• Bulls’ Porter leaves game with strained lower left leg
    by The Associated Press on February 24, 2019 at 2:27 am

    CHICAGO (AP) — Bulls forward Otto Porter Jr. has left the game against the Boston Celtics because of a strained lower left leg. The team announced Saturday he would not return before the start of the second half. Porter missed all four shots and did not score. The Bulls acquired Porter from Washington for Jabari […]

  • Blue Jackets acquire Dzingel from Senators
    by The Associated Press on February 24, 2019 at 2:25 am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets continued to load up ahead of the NHL trade deadline by acquiring forward Ryan Dzingel from the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. Columbus sent winger Anthony Duclair and 2020 and 2021 second-round picks to Ottawa for Dzingel and a 2019 seventh-round pick. It’s the second trade in as […]

  • Howell carries Jackson St. past Grambling State 71-60
    by The Associated Press on February 24, 2019 at 2:23 am

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Chris Howell had 17 points and seven rebounds as Jackson State topped Grambling State 71-60 on Saturday. Jayveous McKinnis had 16 points and seven rebounds for Jackson State (10-17, 7-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which snapped its four-game losing streak. Venjie Wallis added 13 points. Ivy Smith had 19 points for Grambling […]

  • Yeboah scores 27 to lift Stony Brook over Maine 81-53
    by The Associated Press on February 24, 2019 at 2:18 am

    STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Akwasi Yeboah had a season-high 27 points as Stony Brook easily defeated Maine 81-53 on Saturday night. Elijah Olaniyi had 16 points and eight rebounds for Stony Brook (22-6, 10-3 America East Conference). Jaron Cornish added 13 points, six rebounds and six assists. Isaiah White had 18 points for the […]

  • Cooks steals and scores as NJIT rallies for 77-73 win
    by The Associated Press on February 24, 2019 at 2:06 am

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Zach Cooks had two steals, resulting in a layup and a 3-pointer, in the final minutes to help NJIT retake the lead and then hold off Jacksonville 77-73 on Saturday. The Dolphins were up 71-67 at the 2:59 mark after DeAnthony McCallum drove for a layup. NJIT’s Shyquan Gibbs answered with […]

  • Oscars: Stars and stand-ins rehearse for the big show
    by LINDSEY BAHR on February 24, 2019 at 2:06 am

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It is decidedly casual inside the Dolby Theatre the day before the Oscars. Most people, celebrities included, are wearing jeans and sneakers, and in Brie Larson’s case, a backpack, to practice presenting awards Saturday. Walking out with Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett looked comfortable in a matching blue Adidas tracksuit and baseball […]

  • Navigato sparks Toledo comeback, edging N. Illinois 57-54
    by The Associated Press on February 24, 2019 at 2:05 am

    TOLDEO, Ohio (AP) — Nate Navigato scored 10 of his 21 points late in the game as Toledo overcame an 11-point Northern Illinois lead to edge the Huskies 57-54 Saturday night. Leading from the opening tip against the Mid-American Conference West Division leaders, Northern Illinois had just taken its largest lead, 43-32, on a Lacey […]

  • Kitsap man arrested after deadly domestic dispute
    by Lynda V. Mapes on February 24, 2019 at 2:05 am

    A North Kitsap man was arrested early Saturday morning and is being held on suspicion of killing a man who had fathered a child with the same woman he did. William Benson Black, 28, of Suquamish, was arrested at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday in Kingston. Hours earlier, at about 9:50 p.m., the Kitsap County Sheriff […]

  • Hight tops Funny Car qualifying in NHRA Arizona Nationals
    by The Associated Press on February 24, 2019 at 2:01 am

    CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Robert Hight topped Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. Hight had a 3.867-second run at 329.91 mph in a California Chevrolet Camaro SS on the final run of qualifying. He’s coming off a victory in the season-opener at Pomona, where he also […]

  • Jefferson with 26, Nicholls routs Central Arkansas 100-57
    by The Associated Press on February 24, 2019 at 1:56 am

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Jeremiah Jefferson scored 26 points as Nicholls routed Central Arkansas 100-57 on Saturday afternoon, snapping a three-game skid. Jefferson was 9 of 18 from the field including five from distance for the Colonels (12-15, 5-9 Southland Conference), who were 22 of 41 from 3-point range (54 percent), a season high. Danny […]