Scoreboard Falls At UMass-Amherst Football Game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A scoreboard has collapsed at a University of Massachusetts-Amherst football game, but no one was injured. UMass Athletics spokesman John Sinnett says the crash happened at about 5:15 p.m. Saturday during the third quarter of the Homecoming game against...

Cavaliers Coach David Blatt Gets Right To Business

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers coach David Blatt got right to business Saturday in his first NBA practice after two decades working overseas. “I’m a basketball coach, and I do it with passion and with pleasure,” Blatt said. “This isn’t...

Oullette, Sprague Lead Ohio Past E Illinois 34-19

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A.J. Oullette rushed for 87 yards with two touchdowns and quarterback JD Sprague added a pair of rushing scores, lifting Ohio over Eastern Illinois 34-19 on Saturday. Trailing 3-0 early, the Bobcats (3-2) raced to a 21-3 lead sparked by Oullette’s two...

Akron Stuffs Conner, Stuns Pitt 21-10

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Conor Hundley one-upped the nation’s leading rusher, gaining 148 yards on 19 carries as Akron upset Pittsburgh 21-10 on Saturday. Kyle Pohl passed for 193 yards with a touchdown and an interception and defensive lineman Cody Grice — moonlighting at...

Pirates Lose To Reds 10-6, Hurt Title Chances

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates’ NL Central chances were hurt when Todd Frazier had a tying two-run homer in the seventh inning and Ramon Santiago hit a grand slam in the 10th, powering the Cincinnati Reds to a 10-6 victory on Saturday. Pittsburgh started the day a...

Reds 10, Pirates 6, 10 Innings,

Two outs when winning run scored. E_S.Marte (6). DP_Pittsburgh 1. LOB_Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 5. 2B_J.Harrison (38), S.Marte (29), Mercer (27), Negron (10). 3B_N.Walker (3). HR_Mercer (12), Frazier (29), R.Santiago (2). SB_J.Harrison (18), G.Polanco (14). CS_Ludwick (2). HBP_by...

76ers Acquire Bogans In Trade With Cavaliers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers acquired guard Keith Bogans and a 2018 second-round draft pick from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday in exchange for their 2015 second-round pick. The Cavaliers will receive a trade exception of approximately $5.3 million without...

VA Secretary McDonald Says VA Will Regain Trust

CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald says the department plagued by long waits for veteran’s health care and other problems is on the road to improvement and committed to winning back veterans’ trust. McDonald visited the VA Medical Center...

James, Love, Irving Have First Practice Together

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — All-Stars LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving were on the court together for the first time as the Cleveland Cavaliers opened training camp. It also was the initial NBA practice for Cavaliers coach David Blatt, who spent the past two decades...

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Editors: The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds are tied at 6 after 9 innings. AP Sports