State & National News

February 7, 2016 - 10:46pm
5 min 30 sec ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch may have given indication he's retiring.

Lynch sent a tweet during the fourth quarter of Sunday night's Super Bowl with a pair of cleats hanging from a power line, along with an emoji depicting a peace sign.

Lynch's tweet was immediately followed by statement of thanks and congratulations from teammates including Richard Sherman and Bruce Irvin. Messages left for Lynch's representatives were...

February 7, 2016 - 10:30pm
5 min 30 sec ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Linebacker Von Miller earned Super Bowl MVP honors Sunday night, forcing two fumbles and getting 2 1/2 sacks to help the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 for the championship.

Five years after being drafted No. 2 behind Cam Newton, Miller harassed Carolina's quarterback from start to finish.

Denver's first touchdown came when Miller ripped the football away from Newton, and the fumble was recovered in the end...

February 7, 2016 - 10:23pm
5 min 30 sec ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver's two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title with a 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Manning threw for just 141 yards and committed two turnovers in one of the least productive games of his brilliant career that could be coming to an end.

But with Miller leading a defense that...

February 7, 2016 - 10:22pm
5 min 30 sec ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Denver Broncos use dominating defense to defeat Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50.

February 7, 2016 - 8:30pm
2 hours 15 min ago
EAST

Canisius 67, Rider 61

Fairfield 80, Manhattan 70

Iona 75, Niagara 61

Marist 79, Siena 73

St. Bonaventure 65, Saint Louis 62

UConn 85, East Carolina 67

SOUTH

Berry 71, Rhodes 62

Birmingham-Southern 59,...

February 7, 2016 - 8:19pm
2 hours 25 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is taking a day off from the "Let's Move" campaign while enjoying the Super Bowl.

The campaign, led by First Lady Michelle Obama, is focused on curbing obesity, but she admits that the first family takes "Let's Move" off the table for the big game.

President Barack Obama says the Obamas will watch the game with a regular group of friends. The president says they'll eat wings, pizza and nachos. He says there's also a...

February 7, 2016 - 8:01pm
2 hours 35 min ago

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Jorge Vazquez hit a home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, lifting Mexico's Mazatlan Venados to a 5-4 comeback victory over Venezuela's Aragua Tigres for the Caribbean Series championship.

It was Mexico's third title in four years.

Mexico took an early 2-0 lead, but Venezuela came back with two runs in the fifth inning and two more in the seventh to grab the lead. In the bottom of the...

February 7, 2016 - 7:57pm
3 hours 5 min ago

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Venus Williams clinched victory for the U.S. Fed Cup team against Poland on Sunday in the Group II first round, advancing her team to the World Group Playoff in April.

A win in April would put the U.S. in contention for the Fed Cup title next year. The draw for the playoffs is Tuesday.

Williams needed just one hour to snatch a 6-1, 6-2 win against Poland's No. 2 player Magda Linette and record the 19th victory of her Fed...

February 7, 2016 - 7:20pm
4 hours 5 min ago

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rickie Fowler hit two balls into the water on the par-4 17th hole to give Hideki Matsuyama an unexpected victory Sunday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

After blowing a two-shot lead on the 317-yard hole in regulation when he blasted a driver through the green and into the water, Fowler pulled a 5-wood into the lake on the fourth hole of a playoff to set up the deciding bogey. Matsuyama birdied the hole in regulation and two-putted for par...

February 7, 2016 - 6:44pm
4 hours 35 min ago

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Courtney Walker scored 29 points, including 10 in overtime, and No. 12 Texas A&M bounced back from two straight losses to beat No. 23 Tennessee 76-71 on Sunday.

After a sloppy first half, which ended with the Aggies on top 30-29, the third quarter would was owned by Tennessee, which shot 60 percent to open a 51-40 lead. A&M made just 2 of 17 shots.

That is when Walker and the Aggies roared back, outscoring...

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