April 18, 2014

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Gillaspie leads Sox over Indians

  The Associated Press CHICAGO — Conor Gillaspie had a career-high four RBIs, leading Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox to a 9-6 victory over the Indians on Friday night. Sale (3-0) pitched five innings in his first win against Cleveland since May 1, 2012. The left-hander allowed three runs and six hits while Read More…

Cavaliers lose to Bucks

The Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Brandon Knight scored 24 points and Ramon Sessions added 20 as Milwaukee held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-116 on Friday night, preserving the Bucks slim hopes of avoiding the NBA’s worst record. The victory moved the Bucks to within two games of Philadelphia with three games remaining for each team. Read More…

Abreu stays on tear as Sox pull down Indians

  The Associated Press CHICAGO — Rookie Jose Abreu connected for his second multihomer game in three days and the Chicago White Sox ended a 14-game losing streak against Cleveland, beating the Indians 7-3 Thursday night. Abreu hit tape-measure drives in the second and fifth innings and drove in three runs. The Cuban slugger hit Read More…

NCAA: Huskies, Auriemma are alone at the top

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Geno Auriemma and Connecticut stand alone in women’s college basketball, and they reached the top in unprecedented fashion. The Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 Tuesday night in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title. Auriemma broke a tie with Pat Summitt and Tennessee for most all-time, Read More…

NCAA: UConn beats ’Cats

ARLINGTON, Texas — No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA wouldn’t have them. UConn won it all anyway. Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win over Kentucky’s freshmen and a national title hardly anyone saw coming. Napier had 22 Read More…

Ohio bill: College athletes aren’t considered employees

An Ohio legislative panel changed a budget bill on Monday to make clear that college athletes are not employees under state law, following a recent ruling from a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board that Northwestern University football players could unionize. The ruling said that full scholarship players can be considered employees and Read More…

NCAA Tournament: Success, by Ollie; former Cavs guard has UConn on brink of another crown

ARLINGTON, Texas — Kevin Ollie had talent. There’s no way of getting to the NBA without it. His just wasn’t quite on the same level as the stars of his era, players such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant. So what Ollie did was make himself indispensable with his brain. The point guard Read More…

Cleveland squanders chance to gain ground

Charles Odum AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — A hot-shooting night has the Atlanta Hawks back in sole possession of a playoff spot. Poor shooting cost the Cavaliers in a game they desperately needed. Mike Scott ended a scoring slump with 26 points and the Hawks beat Cleveland 117-98 on Friday night in a costly Read More…

Federal judge says he’ll order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages

CINCINNATI — A federal judge said Friday that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that strikes down part of the state’s ban on gay marriages but stops short of forcing it to perform same-sex weddings. Judge Timothy Black announced his intentions in federal court in Cincinnati following final arguments in Read More…

FDA approves ‘rescue pen’ for opiate overdoses

WASHINGTON — Friends and family will be able to take the first step to save a loved one from an overdose of heroin or powerful painkillers called opioids. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved an easy-to-use device that automatically injects the right dose of an overdose antidote named naloxone before an ambulance arrives. Doctors Read More…