2011-12-16 / Sports

Goings-on

Today
Basketball — Edward Little boys at
Brunswick, 7 p.m.; Brunswick girls at Edward
Little, 7 p.m.; Erskine Academy boys at Mt.
Ararat, 7 p.m.; Mt. Ararat girls at Erskine
Academy, 6:30 p.m.; Morse boys at Maranacook, 7 p.m.; Maranacook girls at Morse, 7
p.m.; St. Dom’s boys and girls at Lisbon, with
girls at 5:30 p.m. and boys to follow; Richmond boys and girls at Greenville, with girls
at 5 p.m. and boys to follow.; Hyde boys and
girls at Seacoast Christian, with girls at 5:30
p.m. and boys to follow; Wiscasset girls at
Carrabec, 7 p.m.
Hockey — Mt. Ararat boys at Edward Little,
8:45 p.m.
Swimming — Brunswick at Edward Little,
7 p.m.; Lewiston at Mt. Ararat, 7 p.m.;
Morse at Cony, 7 p.m.; Wiscasset at Gardiner, 3:30 p.m.
Saturday
Basketball — Freeport boys and girls at
Lake Region, with girls at 4 p.m. and boys
to follow.
Wrestling — Mt. Ararat, Lisbon at
McDonald’s Tournament, TBA.; Morse at
Tiger Tourney, 9 a.m.; Hyde at Doug
Parker Tournament, TBA.
Indoor track — Brunswick, Mt. Ararat
and many others at Bowdoin Relays, 9
a.m.
Monday
Basketball — Lisbon girls at Wiscasset,
7 p.m.
Hockey — Edward Little boys at
Brunswick, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday
Basketball — Brunswick boys at Oxford
Hills, 7 p.m.; Oxford Hills girls at
Brunswick, 7 p.m.; Mt. Ararat boys at
Skowhegan, 7 p.m.; Skowhegan girls at Mt.
Ararat, 6:30 p.m.; Gardiner boys at Morse, 7
p.m.; Morse girls at Gardiner, 6:30 p.m.;
Lisbon boys at Wiscasset, 7 p.m.; Wells
boys at Freeport, 7 p.m.; Freeport girls at
Wells, 7 p.m.
Wrestling — Lisbon and Fryeburg at Monmouth, 6 p.m.; Rangeley boys and girls at
Richmond, with girls at 5:30 p.m., with
boys to follow.
Swimming — Morse at Lewiston, 7 p.m.;
Winslow at Wiscasset, 5:30 p.m.














































NHL glance

National Hockey League
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GPWLOTPtsGFGA
Philadelphia3020734311085
N.Y.Rangers291784388465
Pittsburgh 31 17 10 4 38 95 79
New Jersey 30 16 13 1 33 79 86
N.Y. Islanders 29 9 14 6 24 67 96
Northeast Division
GPWLOTPtsGFGA
Boston 3020914110261
Toronto 30 16 11 3 35 93 95
Buffalo 30 15 12 3 33 81 82
Montreal 32 13 12 7 33 82 84
Ottawa 32 14 14 4 32 96 112
Southeast Division
GPWLOTPtsGFGA
Florida 311696388480
Washington 30 16 13 1 33 90 94
Winnipeg 31 14 13 4 32 84 94
Tampa Bay 31 13 16 2 28 84 105
Carolina 33 10 18 5 25 84 113
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GPWLOTPtsGFGA
Chicago 3119844210395
Detroit 30 19 10 1 39 96 67
St.Louis 301893397563
Nashville 31 16 11 4 36 83 83
Columbus 31 9 18 4 22 74 102
Northwest Division
GPWLOTPtsGFGA
Minnesota 322084448370
Vancouver 31 18 11 2 38 101 77
Calgary 31 14 14 3 31 78 87
Edmonton 31 14 14 3 31 85 84
Colorado 32 14 17 1 29 86 99
Pacific Division
GPWLOTPtsGFGA
Dallas 30 18 11 1 37 77 80
San Jose 29 16 10 3 35 83 72
Phoenix 31 16 12 3 35 82 82
Los Angeles 31 14 13 4 32 67 71
Anaheim 30 9 16 5 23 71 96
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime
loss.

Thursday’s Games
Dallas 3, N.Y. Islanders 2
Carolina 4, Vancouver 3
Los Angeles 2, Columbus 1
Philadelphia 4, Montreal 3
Tampa Bay 5, Calgary 4, OT
St. Louis 4, N.Y. Rangers 1
Nashville 4, Detroit 3
Washington 1, Winnipeg 0
Phoenix 4, Edmonton 2
San Jose 5, Colorado 4
Friday’s Games
Toronto at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.
Calgary at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Dallas at New Jersey, 8 p.m.
Anaheim at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Boston at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Vancouver at Toronto, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Montreal, 7 p.m.
Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Anaheim at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
Los Angeles at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Columbus, 7 p.m.
St. Louis at Nashville, 8 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Phoenix, 8 p.m.
Washington at Colorado, 9 p.m.
Edmonton at San Jose, 10 p.m.




























Falcons, 41-14

Jacksonville 007714
Atlanta 10 17 14 0 41

First Quarter
Atl—Jones 29 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick),
10:51.
Atl—FG Bryant 33, 3:18.
Second Quarter
Atl—Turner 5 run (Bryant kick), 13:03.
Atl—White 6 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick),
1:49.
Atl—FG Bryant 31, :00.
Third Quarter
Atl—Peters 13 fumble return (Bryant kick),
13:33.
Atl—White 29 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick),
6:38.
Jac—Potter 46 blocked punt return (Scobee
kick), 2:12.
Fourth Quarter
Jac—West 16 pass from Gabbert (Scobee kick),
59.
A—68,856.


















Jac Atl
First downs 12 20
Total Net Yards 207 373
Rushes-yards 19-116 35-97
Passing 91 276
Punt Returns 1-0 4-28
Kickoff Returns 6-143 2-53
Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-21
Comp-Att-Int 12-22-1 24-32-0
Sacked-Yards Lost 5-50 1-4
Punts 7-43.4 5-40.8
Fumbles-Lost 3-3 0-0
Penalties-Yards 5-40 4-31
Time of Possession 21:29 38:31

:INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING—Jacksonville, Jones-Drew 17-112,
Gabbert 1-5, D.Harris 1-(minus 1). Atlanta,
Turner 19-61, Snelling 5-22, Rodgers 8-10,
Jones 1-6, Redman 2-(minus 2).
PASSING—Jacksonville, Gabbert 12-22-1-141.
Atlanta, Ryan 19-26-0-224, Redman 5-6-0-56.
RECEIVING—Jacksonville, West 3-38, Lewis 3-
30, Price 2-39, Dillard 2-12, Cloherty 1-21,
Jones-Drew 1-1. Atlanta, White 10-135, Jones
5-85, Snelling 4-26, Turner 2-4, Gonzalez 1-14,
Douglas 1-12, Rodgers 1-4.
MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.











NFL glance

National Football League
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
AMERICAN CONFERENCE
East
WL TPctPFPA
New England 10 3 0.769396 274
N.Y.Jets 850.615327270
Buffalo 580.385288341
Miami 490.308256246
South
WL TPctPFPA
y-Houston 10 3 0.769330 208
Tennessee 760.538266251
Jacksonville 4 10 0.286207 293
Indianapolis 0 13 0.000184 382
North
WL TPctPFPA
Baltimore 10 3 0.769320 202
Pittsburgh 10 3 0.769282 198
Cincinnati 760.538285270
Cleveland 490.308178254
West
WL TPctPFPA
Denver 850.615269302
Oakland 760.538290354
SanDiego 670.462324299
KansasCity 580.385173305
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
East
WL TPctPFPA
N.Y.Giants 760.538324349
Dallas 760.538317281
Philadelphia 580.385297292
Washington 490.308229290
South
WL TPctPFPA
x-New Orleans 10 3 0.769415 286
Atlanta 950.643341281
Carolina 490.308313355
TampaBay 490.308232370
North
WL TPctPFPA
y-Green Bay 13 0 01.000466 278
Detroit 850.615367305
Chicago 760.538301255
Minnesota 2 11 0.154274 364
West
WL TPctPFPA
y-San Francisco 10 3 0.769307 182
Seattle 670.462246259
Arizona 670.462253288
St. Louis 2 11 0.154153 326

