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TV SportsWatch

Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts.

Sunday, Dec. 16

EXTREME SPORTS

1 p.m.

NBC — Dew Tour, iON Mountain Championships, at Breckenridge, Colo. (same-day tape)

GOLF

5:30 a.m.

TGC — European PGA Tour, Alfred Dunhill Championship, final round, at Mpumalanga, South Africa

9:30 a.m.

TGC — The Royal Trophy, final round, at Negara, Brunei (same-day tape)

3 p.m.

NBC — Father-Son Challenge, final round, at Orlando, Fla.

NFL FOOTBALL

1 p.m.

CBS — Regional coverage, doubleheader

FOX — Regional coverage

4 p.m.

FOX — Regional coverage

4:25 p.m.

CBS — Regional coverage, doubleheader game

8:20 p.m.

NBC —San Francisco at New England

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

2 p.m.

FSN — Tennessee at Texas

ON TAP

Monday, Dec. 17

BASKETBALL

Athens Middle at Ocoee Middle (6), 4:30

Tuesday, Dec. 18

BASKETBALL

Ocoee Middle (7) at Lake Forest, 4:30

Bradley Central at Baylor, 6 (BJV 4:30)

McMinn Central at Walker Valley, 6 (JV 3:30)

Lee (W) at Pikeville (Ky.), 6:30

Ocoee Middle (8) at Lake Forest, 6:30

Sixth-grade Christmas Tournament at Ocoee Middle

Mistletoe Madness

at North Murray HS, Ga.

Polk County (G) vs. Coahulla Creek, 4

SWIMMING

Calhoun (Ga.) at Cleveland, 6

WRESTLING

Ocoee Middle at Tullahoma, 5:30

Walker Valley at Ooltewah, 6 (JV 5)

Hixson at Bradley Central, 7 (JV 6)

Wednesday, Dec. 19

BASKETBALL

Sixth-grade Christmas Tournament at Ocoee Middle

Thursday, Dec. 20

BASKETBALL

Lee (W) at Brescia (Ky.), 7

Sixth-grade Christmas Tournament at Ocoee Middle

Sun Drop Romp

at Warren County HS, McMinnville

Walker Valley (G) participating

Mistletoe Madness

at North Murray HS, Ga.

Polk County (G) vs. TBD, 4 or 7

Polk County (B) vs. North Murray, 8:30

Friday, Dec. 21

BASKETBALL

McMinn County at Bradley Central, 6 (BJV 4:30)

Cleveland (B) at Science Hill, 8

Sixth-grade Christmas Tournament at Ocoee Middle

Sun Drop Romp

at Warren County HS, McMinnville

Walker Valley (G) participating

Dade County (Ga.) Christmas Tournament

at Dade County HS, Trenton, Ga.

Walker Valley (B) participating

Mistletoe Madness

at North Murray HS, Ga.

Polk County (B) vs. Christian Heritage, 8:30

WRESTLING

Cleveland in McCallie Invitational

Walker Valley in Hixson Duals

Saturday, Dec. 22

BASKETBALL

Cleveland (B) at Kingsport Dobyns-Bennett, 7

Sixth-grade Christmas Tournament at Ocoee Middle

Sun Drop Romp

at Warren County HS, McMinnville

Walker Valley (G) participating

Dade County (Ga.) Christmas Tournament

at Dade County HS, Trenton, Ga.

Walker Valley (B) participating

Mistletoe Madness

at North Murray HS, Ga.

Polk County (G) vs. TBD, TBD

Polk County (B) vs. TBD, TBD

SWIMMING

Cleveland at Pentathlon at Berry College, Rome. Ga.

WRESTLING

Cleveland in McCallie Invitational

Sunday, Dec. 23

BASKETBALL

Dade County (Ga.) Christmas Tournament

at Dade County HS, Trenton, Ga.

