Scoreboard 12-15
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TV SportsWatch

Sunday, Dec. 15

EXTREME SPORTS

Noon

NBC — Dew Tour, Mountain Championships, at Breckenridge, Colo. (same-day tape)

3 p.m.

NBCSN — Dew Tour, Mountain Championships, at Breckenridge, Colo.

GOLF

5:30 a.m.

TGC — European PGA Tour, The Nelson Mandela Championship, final round, at Mount Edgecombe, South Africa

1 p.m.

TGC — PGA Tour, Franklin Templeton Shootout, final round, at Naples, Fla.

2 p.m.

NBC — PGA Tour, Franklin Templeton Shootout, final round, at Naples, Fla.

4 p.m.

NBC — Father-Son Challenge, final round, at Orlando, Fla. (same-day tape)

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Noon

FS1 — Syracuse at St. John’s

2:30 p.m.

FS1 — La Salle at Villanova

4:30 p.m.

FS1 — Chicago St. at DePaul

6 p.m.

FSN — Troy at Kansas St.

NFL FOOTBALL

1 p.m.

CBS — Regional coverage

FOX — Regional coverage, doubleheader

4 p.m.

CBS — Regional coverage

4:25 p.m.

FOX — Regional coverage, doubleheader game

8 p.m.

NBC — Cincinnati at Pittsburgh

SOCCER

8:25 a.m.

NBCSN — Premier League, Manchester United at Aston Villa

10:55 a.m.

NBCSN — Premier League, Liverpool at Tottenham

ON TAP

Monday, Dec. 16

BASKETBALL

Lenoir City at Walker Valley, 6 (JV, 3:30)

West Florida at Lee, 6

Bradley Central (B9) at Ooltewah, 6

Tuesday, Dec. 17

BASKETBALL

Rhea County at Cleveland, 6 (JV, 3:30)

Bradley Central at Baylor, 6 (JV, 4)

Walker Valley at McMinn Central (JV, 3:30)

Polk County at Sweetwater, 6

WRESTLING

Ooltewah at Bradley Central, 7

William Blount at Walker Valley, 7

Thursday, Dec. 19

BASKETBALL

Valdosta State (Ga.) at Lee, 6

Meigs County at Polk County, 6

Walker Valley (G) in Rhea County Pre-Christmas Tournament

Walker Valley (B) in NW Whitfield (Ga.) Christmas Tournament

WRESTLING

Alcoa at Cleveland, 5:30

Tullahoma vs. Walker Valley (at CHS), 5:30

Tullahoma at Cleveland, 6:30

Alcoa vs. Walker Valley (at CHS), 6:30

Friday, Dec. 20

BASKETBALL

Bradley Central at Cookeville, 6 (BJV, 4:30)

