Sports agate — Jan. 6, 2020

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National Football League

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday

Indianapolis at Buffalo, 1:05 p.m.

Los Angeles Rams at Seattle, 4:40 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Washington, 8:15 p.m.

Sunday

Baltimore at Tennessee, 1:05 p.m.

Chicago at New Orleans, 4:40 p.m.

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 8:15 p.m.

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 16 and Sunday, Jan. 17

lowest seed remaining at Green Bay

lowest seed remaining at Kansas City

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Heisman Voting

Voting for the 2020 Heisman Trophy, with first-, second- and third-place votes and total points (voting on 3-2-1 basis):

Player 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Smith, Ala 447 221 73 1,856

Lawrence, C 222 176 169 1,187

Jones, Ala 138 248 220 1,130

Trask, Fla 61 164 226 737

Harris, Ala 16 47 74 216

Hall, Iowa St. 6 10 26 64

Fields, Ohio St. 5 6 21 48

Wilson, BYU 3 6 21 42

Book, ND 5 5 13 38

Pitts, Florida 0 7 10 24

National Basketball Association

Monday’s Games

Orlando 103, Cleveland 83

Philadelphia 118, Charlotte 101

Miami 118, Oklahoma City 90

New York 113, Atlanta 108

Boston 126, Toronto 114

Milwaukee 125, Detroit 115

Dallas 113, Houston 100

Indiana 118, New Orleans 116, OT

Golden State 137, Sacramento 106

Tuesday’s Games

Brooklyn 130, Utah 96

L.A. Lakers 94, Memphis 92

Minnesota at Denver, late

San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, late

Chicago at Portland, late

Wednesday’s Games

Cleveland at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Houston at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Boston at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Charlotte at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

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

Detroit at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Toronto at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Chicago at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Philadelphia at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Cleveland at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Denver, 10 p.m.

Minnesota at Portland, 10 p.m.

San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 10 p.m.

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Monday’s Scores

East

Boston U. 83, Holy Cross 76

Siena 76, Monmouth (NJ) 62

South

Campbell 70, Gardner-Webb 61

Coppin St. 86, Delaware St. 78

Jackson St. 60, Alabama St. 44

Radford 79, Hampton 66

SC-Upstate 71, Longwood 69

Winthrop 85, Charleston Southern 69

Midwest

Drake 86, S. Illinois 55

Indiana 63, Maryland 55

S. Dakota St. 93, Mount Marty 50

Southwest

Texas 78, Iowa St. 72

West Virginia 87, Oklahoma St. 84

Far West

Fresno St. 81, Wyoming 61

Montana 56, N. Colorado 54

San Diego St. 78, Colorado St. 65

San Jose St. 80, Benedictine at Mesa 64

Stanford 81, Oregon St. 71

Tuesday’s Scores

East

Davidson 61, Duquesne 48

Fordham 55, Dayton 54

Holy Cross 68, Boston U. 66

South

Alabama 86, Florida 71

Clemson 74, NC State 70, OT

Gardner-Webb 85, Campbell 70

James Madison 79, FAU 70

Kentucky 77, Vanderbilt 74

North Carolina 67, Miami 65

Radford 76, Hampton 65

SC-Upstate 65, Longwood 59

Winthrop 78, Charleston Southern 76

Midwest

Bowling Green 90, Cent. Michigan 69

Ohio 76, N. Illinois 73

Toledo 84, Kent St. 82

Southwest

Texas Tech 82, Kansas St. 71

The AP Top 25 Men’s Basketball Poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 3, 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. Gonzaga (63) 10-0 1599 1

2. Baylor (1) 9-0 1537 2

3. Villanova 8-1 1453 4

4. Texas 8-1 1415 8

5. Iowa 9-2 1298 10

6. Kansas 8-2 1224 3

7. Creighton 8-2 1140 11

8. Wisconsin 9-2 1085 6

9. Tennessee 7-1 1076 7

10. Michigan 9-0 1039 16

11. Houston 8-1 977 5

12. Illinois 8-3 878 15

13. Missouri 7-1 747 12

14. West Virginia 8-3 706 9

15. Rutgers 7-2 703 14

16. Minnesota 10-2 559 21

17. Oregon 8-1 545 21

18. Texas Tech 8-3 445 13

19. Clemson 8-1 411 -

19. Virginia Tech 8-1 411 24

21. Duke 3-2 280 20

22. Virginia 5-2 258 23

23. Saint Louis 7-1 133 -

23. Michigan St. 7-3 133 17

25. Florida St. 5-2 120 18

Others receiving votes: Florida 110, Louisville 103, Ohio St. 96, Northwestern 86, Oklahoma St. 68, Arizona 25, Colorado 19, BYU 18, Drake 17, NC State 16, Oklahoma 15, Arkansas 14, Seton Hall 11, UCLA 6, Xavier 5, San Diego St. 4, UConn 4, LSU 3, Boise St. 3, Indiana 2, Alabama 2, Syracuse 1.

