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Published December 27 2013

Scoreboard

football

D

Professional

Standings and schedule

NFL

American Football Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 11 4 0 .733 410 318

Miami 8 7 0 .533 310 315

N.Y. Jets 7 8 0 .467 270 380

Buffalo 6 9 0 .400 319 354

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Indianapolis 10 5 0 .667 361 326

Tennessee 6 9 0 .400 346 371

Jacksonville 4 11 0 .267 237 419

Houston 2 13 0 .133 266 412

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Cincinnati 10 5 0 .667 396 288

Baltimore 8 7 0 .533 303 318

Pittsburgh 7 8 0 .467 359 363

Cleveland 4 11 0 .267 301 386

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Denver 12 3 0 .800 572 385

Kansas City 11 4 0 .733 406 278

San Diego 8 7 0 .533 369 324

Oakland 4 11 0 .267 308 419

National Football Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 9 6 0 .600 418 360

Dallas 8 7 0 .533 417 408

N.Y. Giants 6 9 0 .400 274 377

Washington 3 12 0 .200 328 458

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Carolina 11 4 0 .733 345 221

New Orleans 10 5 0 .667 372 287

Atlanta 4 11 0 .267 333 422

Tampa Bay 4 11 0 .267 271 347

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Chicago 8 7 0 .533 417 445

Green Bay 7 7 1 .467 384 400

Detroit 7 8 0 .467 382 362

Minnesota 4 10 1 .267 377 467

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Seattle 12 3 0 .800 390 222

San Francisco 11 4 0 .733 383 252

Arizona 10 5 0 .667 359 301

St. Louis 7 8 0 .467 339 337

Sunday’s Games

Carolina at Atlanta, 12 p.m.

Houston at Tennessee, 12 p.m.

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 12 p.m.

Washington at N.Y. Giants, 12 p.m.

Baltimore at Cincinnati, 12 p.m.

Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 12 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Miami, 12 p.m.

Detroit at Minnesota, 12 p.m.

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

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

Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 3:25 p.m.

Denver at Oakland, 3:25 p.m.

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

Kansas City at San Diego, 3:25 p.m.

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

Philadelphia at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

College

Bowl glance

Thursday

S.D. COUNTY CREDIT UNION POINSETTIA BOWL (San Diego, California)

Utah State 21, Northern Illinois 14

LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA BOWL (Detroit, Michigan)

Pittsburgh 30, Bowling Green 27

Friday

FIGHT HUNGER BOWL (San Francisco, California)

Brigham Young vs Washington, late

MILITARY BOWL PRESENTED BY NORTHROP GRUMMAN (Annapolis, Maryland)

Marshall 31, Maryland 20

TEXAS BOWL (Houston, Texas)

Syracuse 21, Minnesota 17

Today

NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL (Bronx, New York)

Rutgers vs Notre Dame 11 a.m.

RUSSELL ATHLETIC BOWL (Orlando, Florida)

Miami vs Louisville 5:45 p.m.

BELK BOWL (Charlotte, North Carolina)

Cincinnati vs North Carolina 2:20 p.m.

BUFFALO WILD WINGS BOWL (Tempe, Arizona)

Michigan vs Kansas State 9:15 p.m.

Monday, December 30th

BELL HELICOPTER ARMED FORCES BOWL (Fort Worth, Texas)

Middle Tennessee vs Navy 10:45 a.m.

FRANKLIN AMERICAN MORTGAGE MUSIC CITY BOWL (Nashville, Tennessee)

Mississippi vs Georgia Tech 2:15 p.m.

VALERO ALAMO BOWL (San Antonio, Texas)

Oregon vs Texas 5:45 p.m.

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY BOWL (San Diego, California)

Arizona State vs Texas Tech 9:15 p.m.

Tuesday, December 31st

AUTOZONE LIBERTY BOWL (Memphis, Tennessee)

Rice vs Mississippi State 3 p.m.

