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Dubois, Blue Jackets beat Canadiens 4-3, sweep season series

MONTREAL (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois scored twice and added an assist to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Sunday. Vladislav Gavrikov and Gustav Nyquist also scored as Columbus swept the season series. The Blue Jackets have picked up at least a point in eight ...

Davis, Hankerson lead Green Bay past Wright State 92-89

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Amari Davis scored 24 points, Kameron Hankerson scored 22 and sank 3 of 4 free throws in the final 20 seconds and Green Bay held off Wright State 92-89 on Sunday. Green Bay (11-13, 6-5 Horizon League) trailed 42-39 at halftime. Cole Gentry had a layup and made 1 of 2 ...

Berry returns to Browns as NFL’s youngest general manager

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have a new general manager, and they don't any need time to get to know him. Andrew Berry was named Cleveland's GM and executive vice president on Tuesday, returning to the team after a one-year stint in the Philadelphia Eagles' ...

Browns’ Hunt tells police he’d fail drug test during stop

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns running back Kareem Hunt told a police officer he would have failed a drug test if he had been checked during a stop when he was ticketed for speeding and marijuana was found in his car. Hunt was cited for speeding — but no other ...

Reds get OF Nick Castellanos on $64 million, 4-year deal

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Free agent outfielder Nick Castellanos signed a $64 million, four-year deal Monday with the Reds, Cincinnati's latest big-money move to emerge from years of losing. The deal allows Castellanos to opt out and become a free agent after the 2020 or ...

Morris, Randle lead Knicks past Cavs 106-86

STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The New York Knicks came out on top in a matchup between teams at the bottom of the standings Monday night. Marcus Morris Sr. and Julius Randle each scored 19 points and New York used a strong second half to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

AP source: Browns interview Vikings assistant GM for opening

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns could be turning a little more purple. After hiring former Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski as its coach, Cleveland interviewed Minnesota assistant general manager George Paton for its GM opening this past weekend, a ...

Nicklaus turns 80 and remains a part of golf’s conversations

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jack Nicklaus turns 80 on Tuesday, no closer to retirement than when he was at the peak of his golf career. Never mind that he rarely competes, and when he does play the occasional round of golf, he doesn't always finish the hole. His ...

Scott’s double-double leads Cincinnati over ECU 82-57

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevon Scott had another double-double, but it was another number in the box score — one on the other side of the ledger — that meant the most to him. Scott played a hand in holding down East Carolina's Jayden Gardner, the key to Cincinnati ...

Bjorkstrand scores twice, rallies Jackets over Rangers 2-1

By ALLAN KREDA Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The surging Columbus Blue Jackets received a dose of stellar play from a rookie goaltender and a two-goal boost from returning Oliver Bjorkstrand to forge another close victory. Bjorkstrand scored twice, including with 26.5 seconds left, to ...