No. 5 Xavier in running for high NCAA tournament seed

CINCINNATI (AP) — When Xavier went to Michigan for its third game of the season and won by 16 points, the Musketeers started thinking this season could be extraordinary. Nothing since has changed their minds.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Votto one of few Reds stars left, won't hear talk of losing

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Votto is the one Reds player whose contract makes him virtually impossible to trade. He's in Cincinnati for the long haul, so he doesn't want to hear anything about more grim seasons ahead.

  • Written by GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press

Infantino leads after 1st round of FIFA presidential vote

ZURICH (AP) — There was no clear winner in the first round of voting in the FIFA presidential election, with Gianni Infantino getting the biggest tally.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writers ROB HARRIS, AP Sports Writers