x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
Thursday’s Game
Atlanta 41, Jacksonville 14
Saturday’s Game
Dallas at Tampa Bay, 8:20 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
New Orleans at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
Seattle at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Cincinnati at St. Louis, 1 p.m.
Carolina at Houston, 1 p.m.
Green Bay at Kansas City, 1 p.m.
Tennessee at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Washington at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.
Detroit at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.
New England at Denver, 4:15 p.m.
Cleveland at Arizona, 4:15 p.m.
N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 4:15 p.m.
Baltimore at San Diego, 8:20 p.m.
Monday’s Game
Pittsburgh at San Francisco, 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 22
Houston at Indianapolis, 8:20 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 24
Oakland at Kansas City, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
Denver at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at Washington, 1 p.m.
Cleveland at Baltimore, 1 p.m.
Miami at New England, 1 p.m.
N.Y. Giants at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.
Arizona at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
San Diego at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.
San Francisco at Seattle, 4:15 p.m.
Philadelphia at Dallas, 4:15 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 25
Chicago at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 26
Atlanta at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m.








































Area wrestling

At Mt. Ararat High School
Mt. Ararat 54, Windham 30
106 — Kenny (MA) pinned Phipps in
:13.
113 — Allen (MA) pinned Frank in 4:20.
120 — Hudson (MA) pinned Harrington
in 1:21.
126 — Yeaton (MA) pinned Cancelarich
in 2:59.
132 — Ewing (MA) pinned Bailey in
4:30.
138 — Gunter (MA) pinned Winde in
:38.
145 — Kenny (W) won by forfeit.
152 — Weymouth (W) pinned D. Ewing
in 4:39.
160 — Brewer (MA) won by forfeit.
170 — Pelletier (W) pinned Gray in 1:59.
182 — Power (W) won by forfeit.
195 — Coons (W) won by forfeit.
220 — Knorr (MA) pinned Mitchell in
1:40.
285 — Mondonedo ( MA) pinned
Hodgkins in 2:18.
160 — Jensen (Brun) won by forfeit.























Mt. Ararat 42, Morse 27
106 — Kenny (MA) won by forfeit.
123 — Allen (MA) won by forfeit.
120 — Harrington (Mo) pinned Hudson
in 1:53.
126 — Yeaton (MA) won by forfeit.
132 — Bonti (Mo) pinned A. Ewing in
2:35.
138 — Stevens (Mo) dec. Gunter, 5-2.
145 — Brackett (Mo) won by forfeit.
152 — D. Ewing (MA) pinned McGowan
in :25.
160 — Burr (MA) pinned Armstrong in
2:16.
170 — Losier (Mo) pinned Gray in :47.
182 — Double forfeit.
195 — Double forfeit.
220 — Knorr (MA) pinned Lent in 1:52.
285 — Mondonedo (MA) won by forfeit.
160 — Jensen (Brun) pinned Armstrong
in 1:18.



















Windham 48, Morse 35
106 — Lucas Phillips (W) won by forfeit.
113 — Sam Frank (W) won by forfeit.
120 — Dylan Harington (M) dec. Brandon Huntington, 16-0.
126 — Dominic Cancelarich (W) won by
forfeit.
132 — Chad Bonti (M) pinned Zach Bailey in 2:42.
138 — Gary Stevens (M) pinned Mike
Matassa in 1:38.
145 — Zech Thomas (M) pinned T.J.
Kenney in :51.
152 — Johnny Weymouth (W) pinned
Aidan McGowan in 4:43.
160 — Michael Armstrong (M) won by
forfeit.
170 — Devin Pelletier (W) pinned Brody
Losier in :48.
182 — Cooper Power (W) won by forfeit. 195 — Christian Coons (W) won by forfeit. 220 — Corey Lent (M) pinned Brandon
Mitchell in 1:23.
285 — Jake Hodgkins (W) won by forfeit. Up next for Mt. Ararat — McDonald’s
Invitational on Dec. 17.
Up next for Morse — At Tiger tournament on Dec. 17.




















