Sports agate — Dec. 23, 2020

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National Football League

American Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

yx-Buffalo 11 3 0 .786 407 340

Miami 9 5 0 .643 352 257

New England 6 8 0 .429 289 301

N.Y. Jets 1 13 0 .071 206 413

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Indianapolis 10 4 0 .714 399 320

Tennessee 10 4 0 .714 436 361

Houston 4 10 0 .286 315 386

Jacksonville 1 13 0 .071 275 423

North

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Pittsburgh 11 3 0 .786 366 264

Cleveland 10 4 0 .714 368 374

Baltimore 9 5 0 .643 403 287

Cincinnati 3 10 1 .250 271 355

West

W L T Pct PF PA

yx-Kansas City 13 1 0 .929 435 310

Las Vegas 7 7 0 .500 377 421

Denver 5 9 0 .357 276 395

L.A. Chargers 5 9 0 .357 327 389

National Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Washington 6 8 0 .429 302 295

Dallas 5 9 0 .357 339 433

N.Y. Giants 5 9 0 .357 244 311

Philadelphia 4 9 1 .321 303 361

South

W L T Pct PF PA

x-New Orleans 10 4 0 .714 397 297

Tampa Bay 9 5 0 .643 401 321

Atlanta 4 10 0 .286 355 353

Carolina 4 10 0 .286 323 356

North

W L T Pct PF PA

yx-Green Bay 11 3 0 .786 434 339

Chicago 7 7 0 .500 315 318

Minnesota 6 8 0 .429 360 388

Detroit 5 9 0 .357 335 435

West

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Seattle 10 4 0 .714 413 339

L.A. Rams 9 5 0 .643 345 269

Arizona 8 6 0 .571 391 329

San Francisco 5 9 0 .357 333 352

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Friday’s Game

Minnesota at New Orleans, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Tampa Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m.

San Francisco at Arizona, 4:30 p.m.

Miami at Las Vegas, 8:15 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Atlanta at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

Carolina at Washington, 1 p.m.

Chicago at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.

Cincinnati at Houston, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

Indianapolis at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Denver at L.A. Chargers, 4:05 p.m.

L.A. Rams at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.

Philadelphia at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.

Tennessee at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m.

Monday’s Game

Buffalo at New England, 8:15 p.m.

2021 Pro Bowl Rosters

Sunday, Jan. 27

At Allegiant Stadium

Las Vegas

x-starter

AFC

Offense

Quarterbacks: x-Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City; Josh Allen, Buffalo; Deshaun Watson, Houston.

Tight ends: x-Travis Kelce, Kansas City; Darren Walker, Las Vegas.

Wide Receivers: x-Tyreek Hill, Kansas City; x-Stefon Diggs, Buffalo; Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers; A.J. Brown, Tennessee.

Tackles: s-Lamey Tunsil, Houston; x-Eric Fisher, Kansas City; Orland Brown, Baltimore.

Guards: x-Quenton Nelson, Indianapolis; x-Joel Bitonio, Cleveland; David DeCastro, Pittsburgh.

Centers: x-Maurkice Pouncey, Pittsburgh; Ryan Kelly, Indianapolis.

Running Backs: x-Derrick Henry, Tennessee; Nick Chubb, Cleveland; Josh Jacobs, Las Vegas.

Fullback: s-Patrick Ricard, Baltimore.

Defense

Defensive Ends: x-Myles Garrett, Cleveland; x-Joey Bosa, Los Angeles Chargers; Frank Clark, Kansas City.

Interior Lineman: x-Chris Jones, Kansas City; x-Cameron Heyward, Pittsburgh; Calais Campbell, Baltimore.

Outside Linebackers: x-T.J. Watt, Pittsburgh; x-Bradley Chubb, Denver; Matt Judon, Baltimore.

Inside/Middle Linebackers: x-Darius Leonard, Baltimore; Tremaine Edmunds, Buffalo.

Cornerbacks: x-Xavien Howard, Miami; x-Tre’Davious White, Buffalo; Marion Humphrey, Baltimore; Stephon Gilmore, New England.

Free Safeties: x-Minkah Fitzpatrick, Pittsburgh; Justin Simmons, Denver.

Strong Safety: x-Thrann Mathieu, Kansas City.

Specialists

Placekicker: x-Justin Tucker, Baltimore.

Long snapper: x-Morgan Cox, Baltimore.

