Griffey elected to Hall with highest percentage, Piazza in

NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Griffey Jr. was considered Mr. Clean during 22 years in the major leagues, untainted by accusations of drug use as he climbed the home-run list during the height of the Steroids Era.

He nearly made a clean sweep in Hall of Fame voting.

  • Written by RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer

No. 25 Dayton routs Massachusetts 93-63

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Steve McElvene is the big man No. 25 Dayton didn't have the past two seasons. Big Steve is making a difference for a much deeper and more versatile team.

  • Written by JEFF GILBERT, Associated Press

Predators acquire Ryan Johansen in trade with Blue Jackets

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — General manager David Poile hopes he finally has gotten Nashville the No. 1 center he's been trying to land for 18 years.

All it took was one of his best young defensemen.

  • Written by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer