Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM ET on Wednesday, Jan. 3

Jan. 3 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Wednesday:

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Jon Gruden: 'Good chance' of coaching Raiders

Should owner Mark Davis and the Oakland Raiders call Jon Gruden this month, the former NFL head coach sounds ready to answer in more ways than one. Gruden told ESPN Radio on Wednesday that there was a "good chance" he would be coach of the Raiders if Davis offers him the job. (FOOTBALL-NFL-OAKLANDRAIDERS-NEWS-JONGRUDEN, moved, Field Level Media)

Ray Lewis, Randy Moss, Terrell Owens among HOF finalists

Ray Lewis, Brian Urlacher, Randy Moss, Terrell Owens and John Lynch were named among 15 finalists for the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. (FOOTBALL-NFL-HOF-2018FINALISTS, moved, Field Level Media)

Bengals retain Lazor as offensive coordinator

Marvin Lewis was retained as head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals, and he made his first move of the offseason on Wednesday, retaining interim offensive coordinator Bill Lazor in a full-time capacity. (FOOTBALL-NFL-BENGALS-NEWS-LAZOR, moved, Field Level Media)

Elway: Broncos determined to solve QB issues

John Elway is known as the best quarterback in Denver Broncos history, and what he saw during the 2017 season didn't please him. Elway, the president of football operations and general manager for the Broncos, said on Tuesday that he will pursue all avenues this offseason to shore up the club's quarterback situation. (FOOTBALL-NFL-BRONCOS-NEWS-ELWAY-QBS, moved, Field Level Media)

Bucs safety Ward arrested on drug charges

Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety T.J. Ward was arrested in Florida on marijuana possession charges. (FOOTBALL-NFL-BUCCANEERS-NEWS-WARD, moved, Field Level Media)

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Arizona's fired Rodriguez in response to sexual harassment allegation

The firing of Rich Rodriguez on Tuesday after six seasons at Arizona came after a $7.5 million notice of claim was filed last week with the state's attorney general's office alleging the head coach ran a hostile workplace and sexually harassed a former employee. (FOOTBALL-NCAA -ARIZONA-NEWS-RODRIGUEZ, moved, Field Level Media)

UCF making plans to raise national championship banner

Undefeated UCF plans to declare the undefeated team left national champions with a trophy, banner. (FOOTBALL- NCAA-UCF-NEWS-NATIONALCHAMPS, expect by 3:45 p.m. ET, Field Level Media)

CFP title game first look: 10 names to know

College football columnist Adam Jacobi offers 10 names to know entering the College Football National Championship game on Monday. (FOOTBALL- NCAA-COLUMN-CFP-10TOKNOW, moved, Field Level Media)

Alabama OLB Jennings (knee) out for CFP title game

Alabama outside linebacker Anfernee Jennings will miss Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship game against Georgia as he recovers from knee surgery. (FOOTBALL-NCAA-ALABAMA-JENNINGS-NEWS, moved, Field Level Media)

Iowa CB Jackson enters 2018 NFL Draft

Iowa All-America cornerback Josh Jackson is entering the 2018 NFL Draft. Jackson announced on Wednesday on Twitter that he is bolting Iowa City with one year of eligibility remaining. (FOOTBALL-NCAA-ALABAMA-IOWA-NEWS-JACKSON, moved, Field Level Media)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Embiid doubtful vs. Spurs

Joel Embiid will not suit up for the Philadelphia 76ers against the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday due to a wrist injury. (BASKETBALL-NBA-76ERS-NEWS-EMBIID, moved, Field Level Media)

NBA game coverage, January 3 (slug convention example) Spurs at 76ers 7 ET (BASKETBALL-NBA-SPURS-76ERS-RECAP, filed immediately after game, Field Level Media) Knicks at Wizards 7 ET Rockets at Magic 7 ET Timberwolves at Nets 7:30 ET Pistons at Heat 7:30 ET Cavaliers at Celtics 8 ET Raptors at Bulls 8 ET Pacers at Bucks 8 ET Warriors at Mavericks 8:30 ET Suns at Nuggets 9 ET Pelicans at Jazz 9 ET Thunder at Lakers 10:30 ET

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

College basketball game coverage, January 3, listed by conference (slug convention example)

North Carolina at Florida State 7 ET (BASKETBALL-NCAA-NORTHCAROLINA-FLORIDASTATE RECAP, filed immediately after game, Field Level Media)

Syracuse at Wake Forest 7 ET

Clemson at Boston College 7 ET

Miami at Georgia Tech 9 ET

Virginia at Virginia Tech 9 ET

NC State at Notre Dame 9 ET

Okla State at Oklahoma 9 ET

Marquette at Providence 6:30 ET

St. John's at Creighton 8 ET

Rutgers at Purdue 7 ET

Illinois at Minnesota 9 ET

Ole Miss at Georgia 6:30 ET

Kentucky at LSU 8:30 ET

Missouri at South Carolina 9 ET

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Oilers F Maroon meets NHL discipline czar

Edmonton Oilers forward Patrick Maroon was scheduled for a disciplinary hearing with the NHL player safety department on Wednesday. (HOCKEY-NHL-OILERS-NEWS-MAROON, expect by 7 p.m. ET, Field Level Media)

NHL game coverage, January 3 (slug convention example)

Ottawa at Detroit 7:30 ET (HOCKEY-NHL-SENATORS-REDWINGS-RECAP, filed immediately after game, Field Level Media)

Chicago Blackhawks at NY Rangers 8 ET

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GOLF

Looking ahead: Sentry Tournament of Champions, Plantation Course at Kapalua, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii

Preview of the Tournament of Champions in Maui. (GOLF-PGA-PREVIEW, expect by 8 p.m. ET, Field Level Media)

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TENNIS

Svitolina breezes in Brisbane

Third-seeded Elina Svitolina cruised into the quarterfinals of the Brisbane (Australia) International, beating Croatia's Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-1 in second-round action Wednesday. (TENNIS-WTP-NEWS, moved, Field Level Media)

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