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Published December 25 2012

Scoreboard

Football

D

Professional

Standings and schedule

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New England 11 4 0 .733 529 331

Miami 7 8 0 .467 288 289

N.Y. Jets 6 9 0 .400 272 347

Buffalo 5 10 0 .333 316 426

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Houston 12 3 0 .800 400 303

x-Indianapolis 10 5 0 .667 329 371

Tennessee 5 10 0 .333 292 451

Jacksonville 2 13 0 .133 235 406

North

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Baltimore 10 5 0 .667 381 321

x-Cincinnati 9 6 0 .600 368 303

Pittsburgh 7 8 0 .467 312 304

Cleveland 5 10 0 .333 292 344

West

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Denver 12 3 0 .800 443 286

San Diego 6 9 0 .400 326 329

Oakland 4 11 0 .267 269 419

Kansas City 2 13 0 .133 208 387

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Washington 9 6 0 .600 408 370

Dallas 8 7 0 .533 358 372

N.Y. Giants 8 7 0 .533 387 337

Philadelphia 4 11 0 .267 273 402

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Atlanta 13 2 0 .867 402 277

New Orleans 7 8 0 .467 423 410

Tampa Bay 6 9 0 .400 367 377

Carolina 6 9 0 .400 313 325

North

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Green Bay 11 4 0 .733 399 299

Minnesota 9 6 0 .600 342 314

Chicago 9 6 0 .600 349 253

Detroit 4 11 0 .267 348 411

West

W L T Pct PF PA

x-San Francisco 10 4 1 .700 370 260

Seattle 10 5 0 .667 392 232

St. Louis 7 7 1 .500 286 328

Arizona 5 10 0 .333 237 330

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Saturday

Atlanta 31, Detroit 18

Sunday

Green Bay 55, Tennessee 7

Indianapolis 20, Kansas City 13

New Orleans 34, Dallas 31, OT

Minnesota 23, Houston 6

Carolina 17, Oakland 6

Miami 24, Buffalo 10

Cincinnati 13, Pittsburgh 10

New England 23, Jacksonville 16

Washington 27, Philadelphia 20

St. Louis 28, Tampa Bay 13

San Diego 27, N.Y. Jets 17

Denver 34, Cleveland 12

Chicago 28, Arizona 13

Baltimore 33, N.Y. Giants 14

Seattle 42, San Francisco 13

Sunday, Dec. 30

Jacksonville at Tennessee, noon.

Carolina at New Orleans, noon.

N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, noon.

Baltimore at Cincinnati, noon.

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, noon.

Houston at Indianapolis, noon.

Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, noon.

Chicago at Detroit, noon.

Tampa Bay at Atlanta, noon.

Oakland at San Diego, 3:25 p.m.

Arizona at San Francisco, 3:25 p.m.

St. Louis at Seattle, 3:25 p.m.

Kansas City at Denver, 3:25 p.m.

Green Bay at Minnesota, 3:25 p.m.

Miami at New England, 3:25 p.m.

Dallas at Washington, 7:20 p.m.

Playoff scenarios

NFL

AFC

CLINCHED: Houston, AFC South; Denver, AFC West; New England, AFC East; Baltimore, AFC North; Indianapolis, No. 5 playoff spot; Cincinnati, No. 6 playoff spot.

HOUSTON (at Indianapolis)

Clinches first-round bye with:

E Win or tie, or

E New England loss or tie, or

E Denver loss

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

E Win, or

E Tie AND Denver loss or tie, or

E New England loss or tie AND Denver loss

DENVER (vs. Kansas City)

Clinches first-round bye with:

E Win or tie, or

E New England loss or tie

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

E Win AND Houston loss or tie, or

E Tie AND Houston loss

NEW ENGLAND (vs. Miami)

Clinches first-round bye with:

E Win AND Denver or Houston loss

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

E Win AND Denver and Houston loss

NFC

CLINCHED: Atlanta, NFC South and home-field advantage; Green Bay, NFC North; San Francisco, playoff spot; Seattle, playoff spot

GREEN BAY (at Minnesota)

Clinches first-round bye with:

