International Cricket: Australia beat England by 6 wickets. Second Ashes Test Match. Australia lead the series 2-0. Durham's Paul Collingwood scored 206 in England's 1st innings.
Football: Notts County 0 Hartlepool United 1. League 2
Bristol Rovers 0 Hartlepool United 2. League 2. Pools move to 7th place in the table.
American Football: New York Giants 20 Dallas Cowboys 23. The Giants fall to 6-6 and stay in 2nd place in the NFC East Division.
Ice Hockey: Calgary Flames 3 Carolina Hurricanes 0
Edmonton Oilers 3 Carolina Hurricanes 1
Vancouver Canucks 4 Carolina Hurricanes 3 (over-time) The canes have 34 points and stay in 2nd place in the South-East Division 6 points behind Division Leaders, Atlanta Thrashers.
Basketball: Houston Rockets 81 Cleveland Cavaliers 63
Houston Rockets 118 Golden State Warriers 90
Minnesota Timberwolves 90 Houston Rockets 84
Charlotte Bobcats 62 Houston Rockets 92. The Rockets record is now 13-6. They are in 2nd place in the South-West Division, 1 1/2 games behind division leaders, San Antonio Spurs.
College (American) Football: The Texas Longhorns have been invited to play in the Alamo Bowl on December 30th against The Iowa Hawkeyes. They finish the regular Season ranked 18th in the Nation.
Oklahoma Sooners 21 Nebraska Cornhuskers 7. The Big 12 Championship Game. Nebraska finish the Season 9-4 and ranked 22nd in the Nation. They have been invited to play in the Cotton Bowl on January 1st against The Auburn Tigers.
College Basketball: Duke Blue Devils 57 Holy Cross Crusaders 45. Duke move to 8-1 on the Season and are ranked 7th in the Nation.
Virginia Cavaliers 67 North Carolina State Wolfpack 62
West Virginia Mountaineers 71 North Carolina State Wolfpack 60. NC State are 5-2 on the Season and 0-1 in the ACC. They are 12th in the ACC.