Maryland beats Northwestern 71-64 to stop road skid

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Kevin Huerter scored 18 points and Maryland beat Northwestern 71-64 to snap a seven-game road losing streak on Monday night. With Huerter leading the way, the Terrapins (19-11, 8-9 Big Ten) won on the road for the first time since Dec. 3 and handed Northwestern (15-14, 6-10) …

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Gray whale returned to ocean after 3 days beached in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — A grey whale has been returned safely to the Pacific Ocean after three days beached on the coast of Mexico’s Baja California Sur state. The federal environmental protection agency says in a statement that the whale swam into a shallow canal near Puerto Adolfo Lopez Mateos last …

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Brown leads No. 20 Duke women past No. 9 FSU, 79-66

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke senior Lexie Brown wants to earn a few more games at Cameron Indoor Stadium. For the Blue Devils to have any chance of accomplishing that, the Blue Devils probably had to knock off No. 9 Florida State. Brown scored 30 points, and No. 20 Duke upset …

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Fergie Apologizes for Disastrous National Anthem

Forgive the mixed sports metaphor, but Fergie really wishes she could have a mulligan on her NBA All-Star Game national anthem performance. The artist made headlines for all the wrong reasons on Sunday night after she donned a sexy dress and then belted out some kind of sultry rendition of our …

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Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

BOISE, Idaho — A Republican state senator who yelled at University of Idaho students affiliated with Planned Parenthood now faces an ethics complaint after he posted on social media Monday that the students should discuss “killing babies” with his Democratic colleague. A dozen students, who had travelled nearly 300 miles …

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Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near

FORT WORTH, Texas — Baker Mayfield doesn’t like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn’t surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners. At a stop in his home state of Texas to accept the Davey O’Brien Award …

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OF Jarrod Dyson, D-backs reach 2-year, $7.5 million deal

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a two-year, $7.5 million deal with outfielder Jarrod Dyson. Arizona announced the contract late Monday afternoon, shortly after the Boston Red Sox reached agreement on a five-year, $110 million contract with J.D. Martinez. He had a big half-season with Arizona last …

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Court: Pardoned Peru strongman Fujimori can be tried again

LIMA, Peru — A court in Peru has determined that former Peruvian strongman Alberto Fujimori can be tried in connection with a 1992 massacre despite his recent pardon from a 25-year jail sentence. The ruling Monday paves the way for Fujimori to stand trial again for crimes committed during his …

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