Punter: x-Jake Bailey, New England.

Return Specialist: x-Andre Roberts, Buffalo.

Special Teamer: x-Matthew Slater, New England.

NFC

Offense

Quarterbacks: x-Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay; Russell Wilson, Seattle; Kyler Murray, Arizona.

Tight Ends: x-T.J. Hockenson, Detroit; Evan Engram, New York Giants.

Wide Receivers: x-Davante Adams, Green Bay; x-DeAandre Hopkins, Arizona; DK Metcalf, Seattle; Justin Jefferson, Minnesota.

Tackles: x-David Bakhtiari, Green Bay; x-Trent Williams, San Francisco; Terron Armstead, New Orleans.

Guards: x-Brandon Scherff, Washington; x-Elgton Jenkins, Green Bay; Andrus Peat, New Orleans.

Centers: x-Jason Kelce, Philadelphia; Frank Ragnow, Detroit.

Running Backs: x-Dalvin Cook, Minnesota; Alvina Kamara, New Orleans; Aaron Jones, Green Bay.

Fullback: x-Kyle Juszczyk, San Francisco.

Defense

Defensive Ends: x-Cameron Jordan, New Orleans; x-Brandon Graham, Philadelphia; Chase Young, Washington.

Interior Lineman: x-Aaron Donald, St. Louis; x-Fletcher Cox, Philadelphia; Grady Jarret, Atlanta.

Outside Linebackers: x-Khalil Mack, Chicago; x-Za’Darius Smith, Green Bay; Jason Pierre-Paul, Tampa Bay.

Inside/Middle Linebackers: x-Bobby Wagner, Seattle; Fred Warner, San Francisco.

Cornerbacks: x-Jalen Ramsey, St. Louis; x-Jaire Alexander, Green Bay; Marshon Lattimore, New Orleans; James Bradberry, New York Giants.

Free Safeties: x-Quandre Diggs, Seattle.

Strong Safety: x-Budda Baker, Arizona; Jamal Adams, Seattle.

Specliatists

Placekicker: x-Younghoe Koo, Atlanta.

Long snapper: x-Tyler Ott, Seattle.

Punter: x-Jack Fox, Detroit.

Special Teamer: x-Nick Bellore, Seattle.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

2020-21 Bowl Schedule

Monday, Dec. 21

Myrtle Beach Bowl

Conway, S.C.

Appalachian St. 56, North Texas 28

Tuesday, Dec. 22

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Boise

Nevada 38, Tulane 27

Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl

No. 13 BYU 49, UCF 23

Wednesday, Dec. 23

New Orleans Bowl

Louisiana Tech vs. Georgia Southern, 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Montgomery (Ala.) Bowl

Memphis vs. FAU, 7 p.m., (ESPN or ESPN2)

Thursday, Dec. 24

New Mexico Bowl

Frisco, Texas

Hawaii vs. Houston, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 25

Camellia Bowl

Montgomery, Ala.

Buffalo vs. Marshall, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 26

Cure Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

No. 9 Coastal Carolina vs. No. 23 Liberty, 7:30 p.m., (ESPN)

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl

Dallas

No. 16 Louisiana vs. UTSA 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Lendingtree Bowl

Mobile, Ala.

W. Kentucky vs. Georgia St., 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Dec. 29

Cheez-It Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

No. 18 Miami vs. Oklahoma St., 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Alamo Bowl

San Antonio

No. 20 Texas vs. Colorado, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 30

Duke’s Mayo Bowl

Charlotte, N.C.

Wisconsin vs. Wake Forest, Noon (ESPN)

Music City Bowl

Nashville, Tenn.

No. 12 Iowa St. vs. Missouri, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Cotton Bowl Classic

Arlington, Texas

No. 8 Oklahoma vs. No. 10 Florida, 7:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 31

Armed Forces Bowl

Fort Worth, Texas

No. 22 Tulsa vs. Mississippi St., Noon (ESPN)

Arizona Bowl

Tucson, Ariz.

No. 19 San Jose St. vs. Ball State., 2 p.m. (CBSSN)

Liberty Bowl

Memphis, Tenn.

