49ers hire Chip Kelly as new coach

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers hired Chip Kelly as their coach Thursday, finding a focused, football-first leader CEO Jed York is counting on to turn the once-proud franchise back into a contender.

  • Written by JANIE McCAULEY, AP Sports Writer

Freshman Lyle's triple-double leads Ohio State past Rutgers


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — JaQuan Lyle did his part in the first half to keep Ohio State in the game against Rutgers on Wednesday night with a double-double, even though the Buckeyes trailed by two.

  • Written by CRAIG MERZ, Associated Press

2-time All-Star pitcher Luis Arroyo dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Arroyo, a two-time All-Star pitcher who helped the New York Yankees win the 1961 World Series, died Wednesday. He was 88.