Benedict denies he was pressured to resign

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Retired Pope Benedict XVI has denied speculation that he was pressured to resign, saying his decision was freely made and his alone. Benedict wrote to the Vatican correspondent for La Stampa newspaper, Andrea Tornielli, amid a new round of speculation...

St. Joseph’s Wins 5th Straight, Beats Dayton 79-53

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronald Roberts Jr. scored 22 points and Chris Wilson added a career-high 20 as Saint Joseph’s defeated Dayton 79-53 on Tuesday night, winning its fifth straight and ending a six-game streak of Dayton’s. The Hawks (20-7, 10-3 Atlantic 10) have...

DeRozan Scores 33 In Raptors’ 99-93 Win Over Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 16 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors won for the sixth time in seven games with a 99-93 victory over the injury-riddled Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Terrence Ross hit a 3-pointer with 3:02 remaining to...

Cleveland State Rejects Youngstown St. 70-69 In OT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Anton Grady scored 14 points and blocked Kendrick Perry’s jumper at the buzzer to save Cleveland State’s 70-69 overtime victory over Youngstown State on Tuesday. Perry was fouled with 5.3 left and made both free throws. Cleveland State turned the ball...

DeRozan Scores 33 In Raptors’ 99-93 Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 16 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors won for the sixth time in seven games with a 99-93 victory over the injury-riddled Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Terrence Ross hit a 3-pointer with 3:02 remaining to...

Raptors-Cavaliers, Box

Ross 7-11 0-0 19, Johnson 4-6 0-0 9, Valanciunas 1-2 0-0 2, Lowry 3-15 7-7 13, DeRozan 12-25 9-13 33, Patterson 1-5 0-0 3, Salmons 0-2 0-0 0, Hansbrough 1-2 3-4 5, Vasquez 6-11 0-0 15, Novak 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-79 19-24 99. Deng 3-14 2-5 8, Thompson 4-10 5-6 13, Hawes 6-12 0-0...

American Hockey League

NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Texas 2, Lake Erie 1 Rockford 4, Iowa 1 Hartford 4, Portland 3 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 6, Hershey 5 Binghamton at Toronto, 11 a.m. San Antonio at Utica, 7 p.m. Texas at Lake Erie, 7 p.m. Charlotte...

At A Glance

c-Ceased operations NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Gwinnett 4, Evansville 1 Orlando 3, South Carolina 2, OT Bakersfield at Las Vegas, 10:05 p.m. Kalamazoo at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. Elmira at Reading, 7:05 p.m. Alaska at Idaho,...
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Fingerprint security convenient, but not flawless

The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is examined by a visitor to the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, after its unveiling. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is examined by a visitor to the...

BC-BKC–Valparaiso-Wright St. Box, BKC

Adekoya 2-5 1-2 5, Peters 5-7 1-2 11, Fernandez 4-4 2-2 10, Dority 2-8 2-2 6, Williams 2-7 0-0 4, Carter 3-9 0-0 8, Coleman 2-2 1-1 6, Capobianco 1-3 2-2 5, Gueye 1-2 1-1 3, Yeo 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-47 10-12 58. Young 0-1 0-0 0, Darling 4-9 3-5 12, Pacher 6-13 7-7 20, Dixon 3-7...