West Virginia vs. Army, 4 p.m. (ESPN)

Texas Bowl

Houston

TCU vs. Arkansas, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Jan. 1

Peach Bowl

Atlanta

No. 6 Cincinnati vs. No. 11 Georgia, Noon (ESPN)

Citrus Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

No. 15 Northwestern vs. Auburn, 1 p.m. (ABC)

College Football Playoff Semifinal Game 1

Arlington, Texas

No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Notre Dame, 4 p.m. (ESPN)

Sugar Bowl

New Orleans

No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Ohio St., 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan 2

Gator Bowl

Jacksonville, Fla.

No. 24 NC State vs. Kentucky, Noon (ESPN)

Outback Bowl

Tampa, Fla.

No. 7 Indiana vs. Mississippi, 12:30 p.m. (ABC)

Fiesta Bowl

Glendale, Ariz.

No. 12 Iowa State vs. No. 25 Oregon, 4 p.m. (ESPN)

Orange Bowl

Miami Gardens, Fla.

No. 5 Texas A&M vs. No. 14 North Carolina, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 11

College Football Championship

Miami Gardens, Fla.

Semifinal Game 1 winner vs. Sugar Bowl winner, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

National Basketball Association

Tuesday’s Games

Brooklyn 125, Golden State 99

L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers, late

Wednesday’s Games

Charlotte at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Miami at Orlando, 7 p.m.

New York at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Houston, 8 p.m.

San Antonio at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Sacramento at Denver, 9 p.m.

Utah at Portland, 10 p.m.

Dallas at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

No games scheduled

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Monday’s Scores

East

Bryant 93, UMass 88

Mass.-Lowell 73, Vermont 65

Morgan St. 65, Delaware 59

Wagner 74, Sacred Heart 46

South

Austin Peay 74, Murray St. 70

Clemson 66, Morehead St. 51

FAU 107, Florida College 72

FIU 111, Carver 34

Florida St. 72, Gardner-Webb 59

Furman 118, SC State 52

George Mason 68, VMI 66

Georgia St. 72, Coll. of Charleston 55

Hampton 67, Charleston Southern 55

Lipscomb 97, Crowley’s Ridge 60

Mississippi St. 87, MVSU 48

North Florida 98, Edward Waters 71

Samford 133, Belhaven 84

Tennessee 102, Saint Joseph’s 66

Tulsa 56, Memphis 49

UNC-Wilmington 78, Campbell 59

Virginia Tech 84, Longwood 58

Midwest

Belmont 72, Evansville 63

Kansas St. 70, Jacksonville 46

Missouri St. 85, UALR 77

S. Illinois 76, Butler 73

Sam Houston St. 69, Rio Grande 66

Southwest

Baylor 99, Ark.-Pine Bluff 42

Rice 73, New Orleans 62

Texas A&M 70, Wofford 52

Far West

BYU 87, Texas Southern 71

Boise St. 77, New Mexico 53

Gonzaga 95, Northwestern St. 57

S. Utah 96, Bethesda 57

Stanford 63, CS Bakersfield 50

Texas State 70, N. Arizona 65

Utah St. 107, San Jose St. 62

Washington St. 90, Prairie View 62

Tuesday’s Scores

East

Boston College 78, Maine 62

Charlotte 66, George Washington 65

Fairleigh Dickinson 69, Fairfield 65

Marshall 88, UNC-Asheville 67

Maryland 84, La Salle 71

Niagara 70, Albany (NY) 65

Sacred Heart 86, Wagner 85, 2OT

Vermont 62, Mass.-Lowell 53

South

Auburn 67, Appalachian St. 53

Chattanooga 66, Tennessee St. 63

East Carolina 68, Tulane 58

Florida Gulf Coast 73, Georgia Southern 60

Georgia 76, Northeastern 58

Hampton 70, Charleston Southern 68

Hofstra 76, Richmond 71

Liberty 108, Alcorn St. 65

Mercer 81, Kennesaw St. 71

Mississippi 90, UT Martin 43

NC State 79, North Carolina 76

Old Dominion 77, Virginia Wesleyan 57

The Citadel 94, Presbyterian 82

UCF 75, Cincinnati 70

UNC-Greensboro 86, NC A&T 65

VCU 82, James Madison 81

Virginia 76, William & Mary 40

Midwest

Akron 90, Ohio 70

Ball St. 76, W. Michigan 68

Drake 88, North Dakota 55

Indiana St. 72, SE Missouri 66

Loyola of Chicago 92, St. Francis (IL) 55

Toledo 78, N. Illinois 55

Wisconsin 67, Nebraska 53

Southwest

Arkansas 85, Abilene Christian 72

North Texas 110, LSU-Alexandria 78

Texas A&M-CC 59, Paul Quinn College 35

Texas-Arlington 117, Howard Payne 53

Far West

California 70, Seattle 65

Colorado St. 70, Santa Clara 57

N. Arizona 68, Denver 65

N. Colorado 69, Idaho St. 64

Portland 62, Montana St. 59

The AP Top 25 Women’s
Basketball Poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 20, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking

Record Pts Prv

1. Stanford (26) 6-0 742 1

2. Louisville (1) 5-0 693 2

3. UConn (1) 4-0 676 3

4. NC State (2) 8-0 674 4

5. South Carolina 5-1 641 5

6. Arizona 6-0 600 6

7. Baylor 7-1 558 7

8. Oregon 6-0 557 7

9. Texas A&M 8-0 491 10

10. UCLA 5-1 461 11

11. Arkansas 8-1 435 12

12. Mississippi St. 5-1 417 13

13. Kentucky 7-1 391 9

14. Maryland 5-1 381 14

15. Northwestern 3-0 325 16

16. Ohio St. 4-0 255 17

17. Michigan 5-0 248 19

18. DePaul 4-2 203 24

19. Indiana 3-2 175 15

20. Texas 5-1 168 22

20. South Florida 4-1 168 23

22. Syracuse 5-1 107 18

23. Gonzaga 4-2 82 25

24. Missouri St. 4-2 76 20

25. Michigan St. 6-0 55 -

Others receiving votes: Georgia 30, North Carolina 28, Oregon St. 25, South Dakota St. 21, Iowa St. 19, Tennessee 12, Arizona St. 8, Rutgers 6, Iowa 6, Wake Forest 4, Georgia Tech 4, Rice 3, Villanova 3, Alabama 2.

COLLEGE HOCKEY

Monday’s Scores

East

UMass Lowell 2, UConn 1

Midwest

Omaha 3, Colorado College 0

Tuesday’s Scores

East

RIT 5, Niagara 4

Quinnipiac 6, Holy Cross 1

LPGA Tour Statistics

Through Dec. 20

Scoring

1, Sei Young Kim, 68.686. 2, Brooke M. Henderson, 69.703. 3, Inbee Park, 70.067. 4, Danielle Kang, 70.082. 5, Nasa Hataoka, 70.106. 6, Lydia Ko, 70.255. 7, Nelly Korda, 70.268. 8, Lexi Thompson, 70.512. 9, Carlota Ciganda, 70.581. 10, Moriya Jutanugarn, 70.620.

Driving Distance

1, Bianca Pagdanganan, 283.071. 2, Anne van Dam, 282.173. 3, Maria Fassi, 280.610. 4, Nelly Korda, 271.963. 5, Lexi Thompson, 270.200. 6, Nanna Koerstz Madsen, 269.897. 7, Jessica Korda, 269.489. 8, Brooke M. Henderson, 266.784. 9, Linnea Strom, 266.539. 10, Alana Uriell, 265.538.

Greens in Regulation

1, Sei Young Kim, 77.60%. 2, Brooke M. Henderson, 77.30%. 3, Carlota Ciganda, 73.90%. 4, Nelly Korda, 73.60%. 5, Lexi Thompson, 73.10%. 6, Danielle Kang, 72.20%. 7, Moriya Jutanugarn, 72.10%. 8, Ally Ewing, 71.90%. 9, Mina Harigae, 71.60%. 10, Esther Henseleit, 71.50%.

Putts per GIR

1, Sei Young Kim, 1.734. 2, Inbee Park, 1.758. 3 (tie), Danielle Kang and Lydia Ko, 1.768. 5, Madelene Sagstrom, 1.771. 6, Jennifer Song, 1.774. 7, Dottie Ardina, 1.776. 8, Su Oh, 1.780. 9, Leona Maguire, 1.784. 10, Nasa Hataoka, 1.785.

Birdies

1, Minjee Lee, 208. 2, Yealimi Noh, 206. 3, Stacy Lewis, 201. 4, Jennifer Song, 200. 5, Danielle Kang, 194. 6 (tie), Austin Ernst, Ally Ewing and Xiyu Lin, 186. 9, Ashleigh Buhai, 185. 10, Cheyenne Knight, 184.

Eagles

1, Maria Fassi, 8. 2, Anne van Dam, 7. 3, Perrine Delacour, 6. 4, 9 tied with 5.

