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Ohio State's Duane Washington, right, dribbles the ball up court against Penn State's Jamari Wheeler during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Penn State 83-79. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Liddell's late FTs lift Ohio State over Penn State 83-79

Jan. 27, 2021 10:18 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Standing on the foul line with the game hanging in the balance, Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell had no doubt what to do. “I iced it,” he said. Liddell scored 22 points, including the tiebreaking free throws with 59.7 seconds left, and No. 13 Ohio State held off Penn...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond (3) drives to the basket against Detroit Pistons' Mason Plumlee (24) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Sexton scores 29 points, Cavaliers beat Pistons 122-107

Jan. 27, 2021 9:40 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 29 points and Andre Drummond had 23 points, 16 rebounds and five steals against his former team, powering the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 122-107 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Taurean Prince added 16 points and rookie Isaac Okoro had 10 points and a...

Pippen scores 34 to carry Kent St. over Bowling Green 96-91

Jan. 27, 2021 7:46 PM EST

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Danny Pippen tied his career high with 34 points plus 11 rebounds as Kent State edged past Bowling Green 96-91 on Wednesday. Pippen was 11 of 19 from the field, including 5 of 9 from distance, to help reach 1,000 career points. Michael Nuga had 16 points and nine rebounds for Kent State...

NC State adds ex-Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips to staff

Jan. 27, 2021 4:35 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has added former Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips to its football staff. The school announced the hiring Wednesday, saying Phillips would serve as assistant head coach and receivers coach under Dave Doeren. In a statement, Doeren said Phillips would be “a...

Sears scores 21 to lead Ohio past Western Michigan 81-58

Jan. 26, 2021 11:49 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Mark Sears had a season-high 21 points as Ohio romped past Western Michigan 81-58 on Tuesday night. Dwight Wilson III had 19 points and eight rebounds for Ohio (9-6, 5-4 Mid-American Conference). Lunden McDay and Ben Vander Plas added 11 points apiece. Jason Preston had six points and...

Florida Panthers defenseman Radko Gudas, left, of the Czech Republic, collides with Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Hornqvist's shootout goal lifts Panthers over Blue Jackets

Jan. 26, 2021 10:54 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Patric Hornqvist scored the tying goal with 3 seconds left in regulation and had the game winner in a shootout as the Florida Panthers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Tuesday night. Hornqvist beat Joonas Korpisalo in the fifth round of the shootout to end it after Columbus'...

Dailey scores 14 to carry Akron past E. Michigan 86-65

Jan. 26, 2021 10:31 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Maishe Dailey scored 14 points and Ali Ali scored 13 and Akron beat Eastern Michigan 86-65 on Tuesday night. Akron (9-3, 7-2 Mid-American Conference), which won its fifth straight game, got 12 points and six rebounds from Bryan Trimble Jr. and Enrique Freeman scored 10 with nine...

Shumate's career-high 33 sends Toledo past Miami (Ohio)

Jan. 26, 2021 9:52 PM EST

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — JT Shumate scored a career-high 33 points making all 11 of his shot attempts and Toledo beat Miami (Ohio) 90-81 on Tuesday night. Shumate, whose perfect shooting night set a school record, buried five 3-pointers. Shumate's only blemish was at the foul line where he missed just one of...

FILE - Cleveland Indians' Cesar Hernandez watches his ball after hitting an RBI-single in the fifth inning in a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cleveland, in this Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, file photo. Free agent second baseman César Hernández has agreed to return to the Cleveland Indians on a 1-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told the Associated Press on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

AP source: Indians, 2B César Hernández agree on 1-year deal

Jan. 26, 2021 4:04 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians traded their All-Star shortstop. They're hanging on to their steady second baseman. Free agent César Hernández, who had a strong 2020 season with Cleveland, has agreed to return on a one-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on...

This combination of photos provided by Axiom Space in January 2021 shows, from left, Larry Connor, Michael Lopez-Alegria, Mark Pathy and Eytan Stibbe. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, Axiom announced they will be the first private space station crew, a year ahead of the planned launch. (Courtesy Axiom Space via AP)

1st private space crew paying $55M each to fly to station

Jan. 26, 2021 1:15 PM EST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first private space station crew was introduced Tuesday: Three men who are each paying $55 million to fly on a SpaceX rocket. They'll be led by a former NASA astronaut now working for Axiom Space, the Houston company that arranged the trip for next January. “This is...