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No. 21 Wisconsin survives Ohio State rally for 73-67 OT win

By STEVE HELWAGEN Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wisconsin coach Greg Gard wasn't sure whether to be mad at his players for blowing a 23-point second-half lead at Ohio State or happy they found a way to win. Ultimately, Gard settled on a positive outlook after his 21st-ranked ...

Late goal gives FC Cincinnati a 1-1 tie vs Atlanta United

By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Just five games into his tenure as Atlanta United's coach, Frank de Boer is already feeling the heat. The reigning MLS Cup winners unveiled a championship banner before their home opener Sunday, but it was merely the prelude to another ...

No. 12 Houston beats No. 20 Cincinnati 85-69 for AAC title

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Galen Robinson Jr. raised his arms at midcourt as the buzzer sounded and red-clad Cincinnati fans headed glumly for the exits. No. 12 Houston has just drubbed the American Athletic Conference's defending champion, leaving no doubt about who's ...

All about LeBron: Where does the Lakers star go from here?

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer The year was 2005. No one had an iPhone. No one had tweeted. Facebook wasn't part of the mainstream. And it was the last time the NBA playoffs didn't have LeBron James. The Los Angeles Lakers aren't mathematically eliminated from postseason consideration ...

Penguins continue mastery of Blue Jackets in 3-0 win

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan isn't looking for an explanation. The Pittsburgh Penguins coach isn't sure there is one that can adequately describe why his team dominates the Columbus Blue Jackets. "All I can tell you is, every game we play them is a ...

Atkinson, Panarin score in shootout, Blue Jackets top Devils

By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Even though they got back on the winning track, the Columbus Blue Jackets have a lot to figure out if they want to make the playoffs. Cam Atkinson and Artemi Panarin scored in a shootout and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped both New Jersey ...

No. 19 Buffalo captures MAC title with 82-79 win over Ohio

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — After Buffalo bombed Ohio with 3-pointers last month, the No. 19 Bulls seemed ready for a repeat. Buffalo hit eight of its first 11 3-point attempts, but Ohio wouldn't go quietly this time. The Bulls led by as many as 12 points in the ...

Indians’ Martin climbing back after life-threatening illness

By THERESA SMITH Associated Press GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Leonys Martin turned and sprinted toward the gap in left-center field to snare Nick Madrigal's drive. He ripped a breaking ball over the wall in right-center for a home run, and returned a fervent embrace from a former teammate. All ...

Hanley Ramirez 0 for 3 in Indians’ spring training debut

By JACK THOMPSON Associated Press PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Hanley Ramirez had a low-key start to spring training with the Cleveland Indians. The 35-year-old flied out twice and grounded into a double play during Monday's 8-0 loss to San Diego. "Slowly getting my timing back," he said. Ramirez ...

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany will step down in June 2020

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Jim Delany helped the Big Ten grow to 14 schools, launched the first athletic conference television network and helped construct the College Football Playoff while steadfastly protecting the league's relationship with the Rose Bowl. Over three ...