Sand Save Percentage

1, Minjee Lee, 69.14%. 2, Klara Spilkova, 68.89%. 3, Lydia Ko, 68.25%. 4, Hannah Green, 65.79%. 5, Brittany Lang, 65.57%. 6, Sei Young Kim, 61.29%. 7, Dottie Ardina, 60.47%. 8, 3 tied with 60.00%.

Rounds Under Par

1, Sei Young Kim, 71.43%. 2, Brooke M. Henderson, 62.16%. 3, Marina Alex, 61.54%. 4, Danielle Kang, 61.22%. 5, Minjee Lee, 59.02%. 6, Nelly Korda, 58.54%. 7, Carlota Ciganda, 58.14%. 8, Inbee Park, 57.78%. 9, Nasa Hataoka, 57.45%. 10, Lydia Ko, 55.32%.

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Friday

Week 16

NEW ORLEANS 7 Minnesota

Saturday

Tampa Bay 91/2 DETROIT

ARIZONA 5 San Fran

Miami 3 LAS VEGAS

Sunday

LA CHARGERS 3 Denver

Cleveland 91/2 NY JETS

HOUSTON 9 Cincinnati

Indianapolis 11/2 PITT

Chicago 71/2 J’VILLE

WASHINGTON 21/2 Carolina

BALTIMORE 11 NY Giants

KANSAS CITY 101/2 Atlanta

SEATTLE 11/2 LA Rams

Philadelphia 21/2 DALLAS

GREEN BAY 31/2 Tennessee

Monday

Buffalo 7 N. ENGLND

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

New Orleans Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans, LA.

Ga Southern 61/2 La Tech

Montgomery Bowl

Cramton Bowl-Montgomery, AL.

Memphis 91/2 Fla Atlantic

Thursday

New Mexico Bowl

Toyota Stadium-Frisco, TX.

Houston 11 Hawaii

Friday

Camellia Bowl

Cramton Bowl-Montgomery, AL.

Buffalo 41/2 Marshall

Saturday

Cure Bowl

Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL.

C. Carolina 7 Liberty

First Responder Bowl

Gerald J. Ford Stadium
Dallas, TX.

UL Lafayette 14 T. S. Antnio

LendingTree Bowl

Ladd-Pebbles Stadium
Mobile, AL.

Georgia St 31/2 W. Kntucky

PRO BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Charlotte 2 CLVLND

INDIANA 8 New York

Miami 31/2 ORLANDO

PHILADELPHIA 71/2 Washington

Milwaukee 31/2 BOSTON

TORONTO 41/2 N. Orleans

Atlanta 2 CHICAGO

HOUSTON 7 Ok City

MEMPHIS 2 San Antonio

MINNESOTA 41/2 Detroit

DENVER 81/2 Sacramento

PORTLAND 1 Utah

PHOENIX 1 Dallas

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

CREIGHTON 71/2 Xavier

OREGON 3 Ucla

AIR FORCE 6 Utah Valley

N. COLORADO 71/2 Idaho St

G. MASON 61/2 Towson

OHIO ST 2 Rutgers

SETON HALL 9 Georgetown

BUTLER 1 Providence

PEPPERDINE 8 CS Baker

Illinois 3 PENN ST

BYU 14 Weber St

Villanova 4 MRQUTTE

SAINT LOUIS 221/2 Umkc

Georgia Tech 2 AL-BRMNG

INDIANA 81/2 N’western

UTAH ST 201/2 San Jose St

DEPAUL 151/2 W. Illinois

BOISE ST 12 New Mexico

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Monday

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms on a minor league contract with LHP Fernando Abad, C Nick Ciuffo, RHP Claudio Custodio and RHP Conner Greene.

National League

NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms on minor league contracts with LHPs Jerry Blevins and Tom Windle, RHP Jerad Eickhoff and INF Wilfredo Tovar.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Signed RHP John Brebbia to a one-year contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA — Announced that the Milwaukee Bucks violated league rules governing the timing of this season’s free agency discussions and that the league has rescinded their 2022 second-round draft pick.

