Florida freshman Bassett to miss season with stress fracture

Florida freshman Bassett to miss season with stress fractureGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida freshman Dontay Bassett will miss the season because of a stress fracture in his right foot.Bassett will have surgery, and with a recovery that is expected...

Capitals’ Winnik loses part of ear blocking shot

Capitals' Winnik loses part of ear blocking shotSUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Washington forward Daniel Winnik lost a part of his right ear when he was stuck in the head blocking a shot in the Capitals' 4-2 victory Thursday night...

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has a sudden wealth of depth

Associated PressSyracuse coach Jim Boeheim has a sudden wealth of depthBy MARK FRANKSYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Last season, the Syracuse Orange had to sweat out Selection Sunday, then shocked the college basketball world by advancing to the Final Four.This...

Flyers forward Dale Weise suspended for 3 games

Flyers forward Dale Weise suspended for 3 gamesNEW YORK (AP) Philadelphia Flyers forward Dale Weise was suspended for three games without pay by the NHL on Friday for an illegal check to Anaheim defenseman Korbinian Holzer's head.The hit...

Army hosts North Texas in key game for Black Knights

AP Sports WriterArmy hosts North Texas in key game for Black KnightsBy JOHN KEKISWEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) The sudden death of a budding star and two straight losses temporarily halted Army's fast start to the season. Count coach...

Silver says NBA labor deal not done yet, but getting close

AP Basketball WriterSilver says NBA labor deal not done yet, but getting closeBy BRIAN MAHONEYNEW YORK (AP) This season hasn't started and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver already has good news about next season.It appears there's no chance it...

Nittany Lions confident they can hang with No. 2 Buckeyes

Associated PressNittany Lions confident they can hang with No. 2 BuckeyesBy TRAVIS JOHNSONSTATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Ohio State coaches and players are plenty familiar with the difficult environment that awaits them in Happy Valley.The No. 2 Buckeyes (6-0,...

Knicks waive 5 players, reduce roster to limit of 15

Knicks waive 5 players, reduce roster to limit of 15NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks waived forwards Lou Amundson and Cleanthony Early and injured guard Chasson Randle, trimming their roster to 15 players.Guard J.P. Tokoto and forward...

UCF faces UConn in what may or may not be a rivalry game

AP Sports WriterUCF faces UConn in what may or may not be a rivalry gameBy PAT EATON-ROBBSTORRS, Conn. (AP) UCF visits UConn on Saturday for what may or may not be an annual rivalry game.UConn coach Bob Diaco...

Blazers stay true to the process for 2016-17 season

AP Sports WriterBlazers stay true to the process for 2016-17 seasonBy ANNE M. PETERSONPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) No longer the NBA's surprising overachievers, Damian Lillard says the Trail Blazers need to stay true to the process.Portland went 44-38 last...