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Former U. Va. Lacrosse Player Faces 26 Years
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A former University of Virginia lacrosse player faces up to 26 years in prison after his conviction of second-degree murder in the slaying of his former girlfriend amid a swirl of betrayal, distrust and a culture of drinking.
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Dolphins Fans Lobby for Team to Get Manning
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins fans want the team to acquire Peyton Manning, and they're using a billboard and website to campaign.
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Knicks Star Lin Moves from Couch to Fancy NYC Pad
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin, who famously slept on a teammate's couch the night before his breakout performance, now has an apartment of his own.
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No. 19 Wichita State Beats Illinois State 68-55
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Joe Ragland scored 14 points to lead No. 19 Wichita State to a 68-55 victory over Illinois State on Wednesday night to clinch the Missouri Valley Conference championship.
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Simmons Leads Drake Over Southern Illinois
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Ben Simons returned from a five-game absence to score 14 points, leading Drake to a 78-63 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday night.
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Northern Iowa Beats Bradley 64-55
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Anthony James scored 19 points and Northern Iowa beat Bradley 64-55 Wednesday night.
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Eastern Michigan Overtakes Northern Illinois 48-45
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Darrell Lampley scored 21 points and Eastern Michigan used a 15-0 run late in the game to overtake Northern Illinois 48-45 on Wednesday night.
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Boozer Helps Bulls Dominate Bucks in 110-91 Win
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Boozer scored 20 points, Derrick Rose and Luol Deng each added 16, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday night.
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Marchand Scores 2 to Lead Bruins Over Blues 4-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Brad Marchand scored twice and Tim Thomas stopped 30 shots to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-2 win over St. Louis on Wednesday, ending the Blues' team-record point streak at 21 home games.
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Jurors Get Murder Case of Ex-Va. Lacrosse Player
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Less than 90 minutes into their deliberations, jurors in the murder trial of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player had a question for the judge.
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NY Judge: Boeheim Slander Suit Moving to Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- A judge has ruled that the defamation lawsuit filed by two former ball boys against Syracuse University and head basketball coach Jim Boeheim will be heard in Syracuse.
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Rams, CVC Reach Agreement on London Game
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams will play that ''home'' game in London later this year after settling a lease dispute with the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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Bulls' Thibodeau Says No Setback for Rose
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says star point guard Derrick Rose experienced no setbacks after returning from a back problem.
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Crawford Helps Blackhawks Top Red Wings 2-1
CHICAGO (AP) -- Corey Crawford made 31 saves to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night in a matchup of Central Division rivals missing their top centers.
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No. 8 Buckeyes Rebound, Beat Illinois 83-67
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Deshaun Thomas scored 19 points and No. 8 Ohio State regained its shooting touch, rolling over Illinois 83-67 on Tuesday night to remain in the thick of the Big Ten race.
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Judge Will Decide on Moving Syracuse Slander Suit
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- A judge has reserved decision on whether to move the slander case brought by two former ball boys against Syracuse University and head basketball coach Jim Boeheim to Syracuse from a New York City court.
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Chicago Blackhawks Center to Launch Charity
CHICAGO (AP) -- A Chicago Blackhawks player is launching a foundation dedicated to helping marginalized and at-risk youth.
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Cubs Send Pitcher to Red Sox as Comp for Epstein
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Cubs and the Red Sox have agreed on a deal that settles their dispute over what Boston should get after Theo Epstein left for Chicago.
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La Russa in Talks to Work for MLB
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Tony La Russa says he's talked to Commissioner Bud Selig about working for Major League Baseball in some capacity.
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Rose Scores 23, Bulls Hang on to Beat Hawks 90-79
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 23 points in his return from back pain, and the Chicago Bulls beat the struggling Atlanta Hawks 90-79 on Monday.
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New Morning: Albert Pujols Joins Angels in Camp
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Albert Pujols has arrived to begin his first spring training with the Los Angeles Angels.
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Cards' Wainwright Says He's Ready for Heavy Duty
JUPTER, Fla. (AP) -- Adam Wainwright's season-ending elbow injury last February was supposed to ruin the St. Louis Cardinals' season. Now, the former 20-game winner is healthy again, ready to rejoin a rotation that was strong enough to win it all without him.
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Haas Wins at Riviera in Stunning Conclusion
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bill Haas made the biggest putt of them all Sunday at Riviera _ the putt that won the Northern Trust Open.
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Lin Asks for Privacy for Family in Taiwan
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jeremy Lin is trying to shield his family in Taiwan from Linsanity.
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ESPN Fires Employee for Lin Headline Seen Online
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- ESPN says it fired an employee responsible for an offensive headline about Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin.
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Blackhawks Rally Past Blues
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dave Bolland scored the go-ahead goal in the third period when his centering attempt hit the stick of St. Louis' David Backes and went in and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied to beat the Blues 3-1 Sunday for their third straight victory.
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Kyle Busch Edges Stewart to Win Shootout
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Kyle Busch used a last-gasp pass of defending NASCAR champion Tony Stewart to grab the first win of the 2012 season at Daytona International Speedway.
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Ball State Ends Skid, Tops Southern Illinois 71-62
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) -- Randy Davis scored a career-best 19 points Saturday to help Ball State snap a seven-game losing streak with a 71-62 victory over Southern Illinois.
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Ryan, Evansville Defeat Western Illinois 68-45
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Colt Ryan's 20 points led Evansville to a 68-45 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday night.
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Illinois-Chicago Turns Back Eastern Illinois 67-63
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Gary Talton scored 20 points Saturday night to lead Illinois-Chicago to its first road victory of the season with a 67-63 win over Eastern Illinois.
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