Walker Valley (B) participating

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 18 5 .783 —

Brooklyn 13 9 .591 4½

Boston 12 10 .545 5½

Philadelphia 12 11 .522 6

Toronto 5 19 .208 13½

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 15 6 .714 —

Atlanta 14 7 .667 1

Orlando 10 13 .435 6

Charlotte 7 16 .304 9

Washington 3 18 .143 12

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Milwaukee 12 9 .571 —

Chicago 12 9 .571 —

Indiana 13 11 .542 ½

Detroit 7 19 .269 7½

Cleveland 5 20 .200 9

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 18 6 .750 —

Memphis 14 6 .700 2

Houston 11 11 .500 6

Dallas 11 12 .478 6½

New Orleans 5 17 .227 12

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 19 4 .826 —

Minnesota 11 9 .550 6½

Utah 13 11 .542 6½

Denver 12 12 .500 7½

Portland 10 12 .455 8½

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 16 6 .727 —

Golden State 16 8 .667 1

L.A. Lakers 10 14 .417 7

Phoenix 9 15 .375 8

Sacramento 7 15 .318 9

Friday’s Games

Toronto 95, Dallas 74

Indiana 95, Philadelphia 85

Orlando 99, Golden State 85

L.A. Lakers 102, Washington 96

Milwaukee 90, Cleveland 86

Brooklyn 107, Detroit 105,2OT

Houston 101, Boston 89

Minnesota 113, New Orleans 102

Oklahoma City 113, Sacramento 103

Phoenix 99, Utah 84

Denver 99, Memphis 94

Saturday’s Games

Golden State 115, Atlanta 93

New York 103, Cleveland 102

Orlando 107, Charlotte 98

Indiana 88, Detroit 77

Miami 102, Washington 72

Brooklyn at Chicago, after presstime

Dallas at Minnesota, after presstime

Boston at San Antonio, after presstime

L.A. Clippers at Milwaukee, after presstime

Memphis at Utah, after presstime

Sunday’s Games

Houston at Toronto, 1 p.m.

Denver at Sacramento, 6 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.

New Orleans at Portland, 9 p.m.

Monday’s Games

Minnesota at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Houston at New York, 7:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Memphis, 8 p.m.

San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Sacramento at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

