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  • Evansville beats Ohio 81-69 in OT

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — D.J. Ballentine scored 23 points, including eight in overtime, to lead Evansville to an 81-69 comeback win over Ohio on Thursday. The Purple Aces (8-2) scored 12 unanswered points in OT and made 23 of 28 free throws. Ohio built a five-point second-half lead, 57-52, on a 3-pointer by Javarez Willis,…

  • Thursday’s College Basketball

    EAST Canisius 60, Stony Brook 59, OT Duke 66, UConn 56 LIU Brooklyn 69, FIU 58 Lincoln (Pa.) 61, Pace 49 Quinnipiac 80, Lehigh 65 Rider 62, Morgan St. 48 Temple 82, Delaware 62 Yale 57, Vermont 56 SOUTH Austin Peay 76, Oakland City 52 Barton 93, Fayetteville St. 70 Charlotte 75, Appalachian St. 65…

  • China pilot gets 3 years for crash that killed 44

    BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court has sentenced an airplane captain to three years in prison over the deaths of 44 people killed when his plane crashed. The Yichun district court said Friday that captain Qi Quanjun violated regulations by trying to land his plane in low visibility. It said Qi was also found guilty…

  • Jaguars hold off Titans late, win 21-13 in home finale

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles revived a stagnant offense. Jordan Todman provided some cushion with a big run. And Sen’Derrick Marks sealed the victory with the most rewarding sack of his career. The trio provided all the highlights in the Jacksonville Jaguars’ 21-13 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night. In a matchup…

  • Jones scores 21 to lead No. 2 Duke over UConn

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two possessions into the second half, Mike Krzyzewski had seen more than enough from his young and talented Duke team and let them know it in forceful terms that any young man would understand. After hollering at his second-ranked Blue Devils to get over to the bench, Coach K asked…

  • LSU comes back against UAB 79-70

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jarell Martin and Keith Hornsby combined to score 49 points to help LSU overcome an early 11-point deficit and defeat UAB 79-70 Thursday night. Martin scored 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting and Hornsby added 24 points. They combined to score 16 points in the first 8

  • Beleskey scores in 3rd as Ducks beat Canadiens

    MONTREAL (AP) — Matt Beleskey scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over Montreal on Thursday night in a game the Canadiens lost top scorer Max Pacioretty to an injury. Hampus Lindholm also scored for Anaheim and Frederik Andersen made 23 saves for his 18th…

  • Comeau leads Penguins over Avalanche 1-0, OT

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins and captain Sidney Crosby hope that a recent bout with the mumps is a thing of the past. Blake Comeau scored 2:24 into overtime to give the Penguins a 1-0 victory against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots, registering his career-best sixth shutout of…

  • Minnesota links caramel apples, 2 listeria deaths

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials say two people died and two others became ill this fall after eating prepackaged caramel apples contaminated with the bacterium listeria. The Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture are warning consumers to wait for more information before eating any pre-packaged, commercially-produced caramel apples, including those topped with nuts, chocolate…

  • NHL Capsules

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Comeau scored 2:24 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots, registering his sixth shutout of the season just hours after the Penguins thought their starting goalie had the mumps. Fleury, who recorded his 34th NHL shutout,…

  • 8 children killed in home in northern Australia

    SYDNEY (AP) — Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city on Friday, police said. Queensland state police said they were called to the home in the Cairns suburb of Manoora on Friday morning after receiving a report of a woman with serious…

  • Top 25 Women’s Capsules

    PHOENIX (AP) — Mariya Moore scored 17 points and led the decisive second-half spurt that sent No. 10 Louisville over Grand Canyon 65-51 on Thursday night. Moore had a 3-pointer, assist and steal in quick succession as Louisville built a 56-35 lead with 7:57 left. She hit 3 of 6 3-pointers and all four free…

  • Titans-Jaguars Stats

    Tennessee 7 3 0 3–13 Jacksonville 0 7 7 7–21 First Quarter Ten_L.Washington 8 pass from Whitehurst (Succop kick), 7:23. Second Quarter Ten_FG Succop 50, 3:46. Jax_Lewis 4 pass from Bortles (Scobee kick), :31. Third Quarter Jax_Gerhart 1 run (Scobee kick), 9:27. Fourth Quarter Jax_Todman 62 run (Scobee kick), 9:13. Ten_FG Succop 23, 6:06. A_61,202.…

  • Moore, No. 10 Louisville beat Grand Canyon 65-51

    PHOENIX (AP) — Mariya Moore scored 17 points and led the decisive second-half spurt that sent No. 10 Louisville over Grand Canyon 65-51 on Thursday night. Moore had a 3-pointer, assist and steal in quick succession as Louisville built a 56-35 lead with 7:57 left. She hit 3 of 6 3-pointers and all four free…

  • Davis scores 30, leads New Orleans over Houston

    HOUSTON (AP) — Anthony Davis had 30 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 99-90 win over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. The Pelicans trailed by one early in the fourth quarter before using a 7-0 run to take a 79-73 lead and they didn’t trail again.…