Sports, January 11th

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Glenwood travels to Delta to take on the Panthers. The girls tip off at 6 o’clock with the boys playing at 7:30. Both games will be broadcast live on KMTS.

Rifle hosts Summit. Aspen plays at Coal Ridge and Roaring Fork welcomes Gunnison.

HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING

Glenwood competes at Montrose tomorrow afternoon at 4.

NFL PLAYOFFS/BRONCOS

Denver–The Denver Broncos are 9 and a half point favorites over the Baltimore Ravens in tomorrow’s AFC Divisional playoff at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Kick off is set for 2:30 with pregame coverage beginning at 12:35 on KMTS.

Following the Broncos game, KMTS will carry the live broadcast of the NFC Divisional game between the Green Bay Packers and the 49ers from San Francisco.

Elsewhere in sports…

CANTON, Ohio (AP) – Four linemen in their first year of eligibility, including single-season sacks record holder Michael Strahan, are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The hall announced Friday that defensive end Strahan and defensive tackle Warren Sapp made the cut, along with tackle Jonathan Ogden and guard-tackle Larry Allen. Other finalists are running back Jerome Bettis; receivers Cris Carter, Tim Brown and Andre Reed; LB-DEs Charles Haley and Kevin Greene; guard Will Shields; defensive back Aeneas Williams; coach Bill Parcells; and owners Edward DeBartolo Jr. and Art Modell. The two senior nominees are defensive tackle Curley Culp and linebacker Dave Robinson.
Between four and seven new members will be selected Feb. 2, the day before the Super Bowl, in New Orleans.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – It’ll be a showdown of the top two teams in the NBA’s Southwest Division when San Antonio hosts Memphis tonight. The Spurs sport a 15-2 home court record and top the Grizzlies by 2 1/2 games. Memphis has won three in a row.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Oklahoma City can pull into a tie with the Clippers for the best record in the NBA tonight in Los Angeles when they take on the slumping Lakers. The Thunder are 27-8 and need a win to equal the Clippers. The Lakers could be missing injured big men Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill for a third straight game. They’ve lost five in a row and are 15-20.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – No. 13 Creighton goes for its 10th straight win when it visits Missouri State tonight in a Missouri Valley conference match-up. The Bluejays have won 71 straight games against teams with .500 records or worse. Missouri State is 5-11.

UNDATED (AP) – Voting continues for NHL players as they decide whether to approve the tentative collective bargaining agreement hammered out Sunday. The electronic voting continues through tomorrow morning. A majority of the 700 eligible voters has to approve the deal.

HONOLULU (AP) – Rookie Scott Langley will have a tough act to follow in today’s second round of the Sony Open after posting an 8-under 62 in his debut round yesterday. The bogey-free round allows him to take a one-shot lead over fellow rookie Russell Henley into round two.

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