctGB
San Antonio256.806
Dallas1910.6555
Houston1515.5009 1/2
Memphis1517.46910 1/2
New Orleans226.07121 1/2

Northwest Division

WLPctGB
Seattle226.786
Minnesota1612.5716
Portland1414.5008
Denver1415.4838 1/2
Utah1119.36712

Pacific Division

WLPctGB
Phoenix254.862
Sacramento189.6676
L.A. Lakers1512.5569
L.A. Clippers1315.46411 1/2
Golden State1119.36714 1/2

Saturday’s Games

Miami 113, Charlotte 90

New Jersey 93, New York 87

Memphis 104, Minnesota 95

Chicago 105, Orlando 90

Portland 97, Golden State 88

Sunday’s Games

Atlanta at Washington, 9 a.m.

Philadelphia at L.A. Clippers, 12:30 p.m.

Boston at Detroit, 3 p.m.

Portland at Phoenix, 5 p.m.

Utah at Houston, 5:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Sacramento, 6 p.m.

Denver at L.A. Lakers, 6:30 p.m.

Monday’s Games

Orlando at Toronto, 4 p.m.

New Orleans at Boston, 4 p.m.

Cleveland at Charlotte, 4 p.m.

Seattle at Miami, 4:30 p.m.

Utah at Memphis, 5 p.m.

Detroit at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Denver, 6 p.m.

Philadelphia at Golden State, 7:30 p.m.

Heat 113, Bobcats 90

Charlotte (90)–Wallace 2-5 0-0 4, Okafor 6-12 5-12 17, Brezec 3-9 0-0 6, Knight 3-6 0-0 6, Bogans 4-11 0-0 8, Rush 4-11 0-0 10, T.Smith 2-3 4-4 9, White 2-4 1-5 5, Ely 1-3 0-0 2, Hart 6-8 2-2 14, Kapono 3-10 2-2 9. Totals 36-82 14-25 90.

Miami (113)–E.Jones 5-14 0-0 13, Haslem 5-7 1-3 11, O’Neal 7-13 2-5 16, D.Jones 4-8 0-0 12, Wade 11-16 4-10 26, Laettner 4-4 2-2 10, Doleac 1-1 2-4 4, Dooling 2-3 0-0 4, Butler 4-5 1-2 10, Wang 2-4 2-2 7, Anderson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 45-76 14-28 113.

Charlotte2023252290
Miami28273523113

3-Point Goals—Charlotte 4-9 (Rush 2-4, T.Smith 1-1, Kapono 1-2, Bogans 0-1, Hart 0-1), Miami 9-17 (D.Jones 4-8, E.Jones 3-6, Butler 1-1, Wang 1-1, Dooling 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Charlotte 46 (Okafor 10), Miami 56 (Haslem 9). Assists—Charlotte 19 (Knight 7), Miami 24 (Wade 9). Total fouls—Charlotte 23, Miami 20. A—20,281 (19,600).

Nets 93, Knicks 87

New Jersey (93)–Jefferson 6-13 3-4 17, Collins 4-6 1-2 9, Krstic 5-7 2-4 12, Carter 6-18 2-4 16, Kidd 4-11 5-7 13, Best 3-7 2-2 8, Buford 6-8 0-0 13, Smith 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 36-73 15-23 93.

New York (87)–K.Thomas 3-8 0-0 6, T.Thomas 5-14 4-4 14, Mohammed 7-13 4-6 18, Houston 3-8 0-0 8, Marbury 10-19 7-10 31, Hardaway 0-3 0-0 0, Sweetney 1-6 1-4 3, Norris 0-2 0-0 0, Williams 1-2 3-3 5, Ariza 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 31-76 19-27 87.

New Jersey2623162893
New York2016222987

3-Point Goals—New Jersey 6-13 (Carter 2-4, Jefferson 2-4, Buford 1-1, Smith 1-1, Kidd 0-3), New York 6-22 (Marbury 4-10, Houston 2-7, Hardaway 0-1, Norris 0-2, T.Thomas 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—New Jersey 45 (Krstic 7), New York 53 (Mohammed 13). Assists—New Jersey 20 (Carter 5), New York 16 (Marbury 8). Total fouls—New Jersey 21, New York 21. Technicals—T.Thomas. A—19,763 (19,763).

