• Sanders scores 15, Idaho holds off Troy 69-63

    DENTON, Texas (AP) — Victor Sanders made four 3-pointers and scored 15 points, Perrion Callandret added 13 points and Idaho beat Troy 69-63 on Tuesday night in the Mean Green Showcase.

  • San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9) is pressured by Phoenix Suns defenders Jon Leuer (30) and Mirza Teletovic (35) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 98-84. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Spurs’ Parker names cubs at Texas zoo for self, wife, son

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs star Tony Parker had a walk on the wild side this week and has named three African lion cubs at the San Antonio Zoo after his wife, their son and himself.

  • In this Nov. 21, 2015, file photo, Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis (11) dunks over Mount St. Mary’s BK Ashe (41) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Spokane, Wash. This year’s Battle 4 Atlantis tournament bracket is anchored by three Top 25 teams led by No. 10 Gonzaga, along with No. 19 Connecticut and new addition Texas A&M at No. 25. (AP Photo/Rajah Bose, File)

    No. 10 Gonzaga heads field of rivals at Battle 4 Atlantis

    PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — No one had to explain to Texas coach Shaka Smart about what to expect in this week’s Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.

  • Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) talks to Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler (17) after an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Chicago. The Broncos won 17-15. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    FANTASY PLAYS: Javorius Allen may help owners down stretch

    Meet Baltimore rookie tailback Javorius Allen, a fourth-round draft pick out of Southern California who just might become a vital addition to that playoff push for fantasy owners everywhere.

  • Creighton pulls away in 2nd half to beat Rutgers 85-75

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cole Huff scored 26 points, and Creighton broke open a close game with 13 consecutive points in the second half to beat Rutgers 85-75 Monday night in the Main Event tournament at the MGM Grand.

  • Texas-Arlington knocks off Memphis 68-64

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Hervey had 22 points and 11 rebounds as Texas-Arlington knocked off Memphis 68-64 on Monday night for its second upset victory in three days.

  • Samford holds off Troy 83-79

    DENTON, Texas (AP) — Darius Jones-Gibson scored 16 points, Christen Cunningham and Marcus Johnson each scored 15, and Samford beat Troy 83-79 on Monday at the Mean Green Showcase.

  • In this Sept. 8, 2008, file photo, planes taxi on runways at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.  According to an Associated Press analysis, airplanes spent a record 23 minutes and 32 seconds, on average, taxiing between gates and runways during the first nine months of 2015. That’s the highest since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics started tracking taxi times in 1995 and a 50-second increase over last year’s average. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Stuck waiting: ground delays at US airports on the rise

    NEW YORK (AP) — On a recent morning, Delta Air Lines Flight 435 pushed back early from the gate at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Passengers watched the safety video and settled in for a six-hour trip.

  • 2015 AP Northeast Inland All-District Team

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2015 Associated Press Northeast Inland All-District football team, as selected by a media panel from the district:

  • In this Nov. 15, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) plays during an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers,  in Pittsburgh. Manziel got promoted during the bye week. Everyone else was put on notice. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    Video of Manziel causes stir as Browns end bye week

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel couldn’t make it through the Browns’ bye week without being a distraction.