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  • Attorney wants mistrial declared in Vanderbilt rape case

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney for one of the ex-Vanderbilt University football players convicted of raping an unconscious fellow student says he will ask that a mistrial be declared after learning that a jury…

  • Super Bowl Wines: What to pair with those game day dishes

    Scott Greenberg, syndicated wine columnist

  • Anger, mourning in Pakistan after mosque bombing kills 59

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Shiites across Pakistan are mourning and planning to protest after a bombing at a Shiite mosque in the country killed at least 59 people. Abdul Qudoos Kalwar, a senior police official, says…

  • NYC to pay $5M to kin of man killed in ‘Mafia cops’ case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nicholas Guido was showing off his new car outside his mother’s home on Christmas Day 1986 when he was gunned down because he’d been mistaken for a mobster with the same…

  • Friday’s College Basketball

    EAST Baruch 74, Medgar Evers 43 Brooklyn 83, Staten Island 53 Buffalo 80, Kent St. 55 Canisius 63, Quinnipiac 57 Cornell 57, Brown 49 Harvard 75, Princeton 72 Husson 57, Castleton 49 Ithaca 98, Utica…

  • Bledsoe, Dragic team for 44 points as Suns beat Bulls 99-93

    PHOENIX (AP) — As they have so often this season, Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic pushed the Phoenix Suns to victory. Bledsoe scored 23 points and backcourt mate Dragic had 21 as the Phoenix Suns…

  • Iraqi libraries ransacked by Islamic State group in Mosul

    BAGHDAD (AP) — When Islamic State group militants invaded the Central Library of Mosul earlier this month, they were on a mission to destroy a familiar enemy: other people’s ideas. Residents say the extremists smashed…

  • Canucks’ Miller makes 20 saves in 5-2 win over Sabres

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Miller made 20 saves in his first game against his former team, and the Vancouver Canucks sent the Buffalo Sabres to their 14th straight regulation loss — 5-2 on…

  • Is he dead? Philippines awaits answer of costly terror raid

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The cellphone message of the Filipino police commandos to their base was triumphant: “Mike 1 bingo,” a code meaning they have killed one of Southeast Asia’s most-wanted terror suspects, Malaysian Zulkifli…

  • Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth

    CHONGLI, China (AP) — Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports but that…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Friday, January 30, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 44 4879 110.9 Phoenix 48 5144 107.2 L.A. Clippers 47 5025 106.9 Dallas 48 5130 106.9 Toronto 47 5004 106.5 Atlanta…

  • Kane, Sharp lead Blackhawks’ 4-1 rout of Anaheim Ducks

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Sharp got the puck on the boards and abruptly whipped it in front to Patrick Kane, who scored before the Anaheim Ducks even knew where it went. Although the Chicago…

  • Bledsoe, Dragic team for 44 points as Suns beat Bulls 99-93

    PHOENIX (AP) — Eric Bledsoe scored 23 points and backcourt mate Goran Dragic had 21 as the Phoenix Suns held off the Chicago Bulls 99-93 on Friday night. Bledsoe’s six-footer high off the glass put…

  • NHL Capsules

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Defenseman Simon Despres scored 2:21 into overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied late and beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Friday night. Chris Kunitz tied the game with a power-play…

  • NHL Scoring Leaders

    Through Jan. 30 GP G A PTS Jakub Voracek, Phi 50 17 41 58 Patrick Kane, Chi 49 25 31 56 Tyler Seguin, Dal 48 28 25 53 Claude Giroux, Phi 49 16 36 52…