FOOTBALL

COLLEGE BOWL GAMES

RESULTS SATURDAY

Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl

Wake Forest 37, Memphis 34

Armed Forces Bowl • Fort Worth, Texas

Army 70, Houston 14

Dollar General Bowl • Mobile, Ala.

Troy 42, Buffalo 32

Hawaii Bowl • Honolulu

La. Tech (7-5) vs. Hawaii (8-5), late

GAMES WEDNESDAY

Quick Lane Bowl • Detroit

•Gophers (6-6) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5), 4:15 pm (ESPN)

First Responder Bowl • Dallas

•Boston College (7-5) vs. Boise State (10-3), 12:30 pm (ESPN)

Cheez-It Bowl • Phoenix

•California (7-5) vs. TCU (6-6), 8 pm (ESPN)

GAMES THURSDAY

Independence Bowl • Shreveport, La.

•Temple (8-4) vs. Duke (7-5), 12:30 pm (ESPN)

Pinstripe Bowl • Bronx, N.Y.

•Miami (7-5) vs. Wisconsin (7-5), 4:15 pm (ESPN)

Texas Bowl • Houston

•Baylor (6-6) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6), 8 pm

(ESPN)

GAMES FRIDAY

Music City Bowl • Nashville

•Purdue (6-6) vs. Auburn (7-5), 12:30 pm (ESPN)

Camping World Bowl • Orlando, Fla.

•West Virginia (8-3) vs. Syracuse (9-3), 4:15 pm (ESPN)

Alamo Bowl • San Antonio

•Iowa State (8-4) vs. Washington State (10-2), 8 pm (ESPN)

BASKETBALL

TIMBERWOLVES STATISTICS

(Through Saturday)

PLAYER G Min Pts Reb Ast

Towns 32 33.4 21.0 11.6 2.5

Rose 30 29.2 18.5 2.8 4.6

Wiggins 28 32.9 16.3 4.1 2.1

Covington 17 34.0 13.9 5.8 1.1

Teague 23 31.5 11.6 2.3 8.3

Saric 18 24.1 11.1 5.9 1.7

Gibson 31 25.3 10.3 7.0 1.4

Bayless 1 12.0 7.0 0.0 3.0

Okogie 24 19.3 6.8 3.0 1.0

Dieng 32 13.8 5.7 4.1 0.8

Tolliver 21 14.2 4.3 2.0 0.7

Jones 31 18.1 4.2 1.6 3.1

Terrell 1 21.3 4.0 1.0 1.0

Deng 4 8.0 3.0 3.0 0.3

Nunnally 10 5.7 2.7 0.4 0.5

Bates-Diop 2 8.9 2.0 1.5 0.0

Williams 6 8.9 1.7 0.3 0.5

Team 32 240.8 110.8 44.1 24.3

Opponents 32 240.8 111.6 46.2 25.9

OKLAHOMA CITY STATISTICS

(Through Saturday)

PLAYER G Min Pts Reb Ast

George 31 35.0 26.1 8.1 4.5

Westbrook 23 34.0 20.1 10.8 10.3

Schroder 30 29.3 16.4 3.9 4.6

Adams 30 33.4 16.2 10.2 1.6

Grant 31 30.4 12.3 4.6 1.0

Abrines 28 19.7 5.5 1.6 0.7

Diallo 25 13.0 5.5 2.5 0.4

Noel 30 14.2 5.2 4.8 0.5

Felton 13 11.0 4.8 1.5 1.8

Ferguson 25 21.5 4.5 1.8 0.7

Patterson 31 15.3 3.9 2.6 0.6

Burton 15 8.7 3.3 1.1 0.3

Luwawu-Cab. 17 6.9 2.1 1.0 0.2

Nader 14 3.1 1.1 0.9 0.1

Davis 1 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0

Team 31 240.0 112.1 48.7 22.9

Opponents 31 240.0 105.3 44.2 23.7

HOCKEY

WILD STATISTICS

(Through Saturday)

PLAYER GP G A PTS +/- PIM

Granlund 35 11 23 34 2 8

Parise 34 15 14 29 2 12

Suter 35 4 22 26 -4 21

Staal 34 12 11 23 1 12

Dumba 32 12 10 22 -5 21

Koivu 30 4 17 21 -2 16

Zucker 34 10 10 20 1 14

Spurgeon 35 4 15 19 2 8

Niederreiter 35 7 11 18 -9 6

Coyle 35 5 11 16 7 10

Greenway 34 6 5 11 -4 14

Brodin 35 4 6 10 -4 14

Fehr 35 4 5 9 -6 22

Foligno 35 2 4 6 -3 23

Brown 28 1 3 4 -6 22

Eriksson Ek 27 1 3 4 -6 6

Seeler 35 1 2 3 0 22

Hendricks 12 0 1 1 0 12

Pateryn 34 0 1 1 -3 21

Kunin 6 0 0 0 -2 9

Prosser 5 0 0 0 1 0

Read 5 0 0 0 0 2

Totals 35 101 177 280 -35 309

Opponents 35 100 161 252 19 348

GOALIES W L OT SO Sv% GAA

Dubnyk 12 12 3 0 .913 2.62

Stalock 5 3 0 0 .904 2.65

Totals 17 15 3 0 .905 2.82

Opponents 18 15 2 2 .905 3.00

PRO • WOMEN

NWHL W L T OL Pts GF GA

Whitecaps 6 2 0 0 12 26 21

Boston 6 2 0 0 12 34 17

Buffalo 4 3 0 0 8 23 12

Connecticut 2 4 0 1 5 12 23

Metropolitan 2 8 0 0 4 17 39

GAME NEXT SATURDAY

Whitecaps at Buffalo, 1 pm

GAMES NEXT SUNDAY

Whitecaps at Buffalo, 12:30 pm

Boston at Connecticut, 2 pm

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Cleveland: Signed OF Brandon Barnes and RHP Brooks Pounders to minor league contracts.

