Sports agate — Nov. 25, 2020

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National Football League

American Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Buffalo 7 3 0 .700 272 265

Miami 6 4 0 .600 264 202

New England 4 6 0 .400 209 238

N.Y. Jets 0 10 0 .000 149 302

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Indianapolis 7 3 0 .700 276 208

Tennessee 7 3 0 .700 279 259

Houston 3 7 0 .300 227 272

Jacksonville 1 9 0 .100 202 298

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Pittsburgh 10 0 0 1.000 298 174

Cleveland 7 3 0 .700 238 261

Baltimore 6 4 0 .600 268 195

Cincinnati 2 7 1 .250 213 270

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Kansas City 9 1 0 .900 321 214

Las Vegas 6 4 0 .600 286 276

Denver 4 6 0 .400 206 267

L.A. Chargers 3 7 0 .300 260 273

National Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 3 6 1 .350 220 254

Dallas 3 7 0 .300 235 318

N.Y. Giants 3 7 0 .300 195 236

Washington 3 7 0 .300 200 227

South

W L T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 8 2 0 .800 295 222

Tampa Bay 7 4 0 .636 320 253

Carolina 4 7 0 .364 253 272

Atlanta 3 7 0 .300 252 275

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Green Bay 7 3 0 .700 308 258

Chicago 5 5 0 .500 191 209

Detroit 4 6 0 .400 227 287

Minnesota 4 6 0 .400 264 278

West

W L T Pct PF PA

L.A. Rams 7 3 0 .700 243 192

Seattle 7 3 0 .700 318 287

Arizona 6 4 0 .600 287 238

San Francisco 4 6 0 .400 238 234

Thursday’s games

Houston at Detroit, 12:30 p.m.

Washington at Dallas, 4:30 p.m.

Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday’s games

Arizona at New England, 1 p.m.

Carolina at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.

L.A. Chargers at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

Las Vegas at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Miami at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

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

Tennessee at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

New Orleans at Denver, 4:05 p.m.

San Francisco at L.A. Rams, 4:05 p.m.

Kansas City at Tampa Bay, 4:25 p.m.

Chicago at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m.

Monday’s game

Seattle at Philadelphia, 8:15 p.m.

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College Football

College Football Playoff Rankings

Record

1. Alabama 7-0

2. Notre Dame 8-0

3. Clemson 7-1

4. Ohio State 4-0

5. Texas A&M 5-1

6. Florida 6-1

7. Cincinnati 8-0

8. Northwestern 5-0

9. Georgia 5-2

10. Miami 7-1

11. Oklahoma 6-2

12. Indiana 4-1

13. Iowa State 6-2

14. BYU 9-0

15. Oregon 3-0

16. Wisconsin 2-1

17. Texas 5-2

18. Southern Cal 3-0

19. North Carolina 6-2

20. Coastal Carolina 8-0

21. Marshall 7-0

22. Auburn 5-2

23. Oklahoma State 5-2

24. Iowa 3-2

25. Tulsa 5-1

The playoff semifinals match the No. 1 seed vs. the No. 4 seed, and No. 2 will face No. 3. The semifinals will be hosted at the Sugar Bowl and Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, 2021. The championship game will be played on Jan. 11, 2021 at Miami Gardens, Fla.

PGA Tour Statistics

Through Nov. 22

FedExCup Season Points

1, Dustin Johnson, 950. 2, Bryson DeChambeau, 698. 3, Stewart Cink, 671. 4, Patrick Cantlay, 660. 5, Jason Kokrak, 596. 6, Matthew Wolff, 585. 7, Sergio Garcia, 548. 8, Robert Streb, 543. 9, Carlos Ortiz, 537. 10, Justin Thomas, 536.

Scoring Average

1, Dustin Johnson, 66.989. 2, Bryson DeChambeau, 68.378. 3 (tie), Xander Schauffele and Justin Thomas, 69.135. 5, John Huh, 69.178. 6, Russell Henley, 69.290. 7, Harris English, 69.344. 8, Padraig Harrington, 69.365. 9, Patrick Reed, 69.455. 10, Webb Simpson, 69.478.