E Win, or

E Tie AND San Francisco loss or tie, or

E San Francisco loss AND Seattle loss or tie

SAN FRANCISCO (vs. Arizona)

Clinches NFC West with:

E Win or tie, or

E Seattle loss or tie

Clinches first-round bye with:

E Win AND Green Bay loss or tie, or

E Tie AND Green Bay loss

SEATTLE (vs. St. Louis)

Clinches NFC West with:

E Win AND San Francisco loss

Clinches first-round bye with:

E Win AND San Francisco loss AND Green Bay loss

WASHINGTON (vs. Dallas)

Clinches NFC East with:

E Win or tie

Clinches playoff spot with:

E Chicago loss AND Minnesota loss

DALLAS (at Washington)

Clinches NFC East with:

E Win

NEW YORK GIANTS (vs. Philadelphia)

Clinches playoff spot with:

E Win AND Dallas loss or tie AND Chicago loss AND Minnesota loss

MINNESOTA (vs. Green Bay)

Clinches playoff spot with:

E Win, or

E Tie AND Chicago loss or tie, or

E Dallas loss or tie AND N.Y. Giants loss or tie AND Chicago loss

CHICAGO (at Detroit)

Clinches playoff spot with:

E Win AND Minnesota loss or tie, or

E Tie AND Minnesota loss

Leaders

NFL

NFC

Quarterbacks

Att Com Yds TD Int

Rodgers, GBY 512 343 3930 35 8

Griffin III, WAS 375 249 3100 20 5

Smith, SNF 217 152 1731 13 5

M. Ryan, ATL 571 394 4481 31 14

R. Wilson, SEA 374 237 2868 25 10

Brees, NOR 627 393 4781 39 18

Romo, DAL 611 405 4685 26 16

Newton, CAR 452 264 3621 19 11

Mnning, NYG 515 308 3740 21 15

Bradford, STL 509 303 3450 20 12

Rushers

Att Yds Avg LG TD

Peterson, MIN 314 1898 6.04 82t 11

M. Lynch, SEA 297 1490 5.02 77t 11

Morris, WAS 302 1413 4.68 39t 10

Martin, TAM 291 1312 4.51 70t 10

Gore, SNF 238 1146 4.82 37 7

Forte, CHI 224 991 4.42 46 4

Jackson, STL 246 990 4.02 46 4

Brdshw, NYG 205 908 4.43 37 5

McCoy, PHL 190 795 4.18 34 2

Turner, ATL 216 782 3.62 43 9

Receivers

No Yds Avg LG TD

Johnson, DET 117 1892 16.2 53 5

Marshall, CHI 113 1466 13.0 56 11

Witten, DAL 103 983 9.5 36 2

Bryant, DAL 88 1311 14.9 85t 12

Gonzalez, ATL 88 889 10.1 25 8

R. White, ATL 87 1309 15.0 59 7

Cruz, NYG 82 1040 12.7 80t 9

Cobb, GBY 80 954 11.9 39t 8

Colston, NOR 78 1102 14.1 60 8

Crabtree, SNF 77 933 12.1 38t 7

Scoring

Touchdowns

TD Rush Rec Ret Pts

Jm. Jnes, GBY 13 0 13 0 78

Bryant, DAL 12 0 12 0 74

Lynch, SEA 12 11 1 0 72

Peterson, MIN 11 11 0 0 68

Marshall, CHI 11 0 11 0 66

Martin, TAM 11 10 1 0 66

Ju. Jones, ATL 10 0 10 0 60

Morris, WAS 10 10 0 0 60

Turner, ATL 10 9 1 0 60

Rudolph, MIN 9 0 9 0 56

Kicking

PAT FG LG Pts

Tynes, NYG 40-40 33-39 50 139

M. Bryant, ATL 42-42 32-37 55 138

Ja. Hanson, DET 35-35 31-35 53 128

Walsh, MIN 32-32 32-35 56 128

Akers, SNF 41-41 27-38 63 122

D. Bailey, DAL 36-36 28-30 51 120

Barth, TAM 38-38 25-30 57 113

Hauschka, SEA 44-46 22-25 52 110

Henery, PHL 24-25 27-30 49 105

Crosby, GBY 46-46 19-31 54 103

AFC

Quarterbacks

Att Com Yds TD Int

Mnning, DEN 554 377 4355 34 11

Brady, NWE 601 379 4543 32 8

Rthlisbrgr, PIT 426 269 3131 23 8

