Iverson, Shaq headline emotional Hall of Fame ceremony

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — When Shaquille O'Neal was 10 years old, his father made a prediction.

Friday night when his son became a Hall of Famer, it was realized.

  • Written by KYLE HIGHTOWER, AP Sports Writer

Tulsa rides wave of confidence into matchup with Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —€” Tulsa will be a huge underdog coming in to face No. 4 Ohio State Saturday in front of 100,000 fans in storied Ohio Stadium, but the Golden Hurricane won't be lacking in confidence.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

Bomb threats force evacuations at 2 Ohio prep football games

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a bomb threat prompted an evacuation and the cancellation of one high school football game and led to the evacuation of fans and teams after the completion of a second game in southwest Ohio.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

US beats Canada 4-2 in World Cup hockey exhibition

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Patrick Kane and Joe Pavelski each had a goal and an assist to help the United States beat Canada 4-2 on Friday night in an exhibition game before the World Cup of Hockey.

  • Written by CRAIG MERZ, Associated Press

Napoli's homer lifts Indians to 5-4 win over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Danny Salazar departed the mound early, Mike Napoli flexed his muscle and Cleveland's bullpen followed with a stifling performance.

  • Written by DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer