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KING PIN LANES

Crescent Girls League

Kendra Eddy, 236 and 695.

National Football League

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 9

Buffalo 27, Indianapolis 24

Los Angeles Rams 30, Seattle 20

Tampa Bay 31, Washington 23

Sunday, Jan. 10

Baltimore 20, Tennessee 13

New Orleans 21, Chicago 9

Cleveland 48, Pittsburgh 37

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 16

Los Angeles Rams at Green Bay, 4:35 p.m.

Baltimore at Buffalo, 8:15 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 17

Cleveland at Kansas City, 3:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 6:40 p.m.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

AP Top 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 11, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Alabama (61) 13-0 1525 1

2. Ohio St. 7-1 1463 3

3. Clemson 10-2 1378 2

4. Texas A&M 9-1 1324 5

5. Notre Dame 10-2 1279 4

6. Oklahoma 9-2 1243 8

7. Georgia 8-2 1144 11

8. Cincinnati 9-1 1074 6

9. Iowa St. 9-3 1035 12

10. Northwestern 7-2 893 15

11. BYU 11-1 862 13

12. Indiana 6-2 773 7

13. Florida 8-4 764 10

14. Coastal Carolina 11-1 725 9

15. La-Lafayette 10-1 664 16

16. Iowa 6-2 581 17

17. Liberty 10-1 576 23

18. North Carolina 8-4 532 14

19. Texas 7-3 485 20

20. Oklahoma St. 8-3 417 26

21. Southern Cal 5-1 306 21

22. Miami 8-3 284 18

23. Ball St. 7-1 183 31

24. San Jose St. 7-1 80 19

25. Buffalo 6-1 51 28

Others receiving votes: Appalachian State 41, Tulsa 35, Army 24, Oregon 21, Texas Tech 21, Memphis 12, TCU 12, UAB 10, Washington 10, North Carolina State 7, Nevada 7, Wisconsin 3, West Virginia 1, Marshall 1.

National Basketball Association

Monday’s Games

Milwaukee 121, Orlando 99

Charlotte 109, New York 88

Washington 128, Phoenix 107

Memphis 101, Cleveland 91

Atlanta 112, Philadelphia 94

Portland 112, Toronto 111

Sacramento 127, Indiana 122

New Orleans at Dallas, ppd

Tuesday’s Games

Utah 117, Cleveland 87

Brooklyn 122, Denver 116

Philadelphia 137, Miami 134, OT

L.A. Lakers 117, Houston 100

San Antonio 112, Oklahoma City 102

Indiana at Golden State, late

Boston at Chicago, ppd.

Wednesday’s Games

Dallas at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Detroit, 7 p.m.

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

L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Memphis at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Atlanta at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 10 p.m.

Portland at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Orlando at Boston, ppd.

Utah at Washington, ppd.

Thursday’s Games

Charlotte at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Miami at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

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

Golden State at Denver, 10 p.m.

Indiana at Portland, 10 p.m.

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Monday’s Scores

Midwest

Bradley 75, N. Iowa 73

Loyola of Chicago 58, Indiana St. 48

UConn 60, DePaul 53

Southwest

Prairie View 73, Texas Southern 67

SMU 79, Temple 68

Far West

Boise St. 83, Wyoming 60

Colorado 65, Utah 58

Tuesday’s Scores

East

Boston College 84, Miami 62

St. John’s 69, Butler 57

South

Alabama 85, Kentucky 65

Alabama St. 64, MVSU 51

Davidson 80, Saint Joseph’s 66

Florida 72, Mississippi 63

North Carolina 81, Syracuse 75

Virginia Tech 74, Duke 67

Midwest

Buffalo 85, W. Michigan 69

Kent St. 94, Cent. Michigan 85

Michigan 77, Wisconsin 54

N. Illinois 67, Akron 65

Ohio 78, Miami (Ohio) 61

Toledo 96, E. Michigan 63

Southwest

Oklahoma 82, TCU 46

Oklahoma State 75, Kansas 70

Far West

UNLV 95, Saint Katherine 34

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. 10, 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 (29) 10-0 747 1

2. Louisville 10-0 696 2

3. NC State (1) 10-0 680 3

4. UConn 7-0 678 3

5. South Carolina 8-1 647 5

6. Baylor 8-1 589 6

7. Texas A&M 12-0 580 8

8. UCLA 7-2 532 9

9. Maryland 9-1 479 12

10. Oregon 9-2 454 11

11. Arizona 8-2 437 7

12. Kentucky 9-3 417 10

13. Michigan 9-0 400 15

14. Mississippi St. 8-2 386 14

15. Ohio St. 6-0 297 16

16. South Florida 9-1 270 18

17. Arkansas 10-4 253 13

18. Indiana 7-3 192 19

19. DePaul 6-3 190 20

20. Gonzaga 10-2 139 21

21. Texas 8-2 125 17

22. Northwestern 6-2 108 22

23. Tennessee 8-1 90 -

24. Syracuse 5-1 77 24

25. Washington St 7-1 73 -

Others receiving votes: Missouri St. 61, Georgia 51, South Dakota St. 39, West Virginia 15, Michigan St. 15, Alabama 14, Arizona St. 7, Rice 5, Iowa 5, North Carolina 1, IUPUI 1.

National Hockey League

Wednesday’s Games

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 5:30 p.m.

Montreal at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Tampa Bay, 8 p.m.

Vancouver at Edmonton, 10 p.m.

St. Louis at Colorado, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Boston at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

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

Washington at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Calgary at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Columbus at Nashville, 8 p.m.

San Jose at Arizona, 9 p.m.

Vancouver at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

Anaheim at Vegas, 10 p.m.

Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

Dallas at Florida, ppd.

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COLLEGE HOCKEY

Monday’s Score

Midwest

North Dakota 2, Colorado College 0

Tuesday’s Score

Midwest

Adrian 3, Concordia 2

PGA Tour Statistics

Through Jan. 10

FedExCup Season Points

1, Dustin Johnson, 1,018. 2, Harris English, 940. 3, Justin Thomas, 784. 4, Bryson DeChambeau, 783. 5, Patrick Cantlay, 717. 6, Viktor Hovland, 706. 7, Stewart Cink, 695. 8, Carlos Ortiz, 633. 9, Xander Schauffele, 624. 10, Jason Kokrak, 617.

Scoring Average

1, Dustin Johnson, 68.288. 2, John Huh, 69.192. 3, Bryson DeChambeau, 69.204. 4, Justin Thomas, 69.326. 5, Harris English, 69.341. 6, Padraig Harrington, 69.365. 7, Will Zalatoris, 69.556. 8, Xander Schauffele, 69.595. 9, Russell Henley, 69.648. 10, Joaquin Niemann, 69.670.

Driving Distance

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 329.2. 2, Rory McIlroy, 322.7. 3 (tie), Cameron Champ and Wyndham Clark, 318.0. 5, Sam Burns, 317.5. 6, William Gordon, 315.8. 7, Dustin Johnson, 314.4. 8, Will Zalatoris, 314.0. 9, Luke List, 313.0. 10, Dylan Frittelli, 312.8.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1, Matt Kuchar, 74.64%. 2, Brendon Todd, 74.23%. 3, Webb Simpson, 74.11%. 4, James Hahn, 73.39%. 5, Andrew Landry, 72.75%. 6, Kevin Kisner, 72.50%. 7, Russell Henley, 72.33%. 8, Abraham Ancer, 72.19%. 9, Jazz Janewattananond, 72.06%. 10, Martin Laird, 71.61%.

Greens in Regulation Percentage

1, Matthew NeSmith, 78.33%. 2, Martin Laird, 77.02%. 3, Dustin Johnson, 76.04%. 4, Sam Burns, 75.93%. 5, Russell Knox, 75.51%. 6 (tie), Stewart Cink, Emiliano Grillo, James Hahn and Ryan Palmer, 75.00%. 10, Justin Suh, 74.44%.

Total Driving

1, Jon Rahm, 58. 2, Sam Burns, 62. 3, Jason Kokrak, 64. 4, Dustin Johnson, 66. 5, Rory McIlroy, 74. 6, Scottie Scheffler, 76. 7, Joaquin Niemann, 77. 8, James Hahn, 100. 9, Corey Conners, 104. 10, Hudson Swafford, 110.

