• Lammers too much for Orange, leads Georgia Tech to big win

    ATLANTA (AP) — Ben Lammers scored 23 points, Tadric Jackson added 20 points and Georgia Tech held off a late charge by Syracuse to win 71-65 on Sunday.

  • Clark: Comments “unprofessional” on Betances arbitration

    PHOENIX (AP) — Baseball union chief Tony Clark calls the public comments surrounding the salary arbitration hearing involving Yankees reliever Dellin Betances “unprecedented” and “unprofessional.”

  • Dellin Betances sees no need to talk with Randy Levine

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Dellin Betances doesn’t feel he needs to talk with Randy Levine after the New York Yankees president called the reliever a victim of “over-the-top demands based on very little sense of reality” by his representatives at an arbitration hearing Friday won by the team.

  • Rangers slip past Capitals for 2-1 win

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mats Zuccarello scored a third-period goal and Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves in the New York Rangers’ 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday.

  • Veteran Lester thinks Cubs’ youth helps chance for repeating

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — No baseball team has repeated as World Series champions since the New York Yankees reigned from 1998 through 2000.

  • Devils edge Islanders 3-2 behind Schneider’s 40 saves

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For a franchise with three Stanley Cup championships and a long list of postseason appearances, the modern-day New Jersey Devils find themselves having to learn the lessons their predecessors knew by rote.

  • Silver: NBA will keep eye on state’s inclusion policies

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The NBA is continuing to monitor how states are handling laws regarding the protections of transgender people, with Commissioner Adam Silver warning that any less-than-inclusive policies will help the league decide where to hold All-Star Games going forward.

  • Anthony: Wanted to get away, but All-Star a break from drama

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carmelo Anthony was looking forward to being somewhere other than New Orleans this weekend.

  • Blind cleric serving life sentence dies in federal prison

    BUTNER, N.C. (AP) — A federal prison official says a blind Egyptian cleric serving a life sentence in the United States in connection with a failed plot to blow up landmarks in New York City has died.

  • Malloy: XL Center renovations needed with or without team

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — No matter if Connecticut can’t attract another professional hockey team to its capital city, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday the aging XL Center in downtown Hartford still needs to be either overhauled or ultimately shuttered.