ATLANTA HAWKS — Exercised fourth-year contract options on G’s Kevin Huerter and Trae Young, along with the third-year options on Fs De’Andre Hunter and Cam Reddish.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS — Signed G Derrick White to a contract extension.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed S Chris Miller and CB Picasso Nelson to the practice squad. Released DL Daylon Mack.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Activated WR Chris Moore from injured reserve. Activated DB Geno Stone from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed DB Davontae Harris on injured reserve.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Announced the team will not be extending general manager Marty Hurney’s contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Promoted QB Kevin Hogan from the practice squad. Placed CB Brian Allen on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Activated CB Mark Fields II and RB Dontrell Hilliard from the exempt list. Waived Dt Corey Liuget.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Released P Ryan Allen from the practice squad.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Placed P Logan Cooke on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Signed P Cameron Nizialek to the practice squad.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Placed DB Erik Harris on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Activated OT Trey Pipkins from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Waived WR Antonio Callaway.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Activated CB James Bradberry from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Activated G Danny Isidora. Promoted LB Tegray Scales to the active roster. Released TE Kevin Rader.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Waived WR Penny Hart. Activated WR Josh Gordon.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Placed WR Cyril Grayson on injured reserve. Released WR Josh Pearson.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Signed F Drake Caggilua to a one-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Acquired F Michael Carcone from Ottawa in exchange for F Zach Magwood.

COLLEGE

UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS — Agreed to terms with men’s head basketball coach Penny Hardaway on a five-year contract extension.

Tuesday

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Kevin McCarthy to a minor league contract.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Nick Wittgren on a one-year contract.

TEXAS RANGERS — Named Mike Franco as mental skills coach and Al Sandoval as assistant strength and conditioning coach.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Claimed OF Phillip Ervin from Seattle waivers.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Claimed INF/OF Tim Lopes from Seattle waivers.

NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with RHP Noah Syndergaard on a one-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Named Sam Fuld general manager, Jorge Velandia assistant general manager and Terry Ryan special assistant to the general manager.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released DL P.J. Johnson. Placed WR A.J. Richardson on the practice squad/injured reserve.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Waived CB Jordan Miller from injured reserve. Placed DE Austin Edwards on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Signed TE Eric Tomlinson to the active roster.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Activated DT Zach Kerr from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed OL Dennis Daley on injured reserve.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed RB Spencer Ware to the practice squad. Activated WR Thomas Ives to practice squad from the practice squad/COVID-19 list. Activated WR DeAndre Carter to the active roster from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed OL Chris Hubbard on injured reserve. Placed S Elijah Benton on the practice squad/COVID-19 list.

DENVER BRONCOS — Waived LB Mark Barron.

DETROIT LIONS — Activated DE Julian Okwara from injured reserve. Placed LB Anthony Pittman on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Released C Marcus Martin.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed K J.J. Molson to the practice squad. Released C Anthony Fabiano. Designated C Corey Linsley to return from injured reserve.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed CB Brandon Williams and DT Willie Henry to the practice squad.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Placed LB Anthony Hutchins on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Signed WR Tajae Sharpe to the practice squad. Released WR Chad Williams.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Designated DT Maliek Collins to return from injured reserve. Placed DE David Irving on practice squad/COVID-19 list. Activated LB Tanner Muse form the reserve/COVID-19 list.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Activated DB Nick Scott from injured reserve. Placed DB Juju Hughes on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Signed CB Dee Virgin to the practice squad. Placed DT Marquise Copeland and LB Derrick Moncrief on the practice squad/COVID-19 list. Activated OLB Jachai Polite from the practice squad/COVID-19 list to the practice squad.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Promoted WR Isaiah Ford to the active roster.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Re-signed QB Trevor Siemian to the practice squad. Designated WR Marquez Callaway from injured reserve.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed DB Montre Hartage to the practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS — Activated DL Folorunso Fatukasi from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed LB Harvey Langi on injured reserve.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Designated QB Jimmy Garoppolo to return from injured reserve. Placed QB Josh Johnson and WR Kevin White on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released G Andrew Jones.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Activated LT Donovan from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Waived DB Justin Evans from the reserve/PUP list.

TENNESSEE TEXANS — Signed CB Brandon Williams and DL Willie Henry to the practice squad.

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Signed WR Jeff Badet to the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Re-signed G Sam Montembeault to a one-year, two-way contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Re-signed D Erik Cernak to a three-year contract and F Jan Rutta to a two-year contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Signed F Conor Sheary to a one-year contract.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Announced D Deryk Engelland will retire from the NHL and transition to special assistant to the owner on the VGK Foundation.

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