Scoreboard 1-9
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TV SportsWatch

Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts.

Thursday, Jan. 9

GOLF

11 a.m.

TGC — European PGA Tour, Volvo Champions, first round, at Durban, South Africa (same-day tape)

7 p.m.

TGC — PGA Tour, Sony Open, first round, at Honolulu

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

7 p.m.

ESPN — Memphis at Louisville

ESPN2 — Auburn at Mississippi

FS1 — DePaul at Butler

8 p.m.

NBCSN — George Washington at La Salle

9 p.m.

ESPN — Arizona at UCLA

ESPN2 — Michigan at Nebraska

FS1 — Marquette at Xavier

11 p.m.

FS1 — California at Oregon

NBA

8 p.m.

TNT — Miami at New York

10:30 p.m.

TNT — Oklahoma City at Denver

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

7 p.m.

ESPN3 — Ole Miss at Tennessee

9 p.m.

FSN — Tulane at Marshall

ON TAP

Thursday, Jan. 9

BASKETBALL

Delta State (Miss.) at Lee, 6

McMinn County at Cleveland (GJV), 6

McMinn County at Cleveland (B9), 7:30

BOWLING

District 5 Tournament

at Leisure Time

Walker Valley, Bradley Central participating, 9 a.m.

WRESTLING

Cleveland at Bradley Central, 7 (JV 5:30)

Friday, Jan. 10

BASKETBALL

McMinn County vs. Cleveland (at CMS), 6 (BJV, 4:30)

Walker Valley at East Hamilton, 6 (JV, 3:30)

Polk County at Sequoyah, 6

Cleveland Christian at Rhea County, 6

WRESTLING

Bradley Central at Moffat Duals (at Science Hill HS)

Cleveland at Brentwood Invitational

Saturday, Jan. 11

BASKETBALL

Christian Brothers at Lee, 2

WRESTLING

Bradley Central at Fandetti/Richardson Brawl

Cleveland at Brentwood Invitational

Walker Valley Duals

WRESTLING

Luther Killian Tennessee High School

Wrestling Poll

The Killian poll is primarily a measure of dual meet strength with some consideration to individual tournament strength. Votes are cast by a state-wide panel of high school wrestling coaches and are based on a maximum Power Ranking of 100 percent.

Rank School Pwr Rnk Last Week

1 Baylor 100 1

2 Cleveland 92 2

3 Father Ryan 83 3

4 Wilson Central 71 4

5 Soddy-Daisy 59 6

6 McCallie 58 7

7 Bradley Central 55 5

8 Christian Brothers 30 10

9 Ravenwood 29 9

10 MB Academy 27 8

11 Walker Valley 21 11

12 Blackman 18 12

Others receiving votes: Beech, Brentwood, Franklin, Halls.

FOOTBALL

NFL Playoff Glance

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 4

Indianapolis 45, Kansas City 44

New Orleans 26, Philadelphia 24

Sunday, Jan. 5

San Diego 27, Cincinnati 10

San Francisco 23, Green Bay 20

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 11

New Orleans at Seattle, 4:35 p.m. (FOX)

Indianpolis at New England, 8:15 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday, Jan. 12

San Francisco at Carolina, 1:05 p.m. (FOX)

San Diego at Denver, 4:40 p.m. (CBS)

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 19

AFC, 3 p.m. (CBS)

NFC, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)

Pro Bowl

Sunday, Jan. 26

At Honolulu

TBD, 7:30 p.m. (NBC)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 2

At East Rutherford, N.J.

AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 17 17 .500 —

Brooklyn 14 21 .400 3½

Boston 13 23 .361 5

New York 12 22 .353 5

Philadelphia 12 23 .343 5½

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 27 8 .771 —

Atlanta 19 17 .528 8½

Washington 16 17 .485 10

Charlotte 15 21 .417 12½

Orlando 10 25 .286 17

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 28 7 .800 —

Chicago 15 18 .455 12

Detroit 14 22 .389 14½

Cleveland 12 23 .343 16

Milwaukee 7 27 .206 20½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 28 8 .778 —

Houston 23 13 .639 5

Dallas 20 16 .556 8

New Orleans 15 19 .441 12

Memphis 15 19 .441 12

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 27 8 .771 —

Portland 27 9 .750 ½

Denver 17 17 .500 9½

Minnesota 17 18 .486 10

Utah 12 25 .324 16

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 25 13 .658 —

Golden State 24 14 .632 1

Phoenix 21 13 .618 2

L.A. Lakers 14 22 .389 10

Sacramento 11 22 .333 11½

Wednesday’s Games

San Antonio 112, Dallas 90

Toronto 112, Detroit 91

Brooklyn 102, Golden State 98

Atlanta 97, Indiana 87

Houston 113, L.A. Lakers 99

Washington 102, New Orleans 96

Phoenix 104, Minnesota 103

Portland 110, Orlando 94

L.A. Clippers 111, Boston 105

Thursday’s Games

Miami at New York, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Denver, 10:30 p.m.