Grizzlies 104, Timberwolves 95

Memphis (104)–Posey 1-8 3-4 5, Gasol 9-10 5-7 23, Wright 5-7 2-2 12, Miller 2-5 0-2 5, Williams 3-6 2-2 8, Battier 3-10 2-4 9, Wells 7-13 1-1 18, Watson 7-10 1-2 20, Cardinal 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 39-73 16-24 104.

Minnesota (95)–Szczerbiak 10-14 0-1 22, Garnett 10-16 10-13 30, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Sprewell 7-13 2-2 17, Cassell 1-7 2-2 4, Madsen 0-0 0-0 0, Hassell 1-6 0-0 2, Hudson 3-8 2-3 9, Griffin 4-8 0-0 9, Hoiberg 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 37-73 16-21 95.

Memphis23273123104
Minnesota3423191995

3-Point Goals—Memphis 10-24 (Watson 5-5, Wells 3-5, Miller 1-3, Battier 1-5, Williams 0-2, Posey 0-4), Minnesota 5-16 (Szczerbiak 2-2, Hudson 1-3, Griffin 1-3, Sprewell 1-6, Garnett 0-1, Hassell 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Memphis 43 (Wells 8), Minnesota 40 (Garnett 10). Assists—Memphis 26 (Watson 8), Minnesota 28 (Cassell 10). Total fouls—Memphis 24, Minnesota 23. Technicals—Wells. A—16,577 (19,006).

Bulls 105, Magic 90

Orlando (90)–Howard 4-9 2-6 10, Hill 5-9 6-9 16, Battie 2-3 0-0 4, Francis 3-12 6-6 12, Mobley 2-10 2-2 6, Cato 4-8 5-6 13, Turkoglu 1-5 1-2 3, Garrity 1-3 2-2 5, Nelson 2-8 0-0 5, Augmon 2-3 2-3 6, Kasun 3-3 1-2 7, Stevenson 1-7 1-2 3. Totals 30-80 28-40 90.

Chicago (105)–Deng 6-10 3-5 15, A.Davis 2-8 0-0 4, Curry 8-12 6-8 22, Hinrich 6-13 3-3 18, Duhon 2-7 0-0 6, Nocioni 3-6 3-4 9, Chandler 3-4 0-0 6, Gordon 6-13 3-3 18, Piatkowski 0-1 2-2 2, Harrington 1-3 1-2 3, Griffin 1-2 0-0 2, F.Williams 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 38-80 21-27 105.

Orlando2116233090
Chicago33272718105

3-Point Goals—Orlando 2-11 (Garrity 1-2, Nelson 1-2, Turkoglu 0-1, Stevenson 0-2, Mobley 0-4), Chicago 8-17 (Hinrich 3-6, Gordon 3-8, Duhon 2-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Orlando 56 (Howard 12), Chicago 54 (A.Davis 9). Assists—Orlando 20 (Francis, Nelson 5), Chicago 22 (Hinrich 9). Total fouls—Orlando 22, Chicago 32. Technicals—Augmon, Francis. A—20,763 (21,711).

Trail Blazers 97, Warriors 88

Golden State (88)–Dunleavy 5-13 2-4 12, Murphy 6-16 4-4 19, Robinson 4-10 3-4 12, Pietrus 4-14 2-6 10, Claxton 4-11 2-5 11, Cheaney 5-11 0-0 10, Fisher 4-12 0-0 10, Foyle 1-3 0-0 2, Sesay 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 34-93 13-23 88.

Portland (97)–Miles 3-8 0-2 6, Abdur-Rahim 10-14 6-7 26, Przybilla 0-2 0-0 0, Anderson 3-8 0-0 6, Van Exel 0-4 2-2 2, Stoudamire 6-12 3-5 19, Patterson 5-9 8-12 18, Frahm 1-3 1-2 3, Telfair 5-11 4-5 14, Outlaw 1-5 1-4 3. Totals 34-76 25-39 97.

Golden State3117231788
Portland1823243297

3-Point Goals—Golden State 7-25 (Murphy 3-5, Fisher 2-4, Claxton 1-2, Robinson 1-5, Cheaney 0-1, Dunleavy 0-2, Pietrus 0-6), Portland 4-11 (Stoudamire 4-4, Patterson 0-1, Van Exel 0-1, Anderson 0-5). Fouled out—Dunleavy, Claxton. Rebounds—Golden State 60 (Murphy 17), Portland 65 (Abdur-Rahim 9). Assists—Golden State 25 (Claxton 10), Portland 24 (Van Exel 6). Total fouls—Golden State 28, Portland 23. Technicals—Abdur-Rahim. A—16,002 (19,980).