Schaub, HOU 508 326 3733 22 10

Flacco, BAL 523 313 3783 22 10

Dalton, CIN 513 319 3591 26 16

Rivers, SND 510 325 3455 24 15

Palmer, OAK 565 345 4018 22 14

Ftzptrck, BUF 479 294 3175 23 16

Hsslbck, TEN 221 138 1367 7 5

Rushers

Att Yds Avg LG TD

Charles, KAN 271 1456 5.37 91t 5

Foster, HOU 335 1328 3.96 46 14

Ridley, NWE 270 1189 4.40 41 10

Johnson, TEN 255 1187 4.65 94t 5

Spiller, BUF 183 1185 6.48 62 6

R. Rice, BAL 254 1138 4.48 46 9

Grn-Ellis, CIN 278 1094 3.94 48 6

Greene, NYJ 257 989 3.85 36 8

Bush, MIA 219 960 4.38 65t 6

Rchrdsn, CLE 267 950 3.56 32t 11

Receivers

No Yds Avg LG TD

Welker, NWE 110 1260 11.5 59 5

Wayne, IND 102 1315 12.9 33 5

A.Jhnsn, HOU 100 1457 14.6 60t 4

A.Green, CIN 95 1324 13.9 73t 11

Thmas, DEN 87 1312 15.1 71t 9

Decker, DEN 78 988 12.7 55 11

B. Myers, OAK 75 753 10.0 29 4

S. Jhnsn, BUF 73 935 12.8 63 6

B. Lloyd, NWE 73 902 12.4 53 4

H. Miller, PIT 71 816 11.5 43 8

Scoring

Touchdowns

TD Rush Rec Ret Pts

A. Foster, HOU 16 14 2 0 96

Richrdsn, CLE 12 11 1 0 72

Decker, DEN 11 0 11 0 66

Green, CIN 11 0 11 0 66

Gkwski, NWE 10 0 10 0 60

R. Rice, BAL 10 9 1 0 60

Ridley, NWE 10 10 0 0 60

D. Thmas, DEN 9 0 9 0 54

H. Miller, PIT 8 0 8 0 50

Re. Bush, MIA 8 6 2 0 48

Kicking

PAT FG LG Pts

Gstkwki, NWE 62-62 29-35 53 149

Graham, HOU 44-44 28-34 51 128

Tucker, BAL 40-40 29-31 56 127

Prater, DEN 50-50 25-31 53 125

Jankwski, OAK 22-22 31-34 57 115

Dawson, CLE 28-28 28-29 53 112

Suisham, PIT 31-31 27-30 52 112

Vinatieri, IND 33-33 26-33 53 111

Bironas, TEN 30-30 24-30 53 102

Lindell, BUF 35-35 21-22 50 98

College

Playoffs

Football Championship Subdivision

Championship

Saturday, Jan. 5

At FC Dallas Stadium

Frisco, Texas

North Dakota State (13-1) vs. Sam Houston State (11-3), noon

Bowl schedule

Monday

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

SMU 43, Fresno State 10

Today

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

At Detroit

Central Michigan (6-6) vs. Western Kentucky (7-5), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday

Military Bowl

At Washington

Bowling Green (8-4) vs. San Jose State (10-2), 2 p.m. (ESPN)

Belk Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

Duke (6-6) vs. Cincinnati (9-3), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Baylor (7-5) vs. UCLA (9-4), 8:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 28

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

Louisiana-Monroe (8-4) vs. Ohio (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Russell Athletic Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Virginia Tech (6-6) vs. Rutgers (9-3), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Meineke Car Care Bowl

At Houston

Minnesota (6-6) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 29

Armed Forces Bowl

At Fort Worth, Texas

Rice (6-6) vs. Air Force (6-6), 10:45 a.m. (ESPN)

