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Ohio State beats Creighton 69-60 after blowing its big lead

By ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A bunch of newcomers carried Ohio State for much of the game against Creighton. When the Buckeyes called on their longest-tenured player, he delivered. C.J. Jackson took a cross-court pass from Keyshawn Woods and launched the go-ahead ...

Former Ohio State students air claims of sex abuse by doctor

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former students alleging sexual abuse by a former Ohio State University team doctor are pleading with the school's trustees not to dismiss or minimize victims' claims. Seven accusers of Dr. Richard Strauss told trustees Friday his ...

Bradley Beal scores 20 points, Wizards rout Cavaliers 119-95

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards caught the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers on the second game of back-to-backs Wednesday night. They seized the opportunity. Bradley Beal scored 20 points, Otto Porter added 15 and the Wizards beat the Cavaliers 119-95 for their third straight ...

Short-handed Terps are Buckeyes’ last obstacle before ‘Game’

By ERIC OLSON, AP College Football Writer Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: BEST GAME No. 8 Ohio State at Maryland This season has been plain weird for the Buckeyes (9-1, 6-1, No. 10 CFP) with all the off-field distraction and uneven on-field performances. Yet they're still in ...

Happ scores 30 as Wisconsin pulls away from Xavier 77-68

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Ethan Happ flipped in a one-handed shot, and then drove past a defender for a dunk. With the game at a turning point, the 6-foot-10 forward did whatever he wanted and put Wisconsin in control. Happ followed his triple-double in Wisconsin's ...

Clarkson scores 24, injury-riddled Cavaliers blast Hornets

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are dealing with so many injuries they needed an assistant coach to suit up for practice Monday. A little over 24 hours later they did just fine with their healthy players. Jordan Clarkson scored 24 points, Tristan ...

Williams has career-high 15 in UC’s 73-51 win over NCCU

CINCINNATI (AP) — Keith Williams's first career start was just what Cincinnati needed to jumpstart a sluggish offense. Despite dealing with an illness that kept him away from post-game media sessions, Williams scored a career-high 15 points, three of his teammates also reached double figures ...

Red Bulls beat Crew to advance, frees Berhalter for US

By RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — About 90 seconds remained in stoppage time when Columbus Crew coach Gregg Berhalter walked down the sideline to exchange a handshake and hug with New York counterpart Chris Armas. The Red Bulls are moving on, and it appears Berhalter is, ...

Brees passes Favre with 3 TDs, Saints crush Bengals 51-14

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Drew Brees and the Saints rocked Paul Brown Stadium from the opening drive, scoring every time they got the ball except for the last one. Then they cranked up the music in the locker room until the cinderblock walls were vibrating, too. For ...

Second-half burst helps Buckeyes rout Purdue Fort Wayne

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State got coach Chris Holtmann a blowout win for his birthday, accompanied by a big bouquet of 3-pointers. C.J. Jackson scored a career-high 25 points and the Buckeyes scored 45 points off 3-point shots on the way to a 107-61 rout ...