Los Angeles: Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Harvey on a one-year contract.

Tampa Bay: Agreed to terms with RHP Charlie Morton on a two-year contract.

Toronto: Signed 2B Eric Sogard to a minor league contract.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Cincinnati: Designated LHP Robby Scott for assignment.

St. Louis: Designated RHP Ryan Meisinger for assignment.

BASKETBALL

NBA: Fined New Jersey coach Kenny Atkinson $25,000 for verbally abusing game officials and failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection.

Atlanta: Transferred F Alex Poythress from Erie (NBAGL).

FOOTBALL

NFL

Detroit: Placed WR Bruce Ellington and S Charles Washington on injured reserve. Signed WR Chris Lacy and CB Dee Virgin from the practice squad. Signed WR Deontez Alexander to the practice squad.

Houston: Activated CB Kayvon Webster from injured reserve.

Indianapolis: Signed S Rolan Milligan from the practice squad.

Jacksonville: Placed OT Jermey Parnell and S Ronnie Harrison on injured reserve. Signed CB Breon Borders and OL Brandon Thomas from the practice squad.

HOCKEY

NHL

Calgary: Assigned F Ryan Lomberg to Stockton (AHL). Activated F Michael Frolik from injured reserve.

Colorado: Recalled G Joe Cannata from Utah (ECHL) to Colorado (AHL).

Los Angeles: Placed D Dion Phaneuf on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 11. Activated F Ilya Kovalchuk from injured reserve.

Vegas: Recalled G Zach Fucale from Fort Wayne (ECHL) to Chicago (AHL).

SOCCER

MLS

Atlanta United: Re-signed D Michael Parkhurst.

TODAY'S LINE

NFL

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

Sunday

Vikings 6 (42½) DETROIT

DALLAS 7½ (48) Tampa Bay

NEW ENG. 13½ (44½) Buffalo

Atlanta 3 (44½) CAROLINA

MIAMI 3½ (38½) Jacksonville

INDIANAPOLIS 10 (48) N.Y. Giants

PHIL. 2½ (46) Houston

Green Bay 3 (47) N.Y. JETS

CLEVELAND 10 (44) Cincinnati

L.A. Rams 14 (44) ARIZONA

Chicago 4½ (43) SAN FRAN.

NEW ORL. 6½ (53) Pittsburgh

Kansas City 1½ (55) SEATTLE

Monday

Denver 3 (43) OAKLAND

NBA

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SUNDAY

OKLA. CITY off Timberwolves

DETROIT 9½ Atlanta

INDIANA off Washington

ORLANDO 3½ Miami

BROOKLYN 7½ Phoenix

New Orleans 1 SACRAMENTO

CLEVELAND 1½ Chicago

BOSTON 7 Charlotte

GOLDEN STATE 10½ L.A. Clippers

PORTLAND 7 Dallas

L.A. LAKERS 6 Memphis

NHL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SUNDAY

NEW JERSEY off/off Columbus

CAROLINA -112/+102 Boston

N.Y. RANGERS off/off Philadelphia

CHICAGO off/off Florida

TORONTO off/off Detroit

DALLAS off/off N.Y. Islanders

SAN JOSE off/off Arizona

VEGAS off/off Los Angeles

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

WEDNESDAY

Quick Lane Bowl • Detroit

Ga. Tech 5½ (56½) Gophers

First Responder Bowl • Dallas

Boise State 2 (55½) Boston Coll.

Cheez-It Bowl • Phoenix

California 1 (38½) TCU

THURSDAY

Independence Bowl • Shreveport, La.

Temple 3½ (54½) Duke

Pinstripe Bowl • New York

Miami 3 (47½) Wisconsin

Texas Bowl • Houston

Vanderbilt 4 (55½) Baylor

FRIDAY

Music City Bowl • Nashville

Auburn 3½ (55½) Purdue

Camping World Bowl • Orlando, Fla.

West Virginia pick (67) Syracuse

Alamo Bowl • San Antonio

Wash. State 3½ (53½) Iowa State

NEXT SATURDAY

Arizona Bowl • Tucson, Ariz.

Arkansas St. 1 (57½) Nevada

Peach Bowl • Atlanta

Michigan 7 (50½) Florida

Belk Bowl • Charlotte, N.C.

S. Carolina 5 (53½) Virginia

Orange Bowl • Miami

Alabama 14 (77½) Oklahoma

Cotton Bowl • Arlington, Texas

Clemson 12½ (55) Notre Dame

MONDAY, DEC. 31

Military Bowl • Annapolis, Md.

Cincinnati 6 (53½) Virginia Tech

Sun Bowl • El Paso, Texas

Stanford 6 (52) Pittsburgh

Redbox Bowl • Santa Clara, Calif.

Oregon 3 (48) Michigan St.

Liberty Bowl • Memphis

Missouri 8 (74) Okla. St.

Holiday Bowl • San Diego

Utah 7 (46) Northwestern

Taxslayer Bowl • Jacksonville, Fla.

Texas A&M 7 (58½) N.C. State

TUESDAY, JAN. 1

Outback Bowl • Tampa, Fla.

Miss. State 7 (44) Iowa

Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Fla.

Penn State 6½ (47½) Kentucky

Fiesta Bowl • Glendale, Ariz.

LSU 7½ (55½) C. Florida

Rose Bowl • Pasadena, Calif.

Ohio State 6½ (58) Washington

Sugar Bowl • New Orleans

Georgia 12½ (58) Texas

Note: Home team in CAPS.