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  • Louisiana-Lafayette tops Texas State 72-63

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Johnathan Stove scored 19 points and Louisiana Lafayette topped Texas State 72-63 on Saturday. Louisiana-Lafayette (12-10, 6-5 Sun Belt) used an 8-0 run midway through the first half to lead…

  • Scientist considered father of birth control pill dies

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died. Djerrasi died of complications of cancer Friday in his San Francisco home, Stanford University spokesman Dan…

  • Oral Roberts makes up 11 points to beat South Dakota 73-72

    VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Denell Henderson made a pair of free throws and blocked two shots in the final 23 seconds as Oral Roberts made up 11 points in the final 9:22 to beat South…

  • No. 19 Princeton women cruise past Dartmouth 83-65

    HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Alex Wheatley scored 17 points and Annie Tarakchian and Blake Dietrick each had 15 to lead No. 19 Princeton to an 83-65 win over Dartmouth on Saturday. Coming off a three-week…

  • An ace like no other for Francesco Molinari

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Francesco Molinari of Italy had to return Saturday morning to finish his second round at the Phoenix Open, and he couldn’t believe the number of people who filed into the grandstands…

  • No. 7 Oregon State women rout USC 68-35

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jamie Weisner scored 21 points, including five 3-pointers, and seventh-ranked Oregon State improved on its best-ever season start with a 68-35 victory over USC on Saturday. Deven Hunter added 15 points…

  • Chile’s president pushes to ease ban on all abortions

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet sent legislation to Congress on Saturday proposing to allow some abortions in Chile, a socially conservative South American nation that is among the few countries in the world…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Saturday 1. South Carolina (20-0) did not play. Next: at Mississippi, Sunday. 2. UConn (19-1) did not play. Next: at Temple, Sunday. 3. Baylor (19-1) did not play. Next: vs. Kansas, Sunday. 4. Notre Dame…

  • Streaking, injured Hawks will be short-handed vs 76ers

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are short-handed as they try to extend their franchise-record 18-game winning streak against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. The worst injury may be to Thabo Sefolosha, who the…

  • Louisiana-Monroe holds on to beat S. Alabama 67-61

    MONROE, La. (AP) — Tylor Ongwae had a double-double, 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, as Louisiana-Monroe streaked to an early lead and then held on to beat South Alabama 67-61 in a Sun…

  • South Dakota State routs Denver 69-39

    BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — George Marshall scored 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting to lead South Dakota State in a 69-39 rout of Denver on Saturday. Deondre Parks finished with 13 points and Cody Larson chipped…

  • NHL Capsules

    MONTREAL (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored 3:08 into overtime, Carey Price made 36 saves and the Montreal Canadiens edged the Washington Capitals 1-0 on Saturday for their fifth straight win. Price posted his second shutout…

  • Saturday’s College Hockey Scores

    EAST Penn St. 4, Vermont 2 Princeton 2, Brown 2, OT

  • DeLay: Rick Perry’s White House hopes likely hurt by charges

    HOUSTON (AP) — Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay said Saturday he can relate to any fallout from the indictment dogging former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, noting his own nearly decade-long legal fight that…

  • Milwaukee over Detroit 78-74

    MILWAUKEE, Minn. (AP) — Akeem Springs scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Milwaukee to a 78-74 win over Detroit on Saturday. Matt Tiby and Steve McWhorter added 16 points apiece for the…