Noon - Women's College Basketball: California at Kentucky (SEC NETWORK).
6:05 p.m. - Talk Show: Sports Talk (WDXY-FM 105.9, WDXY-AM 1240).
7 p.m. - College Basketball: Farleigh Dickinson at Maryland (ESPNU).
7 p.m. - College Basketball: American at Marquette (FOX SPORTS 1).
7 p.m. - College Basketball: Western Illinois at Butler (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST).
7 p.m. - College Basketball: Drexel at Loyola (Md.) (SPECTRUM 1250).
7 p.m. - Women's College Basketball: South Carolina at Temple (WNKT-FM 107.5).
8 p.m. - College Football: Gasparilla Bowl from St. Petersburg, Fla. - Temple vs. Florida International (ESPN).
8 p.m. - NHL Hockey: Carolina at Nashville (FOX SPORTSOUTH).
8 p.m. - NBA Basketball: Boston at New York (TNT).
9 p.m. - College Basketball: Idaho State at Brigham Young (BYUTV).
9 p.m. - College Basketball: Connecticut at Arizona (ESPN2).
9 p.m. - College Basketball: Alabama A&M at Michigan (ESPNU).
9 p.m. - College Basketball: Miami (Ohio) at DePaul (FOX SPORTS 1).
9 p.m. - College Basketball: Buffalo at Texas A&M (SEC NETWORK).
10 p.m. - College Basketball: Gonzaga at San Diego State (CBS SPORTS NETWORK).
10:30 p.m. - NBA Basketball: San Antonio at Utah (TNT).
11 p.m. - College Basketball: Sacramento Showcase from Sacramento, Calif. - Kansas vs. Stanford (ESPN2).
x-clinched playoff spot
Indianapolis at Baltimore, 4:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Green Bay, 8:30 p.m.
Cleveland at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Atlanta at New Orleans, 1 p.m.
Denver at Washington, 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Miami at Kansas City, 1 p.m.
L.A. Rams at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
L.A. Chargers at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.
Detroit at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
Buffalo at New England, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.
N.Y. Giants at Arizona, 4:25 p.m.
Seattle at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Houston, 4:30 p.m.
Oakland at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 31
Washington at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.
N.Y. Jets at New England, 1 p.m.
Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m.
Houston at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
Green Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Dallas at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Chicago at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
Buffalo at Miami, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Cincinnati at Baltimore, 1 p.m.
New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.
Oakland at L.A. Chargers, 4:25 p.m.
San Francisco at L.A. Rams, 4:25 p.m.
Arizona at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.
Kansas City at Denver, 4:25 p.m.
Sacramento 101, Philadelphia 95
Washington 116, New Orleans 106
Milwaukee 119, Cleveland 116
Toronto at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Indiana at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Miami at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Sacramento at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Houston, 8 p.m.
Orlando at Chicago, 8 p.m.
Utah at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.
Detroit at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Denver, 9 p.m.
San Antonio at Portland, 10 p.m.
Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.
Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Boston at New York, 8 p.m.
Memphis at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
San Antonio at Utah, 10:30 p.m.
New Orleans at Orlando, 7 p.m.
New York at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Washington at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.
Atlanta at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.
Charlotte at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.
Dallas at Miami, 8 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Houston, 8 p.m.
Denver at Portland, 10 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at Toronto, 5 p.m.
Brooklyn at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Milwaukee at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Orlando at Washington, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Dallas at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 8 p.m.
New Orleans at Miami, 8 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Utah, 8 p.m.
Denver at Golden State, 8:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
Portland at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.
San Antonio at Sacramento, 10 p.m.
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.
Toronto 8, Carolina 1
Minnesota 6, Ottawa 4
Detroit 6, N.Y. Islanders 3
N.Y. Rangers 4, Anaheim 1
Boston 3, Buffalo 0
Winnipeg 6, Nashville 4
Washington 4, Dallas 3, OT
Florida 3, Arizona 2
Vegas 4, Tampa Bay 3
Montreal 7, Vancouver 5
Toronto at Columbus, 7:30 p.m.
Detroit at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.
St. Louis at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.
Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Anaheim at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Winnipeg at Boston, 7 p.m.
Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Carolina at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
St. Louis at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
Colorado at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
Vancouver at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Minnesota at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Montreal at Calgary, 9 p.m.
Washington at Arizona, 9 p.m.
Detroit at Boston, 1 p.m.
Winnipeg at N.Y. Islanders, 1 p.m.
Montreal at Edmonton, 7 p.m.
Anaheim at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Chicago at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Minnesota at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
Ottawa at Florida, 7 p.m.
Buffalo at Carolina, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Columbus, 7 p.m.
Toronto at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.
Colorado at Arizona, 8 p.m.
Nashville at Dallas, 8 p.m.
Washington at Vegas, 8 p.m.
Los Angeles at San Jose, 10 p.m.