NBA scoring leaders

Through Dec. 31

GFGFTPTSAVG
Iverson, Phil.2726222578028.9
Bryant, LAL2722925876728.4
Nowitzki, Dall.2823223773626.3
Stoudemire, Phoe.2926920474225.6
James, Clev.2926315570824.4
McGrady, Hou.2823615067124.0
Wade, Mia.2923522169423.9
Allen, Sea.2822514766723.8
Jefferson, N.J.2820820965023.2
Garnett, Minn.2722915561722.9
Redd, Mil.2621911059022.7
Arenas, Wash.2619513658922.7
Duncan, S.A.3126615969322.4
Pierce, Bos.2919820764222.1

College men

EAST

Seton Hall 82, Liberty 45

SOUTH

Alabama 68, New Orleans 57

W. Kentucky 80, Fordham 59

MIDWEST

Kansas 70, Georgia Tech 68, OT

Minnesota 79, Coppin St. 58

SE Missouri 95, Lincoln, Mo. 68

SOUTHWEST

Rice 78, Louisiana Tech 57

SMU 95, Tulsa 83

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 86, Chicago St. 59

Texas Tech 97, San Francisco 53

FAR WEST

Portland St. 73, Weber St. 62

UTEP 91, Boise St. 77

College women

EAST

St. Bonaventure 54, New Hampshire 37

SOUTH

Louisiana Tech 76, Rice 66

MIDWEST

E. Michigan 71, Columbia 46

Illinois St. 82, Indiana St. 73

N. Iowa 63, Wichita St. 38

SW Missouri St. 87, Bradley 74

SOUTHWEST

SMU 75, Tulsa 60

UTEP 71, Boise St. 69, OT

FAR WEST

Fresno St. 79, San Jose St. 63

Utah 62, Ind.-Pur.-Ft. Wayne 42

Football

NFL playoff scenarios

FOR WEEK 17

AFC EAST

New England has clinched division title and a first-round bye.

Buffalo can clinch playoff berth with:

1) A win and a N.Y. Jets loss, OR

2) A win and a Denver loss or tie, OR

3) A tie and a Denver loss.

New York Jets can clinch playoff berth with:

1) A win or tie, OR

2) A Buffalo loss or tie OR Denver loss or tie.

AFC NORTH

Pittsburgh has clinched division title and homefield advantage throughout playoffs.

Baltimore can clinch playoff berth with:

1) A win, a Buffalo loss, a Denver loss and a Jacksonville loss or tie.

AFC SOUTH

Indianapolis has clinched division title.

Jacksonville can clinch playoff berth with:

1) A win, plus Buffalo and Denver lose.

AFC WEST

San Diego has clinched division title.

Denver can clinch playoff berth with:

1) A win, OR

2) A tie and a Buffalo loss or tie, OR

3) A Buffalo loss plus Jacksonville and Baltimore lose or tie.

NFC EAST

Philadelphia has clinched division title and homefield advantage throughout the playoffs.

NFC NORTH

Green Bay has clinched division title.

Minnesota can clinch playoff berth with:

1) A win or tie, OR

2) A Carolina loss or tie, OR St. Louis loss or tie.

NFC SOUTH

Atlanta has clinched division title and a first-round bye.

Carolina can clinch playoff berth with:

1) A win and a Minnesota loss, OR

2) A win and a Seattle win or tie, OR

3) A win or tie and a St. Louis loss or tie.

New Orleans clinches playoff berth with:

1) A win and a St. Louis loss or tie, OR

2) A win and a Seattle and Minnesota win or tie.

NFC WEST

Seattle has clinched playoff berth.

Seattle can clinch division title with:

1) A win or tie, OR

2) A St. Louis loss or tie.

St. Louis can clinch division with:

1) A win and a Seattle loss.

St. Louis can clinch playoff berth with:

1) A win and a Minnesota loss, OR

2) A win and New Orleans-Carolina tie.

Arizona, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Miami, N.Y. Giants, Oakland, San Francisco, Tampa Bay, Tennessee and Washington have been eliminated from playoff contention.