Driving Distance

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 337.8. 2, Taylor Pendrith, 331.9. 3, Rory McIlroy, 322.7. 4, Cameron Champ, 321.7. 5, Dustin Johnson, 321.4. 6, Erik Barnes, 319.6. 7, Thomas Pieters, 319.4. 8, 3 tied with 318.5.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1, Bernhard Langer, 87.50%. 2, Mike Weir, 82.14%. 3 (tie), Gunn Charoenkul and Naoki Sekito, 80.77%. 5, Rikuya Hoshino, 78.85%. 6, Alex Smalley, 76.79%. 7, Roberto Díaz, 75.00%. 8, Matt Kuchar, 74.64%. 9, Webb Simpson, 74.28%. 10, Russell Henley, 73.53%.

Greens in Regulation Percentage

1, Jim Furyk, 80.56%. 2, Matthew NeSmith, 78.33%. 3, Alex Smalley, 76.39%. 4, Martin Laird, 76.23%. 5, Sam Burns, 75.93%. 6, Emiliano Grillo, 75.85%. 7, Russell Knox, 75.31%. 8 (tie), James Hahn and Andy Zhang, 75.00%. 10, 2 tied with 74.72%.

Total Driving

1, Scottie Scheffler, 75. 2, Sam Burns, 82. 3, Rory McIlroy, 85. 4, Willy Pumarol, 88. 5 (tie), Dustin Johnson and Jason Kokrak, 92. 7, Jon Rahm, 95. 8, Stephen Stallings Jr., 103. 9, Joaquin Niemann, 105. 10, George Markham, 114.

SG-Putting

1, Andy Ogletree, 2.837. 2, Dawie van der Walt, 1.582. 3, Jason Kokrak, 1.332. 4, Peter Malnati, 1.282. 5, Lucas Herbert, 1.279. 6, Ollie Schniederjans, 1.261. 7, Sahith Theegala, 1.212. 8, Brendon Todd, 1.200. 9, Ben Taylor, 1.190. 10, Zack Sucher, 1.174.

Birdie Average

1, Patrick Reed, 5.42. 2, Bud Cauley, 5.25. 3, Ryan Palmer, 5.21. 4, Rory McIlroy, 5.13. 5, Justin Thomas, 5.00. 6, Xander Schauffele, 4.94. 7, Harry Higgs, 4.81. 8, Doug Ghim, 4.78. 9, Peter Malnati, 4.77. 10, 6 tied with 4.75.

Eagles (Holes per)

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 36.0. 2, Cameron Champ, 41.1. 3, Matthew Wolff, 46.3. 4, Jon Rahm, 48.0. 5, Keegan Bradley, 51.4. 6, Kristoffer Ventura, 56.6. 7 (tie), Henrik Norlander and Bubba Watson, 57.6. 9, Justin Suh, 60.0. 10, Marc Leishman, 63.0.

Sand Save Percentage

1 (tie), Erik Barnes, Jim Furyk and Alex Smalley, 100.00%. 4, Brooks Koepka, 88.89%. 5 (tie), Akshay Bhatia and Bud Cauley, 83.33%. 7, Ben Taylor, 82.35%. 8, Sahith Theegala, 81.82%. 9, Stephan Jaeger, 80.00%. 10, 3 tied with 75.00%.

All-Around Ranking

1, Dustin Johnson, 392. 2, James Hahn, 407. 3, John Huh, 431. 4, Sam Burns, 446. 5, Bud Cauley, 498. 6, Russell Henley, 502. 7, Xander Schauffele, 513. 8, Sepp Straka, 520. 9, Tyrrell Hatton, 528. 10, Doug Ghim, 539.

LPGA Tour Statistics

Through Nov. 22

Scoring

1, Sei Young Kim, 68.111. 2, Brooke M. Henderson, 69.207. 3, Nasa Hataoka, 69.514. 4, Danielle Kang, 69.585. 5, Inbee Park, 69.758. 6, Nelly Korda, 70.086. 7, Lydia Ko, 70.154. 8, Carlota Ciganda, 70.297. 9, Moriya Jutanugarn, 70.342. 10, Minjee Lee, 70.429.

