Scoreboard (Nov. 1)


ToDAY’S TV SCHEDULE

CFL FOOTBALL

1:30 p.m. Hamilton at Toronto NBCSN

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

1:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at Miami ESPN

GOLF

10:30 a.m. Champions Tour: Charles Schwab Cup Championship (first round) TGC

5 p.m. PGA Tour-WGC: HSBC Champions (second round) TGC

HORSE RACING

10 a.m. Trackside Live! FOXSP2

NBA BASKETBALL

1 p.m. New York at Brooklyn TNT

3:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at San Antonio TNT

NFL FOOTBALL

2 p.m. Kansas City at San Diego NFL

SOCCER

4:30 p.m. MLS playoffs: Vancouver at Los Angeles (wild card) NBCSN

FRIDAY’S TV SCHEDULE

AUTO RACING

3 a.m. Formula One: Practice for Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi SPEED

6:30 a.m. Sprint Cup: Practice for AAA Texas 500 SPEED

8 a.m. Nationwide Series: Practice for O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge SPEED

9 a.m. Truck Series: Pole qualifying for WinStar World Casino 350 SPEED

10:30 a.m. Sprint Cup: Pole qualifying for AAA Texas 500 ESPN2

12 p.m. Nationwide Series: Final practice for O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge SPEED

2 p.m. Truck Series: WinStar World Casino 350 SPEED

CFL FOOTBALL

3 p.m. Calgary at Edmonton NBCSN

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

3 p.m. Washington at California ESPN2

FIELD HOCKEY

9:30 a.m. ACC semifinals FOXSP2

GOLF

10:30 a.m. Champions Tour: Charles Schwab Cup Championship (second round) TGC

5 p.m. PGA Tour-WGC: HSBC Champions (third round) TGC

10 p.m. Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (third round) ESPN2

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

4:30 p.m. Marmonte League championship FOXSP

HORSE RACING

10 a.m. NTRA: Breeders’ Cup World Championships NBCSN

11:30 a.m. Trackside Live! FOXSP2

1:30 p.m. Breeders’ Cup Handicapper’s Preview FOXSP2

MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER

2 p.m. SMU at Memphis FOXSP

NBA BASKETBALL

2 p.m. Miami at New York ESPN

4:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers ESPN/FOXSP2

SOCCER

MLS Playoff Glance

WILD CARDS

Wednesday’s result

Roundup>Houston 2, Chicago 1

Today’s game

Roundup>Vancouver at Los Angeles, 4:30 p.m.

EASTERN CONFERENCE Semifinals

D.C. United vs. New York

Saturday’s game

Roundup>D.C. United at New York, 2 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Roundup>New York at D.C. United, 3 p.m.

Kansas City vs. Houston

Sunday’s game

Roundup>Kansas City at Houston, 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Roundup>Houston at Kansas City, 4 p.m.

WESTERN CONFERENCE Semifinals

San Jose vs. Vancouver/Los Angeles

Sunday, Nov. 4

Roundup>San Jose at Los Angeles/Vancouver winner, TBD

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Roundup>Vancouver/Los Angeles winner at San Jose, 6 p.m.

Seattle vs. Real Salt Lake

Friday’s game

Roundup>Real Salt Lake at Seattle, 4 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 8

Roundup>Seattle at Real Salt Lake, 4:30 p.m.

Pro Football

Nfl Glance

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 5 3 0 .625 262 170

Miami 4 3 0 .571 150 126

Buffalo 3 4 0 .429 171 227

N.Y. Jets 3 5 0 .375 168 200

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Houston 6 1 0 .857 216 128

Indianapolis 4 3 0 .571 136 171

Tennessee 3 5 0 .375 162 257

Jacksonville 1 6 0 .143 103 188

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Baltimore 5 2 0 .714 174 161

Pittsburgh 4 3 0 .571 167 144

Cincinnati 3 4 0 .429 166 187

Cleveland 2 6 0 .250 154 186

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Denver 4 3 0 .571 204 152

San Diego 3 4 0 .429 154 144

Oakland 3 4 0 .429 139 187

Kansas City 1 6 0 .143 120 209

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Giants 6 2 0 .750 234 161

Philadelphia 3 4 0 .429 120 155

Dallas 3 4 0 .429 137 162

Washington 3 5 0 .375 213 227

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Atlanta 7 0 0 1.000 201 130

Tampa Bay 3 4 0 .429 184 153

New Orleans 2 5 0 .286 190 216

Carolina 1 6 0 .143 128 167

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Chicago 6 1 0 .857 185 100

Minnesota 5 3 0 .625 184 167

Green Bay 5 3 0 .625 208 170

Detroit 3 4 0 .429 161 174

West

W L T Pct PF PA

San Francisco 6 2 0 .750 189 103

Arizona 4 4 0 .500 127 142

Seattle 4 4 0 .500 140 134

St. Louis 3 5 0 .375 137 186

Thursday’s game

Kansas City at San Diego, 2:20 p.m.