Fight Hunger Bowl

At San Francisco

Arizona State (7-5) vs. Navy (8-4), 3 p.m. (ESPN2)

Pinstripe Bowl

At New York

Syracuse (7-5) vs. West Virginia (7-5), 2:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

Texas (8-4) vs. Orgeon State (9-3), 5:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

Michigan State (6-6) vs. TCU (7-5), 9:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Basketball

D

Professional

Standings and schedule

NBA

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 21 6 .778 —

Denver 15 13 .536 6½

Minnesota 13 12 .520 7

Utah 15 14 .517 7

Portland 13 13 .500 7½

Southwest Division

San Antonio 21 8 .724 —

Memphis 18 7 .720 1

Houston 15 12 .556 5

Dallas 12 16 .429 8½

New Orleans 5 22 .185 15

Pacific Division

L.A. Clippers 21 6 .778 —

Golden State 18 10 .643 3½

L.A. Lakers 14 14 .500 7½

Phoenix 11 17 .393 10½

Sacramento 9 18 .333 12

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

New York 20 8 .714 —

Brooklyn 14 13 .519 5½

Boston 14 13 .519 5½

Philadelphia 13 15 .464 7

Toronto 9 19 .321 11

Southeast Division

Miami 19 6 .760 —

Atlanta 16 9 .640 3

Orlando 12 15 .444 8

Charlotte 7 20 .259 13

Washington 3 22 .120 16

Central Division

Indiana 16 12 .571 —

Chicago 15 12 .556 ½

Milwaukee 14 12 .538 1

Detroit 9 21 .300 8

Cleveland 6 23 .207 10½

Monday

No games scheduled

Tuesday

Boston 93, Brooklyn 76

L.A. Lakers 100, New York 94

Miami 103, Oklahoma City 97

Houston 120, Chicago 97

Denver at L.A. Clippers, late

Today

Miami at Charlotte, 6 p.m.

Chicago at Indiana, 6 p.m.

New Orleans at Orlando, 6 p.m.

Cleveland at Washington, 6 p.m.

Detroit at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m.

Houston at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Memphis, 7 p.m.

Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.

Toronto at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Denver, 8 p.m.

New York at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

Golden State at Utah, 8 p.m.

Sacramento at Portland, 9 p.m.

Thursday

Dallas at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.

Boston at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

College men

Schedule

Big Ten

Friday

Jacksonville at Indiana

Saturday

Samford at Wisconsin

William & Mary at Purdue

Illinois at Auburn

Nicholls State at Nebraska

Duquesne at Penn State

Chicago State at Ohio State

C. Michigan at Michigan

Summit League

Thursday

Fort Wayne at IUPUI

Oakland at Western Illinois

Big Sky

Thursday

Northern Arizona at BYU

Friday

Bowling Green at North Dakota, 7:05 p.m.

NSIC

Saturday

Viterbo University (Wis.) at MSU Moorhead, 2 p.m.

Ashford University (Iowa) at St. Cloud State

MIAC

Friday

UW Superior at Gustavus

St. Olaf at UWEC Tourney

ND Area

Friday

Mayville State at Winnipeg Classic in Winnipeg, Man.

Results Tuesday

TOURNAMENT

Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Class

Third Place

Indiana St. 57, Miami 55, OT

Fifth Place

Mississippi 81, Hawaii 66

Seventh Place

San Francisco 67, ETSU 49

College women

Schedule

Big Ten

Thursday

VCU at Ohio State

Friday

Georgia at Illinois

Saturday

Niagra at Michigan

Summit League

Friday

Western Illinois at Oakland

IUPUI at Fort Wayne

Omaha at Kansas City

Big Sky

Saturday

Warner Pacific at Eastern Washington

MSU-Billings at Montana State

Portland State at Portland

Utah Valley at Southern Utah

North Dakota at Utah, TBA

NSIC

Sunday

Brandon University at Minot State

Dakota State University at U-Mary

MIAC

Friday

Bethel at San Antonio Tourney

Saturday

Nebraska Wesleyan at St. Catherine

Bethel at San Antonio Tourney

ND Area

Friday

Jamestown College at University of Montana-Western

Valley City at Concordia University-Calif.