College

Bowl Schedule

All Times PST

Saturday, Jan. 1

Cotton Bowl

At Dallas

Tennessee 38, Texas A&M 7

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

Georgia 24, Wisconsin 21

Gator Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Florida State 30, West Virginia 18

Capital One Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Iowa 30, LSU 25

Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

Texas 38, Michigan 37

Fiesta Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

Utah 35, Pittsburgh 7

Monday, Jan. 3

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

Auburn (12-0) vs. Virginia Tech (10-2), 5 p.m. (ABC)

Tuesday, Jan. 4

Orange Bowl

At Miami

Southern Cal (12-0) vs. Oklahoma (12-0), 5 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Jan. 15

Gridiron Classic

At The Villages, Fla.

North vs. South, 8 a.m. (ESPN2)

East-West Shrine Classic

At San Francisco

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

Saturday, Jan. 22

Hula Bowl

At Maui, Hawaii

Aina vs. Kai 7, 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Jan. 29

Senior Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

North vs. South, 1 p.m. (ESPN2)

Cotton Bowl

Tennessee 38, Texas A&M 7

Tennessee141410038
Texas A&M00077

Tenn—Fayton 57 pass from Clausen (Wilhoit kick)

Tenn—Anderson 12 pass from Clausen (Wilhoit kick)

Tenn—Houston 8 run (Wilhoit kick)

Tenn—T.Brown 13 pass from Clausen (Wilhoit kick)

Tenn—Riggs 9 run (Wilhoit kick)

Tenn—FG Wilhoit 37

A&M—Taylor 5 pass from McNeal (Pegram kick)

A—75,704.

TenTxAM
First downs3217
Rushes-yards54-24118-77
Passing233241
Comp-Att-Int19-31-023-38-1
Return Yards56(-6)
Punts-Avg.4-34.05-43.2
Fumbles-Lost1-04-4
Penalties-Yards9-1007-65
Time of Possession40:2219:38

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Tennessee, Riggs 18-102, Houston 13-62, Yancey 13-59, Anderson 3-20, Meachem 1-7, Holbert 2-3, team 1-(minus 2), Schaeffer 3-(minus 10). Texas A&M, Thomas 1-54, McNeal 9-18, Carter 2-11, Lewis 6-(minus 6).

PASSING—Tennessee, Clausen 18-27-0-222, Schaeffer 1-4-0-11. Texas A&M, McNeal 23-38-1-241.

RECEIVING—Tennessee, Fayton 3-94, Meachem 3-30, Swain 3-24, Hannon 3-19, Anderson 2-23, C.Brown 2-18, T.Brown 1-13, Smith 1-11, Houston 1-1. Texas A&M, Mobley 5-70, Murphy 5-39, Taylor 5-39, Thomas 2-33, Carter 2-10, Lewis 1-25, Riley 1-16, Joseph 1-5, Stutz 1-4.

Outback Bowl

Georgia 24, Wisconsin 21

Georgia3714024
Wisconsin337821

Geo—FG Coutu 20

Wis—FG Allen 46

Wis—FG Allen 44

Geo—Gibson 19 pass from Greene (Coutu kick)

Geo—J.Thomas 24 pass from Greene (Coutu kick)

Geo—T.Brown 29 run (Coutu kick)

Wis—Charles 19 pass from Stocco (Allen kick)

Wis—Crooks 11 interception return (Orr pass from Stocco)

A—62,414.

GeoWis
First downs2114
Rushes-yards37-19635-60
Passing264170
Comp-Att-Int19-41-212-27-0
Return Yards9595
Punts-Avg.6-337-44
Fumbles-Lost1-12-2
Penalties-Yards8-857-45
Time of Possession29:0530:55

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Georgia, T.Brown 16-111, Ware 12-61, Shockley 3-26, Bailey 1-3, D. Williams 2-2, Team 2-(minus 3), Greene 1-(minus 4). Wisconsin, A.Davis 21-79, Donovn 2-15, Stanley 1-4, Bernstein 1-2, B.Williams 2-0, Stocco 8-(minus 40).

PASSING—Georgia, Greene 19-38-2-264, Shockley 0-3-0-0. Wisconsin, Stocco 12-27-0-170.

RECEIVING—Georgia, T.Brown 4-44, Gibson 4-42, Pope 3-65, R.Brown 3-39, Bailey 2-40, J.Thomas 1-24, Bryant 1-6, D. Williams 1-4. Wisconsin, A.Davis 4-19, B.Williams 3-56, Charles 3-52, Daniels 2-43.

