Wennberg lifts Blue Jackets over Canucks 2-1 in shootout

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Columbus coach John Tortorella wasn't looking for any special fanfare in his first visit to Vancouver since the Canucks fired him after a single season.


Manziel not charged despite claims he hit ex-girlfriend

CLEVELAND (AP) — Despite disturbing allegations that he struck his ex-girlfriend, troubled Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has not been charged with a crime and two Texas police departments have closed their cases on a possible assault.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Wisconsin wins 5th straight, beats Ohio State 79-68

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The conversation in the locker room at halftime between Wisconsin interim coach Greg Gard and forward Nigel Hayes was brief and to the point.

  • Written by GENARO C. ARMAS, AP Sports Writer