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Crescent Girls League

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National Basketball Association

Monday’s Games

L.A. Lakers 107, Atlanta 99

Houston 136, Oklahoma City 106

Milwaukee 134, Portland 106

Charlotte 129, Miami 121, OT

Chicago 110, New York 102

Cleveland 100, Minnesota 98

Sacramento 118, New Orleans 109

Memphis 133, San Antonio 102

Phoenix 109, Dallas 108

Detroit at Denver, ppd.

Tuesday’s Games

Toronto 123, Orlando 108

Brooklyn 124, L.A. Clippers 120

Portland 132, Washington 121

Indiana 134, Memphis 116

Boston at Golden State, late

Detroit at Utah, late

Wednesday’s Games

Indiana at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Houston at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

New York at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Washington at Miami, 8 p.m.

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

Phoenix at New Orleans, 9:30 p.m.

Boston at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Golden State at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

Utah at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Portland at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.

Houston at Memphis, 9 p.m.

Denver at L.A. Lakers, 10 p.m.

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Monday’s Scores

South

FIU 90, Florida Memorial 74

Grambling St. 85, MVSU 72

Jackson St. 63, Ark.-Pine Bluff 55

Louisville 74, Georgia Tech 58

Memphis 96, UCF 69

Miami 77, Duke 75

NC Central 91, SC State 77

Stetson 110, Carver 56

W. Carolina 76, The Citadel 75

Wofford 67, ETSU 62

Midwest

Austin Peay 74, SIU-Edwardsville 59

Drake 95, Illinois St. 60

Evansville 58, Valparaiso 51

Indiana St. 67, Bradley 55

Loyola of Chicago 70, Missouri St. 50

Murray St. 77, SE Missouri 60

Southwest

Prairie View 87, Alabama St. 63

Texas Southern 66, Alabama A&M 49

Texas Tech 57, Oklahoma 52

Far West

E. Washington 94, Sacramento St. 79

Tuesday’s Scores

East

UMBC 75, NJIT 71

Maryland 61, Purdue 60

Midwest

Buffalo 78, Ball St. 58

E. Illinois 70, SIU-Edwardsville 61

Iowa 84, Michigan St. 78

Kansas 74, Kansas St. 51

Kent St. 77, Miami (Ohio) 68

Marquette 70, Butler 67

Notre Dame 79, Wake Forest 58

Ohio 83, Cent. Michigan 69

Toledo 91, Akron 76

West Virginia 76, Iowa St. 72

South

Clemson 63, North Carolina 50

Georgia 91, Auburn 86

Mississippi 52, Tennessee 50

Troy 90, Spring Hill 73

Southwest

Baylor 83, Texas 69

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 Jan. 31, 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. Louisville (26) 16-1 746 1

2. South Carolina (4) 14-1 721 4

3. UConn 11-1 648 3

4. NC State 12-1 646 2

5. UCLA 10-2 642 5

6. Stanford 15-2 597 6

7. Texas A&M 16-1 593 8

8. Baylor 12-2 535 9

9. Arizona 11-2 488 10

10. Maryland 12-2 478 7

11. Ohio St. 10-1 462 14

12. Oregon 11-3 412 11

13. Michigan 10-1 388 12

14. South Florida 10-1 340 13

15. Kentucky 13-4 312 15

16. Arkansas 13-6 258 19

17. Indiana 10-4 257 16

18. Tennessee 12-3 221 20

19. Gonzaga 15-2 218 18

20. DePaul 9-4 160 17

21. West Virginia 13-2 144 24

22. Northwestern 9-3 106 23

23. South Dakota St. 13-2 86 25

24. Mississippi St. 8-5 85 21

25. Georgia 13-4 73 22

Others receiving votes: Missouri St. 64, Georgia Tech 25, Syracuse 20, Iowa St. 9, Rice 5, South Dakota 3, Stephen F Austin 3, Texas 2, LSU 2, Virginia Tech 1.

National Hockey League

Monday’s Games

Montreal 6, Vancouver 2

N.Y. Rangers 3, Pittsburgh 1

Tampa Bay 5, Nashville 2

Boston 5, Washington 3

Calgary 4, Winnipeg 3, SO

Vegas at San Jose, ppd.

