Troy Terry lifts US past Canada in world junior thriller

MONTREAL (AP) — Troy Terry scored the lone shootout goal, Tyler Parsons stopped all five shots he faced in the tiebreaker and the United States outlasted Canada 5-4 on Thursday night to win the world junior hockey title.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Herman defends hiring Beck as Texas OC

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — New Texas coach Tom Herman vigorously defended hiring former Ohio State assistant Tim Beck to be his offensive coordinator on Thursday, saying he was "surprised" by some of the social media criticism from Longhorns and Ohio State fans.

  • Written by JIM VERTUNO , AP Sports Writer