FOOTBALL

NFL

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

North W L T Pct PF PA

Detroit 9 6 0 .600 322 327

Green Bay 9 6 0 .600 401 364

Vikings 7 8 0 .467 289 297

Chicago 3 12 0 .200 269 361

East

y-Dallas 13 2 0 .867 408 279

x-N.Y. Giants 10 5 0 .667 291 274

Washington 8 6 1 .567 386 364

Philadelphia 6 9 0 .400 340 318

South

y-Atlanta 10 5 0 .667 502 374

Tampa Bay 8 7 0 .533 337 353

New Orleans 7 8 0 .467 437 416

Carolina 6 9 0 .400 353 385

West

y-Seattle 9 5 1 .633 329 269

Arizona 6 8 1 .433 374 356

Los Angeles 4 11 0 .267 218 350

San Francisco 2 13 0 .133 286 455

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

North W L T Pct PF PA

y-Pittsburgh 10 5 0 .667 372 297

Baltimore 8 7 0 .533 333 294

Cincinnati 5 9 1 .367 298 305

Cleveland 1 14 0 .067 240 425

East

y-New England 13 2 0 .867 406 236

x-Miami 10 5 0 .667 349 345

Buffalo 7 8 0 .467 389 348

N.Y. Jets 4 11 0 .267 245 399

South

y-Houston 9 6 0 .600 262 304

Tennessee 8 7 0 .533 357 361

Indianapolis 7 8 0 .467 387 372

Jacksonville 3 12 0 .200 298 376

West

x-Oakland 12 3 0 .800 410 361

x-Kansas City 11 4 0 .733 352 284

Denver 8 7 0 .533 309 291

San Diego 5 10 0 .333 383 386

Note: x - clinched playoff spot; y - clinched division

GAMES SUNDAY

Chicago at Vikings, noon (Ch. 9)

Baltimore at Cincinnati, noon

Buffalo at N.Y. Jets, noon

Carolina at Tampa Bay, noon

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, noon

Dallas at Philadelphia, noon

Houston at Tennessee, noon

Jacksonville at Indianapolis, noon

New England at Miami, noon

Arizona at Los Angeles, 3:25 pm

Kansas City at San Diego, 3:25 pm

New Orleans at Atlanta, 3:25 pm

N.Y. Giants at Wash., 3:25 pm (Ch. 9)

Oakland at Denver, 3:25 pm (Ch. 4)

Seattle at San Francisco, 3:25 pm

Green Bay at Detroit, 7:30 pm (Ch. 11)

End of regular season

VIKINGS 2017 OPPONENTS

Home: Chicago, Detroit, Green Bay, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Baltimore, Cincinnati, NFC West*.

Away: Chicago, Detroit, Green Bay, Atlanta, Carolina, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, NFC East*.

Note: * - team from that division that finishes in the same spot as Vikings in the 2016 standings.

COLLEGE

FRIDAY

Liberty Bowl • Memphis

•Georgia 31, TCU 23

Sun Bowl • El Paso, Texas

•Stanford 25, North Carolina 23

Music City Bowl • Nashville

•Tennessee 38, Nebraska 24

Arizona Bowl • Tucson

•Air Force 45, South Alabama 21

Orange Bowl • Miami Gardens, Fla.

•Florida St. 33, Michigan 32

THURSDAY

Alamo Bowl • San Antonio

•Oklahoma St. 38, Colorado 8

SATURDAY

Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Fla.

•LSU (7-4) vs. Louisville (9-3), 10 am

TaxSlayer Bowl • Jacksonville, Fla.

•Kentucky (7-5) vs. Georgia Tech (8-4), 10 am

CFP semifinals

Peach Bowl • Atlanta

•Alabama (13-0) vs. Washington (12-1), 2 pm

Fiesta Bowl • Glendale, Ariz.

•Clemson (12-1) vs. Ohio State (11-1), 6 pm

MONDAY

Outback Bowl • Tampa, Fla.

•Florida (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), noon

Cotton Bowl • Arlington, Texas

•W. Michigan (13-0) vs. Wisconsin (10-3), noon

Rose Bowl • Pasadena, Calif.

•Penn State (11-2) vs. USC (9-3), 4 pm

Sugar Bowl • New Orleans

•Oklahoma (10-2) vs. Auburn (8-4), 7:30 pm

SATURDAY, JAN. 7

FCS Championship • Frisco, Texas

•James Madison (13-1) vs. Youngstown St. (12-3), 11 am

MONDAY, JAN. 9

College Football Championship

At Tampa, Fla.

•Semifinal winners, 7:30 pm

SATURDAY, JAN. 21

East-West Shrine Classic

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

•West vs. East, 2 pm

NFLPA Collegiate Bowl • Carson, Calif.