York 48, Lisbon 33
106 — Cote Baraunias (L) pinned A.
Gayetche in 3:40.
113 — JD Martin (L) pinned O’Connor in
1:33.
120 — Nick McNamara (L) pinned York
in 1:20.
126 — Zach Stevens (L) pinned Niles in
:43.
132 — Tyler Bard (L) pinned Papp in
2:48.
138 — Mitchell (Y) pinned Mike Demerhest in :55.
145 — Petrozalla (Y) pinned Josh Collier
in 2:21.
152 — Fashianos (Y) pinned Dylan Dall
in :43.
160 — J. Gayetche (Y) won by forfeit.
170 — David Moore (L) dec. Diffan, 1-0.
182 — Slosher (Y) won by forfeit.
195 — Handley (Y) won by forfeit.
220 — Spicer (Y) won by forfeit.
285 — Mercurio(Y) won by forfeit.




















Mountain Valley 42, Lisbon 18
107 — Burgess (MV) pinned Cote Baraunias in :43.
113 — Jacques (MV) pinned JD Martin
in 1:03.
120 — Nick McNamara ( L) pinned
Thornton in 5:49.
126 — Gill (MV) pinned Zach Stevens in
5:59.
132 — Tyler Bard (L) won by forfeit.
138 — Provencher (MV) pinned Mike
Demerhest in :55.
145 — Austin (MV) pinned Josh Collier
in 2:07.
152 — Dylan Dall (L) won by forfeit.
160 — Theriault (MV) won by forfeit.
170 — Cross (MV) pinned David Moore
in 2:59.
182 — Double forfeit.
195 — Double forfeit.
220 — Double forfeit.
285 — Double forfeit.
Up next for Lisbon — McDonald’s Invitational on Dec. 17.




















AHL glance

American Hockey League
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L OL SL Pts GF GA
Manchester17100 2367874
St.John’s15740349481
Worcester11633286258
Portland121112276879
Providence101512236090
East Division
W L OL SL Pts GF GA
WB/Scran.15714358471
Hershey14732339477
Norfolk 161001339878
Syracuse121021278383
Binghamton91711206386
Northeast Division
W L OL SL Pts GF GA
Connecticut15812338376
Adirondack14911307665
Albany 121031286379
Bridgeport111131267787
Springfield121310257675
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Midwest Division
W L OL SL Pts GF GA
Charlotte151111327573
Milwaukee15701317362
Chicago12913286868
Peoria 121411268788
Rockford101312238395
North Division
W L OL SL Pts GF GA
Toronto 15731348271
Rochester111131267074
LakeErie12131 1266470
GrandRpds11121 2258182
Hamilton101312235479
West Division
W L OL SL Pts GF GA
Okla.City19701398260
Houston15426387965
Abbotsford18810376961
SanAntonio12140 0245976
Texas 111201237173
NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one
point for an overtime or shootout loss.

Thursday’s Game
Chicago 2, Charlotte 1
Friday’s Games
Chicago at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Bridgeport at Connecticut, 7 p.m.
St. John’s at Manchester, 7 p.m.
Worcester at Albany, 7 p.m.
Adirondack at Binghamton, 7:05 p.m.
Springfield at Providence, 7:05 p.m.
Grand Rapids at Lake Erie, 7:30 p.m.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at Syracuse, 7:30 p.m.