Sunday’s games

Arizona at Green Bay, 8 a.m.

Chicago at Tennessee, 8 a.m.

Buffalo at Houston, 8 a.m.

Carolina at Washington, 8 a.m.

Detroit at Jacksonville, 8 a.m.

Denver at Cincinnati, 8 a.m.

Baltimore at Cleveland, 8 a.m.

Miami at Indianapolis, 8 a.m.

Minnesota at Seattle, 11:05 a.m.

Tampa Bay at Oakland, 11:05 a.m.

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Giants, 11:25 a.m.

Dallas at Atlanta, 3:20 p.m.

Open: N.Y. Jets, New England, San Francisco, St. Louis

Monday’s game

Philadelphia at New Orleans, 3:30 p.m.

College Football

ap top 25

Record Pts Pv

1. Alabama (60) 8-0 1,500 1

2. Oregon 8-0 1,412 2

3. Kansas St. 8-0 1,382 4

4. Notre Dame 8-0 1,344 5

5. LSU 7-1 1,216 6

6. Ohio St. 9-0 1,158 9

7. Georgia 7-1 1,145 12

8. Florida 7-1 1,075 3

9. Florida St. 8-1 1,046 11

10. Clemson 7-1 914 14

11. South Carolina 7-2 823 17

12. Louisville 8-0 817 16

13. Oregon St. 6-1 762 7

14. Oklahoma 5-2 758 8

15. Stanford 6-2 627 19

16. Texas A&M 6-2 580 22

17. Mississippi St. 7-1 559 13

18. Southern Cal 6-2 418 10

19. Boise St. 7-1 406 21

20. Texas Tech 6-2 388 15

21. Nebraska 6-2 249 NR

22. Louisiana Tech 7-1 209 24

23. West Virginia 5-2 126 25

24. Arizona 5-3 106 NR

25. UCLA 6-2 103 NR

Others receiving votes: Toledo 88, Rutgers 74, Oklahoma St. 72, Texas 55, Kent St. 33, Tulsa 17, N. Illinois 12, Washington 8, Northwestern 7, Ohio 4, Wisconsin 4, Michigan 2, Louisiana-Monroe 1.

USA Today Top 25 Poll

Record Pts Pvs

1. Alabama (59) 8-0 1,475 1

2. Oregon 8-0 1,391 2

3. Kansas State 8-0 1,366 4

4. Notre Dame 8-0 1,307 5

5. LSU 7-1 1,225 6

6. Georgia 7-1 1,149 11

7. Florida State 8-1 1,121 10

8. Florida 7-1 1,024 3

9. Clemson 7-1 976 13

10. Louisville 8-0 888 14

11. South Carolina 7-2 838 16

12. Oklahoma 5-2 758 7

13. Oregon State 6-1 684 9

14. Boise State 7-1 634 18

15. Stanford 6-2 626 19

16. Texas A&M 6-2 592 21

17. Southern California 6-2 583 8

18. Mississippi State 7-1 569 12

19. West Virginia 5-2 326 22

20. Texas Tech 6-2 284 17

21. Nebraska 6-2 283 NR

22. Texas 6-2 200 24

23. Louisiana Tech 7-1 191 NR

24. Oklahoma State 5-2 166 NR

25. Rutgers 7-1 151 15

Others receiving votes: Northwestern 77; UCLA 61; Toledo 59; Northern Illinois 39; Kent State 26; Tulsa 19; Wisconsin 15; Arizona 14; Michigan 11; Louisiana-Monroe 10; Ohio 9; Cincinnati 8; Iowa State 6; Utah State 4; Western Kentucky 4; Mississippi 3; Arizona State 2; Michigan State 1.

College Schedule

Today’s games

SOUTH

Virginia Tech at Miami, 1:30 p.m.

Middle Tennessee at W. Kentucky, 3:15 p.m.

MIDWEST

E. Michigan at Ohio, noon

Friday’s game

FAR WEST

Washington at California, 3 p.m.

Saturday’s games

EAST

Air Force at Army, 6 a.m.

Miami (Ohio) at Buffalo, 6 a.m.

Towson at Delaware, 6 a.m.

William & Mary at New Hampshire, 6 a.m.

Yale at Brown, 6:30 a.m.