•National vs. American, 3 pm

SATURDAY, JAN. 28

Senior Bowl • Mobile, Ala.

•South vs. North, 1:30 pm

BASKETBALL

TIMBERWOLVES STATISTICS

(Through Friday)

Player G Min Pts Reb Ast

Wiggins 33 36.6 22.1 4.2 2.4

Towns 33 35.2 21.8 11.5 2.8

LaVine 32 37.6 21.1 3.0 3.2

Dieng 33 32.7 10.4 7.8 2.1

Muhammad 30 17.5 7.4 2.5 0.4

Rubio 28 31.4 7.3 4.1 7.3

Bjelica 31 16.4 6.1 3.2 1.2

Payne 10 8.8 4.8 1.8 0.4

Dunn 33 17.1 4.1 2.2 2.4

Jones 20 11.0 3.3 1.3 2.2

Aldrich 29 12.4 2.6 3.6 0.5

Hill 5 7.9 2.0 2.6 0.0

Rush 11 11.0 1.5 1.3 0.6

Lucas III 5 2.1 0.4 0.0 0.2

Totals 33 241.6 104.2 42.7 22.4

Opponents 33 241.6 105.7 40.8 21.8

GOPHERS MEN'S STATISTICS

(Through Friday)

Player G Min Pts Reb Ast

Mason 14 33.6 13.5 3.3 5.4

McBrayer 14 31.1 12.7 2.2 3.3

Coffey 13 29.9 12.3 3.5 2.8

Murphy 14 26.3 10.6 8.6 0.8

Springs 14 21.0 8.9 3.1 1.2

Lynch 13 19.8 8.1 5.9 0.5

Curry 14 21.1 6.5 6.1 1.4

Konate 14 9.7 2.3 3.6 0.1

Gilbert 11 6.1 2.2 1.2 0.2

Hurt 12 6.8 1.2 0.7 0.3

Rudrud 4 1.8 1.0 0.2 0.0

Diedhiou 3 2.3 0.7 0.7 0.0

Sharp 6 1.8 0.3 0.0 0.2

Haugh 4 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.5

Totals 14 200 76.9 40.9 15.9

Opponents 14 200 65.4 37.9 11.5

GOPHERS WOMEN'S STATISTICS

(Through Friday)

Player G Min Pts Reb Ast

Wagner 14 33.5 18.1 5.1 1.6

Bell 13 32.2 16.7 3.6 5.5

Hubbard 12 31.2 13.8 3.0 2.6

Fernstrom 1 19.0 12.0 10.0 3.0

Edwards 14 24.5 8.5 7.9 0.6

Tinjum 13 16.6 6.5 4.2 0.6

Hedstrom 14 21.8 4.9 4.3 1.1

Brunson 14 11.0 3.1 1.0 1.2

T. Bello 12 12.2 2.8 5.0 0.2

Starr 14 13.7 2.5 3.7 2.1

Barnes 13 8.7 1.9 3.2 0.1

Key 5 2.6 1.2 0.0 0.0

Kaposi 5 3.0 1.2 1.4 0.2

K. Bello 3 3.0 0.7 1.0 0.0

Lamke 4 3.3 0.5 0.0 0.0

Totals 14 200 76.6 46.9 14.8

Opponents 14 200 74.1 45.7 18.4

HOCKEY

WILD STATISTICS

(Through Friday)

PLAYER GP G A TP +/- PIM

Coyle 35 12 18 30 14 22

Staal 35 11 19 30 15 14

Granlund 35 9 18 27 18 4

Koivu 35 9 14 23 18 10

Niederreiter 35 9 14 23 16 8

Zucker 35 8 14 22 23 14

Suter 35 5 16 21 25 14

Dumba 35 5 10 15 11 22

Parise 26 6 9 15 -2 16

Brodin 35 3 11 14 4 14

Pominville 35 5 9 14 2 2

Spurgeon 31 4 10 14 23 12

Haula 25 6 5 11 5 10

Stewart 35 7 3 10 0 42

Eriksson Ek 9 2 3 5 2 2

Scandella 24 2 2 4 1 10

Schroeder 6 2 2 4 2 0

Dalpe 9 1 2 3 0 9

Folin 25 0 3 3 12 20

Graovac 27 3 0 3 1 4

Prosser 16 0 2 2 -2 4

Bertschy 5 0 1 1 0 4

Gabriel 11 0 1 1 0 24

Pulkkinen 9 1 0 1 -1 2

Cannone 3 0 0 0 0 0

Mitchell 10 0 0 0 -1 0

Olofsson 1 0 0 0 1 0

Reilly 9 0 0 0 0 2

Totals 35 110 186 296 0 305

Opponents 35 70 125 195 0 289

GOALIES W L OT SO Sv% GAA

Dubnyk 19 6 3 5 .944 1.67

Kuemper 4 2 1 0 .904 3.11

Totals 23 8 4 5 .935 2.00

Opponents 12 19 4 2 .890 3.14

COLUMBUS STATISTICS

(Through Friday)

