Sports agate — Dec. 31, 2020

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National Football League

American Conference

East

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yx-Buffalo 12 3 0 .800 445 349

Miami 10 5 0 .667 378 282

New England 6 9 0 .400 298 339

N.Y. Jets 2 13 0 .133 229 429

South

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Indianapolis 10 5 0 .667 423 348

Tennessee 10 5 0 .667 450 401

Houston 4 11 0 .267 346 423

Jacksonville 1 14 0 .067 292 464

North

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yx-Pittsburgh 12 3 0 .800 394 288

Baltimore 10 5 0 .667 430 300

Cleveland 10 5 0 .667 384 397

Cincinnati 4 10 1 .300 308 386

West

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*zyx-Kan. City 14 1 0 .933 452 324

Las Vegas 7 8 0 .467 402 447

L.A. Chargers 6 9 0 .400 346 405

Denver 5 10 0 .333 292 414

National Conference

East

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Dallas 6 9 0 .400 376 450

Washington 6 9 0 .400 315 315

N.Y. Giants 5 10 0 .333 257 338

Philadelphia 4 10 1 .300 320 398

South

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yx-N. Orleans 11 4 0 .733 449 330

x-Tampa Bay 10 5 0 .667 448 328

Carolina 5 10 0 .333 343 369

Atlanta 4 11 0 .267 369 370

North

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yx-Green Bay 12 3 0 .800 474 353

Chicago 8 7 0 .533 356 335

Minnesota 6 9 0 .400 393 440

Detroit 5 10 0 .333 342 482

West

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yx-Seattle 11 4 0 .733 433 348

L.A. Rams 9 6 0 .600 354 289

Arizona 8 7 0 .533 403 349

San Francisco 6 9 0 .400 353 364

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

z-clinched first round bye

*-clinched home-field advantage

Sunday’s Games

Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

Baltimore at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.

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

Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at New England, 1 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

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

Green Bay at Chicago, 4:25 p.m.

Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 4:25 p.m.

L.A. Chargers at Kansas City, 4:25 p.m.

Las Vegas at Denver, 4:25 p.m.

New Orleans at Carolina, 4:25 p.m.

Seattle at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.

Tennessee at Houston, 4:25 p.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Tuesday, Dec. 29

Cheez-It Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

Oklahoma St. 37, No. 18 Miami 34

Alamo Bowl

San Antonio

No. 20 Texas 55, Colorado 23

Wednesday, Dec. 30

Duke’s Mayo Bowl

Charlotte, N.C.

Wisconsin 42, Wake Forest 28

Cotton Bowl Classic

Arlington, Texas

No. 8 Oklahoma vs. No. 10 Florida, late

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)

AP Coach of the Year Voting

Jamey Chadwell, Coastal Carolina - 88 points (16 first-place votes).

Tom Allen, Indiana - 66 (14).

Luke Fickell, Cincinnati - 44 (5).

Nick Saban, Alabama - 42 (8).

Brent Brennan, San Jose State - 25 (3).

Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M - 7 (2).

Brian Kelly, Notre Dame - 7 (1).

Matt Campbell, Iowa State - 7.

Billy Napier, Louisiana-Lafayette - 2

Kalani Sitake, BYU - 2.

Ryan Day, Ohio State - 1.

Dave Doeren, North Carolina State - 1.

Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern - 1.

Dabo Swinney, Clemson - 1.

National Basketball Association

Tuesday’s Games

New York 95, Cleveland 86

Boston 116, Indiana 111

Chicago 115, Washington 107

Philadelphia 100, Toronto 93

Golden State 116, Detroit 106

Milwaukee 144, Miami 97

Orlando 118, Oklahoma City 107

L.A. Clippers 124, Minnesota 101

Phoenix 111, New Orleans 86

Sacramento 125, Denver 115

Wednesday’s Games

Boston 126, Memphis 107

Brooklyn 145, Atlanta 141

Miami 119, Milwaukee 108

Charlotte at Dallas, late

L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, late

Portland at L.A. Clippers, late

Thursday’s Games

Cleveland at Indiana, 3 p.m.

Chicago at Washington, 5 p.m.

Philadelphia at Orlando, 6:30 p.m.

Sacramento at Houston, 7 p.m.

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

New Orleans at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Utah, 9 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Boston at Detroit, 7 p.m.

Memphis at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Miami at Dallas, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

Washington at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

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

Phoenix at Denver, 9 p.m.

Portland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Sacramento at Houston, 5 p.m.