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. 3, 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 (27) 9-0 745 1

2. Louisville 7-0 695 2

3. NC State (2) 10-0 680 3

3. UConn (1) 6-0 680 4

5. South Carolina 6-1 647 5

6. Baylor 8-1 590 7

7. Arizona 8-1 535 6

8. Texas A&M 10-0 534 9

9. UCLA 6-2 505 11

10. Kentucky 9-1 497 13

11. Oregon 8-1 453 8

12. Maryland 6-1 392 14

13. Arkansas 10-2 372 10

14. Mississippi St. 6-2 365 12

15. Michigan 7-0 349 16

16. Ohio St. 4-0 256 17

17. Texas 8-1 251 19

18. South Florida 7-1 204 21

19. Indiana 5-2 193 20

20. DePaul 5-3 173 18

21. Gonzaga 8-2 113 23

22. Northwestern 4-2 108 15

23. Michigan St. 8-0 106 25

24. Syracuse 5-1 98 22

25. Missouri St. 4-2 66 24

Others receiving votes: North Carolina 32, South Dakota St. 27, Georgia 25, Iowa 18, Tennessee 10, Rice 9, Alabama 8, Arizona St. 7, Washington St 3, Oregon St. 2, Iowa St. 2.

COLLEGE HOCKEY

Monday’s Scores

East

Air Force 1, Niagara 1, OT (Niagara wins shootout 2-1)

UMass Lowell 9, Maine 5

Midwest

Michigan St. 5, Penn St. 1

Minnesota 6, Arizona St. 4

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Wild Card Playoffs

Saturday

BUFFALO 61/2 Indianapolis

SEATTLE 4 LA Rams

Tampa Bay 81/2 WASH

Sunday

Baltimore 3 TENN

NEW ORLEANS 91/2 Chicago

PITTSBURGH 6 Cleveland

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Monday, Jan. 11

National Championship

Hard Rock Stadium- Miami Gardens, FL.

ALABAMA 8 Ohio St

PRO BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

INDIANA 21/2 Houston

PHILADELPHIA 61/2 Washington

ORLANDO 51/2 Cleveland

MIAMI 21/2 Boston

ATLANTA 6 Charlotte

Utah 6 NEW YORK

N. ORLEANS 71/2 Ok City

MILWAUKEE 131/2 Detroit

PHOENIX 31/2 Toronto

SACRAMENTO 7 Chicago

LA Clippers 51/2 GOLDEN ST

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

ST. BONNIES 12 St. Joseph’s

SOUTH FLA 1 Tulsa

SYRACUSE 101/2 Pittsburgh

Massachusetts 41/2 GEO WASH

RICHMOND 51/2 Rhode Island

LOUISVILLE 31/2 Va Tech

CHATTANOOGA 7 Samford

Vcu 61/2 G MASON

BUTLER 5 Georgetown

TENNESSEE 7 Arkansas

LSU 10 Georgia

WOFFORD 2 NC Gr’boro

HOUSTON 12 Wichita St

XAVIER 7 St. John’s

DUKE 121/2 Boston Co

MICHIGAN 6 Minnesota

CREIGHTON 5 Seton Hall

BAYLOR 111/2 Oklahoma

S. CAROLINA 4 Texas A&M

MISSISSIPPI 6 Auburn

VIRGINIA 14 Wake Forest

Utah St 131/2 N. MEXICO

BOISE ST 19 Air Force

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Monday

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

National League

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms on minor league contracts with C Christian Bethancourt, INF Ronald Torreyes and RHPs Neftali Feliz and Michael Ynoa.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Sign C Curt Casali to a one-year contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS — Named Josh Proctor Chief Financial Officer. Promoted Liz Cardenas to Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed G Tim Frazier.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed CB Delrick Abrams Jr., OLs Willie Wright and Willier Beavers, QB Kurt Benkert, RB Tony Brooks-James, WRs Greg Dortch and Chris Rowland, K Elliott Fry, DBs T.J. Green and Chris Williamson and DT Chris Slayton to reserve/future contracts.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed WRs Tanner Gentry and Kenny Still to the practice squad. Activated WR Tyler Kroft from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Released WRs Gary Jennings and J.J. Nelson from the practice squad.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed DT Freedom Akinmoladun, LS Dan Godsil, S Trayvon Henderson, WRs Trenton Irwin and Scotty Washington, LB Keandre Jones, CBs Donnies Lewis and Winston Rose, HB Jacques Patrick and QB Kyle Shurmur to reserve/future contracts.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed CB Brian Allen off Cincinnati’s practice squad.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed OTs Isaac Alarcon, Eric Smith and Wiliam Sweet, DB Kemon Hall, LB Ladarius Hamilton, Cs Marcus Henry and Adam Redmond, TE Cole Hikutini, WRs Jon’Vea Johnson, Chris Lacy and Aaron Parker, DT Walter Palmore, WB Cooper Rush and CB Saivion Smith to reserve/future contracts.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed C/G Beau Benzschawel, ILB Curtis Bolton, C Cohl Cabral, LS Anthony Kukwa, WR J’Mon Moore and CB Brandon Williams to reserve/future contracts.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed OL Zack Bailey, FB Jake Bargas, T Blake Brandel, QBs Jake Browning and Nate Stanley, S Luther Kirk and CBs Tae Hayes and Cordrea Tankersley to reserve/future contracts.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed Ks Roberto Aguayo and Justin Rohrwasser, QB Jake Dolegala, DLs Bill Murray and Nick Thurman, OL Ross Reynolds, DB D’Angelo Foss and WRs Devin Smith, Kristian Wilkerson and Isaiah Zuber to reserve/future contracts.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Re-signed DB Madre Harper and T Jackson Barton. Signed WR Alex Bachman, LB Trent Harris, DBs Montre Hartage, Jarren Williams and Quincy Wilson, QBs Alex Tanney and Clayton Thorson, LS Carson Tinker, Gs Kenny Wiggins and Chad Slade, TE Rysen John and RB Taquan Mizzell to reserve/future contracts.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed CBs Adonis Alexander and Tim Harris Jr., DLs Josiah Coatney and Daeshon Hall, S Chris Edwards, LB Jonas Griffith, FB Josh Hokit, WRs Jauan Jennings, Austin Proehl and Kevin White, DB Obi Melifonwu and OLs Dakoda Shepley and Isaiah Williams to reserve/future contracts.

HOCKEY

American Hockey League

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Announced the team has opted out of the 2020-2021 season due to the financial and related implications caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic.

ECHL

GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS — Loaned D Jack Sadek to Ontario Reign (AHL).

COLLEGE

PENN STATE — Named Nick Ziccardi men’s assistant golf coach.

SYRACUSE — Named Maddie Kobelt assistant tennis coach.

Tuesday

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Named Tony Mansolino third base coach, Darren Holmes assistant pitching coach and Chris Holt pitching coach/director of pitching.

TEXAS RANGERS — Named chief operating officer Neil Leibman to also assume the role of president of business operations. Acquired OF Carl Chester from Tampa Bay to complete a Dec. 8 trade. Signed RHP Drew Anderson to a minor league contract.

National League

NEW YORK METS — Named Luis Rojas manager, Dave Jauss bench coach, Tony Tarasco first base/outfield and baserunning coach and Brian Schneider moves from quality control to major league field coordinating/catching coach.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Named vice president of public relations Amy Phuong chief operating officer for Saving Our Atlanta Region’s Residents.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed TE Ian Bunting, DL Michael Dogbe, WRs Krishawn Hogan, A.J. Richardson, JoJo Ward and Isaac Whitney, K Brett Maher, OL Koda Martin, S Chris Miller, RB Khalfani Muhammad, LBs Terrance Smith, Reggie Walker and Evan Weaver and CBs Jace Whittaker and Picasso Nelson to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season. Activated DB Chris Banjo from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Activated TE Sean Culkin from the practice squad injured reserve. Released LB James Crawford.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed K Joey Slye to a one-year extension.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed G Joel Bitonio and WR KhaDarel Hodge on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed C Nick Harris and DE Olivier Vernon on injured reserve.

DENVER BRONCOS — Signed C Patrick Morris to a reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed WRs Tom Kennedy, Victor Bolden, G Evan Brown, S Jalen Elliott and LB Anthony Pittman to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed S Nick Nelson and TE Jordan Thomas to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Waived P Dustin Colquitt. Activated OL Ben Bartch from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Signed TE Nick Bowers, K Dominik Eberle, DB Rashaan Gaulden, DE Gerri Green, OLs Jaryd Jones-Smith and Erik Magnuson, LBs James Onwaualu and Javin White, DT Niles Scott, OT Kamaal Seymour and CB Kemah Siverand to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Waived K Kai Forbath from injured reserve.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed DEs Nick Coe and Tyshun Render, S Brian Cole, CBs Javaris Davis and Tino Ellis, C Tyler Gauthier, T Jonathan Hubbard, LB Kylan Johnson, TE Chris Myarick, G Durval Queiroz Neto, QB Reid Sinnett and LS Rex Sunahara to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed TE Brandon Dillon to a reserve/future contract for the 2021 season.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed WR Derrick Dillon to a reserve/future contract for the 2021 season.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Activated OT Brandon Shell from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Released G Wyatt Miller from the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed RB C.J. Prosise to the practice squad. Released CB Mazzi Wilkins from practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Waived C Zack Smith.

COLORADO AVALANCHE — Announced LW Colin Wilson retired.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Waived RW Denis Malgin.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Announced D Aaron Long has been called to a training camp by U.S. Men’s National Soccer team’s head coach Gregg Berhalter.

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