SG-Putting

1, Andy Ogletree, 2.837. 2, Peter Malnati, 1.282. 3, Ollie Schniederjans, 1.261. 4, Brendon Todd, 1.219. 5, Sahith Theegala, 1.212. 6, Ben Taylor, 1.190. 7, Zack Sucher, 1.174. 8, Johnson Wagner, 1.060. 9, Jason Kokrak, 1.043. 10, Zach Johnson, 1.037.

Birdie Average

1, Ryan Palmer, 5.44. 2, Justin Thomas, 5.33. 3, Patrick Reed, 5.19. 4, Joaquin Niemann, 5.14. 5, Rory McIlroy, 5.13. 6, Harris English, 5.08. 7, Xander Schauffele, 5.00. 8, Cameron Tringale, 4.75. 9, Harry Higgs, 4.72. 10, Anirban Lahiri, 4.69.

Eagles (Holes per)

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 41.1. 2, Matthew Wolff, 46.3. 3, Cameron Champ, 51.4. 4, Bubba Watson, 57.6. 5 (tie), Jon Rahm, Xander Schauffele and Justin Suh, 60.0. 8 (tie), Keegan Bradley and Kristoffer Ventura, 61.7. 10, 3 tied with 64.8.

Sand Save Percentage

1, Brooks Koepka, 90.91%. 2, Sahith Theegala, 81.82%. 3, Scott Piercy, 75.86%. 4, Ben Taylor, 75.00%. 5 (tie), Tyrrell Hatton, Sean O’Hair and Vaughn Taylor, 73.33%. 8, Denny McCarthy, 73.08%. 9, 2 tied with 72.73%.

All-Around Ranking

1, Dustin Johnson, 257. 2, James Hahn, 327. 3, Xander Schauffele, 340. 4, Justin Thomas, 366. 5, Sam Burns, 376. 6, Jon Rahm, 402. 7, Cameron Smith, 429. 8, Tony Finau, 430. 9, Tyrrell Hatton, 432. 10, Harris English, 439.

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday

GREEN BAY 61/2 LA Rams

BUFFALO 2 Baltimore

Sunday

KANSAS CITY 10 Cleveland

NEW ORLEANS 3 Tampa Bay

PRO BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Milwaukee 11 DETROIT

Dallas 41/2 CHRLTTE

Utah 71/2 WASH

Brooklyn 41/2 NEW YORK

LA Lakers 8 OK CITY

MINNESOTA 21/2 Memphis

PHOENIX 5 Atlanta

Portland 4 SACRA

LA CLIPPERS 6 N. Orleans

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

St. Bonaventure 11 FORDHAM

VA Commonwealth 9 G. WASH

NC Greensboro 31/2 W. CRLNA

VIRGINIA 10 Notre Dame

FLORIDA ST 31/2 N. Crlina St

Wofford 5 VMI

DAYTON 41/2 Duquesne

CHATTANOOGA 1 Mercer

Furman 15 CITADEL

GEORGE MASON 3 La Salle

WICHITA ST 2 Tulsa

OHIO ST 8 N’western

Rhode Island 2 UMASS

GEORGIA 11/2 Auburn

LSU 2 Arkansas

Louisville 71/2 W. FOREST

GEORGETOWN 2 DePaul

Boise St 9 WYOMING

TEXAS 3 Texas Tech

MISSISSIPPI ST 6 Texas A&M

New Mexico 11/2 DIXIE ST

HOCKEY

Favorite Goals Underdog

PHILA Even-1/2 Pittsburgh

TORONTO Even-1/2 Montreal

TAMPA BAY 1-11/2 Chicago

EDMONTON Even-1/2 Vancouver

COLORADO Even-1/2 St. Louis

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Monday

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

American League

SEATTLE MARINERS — Named Charles Johnson vice president of corporate partnerships.

National League

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Named Dave Lundquist assistant pitching coach and Mike Calitri quality assurance coach.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Philadelphia $25,000 for violating the injury reporting rules.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed T Casey Tucker to a reserve/futures contract.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed TE Nakia Griffin-Stewart and TE Nate Wieting to a reserve/futures contracts.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Activated DT Steve McLendon and LB Devin White from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed LB Kevin Minter on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed Ts Paul Adams and Brandon Kemp, WRs Rashard Davis, Cody Hollister and Chester Rodgers, TEs Parker Hesse and Tommy Hudson, LBs Jan Johnson and Tuzar Skipper, QB DeShone Kizer, K Tucker McCann, C Daniel Munyer, DE Nate Orchard and LS Matt Orzech to reserve/futures contracts.

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Signed DTs David Bada and Devaroe Lawrence, WRs Jeff Badet, Tony Brown and Trevor Davis, DB Jordan Brown, TEs Dylan Cantrell and Dylan Cantrell, DE Jalen Jelks, RBs Javon Leake and Jonathan Williams, T Rick Leonard and K Kaare Vedvik to reserve/futures contracts.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Signed C Frederik Gauthier to a one-year contract.

BUFFALO SABRES — Assigned Fs Brandon Biro, Steven Fogarty, Brett Murray and C.J. Smith to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Placed Fs Brandon Gignac, Nick Merkley and Ben Street and Ds Josh Jacobs and Colton White on waivers. Assigned Fs Nate Schnarr and Brett Seney and Ds Kevin Bahl, Nikita Okhotiuk and Reilly Walsh and G Evan Cormier to Binghamton (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Designated Gs Maxime Lagace and Alex D’Orio, D Pierre-0liver Joseph, LWs Drew O’Connor and Sam Poulin, RW Anthony Angello and C Frederick Gaudreau for assignment/taxi squad.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Sent Ds Teemu Kivihalme, Mac Hollowell and Timothy Liljegren, LW Pierre Engvall and RW Joey Anderson to Toronto (AHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Waived Ds Ashton Sautner and Guillaume Brisebois, C Tyler Graovac, RWs Loui Eriksson and Justin Bailey and LW Sven Baertschi.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Sent Ds Kaedan Korcazak, Connor Corcoran, Brayden Pachal and Jimmy Schuldt, Cs Peryton Krebs, Ben Jones, Lucas Elvenes and Jake Leschyshyn, LW Jack Dugan and Gs Dylan Ferguson and Logan Thompson to Henderson (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITOLS — Sent RWs Kody Clark and Brett Leason, C Garrett Pilon and LW Joe Snivley to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL — Named Hayley Moore as vice president of hockey operations.

ECHL

ALLEN AMERICANS — Signed D Will Lochead and G Frank Marotte to active roster. Placed D Les Lancaster on reserve. Loaned Frank Marotte to Bridgeport (AHL).

Tuesday

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

American League

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP A.J. Cole to a minor league contract.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Claimed OF Troy Stokes Jr. from Detroit waivers. Designated LHP Nik Turley for assignment.

BASKETBALL

NBA — Fined F Markieff Morris from the LA Lakers and C DeMarcus Cousins from Houston for their roles in an altercation on Jan. 10.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Signed C Greg Mancz and OT Jordan Mills to the practice squad. Designate CB Davontae Harris to return from injured reserve.

BUFFALO BILLS — Placed RB Zack Moss on injured reserve. Promoted OL Jordan Devey to the active roster. Signed RB Devonta Freeman to the practice squad.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed G Michael Dunn and CB Robert Jackson on injured reserve. Placed CB A.J. Green on the practice squad/injured reserve list. Signed CB Donovan Olumba.

DETROIT LIONS — Claimed LB Shaun Dion Hamilton from Washington waivers.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed T Jared Veldheer from the Indianapolis practice squad. Placed G Simon Stepaniak on injured reserve.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Announced T Anthony Castonzo retired after ten seasons. Signed OT Jake Benzinger, CB Anthony Chesley and OT Elijah Nkansah to reserve/futures contracts for the 2021 season.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed QB Anthony Gordon to a reserve/futures contract for the 2021 season.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Release LB Jachai Polite from the practice squad.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed RB Jordan Scarlett to a reserve/futures contract for the 2021 season.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed LB Cale Garrett to a reserve/futures contract for the 2021 season.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Waived RB Trey Edmunds from injured reserve.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed GM John Schneider on a contract extension through the 2027 draft.