The Associated Press
Week 14
Quarterbacks
Att Com Yds TD Int
Brady, NWE 496 328 4273 33 11
Schaub, HOU 292 178 2479 15 6
Rothlsberger, PIT429 276 3526 21 11
Rivers, SND 480 302 3745 22 17
Mat. Moore, MIA 263 162 1864 10 6
Tebow, DEN 198 96 1290 11 2
Sanchez, NYJ 426 242 2859 21 11
Hasselbeck, TEN 403 246 2701 15 10
Dalton, CIN 415 245 2833 18 12
Fitzpatrick, BUF 449 278 3013 20 16
Rushers
Att Yds Avg LG TD
Jones-Drew, JAC 277 1222 4.41 41 7
R. Rice, BAL 234 1029 4.40 67 10
A. Foster, HOU 239 957 4.00 43 8
Mathews, SND 185 943 5.10 39 4
F. Jackson, BUF 170 934 5.49 80t 6
McGahee, DEN 199 920 4.62 60t 4
Benson, CIN 222 883 3.98 42 5
Johnson, TEN 217 875 4.03 48t 4
S. Greene, NYJ 207 868 4.19 31 6
Be. Tate, HOU 146 820 5.62 44 3
Receivers
No Yds Avg LG TD
Welker, NWE 100 1339 13.4 99t 9
Gronkwski, NWE 71 1088 15.3 52t 15
B. Marshall, MIA 67 937 14.0 46 4
Bowe, KAN 65 937 14.4 52t 4
St. Johnson, BUF 63 790 12.5 53 6
M. Wallace, PIT 62 1034 16.7 95t 8
R. Rice, BAL 62 593 9.6 52 2
Garcon, IND 60 851 14.2 87t 6
Washington, TEN 59 798 13.5 57 5
Hernandez, NWE 59 607 10.3 30 5
Punters
No Yds LG Avg
Lechler, OAK 68 3450 80 50.7
Fields, MIA 62 3071 70 49.5
Moorman, BUF 57 2763 66 48.5
Scifres, SND 43 2068 71 48.1
B. Colquitt, DEN 82 3910 66 47.7
McAfee, IND 73 3436 64 47.1
Koch, BAL 59 2731 62 46.3
Mesko, NWE 45 2075 61 46.1
D. Colquitt, KAN 76 3462 68 45.6
Huber, CIN 77 3425 71 44.5
Punt Returners
No Yds Avg LG TD
Arenas, KAN 25 333 13.3 37 0
An. Brown, PIT 27 330 12.2 60t 1
Mariani, TEN 31 363 11.7 79t 1
Edelman, NWE 23 269 11.7 72t 1
Bess, MIA 29 316 10.9 22 0
L. Webb, BAL 27 290 10.7 68t 1
Jac. Jones, HOU 41 439 10.7 79t 1
Cosby, DEN 26 269 10.3 30 0
Br. Tate, CIN 44 425 9.7 56t 1
Kerley, NYJ 21 201 9.6 53 0
Kickoff Returners
No Yds Avg LG TD
McKnight, NYJ 29 940 32.4 107t 1
An. Brown, PIT 20 549 27.5 52 0
Cribbs, CLE 30 787 26.2 63 0
R. Goodman, SND 25 652 26.1 44 0
C. Gates, MIA 27 675 25.0 77 0
Mariani, TEN 26 635 24.4 49 0
Karim, JAC 24 573 23.9 37 0
Br. Tate, CIN 33 785 23.8 45 0
McCluster, KAN 23 510 22.2 35 0
Arenas, KAN 17 362 21.3 35 0
Scoring
Touchdowns
TD Rush Rec Ret Pts-
Gronkowski, NWE 16 1 15 0 96
R.Rice,BAL 12102072
A.Foster,HOU10 82060
Jones-Drew,JAC10 73060
Decker,DEN 908154
Welker,NWE 909054
M.Bush,OAK 871048
Green-Ellis,NWE8 80048
V.Jackson,SND8 08048
Mendenhall,PIT880048
Kicking
PAT FG LG Pts
Cundiff, BAL 33-3327-35 51 114
Gostkowski, NWE 46-4622-26 50 112
Rackers, HOU 36-3724-29 54 108
Nugent, CIN 28-2925-27 49 103
Novak, SND 31-3223-28 53 100
Janikowski, OAK 30-3022-24 63 96
Bironas, TEN 29-2921-24 52 92
Folk, NYJ 39-3916-21 51 87
Suisham, PIT 32-3218-24 49 86
D. Carpenter, MIA 19-1921-26 51 82