Walker Valley (G) in Rhea County Pre-Christmas Tournament

Walker Valley (B) in NW Whitfield (Ga.) Christmas Tournament

Shoot-Out

at CHS

Dobyns-Bennett vs. Cleveland (G), 3:30

Dobyns-Bennett vs. Clevleand (B), 5

Oak Ridge vs. Science Hill (G), 6:30

Oak Ridge vs. Science Hill (B), 8

WRESTLING

Bradley, Walker Valley in Bradley Invitational

Cleveland at McCallie Invitational

Saturday, Dec. 21

BASKETBALL

Walker Valley (G) in Rhea County Pre-Christmas Tournament

Walker Valley (B) in NW Whitfield (Ga.) Christmas Tournament

Shoot-Out

at CHS

Oak Ridge vs. Dobyns-Bennett (G), 12

Oak Ridge vs. Dobyns-Bennett (B), 1:30

Cleveland vs. Science Hill (G), 3

Cleveland vs. Science Hill (B), 4:30

WRESTLING

Bradley, Walker Valley in Bradley Invitational

Cleveland at McCallie Invitational

WRESTLING

Luther Killian Tennessee High School

Wrestling Poll

Rank School Pwr Rnk Last Week

1 Cleveland 100 1

2 Father Ryan 91 2

3 Baylor 76 3

4 Wilson Central 75 4

5 Soddy-Daisy 68 5

6 Bradley Central 60 7

7 McCallie 52 6

8 Christian Brothers 40 8

9 Ravenwood 23 9

10 MB Academy 15 10(tie)

11 Walker Valley 14 —

12 Blackman 11 —

Others receiving votes: Beech, Clarksville, Franklin, Halls, Hixson, Overton, Pigeon Forge, Science Hill.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 11 14 .440 —

Toronto 8 13 .381 1

Brooklyn 8 15 .348 2

Philadelphia 7 17 .292 3½

New York 6 16 .273 3½

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 16 6 .727 —

Atlanta 12 11 .522 4½

Charlotte 10 13 .435 6½

Washington 9 12 .429 6½

Orlando 7 16 .304 9½

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 20 3 .870 —

Detroit 11 13 .458 9½

Chicago 9 12 .429 10

Cleveland 9 13 .409 10½

Milwaukee 5 18 .217 15

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 18 4 .818 —

Houston 16 8 .667 3

Dallas 13 10 .565 5½

New Orleans 11 10 .524 6½

Memphis 10 12 .455 8

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Portland 19 4 .826 —

Oklahoma City 18 4 .818 ½

Denver 13 9 .591 5½

Minnesota 11 12 .478 8

Utah 6 19 .240 14

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 15 9 .625 —

Phoenix 13 9 .591 1

Golden State 13 11 .542 2

L.A. Lakers 10 12 .455 4

Sacramento 6 15 .286 7½

Friday’s Games

Cleveland 109, Orlando 100

Indiana 99, Charlotte 94

Toronto 108, Philadelphia 100

Boston 90, New York 86

Atlanta 101, Washington 99, OT

Detroit 103, Brooklyn 99

Oklahoma City 122, L.A. Lakers 97

New Orleans 104, Memphis 98

Chicago 91, Milwaukee 90

San Antonio 117, Minnesota 110

Phoenix 116, Sacramento 107

Utah 103, Denver 93

Houston 116, Golden State 112

Saturday’s Games

L.A. Clippers at Washington, after presstime

L.A. Lakers at Charlotte, after presstime

Cleveland at Miami, after presstime

Atlanta at New York, after presstime

Toronto at Chicago, after presstime

Portland at Philadelphia, after presstime

Milwaukee at Dallas, after presstime

San Antonio at Utah, after presstime

Sunday’s Games

Houston at Sacramento, 6 p.m.

Minnesota at Memphis, 6 p.m.

Portland at Detroit, 6 p.m.

Orlando at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.

Golden State at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

New Orleans at Denver, 8 p.m.