CHICK-FIL-A BOWL (Atlanta, Georgia)

Duke vs Texas A&M 7 p.m.

HYUNDAI SUN BOWL (El Paso, Texas)

Virginia Tech vs UCLA 1 p.m.

ADVOCARE V100 BOWL (Shreveport, Louisiana)

Arizona vs Boston College 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, January 1st

HEART OF DALLAS BOWL (Dallas, Texas)

UNLV vs North Texas 11 a.m.

OUTBACK BOWL (Tampa, Florida)

Iowa vs Louisiana State 12 p.m.

TAXSLAYER.COM GATOR BOWL (Jacksonville, Florida)

Nebraska vs Georgia 11 a.m.

CAPITAL ONE BOWL (Orlando, Florida)

Wisconsin vs South Carolina 12 p.m.

ROSE BOWL GAME PRESENTED BY VIZIO (Pasadena, California)

Stanford vs Michigan State 4 p.m.

TOSTITOS FIESTA BOWL (Phoenix, Arizona)

Central Florida vs Baylor 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 2nd

ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Oklahoma vs Alabama 7:30 p.m.

Friday, January 3rd

DISCOVER ORANGE BOWL (Miami Gardens, Florida)

Clemson vs Ohio State TBA

AT&T COTTON BOWL (Arlington, Texas)

Oklahoma State vs Missouri 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 4th

BBVA COMPASS BOWL (Birmingham, Alabama)

Vanderbilt vs Houston 12 p.m.

Sunday, January 5th

GODADDY BOWL (Mobile, Alabama)

Arkansas State vs Ball State 8 p.m.

Monday, January 6th

VIZIO BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP (Pasadena, California)

Florida State vs Auburn 7:30 p.m.

Playoff pairings

FCS

Championship

Saturday, Jan. 4

At Frisco, Texas

North Dakota State vs. Towson, 1 p.m.

basketball

D

Professional

Standings and schedule

NBA

Eastern Conference

Atlantic

W L Pct GB

Toronto 12 15 .444 —

Boston 12 17 .414 1.0

Brooklyn 10 19 .345 3.0

New York 9 20 .310 4.0

Philadelphia 8 20 .286 4.5

Central

W L Pct GB

Indiana 23 5 .821 —

Detroit 14 17 .452 10.5

Chicago 11 16 .407 11.5

Cleveland 10 18 .357 13.0

Milwaukee 6 23 .207 17.5

Southeast

W L Pct GB

Miami 22 6 .786 —

Atlanta 16 13 .552 6.5

Charlotte 14 16 .467 9.0

Washington 12 14 .462 9.0

Orlando 9 20 .310 13.5

Western Conference

Northwest

W L Pct GB

Portland 24 5 .828 —

Oklahoma City 24 5 .828 —

Denver 14 14 .500 9.5

Minnesota 14 15 .483 10.0

Utah 9 23 .281 16.5

Pacific

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 20 11 .645 —

Phoenix 17 10 .630 1.0

Golden State 17 13 .567 2.5

L.A. Lakers 13 17 .433 6.5

Sacramento 8 19 .296 10.0

Southwest

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 23 7 .767 —

Houston 20 11 .645 3.5

Dallas 16 13 .552 6.5

New Orleans 13 14 .481 8.5

Memphis 12 16 .429 10.0

Friday’s Games

Oklahoma City 89, Charlotte 85

Orlando 109, Detroit 92

Brooklyn 104, Milwaukee 93

Toronto 95, New York 83

Minnesota 120, Washington 98

New Orleans 105, Denver 89

Utah 105, L.A. Lakers 103

Miami at Sacramento, late

Phoenix at Golden State, late

Today’s Games

Cleveland at Boston, 12 p.m.

Brooklyn at Indiana, 6 p.m.

New York at Toronto, 6 p.m.

Detroit at Washington, 6 p.m.

Charlotte at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m.

