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Nets overcome James’ triple-double, beat Cavs 112-107

By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — With injuries on both sides, the point guard matchup came down to LeBron James against Spencer Dinwiddie. James had the bigger numbers. Dinwiddie made the biggest plays. Dinwiddie hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 43 seconds left, and ...

Columbus Crew reverses decision, will issue refunds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Crew SC says they have changed their position on refunding season ticket holders for 2018 after the team's owner announced a possible move to Austin, Texas. In a statement Wednesday, owner and club CEO Anthony Precourt says those with 2018 season tickets will ...

College Football Picks: Big games, then playoff rankings

By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer Three days before the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season are released, No. 2 Penn State and No. 6 Ohio State will play a game that could complicate the selection committee's task down the road — if the Buckeyes win. The ...

Browns rookie Garrett has concussion, could miss London trip

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Myles Garrett could miss Cleveland's trip to London because of a concussion. The top overall pick in this year's NFL draft was placed in concussion protocol on Tuesday after arriving at the team's facility with concussion-like symptoms. ...

Cavs’ Dwyane Wade sidelined with bruised knee

NEW YORK (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers forward Dwyane Wade has a bruised left knee and won't play Wednesday night against the Brooklyn Nets. Wade came off the bench and scored 11 points in 19 minutes in Tuesday's win over the Bulls. It was Wade's first game with Cleveland's second unit, and the ...

Traditional Reds opening day parade moved to 4th game

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The traditional Reds opening day parade has been moved to the fourth game of the season because of a conflict with the Easter holidays. A market association announced Wednesday that it will hold the parade on Monday, April 2 against the Chicago ...

Can revenge push Ohio State? ‘Hell, yeah’ says Meyer

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was direct when asked whether his players will be motivated by revenge in the long-awaited showdown with No. 2 Penn State this weekend. If the idea of avenging last year's upset loss at Happy Valley gets his ...

Browns’ Thomas having season-ending surgery, future blurry

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Joe Thomas felt the tendon detach from his elbow and roll up in his arm, and before the pain registered, the Browns' seemingly indestructible tackle realized everything had changed. His day was over. His season done. His career in ...

Wade asks to come off bench for Cavs; Smith starting again

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — When he signed with the Cavaliers, Dwyane Wade promised his ego wouldn't get in the way. It wasn't just talk. Struggling through three games in his first season with Cleveland, Wade approached Cavs coach Tyronn Lue and asked to be taken out ...

Familiar outcome: Bengals flattened by Steelers in big game

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals tried to tiptoe around the importance of another season-defining game in Pittsburgh by ignoring the series' history of lopsided outcomes and ugly moments. They wound up with more of both. A 29-14 loss in Pittsburgh on Sunday ...