State & National News

March 3, 2015 - 1:14am
26 min 26 sec ago

BOSTON (AP) — Running the Boston Marathon requires endurance, but 8½ feet of snow and lots of treacherous black ice are testing this year's participants in frustrating new ways.

With race day less than two months away, the brutal weather is sending some runners indoors to basement treadmills and health clubs — and driving others just plain nuts.

Though the worst of the winter now seems past, there are only 48 days left until April 20, the 119th...

March 3, 2015 - 12:48am
26 min 26 sec ago

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ben Smith scored just hours after being acquired by San Jose in a deadline deal and the Sharks shut out Montreal for the third straight meeting in a 4-0 win over the Canadiens on Monday night.

Joe Pavelski, Matt Irwin and Patrick Marleau also scored for the Sharks, who snapped an eight-game home losing streak by beating the top team in the Eastern Conference.

Alex Stalock made 20 saves for his fourth career shutout and first...

March 3, 2015 - 12:21am
26 min 26 sec ago

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Marcel Mosley hit four 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff to a 64-62 win over Jackson State on Monday night.

Ghiavonni Robinson and Thaddeus Handley Jr. added 11 points apiece, and Tevin Hammond had nine points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals for UAPB (11-20, 8-9 Southwestern).

The Golden Lions led 39-30 at halftime and held off Jackson State (10-19, 8-8) to win their second game in a row...

March 3, 2015 - 12:04am
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GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Jeffrey Simmons had 20 points and six assists as Mississippi Valley State held on to beat Grambling State 66-62 on Monday night.

DeAngelo Priar had 15 points and eight rebounds and Isaac Williams added 12 points for Mississippi Valley State (6-24, 5-12 Southwestern Athletic Conference).

Grambling was ahead 50-43 with 6:57 left but MVSU had a 14-0 run to take a 57-50 lead with 4:56 remaining. Grambling charged back and closed...

March 2, 2015 - 11:59pm
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Virginia 59, Syracuse 47


Boston College 66, Virginia Tech 59

Delaware St. 85, Hampton 75

Howard 61, Norfolk St. 59, OT

MVSU 66, Grambling St. 62

McNeese St. 70, Lamar 69

NC A&T 67, Bethune-Cookman 50...

March 2, 2015 - 11:48pm
26 min 26 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic, out for the rest of the season after he was diagnosed with multiple blood clots in his lungs, says he expects to be able to resume playing in July once he is finished with blood-thinning medication.

Teletovic was hospitalized in Los Angeles after experiencing shortness of breath during a Jan. 22 game against the Clippers. He was diagnosed with pulmonary embolus, which has also sidelined Miami Heat All-Star Chris Bosh...

March 2, 2015 - 11:24pm
26 min 26 sec ago

Bryant 55, CCSU 53

Fairleigh Dickinson 84, Sacred Heart 75

Mercy 80, New Rochelle 49

St. Francis (NY) 73, LIU Brooklyn 49

St. Francis (Pa.) 90, Mount St. Mary's 87

Wagner 66, Robert Morris 60


Alabama St. 60, Prairie...

March 2, 2015 - 11:22pm
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — John Brisco, who finished with 20 points, made two late free throws to secure Prairie View A&M's 67-65 victory over Alabama State on Monday night.

Brisco nailed 4 of 6 from beyond the arc and was 4 of 4 from the line. Tre Hagood had 13 points and Karim York added 12 with nine rebounds for Prairie View A&M (13-16, 11-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which has won seven straight.

Alabama State was up 30-29 at the...

March 2, 2015 - 11:22pm
26 min 26 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — James Daniel scored 19 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer just before the final buzzer in overtime, as Howard beat Norfolk State 61-59 on Monday night to break a 10-game losing streak to the Spartans.

Norfolk State's Rashid Gaston was whistled for an offensive foul with 35.5 seconds left and Daniel wound down the shot clock for the final shot.

James Miller added 13 points for Howard (16-14, 10-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic...

March 2, 2015 - 11:20pm
26 min 26 sec ago

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Georges Niang had 20 of his 23 points in the second half and No. 17 Iowa State rallied from a 21-point deficit to stun No. 15 Oklahoma 77-70 on Monday night and snap a two-game losing streak.

Monte Morris had 19 points for the Cyclones (21-8, 11-6 Big 12), who maintained their shot at a share of the conference title following one of the wilder league games in years.

Oklahoma raced to a 19-point halftime lead. But Iowa State score 22...

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