Crew PKs, Steffen Keep DC United Winless, Scoreless, 2-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Columbus Crew scored twice off penalty kicks and Zack Steffen kept D.C. United winless and scoreless on the season with three saves in a 2-0 win on Saturday. Federico Higuaín scored in the 38th minute and Ola Kamara connected in the 66th minute for the Crew...

Airline Pilot, Wife Died From Apparent Fentanyl OD’s In Ohio

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Family members say a woman found dead along with her airline pilot husband from apparent fentanyl overdoses had long batted drug problems. Police say the children of 36-year-old Brian Halye (hah-LEE’) and 34-year-old Courtney Halye found their...

Expect Fast-paced Game With Tar Heels Meeting Razorbacks

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — North Carolina is at its best when the Tar Heels are pushing the ball upcourt in a go-go-go pace, one that frequently has opponents desperately trying to slow things down. That shouldn’t be a problem for Sunday’s second-round game in the South...

Cavaliers rest LeBron, Love, Kyrie vs Clippers

AP Photo/Tony Dejak LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are resting LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving against the Los Angeles Clippers. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue announced the decision shortly before game time Saturday. Lue says all three stars will return...

Untimely T ends Northwestern rally; Gonzaga wins 79-73

AP Photo/Rick Bowmer SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Top-seeded Gonzaga fought off a wild Northwestern comeback for a 79-73 victory Saturday night with help from an untimely technical foul on Wildcats coach Chris Collins. Northwestern trimmed a 22-point deficit to five and had the...

Points Well Taken: Cincinnati Faces UCLA In 2nd Round

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — No. 3 seed UCLA (30-4) vs. No. 6 seed Cincinnati (30-5) Second round, South region; Sacramento, California; approximately 9:40 p.m. BOTTOM LINE: This could be a good UCLA was the nation’s top-scoring team during the season and put up 97 points...

Kentucky And Ohio State Prepare For First-time NCAA Matchup

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Ohio State’s slim series advantage over Kentucky means nothing with more than 10 years having passed since the schools last played and none occurring in the postseason. All of which makes Sunday’s inaugural NCAA Tournament matchup very...

Gilmour Academy’s Hollman Leads All Tournament Team

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Naz Hillmon of Gates Mills Gilmour Academy was named the outstanding player on The Associated Press Division III all-tournament team after leading the Lancers to their first title with a 56-54 win in the Division III final vs. Versailles. Hillmon had 24...

Wolverines preparing for full array of Louisville defenses

AP Photo/Jeff Roberson INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Pitino encouraged John Beilein not to waste much practice time Saturday trying to solve Louisville’s pressure defense. The Michigan coach knows better. After 39 seasons on college sidelines as a head coach and four...

Puerto Rico wins 6th straight in WBC, routs Venezuela 13-2

AP Photo/Gregory Bull SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mike Aviles got four hits and drove in three runs as Puerto Rico, already assured a spot in the World Baseball Classic semifinals, beat Venezuela 13-2 Saturday for its sixth straight win in the tournament. Puerto Rico, runner-up to the...