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

Diack's son, 2 Russians banned for life in IAAF scandal

LONDON (AP) — The son of former IAAF president Lamine Diack and two Russian officials were banned from track and field for life on Thursday after an investigation into blackmail, bribery, extortion and doping cover-ups.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Clarett removed as speaker for youth conference

Former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett, who was charged with driving under the influence, has been removed as the guest speaker for the aspiring minority youth conference scheduled for Jan. 30 at the University of Toledo.