Mitchell scores 33 as Ohio State tops Maryland 94-86

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State made its case a changing of the guard could take place in Big Ten women's basketball this season as the seventh-ranked Buckeyes beat No. 5 Maryland 94-86 on Monday night.

  • Written by MARCUS HARTMAN, Associated Press

Newton defends actions after Super Bowl: I will not conform

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said Tuesday that he's "sore loser," but defended walking out of a press conference after the Super Bowl by saying he didn't feel like talking to the media after Carolina's 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos.

  • Written by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

Louisville's Pitino awaits NCAA interview about sex scandal

Coach Rick Pitino said Tuesday morning that he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about an escort's allegations that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team's dormitory.

  • Written by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer