Local Slate

Today

COLLEGE?MEN’S?BASKETBALL

Mount Hood at Blue Mountain, 5 p.m.

COLLEGE?WOMEN’S?BASKETBALL

Blue Mountain at Mt. Hood, 6 p.m.

Saturday

PREP FOOTBALL

Monroe at Heppner (2A?quarterfinals), 1 p.m.

COLLEGE?WOMEN’S?BASKETBALL

Blue Mountain vs. SW?Oregon (at Mt. Hood), noon

Football

NFL

Thursday

Indianapolis 30, Tennessee 27

Sunday

Baltimore at Chicago, 10 a.m.

Oakland at Houston, 10 a.m.

N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, 10 a.m.

Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 10 a.m.

Detroit at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 10 a.m.

Cleveland at Cincinnati, 10 a.m.

Arizona at Jacksonville, 10 a.m.

San Diego at Miami, 1:05 p.m.

Minnesota at Seattle, 1:25 p.m.

San Francisco at New Orleans, 1:25 p.m.

Green Bay at N.Y. Giants, 1:25 p.m.

Kansas City at Denver, 5:30 p.m.

Open: Dallas, St. Louis

Monday, Nov. 18

New England at Carolina, 5:40 p.m.

NCAA

Top 25 Schedule

Thursday

No. 8 Clemson 55, Georgia Tech 31

Today

No. 13 UCLA vs. Washington, 6 p.m.

Saturday

No. 1 Alabama at Mississippi State, 4:45 p.m.

No. 2 Florida State vs. Syracuse, 12:30 p.m.

No. 3 Ohio State at Illinois, 9 a.m.

No. 4 Baylor vs. Texas Tech at Arlington, Texas, 4 p.m.

No. 5 Stanford at Southern Cal, 5 p.m.

No. 6 Oregon vs. Utah, 1 p.m.

No. 7 Auburn vs. No. 25 Georgia, 12:30 p.m.

No. 11 South Carolina vs. Florida, 4 p.m.

No. 12 Oklahoma State at No. 23 Texas, 12:30 p.m.

No. 14 Michigan State at Nebraska, 12:30 p.m.

No. 15 UCF at Temple, 9 a.m.

No. 17 Wisconsin vs. Indiana, 9 a.m.

No. 19 Louisville vs. Houston, 4 p.m.

No. 21 Arizona State vs. Oregon State, 6:30 p.m.

No. 22 Oklahoma vs. Iowa State, 9 a.m.

No. 24 Miami at Duke, 12:30 p.m.

Soccer

MLS

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Eastern Conference

Leg 1 — Saturday: Sporting KC 0, Houston 0

Leg 2 — Saturday, Nov. 23: Houston at Sporting KC, 4:30 p.m.

Western Conference

Leg 1 — Sunday: Real Salt Lake 4, Portland 2

Leg 2 — Sunday, Nov. 24: Real Salt Lake at Portland, 6 p.m.

Basketball

NBA

Thursday

Houston 109, New York 106

Oklahoma City at Golden State, late finish

Today

Milwaukee at Indiana, 4 p.m.

Chicago at Toronto, 4 p.m.

Portland at Boston, 4:30 p.m.

Charlotte at Cleveland, 4:30 p.m.

Dallas at Miami, 4:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Denver, 5 p.m.

Brooklyn at Phoenix, 6 p.m.

San Antonio at Utah, 6 p.m.

Memphis at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Sacramento, 7:30 p.m.

