Sports agate — Dec. 24, 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Wednesday, Dec. 23

New Orleans Bowl

Georgia Southern 38, Louisiana Tech 3

Montgomery (Ala.) Bowl

Memphis 25, FAU 10

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

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)

Cure Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

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

National Basketball Association

Tuesday’s Games

Brooklyn 125, Golden State 99

L.A. Clippers 116, L.A. Lakers 109

Wednesday’s Games

Cleveland 121, Charlotte 114

Indiana 121, New York 107

Orlando 113, Miami 107

Philadelphia 113, Washington 107

New Orleans 113, Toronto 99

Boston 122, Milwaukee 121

San Antonio 131, Memphis 119

Minnesota 111, Detroit 101

Atlanta 124, Chicago 104

Oklahoma City at Houston, postponed

Sacramento at Denver, late

Utah at Portland, late

Dallas at Phoenix, late

Thursday’s Games

No games scheduled

Friday’s Games

New Orleans at Miami, 12 p.m.

Golden State at Milwaukee, 2:30 p.m.

Brooklyn at Boston, 5 p.m.

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

L.A. Clippers at Denver, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Atlanta at Memphis, 5 p.m.

Cleveland at Detroit, 7 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Washington, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at New York, 7:30 p.m.

Indiana at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Toronto at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Utah, 9 p.m.

Houston at Portland, 10 p.m.

Phoenix at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Wednesday’s Scores

East

Illinois 98, Penn St. 81

NJIT 81, Rider 66

Seton Hall 78, Georgetown 67

St. Peter’s 70, St. Francis Brooklyn 64

South

George Mason 70, Towson 65

SE Louisiana 77, Grambling St. 70

Tennessee 80, SC-Upstate 60

UNC-Wilmington 87, Delaware St. 63

Midwest

Butler 70, Providence 64

Creighton 66, Xavier 61

Notre Dame 81, Bellarmine 70

Ohio St. 80, Rutgers 68

Villanova 85, Marquette 68

Far West

BYU 87, Weber St. 79

CS Bakersfield 79, Pepperdine 51

Idaho St. 71, N. Colorado 56

Washington St. 62, Northwestern St. 52

COLLEGE HOCKEY

Wednesday’s Scores

East

UMass 6, UConn 2

Colgate 5, Clarkson 4, OT

Quinnipiac 3, Holy Cross 0

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Friday

N. ORLENS 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 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.

Coastal Carolina 71/2 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

Tuesday

Cheez-It Bowl

Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL.

Oklahoma St 2 Miami-Fla

Alamo Bowl

Alamodome-San Antonio, TX.

Texas 91/2 Colorado

Wednesday, Dec 30th.

Mayo Bowl

Bank of America Stadium
Charlotte, NC.

Wisconsin 7 W. Forest

Music City Bowl

Nissan Stadium-Nashville, TN.

Iowa 141/2 Missouri

Cotton Bowl

AT&T Stadium-Arlington, TX.

Florida 3 Oklahoma

PRO BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Friday

MIAMI 5 N. Orleans

MILWAUKEE 91/2 Golden St

Brooklyn 2 BOSTON

LA LAKERS 6 Dallas

DENVER 1 LA Clippers

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Friday

Wisconsin 11/2 MICH ST

PURDUE 51/2 Maryland

Michigan 8 NEBRASKA

Iowa 5 MINN

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Wednesday

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Andriese on a one-year contract with a club option for the 2022 season.

DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with C Dustin Garneau on a minor league contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with OF Jose Siri on a minor league contract.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Claimed C Deivy Grullon off waivers from Boston.

NEW YORK METS — Named Zack Scott senior vice president/general manager.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA REFEREE AND DEVELOPMENT — Named Simone Jelks, Suyash Mehta and Andy Nagy to full time NBA staff officials.

CHARLOTTE HORNETS — Exercised their option to extend the contracts of Fs P.J. Washington and Miles Bridges.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Exercised their option to extend the contracts of F Dylan Windler, Gs Collin Sexton, Kevin Porter Jr. and Darius Garland.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed WRs Krishawn Hogan and Isaac Whitney to the practice squad.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Signed LB James Crawford to the practice squad.

CHICAGO BEARS — Placed WR Reggie Davis on the practice/squad injured reserve. Signed DB Teez Tabor on the practice squad.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Designated CB Tony Brown to return from injured reserve.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Designated S Ronnie Harrison to return from injured reserve. Signed G Michael Dunn to the active roster.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed CB Kemon Hall to the practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS — Activated DE Everson Griffen from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Designated DT Danny Shelton to return from injured reserve. Signed RB Dalyn Dawkins to the practice squad.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed DT Auzoyah Alufohai to the practice squad. Activated CB Mark Fields II from the exempt/commisoners list. Placed G/T Tytus Howard on injured reserve.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed P Austin Rehkow and TE Andrew Vollert to the practice squad. Placed C Joey Hunt on the practice squad/COVID-19 list. Designated TE Noah Togiai from injured reserve.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Activated WR Josh Hammond and DB Josh Nurse from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Activated DB Isaiah Johnson from reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed LB Nick Kwiatkoski on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Placed LB Kyzir White on injured reserve.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Activated RB Myles Gaskin form the reserve/COVID-19 list.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS - Signed DL Isaiah Mack to the practice squad. Released TE Paul Quessenberry. Placed CB Stephan Gilmore on injured reserve.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Signed WR Jake Lampman to the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Designated OLB Kyler Fackrell to return from injured reserve.

NEW YORK JETS — Placed DT Quinnen Williams on injured reserve. Placed TE Ryan Griffin on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Signed TE Kevin Rader to the practice squad. Release LS Christian Kuntz. Activated LB Vince Williams from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed QB Josh Rosen to a one-year contract from the Tampa Bay practice squad. Placed WR Trent Taylor on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed TE Chase Harrell and FB Josh Hokit on the practice squad/COVID-19 list. Signed WR Jordan Matthews to the practice squad.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Designated CB Tre Flowers and DT Bryan Moore to return from injured reserve. Signed WR Penny Hart and G Alex Boone to the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Waived S Justin Evans. Signed WR Josh Pearson to the practice squad.

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Signed TEs Tyrone Swoopes and Dylan Cantrell to the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

MONTREAL CANADIANS — Signed RW Michael Frolik to a one-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Signed RW Mikael Granlund and C Erik Haula to one-year contracts.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Re-signed G MacKenzie Blackwood to a three-year contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Re-signed Fs Mathieu Joseph to a two-year, one-way contract and Alex Volkov to a one-year, one-way contract.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Traded D Patrick Seagrist to Miami CF for a third-round pick in the 2021 MLS Superdraft and additional GAM money if certain performance metrics are reached in the 2021 season.

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