Dallas at Chicago, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at Houston, 7 p.m.

Denver at Memphis, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Milwaukee, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

Miami at Portland, 9 p.m.

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

Sunday’s Games

Golden State at Cleveland, 5 p.m.

Atlanta at Orlando, 5 p.m.

Houston at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m.

Sacramento at San Antonio, 6 p.m.

Philadelphia at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m.

College men

Standings and schedule

Big Ten

Conf Overall Pct

Ohio St. 0-0 12-0 1.000

Wisconsin 0-0 12-0 1.000

Michigan St 0-0 10-1 .909

Iowa 0-0 11-2 .846

Minnesota 0-0 10-2 .833

Illinois 0-0 10-2 .833

Indiana 0-0 10-3 .769

Purdue 0-0 10-3 .769

Nebraska 0-0 8-3 .727

Penn St. 0-0 9-4 .692

Michigan 0-0 7-4 .636

Northwestern 0-0 7-6 .583

Friday

Ohio State 71, Louisiana-Monroe 31

DePaul 57, Northwestern 56

Today

Texas A&M Corpus Christi at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m.

Prairie View A&M at Wisconsin

Illinois-Chicago at Illinois

Nebraska at Cincinnati

New Orleans at Michigan State

Holy Cross at Michigan

Summit

Conf Overall Pct

IUPU - Ft. Wayne 0-0 10-4 .714

North Dakota State 0-0 10-4 .714

Nebraska Omaha 0-0 9-4 .692

South Dakota State 0-0 7-7 .500

Denver 0-0 5-6 .455

Western Illinois 0-0 5-7 .417

South Dakota 0-0 3-8 .273

Indiana - Purdue 0-0 4-11 .267

Today

Alcorn State at Denver

South Dakota State at Kansas City

Western Illinois at UTEP

Sunday

Drake at IUPUI

Eastern Kentucky at Fort Wayne

Peru State at Omaha

South Dakota at Youngstown State

Alcorn State at Western Illinois

Denver at UTEP

Big Sky

Conf Overall Pct

Northern Colorado 0-0 6-3 .667

Portland St. 0-0 5-4 .556

Eastern Washington 0-0 5-5 .500

Montana 0-0 4-4 .500

Montana St. 0-0 5-6 .455

Idaho State 0-0 3-5 .375

Sacramento State 0-0 3-5 .375

North Dakota 0-0 3-7 .300

Weber St. 0-0 2-5 .286

Northern Arizona 0-0 3-8 .273

Southern Utah 0-0 1-8 .111

Today

Eastern Washington at UConn

Montana at Idaho

Cal State Bakersfield at Idaho State

Northern New Mexico at Weber State

Sunday

UC Riverside at Sacramento State

North Dakota at Northern Colorado

NSIC

Wednesday, Jan. 1

Upper Iowa at Bemidji State

Friday, Jan. 3

MSU Moorhead at Sioux Falls, 8 p.m.

Upper Iowa at Minnesota Crookston

Northern State at Southwest Minnesota State

Wayne State at Minot State

Minnesota Duluth at Concordia St. Paul

St. Cloud State at Minnesota State

Winona State at Bemidji State

Augustana at Mary

Saturday, Jan. 4

MSU Moorhead at Southwest Minnesota State, 6 p.m.

Augustana at Minot State

Winona State at Minnesota Crookston

St. Cloud State at Concordia St. Paul

Minnesota Duluth at Minnesota State

Northern State at Sioux Falls

Wayne State at Mary

Upper Iowa at Bemidji State

MIAC

Sunday

Hamline vs. Otterbein at Thousand Oaks, Calif.