NFC leaders

The Associated Press
Week 14
Quarterbacks
Att Com Yds TD Int
A. Rodgers, GBY 438 305 4125 39 6
Brees, NOR 543 385 4368 32 11
Romo, DAL 453 294 3646 26 9
E. Manning, NYG 489 303 4105 25 12
Stafford, DET 516 327 3754 29 14
Ale. Smith, SNF 358 221 2565 15 5
M. Ryan, ATL 479 288 3474 23 12
Cutler, CHI 314 182 2319 13 7
Kolb, ARI 253 146 1955 9 8
C. Newton, CAR 452 270 3573 15 16
Rushers
Att Yds Avg LG TD
L. McCoy, PHL 242 1172 4.84 60 14
M. Turner, ATL 254 1068 4.20 61 8
Gore, SNF 234 1054 4.50 55 6
Forte, CHI 203 997 4.91 46 3
M. Lynch, SEA 225 969 4.31 47 9
B. Wells, ARI 216 943 4.37 71 9
Murray, DAL 164 897 5.47 91t 2
S. Jackson, STL 202 895 4.43 47t 5
A. Peterson, MIN 186 872 4.69 54 11
Blount, TAM 167 737 4.41 54t 5
Receivers
No Yds Avg LG TD
J. Graham, NOR 80 1101 13.8 59 8
R. White, ATL 75 965 12.9 43 6
Sproles, NOR 74 580 7.8 36 4
T. Gonzalez, ATL 73 812 11.1 30 7
Ca. Johnson, DET 72 1121 15.6 73t 12
Harvin, MIN 69 779 11.3 52t 5
Cruz, NYG 68 1150 16.9 74t 7
St. Smith, CAR 67 1217 18.2 77t 5
G. Jennings, GBY 67 949 14.2 79t 9
H. Nicks, NYG 65 1023 15.7 68 6
Punters
No Yds LG Avg
A. Lee, SNF 65 3293 68 50.7
Morstead, NOR 42 2005 64 47.7
J. Ryan, SEA 77 3646 77 47.4
Weatherford, NYG 65 2997 62 46.1
Zastudil, ARI 67 3063 66 45.7
Kluwe, MIN 61 2771 60 45.4
McBriar, DAL 46 2076 68 45.1
Masthay, GBY 42 1887 67 44.9
Donn. Jones, STL 85 3767 65 44.3
Koenen, TAM 59 2611 65 44.3
Punt Returners
No Yds Avg LG TD
D. Hester, CHI 24 443 18.5 82t 2
P. Peterson, ARI 37 603 16.3 99t 4
Ginn Jr., SNF 38 466 12.3 55t 1
Cobb, GBY 24 287 12.0 80t 1
Banks, WAS 30 317 10.6 55 0
L. Washington, SEA34 354 10.4 37 0
Weems, ATL 27 278 10.3 42 0
P. Parker, TAM 23 210 9.1 34 0
Sproles, NOR 23 204 8.9 72t 1
Sherels, MIN 32 273 8.5 53 0
Kickoff Returners
No Yds Avg LG TD
Ginn Jr., SNF 28 788 28.1 102t 1
Cobb, GBY 30 839 28.0 108t 1
Pilares, CAR 19 515 27.1 101t 1
Sproles, NOR 31 813 26.2 57 0
Logan, DET 26 665 25.6 42 0
L. Washington, SEA35 874 25.0 54 0
Dev. Thomas, NYG24 576 24.0 40 0
Stephns-Hwling, ARI32 759 23.7 35 0
Booker, MIN 19 450 23.7 68 0
Weems, ATL 21 483 23.0 37 0
Scoring
Touchdowns
TD Rush Rec Ret Pts
L.McCoy,PHL1714 3 0102
C.Newton,CAR13130 078
Ca. Johnson, DET 12 0 12 0 72
A.Peterson,MIN1211 1 072
M.Lynch,SEA10 91060
J. Nelson, GBY 10 0 10 0 60
G.Jennings,GBY9 09054
B.Wells,ARI 990054
Br.Jacobs,NYG8 71050
D.Bryant,DAL8 08048
Kicking
PAT FG LG Pts
Akers, SNF 27-2736-42 55 135
D. Bailey, DAL 32-3231-35 51 125
Crosby, GBY 55-5623-25 58 124
Kasay, NOR 45-4526-31 53 123
Gould, CHI 32-3225-28 57 107
Ja. Hanson, DET 41-4122-26 51 107
M. Bryant, ATL 33-3321-23 50 96
Barth, TAM 20-2024-26 55 92
Henery, PHL 34-3419-22 47 91
Gano, WAS 20-2123-32 59 89