NCAA Men’s Top 25 Fared

Saturday

1. Indiana (9-1) lost to Butler 88-86, OT. Next: vs. Mount St. Mary’s, Wednesday.

2. Duke (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Cornell, Wednesday.

3. Michigan (9-0) vs. West Virginia. Next: vs. Eastern Michigan, Thursday.

4. Syracuse (9-0) beat Canisius 85-61. Next: vs. Detroit, Monday.

5. Florida (7-0) at No. 8 Arizona. Next: vs. Southeastern Louisiana, Wednesday.

6. Louisville (9-1) beat Memphis 87-78. Next: vs. Florida International, Wednesday.

7. Ohio State (8-1) beat UNC Asheville 90-72. Next: vs. Winthrop, Tuesday.

8. Arizona (7-0) at No. 5 Florida. Next: vs. Oral Roberts, Tuesday.

9. Kansas (8-1) beat Belmont 89-60. Next: vs. Richmond, Tuesday.

10. Illinois (11-0) did not play. Next: vs. Eastern Kentucky, Sunday.

11. Cincinnati (10-0) beat Marshall 72-56. Next: vs. Xavier, Wednesday.

12. Missouri (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. South Carolina State, Monday.

13. Minnesota (11-1) did not play. Next: vs. Lafayette, Saturday.

14. Gonzaga (9-1) vs. Kansas State. Next: vs. Campbell, Wednesday.

15. Georgetown (9-1) beat Western Carolina 81-68. Next: vs. American, Saturday.

16. Creighton (9-1) at California. Next: vs. Tulsa, Wednesday.

17. New Mexico (11-0) beat New Mexico State 73-58. Next: at New Mexico State, Wednesday.

18. San Diego State (7-1) vs. San Diego. Next: vs. Point Loma Nazarene, Tuesday.

19. Michigan State (8-2) vs. Tuskegee. Next: at Bowling Green, Tuesday.

20. UNLV (8-1) did not play. Next: at UTEP, Monday.

21. North Carolina (8-2) beat East Carolina 93-87. Next: at Texas, Wednesday.

22. Notre Dame (9-1) beat Purdue 81-68. Next: vs. IPFW, Monday.

23. Wichita State (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. Charleston Southern, Thursday.

24. Oklahoma State (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. Central Arkansas, Sunday.

25. N.C. State (7-2) beat Norfolk State 84-62. Next: vs. Stanford, Tuesday.

NCAA Women’s Top 25 Fared

Saturday

1. Stanford (8-0) vs. Pacific. Next: at No. 24 South Carolina, Wednesday.

2. UConn (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. Oakland, Wednesday.

3. Baylor (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 13 Tennessee, Tuesday.

4. Duke (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. Cal State Bakersfield, Friday.

5. Notre Dame (6-1) did not play. Next: vs. Alabama A&M, Wednesday.

6. Georgia (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Lipscomb, Sunday.

7. Kentucky (8-1) did not play. Next: at Pepperdine, Tuesday.

8. Louisville (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. Washington State, Tuesday.

9. California (7-1) did not play. Next: at Northwestern, Monday.

10. Maryland (7-2) did not play. Next: at Delaware, Thursday.

11. Penn State (8-2) did not play. Next: vs. South Dakota State, Sunday.

12. Oklahoma (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. Vanderbilt, Sunday.

13. Tennessee (6-1) did not play. Next: at No. 18 Texas, Sunday.

14. UCLA (6-1) beat Saint Mary’s (Cal) 76-62. Next: at St. John’s, Sunday.

15. Purdue (9-1) did not play. Next: at Oakland, Sunday.

16. Oklahoma State (6-0) did not play. Next: vs. Vermont, Sunday.

17. Dayton (10-0) did not play. Next: at Akron, Tuesday.

18. Texas (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 13 Tennessee, Sunday.

19. North Carolina (9-1) did not play. Next: at Coastal Carolina, Sunday.

20. Ohio State (6-3) lost to Washington State 62-55. Next: vs. Southern University, Friday.

21. Miami (7-1) did not play. Next: at Rutgers, Sunday.

22. Kansas (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. Prairie View, Sunday.

23. Texas A&M (6-3) beat Southern Cal 79-61. Next: vs. Kansas State, Wednesday.

24. South Carolina (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 1 Stanford, Wednesday.

25. West Virginia (6-2) did not play. Next: vs. Youngstown State, Sunday.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New England 10 3 0 .769 472 274

N.Y. Jets 6 7 0 .462 245 306

Buffalo 5 8 0 .385 289 352

Miami 5 8 0 .385 240 276

South

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Houston 11 2 0 .846 365 263

Indianapolis 9 4 0 .692 292 329

Tennessee 4 9 0 .308 271 386

Jacksonville 2 11 0 .154 216 359

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Baltimore 9 4 0 .692 331 273

Cincinnati 8 6 0 .571 355 293

Pittsburgh 7 6 0 .538 278 264

Cleveland 5 8 0 .385 259 272

West

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Denver 10 3 0 .769 375 257

San Diego 5 8 0 .385 292 281

Oakland 3 10 0 .231 248 402

Kansas City 2 11 0 .154 195 352

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Giants 8 5 0 .615 373 270

Washington 7 6 0 .538 343 329

Dallas 7 6 0 .538 300 314

Philadelphia 4 10 0 .286 253 375

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Atlanta 11 2 0 .846 337 259

Tampa Bay 6 7 0 .462 354 308

New Orleans 5 8 0 .385 348 379

Carolina 4 9 0 .308 265 312

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Green Bay 9 4 0 .692 323 279

Chicago 8 5 0 .615 308 219

Minnesota 7 6 0 .538 283 286

Detroit 4 9 0 .308 320 342

West

W L T Pct PF PA

San Francisco 9 3 1 .731 316 184

Seattle 8 5 0 .615 300 202

St. Louis 6 6 1 .500 236 279

Arizona 4 9 0 .308 186 292

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Thursday’s Game

Cincinnati 34, Philadelphia 13

Sunday’s Games

Green Bay at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at St. Louis, 1 p.m.

Indianapolis at Houston, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Washington at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Miami, 1 p.m.

Denver at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Carolina at San Diego, 4:05 p.m.

Detroit at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.

Seattle vs. Buffalo at Toronto, 4:05 p.m.

Kansas City at Oakland, 4:25 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.

San Francisco at New England, 8:20 p.m.

Monday’s Game

N.Y. Jets at Tennessee, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 22

Atlanta at Detroit, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 23

Tennessee at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

Indianapolis at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

New Orleans at Dallas, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Houston, 1 p.m.

Oakland at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at Miami, 1 p.m.

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

New England at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

St. Louis at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

San Diego at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Denver, 4:05 p.m.

Chicago at Arizona, 4:25 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m.

San Francisco at Seattle, 8:20 p.m.