Women’s Top 25 Fared

Saturday

1. UConn (10-0) did not play. Next: at No. 2 Duke, Tuesday.

2. Duke (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 1 UConn, Tuesday.

3. Tennessee (8-0) beat Troy 103-64. Next: vs. Tennessee State, Tuesday.

4. Notre Dame (8-0) at Michigan. Next: vs. Central Michigan, Sunday, Dec. 22.

5. Kentucky (10-0) did not play. Next: at ETSU, Sunday.

6. Stanford (8-1) beat No. 23 Gonzaga 73-45. Next: vs. New Mexico, Monday.

7. Louisville (9-1) vs. Austin Peay. Next: at Ball State, Tuesday.

8. Maryland (9-1) vs. Delaware State. Next: vs. Wofford, Monday, Dec. 23.

9. Baylor (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. Houston Baptist, Sunday.

10. South Carolina (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 15 North Carolina, Wednesday.

11. Colorado (9-0) did not play. Next: at No. 7 Louisville, Saturday.

12. Penn State (6-3) did not play. Next: vs. No. 24 Texas A&M, Sunday.

13. LSU (7-1) did not play. Next: at UALR, Sunday.

14. Oklahoma State (7-0) vs. South Florida. Next: vs. Michigan State, Thursday.

15. North Carolina (8-2) beat Charleston Southern 100-49. Next: vs. New Orleans, Monday.

16. Georgia (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Kennesaw State, Sunday.

17. Iowa State (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Holy Cross, Saturday, Dec. 28.

18. Purdue (5-2) did not play. Next: at Kansas, Sunday.

19. Nebraska (8-2) beat Creighton 63-38. Next: vs. South Dakota, Saturday.

20. Oklahoma (5-3) did not play. Next: vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore, Sunday.

21. Iowa (10-2) did not play. Next: vs. Drake, Saturday.

22. California (6-2) did not play. Next: vs. Cal State Bakersfield, Sunday.

23. Gonzaga (8-2) lost to No. 6 Stanford 73-45. Next: vs. UC Riverside, Monday.

24. Texas A&M (6-2) did not play. Next: at No. 12 Penn State, Sunday.

25. Syracuse (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. Temple, Monday.

Top 25 Fared

Saturday

1. Arizona (11-0) beat Michigan 72-70. Next: vs. Southern U., Thursday.

2. Syracuse (9-0) did not play. Next: at St. John’s, Sunday.

3. Ohio State (9-0) vs. North Dakota State. Next: vs. Delaware, Wednesday.

4. Wisconsin (12-0) beat Eastern Kentucky 86-61. Next: vs. Prairie View A&M, Saturday, Dec. 28.

5. Michigan State (7-1) at Oakland. Next: vs. North Florida, Tuesday.

6. Louisville (9-1) beat Western Kentucky 79-63. Next: vs. Missouri State, Tuesday.

7. Oklahoma State (9-1) beat Louisiana Tech 70-55. Next: vs. Delaware State, Tuesday.

8. Duke (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. Gardner-Webb, Monday.

9. UConn (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Stanford, Wednesday.

10. Villanova (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. La Salle, Sunday.

11. Kentucky (8-2) at No. 18 North Carolina. Next: vs. Belmont, Saturday.

12. Wichita State (10-0) beat Tennessee 70-61. Next: at Alabama, Tuesday.

13. Kansas (6-3) vs. New Mexico. Next: vs. Georgetown, Saturday.

14. Baylor (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. Northwestern State, Wednesday.

15. Oregon (8-0) vs. Illinois. Next: vs. UC Irvine, Tuesday.

16. Memphis (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 19 Florida, Tuesday.

17. Iowa State (8-0) did not play. Next: at George Mason, Sunday, Dec. 22.

18. North Carolina (6-2) vs. No. 11 Kentucky. Next: vs. Texas, Wednesday.

19. Florida (7-2) did not play. Next: at No. 16 Memphis, Tuesday.

20. Gonzaga (9-1) vs. South Alabama. Next: at Kansas State, Saturday.

21. Colorado (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Oklahoma State, Saturday.

22. UMass (9-0) beat Northern Illinois 80-54. Next: at Ohio, Wednesday.

23. Iowa (10-2) did not play. Next: vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Sunday, Dec. 22.

24. Missouri (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Western Michigan, Sunday.

25. San Diego State (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. Southern Utah, Wednesday.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 10 3 0 .769 349 287

Miami 7 6 0 .538 286 276

N.Y. Jets 6 7 0 .462 226 337

Buffalo 4 9 0 .308 273 334

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Indianapolis 8 5 0 .615 313 316

Tennessee 5 8 0 .385 292 318

Jacksonville 4 9 0 .308 201 372

Houston 2 11 0 .154 250 350

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Cincinnati 9 4 0 .692 334 244

