Blue Jackets score twice in shootout to top Hurricanes 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joonas Korpisalo doesn't get many starts as the backup to the league's top goalie, Sergei Bobrovsky. On the ice for the Blue Jackets for the first time in three weeks, he made it count.


  • Written by By ROBERT DENHARD , Associated Press

No. 21 Xavier sends No. 16 Baylor to its 1st loss, 76-63

CINCINNATI (AP) — After giving up 102 points in its first loss of the season, No. 21 Xavier spent all of its practice time working on defense. It showed the next time out.


  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Ex-Ohio State great widens lawsuit over commercial image use

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State and NFL star is asking a judge to let him expand a class-action lawsuit over allegations that marketing campaigns for dozens of big-time colleges and universities improperly used the images of thousands of current and former football players.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Clemson, Auburn, Oklahoma, Wisconsin are playoff top 4

Clemson, Auburn, Oklahoma and Wisconsin will enter championship weekend positioned to earn a playoff spot with just one more victory.

But a potential Alabama-Ohio State controversy looms.

  • Written by By RALPH D. RUSSO , AP College Football Writer

Sochi investigator says Russian denials risk tougher penalty

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian sports officials risk talking themselves into a tougher punishment for the country's Olympic team, according to the investigator who detailed an orchestrated doping program.

  • Written by By GRAHAM DUNBAR , AP Sports Writer