Dartmouth at Cornell, 6:30 a.m.

Lehigh at Holy Cross, 6:30 a.m.

Wagner at Albany (NY), 7 a.m.

Sacred Heart at Bryant, 7 a.m.

Fordham at Bucknell, 7 a.m.

Lafayette at Colgate, 7 a.m.

Columbia at Harvard, 7 a.m.

CCSU at Monmouth (NJ), 7 a.m.

Penn at Princeton, 7 a.m.

TCU at West Virginia, 9 a.m.

James Madison at Maine, 9:30 a.m.

FAU at Navy, 9:30 a.m.

Duquesne at Robert Morris, 9:30 a.m.

San Diego at Marist, 10 a.m.

VMI at Stony Brook, noon

SOUTH

Missouri at Florida, 6 a.m.

Texas A&M at Mississippi St., 6 a.m.

Houston at East Carolina, 6 a.m.

Vanderbilt at Kentucky, 6 a.m.

Temple at Louisville, 6 a.m.

Tennessee St. at Murray St., 6 a.m.

Troy at Tennessee, 6 a.m.

New Mexico St. at Auburn, 6:30 a.m.

Georgia Tech at Maryland, 6:30 a.m.

Virginia at NC State, 6:30 a.m.

Valparaiso at Campbell, 7 a.m.

Hampton at Howard, 7 a.m.

Davidson at Morehead St., 7 a.m.

Bethune-Cookman at Morgan St., 7 a.m.

Jacksonville St. at UT-Martin, 7 a.m.

Coastal Carolina at Gardner-Webb, 7:30 a.m.

Florida A&M at NC A&T, 7:30 a.m.

Southern U. at Alabama A&M, 8 a.m.

Culver-Stockton at Austin Peay, 8 a.m.

Appalachian St. at Georgia Southern, 8 a.m.

Alcorn St. at MVSU, 8 a.m.

Memphis at Marshall, 8 a.m.

Delaware St. at NC Central, 8 a.m.

Savannah St. at Norfolk St., 8 a.m.

Elon at The Citadel, 8 a.m.

E. Illinois at Tennessee Tech, 8:30 a.m.

Jackson St. at Grambling St., 9 a.m.

Wofford at Samford, 9 a.m.

Mississippi at Georgia, 9:30 a.m.

Old Dominion at Georgia St., 9:30 a.m.

Charleston Southern at Liberty, 9:30 a.m.

FIU at South Alabama, 9:30 a.m.

Rice at Tulane, 9:30 a.m.

Chattanooga at W. Carolina, 9:30 a.m.

Boston College at Wake Forest, 9:30 a.m.

UTSA at Louisiana Tech, 10 a.m.

La.-Lafayette at La.-Monroe, 10 a.m.

McNeese St. at Nicholls St., 10 a.m.

Rhode Island at Richmond, noon

Clemson at Duke, 1 p.m.

UConn at South Florida, 1 p.m.

SMU at UCF, 1 p.m.

UAB at Southern Miss., 1:30 p.m.

Alabama at LSU, 2 p.m.

MIDWEST

Jacksonville at Butler, 6 a.m.

Syracuse at Cincinnati, 6 a.m.

Oklahoma at Iowa St., 6 a.m.

Michigan at Minnesota, 6 a.m.

W. Michigan at Cent. Michigan, 7 a.m.

Drake at Dayton, 7 a.m.

Akron at Kent St., 8 a.m.

N. Dakota St. at Missouri St., 8 a.m.

S. Utah at North Dakota, 8 a.m.

E. Kentucky at SE Missouri, 8 a.m.

N. Iowa at W. Illinois, 8 a.m.

South Dakota at Youngstown St., 8 a.m.

Illinois St. at Indiana St., 8:05 a.m.

S. Dakota St. at S. Illinois, 9 a.m.

Iowa at Indiana, 9:30 a.m.

Nebraska at Michigan St., 9:30 a.m.

UMass at N. Illinois, 9:30 a.m.

Pittsburgh at Notre Dame, 9:30 a.m.

Illinois at Ohio St., 9:30 a.m.

Penn St. at Purdue, 9:30 a.m.

Oklahoma St. at Kansas St., 2 p.m.

SOUTHWEST

Tulsa at Arkansas, 6:21 a.m.

Alabama St. at Prairie View, 9 a.m.

SE Louisiana at Sam Houston St., 9 a.m.

Ark.-Pine Bluff at Texas Southern, 9 a.m.

Kansas at Baylor, 9:30 a.m.

Texas at Texas Tech, 9:30 a.m.

Arkansas St. at North Texas, 11 a.m.

