On deck


Boys basketball: Arlington at Central Christian, 2 p.m.; Trinity Lutheran at Paisley, 4:00 p.m.; Culver at Waldport, 4 p.m.

Girls basketball: Culver at Waldport, 2:30 p.m.; Trinity Lutheran at Paisley, 5:30 p.m.

Swimming: Bend at Lebanon Invite, TBD; Summit, Ridgeview, Redmond, Madras, Mountain View at Jay Rowan Invitational at Cascade Aquatic Center, 10 a.m.

Alpine skiing: OSSA at Mt. Bachelor, Giant Slalom, Cliffhanger/I-5, 10 a.m.

Nordic skiing: OISRA jamboree at Diamond Lake, noon

Wrestling: Ridgeview, Gilchrist, Sisters at La Pine Invite, 10 a.m.; Culver at Joseph Hi Tournament in Joseph, 11 a.m.




All Times PST


Playoff Glance

Wild-card Playoffs


Cincinnati at Houston, 1:30 p.m. (NBC)

Minnesota at Green Bay, 5 p.m. (NBC)


Indianapolis at Baltimore, 10 a.m. (CBS)

Seattle at Washington, 1:30 p.m. (Fox)

NFL Injury Report

NEW YORK — The updated National Football League injury report, as provided by the league:

MINNESOTA VIKINGS at GREEN BAY PACKERS — VIKINGS: OUT: LB Tyrone McKenzie (shoulder). QUESTIONABLE: QB Christian Ponder (elbow), CB Antoine Winfield (hand). PROBABLE: DE Jared Allen (shoulder), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle), DE George Johnson (quadriceps), P Chris Kluwe (left knee), T Phil Loadholt (knee), RB Adrian Peterson (abdomen), DE Brian Robison (shoulder), S Harrison Smith (knee). PACKERS: OUT: WR Jarrett Boykin (ankle), DE Jerel Worthy (knee). QUESTIONABLE: RB James Starks (knee). PROBABLE: WR Randall Cobb (ankle), TE Jermichael Finley (quadriceps), RB Alex Green (knee), CB Davon House (hip), WR Jordy Nelson (knee), CB Tramon Williams (illness), S Charles Woodson (collarbone).

CINCINNATI BENGALS at HOUSTON TEXANS — BENGALS: DOUBTFUL: S Chris Crocker (thigh). QUESTIONABLE: CB Jason Allen (hamstring). PROBABLE: DE Wallace Gilberry (illness), RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (hamstring), CB Leon Hall (not injury related), S Taylor Mays (hamstring), CB Terence Newman (groin), LB Dan Skuta (thigh). TEXANS: DOUBTFUL: G Antoine Caldwell (back). PROBABLE: CB Alan Ball (foot), RB James Casey (knee), RB Tyler Clutts (abdomen), NT Shaun Cody (back), TE Owen Daniels (chest, knee), RB Justin Forsett (knee), S Shiloh Keo (ankle), T Derek Newton (knee), WR DeVier Posey (foot), LB Brooks Reed (groin), DE Antonio Smith (ankle), G Wade Smith (knee), RB Ben Tate (foot), QB T.J. Yates (right elbow).

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS at BALTIMORE RAVENS — COLTS: OUT: G Joe Reitz (concussion). QUESTIONABLE: RB Delone Carter (ankle), NT Antonio Johnson (ankle), T Winston Justice (shoulder), C A.Q. Shipley (knee), S Tom Zbikowski (knee). PROBABLE: LB Pat Angerer (illness), LB Jerrell Freeman (thumb), LB Dwight Freeney (not injury related), DT Kellen Heard (illness), QB Andrew Luck (knee), LB Robert Mathis (not injury related), DE Cory Redding (quadriceps), C Samson Satele (ankle), T Bradley Sowell (illness), CB Teddy Williams (knee). RAVENS: QUESTIONABLE: WR Tandon Doss (ankle), S Bernard Pollard (chest), G Jah Reid (toe). PROBABLE: RB Anthony Allen (head), TE Billy Bajema (head), WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder), LB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle), CB Chris Johnson (thigh), DE Arthur Jones (thigh), RB Vonta Leach (knee, ankle), LB Ray Lewis (triceps), LB Albert McClellan (shoulder, thigh), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (knee), G Kelechi Osemele (knee), RB Bernard Pierce (ankle), S Ed Reed (shoulder), CB Jimmy Smith (abdomen), WR Torrey Smith (knee), LB Terrell Suggs (biceps), G Marshal Yanda (shoulder, knee).