St. Louis at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
MEN'S TOP 25 RESULTS
1. Villanova (11-0) did not play. Next: vs. Hofstra, Friday.
2. Michigan State (11-1) did not play. Next: vs. Long Beach State, Thursday.
3. Arizona State (11-0) did not play. Next: vs. Pacific, Friday.
4. Duke (12-1) beat Evansville 104-40. Next: vs. No. 24 Florida State, Saturday, Dec. 30.
5. North Carolina (10-1) vs. Wofford. Next: vs. Ohio State, Saturday.
6. Miami (9-0) did not play. Next: at Hawaii, Friday.
7. Kentucky (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. UCLA, Saturday.
8. Texas A&M (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Buffalo, Thursday.
9. Xavier (11-1) did not play. Next: at Northern Iowa, Friday.
10. West Virginia (9-1) vs. Coppin State. Next: vs. Fordham, Saturday.
11. Wichita State (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. Florida Gulf Coast, Friday.
12. Gonzaga (10-2) did not play. Next: at San Diego State, Thursday.
13. Virginia (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Hampton, Friday.
14. Kansas (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. Stanford, Thursday.
15. TCU (11-0) did not play. Next: vs. William & Mary, Friday.
16. Purdue (11-2) did not play. Next: vs. Tennessee State, Thursday.
17. Oklahoma (9-1) did not play. Next: at Northwestern, Friday.
18. Arizona (9-3) did not play. Next: vs. UConn, Thursday.
18. Baylor (9-2) vs. Southern University. Next: at No. 21 Texas Tech, Friday, Dec. 29.
20. Cincinnati (10-2) did not play. Next: vs. Cleveland State, Thursday.
21. Tennessee (7-2) vs. Furman. Next: at Wake Forest, Saturday.
21. Texas Tech (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Abilene Christian, Friday.
23. Seton Hall (10-2) beat Wagner 89-68. Next: vs. Manhattan, Saturday.
24. Florida State (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Southern Miss., Thursday.
25. Creighton (9-2) vs. SC Upstate. Next: vs. No. 25 Creighton, Thursday, Dec. 28.
WOMEN'S TOP 25 RESULTS
1. UConn (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Duquesne, Friday.
2. Notre Dame (11-1) beat Marquette 91-85, OT. Next: vs. Syracuse, Thursday, Dec. 28.
3. Louisville (14-0) beat Air Force 62-50. Next: at Georgia Tech, Thursday, Dec. 28.
4. South Carolina (10-1) did not play. Next: at Temple, Thursday.
5. Mississippi State (12-0) beat UNLV 103-63. Next: vs. Syracuse, Thursday. Next: vs. MVSU, Thursday.
6. Baylor (10-1) did not play. Next: at Kansas State, Thursday, Dec. 28.
7. Tennessee (11-0) did not play. Next: at No. 18 Stanford, Thursday.
8. Texas (9-1) did not play. Next: at Oklahoma, Thursday, Dec. 28.
9. West Virginia (11-0) did not play. Next: vs. Morehead State, Thursday.
10. Oregon (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. No. 19 Texas A&M, Thursday.
11. UCLA (9-2) beat Fordham 67-30. Next: at No. 18 Stanford, Friday, Dec. 29.
12. Ohio State (11-2) did not play. Next: at Nebraska, Thursday, Dec. 28.
13. Florida State (10-1) did not play. Next: at Creighton, Thursday.
14. Duke (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. Wyoming, Thursday.
15. Maryland (11-2) beat Coppin State 113-48. Next: vs. Illinois, Thursday, Dec. 28.
16. Missouri (11-1) did not play. Next: vs. Illinois, Friday.
17. Oregon State (8-2) vs. UC Davis. Next: vs. Washington, Friday, Dec. 29.
18. Stanford (6-5) did not play. Next: vs. No. 7 Tennessee, Thursday.
19. Texas A&M (10-2) beat Hawaii 103-59. Next: vs. No. 10 Oregon, Thursday.
20. Villanova (10-0) beat La Salle 76-49. Next: at Creighton, Thursday, Dec. 28.
21. Green Bay (10-1) did not play. Next: at Wright State, Thursday, Dec. 28.
22. South Florida (9-2) vs. Dayton. Next: vs. Michigan State, Thursday.
23. Michigan (10-2) did not play. Next: vs. Delaware State, Thursday.
24. California (8-2) did not play. Next: at Kentucky, Thursday.
25. Iowa (11-1) did not play. Next: vs. Drake, Thursday.
Saturday, Nov. 25
Furman 28, Elon 27
Stony Brook 59, Lehigh 29
New Hampshire 14, CCSU 0
Kennesaw St. 28, Samford 17
South Dakota 38, Nicholls 31
Weber State 21, Western Illinois 19
Northern Iowa 46, Monmouth (NJ) 7
San Diego 41, Northern Arizona 10
Saturday, Dec. 2
James Madison 26, Stony Brook 7
Kennesaw State 17, Jacksonville State 7
Wofford 28, Furman 10
South Dakota State 37, Northern Iowa 22
New Hampshire 21, Central Arkansas 15
Sam Houston St. 54, South Dakota 42
North Dakota State 38, San Diego 3