Lamar at Stephen F. Austin, 1 p.m.

Northwestern St. at Cent. Arkansas, 2 p.m.

FAR WEST

Stanford at Colorado, 8 a.m.

Washington St. at Utah, 9 a.m.

Texas St. at Utah St., 9 a.m.

Montana at Weber St., 9:30 a.m.

New Mexico at UNLV, 10 a.m.

N. Colorado at Portland St., 10:05 a.m.

Colorado St. at Wyoming, 10:30 a.m.

Cal Poly at E. Washington, 10:35 a.m.

San Jose St. at Idaho, 11 a.m.

N. Arizona at Idaho St., noon

Hawaii at Fresno St., 1 p.m.

Oregon at Southern Cal, 1 p.m.

Montana St. at Sacramento St., 1:05 p.m.

San Diego St. at Boise St., 4:30 p.m.

Arizona at UCLA, 4:30 p.m.

Arizona St. at Oregon St., 4:35 p.m.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Exercised their 2013 contract option on RHP Luis Ayala. Declined their 2013 contract option on INF Mark Reynolds.

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Named Sandy Alomar bench coach, Mickey Callaway pitching coach, Kevin Cash bullpen coach, Brad Mills third base coach, Mike Sarbaugh first base coach and Ty Van Burkleo hitting coach. Exercised their 2013 contract option on RHP Ubaldo Jimenez. Declined their 2013 contract options on DH Travis Hafner and RHP Roberto Hernandez. Sent C/OF Vinny Rottino and RHP Kevin Slowey outright to Columbus (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS—Sent INF/OF Don Kelly outright to Toledo (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Declined their 2013 contract option on RHP Joakim Soria. Acquired RHP Ervin Santana and cash from the Los Angeles Angels for LHP Brandon Sisk.

LOS ANGELES ANGELES—Exercised their 2013 contract option on RHP Ervin Santana.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Announced RHP Rafael Soriano elected to terminate his contract. Announced INF Casey McGehee refused an outright minor league assignment and elected to become a free agent. Returned RHP Brad Meyers, a Rule 5 draft pick, to Washington.

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Exercised their 2013 contract options on RHP James Shields, RHP Fernando Rodney and C Jose Molina. Declined their 2013 contract option for DH Luke Scott.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed LHP Scott Maine off waivers from Cleveland. Reinstated RHP Kyle Drabek, LHP J.A. Happ, RHP Drew Hutchison, RHP Dustin McGowan, LHP Luis Perez and RHP Sergio Santos from the 60-day DL. Designated OF Scott Cousins and RHP David Herndon for assignment. Exercised their 2013 contract option on LHP Darren Oliver. Declined their 2013 contract option for OF Rajai Davis and agreed to terms on a one-year contract.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Annouced OF Ryan Ludwick and RHP Ryan Madson declined their contract options.

NEW YORK METS—Exercised their 2013 contract options for 3B David Wright and RHP R.A. Dickey.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Named Jay Bell hitting coach, Rick Sofield first base coach and Dave Jauss major league coach. Exercised their 2013 contract option on 3B Pedro Alvarez. Declined their 2013 contract option on C Rod Barajas. Released LHP Hisanori Takahashi.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS—Named Scottie Pippen senior adviser to president and chief operating officer. Signed F Taj Gibson to a multi-year contract extension.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS—Agreed to terms with G Stephen Curry on a four-year contract extension.

HOUSTON ROCKETS—Agreed to terms with G James Harden to a five-year contract. Picked up the options for F Marcus Morris and F Patrick Patterson for the 2013-14 season.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES—Exercised the fourth-year option on G/F Quincy Pondexter.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER—Signed C Daniel Orton.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Agreed to terms with G Jrue Holiday on a multi-year contract extension.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed DL Hall Davis to the practice squad.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Re-signed LB Mike Rivera and DB Derrick Martin. Released DB Sterling Moore. Released TE Alex Silvestro from the practice squad.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed WR Lavasier Tuinei to the practice squad,

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Claimed CB Danny Gorrer off waivers from Seattle. Signed G Chris Scott to the practice squad.

TENNESSEE TITANS—Signed G/C Kyle DeVan. Waived S Tracy Wilson.

COLLEGE

MICHIGAN—Suspended men’s sophomore basketball G Trey Burke for Thursday’s exhibition game for violating team standards.

OKLAHOMA STATE—Announced the NCAA has granted F Jean-Paul Olukemi a waiver that gives the senior a full season of eligibility for the coming 2012-13 season.

UCLA—Announced the NCAA cleared freshman F Kyle Anderson to play basketball this season.