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  • Sabres farmhand Pysyk collapses during pickup basketball

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester Americans defenseman Mark Pysyk collapsed during a pickup basketball Saturday at the team’s arena and was taken by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital. The Americans said Pysyk was being evaluated…

  • NJIT crushes DIII Sarah Lawrence, 90-55

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Emmanuel Tselentakis had 16 points, nine rebounds, and five steals, leading seven players in double figures as NJIT beat Division III Sarah Lawrence 90-55 on Saturday. Osa Izevbuwa added 15 points…

  • Saturday’s College Basketball

    EAST Albany (NY) 79, Vermont 73 Binghamton 76, UMBC 69 Boston College 79, NC State 63 Bucknell 71, American U. 69 Colgate 61, Lehigh 55 Delaware 65, Towson 60 Lafayette 74, Army 64 Mount St.…

  • Alex Rodriguez might play in Yankees’ spring training opener

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez might be in the New York Yankees’ lineup for Tuesday’s spring training opener against the Philadelphia Phillies. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said a decision will come Monday. “It’s something…

  • Rally against Wisconsin anti-union measure smaller than 2011

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Thousands of Wisconsin union workers rallied at the Capitol Saturday to protest a “right-to-work” proposal that would outlaw the mandatory payment of union dues, but the crowd was much smaller than…

  • Jeff Gordon takes a final spin at track that meant so much

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Jeff Gordon admired his latest retirement gift — a miniature race car for his two young children — and thanked the folks at Atlanta Motor Speedway for not going with the…

  • Harvick wins Xfinity race at Atlanta for 3rd year in a row

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating performance Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, holding off Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano in the Xfinity Series race. Harvick has won the Atlanta race in…

  • Pearre leads Utah State to 74-60 win over Air Force

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Julion Pearre hit five three-pointers for 21 points, both career highs, to lead Utah State to a 74-60 win over Air Force on Saturday. Chris Smith had 16 points, David…

  • NASCAR XFINITY-Hisense 250 Results

    Saturday At Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton, Ga. Lap length: 1.54 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (8) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 163 laps, 143.8 rating, 0 points. 2. (1) Joey Logano, Ford, 163, 137.3, 0. 3.…

  • Canada border hours worry residents in small Alaska town

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents in a small southeast Alaska community are worried that overnight closure of the Canada border will have hurt safety and the local economy. The Canada Border Services Agency says the…

  • Illinois-Chicago scores 24 at line to beat Wright St. 61-46

    CHICAGO (AP) — Marc Brown scored 18 points as Illinois-Chicago, despite poor shooting, scored 24 points at the foul line and defeated Wright State 61-46 on Saturday. UIC (8-23, 4-12 Horizon League) hit just 17…

  • Kansas forward Alexander to miss game vs Texas

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas forward Cliff Alexander is being held out of Saturday’s game against Texas after questions were raised about the five-star freshman’s eligibility. The school announced its decision less than 2 hours…

  • No. 6 Villanova beats Xavier 78-66 for its 10th straight win

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Kris Jenkins’ back-to-back 3-pointers started a late run that rallied No. 6 Villanova to its 10th straight victory on Saturday, 78-66 over Xavier. The Wildcats (27-2, 14-2 Big East) made five 3s…

  • Cincinnati beats Tulane 63-47

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Octavius Ellis netted a double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, as Cincinnati took an early lead and held it to beat Tulane 63-47 on Saturday. Kevin Johnson added 15…

  • Taylor, Longwood beat Campbell 70-65

    FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Quicny Taylor scored 25 on Saturday to help Longwood hold off Campbell 70-65 and secure the ninth seed in the Big South tournament. Longwood (9-22, 5-13) will face eighth-seeded Presbyterian on…