North Star

Today

Valley City State at TBA

Sunday

Valley City at TBA

Results Friday

EAST

Seton Hall 90, Lafayette 58

SOUTH

Mercer 98, St. Andrews Presbyterian 56

North Carolina 75, Northern Kentucky 60

MIDWEST

DePaul 57, Northwestern 56

Oakland 87, Defiance 66

WEST

Ohio St. 71, Louisiana-Monroe 31

San Diego St. 118, St. Katherine 35

College women

Standings and schedule

Big Ten

Conf Overall Pct

Indiana 0-0 12-0 1.000

Iowa 0-0 11-2 .846

Nebraska 0-0 9-2 .818

Northwestern 0-0 9-2 .818

Purdue 0-0 9-2 .818

Minnesota 0-0 10-3 .769

Penn St. 0-0 8-3 .727

Michigan 0-0 8-4 .667

Ohio St. 0-0 9-6 .600

Michigan St 0-0 7-5 .583

Illinois 0-0 7-5 .583

Wisconsin 0-0 6-5 .545

Today

Alcorn State at Michigan

Central Michigan at Purdue

North Dakota at Iowa

Illinois at Georgia

Indiana State at Northwestern

Sunday

Oakland at Minnesota, 2 p.m.

North Carolina Central at Ohio State

Colgate at Michigan State

Hartford at Penn State

Indiana at Xavier

Oral Roberts at Nebraska

TBA at Northwestern

Summit

Conf Overall Pct

South Dakota State 0-0 9-5 .643

Indiana - Purdue 0-0 8-5 .615

Nebraska Omaha 0-0 7-5 .583

IUPU - Ft. Wayne 0-0 7-4 .636

South Dakota 0-0 7-6 .538

Western Illinois 0-0 5-7 .417

North Dakota State 0-0 3-8 .273

Denver 0-0 1-10 .091

Today

North Dakota State at UTSA

Denver at Illinois Chicago

Sunday

North Dakota State at Northwestern State, noon

South Dakota State at Arkansas Little Rock

Western Illinois at Kansas City

Ball State at Fort Wayne

Big Sky

Conf Overall Pct

Sacramento State 0-0 7-1 .875

Southern Utah 1-0 7-2 .778

North Dakota 1-0 6-3 .667

Montana 0-0 6-3 .667

Montana St. 0-0 5-4 .556

Northern Colorado 0-2 5-5 .500

Weber St. 0-0 4-5 .444

Eastern Washington 0-0 4-5 .444

Northern Arizona 0-0 3-5 .375

Idaho State 0-0 2-7 .222

Portland St. 0-0 2-7 .222

Today

North Dakota at Iowa

Sacramento State at UC Davis

Sunday

Portland State at Eastern Washington

Southern Utah at Colorado

Saturday

LIU Brooklyn at Northern Arizona

NSIC

Friday, Jan. 3

MSU Moorhead at Sioux Falls, 6 p.m.

Upper Iowa at Minnesota Crookston

Northern State at Southwest Minnesota State

Minnesota Duluth at Concordia St. Paul

St. Cloud State at Minnesota State

Wayne State at Minot State

Winona State at Bemidji State

Augustana at Mary

Saturday, Jan. 4

MSU Moorhead at Southwest Minnesota State, 5 p.m.

Minnesota Duluth at Minnesota State

Upper Iowa at Bemidji State

Wayne State at Mary

Winona State at Minnesota Crookston

St. Cloud State at Concordia St. Paul

Augustana at Minot State

Northern State at Sioux Falls

MIAC

Today

Bethel at Buena Vista

St. Mary’s at North Central (Ill.)