Baltimore 7 6 0 .538 278 261

Pittsburgh 5 8 0 .385 291 312

Cleveland 4 9 0 .308 257 324

West

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Denver 11 3 0 .786 535 372

Kansas City 10 3 0 .769 343 224

San Diego 7 7 0 .500 343 311

Oakland 4 9 0 .308 264 337

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 8 5 0 .615 334 301

Dallas 7 6 0 .538 357 348

N.Y. Giants 5 8 0 .385 251 334

Washington 3 10 0 .231 279 407

South

W L T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 10 3 0 .769 343 243

Carolina 9 4 0 .692 298 188

Tampa Bay 4 9 0 .308 244 291

Atlanta 3 10 0 .231 282 362

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Detroit 7 6 0 .538 346 321

Chicago 7 6 0 .538 368 360

Green Bay 6 6 1 .500 316 326

Minnesota 3 9 1 .269 315 395

West

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Seattle 11 2 0 .846 357 205

San Francisco 9 4 0 .692 316 214

Arizona 8 5 0 .615 305 257

St. Louis 5 8 0 .385 289 308

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Thursday’s Game

San Diego 27, Denver 20

Sunday’s Games

Philadelphia at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

Washington at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

San Francisco at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

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

Chicago at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

Houston at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.

New England at Miami, 1 p.m.

Kansas City at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Carolina, 4:05 p.m.

Arizona at Tennessee, 4:25 p.m.

New Orleans at St. Louis, 4:25 p.m.

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

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 8:30 p.m.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 32 22 8 2 46 90 64

Montreal 33 19 11 3 41 86 73

Tampa Bay 31 18 10 3 39 87 77

Detroit 33 15 9 9 39 88 87

Toronto 33 16 14 3 35 90 96

Ottawa 34 13 15 6 32 96 111

Florida 33 11 17 5 27 76 108

Buffalo 33 7 23 3 17 55 96

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 33 22 10 1 45 101 73

Washington 32 17 12 3 37 100 93

Carolina 33 13 13 7 33 76 93

Columbus 32 14 15 3 31 82 88

Philadelphia 32 14 15 3 31 72 86

N.Y. Rangers 33 15 17 1 31 72 88

New Jersey 33 12 15 6 30 75 85

N.Y. Islanders 33 9 19 5 23 83 117

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 34 23 6 5 51 129 93

St. Louis 30 21 6 3 45 106 70

Colorado 30 21 9 0 42 87 71

Minnesota 34 18 11 5 41 79 80

Dallas 31 15 11 5 35 90 93

Nashville 32 15 14 3 33 74 90

Winnipeg 34 14 15 5 33 90 100

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 34 22 7 5 49 108 87

Los Angeles 33 22 7 4 48 93 65

San Jose 32 20 6 6 46 106 79

Vancouver 34 19 10 5 43 92 81

Phoenix 31 18 8 5 41 103 97

Calgary 32 13 15 4 30 83 102

Edmonton 34 11 20 3 25 91 117

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

Friday’s Games

Florida 3, Washington 2, SO

Pittsburgh 3, New Jersey 2

Vancouver 4, Edmonton 0

Saturday’s Games

Calgary 2, Buffalo 1, OT

Los Angeles 5, Ottawa 2

Dallas 6, Winnipeg 4

Chicago at Toronto, after presstime

Pittsburgh at Detroit, after presstime

Tampa Bay at New Jersey, after presstime

Montreal at N.Y. Islanders, after presstime

St. Louis at Columbus, after presstime

San Jose at Nashville, after presstime

Carolina at Phoenix, after presstime

Minnesota at Colorado, after presstime

Boston at Vancouver, after presstime

Sunday’s Games

Philadelphia at Washington, 3 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Detroit, 5 p.m.

Florida at Montreal, 6 p.m.

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

Los Angeles at Chicago, 7 p.m.

Edmonton at Anaheim, 8 p.m.

GOLF

Franklin Templeton Shootout

Charles Howell III/J. Leonard 33-31—64 -8

Sean O’Hair/Kenny Perry 33-31—64 -8

Harris English/Matt Kuchar 34-30—64 -8

Retief Goosen/F. Jacobsen 32-35—67 -5

Chris DiMarco/Billy Horschel 34-34—68 -4

Jason Dufner/Dustin Johnson 36-32—68 -4

Rory Sabbatini/Scott Verplank 37-32—69 -3

Ian Poulter/Lee Westwood 37-33—70 -2

Jerry Kelly/Steve Stricker 36-35—71 -1

M. Calcavecchia/C.Campbell 38-34—72 E

Jonas Blixt/Greg Norman 38-34—72 E

Graham DeLaet/Mike Weir 39-34—73 +1

LOCAL NOTES

BASEBALL

PBI SHOWCASE SET FOR BCHS

Bradley Central High School will host the 2013 Professional Baseball Instructional Tennessee Showcase Dec. 27-29. The two-day camp is put on by professional scouts and coaches, as well as selected college coaches. The cost of the event is $155 and more information or to sign up for the camp can be found at pbishowcase.com. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.

2014 TRYOUT TUNE-UP

The third annual Tryout Tune-Up for baseball players ages 5-15 will be held on four Sundays in January, 2014. The dates are Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 2-5 p.m. The Tune-Up will focus on all basic baseball fundamentals. Each player will get work in hitting, throwing, infield play, outfield play, base running and pitching. The Tune-Up will be directed by former Lake Forest baseball coach Robbie Winters. Local coaches and players will run stations. Each three hour Sunday session will cost $25 with a special rate of $85 for attending all four days. Campers who attend all four sessions will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, contact coach Winters at 473-9645 to secure a spot in the camp.

U.S. BASEBALL ACADEMY CAMP

Cleveland State Community College will host a four week baseball camp beginning Jan. 5. Cleveland head coach Mike Policastro will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and baserunning. Proceeds will benefit amateur baseball in Cleveland. Space is limited. . For more information, visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com, or call toll-free 866-622-4487.

TRANSACTIONS

Saturday’s Sports Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

DETROIT TIGERS — Designated 3B Danny Worth for assignment. Assigned SS Dixon Machado outright to Toledo (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with INF Brian Bocock, OF Johermyn Chavez and RHP Cory Wade on minor league contracts.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

HOUSTON TEXANS — Released TE Jake Byrne. Signed TE Brad Smelley from the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed WR Griff Whalen from the practice squad. Released CB Jalil Brown.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed WR Chad Hall.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Placed CB Josh Robinson on injured reserve. Released OT Mike Remmers. Signed RB Joe Banyard and CB Robert Steeples from the practice squad. Activated S Harrison Smith from injured reserve.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed WR Saalim Hakim from the practice squad.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Placed S Tyvon Branch on injured reserve. Signed DT Ricky Lumpkin from the practice squad.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Released DB Brandon Jones from the practice squad. Signed DB Ross Ventrone to the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended Toronto F David Clarkson two games for a head shot on St. Louis C Vladimir Sobotka during Thursday’s game. Suspended Boston F Shawn Thornton 15 games for punching Pittsburgh D Brooks Orpik and causing serious injury during a Dec. 7 game.

BUFFALO SABRES — Recalled LW Matt Ellis from Rochester (AHL).

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Assigned G Jason LaBarbera to Rockford (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Returned F Jack Skille to Springfield (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS — Traded G Jason LaBarbera to Chicago for future considerations.

American Hockey League

NORFOLK ADMIRALS — Released F Jamie MacQueen and returned him to Utah (ECHL).

PROVIDENCE BRUINS — Sent D Steve Spinell to South Carolina (ECHL).

ECHL

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Loaned F Marc Hagel to Iowa (AHL). Signed D Brendan Rempel.

Southern Professional Hockey League

PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS — Loaned F Paul Rodrigues to South Carolina (ECHL).