Gator Bowl

Florida State 30, West Virginia 18

Florida St.10310730
West Virginia1203318

FSU—Washington 69 run (Beitia kick)

FSU—FG Beitia 32

WVU—Harris 36 pass from Marshall (kick failed)

WVU—Harris 1 run (kick failed)

FSU—FG Beitia 28

FSU—FG Beitia 28

WVU—FG Good 44

FSU—Thorpe 14 pass from Rix (Beitia kick)

WVU—FG Good 34

FSU—Coleman 1 run (Beitia kick)

A—70,112.

FSUWVa
First downs2226
Rushes-yards42-30147-238
Passing157191
Comp-Att-Int16-31-213-30-2
Return Yards2814
Punts-Avg.4-422-40
Fumbles-Lost3-12-2
Penalties-Yards17-17411-121
Time of Possession32:0827:52

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Florida St., Washington 12-195, Booker 20-101, Davis 1-8, Coleman 2-2, Rix 5-(minus 1), Lewis 1-(minus 2), team 1-(minus 2). West Virginia, Harris 25-134, Marshall 11-71, Colson 6-20, Jackson 2-6, Hales 1-5, Williams 1-2, Shehl 1-0.

PASSING—Florida St., Rix 16-31-2-157. West Virginia, Marshall 11-23-1-131, Hales 2-7-1-60.

RECEIVING—Florida St., Thorpe 5-73, Davis 3-39, Reid 2-15, Stovall 2-9, Robinson 2-3, Coleman 1-9, Ma.Henshaw 1-9. West Virginia, Harris 4-50, Henry 3-61, Jackson 2-9, Bolden 1-49, Hales 1-9, Colson 1-7, Henderson 1-6.

Capital One Bowl

Iowa 30, LSU 25

LSU01201325
Iowa7731330

Iowa—Solomon 57 pass from Tate (Schlicher kick)

LSU—FG Jackson 29

LSU—FG Jackson 47

Iowa—Considine 7 blocked punt return (Schlicher kick)

LSU-Broussard 74 run (kick failed)

Iowa—FG Schlicher 19

Iowa—Simmons 4 run (Schlicher kick)

LSU—Green 22 pass from Russell (Jackson kick)

LSU—Green 3 passw from Russell (pass failed)

Iowa—Holloway, 56 pass from Tate (no attempt)

A—70,229.

LSUIowa
First downs1916
Rushes-yards36-11829-47
Passing228287
Comp-Att-Int23-35-120-32-2
Return Yards6952
Punts-Avg.6-30.26-49.2
Fumbles-Lost1-01-0
Penalties-Yards5-429-50
Time of Possession34:1225:48

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Louisiana State, Broussard 13-109, Addai 11-27, Russell 1-4, Flynn 2-(minus 9), Randall 9-(minus 13). Iowa, Simmons 13-35, Mickens 5-14, Brownlee 4-13, TEAM 1-0, Tate 6-(minus 15).

PASSING—Louisiana State, Russell 12-15-0-128, Randall 10-15-1-89, Flynn 1-4-0-11, TEAM 0-1-0-0. Iowa, Tate 20-32-2-287.

RECEIVING—Louisiana State, Bowe 8-122, Green 6-59, Addai 4-14, Davis 2-12, Broussard 1-10, Jones 1-9, Doucet 1-2. Iowa, Hinkel 10-93, Solomon 4-81, Holloway 4-72, Chandler 2-41.

Rose Bowl

Texas 38, Michigan 37

Texas7771738
Michigan01417637

Tex—V.Young 20 run (Mangum kick)

Mich—B.Edwards 39 pass from Henne (Rivas kick)

Tex—Thomas 11 pass from V.Young (Mangum kick)

Mich—B.Edwards 8 pass from Henne (Rivas kick)

Tex—V.Young 60 run (Mangum kick)

Mich—Breaston 50 pass from Henne (Rivas kick)

Mich—B.Edwards 9 pass from Henne (Rivas kick)

Mich—FG Rivas 44

Tex—V.Young 10 run (Mangum kick)

Mich—FG Rivas 32

Tex—V.Young 23 run (Mangum kick)

Mich—FG Rivas 42

Tex—FG Mangum 37

A—93,468.

