Kevin Durant calls for NBA to toss Last Two Minute Report

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant is calling on the NBA to toss out the Last Two Minute Report because he, like the league's officials, believes it could only lead to more errors because referees might become tentative while trying to be perfect.

  • Written by JANIE McCAULEY, AP Sports Writer

No. 21 Oregon upsets No. 2 UCLA on Brooks' 3-pointer

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Dillon Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to give No. 21 Oregon an 89-87 victory over No. 2 UCLA on Wednesday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.

  • Written by RON RICHMOND, Associated Press

Sidelined with injury in '14, Barrett gets another chance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Ohio State captured an improbable national championship two years ago, J.T. Barrett was pushing himself around on the sideline on a scooter that kept his broken right ankle elevated.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

Surprising Blue Jackets pile up the wins, lead the NHL

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Montreal Canadiens two days before Christmas for the team's 12th consecutive win, the sell-out crowd at Nationwide Arena stayed put and cheered long past the final horn.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer