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  • Report disputes claims that US hacked reporter’s computer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department inspector general report is disputing allegations by former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson that the federal government secretly monitored her personal computer. Attkisson, who has said her personal computer…

  • No. 6 Tennessee women eke out 73-72 win over No. 10 Kentucky

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Isabelle Harrison and Cierra Burdick combined to score 25 second-half points and sixth-ranked Tennessee held on to edge No. 10 Kentucky 73-72 victory Thursday night. Trailing 33-27 just after the break,…

  • NHL Capsules

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Kevan Miller scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, Tuukka Rask stopped 43 shots, and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Thursday night. Reilly Smith,…

  • Weber State clips North Dakota, 67-60

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Jeremy Senglin scored 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting and added five rebounds to lead Weber State to a 67-60 victory over North Dakota on Thursday night. Richaud Gittens finished with…

  • Burton scores 26, sparks Wagner over Sacred Heart 75-64

    NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Burton scored 26 points on 10-of-16 shooting and Sacred Heart used a strong second half to beat Wagner 75-64 on Thursday night. Trailing 33-30 at the break, Wagner opened the…

  • Seattle goes indoors; everyone practices again

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — All 53 players on the Seattle Seahawks active roster were full participants in practice for the second straight day ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl against New England. Seattle started the workout…

  • Miller’s scores late in 2nd as Bruins beat Islanders

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Kevan Miller scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, Tuukka Rask stopped 43 shots, and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 5-2 Thursday night. Reilly Smith, Patrice…

  • Price, Pacioretty lift Canadiens to 1-0 win over Rangers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Max Pacioretty broke up a scoreless deadlock with 4:17 left to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night. Pacioretty sent a wrist…

  • Katy Perry says halftime performance will make you ‘Roar’

    PHOENIX (AP) — Katy Perry says her Super Bowl halftime performance will make you “Roar” — with animals. The singer told reporters at a press conference Thursday that her performance Sunday will include “a lion…

  • Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade

    TOKYO (AP) — A deadline of sunset Thursday for a possible prisoner swap purportedly set by the Islamic State group holding a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian military pilot passed with no sign of whether…

  • Bucks end 17-game skid in Orlando, beat Magic 115-100

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jerryd Bayless scored 19 points, Jared Dudley and Khris Middleton had 17 apiece and the Milwaukee Bucks ended a 17-game losing streak in Orlando with a 115-100 victory on Thursday night.…

  • Builder projects 18-month delay for nuclear plant in Georgia

    ATLANTA (AP) — Southern Co. said the firms building its new nuclear power plant in Georgia estimate the project will be delayed 18 months, potentially costing the power company $720 million in new charges, company…

  • Granddaughter of Saints, Pelicans owner decries lawsuit

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A granddaughter of New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson says a lawsuit filed against her grandfather by his estranged heirs is unwarranted and is unnecessarily humiliating the 87-year-old. Dawn…

  • Philadelphia tops Winnipeg 5-2 for 3rd straight victory

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wayne Simmonds, Chris VandeVelde, Nick Schultz and Brayden Schenn scored, leading the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. Sean Couturier added an empty-netter as Philadelphia…

  • Rattataptap wins Santa Anita feature for 3-year-old fillies

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Rattataptap won the $58,000 feature for 3-year-old fillies by 4 ¾ lengths Thursday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, Rattataptap ran six furlongs in 1:09.15 and paid $5.60, $2.80 and…