Going Bowling

College Football FBS Bowl glance
By The Associated Press
Subject to Change
Saturday, Dec. 17
New Mexico Bowl
At Albuquerque
Wyoming (8-4) vs. Temple (8-4), 2:30 p.m.
(ESPN)
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
At Boise, Idaho
Utah State (7-5) vs. Ohio (9-4), 5:30 p.m.
(ESPN)
New Orleans Bowl
Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4) vs. San Diego State
(8-4), 9 p.m. (ESPN)
———
Tuesday, Dec. 20
Beef ’O’Brady’s Bowl
At St. Petersburg, Fla.
Marshall (6-6) vs. FIU (8-4), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
———
Wednesday, Dec. 21
Poinsettia Bowl
At San Diego
TCU (10-2) vs. Louisiana Tech (8-4), 8 p.m.
(ESPN)
———
Thursday, Dec. 22
MAACO Bowl
At Las Vegas
Boise State (11-1) vs. Arizona State (6-6), 8
p.m. (ESPN)
———
Saturday, Dec. 24
Hawaii Bowl
At Honolulu
Nevada (7-5) vs. Southern Mississippi (11-2), 8
p.m. (ESPN)
———
Monday, Dec. 26
Independence Bowl
At Shreveport, La.
North Carolina (7-5) vs. Missouri (7-5), 4 p.m.
(ESPN)
———
Tuesday, Dec. 27
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl
At Detroit
Western Michigan (7-5) vs. Purdue (6-6), 4:30
p.m. (ESPN2)
Belk Bowl
At Charlotte, N.C.
North Carolina State (7-5) vs. Louisville (7-5), 8
p.m. (ESPN)
———
Wednesday, Dec. 28
Military Bowl
At Washington
Air Force (7-5) vs. Toledo (8-4), 4:30 p.m.
(ESPN)
Holiday Bowl
At San Diego
Texas (7-5) vs. California (7-5), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
———
Thursday, Dec. 29
Champs Sports Bowl
At Orlando, Fla.
Florida State (8-4) vs. Notre Dame (8-4), 5:30
p.m. (ESPN)
Alamo Bowl
At San Antonio
Baylor (9-3) vs. Washington (7-5), 9 p.m.
(ESPN)
———
Friday, Dec. 30
Armed Forces Bowl
At Dallas
Tulsa (8-4) vs. BYU (9-3), Noon (ESPN)
Pinstripe Bowl
At Bronx, N.Y.
Rutgers (8-4) vs. Iowa State (6-6), 3:30 p.m.
(ESPN)
Music City Bowl
At Nashville, Tenn.
Mississippi State (6-6) vs. Wake Forest (6-6),
6:40 p.m. (ESPN)
Insight Bowl
At Tempe, Ariz.
Oklahoma (9-3) vs. Iowa (7-5), 10 p.m. (ESPN)
———
Saturday, Dec. 31
Meinke Car Care Bowl
At Houston
Texas A&M (6-6) vs. Northwestern (6-6), Noon
(ESPN)
Sun Bowl
At El Paso, Texas
Georgia Tech (8-4) vs. Utah (7-5), 2 p.m. (CBS)
Liberty Bowl
At Memphis, Tenn.
Vanderbilt (6-6) vs. Cincinnati (9-3), 3:30 p.m.
(ESPN)
Fight Hunger Bowl
At San Francisco
UCLA (6-7) vs. Illinois (6-6), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Chick-fil-A Bowl
At Atlanta
Virginia (8-4) vs. Auburn (7-5), 7:30 p.m.
(ESPN)
———
Monday, Jan. 2
TicketCity Bowl
At Dallas
Penn State (9-3) vs. Houston (12-1), Noon
(ESPNU)
Capital One Bowl
At Orlando, Fla.
Nebraska (9-3) vs. South Carolina (10-2), 1
p.m. (ESPN)
Outback Bowl
At Tampa, Fla.
Georgia (10-3) vs. Michigan State (10-3), 1
p.m. (ABC)
Gator Bowl
At Jacksonville, Fla.
Florida ( 6- 6) vs. Ohio State ( 6- 6), 1 p. m.
(ESPN2)
Rose Bowl
At Pasadena, Calif.
Oregon (11-2) vs. Wisconsin (11-2), 5 p.m.
(ESPN)
Fiesta Bowl
At Glendale, Ariz.
Stanford (11-1) vs. Oklahoma State (11-1), 8:30
p.m. (ESPN)
———
Tuesday, Jan. 3
Sugar Bowl
At New Orleans
Michigan (10-2) vs. Virginia Tech (11-2), 8 p.m.
(ESPN)
———
Wednesday, Jan. 4
Orange Bowl
At Miami
West Virginia (9-3) vs. Clemson (10-3), 8 p.m.
(ESPN)
———
Friday, Jan. 6
Cotton Bowl
At Arlington, Texas
Kansas State (10-2) vs. Arkansas (10-2), 8 p.m.
(FOX)
———
Saturday, Jan. 7
BBVA Compass Bowl
At Birmingham, Ala.
Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. SMU (7-5), Noon (ESPN)
———
Sunday, Jan. 8
GoDaddy.com Bowl
At Mobile, Ala.
Arkansas State (10-2) vs. Northern Illinois (10-
3), 9 p.m. (ESPN)
———
Monday, Jan. 9
BCS National Championship
At New Orleans
LSU (13-0) vs. Alabama (11-1), 8:30 p.m.
(ESPN)
———
Saturday, Jan. 21
East-West Shrine Classic
At St. Petersburg, Fla.
East vs. West, TBA, (NFLN)













































































































































