Tuesday’s Games

Dallas 6, Columbus 3

Montreal 5, Vancouver 3

Winnipeg 3, Calgary 2

St. Louis 4, Arizona 3

Carolina at Chicago, late

Minnesota at Colorado, late

Anaheim at Los Angeles, late

Ottawa at Edmonton, late

New Jersey at Pittsburgh, ppd.

Buffalo at N.Y. Islanders, ppd.

Wednesday’s Games

Detroit at Tampa Bay, 5:30 p.m.

Boston at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.

Vegas at San Jose, ppd.

Thursday’s Games

Buffalo at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Nashville at Florida, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Vancouver at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Washington at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Arizona at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Calgary at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Carolina at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Colorado, 9 p.m.

New Jersey at Pittsburgh, ppd.

PGA Tour Statistics

Through Jan. 31

FedExCup Season Points

1, Dustin Johnson, 1,018. 2, Patrick Cantlay, 1,017. 3, Harris English, 960. 4, Viktor Hovland, 873. 5, Joaquin Niemann, 826. 6, Xander Schauffele, 791. 7, Justin Thomas, 784. 8, Bryson DeChambeau, 783. 9, Stewart Cink, 737. 10, Patrick Reed, 736.

Scoring Average

1, Dustin Johnson, 68.288. 2, Bryson DeChambeau, 69.204. 3, Justin Thomas, 69.326. 4, Padraig Harrington, 69.365. 5, Joaquin Niemann, 69.368. 6, Xander Schauffele, 69.550. 7, Will Zalatoris, 69.559. 8, Russell Henley, 69.596. 9, Webb Simpson, 69.654. 10, Harris English, 69.683.

Driving Distance

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 329.2. 2, Rory McIlroy, 321.7. 3, Cameron Champ, 318.0. 4, Wyndham Clark, 314.7. 5, Dustin Johnson, 314.4. 6 (tie), Will Gordon and Luke List, 313.8. 8, Matthew Wolff, 312.9. 9, Will Zalatoris, 312.6. 10, MJ Daffue, 312.5.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1, Matt Kuchar, 74.34%. 2, Webb Simpson, 73.21%. 3, Brendon Todd, 72.77%. 4, Mike Weir, 72.32%. 5 (tie), Abraham Ancer and Jazz Janewattananond, 72.06%. 7, James Hahn, 71.91%. 8, Jim Furyk, 71.43%. 9, Martin Laird, 71.32%. 10, Ryan Armour, 71.28%.

Greens in Regulation Percentage

1, Jim Furyk, 77.78%. 2, Matthew NeSmith, 76.98%. 3, Dustin Johnson, 76.04%. 4, Stewart Cink, 75.60%. 5, Russell Knox, 75.56%. 6, Sam Burns, 75.23%. 7, Emiliano Grillo, 74.86%. 8, Martin Laird, 74.80%. 9, Viktor Hovland, 74.60%. 10, 2 tied with 74.31%.

Total Driving

1, Dustin Johnson, 61. 2, Scottie Scheffler, 78. 3, Joaquin Niemann, 85. 4, James Hahn, 87. 5, Jon Rahm, 90. 6, Jason Kokrak, 96. 7, Sam Burns, 97. 8, Sungjae Im, 106. 9, Paul Casey, 111. 10, Hudson Swafford, 114.

SG-Putting

1, Andy Ogletree, 1.968. 2, Patrick Reed, 1.282. 3, Ollie Schniederjans, 1.261. 4, Peter Malnati, 1.250. 5, Louis Oosthuizen, 1.122. 6, Brendon Todd, 1.061. 7, Johnson Wagner, 1.060. 8, Justin Suh, 1.057. 9, Xander Schauffele, 1.043. 10, Ben Taylor, .964.

Birdie Average

1, Justin Thomas, 5.33. 2, Joaquin Niemann, 5.09. 3, Ryan Palmer, 5.08. 4, Patrick Reed, 5.05. 5, Patrick Cantlay, 4.93. 6, Daniel Berger, 4.88. 7, Rory McIlroy, 4.85. 8, Harris English, 4.84. 9, Xander Schauffele, 4.83. 10, Peter Malnati, 4.82.

Eagles (Holes per)

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 41.1. 2, Kristoffer Ventura, 56.0. 3, Matthew Wolff, 59.1. 4, Cameron Champ, 61.7. 5, Justin Suh, 63.0. 6, Bubba Watson, 64.8. 7, Louis Oosthuizen, 66.0. 8, 6 tied with 72.0.

Sand Save Percentage

1, Brooks Koepka, 76.47%. 2 (tie), Jim Furyk, Scott Piercy and Vaughn Taylor, 75.00%. 5 (tie), Tyrrell Hatton and Ben Taylor, 73.33%. 7, Kevin Chappell, 72.73%. 8, Viktor Hovland, 72.00%. 9, Isaiah Salinda, 70.00%. 10, 2 tied with 66.67%.

All-Around Ranking

1, Dustin Johnson, 215. 2, Joaquin Niemann, 322. 3, Tony Finau, 327. 4, Justin Thomas, 339. 5, Xander Schauffele, 344. 6, Webb Simpson, 360. 7, Collin Morikawa, 385. 8, Viktor Hovland, 399. 9, Tyrrell Hatton, 411. 10, Patton Kizzire, 412.

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Sunday

Super Bowl LV

Kansas City 3 Tampa Bay

PRO BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

MILWAUKEE 81/2 Indiana

Philadelphia 8 CHRLTTE

LA Clippers 9 CLVELND

MIAMI 2 Washington

Dallas 11/2 ATLANTA

Houston 5 OKLA CITY

CHICAGO 31/2 New York

SAN ANTONIO 81/2 Minnesota

Phoenix 2 N. ORLENS

Boston 21/2 SACRA

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

J. MADISON 7 Elon

Houston 17 E. CARLNA

UMASS 131/2 Fordham

St. Bonnnies 14 ST. JOES

FLORIDA 81/2 S. Carolina

NC Greensboro 101/2 CITADEL

MERCER 1 E. Tenn St

W. CAROLINA 1 Chattanooga

PROVIDENCE 1 Seton Hall

SYRACUSE 11/2 Louisville

Virginia Tech 21/2 PITT

R. ISLAND 1 Vcu

ALABAMA 8 Lsu

WOFFORD 71/2 Vmi

Saint Louis 111/2 LA SALLE

BOWL GREEN 12 W. Michigan

MEMPHIS 10 C. Florida

WICHITA ST 111/2 Tulane

TEXAS A&M 3 Vanderbilt

Oklahoma St 5 TCU

Villanova 81/2 ST. JOHN’S

CREIGHTON 131/2 Georgetown

Virginia 7 NC ST

Smu 1 TULSA

San Diego St 191/2 N. MEXICO

MISSOURI 4 Kentucky

HOCKEY

Favorite Goals Underdog

TAMPA BAY 11/2-2 Detroit

Boston Even-1/2 PHILA

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Monday

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Named Michael Hill and Raul Ibanez senior vice presidents of field operations. Named Joe Martinez senior director of on-field strategy. Named Rajai Davis senior director of on-field operations. Named Bo Porter consultant on coaching development.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Announced the retirement of 2B Dustin Pedroia.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with LHP Carlos Rodon on a one-year contract. Designated RHP Emilio Vargas for assignment.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Signed OF Steven Souza to a minor league contract.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Adrian De Horta and Yacksel Rios on minor league contracts.

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with OF Delino DeShields and RHP Sam Gaviglio on minor league contracts.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Added Chipper Jones to major league coaching staff as part-time hitting consultant.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Agreed to terms with SS-2B-OF Chris Owings on a minor league contract. Acquired INFs Mateo Gil and Elehuris Montero, RHPs Tony Locey and Jake Sommers and LHP Austin Gomber from St. Louis in exchange for 3B Nolan Arendado and cash considerations.