Weber State 30, Southern Utah 13
Friday, Dec. 8
James Madison 31, Weber State 28
Saturday, Dec. 9
North Dakota State 42, Wofford 10
South Dakota State 56, New Hampshire 14
Sam Houston State 34, Kennesaw State 27
Friday, Dec. 15
North Dakota State 55, Sam Houston State 13
Saturday, Dec. 16
James Madison 51, South Dakota State 16
Saturday, Jan. 6
At Toyota Stadium
North Dakota State (13-1) vs. James Madison (14-0), Noon
MLB American League
HOUSTON ASTROS - Traded OF Preston Tucker to Atlanta for a player to be named or cash.
MINNESOTA TWINS - Named Joel Skinner manager and Mike McCarthy bullpen coach of Rochester (IL), Tommy Watkins manager and Alan Rail trainer of Chattanooga (SL), Ramon Borrego manager and Steve Taylor trainer of Fort Myers (FSL), Toby Gardenhire manager and Davey LaCroix trainer of Cedar Rapids (MWL), Takashi Mihyoshi coach of Elizabethton (Appalachian), Dan Ramsay manager of the GCL Twins, Robbie Robinson manager of the DSL Twins, Edgar Varela minor league field coordinator, Pete Maki minor league pitching coordinator, J.P. Martinez assistant minor league pitching coordinator, Mike Quade minor league outfield coordinator, Tanner Swanson minor league catching coordinator, Bob McClure and Joel Lepel senior advisers to player development, Axel Lopez Latin American medical coordinator, Jose Marzan Latin American operations coordinator.
SEATTLE MARINERS - Agreed to terms with RHP Juan Nicasio on a two-year contract.
TAMPA BAY RAYS - Traded 3B Evan Longoria and cash to San Francisco for OF Denard Span, INF Christian Arroyo, RHP Stephen Woods and LHP Matt Krook.
MLB National League
ATLANTA BRAVES - Designated RHP Luke Jackson for assignment.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS - Agreed to terms with RHP Tom Koehler on a one-year contract.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS - Promoted Mike Schwartz to vice president/strategy and analytics.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES - Agreed to terms with 1B Carlos Santana on a three-year contract.
National Football League
CHICAGO BEARS - Placed LB Pernell McPhee on injured reserve. Signed LB Jonathan Anderson. Signed WR Mekale McKay from the practice squad.
CINCINNATI BENGALS - Placed OT Andre Smith on injured reserve. Signed OT Justin Murray off New Orleans practice squad and LB Connor Harris to the practice squad.
CLEVELAND BROWNS - Waived LB Deon King. Claimed LB Jeremy Cash off waivers from the N.Y. Giants.
GREEN BAY PACKERS - Signed C Dillon Day from Denver's practice squad.
LOS ANGELES RAMS - Placed QB Brandon Allen on injured reserve. Signed LB Kasim Edebali.
MIAMI DOLPHINS - Placed OL Jermon Bushrod and TE Julius Thomas on injured reserve. Signed TE Thomas Duarte from the practice squad. Activated OT Eric Smith from injured reserve.
OAKLAND RAIDERS - Waived LB Xavier Woodson-Luster. Signed C James Stone.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS - Signed DB Trovon Reed to the practice squad.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS - Placed S Justin Evans, LB Adarius Glanton, CB Vernon Hargreaves, TE O.J. Howard and G J.R. Sweezy on injured reserve. Signed OL Adam Gettis and CB David Rivers. Signed LB Nigel Harris, S Isaiah Johnson and DL Channing Ward from the practice squad and FB Austin Johnson, WR Devin Lucien and OL Avery Young to the practice squad.
National Hockey League
NHL - Fined Detroit F Justin Abdelkader $5,000 for spearing N.Y. Islanders D Scott Mayfield.
ANAHEIM DUCKS - Reassigned C Joseph Blandisi to San Diego (AHL).
ARIZONA COYOTES - Recalled G Sean Maguire from Tucson (AHL) to Fort Wayne (ECHL).
LOS ANGELES KINGS - Recalled D Kevin Gravel from Ontario (AHL).
VEGAS KNIGHTS - Assigned F Tomas Hyka to Chicago (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS - Claimed F Nathan Walker off waivers from Edmonton.
USADA - Announced American weightlifter Michael Zoda accepted a two-year sanction after admitting to possession and use of prohibited substances.
Major League Soccer
MLS - Awarded an expansion franchise to Nashville, Tenn.
NEW YORK RED BULLS - Signed M Florian Valot.
PHILADELPHIA UNION - Re-signed D Fabinho and Ms Fabian Herbers and Ilsinho.
GEORGIA - Named Darrice Griffin deputy director of administration
NOTRE DAME - Suspended WR Kevin Stephenson and RB C.J. Holmes indefinitely.
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