NCAA Men

How the Top 25 fared

Thursday

1. Kentucky (2-1) did not play. Next: vs. Robert Morris, Sunday.

2. Michigan State (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Columbia, Friday.

3. Louisville (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Cornell, Friday.

4. Duke (1-1) did not play. Next: vs. Florida Atlantic, Friday.

5. Kansas (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Iona, Tuesday.

6. Arizona (3-0) beat San Diego State 69-60. Next: vs. Fairleigh Dickinson, Monday.

7. Michigan (2-0) did not play. Next: at Iowa State, Sunday.

8. Oklahoma State (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Friday.

9. Syracuse (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Colgate, Saturday.

10. Ohio State (2-0) did not play. Next: at No. 17 Marquette, Saturday.

11. Florida (1-1) did not play. Next: vs. UALR, Saturday.

12. North Carolina (1-0) did not play. Next: vs. Holy Cross, Friday.

13. Memphis (1-0) beat Austin Peay 95-69. Next: at No. 8 Oklahoma State, Tuesday.

14. VCU (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Winthrop, Saturday.

15. Gonzaga (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Oakland, Sunday.

16. Wichita State (3-0) beat William & Mary 79-62. Next: vs. Tennessee State, Saturday.

17. Marquette (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 10 Ohio State, Saturday.

18. Oregon (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Utah Valley, Tuesday.

19. UConn (3-0) beat Detroit 101-55. Next: vs. Boston University, Sunday.

20. Wisconsin (2-0) did not play. Next: at Green Bay, Saturday.

21. Notre Dame (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Indiana State, Sunday.

22. New Mexico (1-0) did not play. Next: vs. Charleston Southern, Sunday.

23. Baylor (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, Sunday.

24. UCLA (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Sacramento State, Monday.

25. Virginia (1-1) did not play. Next: vs. Davidson, Saturday.

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Far West Scores

Thursday

Arizona 69, San Diego St. 60

Jackson St. 84, Air Force 82

Loyola Marymount 74, Long Beach St. 73

NCAA Women

How the Top 25 fared

Thursday

1. UConn (2-0) did not play. Next: at No. 8 Maryland, Friday.

2. Duke (2-0) beat South Carolina-Upstate 123-40. Next: vs. Alabama, Sunday.

3. Stanford (1-1) did not play. Next: vs. Cal Poly, Friday.

4. Tennessee (3-0) beat Chattanooga 80-56. Next: vs. Georgia Tech, Sunday.

5. Louisville (3-0) beat No. 14 LSU 88-67. Next: vs. No. 11 Oklahoma, Sunday. Next: vs. Ohio, Thursday, Nov. 21.

6. Notre Dame (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Valparaiso, Saturday.

7. Kentucky (3-0) did not play. Next: vs. Central Michigan, Sunday.

8. Maryland (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 1 UConn, Friday.

9. Baylor (2-0) beat Nicholls State 111-58. Next: vs. Savannah State, Thursday, Nov 21.

10. California (1-1) did not play. Next: at George Washington, Friday.

11. Oklahoma (2-0) beat No. 25 Gonzaga 82-78. Next: vs. No. 5 Louisville, Sunday.

12. North Carolina (1-1) did not play. Next: at UCLA, Sunday.

13. Penn State (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 1 UConn, Sunday.

14. LSU (2-1) lost to No. 5 Louisville 88-67. Next: vs. Hampton, Wednesday.

15. Nebraska (2-0) did not play. Next: at Utah, Friday.

16. Texas A&M (2-0) did not play. Next: at Houston, Sunday.

17. Colorado (1-0) did not play. Next: vs. Alcorn State, Friday.

18. Purdue (2-0) did not play. Next: at Toledo, Sunday.

19. Michigan State (1-1) beat Canisius 102-54. Next: at No. 23 Dayton, Sunday.

20. Oklahoma State (2-0) did not play. Next: vs. Northern Colorado, Saturday.

21. South Carolina (3-0) beat College of Charleston 81-54. Next: vs. Seton Hall, Sunday.

22. Iowa State (2-0) did not play. Next: at Cincinnati, Thursday, Nov. 21.

23. Dayton (1-1) did not play. Next: vs. Akron, Friday.

24. Georgia (2-0) beat Mercer 72-41. Next: vs. Ohio State, Sunday.

25. Gonzaga (2-1) lost to No. 11 Oklahoma 82-78. Next: vs. Eastern Washington, Wednesday.

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Far West Scores

Thursday

New Mexico St. 98, Boise St. 68

Hockey

NHL

Thursday

Chicago 5, Phoenix 4, SO

Boston 3, Columbus 2, OT

Los Angeles 3, N.Y. Islanders 2

Tampa Bay 5, Anaheim 1

St. Louis 7, Colorado 3

Dallas 7, Calgary 3

San Jose 2, Vancouver 1, OT

Today

Toronto at Buffalo, 4 p.m.

Los Angeles at New Jersey, 4 p.m.

Nashville at Pittsburgh, 4 p.m.

Anaheim at Carolina, 4 p.m.

Montreal at Columbus, 4 p.m.

Boston at Ottawa, 4:30 p.m.

Washington at Detroit, 4:30 p.m.

Florida at Minnesota, 5 p.m.

Philadelphia at Winnipeg, 5 p.m.

San Jose at Edmonton, 7 p.m.

WHL

Thursday

Edmonton 6, Moose Jaw 2

Today

Kootenay at Prince Albert, 5 p.m.

Saskatoon at Brandon, 5:30 p.m.

Swift Current at Calgary, 6 p.m.

Moose Jaw at Red Deer, 6 p.m.

Prince George at Spokane, 7:05 p.m.

Regina at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.

Seattle at Victoria, 7:05 p.m.

Medicine Hat at Vancouver, 7:30 p.m.

Portland at Everett, 7:35 p.m.

Baseball

MLB

Free Agents

NEW YORK — The five free agents who have signed, with name, position, former club if different, and contract. The contract information was obtained by The Associated Press from player and management sources. For players with minor league contracts, letter agreements for major league contracts are in parentheses:

AMERICAN LEAGUE

CLEVELAND (1) — Re-signed Jason Giambi, 1b, to a minor league contract.

OAKLAND (1) — Signed Nick Punto, inf, Los Angeles Dodgers, to a $3 million, one-year contract.

TEXAS (1) — Re-signed Geovany Soto, c, to a $3.05 million, one-year contract.