TexMich
First downs2517
Rushes-yards46-26431-125
Passing180227
Comp-Att-Int16-28-118-34-0
Return Yards925
Punts-Avg.4-39.85-42.0
Fumbles-Lost1-11-0
Penalties-Yards5-409-67
Time of Possession32:4027:20

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Texas, V.Young 21-192, Benson 23-70, Matthews 1-1, Taylor 1-1. Michigan, Hart 21-83, Martin 3-18, B.Edwards 2-17, Breaston 3-15, Henne 2-(minus 8).

PASSING—Texas, V.Young 16-28-1-180. Michigan, Henne 18-34-0-227.

RECEIVING—Texas, Scaife 5-68, Thomas 4-54, Jeffery 4-38, Matthews 1-8, Taylor 1-7, N.Jones 1-5. Michigan, B.Edwards 10-109, Breaston 3-77, Massaquoi 2-19, Ecker 2-18, Hart 1-4.

Fiesta Bowl

Utah 35, Pittsburgh 7

Pittsburgh00707
Utah7721035

Utah—Ganther 4 run (Carroll kick)

Utah—Madsen 6 pass from Smith (Carroll kick)

Utah—M.Johnson 18 pass from A.Smith (Carroll kick)

Utah—Warren 23 pass from A.Smith (Carroll kick)

Pit—Lee 30 pass from Palko (Cummings kick)

Utah—Warren 19 lateral return (Carroll kick)

A—73,519.

PitUtah
First downs1925
Rushes-yards30-1731-139
Passing251328
Comp-Att-Int22-40-029-37-0
Return Yards010
Punts-Avg.5-36.01-28.0
Fumbles-Lost0-01-1
Penalties-Yards3-307-51
Time of Possession31:1728:43

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Pittsburgh, Murphy 12-37, Furman 3-17, Graessle 1-7, Palko 14-(minus 44). Utah, A.Smith 15-68, Ganther 6-34, M.Johnson 9-20, Warren 1-17.

PASSING—Pittsburgh, Palko 22-40-0-251. Utah, A.Smith 29-37-0-328, B.Johnson 0-0-0-0.

RECEIVING—Pittsburgh, Delsardo 9-109, Lee 7-93, Murphy 4-42, Furman 2-7. Utah, Warren 15-198, Savoy 7-70, Madsen 4-27, M.Johnson 1-18, LaTendresse 1-9, Ganther 1-6.

Hockey

WHL

Eastern Conference

East Division

GWLTOTLFAP
Saskatoon 382185412910751
Brandon 3618125111710642
Prince Albert 401421419411233
Regina 391023248913726
Moose Jaw 396275110417618

Central Division

GWLTOTLFAP
Lethbridge 412210811218853
Medicine Hat 372112311247646
Red Deer 3818124410510544
Calgary 3817146111210641
Swift Current 391320518211332

Western Conference

B.C. Division

GWLTOTLFAP
Kelowna 41229911188454
Kootenay 39221340997548
Vancouver 3720141211011043
Prince George 381618318810536
Kamloops 391421228911434

U.S. Division

GWLTOTLFAP
Seattle 362510011106251
Everett 38191162937446
Portland 4015183410311937
Tri-City 36151542929736
Spokane 3913187111212334

Note: A team scoring a goal in overtime is credited with two points and a victory in the W column; the team giving up a goal in overtime gets one point and the game is counted in the OTL (Overtime Loss) column.

Saturday’s Results

Everett 4, Seattle 2

Kamloops 4, Kelowna 2

Medicine Hat 3, Calgary 2 (OT)

Red Deer 2, Prince Albert 1

Saskatoon 6, Regina 3

Swift Current 8, Brandon 1

Tri-City 5, Portland 3

Vancouver 5, Spokane 2

Sunday’s Games

Medicine Hat at Calgary

Vancouver at Portland

Moose Jaw at Kootenay

Lethbridge at Prince George

Monday’s Games

No games scheduled

Tuesday’s Games

Swift Current at Saskatoon

Moose Jaw at Vancouver

Everett at Kamloops

Wednesday, Jan. 5

Saskatoon at Brandon

Moose Jaw at Kelowna

Red Deer at Medicine Hat

Vancouver at Prince George

Prince Albert at Regina

Seattle at Spokane

World Junior Championships

All Times PST

Saturday, Jan. 1

At Grand Forks, N.D.

Relegation

Switzerland 5, Germany 0

Quarterfinals

Czech Republic 3, Finland 0

United States 8, Sweden 2

Sunday, Jan. 2

At Grand Forks, N.D.