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Signed DE Daniel Wise, DB DeMarkus Acy and DB Torry McTyer to reserve/futures contracts for the 2021 season.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES — Assigned Fs Andrew Oglevie and Arttu Ruotsalainen, Ds Jacob Bryson and Mattias Samuelson to Rocheseter (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Claimed G Anton Forsberg from waivers. Waived G Alex Nedeljkovic. Traded D Maxime Lajoie to Ottawa for C Clark Bishop.

DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned Fs Riley Barber, Kyle Criscuolo, Turner Taro Hirose, Chase Pearson, Evgeny Svechnikov and Dominic Turgeon, Ds Joe Hicketts, Brian Lashoff and Dylan McIlrath and G Kaden Fulcher to Grand Rapids (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIANS — Assigned RW Jordan Weal, LWs Lukas Vejdemo and Joel Teasdale, Gs Cayden Primeau, Michael McNiven and Vasili Demchenko, Ds Xavier Ouellet, Gustav Olofsson and Otto Leskinen, LWs Jake Lucchini and Brandon Baddock, Cs Laurent Dauphin and Joseph Blandisi and RW Alex Belzile to Laval (AHL). Designated RWs Corey Perry and Michael Frolik, LW Ryan Poehling, D Cale Fleury and G Charlie Lindgren for assignment taxi squad.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Claimed D Luca Sibisa from waivers.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Claimed G Eric Comrie from waivers. Signed C Cam Darcy to minor league contract at Binghamton (AHL)

NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned Gs Tyler Wall and Adam Huska, RW Austin Rueschhoff, Ds Tarmo Reunanen and Darren Raddysh, C Patrick Khodorenko and LW Tim Gettinger to Hartford (AHL). Waived RW Leo Komarov.

OTTAWA SENATORS — Assigned C Clark Bishop to Belleville (AHL)

PHILADELPHIS FLYERS — Assigned Ds Egor Zamula, Wyatte Wylie, Tyler Wotherspoon, Derrick Pouliot, Mason Millman, Chris Bigras, Gs Felix Sandstrom and Roddy Ross, RWs Linus Sandin, Zayde Wisdom and Tyson Foerster, LW Matthew Strome and C Pascal Laberge to Lehigh Valley (AHL). Designated D Nate Prosser, C Connor Bunnaman, LWs Carsen Twarynski, Samuel Morin and Andy Andreoff G Alex Lyon for assignment taxi squad.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Designated RWs Austin Paganski and Jordan Kyrou, D Niko Mikkola, LW MacKenzie MacEachern, G Joel Hofer and C Jacob de la Rose for assignment taxi squad. Assigned RW Mathias Laferriere to Cape Breton-QMJHL. Assigned Ds Jake Walman, Tyler Tucker, Steven Santini, Mitch Reinke, Scott Perunovich, LWs Nathan Walker, Jake Neighbours, Curtis McKenzie, Hugh McGing, Cs Nolan Stevens, Tanner Kaspick, Dakota Joshua and Sam Anas and Gs Jon Gillies and Evan Fitzpatrick to Utica (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Assigned RW Kurtis Gabriel, C Antti Suomela, Ds Fredrik Claesson, Trevor Carrick and Nick DeSimone to San Jose (AHL). Claimed LW Rudolfs Balcers from waivers.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed C Boo Nieves to a one-year, two-way contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Assigned Ds Jett Woo and Josh Teves, RWs Will Lockwood and Kole Lind, LW Jonah Gadjovich and G Jake Kielly to Utica (AHL).

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Assigned C Paul Cotter to Henderson (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Assigned Cs Philippe Maillet and Michael Sgarbossa, Ds Cameron Schilling, Paul LaDue and Lucas Johansen and C Shane Gersich to Hershey (AHL)

East Coast Hockey League

ECHL — Announced board approval of two expansion teams from Coralville, Iowa and Trois-Riveres, Quebec for the 2021-22 season.

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