Top 25 Fared

Wednesday

1. Arizona (15-0) did not play. Next: at UCLA, Thursday.

2. Syracuse (15-0) did not play. Next: vs. North Carolina, Saturday.

3. Ohio State (15-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 20 Iowa, Saturday.

4. Wisconsin (16-0) beat No. 23 Illinois 95-70. Next: at Indiana, Tuesday.

5. Michigan State (14-1) did not play. Next: vs. Minnesota, Saturday.

6. Wichita State (16-0) beat Illinois State 66-47. Next: at Missouri State, Saturday.

7. Baylor (12-2) did not play. Next: vs. TCU, Saturday.

8. Villanova (14-1) beat Seton Hall 83-67. Next: at St. John’s, Saturday.

9. Iowa State (14-0) did not play. Next: at Oklahoma, Saturday.

10. Florida (12-2) beat South Carolina 74-58. Next: at Arkansas, Saturday.

11. Oklahoma State (13-2) beat Texas 87-74. Next: at West Virginia, Saturday.

12. Louisville (13-2) did not play. Next: vs. No. 24 Memphis, Thursday.

13. San Diego State (13-1) beat Boise State 69-66. Next: at Air Force, Sunday.

14. Kentucky (11-3) beat Mississippi State 85-63. Next: at Vanderbilt, Saturday.

15. Colorado (14-2) beat Washington State 71-70, OT. Next: at Washington, Sunday.

16. Duke (12-3) did not play. Next: at Clemson, Saturday.

17. Oregon (13-1) did not play. Next: vs. California, Thursday.

18. Kansas (10-4) beat Oklahoma 90-83. Next: vs. No. 25 Kansas State, Saturday.

19. UMass (13-1) beat Saint Joseph’s 66-62. Next: vs. St. Bonaventure, Saturday.

20. Iowa (12-3) did not play. Next: vs. Northwestern, Thursday.

21. Missouri (12-2) lost to Georgia 70-64, OT. Next: at Auburn, Saturday.

22. Gonzaga (14-2) did not play. Next: at Portland, Thursday.

23. Illinois (13-3) lost to No. 4 Wisconsin 95-70. Next: at Northwestern, Sunday.

24. Memphis (10-3) did not play. Next: at No. 12 Louisville, Thursday.

25. Kansas State (12-3) did not play. Next: at No. 18 Kansas, Saturday.

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

Conference All Games

W L PCT W L PCT

Florida 1 0 1.000 12 2 .857

Kentucky 1 0 1.000 11 3 .786

Tennessee 1 0 1.000 10 4 .714

Texas A&M 1 0 1.000 10 4 .714

Georgia 1 0 1.000 7 6 .538

Alabama 1 0 1.000 7 7 .500

Auburn 0 0 .000 8 3 .727

Mississippi 0 0 .000 9 4 .692

Missouri 0 1 .000 12 2 .857

Arkansas 0 1 .000 11 3 .786

Mississippi St. 0 1 .000 10 4 .714

LSU 0 1 .000 9 4 .692

Vanderbilt 0 1 .000 8 5 .615

South Carolina 0 1 .000 7 7 .500

Wednesday’s Games

Florida 74, South Carolina 58

Georgia 70, Missouri 64, OT

Kentucky 85, Mississippi St. 63

Texas A&M 69, Arkansas 53

Thursday’s Games

Auburn at Mississippi, 7 p.m.