North Star

Sunday

Valley City at Menlo College

HOCKEY

D

Professional

Standings and schedule

NHL

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

Boston 38 26 10 0 2 54 111 77

Tampa Bay 37 23 11 2 1 49 106 87

Montreal 38 22 13 0 3 47 96 84

Detroit 39 17 13 3 6 43 99 108

Toronto 40 19 16 1 4 43 110 116

Ottawa 40 15 18 2 5 37 111 131

Florida 38 14 19 1 4 33 88 123

Buffalo 38 10 24 3 1 24 69 109

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 40 28 11 1 0 57 125 91

Washington 38 20 14 1 3 44 120 114

Philadelphia 37 17 16 1 3 38 93 104

Columbus 38 17 17 3 1 38 103 107

NY Rangers 39 18 19 1 1 38 90 105

New Jersey 39 15 16 2 6 38 93 101

Carolina 38 14 15 6 3 37 89 109

NY Islanders 38 11 20 4 3 29 96 129

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

Chicago 40 27 7 2 4 60 152 109

St. Louis 36 24 7 3 2 53 128 85

Colorado 37 23 11 0 3 49 108 95

Minnesota 40 20 15 1 4 45 92 102

Dallas 37 19 12 2 4 44 110 108

Winnipeg 40 17 18 1 4 39 109 120

Nashville 38 16 18 1 3 36 86 113

Pacific Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

Anaheim 39 27 7 1 4 59 127 98

Los Angeles 38 25 9 2 2 54 106 76

San Jose 38 24 8 1 5 54 125 97

Vancouver 39 22 11 2 4 50 106 93

Phoenix 37 19 10 4 4 46 114 114

Calgary 38 14 18 4 2 34 95 120

Edmonton 40 13 24 2 1 29 103 135

Friday’s Games

Boston 5, Ottawa 0

Columbus 2, New Jersey 1, SO

Washington 3, NY Rangers 2

Pittsburgh 4, Carolina 3, OT

Toronto 4, Buffalo 3, SO

Chicago 7, Colorado 2

Winnipeg 6, Minnesota 4

Dallas 4, Nashville 1

Edmonton 2, Calgary 0

San Jose 4, Phoenix 3, SO

Today’s Games

Boston at Ottawa, 6 p.m.

Montreal at Tampa Bay, 6 p.m.

Detroit at Florida, 6 p.m.

New Jersey at NY Islanders, 6 p.m.

Chicago at St. Louis, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles at Nashville, 7 p.m.

Phoenix at Anaheim, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Washington at Buffalo, 4 p.m.

Montreal at Florida, 4 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Columbus, 5 p.m.

St. Louis at Dallas, 5 p.m.

Carolina at Toronto, 6 p.m.

NY Rangers at Tampa Bay, 6 p.m.

Vancouver at Calgary, 6:30 p.m.

NY Islanders at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

Winnipeg at Colorado, 7 p.m.

Anaheim at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

College men

Standings and schedule

NCHC

Conf Pts Overall St. Cloud St. 6-1-1 13 11-2-3

Neb. Omaha 5-2-1 11 8-7-1

North Dakota 5-5-0 10 9-7-2

Denver 4-3-1 9 10-6-3

Colorado Coll. 2-5-3 7 2-12-3

Minnesota-Duluth 3-5-0 6 7-8-1

W. Michigan 3-5-0 6 8-8-3

Miami 3-5-0 6 9-7-2

Friday

Western Michigan 3, Michigan 2, OT

Today

Western Michigan at Great Lakes Invite

Big Ten

Conf Pts Overall

Minnesota 3-0-1 7 12-2-2

Michigan 2-0-0 4 10-2-2

Wisconsin 2-2-0 4 9-5-1

Michigan State 0-1-1 1 6-9-1

Ohio State 0-2-0 0 8-6-0

Penn State 0-2-0 0 3-9-1

Friday

Michigan State 2, Michigan Tech 2

Western Michigan 3, Michigan 2, OT

Penn State 3, Robert Morris 2

Wisconsin 5, Alabama-Huntsville 0

Today

Western Michigan/Michigan vs. Michigan State

Michigan State/Michigan Tech vs. Michigan

Bowling Green/Boston College vs. Penn State

Mercyhurst at Ohio State

Alabama-Huntsville at Wisconsin

Sunday

Mercyhurst at Ohio State

MIAC

Conf Pts Overall

St. Thomas 4-0-2 16 8-1-2

Gustavus 4-1-1 14 7-3-2

Concordia 3-2-1 10 8-3-1

St. John’s 3-3-0 9 6-6-0

Augsburg 2-1-1 7 8-1-1

Bethel 1-4-1 5 1-9-2

St. Olaf 1-3-2 5 3-7-2

Hamline 1-3-0 3 1-9-1

St. Mary’s 1-3-0 3 5-6-0

Note: Three points for regulation win, two points for overtime or shootout win, and one point for overtime or shootout loss.