Driving Distance

1, Bianca Pagdanganan, 286.440. 2, Anne van Dam, 281.849. 3, Maria Fassi, 281.036. 4, Nelly Korda, 272.609. 5, Lexi Thompson, 271.740. 6, Nanna Koerstz Madsen, 271.207. 7, Linnea Strom, 270.782. 8, Jessica Korda, 269.657. 9, Alana Uriell, 267.773. 10, Jennifer Kupcho, 267.714.

Greens in Regulation

1, Sei Young Kim, 78.40%. 2, Brooke M. Henderson, 77.40%. 3, Carlota Ciganda, 74.50%. 4, Nasa Hataoka, 73.80%. 5, Jodi Ewart Shadoff, 73.50%. 6, Danielle Kang, 73.20%. 7 (tie), Moriya Jutanugarn and Ally McDonald, 73.10%. 9, Nelly Korda, 72.90%. 10, Austin Ernst, 72.30%.

Putts per GIR

1, Sei Young Kim, 1.730. 2, Inbee Park, 1.747. 3, Su Oh, 1.749. 4, Danielle Kang, 1.750. 5, Jennifer Song, 1.764. 6, Lydia Ko, 1.768. 7, Andrea Lee, 1.770. 8, Madelene Sagstrom, 1.774. 9, 2 tied with 1.776.

Birdies

1, Jennifer Song, 178. 2 (tie), Danielle Kang and Ally McDonald, 171. 4, Minjee Lee, 170. 5, Stacy Lewis, 166. 6, Yealimi Noh, 165. 7, Austin Ernst, 160. 8, Mel Reid, 159. 9, 2 tied with 158.

Eagles

1 (tie), Maria Fassi and Anne van Dam, 7. 3 (tie), Perrine Delacour, Minjee Lee, Xiyu Lin, Alena Sharp and Patty Tavatanakit, 5. 8, 15 tied with 4.

Sand Save Percentage

1 (tie), Na Yeon Choi and Sophia Popov, 71.43%. 3, Klara Spilkova, 68.89%. 4, Minjee Lee, 67.74%. 5, Lydia Ko, 65.31%. 6, Mind Muangkhumsakul, 64.29%. 7, Jing Yan, 63.16%. 8, Hannah Green, 62.07%. 9, Perrine Delacour, 62.00%. 10, Brittany Lang, 61.36%.

Rounds Under Par

1, Sei Young Kim, 77.78%. 2, Brooke M. Henderson, 68.97%. 3, Danielle Kang, 65.85%. 4, Nasa Hataoka, 65.71%. 5, Minjee Lee, 65.31%. 6, Nelly Korda, 62.86%. 7, Carlota Ciganda, 62.16%. 8, Marina Alex, 61.54%. 9, Ally McDonald, 60.00%. 10, Moriya Jutanugarn, 57.90%.

Major League Soccer

Playoffs

First Round

Eastern Conference

Tuesday’s games

Nashville 1, Toronto 0, OT

New England 2, Philadelphia 0

Western Conference

Tuesday’s game

Seattle 3, Los Angeles FC 1

Conference Semifinals

Eastern Conference

Sunday, Nov. 29

Game 1: New England at Orlando City, 3 p.m.

Game 2: Nashville at Columbus, 8 p.m.

Western Conference

Dec. 1

Dallas at Seattle, 9:30 p.m.

Dec. 2

Minnesota United at Sporting KC, 9 p.m.