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS at WASHINGTON REDSKINS — SEAHAWKS: PROBABLE: CB Jeremy Lane (knee), RB Marshawn Lynch (back). REDSKINS: QUESTIONABLE: S DeJon Gomes (knee), G Kory Lichtensteiger (ankle). PROBABLE: LB Lorenzo Alexander (shoulder), DE Stephen Bowen (biceps), QB Kirk Cousins (illness), LB London Fletcher (ankle), WR Pierre Garcon (foot), QB Robert Griffin III (knee), CB DeAngelo Hall (elbow), LB Ryan Kerrigan (ankle), C Will Montgomery (knee), WR Joshua Morgan (hand, foot), S Jordan Pugh (ankle), P Sav Rocca (right knee), S Madieu Williams (elbow).


FBS Bowl Glance

Subject to Change

All Times PST


Friday, Jan. 4

Cotton Bowl

Texas A&M 41, Oklahoma 13.

Today, Jan. 5

BBVA Compass Bowl

Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. Mississippi (6-6), 10 a.m. (ESPN)

Sunday, Jan. 6 Bowl

Kent State (11-2) vs. Arkansas State (9-3), 6 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 7

BCS National Championship

Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Alabama (12-1), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Betting line


(Home teams in Caps)

Favorite Open Current Underdog


TEXANS 5 4.5 Bengals

PACKERS 8 7.5 Vikings


RAVENS 6.5 7 Colts

Seahawks 2.5 3 REDSKINS


(Home teams in Caps)

Favorite Open Current Underdog


Compass Bowl

Mississippi 2 3.5 Pittsburgh


Go Bowl

Arkansas St 2 4 Kent St


BCS Championship

Alabama 8.5 9.5 Notre Dame



Hopman Cup


At Perth Arena

Perth, Australia

Purse: $1 million (ITF Exhibition)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Round Robin

Group A

Serbia 3, Germany 0

Novak Djokovic, Serbia, def. Tommy Haas, Germany, 6-2, 6-0.

Ana Ivanovic, Serbia, def. Tatjana Malek, Germany, 6-0, 6-1.

Novak Ivanovic and Ana Djokovic, Serbia, def. Thanasi Kokkinakis Australia, and Tatjana Malek, Germany, 6-2, 7-5 (score stands as 6-0, 6-0; Haas withdrew with an injury and was replaced by Kokkinakis).

Group B

South Africa 2, France 1

Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, def. Mathilde Johansson, France, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, def. Kevin Anderson, South Africa, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3).

Chanelle Scheepers and Kevin Anderson, South Africa, def. Mathilde Johansson and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, 6-3, 1-2, retired.

Qatar Open


At The Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex

Doha, Qatar

Purse: $1.11 million (WT250)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor



Richard Gasquet (2), France, def. Daniel Brands, Germany, 7-5, 7-5.

Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, def. David Ferrer (1), Spain, 6-2, 6-3.

Chennai Open


At SDAT Tennis Stadium

Chennai, India

Purse: $450,000 (WT250)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor



Benoit Paire (5), France, def. Marin Cilic (3), Croatia, 6-4, 1-6, 7-5.

Aljaz Bedene, Slovenia, def. Stanislas Wawrinka (4), Switzerland, 6-2, 7-6 (6).

Janko Tipsarevic (2), Serbia, def. Go Soeda (8), Japan, 6-2, 6-4.

Roberto Bautista-Agut, Spain, def. Tomas Berdych (1), Czech Republic, 7-5, 2-6, 6-3.

Shenzhen Open


At Longgang Tennis Center

Shenzhen, China

Purse: $500,000 (Intl.)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor



Klara Zakopalova (5), Czech Republic, def. Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-1, 6-3.

Li Na (1), China, def. Peng Shuai (6), China, 6-4, 6-0.

ASB Classic


At ASB Bank Tennis Centre

Auckland, New Zealand

Purse: $235,000 (Intl.)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor



Yanina Wickmayer (3), Belgium, def. Mona Barthel (8), Germany, def. 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (3).

Agnieszka Radwanska (1), Poland, def. Jamie Hampton, United States, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3).

Brisbane International


At Queensland Tennis Centre

Brisbane, Australia

Purse: Men, $486,000 (WT250); Women, $1 million (Premier)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor




Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus, def. Gilles Simon (3), France, 6-3, 6-4.

Kei Nishikori (5), Japan, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov (4), Ukraine, 6-4, 7-6 (3).

Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, def. Jurgen Melzer (7), Austria, 6-3, 6-2.

Andy Murray (1), Britain, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 6-4, 7-6 (3).



Serena Williams (3), United States, def. Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, walkover.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, def. Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2.


Men’s college

Friday’s Games


Iona 66, Siena 62

Loyola (Md.) 71, Rider 65

Manhattan 55, St. Peter’s 53

Rhode Island 59, Brown 47

Yale 61, Holy Cross 54


Alabama A&M 88, Jackson St. 87, 2OT

Alabama St. 69, Grambling St. 56

Georgia 52, George Washington 41

Memphis 85, Tennessee 80

Mississippi 95, Fordham 68

Southern U. 50, Prairie View 45

Texas Southern 57, Alcorn St. 48

Tulane 62, Wofford 48


Saint Louis 67, Savannah St. 59

Valparaiso 74, Cleveland St. 50


Sam Houston St. 61, Texas A&M-CC 57


Hawaii 90, Cal St.-Fullerton 88

Women’s college

Friday’s Games


Canisius 65, Siena 62

Fairfield 64, Loyola (Md.) 54

Fordham 71, American U. 50

Iona 76, Niagara 65

Marist 62, Rider 47


Alabama A&M 66, Jackson St. 48

Alabama St. 68, Grambling St. 60

Howard 61, Temple 58

Richmond 65, Navy 59

Southern U. 60, Prairie View 55

Texas Southern 61, Alcorn St. 45

Youngstown St. 58, VCU 45


Illinois St. 72, N. Iowa 41

Indiana St. 55, Bradley 54

UCF 59, Bowling Green 56


Sam Houston St. 65, Texas A&M-CC 46


Arizona 71, Washington St. 65

California 55, Utah 50

Colorado St. 97, S. Dakota Tech 53

Southern Cal 56, Oregon St. 55

Stanford 57, Colorado 40

UCLA 89, Oregon 80

Washington 77, Arizona St. 74




American League

BALITMORE ORIOLES—Claimed C Luis Martinez off waivers from Texas.

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Agreed to terms with RHP Brett Myers on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Claimed INF-OF Russ Canzler off waivers from Cleveland.

TEXAS RANGERS—Announced C Eli Whiteside cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Round Rock (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed RHP Chad Beck off waivers from Pittsburgh.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Named Carlos Garcia manager of Altoona (EL), Frank Kremblas manager of Bradenton (FSL), Michael Ryan manager of West Virginia (SAL), Dave Turgeon manager of Jamestown (NYP), Milver Reyes manager of the GCL Pirates and Keoni De Renne of the Dominican Summer League team.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Named Bryan Eversgerd pitching coach for Memphis (PCL); Scott Ensell trainer for Springfield (Texas); Arthur Adams pitching coach, Roger LaFrancois hitting coach and Keith Joynt trainer for Palm Beach (FSL); Dann Bilardello manager and Mike Petrarca trainer for Peoria (MWL); Oliver Marmol manager and Dan Martin trainer for State College (NYP); Oliver Marmol manager and Tony Reyes trainer for Johnson City (Appalachian) and Jobel Jimenez hitting coach for the Cardinals (GCL).


National Basketball Association

NEW ORLEANS HORNETS—Waived F Dominic McGuire.


National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS—Signed WR Brittan Golden to a reserve/future contract.

HOUSTON TEXANS—Placed LB Tim Dobbins on injured reserve. Signed LB Cameron Collins from the practice squad.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Named Andy Reid coach. Announced general manager Scott Pioli and the team have “mutually parted ways.”

NEW YORK GIANTS—Signed OT Matt McCants, OT Levy Adcock, G Stephen Goodwin, TE Larry Donnell, DE Matt Broha, CB Laron Scott, QB Curtis Painter, LB Jake Muasau, WR Brandon Collins, CB Trumaine McBride, WR Kevin Hardy, G Michael Jasper, DT Bobby Skinner to reserve-future contracts.

NEW YORK JETS—Signed CB Cliff Harris and LB Danny Lansanah to reserve/future contracts.


WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Restored CB Cedric Griffin to the 53-man roster.


FIU—Named Ron Turner football coach.

FLORIDA—Announced TE Jordan Reed will enter the NFL draft.

GEORGIA—Announced LB Jarvis Jones will enter the NFL draft.

LSU—Announced S Eric Reid will enter the NFL draft.

UTAH STATE—Named Kevin McGiven offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

WISCONSIN—Announced C Travis Frederick will enter the NFL draft.

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