PLAYER GP G A TP +/- PIM

Atkinson 34 15 20 35 6 8

Foligno 32 12 20 32 10 33

Wennberg 34 8 24 32 12 9

Saad 34 14 16 30 19 6

Gagner 33 14 14 28 11 8

Werenski 34 6 18 24 7 10

Hartnell 34 9 13 22 11 15

Jones 28 6 9 15 8 10

Anderson 34 8 6 14 10 36

Dubinsky 32 3 11 14 8 24

Karlsson 34 5 7 12 10 2

Jenner 34 6 5 11 -1 19

Savard 34 1 9 10 23 22

Johnson 34 1 8 9 20 18

Sedlak 32 3 6 9 7 12

Calvert 29 5 2 7 6 18

Nutivaara 34 1 4 5 6 4

Murray 29 0 3 3 5 16

Bjorkstrand 5 0 1 1 -1 6

Hannikainen 5 0 0 0 -1 0

Harrington 3 0 0 0 0 0

Milano 2 0 0 0 -1 0

Prout 8 0 0 0 2 8

Totals 34 117 196 313 0 288

Opponents 34 70 118 188 0 298

GOALIES W L OT SO Sv% GAA

Bobrovsky 23 5 2 3 .934 1.95

McElhinney 2 0 2 0 .938 1.99

Totals 25 5 4 3 .935 1.96

Opponents 9 25 3 1 .890 3.44

COLLEGE • WOMEN

WCHA W L T SW Pts GF GA

Wisconsin 13 2 1 1 41 63 15

Gophers 12 2 2 2 40 52 27

Minn. Duluth 10 4 2 1 33 47 26

North Dakota 7 5 4 2 27 38 28

Ohio State 4 10 2 0 14 20 44

St. Cloud State 4 11 1 1 14 24 46

Bemidji St. 4 11 1 0 13 25 46

MSU Mankato 3 12 1 0 10 16 53

Overall: Wisconsin 17-2-1, Gophers 15-3-2, Minn. Duluth 13-4-3, North Dakota 10-7-5, Ohio State 8-10-2, St. Cloud State 5-14-1, Bemidji St. 8-11-1, MSU Mankato 6-14-2.

GAMES FRIDAY, JAN. 6

Nonconference

Ohio State at Penn State, 5 pm

Wisconsin at Lindenwood, 7 pm

Colgate at St. Cloud State, 7:07 pm

Exhibition

Minn. Whitecaps at Gophers, 7:07 pm

GAMES SATURDAY, JAN. 7

Nonconference

Ohio State at Penn State, 1 pm

Wisconsin at Lindenwood, 3 pm

Colgate at St. Cloud State, 3:07 pm

Exhibition

Minn. Whitecaps at Minn. Duluth, 3:07 pm

GAME SUNDAY, JAN. 8

Nonconference

MSU Mankato vs. Gophers at Edina, 3:07 pm

AMATEUR • MEN

IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

At Toronto and Montreal

Results Friday

Slovakia 4, Latvia 2

Switzerland 5, Denmark 4

Games Saturday

Canada vs. USA, 2:30 pm

Czech Republic vs. Sweden, noon

Switzerland vs. Finland, 4:30 pm

Slovakia vs. Russia, 7 pm

WRESTLING

COLLEGE

CITRUS OPEN

At Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

•Augsburg 200.5, Cornell (Iowa) 140.0, Wis.-La Crosse 119.0, Oneonta St. (N.Y.) 106.5, John Carroll (Ohio) 98.5, Williams (Mass.) 92.5, Ursinus (Pa.) 52.5, Liberty (Va., club) 51.0, Muhlenberg (Pa.) 45.5, N.C.-Pembroke 43.0, Florida (club) 11.5, Florida Gulf Coast (club) 0.5.

TRANSACTIONS

FOOTBALL

NFL: Fined Seattle CB Jeremy Lane $27,236, Kansas City DT Chris Jones $18,231, Kansas City TE Demetrius Harris and Arizona TE Jermaine Gresham $12,154 and N.Y. Jets OT Brandon Shell $9,115 for their actions during last week's games.

Cincinnati: Placed OT Cedric Ogbuehi on injured reserve. Signed RB Tra Carson from the practice squad.

Indianapolis: LB Robert Mathis announced his retirement, to be effective after Sunday's game.

N.Y. Jets: Placed RB Matt Forte on injured reserve. Signed CB Bryson Keeton from the practice squad.

Seattle: Agreed to terms with DE Michael Bennett on a three-year contract extension.

HOCKEY

NHL

Arizona: Loaned D Kevin Connauton to Tucson (AHL) for conditioning.

