Dayton holds off late VCU rally to claim Atlantic 10 title

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Kendall Pollard and Kyle Davis each grabbed clutch defensive rebounds and were perfect in four tries at the free-throw line in the last 16 seconds as Dayton held off a challenge from VCU for a 79-72 win in the battle for the Atlantic 10 Conference championship and top seed into the conference tournament.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco on road back again from injuries

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Mesoraco had a breakout season in 2014, hitting 25 homers and making the All-Star team. Now the Cincinnati Reds catcher is just trying back to get on the field and, he hopes, stay there.

  • Written by JACK THOMPSON , Associated Press