DETROIT (AP) — It was just over a year ago that Central Michigan introduced Jim McElwain as its new football coach, and at that point, the Chippewas were about as far from a championship as possible.
When Baylor jumped out to a quick 25-point lead over Oklahoma, there was a sense for the Bears that they really did belong in those conversations about being a Big 12 contender — and maybe even bigger things.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In what could best be described as a veteran move, Rui Hachimura tried to duck out of doing a postgame media session by pleading that he was worried about missing the Washington Wizards' team flight out of town.
TORONTO (AP) — No matter what, the Toronto Raptors were determined to double-team James Harden.
It wasn't supposed to be Week 14 when the Bears finally fired on all cylinders, but that's exactly what they did for the first time in Thursday's stunning 31-24 handling of the Dallas Cowboys to improve to 7-6, their first time back above .500 since …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State pulled off it's biggest win of the season thus far, shutting down No. 2 Louisville down the stretch and dealing the Cardinals their first loss.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins and starting pitcher Michael Pineda agreed Thursday to a two-year, $20 million contract to bring the right-hander back after a suspension for a banned diuretic, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.