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

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. 2 Duke responded to a tongue lashing by coach Mike Krzyzewski to beat defending national champion Connecticut 66-56 on Thursday night. Winslow and Jahlil Okafor — the other two members…

  • White lifts Ole Miss past Coastal Carolina 71-68

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — LaDarius White scored a career-high 26 points, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to lift Mississippi to a 71-68 win over Coastal Carolina on Thursday. Jarvis Summers and Stefan Moody added 16 and 11 points, respectively, for the Rebels (7-3), combining for five free throws in the final 55 seconds…

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Kris Medlen on a two-year contract. Designated INF Johnny Giavotella for assignment. OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Acquired LHP Eury De La Rosa from Arizona for cash considerations. Designated RHP Fernando Rodriguez for assignment. Released RHP Jorge De Leon. SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms…

  • Bradley routs Eureka 80-38

    PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Tramique Sutherland scored 17 points in his first game of the season Thursday to lead Bradley in an 80-38 rout of Division III Eureka. Sutherland, who missed the season’s first nine games with a fractured finger, had six assists and shot 8 of 12 from the field. Auston Barnes scored 14,…

  • Titans cling to 10-7 lead over Jaguars at halftime

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Third-string quarterback Charlie Whitehurst led Tennessee on its first opening-drive touchdown of the year, and the Titans built a 10-7 halftime lead over the Jacksonville Jaguars on the final Thursday night game of the year in the NFL. It was a meaningless game for both teams except for draft implications, and…

  • Faulk has goal, assist in Canes’ win over Leafs

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justin Faulk had a goal and an assist, and the Eastern Conference-worst Carolina Hurricanes broke a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the previously surging Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night. The Hurricanes (9-19-3), who entered with the NHL’s worst record, had scored only one goal in each game…

  • Capitals-Blue Jackets Sum

    Washington 2 0 2 1–5 Columbus 0 2 2 0–4 First Period_1, Washington, Ward 10 (Fehr, Alzner), 9:51. 2, Washington, Chimera 3 (Latta, Orpik), 19:22. Second Period_3, Columbus, Johnson 3 (Foligno, Wisniewski), 8:48 (pp). 4, Columbus, Foligno 15 (Connauton, Johansen), 11:57 (pp). Third Period_5, Columbus, Foligno 16 (Morin, Gibbons), :52. 6, Washington, Alzner 2 (Latta,…

  • Capitals-Blue Jackets Sums

    Washington 2 0 2 1–5 Columbus 0 2 2 0–4 First Period_1, Washington, Ward 10 (Fehr, Alzner), 9:51. 2, Washington, Chimera 3 (Latta, Orpik), 19:22. Penalties_Wilson, Was (roughing), :58; Calvert, Clm (roughing), :58; Savard, Clm (hooking), 2:35; Foligno, Clm (interference), 17:05. Second Period_3, Columbus, Johnson 3 (Foligno, Wisniewski), 8:48 (pp). 4, Columbus, Foligno 15 (Connauton,…

  • Maple Leafs-Hurricanes Sum

    Toronto 0 1 0–1 Carolina 2 0 2–4 First Period_1, Carolina, Terry 5 (E.Staal, Gerbe), 11:54. 2, Carolina, Faulk 6 (Dwyer, Sekera), 13:43 (sh). Second Period_3, Toronto, Phaneuf 2 (Holland, Franson), 16:55. Third Period_4, Carolina, Sekera 1 (Faulk, Gerbe), 11:05 (pp). 5, Carolina, Lindholm 8 (E.Staal, Hainsey), 18:36 (en). Shots on Goal_Toronto 9-7-10_26. Carolina 16-11-10_37.…

  • Maple Leafs-Hurricanes Sums

    Toronto 0 1 0–1 Carolina 2 0 2–4 First Period_1, Carolina, Terry 5 (E.Staal, Gerbe), 11:54. 2, Carolina, Faulk 6 (Dwyer, Sekera), 13:43 (sh). Penalties_Phaneuf, Tor (interference), 7:05; Boychuk, Car (interference), 12:24; Faulk, Car (interference), 15:58. Second Period_3, Toronto, Phaneuf 2 (Holland, Franson), 16:55. Penalties_Gardiner, Tor (delay of game), 12:02. Third Period_4, Carolina, Sekera 1…

  • Avalanche-Penguins Sums

    Colorado 0 0 0 0–0 Pittsburgh 0 0 0 1–1 First Period_None. Penalties_Despres, Pit (interference), 2:16; Downie, Pit (elbowing), 5:17; Stuart, Col (tripping), 11:39. Second Period_None. Penalties_Everberg, Col (boarding), 6:07; McLeod, Col, major (fighting), 12:37; Farnham, Pit, major (fighting), 12:37. Third Period_None. Penalties_None. Overtime_1, Pittsburgh, Comeau 11 (Malkin, Scuderi), 2:24. Penalties_None. Shots on Goal_Colorado 7-15-7-0_29.…

  • Avalanche-Penguins Sum

    Colorado 0 0 0 0–0 Pittsburgh 0 0 0 1–1 First Period_None. Second Period_None. Third Period_None. Overtime_1, Pittsburgh, Comeau 11 (Malkin, Scuderi), 2:24. Shots on Goal_Colorado 7-15-7-0_29. Pittsburgh 8-16-19-5_48. Goalies_Colorado, Pickard. Pittsburgh, Fleury. A_18,603 (18,387). T_2:27.

  • Thursday’s College Basketball

    EAST Canisius 60, Stony Brook 59, OT 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 Barton 93, Fayetteville St. 70 Georgia Southern 76, Stetson 67 Hampden-Sydney 80, Kean 56 Lees-McRae 94, Emory & Henry 81…

  • Warriors’ Bogut out indefinitely after PRP therapy

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Just as they have the past two seasons, the Golden State Warriors will have to get by without center Andrew Bogut for an undetermined amount of time. The team announced Thursday that Bogut is out indefinitely after undergoing platelet-rich plasma therapy on his ailing right knee. The Warriors said Bogut consulted…

  • Georgia Southern beats Stetson in 76-67 comeback win

    DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Jelani Hewitt scored 30 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Georgia Southern to a 76-67 win over Stetson on Thursday night. Trailing 40-33 at the break, Georgia Southern (6-2) took the lead for good late in the second half with a 9-2 spurt capped by a 3-pointer from Curtis Diamond…