Saturday

Jamestown at Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Valley City at Daemen College

Hockey

D

Juniors

Standings and schedule

United States Hockey League

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L OTL PTS

Sioux Falls 17 8 1 35

Lincoln 15 7 3 33

Fargo 14 8 5 33

Waterloo 16 9 0 32

Omaha 16 12 0 32

Des Moines 14 13 1 29

Tri-City 12 13 2 26

Sioux City 5 15 5 15

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L OTL PTS

Dubuque 21 4 1 43

Muskegon 17 8 2 36

Green Bay 14 9 3 31

Chicago 11 10 3 25

Cedar Rapids 11 12 3 25

Indiana 11 17 2 24

Youngstown 11 14 0 22

Team USA 6 17 3 15

Friday

Sioux Falls at Fargo, 7:35 p.m.

Waterloo at Sioux City

Cedar Rapids at Des Moines

Chicago at Green Bay

Lincoln at Tri-City

Muskegon at Dubuque

Saturday

Des Moines at Fargo, 7:05 p.m.

Muskegon at Green Bay

Dubuque at Chicago

Sioux City at Lincoln

Waterloo at Cedar Rapids

Indiana at Youngstown

Tri-City at Omaha

College men

Standings and schedule

WCHA

W L T Pts GF GA

St. Cloud State 9 5 0 18 45 33

North Dakota 7 2 3 17 44 30

Denver 7 4 3 17 44 37

MSU Mankato 8 6 0 16 44 37

Minnesota 6 3 3 15 36 30

Neb.-Omaha 7 4 1 15 41 34

Minn.-Duluth 5 6 3 13 40 40

Colo. College 5 6 1 11 41 43

Bemidji State 4 7 3 11 34 43

Wisconsin 2 5 5 9 23 29

Michigan Tech 3 8 3 9 34 53

AK Anchorage 1 8 3 5 21 38

OVERALL RECORDS: Alaska Anchorage 3-9-4, Bemidji State 5-8-3, Colorado College 8-10-2, Denver 9-6-3, Michigan Tech 4-10-3, Minnesota 11-3-3, Minnesota Duluth 7-8-3, Minnesota State-Mankato 10-6-2, Nebraska-Omaha 11-6-1, North Dakota 10-5-3, St. Cloud State 11-7-0, Wisconsin 4-7-5.

Thursday

RPI at St. Cloud State

Friday

Minnesota-Duluth vs. Maine at Estero, Fla.

RPI at St. Cloud State

Saturday

Nebraska-Omaha at Quinnipiac

Ferris State or Cornell vs. Minnesota-Duluth at Estero, Fla.

Brown vs. Minnesota State-Mankato at Storrs, Conn.

Michigan vs. Michigan Tech at Detroit

Air Force at Minnesota

Boston University at Denver

Sunday

Nebraska-Omaha at Quinnipiac

Western Michigan or Michigan State vs. Michigan Tech at Detroit

Bemidji State vs. UMass at Hanover, N.H.

American International or UConn vs. Minnesota State-Mankato at Storrs, Conn.

Boston College at Minnesota

Monday, Dec. 31

Hampshire or Dartmouth vs. Bemidji State at Hanover, N.H.

College women

Standings and schedule

WCHA

W L T Pts

Minnesota 14 0 0 42

Ohio State 9 4 1 29

Wisconsin 8 6 2 28

North Dakota 8 6 0 24

Minn.-Duluth 6 7 1 19

MSU-Mankato 4 9 3 16

St. Cloud State 3 11 0 9

Bemidji State 2 11 1 7

OVERALL RECORDS: Bemidji State 3-12-2, Minnesota 19-0-0, Minnesota-Duluth 7-8-1, Minnesota St.-Mankato 6-10-3, North Dakota 11-5-0, Ohio State 12-5-1, St. Cloud State 6-12-1, Wisconsin 10-6-2.

Tuesday, Jan. 1

MSU-Mankato at Lindenwood