Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte died in separate traffic accidents early Sunday in their native Dominican Republic.

  • Written by EZEQUIEL LOPEZ BLANCO , Associated Press

Northwestern wins in Columbus for 1st time since 1977

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Scottie Lindsey said the fact that Northwestern won in Columbus for the first time in 40 years on Sunday was not a huge deal to him. What is huge is another important Big Ten win for the Wildcats, who are pushing for an NCAA Tournament bid for the first time in school history.

  • Written by MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer