Bishop Makes 37 Saves As Lightning Beat Blue Jackets 4-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ben Bishop made 37 saves, Steven Stamkos had two goals and an assist and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Sunday to stop a three-game losing streak. It was Bishop’s fourth shutout of the season and No. 16 for his career....

Selection Sunday: ‘Fastest night in college basketball’

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — For teams that got a coveted spot in the NCAA Tournament, finding out where and who they’re playing was not the end of selection-night drama. It was only the beginning. And that’s especially true for eight teams that are opening-round...

Bracket leaks: Bad news travels quickly for NCAA have-nots

Players from Monmouth, St. Bonaventure and even Michigan State got the bad news the way so many folks do these days — through social media. The bracket that leaked on Twitter while CBS was in the middle of unveiling the March Madness pairings turned out to be 100 percent...

Hall of Fame writer’s opinion on the NCAA Tournament

Sharpen the pencil. Make sure the eraser is ready. Time to fill out the much-awaited NCAA Tournament bracket. Here’s one man’s opinion of who is going to advance through the regionals and find a way to Houston for the Final Four. I haven’t been wrong since I...

Cavaliers-Clippers, Box

James 9-15 6-7 27, Love 5-11 2-4 12, Mozgov 1-4 0-0 2, Irving 7-17 1-1 17, Smith 6-9 0-0 17, Thompson 3-6 4-6 10, Shumpert 2-4 0-0 4, Dellavedova 2-5 1-2 7, Frye 5-8 0-0 15, Jefferson 0-2 0-0 0, McRae 0-1 0-0 0, Jones 1-1 0-0 3, Kaun 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 41-84 14-20 114. Mbah a...

Cavaliers Bury Clippers 114-90 Behind 3-pointers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers buried the Los Angeles Clippers with 3-pointers in a 114-90 victory Sunday, tying their season high with 18 from long range. J.R. Smith and Kyrie Irving added 17 points each, and Channing Frye had 15 on...

Lightning-Blue Jackets Sums

First Period_None. Penalties_Hartnell, Clm (tripping), :21; Namestnikov, TB (holding), 16:03; Namestnikov, TB (roughing), 20:00; Dubinsky, Clm (roughing), 20:00. Second Period_1, Tampa Bay, Stamkos 30 (Kucherov), 5:29. Penalties_Kucherov, TB (roughing), 7:38; Foligno, Clm...

Jazz singer and Grammy nominee Ernestine Anderson dies at 87

SEATTLE (AP) — Ernestine Anderson, the internationally celebrated jazz vocalist who earned four Grammy nominations during a six-decade career, has died. She was 87. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office said Sunday that it received a report that Anderson died of...

Big protests across Brazil put more pressure on president

SAO PAULO (AP) — Mammoth demonstrations across Brazil are putting even more pressure on embattled President Dilma Rousseff as she heads into a tough week for her attempt to survive impeachment proceedings in Congress. According to police estimates, a total of 3 million...

Maryland police: Officer shot, 2 suspects in custody

AP Photo/Evan Vucci CHEVERLY, Md. (AP) — Two suspects were in custody after a police officer and another person were shot and wounded near a police station in a Maryland suburb of the nation’s capital, authorities said Sunday. Prince George’s County Police had...