Pistons overcome James, Cavaliers in 106-101 win

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — If Reggie Jackson and Andre Drummond play like they did Thursday night, the Detroit Pistons shouldn't have much trouble making the playoffs.

  • Written by NOAH TRISTER , AP Sports Writer

Xavier stays alive in Big East with win over No. 18 Butler

NEW YORK (AP) — Trevon Bluiett helped Xavier advance to the semifinals of the Big East Tournament and he may just have ensured the Musketeers will be playing in the NCAA Tournament as well.

  • Written by JIM O'CONNELL , AP Basketball Writer

Carter, Kaminski help Ohio slip past Toledo in MAC tourney

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Carter had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Kenny Kaminski hit the go-ahead jumper with seven seconds left and No. 2 seed Ohio beat Toledo 67-66 on Thursday night in the Mid-American Conference Tournament.


Osweiler deal a stunner; Cutler's release no surprise

Everyone expected a free agency flurry when the NFL's year began on Thursday. Predicting what happened with Brock Osweiler was beyond anyone's projections.

  • Written by BARRY WILNER , AP Pro Football Writer