Women’s Top 25 Fared

Wednesday

1. UConn (16-0) did not play. Next: vs. Temple, Saturday.

2. Notre Dame (13-0) did not play. Next: vs. Boston College, Thursday.

3. Duke (14-1) did not play. Next: at Syracuse, Thursday.

4. Stanford (13-1) did not play. Next: at Utah, Friday.

5. Louisville (15-1) did not play. Next: at South Florida, Sunday.

6. Maryland (13-1) did not play. Next: vs. Wake Forest, Thursday.

7. Baylor (13-1) beat West Virginia 78-62. Next: vs. TCU, Saturday.

8. Tennessee (12-2) did not play. Next: vs. Mississippi, Thursday.

9. Kentucky (13-2) did not play. Next: at No. 10 South Carolina, Thursday.

10. South Carolina (14-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 9 Kentucky, Thursday.

11. Iowa State (14-0) beat Texas Tech 74-48. Next: vs. No. 15 Oklahoma State, Saturday.

12. LSU (12-2) did not play. Next: vs. Texas A&M, Thursday.

13. North Carolina (12-3) did not play. Next: vs. No. 20 N.C. State, Thursday.

14. Penn State (10-3) did not play. Next: at Illinois, Thursday.

15. Oklahoma State (13-1) beat Kansas State 58-51. Next: at No. 11 Iowa State, Saturday.

16. Nebraska (11-2) did not play. Next: at Michigan State, Thursday.

17. Colorado (11-2) did not play. Next: vs. No. 19 California, Friday.

18. Florida State (13-1) did not play. Next: at Miami, Thursday.

19. California (10-3) did not play. Next: at No. 17 Colorado, Friday.

20. N.C. State (14-1) did not play. Next: at No. 13 North Carolina, Thursday.

21. Purdue (10-3) did not play. Next: at Northwestern, Thursday.

22. Indiana (14-0) did not play. Next: vs. Ohio State, Saturday.

23. Arizona State (12-2) did not play. Next: vs. Southern Cal, Friday.

24. San Diego (15-1) lost to Portland 72-51. Next: at Gonzaga, Saturday.

25. Georgia (12-3) did not play. Next: at Missouri, Thursday.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 43 28 13 2 58 126 94

Tampa Bay 43 26 13 4 56 123 102

Montreal 45 25 15 5 55 115 106

Detroit 43 19 14 10 48 114 121

Toronto 44 21 18 5 47 122 132

Ottawa 45 19 18 8 46 129 145

Florida 43 16 21 6 38 102 136

Buffalo 42 12 26 4 28 74 118

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 45 32 12 1 65 147 107

Philadelphia 44 23 17 4 50 117 119

N.Y. Rangers 45 22 20 3 47 111 121

Washington 42 20 16 6 46 128 128

Carolina 43 18 16 9 45 105 124

New Jersey 44 17 18 9 43 103 113

Columbus 43 19 20 4 42 117 126

N.Y. Islanders 45 16 22 7 39 124 149

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 46 29 8 9 67 169 127

St. Louis 42 30 7 5 65 155 97

Colorado 43 27 12 4 58 127 111

Minnesota 45 23 17 5 51 108 114

Dallas 42 20 15 7 47 123 131

Nashville 44 19 19 6 44 105 131

Winnipeg 46 19 22 5 43 125 139

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 45 32 8 5 69 151 113

San Jose 44 27 11 6 60 144 114

Los Angeles 44 26 13 5 57 114 91

Vancouver 45 23 13 9 55 121 113

Phoenix 42 21 12 9 51 129 127

Calgary 43 15 22 6 36 100 137

Edmonton 46 14 27 5 33 119 161

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

Wednesday’s Games

Philadelphia 3, Montreal 1

N.Y. Rangers 3, Chicago 2

Colorado 4, Ottawa 3, OT

Thursday’s Games

Florida at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Dallas at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Washington at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Anaheim at Nashville, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Minnesota at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Boston at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Detroit at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

LOCAL NOTES

BASEBALL

2014 TRYOUT TUNE-UP

The third annual Tryout Tune-Up for baseball players ages 5-15 will be held Jan. 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.

WALKER VALLEY BASEBALL CAMP

The Walker Valley Winter Baseball Hitting and Pitching Camps will be held Jan. 12, 19, 26, plus Feb. 2 and 9. Each player will be videod and receive a T-shirt. The cost is $100 per camp or $150 for both. For more information or registration, contact coaches Joe Shamblin at 364-6951 or Mike Turner at 545-2640.

BASKETBALL

TENNESSEE XTREME TRYOUTS

Tennessee Xtreme basketball will hold tryouts Sunday at 4 p.m. for details, go to www.tnextreme.com.

TRANSACTIONS

Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION — Named Kevin McGuiness chief operating officer.

American League

DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with SS Jose Iglesias on a one-year contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Named Tarrik Brock first base coach.

TEXAS RANGERS — Named Steve Buechele manager and Justin Mashore hitting coach of Round Rock (PCL); Jason Wood manager of Frisco (TL); Joe Milulik manager of Myrtle Beach (Carolina); Bobby Rose coach and Oscar Marin pitching coach of Hickory (SAL); Jose James pitching coach of Spokane (NWL); Joey Seaver pitching coach and Kenny Hook hitting coach of the AZL Rangers; Aaron Levin manager and Humberto Miranda coach of the DSL Rangers; Scott Coolbaugh minor league hitting coordinator; Brook Jacoby assistant minor league hitting coordinator; and Ryley Westman assistant minor league catching coordinator.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Signed manager Don Mattingly to a three-year contract.

NEW YORK METS — Named Frank Viola pitching coach of Las Vegas (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Named Mickey Morandini coach of Lehigh Valley (IL); Rob Ducey coach of Reading (EL); Greg Legg manager, Lino Connell coach and Les Lancaster pitching coach of Lakewood (SAL); Shawn Williams coach and Aaron Fultz pitching coach of Williamsport (NYP); Doug Mansolino minor league field coordinator; Mike Compton senior minor league adviser of player development; Carlos Arroyo minor league pitching coordinator; Chris Truby minor league infield coordinator; and Jason Meredith minor league strength and conditioning coordinator.

American Association

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed 1B Chase Burch, LHP Eric Kline and C Marcus Nidiffer.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed LHP Michael Joyce.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Released C Jeremy Mayo and C Dwight Childs.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Signed RHP Kirk Clark. Released LHP Adam Champion.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Traded RHP Kaohi Downing to Sioux City for INF Ryan Pineda.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined New York G J.R. Smith $50,000 for recurring instances of unsportsmanlike conduct.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS — Signed G Maalik Wayns to a 10-day contract.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Activated F Chase Budinger from the injured reserve.

PHOENIX SUNS — Signed G Leandro Barbosa to a 10-day contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed WRs Isaiah Williams and Lamont Bryant and LB David Hinds to reserve/future contracts.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed OL Kevin Kowalski to a reserve/future contract.

Canadian Football League

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS — Re-signed K/Ps Justin Medlock and Brett Lauther.

TORONTO ARGONAUTS — Signed RB Anthony Woodson to a contract extension and RBs Tristan Davis and Jeremiah Johnson.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES — Promoted Randy Cunneyworth to special assistant/player development coach of Rochester (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Placed F Jacob Josefson on injured reserve, retroactive to Jan. 4. Claimed D Alexander Urbom off waivers from Washington and assigned him to Albany (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Assigned G Riku Helenius from Florida (ECHL) to Syracuse (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Recalled F Carter Ashton from Toronto (AHL). Reassigned C Peter Holland to Toronto (AHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Assigned F Benn Ferriero to Utica (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled D Connor Carrick from Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Recalled G Parker Milner from Stockton (ECHL). Acquired F Peter Boyd on loan from South Carolina (ECHL) and signed him to a professional tryout contract.

MANCHESTER MONARCHS — Reassigned G Mathias Niederberger to Ontario (ECHL).

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Recalled D Zach Miskovic from Cincinnati (ECHL).

SYRACUSE CRUNCH — Signed D Jordan Henry.

ECHL

IDAHO STEELHEADS — Loaned F Justin Mercier to Iowa (AHL).

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW — Signed D Ross Friedman and MF Matt Walker.

D.C. UNITED — Signed D Nana Attakora.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Re-signed G Marcus Hahnemann.

North American Soccer League

NEW YORK COSMOS — Signed D Hunter Freeman to a contract extension.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS STATE — Named Walt Bell offensive coordinator.

CALIFORNIA — Demoted defensive coordinator Andy Buh to a position coach. Announced defensive tackles coach Barry Sacks and defensive backs coach Randy Stewart will not return next season.

CAMPBELL — Named Samar Azem women’s assistant soccer coach.

INDIANA — Announced WR Cody Latimer will enter the NFL draft.

LIMESTONE — Named Mary Beth Gunn men’s and women’s assistant tennis coach.

LSU — Announced offensive line coach Greg Studrawa has left the coaching staff.

MICHIGAN — Fired offensive coordinator Al Borges.

NOTRE DAME — Announced RB George Atkinson III will enter the NFL draft.

TEXAS A&M — Announced QB Johnny Manziel will enter the NFL draft.

UTICA — Named Brian Marcantonio men’s soccer coach.

VANDERBILT — Suspended sophomore G Eric McClellan from the basketball team for the spring semester for violating academic policy.