Relegation

Slovakia vs. Belarus, 10 a.m.

Semifinals

Canada vs. Czech Republic, 1:30 p.m.

Russia vs. United States, 5:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 3

At Grand Forks, N.D.

Relegation

Belarus vs. Germany, 10 a.m.

Switzerland vs. Slovakia, 1:30 p.m.

Fifth Place

Quarterfinal losers, 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 4

At Grand Forks, N.D.

Third Place

Semifinal losers, 1 p.m.

Championship

Semifinal winners, 5 p.m.

Skiing

Area resorts

Montana

Big Mountain — Sat 7:15a 2 new powder machine groomed 20 - 60 base 88 of 91 trails, 97% open, 11 of 11 lifts, Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;

Idaho

Brundage — Sat 5:45a cldy 22 degrees 1 new powder machine groomed 35 - 50 base 43 of 43 trails, 5 of 5 lifts, 100% open, Mon-Fri: 9:30a-4:30p; Sat/Sun: 9:30a-4:30p;

Lookout Pass — Sat 3p insa snowing lightly 14 degrees 3 new powder machine groomed 30 - 58 base 19 of 24 trails, 2 of 3 lifts, 79% open, Mon: 9a-4p; Thu/Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 8: 30a-4p;

Schweitzer Mountain — Sat 1p insa psuny 19 degrees 4 new powder machine groomed 33 - 57 base 20 of 62 trails, 4 of 8 lifts, 32% open, Mon-Fri: 9a-3:50p; Sat: 9a-8p; Sun 9a-3:50p;

Silver Mountain — Sat 5:30a 1 new packed powder machine groomed 27 - 41 base 28 of 67 trails, 4 of 7 lifts, 42% open, Mon-Fri: 8:30a-9p; Sat/Sun: 8:30a-4p;

Washington

49 Degrees North — Sat 5a insa snowing lightly 20 degrees 2 new packed powder machine groomed 21 - 51 base 35 of 42 trails, 4 of 5 lifts, 83% open, Mon/Tue: 9a-3p; Fri: 9a-3p; Sat/Sun: 9a-3p;

Mission Ridge — Sat 5:30a clear 21 degrees 2 new packed powder machine groomed 12 - 14 base 2 of 35 trails, 1 of 5 lifts, 6% open, Mon, Thu/Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p; open Thu-Sun;

Mt. Spokane — Sat 3p insa overcast 24 degrees 1 new powder machine groomed 20 - 41 base 19 of 55 trails, 3 of 5 lifts, 35% open, Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;

British Columbia

Apex Mountain — Sat 4:00a powder machine groomed 37 - 38 base 51 of 67 trails, 95% open, 5 of 5 lifts, smMon-Thu: 9a-3:30p; Fri: 9a-9p; Sat/Sun: 9a-9p;

Big White — Sat 7:00a 3 new packed powder machine groomed 70 - 70 base 112 of 118 trails, 95% open, 15 of 15 lifts Mon-Fri: 8:45a-3:30p; Sat/Sun: 8:45a-3:30p;

Fernie Alpine — Sat 8:30a 1 new packed powder machine groomed 60 - 60 base 95 of 107 trails, 89% open, 10 of 10 lifts Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;

Kimberley — Sat 5:00a 3 new powder 26 - 26 base 45 of 75 trails, 60% open, 6 of 8 lifts Mon-Fri: 9a-4p, 5:30p-9p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;

Red Resort — Sat 5:30a packed powder machine groomed 57 - 57 base 83 of 83 trails, 100% open, 5 of 6 lifts Mon-Fri: 9a-3p; Sat/Sun: 8:30a-3p;

Silver Star — Sat 7:00a packed powder machine groomed 65 - 65 base 98 of 107 trails, 92% open, 10 of 11 lifts Mon-Fri: 8:30a-3:30p; Sat/Sun: 8:30a-3:30p;

Whitewater — Sat 4:59a packed powder machine groomed 66 - 66 base 43 of 43 trails, 100% open, 3 of 3 lifts Mon-Fri: 9a-3:30p; Sat/Sun: 9a-3:30p;

Moves

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NEW YORK KNICKS—Placed G Jamison Brewer on the injured list. Activated G-F Penny Hardaway from the injured list.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES—Placed F Ryan Humphrey on the injured list. Activated F Brian Cardinal from the injured list.