BASKETBALL

Women’s National
Basketball Association

WASHINGTON MYSTICS — Signed F Alysha Clark as a free agent.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Named Dwaune Jones assistant director of college scouting and Chandler Henley assistant offensive line coach.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed PL Jordan Devey to a one-year contract.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed WR J.J. Nelson and QB Jalen Morton to reserve/futures contracts.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Placed C Daniel Kilgore and WR Demarcus Robinson on Covid 19 list.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Promoted Ryan Ficken to special teams coordinator. Hired Josh Hingst as head strength and conditioning coach.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed DB Maurice Smith to a futures contract.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES — Reassigned Fs Jean-Sebastien Dea and C.J. Smith from Rochester (AHL) to the taxi squad and F Jack Quinn to Rochester.

CALGARY FLAMES — Activated C Derek Ryan from minors from taxi squad.

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Reassigned RW Sheldon Rempel, D Joey Keane and C Drew Shore to minors Chicago (AHL).

DALLAS STARS — Reassigned F Tanney Kero to the taxi squad.

DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned Cs Chase Pearson and Michael Rasmussen and Ds Dennis Cholowski and Gustav Lindstrom and G Kevin Boyle to Grand Rapids (AHL) from taxi squad. Reassigned D Dylan McIlrath and G Kaden Fulcher to taxi squad from Grand Rapids (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS — Waived RW Alex Chiasson.

NEW YORK RANGERS — Recalled D Anthony Bitetto from taxi squad and F Jonny Brodzinsky from Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Activated RW Corey Perry from minors from taxi squad.

East Coast Hockey League

INDY FUEL — Loaned D Connor McDonald to Cleveland (AHL).

ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS — Signed D Nolan Valleau to active roster. Activated F Ben Thomson from commissioner’s exempt list and loned to Binghamton (AHL). Traded D Patrick McNally to Wheeling.

Tuesday

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Signed IF/OF Kike Hernandez to a two-year contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with RHP Deolis Guerra and C Carlos Perez on minor league contracts.

TEXAS RANGERS — Signed RHP Spencer Patton to a minor league contract.

National League

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with RHPs Bryan Mitchell, David Paulino and Hector Rondon on minor league contracts.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Agreed to terms with RHPs Jandel Gustave and Chase DeJong on minor league contracts.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Named Erik Greupner chief executive officer and A.J. Preller president of baseball operations and general manager.

BASKETBALL

Women’s National
Basketball Association

NEW YORK LIBERTY — Signed G/F Betnijah Laney.

WASHINGTON MYSTICS — Announced F/C La Toya Sanders to return for the 2021 season.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS — Named Mike Adams assistant defensive backs coach.

DENVER BRONCOS — Waived WR Fred Brown, DE Joel Heath, S Alijah Holder, TE Jordan Leggett and T Darrin Paulo.

LOS ANGELES RAMS - Signed LS Steven Wirtel to reserve/futures contract.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Signed OT Aviante Collins to a reserve/futures contract.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Promoted LW Dryden Hunt to the active roster from the taxi squad. Placed RW Christian Fischer on injured reserve.

CALGARY FLAMES — Designated D Derek Ryan and D Connor Mackey for assignment to the taxi squad. Promoted RW Buddy Robinson to the active roster from the taxi squad.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Designated G Matiss Kivlenieks for assignment to the taxi squad. Reassigned G Cam Johnson to Cleveland (AHL).

DALLAS STARS — Promoted Fs Tanner Kero and Joel L’Esperance to the active roster from the taxi squad. Designated RW Ry Dellandrea for assignment to the taxi squad.

EDMONTON OILERS — Designated G Stuart Skinner for assignment to the taxi squad. Promoted D Evan Bouchard to the active roster from the taxi squad.

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Designated D Alexander Romanov for assignment to the taxi squad.

NASVILLE PREDATORS — Designated RW Eeli Tolvanen for assignment to the taxi squad.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Designated D Kevin Czuczuman and LW Drew O’Connor for assignment to the taxi squad. Reassigned D William Reilly to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Designated D Luke Schenn for assignment to the taxi squad.

East Coast Hockey League

INDY FUEL — Returned F Matt Marcinew from loan to Tucson (AHL). Suspended F Derian Plouffe.

KANSAS CITY MAVERICKS — Released G Sean Bonar. Returned D Zach Osburn from loan to Tucson (AHL).

WHEELING NAILERS — Returned F Ryan Scarfo from loan to Tuscon (AHL). Loaned Ds Dominic Cormier and Matt Miller to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

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