International Cricket: England drew with Western Australia. Warm up match.
Rugby Union: West Hartlepool Technical Days School Old Boys 5 West Hartlepool 47. Friendly
West Hartlepool 3 Middlesbrough 27. League North 2 East. West slip to 4th place.
Football: Hartlepool United 1 Rochdale 0. League 2. Pools stay in 7th place.
American Football: Carolina Panthers 13 New York Giants 27. The giants improve to 7-6 and stay in 2nd place in the NFC East Division.
Ice Hockey: Colorado Avelanche 5 Carolina Hurricanes 2
Carolina Hurricanes 3 Toronto Maple Leafs 4. The Canes stay 34 points and fall to 3rd in the South East Division 8 points behind Divisioin Leaders Atlanta Thrashers.
Basketball: Washington Wizards 109 Houston Rockets 114
Houston Rockets 94 Los Angeles Lakers 102
Golden State Warriers 109 Houston Rockets 107
Los Angeles Lakers 112 Houston Rockets 101. The Rockets are 14-9 and in 3rd place in the South West Division, 3 1/2 games behind Division Leaders San Antonio Spurs.
College Basketball: North Carolina Tar Heels 94 High Point Panthers 69
North Carolina Tar Heels 93 North Carolina Asheville Bulldogs 62. UNC improve to 8-1 on the Season and ranked 3rd in the Nation.
North Carolina State Wolfpack 74 Savannah State Tigers 53
North Carolina State Wolfpack 80 Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers 65. NC State are 7-2 on the Season and 0-1 in the ACC. They are in 11th place in the ACC.