College Football FBS Bowl Glance

Saturday, Dec. 15

New Mexico Bowl

At Albuquerque

Arizona 49, Nevada 48

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

At Boise, Idaho

Utah State 41, Toledo 15

Thursday, Dec. 20

Poinsettia Bowl

At San Diego

San Diego State (9-3) vs. BYU (7-5), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 21

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

Ball State (9-3) vs. UCF (9-4), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 22

New Orleans Bowl

East Carolina (8-4) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (7-4), Noon (ESPN)

MAACO Bowl

Las Vegas

Boise State (10-2) vs. Washington (7-5), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Dec. 24

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

SMU (6-6) vs. Fresno State (9-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

At Detroit

Central Michigan (6-6) vs. Western Kentucky (7-5), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 27

Military Bowl

At Washington

Bowling Green (8-4) vs. San Jose State (10-2), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Belk Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

Duke (6-6) vs. Cincinnati (9-3), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Baylor (7-5) vs. UCLA (9-4), 9:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 28

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

Louisiana-Monroe (8-4) vs. Ohio (8-4), 2 p.m. (ESPN)

Russell Athletic Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Virginia Tech (6-6) vs. Rutgers (9-3), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Meineke Car Care Bowl

At Houston

Minnesota (6-6) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 29

Armed Forces Bowl

At Fort Worth, Texas

Rice (6-6) vs. Air Force (6-6), 11:45 a.m. (ESPN)

Fight Hunger Bowl

At San Francisco

Arizona State (7-5) vs. Navy (8-4), 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

Pinstripe Bowl

At New York

Syracuse (7-5) vs. West Virginia (7-5), 3:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

Texas (8-4) vs. Orgeon State (9-3), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

Michigan State (6-6) vs. TCU (7-5), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Dec. 31

Music City Bowl

At Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt (8-4) vs. N.C. State (7-5), Noon (ESPN)

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

Georgia Tech (6-7) vs. Southern Cal (7-5), 2 p.m. (CBS)

Liberty Bowl

At Memphis, Tenn.

Iowa State (6-6) vs. Tulsa (10-3), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Chick-fil-A Bowl

At Atlanta

LSU (10-2) vs. Clemson (10-2), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Jan. 1

Heart of Dallas Bowl

At Dallas-Purdue (6-6) vs. Oklahoma State (7-5), Noon (ESPNU)

Gator Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Northwestern (9-3), Noon (ESPN2)

Capital One Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Georgia (11-2) vs. Nebraska (10-3), 1 p.m. (ABC)

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

South Carolina (10-2) vs. Michigan (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

Stanford (11-2) vs. Wisconsin (8-5), 5 p.m. (ESPN)

Orange Bowl

At Miami

Northern Illinois (12-1) vs. Florida State (11-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Jan. 2

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

Florida (11-1) vs. Louisville (10-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Jan. 3

Fiesta Bowl

At Glendale, Ariz.

Kansas State (11-1) vs. Oregon (11-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Jan. 4

Cotton Bowl

At Arlington, Texas

Texas A&M (10-2) vs. Oklahoma (10-2), 8 p.m. (FOX)

Saturday, Jan. 5

BBVA Compass Bowl

At Birmingham, Ala.

Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. Mississippi (6-6), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Sunday, Jan. 6

GoDaddy.com Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

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

Monday, Jan. 7

BCS National Championship

At Miami

Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Alabama (12-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

NCAA Division II Football Playoff Glance

First Round

Saturday, Nov. 17

Shippensburg 58, Bloomsburg 20

Indiana (Pa.) 27, Shepherd 17

Indianapolis 31, Midwestern State 14

West Alabama 41, Miles 7

Lenoir-Rhyne 21, Fort Valley State 6

Northwest Missouri State 35, Harding 0

Missouri Western State 57, Minnesota Duluth 55

West Texas A&M 38, Chadron State 30

Second Round

Saturday, Nov. 24

West Texas A&M 33, Ashland 28

Indiana (Pa.) 17, New Haven 14

Valdosta State 49, West Alabama 21

Carson-Newman 38, Lenoir-Rhyne 35

Winston-Salem 37, Shippensburg 14

Minnesota State Mankato 38, Northwest Missouri State 35

Missouri Western State 45, Henderson State 21

Colorado State-Pueblo 28, Indianapolis 7

Quarterfinals

Saturday, Dec. 1

Winston-Salem 21, Indiana (Pa.) 17

Valdosta State 48, Carson-Newman 26

Minnesota State Mankato 17, Missouri Western State 10

West Texas A&M 34, Colorado State-Pueblo 13

Semifinals

Saturday, Dec. 8

Valdosta State 35, Minnesota State Mankato 19

Winston-Salem 41, West Texas A&M 18

Championship

Saturday, Dec. 15

At Braly Municipal Stadium

Florence, Ala.

