• Byron, Radulov lead Canadiens past Senators in shootout

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens will take a brief moment to enjoy their shootout win at Ottawa. However, they know they need to be ready to face a hungry Senatars team again at home in less than 24 hours.

  • Butler, second unit help Bulls beat Jazz 95-86

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, Bobby Portis added a career-high 22 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Utah Jazz 95-86 on Saturday night.

  • Reds pitcher Arroyo hit in face by catcher’s throw, exits

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo was hit in the face by a catcher’s throw on a stolen base attempt and exited a spring training game against Texas.

  • Blue Jacks top Islanders 3-2 on Atkinson’s overtime winner

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored 1 minute, 19 seconds into overtime Saturday to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders.

  • Heat pull away late, top Timberwolves 123-105

    MIAMI (AP) — Hassan Whiteside scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Tyler Johnson scored 23 off the bench and the Miami Heat downed the Minnesota Timberwolves 123-105 on Friday night.

  • Crowder helps lift Celtics past Knicks 98-95

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jae Crowder scored nine of his 24 points late in the fourth quarter, Avery Bradley had 16 overall, and the Boston Celtics edged the Brooklyn Nets 98-95 on Friday night.

  • Crosby leads injury-ravaged Penguins to 4-3 win over Devils

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored twice to move into a tie for the NHL lead with 37, Carter Rowney added the first goal of his NHL career and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New Jersey Devils 6-4 on Friday night.

  • Baylor women get Alexis Jones back for NCAA opener at home

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Welcome back Alexis Jones, just in time for top-seeded Baylor to start another women’s NCAA Tournament at home.

  • Tigers’ Fulmer progressing well after sprained ankle

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — AL Rookie of the Year Michael Fulmer said his injured right ankle that cost him a start for the Detroit Tigers earlier this month is 100 percent and that he’s on track to be ready for the start of the regular season.

  • Marlins waiting to determine extent of Prado’s injury

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Marlins are still waiting to learn the extent of third baseman Martin Prado’s hamstring injury, including whether he’ll be available for opening day.