NCAA Subdivision

NCAA Football Championship Subdivision
Playoff Glance
By The Associated Press
First Round
Saturday, Nov. 26
James Madison 20, Eastern Kentucky 17
Old Dominion 35, Norfolk State 18
Stony Brook 31, Albany (N.Y.) 28
Central Arkansas 34, Tennessee Tech 14
Second Round
Saturday, Dec. 3
Georgia Southern 55, Old Dominion 48
Montana 41, Central Arkansas 14
Maine 34, Appalachian State 12
Sam Houston State 34, Stony Brook 27
Montana State 26, New Hampshire 25
Lehigh 40, Towson 38
North Dakota State 26, James Madison 14
Northern Iowa 28, Wofford 21
Quarterfinals
Friday, Dec. 9
Montana 48, Northern Iowa 10
Saturday, Dec. 10
Sam Houston State 49, Montana State 13
Georgia Southern 35, Maine 23
North Dakota State 24, Lehigh 0
Semifinals
Friday, Dec. 16
Montana (11-2) at Sam Houston State (13-0), 8
p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 17
Georgia Southern (11-2) at North Dakota State
(12-1), 2:30 p.m.































Transactions

Thursday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS—Named Derek Falvey director of baseball operations (player personnel and acquisitions) and David Stearns director of baseball operations (contracts, strategy and analysis). MINNESOTA TWINS—Agreed to terms with OF Josh Willingham on a three-year contract. TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Fabio Castillo and C Chris Robinson on minor league contracts. National League HOUSTON ASTROS—Released OF-1B Nick Stavinoa from his minor league contract. NEW YORK METS—Agreed to terms with LHP Chuck James on a minor league contract. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Agreed to terms with LHP Dontrelle Willis on a one-year contract. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Agreed to terms with LHP J.C. Romero on a one-year contract. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CHARLOTTE BOBCATS—Signed G Reggie Williams to a two-year contract. DALLAS MAVERICKS—Waived G Andy Rautins. DENVER NUGGETS—Signed F Michael Ruffin. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS—Signed F Dominic McGuire. MIAMI HEAT—Signed F Billy White. MILWAUKEE BUCKS—Signed F Jon Leuer. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES—Signed G Malcolm Lee to a three-year contract and G Bonzi Wells. NEW YORK KNICKS—Signed C Jerome Jordan. NEW JERSEY NETS—Signed F Ime Udoka and Shawne Williams. Waived F Travis Outlaw. PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS—Signed G Jamal Crawford to a two-year contract. FOOTBALL National Football League WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Placed S LaRon Landry on injured reserve. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL—Fined Boston D Adam McQuaid $2,500 for kneeing Ottawa F Nick Foligno in a Dec. 4 game. BUFFALO SABRES—Signed F Kevin Sundher to a three-year contract. DETROIT RED WINGS—Recalled LW Tomas Tatar from Grand Rapids (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS—Sent RW Nick Palmieri to Albany (AHL). NEW YORK ISLANDERS—Recalled D Calvin de Haan and G Kevin Poulin from Bridgeport (AHL). Placed G Rick DiPietro on injured reserve. PHOENIX COYOTES—Recalled D Chris Summers from Portland (AHL). American Hockey League BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS—Signed G Nick Niedert and D Wes Cunningham. CONNECTICUT WHALE—Recalled F Jeff Prough from Greenville (ECHL). Signed F Brendan Connolly. PROVIDENCE BRUINS—Signed F Everett Sheen. SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE—Recalled F Angelo Esposito from Cincinnati (ECHL). Reassigned F David Marshall to Rio Grande Valley (CHL).

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