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Thursday

Week 12

Houston 3 DETROIT

DALLAS 3 Washington

PITTSBURGH 51/2 Baltimore

Sunday

Las Vegas 3 ATLANTA

Arizona 21/2 N. ENGLND

NY Giants 51/2 CINCY

Cleveland 61/2 J’VILLE

MINNESOTA 4 Carolina

INDIANAPOLIS 31/2 Tennessee

BUFFALO 51/2 LA Chargers

Miami 7 NY JETS

New Orleans 6 DENVER

LA RAMS 7 San Fran

Kansas City 31/2 T. BAY

GREEN BAY 81/2 Chicago

Monday

Seattle 51/2 PHILA

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Thursday

AIR FORCE 51/2 Colorado St

New Mexico 61/2 UTAH ST

Friday

Central Florida 25 S. FLA

Notre Dame 41/2 UNC

CALIFORNIA 11/2 Stanford

Oregon 14 OREGN ST

TEXAS 2 Iowa St

IOWA 131/2 Nebraska

Wyoming 161/2 UNLV

Central Michigan 7 E. MICH

LIBERTY 38 Umass

Saturday

Tcu 24 KANSAS

Ga Southern 11/2 GA ST

Georgia 211/2 S. CRLINA

FLORIDA 23 Kentucky

Smu 121/2 E. CRLINA

CLEMSON 24 Pittsburgh

Cincinnati 36 TEMPLE

Virginia 91/2 FLA ST

Northwestern 131/2 MICH ST

MICHIGAN 21/2 Penn St

North Carolina St 141/2 SYRACUSE

GEORGIA TECH 1 Duke

Oklahoma 101/2 W. VA

INDIANA 12 Maryland

PURDUE 12 Rutgers

BUFFALO 71/2 Kent St

W. MICHIGAN 191/2 No. Illinois

TOLEDO 91/2 Ball St

OHIO 25 Bowl Green

Miami-Ohio 141/2 AKRON

HOUSTON 1 Tulsa

BOISE ST 11 San Jose St

APP ST 14 Troy

UCLA 9 Arizona

SOUTHERN CAL 121/2 Colorado

T. SAN ANTONIO 31/2 No. Texas

OKLAHOMA ST 101/2 Texas Tech

Ohio St 281/2 ILLINOIS

C. Carolina 17 TEXAS ST

ARKANSAS ST 61/2 S. Alabama

ALABAMA 241/2 Auburn

Fla Atlantic 61/2 M. TENN ST

BAYLOR 51/2 Kansas St

TEXAS A&M 14 Lsu

RICE 111/2 Utep

MISSISSIPPI 91/2 Miss St

UL Lafayette 281/2 UL MNRE

Nevada 7 HAWAII

Memphis 131/2 NAVY

BC 1 Louisville

Sunday

ARIZONA ST 31/2 Utah

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

XAVIER 191/2 Oakland

MIAMI-OHIO 6 No. Dakota

BUTLER 19 W. Michigan

W. Carolina 41/2 NC WILMIN

KANSAS ST 6 Drake

MARYLAND 71/2 O. Domnin

PROVIDENCE 20 Fairfield

BRADLEY 31/2 Toledo

Oklahoma St 61/2 UT ARLING

LOUISVILLE 211/2 Evansville

MICHIGAN 14 Bowl Green

SEATTLE 61/2 Idaho

SANTA CLARA 12 Idaho St

PACIFIC 6 Cal River

Ball St 11/2 N. KNTCKY

UNC 17 C. of Charles

KENTUCKY 24 Morehead St

MISSOURI 13 O. Roberts

Hofstra 11/2 MNMUTH

N. ILLINOIS 2 Illinois Chi

S. ALABAMA 41/2 Fla Atlantic

ST.JOHN’S 10 St. Peter’s

MICHIGAN ST 21 E. Michigan

COLORADO 141/2 So. Dakota

MINNESOTA 181/2 Wisc G. Bay

INDIANA 22 Tenn Tech

ALABAMA 201/2 J’ville St

TEXAS 19 UT r.g.v.

OKLAHOMA 151/2 T. S.Anton

GEORGIA TECH 8 Georgia St

WISCONSIN 19 E. Illinois

PEPPERDINE 2 Cal Irvine

Ucla 3 S. D. ST

UNLV 121/2 Montana St

USC 19 Cal Baptist

LOYOLA MARY 4 So. Utah

Gulf Coast Showcase

Hertz Arena-Estero, FL.

First Round

Abilene Christian 1 E. Tenn St

Austin Peay 7 Neb-Omaha

Crossover Classic

Sanford Pentagon-Sioux Falls, SD.

First Round

Memphis 71/2 St. Mary’s

Western Kentucky 2 No. Iowa

West Virginia 91/2 S. DKTA ST

Utah St 4 Vcu

Space Coast Challenge

Titan Fieldhouse-Melbourne, FL.

Purdue 91/2 Liberty

Clemson 41/2 Miss. St

2K Empire Classic

Mohegan Sun Arena-Uncasville, CT.

