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AP source: QB Fitzpatrick agrees to sign with Washington

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer Washington has agreed to sign veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, according to a person with direct knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal cannot be official until the new league ...

Collins, Gallinari lead streaking Hawks past Cavs, 100-82

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins scored 22 points, Danilo Gallinari had 20, including a 3-pointer that helped Atlanta extend its lead in the fourth quarter, and the Hawks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 100-82 on Sunday night for their fifth consecutive win under ...

No. 3 Illinois beats No. 9 Ohio State to take Big Ten title

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — No. 3 Illinois accomplished one major goal. The next one will be even more difficult. As the Fighting Illini celebrated their first Big Ten Tournament title since 2005 with a 91-88 overtime victory over No. 9 Ohio State on Sunday, they ...

No. 7 Houston takes AAC tourney with 91-54 win over Cincy

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kelvin Sampson and No. 7 Houston are going to their third consecutive NCAA Tournament, this time with an American Athletic Conference tournament title after finally getting past Cincinnati in the championship game. The Cougars ...

Radulov’s SO goal lifts Stars to 2-1 win over Blue Jackets

By NICOLE KRAFT Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alexander Radulov returned after missing 15 games and scored in the third round of the shootout to lift the Dallas Stars over the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Sunday night. The victory, which snapped a two-game skid, came a day after ...

Ohio beats Buffalo for first MAC title since 2012, NCAA bid

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Last March, the Ohio Bobcats were on the floor warming up for their quarterfinal opener when they were told the tournament was cancelled. Nothing stopped them this year. Jason Preston scored 22 points and Ohio dominated from the start to win ...

No. 9 Buckeyes edge No. 4 Michigan, make Big Ten title game

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ohio State guard Duane Washington Jr. just wanted a second chance at his home-state team. On Saturday, the former Michigan prep star made sure it counted. Washington had 24 points, six rebounds and four assists, helping the No. 9 ...

Werenski scores in final seconds of OT, Columbus tops Stars

By NICOLE KRAFT Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Zach Werenski scored with 4.5 seconds in overtime and Elvis Merzlikins made 27 saves as the Columbus Blue Jackets rallied to beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 Saturday night. Werenski's game-winner, his first goal since Jan. 23, came off the ...

Indians tell OF Hamilton he won’t make roster, seeking trade

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Outfielder Billy Hamilton won't make Cleveland's roster, and the Indians are trying to find him another team this spring. Manager Terry Francona said the club told Hamilton on Thursday that he wasn't part of their plans. The Indians will try ...

Longtime Cavaliers broadcaster Joe Tait dead at 83

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Tait, a longtime Cleveland sports broadcaster and voice of the Cavaliers for more than four decades, died Wednesday. He was 83. Tait had recently gone into hospice care following a lengthy battle with kidney disease and liver cancer. "A ...