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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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76ers’ skid hits 24 games with 91-81 loss to Bulls

AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh CHICAGO (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers’ long losing streak continued and so did their march toward the wrong kind of record. Joakim Noah finished with 20 points, Jimmy Butler scored 17, and the Chicago Bulls handed Philadelphia its 24th straight...
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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...

Educator, Wife Of OSU President Dies Of Cancer

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A long-time educator and wife of Oregon State University President Edward Ray has died. Beth Ray was 67. The Corvallis Gazette Times reports Ray, of Corvallis, died Friday after a long battle with lung cancer ( ). Ray was a former business law professor, an...

Lucas Wants To Leave Penn State A Winner

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Maggie Lucas has a few more opportunities left to thrill the home crowd. Lucas, the two-time Big Ten player of the year, will leave Penn State as one of the most accomplished players in program history. She’s led the No. 3 seed Nittany Lions (22-7)...

NKorea fires short-range rockets for 2nd day

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired more short-range rockets into its eastern waters for a second straight day. That’s apparently a continuation of protests of ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills. Colonel Eom Hyo-sik of...
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Rep: Bronchitis sidelines Gregg Allman for shows

AP Photo/Joe Howell NEW YORK (AP) — Bronchitis has sidelined Gregg Allman for at least two dates of the Allman Brothers Band’s annual shows at the Beacon Theatre, but his rep says the musician hopes to return to the stage in a few days. Allman was forced to sit out...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ New England 0, Vancouver 0, tie Seattle FC at Montreal, 4 p.m., Postponed Los Angeles at Real Salt Lake, 4 p.m. D.C. United at Toronto FC, 4:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Columbus, 6 p.m. Portland at Colorado, 6 p.m. San Jose at...

Purdue Routs Akron 84-55 In Women’s Tourney

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Sharon Versyp’s old-school defensive philosophy still works. Even against one of those trendy up-tempo offenses. Whitney Bays had 20 points and 13 rebounds Saturday, Courtney Moses tied the school’s career record for 3-pointers and the...

Appeals Court Halts Gay Marriages In Michigan

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court has suspended gay marriages in Michigan, putting on hold a decision by a lower court judge who had struck down the state’s same-sex marriage ban. The Cincinnati court’s order Saturday brings a halt to same-sex weddings in...