Charlotte at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

New York at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

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

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Wednesday’s Scores

East

George Washington 71, Fordham 47

Manhattan 65, Delaware St. 59

Providence 71, Butler 55

Rhode Island 63, St. Bonaventure 57

SMU 79, Temple 71

George Mason 93, UMass 92, 2OT

VCU 80, Saint Joseph’s 64

South

Arkansas 97, Auburn 85

Furman 77, Chattanooga 73

Hampton 80, Gardner-Webb 69

High Point 63, SC-Upstate 52

Georgia Tech 72, North Carolina 67

Radford 71, Presbyterian 65

UNC-Asheville 80, Longwood 73

Winthrop 84, Campbell 83

Midwest

Bowling Green 83, Ohio 75

Ohio State 90, Nebraska 54

Seton Hall 85, Xavier 68

Virginia 66, Notre Dame 57

Southwest

Baylor 105, Alcorn St. 76

Far West

Colorado St. 81, Fresno St. 59

COLLEGE HOCKEY

Wednesday’s Scores

East

UMass 4, New Hampshire 0

Midwest

N. Michigan 6, Ferris St. 5

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Sunday

Washington 21/2 PHILA

INDIANAPOLIS 14 Jacksonville

Green Bay 51/2 CHICAGO

Dallas 11/2 NY GIANTS

CLEVELAND 91/2 Pittsburgh

Tennessee 71/2 HOUSTON

New Orleans 61/2 CAROLINA

NEW ENGLAND 3 NY Jets

Minnesota 61/2 DETROIT

TAMPA BAY 61/2 Atlanta

Baltimore 121/2 CINCY

BUFFALO 2 Miami

LA Chargers 31/2 K.C.

Seattle 6 SAN FRAN

Las Vegas 21/2 DENVER

Arizona 21/2 LA RAMS

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Armed Forces Bowl

Amon G. Carter Stadium-Fort Worth, TX.

Tulsa 11/2 Miss St

Liberty Bowl

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium-Memphis, TN.

West Virginia 7 Army

Arizona Bowl

Arizona Stadium-Tucson, AZ.

San Jose St 91/2 Ball St

Friday

Peach Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium-Atlanta, GA.

Georgia 7 Cincinnati

Citrus Bowl

Camping World Stadium-Orlando, FL.

Northwestern 31/2 Auburn

Rose Bowl

AT&T Stadium-Arlington, TX.

Alabama 191/2 Notre Dame

Sugar Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome-New Orleans, LA.

Clemson 71/2 Ohio St

Saturday

Gator Bowl

TIAA Bank Field-Jacksonville, FL.

Kentucky 21/2 NC State

Outback Bowl

Raymond James Stadium-Tampa, FL.

Indiana 8 Mississippi

Fiesta Bowl

State Farm Stadium-Glendale, AZ.

Iowa St 4 Oregon

Orange Bowl

Hard Rock Stadium-Miami Garden, FL.

Texas A&M 71/2 N Carolina

PRO BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

INDIANA 8 Cleveland

WASHINGTON 51/2 Chicago

Philadelphia 21/2 ORLANDO

HOUSTON 4 Sacramento

TORONTO 9 New York

New Orleans 5 OKLA CITY

UTAH 31/2 Phoenix

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Utah St 101/2 AIR FORCE

WISCONSIN 71/2 Minnesota

SAN FRANCISCO 131/2 San Diego

Byu 7 PEPPER

Stanford 7 OREGON ST

UCLA 7 Utah

Michigan 1 MARYLAND

Arizona 7 WASH

Nevada 41/2 NEW MEX

SOUTHERN CAL 11/2 Colorado

Northern Arizona 11/2 IDAHO

E WASHINGTON 14 Portland St

Boise St 20 S JOSE ST

OREGON 141/2 California

(c) Tribune Content Agency

Wednesday

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with OF Adam Engel on a one-year contract.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Acquired RHP Zach Davies, minor league INFs Reginald Preciado and Yeison Santana and minor league OFs Owen Caissie and Ismael Mena from San Diego in exchange for RHP Yu Darvish, catcher Victor Caratini and a cash consideration.

NEW YORK METS — Named Tony Tarasco first base coach.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Placed P Sam Koch on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed WR Gary Jennings to the practice squad.

CHICAGO BEARS — Designated OT Bobby Massie to return from injured reserve. Signed DB Sojourn Shelton to the practice squad. Placed OL Badara Traore on injured reserve.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed DT Sheldon Day to the practice squad. Activated S Ronnie Harrison from injured reserve. Activated WR Ryan Switzer from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed C Javon Patterson on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Designated G Zack Martin and DB Steven Parker to return from injured reserve.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed G Sam Jones to the practice squad. Activated OT Braden Smith from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Designated LB Dorian O’Daniel to return from injured reserve. Signed DL Tyler Clark to the practice squad.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Activated DB Daryl Worley from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed DE Clelin Ferrell on injured reserve.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Designated LT Andrew Whitworth to return from injured reserve. Activated LB Micah Kiser from injured reserve.

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

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Placed T Riley Reiff on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Waived TE Jordan Thomas.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Designated CB Patrick Robinson to return from injured reserve. Placed S C.J. Gardner-Johnson on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Placed WR David Sills on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Designated DB Madre Harper to return from injured reserve.

NEW YORK JETS — Placed RB La’Mical Perine on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Designated Gs Alex Lewis and Greg Van Roten to return from injured reserve. Placed RB Frank Gore and OL Josh Andrews on injured reserve.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Designated G Brandon Brooks and LB Davion Taylor to return from injured reserve.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Placed K Robbie Gould on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Designated G Tom Compton to return from injured reserve.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed TE Luke Wilson and LB Ray-Ray Armstrong to the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed WR Jaydon Mickens to the active roster. Placed RB Kenjon Barner on injured reserve.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Activated WR Cody Hollister from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Signed WR Dontrelle Inman to the practice squad. Released WR Michael Warren.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Agreed to terms with OL Jermarcus Hardrick on a one-year contract extension.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Agreed to terms with D Zdeno Chara on a one-year contract.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

FC Cincinnati — Signed M/F Ben Mines.

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