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Indians starter Mike Clevinger to have left knee surgery

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are already dealing with adversity before taking the field for their first full-squad workout. Starter Mike Clevinger was undergoing surgery Friday to repair torn meniscus in his left knee after the right-hander hurt it while ...

Baby giraffe named ‘Burreaux’ after LSU’s star quarterback

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University's Hesiman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow has a new honor to add to his long list of awards and achievements. He inspired the name of the newest male giraffe at Louisiana's capital city zoo. A public naming competition selected the ...

Olofsson scores 2 in Sabres’ 4-3 OT win over Blue Jackets

By JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Look out NHL, Victor ""Goal-ofsson" is back. Taking two periods to shake off the rust after missing six weeks with a sprained left ankle, Buffalo forward Victor Olofsson quickly rediscovered his scoring touch in the Sabres' 4-3 overtime ...

Luke Fickell tells Michigan State he’s staying at Cincinnati

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Luke Fickell informed Michigan State on Monday that he's decided to stay at Cincinnati, leaving the Spartans to resume their search to find Mark Dantonio's replacement. Fickell has rebuilt Cincinnati into a Top 25 program in his three ...

Kucherov’s OT goal lifts Lightning over Blue Jackets 2-1

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The extra incentive to win was evident in the amped-up intensity, extra pushing and shoving, and scattered punches exchanged between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets. In the end, a major gaffe by Columbus' Zach Werenski ...

Pritzl scores 19, Wisconsin cruises past Ohio State 70-57

By GENARO C. ARMAS Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin guard Brevin Pritzl was looking down at the final boxscore from a podium when Trevor Anderson leaned in from a few seats over to give his teammate a compliment. It might have been the only time that Pritzl was caught off ...

Clippers hand Cavs worst home loss in franchise history

STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The presence of Andre Drummond began the night with optimism for the Cleveland Cavaliers. That positive feeling was quickly dashed by a 133-92 loss Sunday to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Cavaliers' worst home defeat in franchise ...

AP Source: Browns star Garrett meets with NFL about return

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Suspended Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett met Monday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss his possible reinstatement, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press. Garrett, who was banned indefinitely for ...

Morris leads Knicks past Cavaliers 139-134 in overtime

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love doesn't know what the future holds. All he can do is make the most of the present. Right now, that's not easy in Cleveland. Love scored a season-high 33 points in possibly his final home game with the Cavaliers, but Marcus ...

Robinson, Green lead Warriors past Cavaliers, 131-112

STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have the worst record in the NBA, but Steve Kerr hasn't lost his sense of humor. The Warriors coach grew accustomed to dealing with a media throng when Golden State played NBA Finals games in Cleveland every season ...