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

CINCINNATI (1) — Signed Brayan Pena, c, Detroit, to a $2,275,000, one-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA (1) — Signed Marlon Byrd, of, Pittsburgh, to a $16 million, two-year contract.

Golf

PGA

OHL Classic Scores

Thursday

At El Camaleon Golf Club

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Purse: $6 million

Yardage: 6,987; Par: 71 (36-35)

First Round Leaders

Matt Jones    37-32—69

Will MacKenzie    35-34—69

Len Mattiace    36-33—69

Joe Durant    34-36—70

Brian Davis    34-37—71

Tim Petrovic    36-35—71

John Rollins    37-35—72

John Senden    36-37—73

Blake Adams    36-37—73

Troy Matteson    37-37—74

Joe Ogilvie    37-37—74

Fred Funk    40-35—75

Ricky Barnes    39-37—76

Steven Bowditch    38-39—77

Steve Marino    37-40—77

Note: 125 golfers did not complete first round.

Leaderboard

    SCORE    THRU

1. Erik Compton    -4    17

1. Alvaro Quiros    -4    14

1. Brian Stuard    -4    12

4. Harris English    -3    16

4. Jamie Lovemark    -3    12

4. Josh Teater    -3    17

LPGA

Lorena Ochoa Invitational Scores

Thursday

At Guadalajara Country Club

Guadalajara, Mexico

Purse: $1 million

Yardage: 6,633; Par 72

First Round Leaders

Pornanong Phatlum    31-35—66

Amy Yang    32-35—67

Anna Nordqvist    36-32—68

Inbee Park    34-34—68

So Yeon Ryu    35-33—68

Jenny Shin    34-35—69

Michelle Wie    34-35—69

Karine Icher    35-35—70

I.K. Kim    36-34—70

Ai Miyazato    36-34—70

Suzann Pettersen    37-33—70

Lizette Salas    37-33—70

Brittany Lang    37-34—71

Azahara Munoz    34-37—71

Gerina Piller    38-33—71

Carlota Ciganda    35-37—72

Sandra Gal    36-36—72

Jessica Korda    35-37—72

Stacy Lewis    36-36—72

Beatriz Recari    36-36—72

Lexi Thompson    36-36—72

Caroline Hedwall    36-37—73

Mo Martin    37-36—73

Morgan Pressel    37-36—73

Motorsports

NASCAR

SPRINT CUP

FORD ECOBOOST 400

Site: Homestead, Fla.

Schedule: Today, practice (ESPN2, 10:30-11:55 a.m.), qualifying (ESPN2, 3-4:30 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Fox Sports 2, 9-10 a.m., noon-1 p.m.); Sunday, race, 11 a.m. (ESPN, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.).

Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Race distance: 400.5 miles, 267 laps.

Last year: Jeff Gordon won the season-ending race. Brad Keselowski finished 15th to give team owner Roger Penske his first Sprint Cup title.

Last week: Kevin Harvick won at Phoenix. Five-time series champion Jimmie Johnson finished third to open a 28-point lead over Matt Kenseth with one race left. Kenseth was 23rd.

Fast facts: To take the title if Kenseth wins the race, Johnson needs to finish 23rd or better, 24th with a lap led, or 25th with the most laps led. ... Kenseth has a season-high seven victories. Johnson has six. ... Harvick is third in the standings, 34 points behind Johnson. Harvick is making his final start for Richard Childress Racing. He will drive for Stewart-Haas next season. ... Trevor Bayne revealed Tuesday that he has multiple sclerosis. The 2011 Daytona 500 winner plans to run a full Nationwide schedule next year for Roush Fenway Racing and a partial Cup schedule for Wood Brothers Racing. ... Kyle Busch also is entered in the Nationwide and Truck races. He has 20 victories this season in the three series, winning four times in Cup, 12 in Nationwide and four in Truck. Overall, he has 125 victories — 28 in Cup, a record 63 in Nationwide and 34 in Truck.

Transactions

Thursday

BASEBALL

American League

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with INF Adam Rosales on a one-year contract and with LHP Aaron Poreda and OF Brad Snyder on minor league contracts.

National League

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Requested release waivers on 3B Mauro Gomez.

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BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Los Angeles Clippers F Matt Barnes $25,000 for failing to leave the court in a timely manner upon his ejection and using inappropriate language on his Twitter account during the game following his ejection of a Nov. 13 game against Oklahoma City.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Assigned F Ryan Kelly and F Elias Harris to Los Angeles (NBADL).

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FOOTBALL

National Football League

DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed DT Caesar Rayford to the practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed S Ed Reed. Released OLB Ricky Sapp.

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HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended Toronto F Nazem Kadri three games for interference with Minnesota G Niklas Backstrom during a Nov. 13 game.

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Recalled C Peter Holland from Norfolk (AHL). Reassigned G Frederik Andersen and D Sami Vatanen to Norfolk.

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