Saturday, Jan. 4

St. Thomas at St. Norbert

Wisconsin-River Falls vs. St. Olaf

Tuesday, Jan. 7

Wisconsin-River Falls at Concordia

Augsburg at Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Marian (Wis.) at Concordia

Concordia (Wis.) at St. Mary’s

Finlandia vs. St. Thomas

Wisconsin-Superior at Bethel

Lake Forest at Gustavus

St. Scholastica at Hamline

Milwaukee Engineering at Augsburg

Adrian at St. Olaf

College women

Standings and schedule

WCHA

Conf Pts Overall

Minnesota 13-1-0 39 19-1-0

Wisconsin 10-2-2 33 14-2-2

North Dakota 9-3-2 30 12-4-2

Minn.-Duluth 7-6-3 26 9-8-3

Bemidji State 4-7-1 14 7-9-2

MSU-Mankato 3-11-0 9 6-12-0

St. Cloud State 2-10-2 9 3-14-3

Ohio State 2-10-2 8 5-11-2

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Lindenwood at Minnesota State

MIAC

Conf Pts Overall

Gustavus 6-0-0 12 7-2-2

St. Thomas 5-0-1 11 5-3-1

Bethel 5-1-0 10 8-2-1

St. Catherine 4-1-1 9 5-3-1

Augsburg 2-4-0 4 3-6-0

St. Mary’s 2-4-0 4 2-6-0

St. Olaf 2-4-0 4 2-8-0

Concordia 1-4-1 3 1-6-3

St. Benedict 1-5-0 2 3-6-0

Hamline 0-5-1 1 2-7-1

Friday, Jan. 3

Adrian at Augsburg

St. Benedict at Concordia (Wis.)

St. Catherine at Wesleyan (Conn.)

St. Olaf at Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Saturday, Jan. 4

Adrian at Augsburg

St. Benedict at Concordia (Wis.)

St. Catherine at Wesleyan (Conn.)

Wisconsin-Eau Claire at St. Olaf

Sunday, Jan. 5

St. Thomas at Bowdoin

St. Mary’s at Lake Forest

Juniors

Standings and schedule

United States Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L OTL Pts

Indiana 15 5 4 34

Dubuque 16 8 1 33

Team USA 16 12 1 33

Green Bay 13 8 5 32

Cedar Rapids 13 9 1 27

Muskegon 11 13 4 26

Chicago 11 16 1 23

Youngstown 7 14 5 19

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L OTL Pts

Omaha 21 4 3 45

Waterloo 19 5 1 39

Sioux Falls 18 6 2 38

Sioux City 18 7 1 37

Des Moines 10 12 2 22

Tri-City 8 16 2 18

Lincoln 6 14 5 17

Fargo 5 17 2 12

NOTE: Two points for victory, one point for overtime loss.

Friday

Indiana 4, Youngstown 0

Sioux City 4, Lincoln 2

Omaha 8, Tri-City 3

Waterloo 2, Chicago 1

Cedar Rapids 5, Des Moines 4

Green Bay 7, Dubuque 5

Today

Sioux City at Fargo, 7:05 p.m.

Des Moines at Chicago

Sioux Falls at Tri-City

Omaha at Lincoln

Dubuque at Green Bay

Waterloo at Cedar Rapids

Sunday

Fargo at Sioux Falls, 5:05 p.m.

Youngstown at Muskegon