Valdosta State 35, Winston-Salem 7

NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoff Glance

All Times EST

First Round

Saturday, Nov. 24

Wagner 31, Colgate 20

Coastal Carolina 24, Bethune-Cookman 14

South Dakota State 58, Eastern Illinois 10

Stony Brook 20, Villanova 10

Second Round

Saturday, Dec. 1

Wofford 23, New Hampshire 7

Georgia Southern 24, Cent. Arkansas 16

Old Dominion 63, Coastal Carolina 35

Illinois St. 38, Appalachian St. 37, OT

North Dakota State 28, South Dakota State 3

Sam Houston State 18, Cal Poly 16

Eastern Washington 29, Wagner 19

Montana State 16, Stony Brook 10

Quarterfinals

Friday, Dec. 7

Sam Houston State 34, Montana State 16

Saturday, Dec. 8

Georgia Southern 49, Old Dominion 35

North Dakota State 14, Wofford 7

Eastern Washington 51, Illinois State 35

Semifinals

Friday, Dec. 14

North Dakota State 23, Georgia Southern 20

Saturday, Dec. 15

Sam Houston State 45, Eastern Washington 42

Championship

Saturday, Jan. 5

At FC Dallas Stadium

Frisco, Texas

North Dakota State (13-1) vs. Sam Houston State (11-3), 1 p.m.

NCAA Division III Football Playoff Glance

First Round

Saturday, Nov. 17

Hobart 38, Washington & Lee 20

Wittenberg 52, Heidelberg 38

Franklin 42, Adrian 10

Cortland State 20, Framingham State 19

Wesley 73, Mount Ida 14

Widener 44, Bridgewater State 14

Salisbury 17, Rowan 9

Johns Hopkins 42, Washington & Jefferson 10

Mount Union 72, Christopher Newport 14

Mary Hardin-Baylor 59, Louisiana College 20

St. Thomas (Minn.) 48, St. Norbert 17

Elmhurst 27, Coe 24

Bethel (Minn.) 24, Concordia-Chicago 23

Wisconsin-Oshkosh 55, St. Scholastica 10

Linfield 27, Pacific Lutheran 24

North Central (Ill.) 41, Cal Lutheran 21

Second Round

Saturday, Nov. 24

Wesley 56, Cortland State 6

Hobart 35, Wittenberg 10

Widener 28, Salisbury 7

Mount Union 55, Johns Hopkins 13

Wisconsin-Oshkosh 37, Bethel (Minn.) 14

St. Thomas (Minn.) 24, Elmhurst 17

Mary Hardin-Baylor 63, Franklin 17

Linfield 30, North Central (Ill.) 14

Quarterfinals

Saturday, Dec. 1

Mount Union 72, Widener 17

Mary Hardin-Baylor 32, Wesley 20

St. Thomas (Minn.) 47, Hobart 7

Wisconsin-Oshkosh 31, Linfield 24, OT

Semifinals

Saturday, Dec. 8

Mount Union 48, Mary Hardin-Baylor 35

St. Thomas (Minn.) 28, Wisconsin-Oshkosh 14

Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl

Friday, Dec. 14

At Salem Stadium

Salem, Va.

Mount Union 28, St. Thomas (Minn.) 10

LOCAL NOTES

BASEBALL

WV HITTING/PITCHING CAMP

Registration the Walker Valley Mustangs Hitting and Pitching Baseball Camp will be held Jan. 6 from 2-3:30 p.m. The camp will run on five consecutive Sundays at the Walker Valley hitting facility. For more information, contact Mike Turner at 595-2640 or Joe Shamblin at 364-6951.

U.S. BASEBALL ACADEMY

U.S. Baseball Academy will offer advanced hitting, pitching, fielding/baserunning and catching training programs and instruction at Cleveland State Community College, under the direction of CSCC head baseball coach Mike Policastro. The instruction dates are Jan. 13, 20, 27 and Feb. 3, 2013. A complete description of the program and registration forms can be obtained at www.USBaseballAcademy.com or by contacting U.S. Baseball Academy at (866)622-4487.

TRYOUT TUNE-UP

The 3rd annual Tryout Tune-Up will take place the on the final four Sundays of January again in 2013.

Robbie Winters, former Bradley Central, Cleveland State, and Lee University baseball player and former head coach at Lake Forest Middle School will be directing the clinic.

