Scoreboard Oct. 31


TODAY’S TV SCHEDULE

GOLF

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

HORSE RACING

9 a.m. Trackside Live! FOXSP2

NBA BASKETBALL

4:30 p.m. Memphis at L.A. Clippers FOXSP2

SOCCER

3 p.m. MLS playoffs: Houston at Chicago (wild card) ESPN2

THURSDAY’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

SOCCER

MLS Playoff Glance

WILD CARDS

Today’s game

Roundup>Houston at Chicago, 3 p.m.

Thursday’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. Chicago/Houston

Sunday’s game

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

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Roundup>Chicago/Houston winner 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.

Harris Top 25

Record Pts Pvs

1. Alabama (109) 8-0 2,868 1

2. Oregon (5) 8-0 2,725 2

3. Kansas State (1) 8-0 2,656 4

4. Notre Dame 8-0 2,553 5

5. LSU 7-1 2,382 6

6. Georgia 7-1 2,205 11

7. Florida State 8-1 2,193 10

8. Florida 7-1 2,061 3

9. Clemson 7-1 1,917 13

10. Louisville 8-0 1,714 14

11. South Carolina 7-2 1,588 16

12. Oklahoma 5-2 1,473 7

13. Oregon State 6-1 1,449 8

14. Stanford 6-2 1,307 18

15. Mississippi State 7-1 1,231 12

16. USC 6-2 1,200 9

17. Boise State 7-1 1,142 19

18. Texas A&M 6-2 996 21

19. Texas Tech 6-2 604 17

20. West Virginia 5-2 554 22

21. Nebraska 6-2 542 NR

22. Texas 6-2 392 24

23. Rutgers 7-1 354 15

24. Louisiana Tech 7-1 304 NR

25. Oklahoma State 5-2 245 NR

Others receiving votes: Northwestern 135; Toledo 109; UCLA 85; Arizona 81; Tulsa 74; Northern Illinois 58; Kent State 54; Michigan 28; Ohio 25; TCU 19; Cincinnati 15; Louisiana-Monroe 11; Utah State 6; Arizona State 5; Wisconsin 5; Iowa State 4; Virginia Tech 3; Washington 2; Central Florida 1.

College Schedule

Thursday’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

BOSTON RED SOX—Named Brian Butterfield third base coach.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Agreed to terms with RHP Jake Peavy on a two-year contract. Exercised the 2013 contract option on RHP Gavin Floyd. Declined 2013 contract options of RHP Brett Myers and 3B Kevin Youkilis.

DETROIT TIGERS—Signed manager Jim Leyland to a one-year contract. Exercised the 2013 contract options on RHP Octavio Dotel and SS Jhonny Peralta.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Announced LHP Dallas Braden and RHP Joey Devine cleared outright waivers, refused outright assignments to Sacramento (PCL) and elected to become free agents.

TEXAS RANGERS—Declined 2013 contract options for RHP Scott Feldman and RHP Yoshinori Tateyama. Reinstated RHP Neftali Feliz from the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Justin Miller from Round Rock (PCL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES—Exercised the 2013 contract options on RHP Tim Hudson, C Brian McCann and LHP Paul Maholm.

CHICAGO CUBS—Named Derek Johnson minor league pitching coordinator.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA—Suspended Los Angeles Clippers G Matt Barnes one game for pleading nolo contendre, in California state court, to resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer in the discharge of his duties.

CHICAGO BULLS—Exercised its third-year option for G-F Jimmy Butler.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES—Exercised third-year options on G Ricky Rubio and F Derrick Williams for the 2013-14 season.

UTAH JAZZ—Exercised the contract option of coach Tyrone Corbin through the 2013-14 season.

Women’s National Basketball Association

INDIANA FEVER—Promoted general manger Kelly Krauskopf to president.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS—Signed WR Raymond Radway to the practice squad. Terminated the practice squad contract of WR Joe Anderson.

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Placed DL Emmanuel Stephens on injured reserve.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Traded WR Mike Thomas to Detroit for an undisclosed draft pick.

MIAMI DOLPHINS—Released WR Anthony Armstrong.

NEW ENGLAND PATROITS—Released LB Bobby Carpenter.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Placed WR Ben Obomanu on injured reserve. Released CB Danny Gorrer. Promoted WR Jermaine Kearse and OT Michael Person from the practice squad. Signed WR Phil Bates to the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Placed G Carl Nicks and TE Danny Noble on injured reserve. Promoted G Roger Allen from the practice squad.

HOCKEY

American Hockey League

AHL—Suspended San Antonio RW Andre Deveaux one game for his actions following the conclusion of an Oct. 28 game at Rockford.

SOCCER

U.S. SOCCER—Named Tom Sermanni women’s national team coach.

COLLEGE

BALDWIN WALLACE—Announced its athletic teams will skip postseason play this academic year as it investigates mistakes in awarding financial aid for student-athletes.

DOANE—Announced the addition of wrestling and bowling beginning in the fall of the 2013-14 year.

LOUISVILLE—Signed men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino to a five-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season.

Auto Racing

NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

Points

Roundup>1, Jimmie Johnson, 2,291. 2, Brad Keselowski, 2,289. 3, Clint Bowyer, 2,265. 4, Kasey Kahne, 2,262. 5, Denny Hamlin, 2,242. 6, Jeff Gordon, 2,237. 7, Martin Truex Jr., 2,228. 8, Matt Kenseth, 2,226. 9, Greg Biffle, 2,222. 10, Tony Stewart, 2,220.

Roundup>11, Kevin Harvick, 2,203. 12, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 2,151. 13, Kyle Busch, 1,006. 14, Carl Edwards, 937. 15, Ryan Newman, 936. 16, Paul Menard, 921. 17, Joey Logano, 885. 18, Marcos Ambrose, 880. 19, Jeff Burton, 802. 20, Jamie McMurray, 797.

Money

Roundup>1, Jimmie Johnson, $7,408,261. 2, Matt Kenseth, $7,041,344. 3, Denny Hamlin, $6,467,058. 4, Tony Stewart, $6,135,930. 5, Kyle Busch, $5,888,812. 6, Brad Keselowski, $5,634,785. 7, Jeff Gordon, $5,513,251. 8, Greg Biffle, $5,313,018. 9, Kevin Harvick, $5,239,938. 10, Clint Bowyer, $5,002,960.

Roundup>11, Carl Edwards, $4,955,847. 12, Martin Truex Jr., $4,928,190. 13, Ryan Newman, $4,899,822. 14, Dale Earnhardt Jr., $4,848,100. 15, Jeff Burton, $4,790,135. 16, Marcos Ambrose, $4,437,294. 17, Kasey Kahne, $4,409,991. 18, Aric Almirola, $4,399,018. 19, Jamie McMurray, $4,224,739. 20, Juan Pablo Montoya, $4,158,796.