ORLANDO MAGIC—Placed F Michael Bradley on the injured list. Activated C Kelvin Cato from the injured list.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

DETROIT LIONS—Agreed to terms with DT Shaun Rogers on a six-year contract.

HOCKEY

American Hockey League

EDMONTON ROADRUNNERS—Recalled G Mike Morrison from Greenville of the ECHL.

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS—Assigned C Bryan Lunbohm to Fort Worth of the CHL.

ECHL

ECHL—Suspended Texas RW Jason Kostadine two games for his actions in a Dec. 30 game vs. Louisiana.

Today’s odds

America’s Line

NO LINE REPORT: On the NBA board, there is no line on the Hawks-Wizards game due to Washington guard Gilbert Arenas (questionable) and forward Kwame Brown (questionable); there is no line on the Rockets-Jazz game due to Houston center Yao Ming (questionable); there is no line on the Nuggets-Lakers game due to Denver forwards Kenyon Martin (questionable) and Marcus Camby (questionable).

INJURY REPORT: On the NFL board, New England DE Richard Seymour is doubtful; Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger is questionable and RB Jerome Bettis is out; Miami QB A.J. Feeley is out; Baltimore RB Jamal Lewis, LB Ray Lewis and TE Todd Heap are all questionable; Washington RB Clinton Portis is out; Cincinnati QB Carson Palmer is questionable; Tennessee QB Billy Volek is questionable; Tampa Bay QB Brian Griese is questionable; Atlanta QB Michael Vick, TE Alge Crumpler and RB T.J. Duckett are all questionable; Jacksonville QB Byron Leftwich is probable and RB Fred Taylor is doubtful.

NFL

FavoriteOpenCurrentO/UUnderdog
PATRIOTS1413.53749ers
BILLS8.59.533.5Steelers
RAVENS91133.5Dolphins
Vikings4.5441REDSKINS
Bengals3339.5EAGLES
BEARS2334Packers
PANTHERS7746Saints
Lions3345.5TITANS
Jets3343RAMS
TEXANS10.5939.5Browns
CARDS1338Bucs
SEAHAWKS5.5642Falcons
BRONCOS8.58.544.5Colts
Jaguars2143RAIDERS
Chiefs2.5352CHARGERS
GIANTS2337.5Cowboys

College Football

Monday

Sugar Bowl (New Orleans)

Auburn6.55.544Va Tech

January 4

Orange Bowl (Miami)

Usc31.553Oklahoma

NBA

FavoritePointsUnderdog
WIZARDSNLHawks
CLIPPERS276ers
PISTONS6Celtics
SUNS10.5Blazers
ROCKETSNLJazz
MAVERICKS9Bucks
KINGSPKSpurs
LAKERSNLNuggets

College Basketball

FavoritePointsUnderdog
AKRON5Ohio U
PENN ST1Texas A&M
N CAROLINA39.5Wm & Mary
TEXAS14.5Unlv
Florida1FLORIDA ST
MARSHALL8C Michigan
BALL STPKKent St
HARVARD7Dartmouth
Boston Coll3MASSACHUSETTS
BOWLING GREEN5.5Buffalo
NC STATE9W Virginia
MID TENN ST4.5Va Comm
ARIZONA11Arizona St
SO ILLINOIS15.5Drake
SW MISSOURI ST10.5Evansville
WASHINGTON13Stanford
OREGON8.5Ucla
E MICHIGANPKToledo
DEPAUL5Old Dominion
s-Wash St3.5California
OREGON ST4.5Usc
Wake Forest2VIRGINIA
VANDERBILT10.5UL-Lafayette
W Michigan1.5NO ILLINOIS
PACIFIC19Cal Poly-Slo
CS-N’RIDGE4.5Cal-S Barb
BRADLEY9Indiana St
DUKE17Clemson
FRESNO ST15San Jose St
Added Games
FAIRFIELD4Iona
INDIANA12Furman
PRINCETON6.5Davidson
CHARLESTON14Canisius
LOUISVILLE25Tennessee St
NEBRASKA16.5Montana St
PURDUE11E Illinois
ALA-BIRM10.5Murray St
E WASHINGTON3Idaho
PORTLAND14Idaho St

s-Spokane

Home teams in capital letters

Note: Open is the opening line, current is the up to date line, and O/U is the over/under point total for each game.

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