The "tune-up" will emphasize offensive and defensive fundamentals for each camper. All young men, ages 5-15, planning on playing baseball this spring are encouraged to attend. The dates for the Tryout Tune-Up are Jan. 6, 13, 20, and 27 and will last from 2-5 p.m.

Contact Coach Winters at 473-9645 if you would like to register of if you have any questions.

BASKETBALL

BRADLEY DIAMOND CLUB TOURNAMENT

The Bradley Central Diamond Club Christmas Basketball Tournament for fourth- and fifth-grade boys and girls teams will begin Dec. 22. Anyone wishing to put a team in the annual tournament should contact coach Travis Adams at 240-5882.

TRANSACTIONS

Saturday’s Sports Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with OF Josh Hamilton on a five-year contract.

National League

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Claimed LHP Mauricio Robles off waivers from Seattle.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released WR Stephen Williams and OL Mike Gibson. Signed DT Ricky Lumpkin from the practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS — Released WR Lance Long. Signed RB Shaun Chapas from the practice squad.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Placed T Charles Brown and S Malcolm Jenkins on injured reserve. Signed G Ricky Henry and S Jerico Nelson from the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Released OL Selvish Capers. Signed CB Terrence Frederick from the practice squad.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Signed DE Logan Harrell to the practice squad.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Released WR Chad Hall from the practice squad.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Placed WR Charly Martin on injured reserve. Re-signed WR Deon Butler.

Friday’s Sports Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX-Named Dave Joppie hitting coach for Pawtucket (IL); Rich Gedman hitting coach for Portland (EL); Nelson Paulino hitting coach for Salem (Carolina); Paul Abbott pitching coach and Tim Hyers hitting coach for Greenville (SAL); Noah Hall hitting coach for Lowell (NYP); Darren Fenster manager, Dick Such pitching coach and Tom Kotchman coach of the Gulf Coast League team; and Aly Gonzalez coach for the Dominican Summer League team.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS-Agreed to terms with OF Xavier Nady on a minor league contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES-Agreed to terms with INF Kevin Youkilis on a one-year contract. Designated LHP Josh Spence for assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS-Announced C Konrad Schmidt cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Round Rock (PCL).

National League

CINCINNATI REDS-Named Ronnie Ortegon major league assistant hitting coach, Ryan Jackson minor league hitting coordinator, Jim Riggleman manager for Louisville (IL), Delino DeShields manager for Pensacola (SL), Jose Nieves manager for Dayton (MWL) and Eli Marrero manager for the Arizona League team. Promoted Nick Krall to director of baseball operations, Jeff Graupe to director of player development, Sam Grossman to director of baseball research and analysis, Jeff Taylor to special assistant to the general manager and John Morris to special assistant to the general manager. Named Reed MacPhail baseball operations assistant and Will Harford professional scout.

HOUSTON ASTROS-Named Dyar Miller minor league pitching coordinator, Ralph Dickenson minor league hitting coordinator, Craig Bjornson roving pitching instructor and Jeff Albert roving hitting instructor and Brendan Verner minor league strength and conditioning coordinator.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS-Agreed to terms with INF Ty Wigginton on a two-year contract.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS-Promoted manager Brian Daubach and hitting coach Mark Harris from Hagerstown (SAL) to Potomac (Carolina) and Tripp Kiester from the Gulf Coast League to Hagerstown. Named Patrick Anderson manager of Gulf Coast League Nationals and Gary Thurman outfield/baserunning coordinator.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

HOUSTON ROCKETS-Reassigned F Terrence Jones and F-C Donatas Motiejunas to Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-Waived WR Kevin Elliott. Signed OL Austin Pasztor from the practice squad. Signed WR Jerrell Jackson to the practice squad.

COLLEGE

METRO ATLANTIC ATHLETIC CONFERENCE-Accepted Quinnipiac as a conference member beginning July 1, 2013.

APPALACHIAN STATE-Named Scott Satterfield football coach.

CALIFORNIA-Named Pierre Ingram running backs coach.

GEORGIA TECH-Announced the NCAA has certified freshman G Solomon Poole’s eligibility to begin playing this season.

INDIANA STATE-Named Mike Sanford football coach.

LIMESTONE-Named Bobby James football coach.

LOUISIANA TECH-Named Skip Holtz football coach.

NORTH CAROLINA-Announced sophomore RB Gio Bernard is entering the NFL draft.