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US first lady hosts education roundtable in China

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a round table discussion on education at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a round table discussion on education at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing,...

Pacheco Hits 2-run Homer, Rockies Rout Indians

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Jordan Pacheco hit a two-run homer and Paul Janish capped a five-run sixth inning with a two-run double, leading a Colorado Rockies’ split-squad to a 16-4 rout of the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. Pacheco hit his first home run with a man on in the...

Reds 8, Cubs 3

DP_Cincinnati 3. LOB_Cincinnati 7, Chicago 8. 2B_B.Pena (3), Gotay (2), Rizzo (3). 3B_B.Hamilton (1), Watkins (1), Ruggiano (1). HR_Phillips (4), Bernadina (3). CS_Cozart (2). SF_Schierholtz. Umpires_Home, Jim Reynolds; First, Paul Schrieber; Second, Rob Drake; Third, David...

Rockets C Howard (ankle) Expected To Sit Out Again

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rockets center Dwight Howard is expected to sit out Houston’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a sore left ankle. Howard, who averages 18.6 points and 12.4 rebounds, had missed the previous two games. The eight-time All-Star had a procedure to...
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More planes join ocean hunt for missing jetliner

Ground crew members wave to a Japanese Maritime Defense Force P3C patrol plane as it leaves the Royal Malaysian Air Force base heading for Australia to join a search and rescue operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines, flight MH370, in Subang, Malaysia, Sunday, March 23, 2014....
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Spartans hold off Harvard 80-73

AP Photo/Young Kwak SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Branden Dawson scored a career-high 26 points to help fourth-seeded Michigan State fend off a wild Harvard rally Saturday for an 80-73 victory in the NCAA tournament. The 12th-seeded Crimson (27-5) trailed by 16 early in the second...
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Crews try to contain oil spill in Galveston Bay

A response boat heads to the scene of a collision between a ship and barge in the ship channel near the Texas City Dike on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Two workers on one of the vessels were exposed to hydrogen sulfide and decontaminated by the first department at the end of the...

Amedeo Della Valle Leaves OSU To Play Pro Ball

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Thad Matta has announced that sophomore guard Amedeo Della Valle is leaving the team to play professional ball in Europe. Della Valle, from Alba, Italy, notified the Buckeyes staff of his decision on Saturday. Beloved by fans for his...

Kimbrough Most Outstanding On AP D3 All-tourney

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Martyce Kimbrough, who scored 41 points in two games while leading Lima Central Catholic to its second state championship, is the most outstanding player on the Associated Press Division III boys all-tournament team. Kimbrough had 22 points, including 18 in...
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Wisconsin wins 85-77 thriller over Oregon

AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ben Brust hit a 3-pointer with 1:07 left and second-seeded Wisconsin overcame seventh-seeded Oregon for a thrilling 85-77 win Saturday night to get into the Sweet 16. Brust’s clutch 3 from the corner gave the Badgers (28-7) the...