First Round

Villanova 14 B. College

Write-In Games

SAINT LOUIS 241/2 SIU Edward

NEVADA 3 N. Dakota St

Arizona St 8 R. ISLAND

Ohio 20 CHICAGO ST

OREGON ST 2 California

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BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Signed RHP Charlie Morton to a one-year contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball League

ATLANTA HAWKS — Signed G Bogdan Bogdanovic to a multi-year contract. Signed Fs Onyeka Okongwu and Nathan Knight and G Skylar Mays. Acquired F Danilo Gallinari from Oklahoma in exchange for a conditional 2025 second-round pick.

DETROIT PISTONS — Acquired rights to Fs Isaiah Stewart and Trevor Ariza, a future second-round pick and cash considerations from Houston in exchange for F Christian Wood, a protected future first-round draft selection and a 2021 second-round pick.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed F/C Killian Tillie and W Sean McDermott to two-way contracts.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Re-signed G Pat Connaughton. Signed F Jordan Nwora. Acquired G Jrue Holiday and the draft rights to 2020 second-round pick Sam Merrill from New Orleans.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS — Re-signed Cs Jakob Poeltl and Drew Eubanks. Re-signed G Quinndary Weatherspoon to a two-way contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Designated DL Zach Allen to return from injured reserve. Signed TE Evan Baylis, LB Reggie Walker and DLs P.J. Johnson, Daylon Mack and Stacey McGee to the practice squad. Placed S Deionte Thompson on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Released LB Stephone Anthony, T Rick Leonard and RB Khalfani Muhammad from the practice squad.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Placed OLB Pernell McPhee on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

BUFFALO BILLS — Activated CB Josh Norman from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed DB Sean Chandler to the practice squad. Released K Taylor Bertolet from the practice squad.

CHICAGO BEARS — Waived DT Anthony Rush.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed DE Joe Jackson on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Suspended LB Luke Gifford two games without pay for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing substances policy.

DENVER BRONCOS — Waived OT Jake Rogers. Activated RB LeVante Bellamy from injured reserve.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed C Cohl Cabral to the practice squad. Released Kendal Futrell from the practice squad.

INDIANAPOIS COLTS — Designated WR Ashton Dulin to return from injured reserve.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Placed De Josh Allen, CB D.J. Hayden and S Daniel Thomas on injured reserve. Placed K Chase McLaughlin on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Promoted RB Nathan Cottrell to the active roster. Signed LB Reggie Gilbert off of the Arizona Cardinals practice squad. Signed S Doug Middleton to the practice squad.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Placed WR Byron Pringle on injured reserve. Released DB Lavert Hill from the practice squad. Signed G Stefen Wisniewski to the practice squad.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Promoted DT Benito Jones to the active roster.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Waived LB Chase Hansen.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed TE Nakia Griffin-Stewart to the practice squad. Released WR Corey Coleman from the practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS — Placed K Sam Ficken and RB La’Mical Perine on injured reserve. Signed TE Ross Travis and RB Josh Adams to the active roster. Re-signed QB Mike White to the practice squad.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Placed CB Cre’Von LeBlanc on injured reserve. Designated DE Genard Avery to return from injured reserve. Released RB Adrian Killins from the practice squad.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Activated TE Vance McDonald from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Place TE Zach Gentry on injured reserve. Signed TE KEvin Rader to the active roster. Signed LB/LS Christian Kuntz to the practice squad.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Suspended CB K’Waun Williams for two games for violation of league policy. Signed S Chris Edwards to a one-year contract. Signed S Kai Nacua and WR Shawn Poindester to the practice squad.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Placed LB Jayon Brown and T Ty Sambrailo on injured reserve. Waived DB Greg Mabin and P Trevor Daniel. Signed QB DeShone Kizer and K Sam Sloman to the practice squad. Released P Ryan Allen and K Giorgio Tavecchio from the practice squad.

HOCKEY

Western Hockey League

BRANDON WHEAT KINGS — Named Don MacGillivray head coach.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

ATLANTA UNITED — Exercised contract options on Ds George Bello and Franco Escobar and Ms Mo Adams and Jon Gallagher.

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