Sam Thompson drives to the basket against Tai Webster of Nebraska. Thompson went 3 of 3 from three-point range and had 15 points for Ohio State.
Jae’Sean Tate led four Ohio State scorers in double figures with a career-high 22 points last night as the Buckeyes took advantage of being home at Value City Arena to break a two-game losing streak with an 81-57 victory over Nebraska. Sam Thompson had 15 points, Shannon Scott 13 and D’Angelo Russell for Ohio State (20-8 overall, 9-6 Big Ten), which played at home for only the second time this month.
David Clarkson had underperformed in Toronto after playing for a Stanley Cup with New Jersey.
Four days short of the trade deadline, the Blue Jackets and Toronto Maple Leafs rocked the NHL on Thursday night by swapping big-ticket, free-agent regrets. The Blue Jackets sent injured right wing Nathan Horton — whose career likely is finished because of a degenerative back condition — to the Leafs for right wing David Clarkson, whose career has gone off the rails since he left the New Jersey Devils.
Marko Dano of the Blue Jackets and Nathan Beaulieu of the Canadiens collide as the puck bounces away in the third period.
The Blue Jackets trotted out a tired old act on Thursday night at Nationwide Arena, allowing three goals to the Montreal Canadiens in the first period of a 5-2 loss to the Eastern Conference leaders.
Andrew Bogut, left, of Golden State slaps the ball away from Timofey Mozgov of Cleveland in the first quarter.
LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points on Thursday night, and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors 110-99 for their 18th victory in the past 20 games.
Minnesota’s Carlos Morris (11) and Maurice Walker celebrate after Morris hit a three-pointer in the closing seconds to force overtime at Michigan State. He was fouled but missed the free throw.
Minnesota 96, Michigan State 90, OT: Carlos Morris made a tying three-pointer while being fouled with 2.2 seconds left in regulation, and although he missed the ensuing free throw, Minnesota controlled the overtime in defeating Michigan State last night.
Ameryst Alston scored 23 points and Kelsey Mitchell added 18, and the Ohio State women's basketball team dominated the second half in beating Penn State 88-70 in State College, Pa.
The New Jersey Devils have granted Jaromir Jagr his wish. The team traded the 43-year-old right wing to the Florida Panthers yesterday for a second-round pick in 2015 and a conditional third-round pick in 2016.
In NFL limbo for the past five-plus months, Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings still is in question. The path toward resolution of his status has been cleared, though the clash between league and the union over the personal-conduct policy persists.
Indiana coach Tom Crean reacts to a call during the Hoosiers’ loss at Northwestern.
No. 1 Kentucky 74, Mississippi State 56: Kentucky fought off a slow start but still cruised to a Southeastern Conference victory over host Mississippi State last night to keep its undefeated season on track.
The Ohio State women’s basketball team has reached the final two games of the regular season with the chance to accomplish something that few thought possible in November: earning a double bye for the Big Ten tournament.
The Inglewood (Calif.) City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan late Tuesday backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.