N.Y. Islanders: Waived G Jaroslav Halak.

St. Louis: Signed D Robert Bortuzzo to a two-year contract extension.

Tampa Bay: Reassigned F Erik Condra to Syracuse (AHL).

COLLEGE

Georgia: Announced WR/KR Isaiah McKenzie will enter the NFL draft.

Utah: Fired co-offensive coordinator Aaron Roderick. Announced the retirement of running backs coach Dennis Erickson.

TODAY'S LINE

NFL

FAVORITE line (O/U) UNDERDOG

SUNDAY

VIKINGS 6½ (43) Chicago

TENNESSEE 3 (40½) Houston

Buffalo 3½ (42½) N.Y. JETS

CINCINNATI pick (41½) Baltimore

WASH. 7½ (44½) NY Giants

Green Bay 3 (49½) DETROIT

INDIANAP. 4½ (47) Jacksonville

PHIL. 4 (42½) Dallas

TAMPA BAY 4 (46½) Carolina

PITTSBURGH 6 (42½) Cleveland

ATLANTA 7 (56) New Orleans

New Eng. 9½ (44½) MIAMI

Arizona 6½ (41) LOS ANGELES

Kansas City 4½ (44½) SAN DIEGO

Seattle 10 (43) SAN FRAN.

DENVER 1½ (40½) Oakland

NBA

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SATURDAY

SACRAMENTO off Memphis

CHARLOTTE off Cleveland

CHICAGO 2½ Milwaukee

HOUSTON 9½ New York

UTAH 10½ Phoenix

OKLA. CITY off L.A. Clippers

NHL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SATURDAY

WILD -124/+114 Columbus

BOSTON -201/+181 Buffalo

Washington -165/+155 NEW JERSEY

TAMPA BAY -145/+135 Carolina

PITTSBURGH -143/+133 Montreal

WINNIPEG -136/+126 N.Y. Islanders

N.Y. Rangers -174/+162 COLORADO

DALLAS -148/+138 Florida

EDMONTON -239/+219 Vancouver

CALGARY -201/+181 Arizona

LOS ANGELES off/off San Jose

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SATURDAY

Xavier 2½ GEORGETOWN

Duke 5 VIRGINIA TECH

WAKE FOREST pick Clemson

North Carolina 17 GEORGIA TECH

PITTSBURGH pick Notre Dame

N.C.-Wilmington 3½ TOWSON ST.

Green Bay 3½ Y'STOWN ST.

Houston 12½ S. FLORIDA

MISSOURI ST. 6 Indiana St.

ELON 1 Charleston

CHARLOTTE 7 North Texas

S. Methodist 8 E. CAROLINA

Louisville 1½ Indiana

GA. SOUTHERN 2½ Georgia St.

CREIGHTON 2 Villanova

PRINCETON 13½ Cal Poly

OLD DOMINION 3 Rice

FLA. ATLANTIC 3 W. Kentucky

Marshall 4 FLORIDA INT'L

Hofstra 3 DELAWARE

J. MADISON 1½ Drexel

NORTHEASTERN 4 Wm. & Mary

AIR FORCE 2 Utah State

TULSA 2 Connecticut

VIRGINIA 9 Florida St.

DAVIDSON 10 Richmond

OAKLAND 8½ N. Kentucky.

Wright St. 4 DETROIT

CLEVELAND ST. 5½ Milwaukee

ARK.-LITT. ROCK 8 La.-Monroe

Wyoming 1 UNLV

C. FLORIDA 1½ Temple

Brigham Young 5 L. MARYMOUNT

MIAMI 6 N.C. State

TEXAS STATE 3 Appalachian St.

TEX.-ARLINGTON 14½ Coastal Car.

BOISE STATE 6 Colorado St.

SANTA CLARA 1 San Francisco

Nevada 2 FRESNO ST.

ARKANSAS ST. 3½ La.-Lafayette

Gonzaga 20 PACIFIC

PORTLAND 8 Pepperdine

ST. MARY'S 23 San Diego

College Football

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

SATURDAY

Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Fla.

LSU 3 (59½) Louisville

Taxslayer Bowl • Jacksonville, Fla.

Georgia Tech 3½ (62½) Kentucky

CFP Semifinals

Peach Bowl • Atlanta

Alabama 14 (53) Washington

Fiesta Bowl • Glendale, Ariz.

Ohio State 2½ (59) Clemson

MONDAY

Outback Bowl • Tampa, Fla.

Florida 3½ (40½) Iowa

Cotton Bowl • Arlington, TX

Wisconsin 8½ (52½) W. Michigan

Rose Bowl • Pasadena, Calif.

Southern Cal 7 (59½) Penn State

Sugar Bowl • New Orleans

Oklahoma 3 (64½) Auburn

Note: Home teams are in CAPS.