Senators beat inconsistent Blue Jackets 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets, trailing 2-0 with the clock winding down Thursday night, got a full minute of a 5-on-3 power-play chance. But the NHL's best power-play unit couldn't capitalize, bouncing one of the shots off the post.


  • Written by MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer

Dayton hands Richmond 1st loss in Atlantic 10, 75-59

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Charles Cooke scored 17 points and Scoochie Smith added 15 to lead five Dayton players in double figures for a 75-59 victory over Richmond on Thursday night.


Francona on Encarnacion: I didn't think there was a chance

BOSTON (AP) — When Edwin Encarnacion became a free agent this offseason, Indians manager Terry Francona didn't allow himself to daydream about adding the former Blue Jays slugger to his roster.

  • Written by JIMMY GOLEN , AP Sports Writer